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2734 Views 4 Replies Latest reply: Oct 20, 2010 11:24 PM by Bengt Wärleby RSS
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Oct 18, 2010 6:57 AM
Hi ,can anyone help me out as to why my finished iDVD project wont play on any DVD players? It keeps saying-NO DISC ?

I dont know where im going wrong but it playes fine on my macs DVD player & my 2 DVD players are newish,1 of them is a vhs/dvd combi & thats brand new so i cant workout why i cant play my iDVDs ,can anyone shed some light & help me workout why please

Im using blank DVD-R & DVD-RW,I just cant work out why this is happening
macbook white 120gig-2009/iMac27inch-2010/TimeCapsule 1TB, Mac OS X (10.6.3), macbook white 120GIG /iMac27 1TB/TCAPSULE 1TB
  • SDMacuser Level 6 Level 6 (13,585 points)
    Dvd-RW has a lower reflectivity than say Verbatim or Maxell DVD-R. Not usually a problem for most macs. But set top dvd players are a different story. They typically aren't as forgiving of this lower reflective surface on the dvd as your mac. Might want to try using Dvd-R instead and burning no higher than 4x.

    Message was edited by: SDMacuser
    G5 Dual 2 Ghz+3 SDrives/Sony TRV900/Nikons/6FWHDs/PS7/iLife09/FCP5/DVDSP4/Touch, Mac OS X (10.5.6), One PC (Intel Dual Core w/ i.Link) running Windows Vista and 5 Macs
  • Bengt Wärleby Level 6 Level 6 (18,920 points)

    This is due to
    • brand of DVD
    • type of DVD
    • burn speed
    • and eventually - free space on start-up hard disk - very low and iDVD get's funny.

    I use
    • Verbatim
    • DVD-R (no +R or +/-RW)
    • x4 or x1 burn speed
    • I never go under 25Gb free space on Start-up/ Mac OS hard disk (< 2GB and iDVD
    gets strange)

    Yours Bengt W
    G3/G4 Blue white,PBG4,dG5, OS X.3.9 + QT6.5.2 and OS X.4.11 + QT 7.3.1
  • Bengt Wärleby Level 6 Level 6 (18,920 points)
    A DVD-Cleaning disk - can also be of use. I do. From time to time.

    Yours Nengt W
    G3/G4 Blue white,PBG4,dG5, OS X.3.9 + QT6.5.2 and OS X.4.11 + QT 7.3.1


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