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Philips 721VR Owner's Manual

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Owner's Manual
Manuel de l'utilisateur
Manual del usuario


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    DVD VIDEO PLAYER / VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDER DVP 721VR DVP 721VR Owner’s Manual Manuel de l’utilisateur Bedienungsanleitung Gebruiksaanwijzingen Manual del usuario...

  • Page 2: Safety Precautions

    Safety Precautions CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN CAUTION:TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK) NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. This lightning flash with arrowhead symbol within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated dangerous voltage within the product’s enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude...

  • Page 3: Index

    Index English ... 4 Français ...41 Deutsch ...79 Nederlands ...117 Español ...155...

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction Safety Precautions ...2 Index ...3 Contents ...4 Before Use ...5-6 Playable Discs ...5 Remote Control Operation Range ...5 Precautions ...6 Notes on Discs ...6 About Symbols ...6 Selecting the Viewing Source...6 Front Panel and Display Window ...7 Remote Control ...8 Rear Panel ...9 Preparation Connections ...10-11...

  • Page 5: Before Use

    Refer also to the instructions applied with the DVDs and Video CDs. Some DVDs made for business purposes may not be played on the unit. Regional code of the DVD player and DVDs This DVD player is designed and manufactured for playback of region “2” encoded DVD software.

  • Page 6: Precautions

    To obtain a clear picture The DVD player is a high-tech, precision device. If the optical pick-up lens and disc drive parts are dirty or worn down, the picture quality will be poor.

  • Page 7: Front Panel And Display Window

    DVD Indicator PAUSE( \ \ \ \ ) Pause palyback Disc Tray temporarily/ frame- Insert a disc here. by-frame playback. DVD OPEN/CLOSE ( Opens or closes the disc tray. STOP ( x x ) Stops playback. Forward Skip/Scan/Fast-Forward Go to NEXT chapter/track.Press and hold for two seconds for a fast forward search.

  • Page 8: Remote Control

    Remote Control DVD/VCR select button Select the output source (DVD or VCR) to view on the TV screen. TV/VCR To view channels selected by the VCR tuner or by the TV tuner. 0-9 numerical buttons Selects numbered options in a menu. DISC MENU Accesses menu on a DVD disc.

  • Page 9: Rear Panel

    VIDEO/AUDIO OUT(Left/Right) (DVD/VCR OUT) Connect to a TV with video and audio inputs. COMPONENT/PROGRESSIVE SCAN VIDEO OUT (Y Pb Pr) (DVD EXCLUSIVE OUT) Connect to a TV with Y Pb Pr inputs. AERIAL Connect the aerial using this jack. AUDIO OUT (Left/Right) (DVD EXCLUSIVE OUT) Connect to an amplifier, receiver or stereo system.

  • Page 10: Connections

    INPUT PROGRESSIVE SCAN Rear of this unit (Basic connection) Note – If the TV has an S-video input, connect the DVD player with the S-video cable.When using an S-video cable, do not connect the yellow video cable. S-VIDEO INPUT Decoder...

  • Page 11: Connecting To Optional Equipment

    Connecting to Optional Equipment Connecting to an amplifier equipped with two channel analog stereo or Dolby Pro Logic II/ Pro Logic Connect the Left and Right DVD/VCR AUDIO OUT or AUDIO OUT (DVD EXCLUSIVE OUT) jacks on this unit to the audio left and right in jacks on your amplifier, receiver or stereo system, using the audio cables.

  • Page 12: Before Operation - Vcr Part

    Before Operation - VCR part Using your DVD+VCR for the very first time For the following steps we assume that you have just connected your DVD+VCR for the very first time. To make tuning TV stations an easy task your DVD+VCR incorporates the Automatic Channel Memory System (ACMS).This system will automatically tune, store TV channels and set the clock (date &...

  • Page 13: To Set The Colour System

    To set the colour system Press SYSTEM MENU. The main menu will appear on the TV screen. Press 1 or 2 to select the SYSTEM and press OK. Press 3 or 4 to select according to the COLOUR system used. AUTO Pr-12 P SET...

  • Page 14: How To Using The Main Menu

    Before Operation - VCR part How to using the main menu This VCR can easily be programmed by using the menus displayed on screen. The menus are controlled from the Remote Control Handset. Switch on your TV set and video recorder by pressing the 1 1 button.

  • Page 15: Tuning In Tv Stations Manually

    Tuning in TV Stations Manually In certain areas of the country broadcast signals may be too weak for your VCR’s automatic tuning process to find or assign TV stations correctly. You must tune in these weaker broadcast stations manually in order for your VCR to store them. Press SYSTEM MENU.

  • Page 16: Changing The Other Of Tv Stations

    Before Operation - VCR part Changing the order of TV Stations After tuning TV stations into your VCR you may wish to change the order in which they are stored without having to retune them again.The instructions given on this page will show you how you can simply move them into your desired order.

  • Page 17: Before Operation - Dvd Part

    General Explanation This manual gives the basic instructions for operating the DVD+VCR. Some DVDs require specific operation or allow only limited operation during playback.When this occurs, the symbol appears on the TV screen, indicating that the operation is not permitted by the DVD+VCR or is not available on the disc.

  • Page 18: Initial Settings

    Before Operation (Continued) - DVD part Initial Settings You can set your own Personal Preferences on the player. To display and exit the Menu: Press SYSTEM MENU to display the menu. Press SYSTEM MENU again to return to the initial screen. To go to the next level: Press 2 on the remote control.

  • Page 19: Audio

    The Auto Play function may not work for some DVDs. DivX(R) VOD registration code Philips provide you the DivX® VOD (Video On Demand) registration code that allows you to rent and purchase videos using the DivX® VOD service. For more information, visit

  • Page 20: Lock (parental Control)

    Before Operation (Continued) - DVD part LOCK (Parental Control) LOCK Rating Unlock Password Country Code Move Rating Movies on DVDs may contain scenes not suitable for children.Therefore, discs may contain Parental Control information that applies to the complete disc or to certain scenes on the disc.These scenes are rated from 1 to 8, and alternatively, more suitable scenes are available for selection on some discs.

  • Page 21: Operation With Tape

    Playing a tape You will only be able to load and eject video cassettes when your VCR is plugged into the mains. Your VCR may also playback recordings from NTSC tapes (on PAL TV). Getting a better picture When a cassette is inserted and playback started, the automatic tracking function works to get the best possible picture automatically.

  • Page 22: Instant Timer Recording (itr)

    Operation with tape (Continued) Instant Timer Recording (ITR) Your VCR allows you to make recordings using a variety of simple methods: Instant Timer Recording (ITR) start recording immediately for a set period of time or until the video cassette runs out. Your DVD+VCR incorporates Long Play (LP) which enables you to record up to twice the amount of time on a video cassette.

  • Page 23: Showview Programming

    ShowView Programming ShowView greatly simplifies entering the date, channel, start and end times of a Timer Recording by simply entering a ShowView Code. ShowView Codes are published in most TV guide magazines; they can vary one to nine numbers in length. is a registered trademark of Gemstar Development Corporation.

  • Page 24: Timer Recording Using On Screen Display

    Operation with tape (Continued) Timer recording using On Screen Display You may set up to seven timer record events within one month of the current date. Note Before setting the timer make sure that you have set the DVD+VCR clock correctly and you know which stations you have tuned TV stations on your DVD+VCR.

  • Page 25: Operation With Dvd And Video Cd

    Turn on the TV and select the video input source connected to the DVD player. Audio system:Turn on the audio system and select the input source connected to the DVD player. Press OPEN/CLOSE to open the disc tray. Load your chosen disc in the tray, with the playback side down.

  • Page 26: Slow Motion

    Operation with DVD and Video CD General Features (continued) VCD2.0 VCD1.1 Slow Motion Press S or T during still mode. The player will enter SLOW mode. Press S or T repeatedly to select the required speed : t 1/16, t 1/8, t 1/4 or t 1/2 (backward) or T 1/16, T 1/8, T 1/4 or T 1/2 (forward).

  • Page 27: Zoom

    General Features (continued) DivX VCD2.0 VCD1.1 Zoom The Zoom function allows you to enlarge the video image and to move through the enlarged image. Press ZOOM during playback or still playback to activate the Zoom function. The square frame appears briefly in the right bottom of the picture.

  • Page 28: Operation With Audio And Mp3 Disc

    Operation with Audio and MP3 Disc Playing an Audio CD and MP3 Disc The DVD Player can play MP3 formatted recordings on CD-ROM, CD-R or CD-RW discs. Before playing MP3 recordings, read the notes on MP3 Recordings on right. Audio CD Once you insert an audio CD a menu appears on the TV screen.

  • Page 29: Pause

    Operation with Audio and MP3 Disc (Continued) Pause Press PAUSE/STEP during playback. To return to playback, press PLAY B, OK or press PAUSE/STEP again. Moving to another Track Press S or T briefly during playback to go to the next track or to return to the beginning of the current track.

  • Page 30: Operation With Jpeg Disc

    Operation with JPEG Disc Viewing a JPEG disc JPEG This DVD+VCR can play discs with JPEG files and Kodak picture CD. Before playing JPEG recordings, read the notes on JPEG Recordings on right. Insert a disc and close the tray. The PHOTO menu appears on the TV screen.

  • Page 31: Programmed Playback

    Programmed Playback with Audio CD and MP3 Disc The Program function enables you to store your favorite tracks from any disc in the player memory. Program can contain 30 tracks. Press PROGRAM during playback or in the stop mode to enter the Program Edit mode. mark will appear to the right of the word “Program”...

  • Page 32: Operation With Dvd Vr Disc

    Maintaining the Unit The DVD player is a high-tech, precision device. If the optical pick-up lens and disc drive parts are dirty or worn, the picture quality could be diminished.

  • Page 33: Operation With Divx Disc

    Playing a DivX Movie Disc This DVD+VCR can play DivX movie disc. Insert a disc and close the tray. The MOVIE menu appears on the TV screen. Press 3/4 to select a folder then press OK. A list of files in the folder appears. If you are in a file list and want to return to the Folder list, use the 3/4 buttons on the remote to highlight “...

  • Page 34: Additional Operation

    Additional Operation On Screen Display You may easily display the current time or tape counter, amount of tape left, day, month, year, day of week, programme channel, tape speed and operational mode of your VCR on the TV screen. If a recording is taking place these On Screen Displays will not be recorded onto the tape.

  • Page 35: Hi-fi Stereo Sound System

    Hi-Fi Stereo Sound System Your VCR will record and playback Hi-Fi stereo sound. In addition it has a stereo NICAM digital stereo sound decoder.This allows you to record and playback the sound in several different ways.Video cassettes recorded on your VCR will have a normal mono audio track and two VHS Hi-Fi stereo audio tracks.These stereo tracks allow you to make audio recordings in Hi-Fi stereo or bilingual mode...

  • Page 36: Special Recording

    Special Recording Copying from DVD To VCR This unit allows you to copy the contents of a DVD to a VHS tape with a press of the D.DUBBING button. Notes Be sure to set ‘Progressive Scan’ to “Off” on the setup menu.

  • Page 37: Troubleshooting

    Plug the power cord into the wall outlet securely. Insert a disc. Select the appropriate video input mode on the TV so the picture from the DVD player appears on the TV screen. Connect the video cable into the jacks securely.

  • Page 38: Language Code List

    Language Code List Enter the appropriate code number for the initial settings “LANGUAGE” (See page 18). Code Language Code 6566 Abkhazian 7074 6565 Afar 7073 6570 Afrikaans 7082 8381 Albanian 7089 6577 Ameharic 7176 6582 Arabic 7565 7289 Armenian 6869 6583 Assamese 6976...

  • Page 39: Country/area Code List

    Enter the appropriate code number for the initial setting “Country Code” (See page 20). Code Country/Area Code Country/Area Andorra Eritrea United Arab Emirates Spain Afghanistan Ethiopia Antigua and Barbuda Finland Anguilla Fiji Albania Falkland Islands Armenia Micronesia Netherlands Antilles Faroe Islands Angola France Antarctica...

  • Page 40: Specification

    Specification General Power requirements Power consumption Dimensions (approx.) Mass (approx.) Operating temperature Operating humidity Timer RF Modulator System Laser Video Head system Signal system Frequency response Signal-to-noise ratio Harmonic distortion Dynamic range Inputs (VCR) Audio Video Outputs (DVD) VIDEO OUT S-VIDEO OUT COMPONENT VIDEO OUT (Progressive Scan)

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