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Blu-ray Disc Region Code - Home Theater Term of the Week

By March 12, 2014

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Blu-ray discs are region coded in a similar fashion to a system used to region code DVDs.

However, instead of eight official regions used for coding DVDs, for Blu-ray Discs, there are only three regions, designated as follows:

Region A: U.S., Japan, Latin America, East Asia (except China).

Region B: Europe, Africa, Australia, New Zealand

Region C: China, Russia, remaining countries.

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