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RCA DRC105N User Manual

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  • Page 1 DVD Player User’s Guide Changing entertainment. Again. DRC105N...
  • Page 2 Keep your sales receipt to obtain warranty parts and service and for proof of purchase. Attach it here and record the serial and model numbers in case you need them. The numbers are located on the back of the player. Model number: DRC105N Purchase date: Dealer address and phone:...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Audio Jacks and Cables ...6 Front of the DVD Player ...7 Connection: DVD + TV + VCR ...9 Point the Remote at the DVD Player and Put it in DVD Mode ...10 Turn on the TV and DVD Player ...10 Using Different Menus ...10...
  • Page 4: Chapter 1 Connections And Setup

    Chapter 1 Things to consider before you connect Protect components from overheating • Don’t block ventilation holes on any of the components. Arrange the components so that air can circulate freely. • Don’t stack components. • When you place components in a stand, make sure you allow adequate ventilation. •...
  • Page 5: Explanation Of Jacks And Cables

    Explanation of Jacks and Cables There are several ways to connect your DVD Player to your TV depending upon the cables you have and the jacks that are on the back of your TV. Different jacks and cables provide a different level of performance.The jacks on the back of your DVD Player and the cables used to connect...
  • Page 6: Audio Jacks And Cables

    L/Mono) audio jack on the TV and don’t connect the right audio part of the cable. COAXIAL AUDIO OUT Jack Digital Coaxial If you’re connecting this DVD player to an audio video receiver that has a cable COAXIAL DIGITAL INPUT jack, use a Digital Coaxial cable to connect it to the DVD player’s COAXIAL OUT jack.
  • Page 7: Front Of The Dvd Player

    Connections and Setup PLAY Front of the DVD Player (buttons appear left to right below) STANDBY/ON - Turns the player on and off.The indicator lights when the player is in standby mode (off), and is not lit when the player is on.
  • Page 8: Dvd Player

    The back of your TV and VCR might look different than the ones pictured here. Details about the different kinds of cables used to connect your DVD player are on page 5. Don’t connect the DVD player to the VCR, or through the VCR. Doing so could negatively affect the picture quality and/or disable the DVD player.
  • Page 9: Connection: Dvd + Tv + Vcr

    Insert the AC power cord into an AC outlet. If your TV is capable of using progressive scanning and you connected the DVD Player to the TV by connecting the Component Video Jacks (Y, Pb, Pr), make sure you change the Video Selection switch setting to PROGRESSIVE SCAN ONLY position on the back of the player.
  • Page 10: Point The Remote At The Dvd Player And Put It In Dvd Mode

    Point the Remote at the DVD Player and Put it in DVD Mode When you want the remote to operate the DVD Player, point the remote at the DVD Player, not the TV. Make sure the remote is in DVD mode - press the DVD button. Also, you must make sure...
  • Page 11: How To Find Your Tv's Video Input Channel

    Channel that corresponds to the jacks you used to connect the DVD Player to the TV.The Video Input Channel(s) varies for different brands and different models of TVs. If your TV is an RCA, GE, or Proscan brand, the DVD’s remote probably operates it. Just press the TV button, and then press the INPUT button until you see the DVD’s main menu, screen saver, or the disc you’re...
  • Page 12: Chapter 2:The Remote Control

    Chapter 2 Button Descriptions for DVD Mode In addition to operating your DVD Player, the remote that came with it will operate most RCA, GE, and Proscan TVs and VCRs. However, this page only describes the buttons on the remote that you will use with your DVD Player.
  • Page 13: Button Description For Tv And Vcr Function Buttons

    SEARCH In VCR mode, accesses the timer recording menu. TIMER Puts the remote in TV mode so it operates the TV (RCA, GE, and Proscan TVs only). Functions as a TV/VCR button in VCR mode TV•VCR Puts the remote in VCR mode so it operates the VCR (RCA, GE, and Proscan VCRs only).
  • Page 14: Chapter 3: Playing Discs

    Regional Coding Both the DVD Player and the discs are coded by region.These regional codes must match in order for the disc to play.This player’s code is region 1. ALL means all regions. Other regions are: 2: Europe, the Middle East, Rep. of South Africa, Japan - 3: Southeast Asia,Taiwan - 4: Central America, South America, Australia, Mexico, New Zealand - 5: Russian Federation, Africa (except Egypt and Rep.
  • Page 15: Freeze Frame And Frame Advance

    To resume normal playback, press PLAY. Playback options Many of your DVD Player’s playback features are accessed through the Info Display, the banner at the top of the screen that appears during playback (for more information, go to page 16).
  • Page 16: Using The On-Screen Info Display

    Playing Discs Using the On-Screen Info Display The Info Display appears across the top of the screen when you press the INFO button on the remote while you’re playing a disc. Use the an icon is highlighted, follow the on-screen instructions, and use the remote to scroll through the options.
  • Page 17: How To Navigate The Info Display

    Left Down Time Display (all Info Displays) This feature displays the time that has elapsed during playback. For DVD discs, the time displayed refers to the current title and acts as a Time Search feature.You can skip right to any scene. Highlight the Time Display, and use the number buttons on the remote to enter the elapsed time you want to go to.You must use two digits for each field.
  • Page 18: Subtitles Icon (Dvd Info Display)

    When you choose an audio language during disc playback, you only override the audio language setting in the DVD Player’s main menu temporarily. The audio language can also be changed through the DVD player menu. During playback, press MENU to access the disc’s menu.
  • Page 19: Play Mode Icon (Dvd, Cd Info Displays)

    Random Play: Audio CDs and mp3s (tracks play in random order). Program Play: DVDs, Audio CDs and mp3s (create your own playlist by defining the order of the tracks in the DVD Player’s Play Mode menu— page 26.) Introscan: Audio CDs. Plays the first few seconds of each track.
  • Page 20: Playing Discs

    Standard appears in the text bar underneath the Info Display icons. Note: The player defaults to Standard Playback whenever you put a new CD into the DVD player. Program Play (DVD and Audio CD Info Displays) The Program Play Mode (DVD, Audio CD and mp3s) is only available after you set up a program through the DVD Player’s menu.
  • Page 21: Bookmark Icon (Dvd Info Display)

    Bookmark Icon (DVD Info Display) The Bookmark feature lets you mark a point on the disc so that when you turn the player off and back on (without having ejected the disc), you can quickly start playing the disc from a bookmarked point. Creating a Bookmark Highlight the Bookmark icon on the Info Display.
  • Page 22: Camera Angle Icon (Dvd Info Display)

    Playing Discs Camera Angle Icon (DVD Info Display) Some discs contain multiple angles of a particular scene or sequence. If the disc only has one angle, this feature won’t work. Currently, very few discs have this feature. While a disc is playing, press ANGLE on the remote. If the disc wasn’t created with multiple angles, (the invalid symbol) appears.
  • Page 23 Winamp 2.7ful cjjb2000a _ _ _ AL)_ _ TEG _ _ -3.jA- - LET _S_ -3.jA- - C _ _ _ I Example of folder list PLAY 01.THE REASON -3.jA- - LET_S_ 04. WHY ON WHY 02.IMMORTALIT 03.TREAT HER 04.WHY ON WHY 05.LOVE IS IN Example of mp3 files Note: while listening you can use the...
  • Page 24: Playing Jpeg And Mp3 Music Files At The Same Time

    Playing Discs wiseview.jpg Press Play to start. Playing JPEG and mp3 music files at the same time You can display JPEG files while listening to mp3 music files recorded on the same disc. It is not possible to play JPEG and WMA music files at the same time. Insert the disc containing the two types of file in the player.
  • Page 25: Chapter 4: Menu System

    The DVD Player Menu System The DVD player menu system is not the same as the disc menu or the Info Display.The DVD player menu appears when there’s no disc playing. If you are playing a disc, press STOP on the remote control to stop playback (the DVD player menu appears).
  • Page 26: Program Play

    Repeat steps 1 and 2 as often as necessary. AutoPlay You can set up the DVD Player so a disc automatically starts playing whenever the disc tray is closed. Highlight AutoPlay and press OK (On appears next to the AutoPlay menu).To turn AutoPlay off, just press OK again while AutoPlay is highlighted.
  • Page 27: The Parental Control Menu

    You can set up ratings limits and lock your player in order to control the type of content people watch on your DVD Player.The padlock icon indicates whether the player is locked or unlocked. Locked: You need to enter the password in order to play discs that have a higher rating than what you’ve allowed.When the player is locked, nobody can access the Parental...
  • Page 28: Unlocking Your Dvd Player

    Menu System Unlocking your DVD Player If you’re playing a disc, press STOP (the DVD Player’s main menu appears). Press the button until screen appears). Use the number buttons to enter the password you created, and press OK (the Control menu items appear).
  • Page 29: Menu System

    8 Least Restrictive *MPAA ratings may vary from disc to disc. 1 Most Restrictive Password Required Free Access Free Access Unrated Titles Password Required To set Ratings for Rated Titles: Rating Limits menu enables you to block discs that contain movies with a rating assigned to them (R, PG-13, PG, G, etc.) from being played unless you enter the password you created in the Password menu.
  • Page 30: The Display Menu

    Menu System The Display Menu Display menu contains the settings that affect how a disc’s content looks on your TV and the brightness of the display that’s on the front of the DVD Player. Play Play Mode Parental Control TV Image...
  • Page 31: The Sound Menu

    DVD Player and the audio format of the disc you’re playing. Digital Output If you connected your DVD player to a receiver via the COAXIAL AUDIO OUT jack on the back Dolby Digital of the player, choose both If the main menu isn’t on the screen, press the STOP button (the main menu appears).
  • Page 32: The Languages Menu

    Languages Notes: Discs are created differently. The DVD player can’t override some language preferences. If a disc’s software was created to play the movie (title) in a preferred language, the preference you set might be ignored. Also, if the language isn’t available on the movie you’re playing, the disc’s default language will be chosen.You must turn on the Subtitle feature in order for them to appear when you’re playing a disc.
  • Page 33: Chapter 5:Additional Information

    • Try unplugging the AC power cord, wait 2 minutes, and plug it back in. No power • Plug in the DVD Player. Make sure both ends of the AC power cord are securely plugged into the player and into an AC outlet.
  • Page 34: Additional Information

    The picture is distorted • Did you connect your VCR to the DVD Player? Disconnect it, and connect the VCR directly to the TV and the DVD Player directly to the TV. See chapter 1 for correct setup and connection information.
  • Page 35 The menu is displayed in a foreign language • The Language menu (Player Menus) is set to that language. Go to Languages in the main DVD player menu and select the Player Menus option. Highlight the language you prefer, and press Play doesn’t begin...
  • Page 36: Maintenance Of Cabinet

    Additional Information Disc tray won’t open • The tray lock feature might be set.To unlock the disc tray, press the of the DVD player and press the down both buttons for a few seconds. Maintenance of Cabinet For safety reasons, when cleaning the cabinet be sure to disconnect the AC power cord from the AC outlet •...
  • Page 37: Limited Warranty

    Limited Warranty What your warranty covers: • Defect in materials or workmanship. For how long after your purchase: • 90 days from date of purchase - Unit exchange, which includes parts and labor. • 91 days to 1 year from date of purchase - Unit exchange, which includes parts only; you pay the labor.
  • Page 38 Thomson. Product Registration: Please complete the online Product Registration on or complete and mail the Product Registration Card packed with your unit. It will make it easier to contact you should it ever be necessary. The return of the card is not required for warranty coverage.
  • Page 39: Accessory Information

    1-800-338-0376 (Use this number only to place an order for accessory items.) You can buy some accessories on-line at Note: Products shown might not be available from web site. Component Video to VPORT cable (GP650XB), price $29.95...
  • Page 40 Visit our website at Please do not send any products to the Indianapolis address listed below or on the carton.This will only add delays in service for your product. Thomson Inc. 10330 North Meridian Street Indianapolis, IN 46290 ©2003 Thomson Inc.

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