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Topic # 7344 7-Apr-2006 15:41
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Hi I was wondering if anyone knew of any recurring problems with Panasonic DVD/VHS players losing their regionalized settings.  The DVD/VHS player seems to have suddenly stopped recognizing Region 4 DVDs and will also not recognize older Region 1 DVDs that were working in this system only last week.

The Panasonic website seems to direct you back to the retailer and the retailer (Hill & Stewart) haven't returning phonecalls.  Any help would be appreciated.


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Reply # 32510 7-Apr-2006 15:58
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Not recognising more than one disc could be a laser problem? And how old is the product? If it's under warranty then there could be no space left for the retailer "not to return the phone calls"...







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  Reply # 32543 7-Apr-2006 23:46
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Is it possible they are enforcing the regioning (ie, is not multi-region) and you have exceeded the 5 changes allowed? Swapping back and forth between region 1 and region 4 discs is a classic way to encounter this.

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