Houston '75



Bruce bkawak at chartertn.net
Mon Nov 29 17:33:22 CST 2004


> ----- Original Message ----- From: "John Hughes"
> 
>> Japan is region 2 like the UK, so North Americans who want to buy this
> will
>> have to hack their DVD players - if you haven't already - to play Japanese
>> DVD's.
> 
> I haven't, but that would surely give me the incentive to!  What about the
> PAL vs NTSC difference?  Once hacked, wouldn't the image have been intended
> for a different format tv screen?
> 

You are right a multiregion player doesn't always mean your TV can  handle a PAL disc. Only Philips, Cyberhome, Daewoo and Akai DVD Players will play any region DVD on ANY TV right out of the box.  I would be concerned if you have an older TV many new TVs are multiformat.  

Bruce


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