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Panasonic Develops the World's Thinnest Blu-ray Disc Drive

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    Panasonic today revealed the development of the world's thinnest (9.5 mm height) internal Blu-ray drives. The firm made such a thin drive by using couple of exclusive technologies such as spherical aberration compensation mechanism, 2-lens actuator, low-profile and an optimized optical design for CD, DVD and Blu-ray disc laser. It is targeted towards mobile computers and features 2x BD-R or BD-RE read/write speed. The drive also supports reading and writing on dual layer Blu-ray 50GB discs and upcoming low-cost, organic dye discs. The slim Blu-Ray burner also sports full legacy burning support and writes a single-layer DVD at 8x. Panasonic will display the Blu-ray drive at CES 2008 in January.

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    Source: PCLaunches, Electronista
     
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    A normal desktop 5.25" drive costs roughly $300 these days. This drive I guess is for the elite mobile.
     
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    for those who need a big e-penis, and need to spend too much money.
     
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    Or for people that travel alot and like hd movies....or maybe for people with thin laptops who can't have huge hdds and need more permanent space that has less of a chance of being wiped by airport security...
     
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    Stick one of those babies in the side of a nice 55" lcd Sony HDTV, and your talking about a kick ass TV. :pimp:
     
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    That would be a kickass TV, but it doesn't eliminate the need for a huge receiver to have a kickass home theater. Anyway, Slotload FTW!
     

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