3-082-452-13(1)
To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose the
player to rain or moisture.
To avoid electrical shock, do not open the cabinet.
Refer servicing to qualified personnel only.
Power cord (mains lead) must only be changed at a
qualified service shop.
Blue Side
Connecting
the Player
CAUTIONS
ccc
Playing Discs
• The use of optical instruments with this product
will increase eye hazard. As the laser beam used in
this CD/DVD player is harmful to eyes, do not
attempt to disassemble the cabinet.
Refer servicing to qualified personnel only.
• TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK, MATCH WIDE
BLADE OF PLUG TO WIDE SLOT AND FULLY
INSERT.
DVD/VIDEO CD/CD/MP3
Using the
Remote
If this product is not working
properly, please call 1-877-602-2008
for Peace of Mind Warranty
Replacement Service.
For other product related questions
please contact our Customer
Information Service Centre at
1-877-899-7669 or write to us at:
Customer Information Service 115
Gordon Baker Road, Toronto,
Ontario, M2H 3R6
Brown Side
Playable discs and special
words
ccc
Connecting Other
Components
Precautions
Connecting
Other
Components
Precautions
You can connect this player to an amplifier and speakers to enjoy better
sound. See the relative diagrams below to connect to an amplifier.
For better pictures
If your TV* has an S VIDEO input jack, connect this player to your TV
using an S VIDEO cord for higher quality images.
* You can also use monitors and projectors.
Connecting to your TV using an S VIDEO cord
TV
INPUT
– A stereo amplifier: Use a stereo audio cord.
– An AV amplifier with DTS, Dolby Digital, or MPEG audio decoder: Use
a coaxial digital cord*. You can enjoy the DVD’s DTS, Dolby Digital, or
MPEG audio sound.
– An AV amplifier with Dolby Surround (Pro Logic) decoder: Use a stereo
audio cord or coaxial digital cord*. You can enjoy the DVD’s Dolby
Surround sound.
* If you connect a coaxial digital cord, you cannot use the TVS function of this
player.
Before operating this player, adjust the settings of this player (“DIGITAL
OUT”/“DOLBY DIGITAL”/“DTS”/“MPEG”) according to the connected
components (e.g., amplifier). For details, see “Settings and Adjustments”
on the Blue Side of this manual.
To S VIDEO input
S VIDEO
Connecting an amplifier using a stereo audio cord
To video input
To AUDIO OUT L/R
VIDEO OUT
To audio
input
(R)
TV
Audio/video cord
(supplied)
White
L(white)
INPUT
Player
VIDEO
AUDIO
(L)
R(red)
Red
Audio/video cord
(supplied)
To VIDEO OUT
Yellow
Yellow
VIDEO OUT
White
Red
(R)
To audio
input
INPUT
White
L(white)
AUDIO
(L)
AUDIO OUT
S-VIDEO OUT
DIGITAL OUT(COAXIAL)
Red
To AUDIO OUT L/R
Connecting headphones/earphones
Connect headphones or earphones to the i (phone) jack and adjust the
R(red)
Stereo audio cord
(not supplied)
Connecting an amplifier using a coaxial digital cord
(volume) control.
To video input
TV
Player
(volume) control
To i (phone) jack
Amplifier
INPUT
To VIDEO OUT
Audio/video cord
(supplied)
VIDEO
VIDEO OUT
Yellow
VIDEO OUT
Yellow
L
R
Headphones/earphones
(not supplied)
AUDIO OUT
S-VIDEO OUT
DIGITAL OUT(COAXIAL)
To DIGITAL OUT
(COAXIAL)
AUDIO OUT
S-VIDEO OUT
DIGITAL OUT(COAXIAL)
To coaxial digital
input
Coaxial digital cord
(not supplied)
DIGITAL IN
COAXIAL
Amplifier
Note
When you use the DIGITAL OUT (COAXIAL) jack to listen to MPEG audio signals
and set “MPEG” to “MPEG” in “AUDIO SETUP,” no sound will come from your
speakers if you select one of the TVS modes.
DVD VIDEOs:
Music CDs:
VIDEO CDs:
The “DVD VIDEO” logo is a trademark.
The power requirements, power consumption, and
region code of this player are indicated at the bottom
of the player. Check that the player‘s operating
voltage is identical with your local power supply.
X
DVP-XXXX
00V 00Hz
00W
NO.
0-000-000-00
Region code
Power requirements and
power consumption
On safety
Preventing hearing damage
Avoid using headphones/earphones at high volumes.
Hearing experts advise against continuous, loud and
extended play. If you experience a ringing in your
ears, reduce the volume or discontinue use.
Caring for others
Keep the volume at a moderate level. This will allow
you to hear outside sounds and to be considerate of
the people around you.
On cleaning
• Caution – The use of optical instruments with this
product will increase eye hazard.
• Should any solid object or liquid fall into the
cabinet, unplug the player and have it checked by
qualified personnel before operating it any further.
Clean the cabinet, panel, and controls with a soft cloth
slightly moistened with a mild detergent solution. Do
not use any type of abrasive pad, scouring powder, or
solvent such as alcohol or benzine.
On power sources (mains)
Do not use a commercially available cleaning disc. It
may cause a malfunction.
• The player is not disconnected from the AC power
source (mains) as long as it is connected to the wall
outlet, even if the player itself has been turned off.
• If you are not going to use the player for a long
time, be sure to disconnect the player from the wall
outlet. To disconnect the AC power cord (mains
lead), grasp the plug itself; never pull the cord.
• Do not install the player in an inclined position. It
is designed to be operated only in a horizontal
position.
• Place the player in a location with adequate
ventilation to prevent heat build-up in the player.
• Do not place the player on a soft surface such as a
rug that might block the ventilation holes.
• Do not place the player in a location near heat
sources, or in a place subject to direct sunlight,
excessive dust, or mechanical shock.
• Keep the player and discs away from equipment
with strong magnets, such as microwave ovens, or
large loudspeakers.
On operation
• If the player is brought directly from a cold to a
warm location, or is placed in a very damp room,
moisture may condense on the lenses inside the
player. Should this occur, the player may not
On cleaning discs
IMPORTANT NOTICE
Caution: This player is capable of holding a still video
image or on-screen display image on your television
screen indefinitely. If you leave the still video image or
on-screen display image displayed on your TV for an
extended period of time, you risk permanent damage
to your television screen.
Plasma Display Panel televisions and projection
televisions are especially susceptible to this.
If you have any questions or problems concerning
your player, please consult your nearest Sony dealer.
Your player has a region code printed on the bottom
of the player (see “Precautions” for the specific
location) and will only play DVDs that are labeled
with identical region codes or the ALL mark.
Copyright
• CD-Rs/CD-RWs/CD-ROMs (including photo
CDs) that are not in music CD or VIDEO CD
format.
• Data sections in CD-EXTRAs
• HD (high density) layer of Super Audio CDs
• DVD-ROMs, DVD Audio discs, DVD-RWs (VR
mode)
• DVDs with region codes that cannot be played on
this player.
• Irregularly shaped discs such as heart- or starshaped discs.
• A disc with stickers or glue on its surface.
This product incorporates copyright protection
technology that is protected by method claims of
certain U.S. patents, 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.
For U.S./Canadian models:
• A disc recorded in a color system other than NTSC.
For European models:
• A disc recorded in the NTSC color system when
connected to a PAL TV.
• A disc recorded in the PAL color system when
connected to an NTSC TV.
Troubleshooting
1
Display
1
1
1
Check to see if the player is connected
securely.
Check to see if the connecting cord is
damaged.
Check the connection and change the video
input on the TV so that the picture output
from this player is displayed on the TV
screen.
If the video signal from your DVD player is
output to your TV via a VCR, the copyprotection signal of some DVD programs
could affect the picture quality. If you still
experience problems after connecting this
player directly to your TV, try connecting to
the S VIDEO input of your TV, if it has one.
The picture does not fill the screen even
after adjusting the “TV TYPE” in “DISPLAY
SETUP.”
1
The aspect ratio is fixed on your DVD.
MP3 (MPEG1 Audio Layer 3) is a standard format
defined by ISO/MPEG which compresses audio
data. This player conforms to a sampling frequency
of 32kHz, 44.1kHz, and 48kHz.
MPEG
The name of a committee that generates international
standards for the digital video and audio
compression system. Also the standard authorized
by the committee. MPEG1 conforms to up to 2channel stereo. MPEG2, used on the DVDs, conforms
to up to 7.1ch surround.
You can set a password and choose a playback
limitation level for DVDs with the playback
limitation function. Scenes that are limited by
this function may be blocked or replaced with
different scenes.
Setting the playback limitation
level
1 Press DISPLAY repeatedly in stop mode to
show Setup Display.
Select “SCREEN SETUP” using V/v, and
press ENTER.
3 Select “PARENTAL CONTROL c” using V/v,
and press ENTER.
4 Enter a 4-digit password, and press ENTER.
2
Select the numbers using V/v. Press b to go to
the next digit. When entering a password for
the first time, repeat this step once more to
confirm the entered password.
<TV screen>
PARENTAL CONTROL
E n t e r p a s s w o r d , t h e n p r e s s ENTER .
Enter the number starting from here.
5
6
Digital audio compression technology developed by
Dolby Laboratories. Conforms to 5.1ch surround
mode.
1
1
1
1
Check to see if the player is connected
securely.
Check to see if the audio connecting cord is
damaged.
Check to see if the player is connected
correctly to the amplifier.
Change the audio input setting of your
amplifier so that you can hear the sound
from this player.
The player is in the pause, Slow Motion
Play, or the scan mode.
If no sound is output from the DIGITAL
OUT (COAXIAL) jack, check the audio
setup setting. (See “Settings and
Adjustments” on the Blue Side.)
Press AUDIO repeatedly and select
“STEREO” to play DTS sound tracks on a
CD.
A loud noise occurs.
1
When playing a CD with DTS sound tracks,
noise will come from the AUDIO OUT L/R
jacks.
The volume is low.
1
1
Select “ON” for “AUDIO ATT” in the audio
setup setting. (See “Settings and
Adjustments” on the Blue Side.)
If you are playing a Super VCD which does
not contain a second audio track, no sound
will come out when you select “2:
STEREO,” “2: 1/L,” or “2: 2/R” by pressing
AUDIO repeatedly.
There is no sound output from the
headphones/earphones or the sound is
too low.
1
1
Insert the headphones/earphones plug
firmly into the i jack.
Adjust the
(volume) control.
The viewer limitation becomes more strict as
the number becomes lower.
Select “STANDARD” using V/v, and press
ENTER.
Select an area as the playback limitation
level standard (e.g., “USA”) using V/v,
and press ENTER.
To turn off the display
Press DISPLAY.
To change the password
After performing step 4 of “Setting the
playback limitation level,” select “CHANGE
PASSWORD c” using V/v, and press ENTER.
Enter your 4-digit password using B/V/v/b,
and press ENTER. The display for changing
the password appears. Enter a new password
and press ENTER. To confirm the password,
enter the new password again, and press
ENTER.
Playing discs with playback
limitations
1 Place the disc on the tray, and close the lid
Operation
The remote does not function.
1
1
1
1
Remove any obstacles between the remote
and the player.
Use the remote near the player.
Point the remote at the remote sensor on
the player.
Replace all batteries in the remote with new
ones.
The disc does not play.
1
1
1
1
Close the lid of the player until it clicks.
Place the disc on the tray with the recorded
side facing down, and press its center until
it clicks into place.
The disc type is not compatible with the
player.
Moisture has condensed inside the player.
(See “Precautions” for details.)
The player does not start playing from
the beginning of a disc.
1
The player is in Repeat Play, Shuffle Play, or
Resume Play mode. To return to normal
play mode, press CLEAR or press x twice.
Playback stops automatically.
1
A disc with an auto pause signal stops
playback at that signal.
I cannot perform some functions such as
Stop, Scan, Slow Motion Play, Repeat Play,
or Shuffle Play.
1
Some discs prohibit the operation of these
functions.
I cannot switch the audio language or the
angle.
I cannot change the subtitle language or
cancel the subtitles.
1
1
1
1
Instead of pressing AUDIO, ANGLE, or
SUBTITLE, press MENU to display the
DVD’s menu and select the desired option
with B/V/v/b and ENTER.
There are no multilingual tracks, subtitles,
or multi-angles recorded on that DVD.
There are no other recorded angles for the
scene you are watching.
The changing of language, angle, or
subtitles is prohibited on that DVD.
The player does not operate properly.
1
Static electricity, etc., may affect the player's
operation.
Disconnect the AC power cord (mains
lead), then connect it again.
Error Messages
A five-character service number
(combination of a letter and digits (e.g.,
“E:61:10”)) is displayed on the screen.
1
1
1
When the first 3 digits are “C13”:
Clean the disc with a cleaning cloth.
When the first 3 digits are “C31”:
Place the disc correctly on the tray.
When the digits start with “E”:
Consult your nearest Sony dealer.
Standard
Code number
Argentina
2044
Australia
2047
Austria
2046
Belgium
2057
Brazil
2070
Canada
2079
Chile
2090
China
2092
Denmark
2115
Finland
2165
France
2174
Germany
2109
India
2248
Indonesia
2238
Italy
2254
2276
Korea
2304
Malaysia
2363
Enter the 4-digit password using B/V/v/b,
and press ENTER.
Mexico
2362
Playback starts.
Netherlands
2376
New Zealand
2390
Norway
2379
Pakistan
2427
Philippines
2424
Portugal
2436
Russia
2489
Singapore
2501
Spain
2149
Sweden
2499
Switzerland
2086
Thailand
2528
The display for entering your password
appears.
2
Area Code List
Japan
until it clicks. Then press H.
To cancel the playback limitation
Select “OFF” for “LEVEL” in step 8 of “Setting
the playback limitation level.”
If you forget your password
Open the lid and perform steps 1-3 of “Setting
the playback limitation level.” Enter the 6-digit
number “199703” in step 4, and press ENTER.
After entering a new password and pressing
ENTER, repeat the entire procedure from step 1
of “Playing discs with playback limitations.”
When you chose “OTHERS c,” select and
enter a code number from the area code list
given at the end of this section using B/V/v/
b.
* Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. “Dolby,”
“Pro Logic,” and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby
Laboratories.
There is no picture.
The picture is distorted.
1
MP3
Press ENTER.
Select the limitation level (e.g., “4:PG13”)
using V/v, and press ENTER.
To return to the previous screen
Press O.
Audio signal processing technology developed by
Dolby Laboratories for surround mode.
Dolby* Digital
The player does not turn on.
Connect the power cord (mains lead)
securely.
Close the lid of the player until it clicks.
Dolby Surround (Pro Logic)
Understanding special words
Audio
7
8
*“DTS” and “DTS Digital Out” are trademarks of Digital Theater
Systems, Inc.
*A logical file format for CD-ROM formalized by the
International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
1
1
Limiting
Playback
You can play MP3 audio tracks recorded on CD-Rs/
CD-RWs/CD-ROMs in accordance with ISO9660*
Level1/Level2/Joliet formats.
You can also play discs with MP3 audio tracks
recorded in multisession format (a format in which
data is added on to the disc) only if an MP3 audio
track is recorded in the first session.
1
Power
Digital audio compression technology developed by
Digital Theater Systems. Conforms to 5.1ch surround
mode.
Formats
1
If you experience any of the following
difficulties while using the player, use this
troubleshooting guide to help remedy the
problem. Should any problem persist, consult
your nearest Sony dealer.
DTS*
More on playable DATA CDs
There is no sound.
Notes about discs
• To keep a disc clean, handle it by its edge. Do not
touch the surface.
• Do not expose the disc to direct sunlight or heat
sources such as hot air ducts, or leave it in a car
parked in direct sunlight as the temperature may
rise considerably inside the car.
• After playing, store the disc in its case.
• Clean the disc with a cleaning cloth. Wipe the disc
from the center out.
• Do not use solvents such as benzine, thinner,
commercially available cleaners, or anti-static
spray intended for vinyl LPs.
Region code
Non-playable discs
• Notes about DVD-RWs/DVD-Rs, DVD+RWs/
DVD+Rs or CD-Rs/CD-RWs
Some DVD-RWs/DVD-Rs, DVD+RWs/
DVD+Rs or CD-Rs/CD-RWs cannot be played on
this player due to the recording quality or physical
condition of the disc, or the characteristics of the
recording device and authoring software.
The disc will not play if it has not been correctly
finalized. For more information, see the operating
instructions for the recording device. Note that
discs created in the Packet Write format cannot be
played.
operate properly. In this case, remove the disc and
leave the player turned on for about half an hour
until the moisture evaporates.
• Do not touch the disc if it is still spinning when
you open the lid.
• When you move the player, take out any discs. If
you don‘t, the disc may be damaged.
• Music discs encoded with copyright protection
technologies
This product is designed to playback discs that
conform to the Compact Disc (CD) standard.
Recently, various music discs encoded with
copyright protection technologies are marketed by
some record companies. Please be aware that
among those discs, there are some that do not
conform to the CD standard and may not be
playable by this product.
More on playable DVDs
Playable discs
On the headphones/earphones
On placement
Red
Identifying the discs
Notes
Troubleshooting
For better sound
White
A moulded plug complying with BS1363 is fitted to
this equipment for your safety and convenience.
Should the fuse in the plug supplied need to be
replaced, a 5 AMP fuse approved by ASTA or BSI to
BS1362, (i.e., marked with
or
mark) must be
used. If the plug supplied with this equipment has a
detachable fuse cover, be sure to attach the fuse cover
after you change the fuse. Never use the plug
without the fuse cover. If you should lose the fuse
cover, please contact your nearest Sony service
station.
This symbol 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.
This symbol is intended to alert the user
to the presence of important operating
and maintenance (servicing) instructions
in the literature accompanying the
appliance.
Using the Design Sheet
© 2003 Sony Corporation Printed in Malaysia
S VIDEO cord
(not supplied)
Notice for customers in the United Kingdom
and Republic of Ireland
Thank you for purchasing this Sony CD/DVD
Player. Before operating this player, please read this
manual thoroughly and retain it for future reference.
In this manual, the basic information on connection,
operation, and settings is given on the back side
(Blue Side). The advanced information on connection
and settings, and additional information is given on
this side (Brown Side).
You are cautioned that any change or modifications
not expressly approved in this manual could void
your authority to operate this equipment.
Limiting Playback
This appliance is classified as a CLASS 1 LASER
product. The CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT
MARKING is located at the bottom of the player.
For customers in the U.S.A. and Canada
The model and serial numbers are located at the
bottom of the player. Record the serial number in the
space provided below. Refer to them whenever you
call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product.
Model No. DVP-PQ2
Serial No. ___________________
Playing MP3 audio tracks
from a list
Playable discs
and special
words
About this manual
Owner’s Record
DVP-PQ2
AUDIO OUT
S-VIDEO OUT
DIGITAL OUT(COAXIAL)
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 generates, uses, and can radiate radio
frequency energy and if not installed and 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:
– 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.
For customers in the U.S.A.
Operating Instructions
To S-VIDEO OUT
• The nameplate is located at the bottom of the
player.
• To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not place
objects filled with liquids, such as vases, on the
apparatus.
Settings and
Adjustments
CD/DVD Player
Player
PRECAUTIONS
SHUFFLE/REPEAT/AUDIO/
ANGLE/SUBTITLE/TVS
(surround)
For Customers in Canada
For customers in Europe
Note
WARNING
Using the
Design Sheet
You can open the clear, round-shaped cover on
the lid of this player and exchange the supplied
“design sheet” with your favorite pictures or
photos.
1
2
Press ZPUSH to open the lid of the player.
On the back side of the lid, slide the locks
toward the center (1) at the same time
as shown in the illustration and release
the hooks (2). The front part of the ring
will pop up ( ).
3
Lower the lid and remove the ring. Then
remove the transparent cover.
Place a design sheet on the lid.
Replace the transparent cover, aligning
the one upper and two lower cutouts
with the lid.
4
5
Engage the upper two tabs of the lid with
the slots in the ring (1). Insert the two
lower tabs of the ring into the slots in the
lid (2) until it clicks.
design sheet
❢Hint
United Kingdom 2184
Align the marks on both the transparent cover
and the ring when replacing them.
Specifications
System
Language Code List
The language spelling conforms to the ISO 639:1988 (E/F) standard.
Laser: Semiconductor laser
Signal format system:
U.S./Canadian models: NTSC
European models: PAL/NTSC
Code
Language
Code
Language
Code
Language
Code
Language
1027
Afar
1183
Irish
1349
Macedonian
1509
Somali
1028
Abkhazian
1186
Scots Gaelic
1350
Malayalam
1511
Albanian
Outputs
1032
Afrikaans
1194
Galician
1352
Mongolian
1512
Serbian
(Jack name: Jack type/Output level/
Load impedance)
AUDIO OUT L/R: Phonojack/2 Vrms/10 kΩ
DIGITAL OUT (COAXIAL): Phonojack/0.5 Vp–p/75 Ω
VIDEO OUT: Phonojack/1.0 Vp–p/75 Ω
S-VIDEO OUT: 4 -pin mini DIN/
Y: 1.0 Vp–p,
C: 0.3 Vp–p (PAL), 0.286 Vp–p (NTSC)/
75 Ω
Headphones/earphones:
Stereo mini-jack/9 mW + 9 mW/32 Ω
1039
Amharic
1196
Guarani
1353
Moldavian
1513
Siswati
1044
Arabic
1203
Gujarati
1356
Marathi
1514
Sesotho
1045
Assamese
1209
Hausa
1357
Malay
1515
Sundanese
1051
Aymara
1217
Hindi
1358
Maltese
1516
Swedish
1052
Azerbaijani
1226
Croatian
1363
Burmese
1517
Swahili
1053
Bashkir
1229
Hungarian
1365
Nauru
1521
Tamil
1057
Byelorussian
1233
Armenian
1369
Nepali
1525
Telugu
1059
Bulgarian
1235
Interlingua
1376
Dutch
1527
Tajik
1060
Bihari
1239
Interlingue
1379
Norwegian
1528
Thai
1061
Bislama
1245
Inupiak
1393
Occitan
1529
Tigrinya
General
1066
Bengali;
Bangla
1248
Indonesian
1403
(Afan)Oromo
1531
Turkmen
1253
Icelandic
1408
Oriya
1532
Tagalog
1067
Tibetan
1254
Italian
1417
Punjabi
1534
Setswana
1070
Breton
1257
Hebrew
1428
Polish
1535
Tonga
1079
Catalan
1261
Japanese
1435
1538
Turkish
1093
Corsican
1269
Yiddish
Pashto;
Pushto
1539
Tsonga
1097
Czech
1283
Javanese
1436
Portuguese
1540
Tatar
1103
Welsh
1287
Georgian
1463
Quechua
1543
Twi
1105
Danish
1297
Kazakh
1481
Ukrainian
German
1298
Greenlandic
RhaetoRomance
1557
1109
1130
Bhutani
1299
Cambodian
1142
Greek
1300
Kannada
1144
English
1301
Korean
1145
Esperanto
1305
Kashmiri
1149
Spanish
1307
Kurdish
Power requirements:
U.S./Canadian models: 120 V AC, 60 Hz
European models: 220 - 240 V AC,
50/60 Hz
Power consumption: 9 W
Dimensions (approx.): 190 × 147 × 235 mm
(7 × 5 7/8 × 9 in.) (w/h/d)
Mass (approx.): 1.3 kg (2.9 lbs)
Operating temperature: 5 °C to 35 °C (41 F to 95 F)
Operating humidity: 25 - 80 %
Supplied accessories
Operating Instructions (1)
Audio/video cord (1)
Remote (1)
AA (R6) size batteries (2)
EURO AV adaptor (For European models only) (1)
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1150
Estonian
1311
Kirghiz
1151
Basque
1313
Latin
1157
Persian
1326
Lingala
1165
Finnish
1327
Laothian
1166
Fiji
1332
Lithuanian
1171
Faroese
1334
1174
French
Latvian;
Lettish
1181
Frisian
1345
Malagasy
1347
Maori
1482
Kirundi
1483
Romanian
1489
Russian
1491
Kinyarwanda
1495
Sanskrit
1498
Sindhi
1501
Sangho
1502
SerboCroatian
1503
Singhalese
1505
Slovak
1506
Slovenian
1507
Samoan
1508
Shona
1564
Urdu
1572
Uzbek
1581
Vietnamese
1587
Volapük
1613
Wolof
1632
Xhosa
1665
Yoruba
1684
Chinese
1697
Zulu
1703
Not specified
Connecting Connecting to your TV
Playing
Discs
You can enjoy standard quality picture and sound using this
connection. Before connecting, make sure that your TV is turned off.
To enjoy better picture and sound, refer to the Brown Side of this
manual. Refer also to the instruction manuals of the components to
be connected.
the Player
Basic steps and tips on playback
To display the next or previous page in an
album or track list
Press b or B.
Playing MP3
audio tracks
from a list
You can play DVDs, VIDEO CDs, music CDs, as well as MP3 audio
tracks recorded on a DATA CD*.
Buttons on the player that share the same symbol with buttons on
the remote also share the same function.
To return to the previous screen
Press O.
To turn off the menu
Press MENU once.
*A CD-R/CD-RW/CD-ROM with MP3 audio tracks recorded on the disc is called a “DATA CD” in
this manual.
You can select and play MP3 audio tracks from
the list displayed on the menu.
Notes on connecting to your TV
Basic connection
• Do not connect this player directly to a
component such as a VCR. If you do, noise
may appear in the picture.
• When connecting this player to a monaural
TV, use a stereo-mono conversion cord (not
supplied).
To adjust the TV volume (for Sony
products only)
Press TV VOL +/–.
On your TV :
Turn your TV on and
select the video input.
Press H (play).
x (stop)
(remote sensor)
To insert batteries in the remote
AC power
source (mains)
White
Press > or . during playback.
To stop playback
Press ZPUSH, and
gently lift the lid
until it clicks.
Red
White
Lights up when
turned on.
Attach the Euro AV Adaptor (supplied) to your
TV. Then, connect the audio/video cord to the
corresponding jacks of the Euro AV Adaptor.
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REPEAT
SUR
SHUFFLE
AUDIO
SUBTITLE
+
−
PREV
NEXT
CLEAR
.
>
m
To play from the beginning
Press x twice, then press H.
To remove the disc
Hold the edges of the disc and pull while
pressing the center.
REPLAY
H
PAUSE
X
TOP MENU
x
x
RETURN
O
ENTER
O
Operating the remote
Press ?/1.
If no buttons are pressed for 10 minutes, the
screensaver turns on. To return to the normal
screen, press H. (To turn off the screensaver,
see ”Setting and Adjustments” for details.)
The player automatically turns off in another
50 minutes.
• Point the remote at the remote sensor .
When it does not work, operate closer to the
remote sensor .
• Do not expose the remote sensor to direct
sunlight or lighting apparatuses. Doing so
may cause a malfunction.
If a menu display appears when
you press H
In some DVDs and VIDEO CDs, a menu may
appear when you press H. The menu usually
enables you to select items such as a title
(movie or album), audio language, or subtitles
by using B/V/v/b and ENTER. In VIDEO
CDs, this function is called PBC (Playback
Control).
Using the
Remote
Note
Some playback features of DVDs and VIDEO CDs described in the following may be prohibited
by the software producers. Refer to the instructions supplied with the DVDs and VIDEO CDs.
Basic operations (A)
✎
✎
To change the playing mode, sound
effect, and display, or to use the DVD’s
menu.
To
play
H
c “Functions”
stop
x
pause
X
go to the next or
previous title or
track
> NEXT or .PREV during playback.
scan forward or
backward
My or m y during playback.
To read disc information on the screen.
c
“Reading the screen”
Remote
The letters below correspond to the letters in
“Functions.” Use the letters to quickly find the
buttons needed for each operation.
Press to
turn the
player on.
C
B
REPEAT
SHUFFLE
D
SUBTITLE
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SUR
AUDIO
ANGLE
PREV
NEXT
.
>
A
+
−
CLEAR
SCAN/SLOW
m
TV VOL
REPLAY
M
PLAY
H
PAUSE
X
TOP MENU
replay
Press to
adjust the
volume of
Sony TVs.
Press to
cancel the
current
mode.
STOP
x
To
O
repeat
ENTER
My or m y during pause. (DVD/VIDEO CD only.
Functions only in the forward direction for VIDEO CDs.)
Press the button repeatedly to change the playback speed.
To return to normal playback, press H.
REPLAY during playback. (DVD only)
You can play a selected title or track randomly or repeatedly.
To cancel the operation, press the following button repeatedly to select “OFF” or
press CLEAR.
RETURN
EF
Press the button repeatedly to change the speed.
To return to normal playback, press H.
Selecting the playing mode (B)
shuffle
MENU
DISPLAY
play forward or
backward in
slow motion
Press
Press
SHUFFLE repeatedly during playback. (DVD/VIDEO CD/CD
only)
You can change the audio language for DVDs recorded with multilingual tracks.
When listening to a Karaoke VIDEO CD, you can turn off the vocals. You can also
enjoy this player’s surround effect mode.
You can select picture angles if there are multiple pictures (angles) recorded on the
disc, or change subtitle languages in multilingual DVDs.
AUDIO repeatedly during playback to select from the options.
In DVDs: Select a language from the options on the screen.
(When a 4-digit number is displayed, check the number in the
“Language Code List” on the Brown Side of this manual.)
VIDEO CDs/CDs/DATA CDs:
• STEREO: To hear standard stereo sound.
• 1/L: To hear the sound of the left channel from both speakers.
• 2/R: To hear the sound of the right channel from both speakers.
Super VCDs:
(The number before the colon shows the number of the audio
track being played. For the meaning after the colon, see above.)
• 1: STEREO
• 2: STEREO
• 1: 1/L
• 2: 1/L
• 1: 2/R
• 2: 2/R
SUR repeatedly during playback to select from the following.
TV Virtual
Surround settings (DVD only)
To cancel the surround setting, press SUR repeatedly to select
Notes
“OFF.”
• The surround mode
•TVS DYNAMIC: To enjoy the surround effect with your TV’s
signals are only
speakers. The distinct sound imaging effect is as if you have a
output when the
player is connected
set of additional speakers next to you.
via the AUDIO OUT
•
TVS WIDE: To enjoy the surround effect with your TV’s
L/R jack.
speakers. The sound imaging effect is as if you have five sets
• Set the surround
settings of the
of virtual speakers filling the area surrounding you.
connected
• TVS NIGHT: To enjoy the surround mode at a lower volume.
components (such as
(Dolby Digital audio DVD only)
TV) to off.
• Surround does not
• TVS STANDARD: To enjoy the surround effect with a set of
function when a disc
front speakers connected to the player. The imaging effect is as
has no rear signal.
if you have three sets of additional speakers around you.
To
Press
change angles
ANGLE repeatedly during playback to select the number of the
angle you want to play. (DVD only)
display or
change subtitles
Number of playable albums in
the disc
In “TV TYPE” of the screen setup setting,
select the setting that matches your TV. (See
“Settings and Adjustments” for details.)
2
album
list
Select an album using V/v, and press
ENTER.
The MP3 audio tracks contained in the album
appears.
To return to the menu display while playing
a disc with PBC function
Press O.
<TV screen>
Selected track number
To play a disc without using the PBC
function
Press > or . during stop to select a track
(picture or music) that you want to play, and
press H or ENTER.
Number of playable tracks in the
album
On the display method
• Only the alphabet and numbers can be displayed.
Other characters appear as an “*” (asterisk).
• This player cannot display ID3 tags.
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2
3
4
5
6
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SHE IS SPECIAL
ALL YOU NEED IS ...
SPICY LIFE
HAPPY HOUR
RIVER SIDE
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TAKE TIME,TAKE TIME
track list
Reading the screen
You can display the time or audio format in the
upper area of the TV screen during playback.
Time display
Press
DVD’s menu
TOP MENU or MENU. Select an item using B/V/v/b, and
press ENTER. (DVD only)
TOP MENU: Displays a menu of available movie and music
titles.
MENU: Displays a menu of subtitles and audio languages.
Displaying information on your screen (F)
You can display information such as the playing time or the disc text on the TV
screen.
To return to the normal screen, press DISPLAY repeatedly.
To display
Press
time/text
DISPLAY during playback. Then press ENTER repeatedly to
switch the display from total playing time to remaining time,
and vice versa. (For details, see “Time display” in the next
section.)
DVD/CD TEXT or MP3 track name will be displayed following
the time display if it is recorded on the disc. (Only the letters of
the alphabet are shown.)
REPEAT repeatedly during playback.
When you select Repeat Play during Shuffle Play, Shuffle Play is
repeated.
DISPLAY twice during playback. (DVD only)
(For details, see “Audio display” in the next section.)
Settings
and
Adjustments
<Example*>
Current album/title
number
• T: title, A: album
T11 — 8
Current chapter/
track/index number
When a menu is recorded on the DVD, you can usually select items such as the
title, audio language, or subtitles.
To display
Select a track using V/v, and press
ENTER.
Playback starts.
SUBTITLE repeatedly to select the subtitle language. (DVD only)
(When a 4-digit number is displayed, check the number in the
“Language Code List” on the Brown Side of this manual.)
To cancel the subtitle, press SUBTITLE repeatedly to select
“OFF.”
Using the DVD’s menu (E)
current audio
format
There is a tactile dot on H and the “+” button of
TV VOL.
Selected album number
1( 30)
See “Using the remote” at the bottom half of this
page for more details on the remote.
Changing the viewing angle and subtitles (D)
language/sound
<TV screen>
On playback
• Only the MP3 audio tracks displayed in the list can
be played on this player (maximum 100 albums or
200 tracks).
• MP3 audio tracks are played in the order displayed
in the list. This may not coincide with the recorded
order.
• The following audio format files cannot be played.
– MP3 audio tracks not created according to
ISO9660 Level1/Level2/Joliet.
– MP3 audio tracks that do not have the file name
extension “.MP3.”
– Files with the file name extension “.MP3,” but
are not MP3 audio tracks.
– Audio tracks recorded in MP3PRO format.
– MP3 audio tracks recorded in Packet Write
format.
– Data that are not MPEG1 Audio Layer 3.
B/V/v/b/ENTER
Changing the sound (C)
Press
Press MENU.
ROCK BEST HIT
KARAOKE
JAZZ
R&B
MY FAVORITE SONGS
CLASSICAL
SALSA OF CUBA
BOSSANOVA
The album or track currently being played is shaded
in the list.
Notes
Albums containing MP3 audio tracks appear.
3
Audio input (R)
Audio input (L)
To change
1
If the aspect ratio of the picture
does not match your TV type
Video input
Functions
Selecting an MP3 audio track
To return to PBC Playback
Press x twice, and press H.
Close the lid until it
clicks.
STOP
MENU
DISPLAY
Connect the audio/video cord (supplied).
TV VOL (volume) +/–
Press x.
The background picture appears on your TV
screen. (See “Settings and Adjustments” for
details.)
The next time you press H, playback starts
from the same place. (Resume Play)
M
PLAY
H
TV VOL
ANGLE
SCAN/SLOW
Then, connect the player and the TV to an AC power source (mains).
Place it label-side up (the
recorded side facing down),
and press its center until it
clicks into place.
?/1
./ >
TV
Place a disc on the
tray.
?/1 indicator
Connecting the EURO AV Adaptor
(For European models only)
Yellow
Red
> (next)
Turn on the player
by pressing ?/1
(on/standby).
Connect using the
EURO AV Adaptor
(supplied).
To audio input
Yellow
To play the next or previous
chapter or track
For European
models only:
To video input
To AUDIO OUT R
. (previous)
One of the background
pictures appears at random
on your TV screen.
AC power
source (mains)
To AUDIO OUT L
To VIDEO OUT
Slide open the cover. Insert two AA (R6) size
batteries by matching the + and – ends with
the markings inside the compartment, and
close the cover.
TV
Note
This function may not be available depending on the
connected TV.
To turn off the player
❢ Hint
T 1:01:57
Time display
• D: disc, T: title or track,
C: chapter
• No mark: Playing time
With – : Remaining time
You can select and change the settings of this
player to meet your needs and to suit your
playing environment.
✎
✎
Number of front and
center component
*Here, the indicated disc’s audio format is Dolby Digital
5.1channel (ch).
5.1ch: 3 (Front Left/Right/Center) +
2 (Rear Left/Right) +
0.1 (LFE)
✎
3
Select
OSD
The language you want for the player’s menu and the
Setup Display.
(DVD only)
(DVD only)
ENGLISH
ENGLISH
ORIGINAL
AUDIO FOLLOW
4
SUBTITLE*
(DVD only)
“Language/Screen/Audio Setup”
1
To select the setting of the audio when
connected to an amplifier.
2
“Language/Screen/Audio Setup”
Press DISPLAY repeatedly in stop mode to
show Setup Display.
Select the setup item using V/v, and press
ENTER.
LANGUAGE SETUP: To change the
language setting.
SCREEN SETUP: To change the screen
setting.
AUDIO SETUP: To change the audio
setting.
To set playback limitation levels (such as
to limit violent scenes).
c “Limiting Playback” (See the
Brown Side of this manual.)
MENU*
3
Select an item (e.g., “OSD”) using V/v,
and press ENTER.
Refer to the list on the right for details.
4
The language you want for the menu recorded on the
disc.
The language you want for the sound.
(ORIGINAL: The language prioritized in the disc is
automatically chosen.)
The subtitle language.
(AUDIO FOLLOW: The subtitle language changes
according to the audio language.)
Selecting the audio setup
Item
Select
AUDIO ATT
• OFF: Standard setting.
• ON: When the playback sound is distorted.
(Audio attenuation)
DIGITAL OUT
(Adjust only when
using a coaxial
digital cord.)
❢ Hint
When you select “OTHERS,” enter the language code from the list on the Brown
Side of this manual using V/v/b.
Select
TV TYPE*
• 16:9
(Change this to fit
the picture to your
TV.)
Select a setting (e.g., “ENGLISH”) using
V/v, and press ENTER.
• 4:3 LETTER BOX
Refer to the list on the right for details.
To turn off Setup Display:
Press DISPLAY repeatedly until the display
disappears.
• 4:3 PAN SCAN
DOLBY DIGITAL
(See “Connecting Other Components” on the Brown
Side of this manual for instructions on this
connection.)
• OFF: When connecting a TV or an amplifier to
AUDIO OUT L/R.
• ON: When connecting an amplifier with a digital
input jack, etc., to DIGITAL OUT (COAXIAL).
(See “Connecting Other Components” on the Brown
(Adjust only when
Side for instructions on this connection.)
“DIGITAL OUT” is set
• D-PCM: Standard setting.
to “ON.”)
Selecting the screen setup
Item
(See “Limiting Playback” on the Brown Side for
instructions.)
* The setting recorded on the disc has priority.
* If the language you select here is not recorded on the disc, another language will
be automatically selected from the disc.
Note
When “DTS” is set to “OFF” in the audio setup
setting, the DTS display will not appear even if the
disc has a DTS signal. (See “Settings and
Adjustments” for details.)
•3: A preset picture appears.
PARENTAL
CONTROL
Item
•1: The logo appears.
•2: A preset picture appears.
For the following items, select the language from the Language List
displayed on the screen.
AUDIO*
LANGUAGE SETUP
OSD:
MENU:
AUDIO:
SUBTITLE:
To adjust the aspect ratio of the picture
to fit your TV.
c
Number of LFE
(Low Frequency Effect)
component
2
To change the languages used in
subtitles, sound, or on-screen displays.
c
<Example*>
DOLBY DIGITAL 3 /2 .1
The numbers correspond to the steps in the procedure given
below.
c “Language/Screen/Audio Setup”
✎
Current audio format (Dolby
Digital, DTS, PCM,etc.)
Number of rear
component
You can change the languages for the OSD (onscreen display) and sound, and adjust the
video and audio output to match the
components (such as TV) your player is
connected to.
BACKGROUND
Selecting the language setup
Setup Display
*Here, the disc is playing chapter 8 of the 11th title, which has
been played for 1 hour 1 minute and 57 seconds.
Audio display
Language/Screen/Audio Setup
• DOLBY DIGITAL: When connecting to an amplifier
with a built-in Dolby Digital decoder.
MPEG
(See “Connecting Other Components” on the Brown
Side for instructions on this connection.)
• PCM: Standard setting.
(Adjust only when
“DIGITAL OUT” is set • MPEG: When connecting to an amplifier with a
built-in MPEG audio decoder.
to “ON.”)
For a wide-screen TV or a TV
with wide mode function.
(For European models
only)
For a standard TV. Displays a
wide picture to fit the width of
the screen while keeping the same
aspect ratio.
DTS
For a standard TV. Cuts off
portions of a wide picture in
order to fit the width of the
screen.
(See “Connecting Other Components” on the Brown
(Adjust only when
Side for instructions on this connection.)
“DIGITAL OUT” is set
• OFF: Standard setting.
to “ON.”)
• ON: When connecting to an amplifier with a
built-in DTS decoder.
❢ Hint
The underlined settings are the default settings.
SCREEN SAVER
•ON: Turns on the screen saver.
•OFF: Turns off the screen saver.
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