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Line on subtitles

I watch a lot of dvd's with subtitles. However lately I've notaced a line appers over the subtitles from time to time. So I hooked my player to another set and they play fine on it so I know its not an issue the player.

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Re: line on subtitles

If the lettering on the subtitles or the picture quality are good as always dont worry about the line ,I doubt it will get worse.Try using a DVD cleaner for peace of mind and because you say the DVD is use it a lot.

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