KeyMaster Uploader

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  1. Kvit Lim

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    I have the Pioneer DV-525 player and was looking around for a regionless hack when I discovered this device, KeyMaster Uploader @ http://www.codefree.dk
    It's sooo easy to do this, no soldering or opening of any covers. Heres the PDF manual of the painless procedure:
    http://www.codefree.dk/manuals/i98upluk.pdf
    *Pardon my post if this device has been discussed before
    but I had to bring it up because of its simple-to-use nature
    and because the search feature is down [​IMG]*
    Now the catch is these people at http://www.codefree.dk
    are only offering it to dealers, or offered to people who purchase 10 of the Do-it-yourself KeyMaster kits that require soldering. I emailed them about why they would do such a thing? I can see that they make quite a bit of $$$ by doing so, but it still puzzles me for them to sell
    2 kits: one that is a no-brainer, and the other that is a major hassle for those who are electrically-challenged
    Can anyone shed some more light on this? I'd appreciate it.
    Thanks.
    Kvit
     
  2. Jeff Kleist

    Jeff Kleist Executive Producer

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    It looks to me like it just accesses the port from which flash upgrades are done, and flashes it's own code over the original BIOS. I might pick one up myself, to free my DV-414 from tyranny
     
  3. Kvit Lim

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    yea, very easy like i said, but

    its from Europe and those guys like to keep it under wraps.

    If anyone knows of a US dealer, please let us know.
     
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  5. Kvit Lim

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    This is truly like an annoying itch that I cannot scratch...
    Case in point http://www.techtronics.com/uk/shop/510-e-mod.html
    the E mod, another external modification device for Pioneer players. Once again, no opening of covers needed, no soldering of course, only a card to be applied to the player
    and here's exactly the sentiment that I share right now, put best by one of the comments to Techtronics:
     
  6. Jeff Kleist

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    Well, theoretically these devices are illegal in the US under the DMCA, as they alter the copy protection schemes
    I have yet to hear of anyone being busted for possession of modchips, and I doubt anyone will.
    they should ship to the US [​IMG]
     
  7. Kvit Lim

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    Jeff,
    Yea, thats what I figured too. [​IMG]
    Thanks for the reply.
    Kvit
     

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