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

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Thu Jul 8 13:07:45 UTC 2010

On Thu, Jul 8, 2010 at 8:58 AM, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
> On Wednesday, July 07, 2010 10:28:38 pm Nick Rout wrote:
>> On Thu, Jul 8, 2010 at 3:54 PM, John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> Maybe 1st calculate the cost of storage per GB and compare that to
>> >> hard-disk.
>> >
>> > That is a big problem. 2TB hard drives can be had for $110 now which
>> > is way way cheaper per GB than blue ray will be for a long long time.
> I assume you are talking about the cost of the media, which I grant is very high right now.
> But, I recall paying over $4 for a single blank CD-R, which I could burn at a blazing 1X. My drive could burn at 2X, but
> media that would allow that cost even more. Today I can buy 50 blanks for that same $4, and they can be burned at 52X.

After posting I saw a couple of $3 BD-R disks on newegg. They have a
caution about what drives support them but this may reduce the cost.

Actually your goal for a playable BD from several mythtv recordings
would be something I am interested in anyways..


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