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ERROR MESSAGE My Bose AV 321 series 2 is giving me an error message when I want to play my dvd's. the message is "format unsupported" what does this mean??

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Maybe the DVD player you got is not supporting all DVDs from around the globe. There is this thing called NTSC region 1 for Americas, region 2 for Europe, Region 3 for Asia, Region 0 for everything. I don't know the other regions but that must have been the problem.

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Ok , your head unit need to be updated
Have a look at your brochure as it explains how to proceed with it .
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These models are sensitive and will demand looking after ( due to electricity fluctuation )

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