Tower of the Firstborn

Discussion in 'AnyDVD HD (DVD issues)' started by DrinkLyeAndDie, May 1, 2007.

  1. DrinkLyeAndDie

    DrinkLyeAndDie Retired Moderator

    The Tower of the Firstborn

    I don't recall seeing Tower of the Firstborn mentioned anywhere. It's the only new movie I got this week that had any noticeable protection.

    Note: This is definitely a movie that needs to be backed up on a DVD DL [although I used DVD-RB to compress it to DVD-5]. The movie itself is 3:09:09 with almost nothing else on the disc. None of it is of any value.

    The Tower of the Firstborn

     
    Last edited: May 1, 2007
  2. SamuriHL

    SamuriHL Retired Moderator

    Screw that! I'd split that disc just to HAVE an intermission!! Good Lord!!
     
  3. linx05

    linx05 Well-Known Member

    What was the bitrate of the DVD? You can see this in the DVD Rebuilder log.
     
  4. 5150

    5150 Well-Known Member

    The Hitcher

    I picked up The Hitcher today. There was hardly any protection on it, not even Ripguard on a Universal release. Anydvd handled it just fine (6.1.3.6).

    Although it got some bad reviews, it was actually pretty good (just leave some common sense at your doorstep as you watch it). Although, I was a little kid when I watched the original and don't remember much. The reaction of my wife jumping during certain scenes was worth it alone!!

    Summary for drive F: (AnyDVD 6.1.3.6)
    SONY CD-RWCRX320EE RYK4 SEP21 ,2005
    Drive (Hardware) Region: 1

    Media is a DVD.
    Booktype: dvd-rom (version 1), Layers: 2 (opposite)
    Size of first Layer: 1959760 sectors (3827 MBytes)
    Total size: 3769485 sectors (7362 MBytes)

    Video DVD (or CD) label: THE_HITCHER
    Media is CSS protected!
    Video Standard: NTSC
    Media is locked to region(s): 1!

    RCE protection not found.
    DVD structure appears to be correct.
    Found & removed invalid VOBUs!
    Autorun not found on Video DVD.
    Bad sector protection not found.
    Emulating RPC-2 drive with region 1!
     
  5. DrinkLyeAndDie

    DrinkLyeAndDie Retired Moderator

    I believe you are askin for this?

    The settings for CCE were VBR Bias = 25, Qual Prec = 16, VBR Passes = 2.

    That was the movie and menus and nothing else. I've viewed portions on my TV and it actually appears alright but I'm going to experiment on a larger TV. Most likely I'll grab a few DVD+ DLs and burn it w/o compression.