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Ultimate Geek
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Topic # 65269 1-Aug-2010 14:50 Send private message

Hey guys
Im looking at getting one of the following BLuray home theatres:

lg hb905sa

Panasonic SC-BT230GN-K

Is anyone aware of any region free hacks/codes to make them regionfree for DVDs?
Google in this occassion is not being my frind. lol

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 361046 1-Aug-2010 15:12 Send private message

Can be done free of charge at Next Electronics or any authorised panasonic repairer as long as it is new or still under warranty. I have my DVD-HDD recorder done, dropped off in the morning picked it up that after noon

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  Reply # 361069 1-Aug-2010 16:12 Send private message

The strange thing is.. they are sold Region unlocked but you can take them to the authorised repairer and have them hacked. I would have thought that de-regioning them would be illegal in NZ Law?

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 361753 2-Aug-2010 17:31 Send private message

Email to panasonic resulted in them advising to take it to a authorised repairer and they would do it free of charge (as mentioned in a post above).

No response from LG so have purchased the panasonic unit instead.

Thanks for the assist chaps.

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