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Burning visible images onto CD-Rs with data (beta)

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Step 3: Calibrate your CD-Rs

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Each brand (or maybe even set) of CD-Rs has slightly different properties such as track pitch or linear scanning velocity. Before successfully drawing a picture, it is necessary to determine what these values are. To do this, create a data file which represents a radial line. Draw this to the CD-R, and you may get a spiral. Now it's time for the guesswork. Try to change the values, to convert this spiral back into a radial line.
 
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emgee8 years ago
How many tries has it taken people to get the images aligned properly?
zhfox9 years ago
How do you make the data file and stuff?