On Thu, Apr 12, 2001 at 03:59:25PM +0100, Miles wrote:
> Robert Elliott wrote:
> > 2. Esoterica isn't generally available on region 2. If it's
> > sufficiently idiosyncratic, you may find a region-free disk, but
> > it'll be NTSC encoded. Your best bet - if you *need* it on DVD - is
> > to chip your player.
>> Hmm, it's an option I guess. Wasn't there something a while ago though
> about some new copy protection on some DVDs which checks for chipped
> or "regionless" DVDs and won't play on them?
Yes, apparently some disks check to make sure that the player doesn't
just say "Yeah, fine" to any region. My Scan player allows you to choose
either no region or any specific region to get round this, but I haven't
found anything that didn't work with no region checking.
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