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This recordable dual-layer Blu-ray Disc — or BD-R — from Sony is great for storing high-definition video and large multimedia files. It can hold up to 50 gigabytes of information, the equivalent of ten regular DVDs. The BD-R has a transfer rate of up to 72 megabytes per second, and is compatible with 1X to 2X write speeds.

Note: These discs can only be used with Blu-ray Disc recorders.

Product Highlights:

  • dual-layer recordable Blu-ray disc (BD-R)
  • 50GB storage capacity
  • maximum transfer rate of 72MB per second
  • maximum 2X recording speed
  • AccuCORE™ technology for enhanced reliability and durability
  • lifetime limited warranty

Sony Blank Blu-ray Disc Reviews

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  • Dual-layer 50GB recordable Blu-ray disc in a tinted plastic storage case
  • Contents card with warranty information

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Record Compatibility:  This disc conforms to Blu-ray Disc Recordable format Version 1.1. The disc is designed for one time recording in compatible Blu-ray Disc recordable drives. This disc is compatible with BD-R recorder write speeds up to 2x. The following Blue-ray recordable drives are compatible - Sony's BWU-100A.

Playback Compatibility: Once recording is complete, BD-R DLs can be played back on compatible Blu-ray recorders and players such as Sony's Blue-ray DVD player, BDP-S1.

Recording Time: The disc provides an exceptional amount of space for HD video recording, massive hard disk backups and large multi-media files. With 50GB of storage, this Dual Layer Blue-ray disc can hold up to approximately 46 hours of standard definition television recordings or tens of thousands of music recordings; that is 10 times the space of a standard DVD.

Data Transfer: The disc will support fast data transfer of up to 72 Mbps.

Stable Writing: The disc also features a high-precision disc layer which provides a level of disc flatness that results in lower errors while recording and playback.

Archival Reliability: The disc's highly reliable recording material design resists image corruption and deterioration after long periods of storage.

Temperature Durability: Its high-precision disc structure prevents warping during severe changes in temperature and humidity.

Scratch Guard: The disc features a hard coating to protect it against scratches and prevents staining.





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