Can I play Blu-ray on my existing DVD player?

Answer Information is retrieved from Blu-ray discs with a blue-violet laser instead of the red laser used to retrieve information from standard DVDs. Therefore, a special Blu-ray player is necessary to pl... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Can I play Blu-ray on my existing DVD player

I need to know how to connect my new 7.1 Blu-Ray player to my existing 5.1 surround system.?

Yes, a digital coaxial cable will do the same as optical.

Is existing cinema sound system compatible with blue ray player?

Typically, you should avoid movies that want you to download some unknown player... Beware the ScamsYou should also be alert for scams related to video playback. The scams are usually related to "n... Read More »

I have a Phillips DVD player with surround sound. If I buy a Blue ray DVD player say Sony can I replace the Phillips DVD player with a new Blue ray so I can still use the existing surround sound?

No they can't. Most commercial discs have a region code and players will check the region before playing. If the region code is not the same as the player, it simply won't play. This is a commercia... Read More »

How to Record a Windows Media Player Movie on a DVD to Play in a Regular DVD Player?

Windows Media Player movies are video files in the specific format encoded for playback in the Windows Media Player program. If you want to watch the movies on your TV with a regular DVD player, yo... Read More »