In article <edu>,
"Fetch, Rover, Fetch" <edu> wrote:

Don't know about SVCD and VCD playback, but my DVD player can play
Region 0 PAL disks on its component output fine on my US TV without
prior conversion. Though there is the occasional spinning zebra box in
the corner that may be peculiar with how they master DVDs for Europe, or
perhaps a quirk in my player.