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Can I get the unlock code because I would like to bring my SA-PT980 home theater back to America... I bought it in Asia!


What you need to do is follow the instructions in your manual for setting your home theater to Region 1. Please be advised that every DVD and blu-ray player is designed to allow only three region code changes during the life of the device, or it is permanently disabled- this is to prevent DVD piracy.

After your home theater is set to region 1, all US DVD's will play fine, but any that you have that are from region 3 (southeast Asia) or region 5 (India, Russia) or any other region will not work anymore.

Do not trust any internet sites that promise to unlock your player or set it to "region free" because chances are very high that the attempt will fail and your player will be disabled.

Mar 28, 2011 | Televison & Video

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Pioneer region free code DV-340, DV-343, DV-444, DV-545


Introduction
The Px4x DVD Upgrade is an advanced modification to your DVD player, which adds extra features and enables you to get more from your machine. The upgrade supplements the DVD player and in no way harms the playback quality or removes any performance features of the DVD player.

Main Features
The DVD Upgrade adds the following features to your DVD player:
 Multiregion capability
 Macrovision disable

Players Supported
The following DVD players are supported by this version of the DVD Upgrade:

 Pioneer DV-340, Pioneer DV-343
 Pioneer DV-444
 Pioneer DV-545

Modification Details
Multiregion selection
Nearly all DVD discs on the market today are encoded with a specific "region" in mind and are made in such a way that a disc designed for "region 1" will not play on a player designed for "region 2". This is so that the Hollywood studios can control the release of titles in different geographical regions all over the world. Our upgrade allows you to select between regions 1 to 6.
Macrovision & CGMS disable
All DVD players have a system called Macrovision built in to the player, which is designed to stop the copying of DVD discs to video. However, this system can have adverse affects on some projectors. For this reason the DVD Upgrade disables Macrovision to solve any problems.

Operating Instructions
You can select the region code by remote. This region will be tried first when playing a disk.
Due to this design, the modification will work on the RCE (Regional Code Enhancement) protected DVD’s. In some cases it will be necessary to insert a conventional (non RCE protected) disc before playing a RCE protected disc. Follow the instructions as detailed bellow:

1. Turn the player on without a disc in it
2. On the remote control, press 'SETUP'
3. Use right arrow to select 'General'
4. Use down arrow to select 'Basic'
5. Press 'ENTER' on the remote control
6. Press 'Display' on the remote control
You should see the region code and OSD version that the player is set to
7. Press 'Condition/Memory'
8. Press '1', '2', '3', '4', '5' or '6' to change the region code of the player
The text will disappear
9. Press ' Display ' on the remote to control the region
10. Press 'SETUP' on the remote to exit. Play the disc
This dident work for me but mayby work for you.

on Mar 06, 2010 | Televison & Video

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Sony DAV-C700, DAV-S400, DAV-S500, DAV-S800, CMT-S9D region free unlock code


Introduction

The DVD Upgrade is an advanced modification to your DVD player, which adds extra features and enables you to get more from your machine. The upgrade supplements the DVD player and in no way harms the playback quality or removes any performance features of the machine.

Players Supported

The following DVD players are supported by this version of the DVD Upgrade:

 Sony DAV-C700
 Sony DAV-S400
 Sony DAV-S500
 Sony DAV-S800
 Sony CMT-S9D

Macrovision & CGMS disable

All DVD players have a system called Macrovision built in to the player, which is designed to stop the copying of DVD discs to video. However, this system can have adverse affects on some projectors. For this reason the DVD MOD Upgrade disables Macrovision to solve any problems.

User manual

Put your player into „Standby“ Mode and enter one of the following commands if necessary:

Remote control command Function
[0] [ENTER] Default Default region code on the player
[1] [ENTER] Region 1
[2] [ENTER] Region 2
[3] [ENTER] Region 3
[4] [ENTER] Region 4
[5] [ENTER] Region 5
[6] [ENTER] Region 6
[7] [ENTER] Region 7
[8] [ENTER] Region 8
[Arrow down] [ENTER] Only play DVDs with the selected region; auto switching OFF
[Arrow up] [ENTER] Default Auto switching ON
[PREV I<<] [ENTER] Enable video interference impulses (Macrovision ON)
[NEXT >>I] [ENTER] Default Disable video interference impulses (Macrovision OFF)
[Arrow left] [ENTER] Enable user operation prohibitions* and access restrictions
[Arrow right] [ENTER] Default Disable user operation prohibitions* and access restrictions

* The DVD can no longer prohibit you from using the fast-forward, chapter change or Audio-/Subtitle-/Angle switch. You can no longer be forced to watch intros. Just press [TITLE] or [DVD MENU] and select PLAY.

on Mar 02, 2010 | Electronics - Others

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Hi , I have Samsung BDC6800 Blu-Ray 3D player(US version) How can i open it to multi-zone ------- URI


There is no way to set a player to multi-region. Only DVD's can be region-free (region 0). Every "hack" that I am aware of on the internet is a prank that will permanently disable your player.
You can change the region code on your DVD player to match your DVD, but for anti-piracy reasons, every DVD player that I am aware of only allows you to do this a total of THREE times, and then your DVD player becomes a paperweight, permanently disabled.

Mar 21, 2011 | Televison & Video

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A DVD OF HARRY POTTER SERIES GIVES ME REG ERROR. CANT RUN THE DVD.


You are getting a region code error. You should return the DVD and get one that is formatted for your region.
You can change the region code on your DVD player, but I advise against doing that. You are limited by built-in piracy protection to changing your region code only three times, and then your DVD player will be permanently disabled.
An alternative is to download "DVD Shrink" to your PC (if you have a DVD burner in your PC) and it will convert most DVD's to "region 0" which will work everywhere. The trade-off is some loss of quality. DVD Shrink is available for free and you can google to find a website that has it.

Mar 21, 2011 | Philips DVP3345VB/F7 DVD Player/VCR

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Region error, it is not reading all dvds


US DVDs are encoded region 1 (one). Other countries use different reason codes, to help prevent copyright piracy. Uncoded DVD's that will work everywhere are region 0 (zero).

There is a way to change the region code of your DVD player, but be forewarned- you are only allowed to change it twice... a third region change will permanently disable your DVD player. You need to check your manual to see how to do this, but my advice is to not change it and only buy DVD's that use your country region code.

Feb 11, 2011 | Televison & Video

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Changing the DVD Region code


New DVD-ROM drives come with a firmware level RPC-2 with hardware protection. RPC 2 drives have a 5 change limit on regions, once the counter gets to 0 your drive is permanently locked to the last region it was set to. Even if you reformat or move the drive to another system it will still be locked to the last region. There are ways to get around it, some models have resetting tools made by 3rd parties to reset the change limit back to 5 and some also have firmware patches to remove the region lock.

The first solution is free VideoLAN player: click here to download VideoLAN. 

The second solution is free Remote Selector tool: click here to download Remote Selector. Launch remselec22.exe file. Click Control tab. Choose Enabled, and check all options Region Free, Disable Macrovision, Disable User Prohibition Click Start Player button, and try to play your DVD

Finally Load another firmware for your DVD drive which disables the region code protection.

Jan 26, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

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