What does DVD rot look like?

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  1. chris larralde

    chris larralde Stunt Coordinator

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    I think I may have some on a number of my disks [​IMG]
    It looks clouded in areas.
     
  2. Jeff Kleist

    Jeff Kleist Executive Producer

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    clouding doesn't mean anything, it's just a sign of how the glue cured. There is no such thing as DVD-rot, only defective discs that were improperly sealed. If the disc still plays fine, you're fine.

    Laser Rot was a common occurance with LDs for a variety of reasons, a big one being the size of the discs caused them to flex a great amount which would break the seal and allow oxygen in
     
  3. BrianP

    BrianP Supporting Actor

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    Have you tried playing the discs to see if there are any problems of freezing or pixelation, especially after a layer change? I have read many threads that noted a problem similar to what you describe but the discs played fine.
     
  4. MikeM

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    It looks a very similar to Wonder Woman's airplane. [​IMG]
    Seriously though, Jeff hit it right on the money. There may be glue related issued on earlier discs, but there's really been no clear cut case of dvd rot a la LDs.
     
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  6. Jeff Kleist

    Jeff Kleist Executive Producer

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    Like I said, the cloudyness means nothing.
     

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