USER MANUAL
ACT501 W
Coach DVD/SVCD/VCD/CD/MP3 Player
with USB Input
BEFORE YOU BEGIN
PRECAUTIONS:
CAUTION:
USE OF CONTROLS OR ADJUSTMENT OR PERFORMANCE OF PROCEDURES OTHER
THAN THOSE SPECIFIED HEREIN MAY RESULT IN HAZARDOUS RADIATION
EXPOSURE.
THE USE OF OPTICAL INSTRUMENTS WITH THIS PRODUCT WILL INCREASE EYE
HAZARD.
• Keep this manual handy as a reference for operating procedures and precautions.
• Always keep the volume low enough so you can hear sounds outside of the car.
• Protect this product from moisture.
• If the battery is disconnected or discharged, the preset memory will be erased and must be
reprogrammed.
FEATURES:
DVD video playback
It is possible to play back DVD video, DVD+-R, DVD+-RW and DVD+-DL.
Video CDs featuring PBC compatibility
It is possible to play back Video CDs featuring PBC (playback control).
CD playback
Music CD/CD-R/CD-RW playback is possible.
MP3 file playback
It is possible to play back MP3 files recorded on CD-ROM/CD-R/CD-RW.
PAL/NTSC compatibility
This unit is PAL/NTSC system compatible. When connecting other components to this unit, be
sure components are compatible with the same video system or else images will not be correctly
reproduced.
Multi-aspect
Switching between wide screen, letter box and pan scan display is possible.
Multi-audio
You can switch between multiple audio systems recorded on a DVD as desired.
Multi-subtitle
You can switch between multiple subtitle languages recorded on a DVD as desired.
Multi-angle
You can switch between multiple viewing angles of a scene recorded on a DVD as desired.
When an operation is prohibited
When you are watching a DVD and attempt to perform an operation, it may not be performed by
the programming on the disc. When this happens, this unit indicates on the screen.
INSTALLATION
PRECAUTIONS
• Choose the mounting location carefully so that the unit will not interfere with the normal
driving functions of the driver.
• Avoid installing the unit where it would be subject to high temperatures, such as from
direct sunlight or hot air from the heater, or where it would be subject to dust, dirt or
excessive vibration.
• Use only the supplied mounting hardware for a safe and secure installation.
NOTE : Inclination angle for car radio installation must not exceed 30˚ otherwise the front
panel will not open
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NOTE: Keep the release key in the safe place as you may need it in future to remove the
unit from the vehicle.
RCA Connector
AUDIO/ VIDEO INPUT (GRAY)
AUDIO/ VIDEO OUTPUT (BLACK)
AV IN Gray AV 1. CAN-L(Brown)
2. CAN-R120(Black)
1
5
3. CAN-H(Pink)
5. Ground(Black)
6. Battery12-24Vdc(Yellow)
7. ACC(Red)
8. TEL-Mute(Orange)
Ground Black 6 Battery12 24Vdc Yellow 7 ACC Red 8 TEL Mute Orange 5
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8
3
Remote Jack
CAN !
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CAN R120 NOTE: ACC (Red) must be connected by car ignition key in order to avoid that car battery
becomes weak when the car will be not used for long period.
Maintenance
FUSE REPLACEMENT
If the fuse blows, check the power connection and replace the fuse. If the fuse blows again after the
replacement, there may be an internal malfunction. In this case, consult your nearest repairing center.
Warning
Use the specified amperage fuse for each lead. Use of a higher amperage fuse may cause serious
damage.
Locations of Parts (Main unit)
1 SRC
Se le ct a So u rce
2
3
Pla y th e Me d ia
Pa u se th e rep ro d u ctio n
4
5
Sto p th e re p ro d u ctio n
+
+
F a st re a rwa rd Pre vie w tra ck file
6
7
F a st a d va n ce Ne xt tra ck file
Se le ct L o we r dire cto ry
+
DIR
8
DIR
9 MODE
+
Se le ct u p pe r d ire cto ry
,
+
Se le ct th e p la y MODE re p e a t ra nd o m
+
10 DISP
11 Re mo te Se n so r
Ch a n g e th e in fo th a t d isp la ye d o n L CD Mon ito r
Re ceive s a lig h t sig n al fro m th e re mo te co n tro lle r
12 POW ER
13 L CD DISPL AY
Turn s th e p o we r on o ff Mu te
Disp la y info a bo u t th e cu rre nt sta te o f p la ye r a n d d isc
14 EJECT
15 RESET
Disc a re e je cte d fro m th is b utto n
Re set th e u n it b y h a rd wa re
16 USB PORT
In sert th e USB a n d p la y the file
1 AUX ICON
2 DISK ICON
3 USB ICON
4 ACTIA LOGO
5 DIGITAL ICON
6 MODE ICON
+/.
Indicate the selection of AUX source
Indicate the selection of DISK source
Indicate the selection of USB source
Running the icon circularly when reading the disc
Indicate information about operation
Indicate the selected MODE (repeat /random)
1
0
2
0
POW ER
Us e to tu rn on o ff th e DVD pla ye r
1
1
NT SC PAL
4
Use to ch oo se b roa d ca stin g me tho d s
on ly wh e n DVD p la yer is n ot o pe ra ting
0
3
5
SET UP
Use to va rio u s fun ctio n s a cco rd ing to
in d ivid ua l p refere n ce
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0
15
0 :<PBC
; =?>?@A=CBAD"BFEHGFI J EK;ML EKJON PRQSU\ TV=KGFWYXHN PZQV[\ T
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0
17
0
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0
Re ve rses th ro ug h th e d is c form
2 x to x2 0 fa st
F orwa rd s th ro u g h th e disc fo rm
2x to x2 0 fa st
EJ ECT
Use to ins ert or e je ct disc
0
5
SUB T IT L E
4
Use th is b u tto n to c ho o se su b title
o n ly whe n th e d isc s up p orts va riou s
la ng u ag e su b title
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5
0
20
0
NUM BER BUT TONS
Us e wh e n m a kin g a sele ctio n o n
me n u scre en s
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0
AUDIO ONLY
Us e th is b utto n to switch o ff th e Vid eo
on ly th e Aud io p la y
22
0
PROGRAM
Us e th is b utto n to ch o os e th e trac k yo u
wa n t to pla y
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0
24
0
ARROW AND ENT ER
Us e to m ove to th e de sire d me n u an d u se
ENT ER b utto n to ch o ose m e nu y ou wa nt
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0
Z OOM
Z oo ms in o n picture
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0
T IT L E
Disp lay s th e title s on the d isc un d er pla y
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4
0
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8
0
9
0
11
5
03A2 B
10
Rep e ats the se le cte d se g me n t
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13
0
4
Use and care of the remote control
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465
5
Mo ve s to th e pre vio us ch ap te r DVD or
trac k VCD CDDA M P3
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L ANG
Us e th is b utto n to ch o os e la n gu a g e
o nly wh e n th e disc su p po rts va rio u s
lan g ua g e so un d s
MENU
Sh o ws th e me n us o f the d isc un d er p la y
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7
7
5
465
M o ve s to th e ne xt ch ap te r DVD or
trac k VCD CDDA MP3
Stop d isc pla y
Beg in d isc p la y o r sto p fo r a wh ile
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8
SL O W
F o rwa rds th ro ug h th e d is c fro m 1 2 to 1 7
fa st
M ODE
Use tis b u tto n to ch o o se pla y mo de o r
re p ea t mo d e
SRC
Sele ct a so urc e
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7
7
5
AUX DISK USB
DISPL AY
Sh ows the in fo rma tio n a bo u t title
ch ap te r o f the d isc un d e r pla y
7
SAVE L OGO
Sa ve th e d yn am ic im ag e s a s s pla sh sc re e n
M UT E
Cu t off the so u n d
Installing the battery
Slide the tray out on the back of the remote control and insert the battery with the (+) and minus (-)
poles pointing in the proper direction.
• When use for the first time, pull out the film protruding the tray.
CAUTIONS
• Remove the battery if the remote control is not used for a month or
longer.
• Do not recharge, disassemble, heat or dispose the battery on fire.
• Do not store the battery with metallic materials.
• In the event of battery leakage, wipe the remote control completely clean and install a new
battery
• When disposing of used batteries, please comply with government regulations or environmental
public institution’ s rule that apply in your country/area.
• Always check carefully that you are loading the battery with plus (+) and minus (-) poles facing
the proper directions.
Using the remote control
Point the remote control in the direction of the front panel to operate.
IMPORTANT
• Do not store the remote control in high temperatures or direct sunlight.
• Do not let the remote control fall onto the floor, where it may become jammed under the brake
or accelerator pedal.
GENERAL OPERATIONS
Turning the unit ON/OFF/Mute (PWR)
• Head Unit: Press to turn on the unit. To turn off, long press this button again.
Remote Control: Press button to turn on the unit. To turn off, press this button again.
Mute Button
• Head Unit: Press the button to mute the sound at once. Press again to return to previous
volume level.
• Remote Control: Press MUTE button to mute the sound at once. Press again to return to
previous volume level.
Selecting a source (SRC)
• Head Unit: Press SRC repeatedly to switch between DISK, AUX IN, USB sources.
• Remote Control: Press SRC repeatedly.
Loading a Disc
Insert a disc into the disc loading slot
Ejecting a Disc ( )
Press the button to eject disc
Display (DISP)
When this key is pushed, it is showed different information according to the display mode as
follow.
CD PLAYER MODE
TIME OF TRACK –TIME TO FINISH TRACK--TIME OF TRACK—TIME TO FINISH DISC
MP3 PLAYER MODE
TIME OF FILE –TIME TO FINISH FILE
DVD PLAYER MODE
NAME OF TITLE, CHAPTER AND TIME –TIME TO FINISH CHAPTER—TIME TO FINISH
TITLE
• The information regarding the time of the movie or file has the following format:
HH:MM:SS.TCC or HH:MM:SS.FFF
Ex: 01:22:03.102
H=hours ; M=minutes ; S=seconds ; TCC= Title and chapter number ; FFF= file number
• For MP3 files and folders the information displayed can be:
FFF/TTT
Ex: 011/020 ;
FFF = folder number TTT= track number
NTSC /PAL System
Press NTSC /PAL button to switch between PAL, NTSC, AUTO system.
Reset
Reset button is placed on the left of front panel.
The reset button is to be activated for the following reason:
• Initial installation of the unit when all wiring is completed.
• All the function buttons do not operate.
• Error symbol on the display.
LISTENING TO CD/MP3
Basic operation of CD/MP3
1. To perform fast rearward or forward, press and hold or on the head unit or press or
on remote control. To resume normal playback at a desired point, just release holding or
on the head unit or press on remote control.
2. To skip back or forward to another track, press or .
3. To pause playback, press on head unit, press button again to resume or press to pause
on remote control. Press it again to resume.
4. To stop playback, press .
Note:
• When MP3 disc is inserted, all track file names will be displayed on the monitor screen with their
corresponding track number.
• You can use the ARROW and ENTER keypads on the remote control to access the file. To play
selected file, simply press ENTER.
Searching for particular track
During playback, you can simply press the corresponding track number using the number pad on
the remote control.
Note:
• To select 3, press 0, 3.
• To select 13, press 1, 3.
• To select 23, press 2, 3.
Repeat tracks
You can choose between repeat playback of a single track or all tracks.
1. Press MODE on the head unit or remote control during playback.
2. Every time you press this button, the unit switches to the following settings:
• Repeat ONE: LCD shows ]
^ – Repeat the current track.
• Repeat DIR: LCD shows ]
_ – Repeat all the tracks in the current directory.
• Off – Turn “Repeat Mode” off.
Random Playback
You can play the tracks in random/shuffle order instead of normal progression.
Press MODE on the head unit or remote control during playback. To turn off, press it again.
• Repeat ALL: LCD shows “ MODE RND ALL ”– Play randomly the files inside the current folder.
• Off – Turn “Random Mode” off.
Program Playback
You can set which tracks to play according to your desired sequence using the program function.
1. Press PROGRAM button on the remote control.
2. Enter the track number besides the memory location. Up to 16 tracks can be stored.
3. When all tracks have been programmed, select PLAY and press ENTER. Program playback
will start.
4. Press button to exit program playback.
LISTENING TO USB MUSIC
This unit supports playback of music files stored in a USB memory stick.
Plug the USB stick in the designated port. Press the SRC button to choose the USB mode then
playback starts.
PLAYING DVD VIDEO
Basic operation of DVD Video
1. Insert a DVD disc. Press the SRC button to choose the DISK mode then unit automatically
loads the disc. When the DVD offers a menu, the menu is displayed.
2. Use the remote control navigation buttons to choose desired features displayed on the menu.
Press ENTER to select.
3. To perform fast rearward or forward, press and hold or . Once in faster mode each time the
keys or are pressed and held the speed is increased. To resume normal playback at a
desired point, press on head unit or on remote control.
4. To skip back or forward to another chapter, press or .
5. To pause playback, press on head unit, press button again to resume or press to pause
on remote control. Press it again to resume.
6. To stop playback, press . When you stop DVD playback, that location on the disc is
memorized enabling playback from that point when you play the disc again. To resume
playback, press on head unit or on remote control
Specifying Title/Chapter
Press NUMBER corresponding to a desired title/chapter number during playback. The number is
displayed and playback starts from the selected title.
• To select 3, press0, 3.
• To select 13, press 1, 3.
• To select 23, press 2, 3.
Changing audio language during playback (Multi-audio)
DVDs can provide audio playback with different languages and different systems. With DVDs
featuring multi-audio recordings, you can switch between languages/audio systems during
playback.
To choose different audio, simply press LANG on remote control repeatedly.
Note:
• With some DVDs, switching between languages/audio systems may only be possible using a
menu display.
• You can also switch between languages/audio systems using SETUP MENU.
Changing the subtitle language during playback (Multi-subtitle)
With DVDs featuring multi-subtitle recordings, you can switch between subtitle languages during
playback.
Press SUB TITLE on the remote control during playback. Press repeatedly until the supported
desired subtitle appears.
Note:
• With some DVDs, switching between subtitles may only be possible using a menu display.
• You can also switch between subtitles using SETUP MENU.
Slow motion playback
This feature lets you slow down playback.
1. Press Slow on the remote control during playback or press
on the head unit, then long
press to enter in slow selection mode.
2. Pressing it repeatedly will switch you to the following steps: 1/2 - 1/3 - 1/4 - 1/5 - 1/6 - 1/7.
Note:
• To resume normal playback, press on head unit or on remote control.
• There is no sound during slow motion playback.
• With some disc, slow motion may be unclear during slow motion playback.
Step playback mode
This feature lets you show step by step to playback.
1. Press on the head unit, and then press to step by step to playback.
2. To resume normal playback, press on head unit or on remote control.
Fast rearward/ forward
1. Press and hold (rearward) or
(forward) button
2. Short press
or
button and the speed of the search will increase by x2, x4, x8, and x20.
3. To resume normal playback at desired point, press on head unit or on remote control.
Selecting Repeat mode
You can choose between repeat playback of a title or chapter.
1. Press MODE on the head unit or remote control during playback.
2. Every time you press this button, the unit switches to the following settings:
• Repeat Chapter ` LCD shows a
– Repeat the current chapter.
• Repeat Title ` LCD shows a
• Off – Turn “Repeat Mode” off.
– Repeat all the title.
Zooming during playback
You can zoom into the picture during playback.
1. Press ZOOM on the remote control during playback.
2. Every time you press this button, the unit will zoom 2, 3, 4, 1/2, 1/3, 1/4 times and OFF.
Go back to Main Menu
You can go back to Main Menu of the DVD anytime during playback.
Press TITLE on the remote control during playback
Displaying information
During playback, you can see all DVD disc information and current play settings. Display will
show related playback time, elapse time, title number, chapter number, angle, audio settings, and
subtitle.
1. Press DISP on head unit or DISPLAY on the remote control once. Unit will display the play
time and the disc elapse time.
2. Press it twice and other settings information will be displayed.
PLAYING VCD/SVCD
Basic operation of Video CD
1. To perform fast rearward or forward, press and hold or . Once in faster mode each time the
keys or are pressed and held the speed is increased. To resume normal playback at a
desired point, press on head unit or on remote control.
2. To skip back or forward to another chapter, press or .
3. To pause playback, press on head unit, press button again to resume or press to pause
on remote control. Press it again to resume.
4. To stop playback, press . To resume playback, press on head unit or on remote control
Turning PBC ON/OFF
PBC (Playback Control) is a feature found on VCD 2.0 and SVCD 1.0. PBC allows control of the
playback of play items and the possibility of interaction with the user through the remote control or
some other input device available. If PCB is ON, the player won’t auto start after inserting the disc
because it will take time to select program on disc; if PCB is OFF, the player will auto play the program
on disc one by one.
• To turn ON PBC function, press PBC on the remote control. To turn OFF, press the button again.
Note: Not all VCD/SVCD disc have PBC functions.
Specifying Track
Press NUMBER corresponding to a desired track number during playback. The number is displayed
and playback starts from the selected track.
1. Make sure to turn off PBC feature first.
2. Using the number pad on the remote control, enter the desired track number.
Note:
• To select 3, press0, 3.
• To select 13, press 1, 3.
• To select 23, press 2, 3.
Changing audio language during playback
VCDs can provide audio playback with different languages. It is usually separated into 2 channels (left
and right). With VCDs featuring multi-audio recordings, you can switch between languages/audio
systems during playback.
• To choose different audio, simply press LANG on remote control repeatedly.
Slow motion playback
This feature lets you slow down playback.
1. Press Slow on the remote control during playback, or press
to enter the slow selection mode.
on the head unit, then long press
2. Pressing it repeatedly will switch you to the following steps: 1/2 - 1/3 - 1/4 - 1/5 - 1/6 - 1/7.
Note:
• To resume normal playback, press on head unit or on remote control.
• There is no sound during slow motion playback.
• With some disc, slow motion may be unclear during slow motion playback.
Step playback mode
This feature lets you show step by step to playback.
1. Press on the head unit, and then press to step by step to playback.
2. To resume normal playback, press on head unit or on remote control.
Fast rearward/ forward
1. Press and hold (rearward) or
(forward) button
2. Short press
or
button and the speed of the search will increase by x2, x4, x8, and x20.
3. To resume normal playback at desired point, press on head unit or on remote control.
Selecting Play Mode
Refer to CD/MP3 chapter.
Zooming in during playback
You can zoom in into the picture during playback.
1. Press ZOOM on the remote control during playback.
2. Every time you press this button, the unit will zoom 2, 3, 4, 1/2, 1/3, 1/4 times and OFF.
Displaying information
During playback, you can see the VCD disc play information.
1. Press DISP on head unit or DISPLAY on the remote control once. Unit will display the play
time and the disc elapse time.
2. Press it twice and the track number together with total tracks information will be displayed.
Program Playback
Refer to CD/MP3 chapter.
SETTING UP THE DVD PLAYER
Important
1. Load any disc into the unit before you can access the settings.
2. Press SETUP on the remote control.
3. Use the ARROW key and press ENTER to setup the DVD player.
Note: Depending on the type of disc inserted, some features may not be available.
SETUP
CATEGORY
TV SYSTEM
SCREEN SAVER
VIDEO
TV TYPE
PASSWORD
SYSTEM SETUP
RATING
LANGUAGE SETUP
AUDIO SETUP
VIDEO SETUP
SPEAKER SETUP
DIGITAL SETUP
DEFAULT
OSD LANGUAGE
AUDIO LANGUAGE
SUBTILE LANGUAGE
MENU LANGUAGE
KEY
BRIGHTNESS
CONTRAST
HUE
SATURATION
SELECT LOGO
DOWNMIX
FRONT
DYNAMIC RANGE
DUAL MONO
OPTIONS
NTSC,PAL,AUTO
ON, OFF
Interlace-YUV,TV-RGB,P-SCAN
YPBPR,S-VIDEO
4:3PS,4:3LB,16:9
---1. Kid Safe
2. G
3. PG
4. PG-13
5. PG-R
6. R
7. NC-17
8. Adult
RESTORE
SELECT PREFERRED
AVAILABLE OPTIONS
APPEAR ON SCREEN
0 12
0 12
-6 +6
0 12
RESTORE, MPEG LOGO
LT/RT, STEREO, VSS
LARGE, SMALL
OFF FULL
STEREO, MONO L, MONO R,
MIX MONO
Setting Rating Password
1. Press SETUP on the remote control.
2. Using Navigation keys, scroll down to RATING and select a rating level.
3. If you like to change password, scroll up to PASSWORD. Enter default password ‘5168’. The
lock logo will switch to unlock.
4. Enter the new password. The unlock logo will switch to lock indicating new password saved
properly.
Note:
• The default password is ‘5168’.
• To reset password, enter the old password to unlock first and then enter new password.
Audio By-pass function
1. When the product is switched off but power supply is still present (Yellow cable still connected
to battery) the A/V AUX inputs are switched to the A/V Output, allowing to watch and listen to
the AUXILIARY source without necessity to change the electrical installation on the vehicle.
2. This functionality can be enable/disable by performing a long press on "DISP" key until it is
displayed the message "AUX AUTO" or "AUX OFF" on LCD, then press "b DIR" or "c DIR" to
select the function.
Audio only function
This function disables the video output allowing only the audio to be listened. This function can be
set by pushing “AUDIO ONLY” key on remote control.
Save LOGO
This function enables the customer to save its own LOGO as the splash screen. The logo can
only be saved with images from DVD source. To save a logo during a DVD reproduction it is
necessary to push and hold the “SAVE LOGO” key on remote control.
CAN2.0B interface
The product is equipped with CAN2.0B interface which allows it to be connected and
commanded by external devices such as steering wheel keys, dashboard controls, etc. Those
are products under development by Actia Group. Consult Actia technical assistance for further
information.
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
CD/MP3 PLAYER SECTION
Video performance:
--Composite video Output:
1Vpp into 75 Ohm Load
--Horizontal Resolution:
Greater than 500 lines
--Video Signal to Noise Ratio:
Greater than 60dB
--Aux Video Input:
1Vpp into 75 Ohm Load
Audio performance:
--Line Level Output: DVD
2Vrms into 10K Ohm Load
CD
0.7Vrms into 10K Ohm Load
--THD+ Noise:
Less than 0.05%
--Signal to Noise Ratio (A-weighted):
Greater than 85dB
--Dynamic Range:
Greater than 80dB
--Frequency Response:
20Hz to 20KHz d 1dB
--Channel Output Difference:
1dB Max
General:
--Operating Voltage:
Operating Range10 to 30Vdc
--Operating Temperature Range:
-20°C to +70°C
--Maximum Current Consumption:
Less than 2A
--Stand-by Current Consumption:
Less than 2mA (ACC pin not connected)
--External dimensions (W x H x D):
178mm x 55mm x160 mm
Note: Specification and the design are subject to possible modification without notice due to
improvements.