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    If I were to try to play a PAL VHS tape in my NTSC player, I understand that I would not get any usable video. But would I get any audio? If yes, would it be hi-fi stereo or just the linear audio track?

    (I also have a multisystem player to get the video, but it only has a mono audio output. I'm wondering if I can get the hi-fi stereo content via my NTSC player.)
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    You won't get hi-fi since the speeds are different,you will need a pal vhs player with hi-fi unless you find a multisystem player with hi-fi.
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    The linear audio track will sound like chipmunks because NTSC run faster than PAL.
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  4. No, it would run too fast. However, you can buy a multisysten player with hifi (they tend to be cheaper and easier to find than real PAL players, in the US). They both have a good audio output
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    I am OK with speed differences; I can fix that. I'm just wondering if I'd get any hi-fi audio at all.
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    Hi-fi only works if the head drum is running at the right speed,any slight speed difference and the hi-fi sound cuts out.
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    Exactly what I needed to know. Thanks, all.
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  8. Thanks to y'all for the answers and the explanation.
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