LGs Super Multi Blue GGW-H10N: a Blu-ray writer and HD DVD reader for the PC

.LG Electronics introduced Super Multi optical storage drives offering flexibility to consumers for the next-generation DVD formats and security features at the 2007 International CES. The Super Multi Blue GGW-H10N comes with 50GB drive equivalent to 4-1/2 hours of high-definition video or 22 hours or standard definition video (on a dual layer 50GB BD-R/BD-RE recordable media). It is compatible with Blu-ray Disc, DVD, CD read/write and HD-DVD-ROM (read). HD DVD-ROM Drive (GGW-H10N) with Security Function features “SecurDisc” ™ technology co-developed with Nero.

Outmatching the market standard, LG provides a 4x recording speed of Blu-ray Discs. It infers that it takes only 23-24 minutes to burn a full single layer BD-R disc (25GB) as compared to 46-47 minutes for conventional 2x recording. You can purchase the product at an expected price US $1,199. Optical Pickup, a device that reads and stores data by converting the code of the light reflected by an optical disc to electric code, is the core technology employed in Super Multi Blue Drive. LG is the world’s first company to develop Optical Pickup that supports both Blu-ray disc write/playback and HD DVD playback.