Question about Bose 3 2 1 GSX System

1 Answer

Bose 3 2 1 Playing DVD-Recordable disks

I have an original Bose 3-2-1 system. The system will not recognize any recordable DVD disks, only commercial ones. Is this a flaw with the original systems? Is there a workaround or any upgrade to fix this?

Thanks!

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 624 Answers

Sorry, but many of the older ones are not made to play the recordable disc's. There is no workaround for it or any upgrade. When DVD players first came out, it was rare to get one that played recordables because the recordable disc's were not being sold, or they were still new to the market and not yet popular enough for the manufacturers to consider them an essential feature. In fact, there are still some DVD players being manufactured today that will not play them, about 5% to 10% of new ones today.

Posted on Nov 05, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Bose 321 not recognizing cds


Contact Bose and send your unit back. Most likely the CD/DVD drive needs to be replaced

Dec 06, 2013 | Bose 3 2 1 GSX System

1 Answer

Cd music is skipping on bose 321 system and one channel of dvd audio will stop playing. Disk player has also started making loud vibration noise after loading dvd or cd. This didn't used to happen. On CD...


The Bose® 3·2·1 GSX Series III DVD home entertainment system puts you at the center of exciting home theater with just two visible Gemstone® speaker arrays and a hideaway Acoustimass® module. Setup is simple because, unlike traditional five-speaker surround systems, there are no center or rear speakers. An elegant media center features a progressive scan DVD/CD player with an HDMI output and AM/FM tuner. You'll enjoy vivid detail in your movies and sports with video resolution up to 1080p over HDMI.

Apr 04, 2010 | Bose 3 2 1 GSX System

1 Answer

Sony DVD+R AccuCORE disc recorded on HP dv4-2045dx laptop notebook will not play on Bose 321 system Get disc incompatible message What can I do?


Sometimes dvd players will have problems playing certain types of recordable discs. You might need to switch from the Sony brand and try a different one. Also there are DVD+R and DVD-R types. The Bose might have issues trying to play a "+" type disc. Also make sure that the disc is being properly "finalized" by the burning software you are using so the Bose system will recognize the disc. The burning software I use is called Nero Burning Rom and it is very easy to use. It allows you to control the burning for various applications and can help with "problem discs". If you are able to play other burnable discs in the Bose and the Sony discs are the only one giving you the problems then it is probably just that brand and you will not be able to use them with your Bose. And just a note some older DVD burners can only burn "+" type discs or "-" type discs but not both. Your computer according to the specifications from HP should not have a problem burning both types as long as the drive is the original.

Mar 07, 2010 | Bose 3 2 1 GSX System

1 Answer

Our BOSE system has been working great for years and years. We recently moved, set up the system, and now the system has been very moody reading DVDs and CDs. It will take sometimes several minutes to...


I had the same problem with a Lifestyle 35 system. Use a DVD lens-cleaning disk, followed by the latest firmware disk from Bose. This should clear up the problem.

Jan 01, 2010 | Bose Lifestyle 28 System

1 Answer

I have a Bose Lifestyle 35 Series II and want to know whether it's compatible with a DVD+RW. I'll burn it in a Toshiba recorder, finalize it and then play it on the Bose. Will it play?


Hi This what Bose say about formats

"The Lifestyle® 35 system plays DVD-video in interlaced format, as well as music on CD, CD-R (recordable) and CD-RW (re-writable). The system also plays MP3 files on CD and AM/FM radio. "

So by the sound of this i suspec that you may struggle with DVD/RW. but my best advice is try it.

Nov 10, 2009 | Bose Lifestyle 35 Series II System

1 Answer

My DVD palyer will not play copied movies. They play for a while and then begin to act up.


Have you tried a different brand of recordable disk?
Some do not record as well as others.
Also......copied Dvds don't last as long as a factory recorded disk.
If the disks are older disks....that may be it.
Other factors are ....your laser may be weak or dusty in the DVD player.
Do your disks have paper labels?
BINGO!
The paper has a different expansion rate than the plastic disk and will almost always bend the disk in the heat of the player......interrupting the playing of the disk....... usually about half way through it.......pop the disk into the freezer for a few minutes....then return it to your player to finish your viewing.
Never use paper labels.
Never leave your DVD player on unless you are using it.

Sep 24, 2009 | Philips HTS3410D/37 700W DVD Home Theater...

1 Answer

Error trying to play a DVD on the Bose 3-2-1- Lifestyle system.


Unplug the power cord leave the DVD inside the Bose 321 system. Then plug the power cord back in. Voilla your DVD starts playing.

Jul 05, 2009 | Bose 3·2·1 II System

2 Answers

CD stuck in disk tray of (original) BOSE 321


NO NEED TO TEAR APART OR REPLACE THE UNIT! JUST TURN OFF THE UNIT, LEAN IT FORWARD AND A LITTLE DOWNWARD AND HIT THE LOAD BUTTON AND IT WILL OPEN. THAT'S THE TRICK!

Nov 23, 2008 | Bose 3·2·1 II System

2 Answers

Player won't play CD/DVD


Various issues can cause drives to occasionally balk at writing optical discs. These run the gamut of physical, hardware, and software troubles.

Inappropriate or dirty media may be to blame. Make sure to match the type of recordable disc to the drive, and check each disc for fingerprints or other contaminants. If a disc is dirty, wipe it with a clean, soft cloth in a straight line from the center hole outward. Try a quality optical drive cleaning disc if you suspect dust contamination on the drive’s laser lens.

Some discs don’t perform well with certain drives, even within their rated speeds. Try recording at a slower speed and then with a different brand of disc. Also, on PCs, verify that the temporary file storage area on the hard drive used by the burning software has enough free, defragmented space. Allocate at least 5GB for a DVD (9GB for a double-layer [DL] disc) and about 1GB for CD burning.

Feb 28, 2008 | Bose 3·2·1 II System

1 Answer

DVD Issues


firmware issue with bose i would call them to get dvd rom updated

Dec 27, 2007 | Bose 3·2·1 II System

Not finding what you are looking for?
Bose 3 2 1 GSX System Logo

Related Topics:

81 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Bose Home Theater Systems Experts

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

Electro Med Services...
Electro Med Services...

Level 3 Expert

5612 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

60667 Answers

Are you a Bose Home Theater System Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...