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Yamaha DVD-S540 Owner's Manual

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  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. This symbol warns the user that uninsulated voltage within the unit may have sufficient magnitude to cause electric shock.
  • Page 3 - and, most importantly, without affecting your sensitive hearing. Since hearing damage from loud sounds is often undetectable until it is too late, YAMAHA and the Electronic Industries Association's Consumer Electronics Group recommend you to avoid prolonged exposure from excessive volume levels.
  • Page 4 YAMAHA will not be held responsible for any damage resulting from use of this unit with a voltage other than as specified.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Introduction Environmental Information ...2 Supplied accessories ...2 Notes about discs ...2 Cleaning discs...2 Symbols Used in this Manual ...2 Functional Overview Front and Rear Panels...3 Remote Control...4 Preparation General Notes on connections ...5 Digital Connections ...5 Analog Connections ...5 Video Connections ...6 S-Video terminal <A>...6 Component Video terminal <B>...
  • Page 6: Environmental Information

    Introduction Thank you for purchasing this unit. This Owner’s Manual explains the basic operation of this unit. The region code is 1 for U.S.A and Canada models. Since it is usual for DVD movies to be released at different times in different regions of the world, all players have region codes and discs can have an optional region code.
  • Page 7: Functional Overview

    Front and Rear Panels STANDBY/ON – to turn this unit to standby mode or Disc Tray / OPEN/CLOSE – to open/close the disc tray B/ ; PLAY/PAUSE – to star t/interrupt playback STANDBY * Press button for about two seconds. S-VIDEO –...
  • Page 8: Remote Control

    Functional Overview Remote Control TOP MENU/RETURN – display the top-level disc menu (DVD) / go back to previous menu (VCD) MENU – access menu of a disc (DVD) / switch PBC on/off (VCD) 1 2 3 4 – (left/right/up/down) select an item in the menu ENTER/OK –...
  • Page 9: Preparation

    General Notes on connections Never make or change connections with the power switched on. Depending on the equipment you wish to connect, there are various ways you could connect this unit. Possible connections are shown in the following drawings. Please refer to the manuals of other equipment as necessary to make the best connections.
  • Page 10: Video Connections

    Preparation Video Connections If your AV receiver has video output jacks, connect your receiver (and then to your TV) so that you can use one TV for several different video sources (LD, VCR etc.) by simply switching the input source selector of your receiver. The player has three types of video output jacks.
  • Page 11: Inserting Batteries Into The Remote Control

    Inserting batteries into the Remote Control 1 Open the battery cover by pressing in the tab, then lift off the cover. 2 Insert batteries with the correct polarity as indicated by the + and - symbols inside the battery compartment. 3 Close the cover.
  • Page 12: Operation

    Operation Basic Playback 1 Press STANDBY/ON on the front panel to turn on the DVD player. 2 Press / (OPEN/CLOSE) on the front panel to open disc loading tray. 3 Place the chosen disc in the tray, with the label facing up.
  • Page 13: Repeat And Shuffle

    Mono Right: Output the right audio channels of the disc through the left and right audio jacks. MIX-Mono: each of the audio jacks can output the same audio effect as stereo. Repeat and Shuffle Each time you press REPEAT, the Repeat/Shuffle mode changes as follows;...
  • Page 14: Zoom

    Operation Zoom DVD VCD VCD SVCD SVCD The Zoom function allows you to change the image size. 1 Press ZOOM to activate the function. Use 341 2 to view other parts of the zoomed picture. Playback will continue. 2 Press ZOOM repeatedly to return to the original size.
  • Page 15: Preview Function

    Preview Function Press SCAN to enter previewing menu. Press 34 to highlight Track Digest, Disc Interval or Track Interval. Press ENTER/OK to open one option. After you enter the menu of any digest type, To quit preview function: Press 341 2 to highlight EXIT and press ENTER/OK.
  • Page 16: Picture Cd & Mp3 Playback

    Picture CD & MP3 Playback This player can playback JPEG format pictures and MP3 files on a personally recorded CD-R/RW disc or commercial CD, and is compatible with Kodak Picture CD. Playback pictures or songs one by one automatically. Album and track selection. Repeat (disc / album / track / picture).
  • Page 17: Special Jpeg Features

    Special JPEG Features Function Introduction Picture CD is a disc with a collection of JPEG format pictures, and all extension filenames should end with ‘JPG’. The CD can be recorded on any computer, and pictures may be from digital camera or scanner. If the customers prefer, they can make this CD become a Digital Album.
  • Page 18: Setup Menu

    Setup Menu Basic Operation 1 Press SETUP in the STOP mode to enter the Setup Menu. 2 Press ENTER/OK to go to the next level submenu or confirm your selection. 3 Press 1 2 to enter the submenu or return to the previous menu.
  • Page 19: Osd Language

    Repeat the program playback During playback of the programmed tracks, press REPEAT. The programed tracks can be played again. Note: If you select Shuffle mode by pressing REPEAT several times, the DVD player cancels program playback. OSD language This option is to select a language for information displayed on TV screen.
  • Page 20: Digital Audio Setup

    Setup Menu Digital Audio Setup In this menu, you can set up the digital audio output signal from the digital jacks, such as coaxial etc. Digital Output 1 Press 34 to highlight Digital Output. 2 Enter its submenu by pressing 2. 3 Press 34 to highlight the selected item.
  • Page 21: Video Setup Menu

    Video Setup menu There are items included in Video Setup menu such as “TV Type”, “TV Display”, “Closed Caption”, “Progressive” and “Picture Setting”. 1 Press SETUP to enter the setup menu. 2 Press 1 2 to choose the VIDEO SETUP icon TV Type Before viewing the DVD or VCD, ensure that the PAL or NTSC setting of the system matches your...
  • Page 22: Closed Caption

    MONITOR COMPATIBILITY WITH THIS MODEL 525P DVD PLAYER, PLEASE CONTACT OUR CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER. This unit is compatible with the complete line of YAMAHA products, including the projectors DPX- 1, DPX-1000, LPX-500 and the plasma monitor PDM-1. Picture Setting In this menu, you can personalize your picture color by adjusting brightness, contrast, tint and color (saturation).
  • Page 23: Password Setup

    Color (saturation) 1 Press 34 to highlight “Color”. 2 Press 2 to open the level bar. 3 Press 1 2 to increase and decrease the color level. 4 Press ENTER/OK to return to the Picture Setting menu. Setup Menu Password Setup This item is used for the parental control and disc lock.
  • Page 24: Preference Setup Menu

    Setup Menu Preference Setup menu There are options included in this menu such as “Audio”, “Subtitle”, “Disc Menu”, “Parental”, “Default” and “MP3/JPEG NAV”. 1 Press STOP twice. 2 Press SETUP to enter the setup menu. 3 Press 1 2 to choose the PREFERENCE icon Audio language DVD discs are available with multiple audio languages.
  • Page 25: Parental Control

    Parental Control Movies on DVDs may contain scenes which are 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 26: Troubleshooting

    Refer to the chart below when this unit does not function properly. If the problem you are experiencing is not listed below or if the instruction below does not help, set this unit to the standby mode, disconnect the power cord, and contact the nearest authorized YAMAHA dealer or service center.
  • Page 27: Specifications

    PLAYBACK SYSTEM DVD Video Video CD & SVCD PICTURE CD CD-R, CD-RW DVD+R, DVD+RW DVD-R, DVD-RW VIDEO PERFORMANCE Video (CVBS) Output 1 Vpp into 75 ohm S-Video output Y: 1 Vpp into 75 ohm C: 0.3 Vpp into 75 ohm Component video output Y: 1 Vpp into 75 ohm Pb/Cb Pr/Cr: 0.7 Vpp into...
  • Page 28: Language Code

    Language Code These pages can be used to select other languages.This does not affect the options in “Audio”, “Subtitle” or “Disc Menu”. Abkhazian Afar Afrikaans Albanian Amharic Arabic Armenian Assamese Avestan Aymara Azerbaijani Bashkir Basque Belarusian Bengali Bihari Bislama Bokmål, Norwegian Bosnian Breton Bulgarian...
  • Page 29 These pages can be used to select other languages.This does not affect the options in “Audio”, “Subtitle” or “Disc Menu”. Maori Marathi Marshallese Moldavian Mongolian Nauru Navaho, Navajo Navajo; Navaho Ndebele, North Ndebele, South Ndonga Nepali Northern Sami North Ndebele Norwegian Norwegian Bokmål;...