The new Verbatim/MKM UDO2 WORM media can be used with Plasmon brand libraries and drives, now developed, manufactured and serviced by Alliance Storage Technologies (www.plasmon.com), HP and other UDO2 drives and optical libraries.
Like UDO1, UDO2 media uses a single layer recording surface. However, compared to first-generation UDO1, which provides a 30GB media capacity and a maximum read performance of 8MB/sec., UDO2 doubles the media capacity to 60GB and the maximum read performance is increased by 50 percent to 12MB/sec.
To protect the media from physical damage and contamination (dust, fingerprints, etc.), Verbatim/MKM double-sided UDO discs feature an ISO standard 5.25 inch cartridge that is designed based on the previous generation optical media. The cartridge is also treated with a special anti-static material that helps reduce electrostatic charges that can cause problems in library mechanisms.