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nznomad
03-08-2013, 11:15 AM
What are dvd region's?
I've been given a dvd player and tried to watch "The worlds fastest Indian" - but player reports "Wrong regional dvd".
Then I tried "Ice Age" and that played.
What's going on please ?

Speedy Gonzales
03-08-2013, 11:33 AM
This (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dvd_regions). If this is a standalone dvd player, it needs to be multizone to play any DVD

If its a Panasonic dvd player, take it into a Panasonic service centre. They'll dezone it, if it's under a year old. That's what I did down here, Took it to the Panasonic guy not far from here. He did it for free. It's just a few presses of a special remote, and it's done. And Panasonic pays the bill. If it costs anything

nznomad
03-08-2013, 11:46 AM
This (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dvd_regions). If this is a standalone dvd player, it needs to be multizone to play any DVD

If its a Panasonic dvd player, take it into a Panasonic service centre. They'll dezone it, if it's under a year old. That's what I did down here, Took it to the Panasonic guy not far from here. He did it for free. It's just a few presses of a special remote, and it's done. And Panasonic pays the bill. If it costs anything

Thanks Speedy, its not a Panasonic, and its definitely older than a year.
Will note down make,serial etc, and Google for suppliers at the library on Monday.

Speedy Gonzales
03-08-2013, 11:50 AM
Some depending on the brand/model can also be made zone free by typing in a few numbers, on the remote. But you have to do it the right way for it to work. Type the brand/model in Google in with the word region free after it