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13 Reasons to use Optical for Archive
May 6, 2022

13 Reasons to use Optical for Archive

We cover all the reasons why optical should be considered for archive storage. In 2022 optical media ranges from 650MB to 5.5TB for a individual disc or cartridge. Optical is an ideal media for a second copy and provides a different technology to Hard disks, cloud or tape.

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How To Mount Loads of ISOs
May 27, 2022

How To Mount Loads of ISOs

Mount iso image directly in windows with no third party software, I show you how to access the iso images without using a drive letter to overcome the 26 drive letter limitation

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How to Read a Damaged Disc
Apr 29, 2022

How to Read a Damaged Disc

We use DDRescue on Windows installed with Cygwin to read a badly scratched DVD disc. We then use the Parity Volumes/erasure encoding to recover the data that would not read from the scratched area on the disc.

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Do you really need the Pioneer BDR-212EBK over the BDR-212DBK?
Apr 22, 2022

Do you really need the Pioneer BDR-212EBK over the BDR-212DBK?

We unbox and take a look at the Pioneer BDR-212EBK and find out why its more expensive than the BDR-212DBK.

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Sony DAM Content Manager
Oct 14, 2021

Sony DAM Content Manager

We take a look at the Sony Digital Asset Manager solution that comes bundled with the ODA drive Content Manager.

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How to Open and Fix a Drive that won't Eject
Sep 30, 2021

How to Open and Fix a Drive that won't Eject

We show how to fix a DVD drive that won't open or eject. We firstly show how to open the drive using the emergency eject hole and then how to remove the drive belt. Once removed we show how to restore the belt using boiling water and recommend that the belt is measured so it can then optionally be …

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