Apex Digital AD-703A DVD Player User Manual

Limited Warranty
DVD PLAYER
90 DAYS LABOR
ONE YEAR REPLACEMENT OF PARTS
WHO IS COVERED?
A proof of purchase is required to receive warranty service. A sales receipt or other document showing original
date of purchase is considered proof of purchase.
WHAT IS COVERED?
Warranty repair is one (1) year limited warranty coverage:
• 90 days from original date of purchase:
- Parts and labor are included under warranty repair.
• After 90 days up to one (1) year from original date of purchase.
- Parts usage will be cover under warranty.
- Labor will be charged at a flat rate.
NOTE: If you don’t have proof of purchase, then your unit will be considered out-of-warranty. Out-of-warranty repairs
will be charged at a flat labor rate, including any necessary parts.
WHAT IS EXCLUDED?
Your warranty does not cover:
- Labor charges for installation or setup of the product, adjustment of customer controls on the product, and
installation or repair of antenna systems outside of the product.
- Product repair and/or part replacement because of misuse, accident, unauthorized repair or other cause not
within the control of Apex Digital, Inc.
- A product that requires modification or adaptation to enable it to operate in any country other than the country for
which it was designed, manufactured, approved and/or authorized, or repair of products damaged by these
modifications.
- Incidental or consequential damages resulting from the product. (Some states do not allow the incidental or
consequential damages, so the above exclusion may not apply to you. This includes, but is not limited to,
prerecorded material, whether copyrighted or not copyrighted.)
MAKE SURE YOU KEEP:
Please keep your sales receipt or other document showing proof of purchase. Attach it to this owner’s manual and
keep both nearby. Also keep the original box and packing material in case you need to return your product.
BEFORE REQUESTING SERVICE:
Please check your owner’s manual before requesting service. Adjustments of the controls discussed there may
save you a service call.
REMEMBER
Keep a record of your model and serial number.
MODEL # _____________________________
SERIAL # ____________________________
WHERE IS SERVICE AVAILABLE?
Please contact: APEX DIGITAL, INC.
2919 E. Philadelphia St., Ontario, CA 91761
(909) 930-1239
customerservice@apexdigitalinc.com
This warranty gives you specific legal rights. You may have other rights which vary from state/province to state/province.
We reserve the rights to change the manual without further notice.
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Memo
DISCS AND OUTPUT SOUNDS
DVD Video Discs
Sound recording
system
Dolby Digital
MPEG 2
48kHz
Linear PCM
96kHz
VCD
CD
MPEG/
PCM44.
1kHz
Audio setting on
the setting screen
SPDIF
/RAW
SPDIF
/RAW
SPDIF
/RAW
SPDIF
/PCM
SPDIF
/RAW
SPDIF
/PCM
SPDIF
/RAW
SPDIF
/PCM
SPDIF
/RAW
SPDIF
/PCM
SPDIF
/RAW
SPDIF
/PCM
ANALOG
AUDIO OUT jacks
_____
o
_____
o
_____
o
o
_____
o
Dolby
Digital
bitstream
PCM
(48kHz)
MPEG 2
bitstream
PCM
(48kHz)
PCM
(48kHz)
PCM
(48kHz)
_____
PCM
(44.1kHz)
PCM
(44.1kHz)
DIGITAL
AUDIO OUT jack
ON VIDEO CD
This DVD video player supports the VIDEO CD with PBC (Version 2.0) (PBC) is the abbreviation for Play
Back Control.
You can enjoy two kinds of playbacks, depending on types of disc.
TYPE OF DISC
VIDEO CD without PBC
(VERSION 1.1)
HOW TO ENJOY
Audio and movie can be played back by operating the unit in the
same way as the audio CD.
VIDEO CD with PBC
(VERSION 2.0)
In addition to the operation of the VIDEO CD without PBC, you can
enjoy a playback with interactive software and software with search
function by using the menu displayed on the TV screen (Menu
Playback). Some of the functions described in this manual may not
work in some discs.
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Before Calling Service Personnel
Check the following guide for the possible cause of a problem
before contacting service.
SYMPTOMS AND CORRECTION
Cause
Symptom
• The power plug is disconnected
• Connect the power plug into the wall outlet securely.
No picture
• The TV is not set to receive DVD output
• The video cable is not connected securely
• Select the appropriate video input mode on the TV so the
picture from the DVD video player appears on the TV
screen.
• Connect the video cable into the jacks securely.
• The equipment connected with the audio
cable is not set to receive DVD signal output.
• Select the correct input mode of the audio receiver so you
can listen to the sound from the DVD video player.
• The audio cables are not connected
securely.
• Connect the audio cable into the jacks securely.
• The power of the equipment connected
with the audio cable is turned off.
• Turn on the equipment connected with the audio cable.
• The setting of output sound type is
not correct.
• Set the audio setting correctly.
The playback
picture has
occasional distortion
• The disc is dirty.
• Eject the disc and clean it.
• It is in fast forward reverse playback.
• Sometimes a small amount of picture distortion may
appear. This is not malfunction.
Brightness is unstable
or noises are produced
on playback pictures
• The copy protection’s effect.
• Connect the DVD video player to the TV directly.
The DVD video player
does not start playback
• No disc is inserted.
• Insert a disc. (Check that the DVD or VCD or audio CD
indicator in the DVD displays is lit.)
• An unplayable disc is inserted.
• Insert a playback disc. (Check the disc type and color
system).
• The disc is placed upside down.
• Place the disc with the playback side down.
• The disc is not placed within the guide.
• Place the disc on the disc tray correctly inside the guide.
• The disc is dirty.
• Clean the disc.
• A menu is on the TV screen.
• Press the SETUP button to turn off the menu screen.
• The parental lock function is set.
• Cancel the parental lock function or change the parental
lock level. (The Pre-set password is 3308.)
Buttons do not work
• Power supply fluctuations or other
abnormalities such as static electricity may
interrupt correct operations.
• Turn the power on or off with the POWER button. Or
disconnect the power plug and insert it into the wall outlet
again.
• Check each button on the remote, make sure it is in
normal position.
The remote control
does not work properly
•The remote control is not pointed at the
remote sensor of the DVD video player.
• Point the remote control at the remote sensor of the DVD
video player (left side).
•The remote control is too far from the DVD
video player.
• Operate the remote control within about 7m.
•The batteries in the remote control are
exhausted.
• Replace the batteries with new ones.
No sound
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Correction
No power
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Specifications
DVD VIDEO PLAYER/OUTPUTS/SUPPLIED ACCESSORIES
DVD VIDEO PLAYER
Power supply
120V AC 50 or 60 Hz
Power consumption
20VA
Mass
3.3 kg
External dimensions
430 x 81 x 300 mm (W/H/D)
Signal system
MULTI/NTSC/PAL
Laser
Semiconductor laser, wavelength 650 nm
OUTPUTS
Video output
1.0 V (p-p), 75 Ω, negative sync., pin jack x 1
S video output
(Y) 1.0 V (p-p), 75 Ω negative sync., Mini DIN 4-pin x 1
(C) 0.286 V (p-p), 75 Ω
Component video output
(Y) 1.0 V (p-p), 75 Ω negative sync., pin jack x 1
(Cr)/(Cb) 0.7 V (p-p), 75 Ω
Audio output (digital audio)
0.5 V (p-p), 75 Ω, pin jack x 1
Audio output (analog audio)
2.0 V (rms), 330 Ω, pin jack(L,R) x 1
SUPPLIED ACCESSORIES
Audio cable (red and white)
1 pair
Remote control
1
Batteries (AAA)
2
Video cable (yellow)
1
S-Video cable
1
Power cord
1
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Notes on Discs
HOW TO HANDLE, CLEAN, AND STORE DISCS.
HANDLING DISCS
• Do not touch the playback side of the disc.
• Do not attach paper or tape to discs.
CLEANING DISCS
• Fingerprints and dust on the disc cause picture and sound deterioration. Wipe
the disc from the center outward with a soft cloth. Always keep the disc clean.
• If you cannot wipe off the dust with a soft cloth, wipe the disc lightly with a
slightly moistened soft cloth and finish with a dry cloth.
• Do not use any type of solvent such as a thinner, benzine, commercially
available cleaners or anti-static spray for vinyl LP’s. It may damage the disc.
STORING DISCS
• Do not store discs in places subject to direct sunlight or near heat sources.
• Do not store discs in places subject to moisture and dust such as a bathroom or near a humidifier.
• Store discs vertically in a case. Stacking or placing objects on discs outside of their case may cause warping.
ABOUT THIS OWNER’S MANUAL
This owner’s manual explains the basic instructions of this DVD video player. Some DVD video discs are produced in a manner
that allows specific or limited operation during playback. As such, the DVD video player may not respond to all operating
commands. Refer to instruction notes of disc.
may appear on TV screen during operation.
means that the operation is not permitted by the DVD video player.
PLAYABLE DISCS
NOTES ON REGIONAL NUMBERS
This DVD video player can play back the following discs.
Disk Mark
DVD
video
disc
Contains
Disc Size
Audio
+
Video
(moving
pictures)
12 cm
Maximum playback time
Approx. 4 hours
(single sided disc)
The region number of this DVD video player is 1. If region
numbers, which stand for their playable area, are printed on
your DVD video disc, make sure the disc plays region 1 or
ALL . Otherwise playback will not be allowed by the player (In
this case, the DVD video player will display the message.)
TYPE OF TV SYSTEM
Connect this DVD video player to a TV compatible with
PAL/3.58 NTSC system.
Approx. 8 hours
(double sided disc)
Audio
+
Video
(moving
pictures)
Video
CD
Audio
CD
36
12 cm
Approx. 74 minutes
8 cm
Approx. 20 minutes
12 cm
Approx. 74 minutes
8 cm
(CD single)
Approx. 20 minutes
Audio
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Customizing the Function Settings
SETUP
THIS DVD VIDEO PLAYER ALLOWS YOU TO CUSTOMIZE THE
PERFORMANCE TO YOUR PERSONAL PREFERENCES.
SETUP MENU
ENTER/PLAY
GENERAL SETUP
SPEAKER SETUP
DOLBY
PREFERENCES
KARAOKE SETUP
DIGITAL SETUP
DISPLAYING THE SETUP MENU SCREEN
The SETUP MENU screen asks you to select a setting category from General
Setup, Speaker Setup, Dolby Digital Setup, Karaoke setup and Preferences.
The selected category will provide you the setting details using the
succeeding screen.
1. Press SETUP.
- - SETUP MENU - - MAIN PAGE
GENERAL SETUP
SPEAKER SETUP
DOLBY DIGITAL SETUP
KARAOKE SETUP
PREFERENCES
SETUP
EXIT SETUP
GENERAL SETUP
NORMAL/PS*
NORMAL/LB
WIDE
- - GENERAL PAGE - TV DISPLAY
TV TYPE
ANGLE MARK
T OSD LANG
AUDIO OUT
CAPTION
SCR SAVER
VIDEO OUT
MAIN PAGE
Setup Current Status
MULTI
NTSC*
PAL
ON*
OFF
ENGLISH*
CHINESE
ANALOG*
SPDIF/RAW
SPDIF/PCM
GENERAL SETUP
2. Press
to select category
(highlight), then press PLAY/ENTER.
ON
OFF*
- - SPEAKER SETUP PAGE - DOWNMIX
MAIN PAGE
ENGLISH*
FRENCH
SPANISH
CHINESE
JAPANESE
PLAY
ENTER
--PREFERENCE PAGE--
T
AUDIO
SUBTITLE
DISC MENU
PARENTAL
PASSWORD
DEFAULTS
S-VIDEO*
YUV VIDEO
Set Current Status
LT/RT
STEREO*
LINE OUT*
RF REMOD
LOUD SPEAKER SETUP
ENGLISH*
FRENCH
SPANISH
CHINESE
JAPANESE
OFF
- - DOLBY DIGITAL SETUP - OP MODE
DUAL MONO
DYNAMIC
STEREO*
L- MONO
R- MONO
MIX- MONO
MAIN PAGE
ENGLISH*
CHINESE
FRENCH
SPANISH
JAPANESE
*
DOLBY DIGITAL RELATED
2/8
OFF
Setup Current Status
MAIN PAGE
- - KARAOKE PAGE - OP MODE
KARAOKE SHIFT
MAIN PAGE
SET PREFERENCE
FULL
6/8
4/8
ON
OFF*
Set Key Shift Mode
Setup Current Status
3. Press SETUP to normal playback.
SETUP
1. KID SAFE
2. G
3. PG
4. PG-13
5.
6. PG-R
7. NC-17
8. ADULT*
CHANGE
RESET
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NOTES
• Preset password is 3308 .
• Highlighted function will be expanded at bottom of the screen.
• The SETUP MENU screen disappears if you press the
SETUP button while it is displayed.
• Functions and menu may change without notice.
* Factory defaults
** You must press STOP to set up PREFERENCES.
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Setting the Parental Lock
YOU CAN USE THE PARENTAL LOCK FUNCTION ONLY WITH DVD VIDEO
DISCS EQUIPPED WITH THE PARENTAL LOCK FEATURE.
SETUP
3, 4, 5
ENTER/PLAY
SETTING THE PARENTAL LOCK
STOP
DVD video discs equipped with the parental lock function are rated according to
their content. The contents allowed by a parental lock level and the way a DVD
video disc can be controlled may vary from disc to disc. For example, if the disc
allowed, you could edit out violent scenes unsuitable for children and replace them
with more suitable scenes, or lock out playback of the disc all together.
1. Press STOP during playback
Press STOP once.
2. Press SETUP
The SETUP MENU appears on the TV screen.
4. Select PARENTAL, press ENTER
- - - PREFERENCE PAGE - - AUDIO
1. KID SAFE
T SUBTITLE
2. G
DISC MENU
3. PG
PARENTAL
4. PG 13
PASSWORD
5.
DEFAULTS
6. PG-R
7. NC-17
MAIN PAGE
8. ADULT
PLAY
ENTER
SET PARENTAL CONTROL
5. Select ratings, press ENTER/PLAY
SETUP
- - SETUP MENU - - MAIN PAGE
GENERAL SETUP
SPEAKER SETUP
DOLBY DIGITAL SETUP
KARAOKE SETUP
PREFERENCE
EXIT SETUP
6. Enter your password then press ENTER/PLAY
The pre-set password is 3308
PREFERENCES PAGE
PASSWORD CHANGE PAGE
3. Select PREFERENCE, press ENTER.
- - SETUP MENU - - MAIN PAGE
GENERAL SETUP
SPEAKER SETUP
DOLBY DIGITAL SETUP
KARAOKE SETUP
PLAY
ENTER
PREFERENCE
EXIT SETUP
PREFERENCES PAGE
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OLD PASSWORD:
NEW PASSWORD:
CONFIRM PWD:
SETUP
7. Press SETUP to exit setup,
press PLAY to start
TO CHANGE YOUR PASSWORD:
1. Follow step 4 to select password change.
2. Enter old password.
3. Enter new password.
4. Re-enter to confirm your new password.
5. Press ENTER.
6. Press SETUP.
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Using the On-Screen Display
THIS DVD VIDEO PLAYER ALLOWS YOU TO VIEW THE STATUS AND DISC INFORMATION ON TO YOUR
TV SCREEN.
CHECKING THE OPERATIONAL STATUS
With this function, you can view on your TV, the following:
- Current title
- Track number
- Total playing time
DISPLAY
Press DISPLAY during playback.
Current Title
DISPLAY
TITLE
0:01:30
03/10
Current Chapter
CHAPTER
01/02
Total Chapter
Total Title
TITLE
1:14:08
REMAIN
CHAPTER
0:00:45
ELAPSED
CHAPTER
0:16:22
REMAIN
Total playing time of the disc is displayed in the DVD display.
TO TURN OFF THE ON-SCREEN
DISPLAY
Press DISPLAY Again.
DISPLAY
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Continued
Karaoke
FUNCTIONS AVAILABLE IN THIS UNIT (SET WITH KARAOKE ON)
DVD video
VIDEO CD
• Echo adjustment
• Key adjustment
• Echo adjustment
• Key adjustment
• Sound selection
• Sound selection of left
and right channel
• Vocal cancel*
• Vocal change*
AUDIO
*Vocal cancel:
Eliminates the vocal sound centered from the sound
stereo-recorded in a VIDEO CD.
*Vocal change:
When your vocal is entered through the microphone,
the vocal part recorded in sound-multiplex is
eliminated and your vocal will be heard.
MUTE
ECHO
VOCAL
ASSIST
KEY
* For DVD Karaoke disc:
Press “AUDIO” for sound selection.
* For VCD Karaoke disc:
Press “VOCAL ASSIST” for sound selection.
* For DVD, VCD Karaoke disc:
Press “MUTE” to eliminate sound and vocal. Keep
the microphone on.
• The vocal cancel function may not work in some discs.
• The vocal change function works with a disc recorded
in sound-multiplex.
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Karaoke
THIS DVD VIDEO PLAYER ALLOWS YOU TO ENJOY KARAOKE WITH ONE OR TWO MICROPHONES
HOW TO SETUP THE KARAOKE
Make sure that the Karaoke discs are either a VCD Karaoke or a DVD Karaoke disc. These are the only two
compatible formats that this DVD video player will recognize.
Note: The microphone audio output is analog and will only produce audio from the Mixed Audio section of the
audio output on the back of the DVD player.
1. Connect the microphone to MIC 1 or/and MIC 2.
MIC
1
2
2. Adjust the MIC level and ECHO level.
MIC LEVEL
-
+
ECHO LEVEL
-
+
How to adjust the sound level of the Microphone(s):
Using the MIC LEVEL on the front panel of the DVD video player, adjust the knob of MIC LEVEL until
your sound level of preference.
How to adjust the ECHO LEVEL/KEY LEVEL:
For echo, using the ECHO LEVEL on the front panel of the DVD video player, adjust the knob of
ECHO LEVEL until your sound level of preference. For key, press KEY+/KEY- on remote control unit to
adjust the key level.
NOTICE
• While you are in the Karaoke mode and experience a (Pi!) sound, please try the following:
- Keep the microphone(s) away from any speakers.
- Lower the sound level of the microphone.
- Lower the sound level volume of the speaker .
• The karaoke function will stay on unless you follow the proper steps to turn the karaoke off.
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Selecting Subtitles
THIS DVD VIDEO PLAYER ALLOWS YOU TO DISPLAY THE SUBTITLES FROM THOSE INCLUDED ON
THE DISC, ON TO YOUR TV SCREEN.
Good afternoon
Bonsoir
Buenas tardes
HOW TO DISPLAY SUBTITLES
You have the option to select a preferred subtitle from those included on the DVD video disc.
Press the SUB-T button
during playback.
SUB-T
SUBTITLE 1
1/03
SUBTITLE 2
2/03
SUBTITLE 3
3/03
SUB-T
SUBTITLE OFF
To TURN OFF the subtitles.
Press the SUB-T during playback
until the subtitles disappears.
SUB-T
SUBTITLE OFF
NOTICE
• Due to the nature of some DVD video discs, you may not be able to turn off the subtitles and they will appear on
screen automatically.
• As you press the SUB-T button, the subtitles may not appear immediately during some scenes.
• If the subtitles continue to show on your TV even after the DVD has been turned off, please refer to the TVs close
caption settings.
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Playing in a Favorite Order
THIS DVD VIDEO PLAYER ALLOWS YOU TO PROGRAM
UP TO 99 ITEMS INTO THE MEMORY AND THEN PLAY
THEM BACK IN ANY ORDER. YOU HAVE THE OPTION TO
COMBINE YOUR FAVORITE, TITLES, CHAPTERS OR
TRACKS AND PLAY THEM BACK THE WAY YOU WANT IT
PLAYED BACK. (PROGRAM PLAYBACK)
PROGRAM
HOW TO SET TITLES, CHAPTERS, OR TRACKS IN A FAVORITE ORDER
The program playback function will automatically playback titles, chapters, or
tracks in the order preprogrammed.
PROGRAM
1. Insert a disc, turn PBC OFF
then press the PROGRAM
button.
At this time, the menu will appear.
PBC OFF
PROGRAM
3. Press the PLAY button
The DVD video
player starts
memory
playback.
P 00:00
To CHANGE the programmed item:
Press the STOP button, then follow step 1.
2. Using the numbered button, select
the items you want in the order you
want them programmed in.
Program Position 1
Memory 1
PROGRAM
P01:04
Memory 2
PROGRAM
P02:09
Memory 3
PROGRAM
P03:01
Memory 4
PROGRAM
P04:03
To CANCEL the programmed item:
Press the STOP button, then press the
PLAY button.
Track 4 on your CD
To RESUME NORMAL PLAYBACK
from memory playback
Press the PBC OFF button during stop.
The MEMORY indicator will disappear.
PBC OFF
CLEAR
To reset program, press CLEAR.
About the +10 Key:
To select tracks 10 and above, use the “+10” key and additional numbered keys to go the sum of the keys
choosen position.
Example: go to track 12, press the “+10” Key and the number 2 Key to equal 12. To go to track 20, press the
“+10” Key twice and so on. You can program up to 99 items into the memory.
NOTICE
• When the DVD video player is turned off, or if the discs are removed, the program item will be removed.
• Depending on the disc, the program playback may not function.
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Selecting the Camera Angle/Selecting a Language
THIS DVD VIDEO PLAYER ALLOWS YOU TO SELECT FROM SEVERAL
DIFFERENT ANGLES AND LANGUAGES.
AUDIO
ANGLE
ANGLE 1
ANGLE 2
Good afternoon
Buenas tardes
Bonsoir
Selecting a language
Selecting the camera angle
HOW TO CHANGE THE CAMERA ANGLE
If the DVD video disc was recorded from multiple angles, you have the
option to change the camera angle of the scene you are watching.
Press the ANGLE button while playing back a scene recorded with
multiple angles.
• You may only press the ANGLE button when the angle icon
is flashing on the DVD display.
ANGLE
• Each time you press the ANGLE button, the
angle will change.
2/2
1/2
NOTICE
• The angle function will not work on DVD video discs that does not contains recorded multiple angles.
• During still playback, you are able to change the camera angle. However, when you resume to normal playback, the camera angle
changes to the new settings.
• The angle icon indicator will illuminate while playing back a title that contains at least one scene recorded from multiple angles.
HOW TO SELECT A PLAYBACK AUDIO SETTING
This DVD video player allows you to select a preferred language and sound recording system
from those included on the DVD video disc.
1. Press the AUDIO button during playback
AUDIO
-
1/3 : AC - 3
5.1
ENGLISH
Language
2. Press the AUDIO button again to
cycle backwards
AUDIO
-
2/3 : AC - 3
5.1
ENGLISH
AUDIO
-
3/3 : AC - 3
5.1
SPANISH
AUDIO
-
1/3 : AC - 3
5.1
FRENCH
AUDIO
Dolby AC-3
Total Audio Channels
Current Audio Position
Recording systems
This DVD video player uses the Dolby Digital/AC-3, MPEG 2, PCM and DTS recording systems. It cannot playback DVD video discs
recorded in any other recording system.
NOTICE
• The player returns to the initial default settings, when you turn on the DVD video player or replace a disc.
• The DVD video player plays a prior sound programmed on the disc, when you select a sound which is not included on the disc.
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Zooming a Picture
ZOOMING A PICTURE
This DVD video player allows you to zoom into a picture as well as shift the zoom point.
Press ZOOM during normal playback or slow-motion.
The DVD video player magnifies in the center of the picture.
ZOOM X 2
ZOOM
ZOOM X 4
ZOOM
If you press
point shifts.
during zoom playback, the zoom
PLAY
ENTER
TO RESUME NORMAL PLAYBACK.
Press ZOOM during zoom playback.
ZOOM
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Playing in Random Order
THIS DVD VIDEO PLAYER ALLOWS YOU TO PLAYBACK TITLES, CHAPTERS WITHIN A TITLE, OR
TRACKS IN RANDOM ORDER. (RANDOM PLAYBACK)
PLAYING TITLES IN RANDOM ORDER
This DVD video player will automatically choose the titles in a DVD video disc and play them back randomly.
PBC OFF
1. Press the PBC OFF button
2. Press the SHUFFLE button during stop
SHUFFLE
SHUFFLE ON
PBC OFF
SHUFFLE
3. Press the ENTER/PLAY button
The DVD video player will now start
random playback.
ENTER/PLAY
NOTICE
You must press the ENTER/PLAY button within 5 seconds after
you press the SHUFFLE button.
TO RESUME NORMAL PLAYBACK.
Press PBC OFF during stop, then
press ENTER/PLAY.
PBC OFF
NOTICE
• While you are stopped the random playback function, it will not operate with the memory playback function.
• In order for this function to work, the PBC must be turned off.
• The DVD video player will go to another chapter or track and start playback, if you press the SKIP
button during random playback.
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Playing Repeatedly
THIS DVD VIDEO PLAYER ALLOWS YOU TO PLAYBACK A SPECIFIC TITLE, CHAPTER, TRACK, OR
SEGMENT REPEATEDLY. (TITLE REPEAT, CHAPTER/TRACK REPEAT, A-B REPEAT)
HOW TO REPEAT A TITLE, CHAPTER, OR TRACK
1. Select the title, chapter, or track you want to repeat
2. Press the REPEAT button
The repeat mode changes, each time you press the REPEAT button.
REPEAT
CHAPTER REPEAT ON
Repeats the same chapter.
TITLE REPEAT OFF
Repeats the same title.
REPEAT OFF
Resumes normal playback.
A-B
REPEAT
DVD video disc
HOW TO REPEAT A SPECIFIC SEGMENT
1. Press the A-B button at the beginning of the
segment in which you want to repeat playback
(point A)
A-B
A to B
SET A
A-B
2. Press the A-B button again at the end of the
segment (point B)
The DVD video player will automatically return to point A and
start to repeat playback of the selected segment (A-B).
A to B
SET B
A-B
3. Press the A-B button to cancel the A-B
repeat function
A to B
CANCELLED
The DVD video player will resume to normal playback.
NOTICE
•
•
•
•
Depending on the disc, you may experience a difference between point A and the location where playback actually resumes.
If a segment allows for multiple camera angles, you can not set the A-B repeat function.
Be aware that some discs will not respond to the A-B repeat function.
CD does not have this feature.
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VIEW INDIVIDUAL CHAPTERS
TITLE
PBC OFF
If the DVD video disc contains different chapters, you can locate a
specific chapter.
NUMBER BUTTONS
1. Press PBC OFF
PBC OFF
GOTO
ENTER/PLAY
PBC OFF
2. Press DVD DIGEST
The player plays each individual chapters.
3. Press
DVD DIGEST
to show the rest of the chapters
4. Select chapter by numbers
The DVD player start to play selected chapter.
• Return to normal playback, Press PBC
OFF again.
• Digest only displays 9 chapters each time.
• Some disc you may stop playback,
then press PBC off.
LOCATING A TITLE
If a DVD video disc contains title numbers, you can locate a specific title by directly selecting a title number.
1. Press GOTO during playback
Make sure that the space next to
TITLE is highlighted.
GOTO
3. Press ENTER
The DVD video player starts playback from
chapter 3 of the selected title 2.
2. Press numbers to select the title and
chapter you want
To select title 22:
e.g. To select title 2
TITLE:
02
2
+10
+10
2
/02 CHAPTER: 03/03
NOTICE
• By pressing
you may shift the highlights between the TITLE and CHAPTERS.
• In order to access the GOTO function on some disc, you must first press the PBC OFF.
• To select the time, you can press the GOTO twice.
• From the SETUP menu you may choose a preferred language.
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Locating a Specific Title, Chapter or Track
THE DVD VIDEO DISCS ARE NORMALLY DIVIDED INTO TITLES. THE TITLES ARE SUB-DIVIDED INTO
CHAPTERS. MOREOVER, VIDEO CD, AUDIO CD and MP3 CD ARE DIVIDED INTO TRACKS. YOU CAN
CONVENIENTLY LOCATE ANY SPECIFIC TITLE, CHAPTER, OR TRACK WITH THIS DVD
VIDEO PLAYER.
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 1
TITLE 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Track 1
Track 2
Track 3
Track 4
Track 5
TITLE 2
DVD Video Disc
VIDEO CD/Audio CD
LOCATING A TITLE USING THE TITLE MENU
You can locate a specific title using the title menu function, if a DVD video disc contains a title menu.
TITLE
1. Press the TITLE button
Title 1
Title 2
Title 3
Title 4
On the TV screen, the title menu will appear.
2. Press the
you want
button to select the title
You can also directly locate a specific title by pressing its assigned
number with the number buttons.
PLAY
ENTER
Example of a title menu.
3. Press the ENTER button
This will cause the DVD video player to start playback from chapter 1
of the title selected .
NOTICE
• You may experience that some discs will not respond to this function.
• If different instructions appear on the TV screen, follow those instructions. The instructions above are describing the basic
procedure where the procedures may vary depending on the contents of the DVD video disc.
LOCATING A SPECIFIC CHAPTER OR TRACK
This DVD video player allows you to locate consecutive chapters or tracks.
Press the SKIP
or
SKIP
button repeatedly to display the requested chapter or track
SKIP
The DVD video player starts playback from the selected chapter or track.
How to locate proceeding chapters or tracks
• When you press the SKIP
button, the DVD video player starts playback from the
beginning of the proceeding chapter or track.
How to locate succeeding chapters or tracks
• When you press the SKIP
button, the DVD video player starts playback from the
beginning of the succeeding chapter or track.
Notice: On some discs the titles may not display the sub-divided chapters.
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PLAYING IN SLOW-MOTION
A disc can also be played back in slow-motion.
TV SCREEN (FORWARD)
SF 2x
2X the normal speed
SF 4x
SF 8x
4X the normal speed
8X the normal speed
SR 4x
SR 8x
PLAY
normal speed
TV SCREEN (REVERSE)
SR 2x
PLAY
ENTER/PLAY
1/2 the normal speed
1/4 the normal speed
1/8 the normal speed
normal speed
SLOW
Press the SLOW button during playback
The playback speed becomes 1/2, 1/4, or 1/8 of the normal speed
each time you press the SLOW button.
(Reverse slow play as the same.)
NOTICE
• During the slow-motion playback, the sound is muted.
• CD does not have this feature.
TO RESUME NORMAL PLAYBACK.
Press ENTER/PLAY.
RESUMING PLAYBACK FROM THE SAME LOCATION
This DVD video player allows you to stop playback and
continue playback later from the same location on the disc.
1. Press the STOP button
This will interrupt the playback and the DVD video player will memorize
the location where you stopped playback.
2
2. Press the ENTER/PLAY button
The DVD video player will resume the playback from the location
where you stopped playback.
1
NOTICE
• The following will cancel the RESUME function:
- Unpluging the DVD video player after you stop playback.
- Ejecting the disc.
- Adjusting/changing the parental lock or selecting a different language setting.
• On occasion depending on the disc, you may experience a difference of location where playback resumes.
• CD does not have this feature.
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ADVANCED PLAYBACK
The DVD video player allows you to playback discs at various speeds.You may
also resume playback from the location where you stopped playback.
2X
4X
6X
8X
Slow
Motion
Frame by
Frame
Last
Play
ENTER/PLAY
REW
FWD
PLAYING AT 2X, 4X, 6X, OR 8X THE NORMAL SPEED
PAUSE/STEP
You can play back a disc at 2x, 4x, 6x, or 8x the normal speed.
Press the REW or FWD button during playback.
The playback speed becomes 2x the normal speed.
The playback speed changes, each time you press the REW or FWD button.
REW: Fast reverse
FWD: Fast forward
TV SCREEN
FF 2x
2x the normal speed
FF 4x
FF 6x
FF 8x
4x the normal speed
6x the normal speed
8x the normal speed
TO RESUME NORMAL PLAYBACK.
Press ENTER/PLAY.
• Video CD, Audio CD
The rewind or forward playback alternates between 1x, 2x, 3x, 4x speed.
NOTICE
• The DVD video player will not playback sound and subtitles during scan reverse and forward playback of DVD video discs. The DVD
video player will play sound during fast forward or fast reverse playback of audio CDs.
• The speeds may vary slightly from disc to disc and the 2x, 4x, 6x, and 8x speeds are only approximate speeds.
PLAYING FRAME BY FRAME
Press the STEP button during playback.
STEP
The picture will advance one frame each time you press
the STEP button.
TO RESUME NORMAL PLAYBACK.
Press ENTER/PLAY.
NOTICE
• During frame by frame playback, the sound is muted.
• CD does not have this feature.
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FOR A HIGHER QUALITY PICTURE
The DVD video discs produces a high resolution picture as well as contains
a lot of information. This causes periodical picture noise on the TV during
playback. The noise will vary depending on the selected TV used with this
DVD video player. To control the picture noise reduce the sharpness
adjustment on your TV when viewing DVD video discs.
POWER
TITLE
TITLE
MENU
AUDIO
SUB-T
1
2
3
4
ANGLE
GOTO
5
6
7
8
DISPLAY
9
0
+10
CLEAR
MUTE
SHUFFLE
PROGRAM
P/N
PBC OFF
VOL
SETUP
ENTER/PLAY
ABOUT DVD VCD CD
On the heading bar the DVD VCD CD icons will appear depending on the
disc being playbacked.
SLOW
REPEAT
A-B
STEP
RESUME
ZOOM
PAUSE
DVD: DVD video discs
VCD: Video CDs
CD: Audio CDs
STOP
HOW TO START PLAYBACK FROM THE MENU SCREEN
1. Press
or the number buttons to select the title.
Title 1
Title 2
Title 3
Title 4
PLAY
ENTER
2. Press the ENTER/PLAY button.
The DVD video player will start playback from
the title selected.
HOW TO PAUSE PLAYBACK (STILL PLAYBACK)
Press the PAUSE
during playback.
Press the PAUSE or ENTER/PLAY
button to resume normal playback.
During the still playback the sound
is muted.
HOW TO STOP PLAYBACK
The DVD video player is stopped.
Press the ENTER/PLAY button to replay.
Press the STOP button twice.
Press the ENTER/PLAY button.
The DVD video player returns to chapter 1
or track 1.
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Wait until the disc tray is completely open
before removing any discs.
After removing the discs, press the
OPEN/CLOSE button to close the
disc tray.
NOTICE
Press the STOP button.
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At the completion of each movie a menu screen will appear.
Be aware that the on-screen setup menu may damage your
TV by permanently burning that image onto the screen. To
avoid this, press the STOP button at the completion of each
movie. You may also decide to setup the SCREEN SAVER.
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HOW TO PLAYBACK A DISC.
Basic Playback (see page 10 -13 for connections details)
How to playback DVD video discs or VIDEO CDs
• Turn on the TV and choose the video input source which is connected to the DVD video player.
How to enjoy the sound from the audio system
• Turn on the audio system and choose the input source which is connected to the DVD video player.
• Set the playback picture size respectedly to the ratio of the connected TV via the SETUP MENU displays.
• Set the "AUDIO OUTPUT" to "ANALOG" via the SETUP MENU displays, if you do not have the necessary
equipment to enjoy Dolby Digital (DTS) sound.
1. Press the POWER button displayed on the front panel.
POWER
The POWER indicator will illuminate red, as the DVD video player turns on.
2. Press the OPEN/CLOSE button.
This will open the disc tray.
Notice
3. Place the disc on the disc tray.
Be sure the playback side is faced down.
4. Press ENTER/PLAY
After closing the disc tray playback
will start.
As the DVD video player is reading the disc, a menu
will appear on screen.
• A disc may be damaged if it is not correctly
placed on the guides in the disc tray, this
may also cause the DVD video player to
malfunction.
• Do not force or place anything other than
DVD video disc, VIDEO CD, audio CDs, or
MP3 CD on the disc tray.
Notice
• The menu screen will appear automatically
or you may access the menu screen by
pressing the TITLE button.
NOTICE
• Moving the DVD video player during playback may cause damage to the disc as well as the player.
• To open and close the disc tray, you may only use the OPEN/CLOSE button on the remote control or DVD video player.
• Do not force or place anything other than DVD video disc, VIDEO CD, audio CD on the disc tray.
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WARNING
DO NOT set "AUDIO OUTPUT" to "SPDIF/RAW" via the SETUP MENU displays, unless connecting (Via the
PCM/DOLBY DIGITAL AUDIO OUT jack) a receiver that has the Dolby Digital/DTS decoding functions. Take precaution
for high volume sounds may damage your speakers as well as your hearing.
Enjoying 2 Channel Digital Stereo
Sound (BETTER)
Enjoying Dolby Pro Logic Surround
Sound (GOOD)
2 Channel Digital Stereo
Dolby Pro Logic Surround
Enjoy the dynamic sound of 2 Channel Digital
Stereo by connecting an amplifier equipped with
a digital audio input and speaker system (right
and left front speakers).
Enjoy the dynamic realistic sound of Dolby Pro
Logic Surround by connecting an amplifier and
speaker system (right and left front speakers, a
center speaker, and one or two rear speakers).
1
2
To VIDEO
OUT
To PCM/DOLBY
DIGITAL AUDIO OUT
To ANALOG
AUDIO OUT 2
To VIDEO
OUT
Video cable
Coaxial cable
Audio cable
Video cable
To digital
audio input
Connection
Example
Amplifier equipped
with digital audio input
Front
speaker
(left)
To video
input
Front
speaker
(right)
TV
Set "AUDIO OUTPUT" to "SPDIF/PCM" via the
setup menu.
To audio
input
Connection
Example
Amplifier
equipped with
Dolby Pro
Logic Surround
To video
input
Front
speaker
(left)
Connect one or
two speakers. The
output sound from
the rear speakers
will be monaural
even if you
connect two rear
speakers.
Front
speaker
(right)
TV
Center
speaker
Rear
speaker
Set "AUDIO OUTPUT" to "ANALOG" via the
setup menu.
NOTICE
• It will be helpful to also refer to the manual of the connected TV.
• Turn off the power and unplug both units before setting up any connections.
• Due to the wide dynamic range of sound output of the DVD video player, adjust the volume of your receiver to a comfortably modist
listening level to avoid any speaker damage.
• When connecting or disconnecting the DVD video player, be sure to turn off the amplifier to avoid any speaker damage.
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Enjoy Dolby Digital or DTS (BEST)
Dolby Digital/DTS
Dolby Digital and DTS surround sound are currently what you hear
when you go to movies. Now you can enjoy home theater, or concert
like audio with the most amazing sound quality, in the comforts of
your own home.
Dolby Digital and DTS programming can deliver surround with five
discrete full range channels plus a sixth channel for subwoofers. You
can enjoy your APEX DVD with your Dolby Digital or DTS Digital
Surround Sound System. All you need is to connect your DVD player
to a Dolby Digital/DTS receiver, or a Dolby Digital Ready receiver with
an external (AC-3) decoder.
To VIDEO OUT
dts
To PCM/DOLBY DIGITAL AUDIO OUT
How to setup the sound output
• From the SETUP MENU displays, set the "AUDIO OUT PUT" to "SPDIF/RAW".
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.
It is forbidden by law to copy, broadcast, show, broadcast on
cable, play in public, and rent copyrighted material
without permission.
DVD video discs are copy protected, and any recordings
made from these discs will be distorted.
Manufactured under license from Dolby Digital
Laboratories. " Dolby " and the Double-D symbol are
trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. Confidential
unpublished works. c 1992-1997 Dolby Laboratories,
Inc. All rights reserved.
"
DTS " and " DTS Digital Out " are trademarks of Digital
Theater System, Inc.
NOTICE
• Do not connect the PCM/DOLBY DIGITAL AUDIO OUT jack of the DVD video player to the AC-3 RF input of a Dolby Digital receiver.
Instead, connect to the “DIGITAL” or “COAXIAL” input of a Dolby Digital/DTS receiver or Processor. The input of the A/V receiver is
not compatible with the PCM/DOLBY DIGITAL AUDIO OUT jack and is primarily for Laserdiscs only.
• Connect the PCM/DOLBY DIGITAL AUDIO OUT jack of the DVD video player to the "DIGITAL" or "COAXIAL" input of a Dolby
Digital/DTS receiver or Processor.
• It will be helpful to also refer to the manual of the connected TV.
• Turn off the power and unplug both units before setting up any connections.
• Due to the wide dynamic range of sound output of the DVD video player, adjust the volume of your receiver to a comfortably modist
listening level to avoid any speaker damage.
• When connecting or disconnecting the DVD video player, be sure to turn off the amplifier to avoid any speaker damage.
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BEST PICTURE
The Component Video input allows you to enjoy the sound and picture quality of the DVD video discs.
• How to setup the sound output
From the SETUP MENU, set the "AUDIO OUTPUT" To "ANALOG".
• How to setup the video output
From the SETUP MENU, set the "SET VIDEO OUT" to "YUV VIDEO" when using the Component Video
output jacks.
1
2
To Cb
VIDEO
OUT
To Cr
VIDEO
OUT
To Y
VIDEO
OUT
To Cb VIDEO IN
To Cr VIDEO IN
To Y VIDEO IN
NOTICE
• It will be helpful to also refer to the manual of the connected TV.
• Turn off the power and unplug both units before setting up any connections.
• Keep the DVD video player away from any tuner or radio to avoid any static or distorted sound during a broadcast.
• When connecting any disconnecting the DVD video player, be sure to turn off the amplifier to avoid any speaker damage.
• Due to the wide dynamic range of sound output of the DVD video player, adjust the volume of your receiver to a comfortably modist
listening level to avoid any speaker damage.
NOTICE (COMPONENT VIDEO OUTPUT)
Component input terminals when connected to selected TVs and monitors will produce a higher quality picture playback. Depending
on the selected TVs and monitors, the wording of the component input terminals may vary. (ie:R-Y, Y, B-Y, etc.) If there are any
fluctuations with the color played back adjust the TV or monitor to achieve the best audio and/or picture.
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Connection 3
Connecting the TV , DVD, VCR, and Cable
or Satelite Box
Figure 3
AD-800 (Back)
Your TV (Back)
UHF/Antenna IN
Coaxial
(V)
(R)
(L)
RF-Modulator
TV / Video Input
Conntection
L
R
V
To TV
Antenna
(V)
(L)
TV /Audio Input
Conntection
(R)
Your Cable/Satelite Box
OUT
IN
Your VCR (Back)
UHF/Antenna OUT
Coaxial
IN
OUT
To your Cable/Satelite connection
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Connection 1
Connecting the TV to the DVD through the
VCR
Figure 1
AD-800 (Back)
Your TV (Back)
UHF/Antenna IN
Coaxial
(V)
(R)
(L)
RF-Modulator
TV / Video Input
Conntection
L
R
V
To TV
Antenna
(V)
(L)
TV /Audio Input
Conntection
(R)
Your VCR (Back)
UHF/Antenna OUT
Coaxial
Connection 2
Connecting the TV to the DVD through
the Cable or Satelite Box
Figure 2
AD-800 (Back)
Your TV (Back)
UHF/Antenna IN
Coaxial
(V)
(R)
(L)
RF-Modulator
TV / Video Input
Conntection
L
R
V
To TV
Antenna
(V)
TV /Audio Input
Conntection
(L)
(R)
Your Cable/Satelite Box
OUT
IN
To your Cable/Satelite connection
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GOOD, BETTER, BEST
Connecting the DVD video player to your TV.
• How to setup the sound output
From the SETUP MENU, set the “AUDIO OUTPUT” to “ANALOG”.
• How to setup the video output
From the SETUP MENU, set the “SET VIDEO OUT” to “S-VIDEO” when using the S VIDEO OUT jack.
GOOD
BETTER
Yellow
1
1
2
2
Red
White
TV Video Input
TV Video Input
Black
White
Red
TV Audio Input
White
Red
Yellow
TV Audio Input
Red
Black
White
Connect the DVD video player with the S Video cable, if the
TV has an S video input. Do not connect the yellow video
cable if using the S Video cable.
NOTICE
• It will be helpful to also refer to the manual of the connected TV.
• Turn off the power and unplug both units before setting up any connections.
• The playback picture will be distorted, if you do not connect the DVD video player directly to your TV because DVD video discs
are protected by Macrovision.
• Therefore, if you connect the DVD video player to a video cassette recorder (VCR), or TV/VCR combination, the playback picture
will be distorted.
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Connection 2
Connecting the TV to the DVD through the Figure 2
Cable or Satelite Box
DVD (Back)
Your TV (Back)
1) Connect the three-terminal composite video
cable to the back of your Apex DVD player. This
cable has three prongs, one each in yellow, red,
and white. The yellow prong will go into the jack
labeled "Video Out"; the white prong will go into
the jack labeled "Front-L"; the red prong will go
into the jack labeled "Front-R".
COAXIAL
AUDIO OUT
L
1
UHF/Antenna IN
Coaxial
(L)
(R)
2
VIDEO OUT
R
RF-Modulator
TV /Audio Input
Conntection
TV / Video Input
Conntection
L
(V)
R
V
To TV
Antenna
(V)
(L)
2) Connect the opposite end of the compositevideo cable into the back of the RF modulator.
Make sure to match up the colors correctly.
3) Connect a coaxial cable from the "Antenna
Out" jack on the back of your Cable or Satellite
receiver to the "Antenna" jack on the RF
modulator. The coaxial cable is the one-wire,
metal-ended type that you screw onto the VCR.
(R)
Your Cable/Satelite Box
OUT
IN
To your Cable/Satelite connection
4) Connect a coaxial cable from the "To TV" jack on the RF modulator
to the jack on the back of your TV.
5) Make sure your TV is set to the appropriate channel before using
your DVD player. In most cases, this is channel 3 or 4.
Connection 3
Connecting the TV , DVD, VCR, and Cable
or Satelite Box
1) Connect the three-terminal composite video
cable to the back of your Apex DVD player. This
cable has three prongs, one each in yellow, red,
and white. The yellow prong will go into the jack
labeled "Video Out"; the white prong will go into
the jack labeled "Front-L"; the red prong will go
into the jack labeled "Front-R".
Figure 3
(Back)
Your TV (Back)
COAXIAL
AUDIO OUT
L
1
(L)
(R)
2
VIDEO OUT
R
RF-Modulator
TV / Video Input
Conntection
(V)
2) Connect the opposite end of the compositevideo cable into the back of the RF modulator.
Make sure to match up the colors correctly.
4) Connect a coaxial cable from the "Antenna
Out" jack on the back of your VCR to the
"Antenna" jack on the RF modulator.
5) Connect a coaxial cable from the "To TV" jack
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R
V
To TV
Antenna
(V)
(L)
TV /Audio Input
Conntection
(R)
Your VCR (Back)
Your Cable/Satelite Box
OUT
3) Connect a coaxial cable from the "Antenna
Out" jack on the back of your cable or satellite
receiver to the "Antenna In" jack on the back of
your VCR. The coaxial cable is the one-wire,
metal-ended type that you screw onto the VCR.
UHF/Antenna IN
Coaxial
UHF/Antenna OUT
Coaxial
IN
IN
OUT
To your Cable/Satelite connection
that the VCR is set to the
appropriate channel, as well. This
selector is usually on the back of
your VCR. Consult your VCR
manual for further information.
on the RF modulator to the jack on
the back of your TV.
6) Make sure your TV is set to the
appropriate channel before using
your DVD player. In most cases, this
is channel 3 or 4. Also make sure
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Note: Not all RF Modulators are compatible
with APEX Digital players. Please see our
website for recommendations.
Many older televisions do not have the newer component-video, composite-video, or s-video connections that
optimize DVD technology. While it would be advised to purchase a newer television in order to take full advantage of
the digital quality of DVD’s, it is possible to connect an older television to a DVD player. This connection requires a
device called an RF modulator.
First, it is necessary to ascertain whether or not your TV needs a RF modulator. Look at the back of your TV. If you
see three input connectors lined up in a row, in the colors of yellow, red, and white, then you will not need an RF
modulator. If you see a connector labeled "s-video", then you will not need an RF modulator. If you do not have either
of these connectors, then you will need to purchase an RF modulator from the store where you purchased your Apex
Digital DVD player or other home electronics retailers.
Older televisions use a coaxial connection, which combines all of the video signal from an exterior source into a
single line. This line is then translated by your TV into the picture you see. The RF modulator combines the output
signals from the DVD player, or any other device, into the coaxial connection for use by your television.
Below are written and pictoral instructions on the proper way to connect an RF modulator to your Apex DVD player
and your TV.
Connection 1
Connecting the TV to the DVD through the
VCR
Note: Many VCRs will distort the picture of a DVD
player. This is NOT a malfunction of the DVD player
or VCR. All DVD manufacturers are required to
install macrovision copyright ciruritry to prevent
copying via VCR. This is what causes the distortion.
1) Connect the three-terminal composite video
cable to the back of your Apex DVD player. This
cable has three prongs, one each in yellow, red,
and white. The yellow prong will go into the jack
labeled "Video Out"; the white prong will go into the
jack labeled "Front-L"; the
red prong will go into the jack labeled
"Front-R".
Figure 1
DVD (Back)
Your TV (Back)
COAXIAL
AUDIO OUT
L
1
UHF/Antenna IN
Coaxial
(L)
(R)
2
VIDEO OUT
R
RF-Modulator
TV /Audio Input
Conntection
TV / Video Input
Conntection
L
(V)
R
V
To TV
Antenna
(V)
(L)
(R)
Your VCR (Back)
UHF/Antenna OUT
Coaxial
2) Connect the opposite end of the composite-video
cable into the back of the RF modulator. Make sure
to match up the colors correctly.
3) Connect a coaxial cable from the "Antenna Out"
jack on the back of your VCR to the "Antenna" jack
on the RF modulator. The coaxial cable is the onewire, metal-ended type that you screw onto the
VCR.
5) Make sure your TV is set to the appropriate
channel before using your DVD player. In most cases,
this is channel 3 or 4.
4) Connect a coaxial cable from the "To TV" jack on
the RF modulator to the jack on the back of your
TV.
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PREPARING THE REMOTE CONTROL
To operate the DVD video player, you must first place the batteries in the remote control.
1
2
Open the cover.
3
Insert batteries (AAA size).
Close the cover.
Make sure to match the + and - on
the batteries to the marks inside the
battery compartment.
OPERATING WITH THE REMOTE CONTROL
Operating DVD video player with the remote control.
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DISC 1
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
0
DISC 2
DISC 3
OPEN/CLOSE
TITLE
+10
DIGITAL
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PLAY/ENTER
OFF
STOP
3 DISC
STEP/
PAUSE
1 MIC LEVEL 2
_
_
+
1
MIC
+
AUDIO
2
30˚
SUB-T
ANGLE
The remote control must point at the remote sensor, in order for the
DVD player to function correctly.
MENU
30˚
Distance: Maximum of 7 m from the front of the remote sensor.
Angle:
Approximately 30˚ from each direction.
*Please do not place the remote sensor towards any light source such as direct
sunlight or illumination. The DVD video player will malfunction, if you do so.
NOTICE (BATTERIES)
FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS BELOW BECAUSE INCORRECT USE OF BATTERIES MIGHT CAUSE THEM TO LEAK OR CORRODE.
• Do not place the batteries in the wrong direction.
• It is dangerous to charge/heat/open or short-circuit the batteries.
• Do not leave dead batteries or mix old/new batteries in the remote control.
• When not using the remote control for a long duration of time, remove the batteries.
• When difficulties occur, with the remote control, or if the operating range becomes reduced, then replace the batteries.
• If leakage from the battery occurs, wipe the battery liquid from the battery compartment, then replace the batteries.
• With normal usage the batteries should last one year.
NOTICE (REMOTE CONTROL)
• The remote control should be aimed directly towards the remote sensor of the DVD video player.
• Avoid dropping the remote control.
• Avoid spilling any liquids and/or extreme heat.
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THE INSTRUCTIONS IN THIS MANUAL DESCRIBE
THE FUNCTIONS ON THE REMOTE CONTROL.
1.
TITLE
20. PBC OFF
2.
POWER
21. SUB-T
1
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18
2
3.
SETUP
22. DISC1
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3
20
4.
DISPLAY
23. DISC2
5.
AUDIO
24. DISC3
6.
NUMBERS
25. MUTE
7.
SHUFFLE
26. KEY +
8.
PROGRAM
27. VOLUME
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9.
VOCAL ASSIST
28. ECHO +
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5
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10. GOTO
29. ECHO -
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11. SLOW
30. KEY -
8
28
12. REPEAT
31. ENTER/PLAY
13. REVERSE
32. A-B
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14. FORWARD
33. RESUME
15. PREVIOUS SKIP
34. P/N
16. STOP
35. ZOOM
17. MENU
36. FORWARD SKIP
18. OPEN/CLOSE
37. PAUSE/STEP
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31
32
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19. ANGLE
33
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Press 1 , 2 or 3 anytime on the front
panel or on the remote control unit, you can
switch the disc inside the 3 disc changer.
Press OPEN/CLOSE on the front panel, you can
change the rest of two discs and it will not affect the
disc that is currently playback. After you finish
changing the two discs, press OPEN/CLOSE again
and the loader will close and store that two discs
inside the 3-disc changer.
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35
14
36
15
37
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NOTICE
• Press OPEN/CLOSE in order to close the disc tray during playback.
It will not close the disc tray automatically during playback.
• A few seconds are needed during switching inside the 3-disc
changer.
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REMOVE A DISC
How to remove a disc that is currently playback.
1. Press STOP.
2. Press the DISC button that is not currently playback.
For example:
To remove DISC 1, you need to press either DISC 2 or DISC 3.
DISC 1
DISC 2
DISC 3
3. Press OPEN/CLOSE.
4. Remove the disc.
WHAT IS VCD?
A VCD looks like an ordinary 5” CD with the same digital audio quality, plus good video capability. It is a new
video format that offers a quality picture with over an hour of playing time.
Note:
1)When you playback video CD, you must turn PBC OFF in order to stop the chapter/scene.
2) The AD-703A DVD player will only play “Comercially” made VCD and SVCD’s. Apex does not now of any software
that will produce VCD’s or SVCD on a PC or MAC.
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DVD Display
The indicators vary depending on the kinds of discs you play.
VIDEO CD/AUDIO CD indicator
Dolby Digital indicator
Chapter/track
number indicator
MEMORY indicator
Repeat playback mode indicator
PBC indicator
Title number
TITLE
PBC
CH/TRK
TOTAL
DSVCD
PROG
1)
ALL 2)
DVD
3)
DVD indicator
Total playing
Operating
status indicator time indicator
VCD Video discs
DVD Video discs
• When closing the disc tray:
• When closing the disc tray:
Example
Example
TITLE
CH/
3
1:0
• During playback:
Example
Example
Playing chapter 3
DVD
0:00:02
Example
PBC
TRK
1:0
3
Playing track 3
Elapsed time of
the current title
Compact Disc
• When closing the disc tray:
Example
• During playback:
• During playback:
Angle icon indicator
VCD
8:08:88
Elapsed time of
the current title
TRK
CD
0:00:02
3
Playing track 3
Elapsed time of
the current title
Some DVD video discs may not display
the chapter numbers or elapsed time.
• Other indicators
When playing back the
same title, chapter or
track repeatedly.
During memory playback.
When playback is paused.
When playing back the entire
disc repeatedly.
During shuffle playback.
When playing back a specific
segment repeatedly. (A-B repeat)
When the camera angle can
be changed.
• Display directions
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STOP
TITLE
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FRONT PANEL
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2
4
3
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1
POWER ON/OFF
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PLAY/ENTER
2
DVD DISPLAY
7
STEP/PAUSE
3
DISC LOADING TRAY
8
NEXT
4
OPEN/CLOSE
9
PREVIOUS
5
STOP
5
6
8
7
REAR PANEL
3
2
5
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COMPOSITE VIDEO OUTPUT
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ANALOG AUDIO OUTPUT
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DIGITAL AUDIO-COAXIAL OUTPUT
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POWER CORD INPUT
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Table of Contents
Safety Precautions ........................... 1
Playing in Random Order................... 22
Important Safety Instructions ........... 2 - 3
Zooming a Picture ............................. 23
Introduction ........................................ 4
Selecting the Camera Angle/
Selecting a Language ........................ 24
Identification of Controls .................... 6
Playing in a Favorite Order.................. 25
DVD Display ...................................... 7
Selecting Subtitles ............................. 26
Removing Disc & What is VCD? ........ 8
Karaoke ........................................... 27 - 28
Remote Control .................................. 9 - 10
Using the On-screen Display ............ 29
Connecting to a TV ............................ 11
Setting the Parental Lock ................... 30
Connecting to a TV using a RF Modulator
............................................................... 12
Customizing the Function Settings .... 31
Notes on Discs ................................... 32
Connecting to an Audio System or TV
Component Video Input ................... 12
Connecting to Optional Equipment.... 13 - 14
Playing Back a Disc ........................... 15 - 18
Locating a Specific Title,
Chapter or Track ................................ 19 - 20
Specifications ..................................... 33
Before Calling Service Personnel ...... 34
Memo ................................................ 35
Limited Warranty................................. 36
Playing Repeatedly ........................... 21
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Introduction
Your DVD video player is a player for digital video discs
conforming to the universal DVD video standard. With it, you
will be able to enjoy full-length movies with true cinema picture
quality, and stereo or multichannel sound (depending on the
disc, and on your playback setup). The unique features of this
DVD video, such as selection of sound track and subtitle
languages, and of different camera angles (again depending on
the disc), are all included. What’s more, Parental Control lets
you decide which discs your children will be able to see.
You will find your player remarkably easy to use, by way of the
On-Screen Display (setup menu) and player display, in
combination with the remote control.
UNPACKING
When shipping the DVD video player, the original shipping carton and packing comes in handy. For
maximum protection, repack the unit as it was originally packed at the factory.
First check and identify the contents of your DVD video player package, as listed below:
- DVD video player
- Remote control handset with separately packed batteries
- Power cable
- S-Video cable (1)
- RCA cables (3) (1 yellow, 1 red, and 1 white)
- Owner’s manual
- Size AAA batteries (2)
If any item should be damaged or missing, please inform your supplier without delay.
Keep the packaging materials, you may need them to transport your player in the future.
WHERE TO LOCATE YOUR DVD
A. Place the unit on a firm, flat surface.
B. When you place this DVD video player near a radio, or VCR, the playback picture may become poor
and/or distorted. In this situation, move the DVD video player away from the other units.
C. Keep away from direct sunlight & domestic heating equipment.
D. If placed in a cabinet, please allow at least 2.5 cm (1 inch) of free space all around the player for
proper ventilation.
TO OBTAIN A CLEAR PICTURE
The DVD video player is a high technology, precision device. If the optical pick-up lens and disc drive parts
are dirty or worn down, the picture quality becomes poor. To obtain a clear picture, we recommend regular
inspection and maintenance (cleaning or parts replacement) every 1,000 hours of use depending on the
operating environment. For details, contact your nearest dealer.
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Important Safety Instructions
14. OBJECT AND LIQUID ENTRY - Care should be taken so
that objects do not fall and liquids are not spilled into the
units openings. Such situations could result in fire or
electrical shock.
15. NON-USE PERIODS - The power cord of the unit
should be unplugged, when not in use for a long time.
21. SAFETY CHECK - Ask the service technician to
perform safety checks upon completion of the unit.
22. WALL AND CEILING MOUNTING - The unit should be
mounted to a wall or ceiling only as recommended by
the manufacturer.
16. DISC - Do not use a deformed, cracked, or heavily
scratched disc. Using these disc will limit your viewing
pleasure, and/or may damage the internal workings of
your machine.
17. LIGHTING AND POWER SURGES - Use a power strip to
help eliminate surges and spikes caused by lighting and
static electric charges.
18. POLARIZATION OR GROUNDING - Precautions should be
taken so that the polarization or grounding means of a
unit is not defeated. To prevent electric shock match the
wide blade of the plug to the wide slot of the outlet and
fully insert. If the wide blade does not match up with the
outlet try reversing the plug.
19. SERVICING - Do not attempt to service this unit
yourself. Only qualified APEX service technicians
should work on your DVD Player.
20. DAMAGE REQUIRING SERVICE - The unit should be
serviced by qualified APEX authorized specialist when:
A. The unit does not appear to operate normally or
exhibits a marked change in performance.
B. When the power supply cord or plug is damaged.
C. If objects have fallen, or liquid has been spilled into
the unit.
D. If the unit has been exposed to water or rain.
E. If the unit has been dropped or damaged in any way.
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CAUTION:
PLEASE READ AND OBSERVE ALL WARNINGS AND INSTRUCTIONS GIVEN IN THIS OWNER’S
MANUAL AND THOSE MARKED ON THE UNIT. PLEASE KEEP THIS MANUAL FOR FUTURE USE.
This product was designed and manufactured to meet strict quality and safety standards. The safeguards incorporated
in this unit will protect you if you observe the following procedures for installation, use, and service. There are, however,
some installation and operation precautions which you should be aware of.
1. READ THE OWNER’S MANUAL - Follow all the operating
and installation instructions.
2. RETAIN INSTRUCTIONS - The safety and operating
instructions should be retained for future use.
3. PAY ATTENTION TO WARNINGS - All warnings on the
appliances and in the operating instructions should
be followed.
8. CLEANING - Unplug the unit from the wall outlet before
cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners
directly on the unit. Use a damp cloth for cleaning.
9. CARTS AND STANDS - The unit and cart combination
should be moved with care. Quick stops, excessive
force and uneven surfaces may cause the unit and cart
combination to overturn. The unit should be used only
with a cart or stand recommended by the manufacturer.
4. FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS - Follow all operating
instructions to achieve optimal use.
10. POWER-CORD PROTECTION - Power-supply cords
should be routed so that they are not likely to be walked
on or pinched by items places upon or against them.
5. POWER SOURCES - This product should only be
operated from the type of power source indicated on
the label.
11. OVERLOADING - Do not overload wall outlet, or
extension cords. This can result in a risk of fire or
electrical shock.
6. HEAT - This unit should be situated away from heat
sources, such as amplifiers, radiators, stoves or any
other units producing heat.
12. DISC TRAY - Keep your fingers well clear of the disc
tray as it is closing. It may cause serious personal
injury,
or do damage to the machine.
7. WATER AND MOISTURE - Do not use this unit near
water, for example: near the kitchen sink, a bath tub,
washbowl, laundry tub, swimming pool, or in a wet
basement.
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receiver) on your DVD player. The object may fall,
causing serious personal injury or death.
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The lightning flash with a arrowhead symbol within an equilateral triangle is
intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated "dangerous
voltage" within the product's enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude
to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.
!
WARNING
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
AVIS
RISQUE DE CHOC ELECTRIQUE NE
PAS OUVRIR
WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC
SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK).
NO USER SERVICEABLE PART INSIDE. REFER
SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the
user to the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing)
instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance.
WARNING:
DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE, DUE TO THE HIGH RISK OF FIRE OR
ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT OPEN THE CABINET DANGEROUS HIGH VOLTAGES ARE PRESENT INSIDE
THE
ENCLOSURE. ONLY QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL SHOULD ATTEMPT THIS.
CAUTION:
TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK, MATCH WIDE BLADE OF PLUG TO WIDE SLOT, AND
FULLY INSERT.
ATTENTION:
POUR EVITER LES CHOCS ELECTRIQUE, INTRODUIRE LA LAME LA PLUS LARGE DE LA FICHE
DANS LA BORNE CORRESPONDANTE DE LA PRISE ET POUSSER JUSQU' AU FOUD.
CAUTION:
This Digital Video Disc Player employs a Laser System. To prevent direct exposure to the laser beam, do not
try to open the enclosure. Visible laser radiation when open and interlocks defeated.
The use of control adjustments or the performance of procedures other than those specified may result in
hazardous radiation exposure.
DO NOT STARE INTO BEAM.
To ensure proper use of this product, please read this owner’s manual carefully and retain for future reference.
Should the unit require maintenance, contact an authorized service location, or contact APEX Digital Inc. Only
qualified service personnel should remove the cover.
FCC NOTICE:
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device. Pursuant with
the FCC Rules, Part 15. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful
interference in a residential installation.
WARNING:
Changes or modifications made to this equipment, not expressly approved by APEX or parties authorized by
APEX will void all the manufacture warranties.
THE REGION CODE FOR THE UNIT IS 1.
CLASS 1
LASER PRODUCT
Since it is very usual for DVD movies to be released at different times in different regions of the world, all
players have region codes and disks can have an optional region code. If you load a disk of a different
region code to your player, you will see the region code notice on the screen. The disk will not play, and
should be unloaded.
For Customer Use:
In spaces provided below, record the Model and Serial No. located on the rear panel of your DVD video player.
Model No.
Serial No.
Retain this information for future reference.
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