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Posted: 8/17/2005 8:58:27 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/17/2005 9:05:53 PM EDT by Wash-Ar15]
I made a backup disk of a movie tonight. The backup won't play in my 6 year home DVD player and in my 05 nissan auto dvd system. But it works fine in my 1 year old home player.

Using Nero

Any suggestions
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 9:02:39 PM EDT
Your player in the Nissan might not be compatible with the type of DVDR you are using. See if you can borrow different DVDRs and try that. Thats what I would do since your other player reads it fine.

Smalls
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 9:03:05 PM EDT
some players will play them and some won't.make another copy and try it again.it may work.
i have made copies played in my dvd player they where fine.
put it in another dvd player same model same brand,it played black and white.
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 9:04:44 PM EDT
I"m using DVD+R.
Link Posted: 8/18/2005 5:20:07 AM EDT
Alot of older players want a DVD-R disc, if they'll play copies at all...try picking up some DVD-Rs and see what happens.
Link Posted: 8/18/2005 7:03:45 AM EDT
Yeah, try DVD-R media. DVD+R has more compatability problems in my experience.
Link Posted: 8/18/2005 8:24:11 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/18/2005 1:30:52 PM EDT by JavaMan]
My newer Apex plays everything.

But I've got a several-year-old JVC that is extremely finicky. It only likes + media, and only certain brands of blanks. Plus, if I burn off an ISO it pukes, so I have to bust the image and let Nero recreate the file system on the disc.

To answer your question, DVD players more than a few years old tend to have trouble with some DVD±R copies. Newer players are better.
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