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I recently tried making a VCD to play in my PioneerDV-K101(Japanese Version), I Captured the Video to an AVI, 352X288, 25fps, using an ATI all in wonder pro, and then comppressed it to Mpeg1 using AviVCD2 then created the disc using NTI-CD Maker Pro, burning it to a Memorex CD-RW disc, when I played it back on my DVD, the first 2 or 3 seconds are fine then the picture breaks up and the sound this a problem with my capturing or encoding, or could it be that the memorex CD-RW is`nt one that is compatible with my DVD...any help or suggestion would be Great.

Thanks for any help.


-- Alan Rae (, June 20, 2000


Alan, you've probably chosen the worst media in the entire cd market. Memorex is terrible - I have trouble making audio cds with that brand and those are a no brainer. If you are in the VCD game try the following brands, Sony (double silvers), Samsung, Verbatim, Maxell. And experiment a little with CDR vs CDRW. Typlically CDRW are more universially compatible.

Hope this helps


-- Tygrus (, June 20, 2000.

I think your video bitrate is out of range. VCD format bitrate : 1150kbps.

I experience this problem before. To solve the problem try to use TMpgEnc or Panasonic Encoder to re- encoding to PAL or NTSC VCD format.

regards, Bryan

-- Bryan (, March 24, 2001.

I had the same problem, but I solved just turnin' own rhe speed of writting, I burn my VCD's at 1X speed in order to make it 100% compatibles with any DVD/VCD player, I burn it with NEro 5.582, i think you can try this way

-- Antony (, July 24, 2002.

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