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Philips HTS8100 User Manual

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User Manual
Manuel D'utilisation
Manual del usuario
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  • Page 1 Benutzerhandbuch Gebruikershandleiding Read your Quick Start Guide and/or User Manual first for quick tips that make using your Philips product more enjoyable. To fully benefit from the support that Philips offers, register your product and get support at HTS8100...
  • Page 2: How To Connect Plug

    See Copyright Act 1956 and The Performer’s Protection Acts 1958 to 1972. Italia DICHIARAZIONE DI CONFORMITA’ Si dichiara che l’apparecchio HTS8100, Philips risponde alle prescrizioni dell’art. 2 comma 1 del D.M. 28 Agosto 1995 n. 548. Fatto a Eindhoven Philips Consumer Electronics...
  • Page 3 Advarsel: Usynlig laserstråling ved åbning når sikkerhedsafbrydere er ude af funktion. Undgå utsættelse for stråling. Bemærk: Netafbryderen er sekundært indkoblet og ofbryder ikke strømmen fra nettet. Den indbyggede netdel er derfor tilsluttet til lysnettet så længe netstikket sidder i stikkontakten. Klass 1 laseraparat Varning! Om apparaten används på...
  • Page 4: Disposal Of Your Old Product

    Disposal of your old product Your product is designed and manufactured with high quality materials and components, which can be recycled and reused. When this crossed-out wheeled bin symbol is attached to a product it means the product is covered by the European Directive 2002/96/EC. Please inform yourself about the local separate collection system for electrical and electronic products.
  • Page 5 Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories, Dolby, Pro Logic and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. Manufactured under license from one or more of the following DTS, Inc. U.S. Pat. No’s: 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 6: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents General General Information ... 8 Setup precautions ...8 Accessories supplied ...8 Optional GoGear/iPod docking station ...8 About recycling ...8 Product Overview Main Unit ... 9 Remote Control ...10-12 Using the remote control ...12 Connections Basic Connections ...13-17 Step 1 : Placement ...13 Step 2 : Connecting to TV ...14 Option 1: Using the Scart socket ...14...
  • Page 7 Playing a MP3/WMA disc ...31 Playing a JPEG image fi le (slide show) ...32 Preview function ...32 Zoom picture ...32 Rotating/fl ipping the picture ...32 Playing MP3/WMA music and JPEG pictures simultaneously ...33 Playing a DivX disc ...33 Playback other supported devices Playback - GoGear/iPod ...
  • Page 8: General Information

    General Information WARNING! This unit does not contain any user- serviceable parts. Please leave all maintenance work to qualifi ed personnel. Setup precautions Finding a suitable location – Place this unit on a fl at, hard and stable surface. Never place the unit on a carpet.
  • Page 9: Main Unit

    Left side view STANDBY ON 2 – Turns on this unit or turns off to normal standby mode. – Press and hold to turn off to low power standby mode. SOURCE – Selects the relevant active source mode: DISC, USB, DOCK, MP3 LINE-IN, RADIO FM, RADIO AM/MW, TV1, TV2, AUX1, AUX2 or DIGITAL IN.
  • Page 10: Remote Control

    – RADIO: press and hold this button to erase the current preset radio station. TV VOL +- – Adjusts the volume of the TV (for Philips TVs or compatible brands only). Numeric keypad 0-9 – Enters a track/title number of the disc.
  • Page 11 DISC MENU – For DVD, enters or exits disc contents menu. – For VCD/SVCD, enters digest menu while in stop mode; turns on/off PBC mode during playback. – Confi rms an entry or selection. Cursor keys – 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 R06 or AA, 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, DOCK, USB, RADIO, AUX, DIGITAL IN, TV or MP3 LINE-IN...
  • Page 13: Basic Connections

    Step 1: Placement Note: Never place the main unit in an enclosed cabinet. Place the main unit at a height that is closest to the listening ear-level. Position the main unit so that it is directly parallel to the listening area. Place the subwoofer at the corner of the room or at least one metre away from the TV.
  • Page 14: Step 2: Connecting To Tv

    Basic Connections SCART IN SCART OUT (TV 1) Step 2: Connecting to TV This connection enables you to view the video playback from this unit. You only need to choose one of the options below to make the video connection. –...
  • Page 15: Option 3: Connecting To A Progressive Scan Tv Or Component Video Input

    TV AUDIO IN (TV 2) TO SUBWOOFER COMPONENT 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 16: Step 3: Connecting The Fm And Am/Mw Antennas

    Basic Connections AM/MW antenna fi x the claw into the slot SPEAKERS RIGHT LEFT FM/AM/MW ANTENNA AM/MW FM 75 COAXIAL AUX 1 AUX 2 DIGITAL IN TO MAIN UNIT MAINS Step 3: Connecting the FM and AM/MW antennas FM antenna Connect the FM antenna (supplied) to the FM 75 socket.
  • Page 17: Step 5: Connecting The Power Cord

    Step 5: Connecting the power cord Note: For power supply rating, refer to the rear or bottom of the main unit. When all the connections are complete, direct all the cables to the CABLE OUT point. Close the rear cover. Note: All the cables must be placed properly inside the rear panel in order for the rear...
  • Page 18: Optional Connections

    COAXIAL DIGITAL IN socket on the subwoofer to the COAXIAL output socket of the connected device. It provides better audio transmission. Helpful Hint: – Refer to the connected devices’ user manual for other possible connections. HTS8100 SPEAKERS RIGHT LEFT FM/AM/MW ANTENNA AM/MW FM 75...
  • Page 19: Mounting The Main Unit

    Mounting the main unit CAUTION! Risk of personal injury and damage to the unit. Allow only qualifi ed persons to mount the unit. Before you start ... Make sure that all cables have been connected to the main unit. Attach the supplied knobs to the rear of the main unit.
  • Page 20: Getting Started

    TV. Welcome The next few steps will help you set up your Ambisound home theater system to match your listening environment. Stop: Exit It is advisable that you make several basic settings to optimise the performance of this unit.
  • Page 21 Default (0.8-1.2m / 2.6-3.9 ft) Low (< 0.8m / 2.6 ft ) Back Change HTS8100 Select the height of which the Sound Bar system is placed and press cursor right key to confi rm. { High } for height of less than 1.2 metre.
  • Page 22: Setting Language Preferences

    Setting language preferences The language options are different depending on your country or region. It may not correspond to the illustrations shown in the user manual. On-screen display (OSD) language The OSD (On-Screen Display) language for this unit remains as you have set it, regardless of the changes made to the DVD disc language.
  • Page 23: Setting The Tv Display

    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 last page) and press OK to confi rm. Repeat steps for other settings.
  • Page 24: Setting Up Progressive Scan Feature

    Getting Started (continued) 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: Switching To Different Play Source

    Switching to different play source Press the SOURCE button on the main unit repeatedly to select: DISC SOURCE DOCK MP3 LINE-IN RADIO FM RADIO AM/MW AUX1 AUX2 DIGITAL IN DISC SOURCE ... Press DISC, DOCK, USB, RADIO, AUX, DIGITAL IN, TV, MP3 LINE- IN on the remote control.
  • Page 26: Disc Operations

    Disc Operations Playable discs Your DVD home theatre system plays: – 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. While in pause mode, you can press cursor left/right keys repeatedly to view the previous or next still picture (for video playback only). To resume playback, press u again. Selecting another track/chapter Press ./ >...
  • 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 SELECT/PROGRAM on the remote control. The programming menu appears. Exit Start Use the numeric keypad 0-9 to enter a...
  • Page 29: Viewing Playback Information

    Viewing playback information This unit 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 sound track languages, or VCDs with multiple audio channels. 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 disc (STEREO, MONO LEFT, MONO RIGHT or MIX MONO).
  • Page 31: Playing A Mp3/Wma Disc

    Playing a MP3/ WMA disc This unit can playback most of the MP3 and Windows Media™ Audio fi les recorded on a recordable 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 ‘Finding the correct viewing channel’ for details. Insert a JPEG photo CD (Kodak Picture CD, JPEG). For a Kodak disc, the slide show begins automatically.
  • Page 33: Playing Mp3/Wma Music And Jpeg Pictures Simultaneously

    Playing MP3/WMA music and JPEG pictures simultaneously You can create a musical slide show if the disc contains both the MP3/WMA music and JPEG picture fi les. Insert a MP3/WMA that contains music and picture folders. Select a track in the menu and press u to start playback.
  • Page 34: Playback - Gogear/Ipod

    Helpful Hints: – The Philips HTD7001 docking station is specially designed for use with this unit. Never try it on other device. – Photo and video playback from iPod...
  • Page 35: Playback - Usb Device

    Playing from USB fl ash drive or USB memory card reader You can play or view the data fi les (JPEG, MP3, Windows Media™ Audio or DivX) in the USB fl ash drive or USB memory card reader. However, editing or copying the data fi le is not possible.
  • Page 36: Playback - Other Audio Player

    Playback - Other Audio Player Playing from other portable audio player When you connect your portable audio player to this unit to get the best immersion sound experience through the speaker system. However, controlling of playback is only possible on the portable audio player.
  • Page 37: Setup Menu Options

    Accessing the setup menu This system setup is carried out via the TV, enabling you to customise this unit to suit your particular requirements. SETUP In disc mode, press SETUP on the remote control. The setup menu appears. Use cursor left/right keys to select one of the setup menu options and press OK.
  • Page 38: General Setup Page

    { 15/30/45/60 mins } – Select the preset minutes for switching { Off } DivX(R) VOD Code Philips provides you with the DivX® VOD (Video On Demand) registration code that allows you to rent or purchase videos from DivX® VOD service at All the downloaded videos from DivX®...
  • Page 39: Audio Setup Page

    Audio Setup Page (underlined options are the factory default settings) HDMI Audio This setting is only required if you are using the HDMI OUT socket to connect your TV or other display device (see ‘Option 2: Connecting to a HDMI-compatible TV’). { Digital Audio } Notes: –...
  • Page 40: Video Setup Page

    Setup Menu Options Video Setup Page (underlined options are the factory default settings) TV Type Select the colour system that matches the connected TV. It enables playback of a different type of disc (PAL or NTSC disc) on this unit. { PAL } { NTSC } { Multi }...
  • Page 41 Video Setup Page (underlined options are the factory default settings) Component Select the type of video output that matches the video connection between this unit and your TV. { YUV } { RGB } Progressive Before enabling the progressive scan feature, you must ensure that your TV can accept progressive signals (a progressive scan TV is required) and that you have connected this unit to your TV using the Y Pb Pr.
  • Page 42: Video Setup

    Setup Menu Options Video Setup Page (underlined options are the factory default settings) Adv Picture continued ... { HDMI Video }– Select a suitable video resolution depending { P-Scan Format } – Select a suitable TV screen display format. Note: This feature is only available if you have selected the { 16:9 Wide Screen } in { TV Display } setup option.
  • Page 43: Preference Setup Page

    Preference Setup Page Audio Select the preferred audio language for DVDs with multiple sound tracks or VCDs with multiple audio channels. Subtitle Select the preferred subtitle language for DVD playback. Disc Menu Select 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 44 Setup Menu Options Preference Setup Page Password The password is used for the Disc Lock and Parental. The default password is ‘0000’. To change the password: 1) Press OK to access the change password menu. 2) Use the numeric keypad 0-9 on the remote control to enter your existing four-digit password at { Old Password }.
  • Page 45: Radio Operations

    Before you start ... Make sure the FM and AM/MW antennas are connected. Tuning to radio stations Press SOURCE repeatedly until ‘RADIO FM’ appears on the display panel (or press RADIO on the remote control). Press cursor left/right keys briefl y on the remote control to start tuning.
  • Page 46: Using Automatic Preset

    Radio Operations Press u. This unit starts searching from the FM band followed by the AM band. All the available radio stations with strong signal will be stored automatically. Once complete, the fi rst tuned radio station will be played back. Using automatic preset Use automatic presetting to store or reinstall all the preset radio stations.
  • Page 47: Sound And Volume Controls

    Volume control Press VOL + - to increase or decrease the volume level. ‘VOLUME MIN’ is the minimum volume level and ‘VOLUME MAX’ is the maximum volume level. To turn off the volume temporarily Press MUTE. Playback continues without sound and ‘VOLUME MUTED’...
  • Page 48: Other Features

    Other Features Installing the latest software Periodically Philips will issue software upgrades to enhance the user experience. Get the software version of this unit by pressing OPEN/CLOSE ç to open the disc compartment Press DISPLAY on the remote control. Write down the information for your current software version.
  • Page 49: Troubleshooting

    If a fault occurs, fi rst check the points listed below before taking this unit 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 50 Troubleshooting Problem (Playback) This unit 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 51: Troubleshooting

    Problem (USB/HDMI/Dock Station) The contents of the USB fl ash drive cannot be read. Slow operation of the USB fl ash drive. No audio output from HDMI connection. No video output from HDMI connection. No picture after changing the HDMI video resolution. No video from iPod playback.
  • Page 52: Frequently Asked Questions (Usb)

    Frequently Asked Questions (USB) Why does it take so long to display the contents on my USB device? – This could be due to the large numbers of fi les (>500 fi les/folders) or size of the fi les (>1MB). –...
  • Page 53: Specifi Cations

    AMPLIFIER Frequency Response: 20 Hz – 20 kHz / –3 dB Signal-to-Noise Ratio: > 65 dB (CCIR) Input Sensitivity - AUX 1&2 In: 1000 mV - TV 1&2 In: 500 mV - Digital In: 500 mV - MP3 Line In: 250 mV * (1% THD 1kHz) RADIO...
  • Page 54: Glossary

    Glossary Analogue audio: Sound that has not been turned into numbers. Analogue sound is available with you use the AUDIO LEFT/ RIGHT. These red and white sockets send audio through two channels, the left and right. Aspect ratio: Aspect ratio refers to the length to height ratio of TV screens.
  • Page 55 JPEG: A very common digital still picture format. A still-picture data compression system proposed by the Joint Photographic Expert Group, which features small decrease in image quality in spite of its high compression ratio. Files are recognised by their fi le extension ‘JPG or JPEG’. MP3: A fi le format with a sound data compression system.

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