Apex Digital PD-500 Owner`s manual

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PD-500
PORTABLE DVD PLAYER
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Safety Precautions
Safety Precautions
DO NOT STAREINTO BEAM.
To ensure proper use of this product, please read this owner’s manual carefully
and retain for future reference. Should the unit require maintenance, contact an
authorized service location, or contact us.Only qualified service personnel should
remove the cover.
CAUTION
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOTOPEN
The lightning flash with an arrowhead symbol within an equilateral
triangle is intended to alert the user of the presence of uninsulated
"dangerous voltage" within the product's enclosure that may be of
sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.
FCC NOTICE: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with
the limits for a Class B digital device. Pursuant with the FCC Rules, Part 15.
These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful
interference in a residential installation.
The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intended to
alert the user of the presence of important operating and
maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying
the appliance.
This equipment generates,uses and can radiate radio frequency energy
and,if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions,may
cause harmful interference to radio communication,However,this is no
guarantee that interference will not occurin a particular installation.If this
equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception,
which can be determinedby turning the equipment off and on,the user is
encouraged to try to correct the interference by one of the following
measures:
- Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
- Increase the separation between the equipment and
receiver.
- Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
- Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
CLASS 1
LASER PRODUCT
THIS DEVICE COMPLIES WITH PART 15 OF THE FCC
RULES. OPERATION IS SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING
TWO CONDITIONS: (1)THIS DEVICE MAY NOT CAUSE
HARMFUL INTERFERENCE, AND (2) THIS DEVICE MUST
ACCEPT ANY INTERFERENCE RECEIVED. INCLUDING
INTERFERENCE THAT MAY CAUSE UNDESIRED
OPERATION.
WARNING: DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR
MOISTURE, DUE TO THE HIGH RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO
NOT OPEN THE CABINET DANGEROUS HIGH VOLTAGES ARE
PRESENT INSIDE THE ENCLOSURE. ONLYQUALIFIED SERVICE
PERSONNEL SHOULD ATTEMPT THIS.
CAUTION: DURING PLAYBACK, THE DISC SPINS AT HIGH SPEED, SO DO
NOT LIFT OR MOVE THE PLAYER, DOING SO MAYDAMAGE THE DISC.
CAUTION:This Digital Video Disc Player employs a Laser System. Make sure
the device is shut down prior to opening player lid.Visible laser radiation
when open and interlocks defeated.Use of controls or adjustments or
performance of procedures other than those specified herein may result in
hazardous radiation exposure.
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FCC Caution:To assure continued compliance,(example-use only
shielded interface cables when connecting to computer orperipheral
devices).Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the
party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to
operate this equipment.
BATTERYWARNING: The DVD player contains a NiMH battery pack.
There is a risk of fire and burns if the battery pack is handled improperly. Do
not disassemble, crush, puncture, short external contacts, or dispose of in
fire or water. Do not attempt to open or service the battery pack. Replace
only with the battery pack designated for this product. Discard used batteries
according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
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Safety Information
Safety Information
CAUTION: Use of controls or adjustments or performance
of procedures other than those specified herein may
result in hazardous radiation exposure.
Please carefully study this manual and always keep it
available. There are, however, some installation and operation
precautions which you should be aware of.
1.Read Instructions - All the safety and operating instructions
should be read before the product is operated.
10.Ventilation - Slots and openings in the cabinet are provided for
ventilation and to ensure reliable operation of the product and to
protect it from overheating, and these openings must not be
blocked or covered. The openings should never be blocked by
placing the product on a bed, sofa, rug, or other similar surface.
This product should not be placed in a built-in installation such as
a bookcase or rack unless proper ventilation is provided or the
manufacturer’s instructions have been adhered to.
11.Power Sources - This product should be operated only from
the type of power source indicated on the marking label. If you are
not sure of the type of power supply to your home, consult your
product dealer or local power company. For products intended to
operate from battery power, or other sources, refer to the
operating instructions.
2.Retain Instructions - The safety and operating instructions
should be retained for future reference.
3.Heed Warnings - All warnings on the product and in the
operating instructions should be adhered to.
4.Follow Instructions - All operating and use instructions should
be followed.
5.Cleaning - Unplug this product from the wall outlet before
cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners. Use a
damp cloth for cleaning.
6.Attachments - Do not use attachments not recommended by
the product manufacturer as they may cause hazards.
7.Water and Moisture - Do not use this product near water - for
example, near a bath tub, wash bowl, kitchen sink, or laundry
tub; in a wet basement; or near a swimming pool; and the like.
8.Accessories - Do not place this product on an unstable cart,
stand, tripod, bracket, or table. The product may fall, causing
serious injury to a child or adult, and serious damage to the
product. Use only with a cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table
recommended by the manufacturer, or sold with the product.
Any mounting of the product should follow the manufacturer’s
instructions, and should use a mounting accessory
recommended by the manufacturer.
9.A product and cart combination should be moved with care.
Quick stops, excessive force, and uneven surfaces may cause
the product and cart combination to overturn.
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12.Grounding or Polarization - This product may be equipped with
a polarized alternating-current line plug (a plug having one blade
wider than the other). This plug will fit into the power outlet only
one way. This is a safety feature. If you are unable to insert the
plug fully into the outlet, try reversing the plug. If the plug should
still fail to fit, contact your electrician to replace your obsolete
outlet. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized plug.
Alternate Warnings - This product is equipped with a three-wire
grounding-type plug, a plug having a third (grounding) pin. This
plug will only fit into a grounding-type power outlet. This is a
safety feature, If you are unable to insert the plug into the outlet,
contact your electrician to replace your obsolete outlet. Do not
defeat the safety purpose of the grounding-type plug.
13.Power-Cord Protection - Power-supply cords should be routed
so that they are not likely to be walked on or pinched by items
placed upon or against them, paying particular attention to cords
at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit
from the product.
14.Protective Attachment Plug - The product is equipped with an
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Safety Information
Safety Information
20.Servicing - Do not attempt to service this product yourself as
opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltage
or other hazards. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.
attachment plug having overload protection. This is a safety
feature. See Instruction Manual for replacement or resetting of
protective device. If replacement of the plug is required, be sure
the service technician has used a replacement plug specified by
the manufacturer that has the same overload protection as the
original plug.
15.Outdoor Antenna Grounding - If an outside antenna or cable
system is connected to the product, be sure the antenna or cable
system is grounded so as to provide some protection against
voltage surges and built-up static charges. Article 810 of the
National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70, provides information with
regard to proper grounding of the mast and supporting structure,
grounding of the lead-in wire to an antenna discharge unit, size or
grounding conductors, location of antenna-discharge unit,
connection to grounding electrodes, and requirements for the
grounding electrode. See Figure 131.1.
16.Lightning - For added protection for this product during a
lightning storm, or when it is left unattended and unused for long
periods of time, unplug it from the wall outlet and disconnect the
antenna or cable system. This will prevent damage to the product
due to lightning and power-line surges.
17.Power Lines - An outside antenna system should not be
located in the vicinity of overhead power lines or other electric
light or power circuits, or where it can fall into such power lines or
circuits. When installing an outside antenna system, extreme care
should be taken to keep from touching such power lines or circuits
as contact with them might be fatal.
18.Overloading - Do not overload wall outlets, extension cords, or
integral convenience receptacles as this can result in a risk of fire
or electric shock.
19.Object and Liquid Entry - Never push objects of any kind into
this product through openings as they may touch dangerous
voltage points or short-out parts that could result in a fire or electric shock.Never spill liquid of any kind on the product.
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21.Damage Requiring Service - Unplug this product from the wall
outlet and refer servicing to qualified service personnel under the
following conditions:
a. When the power-supply cord or plug is damaged.
b. If liquid has been spilled, or objects have fallen into the product.
c. If the product has been exposed to rain or water.
d. If the product does not operate normally by following the
operating instructions. Adjust only those controls that are covered
by the operating instructions as an improper adjustment of other
controls may result in damage and will often require extensive
work by a qualified technician to restore the product to its normal
operation.
e. If the product has been dropped or damaged in any way, and
f. When the product exhibits a distinct change in performance - this
indicates a need for service.
22.Replacement Parts - When replacement parts are required, be
sure the service technician has used replacement parts specified
by the manufacturer or have the same characteristics as the
original part. Unauthorized substitutions may result in fire, electric
shock, or other hazards.
23.Safety Check - Upon completion of any service or repairs to this
product, ask the service technician to perform safety checks to
determine that the product is in proper operating condition.
24.Wall or Ceiling Mounting - The product should be mounted to a
wall or ceiling only as recommended by the manufacturer.
25. Heat - The product should be situated away from heat sources
such as radiators, heat registers, stoves or other products
(including amplifiers) that produce heat.
26. Rechargeable battery - Charge voltage cannot be below 12V.
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Introduction
Introduction
UNPACKING
First inventory the contents of your Portable DVD player
package:
Your new PD-500 Portable DVD player
is designed for you to enjoy all forms of
disc media. Its slim shape allows you to
easily carry it with you and enjoy
movies and music anywhere. Your
player incorporates the latest digital
audio/video (AV) technologies to give
you the ultimate in listening and
viewing pleasure.
Portable DVD Player
Audio Cable
S-Video Cable
Video & Coaxial Cable
Ni-MH Battery Pack
Remote Control
External Power Adapter
Power Cord
Cigarette Lighter Adapter
Operating Manual
Stereo Headphone
Your new player also supports CD,
WMA and MP3. Your player also has
several unique features, including an
S-video output (for greater picture
clarity), large active LCD screen, multiangle and multi-language, Parental
Control (to prevent children from
viewing inappropriate content), and
Kodak Picture CD compatibility (so you
can show photos on your TV). This is
a truly multimedia machine designed
for the multimedia world to enjoy.
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If any item should be damaged or missing, please
contact your dealer without delay.
Keep the packaging materials, you may need them to
transport your player in the future.
WARNING: Changes or modifications made to this equipment, not
expressly approved by us or parties authorized by us will void all
manufacture warranties.
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Table of Contents
Safety Precautions ................................
Introduction
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Table of Contents ....................................
Quick Starting Guide
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Quick Starting Guide ............................
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Connecting to a TV ..............................
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Connecting to Optional Equipment ................
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Playing Back a Disc ..............................
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KODAK Picture CD ..............................
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JPEG Playback
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WMA/MP3 Playback
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Locating a Specific Title, Chapter or Track ............
Playing Repeatedly ..............................
Playing in Favorite Order
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4. Inserting a DVD disc
Align the center of the DVD disc with
the center of the disc guide. Press
gently down on the DVD to snap the disc into place, then
close the disc cover.
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Selecting Subtitles ..................................
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Using the On-Screen Display ........................
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Selecting the Camera Angle ..........................
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Setting the Parental Lock ........................
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Rechargeable Battery Installation & Use ............
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Customizing the Function Settings ................
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Limited Warranty ................................
3. Press the open button on the left
to open the disc cover
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2. Open the protective cover
The cover opens to a maximum 135o
only, so please do not try to open it
any further.
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Zooming a Picture ..................................
Trouble Shooting Guide
1. Connecting to an External Power Source
Connect the power adapter (supplied with the player) to
the side input and to a wall outlet. Do not use any other
device otherwise specified by your dealer.
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5. Slide the side power switch to ‘ON’.
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Quick Starting Guide
Connecting to a TV
6. Press the PLAY button on the
player face
In general, the DVD already inserted
into the player will start reading
automatically when power is turned
on.
SETTING UP YOUR PLAYER
Step 1:connect the audio cables to AUDIO OUT of the
DVD player..
Step 2:connect the yellow cable to the VIDEO on the
side of your player.
(For TVs that support S-Video Output please follow the
diagram “BETTER” bellow.)
The DVD player will immediately
start rendering the DVD program.
When you want to stop, press the STOP button, it will
return to the power-on logo. To power off the unit, slide
the ON/OFF switch to the right.
GOOD
TV Video Input
The DVD player will automatically power off in three
minutes after entering screen saver mode. To reset the
unit, first slide power switch to ‘OFF’, and then slide it to
‘ON’.
TV Audio Input
White Red
ON/OFF
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Connecting to Optional Equipment
Connecting to a TV
BETTER
CONNECTING HEADPHONES
1. Connect the headphones.
Headphones with a 3.5 mm stereo plug can be
connected.
White
TV Audio Input
Red
2. Adjust the volume by turning the dial.
TV S-Video input
Connect the portable DVD player with an
optional S -Video cable, if the TV has an S Video input. Do not connect the yellow video
cable if using the S -Video cable.
• Turn off the power and unplug both units before setting up
any connections.
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• Avoid listening to sound at levels which may be harmful to
your ears.
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Connecting to Optional Equipment
Connecting to Optional Equipment
Enjoying Dolby Pro Logic Surround Sound (GOOD)
Dolby Pro Logic Surround
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.
Enjoy the dynamic realistic sound of Dolby Pro Logic
Surround by connecting an amplifier and speaker
system (right and left front speakers, a center speaker,
and one or two rear speakers).
Connection
Example
To AUDIO
OUT
It is forbidden by law to copy, broadcast, show, play in
public, and rent copyrighted material without permission.
To VIDEO
OUT
DVD video discs are copy protected, and any recordings
made from these discs will be distorted.
Amplifier
equipped with
Dolby Pro
Logic Surround
To audio
input
Front
speaker
(left)
Manufactured under license from Dolby
Laboratories. “Dolby” and the double-D symbol are
trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. Confidential
Unpublished works.
c 1992-1997 Dolby Laboratories, Inc. All rights
reserved.
TV
Yellow
Front
speaker
Center
(right)
speaker
“DTS” and “DTS Digital Out” are trademarks of Digital
Theater Systems, Inc.
• Adjust the volume of your receiver to a comfortable
listening level to avoid any speaker damage.
• When connecting and disconnecting the DVD video player,
turn off the amplifier to avoid any speaker damage.
Rear
speaker
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Connecting to Optional Equipment
Playing Back a Disc
CONTROLS FOR BASIC PLAYBACK
Enjoy Dolby Digital or DTS (BETTER)
Dolby Digital/DTS
Dolby Digital and DTS programming can deliver surround
sound with five discrete full range channels plus a sixth
channel for a subwoofer. You can enjoy your DVD with a
Dolby Digital System. All you need is to connect your
DVD player to a Dolby Digital/DTS receiver or a Dolby
Digital Ready receiver with an external decoder.
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To VIDEO OUT
Front
speaker
(left)
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TV
Front
speaker
(right)
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Set "SPDIF Output" to "SPDIF/PCM" in "General Setup" from the
Setup Menu.
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Open/Push
Enter
Direction keys
Zoom
Pause
Stop
Next
Previous
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DVD SIDE
To PCM/BITSTREAM
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2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
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1. STANDBY
2. SETUP
3. DISPLAY
4. TITLE
5. REVERSE
6. FORWARD
7. PAUSE/STEP
8. PREVIOUS
9. NEXT
10. REPEAT
11. A-B REPEAT
12. ANGLE
13. ZOOM
14. AUDIO
15. MUTE
16. MENU
17. GOTO
18. SUBTITLE
19. PLAY
20. DIRECTION
(UP/DOWN/
RIGHT/LEFT)
21. ENTER
22. STOP
23. AUDIO
24. PROGRAM
25. SLOW
26. SHIFT
Note:
When you need to use the keys REPEAT, A-B, PRGM, AUDIO which
are combined with numbers, set shift on by pressing SHIFT, and set
shift off to use NUMBERS by pressing SHIFT again.
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Playing Back a Disc
Playing Back a Disc
HOW TO START PLAYBACK FROM THE MENU SCREEN
1. Press TITLE/MENU to
access the menu screen.
2. Press
or
the number buttons to
select the title.
Title 1
HOW TO STOP PLAYBACK
Press the STOP button.
The player is stopped.
Title 2
PLAY
REV
FWD
STOP
Title 3
Title 4
FAST FORWARD & REWIND
3. Press the ENTER or
PLAY button.
The DVD video player will
start playback from the title
selected.
You can playback a disc at 2x, 4x, 8x,
16x or 32x the normal speed for fast
forward or rewind.
Note:
You also can input the
assigned number of the title
to select it directly.
HOW TO PAUSE PLAYBACK (STILL PLAYBACK)
ENTER
Press the PAUSE/STEP once
during playback.
Press PAUSE/STEP repeatedly
during playback, the picture PAUSE/STEP
will advance one frame each
time, then press PLAY button to
resume normal playback.
During the still playback the sound
is muted. MP3 CD, Audio CD and
Picture CD do not have the step
feature.
PLAY
2x
4x
8x
16x
32x
2x
4x
8x
16x
32x
Press the REV or FWD button during playback.
The playback speed becomes double the normal speed.
The playback speed changes, each time you press the
REV or FWD button.
TO RESUME NORMAL PLAYBACK.
Press PLAY.
PLAY
Note:
The function is invalid on some DVD discs.
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Playing Back a Disc
Playing Back Your KODAK Picture CD
PLAYING IN SLOW-MOTION
A disc can also be played back in
slow-motion.
PLAY
1. Press SHIFT to set shift on so
as to use the SLOW button.
TV SCREEN
SLOW
SHIFT
1/2
1/8
1/4
1/2 normal speed
1/2
1/4 normal speed
1/4
1/16
1/8 normal speed
1/8
1/16 normal speed
1/16
2. Press the SLOW button during playback
The playback speed becomes 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, or 1/16 of
the normal speed each time you press the SLOW
button.
TO RESUME NORMAL PLAYBACK.
Press PLAY.
PLAY
NORMAL
When a K ODAK Picture CD is loaded, 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 screen. Sixteen
slideshow transition modes are provided. Use “GOTO”
key to select: Customers can set “transition” effects
for every picture at any time during the slideshow.
mode 1: Wipe Top
mode 2: Wipe Bottom
mode 3: Wipe Left
mode 4: Wipe Right
GOTO
mode 5: Diagonal Wipe Left Top
mode 6: Diagonal Wipe Right Top
mode 7: Diagonal Wipe Left Bottom
mode 8: Diagonal Wipe Right Bottom
mode 9: Extend From Center H
mode 10: Extend From Center V
mode 11: Compress To Center H
mode 12: Compress To Center V
mode 13: Window H
mode 14: Window V
mode 15: Wipe From Edge To Center
RANDOM
To display an image indefinitely, press the PAUSE key.
To view the Next or Previous picture press the
or
keys. To resume the slideshow press the ENTER key.
• During REV, FWD and slow-motion playback, the
sound is muted.
• The function is invalid on some DVD discs.
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JPEG Playback
Playing Back Your KODAK Picture CD
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 keys are used to select the
different transformation modes:
UP
-Invert/Normal
DOWN
-Mirror/Normal
LEFT
-Turn left
RIGHT
-Turn right
Note: The function is invalid in ZOOM mode.
REPEATING THE SLIDESHOW
YOU CAN USE YOUR DVD PLAYER TO VIEW
PHOTOGRAPHS STORED ON A CD-R. THE
PHOTOGRAPHS ON THE DISC NEED TO BE SAVED IN
THE JPEG FILE FORMAT. FOR MORE INFORMATION
ABOUT JPEGS PLEASE VISIT WWW.JPEG.COM.
PLAYING BACK JPEG FILES
1. Place the CD on the disc tray.
2. Select a folder or a picture contained on the CD.
After the CD is loaded, a menu will appear on the
screen.
Press UP or DOWN to select a folder, and press
ENTER/PLAY to view folder contents (shown in right
column as below).
At the end of your picture slideshow, each image is
reduced to a “thumbnail” sized display. To view your
slideshow presentation again, press
button.
Important: Let the player complete it’s layout of twelve
pictures before pressing
button again to view the
next twelve. When at the beginning, press ENTER and
your presentation will begin.
MENU
The MENU key is used to display thumbnail pictures
from the stop position. After it is enabled, up to twelve
scaled-down thumbnail pictures will be displayed on the
screen. The and
can be used to display the NEXT
and PREVIOUS twelve pictures in the current directory.
Note: On the thumbnail screen, You can highlight MENU
and enter it to get help information.
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JPEG Playback
WMA/MP3 Playback
3. Start playback
Use UP or DOWN to select one image and press
ENTER/PLAY to view the pictures.
The pictures will be displayed in a style of a slideshow,
there are many styles of transition effects such as Wipe
Top (default mode), Wipe Bottom, Wipe Left, Wipe
Right, Diagonal Wipe Left Top, Diagonal Wipe Right Top,
Extend from Centre H, Compress to Centre H, Window
H, etc., use the GOTO button to change the slide style.
4. Rotate an image
During the slide show, you can use arrow keys to rotate
an image:
Press UP to invert an image.
Press DOWN to mirror an image.
Press LEFT to rotate an image to the left.
Press RIGHT to rotate an image to the right.
5. Zoom
This feature allows you to view a picture at 50%, 75%
125%, 150% or 200% in several increments. Press the
ZOOM button. An on screen message (“Zoom On”) will
verify your selection. Use
and
keys to control the
amount of zoom in and out. Press the direction keys to
shift the zoom point. With Zoom Off, the picture is
scaled to fit most of your TV screen.
WHAT IS WMA?
WMA refers to a new format of music files from
Microsoft available for playback from WMA web sites.
The compression used allows you to record from your
computer up to 22 hours of music on CD-R and play
back through your DVD Player. APEX Digital is the first
company to offer in a home DVD player, the ability to
play back CD-R discs recorded with WMA audio files.
PLAYING AN MP3 FORMAT
1. 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 UP/DOWN to select and highlight an MP3
file (song).
3. Press ENTER to play the MP3 file.
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MP3
mp3
6. Menu
During the playback, press MENU to access thumbnail
menu. For previewing JPEG files, press MENU again to
return to JPEG folders.
CREATING YOUR OWN PICTURE CDS
Using your computer save pictures as JPEG format and
burn them on a CD-R disc, then you can watch on your
TV.
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Note: WMA Playback is same as MP3's.
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Locating a Specific Title, Chapter or Track
Playing Repeatedly
DVD DISCS ARE NORMALLY DIVIDED INTO TITLES
WHICH ARE SUB-DIVIDED INTO CHAPTERS.
MOREOVER, CD AND MP3 CD ARE DIVIDED INTO
TRACKS.
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
THIS DVD VIDEO PLAYER ALLOWS YOU TO
PLAYBACK A SPECIFIC TITLE, CHAPTER, TRACK,
OR SEGMENT REPEATEDLY. (TITLE REPEAT,
CHAPTER/TRACK REPEAT, A-B REPEAT)
Chapter 3
HOW TO REPEAT A TITLE, CHAPTER, OR DISC
TITLE 1
During normal playback, press the REPEAT button
(set shift on).
The repeat mode changes, each time you press the
REPEAT button.
TITLE 2
DVD Video Disc
LOCATING ATITLE 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 LCD or TV screen, the title menu
will appear.
2. Press the
button to select
PREVIOUS
the title you want.
NEXT
You can also directly locate a specific
title by pressing its assigned number with
the number buttons.
3. Press the PLAY button
This will cause the DVD video player to start playback from
chapter 1 of the title selected.
You also can use skip buttons to select a title or track
desired:
Press or button repeatedly till the one displays.
CHAPTER
Repeats the same chapter.
TITLE
Repeats the same title.
ALL
Repeats the whole disc
PLAY
Resumes normal playback.
SHIFT
REPEAT
SHIFT
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Playing Repeatedly
Playing in Favorite Order
HOW TO REPEAT A SPECIFIC SEGMENT
HOW TO SET TITLES, CHAPTERS, OR TRACKS IN A
FAVORITE ORDER
1. Press the A-B button at the beginning of the
segment in which you want to repeat playback
(point A) (set shift on).
1. Press the PROGRAM button.
PROGRAM MENU displays on the screen.
PROGRAM:TT(01)/CH ( - - )
2. Press the A-B button again at the end of the
segment (point B)
The DVD video player will automatically return to point A
and start to repeat playback of the selected segment (AB).
3. Press the A-B button to cancel the A-B
repeat function
The DVD video player will resume to normal playback.
A
Set point A
AB
Set point B
1 TT: CH:
6 TT: CH:
2 TT: CH:
7 TT: CH:
3 TT: CH:
8 TT: CH:
4 TT: CH:
9 TT: CH:
5 TT: CH:
10 TT: CH:
EXIT
NEXT
2. Using the numbered button, select the items you
want in the order you want them programmed in.
The number of the item selected will be input into the
PROGRAM volume.
PROGRAM:TT(01)/CH ( - - )
1 TT: 01 CH: 01 6 TT: CH:
Resumes normal playback.
A-B
SHIFT
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2 TT:
CH:
7 TT: CH:
3 TT:
CH:
8 TT: CH:
4 TT:
CH:
9 TT: CH:
5 TT:
CH:
10 TT: CH:
EXIT
START NEXT
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Playing in Favorite Order
Zooming a Picture
3. Highlight START and press ENTER to start
program playback.
ZOOMING A PICTURE
This DVD video player allows you to zoom into a picture
as well as shift the zoom point.
4. To clear the programmed, move the cursor to
STOP and then press ENTER to confirm it.
Press ZOOM during normal playback
or slow - motion. (To use the ZOOM
button, it should be set ‘SHIFT ON’ by
ZOOM
pressing SHIFT.)
PROGRAM:TT(01)/CH ( - - )
1 TT: CH:
6 TT: CH:
2 TT: CH:
7 TT: CH:
3 TT: CH:
8 TT: CH:
4 TT: CH:
9 TT: CH:
5 TT: CH:
10 TT: CH:
EXIT
The player magnifies in the center of the picture.
If you press
during zoom playback, the zoom
point shifts.
STOP NEXT
2x
3x
4x
Normal
Playback
To cancel the zoom function, press ZOOM again.
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Selecting Subtitles
Using the On-Screen Display
THIS UNIT ALLOWS YOU TO VIEW THE
OPERATIONAL STATUS AND DISC INFORMATION ON
YOUR TV SCREEN.
HOW TO DISPLAY SUBTITLES
You have the option to select a preferred subtitle
from those included on the DVD video disc.
CHECKING THE OPERATIONALSTATUS
Press the SUBTITLE button
during playback.
SUB-T
SUBTITLE 1
1/03
SUBTITLE 2
2/03
With this function you can view on your TV the following:
-Current title
-Track number
-Total playing time
Current Title
Current Chapter
Title Elapsed
TT 01/12
SUBTITLE 3
CH 006/039
Playing time
Total Chapter
Total Title
0:02:20
3/03
SUBTITLE OFF
DISPLAY
Title Remain
TT 01/12
CH 006/039
0:18:50
To TURN OFF the subtitles.
Chapter Elapsed
TT 01/12
Press the SUBTITLE during
playback until the subtitles
disappear.
CH 006/039
0:03:50
Chapter Remain
TT 01/12
SUBTITLE OFF
Display Off
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CH 006/039
0:10:40
Press the DISPLAY
during playback to
turn on the ON
SCREEN DISPLAY
Press it again to turn it
off.
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Selecting the Camera Angle
Setting the Parental Lock
THIS DVD VIDEO PLAYER ALLOWS YOU TO SELECT
FROM SEVERAL DIFFERENT ANGLES.
ANGLE 1
ANGLE 2
Selecting the camera angle
ANGLE
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 allowed, you could edit out violent scenes unsuitable for
children and replace them with more suitable scenes, or
lock out playback of the disc all together.
HOW TO CHANGE THE CAMERA ANGLE
If the DVD video disc was recorded with multiple angles,
you have the option to change the camera angle of the
scene you are watching.
Press the ANGLE button while playing back a scene
recorded with multiple angles (set shift on).
• 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.
1. Press STOP during
playback
2. Press SETUP
The SETUP MENU appears
on the screen.
DIRECTION
STOP
3. Select
Preference Page,
press ENTER.
-- Preference Page -Audio
ENG
Subtitle
ENG
Disc Menu
ENG
Parental
Password
Default
2/2
1/2
• The angle function will not work on DVD video discs
that does not contains recorded with multiple angles.
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SETUP
Go To Preference Page
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Rechargeable Battery Installation & Use
Setting the Parental Lock
4. Select Parental, press ENTER.
5. Select ratings, press ENTER
1 KID
SAFE
2 G
3 PG
4 PG 13
5 PGR
6 R
7 NC17
8 ADULT
OFF
INSTALLING & REMOVING THE BATTERY PACK
SETUP
2
DIRECTION
STOP
3
1
1. Make sure the unit is powered off and unplugged.
2. Attach the battery pack to the outlet of the unit as the
arrowhead 1, and push it forward as arrowhead 2 to align them
with each other till you hear a click sound.
Removing the Battery Pack
1. Make sure the unit is powered off and unplugged.
2. Pull the battery pack backward as arrowhead 3 till it is
released.
6. Enter your password then press ENTER.
The pre-set password is 3308
Password
OK
USE AND MAINTENANCE
THIS UNIT IS SUPPLIED WITH HIGHLY-EFFECTIVE
RECHARGEABLE BATTERY (NI-MH). SUCH BATTERY PACK
A HIGH STORAGE CAPACITY AND LOW LEVEL OF
DEGRADATION. THE LATTER MEANS THAT THE BATTERY
CAN ALSO BE RECHARGED WHEN ONLY PARTLY SPENT.
7. Press SETUP to exit setup,
press ENTER to start.
TO CHANGE YOUR PASSWORD:
Plug the AC adapter into the
battery.
Please fully charge the battery
prior to first use.
1. Follow step 4 to select password change.
2. Enter old password.
3. Enter new password.
4. Re-enter to confirm your new password.
5. Press ENTER.
6. Press SETUP to exit.
Charging indicator
AC Adapter/charge input
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Rechargeable Battery Installation & Use
Customizing the Function Settings
The provided battery can be recharged for about 300 times. It
takes about 5 hours to recharge the battery, then the red
indicator is put out and the green one flashes, please continue
recharging it for about 0.5 hour. Afully charged battery can power
the unit for about 3 hours. Power consumption depends on the
operations of the player such as brightness of the screen,
volume level, etc.
Recharge the battery timely when fully spent in order to
maximize its life.
Never recharge the battery which is already fully charged.
Under no circumstance should you short out the battery, store it
in a metal container, or leave it in a humid or damp environment.
Store the battery in an airtight container if possible. Recharge
effectiveness will degrade when environmental temperatures
drop below 10 ºC or exceed 35 ºC.
THIS UNIT ALLOWS YOU TO CUSTOMIZE THE
PERFORMANCE TO YOUR PERSONAL PREFERENCE.
SETUPMENU
-- General Setup Page -TV Display
Wide
Angle Mark
On
OSD Lang
ENG
SPDIF Output RAW
Captions
Off
Screen Saver On
Go To General Setup Page
Normal/PS
Normal/LB
Wide
On
Off
English
中文
French
Spanish
SPDIF Off
SPDIF/RAW
SPDIF/PCM
On
Off
1. Press SETUP.
2. Press / / /
to select category
(highlight), then
press ENTER.
3. Press SETUP to
quit the menu.
-- Speaker Setup Page -Downmix
Go To Speaker Setup Page
LT/RT
Stereo
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Customizing the Function Settings
-- Dolby Digital Setup -Dual Mono
Dynamic
Trouble Shooting Guide
Stereo
L-Mono
R-Mono
MIX-Mono
Symptom
Correction
No power
• Connect the power plug into the power port
securely.
No picture/sound
• If playback through a TV, verify the
connection between them: audio cable, video
cable or S video cable.
FULL
3/4
1/2
Go To Dolby Digital Setup
1/4
• Make sure it is right in NTSC/PAL, the button
is on the rear panel of the unit.
OFF
-- Dolby Digital Setup -Sharpness
High
Contrast
00
Go To Video Setup Page
-- Preference Page -Audio
ENG
Subtitle*
ENG
Disc Menu
ENG
Parental
Password
Default
Go To Preference Page
Note:The Subtitle has the "OFF" option,
and none of Audio and Disc Menu has it.
High
Medium
Low
Contrast
Rolling b/w picture
• Adjust the vertical hold on your TV.
0
English
French
Spanish
Chinese
Japanese
Korean
Russian
Thai
Off
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Black & White
picture
The player does not
start playback
• Damaged S conector (bent pin).
• Insert a playable disc. (Check the disc type
and color system).
• Place the disc with the playback side down
and correctly inside the guide.
KID SAFE
G
PG
PG 13
PGR
R
NC17
ADULT
OFF
• Clean the disc.
• Cancel the parental lock function or change
the parental lock level. (The Pre-set password
is 3308.)
• Reset the portable DVD player.
Change
RESET
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Limited Warranty
Limited Warranty
PLAYERS
90 DAYS LABOR
ONE YEAR REPLACEMENT OF PARTS
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. You
will need to prepay shipping and APEX will pay the cost of shipping
the unit back to you.
WHAT IS COVERED?
Warranty repair from the original date of purchase: One (1) year
replacement of parts; 90 days limited labor warranty coverage.
If you don’t have proof of purchase, your unit will be considered outof-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.
- 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.
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- 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 copyrighted or not.)
- Shipment to the authorized repair facility for warranty repair.
BEFORE REQUESTING SERVICE:
Check your owner ’s manual under “Troubleshooting Guide”
and visit our website www.apexdigitalinc.com/support.asp
for the latest updates under FAQ.
ORDERING ACCESSORIES:
You may purchase a remote control ($33 U.S.), owners
manual ($10), and/ or firmware upgrade, if applicable to your
player ($10). Specify model number, name & address with a
cashiers check made out to Apex Digital.
MODEL # ___________
SERIAL # ___________
WHERE IS SERVICE AVAILABLE?
Please contact APEX DIGITAL, INC.
customer service: 2235 E. Francis St., Ontario, CA 91761
(909) 930-1239 Monday-Friday
8:30am-5:00pm (California)
This warranty gives you specific legal rights. You may have
other rights which vary from state/province to state/province.
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