If the AC plug of your unit does not fit into the wall outlet, attach the supplied AC plug adaptor. Welcome! Thank you for purchasing this Sony CD/ DVD Player. Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for future reference.
ABLE OF CONTENTS About This Manual 4 This Player Can Play the Following Discs 4 Precautions 6 Notes About the Discs 6 Getting Started 7 Unpacking 7 TV Hookups 8 Receiver (Amplifier) Hookups 10 5.1 Channel Surround Hookups 12 Selecting the Language for the On-Screen Display 14 Operation Sound Effects (Sound Feedback) 15 Playing Discs 16...
Audio CDs Audio 8 cm 12 cm 8 cm (CD single) 20 min. 74 min. 20 min. The “DVD VIDEO” logo is a trademark. Region code MODEL NO. DVP–XXXX CD/DVD PLAYER AC 00V 00Hz SONY CORPORATION MADE IN JAPAN 0-000-000-00...
Terms for discs • Title The longest section of a picture or music feature on a DVD, the movie, etc. in video software, or the name of an album in audio software. • Chapter Sections of a picture or a music feature that are smaller than titles.
If you have any questions or problems concerning your player, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. IMPORTANT NOTICE Caution: The enclosed DVD player is capable of holding a still video image or on-screen display image on your television screen indefinitely.
Getting Started This section describes how to hook up the CD/DVD player to a TV (with audio/video input jacks) and/or an AV receiver (amplifier). You cannot connect this player to a TV which does not have a video input connector. Be sure to turn off the power of each component before making the connections.
TV Hookups This connection is for listening to the sound through TV speakers (L: left, R: right). Refer to the instructions supplied with the component to be connected. You can enjoy surround sound using your TV’s built-in speakers You can use 3D sound imaging to create virtual rear speakers from the sound of built-in TV speakers without using actual rear speakers (VES TV: Virtual Enhanced Surround TV).
If you connect the player to a monitor or projector having component video input connectors that conform to output signals from the COMPONENT VIDEO OUT (Y, P connectors on the player Connect the component via the COMPONENT VIDEO OUT connectors using three video connecting cords (not supplied) of the same kind.
Receiver (Amplifier) Hookups Connect your receiver (amplifier) as follows. Refer as well to the instructions supplied with the component to be connected. You can enjoy surround sounds even if you connect front speakers only You can use 3D sound imaging to create virtual rear speakers from the sound of the front speakers (L, R) without using actual rear speakers (VES: Virtual Enhanced Surround and VIRTUAL SEMI MULTI DIMENSION).
Note You cannot enjoy a picture with an S video signal if your TV does not conform to the S video signal. When your TV does not have an S VIDEO input, connect the component via the VIDEO INPUT connector using the supplied audio/video connecting cord instead of the S video cord.
5.1 Channel Surround Hookups Some DVDs have a sound track with up to 5.1 channels recorded in Dolby Digital format. Using a receiver (amplifier) having 5.1 channel inputs and 6 speakers, you can enjoy a more realistic audio presence in the comfort of your own home.
5.1CH OUTPUT AUDIO OUT DIGITAL OUT FRONT REAR CENTER PCM/DTS/ DOLBY DIGITAL COAXIAL OPTICAL WOOFER To 5.1CH OUTPUT AV Receiver (Amplifier) with DIGITAL TV/LD 5.1ch inputs TV/LD IN AC-3 RF DVD IN S-VIDEO S-VIDEO COAX VIDEO VIDEO DVD IN AUDIO AUDIO TV/LD IN OPT CD IN OPT...
Selecting the Language for the On-Screen Display You can select the language for the setup display, the Control Menu display or the messages displayed on the screen. The default setting is “ENGLISH.” ENTER </M/m/, DISPLAY When the player is in stop mode, press DISPLAY and select “SETUP”...
To return to the previous screen Press ORETURN. To quit while making a selection Press DISPLAY. Note The languages you can select are the ones displayed in step 4. For details, see page 49. Operation Sound Effects (Sound Feedback) The player beeps when the following operations are performed.
Playing Discs This chapter describes how to play a DVD/CD/VIDEO CD. Playing Discs Depending on the DVD or VIDEO CD, some operations may be different or restricted. Refer to the instructions supplied with your disc. Power indicator Adjust the headphone volume. Connect headphones.
To turn on the player Press ! on the player. The player enters standby mode and the power indicator lights up in red. Then press @/1 on the remote. The player turns on and the power indicator lights up in green. In standby mode, the player also turns on by pressing A on the player or by pressing H.
Searching for a Particular Point on a Disc Z You can locate a particular point on a disc at the desired speed by monitoring the picture. '3/#7 Note Depending on the DVD/VIDEO CD, you may not be able to do some of the operations described.
Resuming Playback from the Point Where You Stopped the Disc (Resume Play) The player remembers the point where you stopped the disc, and when “RESUME” appears on the front panel display, you can resume playback from that point. As long as you do not open the disc tray, Resume Play will work even if the player enters standby mode by pressing @/1 on the remote.
Using the DVD’s Menu Some DVDs have a title menu or a DVD menu that is provided with DVDs only. Using the title 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 title menu.
Playing VIDEO CDs with PBC Functions (PBC Playback) When playing VIDEO CDs with PBC (Play Back Control) functions (Ver. 2.0 discs), you can enjoy simple interactive operations, search functions, and other such operations. PBC Playback allows you to play VIDEO CDs interactively by following the menu on the TV screen.
Using the Front Panel Display Z You can check information about the disc, such as the total number of titles or tracks or remaining time, using the front panel display. TIME/TEXT When playing back a DVD Displaying information while playing the disc Disc Playing type...
When playing back a CD/VIDEO CD Displaying information while playing a disc Playing status Current index number VIDEO CD TRACK INDEX PGM SHUFFLE REPEAT1 Disc type Current Current play track number mode Lights up during PBC playback (VIDEO CD only) When playing VIDEO CDs with PBC functions The current scene number is displayed instead of the current track number and the current index number.
Using Various Functions with the Control Menu This chapter describes how to play discs in various modes and how to use the convenient features of the on- screen menu (Control Menu). Using the Control Menu Display Using the Control Menu display, you can select the starting point, play scenes in any order you like, change the viewing angles, make Digital Cinema Sound settings, and other such operations.
Select the item you want using M/m. 1 2 ( 2 7 ) 1 8 ( 3 4 ) C 0 1 : 3 2 : 5 5 1: ENGLISH Items Selected SUBTITLE Select: ENTER item Press ENTER. 1 2 ( 2 7 ) PLAY 1 8 ( 3 4 ) C 0 1 : 3 2 : 5 5...
Control Menu Item List TITLE (DVD only) (page 27)/ SCENE (VIDEO CD during PBC playback only) (page 27)/ TRACK (VIDEO CD only) (page 27) CHAPTER (DVD only) (page 27)/ INDEX (VIDEO CD only) (page 27) TRACK (CD only) (page 27) INDEX (CD only) (page 27) You can search for a point on the DVD by selecting the title, chapter, track, index or scene.
REPEAT (page 42) You can play all the titles/tracks on a disc or a single title/ chapter/track repeatedly. A-B REPEAT (page 43) You can play a specific portion of a title, chapter, or track repeatedly. VIDEO EQUALIZER (DVD, VIDEO CD only) (page 44) You can adjust the video output of the DVD or VIDEO CD from the player, not from the TV, to obtain the picture...
Selecting a Starting Point Using the Time Code You can search for a starting point by inputting the time code. Select “TIME/TEXT” after pressing DISPLAY. The time code corresponds to the approximate actual playing time. For example, to search for a scene 2 hours 10 minutes 20 seconds past the beginning, input 2:10:20.
Viewing the Disc Information You can check the DVD TEXT or CD TEXT of the disc on the TV screen and the front panel display. DVD TEXT and CD TEXT are information recorded on the disc which you cannot change. Press DISPLAY.
You can select “AUDIO” directly Press AUDIO on the remote. Each time you press the button, the item changes. Notes • Depending on the DVD, you may not be able to change the languages even if multilingual tracks are recorded on the DVD. •...
Changing the Sound The display examples are as follows: •PCM (stereo) 1: ENGLISH PROGRAM FORMAT PCM 48kHz 24bit AUDIO Select: ENTER •Dolby Surround 1: ENGLISH PROGRAM FORMAT DOLBY DIGITAL 2/0 DOLBY SURROUND AUDIO Select: ENTER •Dolby Digital 5.1ch When an LFE signal component is output, “LFE” is enclosed in a solid line.
Changing the Angles Z With DVDs on which various angles (multi-angles) for a scene are recorded, you can change the angles. For example, while playing a scene of a train in motion, you can display the view from either the front of the train, the left window of the train or from the right window without having the train’s movement interrupted.
Digital Cinema Sound Settings You can enjoy 3D surround sounds while playing discs, including Dolby Digital DVDs, even if you only have 2 or 4 speakers. Select the surround mode that best suits your speaker setup. Select “VIRTUAL 3D SURROUND” after pressing DISPLAY.
VES (Virtual Enhanced Surround) B Uses 3D sound imaging to create virtual rear speakers from the sound of the front speakers (L, R) without using actual rear speakers. The virtual speakers are reproduced as shown in the illustration below. VIRTUAL SEMI MULTI DIMENSION Uses 3D sound imaging to create virtual rear speakers from the sound of the front speakers (L, R) without using actual rear speakers.
Digital Cinema Sound Settings VIRTUAL MULTI DIMENSION Uses 3D sound imaging to create an array of virtual rear speaker positions higher than the listener from a single pair of actual rear speakers. This mode creates 5 sets of virtual speakers surrounding the listener at approximately a 30˚...
Displays of each item By pressing DISPLAY repeatedly, you can display either “BIT RATE” or “LAYER,” whichever was selected in “ADVANCED.” BIT RATE BIT RATE kbps Mbps Bit rate refers to the amount of video/audio data per second in a disc. The higher the bit rate, the larger the amount of data.
Locking Discs (Custom Parental Control) Select “ON,” using M/m, then press ENTER. x If you have not entered a password The display for entering a password appears. CUSTOM PARENTAL CONTROL Enter a new 4-digit password, then press ENTER To return, press RETURN x When you have already registered a password The display for confirming the password appears.
Creating Your Own Program (Program Play) You can play the contents of the disc in the order you want by arranging the order of the titles, chapters or tracks on the disc and create your own program. One program can be stored in the player and contain up to 99 titles, chapters and tracks.
Creating Your Own Program (Program Play) x When playing a VIDEO CD or CD Select the track you want to program. Total time of the programmed tracks PROGRAM 0:15:30 ALL CLEAR – – 1. TRACK 0 2 2. TRACK 3. TRACK – – 4.
Playing in Random Order (Shuffle Play) You can have the player “shuffle” titles, chapters or tracks and play them in a random order. Subsequent “shuffling” may produce a different playing order. Select “SHUFFLE” after pressing DISPLAY. When you select a shuffle mode other than “OFF,” the “SHUFFLE “ indicator lights up in green.
Playing Repeatedly (Repeat Play) You can play all of the titles or tracks on a disc or a single title, chapter or track repeatedly. In Shuffle or Program Play mode, the player repeats the titles or tracks in the shuffled or programmed order. You cannot perform Repeat Play during PBC playback of VIDEO CDs (page 21).
Repeating a Specific Portion (A–B Repeat) You can play a specific portion of a title, chapter or track repeatedly. This function is useful when you want to do such things as memorize lyrics. During PBC Playback of VIDEO CDs (page 21), this function is available only while playing moving pictures.
Repeating a Specific Portion (A–B Repeat) When you reach the ending point (point B), press ENTER again. The set points are displayed and the player starts repeating this specific portion. “A-B” appears on the front panel display during A-B repeat play. 1 2 ( 2 7 ) PLAY 1 8 ( 3 4 )
Enhancing the Playback Picture (Digital Video Enhancer) The Digital Video Enhancer function makes the picture appear clear and crisp by enhancing the outlines of images on your TV screen. Select “DIGITAL VIDEO ENHANCER” after pressing DISPLAY. When you select a level other than “OFF,” the “DIGITAL VIDEO ENHANCER”...
Settings and Adjustments This chapter describes how to set and adjust the player using the on-screen setup menu. Most settings and adjustments are required to be set when you first use the player. This chapter also describes how to set the remote for controlling the TV or the AV receiver (amplifier).
Select the main item you want using M/m. LANGUAGE SETUP OSD: DVD MENU: AUDIO: Main item SUBTITLE: To set, press , then To quit, press DISPLAY Press ENTER. The selected main item is highlighted. SCREEN SETUP TV TYPE: 4:3 LETTER BOX SCREEN SAVER: BACKGROUND: JACKET PICTURE...
Setup Display Item List The default settings are underlined. LANGUAGE SETUP (page 49) ENGLISH FRENCH SPANISH PORTUGUESE DVD MENU ENGLISH FRENCH SPANISH PORTUGUESE GERMAN ITALIAN DUTCH CHINESE JAPANESE DANISH SWEDISH FINNISH NORWEGIAN RUSSIAN OTHERS , AUDIO ORIGINAL (same as DVD MENU) AUDIO FOLLOW SUBTITLE (same as DVD MENU)
Setting the Display Language or Sound Track (LANGUAGE SETUP) “LANGUAGE SETUP” allows you to set various languages for the on-screen display or sound track. The default settings are underlined. Select “LANGUAGE SETUP” in the setup display. LANGUAGE SETUP OSD: DVD MENU: AUDIO: SUBTITLE: To set, press...
Settings for the Display (SCREEN SETUP) “SCREEN SETUP” allows you to set the display according to the playback conditions. The default settings are underlined. Select “SCREEN SETUP” in the setup display. SCREEN SETUP TV TYPE: 4:3 LETTER BOX SCREEN SAVER: BACKGROUND: JACKET PICTURE To set, press...
Custom Settings (CUSTOM SETUP) “CUSTOM SETUP” allows you to set the playback conditions. The default settings are underlined. Select “CUSTOM SETUP” in the setup display. CUSTOM SETUP AUTO PLAY: DIMMER: PAUSE MODE: PARENTAL CONTROL PLAYBACK MEMORY: TRACK SELECTION: To set, press , then To quit, press DISPLAY...
Custom Settings (CUSTOM SETUP) Enter a password in 4 digits using the number buttons, then press ENTER. The digits change to asterisks ( ), and the display for confirming the password appears. CUSTOM SETUP PARENTAL CONTROL To confirm,enter password again, then press ENTER To return, press...
To change the password 1 After Step 3, select “CHANGE PASSWORD” using M/m, then press , or ENTER. The display for changing the password appears. 2 Follow Steps 2 and 3 to enter a new password. Playing a disc which is blocked by the playback limitation level 1 Insert the disc and press H.
Custom Settings (CUSTOM SETUP) x PLAYBACK MEMORY The player can store the SUBTITLE, VIDEO EQUALIZER, and other settings of each disc for up to 50 discs (Playback Memory). Set the Playback Memory function on or off. • ON : stores the settings in memory when you eject the disc.
x CENTER SPEAKER EQ (equalizer) Makes the spoken track clear by changing the frequency response when speech is difficult to hear. A center speaker must be connected to the CENTER connector of 5.1CH OUTPUT for this function to work. • FLAT: outputs the spoken track as it was recorded. •...
Settings for the Sound (AUDIO SETUP) x DTS Selects the DTS signals to be output via the DIGITAL OUT OPTICAL and COAXIAL connectors. • OFF: when the player is connected to an audio component lacking a built-in DTS decoder. • ON: when the player is connected to an audio component having a built-in DTS decoder.
• SUBWOOFER — NONE: If you do not connect a subwoofer, select this. This activates the Dolby Digital bass redirection circuitry and outputs the LFE signals from the front speakers as long as the front speaker size is set to “LARGE.”...
Settings for the Speakers (SPEAKER SETUP) x BALANCE You can vary the balance of the left and right speakers as follows. Be sure to set “TEST TONE” to “ON” for easy adjustment (see x TEST TONE below). The default adjustments are in parentheses. •...
• When you replace the batteries of the remote, the code number may be reset to the default setting. Reset the appropriate code number. Manufacturer Code number Manufacturer Code number Sony (default) Panasonic Akai Philco Philips Centurion...
AV receiver (amplifier). TV/DVD switch Number buttons AV receiver (amplifier) Manufacturer Code number Sony 91 (default), 89 Denon 84, 85, 86 Kenwood 92, 93 Onkyo 81, 82, 83...
If you experience any of the following difficulties while using the player, use this troubleshooting guide to help remedy the problem. Should any problem persist, consult your nearest Sony dealer. Power The power is not turned on. , Check that the AC power cord is connected securely.
Troubleshooting Sound There is no sound. , Check that the player is connected securely. , The audio connecting cord is damaged. Replace it with a new one. , Make sure you connect the player to the audio input connectors on the receiver (amplifier). (page , Make sure you turn on the TV and the receiver (amplifier).
, The self-diagnosis function was activated. See the table on page 64. The disc tray does not open and “LOCKED” is displayed on the front panel display. , Contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility.
, Open the disc tray and insert the disc correctly. •To prevent a malfunction, the player has performed the self-diagnosis function. , When you contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility, give the 5-character service number. (example: E:61:10)
Digital Cinema Sound (DCS) (page 34) The general name of technology that Sony developed to enjoy surround sound in a home. It simulates the sound of a movie editing studio instead of the usual concert hall so that you can enjoy the surround sound of a movie theater in the comfort of your own home.
Track (page 5) Sections of a picture or a music piece on a CD or VIDEO CD. Each track is assigned a track number enabling you to locate the track you want. VIDEO CD (page 4) A compact disc that contains moving pictures. The picture data uses the MPEG 1 format, one of the worldwide standards of digital compression technology.
Language Code List For details, see pages 32, 49. Code Language Code Language 1027 Afar 1186 Scots Gaelic 1194 Galician 1028 Abkhazian 1032 Afrikaans 1196 Guarani 1203 Gujarati 1039 Amharic 1209 Hausa 1044 Arabic 1045 Assamese 1217 Hindi 1051 Aymara 1226 Croatian 1229...
Index to Parts and Controls Refer to the pages indicated in parentheses for details. Front Panel 2 3 4 5 1 ! (power) button and indicator (16) Disconnects the power of the player or places the player in standby mode. 2 SHUFFLE button (41) Displays the “SHUFFLE”...
Index to Parts and Controls Rear Panel 5.1CH OUTPUT AUDIO OUT DIGITAL OUT FRONT REAR CENTER PCM/DTS/ DOLBY DIGITAL COAXIAL OPTICAL WOOFER 1 5.1CH OUTPUT connectors (13) Connect to a receiver (amplifier) having 5.1 channel input connectors. 2 AUDIO OUT R (right)/L (left) 1/2 connectors (8, 10) Connect to the audio input connector on your TV or receiver (amplifier).
Remote 1 ZOPEN/CLOSE button (17) Opens or closes the disc tray. 2 Number/ENTER buttons Selects and executes the items or settings. 3 CLEAR button (40 through 44) Press to return to continuous play, etc. 4 ANGLE button (33) Changes the angles when playing a DVD. 5 AUDIO button (31) Changes the sound while playing a DVD or VIDEO 6 PROGRAM button (40)
Control Menu display 24 Front panel display 22 Setup display 46 DISTANCE 57 DOLBY DIGITAL 11, 55 DOWNMIX 55 Sony Corporation Printed in Malaysia DTS 11, 56 DVD 4, 16, 66 DVD menu 20 DVD MENU 49 DIGITAL VIDEO ENHANCER...