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How to make multi region of my dv-sp406

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it depends on what region your player is, most likely you need to unlock your region code(if there is an available unlock for your player) if you want to play that disk. but it simply means your dvd and your player is not on the same region

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hi my panasonic bluray dvd player sa-bt737 is not displaying the picture, the sound is working great but i cant watch the movie even though i can hear what is going on in the movie. it has worked great in the past but i dont no what has happened please help me

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Alba DVCR-2 Err:03, Err:02, Err: 01 problems


you have a faulty SYSCON MICROCONTROLLER.+faulty associates circuits, like CLKS, RESET.
you must go to the repair shop TV for fix it.
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Aug 02, 2012 | Broksonic DVCR-810 DVD Player/VCR

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I have just purchased a new Panasonic DMP-BD75 DVD/Blue Ray player locally. I was assured that it was multi-regional for DVDs (as required by Australia's trade laws). However, it will only play...


Hi, some times regional codes does not work all the time..But it's worth trying..

The DVD world is divided into six major geographical regions, with two additional regions reserved for specialized use.

To keep it simple, this means that DVD players and DVDs are labeled for operation on within a specific geographical region in the world. For example, the U.S. is in region 1. This means that all DVD players sold in the U.S. are made to region 1 specifications. As a result, region 1 players can only play region 1 discs. That's right, the DVDs themselves are encoded for a specific region. On the back of each DVD package, you will a find a region number (1 thru 6).

The geographical regions are as follows:

REGION 1 -- USA, Canada
REGION 2 -- Japan, Europe, South Africa, Middle East, Greenland
REGION 3 -- S.Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Parts of South East Asia
REGION 4 -- Australia, New Zealand, Latin America (including Mexico)
REGION 5 -- Eastern Europe, Russia, India, Africa
REGION 6 -- China
REGION 7 -- Reserved for Unspecified Special Use
REGION 8 -- Reserved for Cruise Ships, Airlines, etc...
REGION 0 or REGION ALL -- Discs are uncoded and can be played Worldwide, however, PAL discs must be played in a PAL-compatible unit and NTSC discs must be played in an NTSC-compatible unit.

The end result is that DVDs encoded for regions other than Region 1 cannot be played on a region 1 DVD player, also, players marketed for other regions cannot play region 1-stamped DVDs.

The Reasons For DVD Region Coding

Why does DVD region coding exist, you ask? According to what the public is being told, such coding is a tool to protect copyright and film distribution rights (in other words, movie studio profits).

Movies are released in theaters in different parts of the world at different times throughout the year. That Summer blockbuster in the U.S. may end up being the Christmas blockbuster overseas. If that occurs, the DVD version of the movie may be out in the U.S. while it is still showing in theaters overseas.

In order to preserve the financial integrity of the theatrical distribution of a particular film, it is not possible (under normal conditions) to have a friend in the U.S. send a DVD copy of the film to the country where it is in theatrical release and be able to play the DVD on a player there.

Region Coding - The Good and The Bad

Depending on who you are, region coding can be considered a blessing or a curse. If you are movie studio executive, this is great, not only do you reap maximum profits from the theatrical releases, but also from the DVD releases for your film. However, if you are a consumer wanting to see a movie that is available on DVD in your relative's or friend's country but not in yours, you may have to wait quite a while.

However, another suspected rationale for region coding is beginning to emerge, possible price-fixing of DVDs depending on region. Although this is yet to be legally proven in court, if proven to be true, Australian and European courts may just put the heat on Hollywood and manufacturers to discontinue region coding as a marketing practice. New Zealand has been trying to eliminate DVD region code restrictions in that country.

In addition, for those consumers that live in Europe, Australia, and Asia, there is an abundant market for so-called Code Free DVD players, which are essentially modified versions of stock DVD players in which the region coding function has been disabled.

With the magic of mail-order and the Internet, these players are widely available, even if not totally legal. For the fortunate owners of these players, DVDs can be purchased from any region.

However, as a reaction to the popularity of Code-Free DVD players, "Hollywood" has instituted another layer of coding on region1 DVDs called RCE (Regional Coding Enhancement) which prevents selected region1 DVDs from playing even on Code-Free DVD players. However, RCE is only implemented on some Region 1 discs, and not on discs from other regions.

The NTSC/PAL Factor

There is additional hitch in this madness. Since the world is also divided into the NTSC and PAL video systems, as outlined in my previous article: Who's Your PAL? ), the consumer may need a multi-system TV to access DVDs pressed in one of these systems. Although this is difficult in the U.S. market, where all video is based on the NTSC system, most consumers in Europe and some other parts of the world do own Televisions that can view DVDs pressed in either NTSC or PAL.

DVD Price Fixing and Movie Release Dates

I can see the need for some region coding in order to protect movie release dates, but if issues such as price-fixing of DVD product is also involved, Hollywood may end up being in deep trouble on this one.

With the increase in communication and travel, information and entertainment can be accessed just about anywhere at anytime and perhaps Hollywood would best be served by releasing films and videos at the same time everywhere. Not only would consumers be better served, but the cost of region coding and the need for the aftermarket Code-Free DVD player would be eliminated.

The Consumer Impatience Factor

Also, I realize it's nice to purchase the DVD version of the latest blockbuster just six months after theatrical release. It is a minor inconvenience to wait another month or so if it means the film is still in theatrical release somewhere else in the world. If the movie is worthy, fans will wait for the DVD. I doubt if the sales of blockbuster DVD releases, such as Star Wars: Episode II, Lord Of The Rings, etc... suffer because we had to wait over a year to get it. I, for one, will always be in line for those major DVD releases.

The Real Beneficiaries Of DVD Region Coding

The only entities that seem to be really benefiting from DVD Region Coding are the movie studios and the marketers of Code-Free DVD players. Under this current system, my vote is for the marketers of the Code-Free players. Even the International Space Station has Code-Free DVD players (for obvious practical reasons).

For a list of dealers that sell modified Code-Free DVD players, check the listings in the linkboxes below this article of (Guide Note: The dealer listings are purely informational, I do not vouch for the quality of the products and services offered).

Home DVD Recording

With the advent of DVD Recorders and DVD Camcorders for consumer use, the question comes up as to how this is affected by DVD Region Coding. The good news is that since DVD Region Coding is a commercial application, any DVD recordings you make on a consumer-based DVD recorder, DVD camcorder, or even a PC, are not Region Coded. If the DVD you record made in the NTSC video system, it will be playable on DVD players in countries that use that system, and the same for PAL; there is no further region code restriction on home recorded DVDs.

For additional information on consumer DVD recording, check out my DVD Recorder FAQs

However, if you choose to implement Region Coding on your own DVD recordings, you need access to software or a service that is able to implement the region code designation.

Good luck to you...please pass your comment when your done ..

Apr 30, 2011 | Panasonic Televison & Video

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I RECENTLY BOUGHT LG BD 550 ..THE PROBLEM IS I HAVE REGION code 2 DVD WHEN I INSERT DISK, DISPLAY SHOW "CHECK REGION CODE" SO WHAT CAN I DO?


it depends on what region your player is, most likely you need to unlock your region code(if there is an available unlock for your player) if you want to play that disk. but it simply means your dvd and your player is not on the same region

Mar 23, 2011 | LG BD550 Blu-Ray Player

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DS.BD-01 Blu ray. will not play american blu ray, ie disney and other formats of same kind. would changing the region to "0" as above fix this problem as I know there is no firmwear, only...


Try these codes available at:

http://www.dvddemystifiziert.de/codefree_en/bush.html

If none of them work then sorry, you can't use it to view the disk.

Nov 11, 2010 | Bush DVD142RC 14 in. TV/DVD Combo

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What does it mean when my dvd player says wrong region??


DVD's are coded to play in different parts of the world. Each DVD player is set up to recognise these codes. Most are set up to recognise only the region code of the area it was made for. For example Region 1 is for the USA and Region 2 is UK and parts of Europe. A DVD player made for the USA market would not be able to play any other discs with a Region code other than 1. And so on... This was done for the film industry benefit so that films can be released at later dates in different parts of the world without everybody seeing it on DVD issued in the USA.
However most DVD players can be "hacked" by a combination of keys allowing the user of say a Region 2 player to change it to another region. Some can also be changed to Region 0 which means it should play any disc.
How to change the Region code can be found by putting the model number of the DVD into a search engine and the words 'region code'. Some can be found on this site too.

Dec 04, 2009 | Electronics - Others

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How can i unlock region coding


You cannot unlock the Blu-Ray region of the PS3. You should try and get Blu-Ray discs that are not region locked in the future.

Jul 13, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Region code problem


Turn on unit and put into TV/Tuner Mode
Press “Eject” button and confirm tray is out.
Press “repeat” button 3 times on remote
Press “0” button to make Region Free
When you see “OK” on screen, press enter or repeat on remote
Turn unit off
When you turn unit back on, it should be set for “Region Free”

Aug 29, 2008 | Protron PD-DVR100 DVD Recorder

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Region codes for philips dvd 722


on these dvd players you can only change your regions 1 ,2 or 3 times and then they wont change any more. sorry I couldnt help

Jan 07, 2008 | Philips 30DV693R 30 in. TV/DVD Combo

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Unlock codes for TEAC PL-D2000


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To set Region code to 0 on a Teac PL-D2000 DVD System to enable play of any region
Ensure TV monitor is on so and set to display DVD.
1. Turn system completely off.
2. Turn on system.
3. Open tray.
4. Using remote press and hold the return button.
5. While holding the RETURN button, press and hold the DISPLAY button.
6. You will see something like this displayed on screen: VER 1006 TE 3210
7. Release DISPLAY and RETURN buttons simultaneously.
8. Press the ANGLE button. You will see WRITING REGION ID displayed.
You can now play DVDs from any region.

Dec 28, 2007 | Teac PLD2000 System

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