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  • Page 1 Register your product and get support at Thank you for choosing Philips. Need help fast? Read your Quick Start Guide and/or User Manual first for quick tips that make using your Philips product more enjoyable. Register your product and get support at or call...
  • Page 2 Registering your model with PHILIPS makes you eligible for all of the valuable benefits listed below, so don't miss out. Complete and return your Product Registration Card at once, or register online at to...
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read these instructions. Keep these instructions. Heed all warnings. Follow all instructions. Do not use this apparatus near water. Clean only with dry cloth. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer´s instructions. Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that...
  • Page 4: Declaration Of Conformity

    MODEL 525p AND 625p DVD PLAYER, PLEASE CONTACT OUR CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER.’ Declaration of Conformity Model number: DVP96, DVP98 Trade Name: Philips Responsible Party: Philips Consumer Electronics A Division of Philips Electronics North America Corp. P. O. Box 67159 Marietta, GA 0006-006 1-800-PHILIPS (7-577) 2008-05-05 2:17:41 PM...
  • Page 5 Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories, Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. Windows Media and the Windows logo are trademarks, or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. DivX, DivX Ultra Certified, and associated logos are trademarks of DivX, Inc.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents General General Information ... 8 Setup precautions ...8 Accessories supplied ...8 Cleaning discs ...8 About recycling ...8 Product Overview Your DVD Player ... 9 Remote Control ...10-12 Using the remote control ...1 Connections Basic Connections ...13-16 Step 1: Connecting to television ...1-15 Option 1: Using Composite Video jacks (CVBS) ...1 Option : Using Component Video jacks (Y Pb Pr) ...1 Option : Using HDMI or DVI TV jack ...1...
  • Page 7 Using Display menu options ... 6-7 Selecting title/chapter/track ...6 Searching by time ...6 Viewing playing time ...7 Switching camera angles (DVD only) ...7 Preview function (VCD/SVCD/DVD) ...7 Special Audio CD feature ... 8 DivX® Playing a disc ... 9 Playing a JPEG photo disc (slide show) ... 0 Preview function ...
  • Page 8: General Information

    General Information WARNING! This unit does not contain any user- serviceable parts. Please leave all maintenance work to qualified personnel. Setup precautions Finding a suitable location – Place this unit on a flat, hard and stable surface. Never place the unit on a carpet. –...
  • Page 9: Your Dvd Player

    STANDBY-ON – Turns on this unit or turns off to normal standby mode. Disc tray OPEN/CLOSE ç – Opens/closes the disc tray. Display panel – Show information about the current status of this unit. dvp3962_3982_37_eng1.indd 9 Your DVD Player Front Panel View IR Sensor –...
  • Page 10: Remote Control

    Remote Control dvp3962_3982_37_eng1.indd 10 – Turns on this unit or turns off to normal standby mode. ç (Open/Close) – Opens/closes the disc tray. Opens/closes the disc tray. DISPLAY – Displays the current status or disc information.    –     : Move cursor to up or down. : Press up or down for a slow : Press up or down for a slow ress up or down for a slow...
  • Page 11 DISC MENU – Enters or exits disc contents menu. – For VCD .0 and SVCD, switches on or off the playback control mode. – Confirms an entry or selection. RETURN/TITLE – Returns to the previous menu or shows title menu. .
  • Page 12: Using The Remote Control

    Remote Control Using the remote control Open the battery compartment. Insert two batteries type R0 or AAA, following the indications (+-) inside the compartment. Close the cover. Point the remote control directly at the remote sensor (IR) on the front panel. Note: Never place any objects between the remote control and this unit while...
  • Page 13: Basic Connections

    AUDIO Audio (red/white cables) DVD player (rear) TV OUT HDMI OUT COMPONENT VIDEO OUT Step 1: Connecting to television This connection enables you to view the video playback from this unit. You only need to choose one of the options below to make the video connection.
  • Page 14: Option : Using Hdmi Or Dvi Tv Jack

    Basic Connections HDTV/ DVI TV Option 3: Using HDMI or DVI TV jack HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) is a digital interface that allows pure digital audio/video transmission without the loss of image quality. Connect a HDMI cable (not supplied) from the HDMI OUT jack on this unit to the HDMI input jack on a HDMI- compatible device (e.g., HDMI TV, HDCP...
  • Page 15: Option : Using An Accessory Rf Modulator

    Option 4: Using an accessory RF modulator Use this connection if your TV has only a single Antenna input jack (labeled as 75 ohm or RF In). Connect the audio/video cables (supplied) from the TV OUT and AUDIO OUT L/R jacks on this unit to the video input jack (yellow) and audio input jacks (red/ white) on the RF modulator.
  • Page 16: Step : Connecting The Power Cord

    Basic Connections Step 2: Connecting the power cord After everything is connected properly, plug the AC power cord into the power outlet. Never make or change any connections with the power turned on. Helpful Hint: – Refer to the type plate at the rear or bottom of the product for identification and supply ratings.
  • Page 17: Optional Connections

    AUDIO DIGITAL STEREO (red/white cables) DIGITAL TV OUT COAXIAL HDMI OUT COMPONENT VIDEO OUT AUDIO OUT Connecting to an Analog Stereo System You can connect this unit to a two channel stereo system (e.g. mini system, analog receiver) in order to enjoy stereo sound output.
  • Page 18: Getting Started

    Use  keys to select a language and press OK to confirm. Notes: – To synchronize with a Philips ‘EasyLink’ TV, the OSD language must be set to { Auto (xxx) }. This is the language available from the Philips ‘EasyLink’ TV.
  • Page 19: Audio, Subtitle And Menu Language For Dvd Playback

    Audio, Subtitle and Menu language for DVD playback You can select your preferred language settings for DVD playback. If the selected language is not available on the disc, the disc’s default language is used instead. Press Ç twice to stop playback (if any), then press SETUP.
  • Page 20: Setting Up Progressive Scan Feature

    Getting Started Setting up Progressive Scan feature (for Progressive Scan TV only) The progressive scan displays twice the number of frames per second than interlaced scanning (ordinary normal TV system). With nearly double the number of lines, progressive scan offers higher picture resolution and quality.
  • Page 21: Disc Operations

    Playable discs This unit plays: – Digital Versatile Discs (DVDs) – Video CDs (VCDs) – Super Video CDs (SVCDs) – Finalized DVD Recordable (DVD±R), DVD Rewritable (DVD±RW) – Audio Compact Discs (CDs) – MP/ WMA discs – The file extension has to be ‘.mp’, ‘.wma’...
  • Page 22: Playing A Disc

    Disc Operations Notes: – If the inhibit icon TV when a button is pressed, it means the function is not available on the current disc or at the current time. – Never put any objects other than discs in the disc tray. Doing so may cause this unit to malfunction.
  • Page 23: Selecting Various Repeat/shuffle Functions

    Helpful Hints: – For video disc, playback always resumes from the point where it was last stopped. To start playback from the beginning, press . while the message ‘Play from the start, press -PREV-’ is displayed. – This is a power-saving feature, this unit automatically switches to low power standby mode if you do not press any buttons within 15 minutes after a disc has stopped playing.
  • Page 24: Repeating A Specific Section (a-b)

    Disc Operations Repeating a specific section (A-B) While playing a disc, press REPEAT A-B at the start point. Press REPEAT A-B again to end the section. The section will now repeat  continuously. Press REPEAT A-B again to resume normal playback. Helpful Hints: –...
  • Page 25: Changing Sound Track Language

    Zooming This option allows you to zoom and pan through the picture on the TV. During playback, press ZOOM repeatedly to select a different zoom factor. Playback continues.  Use   keys to pan through the enlarged picture. Press ZOOM repeatedly to return to the original size.
  • Page 26: Using Display Menu Options

    Disc Operations Using Display menu options This unit can display the disc playback information (for example, title or chapter number, elapsed playing time), a number of operations can be done without interrupting disc playback. During playback, press DISPLAY on the remote control.
  • Page 27: Viewing Playing Time

    Viewing playing time It shows the remaining/elapsed time display of the current disc. Move to { Time Disp } in the display menu and press . The information and display are differ  depending on the disc type. For DVD Display Descriptions Title/Chapter...
  • Page 28: Special Audio Cd Feature

    Disc Operations Special Audio CD feature This is a time search option for audio CD playback. Playback skips to the time you input, within the disc or track. During playback, press DISPLAY repeatedly to toggle between different time input options. Display Descriptions Disc Go To...
  • Page 29: Playing A Divx® Disc

    Playing a DivX® disc This unit supports the playback of DivX movie which you can copy from your computer onto a recordable disc. See ‘Setup Menu Options - { General Setup Page > DivX(R) VOD Code }’ for details. Load a DivX disc. Use ...
  • Page 30: Playing A Jpeg Photo Disc (slide Show)

    Disc Operations Playing a JPEG photo disc (slide show) Before you start ... Turn on your TV to the correct Video In channel. See ‘Finding the correct viewing channel’ for details. Load a photo CD (Kodak Picture CD, JPEG). The picture menu appears on the TV. ...
  • Page 31: Playing A Mp3/ Wma Disc

    Playing a MP3/ WMA disc This unit can playback most of the MP and WMA files recorded on a recordable disc or commercial CD. Before you start ... Turn on your TV to the correct Video In channel. See ‘Finding the correct viewing channel’...
  • Page 32: Playing Music And Photo Files Simultaneously

    Disc Operations Playing music and photo files simultaneously You can create a musical slide show playback if the disc contains both the MP/WMA music and JPEG picture files. Load a disc that contains both MP/WMA and JPEG files. Use  keys to select a MP/WMA file from the disc menu and press OK to start playback.
  • Page 33: Setup Menu Options

    Accessing the setup menu You can change the settings in this unit to suit your particular requirements. Press SETUP on the remote control. The setup menu appears.  Use   keys to select one of the setup menu. If you are not able to access the { Preference Page }, press SETUP to exit the menu.
  • Page 34: General Setup Page

    Setup Menu Options General Setup Page Disc Lock OSD Language Sleep Lip Sync dvp3962_3982_37_eng1.indd 34 (continued) (underlined options are the factory default settings) Not all discs are rated or coded by the disc maker. You can prevent play of specific discs with the disc lock function. Up to 0 discs can be locked.
  • Page 35 15 minutes. { Off } – Switch off the auto standby mode. Philips provides you with the DivX® VOD (Video On Demand) registration code that allows you to rent or purchase videos from DivX® VOD service at All the downloaded videos from DivX®...
  • Page 36: Audio Setup Page

    Setup Menu Options Audio Setup Page (underlined options are the factory default settings) Analog Output Digital Audio Setup dvp3962_3982_37_eng1.indd 36 (continued) This setting is only required if you have connected the audio output of this unit to a stereo device or TV using the analog output jack.
  • Page 37: Hdmi Audio

    Audio Setup Page (underlined options are the factory default settings) Digital Audio Setup HDMI Audio Sound Mode dvp3962_3982_37_eng1.indd 37 Setup Menu Options Continued... { LPCM Output } – { 48 K } Select this to play disc recorded at sampling rate of 8kHz. { 96 K } Enable 96 kHz output on digital audio if the amplifier/receiver is compatible with...
  • Page 38 Setup Menu Options Audio Setup Page (underlined options are the factory default settings) CD Upsampling Night Mode dvp3962_3982_37_eng1.indd 38 (continued) This feature enables you to convert the music CD to a higher sampling rate using sophisticated digital signal processing for better sound quality. If you have activated the CD upsampling, this unit automatically switches to stereo mode.
  • Page 39: Video Setup Page

    Video Setup Page (underlined options are the factory default settings) TV Type TV Display Progressive dvp3962_3982_37_eng1.indd 39 Setup Menu Options Select the color system that matches the connected TV. It enables playback of a different type of disc (PAL or NTSC disc) on this unit.
  • Page 40 Setup Menu Options Video Setup Page (underlined options are the factory default settings) Picture Setting Personal Picture Setup Brightness Contrast Sharpness Color Closed Caption HD JPEG dvp3962_3982_37_eng1.indd 40 (continued) This unit provides three predefined sets of picture color settings and one personal setting which you can define yourself. { Standard } –...
  • Page 41: Video Setup Page

    Video Setup Page (underlined options are the factory default settings) HDMI Setup dvp3962_3982_37_eng1.indd 41 Setup Menu Options It provides the picture settings to enhance the appearance and picture quality for disc playback. This feature is only applicable if you have connected this unit to a HDMI-compatible TV/device. { Resolution } –...
  • Page 42 – You must turn on the HDMI CEC operations on your TV/ devices before you can enjoy the EasyLink controls. See your TVs/devices manual for details. – Philips does not guarantee 100% interoperability with all HDMI CEC compliant devices. { Auto Wake Up TV }...
  • Page 43: Preference Page

    Preference Page (underlined options are the factory default settings) Audio Subtitle Disc Menu Parental dvp3962_3982_37_eng1.indd 43 Setup Menu Options Select the preferred audio language for DVDs with multiple sound tracks. Select the preferred subtitle language for DVDs playback. Select the preferred disc menu language for DVDs playback. Note: If the selected audio/subtitle/disc menu language is not available on the DVDs, the disc’s default language will be used instead.
  • Page 44: Divx Subtitle

    Setup Menu Options Preference Page (underlined options are the factory default settings) Mp3/Jpeg Nav Mp/Jpeg Navigator can only be set if the disc is recorded with a menu. It allows you to select different display menus for easy navigation. { Without Menu } { With Menu } Password Select this to set the password for Parental control and Disc...
  • Page 45: Software Upgrade

    To check the updates, compare the current software version of this unit with the latest software version available at the Philips website. Press ç to open the disc tray. Press numeric keypad ‘55’ on the remote control.
  • Page 46: Troubleshooting

    Do not open this unit as there is a risk of electric shock. If a fault occurs, first check the points listed below before taking this unit for repair. If you are unable to remedy a problem by following these hints, consult your dealer or Philips for help.
  • Page 47 Problem The remote control does not function properly. The unit does not start playback. The buttons on the unit do not work. The aspect ratio of the screen cannot be changed even though you have set the TV display. Not able to select some items in the setup/system menu.
  • Page 48 Troubleshooting Problem No audio output from HDMI connection. No video output from HDMI connection. No sound during DivX movies playback. An DivX movie does not repeat. Certain DivX files do not play or are skipped. dvp3962_3982_37_eng1.indd 48 (continued) Solution – You will not hear any sound from the HDMI output if the source device is only DVI/HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection)-compatible.
  • Page 49: Specifications

    TV STANDARD (PAL/50Hz) (NTSC/60Hz) Number of lines 65 Playback Multistandard (PAL/NTSC) VIDEO PERFORMANCE Video DAC 1 bit, 108 MHz Y Pb Pr 0.7 Vpp ~ 75 ohm Video Output 1 Vpp ~ 75 ohm VIDEO FORMAT Digital MPEG  for DVD, SVCD Compression MPEG 1 for VCD DivX®...
  • Page 50: Glossary

    (front left and right, surround left and right, center and subwoofer). EasyLink: Philips EasyLink uses the HDMI CEC industry standard protocol to share functionalities between the unit and its connected devices. This feature is only available if you connect this unit to a HDMI CEC compliant TV with a HDMI cable.
  • Page 51 MP3: A file format with a sound data compression system. ‘MP’ is the abbreviation of Motion Picture Experts Group 1 (or MPEG-1) Audio Layer. By using the MP format, one CD-R or CD-RW can contain about 10 times more data than a regular CD.
  • Page 52 Philips is not liable for any damage to or loss of any programs, data, or other information stored on any media contained within the product, or any non-Philips product or part not covered by this warranty.
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