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My DVD player ( SE-R0220) cannot play a DVD from Australia because of a "region code". how do I get to play this DVD?

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SOURCE: dvd region codes

Try this (for a LH-T360SE)

Open disk tray and press 0000, a two line menu appears with "Edit Region _" and "Region Code:x" put in required region (presumably 0) and press enter. Region Code:0 appears. power off and enjoy.

region code 0 is No region restrictions.

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SOURCE: Unlocking the region code (code2) on a Panasonic DMR E85H to use region 4 DVD's.

hmmm..ok..do you have user manual, or do you need one?

Posted on Mar 11, 2008

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SOURCE: Technika Pro 19" LCD TV/DVD LCD19DVDID-308

Select the DVD and type 9 7 3 5. This brings up a new menu. Select Region 0. OK.

Posted on Oct 25, 2008

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SOURCE: Unlock region codes for portable dvd player - panasonic DVD LS80

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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SOURCE: Sharp DV-NC 200 (DVD) Panasonic TX-32LXD700A (TV)

Hi and welcome to FixYa,

Appreciate the direct "Ask Me".

Unfortunately, if the Sharp DV-NC 20 was bought in Australia, it would not allow any mods/hacks to make it region free. Sorry. Additionally, even if the Sharp could be made to change regions, the Panasonic TX-32LXD700A uses a Tuner Type Integrated SD/HD DVB-T 7MHz Australia, PAL B/G. it is (again) hardware limited to the PAL Colour System (Region 2).

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Posted on Dec 26, 2008

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