112D *thoroughly* confused

vbimport

#1

Hi there,
I’ve been searching a couple of forums for the past week about unlocking this drive so I can watch some of my Region 1 DVDs (it’s currently set to Region 2) but I could not be more confused… has anyone got any thorough instructions I can follow in order to unlock this drive?

OS: Windows Vista Ultimate x64

DISCINFO VERSION   : 1.5.5.9
VENDOR             : PIONEER 
MODEL              : DVD-RW  DVR-112D
REVISION           : 1.21
VENDOR SPECIFIC    :  07/04/19  PIONEER  
LOADING MECHANISM  : Tray
SERIAL NUMBER      : GFDP966344WL
NUMBER VOL. LEVELS : 256
BUFFER SIZE        : 2000KB
INTERFACE          : ATAPI
RPC2 SCHEME        : YES
STATUS             : Set
USER CHANGES       : 4
VENDOR CHANGES     : 4
CURRENT REGION     : 2
ANALOG AUDIO PLAY  : YES
COMPOSITE OUTPUT   : NO
DIGITAL PORT-PORT1 : NO
DIGITAL PORT-PORT2 : NO
READ UPC CODE      : YES
MULTISESSION READ  : YES
MODE 2 FORM 1      : YES
MODE 2 FORM 2      : YES
READ ISRC CODE     : YES
READ BAD CODE      : NO
BUFFER UNDER-RUN   : YES
MT. RAINIER        : NO
CAN READ CDR       : YES
CAN READ CDRW      : YES
CAN READ CDRM2     : YES
CAN WRITE CDR      : YES
CAN WRITE CDRW     : YES
CAN TEST WRITE     : YES
CAN READ DVD-ROM   : YES
CAN READ DVD-R     : YES
CAN READ DVD-RW    : YES
CAN READ DVD-RAM   : YES
CAN READ DVD+R     : YES
CAN READ DVD+RW    : YES
CAN WRITE DVD-R    : YES
CAN WRITE DVD-RW   : YES
CAN WRITE DVD-RAM  : NO
CAN WRITE DVD+R    : YES
CAN WRITE DVD+RW   : YES
MAX CDR READ SPEED : 63
MAX CDR WRITE SPEED: 63

I have absolutely no idea how to continue though so any and all help will be greatly appreciated!
Thanks in advance!


#2

This tool might help: http://club.cdfreaks.com/f87/mediacodespeededit-support-pioneer-dvd-writers-153213/

Be sure to read the directions [the RPC1 patch is covered], and if you run into a problem, just search that thread [there’s a good chance someone has encountered the same problem before]. If you still can’t figure it out, ask us & someone should be able to help. :slight_smile:


#3

Aha! That was exactly what I’ve been looking for. Thank you very much indeed! Drive now flashed and region free :smiley:
Thank you!