Depending on the nature of your business, you may sporadically or often
need of CD/DVD
replication services. This may be due to a special event, a promotion, or
need to share information with remote clients or workers.
The prototypical copy you provide to your CD
duplication service is referred
to as the master
copy. It is important that the master copy is well prepared before delivery to
your CD replication service.
Preparing Your Master Copy before Delivery to Your CD Duplication Service
For the best possible quality, follow these tips on proper preparation of
your master CD/DVD.
You want to use the best brand of CD/DVDs. Do your homework and use high quality
media before sending your master to a CD duplication company.
- Do not burn
a CD on a laptop computer using battery power. The inconsistencies in energy
levels may result in a poor final product from your CD/DVD
- Be sure to always select the finalize option when making your master.
facilitates the compatibility level in regards to other CD-ROM drives.
re-write discs when preparing your master copy for CD/DVD
This brand of disc will result in many instances where your disc will not
compatible with other drives.
- Do not burn your CD/DVD from a network source.
Copy your source files to a local hard drive if they are originally from
a network source.
- This seems obvious, yet needs to be said. Avoid contact
or movement of your drive while you are burning your master. Any jolts
could result in skipping
during the process and a master not befitting to turn into your DVD
- If your application has it, use the burn-proof option. The feature
forces the burning process to slow down in the event the computer cannot
the information fast enough. Total burn time will be impeded, but the quality
of the master you are giving your CD
replication service will be superior.
is ideal to have all other applications closed on your computer when burning
your master CD/DVD. Diffusing your computers resources may result in errors,
slower burn time, or a final product of lesser quality.