updated 02:35 pm EDT, Tue July 12, 2005
Dual-layer DVD+R media
today announced that it is now shipping white inkjet-printable DVD+R Double-Layer (DL)-certified media for 2.4X to 6X DL drives. Packaged in 20-disc spindles, the 8.5GB, 240-minute discs feature an advanced inkjet-printable surface that provides "remarkable ink absorption and excellent drying properties." According to the company, the discs also users to print full-color of text, logos and graphics directly onto the media using compatible inkjets. The discs are compatible with the DVD+R DL specification endorsed by the DVD+RW Alliance and can be played back by most of the DVD players on the market today, when recorded using a DVD+ DL burner. The media has also been tested and qualified for use with some DVD+R DL drives, inkjet CD/DVD printers, and auto-loading duplication systems. Verbatim high-speed, white inkjet-printable DVD+R DL media is available immediately in a 20-disc spindle for $170.