Complete 7–Piece 100-Watt Home Theater Audio System

Complete 7–Piece 100-Watt Home Theater Audio System

owner’s manual

Complete 7–Piece

100-Watt

Home Theater Audio System

with DVD Player

C O T E N T S

The FCC Wants You to Know ....................................................... 3

Placement ............................................................................... 3

Safety ..................................................................................... 3

Condensation ......................................................................... 3

Region Management Information ............................................ 3

Unauthorized Discs ................................................................ 3

Copyright Information ........................................................... 3

Important Safety Instructions ....................................................... 4

Save These Instructions .......................................................... 4

Features ........................................................................................ 5

Dolby Digital /DTS ................................................................ 5

Preparation ................................................................................... 6

Connecting Your TV ............................................................... 6

Connecting a VCR .................................................................. 6

Connecting Other Audio Equipment ...................................... 6

Connecting Antennas ............................................................. 7

Connecting the Speakers & Subwoofer .................................. 7

Turning on the Unit and TV ................................................... 8

Disc Formats ................................................................................ 9

Disc Function or Operation that is Not Available ................... 9

Title, Chapter and Tracks ....................................................... 9

Before You Start .......................................................................... 10

Installing Batteries in the Remote Control ............................. 10

Using the Remote Control .................................................... 10

Parts and Functions .............................................................. 10

Adjusting the Sound ............................................................. 12

Playing a Disc ............................................................................. 14

To Interrupt Playback (Still Mode) ........................................ 14

To Stop Playback .................................................................. 14

Fast Forward/Fast Reverse (DVD/CD) ................................... 14

Skip (Forward/Reverse) (DVD/CD) ....................................... 14

Slow-Motion Play (DVD) ...................................................... 14

Zooming into an Image ........................................................ 14

Angle Selection ..................................................................... 15

Audio Selection .................................................................... 15

Subtitle Selection .................................................................. 15

Special Functions ....................................................................... 16

Display Function .................................................................. 16

GOTO Function ................................................................... 16

CD/DVD Programmable Memory ............................................... 18

Programmable Memory (DVD) ............................................. 18

Programmable Memory (CD) ............................................... 18

Repeat Playback ................................................................... 18

Playing MP3 and Picture CD ...................................................... 19

Playing an MP3 Disc ............................................................. 19

Playing a Picture CD ............................................................. 19

Radio Operation ......................................................................... 20

Manually Tuning a Station .................................................... 20

FM Stereo ............................................................................. 20

Weak FM Stations ................................................................. 20

Automatically Tuning a Station ........................................... 20

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Presetting Stations ............................................................... 20

Tuning into a Preset Station ................................................. 20

Customizing the Function Settings ............................................. 21

Language Setting .................................................................. 21

Video Setting ........................................................................ 21

Video Output ....................................................................... 21

Audio Setting ....................................................................... 22

Rating Setting ....................................................................... 23

Care ........................................................................................... 26

Cleaning the Disc ................................................................. 26

Cleaning the unit ................................................................. 26

Troubleshooting Guide ............................................................... 27

Specifications ............................................................................. 28

© 2002 RadioShack Corporation.

All Rights Reserved.

THE FCC WANTS YOU TO KNOW

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 your local RadioShack store or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

• If you cannot eliminate the interference, the FCC requires that you stop using your home theater system.

Changes or modifications not expressly approved by RadioShack may cause interference and void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.

You must use shielded interface cables with this equipment.

This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

WARNING:

To reduce the risk of fire or shock hazard, do not expose this product to rain or moisture.

The lightning symbol is intended to alert you to the presence of uninsulated dangerous voltage within this product’s enclosure that might be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock.

Do not open the product’s case.

..

CAUTION

..

RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK

DO NOT OPEN

!

The exclamation symbol is intended to inform you that important operating and maintenance instructions are included in the literature accompanying this product.

CAUTION:

TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRICAL SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER OR BACK. NO

USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED PERSONNEL.

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 one to two hours before turning the power on, or gradually heat the room up and dry the unit before use.

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• Should any trouble occur, disconnect the AC power cord and refer servicing to a qualified technician.

• Do not place anything directly on the top of the unit. This can result in damage to the unit. This product contains a low power laser device.

REGION MANAGEMENT INFORMATION

This DVD Player is designed and manufactured to respond to the

Region Management Information that is recorded on a DVD. If the region number described on the DVD does not correspond to the region number of this DVD player, this DVD player cannot play that disc. The Region number of this DVD player is 1 (USA/CANADA).

PLACEMENT

• Do not use the unit in places which are extremely hot, cold, dusty, or humid.

• Place the unit on a flat and even surface.

• Do not restrict the air flow of the unit by placing it in an area with poor air flow, by covering it with a cloth, or by placing it on carpeting.

SAFETY

• When connecting or disconnecting the AC cord, grip the plug rather than 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 period of time, disconnect the AC power cord.

UNAUTHORIZED DISCS

You may not be able to play back some DVDs on this player if they were purchased from outside your geographic area or made for business purposes.

COPYRIGHT INFORMATION

It is forbidden by law to copy, broadcast, show, broadcast on cable, play in public, and rent copyrighted material without permission.

DVDs are copy protected, and any recordings made from these discs will be distorted. This product incorporates copyright protection technology that is protected by method claims of certain U.S. patents and other intellectual property rights owned by Macrovision

Corporation and other rights owners. Use of this copyright protection technology must be authorized by Macrovision

Corporation, and is intended for home and other limited viewing uses only, unless otherwise authorized by Macrovision Corporation.

Reverse engineering or disassembly is prohibited. Apparatus Claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 4,631,603; 4,577,216; 4,819,098 and 4,907,093 licensed for limited viewing uses only.

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS

R ea oo n s — be read before the appliance is operated.

oo n s — be retained for future reference.

H ee d W n gg s — All warnings on the appliance and in the operating instructions should be adhered to.

F oo ll oo followed.

oo n s — All operating and use instructions should be n d M oo e — The appliance should not be used near water

- for example, near a bathtub, washbowl, kitchen sink, laundry tub, in a wet basement, or near a swimming pool, and the like.

n d n d s stand that is recommended by the manufacturer.

An appliance and cart combination should be moved with care.

Quick stops, excessive force, and uneven surfaces may cause the appliance and cart combination to overturn.

ll oo r C n g M oo u n n g wall or ceiling only as recommended by the manufacturer.

oo n or position does not interfere with its proper ventilation. For example, the appliance should not be situated on a bed, sofa, rug, or similar surface that may block the ventilation openings; or, placed in a built-in installation, such as a book case or cabinet, that may impede the flow of air through the ventilation openings.

H ea t — The appliance should be situated away from heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other appliances

(including amplifiers) that produce heat.

P oo r SS oo u ce s — The appliance should be connected to a power supply only of the type described in the operating instructions or as marked on the appliance.

oo u n d n g oo r P oo n the grounding or polarization means of an appliance are not defeated.

P oo C oo d P oo n — that they are not likely to be walked on or pinched by items placed upon or against them, paying particular attention to cords at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the appliance.

ea n n g — by the manufacturer.

P oo r L s power lines.

— An outdoor antenna should be located away from

O u d oo r A n n a G oo u n d n g — to the receiver, be sure the antenna system is grounded so as to provide some protection against voltage surges and built up static charges. Section 810 of the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA

No. 70, provides information with respect to proper grounding of the mast and supporting structure, grounding of the lead-in wire to an antenna discharge unit, size of grounding conductors, location of antenna-discharge unit, connection to grounding electrodes, and requirements for the grounding electrode. See Figure 1.

N oo e P oo d — The power cord of the appliance should be unplugged from the outlet when left unused for a long period of time.

O b ec t nd L q u d E y — not fall, and liquids are not spilled, into the enclosure through openings.

e R q u n g ce — qualified service personnel when:

• The power-supply cord or the plug has been damaged; or

• Objects have fallen, or liquid has been spilled, into the appliance; or

• The appliance has been exposed to rain; or

• The appliance does not appear to operate normally or exhibits a marked change in performance; or

• The appliance has been dropped, or the enclosure damaged.

n g beyond that described in the operating instructions. All other servicing should be referred to qualified service personnel.

SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS

FEATURES

Your RadioShack Complete 7-Piece 100-Watt Home Theater Audio

System is a great system that incorporates some of the best features in home theater technology. It comes complete with a shielded center-channel speaker, a low pass-type subwoofer, two shielded front-channel speakers, two surround speakers, a remote control, and a receiver equipped with a tuner and a DVD player. The DVD player plays DVD, CD, CDR, CDRW, Picture CDs, and MP3 discs.

D oo b y l SS oo u nd SS oo u n d oo ce n g

Theatre Audio System for a movie-theater sound experience.

l P L L T u n g synthesizer provides drift-free frequency tuning with the highest degree of accuracy and stability.

2 0 A M F M oo n m oo y — Lets you store 20 stations from each band into memory for easy access.

DOLBY DIGITAL /DTS

Dolby Digital is a sound system developed by Dolby Laboratories

Inc. that gives movie theatre ambience to audio output when the unit is connected to a Dolby Digital 5.1 channel processor or amplifier.

This unit automatically recognizes DVDs that are encoded with

Dolby Digital.

Not all Dolby Digital sources are recorded with 6 channels. Some sources marked Dolby Digital may be recorded in Dolby Surround, a

2 channel system. Look for this logo on your DVD unit.

This unit does not decode DTS Digital Surround signals. To enjoy

DTS Digital Surround

playback, an external 5.1 channel DTS

Digital Surround decoder system must be connected to the

DIGITAL

AUDIO OUT

jack of the main unit.

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Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. DTS and DTS Digital Out are trademarks of Digital Theater Systems, Inc.

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PREPARATION

You must connect a TV to the system in order to use the system’s

DVD player. You can connect other audio and audio/visual components to the system in order to use the Home Theater Audio

System’s surround sound capabilities.

N otttteeeessss::::

• The system comes with one set of audio/video cables. Your local

RadioShack store sells a wide variety of audio/video cables if you need additional cables to connect components.

AUDIO OUT L/R

only works in DVD mode.

• The low frequency response of AUX OUT is dependent on the

5.1 CH/2.1 CH setting and whether the subwoofer is on or off.

Coaxial Antenna Jack

Some TVs do not have an RCA or S-Video jack, they only have a coaxial antenna jack. In this case, you must purchase an RF modulator (not supplied, available at your local RadioShack store).

CONNECTING A VCR

1. Using the supplied audio/video cable, connect the yellow plug from the

VIDEO OUT

jack on your unit to VIDEO IN jack on your TV.

2. Connect the supplied speakers and subwoofer to your DVD unit. See “Connecting the Speakers & Subwoofer” on Page 7

CONNECTING YOUR TV

The unit can be connected to your TV in several different ways, depending on the design of your TV.

RCA Audio/Video Jacks

Using the supplied audio/video cable, connect the

VIDEO OUT

and

AUDIO OUT L/R

jacks to the VIDEO and left/right AUDIO IN jacks on your TV.

3. Use a video cable (not supplied) to connect the

VIDEO IN (VCR)

jack on your unit to the VIDEO OUT jack on your VCR.

4. Use an audio cable (not supplied) to connect the

AUDIO IN R/L

jacks on your unit to the AUDIO OUT jacks on your VCR.

N oo you do not need to connect the audio cable.

S-Video Jack

1. Use an S-Video cable (not supplied) to connect the

S-VIDEO

(DVD)

jack on your unit to the S-VIDEO IN jack on your TV.

CONNECTING OTHER AUDIO EQUIPMENT

Use the supplied audio/video cable to connect the

AUDIO OUT L/R

jacks on your unit to the AUDIO IN jack or use a coaxial digital audio cable (not supplied) to connect the coaxial cable to your other equipment. Do not connect the yellow video plug.

Listening to Other Audio Equipment

1. Turn on the unit.

2. Turn on your audio equipment and follow the instructions included with it to select the AUDIO IN or DIGITAL IN function.

Analog Connection

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2. Use the supplied audio/video cable to connect the

AUDIO OUT

L/R

jacks to the AUDIO IN jacks on your TV. Do not connect the yellow video plug.

Digital Connection

CONNECTING THE SPEAKERS &

SUBWOOFER

The speaker cords have been color-coded to simplify connection.

Plug the POSITIVE (+) and NEGATIVE (-) ends of each speaker wire into the corresponding jacks on the rear of the unit, matching the color tube on the end of the speaker wire to the color-coded connector.

Connect each of the speaker wires to the front, rear, and center speakers respectively.

N otttteeeessss::::

• If the external equipment is a television and this audio system is close to it, you may experience interference if the TUNER function is selected while the television is working.

• When you have selected TUNER function, sound only comes from the front left, right, and subwoofer speakers.

• While the VCR is connected to the DVD unit, make sure to set your VCR to stereo mode, otherwise the activated speakers may be different than expected. See “To Select the Listening Channel” on Page 12.

• 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.

• When using the VCR, press

FUNCTION

on the remote control or front panel until AV IN appears.

Positioning the Speakers

CONNECTING ANTENNAS

When connecting equipment, make sure the power is switched off and the power cord is disconnected from the wall outlet.

FM Antenna

Press on the

FM ANT. 300

terminals and insert the supplied FM antenna wire ends.

AM Loop Antenna

1. Plug the supplied loop antenna’s terminal into

AM LOOP ANT

.

The terminal fits only one way. Do not force it.

2. Snap the supplied stand to the bottom of the AM loop antenna and place it on a flat surface.

3. Keep the antenna as far away as possible from the system, speaker cords, and power cord to prevent unwanted noise.

Mounting Rear Surround Speakers

1. Mark the correct mounting position on the wall.

2. Insert a fixing screw at the marked position on the wall.

3. Align the slot hole(s) of the speaker over the screw and pull the speaker downward until it is firmly hooked.

Power Cord Connection

• Make sure that all the components and speakers are connected correctly.

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• To prevent electrical shock, match wide blade of plug to wide slot, fully insert.

• Be sure the AC power cord is disconnected and all functions are off before making connections.

• When you are not going to use the unit for a long period of time, disconnect the power cord.

TURNING ON THE UNIT AND TV

1. *

4or 3Press

POWER

to turn on the unit.

2. Turn on the TV.

3. Select the channel on your TV corresponding to the VIDEO IN jack that the unit is connected to. See your TV user guide for more information.

4. If you have connected the unit successfully, the DVD logo (startup picture) appears on your TV screen.

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3

— Use the remote for this step.

4

— Use the receiver for this step.

4

or

3

— Use either device for this step.

DISC FORMATS

DISC FUNCTION OR OPERATION THAT IS

NOT AVAILABLE

When

" appears on the TV screen, this 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.

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• This unit supports 2-channel (L/R) audio and 5.1ch (Multichannel) MPEG audio 1/2 (only when the DIGITAL AUDIO

OUT coaxial jack is used for connection). It does not support

7.1 channel MPEG Audio Version 2.0.

• When playing back a CD-G (Graphics) or CD EXTRA disc, the audio portion is played, but the graphic images are not shown.

TITLE, CHAPTER AND TRACKS

DVDs are divided into “titles” and “chapters”. If the disc has more than one movie on it, each movie is a separate “title”. “Chapters” are sections of titles.

Audio CDs are divided into “tracks”. A “track” is usually one song on an audio CD.

N oo discs have these numbers recorded on them, but some do not.

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BEFORE YOU START

INSTALLING BATTERIES IN THE REMOTE

CONTROL

Your remote control requires two AA batteries (not supplied) for power. For the best performance and longest life, we recommend

RadioShack alkaline batteries.

oo nssss:

• Use only fresh batteries of the required size and recommended type.

• Do not mix old and new batteries or different types of batteries.

1. Press the tab on the battery compartment cover and lift it up.

2. Place the batteries in the compartment as indicated by the polarity symbols (+ and –) marked inside.

3. Replace the cover.

When the remote control stops operating properly, replace the batteries.

n gg burn or bury them.

oo n:::: If you do not plan to use the remote control for a month or longer, remove the batteries. Batteries can leak chemicals that can destroy electronic parts.

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).

PARTS AND FUNCTIONS

Front Panel

a n d b yy n d cc a

POWER

* when the unit is on, the unit turns off and goes into standby mode. The light illuminates.

OPEN/CLOSE

¬

— Use to open and close the disc tray.

a y nd o system information.

VOL

+

/

– Adjusts the sound of the speakers connected to the unit.

Remote sensor — Accepts the remote control unit signals.

c T a y — Open or close tray by pressing

OPEN/CLOSE

¬

. Place a disc on the disc tray, label side up.

POWER

— Turns the power on or off.

SKIP/ TUNING

)ý-ý

— Press to go back to previous chapters/tracks or to advance to chapters/tracks. Press and hold to begin fast scan.

PLAY/MEMO

J

— Press to start or resume playback, or to select the next station in tuner memory.

FUNCTION

— Selects the source (DVD, CD, or radio).

STOP/BAND

''''

— Stops playing a disc and switches between AM or FM in tuner mode.

PAUSE

f

— Press to pause playback. Each time you press

PAUSE

ff the picture advances one frame. Press

PLAY

.

to resume.

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Rear Panel

VIDEO OUT

jack

AUDIO OUT L/R

jacks

AUDIO IN R/L

jacks

Right front speaker terminals

Center speaker terminals

Left front speaker terminals

FM ANT 300

jacks

AM LOOP ANT.

jack

Power cord

S-VIDEO (DVD)

output jack

DIGITAL AUDIO

OUT

jack

VIDEO IN (VCR)

jack

SUBWOOFER

speaker terminals

Right rear speaker terminals

Left rear speaker terminals

Remote Control

0

-

9

and

+10

— Use when creating programs, and entering a parental level password. To select numbers over 9, press

+10

, then the second number. For example, to enter 18, press

+10

and then

8

.

RETURN

'— Returns to normal operation after using the setup menu.

FUNCTION

— Displays the function screen where you can check or change various settings.

OPEN/CLOSE

¬

Opens or closes the disc tray.

POWER

* — Turns the unit power on and puts it in standby mode.

GOTO

— Skips directly to a specific location on a DVD disc.

5.1 Ch

— Switches speaker outputs to 5-speaker mode.

VOLUME

+ the loudness of the sound from the speakers connected to the unit.

ENTER

— Confirms selections on a menu screen.

SETUP

— Opens and closes the unit's menu setup screen.

SLOW

(

— Performs slow reverse playback of

DVDs.

TUNING

,

— Scans all available radio stations.Also fast reverses or fast-forwards playback.

STOP

— Stops playback.

MEMORY

— Enters the number of a selected chapter or track. Enters the number of a selected station.

PREV

)

— Reverses through titles, chapters, or tracks on a disc.

Tunes to the preset radio stations.

DISPLAY

— Changes disc status information displayed on the TV.

CLEAR

— Clears input selections and cancel certain playback functions.

2.1 CH

— Switches speaker outputs to 2speaker mode.

SOUND

— Selects sound balance and tone controls for adjustment with the cursor buttons.

MENU

— Opens and closes the DVD menu.

SLOW

)— Performs slow forward playback of

DVDs.

PLAY

.

— Starts playback.

NEXT

-

— Moves forward through titles, chapters or tracks on a disc. Tunes to the preset stations.

PAUSE

f — Pauses playback, frame advance.

AUDIO

— Selects one of the audio soundtracks programmed on a DVD or selects the audio output mode on a AUDIO CD.

G, H, I, and

J

Highlights selections on a menu screen and adjusts certain settings.

ZOOM

— Zooms into an image.

BAND/REPEAT DISC

Switches between AM or

FM, to repeat a chapter or title of a DVD, or to repeat a single track or whole CD.

ANGLE

— Switches the camera angle of the video presentation when scenes with multiple camera angles are recorded on a

DVD.

SUBTITLE

— Selects one of the subtitle languages programmed on a

DVD.

FM MODE/REPEAT A-B

— Sets FM

MODE to FM STEREO for FM stereo sound or to FM MONO for mono sound.

Also performs point-to-point repeat playback on a DVD or CD.

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Front Panel Display

TITLE

— When a DVD is loaded in the unit, this indicator appears along with the title number.

A-B

— Appears during repeat playback.

é

1

— Appears during repeat playback.

MEMORY

— Appears during programmed playback.

ANGLE

— Appears when multiple camera angles are recorded in the section of the DVD that is currently playing.

((ST))

— When tuning into a station,

"((ST))" appears when an FM broadcast is in stereo.

CH/TRK

— When a DVD is loaded in the unit, this indicator appears along with the chapter number. When an audio CD is loaded in the unit, this indicator appears along with the track number.

R.TOTAL

— Indicates the elapsed playback time of the disc. With some discs, this also shows the total play time of the disc when it is stopped.

ADJUSTING THE SOUND

To Adjust the Surround Sound Balance

3*Follow these steps to make changes to speaker balance:

• Front speaker (left) — Repeatedly press

SOUND

until LEFT appears on the DVD display, then press

GýorýýýHýýto adjust the sound level.

• Front speaker (right) — Repeatedly press

SOUND

until RIGHT appears on the DVD display, then press

GýorýýýHýýto adjust the sound level.

• Center speaker — Repeatedly press

SOUND

until CENTER appears on the DVD display, then press

GýorýýýHýýto adjust the sound level.

• Rear speaker (left) — Repeatedly press

SOUND

until REAR L appears on the DVD display, then press

GýorýýýHýýto adjust the sound level.

• Rear speaker (right) — Repeatedly press

SOUND

until REAR R appears on the DVD display, then press

GýorýýýHýýto adjust the sound level.

• Subwoofer — Repeatedly press

SOUND

until WOOFER appears on the DVD display, then press

GýorýýýHýýto adjust the sound level.

N otttteeee:::: If you do not press any button within a few seconds, the display returns to normal.

To Adjust the Sound Quality

Repeatedly press

SOUND

to select an equalization mode (BASS,

MIDDLE, TREBLE). Bass, middle and treble control the sound from the front left and right speakers. Press

GýorýýýHýýto adjust sound level.

BASS: the low range of sounds

MIDDLE: the middle range of sounds

TREBLE: the high range of sounds

To Select the Listening Channel

While the DVD is stopped, press

5.1 CH

and

2.1 CH

on the remote control to select different speaker output status.

The following tables show what speakers work in various modes.

DISC AUDIO SETTINGS SPEAKERS OUTPUT STATUS

DVD / CD

MP3

5.1 CH/ 2.1

CH

5.1 CH

5.1 CH

2.1 CH

2.1 CH

N/A

N/A

Subwoofer L/R Speaker Front Left

Speaker

On Small

Large

On

On

Off On

On

Small /

Large

Small /

Large

On

Off On

On

Off

Small /

Large

Small /

Large

Small /

Large

On

On

Front Right

Speaker

On

On

On

On

On

On

On

Center

Speaker

On

On

On

Off

Off

Off

Off

Subwoofer Rear Left

On

Off

Off

On

Off

On

Off

Speaker

On

On

On

Off

Off

Off

Off

3

— Use the remote for this step.

4

— Use the receiver for this step.

4

or

3

— Use either device for this step.

Rear Right

Speaker

On

On

On

Off

Off

Off

Off

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SOURCE

AUDIO

SETTINGS

Subwoofer

TUNER

AV IN

N/A

On

Off

Front Left

Speaker

On

On

On

Front Right

Speaker

On

On

On

N otttteeeessss:

• Generally, only the front left and right speakers, and subwoofer are active while using TUNER mode.

• On — The speaker is activated.

• Off — The speaker is not activated.

• Always keep your VCR at stereo mode otherwise the speaker output status may be different than the above listed table.

• You can only set 5.1 CH, 2.1 CH while the DVD is stopped.

• When playing stereo DVD discs (not Dolby Digital), the subwoofer is always off.

• When the unit is set to 5.1 CH, the

AUDIO OUT

(red and white

RCA) jacks provide background sound only. If necessary, change the setting to 2.1 CH when using audio output.

• When the unit is in TUNER / AV IN mode, there is no sound output from the

AUDIO OUT

(red and white RCA) jacks.

• The low frequency response of AUX OUT is dependent on the subwoofer on/off mode in the setup menu.

SPEAKERS OUTPUT STATUS

Center Speaker Subwoofer

Off

Off

Off

On

On

Off

Rear Left

Speaker

Off

Off

Off

Rear Right

Speaker

Off

Off

Off

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PLAYING A DISC

This owner’s manual explains the basic instructions of this DVD unit.

Some DVD discs are produced in a manner that allows specific or limited operation during playback. As such, the DVD unit may not respond to all operating commands. This is not a defect in the DVD unit. Refer to the instruction notes of discs.

When the DVD dics is stopped, a screen saver is activated if you do not press a key in about two minutes. To return to the normal screen, press any key on the unit or remote control except

POWER

.

" may appear on the TV screen during operation. This means that the operation is not permitted by DVD unit or the disc.

1.

4or 3Press

POWER

to turn on the unit. Press

FUNCTION

until DVD appears on the display.

2.

4or 3Press

OPEN/CLOSE

¬

. The disc tray opens.

3. Place the disc on the disc tray with the label side up.

4.

4or 3Press

OPEN/CLOSE

¬

. The disc tray closes.

5.

4or 3It takes a short while for your unit to load the disc. After loading, the unit automatically starts playing the disc.

If it does not automatically start playing, press

PLAY

.

.

N otttteeeessss::::

4or 3Use

OPEN/CLOSE

¬

to open or close the disc tray. Do not push in on the disc tray or you may damage the unit.

4or 3Let the disc tray open completely before removing the disc. Press

OPEN/CLOSE

¬

to close the disc tray after you remove the disc.

time

TUNING

#

or

,

is pressed, the fast scan speed changes in the following sequence: x2, x4, x8, x20.

N otttteeee::::

4You also can press and hold down

SKIP

#

or

, to select a different fast scan speed.

2.

4or 3Press

PLAY

.ý when you reach the desired point to resume playback at normal speed.

SKIP (FORWARD/REVERSE) (DVD/CD)

4or 3While you are playing a disc, press

NEXT

-

or

SKIP

PREV

-

) to move to the beginning of the next chapter or track. Press

or

SKIP

)ý to move to the previous chapter or track and automatically start playing it. For an audio CD disc, use the number buttons (remote control only) to jump straight to that track number.

SLOW-MOTION PLAY (DVD)

1.

3Press

SLOW

( or

SLOW

) in the play mode. Two speeds are available. Each time

SLOW

( or

SLOW

)

is pressed, the slow-motion playback speed changes in the following sequence: x½ and x¼.

2.

4or 3Press

PLAY

.ý to return to normal playback speed.

TO INTERRUPT PLAYBACK (STILL MODE)

4or 3Press

PAUSE II.

II PAUSE appears on the TV screen. To resume normal playback, press

PLAY

.

. The sound is muted during pause mode.

ZOOMING INTO AN IMAGE

1.

3Repeatedly press

ZOOM

while a disc is playing.

-1, -2, or -3 appears. While an image is zoomed, press

G,

H,

I

, or

J

to shift the view to the desired part.

TO STOP PLAYBACK

1.

4or 3Press

STOP

'''' or

STOP/BAND

'ý at the location where you want to interrupt playback. To resume playback at the position where the disc was stopped, press

PLAY

.

.

2.

4or 3Press

STOP

clear the unit’s memory.

'ý or

STOP/BAND

'ý twice to

2.

3Press

ZOOM

until

-

OFF appears and the screen returns to normal. If you are already at the far left side of the image, the display does not shift to that side again when you press the corresponding

G, H,

I

, or

J

button.

FAST FORWARD/FAST REVERSE (DVD/CD)

1.

3Press

TUNING

#

or

,

when a disc is playing. The disc begins fast scan at x2 speed. Four speeds are available. Each

3

— Use the remote for this step.

4

— Use the receiver for this step.

4

or

3

— Use either device for this step.

14

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. The recorded angles differ depending on the disc used. This function can only be used for discs on which scenes shot from multiple angles have been recorded.

1.

3Press

ANGLE

to view the number of the current angle while you are playing a DVD. If only one angle is recorded, 1/1 appears.

2.

3Press

ANGLE

repeatedly to change the scene to the next angle. About two seconds after selecting an angle, playback continues from the newly selected angle.

Sequence of angle shots (Example)

N otttteeeessss:

• If no button is pressed within 10 seconds, playback continues without changing the current angle.

• You can also change the angle using the Display function. See

“Display Function” on Page 16.

• The unit automatically returns to the default angle when the current scene with multiple angles has finished.

SUBTITLE SELECTION

1.

3While a DVD is playing, press

SUBTITLE

to view the current language setting, as shown in the example below.

2.

3Repeatedly press

SUBTITLE

until

+OFF appears to deactivate the subtitle function.

N otttteeeessss:

• If only one language is recorded, the language does not change.

• About two seconds later, playback continues with the new subtitle you selected.

• The number of languages recorded differs depending on the disc.

• If no button is pressed within a few seconds, playback continues without changing the current subtitle.

• You can also change the subtitle using the Display function. See

“Display Function” on Page 16.

• This function can only be used for discs on which subtitles have been recorded in multiple languages.

• 3 On some DVDs, subtitles are activated from the main menu of the DVD. Press

MENU

to activate the main menu.

AUDIO SELECTION

On some discs, the sound is recorded in two or more formats of multi-channel (5 ch or 5.1 ch). Use this procedure to select the type of playback.

1.

3While a disc is playing, press

AUDIO

to view the current audio format number.

2.

3Press

AUDIO

repeatedly to select the desired audio format. About two seconds after selecting a new mode, playback continues in the new audio format.

N oo

• If only one audio format is recorded, the number does not change.

• You can also change the audio format using the Display function. See “Display Function” on Page 16.

3

— Use the remote for this step.

4

— Use the receiver for this step.

4

or

3

— Use either device for this step.

15

SPECIAL FUNCTIONS

DISPLAY FUNCTION

This function allows you to view and change the current settings of the angle, audio, and subtitle.

1.

3While the disc is playing, press

DISPLAY

twice. The following screen appears.

2.

3Repeatedly press

SUBTITLE

to select your desired language. The unit changes to your desired language about three seconds later.

When a disc with only one subtitle is selected,

+

1/1 Eng appears.

3.

3Press

DISPLAY

to return to the normal screen.

Elapsed time: Elapsed time from the beginning of the chapter which is playing currently.

Remaining time: Remaining time of the title which is playing currently

2. From this screen, you can view and change the angle, audio, and subtitle settings.

Angle Setting

1.

3Press

DISPLAY

twice. The function menu appears on the screen.

2.

3Press

ANGLE

repeatedly to select your desired angle.

The unit changes to your desired angle about three seconds later.

If a disc with only one angle is selected,

Angle 1/1 appears.

3.

3Press

DISPLAY

to return to the normal screen.

Audio Setting

1.

3Press

DISPLAY

twice. The function menu appears on the screen.

2.

3Repeatedly press

AUDIO

to select your desired type of audio. The unit changes to your desired audio type about three seconds later.

3.

3Press

DISPLAY

to return to the normal screen.

Subtitle Setting

1.

3Press

DISPLAY

twice. The function menu appears on the screen.

GOTO FUNCTION

This function allows you to skip directly to any part of the disc while a disc is playing.

DVD

CD

N otttteeee::::

3If you want to return to the normal screen while setting, press

GOTO

.

Locating a Specific Scene (DVD/CD)

You can move to a specific location on the disc by entering its corresponding time (hours, minutes, and seconds)

1.

3Press

GOTO

.

2.

3Press G, H, I, or Jýto highlight Time.

3. Press the corresponding number buttons to enter the time from which you want to start playback.

4.

3Press

ENTER

to confirm. The unit starts playback about three seconds later.

Locating a Specific Title (DVD)

If a DVD disc contains title numbers, you can locate a specific title by directly selecting a title number.

1.

3Press

GOTO

.

2.

3Press G, H,

I

, or

J

to highlight the Title field and press the corresponding number button(s) to select the desired title.

3.

3Press

ENTER

to confirm. The unit starts playback about three seconds later.

4.

3Press

CLEAR

to reset the title number.

3

— Use the remote for this step.

4

— Use the receiver for this step.

4

or

3

— Use either device for this step.

16

Locating a Specific Chapter/Track (DVD/CD)

If you know the chapter/track number you want to play, you can locate a specific chapter/track by directly selecting a chapter/track number.

1.

3Press

GOTO

.

2.

3Press G, H, I, or J to highlight the Chapter field and press the corresponding number button(s) for the desired chapter.

3.

3Press

ENTER

to confirm. The unit starts playback about three seconds later.

4.

3Press

CLEAR

to reset the title/chapter/track number.

N otttteeeessss:

• 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 disc.

3You can move through the menu by pressing G, H, I, or

J.

3Press

CLEAR

to reset the time.

3 — Use the remote for this step.

4

— Use the receiver for this step.

4

or

3

— Use either device for this step.

17

CD/DVD PROGRAMMABLE MEMORY

PROGRAMMABLE MEMORY (DVD)

Title/Chapter Programmed Playback

1.

3Press

MEMORY

while the disc is stopped. The following screen appears.

4.

4or 3Press

PLAY

.

to start programmed playback.

N oo

3If you press

CLEAR

while entering a track, the currently entered numbers are erased. You can reset the numbers.

REPEAT PLAYBACK

Repeating a Title (DVD)

3While the disc is playing, press

REPEAT DISC

until “Repeat

Title” appears on the screen. The current title is played repeatedly.

2.

3Use the number keys to enter the title numbers.

3.

3Press G, H, I, or J to highlight the chapter field and enter the desired chapter numbers.

4. Repeat Steps 2 and 3 to program more titles and chapters.

5.

4or 3Press

PLAY

.

to start programmed playback.

Or, press

G, H, I, or J to highlight Play Program, then press

ENTER

to start programmed playback.

N otttteeeessss::::

4or 3If you press

STOP

'''' or the programmed selections are cleared.

STOP/BAND

'ý twice,

3If you press

CLEAR

while you are entering a title or chapter, the currently entered numbers are erased and you can reset the numbers.

3If the number you enter for the title or chapter is invalid for the disc, the unit does not recognize the next title or chapter number. Press

CLEAR

to reset the numbers.

3To clear all entered numbers, use G, H, I, or J to highlight Clear All. Press

ENTER

.

Repeating a Chapter (DVD)

1.

3While the disc is playing, press

REPEAT DISC

until

“Repeat Chapter” appears. The current chapter plays repeatedly.

2.

3To resume normal playback, press

REPEAT DISC

until

“Repeat Off” appears on the screen.

Repeating a Specific Section (DVD)

1.

3While the disc is playing, press

REPEAT A-B

at the beginning of the section to play repeatedly.

$ appears.

2.

3Press

REPEAT A-B

again at the end of the section. % appears and the unit immediately begins replaying the selection.

3.

3To resume normal playback, press

REPEAT A-B

until

&

appears on the screen.

N otttteeeessss::::

• A-B repeat can only be used within the same title. If the start and end of the section to be repeated are in different titles, A-B repeat is cancelled.

• The A-B repeat function does not operate in scenes where different camera angles are recorded.

PROGRAMMABLE MEMORY (CD)

Track Programmed Playback

1.

3Press

MEMORY

while the disc is stopped. The following screen appears.

Repeating a Single Track (CD)

1.

3While the disc is playing, press

REPEAT DISC

until

“Repeat Single” appears. The current track plays repeatedly.

2.

3To resume normal playback, press

REPEAT DISC

until

“Repeat Off” appears on the screen.

Repeating a Whole Disc (CD)

1.

3While the disc is playing, press

REPEAT DISC

until

“Repeat All” appears. The whole disc plays repeatedly.

2.

3Use the number keys to enter the desired track numbers. Press

G, H, I, or J to move to the other fields.

2.

3To resume normal playback, press

“Repeat Off” appears.

REPEAT DISC

3. Repeat Steps 2 and 3 to program more tracks to play back.

3

— Use the remote for this step.

4

— Use the receiver for this step.

4

or

3

— Use either device for this step.

until

18

PLAYING MP3 AND PICTURE CD

The unit plays MP3 and Picture CDs on CD-R/CD-RW discs.

PLAYING AN MP3 DISC

1.

4or 3Press

OPEN/CLOSE

¬ to open the disc tray.

2. Insert an MP3 file disc on the disc tray with the label side up.

3.

4or 3Press

OPEN/CLOSE

The following screen appears.

ý

¬ to close the disc tray.

On-screen Display

1. Turn on your TV to view the on-screen display of MP3 files.

2.

3Press

MENU

to view the folder directory.

3.

3Press G, H, press

ENTER

.

I

, or

J

to select the desired folder, then

4.

3Press G, H,

I

, or

J

to select the file to listen to, then press

ENTER

. The selected file is located and played back.

N otttteeeessss:::: The unit’s ability to read MP3 discs depends on the following:

4.

3Use

I

or

J

ý to highlight MP3, then press

ENTER

.

5.

4or 3The unit loads the disc and playback automatically starts. To pause playback, press

PAUSE

f resume playback, press

PLAY

.

.

6.

3Press the number keys to select the desired file. For example, to enter 56, press

+

10

five times, then press 6.

7.

3While playing, press

REPEAT DISC

to replay the current file. Rep 1 appears on the screen. Press

REPEAT DISC

again. Rep All appears and the unit replays all the files. To cancel the repeat function, press

REPEAT DISC

until Rep Off appears.

• The bit rate must be between 64 - 256 kbps.

• The total number of files on the disc should not exceed 254.

• The maximum number of directories should not exceed 32.

• The maximum depth level of directories should not exceed 4.

• File names should be named using eight or fewer letters and/or numbers, and must incorporate the “MP3” file extension. The unit only reads files with the extension “.MP3”. If there is any other file type inside, the unit fails to play the MP3 disc.

• Use only letters and/or numbers in file names. If you use special characters, the file and/or folder names may not appear correctly.

• When recording on CD-R discs, use 74-minute (650Mb) discs.

• CD-R/CD-RW discs should be finalized by single session format.

• See your CD/MP3 creation software for details.

8. To skip to the next or previous file:

4or 3While playing, press

NEXT

-

or to skip to the beginning of the next file. With each consecutive press, the next file is located and played back.

SKIP

4or 3While playing, press the

PREV

)

or

SKIP

)

to skip back to the previous file. With each consecutive press, the previous file is located and played back.

PLAYING A PICTURE CD

1.

4or 3Press

OPEN/CLOSE

¬ to open the disc tray.

2. Insert a picture CD on the disc tray with the label side up.

3.

3Use

I

or

J

ý to highlight Picture CD, then press

ENTER

.

4.

4or 3Press

OPEN/CLOSE

¬

to close the disc tray.

The unit takes a short while to load the disc.

5.

4or 3Press

PLAY

.

3Press

GOTO

to select the desired track number, then press

ENTER

.

9.

4or 3To stop, press

STOP

N otttteeeessss::::

'ý or

STOP/BAND

''''

.

• You cannot fast reverse or fast-forward during MP3 playback.

4or 3During MP3 playback, if you press

STOP

STOP/BAND

'ý then press

PLAY/

beginning of the file you stopped.

.

'ý or

N otttteeeessss::::

3Press

MENU

or

STOP

''''

to view thumbnail images.

3Press

NEXT

-

or

PREV

)

to scroll and view all images. To view one image full-screen, use

G, H,

I

, or

J

to highlight the image, then press

ENTER

. The selected image appears on TV in full-screen. Press

NEXT

view other images in full-screen.

-

or

PREV

)

to

• The unit only reads files with the extension “.JPG”.

4or 3Press

PLAY

.

appear one by one again for a few seconds each.

4or 3You can press playback, and press

PLAY

.

PAUSE

f

to interrupt

. to automatically resume playback.

3Press

ANGLE

to rotate the picture orientation by 90°.

3Press

AUDIO

to change picture presentation direction.

3 — Use the remote for this step.

4

— Use the receiver for this step.

4

or

3

— Use either device for this step.

19

RADIO OPERATION

MANUALLY TUNING A STATION

1.

4Press

POWER

.

2.

4or 3Repeatedly press

FUNCTION

until the frequency band appears on the display.

3.

4or 3Press

BAND

or

STOP

select the desired band (AM or FM).

''''

or

STOP/BAND

'ý to

4.

4or 3Press

TUNING

tune in the desired station.

# or

,ý or

SKIP

) or

-ý to

FM STEREO

3Press

FM MODE

until STEREO appears on the display.

WEAK FM STATIONS

3Press

FM MODE

until MONO appears on the display.

Background noise is reduced but the signal reproduced is mono. To restore stereo reception, press

FM MODE

until STEREO appears.

N oo

TUNING INTO A PRESET STATION

1.

4or 3Press

POWER

.

2.

4or 3Repeatedly press

FUNCTION

until the frequency band appears on the display.

3.

4or 3Repeatedly press

STOP/BAND

select the desired band.

''''

or

BAND

to

4.

4or 3Press

PLAY

. and

NEXT

-

or

PREV

)

to select the preset station or use the numbered buttons to enter the number to select the preset station. For example, to select preset number 15, press

+10

and

5

. To select preset number 10, press

+10

and

0

.

AUTOMATICALLY TUNING A STATION

4or 3Hold down

TUNING

# or

,ý or

SKIP

) or

-ý for one to two seconds to tune to a station automatically. After tuning to a station, the search stops. The search may not stop at a station with a very weak signal.

PRESETTING STATIONS

You can tune directly to a stored station by entering the preset number. Up to 20 stations can be preset on FM band and up to 20 stations on AM band.

1.

4or 3Press

POWER

.

2.

4or 3Repeatedly press

FUNCTION

until the frequency band appears on the display.

3.

3Press

BAND

to select the desired band.

4.

4or 3Press

TUNING

desired station.

# or

,ý to tune to your

5.

3Press

MEMORY

.

6.

3Repeatedly press

NEXT

-

or

PREV

)

to select the preset number and press

MEMORY

to store the station.

7. Repeat steps 3-6 to store other stations.

3

— Use the remote for this step.

4

— Use the receiver for this step.

4

or

3

— Use either device for this step.

20

CUSTOMIZING THE FUNCTION SETTINGS

LANGUAGE SETTING

1.

4or 3Repeatedly press

FUNCTION

until DVD appears on the display.

2.

4or 3Press

STOP

'''' or

STOP/BAND

''''

.

3.

3Press

SETUP

.

4.

3Use G or H to select the language, then press

ENTER

.

5.

3Press screen.

RETURN

' to exit and return to the normal

• When you play DVDs recorded in the 4:3 picture size, the playback picture always appears in the 4:3 picture size regardless of the TV shape setting.

• If you select 16:9 wide-screen mode and you own a 4:3 TV set, the DVD playback picture is horizontally distorted during playback. Images appear to be horizontally compressed. Always be sure that your TV shape conforms to the actual TV in use.

VIDEO OUTPUT

VIDEO SETTING

TV Shape

1.

4or 3Repeatedly press

FUNCTION

until DVD appears on the display.

2.

4or 3Press

STOP

'''' or

STOP/BAND

''''

.

3.

3Press

SETUP

.

4.

3Use G or H to select Video, then press

ENTER

.

5.

3Use G or H

ý to select TV Shape, then press

ENTER

.

4:3 Pan Scan

• When wide-screen video material is played, this mode clips the right and left sides of the image so that it can be viewed on a conventional TV screen. Some wide-screen DVDs that do not permit Pan Scan mode playback are automatically played in letterbox mode (black bands top and bottom).

4:3 Letter Box

• When wide-screen video material is played in this mode on a conventional TV screen , black bands appear at the top and bottom of the screen.

1.

4or 3Repeatedly press

FUNCTION

until DVD appears on the display.

2.

4or 3Press

STOP

'''' or

STOP/BAND

''''

.

3.

3Press

SETUP

.

4.

3Use

I

or

J

to select Video, then press

ENTER

.

5.

3Use G or H to select Video Output, then press

ENTER

.

6.

3Use G or H to shift and select the signal, then press

ENTER

.

7.

3Press

RETURN

' to exit and return to the normal screen.

N otttteeee: RGB option is only useful for the European version with

SCART socket.

oo n: If the picture on the TV is distorted and you cannot see the screen, follow these instructions:

1.

4or 3Repeatedly press

FUNCTION

until DVD appears on the display.

2. Open the DVD door.

3.

3Press

SETUP

, then

RETURN

'

.

J

,

ENTER

,

G,

ENTER

,

H,

ENTER

, and

16:9 Wide-screen

Brightness

• This is the correct mode for playing wide-screen videos on a wide-screen TV. You must also set the screen mode on your wide-screen TV to "FULL". The actual appearance of the image depends on the screen mode setting of your widescreen TV.

1.

4or 3Repeatedly press

FUNCTION

until DVD appears on the display.

2.

4or 3Press

STOP

'''' or

STOP/BAND

''''

.

3.

3Press

SETUP

.

6.

3Use G or H to select the TV type, then press

ENTER

.

4.

3Use

I

or

J

to select Video, then press

ENTER

.

7.

3Press

RETURN

' to exit and return to the normal screen.

5.

3Use G, H,

ENTER

.

I

, or

J

to select Brightness, then press

N otttteeeessss:

6.

3Use G or H to shift and select Off/On, then press

ENTER

.

• The displayed picture size is preset on the DVD. Therefore the playback picture of some DVDs may not conform to the picture size you select.

On: Picture has raised brightness to clarify details.

Off: Picture has deepened colors.

3 — Use the remote for this step.

4

— Use the receiver for this step.

4

or

3

— Use either device for this step.

21

7. 3Press screen.

RETURN

'

to exit and return to the normal

N otttteeee:::: Actual effect on pictures varies depending on the TV.

Edges

1.

4or 3Repeatedly press

FUNCTION

until DVD appears on the display.

2.

4or 3Press

STOP

'''' or

STOP/BAND

''''

.

3. 3Press

SETUP

.

4. 3Use

I

or

J

to select Video, then press

ENTER

.

5. 3Use G or H to select Edges, then press

ENTER

.

6. 3Use G or H to select Sharpen/Soften/Off, then press

ENTER

.

Sharpen: Fine detail is easier to see.

Soften: Soft-focus effect.

Off: Picture is returned to normal.

7. 3Press

RETURN

' screen, .

to exit and return to the normal

N otttteeeessss:

• The first number represents the Dolby Digital and the second number represents the Dolby Pro Logic.

• The delay adjustment depends on the location of your surround speakers and the front speakers. If the location of the surround speakers is closer than the front speakers, the delay adjustment can compensate the distance difference.

Follow the relationship line

(diagonal line). The Dolby Digital

Surround should be set at 0ms.

Rear speaker is 10 feet from the listener.

AUDIO SETTING

Front speaker is 10 feet from the listener.

Digital Out

1.

4or 3Repeatedly press

FUNCTION

until DVD appears on the display.

2.

4or 3Press

STOP

'''' or

STOP/BAND

''''

.

3. 3Press

SETUP

.

4. 3Use

I

or

J

to select Audio, press

ENTER

.

5. 3Use G or H to select Digital Out, and then repeatedly press

ENTER

to select Digital Out type.

RAW — Does not have a Dolby Digital Decode.

PCM — Has Dolby Digital Decode.

6. 3Press screen.

RETURN

' to exit and return to the normal

Surround Delay

1.

4or 3Repeatedly press

FUNCTION

until DVD appears on the display.

2.

4or 3Press

STOP

'''' or

STOP/BAND

''''

.

3. 3Press

SETUP

.

4. 3Use

I

or

J

to select Audio, press

ENTER

.

5. 3Use G or H to select Surround Delay, then repeatedly press

ENTER

to select the desired Surround Delay type. 0/15ms,

5/20ms, 10/25ms, or 15/30ms appears.

Center Delay

1.

4or 3Repeatedly press

FUNCTION

until DVD appears on the display.

2.

4or 3Press

STOP

'''' or

STOP/BAND

''''

.

3. 3Press

SETUP

.

4. 3Use

I

or

J

to select Audio, press

ENTER

.

5. 3Use G or H to select Center Delay, then repeatedly press

ENTER

to select the desired Center Delay type. 0ms, 1ms, 2ms,

3ms, 4ms, or 5ms appears.

6. 3Press screen.

RETURN

' to exit and return to the normal

3

— Use the remote for this step.

4

— Use the receiver for this step.

4

or

3

— Use either device for this step.

22

N otttteeee:::: This delay adjustment depends on the location of your center speaker. If the distance between the center speaker and the listener is less than the distance between the front right and left speaker and the listener, this delay adjustment is balanced. The relationship depends on the room, for example, if the distance of the center speaker is two feet less than the front right/left speaker, the center delay can be set to 2ms, and the rest is similar to this calculation.

However, the best setting must be judged by the listener.

L/R Speaker

1.

4or 3Repeatedly press

FUNCTION

until DVD appears on the display.

2.

4or 3Press

STOP

'''' or

STOP/BAND

''''

.

3. 3Press

SETUP

.

4. 3Use

I

or

J

to select Audio, press

ENTER

.

5. 3Use G or H to select L/R Speaker, and then press

ENTER

.

6. 3Use G, H, press

ENTER

.

I

, or

J

to select the desired setting, and then

Small: Speaker cone size diameter is less than five inches.

Large: Speaker cone size diameter is greater than five inches.

7. 3Press

RETURN

' screen.

to exit and return to the normal

N otttteeeessss::::

Pink Noise

1.

4or 3Repeatedly press

FUNCTION

until DVD appears on the display.

2.

4or 3Press

STOP

'''' or

STOP/BAND

''''

.

3.

3Press

SETUP

.

4.

3Use

I

or

J

to select Audio, press

ENTER

.

5.

3Use G or H to select Pink noise, then press

ENTER

.

6.

3Use G or H to select the desired setting, then press

ENTER

.

Off: Pink noise test mode should always be off, unless you are testing your speakers.

Left: Pink noise comes out of front left speaker for testing.

Center: Pink noise comes out of center speaker for testing.

Right: Pink noise comes out of front right speaker for testing.

Left Sur: Pink noise comes out of rear surround left speaker for testing.

Right Sur: Pink noise comes out of rear surround right speaker for testing.

Subwoofer: Pink noise comes out of subwoofer for testing.

7.

3Press

RETURN

' to exit.

N otttteeee::::

3You can press

SOUND

to adjust the channel balance.

Please see "“To Adjust the Sound Quality” on Page 12.

• You can adjust the channel balance on your unit. See “Adjusting the Sound” on Page 12.

• Included speakers should be set to “Small” for optimal sound quality.

RATING SETTING

Password/Rating

Subwoofer

N

1.

4or 3Repeatedly press

FUNCTION

until DVD appears on the display.

2.

4or 3Press

STOP

'''' or

STOP/BAND

''''

.

3. 3Press

SETUP

.

4. 3Use

I

or

J

to select Audio, then press

ENTER

.

5. 3Use

I

or

J

to select Subwoofer, then press

ENTER

.

6. 3Use

ENTER

.

I

or

J

to select the desired setting, and then press

On: Turns on the Subwoofer.

Off: Turns off the Subwoofer.

7. 3Press

RETURN

' screen.

to exit and return to the normal otttteeee:::: You can adjust the channel balance on your unit. See

“Adjusting the Sound” on Page 12.

DVDs equipped with the password function are rated according to their content. The contents allowed by a parental lock level and the way a DVD can be controlled may vary from disc to disc.

For example, if the disc allows, you can edit out violent scenes unsuitable for children and replace them with more suitable scenes, or you can lock out playback of the disc altogether.

1.

4or 3Repeatedly press

FUNCTION

until DVD appears on the display.

2.

4or 3Press

STOP

'''' or

STOP/BAND

''''

.

3.

3Press

SETUP

.

4.

3Use

I

or

J

to select Rating, press

ENTER

.

5.

3Use G or H to select parental lock, then press

ENTER

repeatedly to set the parental lock level.

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Kid Safe

G

PG

3 — Use the remote for this step.

4

— Use the receiver for this step.

4

or

3

— Use either device for this step.

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Level 4

Level 5

Level 6

Level 7

Level 8

PG_13

PG_R

R

NC_17

Adult

6.

3Use G or H

ý to select Password. Use the number keys to enter your code, then press

ENTER

.

7.

3If you make a mistake before pressing

ENTER

, press

CLEAR

and enter your 4-digit security code again. You cannot play DVD discs rated higher than the level you selected unless you cancel the parental lock function.

3The parental lock level is equivalent to the following ratings.

Press

RETURN

' to exit and return to the normal screen.

!

— Select when you activate the parental lock feature or change the settings.

,

— The parental lock is inactive.

3If you forget the password, you can erase your current password by pressing

8

on the remote four times, then press

ENTER

to confirm the setting.

Factory Set

If you want to return the initial language setting to the factory default, do the following:

1.

3Press

SETUP

.

2.

3Use

I

or

J

to select Rating, then press

ENTER

.

3.

3Use G or H to shift and select Factory Set, then press

ENTER

.

4.

3Use G or H to select Yes, then press

ENTER

.

5.

3Press

RETURN

' to exit.

N otttteeee:::: When you set the unit to the Factory Set, it takes a few seconds to return to the initial default setting.

n gg e C oo d e L oo r c L n gg

AR

AS

AY

AZ

AA

AB

AF

AM

BA

BE

Afar

Abkhazian

Afrikaans

Ameharic

Arabic

Assamese

Aymara

Azerbaijani

Bashkir

Byerlorussian

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IA

IE

IK

IN

HI

HR

HU

HY

IS

IT

IW

JA

GL

GN

GU

HA

FR

FY

GA

GB

FA

FI

FJ

FO

EO

ES

ET

EU

DE

DZ

EL

EN

CO

CS

CY

DA

BG

BH

BI

BN

Bulgarian

Bihari

Bislama

Bengali

Bangla

BO Tibetan

BR

CA

Breton

Catalan

Corsican

Czech

Welsh

Danish

German

Bhutani

Greek

English

Esperanto

Spanish

Estonian

Basque

Persian

Finnish

Fiji

Faroese

French

Frisian

Irish

Scots Gaelic

Galician

Guarani

Gujarati

Hausa

Hindi

Croatian

Huangarian

Armenian

Interlingua

Interlingue

Inupiak

Indonesian

Icelandic

Italian

Hebrew

Japanese

Malagasy

Maori

Macedonian

Malayalam

Mongolian

Moldavian

Marathi

Malay

Maltese

Burmese

Nauru

Nepali

Butch

Norwegian

Occitan

(Afan) Oromo

Yiddish

Javanese

Georgian

Kazakh

Greenlandic

Cambodian

Kannada

Korean

Kashmiri

Kurdish

Kirghiz

Latin

Lingala

Laothian

Lithuanian

Latvian, Lettish

Oriya

Panjabi

Polish

Pashto, Pushto

Portuguese

Quechua

Rhaeto-Romance

Kirundi

Romanian

Russian

Kinyarwanda

Sanskrit

NL

NO

OC

OM

MT

MY

NA

NE

MN

MO

MR

MS

MG

MI

MK

ML

LN

LO

LT

LV

KS

KU

KY

LA

KL

KM

KN

KO

JI

JW

KA

KK

PT

QU

RM

RN

OR

PA

PL

PS

RO

RU

RW

SA

Tamil

Telugu

Tajik

Thai

Tigrinya

Turkmen

Tagalog

Setswana

Tonga

Turish

Tsonga

Tatar

Twi

UKrainian

Urdu

Uzbek

Sindhi

Sangho

Serbo-Croatian

Singhalese

Slovak

Slovenian

Samoan

Shona

Somali

Albanian

Serbian

Siswat

Sesotho

Sundanese

Swedish

Swahili

Vietnamese

Volapük

Wolof

Xhosa

Yoruba

Chinese

Zulu

TW

UK

UR

UZ

TO

TR

TS

TT

TI

TK

TL

TN

TA

TE

TG

TH

VI

VO

WO

XH

YO

ZH

ZU

ST

SU

SV

SW

SO

SQ

SR

SS

SK

SL

SM

SN

SD

SG

SH

SI

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CARE

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 shape discs (example: heart shaped, octagonal, etc.). They may cause malfunctions.

CLEANING THE UNIT

• Be sure to turn the unit off and disconnect the AC power cord before maintaining the unit.

• Wipe the unit with a dry soft cloth.

• If the surfaces are extremely dirty, wipe clean with a cloth which has been dipped in a week soap-and-water solution and wrung out thoroughly, then wipe with a dry cloth.

• Never use alcohol, benzine, thinner, cleaning fluid or other chemicals. And do NOT use compressed air to remove dust.

m p n t N

CD tray.

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TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE

Symptom

The unit does not respond when

POWER

is pressed.

The picture is not clear.

No sound or only a very low-level sound is heard.

Severe hum or noise is heard.

The remote control does not function.

The disc does not play.

The DVD door cannot open.

Cause And Remedy

• Check that the AC power cord is connected.

• The region number of the disc doesn't match the region number of the unit.

• The TV is not set to receive DVD signal output.

• The video cable is not connected.

• The TV is not turned on.

• Clean the disc.

• If video from your system has to go through your VCR to get to your TV, the copy-protection applied to some DVD programs could affect picture quality. If you still experience problems after checking your connections, try connecting your unit directly to your TV through the S-Video input.

• The disc is scratched.

• The input selection is incorrect.

• Check that the speakers and equipment are connected securely.

• Make sure you have selected the correct equipment on the system.

• The system is in pause mode or in slow-motion play mode. Press

PLAY

.

to return to normal play mode.

• Fast forward or fast reverse is performed. Press

PLAY

.ý to return to normal play mode.

• Check the speaker settings.

• Make sure that AUDIO output and AV IN input connections are correct.

• Adjust the speaker volume.

• The DVD cannot be decoded to produce speaker output.

• This unit is too hot. Shut off for about half an hour for cooling down.

• You can use the Pink Noise setting to test the speaker. See “Customizing the Function Settings” on Page 21

• Check that the speakers and equipment are connected securely.

• Check that the connecting cords are away from a transformer or motor, and at least 10 feet (3 meters) away from a TV set or fluorescent light.

• Move your TV away from the audio equipment.

• The plugs and jacks are dirty. Wipe them with a cloth slightly moistened with alcohol.

• Clean the disc.

• Vibrations from the speakers are affecting the unit.

• 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 all the batteries in the remote with new ones.

• There is no disc inside.

• Insert the disc correctly with the playback side facing down on the disc tray.

• Clean the disc.

• A non-NTSC disc has been inserted. The unit and disc region number are incompatible.

• 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.

Reset the unit. Press

POWER

to turn off the unit. Wait for a few seconds, then restart the unit.

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SPECIFICATIONS

Unit

Power Supply ........................................................................................................................................................................ AC 120V ~ 60Hz

Power Consumption ............................................................................................................................................................................. 116 W

Signal System Standard ........................................................................................................................................................................... NTSC

Laser .......................................................................................................................................... Semiconductor laser, wavelength 650/780nm

Signal-to-noise ........................................................................................................................................................................ More than 95dB

Audio Dynamic Range ............................................................................................................................................................ More than 93dB

Harmonic Distortion ................................................................................................................................................................... Less than 1%

Operating Temperature ....................................................................................................................................... 32

°

F to 109

°

F (0

°

C to 43

°

C)

Operating Humidity .......................................................................................................................................... 5

%

to 85

%

(no condensation)

Video Output / Input

Output Level .............................................................................................................................................................................. 1 Vp-p (75

)

Jack ..................................................................................................................................................................................................... Pin jack

Audio Output / Input

Output Level ..................................................................................................................................................... 1.80

±

0.2 Vrms (1 kHz, 0dB)

Jack ..................................................................................................................................................................................................... Pin jack

Speakers Section

Speakers ............................................................................................................................................................................. Front/Center/Rear

Speaker System ............................................................................................................................................................................... Bass reflex

Speaker unit ........................................................................................................................................................... 70 mm diameter cone type

Rated Impedance ................................................................................................................................................................................. 8 ohms

Subwoofer Section

Speaker System ............................................................................................................................................................................... Bass reflex

Speaker unit ......................................................................................................................................................... 180 mm diameter cone type

Rated Impedance .................................................................................................................................................................................. 6 ohms

Specifications are typical; individual units might vary. Specifications are subject to change and improvement without notice.

Limited One-Year Warranty

This product is warranted by RadioShack against manufacturing defects in material and workmanship under normal use for one (1) year from the date of purchase from

RadioShack company-owned stores and authorized RadioShack franchisees and dealers. EXCEPT AS PROVIDED HEREIN, RadioShack MAKES NO EXPRESS WARRAN-

TIES AND ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THOSE OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE LIMITED IN DURATION TO

THE DURATION OF THE WRITTEN LIMITED WARRANTIES CONTAINED HEREIN. EXCEPT AS PROVIDED HEREIN, RadioShack SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY OR RE-

SPONSIBILITY TO CUSTOMER OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY WITH RESPECT TO ANY LIABILITY, LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY BY

USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE PRODUCT OR ARISING OUT OF ANY BREACH OF THIS WARRANTY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY DAMAGES RESULT-

ING FROM INCONVENIENCE, LOSS OF TIME, DATA, PROPERTY, REVENUE, OR PROFIT OR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAM-

AGES, EVEN IF RadioShack HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts or the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you.

In the event of a product defect during the warranty period, take the product and the RadioShack sales receipt as proof of purchase date to any RadioShack store. RadioShack will, at its option, unless otherwise provided by law: (a) correct the defect by product repair without charge for parts and labor; (b) replace the product with one of the same or similar design; or (c) refund the purchase price. All replaced parts and products, and products on which a refund is made, become the property of RadioShack. New or reconditioned parts and products may be used in the performance of warranty service. Repaired or replaced parts and products are warranted for the remainder of the original warranty period. You will be charged for repair or replacement of the product made after the expiration of the warranty period.

This warranty does not cover: (a) damage or failure caused by or attributable to acts of God, abuse, accident, misuse, improper or abnormal usage, failure to follow instructions, improper installation or maintenance, alteration, lightning or other incidence of excess voltage or current; (b) any repairs other than those provided by a RadioShack Authorized

Service Facility; (c) consumables such as fuses or batteries; (d) cosmetic damage; (e) transportation, shipping or insurance costs; or (f) costs of product removal, installation, set-up service adjustment or reinstallation.

This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.

RadioShack Customer Relations, 200 Taylor Street, 6th Floor, Fort Worth, TX 76102

12/99

RadioShack Corporation

Fort Worth, Texas 76102

06A02

31-5018

Printed in China

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