I have MANY discs from Arkiv. Many of their discs are not burnt copies and the quality is that of the original label complete with artwork, booklet, etc... Those that are out of print are burnt by a familiar name in the quality CD publishing business; the CD blanks they use are well-balanced, cleanly cut and made of good quality materials. Out the many OOP ArkivCDs that I have, I've noticed the sound quality and the transfer are of the same or in most cases, better quality to the originals I've compared them against. This is particularly true of copies of older Deutsche Grammophone, Phillips and Telarc releases whose originals had a tendency to sound bright and glaring. I've found several hard to find original manufacturer box sets of various composers' works at Arkiv. Overall, I've been extremely happy with the results.
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