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DVDR80 wont play some DVDs after hack


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I hacked my region 2 DVDr80 to multiregion and all seemed to be going well. how ever my gf bought too dvds (region 2) yesterday and one worked but the other said it was the wrong region. On further investigation it seems to be a common trend, some DVDs work and others dont even though they are all store bought region 2 dvds.

Anyone have any ideas on why this would be and how i would fix it or is it time to just set it back to region 2?

I used the method below to hack it.

because the DVDR80 use the same hardware as DVDR75 the codes are the same:


switch on the machine with no disc

Set your remote to
"DVD player" instead of "DVD recorder",

Press PLAY 850

at this point - - - - - digits will appear on the DVD player, type in:

121 212 005 001 and press play (for RC1)
121 212 005 002 and press play (for RC2)
121 212 005 003 and press play (for RC3)
121 212 005 004 and press play (for RC4)
121 212 005 005 and press play (for RC5)

(Note: You can only change 25 times the code!)


to make it RC free you must send a RC6 command: RC6 4 850
at this point - - - - - digits will appear on the DVD player, type in:

121 212 005 255
now it's RC free


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I have managed to get it working now! :clap:

To get it to work succesfuly i followed the instructions above but entered the code using the one for all remote instead of the DVD recorders own remote.

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