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Have treasured videos which I wish to put on DVD they are 3 hour video tapes. Need to know if this will fit on DVD. Have just recorded to DVD's & none of them will play. I have a TEAC Video DVD player. None of the videos are copyrighted as they are my own. First lot I copied are great,they were TDK's just discovered the one's I have just copied from are Verbatim. Not sure if that makes any difference. I have plenty of TDK's to use for copying. Some of my videos go for 3 hours. Will they copy to TDK DVD's?

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Normal cd's have a limited capacity so getting movies on them will not work
you will need cd's that run to gigs

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I rented Rush Hour 3 from blockbuster along with Woodcock and both did not play on my Sylvania DVD player. I did take them and put them on my computer and their was a page that came up INTERACTUAL
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This DVD is enhanced with interactive features designed exclusively for use on a computer.
PLAY DVD with enhanced features (that prompted a download)
or PLAY DVD without enhanced features and you can play the DVD movie on your small home computer screen.
I believe that the DVD producers have added the ENHANCED FEATURES to be used on a computer and in so doing they do not work at least not on the Sylvania DVD players.

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You will have to go into the dvd menu and finalize the disc for it to play on any other player. Check in your manual for more information.

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The DVD AGG (automatic gain control) is somehow being fooled into thinking the non-commercial tape has macrovision (copy protection). Is this a relatively inexpensive machine?

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OLD FBI WARNING USED TO ALLOW YOU TO MAKE BACKUP COPIES BUT THEY CHANGED IT KNOW THAT NOT EVEN THAT'S ALLOWED

OLD FBI WARNING DID NOT WANT YOU TO SELL, CHARGE FOR WATCHING BASICALLY MAKING A PROFIT OFF YOUR COPY

NOW YOU CAN NOT EVEN MAKE A BACKUP FOR YOURSELF

HBO, SHOWTIME, ETC ARE MOVIES CHANNELS SO IF YOU RECORDING OFF THOSE CHANNEL YOU ARE TECHNOLOGY COPYING ILLEGALLY





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