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CODE REGION My dvd player (DRC247N)DOESN'T PLAY REGION 5, hOW DO I CHANGE THE CODE?

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Turn the player on and open the disc tray. Press [CLEAR] followed by [1][3][6][9] and one of the keys [0]...[8] corresponding to the region you want to set the player for (1 for Region 1, 2 for Region 2 and so on, press 0 for Region 0 or Region Free). Turn the player off then on again for the changes to take effect.

To verify the region code, press [SETUP] followed by [1][3][7][9]. A screen will then pop up with the firmware info and the current region code setting. Using [SETUP][1][3][6][9] did not work for me.

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To modify the region, turn on the unit and open the disk tray. Using the remote, press [CLEAR][1][3][6][9][zone code] and cycle power on the unit (not necessary to unplug the unit, simply use the front left <POWER> button. Example: Turn on; open tray; [CLEAR] [1][3][6][9][0]; unit OFF, unit ON and you'll get a zone free DVD player.

To confirm the zone code, turn on DVD player, (unit may or may not have a disc, check that the disc tray is closed, and press [SETUP][1][3][7][9]. You'll have all the firmware information (Version xx.xx.xx.xx SUB-VER xx.xx.xx.xx;
8032 xx.xx.xx.xx; Servo xx.xx.xx.xx; RISC xx.xx.xx.xx; DSP xx.xx.xx.xx; Region Code 0) That's that final "0" that you are looking for!

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Check current region code
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Type on your remote: 8520
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Turn on player with no disk inserted
Press "Open/Close" on the remote control until the tray is open
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Press 8689314 - 4 means region 4,
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My cousin bought a Phillips Portable DVD player for my kids. He bought it in America and in South Africa we have a different region code, can I change the region code


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I'm trying to watch a DVD which is international on this dvd player. It won't let me watch it due to Regional problems? How do i fix this? Please let me know ASAP. thanks


Turn the player on and open the disc tray. Press [CLEAR] followed by [1][3][6][9] and one of the keys [0]...[8] corresponding to the region you want to set the player for (press 0 for Region 0 or Region Free). Turn the player off then on again for the changes to take effect.

To verify the region code, press [SETUP] followed by [1][3][7][9]. A screen will then pop up with the firmware info and the current region code setting. If it says 0 it worked and you are done!

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I would like to change regions on my portable Durabrand DVD player model PDV-722


Alright, just follow these steps and let me know if you have any problems or questions

  1. Power and switch on the Durabrand DVD player.
  2. Open the DVD disc tray tray or lid.
  3. Press Stop.
  4. Press 3 - 5 - 9 - 7 (3597 in sequence). Can be done on remote control.
  5. Hidden DVD Region menu appears. Select region 0 or 9 using up or down button on remote control
  6. Press OK.
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You can only change the region code a few times (usually 5), so I wouldn't do it. You should leave the current player at region 1, and buy and install another DVD player and set it to region 4, then you will have 1 for each region you want.

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  1. Power and switch on the Durabrand DVD player.
  2. Open the DVD disc tray tray or lid.
  3. Press Stop.
  4. Press 3 - 5 - 9 - 7 (3597 in sequence). Can be done on remote control.
  5. Hidden DVD Region menu appears. Select region 0 or 9 using up or down button on remote control.
  6. Press OK.
  7. Close the disc tray and press Standby on the DVD player front
The above unlock DVD player region code trick should works on models including Durabrand DVD-1000, Durabrand DVD-1005, Durabrand DVM1418c, Durabrand LCDTV *** DVD player model PVS 21175S1 and others DVD players from Durabrand.

If the above unlock region code hack doesn’t work, or if you’re using Durabrand Car DVD Player model PVS1966, Durabrand PVS1960, Durabrand PVS1680, Durabrand PVS1970, Durabrand PVS223, Durabrand STS75E, Durabrand Dual-7B or Durabrand Dual-7BL, try the following unlock code instead.
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  2. Open the DVD disc tray or lid.
  3. Press 8 - 1 - 3 - 2 - 8 (81328 in sequence) on remote control.
  4. In DVD region code menu, press Enter until come to region 9 (or 0)
  5. Press Play.
  6. Close the DVD tray or lid.
For Durabrand Dual-900, try the following DVD multi-region or region free unblock sequence instead.
  1. Press Open to open disc tray.
  2. Press Clear.
  3. Press 1 - 3 - 6 - 9 - 0 (13690 in sequence).
  4. Press Standby button. After pressing, the DVD disc tray will close and DVD player will switch off).
  5. Press Standby button again to power up the DVD player.
Note: To set back the DVD player to region 1 if you’re using above unlock hack, simply press 13691 in sequence. The 0 or 1, the last digit in the key sequence is actually the digit to determine which region code you’re going to set on the DVD player. You can set to other region code by changing the last digit to 2, 3, 9 or other valid region code number.
For Durabrand DP305, try the following DVD region code unlock hack instead.
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  2. Press Open/Close button to open the disc tray.
  3. Press Setup.
  4. Press 8 - 8 - 8 - 8 (8888 continuously).
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  7. Press Play.
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  5. Enter 2 - 5 - 1 - 5 - 3 - 5 (251535 in continuous sequence of keys).
  6. Press Left, Down.
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1 - US / Canada

2 - Europe

3 - Asia

4 - Australia

5 - Africa

6 - China

You can change the region code of the DVDR520H to any region or use region 0, which makes the unit multi-region to play DVDs from any region.

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This is for DVP31XXX series i hope it works all on DVP31 series. It has been tested on DVP3146K /51 and it has been worked...


1. Make sure there is no disc in the player.
2. Turn power off and on again.
3. Open the tray.
4. On the remote, hit 9879 and then 0. This changes unit to Region 0, meaning it'll play all regions.
5. Hit OK on the remote.

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