Advanced Media sent out a press release this afternoon, announcing their new RIDATA Hard Coated, Double Sided, Mini DVD-R media. Rated at 4x, these new discs have a total capacity of 2.92GB and are resistant to scratches thanks to a special hard coating technology.

Ridata Hard Coated, Double Sided, Mini DVD-R Features a 4X recording speed and each side can record up to 1.46GB.This creates storage for up to 60 minutes of Audio & Video recording time virtually eliminating the need to carry numerous discs. For security, the information on the DVD-R is permanently recorded (write-once) and cannot be altered or erased with an archival life span of over 100 years. The small discs are also compatible with DVD-ROM drives and DVD-Video players.

The special hard coating technology protects media against scratches that can occur when the discs are transferred between cases, camcorders and DVD players. RIDATA Hard Coated, Double Sided, Mini DVD-R 4X media are up to 100 times more scratch resistant than standard optical discs and will easily wipe clean fingerprints, ink smudges, and accidental food or beverage spills. Hard Coating features rapid static discharge to aid in preventing dust from adhering to the disc.
RIDATA Hard Coated, Double Sided, Mini DVD-R 4X media is available now and costs less than $2 a disc if purchased in a pack of 10. More information can be found here.