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PSP region code

I bought a PSP in Hong Kong a while ago. Now I got some movies in the US but they won;t play. The PSP says that my "regional code" is incorrect

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    i purchased my sony psp here in belgium and everytime i try to play the movies i purshased in the USA it tells me my region code is wrong

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UMD movies have region codes because of the DVD publishers think theyll get pirated. as for the UMD games they are region free.

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Yes, US movies are region 1 and China and Southeast Asian markets are region 3. This is supposedly to keep piracy low but considering you can't even burn UMDs yet that's kind of ridiculous. Go to http://www.engadget.com/2005/11/24/neuros-pumps-up-neuros-mpeg-4-recorder-2-for-psps-and-ipods/
to find a mpeg4 converter for UMDs or else you could get a new region 1 drive and flashing your bios. There's talk in the air about Sony releasing it's movies all regions from here on out due to this problem.

Posted on Jan 27, 2008

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