Monday, September 26, 2016
All News Categories
Reviews Around the Web
DVD Media Formats
Optical Storage Software
News Around The Web
Thursday, October 27, 2005
Mitsubishi Launches New Laser Diode For 4x DVD±R DL Notebook Drives
You are sending an email that contains the article
and a private message for your recipient(s).
(At the moment, only Text is allowed...)
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation has developed a new red laser diode that supports 4x recording on dual layer DVD±R media. Sized only 3.8mm, the ML129F26 diode can be used in slim-type DVD recorders for notebooks.
The first samples will be available next month, and mass production is expected to start in December. According to the Japansese company OEM intergrators will have to pay 4,200 Yen (US $36.2) per sample.
Featuring an optical output power of 270mW (pulse), the ML129F26 becomes the most powerful laser for notebooks. A higher power is required for high-speed recording on two layers. As for comparison, the company's previous model could output 200mW and supported double layer DVD recording at 2x. Moreover, the new 4x laser features an operating temperature of 80 C.
The next step for Mitsubishi is the development of a new more powerful diode capable of 8x recording on DVD±R DL media. The first samples are scheduled for late 2005.
Additional information is available at
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ -
1998-2016 - All rights reserved