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The Mothman
10-16-2006, 11:09 AM
i got a question...should PAL dvd's play on a standard american dvd player?

zwoti
10-16-2006, 11:33 AM
i got a question...should PAL dvd's play on a standard american dvd player?

tv is the issue

tic
10-16-2006, 11:35 AM
I think from a previous thread (dvd regions) that a PAL dvd can only play on a dvd player which has been set up for the PAL system and a NTSC dvd can only play on a NTSC player.

Supposedly my dvd player (sanyo) can play both, but I haven't tried playing different types yet, but that's probably not the answer you where looking for. Sorry :(

urgeok
10-16-2006, 11:44 AM
tv is the issue


i have a player that plays both ... same with the DVD player in my car.

i dont think there's anything special about the TV .. its a 32" sony thats about 10 years old now

The Mothman
10-16-2006, 11:47 AM
well...do you think i should risk this? i plan on playing it on my computer.
what are the chances of it working?

http://xploitedcinema.com/catalog/demonium-nightmare-damaged-brain-p-1022.html

urgeok
10-16-2006, 11:59 AM
i find that the cheaper the unit - the better a chance of it supporting pal/ntsc


usually there is a button on the remote that says p/n


there are cheap ass models at wal-mart all the time for under 30$

tic
10-16-2006, 12:18 PM
Most DVD PC software and hardware can play both NTSC and PAL; I couldn't tell you which ones however:(

As far as I can make out the only risk is that either the dvd won't play or the picture might be poor quality/loss of colour etc.

The Mothman
10-16-2006, 12:26 PM
alrught ill take the chance...i dont have to worry about the picture qaulity being crappy either....its an Andreas Schnaas film:D :p