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DVD-RAM and DVD-R question

Discussion in 'Blu-ray & DVD Players & Recorders' started by pandrew, Sep 24, 2003.

  1. pandrew

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    Could someone tell me the answer to this question

    If I was to buy a DVD-RAM or DVD-R disk from the US, would it record/play ok on my Panasonic E50, UK spec?

    Would I have to format them first?

    This may be a silly question but I don't know the answer.

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. nwgarratt

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    Yes it would.

    The E50 records in either PAL or NTSC. If you recorded TV you just record in PAL just like a VCR.
     
  3. pandrew

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    Does that mean I couldn't buy a blank DVD-RAM or DVD-R from the US and record onto it using my E50 (UK spec) then watch it back on my machine?
     
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    You can record onto DVD-RAM or DVD-R sourced from the U.S. on your U.K. machine
     
  5. pandrew

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    Thanks everyone.

    I mis-read nwgarratt reply. Sorry for being a bit thick.
     
  6. nwgarratt

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    Perhaps, I should have not mentioned the NTSC bit as it is not relevant.

    A blank disc is just that, its up to the equipment that makes the format you watch it in.
     

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