Blu-Ray "scratch-proof" coating is MIA

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  1. Pete T C

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    And I thought HD DVD was blowing it!!!
     
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    as long as it is in the specs, it doesn't have to show up in the actual product.
    This is about the future, dammit !



    besides, by the time the disc is rendered unreadable a superbit VC 1 version will be announced.
    all part of the masterplan

    "Muuuuwaaaahhhhhhhhaahahaha!"
     
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    It seems that substitute coatings are being used. We'll have to see how durable production BD discs are in actual use.
     
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    Does HD-DVD have a similar type coating?

    I'd be curious to see if rental companies like Netflix have a higher/lower turnover than normal with BD discs due to surface scratches.
     
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    HDDVD doesn't need the same type of coating, because the plastic protecting the data is much thicker than BD. It's like regular DVD.
     
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    oh my BD, why do you keep shooting yourself in the foot? [​IMG]
     
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    Unfortunately that's what it looks like.

    Never knew that the density of the HD-DVD is as the same as DVD. Putting that in perspective with BD not only it's expensive to manufacturer, you also have to careful to when you handle BD.
     

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