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Panasonic SW-5584 8x BD-R Test Burns @ YSS

Postby Ian on Mon Aug 04, 2008 11:22 pm

YSS has posted some of the first screenshots showing BD-R media being burned at 8x on the Panasonic SW-5584. The drive took 13:44 to write a 25GB BD-R and 27:22 to write a 50GB disc. I wish I could get some of that Panasonic 6x BD media. =P~

http://homepage2.nifty.com/yss/sw5584/s ... dr1ben.htm

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http://homepage2.nifty.com/yss/sw5584/s ... dr2ben.htm

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Re: Panasonic SW-5584 8x BD-R Test Burns @ YSS

Postby dolphinius_rex on Wed Aug 13, 2008 2:31 pm

Those are some nice burn times!! I'm drooling already!! ^_^

By the way, any thoughts on what speed BD-Rs will top out at? 16x/20x or so again?
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Re: Panasonic SW-5584 8x BD-R Test Burns @ YSS

Postby Ian on Wed Aug 13, 2008 2:37 pm

Well, considering they're using P-CAV here, I think they can easily reach 10x if they switch to CAV.

If they increase the RPM's, they could probably reach 12x or even 16x. This drive is spinning at only 8,000 RPM. The latest crop of DVD writers is at 12,000RPM so there's some room to play.
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Postby dolphinius_rex on Thu Aug 14, 2008 3:43 pm

It does kind of scare me that we're already this far into the technology. If BD-Rs top out at 16x then we're probably 2 revisions before that point. At that point the pricing will just fall apart and the quality will once again go down the tubes.
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Postby Ian on Thu Aug 14, 2008 6:26 pm

Let's hope that Pioneer can make their 10 layer discs a reality. Otherwise the technology will soon reach its full potential.
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Re: Panasonic SW-5584 8x BD-R Test Burns @ YSS

Postby Wesociety on Thu Aug 14, 2008 7:14 pm

Nice burns!
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Postby dolphinius_rex on Fri Aug 15, 2008 2:51 pm

Ian wrote:Let's hope that Pioneer can make their 10 layer discs a reality. Otherwise the technology will soon reach its full potential.


I wonder if they can be cost effective though.... layering is pretty pricey. Even 2 layers is often pretty expensive to make.
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Postby Wesociety on Sun Aug 17, 2008 12:29 am

Yeah right... I predict that recordable Blu-ray media won't get past 2 layers. Hell, we can still barely do double layer DVDR's right...
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Re: Panasonic SW-5584 8x BD-R Test Burns @ YSS

Postby Uberklok on Thu Oct 09, 2008 2:22 am

As various new "technologies" (I prefer to call them fields or, better yet, applications) come to the fore, and take their turns at being tried against Moore's Law, they will all benefit from the previous ones' development arcs, in that they will each follow that curve more rapidly to its apex than earlier ones. Just take a look at Wikipedia's Blu-ray and HD DVD pages' lists of alternative disc technologies... I think it'll be like the freaky crescendo at the end of "A Day In The Life" (of Vannevar Bush?) - where a certain singularity is reached, and we truly make a quantum leap to "Next Gen", where neither energy nor information is an obstacle, and "it really doesn't matter if I'm wrong or right - where I belong I'm right - where I belong..." (as I've been listening to "Sgt Pepper's", it perfectly segued in exactly that way!)... Whew! I don't think I'll even try to take this any further - either you know whereof I speak, or you don't...
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