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#1 of 41 Walt1

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Posted December 08 2006 - 02:06 AM

I have a HD-XA1. My "Superman Returns" dvd lockes up at frame 21-22. Anyone else have this problem? Not certain if it is a disc or player issue.

#2 of 41 Arthur Legardo

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Posted December 08 2006 - 02:49 AM

My copy works fine on my XB360 HD DVD add-on.

#3 of 41 Royce H

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Posted December 08 2006 - 10:10 AM

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I have a HD-XA1. My "Superman Returns" dvd lockes up at frame 21-22. Anyone else have this problem? Not certain if it is a disc or player issue.

Yep. I'm on my second SR disc. The first locked the player at Chapter 15, this one does it at about Chapter 21 to 22 just like yours. Sometimes the player locks up, sometimes the film fast-forwards without sound. Once in a while, if I hit the menu button immediately when the player freezes, I can FF or rewind and clear the fault. Mostly I'm pretty much stuck when it happens. I've had no problems with "Batman Begins" or any other WB HD-DVD titles. Wonder if others are seeing this too?
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#4 of 41 Clinton McClure

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Posted December 09 2006 - 04:25 AM

I had this problem with The Fast and the Furious. Cleaning the disc well fixed the problem.

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Posted December 09 2006 - 05:31 AM

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I had this problem with The Fast and the Furious. Cleaning the disc well fixed the problem.

Been there, done that with both copies of Superman Returns. No joy. I even sprung for a Memorex OptiFix Pro polisher/cleaner machine 2 days ago, with mixed results. I initially had freezing problems with my copy of Constantine that cleaning the disc did solve, so I know cleaning can help. Not in this case, though. Posted Image

Anyone have contact information for Warner Home Video?
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#6 of 41 Tim Glover

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Posted December 09 2006 - 09:36 AM

Mine worked great on my HD-A1.

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Posted December 09 2006 - 01:49 PM

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Mine worked great on my HD-A1.

I wonder if maybe my local BB just got a bad batch? The metal layer on the first one was ragged and torn at one place by the center hole, instead of being cleanly cut like the second (and all other DVDs and CDs I own). Perhaps the combo discs-SR is the first HD/SD combo I've bought-do have more problems than just the higher prices!
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#8 of 41 David Ely

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Posted December 09 2006 - 02:28 PM

I just finished watching my copy. Worked flawless on my Toshiba HD-A1.
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#9 of 41 Tim Glover

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Posted December 10 2006 - 12:27 PM

I've got the Accepted Combo HD-DVD disc and it also played flawlessly. Sounds like you may have a faulty hardware issue?

#10 of 41 Mike Milillo

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Posted December 10 2006 - 01:52 PM

My copy from netflix froze up between around chapter 21-22 as well, interesting

#11 of 41 RobertDW

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Posted December 10 2006 - 03:09 PM

The only time I have problems with disc playback it's always a combo disc.

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Posted December 10 2006 - 03:25 PM

I also have problems with Superman Returns on my HD-A1. This one and King Kong cause me issues. Very disappointing.

#13 of 41 Tim Glover

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Posted December 10 2006 - 05:44 PM

Sorry to hear that Greg. What chapters besides 21-22 are the problems happening?

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Posted December 11 2006 - 04:33 AM

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I've got the Accepted Combo HD-DVD disc and it also played flawlessly. Sounds like you may have a faulty hardware issue?

What in the world is an "accepted" combo disk, if I may ask?
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#15 of 41 Steve Tannehill

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Posted December 11 2006 - 04:49 AM

"Accepted" is a movie...

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#16 of 41 Tim Glover

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Posted December 11 2006 - 05:49 AM

http://hddvd.highdef...m/accepted.html

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Posted December 11 2006 - 06:46 AM

I watched it yesterday also on my A1 without any problems. With so many people having the same problem I think it might be a bad batch of discs.

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Posted December 11 2006 - 01:23 PM

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"Accepted" is a movie...

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Aha (pause for embarrassed silence)! Thanks for the info, guys!
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#19 of 41 JGiampa

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Posted December 12 2006 - 08:35 AM

I was confused as well Royce ha

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Posted December 21 2006 - 05:21 PM

Good thing I came to check out this post, same thing happened to me twice also. I was thinking, dang I dont want to have to send in my player. My SR disc is locking up my player, I have to press the power down button or eject. SUX


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