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Philips FWM779 User Manual

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  • Page 1: Manual Del Usuario

    Manuel d'utilisation Manual del usuario Need help? Call us! Philips representatives are ready to help you with any questions about your new product. We can guide you through Connections, First-time Setup, or any of the Features. We want you to start enjoying your new product right away!

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    AVOID DIRECT EXPOSURE TO BEAM. PHILIPS Tested To Comply With FCC Standards FOR HOME OR OFFICE USE Philips Consumer Electronics North America P .O.Box 14810 Knoxville, TN 37914-1810 Phone no.: 1-800-531-0039 Energy Star As an ENERGY STAR Partner, Philips has determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency.

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    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...

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    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 6: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Clean only with a piece of dry cloth. materials Class II equipment symbol This symbol indicates that the unit has a double insulation system...

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    Index English ------------------------------------------------ 8 Français -------------------------------------------- 34 Español --------------------------------------------- 61...

  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    PC system requirement ... 16 Software installation ... 16 Using MusicMatch software ... 17 Connecting USB PC link ... 17 Philips Sound Agent 2 ... 18 Enabling digital CD audio output ... 18 Basic Operations Switching on/off ... 19 Switching to active mode ... 19 Switching to Eco Power standby mode ...

  • Page 9: Supplied Accessories, Environmental Information, Care And Safety Information

    Refer to the type plate on the rear of the system for identification and supply ratings. (page 3 – P1) Supplied accessories – USB PC Link installer disc – USB cable – Remote control and two AA batteries. – AM loop antenna –...

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    Functional Overview SURR Main unit and remote control ECO POWER indicator – Lights up when the system is in the Eco Power standby mode. STANDBY ON B – Switches to the Eco Power standby mode or turns on the system. –...

  • Page 11: Control Buttons Available On The Remote Control Only

    (HALL, CINEMA, CONCERT, CYBER or ARCADE). *PRESET and REVERB environment sound modes are only available when the optional software, Philips Sound Agent 2 is activated during USB PC Link applicaion. MASTER VOLUME (VOL +-) – Adjusts the volume level.

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    Connections Rear panel Game console Front panel...

  • Page 13: Step 1: Connecting Fm/am Antennas, Step 2: Connecting The Speakers, Step 3: Connecting To Pc

    OUT to the audio system’s AUX IN (R/L) terminals. – If you want to listen to your favorite movies/TV programs through the Philips Mini System, please disconnect the Game Console connection on the front of the set to avoid any unwanted noise.

  • Page 14: Step 5: Connecting The Ac Power Cord, Step 6: Inserting Batteries Into The Remote Control

    Connections Step 5: Connecting the AC power cord “AUTO INSTALL - PRESS PLAY” may appear on the display panel when the AC power cord is plugged into the power outlet for the first time. Press É Å on the main unit to store all available radio stations (page 3 –...

  • Page 15: About Gameport, Preparation Before Use, Starting Operation, Usb Pc Link

    About Gameport Gameport allows you to connect your game console to this mini system which enables you to enjoy a total game immersion experience through powerful sound output. Preparation before use Rear panel Front panel Connect your game console’s video and audio output to the GAMEPORT video and audio inputs respectively (refer to “Connections –...

  • Page 16: Quick Setup Guide, Pc System Requirement, Software Installation

    USB PC Link Driver, Philips Sound Agent 2 and MusicMatch Jukebox software. Notes: – Minimum OS requirement for Philips Sound Agent 2: Windows 2000 or XP. – During installation, your previous MusicMatch Jukebox software on your PC will be replaced.

  • Page 17: Using Musicmatch Software

    USB PC Link, please refer to the FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) stored in your USB PC Link installer disc or visit “” for the latest update on FAQ. Connecting to USB PC Link USB PC Link allows you to playback your music collection from the PC via the powerful amplifier and speakers of this system.

  • Page 18: Philips Sound Agent 2, Enabling Digital Cd Audio Output

    To exit, select another active mode or press Ç. Philips Sound Agent 2 Philips Sound Agent 2 is a BONUS software provided with Philips Audio system to enhance the quality of MP3 Music playback via USB PC Link.

  • Page 19: Switching On/off, Switching To Active Mode, Switching To Eco Power Standby Mode

    Switching on/off Switching to active mode ● Press CD, TUNER, USB PC LINK or AUX•GAME. Switching to Eco Power standby mode ● Press B. ➜ ECO POWER button lights up. ➜ The display screen will go blank. Switching to standby mode (view clock) ●...

  • Page 20: Dimming System's Display Screen, Volume Control, Sound Control, Woox Sound, Incredible Surround, Digital Sound Control

    Basic Operations Dimming system’s display screen You can select the desired brightness for the display panel. ● In any active mode, press DIM on the remote control repeatedly to turn on/off dim mode. ➜ is shown, except for the DIM OFF mode. Volume control ●...

  • Page 21: Playable Discs, Loading Discs, Basic Playback Controls

    IMPORTANT! – This system is designed for regular discs. Therefore, do not use any accessories such as disc stabiliser rings or disc treatment sheets, etc., as offered on the market, because they may jam the changer mechanism. – Do not load more than one disc onto each tray.

  • Page 22: Playing An Mp3 Disc, Repeat And Shuffle, Repeat Play, Random Play

    Disc Operations Playing an MP3 disc Load an MP3 disc. ➜ The disc reading time may exceed 10 seconds due to the large number of songs compiled in one disc. ➜ “AXX TYYY” is displayed. XX is the current album number and YYY is the current title number.

  • Page 23: Programming The Disc Tracks, Checking The Programme, Clearing The Programme

    Programming the disc tracks Programming tracks is possible when playback is stopped. Up to 99 tracks can be stored in the memory in any order. IMPORTANT! It is only possible to program from the current selected disc tray. Load the desired discs on the disc trays (refer to “Loading discs”).

  • Page 24: Tuning To Radio Stations, Presetting Radio Stations, Using The Plug And Play, Automatic Presetting

    Tuner Operations IMPORTANT! Make sure the FM and AM antennas are connected. Tuning to radio stations Press TUNER to enter tuner mode. To select another waveband (FM or AM), press TUNER again. Press and hold à or á until the frequency indication starts to change, then release.

  • Page 25: Setting The Timer, Activating /deactivating The Timer

    Timer setting The system can switch on to CD, TUNER or USB PC LINK mode automatically at a preset time, serving as an alarm to wake you up. IMPORTANT! – Before setting the timer, ensure that the clock is set correctly. –...

  • Page 26: Setting The Sleep Timer

    Timer Operations Sleep timer setting The sleep timer enables the system to switch to the Eco Power standby mode automatically at a preset time. Press SLEEP repeatedly until it reaches the desired preset turn-off time. ➜ The selections are as follows (time in minutes): 15 ™...

  • Page 27: Specifications

    AMPLIFIER Output power ... 500 W total power ... 2 x 250 W RMS* ... 2 x 200 W FTC* Signal-to-noise ratio ... ≥ 62 dBA (IEC) Frequency response ... 63 – 16000 Hz, ≤–3 dB Input sensitivity AUX In ... 640 m V Gameport ...

  • Page 28: Troubleshooting

    Philips for help. Problem Auto Installation of the Installer CD-ROM did not install the Philips Sound Agent 2 onto my When in USB PC LINK mode, “NO CONNECTION” is displayed. I want the minimum effect from the Philips Sound Agent 2 sound mode when listening to MP3 music streaming via USB PC Link.

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    Computer screen in Windows XP. Refer to the FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) on the supplied CD-ROM or visit our website “” for latest update on FAQ. Troubleshooting Solution ✔ Select the source (CD or TUNER, for example) before pressing the function button (É...

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    No other warranties are expressed or implied, including any implied warranties of merchantability or fit- ness for a particular purpose. Philips is not liable under any circumstances for any direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages, howsoever incurred, even if notified of the possibility of such damages.)

This manual also for:

Fwm779/37b, Fwm779/37

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