Sharp Announces First Blu-ray Recorder To Be BDXL Compatible

Posted: Jul 19 2010, 8:27am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 12 2010, 12:29am CDT, in News | Home Entertainment

 
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Sharp, the first company to create quad-layer Blu-ray Discs - with a capacity of up to 128 GB - now has a device that can actually use them.
The brand new BDXL format gives an astonishing 128 GB of storage possible on just a single disc, but it is not compatible with the current Blu-ray devices on the market.

So now Sharp has introduced the first Blu-ray recorder that can use BDXL discs. Creating a home device that utilizes the new format so quickly is kind of unexpected, because when Sharp first launched BDXL it said the primary purpose would be for data archiving and medical applications.

On the heels of the new hardware announcement, Sharp also iterated that the new format will also be capable of supporting Blu-ray 3D content.

As of now, no other hardware manufacturers have shown interest in BDXL, so don't expect it to take off that rapidly.

Via TechFresh.net

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