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  • Page 1 YOU TO START ENJOYING YOUR NEW PRODUCT RIGHT AWAY ALL US BEFORE YOU CONSIDER RETURNING THE PRODUCT 1-800-531-0039 R VISIT US ON THE WEB AT WWW DVD726 Important! Return your Warranty Registration Card within 10 days. See why inside. EATURES E WANT PHILIPS...
  • Page 2 Once your PHILIPS purchase is registered, you’re eligible to receive all the privileges of owning a PHILIPS product. So complete and return the Warranty Registration Card enclosed with your purchase at once. And take advantage of these important benefits.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    DVD Player Defaults ........
  • Page 4: Safety Information

    Macrovision Corporation and is intended for home and other limited viewing uses only unless otherwise authorized by Macrovision Corporation. Reverse engineering or disassembly is prohibited. Declaration of Conformity Model Number: DVD726 Trade Name: Philips Responsible Party: Philips Consumer Electronics P.O. Box 14810 Knoxville,TN 37914-1810 (865) 521-4316...
  • Page 5 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 1. Read instructions. Read all the safety and operating instructions before operating the product. 2. Retain instructions. Keep the safety and operating instructions for future reference. 3. Heed warnings. Adhere to all warnings on the product and in the operating instructions.
  • Page 6: Introduction

    Leave enough room in front of the DVD Player for the disc tray to open completely. If the DVD Player is brought directly from a cold to a warm location, or is placed in a very damp room, moisture may condense on the lens inside the DVD Player. If this occurs, the DVD Player will not operate normally.
  • Page 7: Playable Discs 7

    DVD or on the Disc case. DVD Player Upgrades If a DVD does not play properly, please contact Philips at 1-800-531-0039 for assistance. Due to the inconsistency of Disc formats provided by various Disc manufacturers, your DVD Player may require a playability enhancement.
  • Page 8: General Information

    MENU button on the remote control. Details are on page 20. DVD Player Menus... Some instructions explain how to use the DVD Player’s Setup menu to set features of the Player or the Disc.You get to the Setup Menu by pressing SYSTEM MENU on the remote control.
  • Page 9: Hookups 9

    Remember... Connect the DVD Player directly to the TV. For example, do not connect the DVD Player to a VCR, then connect the VCR to a TV.This type of connection may distort the picture and sound. Also, your VCR might have the copy protection system, which could distort the DVD image or prevent playback of some Discs.
  • Page 10: Connecting To A Tv Only

    Antenna or Cable TV Signal Before you begin, make sure you have an RF modulator and extra RF coaxial cables. These are not supplied with the Player, but are available from Philips or most consumer electronics retailers. Connect the supplied video cable (which has yellow markings) to the Player’s yellow VIDEO (VIDEO OUT) jack.
  • Page 11: Helpful Hints

    Match the cable colors to the jack colors. Plug the power cords of the DVD Player and the TV into an active power outlet. Press STANDBY-ON y y on the front of the DVD Player to turn it on.
  • Page 12 Match the cable colors to the jack colors. Plug the power cords of the DVD Player and the TV into an active power outlet. Press STANDBY-ON y y on the front of the DVD Player to turn it on.
  • Page 13 Use the supplied audio cables, which have red and white markings. Match the cable colors to the jack colors. Plug the power cords of the DVD Player and the TV into an active power outlet. Press STANDBY-ON y y on the front of the DVD Player to turn it on.
  • Page 14: Connecting To A Tv And A Two-channel Stereo

    AUDIO IN jacks on the Stereo. Match the cable colors to the jack colors. Plug the power cords of the DVD Player, Stereo, and the TV into an active power outlet. Press STANDBY-ON y y on the front of the DVD Player to turn it on.
  • Page 15 VIDEO (VIDEO OUT) jack and to the TV’s VIDEO IN jack. The supplied video cable has yellow markings. Plug the power cords of the DVD Player, Stereo, and the TV into an active power outlet. Press STANDBY-ON y y on the front of the DVD Player to turn it on.
  • Page 16: Quick Disc Playback

    VIDEO CD There are many playback features and options available on Discs. After familiarizing yourself with the DVD Player as described on pages 17-19, see pages 20 and following to try additional features. Press STANDBY-ON y y or POWER y y to turn on the DVD Player.
  • Page 17: Remote Control Buttons 17

    Details are on page 25. MUTE Button Press to silence or restore the volume. Aim the remote at the DVD Player, not the TV. ZOOM Button Press to reduce or enlarge the picture during playback. Details are on page 23.
  • Page 18: Front Panel

    Details are on page 16. Remote sensor This sensor receives the commands from the DVD Player’s remote control.When using the DVD Player’s remote control to operate the Player, point the remote here (not toward your TV). PAUSE button Press during playback to pause play;...
  • Page 19: Rear Panel 19

    Y Pb Pr (VIDEO OUT) jacks Connect component video cables (not supplied) here and to the Component Video In jacks of a TV. The jacks are usually green, blue, and red. Details are on page 13. If your TV has Progressive Scan, set PROGRESSIVE to ON at the Player for the best picture.
  • Page 20: Title/disc Menus, Chapter/track Selection

    20 Title/Disc Menus, Chapter/Track Selection Title/Disc menus Press DISC MENU during DVD playback. The main Disc menu (or Root menu) will appear.The menu may list camera angles, spoken language and subtitle options, and Chapters for the Title. Or, if the current Title has a specific Title menu, press the RETURN/TITLE button to access the Title menu.
  • Page 21: Slow Motion, Fast Forward And Fast Reverse 21

    Slow Motion, Fast Forward and Fast Reverse 21 VIDEO CD Slow Motion During Disc playback, press 4 to play the Disc forward at 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, or 1/16 the normal speed. The sound will be mute during slow motion playback. Or, press 3 to play a DVD backward at 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, or 1/16 the normal speed.
  • Page 22: Still Picture/frame-by-frame Playback,time Search

    22 Still Picture/Frame-by-Frame Playback,Time Search VIDEO CD Still Picture/Frame-by-Frame Playback To pause a DVD or Video CD picture, press PAUSE the remote control during playback. Press PAUSE repeatedly to advance the still picture one frame at a time. Press PLAY to resume regular playback.
  • Page 23: Zoom/reduce, Camera Angle 23

    VIDEO CD Zoom/Reduce You can reduce or enlarge the video image during playback. Press ZOOM repeatedly during Disc playback to make the picture two, three, or four times larger. Or, keep pressing ZOOM to reduce the picture to 1/2, 1/3, or 1/4 its normal size. Press 341 2 to move around in the enlarged picture.
  • Page 24: Repeat/shuffle, Repeat A-b

    24 Repeat/Shuffle, Repeat A-B VIDEO CD AUDIO CD Repeat/Shuffle You may play a Chapter,Track,Title, or entire Disc repeatedly. During Disc playback, press REPEAT to choose a Repeat option. Depending on the type of Disc, you may choose to play the Chapter, Track, Title, or ALL (Disc) repeatedly.
  • Page 25: Dvd Audio Language 25

    Some DVDs are recorded in multiple languages; some may have extra audio options such as a director’s commentary or a music soundtrack.You can choose the language or the soundtrack that you want to hear by adjusting AUDIO in the PREFERENCE PAGE.To do so, follow the steps below. The easiest way to choose a different audio language or soundtrack is to press the AUDIO button on the remote during DVD playback.The audio will change to the language or soundtrack you select.
  • Page 26: Dvd Subtitle Language

    26 DVD Subtitle Language Some DVDs include subtitles. Choose the language you want for available subtitles by adjusting SUBTITLE in the PREFERENCE PAGE.To do so, follow the steps below. Or, the easiest way to choose subtitles is to press the SUBTITLE button on the remote repeatedly during DVD playback.The subtitles will appear in the language you select.
  • Page 27: Dvd Disc Menu Language 27

    DVDs have a Disc menu that allows you to choose options such as Audio Language, Subtitles, or other special features. Features vary among DVDs, so the menus are different for every DVD. Some menus may be available in multiple languages.To choose a language for a Disc menu using the PREFERENCE PAGE, follow these steps.
  • Page 28: Parental Password

    The 842100 password is acceptable even after you set your own personal password. • Philips denies any liability associated with unintended watching of Discs. Make sure your Discs play according to your PARENTAL settings before you allow children access to the Player.
  • Page 29: Disc Lock 29

    Press 3 or 4 to select UNLOCK or LOCK, then press OK. Your selection will be highlighted in brown. If you choose UNLOCK, the DVD that is currently in the DVD Player will be unlocked for future viewing.You can view the Disc without having to enter your six-digit password.
  • Page 30: Parental Levels

    30 Parental Levels You can set the Player to block or allow playback according to the DVD movie rating. Some DVDs may give you the option of entering your password to allow playback. If not, change the PARENTAL setting so you can watch the Disc.
  • Page 31: Program 31

    AUDIO CD VIDEO CD You may play Tracks or Chapters in an order you specify instead of normal order (1, 2, 3, etc.).The order you set is a Program. For example, if you want to set up an Audio CD so Track 12 will play first, put Track 12 in Program position number one (1).
  • Page 32: Preview

    32 Preview VIDEO CD Some Video CDs or Super Video CDs may contain preview or introductory information. If you are not sure of the contents of a Video CD or its Tracks, use the Preview features to see the content of the Tracks. Not all Video CDs contain this information.
  • Page 33: Navigator 33

    MP3 music files from certain legal Internet sites, then copy those files onto a CD-R. (You cannot make or record such CD-Rs using this DVD Player. See your computer manual for details on making CD-R recordings.) If you are playing a CD-R on this Player and the CD-R contains JPEG or MP3 files, you may want to access the CD-R menu using Navigator.
  • Page 34: Jpeg And Mp3 Features

    34 JPEG and MP3 Features General Information on CD-R and CD-RWs When you make CDs to play on this DVD Player, the Disc should have at least 6-10 pictures or 2-3 MP3 music files. Make sure there are at least 3 MB (three megabytes) of information on the Disc.The maximum number of files per folder is 500.
  • Page 35: Tv Display 35

    You may set the DVD Player to display video in one of three formats: Letter Box, Pan & Scan, or Widescreen (16:9).To choose a format, follow these steps.The format you select must be available on the DVD. If it is not, the settings for TV DISPLAY will not affect the picture during DVD playback.
  • Page 36: Smart Picture, Picture Setting

    Just as you can adjust your picture on your TV, you can adjust some picture elements at the DVD Player. Choose a picture setting that best displays the Disc you are playing.This feature is known as Smart Picture and can be adjusted by following these steps.
  • Page 37: Smart Picture, Picture Setting

    An adjustment scale will appear on the TV screen. Press 1 or 2 to adjust the element you selected. • For BRIGHTNESS, choosing a more positive value brightens the color on the screen and seems to add white to the picture. Choosing a more negative value darkens the colors in the picture.
  • Page 38: Tv Type, Progressive Scan

    NTSC. Choose PAL if your TV is PAL-compatible and your DVDs are recorded in PAL. Choose MULTI if your TV is compatible with both NTSC and PAL and you want the DVD Player to automatically select the color system of the current DVD.
  • Page 39: Analog Output 39

    Use the ANALOG AUDIO SETUP PAGE to adjust some of the Player’s audio settings. Adjust DOWNMIX according to how you connected the Player to your TV and/or Stereo. Balance the volume during playback by adjusting Dynamic Range Control (D.R.C.). Press SYSTEM MENU. Press 2 to select the AUDIO SETUP PAGE icon at the top of the menu.
  • Page 40: Digital Output, Lpcm Output

    40 Digital Output, LPCM Output Digital Output If you connected the Player to a Stereo using the COAXIAL jack as shown on page 15, adjust DIGITAL OUTPUT (audio) as described below. If you are not using the COAXIAL jack, no adjustment is necessary. Press SYSTEM MENU.
  • Page 41: Sound Mode, 3d Sound 41

    Sound Mode Select the sound mode that matches the type of music you play most often. These preset sound modes adjust the frequency bands of the audio to enhance your favorite music style. Press SYSTEM MENU. Press 2 to select the AUDIO SETUP PAGE icon at the top of the menu.
  • Page 42: Display Language

    42 Display Language You can set the DVD Player’s Setup menus and on-screen messages to appear in English, Spanish, or French.These are the only three languages available.This language selection will not affect the languages of DVD Disc or Title menus or any audio, subtitle, or Closed Caption languages.To change the DVD Player’s menu language, follow these steps.
  • Page 43: Closed Captions 43

    “phone ringing” or “footsteps approaching, ” while a subtitle would only show spoken text. Though you can turn on Closed Captions in the DVD Player’s menu, the captions must be available on the Disc.Also make sure you turn on Closed Captioning on your TV.
  • Page 44: Screen Saver, Display Dim

    44 Screen Saver, Display Dim Screen Saver The Screen Saver is the moving DVD logo that appears on your TV screen when playback is stopped. It prevents damage to your TV screen caused by leaving a still image on the TV too long. Press SYSTEM MENU.
  • Page 45: Dvd Player Defaults 45

    To restore the original settings of the DVD Player, follow the steps below. Press STOP twice to stop Disc playback completely. Press SYSTEM MENU. Press 2 to select the PREFERENCE PAGE icon at the top of the menu, then press OK or 4.
  • Page 46: Helpful Hints

    • Press the STANDBY-ON y y button on the front of the DVD Player or POWER y y on the remote. A red light appears on the front of the Player if the DVD Player is in Standby mode (power off).
  • Page 47: Helpful Hints

    The DVD Player turns itself off. • If there is no activity at the DVD Player or with its remote control for 15 minutes and playback is stopped, the Player will turn itself off.This is an energy-saving feature that cannot be altered. Press STANDBY-ON y on the Player or POWER y or PLAY 2 on the remote to turn on the Player.
  • Page 48: Glossary

    Component Video Y Pb Pr Jacks: The Video Out jacks on the rear of the DVD Player that send high-quality video to a TV that has Component Video In jacks. The jacks on the DVD Player are red, blue, and green.
  • Page 49: Specifications, Language Codes 49

    Specifications PLAYABLE DISCS DVD-Video Audio CD Video CD Super Video CD Picture CD MP3-CD CD Recordable (CD-R) CD Rewritable (CD-RW) DVD Recordable (DVD+R) DVD Rewritable (DVD+RW) TV STANDARD PAL/50Hz Number of lines Playback Multistandard VIDEO PERFORMANCE VIDEO OUT 1Vpp---75Ω S-VIDEO OUT Y: 1.00Vpp---75Ω...
  • Page 50: Limited Warranty

    When it is necessary for you to ship the product to Philips for exchange, you will pay the shipping costs for shipment to Philips. Philips will pay the shipping costs when returning a product to you.
  • Page 51: Limited Warranty

    Philips’ receipt of the product. *When it is necessary for you to ship the product to Philips for exchange, you will pay the shipping costs for shipment to Philips. Philips will pay the shipping costs when returning a product to you.
  • Page 52: Information Index

    52 Information Index AC power cord ........19 ALL (Digital output) .

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