Yamakawa DVD-208 User Manual

Yamakawa dvd-player user manual




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  • Page 2 Symbol Description Warning! hazardous condition, such as the presence of dangerous voltage that could pose a risk of electrical shock. Refer to the accompanying Warning Label or Tag, and exercise extreme caution. Caution! – This symbol alerts you to important operating considerations or a potential operating condition that could damage equipment.
  • Page 3 THIS PRODUCT APPLIES U.S. PATENT NOS.4,631,603, 4,577,216, 4,819,098, AND 4,907,093 LICENSED FOR LIMITED VIEWING USES ONLY.. Federal Communications Commission ( FCC ) Statement This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) This device must accept any interference received;...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Content Copyright , FCC statement Unpacking the DVD-Player List of playable media How to handle discs General Part Front side Back side Connecting the DVD-Player Remote Control VFD Display System LEDs Configuration (SETUP) DVD-Player Content of the DVD function part Description of the functions MP3-Player Content of the MP3 function part...
  • Page 5: Unpacking The Dvd-Player

    Unpacking the DVD-Player Please check the contents of your DVD-Player carton User manual Remote Control Battery for remote control [size “AA” (R6P)] Power Cord Video cable Audio cable (DVD-218/288/298 contain 3 audio cables) S-Video cable 1 pc 1 pc 2 pcs 1 pc 1 pc 1 pc...
  • Page 6: List Of Playable Media

    List of playable media All Yamakawa DVD-Players are compatible to DVD-, CD- and Video-CD Discs. All discs listed here can by played on this product. Usable Discs DVD Video 1 Schicht 2 Schichten Video CD CD-Audio CD-R CD-RW Other discs than listed here can not be played on this product and may not be put into the drive in order to prevent damage.
  • Page 7: General Part

    General Part: Front side DVD-268 NTSC/PAL DIMM DVD-278 DVD-208 1. On/Off 2. STOP 3. PLAY 4. Tray key 5. Tray 6. NTSC/PAL 7. Dimm key 8. Multi function display 9. Skip back key 10. Skip forward key 4 9 10 2...
  • Page 8: Back Side

    TV set and your Stereo- / Surround equipment DVD-268/278 Optical Right Left Coax. Video S-Video 2 3 4 5 6 DVD-208 Right Left Coax. Video S-Video 2 3 4 5 6 Optical digital output (optical cable is not contained in the packing) 2. Audio Output right 3.
  • Page 9: Connecting The Dvd-Player

    Connecting the DVD-Player Note: While your are connecting the DVD-Player to your TV-Set or Stereo-/Surround equipment, switch off all machines and pull their power cords. Video-Connection TV-set If your TV-set does not have component inputs you should at least connect your DVD-Player with the S-Video cable.
  • Page 10 Audio playback using your Stereo-/Surround equipment Parallel to the TV-set the sound can also be output through a connected Stereo- /Surround-equipment. Modern Surroundreceivers which have digital input connectors allow to connect the DVD-Player via its digital coaxial output. Only if the DVD-player is connected through a digital audio connection, audio signals can be transmitted as Dolby Digital 5.1 or DTS.
  • Page 11: Remote Control

    1. Standby 2. DVD-Menu 3. tray open/close 4. Setup DVD Player 5. slow motion 6. Resume (Memo) 7. Intro Play (CD/MP3) 8. Chapter- [time search] 9. Display [Info / time] 10. Language setting 11. Angle / Shuffle 12. Mute 13. Subtitle 14.
  • Page 12: Vfd Display

    4. DVD title with parental control 5. Playback (player reads disc) 6. Repeat 7. Number of title System-LEDs (only model DVD-208) Underneath the power key there are two LED on the front bezel. These LED show the different operational modes: Left Right...
  • Page 13: Configuration (Setup)

    • „DRC” (Dynamic Range Control) connection is correct you will see the Yamakawa startup picture. Before you insert a DVD-movie or any other disc into the player you should complete the setup settings which are described on the following pages.
  • Page 14 Audio output If you use the coaxial or optical digital output of your DVD-Player for the audio output, then choose „DOLBY“. If your DVD-Player is connected to your TV set or setting „DOLBY“ analog signals will be sent out parallel to the digital signals. So therefore the speakers of your conventionally connected TV set will still be working.
  • Page 15 TV screen If you have a TV set with widescreen format 16:9 you should select „WIDE“. If you have a TV with 4:3 format you should choose the setting „4:3“, since the black bars during movies will disappear. If you choose the 4:3-setting „LB“ the well known black bars on top and bottom of the screen will appear but the picture is wider to the left and right.
  • Page 16 OTHER If you choose “OTHER” in the main menu, you have 4 items to choose from: • PASSWORD • LEVEL • OSD LANGUAGE • Display DIMM PASSWORD By entering a password you can change the level of parental control under the item “LEVEL”.
  • Page 17 OSD LANGUAGE OSD-Language is the language of the menu that you are currently setting. The setting of this language has nothing to do with the playback of a DVD. If you like to keep the english menu, which is factory set, you do not need to change anything. DISPLAY DIMM On the models (DVD-268/278) with VFD-Display on the front side you can control the brightness of the display in 4 levels.
  • Page 18: Dvd-Player

    DVD-Player Content of the DVD function part Function Displaysystem Chapter search Drive Volume control Bookmark Menusystem of the DVD Pause Cursor keys Skip backward Setup DVD-Player Language of movie Standby Mode Stop Mute Subtitle Skip forward PLAY Repeat (loop) Repeat (Chapter or Film) Angle setting Time display Slow motion...
  • Page 19: Description Of The Functions

    (front side DVD-208, backside DVD-268/278). On of the blue LED on the front side of the DVD-208 is blinking during standby mode. The standby mode is only useful to use if you have bookmarked the disc in the player and you want to continue watching the film from this bookmark a little later.
  • Page 20 With the menu key you can open the main menu of the DVD disc during playback, if such a menu is available on the disc. Generally all DVDs have such a menu structure where you can navigate between different features. With the PLAY key you enter the selected item. Depending on the disc`s menu system pressing the menu key for a second time will continue the playback at the point where you first pressed the menu key („Resume“...
  • Page 21 bookmarks for the inserted disc: First bookmark: Press the Memo-/Resume-key at that scene which you want to find again later on. On the screen it says „Bookmark“ and five empty entry places appear. Choose one field with the cursor keys and press the resume key again. Now the first bookmark is stored.
  • Page 22 If you press the search key for the second time you will see the time search menu on the screen. You can directly enter hours, minutes and seconds to jump to a specific point on the disc. By pressing the Info- or Display-key, information about the disc inserted (current playback status and detailed time info) will be shown on the TV-screen.
  • Page 23 The Audio-key lets you change the language during playback if the movie has more than one audio track on the disc. When pressing the key a display will show the available audio tracks of the movie. By pressing the key several times all of the available audio tracks will be shown on the screen.
  • Page 24 With the subtitle-key you can display the subtitles available on your DVD-Disc onto the TV-screen. A DVD-disc quite often offers subtitles in different languages, since films are not fully translated for every country or language. An info line on the TV-screen will tell you after pressing the subtitle key which subtitles are available on the disc.
  • Page 25 With the FF and FR keys you can activate the rapid motion function and also define the playback direction (forward or The volume keys control the volume. The factory setting is maximum. Whether you control the volume with the DVD-player`s remote control or by using other remote controls (TV, surround amplifier) depends on your taste.
  • Page 26 “PLAY” will be displayed on the top right side of the TV screen. The STOP-key will stop the playback of a disc and the DVD-player will automatically switch to the Yamakawa start screen which is also displayed when turning on the player. On the screen you can see “STOP”...
  • Page 27: Mp3-Player

    MP3-Player Content of the MP3 function part Function Display Intro Play Shuffle / Random Programming Skip backward Search (Title / time) title selection Skip forward Description of the functions As for the other disc types (DVD, CD, VCD) there is also an automatic function for playback of MP3 discs.
  • Page 28 Note: In MP3 mode, the right LED of model DVD-208 works as a feedback-LED. Each command of the remote control will make the right LED flash. This makes operation without a TV-set easier. MP3 Directory Menu The MP3 files and directories are listed in to columns of 5 entries each. Each entry is max.
  • Page 29 The Title-key activated the Intro-Play function of the DVD-player. All music tracks, starting with the first, will be played one after the other for 5sec. Only. On the TV screen the number of each track is shown on the top right corner. The Intro-Play mode is switched off by pressing the title key again.
  • Page 30 you want to remove from the list, or you enter the number of the titles that you want to add to your program list. The entire program list can be deleted if you press the STOP key a little longer, while your are in the entry field. With the FF and FR keys you can activate the fast-rewind and fast-forward during playback of a track.
  • Page 31: Cd-Player

    Here only those keys and functions are described that are different during the CD mode from the operation as DVD Player. Note: In CD mode, the right LED of model DVD-208 works as a feedback-LED. Each command of the remote control will make the right LED flash. This makes operation without a TV-set easier.
  • Page 32 With the Search key you can jump to a certain time within the current track. If you enter a certain time with your remote control you have to make sure it is within the total length of the current track. You can also key in the number of the track you want to listen to, but using the numeric keys for this function is faster.
  • Page 33 With the numeric keys you can directly select a title on the CD and start the playback. Tracks with double digit numbers can be entered by pressing the „+10“ key once or several times plus the second digit. You can also enter the number directly as a double digit number.
  • Page 34: Vcd-Player

    VCD-Player Content of the VCD-function part Function Skip backward Disc view Skip forward Slow motion Zoom Here only those keys and functions are described that are different during the VCD mode from the operation as DVD Player. Description of the functions With the FF and FR keys you can activate the rapid motion function and also define the playback direction (forward or backward) and the playback speed in 5 different levels (x2, x3, x4, x5, x6).
  • Page 35 The Slow-key activates the slow motion function. By pressing several times you can select between five speed levels which are displayed on the screen: „Slow 1/2" to „Slow 1/6“.. The Zoom-key lets you enlarge the picture. Pressing the Zoom-key during playback the left upper corner of the screen will be enlarged and playback continues.
  • Page 36: Technical Data

    2 channel downmix for all Dolby programs Dts Digital output Digital Ausgang coaxial, optical (only with DVD-268/278) Audio Format 96 KHz 24bit Audio DAC 96 KHz 24bit Power supply 100VAC-230VAC Power consumption Dimension 30.5x27x6.5 (BTH) cm Weight 3.0kg (DVD-208) 4.2kg (DVD-268/278) 43x27x9cm (DVD-208) (DVD-268/278)
  • Page 37: Warranty And Service Information

    If needed you can also use our enduser helpline. You will also find the telefon number of this helpline in the service section of our homepage www.yamakawa.de.

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