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RCA HTS-7000 5 disc dvd/cd am/fm receiver

This is an RCA Malaysian made system that since the it was new would not play 99% of region # 1 dvd's even though it is a region #1

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SOURCE: DVD MALFUNCTION [MODEL PIONEER XV-DV131 (DVD/CD HOME THEATER]

I have the same problem with my XV-DV333. Search on inet and this came up: "... Pick Out One Of These! But I am unable to select any region using the remote control or the buttons on the player. What do I do? You need to get a Pioneer Service Remote. When you have it you should press: [ESC] [A.MON] [Numbers], where [Numbers] correspond to the region number you want to set. Be aware that you can only set this once, if you set the wrong region number for your area, there is no turning back. " WTF! Am I supposed to get a service remote to get this thing working again. I haven't done anything and it worked before:/

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SOURCE: DVD Regional Error

Im not familiar with yours, but some DVD players, particularly PC drives can change regions a set number of times (for pc its usually 5)

So the last change that it made, it locked there. That is why regionless discs will work, but others wont.

If you have many discs of different regions try a few (particularly of the last that worked) and see if there is a pattern. Also look in your DVDs menu to see if its mentions what region its set to.

Posted on Jun 07, 2008

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works very well for my PHILIPS home theater HTS3545 as well - semi

Posted on Aug 04, 2008

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SOURCE: region code

Hi,
I have a region Code For A Philips HTS-3544 which is 1 model Down. You can try it, it may work or it May Not.
Heres How:- power on the TV/DVD without any disk in the player.Press open/close eject.
Press Stop 7.3.4.4.6.6 ( on the Remote )
The menu code appears On The Screen.
Press 0 for region Free, or the region Code Required.
Power Off and then on Again, if the codes have worked, your dvd player is now region free.

If this works please rate as Fixya.

many thanks mike @ Compurepair.

Posted on Aug 28, 2008

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SOURCE: unlock dvd player to play all dvd regions

I bought today a Philips HTS 8140 region 4 and i use this solution

1. Abrir a bandeja do aparelho / Open the tray

2. Aperte a tecla DISC / Press DISC buton

3. Digite o código 99990 / Insert 99990 code

4. Feche a bandeja / Close the tray

Posted on Apr 15, 2009

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What are regional codes ? 

Motion picture studios want to control the home release of movies in different countries because theater releases aren't simultaneous (a movie may come out on video in the U.S. when it's just hitting screens in Europe). Also, studios sell distribution rights to different foreign distributors and would like to guarantee an exclusive market. Therefore they required that the DVD standard include codes to prevent playback of certain discs in certain geographical regions. Each player is given a code for the region in which it's sold. The player will refuse to play discs that are not coded for its region. This means that a disc bought in one country may not play on a player bought in another country. Some people believe that region codes are an illegal restraint of trade, but no legal cases have established this. 

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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.

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To unlock the DVD code its defends upon what region you belongs or from were you bought the DVD unit. Just click this site to hack the region code ; http://www.videohelp.com/dvdhacks

To keep it simple, this means that DVD players and DVDs are labeled for operation on within a specific geographical region in the world. For example, the U.S. is in region 1. This means that all DVD players sold in the U.S. are made to region 1 specifications. As a result, region 1 players can only play region 1 discs. That's right, the DVDs themselves are encoded for a specific region. On the back of each DVD package, you will a find a region number (1 thru 6).
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To keep it simple, this means that DVD players and DVDs are labeled for operation on within a specific geographical region in the world. For example, the U.S. is in region 1. This means that all DVD players sold in the U.S. are made to region 1 specifications. As a result, region 1 players can only play region 1 discs. That's right, the DVDs themselves are encoded for a specific region. On the back of each DVD package, you will a find a region number (1 thru 6).
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