It's easy to disable the macrovision on the particular player. No need to flash the firmware with a DVG3000N or DVG5000N !!! Macrovision off hack: 1. Start playing disc - macrovision is enabled. 2. When the film starts press v-mode on the remote control changing from video - rgb - yuv and back to video! 3. Macrovision is off, unless you press stop or go back to the menu or in the setup! Thats really easy. You can even skip back to the first track press pause disable macrovision and start recording.