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AES28-1997 (s2012): AES standard for audio preservation and restoration - Method for estimating life expectancy of compact discs (CD-ROM), based on effects of temperature and relative humidity (includes Amendment 1-2001)
Printing Date: 2009-02-16
Publication History: Pub. 1997; Am. 1 - 2001; Reaffirmed 2003; Reaffirmed 2008; Stabilized 2012.
Abstract: This standard specifies test methods for estimating the storage life expectancy (LE) of information stored on compact discs (CD-ROM). Only the effects of temperature and relative humidity are considered. Block error rate (BLER) is the measured response and the end-of-life criterion. An Eyring model is developed from accelerated test results. Data are normalized to 25 degC and 50 % relative humidity, and the LE, percent compliance, and confidence intervals at these conditions are calculated. (22 pages)
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