Blossom Player™
DVD Player with Remote Control
OWNER’S MANUAL
BAR330
Barbie and associated trademarks and trade dress are owned by, and used under
license from, Mattel, Inc. ©2007 Mattel, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Welcome...…
Warning
Emerson Radio Corp. has produced this audio/video product
under license from Mattel. We have taken great care to
make sure your unit was in perfect working order when it left
our factory.
To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose
the unit to rain or moisture.
To avoid electrical shock, do not open the
cabinet.
Refer servicing to qualified service personnel
only.
Thank you for purchasing this Compact Audio/Video System.
This state of the art system includes everything you need
to experience digital video and audio in the comfort of
your own living room. The only thing you need to add is
your own TV. We have designed this system to be easy
to set up, and even easier to use. But please, review this
manual before you operate your system. Have it handy
while you are setting the system up. Keep it available for
future reference in the unlikely event that you encounter
any unexpected problems. The manual begins with a
description of the important controls on the main unit and
the remote. It then explains how to connect your TV, and
how to operate the DVD/CD player. If you follow the
instructions carefully you can have the system up and
operating in less than an hour.
All of the optional system settings have been preset at our
factory for correct operation of the system in North America.
All you have to do is insert a disk, sit back, and enjoy a great
audio/video experience.
Eventually you may want to change some of the optional
settings. A description of all the optional settings, and
instructions for changing them, is found in the second half of
the manual.
This system was designed to provide you with many
years of reliable operation with a minimum of care and
maintenance. Every component in your system was in
perfect working condition when it left our factory. If you
experience any problems with the set up or operation of
this system please review the Trouble Shooting Guide at the
end of this manual before you contact your dealer or the
Emerson Customer Service Department.
The AC cord must only be changed at qualified
service facility.
• This appliance is classified as a CLASS 1 LASER product.
• The CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT MARKING is located on
the rear panel.
• This product contains a low power laser device. To ensure
continued safety, do not remove any cover or attempt
to again access to the inside of the product. Refer all
servicing to qualified personnel only.
This product incorporates copyright protection technology
that is protected by method claims of certain U.S. patents
and other intellectual property rights owned by Macrovision
Corporation and other rights owners. Use of this copyright
protection technology must be authorized by Macrovision
Corporation, and is intended for home and other limited
viewing uses only unless otherwise authorized by Macrovision
Corporation. Reverse engineering or disassembly is prohibited.
Apparatus Claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 4,631,603, 4,819,098,
4,907,093, 5,315,448 and 6,516,132 licensed for limited
viewing uses only.
Caution
Refer servicing to qualified service personnel only.
The rating label and caution marking are located at the rear
panel of the unit.
This symbol is intended to alert the user of the
presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage”
within the product enclosure that may be of
sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric
shock to persons.
This symbol is intended to alert the user to the
presence of important operating and maintenance
(servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the applicance.
The symbol for class II (Double insulation)
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Before using the unit, be sure to read all operating instructions carefully. Please note that these are general precautions and
may not pertain to your unit. For example, this unit may not have the capability to be connected to an outdoor antenna.
1.
READ INSTRUCTIONS
All the safety and operating instructions should be read before the product is operated.
2.
RETAIN INSTRUCTIONS
The safety and operating instruction should be retained for future reference.
3.
HEED WARNINGS
All warning on the product and in the operating instructions should be adhered to.
4.
FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS
All operating and use instructions should be followed.
5.
CLEANING
Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners. Use a damp cloth for
cleaning.
6.
ATTACHMENTS
Do not use attachments not recommended by the product’s manufacturer as they may cause hazards.
7.
WATER AND MOISTURE
Do not use this product near water- for example, near a bathtub, washbowl, kitchen sink, or laundry tub, in a wet basement, or
near a swimming pool.
8.
ACCESSORIES
Do not place this product on an unstable cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table. The product may fall,
causing serious injury and serious damage to the product. Use only with a cart, stand, tripod,
bracket, or table recommended by the manufacturer or sold with the product. Any mounting of the
product should follow the manufacturer’s instructions, and should use a mounting accessory
recommended by the manufacturer.
8A. An appliance and cart combination should be moved with care. Quick stops, excessive force, and
uneven surface may cause the appliance and cart combination to overturn.
9.
VENTILATION
Slots and openings in the cabinet and in the back or bottom of the cabinet are provided for ventilation and to ensure reliable
operation of the product and to protect it from overheating. These openings must not be blocked or covered. The openings
should never be blocked by placing the product on a bed, sofa, rug, or other similar surface. This product should never be
placed near or over a radiator or heat source. This product should not be placed in a built-in installation such as a bookcase
or rack unless proper ventilation is provided or the manufacturer’s instructions have been adhered to.
10. POWER SOURCES
This product should be operated only from the type of power source indicated on the marking label. If you are not sure of the
type of power supply to your home, consult your appliance dealer or local power company. For products intended to operate
from battery power, or other sources, refer to the operating instruction.
11. GROUNDING OR POLARIZATION
This product is equipped with an alternating-current line plug (a plug having one blade wider than the other). This plug will
fit into the power outlet only one way. This is a safety feature. If you are unable to insert the plug fully into the outlet, try
reversing the plug. If the plug should still fail to fit, contact your electrician to replace your obsolete outlet.
Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized plug.
12. POWER-CORD PROTECTION
Power-supply cords should be routed so that they are not likely to be walked on or pinched by items placed upon or against
them, paying particular attention to cords at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the appliance.
13. LIGHTNING
To protect your product from a lightning storm, or when it is left unattended and unused for long periods of time, unplug it from
the wall outlet and disconnect the antenna or cable system. This will prevent damage to the product due to lightning and
power-line surges.
14. POWER LINES
An outside antenna system should not be located in the vicinity of overhead power lines or other electric light or power
circuits, or where it can fall into such powerlines or circuits. When installing an outside antenna system, extreme care should
be taken to keep from touching such power lines or circuits as contact with them might be fatal.
15. OVERLOADING
Do not overload wall outlets and extension cords as this can result in a risk of fire or electric shock.
16. OBJECT AND LIQUID ENTRY
Never push objects of any kind into this product through openings as they may touch dangerous voltage points or short out
parts that could result in fire or electric shock. Never spill or spray any type of liquid on the product.
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS (CONTINUED)
17. OUTDOOR ANTENNA GROUNDING
If an outside antenna is connected to the product, be sure the antenna system is grounded so as to provide some protection
against voltage surges and built-up static charges. Section 810 of the National Electric Code, ANSI/NFPA 70, provides
information with respect to proper grounding of the mast and supporting structure, grounding of the lead-in wire to an antenna
discharge product, size of grounding conductors, location of antenna discharge product, connection to grounding electrodes,
and requirements for grounding electrode.
18. SERVICING
Do not attempt to service this product yourself as opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltage or other
hazards. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.
19. REPLACEMENT PARTS
When replacement parts are required, be sure the service technician uses replacement parts specified by the manufacturer
or those that have the same characteristics as the original part. Unauthorized substitution may result in fire, electric shock or
other hazards.
20. SAFETY CHECK
Upon completion of any service or repairs to this product, ask the service technician to perform safety checks to determine
that the product is in proper operating condition.
21. WALL OR CEILING MOUNTING
The product should be mounted to a wall or ceiling only as recommended by the manufacturer.
22. DAMAGE REQUIRING SERVICE
Unplug the product from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified service personnel under the following conditions:
a. When the power-supply cord or plug is damaged.
b. If liquid has been spilled, or objects have fallen into the product.
c. If the product has been exposed to rain or water.
d. If the product does not operate normally by following the operating instructions. Adjust only those controls that are covered
by the operating instructions, as an adjustment of other controls may result on damage and will often require extensive
work by a qualified technician to restore the product to its normal operation.
e. If the product has been dropped or the cabinet has been damaged.
f. When the product exhibits a distinct change in performance - this indicates a need for service.
23. HEAT
The product should be situated away from heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other products (including
amplifiers) that produce heat.
24. NOTE TO CATV SYSTEM INSTALLER
This reminder is provided to call the CATV system installer’s attention to Article 820-40 of NEC that provides guidelines for
proper grounding and, in particular, specifies that the cable ground shall be connected to the grounding system of the
building, as close to the point of cable entry as practical.
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS (CONTINUED)
Any use of the controls or an adjustment to the procedures other than those specified herein may result in hazardous radiation.
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). THERE ARE NO USER-SERVICEABLE
PARTS INSIDE. PLEASE REFER ANY SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
WARNING: Changes or modifications to this unit not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the
user's authority to operate the equipment.
FCC NOTICE:
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC
Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.
This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the
instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful
interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is
encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
FCC CAUTION:
To assure continued compliance, follow the attached installation instructions and use only shielded cables when connecting to
other devices. Also, any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the
user’s authority to operate the equipment.
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Table of Contents
Warnings and Cautions
Convenient Functions
Welcome .........................................................................1
UL Safety Instructions .................................................1-3
FCC Notice .......................................................................4
FCC Caution .....................................................................4
Changing Audio Soundtrack Language ...............................17
Viewing from another Angle ..............................................17
Clearing & Displaying of Subtitles ......................................17
Changing Subtitle Language .............................................18
Selection of Titles ............................................................18
Using a DVD Menu ..........................................................18
Audio CD Playback ..........................................................18
Basic Play ......................................................................18
When the unit is not in use ................................................18
Basic System Information
Index ...............................................................................5
Location of Controls & Indicators .........................................6
Back Panel .......................................................................7
Remote Control .................................................................8
Important Safeguards and Precautions ................................9
Features of This System ...................................................10
Important Information Regarding This Manual ......................10
High Quality Digital Audio .................................................10
Compatible with a wide range of DVD Digital Audio Output
Formats .........................................................................10
Locale Management Information .......................................10
Types of Discs That Can be Played on This System ..............11
Notes on Discs ................................................................12
Installations and Connections
Unpacking ......................................................................13
Battery installation (Remote Control) .................................13
Protect Your Furniture .....................................................13
TV and Optional Component Connections ..........................14
Connecting the AC power Cord ..........................................14
Setting and Adjustments
TV Display ......................................................................19
TV Type ..........................................................................19
Angle Mark .....................................................................19
On Screen Display Language ...........................................20
Captions .........................................................................20
Screen Saver ..................................................................20
Downmix ........................................................................20
Dynamic .........................................................................21
Audio .............................................................................21
Subtitle ...........................................................................21
Disc Menu ......................................................................21
Other Functions
Zoom ..............................................................................22
Common Procedure .........................................................22
Key Lock .........................................................................22
DVD Playback
Basic Play ......................................................................15
Skipping Chapters or Tracks .............................................15
Slow-motion Play by Remote Control Only .........................15
Selecting Scenes by Chapter Number ...............................16
Selecting a Start Point using the Title Time Code .................16
Selecting a Start Point using the Chapter Time Code............16
Repeat Playback (CD) .....................................................16
Repeat Playback (DVD) ...................................................16
Repeat sections between two specific points (Repeat/
A-B) ...............................................................................17
CD-R/RW Playback ........................................................17
Picture CD Operation .......................................................17
Additional Information
Troubleshooting ...........................................................23
Contact Customer Service ................................................24
Warranty .........................................................................25
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LOCATION OF CONTROLS AND INDICATORS
FRONT PANEL
10
9
8
7
6
5
1
1.) Disc Compartment Door.
2.)
3.)
4.)
5.)
2
3
4
6.)
PAUSE Button.
Press to pause playback.
STOP Button.
Press to stop playback.
7.)
Remote Sensor.
Receives the commands from the remote control.
PLAY Button.
Press to begin playback.
8.)
Standby Button.
Turns the system 'On/Off'.
SKIP Reverse Button.
Skip to previous chapter/track.
SKIP Forward Button.
Skip to next chapter/track.
9.) STANDBY LED Indicator.
Lights up at standby mode.
10.) Disc door open tab
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BACK PANEL
1
2
3
4
1.) AUDIO Out L/R Jacks.
2.) VIDEO Out Jack.
3.) COAXIAL Digital Out Jack.
4.) AC Power Cord.
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REMOTE CONTROL
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21
2
20
3
19
18
4
17
16
5
15
14
6
7
8
13
9
12
10
11
1.) CLEAR Button.
12.) DVD MENU/PBC Button.
2.)
13.) SETUP Button.
POWER Button.
3.) Numerical 0 – 9 Buttons.
14.) ENTER /PLAY
4.)
15.) ZOOM Button.
5.)
KEY LOCK Button.
REV. Button.
6.) ANGLE Button.
7.)
8)
/
/
/
Navigation/Skip Buttons.
16.)
FWD. Button.
17.)
STOP Button.
18.) REPEAT/A-B Button.
19.)
SEARCH Button.
Button.
PAUSE/STEP Button.
9.) SUBTITLE Button.
20.) MUTE Button.
10.) TITLE/RETURN Button.
21.) DISPLAY Button.
11.) AUDIO Button.
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Important Safeguards and Precautions
Power Cord Protection
On Adjusting Volume
To avoid any malfunctions of the unit, and to protect against
electric shock, fire or personal injury, please observe the
following:
• Hold the plug firmly when connecting or disconnecting the
AC power cord.
Do not turn up the volume while listening to a portion with
very low level inputs or no audio signals. If you do, the
speakers may be damaged when a peak level portion is
played.
• Keep the AC power cord away from heating appliances.
• Never put any heavy object on the AC power cord.
• Do not attempt to repair or reconstruct the AC power cord in
any way.
Location and Handling
• Air vents are provided in the cabinet to prevent excessive
temperatures inside the unit. Do not place this unit in closed
spaces, cover it, or otherwise block the vents.
• Do not place this unit in direct sunlight, or near heat sources.
• Keep this unit away from strong magnetic objects.
• Do not insert or drop anything into this unit through the air
vents as this could cause serious damage possibly resulting
in fire.
• Do not place any object containing water or other liquids on
this unit. In the event that liquid should enter the cabinet,
unplug this unit immediately and contact the retailer or
service center immediately.
• Do not remove the cabinet. Touching parts inside the cabinet
could result in electric shock and / or damage to the unit.
• Do not use the unit in a car. The operation can not
guaranteed.
If There is Noise Interference on the TV While a
Broadcast is Being Received
Depending on the reception condition of the TV, interference
may appear on the TV monitor while you watch a TV
broadcast and the unit is left on. This is not a malfunction of
the unit or the TV. To watch a TV broadcast, turn off the unit.
Service
• Do not attempt to service the unit yourself.
• Please call 1-800-898-9020 for the name of the nearest
service center.
Copyright
Audio-visual material may consist of copyrighted works which
must not be recorded without the authority of the owner of
the copyright. Please refer to relevant laws covering copyright
protection.
Copy protection
This DVD player supports Macrovision copy protection.
On DVD discs that include a copy protection code, if the
contents of the DVD disc are copied using a VCR, the copy
protection code prevents the videotape copy from playing
normally.
Recommended measures for Optimum Performance
Non-Use Periods
• When the unit is not being used, turn the unit off.
• When left unused for a long period of time, the unit should
be unplugged from the household AC outlet.
No Fingers or Other Objects Inside
Do not put any foreign object on the disc tray.
Stacking
Place the unit in a horizontal position, and do not place anything
heavy on it.
Condensation
Moisture may form on the pickup lens in the following conditions:
• Immediately after a heater has been turned on.
• In a steamy or very humid room.
This unit is a precision device that is constructed using
extremely accurate technology. Soiling or friction affecting
the pickup lens or disc drive can impair the image quality.
In the worst case, neither video nor audio will be played back.
To obtain optimum picture quality, the player should be
checked (cleaning and replacement of some parts) every
1,000 hours. Note that this period varies depending on the
environment (temperature, humidity, dust, etc..) in which the
player is used.
Do not attempt to clean the pickup lens yourself.
Notes:
• Periodically inspect for damage, if damaged properly repair
the DVD player before use.
• Adult supervision recommended.
• When the unit is suddenly moved from a cold environment to
a warm one.
If moisture forms inside this unit, it may not operate properly.
In this case, turn on the power and wait about one hour for the
moisture to evaporate.
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Features of This System
• DVD player with Dolby Digital* Audio output.
• Compatible with DVD, CD-R/RW, KODAK PHOTO CDs and CD discs.
• DVD navigation functions.
• On screen display menu.
• Full function remote control.
* Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. “Dolby”, “AC-3”, “Pro Logic” and the double-D symbol are trademarks of
Dolby Laboratories. Confidential Unpublished Works. ©1992-1997 Dolby Laboratories, Inc. All rights reserved.
Important Information Regarding This Manual
• The types of functions and operations that can be used for a particular disc vary depending on the features of that
disc. In some cases, these functions and operations may differ from the descriptions given in this Operations
Manual. In this event, follow the instructions given on the screen. This Operations Manual only covers basic disc
operations.
• For some operations, the "
" icon may appear on the screen. This indicates that the operation described in this Operations
Manual is not available on the disc in the player.
• The drawings about the TV screen used in this Operations Manual are purely for the purposes of explanation. The actual
displays may differ slightly from what are shown here.
High Quality Digital Audio
• With the linear PCM sound of 48 kHz /16 bit through 96 kHz / 20 bit, audio quality exceeding that of audio CDs is possible.
Compatible with a wide range of DVD Digital Audio Output Formats
DVDs are recorded in one of four types of digital audio formats (as of October 1998). The digital audio output jack of this player
can output Dolby Digital*, MPEG, and linear PCM digital bitstreams.
Locale Management Information:
This DVD player is designed and manufactured to respond to the Locale Management Information that is recorded on a DVD disc.
If the Locale number described on the DVD disc does not correspond to the Locale number of this DVD player, this DVD player
cannot play that disc.
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TYPES of DISCS That Can be Played on This System
This player can playback discs bearing any of the following marks:
VIDEO
Audio CDs
12 cm disc / 8 cm disc
Support CD, CD-R/RW
KODAK PHOTO CD
DVDs
12 cm disc / 8 cm disc
Icons used on DVD discs
Note-1
• DVD players and discs are designed with region numbers
which dictate the regions in which a disc can be played. If
the region number on the disc you want to play does not
match the region number in your DVD player, you will
not be able to play the disc. If you try to play the DVD, the
message “WRONG REGION” will appear on the screen
display.
The region number for this DVD player is
.
The region code of this player is printed on the rear of the unit.
Note-2
• The specific playback functionality for some DVD and
video CD discs is determined by the disc manufacturer.
Because this DVD player plays disc data in accordance
with the disc manufacturer’s guidelines, some functions
may not be available on some discs. Be sure to read the
instructions provided with the disc.
Sample Icons:
Glossary of Disc Terms
• Title (DVD)
The longest sections of picture or a music piece on a DVD,
a movie, etc., for a picture piece on a video disc; or an
album, etc., for a music piece on an audio disc. Each title
is assigned a title number enabling you to locate the title
you want.
• Chapter (DVD)
Sections of a picture or a music piece that are smaller
than titles. A title is composed of several chapters. Each
chapter is assigned a chapter number enabling you to
locate the chapter you want. Some discs may not contain
chapters.
The “Prohibited” statement displayed during DVD player
operation indicates that such manufacturer imposed
restrictions apply.
Note-3
• The audio on a DVD disc recorded in MPEG version 2.0
format may not play properly on some discs, only the
image will appear in this case.
Discs that Cannot be Played
• You cannot play CD-G, CD-EXTRA, CD-ROM and DVD-ROM
discs.
• You cannot play illegally produced discs.
• You cannot play scratched discs.
• You cannot play discs that are dusty, soiled or marked with
fingerprints.
• Track (Audio CD)
Sections of a music piece on an audio CD. Each track is
assigned a track number enabling you to locate the track
you want.
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Notes on Discs
Disc handling precautions
• To keep the disc clean, handle the disc by its edge. Do not touch the surface.
• Do not stick paper or tape on the disc.
If there is glue (or a similar substance) on the disc, remove the glue completely before using the disc.
• Do not expose the disc to direct sunlight or sources such as hot air ducts, or leave it in a car parked indirect sunlight as there
can be considerable rise in temperature inside the car.
• After playing, store the disc in its case.
• Do not write on the label side with a ball-point pen or other writing utensils.
• Be careful not to drop or bend the disc.
Disc cleaning precautions
• Before playing, clean the disc with a cleaning cloth. Wipe the disc from the center out.
• Do not use solvents such as benzine, thinner, commercially available cleaners or anti-static spray intended for vinyl LPs.
Disc installing precautions
• Do not install more than 1 disc on disc tray.
• Do not place the disc on the tray up-side down.
• Do not try to close the disc tray when the disc is not installed and centered properly.
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