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  • Page 1: User Manual

    Thank you for choosing Philips. Need help fast? Read your User’s Manual first for quick tips that make using your Philips product more enjoyable. If you have read your instructions and still need assistance, you may access our online help at DVP3040 DVP3042...
  • Page 2 Important notes for users in the U.K. Mains plug This apparatus is fitted with an approved 13 Amp plug. To change a fuse in this type of plug proceed as follows: Remove fuse cover and fuse. Fix new fuse which should be a BS1362 5 Amp, A.S.T.A.
  • Page 3 DVD system may require a playability enhancement or upgrade. As DVD technology advances, these enhancements will become common and will be easy to complete. Go to for software upgrade. ‘CONSUMERS SHOULD NOTE THAT NOT ALL HIGH DEFINITION TELEVISION SETS ARE FULLY...
  • Page 4 CAUTION Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures other than herein may result in hazardous radiation exposure or other unsafe operation. VAROITUS Muiden kuin tässä esitettyjen toimintojen säädön tai asetusten muutto saattaa altistaa vaaralliselle säteilylle tai muille vaarallisille toiminnoille.
  • Page 5 This product complies with the radio interference requirements of the European Community. Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. “Dolby”, “Pro Logic” and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. English ------------------------------------------- 6 Français --------------------------------------- 44 Español ---------------------------------------- 80 Deutsch -------------------------------------- 116 Nederlands ---------------------------------- 152 Index...
  • Page 6: General Information

    Due to the numerous versions of new CD-Audio copy protection or enhanced CD-Audio protection recently available on certain discs, Philips is unable to guarantee that this DVD Player is fully compatible with such new discs. Should you have difficulty playing any such CD-Audio discs, kindly refer them to your CD- Audio disc retailer.
  • Page 7: Language Code

    Abkhazian 6566 Afar 6565 Afrikaans 6570 Amharic 6577 Arabic 6582 Armenian 7289 Assamese 6583 Avestan 6569 Aymara 6589 Azerhaijani 6590 Bahasa Melayu 7783 Bashkir 6665 Belarusian 6669 Bengali 6678 Bihari 6672 Bislama 6673 Bokmål, Norwegian 7866 Bosanski 6683 Brezhoneg 6682 Bulgarian 6671 Burmese...
  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Contents Language Code Introduction Supplied accessories ... 10 Cleaning discs ... 10 Setup ... 10 Connections Connecting TV ... 11-12 Using SCART jack ... Using Composite Video jacks (CVBS) ... Using Component Video jacks (Pr Pb Y) . Using an accessory RF modulator ... Connecting the power cord ...
  • Page 9 DVD Menu Options General Setup menu ... 29-30 Locking/Unlocking the disc for viewing ... Dimming system’s display screen ... Programming disc tracks ... OSD Language ... Sleep ... DivX VOD registration code ... Audio Setup Menu ... 31-33 Analog output ... Digital Audio Setup ...
  • Page 10: Introduction

    Introduction Supplied accessories Remote Control two AAA batteries Cleaning discs To clean a disc, use a micro fibre cleaning cloth and wipe the disc from the center to the edge in a straight line. CAUTION! Do not use solvents such as benzene, thinner, commercially available cleaners, or anti-static sprays intended for discs.
  • Page 11: Connections

    Connecting TV S-VIDEO AUDIO TV IN VIDEO IN IMPORTANT! – You only need to make one video connection from the following options, depending on the capabilities of your TV system. – Connect the DVD system directly to the TV. – A SCART connection will let you use features both Audio and Video on the DVD Player.
  • Page 12: Using Component Video Jacks (pr Pb Y)

    RF In,) you will need an RF modulator in order to view the DVD playback on the TV. See your electronics retailer or contact Philips for details on RF modulator availability and operations. Using an accessory RF modulator Use the composite video cable (yellow) to connect the DVD Player’s CVBS jack to...
  • Page 13: Connecting The Power Cord

    Connecting the power cord COMPONENT VIDEO IN S-VIDEO V (Pr/Cr) AUDIO ~ AC MAINS U (Pb/Cb) VIDEO IN After everything is connected properly, plug in the AC power cord to the power outlet. Never make or change any connections with the power switched on. When no disc is loaded, press STANDBY ON on the DVD Player front panel,...
  • Page 14: Optional: Connecting To An Audio System

    Connections Optional: Connecting to an Audio System STEREO Stereo system has Dolby Pro Logic or Right / Left Audio In jack Select one of the video connections (CVBS VIDEO IN, SCART or COMPONENT VIDEO IN) depending on the options available on your TV. Use the audio cables (white/red) to connect AUDIO OUT (L/R) jacks of the DVD Player to the corresponding...
  • Page 15: Functional Overview

    Front and Rear Panels STANDBY-ON B – Turns the player on or switches it to standby mode Disc tray OPEN/CLOSE / – Opens or closes the disc tray Display – Shows information about the current status of the DVD Player Mains (AC Power Cord) –...
  • Page 16: Remote Control

    Functional Overview Remote Control DISC MENU – Enters or exits the disc contents menu – Switches on or off the playback control mode (for VCD version 2.0 only) RETURN / TITLE – To go back to previous menu / show title menu PREV ( ¡...
  • Page 17: Getting Started

    Step 1: Inserting batteries into the Remote Control Open the battery compartment. Insert two batteries type R03 or AAA, following the indications (+-) inside the compartment. Close the cover. Using the Remote Control to operate the Player Aim the Remote Control directly at the remote sensor (IR) on the front panel.
  • Page 18: Setting Up Progressive Scan Feature (for Progressive Scan Tv Only)

    Getting Started Setting up Progressive Scan feature (for Progressive Scan TV only) The progressive scan display twice the number of frames per seconds than interlaced scanning (ordinary normal TV system). With nearly double the number of lines, progressive scan offers higher picture resolution and quality.
  • Page 19: Selecting The Colour System That Corresponds To Your Tv

    Selecting the colour system that corresponds to your TV This DVD Player is compatible with both NTSC and PAL. In order for a DVD disc to play on this Player, the colour system of the Disc, the TV and the DVD Player should match.
  • Page 20: Step 3: Setting Language Preference

    Getting Started Step 3: Setting language preference The language options are different depending on your country or region. It may not correspond to the illustrations shown on the user manual. Setting the OSD Language The On-screen language for the system menu will remain as you set it, regardless of various disc languages.
  • Page 21: Disc Operations

    IMPORTANT! – If the inhibit icon (ø) appears on the TV screen when a button is pressed, it means the function is not available on the current disc or at the current time. – Depending on the DVD or VIDEO CD, some operations may be different or restricted.
  • Page 22: Playing Discs

    Disc Operations Playing discs Connect the power cords of the DVD Player and TV (and any optional stereo or AV receiver) to a power outlet. Turn on the TV power and set to the correct Video In channel. (See page 17 “Setting up the TV”).
  • Page 23: Selecting Various Repeat/shuffle Functions

    Selecting various repeat/shuffle functions Repeat play mode The repeat play options vary depending on the disc type. While playing a disc, press REPEAT continuously to choose a repeat options. For DVD – Chapter (currently playing chapter) – Title (currently playing title) –...
  • Page 24: Operations For Video Playback

    Disc Operations Operations for video playback (DVD/VCD/SVCD) Using the Disc Menu Depending on the disc, a menu may appear on the TV screen once you load in the disc. To select a playback feature or item Use 1 2 3 4 keys or numeric keypad (0-9) on the remote, then press OK to start playback.
  • Page 25: Title/chapter/track Selection

    Title/Chapter/Track selection Press 3 4 to highlight {Title} / {Chapter} or {Track}, then press 2 to access. Use the numeric keypad (0-9) to enter a valid number (e.g. 04/05). Press OK to confirm. ➜ The playback skips to the selected title/chapter/track.
  • Page 26: Special Dvd Features

    Disc Operations (example for 6 thumbnail pictures display) Press 3 4 1 2 to select a track or input your selected track number using the numeric keypad (0-9), then press OK. ➜ Playback will start automatically on the selected track. Special DVD Features Playing a Title Press DISC MENU.
  • Page 27: Playing Divx Disc

    Playing a DivX disc This DVD player supports the DivX movie playback that you download from your computer onto a CD-R/RW or DVD±R/RW (see page 30 for more information). Load a DivX disc. ➜ Playback will start automatically. If not press PLAY/PAUSE 2;.
  • Page 28: Playback Selection

    Disc Operations Playback selection During playback, you can; Press PREV ¡ / NEXT ™ to select the previous/next track/file in the current folder. Press 1 23 4 on the remote to rotate/ flip the picture files. Press PLAY/PAUSE 2; repeatedly to pause/resume playback.
  • Page 29: Dvd Setup Menu Options

    This DVD Player setup is carried out via the TV, enabling you to customise the DVD Player to suit your particular requirements. General Setup menu In disc mode, press SETUP. Press 1 2 to select ‘General Setup’ icon. Press OK to confirm. Locking/Unlocking the disc for viewing Not all discs are rated or coded by the...
  • Page 30: Osd Language

    DVD Setup Menu Options If you want to remove a track Use 1 2 3 4 keys to move the cursor to the track you want to remove. Press OK to remove this track from the programme menu. To start programme playback Use 1 2 3 4 keys to highlight {START} on the programme menu, then press OK.
  • Page 31: Audio Setup Menu

    Audio Setup Menu In disc mode, press SETUP. Press 1 2 to select ‘Audio Setup’ icon. Press OK to confirm. Analog Output This options allows you to set the stereo analog output of your DVD Player. In ‘AUDIO SETUP PAGE’, press 3 4 to highlight {ANALOG OUTPUT}, then press 2.
  • Page 32: Sound Mode

    DVD Setup Menu Options Sound Mode The options included in Sound Mode Setup are: ‘3D’, ‘Movie Mode’ and ‘Music Mode’. In ‘AUDIO SETUP PAGE’, press 3 4 to highlight {SOUND MODE}, then press 2. Press the 3 4 keys to highlight an option. Enter its submenu by pressing 2.
  • Page 33: Night Mode - Turning On/off

    Night Mode - turning on/off In this mode, the high volume outputs are softened. It is useful for watching your favourite action movie without disturbing others at night. In ‘AUDIO SETUP PAGE’, press 3 4 to highlight {NIGHT MODE}, then press 2. Select this to level out the volume.
  • Page 34: Setting The Tv Display

    DVD Setup Menu Options Setting the TV Display Set the aspect ratio of the DVD Player according to the TV you have connected. The format you select must be available on the disc. If it is not, the setting for TV display will not affect the picture during playback.
  • Page 35: Picture Setting

    Picture Setting This DVD Player provides three predefined sets of picture colour settings and one personal setting which you can define yourself. In ‘VIDEO SETUP PAGE’, press 3 4 to highlight {PICTURE SETTING}, then press STANDARD Select this for standard picture setting. VIVID Select this will make the TV picture brighter.
  • Page 36: Switching The Yuv/rgb

    DVD Setup Menu Options Switching the YUV/RGB This setting allows you to toggle the output of the video signal between RGB (on scart) and Y Pb Pr (YUV). In ‘VIDEO SETUP PAGE’, press 3 4 to highlight {COMPONENT}, then press 2. Select this for Y Pb Pr connection.
  • Page 37: Restricting Playback By Parental Control

    Restricting playback by Parental Control Some DVDs may have a parental level assigned to the complete disc or to certain scenes on the disc. This feature lets you set a playback limitation level. The rating levels are from 1 to 8 and are country dependent.
  • Page 38: Pbc

    DVD Setup Menu Options You can set the PBC to ON or OFF. This feature is available only on Video CD 2.0 with playback control (PBC) feature. For details, see page 27. MP3/JPEG Menu - turning on/off MP3/JPEG Navigator can be set only if the disc is recorded with menu.
  • Page 39: Setting The Divx Subtitle

    Setting the DivX Subtitle font You can set the font type that supports the recorded DivX subtitle. In ‘PREFERENCE PAGE’, press 3 4 to highlight {DivX SUBTITLE}, then press 2. Standard Albanian, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, Gaelic, German, Italian, Kurdish (Latin), Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish and Turkish.
  • Page 40: Troubleshooting

    No sound or distorted sound No audio at digital output No sound and picture Visit us at for service support Solution – Check if the AC power cord is properly connected. – Press the STANDBY ON on the front of the DVD system to turn on the power.
  • Page 41 Unable to select Progressive Scan on/off – Check that the output of the video signal is switch to No sound during DivX movies playback An MPEG-4 or DivX movies does not repeat Visit us at for service support Troubleshooting Solution – The DVD+R/CD-R must be finalised.
  • Page 42: Specifications

    Specifications TV STANDARD (PAL/50Hz) (NTSC/60Hz) Number of lines Playback Multistandard VIDEO PERFORMANCE Video DAC 12 bit, 108mHz YPbPr 0.7 Vpp — 75 ohm Video Output 1Vpp — 75 ohm RGB (SCART) 0.7 Vpp — 75 ohm VIDEO FORMAT Digital Compression MPEG 2 for DVD,SVCD MPEG 1 for VCD MPEG-4 DivX...
  • Page 43: Glossary

    Analog: Sound that has not been turned into numbers. Analog sound varies, while digital sound has specific numerical values. These jacks send audio through two channels, the left and right. Aspect ratio: The ratio of vertical and horizontal sizes of a displayed image. The horizontal vs. vertical ratio of conventional TVs.

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