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Operating Instructions
© 2004 Sony Corporation


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  • Page 1 2-059-564-11(1) CD/DVD Player Operating Instructions DVP-NC875V © 2004 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2: Warning

    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-NC875V Serial No.______________ Note This equipment has been tested...
  • Page 3: Important Safeguards

    Important Safeguards For your protection, please read these safety instructions completely before operating the appliance, and keep this manual for future reference. Carefully observe all warnings, precautions and instructions on the appliance, or the one described in the operating instructions and adhere to them. Power sources This set should be operated only from the type of power source...
  • Page 4 • Never place the set in a confined space, such as a bookcase, or built-in cabinet, unless proper ventilation is provided. • Do not place the set near or over a radiator or heat register, or where it is exposed to direct sunlight. Antennas Outdoor antenna grounding If an outdoor antenna or cable system is installed,...
  • Page 5: Precautions

    Make sure that “NO DISC” appears on the front panel display. Press ?/1 to turn off the player. The player enters standby mode. Disconnect the AC power cord. If you have any questions or problems concerning your player, please consult your nearest Sony dealer.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents WARNING ........... . 2 Welcome! .
  • Page 7 Enjoying Movies ........58 Changing the Angles ......... . . 58 Displaying the Subtitles .
  • Page 8: 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. • “DVD” may be used as a general term for DVD VIDEOs, DVD+RWs/DVD+Rs and DVD-RWs/DVD-Rs.
  • Page 9: Region Code

    Example of discs that the player cannot play The player cannot play the following discs: • CD-ROMs/CD-Rs/CD-RWs other than those recorded in the formats listed on the previous page. • CD-ROMs recorded in PHOTO CD format. • Data part of CD-Extras. •...
  • Page 10: Notes About The Discs

    Copyrights This product incorporates copyright protection technology that is protected by U.S. patents and other intellectual property rights. Use of this copyright protection technology must be authorized by Macrovision, and is intended for home and other limited viewing uses only unless otherwise authorized by Macrovision.
  • Page 11: Index To Parts And Controls

    Index to Parts and Controls For more information, see the pages indicated in parentheses. Front panel A [/1 (on/standby) button (34) B SUPER AUDIO CD indicator (39, 91) Lights up when: – playing an HD (High Density) layer of Super Audio CDs. –...
  • Page 12: Front Panel Display

    Front panel display When playing back a DVD VIDEO/DVD-RW Disc numbers (35) Disc type Current disc All Discs Repeat mode (44) When playing back a VIDEO CD with Playback Control (PBC) (40) Disc numbers (35) Disc type Current disc All Discs Repeat mode (44) When playing back a Super Audio CD, CD, DATA CD (MP3 audio), or VIDEO CD (without...
  • Page 13: Rear Panel

  • Page 14 Remote A TV/DVD switch (74) OPEN/CLOSE button (35) C Number buttons (38) The number 5 button has a tactile dot.* D CLEAR button (41) E SUBTITLE button (58) F AUDIO button (53) G REPEAT button (44) H SHUFFLE button (43) I SA-CD MULTI/2CH button (39) J SA-CD/CD button (39) K ./>...
  • Page 15: Guide To The Control Menu Display

    Guide to the Control Menu Display 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 (appears for certain discs only) Control Menu display off Control Menu display The Control Menu display 1 and 2 will show different items depending on the disc type.
  • Page 16 List of Control Menu items Item Item Name, Function, Relevant Disc Type DISC (page 47) Selects the disc to be played. TITLE (page 47)/SCENE (page 47)/TRACK (page 47) Selects the title, scene, or track to be played. CHAPTER (page 47)/INDEX (page 47) Selects the chapter or index to be played.
  • Page 17 FILE (page 47) Selects the JPEG image file to be played. DATE (page 65) Displays the date the picture was taken by a digital camera. INTERVAL (page 68) Specifies the duration for which the slides are displayed on the screen. EFFECT (page 68) Selects the effects to be used for changing slides during a slide show.
  • Page 18: 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 19: 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 C, according to the input jack on your TV monitor, projector, or AV amplifier (receiver). In order to view progressive signal (480p) pictures with a compatible TV, projector, or monitor, you must use pattern A.
  • Page 20 If you are connecting to a monitor, projector, or AV amplifier (receiver) having component video input jacks (Y, P Connect the component via the COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jacks using a component video cord (not supplied) or three video cords (not supplied) of the same kind and length. You will enjoy accurate color reproduction and high quality images.
  • Page 21: Using The Progressive Button

    • Consumers should note that not all high definition television sets are fully compatible with this product and may cause artifacts to be displayed in the picture. In case of 480 progressive scan picture problems, it is recommended that the user switch the connection to the ‘standard definition’ output. If there are questions regarding your TV set compatibility with this 480p DVD player model, please contact our customer service center.
  • Page 22 About DVD software types and the conversion method DVD software can be divided into two types: film-based software and video-based software. Video-based software is derived from TV, such as dramas and sit-coms, and displays images at 30 frames/60 fields per second. Film-based software is derived from film and displays images at 24 frames per second.
  • Page 23: 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 24 z Hint If you connect an AV amplifier (receiver) that conforms to the 96 kHz sampling frequency, use connection *1 Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. “Dolby,” “Pro Logic,” and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. *2 Manufactured under license from Digital Theater Systems, Inc.
  • Page 25 Connecting to your TV This connection will use your TV’s speakers for sound. CD/DVD player COAXIAL CENTER OPTICAL FRONT REAR WOOFER AUDIO PCM/DTS/ DOLBY 5.1CH OUTPUT LINE OUT DIGITAL DIGITAL AUDIO VIDEO LINE OUT to LINE OUT L/R (AUDIO) l: Signal flow * The yellow plug is used for video signals (page 19).
  • Page 26 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 27 Connecting to an AV amplifier (receiver) having a Dolby Surround (Pro Logic) decoder and 3 to 6 speakers You can enjoy 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 COAXIAL...
  • Page 28 Connecting to an AV amplifier (receiver) with 5.1 ch input jacks and/or a digital input jack and 4 to 6 speakers If your AV amplifier (receiver) has 5.1 channel inputs, use If you want to use the Dolby Digital, or DTS decoder function on your AV amplifier (receiver), connect to its digital jack using realistic audio presence in the comfort of your own home.
  • Page 29 : Connecting to the 5.1 ch input jacks You can enjoy 5.1 ch surround sound using the internal Dolby Digital, DTS, or Super Audio CD Multi decoder of this player. : Connecting to a digital input jack This connection will allow you to use the Dolby Digital, or DTS decoder function of your AV amplifier (receiver).
  • Page 30: Step 5: Connecting The Power Cord

    Step 5: Connecting the Power Cord Plug the player and TV power cords into an AC outlet. 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 31 Press ENTER. The Setup Display for selecting the aspect ratio of the TV to be connected appears. SCREEN SETUP 4:3 LETTER BOX TV TYPE: SCREEN SAVER: 4:3 LETTER BOX BACKGROUND: 4:3 PAN SCAN BLACK LEVEL: BLACK LEVEL (COMPONENT OUT) 4:3 OUTPUT: Press X/x to select the setting that matches your TV type.
  • Page 32: Center Speaker

    Press ENTER. “DTS” is selected. AUDIO SETUP AUDIO ATT: AUDIO DRC: AUDIO FILTER: DOWNMIX: DIGITAL OUT: DOLBY DIGITAL: DTS: 48kHz/96kHz PCM: Press X/x to select whether or not you wish to send a DTS signal to your amplifier (receiver). Choose the item that matches the audio connection you selected on pages 26 to 28 ( through...
  • Page 33 Enjoying the surround sound effects To enjoy the surround sound effects of this player or your amplifier (receiver), set the following items as described below for the audio connection you selected on pages 26 to 28 ( through ). Each of these is the default setting and does not need to be adjusted when you first connect the player.
  • Page 34: 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 35: Additional Operations

    Additional operations DISC 1–5 DISC SKIP CLEAR ALBUM +/– ZOOM > (instant replay) Operation Select a disc Press DISC 1–5 on the player Press x Stop Press X Pause Resume play after Press X or H pause Go to the next disc Press DISC SKIP Press >...
  • Page 36 Replacing discs while playing a disc (EXCHANGE) You can open the disc tray while playing a disc so that you can check which discs are to be played next and replace discs without interrupting playback of the current disc. Press EXCHANGE. The disc tray opens and two disc compartments appear.
  • Page 37: Resuming Playback From The Point Where You Stopped The Disc (multi-disc Resume)

    Resuming Playback From the Point Where You Stopped the Disc Resume) The player stores the point where you stopped the disc for up to 40 discs and resumes playback the next time you insert the same disc. If you store a resume playback point for the 41st disc, the resume playback point for the first disc is deleted.
  • Page 38: Using The Dvd's Menu

    Using the DVD’s Menu A DVD is divided into long sections of a picture or a music feature called “titles.” When you play a DVD which contains several titles, you can select the title you want using the TOP MENU button. When you play DVDs that allow you to select items such as language for the sound and subtitles, select these items using the MENU...
  • Page 39: Selecting A Playback Area For A Super Audio Cd

    Press X/x to select a setting. • PLAY LIST: plays the titles created from “ORIGINAL” for editing. • ORIGINAL: plays the titles originally recorded. Press ENTER. Selecting a Playback Area for a Super Audio SA-CD MULTI/2CH Selecting a playback area on a 2 channel + Multi-channel Super Audio CD Some Super Audio CDs consist of a 2 channel...
  • Page 40: Playing Video Cds With Pbc Functions (pbc Playback)

    Selecting a playback layer when playing a hybrid Super Audio CD Some Super Audio CDs consist of an HD layer and a CD layer. You can select the playback layer you want to listen to. Press SA-CD/CD when the player is in stop mode.
  • Page 41: Various Play Mode Functions (program Play, Shuffle Play, Repeat Play, A-b Repeat Play)

    z Hint To play without using PBC, press ./> or the number buttons while the player is stopped to select a track, then press H or ENTER. “Play without PBC” appears on the TV screen and the player starts continuous play. You cannot play still pictures such as a menu.
  • Page 42 1 2 ( 2 7 ) 1 8 ( 3 4 ) 1 : 3 2 : 5 5 Press X/x to select “SET press ENTER. “TRACK” is displayed when you play a VIDEO CD, Super Audio CD, or CD. PROGRAM ALL CLEAR 1.
  • Page 43: Playing In Random Order (shuffle)

    Select the program number of the title, chapter, or track you want to change or cancel using X/x and press c. If you want to delete the title, chapter, or track from the program, press CLEAR. Follow step 5 for new programming. To cancel a program, select “--”...
  • Page 44: Playing Repeatedly (repeat Play)

    Playing repeatedly (Repeat Play) You can play all of the titles or tracks on a disc, or a single title, chapter, or track repeatedly. You can use a combination of Shuffle or Program Play modes. CLEAR REPEAT Press REPEAT during playback. The following display appears.
  • Page 45: Repeat Play

    Repeating a specific portion (A- B Repeat Play) You can play a specific portion of a title, chapter or track repeatedly. (This function is useful when you want to memorize lyrics, etc.) CLEAR DISPLAY Press DISPLAY during playback. The Control Menu appears. Press X/x to select REPEAT), then press ENTER.
  • Page 46: Searching For A Scene

    Searching for a Scene Searching for a Particular Point on a Disc (Search, Scan, Slow-motion Play, Freeze Frame) You can quickly locate a particular point on a disc by monitoring the picture or playing back slowly. Notes • Depending on the disc, you may not be able to do some of the operations described.
  • Page 47: Searching For A Title/chapter/track/scene, Etc. (search Mode)

    Watching frame by frame (Slow-motion Play) Press m or M when the player is in pause mode. To return to normal speed, press H. m or M Each time you press during Slow-motion Play, the playback speed changes. Two speeds are available. With each press the indication changes as follows: Playback direction Opposite direction (DVD VIDEO/DVD-RW...
  • Page 48 When playing a DVD VIDEO/DVD-RW TITLE CHAPTER TIME/TEXT Select “TIME/TEXT” to search for a starting point by inputting the time code. When playing a VIDEO CD or Super VCD without PBC playback TRACK INDEX When playing a VIDEO CD or Super VCD with PBC Playback SCENE When playing a Super Audio CD/CD...
  • Page 49: Searching By Scene (picture Navigation)

    Searching by Scene (PICTURE NAVIGATION) You can divide the screen into 9 subscreens and find the desired scene quickly. ENTER DISPLAY Press PICTURE NAVI during playback. The following display appears. CHAPTER VIEWER Press PICTURE NAVI repeatedly to select an item. •...
  • Page 50: 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/Super Audio CD/CD text or track name (MP3 audio) recorded on the disc.
  • Page 51 To check DATA CD (MP3 audio) album name, etc. By pressing TIME/TEXT while playing MP3 audio tracks on a DATA CD, you can display the name of the album/track, and the audio bit rate (the amount of data per second of the current audio) on your TV screen.
  • Page 52 When playing a VIDEO CD (without PBC functions), Super Audio CD, or CD Track playing time and current disc track number Remaining time of the current track* Playing time of the current disc Remaining time of the disc Text Current disc, track* , and index number* (returns to top automatically) *1 When playing a Super Audio CD, the current...
  • Page 53: Sound Adjustments

    Sound Adjustments Changing the Sound When playing a DVD VIDEO recorded in multiple audio formats (PCM, Dolby Digital, or DTS), you can change the audio format. If the DVD VIDEO is recorded with multilingual tracks, you can also change the language.
  • Page 54: Surround Mode Settings

    Checking the audio signal format You can check the audio signal format by pressing AUDIO repeatedly during playback. The format of the current audio signal (Dolby Digital, DTS, PCM, etc.) appears as shown below. Example: Dolby Digital 5.1 ch Rear (L/R) LFE (Low Frequency Effect) 1 : ENGLISH DOLBY DIGITAL Front (L/R)
  • Page 55 (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 56 NORMAL SURROUND Software with 2 channel audio signals is decoded with the Dolby Surround (Pro Logic) decoder to create surround effects. The rear speakers will emit identical monaural sounds. If you are using a center speaker, the appropriate sounds for the center speaker will be delivered.
  • Page 57 L: Front speaker (left) R: Front speaker (right) LS: Rear speaker (left) RS: Rear speaker (right) : Virtual speaker Notes • When you select one of the surround modes, turn off the surround setting of the connected TV or amplifier (receiver). •...
  • Page 58: 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 59: Adjusting The Playback Picture (custom Picture Mode)

    Adjusting the Playback Picture (CUSTOM PICTURE MODE) You can adjust the video signal of the DVD, VIDEO CD or DATA CD in JPEG format from the player to obtain the picture quality you want. Choose the setting that best suits the program you are watching.
  • Page 60: Sharpening The Pictures (sharpness)

    Note The “BRIGHTNESS” setting is not effective if you connect the player via the LINE OUT (VIDEO) or S VIDEO OUT jack, and select “PROGRESSIVE AUTO” or “PROGRESSIVE VIDEO” by using the progressive button on the front panel. Sharpening the Pictures (SHARPNESS) You can enhance the outlines of images to produce a sharper picture.
  • Page 61 Note This setting is not effective if you connect the player via the LINE OUT (VIDEO) or S VIDEO OUT jack, and select “PROGRESSIVE AUTO” or “PROGRESSIVE VIDEO” by using the progressive button on the front panel.
  • Page 62: Enjoying Mp3 Audio And Jpeg Images

    Enjoying MP3 Audio and JPEG Images About MP3 Audio Tracks and JPEG Image Files MP3 is audio compression technology that satisfies the ISO/MPEG regulations. JPEG is image compression technology. You can play DATA CDs that contain MP3 audio tracks or JPEG image files. DATA CDs that the player can play You can play back DATA CDs (CD-ROMs/...
  • Page 63: Playing Mp3 Audio Tracks Or Jpeg Image Files

    When you insert a DATA CD and press H, the numbered tracks (or files) are played sequentially, from 1 through 7. Any sub- albums/tracks (or files) contained within a currently selected album take priority over the next album in the same tree. (Example: C contains D so 4 is played before 5.) When you press MENU and the list of album names appears (page 64), the album names...
  • Page 64 Selecting an album Press MENU. The list of albums on the disc appears. When an album is being played, its title is shaded. 3 ( 3 0 ) R O C K B E S T H I T K A R A O K E M Y F A V O U R I T E S O N G R &...
  • Page 65: Selecting A Jpeg Image File

    Selecting a JPEG image file After step 2 of “Selecting an album,” press PICTURE NAVI. The image files in the album appear in 16 subscreens. A scroll box is displayed on the right. To display the additional image, select the bottom images and press x. To return to the previous image, select the top images and press X.
  • Page 66: Enjoying Jpeg Images As A Slide Show

    To stop viewing the JPEG image Press x. z Hints • While viewing JPEG image files, you can set options such as “INTERVAL” (page 68), “EFFECT” (page 68), and “SHARPNESS” (page 60). • You can view JPEG images files without MP3 audio by setting “MODE (MP3, JPEG)”...
  • Page 67: Viewing A Slide Show With Sound

    Notes • The slide show stops when X/x or ZOOM is pressed.To resume the slide show, press H. • This function does not work if “MODE (MP3, JPEG)” is set to “AUDIO (MP3)” (page 67). Viewing a slide show with sound (MODE (MP3, JPEG)) When JPEG image files and MP3 audio tracks are placed in the same album, you can...
  • Page 68: Setting The Pace For A Slide Show

    Notes • This function does not work if the MP3 audio tracks and JPEG image files are not placed in the same album. • If playing time of JPEG image or MP3 audio is longer than the other, the longer one continues without sound or image.
  • Page 69 Press X/x to select then press ENTER. The options for “EFFECT” appear. 1 0 / 2 3 / 2 0 0 4 MODE1 MODE1 MODE2 MODE3 MODE4 MODE5 EFFECT Press X/x to select a setting. The default setting is underlined. •...
  • Page 70: Using Various Additional Functions

    Using Various Additional Functions Locking Discs PARENTAL CONTROL, PARENTAL CONTROL) You can set two kinds of playback restrictions for a disc. • Custom Parental Control You can set playback restrictions so that the player will not play inappropriate discs. • Parental Control Playback of some DVD VIDEOs can be limited according to a predetermined level such as the age of the users.
  • Page 71 Enter or re-enter your 4-digit password using the number buttons, then press ENTER. “Custom parental control is set.” appears and then the screen returns to the Control Menu. To turn off the Custom Parental Control function Follow steps 1 to 3 of “Custom Parental Control.”...
  • Page 72 PARENTAL CONTROL Enter a new 4-digit password, then press ENTER Enter a 4-digit password using the number buttons, then press ENTER. The display for confirming the password appears. When you have already registered a password The display for entering the password appears.
  • Page 73 z Hint If you forget your password, remove the disc and repeat steps 1 to 3 of “Parental Control (limited playback).” When you are asked to enter your password, enter “199703” using the number buttons, then press ENTER. The display will ask you to enter a new 4-digit password.
  • Page 74: Controlling Your Tv Or Av Amplifier (receiver) With The Supplied Remote

    Changing the password Press DISPLAY while the player is in stop mode. The Control Menu appears. Press X/x to select (PARENTAL CONTROL), then press ENTER. The options for “PARENTAL CONTROL” appear. Press X/x to select “PASSWORD t,” then press ENTER. The display for entering the password appears.
  • Page 75 Code numbers of controllable TVs If more than one code number is listed, try entering them one at a time until you find the one that works with your TV. Manufacturer Code number Sony 01 (default) Akai Centurion Coronado Curtis-Mathes...
  • Page 76 If more than one code number is listed, try entering them one at a time until you find the one that works with your AV amplifier (receiver). Manufacturer Code number Sony 78, 79, 80, 91 Denon 84, 85, 86 Kenwood 92, 93...
  • Page 77: 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 78 to 83.
  • Page 78: Setting The Display Or Sound Track Language (language Setup)

    Press X/x to select a setting, then press ENTER. The setting is selected and setup is complete. Example: “4:3 PAN SCAN” SCREEN SETUP TV TYPE: SCREEN SAVER: BACKGROUND: BLACK LEVEL : BLACK LEVEL (COMPONENT OUT) 4:3 OUTPUT: To enter the Quick Setup mode Select “QUICK”...
  • Page 79: 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 77). The default settings are underlined. SCREEN SETUP TV TYPE: SCREEN SAVER: BACKGROUND:...
  • Page 80: Custom Settings (custom Setup)

    BLACK LEVEL (COMPONENT OUT) Selects the black level (setup level) for the video signals output from the COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jacks. You cannot select this when the player outputs progressive signals (page 21). Sets the black level of the output signal to the standard level.
  • Page 81: Settings For The Sound (audio Setup)

    PAUSE MODE (DVD VIDEO/DVD-RW only) Selects the picture in pause mode. AUTO The picture, including subjects that move dynamically, is output with no jitter. Normally select this position. FRAME The picture, including subjects that do not move dynamically, is output in high resolution. TRACK SELECTION (DVD VIDEO only) Gives the sound track which contains the highest number of channels priority when you...
  • Page 82: Setting The Digital Output Signal

    AUDIO FILTER Selects the digital filter to reduce noise above 22.05 kHz (Sampling frequency (Fs) of the audio source is 44.1 kHz), 24 kHz (Fs is 48 kHz), or 48 kHz (Fs is above 96 kHz). SHARP Provides a wide frequency range and spatial feeling.
  • Page 83: Settings For The Speakers (speaker Setup)

    Selects the type of DTS signals. D-PCM Select this when the player is connected to an audio component without a built-in DTS decoder. Select this when the player is connected to an audio component with a built-in DTS decoder. 48kHz/96kHz PCM (DVD VIDEO only) Selects the sampling frequency of the audio signal.
  • Page 84 • REAR LARGE (REAR/SIDE): Normally select this position. Select according to the rear speaker position*. SMALL (REAR/SIDE): Select this when the sound distorts or the surround effects are difficult to hear. Select according to the rear speaker position*. NONE Select this if you do not connect rear speakers.
  • Page 85: Adjusting The Speaker Volume

    REAR Set this within –16 and (10 ft/3m) +2 ft (–4.8m and +0.6m) of the “FRONT” setting in 1 ft (0.3m) increments. For example, if “FRONT” is set to 17 ft (5.1m), “REAR” can be set between 1 and 19 ft (0.3m and 5.7m). Note If each of the front or rear speakers are not placed at an equal distance from your listening position, set...
  • Page 86: Additional Information

    Should any problem persist, consult your nearest Sony dealer. Power The power is not turned on. , Check that the power cord is connected securely.
  • Page 87 The sound volume is low. , The sound volume is low on some DVDs. The sound volume may improve if you set “AUDIO DRC” in “AUDIO SETUP” to “TV MODE” (page 81). , Set “AUDIO ATT” in “AUDIO SETUP” to “OFF”...
  • Page 88 , Child Lock is set (page 36). 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 89: Self-diagnosis Function (when Letters/numbers Appear In The Display)

    E XX To prevent a malfunction, the (xx is a number) player has performed the self-diagnosis function. , Contact your nearest Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility and give the 5- character service number. Example: E 61 10 Glossary...
  • Page 90 DTS (page 23, 83) Digital audio compression technology that Digital Theater Systems, Inc. developed. This technology conforms to multi-channel surround sound. The rear channel is stereo and there is a discrete subwoofer channel in this format. DTS provides the same discrete channels of high quality digital audio.
  • Page 91 Progressive format (page 21) Compared to the Interlace format that alternately shows every other line of an image (field) to create one frame, the Progressive format shows the entire image at once as a single frame. This means that while the Interlace format can show 25 or 30 frames (50-60 fields) in one second, the Progressive format can show 50-60 frames in one second.
  • Page 92: Specifications

    Specifications and design are subject to change without notice. NERGY As an Corporation has determined that this product meets the energy efficiency. × 16 ° ° F to 95 is a U.S. registered mark. NERGY Partner, Sony NERGY guidelines for in.)
  • Page 93: Language Code List

    Language Code List For details, see pages 53, 58, 78. The language spellings conform to the ISO 639: 1988 (E/F) standard. Code Language Code Language 1027 Afar 1183 Irish 1028 Abkhazian 1186 Scots Gaelic 1032 Afrikaans 1194 Galician 1039 Amharic 1196 Guarani 1044 Arabic 1203 Gujarati...
  • Page 94: Index

    Index Numerics 16:9 79 4:3 LETTER BOX 79 4:3 PAN SCAN 79 48kHz/96kHz PCM 83 5.1 Channel Surround 23 A-B REPEAT 45 ALBUM 48 Album 62 ANGLE 58 AUDIO 53 AUDIO ATT 81 AUDIO DRC 81 AUDIO FILTER 82 AUDIO SETUP 81 AUTO PLAY 80 AUTO POWER OFF 80 BACKGROUND 79...
  • Page 95 Speakers Hooking up 23 SUBTITLE 78 Super Audio CD 8 SURROUND 23 TEST TONE 85 TIME/TEXT 48 TITLE 48 Title 91 TITLE VIEWER 49 TOP MENU 38 TRACK 48 Track 91 TRACK SELECTION 81 TRACK VIEWER 49 Troubleshooting 86 TV TYPE 79 TVS 54 Usable discs 8 Video based software 90...
  • Page 96 Printed on 100% recycled paper using VOC (Volatile Organic Compound)-free vegetable oil based ink. Sony Corporation Printed in Malaysia...

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