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Need to Play all regions DVDs on my player

Bought a Philips DVDR3480 - was told I could change it to region-free and could get the appropriate code from your website. Can you help please?

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Hi and welcome to FixYa,

Try:

  • Connect and turn on TV and DVD player
  • With no disc inserted, select ‘setup’ on the remote control
  • Enter these numbers *SLOWLY* on the remote control: 5, 0, 1, 8, 0
  • Press ‘OK’
Good luck and thank you for using FixYa.

Posted on Jan 25, 2009

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Hi,

With no disc in your DVD-player you press SETUP on the remote and then press this code: 5 0 1 8  now you can pick Region code with the remote from 0-6 
0 is region free

Press OK then setup 


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Let me know... Matt

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Welcome to Fixya! Press Setup
Select the Preference Tab
Press 1,3,8,9,3,1
Press up/down key to select "0"
And hit menu to exit.

Posted on Jan 25, 2009

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