Panasonic SCPM08 Operating instructions

Panasonic SCPM08 Operating instructions
 GUI icon descriptions |
| Disc GUI
Title number
Press [A] or [¥] or the numbered buttons to
change the number and press [ENTER].
Chapter number
Press [A] or {¥] or the numbered buttons to
change the number and press [ENTER].
Time (select a position to start play by specifying a time)
Press the numbered buttons and press
(a) Soundtrack number
See the bottom of page 26 for a key to language
Press [A] or [¥] or the numbered buttons to
change the number.
Disc operations |
(5) Type of audio signal
(© Sampling rate or number of channels
eLPCM: 48k/96k {k=kHz)
e 0D Digital, DTS, MPEG: -- ch* (ch=channels)
@ Number of bits |
eLPCM: 16/20/24b (b=bits)
ei PCM (linear PCM), Of Digital {Dolby Digital), DTS, MPEG
Vocals on or off
| Solo karaoke disc: --- (off) or ON
(©) Duet karaoke disc: -— (off), V1 + V2, V1 or V2
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Press [A] or [V1
M Subtitle number
See the bottom of page 26 for a key to language
Press [A] or [¥] or the numbered buttons to
change the number.
(@ Subtitles on or off
Press {A] or [¥].
Angle number
Press [A] or [¥] or the numbered buttons to
change the number.
e Some discs will not allow some of these operations.
* The number of channels recorded on the disc
: Subwoofer signal
(not displayed if there is no subwoofer signal)
- No surround
: Mono surround
Stereo surround (left/right)
. Center
Front left + Front right
Front left + Front right + Center
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Unit GUI
Icon Content
Start and finish points for A-B repeat.
Press [ENTER] at the start point and press
[ENTER] again at the finish point.
Press [ENTER] to cancel A-B repeat.
Select a repeat play mode: C (chapter), T (title), OFF
Press [AJor [Y].
Dialog Enhancer on or off
Press [A] or [Y].
First press [ENTER] to Mark a position
Press [ENTER].
select the icon.
Recall a mark
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Press [4] or [>] to select the mark and
press [ENTER? to recall the position.
Erase a mark
Press [4] or [M] to select the mark and
press [SHIFT] + [CANCEL].
Cinema on (C) or off (N)
Press [AJor [Y].
Shuttle GUI
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5 levels of speed can be selected in either direction.
(1) Pause
Press [A].
«1; Backward
Ir: Forward
O) Slow-motion play
Press [À] to pause and press [«] or [>].
@ Play
Press [Y].
(9) Search 44: Backward
>): Forward
The numbers indicate the maximum speed.
Press [-«] or [].
Language abbreviations
ENG | English POR | Portuguese | FRA | French RUS | Russian DEU | German JPN | Japanese
ITA Italian CHI Chinese ESP | Spanish KOR | Korean NLD | Duich MAL | Malay
SVE | Swedish VIE Vietnamese | NOR | Norwegian THA | Thai DAN | Danish x Others
Radio stations can be tuned manually by selecting the station's
frequency or they can be preset inte channels fo make it easy to tune
(= page 28).
1 Press [TUNER/BAND] to select “FM”
or “AM”.
The unit comes on automatically.
Each time you press the bution:
FM«—— AM
2 Press [TUNE MODE] to select
Each time you press the button:
3 Press [v/14/] or [>>/M»B1I/1] to
select the frequency of the required
If you press and hold [v/1-4q/-] or [»»/m»1/4 ] for a mo-
| ment, the frequency starts changing automatically and stops
Ce To FU NE ER E 4 when a station is found. It may also stop if there is outside
© TUNEMODE С, «то CSA ELA, interference. Press and hold [v/1-4</-) or [+»/»P1/A]
TE ENT NE О again to restart. You can also stop the frequency changing by
pressing [v/144/-4<] or [+»/»P1/A].
“TUNED” is displayed when a radio station is tuned.
“ST” is displayed when a stereo FM broadcast is being
4 Adjust the volume.
Radio operations Ш
AÑ If noise is excessive in FM |
! - Press [FM MODE] to display “MONO”.
xl. | This mode improves sound quality if reception is weak but broad-
© casts are heard in monaural.
Press [FM MODE] again to cancel the mode.
Leave “MONO” off for normal listening.
Stereo and monaural broadcasts are automaticaily played as they
A TI are received.
(Except for U.K., Europe and South Africa)
Allocation settings
| AE LT E Each country allocates broadcast bands according to their particular
EE Try E This unit can receive AM broadcasts allocated in 10 kHz steps.
To change the step (9 kHz<—> 10 kHz)
STE Press and hold [TUNER/BAND]. After a few seconds the display
ETS changes to a flashing display of the current minimum frequency.
. Continue to hold [TUNER/BAND] down. When the minimum frequen-
cy changes, release the button.
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There are two methods of presetting stations.
Automatic presetting: The stations the tuner can receive are
You can select the stations to preset and
the order they are preset in.
Up to 12 stations can each be set in the FM and AM bands.
Manual presetting:
ND Automatic presetting
Do the following once each for FM and AM.
Tune to the frequency where presetting is to begin (=
Press and hold [MEMORY].
page 27).
Release the button when “AUTO” is displayed.
The tuner presets the stations it can receive into the channels in as-
cending order. When finished, the last station memorized is
tuned in.
Manual presetting |
Preset the stations one at a time.
(1) Press [TUNER/BAND] to select “FM” or “AM”.
@ Press [MEMORY] then press [v/1-</<<] or
[>E/ 1/1] to tune to the required station.
@ Press [MEMORY] then press [v/1.-4q/<<] or
[>>/>»1/A] to select a channel.
You can also select channels with the numbered buttons on the
remote control.
(9) Press [MEMORY].
The station occupying a channel is erased if another station is preset
in that channel.
E Selecting channeis |
Remote control:
1 Press [TUNER, BAND] to select “FM”
or “AM”.
The unit comes on automatically.
Each time you press the button:
FM <—> AM
2 Press [v, -4/<<] or [A, >>/»»I] to
select the channel.
You can select the channel with the numbered buttons.
To select channel 10 or over
Press [210] then the two digits.
3 Adjust the volume.
Main unit:
(A) Press [TUNER/BAND] to select “FM” or “AM”,
O Press [TUNE MODEJ to select "PRESET”.
Fach time you press the button:
© Press [v/1-4-4/-44] or [-»/M»»1/A] to select the channel.
(9) Adjust the volume.
The following chart gives a summary of this unit's surround features.
e All the features are only effective if speakers are used. No discernable effect will be heard through headphones.
eYou may experience a reduction in sound quality when these surround systems are used with some sources. If this occurs, turn the surround
system off.
C | Features D (С Software )
e Dolby Digital is a discrete 5.1 (6) channel DVDs encoded with Dolby Digital can be
surround system developed for cinema identified with this mark.
The sound signals in Dolby Digital format
are compressed to 1/10 their original
size, allowing an entire movie to be re- [JC] |poLev |
corded on a single DVD. DIGITAL
e This unit automatically recognizes DVDs
that have been recorded with Dolby
eNot all Dolby Digital sources are record-
ed with 5.1 (6) channels.
Some sources marked Dolby Digital may
be recorded with 2 channels.
e This mode adds surround effects to Any source.
movie software that hasn't been Sound will not come from the surround
recorded with the above system. speakers if the source is monaural.
ein MOVIE mode you can adjust the |
volume of the surround speakers to get
the best surround effect.
This mode adds surround effects to
stereo sources.
Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories.
"Dolby” and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby
Confidential unpublished works. © 1292-1997 Dolby Labo-
ratories. All rights reserved.
Play a DVD encoded with Dolby Digital.
The DOLBY DIGITAL indicator lights.
Remote control only
EX Subwoofer (not included)
The included front speakers have superwoofers, but you can en-
hance the bass effect by connecting another subwoofer {= page 37
for connection).
If you connect a subwoofer:
Press and hold [MUTING] until “SUBW ON" is displayed.
If you disconnect the subwoofer:
Press and hold [MUTING} until “SUBW OFF” is displayed.
El To down-mix Dolby Digital (5.1 channels) signals to
2 channels
Press [SHIFT] + (MIX 2GH].
To cancel, press [SHIFT] + [MIX 2CH].
Speaker level adjustments
If the level of the speakers appears to be different while listening to a
source, adjust the level of the speakers ta the same apparent level.
Sit in the normal listening position and make the adjustments with
the remote control.
Remote control only
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CO MUTING. oo Tes $7 eDisconnect the headphones and (except for the U.K., Europe and
- TA To TRI E South Africa) the microphone.
(1) While stopped
Press [SHIFT] + [TEST] to output a test signal.
EA cee no | A test signal is output fram the speakers in the following order.
EE E A LT ET Lech: Front left speaker
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RSch: Right surround speaker
LSch: Left surround speaker
EE PATEAR Pe AT ETS No signal is output for the subwoofer.
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Pr D LT Re TL TAR speakers normally used for enjoying the source.
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= | ОБР Cg T } LL: Press the cursor buttons [A] (to increase level) or [Y] (to
ma ; 5 2 aa! AL ОР decrease level) to adjust the level of each speaker.
a ON E E E E gL You can adjust the level between —6 dB and +6 dB.
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Repeat step @ to adjust the level accordingly.
To stop the test noise
Press [SHIFT] + [TEST] again.
To select a specific speaker
1. Press [SHIFT] + [CH SELECT] to select the speaker.
Each time you press the huttons:—Cch—Rch->RSch—LSch—SWch
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SWeh: Subwoofer (Adjust only when connected)
à. Press the cursor buttons [4] or [Y] to adjust the level.
The test cannot be started if a CD or Video CD is loaded.
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Press [S.SURROUND] to select “MOVIE”
or “MUSIC”.
Each time you press the button:
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The S.SURROUND indicator lights.
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3 de” Press [S.SURROUND] to select “OFF”.
The indicator turns off.
eTurn SUPER SURROUND off when playing a DYD recorded with
5.1-channel Dolby Digital. The Surround effects will not be repro-
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Super surround cannot be used while a karaoke mode is on.
FY Surround speaker level adjustments
These adjustments are only effective in “MOVIE” mode.
Remote contro! only
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BASS —fc llc TREBLE © Press [SHIFT] + [CH SELECT].
— r Ea A O) Press the cursor buttons [A] (to increase level) or [Y] (to
decrease level).
You can adjust the level between —6 dB and +6 dB.
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There are DVDs specifically recorded for karaoke (karaoke DVD),
and those that are not (non-karaoke DVD).
® Press [(/1] fo turn the unit on.
e Turn the television on and switch the video input mode on the tele-
vision to suit the type of connection you have made (e.g. VIDEO 1).
eLower the microphone volume, then connect the microphone to the
microphone jack ([MIC]). Use a dynamic microphone.
Plug type: 3.5 mm monaural
Audio is automatically switched to stereo (2ch).
eif a strange noise (squealing or howling) is emitted during use,
move the microphone away from the speakers, or turn down the
microphone volume.
e When you are not using the microphone, disconnect it from the MIC
jack, and turn down the microphone volume level to 1.
ENE karaoke with karaoke
Remote control only
1 Insert the disc in the tray, and start
play (= page 14).
2 Press [SHIFT] + [KARAOKE] during
The karaoke GUI screen is displayed on the tetevision.
If the karaoke GUI screen is not displayed, refer to page 33 for
alternative operation.
3 Press the cursor buttons [<] or [>] to
select the vocal select icon.
4 Press the cursor buttons [A] or [Y] to
select the desired mode.
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---: Vocal off ---: Vocal off
1 + 2: Vocals 1 and 2 ON: Vocal on
V1: Vocal 1 only
V2: Vocal 2 only
Choose “---" for karaoke.
Choose “V1” or “V2” to duet with the player.
D Adjust volume with [VOLUME (— or
+)] and [SHIFT] + [MIC VOL (— or +)
and start singing along.
You can adjust the microphone volume level between 1 and 7.
To clear the karaoke screen
Press [SHIFT] + [KARAOKE].
Pressing [RETURN] also clears the karaoke screen.
Using the guide melody function |
When singing a song with an unfamiliar melody, use this function to
raise the volume of the melody.
This function can be used only with some Karaoke DVD.
(1) After step 1 and 2
Press the cursor buttons [4] or [P] to select guide melody
icon. Ey
(2) Press the cursor buttons [A] or MY] to select the desired mode.
1: Normal volume
2: Louder volume
OFF: off
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Enjoying karaoke with non-karaoke
DVD and other sources
Remote control only
Karaoke cannot be used when radio is selected as the source or
when super surround is on.
1 Press [SHIFT] + [KARAOKE] to select
the karaoke mode.
Each time you press the button:
Non-karaoke DVD
Other sources
— Original display « —MONO R ((КАВАОКЕ |) <——-
V.MUTE: Voice mute (Lowers vocal volume)
MONO L: Only left channel sound (No vocal)
MONO R: Only right channel sound (Vocal)
Original display: Left and right channel sound
(Normal sound)
Select voice mute or no vocal for karaoke.
Vocal and no vocal may be reversed.
Y MUTE reduces the level of the vocals but does not cancel
them out completely.
2 Startthe source.
Karaoke with disc: = page 14
Karaoke with external sources: = page 38
3 Adjust volume with [VOLUME (— or
+] and [SHIFT] + [MIC VOL (— or +
and start singing along.
You can adjust the microphone volume level between 1 and 7.
To cancel
Press [SHIFT] + [KARAOKE] to clear KARAOKE |.
When using the VOICE MUTE function
Voice mute may not function effectively or noise may interfere when
using the following software.
e Monaural software
e Software with few musical instruments, including classical music
and poetry recitations
e Software with dusts or strong choruses
AR Using the echo effect
Remote contro! only
Press [SHIFT] + [ECHO] to select the desired level.
Each time you press the button:
ECHO 1 >ECHO 2->ECHO 3->ECHO 4 Original display
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To cancel, press [SHIFT] + [ECHO] to clear “ECHO”.
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This timer starts play of the selected source at the selected time.
The example shows settings for play between 6:30 and 7:40.
* Press [(/1] to turn the unit on, set the time (= page 12).
e Select the desired source for timer play.
Press [>] then insert an Audio CD, etc.
The radio
Press [TUNER/BAND] and tune in the desired station.
e Set the volume for timer play.
| Setting the timer
Each time you press the button:
CLOCK—@PLAY — Original display
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2 ONtime setting
(1) Within 8 seconds
Press [v/1-44/-<-] or [>>/»»1/]
to select the start time.
@ Press [CLOCK/TIMER].
3 OFF time setting
(D Press [v/1-4q/<<] or [>>/»b1/-]
to select finish time.
© Press [CLOCK/TIMER].
The original display is restored.
Remote control only
Turning the timer on
Press [SHIFT] + [©PLAY] to display
Each time you press the button:
OPLAY «—— Original display
Press [D] to turn the unit off.
The timer will start in the set condition at the set time.
The volume increases graduatiy to the set level,
If you set the timer incorrectly
Repeat the procedure from step 1.
To cancel the timer
@) Press [(D] to turn the unit on.
© Press [SHIFT] + [DPLAY] to clear “OPLAY",
A Using the play timer |
Turning the timer on and off
The timer comes on at the set time if “©PLAY" is displayed. The
timer can be turned on and off by pressing [SHIFT] + [OPLAY].
Checking the timer
{While the unit is on, press [CLOCK/T IMER] to select “OPLAY”.)
The timer conditions are shown in the following order.
Start time—s Finish time —Source— Volume
Playing the unit after the timer is set
The unit can be used after the timer is set.
Turn the unit off before the set time.
elf you turn the unit off and on again while the timer is functioning,
the finish time setting will not be activated.
elf the unit is on, the timer will not function. The unit must be in the
standby mode.
elf AUX is selected as the source, when the timer comes on, the
system turns on and engages AUX as the source. If you want to
play a connected unit, set the other unit's timer to the same time.
(See the other unit's instruction manual.)
eThe timer cannot be used to start program and random play.
BB en Shr B The sleep timer
Remote control only
This timer turns the unit off after a set time.
Press [SLEEP] to select the time
Each time you press the button:
SLEEP 30—— — SLEEP 60——— SLEEP 90
t SLEEP OFF-—SLEEP 120<—-—
To cancel the sieep timer
Press [SLEEP] to select “SLEEP OFF”.
To confirm the remaining time
While the timer is functioning
Press [SLEEP].
The remaining time is shown for about 5 seconds.
To change the setting
Press [SLEEP] to dispiay the remaining time, then press again to
select the required time.
Using the timers together
The play and sleep timer can be used together.
The sleep timer always has priority. Be sure not to overlap timer set-
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Muting is also canceled when the unit is turned off.
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A Dimming the display
Remote control only
Press [DIMMER].
The display's shutter closes.
To restore the display
Press [DIMMER] again.
B Muting the volume
Remote control only
Press [MUTING].
Volume is reduced to minimum.
To cancel
Press [MUTING] again.
“MUTING” goes out.
To cancel from the unit, reduce the volume to minimum (—— dB), then
raise to the required level.
Reduce the volume before connection.
Audio is automatically switched to stereo (2ch).
Avoid listening for prolonged periods of time to prevent hearing
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e Turn the unit off before making connections.
e Refer to the manual of the other unit for details.
(Cables, cords and equipment not included.)
Stereo connection cable {not included)
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EY Cassette tape deck/video cassette recorder
You can play the sound from a cassette tape deck or a video
cassette recorder through this unit's speakers or record sound
from the unit onto a cassette tape or a video cassette.
To record to a cassette or video deck, connect to LINE
To listen to sound from another unit through this unit's speak-
ers, connect to AUX (®).
Record player
Sound cannot be produced unless a phono equalizer (not in-
cluded) is connected.
A record player with a built-in phono equalizer is recommended.
Minidisc recorder
You can record sound from this unit on a minidisc.
Remove the dust cap on this unit's rear panel before use.
Use an optical fiber cable. This connection enables you 10
make digital recordings.
Amplifier with DTS or MPEG decoder
You can enjoy DTS or multichannel MPEG* by connecting an
equipment that has the necessary decoders (= page 42 tor
Remove the dust cap on this unit's rear panel and connect us-
ing an optical fiber cable.
* Multichannel MPEG output is available only on the models for
the U.K., Europe and South Africa.
TV with an S-VIDEO terminal
The S-VIDEO output terminal achieves a more vivid picture
than the VIDEO output terminal by separating the colour and
luminance signals before transmitting them to the television.
(Actual results depend on the television.)
S-VIDEO cord
(not included)
The included front speakers have superwoofers, but by con-
necting a subwoofer, you can enhance the bass effect found on
DVDs encoded with Dolby Digital (= page 30 for operation).
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1 Press [AUX].
The unit comes on automatically.
2 Operate the unit.
See the unit's manual for details on operation and connection.
Select the desired source,
Start recording on the external unit and start playing the source to be
ETE television with the
You can use the remote control to operate a Panasonic television,
Turning the television on/off
Press [SHIFT] + [TV (1.
Switching the television's video input mode
Press [SHIFT] + [TV/VIDEO].
Changing channels
Press [SHIFT] + [TV CH (a or v)].
Some models cannot be operated by this remote control.
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9 Other Settings
Press RETURN to exit |
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Press RETURN to exit :
Changing the initial settings
Remote control only
Once the initial settings have been completed, the unit can always
be operated under the same conditions.
Press [+] to select disc as the source.
The unit comes on automatically.
If play starts, press [IM] to stop.
1 While the disc is stopped
Press [SHIFT] + [SETUP].
The initial settings menu is displayed.
Press the cursor buttons (A, ¥) to
highlight the item, and press [ENTER].
3 Press the cursor buttons (<, », 4,
\) to select the item, and press
Repeat step 3 as the menus require to make the changes.
Steps 2 and 3 can also be done with the numbered buttons.
Press the number next io the required item.
For example, press [3] to select “3 Menu Language”.
To return to the previous screen
Press [RETURN].
To exit the initial settings menu
Press [SHIFT] + [SETUP!.
The initial settings cannot be accessed while program mode
(= page 22) or random mode (= page 23) is on.
Press [PLAY MODE] to cancel the mode.
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This chart shows the initial settings for this unit.
See page 39 tor details on operation.
Shaded items are the factory settings.
The menu and on-screen message language has been factory pre-
set to English. You can change the language by going to “3 Menu
Language” and selecting the preferred language.
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1 Disc Languages 1 Audio MEA EEN Africa rs}
«4 ; English: 5 Spanish A” English.
2 French 6 Original 2 Chinese
3 German 7 Other sk 3 Original
4 |talian 4 Other **+**%
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- Automatic 5 Italian 1: Automatic
> English 6 Spanish 2 English
3 French 7 Other ***»% 3 Chinese
4 German 4 Other sk kkk
3 Menus hi U.K., Europe and South Africa EEE
: English: 4 Italian 17 English
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2 Ratings
Level 8 (all DVDs can be played) to level O (play of all
DVDs is prohibited)
The factory setting is level 8.
You must also set a password if you change the rating to
any level other than “8” (= page 42).
3 Menu Language
For Ш Г .K., Europe and South Africa
For others .
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6 NTSC Disc Output
1 English 4 italiano — 1.1 English
2 Francais 5 Español 2 HI
3 Deutsch
4 On-Screen Messages | 1 On-Screen Messages € “on 2 Off
2 Colour and Position 1: Bub; 4 Blue
(Color and Position) 2 Violet 1 5 Violet >[=== |
3 Green — 6 Green
5 TV Aspect M: da"
2 16:9
6 Digital Audio Output 1 PCM Down Conversion 1: No: 2 Yes
2 Dolby Digital 1 Bitstréam 2 PCM
3 DTS Digital Surround 1 Off 2 Bitstream
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4 MPEG 1.5 PCM” 2 Bitstream
7 Speaker Setting Center speaker delay time 0 ms: 1.3 ms 2.6 ms 3.9 ms 5.3 ms
Surround speaker delay time o-ms' 5.3 ms 10.6 ms 15.9 ms
9 Other Settings 1 Still Mode 1: Айфтанс
2 Field
3 Frame
2 Audio during Search 12 T_ 2 Off
1 PAL 60 (Factory setting for the U.K., Europe and South Africa)
2 NTSC (Factory setting for others)
Changes to the initial settings remain intact after the unit is turned off.
Do the setting procedures again to restore to the original settings.
There is no item 8.
Setting details
Select the soundtrack language. Some discs are designed to start in a certain language despite any changes you make here.
Input a code number with the numbered buttons when you select “Other + >" (= page 44).
Select the subtitle language. Some discs are designed to start in a certain language despite any changes you make here.
Input a code number with the numbered buttons when you select “Other À” (æ page 44),
Select the language for the top menu and other menus shown by the disc.
Input a code number with the numbered buttons when you select “Other * >" (æ page 44).
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EEE EEE mE Es mmm mm sm mmm mmm mS Sm mm EEE TE EET
Set a ratings level for playing DVD. The DVDs must have rating levels recorded on them for this feature to be effective. Discs with this
feature will be marked. The password screen is shown if you choose levels 7 to O.
Level 8: All DVD can be played.
Level 7 to level 1: Prohibits play of DVD with ratings recorded on them.
Level 0: Prohibits play of all DVDs.
Select the language used for menus and messages the unit displays on the television (including these menus).
Select the color and position of on-screen messages and GUI.
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Select the aspect ratio to suit your television. |
4:3: Regular television 16:9: Widescreen television
Make settings for the audio signals output through OPT. DIGITAL OUT (= page 42).
The optimum when listening to 5.1 channel sound is for all the speakers, except for the subwoofer, to be the same distance from the
listening position. You can adjust the delay time for the center and surround speakers to make up for differences in distances between the
speakers (= page 44). These adjustments are effective when playing DVDs encoded with Dolby Digital.
Select a picture type for when the picture is paused.
Field: Less blurred field stills are shown. Select if jittering occurs when “1 Automatic” is selected.
Frame: Sharper frame stills are shown. Select if small text or fine patterns cannot be seen clearly when “4 Automatic” is selected.
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Select whether to have dynamic range compression on or off during play of Dolby Digital software. Dynamic range is the difference between
the loudest sound and the softest sound. By compressing this range, you can listen at low volume but still enjoy clear dialog.
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Select whether to output the video signal on NTSC discs as PAL 60 or as NTSC.
If you have connected a PAL system television, select "1 PAL 60".
If you have connected a NTSC system or a multi system television, select “2 NTSC".
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Timer and others Ш
To change the level setting or the password
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UN Ne | @ Select “2 Ratings”. Г пы Wu Tokko Taga THA
; A E The password screen is uE
; Entera 4-digit password, —-:| | h < $ Enter your 4-diglt password, || ¢
+ then press ENTER, 1% shown. 1 then press ENTER, ; ‘
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Press RETURN to exit : KE
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@ Input a 4-digit password CTI TEE TRIER
; EN CRE Sl o i Tone FRET IE Тот
with the numbered buttons O Bin zz Ra RE the pr buttons and € > è PUÑOS, Fi НЫ ë
¡Ea |. Remember the password, | |. * Change Password |
: NEO: | И {2 |; 3 Change Level a
5 Re. и Дов ä i ` #
“orl él SEL 4 Temporary Unlock As
Example: “4343” A e @ : o |
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“Press ENTER to continue «|; a a A
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@ Select the item with the cursor buttons and press [ENTER].
@ Press [ENTER].
The initial setting menu is + Unlock Player: The rating level returns to 8 and the play-
restored. er is unlocked.
2 Change Password: You can change the password.
Enter new 4 digits and press [ENTER],
then press [ENTER] again.
You can change the rating {evel
Select a new level with the cursor bul-
tons (4 or Y), then press [ENTER].
4 Temporary Unlock: The player is unlocked temporarily only
for the current disc. The player is locked
again when the disc tray is opened or the
player is turned off.
3 Change Level:
Press [RETURN] to restore the initial setting menu.
Selecting digital output
audio Output.
Select the digital output to be ETE
output from the OPT. DIGITAL . Ter
OUT terminal. Select “6 Digit- |
3 DTS Digital Surround |
Select the output during play of DVDs encoded with DTS Digital
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al Audio Output” to display this № :2 Dolby Digital
screen (for the U.K., Europe ; Bitstream :| * When “1 Off” is selected
; Les - 3 DTS Digital Surround Off qu RE |
and South Africa). WY 4 MPEG POM No digital audio is output
When “2 Bitstream” is selected
DTS Digital Surround bitstream is output.
4 Press RETURN to exit
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МА F “В En E AE AE чае de =H В a
Timer and others
(Only for the U.K., Europe and South Africa)
1 PCM Down Conversion 4 MPEG
Select the output when playing DVDs recorded in 96 kHz linear Select the output.during play of DVDs encoded with MPEG.
When “1 No” is selected
No digita! audio is output.
Audio will be output using the original audio recording system if
the DVD has not been copyright-protected.
When “2 Yes" is selected
Digital audio converted to 48 kHz/16 bit is output,
¢ Digital output of PCM audio is restricted to 48 kHz/16 bit or be-
low for copyright-protection.
elf it is set to “2 Yes”, the player converts finear PCM to 48 kHz
even during analog output,
Dolby Digital
Select the signal format to be output during play of DVDs encod-
ed with Dolby Digital.
When “tf Bitstream” is selected
Dotby Digital bitstream (1ch-5.1ch) is output.
When “2 PCM" is selected
Digital audio converted to 48 kHz/16 bit PCM (2ch) is output.
When “1 PCM" is selected
Digital audio converted to 48 kHz/16 bit PCM (2ch) is output.
When “2 Bitstream” is selected |
MPEG bitstream (1-7.1 ch) is output.
To enjoy DTS or Multichannel MPEG *
The unit cannot decode DTS or Multichannel MPEG,
To enjoy DTS or Multichannel MPEG, connect this unit to an equip-
ment that has the necessary decoders (mw page 37) and select
“2 Bitstream”.
* Muitichannel MPEG output is available only on the models for
the U.K., Europe and South Africa.
“DTS” and “DTS Digital Surround" are trademarks of Digital
Theater Systems, Inc.
How different kinds of software appear on your television
DVD software is recorded in a variety of picture formats, and how they appear on your television depends on the
you have, and the picture mode your television is set to.
e Letterbox refers to pictures where black bands appear at the top and bottom.
ePan 3 Scan refers to pictures where part of the picture is cut off so it fills the whole screen.
software, the kind of television
Television and
picture made
Wide screen,
non-Pan and Scan
4:3 16:9 16:9 16:9
full mode zoom mode auto mode
Software format
Wide screen, Edges cut off
Pan and Scan
Full screen Top and bottom cut off Full screen
Full screen
Screen stretched
Full screen with black
bands on the left and right
Regular (4:3),
Letterbox with screen
stretched horizontally
Letterbox with extremities
of picture stretched
The names given to the television picture modes depend on the maker of your television. There may also be slight differences in how the
appear on the screen. Refer to your television's operating instructions for details.
Timer and others
Timer and others BB
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Calculating delay time |
The sound from speakers can reach the listening position at different times depending on placement. You can allow for this difference by changing
the delay time of the center and surround speakers.
Center speaker delay time
If D1 = D2, then set delay time to 0 ms.
If D1 > D2, then set delay time as follows:
Difference between D1 and D2 Delay time
50 cm 1.3 ms
100 em 2.6 ms
150 cm 3.9 ms
200 cm 5.3 ms
Ideal position of the
muaa Center speaker
Ч A La Ideal position of the
e al surround speaker
It is recommended to place ail
the speakers inside of this circte.
D1: The distance from the front speaker
D2: The distance from the center speaker
D3: The distance from the surround speaker
Surround speaker delay time
If D1 = D3, then set delay time to 0 ms.
If D1 > D3, then set delay time as follows:
Difference between D1 and D3
200 cm
400 cm
600 cm
Delay time
5.3 ms
10.6 ms
15.9 ms
Center delay time
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Surround delay time
To adjust speaker level balance, exit from the initial settings and use
the operations described on page 30.
— Language code list |
6566: Abkhazian 7074: Fiji
6565: Afar 7073: Finnish
6570: Afrikaans 7082: French
8381: Albanian 7089: Frisian
6577: Ameharic 7176; Galician
6582: Arabic 7565: Georgian
7289: Armenian ‚| 6869: German
6583: Assamese 6976: Greek
6588: Aymara 7576: Greenlandic
6580: Azerbaijani 7178: Guarani
6665: Bashkir 7185: Gujarati
6985: Basque 7265: Hausa
6678: Bengali;Bangla 7387: Hebrew
6890. Bhutani 7273: Hindi
6672: Bihari 7285: Hungarian
6682: Breton 7383: Icelandic
66/1: Bulgarian 7165: Irish
/789: Burmese 7378: Indonesian
6669: Byelorussian 7365: Interlingua
7577: Cambodian 7384: Italian
6765: Catalan 7465: Japanese
9072: Chinese 7487; Javanese
6779: Corsican 7578: Kannada
7282: Croatian 7583: Kashmiri
6783: Czech 7575: Kazakh
6865: Danish 7589: Kirghiz
7876: Dutch 7579: Korean
6978: English 7585: Kurdish
6979: Esperanto 7665: Latin
6984: Estonian 7686: Lativian, Lettish
7079: Faroese 7678: Lingala
7679: Laotian 8373: Singhalese
7684; Lithuanian 8375: Slovak
7775: Macedonian 8376: Slovenian
7771: Malagasy 8379: Somali
7783: Malay 6983: Spanish
7776: Malayalam 8385: Sundanese
7784: Maltese 8387: Swahili
7773: Maori 8386: Swedish
7782: Marathi 8476: Tagalog
7779. Moldavian | 8471: Tajik
7778: Mongolian 8465: Tamil
7865: Nauru 8484: Tatar
7869: Nepali 8469: Telugu
7879: Norwegian 8472: Thai
7982: Oriya 6679: Tibetan
8065: Punjabi 8473: Tigrinya
8083: Pashto, Pushto 8479: Tonga
7065: Persian 8482: Turkish
8076: Polish 8475: Turkmen
8084: Portuguese 8487: Twi
8185: Quechua 8575: Ukrainian
8277. Rhaeto-Romance 8582: Urdu
8279: Romanian 8590: Uzbek
8285: Russian 8673: Vietnamese
8377: Samoan 8679: Volapük
8365: Sanskrit 6789: Welsh
7168: Scots Gaelic 8779; Wolof
8382: Serbian 8872: Xhosa
8372: Serbo-Croatian 7473: Yiddisn
8378: Shona 8979: Yoruba
83608: Sindhi 2085: Zulu
Front speaker power output
RMS power output
THD 10 %, both channels driven
Total bi-amp power
Power output in Super Surround
RMS power output
THD 10 %, both channels driven
Center (at 1kHz)
10 W per channel (6 ©)
10 W per channei (6 C2)
20 W per channel
10 W per channel (6 Q)
10 W per channel (6 ©)
10 W (6 Q)
Surround (at 1 kHz) 10 W per channel (6 Q)
Total 70 W
PMPO power output 1400 W
Input sensitivity
AUX 250 mV
Except for the U.K., Europe and South Africa
MIC 0.8 MY
Input Impedance
Except for the U.K, Europe and South Africa
MIC 600 Q
Frequency range 87.50-108.00 MHz (50 kHz step)
Sensitivity 1.8 pV (IHF)
S/N 26 dB 1.5 uv
Antenna terminals 75 Q (unbalanced)
Frequency range
(For the U.K., Europe and South Africa)
522-1629 kHz (9 kHz step)
522-1629 kHz (9 kHz step)
520-1630 kHz (10 kHz step)
(For others)
S/N 20 dB at 999 kHz 500 uY/m
DVD-Video 8 cm/12 cm single-sided, single-layer
8 cm/12 cm single-sided, double-layer
8 cm/12 cm double-sided, double-layer
(One layer per side)
Video CD/CD 8 cm/12 cm
Signal system
(For the U.K., Europe and South Africa)
(For others) NTSC/PAL (decided by disc format)
Output level Composite video 1 Vp-p (75 0)
S-VIDEO Y 1 Vp-p (75 0)
S-VIDEO C 0.300 Vp-p {75 Q/PAL)
0.286 Vp-p (75 Q/NTSC)
Sampling frequency
CD 44.1 kHz
DVD 48 kHz/96 kHz
Decoding 16/20/24 bit linear
Wow and flutter Below measurable limit
Digital filter 8 fs
D/A converter Delta-sigma DAC
Pick up
Beam Source Semiconductor Laser
Wavelength 665 nm
[Front speakers SB-PMOBS!
Super woofer
Input power
Sound pressure level
Cross over frequency
Frequency range
Dimensions (WXHXD)
[Center speaker SB-PCB80)
Full range
Input power
Sound pressure level
Frequency range
Dimensions (WXHXD)
[Surround speakers SB-PS80|
Full range
Input power
Sound pressure level
Frequency range
Dimensions (WXHXD)
Power supply
3 way, 3 speaker
14 cm cone type
10 em cone type
6 em cone type
6 0
30 W (Music)
30 W (Music)
86 dB/W (1.0 m)
110 Hz, 6 kHz
43 Hz—22 kHz (—16 dB)
52 Hz—20 kHz (—10 dB)
179x261x312 mm
3.7 kg
1 way, 1 speaker
8 cm cone type
60 W (Music)
79 dB/W (1.0 m}
80 Hz-22 kHz (—16 dB)
110 Hz-20 kHz (-10 dB)
88x158x 105 mm
0.8 kg
1 way, 1 speaker
8 cm cone type
60 W (Music)
79 dB/W (1.0 m)
80 Hz—22 kHz (— 16 dB)
110 Hz—20 kHz (—10 dB)
88x158x105 mm
0.7 kg
(For the U.K., Europe and South Africa)
{For others)
Power consumption
(For the U.K., Europe and South Africa)
(For others)
Dimensions (WXHXxD)
(For the U.K., Europe and South Africa)
(For others)
AC 230-240 Y, 50 Hz
AC 230-240 V, 50/60 Hz
85 W
90 W
Approx. 0.6 W
250% 131x323 mm
5.2 kg
5.6 kg
1. Specifications are subject to change without notice.
Mass and dimensions are approximate.
5 Total harmonic distortion is measured by the digital spectrum
References НЕ
Before requesting service, make the below checks. If you can't fix the unit as described below, or if something not listed here occurs, refer to the
enclosed directory to locate an Authorized Service Center convenient to you or contact your dealer.
Reference pages are shown as black circled numbers O.
Common Problems
: No sound. as Do Turn the volúme up. = +. A RTE EE EA a ;
3 СР Тиле speaker cords: may y'he shored Turn the unit of check and correct ne connoctions and d urn -
LS the unit on, ‚©: o: E TE By AA MR Sua, DÉ de
Sound is unfixed, reversed or Check speaker connections. д, ©
comes from one speaker only.
Humming h heard during play... я „Ап АС mains ado or r fluorescent len: is near the: cords: Keep other appliances and cords away from.
this unit's: cords, . SE
5 N В ив possible in your area, rn the AC mains load 8 pac of "connector over to reverse e he ple 5
Tooke TA A x -
“ERROR” is displayed. Incorrect operation performed. Read the instructions and ya again
| fom =" ‘appears on the e display. - | Yóup plugged the: mains: siead! in for the first due or r here was, a +A pom failure reten... › . go TEL
da | “| -Set the time. D. a En ee
“F61’ ” 15 displayed. Check and correct speaker cord connections. o. o
If this does not fix the problem, there is a power Supply problem. ( Consult the dealer.
- Ce on a a
DVD | Ur is displayed. UE The disc i is dirty. Wipe it with a soft cloth.’
“DVD H ОС” is displayed. A problem has occurred. Turn the unit off and y unplug the AC mains lead. Wait. a moment and then
(JO will be numbers.) plug the cord in and turn on the unit again. !f the unit is stil! not working correctly, consult the dealer.
Playing discs
“The display Is wrong or r play м won mt “E The ‘disc may. be. Upside down. ©. o 2 г 5 В ВЕ ; ci © Ce г i AE. DS ; - o ; ; fa в na
start. Ш N o Wipe the disc: o do, ala ED - i 25 A | e Srey
a E EE | Replace the dise it it is‘ ‘scratched, warped, of hohsfandard.- Pre EE rs TEE 5
Condensation: may. have formed: inside the unit due to; a sudden hare | in omparature wails about
an hous for it. to’ clear ang: ty again. A REST ; с ЭТИ 2 15e:
The picture does not appear on The region number of the disc doesn’ | match the regio on n number of this. unit. ©
the TV, when playing DVD. Connect the video connection cord. ©, ©
Setthe TV to video input mode.
The picture does’ not appear on - “| Connect the video connection cord: ©, o. TE E Te
the TV, when playing: Video CD. к. | Set the TV to video, input mode: Du te т - 5 EEE EPI A EIN EE INE LAR A Too
The initial settings menu cannot Select disc as the source.
be accessed. Cancel program and random play. ©, ©
; You have forgotten your ratings + ; Reset the unit to. its original factory Settings by doing thie following procedures. TE el Fen] e ;
: password. _ = e EL O Press LJ on the main unit'and [210] ¢ on the'remote control at the. same e time ora about 3 seconds
E: until the message “Ihitialized” disappears fr from the Television screen. E e
ARS ‚© Turn the-unit off and on again. Da AL FESTE En
Listening to the radio
Noise is heard. Use an outdoor antenna. ©
The stereo indicator flickers or
doesn’t light.
Sound is distorted.
References -
A beat sound. is heard... 6 EL ; sof Tum the TV off or: separate it from the unit.
À low hum is heard during AM Separate the antenna from other cables and cords.
When there is a television set nearby
The picture on the TV disappears a „The: location and orientation of the antenna are incorrect, If: you are using € an indoor antenna;
or stripes e appear © on nthe screen. | change to an outdoor antenna... |
LA | ah - |. The ТУ. antenna-wire is. 100. close to the unit. separate he antenna wire of the TV set from the unit.
The remote control
The remote control doesn't work. Check the batteries are inserted correctly. ®
Replace the batteries if they are worn.
TB mT Tea A
= If the surfaces are dirty |
To clean this unit, wipe with a soft, dry cloth.
If the surfaces are extremely dirty, use a soft cloth dipped in a soap-
and-water solution of a weak detergent solution.
e Never use alcohol, paint thinner or benzine to ctean this unit.
eBefore using chemically treated cloth, read the instructions that
came with the cloth carefully.
This is the smallest division on DVD and is roughly equivalent to a
This is the largest division on DVD.
This is the smallest division on Video CD and Audio CD, and usually
equates to a single song.
PBC (Playback control)
This method of controlling disc play is included on version 2.0 Video
CDs. You are able to interact with the disc through menus.
N Digital audio
This is the digital form of multiple channel audio data (e.g. 5.1 chan-
nel) before it is decoded into its various channels.
A decoder restores the coded audio signals on DVDs to normal.
This is calied decoding.
DTS (Digital Theater Systems)
This method of coding digital signals was developed by Digital
Theater Systems. The signals are compressed at a low ratio to main-
tain sound quality.
Linear PCM (Pulse code modulation)
PCM is the usual digital method used for Audio CDs. DVDs have a
greater volume so they use linear PCM, which has a higher sampling
Sampling rate
This is the number of samples of sound taken per second during
conversion to a digital signal. Sampling frequency is expressed in
kilohertz (kHz). A high sampling frequency results in a sound close
to the original when played back.
Frames are the still pictures that go together to make a moving pic-
ture. There are about thirty frames shown each second.
One frame is made up of two fields. A regular television shows these
fields one after the other to create frames.
Frame still and field still
A still is shown when you pause a moving picture. A frame still is
made up of two alternating fields, so the picture may appear blurred,
but overall quality is high. A field still is not blurred, but it has only half
the information of a frame still so picture quality is lower.
MPEG 2, the video compression standard adapted for use with DVD,
codes frames using these three picture types.
|: Intra coded picture {I-picture}
This is the standard picture and is a complete picture in itself.
This means it has the best picture quality and is the best to use
when adjusting the picture.
P: Predictive coded picture (P-picture)
This picture is calculated based on past | and P-pictures.
B: Bidirectionally-predictive coded picture (B-picture)
This picture is calculated by comparing past and future ! and P-
pictures so it has the lowest volume of information.
Corporation. Reverse engineering or disassembly is prohibited.
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
Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
Osaka 542-8588, Japan
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