I have a CD player in my car, and I’ve had a problem with CD-Rs since the day I got it. Sometimes it refuses to recognize the disc, so I have to eject and re-insert it several times to get it to see the disc.
Once it sees the disc, it plays it without trouble about half the time (this applies to all CD-Rs I have tried, from several different manufacturers). The rest of the time it sounds exactly like I’m listening to a radio station with horrible static on it. In the past when I’ve had CD problems it usually involved skipping–but never static. The same disc that was chock full of static today may play just fine tomorrow, or perhaps will sound fine for half an hour and then turn to static. I can still hear the music through the static, it’s just like listening to a radio station that keeps drifting.
Is there a problem with the way I am burning these CD-Rs, or is there any way around this problem? (yes, the stereo is CR-R compatible–according to the manual anyway).