DV tape to DVD


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I have a recording from the DV tape which I have burned onto DVD using Movie Factory. This plays ok on my multi-region DVD player. I plan to send this to my relatives in the US. Provided they have a MR DVD player - will they have any problems with watching the DVD? I'm thinking there maybe problems with PAL?
Or would they need an TV/DVD player enabled for PAL on an NTSC system?

Thanks in advance.


Firstly I very much doubt that any disks you create will have region coding, unless you have the correct type of software and have set it up to be region 2 coded.

Now in the UK we are lucky that our TV's etc are capable of working with NTSC sources. AFAIK very few American consumer TV's/VCR's/DVDP etc can work with PAL software.
I am fairly sure that you would need to convert the footage from PAL to NTSC. This can be done in software or hardware, but it is not cheap.



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Multi region won't be a problem , DVD-R/+R etc do not support region encoding even if the authoring software does.

As already stated while most of our players will convert NTSC to PAL (PAL60) , most US NTSC players will not play PAL discs. The ones that do tend to be budget players typically built in the far east.

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