Verbatim double layer media to launch at 15 EUROs in Germany

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German website Heise reports that Verbatim will launch its first batches of double layer media at about 15 EURO a piece. In the end of June the first discs should become available in the…

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:r :r :r too expensive for a lousy dvd

price will go down no worries! :slight_smile:

I hope by the time the price drops burn speeds with have increased to something decent.

… really dont know whats all about this DL hype …

I miss my DVD-RAM. Magnetic rulez :r

somebody wake me when we see 8x DL media at non-stratospheric prices. This shoulda stayed in the labs :slight_smile:

It’s expensive because of low yield. Difficult and expensive to mass produce. It will also take Ritek a lot to copy DL disks from Mitsubishi. Didn’t we all know that the first introductory price will be somewhat higher than the current usual DVD+R/-R prices? DVD+R DL now IS meant for the early adopters, not for the mass.