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  • Page 1 DVD Video player DVD701 Toll Free Help Line Ligne d'assistance en service libre Linea de ayuada telefónica sin cargo 800-531-0039...
  • Page 2 And most importantly you can count on our uncompromising commitment to your total satisfaction. All of this is our way of saying welcome–and thanks for investing in a Philips product. Sincerely, Robert Minkhorst President and Chief Executive Officer P.S.
  • Page 3 Index LASER SAFETY This unit employs a laser. Due to possible eye injury, only a qualified service person should remove the cover or attempt to service this device. USE OF CONTROLS OR ADJUSTMENTS OR PERFORMANCE OF PROCEDURES OTHER THAN THOSE SPECIFIED HEREIN MAY RESULT IN HAZARDOUS RADIATION EXPOSURE.
  • Page 4 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 symbol warns the user that uninsulated voltage within the unit may have sufficient magnitude to cause electric shock.
  • Page 5: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read before operating equipment This product was designed and manufactured to meet strict quality and safety standards.There are, however, some installation and operation precautions which you should be particularly aware of. 1. Read these instructions – All the safety and oper- ating instructions should be read before the appliance is operated.
  • Page 6: Limited Warranty

    TO GET WARRANTY SERVICE IN U.S.A., PUERTO RICO OR U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS... Take the product to a Philips factory service center (see enclosed list) or authorized service center for repair.When the product has been repaired, you must pick up the unit at the center. Centers may keep defective parts.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction Entertainment for the new millennium -------------------------------------------------------------------- 8 Introduction -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 9 Unpacking ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 9 Placement ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 9 Functional overview Front panel -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 10 Rear panel ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 11 Display ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12 Remote control ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 13 Preparation General notes -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 14 Connecting to a TV ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 15 Connecting to optional equipment ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 15 Connecting to the power cord -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 16...
  • Page 8: Introduction

    TV screen. Introduction Your Philips DVD-Video player will play digital video discs conforming to the universal DVD-Video standard.With it, you will be able to enjoy full- length movies with true cinema picture quality, as well as stereo or multi-channel sound (depending on the disc and your playback setup).
  • Page 9: Introduction 9

    - Remote Control with batteries - A/C power cord - Audio/Video cable - Instructions for use If any item is damaged or missing, contact your retailer or Philips. Keep the packaging materials; you may need them to transport your player in the future. Placement Place the player on a firm, flat surface.
  • Page 10: Functional Overview

    Functional overview DVD 701 DVD/VIDEO CD/CD PLAYER POWER ON/OFF 10 FUNCTIONAL OVERVIEW Front panel POWER ON/OFF - switches the player to ON or OFF Standby indicator - lights red when the player is in Standby mode Display - shows the current status of the player - NEXT title/chapter/track - starts video/audio play - PREVious title/chapter/track...
  • Page 11: Rear Panel

    DIGITAL AUDIO OUT PCM/MPEG2/AC3/DTS MAINS Rear panel MAINS (AC) power jack - connect to the power source Digital audio out jack (coaxial) - connect to digital (coaxial) equipment Audio / L/R (Left/Right) - connect to an amplifier, receiver or stereo system Video Out (CVBS) - connect to a TV with CVBS video inputs Video Out (S-Video)
  • Page 12: Display

    TITLE TITLE 12 FUNCTIONAL OVERVIEW Display Remote control active (flashing) FTS active SHUFFLE active PAUSE active REPEAT A-B/CHAPTER/TITLE/TRACK mode active Chapter or track calendar TOTAL/REMaining/TRACK TIME in hours, minutes and seconds (V)CD disc inserted DVD disc inserted DVD CHAPTER or VCD/CD TRACK number DVD TITLE number PAUSE SHUFFLE...
  • Page 13: Remote Control

    numerical key pad RETURN - go back to previous menu - acknowledge menu selection t u v w - (left/right/up/down) cursor movement - search backward* / previous chapter or track - stop - play - search forward* / next chapter or track * Press key for about 2 seconds Remote control ON / OFF...
  • Page 14: Preparation

    Preparation DIGITAL AUDIO OUT PCM/MPEG2/AC3/DTS CVBS S-VIDEO OUT COAXIAL AUDIO VIDEO OUT S-VIDEO CABLE DIGITAL AUDIO OUT PCM/MPEG2/AC3/DTS CVBS S-VIDEO OUT COAXIAL AUDIO VIDEO OUT A/V CABLE 14 PREPARATION General notes - Depending on your TV and other equipment you wish to connect, there are various ways you could connect the player.
  • Page 15: Connecting To Optional Equipment

    Digital multi-channel connection provides the best sound quality. For this you need a multi-channel A/V receiver that supports one or more of the audio formats supported by your DVD player (MPEG 2, Dolby Digital™(AC-3) and DTS). Check the receiver manual and the logos on the front of the receiver.
  • Page 16: Connecting To The Power Cord

    (standard, alkaline, etc.). NTSC/PAL Settings You can switch the NTSC/PAL setting of the DVD player to match the video signal of your TV.This setting only affects the television’s on-screen display that shows the stop and setup modes.You may select either NTSC or PAL.To change the DVD player setting to PAL or NTSC,...
  • Page 17: General Explanation

    General explanation DVD 701 DVD/VIDEO CD/CD PLAYER Switching ON POWER ON/OFF Switch on the TV and select the video input for your DVD-Video player. Press POWER ON/OFF button. Remote control operation - Unless otherwise stated, all operations can be carried out with the remote control.
  • Page 18: Operation

    Operation 18 OPERATION Playing a DVD-video disc NOTE During play, various icons will appear on the TV screen for about 2 seconds to confirm that a function has been selected.You can get rid of these icons by pressing MENU OSD. At any time during play, you can press MENU OSD to call up the Play Banner, which shows you which functions are active, for about 2 seconds.To keep the Play Banner on the screen, hold down MENU OSD for a couple of seconds.To...
  • Page 19: Moving To Another Chapter

    Playing a title With Autoplay ON, play starts when you close the disc drawer. With Autoplay OFF, press 2. NOTE Some DVD-Video discs carry their own Autoplay, in which case play always starts automatically. The disc may invite you to select an item from a menu. If the selections are numbered, press the appropriate numerical key;...
  • Page 20 DVD Video Parental control is active. Please enter your PIN to play this disc 1 Eject Disc 2 20 OPERATION Parental Control If you activate Parental Control, only discs that you have already authorized as suitable for all ages can be played as above. To play any other DVD-Video disc, the OSD will ask for the Parental Control PIN code to be entered.When this has been done, play starts automatically.
  • Page 21: Camera Angle

    Repeat A-B To repeat or loop a sequence in a title: Press REPEAT A-B at your chosen starting point; - appears on the player display. Press REPEAT A-B again at your chosen end point; appears on the display, and the repeat sequence begins. To exit the sequence, press Repeat A-B again.
  • Page 22 22 OPERATION Changing the audio language and channel configuration This changes the language and the audio channel configuration when AUDIO alternatives are available on the disc. (e.g. Dolby Digital, DTS and etc…) Press Audio during playback. MPEG The audio language and channel configuration icons appear on the 2 ch screen for 2 seconds.
  • Page 23: Playing A Video Cd

    Playing a Video CD NOTE During play, various icons will appear on the TV screen for about 2 seconds to confirm that a function has been selected.You can get rid of the icon by pressing MENU OSD. At any time during play, you can press MENU OSD to call up the Play Banner, which shows you which functions are active, for about 2 seconds.To keep the Play Banner on the screen, hold down MENU OSD for a couple of seconds.To get rid of the Play Banner, press MENU OSD again.
  • Page 24: Moving To Another Track

    Moving to another track When a disc has more than one track (which you can see from both the OSD and the player display if you press 9, you can move to another track as follows: Press T-C, then press K briefly during play to step forward to the next track.
  • Page 25 Still Picture and Step Frame To get a still picture, press ; during play. To step forward to the next picture frame, press ; again. To return to play, press 2. Search To search forwards or backwards through the disc at 4x normal speed, hold down K or J for about 1 second during play.
  • Page 26: Playing An Audio Cd

    Audio CD Time Tracks 69:16 7:24 4:19 26 OPERATION Time Search The time search function allows you to start playing at any chosen time on the disc. Press TIME SEARCH during play for about 2 seconds. The player will go into PAUSE mode. TIME SEARCH menu appears showing elaspsed playing time on current disc.
  • Page 27: Favorite Track Selection

    RETURN Audio CD Time Tracks 60:00 9 10 11 Exclude Tracks Track Selection Audio CD Exclude Tracks 1 2 3 4 Play Exclude Play Selection Clear Selection Repeat track/disc To repeat the currently-playing track, press REPEAT for about 1 second: appears on the display.
  • Page 28 Audio CD 1 2 3 4 Play Selection Clear Selection 28 OPERATION To select Tracks: Load a disc and go to the Stop mode. Favourite Tracks Press u . Use the t or u key to move to the first track number you want to select.
  • Page 29: Settings 29

    Settings Video CD Audio English Subtitle English Not Active Parental Control TV Shape 16:9 Auto Play Auto FTS Video CD Digital Output Sound Dolby Prologic Video Shift On / Off English OSD Language In the settings menu, you can customize your player to suit your own particular requirements.
  • Page 30: Settings

    Digital Output Factory setting Off means that there is no audio signal at the digital output. If you are connecting equipment with a digital input, change the setting to ALL. If your equipment does not include a digital decoder, (e.g. digital speakers) set the digital output to PCM.
  • Page 31: Parental Control

    When Parental Control is active When Parental Control is active Open Tray Open Tray Insert Disc Insert Disc NOT OK Is this Is this Enter Pin Enter Pin disc Authorized? disc Authorized? TRY 3X Playback begins Playback begins Parental Control Activating Parental Control This can only be done in Stop mode.
  • Page 32: 32 Before Requesting Service

    If the picture is distorted completely or if the picture rolls vertically, make sure the NTSC/PAL setting at the DVD player matches the video signal of your television. If your TV video signal is NTSC, select the NTSC setting at the DVD player.
  • Page 33: Cleaning Discs

    Cleaning discs Some problems occur because the disc inside the player is dirty.To avoid these problems clean your discs regularly, in the following way: When a disc becomes dirty, clean it with a cleaning cloth.Wipe the disc from the center out. Caution: Do not use solvents such as benzine, thinner, commercially available cleaners, or anti-static spray intended for analog discs.
  • Page 34: 34 Specifications

    Specifications PLAYBACK SYSTEM DVD-Video Video CD CD (CD-R and CD-RW) SVCD OPTICAL READOUT SYSTEM Type Semiconductor laser GaAlAs Numerical Aperture 0.60 (DVD) 0.45 (VCD/CD) Wave length 650 nm (DVD) 780 nm (VCD/CD) DVD DISC FORMAT Medium Optical Disc Diameter 12cm (8cm) Playing time One layer (12cm)

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