Panny E85 Multi Region and American Region 1 Discs

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  1. Colin 28

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    Can anyone confirm that a multi region Panny E85 will definitely play American region 1 discs?
    I have heard that the Panasonic range of DVD Recorders are ALL region 2 players or non regional.
     
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    Yes they will - however they are not that slick at it. To play a Region 1 disc you have to goto a menu and select NTSC.
     
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    The MR will definitely play Region One, I watched Live Aid region one last night on one>

    Just beaten to it - but no need to go to menu to change to NTSC, it just plays it !
     
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    why do they put people off with this region 2 boloney, is it cause they don't want to support it if someone manages to fnd a region 1 disc that doesn't play?

    or is it for some legal reason?
     
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    DVD players and recorders are region coded to the area in which they are sold to satisfy Hollywood, i.e. region 2 Europe, including France, Greece, Turkey, Egypt, Arabia, Japan and South Africa, region 1 United States of America, Canada etc:

    http://www.nemsworld.com/theater/dvd_region.htm
     

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