User Guide
All Region Code
DVD discs are restricted with a region
code that means that they can only be
used in a specific part of the world.
This DVD Player has region code 0 - ALL
Regions, which means it can play a disc
from anywhere in the world.
If your TV is not HD then pressing the HDMI
button will NOT show any picture on your screen.
If your LCD TV provides up to 1080 (HD ready)
then the TV screen will NOT show a picture in
1080 mode.
Press the HDMI button again to select a lower
HDMI resolution such as 480/576P, 720P or 1080i.
1) Your DVD Player
page 2
2) Your DVD Remote
page 3
3) Set Up
page 4
4) Everyday Use
page 7
5) Advanced Use
page 9
6) Adjust System Settings
page 10
7) Troubleshooting
page 14
8) Maintenance
page 15
9) Technical Specifications
page 16
10) Warnings
page 17
11) Warranty
page 19
Congratulations on purchasing this HDMI
DVD Player with 5.1 surround sound.
As well as playing all your DVDs, HDMI
works with compatible televisions to give
the best possible picture quality and can
combine with a 5.1 Home Theatre System
to give high quality surround sound.
Please read all the safety instructions
carefully before using your DVD player.
High-Definition Multimedia Interface
uses a single cable to transmit
all kinds of video including high
definition and high quality digital
audio that can be used with surround
sound systems.
You should have
DVD Player
Remote Control
2 x “AAA” batteries
Component Video
Connection Cable
You may also need
• HDMI cable for use with a compatible television
• Active Home 5.1 Theatre System
• Audio Cables
1) Your DVD Player
Remote Sensor
DVD Tray
Component Video
Output Jacks
Open/Close Stop Play/Pause
Composite Video Output Jack
5.1 CH Outputs
S-Video Output Jack
Digital Signal COAXIAL Audio Output Jack
Right Stereo Audio Output Jack
Left Stereo Audio Output Jack
2) Your DVD Remote
Puts the DVD in low power
standby mode.
Turn on and select subtitles.
Press to show the on screen
information display for your DVD.
Change viewing angles
(if available)
Jump to a specific
point on your DVD.
Set the order in which the DVD
content plays.
Press to zoom into the picture
- there are four zoom settings.
Keep pressing to return to
normal view.
Press to select audio language
In STOP mode or if no disc is in the
tray, press to select screen ratio
(4:3 PAN Scan, 4:3 LETTER BOX, 16:9 WIDE)
Enters the main menu
for the DVD player.
Returns you to the disc menu
Press to return to disc title menu
while MENU PLAY is ON
Returns you to the
start of your current title.
Press to select the video out
Rewind/Fast Forward
(480P/576P/, 720P, 1080I, 1080P)
Restart DVD playback.
Press to select HD solution
Volume Controls
Choose whether to repeat the current
Chapter, Title, All or None.
Removes the play order set
using the PROG button.
Advance one frame at a time
with each press.
Jump randomly to a different
point on your disc.
Choose from 6 slow playing options.
3) Set Up
Insert Batteries
Insert the batteries supplied into
your remote control - ensure that the
positive (+) and negative (-) symbols
on the batteries match the symbols
inside the remote control unit.
Remove all packaging and place
your DVD player in a location where
there is good ventilation and do not
cover or place anything on top of
your DVD player.
Getting Up and Running
Connect your DVD to your television
using the video cable. If you are
using the component cable, match
the colours on the cable to the
colours of the sockets on your
television and DVD player.
Plug your DVD player into a suitable
wall socket.
Switch on your television and press
the POWER button on your DVD
player. When switched on, the
screen of the DVD player will read
no disc.
3) Set Up
To find the correct input channel for
your DVD player, use your television
remote. Try pressing the AV button
if there is one, otherwise consult the
user guide for your television. With
the DVD player on, the screen will
look like this.
To watch your first DVD press the
on the
remote control and put in a DVD.
Press the OPEN/CLOSE button
again - your DVD will automatically
start to play. You can also play CD’s
through your new DVD player.
Battery Disposal
Always dispose of batteries at a
suitable recycling center.
3) Set Up
Which video cables should you use?
The table below is designed to help you choose the best video option available for
your TV. Please note that unless you are using a HDMI you will still have to use the
red and white sound cables supplied, (audio L and R) to send sound to your TV.
HDMI - The new standard for high definition home theatre.
Delivers uncompressed high definition video and up to 7.1
channels of surround sound all in one cable
Component Video - Splits video information into three
separate signals, two for colour, and one for brightness.
(green) (blue) (red)
S-Video - This connection is commonly found on many high
quality analog and digital AV components such as VCR’s,
televisions, and video game systems. This type of connection
breaks the video signal into two parts, one for colour, the
other for brightness.
Composite or RCA Video - This video cable (yellow) is
attached to the left and right sound cables (white and red).
4) Everyday Use
Play a Disc
Skip to a Different Section
and NEXT
buttons to skip backwards and forwards
through the chapters and titles on your
disc. Each press of the button will skip
forward one chapter.
Ensure the power switch on the
front of the DVD player is ON.
2. Press the OPEN/CLOSE button
on the remote, or front of the
DVD player to open the disc tray.
3. Insert the disc into the DVD player
with the label facing up.
4. Press the OPEN/CLOSE button
again to close the disc tray.
Most discs will play automatically when
they are put into the DVD player. If a
disc has stopped or did not start
automatically, use the PLAY/PAUSE
on the remote control or
on the front
press the PLAY button
of the DVD player to start playback.
Fast Forward/Rewind
There are four fast forward and rewind
options available. To begin fast
forwarding press the
button, to begin
rewinding press the
The available speeds are x2, x4, x8 and
x20. To return to normal playback speed
press the PLAY/PAUSE
Resume Playback
Pause a DVD
To pause during playback, press the
If the playback has been stopped or
interrupted for any reason, the RESUME
button will start normal playback as
Stop a DVD
Return to Menu
Press the STOP
button to
interrupt playback. If you press the
button it will
resume from where the disc was
Press the STOP button again to clear
the memory, the disc will now start
from the title menu when you press the
While watching a DVD, press RETURN
to take you back to the main menu of the
Put the DVD Player in Standby
To put the DVD player in standby mode,
press the power
button. Press again
to wake up the DVD player. STANDBY
puts the DVD player in low power mode
but does not turn the power off
4) Everyday Use
Display Screen Information
Showing Subtitles
Press DISPLAY to show the on screen
information display for your DVD
including title, chapter and run time.
Press again to reveal sound, subtitle
and angle information. Continue
pressing to turn off the on screen
If the subtitles are available on your
DVD they can be switched on with the
SUBTITLE button. Press the button
repeatedly to cycle through the available
subtitle options, or to turn the subtitles
off again.
Playing Chapters at Random
Mute the Sound
Random will select chapters at random
from your DVD disc and play them. To
start random play, press the RANDOM
button. To stop random play, press the
button again.
Press the MUTE button to turn off the
sound from your DVD player. Press
MUTE again to turn the sound back
Accessing the Title Menu
The TITLE button accesses the title
menu of your DVD where available.
Accessing the Main Menu
Press the MENU button to return to
the main menu of the current DVD.
5) Advanced Use
Repeat Sections of your DVD
Playing MP3’s
The REPEAT button allows you to repeat
a section of your DVD. Press REPEAT
to cycle through the options and choose
whether to repeat current Chapter, Title,
All or None.
To play MP3’s through your DVD player:
Viewing the Title and Chapter
The GOTO button opens the Title and
Chapter information display. There, you
can choose which title or chapter to view
using the number buttons on the remote
control. Use the arrow keys to select the
item to change, then press ENTER to
jump to the selected area on the disc.
Insert a MP3 CD into your DVD
player. Playback should start
automatically from the first track on
the disc.
To change tracks or start playback
select the desired title you want
using the arrow keys.
Press ENTER to begin playback.
Viewing Photos (jpeg format only)
To view photos through your DVD player:
Changing the Viewing Angle
Some discs contain multiple viewing
angles on some scenes. On discs where
this feature is available, the ANGLE
button can be used to switch between the
different viewing options.
Insert a photo CD into your DVD
Select the photo you want to view
using the arrow keys.
Press ENTER to display it on
To rotate the picture, use the arrow
Playing Movies in MPEG
Your DVD can play in MPEG format.
Insert a disc into your DVD player.
Playback should start automatically
from the first movie on the disc.
You can scroll through the movies
using the arrow buttons.
To view the available details on the
movie you are playing press the
DISPLAY button on your remote
What is a JPEG?
Jpeg or jpeg format is a particular type of
file format. When you take a picture with
with your digital camera it will normally
create a jpeg file. You can can tell which
files are in JPEG format by looking at the
file extension (the end of the file name)
where it should say .jpeg or .jpg for
example: photo1.jpg.
6) Adjust System Settings
The setup menu allows you to adjust the general settings for your DVD player as well
as the language, audio and video setings. Press SETUP
to enter the setup menu,
use the arrow buttons to select each option and the ENTER button to select it.
System Setup
HD output: Choose the correct
High Definition output for your
television. You should consult
your television manufacturers user
guide for information on which
format is required.
Options are: 480P/576P, 720P,
1080I, and 1080P.
• TV type: To adjust the DVD output
for your television screen, choose
the correct aspect ratio for your
- 4:3PS - (standard screen size)
- 4:3LB - (letterbox - displays a widescreen
Using the system setup menu you can
alter the general settings for your DVD
picture as a “strip” in the middle of
the screen)
• Television system: Choose
which output is required for your
- NTSC (North American standard)
- PAL (European standard)
- AUTO (DVD player selects the
correct format)
• Screen saver: Choose whether to
display the DVD screensaver.
• Video: Choose between different
video outputs. Unless you have
a specific reasopn to change this
setting we recommend that you
leave it as the default.
- Interlace YUV
- TV-RGB - (output for standard televisions)
- P-SCAN - (for use with HD televisions)
- 16:9 - (widescreen format)
Password: You can set a password
to stop children from adjusting the
Rating level (see below). The default
password is provided on a separate
card with this manual. To set a new
Select the password option using
the arrow keys and ENTER key.
Enter the default password and
press the ENTER key. The
padlock icon will change and open.
Select password again and enter
your new 4 digit password.
Press ENTER to lock the Rating
option. The padlock icon will
change to closed. Please keep a
note of your new password as it
cannot be reset.
Rating: You can use the Rating
setting to restrict which DVDs
your DVD player will play. There
are 8 levels, select the one you
6) Adjust System Settings
want using the arrrow buttons and the
ENTER key. Please Note: the rating
option will not be available unless the
password has been unlocked in the
Password section.
(see previous text).
Parental Guidance
Parental Guidance - suggested age 13
Parental Guidance - suggested age 13
16 or over only
17 or over only
Suitable for adults only
Default: Selecting this option will
restore all options to the factory
settings. Please note: This will not
reset the password to the factory
default option.
Language Setup
Changing the language settings for your
DVD player.
Audio Lang: The audio language
setting changes which audio track
the DVD player will select for you.
Where available you can set the
DVD player to choose one of four
options: English, French, Spanish
or German.
Subtitle Lang: The Subtitle language
option enables you to to turn subtitles
on by default, as well as choosing
which which language they will be
displayed in. If the languages are
available, the DVD player can be set
to automatically select from: English,
French, Spanish or German. Select
OFF to turn off automatic subtitles.
Menu Lang: Where menus within
the DVD are available in alternative
languages the DVD player can be
set to automatically choose between:
English, French, Spanish or
Audio Setup
OSD Language: The On Screen
Display (OSD) language can be set to
one of four options: English, French,
Spanish or German.
Audio out: To change your audio
out settings choose between three
6) Adjust System Settings
- RAW - Select if the unit is connected to an
amplifier with a Dolby Digital or DTS decoder via
the digital audio outputs.
- PCM - Select if the unit is connected to a
2-channel stereo amplifier.
Key: You can change the key range
in which audio signals are created.
Select between: +4, +2, 0, -2, -4 and -6.
Video Setup
Using the video setup menu to alter the
picture settings used by your DVD player.
Saturation: To alter the colour
saturation, select the menu item
with the enter key and use the
arrow buttons to select the setting
you require between 0 and 12.
Sharpness: To alter the sharpness
of your picture, select the menu
item with the enter key and use the
arrow buttons to select the setting
you require between 0 and 8.
Speaker Setup
Use speaker setup to alter how sound
is delivered to your attached speakers.
Brightness: To alter the brightness,
select the menu item with the enter
key and use the arrow buttons to
select the setting you require between
0 and 12.
Contrast: To alter the contrast, select
the menu item with the enter key and
use the arrow buttons to select the
setting you require between 0 and 12.
Hue: To alter the hue, select the menu
item with the enter key and use the
arrow buttons to select the setting you
require between -6 and 6.
Downmix: Choose between:
- LT/RT - Sets up two channels so that sound
is pushed to either the left or right speaker.
- STEREO - Creates a stereo sound
- VSS - creates a virtual surround
sound system
- 5.1CH - is for use with a 5-speaker
surround sound system.
6) Adjust System Settings
Digital Setup
If you are using a HDMI connection to a
HDMI enabled television then you can
select the digital sound output that your
DVD player will generate.
OP mode: Choose between:
- LINE OUT - Standard digital audio setting.
- RF REMOD - Use for older RF digital outputs
Dynamic Range: Choose the extent
of the dynamic range from your
television: OFF, 2/8, 4/8, 6/8 and
Dual Mono: This changes how the left
and right signals of the audio output
are used. The options are:
- STEREO - Generates a dummy stereo signal
by combining the left and right channels.
- MONO L - Only broadcasts the Left signal.
- MONO R - Only broadcasts the Right signal.
- MIXED MONO - With 2.0 channel DVDs the
signal is mixed into a single output.
7) Troubleshooting
If you experience problems with your DVD player the following guide may help you
resolve the problem.
DVD player won’t
switch on
Main power adaper unplugged
Check main power adapter is firmly in the socket.
Main fuse blown
Check the fuse.
DVD player not on
Check the plug and press the power button.
DVD player panel obstructed
Remove any barriers between the remote control
and the unit.
Batteries have run out
Replace the batteries in the remote control.
Remote control not aimed correctly
Aim the remote directly at the front panel of the DVD
No disc in the DVD player
Open the disc tray and check.
Disc inserted incorrectly
Open the disc tray and ensure the DVD disc is label
side up and seated properly in the disc tray.
Disc is dirty or damaged
Try cleaning the disc.
Moisture in the DVD player
Remove the disc and leave the unit switched on for
an hour before trying again.
Bad connection
Check the cables have been connected correctly
and are all pushed in firmly.
No response from the
remote control
Disc can’t be played
No image or poor
image quality
Check that the cables are connected to the correct
sockets on your television.
No sound or poor
sound quality
Wrong channel
Using your television remote, check the other AV
channels to see if you can get a better picture.
Incorrect television settings
Check that NTSC is selected in the television
system section of System Setup - See page 10.
Poor connection
Check the connections on your DVD player and
television, amplifier or home theatre system. Check
your television guide for further setup instructions.
Incorrect sound settings
Volume too low
Check the audio output settings are correct for the
connections you have chosen.
Check that the volume control on your television,
amplifier or home theatre system is set to an
appropriate level.
8) Maintenance
Place the DVD player in an area
with proper ventilation.
Never put the DVD player in direct
sunlight or near heat sources.
Always place the DVD player in a
horizontal position.
Do not place any heavy objects on
the DVD player.
Avoid using in areas with a lot of
Use a soft cloth with a mild detergent
to wipe the cabinet, panel and
Never use abrasive paper, polishing
powder or solvents like alcohol or
Handling Discs
Keep discs clean by not touching the
playing side of the disc.
Do not attach paper or tape to discs.
Keep discs away from direct sunlight.
Always keep discs in their storage
Cleaning Discs
Before playback, wipe the disc out
from the center with a clean cloth.
Do not use any type of solvent, such
as thinner, benzene, commercial
cleaners or antistatic spray.
9) Technical Specifications
Disc format
Frequency response
Signal / noise ratio
Channel separation
Dynamic range
wavelength 650nm
DVD, VCD, MPEG4, Picture-CD, CD, CD-R, DVD-R
20Hz ~ 20kHz (± 1dB)
≥ 90dB
≥ 85dB (1kHz)
≥ 80dB (1kHz)
Output level : 2.0 + 0 / -0.2Vrms
(Load impedance : 1.0k Ω
Output level : 0.5 ± 0.1Vp-p
(Load impedance : 75 Ω
Output level : 1.0 ± 0.1Vp-p
(Load impedance : 75 Ω, imbalance, negative polarity)
Output level : brightness (Luma) 1.0 ± 0.1Vp-p
Chromaticity (Cold 0.286 ± 20%)
(Load impedance : 75 Ω)
Y: 1Vp-p, CbPb/CrPr : 0.7Vp-p (Load impedance : 75 Ω)
Audio / Video Output (480P / 576P, 720P, 1080i, 1080P)
10) Warnings
This product was designed and manufactured to meet strict quality and safety standards.
There are, however, some operation precautions that you should be aware of:
The exclamation point within an
equilateral triangle is intended to
alert the user to the presence of
important operating and maintenance
(servicing) instructions in the literature
accompanying the appliance.
The lightning flash with arrowhead
symbol, within an equilateral triangle is
intended to alert the user to the presence
of un-insulated “dangerous voltage”
within the products enclosure that may
be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a
risk of electric shock to the persons.
CAUTION-These servicing instructions are for use by
qualified service personnel only. To reduce the risk of
electric shock, do not perform any servicing other than
that contained in the operating instructions unless you
are qualified to do so.
• Laser beam caution. If your DVD player is
operated while the outer casing is removed,
invisible laser radiation could cause damage
to the eye. Do not expose the lens. Do not
look into the lens.
• To prevent electrical shock, never remove
the outer cabinet . If the DVD player is
damaged it must be repaired by a qualified
service technician.
• Do not attempt to operate the DVD player
with a damaged power cord or if it is not
working correctly in any way. Never adjust or
modify the DVD player yourself, always take
it to an authorized service center.
• Position the power cord so that it does not
cause a hazard and is not near any sharp
• The main power cord of this DVD is not
replaceable by the user. If the supply cord
of the DVD player is damaged t must be
replaced by a qualified service technician.
• Do not use an extension cord
• If the DVD player is not being used for a long
period of time, remove the plug from the wall
• Do not insert objects oryou fingers in the
slots or openings, as this mey damage
the DVD player and cause an electrical
• Do not place in or near water, or in damp
• If water gets inside the air vent openings,
unplug the unit and take it to an
authorized service center.
• Do not use accessories that have not
been specifically designed for this DVD
• Close supervision is necessary when
the DVD player near or by children
or a person suffering any physical
• To avoid electrical shock, never touch the
DVD player or plug with wet hands.
• Do not place objects that could cause a
fire hazard on top of the DVD player such
as candles.
• When transporting the DVD player
always use the original packaging.
• Do not place anything on top of the DVD
player such as vases or potted plants.
• Do not use the DVD player outdoors.
• Hold the plug when pulling the power
cord out of the wall outlet. Do not hold
the cord when disconnecting.
10) What 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 or 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:
1) reorient or relocate the receiving antenna;
2) increase the separation between the equipment and the receiver;
3) connect the equipment to an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver
is connected;
4) consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for additional suggestions.
Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void
the user’s authority to operate the equipment. Where shielded interface cables have been provided with
the product or specified additional components or accessories elsewhere defined to be used with the
installation of the product, they must be used in order to ensure compliance with FCC regulation.
Canadian DOC statement
DOC Class B Compliance - This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
11) Warranty
ORBYX Electronics warrants that this product will be free from defects in
materials and workmanship for a period of two (2) years from the date of
purchase. Within this period, simply take the product and your proof of
purchase to any ORBYX Electronics store or dealer and the product will be
repaired without charge for parts and labour. ORBYX Electronics reserves
the right to charge for transportation. Any product which has been subject
to misuse or accidental damage is excluded from this warranty.
This warranty is only applicable to a product purchased through ORBYX
Electronics’ company owned stores and dealers and to a product that
is presented for repair in a country where ORBYX Electronics offers the
product for sale. While this warranty does not confer any legal rights other
than those set out above, you may have additional statutory rights which
will vary under the laws of the various countries, states, province and other
governmental entities in which ORBYX Electronics operates. This warranty
is subject to all statutory rights you may have in the country of purchase.
Imported in Canada for
Orbyx Electronics,
Concord, Canada, L4K 4M3
Manufactured in China
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