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Old 07-04-2008, 01:38 PM   #1
Avivoni Avivoni is offline
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Default Will my DVD disk region 4 play in a Blu-ray Player region A?

Hi everybody!
I live in Brazil, and on my next trip to USA I want to buy a Blu Ray player. They cost US$ 400 or less in USA, and US$ 2000 or more in Brazil...
But I have a serious question, and I couldn't find the answer anywhere so far.
Will a Region A Blu Ray player play a region 4 DVD disk? I don't want a Blu Ray player that won't play all my DVDs from Brazil.
Is there a way to unlock the region code (as we can do via remote control on some DVD players)?
Thank you very much for any help you can give me.
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Old 07-04-2008, 01:48 PM   #2
Buffalo MX Buffalo MX is offline
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Hola Amigo!!!

I brought my SonyBDP-S300 here in Mexico and I can only play SD DVDs region 4 so if you buy yours in USA is very probably that you CAN NOT play yours 4's
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Old 07-04-2008, 01:55 PM   #3
Avivoni Avivoni is offline
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Thanks for the quick answer!
Is anybody SURE the region 4 DVDs won't play in a region A Blu-ray player?
As last resource I can bring one region 4 DVD with me to USA and ask the store to try it out...
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Old 07-04-2008, 01:55 PM   #4
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Afraid not, US blu ray player will only play DVD region 1
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Old 07-05-2008, 01:45 AM   #5
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A PS3 player bought in the US will play Region A Blu-rays, Region free Blu-rays , Region 1 NTSC DVDs and Region free NTSC DVDs.

Some Region 4 NTSC discs are actually both Region 1 and 4 or region free and those would play. Some Region 4 PAL DVDs are actually Region 2 and 4 or Region free but they wouldn't play because they're PAL.
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Old 07-05-2008, 08:57 PM   #6
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Thanks everybody. I will have to take my chances. After all, I will be in the USA and what are US$400 anyway?
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