Re: DVD skipping

Discussion in 'DVD Video' started by Pug Fugley, Aug 28, 2003.

  1. Pug Fugley

    Pug Fugley Guest

    "JethroUK©" <> wrote in message
    news:WQ43b.4699$...
    > i just bought my first dvd player and took it back because it was skipping
    > (very slightly - dropping back one frame, but fairly frequently)
    > bought a different model and that one skipped too?
    >
    > i tried each on 3 different disks (one of them was brand spanking new

    disk,
    > LOTR 2)
    >
    > is this commonplace on a new dvd?


    Only on cheap, POS models.

    > is it likely to go away?


    Yes, buy a better player.

    >
    > am i doing something wrong?


    You're buying a shitty player.


    >
    > can i do anything about it?


    You can buy a better player.



    >
    > was wondering whether, because they are brand new players they may need a
    > week to climatise (maybe it's just condensation)


    No, it's a pile of shit no matter what the climate.


    >
    > obviously i'd like to have a dvd player, so i'm reluctant to take the 2nd
    > one back - but not if they skip


    Get a better player.
     
    Pug Fugley, Aug 28, 2003
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