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Panasonic SC-PT670 Operating Instructions Manual

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Region number
The player plays DVD-Video marked with labels containing the region number "1" or "ALL".
Example:
1
1
ALL
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".
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Operating Instructions

DVD Home Theater Sound System
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. and Puerto Rico:
1-800-211-PANA (7262)
In Canada: 1-800-561-5505
SC-PT670
Model No.
SC-PT673
RQTX0210-1P

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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Region number The player plays DVD-Video marked with labels containing the region number “1” or “ALL”. Example: 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 Dear customer Thank you for purchasing this product. For optimum performance and safety, please read these instructions carefully. ≥ These operating instructions are applicable to models SC-PT670 and SC-PT673. ≥ Unless otherwise indicated, illustrations in these operating instructions are of SC-PT670.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Responsible Party: Panasonic Corporation of North America One Panasonic Way Secaucus, NJ 07094 Support Contact: Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company Telephone No.: 1-800-211-PANA (7262)
  • Page 4: 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 5: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Getting Started IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS....3 Accessories ........3 Glossary .
  • Page 6: Step 1 Assembling The Front Speakers

    step 1 Assembling the front speakers Preparation ≥ To prevent damage or scratches, lay down a soft cloth to assemble speakers. ≥ For assembly, use a Phillips-head screwdriver (not included). Make sure you have all the indicated components before starting assembly, setup, and connection. ≥...
  • Page 7: Step 2 Positioning

    Set your surround sound free! Optional Panasonic wireless accessory (example: SH-FX70) You can enjoy surround speaker sound wirelessly when you use the optional Panasonic wireless accessory (example: SH-FX70). For details, please refer to the operating instructions for the optional Panasonic wireless accessory.
  • Page 8: Step 3 Connections

    step 3 Connections Turn off all equipment before connection and read the appropriate operating instructions. Do not connect the AC power supply cord until all other connections are complete. Main unit Speaker connections Setup example Pay attention to the type of speaker and the connector color when you place the speakers. Connect to the terminals of the same color.
  • Page 9: Audio And Video Connections

    ≥ Set “VIDEO PRIORITY” to “ON” ( AV OUT ≥ Set “VIDEO FORMAT” in Menu 4 (HDMI) ( VIERA Link “HDAVI Control” If your Panasonic TV is VIERA Link compatible, you can operate your TV synchronizing with home theater operations or vice versa ( Link “HDAVI Control...
  • Page 10: Radio Antenna Connections

    step 3 Connections (continued) Main unit 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 Ac Power Supply Cord Connection

    step 4 AC power supply cord connection AC IN To household AC outlet AC power supply cord (included) Conserving power The main unit consumes a small amount of power when it is turned off (approx. 0.1 W.). To save power when it is not to be used for a long time, unplug it from the household AC outlet.
  • Page 12: Step 6 [pt670] Smart Setup

    [PT670] SMART SETUP step 6 The Smart setup screen assists you in making necessary settings. Preparation Turn on your TV and select the appropriate video input mode (e.g. VIDEO 1, AV 1, HDMI, etc.) to suit the connections to this unit. ≥...
  • Page 13: [pt673] Easy Setup

    [PT673] EASY SETUP step 6 The Easy setup screen assists you in making necessary settings. Preparation Turn on your TV and select the appropriate video input mode (e.g. VIDEO 1, AV 1, HDMI, etc.) to suit the connections to this unit. ≥...
  • Page 14: Setting Up The Radio

    Setting up the radio Numbered buttons PLAY MODE PLAY MODE SEARCH SKIP MENU MENU -TUNE MODE/—FM MODE Presetting stations automatically Up to 30 stations can be set in each band, FM and AM. Select “FM” or “AM”. RADIO ≥ Main unit: EXT-IN Press [SELECTOR].
  • Page 15: Selecting The Playback Source

    Presetting stations manually Up to 30 stations can be set in each band, FM and AM. 1 While listening to the radio broadcast Press [OK]. 2 While the frequency is flashing on the display Press the numbered buttons to select a channel. ≥...
  • Page 16: Selecting The Source By The Remote Control

    Selecting the playback source (continued) Selecting the source by the remote control DVD/CD ( Each time you press the button: RADIO FM ( EXT-IN AM ( § : For audio input through the AUX terminal. § D-IN : For audio input through the OPTICAL IN terminal.
  • Page 17: Selecting Sound Mode

    Selecting sound mode Select a sound mode. SOUND Each time you press the button: Equalizer SUBW LVL: Subwoofer Level C.FOCUS: Center Focus While the selected Make settings. mode is displayed Refer to the followings for setting details of each sound effect. Equalizer You can select sound quality settings.
  • Page 18: Basic Play

    Playing Discs Basic play If you are experiencing problems, refer to troubleshooting ( Preparation To display the picture, turn on your TV and change its video input mode (e.g. VIDEO 1, AV 1, HDMI, etc.) to suit the connections to this unit. Using the main unit POWER Turn on the unit.
  • Page 19: Using The Remote Control

    Using the remote control DISC Numbered buttons SEARCH SEARCH PLAY SLOW SKIP SKIP PAUSE STOP TOP MENU, DIRECT NAVIGATOR RETURN MENU PLAY MENU, PLAY LIST LIST FL DISPLAY FL DISPLAY One touch (Remote control only) The main unit automatically turns play PLAY on and starts playing the disc in...
  • Page 20: Other Modes Of Play

    Other modes of play ─CD MODE -CD MODE PLAY MODE, PLAY MODE REPEAT ─REPEAT PLAY PLAY 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 ( 19, Selecting a disc).
  • Page 21: Using Navigation Menus

    Using navigation menus SKIP SKIP TOP MENU, DIRECT NAVIGATOR MENU RETURN PLAY MENU, PLAY LIST LIST Playing data discs [WMA] [MP3] [JPEG] [DVD-VR] Select “DATA” in “DVD-VR/DATA” ( play WMA, MP3, JPEG contents. Playing from the selected item You can select to play from your desired item while the “DATA-DISC” screen is displayed.
  • Page 22: Using On-screen Menus

    Using on-screen menus Numbered buttons PLAY PLAY Show the on-screen menu. Each time you press the button: Menu 1 (Disc/Play) Menu 2 (Video) Menu 3 (Audio) Menu 4 (HDMI) Exit e.g. Menu 1 (Disc/Play) [DVD-V] Select the item. e.g. Menu 1 (Disc/Play) [DVD-V] Make the settings.
  • Page 23 To rotate a picture (during pause) [JPEG]: 0,------. 90,------.180,------.270 ROTATION ^--------------------------------------------J Menu 2 (Video) NORMAL CINEMA1: Mellows images and enhances detail in dark scenes. PICTURE MODE CINEMA2: Sharpens images and enhances detail in dark scenes. DYNAMIC: Enhances the contrast for powerful images.
  • Page 24: Using The Viera Link

    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 25: 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 for your TV. Home theater This unit’s speakers are active. ≥...
  • Page 26: Using The Ipod

    Using the iPod PLAY MODE, ─REPEAT PLAY MODE REPEAT iPod iPod PLAY PLAY SKIP SKIP PAUSE STOP You can enjoy iPod music through this unit’s speakers or view iPod videos/photos on the TV. Preparation ≥ To view photos/videos from the iPod –...
  • Page 27: Speaker Installation Options

    Enjoying photos Select the iPod menu. Play a slideshow on your iPod. You can use the remote control to operate the iPod menu. [3, 4]: To navigate menu items. [OK]: To go to the next menu. [RETURN]: To return to the previous menu. The remote control operation may vary between iPod models.
  • Page 28: Changing The Player Settings

    Changing the player settings SETUP SETUP Show the setup menu. SETUP -CH SELECT MAIN Select the menu. DISC Item ≥ To return to the previous screen, press [RETURN]. Select the item. Make the settings. Exit. SETUP -CH SELECT ≥ The settings remain intact even if you switch the unit to standby. ≥...
  • Page 29 AUDIO menu Select to suit the type of equipment you connected to the HDMI AV OUT terminal. Select “BITSTREAM” when the equipment can decode the bitstream (digital form of 5.1-channel data). Otherwise, select “PCM”. (If the bitstream is output to the equipment without a decoder, high levels of noise can be output and may damage your speakers and hearing.) §...
  • Page 30: Discs That Can Be Played

    Reference Discs that can be played Commercial discs Disc DVD-Video Video CD Recorded discs (±: Playable, —: Not playable) Disc Logo DVD-RAM DVD-R/RW DVD-R DL iR/iRW iR DL §1 CD-R/RW ≥ 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 ( §1 This unit can play CD-R/RW recorded with CD-DA or Video CD format.
  • Page 31: Maintenance

    In the U.S.A. and Puerto Rico, refer to “Customer Services Directory (United States and Puerto Rico)” on page 36. 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 32: 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 following guide do not solve the problem, refer to “Customer Services Directory (United States and Puerto Rico)” on page 36 if you reside in the U.S.A.
  • Page 33 Disc operation [MP3] It takes time before play starts. Play may take time to begin when an MP3 track has still picture data. Even after the track starts, the correct play time will not be displayed. This is normal. A menu screen appears during skip or search. This is normal for Video CDs.
  • Page 34: Specifications

    Specifications AMPLIFIER SECTION 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 35 HDMI Licensing LLC. HDAVI Control VIERA Link EZ Sync is a trademark of Panasonic Corporation. iPod is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. is a trademark of Panasonic Corporation.
  • Page 36: Limited Warranty (only For U.s.a. And Puerto Rico)

    For hearing or speech impaired TTY users, TTY: 1-877-833-8855 Accessory Purchases (United States and Puerto Rico) 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 37: 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 38: Control Reference Guide

    G Switch information on the main unit’s display ( 12, 13) 14, 19) 18, 19) 19, 21) Aim the remote control at the Panasonic TV and press the button. [Í]: Turn the TV on/off [INPUT]: Change the TV’s video input mode [r, s]: Adjust the TV volume This may not work properly with some models.
  • Page 39 POWER OPEN CLOSE Dock for iPod 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. ( 2 Open/Close the disc tray ( [PT670] Show the Smart setup ( [PT673]...
  • Page 40 DATE OF PURCHASE ___________________________________________ DEALER NAME _________________________________________________ DEALER ADDRESS _____________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ TELEPHONE NUMBER _________________________________________ [For[U.S.A.]and]Puerto]Rico] Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company, Division of Panasonic Corporation of North America One Panasonic Way, Secaucus, New Jersey 07094 http://www.panasonic.com C Panasonic Corporation 2008 Printed in Singapore The model number and serial number of this product can be found on either the back or the bottom of the unit.

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