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R149 samsung stuck in multi region need to return it to region 2. i used this sequence to change the dvd to multi region - menu button, 5, 7, 5,3,8 but now I cant change it back - any ideas?

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SOURCE: i have a region 2

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No. Region codes cannot be changed by the end user. Any attempt to change a region code may result in firmware damage. Firmware damage is not covered under warranty.


call your manufacturer for help so that you won't void the warranty


click this link for FAQ as well, click HERE




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SOURCE: Other Region codes for Samsung DVD 1080PK

Region code hack posted by anindo_roy, January 09 2009:
I bought a Samsung DVD player 1080PK in Bangalore recently (Jan 2009) and initially it was coded only for region 5 (India). I went through the following steps (which were told to me by a Samsung technician) to make it region free. This steps match closely to the one posed by another viewer so I have retained the same format.
1) Turn on the player with no disc in the tray
2) Press the Open/Close button to open the tray
3) Press the info button, the firmware version shows up
4) After the version info disappears, close the tray again by pressing the Open/Close button
5) At this point, it will show "no disc" at the top. Press the Info button again, and this will disappear.
6) Locate the Repeat A-B button on the remote, which in my case was ‘9’
6) Now type the code that applies for your region (R5 (India) is 53814) followed by 9 (Repeat A-B button) and then press the Enter button. So enter 538149 and then Enter. A last few digits ‘4’ and '9' may briefly show up at the top left corner.
8) Power off the player, and turn it on again. You'll have a multi region player
Region Code for the 1080PK hack:
R1 - 29334
R2 - 57538
R3 - 56732
R4 - 76884
R5 - 53814
R6 - 24462
This worked for me after a couple of tries.

Posted on Jan 26, 2009

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I have a Cyberhome CH DVD 300 (region 1), I want to change the region on this player. I learned I need for first: 1.- Turn On the DVD player 2.- The tray needs to be closed and empty 3.- Press the Menu...


  1. Turn on the player (without a disc inserted)
  2. Close the disc tray
  3. Press MENU, 1, 9
  4. Selection menu will be displayed
  5. Press ENTER
  6. Select region
  7. Press ENTER
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I have a region 2 samsung dvd r155 and i changed to a multi-region, now wont play any dvd's


HI,

1. Press the Menu button on your remote control
2. Press the 5 button on your remote control
3. Press the 7 button on your remote control
4. Press the 5 button on your remote control
5. Press the 3 button on your remote control
6. Press the 8 button on your remote control
7. The currently selected region will be indicated on the onscreen display
8. Press the 1 button on your remote control for region 1, the 2 button for region 2, and so on, or the 9 button for multi-region playback
9. Press the Menu button on your remote control
10. Press the Menu button on your remote control

Aug 07, 2008 | Televison & Video

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Problems changing region code on Samsung DVD player VR 375


HELLO!
Give these a try!
Power ON
Press MENU
Enter code 57538
The current region code appears
For codefree/multi-region press 9
Press Open DVD door button
Power OFF and power ON

You could also try this!
Turn player on without disc inside Press MENU button
Enter your region code (See list below)
Highlighted 'region area number' will appear in the upper-left corner (on some players)
Press 9 to multi-region the machine
Turn machine off
Region 1 - 29334
Region 2 - 38767 (or 5 7 5 3 8)
Region 3 - 56732
Region 4 - 76884
Region 5 - 53814
Region 6 - 24462

Have a go and good luck! (:-)

Sep 11, 2009 | Samsung DVD-VR375 DVD Recorder/VCR

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Need codes for samsung dvd player


The sequence will depend on what region your machine is preset; Take a lok at the back of the DVDR and check. Once you know that use the codes bellow- Region codes for Samsung: RC 1: 2, 9, 3, 3, 4 RC 2: 3, 8, 7, 6, 7 (or 5, 7, 5, 3, 8) RC 3: 5, 6, 7, 3, 2 RC 4: 7, 6, 8, 8, 4 RC 5: 5, 3, 8, 1, 4 RC 6: 2, 4, 4, 6, 2 1)Power on your player with no disc in the tray 2)Press MENU for 5 seconds 3)Enter the corresponding combination for your current RC (see top) 4)Current RC should be displayed 5)Press the button for the desired RC (9=multi-region) 6)(Press OPEN)Power off your player ATTENCION: after step 3 the current RC appears for less than 2 seconds, be ready to press 9 (all regions)right after you press the combination. Tha press enter.



OR....
Go to www.samsung.com they have a lot of software downloads and paths that may help you

Aug 30, 2009 | Samsung DVD-R155

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Samsung DVD-VR375 - can't chage from region 1 to region free


I used this and it worked for me!:

1/Turn machine on without disc inside
2/Press menu button
3/Enter region code (See below for list)
4/A highlighted 'region area number' will appear in the upper left corner (some players)
5/Press 9 to change the region number to multi-regional
6/Turn machine off
R1 - 29334
R2 - 38767 or, 5 7 5 3 8
R3 - 56732
R4 - 76884
R5 - 53814
R6 - 24462

Jun 20, 2009 | Samsung DVD-VR375 DVD Recorder/VCR

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Philips mini DVD PET702/75 multi region unlock code


To check the software version and change
region code of your DVD Portable

1. Power ON the DVD player and open the DVD
door
2. Press the “SETUP” button on remote control,
then select the “Preference MENU”
3. Press the remote button in the sequence as
9 -> 6 -> 5 -> 3
4. The LCD display showed the existing region
code. Press (navigation up) or
(navigation down) repeatedly to select the
number from 0 to 6.
5. Refer below table for your region code setting
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1=USA
2=Europe
3=Asia Pacific
4=Australia, New Zealand
5=Russia, India
6=China

Select “0” setting = Region Free (confidential)

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Changing Regional setting on Samsung DVD


here is the procedure, perform it with care and at your onw risk..because I found it on web...

1. Press the Menu button on your remote control
2. Press the 5 button on your remote control
3. Press the 7 button on your remote control
4. Press the 5 button on your remote control
5. Press the 3 button on your remote control
6. Press the 8 button on your remote control
7. The currently selected region will be indicated on the onscreen display
8. Press the 1 button on your remote control for region 1, the 2 button for region 2, and so on, or the 9 button for multi-region playback
9. Press the Menu button on your remote control
10. Press the Menu button on your remote control

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Aug 23, 2008 | Samsung Televison & Video

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Need code for durabrand portable dvd player


  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.
  1. Power on the DVD player.
  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.
  1. Turn on the DVD player.
  2. Press Open/Close button to open the disc tray.
  3. Press Setup.
  4. Press 8 - 8 - 8 - 8 (8888 continuously).
  5. Press Next.
  6. Go to “Version and select a region code. Select 0 for all region or 9 for region free.
  7. Press Play.
The below trick should be able to unlock the region restriction on Durabrand DUR1700 DVD player.
  1. Turn on the DVD player.
  2. Press Setup.
  3. Go to “Preferences”.
  4. Press Play.
  5. Enter 2 - 5 - 1 - 5 - 3 - 5 (251535 in continuous sequence of keys).
  6. Press Left, Down.
  7. The current region code will be displayed.
  8. Press 0 for region free.
Note that if you select “Region 0′ which allows DVD players to plays all DVD-Video discs from Regions 1-6, some DVDs which are incorporated with “Regional Coding Enhancement” or RCE protection system will refuse to play in such machine.

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Dvd recorder region codes


1. Press the Menu button on your remote control
2. Press the 5 button on your remote control
3. Press the 7 button on your remote control
4. Press the 5 button on your remote control
5. Press the 3 button on your remote control
6. Press the 8 button on your remote control
7. The currently selected region will be indicated on the TV.
8. Press the 1 button on your remote control for region 1, the 2 button for region 2, and so on, or the 9 button for multi-region playback
9. Press the Menu button on your remote control
10. Press the Menu button on your remote control

Tested with Region 1 DVD's on my UK player (Region 2 bought from Comet)

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