DVD PLAYER LECTEUR DE DVD DVD-S559 OWNER'S MANUAL MODE D'EMPLOI...
Important notes for users in the U.K. Mains plug This apparatus is fitted with an approved 13 Amp plug. To change a fuse in this type of plug proceed as follows: 1 Remove fuse cover and fuse. 2 Fix new fuse which should be a BS1362 5 Amp, A.S.T.A.
CAUTION Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures other than those specified herein may result in hazardous radiation exposure. ATTENTION L’emploi de commandes, de réglages ou un choix de procédures différents des spécifications de cette brochure peut entraîner une exposition à...
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Contents Thank you for purchasing this YAMAHA product. Please read through this owner’s manual so that you will know how to operate your model properly. After you have finished reading the instructions, put them in a safe place for future reference.
Contents 07 Initial Settings menu Using the Initial Settings menu ..30 Digital Audio Out settings ... . .30 Video Output settings ....31 Language settings .
Before you start Chapter 1 Before you start Features • 24-bit/192kHz compatible DAC The on-board 24-bit/192kHz DAC means that this player is fully compatible with high sampling-rate discs, capable of delivering exceptional sound quality in terms of dynamic range, low-level resolution and high-frequency detail.
Before you start Important Incorrect use of batteries can result in hazards such as leakage and bursting. Please observe the following: • Don’t mix new and old batteries together. • Don’t use different kinds of battery together—although they may look similar, different batteries may have different voltages.
Before you start This player supports the IEC’s Super VCD stan- dard. Compared to the Video CD standard, Super VCD offers superior picture quality, and allows two stereo soundtracks to be recorded. Super VCD also supports the widescreen size. Super VCD CD-R/RW compatibility •...
Before you start Displaying DivX subtitle files The font sets listed below are available for DivX external subtitle files. You can see the proper font set on-screen by setting the Subtitle Language (in Language settings on page 31) to match the subtitle file. This player supports the following language groups: Group 1: Albanian (sq), Basque (eu), Catalan (ca),...
Connecting up Chapter 2 Connecting up Easy connections The setup described here is a basic setup that allows you to play discs using just the cables supplied with the player. In this setup, stereo audio is played through the speakers in your TV. VIDEO PCM/q DIGITAL /DTS/MPEG...
Connecting up Connect the VIDEO OUT and AUDIO OUT L/R jacks to a set of A/V inputs on your Use the supplied audio/video cable, connecting the red and white plugs to the audio outputs and the yellow plug to the video output.
Interlace (see below). Switching the video output to interlace using the front panel controls Switch the player to standby then, using the front panel controls, press STANDBY/ON while pressing COMPONENT Interlace. VIDEO IN STANDBY/ON DVD-S559 to switch the player back to...
(Interlace). If there are questions regarding our TV set compatibility with this model, please contact our customer service center. This player is fully compatible with the complete line of YAMAHA products, including the projectors DPX-1200, LPX-510 and the plasma monitor PDM-4220. Connecting to an AV receiver...
Controls and displays Remote control STANDBY/ON STANDBY/ON CLEAR CLEAR PLAY MODE PLAY MODE SURROUND SURROUND TOP MENU TOP MEN ENTER ENTER HOME HOME MENU MENU SUBTITLE SUBTITLE ANGLE ANGLE ZOOM ZOOM SKIP SKIP SLOW/SEARCH SLOW/SEARCH STOP STOP PAUSE PAUSE (STANDBY/ON) (page 14) Number buttons (page 17) PLAY MODE (page 23) SURROUND (page 28)
Also, switch on your TV and make sure that it is set to the input you connected the DVD player STANDBY/ON DVD-S559 • My DVD player switches on but there is nothing displayed on my TV. Make sure that the TV is set to the correct video input (not a TV channel).
Getting started Setting up the player for your If you have a widescreen (16:9) TV, you should setup the player so that the picture will be presented correctly. If you have a conventional (4:3) TV, you can leave the player on the default setting and move on to the next section.
Getting started Playing discs The basic playback controls for playing DVD, CD, Video CD/Super VCD, DivX video and MP3/ WMA discs are covered here. Further functions are detailed in the next chapter. For details on playing JPEG picture discs, see Viewing a JPEG slideshow on page 21.
Getting started Basic playback controls The table below shows the basic controls on the remote for playing discs. The following chapter covers other playback features in more detail. Button What it does Starts playback. If the display shows RESUME or LAST MEM playback starts from the resume or last memory point (see also Resume and Last Memory...
Getting started DVD-Video disc menus Many DVD-Video discs feature menus from which you can select what you want to watch. They may also give access to additional features, such as subtitle and audio language selection, or special features such as slideshows.
Getting started • After I load a DVD disc, it ejects automatically after a few seconds! Most likely, the disc is the wrong region for your player. The region number should be printed on the disc; check it against the region number of the player (which you can find on the rear panel).
Playing discs Chapter 5 Playing discs Note • Many of the functions covered in this chapter apply to DVD discs, Video CDs/ Super VCDs, CDs, DivX video and WMA/ MP3 JPEG discs, although the exact operation of some varies slightly with the kind of disc loaded.
Playing discs Frame advance/frame reverse You can advance or back up DVD discs frame- by-frame. With Video CD/Super VCDs and DivX video file you can only use frame advance. During playback, press Press to reverse or advance a frame at a time. To resume normal playback, press (play).
Playing discs The options available depend on the kind of disc loaded and whether the disc is playing or not, but include: • Title – Titles from a DVD-Video disc. • Chapter – Chapters from the current title of a DVD-Video disc. •...
Playing discs • When a JPEG file is highlighted, a thumbnail image is displayed on the right. 00:00/ 00:00 0kbps Folder 2 File1 File2 File3 File4 File5 To play the highlighted track or DivX video file or display the highlighted JPEG file, press ENTER.
Playing discs During playback, press PLAY MODE and select ‘Repeat’ from the list of functions on the left. Play Mode A-B Repeat Title Repeat Chapter Repeat Repeat Random Repeat Off Program Search Mode Select a repeat play option. If program play is active, select Program Repeat to repeat the program list, or Repeat Off to cancel.
Playing discs • Use the following controls during random play: Button What it does Selects a new track/title/chapter at random. Returns to the beginning of the current track/title/chapter. Creating a program list This feature lets you program the play order of titles/chapters/tracks on a disc.
Playing discs • Use the following controls during program play: Button What it does PLAY Save the program list and exit MODE the program edit screen without starting playback (HOME MENU does the same). Skip to the next step in the program list.
Playing discs Switching audio language/ channels When playing a DVD and DivX video disc recorded with dialog in two or more languages, you can switch audio language during playback. When playing a VR format DVD-RW disc recorded with dual-mono audio, you can switch between the main, sub, and mixed channels during playback.
Audio Settings and Video Adjust menus Chapter 6 Audio Settings and Video Adjust menus Audio Settings menu The Audio Settings menu offers features for adjusting the way discs sound. Press HOME MENU and select ‘Audio Settings’ from the on-screen display. Audio Settings Select and change settings using the cursor buttons (...
Audio Settings and Video Adjust menus Dialog • Settings: High, Medium, Low, Off (default) The Dialog feature is designed to make the dialog stand out from other background sounds in the soundtrack. Equalizer • Settings: Rock, Pop, Live, Dance, Techno, Classic, Soft, Off (default) The various preset EQ curves are designed to suit various styles of music.
Initial Settings menu Chapter 7 Initial Settings menu Using the Initial Settings menu The Initial Settings menu provides audio and video output settings, parental lock settings, and display settings, among others. If an option is grayed out it means that it cannot be changed at the current time.
Initial Settings menu Setting Option MPEG Out MPEG > PCM MPEG Video Output settings Setting Option TV Screen 4:3 (Letter Box) (See also Screen sizes and disc formats on 4:3 (Pan & Scan) page 36.) 16:9 (Wide) Component Out Interlace Progressive AV Connector Out Video...
Initial Settings menu Setting Option DVD Menu Lang. w/Subtitle Lang. Languages as displayed Other Language Subtitle Display Display settings Setting Option OSD Language English Languages as displayed Angle Indicator Options settings Setting Option Parental Lock – DivX VOD Display What it means DVD disc menus will be displayed in the same language as your selected subtitle language, if possible.
Initial Settings menu Parental Lock • Default level: Off; Default password: none; Default Country/Area code: us (2119) To give you some control over what your children watch on your DVD player, some DVD- Video discs feature a Parental Lock level. If your player is set to a lower level than the disc, the disc won’t play.
Initial Settings menu ® About DivX VOD content In order to play DivX VOD (video on demand) content on this player, you first need to register the player with your DivX VOD content provider. You do this by generating a DivX VOD registration code, which you submit to your provider.
This player is designed to be used only with conventional, fully circular discs. Do not use shaped discs. YAMAHA disclaims all liability arising in connection with the use of shaped discs. Cleaning discs Fingerprints and dust on discs can affect playback performance.
The DVD player’s lens should not become dirty in normal use, but if for some reason it should malfunction due to dust or dirt, consult your nearest YAMAHA authorized service center. We do not recommend using commercially available lens cleaners for CD players.
Additional information Setting the TV system The default setting of this player is AUTO, and unless you notice that the picture is distorted when playing some discs, you should leave it set to AUTO. If you experience picture distor- tion with some discs, set the TV system to match your country or region’s system.
Additional information Language code list Language (Language code letter), Language code Japanese (ja), 1001 Bhutani (dz), 0426 English (en), 0514 Esperanto (eo), 0515 French (fr), 0618 Estonian (et), 0520 German (de), 0405 Basque (eu), 0521 Italian (it), 0920 Persian (fa), 0601 Spanish (es), 0519 Finnish (fi), 0609 Chinese (zh), 2608...
Additional information Glossary Analog audio Direct representation of sound by an electrical signal. See also Digital audio. Aspect ratio The width of a TV screen relative to its height. Conventional TVs are 4:3; widescreen models are 16:9. Digital audio Indirect representation of sound using numbers.