What does Pal Stand for?

Pal stands for Phase Alternating Line. The major reason to know this is so you know what region DVD's to purchase. PAL is the format used in most countries whereas the United States uses NTSC. Canada, the United Kingdom, etc. use the PAL format which is a different screen aspect ratio than NTSC and some DVD players sold in the U.S. will play PAL but a quick check of the user manual will tell you .
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