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Playstation 3 will my playstation 3 play region 1 dvd's?

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Are u in usa then it should play it just fine

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I can't play dvd's from USA


The most likely issue is that the region code setting on your PS3 is not set to the United States region code. To change this:
1.) Go to BD / DVD Parental Control Region Code (don't ask me why its under parental control)
2.) Change the region code from whatever it is to "United States". The region code for USA is 1.

Mar 15, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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When i try to play a dvd on my ps3 its telling me region code not found


hi there,
the ps3 will only play dvd's from your region(e.g. region 1 usa, 2 europe etc..) So depending on where you got your dvd, if it's not the region as your ps3, the ps3 will not play the dvd. however the ps3 will play blu-rays and games from anywhere in the world as it plays region-free blu-ray discs. I know it's a pain in the neck, but you will have to find a region free dvd player to play that dvd. Hope this helps.

Jan 28, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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I cant unlock my ps2 console to watch a region 1 dvd and ive tried some unlocks but they wont work


make sure your console has the ability to read region 1 discs in the first place.
REGION 1 -- USA, Canada
REGION 2 -- Japan, Europe, South Africa, Middle East, Greenland
REGION 3 -- S.Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Parts of South East Asia
REGION 4 -- Australia, New Zealand, Latin America (including Mexico)
REGION 5 -- Eastern Europe, Russia, India, Africa
REGION 6 -- China
REGION 7 -- Reserved for Unspecified Special Use
REGION 8 -- Reserved for Cruise Ships, Airlines, etc...
REGION 0 or REGION ALL -- Discs are uncoded and can be played Worldwide, however, PAL discs must be played in a PAL-compatible unit and NTSC discs must be played in an NTSC-compatible unit.
The end result is that DVDs encoded for regions other than Region 1 cannot be played on a region 1 DVD player, also, players marketed for other regions cannot play region 1-stamped DVDs.

If you forgot the parental control code and you need to unlock that, though, then try this:
1.Bring up a screen where the unit asks you to enter in the parental code. You can either insert a restricted disc, or enter the DVD setup menu and go to "parental control" under
custom setup.

2.When the screen asks for the code, press the SELECT button, then enter in the code "7444".

3.The level adjustment under Parental Control dictates the strictness of the player. The lower the value, the more strict it will be. Either increase the value to lower the restriction, or disable the lock entirely by setting it to "off".

4.Once you have made your adjustments, be sure that the DVD tray is empty, and press the RESET button on the front of the Playstation 2. It is imperative the tray is clear of any DVD or game for the unit to save your settings.

Jan 26, 2011 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

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I have a PS2 Slim and it won't read discs. Every time I put a disc in it won't spin it will just go to the screen that says browser and system configuration. Please help me!!


Causes:

1. DVD has lots of scratches
2. Regional Settings
3. Incorrect DVD settings for PS2
4. No/Incorrect Disc

Remedy:

1. Clean your discs well and avoid incurring scratches. Place it in
its box after use.
2. DVDs have encoding. They are encoded by regions. Thus, you cannot
play region 2 DVDs on a US Playstation mainly because the US
Playstation 2 can only read DVD that are encoded in Region 1 or
those DVDs that are encoded for all regions. Again, US PS2 are
region 1 capable. Japanese PS2s are Region 2 Capable.
3. There are a number of settings for the DVD playback of your
PS2. First is the rating of the DVD. If you want to watch a
rated R movie, make sure your PS2 allows viewing of R movies.
You'll be setting this during the first time that you'll be
watching a DVD. It's just the same as real theaters. It is also
protected with password so you need the person who set it up
the first time in order to bypass the rating settings.
4. Put in a DVD first and make sure that it is a Movie. And,
check #2.

Nov 22, 2010 | Sony PlayStation 2 Slimline Console

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I have american ps3 can i play europian gams on it (ntsc/pal?????)


Like the PSP, the PlayStation 3 is region free for gaming. All games available for the PlayStation 3 are region free, however backward compatibility modes (ie. PlayStation 1 and 2 games) are region locked. Blu-ray Disc and DVD region codes are also enforced.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regional_lockout

May 04, 2009 | Video Game Consoles

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Code to play other zones DVD's


For Games... PS3 is region free, for DVDs Movies or other, region code is 5 for INDIA, also to make region free, get the region code converted to 0.

Mar 16, 2009 | Sony PlayStation® 3 (80GB) Console

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I want make my PS3 play any region dvd


The only way to currently do this is to remove the region coding. You can do this by installing a program called cloneDVD4, it will make a 1:1 copy of your dvd while removing any regional settings. This is not illegal as long as you have purchased the DVD and are not renting/borrowing. Be sure to burn the copy of your DVD to a DVD-R and NOT DVD+R.

Jul 25, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Playstation 3


You have to get that specific region dvd player.
And no u cannot change the regional code.

Search for the regional code on the back of ur dvd cover.. should be though 1 through 6.

Jan 19, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Ps3 region codes


how to play dvd+ and - on the PS3 snd how to make it play PS2 games

Dec 30, 2007 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Japanese 60gb ps3


PS2 games and DVD movies are still region encoded. Your Japanese PS3 will not play them.

It will play Blu-ray games from any region or and Region 1 blu-ray movie.

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