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Yamaha DVX-C310 Owner's Manual

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DVX-C310
(DVR-C310+NX-SW300+NX-F300+NX-C300+NX-S300)
DVX-C310SW
(DVR-C310+NX-SW300)
OWNER'S MANUAL
MODE D'EMPLOI

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  • Page 1 DVX-C310 (DVR-C310+NX-SW300+NX-F300+NX-C300+NX-S300) DVX-C310SW (DVR-C310+NX-SW300) OWNER’S MANUAL MODE D’EMPLOI...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 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. • Explanation of Graphical Symbols The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilateral triangle, is intended to alert you to the presence of uninsulated...
  • Page 3 This product, when installed as indicated in the instructions contained in this manual, meets FCC requirements. Modifications not expressly approved by Yamaha may void your authority, granted by the FCC, to use the product. 2 IMPORTANT: When connecting this product to accessories and/or another product use only high quality shielded cables.
  • 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

    CONNECTION ...12 Connecting a TV ... 12 Connecting an HDMI component ... 13 Connecting a VCR ... 14 Connecting a YAMAHA iPod universal dock ... 15 Connecting a digital audio component ... 16 Connecting a portable audio player ... 16 Connecting the FM/AM antennas ...
  • Page 6: Introduction

    Active Servo Processing Subwoofer System with built-in power amplifier. This subwoofer system (NX-SW300) employes Advanced YAMAHA Active Servo Technology which YAMAHA has developed for reproducing higher quality super-bass sound. This super-bass sound adds a more realistic, theater-in-the-home effect to your stereo system.
  • Page 7: Main Unit

    AM loop antenna Remote control Batteries (x 2) Video pin cable System control cable Speaker cables* (5 m x 3) (15 m x 2) Fasteners (x 2)* *DVX-C310 only INTRODUCTION POWER DIMMER SLEEP POWER SCAN PAGE PROG REPEAT A - B...
  • Page 8: Functional Overview

    FUNCTIONAL OVERVIEW ■ Front panel (DVR-C310) DISC 1 STANDBY/ON ( Turns on this DVD receiver, or sets it to the standby mode. While this DVD receiver is in the standby mode, it consumes a small amount of power. 2 Disc tray Loads up to 5 discs in the disc tray.
  • Page 9: Rear Panel (Dvr-C310)

    (see page 13). 3 XM jack Connect an XM Passport System (see page 41). 4 DOCK terminal Connect a YAMAHA iPod universal dock (see page 15). 5 AC power cord Connect to a standard AC outlet. 6 VIDEO output jack Connect to the video (composite) jack of your TV (see page 12).
  • Page 10: Remote Control (For Dvr-C310)

    FUNCTIONAL OVERVIEW ■ Remote control (For DVR-C310) POWER DIMMER SLEEP SCAN PROG REPEAT A - B TOP MENU/RETURN ENTER MENU SRCH PRESET SUBTITLE AUDIO ANGLE TV VOL TV CH BASS EFFECT SURR INPUT TUNER DVD/CD Note For details on how to use the remote control, see page 18. 1 POWER (TV) Turns on the TV, or sets it to the standby mode.
  • Page 11 B AUDIO Selects an audio language (DVD) or an audio channel (VCD). C TV CH (+ / –) Switches the TV channel. D TV VOL (+ / –) Adjusts the TV volume. E TV INPUT Switches the TV input. F EFFECT Selects a sound effect.
  • Page 12: Speaker Setup

    SPEAKER SETUP ■ Roles and layout of the speakers To enjoy quality sounds you need to place the speakers in their appropriate positions and install them correctly.The following shows the recommended layout of the speakers. For the best possible surround sound, all of the speakers (except the subwoofer) should be placed at the same distance from the listening position.
  • Page 13: Placing The Speakers

    Doing so may cause the speaker to fall. – After attaching each speaker, check that the speaker is fixed securely. YAMAHA will bear no responsibility for any accidents caused by improper installations. Hanging on a wall (NX-F300, NX-S300)
  • Page 14: Speaker Connections

    SPEAKER SETUP ■ Speaker connections Note Do not connect the power cord of the subwoofer and DVD receiver into an AC outlet until all cable connections are completed. Front Front speaker (R) speaker (L) – – DVD receiver HDMI DOCK 75Ω...
  • Page 15: Connecting The Speaker Cables

    ■ Connecting the speaker cables Be sure to twist the cable core firmly in a clockwise direction. Twisting loosely may cause a short. Good No Good Connect the speaker cable with the white line to the plus (Red (+)) connector on the front/center/surround speakers and connect the speaker cable with the black band to the minus (Black (–)) connector.
  • Page 16: Connection

    CONNECTION ■ Connecting a TV Notes – You only need to make one audio connections from the following options (1 or 2) and one video connection from the following options (1,2 or 3) depending on the capabilities of your TV. –...
  • Page 17: Connecting An Hdmi Component

    ■ Connecting an HDMI component HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is the first industry-supported, uncompressed, all-digital A/V (audio/video) interface. By connecting to an HDMI component (such as a TV), you can enjoy standard, enhanced or high- definition video as well as multi-channel digital audio using a single cable.
  • Page 18: Connecting A Vcr

    CONNECTION ■ Connecting a VCR Connect a VCR and enjoy video cassette tapes. VIDEO AUDIO VIDEO HDMI DOCK SYSTEM CONNECTOR TV IN AUX IN LINE OUT TO NX-SW300 ANTENNA Viewing and listening to playback from a VCR 1 Connect the video output jack of the VCR and the video input jack of your TV.
  • Page 19: Connecting A Yamaha Ipod Universal Dock

    DVD receiver, this DVD receiver begins the signal transmission with your iPod. – Unless your iPod is firmly stationed in a YAMAHA iPod universal dock connected to the DOCK terminal of this DVD receiver, audio signals may not be output properly.
  • Page 20: Connecting A Digital Audio Component

    CONNECTION ■ Connecting a digital audio component COAXIAL CD player, etc. VIDEO PCM/DTS q DIGITAL COAXIAL COMPONENT S VIDEO DIGITAL IN VIDEO OUT (DVD ONLY) DVD receiver Listening to playback Connect the COAXIAL jack of this DVD receiver to the digital output jack of a digital audio component. Notes –...
  • Page 21: Connecting The Fm/Am Antennas

    DVD receiver. – A properly installed outdoor antenna provides clearer reception than an indoor one. If you experience poor reception quality, an outdoor antenna may improve the quality. Consult the nearest authorized YAMAHA dealer or service center about outdoor antennas. CONNECTION...
  • Page 22: Getting Started

    GETTING STARTED ■ Inserting batteries into the remote control 1 Open the battery compartment. 2 Insert two batteries type R06 or AA, following the indications (+/–) inside the compartment. 3 Close the battery compartment. To replace the batteries If the batteries grow old, the effective operation distance of the remote control decreases considerably.
  • Page 23: Turning On The Power

    ■ Turning on the power IMPORTANT! Make sure that you have completed all the necessary connections (see page 12). 1 Connect the AC power cord to an AC outlet. 2 Turn on your TV and set the TV to the correct Video IN channel (e.g.
  • Page 24: Setting Language Preferences

    GETTING STARTED Setting an aspect ratio for your TV You can set the aspect ratio of this DVD receiver to match your TV. If the aspect ratio of your TV is 4:3, you do not need to change this setting. If you have a widescreen TV, select [16:9].
  • Page 25: Disc Operation

    IMPORTANT! If the inhibit icon ( or “X”) appears on the TV – screen when a button is pressed, the function for that button is not available on the current disc or at the current time. DVD discs and a DVD receiver are designed with –...
  • Page 26: Selecting Various Repeat/Shuffle Functions

    DISC OPERATION ■ Selecting various repeat/shuffle functions Repeat Each time you press REPEAT, the display changes as follows: Repeating chapter/title/disc (DVD-V) CHAPTER REPEAT OFF ALL DISC Repeat track/disc (except DVD-V/DVD-A) TRACK DISC REPEAT OFF ALL DISC Repeating track/group/disc (DVD-A) TRACK REPEAT OFF ALL DISC CHAPTER*: repeats the current chapter.
  • Page 27 On-screen display (OSD) The OSD menu shows disc playback information (e.g., the title or chapter number, elapsed playing time or audio/subtitle language). A number of operations are possible without interrupting disc playback. 1 During playback, press ON SCREEN. → A list of available disc information appears on the TV screen.
  • Page 28: Special Dvd Features

    DISC OPERATION Note The menu appears on the TV screen differs depending on the disc or current status (playback or stop). Preview title/chapter (DVD for example) 1 Press SCAN. → The menu appears on the TV screen. SELECT DIGEST TYPE: TITLE DIGEST CHAPTER DIGEST TITLE INTERVAL...
  • Page 29: Playing Mp3/Jpeg/Divx® Wma Discs

    ■ Playing MP3/JPEG/DivX discs This DVD receiver can play MP3, JPEG, DivX WMA files on a personally recorded CD-R/RW disc or commercial CD. 1 Load a disc. → The disc reading time may exceed 30 seconds due to the complexity of the directory/file configuration. →...
  • Page 30: Dvd-Audio Features

    DISC OPERATION ■ DVD-Audio Features DVD-Audio has developed for the sole purpose of creating high quality pure sound with Linear PCM and Packed PCM (lossless coding) in up to six audio- channels. Sampling frequencies of 192 kHz/24 bits are supported. Moreover, many DVD-Audio discs offer slide show and page turn capabilities.
  • Page 31: Ipod® Operation

    ■ Controlling iPod using the OSD Once your iPod is stationed in the YAMAHA iPod universal dock, you can perform the operations of your iPod using the supplied remote control with the aid of the OSD menu. You can also browse the songs stored on your iPod in the OSD menu.
  • Page 32: Dvd Setup Menu Options

    DVD SETUP MENU OPTIONS DVD SETUP MENU OPTIONS ■ Menu overview Set up menu Menu DVD-AUDIO GENERAL DISC LOCK SETUP PAGE (page 30) PROGRAM OSD LANGUAGE SCREEN SAVER DIVX(R) VOD CODE SPEAKER SETUP AUDIO SETUP PAGE (page 32) HDMI SETUP CD UPSAMPLING NIGHT MODE LIP SYNC...
  • Page 33: Using The Osd Menu

    ■ Using the OSD menu Setup is carried out on the TV screen, enabling you to customize this DVD receiver to suit your own particular requirements. Follow the procedures below to start the OSD menu operations. POWER DIMMER SLEEP POWER SCAN PAGE PROG...
  • Page 34: General Setup

    DVD SETUP MENU OPTIONS ■ General setup GENERAL SETUP PAGE DVD AUDIO DISC LOCK PROGRAM OSD LANGUAGE SCREEN SAVER DIVX(R) VOD CODE Selecting DVD-Audio or DVD-Video [GENERAL SETUP PAGE] - [DVD-AUDIO] DVD-AUDIO MODE Select this to playback the contents of the DVD- Audio.
  • Page 35 Select this to disable the screen saver function. ® DivX VOD registration code Yamaha provides you with the DivX Demand) registration code that allows you to rent and ® purchase videos using the DivX VOD service. For more information, go to www.divx.com/vod.
  • Page 36: Audio Setup

    DVD SETUP MENU OPTIONS ■ Audio setup AUDIO SETUP PAGE SPEAKER SETUP HDMI SETUP CD UPSAMPLING NIGHT MODE LIP SYNC Speaker setup You can adjust the delay times (for center and surround speakers only) and volume level for individual speakers. These adjustments let you optimize the sound of your system to best suit your surroundings and setup.
  • Page 37 HDMI setup When you have connected this DVD receiver to an HDMI-compatible component via HDMI jack, adjust the following menu items to match the audio output capability of this DVD receiver. [AUDIO SETUP PAGE] - [HDMI SETUP] AUDIO SETUP PAGE SPEAKER SETUP HDMI SETUP CD UPSAMPLING...
  • Page 38: Video Setup

    VIDEO MONITOR COMPATIBILITY WITH THIS MODEL 525P AND 625P DVD PLAYER, PLEASE CONTACT OUR CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER. This DVD receiver is compatible with the complete line of YAMAHA products, including the projectors DPX-1300, DPX- 830 and the plasma monitor PDM-4220. TV display...
  • Page 39 Picture settings This DVD receiver comes with three predefined sets of picture color settings and one personal setting that you can define yourself. [VIDEO SETUP PAGE] - [PICTURE SETTING] STANDARD Select this for the standard picture setting. BRIGHT Select this to make the TV picture brighter. SOFT Select this to make the TV picture softer.
  • Page 40: Preference Setup

    DVD SETUP MENU OPTIONS [WIDE SCREEN FORMAT] Adjust the aspect ratio of the projected image on the screen. SUPER WIDE Select this to display 16:9 image on the 16:9 screen. This functions is only available when the input source is 720p or 1080i. 4:3 PILLAR BOX Select this to display 4:3 image on the 16:9 screen with a black pillar applied to the left and the right side.
  • Page 41 • To disable parental control, and have all discs play, select [8 ADULT]. • DVDs that are rated above the level you selected do not play unless you enter the six-digit password. In that case, use the numeric keypad (0-9) to enter the six-digit password (see “Changing the password”...
  • Page 42 DVD SETUP MENU OPTIONS Changing the password The same password is used for both Parental Control (page 36) and Disc Lock (page 30). Enter your six- digit password to play a prohibited disc when prompted on the screen. The default password is ‘000 000’.
  • Page 43: Fm/Am Tuning

    ■ Tuning stations There are two tuning methods: automatic and manual. Automatic tuning is effective when station signals are strong and there is no interference. POWER DIMMER SLEEP POWER SCAN PAGE SHUFFLE PROG REPEAT A - B PROG TOP MENU/RETURN ON SCREEN DISPLAY Cursors...
  • Page 44 FM/AM TUNING Automatic presetting You can select the preset number from which this DVD receiver will store stations and/or begin tuning toward lower frequencies. 1 Press TUNER repeatedly to select “TUNER/FM” or “TUNER/AM”. 2 Press b / a or use the numeric keypad (0-9) to select the preset number under which the first station will be stored.
  • Page 45: Xm® Satellite Radio Tuning

    ® SATELLITE RADIO TUNING XM Satellite Radio is the satellite radio service with millions of listeners across the United States and Canada, broadcasting live daily. The XM Satellite Radio channel lineup includes over 160 digital channels of choice from coast to coast: 67 commercial-free music channels, featuring hip hop to opera, classical to country, bluegrass to blues;...
  • Page 46 XM® SATELLITE RADIO TUNING XM Satellite Radio controls and functions Note The following controls are available only when “XM RADIO” is selected as the input source. Remote control functions POWER DIMMER SLEEP POWER SCAN PAGE PROG REPEAT A - B SHUFFLE PROG TOP MENU/RETURN...
  • Page 47: Activating Xm Satellite Radio

    ■ Activating XM Satellite Radio To sign up for an account with the XM Satellite Radio service, an XM Satellite Radio ID number is required. Follow the procedure below to check your ID number, and then visit the website or call toll-free with a major credit card handy for signing up.
  • Page 48: Selecting The Xm Satellite Radio Search Mode

    XM® SATELLITE RADIO TUNING ■ Selecting the XM Satellite Radio search mode You can search for the desired channel using one of the three search modes (All Channel Search, Category Search, and Preset Search modes). You can also enter the channel number directly to select the desired channel by using the Direct Number Access mode.
  • Page 49: Setting The Xm Satellite Radio Preset Channels

    ■ Setting the XM Satellite Radio preset channels You can use this feature to store up to 40 XM Satellite Radio channels. You can then recall any preset channel easily by selecting the preset channel number as described in “Preset Search mode” on page 44. 1 Search for a channel you want to set as a preset channel by using one of the XM Satellite Radio search modes.
  • Page 50: Sound Controls

    SOUND CONTROLS Note For proper surround sound, make sure the speakers and subwoofer are connected to this DVD receiver (see “Speaker connections” on page 10). TRE/BASS TV VOL TV CH BASS EFFECT SURR MUTE INPUT EFFECT DOCK TUNER DVD/CD ■ Selecting surround sound Press SURR repeatedly to select MULTI-CHANNEL •...
  • Page 51: Remote Control Features

    REMOTE CONTROL FEATURES In addition to controlling this DVD receiver, the remote control can also operate the other A/V components made by YAMAHA and other manufacturers. To control other components, you must set up the remote control with the appropriate remote control codes.
  • Page 52: Dimming The Display Screen

    REMOTE CONTROL FEATURES ■ Dimming the display screen Use to adjust the brightness of the front panel display. Press DIMMER repeatedly to select the desired • brightness from the following options: DIM 1: 70% brightness DIM 2: 40% brightness DIM OFF: normal brightness To cancel the dimmer settings Press DIMMER repeatedly to select “DIMMER •...
  • Page 53: Troubleshooting

    Refer to the table below when this DVD receiver does not function properly. If the problem you are experiencing is not listed below or if the instruction below does not help, turn off this DVD receiver, disconnect the power cable, and contact the nearest authorized YAMAHA dealer or service center. General...
  • Page 54 TROUBLESHOOTING Problem A source cannot be recorded by an analog component connected to the DVD receiver Sounds played on the AV equipment connected to the DVD receiver cannot be recorded with external recording equipment The volume does not increase or sounds are distorted There is no sound from the center, surround speakers and subwoofer...
  • Page 55 Tuner Problem Radio reception is poor XM Satellite Radio If an operation takes longer than usual or an error occurs, one of the following messages may appear in the front panel display. In this case, follow the corresponding solutions. Status message "ANTENNA"...
  • Page 56: Glossary

    GLOSSARY Analog Sound that has not been turned into numbers. Analog sound varies, while digital sound has specific numerical values. These jacks send audio through two channels, the left and right. Aspect ratio Horizontal and vertical ratio of a displayed image. The horizontal vs.
  • Page 57 MP3 (MPEG Audio Layer-3) An audio file compression technology. It can reduce audio data sizes to about 10% of their original sizes while maintaining CD-level audio quality. MPEG (Moving Pictures Experts Group) International standard for digital video and audio compression generated by ISO (International Organization for Standardization) and IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission).
  • Page 58: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS DVD RECEIVER (DVR-C310) TUNER SECTION FM Tuning Range 87.50 to 108.00 MHz AM Tuning Range 530 to 1700 kHz DISC SECTION Laser Type Semiconductor Disc Diameter 12 cm/8cm Video Decoding MPEG-1/MPEG-2/DivX® 5,DivX® 4, DivX® 3 Video DAC 12 bits/108 MHz Signal System PAL/NTSC Video Format...
  • Page 59 Limburgan; Limburger Fijian 7074 Limburger; Limburgan Finnish 7073 Limburgish; Limburger French 7082 Lingala LIST OF REMOTE CONTROL CODES / LISTE DES CODES DE COMMANDE Yamaha 1009, 1011, 1036, 1068 Daewoo Admiral 1033, 1080 Aiko 1032 Daytron Akai 1011 Dual Alba...
  • Page 60 YAMAHA ELECTRONICS (UK) LTD. YAMAHA HOUSE, 200 RICKMANSWORTH ROAD WATFORD, HERTS WD18 7GQ, ENGLAND YAMAHA SCANDINAVIA A.B. J A WETTERGRENS GATA 1, BOX 30053, 400 43 VÄSTRA FRÖLUNDA, SWEDEN YAMAHA MUSIC AUSTRALIA PTY, LTD. 17-33 MARKET ST., SOUTH MELBOURNE, 3205 VIC., AUSTRALIA...

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