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Sony BluRaywon't play back disk

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Our company creates content, then burns our content to a Blu Ray disk to playback on Plasmas and LCDs at conventions. We can playback disks we create on Panasonic BluRays, but not Sony. What is the reason for this and how do we fix it? Otherwise, our customers can only use Panasonic players. The Sony just won't playback the BRAND of your dvds. Panasonic and even few other brands dvd players are able to playbacks these OEM dvds.Not much you could do.
My 2nd response...any thoughts? we’ve tried Sony disks and the still don’t play in a sony dvd player. BR-RE or BD-R.

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That is one of the problem with manufacturers that don't clearly explain the consumers that most of the blue ray dvd player is designed to play blue ray dvds &regular dvds,but it wasn't never designed to back any DVD-R or DVD-RW.
Sorry,there is no way around it,because Sony enjoyed being exclusive in many things.

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