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I was at my local DVD retailer the other day picking up some new movies when I noticed that they now sell BlueRay movies at 100baht. Surley they havn't cracked this format already. They may have been Chinese. I don't have a Blue Ray player and have no plans of getting one any time soon, but I just wondered if they are exactley the same as real BlueRay disks.

Anyone tried them?

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Blu Ray movies were cracked about 2 months after the tech was released. Was pretty funny after Sony had boasted how it was "uncrackable". However that is still a very low price for a copied disc, I saw them for around 300 each in Fortune IT mall, becareful they arent fobbing you off with just a regular dvd.

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They are probably more like micro HD rips .... the ones you'll find all over the Net for free. They range from 1Gig to 3 Gig, so fit easily on a single DVD. The media is a DVD, the rip is from a Blue Ray or HD DVD.

Probably transferred from a .mkv to a DVD format. However, the quality is usually better than a ripped DVD movie. The same scam these pirates did with DVD9 dics, which were in most cases DVD5's.

Easiest to find out ... buy one and put it in your DVD Rom. If it doesn't run, it's a Blue Ray disc .....

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The Blu-Ray discs I've found in Mae Sai were all just plain old DVDs. They like to add logos to counterfeit discs that make them appear to be using the latest and greatest technology, many of the audio discs also reports that they are using SACD format.

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While bluray and HD-DVD are cracked and loads of 1080p stuff is online for downloads, so far all the DVD's I have seen for sale are simply DVD9 dual layer discs !!

Someone was even posting how he had bought hacked blue ray discs here for 250 baht each, and then when pushed realized they were 8 or so GB in his PC drive !! :o

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I was at my local DVD retailer the other day picking up some new movies when I noticed that they now sell BlueRay movies at 100baht. Surley they havn't cracked this format already. They may have been Chinese. I don't have a Blue Ray player and have no plans of getting one any time soon, but I just wondered if they are exactley the same as real BlueRay disks.

Anyone tried them?

Hi,

I bought a couple of supposed to be BLURAY dvds at around 300 baht each after long haggling.

AsI came back home, watched them believing they were BLURAYs-I found no differences from regular DVD9 tho.

Later on I became suspicious about these BLU-RAYs, check the size of them as I was advised from a TV member.

THEY WERE NOT BLU-RAYS, but regular dvd9s.

watch out buddy!

J.C

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Most of the 100 baht movies are rarely dvd 9s, usually they are dvd 5s.

Especially the new movies. If it is a dvd9 chances are you can buy an original for 189 baht at mangpong which is licensed and include the box and cover.

However some blu ray discs are out there. These aren't copied or written but leaked manufactured discs.

There's a difference between a copied disc and a pumped disc.

Pumped discs are from a factory and presses and screens the discs (low manufacturing costs via mass production and economy of scale) usually these are from China or some overseas country.

The copied discs are just from some people that write movies using their PC at home.

blu-ray for 100-300 baht doesn't seem right. I thnk these are copied from blu-ray discs. However if its 500 baht I think it could be for real. Original discs cost like 1,500 baht.

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Most of the 100 baht movies are rarely dvd 9s, usually they are dvd 5s.

Especially the new movies. If it is a dvd9 chances are you can buy an original for 189 baht at mangpong which is licensed and include the box and cover.

Locally bit perfect DVD5 and rarely DVD9s.. Full animated menus but often with the multiple soundtracks and DTS removed are 50 baht each.

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Good answers. I was always suspicious of those 300 baht ones and had a feeling they would just be dvd 9 passed off as bu ray.

Actually, the knock off Blu Ray discs are now selling for around THB 200 and they are DVD 9's, with the DVD 9's being DVD 5's. I have no idea what the DVD 5's really are.

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Good answers. I was always suspicious of those 300 baht ones and had a feeling they would just be dvd 9 passed off as bu ray.

Actually, the knock off Blu Ray discs are now selling for around THB 200 and they are DVD 9's, with the DVD 9's being DVD 5's. I have no idea what the DVD 5's really are.

Kinda conflicting statement tho.. A DVD9 is a DVD9.. A DVD5 is a DVD5 and a blueray is a blueray none are the other despite any claims..

My shop is 90% DVD5 but with 10% DVD9.. They never claim one is the other.. Most of the DVD 5s that are not new releases are bit perfect copies with animated menus but missing extras, commentary, etc to get them on the single layer.. New releases can be any sourced files.

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blu rays are blu rays. Different lasers different capacity.

DVD 9s are usually double layer 9GBs or masters. These are pumped from a factory or copied from an already available master. Sometimes from a region 5 country or a master that is already out like from rental stores, etc.

DVD 5s are usually converted hacked, stolen avi or divx files burned onto a single layer dvd disc 4.7GB.

Of course the quality is lacking like no ac3 or dts and the resolution is not quite quality.

There is another type like combos. The ones where 3 or 4 movies are sold on a single disc. These are compressed divx, avi files. The same kind you can get from a torrent.

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