E1 Region Free Firmware here. RCE Hack. 1) Turn on player 2) Open tray, put disc in tray but don´t close 3) Push T.search on remote 4) Push 1, 3, 9 and "Region number" (e.g. 1 for US discs) 5) Push T. search on remote. You will see TEST on your player 6) Press PLAY on the remote When player is turned off, this setting is cleared.