Contents Safety Warnings ........................6 Unpacking ..........................8 Product Overview .........................9 Front View ...............................9 Display ................................10 Rear View ..............................10 Remote Control ........................11 Battery Installation for the Remote Control ..............13 Handling the Batteries ..........................13 Handling the Remote Control ......................13 Remote Control Operation Range.......................
Camera Angle (for DVD discs) ....................... 26 Repeat ................................26 Program (for Audio CD and DVD discs) ..................... 27 Introscan (for Audio CD discs) ......................27 Bookmark (for Audio CD and DVD discs) ..................27 Sleep (for Audio CD and DVD discs) ....................27 JPEG File Playback ......................28 Image Rotation............................
SOME DOS AND DON’TS ON THE SAFE USE OF EQUIPMENT This equipment has been designed and manufactured to meet international safety standards but, like any electrical equipment, care must be taken if you are to obtain the best results and safety is to be assured. read the operating instructions before you attempt to use the equipment.
Used correctly, domestic batteries are a safe and dependable source of portable power. Problems can occur if they are misused or abused – resulting in leakage or, in extreme cases, fire or explosion. Here are some simple guidelines to safe battery use designed to eliminate any such problems.
Safety Warnings Ventilation • Read all the instructions carefully before using the unit and keep them for future • To prevent the risk of electric shock or reference. fire hazard due to overheating, ensure • Retain the manual. If you pass the unit that curtains and other materials do not obstruct the ventilation vents.
Service • Class 1 Laser Product • To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not This unit utilises a remove screws. The unit does not contain CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT laser. Use of controls, any user-serviceable parts. Please leave all adjustments or maintenance work to qualified personnel.
Thank you for purchasing your new HITACHI 5.1 Home Theatre System. We recommend that you spend some time reading this instruction manual in order that you fully understand all the operational features it offers. You will also find some hints and tips to help you resolve any issues.
Product Overview Front View 9 10 Disc Tray AUDIO IN To load a disc into the disc drive. Connects audio cables to portable audio players. Remote Sensor Receives signals from the remote OPEN/CLOSE Button control. To open or close the DVD disc tray. Display 10.
Display PLAY/PAUSE indicator P-SCAN indicator Displays the total playing time of the ST. indicator illuminate when the FM disc, elapsed time, remaining time, station broadcasts stereo sound is a number of title, chapter or track, found. messages, etc. Speaker output signal (stereo) indicator Dolby digital indicator Rear View CONNECTING SPEAKERS OTHER THAN...
Remote Control STANDBY/ON Button To turn the unit on / off. 0-9 Buttons Enter parental control password or locate a title/chapter/track. DVD Button Selects the DVD mode. TUNER Button To select source the TUNER mode and selects between FM/MW (AM). AUDIO/AUX Button Select and toggle between the front AUDIO IN mode and the rear...
17. PLAY Button Start playback. 18. REV Button Fast reverse playback. 19. FWD Button Fast forward playback. 20. SLOW Button Select SLOW motion function. 21. STOP Button Stop playing a disc. 22. PAUSE Button Pause playback. 23. AUDIO Button • Select one of the audio sound tracks on a DVD (if more than one is available).
Battery Installation for the Remote Control Slide the back cover up to open the battery compartment of the remote control. Insert two AAA size batteries (supplied). Install the batteries correctly by following the polarity (+ and -) indications in the battery compartment. Close the battery compartment cover.
Remote Control Operation Range Point the remote control at the DVD player no more than 5 metres from the remote control sensor and within 60° of the front of the DVD player. The operating distance may vary depending on the brightness of the room. 30°...
Connections Speakers Placement FRONT REAR LEFT LEFT CENTRE FRONT RIGHT SUBWOOFER REAR RIGHT Front Speakers Front speakers carry primarily music and sound effects. • Place the left and right speakers to form a 45° angle with your favourite viewing position to duplicate the soundtrack mixer’s perspective.
Connecting the Speakers Front Speakers Right Left Centre Speakers Subwoofer Right Left Rear Speakers Speaker wires are colour-coded to match the terminals. Connect the speaker wire from the back of each speaker to the corresponding colour terminal at the back of the unit. Press down the tab to open the terminal and insert the wire.
Connecting to the TV (Video Connections) If your television is a high definition television, use the unit’s HDMI output to get the highest possible video resolution. If unable to use an HDMI connection, use the unit’s component video output and set the Progressive Scan option in the Video menu to ON to get the next highest possible video resolution.
Audio Connections Only Connecting to an MP3 Player using AUDIO IN Socket Use a 3.5mm audio cable (not supplied) to connect between the DVD player’s AUDIO IN socket in the front panel and 3.5mm Audio Cable the earphones output on MP3 (not included) players.
Connecting the Aerials white MW (AM) Loop Aerial VIDEO CONNECTING SPEAKERS OTHER THAN THE SPEAKERS SUPPLIED WITH THE UNIT, VIDEO MAY DAMAGE THE UNIT. SPEAKERS (included) SCART OPTICAL HDMI FM Aerial (included) Connecting the FM Aerial Connect the included FM aerial to the FM ANT. socket on the rear of the DVD player. Slowly move the aerial to find a location where reception is good, then fasten it to a wall or other rigid surface.
Compatible Disc Types Disc Types Disc Logo Recorded Content DVD-VIDEO (Digital Versatile Disc) AUDIO + VIDEO CD-R (CD Recordable - Audio/Video format or AUDIO + VIDEO + JPEG JPEG files) CD-RW (CD-Rewritable - Audio/Video format AUDIO + VIDEO + JPEG or JPEG files) AUDIO-CD (Compact Disc Digital Audio) AUDIO...
Turning the Home Theatre System On Start Up Press the ON/STANDBY button on the DVD player or the STANDBY/ON button on the remote control to turn the system on. Press the SOURCE button repeatedly on the unit or the DVD button on the remote control to select DVD mode.
Playback Press the OPEN/CLOSE button to open the disc tray, place a disc into the disc tray with the label facing up. • For a double-sided disc, load the side which you want to play facing down. • There are two different disc sizes. Place the disc in the correct guide on the disc tray. If the disc is out of the guide, it may damage the disc and cause the DVD player to malfunction.
Previous and Next During playing, press the CH–/ button on the remote control to go back to the start of the previous chapter. Each press of this button will skip a chapter until the start of the disc. Each press of the CH+/ button on the remote control during playing will skip the current chapter and play the next one.
Advanced Playback DVD Info Menu During playback, press the INFO button on the remote control to display the info menu. It shows title, chapter, and time display information. Title Chapter Time display Press the INFO button again for audio language, subtitles, and camera angle. Audio language Subtitles Camera angle...
Time Press the INFO button on the remote control and then press the OK button. Press the buttons on the remote control to select the icon. Access a Location Directly Press the 0-9 buttons to enter a time (hh:mm:ss) and then press the OK button to confirm. Time Display Press the buttons repeatedly to display: Chapter Time Elapsed, Chapter Time Remain,...
Camera Angle (for DVD discs) Press the ANGLE button on the remote control repeatedly to switch between different camera angles that are available in the disc. Press the INFO button on the remote control twice and then press the buttons to select icon.
JPEG File Playback When a JPEG disc is inserted into the DVD player, a navigation menu will be displayed automatically. The folders on the disc will be listed in numerical order on the left side of the screen. buttons to select the desired folder and then press the OK button. The Press the list of pictures in the folder are listed in numerical order on the right side of the screen.
Listening to Radio Broadcasts The unit has a built-in tuner that allows for FM radio function. The MW (AM) loop antenna allows for MW (AM) radio function. Stations can be tuned in manually, automatically, or from preset memory storage. Before listening to the radio, please check that the FM antenna is correctly connected and adjusted for length and direction or that the unit is connected to an external FM antenna.
Manual Preset Press the TUNER+ / – buttons on the remote control to start tuning repeatedly to change the frequency until you find the station you want. Press the MEMORY button on the remote control and then use the 0-9 buttons to input your desired preset number.
Customising the General Setup Press the SETUP button on the remote control to display the Setup menu. General Setup Press the buttons on the remote Video control to select General Setup to display HDMI Setup the General Setup menu. TV Type Password Press the buttons on the remote...
Password You can control access to the unit and the type of discs your family can watch with the lock function. Locking the unit prevents playback of DVDs that may not be suitable for all audiences by using the rating level encoded on the disc (not all discs are rated). If the rating level of the disc is higher than the preset level, playback is prohibited unless a password is entered.
Rating Allows the user to set a maximum rating level for a movie that can be displayed (e.g. PG rating). Movies rated higher than the level set will not be played. The parental lock can only be changed after inputting the correct password. The parental lock levels are equivalent to the following ratings: 1.
Customising the Language Setup Press the SETUP button on the remote control to display the Setup menu. Language Setup Press the buttons on the remote control to select Language Setup to Player Menu display the Language Setup menu. Audio Subtitles Press the buttons on the remote Disc Menu...
Customising the Audio Setup Press the SETUP button on the remote control to display the Setup menu. Audio Setup Press the buttons on the remote control to select Audio Setup to display Night Mode the Audio Setup menu. Center Delay Rear Delay Press the buttons on the remote...
Customising the Video Setup Press the SETUP button on the remote control to display the Setup menu. Video Setup Press the buttons on the remote control to select Video Setup to display Brightness the Video Setup menu. Contrast Saturation Press the buttons on the remote Slide Time control to select Brightness / Contrast /...
Maintenance Handling Discs • Do not touch the playback side of the disc. • Do not attach paper or tape to the disc. Playback side Cleaning Discs • Fingerprints and dust on the disc cause picture and sound deterioration. Wipe the disc from the centre outwards with a soft cloth.
Hints and Tips If a problem does occur, it may often be due to something very minor. The following table contains various tips. Menu Description No power. • Ensure the mains cable is connected. • Make sure that the unit is turned on. • Press the STANDBY/ON button on the remote control or the ON/STANDBY button on the front of the unit.
Specifications Model HTD-K200E Power Supply AC 230V ~ 50Hz Weight Main Unit 2.05 kg Front Speaker 0.26 kg x 2 Surround Speaker 0.3 kg x 2 Centre Speaker 0.37 kg Subwoofer 2.58 kg Dimensions Unit Size 430 (W) x 261 (D) x 66 (H) mm...
Notes for battery disposal The batteries used with this product contain chemicals that are harmful to the environment. To preserve our environment, dispose of used batteries according to your local laws or regulations. Do not dispose of batteries with normal household waste. For more information, please contact the local authority or your retailer where you purchased the product.