The CurrCon Java Applet displays prices on this
web page converted with today’s exchange rates into your local international currency,
e.g. Euros, US dollars, Canadian dollars, British Pounds, Indian Rupees…
CurrCon requires an up-to-date browser
and Java version 1.7 or later, preferably 1.8.0_05.
If you can’t see the prices in your local currency,
Troubleshoot. Use Chrome for best results.
CD-RW (Compact Disc Re-Writeable). CD-ROM (Compact Disc — Read Only Memory) drive that lets you create your own CD (Compact Disk) s, or copy existing ones, computer or
audio. The blanks can be erased and cost about
each. Last revised/verified: 2007-10-09 Usually the process of writing the reusable blanks is much
slower than non-erasableones. UDF (Universal Disk Format) software such as DirectCD lets you treat the CD-RW as a giant floppy, adding
to it a bit at a time. Most drives are either pure CD-ROM, or combination of CD-ROM, CD-R (Compact Disc — Recordable) and CD-RW. Speeds are
written 8×4×32× meaning 8 times faster than an audio cd plays to
write, 4 times faster to rewrite an erasableCD and 32 times faster to read.
You save money over the long run.
More environmentally conscious because there is less plastic to discard. With regular CDs (Compact Disks)
you can end up
with shopping bags full of backups.
Cost more to purchase.
Slower to write.
When you erase them, sophisticated spies can still read the some of the material that was previously on the
You can’t rewrite the label. It works best if you put a label on to start, the date stamp each
You have the extra erase step before use.
Be careful discarding CDs. They may contain passwords, bank accounts, credit card info, identity theft
info… A heavy duty shredder will destroy them.