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Philips DVD724 Owner's Manual

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2002.4.30, 12:05 PM
DVD 724K/781 English


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  • Page 4: General Information

    DVD VIDEO player and enter protection recently available on certain discs, below the Serial No.Retain this information for Philips is unable to guarantee that this DVD future reference. player is fully compatible with such new discs.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Setup menu Introduction Basic operation ..........17 Environmental Information ........6 General setup menu ........17 Supplied accessories ..........6 Disc lock ..............17 Safety Information ...........6 Program ..............17 Symbols Used in this booklet .......6 OSD language ............18 Functional over view Screen saver ............18 Front panel ..............7 Speaker setup page .........18 Rear panel ..............7...
  • Page 6: Environmental Information

    Introduction room, moisture may condense on the lens of the Thank you for purchasing this Philips DVD player. disc unit inside the DVD player. Should this occur, This Owner’ s Manual explains the basic operation the DVD player would not operate normally.
  • Page 7: Functional Overview

    Functional Overview B; PLAY/PAUSE Front and Rear Panels – star ts/interr upts playback 9 STOP POWER ON/OFF – stops playback – switches the player On or Off T NEXT Progressive Scan – goes to next chapter or track – Switchs to progressive scan or interlaced scan S PREV –...
  • Page 8: Remote Control

    Functional Overview Remote Control POWER B RETURN / TITLE – go back to previous menu / – switches DVD ON or to show title menu standby-on mode DISC MENU 0-9 numerical key pad – access menu of a DVD disc –...
  • Page 9: Preparation

    Preparation Make one of the following connections, Basic Connections depending on the capabilities of your existing Please refer to the instruction books of your TV, equipment. VCR, Stereo System or other devices as The following guidelines are options for the best necessary to make the best connections.
  • Page 10: Connecting To Optional Equipment

    Preparation Sound Connecting to a Audio System Digital audio connections provide the clearest sound. Connect one of the DVD player’s You can also listen to the sound of audio CDs DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (COAXIAL or and DVD video discs by connecting to an OPTICAL) to your amplifier or receiver.
  • Page 11: Inserting Batteries Into The Remote Control

    Preparation Notes: Inserting batteries into the – AUTO can only be selected when using a TV Remote Control that has both the NTSC and PAL systems. – Slight picture distortions may occur due to this Open the battery cover. conversion. This is normal. Thus, the AUTO format is Insert batteries with the correct polarity as most suitable for the best picture quality.
  • Page 12: Operation

    Operation Basic Playback Slow Motion Press POWER ON/OFF on the front panel. Press OPEN/CLOSE on the front panel to open To get slow motion effect during playback, press disc loading tray. 3 or 4. Place the chosen disc in the tray, with the label Press 3 or 4 again, you can get different playback facing up.
  • Page 13: Repeat

    Operation Audio channel selection 5 Disc Resume SVCD has two stereo audio channels which are This player can resume the playback of last 5 used for playing karaoke or the audio language discs, which should be unload at stop mode. selection.
  • Page 14: Zoom

    Operation Zoom DVD Camera Angle Some discs contain scenes which have been shot The Zoom function allows you to enlarge the simultaneously from various angles. video image. This DVD player allows you to select the desired Press the ZOOM key to activate the function. Use the 341 2 key to view the rest part of camera angle.
  • Page 15: Special Vcd & Svcd Features

    Operation Special VCD & SVCD Features Preview function Playback Control (PBC) At STOP mode, press the PREVIEW key to enter PBC function can make you enter the index previewing menu. menu which is used to select a track after loading the SVCD or VCD disc.
  • Page 16: Picture Cd & Mp3 Cd Playback

    Picture CD & MP3 CD Playback Special functions during playback: Function introduction This player can playback JPEG format pictures and Auto playback MP3 files as well as being specially compatible After you open one picture, the player can with Kodak Photo CD. playback each file in sequence automatically.
  • Page 17: Setup Menu

    Setup Menu Basic operations Program (not available for DVD discs) To choose the PROGRAM item, press the 34 Press SYSTEM MENU in the keys. STOP mode to enter the Setup Press the 2 key to move the Menu. cursor to the field of the Press the OK key to open the submenu to choose the item next level submenu or confirm your selection.
  • Page 18: Osd Language

    Setup Menu OSD language DOWNMIX mode Press the 34 keys to highlight the DOWNMIX There are three options available for information display on TV screen. item. Press the 34 keys to highlight OSD LANG in Enter its submenu by pressing the 2 key.
  • Page 19: Spdif Setup

    Press SYSTEM MENU to enter its menu. Highlight the SETUP VIDEO OUTPUT item by pressing the 34 keys. NOTE: SPDIF is the abbreviation of Sony Philips Digital Press OK. Interface which is a protocol of digital data transfering. Video output...
  • Page 20: Tv Display

    Setup Menu TV display TV type Before viewing the DVD or VCD, ensure that the Select the aspect ratio of the TV to be PAL or NTSC setting of the system matches your connected. TV set. 16:9 when you connect a wide-screen TV to Press the 34 keys to highlight the DVD player.
  • Page 21: Progressive Scan

    Setup Menu Preferences setup Progressive Scan This menu indicates the video There are items included in PREFERENCES menu output status whether it is as AUDIO, SUBTITLE, progressive scan or not. DISC MENU, PARENTAL, PASSWORD, Press the 34 keys to highlight DEFAULT and SMART NAV.
  • Page 22: Disc Menu Language

    Setup Menu Parental Control DVD Disc menu language DVD discs are available for multiple disc menu Movies on DVDs may contain scenes not suitable languages. This item is used to choose default disc for children. Therefore, discs may contain ‘Parental menu language.
  • Page 23: Default Setup

    Setup Menu Default setup If some problems occur during setting DVD, the item DEFAULT is used to reset all items to factory default and all your personal setting will be erased. Press the 34 keys to highlight the DEFAULT item. Enter its menu by pressing the 2 key.
  • Page 24: Specifications

    Specifications PLAYBACK SYSTEM AUDIO PERFORMANCE DVD Video DA Conver ter 24bit Video CD & SVCD Signal-Noise (1KHz) 90dB Dynamic range(1KHz) >80dB PICTURE CD fs 96 kHz 4Hz- 44kHz MP3-CD fs 48 kHz 4Hz- 22kHz CD-R, CD-RW SVCD fs 48 kHz 4Hz- 22 KHz fs 44.1kHz 4Hz- 20kHz...
  • Page 25: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting WARNING Under no circumstances should you try to repair the system yourself, as this will invalidate the warranty. Do not open the system as there is a risk of electric shock. If a fault occurs, first check the points listed below before taking the system for repair. If you are unable to remedy a problem by following these hints, consult your dealer or service center.

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