disabling macrovision

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  1. puc

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    I've recently bought a Tosh sd110e from Richer sounds (£99 -great value). It came labelled as "multiregion" so i guess it'll play any region disk.

    However, it still has macrovision enabled. I was trying to make a backup copy of a disk in order to establish this without success. I even tried a JVC video enhancement unit but this gave me a poor image on the monitor and only sound on the recorded tape.

    I dont want to further modify my player so can anyone advise on a good method to bypass macrovision, purely for backup purposes?
     
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    Do they work?
     
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    Are there any products that do it for component output?
     
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    You should be aware that you won't be able to "back up" to tape any DVD that is in the NTSC format - eg R1 and Japanese R2 items without a standards converter or a multistandard VCR. The signal produced by your player, when playing an NTSC disc, is incompatible with all regular VCRs.

    The usual symtoms of trying to record a PAL (eg R2, R4) item with macrovision ON is a picture which fluctuates hugely in brightness, varying from normal/watchable to extremely dark and possibly unstable. "No picture" is not the usual consequence of macrovision.
     

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