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Phillips 963 & R3 disks

Discussion in 'Blu-ray & DVD Players & Recorders' started by adieacc, Jan 11, 2004.

  1. adieacc

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    I recently purchased 'the eye' R3 from Cd-wow. But it won't play in my 963, all region 1, 2 & 0 disks play with no problems.
    The disk is not faulty as it plays in my other player (LG 3000)

    The question is am i missing something obvious, when i performed the handset hack, or is this a problem with all 963's ?

    Because it has put me off buying any other region 3 titles.

    Have any other 963 owners had a similar experience.

    Cheers
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    Probably not much help but I only have one R3 disc.
    My 963 plays Army Of Darkness fine. :cool:
     
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    My 963 dosn't like R3 DTS but will play the discs in DD no probs ?
     
  4. adieacc

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    Cheers for the replies. The machine wont even recognise that there is a disk...

    I don't think it would be covered by a warranty etc.. as it was purchased as a R2 machine. I've just ordered a few more cheap R3 disks, to test, so lets hope they work

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    I dont think its the player, I think its the mastering quality of the discs.

    Out of all my Discs I only have 3 which cause a problem and only on the DTS Track.

    Equilibrium / skips and no sound from start when DTS selected R3
    Die Another Day / starts skipping from layer change R3
    Pirates of the Carib / starts skipping from the layer change / R1

    All play fine in DD but skip/freeze in DTS

    Dont have any problems with any of the R3 Superbits in DTS and no probs with the many other R1 R2 R4 discs in DTS either.

    Bry
     
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    I have exactly the same problem with Pirates (DTS) and the other odd disk. After the layer change the screen blocks up, i have to turn the machine off and on, then select a scene after the layer change.

    I always thought that it was the machine getting old, never thought it could be the disk

    Adieacc
     
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    I THINK THE PLAYER HAS PROBLEMS(MINE DOES) WITH DTS
    TRACKS IN GENERAL....PLAY ANY REGION FLICK IN DTS AND IT
    WILL FREEZE ANDDROP OUT THE SOUND FOR A FEW SECONDS
    THEN COME BACK ONLY TO GO AGAIN AT LAYER CHANGE, PAUSE
    CHAPERTER SKIP, ETC... THIS IS THROUGH BOTH THE DIGITAL OUTS AND THE 5.1 PHONOS FROM THE PLAYER.....
    PICTURE QUALITY IS GREAT BUT THIS FAULT IS ANNOYING
    PITY MY SONY 725 CAN'T DO PROGRESSIVE AS ITS A MUCH
    BETTER PLAYER.
     

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