for CD and Cassette Manufacturing
(CD Replication Only)
playing time on a CD is 74 minutes,
spaces between songs.
* Maximum number of tracks
is 99. A single track
cannot be less
than 4 seconds.
* Submitted Source can
be a CD, CDR, 1630, Exabyte. You may submit
a DAT, but you
will be charged an additional $50.00 for the transfer
CD or CDR: A song list with the title
and running time (length) of
IMPORTANT: Be sure that whoever burns your CDR is
each song is
all that is required. You may adapt our Track
spaces that require start and stop times for each track.
If a log sheet
is not submitted, we will compile one for you and you will
that able to
"write" the disc per the Sony/Phillips Redbook
below this standard are very likely to be rejected by the
Maunfacturing facility on account of too many
inconsistencies that are not audible to the ear, but could
glitches on replicated discs).
DAT or 1630: A completed MASTER TIME CODE
LOG is REQUIRED.
Song 1 begins at 2:00. Song 1 ends at 5:32.
Song 2 begins
at 5:35 (etc.) Use our Track Sheet Form
similar. If you do not submit one, we
compile a log
on your behalf for $20.00
* Record DAT @ 44.1 KHz
with Time Code (Absolute Time)
* DAT's must have a minimum 1 minute of digital black
the start of
the program and after the program ends. The CD Plant
reject your DAT
tape unless it is formatted in this way.
* Normal DAT's are recorded at maximum 0 db level.
* If at all possible, avoid
using a 120 minute DAT tape:
90 minutes or
shorter is recommended (thicker tape,
less prone to
* In order to obtain precise indexing, there must be a
MINIMUM OF 2
SECONDS BETWEEN TRACKS. If you want your
together than that, be aware that the indexing cannot
be exact (in
other words, you might hear the last sound(s) of the
when you " index" to a specific track).
(Cassette Duplication Only)
* Submitted source should be a CD, or CDR.
* If you are submitting a
DAT please follow these guidelines:
Record DAT at 44.1 KHz with Time Code (Absolute Time)
DAT ONLY..It is recommended that your program begin AFTER
1 MINUTE of DIGITAL SILENCE. This serves 2
getting rid of any start-up noises prior to the beginning of
and keeping your material unaffected by FF/RWD stretch.
After Side A Program ends, continue with
1 MINUTE OF DIGITAL SILENCE before Side B begins.
After Side B ends continue with 1-MINUTE OF DIGITAL SILENCE.
This is recommended, not mandatory.
Normal DAT's are recorded at maximum 0 db level.
If at all possible, avoid using a 120-minute tape DAT;
90 minutes or shorter is recommended
(thicker tape, less prone to slack problems).