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Optical Drive Speeds

Doing math and converting kB to Mb and so on gives me a headache, and I can't be particularly certain that I'm doing it right. Therefore, these are the speeds in binary bytes, as in, this is what I use in dvd_info and bluray_info when deciding how much memory to allocate or drive speed to run at, as in an char.

You can do the conversion on your own to another format, because I can't be certain of my own work, and also because numerous resources use the wrong naming syntax (kB vs Kb vs kb vs KB, and so on, going up or down from there).


Drive Speed Bytes (B) Source
1x 1385000 OSTA


Drive Speed Bytes (B)
1x 4718592

While writing this, I can't find the source, but I do know it was a PDF of the official Blu-ray spec. You can see the public specs here -