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How to change regional settings

Hi there bought from cash converters and no manual can you help me out on changing the regional settings to play all

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Hi and welcome to FixYa,

Appreciate the direct "Ask Me:.

Initially, for the LG RC897T, pls try:

  • Click the HOME button on the remote with the unit in 480i resolution
  • Click the setup page
  • Click Start
  • Click TV Aspect
  • highlight the 16x9 wide aspect ratio
  • enter on remote control this coded sequence:
  • 1 3 9 7 1 3 9
Edit specific "Options"
  • Option 2: 35 (enables Divx/Xvid playback)
  • Option 4: ff (enables Vcd and SVCD playback)
  • Option 5: ff (enables region free playback (region 0) DVD playback)
  • Option 6: ce (enables Insignia brand startup logo on boot)
  • Option 6: c0 (enables LG brand startup logo on boot)
This has been posted on the Internet here and here for an LG RC797T and was discussed here.

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Posted on Dec 30, 2008

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