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Play NTSC(U/C) PS2 disc on console which outputs PAL signal

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I'm from India.The PS2 console i bought in our city outputs PAL signal & plays PAL format discs properly.Recently I received some PS2 DVDs from relatives in US which are of NTSC(U/C) format.When I play the disc, I get a red screen with the message " Please insert a proper Playstation 2 disc ". Is there anyway for the console to read the disc, like some NTSC to PAL signal converter??Please help

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Hari


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Hi hari,
A mod-chip will resolve this issue on your PS2.

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