1. Join Now

    AVForums.com uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

How do I unlock my DVD Player

Discussion in 'Blu-ray & DVD Players & Recorders' started by Galaxyblue, Dec 30, 2003.

  1. Galaxyblue

    Galaxyblue
    Standard Member

    Joined:
    Dec 30, 2003
    Messages:
    46
    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    8
    Location:
    Essex
    Ratings:
    +1
    So it becomes region free?

    Thanks in advance

    GB xxx :confused:
     
  2. LV426

    LV426
    Administrator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2000
    Messages:
    12,754
    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    166
    Location:
    Somewhere in South Yorkshire
    Ratings:
    +4,908
    It depends on what type it is.

    Some makes allow you to press a sequence of remote control keys.

    Some require modification which you can't do yourself (at least, not without some help).

    The website www.dvdrhelp.com offers some hacks for those that are hackable.

    The trader www.dvdchips.co.uk may be able to offer help if it is not hackable by you.
     
  3. Galaxyblue

    Galaxyblue
    Standard Member

    Joined:
    Dec 30, 2003
    Messages:
    46
    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    8
    Location:
    Essex
    Ratings:
    +1
    Hi Nigel, and thanks for replying. It is a Mustek and I got it from www.autdirect.co.uk it came with surround sound etc.

    It has been unlocked before, my mum did it, but I suppose when we disconnected it to move rooms it lost the code.

    She said she just typed a code into the remote control but she can't remember.

    This posts makes me sound really young - 'My Mum' LOL - I'm 26!!!!
     
  4. tonyb

    tonyb
    Standard Member

    Joined:
    May 14, 2003
    Messages:
    96
    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    6
    Location:
    Kent
    Ratings:
    +0
    Hi galaxyblue,

    Here's a link to a number of hacks for mustek players link

    Hopefully your model will be listed there. If you can't find anything, just try a search in google or something along the lines of 'mustek zzz dvd hacks'. Just replace zzz with the model number of your player.

    Tony
     
  5. Galaxyblue

    Galaxyblue
    Standard Member

    Joined:
    Dec 30, 2003
    Messages:
    46
    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    8
    Location:
    Essex
    Ratings:
    +1
    Thanks Tonyb - you are a sweetheart

    GB xxx
     
  6. Galaxyblue

    Galaxyblue
    Standard Member

    Joined:
    Dec 30, 2003
    Messages:
    46
    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    8
    Location:
    Essex
    Ratings:
    +1
    Ok, Have had a look at that site, and my player isn't on there.

    It is a V561 5C any advice gratefully received

    Thanks xxx
     
  7. Solar

    Solar
    Member

    Joined:
    Dec 2, 2003
    Messages:
    2,539
    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    106
    Location:
    Earth
    Ratings:
    +477
    hopefully this should work

    works only with empty tray
    press setup on remote
    now press on panel fast:
    next
    prev
    next
    prev
    now you can see the version number
    make your choice: ver.255 for codefree
    and at last setup on remote

    give that a try, if not ill look for some more
     

Share This Page

Loading...