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JVC CA-DXJ21 Instructions Manual

Jvc compact component system instruction manual.
COMPACT COMPONENT SYSTEM
CA-DXJ36
SUPER VIDEO
INSTRUCTIONS
GVT0245-001A
[US, UN, A, UG, UX]

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    COMPACT COMPONENT SYSTEM CA-DXJ36 SUPER VIDEO INSTRUCTIONS GVT0245-001A [US, UN, A, UG, UX]...

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    Warnings, Cautions and Others Caution–– (standby/on) button! Disconnect the mains plug to shut the power off completely (the STANDBY lamp goes off). When installing the apparatus, ensure that the plug is easily accessible. The • When the System is on standby, the STANDBY lamp lights red. •...

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    Caution: Proper Ventilation To avoid risk of electric shock and fire, and to prevent damage, locate the apparatus as follows: 1. Front: No obstructions and open spacing. 2. Sides/Top/Back: No obstructions should be placed in the areas shown by the dimensions below. 3.

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    Playable Disc/File Types DIGITAL VIDEO SUPER VIDEO √ The “ ” in the list below shows available disc/file types. Media type Recording format CD-R/ DVD-R/ -RW, +R/ √ CD-DA (normal CD) √ VCD/SVCD DVD Video — DVD Audio — DVD-VR —...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Precautions Installation • Install the System in a location with adequate ventilation to prevent internal heat build-up in the System. DO NOT install the System in a location near heat sources, or in a place subject to direct sunlight, excessive dust or vibration. •...

  • Page 6: Connections

    Do not connect the AC power cord until all other connections have been made. • Connect VIDEO OUT directly to the video input of your TV. Connecting VIDEO OUT to a TV via a VCR may interfere with your viewing when playing back a copy- protected source.

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    TV/monitor Composite video cord (supplied) S-Video cord (not supplied) Green Component video cord (not supplied) • To select progressive scanning mode (see page 6), use COMPONENT jacks. • Connect the VIDEO jack, S-VIDEO jack, or COMPONENT jacks; whichever you want to use. •...

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    ⁄ Speakers To connect the speaker cords Press and hold Insert • When connecting the speaker cords, match their polarity with that of the speaker terminals: red/grey/green to (+) and black to (–). From surround right speaker (grey/black) From surround left speaker (grey/black) From center speaker (green/black)

  • Page 9: Connecting A Usb Mass Storage Class Device, Preparing The Remote Control, Cancelling The Demonstration

    Power cord Plug the AC power cord to a wall outlet. DO NOT plug in before setting the voltage selector and all connection procedures are completed. Connecting a USB Mass Storage Class Device You can connect a USB mass storage class device such as a USB flash memory, hard disk drive, multimedia card reader, digital camera, etc.

  • Page 10: Display Indication

    The indications on the display tell you a lot of things while you are operating the System. Before operating the System, be familiar with when and how the indicator illuminates on the display. 1 Source signal indicators • DTS: lights when DTS signals are detected. •...

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    Daily Operations In this manual, the operations using the remote control are mainly explained; however, you can use the buttons and controls on the main unit if they have the same (or similar) name and marks. DISC 1– DISC 5 RETURN CANCEL TOP MENU/PG...

  • Page 12: Adjusting The Volume, Listening To The Radio

    Adjusting the Volume The volume level can be adjusted in 32 steps (VOLUME MIN, VOLUME 1 – VOLUME 30, and VOLUME MAX). Remote control: Main unit: To drop the volume in a moment To restore the volume, press again or adjust the volume level.

  • Page 13: Playing Back A Disc/usb Mass Storage Class Device

    Store the station. To tune in to a preset station Select the band (FM or AM). TUNER FM Select the preset number for the station you stored. • To select a number, see “How to select a number” on page 8. •...

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    To select a disc (while holding...) Remote To select a title/group ONLY While playing... (while holding...) • To select a number, see “How to select a number” on page 8. To select a chapter/track While playing... • The first time you press 4, you will go back to the beginning of the current chapter/track.

  • Page 15: Playing Back A Tape

    7 For SVCD/VCD with PBC While playing a disc with PBC, “PBC” appears on the display instead of the playing time. When disc menu appears on the TV screen, select an item on the menu. Playback of the selected item starts. •...

  • Page 16: Adjusting The Speaker Output Level, Reinforcing The Bass Sound

    Daily Operations Remote Control CANCEL CH. LEVEL, SOUND MODE SURR MODE SHIFT DVD LEVEL, VARIO BASS Main unit —Sound & Other Adjustments Adjusting the Speaker Output Level You can adjust the speaker output level from –6 (dB) to +6 (dB). Initial setting: +4 (dB). •...

  • Page 17: Applying An Optimal Bass Sound Effect—vario Bass, Selecting The Sound Modes

    Applying an Optimal Bass Sound Effect —VARIO BASS You can adjust bass sound characteristics to create a sound suitable for the playback source to your preference. AUTO (Initial setting) (Canceled) TURBO TECHNO AUTO The System automatically applies TURBO, LITE.n.EASY, MOVIE or TECHNO according to the playback source (initial setting).

  • Page 18: Selecting The Surround Modes, Presetting Automatic Dvd Video Sound Increase Level, Changing The Picture Tone

    Selecting the Surround Modes • For “DVD/CD” and “USB” (multi-channel software): DOLBY D/DTS/PPCM/LPCM AUTO STEREO Initial setting: DOLBY D/DTS/PPCM/LPCM* • For “DVD/CD” and “USB” (stereo software): Initial setting: ALL CH ST • For “TUNER AM” and “TUNER FM”, “TAPE” and “AUX”: AUTO ALL CH ST...

  • Page 19: Changing The Display Brightness, Setting The Clock

    To adjust the picture tone Select “USER1” or “USER2.” • Follow steps 1 and 2 on page 15. Select a parameter you want to adjust. GAMMA Adjust if the neutral color is bright or dark. The brightness of dark and bright portions is maintained (–3 to +3).

  • Page 20: Unique Video Disc/file Operations, Selecting The Audio Track

    Unique Video Disc/File Operations Remote Control DVD/CD ANGLE, AUDIO MPX PAGE SHIFT Selecting the Audio Track For DVD Video/DivX: While playing back a chapter/file containing audio languages, you can select the language to listen to. For DVD Audio: While playing back a track containing audio channels, you can select the audio channel to listen to.

  • Page 21: Selecting The Subtitle Language, Selecting The View Angle, Reviewing The Playback Quickly

    Selecting the Subtitle Language For DVD Video/DVD Audio/DivX: While playing back a chapter/file containing subtitles in different languages, you can select the subtitle language to display on the TV screen. For DVD-VR: While playing, you can turn the subtitle on or off.

  • Page 22: Playing Back Bonus Group, Special Picture Playback

    Playing Back Bonus Group For DVD Audio only: Some DVD Audio discs have a special group called “bonus group” whose contents are not open to the public. • To play back a bonus group, you have to enter the specific “key number”...

  • Page 23: Advanced Playback Operations, Programming The Playing Order—program Play

    Advanced Playback Operations Remote Control CANCEL DVD/CD FM/PLAY MODE, REPEAT A-B, REPEAT SHIFT Main unit DVD/CD DISC 1 Programming the Playing Order —Program Play You can arrange the playing order of the chapters/tracks/ files (up to 99) before you start playback. •...

  • Page 24: Playing At Random—random Play

    To skip: To pause: To release, press DVD/CD 3. * Resume does not work for Program Play. To check the programmed contents Before or after playback... In the reverse order. In the programmed order. To modify the program Before or after playback... To erase the last step: To erase the entire program:...

  • Page 25: Playing Repeatedly—repeat Play, Prohibiting Disc Ejection—child Lock

    Playing Repeatedly—Repeat Play You can repeat playback. • You can also select the repeat mode using the on-screen bar (See page 25. Not applicable for AV files and JPEG file.) • For Video file/JPEG file and DVD-VR, see page 28. •...

  • Page 26: On-screen Operations, On-screen Bar Information

    On-Screen Operations Remote control DVD/CD REPEAT SHIFT On-screen Bar Information You can check the playback information and use some functions through the on-screen bar. (Not applicable for Audio files and JPEG files.) On-screen bars DVD Video Number buttons Dolby D DVD-VIDEO 3/2.1ch TIME...

  • Page 27: Operations Using The On-screen Bar

    1 Disc type/source type 2 Playback information Indication Meanings Dolby D/ Audio format DTS/ LPCM/ PPCM 3/2.1 ch/ Channel number 2/0.0 ch PROGRAM/ Current play mode RANDOM Current disc DISC Current title TITLE Current chapter CHAP Current group GROUP Current track TRACK Current program Current play list...

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    To change the time information You can change the time information in the on-screen bar and the display window on the main unit. 1 Display the on-screen bar with the pull-down menu. Dolby D DISC 1 TITLE TITLE 2 CHAP CHAP 3 DVD-VIDEO 3/2.1ch...

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    6 Select the end point (B). A-B Repeat starts. The selected portion plays repeatedly. To cancel A-B Repeat, repeat steps 1 to 3, and select “OFF” in step 4. Time Search You can move to a particular point by specifying the elapsed playing time from the beginning.

  • Page 30: Operations Using The Control Screen

    To select the Play List: Program: When Original Program screen is superimposed. ORIGINAL PROGRAM No Date itle 1 25/04/07 4ch 19:00 JVC DVD World 2004 2 17/05/07 8ch 10:30 3 22/05/07 8ch 17:00 Music Festival 4 26/05/07 L-1 13:19 children 001...

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    To start playback For JPEG file: The selected file (still picture) is displayed until you change it. Slide-show playback starts. Each file (still picture) is shown on the screen for a few seconds, then changes one after another. For the other files: Playback starts with the selected chapter/file.

  • Page 32: Recording Operations, Recording Onto A Tape

    Recording Operations Main unit MEMORY TAPE-A Deck A DUBBING USB/DISC REC START START/STOP Deck B IMPORTANT It may be unlawful to record or play back copyrighted material without the consent of the copyright owner. Before recording, select the Stereo Mode (“STEREO”—see page 15) for multi-channel encoded software to downmix its multi-channel sound;...

  • Page 33: Dubbing Tapes, Synchronized Recording

    Start recording. To stop recording Dubbing Tapes Main Unit ONLY You can record a tape from deck A to deck B. Change the source to “TAPE.” Insert the source cassette in deck A, and a recordable cassette in deck B. Check the tape running direction on the display.

  • Page 34: Enjoying Karaoke, Singing Along (karaoke)

    Remote control CANCEL MIC MIX RESERVE VOCAL MASKING Source selecting buttons SHIFT Main unit START/STOP MIC LEVEL –,+ MIC1 MIC2 DO NOT keep the microphones connected while they are not in use. Enjoying Karaoke • When you activate the Mic Mixing or Vocal Masking, multi-channel surround modes you selected will be changed to “ALL CH ST”...

  • Page 35: Adjusting The Sound Track For Karaoke, Scoring Your Karaoke Skill

    Adjusting the Sound Track for Karaoke You can adjust the sound track for Karaoke. For stereo (2-channel) source: By selecting VOCAL MASK, you can reduce the lead vocal—Vocal Masking. For Karaoke disc: By selecting L CHANNEL or R CHANNEL, you can select the audio channel to play. While Mic Mixing is activated...

  • Page 36: Changing The Karaoke Setting

    Changing the Karaoke Setting You can change five settings for Karaoke. • To exit from Karaoke setting, wait for several seconds after the setting is done. To apply an echo to your voice MICVOL ECHO FANFARE SCORE LVL * Appears only when “DVD/CD” or “USB” is selected as the source with Mic Mixing activated.

  • Page 37: Reserving Karaoke Songs—karaoke Program Play

    To change the mic volume MICVOL ECHO FANFARE SCORE LVL * Appears only when “DVD/CD” or “USB” is selected as the source with Mic Mixing activated. Select the volume level. • The mic volume level can be adjusted in 16 steps (MICVOL 0 –...

  • Page 38: Timer Operations, Setting The Timer

    Remote control SLEEP CANCEL SHIFT Setting the Timer Remote ONLY Using Daily Timer, you can wake up with your favorite song. On the other hand, with Recording Timer, you can make a tape of a radio broadcast automatically. • You cannot activate Daily Timer and Recording Timer at the same time.

  • Page 39: Turning Off The Power Automatically, Timer Priority

    Turn off the System (on standby) if you have set the timer with the System turned on. How Recording Timer works When Recording Timer has been set, the timer indicator ) and the REC indicator are lit on the display. Recording Timer works only once.

  • Page 40: Setup Menu Operations

    Setup Menu Operations Remote Control SET UP LANGUAGE menu Item MENU LANGUAGE You can select the initial menu language of DVD Video (see page 46). AUDIO LANGUAGE You can select the initial audio language of DVD Video (see page 46). SUBTITLE You can select the initial subtitle language of DVD Video (see page 46).

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    AUDIO menu Item D. RANGE COMPRESSION You can enjoy a powerful sound at a low volume level while playing Dolby Digital software. AUTO: Select to apply the compression only to multi-channel encoded audio (except for 1-channel and 2-channel sources.) ON: Select this to always apply the compression. SPK.

  • Page 42: Operating The Tv

    Remote control TV CH +,– SHIFT Operating the TV You can operate JVC’s TV using the remote control supplied for this System. To turn on or off the TV: TV/VIDEO To adjust TV volume: (while holding...) TV VOL +,– To select the TV channel: (while holding...)

  • Page 43: Daily Operations—playback, Additional Information, Learning More About This System

    It may cause a malfunction of both the System and the device. – JVC bears no responsibility for any loss of data in the USB mass storage class device while using this System. – When connecting with a USB cable, use the cable whose length is less than 1 m.

  • Page 44: Daily Operations—sound & Other Adjustments

    • For JPEG playback... – This System can play back JPEG files with the extension code <.jpg> or <.jpeg> (regardless of the letter case— upper/lower). – It is recommended that you record a file at 640 x 480 resolution. (If a file has been recorded at a resolution of more than 640 x 480, it will take a long time to be shown.) –...

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    Advanced Playback Operations to 22) Programming the Playing Order—Program Play: – While programming steps... Your entry will be ignored if you have tried to program an item number that does not exist on the disc (for example, selecting track 14 on a disc that only has 12 tracks).

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    Reserving Karaoke Songs—Karaoke Program Play: • You can use RESERVE button when a microphone is plugged in. However, you can cancel Karaoke Program Play using the button even if a microphone is not plugged in. In case you reactivate Karaoke Program Play, plug in a microphone.

  • Page 47: Maintenance, Troubleshooting

    Maintenance To get the best performance of the System, keep your discs, tapes and mechanism clean. Handling discs • Remove the disc from its case by holding it at the edge while pressing the center hole lightly. • Do not touch the shiny surface of the disc, or bend the disc. •...

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    Disc/file Operations: The disc does not play. ] You have inserted a DVD Video whose Region Code is not correct. (“REGION ERR” appears on the display.) ] The disc is placed upside down. Place the disc with the label side up. ID3 Tag on an MP3 disc cannot be shown.

  • Page 49: Language Code List

    Language Code List Afar Persian Abkhazian Finnish Afrikaans Fiji AM Ameharic Faroese Arabic Frisian Assamese GA Irish Aymara GD Scots Gaelic Azerbaijani Galician Bashkir GN Guarani Byelorussian GU Gujarati Bulgarian HA Hausa Bihari Hindi Bislama HR Croatian Bengali, Bangla HY Armenian Tibetan Interlingua Breton...

  • Page 50: Specifications

    Specifications Amplifier section Output Power: FRONT SPEAKERS: 125 W per channel, min. RMS, driven into 6 Ω at 1 kHz with no more than 10% total harmonic distortion. SURROUND SPEAKERS:50 W per channel, min. RMS, driven into 6 Ω at 1 kHz with no more than 10% total harmonic distortion.

  • Page 51: Parts Index

    Remote control Button Page Button AUDIO 8, 36 MIC MIX MENU/PL 7 7 7 7 10, 12, 21, 28, ON SCREEN ¡ ¡ ¡ , 1 ¡ 9, 11, 12, 19 PAGE ¢ ¢ , 4 ¢ ¢ PREV., NEXT r 9, 11, 21 8 8 8 8 10, 19, 21...

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    Mains (AC) Line Instruction (not applicable for Europe, U.S.A., Canada, and U.K.) CAUTION for mains (AC) line BEFORE PLUGGING IN, do check that your mains (AC) line voltage corresponds with the position of the voltage selector switch provided on the outside of this equipment and, if different, reset the voltage selector switch, to prevent from a damage or risk of fire/electric shock.

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    COMPACT COMPONENT SYSTEM CA-DXJ30 CA-DXJ21 CA-DXJ11 CA-DXJ11 CA-DXJ21 CA-DXJ30 SUPER VIDEO CA-DXJ11/J21 CA-DXJ30 CA-DXJ30 INSTRUCTIONS GVT0244-001A [US, UN, UG, UX, A, UW]...

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    Caution–– (standby/on) button! Disconnect the mains plug to shut the power off completely (the STANDBY lamp goes off). When installing the apparatus, ensure that the plug is easily accessible. The • When the System is on standby, the STANDBY lamp lights red. •...

  • Page 55

    Place on the level surface. Maintain an adequate air path for ventilation by placing on a stand with a height of 10 cm or more. Front view Wall or obstructions 10 cm CA-DXJ30 CA-DXJ21 CA-DXJ11 Wall or obstructions 10 cm 10 cm 10 cm...

  • Page 56

    DVD-RAM, CD-I (CD-I Ready), Photo CD and CD-G (CD-Graphics). Playing back these discs will generate noise and damage the speakers. • CA-DXJ11 and CA-DXJ21 cannot play back DVD-VR disc with CPRM (Content Protection for Recordable Media). • DVD Logo is a trademark of DVD Format/Logo Licensing Corporation.

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    Precautions Installation • Install the System in a location with adequate ventilation to prevent internal heat build-up in the System. DO NOT install the System in a location near heat sources, or in a place subject to direct sunlight, excessive dust or vibration. •...

  • Page 58

    Connecting VIDEO OUT to an integrated TV/VCR system may interfere with your viewing. From the video input of TV/monitor See page 4. CA-DXJ11 and CA-DXJ21 do not have component jacks. Ÿ From the digital input of digital audio component See page 4.

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    TV/monitor Composite video cord (supplied) S-Video cord (not supplied) Green Component video cord (not supplied) • To select progressive scanning mode (see page 6), use COMPONENT jacks. • Connect the VIDEO jack, S-VIDEO jack, or COMPONENT jacks (CA-DXJ30 only); whichever you want to use.

  • Page 60

    For CA-DXJ30 From right subwoofer (red/black) From left subwoofer (red/black) From main left speaker (blue/black) From front right speaker (blue/black) For CA-DXJ21 From subwoofer (red/black) From front right speaker (blue/black) From main left speaker (blue/black) For CA-DXJ11 From left speaker (red/...

  • Page 61

    Connecting a USB Mass storage class device You can connect a USB mass storage class device such as a USB flash memory, hard disk drive, multimedia card reader, digital camera, etc. to this System. USB cable (not supplied) Main unit •...

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    The indications on the display tell you a lot of things while you are operating the System. Before operating the System, be familiar with when and how the indicator illuminates on the display. 1 Source signal indicators • DTS: lights when DTS signals are detected. •...

  • Page 63

    Daily Operations In this manual, the operations using the remote control are mainly explained; however, you can use the buttons and controls on the main unit if they have the same (or similar) name and marks. DISC 1– DISC 5 RETURN CANCEL TOP MENU/PG...

  • Page 64

    Adjusting the Volume The volume level can be adjusted in 32 steps (VOLUME MIN, VOLUME 1 – VOLUME 30, and VOLUME MAX). Remote control: Main unit: To drop the volume in a moment To restore the volume, press again or adjust the volume level.

  • Page 65

    Store the station. To tune in to a preset station Select the band (FM or AM). TUNER FM Select the preset number for the station you stored. • To select a number, see “How to select a number” on page 8. •...

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    To select a disc (while holding...) Remote To select a title/group ONLY While playing... (while holding...) • To select a number, see “How to select a number” on page 8. To select a chapter/track While playing... • The first time you press 4, you will go back to the beginning of the current chapter/track.

  • Page 67

    7 For SVCD/VCD with PBC While playing a disc with PBC, “PBC” appears on the display instead of the playing time. When disc menu appears on the TV screen, select an item on the menu. Playback of the selected item starts. •...

  • Page 68

    Daily Operations Remote Control CANCEL BALANCE L–R SOUND MODE 3D PHONIC SHIFT DVD LEVEL VARIO BASS Main unit —Sound & Other Adjustments Adjusting the Speaker Output Balance Remote ONLY You can adjust the speaker output balance. CLOCK/TIMER (while holding...) DIMMER Reinforcing the Bass Sound , , , , ENTER/SET...

  • Page 69

    Selecting the Sound Modes You can select one of the preset Sound Modes. SEA Modes ROCK CLASSIC FLAT STADIUM SEA (Sound Effect Amplifier) Modes ROCK Boosts low and high frequency. Good for acoustic music (initial setting). Good for music with an emphasis on vocal.

  • Page 70

    Creating 3-Dimensional Sound Field—3D Phonic Remote ONLY This function is available only for disc/USB mass storage class device playback. • This function is not available for DivX files. While playing a disc/USB mass storage class device... 3D PHONIC ACTION 3D PHONIC 3D PHONIC 3D PHONIC On the TV screen...

  • Page 71

    Adjust the parameter. Repeat steps 2 to 3 to adjust other parameters. To erase the VFP screen, press VFP again. Changing the Display Brightness DIMMER 1 DIMMER 2 DIMMER OFF (Canceled) (while holding...) DIMMER 1 Dims the display. DIMMER 2 Dims the display more than DIMMER 1.

  • Page 72

    Unique Video Disc/File Operations Remote Control DVD/CD ANGLE, AUDIO/MPX PAGE SHIFT Selecting the Audio Track For DVD Video/DivX: While playing back a chapter/file containing audio languages, you can select the language to listen to. For DVD Audio (CA-DXJ30 only): While playing back a track containing audio channels, you can select the audio channel to listen to.

  • Page 73

    Selecting the Subtitle Language For DVD Video/DVD Audio/DivX: While playing back a chapter/file containing subtitles in different languages, you can select the subtitle language to display on the TV screen. For DVD-VR: While playing, you can turn the subtitle on or off.

  • Page 74

    Playing Back Bonus Group (CA-DXJ30 only) For DVD Audio only: Some DVD Audio discs have a special group called “bonus group” whose contents are not open to the public. • To play back a bonus group, you have to enter the specific “key number”...

  • Page 75

    Advanced Playback Operations Remote Control CANCEL DVD/CD FM/PLAY MODE, REPEAT A-B, REPEAT SHIFT Main unit DVD/CD DISC 1 Programming the Playing Order —Program Play You can arrange the playing order of the chapters/tracks/ files (up to 99) before you start playback. •...

  • Page 76

    To skip: To pause: To release, press DVD/CD 3. * Resume does not work for Program Play. To check the programmed contents Before or after playback... In the reverse order. In the programmed order. To modify the program Before or after playback... To erase the last step: To erase the entire program:...

  • Page 77

    Playing Repeatedly—Repeat Play You can repeat playback. • You can also select the repeat mode using the on-screen bar (See page 25. Not applicable for AV files and JPEG file.) • For Video file/JPEG file and DVD-VR, see page 28. •...

  • Page 78

    On-Screen Operations Remote control DVD/CD REPEAT SHIFT On-screen Bar Information You can check the playback information and use some functions through the on-screen bar. (Not applicable for Audio files and JPEG files.) On-screen bars DVD Video Number buttons Dolby D DVD-VIDEO 3/2.1ch TIME...

  • Page 79

    1 Disc type/source type 2 Playback information Indication Meanings Dolby D/ Audio format DTS/ LPCM 3/2.1 ch/ Channel number 2/0.0 ch PROGRAM/ Current play mode RANDOM Current disc DISC Current title TITLE Current chapter CHAP Current group GROUP Current track TRACK Current program Current play list...

  • Page 80

    To change the time information You can change the time information in the on-screen bar and the display window on the main unit. 1 Display the on-screen bar with the pull-down menu. Dolby D DISC 1 TITLE TITLE 2 CHAP CHAP 3 DVD-VIDEO 3/2.1ch...

  • Page 81

    6 Select the end point (B). A-B Repeat starts. The selected portion plays repeatedly. To cancel A-B Repeat, repeat steps 1 to 3, and select “OFF” in step 4. Time Search You can move to a particular point by specifying the elapsed playing time from the beginning.

  • Page 82

    To select the Play List: Program: When Original Program screen is superimposed. ORIGINAL PROGRAM No Date itle 1 25/04/07 4ch 19:00 JVC DVD World 2004 2 17/05/07 8ch 10:30 3 22/05/07 8ch 17:00 Music Festival 4 26/05/07 L-1 13:19 children 001...

  • Page 83

    To start playback For JPEG files: The selected file (still picture) is displayed until you change it. Slide-show playback starts. Each file (still picture) is shown on the screen for a few seconds, then changes one after another. For the other files: Playback starts with the selected chapter/file.

  • Page 84

    Recording Operations Main unit MEMORY TAPE-A Deck A DUBBING USB/DISC REC START START/STOP Deck B IMPORTANT It may be unlawful to record or play back copyrighted material without the consent of the copyright owner. Recording onto a Tape You can use type I tapes for recording. •...

  • Page 85

    Start recording. To stop recording Dubbing Tapes Main Unit ONLY You can record a tape from deck A to deck B. Change the source to “TAPE.” Insert the source cassette in deck A, and a recordable cassette in deck B. Check the tape running direction on the display.

  • Page 86

    Remote control CANCEL MIC MIX RESERVE VOCAL MASKING Source selecting buttons SHIFT Main unit START/STOP MIC LEVEL –,+ MIC 1 MIC 2 DO NOT keep the microphones connected while they are not in use. Enjoying Karaoke IMPORTANT • Always set MIC LEVEL to “0” when connecting or disconnecting the microphone.

  • Page 87

    Adjusting the Sound Track for Karaoke You can adjust the sound track for Karaoke. For stereo (2-channel) source: By selecting VOCAL MASK, you can reduce the lead vocal—Vocal Masking. For Karaoke disc: By selecting L CHANNEL or R CHANNEL, you can select the audio channel to play. While Mic Mixing is activated...

  • Page 88

    Changing the Karaoke Setting You can change five settings for Karaoke. • To escape from Karaoke setting, wait for several seconds after the setting is done. To apply an echo to your voice MICVOL ECHO FANFARE SCORE LVL * Appears only when “DVD/CD” or “USB” is selected as the source with Mic Mixing activated.

  • Page 89

    To change the mic volume MICVOL ECHO FANFARE SCORE LVL * Appears only when “DVD/CD” or “USB” is selected as the source with Mic Mixing activated. Select the volume level. • The mic volume level can be adjusted in 16 steps (MICVOL 0 –...

  • Page 90

    Remote control SLEEP CANCEL SHIFT Setting the Timer Remote ONLY Using Daily Timer, you can wake up with your favorite song. On the other hand, with Recording Timer, you can make a tape of a radio broadcast automatically. • You cannot activate Daily Timer and Recording Timer at the same time.

  • Page 91

    Turn off the System (on standby) if you have set the timer with the System turned on. How Recording Timer works When Recording Timer has been set, the timer indicator ) and the REC indicator are lit on the display. Recording Timer works only once.

  • Page 92

    Setup Menu Operations Remote Control SET UP LANGUAGE menu Item MENU LANGUAGE You can select the initial menu language of DVD Video (see page 46). AUDIO LANGUAGE You can select the initial audio language of DVD Video (see page 46). SUBTITLE You can select the initial subtitle language of DVD Video (see page 46).

  • Page 93

    AUDIO menu Item DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT Set this item correctly when using the OPTICAL DIGITAL OUTPUT terminal on the rear. PCM ONLY: When connecting to audio equipment which is compatible with only linear PCM signals. DOLBY DIGITAL/PCM: When connecting to a Dolby Digital decoder or an amplifier with built-in Dolby Digital decoder.

  • Page 94

    Remote control TV CH +,– SHIFT Operating the TV You can operate JVC’s TV using the remote control supplied for this System. To turn on or off the TV: TV/VIDEO To adjust TV volume: (while holding...) TV VOL +,– To select the TV channel: (while holding...)

  • Page 95

    It may cause a malfunction of both the System and the device. – JVC bears no responsibility for any loss of data in the USB mass storage class device while using this System. – When connecting with a USB cable, use the cable whose length is less than 1 m.

  • Page 96

    • For JPEG playback... – This System can play back JPEG files with the extension code <.jpg> or <.jpeg> (regardless of the letter case— upper/lower). – It is recommended that you record a file at 640 x 480 resolution. (If a file has been recorded at a resolution of more than 640 x 480, it will take a long time to be shown.) –...

  • Page 97

    On-Screen Operations (see pages 23 to 28) Operations Using the On-screen Bar: • A-B Repeat is possible only within the same title or within the same track. Recording Operations (see pages 29 to 30) General: • You cannot change the source during recording. •...

  • Page 98

    Timer Operations (see pages 35 to 36) Setting the Timer: • If you do not specify the preset station or track number correctly while setting a timer, the currently selected station or the first track will be played when timer is activated.

  • Page 99

    Troubleshooting If you are having a problem with your System, check this list for a possible solution before calling for service. General: Adjustments or settings are suddenly canceled before you finish. ] There is a time limit. Repeat procedure again. Operations are disabled.

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    OPTICAL DIGITAL OUTPUT Signals DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT Playback disc/file DVD Video with 48 kHz, 16/20/24 bit Linear with 96 kHz, Linear PCM with Dolby Digital with DTS DVD Audio (CA-DXJ30 only) with 48/96/192 kHz, 16/20/24 bit Linear PCM with 44.1/88.2/176.4 kHz, 16/20/ 24 bit Linear PCM with Dolby Digital with DTS...

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    Language Code List Afar Persian Abkhazian Finnish Afrikaans Fiji AM Ameharic Faroese Arabic Frisian Assamese GA Irish Aymara GD Scots Gaelic Azerbaijani Galician Bashkir GN Guarani Byelorussian GU Gujarati Bulgarian HA Hausa Bihari Hindi Bislama HR Croatian Bengali, Bangla HY Armenian Tibetan Interlingua Breton...

  • Page 102

    Power consumption: CA-DXJ11: 95 W (at operation) / 15 W (on standby) CA-DXJ21: 140 W (at operation) / 16 W (on standby) CA-DXJ30: 170 W (at operation) / 21 W (on standby) Dimensions (W/H/D) (approx.): 185 mm x 370 mm x 372 mm Mass (approx.):...

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    Remote control Button Page Button AUDIO 8, 36 MIC MIX MENU/PL 7 7 7 7 10, 12, 21 ON SCREEN ¡ ¡ , 1 ¡ ¡ 9, 11, 12, 19 NTSC/PAL (DX-J10/20) ¢ ¢ ¢ , 4 ¢ 11, 21 8 8 8 8 10, 19, 21 PAGE...

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    Mains (AC) Line Instruction (not applicable for Europe, U.S.A., Canada, and U.K.) CAUTION for mains (AC) line BEFORE PLUGGING IN, do check that your mains (AC) line voltage corresponds with the position of the voltage selector switch provided on the outside of this equipment and, if different, reset the voltage selector switch, to prevent from a damage or risk of fire/electric shock.

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    COMPACT COMPONENT SYSTEM DX-J21 —Consists of CA-DXJ21, SP-DXJ21F, and SP-DXJ21W SUPER VIDEO For Customer Use: Enter below the Model No. and Serial No. which are located either on the rear, bottom or side of the cabinet. Retain this information for future reference.

  • Page 106

    Warnings, Cautions and Others Mises en garde, précautions et indications diverses WARNING: TO PREVENT FIRE OR SHOCK HAZARDS, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPARATUS TO RAIN OR MOISTURE. AVERTISSEMENT: POUR PRÉVENIR LES RISQUES D’INCENDIE OU DE CHOCS ÉLECTRIQUES, NE PAS EXPOSER CE APPAREIL À...

  • Page 107

    For Canada/pour le Canada THIS DIGITAL APPARATUS DOES NOT EXCEED THE CLASS B LIMITS FOR RADIO NOISE EMISSIONS FROM DIGITAL APPARATUS AS SET OUT IN THE INTERFERENCE-CAUSING EQUIPMENT STANDARD ENTITLED “DIGITAL APPARATUS,” ICES-003 OF THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATIONS. CET APPAREIL NUMERIQUE RESPECTE LES LIMITES DE BRUITS RADIOELECTRIQUES APPLICABLES AUX APPAREILS NUMIRIQUES DE CLASSE B PRESCRITES DANS LA NORME SUR LE...

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    CAUTION! To avoid personal injury or accidentally dropping the unit, have two persons unpack, carry, and install the unit. ATTENTION! Pour éviter toute blessure personnelle ou toute chute accidentelle de l’appareil, celui-ci doit être déballé, transporté et installé par deux personnes. 23.2 kg/52 lbs CAUTION Battery shall not be exposed to excessive heat such as...

  • Page 109

    Veillez à ce que sa ventilation correcte puisse se faire en le plaçant sur un support d’au moins dix centimétres de hauteur. Side Côté Wall or obstructions 10 cm Mur, ou obstruction (3-15/16") 10 cm (3-15/16") CA-DXJ21 10 cm (3-15/16") 15 cm (5-15/16") CA-DXJ21...

  • Page 110

    Playable Disc/File Types SUPER VIDEO DIGITAL VIDEO √ The “ ” in the list below shows available disc/file types. Media type Recording format CD-R/ DVD-R/ -RW, +R/ √ CD-DA (normal CD) √ VCD/SVCD DVD Video — DVD-VR — Audio file: √...

  • Page 111

    Precautions Installation • Install the System in a location with adequate ventilation to prevent internal heat build-up in the System. DO NOT install the System in a location near heat sources, or in a place subject to direct sunlight, excessive dust or vibration. •...

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    Do not connect the AC power cord until all other connections have been made. • Connect VIDEO OUT directly to the video input of your TV. Connecting VIDEO OUT to a TV via a VCR may interfere with your viewing when playing back a copy- protected source.

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    TV/monitor Composite video cord (supplied) S-Video cord (not supplied) • Connect the VIDEO jack or S-VIDEO jack; whichever you want to use. – You can get better picture quality by connecting with S video cord. Ÿ Digital audio component O P T I C A L D I G I T A L...

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    ⁄ Auxiliary equipment Stereo audio cord (not supplied) Speakers and the subwoofer To connect the speaker cords • When connecting the speaker cords, match their polarity with that of the speaker terminals: blue/red to (+) and black to (–). Press and hold Insert From main right speaker (blue/ black)

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    Connecting a USB Mass storage class device You can connect a USB mass storage class device such as a USB flash memory, hard disk drive, multimedia card reader, digital camera, etc. to this System. USB cable (not supplied) Main unit •...

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    The indications on the display tell you a lot of things while you are operating the System. Before operating the System, be familiar with when and how the indicator illuminates on the display. 1 Source signal indicators • DTS: lights when DTS signals are detected. •...

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    Daily Operations In this manual, the operations using the remote control are mainly explained; however, you can use the buttons and controls on the main unit if they have the same (or similar) name and marks. DISC 1– DISC 5 RETURN CANCEL TOP MENU/PG...

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    Adjusting the Volume The volume level can be adjusted in 32 steps (VOLUME MIN, VOLUME 1 – VOLUME 30, and VOLUME MAX). Remote control: Main unit: To drop the volume in a moment To restore the volume, press again or adjust the volume level.

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    Playing Back a Disc/USB Mass Storage Class Device • IMPORTANT: Before playing a disc/USB mass storage class device, make sure of the following... • Turn on the TV and select an appropriate input mode on the TV to view the pictures or on-screen displays. •...

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    To select a disc (while holding...) Remote To select a title/group ONLY While playing... (while holding...) • To select a number, see “How to select a number” on page 8. To select a chapter/track While playing... • The first time you press 4, you will go back to the beginning of the current chapter/track.

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    7 For SVCD/VCD with PBC While playing a disc with PBC, “PBC” appears on the display instead of the playing time. When disc menu appears on the TV screen, select an item on the menu. Playback of the selected item starts. •...

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    Daily Operations Remote Control CANCEL BALANCE L–R SOUND MODE 3D PHONIC SHIFT DVD LEVEL VARIO BASS Main unit —Sound & Other Adjustments Adjusting the Speaker Output Balance Remote ONLY You can adjust the speaker output balance. CLOCK/TIMER (while holding...) DIMMER Reinforcing the Bass Sound , , , , ENTER/SET...

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    Selecting the Sound Modes You can select one of the preset Sound Modes. SEA Modes ROCK CLASSIC FLAT STADIUM SEA (Sound Effect Amplifier) Modes ROCK Boosts low and high frequency. Good for acoustic music (initial setting). Good for music with an emphasis on vocal.

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    Creating 3-Dimensional Sound Field—3D Phonic This function is available only for disc/USB mass storage class device playback. While playing a disc/USB mass storage class device... ACTION 3D PHONIC 3D PHONIC 3D PHONIC 3D PHONIC On the TV screen ACTION Suitable for action movies and sports programs.

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    To adjust the picture tone Select “USER1” or “USER2.” • Follow steps 1 and 2 on page 15. Select a parameter you want to adjust. GAMMA Adjust if the neutral color is bright or dark. The brightness of dark and bright portions is maintained (–3 to +3).

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    Unique Video Disc/File Operations Remote Control DVD/CD ANGLE, AUDIO/MPX SHIFT Selecting the Audio Track For DVD Video: While playing back a chapter containing audio languages, you can select the language to listen to. For DVD-VR/SVCD/VCD: While playing back a chapter/ track, you can select the audio channel to play.

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    Selecting the Subtitle Language For DVD Video: While playing back a chapter containing subtitles in different languages, you can select the subtitle language to display on the TV screen. For DVD-VR: While playing, you can turn the subtitle on or off.

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    Special Picture Playback Pause playback While playing... Playback pauses. To resume normal playback, press DVD/CD 3 or USB MEMORY 3. Frame-by-frame playback • This function is not available for ASF file. While playing... Playback pauses. Advance the still picture frame by frame. To resume normal playback, press DVD/CD 3 or USB MEMORY 3.

  • Page 129

    Advanced Playback Operations Remote Control CANCEL DVD/CD FM/PLAY MODE, REPEAT A-B, REPEAT SHIFT Main unit DVD/CD DISC 1 Programming the Playing Order —Program Play You can arrange the playing order of the chapters/tracks/ files (up to 99) before you start playback. •...

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    To skip: To pause: To release, press DVD/CD 3. * Resume does not work for Program Play. To check the programmed contents Before or after playback... In the reverse order. In the programmed order. To modify the program Before or after playback... To erase the last step: To erase the entire program:...

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    Playing Repeatedly—Repeat Play You can repeat playback. • You can also select the repeat mode using the on-screen bar (except when playing back AV files or JPEG files). For on- screen operations, see page 25. • For Video file/JPEG file and DVD-VR, see page 28. •...

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    On-Screen Operations Remote control DVD/CD REPEAT SHIFT On-screen Bar Information You can check the playback information and use some functions through the on-screen bar (except when playing back Audio files or JPEG files). On-screen bars DVD Video Number buttons Dolby D DVD-VIDEO 3/2.1ch TIME...

  • Page 133

    1 Disc type/source type 2 Playback information Indication Meanings Dolby D/ Audio format DTS/ LPCM 3/2.1 ch/ Channel number 2/0.0 ch PROGRAM/ Current play mode RANDOM Current disc DISC Current title TITLE Current chapter CHAP Current program Current play list Time indications TOTAL 1:25:58...

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    To change the time information You can change the time information in the on-screen bar and the display window on the main unit. 1 Display the on-screen bar with the pull-down menu. Dolby D DISC 1 TITLE TITLE 2 CHAP CHAP 3 DVD-VIDEO 3/2.1ch...

  • Page 135

    6 Select the end point (B). A-B Repeat starts. The selected portion plays repeatedly. To cancel A-B Repeat, repeat steps 1 to 3, and select “OFF” in step 4. Time Search You can move to a particular point by specifying the elapsed playing time from the beginning.

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    To select the Play List: Program: When Original Program screen is superimposed. ORIGINAL PROGRAM No Date itle 1 04/25/07 4ch 7:00 PM JVC DVD World 2004 2 05/17/07 8ch 10:30 AM 3 05/22/07 8ch 5:00 PM Music Festival 4 05/26/07 L-1 1:19 PM...

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    To start playback For JPEG files: The selected file (still picture) is displayed until you change it. Slide-show playback starts. Each file (still picture) is shown on the screen for a few seconds, then changes one after another. For the other files: Playback starts with the selected chapter/file.

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    Recording Operations Main unit MEMORY TAPE-A Deck A DUBBING USB/DISC REC START START/STOP Deck B IMPORTANT: It should be noted that it may be unlawful to rerecord pre-recorded tapes, records, or discs without the consent of the owner of copyright in the sound or video recording, broadcast or cable program and in any literary, dramatic, musical, or artistic work embodied therein.

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    Start recording. To stop recording Dubbing Tapes You can record a tape from deck A to deck B. Change the source to “TAPE.” Insert the source cassette in deck A, and a recordable cassette in deck B. Check the tape running direction on the display. See step 2 of “Recording onto a Tape”...

  • Page 140

    Remote control CANCEL MIC MIX RESERVE VOCAL MASKING Source selecting buttons SHIFT Main unit START/STOP MIC LEVEL –,+ MIC 1 MIC 2 DO NOT keep the microphones connected while they are not in use. Enjoying Karaoke IMPORTANT • Always set MIC LEVEL to “0” when connecting or disconnecting the microphone.

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    Adjusting the Sound Track for Karaoke You can adjust the sound track for Karaoke. For stereo (2-channel) source: By selecting VOCAL MASK, you can reduce the lead vocal—Vocal Masking. For Karaoke disc: By selecting L CHANNEL or R CHANNEL, you can select the audio channel to play. While Mic Mixing is activated...

  • Page 142

    Changing the Karaoke Setting You can change five settings for Karaoke. • To escape from Karaoke setting, wait for several seconds after the setting is done. To apply an echo to your voice MICVOL ECHO FANFARE SCORE LVL * Appears only when “DVD/CD” or “USB” is selected as the source with Mic Mixing activated.

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    To change the mic volume MICVOL ECHO FANFARE SCORE LVL * Appears only when “DVD/CD” or “USB” is selected as the source with Mic Mixing activated. Select the volume level. • The mic volume level can be adjusted in 16 steps (MICVOL 0 –...

  • Page 144

    Remote control SLEEP CANCEL SHIFT Setting the Timer Remote ONLY Using Daily Timer, you can wake up with your favorite song. On the other hand, with Recording Timer, you can make a tape of a radio broadcast automatically. • You cannot activate Daily Timer and Recording Timer at the same time.

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    Turn off the System (on standby) if you have set the timer with the System turned on. How Recording Timer works When Recording Timer has been set, the timer indicator ) and the REC indicator are lit on the display. Recording Timer works only once.

  • Page 146

    Setup Menu Operations Remote Control SET UP LANGUAGE menu Item MENU LANGUAGE You can select the initial menu language of DVD Video (see page 46). AUDIO LANGUAGE You can select the initial audio language of DVD Video (see page 46). SUBTITLE You can select the initial subtitle language of DVD Video (see page 46).

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    AUDIO menu Item DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT Set this item correctly when using the OPTICAL DIGITAL OUTPUT terminal on the rear. PCM ONLY: When connecting to audio equipment which is compatible with only linear PCM signals. DOLBY DIGITAL/PCM: When connecting to a Dolby Digital decoder or an amplifier with built-in Dolby Digital decoder.

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    Remote control TV CH +,– SHIFT Operating the TV You can operate JVC’s TV using the remote control supplied for this System. To turn on or off the TV: TV/VIDEO To adjust TV volume: (while holding...) TV VOL +,– To select the TV channel: (while holding...)

  • Page 149

    It may cause a malfunction of both the System and the device. – JVC bears no responsibility for any loss of data in the USB mass storage class device while using this System. – When connecting with a USB cable, use the cable whose length is less than 1 m (3.3 ft).

  • Page 150

    • For JPEG playback... – This System can play back JPEG files with the extension code <.jpg> or <.jpeg> (regardless of the letter case— upper/lower). – It is recommended that you record a file at 640 x 480 resolution. (If a file has been recorded at a resolution of more than 640 x 480, it will take a long time to be shown.) –...

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    On-Screen Operations (see pages 23 to 28) Operations Using the On-screen Bar: • A-B Repeat is possible only within the same title or within the same track. Recording Operations (see pages 29 to 30) General: • You cannot change the source during recording. •...

  • Page 152

    Timer Operations (see pages 35 to 36) Setting the Timer: • If you do not specify the preset station or track number correctly while setting a timer, the currently selected station or the first track will be played when timer is activated.

  • Page 153

    Troubleshooting If you are having a problem with your System, check this list for a possible solution before calling for service. General: Adjustments or settings are suddenly canceled before you finish. ] There is a time limit. Repeat procedure again. Operations are disabled.

  • Page 154

    OPTICAL DIGITAL OUTPUT Signals DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT Playback disc/file DVD Video with 48 kHz, 16/20/24 bit Linear with 96 kHz, Linear PCM with Dolby Digital with DTS DVD-R/-RW in DVD-VR format with 48 kHz, 16/20/24 bit Linear with Dolby Digital SVCD, VCD, CD CD with DTS MP3/WMA/WAV/MPEG-1/...

  • Page 155

    Language Code List Afar Persian Abkhazian Finnish Afrikaans Fiji AM Ameharic Faroese Arabic Frisian Assamese GA Irish Aymara GD Scots Gaelic Azerbaijani Galician Bashkir GN Guarani Byelorussian GU Gujarati Bulgarian HA Hausa Bihari Hindi Bislama HR Croatian Bengali, Bangla HY Armenian Tibetan Interlingua Breton...

  • Page 156

    Specifications Amplifier section—CA-DXJ21 Output Power: MAIN SPEAKERS: 105 W per channel, min. RMS, driven into 6 Ω at 1 kHz with no more than 10% total harmonic distortion. SUBWOOFER: 105 W, min. RMS, driven into 6 Ω at 63 Hz with no more than 10% total harmonic distortion.

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    Remote control Button Page Button AUDIO 8, 36 KARAOKE SETTING + , – 7 7 7 7 10, 12, 21, 28, 32 MIC MIX ¡ ¡ , 1 ¡ ¡ 9, 11, 12 MENU/PL ¢ ¢ , 4 ¢ ¢ 11, 21 ON SCREEN 8 8 8 8...

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    Do not attempt to service the product yourself...

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    © 2008 Victor Company of Japan, Limited 0408WMKMDWJMM...

This manual also for:

Ca-dxj11, Dx-j21, Gvt0245-001a, Gvt0244-008b, Ca-dxj30

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  • Rodrigo Arguelles Oct 13, 2013 04:13:
    I'm fixing a JVC CA DX121 and my problem is it don't read any of the five disc. Noticed CD Motor don't spin and Fan also don't work. Tried testing the A1271 which control the Fan and also would like to know Q6702 Number or replacemen​t.