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Large sounds, such as explosions, are
suppressed, but the quieter sounds are
unaffected. This feature is useful when you
want to hear the dialogue and enjoy the
surround sound effects of "TVS WIDE" at
Creates three sets of virtual rear speakers
from the sound of the front speakers (L, R)
without using actual rear speakers (shown
below). Use this setting when you want to use
TVS with 2 separate speakers.
L: Front speaker (left)
R: Front speaker (right)
: Virtual speaker
• When the playing signal does not contain a signal
for the rear speakers, the surround effects cannot
• When you select one of the TVS modes, turn off
the surround setting of the connected TV or
• Make sure that your listening position is between
and at an equal distance from your speakers, and
that the speakers are located in similar
• Not all discs will respond to the "TVS NIGHT"
function in the same way.
• The TVS effects do not work when using the Fast
Play or Slow Play functions, even though you can
change the TVS modes.
• You select one of the TVS modes, the player does
not output the sound of center speaker.
To turn off the subtitles
Select "OFF" in step 2.
• Depending on the DVD VIDEO, you may not be
able to change the subtitles even if multilingual
subtitles are recorded on it. You also may not be
able to turn them off.
• With DATA CDs/DATA DVDs, subtitles can be
changed for DivX video files only.
• You can change the subtitles if the DivX video
file has an ".AVI" or ".DIVX" extension and
contains subtitle information within the same file.
• While playing a disc with subtitles, the subtitle
may disappear when you press FAST PLAY or
SLOW PLAY button.
Adjusting the Playback
(CUSTOM PICTURE MODE)
You can adjust the video signal of the DVD,
VIDEO CD, DATA CD/DATA DVD in
JPEG format, or DATA CD/DATA DVD
containing DivX video files from the player
to obtain the picture quality you want. Choose
the setting that best suits the programme you
are watching. When you select "MEMORY,"
you can make further adjustments to each
element of the picture (colour, brightness,
Press DISPLAY twice during
The Control Menu appears.
Press X/x to select
(CUSTOM PICTURE MODE), then
The options for "CUSTOM PICTURE
Changing the Angles
If various angles (multi-angles) for a scene
are recorded on the DVD VIDEO, "
appears in the front panel display. This means
that you can change the viewing angle.
(angle) during playback.
The number of the angle appears on the
(angle) repeatedly to
select an angle number.
The scene changes to the selected angle.
Depending on the DVD VIDEO, you may not be
able to change the angles even if multi-angles are
recorded on the DVD VIDEO.
Press X/x to select the setting you
The default setting is underlined.
• STANDARD: displays a standard
• DYNAMIC 1: produces a bold
dynamic picture by increasing the
picture contrast and the colour
• DYNAMIC 2: produces a more
dynamic picture than DYNAMIC 1 by
further increasing the picture contrast
and colour intensity.
• CINEMA 1: enhances details in dark
areas by increasing the black level.
• CINEMA 2: white colours become
brighter and black colours become
richer, and the colour contrast is
• MEMORY: adjusts the picture in
The selected setting takes effect.
When you watch a movie, "CINEMA 1" or
"CINEMA 2" is recommended.
Displaying the Subtitles
If subtitles are recorded on the discs, you can
change the subtitles or turn them on and off
whenever you want while playing a DVD.
The following display appears.
(subtitle) repeatedly to
select a setting.
◆ When playing a DVD VIDEO
Select the language.
Depending on the DVD VIDEO, the
choice of language varies.
When 4 digits are displayed, they
indicate a language code. See "Language
Code List" on page 79 to see which
language the code represents.
◆ When playing a DVD-RW
◆ When playing a DATA CD (DivX
video), or DATA DVD (DivX video)
The choices of DATA CD or DATA
DVD subtitles differ, depending on the
DivX video file contained on the disc.
The choices are shown in the display.
Adjusting the picture items in
You can adjust each element of the picture
• PICTURE: changes the contrast
• BRIGHTNESS: changes the overall
• COLOR: makes the colours deeper or
• HUE: changes the colour balance
In step 3 of "Adjusting the Playback
Picture," select "MEMORY" and press
The "PICTURE" adjustment bar appears.
C 0 1 : 3 2 : 5 5
Press C/c to adjust the picture
To go the next or previous picture item
without saving the current setting, press
The adjustment is saved, and
"BRIGHTNESS" adjustment bar
Repeat step 2 and 3 to adjust
"BRIGHTNESS," "COLOR," and
To turn off the display
Press O RETURN, or DISPLAY.
The "BRIGHTNESS" setting is not effective if you
connect the player via the LINE OUT (VIDEO) or
S VIDEO OUT jack and select "PROGRESSIVE
AUTO" or "PROGRESSIVE VIDEO" by using the
PROGRESSIVE button on the front panel.