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Playstation Master Disc

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I was looking through some old software and came across an interesting disc I had never seen before. It is simply labeled Master Disc (CD-R 71PS) and has a Playstation logo on the front. On the disc itself it has the Playstation logo and a list with Title, Licensee Name, Ref. No, Rec. Date, Ver. No, and Disc Type (PS or PS2). I popped the disk into a PC to see what it had on it, and it had Knoppix installed on it...but nothing written on and the inserts are still in the case. Says That's CD-R on the side and has some cleaning tips and other text on the rear.

Was wondering if these are rare or what they are exactly? Found some information online but not a whole bunch. Any info appreciated, I just thought it was cool, being a PS fan.

 

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PLAYSTATION 1 BLANK CD-R The actual CD-Rs the developers used. Blank PS1 Playstation branded CD-R, used in house by Sony and Games developers to burn early versions of playstation games for use with debugging stations.

Actually, unlike the Dreamcast (which took a special kind of disc, remember) it's not necessary to buy a special CD-R for the Blue Playstation. Any kind will do
 
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usually those were sold in boxes, do you have anymore?
 
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PLAYSTATION 1 BLANK CD-R The actual CD-Rs the developers used. Blank PS1 Playstation branded CD-R, used in house by Sony and Games developers to burn early versions of playstation games for use with debugging stations.

Actually, unlike the Dreamcast (which took a special kind of disc, remember) it's not necessary to buy a special CD-R for the Blue Playstation. Any kind will do
Dreamcast needed MIL-CD ;) and special PSX was Net Yaroze
 
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This reminds me.I used to make my PSX/DC backups on black bottom CD-R.
 
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PLAYSTATION 1 BLANK CD-R The actual CD-Rs the developers used. Blank PS1 Playstation branded CD-R, used in house by Sony and Games developers to burn early versions of playstation games for use with debugging stations.

Actually, unlike the Dreamcast (which took a special kind of disc, remember) it's not necessary to buy a special CD-R for the Blue Playstation. Any kind will do
I read that off that website but I just didn't know if they were rare or useful or what since they were given to developers.

usually those were sold in boxes, do you have anymore?
Nope, not that I know of - it was in a box of old software, old IT admin must have had it.

This reminds me.I used to make my PSX/DC backups on black bottom CD-R.
I remember the black bottom discs. :)