Aussie PAL OK here

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  1. letitbleed

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    Just been looking at www.ezydvd.com.
    Was just wondering if DVD's encoded for Aussie PAL are ok in UK
     
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    No problems at all,used EZY-DVD quite a few times and their service is fantastic and the prices are always nice and cheap :)
     
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    Thanks for that, will give them a go.
    What are their delivery times like ?:)
     
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    There is no problem with the TV standard used on aussie DVDs - it's identical to ours, (ie. PAL).

    Australia ARE however in a different region to us. They are 4, we are 2.

    The majority (but not all) Aussie DVDs have a dual (or more) region code meaning that they will play OK on unmodified Region 2 equipment. However, there ARE occasional titles that ARE single coded for R4 - in which case a multiregion player is needed.

    The EzyDVD website quotes region codes from the disc packaging. In many cases, this does not tell the true story - they often quote R4 (only) when, in fact the disc includes R2.

    A reliable source of accurate region information is the Australian review/comparison website....

    www.michaeldvd.com.au

    If you have an R2 only player - check your intended purchase out here before buying. Or, get your player modified. The savings that can be made by buying in Oz will quickly cover the cost of a region free mod, if you need one.
     
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    Thanks Nigel ,I'm ok as I have a multi-region player.
    Also thanks for clearing up the PAL issue as I was unsure as to whether it was same as here.
     
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    Delivery most of the time is excellent,bettering half the suppliers in this country,I order on a sunday night and have gotten them as early as wed` - thats good going in my books.
     
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    Hi all, got to agree on the delivery times. One DVD I sent for got here in 4 days, amazing and I have never had one take more than a week normal 4-6 days.
     
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    Some Aussie disks are NTSC encoded. Only a few mind you, but in those cases the DVDs would appear to be identical to the R1 and probably are R0 encoded.
     

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