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DVD recorded discs (from VHS) do not play on other dvd players

Can you help me here? I purchased a Samsung VHS/DVD Recorder to record old VHS videos onto DVD. After we copy the tapes onto discs, they play on the Samsung player, but not on anything eles, such as other DVD players, Playstation 2 and computers. We used DVD+R and/nor DVD-R discs to record on. Any ideas?

My Entertainment unit is a Sony DAV-5000 (about 6 years old). It plays movies we purchase, but not the one I recorded.

Thank you very much,
Mark

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  • Mark A Dec 26, 2008

    I got an answer. The Samsung literature was incorrect on their 'easy=setup'. A few minor changes and we're OK. Thank you anyway. Happy New Year!

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I called the manufacturer. They admitted to improper instructions. They provided me a fix to their copying protocol and it worked. Also, they game me instructions on how to fix already copied tapes. It works well and I would have to say I was impressed with their customer/technical service.

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