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Philips DVP720SA/75 User Manual

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  • Page 1 720SA 720SA DVD VIDEO / SACD PLAYER 3139 246 13512 01-38 DVP720_752 3/08/2004, 4:51 PM...
  • Page 2: 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 3 Digital Surround” are trademarks of common and will be easy to complete. Digital Theater Systems, Inc . 1996 Digital Go to for software Theater Systems, Inc . All rights reserved. upgrade. 3139 246 13511...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction Supplied accessories ... 5 Care and safety information ... 5 Connections Connecting TV ... 6-7 Using Composite Video jacks (CVBS) ... Using S-Video jack ... Using Component Video jacks (Pr Pb Y) ... Using an accessory RF modulator ... Connecting the power cord ...
  • Page 5: Supplied Accessories

    – Write only on the printed side of a CDR(W) and only with a soft felt- tipped pen. – Handle the disc by its edge, do not touch the surface. 3/08/2004, 4:51 PM 2.5 cm (1 inches) PHILIPS 2.5 cm (1 inches) 3139 246 13512...
  • Page 6: Connections

    Connections Connecting TV COMPONENT VIDEO IN S-VIDEO V (Pr/Cr) AUDIO U (Pb/Cb) VIDEO IN COMPONENT VIDEO IN S-VIDEO V (Pr/Cr) AUDIO U (Pb/Cb) VIDEO IN CVBS DIGITAL AUDIO OUT PCM/MPEG2/Dolby Digital COAXIAL OPTICAL S-VIDEO IMPORTANT! – You only need to make one video connection from the following options, depending on the capabilities of your TV system.
  • Page 7: 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 8: Connecting The Power Cord

    Connections Connecting the power cord COMPONENT VIDEO IN S-VIDEO V (Pr/Cr) AUDIO ~ AC MAINS U (Pb/Cb) VIDEO IN CVBS DIGITAL AUDIO OUT PCM/MPEG2/Dolby Digital COAXIAL OPTICAL S-VIDEO 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.
  • Page 9: Optional: Connecting To An Audio System

    Optional: Connecting to an Audio System STEREO AUDIO CENTRE SUB- STEREO FRONT WOOFER Stereo system has Dolby Pro Logic or Right / Left Audio In jack Select one of the video connections (CVBS VIDEO IN, S-VIDEO IN, SCART, COMPONENT VIDEO IN) depending on the options available on your TV.
  • Page 10: Functional Overview

    Functional Overview Front and Rear Panels STANDBY-ON B – To switch the DVD Player to Standby mode or ON Disc tray OPEN/CLOSE / – Open/Close the disc tray Display – Shows the current status of the DVD Player IR Sensor –...
  • Page 11: Remote Control

    Remote Control RETURN – To go back to previous menu DISC MENU – Enters or exits the disc contents menu – Switches on or off the playback control mode (for VCD version 2.0 only) 1 2 3 4 – Selects an item in the menu/ fast forward/backward, slow forward/ backward –...
  • Page 12: Getting Started

    (See pages 6-7 “Connecting TV”). Turn on the TV and set to the correct video-in channel. You should see the Philips DVD background screen on the ➜ Usually these channels are between the lowest and highest channels and may be called FRONT, A/V IN, or VIDEO.
  • Page 13: Selecting The Colour System That Corresponds To Your Tv

    Press 1 then, press MUTE on the remote control. ➜ You should see the Philips DVD background screen on the TV. Selecting the colour system that corresponds to your TV This DVD Player is compatible with both NTSC and PAL.
  • Page 14: Step 3: Setting Language Preference

    Getting Started Step 3: Setting language preference You can select your own preferred language settings.This DVD Player will automatically switch to the language for you whenever you load a disc. Setting the OSD Language The On-screen language for the system menu will remain as you set it, regardless of various disc languages.
  • Page 15: Step 4: Setting The Speakers' Channels

    Step 4: Setting the speakers’ channels You can adjust the delay times (centre and surround only) and volume level for individual speakers. These adjustments let you optimise the sound according to your surroundings and setup. IMPORTANT! The speaker settings only available on Multi-channel audio outputs.
  • Page 16: Disc Operations

    “Setting up the TV”). Press STANDBY-ON on the DVD Player front panel. ➜ You should see the Philips DVD background screen on the TV. Press OPEN•CLOSE 0 button to open the disc tray and load in a disc, then press the same button again to close the disc tray.
  • Page 17: Basic Playback Controls

    Basic playback controls Unless otherwise stated, all operations described are based on Remote Control use. Pausing playback During playback, press Å. ➜ Playback will pause and sound will be muted. Press Å again to select the next picture frame. To resume normal playback, press PLAY B.
  • Page 18: 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 19: Special Dvd Features

    Special DVD Features Playing a Title Press DISC MENU. ➜ The disc title menu appears on the TV screen. Use 341 2 keys or numeric keypad (0-9) to select a play option. Press OK key to confirm. Camera Angle Press ANGLE repeatedly to select different desired angle.
  • Page 20: Preview Function

    Disc Operations Preview Function Press PREVIEW. Press 34 to highlight {TRACK DIGEST}, {DISC INTERVAL} or {TRACK INTERVAL}. Press OK to open one option. Track Digest This function will minimise the picture of every track in order to display every six of these tracks on the screen to help you know the content of every track on the disc.
  • Page 21: Selecting A Folder And Track/file

    Selecting a folder and track/file Press 34 to select the folder and press OK to open the folder. Press 34 to select a track/file. Press OK to confirm. ➜ Playback will start from the selected file to the end of the folder. During playback, you can;...
  • Page 22: Special Picture Disc Features

    Disc Operations Special picture disc features IMPORTANT! You have to turn on your TV and set to the correct Video In channel. (See page 12 “Setting the TV”). Load a Picture disc (Kodak Picture CD, JPEG). ➜ For Kodak disc, the slide show will begin.
  • Page 23: Dvd 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 SYSTEM MENU. 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 24: Screen Saver - Turning On/off

    To return to the previous menu, press 1. TIPS: To remove the menu, press 01-38 DVP720_752 DivX(R) VOD registration code Philips provide you the DivX (Video On Demand) registration code that allows you to rent and purchase ® videos using the DivX VOD service.
  • Page 25: Digital Audio Setup

    Digital Audio Setup The options included in Digital Audio Setup are: ‘Digital Output’ and ‘LPCM Output’. In ‘AUDIO SETUP PAGE’, press 34 to highlight {DIGITAL AUDIO SETUP}, then press 2. Press the 34 keys to highlight an option. Enter its submenu by pressing 2. Move the cursor by pressing the 34 keys to highlight the selected item.
  • Page 26: Night Mode - Turning On/off

    DVD Setup Menu Options Night Mode - turning on/off In this mode, the high volume outputs are softened and low volume outputs are brought upward to an audible level. It is useful for watching your favourite action movie without disturbing others at night. In ‘AUDIO SETUP PAGE’, press 34 to highlight {NIGHT MODE}, then press 2.
  • Page 27: Progressive - Turning On/off

    Progressive - turning on/off This feature is only applicable if you have connected this DVD Player to a Progressive Scan TV through the Y Pb Pr jacks (see page 7). In ‘VIDEO SETUP PAGE’, press 34 to highlight {PROGRESSIVE}, then press 2. To disable Progressive Scan function.
  • Page 28: Preference Page

    DVD Setup Menu Options Press 34 to highlight one of the following options. BRIGHTNESS Increase the value will brighten the picture or vice versa. Choose zero (0) for average setting. CONTRAST Increase the value will sharpen the picture or vice versa. Choose zero (0) to balance the contrast.
  • Page 29: 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 30: Changing The Password

    DVD Setup Menu Options Changing the Password The same password is used for both Parental Control and Disc Lock. Enter your six-digit password when prompted on the screen. The default password is 136 900. In ‘PREFERENCE PAGE’, press 34 to highlight {PASSWORD}, then press 2 to select {CHANGE}.
  • Page 31: Specifications

    TV STANDARD (PAL/50Hz) (NTSC/60Hz) Number of lines Playback Multistandard (PAL/NTSC) VIDEO PERFORMANCE CVBS 1Vpp — 75 ohm YPbPr 0.7 Vpp — 75 ohm S-Video Output Y: 1Vpp — 75 ohm C: 0.3 Vpp — 75 ohm Video DAC 108MHz / 12bit VIDEO FORMAT Digital Compression MPEG 2 for DVD,SVCD MPEG 1 for VCD...
  • Page 32: Troubleshooting

    No sound and picture No output from subwoofer during stereo – Check that all speaker settings in the setup menu Disc can’t be played Visit us at for service support 01-38 DVP720_752 Solution – Check if the AC power cord is properly connected.
  • Page 33 No sound during DivX movies playback An MPEG-4 or DivX movies does not repeat Unable to select the DVD Player’s front panel Multichannel and Progressive Scan Visit us at for service support 01-38 DVP720_752 Troubleshooting Solution – Check the disc for fingerprints/scratches and clean with a soft cloth wiping from centre to edge.
  • Page 34: Glossary

    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.
  • Page 35: Language Code

    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...
  • Page 36 This Manufacturers Warranty is limited to 3 months for above listed Consumer Electronics products if used in commercial applications. Philips may, at its discretion choose to replace rather than repair any product covered by this warranty. This Manufacturers Warranty is neither transferable nor valid in countries other than Australia.
  • Page 37 12 months prior to the date of your claim. 01-38 DVP720_752 In the event of a failure, Philips shall be under no liability for any injury, or any loss or damage caused to property or products other than the product under guarantee.
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