|This was one of the first DVD recorders to hit the shelves and I purchased this to backup home movies from Beta and 8mm tapes.|
I ended up with 42 discs from that summer in 2004 and if my memory serves me correctly, they were all working just fine.
Recently I just tried to watch a few of them and noticed that I can't get any of them to work in the Sony RDR-GX7 that they were recorded in.
I can, however, get the first disc to work in most other players, but not the remaining discs. I inspected the burn pattern on the back and noticed that the first one (that works) has the data starting about 2mm closer to the begining of the write area in comparison to the others. This is odd because they were all created and recorded in the same way.
Right now I can't get any of the dics to work except the first one. Is there any way I can force read the data and skip over that initial empty portion causing the error?
I am curious why they would have worked back 4 years ago and now just the first one works.
If anyone has any ideas it would be greatly appreaciated!