DVD Player DV-270 DV-271 DV-275 Register Your Product at www.pioneerelectronics.com Operating Instructions...
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Contents 01 Before you start Features ......6 What’s in the box ....6 Hints on installation .
Before you start Chapter 1 Before you start Features • 24-bit/192kHz compatible DAC The on-board 24-bit/192kHz DAC means that this player is fully compatible with high sampling-rate discs, capable of delivering exceptional sound quality in terms of dynamic range, low-level resolution and high-frequency detail.
Before you start • Make sure that the plus and minus ends of each battery match the indications in the battery compartment. • Remove batteries from equipment that isn’t going to be used for a month or more. • When disposing of used batteries, please comply with governmental regulations or environmental public instruction’s rules that apply in your country or area.
Before you start DVD-R/RW compatibility • Compatible formats: DVD-Video, Video Recording (VR)* * Edit points may not play exactly as edited; screen may go momentarily blank at edited points. • Unfinalized playback: No • WMA/MP3/JPEG file playback on DVD-R/ RW: No Compressed audio compatibility •...
Connecting up Chapter 2 Connecting up Easy connections The setup described here is a basic setup that allows you to play discs using just the cables supplied with the player. In this setup, stereo audio is played through the speakers in your TV. DIGITAL AUDIO OUT AUDIO OUT COAXIAL...
Connecting up Connect the VIDEO OUT and AUDIO OUT L/R jacks to a set of A/V inputs on your Use the supplied audio/video cable, connecting the red and white plugs to the audio outputs and the yellow plug to the video output.
(Interlace). If there are questions regarding our TV set compatibility with this model, please contact our customer service center. This player is compatible with the following Pioneer displays and monitors: Plasma display PDP-505HD, PDP-5030HD, PDP-4330HD, PDP-5040HD, PDP-4340HD, Pro-10000HD, Pro-800HD, Pro-1000HDI, Pro-800HDI, Pro-...
Connecting up Connecting to an AV receiver To enjoy multichannel surround sound you need to connect this player to an AV receiver using the digital audio output. In addition to a digital connection, we recommend also connecting using the stereo analog connection.
Controls and displays Chapter 3 Controls and displays Front panel STANDBY/ON DV-270/275 STANDBY/ON DV-271 STANDBY/ON (page 15) Remote control sensor (page 14) Disc tray OPEN/CLOSE (page 17) Display TOP MENU (page 18) ENTER & cursor buttons (page 15) MENU (page 18)
Controls and displays Remote control STANDBY/ON AUDIO SUBTITLE TOP MENU ENTER HOME MENU PLAY MODE SURROUND ZOOM STANDBY/ON (page 15) AUDIO (page 26) SUBTITLE (page 26) Number buttons (page 17) TOP MENU (page 18) ENTER & cursor buttons (page 15) HOME MENU (page 15) (page 20) (page 17)
STANDBY/ON on the front panel or press remote control to switch the player on. Also, switch on your TV and make sure that it is set to the input you connected the DVD player STANDBY/ON STANDBY/ON • My DVD player switches on but there is nothing displayed on my TV.
Getting started Note • From here on in this manual, the word ‘select’ generally means use the cursor buttons to highlight an item on-screen, then press ENTER. Setting up the player for your If you have a widescreen (16:9) TV, you should setup the player so that the picture will be presented correctly.
Getting started STANDBY/ON OPEN/CLOSE ENTER ENTER If the player isn’t already on, press STANDBY/ON to switch it on. If you’re playing a DVD or Video CD, also turn on your TV and make sure that it is set to the correct video input.
Getting started Button What it does Skips to the start of the current track or chapter, then to previous tracks/chapters. Skips to the next track or chapter. Numbers Use to enter a title/chapter/track (remote number. Press only) • If the disc is stopped, playback starts from the selected title (for DVD) or track (for CD/Video CD).
Getting started Video CD PBC menus Some Video CDs have menus from which you can choose what you want to watch. These are called PBC (Playback control) menus. You can play a PBC Video CD without having to navigate the PBC menu by starting playback using a number button to select a track, rather than the (play) button.
Playing discs Chapter 5 Playing discs Note • Many of the functions covered in this chapter apply to DVD discs, Video CDs, CDs and MP3/JPEG discs, although the exact operation of some varies slightly with the kind of disc loaded. •...
Playing discs Viewing a JPEG slideshow After loading a CD/CD-R/RW containing JPEG picture files, press (play) to start a slideshow from the first folder/picture on the disc. The player displays the pictures in each folder in alphabetical order. Pictures are automatically adjusted so that they fill as much of the screen as possible (if the aspect ratio of the picture is different to your TV screen you may notice black bars at the...
Playing discs The screen shows up to six moving thumbnail images displayed one after another. To display the previous/next six thumbnails, press (you don’t have to wait for all the thumbnails to finish playing to display the previous/next page). Select the thumbnail image for what you want to play.
Playing discs To play the highlighted track or display the highlighted JPEG file, press ENTER. • When a WMA/MP3 file is selected, playback begins, starting with the selected track, and continues until the end of the folder. • When a JPEG file is selected, a slideshow begins, starting with that file, and continues to the end of the folder.
Playing discs • For CDs and Video CDs, select Disc Repeat or Track Repeat (or Repeat Off). Using random play Use the random play function to play titles or chapters (DVD-Video) or tracks (CD, Video CD) at random. (Note that the same track/title/ chapter may play more than once.) You can set the random play option when a disc is playing or stopped.
Playing discs Creating a program list This feature lets you program the play order of titles/chapters/tracks on a disc. Important • You can’t use Program play with VR format DVD-RW discs, Video CDs playing in PBC mode, WMA/MP3 discs, or while a DVD disc menu is being displayed.
Playing discs Searching a disc You can search DVD discs by title or chapter number, or by time; CDs and Video CDs by track number or time. Important • Search functions are not available with Video CDs in PBC mode, or with WMA/ MP3 discs.
Playing discs • To set DVD audio language preferences, see Language settings on page 31. Zooming the screen Using the zoom feature you can magnify a part of the screen by a factor of 2 or 4, while watching a DVD or Video CD or playing a JPEG disc.
Audio Settings and Video Adjust menus Chapter 6 Audio Settings and Video Adjust menus Audio Settings menu The Audio Settings menu offers features for adjusting the way discs sound. Press HOME MENU and select ‘Audio Settings’ from the on-screen display. Audio Settings Select and change settings using the (cursor) buttons, and ENTER.
Audio Settings and Video Adjust menus Note • Virtual Surround doesn’t work with WMA or DTS, through either the analog or digital outputs. • 96kHz linear PCM audio is automatically downsampled to 48kHz if Virtual Surround is switched on. • If the player is outputting Dolby Digital or MPEG bitstream audio (in other words, no conversion to PCM), Virtual Surround has no effect on the audio from the digital...
Initial Settings menu Chapter 7 Initial Settings menu Using the Initial Settings menu The Initial Settings menu provides audio and video output settings, parental lock settings, and ddisplay settings, among others. If an option is grayed out it means that it cannot be changed at the current time.
Initial Settings menu Setting Option MPEG Out MPEG > PCM MPEG Video Output settings Setting Option 4:3 (Letter Box) TV Screen (See also Screen sizes and disc formats on 4:3 (Pan & Scan) page 35.) 16:9 (Wide) Component Out Interlace Progressive Language settings Setting...
Default Country code: us (2119) To give you some control over what your children watch on your DVD player, some DVD- Video discs feature a Parental Lock level. If your player is set to a lower level than the disc, the disc won’t play.
Initial Settings menu Use the number buttons to enter a 4- digit password. The numbers you enter show up as asterisks (*) on-screen. Press ENTER to register the password. You will return to the Options menu screen. Changing your password To change your password, confirm your existing password then enter a new one.
This player is designed to be used only with conventional, fully circular discs. Do not use shaped discs. Pioneer disclaims all liability arising in connection with the use of shaped discs. Cleaning discs Fingerprints and dist on discs can affect playback performance.
The DVD player’s lens should not become dirty in normal use, but if for some reason it should malfunction due to dust or dirt, consult your nearest Pioneer-authorized service center. We do not recommend using commercially available lens cleaners for CD players.
All DVD-Video discs carry a region mark on the case somewhere that indicates which region(s) of the world the disc is compatible with. Your DVD player also has a region mark, which you can find on the rear panel. Discs from incompatible regions will not play in this player.
Additional information Language code list Language (Language code letter), Language code Japanese (ja), 1001 Bhutani (dz), 0426 English (en), 0514 Esperanto (eo), 0515 French (fr), 0618 Estonian (et), 0520 German (de), 0405 Basque (eu), 0521 Italian (it), 0920 Persian (fa), 0601 Spanish (es), 0519 Finnish (fi), 0609 Chinese (zh), 2608...
Additional information Glossary Analog audio Direct representation of sound by an electrical signal. See also Digital audio. Aspect ratio The width of a TV screen relative to its height. Conventional TVs are 4:3; widescreen models are 16:9. Digital audio Indirect representation of sound using numbers.
General System ......DVD player Power requirements ..AC 120 V, 60 Hz Power consumption .
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