Replicating a Blu-ray disc is a bit different from replicating a DVD disc. One of the differences is the need for an AACS Stamper, another is that they use Metal Masters instead of Glass Masters. To understand all these differences we've worked with Eclipse Data Technologies
, they are the leader in optical disc premastering and mastering products for replicators and QC companies around the world, to create a whole new Wikipaper:Understanding What Happens at the Replication Facility
If you have sent a disc out for replication or are about to I recommend taking a look at the Wikipaper
. This way you know exactly what steps are happening and why. Which will help when you need to have a conversation with your replicator.
Check out the Wikipaper
About Eclipse Data Technologies:
Eclipse is the leader in optical disc premastering and mastering products. Their rules-based analysis engine revolutionized testing in the optical disc industry and is used by virtually every disc replication plant in the world. For more information about Eclipse and its products, please visit their website at www.eclipsedata.com