Question about Emerson Televison & Video
Can you please tell me the make and model no.?
Posted on Jul 05, 2008
To keep it simple, this means that DVD players and DVDs are labeled for
operation on within a specific geographical region in the world. For
example, the U.S. is in region 1. This means that all DVD players sold
in the U.S. are made to region 1 specifications. As a result, region 1
players can only play region 1 discs. That's right, the DVDs themselves
are encoded for a specific region. On the back of each DVD package, you
will a find a region number (1 thru 6).
The geographical regions are as follows:
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.
Posted on Jul 05, 2008
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