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Originally Posted by cwa107 View Post
Just keep in mind that not all writable optical media is created equal and some types have very limited stability. All optical media will eventually break down, but I have seen discs that are less than 10 years old fail to mount after sitting undisturbed in a case. For this reason, I recommend something like a mirrored NAS for long term storage of important things like pictures.
Yep! Even good optical media has limited life expectancy, and this has much to do with the storage environments.

FWIW commercially PRESSED optical media lasts longer than burned media.

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