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I was addressing the other Mike who asked the question. My JVC records DVD's that seem to work on 
any other machine where they've been played.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mike Richter" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Monday, February 06, 2006 7:57 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] F1 difficulties


> Tom Fine wrote:
>> Mike:
>>
>> Why can't you make a master DVD transfer and then just copy it in the computer using Roxio or any 
>> other disc copier. I think as long as you don't include some copy protection scheme, the disc 
>> will mount and copy just fine.
>>
>> -- Tom Fine
>
> As I said, standalone recorders have a nasty habit of being not quite compliant with the standard. 
> Different devices - DVD-ROM applications and set-top boxes - are differently sensitive to that and 
> may refuse to read, read incorrectly or read the wrong track. Fortunately, DVDShrink is quite 
> tolerant of TOC faults and builds a new one as needed.
>
> As far as I can determine, the Panasonic recorder is compliant, but for safety's sake, I use 
> DVDShrink which I know makes a good directory. In effect, that creates the master. I may then copy 
> it in the computer or the standalone duplicator or if I know more copies will be needed, I usually 
> use the files left by DVDShrink to make the additional copies (two at a time with Nero).
>
> Mike
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