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CHANGE OF DVD REGION??

Post by sunnydown » Sat, 16 Sep 2006 6:11 pm

Can anyone help here. Just moved here from UK. My Sony DVD home theatre will only play region 2 DVD's looking for someone where I can have it 'rechipped' to multi region if at all possible.

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Post by Tartan » Sun, 17 Sep 2006 10:29 pm

Is it not just cheaper and easier to buy a new multi-region dvd player?
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Post by sunnydown » Mon, 18 Sep 2006 9:21 am

Of course we considered that but sadly it's not that straight forward for us as that would mean having to buy a completley new home movie system aswell. If this is what we will have to do then we'll do it.

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Post by plaxibo26 » Wed, 20 Sep 2006 3:02 pm

just connect a multi region dvd player to your existing dvd player in the home theatre system. The existing dvd player should have two AV channels, so you can connect a 2nd dvd player off that. That is what I did when I had the same problem.

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Post by sunnydown » Thu, 21 Sep 2006 6:53 pm

Thanks.We went to the Sony Square centre at Sim lock square and this is what they advised too.It works great.Thanks!! :)

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Post by Splatted » Fri, 22 Sep 2006 5:41 am

don't waste money buying another player.

Most players can be unlocked to be region free simply by punching in the unlock code. Google your model of the player along with the words "unlock codes" or "multi region" .. eventually you will find a website that has the remote control sequence, or the button sequence on your unit to unlock it.

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Post by GeranWong » Sat, 30 Sep 2006 2:31 am

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Post by RimBlock » Fri, 06 Oct 2006 5:41 am

Unfortunately most Sony's can't be made multi region with regular handset hacks.

I guess that is what happens when a dvd player manufacturer also has intrests in film studios :(

If you can get a service remote it is possible for the majority of Sony machines though. Places in the UK rent them out but I do not know about in Singapore.

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Post by Splatted » Sat, 07 Oct 2006 2:16 pm

What's the model number is the player?

you can get chipped remotes that'll do the job.

http://www.dvdcodes.net/sonyHome.php

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Post by Splatted » Sat, 07 Oct 2006 2:20 pm

actually, on second thoughts.. a new player can be found for under $50 singapore dollars at some stores... might be cheaper just buying another

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