GDVD80W8
Portable DVD Player
User Guide
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0871-230-1777
Contents
Getting Started ................................... 3
Rotating Pictures ..................................... 12
Front View ................................................ 3
Viewing the Next or Previous Picture ........ 12
Side View ................................................. 4
Thumbnail Function ..................................... 12
Connections ........................................... 5
Using the Battery Pack ........................... 7
OSD Setup .................................... 13
Language Setup .............................. 13
DVD Playback .................................... 9
- OSD Language ....................................... 13
Basic DVD Playback ................................... 9
- Audio Language ....................................... 13
Stopping Playback and Returning to the Menu Screen
- Subtitle Language ....................................... 13
(If a Menu Screen is Available on the Disc) ..... 9
- Menu Language ....................................... 13
Stopping Playback ..................................... 9
Audio Setup ........................................ 13
Fast Forward and Backward ........................ 9
- Digital Out ................................................. 13
Skipping a Chapter Ahead or Back ............ 9
Video Setup .......................................... 14
Pausing Playback ...................................... 9
- Video Out ................................................... 14
Frame Advance (Step) ..................................... 9
- TV Type ....................................................... 14
Muting the Player ................................... 9
- TV System ..................................................... 14
Repeating Viewing .................................... 9
System Setup ..................................... 15
Displaying Scene Information .................. 10
- Screen Saver .............................................. 15
Changing Audio Soundtrack Language ...... 10
- Parental Control [DVD] ................................ 15
Changing Subtitle Languages ...................... 10
- Password [DVD] ......................................... 16
Viewing from Different Angles ................... 10
- Angle Mark ................................................ 16
Using a DVD Menu ................................... 10
- Default ......................................................... 16
Using the Menu Function ............................. 10
LCD Setup ................................. 17
Audio CD Playback ....................... 11
Panel Setting ............................................. 17
Basic Audio CDs Playback ..................... 11
Color Setting ............................................. 17
Stopping Playback .................................... 11
Brightness Setting ........................................ 17
Pausing Playback ............................... 11
LCD Setting ................................................ 17
Displaying Track Information ................. 11
Skipping a Track Ahead or Back ............ 11
Picture CD Playback .................... 12
Basic Picture CDs Playback ......................... 12
Stopping Playback ........................................ 12
Pausing Playback ...................................... 12
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Important Safety Information ....... 18
Disc Use and Care ........................... 20
Precautions ................................. 21
Troubleshooting ........................... 22
Disc Handling and Maintenance .... 23
Specifications ................................. 24
Getting Started
Front View
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LCD Screen
Speakers
SETUP Button
MENU Button
SUBTITLE Button
LCD Button
TITLE Button
AUDIO Button
VOLUME UP Button
VOLUME DOWN Button
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PREVIOUS Button
NEXT Button
F.FWD/RIGHT Button
STOP/DOWN Button
Remote Sensor
LED Indicator
EJECT Button
PLAY/PAUSE Button
F.BWD/LEFT Button
INFO./UP Button
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Side Views
Right Side Panel
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4 3
1 DC IN Jack
2 POWER Switch
3 AV OUT Jack
Back Panel
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1 Battery Connectors
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4 AV IN Jack
5 PHONE Jacks
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Connections
Connect TV
1
Connect the DVD Player to Power.
Please connect the supplied AC adapter to the DC IN jack on the right side of
the unit.
2
Connect the AV Out of the DVD Player to the Video In and Audio In of
your TV with an Audio/Video Cable.
YELLOW
VIDEO
IN
AUDIO
IN
AV-OUT
RED
AV Cable (supplied)
WHITE
R
L
Connect to Other Equipment
1
Connect the DVD Player to Power.
Please connect the supplied AC adapter to the DC IN jack on the right side of
the unit.
2
Connect the Audio/Video Out of the DVD Player to the Audio/Video In
of external devices.
RED
AUDIO IN
R
AV-OUT
WHITE
AV Cable (supplied)
L
2ch Amplifier
(example only)
YELLOW
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Input from External Equipment
1
Connect the DVD Player to Power.
Please connect the supplied AC adapter to the DC IN jack on the right side of
the unit.
2
Connect theAudio/Video In of the DVD Player to the Audio/Video Out of
external devices.
YELLOW
AV-IN
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AV Cable (supplied)
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AUDIO OUT
RED
R
WHITE
L
VIDEO OUT
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Using the Battery Pack
Battery charge indicator
Battery release button
Battery connectors
DC IN jack
Before using the battery pack, please ensure that it is fully charged. You
can charge the battery pack directly or charge it while the battery pack
attached to the portable DVD player.
Note:
1. Battery will not charge whilst using the unit.
2. The charging time the battery pack is approximately 4.5 hours and the playing time
is approximately 2.5 hours.
A. Charge the battery pack directly
Connect the AC power adaptor to the DC IN socket on the left side of the
battery pack and a wall outlet.
DC IN jack
Note:
1. The battery charge indicator will turn red and start charging.
2. When the battery pack is fully charged, the battery charge indicator will turn green.
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B.
Charge the battery pack while the battery pack
attached to the portable DVD player
STEP 1.
Please align the portable DVD player’s battery connectors with the battery
pack’s battery connectors. Then attach the battery pack to the portable DVD
player.
Plastic guide
Guide holes
Note:
1. Please turn Power off when attaching or removing the battery pack.
2. If you want to remove the battery pack, press battery release button, then slowly
remove it from the portable DVD player by sliding it carefully away from the player.
STEP 2.
Connect the AC power adaptor to the DC IN socket on the right side of the
portable DVD player and a wall outlet.
Note:
1. The battery charge indicator will turn red and start charging.
2. When the battery pack is fully charged, the battery charge indicator will turn green.
3. The battery pack is not charged while the portable DVD player is turned on.
4. Please use the specific AC power adaptor to charge the battery pack.
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DVD Operation
Basic DVD Playback
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Frame Advance (Step)
Turn on the player. Press Eject button 1
to open the disc cover.
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Hold the edge of the disc to put it in
the disc tray with the printed side up.
2
Press Pause button to pause playback.
The disc is advanced by one frame each
time pressing Pause.
To return to normal playback, press
Play button.
Close disc cover.
Close the disc cover and the portable DVD
player starts playback if the disc does not
have any menus recorded on it.
If the disc has one or more titles recorded on
it, a menu screen will appear on the screen.
Fast Forward and Backward
1
The speed of advance ( x2, x4, x8 and
x20) or reverse ( x2, x4, x8 and x20)
changes for each press of Fast Forward or Fast
Backward.
To play a title, press Up / Down / Left
/ Right to highlight it and then press
Play button.
Stopping Playback and Returning
to the Menu Screen
Press Fast Forward button or Fast
Backward button during playback.
2
To return to normal playback, press
Play button.
(If a Menu Screen is Available on the Disc)
Skipping a Chapter Ahead or Back
Press Menu button.
Skipping Ahead
Stopping Playback
Press Next button during playback.
•
Skip a chapter each time pressing the button.
1
Press Stop button once to enter
prestop mode. In prestop status, Skipping Back
the disc can be played from where
the playback has been stopped by Press Previous button during playback.
pressing Play button.
•
When pressing the button once midway
2
To completely stop the disc playback,
press Stop button again.
through a chapter, the player returns to the
beginning of the chapter being played back.
The player skips a chapter each time you
press the button.
Pausing Playback
1
2
Press Pause button.
To return to normal playback, press
Play button.
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Displaying Scene Information
1
Press Info. button during playback
•
Press Info. a number of times, the title
number, chapter number, and other
information will show on the screen.
2
To stop displaying scene information,
press Info. button a number of times
until the information disappears.
Changing Audio Soundtrack Language
1
2
Using a DVD Menu
1
Press Title button in stop mode.
The DVD menu available on the disc
appears.
2
Press Up / Down / Left / Right to
select the preferred item.
3
Press Play button to enter to the
selected item.
4
To return to the previous menu
screen, press Title button.
Press Audio button during playback.
Press Audio button a number of
times until a preferred language is
selected.
Note:
When the preferred language is not selected even
after pressing the button several times, it may indicate that language is not available on the disc.
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Changing Subtitle Languages
1
Press Subtitle button during
playback.
2
Press Subtitle button a number of
times until a preferred language is
selected.
3
To clear the subtitle display, press
Subtitle until
:
[ OFF ]
appears on the screen.
Using a DVD Menu
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10
Press Title button in stop mode. The
DVD menu available on the disc
appears.
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Using the Menu Function
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2
3
Press Play button.
Press Menu button.
Press Up / Down / Left / Right to
select the preferred.
Audio CD Playback
Basic Audio CDs Playback
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Press Stop button.
Load an Audio CD.
For audio CDs without playback control, the
DVD player starts playback.
For audio CDs provided with playback control, a menu appears after a few seconds.
[ ––– CITY JAZZ]01––––––.
01. CITY JAZZ
02. CLASSICAL
03. MOVIE OST
04. ITALIAN OPERA
05. MUSICAL
06. US POP
07. UK POP
08. HEAVY METAL
09. SONATA
10. RAP
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Stopping Playback
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To play a music track in the menu,
press Left button to enter the folder
list on the left of the screen. Press Up
/ Down to highlight a folder and then
press Play button.
Pausing Playback
1
2
Press Pause button.
To return to normal playback, press
Play button.
Displaying Track Information
1
2
Press Info. button during playback.
To stop displaying track information,
press Info. button again.
Skipping a Track Ahead or Back
Skipping Ahead
[ ITALIAN OPERA]01––––––.
01. CITY JAZZ
02. CLASSICAL
03. MOVIE OST
04. ITALIAN OPERA
05. MUSICAL
06. US POP
07. UK POP
08. HEAVY METAL
09. SONATA
10. RAP
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Press Next button during playback.
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Skipping Back
Press Previous button during playback.
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Press Right button to enter the file list
on the right of the screen. Press Up
/ Down to highlight a track and then
press Play button.
Skip a track each time you press the button.
When you press the button once midway through
a track, the player returns to the beginning of the
track being played back. The player skips a track
each time you press the button.
[ ITALIAN OPERA]08––––––.
01. CITY JAZZ
02. CLASSICAL
03. MOVIE OST
04. ITALIAN OPERA
05. MUSICAL
06. US POP
07. UK POP
08. HEAVY METAL
09. SONATA
10. RAP
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Kodak and JPEG Picture CDs Playback
Basic Picture CDs Playback
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[C A N A D A ]001. JPG
01. JAPAN
02. CANADA
03. FRANCE
04. BRAZIL
05. EGYPT
Load a Picture CD.
For Kodak Picture CDs, the DVD player
starts slide show playback.
For picture CDs with a menu screen, the
menu appears after a few seconds.
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002.
003.
004.
005.
006.
007.
008.
009.
010.
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010
Select Picture CD icon
Press Left button to enter the folder
list on the left screen. Press Up /
Down to highlight a folder and then
press Play button.
Stopping Playback
To stop playback and return to the menu
screen, press Stop button.
[CANADA]001.JPG
01. JAPAN
02. CANADA
03. FRANCE
04. BRAZIL
05. EGYPT
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002.
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005.
006.
007.
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009.
010.
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002
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010
To play picture slide show, press Play
button.
Note: Some discs may contain various music,
picture and video file formats. When the player
reads the disc, Audio CD mode
will be
selected first. To select Picture CD mode, press
Right until the Picture CD icon
is selected
and then press Play/Sel..
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Pausing Playback
1
2
Press Pause button playback.
To return to normal playback, press
Play button.
Press Right button to enter the file list
Rotating Pictures
on the right screen. Press Up / Down
to highlight a picture and picture review
Press Fast Forward button during playback
is shown on the left screen.
to rotate the picture clockwise by 90° or
press Fast Backward button to rotate the
[CANADA]001.JPG
picture counter-clockwise by 90°.
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010.
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Viewing the Next or Previous Picture
Press Next button to view the next picture or
Previous button to view the previous one.
Thumbnail Function
1
2
Press Title button.
3
Press Play button to play.
Press Up / Down / Left / Right to select
the preferred picture.
OSD Setup
Language Setup
1
2
LANGUAGE SETUP
Press Setup button in stop mode.
OSD
AUDIO
SUBTITLE
MENU
Press Left / Right button to select
LANGUAGE SETUP icon and then
press Play button.
Menu Language
LANGUAGE SETUP
OSD
AUDIO
SUBTITLE
MENU
LANGUAGE SETUP
OSD
AUDIO
SUBTITLE
MENU
3
CHINESE
ENGLISH
JAPANESE
FRENCH
SPANISH
PORTUGUESE
GERMAN
OFF
Press Up / Down to select an option
and then press Play button.
4
OSD Language
CHINESE
ENGLISH
JAPANESE
FRENCH
SPANISH
PORTUGUESE
ITALIAN
GERMAN
Press Up / Down to select a preferred
language and then press Play button.
- To leave SETUP MENU, press Setup.
LANGUAGE SETUP
OSD
AUDIO
SUBTITLE
MENU
Note: If the language selected is not recorded
on the disc, the player will play the top-priority
language of the disc.
ENGLISH
GERMAN
SPANISH
FRENCH
PORTUGUESE
ITALIAN
Audio Setup
Digital Out
Audio Language
LANGUAGE SETUP
OSD
AUDIO
SUBTITLE
MENU
CHINESE
ENGLISH
JAPANESE
FRENCH
SPANISH
PORTUGUESE
ITALIAN
GERMAN
1
2
Press Setup button in stop mode.
Press Left / Right button to select
AUDIO SETUP icon and then press
Play button.
AUDIO SETUP
DIGITAL OUT
Subtitle Language
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3
Press Up / Down to select DIGITAL
OUT and then press Play button.
VIDEO SETUP
VIDEO OUTPUT
TV TYPE
TV SYSTEM
AUDIO SETUP
DIGITAL OUT
SPDIF/OFF
SPDIF/RAW
SPDIF/PCM
4
4
•
Press Play button to confirm the
selection.
- To leave SETUP MENU, press Setup.
Press Up / Down to select a preferred
option and then press Play button.
- To leave SETUP MENU, press Setup.
•
CVBS
Note:
Select RAW when connecting the player’s Digital
Out (Coaxial) jack to a Dolby Digital decoder
or an equipment with a Dolby Digital decoder.
Select PCM when connecting the player’s
Digital Out (Coaxial) jack to a 2-channel
digital stereo amplifier. Please do not adjust
the volume to zero.
TV Type
3
Press Up / Down to select TV TYPE
and then press Play button.
VIDEO SETUP
VIDEO OUTPUT
TV TYPE
TV SYSTEM
4:3PS
4:3LB
16:9
Video Setup
1
2
Press Setup button in stop mode.
Press Left / Right button to select
VIDEO SETUP icon and then press
Play button.
4
a
Press Up / Down to select a preferred
option and then press Play button.
4:3 Pan Scan
: Select “4:3
PanScan” for a conventional size TV set.
VIDEO SETUP
VIDEO OUTPUT
TV TYPE
TV SYSTEM
Video Output
3
14
Press Up / Down to select VIDEO
OUTPUT and then press Play button.
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4:3 Letter Box
: Select “4:3 Letter
Box” for a conventional size TV set. Black
bands appear at top and bottom of screen
(letter-box style).
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c
16:9 Wide
: Select “16:9 Wide” for a
wide-screen TV set to played in “FULL” size.
Screen Saver
3
SYSTEM SETUP
- To leave SETUP MENU, press Setup.
SCREEN SAVER
PARENTAL
PASSWORD
ANGLE MARK
DEFAULT
TV System
3
Press Up / Down to select TV SYSTEM
and then press Play button.
4
PAL
Press Up / Down to select PARENTAL
and then press Play button.
Press Play button to select the option.
- To leave SETUP MENU, press Setup.
SYSTEM SETUP
SCREEN SAVER
PARENTAL
PASSWORD
ANGLE MARK
DEFAULT
System Setup
1
2
Press Up / Down to select a preferred
option and then press Play button.
Parental
3
4
ON
OFF
- To leave SETUP MENU, press Setup.
VIDEO SETUP
VIDEO OUTPUT
TV TYPE
TV SYSTEM
Press Up / Down to select SCREEN
SAVER and then press Play button.
Press Setup button in stop mode.
Press Left / Right to select SYSTEM
SETUP icon and then press Play
button.
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3
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8
KID
G
PG
PG-13
PG-R
R
NC-17
ADULT
4
Enter 4-digit password and press Play
button.
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Enter factory pre-set password “0000” for
the first time setup.
SYSTEM SETUP
SCREEN SAVER
PARENTAL
PASSWORD
ANGLE MARK
DEFAULT
SYSTEM SETUP
SCREEN SAVER
PARENTAL
PASSWORD
ANGLE MARK
DEFAULT
X X X X
1
2
3
4
5
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7
8
KID
G
PG
PG-13
PG-R
R
NC-17
ADULT
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5
Press Up / Down to select a preferred
rating and then press Play button.
- To leave SETUP MENU, press Setup.
5
Enter new password and then press
Play button.
6
Enter the password again to verify and
then press Play button.
Rating Explanations
1. KID: Kid safe; it is safe even for kids.
2. G: General audience; recommended as
acceptable for viewers of all ages.
3. PG: Parental Guidance suggested.
4. PG-13: Material is unsuitable for children
under the age of 13.
5. PG-R: Parental Guidance-restricted;
recommended that parents restrict children
under age 17 from viewing or allow children
to view only when supervised by a parent or
adult guardian.
6. R: Restricted, children under 17 would not
be admitted without an accompanying parent
or adult guardian.
7. NC-17: No children under the age of 17,
not recommended viewing for children under
age 17.
8. ADULT: Adult only.
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- To leave SETUP MENU, press Setup.
Angle Mark
3
Press Up / Down to select ANGLE
MARK and then press Play button.
SYSTEM SETUP
SCREEN SAVER
PARENTAL
PASSWORD
ANGLE MARK
DEFAULT
4
Press Up / Down to select a preferred
option and then press Play button.
- To leave SETUP MENU, press Setup.
Note:
You can use the parental control lock ONLY with
DVD discs featured with the parental lock function.
Please keep in mind that discs not encoded with
rating lock protection will play regardless of
rating and content.
Note: Pressing Angle buttonwill change camera
angles for movies that support this feature
regardless of whether the ANGLE MARK
feature is “On” or “Off”.
Password
Default
3
3
Press Up / Down to select PASSWORD
and then press Play button.
4
16
Press Up / Down to select DEFAULT
and then press Play button.
SYSTEM SETUP
SYSTEM SETUP
SCREEN SAVER
PARENTAL
PASSWORD
ANGLE MARK
DEFAULT
ON
OFF
SCREEN SAVER
PARENTAL
PASSWORD
ANGLE MARK
DEFAULT
OLD
:____
NEW : _ _ _ _
VERIFY: _ _ _ _
Enter the previously set password or
factory pre-set password “0000” and
then press Play button.
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READ
Press Right button to select DEFAULT
and then press Play button.
- To leave SETUP MENU, press Setup.
LCD Setup
Panel Setting
Brightness Setting
1
Press
LCD a number of times to
select PANEL.
1
Press
LCD a number of times to
select BRIGHT.
2
Press
Left /
Right to choose
a preferred panel setting.
2
Press
Left /
Right to choose
a preferred brightness setting.
BRIGHT:
BRIGHT:
BRIGHT:
BRIGHT:
BRIGHT:
BRIGHT:
BRIGHT:
PANEL: <− NORMAL −>
PANEL: <− 16:9 −>
- Press
LCD again until the LCD setting box
disappears.
<−
<−
<−
<−
<−
<−
<−
+3
+2
+1
0
-1
-2
-3
−>
−>
−>
−>
−>
−>
−>
Colour Setting
- Press
1
Press
LCD a number of times to
select COLOUR.
2
Press
Left /
Right to choose
a preferred color setting.
COLOUR:
COLOUR:
COLOUR:
COLOUR:
COLOUR:
COLOUR:
COLOUR:
- Press
disappears.
<−
<−
<−
<−
<−
<−
<−
+3 −>
+2 −>
+1 −>
0 −>
-1 −>
-2 −>
-3 −>
LCD again until the LCD setting box
LCD again until the LCD setting box
disappears.
Contrast Setting
1
Press
LCD a number of times to
select Contrast.
2
Press
Left /
Right to choose
a preferred contrast setting.
CONTRAST:
CONTRAST:
CONTRAST:
CONTRAST:
CONTRAST:
CONTRAST:
CONTRAST:
- Press
<−
<−
<−
<−
<−
<−
<−
+3
+2
+1
0
-1
-2
-3
−>
−>
−>
−>
−>
−>
−>
LCD again until the LCD setting box
disappears.
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Important Safety Information
This manual contains important information about how to safely and properly install, opeprate and care
for this product.
Failure to properly install, operate and care for this product can
increase the risk of electric shock or fire. It can also increase the
risk of monitor failure and possibly personal injury. To reduce the
risk of serious injury, death, or damage.
Read these instruction.
Keep these instructions.
Heed all warnings.
Follow all instructions.
Do not attempt to service or repair the monitor & DVD Player yourself. Refer all servicing to
qualified service personnel.
Do not block any ventilation openings. Do not place the Monitor and DVD Player on a bed, sofa, or
other soft surface that may block ventilation openings.
Do not install the monitor and DVD Player near any heat sources, such as radiators, stoves, or other
devices that produce heat.
Do not use this apparatus near water (for example, sinks, tubs, and pools) or expose it to rain,
moisture, or dripping or splashingliquids. No objects filled with water (such as vases) should
be placed on the apparatus.
Do not attempt to service or repair the monitor & DVD Player yourself. Refer all servicing to
qualified service personnel.
Do not play headphones at a high volume to avoid exposure to excessive sound pressures. You
should use extreme caution or temporarily discontinue use in potentially hazardous situation.
Even if your headset is an open-air type designed to let your hear outside sounds, do not turn
up the volume so high that you can not hear what is around you.
General Electrical Precautions
As with any other electrical devices, failure to take the following precautions can result in
serious injury or death from electrical shock or fire, and will lead to damage to the Monitor
and DVD Player.
Avoid Laser hazards
As the laser beam used in the DVD Player is harmful to eyes, and to avoid electrical hazards, do not
attempt to disassemble the housing. Refer servicing to qualified personnel.
Cleaning
Unplug the unit and turn power off before cleaning this unit.
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IMPORTANT AUDIO SAFETY
Your hearing is very important to you and to us, so please take care when operating this equipment. It
is strongly recommended that you follow the listed guidelines in order to prevent possible damage to
or loss of hearing.
Establish a safe sound level
Over time your hearing will adapt to continuous loud sounds and will give the impression that the
volume has in fact been reduced. What seems normal to you may in fact be harmful. To guard against
this before your hearing adapts set the volume at a low level.
Declbel
Level dB example
30dB quiet library, soft whisper.
40dB Living room, fridge freezer, bedroom away from traffic.
50dB normal conversation, quiet office, light traffic.
60dB Electric sewing machine
The following noise can be harmful under constant exposure
80dB Average city traffic, alarm clock buzzer at 2 feet, food mixer.
90dB Motorcycle, heavy goods vehicle, petrol lawn mower.
100dB Pneumatic drill, chain saw, garbage truck, discotec/night club.
120dB Rock bandconcert, thunderclap.
Permanent loss of hearing
140dB Threshold of pain, gunshot 2 feet away.
180dB Rocket launching pad.
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.
Goodmans Product Information Helpline: 0871-230-1777
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Disc Use and Care
DO NOT use non-circular DVD discs, otherwise it may lead to damage to this DVD player.
In order to keep the disc surface clean, please hold the DVD disc by its edge.
DO NOT touch the recorded surface of DVD disc.
DO NOT stick anything on the surface of DVD disc. If there is glue and other adhesive article,
please remove it before loading the disc.
DO NOT leave the disc in direct sunlight.
DO NOT leave the disc near a heat source, such as heating pipe.
DO NOT leave a disc inside a car under direct sunlight.
After Playback, always remove the disc from the player and return it to the display/storage case.
To clean discs, use a dry soft cloth moving the cloth from the centre to the outside across the disc
surface. DO NOT use a rotary motion as this can make the disc unplayable.
DO NOT use Petroleum products or aggrassive cleaning agents, as these will damage the disc.
Use of the in car power lead
This lead is specially designed for the unit. DO NOT use it for other in car products as this
may result in damage to lead or the other equipment.
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Precautions
Please read these precautions before operating this player.
„Placement
Avoid placing the player in areas of:
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direct sunlight radiators, or closed automobiles
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high temperature (over 35°C) or high humidity (over 90%)
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large amounts of dust as the internal parts may be seriously damaged
„Non-use periods
When the player is not being used, turn it off. When left unused for a long period of time, the player
should be unplugged from the household mains supply.
„Do not insert fingers or other objects inside unit
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Touching internal parts of this unit is dangerous, and may cause serious damage to the player.
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Do not put any foreign object onto the player on the disc tray.
Do not attempt to disassemble the player.
„Keep away from water/magnet
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Keep the player away from flower vases, tubs, sinks, etc. If liquids are spilled into the player,
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Never bring a magnet or magnetized object near the player.
serious damage could occur.
„Stacking
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Place the player in a horizontal position, and do not place anything heavy on it.
„Condensation
Moisture may form on the lens in the following conditions:
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immediately after a heater has been turned on
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in a steamy or very humid room
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when the player is suddenly moved from a cold environment to a warm one
If moisture forms inside this player, it may not operate properly. In this case, turn on the power and
wait for one hour for the moisture to evaporate.
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Troubleshooting
Before requesting service for the DVD Player, check the chart below for a possible cause of the problem
you are experiencing. Some simple checkups or a minor adjustment on your part may eliminate the problem
and restore proper operation.
SYMPTOM (COMMON)
REMEDY
No power.
The player does not start playback when
PLAY is pressed.
The player starts playback but stops
immediately.
No picture.
No sound.
Distorted sound.
No audio at Digital Output.
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MY
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Distorted picture.
Completely distorted picture or no color
in picture.
Picture is distorted during rapid advance
or rapid reverse.
No rapid advance (or rapid reverse)
playback.
No 4:3 (16:9) picture.
No subtitles.
Alternative audio soundtrack (or subtitle)
language available.
Angle cannot change.
No sound when connecting to
5.1 Channel speaker
No key operation by the DVD Player.
Distorted picture or no image
OSD setting
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Insert the power plug securely into the power outlet.
Check if the ON/OFF button on the top of the player is set to on.
Check if no power at the AC outlet by plugging in another appliance for a test.
Condensation has formed: wait about 1 to 2 hours to allow the player to dry out.
The player cannot play discs other than DVDs, audio CDs and picture CDs.
Check if the disc is defective by trying another disc.
Check the region (local) code.
The disc may be dirty and may require cleaning.
Ensure that the disc is correctly placed in the disc frame.
Ensure that the equipment is connected properly.
Select the same channel and source on the TV as on the player.
Ensure that the equipment is connected properly.
Ensure that the input settings for the TV and stereo system are proper.
No sound is heard during still picture (pause) or slow-motion playback.
Check the digital connections.
Check the settings menu to make sure that the digital output is set to on.
Check if the audio format of the selected audio language matches your receiver capabilities.
Check the disc for fingerprints and clean with a soft cloth, wiping from center to edge.
Sometimes a small amount of picture distortion may appear. This is not a mal-function.
The disc format is not according to the TV-set used (PAL/NTSC).
• The picture will be somewhat distorted at times: this is normal.
• Some discs may have sections which prohibit rapid advance (or rapid reverse).
• Choose the correct setup “TV Aspect” item.
• Subtitles appear only with discs that contain them.
• Subtitles are hidden from the TV screen. Press SUBTITLE to display the subtitles.
• An alternative language can not be selected may result of no more than one
languages cannot be selected.
• This function depends on software availability. Even if a disc has a number from
angles recorded, these angles may be recorded for specific scenes only.
• Check if the disc supports 5.1 Channel.
• Check if the speaker is properly connected.
• Check if the audio output setting is right.
• Turn the unit off and then back to on. Alternatively, turn off the unit, disconnect
the AC power cord and then re-connect it. (The player may not be operating
properly due to lightning, static electricity or some other external factor.)
• Check if the TV system setting is correct.
• Check If you set output format in “Progressive Scan”, then you have to set
“Component” in the video output setting. The actual output format must match
to the output format setting.
• Some setting must be stored by pressing left button.
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Disc Handling and Maintenance
Handling Precautions
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Hold the disc by the edges so the surface will not be soiled with fingerprints. (A)
Fingerprints, dirt and scratches can cause skipping and distortion.
Do not write on the label side with a ball-point pen or other writing utensils.
(A)
Do not use record cleaning sprays, benzine, thinner, static electricity
prevention liquids or any other solvent.
Be careful not to drop or bend the disc.
Do not install more than 1 disc on the disc tray.
Do not try to close the disc tray when the disc is not installed properly.
Be sure to store the disc in its exclusive case when not in use.
If the surface is soiled (B)
Wipe gently with a soft, damp (water only) cloth.
When wiping discs, always move the cloth from the center hole toward
the outer edge.
(If you wipe the discs using a circular motion, circular scratches are likely
to occur, which will cause noise.)
If the disc is brought from a cold to a warm environment, moisture may
form on the disc
Wipe the moisture off with a soft, dry, lint-free cloth before using the disc.
Improper disc storage
You can damage discs if you store them in the following places:
Areas exposed to direct sunlight
Humid or dusty areas
Areas directly exposed to a heat outlet or heating appliance
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Playable disc format
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MPEG4, DVD, DVD+RW, DVD+R, DVD-RW, DVD-R, CD-DA, Mixed
CD-DA, JPEG file disc and Kodak Picture Disc.
Disc which cannot be played with this player
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CD-ROM
CVD
CD-G
Maintenance
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Be sure to turn the unit off and disconnect the AC power cord before
maintaining the unit.
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Wipe this unit with a dry soft cloth.
If the surfaces are extremely dirty, wipe clean with a cloth which has
been dipped in a weak soap-and-water solution and wrung out thor-
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oughly, and then wipe again with a dry cloth.
Never use alcohol, benzine, thinner, cleaning fluid or other chemicals.
And do not use compressed air to remove dust.
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Specifications
GDVD80W8
Disk Format.
DVD/CD/CD-R/CD-RW.
Video System
PAL
Video Decompression
MPEG-2(ISO/IEC-13818)/MPEG-1/MPEG4
LCD Display
8” active-matrix TFT type
Terminals:.
Audio/Video Section
AV Output x 1
AV Input x 1
Headphone Jacks
Headphone Jack x 2
Line Voltage
AC 100-240 VAC 10% (50/60 Hz) Adapter
Power Consumption
15W (12V, 1.25A)
Dimensions
210 mm (L) x 155 mm (W) x 41 mm (H)
Supplied Accessories
Power adaptor
1
Cigarette lighter adaptor
1
AV-RCA cable
1
2800mAh battery
1
Earphone
2
User guide
1
Quick guide
1
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