Dvd pixilating and skipping about an hour and a half into disc
I have a JVC HR-XVC33U dvd/vcr combo. Lately, whether I play store-bought movies or play dvd-rs, it begins to pixilate and skip about an hour and a half into the disc. It's playing my cds just fine, though. The player is 5 years old, past its 3-year warranty. Any suggestions? And will this damage my discs?
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Fault at its main digital board. Short circuited component/s at it. Contact any service technician; or the authorized service center. If you wish to get some details; check the site linked here. Pull up older posts. http://electronicshelponline.blogspot.com/ In most cases, the main board might have to be replaced. If so, a software [firmware] update too might be necessary.
Hi. What I am trying to establish from my last question is whether the laser has become heat sensitive or whether there is a bit of dust buildup on the spindle table that might be causing the disc to have excessive wobble.
If the disc has excessive wobble, then the machine will have trouble tracking the outer tracks and will constantly skip as you have described after say 30 to 45 minutes.
If the laser has become heat sensitive then the same problem could potentially occur - The only difference being that if you were to restart the movie at that point, then the skipping would continue even at the beginning of the movie.
The first problem (wobble) is easy to fix - Clean the spindle table, the second problem may render the unit uneconomical to repair.
It is probably not your VCR. If it is only the Seinfeld DVD's then the format that the production company wrote on those few episodes are incompatible with your vcr. I know I'm not solving your problem much, but don't go waste money on a brand new Vcr when not needed.
The JVC DR-MV1S DVD Recorder / VCR Combo does not suppport DVD+R, only DVD-R, -RW etc.
At least mine only supports these formats, as when I first bought mine, I got some blank DVD's they were DVD+R.
I recorded a movie onto one on my PC, then tried playing it in the JVC unit... no go!
Instruction manual (available for D/load online) proved to me that I could not play +R disks!!
Here you go, Go to this website all the info you need is here, http://www.fixya.com/support/p186635-jvc_hr_xvc33u_dvd_player_vcr_combo/manual-17143/page-6 If that don't work let me know I'll find out exactly what to do, Thanks hope it helps you out.. Happy Holidays