Can Japanese region 2 DVDs play on American region 1 DVD players?
No, they are two different regional format. Unless you have an all Region DVD Player which is not available anywhere. Your computer might be able to play these Japanese DVDs but you have to change the regional format of your computer to region 2. Setback is you cannot play Region 1 anymore on your computer.
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Almost without exception, all modern UK televisions, DVD players, VCRs, etc., are multiple standard, and will certainly allow you to play NTSC . Most DVD players are Region Code free, or can be adapted. So Region 1 NTSC DVDs can be played without any problem.
DVDs have 6 region codes for different regions in the world which are used as a commercial protection. You may only watch the dvds in your specifically region easily. A region free player means you can also watch the dvds originally released in other regions. Some players are region free but it it s…ometimes possible to modify a player to make it region free (MORE)
Answer . yes, because the Ps3 uses blu-ray technology and not CD'S so it will play any region games.. your welcome!. Answer . well, although the answer above seems to be correct. However, from my experience, I can play any region DVD/BLuRay on my PS3 (bought from US and used in Asia). The vo…ltage difference doesnt matter, as there is a universal adapter inside PS3(not visible outside) which takes care of it. Also, the NTSC/PAL difference does not matter.. This is primarily because, although the region code locks, NTSC/PAL, voltage etc. are different from one place to another and piracy is big trouble, but changing manufacturing components is a bigger problem. Especially when they are all manufactured, fitted and tested in one location (namely China or Taiwan). If companies had to keep changing their hardware for each location they would instantly become a loss making units or the consumer will have to pay double what he is doing right now. (MORE)
Hi, Search the internet. Use Google and type in: "region+free+DVD+player" and see what comes up. They make 'em and I've seen several on the web. You just need to spend some time searching, that's all. Hope this helps, Cubby Try this: Go to: www.videohelp.com/dvdhacks Type in your model numb…er and if they have a hack, you can program your remote to change DVD Region. N America is region 1. (MORE)
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Multi-region DVD Players allow any DVD to be played on itregardless of the region number assigned to the DVD. Region Codingis displayed on the back of a DVD package as a globe logo with thenumber stamped in the center.
Yes, the Sony PlayStation 2 will play region 6 DVDs. The SonyPlayStation 3 will also play DVDs from any region.
Region one is for Canada, United States; U.S. territories; Bermuda, so I don't think it will work in a Region 2 DVD player.
Most DVD players are made in China as well as the TV's they pluginto. You will need a converter or different electrical plug as thesockets are different in China.
Japanese DVD's are in region 2 already (Japn and most of Europe are region 2) you can buy them of www.cdjapan.co.jp - they are in Japanese and have no English subs. CDjapan.co.jp also has some of the TMM music too.
The region 2 release of How I Met Your Mother season 2 is going to be on the 8th february 2010 go on HMV website and you can pre order it http://hmv.com/hmvweb/displayProductDetails.do?ctx=280;0;-1;-1;-1&sku=299061 I think we should all thank E4 for buying the rights to air How I Met Your Mother bec…ause without them i don't think it would have been given a release date. I can't wait. (MORE)
Sounds to me like your trying to play a foreign DVD from another country. When you purchase a DVD player from the store the box will most of the time list its region code on the box. For example I think the U.S. uses region code 1. If you really want to play that DVD best bet is to buy a DVD player …online from the country origin of the disc. (MORE)
Hello,dear, DVD region2 means that the DVDS that from the following regions include: DVD REGION 2 Europe (except Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus), Middle East, Egypt, Japan, South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Greenland
DVD Region 2: Europe (except Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus), Middle East, Egypt, Japan, South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Greenland
Yes on Windows Media player you can Change the Region to Region 1 but u would have to change it back to watch other things Answer Practically all modern televisions, DVD players, and VCRs, marketed in the UK are multiple-standard, and will play NTSC standard media without any problems. Furtherm…ore, many DVD players will either play, or may be modified to play, Region 1 DVDs. (MORE)
,dear, maybe there is no possible way to make the DVD player region free. but u can refer to maybe Amazon to search a multi-region DVD player~~ A2 You need to find the correct 'Hack' for your model. Google 'DVD Hacks', there are many sites out there that will provide the details. It general…ly consists of pressing a secret sequence of buttons on the remote. Like holding the mute button down and simultaneously pressing 6758, they are all different. It then enters a special mode where you can change the DVD region or make it region free. In my experience the major brands like Sony, Sharp, JVC, Panasonic etc are harder to change, I guess the major players do not want copyright issues. The cheaper, unbranded, or never heard of, are better. (MORE)
There is no official release date for Reaper 1 & 2 On Region 2 UK PAL however UK sites like Amazon.co.uk and HMV.co.uk have the option of signing up to be notified "when this item becomes available" which kinda suggests that it may be on it's way...just don't hold your breath; it has been like this …for 2 years! (MORE)
The region code signifies the geographical places from which the dvd's that are bought can be played/ decoded in a given player.\nRegion 2 signifies regions-\n. \nWestern Europe, incl. United Kingdom, and Central Europe; Western Asia; including Iran, Israel and Turkey, Egypt; Japan, South Africa, S…waziland, Lesotho; French overseas territories\n. \nin total there are 9 regions for players to be compatible with ie. 0 to 8. (MORE)
Hello, dear, the region free DVD can be played on any DVD player including the us DVD player~~
Magnavox in a North American brand of DVD player and they are programmed to play region 1 discs. It is unlikely that any Magnavox will play a region 2 disc (the European region code)..
Region Code (RC) is a DRM technique developed to allow movie studios to control DVD/Blu-ray releases according to the region, including content, release date, and price. RC is encoded in the DVD/Blu-ray video disc to restrict the area in which it can be played. DVD Region Code There are six …different official region codes and 2 informal variations for DVDs as follows: . RC . REGION . 1 . United States, Canada, Bermuda, U.S. territories. 2 . Europe (except Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus), Middle East, Egypt, Japan, South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Greenland. 3 . Southeast Asia, South Korea, Republic of China (Taiwan), Hong Kong, Macau. 4 . Mexico, Central America, South America, Oceania. 5 . India, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, Africa (except Egypt, South Africa, Swaziland, and Lesotho), Central and South Asia, Mongolia, North Korea. 6 . People's Republic of China. 7 . Reserved for future use. 8 . Special international venues (aircraft, cruise ships, etc.). (MORE)
As of right now: Tuesday August 18th, 2009 12:45am: Chuck Season 2 Region One is still TBA.. That's T o B e A nnounced as in Unknown .
Europe is region 2 for DVD and Bluray disc encoding. Most region 2 discs will play without a problem in a UK player. Note that there is a facility to add a sub region to the code, so dividing Europe into smaller regions. It is rarely, if ever used, but technically, it is possible to further restric…t the use of discs from the remainder of Europe in the UK. (MORE)
It depends whether or not you have a multi-regional player, but typically not. Further Information Actually, multiple-region players are readily available in the UK, so viewing a Region 1 disc should not be a problem.
It depends whether or not you have a multi-regional player, but typically not. There are a number of DVD players available in Europe that do not check region codes although many of them are modified from the manufacturer's original specification and are likely to have no warranty in the case of fai…lure. (MORE)
well, i recently got 2 region 1 dvds (im from aus) and both worked on my 2009 model PS3 and yet they both said region 1 on the cover. BUT, it doesnt mean that some dvds still wont work on it. Really, it just depends on the dvd. Some companies make region free dvds and put on the front/back cover a c…ertain region. Try it anyway. I hope i helped! :) (MORE)
Yes - though depending on where you purchased your Xbox 360, you may or may not be able to do so. Region 1 DVDs are designated to be played primarily in North America (Canada, U.S), U.S. territories, and Bermuda. If you purchased your Xbox 360 in any of these areas, you should be good. If not, yo…u can watch it on your PC. (MORE)
First of all, what region is your PC already set in. If its region 2 then it will play the DVD, but if it is some other region apart from 0 or "all" it will not work and will require you changing your region of the drive. You should keep in mind that the drive allows a very limited number change…s before it is permanently locked. I have heard of ways around the region, but do not know of them personally. If you wish you may pursue this option if you believe the benefits are worth the work. btw VLC has no real influence into the mechanics of region coding and so this query should not be classified as a VLC Media Player question. (MORE)
Hello, dear if u can make sure the DVD is region free, it can be played in any DVD players.
A region 1 DVD is intended to be used in North America. Any BluRay player purchased in North America should play the disc. Bluray players from other regions such as Europe will be expecting to play discs marked with a different region code so are unlikely to pay a region 1 DVD.
Practically all modern UK-marketed televisions, DVD players, and VCRs, are multiple standard, enabling you to play NTSC DVDs and videocassettes. Most DVD players will also either play Region 1 DVDs, or can be adapted to do so (e.g. by entering an appropriate code using the hand controller).
Hiya there. I've never gone on one of these things before but i am getting really annoyed about the fact i cant get some American tv shows on region 2. I live in England and i really want to get a American tv show called 'Legend of the seeker' on DVD, but everywhere i look says that its only in regi…on 1 and i know that i cant play it in that format. PLEASE HELP HERE! (p.s the DVD came out on october 13 2009 so it should be available...) thankyou (MORE)
You can't, because DVD region 2 isn't the same region as the BluRay region A/1. If you want to play them, you will need a BluRay region B/2
Hello,dear, DVD region 2 includes: 2 Europe (except Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus), Middle East, Egypt, Japan, South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Greenland U can play the region 2 dvds in the previous regions and countries.
Region 2 DVDs are intended for use in Europe. As PAL is the British / European color standard, there should be no problem playing a PAL DVD on a region 2 player. Region 2 also includes France which uses a different color system. It is possible that a PAL disc won't play on a French player although t…he majority of French players should support PAL as well as the French color encoding sytem, SECAM. The regional coding of DVDs is purely a commercial restriction imposed by content publishers. Only commercial discs have the coding so it is likely that a PAL DVD will also play in other regions. Although North America and the UK have different television standards, many DVD players and televisions will support both formats. (MORE)
The following is a specific table about the DVD region code. DVD Region Code There are six different official region codes and 2 informal variations for DVDs as follows: . RC . REGION . 1 . United States, Canada, Bermuda, U.S. territories. 2 . Europe (except Russia, Ukraine, and Belaru…s), Middle East, Egypt, Japan, South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Greenland. 3 . Southeast Asia, South Korea, Republic of China (Taiwan), Hong Kong, Macau. 4 . Mexico, Central America, South America, Oceania. 5 . India, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, Africa (except Egypt, South Africa, Swaziland, and Lesotho), Central and South Asia, Mongolia, North Korea. 6 . People's Republic of China. (MORE)
yes. a multi-region DVD player will play any DVD, both NTSC and PAL, all regions.
This rather depends on where your DVD player came from. DVDs. Bluray discs and most disc based games have a region code embedded into the disc. Almost all disc players read the region code and will only play the disc if the region code for the player and the disc coincide. Region 1 disc (North Ameri…can) will normally not play in a player made for region 2 (Europe). The region coding also include sub region codes to identify individual countries and on rare occasions, the same restriction can be placed on sub region codes as well. The region codes are only used for commercial discs. Home grown DVD content will not normally have the code embedded so they should cross borders without too much of a problem. Do be aware that Europe and North America use different video standards and although many players and televisions are multi-standard, not all of them are so you need to check that North American players can play European standards. (MORE)
DVDs are coded into one of five regions (1 - 5)depending on where they are sold around the world. Blu-ray discs on the other hand are divided into three regions (a, b, c). The regions are purely commercial and are used to prevent content intended for one market being sold or used in another. Licensi…ng agreements between publishers and rights holders mean there are different restrictions for HD content. There is no technical reason for the difference in region coding nor for the use of the coding at all. (MORE)
A disc player bought in Ireland will be coded as a region 2 player. Region 2 players do not play region 1 discs which are intended for the North American market. The region codes are simply a commercial tool used to prevent content released into one market being distributed in other parts of the wo…rd. Non commercial discs won't have the region code and they are likely to work on any player (subject to television standards being compatible with the player) (MORE)
LG's Spec on their web site says you can play PAL/NTSC DVD's but if the area code says region 2 then you are out of luck. I phoned LG their reply yes you can play region's 2 NTSC (Japan). I am taking this further.
it depends on where your console is from... if your british then just PAL if your American then just NTSC
The Sony PlayStation entertainment system lacks a DVD drive, so no, DVDs cannot be played, regardless of their region code. However, if you possess a PlayStation 2 or PlayStation 3 designed to NTSC U/C (United States/Canada) games, it will be capable of playing back Region 1 DVDs. These models typic…ally have a model number ending in 1 (eg. SCPH-50001). (MORE)
All DVDs have a region code. All DVD players also have a region code. The code of the DVD has to match that of the player. Region 1 means North America. Incidentally, the entire "region" scheme is a scam to artificially segregate markets.
A region free DVD player can be bought online from Amazon or eBay. One can also buy locally from Pioneer, Samsung, Sony, Panasonic and Denon manufacturers.
The type of DVD player that can play any DVD from across the world would be a region free DVD player. The best place to get one would be through Amazon.
Region 2 DVD players are specified for a particular region, Germany. Home Theater and DVD Demystified provide information on the functions and limitations of Region 2 DVD players.
No! The reason is that when the DVD was invented, a set of about ten region codes were created so that only an American player would play American DVDs, and only a European player would play European DVDs, etc, etc. This was done so that DVDs of movies could not be shared between countries, and so …that if you want to view a movie in Belgium, you have to buy a separate copy. Most DVD players can be hacked to change their internal region code. Google "hack my DVD". (MORE)
Ireland is in Region 2 for DVDs, so Region 4 DVDs will not play inIreland.
You're talking about a region 0 DVD, of the sort typically used forthings such as live concert footage. Yes, it will.