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General Information Features ... 4 Discs for playback ... 4 Region codes Supplied accessories ... 4 Environmental information ... 5 Care and safety information ... 5 Functional Overview Controls on the system ... 6 Remote control ... 7 Connection Connecting a TV set ... 8 Connecting the power cord ...
General Information Congratulations on your purchase and welcome to Philips! To fully benifit from the support that Philips offers, register your product at www.philips.com/welcome. Features Your DVD Soundmachine with 2.0-channel full analog amplifier creates the same dynamic sound qualities that you find in full-fledged cinemas and incorporates some of the best features in home theater technology.
Cleaning the disc lens ● After prolonged use, dirt or dust may accumulate at the disc lens. To ensure good playback quality, clean the disc lens with Philips CD Lens Cleaner or any commercially available cleaner. Follow the instructions supplied with cleaner.
Functional Overview ! @#$ Controls on the system 1 LIFT TO OPEN to open the disc cover 2 TUNING to tune to a radio station 3 VOLUME – to adjust master volume level 4 DISPLAY – to display disc information during disc playback –...
Remote control Notes: – The supplied remote control is for dics operation only. – First, select the disc (DVD/VCD/MP3/CD) source on the set, then select the desired function or 2 for example). 1 MUTE – disables or enables sound output 2 Numeric Keypad (0-9) –...
Connection Connecting a TV set Note: – Connect the system directly to the TV set. ● Use the supplied composite video cable (yellow) to connect the system’s VIDEO OUT jack to the video input jack (or labeled as A/V In, Video In, Composite or Baseband) on the TV set.
Push the source switch to disc mode. Turn on the TV set and set to the correct Video- In channel. You should see the blue Philips DVD background screen on the TV set. ➜ You may go to channel 1 on your TV set, then press the channel down button repeatedly until you see the Video In channel.
Preparations In disc mode, press SYSTEM MENU. Select SYSTEM SETUP nd press 4. Press 5 / 4 keys on the remote control to toggle through the functions and select your preferred option. ➜ Move to “TV System” and press NTSC –...
Power on the TV system and set to the correct Video In channel . ➜ You should see the blue Philips DVD background screen on the TV set. Lift the disc cover to open the disc tray and load a disc respectively.
Disc Operations Basic playback controls To start playback ● Press 38 on the front panel or PLAY the romote control. To interrupt playback ● Press 38 on the front panel or PAUSE 8 on the romote control.. ● To resume playback, press 38 on the front panel or PLAY on the romote control again.
Notes: – When you open the disc tray, the Repeat function will be cancelled automatically. – For SVCD and VCD 2.0 discs, the Repeat function is not available when the PBC function is set to ON. Shuffle play mode In this mode, all tracks in the current directory will be played once in a random order.
Disc Operations Special DVD/VCD features Changing subtitle language This operation only works on DVDs with multiple subtitle languages. ● Press SUBTITLE to select the desired language. Changing the picture scales This operation only works on VCDs/DVDs/ JPEGs with images. ● Press ZOOM + repeatedly to change the zooming scale: ZOOM OFF p ZOOM X 2 p ZOOM X 3 pZOOMX 4 p ZOOM OFF...
Moving to another title/chapter and playing from a selected point Some discs may contain more than one title or chapter. If the disc has a title or chapter menu recorded on it, you can start playback from the selected item. And GOTO function allows you to start playback at any chosen time on the disc.
MP3/ Picture Disc Operations Playing MP3/Picture disc (Kodak, JPEG) IMPORTANT! – You have to turn on your TV set and set to the correct Video In channel. MP3/JPEG Picture disc Load an MP3/Picture (JPEG) disc. ➜ The disc reading time may exceed 30 seconds due to complexity of the directory/file configuration.
Using the menu bar You can continue some operations directly via the menu bar on the TV screen without interrupting the disc playback. But when you enter system menu, the playback will pause. In disc mode, press SYSTEM MENU. ➜ The menu bar will appear across the top of the TV set screen.
DVD Menu Operations Setting the TV Type Make sure the format you need is available on the disc. If not, your setting will be invalid. 4:3PS (Pan and Scan mode) Select this if you have a conventional TV set and your DVD is not formatted for wide screen viewing.
Restricting playback by setting rating level Some DVDs may have a rating 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 specific.
DVD Menu Operations Using the language setup menu LANGUAGE SETUP function helps you to choose preferred audio language and subtitle, during the playback of DVDs with multiple audio languages and multiple subtitles. In disc mode, press SYSTEM MENU. ➜ The menu bar will appear across the top of the TV screen.
IMPORTANT! – Before playing a tape, check and tighten slack tape with a pencil. Slack tape may get jammed or may burst in the mechanism. – Store tapes at room temperature and do not put them too close to a magnetic field (for example, a transformer, TV set or speaker).
Tape Operation/Recording IMPORTANT! – Recording is permissible if copyright or other rights of third parties are not infringed upon. – Recording is possible only in tape deck. Preparation for recording Load a recordable tape with the open side up and the full spool to the right. Prepare the source to the recorded.
AMPLIFIER SECTION Output power ... 24 W PMPO L/R ... 1 W/channel RMS CD Frequency Response ..100Hz - 10kHz / ± 3 dB CD Signal-to-Noise Ratio>50dB (A-WEIGHED) Output Sensitivity Line Out(1kHz 0dB) ... 2± 0.2V TUNER SECTION Tuning Range ..
Troubleshooting WARNING Under no circumstances should you try to repair the system yourself, as this will invalidate the warranty. Do not open the system as there is a risk of electric shock. If a fault occurs, first check the points listed below before taking the system for repair. If you are unable to remedy a problem by following these hints, consult your dealer or service center.
The system does not respond when the buttons are pressed. The language subtitle cannot be changed when playing a DVD. Sound cannot be heard or is of poor quality Poor radio reception. Recording or playback cannot be made The tape deck door cannot open The remote control does not function.
Glossary Aspect ratio: The ratio of vertical and horizontal sizes of a displayed image. The horizontal vs. vertical ratio of conventional TVs. is 4:3, and that of wide-screens is 16:9. AUDIO OUT Jacks: Jacks on the back of the DVD System that send audio to another system (TV set, Stereo, etc.).