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Philips DVD962SA/001 Owner's Manual

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DVD Video / SACD Player
Owner's Manual


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  • Page 1 962SA 962SA DVD Video / SACD Player Owner's Manual...
  • Page 2: Important Note

    Important Note Advarsel: Laserrudstråling ved åbning når sikkerhesafbrydere er ude af funktion. Undgå u tsættelse for stråling. Bemærk: Netafbryderen POWER er sekundært indkoblet og afbryder ikke strømmen fra nette. Den indbyggede netdel er derfor tilsluttet til lysnettet så længe netstikket sidder i stikkontakten. Observer: Nettbryteren POWER er sekundert innkoplet.
  • Page 3 Index English -------------------------------------------------------- 5 Français ------------------------------------------------------ 33 Español ------------------------------------------------------ 61 Deutsch ----------------------------------------------------- 89 Nederlands ----------------------------------------------- 117 Italiano ----------------------------------------------------- 145 Svenska ---------------------------------------------------- 173 Dansk ------------------------------------------------------ 201 Suomi ------------------------------------------------------ 229 Português ------------------------------------------------- 257 Norge ------------------------------------------------------ 285 NDEX...
  • Page 4: General Information

    General Information Laser safety This unit employs a laser. Due to possible eye injury, only a qualified service person should remove the cover or attempt to service this device. USE OF CONTROLS OR ADJUSTMENTS OR PERFORMANCE OF PROCEDURES OTHER THAN THOSE SPECIFIED HEREIN MAY RESULT IN HAZARDOUS RADIATION EXPOSURE.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction Reality reproduced: Super Audio CD ------------------- 6 The next standard: hybrid disc --------------------------- 6 SACD : reality in sound...and vision ------------------- 6-7 Digital video ------------------------------------------------- 7 Unpacking ---------------------------------------------------- 8 Placement ---------------------------------------------------- 8 Infrared remote control ----------------------------------- 8 Functional summary Front and Rear Panels ------------------------------------- 9 Display ------------------------------------------------------- 10 Remote Control ------------------------------------------- 11...
  • Page 6: Reality Reproduced: Super Audio Cd

    The new audio standard IS reality! The human ear is no longer capable of distinguishing audible reality from digital reproduction. At Philips the future starts today with the Super Audio Compact Disc player. This Super Audio CD player combines superior sound quality with the possibility of playing almost all existing audio and video formats with a single player.
  • Page 7: Digital Video

    Audio CD (CDDA) Audio CDs contain music tracks only. You will recognise these CDs by their logo. You can play them in conventional style through a stereo system, using the keys on the remote control and/or front panel, or via the TV using the On- screen Display (OSD).
  • Page 8: Unpacking

    Unpacking First check and identify the contents of your SACD player package, as listed below: – SACD player – AC power cord – Remote Control with batteries – Audio cable – CVBS Video cable – SCART cable – Instructions for use If any item is damaged or missing, please inform your supplier immediately.
  • Page 9: Front And Rear Panels

    Functional Overview Front and Rear Panels POWER ON/OFF – switches the player on/off Disc Loading Tray DISPLAY – display the current status of the player ; PAUSE – interrupts audio/video playback or moves to the next frame 9 STOP – stops audio/video playback DVD 962SA DVD-VIDEO/SACD PLAYER V I D E O MAINS (AC Power)
  • Page 10: Display

  • Page 11: Remote Control

    Remote Control – select title/chapter RESUME – to continue playback from STOP/PAUSE mode – activate/deactivate Favourite Track Selection SOUND MODE – selects required sound mode • for SACD: CD, Stereo or Multi- channel (if available) • for DVD/VCD: Stereo, Dolby Surround-compatible, 3D sound or Multi-channel RETURN...
  • Page 12: On-screen Display Information

    On screen display information Menu bar/Status window V Personal Preferences Sound W Title/Track e Picture by Picture X Chapter/Index Slow motion Z Subtitle language Fast motion Angle Time search a Zoom Audio language c Video FTS Sound Mode no di s c stop Status window icons The status window displays the current status of the player and is displayed together with the first part of the menu bar...
  • Page 13: Preparation General Notes

    Preparation General Notes ¶ Depending on your TV and other equipment you wish to connect, there are various ways you could connect the player. Use only one of the connections described below. ¶ For some connections, settings for digital and/or analogue output are required.
  • Page 14: Connecting To Audio Equipment - Digital

    Connecting to an amplifier/receiver equipped with Dolby Pro Logic Connect the audio Left and Right outputs for Front speaker connection (1) to the corresponding inputs on the Dolby Pro Logic Audio/Video amplifier/receiver using the audio cable supplied. Set Analogue Output to Dolby Surround-compatible in the ‘Personal Preferences’...
  • Page 15: Channel Settings

    Video CVBS connection Connect the VIDEO OUT (CVBS) socket (8) to the corresponding socket on the TV using the video cable supplied. If you wish to receive the sound via your TV, connect the STEREO OUT Left and Right output sockets (1) to the corresponding sockets on the TV using the audio cable supplied.
  • Page 16: Delay Times

    Delay times The SACD player is set to reproduce correctly synchronized Digital Surround Sound in a listening area where the surround speakers are about 150cm nearer to the listening position than the front speakers, and the center speaker is in line with the front speakers. To adjust for other listening area arrangements, adapt delay times according to the following: Digital Surround...
  • Page 17: Operation

    Operation General Explanation About this manual This manual gives the basic instructions for operating the SACD player. Some DVDs require specific operation or allow only limited operation during playback. When this occurs, the symbol Ä appears on the TV screen, indicating that the operation is not permitted by the player or the disc.
  • Page 18: Personal Preferences

    V Personal Preferences In this mode you can set your personal preferences for a number of player features. Some settings must always be selected. This depends on the type of audio equipment connected. For this see the section ‘Connecting to audio equipment.
  • Page 19 – PCM output PCM (Pulse Code Modulation) is a method of encoding audio information in a digital format. PCM samples analog audio information at a fixed sampling rate and measures the amplitude (volume) of the audio signal with a precision determined by the sampling size.
  • Page 20: Display Information

    – Karaoke vocal Put this setting to ON only when a multi-channel karaoke DVD is being played. The karaoke channels on the disc will then be mixed into a normal stereo sound. r Language Select the required Menu, Audio and Subtitle language. Audio language - The sound will be in the language you select, provided it is available on the disc in play.
  • Page 21: Loading An Sacd Or Audio Disc

    Operation - Audio (Super Audio CD and CD) Loading an SACD or Audio disc Press / OPEN/CLOSE on the front of the player to open the disc tray. Load your chosen disc in the tray, label side up. Make sure it is properly inserted in the correct recess.
  • Page 22: Fts (favorite Track Selection) - Audio Cd Only

    Shuffle ¶ Press SHUFFLE during playback. The playing order of the tracks is changed. ¶ To return to normal playback, press SHUFFLE again. Repeat track/disc ¶ To repeat the current track, press REPEAT. appears on the display. REPEAT TRACK ¶ To repeat the entire disc, press REPEAT a second time. appears on the display.
  • Page 23: Access Control: Child Lock (dvd And Vcd)

    Operation - Video (DVD and VCD) Access control; disc lock (DVD and VCD) Activating/deactivating the disc lock In the STOP mode, select ACCESS CONTROL in the features menu s using the 4/3 (down/up) keys and press 2 (right cursor). Enter a 4-digit code of your own choice. Enter the code a second time.
  • Page 24: Access Control: Parental Control (dvd Only)

    Access control; Parental control (DVD-Video only) Movies on DVDs may contain scenes not suitable for children. Therefore, discs may contain ‘Parental Control’ information which applies to the complete disc or to certain scenes on the disc. These scenes are rated from 1 to 8, and alternative, more suitable scenes are available on the disc.
  • Page 25: Loading Dvd Or Vcd Discs

    Loading DVDs or VCDs Press / OPEN/CLOSE on the front of the player to open the disc tray. Load your chosen disc in the tray, label side up. Make sure it is properly inserted in the correct recess. Gently push the tray, or press / OPEN/CLOSE, to close the tray.
  • Page 26: General Features

    General features Note: – Unless stated, all operations described are based on remote control use. Some operations can be carried out using the menu bar on the screen. Moving to another title/track When a disc has more than one title or track (which you can see from both menu bar and the player display), you can move to another title as follows: ¶...
  • Page 27: Time Search

    Repeat A-B To repeat a specific portion of a title: ¶ Press REPEAT A-B at your chosen starting point. appears briefly on the screen. ¶ Press REPEAT A-B again at your chosen end point. appears briefly on the display, and the repeat REPEAT A sequence begins.
  • Page 28 FTS-Video ¶ The FTS-Video function allows you to store your favourite titles and chapters (DVD) and favourite tracks and indexes (VCD) for a particular disc in the player memory. ¶ FTS programme can contain 20 items (titles, chapters etc.). ¶ A programmed FTS will be placed on top of the list when playback is activated.
  • Page 29: Special Dvd Features

    Special DVD-features Checking the contents of DVD Video discs: Menus DVDs may contain menus to navigate the disc and access special features. To use the menu, press the appropriate numerical key or use the 4, 3, 2, 1 (down/up/left/right) keys to highlight your selection, then press OK. Title menus ¶...
  • Page 30: Enhanced Use

    If the message FAIL appears on the display, there is apparently a failure in your player and your player should be repaired. Consult your dealer or the Philips Customer Care Centre for the nearest Service Repair Shop in your country. The phone number is given in your warranty booklet.
  • Page 31: Before Requesting Service

    Before Requesting Service Symptom No power No sound Distorted sound from HiFi amplifier Disc can’t be played No picture Distorted picture Completely distorted picture or no Colour with player menu No return to start-up screen when disc is removed The player does not respond to the remote control Distorted or black/white picture with DVD or Video CD...
  • Page 32: Specifications

    Specifications PLAYBACK SYSTEM SACD Stereo SACD multi-channel DVD Video Video CD S-Video CD CD (CD-R and CD-RW) DVD+RW and DVD-R OPTICAL READOUT SYSTEM Lasertype Semiconductor AlGaAs Numerical Aperture 0.60 (DVD) 0.45 (VCD/CD) Wavelength 650 nm (DVD) 780 nm (VCD/CD) SACD DISC FORMAT Medium Optical Disc Diameter...

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