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CD/DVD Player
Operating Instructions
© 2005 Sony Corporation


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  • Page 1 Portable CD/DVD Player Operating Instructions DVP-FX705 © 2005 Sony Corporation 2-649-081-11(1)
  • Page 2: Warning

    (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance. Welcome! Thank you for purchasing this Sony Portable CD/DVD Player. Before operating this player, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for future reference. This label is located on the bottom of the unit.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions 1. Read these instructions. 2. Keep these instructions. 3. Heed all warnings. 4. Follow all instructions. 5. Do not use this apparatus near water. 6. Clean only with dry cloth. 7. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Page 4: Precautions

    Owner’s Record The model and serial numbers are located on the bottom of the unit. Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No. DVP-FX705 Serial No.______________...
  • Page 5 Precautions (continued) • The power requirements and power consumption of this unit are indicated on the AC adaptor. Check that the unit’s operating voltage is identical with your local power supply. On safety • Caution – The use of optical instruments with this product will increase eye hazard.
  • Page 6 Precautions (continued) CAUTION Never expose the battery pack to temperatures above 140° F (60° C) such as in a car parked in the sun or under direct sunlight. On the rechargeable battery • Charge the battery before you start using it. •...
  • Page 7 Precautions (continued) On handling the player • Keep the lens on the player clean and do not touch it. If you do so, the lens may be damaged, and the player will not operate properly. • Place the player in a location with adequate ventilation to prevent heat build-up in the player.
  • Page 8 Precautions (continued) On handling the LCD screen • The LCD is manufactured using high-precision technolo- gy. You may, however, see tiny black points and/or bright points (red, blue, green) that continuously appear on the LCD. This is a normal result of the manufacturing process and does not indicate a malfunction.
  • Page 9: Precautions

    Plasma Display Panel televisions and projection televisions are especially susceptible to this. If you have any questions or problems concerning your player, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. RECYCLING LITHIUM-ION BATTERIES Lithium-Ion batteries are recyclable. You can help preserve our environment by...
  • Page 10: About This Manual

    About This Manual • Instructions in this manual describe the controls on the remote. You can also use the controls on the player if they have the same or similar names as those on the remote. • The meanings of the icons used in this manual are described below: •...
  • Page 11 This Player Can Play the Following Discs (continued) MP3 is a popular compression format used for digital audio files that yields very high, near-CD quality. JPEG Joint Pictures Expert Group. JPEG is a compressed file format that allows you to save images with no limit on the number of colors.
  • Page 12: This Player Can Play The Following Discs

    This Player Can Play the Following Discs (continued) Region code Your player has a region code printed on the back of the unit and only will play DVD VIDEO discs (playback only) labeled with identical region codes. This system is used to protect copyrights. DVD VIDEOs labeled will also play on this player.
  • Page 13: Notes On Playback Operations Of Dvds

    Note on playback operations of DVDs Some playback operations of DVDs may be intentionally set by software producers. Since this player plays DVDs according to the disc contents the software producers designed, some playback features may not be available. Also, refer to the instructions supplied with the DVDs. Notes about the Discs On handling discs •...
  • Page 14: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Introductions ❏ WARNING ........2 ❏...
  • Page 15: Identification Of Controls

    Identification of Controls Main Unit OPEN 1. LCD screen 2. Speaker 3. LCD MODE (page 25) 4. COLOR/BRIGHT (page 24) Brightness → Color → OFF 5. TOP MENU (page 30) displays the title menu. 6. MENU (page 30) displays menu programs. 7.
  • Page 16 Identification of Controls (continued) POWER /HOLD 4 5 6 7 1. Power indicator (page 23) POWER ON: Green ON POWER OFF: Green OFF 2. CHARGE indicator (page 22) During recharging: Orange ON 3. POWER and HOLD switch To turn off the power, you need to press the POWER switch for at least one second.
  • Page 17: Remote Control

    Identification of Controls (continued) Remote Control Inserting batteries into the remote You can control the player using the supplied remote. Insert two size AA(R6) batteries (supplied) by matching ends on the batteries to the markings inside the compartment. When using the remote, point it at the remote sensor on the player.
  • Page 18 Identification of Controls (continued) AUDIO ANGLE REPEAT PROGRAM RANDOM PREV NEXT SCAN SLOW CLEAR SET UP PLAY PAUSE STOP TOP MENU MENU ENTER DISPLAY RETURN DVD PORTABLE 1. AUDIO button (page 31) 2. ANGLE button (page 31) 3. REPEAT button (page 32) 4.
  • Page 19 Identification of Controls (continued) 16. STOP button 17. MENU button Use the MENU button to display the menu screen included on a DVD disc. To operate a menu screen, follow the instructions in “Using a DVD Menu” (page 30). 18. PAUSE button 19.
  • Page 20: Power Connections

    Power Connections AC Adaptor Follow steps 1 to 3 to connect. When disconnecting, reverse the order. V O L U M E P H O N E S P H O N E S A U D I O NOTES: •...
  • Page 21: Battery Pack

    Power Connections (continued) Battery Pack You can use the NP-FX105 rechargeable battery pack (supplied) to enjoy the player when an AC outlet is not available. • Charge the battery pack before using it for the first time. Attaching the battery pack (supplied) 1.
  • Page 22: Power Connections

    Power Connections (continued) Charging the battery pack 1. Attach the battery pack to the player. 2. Connect the AC adaptor to the player and then plug into an AC outlet. Player Battery Pack POWER /HOLD AC adaptor cord insert jack (DC IN 9.8V) Charge indicator When charging starts, the charge indicator lights up in orange.
  • Page 23: Playing A Disc

    Playing a Disc Basic Playback - Prepare the power supply. 1. Open the outer cover and slide the POWER switch to the left to turn the unit on. The power indicator lights up in green. 2. Press OPEN to open the disc lid and insert a disc onto the side you want to play, label up.
  • Page 24 Playing a Disc (continued) NOTES: • Place a disc with the playback side down on the spindle, and push gently on the center of the disc so it goes into position. • Confirm LCD MODE position by pressing LCD MODE button.
  • Page 25 Playing a Disc (continued) Changing the size of the picture Use the LCD MODE button to change the picture mode. DVD disc NORMAL → FULL → ZOOM → LCD OFF JPEG disc (Slide show) NORMAL → FULL → LCD OFF NOTES: •...
  • Page 26: Stopping Play

    Playing a Disc (continued) Stopping Play Press STOP during playback. NOTE: Do not touch the disc if it is still spinning when you open the lid. Resume Play When play is stopped, the unit records the point where STOP was pressed (RESUME function). Press PLAY and play will resume from this point.
  • Page 27: Pause

    Playing a Disc (continued) Pause 1. Press PAUSE during playback. 2. To exit still motion mode, press PLAY. Search 1. Press SCAN/SLOW m or M during playback. The player will now go into SEARCH mode. 2. Press SCAN/SLOW m or M repeatedly to select the required speed: X2b, 1m, 2m, 3m (backward) or X2B, 1M, 2M, 3M (forward).
  • Page 28: On-screen Display

    On-Screen Display You can display the general playback status on the screen. Some items can be changed using the menu. To use the on-screen display: AUDIO ANGLE REPEAT PROGRAM RANDOM PREV NEXT SCAN SLOW CLEAR SET UP PLAY PAUSE STOP TOP MENU MENU 2, 3...
  • Page 29: On-screen Display

    On-Screen Display (continued) Example: On-Screen Display during playing of DVD Video Selection Method Items B/b, Numbers Title Number 1 / 3 ENTER B/b, Numbers Chapter Number 1 / 12 ENTER Numbers, ENTER Time search 0:20:09 Audio language B/b or and Digital Audio AUDIO Output mode Subtitle language...
  • Page 30: General Features

    General Features Title Menu Checking the contents of DVD discs: Menus DVDs may offer menus that allow you to access special features. To use the disc menu, press TOP MENU. Input the corresponding number or use the B/V/v/b buttons to highlight your selection.
  • Page 31: Time Search

    General Features (continued) Time Search To start playing at any chosen time on the disc: 1. Press DISPLAY during playback. The time search box shows the elapsed playing time. 2. Press V/v to select the time clock icon and “-:--:--” appears. 3.
  • Page 32: Repeat A-b

    General Features (continued) Repeat A-B To repeat a sequence. 1. Press A-B during playback at your chosen starting point. “ A * ” appears briefly on the screen. 2. Press A-B again at your chosen end point. “A B” appears briefly on the screen and the repeat sequence begins.
  • Page 33: Playing An Audio Cd Or Mp3 Disc

    Playing an Audio CD or MP3 Disc This player can play MP3 formatted recordings on CD-ROM, CD-R, or CD-RW discs. Audio CD Once you insert an audio CD a menu appears on the screen. Press V/v to select a track then press PLAY or ENTER and playback starts.
  • Page 34 Playing an Audio CD or MP3 Disc (continued) Audio CD and MP3 Disc Features Pause 1. Press PAUSE during playback. 2. To return to playback, press PLAY, ENTER or press PAUSE again. Moving to another Track 1. Press PREV/NEXT (. or >) briefly during playback to go to the next track or to return to the beginning of the current track.
  • Page 35: Playing An Audio Cd Or Mp3 Disc

    Playing an Audio CD or MP3 Disc (continued) MP3 disc compatibility with this player is limited as follows: • Sampling frequency: within 8 - 48 kHz (MP3) • Bit rate: within 8 - 320kbps (MP3) • The player cannot read an MP3 file that has a file extension other than “.mp3”.
  • Page 36: Programmed Playback

    Programmed Playback The program function enables you to store the playback order of your favorite tracks from any disc in the player memory. A program can contain 30 tracks. 1. Insert a disc. Audio CD or MP3 Discs: AUDIO CD or AUDIO menu appears. 2.
  • Page 37 Programmed Playback (continued) Repeat Programmed Tracks 1. Press REPEAT when playing a disc. The repeat icon appears. 2. Press REPEAT to select a desired repeat mode. • Track: repeats the current track • All: repeats all the tracks on programmed list. •...
  • Page 38: Random Play

    Random Play Random play (Karaoke DVD, CD, MP3) You can playback titles or tracks in random order. (Random playback) NOTE: Random does not work with DVD movie discs. 1. Press RANDOM during playback. This player automatically starts random playback and the RANDOM indicator appears on the LCD screen.
  • Page 39: Viewing A Jpeg Disc

    Viewing a JPEG Disc Using this DVD Player you can view discs with JPEG files. 1. Insert a disc and close the tray. The IMAGE menu appears on the screen. IMAGE List Preview JPEG Folder 1 JPEG Folder 2 JPEG Folder 3 JPEG Folder 4 JPEG Folder 5 JPEG Folder 6...
  • Page 40: Viewing A Jpeg Disc

    Viewing a JPEG Disc (continued) JPEG Moving to another File Press PREV/NEXT (. or >) or cursor (B or b) once while viewing a picture to advance to the next or previous file. To rotate picture Press V/v while showing a picture to rotate the picture clockwise or counterclockwise.
  • Page 41: Initial Settings

    Initial Settings By using the Setup menu, you can make various adjustments to items such as picture and sound. You can also set a language for the subtitles and the Setup menu, among other things. For details on each Setup menu item, see pages 41 to 46. To display and exit the Menu: Press SETUP to display the menu.
  • Page 42: Screen Set Up

    Initial Settings (continued) SCREEN SET UP DISPLAY TV Aspect 16 : 9 Wide Display Mode Widescreen ENTER TV Aspect 4:3: Select when a standard 4:3 TV is connected. 16:9 Wide: Select when a 16:9 wide TV is connected. Display Mode Display Mode setting works only when the TV Aspect mode is set to “4:3”.
  • Page 43: Audio Set Up

    Initial Settings (continued) AUDIO SET UP Each DVD disc has a variety of audio output options. Set the player’s AUDIO SET UP options according to the type of audio system you use. AUDIO ENTER Dynamic Range Control (DRC) With the DVD format, you can hear a program’s soundtrack in the most accurate and realistic presentation possible, thanks to digital audio technology.
  • Page 44: Parental Control

    Initial Settings (continued) PARENTAL CONTROL LOCK Rating Unlock Password Country Code ENTER Rating Some movies contain scenes that may not be suit- able for children to view. Many of these discs contain parental control information that applies to the com- plete disc or to certain scenes on the disc.
  • Page 45 Initial Settings (continued) Password (Security Code) You can enter or change password. 1. Select Password on the PARENTAL CONTROL menu then press b. 2. Follow step 2 as shown left (Rating). “Change” or “New” is highlighted. 3. Enter the new 4-digit code, then press ENTER. Input it again to verify.
  • Page 46: Custom Setup

    Initial Settings (continued) CUSTOM SETUP The BLACK LEVEL settings can be changed. OTHERS BLACK LEVEL ENTER BLACK LEVEL Selects the black level(setup level) for the video sig- nals output from the jacks (Video output and S-video output) and LCD screen. On: Sets the black level of the output signal to the standard level.
  • Page 47: Setting Up The Player

    Setting up the Player The picture and sound of a nearby TV, VCR, or radio may be distorted during playback. If this occurs, position the player away from the TV, VCR, or radio, or turn off the unit after removing the disc. DVD Player Connections Depending on your TV and other equipment, there are various ways you can connect the player.
  • Page 48: Audio Connection To Optional Equipment

    Setting up the Player (continued) Audio Connection to Optional Equipment Connect the DVD player to your optional equipment for audio output. Amplifier (Receiver) AUDIO INPUT Audio/ Video cable (Supplied) (Black) Right side of unit Amplifier equipped with 2-channel analog stereo or Dolby Pro Logic ll / Pro Logic: Connect the AUDIO OUT jacks on the DVD player to the audio left...
  • Page 49: To Use The Player With Car Battery Adaptor

    • Some states restrict the use of monitors and televisions in vehicles. Where use is permitted, the units should not be installed or operated so as to be viewable by the driver. • Keep this unit away from Sony DVP-FX705 if the picture is disturbed.
  • Page 50: To Use The Player With Car Battery Adaptor

    To use the player with car battery adaptor (continued) Others • Use this car battery adaptor only for cars which use a 12 volt battery. Do not use this with a car that has a 24 volt battery. • There are cars which are negatively grounded and there are others which are positively grounded.
  • Page 51: Troubleshooting

  • Page 52: Language Code List

    Language Code List Use this list to input your desired language for the following initial settings: Disc Audio, Disc Subtitle, Disc Menu. Language Code Language Abkhazian 6566 Fiji Afar 6565 Finnish Afrikaans 6570 French Albanian 8381 Frisian Ameharic 6577 Galician Arabic 6582 Georgian...
  • Page 53: Country Code List

    Country Code List Choose a country code from this list. Country Code Country Afghanistan Ethiopia Argentina Fiji Australia Finland Austria France Belgium Germany Bhutan Great Britain Bolivia Greece Brazil Greenland Cambodia Islands Canada Hungary Chile India China Indonesia Colombia Israel Congo Italy Costa Rica...
  • Page 54: Specifications

    Specifications DVD Player Power supply: DC 9.8V (AC adaptor/ Car Battery Adaptor terminal), DC 7.6V (Battery) Power consumption: 13W (DVD VIDEO Playback with the LCD screen turned on.) Weight: 1.536 lbs (697g) (without battery pack) External dimensions (W x H x D): 7.48 x 6.1 x 1.3 inches (190 x 155 x 32.8 mm) Signal system: NTSC Laser:...
  • Page 55 Sony Corporation Printed in China

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