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06 Audio Settings and Video Adjust menus Audio Settings menu ....32 Audio DRC..... . . 32 Virtual Surround .
Before you start Chapter 1 Before you start Features • 24-bit/96 kHz compatible DAC The integrated 24-bit/96 kHz DAC means that this player is 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 It is not possible to output SACD or DVD- Audio sources from the HDMI connection of this player. DivX, DivX Certified, and associated logos are trademarks of DivX, Inc. and are used under license. What’s in the box Please confirm that the following accessories are in the box when you open it.
Before you start • Use in a kitchen or other room where the player may be exposed to smoke or steam. • Use on a thick rug or carpet, or cover with cloth—this may prevent proper cooling of the unit. •...
Before you start • File structure (may differ): Up to 299 folders on a disc; up to 648 folders and files (combined) within each folder DVD+R/DVD+RW compatibility Only DVD+R/DVD+RW discs recorded in ‘Video Mode (DVD Video Mode)’ which have been finalized, can be played back. However, some editing made during the recording may not be played back accurately.
Before you start This player supports the following language groups: Group 1: Albanian (sq), Basque (eu), Catalan (ca), Danish (da), Dutch (nl), English (en), Faroese (fo), Finnish (fi), French (fr), German (de), Icelandic (is), Irish (ga), Italian (it), Norwegian (no), Portuguese (pt), Rhaeto- Romanic (rm), Scottish (gd), Spanish (es), Swedish (sv) Group 2: Albanian (sq), Croatian (hr), Czech (cs), Hungarian (hu), Polish (pl), Romanian (ro), Slovak (sk),...
Connecting up Chapter 2 Connecting up Easy connections • Before making or changing any connections, switch off the power and disconnect the power cable from the AC outlet. • The setup described here is a basic setup that allows you to play discs using just the cables supplied with the player.
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.
Connecting up Connecting using the component video output You can use the component video output instead of the standard video out jack to connect this player to your TV (or other equipment). This should give you the best quality picture from the three types of video output available.
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.
Connecting up • The arrow on the cable connector body should be face up for correct alignment with the connector on the player. Note • This unit has been designed to be compliant with HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) . Depending on the component you have connected, using a DVI connection may result in unreliable signal transfers.
Controls and displays Remote control STANDBY/ON OPEN/CLOSE AUDIO SUBTITLE ANGLE CLEAR ENTER TOP MENU MENU ENTER HOME RETURN MENU PLAY MODE SURROUND ZOOM DISPLAY STANDBY/ON (page 18) AUDIO (page 31) SUBTITLE (page 30) Number buttons (page 21) TOP MENU (page 22) ENTER &...
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 DV-490V • 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 Playing discs The basic playback controls for playing DVD, CD, Video CD/Super VCD, DivX video and MP3/ WMA discs are covered here. Further functions are detailed in the next chapter. For details on playing JPEG picture discs, see Viewing a JPEG slideshow on page 25.
Getting started Basic playback controls The table below shows the basic controls on the remote for playing discs. The following chapter covers other playback features in more detail. Button What it does Starts playback. If the display shows RESUME or LAST MEM playback starts from the resume or last memory point (see also Resume and Last Memory...
Getting started DVD-Video disc menus Many DVD-Video discs feature menus from which you can select what you want to watch. They may also give access to additional features, such as subtitle and audio language selection, or special features such as slideshows.
Getting started • After I load a DVD disc, it ejects automatically after a few seconds! Most likely, the disc is the wrong region for your player. The region number should be printed on the disc; check it against the region number of the player (which you can find on the rear panel).
Playing discs Chapter 5 Playing discs Note • Many of the functions covered in this chapter apply to DVD discs, Video CDs/ Super VCDs, CDs, DivX video and WMA/ MP3 JPEG discs, although the exact operation of some varies slightly with the kind of disc loaded.
Playing discs Frame advance/frame reverse You can advance or back up DVD discs frame- by-frame. With Video CD/Super VCDs and DivX video file you can only use frame advance. During playback, press Press to reverse or advance a frame at a time. To resume normal playback, press (play).
Playing discs Select a view option. Disc Navigator Title Chapter The options available depend on the kind of disc loaded and whether the disc is playing or not, but include: • Title – Titles from a DVD-Video disc. • Chapter – Chapters from the current title of a DVD-Video disc.
Playing discs • When a JPEG file is highlighted, a thumbnail image is displayed on the right. 00:00/ 00:00 0kbps Folder 2 File1 File2 File3 File4 File5 To play the highlighted track or DivX video file or display the highlighted JPEG file, press ENTER.
Playing discs • You can’t use repeat and random play at the same time. During playback, press PLAY MODE and select ‘Repeat’ from the list of functions on the left. Play Mode A-B Repeat Title Repeat Repeat Chapter Repeat Random Repeat Off Program Search Mode...
Playing discs • For CDs and Video CD/Super VCDs, select On or Off to switch random play on or off. • Use the following controls during random play: Button What it does Selects a new track/title/chapter at random. Returns to the beginning of the current track/title/chapter;...
Playing discs • Use the following controls during program play: Button What it does PLAY Save the program list and exit MODE the program edit screen without starting playback (HOME MENU does the same). Skip to the next step in the program list.
Playing discs Switching audio language/ channels When playing a DVD and DivX video disc recorded with dialog in two or more languages, you can switch audio language during playback. When playing a VR format DVD-RW disc recorded with dual-mono audio, you can switch between the main, sub, and mixed channels during playback.
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 • If the player is outputting Dolby Digital, DTS or MPEG bitstream audio (in other words, no conversion to PCM), Virtual Surround has no effect on the audio from the digital output. See Digital Audio Out settings on page 34 for how to set up the digital output formats.
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 display 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 DTS Out 96 kHz PCM Out 96kHz > 48kHz 96kHz MPEG Out MPEG > PCM MPEG HDMI Out* LPCM (2 ch) * DV-490V only. Auto Video Output settings Setting Option TV Screen 4:3 (Letter Box) (This setting effective for analog and HDMI video 4:3 (Pan &...
Initial Settings menu Setting Option AV Connector Out Video HDMI Resolution* 1920x1080i (Default changes 1280x720p with TV format (PAL/ NTSC).) 720x480p (NTSC) / * DV-490V only. 720x576p (PAL) 720x480i (NTSC) / 720x576i (PAL) HDMI Color* Full range RGB (Default changes depending on device connected.) Component...
Initial Settings menu Setting Option DVD Menu w/Subtitle Lang. Language Languages as displayed Other Language Subtitle Display Display settings Setting Option OSD Language English Languages as displayed Angle Indicator Options settings Setting Option Parental Lock – DivX VOD Display What it means DVD disc menus will be displayed in the same language as your selected subtitle language, if possible.
Default Country/Area 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 The new Country/Area code is set and you will return to the Options menu screen. Note that the new Country/Area code doesn’t take effect until the next disc is loaded (or the current disc is reloaded). ® About DivX VOD content In order to play DivX VOD (video on demand)
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 dust 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.
Sometimes the trouble may lie in another component. Inspect the other components and electrical appliances being used. If the trouble cannot be rectified after checking the items below, ask your nearest Pioneer authorized service center or your dealer to carry out repair work.
• Static electricity or other external influences may cause malfunctioning of this unit. In this case, unplug the power cord and then plug back in. This will usually reset the unit for proper operation. If this does not correct the problem, please consult your nearest Pioneer service center.
Additional information DRM (Digital Rights Management) copy protection is a technology designed to prevent unauthorized copying by restricting playback, etc. of material on devices other the PC (or other WMA recording equipment) used to record it. For detailed information, please see the instruction manuals or help files that came with your PC (or other WMA recording equipment) and/or software.
Additional information Language code list Language (Language code letter), Language code Japanese (ja), 1001 English (en), 0514 French (fr), 0618 German (de), 0405 Italian (it), 0920 Spanish (es), 0519 Chinese (zh), 2608 Dutch (nl), 1412 Portuguese (pt), 1620 Swedish (sv), 1922 Russian (ru), 1821 Korean (ko), 1115 Greek (el), 0512...