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CD's won't play on Home & Car stereo after Burning in Mp3 or WAv

Hi, would CD-R or CD+R or even CD-RW CD+RW have anything to do with play back on older stereo's ,I'm using CD-R at the moment as they have played OK on my Computers,but the last CD's where for my parents who have a 6 or 7 year old stereo ? They are being burnt on a High End Toshiba notebook P300 and have Burnt in Mp3 and Wav on CD-R and dont play back on car stereo either ? I was told to use Minus ( - ) CD's & DVD's,I have no problem with the DVD's ? I'm confused LOL,I posted a similar question earlier ! Thanks in advance.

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Most older car and home stereos will NOT play mp3's or wav files reguardless what kind of CD they are written on.
You need a newer stereo OR convert the mp3s to cd audio and then burn them to any recordable cd.. (audio cds can be read by any cd player but will take more space)

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I may add alot of times older equipment has a hard time reading burned cd's because when ever burning cd's the pits that are burnt into the cd are shallow. The faster the cd burns the more shallow it is... one thing you can try to do is burn at 2x in the WAV format cause it most diffenately will not read mp3 format being that old equipment. You may get lucky burning at 2x because the pits that it burns in the cdrom will be deeper. As the clarification said do use CD-R's. If this doesn't work at 2x chances are that equipment is just not going to be able to read a burnt cd period. Good Luck!!! I hope this works for you!!!


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