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Old 24 Nov 2001, 05:14 AM   #1
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Using an OEM Pioneer (Region Free) PC DVD drive - I can not play DVD's manufactured using gold dye (drive just spits them out) all other discs play fine - Any one got any ideas?
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i dont know if you are here, but they are possibly dual layer discs and cannot be playedby your dvd-rom drive. check your specifications of your drive
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Agreed. If it's gold that means it has dual layers. Professionally manufactured DVD's or CD's don't use dye. They use actual pressed metals. The dual layered discs are gold because of the semi-transparent top layer that's used to hold more info. Your player may not play these discs. Although I don't know why it wouldn't because even first generation DVD players played them.
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