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MKV files on a usb stick wont play

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im try to play MKV files but my player says it wont support the audio file im using a sony BDP S 370 player , The files work when plugged into my samsung UE40C6100 (THINK THATS THE MODEL ) 3D TV . THE FILES IM TRYING TO PLAY ARE 3D ASWELL.any tips or advice welcome .

 

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RE: MKV files on a usb stick wont play

I used to have a BDP-S570 and I could never get it to play an MKV. I'm afraid that 'on paper' streaming capabilities of Sony Blu-ray players differ somewhat from reality in my experience.

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RE: MKV files on a usb stick wont play

...and the 370 isn't a 3D player so wouldn't that break it anyway?

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RE: MKV files on a usb stick wont play

think the 370 is a 3D player , dont tell me that ill be gutted could have sworn when i bought it it was 3D

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RE: MKV files on a usb stick wont play

Um...Sad

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RE: MKV files on a usb stick wont play

http://www.3dtvreviewer.co.uk/sony-3d-blu-ray-bdp-s370-bdp-s570-bdp-s770...

 

says with sofware update will be 3D , AS FOR MKV ON A USB UM can you be a little more specific please john.

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RE: MKV files on a usb stick wont play

I believe that that site is wrong. AFAIK, 3D only starts on the 4-series, firmware or not.

Be more specific how? I was saying that if the file is 3D then it won't be recognised, but this is speculation on my part. Googling will give you some resources on mkv play in general, since it seems a bit hit or miss.

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RE: MKV files on a usb stick wont play

Sony S370 definitely does not support 3D.

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RE: MKV files on a usb stick wont play

damm , when i got the player 3D wasnt a thing i was interested in but have taken a fancy to it now anyone reccomend a bluray player with 3d playback then

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RE: MKV files on a usb stick wont play

Sony S470 / 480 will suit you well.

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RE: MKV files on a usb stick wont play

been looking at this and think a little trip out to the shops is in order later . thanks .

like your set up looks very good.

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RE: MKV files on a usb stick wont play

bigboss wrote:

Sony S470 / 480 will suit you well.

 

Although from the OP's experience with the '370 and my experience with the '570, I think it's a pretty certain bet that neither is going to play MKV files, which is what the OP wants to do

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RE: MKV files on a usb stick wont play

ok then different slant on this , basically the mkv file plays direct when usb is plugged in the tv ok , but sound wont be through the amp , if i run a optical into my amp will the sound be true 3D as only comes up as dolby surrond ???

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RE: MKV files on a usb stick wont play

s 480 got today will feedback .

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RE: MKV files on a usb stick wont play

Optical cannot carry hd audio.

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RE: MKV files on a usb stick wont play

its fine now the sony 480 plays the files , and is excellent for what i need . thanks anyway

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