Samsung HT-DM140 Instruction Manual

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  • Page 2: Safety Warnings

    Safety Warnings Use of controls, adjustments or performance of procedures other CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT than those specified herein may result in hazardous radiation KLASSE 1 LASER PRODUKT exposure. LUOKAN 1 LASER LAITE KLASS 1 LASER APPARAT PRODUCTO LASER CLASE 1 CAUTION-INVISIBLE LASER RADIATION WHEN OPEN AND INTERLOCKS DEFEATED, AVOID EXPOSURE TO BEAM.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    DVD (Digital Versatile Disc) offers fantastic audio and video, thanks to Dolby Digital surround sound and MPEG-2 video compression technology. Now you can enjoy these realistic effects in the home, as if you were in a movie theater or concert V I D E O hall.
  • Page 4: Description

    Description Front Panel Function button Play/Pause ( ) button Stop ( ) button Power ( ) button Disc Tray Open/Close button Standby indicator Tuning Down & Skip ( ) buttons Tuning Up & Skip ( ) buttons Display TUNER indicator TITLE indicator DTS Disc indicator STEREO...
  • Page 5: Listening On Headphones

    Remote Control Unit DVD POWER button DVD button TUNER button AUX button Open/Close button Title button Menu button Audio MO/ST (mono/stereo) button Subtitle button Display button Return button DSP/DPL II Mode button DSP/DPL II Effect button RDS Selection button Number(0~9) buttons Slow button Angle button Repeat button...
  • Page 6: Connecting The Speakers

    Connecting the Speakers • Connect the satellite speakers, center speaker, and subwoofer to the terminals on the rear panel using speaker cords supplied. • Connect the red cord to the red (+) terminal and the black cord to the black (-) terminal. Left rear speaker Press and hold the terminal tab.
  • Page 7: Connecting The Fm And Am (Mw/Lw) Antennas

    Connecting the FM and AM If AM reception is poor, connect an outdoor AM antenna(not supplied). If FM reception is poor, connect an outdoor FM antenna (not supplied). ANTENNA FM Antenna (supplied) COMPOSITE Cooling fan (See “About Cooling Fan” below.) FM antenna connection (MW/LW) 1.
  • Page 8: Controlling A Tv With The Remote

    • If there is more than one code listed in the table, enter one at a time to determine which code works. example : For SAMSUNG 1TVs While holding down the button, enter If the TV turns off, setup is complete.
  • Page 9: Dvd Playback

    DVD Playback Press the Open/Close( ) button to open the disc tray. Insert a DVD disc. • Place a disc gently into the tray with the disc’s label facing up. Press the Open/Close( ) button again to close the disc tray. •...
  • Page 10: Mp3-Cd Playback

    MP3-CD Playback This system has a built-in MP3 decoder. You can play back MP3 tracks (files)recorded on CD-Rs, CD-RWs, and CD-ROMs. What is MP3? MP3 is an abbreviation of Motion Picture Experts Group (or MPEG) Audio Layer 3. MP3 is simply a file format with a data compression ratio of 1:10 (128 Kbps*). That means,by using MP3 format, one CD-R or CD-RW can contain 10 times as much data volume as a regular CD.
  • Page 11: Slow Playback/Checking The Remaining Time

    Forward/Reverse Searching During playback, you can search quickly through a chapter or track for a specific scene or tune. High-Speed Playback Press the button. Each time the button is pressed Each time the PLAY • playback (reverse playback) is possible on DVDs. Skipping through a Chapter Press the button.
  • Page 12: Using Disc Menu/Title

    Repeat Playback Repeat playback allows you to repeat a chapter, title, or track. Repeat Playing Repeatedly Press the Repeat button. Each time the Repeat button is pressed • Repeat playback operation is not possible with version 2.0 VCD discs if PBC is turned on. To operate this feature, press the MENU button, and then select "PBC OFF".
  • Page 13: Selecting The Audio Language/Subtitle Language

    Selecting the Audio Language/Subtitle Language Audio Selecting the Audio Language MO/ST Press the Audio button. • Depending on the number of languages recorded on a DVD disc, a different audio language (ENGLISH, SPANISH, FRENCH, etc.) is selected each time the button is pressed. V I D E O •...
  • Page 14: Program Playback

    Program Playback Use this function with video and music CDs to play the tracks in a particular order. To Program Tracks in a particular order Press the Program button. Press the Enter button then use the Number buttons to select the desired title. •...
  • Page 15: Sleep/D.r.c Function

    Sleep/D.R.C Function Sleep To set up Sleep Press the Sleep button. What is the • Each time the button is pressed the selection Sleep function? toggles as follows: SLEEP 10 SLEEP 20 You can set the sleep time so that SLEEP 30 SLEEP 60 SLEEP 90...
  • Page 16: System Setup

    System Setup You can use the DVD player's Setup function to select the TV screen ratio, rating limit, or digital output mode. To Set up the System From the stop mode, press Press the Left/Right ( the Setup button. button to select the system. LANGUAGES SYSTEM LANGUAGES...
  • Page 17: Speaker Setup

    Speaker Setup Setting up Speaker Mode and Delay Time Press the SPK Mode button. Press the Left/Right ( the desired item. • Each time the button is pressed, a different mode selection is displayed on the front panel display as shown below. DIGITAL F SP SMALL Front speaker: Small...
  • Page 18: To Set Up Speaker Balance

    To set up Speaker Balance To set up Speaker Balance Use the Left/Right ( Press the Sound Edit button. adjustment. • Each time the button is pressed, the selection switches as shown below. Example: 5.1CH Sound Setup PRO LOGIC D I G I T A L OFF, range of –...
  • Page 19: Dolby Pro Logic Ii Decoder

    Dolby Pro Logic II decoder Dolby Pro Logic II Dolby Pro Logic II is a new format for playing multichannel audio signals that offers improvements over conventional Dolby Pro Logic. It can be used to decode not only sources recorded in Dolby Surround, but also regular stereo sources into five channels (front left/right, center and surround left/right).
  • Page 20: Dsp (Digital Signal Processor)

    (Digital Signal Processor) DSP modes have been designed to simulate different acoustic environments. The sound heard in a hall, theater, pavilion, dance club, or live club consists of direct and indirect sound —early reflections and reflections from behind. Direct sounds reach the listener directly without any reflection. Indirect sounds are delayed by the distance of the ceiling and walls.
  • Page 21: Listening To The Radio

    Listening to the Radio You can listen to the chosen band (FM, MW or LW broadcast stations) by using either the automatic tuning or manual tuning operation. Remote Press the Tuner(Band) Select a broadcast station. Control button. Unit • The selection toggles back When the Auto Station 1 and forth between "FM"...
  • Page 22: About Rds Broadcasting

    About RDS broadcasting Using the RDS (Radio Data System) to receive FM stations RDS allows FM stations to send an additional signal along with their regular program signals. For example,the stations send their station names,as well as information about what type of program they broadcast, such as sports or music,etc.
  • Page 23: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Problem • Is the disc installed with the label side facing up? The disc tray does not • Is the power cord plugged securely into the power outlet? open. • Turn off the power to the unit by pressing the Power ( and turn it back on.
  • Page 24: Cautions On Handling And Storing Discs

    Cautions on Handling and Storing Discs Small scratches on the disc may reduce sound and picture quality or cause breaks in playback. Be especially careful not to scratch discs when handling them. Handling and Storing Discs When you get fingerprints or dirt on the disc, clean it with a mild detergent diluted in water and wipe with a soft cloth.
  • Page 25: Specifications

    Specification 120W Power Consumption 6.6Kg Weight 360mm x 76mm x 365mm Dimensions (W x H x D) Operating Temperature Range +5°C~+35°C Operating Humidity Range 10%~75% Usable Sensitivity 10dB S/N Ratio 60dB Distortion 0.5% Usable Sensitivity 54dB 40dB S/N Ratio Distortion 1.0Vp-p(75 load) Composite Video Compositive Video : 1.0Vp-p(75 load)

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