Re: DVD FORMATS

Jan Derks, Collection Development (jderks@ald.lib.co.us)
Wed, 16 May 2001 11:50:01 -0700 (PDT)

Thanks, Jessica! ~ Jan

Jessica Rosner wrote:

> I am sure someone knows this better than me but their are multiple- formats
> AND REGION CODES. There is both PAL and NTSC DVD. In addition many DVD's are
> REGION CODED so that a Japanese NTSC disc would not play on an American NTSC
> player if it was region coded. There are Multi-system players out there but
> I don't know the details
> --
> Jessica Rosner
> Kino International
> 333 W 39th St. 503
> NY NY 10018
> jrosner@kino.com
>
> > From: "Jan Derks, Collection Development" <jderks@ald.lib.co.us>
> > Reply-To: videolib@library.berkeley.edu
> > Date: Wed, 16 May 2001 09:15:41 -0700 (PDT)
> > To: Multiple recipients of list <videolib@library.berkeley.edu>
> > Subject: DVD FORMATS
> >
> > Does only one international format for DVDs exist or are there multiple
> > formats such as the PAL and the NTSC formats for VHS? If a DVD is
> > purchased from a European country, can it be played on a DVD player in
> > the U.S.? Thanks in advance. ~ Jan
> >
> > --
> > Jan Derks
> > AV Collection Development Librarian
> > Arapahoe Library District
> > Littleton,CO 80121
> > Phone: 303-220-7704 x239
> > Fax: 303-740-8283
> > E-mail: jderks@ald.lib.co.us
> >
> >

--
Jan Derks
AV Collection Development Librarian
Arapahoe Library District
Littleton,CO 80121
Phone:  303-220-7704 x239
Fax: 303-740-8283
E-mail: jderks@ald.lib.co.us