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The illustration shows SC-HT530.
Operating Instructions
DVD Home Theater Sound System
SC-HT530/SC-HT840
Model No.
Region number
The player plays DVD-Video marked with labels containing the region
number or "ALL".
Region
The United Kingdom, the Middle East,
South Africa, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait
Southeast Asia and Thailand
Australia and N.Z.
[The\United\Kingdom\
Example:
EB
GCS
GCT
GC
SC-HT880
Number
2
3
4
2
2
3
ALL
5
GS
GN
Advanced
progressive scan
Provides a smoother and sharper image.
Compatible with a variety
of media formats
DVD-RAM, DVD-Audio, DVD-Video and more.
High performance
sound effects
Sound field control (SFC), Bass sound enhancement and more.
Before connecting, operating or adjusting this product,
please read the instructions completely.
Please keep this manual for future reference.
[Note[
"EB" on the packaging indicates the United Kingdom.
8
page
11
page
24
page
RQT7978-B

Summary of Contents

  • Page 1

    The illustration shows SC-HT530. Operating Instructions DVD Home Theater Sound System SC-HT530/SC-HT840 Model No. Region number The player plays DVD-Video marked with labels containing the region number or “ALL”. Region The United Kingdom, the Middle East, South Africa, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait Southeast Asia and Thailand Australia and N.Z.

  • Page 2

    Be sure to set the proper voltage in your area before use. (For details, please refer to page 9.) RQT7978 ≥These operating instructions are applicable to models SC-HT530, SC-HT840 and SC-HT880 for a variety of regions. ≥Unless otherwise indicated, illustrations in these operating instructions are of SC-HT530.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Caution for AC Mains Lead (For United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait) (“EB” and “GS” area code models only) For your safety, please read the following text carefully. This appliance is supplied with a moulded three pin mains plug for your safety and convenience.

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    Before proceeding to the next step, please remove the plastic wrap from the pipe. The supplied stands are specially designed for attachment to Panasonic SB-FS840 front speakers, SB-FS842 front speakers, SB-FS930 front speakers, SB-FS880 surround speakers, or SB- FS881 front or surround speakers. Use only as indicated in this setup.

  • Page 5

    Attach the stands to the speakers. Ensure the stand is fastened on straight by gradually tightening the top and bottom screws alternately until fully tightened. Long screws Speaker You can also attach to the lower rear of the speaker. The height of the speaker can be changed when attaching the stand to the upper rear or lower rear of the speaker.

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    STEP Positioning [HT530] FRONT SURROUND (L, R) (L, R) The left and right front, and left and right surround speakers are all identical. [HT840] SURROUND FRONT (L, R) (L, R) The left and right speakers are the same with respect to the front and surround speaker pairs. [HT880] FRONT SURROUND...

  • Page 7: With The Subwoofer

    1 FRONT (L) 4 SURROUND (R) 3 SURROUND (L) [HT840] [HT880] Click! [HT840] [HT880]: copper) wires to positive (i) terminals and negative ([HT530]: blue, Sheet of speaker-cable stickers The illustration shows SC-HT530. 5 CENTER [HT530] Copper White Silver Blue RQT7978...

  • Page 8

    (576)p or 525 (480)p compatible television. (Video will not be displayed correctly if connected to an incompatible television.) [The\United\Kingdom] ≥Panasonic televisions with 625 (576)/50i·50p, 525 (480)/ 60i·60p input terminals are progressive compatible. Consult the manufacturer if you have another brand of television. Television...

  • Page 9

    AM loop antenna FM indoor antenna ≥Connect the AC mains lead after all other connections are complete. ≥Optional antenna connections (➜ page 23). The illustration shows SC-HT530. FM indoor antenna Affix this end of the antenna where reception is best.

  • Page 10: Control Reference Guide

    [HT880]) Play discs (12)/Memorize the ([HT840] receiving radio stations (22) SHIFT RETURN ENTER Press to finish Press to exit. QUICK SETUP. The illustrations show SC-HT530. AC IN AC IN SUPER SRND C.FOCUS MIX 2CH H.BASS (24, 25) (24) (24) AC supply indicator [AC IN]...

  • Page 11: Discs That Can Be Played, Disc Handling

    Discs that can be played Disc Logo DVD-RAM DVD-Audio DVD-Video DVD-R (DVD-Video)/ DVD-RW (DVD-Video) iR (Video)/ — iRW (Video) Video CD SVCD CD-R — CD-RW § A process that allows play on compatible equipment. ≥It may not be possible to play the above discs in all cases due to the type of disc or condition of the recording. ∫...

  • Page 12: Basic Play

    Basic play Turn the unit Select “DVD/CD”. INPUT SELECTOR PROGRESSIVE PROGRESSIVE You can enjoy progressive video (➜ page 8). Start play. The tray is automatically closed. [Note[ ≥Discs continue to rotate while menus are displayed. Press [∫] when you finish to preserve the unit’s motor and your television screen. ≥Total title number may not be displayed properly on iR/iRW.

  • Page 13

    If you are experiencing problems, refer to troubleshooting (➜ page 34, 35). AV SYSTEM SLEEP TV/AV TUNER/BAND DVD/CD Numbered buttons VOLUME -/-- CANCEL CANCEL SKIP SLOW/SEARCH TOP MENU MENU TOP MENU DIRECT PLAY NAVIGATOR LIST DIRECT NAVIGATOR 3, 4, 2, 1 ENTER ENTER FUNCTIONS...

  • Page 14: Convenient Functions

    Convenient functions AV SYSTEM TV/AV SLEEP Numbered buttons CANCEL CANCEL SKIP TOP MENU DIRECT NAVIGATOR 3, 4, 2, 1 ENTER ENTER FUNCTIONS TV VOL SUBWOOFER SUPER SRND LEVEL H.BASS ZOOM QUICK OSD QUICK OSD MANUAL SKIP ZOOM, MANUAL SKIP ANGLE/PAGE FL DISPLAY GROUP ANGLE/PAGE...

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    Press [2, 1] to select “On” or “Off”. [RAM] (On/Off only with discs that contain subtitle on/off information) Press [SHIFT]i[SUBTITLE] to select “On” or “Off”. ≥Subtitle on/off information cannot be recorded using Panasonic DVD Recorders. Angle selection and Still ANGLE/PAGE SHIFT...

  • Page 16: Using Navigation Menus

    Using navigation menus Numbered buttons CANCEL SKIP TOP MENU TOP MENU, DIRECT NAVIGATOR DIRECT NAVIGATOR ENTER FUNCTIONS FUNCTIONS TV VOL SUBWOOFER SUPER SRND LEVEL H.BASS ZOOM QUICK OSD MANUAL SKIP ANGLE/PAGE FL DISPLAY GROUP ANGLE/PAGE ADVANCED SHIFT DISC REVIEW SHIFT TOP MENU MENU Playing data discs...

  • Page 17

    TOP MENU MENU Playing HighMAT [WMA] [MP3] [JPEG] Press [TOP MENU]. Press [3, 4, 2, 1] to select the item, then press [ENTER]. ≥Repeat this step if necessary. Menu: Takes you to the next e.g. New Playlist Item Long Name Display Te PAG E 1 / 3 M e n u 1 P l ay l i s t 1...

  • Page 18: Using On-screen Menus

    Using on-screen menus AV SYSTEM TV/AV SLEEP Numbered buttons CANCEL CANCEL SKIP TOP MENU DIRECT NAVIGATOR ENTER FUNCTIONS FUNCTIONS TV VOL SUBWOOFER SUPER SRND LEVEL H.BASS ZOOM QUICK OSD MANUAL SKIP ANGLE/PAGE FL DISPLAY GROUP ADVANCED SHIFT DISC REVIEW Press once. FUNCTIONS Select the menu.

  • Page 19

    Other Settings [DVD-A] (Motion picture part) [RAM] [DVD-V] Play Speed To change play speed – from “k0.6” to “k1.4” (in 0.1 unit steps) ∫ Play Menu (Only when the elapsed play time can be displayed. [JPEG]: Works with all JPEG content.) Repeat (➜...

  • Page 20: Changing The Player Settings

    Changing the player settings SLEEP TV/AV TUNER/BAND Numbered buttons -/-- CANCEL SKIP SLOW/SEARCH TOP MENU DIRECT NAVIGATOR ENTER FUNCTIONS TV VOL SUBWOOFER SUPER SRND C.FOCUS LEVEL H.BASS ZOOM SUBTITLE QUICK OSD MANUAL SKIP AUDIO ANGLE/PAGE FL DISPLAY GROUP REPEAT ADVANCED PLAY SPEED SHIFT DISC REVIEW...

  • Page 21

    ≥Standard (Direct View TV) TV Type ≥Projection TV Select to suit the type of television. ≥0ms Time Delay When connected with a Plasma display, adjust if you notice the audio is out of sync with the video. § ≥Video/YPbPr Video Out (AV/Component) ≥RGB/No Output Choose the video signal format to be output from the SCART (AV) and...

  • Page 22: The Radio

    The radio AV SYSTEM TV/AV TUNER/BAND SLEEP Numbered buttons -/-- CANCEL SKIP SLOW/SEARCH TOP MENU DIRECT NAVIGATOR ENTER ENTER FUNCTIONS FUNCTIONS TV VOL SUBWOOFER SUPER SRND C.FOCUS LEVEL H.BASS ZOOM SUBTITLE QUICK OSD MANUAL SKIP AUDIO ANGLE/PAGE FL DISPLAY GROUP REPEAT ADVANCED PLAY SPEED...

  • Page 23

    ∫ AM frequency step ain unit only [Southeast\Asia,[Thailand,\the\Middle\East,\South\Africa,\Saudi\Arabia\ [and\Kuwait[ The step is factory-set to 9 kHz, but you can change it to receive broadcasts allocated in 10-kHz steps. 1 Press [INPUT SELECTOR] to select “FM”. 2 Press and hold [INPUT SELECTOR]. After a few seconds, the display changes to show the current minimum frequency.

  • Page 24: Sound Field And Sound Quality

    Sound field and sound quality SLEEP TV/AV CANCEL SKIP TOP MENU DIRECT NAVIGATOR 3, 4, 2, 1 FUNCTIONS TV VOL SUBWOOFER SUPER SRND LEVEL H.BASS SUBWOOFER LEVEL ZOOM SUPER SRND, H.BASS QUICK OSD MANUAL SKIP ANGLE/PAGE FL DISPLAY GROUP ADVANCED SHIFT DISC REVIEW SHIFT...

  • Page 25

    SUPER SRND Enhancing the bass sound H.BASS You can enhance low-frequency sound so that heavy bass sound can be heard clearly, even if the acoustics of your room are not optimal. The unit automatically selects the most suitable setting according to the type of playing source. Press [H.BASS].

  • Page 26: Operating Other Equipment

    Operating other equipment ∫ Connection example Television (not included) To show video from the video cassette recorder Select “VIDEO 2” input on your television in AUDIO OUT VIDEO IN this example. To play audio from the television Reduce the volume on the television to its minimum and control the volume on this unit.

  • Page 27

    Operating the television and the video cassette recorder You can use the remote control to operate a Panasonic television or a video cassette recorder. Connect your equipment referring to “Connection example” (➜ page 26). [Note] The remote control may not work properly with some models.

  • Page 28: Other Useful Functions

    Other useful functions AV SYSTEM TV/AV SLEEP SLEEP CANCEL SKIP TOP MENU DIRECT NAVIGATOR ENTER FUNCTIONS [HT840] [HT880] TV VOL SUBWOOFER SUPER SRND LEVEL H.BASS SLEEP QUICK OSD ZOOM QUICK OSD MANUAL SKIP ANGLE/PAGE FL DISPLAY GROUP ADVANCED SHIFT DISC REVIEW SHIFT SLEEP [HT530]...

  • Page 29: Other Speaker Setup Options

    Other speaker setup options ∫ Attaching to a wall You can attach all of the speakers to a wall. Drive a screw (not included) into the wall. Fit the speaker securely onto the screw(s) with the hole(s). 30–35 mm ‰7.5–9.4 mm ‰3.0–4.0 mm 4.0–7.0 mm Wall or pillar...

  • Page 30: Glossary, Maintenance

    Glossary Decoder A decoder restores the coded audio signals on DVD’s to normal. This is called decoding. Dolby Digital This is a method of coding digital signals developed by Dolby Laboratories. Apart from stereo (2-channel) audio, these signals can also be multi-channel audio. A large amount of audio information can be recorded on one disc using this method.

  • Page 31: Language Code List

    Language code list Abkhazian: 6566 Finnish: Afar: 6565 French: Afrikaans: 6570 Frisian: Albanian: 8381 Galician: Ameharic: 6577 Georgian: Arabic: 6582 German: Armenian: 7289 Greek: Assamese: 6583 Greenlandic: Aymara: 6588 Guarani: Azerbaijani: 6590 Gujarati: Bashkir: 6665 Hausa: Basque: 6985 Hebrew: Bengali; Bangla: 6678 Hindi: Bhutani:...

  • Page 32

    Pin jack (Y: green, P : blue, P Scart jack (1 system) 1 way, 1 speaker system (Bass reflex) 88 Hz–25 kHz (j16 dB) 100 Hz–22 kHz (j10 dB) 90 mmk193 mmk102 mm CD 785 nm DVD 662 nm 10 Hz–20 kHz...

  • Page 33

    [HT530] [Center\speaker\SB-PC730] Type 2 way, 3 speaker system (Bass reflex) Speaker unit(s) 1. Full range 2. Full range 3. Super Tweeter Input power (IEC) Output sound pressure Cross over frequency Frequency range 103 Hz–25 kHz (j16 dB) 116 Hz–22 kHz (j10 dB)

  • Page 34

    Troubleshooting guide Before requesting service, make the following checks. If you are in doubt about some of the check points, or if the solutions indicated in the chart do not solve the problem, consult your dealer for instructions. Power No power. The unit is automatically switched to the standby mode.

  • Page 35

    Menus ≥Select “DVD/CD” as the source. The Setup menu cannot be ≥Cancel all group, program and random play. accessed. Picture abnormal or un-viewable ≥Ensure that the unit is connected directly to the television, and is not connected through a video Picture distorted.

  • Page 36

    ≥For Republic of Ireland customers: 01 289 8333 ≥Visit our website for product information ≥E-mail: customer.care@panasonic.co.uk Direct Sales at Panasonic UK ≥Order accessory and consumable items for your product with ease and confidence by phoning our Customer Care Centre Monday- Friday 9:00am-5:30pm.

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  • Helene Sep 03, 2012 08:15:
    What do I do if the on/off button and the eject button doesn't work?
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