Hitachi-LG announces Blu-ray/HD-DVD PC drive
Hitachi-LG Data Storage reportedly plans to unveil this month the first PC drive that can read Blu-ray and HD DVD discs.
The new GGW-H10N is a combination Blu-ray disc burner and reader, and an HD DVD read-only drive. The device is scheduled to be shown at the CeBIT conference in Germany in the middle of the month, the Web site CDRInfo reported on Tuesday. The drive can record up to 50 Gbytes of data, which is more than the market standard, and will cost about US$1,200. The new product is scheduled to ship in May.
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