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Playstation 3 Reginal unlock key

I bought a playstation 3 in south africa and have now moved to australia and ican't seem to get any dvd or game that i have bought in australia to work on it now why?

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Sorry, that's not possible as far as i know.

Posted on Jul 25, 2009

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I cant unlock my ps2 console to watch a region 1 dvd and ive tried some unlocks but they wont work


make sure your console has the ability to read region 1 discs in the first place.
REGION 1 -- USA, Canada
REGION 2 -- Japan, Europe, South Africa, Middle East, Greenland
REGION 3 -- S.Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Parts of South East Asia
REGION 4 -- Australia, New Zealand, Latin America (including Mexico)
REGION 5 -- Eastern Europe, Russia, India, Africa
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REGION 7 -- Reserved for Unspecified Special Use
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REGION 0 or REGION ALL -- Discs are uncoded and can be played Worldwide, however, PAL discs must be played in a PAL-compatible unit and NTSC discs must be played in an NTSC-compatible unit.
The end result is that DVDs encoded for regions other than Region 1 cannot be played on a region 1 DVD player, also, players marketed for other regions cannot play region 1-stamped DVDs.

If you forgot the parental control code and you need to unlock that, though, then try this:
1.Bring up a screen where the unit asks you to enter in the parental code. You can either insert a restricted disc, or enter the DVD setup menu and go to "parental control" under
custom setup.

2.When the screen asks for the code, press the SELECT button, then enter in the code "7444".

3.The level adjustment under Parental Control dictates the strictness of the player. The lower the value, the more strict it will be. Either increase the value to lower the restriction, or disable the lock entirely by setting it to "off".

4.Once you have made your adjustments, be sure that the DVD tray is empty, and press the RESET button on the front of the Playstation 2. It is imperative the tray is clear of any DVD or game for the unit to save your settings.

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Will a playstation 3 bought in USA work in South Africa


Yes, but it simply depends on the games region codes as the PS3 (US) uses NTSC while the South African games may us PAL.

Feb 01, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Bought a DVD in South Africa, it will not play on Playstation 3 from New Zealand. Do not know code for Multi Zone


DVD drives in PS3 are not Multi Zone drives. there is no solution for your ? besides to by the game from some where in New Zealand.

Jan 18, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My mom sent me a music DVD from South Africa. I live in Perth WA. The DVD will not play on my DVD player or Playstation 3. It states: The region code is incorrect?


you are playin a dvd drom a different region.
For example Australia and RSA have different DVD regions. this page will show you the regions of different places. http://www.regionfreedvd.net/player/sony.html
You could get a region free dvd player, OR you could install "slysoft any dvd" to your PC as this lets your PC dvd drive run region free.

Jan 03, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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I bought a playstation 3 in South Africa and have moved to Australia and I can get any game or DVD to play on it that I have bought in Australia why?


I think you wanted to write that you CAN'T watch DVDs or play games bought in Australia on your PS3.
The reason is the region code of your playstation. It only can play Region Code 2 DVDs and games. In Australia you only can buy Region Code 4 media.
You need to buy your media from south africa or Europe. Some blueray-discs are region code free. You can check this on: http://www.blurayregioncodes.com/
As far as I know it's not possible at the moment to change the region code of the play station.

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American PS3 in South Africa


Hey thomas952,

While they may not be region-coded, PS3 consoles and games sold within the United States are going to be NSTC compliant, instead of the PAL format used in the United Kingdom and South Africa. What this means is that in order for any game to display properly (or even operate) it must be purchased from the same region of the world as the console itself - NTSC games can only be played on NTSC consoles.

Hope this helps you out.

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Aaron
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Jul 28, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Playstation 2


No but there are a few mod chips you can purchase at 26 USD
this one unlocks all regions and your ps3 will play all games
www.modchipoutlet.com
Enjoy

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if you bought your PS2 where you live then you have a region code problem ..Please make sure the Region Code of the software matches that of the North American PlayStation 2 system. Only discs (games and movies) coded with regions "1" or "All" will work on a North American PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system. Consumers residing in the United States or Canada must use a North American PlayStation 2 console in order to view "Region 1" content.

this is same for yours too..

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