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Guide To Blu Ray Disk Drives

Video disk technology has far surpassed expectations in the world today. These days there are lots of options in computer drives for reading and burning of music, data, information, photos and movies.

Disk Drive Definitions

Optical Disk

An optical disk is a medium used for data storage, like DVD, CD and Blu Ray disks. The Blue Ray disk is much different from the DVD types of disks as it consists of a ferromagnetic material that is sealed with a plastic coating.

Optical Drive

This is what is used to read and also to write on the disks themselves via a computer. The latest and now the standard in high definition video is Blu Ray and for writing to and reading Blu Ray disks there are Blue ray drives.

Blu Ray Drives

The Blue ray drives enable the reading and writing of data on a Blue ray disk
LG Blu Ray Computer Disk Driveand the storage and data capacity is massive and the highest available of any disk to date, with capacities ranging between 25GB to 50GB. As opposed to other disks, such as DVD, the Blue ray disk is readable and writable on both sides.

Blue ray drives are unique from other types of drives because they use a laser. The computer can actually read and write data on to a Blue ray disk because of this laser. (Image: LG Drive)

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When the laser is projected on the Blue ray disk, a light reflects, which, helps the computer to read the disk format. The light changes according to the different effects of the magneto-optical Kerr.

Another great feature that is unique to the Blu Ray drives is that they are
Lacie D2 Blu Ray Disk Drivecapable of reading all types of disks, including DVD and CD’s, which is a process known as backward compatibility. According to the Blu Ray Disk Association; this was done to make the drives more usable and friendly to the consumer.

Although many consumers still use the standard DVD’s and CD’s for movies, music and other needs, Blu Ray is definitely the standard now for high definition and has gained wide spread popularity over the last couple of years. This is due to its high storage capacity, superb performance, the best in high definition television compatibility and the fact that Blu Ray disks do not degrade like the DVD’s do so they are much longer lasting.

Sony Blu Ray Disk DriveLarge amounts of computer data can be archived with Blu Ray drives and disks and most computer manufacturers are now integrating Blu Ray as a standard for PC’s and laptops and the majority of computer systems are now being made with Blu Ray drives installed. (Image: Sony Blu Ray Drive)

Blu Ray Disk Drive Types

The drives come in a variety of styles, including external and internal for both laptop and desktop computers.

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The Perks of Blu Ray and Blu Ray Players
Picture Quality
Superior high def resolution is a huge element of the reason why Blu Ray movies look excellent. This means you'll see a much more detailed picture: much more clearly defined features of people faces, colors of nature, close ups of wrinkles, facial imperfections, etc. The technological distinction is that Blu Ray's maximum resolution is 1920 x 1080 (1080p), while DVD is restricted to 720 x 480 (480p). Further than image resolution, Blu Ray additionally employs much better video-compression methods, producing much more contrast as well as better colors. It truly is the best quality of video you can get inb the market today, with a comparable, if note better than picture that you get at the movies, when the Blu Ray player is used in conjunction with an HDTV.

Audio Quality
Audio quality is also much better. New high-resolution soundtrack formats, such as Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio, are basically the same as the studio master, consequently you will be hearing sounds just as the director and audio editors designed.

Special Features
Blu Ray also has extra unique functions that DVD never did. The most basic innovation is the pop-up menu, allowing one to access the menu features as the movie keeps playing. Also, there is BD-Live, picture-in-picture video commentary, Internet connectivity, including models with built-in Wifi for streaming movies, videos, tv shows and all kinds of media from the Web.

Main Blu Ray Features
While most basic features of Blu Ray Players are the same, there are some specific things to consider when buying a player, especially, Internet connectivity options.

Player Options for Connecting to Internet
There are several options, depending on the player model and brand, for linking up your smart Blu-ray player to the Internet

  • A wired connection using Ethernet cable
  • Built-In Wifi Connection on the Player
  • A wireless connection using a compatible wireless adapter
  • A connection using power line Ethernet adapters
WiFi Built In - Smart Blu Ray Players - Connect to Internet and stream movies, music, TV shows and more with WiFi built in.
WiFi Ready - Means the Wifi is not built in and you will need an adapter of some sort to connect.
BD-Live is a Blu-ray feature that enables you to access content, features and activities via your smart Blu-ray player. On some movies you'll be able to download a variety of up-to-date content (for example, refreshed previews and exclusive special features). There are also a host of next generation possibilities, such as ringtone/wallpaper downloads, peer-to-peer interactions, live events and gaming activities. For example, on the Blu Ray version of Julie & Julia with BD-Live, you can bookmark Julia Child's actual recipes while you watch the movie. At the end of the film, you can e-mail yourself the recipes, pretty cool!
Bonus View
The Bonus View and lets you play back picture-in-picture content, which allows for a second video and audio stream.

Playing DVD's
The transition from DVD to Blu Ray is an easy one since all Blu Ray players play standard DVD discs. Actually, each and every Blu Ray player is also an upconverting DVD player.

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There are some great ways to save money on Blu Ray players and that is by avoiding retail stores and shopping online. Cheap Blu ray players are plentiful and can really be a great alternative to spending too much at the stores. Some of the top brands of Blu Ray players can cost you as much $300, with brands like LG, Sony, Samsung and other industry leaders invemting bigger and better models regularly causing retail prices to skyrocket. Stop wasting your money and buy cheap Blu Ray players here, always bid and buy with confidence, with buyer feedback and ratings for sellers.

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