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bad disks ON DANGEROUS GROUND

PostWed Apr 11, 2018 5:49 pm

In short, duplication is the process of burning information onto a blank DVD-R media and replication is the process of burning the exact information of the original CD/DVD onto ablank CD/DVD-R.

Why can't I make sense of this? It sounds exactly the same....
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PostWed Apr 11, 2018 7:18 pm

Mark Hamilton (I) is on imdb.com
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Gertrude Brooke Hamilton is on imdb.com
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PostWed Apr 11, 2018 7:26 pm

So why can they only do a run of 1,000 copies if replicating?
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PostWed Apr 11, 2018 9:38 pm

Staffing and equipment limitations at some vendors?

This site has pricing for 10,000 to 24,999 cds replicated with a 7 day turn around.

http://dvd-cdinc.com/pricing.htm

Seems hard to believe as that is alot of replications.
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PostWed Apr 11, 2018 11:58 pm

Replication isn't “burning.” It's analogous to pressing a phonograph record. Since the initial costs of preparing the master is high, a large production run is needed to take advantage of economies of scale.
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PostThu Apr 12, 2018 2:41 am

I only ask because I just received a SECOND bad batch of disks as a replacement for the first batch of bad disks.... what a pain.....
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PostThu Apr 12, 2018 7:17 am

Perhaps challenge them on their faulty equipment or not being up to the standard of other companies that do bulk processing.
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PostThu Apr 12, 2018 7:19 am

Find a new supplier.

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PostThu Apr 12, 2018 7:43 am

boblipton wrote:Find a new supplier.

Bob


YUP......
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PostThu Apr 12, 2018 8:08 am

Oh boy. I'll have to remember to check my disc tonight. I keep forgetting.
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PostThu Apr 12, 2018 8:50 am

Battra92 wrote:Oh boy. I'll have to remember to check my disc tonight. I keep forgetting.


please do!

They all seem to go bad just about the 2-minute mark. The freeze and pixelate and so shut down and go back to menu....
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PostThu Apr 12, 2018 9:24 am

Unclear about the board ethics of it but it might be worth outing your supplier. Not sure they need any future business from these parts.
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PostThu Apr 12, 2018 11:09 am

Mine pixelates a little, but played through.
No replacement needed.

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PostThu Apr 12, 2018 2:36 pm

Rick Lanham wrote:Mine pixelates a little, but played through.
No replacement needed.

Rick


Ditto mine. Just try being patient, folks. You can outlast the pixies -- you're a hooman bean!

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PostThu Apr 12, 2018 3:35 pm

I mailed out replacements today to all who contacted me. If you didn't, I ddn't mail you anything.
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Re: bad disks ON DANGEROUS GROUND

PostThu Apr 12, 2018 4:05 pm

I just got my electronics set up last night after a flood. Should be able to check mine tonight.
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PostThu Apr 12, 2018 4:20 pm

Jim Reid wrote:I just got my electronics set up last night after a flood. Should be able to check mine tonight.


I'm sure there will be more since I only sent out about 40 replacement disks. Been up since 4 ... woof
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PostThu Apr 12, 2018 4:32 pm

Mine remained watchable throughout, so I’m fine, Ed. Nonethelesss, my advice remains unchanged.

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PostThu Apr 12, 2018 5:44 pm

boblipton wrote:Mine remained watchable throughout, so I’m fine, Ed. Nonethelesss, my advice remains unchanged.

Bob


Yes, I'll be moving on for the next project.
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PostFri Apr 13, 2018 10:46 am

drednm wrote:They all seem to go bad just about the 2-minute mark. The freeze and pixelate and so shut down and go back to menu....


That's exactly what happened with mine. Just checked it this morning.
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Jim Reid wrote:
drednm wrote:They all seem to go bad just about the 2-minute mark. The freeze and pixelate and so shut down and go back to menu....


That's exactly what happened with mine. Just checked it this morning.


I'll send a replacement.... thanks
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Re: bad disks ON DANGEROUS GROUND

PostFri Apr 13, 2018 11:57 am

Thanks, Ed. We appreciate the effort to make and send us replacement disks.
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PostFri Apr 13, 2018 1:28 pm

silentfilm wrote:Thanks, Ed. We appreciate the effort to make and send us replacement disks.


No question about it. It reminded of my first Kickstarter for which I actually made all 100+ disks, designed and printed all the DVD art covers, trimmed them out and assembled everything by hand.

This was my third, maybe fourth, project with this company, and they deliver sealed DVD cases, so everything is done but to pack them up and mail them. It's a HUGE convenience to use a 1-stop disk maker like this. The downside is that your project can get lost in the shuffle of a big outfit.

Working on something new for the next one.....
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PostFri Apr 13, 2018 1:32 pm

drednm wrote:Working on something new for the next one.....


Do tell!
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PostFri Apr 13, 2018 2:19 pm

Jim Reid wrote:
drednm wrote:Working on something new for the next one.....


Do tell!


No, I meant for disk-making services......

I have several films I'm looking at for Project #10 but I need to get final okays from Rob Stone.
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PostFri Apr 13, 2018 8:38 pm

Sorry to hear, Ed, as I mentioned in the other thread my disk is fine. Thanks for your efforts!
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Re: bad disks ON DANGEROUS GROUND

PostSat Apr 14, 2018 5:34 pm

On further review, a few minutes in just before the title card that starts with “ there goes battalion” there is a brief freeze and stutter with pixelation for a second or two then it plays fine again. Perhaps this flaw does plays out different depending on the DVD player? I have a Sony blue ray tricked up for multi region. I have not had time yet to watch the full movie to see if there are other flaws.
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PostMon Apr 16, 2018 7:32 am

Changsham wrote:On further review, a few minutes in just before the title card that starts with “ there goes battalion” there is a brief freeze and stutter with pixelation for a second or two then it plays fine again. Perhaps this flaw does plays out different depending on the DVD player? I have a Sony blue ray tricked up for multi region. I have not had time yet to watch the full movie to see if there are other flaws.


I too have a Sony BD player tricked for region free and it did the same thing. Haven't tried it in the PS3, Phillips DVD or Oppo DVD player.

Ed, thanks for the download! I burned it to a disc myself and while my penmanship is better than the average Millennial, it doesn't look as nice as a printed or LightScribed label. Oh well. :)

I got a chance to test that scene last night but unfortunately didn't get to watch the picture as family duties took precedent.

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