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Philips DVD701/931 User Manual

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Contents
Entertainment for the new millennium ................................................. 6
Introduction ................................................................................................. 7
Unpacking ..................................................................................................... 7
Placement ..................................................................................................... 7
Front panel ................................................................................................... 8
Rear panel .................................................................................................... 9
Display ......................................................................................................... 10
Remote control ......................................................................................... 11
Menu bar/Status window ........................................................................ 12
Status window icons ................................................................................ 12
Default screen ........................................................................................... 12
Temporary feedback field icons ............................................................. 13
General notes ............................................................................................ 14
Connecting to a TV .................................................................................. 14
Connecting to optional equipment ................................................ 14-15
Connecting to the power cord ............................................................. 15
Remote Control battery installation .................................................... 15
NTSC/PAL Settings .................................................................................. 16
General explanation ........................................................................... 16-17
Turning on the power .............................................................................. 17
Initial Setup........................................................................................... 17-18
Personal Preferences ......................................................................... 18-19
Access Control: child lock ...................................................................... 20
Access Control: parental control .................................................... 21-22
Loading discs .............................................................................................. 23
Playing a DVD-Video disc ....................................................................... 23
Playing a Video CD ................................................................................... 24
General Features ................................................................................ 24-27
Special DVD features ............................................................................... 28
Special VCD features ................................................................................ 29
Playing an Audio CD .......................................................................... 29-30
FTS Program .............................................................................................. 31
Before requesting service ....................................................................... 32
Cleaning discs ............................................................................................ 33
Specifications ............................................................................................. 34
INDEX
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction Entertainment for the new millennium ... 6 Introduction ... 7 Unpacking ... 7 Placement ... 7 Functional overview Front panel ... 8 Rear panel ... 9 Display ... 10 Remote control ... 11 On-screen display information Menu bar/Status window ... 12 Status window icons ...

  • Page 2: Introduction

    DVD-Video, such as selection of sound track, subtitle languages and different camera angles (again depending on the disc), are all included. What’s more, Philips Child Lock lets you decide which discs your children will be able to see. In addition to DVD-Video discs, you will be able to play all Video CDs and Audio CDs (including finalized CD Recordable and CD Rewritable).

  • Page 3: Introduction

    AC power cord Audio/Video cable SCART 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 4: Functional Overview

    Functional overview DVD 701 DVD/VIDEO CD/CD PLAYER STANDBY-ON FUNCTIONAL OVERVIEW Front panel STANDBY-ON - switches the player to Standby mode or ON Standby indicator - lights red when the player is in Standby mode Display - shows the current status of the player - NEXT title/chapter/track - PREVious title/chapter/track - selects Stereo, Dolby Surround or 3D-Sound...

  • Page 5: Rear Panel

    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 DIGITAL AUDIO OUT PCM/MPEG2/AC3/DTS MAINS DIG OUT Caution: Do not touch the inner pins of the jacks on the...

  • Page 6: Display

    TITLE CHAPTER SCAN FUNCTIONAL OVERVIEW Display DVD inserted Video CD or Audio CD inserted Indicates current player function: Play, Pause, Search, etc. DVD TITLE number TITLE DVD CHAPTER number CHAPTER VCD/CD TRACK number TRACK TRACK TIME in hours, minutes and seconds TRACK TIME TOTAL TIME in hours, minutes and seconds...

  • Page 7: Remote Control

    numerical key pad RETURN - go back to previous menu - acknowledge menu selection t u w v - (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...

  • Page 8: On-screen Display Information

    On screen display information ON SCREEN DISPLAY INFORMATION Menu bar/Status window Personal Preferences Title/Track Chapter/Index Audio language Subtitle language Angle Zoom Video Program Sound e Picture by Picture Status window icons The status window displays the current status of the player and appears with the first part of the menu bar.

  • Page 9: Temporary Feedback Field Icons

    Temporary Feedback Field icons Repeat All Repeat Title Repeat Track Repeat Chapter Shuffle Shuffle Repeat Repeat A to end Repeat A-B Angle Child Lock On Child Safe Resume Action prohibited ON SCREEN DISPLAY INFORMATION...

  • Page 10: Preparation

    Preparation DIGITAL AUDIO OUT STEREO OUT PCM/MPEG2/AC3/DTS MAINS (CVBS) DIG OUT AUDIO OUT VIDEO OUT PREPARATION General notes - Depending on your TV and other equipment you wish to connect, there are various ways you could connect the player. Possible connections are shown in the following drawings.

  • Page 11: Connecting To The Power Cord

    AMPLIFIER DIGITAL AUDIO OUT STEREO OUT PCM/MPEG2/AC3/DTS MAINS (CVBS) DIG OUT AUDIO OUT VIDEO OUT Connecting to an A/V receiver equipped with a multi- channel decoder (Dolby Digital™(AC-3), MPEG 2 and DTS) Digital Multi-channel sound 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), AC3 and DTS).

  • Page 12: Ntsc/pal Settings

    PREPARATION 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, follow the steps below.

  • Page 13: Turning On The Power

    - The various items can be selected by pressing the MENU OSD button, RETURN then the w/v keys or by pressing relevant keys on the remote control. - Pressing MENU OSD while the menu bar is displayed will clear the menu bar from the screen.

  • Page 14: Initial Setup

    Initial Setup Subtitle language Audio language English Español Français Português Russian Polish MENU MENU PREPARATION Audio language Initial Setup The sound will be in the language you choose if it is available on the disc in play. If the language you select is not available, speech will revert to the first English spoken language on the disc.

  • Page 15

    - Video shift The factory centers the video on your screen. Use this setting to personalize the position of the picture on your TV by scrolling it to the left or right. Sound - Digital output Factory setting: ALL. This means that both coaxial and optical outputs are switched on.

  • Page 16: Access Control: Child Lock

    Choose 'Play always' to remove the disk from the child-safe list PREPARATION Access control; child lock (DVD and VCD) Activating/deactivating the child lock When disc playback is stopped, select Access Control in the features menu using the w/v keys. Enter a 4-digit code of your own choice. Enter the code a second time.

  • Page 17: Access Control: Parental Control

    Access control; Parental control (DVD-Video only) Movies on DVDs may contain scenes not suitable for children. Therefore, disc may contain ‘Parental Control’ information which applies to the complete disc or to certain scenes on the disc. These scenes are rated from 1 to 8, and alternative, more suitable scenes are available on the disc.

  • Page 18: Parental Control Disclaimer

    DVD player, certain aspects of the technical standards had not been settled between set makers and the disc industries. On this basis Philips cannot guarantee functioning of the PARENTAL CONTROL system and denies any liability associated with unintended watching of disc content.

  • Page 19: Operation

    Operation Loading discs Press OPEN/CLOSE on the front of the player. The disc tray opens. Load your chosen disc in the tray, label side up (also when a double sided SOUND DVD is inserted). Make sure it is sitting properly in the correct recess. PLAY PREV NEXT...

  • Page 20: Playing A Video Cd

    OPERATION Playing a Video CD Playing a disc - After inserting the disc and closing the tray, playback starts automatically and the status window and the player display show the type of disc loaded, as well as information about the disc’s contents and playing time. - The disc may invite you to select an item from a menu.

  • Page 21

    CHAPTER TITLE REPEAT REPEAT Still Picture and Frame-by-frame playback Select e (picture by picture) in the menu bar. Use the w key to enter the picture by picture menu. à á The player will now go into PAUSE mode. í É...

  • Page 22: Time Search

    à á í Ç É ë REPEAT REPEAT SHUFFLE Å OPERATION Shuffle DVD-Video discs SHUFFLE This shuffles the playing order of chapters within a title, if the title has more than one. Press SHUFFLE during play. SHUFFLE appears on the screen for about 2 seconds. To return to normal play, press SHUFFLE again.

  • Page 23

    FTS-Video - The FTS-Video function allows you to store your favorite titles and chapters (DVD) and favorite tracks and indexes (VCD) for a particular disc in the player memory. - Each FTS program can contain 20 items (titles, chapters). - Each time an FTS program is played it will be placed on top of the list. When the list is full and a new program is added, the last program in the list will be removed from the list.

  • Page 24: Special Dvd Features

    OPERATION Special DVD features Checking the contents of DVD-Video discs: Menus For titles and chapters, selection menus may be included on the disc. The DVD’s menu feature allows you to make selections from these menus. Press the appropriate numerical key; or use the w, v, u, t keys to highlight your selection, then press OK.

  • Page 25: Special Vcd Features

    Special VCD-Features Playback Control (PBC) Load a Video CD with PBC and press 2. Go through the menu with the keys indicated on the TV screen until your chosen passage starts to play. If a PBC menu consists of a list of titles, you can select a title directly.

  • Page 26

    OPERATION Shuffle à á Press SHUFFLE during play. í É Ç ë The order of the tracks is changed. SHUFFLE REPEAT REPEAT Å To return to normal play, press SHUFFLE again. Repeat track/disc To repeat the track currently playing , press REPEAT. à...

  • Page 27: Fts Program

    FTS Program - FTS Program allows you to store your favorite tracks for a particular disc in the player memory. - Each FTS Program can contain 20 tracks. Storing an FTS Program Load a disc and stop playback. Use w to go to the list of available tracks. Use t or u to select tracks from the list.

  • Page 28: Before Requesting Service

    Before requesting service If it appears that the DVD-Video player is faulty, first consult this checklist. It may be that something has been overlooked. Under no circumstances attempt to repair the system yourself; this will invalidate the warranty. Look for the specific symptom(s). Then perform only the actions listed to remedy the specific symptom(s). Symptom No power No picture...

  • Page 29: 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 30: Specifications

    Specifications PLAYBACK SYSTEM DVD-Video Video CD CD (CD-R and CD-RW) OPTICAL READOUT SYSTEM Lasertype Semiconductor AlGaAs Numerical Aperture 0.60 (DVD) 0.45 (VCD/CD) Wavelength 650 nm (DVD) 780 nm (VCD/CD) DVD DISC FORMAT Medium Optical Disc Diameter 12cm (8cm) Playing time One layer (12cm) Dual layer...

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  • Pat Oram Jun 18, 2017 04:40:
    All color did play in black and white only

    How do I get Color?