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DVD and Video Information

DVD

The majority of the DVDís that are available on our website are PAL Region 2 discs, Overseas customers should ensure that they are able to play these discs before placing their order as we are unable to accept returns due to a customers equipment being incompatible.


Video

As with DVD the majority of Video tapes available on our website are in the PAL format, if you are ordering from outside the UK you should ensure that it is possible for you to play these tapes before placing your order.

The format for the USA & Canada is NTSC.
PAL Format Explanation

PAL discs are intended for play on European DVD players.
Customers using DVD players outside of Europe may not be able to play these DVDs due to incompatible video standards.
Please check that you can play PAL Region 2 discs before ordering DVDs from us.
The format for USA & Canada is NTSC.


Region Code Explanation

Region codes built in feature of the DVD system that controls where discs are viewed and distributed. All DVD hardware and software is coded using one of six numbers (0, 7 & 8 are special cases - see below).
The UK, Europe and Japan use Region 2. Region 1 discs are used in the USA or Canada.
These codes control where the discs can be played, and you cannot normally buy DVDs in a different region and play them at home.
Please ensure that you can play the DVD before ordering from us.

ALL REGIONS Region Free. Will play on any player, in any region.
REGION FREE Region Free. Will play on any player, in any region.
REGION 0 Region Free. Will play on any player, in any region.
REGION 1 Canada, USA and US Territories
REGION 2 UK, Europe, Japan, South Africa, Middle East, Egypt
REGION 3 Southeast Asia, East Asia, Hong Kong
REGION 4 Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Islands, Central & South America, Caribbean
REGION 5 Former Soviet Union, Indian Subcontinent, Africa, North Korea, Mongolia
REGION 6 China
REGIONS 7 & 8 Special format for international venues
REGION 9 Region Free. Will play on any player, in any region.