Changing the Sound
If the DVD is recorded with multilingual
tracks, you can select the language you want
while playing the DVD.
If the DVD is recorded in multiple audio
formats (PCM, Dolby Digital or DTS), you
can select the audio format you want while
playing the DVD.
With stereo CDs or VIDEO CDs, you can
select the sound from the right or left channel
and listen to the sound of the selected channel
through both the right and left speakers. (In
this case, the sound loses its stereo effect.)
For example, when playing a disc containing
a song with the vocals on the right channel
and the instruments on the left channel, you
can select the left channel and hear the
instruments from both speakers.
Press AUDIO during playback.
The Control Bar is displayed.
The number in parentheses indicates the
total number of available audio signals.
1 ( 4 ): ENGLISH
Press AUDIO repeatedly to select
the desired audio signal.
xWhen playing a DVD
Depending on the DVD, the choice of
When 4 digits are displayed, they
represent the language code. Refer to
the language code list on page 67 to see
which language the code represents.
When the same language is displayed
two or more times, the DVD is recorded
in multiple audio formats.
xWhen playing a VIDEO CD or
The default setting is underlined.
STEREO: The standard stereo
1/L: The sound of the left channel
2/R: The sound of the right channel
For discs not in multiple audio format, you cannot
change the sound.
While playing a DVD, the sound may change
Checking the audio signal format
If you press DISPLAY twice during
playback, the format of the current audio
signal (Dolby Digital, DTS, PCM, etc.)
appears as shown below.
Dolby Digital 5.1 ch
LFE (Low Frequency
3 / 2 .1