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Old 09-27-2017, 12:00 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by turbine View Post
Quick question: Why is 50Hz content an issue in North America? Is 50Hz really an issue in North America?
It's an issue because most of our disc players and displays cannot handle 50Hz material. So yeah, it's a problem.

Good thing most blu-rays don't have this issue and can play properly (assuming it's region free) on any player and HD TV around the world. There are a handful of UK discs with 50Hz material (1080i programming, for example), which sucks, but those are few and far between. And sometimes there are US versions of those titles that do away with that issue.

But yeah, PAL (for the most part), is a no-go for the vast majority of North American consumers.
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