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Panasonic SC-PT960 Operating Instructions Manual

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The player plays DVD-Video marked with labels containing the region
number "1" or "ALL".
Example:
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[U.S.A.[and[Canada[
As an ENERGY STAR Partner,
Panasonic has determined that
this product meets the ENERGY STAR
guidelines for energy efficiency.
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For Canada only: The word "Participant" is used in place of the word
"Partner".
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Operating Instructions

DVD Home Theater Sound System
Model No.

Wireless surround

6
speakers
Sound enhancement
options
28
Surround Enhancer, Dolby Pro
Logic II and more.
iPod connectivity
30
Enjoy iPod music through the
speakers, view iPod photos or
videos on the TV.
Before connecting, operating or adjusting this product, please
read the instructions completely.
Please keep this manual for future reference.
If you have any questions contact
In the U.S.A.: 1-800-211-PANA (7262)
In Canada: 1-800-561-5505
SC-PT760
SC-PT960
SC-PT954
RQTX0105-4P

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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    The player plays DVD-Video marked with labels containing the region number “1” or “ALL”. Example: [U.S.A.[and[Canada[ As an ENERGY STAR Partner, Panasonic has determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency. § For Canada only: The word “Participant” is used in place of the word “Partner”.
  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    Thank you for purchasing this product. For optimum performance and safety, please read these instructions carefully. ≥ These operating instructions are applicable to models SC-PT760, SC-PT960 and SC-PT954 for a variety of regions. ≥ Unless otherwise indicated, illustrations in these operating instructions are of SC-PT760 for U.S.A. and Canada.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ..2 Simple Setup Getting Started step 1 Assembling the speakers ..4 step 2 Positioning ..... . 6 Speaker installation options .
  • Page 4: Step 1 Assembling The Speakers

    step Assembling the speakers Preparation ≥ To prevent damage or scratches, lay down a soft cloth and perform assembly on it. ≥ For assembly, use a Phillips-head screwdriver. ≥ For optional wall mount, refer to page 7. [PT760] [PT954] : Front speakers [PT960] [PT954] : Surround speakers Make sure you have all the indicated components before starting assembly, setup, and connection.
  • Page 5: Speaker Assembly Option

    [PT960] : Front speakers Make sure you have all the indicated components before starting assembly, setup, and connection. 2 Front speakers Position the cable between the ridges. Leave about 90 mm (3 Speaker assembly option Thread the speaker cable through the base.
  • Page 6: Step 2 Positioning

    Optional Panasonic wireless accessory SH-FX85 You can enjoy a multi-room wireless sound system when you use the optional Panasonic wireless accessory SH-FX85. For details, please refer to the operating instructions for the optional Panasonic wireless accessory. [Note] Keep your speakers at least 10 mm ( proper ventilation.
  • Page 7: Speaker Installation Options

    If irregular coloring occurs on your TV The center speaker is designed to be used close to a TV, but the picture may be affected with some TVs and setup combinations. If this occurs, turn the TV off for about 30 minutes. The demagnetizing function of the TV should correct the problem.
  • Page 8: Step 3 Cable Connections

    ≥ Set “VIDEO FORMAT” in Menu 4 (HDMI) (➜ 21). VIERA Link “HDAVI Control” If your Panasonic TV is an HDMI control compatible, you can operate your TV synchronizing with home theater operations or vice versa (➜ 26, Using the VIERA Link “HDAVI Control...
  • Page 9: Speaker Connections

    Other audio connection Cable required TV terminal (not included) Optical digital audio cable ≥ Do not bend sharply when connecting. OPTICAL OUT Speaker connections ≥ Be careful not to cross (short circuit) or reverse the polarity of the speaker wires as doing so may damage the speakers. Connecting the speakers to the main unit: Connect to terminals of the same color.
  • Page 10: Radio Antenna Connections

    step Cable connections Radio antenna connections ≥ Keep loose antenna cables away from other wires and cables. [FM\indoor\antenna] (included) Affix this end of the antenna where reception is best. Adhesive tape Using an FM/AM outdoor antenna (optional) Use outdoor antenna if FM/AM radio reception is poor. ≥...
  • Page 11: Step 4 Digital Transmitter Connection

    step Digital transmitter connection DIGITAL TRANSMITTER step AC cord connections Wireless system [For\areas\except\U.S.A.[and\Canada] Before connecting the AC power supply cord AC IN Set the voltage. Use a flat-head screwdriver to move the voltage selector to the appropriate position for the area in which this system is used. household AC outlet AC power...
  • Page 12: Step 7 Performing Quick Setup

    step Performing QUICK SETUP The QUICK SETUP screen assists you to make necessary settings. Preparation Turn on your TV and select the appropriate video input mode (e.g. VIDEO 1, AV 1, HDMI, etc.). ≥To change your TV’s video input mode, refer to its operating instructions.
  • Page 13: Step 8 Presetting The Radio Stations

    step Presetting the radio stations TV / VIDEO FM/AM iPod FM/AM 2ND SELECT SELECT Numbered buttons DISC CD MODE SLOW / SEARCH SKIP STOP PAUSE PLAY SETUP ONE TOUCH PLAY MENU RETURN PLAY LIST -PLAY MODE SOUND -REPEAT FL DISPLAY CANCEL W.S.
  • Page 14: Control Reference Guide

    SLEEP 30#SLEEP 60#SLEEP 90#SLEEP120 ^-----------------------OFF (Cancel)(---------------------} ≥ To confirm the remaining time, press and hold the button again. Aim the remote control at the Panasonic TV and press the button. [Í TV]: Turn the TV on/off [TV/VIDEO]: Change the TV’s video input mode...
  • Page 15: Utilizing The Start Menu

    5 DISC EXCHANGE POWER SELECTOR 1 Standby/on switch [POWER Í/I] Press to switch the unit from on to standby mode or vice versa. In standby mode, the unit is still consuming a small amount of power. (➜ 16) 2 5 DISC SELECTOR Select a disc directly (➜...
  • Page 16: Basic Play

    Basic play Preparation To display the picture, turn on your TV and change its video input mode. Using the main unit POWER Turn on the unit. Open all the disc trays. ≥ To select a desired tray (➜ below, Selecting the desired tray). ≥...
  • Page 17: Using The Remote Control

    If you are experiencing problems, refer to troubleshooting (➜ 34 to 36). Using the remote control TV / VIDEO FM/AM iPod 2ND SELECT SELECT Numbered buttons DISC DISC CD MODE SLOW / SEARCH SKIP SKIP STOP, PAUSE STOP PAUSE PLAY SETUP ONE TOUCH PLAY TOP MENU,...
  • Page 18: Other Playback Functions

    Other playback functions – CD MODE DISC CD MODE SKIP STOP PAUSE STOP SETUP MENU PLAY LIST -PLAY MODE SOUND CANCEL W.S. SUBWOOFER CANCEL SLEEP Playing CDs sequentially (CD Mode) [VCD] [CD] [WMA] [MP3] This feature allows you to play all loaded CDs sequentially. Select an applicable disc before playing (➜...
  • Page 19: Using Navigation Menus

    Using navigation menus 2ND SELECT SELECT DISC CD MODE SLOW / SEARCH SKIP SKIP STOP STOP PAUSE PLAY SETUP ONE TOUCH PLAY DIRECT NAVIGATOR TOP MENU MENU RETURN MENU, PLAY LIST -PLAY MODE SOUND -REPEAT FL DISPLAY PLAY LIST CANCEL W.S.
  • Page 20: Using On-screen Menus

    Using on-screen menus FM/AM 2ND SELECT Numbered buttons DISC CD MODE SKIP STOP PAUSE SETUP MENU PLAY LIST SOUND CANCEL W.S. SUBWOOFER CANCEL SLEEP Items shown differ depending on the type of disc. ∫ Menu 1 (Disc/Play) TRACK SEARCH To start from a specific item ≥...
  • Page 21 [JPEG] To select “ON” or “OFF” for picture’s J PG date display DATE DATE DISPLAY To rotate a picture (during pause) [JPEG] : 0,------. 90,------.180,------.270 ^--------------------------------------------J ROTATION ∫ Menu 2 (Video) NORMAL CINEMA1: Mellows images and enhances detail in dark scenes. CINEMA2: Sharpens images and enhances detail in dark scenes.
  • Page 22: Changing The Player Settings

    Changing the player settings FM/AM 2ND SELECT DISC CD MODE SKIP STOP PAUSE SETUP SETUP MENU PLAY LIST -PLAY MODE SOUND CANCEL W.S. SUBWOOFER SLEEP ≥ The settings remain intact even if you switch the unit to standby. ≥ Underlined items are the factory settings in the following table. QUICK SETUP enables successive settings of the items in the shaded area.
  • Page 23 QUICK SETUP enables successive settings of the items in the shaded area. ∫ “VIDEO” menu ≥ 4:3PAN&SCAN: Regular aspect TV (4:3) TV ASPECT Choose the setting to suit your TV and preference. ≥ 4:3LETTERBOX: Regular aspect TV (4:3) ≥ 4:3ZOOM: Regular aspect TV (4:3) ≥...
  • Page 24 Changing the player settings QUICK SETUP enables successive settings of the items in the shaded area. ∫ “DISPLAY” menu LANGUAGE Choose the language for the on-screen messages. ∫ “HDMI” menu VIDEO PRIORITY AUDIO OUT RGB RANGE This works only when “COLOR SPACE” in Menu 4 (HDMI) is set to RGB (➜...
  • Page 25: Selecting The Delay Time Of The Speakers

    Selecting the delay time of the speakers (Effective when playing 5.1-channel sound) (Center and surround speakers only) For optimum listening with 5.1-channel sound, all the speakers, except for the subwoofer, should be the same distance from the seating position. If you have to place the center or surround speakers closer to the seating position, adjust the delay time to make up for the difference.
  • Page 26: Hdavi Control

    EZ Sync VIERA Link “HDAVI Control” is a convenient function that offers linked operations of this unit, and a Panasonic TV (VIERA) under “HDAVI Control”. You can use this function by connecting the equipment with the HDMI cable.
  • Page 27: Speaker Control

    Speaker control You can select whether audio is output from this unit’s speakers or the TV speakers by using the TV menu settings. For details, refer to the operating instructions of your TV. Home theater This unit’s speakers are active. ≥...
  • Page 28: Using Sound Effects

    Using sound effects FM/AM 2ND SELECT DISC CD MODE SKIP STOP PAUSE SETUP SETUP MENU PLAY LIST -PLAY MODE SOUND SOUND PLII CANCEL W.S. SUBWOOFER W.S. SLEEP [Note] ≥ The following sound effects may not be available or have no effect with some sources, or when headphones are used (➜...
  • Page 29: Adjusting The Subwoofer Level

    Adjusting the subwoofer level You can adjust the amount of bass. The unit automatically selects the most suitable setting according to the type of playback source. SUB W 1 SUB W 2 SUBWOOFER ^---------------------------------------------------} LEVEL -CH SELECT ≥ To check the current setting, press [SUBWOOFER LEVEL]. ≥...
  • Page 30: Operating Other Equipment

    Operating other equipment FM/AM 2ND SELECT DISC CD MODE SKIP STOP, PAUSE STOP PAUSE SETUP SETUP MENU PLAY LIST -PLAY MODE SOUND PLII CANCEL W.S. SUBWOOFER SLEEP You can play an external source through your home theater system. Enjoying TV audio Preparation Confirm the audio connection to the AUX terminal on the main unit (➜...
  • Page 31 Select “IPOD”. iPod The iPod automatically switches to this unit’s display mode. Music menu appears on the TV. e.g. iPod Playlists Ar tists Albums Songs Podcasts Genres Composers Audiobooks To operate through display of iPod, press [FUNCTIONS]. Enjoying music Select an item. ≥...
  • Page 32: Discs That Can Be Played

    Discs that can be played Commercial discs Disc DVD-Video Video CD Recorded discs (±: Playable, Disc DVD-RAM DVD-R/RW DVD-R DL iR/iRW iR DL CD-R/RW §1 ≥ It may not be possible to play all the above-mentioned discs in some cases due to the type of disc, the condition of the recording, the recording method, or how the files were created (➜...
  • Page 33: Maintenance

    ∫ Tips for making data discs Format Disc Extension [WMA] CD-R/RW “.WMA” “.wma” [MP3] DVD-RAM “.MP3” DVD-R/RW “.mp3” CD-R/RW [JPEG] DVD-RAM “.JPG” DVD-R/RW “.jpg” CD-R/RW “.JPEG” “.jpeg” ≥ There may be differences in the display order on the menu screen and computer screen. ≥...
  • Page 34: Troubleshooting Guide

    Troubleshooting guide Before requesting service, make the following checks. If you are in doubt about some of the check points, or if the solutions indicated in the chart do not solve the problem, refer to “Customer Services Directory” on page 42 if you reside in the U.S.A., or refer to “Product information” on page 40 if you reside in Canada.
  • Page 35 Disc trays ≥ Press [ Disc tray(s) cannot open. “CHGR ERR” is displayed. will initialize to the previous tray(s) condition. If this still does not fix the problem, please consult the dealer. Disc operation ≥ Play may take time to begin when an MP3 track has still picture data. Even after the track starts, It takes time before play starts.
  • Page 36 Troubleshooting guide iPod operation Cannot charge or operate. Cannot display iPod photos/videos on the TV. HDMI or progressive video There is ghosting when HDMI or progressive output is on. Pictures not in progressive output. ≥ Select “PROGRESSIVE” in “VIDEO OUT (I/P)” in “VIDEO” menu. Closed captions not displayed.
  • Page 37: Glossary

    Glossary Decoder A decoder restores the coded audio signals on DVDs to normal. This is called decoding. Dolby Digital This is a method of coding digital signals developed by Dolby Laboratories. Apart from stereo (2-channel) audio, these signals can also be 5.1-channel sound.
  • Page 38: Specifications

    Specifications AMPLIFIER SECTION [PT760] RMS Output Power: Dolby Digital Mode 125 W per channel (3 ≠), 1 kHz, 10 % THD Front Ch 125 W per channel (3 ≠), 1 kHz, 10 % THD Surround Ch 250 W per channel (6 ≠), 1 kHz, 10 % THD Center Ch 250 W per channel (6 ≠), 100 Hz, 10 % THD Subwoofer Ch...
  • Page 39 [PT960] [Front\speakers\SB-HF960] Type 2 way, 2 speaker system (Bass reflex) Speaker unit(s) 1. Full range 2. Full range Input power (IEC) Output sound pressure Cross over frequency Frequency range Dimensions (WtHtD) Mass [Weight] [PT960] [PT954] [Surround\speakers\SB-HS960] Type 1 way, 1 speaker system (Bass reflex) Speaker unit(s) Full range Input power (IEC)
  • Page 40: Product Service

    For product information or assistance with product operation: In the U.S.A., refer to “Customer Services Directory” on page 42. In Canada, contact the Panasonic Canada Inc. Customer Care Centre at 1-800-561-5505, or visit the website (www.panasonic.ca), or an authorized Servicentre closest to you.
  • Page 41: Listening Caution

    EST. 1924 Selecting fine audio equipment such as the unit you’ve just purchased is only the start of your musical enjoyment. Now it’s time to consider how you can maximize the fun and excitement your equipment offers. This manufacturer and the Electronic Industries Association’s Consumer Electronics Group want you to get the most out of your equipment by playing it at a...
  • Page 42: Limited Warranty (only For U.s.a.)

    Monday-Friday 9 am-9 pm; Saturday-Sunday 10 am-7 pm, EST. For hearing or speech impaired TTY users, TTY : 1-877-833-8855 Accessory Purchases Purchase Parts, Accessories and Instruction Books online for all Panasonic Products by visiting our Web Site at: http://www.pstc.panasonic.com or, send your request by E-mail to: npcparts@us.panasonic.com...
  • Page 43: Limited Warranty (only For Canada)

    Limited Warranty (ONLY FOR CANADA) PANASONIC PRODUCT – LIMITED WARRANTY Panasonic Canada Inc. warrants this product to be free from defects in material and workmanship and agrees to remedy any such defect for a period as stated below from the date of original purchase.
  • Page 44: Accessories

    L4W 2T3 32nd Floor, World Trade Center 4-1, www.panasonic.ca Hamamatsu-cho, 2-Chome, Minato-Ku, Tokyo 105-6132, Japan Panasonic Marketing Europe G.M.B.H. Wiesbaden N. (a Division of Panasonic Marketing G.M.B.H.) Military Sales Department 6200 Wiesbaden-Biebrich, Hagenauerstr. 43 Germany Bases ∏ 2 Bases [PT760] ∏...

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