[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/[/newsimage]This media features a 4X write-speed , an inkjet printable surface and its specialised hard coat technology surface. This media is compatible with all BD-R XL capable optical drives. Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/digistor-ships-100gb-bd-r-xl-for-hd-video-data-archival-61588/](http://www.myce.com/news/digistor-ships-100gb-bd-r-xl-for-hd-video-data-archival-61588/) Please note that the reactions from the complete site will be synched below.
to much money for the disc
52.00 per disc
technology, no matter how good, is useless if expensive
I wonder how long it takes to burn a 100GB BD disc? Not to mention trying to access that data again. With the low cost of HDD and SSD, this makes no sense.
They will drop down to $10.00 each pretty quick. I still suspect a few thousand will be sold worldwide at $52.00 each. Right now you can get two 50GB discs for a grand total of $7.00. Paying a $45.00 premium for having all the data on 1 disc does not make a lot of sense.
Even with the HDD industry’s price gouging… 500gb hard drives are around $60…
Plus, BDXL is only read/writable on a hand-ful of drives… no blue ray vdeo players play bdxl standard unless clearly specified! BDXL is an EXTENSION of blue ray standard… which means old devices are not FORWARDS compatible to read the data…
Then again, dvd-rw wasn’t widely available at the dawn of dvd media as well… but you don’t see makers rushing to apply these new extensions for fear of cannibalizing old on the shelf product. Makers of video players will circle the wagons for as long as they can…
[QUOTE=FreqNasty_RiseS;2634318]They will drop down to $10.00 each pretty quick. I still suspect a few thousand will be sold worldwide at $52.00 each. Right now you can get two 50GB discs for a grand total of $7.00. Paying a $45.00 premium for having all the data on 1 disc does not make a lot of sense.[/QUOTE]
$45 premium isn’t much, if your companies IT person has to spend time breaking up a 100GB backup onto multiple bluray discs.
Yep. It never was meant for the mass market, many people still forget that !!!
In a couple of years FLASH will be somewhat competitive here… multiple hundreds of GB’s will be under $50… then eventually rack servers will be able to use flash cards instead of hard drives.