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Old Aug 31, 2003, 10:05 PM
neminator neminator is offline
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Who needs a DVD Writer anyway, when you can etch grooves on a circular piece of cardboard, hey it would probably play in more players than a Bulkpaq Red anyway!
Old Aug 31, 2003, 10:14 PM
jesterrace777 jesterrace777 is offline
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Err. . . . . that's why you use GOOD MEDIA!!!!
Old Sep 01, 2003, 02:26 AM
DR69ON DR69ON is offline
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Well if most of us is hard press to shell out 2 or 3 dollar per retail dvd-r media, then shelling out 15 or 20 dollar per blu ray disc might even harder to come by. The idea is cool of having huge amount of space, but when it comes to price people will look for DVDRW instead. Guess we'll have to wait another 8 or 9 years for the price of technology to come down. I know companies doing movie only need about 8 or 9 gig per movie with extras, i don't see why else they need to pay the extra money for more gig they don't need unless.

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Old Sep 02, 2003, 09:35 PM
brismit brismit is offline
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The BR discs are being made for recording high definition, which is twice the size of dvd mpeg
Old Sep 27, 2003, 05:59 PM
paul.higgins paul.higgins is offline
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interesting read, cheers
Old Sep 27, 2003, 06:13 PM
jeepers94 jeepers94 is offline
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I don't think it will take 8-9 years for Blu Ray to be affordable.My first VCR was almost $2000,tapes were 1 hour and cost $35 each.Within 2-3 years they were affordable enough for just about anyone.With that in mind,I would estimate 5 years,if BR pans out.

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