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Previously Ian Roberts <email@example.com> wrote:
> Ive seen 0.9metre cables available for sale.
> I thought 0.45m is longest one should use to ensure reliable data integrity.
> I'd be interested in your experience using cables over 0.45m
60cm: Problems with CD-writer, 90cm problems with everything.
I use some cut down to single connector cables, 60cm -> 45cm
and 90cm -> 60cm. The second works well with HDDs, but not with
The CD-Writer (TEAC CD-W540E) problems were exclusively on
writing were I would get some wrong bits on the wriotten CD
(not defect bits, the writer just wrote the wrong data).
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