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How do i make my dvd player play movies from australia

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Re: region code

What other regions are you trying to play besides US/CAN?

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Bought a new dvd it will not play, its giving me a regions code error. what is the code, and how do i put it in the dvd player?

A regions code error means that the player is not compatible to play a DVD from a different region than what it was designed to play. For example, if you purchased your player in the U.S. or Canada then it is a region 1 player and therefore will play DVD's from region 1.

Here is a region map

There are however, ways around this as some manufacturers of players have made a way to be able to allow the end user to unlock the software codecs that are for different regions. You will have to search for an online source that has a download or a procedure to follow to unlock your player.

Nov 01, 2010 | Emerson EWR20V4 DVD Recorder/VCR


DVD region code

Generally, your Pioneer DVD 120K player can play any DVDs from your region. As you encounter the situation that can not play the DVD, i guess your DVD from other region. To change the region code of DVD is High-risk operation, it only can be changed less than 5 time, and you are not to recommended to do that. If only for one or several DVD Discs, just remove the DVD region code via a DVD ripper. Of course, if you bought the DVD player from other region, you can change the region code of DVD player permanently.

on Jan 18, 2014 | Pioneer DV120K Player

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What does check regional code mean?

It means your DVD player has a different region code to the disc you are attemting to play.

DVD's and most DVD players have a region code corresponding to the country/region in which they were purchased. The region code printed on the disc must match the region code of the player, usualy found on the rear of the unit or in the manual. Only players set to code 0 or 9 are able to play all regions, a setting of 1- 6 is most common. 1 = USA 2 = Europe etc.

It is often possible to set your player to code 0 or 9 enabeling you view all region DVD's.

May 16, 2010 | LGDVB418 DVD Player

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Cant play dvd baught in england. player baught in the usa

There are different region codes for dvds and the player may only be able to play dvds with a north american region code.

Sep 08, 2009 | Radio Shack Accurian LMD-5108A Portable...

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Unlock region code for JVC dvd player

if your dvd player is not region free it will not play us dvds it will only play burnt dvds and dvds from your region unless u buy a region free dvd player

there is no region free code for your dvd player

Apr 04, 2009 | JVC XV-E100SL DVD Player

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How do I set the player to multi region?

try this code

- switch on DVD player
- press eject (tray open)
- press stop
- press 734466

select 0 on OSD for region free

Mar 18, 2009 | Sharp DV-SL1500W DVD Player

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I would like to change regions on my portable Durabrand DVD player model PDV-722

Alright, just follow these steps and let me know if you have any problems or questions

  1. Power and switch on the Durabrand DVD player.
  2. Open the DVD disc tray tray or lid.
  3. Press Stop.
  4. Press 3 - 5 - 9 - 7 (3597 in sequence). Can be done on remote control.
  5. Hidden DVD Region menu appears. Select region 0 or 9 using up or down button on remote control
  6. Press OK.
  7. Close the disc tray and press Standby on the DVD player front

Dec 19, 2008 | DVD & Blu-Ray Players

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Wrong Regional Disc.

DVDs are ecoded with region codes to indicate what area of the world they are made for. These codes may be 1,2,3, etc depending on which region they are made for.
DVD player read these codes and if the disc region code does not match the region the device is made for, the player will not play the disc.
Region 1 is for USA so most DVDp players made for use in USA require region 1 discs.
Some DVD players called multi region DVD players can be set to play different region DVDs but they are typically more expr=ensive then one region players and the code must be changed each time a different region disc is played.

Aug 27, 2008 | Audiovox D1710 Portable DVD Player with...

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I bought a DVD and I played it on my laptop. It worked on the laptop but when i put it into the DVD player it wouldn't play. So I tryed playing the DVD in the PC and it also worked on there. Again I...

DVD movies have region codes, and they typically only play on a player or DVD-ROM drive sold in the country where the DVD movie was sold.

The actual region code is in one byte on the DVD (digital versatile disc). The DVD player or drive has a region code in its firmware. Personal computer DVD-ROM players often have the code in the software or MPEG-2 decoder. The two codes must match for the player or drive to play the movie. The code is also printed on the back of a DVD package, superimposed on a small image of the globe.

DVD regional locking is used to control which DVD movies play in which countries or groups of countries. Movies are often released on different dates around the world. Region 1 has its own player that will only play Region 1 discs. Likewise, Region 2 players can only play Region 2 discs and not play any of Region 1's discs. The six codes are:
  1. United States and Canada
  2. Europe and Japan
  3. Southeast Asia
  4. Latin America and Australia
  5. Russia, rest of Asia and Africa
  6. China
please check the DVD region code again and what PLAYER u are using to play on PC / LAPTOP??

where did you buy the DVD player??

Jul 23, 2008 | DVD & Blu-Ray Players

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Incorrect region codde

This is for DVP31XXX series i hope it works all on DVP31 series. It has been tested on DVP3146K /51 and it has been worked...

1. Make sure there is no disc in the player.
2. Turn power off and on again.
3. Open the tray.
4. On the remote, hit 9879 and then 0. This changes unit to Region 0, meaning it'll play all regions.
5. Hit OK on the remote.

Good Luck Guys!

Apr 27, 2007 | Philips DVD 622 DVD Player

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