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CIF

Cost, Insurance and Freight

A CPT involving ocean freight. In a CIF, the seller is responsible for paying for shipping and providing a minimum amount of insurance coverage up to the named port of destination, while the buyer is responsible for the transportation risk beyond the minimum coverage as soon as the good or product is loaded onto the ship. Legally, risk transfers when the good or product crosses the outer rail of the ship. A CIF is similar to a CFR, but also requires the seller to provide minimal insurance. See also: Incoterm.

Customer Information File

A file a bank keeps on each of its account holders and other clients. It contains information on account balances, outstanding loans, assets and so forth. It is updated frequently to ensure correct information.

cif

see COST, INSURANCE AND FREIGHT.
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I chose recordings from my collection that sound good (some have not been played for more than a decade) and are worthwhile preserving on CD-R. These include recordings from Decca/London, RCA, Angel/EMI, Philips, Nonesuch and Argo.
Here is how I approached the cartridge test with a CD-R on hand:
3) Inserta precision trimmer (I used a ten-turn potentiometer for each channel) between the RIAA preamp and the CD-R player.
To help achieve a six to seven-fold increase in storage density over CD-R, two key components of the writing hardware needed to be altered: the wavelength of the recording laser and the numerical aperture (n.a.) of the lens that focuses it.
With CD-R, Ian infrared laser with a wavelength of 780 nanometers (nm) is employed, while DVD-R versions 1.0 and 1.9 use a red laser with a wavelength of 635nm.