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  • Page 1 DVD Player Reproductor DVD DV-868AVi DV-668AV Operating Instructions Manual de instrucciones...
  • Page 2 TO PREVENT THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. [For DV-668AV only] CAUTION: SECONDARY CONNECTED AND THEREFORE DOES NOT SEPARATE THE UNIT FROM MAINS POWER IN STANDBY POSITION. THEREFORE INSTALL THE UNIT SUITABLE PLACES EASY TO DISCONNECT THE MAINS PLUG IN CASE OF THE ACCIDENT.
  • Page 3: Operating Environment

    WARNING: BEFORE PLUGGING IN THE UNIT FOR THE FIRST TIME, READ THE FOLLOWING SECTION CAREFULLY. THE VOLTAGE OF THE AVAILABLE POWER SUPPLY DIFFERS ACCORDING TO COUNTRY OR RE- GION. BE SURE THAT THE POWER SUPPLY VOLTAGE OF THE AREA WHERE THIS UNIT WILL BE USED MEETS THE REQUIRED VOLTAGE (E.G., 230V OR 120V) WRIT- TEN ON THE REAR PANEL.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    About HDMI ..... . . 22 Controlling this player from another Pioneer component ....23 03 Controls and displays Front panel.
  • Page 5 Legato PRO ..... . . 53 Hi-Bit ......54 Virtual Surround.
  • Page 6: Before You Start

    SACD discs, as well as digital audio from DVD-Video, CD, Video CD/Super VCD and MP3 discs. In addition to simplified connection, jitterless audio is possible with Pioneer’s PQLS (Precision Quartz Lock System) technology when playing CDs, SACDs and DVD-Audio discs.
  • Page 7 CD-ROM discs that contain MP3 audio tracks. See also Compressed audio compatibility on page 9. Graphical on-screen displays Setting up and using your DVD player is made very easy using the graphical on-screen displays. *1 HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI licensing LLC.
  • Page 8: What's In The Box

    Before you start What’s in the box Please confirm that the following accessories are in the box when you open it. • Remote control • AA/R6P dry cell batteries x2 • Stereo audio cable (red/white plugs) • Video cable (yellow plugs) •...
  • Page 9: Disc / Content Format Playback Compatibility

    Before you start Disc / content format playback compatibility General disc compatibility This player was designed and engineered to be compatible with software bearing one or more of the following logos: DVD-Audio DVD-Video DVD-R Audio CD Video CD CD-R Super VCD Super Audio CD Other formats, including but not limited to the following, are not playable in this player:...
  • Page 10: Pc Created Disc Compatibility

    Before you start • This player is compatible with multi- session discs, but only plays sessions that are closed. • Use CD-R or CD-RW media for recording your MP3 files. • This player can recognize a combined total of up to 250 tracks and folders. If a disc containing over 250 tracks/folders is loaded, only the first 250 tracks/folders recorded on the disc will be playable.
  • Page 11: Dvd-Video Regions

    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.
  • Page 12: Connecting Up

    Connecting up Chapter 2 Connecting up The following illustrations show the DV-868AVi, but connections for the DV-668AV are the same except where indicated. Rear panel AUDIO AUDIO (2ch) (5.1ch) FRONT SURROUND CENTER WOOFER S400 HDMI OUT (AUDIO) When connecting this player up to your TV, AV...
  • Page 13 (page 21). CONTROL IN / OUT For passing remote control signals to other Pioneer components (page 23). VIDEO OUT (1&2) Standard video output(s) that you can connect to your TV or AV receiver using the supplied audio/video cable (page 14).
  • Page 14: Easy Connections

    Connecting up Easy connections AUDIO AUDIO (2ch) (5.1ch) SURROUND FRONT S400 (AUDIO) 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 your TV. •...
  • Page 15: Using Other Types Of Video Output

    HDMI. See Connecting using HDMI on page 21 for more on this. • DV-668AV only – When an HDMI device is connected, there is no output from the composite, S-video, or component video jacks (only during NTSC disc playback).
  • Page 16: Connecting Using The Component Video

    Connecting up This connector can output standard (composite), S-video or RGB component video. The default setting is standard, which should work with all TVs. Consult the manual that came with your TV to see if you can use one of the higher quality settings. See AV Connector Out on page 63 for how to change the video output.
  • Page 17: Connecting Using The Multichannel Analog Outputs

    Connecting up audio is not output through these jacks, so this connection should be in addition to, rather than instead of, a 5.1 channel analog connection. You’ll probably also want to connect a video output to your AV receiver. You can use any of the video outputs available on this player (the following illustrations show a standard (composite) connection).
  • Page 18: Connecting Using A Digital Audio

    Connecting up Connect the AV receiver’s video output to a video input on your TV. • You usually have to connect the same kind of video cable between your DVD player and AV receiver, and between your AV receiver and TV. Connecting using a digital audio output Connect the optical or coaxial digital outputs...
  • Page 19: Connecting Using I.link

    Connecting up • Alternatively, you can use the S-Video or component video connections if they’re available. Connect the AV receiver’s video output to a video input on your TV. • You usually have to connect the same kind of video cable between your DVD player and AV receiver, and between your AV receiver and TV.
  • Page 20: About I.link

    Connecting up • In order to be able to hear multichannel sound from SACDs, you need to set SACD Playback to Multi-ch Area (see SACD Playback on page 71). • In order to hear multichannel sound from DVD-Audio discs, make sure that DVD- Audio Out is set to 5.1 Channel (see DVD-Audio Out on page 78).
  • Page 21: Connecting Using Hdmi

    Connecting up When setting up an i.LINK network, it’s important that the components form an open ended chain (fig. 1), or a tree (fig. 2). i.LINK cable fig. 1 i.LINK cable fig. 2 The system will not work if the connected components form a loop.
  • Page 22: About Hdmi

    • It is not possible to output SACD or copy- controlled DVD-Audio CPPM sources from the HDMI connection. • DV-668AV only – When an HDMI device is connected, there is no output from the composite, S-video, or component video jacks (only during NTSC disc playback).
  • Page 23: Controlling This Player From Another Pioneer Component

    Controlling this player from another Pioneer component This player has SR jacks which allow you to use the remote sensor on one Pioneer component to control another. Use a mini-jack plug to connect the CONTROL OUT of one component to the CONTROL IN of another.
  • Page 24: Controls And Displays

    Controls and displays Chapter 3 Controls and displays The following illustrations show the DV-868AVi, but controls and displays for the DV-668AV are the same except where indicated. Front panel STANDBY POWER HDMI COMPATIBLE POWER switch (DV-868AVi only) Press to switch the player on or off (the player can be put into standby using the remote control;...
  • Page 25 Controls and displays • When the Pure Audio feature is switched on, i.LINK- and HDMI-connected devices won’t be recognized by the player. • Press DISPLAY twice to see disc information on your TV when Pure Audio is on. Disc tray OPEN/CLOSE Press to open or close the disc tray (when in standby, this button will also switch the power...
  • Page 26: About Progressive Scan Video

    CONNECTION TO THE “STANDARD DEFINITION” OUTPUT. IF THERE ARE QUESTIONS REGARDING OUR TV SET COMPATIBILITY WITH THIS MODEL 525/ 625p DVD PLAYER, PLEASE CONTACT OUR CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER. • This player is compatible with the following Pioneer displays and monitors: PDP-504HDE, PDP-434HDE.
  • Page 27: Display

    Controls and displays Display 14 13 5.1CH Lights when analog 5.1 channel output is selected (see Audio Output Mode on page 73). V-PART Lights when playing a video part of a DVD disc. PRGSVE Lights when the video output is progressive scan (see About progressive scan video on page 26).
  • Page 28: Remote Control

    Controls and displays Remote control • Press the button on the right side of the remote to illuminate buttons 6 to 9 and 20 to 22. DISPLAY AUDIO SUBTITLE ANGLE HOME MENU MENU – MULTI SPEED + ENTER VIDEO RETURN ADJUST V.ADJ ¢...
  • Page 29 Controls and displays 15 ANGLE Press to change the camera angle during DVD multi-angle scene playback (see Switching camera angles on page 51). 16 SUBTITLE Press to select a subtitle display (see Switching subtitles on page 50). 17 TOP MENU Press to display the top menu of a DVD disc.
  • Page 30: Getting Started

    If the player is not plugged in, plug it in now, but leave it in standby. Using the front panel controls, hold down then press POWER ( STANDBY/ON on the DV-668AV) to switch the TV system. The TV system changes as follows: AUTO NTSC...
  • Page 31: Let's Get Started

    See Screen Saver on page 66 for how to switch it on. • DV-668AV only – If the player is left inactive for 30 minutes with the disc tray closed AUDIO/VIDEO...
  • Page 32: Using The On-Screen Displays

    Getting Started • If you have connected an HDMI- compatible device, the HDMI settings screen will appear instead of the setup screens below. See HDMI Settings on page 71 to make the necessary settings. SETUP MENU – MULTI SPEED + ENTER VIDEO RETURN...
  • Page 33: Setting Up With The Setup Navigator

    Getting Started DISPLAY AUDIO SUBTITLE ANGLE HOME MENU TOP MENU MENU – MULTI SPEED + ENTER VIDEO RETURN ADJUST DIMMER JOG MODE V.ADJ ¢ ¡ PLAY MODE SURROUND Button What it does HOME Display/exit the on-screen MENU display Changes the highlighted menu (Joystick) item ENTER...
  • Page 34 Getting Started Is your TV/monitor compatible with progressive-scan video? Select Compatible, Not Compatible or Don’t Know. Setup Navigator Language Settings Progressive Scan TV Functions Audio Out Settings Speaker Settings AV Receiver Func. • This setting is only applicable if you used the component video outputs to connect up your TV/monitor.
  • Page 35 Getting Started 11 Do you have a sub-woofer connected to your AV receiver? Select Connected or Not Connected. Setup Navigator Language Settings Center Speaker Connected Not Connected TV Functions Surround Speakers Audio Out Settings Sub-woofer Speaker Settings AV Receiver Func. •...
  • Page 36: Playing Discs

    Getting Started Playing discs The basic playback controls for playing DVD, CD, SACD, Video CD/Super VCD and MP3 discs are covered here. Further functions are detailed in the next chapter. • Throughout this manual, the term ‘DVD’ means DVD-Video, DVD-Audio and DVD- R/RW.
  • Page 37: Dvd Disc Menus

    Getting Started Button What it does Stops playback. DVD-Video and DVD-RW and Video CD: Press cancel the resume function. (The resume function is also cancelled when you eject the disc tray.) Press to start fast reverse scanning. Press resume normal playback. Press to start fast forward scanning.
  • Page 38: Video Cd/Super Vcd Pbc Menus

    Getting Started SETUP MENU – MULTI SPEED + ENTER VIDEO RETURN ADJUST V.ADJ ¢ PLAY MODE SURROUND Button What it does TOP MENU Displays the ‘top menu’ of a DVD disc—this varies with the disc. MENU Displays a DVD disc menu—this varies with the disc and may be the same as the ‘top menu’.
  • Page 39 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).
  • Page 40 Getting Started You can’t hear multi-channel DVD-Audio using the HDMI interface. Make sure that DVD-Audio Out is set to 2 Channel (see DVD-Audio Out on page 78) for a stereo downmix (note that some discs will not allow you to do this). Also, you won’t hear any sound from the HDMI output if the source component is only DVI/HDCP- compatible.
  • Page 41: Playing Discs

    Playing discs Chapter 5 Playing discs Introduction Most of the features described in this chapter make use of on-screen displays. For an explanation of how to navigate these, see Using the on-screen displays on page 32. Many of the functions covered in this chapter apply to DVD and SACD discs, Video CD/ Super VCDs, CDs and MP3 discs, although the exact operation of some varies slightly...
  • Page 42: Scanning Discs

    Playing discs For SACD discs select a track within the current playback area. Disc Navigator Track(1-014) 2ch Area Track 001 Track 002 Track 003 Track 004 Track 005 Track 006 Track 007 Track 008 For a VR mode DVD-RW disc select between the Playlist and Original areas of the disc, or a title.
  • Page 43: Using The Multi Dial

    Playing discs • There is no sound while scanning DVDs and Video CD/Super VCDs, and no subtitles while scanning DVD-Video. • Depending on the disc, normal playback may automatically resume when a new chapter is reached on a DVD-Video disc. Using the MULTI dial You can use the MULTI dial to control fast and slow motion scanning and frame advance of...
  • Page 44: Frame Advance/Frame Reverse

    Playing discs • For DVD-Audio discs featuring browsable pictures (see Glossary on page 86), press to view the previous/next picture. Frame advance/frame reverse You can advance or back up DVD-Video or DVD-RW discs frame-by-frame. With Video CD/Super VCDs, you can only use frame advance.
  • Page 45: Using Repeat Play

    Playing discs To resume normal playback, press CLEAR or select ‘Off’ from the menu. Using repeat play There are various repeat play options, depending on the kind of disc loaded. It’s also possible to use repeat play together with program play to repeat the tracks/chapters in the program list (see Creating a program list on page 46).
  • Page 46: Creating A Program List

    Playing discs You can set the random play option when a disc is playing or stopped. • You can’t use random play with SACDs, DVD-RWs, Video CD/Super VCDs playing in PBC mode, or while a DVD disc menu is being displayed. Press PLAY MODE and select ‘Random’...
  • Page 47: Program List

    Playing discs Select ‘Create/Edit’ from the list of program options. Play Mode A-B Repeat Create/Edit Repeat Playback Start Random Playback Stop Program Program Delete Search Mode Program Memory The Program edit screen that appears depends on the kind of disc loaded. On the left side is the program list, then to the right is a list of titles (if a DVD-Video disc is loaded), groups (for DVD-Audio), tracks (for...
  • Page 48: Editing A Program List

    Playing discs For SACD, CD or Video CD/Super VCD, select a track to add to the program list. (The screen below shows a CD loaded.) Program Program Step Track 1~12 01. 04 Track 01 Track 02 Track 03 Track 04 Track 05 Track 06 Track 07...
  • Page 49: Other Functions Available From The Program Menu

    Playing discs To add a step to the end of the program list, highlight the next free step then select a title/group/chapter/folder/ track to add. • To exit the program edit screen without starting playback, press PLAY MODE or HOME MENU. •...
  • Page 50: Switching Subtitles

    Playing discs Select a search mode. Use the number buttons to enter a title, group, chapter, folder or track number, or a time. Play Mode A-B Repeat Title Search Repeat Chapter Search Random Time Search Program Search Mode • For a time search, enter the number of minutes and seconds into the currently playing title (DVD-Video/DVD-RW) you want playback to resume from.
  • Page 51: Switching Dvd-Rw Audio Channels

    Playing discs • With some discs, while the above display is showing, you can also use the joystick (up/down) and ENTER to select an audio language from a drop-down menu. Audio 2 French Dolby Digital 3/2.1CH 1. English Dolby Digital 3/2.1CH 2.
  • Page 52 Playing discs • DVD-Video displays Play Current / Total Elapsed Title 11/38 2.05 1. French Audio Dolby Digital 3/2.1CH Subtitle Play Current / Total Elapsed Chapter 11/38 2.05 Tr. Rate The # mark displayed with some DVD- Video discs means that the video is playing at 24 frames/second, progressive.
  • Page 53: Audio Settings Menu

    Audio Settings menu Chapter 6 Audio Settings menu Note about features in the Audio Settings menu None of the features found in the Audio Settings menu have any effect on sound output through the i.LINK connector (DV- 868AVi only). Audio DRC •...
  • Page 54: Hi-Bit

    Audio Settings menu Highlight ‘Legato PRO’, then use the Joystick (left/right) to change the setting. Audio Settings Audio DRC Legato PRO Hi-Bit Virtual Surround Channel Level There are four settings, plus Off. • Off • Standard – gives the sound a more forward, live feel •...
  • Page 55: Channel Level

    Audio Settings menu Press HOME MENU and select ‘Audio Settings’ from the on-screen display. Highlight ‘Virtual Surround’, then use the Joystick (left/right) to change to ‘2V/ SRS TruSurround’ or ‘Off’, as required. Audio Settings Audio DRC Legato PRO Hi-Bit Virtual Surround Channel Level Press ENTER to make the setting and exit the Audio Settings screen.
  • Page 56: Speaker Distance

    Audio Settings menu Press ENTER to make the settings and exit the Audio Settings screen. • You can’t adjust the channel level for any speakers that are set to Off in the Speaker Installation menu screen (see Speaker Installation on page 74). •...
  • Page 57: Video Settings Menu

    Video Settings menu Chapter 7 Video Settings menu Video Adjust • Default setting: Professional or (when connected using HDMI) Direct From the Video Adjust screen you can select the standard video presentation or define presets of your own. Press HOME MENU and select ‘Video Adjust’...
  • Page 58 Video Settings menu Adjust the picture quality settings. Memory1 Recall Settings Prog. Motion fast PureCinema soft Sharpness High Sharpness Mid • Use the Joystick (up/down) to select a setting. • Use the Joystick (left/right) to adjust the current setting. • Press DISPLAY to switch between full and single view.
  • Page 59 HDMI Color Adjust causes picture problems on your TV. You can correct this if your TV has an RGB mode that you can switch on when this occurs. • DV-668AV only – The HDMI options are not available with this player.
  • Page 60: Initial Settings Menu

    Using the Initial Settings menu The Initial Settings menu gives you complete control in setting up your DVD player, including audio, and video output settings, audience limitation settings, among others. If an option is grayed out it means that it cannot be changed at the current time.
  • Page 61: Dolby Digital Out

    Initial Settings menu Dolby Digital Out • Default setting: Dolby Digital You only need to make this setting if you connected this player to an AV receiver (or other component) using one of the digital outputs. Initial Settings Digital Audio Out Digital Out Dolby Digital Video Output...
  • Page 62: Mpeg Out

    Initial Settings menu • When an HDMI component is connected, the setting is automatically fixed to Down Sample Off. However, 96kHz sources will still be downsampled to 48kHz. MPEG Out • Default setting: MPEG > PCM You only need to make this setting if you connected this player to an AV receiver (or other component) using one of the digital outputs.
  • Page 63: Av Connector Out

    Initial Settings menu • This player is compatible with both PAL and NTSC progressive scan formats. However, your TV must also be progressive scan compatible to take advantage of this feature. • The RGB setting in AV Connector Out below will automatically be switched off when the component video outputs are set to output progressive-scan video.
  • Page 64: Still Picture

    Initial Settings menu Still Picture • Default setting: Auto Initial Settings Digital Audio Out TV Screen Video Output Component Out Language AV Connector Out Display S-Video Out Options Still Picture Speakers i.LINK Setup This player uses one of two processes when displaying a still frame from a DVD disc.
  • Page 65: Auto Language

    Initial Settings menu • You can change or switch off the subtitles on a DVD disc during playback using the SUBTITLE button. (This does not affect this setting.) See Switching subtitles on page 50. • Some DVD discs set the subtitle language automatically when loaded, overriding the subtitle language you set in the Initial Settings menu.
  • Page 66: Subtitle Display

    Video Output Language Display Options Speakers i.LINK Setup OSD Language On Screen Display Angle Indicator Background Screen Saver OSD Language Pioneer Logo On Screen Display Black Angle Indicator Background Screen Saver OSD Language On Screen Display Angle Indicator Background Screen Saver...
  • Page 67: Options

    Lock level. If your player is set to a lower level than the disc, the disc won’t play. This gives you some control about what your children watch on your DVD player. Some discs also support the Country Code feature. The player does not play certain scenes on these discs, depending on the Country Code you set.
  • Page 68 Initial Settings menu Select ‘Password Change’. Initial Settings Digital Audio Out Parental Lock Video Output Bonus Group Language Auto Disc Menu Display Group Playback Options DVD Playback Mode Speakers SACD Playback i.LINK Setup HDMI Settings Use the number buttons to enter your existing password, then press ENTER.
  • Page 69: Bonus Group

    Initial Settings menu Select ‘Country Code’. Initial Settings Digital Audio Out Parental Lock Password Change Video Output Bonus Group Level Change Language Auto Disc Menu Country Code Display Group Playback Options DVD Playback Mode Speakers SACD Playback i.LINK Setup HDMI Settings Use number buttons to enter your password, then press ENTER.
  • Page 70: Auto Disc Menu

    Initial Settings menu When you play a DVD-Audio disc that has a bonus group, the key number input screen appears automatically. You can also access the same screen here. Initial Settings Digital Audio Out Bonus Group : Key Number Input Video Output Language Display...
  • Page 71: Sacd Playback

    Setup HDMI Settings After selecting HDMI from the Initial Settings menu, the HDMI settings menu appears. For example, if you connected a Pioneer display, the following menu should be displayed with the component name showing where XXXXXX appears below:...
  • Page 72 • 1920 x 1080 I – 1920x1080 pixel interlace video • A message will appear if you select an incompatible resolution. • DV-668AV only – Only the 720 x 480 P and 720 x 576 P options are available in the Resolution settings. Aspect Ratio...
  • Page 73: Cd Playback

    Initial Settings menu • It is not possible to output SACD, or copy- controlled DVD-Audio CPPM sources from the HDMI connection. • 96/192 kHz sources are downsampled to 48 kHz and 88.2/176.4 kHz sources are downsampled to 44.1 kHz. CD Playback •...
  • Page 74: Speaker Installation

    Initial Settings menu • When set to 5.1 Channel there is no optical/coaxial digital or HDMI output when playing DVD-Audio discs. • Some DVD-Audio discs don’t allow down- mixing of audio. These discs always output multi-channel audio regardless of the setting made here. Speaker Installation •...
  • Page 75: Channel Level

    Initial Settings menu Use the Joystick to move the cursor up/down to select a speaker. • The L and R speakers are paired; you can’t set them differently. Initial Settings Digital Audio Out Video Output Language Display Options Speakers i.LINK Setup Move the cursor right to change the speaker distance for the highlighted speaker.
  • Page 76: I.link Setup

    Initial Settings menu Automatic: Select Auto to start the test tone output. No sound will be heard from the subwoofer. Initial Settings Auto Digital Audio Out Video Output 0.0dB Language 0.0dB 0.0dB Display 0.0dB Options 0.0dB Speakers 0.0dB i.LINK Setup As the test tone plays through each speaker in turn, it is highlighted on-screen.
  • Page 77: Connections Setup

    Unknown is displayed. Select the component that you want to set up the audio output formats for. Initial Settings Digital Audio Out Connections Setup Video Output VSX-49TXi : Pioneer Language Display DolbyDigital Options Speakers MPEG i.LINK Setup This screen shows the output settings for Dolby Digital, DTS and MPEG audio.
  • Page 78: Dvd-Audio Out

    Initial Settings menu When the i.LINK connections are changed, the following screen appears. Initial Settings Digital Audio Out Audio Out Video Output Connections Setup Connections were changed Language Auto Select Play and thus updated. Display DVD-Audio Out Options Speakers i.LINK Setup Press ENTER to return to the menu screen.
  • Page 79: Additional Information

    Additional information Chapter 9 Additional information Taking care of your player and discs Handling discs When holding discs of any type, take care not to leave fingerprints, dirt or scratches on the disc surface. Hold the disc by its edge or by the center hole and edge.
  • Page 80: Cleaning The Pickup Lens

    POWER on the front panel and unplug the power cable. DV-668AV – If you need to move the player, first STANDBY/ON on the front panel to press turn the player off. Wait for --OFF-- to disappear from the display, then unplug the power cable.
  • Page 81: Screen Sizes And Disc Formats

    A damaged power cable can cause a fire or give you an electric shock. Check the power cable once in a while. If you find it damaged, ask your nearest Pioneer authorized service center or your dealer for a replacement. Screen sizes and disc formats...
  • Page 82: About The Audio Output Settings

    Additional information About the audio output settings The table below shows how the audio settings you make in the Digital Audio Out and Audio Output Mode screens (see Digital Audio Out settings on page 60 and Audio Output Mode on page 73) affect the output from the 2 channel and the 5.1 channel analog outputs, and from the optical/coaxial digital outputs with various types of disc.
  • Page 83: About The Hdmi Output Settings

    Additional information About the HDMI output settings The table below shows how the audio settings you make in the HDMI and Audio Output Mode screens (see HDMI Settings on page 71 and Audio Output Mode on page 73) affect the HDMI output with various types of disc.
  • Page 84: About The I.link Output Settings

    Additional information About the i.LINK output settings (DV-868AVi only) The table below shows how the audio settings you make in the SACD Playback, DVD-Audio Out and Connections Setup screens (see SACD Playback on page 71, DVD-Audio Out on page 78 and Connections Setup on page 77) affect the i.LINK audio output with various types of disc.
  • Page 85: Language Code List

    Additional information Language Code list Language (Language Code letter), Language Code Japanese (ja), 1001 Estonian (et), 0520 English (en), 0514 Basque (eu), 0521 French (fr), 0618 Persian (fa), 0601 German (de), 0405 Finnish (fi), 0609 Italian (it), 0920 Fiji (fj), 0610 Spanish (es), 0519 Faroese (fo), 0615 Dutch (nl), 1412...
  • Page 86: Code List

    Additional information Selecting languages using the Language Code list Some of the language options (such as ‘DVD Language’ in the Setup Navigator) allow you to set your preferred language from any of the 136 languages listed in the Language Code list on page 85.
  • Page 87 Additional information Dynamic range The difference between the quietest and loudest sounds possible in an audio signal (without distorting or getting lost in noise). Dolby Digital and DTS soundtracks are capable of a very wide dynamic range, delivering dramatic cinema-like effects. File extension A tag added to the end of a filename to indicate the type of file.
  • Page 88 Additional information PQLS (Precision Quartz Lock System) [rate control] Technology for high-precision transmission of digital audio over the i.LINK interface enabling jitterless digital-to-analog conversion using a precision quartz in the rate control-compatible receiver. Progressive scan video Also called non-interlaced video, this method of displaying a picture updates all the lines in one pass, resulting in a more stable, flicker- free image than Interlaced video on page 87...
  • Page 89: Troubleshooting

    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. General...
  • Page 90: Dvd/Cd/Video Cd/Super Vcd Player

    (the indicator above the button should not be lit) (see About progressive scan video on page 26). • DV-668AV only – When an HDMI device is connected, there is no output from the composite, S-video, or component video jacks (only during NTSC disc playback).
  • Page 91 Additional information Problem Remedy No audio, or audio is • No audio is output during slow motion playback or when scanning distorted. discs other than audio CDs. • Some DVD discs do not output digital audio: Switch your amplifier to the player's analog outputs. •...
  • Page 92 Additional information Problem Cannot listen to high- sampling rate audio through the optical/coaxial digital output. Cannot output 192kHz or 176.4kHz digital audio from optical/coaxial output. Cannot output 96kHz or 88.2kHz digital audio from optical/coaxial output. No DTS audio output from optical/coaxial output.
  • Page 93: Hdmi Troubleshooting

    Additional information HDMI troubleshooting Problem Remedy No HDMI audio output. • If the front panel HDMI indicator is lit: – You won’t hear any sound from the HDMI output if the source component is only DVI/HDCP-compatible. – It is not possible to output SACD or copy-controlled DVD-Audio CPPM sources from the HDMI connection.
  • Page 94: I.link Troubleshooting

    Additional information Problem A connected HDMI component doesn’t work with this player. i.LINK troubleshooting (DV-868AVi only) Problem No i.LINK audio output. Auto Select Play doesn’t work. i.LINK audio is temporarily interrupted. No multichannel i.LINK audio. Remedy • Depending on the connected component, this player may not work properly with it.
  • Page 95: I.link-Related Messages

    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.
  • Page 96: Specifications

    DV-868AVi ......19 W DV-668AV ......18 W Power consumption (standby) .
  • Page 97: Digital Output

    DV-868AVi ..... . 0.0008 % DV-668AV ......0.001 % Wow and flutter .
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