Changing the player settings
QUICK SETUP enables successive settings of the items in the shaded area.
∫ "VIDEO" menu
Choose the setting to suit your TV and
Select to suit the type of TV.
When connected with a Plasma
display, adjust if you notice the audio is
out of sync with the video.
NTSC DISC OUT
Choose PAL 60 or NTSC output when
playing NTSC discs (➜ 34, Video
Specify the type of picture shown
VIDEO OUT (I/P)
Select "PROGRESSIVE" only if
connecting to a progressive output
∫ "AUDIO" menu
Make settings for your speakers.
Refer to "Frame still and field still" (➜ 39, Glossary).
When audio is output from HDMI AV OUT terminal, and the connected equipment does not support the item selected, the actual output will depend
on the performance of this connected equipment.
≥ 4:3PAN&SCAN: Regular aspect TV (4:3)
The sides of the widescreen picture are cut off so it fills the screen (unless
prohibited by the disc).
≥ 4:3LETTERBOX: Regular aspect TV (4:3)
Widescreen picture is shown in the letterbox style.
≥ 4:3ZOOM: Regular aspect TV (4:3)
The picture zooms in and out.
≥ 16:9NORMAL: Widescreen TV (16:9)
Laterally stretches image.
≥ 16:9SHRINK: Widescreen TV (16:9)
Images appear at the center of the screen.
≥ 16:9ZOOM: Widescreen TV (16:9)
Expands to 4:3 aspect ratio.
≥ 0 ms/AUTO
≥ 20 ms
When using VIERA Link "HDAVI Control" with "HDAVI Control 3" compatible TV (➜ 28), select "0 ms/AUTO".
Audio and video will automatically be set in sync.
≥ NTSC: When connected to an NTSC TV.
≥ PAL60: When connected to a PAL TV.
[Southeast[Asia[and[Thailand]: "NTSC" is the factory preset.
: The picture is not blurred, but picture quality is lower.
: Overall quality is high, but the picture may appear blurred.
≥ PROGRESSIVE: A message screen will appear. Follow the on-screen instructions.
Select to suit the type of equipment you connected to the HDMI AV OUT
Select "BITSTREAM" when the equipment can decode the bitstream (digital
form of 5.1 channel data). Otherwise, select "PCM".
(If the bitstream is output to the equipment without a decoder, high levels of
noise can be output and may damage your speakers and hearing.)
≥ ON: Adjusts for clarity even when the volume is low. Convenient for late night viewing. (Only works with
≥ C DELAY: 0ms, 1ms, 2ms, 3ms, 4ms, 5ms
Select the delay time for your center speaker (➜ 26, Selecting the delay time of the speakers).
≥ SL/SR DELAY: 0ms, 5ms, 10ms, 15ms
Select the delay time for your surround speakers (➜ 26, Selecting the delay time of the speakers).
≥TEST TONE: SETTING
Use the test tone for speaker level adjustments (➜ 31, Adjusting the speaker level).
≥CENTER, SURROUND RIGHT, SURROUND LEFT: `6 dB to i6 dB (Factory preset: 0 dB)
≥ 40 ms
≥ 60 ms
≥ 80 ms
≥ 100 ms