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[Plant-education] Re: Private Life of Plants DVDs

Randy rrrandy at gmail.com
Tue Aug 15 10:48:39 EST 2006

Dr. Schmid--

There are ways to play a Region 2 DVD, but it will likely require an
investment on your part.  If you're currently playing it on a DVD
player, you're probably out of luck -- you'll need a graymarket "code
free" DVD player (you can google that to find plenty of vendors).  NB:
The movie industry is combatting code free DVD players by adding
another layer of authentication (RCE, or Regional Coding Enhancement)
-- I don't think this will affect you, as this is more targeted towards
squeezing every last dime out of the latest blockbuster.

If you have the option of playing the DVD on a computer, it will be
easier.  Get a code free DVD player program.  There are several
options; check out packages like DVD X Player

Good luck,

Schmid, Katherine wrote:
> Our Private Life of Plants videos are in very bad shape, and we'd really
> like to replace them with DVDs, particularly since we most often want to
> show short clips.  Unfortunately, I've only been able to find Region 2
> DVDs for sale, not terribly helpful in the U.S. Does anyone know of a
> Region 1 source, or have other advice?
> ______________________________________
> Dr. Katherine M. Schmid
> Dept. of Biological Sciences
> Butler University
> 4600 Sunset Ave.
> Indianapolis IN 46208
> (317)-940-9956
> <kschmid at butler.edu>

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