Sanyo has said it's doing something to make Blu-ray lasers better

Gary Cutlack Blu-ray, Computers, Peripherals Leave a Comment


To this end, Sanyo is promising to boost the capacity of Blu-ray discs to 100GB and maximise write-speed of burners to around 12x.

It’s all thanks to clever and more powerful new blue laser diode technology, which allows up to four data layers – each packing in 25GB of deleted scenes and staggeringly dull interviews with the leading man – to be stuck into a single Blu-ray disc at TWELVE TIMES writing speed…

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Sanyo announces Xacti DMX-HD800 high definition camcorder

Andy Merrett Camcorders Leave a Comment


Sanyo seems to be on a roll with its Xacti range of high definition camcorders at present, today announcing the imminent launch of the DMX-HD800 model, capable of shooting 720p HD and taking eight megapixel photos at the same time.

Using SD/SDHC memory cards with up to 32GB capacity, the camcorder takes 1,280 x 720 resolution video at 30fps, and records using the AVCHD format. Photos can be taken even while filming, without having to pause or change modes…

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Shiny Video Review: Sanyo Xacti CG9 camcorder

Katherine Hannaford Camcorders, Video Reviews Leave a Comment

We quite often use Sanyo Xacti camcorders to film product launches, so I can vouch for just how easy they are to use. Lucy tested out the new CG9, which sadly they sent us in – gulp! – pink, although it’s also available in black and silver.

Video is filmed in MPEG4 AVC/H.264 format, which you can save to an SD or SDHC card. Photos are taken…

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