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Postby Sabrblade » Sun Nov 09, 2008 12:55 pm

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Now with all this talk about hacking DVD players, what about Blu-Ray players? Are they region free, or do they need to be hacked too?

Since Blu-Ray is starting to become as popular as DVD, we could be looking at the replacement for DVDs.
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Re: Let's talk about how easy it is play DVDs from anywhere in the world

Postby Nightscreech » Sat Jul 25, 2009 10:21 am

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If you don't want to buy a new dvd player go to http://www.dvdhacks.co.uk/ and check to see if they have a hack for the player you already have. They cover most brands and models.

The also have a list of BluRay players as well
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Postby Seibertron » Mon Feb 01, 2010 11:13 pm

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lightsyder wrote:so, if your dvd player is region free (either by hack or design) do you need anything for the dvd's to look right on your tv? I've never tried this but I have heard that foreign dvds and tapes don't look right on american tvs. just wondering before I go out and get a player and the uk sets...


It doesn't matter if the DVD is NTSC or PAL ... it will work fine on your TV as long as the player is region free.
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Re: Let's talk about how easy it is play DVDs from anywhere in the world

Postby Vectorsigma100 » Mon May 17, 2010 5:04 pm

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Well it's nice to know that you can make your DVD player region free without having to spend extra money! :D I've been looking into buying the hilarious RTM 1 dubs for a while now and, once I get the money I'll be buying the DVD's and playing them on my DVD player!
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Re: Let's talk about how easy it is play DVDs from anywhere in the world

Postby Seibertron » Mon May 17, 2010 6:06 pm

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Vectorsigma100 wrote:Well it's nice to know that you can make your DVD player region free without having to spend extra money! :D I've been looking into buying the hilarious RTM 1 dubs for a while now and, once I get the money I'll be buying the DVD's and playing them on my DVD player!


What kind of player do you have?
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Re: Let's talk about how easy it is play DVDs from anywhere in the world

Postby Vectorsigma100 » Wed May 19, 2010 3:30 am

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Vectorsigma100 wrote:Well it's nice to know that you can make your DVD player region free without having to spend extra money! :D I've been looking into buying the hilarious RTM 1 dubs for a while now and, once I get the money I'll be buying the DVD's and playing them on my DVD player!


What kind of player do you have?


I've got a Magnavox DP100MW8B.
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Re: Let's talk about how easy it is play DVDs from anywhere in the world

Postby Seibertron » Wed May 19, 2010 10:04 am

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Vectorsigma100 wrote:
Seibertron wrote:
Vectorsigma100 wrote:Well it's nice to know that you can make your DVD player region free without having to spend extra money! :D I've been looking into buying the hilarious RTM 1 dubs for a while now and, once I get the money I'll be buying the DVD's and playing them on my DVD player!


What kind of player do you have?


I've got a Magnavox DP100MW8B.


Looks like yours might be a challange to hack.

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&safe ... =&gs_rfai=
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Re: Let's talk about how easy it is play DVDs from anywhere in the world

Postby angelababy » Wed Aug 18, 2010 11:31 pm

It works well, you guys save a bunch on purchasing, and shipping costs arent anywhere near as bad for dvd's.but i couldn't find them I'm thinking about buying them and trying your trick.
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Re: Let's talk about how easy it is play DVDs from anywhere in the world

Postby Aladar » Thu Aug 26, 2010 4:10 pm

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Does this apply for portable dvd players? if so how do you work it? :BOT:
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Re: Let's talk about how easy it is play DVDs from anywhere in the world

Postby angelababy » Thu Sep 02, 2010 12:59 am

It is the Chinese distribution but I have watched every episode perfectly on my Wal-Mart $25 Magnavox DVD player.
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Re: Let's talk about how easy it is play DVDs from anywhere in the world

Postby Robowang » Wed Sep 22, 2010 10:30 am

I have been waiting to watch my Masterforce and Victory DVDs for two years now, but I can't locate a code for any of my DVD players. Headmasters was printed as region 0, but the other two series were region 2 so I haven't seen them.
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Re: Let's talk about how easy it is play DVDs from anywhere in the world

Postby Sabrblade » Wed Sep 22, 2010 10:32 am

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Robowang wrote:I have been waiting to watch my Masterforce and Victory DVDs for two years now, but I can't locate a code for any of my DVD players. Headmasters was printed as region 0, but the other two series were region 2 so I haven't seen them.
Do you have a computer that can play DVDs? If yes, just watch them on that.
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Re: Let's talk about how easy it is play DVDs from anywhere in the world

Postby ComicBookBoo » Sun Oct 03, 2010 5:55 am

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Getting TF DVDs to work is a nightmare... a mate made me (cough ahem) the TFA and GalaxyForce seasons on DVD which play fine in my PS3 and little DVD player, but theres loads they dont work in....
However i have Region 1 TF Energon DVDs that SHOULD play in my multyregion player and of course they dont lol

you can imagine Galvatron finally finds the "Golden Disk" from Beastwars and it wont play in any of his players lol :lol:
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Re: Let's talk about how easy it is play DVDs from anywhere in the world

Postby Deathy-tigermegatron » Thu Nov 18, 2010 1:30 am

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Seibertron wrote: Australia's Region 4? Not a problem! UK's PAL format? Never worry about it again. UK's Region 2? Region what?!?! I've been enjoying DVDs from all over the world for the past 2 years. I own all of Metrodome's Headmaster, Masterforce, Victory and RiD sets, Metrodome's "Transformers Movie Reconstructed", as well as all of Madman's incredibly flawless Beast Wars sets, their very awesome G1 boxset and their version of the animated movie. For those of you who don't know, Metrodome is based out of the UK and Madman is based out of Australia.
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I don't need to hack any DVD player to play other countries DVD regions.

There is a extremly cheap DVD Brand called "COBY" that plays all DVD regions world wide. the Coby DVD player I buy is extremly small & has a pop up cover to inset the DVD in to play. I usually pay under $20 bucks for it. Walmarts & kmarts sell the Coby DVD players.

I went to amazonUK.com a few years ago & bought the metrodome complete japanese G-1 series & UK Rid series for like 75% off. All these dvd's played in my Cheap portable 6 inch by 6 inch dvd player.

ALSO I noticed my e-machines computer from walmart DVD player has no problem playing all the international DVD's. without the need to hack the dvd player on my computer.
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Re: Let's talk about how easy it is play DVDs from anywhere in the world

Postby sudelaya » Sat Mar 05, 2011 10:33 am

I ended up buying the europe region player but never used it yet, lol
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Re: Let's talk about how easy it is play DVDs from anywhere in the world

Postby tkjaer21 » Thu Apr 07, 2011 2:15 pm

Thanks for the info.
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Postby dinogeist » Fri May 20, 2011 10:43 pm

tigertracks 24 wrote:I have a Cyberhome DVD player. It works well, but I have not considered making it region free. Perhaps...


I usually buy those cheaply priced smaller $20 Dolby DVD players. these play all regions without the need to get hacked.

my Personal computer DVD player can play all regions of DVD.

I bought the UK Rid complete series & Complete japanese series from UK thru amazon.comuk. all these work & play on my dolby dvd player & computer dvd player.

BTW for those wondering I live in america.
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Re: Let's talk about how easy it is play DVDs from anywhere in the world

Postby kevinblevins » Tue Jan 17, 2012 12:30 am

I just got my Madman Headmaster DVDs and they play w/o a code in my Phillips DVP-3140. It also plays DivX which is very nice.
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Re: Let's talk about how easy it is play DVDs from anywhere in the world

Postby Stuartmaximus » Tue Jan 29, 2013 4:56 pm

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well as already covered! you can either

find a region unlock code for your machine online

get a region unlock remote from Ebay

buy a bootleg version of whatever TF series that you are after on Ebay(TF Prime, Animated)

or try to find a region 0/free official version DVD/Blu Ray on Ebay

or buy a fairly cheap priced multi-regional dvd player
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