In the erasability
tests, the coating has to show little to no ghosting as well as meet the durability (mark-erase cycles) testing," says Chin.
The high gloss finish provides easy erasability
, excellent chemical resistance and great adhesion at a fraction of the cost of purchasing dry erase boards or competitive dry erase paints.
SST's MTP devices provide the easy electrical erasability
of flash and the cost-effectiveness of EPROM devices.
However, the price of erasability
is noncompatibility, Because there is no single industry standard for MO disks, a disk made on one manufacturer's drive cannot be read on another make of drive.
The lack of erasability
may be advantageous in applications where non-erasability
is crucial (banking, archival files), and erasable compact discs may come by late 1996.
The erasable systems usually combine the erasability
of magnetic media with the storage density of optical techniques.
Besides speed advantages, erasability
for revisions and unattended operation, Carnegie Mellon was also impressed with the fact that their pencil plotter provides a soft landing mechanism, preventing the pencil or pen from damaging the media or writing instrument itself.
The RF-25JM is one of the few multifunction jukeboxes on the market today that offers both erasability
and "true" write-once disc storage technology.