CD Duplication Information


It’s important to realize from the start that the

duplication and replication process is the same,

regardless of content, as well as the differences

between the CD duplication and replication process.

The duplication of CDs refers to burned CDs, such

as the CD burner with a personal computer. The

burned audio CDs have playability issues in some CD

players, normally car stereos, portable CD players,

and even older types of CD players.

The duplication of CDs has much faster turn times,

simply because a stamp doesn’t need to be made.

The process of duplication can start as soon as the

master is received, where the replication process

doesn’t start for 5 – 7 days, during which time a

glass master and stamper must be made.

When done locally with a personal computer, you

can duplicate an audio or data CD in just a couple

of minutes. To duplicate a CD, you must have a

computer with a CD-RW drive. This drive copies

the CD disks, and without one – you simply cannot

copy disks.

If you have a DVD-RW drive, you can copy both DVD

and CD disks. These drives are normally the way

to go, as they can copy virtually anything you

stick in the drive. Once you have your drive,

you’ll also need software to copy the disks, which

there are many out there for you to choose from.

With a CD-RW drive, you can copy audio CDs, data

CDs, even make SVCD copies. The disks used for

CD will hold up to 700 MB (MegaBytes) of data, or

up to a little over an hour of music.

With everything CD duplication has to offer you,

its no wonder why it’s so popular. If you’ve

never tried duplication before, you should rush

and get you a CD-RW drive for your computer right

now – as the many uses will simply amaze you.

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