Verbatim Launches White Inkjet Hub-printable 8x DVD-R and DVD+R Discs in 50-disc spindles

Verbatimé’ Corporation, the leading producer
of high- quality thermal and inkjet-printable CD and DVD media
, announced
today that it is now shipping 8x-speed DataLifePlusé’ White Inkjet Hub-printable DVD-R and DVD+R media in
50-disc spindles.
  The new
discs combine the highest levels of reliability and durability with an advanced
inkjet-printable surface that assures excellent print quality of photos, type
and label art across the entire disc. Certified for 1x-8x DVD recording, the new
high-performance DVDR media enables 4.7GB of digital content to be written in
less than 10 minutes.


Ideal for customizing and
distributing DVD content, Verbatim Inkjet Hub-printable DVD+/-R discs have been
extensively tested and qualified for use with DVD/CD Inkjet printers and
duplicators offered by leading industry manufacturers such as Primera,
Microboards, Epson and others. The media’s high-speed recording will also benefit
businesses that want a fast, cost-effective solution for limited
distribution of high-quality training and marketing videos as well as catalogs
that feature products and company logos right on the disc.


Verbatim’s new inkjet printable
DVD+/-R discs provide businesses, consumers and professional content developers
with an affordable storage solution that provides the broadest compatibility
possible, superior data life and outstanding write/read performance.  These features are complemented by
Verbatim’s advanced inkjet-printable surface which provides superior ink
absorption and excellent drying properties.


‘With premium-quality 1-8x media
specifically developed for edge-to-edge inkjet printing, businesses and DVD
content developers can reduce their production time while creating
impressive-looking discs,” said Ron Hanafin, Verbatim Product Marketing Manager.
‘Verbatim DataLifePlus DVDR inkjet printable media provides developers with the
means to create distinctive-looking discs that feature superior photo-realistic
images and the freedom of never having to worry about the quality of the


To achieve recording speeds of up
to 8x without sacrificing reliability, the new media features the proprietary
Advanced Azoé”
recording layer developed by
Verbatim’s parent company, Mitsubishi
® Kagaku Media (MKM). Fine-tuned to
produce an improved power margin and greater sensitivity, the Metal Azo
recording layer technology optimizes read/write performance and produces a
superior archival life.


Pricing, Availability

Available through leading
retailers, Internet resellers and distributors across the country, Verbatim DataLifePlus Inkjet Hub-printable 8x DVD-R and
DVD+R media has
a street price of about $90.00
for a 50-disc
Verbatim backs the quality of its complete line of DataLifePlus
DVD media with a limited lifetime warranty.  For more information on these products
and the full range of Verbatim DataLifePlus printable CD and DVD Media, visit


About Verbatim

Corporation, a Mitsubishi® Kagaku Media Company, is
an international organization that develops and markets innovative, high-quality
products for storing, moving and using digital content. Known for its leadership
in the removable storage media and related accessories markets, the company
provides reliable, unique technologies and products that are highly sought after
and broadly distributed worldwide.
 For more information, contact Verbatim at
1200 W.T. Harris
, Charlotte, NC 28262
, (800) 421-4188, FAX (704)
547-6609; or visit the company’s web site at

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Source: Verbatim