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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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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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for those who need a big e-penis, and need to spend too much money.
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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Stick one of those babies in the side of a nice 55" lcd Sony HDTV, and your talking about a kick ass TV. :pimp:
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!