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I have a Philips DVD Model 711/171. Will I be able to play a DVD manufactured in the UK for Region 2 players? My DVD has a '1' inside a globe symbol on the back of the machine.

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Hi,

If region 1 appears on the back of your player, you could only play DVD meant for region 1.If you want to play DVD for region 2, you need to get it unlocked.

For unlock, you could follow a trick :-

You need an OneForAll6 remote (URC 7560)

  1. Press DVD device button (set remote to DVD)
  2. Press and hold MAGIC until it flashes 2x
  3. Enter Setup Code (0539)
  4. Press MAGIC again
  5. Enter 085
  6. Enter 222 222 005 255
  7. (should be displayed)
  8. Press PLAY
for the remote "SBC RU880":
  1. Press and hold 1 and 6 until SYNTH is displayed.
If remain unlocked even after this, then there is a hardware option.However, not worth spending the amount as these are hit and trial options.

Let me know,if needed further assistance.

Hope i helped you.

Thanks for using ' Fixya ' and have a nice day!!

Posted on Aug 25, 2010

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