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Vegn
January 3rd, 2005, 12:36 PM
For christmas i got season 7 on dvd. There's was a problem with volume 5. On heroes part 2 it messed up in the middle of it. The video froze while the audio continued. It does the same thing on The Lost City throughout the whole thing and then it wouldn't even let me access special features. So we took it back and exchanged it for another one. The new one has the same problem. Did this happen to anyone else? If so what did you do about it?
Thanks

MartoufMarty
January 3rd, 2005, 12:55 PM
I don't have this problem.

It could be the DVD player not liking the disc. That usually is the problem whenever something like that happens with DVDs for me.

I have a couple Buffy season 4 discs that have some episodes that don't work on the DVD player down here in the basement, but work fine on the DVD player in the living room.

If you have another DVD player you could try to see if you still have the problem.

If you still do, you should probably clean the disc, try again, and then probably... I dunno. Sorry.

astrogeologist
January 3rd, 2005, 12:57 PM
My set of Season 7 DVDs play just fine.

For yours, I would try other DVD disks and make sure that the DVD player is working correctly. If it is, I would take the DVDs back and exchange them for another set.

MartoufMarty
January 3rd, 2005, 01:01 PM
Yeah the DVD player too... Stupid things break easily...

We got a DVD player upstairs in my parents room. It was the first DVD player we ever got, so it's a couple years old.

Doesn't work at all anymore.

I worked fine for so long, then it started to be wonky, then me and my mom fixed it (or so we thought) and then it would only play 1 out of 10 times and then it just died.

Iskandra
January 3rd, 2005, 01:23 PM
I guess if you exchange it and it still goes weird at the same point it's really the dvd player...sometimes DVD pla<yers can't cope with copy protection. :(

Erik Pasternak
January 3rd, 2005, 01:26 PM
I remember reading another post about someone having the exact same problem. There might have been a few defective Volume 5 discs out there. Hmm, reminds me of the infamous season five stills gallery goof. Contact the place of purchase or MGM Home Entertainment directly.

MartoufMarty
January 3rd, 2005, 01:28 PM
I guess if you exchange it and it still goes weird at the same point it's really the dvd player...sometimes DVD pla<yers can't cope with copy protection. :(
Well, actually, the Stargate SG-1 DVDs don't have that whole 'copy protection' thing.

If they did, I wouldn't be able to use my TV Tuner to record the episodes for vidding. I would have to rip and encode them.

TechnoWraith
January 3rd, 2005, 04:23 PM
For christmas i got season 7 on dvd. There's was a problem with volume 5. On heroes part 2 it messed up in the middle of it. The video froze while the audio continued. It does the same thing on The Lost City throughout the whole thing and then it wouldn't even let me access special features. So we took it back and exchanged it for another one. The new one has the same problem. Did this happen to anyone else? If so what did you do about it?
Thanks

It could be your DVD player. Try cleaning it with a DVD cleaning kit (yes, there are DVD cleaning kits out there). It seems highly doubtful it's the discs, because you've returned the discs and gotten new ones. Try the discs in a different DVD player. If they work fine in the other DVD player, then the problem is with your player.

Though Rocket4477 did say something about a defective set of discs, again, that could be unlikely because you exchanged your discs. Unless an entire batch of Season 7 discs were defective. You might want to check your player first, though. It's seems like that could be the culprit.

Imperator
January 3rd, 2005, 07:59 PM
I had the exact same problem with my Season 7 Disc 5 DVD. I took it back once and had the same problem. It is more than likely the DVDs that are currently in stock, since I tried the DVD on my Xbox, family DVD player, and my computer. I emailed MGM and Best Buy about the problem and are currently waiting to hear back.

Kelso
January 3rd, 2005, 10:28 PM
I've had the exact same problem with my Season Seven disks! I exchanged them at Best Buy, but the new set has the problem as well. Uggh.

I thought about driving to another Best Buy to exchange them... perhaps mine got a bad batch. :(

Vegn
January 5th, 2005, 12:06 PM
Yeah thanks. I tried it in my dvd player, my living room dvd player, my laptop, and my ps2. The same thing happened. All the other discs work fine. It's just disc five. But if other people are having the same problem I'm gonna try to get them to exchange it again or just give me my money back so I can get it from somewhere else cause i gotta see the rest of heroes part 2 and the lost city. Not only that my precious special features. Thanks for the replies from you guys. I'm gonna go ahead and call Best Buy.
Thanks

athletics68
January 16th, 2005, 06:29 PM
Anyone else encounter defective Season 7 Region 1 DVDs? Specifically Disc 5 seems to be very pixelatted and distorted and eventually freezes. I've bought two copies already and both seems to suffer from the same problem. It's really annoying because I missed "Lost City" and want to see it more then anything right now.

athletics68
January 16th, 2005, 06:30 PM
For christmas i got season 7 on dvd. There's was a problem with volume 5. On heroes part 2 it messed up in the middle of it. The video froze while the audio continued. It does the same thing on The Lost City throughout the whole thing and then it wouldn't even let me access special features. So we took it back and exchanged it for another one. The new one has the same problem. Did this happen to anyone else? If so what did you do about it?
Thanks
Yeah I've bought two copies and had the same problem on that disc as well on both sets and on multiple players

VirtualCLD
January 16th, 2005, 06:35 PM
Did you see this thread?
http://forum.gateworld.net/showthread.php?t=7345

athletics68
January 16th, 2005, 06:37 PM
Did you see this thread?
http://forum.gateworld.net/showthread.php?t=7345
No I hadn't. I'm too pissed right now to go thread hunting. I can't believe they haven't recalled these things yet as it appears to be fairly widespread.

aeromathlete
January 16th, 2005, 06:39 PM
For some reason, my DVD's play on some players (like at home and on computer), but not on others (such as DVD player at dorm). It's weird.

*RA
January 16th, 2005, 10:30 PM
I think the Dvd's are really cheap, they would lock up on my dvd player, went and bought a new expensive player "claims to play anything (sony) " and they play fine.

PoeticTragedy
January 17th, 2005, 04:51 AM
Hmmm so this is why I cant find a Volume 36 anywhere Ive looked high and low online and offline but i cant find that particular volume the one with heroes on they must be all faulty :( boo, lets hope they get it sorted i have an empty space on my shelf for it *sobs*

Mio
January 17th, 2005, 05:06 AM
One of my DVD players doesn't like either season 6 or 7 and after the MGM lion roaring, It skips approx. 8 minutes ahead into the show i'm watching.

Meh.

MartoufMarty
January 17th, 2005, 06:01 AM
Stupid DVD player...

The DVD player down here (which I use to get my Stargate SG-1 episodes to computer for vidding) isn't working right. The remote control or the censor on the DVD player isn't working.

You can't really watch anything on it except probably the first episode on the disc. :(

Ugly Pig
January 17th, 2005, 09:44 AM
Hmmm so this is why I cant find a Volume 36 anywhere Ive looked high and low online and offline but i cant find that particular volume the one with heroes on they must be all faulty :(
Not likely. There have been no reports of faulty R2 SG-1 discs.

Also, how hard did you look (http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/B0001P1BO8/qid%3D1105987398/026-1508728-6675625)? :P

weirdchylde
July 26th, 2006, 09:44 PM
The Amazon review page for that box set is rife with complaints about the bad disc and many people have had no luck with replacement. And so far MGM has not made much progress in resolving it, as far as I can find....