Verbatim Corporation has announced that it is now shipping Verbatim 8.5GB DVD+R DL-certified discs in 3-packs. Verbatim certified DVD+R DL media has been tested and approved by DL drive manufacturers in drive speeds from 2.4X to 5X. By combining the high-speed DL media with these latest drives, users can record a full 8.5GB disc in less than 30 minutes, claims Verbatim.
Manufactured with two Azo recording layers, Verbatim's DVD+R DL media increases the DVD+R storage capacity from 4.7GB to 8.5GB. Up to four hours of DVD-quality video, to 16 hours of VHS-quality video, or approximately 2,000 songs in the MP3 format can be stored on a single disc.
Verbatim 3-packs of high-speed 8.5GB Double-Layer DVD+R media are available for an estimated street price of $34.99.