Apex Digital GT2715DV Operating instructions

TV/DVD COMBO
GT2715DV
OPERATION MANUAL
Read this manual carefully before operation.
CONTENTS
BEFORE OPERATION .............................................................................................................................1
lNTRODUCTlON
Features.................................................................................................................................................10
To Connect the Antenna.........................................................................................................................11
Remote Batteries...................................................................................................................................11
To Connect External Equipment............................................................................................................12
Control Buttons......................................................................................................................................14
TV FUNCTIONS
Tuning in......................................................................................................................................... .......17
General Operation.......................................................................... ...................................................... 17
Quick Start to the Menus.......................................................................................................................19
Function SeIection................................................................................................................................. 19
Picture Improvement..............................................................................................................................21
Sound Improvement...............................................................................................................................21
Time Setting............................................................................................................................................22
Childlock.................................................................................................................................................22
DVD FUNCTIONS
MP3 Operation.......................................................................................................................................23
Playing Back a Disc...............................................................................................................................24
Locating a Specific Title, Chapter or Track............................................................................................27
Zooming a Picture..................................................................................................................................29
Selecting the Camera Angle/Language/Audio Settings.........................................................................30
Playing in a Favorite Order.................................................................................................................... 31
Selecting Subtitles................................................................................................................................. 32
Playing Repeatedly................................................................................................................................ 32
Playing Back Yor KODAK Picture CD....................................................................................................33
Playing Your JPEG Files........................................................................................................................34
Using the On-screen Display................................................................................................................. 35
Setting the Parental Lock.......................................................................................................................36
Customizing the Function Settings........................................................................................................37
SPEClFICATIONS.......................................................................................................................................38
TROUBLESHOOTlNG GUIDE....................................................................................................................39
TV / DVD Combo Warranty Information...................................................................................................40
Note:
The OSD and illustration in this manuaI may be somewhat different from the actual situation.
PIease take the unit as the standard.
BEFORE OPERATION
Dear Customer:
Congratulations! You have purchased one of the finest TV/DVD combos on the market!
This manuaI wiIl help you use the many exciting and usefuI features to make your unit viewing more enjoyabIe than ever before.
Before operating your unit, pIease read alI these safety and operating instructions completely and then retain for future reference.
Customer's Record
You wiIl find the model number and chassis number on the back of your unit.
Record these numbers in the spaces provided beIow.
Refer to them whenever you caII upon your Apex deaIer regarding this product.
Model Number: GT2715DV
Chassis Number: CH-10C3(D)
Safety Precautions
WARNING:
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FlRE OR ELECTRlC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAlN OR MOISTURE.
The Iightning symboI in the triangIe tells
CAUTION
you that the voltage inside this product
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
may be strong enough to cause an
eIectric shock.
NOT TRY TO SERVlCE THlS
CAUTION : TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELEC-
PRODUCT YOURSELF.
TRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER(OR
BACK). NO USER SERVICEABLE PARTS lN-
The excIamation point in the triangIe tells
SlDE. REFER SERVlClNG TO QUALlFIED
you that important operating and mainte-
SERVlCE PERSONNEL.
nance instructions foIlow this symboI.
CAUTIONS:
TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT USE THlS POLARlZED PLUG WlTH AN EXTENSION CORD RECEPTACLE OR OTHER OUTLET UNLESS THE PRONGS CAN BE FULLY INSERTED INTO THE OUTLET TO PREVENT
ANY EXPOSURE
OF THE PRONGS ON THE POLARIZED PLUG.
USE OF CONTROLS OR ADJUSTMENTS OR PERFORMANCE OF PROCEDURES OTHER THAN THOSE SPECIFIED
HEREIN MAY RESULT IH HAZARDOUS RADIATION EXPOSURE. DO NOT STARE INTO BEAM.
The unit employs a Laser System. To prevent direct exposure to the laser beam, do not try to open the enclosure. Visible laser
radiation when open and interlocks defeated.
Avoid dispIaying stationary images on your TV screen for extended periods of time. Stationary patterns generated by
computer dispIays, video games, stock market reports, etc. can become permanentIy engrained on the picture tube.
This damage is not protected by your warranty as it is the result of misuse. ShouId you wish to use your Apex TV/DVD combo
to dispIay stiIl images, it is aIways advisabIe to reduce brightness and contrast settings. Never Ieave a video game or computer display unattended.
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BEFORE OPERATlON (continued)
Safety Precautions
(continued)
WARNING:
THE REGION CODE FOR THE UNIT IS 1.
Since it is very usual for DVD movies to be released at different times in different regions of the
world, all players have region codes and disks can have an optional region code. If you load a disk of a
different region code to your player, you will see the region code notice on the screen. The disk will not
play, and should be unloaded.
NOTE TO CABLE INSTALLER IN THE USA:
This reminder is provided to call your attention to Article 820-40 of te NEC that provides guidelines for proper grounding and,
in particular, specifies that the cable ground shall be connected to the grounding system of the building, as close to the point
of cable entry as practical.
Important Safety lnstructions
CAUTlON
PLEASE READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS, KEEP THESE INSTRUCTIONS
AND HEED ALL WARNINGS.
FOLLOW ALL INSTRUCTIONS.
EIectricaI energy can perform many usefuI functions. This TV set has been engineered and manufactured to assure your
personaI safety. However improper use can resuIt in potential eIectricaI shock or fire hazards. In order not to defeat the safe
guards incorporated in this TV set, observe the foIlowing basic rules for antenna/ TV instaIIation, use and servicing. All operating and use instructions shouId be foIlowed.
Do not remove the cabinet cover. This may expose you to dangerous voItages. Refer all servicing to quaIified service personnel.
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BEFORE OPERATlON (continued)
Precautions
Water and Moisture Warnings- Do not use the unit
near water-for exampIe, near a bath tub, wash
bowl, kitchen sink, or Iaundry tub; in a wet
basement; or near a swimming pool; and the
like. The unit shaII not be exposed to dripping or
spIashing and no objects filIed with liquids, such
as vases, shaIl be placed on the unit.
Power Sources - The unit should be operated only
from the type of power source indicated on the unit or
as indicated in the Operation Manual. If you are not
sure of the type of power supply in your home, consult
your sales person or your Iocal power company. For
unit designed to operate from battery power, or other
sources, refer to the operating instructions.
~ 120V AC
VentiIation-SIots and openings in the cabinet are
provided for ventilation and to ensure reIiabIe
operation of the unit and to protect it from
overheating, and these openings must not be
bIocked or covered. The openings should never
be blocked by pIacing the unit on a bed, sofa,
rug,or other similar surface. This unit should not
be pIaced in a built-in instaIIation such as a
bookcase or rack unIess proper ventilation is provided or the manufacturer's instructions have
been adhered to.
Grounding or PoIarization - Do not defeat the
safety purpose of the polarized or groundingtype plug. A polarized plug has two blades with
one wider than the other. A grounding - type plug
has two blades and a third grounding prong. The
wide blade or the third prong is provided for your
safety. If the provided plug does not fit into your
outlet, consult an electrician for replacement of the
obsolete outlet.
Wide bIade
Lame Iarge
Cuchilla ancha
Alternate Warnings -This plug wiIl onIy fit into a
grounding-type power outIet. This is a safety feature.
If you are unable to insert the plug into the outlet,
contact your electrician to have a suitable outlet installed. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the grounding plug.
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BEFORE OPERATlON (continued)
Precautions
(continued)
Accessories -Do not place the unit on an unstable cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table. The unit
may faII, causing serious injury to a chiId or
aduIt, and serious damage to the unit. Use onIy
with a cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table recom mended by the manufacturer, or accessory re commended by the manufacturer, or soId with the
TV set, and shouId use a mounting accessory
recommended by the manufacturer.
Heat-Do not install near any heat sources such
as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including ampIifiers ) that produce heat.
Overloading -Do not overload waIl outlets, extension cords or integraI convenience receptacIes as
this can result in fire or electric shock.
A product and cart combination should be moved
with care. Quick stops, excessive force, and uneven surfaces may cause the unit and cart
combination to overturn.
Lightning-For added protection for this unit
during a lightning storm, or when it is Ieft
unattended and unused for long periods of time,
unpIug it from the waIl outlet and disconnect the
antenna or cabIe system. This wiIl prevent damage
to the product due to lightning and power-line
surges.
Object and Liquid Entry-Never push objects of
any kind into the unit through openings as they
may touch dangerous voItage points or short-out
parts that couId resuIt in a fire or eIectric
shock. Never spill liquid of any kind on the
unit.
Power-Cord Protection-Protect the power
cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at p l u g s , c o n v e n i e n c e r e c e p t a c l e s , a n d
t h e p o i n t where they exit from the apparatus.
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BEFORE OPERATlON (continued)
Precautions (continued)
Cleaning-Unplug the unit from the walI outlet
before cIeaning or poIishing it. Do not use liquid
cleaners or aerosoI cIeaners. Use a dry cIoth for
cleaning the exterior of the unit.
Damage Requiring Service - Unplug the unit
from the waIl outlet and refer servicing to qualified
service personneI under the folIowing conditions:
a. lf the power cord or plug is damaged or
frayed.
Attachments -Do not use attachments not recommended by the product manufacturer as they may
cause hazards or electric shock.
b. lf Iiquid has been spiIIed or objects have fallen
into the unit.
lf a snapping or popping sound from a unit is
heard continuousIy or frequentIy while the unit
is operated, unpIug the unit and consuIt your
dealer or service technician. It is normal for some
unit to make occasional snapping or popping
sounds, particuIarIy when being turned on or off.
c.lf the unitt has been exposed to rain or water.
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BEFORE OPERATlON (continued)
Precautions
(continued)
d. If the unit has been subject to excessive shock
by being dropped, or the cabinet has been
damaged.
RepIacement Parts - When replacement parts are
required, be sure the service technician has used
repIacement parts specified by the manufacturer or
have the same characteristics as the originaI
parts. Unauthorized substitutions may result in fire,
electric shock, or other hazards.
e. If the unit does not operate normalIy by foIlowing
the operating instructions. Adjust onIy those controIs
that are covered by the operating instructions as an
improper adjustment of other controls may resuIt in
damage and will often require extensive work by a
qualified technician to restore the unit to its normal
operation.
f.When the unit exhibits a distinct change in performance-this indicates a need for service.
Safety Check - Upon compIetion of any service or
repairs to the unit, ask the service technician to
perform routine safety checks to determine that the
TV set is in proper operating condition.
When the unit reaches the end of its useful Iife,
improper disposaI couId result in a picture tube
implosion. Ask a qualified service technician to
dispose of the unit.
Servicing - Do not attempt to service the unit
yourseIf as opening or removing covers may
expose you to dangerous voItage or other hazards.
Refer aIl servicing to qualified service personneI.
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BEFORE OPERATlON (continued)
Precautions
(continued)
ANTENNA
Outdoor Antenna Grounding-if an outdoor antenna is instaIIed, foIlow the precautions below.
An outdoor antenna system should not be Iocated in the vicinity of overhead power lines or other electric Iight or power
circuits, or where it can come in contact with such power lines or circuits.
WHEN lNSTALLlNG AN OUTDOOR ANTENNA SYSTEM, EXTREME CARE SHOULD BE TAKEN TO KEEP FROM
CONTACTlNG SUCH POWER LINES OR ClRCUlTS AS CONTACT WlTH THEM IS ALMOST INVARlABLY FATAL
Be sure the antenna system is grounded so as to provide some protection against voltage surges and built-up static
charges. Section 810 of the National Electrical Code in USA and Section 54 of the Canadian ElectricaI Code(ANSl/NFPA
70) in Canada provides information with respect to proper grounding of the mast and supporting structure, grounding
of the Iead-in wire to an antenna discharge unit,size of grounding conductors, Iocation of antenna discharge unit, connection to grounding electrodes, and requirements for the grounding electrode.
Example of antenna grounding according to NationaIEIectricaI Code (NEC )
Antenna lead-in wire
Ground clamp
Antenna discharge unit
(NEC Section 810.20)
Electric service equipment
Ground clamp
Grounding conductors
(NEC Section 810.21)
Power service grounding electrode system
(NEC Air 250 Part H)
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BEFORE OPERATlON (continued)
FCC Warning
Class B Computing Device
Information to User
This equipment has been tested and found to compIy with the Iimits for a class B digitaI device pursuant to part
15 of FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonabIe protection against harmful interference in a
residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not
instalIed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmfuI interference to radio communications.
However, there is no guarantee that interference wiIl not occur in a particuIar instaIlation. lf this equipment off and
on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the foIIowing measures:
1 ) Reorient or reIocate the receiving antenna.
2) lncrease the separation between the equipment and receiver.
3) Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
4) ConsuIt the deaIer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help and for additionaI suggestions.
The user may find the foIlowing booklet prepared by the FederaI Communications Commission helpfuI: How to
ldentify and ResoIve Radio -TV Interference Problems”. This bookIet is available from the US Government
Printing Office. Washington, D. C 20402, Stock No. 004-000-00345-4.
FCC Warning
The user is cautioned that changes or modifications not expressly approved by the manufacturer could void the
user's authority to operate the equipment.
NOTE: ln order for an installation of the product to maintain compIiance with the Iimits for a CIass B device.
shielded cables must be used.
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BEFORE OPERATlON (continued)
Notes on Discs
HOW TO HANDLE, CLEAN, AND STORE DISCS.
Handling discs
DO NOT TOUCH THE PLAYBACK SIDE OF THE DISC.
DO NOT ATTACH PAPER OR TAPE TO DISCS.
Note: APEX DIGITAL INC. SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR DAMAGE
THAT MAY OCCUR TO A DISC FROM BEING OPERATEDD IN THE UNIT.
Cleaning discs
Fingerpints and dirt on the disc cause picture and sound deterioration.
Wipe the disc from the center outward with a soft cloth. Always keep the disc clean.
If you cannot wipe off the dirt off, wipe the disc lightly with a slightly moistened soft cloth and finish witha
dry cloth.
Do not use any of solvent such as paint thinner, benzine, commercially available cleaners or anti-static
spray for vinyl LP’s
Storing discs
Do not store discs in places subject to direct sunlight or near heat sources.
Do not store discs in places subject to moisture and dust.
Store discs vertically in a case. Stacking or placing objects on discs outside of their case may cause
warping.
Playable discs
This unit can play back the following discs.
Disk Mark
DVD
video
disc
Contains
Audio
+
Video
(moving
pictures)
Disc Size
Approx. 4 hours
(single sided disc)
12cm
12cm
Audio
CD
Audio
Maximum playback time
Approx. 8 hours
(double sided disc)
Approx. 74 minutes
8cm
Approx. 20minutes
(CD single)
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Notes on regional numbers
DVDs are divided into separate regions. The
United States and Canada are designated as
region 1 DVD. Your unit plays region 1 DVDs
only.
INTRODUCTION
Features
True FIat Picture Tube
English/French/Spanish Menus
. The unique English/French/Spanish menu control function makes the operation more easily.
On/Off Timer
. The TV automatically turns off and on and tunes to the desired channel at the time when programmed.
Childlock Function
. Prevents children from watching TV for a long period of time. Especially when parents are out .
Channel Scan
. Displays all channels set in the Add mode.
Parental Control
. Prevents children from watching programs not suitable for them.
CCD /Text Function
. If they are included in a program, you can view closed captions or text information.
Auto-degaussing
. Color TV is easily affected by magnetism which leads to color distortion. If you TV is moved or affected by near
magnetic components or appliances with power on, turn it off for 1 hour. The built-in auto-de-gaussing circuit will
eliminate the magnetism interference.
Auto off when no signal received
. When a channel has no signal (e.g. the TV station fails to send signals) and if no button is pressed within 15
minutes, the TV automatically enter the Standby mode. In the Video & DVD mode, this function doesn’t work.
AV/S-VIDEO/COAXIAL TerminaIs for ExternaI Equipment Connection
Quick Selectable Picture / Sound Modes
MTS Stereo / Video Stereo
AVC-Auto Volume Correction
DVD/CD/MP3/KODAK Picture CD Support
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INTRODUCTION (continued)
To Connect the Antenna
75-ohm coaxial cable
VHF
UFH
or Cable
OR
300-ohm twin-lead cable
OR
Antenna adapter
(not supplied)
VHF
UHF
U/V mixer
(not supplied)
Notes:
1 It is recommended that a 75Ω coaxial cable be used in order to eliminate possible interference and noise
which may occur due to nearby radio transmissions.
2 The antenna cable should not be tied together with other wiring.
3 Set up a lightning arrester and check it regularly when an outdoor antenna is used.
Remote Batteries
1
2
3
Remove the battery compartment lid.
Place in two AAA batteries. Make sure the positive + and negative - polarities are correct.
Reattach the battery lid.
Notes:
1 Alkaline batteries are recommended for longer life. Always replace both batteries with fresh ones of the same
type.
2 Do not expose batteries to fire or disassemble them.
3 To avoid battery leakage, remove batteries from the remote control when it is not to be used for a long period of time or the batteries are exhausted.
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INSTALLATION (continued)
To Connect External Equipment
The following are optional connections.Refer to operation manuals of external equipment that will be connected to your unit.
Connect VCR' s or DVD player' s RF OUT terminal to the
ANTENNA IN jack located on the rear panel.
Coaxial Cable
ANTENNA IN
VCR with RF Modulator
AUDIO/VIDEO OUT
With S-VIDEO Terminal
DVD Player
AV IN
VIDEO
Yellow
Yellow
Camcorder
White
AUDIO
White
Red
Red
AN IN
VCR
VIDEO
AUDIO/VIDEO IN
Yellow
White
Yellow
AUDIO
Red
White
Red
VCR
MONITOR OUT
Notes:
Before connection, do power off your unit and external equipment.
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INSTALLATION (continued)
To Connect External Equipment (continued)
COAXIAL
To PCM/BITSTREAM
Enjoying Digital Stereo Sound (Digital Stereo)
Coaxial cable
(Optional)
Enjoy the dynamic sound of Digtal Stereo by connecting an amplifier
equipped with a digital audio input and speaker system (right and left
front speakers).
Set “AUDIO OUT” to “SPDIF/ PCM” via the setup menu.
Enjoy DTS
DTS programming can deliver surround sound with five discrete full
range channels plus a sixth channel for a subwoofer. You can enjoy
your APEX unit with a DTS Digital Surround Sound System. All you
need is to connect your unit to a DTS receiver with an external
decoder.
How to setup the sound output:
From the SETUP MENU display, select General Setup by pressing
OK Use
To digital
audio input
Connection
Example
Amplifier equipped
with digital audio input
To video
input
Front
speaker
(left)
Front
speaker
(right)
TV
COAXIAL
To PCM/BITSTREAM
(Optional)
button, set “AUDIO OUTPUT” to “SPDIF/RAW”.
This product incorporates copyright protection technology that is protected by method claims of certain U.S. patents and other
intellectual property rights owned by Macrovision Corporation and other rights owners. Use of this copyright protection technology must be authorized by Macrovision Corporation, and is intended for home and other limited viewing uses only unless otherwise authorized by Macrovision Corporation. Reverse engineering or disassembly is prohibited.
It is forbidden by law to copy, broadcast, show, play in public, or rent copyrighted material without permission.
DVD video discs are copy protected, and any recordings made from these discs wil be distorted.
Notes:
1 Do not connect the PCM/BITSTREAM jack of the unit to the AC - 3 RF input of a Dolby Digital receiver,Instead, connect
to the “ DIGITAL” or “COAXIAL” input of a Dolby Digital/DTS receiver or Processor. The input of the AV receiver is not
compatible with the PCM/BITSTREAM jack and is primarily for Laserdiscs only.
2 Connect the PCM/BITSTREAM jack of the unit to the “DIGITAL” or “COAXIAL” input of a DTS receiver or Processor.
3 Refer to the manual of the connected Equipment.
4 Adjust the volume of your receiver to a comfortable listening level to avoid any speaker damage.
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INTRODUCTION (continued)
Control Buttons
Front panel
See the right figure
Note:
The buttons on the unit share the same functions with those buttons of the same name on the remote controI.
The foIlowing section of this manuaI wiIl focus on operation of the remote controI.
Rear panel
DIGITAL AUDIOCOAXIAL OUT
ANTENNA IN
See the right figure
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INTRODUCTION (continued)
Control Buttons
(continued)
Remote control
Notes:
1 When in operation, please point your remote control directly to the infrared sensor.
2 Do not expose the remote control to impacts,water or disassemble it.
3 Do not repeatedly press the buttons on the remote control. Allow interval of no less than one second
between selections.
4 When
displayed the function is not operational.
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INTRODUCTION (continued)
Control Buttons (continued)
The buttons marked with * have composite functions and the buttons in boldface type function for DVD only as shown below.
Function Description
No.
Button
TV
DVD
Standby
1
2
PBC OFF
*3
VIDEO (SETUP)
4
DISPLAY
5
TIMER
*6
7
C C
(RESUME)
TV/Video select
Setup
On-screen display
Time setting
Resume
CCD/Text
8
MUTE
MENU
9
VOL-/VOL+
10
REPEAT
Repeat
11
PLAY/PAUSE
Play/Pause
12
PREV/NEXT
13
SUB-T
Sub title
14
AUDIO
Audio
15
ANGLE
Angle select
16
TITLE
17
D-MENU
F+VOL-/ F+VOL+
18
ZOOM
20
DVD
*21
0-9
22
STEREO
*23
100+(10+)
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
To adjust items in the menus
Previous skip/ Forward skip
Title
DVD menu
Decrease/Increase volume by 4 levels
F+MUTE
19
24
*25
*26
27
Mute on/off
Menu select
Volume down/up
PICTURE
RECALL(SLOW)
SCAN(PROGRAM)
SOUND
CH-/ CH+
Childlock
To zoom picture
TV/DVD select
Channel number (0-9)
Number (0-9)
Stereo
Three-digit select
Press it once to increase number by 10
Picture mode select
Slow playback
Program
Channel scan
Sound mode select
Recall
Channel down/up
To move the cursor in the menus
Open/ Close
Stop
OPEN/CLOSE
STOP
Fast rewind/Fast forward
Vocal
REV/ FWD
VOCAL
/OK
GOTO
To move the cursor/ To access an option
Goto
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TV FUNCTIONS
Tuning in
After you have finished connecting your unit, you can preform Auto Program to set up your channels.
First press the
button to turn on the TV.
1. To perform Auto Program
1) Press the MENU button.
2) Press the CH-/ + buttons to highight “Tuner”.
3) Press the VOL-/ + buttons to call up the “ Tuner “ sub-menu.
4) Press the CH-/ + buttons again to highlight “ Auto Program “. Press the
VOL+ button to search fro channels.
During auto program, press the VOL- button to stop searching.
After performing Auto Program, press the MENU button to exit.
Tuner
Channel
Add/Erase
Antenna
Auto Program
Stop
2
Add
Air
Start
Notes:
1 After auto program, there may be some repeated channels or inferior signal received. In thes case,press
any of the VOL- / + , Channel Number buttons to select one of the channels. Then set Add/ Erase to Erase
so that pressing the CH - / + buttons can not caII up the channeIs. To resume the channeIs, set
Add/Erase to Add in the way mentioned above.
2 When Antenna is set to the Air mode, the TV wiII auto search from channel number 2 to 69; when set to the
Cable mode, it wilI auto search from 1 to 125 (of which 2 -13 channeIs in the Air and CabIe modes are the
same.)
2.Channel selection
Press the CH-/ + buttons to highlight “ Channel” in the Tuner menu, and press any of the VOL- / + ,Channel
Number buttons to select channel numbers.
General Operation
1.To control volume
1)
2)
VOL-
VOL+
Press the VOL -/ + buttons to decrease or increase the volume.
Volume
F
While adjusting volume, hold down the F button, then press the
VOL-/+ buttons to decrease or increase volume by 4 levels.
MUTE
During normal play, press the MUTE button to eliminate the
sound until you press the VOL + or MUTE button again.
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Mute
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TV FUNCTIONS (continued)
General Operation (continued)
2.To select a channel
1)
Press the CH + button to choose higher-numbered channels and
the CH- button to choose lower-numbered channels.
CH +
CH -
0
2)
~
Using the Channel Number buttons
To select a one -digit channel number
Press the 0 button, then press another Channel Number button
(except 100+) to select a desired number.
To select a two -digit channel number
Enter a first-digit, then second-digit.
To select channel number between 100 and 125 in the Cable
mode
Press the 100+ button so that “ 1_ _” appears on the screen,
then enter the next digit one and two.
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100+
3)
RECAL
4)
SCAN
0
9
1
1
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Press the RECALL button and the TV will directly skip back to
the previous channel.
Press the SCAN button repeatedly so that “Scan On ”appear on the screen and the TV
begins to scan from the current channel.
During scanning, pressing any button can interrupt scanning.
3. CCD/Text switch
CC
Press the CC button to display the current Closed Captions/Text mode on the screen.
Press the button again to turn off CCD/Text.
4. TV/Video selection
VIDEO
Press the VIDEO button, and the screen display changes in circular way:
Channel Number
Video1(S-VHS1)
Video2
To receive signaIs from external equipment, pIease be sure to select a corresponding Video
mode.
ln the Video mode, pressing any of the RECALL, CH-/ + buttons can return to the TV mode.
5. On-screen display
DISPLAY
Press the DISPLAY button repeatedly in the TV or Video mode to display the current mode on the
screen and turn off the display respectively.
With other OSD, pressing the DISPLAY button first can turn it off.
ST
ER
EO
6. Stereo seIection
In the TV mode, the TV can automaticatly
identify MTS stereo modes among Mono,
Stereo,Stereo/ SAP and Mono/SAP.
When receiving signals from external equipment in the Video mode, the TV identifies
automatically external signals to Stereo.
Press the STEREO button to set input so Stereo, L or R.
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Signal Received
Press STEREO button
Mono
Mono
Stereo
Stereo,Mono
Stereo/SAP
Stereo,SAP,Mono
Mono/SAP
Mono, SAP
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TV FUNCTIONS (continued)
Quick Start to the Menus
Menu
Press the MENU button, and the TV will display the primary menu as right:
Picture
Audio
Tuner
Timer
System
To adjust a function, press the CH-/+ buttons to highlight the selection, and press VOL-/ +
buttons to call up a sub-menu. (Take English menus for example).
Picture
Tint
00
Brightness
31
Contrast
31
Color
31
Sharp
31
Audio
Bass
31
Treble
31
Balance
00
Surround On
AVC
Off
MTS
Stereo [S]O)
Timer
Tuner
Channel
Add/Erase
Antenna
Auto Program
Stop
2
Add
Air
Timer
On Time
On Channel
Off Time
Start
System
Language
Eng.
Blue Back
CCD/Text
Parental Guide
Fra. Esp.
On
Off
On
MPAA - R
TV - Y7
After selecting a sub-menu, press the CH-/+ buttons to highlight the desired item and press the VOL-/ + button to adjust.
MENU display except “ Tuner” disappears 6 seconds after last selection.
After calling up the sub menu,pressing the MENU button can return to the primary menu display.
Function Selection
System
1.Language selection
1) Press the CH- /+ buttons to highlight “Language”.
2) Press the VOL- /+ buttons to select a desired language display (English/
French/Spanish).
Language
Eng.
Blue Back
Closed Caption
Parental Guide
Fra. Esp.
On
CC1
On
MPAA - R
TV - Y7
2.Blue screen display
When there is no signal received with Blue Back On, the TV will display a soft blue backgrund on the screen.
If Blue Back is set to Off, noise dots will be displayed on the screen when no signal is present in the TV mode Bule Bak is
not available when no signal is present in the Video mode.
3.Closed caption function
When availabe in a program, you can view closed captions or text information.
1) Press the CH- / + buttons to highlight “ Closed Caption ”.
2) Press the VOL-/+ buttons to select one of the 9 modes.
Closed Captions (CC1 - CC4)
Text Mode ( T1 - T4 )
CCD/Text Off
CCD/Text Off
System
Language
Blue Back
CCD/Text
Parental Guide
4. Parental Control
You may prevent children from watching programs not suitable for them, such as
sexual or violence programs.
Press the CH- / + buttons to highlight “ Parental Guide ” (provided it has been preset).
Use the Channel Number buttons to enter the initial pass code 6688, then press the
VOL+ button again to proceed to the next menu display.
MPAA-X
Eng. Fra. Esp.
On
Off
On
TV-MA
Enter Pass Code - - - TV-Rating
FV D L S V
Rating
TV-Y
U
TV-Y7
U
TV-G
U
U
TV-PG
U
U U U U
TV-14
B
B B B B
TV-MA
B
B B B
Age Based Rating
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TV FUNCTIONS (continued)
Function Selection (continued)
The TV ratings are divided into two groups: age - based and content - based.
Age
TV - Y
TV - Y7
TV - G
TV - PG
TV - 14
TV - MA
Defined as
All Children
Directed to Older Children
General Audience
Parental Guidance Suggested
Parents Strongly Cautioned
Mature Audience Only
Contents
FV
D
L
S
V
Defined as
Fantasy Violence
Sexually Suggestive Dialogue
Adult Language
Sexual Situations
Violence
Press the CH- /+ buttons to highlight one of the items. Press the MENU button to display “U” or “ B ” on the screen.
A “U” indicates a rating which is unblocked and a “B” indicates a rating which is blocked.
Press the VOL+ button to cycle the selections.
TV - Rating MPAA Rating
System Pass Code Menu
Press the VOL+ button repeatedly to recall the Pass Code Menu as follows.
Pass Code Menu
Pass Code Control
Pass Code 6688
Pass Code Menu
Pass Code Control
Pass Code Setting
Enter Pass Code - - - -
Press Menu Key
After caIIing up the Pass Code Menu first, press the CH- / + buttons to highIight “Pass Code 6688”, and then “Enter Pass
Code - - - - ”appears on the screen. Press the ChanneI Number buttons to enter new pass code which you need enter
when caIIing up the ParentaI Guide Menu.
Notes:
1 If you forget the new pass code when turning on the ParentaI Guide Menu display, you may enter the initial pass
code 6688.
2 lf you wouldn' t like to set any pass code, press the CH- / + buttons to highIight Pass “Code ControI” and MENU
button to turn off the pass code setting display.
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TV FUNCTIONS (continued)
Picture Improvement
1.To seIect picture modes
PICTURE
Press the PICTURE button repeatedly to seIect one of the Normal, Memory and Theater modes.
Mode
Picture Quality
Normal
Standard mode, suitable for watching ordinary program.
Memory
Picture quality users set.
Theater
Movie-like picture setting, suitable for viewing some movie programs.
Picture
2. To set desired picture quality
1) Call up the Picture menu.
2) Press the CH- / + buttons to choose an adjustment.
3) Press the VOL-/+ buttons to adjust the digitaI leveI of the
selected adjustment as desired.
The adjusted Ievel is stored in the MEMORY position.
Tint
00
Brightness
32
Contrast
32
Color
32
Sharp
32
Picture Quality
Item
Press the VOL-button
Press the VOL+button
Tint
Purplish
Greenish
Brightness
Darker
Brighter
Contrast
Lower
Higher
Color
Paler
Deeper
Sharp
Softer
Sharper
Sound Improvement
1. To seIect sound modes
SOUND
Press the SOUND button repeatedIy to seIect one of the Speeh, Music, Theater and Memory modes.
Mode
Sound Quality
Speech
Language clarity improvement, suitable for program focusing on dialogue
Music
Suitable for enjoying music programs
Theater
Movie-like sound setting, suitable for enjoying dynamic sound, such as
programs of entertaninment
Memory
Sound quality users set
2. To set desired sound quaIity
1) Call up the Audio menu.
Audio
2) Press the CH-/+ buttons to select an adjustment.
3) Press the VOL- /+ buttons to adjust the digital Ievel of the seIected item as desired.
The adjusted Ievel is stored in the Memory position.
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Bass
Treble
Balance
Surround Low
AVC
Off
MTS
Mono
31
31
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TV FUNCTIONS (continued)
Sound Improvement (continued)
Sound Quality
ltem
Press the VOL- button
Press the VOL+ button
Bass
Weaker
Stronger
Treble
Weaker
Stronger
Decrease the right volume
Decrease the left volume
Balance
Surround
Off, Low, High
AVC
Off, On
MTS
Refer to “Stereo selection”.
Time Setting
In the Standby or Power On mode, the TV can automatically complete some functions such as power-on, channel preset
and power-off as desired.
1 . Press the TIMER button to turn on the Timer menu display as shown right.
Timer
2 . Press the CH- / + buttons to select an adjustment.
Timer
3 . Press the VOL- / + buttons to adjust the selection.
For example, now it is 6:00PM, you have set On Time, On Channel and Off Time to
7:00PM, 22 and 8:00PM respectively. The TV will automatically perform the above
On Time
On Channel
Off Time
settings in the Standby or Power On mode.
Notes:
Timer
Only after setting “Time”, can you set other items.
Time
6:00PM
On Time
7:00PM
On Channel
Off Time
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8:00PM
Childlock
The CHlLDLOCK function prevents chiIdren from watching TV.
HoId down the F button and then press the MUTE button until the symboI “
”
appears on the screen, and the TV enters the CHlLDLOCK mode.
Except for the symboI“
you press the
”, the screen becomes blue back and mutes when
buton to turn the TV off, then turn the TV on after setting the
CHILDLOCK function. To unlock the TV, hoId down the F button and then press
the MUTE button again.
Note:
The CHlLDLOCK can be set or cancelIed only by the remote controI. After setting CHlLDLOCK, secure the remote
control in a safe place.
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DVD FUNCTIONS
MP3 Operation
Playing an MP3 format
1.To play you must view through your television. Insert an MP3 CD, the DVD player will initialize the disc when the tray
is closed and the directory (folder) will be shown in an MP3 MENU on screen.
2. Press
/ twice to select and highlight the PLAY MODE.
Then press / each way to select play mode options (repeat, shuffle, etc.)
Then press
/ twice then press the / button to select and highlight an MP3 file (song).
Press OK to highlight your list of songs.
3. Press OK or PLAY to play the MP3 file. Press the PREV or NEXT during playback to skip the tracks. If you need to
return to the main directory (folder), press STOP, then press
/
/
/
to return.
Notes:
1 The upper left column is a list showing the name of the folder. The upper right column is a list showing the name of
the song and the sub-folder.
2 “
” sign in front of a file name indicates that this is a folder, not a MP3 file.
3 “MP3” sign in front of a file name indicates that this is a MP3 file.
4 During MP3 playback, you cannot access to “ PLAY MODE “ folder or songs.
5 You are allowed a maximum of 11 characters for each folder or song.
6 For “ SHUFFLE “ playback, you are allowed to playback randomly in a folder only.
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DVD FUNCTIONS (continued)
Playing Back a Disc
1. How to playback a disc
Basic playback
Turn on the audio system and choose the input source that is connected to the unit.
Set the AUDIO OUTPUT to ANALOG from the SETUP MENU display if you don’t have the necessary equipment to
enjoy Dolby Digital or DTS surround sound.
1) Press the DVD button to enter the DVD mode.
2) Press the OPEN / CLOSE button.
This will open the disc tray.
Notes:
3) Place the disc on the disc tray.
1 A disc may be damaged if not correctly placed
on the guides in the disc tray. This may also
cause the DVD played to malfunction.
2 Do not force or place anything other than 5”
DVD’s or CD’s on the disc tray.
Be sure the playback side is faced down.
4) Press the PLAY/PAUSE button.
Notes:
After closing the disc tray playback will start.
The menu screen will appear automatically or you
If the disc you want to playback is a DVD or CD,
may access the menu screen by pressing the
the DVD player will start playback automatically.
TITLE button.
Notes:
1 Moving the unit during playback may cause damage to the disc as well as the unit.
2 To open and close the disc tray, you should use the OPEN/CLOSE button on the remote control or the unit.
2. For a higher quality picture
DVD discs produce a high resolution picture. This may cause some picture artifacts on the TV during playback. To
control picture artifacts reduce the sharpness setting o your TV when viewing DVD discs.
3. About DVD CD
DVD or CD icons will appear depending on the disc being played back.
DVD: DVD video discs
CD: Audio CDs
To FAST FORWARD/REVERSE press the FWD/REV buttons on the remote control.
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DVD FUNCTIONS (continued)
Playing Back a Disc (continued)
4. How to start playback from the menu screen
1) Press
/
/
/
or the Number buttons to select the title.
2) Press the OK button.
The DVD player will start playback from the title selected.
5. How to pause playback (still playback)
6. How to stop playback
Press the PAUSE during playback.
Press the STOP button.
Press the PAUSE button to resume
The DVD player is stopped.
normal playback.
Press the PLAY or RESUME button to
replay.
7. How to remove the disc
Press the STOP button twice.
Press the OPEN/CLOSE button.
Wait until the disc tray is completely open before removing any discs.
After removing the discs, press the OPEN/CLOSE button to close the disc tray.
Note:
At the completion of each movie a menu screen will appear. Be aware that the on-screen setup menu may damage
your TV by permanently burning that image onto the screen. To avoid this, press the STOP button at the completion
of each movie. You may also decide to setup the SCREEN SAVER.
8. Playing in slow-motion
A disc can also be played back in slow-motion.
Press the SLOW button during playback
The playback speed becomes 1/2, 1/4, or 1/8 of the normal speed each time you press the SLOW button.
(Reverse slow play as the same.)
Notes:
1 During the slow-motion playback, the sound is muted.
2 MP3 CD/CDDA does not utilize this feature.
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DVD FUNCTIONS (continued)
Playing Back a Disc (continued)
9. Playing at 2X 4X 6X or 8X the normal speed
You can play back a disc at 2X, 4X, 6X or 8X the normal speed.
Press the REV or FWD button during playback.
The playback speed becomes 2X the normal speed.
The playback speed changes each time you press the REV or FWD button.
REV: Fast reverse
FWD: Fast forward
Audio CD
The reverse of forward playback alternates between 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X speed.
Notes:
1 The DVD player will not playback sound and subtitles during scan reverse and foward playback of DVD video discs
and audio CDs. The DVD player will play sound during fast forward or fast reverse playback of MP3 CDs.
2 The speeds may vary slightly from disc to disc and are only approximate.
10. Resuming playback from the same location
This DVD player allows you to stop playback and continue playback later from the same location on the disc.
1) Press the STOP button.
This will interrupt the playback and the DVD player will memorizes the location where you stopped playback.
2) Press the PLAY/PAUSE or RESUME button.
The DVD player will resume the playback from the location where you stopped playback.
Notes:
1 The following actions will cancel the RESUME function:
- Unplugging the unit after you stop playback.
- Ejecting the disc.
- Adjusting/changing the parental lock or selecting a different language setting.
2 On occasion depending on the disc, you may experience a difference of location where playback resumes.
3 MP3 CD does not utilize this feature.
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DVD FUNCTIONS (continued)
Locating a Specific Title, Chapter or Track
THE DVD VIDEO DISCS ARE NORMALLY DIVIDED INTO TITLES. THE TITLES ARE SUB-DIVIDED INTO CHAPTERS.
MOREOVER, AUDIO CD and MP3 CD ARE DIVIDED INTO TRACKS. YOU CAN CONVENIENTLY LOCATE ANY SPECIFIC TITLE, CHAPTER, OR TRACK WITH THIS UNIT.
Chapter1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Track 1
TITLE 1
Track 2
Track 3
Track 4
Track 5
TITLE 2
Audio CD
DVD Video Disc
1. Locating a title using the title menu
You can locate a specific title using the title menu function, if a DVD video disc contains a title menu.
1) Press the TITLE button.
On the TV screen, the title menu will appear.
2) Press the
/
/
/
buttons select the title
Title 1
Title 2
Title 3
Title 4
you want.
You can also directly locate a specific title by pressing
its assigned number with the Number buttons.
3) Press the OK button.
This will cause the unit to start playback from chapter
Example of a title menu.
1 of the title selected.
Notes:
1 You may find that some discs will not respond to this function.
2 If different instructions appear on the TV screen, follow those instructions. The instructions above are descrbing the
basic procedure where the procedures may vary depending on the contents of the DVD video disc.
2. Locating a spectific chapter or track
This unit allows you to locate consecutive chapters or tracks.
Press the PREV or NEXT button repeatedly to display the requested chapter or track
The DVD player starts playback from the selected chapter or track.
How to locate proceeding chapters or tracks
When you press the PREV button, the DVD player starts playback from the beginning
of the proceeding chapter or track.
How to locate succeeding chapters or tracks
When you press the NEXT button, the DVD player starts playback from the beginning
of the succeeding chapter or track.
Note: On some discs the titles may not display the sub-divided chapters.
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DVD FUNCTIONS (continued)
Locating a Specific Title, Chapter or Track (continued)
3. Locating a title
If a DVD video disc contains title numbers, you can locate a specific title by directly selecting a title number.
1) Press GOTO during playback.
Make sure that the space next to TITLE is highlighted.
GOTO
2) Press the Number buttons to select the title and chapter you want.
e.g. To select title 2
To select title 16:
To select title 26:
3) Press PLAY/ PAUSE or OK button.
Notes:
By pressing / / /
OK you may shift the highlights between the TITLE and CHAPTERS.
To select the time, you can press the GOTO twice.
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DVD FUNCTIONS (continued)
Zooming a Picture
Zooming a picture
This DVD player allows you to zoom into a picture as well as shift the zoom point.
Press ZOOM during normal playback or slow-motion.
The DVD player magnifies in the center of the picture.
If you press
/
/
ZOOMx1.5
ZOOMx2
ZOOM OFF
ZOOMx3
/
ZOOM
during zoom playback, the zoom point shifts.
TO RESUME NORMAL PLAYBACK.
Press ZOOM during zoom playback.
ZOOM
Vocal Assist
Vocal cancel:
Eliminates the vocal sound from the music recorded in a disc.
The vocal cancel function may not work on some discs.
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VOCAL
DVD FUNCTIONS (continued)
Selecting the Camera Angles / Language / Audio Settings
THIS UNIT ALLOWS YOU TO SELECT FROM SEVERAL DIFFERENT ANGLES AND LANGUAGES.
ANGLE 1
ANGLE 2
Good evening
Buenas tardes
Bonsoir
Selecting the camera angle
Selecting a language
1. How to change the camera angle
Press the ANGLE button while playing back a scene recorded with
multiple angles.
You may only press the ANGLE button when the angle icon is flashing
on the DVD display.
Each time you press the ANGLE button, the angle will change.
ANGLE
Notes:
1 The angle function will not work on DVD video discs that do not contain recorded multiple angles.
2 During still playback, you are able to change the camera angle. Hower, when you resume to normal playback,
the camera angle changes to the new settings.
3
The angle icon indicator will illuminate while playing back a title that contains at least one scene recorded
from multiple angles.
2. How to select a playback audio setting
This DVD player allows you to select a preferred language and sound recording system from those included on the
DVD video disc.
1) Press the AUDIO button during playback.
2) Press the AUDIO button again to cycle
backwards.
AUDIO 1/ 3 : AC-3 5.1 EGLISH
Language
AUDIO 2/ 3 : AC-3 5.1 FRENCH
AUDIO
AUDIO 3/ 3 : AC-3 5.1 SPANISH
Total Audio Channels
AUDIO 1/ 3 : AC-3 5.1 ENGLISH
Current Audio Position
Recording systems
This DVD player uses the MPEG 2, PCM and DTS recording systems. It cannot playback DVD video discs recorded
in any other recorded format.
Notes:
1 The DVD player returns to the initial default settings when you turn on the DVD player or replace a disc.
2 The DVD player plays the prior sound programmed on the disc when you select a format which is not included
on the disc.
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DVD FUNCTIONS (continued)
Playing in a Favorite Order
COMBINE YOUR FAVORITE TITLES, CHAPTERS, OR TRACKS AND PLAY THEM BACK IN ANY ORDER. PROGRAM
UP TO 99 ITEMS INTO THE MEMORY. (PROGRAM PLAYBACK)
How to set titles. chapters, or tracks in a favorite order
The program playback function will automatically playback titles, chapters or tracks in the order preprogrammed.
1. Insert a disc during normal playback, press
STOP
the STOP twice, then press the PROGRAM
At this time, the menu will appear.
PROGRAM
P 00:
TOO
PROGRAM
SCAN
C000
2. Using the numbered button, select the items in the order
you want them programmed in.
Memory 1
PROGRAM
P01: T01 C004
Memory 2
PROGRAM
P02: T01 C009
Memory 3
PROGRAM
P03: T01 C001
Memory 4
PROGRAM
P04: T01 C003
TO CHANGE the programmed item:
Press the STOP button, then press
PROGRAM.
TO CANCEL the programmed item:
Press the STOP button, then press
3. Press the OK button once to confirm. Press it again
PROGRAM,at last press PLAY/PAUSE
and playback begins.
The DVD player starts memory playback.
OK
Notes:
1 When the DVD player is turned off, or if the discs are removed, the program item will be removed.
2 Depending on the disc, the program playback may not function.
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DVD FUNCTIONS (continued)
Selecting Subtitles
THIS UNIT ALLOWS YOU TO DISPLAY THE SUBTITLES
FROM THOSE INCLUDED ON THE DISC, ON TO YOUR TV SCREEN.
Good evening
Bonsoir
Buenas tardes
How to display subtitles
You have the option to select a preferred subtitle from those included on the DVD video disc.
Press the SUB-T button
during playback.
SUB-T
SUBTITLE 1
1/03
ENGLISH
SUBTITLE 2
2/03
SPANISH
SUBTITLE 3
3/03
FRENCH
Notes:
With some DVD’s, you may not be able to
SUBTITLE OFF
turn off the subtitles and they will appear
on screen automatically.
As you press the SUB-T button, the subtitles may not appear immediately during
some scenes.
To TURN OFF the subtitles.
If the subtitles continue to show on your
Press the SUB-T during playback
until the subtitles disappears.
SUB-T
TV even after the DVD has been turned
off, please refer to the TV’s close caption
settings.
SUBTITLE OFF
Playing Repeatedly
THIS UNIT ALLOWS YOU TO PLAYBACK A SPECIFIC TITLE, CHAPTER, TRACK, OR SEGMENT
REPEATEDLY. (TITLE REPEAT, CHAPTER/TRACK REPEAT).
CHAPTER REPEAT ON
Repeats the same chapter.
TITLE REPEAT ON
Repeats the same title.
How to repeat a title, chapter or track
1.Select the title, chapter, or track you want to repeat.
REPEAT OFF
2.Press the REPEAT button.
The repeat mode changes each time you press the
REPEAT button.
DVD video disc
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Resumes normal playback.
DVD FUNCTIONS (continued)
Playing Back Your KODAK Picture CD
1. NOrmal
When a KODAK Picture CD is inserted, an automated slide show is launched. Each picture in the current directory
will be displayed consecutively in a slide-show fashion and will be scaled to fit most of the TV screen. Twelve slideshow transition modes are provided. Use RESUME button to select: Customers can set “transition” effects for
every picture at any time during the slideshow.
mode 0: no special transition effect (by default)
mode 1: wipe from top to bottom
mode 7: wipe from right to left
mode 2: wipe from bottom to top
mode 8: wipe from left/right to center
mode 3: wipe from top/bottom to center
mode 9: wipe from center to left/right
mode 4: wipe from center to top/bottom
mode 10: wipe from edge to center
mode 5: vertical blind
mode 11: horizontal blinds
mode 6: wipe from left to right
mode 12: random
To display an image indefinitively, press the PAUSE button. To view the Next or Previous picture press the NEXT or
PREV button. To resume the slideshow press the PLAY button.
2.Image rotation
There are four modes to transformation: “ Invert”, “Mirror”, “Left”, and “ Right”. These operations are allowed only
when a picture is being displayed normally, and will be cancelled automatically when a new picture is displayed.
The arrow buttons are used to select the different transformation modes:
UP
Down
Left
Right
-Invert / Normal
-Mirror / Normal
-Turn left
-Turn right
3. Menu
The D-MENU button is used to display thumbnail pictures. From the stop position, press the D-MENU button.
After it is enabled, up to nine scaled-down thumbnails pictures will be displayed on the screen. The NEXT
and PREV buttons can be used to display the NEXT and PREVIOUS nine pictures in the current directory.
Note:
You can use the
/
/
/
/ OK buttons to select.
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DVD FUNCTIONS (continued)
Playing Your JPEG Files
1. Normal Slide Show Presentation
When a JPEG disc is loaded into the player, a menu will appear on screen. From the Play Mode shown on the menu,
select the “FOLDER” option using your direction buttons. Each picture in the current directory will be displayed consecutively in a slideshow presentation and will be seated to the most of your TV screen. Twelve slideshow “ transition”
modes are provided. Use RESUME button to select.
Note: From the playmode shown on the menu you may also select the “SINGLE” option to view a picture indefinitely until
NEXT, PREV, or PLAY button is selected.
2. Image rotation
There are four modes to rotate a picture: Invert, Mirror, Left, and Right. These operations are allowed only when a
picture is being displayed normally, and will be cancelled automatically when a new picture is displayed. The arrow
buttons are used to select the different rotation modes:
UP
Down
Left
Right
-Invert / Normal
-Mirror / Normal
-Turn left
-Turn right
3. Zoom
This features allows you to view a picture at 25%-200% in several increments. Press the ZOOM button. An on screen
message (“Zoom On”) will verify your selection. Use FWD and REV buttons to control the amount of zoom in and out.
Press the direction buttons to move the picture in any direction. With Zoom Off, the picture is scaled to fit most of
your TV screen.
Note: When in the ZOOM mode, the slideshow transition and image transformation features are disabled.
4. Menu
The D-MENU button is used to display thumbnail pictures. From the stop position, press the D-MENU button. After it is
enabled, up to nine scaled-down thumbnails pictures will be displayed on the screen. The NEXT and PREV buttons
can be used to display the NEXT and PREVIOUS nine pictures in the current directory. Each of the nie pictures are
numbered from 1-9. By pressing a Number button, the corresponding picture will be enlarged to fill most your TV
screen and the digest mode will be cancelled.
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DVD FUNCTIONS (continued)
Using the On-Screen Display
THE UNIT ALLOWS YOU TO VIEW THE OPERATION STATUS AND DISC INFORMATION ON THE TV
SCREEN.
Checking the operational status
With this function you can view the following on the TV:
- Current title
- Track number
- Total playing time
Press DISPLAY during playback
Current Title
DISPLAY
TITLE 03-03
T03/03
Current Chapter
CHAPTER 003/009
C003/009
T00:28:39
Total Chapter
Total Title
TITLE 03-03
T03/03
C003/009
T01:32:10
CHAPTER ELAPSED
T03/03
C003/009
T00:05:42
CHAPTER ELAPSED
T03/03
C003/009
T00:08:20
TO TURN OFF THE ON-SCREEN
DISPLAY
Press DISPLAY again.
DISPLAY
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DVD FUNCTIONS (continued)
Setting the Parental Lock
YOU CAN USE THE PARENTAL LOCK FUNCTION ONLY WITH DVD VIDEO DISCS EQUIPPED WITH
THE PARENTAL LOCK FEATURE.
Setting the parental lock
DVD video discs equipped with the parental lock function are rated according to their content. The contents allowed
by a parental lock level and the way a DVD video disc can be controlled may vary from disc to disc. For example,if
the disc allows, you can edit out violent scenes unsuitable for children and replace them with more suitable scenes,
or lock out playback of the disc all together.
4. Select PARENTAL, press
1. Press STOP during playback
--PREFERENCES PAGE-AUDIO
SUBTITLE
DISC MENU
PARENTAL
Press STOP twice.
PASSWORD
DEFAULTS
2. Press SETUP
1G
2
3 PG
4 PG 13
5
6 PG-R
7 NC-17
8 AUDIO
MAIN PAGE
The SETUP MENU appears on the TV screen.
SET PARENTAL CONTROL
5. Select ratings, press OK button
SETUP MENU--MAIN PAGE
GENERAL SETUP
SPEAKER SETUP
AUDIO SETUP
PREFERENCES
EXIT SETUP
GENERAL SETUP
6. Enter your password then pres OK button.
The preset password is 3308
3. Select PREFERENCE using
button
PASSWORD CHANGE PAGE
OLD PASSWORD
then press OK.
NEW PASSWORD
CONFIRM PWD
PLEASE ENTER OLD PASSWORD
SETUP MENU--MAIN PAGE
GENERAL SETUP
SPEAKER SETUP
AUDIO SETUP
7. Press SETUP to exit setup, press PLAY/
PREFERENCES
PAUSE to start
EXIT SETUP
To change your password:
GOTO PREFERENCES PAGE
1. Follow step 4 to select password change.
2. Enter old password.
3. Enter new password.
Note:
In SETUP MENU, you can directly press
/
/OK to select.
/
4. Re-enter to confirm your new password.
/
5. Press OK.
6. Press SETUP.
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DVD FUNCTIONS (continued)
Customizing the Function Settings
THIS UNIT ALLOWS YOU TO CUSTOMIZE THE PERFORMANCE TO YOUR PERSONAL PREFERENCES.
SETUP MENU
GENERAL SETUP
SPEAKER SETUP
AUDIO SETUP
PREFERENCES
Displaying the setup menu screen
The SETUP MENU screen asks you to select a setting category from General Setup, Speaker Setup, Dolby Digital
Setup, and Preferences. The selected category will provide you the setting details on-screen.
Notes:
Preset password is 3308.
Highlighted function will be expanded at bottom of the screen.
The SETUP MENU screen disappears if you press the SETUP button while it is displayed.
Functions and menu may change without notice.
* Factory defaults
* You must press STOP twice to set up PREFERENCES.
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SPECIFICATIONS
Television system:
NTSC-M
Singal system:
NTSC
Laser:
Semiconductor Laser, wavelength
650nm (DVD) 790nm (CD)
Channel coverage:
VHF 2~13
UHF 14~69
CABLE TV: MID BAND (A-8~A-1, A~I )
SUPER BAND (J~W)
HYPER BAND (AA~ZZ, AAA, BBB)
ULTRA BAND (65~94, 100~125)
Channels preset:
181
Antenna input:
75Ω (unbalanced)
Picture tube:
Effective screen dimensions: 540mm x 405mm
(21.26 x 15.94 in. ) (Approx.)
Max. audio output:
5W+5W
Power source:
~120Vac 60Hz
Weight:
47.5kg (105 lbs) (Approx. )
Dimensions (W / H / D):
674 x 639x 516mm (26.54 x 25.16 x 20.31 in. ) (Approx.)
Packing dimensions (W / H / D):
816 x 770x 633mm (32.13 x 30.31x 24.92 in. ) (Approx.)
Rated power consumption:
155W
Designs and specifications are subject to change without notice.
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TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE
Check the following guide for a possible correction to a problem before contacting customer service.
Check FAQ at our website: www.apexdigitalinc.com.
Symptoms and Correction
Symptoms
No power
No picture
Correction
Connect the power plug into the wall outlet securely.
Verify the connection from the DVD/VCR video output to the TV video input is
secure.Then switch TV to the appropriate Video mode.
Verify coaxial cable from antenna is connected to RF IN.
No sound
Connect the audio cables into the terminals securely.
Verify the connection from the DVD/VCR audio output to the TV autio input.
Then switch to the appropriate mode on the receiver. Refer to your audio amplifier owner's manual.
Mute feature may be enabled.
No TV signal
Check whether your receiver is set to the TV mode.
Check whether the antenna is well connected to the TV receiver.
Unplug the TV from the wall for 30 seconds, then plug in and try again.
Unplug the antenna connection from the back of the TV, unplug the TV from
the wall, wait 30 seconds, then try again.
Stripe or purple interference appears in the
screen.
Interference may come from high frequency sources such as a broadcasting
station, poor ground connection in cable used, or non shielded audio speakers
too close to the picture tube.
Picture becomes snowy.
Check the antenna lead wire to see if it has open circuit or not.
Check the connection of antenna lead wire to the TV set input.
Check whether there is any damage to antenna.
Picture with multi-image
Change the direction of antenna to minimize the multi image.
The video frequency radiated from TV station can be reflected by tall buildings,
high tower, etc.
TV channel not received
Make sure the Air/Cable setting is correct.
Channel may be locked with the block channel feature, such as Parental Control.
Check Add/Erase feature, as channel may have been erased during set up.
Black box appears on screen.
Remote control
doesn't operate.
Brightness is unstable or
noises are produced on
playback pictures
The DVD video player
doesn’t start playback
MP3 won’t read disc
or it skips
Closed Caption to Text feature may be active.
Batteries may be weak. Replace batteries.
Make sure remote sensor is not blocked including deflection from curved glass
cabinet.
What you’re viewing may be effect of the copy protection circuitry required on all
DVD players. Change another disc, and try again.
Place the disc with the graphics side up.
Place the disc on the disc tray correctly inside the guide.
Make sure the disc is free from scratches & fingerprints.
Press the SETUP button to turn off the menu screen.
Cancel the parental lock function or change the parental lock level. (The preset password is 3308.)
Turn the power off then disconnect the power plug and reinsert it back into the wall.Retry again.
Use region 1 disc only.
Reburn disc as the software edition used may not be compatible with the player. Check web
site for instruction.
Use new editions of software such as Voyetra Audiostation 4, Adaptec’s “Easy CD Creator” or
NT 1. Roxio’s Toast Titanium, etc.
Make sure MP3 file are not encoded with a variable bit rate such as provided by Real Networks.
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TV/DVD Combo Warranty Information
WHO IS COVERED?
Proof of purchase is required to receive warranty service such as the original sales receipt showing original date of purchase from an authorized Apex Digital, Inc. dealer in N. America. Keep your original box and packaging in case your unit
needs to be shipped to us.
WHAT IS COVERED?
Warranty repair from original date of purchase:
. GT2715DV: covered for 90 Days Labor. One (1) Year Replacement of Parts.
If you don’t have proof of purchase, your unit will be considered out-of-warranty & will be charged at a flat labor rate.
WHAT IS EXCLUDED?
Your warranty does not cover:
-Labor charges for installation or setup of the product, adjustment of customer controls on the product, and installation
or repair of antenna systems outside of the product.
-Product repair and/or part replacement because of misuse, accident, unauthorized repair or other cause not within the
control of Apex Digital, Inc. This includes the remote control.
-A product that requires modification or adaptation to enable it to operate in any country other than the country for which
it was designed, manufactured, approved and/ or authorized, or repair of products damaged by these modifications.
-Incidental or consequential damages resulting from the product. (Some states do not allow the incidental or consequential damages, so the above exclusion may not apply to you. This includes, but is not limited to, prerecorded material,
whether copyright 1 or not.)
BEFORE REQUESTING SERVICE:
Check your owner’s manual under “Troubleshooting Guide” and visit our website www.apexdigitalinc.com for the latest
updates under FAQ.
ORDERING ACCESSORIES:
You may purchase a remote control ($20 U.S. or $35 in Canada), or owner’s manual ($7) directly from Apex Digital.
Please send your moel number, name & address along with a check made out to Apex Digital.
MODEL #
SERIAL#
WHERE IS SERVICE AVAILABLE?
Please contact
APEX DIGITAL,INC.
customer service:
2919 E. Philadelphia St., Ontario, CA 91761
866-4APEXINC
www.apexdigitalinc.com
This warranty gives you specific legal nights. You may have other rights-which vary from state/province to state/
province.
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Packing List
NO.
Parts
Quantities
1
TV/DVD Combo
1
2
Remote Control
1
3
Operation Manual
1
4
AAA Alkaline Batteries
2
Remarks
APEX Digital Inc.
2919E.Philadelphia Street
Ontario,CA 91761
Tel: (909)930-0132
www.apexdigitalinc.com