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  • Page 1 Need help fast? Read your User’s Manual first for quick tips that make using your Philips product more enjoyable. If you have read your instructions and still need assistance, you may access our online help at 01-39_dvp3120_12_eng1.indd 1 01-39_dvp3120_12_eng1.indd 1 DVP3120...
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  • Page 3 01-39_dvp3120_12_eng1.indd 3 01-39_dvp3120_12_eng1.indd 3 Index English ------------------------------------------6 Français -------------------------------------- 40 Español --------------------------------------- 74 Deutsch --------------------------------------108 Nederlands ----------------------------------142 This product incorporates copyright protection technology that is protected by method claims of certain U.S. patents and other intellectual property rights owned by Macrovision Corporation and other rights owners.
  • Page 4: Environmental Information

    NEVER MAKE OR CHANGE CONNECTIONS WITH THE POWER SWITCHED ON. Specifi cations are subject to change without notice. Trademarks are the property of Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. or their respective owners. This product complies with the radio interference requirements of the European Community.
  • Page 5: Language Code

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  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Contents Care and Safety Information Setup ...8 Cleaning discs ...8 General Information Accessories supplied ...9 Region codes ...9 Connections Connecting to television ... 10~12 Using SCART sockets ... 10 Using Composite Video sockets (CVBS) ... 10 Using Component Video sockets (YPbPr) ...11 Using an accessory RF modulator ...
  • Page 7 Special DVD Features ... 26 Playing a Title ... 26 Changing the Audio Language ... 26 Subtitles... 26 Special VCD and SVCD Feature ... 26 Playback Control (PBC)... 26 Playing MP3/WMA/JPEG/Kodak Picture CD ... 27 General Operation ... 27 Playback selection ... 27 DVD Menu Options Using the General setup menu ...
  • Page 8: Care And Safety Information

    Care and Safety Information DANGER! High voltage! Do not open the device. You run the risk of getting an electric shock. The machine does not contain any user-serviceable parts. Please leave all maintenance work to qualifi ed personnel. Setup Finding a suitable location –...
  • Page 9: General Information

    Accessories supplied DISC MENU DISPLAY Remote control and two AAA RETURN TITLE SETUP PREV NEXT batteries PLAY/PAUSE STOP MUTE SUBTITLE AUDIO ZOOM REPEAT REPEAT A-B 01-39_dvp3120_12_eng1.indd 9 01-39_dvp3120_12_eng1.indd 9 General Information Region codes This DVD player is designed to support the Region Management System.
  • Page 10: Connections

    Connections Connecting to television S-VIDEO AUDIO TV IN VIDEO IN DIGITAL VIDEO OUT COAXIAL AUDIO OUT COMPONENT VIDEO OUT IMPORTANT! – You only need to make one video connection from the following options, depending on the capabilities of your television. –...
  • Page 11: Using Component Video Sockets (ypbpr)

    COMPONENT VIDEO IN S-VIDEO V (Pr/Cr) AUDIO U (Pb/Cb) VIDEO IN COMPONENT VIDEO IN S-VIDEO V (Pr/Cr) AUDIO U (Pb/Cb) VIDEO IN DIGITAL VIDEO OUT COAXIAL AUDIO OUT COMPONENT VIDEO OUT IMPORTANT! – The progressive scan video quality is only possible when using YPbPr and a progressive scan television is required.
  • Page 12: Using An Accessory Rf Modulator

    RF In,) you will need an RF modulator in order to view the DVD playback on the television. 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 VIDEO...
  • Page 13: Connecting The Power Cord

    Connecting the power cord After everything is connected properly, plug in the AC power cord to the power outlet. Never make or change any connections with the power switched on. When no disc is loaded, press STANDBY-ON on the DVD player front panel.
  • Page 14: Optional Connections

    Optional connections Connecting to a stereo system STEREO DIGITAL VIDEO OUT COAXIAL COMPONENT VIDEO OUT Stereo system has right/ left Audio In sockets Select one of the video connections (CVBS VIDEO IN or COMPONENT VIDEO IN) depending on the options available on your television.
  • Page 15: Product Overview

    Front and Rear Panels STANDBY ON – Turns on the player or switches to standby mode Disc Tray ç OPEN/CLOSE – Opens or closes the disc tray. Display panel – Shows information about the current status of the DVD player. Mains ~ (AC Power Cord) –...
  • Page 16: Remote Control

    Product Overview Remote Control DISC MENU – Enters or exits the disc contents menu – Switches on or off the playback control mode (for VCD 2.0 only) – Confi rms an entry or selection RETURN/TITLE – To go back to previous menu/ show title menu PREV í...
  • Page 17: Getting Started

    Step 1 : Inserting Batteries Open the battery compartment. Insert two batteries type R03 or AAA, following the indications (+ –) inside the compartment. Close the cover. CAUTION! – Remove batteries if they are exhausted or if the remote is not to be used for a long time.
  • Page 18: Step 3: Setting Up Progressive Scan Feature

    Getting Started (continued) Step 3 : Setting up Progressive Scan feature (for Progressive Scan TV only) The progressive scan displays twice the number of frames per seconds than interlaced scanning (ordinary normal TV system). With nearly double the number of lines, progressive scan offers higher picture resolution and quality.
  • Page 19: Step 4: Selecting The Matching Colour System

    Step 4 : Selecting the matching colour system The colour system of the DVD player, disc and TV should match in order for the disc to play. Before changing the TV system, determine the colour system of your TV. General Audio Video - - Video Setup Page - -...
  • Page 20: Step 5: Setting The Language

    Getting Started Step 5 : Setting the language The language options are different depending on your country or region. It may not correspond to the illustrations shown on the user manual. On-screen display (OSD) language Select this to change the language of this DVD player screen display menu.
  • Page 21: Playback From Disc

    IMPORTANT! – If the inhibit icon appears on the TV screen when a button is pressed, it means the function is not available on the current disc or at the current time. – DVD discs and players are designed with regional restrictions. Before playing a disc, make sure the disc is for the same zone as your player.
  • Page 22: Playback Features

    Playback Features Starting disc playback Turn on the TV to the correct program number for the DVD player (e.g. ‘EXT’, ‘0’, ‘AV’). Press STANDBY-ON 2 to turn on the DVD player. Press OPEN/CLOSE ç on the front of the DVD player. You can also hold down the STOP button on the remote control to open and close the disc tray.
  • Page 23: Operations For Video Playback

    Operations for video playback Using the Disc Menu Depending on the disc, a menu may appear on the TV screen once you load in the disc. To select a playback feature or item keys or numeric keypad (0-9) on the remote, then press OK to start playback.
  • Page 24: Selecting Various Repeat Functions

    Playback Features Selecting various repeat functions Repeat play mode The repeat play options vary depending on the disc type. While playing a disc, press REPEAT continuously to choose a repeat options. For DVD – Chapter (currently playing chapter) – Title (currently playing title) –...
  • Page 25: Viewing The Disc Playback Information

    Viewing the disc playback information Using the OSD menu This function displays disc information on the TV screen during playback. During playback, press DISPLAY repeatedly on the remote control. The available disc information appears on the TV screen. Press to select an option. Enter a valid number in the edit box using the alphanumeric keypad 0-9.
  • Page 26: Special Dvd Features

    Playback Features Special DVD Features Playing a Title Press DISC MENU. The disc title menu appears on the TV screen. keys or alphanumeric to select a play option. keypad 0-9 Press OK key to confi rm. Changing the Audio Language For DVD Press AUDIO repeatedly to select different audio languages.
  • Page 27: Playing Mp3/wma/jpeg/kodak Picture Cd

    Playing MP3/WMA/JPEG/ Kodak Picture CD This DVD player can playback MP3, WMA, JPEG and picture CD fi les on a personally recorded CD-R/RW disc and commercial CD. IMPORTANT! You have to turn on your TV and set to the correct Video In channel. (See page 17 ‘Finding your viewing channel’).
  • Page 28: Dvd Menu Options

    DVD Menu Options This DVD Player setup is carried out via the TV, enabling you to customize the DVD player to suit your particular requirement. Using the General setup menu Press SETUP on the remote control. The system setup menu appears. General Audio Video...
  • Page 29: Using The Audio Setup Menu

    Using the Audio setup menu Press SETUP on the remote control. The system setup menu appears. General Audio Video Audio Setup Page Downmix Digital Audio Press to select { Audio Setup Page }. Press to select an item, then press to access.
  • Page 30: Digital Audio

    DVD Menu Options Digital Output Set the Digital Output according to your optional audio equipment connection. { All } Select this if the connected device has a built-in multichannel decoder that supports one of the multichannel audio format (Dolby Digital, MPEG-2). { PCM Only } Select this if the connected device is not capable of decoding multichannel audio.
  • Page 31: Tv Type

    TV Type This menu contains the options for selecting the color system that matches the connected TV. For details, see page Setting the TV Display The picture shape can be adjusted to fi t your TV and the format must be available on the playback disc.
  • Page 32: Sharpness

    DVD Menu Options Sharpness You can personalize your picture colour by adjusting sharpness. In ‘Video Setup Page’, press select { Sharpness }, then press { High } Choose high to make the picture’s edge sharper. { Medium } Choose medium to get a standard picture.
  • Page 33: Using The Preference Setup Menu

    Using the Preference setup menu Press STOP Ç twice to stop playback, (if any), then press SETUP on the remote control. The system setup menu appears. General Audio Video Preference - - Preference Page - - Audio Subtitle Disc Menu Parental Password Default...
  • Page 34: Changing The Password

    DVD Menu Options Rating Explanations { 1.Kid Safe } Childsafe; acceptable for viewers of all ages. { 2. G } General Audience; recommended as acceptable for viewers of all ages. { 3. PG } Parental Guidance suggested. { 4. PG – 13 } Unsuitable for children under age 13.
  • Page 35: Software Upgrade

    Software upgrade Periodically Philips will issue software upgrade to enhance your user experience. IMPORTANT! – Power supply must not be interrupted during upgrade! To check the current software version of this DVD player; Press OPEN/CLOSE ç on the DVD player to open the disc tray.
  • Page 36: Troubleshooting

    No picture. The picture is distorted or black & white during playback. No sound. Disc does not play. Need Help? Visit us at 01-39_dvp3120_12_eng1.indd 36 01-39_dvp3120_12_eng1.indd 36 Solution – Press STANDBY-ON button on the front of the DVD player to turn on the system.
  • Page 37 The DVD player does not start playback. Picture freezes momentarily during playback. Unable to select Progressive Scan on/off. Need Help? Visit us at 01-39_dvp3120_12_eng1.indd 37 01-39_dvp3120_12_eng1.indd 37 Troubleshooting Solution – The aspect ratio is fi xed on the DVD disc.
  • Page 38: Specifi Cations

    Specifi cations TV STANDARD (PAL/50Hz) (NTSC/60Hz) Number of lines Playback Multistandard (PAL/NTSC) VIDEO PERFORMANCE Video DAC 12 bit, 108 MHz YPbPr 0.7 Vpp ~ 75 ohm Video Output 1Vpp ~ 75 ohm RGB (SCART) 0.7 Vpp ~ 75 ohm VIDEO FORMAT Digital MPEG 2 for DVD,SVCD Compression...
  • Page 39: Glossary

    Analog: Sound that has not been turned into numbers. Analog sound varies, while digital sound has specifi c 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.

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