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  • Page 1 DVD HOME THEATRE SYSTEM HTS3455 User Manual Buku Pandan Pengguna...
  • Page 2 ATTENTION! For Customer Use: Read carefully the information located at the bottom or rear of your DVD Home Theatre System and enter below the Serial No. Retain this information for future reference. Model No. HTS3455 Serial No. _______________...
  • Page 3 Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories, “Dolby”, “Pro Logic” and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. Manufactured under license from Digital Theater Systems, Inc. U.S. Pat. Noís. 5,451,942; 5,956,674; 5,974,380; 5,978,762; 6,226,616; 6,487,535 and other U.S. and world-wide patents issued and pending.
  • Page 4 Language Code...
  • Page 5 Index English ------------------------------------ 6 ---------------------------- 54 Bahasa Melayu ------------------------ 102...
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents General General Information ... 8 Setup precautions ...8 Accessories supplied ...8 Cleaning discs ...8 About recycling ...8 Product Overview Main Unit ... 9 Remote Control ...10-12 Using the remote control ...12 Connections Basic Connections ...13-18 Step 1 : Placing the speakers ...13 Step 2 : Connecting the speakers to AV subwoofer ...14 Step 3 : Connecting the AV subwoofer to DVD system ...15 Step 4 : Connecting the FM/MW antennas ...16...
  • Page 7 Other playback features for video discs (DVD/VCD/SVCD) ... 28 Using the Disc Menu ... 28 Viewing playback information ...29 Resuming playback from the last stopped point ...29 Zooming in ...29 Changing subtitle language (DVD only) ...29 Changing sound track language ... 30 Selecting camera angles ...
  • Page 8: General Information

    General Information CAUTION! The machine does not contain any user-serviceable parts. Please leave all maintenance work to qualifi ed personnel. Setup precautions Finding a suitable location – Place the set on a fl at, hard and stable surface. Do not place the set on a carpet. –...
  • Page 9: Main Unit

    STANDBY ON 2 – Turns on the system or turns off to Eco Power standby mode. b Disc tray c OPEN CLOSE ç – Opens/ closes the disc tray. d System display panel e u (PLAY PAUSE) – DISC: starts/pauses playback. –...
  • Page 10: Remote Control

    – TUNER: hold down this button to erase the current preset radio station. TV VOL +- – Adjusts TV volume (Philips TV only). Numeric Keypad (0-9) – Enters a track/title number of the disc. – Enters a number of a preset radio station.
  • Page 11 SUBTITLE – Selects a DVD subtitle language. ANGLE – Selects a DVD disc camera angle (if available). DISC MENU – For DVD, enter or exit disc contents menu. – For VCD/SVCD, enter digest menu. – DISC: selects movement direction in the menu.
  • Page 12: Using The Remote Control

    Remote Control Using the remote control Open the battery compartment. Insert two batteries type R03 or AAA, following the indications (+-) inside the compartment. Close the cover. Point the remote control directly at the remote sensor (iR) on the front panel. Select the source you wish to control by pressing the DISC, TUNER, TV or AUX/DI button on the remote control.
  • Page 13: Basic Connections

    Step 1: Placing the speakers The Philips Home Theatre System is simple to install. However, proper system placement is critical to ensure an optimum sound experience. Place the front left and right speakers at equal distances from the TV and at an angle of approximately 45 degrees from the listening position.
  • Page 14: Step 2: Connecting The Speakers To Av Subwoofer

    Basic Connections SUBWOOFER Step 2: Connecting the speakers to AV subwoofer Connect all the speakers to the speaker sockets at the rear of the AV subwoofer. Make sure that the colours of the plugs and sockets are matched. TIPS: Before making or changing any connections, make sure that all the devices are disconnected from the power outlet.
  • Page 15: Step 3: Connecting The Av Subwoofer To Dvd System

    MAINS HDMI OUT Step 3: Connecting the AV subwoofer to DVD system Use the supplied inter-connect cable to connect TO AV SUBWOOFER socket at the rear of the DVD system to the TO DVD SYSTEM socket at the rear of the AV subwoofer. Tighten the screws beside the inter- connect cable to secure the connection.
  • Page 16: Step 5: Connecting To Tv

    Basic Connections MAINS Step 5: Connecting to TV This connection enables you to view the playback from this DVD system. You only need to choose one of the options below to make your video connection. – For a standard TV, follow option 1 or –...
  • Page 17: Option 3: Connecting To A Progressive Scan Tv Or Component Video Input

    Option 3 Option 3: Connecting to a Progressive Scan TV or component video input The progressive scan video quality is only available when using Y Pb Pr connection and a progressive scan TV is required. It provides superior picture quality when watching DVD movies.
  • Page 18: Step 6: Connecting The Power Cord

    Basic Connections MAINS Step 6: Connecting the power cord After everything is connected properly, plug the AC power cord into the power outlet. The Eco Power LED on the DVD system and the AV subwoofer will light up. Never make or change any connections with the power turned on.
  • Page 19: Optional Connections

    HDMI OUT Connecting audio from TV When connecting the audio output from your TV to this Home Theater Audio System, you will have the sound of the TV output on all the speakers. It will enable you to enjoy the multi-channel surround sound capabilities.
  • Page 20: Getting Started

    Getting Started Step 1: Turning on the DVD system Press STANDBY ON (2). Press the SOURCE button on the front panel repeatedly to select : DISC DISC ... Press DISC, TUNER, TV or AUX/DI on the remote control. Press TUNER to toggle between FM and MW band.
  • Page 21: Step 3: Setting Language Preferences

    Step 3: Setting language preferences 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 The OSD (On-Screen Display) language for this DVD system will remain as you have set it, regardless of the changes made to the DVD disc language.
  • Page 22: Step 4: Setting The Tv

    Getting Started (continued) If the language you want is not available in the list, select { Others }. Use the numeric keypad (0-9) on the remote control to enter the 4-digit language code ‘XXXX’ (see page 4) and press OK to confi rm. Repeat steps for other settings.
  • Page 23: Setting The Tv Display

    Select one of the options and press OK to confi rm. Follow the instructions shown on the TV to confi rm the selection (if any). If a blank/distorted TV screen appears, wait for 15 seconds for the auto recovery. TIPS: The underlined option is the factory default setting. Press to go back to the previous menu item.
  • Page 24: Step 5: Setting Up Progressive Scan Feature

    Getting Started (continued) Step 5: Setting up Progressive Scan feature (for Progressive Scan TV only) The progressive scan displays twice the number of frames per second than interlaced scanning (ordinary normal TV system). With nearly double the number of lines, progressive scan offers higher picture resolution and quality.
  • Page 25: Step 6: Setting The Speakers' Channels

    Step 6: Setting the speakers’ channels You can adjust the delay times (centre and surround only) and volume level for individual speakers. These adjustments let you optimise the sound according to your surroundings and setup. Before you start... Stop the disc playback by pressing STOP button twice or remove the disc from the disc tray.
  • Page 26: Disc Operations

    Disc Operations Playable discs Your DVD home theatre system will play: – Digital Versatile Discs (DVDs) – Video CDs (VCDs) – Super Video CDs (SVCDs) – Finalised DVD+Recordable (DVD±R), DVD+Rewritable (DVD±RW) – Audio Compact Discs (CDs) – MP3/ Windows Media™ Audio discs, picture (Kodak, JPEG) fi les on CD-R(W) –...
  • Page 27: Basic Playback Controls

    Basic playback controls Pausing playback During playback, press u (or Å on the remote control). While in pause mode, you can press Å repeatedly to view the next still picture (for video playback only). To resume playback, press u (or PLAY on the remote control).
  • Page 28: Programming Disc Tracks

    Disc Operations Programming disc tracks (not for Picture CD/MP3) You can play the contents of the disc in the order you want by programming the playing order of the tracks. Press PROGRAM on the remote control. The programming menu appears. Exit Start Use the numeric keypad (0-9) to...
  • Page 29: Viewing Playback Information

    Viewing playback information This DVD system can display the disc playback information (for example, title or chapter number, elapsed playing time, audio/subtitle language) and a number of operations can be done without interrupting disc playback. During playback, press DISPLAY. A list of available disc information appears on the TV.
  • Page 30: Changing Sound Track Language

    Disc Operations Changing sound track language This operation works only on DVDs with multiple soundtrack languages, you can change the language you want while playing a DVD. Press AUDIO repeatedly to select the available audio languages. For VCD – changing the audio channel Press AUDIO repeatedly to select the available audio channels provided by the...
  • Page 31: Playing An Mp3/ Jpeg/Window Media Audio Disc

    Playing an MP3/ JPEG/ Windows Media Audio disc ™ This DVD system can playback most of the MP3, JPEG and Windows Media™ Audio fi les recorded on a CD-R/RW disc or commercial CD. Before you start ... Turn on your TV to the correct Video In channel.
  • Page 32: Playing A Jpeg Image Fi Le (Slide Show)

    Disc Operations Playing a JPEG image fi le (slide show) Before you start ... Turn on your TV to the correct Video In channel. See the section on ‘Finding the correct viewing channel’. Insert a Picture disc (Kodak Picture CD, JPEG).
  • Page 33: Playing Mp3 Music And Jpeg Pictures Simultaneously

    Playing MP3 music and JPEG pictures simultaneously You can create a musical slide show if the disc contains both the MP3 music and JPEG picture fi les. Insert an MP3 disc that contains music and pictures. Select an MP3 track in the menu and (or u) to start press PLAY playback.
  • Page 34: Playing A Karaoke Disc

    Disc Operations Playing a Karaoke disc Before you start ... Turn on your TV to the correct Video In channel. See the section on ‘Finding the correct viewing channel’. Connect a microphone (not supplied) to the MIC socket on the side panel of the DVD main unit (as shown below).
  • Page 35: Dvd Setup Menu Options

    Accessing the DVD setup menu This DVD system setup is carried out via the TV, enabling you to customise the DVD system to suit your particular requirements. In ‘DISC’ mode, press SETUP on the remote control. The setup menu appears. keys to select one of the setup menu pages and press OK.
  • Page 36: General Setup Page

    { On } { Off } DivX(R) VOD code Philips provides you with the DivX¨ VOD (Video On Demand) registration code that allows you to rent and purchase videos using the DivX¨ VOD service. Press code and press OK to exit.
  • Page 37: Audio Setup Page

    DVD Setup Menu Options Audio Setup Page (underlined options are the factory default settings) HDMI Audio This setting is only required if you are using the DVD system’s HDMI OUT socket to connect your TV or other display device (see ‘Option4: Connecting to a HDMI-compatible). Note: It may take a while for the DVD system and the input device to communicate and initialise.
  • Page 38 DVD Setup Menu Options Audio Setup Page (underlined options are the factory default settings) CD Upsampling This feature enables you to convert your music CD to a higher sampling rate using sophisticated digital signal processing for better sound quality. If you have activated the CD upsampling feature, the system will automatically switch to stereo mode.
  • Page 39: Video Setup Page

    DVD Setup Menu Options Video Setup Page (underlined options are the factory default settings) TV Type Selects the colour system that matches the connected TV. It will enable playback of a different type of disc (PAL or NTSC disc) on this DVD system.
  • Page 40 DVD Setup Menu Options Video Setup Page (underlined options are the factory default settings) HDMI Setup It provides the picture settings to enhance the appearance and picture quality for disc playback. This feature is only applicable if you have connected this DVD system to a HDMI-compatible TV/device.
  • Page 41: Preference Setup Page

    DVD Setup Menu Options Preference Setup Page Audio Selects the preferred audio language for DVD playback. Subtitle Selects the preferred subtitle language for DVD playback. Disc Menu Selects the preferred disc menu language for DVD playback. Note: If the selected audio/subtitle/disc menu language is not available on the DVD, the disc’s default language will be used instead.
  • Page 42 DVD Setup Menu Options Preference Setup Page DivX Subtitle Selects the font type that supports the recorded DivX subtitle. { Standard } { Others } Default This feature enables you to reset all the setup menu options and your personal settings to the factory defaults, except your password for the Disc Lock.
  • Page 43: Tuner Operations

    IMPORTANT! Make sure the FM and MW antennas are connected. Tuning to radio stations Press SOURCE repeatedly until “FM” appears on the display panel (or press TUNER on the remote control). Press briefl y on the remote control to start tuning. “SEARCH >...
  • Page 44: Using Automatic Preset

    Tuner Operations Using automatic preset Use automatic presetting to store or reinstall all the preset radio stations. Press TUNER to select “FM” or “MW” band. Hold down PROGRAM until “START ...” appears on the display panel. All previously stored radio stations will be replaced.
  • Page 45: Sound And Volume Controls

    MUTE SURR. SOUND Selecting surround sound Press SURR. to select : DOLBY+PL II (multi-channel) or STEREO. The availability of the various surround sound modes depends on the sound available on the disc. The centre and rear speakers operate only in multi-channel surround mode. The available output modes for Multi- channel include: Dolby Digital, DTS (Digital Theatre Systems) Surround and...
  • Page 46: Other Features

    Other Features Software upgrades Periodically Philips will issue software upgrades to enhance your user experience. Before you start ... Check the current software version of this DVD system: ç 1) Press OPEN CLOSE disc tray. 2) Press DISPLAY on the remote control.
  • Page 47: Troubleshooting

    If a fault occurs, fi rst check the points listed below before taking the system for repair. If you are unable to solve a problem by following these instructions, consult your dealer or Philips for help. Problem (General) No power.
  • Page 48 Troubleshooting Problem (Playback) The DVD system does not start playback. The aspect ratio of the screen cannot be changed even though you have set the TV display. Cannot activate some features such as Angles, Subtitles, or multi-language Audio. Not able to select some items in the setup/system menu.
  • Page 49: Troubleshooting

    Problem (HDMI) No HDMI audio output. No HDMI video output. Troubleshooting Solution – You will not hear any sound from the HDMI output if the source device is only DVI/HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection)-compatible. – It is not possible to output SACD or copy-controlled DVD-Audio sources from the HDMI connection.
  • Page 50: Glossary

    Glossary Analogue: Sound that has not been turned into numbers. Analogue sound varies, while digital sound has specifi c numerical values. These sockets 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.
  • Page 51: Glossary

    Glossary (continued) MP3: A fi le format with a sound data compression system. “MP3” is the abbreviation of Motion Picture Experts Group 1 (or MPEG-1) Audio Layer3. By using the MP3 format, one CD-R or CD-RW can contain about 10 times more data than a regular CD.
  • Page 52: Specifi Cations

    Specifi cations AMPLIFIER Output power: 1000 W / 12000 PMPO - Front : 125 W / channel - Rear: 125 W / channel - Centre : 250 W - Subwoofer: 250 W Frequency Response: 20 Hz – 20 kHz / –3 dB Signal-to-Noise Ratio: >...

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