[mythtv-users] Anyone archiving to Blu-Ray Disks?

belcampo belcampo at zonnet.nl
Thu Jul 8 03:48:41 UTC 2010

Brian Wood wrote:
> I see BR burners are now under $200.
> What I would like to do is archive Myth recordings to BR disks, in a way that they can be played by consumer BR players.
> I know BR players can generally play DVDs, but I wonder if they could play a DVD .iso files or VIDEO_TS directories.
> You could archive a lot of SD material to a BR disk, if there is some way it would work.
Maybe 1st calculate the cost of storage per GB and compare that to 
> I assume that if I just write video files to a BR, they could be played back with a computer, but my question is about 
> playing them on consumer BR players. This sort of compatibility took a long time to get straightened out with DVDs (and 
> it's still not perfect).
> Any other pointers on how to put a BR burner to use with a Myth system would be appreciated.
> I'm not looking to play back commercial BR disks, just archive my recordings, and be able to play them back, or at least 
> recover them.
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