Question about Audio Players & Recorders
If the preference item looks disabled there is no way to apply the region hack. The only region change procedure known for this player is by operating such menu. I think I wrote you yesterday in Italian. The preference menu is also needed to enter in service mode.
The only repair that I can think of is by reinstalling the DVD firmware. Online there is no firmware available for this unit. The only way to get the firmware is by contacting the manufacturer.
The Initial IDM 1210 was built by Mintek. Although there was no notice of company closing down, they did shut down any online support.
Check if there is any number or contact in your copyy of the manual. If there is none, then there is no way to get the firmware for this unit, and the DVD cannot be fixed.
Note: A last resort can be dropping a mail to this folks here. They do program chips, and have done a lot of works on different Mintek Initial units. I suggest giving it a try.
In case you get back use of pref. menu, here the hack (again):http://www.videohelp.com/dvdhacks/mintek-mdp-1020/4432
Here the manual (no support contact in there): http://lib.store.yahoo.net/lib/acekaraoke/IDM-1210.pdf
Posted on Sep 07, 2010
Hi,Please follow the below instruction
step 1: turn on the power
step 2: enter into the set up menu using the remote
step 3: go into preferences menu
step 4: enter in the code 255135
step 5: quickly press the left arrow then the down arrow
step 6: a region code banner will appear, enter the number zero
step 7: press set up again and your all done
You also need to ensure you have a DVD inside the player before you start the above.
Posted on Sep 07, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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