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Do DVD region codes still apply on Blu-Ray Player?

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#1 of 5 OFFLINE   cameronRJ



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Posted December 28 2006 - 12:35 PM

Do DVD region codes still apply on Blu-Ray Player? So if I have a standard region 1 dvd, would it work on a region 4 blu-ray disc player?

#2 of 5 OFFLINE   Robert Spalding

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Posted December 28 2006 - 12:49 PM

considering that a Blu-Ray player isn't a real DVD player, who knows

#3 of 5 OFFLINE   Ron-P



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Posted December 28 2006 - 12:59 PM

I just ordered up the Samsung player, out of the box it's region free. There is a firmware update for it to fix some PQ issues and DTS issues, if done it will also region code the player. As for other players I do not know.
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#4 of 5 OFFLINE   Shane Martin

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Posted December 28 2006 - 02:15 PM

For SD its region locked. BR is technically region locked as well but many are finding the movies to not matter yet.

#5 of 5 OFFLINE   Chris Dugger

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Posted December 28 2006 - 02:40 PM

Players are region coded..... Sd discs will not play out of region. Most BR-D are not region coded yet.... But some are.... If you search, there is a list of those that will play out of region. Dugger


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