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Preference (languages, Parental Control; Software Update - Philips DVP2980 User Manual

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Preference (languages,
parental control...)
Press .
Select [Setup] > [Preference] to access
the preference setup options.
[Audio]: Select an audio language for
[Subtitle]: Select a subtitle language for
[Disc Menu]: Select a menu language
for a video disc.
[Parental Control]: Restrict access
to discs that are encoded with
ratings. Input "136900" to access
the restriction options: When the
password field is highlighted, press OK
to enter an input stage, press
to select a digit and press
change a digit position.
[PBC]: Display or skip the content
menu for VCD and SVCD.
[Password]: Set or change a password
to play a restricted disc. Input "136900"
if you do not have a password or if you
have forgotten your password
[DivX Subtitle]: Select a character set
that supports the subtitle of your DivX
[Version Info]: Display the software
version for this player.
[Default]: Reset all settings to the
factory default, except for the settings
for [Disc Lock], [Parental Control]
and [Password].
If your preferred language is not available for disc
language, audio or subtitle, you can select [Others]
from the menu options and input 4-digit language code
which can be found at the back of this user manual.
The rating levels are country-dependent. To allow all
discs to be played, select [8 Adult].

3 Software update

To check for updates, compare the current
software version of this player with the latest
software version (if available) at the Philips
Power supply must not be interrupted during software
Press .
Select [Setup] > [Preference] > [Version
Info], and then press OK.
Write down the model name and the
software version number.
Visit to check for
the latest software version, using the model
name and software version number.
Refer to the upgrade instructions given
on the website to complete the software


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  • Pearl Smith Nov 16, 2018 02:57:
    Would be handy to have step by step picture instructio​ns on wiring dvd and settings in trouble shooting for the older generation who doesn’t understand technical jargon, my problem is my device was working perfectly one day but the next day when I went to play my DVD’s pic was black and white, tried another dvd incase it was a faulty but it made no difference​. Device is less than a year old but I failed to keep the receipt sadly. Please help