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Just a bit of a warning regarding old Universal discs.

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11th October 2005 17:08  #1

floyd dylan Banned Join Date: April 2004 Location: United Kingdom Posts: 913
Just a bit of a warning regarding old Universal discs.
Digital Bits are starting to experience faults with their old Universal releases, in which they've simply stopped working.

They're not sure whether the layers have gone bad, or if they're simply not compatible with the newer DVD players.

The only copies that are affected are the original special editions of Apollo 13, Psycho, Vertigo and others.

I've played Psycho which I bought four year ago, a couple of weeks back, and touch wood I've not experienced this problem, but it's something to keep in mind.

11th October 2005 18:16  #2

Jonny "Me You" Senior Member Join Date: March 2004 Location: Canada Posts: 2,863
Thanks Floyd. This problem has actually been discussed around the net for about a year now. The bits must have just caught on.

Thankfully, my collection seems to still work properly Very Happy

11th October 2005 20:14  #3

Tony DeFrancisco Senior Member Join Date: July 2005 Location: United States Posts: 2,652
So does my copies of older Universal discs. I'll keep that in mind though.

11th October 2005 22:47  #4

rob murray Member Join Date: November 2004 Location: United States Posts: 477

11th October 2005 23:27  #5

Jonathan Bennett Member Join Date: March 2005 Location: United States Posts: 600 Send a message via AIM to Jonathan Bennett Send a message via MSN to Jonathan Bennett Send a message via Yahoo to Jonathan Bennett Send a message via Google to Jonathan Bennett
But for the Hitchcock films you won't have to worry, since all the films in the collection have been remastered in anamorphic widescreen.

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