From: 40 Frames (email suppressed)
Date: Thu Aug 30 2007 - 09:55:13 PDT
> Why would you buy anything but a region free player? They start at $40 for
> the Cyberhome at Best Buy.
Thanks Gene, rub it in why don't you. ;)
We bought this player a few years ago, and all players being universal
assumed we'd find a hack, but to no avail. JVC seems to have won.
Mostly we watch preview DVDs that folks send us and DVDs from the public
library, and besides a few discs that had issues playing back (chapter
skipping), most play trouble-free.
It's amazing to me with the amount of work Rouch produced there remains
only 4-5 films available in North America, and the option to "see them on
video" isn't much better (Facet's sells VHS and DVD copies ranging from
So, yes, we may be buying a new player... and then there's HD/blue ray on
the horizon... toss another unit on the junk pile.
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