Toshiba MD14FP1 Owner's Manual
Toshiba MD14FP1 Owner's Manual

Toshiba MD14FP1 Owner's Manual

Combination flat color television and dvd video player


©2004 Toshiba Corporation
Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly.
5K60101B [E] (Cover)
Advanced playback
20/4/04, 15:45
Basic setup
TV operation
Basic playback
Function setup


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  • Page 1 DIGITAL VIDEO COMBINATION FLAT COLOR TELEVISION AND DVD VIDEO PLAYER MD14FP1 OWNER’S MANUAL ©2004 Toshiba Corporation Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly. 5K60101B [E] (Cover) Introduction Connections Basic setup TV operation Basic playback Advanced playback Function setup...
  • Page 2: Introduction

  • Page 3 1. READ INSTRUCTIONS All the safety and operating instructions should be read before the unit is operated. 2. RETAIN INSTRUCTIONS The safety and operating instructions should be retained for future reference. 3. HEED WARNINGS All warnings on the unit and in the operating instructions should be adhered to. 4.
  • Page 4 Introduction IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS 13. LIGHTNING To protect your unit from a lightning storm, or when it is left unattended and unused for long periods of time, unplug it from the wall outlet and disconnect the antenna or cable system. This will prevent damage to the unit due to lightning and power line surges.
  • Page 5: Power Source

    27. LASER BEAM Do not look into the opening of the disc tray or ventilation opening of the product to see the source of the laser beam. It may cause sight damage. 28. DISC Do not use a cracked, deformed, or repaired disc. These discs are easily broken and may cause serious personal injury and product malfunction.
  • Page 6: Precautions

    Introduction Precautions Notes on handling 3 When shipping the unit, the original shipping carton and packing materials come in handy. For maximum protection, repack the unit as it was originally packed at the factory. 3 Do not use volatile liquids, such as insect spray, near the unit.
  • Page 7: Notes On Discs

    Notes on discs On handling discs Do not touch the playback side of the disc. Do not attach paper or tape to discs. On cleaning discs Fingerprints and dust on the disc cause picture and sound deterioration. Wipe the disc from the center outwards with a soft cloth.
  • Page 8: Playable Discs

    Introduction Notes on discs (Continued) About this owner’s manual This owner’s manual explains the basic instructions of this unit. Some DVD video discs are produced in a manner that allows specific or limited operation during playback. As such, the unit may not respond to all operating commands.
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS ... 2 Precautions ... 6 Notes on discs ... 7 Contents ... 9 Identification of controls ... 10 Connections Antenna connections ... 13 Cable TV connections ... 14 Connecting to optional equipment ... 15 Basic setup Starting setup ...
  • Page 10: Identification Of Controls

    Introduction Identification of controls See the page in for details. Front AUDIO (L/R)/VIDEO IN jacks (LINE) POWER indicator POWER button Disc tray PHONES jack Remote sensor SKIP ( ) buttons OPEN/CLOSE ( ) button STOP( ) button VOLUME ( / ) buttons PLAY ( ) button CHANNEL ( / ) buttons Rear...
  • Page 11: Remote Control

    Remote control The instructions in this manual describe the function on the remote control. See the page in *DVD MENU button Use the DVD MENU button to display the menu included on many DVD video discs. To operate a menu, follow the instructions in “DVD menu.”...
  • Page 12: Inserting Batteries

    Introduction Inserting batteries Slide the battery compartment cover in the direction of the arrow. Operation • Aim the remote control at the remote sensor and press control buttons to operate. • Operate the remote control within 30 angle on either side of the remote sensor, up to a distance of approx. 5 meters.
  • Page 13: Connections

    Connections Antenna connections If you are using an indoor or outdoor antenna, follow the instructions below that correspond to your antenna system. If you are using a cable TV service (CABLE), see page 14 for Cable TV connections. Combination VHF/UHF antenna (Single 75 ohm cable or 300 ohm twin-lead wire) Antenna jack 75 ohm coaxial cable...
  • Page 14: Cable Tv Connections

    Connections Cable TV connections This TV/DVD has an extended tuning range and can tune most cable channels without using a Cable TV converter box. Some cable companies offer “premium pay channels” in which the signal is scrambled. Descrambling these signals for normal viewing requires the use of a descrambler device which is generally provided by the cable company.
  • Page 15: Connecting To Optional Equipment

    Connecting to optional equipment You can enjoy VCR, camcorder or TV game with connection to external input. To select the external input, press INPUT SELECT and select “LINE” mode. To connect the TV/DVD to a VCR Press the INPUT SELECT to select the “LINE” (external input) to use the TV as a monitor. Operate your VCR as usual.
  • Page 16: Connecting To An Amplifier Equipped With A Dolby Digital Decoder

    Connections Connecting to optional equipment (Continued) You can enjoy high quality dynamic sounds by connecting the TV/DVD to optional audio equipment. Connecting to an amplifier equipped with a Dolby Digital decoder Dolby Digital Dolby Digital is the surround sound technology used in theaters showing the latest movies, and is now available to reproduce this realistic effect in the home.
  • Page 17: Connecting To An Amplifier Equipped With A Digital Audio Input

    Connecting to an amplifier equipped with a MPEG audio decoder MPEG2 sound You can enjoy motion picture and live concert DVD video discs with dynamic realistic sound by connecting an amplifier equipped with an MPEG2 audio decoder or MPEG2 audio processor. Amplifier equipped with an MPEG2 audio decoder To COAXIAL...
  • Page 18: Basic Setup

    Basic setup Starting setup The STARTING SETUP function makes installing your TV/DVD easily. It leads you the Language selection, TV/CABLE selection and auto channel memory automatically. IMPORTANT: Make sure that the antenna or cable TV system connection is made! Starting setup Press POWER.
  • Page 19: Setting The Language

    Setting the language This TV/DVD can display the on screen language in English, Spanish or French. Select the language you prefer first, then proceed with the other menu options. Setting the language Press MENU, then press option. SETUP/MENU LANGUAGE/IDIOMA/LANGUE VOL – VOL + ENGLISH ESPAÑOL...
  • Page 20: Tv Operation

    TV operation TV operation TV operation To turn on the TV/DVD, press POWER. The Power indicator will light. POWER Adjust the volume level by pressing VOL + or –. The volume level will be indicated on the screen by green bars. As the volume level increases, so do the number of bars.
  • Page 21 CHANNEL UP/DOWN Press and release CH + or –. The channel automati- cally stops at the next channel set into memory. For proper operation, before selecting channels, they should be set into the memory. See page 23 “To memorize channels”. CH + CH –...
  • Page 22: Closed Captions

    TV operation Closed captions WHAT IS CLOSED CAPTIONING? This television has the capability to decode and display closed captioned television programs. Closed captioning will display text on the screen for hearing impaired viewers or it will translate and display text in another language.
  • Page 23: To Memorize Channels

    To memorize channels This TV/DVD is equipped with a channel memory feature which allows channels to skip up or down to the next channel set into memory, skipping over unwanted channels. Before selecting channels, they must be programmed into the TV/DVD’s memory. In addition to normal VHF and UHF channels, this TV/ DVD can receive up to 113 Cable TV channels.
  • Page 24: Setting The V-Chip

    TV operation Setting the V-Chip An age limitation can be set to forbid children to watch programs according to “TV RATING” and “MOVIE RATING” level set. To use the V-Chip function, you must register a password. Notes: • If you forget the password, you cannot set the V-Chip. •...
  • Page 25 To set the V-Chip In the V-CHIP menu, press “V-CHIP SET”, then press CH + V-CHIP VOL + V-CHIP SET CHANGE PASSWORD CH – / MENU Press to select “TV RATING”, then press to display the desired setting. After setting, press ENTER. : TV RATING is not set TV-Y : All children TV-Y7 : 7 years old and above...
  • Page 26: Picture Control Adjustment

    TV operation Picture control adjustment / Adjusting the picture preference Picture controls are factory preset but you can adjust them individually as follows: And also you can select four picture modes—Standard, Sports, Movie, and Memory—as described in the following table: Picture control adjustment Press MENU, then press option.
  • Page 27: Stereo And Second Audio Program (Sap)

    Stereo and Second Audio Program (SAP) The TV/DVD is equipped with a feature known as multi-channel TV sound or MTS. MTS broadcasts greatly enhance TV viewing by bringing you programs with high fidelity stereo sound. MTS also provides an extra channel called the Second Audio Program or SAP which broadcasters can use to transmit a second language for bilingual transmis- sion or for other purposes.
  • Page 28: Basic Playback

    Basic playback Playing a disc This section shows you the basics on how to play a disc. CAUTION Keep your fingers well clear of the disc tray as it is closing. Neglecting to do so may cause serious personal injury. Basic playback Preparations: •...
  • Page 29 To obtain a higher quality picture Occasionally, some picture noise not usually visible during a normal broadcast may appear on the TV screen while playing a DVD video disc because the high resolution pictures on these discs include a lot of information. While the amount of noise depends on the TV you use with this unit, you should generally reduce the sharpness adjustment on your TV when viewing DVD video discs.
  • Page 30: Playing Frame By Frame

    Basic playback Playing a disc (continued) Playing in fast reverse or fast forward directions Press REV or FWD during playback. REV: Fast reverse playback FWD: Fast forward playback Each time you press REW or FWD button, the playback speed changes. Playing frame by frame Press PAUSE during still playback.
  • Page 31: Advanced Playback

    Advanced playback Zooming/Locating desired scene Zooming This unit will allow you to zoom in on the frame image. You can then make selections by switching the position of the frame. Press ZOOM during playback. The centre part of the image will be ZOOM/CH RTN zoomed in.
  • Page 32: Repeat Playback

    Advanced playback Repeat playback/A-B Repeat playback Repeat playback Press PLAY MODE during playback or stop mode. PLAY MODE [DVD] Press B B B B B /A A A A A or ENTER once or twice to select “Chapter” or “Title”. The unit automatically starts repeat VOL –...
  • Page 33: Program Playback

    Program playback/Random playback You can arrange the playback order of tracks or files on the disc. And also the unit selects tracks or files at random and playback them. These feature works for Audio CD, Video CD and JPEG CD. Program playback Press PLAY MODE in the stop mode.
  • Page 34: Changing Angles

    Advanced playback Changing angles/Title selection/DVD menu Changing angles When playing back a disc recorded with multi-angle facility, you can change the angle that you are viewing the scene from. Press ANGLE during playback. The current angle will appear. ANGLE Title selection Two or more titles are recorded on some discs.
  • Page 35: Changing Soundtrack Language

    Changing soundtrack language/ Subtitles Changing soundtrack language You can select the language when you play a multilin- gual disc. Press AUDIO during playback. The current soundtrack language will AUDIO appear. Press AUDIO repeatedly until the desired lan- guage is selected. AUDIO •...
  • Page 36: Karaoke Playback

    Advanced playback Karaoke playback/Disc status/ To turn off the PBC Karaoke playback You can turn the vocal on or off recorded on the DVD KARAOKE. During DVD KARAOKE disc playback, press AUDIO. The KARAOKE symbol ( AUDIO • If you play non-Karaoke disc, the KARAOKE sym- bol ( ) does not appear.
  • Page 37: Jpeg Playback

    JPEG playback You can select your desired JPEG file on the file menu and picture menu. The selected JPEG file is automatically adjusted to the TV screen. (When the aspect ratio of the JPEG file is different to your TV screen, the black bar will appear at the top and bottom, or the both sides of the TV screen.
  • Page 38: Function Setup

    Function setup Customizing the function settings You can change the default settings to customize performance to your preference. Setting procedure Press SETUP during stop mode. SETUP/MENU The following on-screen display appears. Language Picture Press B or A to select the desired section, then press D or ENTER.
  • Page 39: Setting Details

    Setting details Language Language Picture Menu Subtitle Audio Menu, Subtitle, Audio You can select the language of “Menu”, “Subtitle” and “Audio” if more than one languages are recorded onto the disc. English, Francais, Espanol: The selected language will be heard or seen. Other: Other language can be selected (see the “Language code list”...
  • Page 40 Function setup Customizing the Function Settings (continued) Setting details Sound Language Picture DRC (Dynamic Range Control) enables you to control the dynamic range so as to achieve a suitable sound for your equipment. On: Loud sound such as explosion or similar is toned down slightly when played back.
  • Page 41: Temporary Disabling Of Rating Level By Dvd Disc

    Temporary disabling of rating level by DVD disc Depending on the DVD disc, the disc may try to temporarily cancel the rating level that you have set. It is up to you to decide whether to cancel the rating level or not. Load a DVD disc and press PLAY or OPEN/ &...
  • Page 42: Others

    Others Language code list Enter the appropriate code number for the initial settings “Menu”, “Subtitle” and/or “Audio” Language Name Code Language Name Code Abkhazian 1112 Fiji Afar 1111 Finnish Afrikaans 1116 French Albanian 2927 Frisian Amharic 1123 Galician Arabic 1128 Georgian Armenian 1835...
  • Page 43: Reception Disturbances

    Reception disturbances Most types of television interference can be remedied by adjusting the height and position of the VHF/UHF antenna. Outdoor antennas are recommended for best results. The most common types of television interference are shown below. If one of these symptoms appear when the TV/DVD is connected to a Cable TV system, the disturbance may be caused by the local Cable TV company broadcast.
  • Page 44: Problems And Troubleshooting

    Others Problems and troubleshooting Use the following check list for troubleshooting when you have problems with your unit. Consult your local dealer or service outlet if problems persist. Be sure all connections are properly made when using with other units. SYMPTOMS POWER TV/DVD does not operate.
  • Page 45 SYMPTOMS Playback doesn’t start. No picture. No sound. Picture is distorted during fast reverse/forward playback. Stopping playback, search, slow- motion play, repeat play, or program play, etc. cannot be performed. No 4:3 (16:9) picture. No on-screen display. No surround sound. The unit or remote operation key is not functioning.
  • Page 46: Specifications

    Others Specifications General Power supply Power consumption Picture tube Speaker Audio output power Weight Dimensions Tuner Antenna input Applicable disc Frequency range Operating conditions Input/Output Video input Audio input Audio output (DIGITAL COAXIAL) Supplied accessories Remote control (DC-FN20S) ... 1 Batteries (AAA) ...
  • Page 47: Limited Warranty

    Limited warranty Toshiba America Consumer Products, L.L.C. (“TACP”) makes the following limited warranties. These limited warranties extend to the original consumer purchaser or any person receiving this set as a gift from the original consumer purchaser and to no other purchaser or transferee .
  • Page 48 ATTENTION CANADIAN CONSUMERS: Canadian consumers are requested to complete the special Canadian “Warranty Registration Form” enclosed, and forward this completed form with a copy of bill of sale to TOSHIBA OF CANADA to “Register and Validate” their warranty. Products purchased in the U.S.A. and used in Canada are not covered by these warranties.

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