Blu-ray and DVD Region Codes

Panamint Cinema's Blu-ray discs are either Region B, or Region Free. Please see each product description for details. Our Region Free Blu-rays will play in any country. Our Region B Blu-rays will only play in Regions A and C if a multi-region Blu-ray player is used. Panamint Cinema's DVD discs are PAL (international format) and either Region 2 or Region Free. Region Free PAL DVDs will not play in countries which use the NTSC television system, unless a multi-standard DVD player and television are used.


Region codeCountry/Area
Region 0Informal term meaning "playable in all regions".
Region 1
Bermuda, Canada, United States and U.S. territories
Region 2The Middle East, Western Europe, Central Europe, Egypt, French overseas  territories, Greenland, Japan, Lesotho, South Africa and Swaziland
Region 3Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea and Taiwan
Region 4Australasia, Central America, the Caribbean, Mexico, Oceania, South America
Region 5The rest of Africa, Former Soviet Union, the Indian subcontinent, Mongolia, North Korea
Region 6Mainland China
Region 8International venues such as aircraft, cruise ships, etc.


Region FreeInformal term meaning "playable in all regions". Region Free discs will play on all Blu-ray players in any country.
Region AEast Asia (except Mainland China and Mongolia), Southeast Asia, North America, South America and their dependencies.
Region BAfrica, Southwest Asia, Europe (except Russia and Kazakhstan), Oceania  (including Australia and New Zealand) and their dependencies.
Region CCentral Asia, East Asia (Mainland China and Mongolia only), South Asia, Russia, central Eurasia and their dependencies.