Press Release Summary:
Developed for use with Sony XDCAM and professional broadcasting optical disc systems, Professional Disc PD-50DL is fully compatible with MPEG HD422 recorder, and is capable of recording 95 min of high definition content with sampling rate of 4:2:2 and recording bit rate of 50 Mbps. It is powered by blue-violet laser and features dual-layer structure. Precise spin-coating and hard-coat technology create static discharge effect, protecting disc from dust and surface scratches.
Original Press Release:
Maxell Announces Professional Disc for XDCAM System Ideal for High Density Recording and High Definition Imaging
Blue-Violet Laser Technology Offers High Capacity Storage and Faster Transfer Rates
LAS VEGAS, April 20 - National Association of Broadcasters Show 2009 -- Maxell Corporation of America, (www.maxell.com), introduces the new Maxell Professional Disc PD-50DL, featuring high volume capacity and the ability to store superior picture quality formats. Developed for use with the Sony XDCAM and professional broadcasting optical disc systems, the Maxell Professional Disc PD-50DL can achieve high data transfer rates and a long recording time.
Powered by a blue-violet laser, the new Maxell Professional Disc PD-50DL features a dual-layer structure with a storage capacity of up to 50GB - significantly higher than that of a single-layer recording structure. The uniform thickness of the recording area combined with a wider power margin for recording and rewriting durability, enables broadcasters to count on Maxell's PD-50DL for high density recording.
Maxell's Professional Disc PD-50DL's advancements allow for low error rates even after 1,000 recording uses. The precise spin-coating and durable hard-coat technology utilized during the manufacturing process creates a static electricity discharge effect protecting the disc from dust and surface scratches - a feature crucial for professional grade use.
"We have seen an increased demand for optical discs in professional broadcasting applications, especially with recording and storing high definition content," said Pat Byrne, senior marketing manager for Maxell. "Maxell's new PD-50DL disc is highly reliable in recording, retrieving, transferring, editing and saving high definition content over long periods of time and is well-suited to match the needs of professional broadcasters."
Maxell's new Professional Disc PD-50DL is fully compatible with a MPEG HD422 recorder, offering outstanding picture and sound quality, and is capable of recording approximately 95 minutes of high definition content with a sampling rate of 4:2:2 and a recording bit rate of 50Mbps.
The Maxell Professional Disc PD-50DL will be available in April with a List Price of $107.36.
Maxell Corporation of America, a technology and marketing leader, is a full line manufacturer of digital media products for consumer, professional and data storage markets. The company offers a full line of electronics care and maintenance products along with storage products and a well-known brand of headphones, iPOD/MP3 peripherals and speakers. Maxell has been recognized for over forty years for delivering a comprehensive line of digital tape and disc-based recording media products for consumer audio, video, camcorder and data storage applications.
National Association of Broadcasters Show 2009
Maxell Booth: Central Hall, #C9121
Source: Maxell Corporation of America
Senior Marketing Manager for Maxell,
Web Site: http://www.maxell.com/