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Samsung HT-DM150 Instruction Manual

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7037 Financial Drive, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L5N 6R3
TEL: 1-905-542-3535
7037 Financial Drive, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L5N 6R3
1-800-SAMSUNG (1-800-726-7864)
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  • Page 1 SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CANADA, INC. HEADQUARTERS 7037 Financial Drive, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L5N 6R3 TEL: 1-905-542-3535 SERVICE DIVISION 7037 Financial Drive, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L5N 6R3 1-800-SAMSUNG (1-800-726-7864) Instruction Manual AH68-01324S DIGITAL HOME THEATER SYSTEM HT-DM150 TV DVD RECEIVER OPEN/CLOSE...
  • Page 2: Safety Warnings

    (furniture), with enough space around it for ventilation (3~4inches). Make sure the ventilation slots are not covered. Do not stack anything on top of the player. Do not place the player on amplifiers or other equipment which may become hot.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    TV Screen Saver Function The HT-DM150 automatically brightens and darkens the brightness of the TV screen after 2 minutes in the stop or pause mode. The HT-DM150 automatically switches itself into the power saving mode after 20 minutes in the screen saver mode.
  • Page 4: Notes On Discs

    MP3 file names should be 8 characters or less in length and contain no blank spaces or special characters (. / = +). • If the name of a file is in Korean, the name will be displayed on the TV screen in Korean and * will be shown in the Approx. 240 min. (single-sided) display of the main unit.
  • Page 5: Description

    (VIDEO IN) to the VIDEO OUT connector. External Video Component S-Video Output Connector Input Connectors If the TV is equipped with an S-Video input connector (S-VIDEO IN), connect it to the External Digital Component player's S-Video output jack. Input Connector Use this to connect external equipment capable of digital output.
  • Page 6: Remote Control

    (+ and –). Follow these precautions to avoid leaking or cracking cells: • Place batteries in the remote control so they match the polarity:(+) to (+)and (–)to (–). • Use the correct type of batteries.Batteries that look similar may differ in voltage.
  • 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...
  • Page 8: Connecting The Video To Tv

    Component Video (Best Quality) If your television is equipped with Component Video inputs, connect a component video cable (not supplied) from the Pr, Pb and Y jacks on the back panel of the system to the corresponding jacks on your television.
  • Page 9: Connecting External Components

    DIGITAL OUT VIDEO OUT VIDEO IN Connect Video Out on the DVD player to Video In on the TV. Connect the Digital Input (OPTICAL) to the Digital Output on the external digital component. Press AUX on the remote control to select ‘DIGITAL IN’.
  • Page 10: Connecting The Antennas

    • Do not obstruct the cooling fan or ventilation holes. (If the cooling fan or ventilation holes are covered with a newspaper or cloth, heat may build up inside the unit and fire may result.) terminals.
  • Page 11: Before Using Your Dvd Player

    Each time the Mode button is pressed, the TV indicator (red) and the DVD RECEIVER indicator (green) will flash alternately. • You can operate the TV while the TV indicator is flashing and the DVD player while the DVD indicator is flashing. •...
  • Page 12: Disc Playback

    Note • Depending on the recording mode, some MP3-CDs cannot be played. • Table of contents of a MP3-CD varies depending on the MP3 track format recorded on the disc. Checking the Remaining Time Press the REMAIN button. • For checking the total and remaining time of a title or chapter being played.
  • Page 13: Fast/Slow Playback

    Note Reverse slow playback does not work with VCDs. Briefly press • Each time the button is pressed briefly during playback, the previous or next chapter, track, or directory (file) will be played. • But, you cannot skip chapters consecutively.
  • Page 14: 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: JPEG To Select a Repeat Playback Mode in the Disc Information Screen Press INFO button twice.
  • Page 15: Angle Function

    Note • This function will not work if the DVD is recorded with multi-camera angle format. • Black bars may not disappear because some DVD discs have a built-in horizontal to vertical ratio. Press ENTER button. • Each time the button is pressed, the...
  • Page 16: Selecting Audio/Subtitle Language

    You can press control to move directly to the desired title, chapter, or track. • Depending on the disc, you may not be able to move to the selected title or time. to move a folder. (Stop) and Press Cursor , buttons to move to Chapter display.
  • Page 17: 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 DVD player. Slide Mode Place the JPEG disc on the disc tray.
  • Page 18: Using Disc Menu

    When playing a VCD (version 2.0), you can select and view various scenes according to the menu screen. PBC ON: This VCD disc is version 2.0. The disc is played back according to the menu screen. Some functions may be disabled.
  • Page 19: Setting The Language

    Setting the Language OSD language is set to English by default. Press MENU button. Press RETURN button to return to the previous level. Press MENU button to exit the setup screen. Press Cursor Press ENTER button to move to button.
  • Page 20: Setting Tv Screen Type

    Press Cursor button to move to The horizontal to vertical screen size ratio of conventional TVs is 4:3, while that of wide screen and high ‘Setup’ and then definition TVs is 16:9. This ratio is called the aspect ratio. When playing DVDs recorded in different screen sizes, you should adjust the aspect ratio to fit your TV or monitor.
  • 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. Press MENU button. Press Cursor Press Cursor button to move to button to move to ‘PARENTAL’ and then ‘Setup’...
  • Page 22: Setting The Password

    Setting the Password You can set the password for the Parental (rating level) setting. Press MENU button. Press Cursor Press Cursor move to ‘PASSWORD’ button to move to and then press ENTER ‘Setup’ and then button. press ENTER button. button to...
  • Page 23: Setting The Wallpaper

    Setting the Wallpaper While watching a DVD, VCD, or JPEG CD, you can set the image you like as a wallpaper. During playback, press PLAY/PAUSE button when the image you like comes up. PAUSE Press Cursor button to move to ‘USER’...
  • Page 24: Setting The Speaker Mode

    (Dolby Pro Logic II), the delay time may be different for each mode. • With AC-3 and DTS, the delay time is set between 00 and 15mSEC. • Depending on PRO LOGIC and STEREO, the speaker mode may vary. Press MENU button.
  • Page 25: Setting The Delay Time

    Press MENU button. Setting up the Speaker Delay Time When 5.1CH Surround Sound is played, you can enjoy the best sound if the distance between you and each speaker is the same. Since the sounds arrive at the listening position at different times depending on the placement of speakers, you can adjust this difference by adding a delay effect to the sound of the Center and Surround Speakers.
  • Page 26: Setting The Audio Quality

    • The volume level can be adjusted in steps from +6dB to –6dB. • The sound gets louder as you move closer to +6dB and smaller as you get closer to -6dB. Adjusting Rear Speaker Balance Adjusting Center Speaker Level...
  • Page 27: Setting The Drc (Dynamic Range Compression)

    Note POP, JAZZ, ROCK: Depending on the genre of music, you can select from POP, JAZZ, and ROCK. STUDIO : Provides a sense of presence as if in a studio. CLUB : Simulates the sound of a dance club with a throbbing bass beat.
  • Page 28: Dolby Pro Logic Ii Mode

    (L or R), you cannot listen to 5.1 channel surround sound. PRO LOGIC II • MUSIC: When listening to music, you can experience sound effects as if you are listening to the actual performance. • CINEMA: Adds realism to the movie soundtrack.
  • Page 29: Listening To Radio

    Listening to Radio You can listen to the chosen band (FM, AM broadcast stations) by using either the automatic or manual tuning operation. Remote Control Unit Press TUNER/ Tune in to the BAND button. desired station. • Automatic Tuning 1...
  • Page 30: Convenient Functions

    Convenient Functions Sleep Timer Function You can set the time that the DVD player 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.
  • Page 31: Operating The Tv With The Remote Control

    The remote control may not work on some brands of TVs. Also some operations may not be possible depending on your brand of TV. • If you do not set the remote control with the code for your brand of TV, the remote control will work on a Samsung TV by default. TV Brand Code Number...
  • Page 32: Before Calling For Service

    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.
  • Page 33: 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 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 34: Notes On Terminology

    Recorded onto some DVD discs are scenes which have been simultaneously shot from a number ANGLE of different angles (the same scene is shot from the front, from the left , from the right , etc.). With such discs, the Angle button can be used to change the angle of view for specific scenes.

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