All types of Blu-ray players can also play standard DVDs and CDs, so you can use one player for all your discs. Some models may support other types of specialized discs, such as audiophile Super Audio CDs (SACDs).
Why won’t my Blu-ray player play DVDs?
There are several reasons a disc may not play in the Blu-ray player. A dirty or scratched disc is the most obvious cause, but an incorrect region code or configuration of your home theater system can be the reason as well.
Do you need a special DVD player for Blu-ray?
Blu-ray discs aren’t like ordinary DVDs and you need a special Blu-ray player to play them. You can’t play a Blu-ray in a standard DVD player.
Is Blu-ray dead?
Blu-ray is dead. It’s not often that an industry’s leading OEM quits, but that’s what Samsung has done. … On Amazon, Samsung had four of Amazon’s 10 best-selling Blu-ray players including the most popular model. With its demise, Blu-ray follows Laserdisc, BetaMax, and VHS VCRs into the second-hand stores.
How do I get my Sony Blu-Ray player to play DVDs?
Power reset the Blu-ray Disc player.
- Remove the disc from the Blu-ray Disc player.
- Turn off the Blu-ray Disc player.
- Unplug the power cord of the Blu-ray Disc player from the electrical outlet.
- Let the player remain without power for one minute.
- Plug the power cord back into the electrical outlet.
How long do Blu-ray players last?
Blu-ray Players: Rest in Peace
Sure, families will replace the device after about six years, but they’ll do so with Netflix, HBO Go and Apple TV, not more discs and Blu-ray features.