Taiwanese DVD burner makers seeing Pick Up Head shortage

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Taiwanese
DVD burner manufacturers, such as BenQ and Lite-On are suffering from a shortage
of pick-up heads (PUH’s) for 6x and 8x double layer DVD recording. The shortage
is caused by…

Read the full article here:  [http://www.cdfreaks.com/news/10757-Taiwanese-DVD-burner-makers-seeing-Pick-Up-Head-shortage.html](http://www.cdfreaks.com/news/10757-Taiwanese-DVD-burner-makers-seeing-Pick-Up-Head-shortage.html)

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Gosh, and here I sit with piles of cheap 8x DL media and no way to burn it!!

Damn… Agree with You ‘rdgrimes’…

the Digitimes link brings me to a login page. Who is manufacturing the laser diodes? Just curious.

As far as I can make out from the Digitimes article index, It appears that Sanyo is the major one there are probably others as well

Weird that it wasn’t working before, but the page comes up fine now. Thanks!