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Sharp To Ship 100GB Blu-ray BDXL Media On July 30th

Postby Ian on Fri Jul 16, 2010 1:21 pm

Sharp announced today that they will be shipping their 100GB VR-100BR1 triple-layer Blu-ray Disc media on July 30th. These discs conform to the new BDXL format and will work with Sharp's new HDW700 andBD-HDW70 recorders.

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http://www.cdrlabs.com/News/sharp-intro ... media.html

Sharp Corporation will introduce the VR-100BR1 triple-layer Blu-ray Disc media (write-once) that conforms to the BDXL™ format specification, the new multi-layer recordable Blu-ray Disc format, a world first. These new Blu-ray Discs will be available in Japan beginning July 30, 2010.

This disc media product conforms to the new BDXL™ format specification that extends the storage capacity of Blu-ray Discs to 100GB, twice the 50GB storage capacity of existing dual-layer discs. This new format enables recording approximately 12 hours of terrestrial digital TV broadcasts or approximately 8.6 hours of BS digital TV broadcasts. It expands the range of applications for Blu-ray Discs to include recording and saving long-duration HDTV programs or multiple episodes of serial dramas onto a single disc with the same high-definition image quality as the original.


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Re: Sharp To Ship 100GB Blu-ray BDXL Media On July 30th

Postby Ian on Fri Jul 16, 2010 1:26 pm

Here are some more pictures from AV Watch.

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Re: Sharp To Ship 100GB Blu-ray BDXL Media On July 30th

Postby Dartman on Sat Jul 17, 2010 12:34 am

We can't afford the 50 gig disks and now they make 100 gig ones that probably will need a whole new recorder to work :roll:
I like my toys but i get tired of forced upgrades just when I get all my stuff figured out, especially when it costs me a lot more money.
Probably going to take a while before it becomes common but we'll see. guess I'll be googleing it and see what they have to say about them.
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