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Old May 28th 2005, 5:57 pm
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HI, this is the first time I've asked anthing being a new member, but I have enjoyed the website for ages. We are going out to sydney in Sept. for a year initially, and my 8 year old could not do without his playstaion, will it work out there, if someone could advise that would be great.
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Not that I am In Oz yet or that I have ever even been, but we have an xbox I say we but really I mean my 35 yr hubby !!!!!

Anyway we are going to take it and other than changing the plug I have been told it will work - obviously the disks are regional compatible so games bought in Oz wont work. we intend to buy new games over the internet so there should not be a problem.

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PS2 will work in oz but you need to turn it upsidedown
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PS2 will work in oz but you need to turn it upsidedown


old ones are always the best eh?
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old ones are always the best eh?
Some times i still like to use my VIC 20 will that work in oz
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Originally Posted by noregrets
Not that I am In Oz yet or that I have ever even been, but we have an xbox I say we but really I mean my 35 yr hubby !!!!!

Anyway we are going to take it and other than changing the plug I have been told it will work - obviously the disks are regional compatible so games bought in Oz wont work. we intend to buy new games over the internet so there should not be a problem.

george

we are using oz games on a uk playstation...... no probs what so eva....

also....oz games on uk gamecube r fine



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Originally Posted by noregrets
Not that I am In Oz yet or that I have ever even been, but we have an xbox I say we but really I mean my 35 yr hubby !!!!!

Anyway we are going to take it and other than changing the plug I have been told it will work - obviously the disks are regional compatible so games bought in Oz wont work. we intend to buy new games over the internet so there should not be a problem.

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If I was you I would suggest he gets it chipped and put a bigger hard disk in.

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No swapping DVD's for different games.
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Ozzie XBox games to work on UK Xboxs. Ozzie PS2 games work on UK PS2s.
Ozzie Gamecube games work on UK Gamecubes.

You can buy the plug cables from big-w /. target / etc (everywhere) for 4$ (Figure of 8 cables).
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Hi

Both X-box, Playstation and Gamecube consoles will work in Oz.

Also both U.K games and Oz games will work, as they are all PAL so they are all compatible

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Originally Posted by Perthforme
Some times i still like to use my VIC 20 will that work in oz
Bloody hell!! Have you been to the antiques roadshow to find out how much it is worth?
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Originally Posted by Perthforme
Some times i still like to use my VIC 20 will that work in oz
Yes it will still hold the doors open, although some of the doors in Australia are heavier and spring loaded they might require a Vic 20 & some extra ballast to hold them open but generally you should still be right.
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Yes it will still hold the doors open, although some of the doors in Australia are heavier and spring loaded they might require a Vic 20 & some extra ballast to hold them open but generally you should still be right.
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HI, this is the first time I've asked anthing being a new member, but I have enjoyed the website for ages. We are going out to sydney in Sept. for a year initially, and my 8 year old could not do without his playstaion, will it work out there, if someone could advise that would be great.
Thanks, Tazzie, cat
Ever consider getting your son/yourself a PSP which is due out on 1 Sept in the UK? It's so small you can bring it for the flight, and you may be able to claim VAT back when you leave the UK/EU if the shop you buy the PSP from participates in the VAT refund scheme.

Just a thought.

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Originally Posted by tazziecat
HI, this is the first time I've asked anthing being a new member, but I have enjoyed the website for ages. We are going out to sydney in Sept. for a year initially, and my 8 year old could not do without his playstaion, will it work out there, if someone could advise that would be great.
Thanks, Tazzie, cat

Best advice I can give is get hold of those 4 plug english things then the adapter for fitting english to aussie plugs,I brought loads over saves getting the plugs changed works perfectely,all aussie games will work same region on games consoles,not dvd though.
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We got our PS2 chipped over here and it's great for all the Bali copies but it doesn't play UK DVD's now. Not that it's a problem, yes well it is actually, I can't play "Grease" anymore cos I haven't figured out how to multi zone our Aussie DVD player.

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