Originally Posted by Cammy
CD-Rs with a more reflective surface read better on the CD32 than CD-Rs with a darker surface, even though the darker ones are usually the more expensive name brands. I have found the best CDs to use have a white, printable face with a silver back surface. Avoid those CD-Rs with dark blue surfaces.
The Datasafe discs i use are printable and have a light green reflective surface... They are cheap but they've never failed me in the last few years
. I mainly use an Optiarc CD/DVD burner (Sony/NEC) and also have an LG Blu-ray/DVD/CD burner in my HTPC, both work fine although the LG can be a bit loud at higher speeds.