Is the Panasonic E85 OK for Multi-Region?

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  1. mdawkins

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    I am looking at buying the Panasonic E85 as it appears to meet all of my needs, but I just want somebody to clarfiy if it works OK as a multi-region player, will it automatically play NTSC discs or do you have to change a setting in the menu somewhere and change it back again to play Region 2 discs?

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    it can be "modded" but it seems some are automatic and some require manual change over. (this may be just for RCE disks)
     
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    What I meant to say was, do you have to change a setting in the menu to NTSC and then back to PAL when playing Region 2 discs?

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    I've never had to change a setting on my E85 to watch a R1 (or indeed R3) disc. I'm not sure where this urban myth originated, but I suspect it was from someone who:

    a) Didn't have their machine set up correctly
    b) Didn't know how to use their machine.

    Either way it's a load of crap. Hope this helps!
     
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    Purchased my E85 in August last year and had it put to multi region by the supplier. No need to change any settings all regions play fine.
     

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