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