It looks like there is a Chineese manufacturer that is producing DVD-R Dual Layer media now.
Product Name: 8.5GB Dual Layer DVD-R 4X Model Number: QD-DL
Place of Origin: China Brand Name: OEM, Qingda
Minimum Order: 100,000 pcs Payment Terms: T/T, L/C
Delivery Lead Time: 20 days Supply Ability: 15,000,000pcs/month
1) Disc type: 8.5GB, Grade A
2) Disc diameter: 120mm
3) Data capacity: 8.5GB
4) Recording speed: 4x
5) Dye type: Cyanine or Azo
6) Manufacturer ID: AML
7) Stamper compatibility: compatible with most popular burners in the market
8) Print: OEM logo in 1 â€“ 4 colors
9) Perfect working surface and printing
10) Timely delivery
Sizes: 37 x 27 x 17.5cm
Very interesting indeed...
Hopefully the quality is decent and some of these will show up in the USA (maybe at CompUSA??).
I've also asked Ritek USA about the possibility of Ritek DVD-R DL.
Let's see what they say.