Originally Posted by dman777
Thanks for the heads up, I decided not to sell my Oppo
I want to buy a blu ray that is region a. Will my unmodified Oppo play it? It's very confusing, I live in the states and Googleing around I found that it is Region A locked. Does that mean it only plays Region A formats? Which would not make since I live in the states which is Region B.
As Bill mentioned, for bluray, the US is region A.
Here's the breakout, from Amazon
Region 1: U.S., U.S. Territories, Canada, and Bermuda
Region 2: Japan, Europe, South Africa, and the Middle East, including Egypt
Region 3: Southeast Asia, East Asia, including Hong Kong
Region 4: Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Islands, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean
Region 5: Eastern Europe, Baltic States, Russia, Central and South Asia, Indian subcontinent, Africa, North Korea, and Mongolia
Region 6: China
Region A/1: North America, Central America, South America, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Southeast Asia
Region B/2: Europe, Greenland, French territories, Middle East, Africa, Australia and New Zealand
Region C/3: India, Nepal, Mainland China, Russia, Central and South Asia