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Philips DVD760 Owner's Manual

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DVD Video Player
Owner's Manual
Read this manual first!
Congratulations on purchasing this Philips product.
We've included everything you need to get started.
If you have any problems, Philips Representatives can
help you get the most from your new product by explaining:
• Hookups,
• First Time Setup, and
• Feature Operation.
Do not attempt to return this product to the store.
Thank you for making Philips a part of your home!
For fast help, call us first!
1-800-531-0039
760
760
DVD
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  • Page 1 • First Time Setup, and • Feature Operation. Do not attempt to return this product to the store. For fast help, call us first! Thank you for making Philips a part of your home! 1-800-531-0039 Return your Warranty Registration Card...
  • Page 2 Return your Warranty Registration card today to ensure you receive all the benefits you’re entitled to. • Once your Philips purchase is registered, you’ r e eligible to receive all the privileges of owning a Philips product. Warranty Verification Registering your product...
  • Page 3 As a member of the Philips “family,” you’re entitled to protection by one of the most comprehensive warranties and outstanding service networks in the industry.
  • Page 4 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read these instructions. Read these instructions. Keep these instructions. Keep these instructions. Heed all warnings. Heed all warnings. Follow all instructions. Follow all instructions. Do not use this apparatus near Do not use this apparatus near water.
  • Page 5: General Information

    (box), polystyrene foam (buffer) and polyethylene (bags, protective foam sheet). Your DVD player consists of materials which can be recycled and reused if disassembled by a specialized company. Please observe the local regulations regarding the disposal of packaging materials, exhausted batteries and old equipment.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction Supplied accessories ... 8 Region Codes ... 8 Care and safety information ... 8 Connections Basic Connections ... 9 Picture ... 9 Sound ... 9 Connecting TV ... 10-12 Using CVBS jack ... 10 Using S-Video jack ... 10 Using Component Video jack (PrCr PbCb Y) ...
  • Page 7 DVD Menu Options Preferences ... 29-31 General Operation ... 29 Picture - Colour Setting (Smart Picture) ... 29 Picture - Video Shift ... 29 Sound - Night Mode ... 29 Sound - Karaoke Vocal ... 30 Features - Wake-up Timer ... 30 Features - Help-line ...
  • Page 8: Supplied Accessories

    ZOOM REPEAT REPEAT SHUFFLE SCAN – Do not operate the DVD Player in an enclosed cabinet, allow about 10 cm (4 inches) of free space all around the player for adequate ventilation. ¶ Care of the cabinet – Use a soft cloth slightly moistened with a mild detergent solution.
  • Page 9: Connections

    TV. Warning! – Never make or change connections with the power switched on. – Connect the DVD Player directly to the TV. – Do not connect the DVD player AUDIO OUT to the PHONO IN of your amplifier or receiver.
  • Page 10: Connecting Tv

    Baseband) on the TV (cable supplied). Set the PROGRESSIVE/INTERLACE switch to INTERLACE. To hear the sound of this DVD Player through your TV, use the audio cables (white/red) to connect AUDIO OUT (L/ R) jacks of the DVD Player to the corresponding AUDIO IN jacks on the TV (cable supplied).
  • Page 11: Using Component Video Jack (prcr Pbcb Y)

    YUV) on the TV (cable not supplied). Set the PROGRESSIVE/INTERLACE switch to INTERLACE. To hear the sound of this DVD Player through your TV, use the audio cables (white/red) to connect AUDIO OUT (L/ R) jacks of the DVD Player to the corresponding AUDIO IN jacks on the TV (cable supplied).
  • Page 12: Using An Accessory Rf Modulator

    RF In), you will need an RF modulator in order to view the DVD playback on the TV. See your electronics retailer or contact Philips for details on RF modulator availability and operations. Using an accessory RF modulator Use the composite video cable (yellow) to connect the DVD Player’s CVBS (VIDEO)
  • Page 13: Optional: Connecting 2-channel Stereo

    PROGRESSIVE for COMPONENT VIDEO IN connection with a Progressive Scan TV. Connect either the COAXIAL or OPTICAL jack of the DVD Player to the corresponding COAXIAL or OPTICAL Digital Audio In jack on your Receiver (cable not supplied).
  • Page 14: Functional Overview

    Functional Overview Front and Rear Panels STANDBY ON B – To switch the DVD Player to Standby mode or ON Disc tray OPEN/CLOSE / – Open/Close the disc tray Media Slot (Memory card slot) – To slot in Compact Flash, Secure...
  • Page 15: Remote Control

    ZOOM REPEAT REPEAT SHUFFLE SCAN Functional Overview STANDBY ON B – To switch the DVD player to standby mode or ON CLEAR – To hide a selected image from a slide show MODE – To choose which media (Disc or Memory Card) and...
  • Page 16: Getting Started

    10-12 “Connecting TV”). Turn on the TV and set to the correct video-in channel. You should see the blue Philips DVD background screen on the Usually these channels are between the lowest and highest channels and may be called FRONT, A/V IN, or VIDEO. See your TV manual for more details.
  • Page 17: Dvd System Menu Hierarchy

    Language Menu Language Default Audio Default Subtitle Navigating System Menu This DVD Player has an On-screen System Menu which allows you to access the various features and settings of the Player. Press SYSTEM MENU. The menu bar will appear on the TV screen.
  • Page 18: Selecting The Color System That Corresponds To Your Tv

    TV This DVD Player is compatible with both NTSC and PAL. In order for a DVD disc to play on this Player, the color system of the Disc, the TV and the DVD Player should match. Setup TV System...
  • Page 19: Disc Operations

    Video In channel. (See page 16 “Setting the TV”). Press STANDBY ON on the DVD front panel. You should see the blue Philips DVD background screen on the TV. Press OPEN•CLOSE 0 button to open the disc tray and load in a disc, then press the same button again to close the disc tray.
  • Page 20: Using The Disc Menu

    Disc Operations Using the Disc Menu Depending on the disc, a menu may appear on the TV screen once you load the disc. To select a playback feature or item Use the 1 2 3 4 or numeric keypad (0-9) on the Remote Control, then press PLAY B or OK to start playback.
  • Page 21: Shuffle

    Shuffle On a DVD disc - this shuffles the playing order of chapters within a title, if the title has more than one chapter. On an Audio CD, Video CD - this shuffles all the tracks in random order within a disc. Press SHUFFLE during playback.
  • Page 22: Slow Motion

    Disc Operations Use the 1 2 keys to select the required speed: -8 or -4 (backward), or +4 or +8 (forward). You can also hold down T or S keys for more than two seconds to activate fast search. To end the search, press PLAY B to resume playback or STOP 9 to stop playback.
  • Page 23: Media Slot Operations

    General Information This DVD Player is equipped with a Media Slot that enables you to: View Digital Photos (JPG) from your Digital Camera’s Memory Card. Play MP3 files from Memory Cards. The Media Slot is a PCMCIA (PC Card) slot similar to the one that you find on Notebook Computers.
  • Page 24: Jpeg And Mp3 Operations

    JPEG pictures into the Media Slot (using the appropriate PCMCIA Adaptor) or when you play a Picture CD on your Disc tray, the DVD Player will automatically recognize the pictures and bring up the Photo Manager Album View. You will see Thumbnail images of the digital photos (if available on Disc or Card) tiled across the screen.
  • Page 25: Photo Manager Features

    Photo Manager Features To activate the Photo Manager Toolbar, press the SYSTEM MENU button after you have displayed the picture on full screen. The Toolbar appears on screen. View Options Select ALBUM to go back to Album (Thumbnail) view. Select ROTATE to rotate the picture 90 degrees right on your screen.
  • Page 26 JPEG and MP3 Operations Select RESET at any time to undo any editing that you have applied to the picture. Helpful Hints: – The edited picture is NOT saved automatically on to your Memory Card. Press SAVE button to save back the edited picture. –...
  • Page 27: Digital Music Manager

    MP3 files into the Media Slot (using the appropriate PCMCIA Adaptor) or when you play an Audio CD/MP3 CD on your Disc tray, the DVD Player will automatically recognize the Music files and bring up the Music Manager Album View.
  • Page 28: Music Manager Features

    JPEG and MP3 Operation Music Manager Features To activate the Music Manager Toolbar, press 1 button while in the Album view. The Toolbar appears on screen with highlight on DISC,PLAY. Play Options Select PLAY to go back to Album/Track view and start playback. Select COPY to copy Albums/Tracks from an MP3 CD to a valid Memory Card.
  • Page 29: Dvd Menu Options

    Preferences In the Preferences menu, you can customize your DVD player when playing a DVD disc to suit your own personal requirements and settings. General operation Press SYSTEM MENU on the Remote Control. Press 4 to select ‘Preferences’. Use 1 2 3 4 to navigate submenus and select your preferred option.
  • Page 30: Sound - Karaoke Vocal

    This is only to offer special instructions on how to operate those functions. Features – Beeper The DVD player will beep each time you press a button on the DVD player or Remote Control. The beeper can be set to ON or OFF.
  • Page 31: Features - Status Window

    Status Window to toggle the values to move to other options.. Features – Display DIM This function is used to adjust the brightness of display on the front panel of the DVD Player. Features Preference Helpline Beeper Status Window Display Dim to toggle the values to move to other options..
  • Page 32: Tv System

    DVD Menu Options TV – TV Shape Set the aspect ratio of the DVD Player according to the TV you have connected. Setup TV Shape TV System TV Shape 4:3 Pan Scan 4:3 Letterbox Video Output 16:9 to change the values, OK to confirm,...
  • Page 33: Audio - Analog Output

    PCM Output to change the values, OK to confirm, submenu Audio – PCM Output If you connect the DVD Player to a PCM compatible receiver via the digital outpu (coaxial or optical) you may need to adjust PCM OUTPUT. 48 kHz...
  • Page 34: Features - Sleep Timer

    DVD Menu Options Features – Sleep Timer The DVD Player will go to standby after a pre-defined time. Features Setup Sleep Timer to toggle the values to move to other options.. Access ¶ Some DVDs may have a parental level assigned to the complete disc or to certain scenes on the disc.
  • Page 35: Access - Change Pin

    When the disc is locked, the player will store its specific code into the memory for future identification. For the next playback, the DVD Player will prompt you to enter the password. Then, press OK to load the disc. Access...
  • Page 36: Troubleshooting

    – Connect DVD Player directly to the TV. – Make sure the disc is compatible with the DVD/ Player. – Ensure that the DVD Player’s TV System is set to match that of the Disc and your TV. – Adjust the volume.
  • Page 37 CDs/DVDs Menu items cannot be selected DVD Player cannot read Memory Cards – Check whether you have valid content in the If you are unable to remedy a problem by following these hints, consult your dealer or service center (HOTLINE).
  • Page 38: Specifications

    Specifications TV STANDARD (PAL/50Hz) (NTSC/60Hz) Number of lines Playback Multistandard VIDEO PERFORMANCE Component video Y: 1 Vpp into 75 ohm output (480i/p) PbPr: 0.7 Vpp into 75 ohm Video output 1 Vpp into 75 ohm S-Video output Y: 1 Vpp into 75 ohm C: 0.3 Vpp into 75 ohm Video Shift Left/Right...
  • Page 39: Glossary

    Analog: Sound that has not been turned into numbers. Analog sound varies, while digital sound has specific numerical values. These jacks send audio through two channels, the left and right. Aspect ratio: The ratio of vertical and horizontal sizes of a displayed image. The horizontal vs. vertical ratio of conventional TVs.
  • Page 40: 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 41 A replacement will be sent to you via UPS within 48 business hours of 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.
  • Page 42 PHILIPS CONSUMER ELECTRONICS COMPANY A Division of Philips Electronics North America Corporation, Knoxville, Tennessee 37914-1810, USA The products and services described herein are not necessarily available in all countries Due to continuous product improvements this document is subject to change without notice.

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