Toshiba SD-5915SC Owner's Manual
Toshiba SD-5915SC Owner's Manual

Toshiba SD-5915SC Owner's Manual

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© 2004 Toshiba Corporation
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  • Page 1 SD-5915SU SD-5915SC © 2004 Toshiba Corporation Introduction Connections Basic playback Advanced playback Function setup Others...
  • Page 2: Introduction

    - Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. WARNING: Changes or modifications made to this equipment, not expressly approved by Toshiba, or parties authorized by Toshiba, could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilateral triangle, is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage”...
  • Page 3 The instructions shall state that an ALL-POLE MAINS SWITCH with a contact separation of at least 3 mm in each pole shall be incorporated in the electrical installation of the building. CAUTION: These servicing instructions are for use by qualified service personnel only. To reduce the risk of electric shock do not perform any servicing other than that contained in the operating instructions unless you are qualified to do so.
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    Introduction IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS CAUTION: PLEASE READ AND OBSERVE ALL WARNINGS AND INSTRUCTIONS GIVEN 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: Additional Safety Instructions

    ADDITIONAL SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 15. When you use headphones, keep the volume at a moderate level. If you use the headphones continuously with high volume sound, it may cause hearing damage. 16. Do not overload wall outlets; extension cords, or integral conveniences receptacles as this can result in a risk of fire or electric shock.
  • Page 6: Precautions

    Introduction Precautions Notes on handling When shipping the DVD video player, the original shipping carton and packing materials come in handy. For maximum protection, repack the unit as it was originally packed at the factory. Take care not to give it a shock or shake when carrying.
  • Page 7: Notes On Discs

    Notes on Discs On handling discs Do not touch the playback side of the disc. Do not attach paper or tape to discs. On cleaning discs Fingerprints and dust on the disc cause picture and sound deterioration. Wipe the disc from the center outwards with a soft cloth.
  • Page 8: Playable Discs

    Inc. and Toshiba of Canada, Ltd. cannot guarantee that this player will play every feature of every DVD bearing the DVD logo. As one of the creators of DVD technology, Toshiba DVD players are manufactured to the highest standards of quality and, as a result, such incompatibilities are very rare.
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Introduction SAFETY PRECAUTIONS ... 2 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ... 4 Precautions ... 6 Notes on Discs ... 7 Notes on region numbers ... 8 Table of Contents ... 9 Identification of Controls ... 10 Front panel ... 10 Rear panel ...
  • Page 10: Identification Of Controls

    Introduction Identification of Controls See the page in for details. Front panel ON/STANDBY indicator On: Lit in green. Standby mode: Lit in red. Disc Tray 20 ON/STANDBY button 20 Rear panel VIDEO OUT (Y/P (Component video) jacks VIDEO OUT jack 14 Power cord S VIDEO OUT jack 14 DVD display 11...
  • Page 11: Dvd Display

    DVD display Play mode indicator Total playing time indicator TOTAL DVD / VIDEO CD / CD indicator When you start playback, the elapsed time indicators appear. Pressing the FL. SELECT button switches them to the title/chapter/track number indicators. Some discs may not permit this operation. The indicators vary depending on the kinds of discs you play.
  • Page 12: Remote Control

    Introduction Identification of Controls (continued) The instruction in this manual describe the functions on the remote control. See the page in Remote Control TV button DVD button Number buttons 25 • DISPLAY button 30 * MENU button 24 TOP MENU button 24 SUBTITLE button 32 ANGLE button 33 PLAY button 20...
  • Page 13: Loading Batteries

    Loading batteries Open the cover. Insert batteries (AAA size). Make sure to match the + and to the marks inside the battery compartment. Close the cover. Notes on batteries Improper use of batteries may cause battery leakage and corrosion. To operate the remote control correctly, follow the instructions below.
  • Page 14: Connections

    Connections Connecting to a TV Connect the DVD video player to your TV. For details of output sound, see Connecting to a TV Signal flow To S VIDEO To wall outlet To VIDEO Notes: • Refer to the owner’s manual of the connected TV as well. •...
  • Page 15: Connecting To An Audio System And Tv Equipped With Component Video Inputs

    Interlaced outputs/inputs (ColorStream Some TVs or monitors are equipped with component video inputs. Connecting to these inputs allows you to enjoy higher quality picture playback. Actual labels for component video inputs may vary depending on the TV manufacturer. (ex. Y, R-Y, B-Y or Y, C In some TVs or monitors, the color levels of the playback picture may be reduced slightly or the tint may change.
  • Page 16: Connecting To Optional Equipment

    Connections Connecting to Optional Equipment You can enjoy high quality dynamic sounds by connecting the DVD video player to optional audio equipment. • For connection to your TV, see “Connecting to a TV” • For details of output sound, see •...
  • Page 17: Connecting To An Amplifier Equipped With A Dolby Digital Decoder

    Connecting to an amplifier equipped with a Dolby Digital decoder Dolby Digital Dolby Digital is the surround sound technology used in theaters showing the latest movies, and is now available to reproduce this realistic effect in the home. You can enjoy motion picture and live concert DVD video discs with this dynamic realistic sound by connecting the DVD video player to a 6 channel amplifier equipped with a Dolby Digital decoder or Dolby Digital processor.
  • Page 18: Connecting To An Amplifier Equipped With A Dts Decoder

    Connections Connecting to Optional Equipment (Continued) Connecting to an amplifier equipped with a DTS decoder Digital Theater Systems (DTS) DTS is a high quality surround technology used in theaters and now available for home use, on DVD video discs or audio CDs. If you have a DTS decoder or processor, you can obtain the full benefit of 5.1 channel DTS encoded sound tracks on DVD video discs or audio CDs.
  • Page 19: Connecting To An Amplifier Equipped With A Digital Audio Input

    Connecting to an amplifier equipped with a digital audio input 2 channel digital stereo You can enjoy the dynamic sound of 2 channel digital stereo by connecting an amplifier equipped with a digital audio input and speaker system (right and left front speakers). Amplifier equipped with a digital audio input To COAXIAL type...
  • Page 20: Basic Playback

    Basic playback Playing a Disc This section shows you the basic on how to play a disc. Basic playback Preparations • When you want to view a disc, turn on the TV and select the video input connected to the DVD video player. •...
  • Page 21 2, 4 DISC SKIP PLAY STOP PASUE/STEP ENTER To pause playback (still mode) Press PAUSE/STEP during playback. To resume normal playback, press PAUSE/STEP the PLAY button. • The sound is muted during still mode. To stop playback Press STOP. STOP To remove the disc Press OPEN/CLOSE and DISC SKIP to revolve the tray closewise.
  • Page 22: Variable Speed Playback

    Basic playback Variable Speed Playback You can play discs at various speeds, and resume playback from the location where you stopped playback. Playing in fast reverse or fast forward directions Press REW or FF during playback. REW: Fast reverse playback Fast forward playback Each time you press REW or FF button, the playback speed changes.
  • Page 23: Playing In Slow-Motion

    Playing in slow-motion Press SLOW during playback. Each SLOW SLOW press SLOW button, speed changes. Resuming playback from the same location Press STOP at the location where you want to interrupt playback. The DVD video player memorizes STOP the location where playback is stopped.
  • Page 24: Locating A Desired Section

    Basic playback Locating a Desired Section Normally, DVD video discs are divided into titles, and the titles are sub-divided into chapter. VIDEO CDs and audio CDs are divided into tracks. You can quickly locate any specific title, chapter, or track. DVD video disc Title 1 Chapter 1 Chapter 2...
  • Page 25: Locating A Desired Section By Entering The Corresponding Number

    Locating a desired section by entering the corresponding number Press SEARCH. Press to highlight the Title/Chapter or Track. If you are using a VIDEO CD / audio CD, skip step 2. Then at step 3, enter the number for the track you want using the number buttons.
  • Page 26: Advanced Playback

    Advanced playback Accessing a Specific Location Directly You can access a specific location by entering its corresponding time (hours, minutes, seconds). Entering the time counter of the desired location Press SEARCH. Press button to highlight the time SEARCH counter. e.g. Search Time Title / Chapter...
  • Page 27: Playing In A Favorite Order

    Playing in a Favorite Order You can combine your favorite titles, chapters, or tracks and play them in the order you determine. You can program up to 12 selections into the memory. (Program playback) Setting titles, chapters, or tracks in a favorite order Insert a disc and press PROGRAM during stop.
  • Page 28: Playing Repeatedly

    Advanced playback Playing Repeatedly You can play a specific title, chapter, track, or segment repectedly. (Title repeat, chapter/track repeat, A-B repeat) Repeating a title, chapter or track Press REPEAT repeatedly to select desired repeat during playback. Each time you press REPEAT button, the REPEAT playback mode changes as follows.
  • Page 29: Playing In Random Order

    Playing in Random Order You can play titles, chapters or tracks in random order. (Random playback) Playing titles, chapters or tracks in random order Press RANDOM repeatedly to select the random playback mode. The DVD video player starts RANDOM random playback within about 5 seconds after RANDOM button.
  • Page 30: On-Screen Display Operation

    Advanced playback On-screen Display Operation When you turn on the on-screen display, you can view information on operational status and access features and settings. On-screen display operation Press DISPLAY during playback. • The following display appears. DISPLAY e.g. While a DVD video disc is playing. Elapsed Time Elapsed time: Elapsed time from the beginning of the chapter which is currently playing.
  • Page 31: Selecting A Language

    Selecting a Language You can select a preferred language and sound recording system from those included on the DVD video disc. Good morning! Bonjour! Selecting a playback audio setting Press AUDIO during playback. The current audio setting is displayed. AUDIO Press AUDIO repeatedly until your desired setting.
  • Page 32: Selecting Subtitles

    Advanced playback Selecting Subtitles You can display subtitles on the TV screen and select a subtitle language from those included on the DVD video disc. Good evening! Bonsoir! Selecting a subtitle language Press SUBTITLE during playback. The current subtitle setting is SUBTITLE displayed.
  • Page 33: Selecting The Camera Angle

    Selecting the Camera Angle If the scene was recorded from multiple angles, you can easily change the camera angle of the scene you are watching. Changing the camera angle Press ANGLE. While you are playing a DVD with ANGLE different angles recorded, press ANGLE button to view the number of the current angle.
  • Page 34: Zooming A Picture

    Advanced playback Zooming a Picture You can magnify areas within a picture. Zooming a picture Press ZOOM during normal, slow or still playback. The DVD video player enters the ZOOM zoom playback mode and displays the icon. e.g. Each time you press ZOOM button, the magnification level changes as follows: Press ZOOM button to select the...
  • Page 35: Playing Mp3/Wma Files

    There are many different types of recordable disc formats (including CD-R containing MP3/WMA files). Given the fact that technology in this area is still maturing, Toshiba cannot guarantee that all genre of recordable discs will produce optimal playback quality. The technical criteria set out in this owner’s manual are meant as a guide only.
  • Page 36: Viewing Jpeg Files

    Advanced playback Viewing JPEG Files You can play JPEG files that have been recorded on a CD-R or CD-RW on the DVD video player. You can select a preferred view: a page of 9 thumbnail images and a single image view of a selected folder. Also, rotating, enlarging and shifting of each image can be possible.
  • Page 37: Viewing A Thumbnail View

    ENTER to view other thumbnail screen. JPEG files compatibility Discs whose compatibility with this DVD video player has been confirmed by TOSHIBA are as follows. Many of these discs, when loaded, will make the DVD video player enter the automatic mode prescribed folder in the disc.
  • Page 38: Function Setup

    Function setup Customizing the Function Settings You can change the default settings to customize performance to your preference. Setting procedure Press SETUP during stop. The following on-screen display SET UP appears. Language Video Press to select a icon for the setting you want to change, then press ENTER.
  • Page 39 Setting Language OSD Menu Subtitle Audio DVD Menu Video TV Shape TV System Video Output Audio Digital Out Virtual Effect Rating Password/Rating Load Factory Detail To select a preferred language for on-screen displays. To select a preferred language for subtitles. To select a preferred language for the sound track.
  • Page 40: Setting Details

    Function setup Customizing the Function Settings (continued) Setting details Language Language OSD Menu To select a preferred language for on-screen displays. English: To view on-screen displays in English. Deutsch: To view on-screen displays in German. Français:To view on-screen displays in French. Español: To view on-screen displays in Spanish.
  • Page 41 Audio To select a preferred language for the sound track. English: To view on-screen displays in English. Deutsch: To view on-screen displays in German. Français:To view on-screen displays in French. Español: To view on-screen displays in Spanish. Italiano: To view on-screen displays in Italian. Language Video Audio...
  • Page 42 Function setup Customizing the Function Settings (continued) Setting details Video Language TV Shape To select a picture size according to the aspect ratio of your TV. Language Video Audio TV Shape 4:3 Letter Box 4:3 Pan Scan TV System NTSC 4:3 Letter Box Video Output CVBS...
  • Page 43 Audio Language Video Digital Out Select the output sound format corresponding to your system connection. For details of sound recording systems. See Language Video Audio Digital Out Virtual Effect PCM: Select when connected to a 2 channel digital stereo amplifier. The DVD video player outputs sounds in the PCM 2 ch format when you play a DVD video disc recorded on the Dolby Digital, MPEG1...
  • Page 44 Function setup Customizing the Function Settings (continued) Setting details Rating Language Password / Rating DVD discs equipped with the password function are rated according to their content. The contents allowed by a parental lock level and the way a DVD disc can be controlled may vary from disc to disc.
  • Page 45: Table Of Languages

    Table of Languages Table of languages and their abbreviations Abbreviation Language No alternate language CHI (ZH) Chinese DUT (NL) Dutch ENG (EN) English FRE (FR) French GER (DE) German ITA (IT) Italian JPN (JA) Japanese KOR (KO) Korean MAY (MS) Malay SPA (ES) Spanish...
  • Page 46: Others

    The DVD remote control memorizes the selected TV brand code. Notes • The remote control is programmed at the factory to operate TOSHIBA TVs. • A single brand may use different codes depending on the particular model. Enter the correct number referring to the brand code table.
  • Page 48: Before Calling Service Personnel

    Others Before Calling Service Personnel Check the following guide for the possible cause of a problem before contacting service. Symptoms and correction Symptom Cause No power. • The power plug is disconnected. The DVD video player • The automatic power off function turned off by itself.
  • Page 49: Specifications

    Specifications DVD video player / outputs / supplied accessories DVD video player Power supply Power consumption Mass External dimensions Signal system Laser Frequency range Signal-to-noise ratio Audio dynamic range Harmonic distortion Wow and flutter Operating conditions Outputs Video output S video output Component video output COAXIAL Digital Audio Out Audio output (ANALOG)
  • Page 50: Player

    Limited United States Warrant y DVD Players - Exchange Warrant y Toshiba America Consumer Products, L.L.C. ("TACP") makes the following limited warranties to original consumers in the United States. THESE LIMITED WARRANTIES EXTEND TO THE ORIGINAL CONSUMER PURCHASER OR ANY PERSON RECEIVING THIS DVD PLAYER AS A GIFT FROM THE ORIGINAL CONSUMER PURCHASER AND TO NO OTHER PURCHASER OR TRANSFEREE PRODUCTS PURCHASED IN THE U.S.A.
  • Page 51 DVD Product to and from the Service Station. For additional information, visit TACP's web site: ALL WARRANTIES IMPLIED BY THE LAW OF ANY STATE OF THE U.S.A., INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FIT-...
  • Page 52 TYPE D’APPAREIL DURÉE DE LA GARANTIE: 12 MOIS GARANTIE CANADIENNE 1) Toshiba du Canada Limit e (TLC) of fre au Canada les garanties limit es suivantes aux consommateurs origin-aux. Veuillez conserver votre < facture > comme preuve d’achat. Pour obtenir une garantie canadienne, veuillez vous inscrire en ligne à...

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