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Pioneer PDV-10 Operating Instructions Manual

Pioneer portable dvd player pdv-lc10, pdv-10 operating instructions.
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PORTABLE DVD PLAYER
PDV-LC10
(with liquid crystal display)
PDV-10
Operating Instructions

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  • Page 1 PORTABLE DVD PLAYER PDV-LC10 (with liquid crystal display) PDV-10 Operating Instructions...
  • Page 2 IMPORTANT The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilateral triangle, is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated "dangerous voltage" within the product's enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons. IMPORTANT FOR USE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM...
  • Page 3 CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR PURCHASE OF THIS FINE PIONEER PRODUCT. Pioneer is on the leading edge of DVD research for consumer products and this unit incorporates the latest technological developments. We are sure you will be fully satisfied with the DVD player.
  • Page 4: Features Of This Player

    Features of This Player Main Features Convenient DVD functions Choice of the desired subtitle language With this player you can select one of several subtitle languages recorded on the DVD. (Pages 63 and 75) Subtitle :1 English HELLO! Choice of the desired audio language With this player you can select one of several audio languages recorded on...
  • Page 5 Setup screen with top priority on easy operation Interactive system setup The Setup Navigator function automatically sets the disc language and settings related to connections with a TV and amplifier. (Page 42) Audio1 Video Language General Other Setup Navigator TV Connection TV Type Widescreen (16:9) Standard (4:3)
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents INTRODUCTION Features of This Player ... 4 Cautions on Using this Player ... 8 Precautions for Battery Pack Operation . 10 Types of Discs Playable on this Player ... 11 Using These Operating Instructions ... 14 BEFORE USING Checking the Accessories ...
  • Page 7 Various Language and Subtitle Settings ... 63 Setting the on-screen display language ... 63 Setting the subtitle language ... 63 Setting the audio language ... 64 Setting the DVD menu language ... 64 Setting the subtitle display ... 65 When ‘Other’ is selected for the subtitle, audio or DVD language ...
  • Page 8: Cautions On Using This Player

    Cautions on Using this Player Do not move the player during playback During playback, the disc spins at high speed, so do not lift or move the player. Doing so may damage the disc. When transporting the player Be sure to remove the disc and close the lid when transporting the player.
  • Page 9 Cleaning the player Normally clean the player using a soft, dry cloth. For tough dirt, apply some neutral detergent diluted in 5 to 6 parts water to a soft cloth, wring out thoroughly, wipe off the dirt, then wipe off the player with a dry cloth. Note that alcohol, thinner, benzene, insecticides, etc., may cause the print or coating to peel off.
  • Page 10: Precautions For Battery Pack Operation

    • If the portable DVD player is switched on while the battery pack is not fully charged, the operation may sometimes be unstable.
  • Page 11: Types Of Discs Playable On This Player

    Types of Discs Playable on this Player • The discs listed on the table below can be played on this player without an adapter. • Discs other than the ones listed below cannot be played on this player. • The marks shown on the table below are indicated on the disc’s label, package or jacket.
  • Page 12 Types of Discs Playable on this Player Marks indicated on DVDs DVD discs or packages include the marks shown below. These marks indicate the type of video or audio signals recorded on the disc and the functions that can be used. Mark Meaning Indicates the number of audio tracks.
  • Page 13 (repeat, programming, etc.) may not be possible. In such cases, Pioneer DVD players display a prohibition mark. Types of Discs Playable on this Player...
  • Page 14: Using These Operating Instructions

    Note that these operating instructions describe the operation of two players, the PDV- LC10 portable DVD player with liquid crystal display and the PDV-10 portable DVD player. Some descriptions use illustrations of the type equipped with a liquid crystal display.
  • Page 15: Checking The Accessories

    Checking the Accessories After unpacking the player, check that all the accessories listed below are included. AC adapter Power cord CU-PDV003 card remote control unit (with lithium battery) AV cable (4-pole miniplug - RCA x 3) S-Video cable (3-pole miniplug - S plug) Optical fiber cable PDV-LC10 only:...
  • Page 16: Remote Control Unit And Main Unit Preparations

    Remote Control Unit and Main Unit Preparations Notes on using the remote control unit Film • Before using the remote control unit for the first time, pull out the film from the back of the remote control unit. • Do not drop or step on the remote control unit or subject it to shocks.
  • Page 17 Remote control unit operating range Removing the player’s shipping spacer Remove the shipping spacer before turning on the player’s power. For the PDV-LC10, gently lift the liquid crystal display in the direction of the arrow. Slide the OPEN switch to the # side and open the lid.
  • Page 18 Remote Control Unit and Main Unit Preparations Setting the TV SYSTEM switch TV SYSTEM switch Video output changes as follows according to the playback disc‘s recorded format. NTSC = PAL, PAL = NTSC conversion is possible on Video CDs. PAL = NTSC conversion is not possible on DVDs.
  • Page 19: Part Names And Functions

    Part Names and Functions Liquid crystal display (PDV-LC10 only) The PDV-LC10 portable DVD player is equipped with a liquid crystal display. 1 Liquid crystal display 2 Speakers 3 MONITOR button Press this to switch the screen size. The screen size switches as follows...
  • Page 20 Part Names and Functions Main unit control section ◊ÛN¿ÇΩ,? PORTABLE DVD PLAYER ¢ ∞ RETURN STOP 96 kHz 1 Cursor buttons (5, ∞, 2 and 3) Press these to select menu and top menu items or to set items on the setup screen.
  • Page 21 Main unit front panel 1 Lid 2 PHONES/DIGITAL OUT (OPTICAL) jack To connect stereo headphones or an amplifier, connect the stereo minijack or optical digital cable here. 3 Remote sensor The remote control signals are received here. 4 Power ON/OFF/HOLD switch Slide the power switch to the ON/OFF side and hold it there for at least 1 second to turn the player’s power on...
  • Page 22 Part Names and Functions Main unit left side 1 OPEN switch Slide the switch in the direction of the arrow (to the right) to open the lid. Main unit rear panel 1 DC IN jack Connect the included AC adapter here. DC IN 9V OPEN...
  • Page 23 To connect the player to a TV, connect the included AV cable here. Select input or output with the AV-IN/AV-OUT selector switch 2. PDV-10: 4 Audio/video output jack (AV- OUT) To connect the player to a TV, connect the included AV cable here.
  • Page 24 Part Names and Functions Main unit display window TITLE 96 kHz This lights when playing discs recorded in Dolby Digital. 2 TITLE This lights when the information displayed in section w of the display is title information and when in the title repeat play mode (for DVDs only).
  • Page 25 Remote control unit (frequently used buttons) AUDIO SUBTITLE ANGLE DISPLAY MENU TOP MENU SETUP ENTER PREV NEXT RETURN ¢ PLAY CLEAR ¡ PAUSE STEP/SLOW STOP STEP/SLOW RANDOM REPEAT PROGRAM LAST MEM. COND. MEM. SEARCH MODE SHIFT 1 Power button The power turns on and off when this button is pressed while the power indicator on the main unit is lit red.
  • Page 26 Part Names and Functions Remote control unit (other buttons) AUDIO SUBTITLE ANGLE DISPLAY MENU TOP MENU ENTER PREV NEXT ¢ PLAY ¡ PAUSE STEP/SLOW STEP/SLOW RANDOM REPEAT LAST MEM. COND. MEM. SHIFT 1 AUDIO button Press this button to switch the audio language.
  • Page 27 t A-B REPEAT button Press this button during playback to set two points and play the section between them repeatedly. (Page 94) y PROGRAM button Press this button to program titles or chapters (for DVDs) or tracks (for video CDs and CDs) to play them in a desired order.
  • Page 28 Part Names and Functions Names of battery case parts and their functions (PDV-LC10 only) 1 Player eject buttons Press these buttons on the left and right side to detach the player. = Removing the player and battery pack (Page 40) 2 Battery release button Press to detach the battery pack.
  • Page 29: Connecting The Player To Other Components

    Connecting the Player to Other Components Before connecting • Turn off the power of the player and the components to be connected. • Also read the operating instructions of the components to be connected. This player is compatible with analog copy protect type copy guards.
  • Page 30: Connecting To A Dolby Digital/dts/mpeg Decoder Or An Amplifier With A Built-in Decoder

    For instructions on making the audio settings, refer to “Setting the type of amplifier to be connected (digital jack)” (page 45). We recommend these connections when you are using the Pioneer VSX-808RDS amplifier. Main unit front panel Front speaker (left)
  • Page 31: Connecting To A Digital Amplifier That Is Not Dolby Digital/dts/mpeg- Compatible

    Connecting to a digital amplifier that is not Dolby Digital/DTS/MPEG- compatible For instructions on making the audio settings, refer to “Setting the type of amplifier to be connected (digital jack)” (page 45). DIGITAL OUT (OPTICAL) Main unit front panel Notes: •...
  • Page 32: Connecting To A Dolby Pro-logic Decoder/stereo Device

    Connecting the Player to Other Components Connecting to a Dolby Pro-Logic decoder/stereo device VOLUME When connecting the PDV-LC10 to an external component, set the AV-IN/ AV-OUT switch to AV-OUT (the right side). To S-Video input jack S-VIDEO IN See page 29 for details on connections to the TV.
  • Page 33: Connecting To Active Speaker Systems

    Connecting to active speaker systems When connecting the PDV-LC10 to an external component, set the AV-IN/ AV-OUT switch to AV-OUT (the right side). To S-Video input jack S-VIDEO IN Hint: The picture can be viewed when either the S-Video or video input jack is connected. Connecting the Player to Other Components VOLUME AV-IN...
  • Page 34: Connecting Headphones

    Connecting the Player to Other Components Connecting headphones Connect the headphones’ plug securely to the PHONES jack on the player’s front panel. To listen to music over the headphones, first turn the VOLUME control on the right side of the main unit to the left to lower the volume, then adjust the volume to a comfortable level.
  • Page 35: Connecting To A Video Component, Etc

    Connecting to a video component, etc. (PDV-LC10 only) When a video component, etc., is connected, the picture and sound of the component can be enjoyed on the player’s liquid crystal display and over the player’s speakers. COLOR DIGITAL OUT (OPTICAL) Notes: •...
  • Page 36: Using The Battery

    Using the Battery Recharging the battery pack (PDV-LC10 only) Recharge the battery pack as described below. Recharge lamp CHARGE Charger (VWY 1060) Note: The battery charger is compatible with supply voltages between 100 and 240 V AC and can be used universally. When you want to use it on an overseas travel, however, be sure to prepare a power plug adapter matching the local power outlet.
  • Page 37 Notes for recharging • When the battery pack is hot, it may take longer than usual time for recharging or may sometimes be unable to be recharged. Wait for the battery pack to cool down before retrying recharging. • If the recharge lamp will not light, remove and fit the battery pack to the battery charger again.
  • Page 38: Attaching The Battery Pack And Player

    Using the Battery Attaching the battery pack and player (PDV-LC10 only) Attach the battery pack and player to the battery case as described below. ON/OFF HOLD Attach the battery pack to the battery case. 1 Fit the terminal side of the battery pack into the battery case.
  • Page 39 • Before inserting or removing the DC output plug of the AC adapter, always be sure to set the power switch of the portable DVD player to OFF. • When both the battery pack and AC adapter are connected to the battery case, the AC adapter operation is given the priority.
  • Page 40: Removing The Player And Battery Pack

    Using the Battery Removing the player and battery pack (PDV-LC10 only) The player and battery pack can be removed from the battery case as described below. ON/OFF HOLD Set the power switch of the player to OFF. If the AC adapter is connected, remove its power plug from the wall outlet then remove the DC output plug from the battery case.
  • Page 41: Turning On The Power

    Turning On the Power Main unit (front panel) ON/OFF HOLD Power indicator Remote control unit ¢ Connect the included AC adapter and power cord. Connect the AC adapter connected in step 1 to the DC input jack on the main unit. Connect the power plug to a power outlet.
  • Page 42: Making Settings With The Setup Navigator

    Making Settings with the Setup Navigator The “Setup Navigator” is a function for automatically making the player’s settings by answering questions about the disc language and the components connected to the player. The settings made with the Setup Navigator are as follows: •...
  • Page 43: Setting The On-screen Display Language

    Setting the on-screen display language Set the language displayed on the screen. When an option is selected, the language of the on-screen messages automatically changes to the language set on this screen. Main unit RETURN Remote control unit ENTER Cursor buttons ¢...
  • Page 44: Setting The Type Of Tv To Be Connected

    Making Settings with the Setup Navigator Setting the type of TV to be connected Set the type of TV to be connected. Main unit Remote control unit ENTER Cursor buttons Use the cursor buttons (5/∞) to select the type of TV, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 45: Setting The Type Of Amplifier To Be Connected (digital Jack)

    Setting the type of amplifier to be connected (digital jack) Here set the type of digital signal the amplifier connected to the player’s digital output jack is compatible with. Main unit Remote control unit ENTER Cursor buttons ¢ ¡ Making Settings with the Setup Navigator Use the cursor buttons (5/∞) to select the digital signal with which the amplifier is compatible,...
  • Page 46: Setting The Type Of Amplifier To Be Connected (amplifier's 96 Khz Compatibility)

    Making Settings with the Setup Navigator Setting the type of amplifier to be connected (amplifier’s 96 kHz compatibility) Here set whether or not the amplifier connected to the player is 96 kHz compatible. When an option is selected, 96 kHz or 48 kHz (96 kHz=48 kHz) linear PCM audio is set automatically.
  • Page 47: Quitting The Setup Navigator

    Quitting the Setup Navigator Here select whether or not to set, cancel, or redo the settings that have been automatically set by the player. Main unit Remote control unit ENTER Cursor buttons ¢ ¡ Hint: • Only the basic settings are set with the Setup Navigator.
  • Page 48: Playback Functions

    Playback Functions Loading discs Hold the display and operating section securely and lift the display (PDV-LC10 only). Slide the main unit’s OPEN switch to the # side and open the lid. The following message appears on the display window: Set the disc in place and press down on the disc with your fingers near the center hole.
  • Page 49: Playing Discs

    Playing discs Main unit Next button Remote control unit ¢ ¡ Number buttons SHIFT Load the disc and close the cover. One of the following messages appears on the display window: For DVDs: For video CDs: For CDs: • For some discs, playback starts automatically when the lid is closed.
  • Page 50: If A Menu Screen Appears

    Playback Functions If a menu screen appears For DVDs with menu screens or video CDs with playback control (PBC), a menu screen appears. Main unit ENTER MENU RETURN Remote control unit TOP MENU MENU ENTER Cursor buttons ¢ Previous button ¡...
  • Page 51 MENU RETURN To display the menu screen The way in which the menu screen is displayed differs from disc to disc. Press the MENU, TOP MENU or RETURN button during playback of DVDs, the RETURN button during PBC playback of video CDs. For details, refer to the documentation included with the disc.
  • Page 52: Stopping The Disc

    Playback Functions Stopping the disc Main unit Previous button Remote control unit Previous ¢ button ¡ Pausing the disc Main unit Remote control unit PAUSE Press the STOP button. The following message appears on the display window: STOP Resume function (DVDs and video CDs) When the STOP button is pressed, “...
  • Page 53: Scanning Forward And Backward

    Scanning forward and backward Main unit Remote control unit Scan buttons PLAY Operation from the main unit During playback, press and hold in the previous or next button. 4 : Reverse direction ¢ : Forward direction “Scan” flashes. Release the button while scan is flashing.
  • Page 54: Returning To The Previous Chapter Or

    Playback Functions Returning to the previous chapter or track - DVDs, video CDs and CDs Main unit Remote control unit Previous button Moving ahead to the next chapter or track - DVDs, video CDs and CDs Main unit Remote control unit ¢...
  • Page 55: Removing Discs

    Removing discs Main unit Remote control unit ¡ Press the STOP button. The following message appears on the display window: Slide the OPEN switch to the # side and open the lid. The following message appears on the display window: Remove the disc.
  • Page 56: Turning Off The Power

    Turning Off the Power Main unit ON/OFF Power indicator Remote control unit ¢ When the power is on, slide the power switch to the left side and hold it there for at least 1 second. • The power indicator switches from HOLD green to red and the standby mode is set.
  • Page 57: Setup Screen Operations

    Setup Screen Operations With this player, various functions recorded on DVDs can be set in addition to the settings made with the Setup Navigator. To make these settings you must first display the setup screen. Starting up the setup screen By changing the setting items on the various menus on the setup screen you can create a more convenient playback environment.
  • Page 58: Names Of Parts On The Setup Screen

    Setup Screen Operations Names of parts on the setup screen The setup screen consists of six tabs (Audio 1, Audio 2, Video, Language, General and Other), the on-screen information and the operating guide. Audio1 1 Tabs The first step to making the settings is to select one of the six tabs (Audio 1, Audio 2, Video, Language, General or Other).
  • Page 59: Items That Can Be Set And Items That Cannot Be Set Depending On The Type Of Disc

    Items that can be set and items that cannot be set depending on the type of disc The setup screen includes items that can be set and items that cannot be set depending on the type of disc (DVD, video CD or CD). On this player, these items can be distinguished by color-coded indicators to the left of the currently selected setting item.
  • Page 60: Making Settings Using The Setup Screen

    Setup Screen Operations Making settings using the setup screen Various settings can be made using the setup screen. The procedure described below applies to all the settings on the setup screen, so read this section carefully. Main unit Remote control unit 1, 2, 3 Use the cursor buttons (2/3) to select the tag for the item...
  • Page 61 Main unit Remote control unit 4, 5 ¢ ¡ Setup Screen Operations Use the cursor buttons (5/∞) to select the desired setting mode Press the ENTER button. The setting is stored in the memory. Audio1 Video OSD Language – 4, 5 Audio Language –...
  • Page 62: Setting The Expert Mode

    Setup Screen Operations Setting the expert mode In addition to the “Basic” mode, the setup screen also has an “Expert” mode in which more detailed settings can be made. Main unit Remote control unit ¢ ¡ Press the SETUP button. The setup screen appears.
  • Page 63: Various Language And Subtitle Settings

    Various Language and Subtitle Settings In this section we use the setup screen to make the language and subtitle settings. Press the SETUP button to display the setup screen, then operate as described under “Making settings using the setup screen” on pages 60 and 61.
  • Page 64: Setting The Audio Language

    Various Language and Subtitle Settings Setting the audio language Select the audio language. Audio1 Video Language General OSD Language – English Audio Language French Subtitle Language – German Auto Language – Italian Spanish Other i Setup audio language Move Settings: English* French German...
  • Page 65: Setting The Subtitle Display

    Setting the subtitle display Select whether or not to turn the display of subtitles on or off or to display “Assist Subtitle”. Switch the setup screen to the expert mode before making this setting. (Page 62) Audio1 Video Language General Other OSD Language –...
  • Page 66: When 'other' Is Selected For The Subtitle, Audio Or Dvd Language

    Various Language and Subtitle Settings When ‘Other’ is selected for the subtitle, audio or DVD language Remote control unit 1, 4 1, 2, 3 SHIFT Main unit Use the cursor buttons (5/∞) to select “Other”, then press the ENTER button. The language selection screen appears.
  • Page 67 Selecting by inputting the code using the cursor buttons 1. Press the cursor button (3) to select the first digit in the code. Code 0 0 1 2. Press the cursor button (∞) cursor button and set to “0”. Code 0 0 1 3.
  • Page 68: Setting The Audio Language And Subtitle Preferences

    Various Language and Subtitle Settings Setting the audio language and subtitle preferences Here select whether to have the audio language and subtitles selected automatically as needed, or to use the audio and subtitle languages set with the setup settings. Audio1 Video Language General...
  • Page 69: Various Video Settings

    Various Video Settings In this section we use the setup screen to make the video settings. Press the SETUP button to display the setup screen, then operate as described under “Making settings using the setup screen” on pages 60 and 61. Setting the TV screen size Select whether or not the connected TV has a standard screen (4:3) or a wide screen (16:9).
  • Page 70 Various Video Settings Viewing on a standard (4:3) TV DVD screen size Setting and appearance DVDs recorded in 16:9 size When DVDs recorded in wide size are played on a standard TV, black bands “4:3 (Letter Box)” appear at the top and bottom of the picture.
  • Page 71: Moving The Position Of The On-screen Display

    Moving the position of the on-screen display Set the position of the on-screen display according to the TV type. Switch the setup screen to the “Expert” mode before making this setting. (Page 62) Audio1 Video Language General Other TV Screen –...
  • Page 72: Various Digital Signal Settings

    Various Digital Signal Settings Use the setup screen to make the “Audio” settings. Press the SETUP button to display the setup screen, then operate as described under “Making settings using the setup screen” on pages 60 and 61. Dolby Digital signal settings Dolby Digital is a “three-dimensional”...
  • Page 73: 96 Khz Pcm Signal Setting

    96 kHz PCM signal setting 96 kHz PCM is a high quality audio format with a far higher sampling frequency than the 44.1 kHz format used for CDs. This format is used mainly for music DVDs. There is no need to make this setting if the “Digital Jack” setting has already been made with the Setup Navigator.
  • Page 74: Adjusting The Quality Of Dolby Digital Signals

    Various Digital Signal Settings Use the setup screen to make the “Audio 2” settings. Press the SETUP button to display the setup screen, then operate as described under “Making settings using the setup screen” on pages 60 and Adjusting the quality of Dolby Digital signals Here adjust the quality of the Dolby Digital audio signals which offer a wide dynamic range.
  • Page 75: Advanced Functions

    Advanced Functions Switching the subtitle language during playback - DVDs SUBTITLE MENU CLEAR ¢ ¡ Switching with the remote control unit Press the SUBTITLE button repeatedly while the DVD is playing. When pressed once, the currently selected subtitle language is displayed. Press again to switch to other subtitle languages recorded on the DVD.
  • Page 76 Advanced Functions Switching with the setup screen Press the SETUP button while the DVD is playing to display the setup screen (page 57), then perform the operation described below. From the “Other” tab on the setup screen, use the cursor 1, 2 buttons (5/∞) to select “Change Subtitles”, then press...
  • Page 77: Switching The Audio Language During Playback

    Switching the audio language during playback - DVDs Switching with the remote control unit AUDIO MENU ¢ ¡ Advanced Functions Press the AUDIO button repeatedly while the DVD is playing. When pressed once, the currently selected audio language is displayed. Press again to switch to other audio languages recorded on the DVD.
  • Page 78 Advanced Functions Switching with the setup screen Press the SETUP button while the DVD is playing to display the setup screen (page 57), then perform the operation described below. From the “Other” tab on the setup screen, use the cursor 1, 2 buttons (5/∞) to select “Change Audio”, then press...
  • Page 79: Switching The Audio Mode

    Switching the audio mode (video CDs and video CDs with PBC) AUDIO ¢ ¡ Advanced Functions Switching with the remote control unit Press the AUDIO button repeatedly while playing a video The audio mode switches between stereo, 1/L and 2/R each time the button is pressed.
  • Page 80 Advanced Functions Switching the audio mode (video CDs and video CDs with PBC) Note: This setting cannot be switched while in the stop mode. Switching with the setup screen Video CD Press the SETUP button while the video CD is playing to display the setup screen (page 57), then perform the operation described below.
  • Page 81 Switching the audio mode (video CDs and video CDs with PBC) 1, 2 SETUP Note: This setting cannot be switched while in the stop mode. Advanced Functions Switching with the setup screen Video CD with PBC Press the SETUP button while the video CD is playing to display the setup screen (page 57), then perform the operation described below.
  • Page 82: Searching For A Specific Scene

    Advanced Functions Searching for a specific scene Use the procedure described below to search for specific titles or chapters on DVDs or tracks on video CDs and CDs. ¢ ¡ Notes: • For some discs the search function is prohibited. In this case the appears on the screen.
  • Page 83 Searching for a specific scene 1, 2 SETUP Advanced Functions Operation from the main unit Press the SETUP button to display the setup screen (page 57), then perform the operation described below. From the “Other” tab on the setup screen, use the cursor buttons (5/∞) to select “Title Search”, then press the cursor button (3).
  • Page 84 Advanced Functions Searching for a specific scene ¢ ¡ Note: For some discs the search function is prohibited. In this case the appears on the screen. Searching by chapter number - DVDs Operation from the remote control unit Press the SEARCH MODE button twice.
  • Page 85 Searching for a specific scene 1, 2 SETUP Advanced Functions Operation from the main unit Press the SETUP button to display the setup screen (page 57), then perform the operation described below. From the “Other” tab on the setup screen, use the cursor buttons (5/∞) to select “Chapter Search”, then press the cursor button (3).
  • Page 86 Advanced Functions Searching for a specific scene Searching by track number - Video CDs and CDs Operation from the main unit Press the SETUP button to display the setup screen (page 57), then perform the operation described below. From the “Other” tab on the 1, 2 setup screen, use the cursor SETUP...
  • Page 87 Searching for a specific scene ¢ ¡ Operation from the remote control unit Press the SEARCH MODE button once. Press the number buttons while pressing the SHIFT MENU button. To select track number 10, press CLEAR number buttons 1 and then 0 while pressing the SHIFT button.
  • Page 88: During Playback

    Advanced Functions Searching for a specific scene Remote control unit only ¢ ¡ Searching by time - DVDs and video CDs For DVDs, press the SEARCH MODE button three times during playback. For video CDs, press the SEARCH MENU MODE button twice. Press the number buttons while pressing the SHIFT CLEAR...
  • Page 89: Selecting The Menu Number On Video Cds With Pbc

    Selecting the menu number on video CDs with PBC Main unit 1, 2 SETUP Remote control unit SETUP 1, 2 ¢ ¡ Hint: For some discs, some menu options cannot be selected. Advanced Functions During playback, press the SETUP button to display the setup screen (page 57), then perform the operation described below.
  • Page 90: Stopping The Picture (still Frame Mode)

    Advanced Functions Stopping the picture (still frame mode) - DVDs and video CDs Main unit Remote control unit ¢ ¡ Switching the still frame mode Use this function to stop the picture from shaking and achieve a clearer picture when the DVD is set to the pause mode. Press the SETUP button to display the setup screen, then operate as described under “Making settings using the setup screen”...
  • Page 91: Playing One Step At A Time (step-by-step Playback)

    Playing one step at a time (step-by-step playback - DVDs and video CDs Main unit Previous and next buttons Play button Remote control unit ¢ ¡ STEP/SLOW Operation from the main unit In the still frame (pause) mode, press the previous or next button repeatedly to move forward or backward step-by- step.
  • Page 92: Viewing In Slow Motion

    Advanced Functions Viewing in slow motion - DVDs and video CDs Main unit Remote control unit STEP/SLOW Notes: • No sound is produced during the still frame, step-by-step and slow motion play modes. • The pause, step-by-step play and slow motion play modes cannot be set for some discs.
  • Page 93: Repeat Play

    Repeat play - DVDs, video CDs and CDs Remote control unit only ¢ ¡ REPEAT Remote control unit only ¢ ¡ REPEAT Notes: • With some DVDs, some titles cannot be played repeatedly. In this case the mark appears on the screen. •...
  • Page 94 Advanced Functions Remote control unit only ¢ ¡ Remote control unit only ¢ ¡ Notes: • With some DVDs, some titles cannot be played repeatedly. In this case the mark appears on the screen. • Repeat playback is not possible during PBC playback on video CDs.
  • Page 95: Playing In Random Order

    Playing in random order (random play) - DVDs, video CDs and CDs Use the procedure described below to play titles or chapters on DVDs or tracks on video CDs and CDs in random order. Remote control unit only ENTER PREV and NEXT ¢...
  • Page 96: Programmed Playback (dvds)

    Advanced Functions Programmed playback - DVDs Use the following procedure to play DVDs in a desired order. Up to 24 steps can be programmed. Remote control unit only 2, 3 ¢ ¡ Number buttons SHIFT Notes: • Programmed playback is not possible during PBC playback on video CDs.
  • Page 97 ¢ CLEAR ¡ PLAY PROGRAM Advanced Functions • When “Program Title” is selected, use the cursor buttons to refer to the title numbers, then press the SHIFT button and number buttons to input the title numbers. Program Chapter Program Title Current: Title 1(/2)
  • Page 98: Programmed Playback (video Cds And Cds)

    Advanced Functions Programmed playback - Video CDs and CDs Use the following procedure to play video CDs or CDs in the desired order. Up to 24 steps can be programmed. Remote control unit only ¢ ¡ PLAY Note: Programmed playback is not possible during PBC playback on video CDs.
  • Page 99: Editing Programs

    Editing programs - DVDs, video CDs and CDs Remote control unit only ¢ ¡ PAUSE Remote control unit only ¢ ¡ Programming pauses Press the PAUSE button instead of the number buttons (step 4 on page 97). “8” appears and a pause is programmed. Program Chapter Current: Title...
  • Page 100 Advanced Functions Remote control unit only ¢ ¡ Number buttons SHIFT Note: If 24 steps are already programmed, use the CLEAR button to clear a step before adding a new step. Press the CLEAR button. The specified number is cleared and the numbers following it move up one step.
  • Page 101 Editing programs - DVDs, video CDs and CDs Remote control unit only ¢ ¡ Hint: When titles are programmed, the currently playing title is programmed. Direct programming Use this function during playback to program the currently playing chapter or track. During playback, press the PROGRAM button for at least one second.
  • Page 102 Advanced Functions Editing programs - DVDs, video CDs and CDs Remote control unit only ¢ ¡ Storing programs in the memory With this player, programs can be stored in the memory for up to 24 DVDs. When a program is stored in the memory for a certain DVD, programmed playback starts when that DVD is loaded.
  • Page 103 Editing programs - DVDs, video CDs and CDs Remote control unit only ENTER Cursor buttons ¢ ¡ PROGRAM Remote control unit only ¢ ¡ Number buttons SHIFT Checking programs Press the PROGRAM button. • For DVDs, use the cursor buttons (2/3) to select “Program Chapter”...
  • Page 104: Selecting The Dvd's Angle (multi-angle)

    Advanced Functions Selecting the DVD’s angle (multi-angle) With DVDs including images recorded from multiple camera angles, the angle can be switched during playback. ¢ ¡ Notes: • DVDs on which multiple angles are recorded are indicated by the on the disc’s jacket. When a section at which multiple angles are recorded is played, the appears on the display if the setup...
  • Page 105: Turning The Display Of The Angle Mark On And Off

    Main unit Remote control unit 1, 2 ¢ ¡ Turning the display of the angle mark on and off Set whether or not to display the the SETUP button to display the setup screen, then operate as described under “Making settings using the setup screen” on pages 60 and 61. Switch the setup screen to the expert mode before making this setting.
  • Page 106: Setting The Parental Lock Level

    Advanced Functions Setting the Parental Lock Level On some DVDs, viewing of violent scenes or other scenes you do not want children to see can be restricted. The viewing restriction level can be set in steps. Remote control unit 3, 6, 8 1, 2, 4, 5, 7 4, 5 4, 5...
  • Page 107 Press the ENTER button. If the password has not yet been set, the password setting screen appears. Audio1 Video Language General Other Parental Lock: Register Code Number – – – – i Enter 4-Digit Code Move + / – Return SETUP If the password has already been set, the password input screen appears.
  • Page 108 Advanced Functions Changing the password Use the cursor buttons (5/∞) to select “Password Change”. Audio1 Video Language Setup Menu Mode – Setup Navigator – Parental Lock i Setup viewing restrictions Move ENTER Press the ENTER button. The password input screen appears. Audio1 Video Language...
  • Page 109: Selecting The Background Color

    Selecting the background color Select the color of the screen that appears when the disc is stopped. Press the SETUP button to display the setup screen, then operate as described under “Making settings using the setup screen” on pages 60 and 61. Switch the setup screen to the expert mode before making this setting.
  • Page 110 Advanced Functions Main unit RETURN Remote control unit 1, 2 ¢ ¡ Press the SETUP button to display the setup screen (page 57), then perform the operation described below. From the “General” tab on the setup screen, use the cursor buttons (5/∞) to select “Background Color”, then press the cursor button (3).
  • Page 111: Resuming Playback From A Specific

    Resuming playback from a specific position (last memory) - DVDs and video CDs The last memory function can be used to resume playback from the desired position. Remote control unit only ¢ ¡ Remote control unit only Notes: • With DVDs, this function may not work with some discs.
  • Page 112: Storing Settings For Often Viewed Dvds (condition Memory)

    Advanced Functions Storing settings for often viewed DVDs (condition memory) The condition memory function can be used to store the various settings on the DVD. Remote control unit only ¢ ¡ Hint: • Once the settings are stored, they remain in the memory no matter how many times the disc is played.
  • Page 113: Viewing The Disc Information

    Viewing the disc information - DVDs, video CDs and CDs Use the following procedure to view the title or chapter information for DVDs, the track information for video CDs an CDs. Remote control unit only DISPLAY ¢ ¡ Viewing the disc information in the stop mode In the stop mode, press the DISPLAY button.
  • Page 114 Advanced Functions Viewing the disc information during playback using the remote control unit During playback, press the DISPLAY button repeatedly. The disc information is displayed as described below each time the button is pressed. When pressed once, the title information is displayed.
  • Page 115 Video CD When pressed once, the video CD’s information is displayed. Play 3/12 10.53 –59.26 / 70.19 Top line: Current track number/total number of tracks Video CD’s total elapsed time Bottom line: Video CD’s remaining time/ video CD’s total time When pressed twice, the track information is displayed.
  • Page 116 Advanced Functions Notes: • For some discs, the disc information may not be displayed. • The displayed items differ according to the type of disc (DVD, video CD or CD). Viewing the disc information during playback using the main unit Press the SETUP button to display the setup screen (page 57), then perform the operation described below.
  • Page 117: Setting The Screen Saver

    Setting the screen saver The screen saver is a function for protecting the screen from afterimages caused when a still image remains on the screen for long periods of time (such as when in the pause mode). Press the SETUP button to display the setup screen, then operate as described under “Making settings using the setup screen”...
  • Page 118: Restoring All The Settings To The Factory Default Values

    Advanced Functions Restoring all the settings to the factory default values OLOR BRIGHT MONITOR RETURN PHONES T (OPTICAL) With the power turned off (when the power indicator is lit red or off), slide the power switch to the ON/OFF side (left side) while pressing in the RETURN button.
  • Page 119: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting If the problem persists after checking the points below, contact your store of purchase. Power does not turn on \ Connect the AC adapter properly. (Page 41) Playback is not possible \ Disc is extremely dirty. \ Disc is not properly set on disc table. \ Region number is wrong.
  • Page 120 In this case, unplugging the power cord then plugging it back in will usually resolve the problem. If not, consult your nearest PIONEER service center. Liquid crystal display With liquid crystal displays, a few picture elements may be black or shine a particular...
  • Page 121: Cautions On Use

    Cautions on Use Handling discs Handling When holding When holding with both hands with one hand • Do not use damaged (cracked or warped) discs. • Do not scratch the signal surface or let it get dirty. • Do not attach paper or seals to discs. •...
  • Page 122 Cautions on Use Cleaning the lens The sound may skip and the picture may be disturbed if there is dirt or dust on the lens. If this happens, use a commercially available camera lens blower to clean the lens. When doing so, be careful not to touch the lens or expose it to strong wind.
  • Page 123: Language Code List

    Language Code List Language codes are used when setting the audio and subtitle language preferences. (Page 66) Language Language code Japanese English French German Italian Spanish Dutch Russian Chinese Korean Greek Afar Abkhazian Afrikaans Amharic Arabic Assamese Aymara Azerbaijani Bashkir Byelorussian Bulgarian Bihari...
  • Page 124 Language Code List Language Language code Moldavian Marathi Malay Maltese Burmese Nauru Nepali Norwegian Occitan Oromo Oriya Panjabi Polish Pashto Portuguese Quechua Rhaeto- Romance Kirundi Romanian Kinyarwanda Sanskrit Sindhi Sangho Serbo-Croatian Sinhalese Slovak Slovenian Samoan Shona Somali Albanian Serbian Siswati Sesotho Sundanese Swedish...
  • Page 125: Specifications

    370 g (PDV-10) External dimensions 190 (W) x 142 (D) x 28 (H) mm (PDV-LC10) (not including protruding parts) 190 (W) x 142 (D) x 18 (H) mm (PDV-10) (not including protruding parts) Operating temperature +5°C to +35°C Operating humidity...
  • Page 126: Terms

    Terms Aspect ratio The aspect ratio is the ratio of the width to the height of the TV screen. The aspect ratio of a standard TV is 4:3, while that of high-definition and wide screen TVs is 16:9. The latter lets you enjoy a picture with a wider perspective.
  • Page 127 Multiple Language The Multiple Language feature refers to the actual audio language that you hear while enjoying DVD playback. Up to 8 different language tracks can be recorded on a DVD. The Multiple Language function can be used to select the audio language of your choice.
  • Page 128 Haven 1087, Keetberglaan 1, 9120 Melsele, Belgium TEL: 03/570.05.11 PIONEER ELECTRONICS AUSTRALIA PTY. LTD. 178-184 Boundary Road, Braeside, Victoria 3195, Australia, TEL: 03-9586-6300 PIONEER ELECTRONICS DE MEXICO S.A. DE C.V. San Lorenzo Num 1009 3er piso Desp. 302 Col. Del Valle, Mexico D.F. C.P. 03100 TEL: 5-688-52-90 <99G00WF0D00>...

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