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I'm after a good blueray player for my 3d Movies that i intend to buy online. Going to look for the best spot to buy once I get this drive for my PC. My choices are from this site



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First things first...I think you'll have better luck moving this topic to 'Other Peripherals'.

I don't know if you know this...but 'Region Free' is defined by the software as oppose to the Blu-ray drive itself (the drives are not limited by region).

There are 3 defined regions when it comes to Blu-ray...

A. North America, Central America, South America, Korea, Japan, Southeast Asia
B. Europe, Middle East, Africa, Australia, New Zealand
C. Russia, India, China, Rest of the world

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Notice how Cyberlink PowerDVD software gives you only a limited number of times to switch your region above (it is automatically selected once installed by reading what region you have your computer install on).

AnyDVD or any software similar to it can remove the region dependency of a disc.

Standalone players are often already setup to the region that they are sold in. However, there are actually types of hardware modified standalone players that are able to play with no region setting dependency. I think some manufacturers already have similar capabilities...but you'll often find many being sold on Ebay.

To answer your question though...I've had most luck purchasing BD-RE drives from LG if that helps.
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First things first...I think you'll have better luck moving this topic to 'Other Peripherals'.
I don't know if you know this...but 'Region Free' is defined by the software as oppose to the Blu-ray drive itself (the drives are not limited by region).
There are 3 defined regions when it comes to Blu-ray...
A. North America, Central America, South America, Korea, Japan, Southeast Asia
B. Europe, Middle East, Africa, Australia, New Zealand
C. Russia, India, China, Rest of the world
232134.png
Notice how Cyberlink PowerDVD software gives you only a limited number of times to switch your region above (it is automatically selected once installed by reading what region you have your computer install on).
AnyDVD or any software similar to it can remove the region dependency of a disc.
Standalone players are often already setup to the region that they are sold in. However, there are actually types of hardware modified standalone players that are able to play with no region setting dependency. I think some manufacturers already have similar capabilities...but you'll often find many being sold on Ebay.
To answer your question though...I've had most luck purchasing BD-RE drives from LG if that helps.

Thank you +REP.
    
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