Question on MOD...

Discussion in 'Playback Devices' started by schan1269, Sep 7, 2013.

  1. schan1269

    schan1269 HTF Expert
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    Jul 4, 2012
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    Hardly the purist "techie" person on the forum...

    With MOD DVD out there. Sure, at the moment(and the foreseeable future I guess) it is by mail only.

    How long does it take for one of these to actually be "made"?

    Hours? Mere minutes?

    The reason I ask (and started a new thread to not further derail the TT thread) is how "possible is it" that in store MOD kiosks(for lack of a better term) could be made.

    Let's say I wanted BattleShip Potemkin today...instead of waiting for it in the mail. Nobody around me is going to stock it. There is no way I could download it(stream sure, and adding to that...extras, that isn't "streamed" anyway) to a disc on my internet. I would assume the sound is more robust via disc than streamed.

    Anyway...if there was such a "kiosk" at the local long would it take the disc to be ready?

    Side note...if it were on BD(as BP is available on BD), how long would MOD take?
  2. AndyMcKinney

    AndyMcKinney Cinematographer

    Apr 2, 2004
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    I don't know of any MOD Blu-Rays. If you're talking about Warner Archives releases, all their blu-rays are pressed discs. I think the subject of "burnt" blu-rays was brought up shortly after WA blu-rays was announced and it was deemed that burnt BRs weren't considered feasible/cost effective.
  3. Bryan^H

    Bryan^H Producer

    Jul 3, 2005
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    Not sure what studios are using, but my guess is that its better than consumer bought burners, which are:

    DVD-2-5 minutes on an average burner.

    Blu-Ray-up to 10 minutes depending on the burner(Note: A few but not many high end desk top PC's still have Blu-Ray burners.)

    Good idea about the Kiosk.

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