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I recorded a home video onto a disc some years ago on a Panasonic

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I recorded a home video onto a disc some years ago on a Panasonic DVD recorder. however this eventually became u/s. I have since been unable to find a player that recognises the format. Is there anything that I can do?
Thanking you in anticipation
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Expert:  adamd-mod replied 12 months ago.
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Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Thank you for your reply please proceed to try to find a solution.
Expert:  adamd-mod replied 11 months ago.
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Expert:  Dan replied 11 months ago.
Hello and thank you for your question. I look forward to assisting you today. Just to make sure I understand the problem, is this a recording format, NTSC vs PAL or a zone issue?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I believe that it would be PAL UK
Expert:  Dan replied 11 months ago.
Okay thank you. Above you stated "this eventually became u/s". Can you explain further please so I can better understand how you are trying to play the disc?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
The DVD recorder became faulty and was discarded. Tried running the DVD on several players and indeed several computer drives but on each occasion it has shown up as an unrecognisable format. I assumed that this be a Panasonic format and
recently I replaced the DVD player with a Panasonic DMP-DDT360 Blur Ray player which also said unrecognisable format.Hope that this helps.
Expert:  Dan replied 11 months ago.
I think the best option would be to use a player that can play both PAL and NTSC format as well as any zone. Check this LINK and you will see what I am referring to.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Thank you for you help
Expert:  Dan replied 11 months ago.
My pleasure!
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