DVD-R read/write side
|Media type||Optical disc|
|Capacity||4.7 GB (single-sided, single-layer – common)
8.5–8.7 GB (single-sided, double-layer)
9.4 GB (double-sided, single-layer)
17.08 GB (double-sided, double-layer – rare)
|Read mechanism||650 nm laser, 10.5 Mbit/s (1×)|
|Write mechanism||10.5 Mbit/s (1×)|
|Staundart||DVD Forum's DVD Beuks
an DVD+RW Alliance specifications
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