How to check the region of a disc?

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  1. kubas88
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    Hello!
    I've got two backups of one game but one backup is PAL an the secound is NTSC-U. How to check which of them is the
    PAL one and which the NTSC-Uone?
     
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    ref
     
  3. bdr9

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    You can open up any WBFS Manager and look at the ID. You can also use a hex editor to look at the ISO, at the first six bytes. If it ends in U it USA, or E it is PAL.
     
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    thanks dude
     
  5. KiiWii

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    hold a lighter 1-2cm underneath the disc you just burnt, it will reveal a burned region "pattern" after about 30 - 40 seconds.

    A small brown/yellow "pattern" means its PAL
    A medium sized brown "pattern" means its NTSC-U not to be confused with NTSC-J which is identified by a very big black "pattern" on the disc.

    Hope this helps.
     
  6. Alexrose

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    Another solution is to force PAL 60 when you run it. If there's a green flash, it's NTSC, if not it's PAL.
     
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    I did it, it actually works [​IMG]
     
  8. KiiWii

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    Proof positive there.