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Philips HTS9800W/37B User Manual

Philips cineos dvd/sacd home theater system hts9800w with neodymium ribbon tweeters.

 
HTS9800W
DVD/ SACD HOME THEATER SYSTEM
User Manual
6
Manuel D'utilisation
58
Manual de Instrucciones
110

Summary of Contents

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    HTS9800W DVD/ SACD HOME THEATER SYSTEM User Manual Manuel D’utilisation Manual de Instrucciones...

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    Registering your model with PHILIPS makes you eligible for all of the valuable benefits listed below, so don't miss out. Complete and return your Product Registration Card at once, or register online at www.philips.com/usasupport to ensure:...

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    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read these instructions. Keep these instructions. Heed all warnings. Follow all instructions. Do not use this apparatus near water. Clean only with dry cloth. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer´s instructions. Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that...

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    DANGER - Invisible laser radiation when open. AVOID DIRECT EXPOSURE TO BEAM. CAUTION Changes or modifi cations not expressly approved by Philips could void your authority to operate this transmitter. ‘CONSUMERS SHOULD NOTE THAT NOT ALL HIGH DEFINITION TELEVISION SETS ARE FULLY COMPATIBLE WITH THIS PRODUCT AND MAY CAUSE ARTIFACTS TO BE DISPLAYED IN THE PICTURE.

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    Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Declaration of Conformity Model number: HTS9800W Trade Name: Philips Responsible Party: Philips Consumer Electronics A Division of Philips Electronics North America Corp. P. O. Box 671539 Marietta, GA 30006-0026 1-800-PHILIPS (744-5477) English ------------------------------------------6 Français --------------------------------------- 56...

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents General General Information ... 8 Setup precautions ...8 Accessories supplied ...8 Cleaning discs ...8 About recycling ...8 Product Overview Main Unit ... 9 Remote control ...10-12 Using the remote control ...12 Basic Connections ...13-16 Step 1: Assemble the speakers ...13 Step 2: Positioning for best effect ...13 Placing the speakers ...13 Placing the subwoofer ...14...

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Volume control ... 48 Other Features ... 49 Setting the Sleep timer ... 49 Dimming system’s display screen ... 49 Using the remote to operate your ‘Philips’ television ... 49 Specifi cations ... 50 Troubleshooting ...51-53 Glossary ... 54-55 Language Code ... 164 Table of contents ™...

  • Page 8: General Information, Setup Precautions, Accessories Supplied, Cleaning Discs, About Recycling

    General Information CAUTION! The machine does not contain any user-serviceable parts. Please leave all maintenance work to qualifi ed personnel. Setup precautions Finding a suitable location – Place the set on a fl at, hard and stable surface. Do not place the set on a carpet. –...

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    Front View Touch screen controls 2 STANDBY ON – Switches to standby mode, or switches on the system. b u PLAY PAUSE – DISC: starts/pauses playback. – TUNER: starts preset radio station installation in Plug and Play mode. c Ç STOP –...

  • Page 10: Remote Control

    – Confi rms a selection. . / > – DISC: press and hold to search backward/forward or to select a track. – TV: selects previous/next channel (Philips TV only.) – TUNER: tunes the radio frequency up/down. Ç – Exits an operation.

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    (CD.) ZOOM – Enlarges a picture on the TV screen. Remote control (continued) TV VOL +- – Adjusts TV volume (Philips TV only.) PLAYÉ – DISC: starts playback. Å – DISC: pauses playback. DISC MENU – Enters or exits disc contents menu.

  • Page 12: Using The Remote Control, Remote Control

    Remote control (continued) Using the remote control Open the battery compartment. Insert two batteries type R06 or AA, following the indications (+-) inside the compartment. Close the cover. Point the remote control directly at the remote sensor (IR) on the front panel of the DVD system.

  • Page 13: Basic Connections, Step 1: Assemble The Speakers, Placing The Speakers

    Basic Connections Step 2: Positioning for best effect The Philips HTS9800W Home Theater System is simple to install. Proper system placement is critical to ensure an optimum sound experience. The placement diagrams shown here are...

  • Page 14: Placing The Subwoofer, Placing The Dvd System, Placing The Junction Box

    AC outlet where the AC power plug can be reached easily. – Ensure the front side of the AV wireless receiver box (with Philips logo) faces towards the DVD system. – For optimal wirelesss performance, ensure that the AV wireless receiver box is not placed in an enclosed area.

  • Page 15: Step 3: Connecting The Dvd System, Av Subwoofer And Front Speakers

    Step 3: Connecting the DVD system, AV subwoofer and front speakers Before you start... If you wish to mount the DVD system on the wall, see section “Optional Connections” before making any connections. To AC power outlet AV subwoofer To AC power outlet SPEAKERS...

  • Page 16: Step 4 : Connecting The Wireless Rear Speakers, Basic Connections

    Basic Connections REAR RIGHT Step 4 : Connecting the wireless rear speakers The rear speakers ( REAR LEFT/ REAR RIGHT/ REAR CENTER ) are to be connected to the AV wireless receiver box which receives signals from the DVD system. Before you start...

  • Page 17: Optional Connections, Mounting The Dvd System On The Wall

    Helpful Hint: – Philips accepts absolutely no liability for any accidents or damage resulting from inadequate assembly or mounting, misuse or abuse, or natural disasters.

  • Page 18: Mounting The Speakers On The Wall

    Helpful Hint: – Philips accepts absolutely no liability for any accidents or damage resulting from inadequate assembly or mounting, misuse or abuse, or natural disasters.

  • Page 19: Connecting To A Progressive Scan Tv, Connecting To A Hdmi Compatible Device

    Example of TV’s back panel VIDEO AUDIO TO SUB- WOOFER DIGITAL IN L AUX IN R COMPONENT VIDEO Connecting to a Progressive Scan TV IMPORTANT! – The progressive scan video quality is only possible when a progressive scan TV is connected to the Y Pb Pr jacks.

  • Page 20: Connecting To An Analog Audio/ Video Device, Connecting To A Digital Audio Device

    Optional Connections Connecting to an analog audio/ video device You can connect an analog audio/video device (e.g. VCR, Cable/Satellite Box, TV or cassette recorder) to the Junction Box in order to enjoy the Home Theater Audio System’s surround sound capabilities. Use an audio cable (red/white - not supplied) to connect the AUX IN (R/L) jacks on the Junction Box to the...

  • Page 21: Connecting To An Outdoor Fm Antenna Terminal, Optional Connections

    Connecting to an outdoor FM antenna terminal If the FM reception is poor, you can use a FM coaxial cable (not supplied) to connect the FM 75 coaxial cable (hidden inside the back cover) directly to the outdoor FM antenna terminal. Open the DVD system’s back cover by releasing the two catches located at the base of the system.

  • Page 22: Step 1: Turning On The Dvd System, Turning Off To Standby Mode

    Getting Started Step 1: Turning on the DVD system Press the SOURCE button on the DVD system repeatedly to select : DISC TUNER FM DISC ... Turning off to standby mode Press STANDBY 2 on the remote control. The message “Standby” will be shown on the display screen, and slowly fade away.

  • Page 23: Step 3 Setting Language Preferences, On-screen Display (osd) Language

    Step 3: Setting language preferences The language options are different depending on your country or region. It may not correspond to the illustrations shown on the user manual. On-screen display (OSD) language The OSD (On-Screen Display) language for this DVD system will remain as you have set it, regardless of the changes made to the DVD disc language.

  • Page 24: Step 4: Setting The Tv, Selecting The Matching Color System

    Getting Started (continued) keys to select a language and press OK to confi rm. If the language you want is not in the list, then select { Others. } Use the numeric keypad (0-9) on the remote control to enter the 4-digit language code ‘XXXX’...

  • Page 25: Setting The Tv Display, Setting Up Progressive Scan Feature (for Progressive Scan Tv Only)

    Setting the TV display Set the aspect ratio of the DVD system according to the TV type you have connected. The format you select must be available on the disc. If it is not, the setting for TV display will not affect the picture during playback.

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    Getting Started (continued) The menu below will appear on the TV. HINTS:(refer to the owner’s manual) ACTIVATING PROGRESSIVE: 1. Ensure your TV has progressive scan. 2. Connect with YPbPr(GBR) video cable. 3. If there is a blank screen on normal TV, wait 15 seconds for auto recover.

  • Page 27: Step 5: Setting The Speakers' Channels

    Step 5: Setting the speakers’ channels You can adjust the delay times (center and surround only) and volume level for individual speakers. These adjustments allow you to optimize the sound according to your surroundings and setup. Before you start... – Press the SURR. button on the remote control to select multi- channel surround mode before adjusting the speaker settings.

  • Page 28: Playable Discs

    Disc operations Playable discs SUPER VIDEO Your DVD home theater system will play: – Digital Versatile Discs (DVDs) – Video CDs (VCDs) – Super Video CDs (SVCDs) – Super Audio CDs (SACDs) – Finalized DVD Recordable (DVD±R), DVD Rewritable (DVD±RW) –...

  • Page 29: Playing A Disc, Basic Playback Controls

    Playing a disc Press the SOURCE button until “DISC” appears on the display panel. Turn on the TV power and set to the correct Video In channel. (See section “Finding the correct viewing channel”.) You should see the blue DVD background screen on the TV.

  • Page 30: Selecting Various Repeat/shuffl E Functions, Other Playback Features For Video Discs (dvd/vcd/svcd)

    Disc operations (continued) Selecting various repeat/ shuffl e functions While playing a disc, press REPEAT on the remote control repeatedly to choose a repeat play mode. RPT ONE (repeat chapter) RPT TT (repeat title) SHUFFLE (random play) RPT SHF (repeat random play) RPT OFF (exit repeat mode) VCD/SVCD/CD RPT ONE (repeat track)

  • Page 31: Viewing Playback Information, Resuming Playback From The Last Stopped Point, Zooming In

    Viewing playback information The DVD system can display the disc playback information (for example, title or chapter number, elapsed playing time, audio/subtitle language) and a number of operations can be done without interrupting disc playback. During playback, press DISPLAY. A list of available disc information appears on the TV screen.

  • Page 32: Changing Subtitle Language (dvd Only), Changing Sound Track Language, Switching Camera Angles

    Disc operations (continued) Changing subtitle language (DVD only) This operation works only on DVDs with multiple subtitle languages, you can change the language you want while playing a DVD. Press SUBTITLE repeatedly to select different subtitle languages. Changing sound track language This operation works only on DVDs with multiple soundtrack languages, you can change the language you want while...

  • Page 33: Playing An Mp3/ Jpeg/mpeg-4/windows Media ™ Audio Disc

    Playing an MP3/ JPEG/ MPEG-4/Windows Media Audio disc This DVD system can playback most of the MP3, JPEG, MPEG-4 and Windows Media™ Audio fi les recorded on a CD-R/RW disc or commercial CD. Before you start... You have to turn on your TV and set to the correct Video In channel.

  • Page 34: Playing A Jpeg Image Fi Le (slide Show), Preview Function, Zoom Picture

    Disc operations (continued) Playing a JPEG image fi le (slide show) Before you start... You have to turn on your TV to the correct Video In channel. See the section on “Finding the correct viewing channel.” Insert a Picture disc (Kodak Picture CD, JPEG.) For a Kodak disc, the slide show will begin automatically.

  • Page 35: Playing Mp3 Music And Jpeg Picture Simultaneously, Playing A Super Audio Cd (sacd)

    Playing MP3 music and JPEG picture simultaneously Insert an MP3 disc that contains music and pictures. Select an MP3 track in the menu and (or u) to start playback. press PLAY During MP3 music playback, use keys to select a picture folder from the disc menu and press PLAY The picture fi les will be played back until the end of the folder.

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    Disc operations (continued) ® Playing a DivX disc This DVD system supports the playback of DivX ® movies which you can copy from your computer onto a CD-R/RW, DVD±R/±RW disc. ® Insert a DivX disc. ® If the DivX movie contains external subtitles, the subtitle menu will appear on the TV for your selection.

  • Page 37: Accessing The Dvd Setup Menu

    Accessing the DVD setup menu This DVD system setup is carried out via the TV, enabling you to customize the DVD system to suit your particular requirements. In ‘DISC’ mode, press SYSTEM MENU. The system setup menu appears. keys to select one of the setup menu pages and press OK.

  • Page 38: General Setup

    { On } { Off } DIVX(R) VOD code Philips provide you with the DivX registration code that allows you to rent and purchase videos using the DivX code and press OK to exit. Use the registration code to purchase or rent the videos from...

  • Page 39: Audio Setup

    DVD System Menu Options Audio Setup Page (underlined options are the factory default settings) Analog Output This feature enables you to set the analog output to match your DVD system’s playback capability. { Stereo } { Multi-channel }– Select this to enable surround sound output { 6.1 Multi-channel }–Select this to enable surround sound HDMI Audio For HDMI connections, you are able to select the HDMI audio...

  • Page 40: Video Setup

    DVD System Menu Options Audio Setup Page (underlined options are the factory default settings) Night Mode This mode optimizes playback of sound at low volume. High volume outputs will be softened and low volume outputs are brought upward to an audible level. This feature is only applicable for DVD video discs with Dolby Digital mode.

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    DVD System Menu Options Video Setup Page (underlined options are the factory default settings) Progressive In the progressive scan mode, you can enjoy high quality picture with less fl ickers. It only works when you have connected the Y Pb Pr jacks on the Junction box to your TV that supports progressive video input.

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    DVD System Menu Options Video Setup Page (underlined options are the factory default settings) Black Level This feature is only applicable if you have set the ‘TV TYPE’ to ‘NTSC’ setting. It will help to improve the picture quality. { On } { Off } Closed Caption Closed captions are hidden data in the video signal on some discs.

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    DVD System Menu Options Video Setup Page (underlined options are the factory default settings) HDMI Setup { HDMI Video }– Selects this to further enhance your HDMI (continued) video output. { 480p } Progressive output in 480 lines for NTSC TV. Selecting this will disable the { Wide Screen Format } feature.

  • Page 44: Preference Setup

    DVD System Menu Options Preference Setup Page Audio Selects the preferred audio language for DVD playback. Subtitle Selects the preferred subtitle language for DVD playback. Disc Menu Selects the preferred disc menu language for DVD playback. Note: If the selected audio/subtitle/disc menu language is not available on the DVD, the disc’s default language will be used instead.

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    DVD System Menu Options Preference Setup Page Password The same password is used for both Parental Control and Disc Lock. Enter your six-digit password to play a prohibited disc or when prompted for a password. The default password is ‘136900’. To change the password: 1) Press OK to access the change password menu.

  • Page 46: Tuning To Radio Stations, Presetting Radio Stations, Using Auto Install

    Tuner Operations Tuning to radio stations Press SOURCE button until “TUNER FM” appears on the display panel. Press briefl y on the remote control. The display panel will show “SEARCH” until a radio station with suffi cient signal strength is found. Repeat step if necessary until you fi nd the desired radio station.

  • Page 47: Using Automatic Preset, Using Manual Preset, Selecting A Preset Radio Station

    Using automatic preset Use automatic presetting to store or reinstall all the preset radio stations. System’s STANDBY display panel TUNER FM AUTO Press SOURCE button until “TUNER FM” appears on the display panel. Press or use the numeric keypad (0-9) to select a preset number to begin. Press and hold PROGRAM until “AUTO”...

  • Page 48: Selecting Surround Sound, Adjusting The Bass/ Treble Level, Selecting Digital Sound Effects, Volume Control

    Sound and Volume Controls Selecting surround sound Press SURR. (SURROUND) to select : MULTI-CHANNEL or STEREO. The availability of the various surround sound modes depends on the sound available on the disc. The available output modes for Multi-channel include: Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital EX, DTS (Digital Theater Systems) Surround and Dolby Pro Logic II.

  • Page 49: Other Features, Setting The Sleep Timer, Dimming System's Display Screen

    DIM 2 : 50% brightness DIM 3 : 25% brightness DIM OFF : normal brightness Other Features Using the remote to operate your ‘Philips’ television Press SOURCE button until “TV” appears on the display panel. button. Press . / >...

  • Page 50: Specifi Cations

    Specifi cations AMPLIFIER SECTION Output power 800 W Front Left/Right 125W / channel Front Center 125W / channel Rear Left/Right 85W / channel Rear Center 105 W / channel Subwoofer 150 W / channel Frequency Response 20 Hz – 6 kHz / –3 dB Signal-to-Noise Ratio >...

  • Page 51: Troubleshooting

    Do not open the system as there is a risk of electric shock. If a fault occurs, fi rst check the points listed below before taking the system for repair. If you are unable to remedy a problem by following these hints, consult your dealer or Philips for help. Problem No power.

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    Troubleshooting Problem Unable to select some items in the setup/system menu. The DVD system does not start playback. No surround sound effect from the speakers. Radio reception is poor. The remote control does not function properly. ® Unable to play DivX movies.

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    Problem No HDMI audio output. No HDMI video output. There is interference on your HTS9800W rear speakers or existing wireless network in your home. Troubleshooting Solution – You will not hear any sound from the HDMI output if the source device is only DVI/HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection)-compatible.

  • Page 54: Glossary

    Glossary Analog: Sound that has not been switched into numbers. Analog sound varies, while digital sound has specifi c numerical values. These jacks send audio through two channels, the left and right. Aspect ratio: The ratio of vertical and horizontal sizes of a displayed image.

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    MP3: A fi le format with a sound data compression system. “MP3” is the abbreviation of Motion Picture Experts Group 1 (or MPEG-1) Audio Layer3. By using the MP3 format, one CD-R or CD-RW can contain about 10 times more data then a regular CD.

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    Philips is not liable for any damage to or loss of any programs, data, or other information stored on any media contained with- in the product, or any non-Philips product or part not covered by this warranty.

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