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Ultimate Geek
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Topic # 185168 12-Nov-2015 13:25
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Hi Zoners,
has anybody purchased a DVD player lately and found that was multi-zone out of the box?

I bought a Panasonic 6-9 months ago and despite the interweb saying you could multi-zone it, the procedure didn't work for me.

Thanks a mill,
Chris

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  Reply # 1426920 12-Nov-2015 14:10
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I believe you can take it to a Panasonic repair shop and get it made multi-zoned for free - see http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=34&topicid=29598. I've heard that Panasonic harddrive recorders/DVD players can be made multi-zoned by sending it a sequence of codes via InfraRed using an old Palm device or similar.




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  Reply # 1427098 12-Nov-2015 18:32
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Yup - grab your receipt and head down to your local Panasonic service agent. As it's under 12 months old, they will multi-zone it for no extra charge.
If you don't know who your local repair agent is, call the place you bought it from and they'll tell you.

 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 1427691 13-Nov-2015 17:22
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Thanks gents, I will give that a go.



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  Reply # 1431060 19-Nov-2015 12:01
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nice one, the good folks at advanced tv repair in newlands multi zoned it same day. am now a happy bunny.

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