RCA DRC6389T Car Video System User Manual

RCA DRC6389T Car Video System User Manual
DRC6389t
8" Dual Screen Mobile DVD
OWNER'S MANUAL
Safety Precautions
caution
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
DO not expose this unit to rain or moisture
WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF
ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE
COVER
(OR
BACK).
NO
USERSERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER
SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
The lightning flash with an arrowhead
WARNING: TO PREVENT FIRE OR
SHOCK HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS
symbol, within the equilateral triangle, is
APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
intended to alert the user to the presence
DO NOT PLACE OBJECTS FILLED WITH
of uninsulated "dangerous voltage" within
the product's enclosure that may be of LIQUIDS ON OR NEAR THIS UNIT.
sufficient magnitude to cause an electric CAUTION: USE OF CONTROLS OR ADJUSTMENTS
shock.
OR PERFORMANCE OF PROCEDURES OTHER THAN
The exclamation point within the
equilateral triangle is intended to alert
the user to the presence of important
operating and maintenance (servicing)
instructions in this owner's manual.
THOSE SPECIFIED MAY RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
RADIATION EXPOSURE.
CAUTION: DANGER OF EXPLOSION IF BATTERY IS
INCORRECTLY REPLACED. REPLACE ONLY WITH
THE SAME OR EQUIVALENT TYPE.
* SEE BOTTOM OF UNIT FOR GRAPHIC
SYMBOLS *
CAUTION
This product contains a low
power laser device.
On Placement
• Do not use this unit in places that are extremely
hot, cold, dusty or humid.
• Do not restrict the airflow of this unit by placing it
somewhere with poor air flow, by covering it with a
cloth, or by placing it on bedding or carpeting.
• This unit should not be exposed to dripping or
splashing liquid and no objects filled with liquids,
such as vases, should be placed on the unit.
FCC Information
WARNING: Changes or modifications to this unit
not expressly approved by the party responsible for
compliance could void the user authority to operate
the equipment.
NOTE: This equipment has been tested and found
to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device,
pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits
are designed to provide reasonable protection
against harmful interference in a residential
installation. This equipment, used in accordance with
the instructions, may cause harmful interference to
radio communications.
However, there is no guarantee that interference will
not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment
does cause harmful interference to radio or television
reception, which can be determined by turning the
equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to
try to correct the interference by one or more of the
following measures:
INVISIBLE LASER RADIATION WHEN
OPEN AND INTERLOCKS DEFEATED.
AVOID EXPOSURE TO BEAM.
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment
and receiver.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a
circuit different from that to which the receiver is
connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV
technician for help.
Shielded cables must be used with this unit to ensure
compliance with the Class FCC limits.
On Safety
• When connecting or disconnecting the AC power
cord, grip the plug and not the cord itself. Pulling
the cord may damage it and create a hazard.
• When you are not going to use the unit for a long
time, disconnect the power adapter.
On Condensation
• When left in a heated room where it is warm and
damp, water droplets or condensation may form
inside the unit. When there is condensation inside
the unit, the unit may not function normally. Let the
unit stand for 1 to 2 hours before turning the power
on, or gradually heat the room and let the unit dry
before use.
Rating Plate Location
• The rating plate location is on the rear of the unit.
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SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
• TO PREVENT FIRE OR SHOCK HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS UNIT TO RAIN OR
MOISTURE. DO NOT PLACE OBJECTS FILLED WITH LIQUIDS ON OR NEAR THIS UNIT.
• SHOULD ANY TROUBLE OCCUR, DISCONNECT THE AC POWER ADAPTER AND REFER
SERVICING TO A QUALIFIED TECHNICIAN.
• TO BE COMPLETELY DISCONNECT THE POWER INPUT, THE AC/DC ADAPTOR OF APPARATUS
SHALL BE DISCONNECTED FROM THE MAINS THE AC/DC ADAPTOR OF APPARATUS SHOULD NOT
BE OBSTRUCTED OR SHOULD BE EASILY ACCESSED DURING INTENDED USED.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
1. Read these instructions.
2. Keep these instructions.
3. Heed all warnings.
4. Follow all instructions.
5. Do not use this apparatus near water.
6. Clean only with a dry cloth.
7. Do not block any of the ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
8. Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including
amplifiers) that produce heat.
9. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or grounding - type plug. A polarized plug has two blades
with one wider than the other. A grounding type plug has two blades and a third grounding prong. The wide
blade or the third prong is provided for your safety. If the provided plug does not fit into your wall outlet,
consult an electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet.
10.Protect the AC power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles,
and the point where they exit from the apparatus.
11.Only use attachments/accessories
by the manufacturer.
12.Use only with a cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table specified by the manufacturer, or sold with the
apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution when moving the cart/apparatus combination to avoid injury
from tip-over.
13.Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time.
14.Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the apparatus has been
damaged in any way, such as the power-supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has spilled or objects have
fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normally,
or has been dropped.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Safety Precautions ............................................1 Locating a Desired Section...............................19
Important Safety Instructions ..............................2
Locating a Specific Title ......................................... 19
Table of Contents................................................3
Locating a Specific Chapter ................................... 19
Disc Formats ......................................................4
Locating a Specific Time ........................................ 19
Accessories .......................................................5 DVD Programmable memory ............................20
Remote Control .................................................5
Control Reference Guide ................................ 6-8
Playing Titles/Chapters in a Favourite Order ......... 20
Repeat playback ...............................................20
Repeating a Chapter/Title ..................................... 20
Remote Control........................................................ 6
Repeating a Single Track/Whole Disc ................... 20
DVD Player .............................................................. 7
Monitor ..................................................................... 8
Power Supply................................................ 9-11
Repeating a Specific Section ................................ 20
Viewing JPG Files ............................................21
Play Modes for CD or JPG Disc .......................21
Using the Car Power Adaptor .................................. 9
Using the AC Power Adaptor ................................. 10 Customizing the Function Settings ..............22-23
Using the Built-in Battery ....................................... 11
Language Setup .................................................... 22
Connections.................................................12-14
Video Setup ........................................................... 23
Misc Setup ............................................................. 24
Watching a DVD on the Main Unit and the
Monitor ................................................................... 12 Maintenance .....................................................24
Connecting a TV .................................................... 12
Cleaning the Disc................................................... 24
Connecting a Stereo Receiver or Amplifier............ 13
Cleaning the Unit ................................................... 24
Connecting to a Video Equipment ......................... 13
Important Note ...................................................... 24
Connecting Game Systems/Video Equipment....... 13
Troubleshooting Guide ......................................25
Using the Monitor with Other Equipment while
Playing DVD on the Main Unit................................ 14
Using Headphones/Earphones.............................. 14
Mounting in the Vehicle.....................................15
Using the Stand for Desktop Use .....................16
Sound System ..................................................16
Unit Operation .................................................16
Playing a Disc ..............................................17-18
Playing a Disc ........................................................ 17
Pausing Playback (Still Mode) ............................... 17
Stopping Playback ................................................. 17
Fast Forward / Fast Reverse .................................. 17
Skip (Forward / Reverse) ....................................... 17
Audio Selection ..................................................... 17
Subtitle Selection ................................................... 18
Angle Selection ...................................................... 18
Display Function .................................................... 18
Adjust the LCD Screen .......................................... 18
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DISC FORMATS
The unit can playback discs bearing any of the following marks:
DVDs
[8cm(3")/12cm(5") disc]
Audio CDs
[8cm(3")12cm(5") disc]
Compatible
Region Management Information
Region Management Information: This unit is designed and manufactured to respond to the Region
Management Information that is encoded on DVDs. If the region number printed on the DVD does not
correspond to the region number of this unit, this unit cannot play that disc.
The region number of this unit is 1.
Disc Function or Operation that is Not Available
When the
symbol appears on the TV screen, it indicates that the function or operation attempted is not
available at that time. This occurs because the DVD manufacturer determines the specific functions. Certain
functions may not be available on some discs. Be sure to read the documentation provided with the disc.
Icons Used on DVDs
Language selections for audio
Sample lcons
Language selections for subtitles
Screen aspect ratio
Multiple camera angles
Region code indicator
Note:
• When playing back a CD-G (Graphics) or CD EXTRA disc, the audio portion will be played, but the graphic
images will not be shown.
Titles, Chapters and Tracks
• DVDs are divided into “titles” and “chapters”. If the
disc has more than one movie on it, each movie
would be a separate “title”. “Chapters” are sections
of titles.
• Audio CDs are divided into “tracks”. A “track” is
usually one song on an Audio CD.
Title 1
Title 2
Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 1 Chapter 2
Track 1
Track 2
Track 3
Track 4
Track 5
Note:
• Numbers identify each title, chapter, and track on a disc. Most discs have these numbers recorded on
them, but some do not.
Notes on Unauthorized Discs
You may not be able to play back some DVDs on this unit if they were purchased from outside your geographic
area or made for business purposes.
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ACCESSORIES
Please check and identify the supplied accessories.
Remote Control (with battery)...........................................................................................................x 1
Car Power Adapter............................................................................................................................x 1
AC Power Adapter.............................................................................................................................x 1
DC-AV Cable.....................................................................................................................................x 1
Mounting Strap..................................................................................................................................x 2
remote control
Using the Remote Control
• Point the remote control at the REMOTE SENSOR
located on the unit.
• When there is a strong ambient light source, the
perform­ance of the infrared REMOTE SENSOR
may be degraded, causing unreliable operation.
• The recommended effective distance for remote
operation is about 16 feet (5 meters).
Take out the plastic sheet before operating the
Remote Control.
To Change Remote Battery
1.Open the battery door.
2.Insert one CR2025 (3V) size battery.
BATTERY REPLACEMENT
When battery becomes weak, the operating distance of the remote control will be greatly reduced and you
will need to replace the battery.
Note:
• If the remote control is not going to be used for a long time, remove the battery to avoid damage caused by
battery leakage corrosion.
• When discarding batteries, environmental problems must be considered and local rules or laws governing
the disposal of these batteries must be strictly followed.
WARNING:
• Do not dispose of battery in fire, battery may explode or leak.
• The battery should not be exposed to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the like.
CAUTION:
Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same or equivalent type.
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control reference guide
Remote Control
1)VIDEO MODE Button
Adjusts Brightness, Contrast or Color of the LCD
screen.
2) PREV button
Moves back through titles, chapters or tracks on a
disc.
3) /
SEARCH Buttons
SEARCH: Fast reverse playback.
SEARCH: Fast forward playback.
4)GOTO Button
Skips directly to a location on a DVD.
5)Cursor ( , , , ) Buttons
Use to move between selections on a menu
screen and adjust certain settings.
ENTER Button
Confirms selections on a menu screen.
6) MEMORY Button In STOP mode, sets titles/chapters in a favorite
order.
7)Number (0 - 9) Buttons
Use when creating programs, entering parental
control password or locating a title/chapter/track
or specific time.
8)REPEAT A-B Button
Performs point-to-point repeat playback on a DVD
or CD.
REPEAT DISC Button
Repeats a DVD chapter or title.
Repeats a CD track or the entire disc.
SETUP Button
In stop mode, it brings up the unit’s SETUP
menu.
9)SUBTITLE Button
Selects one of the subtitle languages programmed
on a DVD (if available).
RETURN Button
Returns to normal operation after using the
SETUP menu of a DVD.
10)AUDIO Button
Selects one of the audio sound tracks on a
DVD (if more than one is available) or select the
audio output mode on a CD.
11)ANGLE Button
Switches between multiple camera angles when
the DVD you are playing has been programmed
with multiple camera angles.
12) DISPLAY Button
Shows status information on the screen.
13) STOP Button
Stops playing a disc.
PLAY Button
Starts or resumes playback of a disc.
PAUSE Button
Pauses playback and frame advance.
14) NEXT Button
Moves forward through titles, chapters or tracks
on a disc.
15)MENU Button
Enters and exits the main DVD menu.
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control reference guide
DVD Player
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10
1
12
13
14
15
16
17
11
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
7)
8)
9)
Left Speaker
SCREEN ROTATE Button
Flips the screen 180°.
SEARCH Button
Performs fast reverse playback.
SEARCH Button
Performs fast forward playback.
PREV Button
Goes backwards to previous chapters/tracks.
NEXT Button
Advances chapters/tracks.
STOP Button
Stops playing a disc.
PAUSE Button
Pauses playback and frame advance.
PLAY Button
Starts or resumes playback of a disc.
10)Right Speaker
11) "ON" Indicator
When the CHARGE / STANDBY / ON switch is in
the ON position, the green light will illuminate.
Indicator
When the CHARGE / STANDBY / ON switch
is in the CHARGE position, the red light will
illuminate.
Remote Sensor
Receives the remote control signal.
12) Headphone Jack
13) VOLUME Control
Adjusts the volume.
14)CHARGE / STANDBY / ON Switch
15)AUDIO IN / OUT and VIDEO IN/OUT Jacks
16) DVD / AV IN Switch
17) DC IN 9V-12V Jack
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CONTROL REFERENCE GUIDE
Monitor
1
2
3
4
9
10
11
12
13
5
6
8
7
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
7)
8)
VOLUME Control
Adjusts the volume.
Headphone Jack
Left Speaker
Right Speaker
AUDIO / VIDEO IN Jacks
DC OUT 9-12V Jack
POWER ON Indicator
When the STANDBY / ON switch is in the ON
position, the green light will illuminate.
Stand
9)
10)
11)
12)
13)
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BRIGHTNESS Control
Adjusts the relative lightness or darkness of the
screen.
COLOR Control
Adjusts the color intensity.
Screen Switch
WIDE: Wide Screen
NORMAL: Pan Screen
ON / OFF Switch
DC IN 9-12V Jack
POWER SUPPLY
A. Using the Car Power Adapter
The included 12V car power adapter is designed for use with vehicles that have a 12V, negative ground
electrical system.
Using the Main Unit and the Monitor together
Right side
of Monitor
Left side
of Monitor
DVD player
Car Power Adapter
AV-DC cable
2
To the cigarette
ligher socket
To DC IN 9V-12V jack
1
Using the Main Unit or the Monitor separately
Right side
of Monitor
DVD player
Car Power Adapter
Car Power Adapter
2
2
1
To the cigarette
ligher socket
To the cigarette
ligher socket
1
WARNING:
Disconnect this car power adapter when not
in use. Not for use in 24V vehicles.
IMPORTANT
This car adapter is for use
with 12 volt batteries only.
•
•
•
•
•
To DC IN 9V-12V jack
To DC IN 9V-12V jack
Cautions:
•Use this unit only with the included 12V car power adapter. Use with other car adapters could
damage the unit, or even your vehicle.
•The included 12V car power adapter is for use with this unit only. Do not use it with any other
equipment.
In the interest of traffic safety, drivers should not operate the unit or view videos while driving.
When the inside of the 12V car socket is dirty with ashes or dust, the plug section may become hot due
to poor contact. Be sure to clean the 12V car socket before use.
After use, disconnect the 12V car power adapter from both the unit and cigarette lighter socket.
If the unit is not properly attached to a vehicle, it may become airborne in the event of an accident and
cause damage, injury, or death.
Check your local traffic laws for rules governing the use of video devices in vehicles.
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POWER SUPPLY
B. Using the AC Power Adapter
The included AC power adapter operates on AC between 100V and 240V.
• The supplied AC adapter is suitable for use on AC mains supplies of 100-240 Volts AC and should only be
connected to a mains supply within these parameters.
Using the Main Unit and the Monitor together
Right side Left side
of Monitor of Monitor
AC Adapter
DVD player
2
To AC outlet
AV-DC cable
To DC IN 9V-12V jack
1
Using the Main Unit or the Monitor separately
DVD player
Right side
of Monitor
AC Adapter
AC Adapter
2
2
To AC outlet
To AC outlet
1
1
To DC IN 9V-12V jack
To DC IN 9V-12V jack
Cautions:
• The AC adapter included with this unit is for its use only. Do not use it with other equipment.
• Turn off the unit before unplugging the AC adapter from the unit so as to avoid the unit being damaged.
• When the unit is not going to be used for long time, disconnect the AC adapter from the wall outlet.
IMPORTANT
• Be sure to use it near an easily accessible wall outlet. If a malfunction occurs, disconnect the plug from
the wall outlet at once.
• When the AC adapter is plugged in, the apparatus is not completely disconnected from the main power
source, even when the unit is turned off.
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C. Using the Built-in Battery
The unit has a built-in, non-replaceable, rechargeable battery. Charge the built-in battery before using it for
the first time. The normal charging time should be completed within 3-4 hours. The red charging light will go
out when the built-in battery becomes fully charged.
To Recharge the Built-in Battery
WARNING
• The built-in battery should not be exposed to excessive heat such as sunshine,
or the like.
• The built-in battery presents a risk of
or chemical burn if mistreated. Do not disassemble, place near a
source 212°F (100°C), or incinerate.
• Dispose the unit with built-in battery properly. Environmental problems must be considered and local rules
or laws governing the disposal must be strictly followed.
CAUTION
•
•
•
•
The built-in battery can only be recharged when the unit is in CHARGE mode while using the AC adapter.
The built-in battery cannot be recharged when the unit is in power ON mode.
Do not recharge the battery in the vehicle by using the car power adapter.
When the built-in battery power is low, "BATTERY LOW" will appear on the screen and the unit will stop
playing.
• Recharge the built-in battery when you are ready to use it again.
• While using the built-in battery, the environmental temperature should be 41°F (5°C) to 95°F (35°C).
• To get the longest service life of the built-in battery, charge at indoor temperature.
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CONNECTIONS
A. Watching a DVD on the Main Unit and the Monitor
You can watch the same DVD on the main unit and the monitor.
Left side
of Monitor
DVD player
AV-DC cable
Watching a DVD on the Main Unit and the Monitor
1. Connect the main unit and the monitor using the included DC-AV Cable.
2. Slide the AV IN / DVD switch to the DVD position.
3. Turn on the main unit and the monitor.
4. Play a DVD on the main unit; the monitor will play at the same time.
Note: You can also use the included AC power adapter to supply power.
B. Connecting a TV (for the Main Unit Only)
If your TV has Audio/Video inputs, you can connect the main unit to your TV using a standard A/ V cable (not
included).
DVD player
TV
AV-DC cable
Watching a DVD on your TV
1. Connect your TV to the main unit using a standard AV Cable (not included).
2. Turn on the main unit and slide the AV IN / DVD switch to the DVD position.
3. Turn on the TV and follow the instructions included with it to play the DVD.
Notes:
• Make sure to use the correct Audio/Video cable. Connecting the plugs incorrectly may cause a weak
signal.
• If your TV does not have Audio/Video inputs, you will need to purchase an RF modulator (sold separately)
and follow the instructions included with it to connect the unit to your TV.
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CONNECTIONS
C. Connecting a Stereo Receiver or Amplifier (for the Main Unit Only)
The main unit can play two channels Dolby Digital.
DVD player
Listening on External Audio Equipment
1. Connect the main unit to the left / right
Audio In jacks on the other equipment
using a standard Audio cable (not included).
2. Turn on the main unit and slide the
AV IN / DVD switch to the DVD position.
3. Turn on your audio equipment and follow the
instructions provided with it to select the
AUDIO IN function.
Stereo Receiver /
AV-DC cable
Notes:
• Make sure to use the correct Audio cable. Connecting the plugs incorrectly may cause a weak signal.
• If you have a stereo VCR, make sure you set it to stereo mode.
• Due to copyright protection, DVD movies cannot be copied. If you copy a DVD movie onto a videotape, the
resulting copy will be unclear, with poor sound quality. This is NOT caused by a defective DVD system.
D. Connecting to a video equipment (for the Main Unit only)
You can connect other video equipment for playback through the unit.
White Red Yellow
Video
equipment
DVD player
AV cable
(not included)
To AUDIO / VIDEO
IN / OUT caks
Watching video equipment
1. Turn on the unit and slide the AV IN / DVD switch to the AV IN position.
2. Turn on the video equipment and follow the instructions provided with it
to playback.
E. Connecting Game Systems/Video Equipment (for the Monitor Only)
You can connect game systems or other video equipment for playback through the monitor.
Game System /
Video Equipment
AV cable
(not included)
Watching video equipment
1. Connect the other equipment to the monitor using a standard AV Cable (not included).
2. Turn on the monitor.
3. Turn on the video equipment and follow the instructions provided with it to playback.
Notes:
• Make sure to use the correct Audio/Video cable. Connecting the plugs incorrectly may cause a weak signal
• If you have a mono VCR, the volume level from the speakers will be low.
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CONNECTIONS
F. Using the Monitor with Other Equipment while Playing DVD on the Main Unit
You can use a game console or other video equipment on the monitor while playing a DVD on the main unit.
Game System /
Video Equipment
Right side
of Monitor
Left side
of Monitor
Connect to Car
Power Adapter or AC
Adapter
AV-DC cable
DVD player
Watching Video Equipment on the Monitor while Playing DVD on the Main Unit
1. Connect only the power connector between the main unit and the monitor. Do not connect the Audio/Video
portion of the DC-AV cable.
2. Connect the monitor to the other equipment using a standard AV cable (not included).
3. Turn on the main unit, the monitor and the other equipment.
4. Slide the AV IN / DVD switch to the DVD position.
5. Play a DVD on the main unit.
6. Use the monitor for the other equipment.
Notes:
• You can also use the included AC power adapter to supply power.
• Make sure to use the correct Audio/Video cable. Connecting the plugs incorrectly may cause a weak
signal.
• If you have a mono VCR, the volume level from the speakers will be low.
G. Using Headphones/Earphones
Turn down the volume before connecting the
headphones/earphones. Slowly raise the volume
with the headphones on until you reach your
desired volume. When headphones are connected,
the speaker is automatically disabled.
Caution:
• Avoid listening to sound at excessive levels which
could be harmful to your ears.
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mounting IN the VEHICLE
Mounting in the Vehicle
Use the supplied mounting straps to install the main unit and monitor on the back of the vehicle's headrests.
Tightly wrap the mounting strap around the headrest.
Mounting strap
Adjusting viewing angle
SAFETY WARNING!
• This unit should never be used by the vehicle's driver or left unsecured in the vehicle while driving.
• If this unit is being used in your vehicle, be sure that it is secured or held safely, and does not obstruct any
safety device, including air bags or seat belts.
• All passengers should wear seat belts when using this unit in a moving vehicle.
• If in doubt, please contact your vehicle manufacturer for further advice.
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USING THE STAND FOR DESKTOP USE
You can stand the monitor up on a desk or table using the stand on the back.
SOUND system
Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital is a technology developed by Dolby Laboratories. Soundtracks encoded in Dolby Digital can
reproduce from one to 5.1 discrete channels of excellent quality audio.
The unit automatically recognizes the Dolby Digital bitstream and provides a downmix suitable for twochannel listening. An additional Dolby Digital decoder is required for reproduction of the discrete multi-channel
soundtracks available on many DVDs.
Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories.
'Dolby' and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
Unit operation
Turning on the Unit
1.Slide the CHARGE / STANDBY / ON switch on the main unit to the ON, slide the ON / OFF switch on the
monitor to the ON.
2.The start-up picture will appear on the screen of the main unit.
3.After use, slide the CHARGE / STANDBY / ON switch on the main unit to STANDBY (power off), slide the
ON / OFF switch on the monitor to the OFF.
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Basic playback
Playing a Disc
This owner’s manual explains the basic instructions
for operating this unit. Some DVDs are produced in
a manner that allows specific or limited operation
during playback. Therefore, this unit may not
respond to all operating commands. THIS IS
NOT A DEFECT. Please refer to the instructions
accompanying the specific DVD in question for
more information about the options available on
that DVD.
“
” may appear on the screen during operation. A “
” means that the desired operation is not
permitted by the unit or disc.
Playing a Disc
1.Slide the CHARGE / STANDBY / ON switch to the ON position. Slide the ON
/ OFF switch on the monitor to the ON position. See CUSTOMIZING THE
FUNCTION SETTINGS before proceeding to step 2.
2.Pull down front panel to open the disc door.
3.Hold the disc by its sides and gently push it onto the spindle, with label side
facing toward you until you hear a “click”.
4.Gently push the disc door closed. It takes a short while for your unit to load
the disc. After loading, for most DVDs, the unit will automatically take you main
menu or start playing. If the unit does not automatically start playing the DVD,
press the
PLAY button.
Pausing Playback (Still Mode)
Press the PAUSE button. To resume normal playback, press the
PLAY
button.
Each time you press the PAUSE button, the picture advances one frame.
Stopping Playback
Press the STOP button at the location where you want to interrupt playback. To resume playback at the
position where the disc was stopped, press the
PLAY button.
If you press the STOP button twice, the unit’s memory will be cleared and pressing the
PLAY button will
reset the disc to the beginning.
Fast Forward / Fast Reverse
1.Press the SEARCH
or
SEARCH button when a disc is playing. Each time you press the SEARCH
or
SEARCH button, the playback speed changes in the following sequence:
2.Press the
PLAY button when you reach the desired point to resume normal playback.
Note:
• The DVD player mutes sound and subtitles during reverse and forward scan of DVDs.
• The fast playback speed may differ depending on the disc.
Skip (Forward / Reverse)
• Press the
PREV button to go back to current or previous chapters/tracks.
• Press the
NEXT button to advance chapters/tracks.
• For audio CDs, use the number buttons on the remote control to jump immediately
to the desired track number.
Audio Selection
On some DVDs, the sound is recorded in two or more formats. Follow the directions below to select the
preferred language and sound system.
1.While a disc is playing, press the AUDIO button to show the current audio format number.
2.Press the AUDIO button repeatedly to select the desired audio format.
Note:
• If only one audio format is recorded on the DVD, the number does not change.
• Some DVDs allow you to change audio selections using the disc menu only. If this is the case, press the
MENU button and choose the appropriate language on the disc menu.
• You can select different audio channels (Stereo, Left or Right) on an Audio CD by pressing the AUDIO
button repeatedly.
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PLAYING A DISC
Basic playback
Subtitle Selection
1. While a DVD is playing, press the SUBTITLE button to display the current language setting, as shown in
the example.
2. Press the SUBTITLE button repeatedly to select the desired subtitle language. You can turn subtitles off by
pressing the SUBTITLE button repeatedly until the “
” is displayed.
Note:
• Some DVDs are set to display subtitles automatically, and you cannot turn them off even if you set the
subtitle function to off.
• During some scenes, the subtitles may not appear immediately after you select your desired scene.
• The number of subtitle languages recorded differs depending on the disc. If only one language is recorded,
the language does not change.
• This function can only be used for discs on which subtitles have been recorded in multiple languages.
• Some DVDs allow you to change subtitles using the disc menu only. If this is the case, press the MENU
button and choose the appropriate subtitle on the disc menu.
Angle Selection
Some DVDs contain scenes which have been shot from a number of different angles. For these discs, the
same scene can be viewed from each of these different angles.
1. While you are playing a DVD with different angles recorded, press the ANGLE button to view the number
of current angles available.
2. Press the ANGLE button repeatedly to change the scene to the next
recorded angle.
• After approx. two seconds, playback will continue from the new angle
you selected.
• If no button is pressed within 10 seconds, playback continues without
changing the current angle.
Note:
• This function can only be used for discs on which scenes shot from
multiple angles have been recorded.
” is displayed.
• If only one angle is recorded, “
Display Function
While the disc is playing, press the DISPLAY button repeatedly to display
information on operation status.
Elapsed Time:
Remain Time:
Elapsed time from the beginning of the title which is
currently playing.
Remaining time of the title which is currently playing.
Adjust the LCD Screen
You can adjust Brightness, Contrast or Color of the LCD screen.
1. Press the VIDEO MODE button.
2. Press the / button to select Brightness, Contrast, Color or View Mode.
3. Then press the / button to change the setting (For View Mode, press the ENTER button to change the
setting).
4. Press the VIDEO MODE button to exit the menu.
Note:
For the monitor, you can adjust the LCD screen by the BRIGHTNESS control, COLOR control and Screen
(WIDE / NORMAL) switch on the monitor.
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locating a desired section
Locating a Specific Title
If a DVD contains title numbers, you can locate a specific title by directly selecting its title number.
1.Press the GOTO button.
2.Press the corresponding number button(s) for the title you want.
3.Press the ENTER button to confirm. Playback starts from the selected section.
Note:
• If the title numbers you entered is not permitted by the DVD, after you press the ENTER button, it will
restore to - - -. You should re-enter correct numbers.
• Some discs may not respond to this process.
• This method of locating a title is available only on a DVD that contains title numbers.
Locating a Specific Chapter
If you know the chapter number for the chapter that you want to play, you can locate it by directly selecting
that number.
1.Press the GOTO button.
2.Press or button to display Chapter and press the corresponding number button(s) for the chapter you
want.
3.Press the ENTER button to confirm. Playback starts from the selected section.
Note:
• If the chapter numbers you entered is not permitted by the DVD, after you press the ENTER button, it will
restore to - - -. You should re-enter correct numbers.
• Some discs may not respond to this process.
• This method of locating a chapter is available only on a DVD that contains chapter numbers.
Locating a Specific Time
You can move to a specific location by entering its corresponding time (hours, minutes, seconds).
1.Press the GOTO button.
2.Press or button to display Time and press the corresponding number buttons for the setting point you
want.
3.Press the ENTER button to confirm. Playback starts from the selected section.
Note:
• If the time numbers you entered is not permitted by the DVD, after you press the ENTER button, it will
restore to - - : - - : - -. You should re-enter correct numbers.
• Some discs may not respond to this process.
• Some scenes may not be located as precisely as you specified.
• This method for accessing specific locations is available only within the current title of the DVD.
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DVD PROGRAMMABLE MEMORY
Playing Titles/Chapters in a Favorite Order
You can combine your favorite titles/chapters and play them in the order you determine.
1.When a DVD is stopped, press the MEMORY button and the following display appears.
2.Select the items in the order you want by pressing the number buttons.Each
time you press the Cursor buttons ( , , , ), the space is highlighted.
Highlight where you want to enter, then press the corresponding number
buttons.
3.Press the Cursor buttons ( , , , ) to move the highlighted bar to Play
Memory, then press the ENTER button. The DVD player starts memory
playback.
4.To resume normal playback from memory playback
1).Press the MEMORY button in stop mode.
2).Press the Cursor buttons ( , , , ) to move the highlighted bar to “Clear All”, then press the ENTER
button. All the input programs will be cleared.
3).Press the
PLAY button to resume normal playback.
Note:
• If the title or chapter numbers you entered is not permitted by the DVD, after you press the ENTER button,
it will restore to - - -. You should re-enter correct numbers.
• Some discs may not permit memory playback operation.
• If you select repeat during memory playback, the DVD player repeats the current memory playback.
• If you press the MEMORY button while the display appears on the TV screen, the display disappears.
• The programmed selections will be cleared when you open the disc tray or turn off the DVD player.
REPEAT PLAYBACK
You can play a specific title or chapter repeatedly.
(Title repeat, chapter repeat, A-B repeat)
displays on the screen. The whole disc is played
repeatedly.
Repeating a Chapter
To Resume Normal Playback
1.While the DVD is playing, press the REPEAT
DISC button until the “
” indicator
displays on the screen. The current chapter is
played repeatedly.
3.Press the REPEAT DISC button until the “
” indicator displays on the screen.
Repeating a Title
You can play a specific section repeatedly.
1.While the disc is playing, press the REPEAT A-B
button at the beginning of the section (“
”
is displayed) you want to play repeatedly.
2.Press the REPEAT A-B button again at the end of
the section (“
” is displayed).
3.The Unit will immediately begin replaying your
selection.
To Resume Normal Playback
4.While the disc is playing, press the REPEAT A-B
button until the “
” indicator displays
on the screen.
Note:
• Some discs may not permit A-B repeat operation.
• You cannot set the A-B repeat function for a
segment that includes multiple camera angles.
• You can specify a segment only within the current
title or track.
• There may be a slight difference between point A
and the location where playback actually resumes
depending on the disc.
2.While the DVD is playing, press the REPEAT
DISC button until the “
” indicator
displays on the screen. The current title is played
repeatedly.
To Resume Normal Playback
3.While the DVD is playing, press the REPEAT DISC
button until the “
” indicator displays on
the screen.
You can play a single track or the whole disc
repeatedly.
Repeating a Single Track
1.While the CD disc is playing, press the REPEAT
DISC button until the “
” indicator
displays on the screen. The current track is played
repeatedly.
Repeating a Whole Disc
2.While the CD disc is playing, press the REPEAT
DISC button until the “
” indicator
Repeating a Specific Section
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VIEWING JPG FILES
This unit can play JPG files recorded on a CD-R or CD-ROM disc (CD-RW is not recommendable).
Viewing JPG Files
1. Open the disc door.
2. Hold a JPG file disc by its edge and gently push it onto the spindle with the
label side facing up until you hear a “click”.
3. Close the disc door. A list of
will appear on the screen.
button to select your desired file. The selected picture will
4. Press the
or
appear at the lower right corner. Press the
PLAY button to start playback.
Press the STOP button to display a folder list.
Note:
PLAY
• You can press the PAUSE button to interrupt playback. Press the
button to resume playback.
• You can press the STOP button to quit playback.
• You can press the
PREV or
NEXT button to change the picture.
• You can press the ANGLE button to rotate direction of the picture by 90°.
• Some discs may not permit this operation.
PLAY MODES FOR CD OR JPEG DISC
When playing CD / JPG discs, you can modify the Play Modes through the Toolkit which appears on the
picture on the screen. Press the / button to navigate between the windows and the / button to select
or play mode items. Then press the ENTER button.
1. In Stop mode, press the Cursor buttons ( , , , ) to select "Edit mode" then press the ENTER button.
2. Use the Cursor buttons ( , , , ) to select
shown on the left hand side of the window. Press
the ENTER button to
the selected
" " will appear in front of the selected
3. Select "Add to program", then press the ENTER button. " " will disappear from the screen. It means that
the
you have selected are added into the "Program view".
4. Select "Program view" to view programmed files. To add more files by "Browser view" follow above steps.
5. Press the
PLAY button to start the program playback.
The Toolkit has the following play mode items:
• Repeat ( Off / Single / All ):
Off: Resumes normal playback.
Single: Repeats the current
All: Repeats all files on the current folder or all tracks on the disc.
• Mode ( Normal /
/ Music intro ):
Normal: Resumes normal playback.
Playbacks
in random order.
Music intro (for Audio CD only): Only plays back the
10 seconds of all the tracks on the current folder/
disc.
• Edit mode: Program operation works only when "Edit mode" is selected.
• Program view: To view
in the "Program view" list. It is disabled when the "Program view" list is
empty.
• Add to program: Add
to the "Program view" list. It is disabled if the "Edit mode" is not selected.
• Browser view: To view
in the original view list.
• Clear program: Delete the
in the "Program view" list.
Select a
or more you want to delete in complete stop mode (press the STOP button twice). "
" will appear beside the deleted
Select "Clear program" and then press the ENTER button. It is
disabled if the "Edit mode" is not selected.
Note: The program will be deleted if the disc door is opened, or selected files are deleted by selecting "Clear
program".
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CUSTOMIZING THE FUNCTION SETTINGS
Language
OSD Language
1. Press the SETUP button in stop mode.
2. Press the button to select OSD Language.
3. Press the ENTER button, then the
/
button to shift and
change the Language.
4. Press the ENTER button.
5. Press the SETUP button or RETURN button to exit the menu.
Subtitle
1. Press the SETUP button in stop mode.
2. Press the button, then the / button to select Subtitle.
3. Press the ENTER button, then the
/
button to shift and
change the Language.
4. Press the ENTER button.
5. Press the SETUP button or RETURN button to exit the menu.
Notes:
• Some DVDs may be set to display subtitles in a different language
other than the ones you selected. A prior subtitle language may
be programmed on the disc.
• Some DVDs allow you to change subtitle selections using the
disc menu only. If this is the case, press the MENU button and
choose the appropriate subtitle language from the selection on
the disc menu.
Audio
1. Press the SETUP button in stop mode.
2. Press the button, then the / button to select Audio.
3. Press the ENTER button, then the
button until your
/
preferred Audio is displayed.
4. Press the ENTER button.
5. Press the SETUP button or RETURN button to exit the menu.
Note:
• Some DVDs may not be played in the language you selected. A
prior language may be programmed on the disc.
DVD Menu
1. Press the SETUP button in stop mode.
2. Press the button, then the / button to select DVD Menu.
3. Press the ENTER button, then the
/
button until your
preferred DVD Menu language is displayed.
4. Press the ENTER button.
5. Press the SETUP button or RETURN button to exit the menu.
Note:
• Some DVDs may not include your pre-selected language. In
this case, the DVD player automatically displays disc menus
consistent with the disc's initial language setting.
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Auto
Off
CUSTOMIZING THE FUNCTION SETTINGS
VIDEO
Aspect Ratio
1.Press the SETUP button in stop mode.
2.Press the / button to select Video.
3.Press the
button, then the
/
button to select Aspect
Ratio.
4.Press the ENTER button, then the
/
button to shift and
change the aspect ratio.
5.Press the ENTER button.
6.Press the SETUP button or RETURN button to exit the
menu.
Notes:
• The displayable picture size is preset on the DVD. Therefore, the playback picture of some DVDs may not
conform to the picture size you select.
• When you play DVDs recorded in the 4:3 picture size only, the playback picture always appears in the 4:3
picture size regardless of the Aspect Ratio setting.
• Select 16:9 to conform to the LCD screen on the unit. Always be sure that your Aspect Ratio conforms to
the actual TV in use if you connect the unit to a TV.
View Mode
1.Press the SETUP button in stop mode.
2.Press the / button to select Video.
3.Press the
button, then the
/
button to select View
Mode.
4.Press the ENTER button, then the
/
button to shift and
change the View Mode.
5.Press the ENTER button.
6.Press the SETUP button or RETURN button to exit the
menu.
Fill
Original
Auto Fit
Pan Scan
Fill the screen with decoded image.
Display image as its original size.
Automatically fit the decoded image on screen without distortion. Black bars will be present on
top/bottom or left/right of screen.
Select when a standard 4:3 TV is connected. Displays pictures cropped to fill your TV screen.
Sides of the picture are cut off.
Note:
• Depending on the DVD, you may not be able to view the mode as selected.
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CUSTOMIZING THE FUNCTION SETTINGS
MISC
Use Default Settings
1. Press the SETUP button in stop mode.
2. Press the / button to select Misc.
3. Press the button, then press the
/
button to select
“Use Default Settings” dialogue box.
4. Press the ENTER button, then press the
/
button to
select “Yes”. Press the ENTER button and the original
setting will be restored. The unit will exit setting menu
automatically and re-load the disc in the disc tray.
Do you want to use default setting ?
Note: It will take 3-5 seconds to reset the DVD player to the
factory default.
Screen Saver
1. Press the SETUP button in stop mode.
2. Press the / button to select Misc.
3. Press the button, then press the
/
button to select
Screen Saver.
4. Press the ENTER button, then press the
/
button to
change the On/Off mode.
5. Press the ENTER button.
6. Press the SETUP button or RETURN button to exit the
menu.
MAINTENANCE
Cleaning the Disc
A defective or soiled disc inserted into the unit can cause sound to drop out during playback.
Handle the disc by holding its inner and outer edges.
• Do NOT touch the surface of the unlabeled side of the disc.
• Do NOT stick paper or tape on the surface.
• Do NOT expose the disc to direct sunlight or excessive heat.
• Clean the disc before playback. Wipe the disc from the center outward with a cleaning
cloth.
• NEVER use solvents such as benzine or alcohol to clean the disc.
• Do NOT use irregular shaped discs (example: heart shaped, octagonal, etc.). They may cause
malfunctions.
Cleaning the Unit
• Be sure to turn the unit off and disconnect the car power adapter before maintaining the unit.
• Wipe the unit with a dry soft cloth. If the surfaces are extremely dirty, wipe clean with a cloth that has been
dipped in a weak soap-and-water solution and wrung out thoroughly. Then wipe with a dry cloth.
• Never use alcohol, benzine, thinner, cleaning
or other chemicals. Do NOT use compressed air to
remove dust.
Important Note
• Before transporting the unit, remove any disc from the disc compartment.
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TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE
SYMPTOM
CAUSE (AND REMEDY)
No power.
• Ensure the AC power adapter or car power adapter is connected.
• Make sure that the unit is turned on.
The remote control
does not function.
•
•
•
•
Very little or no sound
is coming from a DVD.
• Make sure that you select ON mode.
• Make sure the unit is not paused. Press the
PLAY button.
• Make sure the unit is not in fast-forward or fast-reverse mode. Press the
PLAY button.
• Make sure the AUDIO/VIDEO input/output connections are correct.
• The DTS DVD cannot be decoded to have speaker output.
• The unit has overheated. Shut it off for 30 minutes to allow it to cool down.
• The volume control is located on the side of the unit - please try adjusting this.
Remove any obstacles between the remote and the unit.
Use the remote near the unit.
Point the remote at the remote sensor on the unit.
Replace the battery in the remote with new one.
No picture.
• The region number of the disc doesn't match the region number of this unit.
not
• The DVD is dirty. Gently clean the disc.
• The disc is scratched.
• Please adjust the LCD's brightness, contrast and color using the VIDEO MODE
button on the remote control.
Loud hum or noise is
heard.
• The plugs and jacks are dirty. Wipe them with a cloth slightly moistened with
alcohol.
• Clean the disc.
The disc does not play.
•
•
•
•
The picture
clear.
is
There is no disc inside the unit ("No Disc" appears on the screen).
Insert the disc correctly with the graphics facing up.
Clean the disc.
A non-NTSC disc has been inserted, or the disc region number does not match
the region number of the unit.
• Condensation may have formed inside the unit due to a sudden change in
temperature. Wait about an hour for it to clear and try again.
Specifications and external appearance are subject to change without notice.
Need more help?
Please visit online help at
http://www.1800customersupport.com/RCA
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