This DVD Player will play various types of Discs. Look for these logos on your Discs to determine
whether the Disc will play on this Player.
DVD (Digital Video Disc)
Audio CD (Compact Disc Digital Audio)
Region Codes and Color Systems
DVDs must meet the requirements for Region Codes and Color Systems before you can use them
with the DVD Player. DVDs must be labeled for ALL regions or for Region 1 in order to play on
this DVD Player.You cannot play Discs that are labeled for other regions.These symbols must appear
on your DVDs, or you cannot play the DVD in this Player.
The number inside the globe refers to a region of the world. Region 1 represents the United States,
Canada, upper regions of North America, Bermuda, the U.S.Virgin Islands, and small regions near
Furthermore, recordings are made according to different color systems throughout the world.The
most common color systems are NTSC (which is used primarily in the United States and North
America), PAL, and SECAM.
This DVD Player is compatible with NTSC and PAL. Make sure the Discs you play were recorded in
NTSC or PAL and your TV is NTSC or PAL compatible.You must set the DVD Player's TV TYPE to
match your TV and your DVDs. Details are on page 38. The color system of the DVD may appear on
the DVD or on the Disc case.
DVD Player Upgrades
If a DVD does not play properly, please contact Philips at 1-800-531-0039 for assistance. Due to the
inconsistency of Disc formats provided by various Disc manufacturers, your DVD Player may require a
playability enhancement. As DVD technology has advanced, these enhancements have become both
common and easy to complete.
Downloaded From Disc-Player.com Philips Manuals
Video CD and Super Video CD
CD-R (CD-Recordable) and CD-RW (CD-Rewritable)
Finalize CD-Rs when you record them. Otherwise, you cannot play them
on this Player.
DVD+R (DVD + Recordable) and DVD+RW (DVD + Rewritable)
Finalize these Discs when you record them. Otherwise, you cannot play them
on this DVD Player.
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