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DVD Player User's Guide
Model: DGE105N
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  • Page 1 DVD Player User’s Guide Model: DGE105N We bring good things to life...
  • Page 2 Keep your sales receipt to obtain warranty parts and service and for proof of purchase. Attach it here and record the serial and model numbers in case you need them. The numbers are located on the back of the player. Model number: DGE105N Serial Number: Purchase date:...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Chapter 1: Connections and Setup Things to consider before you connect ...4 Install Batteries in the Remote ...4 Explanation of Jacks and Cables ...5 Video Jacks and Cables ...5 Audio Jacks and Cables ...6 Front of the DVD Player ...7 Connection: DVD + TV + VCR ...9 Point the Remote at the DVD Player and Put it in DVD Mode ...10...
  • Page 4: Chapter 1 Connections And Setup

    Chapter 1 Things to consider before you connect Protect components from overheating • Don’t block ventilation holes on any of the components. Arrange the components so that air can circulate freely. • Don’t stack components. • If you place components in a stand, make sure you allow adequate ventilation. •...
  • Page 5: Explanation Of Jacks And Cables

    COMPONENT VIDEO OUT AUDIO OUT NORMAL COAXIAL S-VIDEO VIDEO OUT AUDIO OUT Explanation of Jacks and Cables There are several ways to connect your DVD Player to your TV depending upon the cables you have and the jacks that are on the back of your TV. Different jacks and cables provide a different level of performance.The jacks on the back of your DVD Player and the cables used to connect them are explained below.
  • Page 6: Audio Jacks And Cables

    Connections and Setup Audio Jacks and Cables AUDIO L (left) and R (right) AUDIO OUT AUDIO R These jacks send the audio from the disc you’re playing to the TV.The audio and L jacks jacks and cables are often color-coded (red for right audio, and white for left audio).You must connect audio cables to the AUDIO L and R jacks on the DVD Player and to the corresponding Audio Input Jacks on the TV no matter Audio/...
  • Page 7: Front Of The Dvd Player

    Connections and Setup PLAY Front of the DVD Player (buttons appear left to right below) STANDBY/ON - Turns the player on and off.The indicator lights when the player is in standby mode (off), and is not lit when the player is on. OPEN/CLOSE - Opens and closes disc tray.
  • Page 8: Dvd Player

    Connections and Setup DVD PLAYER From Cable Line Notes: The back of your TV and VCR might look different than the ones pictured here. Details about the different kinds of cables used to connect your DVD player are on page 5. Don’t connect the DVD player to the VCR, or through the VCR.
  • Page 9: Connection: Dvd + Tv + Vcr

    Connection: DVD + TV + VCR Connect the audio cables to the AUDIO OUT L (left – white) and R (right – red) jacks on the back of your DVD Player, and to the corresponding Audio Input jacks on your TV (sometimes labeled AUDIO IN L and R).
  • Page 10: Point The Remote At The Dvd Player And Put It In Dvd Mode

    Connections and Setup Point the Remote at the DVD Player and Put it in DVD Mode When you want the remote to operate the DVD Player, point the remote at the DVD Player, not the TV. Make sure the remote is in DVD mode - press the DVD button. Also, you must make sure there is a clear path between the remote control and the DVD Player because the remote control uses infrared (IR) technology that sends a command from the remote control to the IR sensor on the front of the DVD player.
  • Page 11: How To Find Your Tv's Video Input Channel

    Channel that corresponds to the jacks you used to connect the DVD Player to the TV.The Video Input Channel(s) varies for different brands and different models of TVs. If your TV is an RCA, GE, or Proscan brand, the DVD’s remote probably operates it. Just press the TV button, and then press the INPUT button until you see the DVD’s main menu, screen saver, or the disc you’re...
  • Page 12: Chapter 2:The Remote Control

    In addition to operating your DVD Player, the remote that came with it will operate most RCA, GE, and Proscan TVs and VCRs. However, this page only describes the buttons on the remote that you will use with your DVD Player.
  • Page 13: Button Description For Tv And Vcr Function Buttons

    SEARCH In VCR mode, accesses the timer recording menu. TIMER Puts the remote in TV mode so it operates the TV (RCA, GE, and Proscan TVs only). Functions as a TV/VCR button in VCR mode. TV•VCR Puts the remote in VCR mode so it operates the VCR (RCA, GE, and Proscan VCRs only).
  • Page 14: Chapter 3: Playing Discs

    Chapter 3 VIDEO CD Note: Some discs may not be compatible due to laser pickup and design. Regional Coding Both the DVD Player and the discs are coded by region.These regional codes must match in order for the disc to play.This player’s code is region 1. ALL means all regions. Other regions are: 2: Europe, the Middle East, Rep.
  • Page 15: Freeze Frame And Frame Advance

    Freeze Frame and Frame Advance While a disc is playing, press PAUSE to freeze the picture.To advance one frame at a time, press PAUSE again (the on-screen icon changes from PAUSE to FRAME). Each time you press the FORWARD or REVERSE button, the picture goes to the next (or previous) frame.To resume normal playback, press PLAY.
  • Page 16: Using The On-Screen Info Display

    Playing Discs Using the On-Screen Info Display The Info Display appears across the top of the screen when you press the INFO button on the remote while you’re playing a disc. Use the an icon is highlighted, follow the on-screen instructions, and use the remote to scroll through the options.
  • Page 17: How To Navigate The Info Display

    Left Down Time Display (all Info Displays) This feature displays the time that has elapsed during playback. For DVD discs, the time displayed refers to the current title and acts as a Time Search feature.You can skip right to any scene. Highlight the Time Display, and use the number buttons on the remote to enter the elapsed time you want to go to.You must use two digits for each field.
  • Page 18: Subtitles Icon (Dvd Info Display)

    Playing Discs Subtitles Icon (DVD Info Display) By default, subtitles are off.To turn subtitles on: While a disc is playing, press INFO (the Info Display appears). Use the To change the subtitle language, press the see what subtitle languages are available (the subtitle language options appear in the box at the bottom of the Info Display).
  • Page 19: Play Mode Icon (Dvd, Cd Info Displays)

    Play Mode Icon (DVD, CD Info Displays) The Play Mode options available depend upon the type of disc you’re playing.The default play mode (standard play) plays the disc’s contents in the order in which the disc was created (i.e., track 1 plays first, followed by track 2, etc.).
  • Page 20: Playing Discs

    Playing Discs AB Repeat AB Repeat lets you define a specific segment on the disc that you want to repeat.To watch a scene over and over: 1. With the Play Mode icon highlighted in the Info Display, press the Repeat Mode: AB. Press OK to set A point appears at the bottom of the Info Display. Press OK when the disc gets to the beginning point of the segment (the A point) that you want to repeat.
  • Page 21: Bookmark Icon (Dvd Info Display)

    Bookmark Icon (DVD Info Display) The Bookmark feature lets you mark a point on the disc so that when you turn the player off and back on (without having ejected the disc), you can quickly start playing the disc from a bookmarked point. Creating a Bookmark Highlight the Bookmark icon on the Info Display.
  • Page 22: Camera Angle Icon (Dvd Info Display)

    Playing Discs Camera Angle Icon (DVD Info Display) Some discs contain multiple angles of a particular scene or sequence. If the disc only has one angle, this feature won’t work. Currently, very few discs have this feature. While a disc is playing, press ANGLE on the remote. If the disc wasn’t created with multiple angles, (the invalid symbol) appears.
  • Page 23 Winamp 2.7ful cjjb2000a _ _ _ AL)_ _ TEG _ _ -3.jA- - LET _S_ -3.jA- - C _ _ _ I Example of folder list PLAY 01.THE REASON -3.jA- - LET_S_ 04. WHY ON WHY 02.IMMORTALIT 03.TREAT HER 04.WHY ON WHY 05.LOVE IS IN Example of mp3 files Note: while listening you can use the...
  • Page 24: Playing Jpeg And Mp3 Music Files At The Same Time

    Playing Discs wiseview.jpg Press Play to start. Playing JPEG and mp3 music files at the same time You can display JPEG files while listening to mp3 music files recorded on the same disc. It is not possible to play JPEG and WMA music files at the same time. Insert the disc containing the two types of file in the player.
  • Page 25: Chapter 4: Menu System

    Chapter 4 The DVD Player Menu System The DVD player menu system is not the same as the disc menu or the Info Display.The DVD player menu appears when there’s no disc playing. If you are playing a disc, press STOP on the remote control to stop playback (the DVD player menu appears).
  • Page 26: Program Play

    Menu System Program Play With this option, you choose the order in which the chapters (or tracks) play. Highlight Program Play, and press the OK button (the Program Playlist screen appears). Follow the on-screen instructions to create your program: DVD: select a title using the list of chapters.To select a chapter, press the Audio CD: select a track using the the tracks.
  • Page 27: The Parental Control Menu

    The Parental Control Menu You can set up ratings limits and lock your player in order to control the type of content people watch on your DVD Player.The padlock icon indicates whether the player is locked or unlocked. Locked: You need to enter the password in order to play discs that have a higher rating than what you’ve allowed.When the player is locked, nobody can access the Parental Control menu without entering the password.
  • Page 28: Unlocking Your Dvd Player

    Menu System Unlocking your DVD Player If you’re playing a disc, press STOP (the DVD Player’s main menu appears). Press the button until screen appears). Use the number buttons to enter the password you created, and press OK (the Control menu items appear).
  • Page 29: Menu System

    8 Least Restrictive *MPAA ratings may vary from disc to disc. 1 Most Restrictive Password Required Free Access Unrated Titles Free Access Password Required To set Ratings for Rated Titles: Rating Limits menu enables you to block discs that contain movies with a rating assigned to them (R, PG-13, PG, G, etc.) from being played unless you enter the password you created in the Password menu.
  • Page 30: The Display Menu

    Menu System The Display Menu Display menu contains the settings that affect how a disc’s content looks on your TV and the brightness of the display that’s on the front of the DVD Player. Play Play Mode Parental Control TV Image Display Sound Languages...
  • Page 31: The Sound Menu

    The Sound Menu Sound menu lets you adjust the player’s settings to match the equipment you connected to your DVD Player, and to use the DVD Player’s Sound features. Sound Logic The Sound Logic feature compresses the dynamic range (quietest sound to loudest sound) of a disc’s soundtrack to even out the range of volume.
  • Page 32: The Languages Menu

    Menu System Resume Play Play Mode Player Menus Lock Disc Menus Display Audio Sound Subtitle Languages Resume Play Play Mode Player Menus Lock Disc Menus Display Audio Sound Subtitle Languages Notes: Discs are created differently. The DVD player can’t override some language preferences. If a disc’s software was created to play the movie (title) in a preferred language, the preference you set might be ignored.
  • Page 33: Chapter 5:Additional Information

    Representative who will visit your home for a fee to install your electronic entertainment system and to instruct you in its operation. For details about this service, call 1-888-206-3359. For additional assistance while using your GE product, please visit
  • Page 34: Additional Information

    If you’re operating the TV, press the button first, etc. (this remote operates most RCA, GE, and Proscan TVs). • Check battery installation— the direction of the + and – on the batteries must match information in battery compartment cover.
  • Page 35 A screen saver appears on the TV • Your player is equipped with a screen saver that appears on the TV after your player has been idle for several minutes.To make it disappear, press Subtitle and/or audio language is not the one selected from the initial setting •...
  • Page 36: Maintenance Of Cabinet

    Additional Information Disc tray won’t open • The tray lock feature might be set.To unlock the disc tray, press the of the DVD player and press the down both buttons for a few seconds. Maintenance of Cabinet For safety reasons, when cleaning the cabinet be sure to disconnect the AC power cord from the AC outlet •...
  • Page 37: Limited Warranty

    GE DIGITAL VIDEO DISC (DVD) LIMITED WARRANTY What your warranty covers: • Defects in materials or workmanship. For how long after your purchase: • 90 days from date of purchase - Unit exchange, which includes parts and labor. • 91 days to 1 year from date of purchase - Unit exchange, which includes parts only; you pay the labor.
  • Page 38 Additional Information What your warranty does not cover: • Acts of nature, such as but not limited to lightning damage. • Adjustment of customer controls. • Damage from misuse or neglect. • A unit that has been modified or incorporated into other products or is used for institutional or other commercial purposes.
  • Page 39: Accessory Information

    Accessory Information There are accessories available to complement your DVD Player. Prices are subject to change without notice. All accessories are subject to availability. A shipping and handling fee will be charged upon ordering, and we are required by law to collect the appropriate sales tax for each individual state, country, and locality to which the merchandise is being sent.
  • Page 40 Please do not send any products to the Indianapolis address listed below or on the carton.This will only add delays in service for your product. Thomson Inc. 10330 North Meridian Street Indianapolis, IN 46290 ©2003 Thomson Inc. Trademark(s) ® Registered Marca(s) Registrada(s) Printed in China THOMSON...

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