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09. 07. 2006

Protect your discs with Protective Disc Skin

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Too many of us have had that experience of sitting down to watch a favorite movie on DVD only to discover that it doesn’t play because of all those scratches that have been gathering on it.

Here’s a bit of solace – Protective Disc Skins from d_skin might very well be the solution to this annoyance. These are sheets of patented polycarbonate film that you can put on the reading surface of your DVDs, CDs etc. so as to prevent scratches while handling or transporting them. Once you paste the sheets over the discs, they hold on to the discs firmly. Since the sheets are optically clear, you are free to play the discs without having to ever remove the skins.

For a very reasonable price (each skin costs you less than a dollar) you can protect your DVD collection. And you don’t have to worry about lending your precious discs to a friend – even when you get reminded of his hyperactive kid. They are available at $38 for a pack of fifty at Amazon. This product is definitely a thumbs up.

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affidavid:

a nice idea, though i've run into many CD and DVD players that are sensitive to the thickness of the discs inside them and refuse to either read or make a lot of noise while playing back -- enough noise to be heard over the audio!

caveat emptor, and all that.

bigmac:

Last year I helped a friend pick up a case of blank DVD's he had ordered for about 22 cents apiece. There are now discs out there for considerably less. Wouldn't it just be cheaper to keep your disks in their envelopes between uses, than buy plastic slipcovers that cost more than the disks?

ghostie:

I agree with affidavid. I bought a small package of these once, and they're more trouble than they're worth. My DVDs did a lot of skipping and freezing while wearing the skins.
Nice idea, but it needs work.

sg:

have you read the reviews of this product on amazon.com? apparently it is definitely NOT a "thumbs up."

Roger Stevens:

I have two kids and trust me it is impossible to protect them from scartching, my friends kins are older and they have little regard for who pays fro their playstation games. d-skin hs saved me a lot of cash and I have told all my friends to get them for their children, in our house they are definetly a "THUmBS UP"

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