I've got this DVD set, and it is four disks and coded region 4. Each
DVD is presented as one episode, ie. as a compilation of 3 or 4
episodes. I believe that region 2 DVD was also presented like this.
— In firstname.lastname@example.org, "bafibo"
> Has anyone seen the new Australian DVD edition of season one
> (http://www.dvdbits.com/reviews.asp?id=2666)? It is coded region 4,
> but with a multi-region player it should not be a problem to see it
> elsewhere than Australia.
> The given overall running time of 750 minutes would account for 15
> episodes of 50 minutes but I cannot find an episode list. The short
> contents descriptions of the four DVDs could be written for the BBC or
> dutch edition as well.
> At another address
> (http://www.dvdorchard.com.au/Product.asp?PND=111856) the same edition
> is to include five DVDs instead of four but with only 632 minutes
> contents. That does not make sense at all.
> I would much like to know if this edition is cut like the others or not.
> — In email@example.com, "Diana" <moonroll@n…> wrote:
> > Hi Ron,
> > US & Canadian DVDs are usually Region 1 whereas Europe is Region 2.
> > There are also a few DVDs which are Region 0 and can be played on any
> > equipment. Unfortunately, the Onedin Line DVDs of series one
> > released in the UK by Playback are Region 2. I also believe series
> > one, two and three available from a Dutch company are Region 2 but am
> > not positive (I'm at work at present so can't check mine). These can
> > also be purchased on eBay.
> > However, in Europe you can buy multi-region DVD players which will
> > play DVDs from any region. Don't know if you can get multi-region
> > DVD players in the US but I understand it's quite a simple process to
> > convert the equipment to multi-region (don't ask me how as I'm not
> > that technical!).
> > More more info on DVD regions:
> > http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/tg/browse/-/502554/026-9816926-
> > 3309263
> > Hope this helps.
> > I certainly recommend you purchase the two BFS Onedin Line sets on
> > DVD. Enjoy!
> > Regards,
> > Diana