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Sanyo DVD-L70 Instruction Manual

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  • Page 1 INSTRUCTION MANUAL DVD-L70 PORTABLE LCD TV/DVD PLAYER Please Read This Manual. Because DVD is a new technology, we recommend that you read this manual carefully before connecting your PORTABLE LCD TV/DVD PLAYER and operating it for the first time. Keep the manual in a safe place for future reference.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

  • Page 3: Safety Precautions

    SAFETY PRECAUTIONS WARNING RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK) NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. This 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...
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS CAUTION: PLEASE READ AND OBSERVE ALL WARNINGS AND INSTRUCTIONS IN THIS OWNER’S MANUAL AND THOSE MARKED ON THE UNIT. RETAIN THIS BOOKLET FOR FUTURE REFERENCE. This set has been designed and manufactured to assure personal safety. Improper use can result in electric shock or fire hazard.
  • Page 5 15. Power Lines An outside antenna system should not be located in the vicinity of overhead power lines or other electric light or power circuits, or where it can fall into such power lines or circuits. When installing an outside antenna system, extreme care should be taken to keep from touching such power lines or circuits as contact with them might be fatal.
  • Page 6: Precautions

    To Obtain a Clear Picture As a guideline, check every 1,000 hours. The main unit is a high-tech, precision device. If the optical pick-up lens and disc drive parts are dirty or worn, the picture quality will be poor. Regular inspection and maintenance are recommended after every 1,000 hours of use. (This depends on the operating environment.) For details, please contact your nearest dealer.
  • Page 7: Controls

    Front Screen (LCD Panel) Speaker STANDBY indicator Remote sensor (IR) VOLUME +/– buttons FUNCTION button Side Disc tray Screen (LCD panel) CONTROLS Operation buttons PLAY (Skip) CHANNEL button buttons +/– buttons STOP button /ON button PHONES jack VIDEO IN/OUT jack AUDIO IN/OUT jack DIGITAL OUT (Optical) jack DC IN jack...
  • Page 8 Adjusting the Angle of the Base You can change the angle of the base for this unit. The part that adjusts is difficult to move in order to support the unit. Make sure to hold the unit firmly and adjust the angle. Tilts back from 3 to 15 degrees Notes: •...
  • Page 9: Remote Control

    REMOTE CONTROL Controls /ON button MUTE button SLEEP button Direct channel /Number buttons PLAY button PREV button STOP button REV button PAUSE button R.SLOW button button SETUP button ENTER button button TOP MENU button SEARCH MODE button FUNCTION button AUDIO button VOLUME +/–...
  • Page 10 Before Using the Remote Control Before using the remote control for the first time, pull out the film from the bottom of the remote control. Film To Replace the Battery Removing the battery holder Hook your fingernail on as in the diagram below, and pull the battery holder out while pressing in the direction indicated by...
  • Page 11: On Screen Display

    ON SCREEN DISPLAY Selecting items on the menu screen, you can set or switch various functions. DVD Menu You can set in the DVD mode when the disc is stopped or resumed. On Screen Display Language Picture Sound Parental Other /Enter/Setup TV Menu You can set in the TV/External input/...
  • Page 12: Power Supplies

    FULLY INSERTED TO PREVENT BLADE EXPOSURE. If you need to replace the supplied AC adaptor or power coad, the specified one is requested. In this case, please contact a Sanyo Authorized Service Station. Power Supplies Plug the power cord into an AC outlet.
  • Page 13 Tighten • Replace the fuse with one of the same rating. • If the fuse blows again after replacement, contact the store where you purchased the unit, or contact a Sanyo Authorized Service Station. Remove End of the plug -E13-...
  • Page 14: Disc

    Playable Discs This unit can play DVD videos, Audio CDs, CD-R and CD-RW. The symbol indicating the type of disc is on the label or the jacket. DVD/*DVD video discs Disc Mark Contents Audio + Video (moving pictures) 12 cm/Approx. 4 hours (single sided disc) 12 cm/Approx.
  • Page 15: Playback Procedure

    TV mode External Input mode mode... Once you select the DVD mode, “SANYO” is displayed on the screen. • It may take a few moments when switching from an external input mode to the DVD mode. Press [DISC OPEN] to open the disc tray on the unit and pull the tray toward you.
  • Page 16: Stopping Playback

    PLAY STOP PAUSE Notes: • Even if you stop playback, the disc is al- ways spinning, so if you have inserted a disc and the unit is jolted, it may cause dam- age to the disc or cause the unit to break down.
  • Page 17: Special Playback

    SPECIAL PLAYBACK STOP PAUSE SLOW Important Note: “ ” may appear on the TV screen during operation. This icon means that the function is not available on the disc now. Fast Playback You can fast forward or rewind a DVD while viewing it. You can also fast forward or rewind an Audio CD while listen- ing to it.
  • Page 18: Mp3/Wma Cd Operation

    MP3/WMA CD OPERATION Number buttons File menu Elapsed time File number File type Operation Media type Folder Notes on MP3/WMA files: 1. Use MP3/WMA software that records data alphabetically or numerically. 2. Name each file including two-digit or three- digit number (e.g. “01” “02” or “001” “002”). 3.
  • Page 19: Kodak Picture Cd Playback

    KODAK PICTURE CD PLAYBACK With KODAK Picture CD, it’s easy to turn film into pictures you can email from your PC and view on this unit! Just bring your film in for processing, and check the box for KODAK Picture CD. You’ll get back your prints and negatives as usual - plus you’ll get a special CD that contains your pictures along with software that lets...
  • Page 20 PREV NEXT PLAY STOP PAUSE MENU ANGLE ENTER TOP MENU Notes: • FUJICOLOR CD can be used. • Some discs cannot be played back depending on the recording conditions. • MP3 or WMA file on the KODAK Picture CD is not recognized on this unit. KODAK and Picture CD are registered trademarks of Eastman Kodak Company.
  • Page 21: Jpeg Cd Playback

    JPEG CD PLAYBACK Before starting You can also view digital images from JPEG files on disc created by your computer. • The file system is ISO9660 Level 1 and Level 2. • This unit can playback baseline and progressive JPEG files. •...
  • Page 22 Number Buttons PREV PLAY NEXT STOP PAUSE MENU ANGLE , , , ENTER TOP MENU If the disc is mixed with MP3, WMA and JPEG files… 1. Press [4], [a], [5] or [b] to move the highlighted box to the desired file. Example: /0-9/Enter/Play Mode/Menu : Indicates MP3-file...
  • Page 23: Picture Zoom/Locating Desired Scene

    PICTURE ZOOM/LOCATING DESIRED SCENE 1, 2 CANCEL PREV NEXT Note: Some discs may not work with Picture Zoom or Locating Desired Scene operation. Picture Zoom This unit will allow you to zoom in on the frame image. You can then make selections by switching the position of the frame. Press [ZOOM] during playback or still playback.
  • Page 24: Marking Desired Scenes

    MARKING DESIRED SCENES The unit stores the points that you want to watch again up to 3 points. You can resume playback from each scene. 1, 4 1, 4 Notes: • Some discs may not work with the marking operation. •...
  • Page 25: Repeat Playback

    REPEAT PLAYBACK 1, 3 PLAY 1, 2 Notes: • Some discs may not work with the repeat operation. • In A-B repeat mode, subtitles near point A or B may not appear. • During Repeat Playback, you cannot use A-B Repeat Playback. •...
  • Page 26: Random Playback/Program Playback

    RANDOM PLAYBACK/PROGRAM PLAYBACK Random playback and Program playback can be used with Audio and MP3/WMA/JPEG CDs. 1, 4 1, 6 PLAY CANCEL , , , ENTER Notes: • If you wish to switch the mode to “Off” or “Random” from the program screen, press [ ] to select “Program”, then press [ ] or [ ] to select “Off”...
  • Page 27: Title Selection/Dvd Menu/Changing Angles

    TITLE SELECTION/DVD MENU/CHANGING ANGLES 1, 2 Notes: • Depending on the DVD disc, a “title menu” may simply be called a “menu” or “title” in the instructions supplied with the disc. • Depending on the DVD disc, you may not be able to select the title.
  • Page 28: Subtitles/Changing Soundtrack Language

    SUBTITLES/CHANGING SOUNDTRACK LANGUAGE SUBTITLE 1, 2 Notes: • If the desired language is not found out af- ter pressing the [SUBTITLE] or [AUDIO] several times, the language is not recorded on the disc. • Changing soundtrack language or subtitle language is canceled when you open the disc tray.
  • Page 29: Other Soundtrack Settings

    OTHER SOUNDTRACK SETTINGS Note: You may not be able to make settings for Karaoke vocals, depending on your DVD disc. Certain audio features of this product manufactured under license from Desper Products,Inc. Spatializer and the circle - in - square device are trademarks owned by Desper Products,Inc.
  • Page 30: Setting Osd Language

    SETTING OSD LANGUAGE You can choose from three different languages (English, Spanish, and French) for the on-screen displays. 1, 6 3, 5 Press [SETUP] in the stop mode. “Language” is selected. Press [ ] to select “Other”. Language Picture Sound Parental Other /Enter/Setup Press [ ] to select “OSD Language”, then press [ ] or...
  • Page 31: Setting Language

    SETTING LANGUAGE You can select a language if the DVD disc has more than one language for menus, subtitles or the soundtrack recorded onto it. The settings will be retained in the memory until they are changed, even if the power is turned off or the disc is replaced.
  • Page 32: Setting The Aspect Ratio Of Tv Screen

    SETTING THE ASPECT RATIO OF TV SCREEN You can set the screen size (Vertical/ Horizontal Ratios) of this unit’s LCD screen and the size of the TV screen connected to the unit. If you make this setting, the picture of your DVD’s will be displayed at that size. The settings will be retained in the memory until they are changed, even if the power is turned off or the disc is replaced.
  • Page 33: Setting On Screen Display/Status Display Of Disc

    SETTING ON SCREEN DISPLAY/STATUS DISPLAY OF DISC 1, 5 DISPLAY Setting On Screen Display On screen display can be switched on or off when you press the buttons. Press [SETUP] in the stop mode. “Language” is selected. Press [ ] to select “Picture”. Language Picture Sound Parental Other...
  • Page 34: Setting"Jpeg Interval"/ Setting "Select Files

    SETTING “JPEG INTERVAL”/SETTING “SELECT FILES” 1, 5 Setting “JPEG Interval” You can continuously play back all JPEG files automatically. Press [SETUP] in the stop mode. “Language” is selected. Press [ ] to select “Picture”. Press [ ] to select “JPEG Interval”. Language Picture Sound Parental Other...
  • Page 35: Dynamic Range Control

    DYNAMIC RANGE CONTROL This function sets the DRC (Volume) for a DVD disc. The settings will be retained in the memory until they are changed, even if the power is turned off or the disc is replaced. 1, 6 3, 5 Notes: •...
  • Page 36: Parental Control Setting

    PARENTAL CONTROL SETTING Some discs are specified not suitable for children. Such discs can be limited not to play back with the unit. If you set restrictions to who can watch this unit, you can prevent your children from watching violent scenes and adult pictures. However the viewer restrictions set here are only valid with discs with the parental control function.
  • Page 37: Temporary Disabling Of Rating Level By Dvd Disc

    TEMPORARY DISABLING OF RATING LEVEL BY DVD DISC Depending on the DVD disc, the disc may try to temporarily cancel the rating level that you have set. It is up to you to decide whether to cancel the rating level or not. 3, 4, 6 Note: This temporary cancellation of rating level will...
  • Page 38: Setting The Child Lock

    SETTING THE CHILD LOCK Note: Even if “ON” is selected for the CHILD LOCK, if [DISC OPEN] is pressed for 5 seconds or more, the disc tray will open. (Even if you pressed [DISC OPEN] next, the tray would not open unless you press it for 5 seconds or longer.
  • Page 39: Antenna Connections

    ANTENNA CONNECTIONS If you are using an indoor or outdoor antenna, follow the instructions below that correspond to your antenna system. If you are using a cable TV service (CATV), see page E40 for “CATV CONNECTIONS”. Combination VHF/UHF Antenna (Single 75 ohm Cable or 300 ohm Twin-lead Wire) 75 ohm Coaxial Cable Antenna Plug (supplied)
  • Page 40: Catv Connections

    CATV CONNECTIONS This unit has an extended tuning range and can tune most cable channels without using a Cable TV Converter box. Some cable companies offer “premium pay channels” in which the signal is scrambled. Descrambling these signals for normal viewing requires the use of a descrambler device which is generally provided by the cable company.
  • Page 41: Setting The Language

    SETTING THE LANGUAGE You can choose from three different languages (English, French and Spanish) for the on-screen displays. Adjustment menus and messages will appear in the language of your choice. On-screen language selection (step 4) will automatically appear on the screen when you press [MENU] initially.
  • Page 42: To Memorize Channels

    TO MEMORIZE CHANNELS This unit is equipped with a channel memory feature which allows channels to skip up or down to the next channel set into memory, skipping over unwanted channels. Before selecting channels, they must be pro- grammed into the unit’s memory. In addition to normal VHF and UHF channels, this unit can receive up to 113 Cable TV channels.
  • Page 43 Automatic Memory Tuning Preparation: Press [FUNCTION] to select the TV mode. Press [SETUP]. The TV menu screen will appear. FUNCTION BRIGHTNESS CONTRAST + 16 COLOR TINT SHARPNESS BACK LIGHT NORM + C/D/B/A/SETUP Press [ ] or [ ] to select “ TV/CATV CATV ADD/DELETE...
  • Page 44 To Add/Delete Channels Preparation: Press [FUNCTION] to select the TV mode. Select the desired channel to be memorized or deleted using Direct channel selection [0–9], or [CHANNEL] + or –. Press [SETUP]. FUNCTION The TV menu screen will appear. BRIGHTNESS CONTRAST + 16 COLOR...
  • Page 45: Tv Operation

    FUNCTION VOLUME +/– CHANNEL +/– STANDBY indicator FUNCTION Notes: • The display that appears when the unit is operated will disappear after a few seconds to 1 minute in order to preserve the LCD screen. • When you will not use it for some time, such as when you are traveling, unplug the AC adaptor from the outlet.
  • Page 46 FUNCTION VOLUME +/– AUDIO MUTE SLEEP Notes: • If a station being viewed stops broadcasting, the TV will automatically shut itself off after 15 minutes. • When viewing with an external device, such as your TV, the sound will not disappear even if you press [MUTE].
  • Page 47 To Operate the Buttons on the Unit You can operate the buttons ([ /ON], [CHANNEL] +/–, [VOLUME] +/–, [FUNCTION]) on the unit. Status Display of TV DISPLAY Press [DISPLAY]. Reception status of the channel and sound will be displayed on the TV screen. The sound reception status will disappear after about 4 seconds.
  • Page 48: Picture Control Adjustment

    PICTURE CONTROL ADJUSTMENT You can adjust the picture quality to suit the brightness of the room and the programs you watch. FUNCTION Note: The screen display that comes up when operating disappears in several seconds to 1 minute in order to protect the LCD display. Preparation: Press [FUNCTION] to either the TV mode or External Input mode.
  • Page 49: Setting The Aspect Ratio Of Tv Screen

    SETTING THE ASPECT RATIO OF TV SCREEN When you view with a TV or via an External input, you can switches the screen size of the LCD display (vertical/horizontal ratios). The settings will be retained in the memory until they are changed, even if the power is turned off.
  • Page 50: Language Code List

    LANGUAGE CODE LIST Enter the appropriate code number for the initial settings “Menu”, “Subtitle” and “Audio” language on page E31. Language Name Code Language Name Code Language Name Abkhazian 1112 Fiji Afar 1111 Finnish Afrikaans 1116 French Albanian 2927 Frisian Amharic 1123 Galician...
  • Page 51: Connections To Other Equipments

    CONNECTIONS TO OTHER EQUIPMENTS Before Connecting • Please also read the user’s manual for any devices you wish to connect. • When connecting, make sure to turn off the power to this unit and the device you are connecting, and unplug the power plug from the AC outlet.
  • Page 52 Connecting to Audio Devices By connecting to an audio device, you can enjoy a rich, full sound. Main Unit (Side) Connecting to another TV You can enjoy a large screen by connecting to your TV. Note: When using this unit, please do not leave the on-screen display image or a still DVD picture on the TV screen for a long time.
  • Page 53: Trouble Shooting Guide

    TROUBLE SHOOTING GUIDE If you have followed the instructions and are having difficulty operation the unit, locate the SYMPTOM in the left column below. Check the corresponding POSSIBLE CAUSE and CORRECTIVE ACTION columns to locate and remedy the problem. SYMPTOM General No power.
  • Page 54 Should this product require service, refer to the SANYO AUDIO/VIDEO limited warranty. If you do not have a convenient SANYO service station nearby, contact the SANYO dealer where you purchased the unit. Be sure to give the model number and explain the problem. The dealer will advise you how to obtain service.
  • Page 55: Ac Adaptor

    Antenna plug ... 1 Cigarette lighter adaptor ... 1 IMPORTANT INFORMATION Because its products are subject to continuous improvement, SANYO reserves the right to modify product designs and specifications without notice and without incurring any obligation. SPECIFICATIONS AC 120V, 60Hz 36 Watts Approx.
  • Page 56 (b) In no event shall SANYO Canada Inc. or any of its Authorized Dealers be liable for special or consequential damage arising from the use of this product.

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