The Outer Limit: CD-Rs with 80, 90 and 99 Minutes

Testing CD Playback In Car, PC And Home Stereos

CD changer cartridge with 6 CDs for in-car operation.

Slot for the changer cartridge in a modern car.

After the oversized audio CDs have been compiled, replay in various CD devices can be tested. In any case, we were amazed at how many CD players, even older ones, could play oversized CDs. In general, no problems occur with 80- or 90-minute CDs. On the other hand, things look critical with 99-minute CDs: frequently, these can only be replayed in CD-ROM drives in a PC or in the burner itself. Conventional CD players in hi-fi systems may show errors either in reading or in replay of the outer edges.

Cartridge installed in CD changer.