Blu-ray discs are the greatest advancement in optical media since the DVD. With five times their capacity, you can now record High Definition video on a single high capacity disc, quickly and easily.
25 GB storage = 5x DVD
Blu-ray is the most advanced high capacity optical disc format ever. Thanks to the major advances in BD laser technology, you can store up to 25GB on a single disc. That's five times more than existing (single layer) DVDs.
Super fast recording (9MB p/s)
Its 1 to 2x recording speed allows recording at between 4.5 to 9MB per second, so you can record more in less time.
135 minutes of HD video
To keep pace with the growing popularity of highresolution video, single-layer Blu-ray discs provide you with the storage capacity for up to 135 minutes of HD video. If you record at normal DVD quality, you can store more than 5.5 hours of video.
Philips Blu-ray discs have a cover layer of unrivalled toughness and uniformity, protecting the discs vital recording layers. The layer is applied using a Philipsdeveloped vacuum-bonding technology, securing an unrivalled uniform thickness of 100?m. The disc can withstand heavy use, fingerprints, scratches and dirt without the need for a protective cartridge. Philips Bluray discs are far superior to standard CDs and DVDs.
End-to-end production control
Philips Blu-ray discs are manufactured by a unique Philips-developed process that uses state-of-the-art deep UV mastering equipment to produce stampers used for injection molding of the BD discs. Philips controls every aspect of the complete manufacturing process under one roof. The result ensures excellent reproducibility and quality.
Error correction system
Blu-ray discs offer an advanced error correction system much more powerful than in CDs and DVDs, ensuring maximum protection of your data and video.
Stable recording layers
The recording layers are made from highly stable inorganic layers that are unaffected by exposure to light, ensuring longevity of the disc. This type of inorganic recording layer is a significant improvement over the organic layers presently used in recordable CD and DVD discs and delivers more stable operability and longer disc life.
Compatible with any BD device
Philips Blu-ray discs are manufactured to have wide recording power margins and have been certified to conform to the demanding specification standards set by the Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA). This means that they are compatible with any brand of BD drive or recorder. For the best results, Philips recommends the Philips TripleWriter? Blu-ray drive for PC or the Philips BD Video Recorder for video.
Supports UDF 2.5 File System
Philips Blu-ray discs offer drag-and-drop simplicity immediately, without the need for formatting. Their special UDF 2.5 file system makes moving data files and HD video easier and quicker than ever.