View Full Version : How many re-reads are reasonable with C2 enabled?

09-22-2007, 04:31 AM

I use a Plextor PX-760A for ripping. C2 is enabled and the amount of maximum re-reads is set to 700 according to your settings here (http://www.dbpoweramp.com/secure-ripper.htm). Now I'm asking myself if this high value can leave unrecoverable frames undetected. Is this concern founded?


09-22-2007, 10:20 AM
No, it is only used after the unrecoverable frames have been found, so 1 or 700 makes no difference to detection, only recovery.

09-22-2007, 01:30 PM
So does this high amount of re-reads make it more probable for unrecoverable frames to be wrongly reported as recovered during recovery? According to the documentation a frame counts as recovered, when there are ten matching read results. The more re-reads the program does the higher is the probability of getting ten matching inaccurate frames, isn't it?

09-27-2007, 03:49 AM
Not if your c2 implementation is good.

09-27-2007, 09:23 AM
Well, and how do I know, if the C2 implementation of the PX-760A is good? :)

09-28-2007, 01:29 PM
Generally Plextors have good c2 implementations, I would trust it.