Blue Laser Diodes and PS3

Sony: Sufficient blue laser diodes supply for PS3

According to Sony now has a sufficient supply of the blue laser diodes for the PlayStation 3.

Takashi Uehara, a Sony spokesperson, revealed that Sony is now in possession of sufficient blue laser diodes for the Blu-ray drive in the PlayStation 3. And he also said Sony had enough diodes for the Blu-ray players and recorders.

According to Uehara, Sony could ramp up the PlayStation 3 production up to 5 million a month, if necesarry of course.

The blue laser diode shortage caused a delay for the PlayStation 3 in the PAL regions, and it caused major shortages in North America and Japan.