Will DVD+R in the USA

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  1. Leeray3

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    Basically I have a Philips 880 DVD Recorder.
    If I record onto a DVD+R will it work on a DVD player in the USA?
    Does the player need to be multiregion or just accept the DVD+R format?

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    In theory it will play fine (assuming the play is compatible with DVD+R). However note that most US players cannot handle PAL - so unless your recording is in NTSC then it probably won't play. That said it will play in a PC based solution like WinDVD without problems.

    The question of multi-region is totally academic to DVDRs - it's is effectively a Region 0 disk (i.e. plays in any player).
     
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    Can the Philips record in NTSC?
     
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    As far as I can remember the 880 can record in pure NTSC or pure PAL. Most DVD recorders can as it happens.
     
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    Yes but only from an ntsc source, they won't convert from one to the other
     
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    That's what I was implying (not very well) by saying "pure" PAL or NTSC. It should be noted that it can't record PAL60 sources either (i.e. a PAL VCR which is "NTSC compatible").
     

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