Samsung HT-Q9 Instruction Manual
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  • Page 2: Safety Warnings

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

    Features Multi-Disc Playback & FM Tuner The HT-Q9 combines the convenience of multi-disc playback capability, including DVD-VIDEO, VCD, CD, MP3-CD, WMA-CD, DivX, CD-R/RW, and DVD-R/RW, with a sophisticated FM tuner, all in a single player. Dolby Pro Logic II Dolby Pro Logic II is a new form of multi-channel audio signal decoding technology that improves upon existing Dolby Pro Logic.
  • Page 4: Notes On Discs

    Notes on Discs 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 hall. DVD players and the discs are coded by region.
  • Page 5: Description

    Description Open/Close ( ) button Disc Tray Function button Standby indicator Power ( ) button —Display— Disc type indicators System Status Display SVCDVD Play/Pause indicators —Rear Panel— Play/Pause ( ) button Stop ( ) button Volume buttons Tuning Up & Skip ( ) buttons Tuning Down &...
  • Page 6: Remote Control

    Description —Remote Control— DVD button TUNER button AUX button POWER button Number(0~9) buttons REMAIN button STEP button SEARCH buttons VOLUME buttons MENU button INFO button PL II EFFECT button PL II MODE button TUNER MEMORY, P.SCAN button ZOOM button SLOW, MO/ST button Insert Remote Batteries DIMMER button Remove the battery...
  • Page 7: Connecting The Speakers

    Connecting the Speakers Before moving or installing the product, be sure to turn off the power and disconnect the power cord. Position of the DVD Player Selecting the Listening Position • Place it on a stand or cabinet shelf, or under The listening position should be located about 2.5 to 3 the TV stand.
  • Page 8: Connecting The Video Out To Tv

    Connecting the Video Out to TV Choose one of the two methods for connecting to a TV. Composite Video ... Good Quality METHOD 1 Connect the supplied video cable from the VIDEO OUT jack on the back panel of the system to the VIDEO IN jack on your television.
  • Page 9: Connecting External Components

    Connecting External Components Connecting an External Analog Component Example: Analog signal components such as a VCR. Audio Cable (not supplied) If the external analog compo- nent has only one Audio Out, connect either left or right. Connect AUX (Audio) In on the Home Theater to Audio Out on the external analog component.
  • Page 10: Before Using Your Home Theater

    Before Using Your Home Theater Disc terminology Titles and chapters (DVD-VIDEO) • DVD-video is divided into several large sections called "titles" and smaller sections called "chapters". Numbers are allotted to these sections. These numbers are called "title numbers" and "chapter numbers". TITLE 1 TITLE 2 CHAPTER 1...
  • Page 11: Mp3/Wma-Cd Playback

    MP3/WMA-CD Playback Data CDs (CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW) encoded in MP3/WMA format can be played. Press the OPEN/CLOSE button to open the disc tray, and then load the MP3/WMA disc. • The MP3/WMA menu screen will appear and playback will start. •...
  • Page 12: Jpeg File Playback

    JPEG File Playback Images captured with a digital camera or camcorder, or JPEG files on a PC can be stored on a CD and then played back with this Home Theater. Digest Function You can view 9 JPEG images on the TV screen. Press DIGEST button during playback.
  • Page 13: Divx Playback

    DivX Playback The functions on this page apply to DIVX disc playback. Skip Forward/Back During playback, press the button. • Goes to the next file whenever you press button, if there are over 2 files in the disk. • Goes to the previous file whenever you press button, if there are over 2 files in the disk.
  • Page 14: Checking The Remaining Time

    Checking the Remaining Time Press the REMAIN button. • For checking the total and remaining time of a title or chapter being played. Each time the REMAIN button is pressed DVD- VIDEO TITLE ELAPSED TRACK ELAPSED TITLE REMAIN TRACK REMAIN CHAPTER ELAPSED TOTAL ELAPSED CHAPTER REMAIN...
  • Page 15: Repeat Playback

    Repeat Playback Repeat playback allows you to repeatedly play a chapter, title, track (song), or directory (MP3 file). JPEG Press REPEAT button. • Each time the button is pressed during playback, the repeat playback mode changes as follows: DVD- VIDEO CHAPTER Repeatedly plays the selected chapter.
  • Page 16: Step Function

    Step Function Press STEP button. • The picture moves forward one frame each time the button is pressed during playback. Angle Function This function allows you to view the same scene in different angles. Press Cursor Press INFO button. button to move to ANGLE ( ) display.
  • Page 17: Selecting Audio Language

    Selecting Audio Language Audio Language Selection Function Press Cursor Press INFO button buttons or numeric buttons to select the twice. desired audio language. • Depending on the number of languages on a DVD disc, a different audio language (ENGLISH, SPANISH, FRENCH, etc.) is selected each time the button is pressed.
  • Page 18: Moving Directly To A Scene/Song

    Moving Directly to a Scene/Song Moving to a Title/Track Press Cursor , buttons or numeric buttons to select Press INFO button. the desired title/track and then press ENTER button. 01/05 001/040 0:00:37 03/05 001/002 0:00:01 Moving to a Chapter Moving to a Specific Time Press Cursor but- Press Cursor ,...
  • Page 19: Setting The Language

    Setting the Language OSD (On-Screen Display) language is set to English by default. In Stop mode, press MENU button. MOVE ENTER EXIT Note • To select another language, select OTHER and enter the language code of your country. (See page 62 for language codes) AUDIO, SUB TITLE and DISC MENU language can be selected.
  • Page 20: Setting Tv Screen Type

    Setting TV Screen type Depending on your TV type (Wide Screen or conventional 4:3), you can select the TV's aspect ratio. In Stop mode, press MENU button. MOVE ENTER EXIT Press Cursor but- ton to move to ‘TV DISPLAY’ and then press ENTER button.
  • Page 21: Setting Parental Controls (Rating Level)

    Setting Parental Controls (Rating Level) Use this to restrict playback of adult or violent DVDs you do not want children to view. In Stop mode, press MENU button. ENTER MOVE EXIT Press Cursor Press Cursor button to move to button to select the desired ‘PARENTAL’...
  • Page 22: Setting The Wallpaper

    MOVE SELECT RETURN EXIT Select this to set the Select this to set the desired Samsung Logo image as image as your wallpaper. your wallpaper. JPEG To select one of the 3 wallpaper settings you've made In Stop mode, press MENU button.
  • Page 23: Divx (R) Registration

    DivX (R) registration Please use the Registration code to register this player with the DivX (R) video on demand format. To learn more, go to Press the MENU button while the disc tray is open. MOVE ENTER EXIT Press Cursor button to move to ‘DIVX(R) registration’...
  • Page 24: Setting The Delay Time

    Setting the Delay Time If the speakers cannot be placed at equal distances from the listening position, you can adjust the delay time of the audio signals from the center and rear speakers. In Stop mode, press MENU button. MOVE ENTER EXIT Setting up the Speaker Delay Time...
  • Page 25: Setting The Test Tone

    Setting the Test Tone Use the Test Tone feature to check the speaker connections. In Stop or no Press Cursor but- ton to move to ‘Audio’ disc mode, and then press press MENU ENTER button. button. MOVE ENTER EXIT MOVE ENTER EXIT Press RETURN button to return to the previous level.
  • Page 26: Setting The Audio

    Setting the Audio You can adjust the balance and level for each speaker. When adjusting the audio quality using the setup screen Method 1 In Stop mode, press MENU button. MOVE ENTER EXIT Press Cursor button to move to ‘SOUND EDIT’...
  • Page 27: Av Sync Setup

    AV SYNC Setup Video may look slower than the audio if it is connected to a digital TV. If this occurs, adjust the audio delay time to to match the video. Press Cursor Press the MENU button. to move to ‘Audio’ and then press ENTER button.
  • Page 28: Dolby Pro Logic Ii Mode

    Dolby Pro Logic II Mode You can select the desired Dolby Pro Logic II audio mode. Press PL II MODE button. • Each time the button is pressed, the mode changes as follows. • Note When selecting Pro Logic II mode, connect your external device to the AUDIO INPUT jacks (L and R) on the player.
  • Page 29: Listening To Radio

    Listening to Radio Remote Control Unit Press the TUNER Tune in to the button and select desired station. the FM band. Automatic Tuning 1 When is pressed, a preset broadcast station is selected. Press and hold TUNING( Automatic Tuning 2 to automatically search for active broadcasting stations.
  • Page 30: Convenient Functions

    Convenient Functions Sleep Timer Function You can set the time that the Home Theater will shut itself off. Press SLEEP button. • "SLEEP" will be displayed. Each time the button is pressed, the preset time changes as follows: 10 OFF. To confirm the sleep timer setting, press SLEEP button.
  • Page 31: Before Calling For Service

    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, turn off the unit, disconnect the power cord, and contact the nearest authorized dealer or Samsung Electronics Service Center. Symptom Check/Remedy •...
  • Page 32: 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 skipping. Be especially careful not to scratch discs when handling them. Handling discs Do not touch the playback side of the disc. Hold the disc by the edges so that fingerprints will not get on the surface.
  • Page 33: Specifications

    Specifications Power Consumption Weight 2.6Kg Dimensions (W x H x D) 430 x 65.5 x 256.5 mm Operating Temperature Range +5°C~+35°C Operating Humidity Range 10% ~ 75% Usable Sensitivity 10dB S/N Ratio 60dB Distortion 0.5% Composite Video 1.0Vp-p(75Ω load) Y:1.0Vp-p(75Ω load) Component Video Pr:0.70Vp-p(75Ω...
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