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  • Page 1 DVD Player DV-370 DV-470 DV-2750 Operating Instructions...
  • Page 2 On the top of the player M P O R T A N T C A U T O N R S K O F E L E C T R C S H O C K D O N O T O P E N The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, The exclamation point within an equilateral C A U T O N :...
  • Page 3 When you find it purposes in a restaurant or use in a car or ship) damaged, ask your nearest PIONEER authorized and which requires repair will be charged for even service center or your dealer for a replacement.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents 01 Before you start 05 Playing discs 08 Additional information Features ..... . 5 Scanning discs ....13 Taking care of your player and What’s in the box .
  • Page 5: Before You Start Features

    Before you start Chapter 1 Important Before you start Incorrect use of batteries can result in hazards such as leakage and bursting. Please observe the following: • Don’t mix new and old batteries together. Features • Don’t use different kinds of battery together—although they may look similar, different batteries may have different voltages.
  • Page 6: Disc / Content Format Playback Compatibility

    Before you start Disc / content format playback compatibility Compressed audio compatibility • Compatible formats: MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3 (MP3), Windows Media Audio (WMA) This player is compatible with a wide range of disc types (media) and formats. Playable discs will •...
  • Page 7: Connecting Up

    OMPON NT V DEO OUT DV 2750 White DV-2750 DV 370 DV-370 Yellow Use a SCART cable (not supplied) to connect the AV CONNECTOR (RGB) output to a SCART AV input on your TV (or AV receiver). o p o w e r...
  • Page 8: Connecting To An Av Receiver

    COMPONENT VIDEO digital audio output. OUT jacks to a component video input on your Model DV-470 has both optical and coaxial digital outputs; models DV-2750 and DV-370 have only a TV, monitor or AV receiver. COMPONENT coaxial-type output.
  • Page 9: Controls And Displays Front Panel

    OPEN/CLOSE (page 11) HOME MENU RETURN 15 ANGLE (page 16) S ANDBY/ON 16 CLEAR 17 ENTER (page 10) 11 15 DV-370 18 MENU (page 12) 19 RETURN (page 10) (page 13) PLAY MODE SURROUND ZOOM DISPLAY (page 11) OPE /CLOSE...
  • Page 10: Getting Started

    Getting started Chapter 4 Button What it does Getting started HOME MENU Display/exit the on-screen display. Changes the highlighted menu item. Switching on ENTER Selects the highlighted menu item (both ENTER buttons on the remote work After making sure that everything is connected properly and that the player is plugged in, press in exactly the same way).
  • Page 11: Playing Discs

    Getting started Press HOME MENU to exit the menu screen. Basic playback controls The table below shows the basic controls on the remote for playing discs. The following chapter Playing discs covers other playback features in more detail. The basic playback controls for playing DVD, CD, Video CD/Super VCD and MP3/WMA discs are Button What it does covered here.
  • Page 12 Getting started DVD-Video disc menus Button What it does Many DVD-Video discs feature menus from which you can select what you want to watch. They may also give access to additional features, such as subtitle and audio language selection, or special RETURN Displays the PBC menu.
  • Page 13: Scanning Discs

    Playing discs Chapter 5 Viewing a JPEG slideshow Playing discs After loading a CD/CD-R/RW containing JPEG picture files, press (play) to start a slideshow from the first folder/picture on the disc. The player displays the pictures in each folder in alphabetical order.
  • Page 14: Browsing Wma, Mp3 And Jpeg Files With The Disc Navigator

    Playing discs • Original: Time – Thumbnails from the Original content at 10 minute intervals. • Playlist: Time – Thumbnails from the Playlist at 10 minute intervals. The screen shows up to six moving thumbnail images displayed one after another. To display the •...
  • Page 15: Using Random Play

    Playing discs Using random play Press PLAY MODE and select ‘Program’ Play Mode Use the random play function to play titles or chapters (DVD-Video) or tracks (CD, Video CD/Super from the list of functions on the left. VCD) at random. (Note that the same track/title/chapter may play more than once.) A B Repeat Create Edit You can set the random play option when a disc is playing or stopped.
  • Page 16: Switching Subtitles

    Playing discs Zooming the screen Important Using the zoom feature you can magnify a part of the screen by a factor of 2 or 4, while watching a • Search functions are not available with Video CD/Super VCDs in PBC mode, or with WMA/MP3 DVD or Video CD/Super VCD or playing a JPEG disc.
  • Page 17: Audio Settings And Video Adjust Menus

    Press ENTER to save your settings and exit the Video Adjust screen. Note • DV-2750/DV-370 only: Virtual Surround doesn’t work with WMA or DTS, through either the analog or digital outputs. • 96kHz linear PCM audio is automatically downsampled to 48kHz if Virtual Surround is switched •...
  • Page 18: Initial Settings Menu

    • In the table below, the default setting is shown in bold: other settings are shown in italics. DV-2750/DV-370 only: Note that progressive scan video is only • The Digital Audio Out settings only need to be set if you have connected the digital output of this output from the component video jacks and that there is no player to an AV receiver, or other equipment.
  • Page 19: Display Settings

    Initial Settings menu Use the number buttons to enter a 4-digit password. Setting Option What it means The numbers you enter show up as asterisks (*) on-screen. DVD Menu w/Subtitle Lang. DVD disc menus will be displayed in the same language as Press ENTER to register the password.
  • Page 20: Additional Information

    The DVD player’s lens should not become dirty in normal use, but if for some reason it should Taking care of your player and discs malfunction due to dust or dirt, consult your nearest Pioneer-authorized service center. We do not recommend using commercially available lens cleaners for CD players.
  • Page 21: Setting The Tv System

    Additional information Please note that many widescreen discs override the player’s settings so that the disc is shown in Press and hold the front panel STANDBY/ON for 10 seconds. letter box format regardless of the setting. When the power is completely off, you cannot use the remote to switch it back on again. Use the front panel STANDBY/ON button.
  • Page 22: Language Code List

    Additional information Glossary Language code list Language (Language code letter), Language code Analog audio Direct representation of sound by an electrical signal. See also Digital audio. Aspect ratio The width of a TV screen relative to its height. Conventional TVs are 4:3; Japanese (ja), 1001 Bhutani (dz), 0426 Kirghiz (ky), 1125...
  • Page 23 Additional information WMA is short for Windows Media Audio and refers to an audio compression technology developed by Microsoft Corporation. Files are recognized by their file extension “.wma”. Microsoft, Windows Media, and the Windows logo are trademarks, or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
  • Page 24: Divx® Video Playback (Dv- 470 Only)

    DivX® video playback (DV-470 only) Chapter 9 Playing DivX video ® If a disc contains only DivX video files, you can start playback right away. The table below shows all DivX video playback (DV-470 only) the basic playback controls. If a disc contains a mixture of DivX video and other media file types (MP3, for example), first select whether to play the DivX video files (DivX) or the other media file types (MP3 / WMA / JPEG) from About DivX the on-screen display.
  • Page 25: About Divx® Vod Content

    DivX® video playback (DV-470 only) Browsing DivX video titles using the Disc Navigator ® About DivX VOD content Use the Disc Navigator to browse the contents of a disc. Note that if there are other types of files on In order to play DivX VOD (video on demand) content on this player, you first need to register the the same disc, these will not be displayed in the Disc Navigator.
  • Page 26 DivX® video playback (DV-470 only)
  • Page 27 DivX® video playback (DV-470 only)
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