A DVD case, keep case or poly-box is a type of DVD (and sometimes CD) packaging. Besides DVD-Video films, it is used in most video games for the Xbox, Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube and Wii, as well as PC titles and MP3-CD audiobooks. The height and width of a keep case (DVD Case) is fixed. The thickness of the case may vary to accommodate more discs (multi case) or to require less shelf space (slim case). The typical single disc case measures 190mm × 135mm × 14mm (7.48in x 5.3in x .55in); the height is very close to the 188mm standard width of a VHS videocassette, allowing DVDs to use shelving intended for VHS media.
The cases are made of soft, usually dark grey, black or white (although a variety of other colors are produced) polypropylene plastic with a transparent polyethylene outer jacket, usually with a printed paper sleeve behind it. DVD cases are available in a variety of colors, including a lime green version exclusive for Xbox games. On the inside sometimes are sets of clips that may hold a booklet or additional sheets of paper with extra information. The DVD is held into place with a small protrusion (a "hub") which fits into the hole in the DVD.
The printed paper sleeve for a standard DVD case can be printed on a standard A4 sheet of paper and slipped into the outer jacket. The front and back panels are 129.5mm × 183mm with a 14mm/9mm/7mm × 183mm spine panel. Booklet inserts or leaflet material, when folded closed, should measure to a maximum of 120mm × 180mm.Specification
- A Double DVD case.
- Colour: black.
- Holds Tow DVD or CD disc.
- Spine size: 14mm
- Dimensions (mm) (WxDxH): 135x15x190