Buying your child a digital camera- what you need to know

Written by Kevin Rockwell

Purchasing any gift item for your child is a mind-numbing task. You can never be sure whether they will like what you buy for them or not. So, when you want to buy a digital camera for your little kids, then there are lots of things, which you must know, which will help you (hopefully!) to getrepparttar right camera for your child.

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Don’t Scratch the Top of a CD!

Written by Adam Platzer

That’s right! Scratchingrepparttar top of a CD (the screen printed side) can be damaging torepparttar 105684 integrity ofrepparttar 105685 CD. Most people try to avoid scratches and blemishes from occurring onrepparttar 105686 bottom side ofrepparttar 105687 CD. But in reality,repparttar 105688 top isrepparttar 105689 more vulnerable side.

Here’s how it works: When a CD is manufactured plastic is formed through a injection molding process that creates tiny pits and lands which make uprepparttar 105690 data onrepparttar 105691 media. Oncerepparttar 105692 plastic CD has been molded a layer of metallic and lacquer is applied torepparttar 105693 top side in order to protectrepparttar 105694 data which is imbedded close torepparttar 105695 top ofrepparttar 105696 CD. Scratches and blemishes can penetraterepparttar 105697 thin metallic and lacquer coatings and potentially damagerepparttar 105698 media.

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