Problems with new blu rays..Anyone?

Discussion in 'Disney Movies, Books, TV and Music' started by cpdwiz, Mar 21, 2010.

  1. cpdwiz

    cpdwiz Mike & Jessica YOAMD Winners

    Mar 6, 2008
    Ok, I have had a Samsung BD1500 bluray player for about a year...Works great...NOW, the 3 newest Disney movies, UP, Princess and Frog and Old Dogs are skipping and hesitating. Thought it was the machine, BUT, older movies work, and played 2012, and that worked fine...I send emails to Disney and Samsung, and waiting for replies, BUT, anyone else have this problem, and any ideas of a fix? Thanks
  2. wenrob

    wenrob DIS Veteran

    Apr 14, 2008
    Have you gone and gotten all the firmware updates? Not all Blu Rays are the same and different companies use different formats so the Blu Ray players need updates periodically.

    That said I have a Samsung and it has major heating issues. It will play DVDs all day but can't make it through a Blu Ray without freezing. Blu Rays are too heat intensive for it. Crazy stupid huh? After DH did a ton of research he found that our model (sorry don't know the number) has major overheating issues. I went and bought a new player, it's never hot and miracle of miracles it plays Blu Rays!:lmao:
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  4. Micca

    Micca SAHG: Stay At Home Grandfather

    Dec 5, 2000
    Like Wenrob I would also suggest checking for the most recent firmware update.

    FYI--the Sony PS3 is still one of the best blu-ray players out there and you get the side benefit of playing games. Latest model is around $299.
  5. Fantasmic23

    Fantasmic23 A little nonsense now and then is relished by the

    Apr 10, 2008
    Call the customer support number for Samsung and request a firmware update. I was having similar problems with my Insignia (for all the latest blu rays) and they are sending me a firmware update DVD.
  6. Mtukufu

    Mtukufu Earning My Ears

    Mar 28, 2010
    I have a PS3, so I've never had any Blu-Ray issues.
  7. the horned king

    the horned king DIS Veteran

    Apr 1, 2010
    Same here PS3 is the way to go.

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