Have you tried a certified premium HDMI cable? It may help you get your image back.I have an HD-A35 that will not display an image unless “HDMI UHD Color” is disabled in the TV. It’s an annoyance. I also do not want to replace all of my HD-DVD’s. I bought most after they lost the format war and many were picked up for just a buck or two.
Perhaps not related to your particular situation, but I once had luck with running my hd-dvd player through an Oppo that was newer than the one you mention, probably a 103. It helped clean up HDMI incompatibility issues I was having at the time. (I'm still doing plasma, so no UHD incompatibilities to contend with here, and things got all better when I got a new receiver a few years ago.)I installed certified cables for all devices. I have the same issue with an older Oppo BDP-83. They both work properly when UHD color is turned off in the TV HDMI input. All devices are going into the receiver and the receiver into the TV ARC HDMI connection.
Interesting. All 3 of mine played flawlessly. That was the problem with HD DVD, and the ONLY problem; consistency. The only thing that was consistent was the skipping/freezing. LOLI still have my collection and have only replaced a few titles where the blu-ray version was a significant upgrade. But they are older titles that we rarely watch and I never know if we’ll get through the movie without it freezing.
I bought this set brand new, still sealed for $5 a few years ago! Finally decided to open and watch it with the family.
MI-1 was perfect. MI-2 froze once, but a short skip recovered it. MI-3 refuses to load! The A35 says it is “not a DVD” haha.
agreed I still have a functioning A35 as well as Onkyo and Xbox HD DVD players.Out of 3 HD DVD players I bought years ago - I only have one left - the HD-A35. The other two have both stopped working.. Looking back, that was a huge waist of money - 3 players and a bunch of movies. Even though I really enjoyed it at the time. On the other hand, I saved a LOT of money on 4k, so I guess we're even
But with regards to my remaining HD-A35, looks like it's going out too - either that, or my disks are degrading. Either way, looks like it's maybe time to say goodbye finally. And I still think HD DVD movies look better - too bad Sony and Toshiba couldn't work together and come up with a single format..
Interesting. All 3 of mine played flawlessly. That was the problem with HD DVD, and the ONLY problem; consistency. The only thing that was consistent was the skipping/freezing. LOL
Does anyone have any experience debugging audio issues with an HD-A35?I got another copy of MI-3 from Amazon.ca for $3 and it plays. Unfortunately this copy has a scratch and skips a bit but we got through it. Good movie and wonderful PQ!