Identifying Authentic Taiyo Yuden Media

Updated 3/21/2011 by SuperMediaStore Staff
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You might be surprised, but like most premium products that command a premium price; buying a counterfeit version of a product is a very valid concern. Such is the case with Taiyo Yuden Media, which to blank media recordable specialists is considered to be top of the line. To help combat fake Taiyo Yuden media, SuperMediaStore has composed a 4 step guide to educate you on "How to check if the Taiyo Yuden you purchased is authentic".
 
Made in Japan  
Taiyo Yuden made in japan
Make sure the media is Made in Japan - When you order large quantities you will see on the carton box the image to the right. Manufacturer Part Number will be also listed on the box.

Smaller quantities can also find the Made in Japan mark, but only on the top covers for 16X, and not on 4X or 8X.

 
 

Correct Packaging and Authentic Top Paper Covers
 
Make sure the products you recieve has Correct Packaging and Authentic Top Paper Covers* by checking the chart below.

SuperMediaStore Itemcode DV-001-3609
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DV-001-3782
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DV-001-3557
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DV-002-3546
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Media Code TYG01/G02/G03 TYG02 TYG02 YUDEN000T02
Speed 8X Media 8X Media 8X Media 8X Media
Format DVD-R DVD-R DVD-R DVD+R
Package Type Tape Wrapped** with "Value DVD-R" Cake Box Tape Wrapped** Cake Box
Paper Top Description No Paper Cover With Taiyo Yuden Authentic Top Paper Cover With Taiyo Yuden Authentic Top Paper Cover With Taiyo Yuden Authentic Top Paper Cover
DV-002-3584
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DV-002-3596
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DV-001-3547
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DV-001-3555
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DV-001-3562
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YUDEN000T02 YUDEN000T02 TYG03 TYG03 TYG03
8X Media 8X Media 16X Media 16X Media 16X Media
DVD+R DVD+R DVD-R DVD-R DVD-R
Cake Box Tape Wrapped** Cake Box Tape Wrapped** Tape Wrapped**
With Taiyo Yuden Authentic Top Paper Cover With Taiyo Yuden Authentic Top Paper Cover With Taiyo Yuden Authentic Top Paper Cover With Taiyo Yuden Authentic Top Paper Cover With Taiyo Yuden Authentic Top Paper Cover
 

Media Codes
Media with the above media codes cannot guarantee that they are real Taiyo Yuden because many fake discs use the same media code as the real ones.
 

Buy From Authorized Distributors
Buy only from Authorized Taiyo Yuden Distributors such as SuperMediaStore.com.

*Except the 4X Taiyo Yuden "Value DVD-R" Media with code: TYG01

**Tape Wrapped - Packaging by Taiyo Yuden that is stronger than plastic wrap to prevent the discs from breaking apart easily during shipment.

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