Kaleidescape, Inc. just announced availability of the M700 Disc Vault, designed from the ground up to simplify and accelerate the process of adding movies and music to a Kaleidescape System. Up to 320 discs can be loaded into the M700 Disc Vault's precision carousel, where their contents are quickly copied onto the Kaleidescape System. This process is fully automated and requires no additional work on the part of the user. Once copied, a Blu-ray Disc must remain in the disc vault to enable playback of the digital copy from the server. DVDs and CDs may either be ejected or left in the M700 Disc Vault for safe storage and easy accessibility.
The M700 Disc Vault also simplifies system installation. "With the M700 Disc Vault we are able to streamline the installation and loading of our customers' Kaleidescape Systems like never before. We can now quickly load the customers' Blu-ray Discs and DVDs onsite, or preload a Kaleidescape Movie Collection in our facility and ship the finished rack ready to roll," said Craig Abplanalp of Definitive Audio in Bellevue, Washington. "All that's left to do is power up the system when it arrives."
Unattended, Automatic Import - Copies large numbers of Blu-ray Discs, DVDs and CDs onto a Kaleidescape System. You simply insert the discs and walk away.
Easy Expandability - Multiple M700 Disc Vaults can be added to a Kaleidescape System to house thousands of Blu-ray Discs, DVDs and CDs.
Front Panel Display - Indicates import progress, number of discs stored, and number of available slots. Buttons provide ability to eject all Blu-ray Discs, all DVDs, all CDs, or all discs.
Efficient Organization - Clutter-free storage of up to 320 discs in five rack units of space. The M700 Disc Vault also makes it easy to find a disc when you need it: simply locate the title in the onscreen display and select Eject Disc.
Integrated Kaleidescape M-Class Player - Provides playback of movies stored on a Kaleidescape movie server.
The M700 Disc Vault is available immediately at a manufacturer's suggested retail price of $5,995 in the United States and Canada.