LG | C251 | LG C251 Owner’s Manual

C251-PS.HA2ILLB_ENG
DVD PLAYER
OWNER’S MANUAL
MODEL : C251
Before connecting, operating or adjusting this product,
please read this instruction booklet carefully and completely.
CAUTION
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
CAUTION: The apparatus should not be exposed to water
(dripping or splashing) and no objects filled with liquids, such
as vases, should be placed on the apparatus.
CAUTION concerning the Power Cord
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK
OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK)
NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE
REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE
PERSONNEL.
This lightning flash with arrowhead symbol within
an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user
to the presence of uninsulated dangerous voltage
within the product’s enclosure that may be of
sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric
shock to persons.
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 product.
WARNING: TO PREVENT FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK
HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS PRODUCT TO RAIN
OR MOISTURE.
WARNING : Do not install this equipment in a confined
space such a bookcase or similar unit.
CAUTION:
Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance
with the manufacturer's instructions.
Slots and openings in the cabinet are provided for ventilation
and to ensure reliable operation of the product and to protect
it from overheating.
The openings should be never be blocked by placing the
product on a bed, sofa, rug or other similar surface.This
product should not be placed in a built-in installation such as
a bookcase or rack unless proper ventilation is provided or
the manufacturer's instruction have been adhered to.
CAUTION:
This product employs a Laser System.
To ensure proper use of this product, please read this
owner’s manual carefully and retain it for future reference.
Should the unit require maintenance, contact an authorized
service center.
Performing controls, adjustments, or carrying out procedures
other than those specified herein may result in hazardous
radiation exposure.
To prevent direct exposure to laser beam, do not try to open
the enclosure. Visible laser radiation when open. DO NOT
STARE INTO BEAM.
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Most appliances recommend they be placed upon a
dedicated circuit;
That is, a single outlet circuit which powers only that
appliance and has no additional outlets or branch circuits.
Check the specification page of this owner's manual to be
certain.
Do not overload wall outlets. Overloaded wall outlets, loose
or damaged wall outlets, extension cords, frayed power
cords, or damaged or cracked wire insulation are dangerous.
Any of these conditions could result in electric shock or fire.
Periodically examine the cord of your appliance, and if its
appearance indicates damage or deterioration, unplug it,
discontinue use of the appliance, and have the cord replaced
with an exact replacement part by an authorized servicer.
Protect the power cord from physical or mechanical abuse,
such as being twisted, kinked, pinched, closed in a door, or
walked upon. Pay particular attention to plugs, wall outlets,
and the point where the cord exits the appliance.
To disconnect power from the mains, pull out the mains cord
plug. When installing the product, ensure that the plug is
easily accessible.
Contents
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-7
About the
Symbol Display . . . . .
Symbol used in this Manual . . . . . . .
Notes on Discs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Handling Discs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Storing Discs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Cleaning Discs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Types of Playable Discs . . . . . . . . . .
Regional Code . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Front Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Remote Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Remote Control Operation . . . . . . .
Remote Control Battery Installation
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Installation and Setup . . . . . . . . .8-13
Setting up the Player . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
DVD Player Connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
Video and Audio Connections to Your TV . . .8
Audio Connection to Optional Equipment . . .9
Displaying Disc Information on-screen . . .10
Initial Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
General Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
LANGUAGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
• Menu Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
• Disc Audio / Subtitle / Menu . . . . . . . . .11
DISPLAY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
• TV Aspect . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
• Display Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
• Progressive Scan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
AUDIO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
• Dolby Digital / DTS / MPEG . . . . . . . . . .12
• Sample Freq. (Frequency) . . . . . . . . . . . .12
• Dynamic Range Control (DRC) . . . . . . .12
• Vocal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
LOCK (Parental Control) . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
• Rating . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
• Password . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
• Area Code . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13
OTHERS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13
• PBC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13
Operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14-18
General Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Additional Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Playing an Audio CD or MP3/WMA file
Programmed Playback . . . . . . . . . . .
Repeat Programmed Tracks . . . . . .
Erasing a Track from Program List .
Erasing the Complete Program List .
Viewing a JPEG file . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Slide Show . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Still Picture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Moving to another File . . . . . . . . . . .
Zoom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Rotating the picture . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Playing a Xvid Movie file . . . . . . . . . .
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Reference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19-21
Controlling other TVs with the remote control . . . .19
Maintenance and Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19
Language Codes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20
Area Codes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20
Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21
Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21
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Introduction
To ensure proper use of this product, please read this
owner’s manual carefully and retain it for future
reference.
This manual provides information on the operation
and maintenance of your DVD player. Should the unit
require service, contact an authorized service location.
About the
Notes on Discs
Handling Discs
Do not touch the playback side of the disc. Hold the
disc by the edges so that fingerprints do not get on
the surface. Never stick paper or tape on the disc.
Symbol Display
“
” may appear on your TV display during
operation and indicates that the function explained in
this owner’s manual is not available on that specific
DVD video disc.
Symbol Used in this Manual
Note:
Indicates special notes and operating features.
Tip:
Indicates tips and hints for making the task easier.
Storing Discs
After playing, store the disc in its case. Do not expose
the disc to direct sunlight or sources of heat and never
leave it in a parked car exposed to direct sunlight.
Cleaning Discs
Fingerprints and dust on the disc can cause poor
picture quality and sound distortion. Before playing,
clean the disc with a clean cloth. Wipe the disc from
the center out.
A section whose title has one of the following symbols
is applicable only to the disc represented by the
symbol.
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ALL
All discs listed below
DVD
DVD and finalized DVD+R/RW,DVD-R
VCD
Video CDs
ACD
Audio CDs
MP3
MP3 files
WMA
WMA files
Xvid
Xvid files
Do not use strong solvents such as alcohol, benzine,
thinner, commercially available cleaners, or anti-static
spray intended for older vinyl records.
Video CD (VCD/SVCD)
(8 cm / 12 cm disc)
Notes on Regional Codes
Audio CD
(8 cm / 12 cm disc)
• Most DVD discs have a globe with one or more
numbers in it clearly visible on the cover. This
number must match your DVD player’s regional
code or the disc cannot play.
Notes:
• Depending on the conditions of the recording
equipment or the CD-R/RW (or DVD±R/RW) disc
itself, some CD-R/RW (or DVD±R/RW) discs may
not be played on the unit.
• Do not use irregularly shaped CDs (e.g., heartshaped or octagonal) since they may result in
malfunctions.
• This unit requires discs and recordings to meet
certain technical standards in order to achieve
optimal playback quality. Pre-recorded DVDs are
automatically set to these standards. There are
many different types of recordable disc formats
(including CD-R containing MP3 or WMA files) and
these require certain pre-existing conditions (see
above) to ensure compatible playback.
Customers should note that permission is
required in order to download MP3 / WMA files
and music from the Internet. Our company has
no right to grant such permission. Permission
should always be sought from the copyright
owner.
• If you try to play a DVD with a different regional
code from your player, the message “Check
Regional Code” appears on the TV screen.
Installation and Setup
In addition, this unit plays DVD±R/RW and CD-R/RW,
Dual disc that contains audio titles, Xvid, MP3, WMA,
and/or JPEG files.
Introduction
This unit has a regional code printed on the rear of the
unit. This unit can play only DVD discs labelled as the
same as the rear of the unit or “ALL”.
Notes on Copyrights:
It is forbidden by law to copy, broadcast, show,
broadcast via cable, play in public, or rent copyrighted
material without permission. This product features the
copy protection function developed by Macrovision.
Copy protection signals are recorded on some discs.
When recording and playing the pictures of these
discs picture noise will appear. 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. The
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.
Operation
DVD
(8 cm / 12 cm disc)
Regional Code
CONSUMERS SHOULD NOTE THAT NOT ALL HIGH
DEFINITION TELEVISION SETS ARE FULLY
COMPATIBLE WITH THIS PRODUCT AND MAY
CAUSE ARTIFACTS TO BE DISPLAYED IN THE
PICTURE. IN CASE OF 525 OR 625 PROGRESSIVE
SCAN PICTURE PROBLEMS, IT IS
RECOMMENDED THAT THE USER SWITCH THE
CONNECTION TO THE ‘STANDARD DEFINITION’
OUTPUT. IF THERE ARE QUESTIONS REGARDING
OUR TV SET COMPATIBILITY WITH THIS MODEL
525p AND 625p DVD PLAYER, PLEASE CONTACT
OUR CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER.
Reference
Types of Playable Discs
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Front Panel
a
a POWER
Switches the unit ON or OFF.
b Remote Sensor
Point the remote control here.
c N (PLAY)
Starts playback.
d x (STOP)
Stops playback.
b
c
d
e
f
g
e . (SKIP)
Returns to the beginning of current chapter or
track or go to the previous chapter or track.
f > (SKIP)
Go to the next chapter or track.
g Disc Lid
Push here to open the Disc lid.
NOTE
Place a disc with the playback side down on the spindle, and push gently on the center of the disc
so it goes into position.
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Remote Control
0-9 numerical buttons
Selects numbered options in a
menu.
CLEAR
Removes a track number on the
Program List or a mark on the
Marker Search menu.
TV Control Buttons
POWER: Turns the TV on or off.
AV: Selects the TV’s source.
PR/CH +/–: Selects TV’s channel.
VOL +/–: Adjusts TV’s volume.
DVD MENU
Accesses menu on a DVD disc.
TITLE
Displays Title menu, if available.
b / B / v / V (left/right/up/down)
Selects an option in the menu.
ENTER
Confirms menu selection.
DISPLAY
Accesses On-Screen Display.
RETURN (O)
Removes the menu.
Displays the menu of a video CD
with PBC.
AUDIO
Selects an audio language or an
audio channel.
SCAN (m / M)
Search backward or forward.
Introduction
POWER
Switches DVD Player ON or OFF
SKIP (. / >)
Go to the next chapter or track.
Returns to the beginning of current
chapter or track or go to the
previous chapter or track.
PAUSE / STEP ( X )
Pauses playback temporarily/ press
repeatedly for frame-by-frame
playback.
PLAY (N)
Starts playback.
STOP (x)
Stops playback.
MARKER
Marks any point during playback.
SEARCH
Displays MARKER SEARCH menu.
PROGRAM
Enter the program edit mode.
ZOOM
Enlarges video image.
REPEAT
Repeat chapter, track, title, all.
A-B
Repeat sequence from point A to
point B.
RANDOM
Plays tracks in random order.
*
This button is not available.
SUBTITLE
Selects a subtitle language.
ANGLE
Selects a DVD camera angle, if
available.
SETUP
Accesses or removes the Setup
menu.
Remote Control Operation
Point the remote control at the remote sensor and
press the buttons.
Caution:
Do not mix old and new batteries and never mix
different types of batteries such as standard, alkaline,
etc.
Remote Control Battery installation
Detach the battery cover on the rear of the
remote control, and insert two batteries
(size AAA) with 3 and # aligned correctly.
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Installation and Setup
Setting up the Player
The picture and sound of a nearby TV, VCR, or radio
may be distorted during playback. If this occurs,
position the player away from the TV, VCR, or radio,
or turn off the unit after removing the disc.
DVD Player Connections
Depending on your TV and other equipment there are
various ways you can connect the player. Please refer
to the manuals of your TV, stereo system or other
devices as necessary for additional connection
information.
Video and Audio Connections
to Your TV
Make sure the unit is connected directly to the TV and
not to a VCR, otherwise the DVD image could be
distorted by the copy protection system.
Video – Connect the VIDEO OUT jack on the unit
to the video in jack on the TV using the video
cable (V).
Audio – Connect the left and right AUDIO OUT
jacks of the unit to the audio left and right IN jacks
on the TV using the audio cables (A).
Do not connect the unit’s AUDIO OUT jack to the
phone in jack (record deck) of your audio system.
Component Video – Connect the COMPONENT
/PROGRESSIVE SCAN jacks on the unit to the
corresponding jacks on the TV using an Y PB PR
cable (C).
Progressive Scan
• If your television is a high-definition or “digital
ready” television, you may take advantage of
the DVD player’s progressive scan output for
the highest possible video resolution.
• Set the Progressive Scan to “On” on the setup
menu for progressive scan signal.
(Refer to page 11)
• Progressive scan does not work with the
analog video connections (yellow VIDEO OUT
jack).
AC power cord(Supplied)
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Audio Connection to Optional
Equipment
Connect the DVD player to your optional equipment
for audio output.
Rear of DVD player
Amplifier equipped with 2-channel analog stereo
or Dolby Pro Logic ll / Pro Logic: Connect the left
and right AUDIO OUT jacks on the DVD player to the
audio left and right IN jacks on your amplifier,
receiver, or stereo system, using the audio cables (A).
Amplifier equipped with 2-channel digital stereo
(PCM) or audio / video receiver equipped with a
multi-channel decoder (Dolby Digital™, MPEG 2,
or DTS): Connect one of the DVD Player’s DIGITAL
AUDIO OUT jacks ( COAXIAL X) to the corresponding
jack on your amplifier. Use an optional digital
(COAXIAL X) audio cable.
X
Installation and Setup
Digital Multi-channel sound
A digital multi-channel connection provides the best
sound quality. For this you need a multi-channel audio
/ video receiver that supports one or more of the
audio formats supported by your DVD player such as
MPEG 2, Dolby Digital and DTS. Check the receiver
manual and the logos on the front of the receiver.
A
Notes:
• If the audio format of the digital output does not match
the capabilities of your receiver, the receiver produces
a strong, distorted sound or no sound at all.
COAXIAL
DIGITAL INPUT
R
L
• Six Channel Digital Surround Sound via a digital
connection can only be obtained if your receiver is
equipped with a Digital Multi-channel decoder.
AUDIO INPUT
Amplifier (Receiver)
Manufactured under license from Dolby
Laboratories. “Dolby”, “Pro Logic”, 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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Displaying Disc Information
on-screen
You can display various information about the disc
loaded on-screen.
1. Press DISPLAY to show various playback
information.
The displayed items differ depending on the disc
type or playing status.
Initial Settings
By using the Setup menu, you can make various
adjustments to items such as picture and sound. You
can also set a language for the subtitles and the
Setup menu, among other things. For details on each
Setup menu item, see the pages 11 to 13.
To display and exit the Menu :
Press SETUP to display the menu. A second press of
SETUP will take you back to initial screen.
To go to the next level :
Press B on the remote control.
To go back to the previous level :
Press b on the remote control.
General Operation
1. Press SETUP. The Setup menu appears.
2. You can select an item by pressing v / V and
change or select the setting by pressing b / B.
Title (Track) – Current title (or track)
number/total number of titles (or tracks)
Chapter – Current chapter number/total number
of chapters
Time – Elapsed playing time
Audio – Selected audio language or channel
Subtitle – Selected subtitle
Angle – Selected angle/total number of angles
Notes:
If any button is not pressed for a few seconds, the onscreen display disappears.
2. Use v / V to select the desired option then press
B to move to the second level. The screen shows
the current setting for the selected item, as well as
alternate setting(s).
3. Use v / V to select the second desired option and
then press B to move to the third level.
4. Use v / V to select the desired setting then press
ENTER to confirm your selection. Some items
require additional steps.
5. Press SETUP or PLAY to exit the Setup menu.
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LANGUAGE
Progressive Scan
Progressive Scan Video provides the highest quality
pictures with less flickering.
If you are using the Component Video jacks for
connection to a TV or a monitor that is compatible
with a progressive scan signal, set Progressive Scan
to On.
To Turn ON progressive scan:
Select a language for the Setup menu and then onscreen display.
1. Select “Progressive Scan” on the DISPLAY menu
then press B.
Disc Audio / Subtitle / Menu
2. Select “On” using the v / V buttons.
Select the language you prefer for the audio track
(disc audio), subtitles, and the disc menu.
3. Press ENTER to confirm your selection.
The confirm menu will appear.
Original – Refers to the original language in which
the disc was recorded.
Other – To select another language, press
numeric buttons and then ENTER to enter the
corresponding 4-digit number according to the
language code list on the page 20. If you enter the
wrong language code, press CLEAR.
DISPLAY
Installation and Setup
Menu Language
Connect component video out of this unit to the input
of your TV or monitor, set your TV or monitor to
Component Input.
4. When the confirm menu appears on your screen
Cancel is highlighted as default. Use the b / B
buttons to highlight Enter.
5. Pressing ENTER will set the player to Progressive
scan mode.
Caution:
Once the setting for progressive scan output is
entered, an image will only be visible on a progressive
scan compatible TV or monitor. If you set Progressive
Scan to On in error, you must reset the unit. First,
remove the disc in the DVD Player. Next, press STOP
on the remote control ( x ) and hold it for five
seconds before releasing it. The video output will be
restored to the standard setting, and a picture will
once again be visible on a conventional analog TV or
monitor.
TV Aspect
4:3 – Select when a standard 4:3 TV is connected.
16:9 – Select when a 16:9 wide TV is connected.
Display Mode
The Display Mode setting works only when the TV
Aspect mode is set to “4:3”.
Letterbox – Displays a wide picture with bands on
the upper and lower portions of the screen.
Panscan – Automatically displays the wide picture
on the entire screen and cuts off the portions that
do not fit.
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AUDIO
LOCK (Parental Control)
Each DVD disc has a variety of audio output options.
Set the player’s AUDIO options according to the type
of audio system you use.
Rating
Blocks playback of rated DVDs based on their
contents. Not all discs are rated.
Dolby Digital / DTS / MPEG
Bitstream – Select “Bitstream” if you connect this
DVD player’s DIGITAL OUT jack to an amplifier or
other equipment with a Dolby Digital, DTS or
MPEG decoder.
PCM (for Dolby Digital / MPEG) – Select when
connected to a two-channel digital stereo amplifier.
DVDs encoded in Dolby Digital or MPEG will be
automatically downmixed to two-channel PCM
audio.
Off (for DTS): If you select “Off”, the DTS signal is
not output through the DIGITAL OUT jack.
Sample Freq. (Frequency)
If your receiver or amplifier is NOT capable of
handling 96 kHz signals, select 48 kHz. When this
choice is made, this unit automatically converts any
96 kHz signals to 48 kHz so your system can decode
them.
If your receiver or amplifier is capable of handling 96
kHz signals, select 96 kHz.
Check the documentation for your amplifier to verify
its capabilities.
Dynamic Range Control (DRC)
With the DVD format, you can hear a program’s
soundtrack in the most accurate and realistic
presentation. However, you may wish to compress the
dynamic range of the audio output (the difference
between the loudest sounds and the quietest ones).
This allows you to listen to a movie at a lower volume
without losing clarity of sound. Set DRC to On for this
effect.
Vocal
Set to On only when a multi-channel karaoke DVD is
playing. The karaoke channels on the disc mix into
normal stereo sound.
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1. Select “Rating” on the LOCK menu then
press B.
2. To access the LOCK options, you must input the
password you have created. If you have not yet
entered password, you are prompted to do so.
Input a password and press ENTER. Enter it again
and press ENTER to verify. If you make a mistake
before pressing ENTER, press CLEAR.
3. Select a rating from 1 to 8 using the v / V buttons.
Rating 1-8: Rating one (1) has the most
restrictions and rating eight (8) is the least
restrictive.
Unlock
If you select unlock, parental control is not active
and the disc plays in full.
4. Press ENTER to confirm your rating selection, then
press SETUP to exit the menu.
Password
You can enter or change password.
1. Select Password on the LOCK menu and then
press B.
2. To make a new password:
Press ENTER when the “New” option is
highlighted. Enter a new password using the
numerical buttons then press ENTER. Enter the
password again to verify.
To change the password:
Press ENTER when the “Change” option is
highlighted. Enter a current password using the
numbered buttons then press ENTER. Enter a new
password using the numbered buttons then press
ENTER. Enter the password again to verify.
3. Press SETUP to exit the menu.
If you forget your password
OTHERS
If you forget your password, you can clear it using the
following steps:
1. Press SETUP to display the Setup menu.
2. Input the 6-digit number “210499” and the security
code is cleared.
Area Code
1. Select “Area Code” on the LOCK menu then
press B.
2. Follow the step 2 as shown previous page
(Rating).
3. Select the first character using v / V buttons.
PBC
Set Playback Control (PBC) to On or Off.
On: Video CDs with PBC are played according to
the PBC.
Installation and Setup
Enter the code of the area whose standards were
used to rate the DVD video disc, based on the list on
page 20.
Off: Video CDs with PBC are played in the same
way as Audio CDs.
4. Press ENTER and select the second character
using v / V buttons.
5. Press ENTER to confirm your Area code selection.
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Operations
General features
Buttons
Operations
PAUSE/STEP (X)
During playback, press X to pause playback.
ALL
Press X repeatedly to play Frame-by-Frame.
DVD
During playback, press SKIP (. or >) to go to the next
chapter/track or to return to the beginning of the current
chapter/track.
ALL
SKIP (. / >)
Discs
VCD
Xvid
Press SKIP . twice briefly to step back to the previous
chapter/track.
SCAN (m / M)
During playback, press SCAN (m or M) repeatedly to
select the required scan speed.
DVD, Xvid disc: 4 steps
Video CD, MP3, WMA, Audio CD: 3 steps
While the playback is paused, press SCAN (m or M)
repeatedly to play in slow motion (4 steps).
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REPEAT
During playback, press REPEAT repeatedly to select a
desired repeat mode.
DVD Video discs: Chapter/Title/Off
Video CD, Audio CD, Xvid/MP3/WMA discs: Track/All/Off
A-B
Press the A-B button one at a time to select a point A and
point B and repeats a sequence from point A (Starting point)
to point B (End point). Press A-B again to cancel.
ZOOM
During playback or pause mode, press ZOOM to enlarge
the video image.( 3 steps)
You can move through the zoomed picture using b B v V
buttons. Press CLEAR to exit.
RANDOM
During playback or in stop mode, press RANDOM for
random playback.
DVD
VCD
Xvid
ACD
MP3
WMA
DVD
VCD
Xvid
(forward only)
ALL
DVD
VCD
Xvid
DVD
VCD
Xvid
VCD
ACD
ACD
MP3
WMA
TITLE
If the current DVD title has a menu, the title menu appears
on the screen. Otherwise, the disc menu may appears.
DVD
DVD MENU
The disc menu appears on the screen.
DVD
(ANGLE)
During playback of DVD disc that contains scenes recorded
at different camera angles, press ANGLE repeatedly to
select a desired angle.
DVD
(SUBTITLE)
During playback, press SUBTITLE repeatedly to select a
desired subtitle language.
DVD
Xvid
(AUDIO)
During playback, press AUDIO repeatedly to hear a different
audio language or audio track.
DVD
Xvid
VCD
Notes on general features:
Last Scene Memory
• On a Video CD with PBC, you must set PBC to Off
on the setup menu to use the repeat, random or last
scene function (See “PBC” on page 13).
This player memorizes last scene from the last disc
that is viewed. The last scene remains in memory
even if you remove the disc from the player or switch
off (standby) the player. If you load a disc that has the
scene memorized, the scene is automatically recalled.
• If you press SKIP (>) once during Repeat Chapter
(Track) playback, the repeat playback cancels.
• Zoom may not work on some DVDs.
• When you are playing a DVD disc that contains
scenes recorded at different camera angles, the
angle indicator will blink on the TV screen during the
oprations as an indication that angle switching is
possible.
• The A-B repeat function is available only in the
current track.
• If you press . once within 3 seconds after the
chapter/track has started, the playback goes to the
previous chapter/track.
DVD
ACD
VCD1.1
Note:
This player does not memorize the scene of a disc if
you switch off the player before commencing to play
the disc.
Screen Saver
The screen saver appears when you leave the DVD
player in Stop mode for about five minutes. If the
Screen Saver is displayed for five minutes, the DVD
Player automatically turns itself off.
Additional features
Time Search
DVD
VCD
Xvid
To start playing at any chosen time on the disc:
1. Press DISPLAY during playback.
2. Press v / V to select the time clock icon and
“-:--:--” appears.
Operation
3. Use numerical buttons to input the required start
time in hours, minutes, and seconds from left to
right. If you enter the wrong numbers, press
CLEAR to remove the numbers you entered. Then
input the correct numbers.
4. Press ENTER to confirm. Playback starts from the
selected time.
Marker Search
DVD
VCD
Xvid
To enter a Marker
You can start playback from up to nine memorized
points. To enter a marker, press MARKER at the
desired point on the disc. The Marker icon appears on
the TV screen briefly. Repeat to enter up to nine
markers.
To Recall or Clear a Marked Scene
1. During disc playback, press SEARCH. The marker
search menu appears on the screen.
2. Within 9 seconds, press b / B to select a marker
number that you want to recall or clear.
3. Press ENTER and playback starts from the marked
scene. Or Press CLEAR and the marker number is
erased from the list.
4. You can play any marker by inputting its number on
the marker search menu.
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Playing an Audio CD or
MP3/WMA file
This unit can play Audio CDs or MP3/WMA files.
MP3/ WMA/ Audio CD
Once you insert an MP3/WMA files recorded media or
Audio CD, a menu appears on the TV screen.
Press v / V to select a track/file and then press PLAY
or ENTER and playback starts. You can use variable
playback functions. Refer to page 14-15.
Programmed Playback
The program function enables you to store your
favorite tracks from any disc in the player memory.
A program can contain 30 tracks.
1. Insert an Audio CD or MP3/WMA files recorded
media. AUDIO CD or MUSIC menu appears.
2. Press PROGRAM. The
E
mark will appear.
Note:
Press PROGRAM again to exit the program edit
mode, then the E mark will disappear.
3. Select a track on the “List”, then press ENTER to
place the selected track on the “Program” list.
Repeat to place additional tracks on the list.
ID3 TAG
• When playing a file containing information such as
track titles, you can see the information by pressing
DISPLAY.
[ Title, Artist, Album, Year, Comment ]
Tips:
• Press DVD MENU to move to the next page.
• On a CD with MP3/WMA, JPEG and MOVIE file,
you can switch MUSIC, PHOTO and MOVIE menu.
Press TITLE, and MUSIC, PHOTO or MOVIE word
on top of the menu is highlighted.
4. Use v V b B to Select the track you want to start
playing on the “Program” list.
5. Press PLAY or ENTER to start. Playback begins in
the order in which you programmed the tracks.
Playback stops after all of the tracks on the
“Program” list have played once.
6. To resume normal playback from programmed
playback, select a track on the list and then press
PLAY.
Repeat Programmed Tracks
MP3 / WMA disc compatibility with this player is
limited as follows:
• Sampling frequency: within 8 - 48 kHz (MP3),
within 32 - 48kHz (WMA)
• Bit rate: within 8 - 320kbps (MP3),
32 - 192kbps (WMA)
• The player cannot read an MP3/WMA file that has
a file extension other than “.mp3” / “.wma”.
• CD-R physical format should be ISO 9660
• If you record MP3 / WMA files using software that
cannot create a file system (eg. Direct-CD) it is
impossible to playback MP3 / WMA files. We
recommend that you use Easy-CD Creator, which
creates an ISO 9660 file system.
• File names should have a maximum of 8 letters
and must incorporate an .mp3 or .wma extension.
• They should not contain special letters such as /
? * : “ < > l etc.
• The total number of files on the disc should be
less than 650.
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Press REPEAT to select a desired repeat mode.
• Track: repeats the current track
• All: repeats all the tracks on the “Program” list.
• Off (No display): does not play repeatedly.
Note:
If you press > once during Repeat Track playback,
the repeat playback cancels.
Erasing a Track from Program List
1. Use v V b B to select the track that you wish to
erase from the Program list.
2. Press CLEAR. Repeat step 1-2 to erase additional
tracks on the Program list.
Erasing the Complete Program List
Use v V b B to select “Clear All”, then press ENTER.
Note:
The programs are also cleared when the power is off
or the disc is removed.
Moving to another File
Viewing a JPEG file
This unit can play JPEG files.
1. Insert a JPEG files recording media. The PHOTO
menu appears on the TV screen.
Press SKIP (. or >) or cursor (b or B) once
during viewing a picture to advance to the next or
previous file.
Zoom
During watching pictures, press ZOOM to enlarge the
video image (3 steps).
You can move through the zoomed picture using b B
v V buttons.
Rotating the picture
3. If you want to view a particular file, press
v / V to highlight a file and press ENTER or PLAY.
4. To return to the PHOTO menu while watching
pictures, press STOP.
Tips:
• If you are in a file list and want to return to the
previous Folder list, use v / V buttons to highlight
and press ENTER.
• Press DVD MENU to move to the next page.
• There are three Slide Speed options
(Fast), >> (Normal) and > (Slow).
: >>>
Use v V b B to highlight
. Then, use b / B to
select the option you want to use.
• On a CD with MP3/WMA, JPEG and MOVIE file,
you can switch MUSIC, PHOTO and MOVIE menu.
Press TITLE, and MUSIC, PHOTO or MOVIE word
on top of the menu is highlighted.
• While watching a picture, press RETURN to hide
the help menu.
Slide Show
Use v V b B to highlight the
press ENTER.
Press v / V during showing a picture to rotate the
picture clockwise or counter clockwise.
JPEG disc compatibility with this player is
limited as follows:
• Depending upon the size and the number of
JPEG files, it could take a long time for this unit to
read the disc’s contents. If you do not see an onscreen display after several minutes, some of the
files may be too large — reduce the resolution of
the JPEG files to less than 2M pixels as 2760 x
2048 pixels and burn another disc.
• The total number of files on the disc should be
less than 650.
• Some discs may be incompatible due to a
different recording format or the condition of disc.
Operation
2. Press v / V to select a folder, and press ENTER.
A list of files in the folder appears.
• Ensure that all the selected files have the “.jpg”
extensions when copying into the CD layout.
• If the files have “.jpe” or “.jpeg” extensions, please
rename them as “.jpg” file.
• File names without “.jpg” extension will not be
able to be read by this DVD player. Even though
the files are shown as JPEG image files in
Windows Explorer.
(Slide Show) then
Still Picture
1. Press PAUSE/STEP during the slide show.
The player will now go into the PAUSE mode.
2. To return to the slide show, press PLAY or press
PAUSE/STEP again.
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Playing a Xvid Movie file
Using this DVD Player you can play Xvid file.
1. Insert a Xvid file recording media. The MOVIE
menu appears on the TV screen.
Xvid disc compatibility with this player is limited
as follows:
• Available resolution size of the Xvid file is under
720x576 (W x H) pixel.
• The file name of the Xvid subtitle is available by
56 characters.
• If there is impossible code to express in the Xvid
file, it may be displayed as " _ " mark on the
display.
2. Press v / V to select a folder, and press ENTER.
A list of files in the folder appears.
3. If you want to view a particular file, press v / V to
highlight a file and press ENTER or PLAY. You can
use variable playback functions. Refer to page 14-15.
4. To return to the MOVIE menu during playback,
press STOP.
Tips:
• If you are in a file list and want to return to the
previous Folder list, use v / V buttons to highlight
and press ENTER.
• Press DVD MENU to move to the next page.
• On a CD with MP3/WMA, JPEG and MOVIE file,
you can switch MUSIC, PHOTO and MOVIE menu.
Press TITLE, and MUSIC, PHOTO or MOVIE word
on top of the menu is highlighted.
• The disc subtitle may not be displayed properly, if a
Xvid subtitle is downloaded through the internet.
• If the disc subtitle setup menu does not have the
Xvid subtitle language you are going to play, the
subtitle language may not be displayed properly.
• The Prohibition mark will display on screen because
DivX file is not support.
Notice for displaying the Xvid subtitle
If the subtitle does not display properly, please follow
the steps below.
1. Press PAUSE/STEP when the subtitle appears.
2. Press and hold SUBTITLE for about 3 seconds.
The language code will appear.
3. Press b / B to select another language code until
the subtitle is displayed properly.
4. Press ENTER.
5. Press PLAY(N) to continue playback.
Note:
The Xvid subtitle file name has to be identified with
the Xvid file name to display by this unit.
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• If the number of the screen frame is over 30
per 1 second, this unit may not operate
normally.
• If the video and audio structure of recorded
file is not interleaved, either video or audio is
outputted.
• If the file is recorded with GMC, the unit
supports only 1-point of the record level.
* GMC?
GMC is the acronym for Global Motion
Compensation. It is an encoding tool specified in
MPEG4 standard. Some MPEG4 encoders, like
Xvid, have this option.
There are different levels of GMC encoding,
usually called 1-point, 2-point, or 3-point GMC.
Playable Xvid file
.avi, .mpg, .mpeg
Playable Subtitle format
SubRip(*.srt/*.txt)
SAMI(*.smi)
SubStation Alpha(*.ssa/*.txt)
MicroDVD(*.sub/*.txt)
SubViewer 2.0(*.sub/*.txt)
TMPlayer(*.txt)
Dvd Subtitle System(*.txt)
VobSub (*.sub) b Sub/idx, stream based format.
Playable Codec format
"MP43 ", "3IVX ", "Xvid"
Playable Audio format
"Dolby Digital ", "DTS ", "PCM ", "MP3 ", "WMA ".
• Sampling frequency: within 8 - 48 kHz (MP3),
within 32 - 48kHz (WMA)
• Bit rate: within 8 - 320kbps (MP3),
32 - 192kbps (WMA)
Reference
Controlling other TVs with the
remote control
You can control the sound level, input source, and
power switch of your LG TV with the supplied remote
control.
You can control the sound level, input source, and
power switch of non-LG TVs as well. If your TV is
listed in the table below, set the appropriate
manufacturer code.
Maintenance and Service
Refer to the information in this chapter before
contacting a service technician.
Handling the Unit
When shipping the unit
Please save the original shipping carton and packing
materials. If you need to ship the unit, for maximum
protection, re-pack the unit as it was originally packed
at the factory.
1. While holding down TV POWER button, press the
number buttons to select the manufacturer code
for your TV (see the table below).
Keeping the exterior surfaces clean
•
Do not use volatile liquids such as insecticide
spray near the unit.
2. Release TV POWER button.
•
Code numbers of controllable TVs
If more than one code number is listed, try entering
them one at a time until you find the one that works
with your TV.
Do not leave rubber or plastic products in contact
with the unit for a long period of time. since they
leave marks on the surface.
Cleaning the unit
Manufacturer
Code Number
LG / GoldStar
1 (Default), 2
Zenith
1, 3, 4
To clean the player, use a soft, dry cloth. If the
surfaces are extremely dirty, use a soft cloth lightly
moistened with a mild detergent solution.
Do not use strong solvents such as alcohol, benzine,
or thinner, as these might damage the surface of the
unit.
Samsung
6, 7
Sony
8, 9
Maintaining the Unit
Hitachi
4
The unit is a high-tech, precision device. If the optical
pick-up lens and disc drive parts are dirty or worn, the
picture quality could be diminished.
Notes:
• Depending on your TV, some or all buttons may not
function on the TV, even after entering the correct
manufacturer code.
• If you enter a new code number, the code number
previously entered will be erased.
Depending on the operating environment, regular
inspection and maintenance are recommended after
every 1,000 hours of use.
For details, please contact your nearest authorized
service center.
Reference
• When you replace the batteries of the remote, the
code number you have set may be reset to the
default setting. Set the appropriate code number
again.
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Language Codes
Use this list to input your desired language for the following initial settings:
Disc Audio, Disc Subtitle, Disc Menu.
Language
Abkhazian
Afar
Afrikaans
Albanian
Ameharic
Arabic
Armenian
Assamese
Aymara
Azerbaijani
Bashkir
Basque
Bengali; Bangla
Bhutani
Bihari
Breton
Bulgarian
Burmese
Byelorussian
Cambodian
Catalan
Chinese
Corsican
Croatian
Czech
Danish
Dutch
English
Esperanto
Estonian
Faroese
Code
6566
6565
6570
8381
6577
6582
7289
6583
6588
6590
6665
6985
6678
6890
6672
6682
6671
7789
6669
7577
6765
9072
6779
7282
6783
6865
7876
6978
6979
6984
7079
Language
Fiji
Finnish
French
Frisian
Galician
Georgian
German
Greek
Greenlandic
Guarani
Gujarati
Hausa
Hebrew
Hindi
Hungarian
Icelandic
Indonesian
Interlingua
Irish
Italian
Japanese
Javanese
Kannada
Kashmiri
Kazakh
Kirghiz
Korean
Kurdish
Laothian
Latin
Latvian, Lettish
Code
7074
7073
7082
7089
7176
7565
6869
6976
7576
7178
7185
7265
7387
7273
7285
7383
7378
7365
7165
7384
7465
7487
7578
7583
7575
7589
7579
7585
7679
7665
7686
Language
Lingala
Lithuanian
Macedonian
Malagasy
Malay
Malayalam
Maltese
Maori
Marathi
Moldavian
Mongolian
Nauru
Nepali
Norwegian
Oriya
Panjabi
Pashto, Pushto
Persian
Polish
Portuguese
Quechua
Rhaeto-Romance
Rumanian
Russian
Samoan
Sanskrit
Scots Gaelic
Serbian
Serbo-Croatian
Shona
Sindhi
Code
7678
7684
7775
7771
7783
7776
7784
7773
7782
7779
7778
7865
7869
7879
7982
8065
8083
7065
8076
8084
8185
8277
8279
8285
8377
8365
7168
8382
8372
8378
8368
Area
Malaysia
Maldives
Mexico
Monaco
Mongolia
Morocco
Nepal
Netherlands
Netherlands Antilles
New Zealand
Nigeria
Norway
Oman
Pakistan
Panama
Paraguay
Philippines
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Russian Federation
Code
MY
MV
MX
MC
MN
MA
NP
NL
AN
NZ
NG
NO
OM
PK
PA
PY
PH
PL
PT
RO
RU
Language
Singhalese
Slovak
Slovenian
Somali
Spanish
Sudanese
Swahili
Swedish
Tagalog
Tajik
Tamil
Tatar
Telugu
Thai
Tibetan
Tigrinya
Tonga
Turkish
Turkmen
Twi
Ukrainian
Urdu
Uzbek
Vietnamese
Volapük
Welsh
Wolof
Xhosa
Yiddish
Yoruba
Zulu
Code
8373
8375
8376
8379
6983
8385
8387
8386
8476
8471
8465
8484
8469
8472
6679
8473
8479
8482
8475
8487
8575
8582
8590
8673
8679
6789
8779
8872
7473
8979
9085
Area Codes
Choose an area code from this list.
Area
Afghanistan
Argentina
Australia
Austria
Belgium
Bhutan
Bolivia
Brazil
Cambodia
Canada
Chile
China
Colombia
Congo
Costa Rica
Croatia
Czech Republic
Denmark
Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
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Code
AF
AR
AU
AT
BE
BT
BO
BR
KH
CA
CL
CN
CO
CG
CR
HR
CZ
DK
EC
EG
SV
Area
Ethiopia
Fiji
Finland
France
Germany
Great Britain
Greece
Greenland
Code
ET
FJ
FI
FR
DE
GB
GR
GL
Heard and McDonald Islands HM
Hong Kong
HK
Hungary
HU
India
IN
Indonesia
ID
Israel
IL
Italy
IT
Jamaica
JM
Japan
JP
Kenya
KE
Kuwait
KW
Libya
LY
Luxembourg
LU
Area
Saudi Arabia
Senegal
Singapore
Slovak Republic
Slovenia
South Africa
South Korea
Spain
Sri Lanka
Sweden
Switzerland
Taiwan
Thailand
Turkey
Uganda
Ukraine
United States
Uruguay
Uzbekistan
Vietnam
Zimbabwe
Code
SA
SN
SG
SK
SI
ZA
KR
ES
LK
SE
CH
TW
TH
TR
UG
UA
US
UY
UZ
VN
ZW
Troubleshooting
Possible Cause
Symptom
Correction
No power.
• The power cord is disconnected.
• Plug the power cord into the wall outlet
securely.
The power is on, but
the DVD player does
not work.
• No disc is inserted.
• Insert a disc.
No picture.
• The TV is not set to receive DVD
signal output.
• Select the appropriate video input
mode on the TV.
• The video cable is not connected
securely.
• Connect the video cable securely.
• The equipment connected with the
audio cable is not set to receive DVD
signal output.
• Select the correct input mode of the
audio receiver so you can listen to the
sound from the DVD player.
• The power of the equipment connected
with the audio cable is turned off.
• Turn on the equipment connected with
the audio cable.
• The AUDIO options are set to the
wrong position.
• Set the AUDIO option to the correct
position, then turn on the DVD player
again by pressing POWER.
• An unplayable disc is inserted.
• Insert a playable disc. (Check the disc
type and regional code.)
• The rating level is set.
• Change the rating level.
• The remote control is not pointed at
the remote sensor on the DVD player.
• Point the remote control at the remote
sensor of the DVD player.
• The remote control is too far from the
DVD player.
• Operate the remote control closer to
the DVD player.
No sound.
The DVD player does
not start playback.
The remote control
does not work properly.
Specifications
Power requirements: AC 110-240 V , 50/60 Hz
DIGITAL OUT (COAXIAL):
0.5 V (p-p), 75 Ω, RCA jack x 1
Power consumption: 6W
System
Dimensions (Approx.):
225 x 43 x 208 mm (8.8 x 1.6 x 8.1 inches)
(W x H x D) without foot
Laser:
Semiconductor laser, wavelength 650 nm
Net Weight (Approx.): 0.77 kg (1.7 lbs)
Operating humidity: 5 % to 90 %
Frequency response:
DVD (PCM 96 kHz): 8 Hz to 44 kHz
DVD (PCM 48 kHz): 8 Hz to 22 kHz
CD: 8 Hz to 20 kHz
Outputs
Signal-to-noise ratio:
More than 90 dB (ANALOG OUT connectors only)
Operating temperature:
5 °C to 35 °C (41 °F to 95 °F)
VIDEO OUT:
1.0 V (p-p), 75 Ω, sync negative, RCA jack x 1
COMPONENT VIDEO OUT:
(Y) 1.0 V (p-p), 75 Ω,negative sync, RCA jack x 1
(PB)/(PR 0.7 V (p-p), 75 Ω, RCA jack x 2
AUDIO OUT:
2.0 Vrms (1 KHz, 0 dB), 600 Ω, RCA jack (L, R) x 1
Signal system: PAL
Reference
General
Harmonic distortion: Less than 0.02%
Dynamic range:
More than 95 dB (DVD/CD)
Accessories:
Video cable (1), Audio cable (1), Remote control (1),
Batteries (2)
Note: Design and specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
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