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Blu-ray Disc Problems

The Blu-ray disc, commonly termed as BD, refers to the blue-violet laser that is used to read the disc. It is mainly devised to replace the DVD format. It is an optical disc storage medium that stores a larger density of information than the red laser with longer-wavelength used for DVD’s. The Blu-ray discs are commonly used as medium for multimedia devices as well as for video materials like feature films. However, Blu-ray discs have their own set of complaints and issues. Below are frequent asked questions on problems relating to Blu-ray discs that have been answered by the Experts.

Is there an update/upgrade for a Sony Blu-Ray player (model BDP S300)?

The upgrade that is available to you for your player is a firmware update. In this case, you could visit this page on the Sony.com website to get a firmware update for your Sony Blu-ray player. You would need to enter the operating system, select firmware and download the update. The operating system should be a Windows version.

Where can one get a Samsung Blu-Ray player update to enable movies to play in the correct format?

In most cases, if you have access to internet you should be able to download the upgrade from the web. However, the download could be confusing and may consume time as well. In this case, it would be better if you could have the upgrade performed by an authorized Samsung service center for you.

I have a Philips Blu-ray disc player. What should I do to connect the player to Vizio HDTV and Verizon FiOS Motorola DVR?

To begin with, you would need to connect the Blu-ray player directly to the TV by using a HDMI cable. Then you would have to plug the player to the HDMI input of your TV. Usually, all television sets should have an HDMI input. After that you would have to connect your Verizon FiOS Motorola DVR into another input, preferably an HDMI input if it is available. Finally, based on what you would want to use you may have to switch between the inputs.

I recently purchased a Sharp Blu-ray disc player, model LC 30HV6U, does this require a set of component and audio cables?

In a case like this, you would need a single HDMI cable for both audio and video if there is an HDMI input in your TV. However, it is likely you would need to use a set of five wire component video cables to connect your Blu-ray player if your TV has component video inputs only.

How would someone connect a Samsung Blu-Ray player to the internet wireslessly?

If you want to connect your Samsung Blu-ray player wirelessly to the internet with your router, you would need the optional Samsung Link Stick Wireless LAN Adaptor. In case you do not have the Link Stick, you can get on Amazon.com.

Blu-ray disc is a new optical disc format that intends to substitute DVD. It is manufactured to store not only a greater density of data and information but also to allow playback, rewrite and record high-definition audio and video. However, you may face problems with the Blu-ray discs. These problems may relate to disc compatibility issues, poor build or design quality, ineffective warranty support and so on. If you need clarification about your specific situation with respect to issues related to Blu-ray disc problems, you may ask a TV technician Expert to evaluate your case details and provide a technical insight.

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