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FCC Information
FCC Information
Important Information
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC
Ventilation
THE LIGHTNING FLASH AND ARROWHEAD WITHIN
DVD copy protection
Service information
Rules. Operation is subject to the following two
You must adequately ventilate the product. Make
THE TRIANGLE IS A WARNING SIGN ALERTING YOU
This product should be serviced only by those
In accordance with the DVD standard, your DVD
USER MANUAL
conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful
sure there is adequate space around the unit
OF "DANGEROUS VOLTAGE" INSIDE THE PRODUCT.
specially
trained
in
appropriate
servicing
player is equipped with a Copy Protection system,
interference, and (2) this device must accept any
to provide proper air flow for ventilation. See
techniques.
which can be switched on and off by the DVD
THE EXCLAMATION POINT WITHIN THE TRIANGLE
interference received, including interference that
diagram.
disc itself, in order to make any recording of the
may cause undesired operation.
IS A WARNING SIGN ALERTING YOU OF IMPORTANT
Important battery information
relevant DVD disc onto a videotape of very poor
RTD317W
INSTRUCTIONS ACCOMPANYING THE PRODUCT.
7 cm
• Do not mix different types of batteries or new
picture quality, or even impossible. This product
This equipment has been tested and found to
and old batteries. Do not use rechargeable
incorporates copyright protection technology
comply with the limits for a Class B digital device,
10 cm
10 cm
that is protected by method claims of certain U.S.
pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits
batteries.
WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USERSER-
patents and other intellectual property rights
are designed to provide reasonable protection
• In order to avoid any risk of explosion, observe
VICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
owned by Macrovision Corporation and other
against harmful interference in a residential
the polarities indicated inside the battery
CAUTION: USE OF CONTROLS OR ADJUSTMENTS OR PERFORMANCE OF PROCEDURES OTHER THAN
rights owners. Use of this copyright protection
installation. This equipment generates, uses
7 cm
compartment. Replace only with the type of
THOSE SPECIFIED MAY RESULT IN HAZARDOUS RADIATION EXPOSURE.
technology must be authorized by Macrovision
and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if
10 cm
batteries specified. Do not dispose of them in
Corporation, and is intended for home use only
not installed and used in accordance with the
CAUTION: DANGER OF EXPLOSION IF BATTERY IS INCORRECTLY REPLACED. REPLACE ONLY WITH THE
a fire or recharge them.
unless otherwise authorized by Macrovision
instructions, may cause harmful interference to
SAME OR EQUIVALENT TYPE.
• If you are not using the remote control for a
Corporation. Reverse engineering or disassembly
radio communications.
long period of time, remove the batteries.
WARNING: MAINS PLUG IS USED AS DISCONNECT DEVICE AND IT SHOULD REMAIN READILY OPERABLE
This product complies with DHHS Rules 21
is prohibited.
However, there is no guarantee that interference
CFR Subchapter J. Applicable at the date of
DURING INTENDED USE. IN ORDER TO DISCONNECT THE APPARATUS FROM MAINS COMPLETELY, THE
will not occur in a particular installation. If this
manufacture.
MAINS PLUG SHOULD BE DISCONNECTED FROM THE MAINS SOCKET OUTLET COMPLETELY.
Important Safety Instructions
equipment does cause harmful interference
to radio or television reception, which can be
For your safety
Caution
Please respect the environment and
determined by turning the equipment off and
The AC power plug is polarized
This product utilizes a laser. Use of controls or
prevailing regulations. Before you
on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the
Please read and save for future reference.
Protect the power cord from being walked on
(one blade is wider than the
adjustments or performance of procedures other
dispose of batteries or accumulators,
interference by one or more of the following
Some of the following information may not apply
or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience
other) and only fits into AC
ask your dealer whether they are
than those specified may result in hazardous
measures:
to your particular product; however, as with any
receptacles, and the point where they exit from
power outlets one way. If the
subject to special recycling and if
radiation exposure. Do not open covers and do
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
electronic product, precautions should be observed
the apparatus.
plug won't go into the outlet
they will accept them for disposal.
not repair yourself. Refer servicing to qualified
I n c r e a s e t h e s e p a r a t i o n b e t w e e n t h e
during handling and use.
Only use attachments / accessories specified by
completely, turn the plug over
persionnel.
Read these instructions.
the manufacturer.
equipment and receiver.
and try to insert it the other way.
Visible and invisible laser radiation when open
Use only with a cart, stand, tripod,
Keep these instructions.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a
This class B digital apparatus complies
and interlocks defeated.
Heed all warnings.
bracket, or table specified by the
circuit different from that to which the receiver
If it still won't fit, contact a qualified electrician to
]
with Canadian ICES-003.
DO NOT STARE INTO BEAM.
Follow all instructions.
manufacturer, or sold with the
is connected.
change the outlet, or use a different one. Do not
Cet appareil num rique de la class B
é
Do not use this apparatus near water.
apparatus. When a cart is used,
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio /
Class 1 laser product
attempt to bypass this safety feature.
est conforme la norme du NMB-003
à
Clean only with a dry cloth.
use caution when moving the
TV technician for help.
du Canada.
Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in
cart / apparatus combination to
Portable Cart
Removing the power plug is the only way to
Warning
accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.
avoid injury from tip-over.
WARNING: Changes or modifications to this unit
completely remove power from your product. Make
Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms
Do not install near any heat sources such
not expressly approved by the party responsible
sure the power plug remains easily accessible.
WARNING
as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other
or when unused for long periods of time.
for compliance could void the user's authority to
R e fe r a l l s e r v i c i n g to q u a l i f i e d s e r v i ce
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock
apparatus (Including amplifiers) that produce
operate the equipment.
heat.
personnel. Servicing is required when the
Note
hazard, do not expose this product to rain or
Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized
apparatus has been damaged in any way, such
moisture. The apparatus shall not be exposed
Illustrations contained in this document are for
This DVD player is designed and manufactured to
or grounding-type plug. A polarized plug has
as the power cord or plug is damaged, liquid
representation only.
to dripping or splashing and that no objects
respond to the Region Management Information.
two blades with one wider than the other. A
has been spilled or objects have fallen into the
filled with liquids, such as vases, should be
If the Region number of a DVD disc does not
This Home Theater has earned
grounding type plug has two blades and a third
apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to
placed on the apparatus.
correspond to the Region number of this DVD
grounding prong. The wide blade or the third
rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or
the ENERGY STAR.
player, this player cannot play the disc. The Region
has been dropped.
prong is provided for your safety. If the provided
number for this DVD player is Region 1.
plug does not fit into your wall outlet, consult
an electrician for replacement of the obsolete
It's important to read this instruction prior to using your new product for the first time.
outlet.
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Important Safety Instructions
Connections and Setup
Connections and Setup
Connections and Setup
Additional safety information
Method 2
Digital optical input
Connecting the speakers
• Where the mains plug or an appliance coupler
Connecting to your TV (via HDMI input)
1. Connect components capable of outputting
• Apparatus shall not be exposed to dripping or
is used as a disconnect device, the disconnect
Component video jacks (Pr, Pb, Y)
If your product operates on batteries, adhere to the
Speaker wires are color-coded to match the terminals. Connect the speaker wire from the back of each speaker to
HDMI stands for High Definition Multimedia
• The component video jacks are color-coded
Dolby Digital (e.g. TV or Set Top Box) or standard
splashing and no objects filled with liquids, such as
following precautions:
device shall remain readily operable.
the corresponding color terminal at the back of the unit. Press down the tab to open the terminal and insert the
Interface. HDMI transfers digital audio and
green, blue and red.
PCM (CD) format digital signals.
vases, shall be placed on the apparatus.
• Other important use and cleaning information at
wire. Release the tab to lock wire in the terminal.
A. Any battery may leak electrolyte if mixed with a
uncompressed digital video on a single cable.
• Additional component video cables (not
2. Push the OPTICAL button on the remote control
the end of the booklet.
• Always leave sufficient space around the product for
different battery type, if inserted incorrectly, or if all
• When connecting the speakers, make sure the polarities ("+" speaker wire to "+" on the receiver. For example, red
Press the HDMI button on the remote control to
supplied) are required to provide best picture
to activate the sound from the external source.
ventilation. Do not place product in or on a bed, rug,
wire to red terminal on the receiver) of speaker wires and terminals match. If the cords are reversed, the sound
batteries are not replaced at the same time.
change output signals as follows: 480p, 720p,1080i
Connecting the antennas
quality. They are usually color-coded green, blue
3. Push the SURROUND button on the remote
in a bookcase or cabinet that may prevent air flow
will be distorted. Do not let the speaker wires touch each other, it will damage the Home Theater's amplifier.
B. Any battery may leak electrolyte or explode if disposed
and 1080p.
and red.
control to select the sound mode.
through vent openings.
• Center speaker provided with this unit are magnetically shielded to protect your TV set. It is not recommended
of in fire or an attempt is made to charge a battery
• Connect the component video OUT jacks on the
• Do not place lighted candles, cigarettes, cigars, etc.
FM75
Ω
to place the front speakers, surround speakers and subwoofer near the TV set.
not intended to be recharged.
receiver to the component video IN jacks on your
on the product.
C. Discard leaky batteries immediately. Leaking batteries
Front Speakers
TV so the video content goes from the receiver
• Connect power cord only to AC power source as
can cause skin burns or other personal injury. When
White
to the screen.
Cente Speaker
marked on the product.
discarding batteries, be sure to dispose of them in the
Antenna
Left
Right
• Care should be taken so that objects do not fall into
proper manner, according to your state/provincial and
the product.
local regulations.
To HDMI
• Do not attempt to disassemble the cabinet. This
HDMI cable
input
D. Battery shall not be exposed to excessive heat such
Green/Gray
GND
Y
(not supplied)
product does not contain customer serviceable
as sunshine, fire or the like.
components.
P
The AM and FM antennas connect to the AM and
B
Red/Gray
White/Gray
Purple/Gray
FM terminals on the system's back panel. They must
P
SPeAkeRS
R
Connections and Setup
SR
SL
SUB CeN
FR
FL
be hooked up in order to receive clear reception.
Insert
AM Loop Antenna
Accessories provided
Green
Press
1. Uncoil the AM Antenna wire.
Subwoofer
Rear of the unit
Blue
Rear of the unit
2. Press down on the Antennas tab to open the
terminal.
Red
Note: Refer to the owner's manual of the connected
Gray
Blue/Gray
3. Make sure the white wire on the AM loop antenna
TV as well.
is inserted into the AM loop terminal and the other
Using AUDIO IN jack
wire is inserted into the ground loop terminal.
Connect the Ø3.5mm AUDIO IN jack on the front
Rear Speakers
Rear of the unit
Release
Getting sound from external sources
(Surround Sound)
panel of the unit to the headphone output on mp3
such as TV
+
-
players.
Right
Left
Connecting to your TV (VIDEO)
+
-
Using AUX IN jacks
Notes
Method 1
1. Connect the AUX IN jacks from the unit to the
To adjust each speaker volume level for optimum listening experience.
• Ø3.5mm to Ø3.5mm audio cables (not
Remote control and 2
Left and right
Center speaker
Subwoofer
Left and right
AUDIO OUT jacks on VCR, TV, Set Top Box or
Composite video jack (yellow)
• If your television is a high definition
(1) Press the LEVEL button on the remote control to select FL (front Left speaker).
AAA batteries
front speakers
Surround
included).
• The basic video jack is color-coded yellow.
television, use the unit's progressive
other component.
(2) Press the VOL+/VOL- buttons to adjust the value up or down (between -10dB and +10dB).
Speakers
• Press either SOURCE on the main unit or AUDIO
• Video cable (yellow) is supplied for the connection
2. Push the AUDIO/AUX button on the remote
scan output to get the highest possible video
(3) Repeat step (1) and (2) for the other speakers FR, SL, SR, CT, SW.
/AUX on the remote control to select AUDIO IN
control to activate the sound from the external
for good picture quality.
resolution. Set the Progressive Scan option
Speaker gains may be set to levels of up to +10dB, actual max levels may also depend on your Volume Setting.
mode.
source.
• Connect the video OUT jack on the receiver to
in the Video menu to On.
• Press the SURROUND button on the remote
the Video IN jack on your TV so the video content
3. Push the SURROUND button on the remote
One Pig-Tail
• If one of the devices is not working, check that
1. Left, Right (Front Speakers)
Composite
Positioning speakers
control to select the sound mode.
control to select the sound mode.
antenna wire
goes from the receiver to the screen.
all the cables have been inserted properly
Front speakers carry primarily music and sound
Video Cable
One external AM
into the jacks.
loop antenna
3
effects.
• Connecting mono components to your
1
Things to consider before you connect
2. Center
• Suggest using Ø3.5mm AUDIO
receiver: If your component has only one
In surround mode, the center speaker carries most
• Ensure that the mains supply in your house
• The humidity of the room should not exceed 75%.
IN jack for MP3 player and AUX
output for audio (mono), connect it to the
complies with that indicated on the identification
If you have to use the unit outdoors, do not expose
of the dialog as well as music and effects.
IN jacks for auxiliary equipment
white audio jack on the receiver and don't
it to rain or splashing water. The apparatus should
It should be set between the left and right peakers.
sticker located on the back of your unit.
such as DVD, VCR or PC.
use the cable's red plugs.
2
• Install your unit horizontally, away from
not be exposed to dripping or splashing and no
3. Surround (Rear Speakers)
• If the AUX IN (or AUDIO IN) audio signal
any source of heat (fireplace) or appliances
objects filled with liquids, such as vases, should
The surround speakers' overall sound balance
is mono, you may not receive audio on
creating strong magnetic or electric fields. The
be placed on the apparatus.
should be as close as possible to the front peakers.
all speakers.
components of this unit are sensitive to heat.
• Moving the unit from a cold place to a warm one
Proper placement is vital to establish an evenly
The maximum ambient temperature should not
can cause condensation on some components
1
distributed sound field.
exceed 35°C / 95°F.
inside the unit. Let the condensation disappear
4. Subwoofer
3
4
on its own before turning the unit on again.
• Leave enough space around the unit to allow
A subwoofer is designed to reproduce powerful low
adequate ventilation: 10 cm/4 inches on either
• Before moving the unit, make sure the disc tray
Rear of the unit
bass effects (explosions, the rumble of spaceships,
Courtesy Dolby Laboratories
side and above the top, and 5 cm/2 inches at the
is empty.
Rear of the unit
etc.).
rear.
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Connections and Setup
Overview of Controls
Overview of Controls
Playing Discs - Basic Functions
Basic Playback Operations
Front speaker placement
Aiming
ON•OFF:
Turns on/off the unit.
SURROUND: Changes
the
Surround
sound
Using remote control to navigate through
Compatible discs
Variable slow motion
Aim surround speakers straight across the room,
the on-screen menus
DVD:
Selects the DVD mode.
setting.
1. Press SLOW button on the remote in play
• DVD, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW
For best results, follow the speaker placement
not down at viewers, to help create a more open,
mode.
TUNER:
Selects the TUNER and selects between FM/
Press the button to select between
Use , ,
,
and OK on the remote control to
• CD, CD-R, CD-RW
below.
spacious surround sound field.
2. Each time the SLOW button is pressed the
AM.
5.1 Channel and Stereo modes.
navigate through the on-screen displays (the
Compatible formats
Alignment
speed of slow-motion playback changes in the
AUDIO/AUX: Selects and toggles between the front
DVD player's menu, the Info Display that appears
Align the center speaker evenly with (A) or slightly
following sequence:
• DVD, JPEG
Remote control functions in tuner mode
AUDIO IN mode and rear AUX IN mode. (for
during playback, or a disc's menu).
behind (B) (the left and right speakers), but not
• CD, VCD
listening to audio input from connected TV,
TUNER:
Selects the TUNER and switch between
SF 1/ 2
SF 1/ 3
SF 1/ 4
SF 1/ 5
ahead of them.
Use , , ,
on the remote to move through on-
VCR or SetTop BOX).
FM/AM.
screen menus in the direction of the arrow button
Regional coding
PLAY
SF 1/ 7
SF 1/ 6
OPTICAL:
Selects OPTICAL IN at rear for digital audio
VOL+/–:
Adjusts the sound volume.
(e.g., to move right, press ). The arrow buttons are
Your unit has been designed to process regional
connection.
3. Press PLAY to resume normal playback.
MUTE:
Mutes and restores the sound.
management information stored on DVD discs. The
used to highlight an option. Once highlighted,
0-9:
Number entry.
TUNER +/–: Tunes down and up the radio
press OK to select the option that is highlighted.
regional code for your unit is 1. Discs that have a
Changing chapter/track
CLEAR:
Quits the current setting manually from the
different regional code will not play.
frequencies.
Alternative Surround Placement
While the disc is playing, press the CH+/- button
TV screen without saving change.
MEMORY: Stores a station.
to go immediately to the next or previous chapter,
Rear wall
Operating the DVD receiver
INFO:
Accesses the Info menu.
or to the next or previous track.
CH+/–:
Selects programmed stations.
If rear wall mounting is the only choice, aim the
TITLE:
Accesses the title menu of DVD discs.
1. Turn on your television set.
speakers at each other (A), towards the front (B) or
AUDIO:
Selects between Stereo and Mono
DISC MENU: Accesses the disc menu during playback.
Note:
2. Press ON•OFF on the remote or ON/STANDBY
Zoom
towards the sidewalls (C, D).
mode for Tuner (FM).
located on the unit's front panel. Press DVD on
OK:
Confirms your selection.
Insert 2 "AAA"("UM-4"/"R03") batteries
1. While a disc is playing, press ZOOM until you
Experiment with placement until sounds seem to
the remote control.
reach the zoom size you want. The ZOOM
/ / /
:
To navigate through the menus. The left and
to the remote control prior to use.
surround you, rather than come from behind you.
button toggles through 2x, 3x, 4x and then
right arrows also tune the radio frequency in
Loading disc
No adjacent walls
zooms out to 1/2x, 1/3x and 1/4x, then returns
the tuner mode.
Angle
Surround speakers can go on stands facing each
to normal playback.
1. Press
on the front panel to open the disc tray.
MUTE:
Mutes and restores the sound.
Place the left and right speakers to form a 45-
other to approximate sidewall mounting (A), or to
2. Move from one area to another (pan) using the
2. Place a disc onto the disc tray with the label side
SETUP:
Enters Setup menu.
degree angle with your favorite viewing position
the sides or rear of the viewing area, aimed upwards;
arrow buttons.
up.
RETURN:
to duplicate the soundtrack mixer's perspective.
they can go right on the floor, or preferably, a few
In DVD mode, returns to the previous menu.
3. Press
again to close the disc tray.
3. To turn ZOOM off, press ZOOM until you get to
feet off the floor such as on end tables (B).
VOL +/- :
Adjusts the sound volume.
the ZOOM OFF option.
Height
Overview of Controls - Front Panel Controls
CH+/ , CH–/
: Directly accesses the next or previous
Playback
The three front speakers should be as close as
Types of menus
possible to the same height. This often requires
chapter (DVD) or track (CD). Selects
Switch the unit and the TV set on.
• Disc menu — The appearance and contents of
1. After
loading
a
disc,
playback
starts
placing the center speaker directly on top (A) or
programmed stations in TUNER mode.
this menu varies according to the type of disc
beneath (B) the TV set.
automatically, or the disc menu appears. If the
REV:
Starts reverse accelerated play.
you have inserted. It is separate from the Setup
Toggles between different
disc menu appears, select the Play option to
Switches the
PLAY:
Starts playing a disc.
menu.
Starts/pauses
begin playback.
subwoofer output levels (among
Adjusts the
unit on and
FWD:
Starts forward accelerated play.
• Info menu — The unit's Info menu appears at
playing a disc.
soft/balance/strong/powerful).
volume.
off.
2. Press STOP to stop playback.
A
SLOW:
Selects SLOW motion function.
the top of the screen while the disc is playing.
STOP:
Stops playback.
Press INFO on the remote to switch the Info
Accelerated play
menu on or off.
PAUSE:
Freezes frame, accesses frame advance.
While the disc is playing, press REV or FWD one
AUDIO:
Accesses the audio function.
or more times to vary the speed and direction of
Test tone/Channel balance
TT
CH
ANGLE:
Accesses the camera angle function for DVD
the accelerated play. Press PLAY to resume normal
Channel balance
• Setup menu — Press SETUP to access this
disc.
playback.
Your receiver is equipped with a test signal
menu.
B
ZOOM:
Accesses the Zoom function.
generator for balancing the channels. As the signal
Pause
SUBTITLE:
Selects the subtitle languages or turns
"travels" from channel to channel, adjust the level
While the disc is playing, press PAUSE once for freeze
controls until each channel plays at the same
subtitle off ( if available).
AUDIO IN jack -
Opens and closes
Stops disc
Selects the input sources. Press
frame. Press PLAY to resume normal playback.
loudness level.
HDMI:
Changes video output signals (480p, 720p,
connects audio
the disc tray.
playback.
repeatedly to select:
Better surround placement
• DVD – to watch DVD videos.
1080i or1080p).
devices.
Level adjustment and surround channel level
Frame advance
• TUNER – to listen to the radio.
Location
expectation
SUBWOOFER: Selects among subwoofer output levels
1. Press PAUSE twice. "Step" is displayed.
• AUX IN (rear) / AUDIO IN(front)
If possible, place surround speakers to either side
Even though you adjust the surround channel
(soft/balance/strong/powerful).
2. Each time you press PAUSE button, the picture
- to listen to the audio input
of the listening area, not behind it.
to be as loud as the others on the test signal, on
RANDOM:
advances one frame.
Turns on/off random playback on CDDA disc.
from the connected TV, VCR or
actual program material the surround channel is
Height
REPEAT:
Set Top Box.
3. Press PLAY to resume normal playback.
Accesses the repeat function.
adjust the surround level; program producers use
• OPTICAL (rear) - to connect
If space permits, install surround speakers 2-3 feet
LEVEL:
Toggles channels for different level settings.
surround for subtle atmospherics and ambience,
digital audio components.
above viewers. This helps to minimize localization
Adjusts the value using VOL +/-.
and only rarely for special effects.
effects.
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    (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. RTD317W This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits...

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    The Info Menu The Info Menu Title/chapter (DVD)/track (audio CD) Audio (DVD) To directly access a title, chapter (DVD) or a track Some discs have several audio tracks used for Notes: • When you press STOP, the unit stores the point (audio CD), press INFO, press OK. different languages or different audio formats. where playback was interrupted.

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