What are Blu-ray and DVD region codes, country codes, multi-region or zone locks? Read DVD Player region codes and Blu-ray region codes.
6 user region code comments
|March 31, 2004||Post region code/hack comment|
|Region code hack posted by Veldhuis, December 04 2003:|
My YAMADA DVD Player Slimtype 5520 shows the same. Also unable to change region. I require region free and macrovision hack....
|Region code hack posted by stoif, December 05 2003:|
yep, found it now, you have to update the firmware, just mail yamada and ask them, they will send you new firmware and instructions on how to install it, email@example.com
|Region code hack posted by fevarpe, December 23 2003:|
To change the region code you may update the firmware first.
Go to "http://www.umax.de/cgi-bin/treiber.pl?DVD=Y2600&Scanner=0&OS=0&SCSI_Kar
There is the solution.
|Region code hack posted by Roy Marsh, January 15 2004:|
15 January 2004, a Yamada DVD2600 arrived this morning, from QVC Shopping Channel in England, built October 2003, Version 3.0
This procedure sets the player to Region-Free (region 0), so you don't have to change the settings when swapping from, say, a Region 1 DVD to a DVD from another region.
I have also checked that this change to Region 0 remains, even after the player has been completely disconnected from the mains supply.
Except for step 6 below, you don't have to look at the screen, so just concentrate on getting the key-strokes right (don't be distracted by what's on the screen - OK?)
1 Power "ON"
2 Drawer "OPEN", by pressing EJECT button
3 Press SETUP button
4 Press LEFT-POINTING ARROW KEY once
5 Press 1 then 3 then 7 then 9
6 Press DOWN-POINTING ARROW KEY repeatedly until the number on the screen is 0 (that's a ZERO)
7 Press PLAY button (the central oval button)
8 Press SETUP
The player will now play ANY DVD from ANY Region.
Use the DVD Player and forget about the Disc's Region.
|Region code hack posted by Rod, March 13 2004:|
Just bought The Yamada 2600 from QVC outlet shop. Tried the remote control hack from Roy Marsh and works no problem
|Region code hack posted by stefan, March 31 2004:|
I got my player yesterday from Amazon.at - the Box indicated the player was build Feb. 2004 and the Versionsticker says 1.0.
I tried the 1379-Method but that didnt work for me.
So I mailed the Yamada-Support and got the answer, that newer players dont use the MT1379Chipset anymore, instead they use a Chipset from a company called Zoran.
If you got one of these newer players and your Setup-Menu is a blue OSD which looks quite "cheap" (no Pictures, just blue color) you propably got an Zoran chipset.
Anyways, you can still change the Region-Code with the following Procedure:
1. Press the OPEN/CLOSE Butten on the remote controll ONCE so that the tray opens.
2. Type in: 2812 - a menu showing your regioncode should come up
3. you can change the regioncode by pressing the play-button on the remote control - IMPORTANT: Region 9 means Codefree
4. when you're done, press the SETUP Button and the settings will be saved.
Worked for me without a glitch!!
Hope i did help, have fun with this player!
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