Re: why won't this video play?

Gilles Poitras (
Fri, 21 Jun 2002 11:07:40 -0700 (PDT)

At 10:29 AM -0700 6/21/02, Renee Zurn wrote:
>The video is ..., labeled VHS PAL ...

PAL (European) format VHS tapes will not play on NTSC (regular US) players.

She may be able to have a copy made to NTSC for a fee in your area.

Here at the Learning Studio we have a deck that plays both formats and
staff occasionally bring in their PAL tapes to make a NTSC copy they can

Gilles Poitras
Learning Studio, Exploratorium Museum