Blu-ray discs get cheaper due new organic dye announcement

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I just posted the article Blu-ray discs get cheaper due new organic dye announcement.

Taiyo Yuden, Mitsubishi and Maxell have all announced new Blu-ray discs that use an organic dye for recording, according to three Japanese news sources. The discs announced are all 25GB BD-R…

Read the full article here:  [http://www.cdfreaks.com/news/14289-Blu-ray-discs-get-cheaper-due-new-organic-dye-announcement.html](http://www.cdfreaks.com/news/14289-Blu-ray-discs-get-cheaper-due-new-organic-dye-announcement.html)

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#2

So basically don’t buy one yet until its capable. Darn, I was just about to go buy one too. Guess I’ll wait


#3

Of course, NONE of those discs are printable…call me when they make printable discs…


#4

I wonder if this dye type will be more or less reliable for long term use.


#5

did anyone say “stability”??.. wonder how long those discs would live after burning… even before burning!!! i put my trust in TY though :)… never betrayed :B


#6

SciFer on Wednesday 20 February 2008 21:06 wrote: “So basically don’t buy one yet until its capable…” Well, it mentions in the OP: “…This means that some older Recorders and writers will not work with these discs.” Looking around google, I think I found a similar press release that Mitsubishi and Pioneer made about this: In the press release, it says: “…Pioneer was responsible for evaluating the samples, as well as disc structure design based on verification and simulations for compatibility with disc drives.” Reading the above really cynically, could it be that Pioneer did evaluate/verify compatibility with disc drives but the compatibility test failed on lots of drives!? Also, it looks like Verbatim, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Kagaku Media, will be adding this new BD-R LTH media for “…LTH Type hardware and firmware…” to its range of other Blu-Ray media for 2008:


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{Sorry for the repeat post. For some reason the ‘links’ were removed when I clicked the Post It button.} SciFer on Wednesday 20 February 2008 21:06 wrote: “So basically don’t buy one yet until its capable…” Well, it mentions in the OP: “…This means that some older Recorders and writers will not work with these discs.” Looking around google, I think I found a similar press release that Mitsubishi and Pioneer made about this: http://www.discread.com/blank-dvd-media/mitsubishi-and-pioneer-collaborate-on-organic-dye-solution-for-blu-ray-discs/ In the press release, it says: “…Pioneer was responsible for evaluating the samples, as well as disc structure design based on verification and simulations for compatibility with disc drives.” Reading the above really cynically, could it be that Pioneer did evaluate/verify compatibility with disc drives but the compatibility test failed on lots of drives!? Also, it looks like Verbatim, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Kagaku Media, will be adding this new BD-R LTH media for “…LTH Type hardware and firmware…” to its range of other Blu-Ray media for 2008: http://www.verbatim.com/news/news_detail.cfm?news_id=6000F182-1143-3415-5FBD6D62D79D9847


#8

It seems very strange that this comes so soon after the anouncement that HDDVD was now dead.


#9

lol whart a bunch of idiots the BLURAY camp is they won i bought a bluray player and now this ? lets get to the court bit*hes