Originally Posted by JMCurtis
When it comes to DVD-R's there is no guarantee that the discs will play from player to player. It depends a lot on the quality of the DVD-R media too. Brand name discs have a better chance of playing succcesfully.
Were the discs properly finalized? I've played a lot with no issues so far. Can you take a few discs that weren't playing to a store that has the Samsung model and try them there?
Thanks for the input.
Yes, they were finalized and all will play on a SD JVC Player. I've used the same brand of media to create a three part DVD series of a trip, and the first DVD played, but the second DVD started to play then stopped. I have used DVD-R, as well as, DVD+R and some play in the D5500 and some don't play. The ones that don't play all start then freeze at about 00 04 on the counter.
I had the problem on my first player and exchanged it for another D5500. The experts at BB suggested I download any upgrade to the "new" player and see what happens. I did the upgrade using a USB and now have the upgrade firmware, but the same results. I contacted the "live Chat" on Samsung's support and went through the drill, without any change. They suggested I call the 2nd Tier Support #. That is my next step.
I can always use my JVC when watching my 'homemade" DVDs and then switch over for the BluRay and 3D DVDs that seem to be fine. However, that might be too much of a compromise after paying for a player that indicates it will play the type of DVDs in question.
I'll let you know what the outcome ends up being,