Buying CD's in Italy

Old Jul 15th, 2005, 12:02 PM
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Buying CD's in Italy

Will the cd's purchased in Italy be compatible with our cd players in the U.S.?
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Old Jul 15th, 2005, 12:09 PM
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Hi L,

They should be.

I have found it helpful to open the CD case prior to paying for it.

Occasionally, the box has been empty.

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Old Jul 15th, 2005, 12:45 PM
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CDs I bought in Italy have played in my home (US) CD players with no problems. What you need to be careful about are the videos/DVDs, which likely will not be compatible. (A few DVDs may be multi-region, but that's the exception, not the rule.)
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Regarding CD's liver, yes definetly you can play them in the US. I have a lot of CD's from Italy as do my kids and have never had a problem.
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We have always purchased c.d's with no problem and have seed dvd's we wanted but didn't purchase because of the region thing.

We recently picked up a region free dvd player and have since ordered several dvd's through the mail from Italy and Germany that play fine on this machine.
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