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Won't playback copied dvd's, only commercially made ones.

I've had this Sony player for 8 years and just recently started copying dvd movies from my collection via computer from my personal collection only to discover that it will not playback any of the copied ones and plays only commercially made discs. A call to Sony service verified that it will not play burned dvd movies but did not offer a solution to this problem with the player. The Sony service tech said the unit was made at the time to play back only commercially recorded discs. I now have 50 burned dvd movies and am now looking to buy a player that will play them. If anyone has a solution for this annoying problem I would love to apply it, otherwise its off to the Goodwill store with it.

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Read here and we can see that other people have both trouble and success running back ups on this device: http://www.videohelp.com/forum/archive/anyone-experienced-with-b-u-s-playing-on-a-sony-dvp-s7000-t283487.html So... That tells us this device is finicky IE it requires a high quality burn. DVD burners have varying levels of accuracy. To improve your burn: -SLOW the burn speed for increased accuracy -USE DVD-R only as it is the most compatible -Use those Sony's DVD-r's at wal-mart or KMART because Sony makes DVR's and everyone else buys them from generic Taiwan manufacturer and relabel I bet this will solve your problem. After you get a successful burn at 2x try 4x then 6 etc.

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