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I am in NZ and have philips 616K dvd player. Have some dvd's origin UK that wont play on my dvd. Comes up wrong region. My daughter also in NZ has played these dvds in NZ but not sure what brand dvd she has. Is it because of the possible age of my machine which was given to me about two years ago. Regards Sue

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Changing the region code for DVD616K :

1. Press OPEN/CLOSE, and wait for the tray to open.

2. Use the remote control to input digital key '1', '1', '1', 'l' in that
order.
Kindly leave a few seconds between each entry, the microprocessor is slow
with these entries.
3. Press number '7', '8' or '9' to display the current region code of the DVD
player.
OR
4. Press any number of '0' to '6' to set the required region code. The OSD
will display the new region code of the DVD player.
5. Region '0' will be the setting for multi region
6. The region setting will be saved in the FLASH memory.
7. Press OPEN/CLOSE again, the DVD player will return to normal operation.

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