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Hey Guys,

i always new this day would come where i would have my aussie DVDS not work here however i didnt think it would be hard to purchase a DVD that would work both... welll hmm i am now confused cos i thought the tv would have to be also multi system. I actually brought my Aussie DVD player to USA and still doesnt work on USA TV, is there a converter of some type, i recall seeing something on here what to buy cant find the link

Cheers for any help or advice

Carolyn :dance:


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Buy a region-free DVD in the US. It will play your aussie DVDs.

region free dvd players

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or ulock your US dvd player..

unlock your DVD player


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Another way is to buy a computer with, at minimum, a DVD-reader (most now come with DVD-burners in base-pack).

My engagement DVD (recorded in Chennai) will not play in US DVD-player (I actually tried this), but plays nicely through Nero on a PC.


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hi there

I have the same problem i brought heaps of dvd's over.. i knew they played in the computer but not on our dvd players even changing the setting to PAL on the player didnt work because the tv wouldnt recognise it..sooooooooooooo my husband went out an bought me a portable dvd player ...so that solved my probs..now i can watch my john farnham concerts and im one happy chappy lol

did you know there is an aussie thread Carolyn?

pm me if ya wanna know more

take care

kath


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11th Aug 2008 - Mailed I-751 to CSC.

12th Aug 2008 - Application received

14th Aug 2008 - Cheque cashed

18th Aug 2008 - Received NOA-dated the 12th

26th Aug 2008 - Received Biometrics letter

4th Sept 2008 - Biometrics-Detroit-Complete-'Touched'

5th Sept 2008 - 'Touched'

1st Dec 2008 - APPROVED-Card production ordered -112 days

8th Dec 2008 - USCIS mailed approval notice.

8th Dec 2008 - Received my 10 year Greencard in the mail. took 2 days.

Although I have the above date for approval my card actualy states the

2nd December..

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hi there

I have the same problem i brought heaps of dvd's over.. i knew they played in the computer but not on our dvd players even changing the setting to PAL on the player didnt work because the tv wouldnt recognise it..sooooooooooooo my husband went out an bought me a portable dvd player ...so that solved my probs..now i can watch my john farnham concerts and im one happy chappy lol

did you know there is an aussie thread Carolyn?

pm me if ya wanna know more

take care

kath

Well, there is a "Land Down Under" section in "Regional Discussion"

oops, my bad: it's actually "Asia Pacific and East excluding China" :(


2005/07/10 I-129F filed for Pras

2005/11/07 I-129F approved, forwarded to NVC--to Chennai Consulate 2005/11/14

2005/12/02 Packet-3 received from Chennai

2005/12/21 Visa Interview Date

2006/04/04 Pras' entry into US at DTW

2006/04/15 Church Wedding at Novi (Detroit suburb), MI

2006/05/01 AOS Packet (I-485/I-131/I-765) filed at Chicago

2006/08/23 AP and EAD approved. Two down, 1.5 to go

2006/10/13 Pras' I-485 interview--APPROVED!

2006/10/27 Pras' conditional GC arrives -- .5 to go (2 yrs to Conditions Removal)

2008/07/21 I-751 (conditions removal) filed

2008/08/22 I-751 biometrics completed

2009/06/18 I-751 approved

2009/07/03 10-year GC received; last 0.5 done!

2009/07/23 Pras files N-400

2009/11/16 My 46TH birthday, Pras N-400 approved

2010/03/18 Pras' swear-in

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As long as the LORD's beside me, I don't care if this road ever ends.

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thanks guys for ya help!!!! thats excellent Kath u can watch Johnny farham!!!! i gotta watch my pride and prejudice dvds!!!! having colin firth withdrawls! hahaha

i emailed and msh you kath for the aussie thread details, very new to this all :D


8th of May 06- K1 Visa Approved - phew

12th of June 06- Arrived in USA san fran- yeaaaaah!

1st of July 06- moved to tampa florida

15th of July 06- Applied for SSN

2nd of August 06- SSN arrives in mail!! woohoo

2nd of September 06- Max and I are married at Holy trinity Catholic church, el dorado California!!!

10th of October 06- package sent off

15th of November 06- Case trasnfered to Cali

21st of November 06- biometrics

8th of January 2007- AP approved

16th of January 07 - EAD approved

29th of July 07- OMIGAWD the welcome email- GC approved with no interview!!!

8th of August 07- GC in possession

1st of May 09- Submitted I 751 package

6th of June 09- received Biometrics letter for 30th of June 09 for Yuma AZ office

24th of June 09- Walked in for Biometrics.. they took me :-)

16th of July 09- received my congratulations letter!!!

21st of July 09- Had my 10 GC in my hands!!!

SO BLESSSED!

wedding pics www.freewebs.com/maxandcarolynwedding

US CITIZENSHIP JOURNEY

28th of April 10- sent off N400 Package

7th of May 2010- NOA rec'd

1st of June 2010- NOA Biometrics rec'd

10th of June2010- Finger print appointment

2nd of June 2010 - Walked in and done my fingerprints early :-)

15th of July- interview notice 12th of August(laywer arranges early interview)

19th of July- interview- PASSED

23rd of July- OATH CEREMONY!!!! YAY

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luckystrike

thanks for the heads up on the dvd players mate ..got my husband to look at the site straight away...

take care kath


REMOVING CONDITIONS

11th Aug 2008 - Mailed I-751 to CSC.

12th Aug 2008 - Application received

14th Aug 2008 - Cheque cashed

18th Aug 2008 - Received NOA-dated the 12th

26th Aug 2008 - Received Biometrics letter

4th Sept 2008 - Biometrics-Detroit-Complete-'Touched'

5th Sept 2008 - 'Touched'

1st Dec 2008 - APPROVED-Card production ordered -112 days

8th Dec 2008 - USCIS mailed approval notice.

8th Dec 2008 - Received my 10 year Greencard in the mail. took 2 days.

Although I have the above date for approval my card actualy states the

2nd December..

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DVDs come with many secuity feaures to stop copy and distribution.

Besides the standard macrovision security features that inhibit copying, There are region codes to keep DVD from moving between countries.

There are also RCE's (region code enhancements) Some DVDs won't play on a multi-region DVD player. i.e. a North American DVD (region 1) with RCE will only play on a DVD player set to region 1. Will not play on a player set to region 1 thru 8.

If you have a computer there is very inexpensive software (like mac the ripper) that will strip/replace the region codes and the RCE so you can watch your favorite foriegn DVDs.

Rember: copying DVDs you don't own is a crime.

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what about vcrs..? sanita has allot of soviet era tapes and they do not play in any of our vcrs


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Another way is to buy a computer with, at minimum, a DVD-reader (most now come with DVD-burners in base-pack).

My engagement DVD (recorded in Chennai) will not play in US DVD-player (I actually tried this), but plays nicely through Nero on a PC.

Can't you change the coding on it somehow and reburn for a US version?

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Another way is to buy a computer with, at minimum, a DVD-reader (most now come with DVD-burners in base-pack).

My engagement DVD (recorded in Chennai) will not play in US DVD-player (I actually tried this), but plays nicely through Nero on a PC.

Can't you change the coding on it somehow and reburn for a US version?

There are video stores that will convert (they have to record a new tape) video cassettes from PAL or SECAM (russia, europe), NTSC (north american standard). Its got to do with the # of lines of resolution and refresh rate. North american NTSC is kinda crappy in comparison.

Your conversion won't look as good as the original. but you'll still have the original.

Hey, what am I thinking, I bet they put it on a DVD if you want these days.

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As long as you own the original DVD this is legal to make one back up copy. Anything else is illegal and I do not condone it.

You can get a copy of a program called DVD X-Copy. Then get a program called AnyDVD. The two together will remove the region code and any copy protection. Just copy your DVD's and they will work on any DVD player then.

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Yes. I bought an additional dvd player a Philips 622 from Walmart and it plays my region 4 PAL dvds...


According to the Internal Revenue Service, the 400 richest American households earned a total of $US138 billion, up from $US105 billion a year earlier. That's an average of $US345 million each, on which they paid a tax rate of just 16.6 per cent.

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