Do you need a Blu-ray player to watch a Blu-ray disc or only a HDTV with an ordinary DVD player?
You must have a Blue Ray player to play Blue Ray disks because it is a completely different format than DVD even though the disks look similar. This is similar to asking whether you can play DVDs in your car's CD player, completely different format.
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If a sony blu ray player is set up at 1080i and is set up to a HDTV at 1080i will it play a blu ray disc with high definition sound and picture?
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Just put the blu ray disc in and play it if your hdtv is already set at 1080i and so is your blu ray player and then it will play it with the 1080i picture and sound and I garentee you it will work and it'll be like having your own mini theater in your own home that you control ! =). If your in the …persons same situation who aked this question on this webpage on the this website and you figure it all out just how I did and expland it here, you'll be happy you've read my answer already! =). I hope my answer helps out anyone whos in this same situation and whos read this also!. (MORE)
What is correct way to get a Blu-ray disc to play in a 1080i hdtv with HD sound and picture on a Blu-ray player?
The way to get your blu ray disc to play in 1080i on a blu ray player set up to a sony bravia hdtv or hdtv is you just put it in the blu ray player when you have the tv and blu ray player ready to play it, just put it in close it and it takes a minute for it to load, then it starts up, then it plays… and then skip all the previous if you want, some of the previous may not let you skip them, then once your on the main menu there is the choice to play it or go to the main menu. if you you want the main menu, then just click it and it'll take you right to it. if you want to play the movie then click play movie!. It's as easy as that said here in this reply by me but, let me just give you some smart advise, and that is don't buy any more standard dvds because eventually the blu ray discs are gonna take over hddvd and standard DVD because blu ray discs have oddicial won the DVD vs. hddvd vs. blu ray war!!! =). so for any ofyou people out there whos already gotten hddvds and not blu rays, I'm sorry to say, your gonna seriously have to start re-buying all of you hddvds and DVD all completely on blu ray discs!. O!, and one last thing to tell you all all blu rays luckily are in widescreen!, which means it shows the entire picture but might have the black bars on top and bottem if the disc case for the blu rau disc says widescreen it'll have the black bars on top and bottem but, here is the catch to it!, if it says enhanced for widscreen television it wont have the back bars but it'll still be widecreen and it'll show the whole picture and covering the whole screen!!!. (MORE)
What are the compatibilities of a Blu-ray disc playing on a Blu-ray player set to play in 1080i on a 1080i HDTV?
yes but can you play 1080 i through component on newer discs? supposedly im reading with the upconverters and newer discs you cant to prevent pirating its only possible on dvi and hdmi. The compatibilities are that blu ray disc basically will play in a blu ray player in 1080i on a 1080i hdtv !, …I figured out today that, that is the answer to this question because I own a blu ray player set to play 1080i blu ray discs and I baught pirates of the Caribbean 1, 2 and 3 on blu ray today and saw all of them and they all work on a 1080i hdtv with a blu ray player set to play in 1080i instead of 1080p because I don't have the newer version of the sony bravia hdtv which is the 1080p, what I have is a sony bravia 1080i hdtv!. I hope this answer helps other people out who where in my same situation! with hdtv and blu ray player hooked up together. (MORE)
no but blu rays can play dvds. . You have to have a Blu-Ray player or a PS3 to play Blu-Ray discs.
Mostly you connect the player with a standard HDMI to HDMI cable. Players might support component.
All Blu-Ray players feature backward compatibility with DVD's,which means that you can play a standard DVD in a Blu-Ray player. However, the reverse is not true. You cannot play a Blu-ray disc ina standard DVD player.
If a playstation 3 can play Blu-ray dics and also DVD what is the need for going in for a high end Blu-ray disc player?
It's true that a PS3 can play Blu-Ray discs just like a regular Blu-Ray player. While there is no specific need for a separate Blu-Ray player, some people might want a separate player so that they will not put unnecessary wear and tear on their PS3 gaming system.. Sometimes you have to purchase the… Blu-ray player because it is included in the better Home Theater Systems. They can also require internet connections (MORE)
The answer to this is no. Blu-ray may only be played by Blu-ray players due to the fact that Blu-ray DVDs were made with blue and violet rays, hence the name blu-ray, and can only read using those Blue and rays. Absolutely. All discs of every type can be read on all disc reading machines. In a short… answer, No. Blu-Ray is a relatively new technology that compresses much more information (over 50GB, or gigabytes) onto a disc that is physically the same size as a standard DVD. In comparison, a DVD holds a little over 8 GB of data on a dual-layer disc. The difference is the density at which the information is recorded, and the number of layers used. A DVD player doesn't have the ability to focus on the different layers, and the information is encoded differently on Blu-Ray than it is on a DVD. No. Blu-Rays are not DVDs and they will only work on Blu-Ray players. (MORE)
DVD players use a red laser to read its media, while blu-ray discs are 'burned' using a blue laser. Because of the difference in wavelength, (blue light has a shorter wavelength than red light) there is a difference in frequency, and therefore DVD players cannot read blue-ray discs. However, it s…eems that newer models of Blu-Ray players are 'backwards compatible' meaning that they are able to play Blu-Ray discs as well as older versions of the CD (compact disc). My theory for this capability comes from an 'optical head device.' This device has the capability of focusing light, thereby changing the wavelength and frequency and color of the laser emitted all at the same time. (MORE)
Would a blu-ray disc give a much better picture than a traditional DVD through an up-convert player on a 720p 37 HDTV?
\nA high definition disc (Bluray) will amost certainly provide better quality than an up-converted SD DVD. Standard definition material will always be standard definition. Up-converting to 720 or 1080 will never create detail that wasn't there to begin with. In fact, the filtering process used to… up-convert does the opposite - it will tend to soften detail as it converts. \n. \nAny claim that up-cponverted SD material will become HD quality is untrue and should never be believed. The result of up-converting may give the impression of an improvement in quality by reducing the pixel size. If that is the case, then so much the better, but this is not true HD. True HD content should always provide a better image than the equivalent SD based content. (MORE)
If a sony blu ray player is set up at 1080p and is set up to a HDTV at 1080i will it play a blu ray disc with high definition sound and picture?
I have a sony bluray player conected to my tv by a hdmi cable only it wont work can anyone help me --------------- Go into the menu and set the output resolution to either 720p or 1080i and it should work on any HDTV that's not 1080p. If it doesnt, don't use an HDMI cable - use Red/Green/Blue (Co…mponent Video) cables to hook up to the TV. It will work fine at 720p. You will also need to connect additional red and white cables for sound. (MORE)
BluRay discs carry high definition television and therefore store data in a high density format. A standard definition DVD player will not recognise a BluRay disc and will simply report an error if one is loaded.\n. \nOn the other hand, a BluRay player will not only play BluRay discs but will also… handle standard DVDs. Most will also recognise and play CD format discs. Most Bluray players will also down convert the HD signal from a BluRay disc so that it can be viewed on a standard definition television. In this case, of course, the image quality will be the same as any other standard definition signal. To benefit from the high definition signal, an HD television is also required. (MORE)
yes if that certain model of the tv. has hdmi plugins in the back or on the side
No. A blue ray disc has a blueray laser to read the HD disc. Also a blueray player needs a spinning reader to read the blueray disc. The spinning reader is also what is used to read DVD's and therefore will read DVD's. A DVD player does not need a blueray laser because the disc can be read without o…ne. If you want a movie in HD but you don't want to buy a whole new player, you can buy a HDVD (HD DVD).A normal DVD player will read that. (MORE)
No, a Blu-Ray disc requires a Blu-Ray compatible device, such as a standalone player, a PlayStation 3, or even a computer (with a compatible drive installed).
You can play a normal DVD or Blu-ray disc on blu-ray player But CAN'T play a blu-ray disk on normal DVD player. However, blu-ray disks work better than normal DVD's . Blu-ray havemore capability and provide super high definition visual fantasy.
No. Blu-Rays will only work on Blu-Ray players. But DVDs can be played on a Blu-Ray player
Blu-Ray players will only work on HDTVs and they need an HDMI cable in order to connect to each other
Your blu-ray will play on a standard definition TV but you will not be takign advantage of the full capabilities of the blu-ray format
A blu-ray disc player is a disc player that plays blu-ray discs and DVDs. They usually used with TVs.
It sounds like your player may be having some issues. Try these steps to fix it: 1. Unplug your Blu-ray player for 5 minutes, then plug it back in and try again. 2. Call the manufacturer of the player to ensure you have the latest updates. 3. Call the manufacturer of the player for service.
To watch a Bluray disc in high definition, an HD television is needed. However, almost all Bluray players have an analog, standard definition output that can be connected to televisions that are not HD and do not have HDMI inputs.
HD DVD and Bluray are both high definition disc formats but they were not only competitive formats but incompatible formats as well. While the battle for the HD market was in progress a handful of players were sold that would support both formats. These players were expensive and very few were ever …sold. Unfortunately, HD DVD only players will not play Bluray and Bluray players will not play HD DVD discs. It is still worth keeping HD DVD players as they are the only players capable of HD DVD discs. (MORE)
If the DVD player has a video pass through function, then yes. If the feature is available, there will be an HDMI input to the DVD player as well as an HDMI output. If the feature is available with analog connections, then the Bluray player can be connected only with standard definition signals, l…osing the benefit of its HD capability. (MORE)
The introduction of high definition discs saw two formats launched. Bluray is one and HD DVD was the other. The format war was won by the Bluray system and HD DVD was withdrawn in 2009. Both Bluray and HD DVD are high definition players but note that "HD DVD" is the name of the format and is confus…ingly close to the generic description of high definition disc players. Bluray and HD DVD are not compatible so a disc of one type will not play on the other format. There are a handful of dual format disc players but they were expensive and few were sold. If you have HD DVD discs then you need to hand on to an HD DVD player if you want to watch them. All high definition discs on sale now are Bluray and of course will need a Bluray player to play them. (MORE)
Sadly no. My family tried to do so, and it epically failed. No, you can only watch blu-ray movies on a blu-ray disk player.
Bluray players will work with most televisions but an HD television is needed to see the content in HD quality. Blu-Ray players will only operate with a standard definition television using the analog outputs on the player. The outputs are standard definition of course, so the HD quality of the B…luRay disc won't be seen. (MORE)
Commercial DVDs and Bluray discs are encoded with a region code. Players similarly have region codes. The sole purpose of the region coding is to prevent a disc bought in one region being played in another. For example, a DVD bought in North America will not play on a British player. There are a sm…all number of players that ignore region coding and there are some modifications available for some models as well. The modifications don't always work and they void all warranties when they are carried out. The easiest way to play foreign discs is to get hold of a player from the same region although with 5 regions worldwide, that builds into quite a collection of players. (MORE)
No, a blu ray disc needs a special laser within the player to read the information.
no you need a blue ray player or play station 3 with has the blue ray laser in
Can you burn blu ray torrent movies to a regular not blu ray dual layer DVD and watch it on a blu ray player?
If you just want burn downloaded blu ray movies to a DVD disc as data DVD without convert, you can keep the blu ray video quality, but you can't play the burned data DVD on DVD player, only play it on computer. Or if you want to play the burned DVD on regular DVD player, you have to convert and b…urn your downloaded blu ray movies to a standard video DVD that can be played well on regular DVD player, but standard video DVD only support 720x480(ntsc) or 720x576(pal) video resolution highest, don't support higher video resolution, so when convert downloaded blu ray movies to standard video DVD, right software will reduce the video resolution to fit the standard video DVD, but if your DVD player supports divx or xvid, you can convert your downloaded blu ray movies to HD divx or xvid avi files and burn onto a DVD, then play on your divx or xvid DVD player without losing quality. You can try RZ DVD Creator or Nero, it can convert and burn downloaded blu ray movies to standard video DVD that can be played well on regular DVD player, and it also can convert downloaded blu ray movies to HD divx or xvid avi files and burn to DVD that can be played well on Divx or Xvid DVD player. You can yahoo or Google search RZ DVD Creator or Nero and download it, easy to use, hope it can help you.You should be able to get the software necessary from torrents also. (MORE)
DVD players cannot play Bluray discs. The lasers and the data storage are different so no data can be read from a Bluray disc in a DVD drive. That is the case whether or not there is any up-scaling available in the player. Bluray players on the other hand are quite happy to play DVDs as well as Blu…ray discs. (MORE)
No, they are written with different light which means that a DVD player cannot read blu-ray, however, a blu-ray player can read DVD's.
The software that enable you to watch your Blu Ray dvds...Blu ray DVD players are mostly only for HD
One recommendation is to unscrew the top of the player off and practically take it out yourself. If you don't want to do that, then its best to take it to a place where they can look at it
Yes. But be aware that not all updates are necessary. Some of the recent movies actually have the necessary updates installed onto them and will install the updates into your player if necessary
Nothing. The laser in a DVD player is too wide to read data encoded on a Blu-Ray disc. It would simply return some sort of error message, such as "Disc read error" or "no disc inserted."
To watch Bluray discs in high definition, an HDMI cable is required. However, most Bluray players have analog outputs that can be used if an HDMI port isn't available on a television. However, all analog connections are limited to SD quality.
In order to watch the content in HD, you will need an HDMI cable. Most Bluray players also have analog standard definition outputs as well but you will not see optimum quality if you connect using any analog output.
It is quite likely that the Bluray player is faulty. A badly aligned laser may still be able to read the larger DVD tracks but not the much finer tracks on a Bluray disc. Try some different Bluray discs. If none of them work, it might be time to get the player repaired or replaced.
Blu-Ray discs will only play on Blu-Ray players. But regular DVDs can be played on a Blu-Ray player due to the backwards compatibility feature
Usually yes, not because "blu-ray" players are inherently capable of reading standard DVDs, but because the manufacturer has included standard DVD reading hardware in addition to the "blu-ray" hardware. The reason for this is the perception that most people would be much less interested in buyi…ng a blu-ray player if it would not be able to also play their existing DVD library, since they probably have a significant investment in that library and would not want to immediately throw it out and buy new blu-ray copies (assuming they were even available). (MORE)
For a more basic blu-ray disc player you might give 70 dollars. For one with wifi and other features you can as much as 120 dollars. I suggest browsing Amazon for these. Amazon usually gives lower prices and you can read customer reviews too.
No, the disc won't be damaged in any way but it will definitely not play
No. Blu-Ray discs will only work on Blu-Ray players, but DVDs can be played on a Blu-Ray player thanks to the backwards compatibility feature
Sorry I don't think you can do this. You may be able to use a S-Video cable and connect it directly to your desktop.
A Blu Ray disc player is able to play Blu Ray disks which hold a lot more information than standard DVD and therefore can hold full HD and 3D content.
Blu ray disc players can be purchased in a variety of different stores. For instance, blur ray disc players can be purchased at Best Buy, Fry's Electronics, and Walmart.
There are no DVD players that also play blue-ray discs. Blue-ray discs are of a different kind from regular DVDs, and regular DVD players do not play blue-ray discs.