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Pioneer DV-525 Parental Lock?

On the setup menu how do activate the parental lock? If of course, there is one. (Just cought my 3 year old trying to put on Predator!!) Thanks Adam

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SOURCE: How can I make my Pioneer DV-525 Region Free?

Unfortunately you can't make it 'region free' but you can change the region as follows:

* power up the player without a disc init.

* press setup on the remote control,an osd will appear on the tv.

* select GENERAL using right cursor and use down cursor to select BASIC,press ENTER.

*press DISPLAY, the current region will be displayed.

*press CONDITION/MEMORY followed by 1,2,3,4,5,6 dependent upon the required region.

* press SETUP.
* your player is now ready for use

Posted on Feb 19, 2011

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Do the following for unlock the parental control. For this you should need the remote for the DVD payer.
1. Press the set-up button on the remote (set-up display will come on the TV screen )
2. Using Right arrow button or Left arrow button select DVD Setup menu
3. Using Down arrow select Parental control and press Enter button
4. now you can change the parental rating using up down arrows
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The Parental Lock allows you to limit the use of your DVD Player to only those DVD discs that do not exceed the rating you specify. When the Parental Control is set, DVD discs that support this feature will play only after the password has been entered. However, typically only discs produced by major entertainment companies support Parental Control. Discs not supporting this feature will be "immune" to Lock-Out. When you attempt to change the Parental Control setting, you are prompted for a password. This of course makes sense, as this option would be useless if your kids could enter the Setup Menu and disable it! If there is no user password set, you'll be prompted to enter a new password. Choose a 4-Digit numeric password and write it down in Case you forget it. Key in the password and press ENTER. After the password is set, press ENTER on the CHILD option. You can choose from 8 levels of Parental Control, corresponding to the standard rating system in the USA. The available levels and their equivalent ratings are listed to the right.

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The parental lock is on and I can't get rid of it. When you turn the unit on, it goes to 'lock' and won't let you go any farther.

Try taking any dvd or tape out of the unit, then using the remote, hit the menu button on the remote. From there, go to the set up or preferences menu. (If you havent set a parental lock code, you may need to do that first.) You can set your preference for what rating and how often the parental lock is in effect.

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Called Zenith.  They said: turn on the DVD player.  Hit "set-up". Scroll down to the "lock" icon.  Scroll over to "Rating". Scroll over to unlock.  Enter 0000.  Click on Ok.  Enter 0000 again, click Ok again.  Menu should read unlock.  Voila!

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