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Questions about Dual Layer DVDs

Discussion in 'DVD±R media' started by KoolKat, Feb 25, 2003.

  1. KoolKat

    KoolKat Guest

    I understand that my DVD originals are DUAL LAYER and they exceed 4.7G.
    In theory will my SONY DVD DRX-500UL be able to write DUAL LAYER DVD's When they become avaible on the market?
  2. xtremedjs

    xtremedjs Member

    Feb 13, 2003
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    No. Recordable Dual Layer DVD's are not out. If they ever do come out, (which I highly doubt)it will be around 5 years from now. Hence, your DVD Recordable player now, or any of them in that matter, dont even know the format or have the write drive mechanisms to make it work.
  3. dRD

    dRD I hate titles Staff Member

    Jun 10, 1999
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    When dual-layer recordables come to markets? Never.

    Dual-layer discs are made by pressing (not burning) _two_ thin optical discs and joining them together. Both layers have slightly different wavelength and therefor the player can read the other layer as well.
    Last edited: Feb 25, 2003
  4. KoolKat

    KoolKat Guest

    The industry did that on purpose!!! We have a right to make a legitimate copy of a dvd we own!!! Im gonna speak out to congress.

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