best tv/multi region combo?

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  1. Sue

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    We are looking for a neat tv/dvd combo for the MH. Any suggestions please?
    We may watch tv in the UK , but definitely not when abroad, where we will use it just for watching dvds, so it must be multi region.
    Any advice appreciated.
     
  2. Judge Mental

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    DVDs so 90's :) most decent TVs these days come with USB slot to play your media, recorded tv programs movies, whatever.....they tend to be Slimmer and lighter tv's as well.
     
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    Why must it be multi regional Sue ?
    Do you buy DVD's from America or Asia ?
     
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    unfortunately, w have quite a few dvd which are region 1 ( given to me as presents...lovely old black and white movies, which i love) so need a dvd player that will let me view them, and watch them over and over again ( sad aren't i ?)
     
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    With Avtex TVs there is a hack code that you can enter to change it to region 0 which is region free, when I bought mine it had been left on region 3 ( far east ) at the manufacturers and on speaking to Avtex in the uk was given the code to change it to region free.
    Don
     
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    The obvious choice if a tad expensive is a avtex
    We have two both with DVDS you need to go into the menu and select 0 for all regions,
    Also has a USB slot up 64g pens are usable, with about 120 hours of viewing possible, or plug in a external dive upto 2 TB if you really love your TV,
    You can also record to the USB pen channels you want to watch later,
    Avtex are low amp 12 volt with a HDMI input/ output as well.
    Expensive but you get what you pay for!
     
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    If you have a particular make & model in mind, go on Google and search for [make & model] region free hack to see if a free one exists. Most DVD players and recorders can be switched to region zero, usually by entering a sequence of numbers with the remote. A few DVD recorders can also be hacked to let you switch off Macrovision, which then allows you to record from protected VHS tapes.

    Not that I would ever consider that of course :whistle:
     
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    Sue, you can download a DVD converter that will read any region and convert it to a file that you can store on a USB stick and play on a TV with USB connection or on a laptop or stored on a ipad. Please google converting DVD's and you should be able to follow guide. We take a 4TB hard drive system with us full of converted DVD's and TV shows and use as and when. Saves loads of space.
     
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    Ahhh.. I see Sue.. John ( D Q ) has the answer though mate.. Much better that lobbing out loadsa dosh on any specific make / model, it will allow you to chose anything as long as it has a USB socket ( which almost all have nowadays )
     
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    Don Quixote, I like your "motto" :- I want simple things: Peace, kind words ...etc........
    A very good way to live your life I think..
    Mitch..(y)
    PS... Where is your "little Village in Spain. ??
     
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    Went to ARGOS and bought cheapest 15 ins tv dvd player. About £65. Had it 3 years now. Can use it all over Europe. Busby...
     
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