RE: [Videolib] DVD Region Coding

Matthew Ballard (
Thu, 15 Sep 2005 16:14:02 -0700

Region free is not inherently more stable or unstable as any region.

Are they burned instead of pressed discs (purple or green type color vs.
silver on the bottom)? If so it may just be a problem the player has with
the disc. It could also be your player or the particular discs you are using.

Matthew Ballard
Library Systems Specialist
Otis College of Art and Design Library

At 02:38 PM 9/15/2005, you wrote:

>Another question about DVD region coding....our DVD players (about 3 years
>old) are having problems reading "Region free" DVD's. The picture freezes
>every 30 seconds or so, and the picture quality is poor. Is this just our
>players? (Koss), or is the "Region Free" format not as stable?
>Has anyone had similar problems?
>Rob Hooft
>JIBC Library - Media
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