GVADVD7 – Multi Zone DVD Player

Multi Zone DVD Player
/ GVADVD7
Instruction Manual
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Contents
General Safety Instructions
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Parts and Connections
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Remote Control
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Instructions
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Care and Maintenance
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FAQs
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Specifications
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Responsible Disposal
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General Safety Instructions
Danger! Caution! This symbol alerts you that there is dangerous voltage
inside. To prevent electric shock, do not open the enclosure.
Important! This symbol alerts you to read and observe important
warnings and instructions on the unit or in this manual.
This symbol for CLASS II (Double Insulation) indicates that the
equipment has been designed with double insulation surrounding live
parts.
This product utilises a Class 1 laser to read discs. This DVD Player is
equipped with safety switches to avoid exposure when the disc door
is open and the safety interlocks are defeated. Invisible laser radiation
is present when the DVD Player’s lid is open and the system’s interlock
has failed or been defeated. It is very important that you avoid direct
exposure to the laser beam at all times. Please do not attempt to defeat
or bypass the safety switches.
WARNING: T o reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this
equipment to rain or moisture.
WARNING: To prevent contact with high voltage components inside, do not
attempt to open the equipment.
WARNING: D
o not repair the unit yourself. Only have it serviced by qualified
personnel.
CAUTION: When replacing the unit’s power plug or cord, the replacement must
be exactly the same or one recommended by the manufacturer. Do
not replace the plug or cord yourself!
CAUTION: A
lign the power plug properly and insert it fully to prevent electric
shock.
CAUTION: This product uses a laser component. Use of controls, adjustments or
performance of procedures other than those specified in this manual
may result in hazardous radiation exposure.
DANGER: When opened, both visible and invisible laser radiation will beam out.
Avoid direct exposure. Do not open the unit.
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General Safety Instructions (Cont.)
Please read and observe all warnings and instructions in this manual and those
marked on the unit. Retain this booklet for future reference.
Location
• Place the unit away from any heat sources, radiators or other products (including
amplifiers) that produce heat.
• Position the cord so no one is likely to walk on it, pinch it or place items on or
against it.
• Do not position the unit in an enclosed car, in places with high temperatures
(40°C or higher) or high humidity (90% or higher), or exposed to direct sunlight.
• Do not use the equipment in excessively dirty places.
• Do not expose the unit to water or any other liquid to avoid contact with
dangerous voltage points and parts that could result in short-circuit.
Usage Conditions
• This unit is designed and manufactured to assure personal safety. Improper use
can result in electrical shock or other damage.
• To avoid exposure to dangerous high voltage, do not remove the cabinet cover.
Refer servicing to qualified service personnel only.
• Openings on the cabinet are provided for ventilation and to protect the unit
from overheating. To ensure proper operation, do not cover them.
• Do not place heavy objects on top of the appliance or step on it.
• Do not place foreign objects on the disc tray.
• Keep your fingers off the disc tray as it closes to avoid injury or damage.
• The top and rear panels of the unit may become warm after a long period of use.
This is not a malfunction.
• Not using the appliance for a long period of time may cause malfunction or poor
performance. We recommend you turn on and use the unit occasionally.
• Do not open or close the disc tray by force. Always use the open/close button on
the DVD
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Parts and Connections
Front Panel
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Back Panel & Connections
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AAA
Disc tray
Open/Close Button
LED Display
Play/Pause Button
Stop Button
Power Button
Remote Control
2 x AAA Batteries
RCA Cable
AAA
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Remote Control
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Remote Control (Cont.)
Remote Control Buttons
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On / Off
Open/Close
Number Buttons
PBC
Programme
Clear
Return
Setup Menu
GOTO
USB/DVD
/ / / Navigation Buttons
Enter
Menu
Title
Play / Pause
Stop
Volume Buttons
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Rewind
Fast Forward
Jump Back to Previous Track/Chapter
Jump to Next Track/Chapter
NTSC/PAL
Left / Right
Angle
Slow
OSD
Step
Subtitle
Repeat
Zoom
Repeat A-B
Language
Copy/Delete
Mute
Reset
Battery Installation
Place two AAA batteries in the remote battery compartment. Be sure the polarities
are correct. There should be no large obstacles between the remote control and
main unit.
Important Notes
• Some features of the player can only be performed by the remote control.
• Some features described in this manual are related to the disc’s encoding.
• Some features may not be available, if the disc encoding does not support the
feature.
• Some features contained in this DVD player are related to the DVD disc’s
software.
• Some features cannot be performed if the disc does not support the feature or
requires special settings.
• To check the features of a particular disc, check its cover or follow the disc’s onscreen menu instructions.
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Instructions
Starting up
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Connect the DVD Player to your TV (or amplifier, if desired) as illustrated on
page 5.
Switch on your TV set and select AV mode.
Plug the DVD Player into an appropriate power point and switch on power to
the outlet.
Press the POWER button on the front of the unit or press the POWER
button on the remote control of your DVD Player. The screen will display
“LOADING” if a disc is loaded, or “No Disc” if no disc is loaded.
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Press the OPEN/CLOSE button on the front panel of the DVD Player, the tray
will come out automatically.
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Place a disc on the tray and press the
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After using the unit, press the
the unit into standby mode.
OPEN/CLOSE button to close the tray.
POWER button on the remote control to switch
Functions
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Unless indicated otherwise, use the remote control to operate the functions
described throughout this manual.
All functions can be accessed/operated with the remote control buttons, some
can also be accessed from the front panel of the DVD Player. The function of the
remote control buttons is the same as the corresponding buttons on the front
panel of the DVD Player.
See the following pages for detailed information about these functions.
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Instructions (Cont.)
Playing a disc
Once it has read the disc, the machine will start playing automatically.
• If the disc is in DVD format, the machine will show the DVD menu or title menu.
• If the disc is in VCD 2.0 format, the machine will active PBC playback control
status.
• If the disc is in CD format, the machine will start playing the CD in sequence.
NOTE: I f the picture does not cover the entire screen or there is no colour display,
press the N/P button and change the play mode (from NTSC to PAL).
Basic playback controls
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Press the PLAY/PAUSE button to play or pause the video/music.
Press the PREV button to skip backward to the previous track/title/chapter.
Press the NEXT button to skip forward to the next track/title/chapter.
Press the REV button to fast reverse the disc 2x, 4x, 8x, 16x, 32x or back to
normal playback speed.
Press the FWD
button to fast forward the disc 2x, 4x, 8x, 16x, 32x or back to
normal playback speed.
Press the STOP button ONCE to stop the disc playing; press the PLAY/PAUSE
button to resume playback from the last played location.
Press the STOP button TWICE to stop playback completely.
Description of functions
On-screen display (OSD)
• In DVD disc playback mode: press the OSD button on the remote control to
display elapsed time, chapter number, language, mode, subtitle mode, chapter
time, title time. In VCD disc playback mode: press the OSD button on the
remote control to display single elapsed time, single remaining time, display off
and other information about the disc.
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Instructions (Cont.)
Play mode (N/P)
Press the N/P button repeatedly to toggle between NTSC, PAL and AUTO play mode.
Number buttons
Press the relevant number buttons for playing favourite tracks/chapters according
to their numbers in the menu.
Subtitles
Press the SUBTITLE button to display or change the subtitles when watching
movies/recordings on multi-subtitle encoded discs. You can choose from the preinstalled subtitles on your DVD disc. (This function only works with multi-subtitle
encoded discs.)
For example, to select language 1 (English) from 8 options, press the SUBTITLE
button and select “English”. If you do not want subtitles displayed, select “Subtitle
off”.
Angle
Press the ANGLE button repeatedly to view the same image from different angles
when watching athletic matches, concerts or theatrical programs on multi-angle
encoded discs. (This function only works with multi-angle encoded discs.)
Title
Press the TITLE button to display the title menu when watching movies/recordings
on multi-title encoded discs. (This function works only with
multi-title encoded discs.)
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Instructions (Cont.)
Menu
The MENU button will return you to the main DVD playback menu. (This function
works only with multi-chapter encoded discs.)
• When playing VCD 2.0 discs, press the RETURN button to return to the PBC
playback menu.
• When playing SVCD discs, press the MENU button to display the menu
on screen. After loading the disc, the unit will enter PBC ON play mode
automatically.
• When playing VCD 1.1, CD-DA and MP3 format discs, press the MENU button
and the PBC OFF notice will appear on the screen. In this mode, the menu will
not display the screen; press the digit button to select the track directly.
Number buttons
Press the relevant number buttons to select picture or track directly.
Direction buttons
When playing discs, use the / / / UP/DOWN/LEFT/RIGHT buttons to select
your options in the disk title, disk menu or your device setup menu.
Repeat
• When playing DVD discs, press the REPEAT button and select from the
following options: repeat title, repeat chapter, repeat all, off.
• When playing VCD discs, press the REPEAT button and select from the following
options: repeat track, repeat disc, repeat off.
• When playing audio CDs, choose the particular song you want to be repeated,
then press the REPEAT button and choose from the following options: repeat
track, repeat disc, cancel off.
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Instructions (Cont.)
Repeat from A-B
Press the A-B button ONCE to set the initial starting point (A) for repeat playback;
press it a second time to set the end point (B). The unit will now repeat playback
from your set points (A) to (B). Pressing the A-B button a third time will cancel the
repeat playback setting.
Zoom
If you want to watch a particular action or still picture in close-up (up to 4 times
maximum), press the ZOOM button repeatedly, up to 6 times, and choose the zoom
level from the following options: 2x, 3x, 4x, 1/2, 1/3, 1/4. Press the button once more
to return the screen to normal playback mode. Once you are in 2x, 3x or 4x zoom
mode, you can move the focus on screen using the / / / buttons on the
remote control.
R/L
When playing discs in SVCD, VCD or CD format, press the L/R button to select one of
the following options: stereo, L-mono, R-mono, Mix-mono.
Volume and Mute
• Press the VOL+ button to increase the volume and the VOL- button to decrease
the volume down to no volume output.
• Press the MUTE button to switch the sound off; press it again to switch the
sound back on.
Program (PROG)
In disc playback mode: press the PROG button to enter program status, then enter
the track numbers desired, for example, 2, 4, 6 and 8. (If you enter a wrong number,
you can press CLEAR to remove the numbers.) Use the arrow buttons to move the
cursor to the Play icon button, then press PLAY/PAUSE to start playing. To exit
programmed play, simply press PROG, clear selected items from right box and press
PLAY/PAUSE button. To repeat the program press REPEAT button for track/chapter
repeat, all tracks/chapters repeat or cancel the repeat function.
Slow
Press the SLOW button repeatedly to choose your level of slow motion from the
following options: 1/2x, 1/4x, 1/8x, 1/16x or 1/32x slower forward speed and back to
normal speed.
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Instructions (Cont.)
Clear
When using the programming or Go To function, press the CLEAR button to clear
the input number.
GOTO
The GOTO button allows you to select title, chapters as well as time points when
playing a DVD.
• To select a title, press the GOTO button once, the GOTO menu setting will
appear on your screen. Use the number buttons to enter the prefered title and
press ENTER button to confirm.
• To select a chapter, use the RIGHT arrow button to select chapter. Use the
number buttons to enter the desired chapter number, then press ENTER button
to confirm. To select any chapter higher than 2 digits, press the 10+ button to
select the chapter number required.
• To select a time point in your movie, press the RIGHT arrow button twice to
select the time point, and use the number buttons to enter desired time to
start playing, such as hour, minute and second. Then press ENTER button to
confirm.
Step
Press this button in DVD playback mode to advance the movie frame by frame,
without sound. Press the PLAY button to return to normal playback mode for sound
and images.
Setup options
Setup options for your Language Setup, Display Setup, Audio Setup, Speaker Setup
and Parental Setup can be accessed from the main setup menu. Available options
for each are listed on the following pages.
The general procedure for selecting setup options is as follows:
• Press the SETUP button on the remote control to display the main menu.
• Use the / UP/DOWN arrow buttons to move up or down in the menu and
select an item. Then press the ENTER button to confirm your selection and
enter the submenu.
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Instructions (Cont.)
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Use the / LEFT/RIGHT arrow buttons to move the pointer and the
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UP/DOWN arrow buttons to select the desired option, then
press the ENTER button to confirm your selection.
Press the LEFT arrow button to return to the last menu. The setup options for
this function are now set.
To end the setup, press the SETUP button again.
Language setup
Under this menu you can select options for OSD Language, Subtitle, Audio, Menu
and Version.
OSD Language
Select available on screen display language: English, French, German and Spanish .
Subtitle
Select available subtitle language: English, French, German, Thai, Spanish and Off.
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Instructions (Cont.)
Audio
Select available audio language: English, French and German.
Menu
Select available menu language: English, French, German, Spanish and Off.
Version
The default version is view version.
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Instructions (Cont.)
Display setup
Under this menu you can select options for Aspect Ratio, TV Type, Video Out, Angle
Mark, Caption, Screen Saver and Last Memory.
Aspect Ratio
Select available aspect ratio: 16:9, 4:3 LB, 4:3 PS.
NOTE:
• Irrespective of what screen format you have selected, if your screen displays in
4:3 format, the picture will be shown in that format anyway.
• For DVDs, the screen format is convertible.
• If your screen display in 4:3 format, when a DVD with 16:9 display format is
played back, the picture will be flattened.
TV Screen/
Film Format
4:3
16:9
4/3
Normal
Full View
16:9
Mailbox
Wide Screen
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Instructions (Cont.)
TV Type
Select available TV type: Auto, NTSC and PAL.
Video Out
The default video output setting is CVBS.
Angle Mark
Turn Angle Mark On or Off.
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Instructions (Cont.)
Caption
Turn caption On or Off.
Screen Saver
Turn screen saver On or Off. Turning screen saver on can protect the screen if you
pause your play for a long period of time.
Last Memory
Turn last memory On or Off. Turning last memory on, the DVD player will resume
play from where you left off.
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Instructions (Cont.)
Audio Setup
Under this menu you can select options for Channel Output, Dual Mono, LPCM
Output and Dynamic.
Channel Output
Select available channel output option: LT/RT or Stereo.
Dual Mono
Select available dual mono option: Stereo, L-mono, R-mono and Mix-mono.
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Instructions (Cont.)
LPCM Output
Select available LPCM output option: 48KHZ or 96KHZ.
Dynamic
Adjust preferred dynamic level by pressing the
Speaker Setup
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UP/DOWN arrow buttons.
Select the sound equalizer effect from Off, 3D, Jazz, Rock, Pop and Classic.
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Instructions (Cont.)
Parental Setup
Under this menu you can select options for Change (password), Rating Level and
Default Reset.
Change (password)
You will need to enter the default password if you are using parental setup for the
first time. The default password is 0000.
Once you have entered the correct password, you can change the password by
entering a new 4 digit password.
And enter it again to save the new password.
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Instructions (Cont.)
Rating Level
Use the / LEFT/RIGHT arrow buttons to set your desired DVD disc rating level.
This option helps to set an appropriate rating to restrict viewing for children. The
options available correspond to the film ratings on the disc.
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Instructions (Cont.)
There are 9 rating level: Off, Kid Safe, G, PG, PG-13, PG-R, R, NC-17, Adult.
Off
No retractions on all DVD discs.
Kid Safe
Safe for young children.
G
General Audiences
PG
Parental Guidance
PG-13
Parental Guidance for children under age of 13
PG-R
Parental Guidance Restricted
R
Restricted
NC-17
No Children under age of 17
Adult
For adult age over 18
Default Reset
Reset settings to factory default.
NOTE: Reset will erase all your previous settings.
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Instructions (Cont.)
USB Playback
This DVD Player supports the following USB playback multimedia formats: AVI,
XVID, MEPG4, DIVX, MP3 and JPEG.
Insert your USB device firmly into the USB port
at the right side of the panel.
(a) If there is no disc in the disc tray, the
player will automatically play the
multimedia files from the USB device.
(b) If the player is in disc playing mode,
press the DVD/USB button to switch to
USB mode. A message will appear on
the screen and prompt you to select
“Disc” or “USB” mode. Use the / UP/
DOWN arrow buttons to make your
selection, then press ENTER to confirm.
• When the player enters USB multimedia
file playback mode, the play menu
interface will be displayed on the screen.
Press the arrow buttons to move the
highlight to your selection, then press
ENTER to confirm.
• If the USB device contains MP3 as well as
other multimedia files, the DVD Player will
give priority to MP3 files.
• For details about multimedia file playback,
see the information on the previous page.
NOTE:
• When reading large MPEG files, the DVD Player may pause temporarily.
• Using a USB device that is unsupported by this DVD Player may cause problems
with normal playback. In such a case, switch off the power, take out the USB
device and then reconnect the device and restart it.
• This unit supports USB FAT, FAT32 single partition drives only. Other USB devices
may not work. Always check the format before buying a USB device.
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Instructions (Cont.)
Audio CD Ripping
In CD playback mode, press the COPY/DEL button on the remote control to display
the CD ripping interface. Use the / / / UP, DOWN, LEFT, RIGHT arrow buttons
to move around on the screen and select the options. Then press the ENTER button
to enter the option/submenu or confirm your choice.
• In the menu you can select a different speed for disc ripping.
• Select Yes to confirm and start your disc ripping.
• Before the unit start to rip your disc, it will ask if you want to rename the files. You
can select Select No to continue.
• If you select Yes, you will be directed to another screen to enter new file names
by using the / / / buttons on your remote control, and press enter to
confirm each selection.
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Instructions (Cont.)
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Do not unplug your USB drive while ripping disc. Disc ripping will be
unsuccessful and files maybe damaged if you unplug USB drive while ripping.
The ripping progress screen will automatically close once ripping has
successfully completed.
NOTE:
• The audio disc must be in good condition, have no scratches or marks and
should play smoothly.
• The destination USB device must be compatible with the DVD Player and have
enough space.
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Care and Maintenance
When Not in Use
• Unplug the unit from the power outlet after use to avoid possible damage
during electrical storms, or when the equipment will be unattended or unused
for a long period of time.
When the unit is not in use, be sure to remove the disc and turn it off.
Maintenance
• Unplug the unit from the power outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid or
aerosol cleaners on the unit.
• This unit is transistorised and does not contain any parts you can repair yourself.
Do not open it or attempt to repair it. Opening or removing covers may expose
you to dangerous voltage or other hazards.
• If the unit has been damaged, have it serviced or repaired by qualified personnel.
• Upon completion of service or repair of the unit, ask the service technician to
perform safety checks to ensure the unit is in proper operating condition.
Condensation
The unit may suffer from condensation in the following situations:
• When you take the unit directly from a cold to a warm place, and vice versa.
• When you use the unit in a room where you just turned on a heater, or where
cold air from an air conditioner is directed on to the unit.
• When you use the unit in hot and humid surrounds just after having moved it
from an air conditioned room.
• When the room is steamy or damp.
• If condensation exists, the unit will not operate properly. Remove the disc, plug
the power cord into the wall socket, turn on the unit and leave it for two to three
hours. After that time, the unit will have warmed up and any moisture will have
evaporated. Keeping the unit connected to the wall socket will keep moisture
condensation problems to a minimum.
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Care and Maintenance (Cont.)
Disturbances
When you place the unit near a TV, radio or VCR, the playback picture quality may
deteriorate and the sound may be distorted. To avoid these problems, place the
unit away from these appliances.
Disc Protection
• Do not touch the playback side of the disc.
• Do not attach tape or paper to the disc. To clean off dust, slightly moisten a soft
cloth and finish with a dry cloth.
• Do not use any type of solvent, commercially available benzene or antistatic
spray for vinyl LPs, as these may damage the discs.
Storing Discs
• Do not store discs in a place subject to or near heat sources.
• Do not store discs in a place subject to moisture and dust, such as a bathroom or
near a humidifier.
• Store discs vertically in a case. Stacking discs or placing objects on discs outside
their case may cause warping.
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FAQs
If you encounter any problems with your DVD Player, check the suggestions below
to try and solve them. If none of the advice below helps with the problem, contact
our after sales support line for advice. Under no circumstances try and open the
unit yourself. It must only be checked and repaired by qualified personnel.
There is no sound.
• Ensure the DVD player is firmly connected to your TV or any other devices (e.g.
amplifier).
• Make sure the volume on your TV and the DVD player is set to an appropriate
level and the sound is not muted.
There is no picture.
• Ensure your DVD player is firmly connected to your TV or any other devices (e.g.
amplifier).
• Ensure your TV is working properly.
• Make sure the DVD Player is in the correct mode. Press the N/P button
repeatedly until the correct video output setting is selected.
• Ensure the disc is correctly loaded (with the label side facing upwards).
• Make sure that the disc you are playing is undamaged and clean.
The remote control does not work.
• Make sure there are no obstacles between the player and the remote control.
• Point the remote control to the remote control sensor on the player.
• The batteries in the remote control unit may need replacing.
There are problems with the picture.
• Make sure the disc is clean and unscratched.
• As the player is controlled by a microcomputer, when encountering a problem
switch off the power first and then switch it back on again in a few seconds. This
may solve your problem.
The unit does not respond to any operation.
• Strong signal or noise interference may have activated safe mode. Unplug the
unit and wait at least 10 seconds before trying again.
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Specifications
Type of disc
DVD/VCD/HDCD/CD/DVD±R/RW
Video Format
DIVX3.0, 4.0, 5.0, MPEG4 (AVI Container)
Audio Format
MP3, WMA (DRM not supported)
Signal Output
Colour System
AUTO, NTSC, PAL
Audio System
AC-3 Digital Output, Audio DAC
16bit/48KHZ
CD
4Hz 20KHz(EIAT)
DVD
4Hz 22KHz (48K)
Frequency Response
4Hz 44KHz(96K)
Signal to Noise Ratio
(SNR)
>92dB
THD
<0.04%
Output Terminals
Video
Composite (Video) x 2
Audio
Analogue 2.0ch (L/R)
Input
USB 2.0 Host Port (FAT, FAT32 Single Partition Drives Only)
Power Input
100-240VAC 50/60Hz
Power Consumption
10W
Unit Dimensions
255 (W) x 45 (H) x 205 (D)mm
Unit Weight
1.2kg
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