[RNLD] minidisc problems

Frank Seidel frank.zidle at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jul 24 23:46:32 UTC 2014

Hello Bill,

did you check if your deck can read the MD format you used to record those
MD's back in the day?



On Thu, Jul 24, 2014 at 7:23 PM, Bill Poser <billposer2 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I am transferring the audio from a bunch of Sony minidiscs recorded 15
> years ago. Some of them will not play in the minidisc deck I am using
> (Denon DMD-1000). The deck tries for a while to read the table of contents,
> then announces that the table of contents is unreadable.
> I am wondering whether anyone has experience with this and knows whether
> these discs may nonetheless be readable. In particular:
>    1. my impression is that such errors normally result from a damaged
>    minidsic, but I wonder if it is possible for them to result from a fussy
>    deck? My deck appears to be in good condition but is and bought used
>    2. if the problem is indeed due to damage to the minidisc, is it
>    possible to reconstruct the table of contents and so render the discs
>    playable?
> Bill

Frank Seidel, Ph.D.
University of Florida
Center for African Studies at the University of Florida
427 Grinter Hall - PO Box 115560
Gainesville, FL 32611-5560
Tel: 352.392.2183
Fax: 352.392.2435
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