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Operating Instructions
© 2003 Sony Corporation


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  • Page 1 3-080-598-12(1) CD/DVD Player Operating Instructions DVP-NS330 DVP-NS333 DVP-NS430 DVP-NS433 © 2003 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2: Warning

    • Do not place heavy objects on the unit. Welcome! Thank you for purchasing this Sony CD/DVD Player. Before operating this player, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for future reference.
  • Page 3: Precautions

    TV for an extended period of time you risk permanent damage to your television screen. Plasma Display Panel televisions and projection televisions are susceptible to this. If you have any questions or problems concerning your player, please consult your nearest Sony dealer.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents WARNING ........... . 2 Welcome! .
  • Page 5 Enjoying Movies ........51 Changing the Angles ......... . . 51 Displaying the Subtitles .
  • Page 6: About This Manual

    About this Manual Check your model name The instructions in this manual are for 4 models: DVP-NS330, DVP-NS333, DVP-NS430, and DVP-NS433. Check your model name by looking at the front panel of the player. • Instructions in this manual describe the controls on the remote.
  • Page 7: Notes About The Discs

    – MP3 format that conforms to ISO9660* Level 1/Level 2, or its extended format, Joliet • Data part of CD-Extras • DVD-ROMs • DVD Audio discs • HD layer on Super Audio CDs * A logical format of files and folders on CD- ROMs, defined by ISO (International Standard Organization).
  • Page 8: Index To Parts And Controls

    Index to Parts and Controls For more information, refer to the pages indicated in parentheses. Front panel DVP-NS330/NS333 A [/1 (on/standby) button (26) B Disc tray (26) C Front panel display (9) (remote sensor) (15) E A (open/close) button (26) DVP-NS430/NS433 A [/1 (on/standby) button (26) B Disc tray (26)
  • Page 9: Front Panel Display

    Front panel display When playing back a DVD VIDEO/DVD-RW Disc type Playing status Lights up during Current audio signal (47) Repeat Play (36) When playing back a VIDEO CD with Playback Control (PBC) (31) Disc type Playing status Lights up during A-B Repeat Play (37) When playing back a CD, DATA CD (MP3 audio), or VIDEO CD (without PBC) Lights up during Playing status...
  • Page 10: Rear Panel

  • Page 11 Remote A TV [/1 (on/standby) button (59) (open/close) button (26) C Number buttons (29) The number 5 button has a tactile dot.* D CLEAR button (34) (subtitle) button (51) (audio) button (47) G ./> (previous/next) buttons (27) (scan/slow) buttons (39) I X (pause) button (27) J H (play) button (26) The H button has a tactile dot.*...
  • Page 12: Guide To The Control Menu Display (magic Pad)

    Guide to the Control Menu Display (Magic Pad) Use the Control Menu to select a function and to view related information. Press DISPLAY repeatedly to turn on or change the Control Menu display as follows: Control Menu display 1 Control Menu display 2 (DVD/VIDEO CD only) ADVANCED display (DVD only.
  • Page 13 List of control menu items Item Item Name, Function, Relevant Disc Type TITLE (page 40)/SCENE (page 40)/TRACK (page 40) Selects the title, scene, or track to be played. CHAPTER (page 40)/INDEX (page 40) Selects the chapter or index to be played. ALBUM (page 32) Selects the album to be played.
  • Page 14 PROGRAM (page 34) Selects the title, chapter, or track to play in the order you want. SHUFFLE (page 35) Plays the title, chapter, or track in random order. REPEAT (page 36) Plays the entire disc (all titles/all tracks/all albums) repeatedly or one title/chapter/ track/album repeatedly.
  • Page 15: Hookups

    Hookups Hooking Up the Player Follow Steps 1 to 6 to hook up and adjust the settings of the player. Notes • Plug cords securely to prevent unwanted noise. • Refer to the instructions supplied with the components to be connected. •...
  • Page 16: Step 3: Connecting The Video Cords

    Step 3: Connecting the Video Cords Connect this player to your TV monitor, projector, or AV amplifier (receiver) using a video cord. Select one of the patterns A through B, according to the input jack on your TV monitor, projector, or AV amplifier (receiver). INPUT (yellow) VIDEO...
  • Page 17 When connecting to a standard 4:3 screen TV Depending on the disc, the image may not fit your TV screen. If you want to change the aspect ratio, please refer to page 62. Notes • Do not connect the player to a VCR. If you pass the player signals via the VCR, you may not receive a clear image on the TV screen.
  • Page 18: Step 4: Connecting The Audio Cords

    Step 4: Connecting the Audio Cords Refer to the chart below to select the connection that best suits your system. Be sure to also read the instructions for the components you wish to connect. Select a connection Select one of the following connections, Components to be connected •...
  • Page 19 Connecting to your TV This connection will use your TV speakers for sound. If you use the SCART (EURO AV) cord in B of “Step 3: Connecting the Video Cords” (page 16), you do not have to connect audio cords to your TV.
  • Page 20 Connecting to a stereo amplifier (receiver) and 2 speakers/Connecting to an MD deck or DAT deck If the stereo amplifier (receiver) has audio input jacks L and R only, use (receiver) has a digital input jack, or when connecting to an MD deck or DAT deck, use In this case, you can also connect the player directly to the MD deck or DAT deck without using your stereo amplifier (receiver).
  • Page 21 Connecting to an AV amplifier (receiver) having a Dolby Surround (Pro Logic) decoder and 3 to 6 speakers You can enjoy the Dolby Surround effects only when playing Dolby Surround audio or multi- channel audio (Dolby Digital) discs. If your amplifier (receiver) has L and R audio input jacks only, use (receiver) has a digital input jack, use CD/DVD player DIGITAL OUT...
  • Page 22 Connecting to an AV amplifier (receiver) with a digital input jack having a Dolby Digital, MPEG audio or DTS decoder and 6 speakers This connection will allow you to use the Dolby Digital, MPEG audio, or DTS decoder function of your AV amplifier (receiver). CD/DVD player DIGITAL OUT PCM/DTS/MPEG/...
  • Page 23: Step 5: Connecting The Mains Lead

    Step 5: Connecting the Mains Lead Plug the player and TV mains lead (power cord) into a mains. Step 6: Quick Setup Follow the steps below to make the minimum number of basic adjustments for using the player. To skip an adjustment, press >. To return to the previous adjustment, press .. Turn on the TV.
  • Page 24 Press ENTER. The Setup Display for selecting the type of video signal output from the LINE (RGB)-TV jack appears. SCREEN SETUP TV TYPE: SCREEN SAVER: BACKGROUND: LINE: Press X/x to select the type of signal you want to output from the LINE (RGB)-TV jack.
  • Page 25 • ON (only if the amplifier (receiver) has a DTS decoder) (page 65) Press ENTER. Quick Setup is finished. All connections and setup operations are complete. If your AV amplifier (receiver) has an MPEG audio decoder, set “MPEG” to “MPEG” (page 65). Enjoying the surround sound effects To enjoy the surround sound effects of this...
  • Page 26: Playing Discs

    Playing Discs Playing Discs Depending on the DVD or VIDEO CD, some operations may be different or restricted. Refer to the operating instructions supplied with your disc. Turn on your TV. Press [/1. The player turns on. Switch the input selector on your TV so that the signal from the player appears on the TV screen.
  • Page 27: Additional Operations

    and may affect your ears or cause your speakers to be damaged. Notes on playing DTS sound tracks on a DVD VIDEO • DTS audio signals are output only through the DIGITAL OUT (COAXIAL or OPTICAL) jack. • When you play a DVD VIDEO with DTS sound tracks, set “DTS”...
  • Page 28: Resuming Playback From The Point Where You Stopped The Disc

    To unlock the disc tray When the player is in standby mode, press O RETURN, ENTER, and then [/1 again. Note Even if you select “RESET” under “SETUP” in the Control Menu (page 61), the disc tray remains locked. Resuming Playback from the Point Where You Stopped the Disc Play/Multi-disc Resume)
  • Page 29: Using The Dvd's Menu

    • Resume Play does not work during Shuffle Play and Programme Play. Storing the point where you stopped the disc (Multi-disc Resume) (DVP-NS333/NS430/ NS433 only) The player stores the point where you stopped the disc for up to 6 discs and resumes playback the next time you insert the same disc.
  • Page 30: Selecting "original" Or "play List" On A Dvd-rw Disc

    Selecting “ORIGINAL” or “PLAY LIST” on a DVD- RW Disc Some DVD-RW discs in VR (Video Recording) mode have two types of titles for playback: originally recorded titles (ORIGINAL) and titles that can be created on recordable DVD players for editing (PLAY LIST).
  • Page 31: Playing Video Cds With Pbc Functions (pbc Playback)

    Playing VIDEO CDs With PBC Functions (PBC Playback) PBC (Playback Control) allows you to play VIDEO CDs interactively by following the menu on the TV screen. Number buttons Start playing a VIDEO CD with PBC functions. The menu for your selection appears. Select the item number you want by pressing X/x or the number buttons.
  • Page 32: Playing An Mp3 Audio Track

    Playing an MP3 Audio Track You can play back DATA CDs (CD-ROMs/ CD-Rs/CD-RWs) recorded in MP3 (MPEG 1 Audio Layer 3) format. Press Z and place a DATA CD on the disc tray. Press H. The disc tray closes, and the player starts to play the first MP3 audio track in the first album on the disc.
  • Page 33 See the instructions of the CD-R/CD-RW device or recording software (not supplied) for details on the recording format. To play a Multi Session CD This player can play Multi Session CDs when an MP3 audio track is located in the first session.
  • Page 34: Various Play Mode Functions (programme Play, Shuffle Play, Repeat Play, A-b Repeat Play)

    Various Play Mode Functions (Programme Play, Shuffle Play, Repeat Play, A-B Repeat Play) You can set the following play modes: • Programme Play (page 34) • Shuffle Play (page 35) • Repeat Play (page 36) • A-B Repeat Play (page 37) Note The play mode is cancelled when: –...
  • Page 35: Playing In Random Order (shuffle)

    Next, press X/x or the number buttons to select “03” under “C,” then press ENTER. PROGRAM ALL CLEAR 1. TITLE 0 2 – 0 3 – – 2. TITLE – – 3. TITLE – – 4. TITLE – – 5. TITLE – – 6.
  • Page 36: Playing Repeatedly (repeat Play)

    Press DISPLAY twice during playback (when playing a CD, press once). The Control Menu appears. Press X/x to select (SHUFFLE), then press ENTER. The options for “SHUFFLE” appear. 1 2 ( 2 7 ) 1 8 ( 3 4 ) 1 : 3 2 : 5 5 TITLE CHAPTER...
  • Page 37: Repeat Play

    When playing a VIDEO CD or CD • DISC: repeats all of the tracks. • TRACK: repeats the current track. When playing a DATA CD (MP3 audio) • DISC: repeats all of the albums. • ALBUM: repeats the current album. •...
  • Page 38 To return to normal play Press CLEAR, or select “OFF” in step 3. To turn off the Control Menu Press DISPLAY repeatedly until the Control Menu is turned off. Notes • When you set A-B Repeat Play, the settings for Shuffle Play, Repeat Play, and Programme Play are cancelled.
  • Page 39: Searching For A Scene

    Searching for a Scene Searching for a Particular Point on a Disc (Scan, Slow-motion Play, Search, Freeze Frame) You can quickly locate a particular point on a disc by monitoring the picture or playing back slowly. Playback Dial (DVP-NS330/NS333 only) ./>...
  • Page 40: Searching For A Title/chapter/track/scene, Etc

    Using the Playback Dial on the player (DVP-NS330/NS333 only) You can search for a particular point on a disc in various ways using the Playback Dial. To go to the next chapter/track/scene During playback, briefly turn the Playback Dial clockwise to skip to the next chapter/ track/scene, or counterclockwise to skip to the previous ones.
  • Page 41 When playing a VIDEO CD with PBC Playback SCENE INDEX When playing a CD TRACK INDEX When playing a DATA CD (MP3 audio) ALBUM TRACK Example: when you select CHAPTER “** (**)” is selected (** refers to a number). The number in parentheses indicates the total number of titles, chapters, tracks, indexes or scenes.
  • Page 42: Searching By Scene (picture Navigation)

    Searching by Scene (PICTURE NAVIGATION) You can divide the screen into 9 subscreens and find the desired scene quickly. Press PICTURE NAVI during playback. The following display appears. CHAPTER VIEWER Press PICTURE NAVI repeatedly to select the item. Refer to the explanations given for each item in the following sections.
  • Page 43: Viewing Information About The Disc

    Viewing Information About the Disc Checking the Playing Time and Remaining Time You can check the playing time and remaining time of the current title, chapter, or track. Also, you can check the DVD/CD text or track name (MP3 audio) recorded on the disc.
  • Page 44 Checking the information on the front panel display You can view the time information and text displayed on the TV screen also on the front panel display. The information on the front panel display changes as follows when you change the time information on your TV screen.
  • Page 45: Checking The Play Information

    Checking the Play Information You can check information such as the bit rate or the disc layer that is being played. DISPLAY Checking the play information of a DVD (ADVANCED) Press DISPLAY during playback. The Control Menu is displayed. Press X/x to select (ADVANCED), then press ENTER.
  • Page 46 Checking the play information of a DATA CD By pressing TIME/TEXT while playing MP3 audio tracks on a DATA CD, you can display the audio bit rate (the amount of data per second of the current audio). Bit rate 17:30 JAZZ RIVER SIDE Album name...
  • Page 47: Sound Adjustments

    Sound Adjustments Changing the Sound When playing a DVD VIDEO recorded in multiple audio formats (PCM, Dolby Digital, MPEG audio, or DTS), you can change the audio format. If the DVD VIDEO is recorded with multilingual tracks, you can also change the language.
  • Page 48: Displaying The Audio Information

    Displaying the audio information of the disc Press DISPLAY during playback to display the Control Menu. Select “AUDIO” using X/x. The channels being played are displayed on the screen. For example, in Dolby Digital format, multiple signals ranging from monaural to 5.1 channel signals can be recorded on a DVD VIDEO.
  • Page 49: Tv Virtual Surround Settings (tvs)

    (L: left, R: right) without using actual rear speakers. TVS was developed by Sony to produce surround sound for home use using just a stereo TV.
  • Page 50 L: Front speaker (left) R: Front speaker (right) : Virtual speaker z Hints • You can select “TVS” by pressing the SURROUND button on the player. • You can also select “TVS” from the Control Menu (page 12). Notes • When the playing signal does not contain a signal for the rear speakers, the surround effects will be difficult to hear.
  • Page 51: Enjoying Movies

    Enjoying Movies Changing the Angles If various angles (multi-angles) for a scene are recorded on the DVD VIDEO, “ appears in the front panel display. This means that you can change the viewing angle. Press (angle) during playback. The number of the angle appears on the display.
  • Page 52: Adjusting The Picture Quality (bnr)

    Adjusting the Picture Quality (BNR) The Block Noise Reduction (BNR) function adjusts the picture quality by reducing the “block noise” or mosaic like patterns that appear on your TV screen. ENTER DISPLAY Press DISPLAY twice during playback. The Control Menu appears. Press X/x to select then press ENTER.
  • Page 53: Adjusting The Playback Picture (custom Picture Mode)

    Adjusting the Playback Picture (CUSTOM PICTURE MODE) You can adjust the video signal of the DVD or VIDEO CD from the player to obtain the picture quality you want. Choose the setting that best suits the programme you are watching. PICTURE MODE Press PICTURE MODE during...
  • Page 54: Enhancing The Playback Picture (digital Video Enhancer)

    Enhancing the Playback Picture (DIGITAL VIDEO ENHANCER) The Digital Video Enhancer (DVE) function makes the picture appear clear and crisp by enhancing the outlines of images on your TV screen. Also, this function can soften the images on the screen. ENTER DISPLAY Press DISPLAY twice during...
  • Page 55: Using Various Additional Functions

    Using Various Additional Functions Locking Discs (CUSTOM PARENTAL CONTROL, PARENTAL CONTROL) You can set two kinds of playback restrictions for the desired disc. • Custom Parental Control You can set playback restrictions so that the player will not play inappropriate discs. •...
  • Page 56 To turn off the Custom Parental Control function Follow steps 1 through 3 of “Custom Parental Control.” Press X/x to select “OFF t,” then press ENTER. Enter your 4-digit password using the number buttons, then press ENTER. To play a disc for which Custom Parental Control is set Insert the disc for which Custom Parental Control is set.
  • Page 57 When you have already registered a password The display for entering the password appears. PARENTAL CONTROL Enter password, then press ENTER Enter or re-enter your 4-digit password using the number buttons, then press ENTER. The display for setting the playback limitation level appears.
  • Page 58: Changing The Password

    Area Code Standard Argentina Australia Austria Belgium Brazil Canada Chile China Denmark Finland France Germany India Indonesia Italy Japan Korea Malaysia Mexico Netherlands New Zealand Norway Pakistan Philippines Portugal Russia Singapore Spain Sweden Switzerland Thailand United Kingdom Changing the password Press DISPLAY while the player is in Code number stop mode.
  • Page 59: Controlling Your Tv With The Supplied Remote

    Controlling Your TV with the Supplied Remote You can control the sound level, input source, and power switch of your Sony TV with the supplied remote. Number buttons You can control your TV using the buttons below. By pressing You can...
  • Page 60: Settings And Adjustments

    Settings and Adjustments Using the Setup Display By using the Setup Display, you can make various adjustments to items such as picture and sound. You can also set a language for the subtitles and the Setup Display, among other things. For details on each Setup Display item, see pages from page 61 to page 65.
  • Page 61: Setting The Display Or Sound Track Language (language Setup)

    Select a setting using X/x, then press ENTER. The setting is selected and setup is complete. Example: “4:3 PAN SCAN” Selected setting SCREEN SETUP TV TYPE: 4:3 PAN SCAN SCREEN SAVER: BACKGROUND: JACKET PICTURE LINE: To turn off the display Press DISPLAY repeatedly until the display is turned off.
  • Page 62: Settings For The Display (screen Setup)

    Settings for the Display (SCREEN SETUP) Choose settings according to the TV to be connected. Select “SCREEN SETUP” in the Setup Display. To use the display, see “Using the Setup Display” (page 60). The default settings are underlined. SCREEN SETUP TV TYPE: SCREEN SAVER: BACKGROUND:...
  • Page 63: Custom Settings (custom Setup)

    PCM, DTS, Dolby Digital, and MPEG audio sound tracks in this order. MULTI-DISC RESUME (DVD VIDEO/ VIDEO CD only) (DVP-NS333/NS430/ NS433 only) Switches the Multi-disc Resume setting on or off. Resume playback can be stored in memory for up to 6 different DVD VIDEO/ VIDEO CD discs (page 28).
  • Page 64: Settings For The Sound (audio Setup)

    Settings for the Sound (AUDIO SETUP) “AUDIO SETUP” allows you to set the sound according to the playback and connection conditions. Select “AUDIO SETUP” in the Setup Display. To use the display, see “Using the Setup Display” (page 60). The default settings are underlined. AUDIO SETUP AUDIO ATT: AUDIO DRC:...
  • Page 65 If you connect a component that does not conform to the selected audio signal, a loud noise (or no sound) will come out from the speakers, damaging your ears or speakers. DOLBY DIGITAL (DVD VIDEO/DVD-RW only) Selects the type of Dolby Digital signal. D-PCM Select this when the player is connected to an audio...
  • Page 66: Additional Information

    Should any problem persist, consult your nearest Sony dealer. Power The power is not turned on. , Check that the mains lead is connected securely.
  • Page 67 Operation The remote does not function. , The batteries in the remote are weak. , There are obstacles between the remote and the player. , The distance between the remote and the player is too far. , The remote is not pointed at the remote sensor on the player.
  • Page 68: Self-diagnosis Function (when Letters/numbers Appear In The Display)

    , Child Lock is set (page 27). The disc tray does not open and “TRAY LOCKED” appears on the front panel display. , Contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. “Data error” appears on the TV screen when playing a DATA CD.
  • Page 69: Glossary

    Glossary Chapter (page 9) Sections of a picture or a music feature that are smaller than titles. A title is composed of several chapters. Depending on the disc, no chapters may be recorded. Dolby Digital (page 18, 65) Digital audio compression technology developed by Dolby Laboratories.
  • Page 70 Scene (page 9) On a VIDEO CD with PBC (playback control) functions, the menu screens, moving pictures and still pictures are divided into sections called “scenes.” Title (page 9) The longest section of a picture or music feature on a DVD, movie, etc., in video software, or the entire album in audio software.
  • Page 71: Specifications

    Specifications System Laser: Semiconductor laser Signal format system: PAL/NTSC Audio characteristics Frequency response: DVD VIDEO (PCM 96 kHz): 2 Hz to 44 kHz (±1.0 dB)/DVD VIDEO (PCM 48 kHz): 2 Hz to 22 kHz (±0.5 dB)/CD: 2 Hz to 20 kHz (±0.5 dB) Signal-to-noise ratio (S/N ratio): 115 dB (LINE OUT L/R (AUDIO) jacks only) Harmonic distortion: 0.003 %...
  • Page 72: Language Code List

    Language Code List For details, see pages 47, 51, 61. The language spellings conform to the ISO 639: 1988 (E/F) standard. Code Language 1027 Afar 1028 Abkhazian 1032 Afrikaans 1039 Amharic 1044 Arabic 1045 Assamese 1051 Aymara 1052 Azerbaijani 1053 Bashkir 1057 Byelorussian 1059 Bulgarian 1060 Bihari...
  • Page 73: Index

    Index Numerics 16:9 62 4:3 LETTER BOX 62 4:3 PAN SCAN 62 5.1 Channel Surround 18 A-B REPEAT 37 ADVANCED 45 ALBUM 40 Album 32 ANGLE 51 AUDIO 47 AUDIO ATT 64 AUDIO DRC 64 AUDIO SETUP 64 AUTO PLAY 63 AUTO POWER OFF 63 BACKGROUND 62 Batteries 15...
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