The CD Option-A jukebox disc
Primer for CD media use
Most of the portable players covered in this area have relied on expensive memory chips to store skip free music in diminutive shells. This is the reason players are so expensive, as the majority of the cost for these players is for memory. As long as memory stays expensive, so too will the cost of the players. If you want to bypass this nasty little problem, you can enter the world of ridiculously cheap storage media with the added ability of storing 700 megabytes on one 50-cent disc. Welcome to the world of portable CD players, and with a little preparation, you can groove to the same digital MP3 files while skating, for a fraction of what your buddy paid.
Step 1: Start with a newer PC
If you have an older computer, you should consider what is required in utilizing the CD-RW (Re-writer). If you have a slower processor and limited memory, it would be a good idea to upgrade to a newer computer before you begin buying and installing a CD-RW. A Pentium II 200 with 64 megabytes of memory is the minimum you should have in your computer to assure smooth CD writes.
Step 2: Writing vs. Re-writing
If you want to put music on CDs and then re-record music on them later on, then you should invest in a CD Re-writer (CD-RW). If you want to put on the music on your discs only once, then you should get a CD Recorder. Although CD-RW drives are a bit more expensive, they are good for backing up your computer's data.
Step 3: Know your writer's format
Be careful when choosing a format for your CD writer. If you are like most people, you can choose an IDE format which is a bit slower but easier to set up. If you are a power user, then you can opt for the faster SCSI format. If you do so, make sure you have a motherboard that has a SCSI interface (or buy a PCI slot adapter).
Step 4: Remember the software
When considering which CD-R to get, remember that the big name firms such as Hewlett Packard tend to ship their machines with lots of bundled software, which is the real key in how well the burner will work. Look for titles such as Adaptec Easy CD creator 4.0 that will ship with the burner.
» Screen Music Connect To Explore The Music Of Film, Television And Interactive Media
» Skype and Mixcloud Launch "Connecting..." Podcast Series
» Voice-Controlled Speakers & The Music We Listen Too
» Hybrid Studios Announces Online Mastering Services
» ICMP Launches Spotlight Blog
Digital Skool Directory
» [2018-06-23] The 2018 MIDEM Silk Road International Music Alliance Signing; International Music Industries Signing Of A Mutual Resource Sharing Agreement With Shanghai Conservatory Of Music & The China Records Group
» [2018-06-06] Screen Music Connect To Explore The Music Of Film, Television And Interactive Media; Created By James Hannigan, Award-winning Composer And Game Music Connect Co-founder, Screen Music Connect Builds On The Success Of The Sold-out Game Music Conferences
» [2018-06-05] Fred Casimir To Develop BMG's Global Recordings Business; As Well As Building BMG's European Infrastructure, Casimir Was Instrumental In Developing BMG's Recordings Business
» [2018-06-03] 13 Music Label Sold To MTN; DSN Music Spins Off Record Label To Albuquerque Music Entrepreneur's New Group
» [2018-06-02] CISAC 2018 Annual Report; A Comprehensive Overview Of The Confederation's Work To Serve 4 Million Creators And 239 Authors Societies Across The World
» [2018-06-02] MusicDish Announces A Love Electric 2018 China Tour; The Tour Will Crisscross Through China With 12 Shows In 8 Cities, Including Guangzhou, Dongguan, Zhuhai, Shenzhen, Kunming, Jiaxin, Wuhan And Beijing
» [2018-06-02] Darcus Beese Named President Of Island Records; Renowned U.K. Music Executive To Join Universal Music Group's U.S. Label Leadership
» [2018-05-17] Avant-Garde Label Maybe Noise Launches In Beijing; The Official Launch Will Be On May 26 At Magnet Theater With A Performance Supporting Its First Vinyl Release: Píng Zč
» [2018-05-04] Award-Winning Lithuanian Rock Band Colours Of Bubbles "She Is The Darkness" 2018 China Tour; The Tour Will Kickoff In Shanghai Where The Band Will Represent Lithuania During The Country's Signing To The Silk Road Music Alliance
» [2018-05-01] Hollywood Heavyweights Launch New Christian Music Label; Their Debut Release, Firma Collective - Songs For Every Soul, Was Produced By Mgrdichian And Mixed By The Legendary Brian Reeves
» [2018-04-30] Pop Artist Ava King Releases New Single; Paris-born Ava King Decided To Move To Beijing Where She Wrote For One Of The Biggest Chinese Movie Production Companies, HuaYi Brothers
» [2018-04-27] NetEase Cloud Music Sign Distribution Partnership With B2 Music; Chinese Music Streaming Service To Release Billboard "Best Of Asia" Album Series
follow MusicDish on