Article ID : 00008646 / Last Modified : 05/22/2015

Unable to play select BD-R or BD-RE discs.

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IMPORTANT: Not all Blu-ray Disc® players or Blu-ray Disc Home Theater systems have the same capabilities. To see if your Sony® product has the functions described in this solution, check the specifications. Manuals are posted on your model support page.

This issue may occur if the quality of the recording on the disc is low due to an issue or setting with the Blu-ray Disc recorder.

Follow the troubleshooting steps to resolve this issue.

  1. Ensure that the disc being used is free of dust or scratches.
  2. Ensure that the recording was made as a single session and not a multi-session.
  3. Ensure that the recording session was closed.

    NOTE: Refer to the product operations manual or product help files supplied with the Blu-ray Disc recorder for more information regarding how to adjust the record settings.

If the issue continues on the disc after following the steps provided in the solution, a new recording should be made.