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DVD / VCD / CD PLAYER
DV-503
DVF-3550
INSTRUCTION MANUAL
KENWOOD CORPORATION
COMPACT
DIGITAL VIDEO
OC
B60-5081-08 00 (K/P/T/M/Y)
01/03

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  • Page 1 DVD / VCD / CD PLAYER DV-503 DVF-3550 INSTRUCTION MANUAL KENWOOD CORPORATION COMPACT DIGITAL VIDEO B60-5081-08 00 (K/P/T/M/Y) 01/03...
  • Page 2: Introduction

    Introduction Before applying power Units are designed for operation as follows. U.S.A. and Canada ... AC 120V only Australia ... AC 240 V only For the United Kingdom Factory fitted moulded mains plug 1. The mains plug contains a fuse. For replacement, use only a 3-Amp ASTA-approved (BS 1362) fuse.
  • Page 3: Fcc Warning

    KENWOOD CORPORATION 2967-3, ISHIKAWA-CHO, HACHIOJI-SHI, TOKYO, JAPAN KENWOOD CORP. CERTIFIES THIS EQUIPMENT CONFORMS TO DHHS REGULATIONS NO. 21 CFR 1040.10, CHAPTER 1, SUBCHAPTER J. Location: Back Panel CAUTION- LASER RADIATION WHEN OPEN.
  • Page 4: Important Safeguards

    IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS Please read all of the safety and operating instructions before operating this appliance. Adhere to all warnings on the appliance and in the instruction manual. Follow all the safety and operating instructions. operating instructions should be retained for future reference.
  • Page 5: Power Off

    13.Lightning – For added protection for this appliance during a lightning storm, or when it is left unattended and unused for long periods of time, unplug it from the wall outlet and disconnect the antenna or cable system. This will prevent damage to the appliance due to lightning and power-line surges.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Special features and Contents Special features This document classifies the applications of each feature using the following marks : Description of a feature that can be used with DVD. : Description of a feature that can be used with CD. : Description of a feature that can be used with VCD.
  • Page 7: Discs Information

    Discs information Types of playable discs The system using this unit does not only play music from CD but can also play the discs listed below to offer you high-quality entertainment of video of movies and live concerts. Playable Disc Logo mark on disc Disc size Played sides...
  • Page 8: Region Codes

    Region codes Every player of this model has a certain region code assigned to it based on the country where the player is used. When the player is used to play back DVD discs, it can only play the DVD discs carrying the region codes matching the region code of the player.
  • Page 9: Video Formats

    Video formats The video signals used to display TV pictures and video disc pictures are mainly based on two types of signal formats (PAL and NTSC), which are assigned to each country or area as shown on the right. As a result, it is required to select discs according to the video format used with your TV monitor (in your country or area).
  • Page 10: Important Items

    Important items Maintenance Cleaning Unplug this appliance from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use volatile solvents such as alcohol, paint thinner, gasoline, or benzine, etc. to clean the cabinet. Use a clean dry cloth. Reference Disc handling precautions Handling Hold the discs so that you do not touch the playing surface.
  • Page 11: System Connections

    System Connections Make connections as shown below. When connecting the related system components, refer also to the instruction manuals of the related components. Caution: Do not plug in the power lead until all connections are com- pleted. Except for U.S.A. and Canada Caution Be sure to adhere followings.
  • Page 12: Connecting To A Tv With Component Input Terminals (for Other Countries)

    Connecting to a TV with Component input terminals DIGITAL OUTPUT (PCM/BIT STREAM) OPTICAL COAXIAL Audio cord Video cords Connecting to an Audio component AV receiver or Amplifier Coaxial or Optical cable Audio cord Video cord, S-video cord AV receiver or Amplifier Coaxial or Optical cable Audio cord Video cord, S-video cord or Component cords...
  • Page 13: Controls And Indicators

    Controls and indicators RESUME indicator PLAY/PAUSE indicator SEARCH indicator DVD indicator VCD indicator CD indicator PARENTAL LOCK indicator P.B.C. indicator 1 POWER ON / OFF switch 2 Disc tray 3 0 0 0 0 0 (Open/Close) key 1 , ¡ ¡...
  • Page 14: Operation Of Remote Control Unit

    Operation of remote control unit MENU ON SCREEN TOP MENU AUDIO CLEAR ANGLE SUBTITLE ON/OFF MULTI CONTROL P.MODE RANDOM RETURN ENTER SLOW STEP ¡ ¢ REPEAT DIMMER Model : RC-D0307 Infrared ray system Loading batteries 1 Remove the cover. Operation Insert the power plug into a power outlet, press the POWER key of the main unit to ON, then press the desired remote control key.
  • Page 15: Playback Of Disc

    RESUME function. When the STOP key is pressed again during stop, the RESUME function is can- celled. RESUME is cancelled when 5 minutes have passed in RESUME status. DV-503/DVF-3550 (EN/K,P,T,M,X) 6 (Play/Pause) key TOP MENU 6 (PLAY/ POWER PAUSE) key...
  • Page 16: Disc Playback Features

    (At the time of VCD playback) 1 F.SLOW 1/8 2 F.SLOW 1/4 3 F.SLOW 1/2 ÷ Press the PLAY key to resume normal playback. Playback of disc DV-503/DVF-3550 (EN/K,P,T,M,X) 6 (Play/Pause) key STEP POWER 4, ¢ (Skip) keys 4, ¢...
  • Page 17: Using The On-screen Banner Display

    ÷ The invalid symbol CLEAR press a key that doesn’t have any function. If one of the icons is “grayed out,” the banner display feature isn’t available for the disc you’re playing. DV-503/DVF-3550 (EN/K,P,T,M,X) SUBTITLES BOOKMARKS AUDIO ANGLES TIME INDICATOR...
  • Page 18: Selecting A Title

    ÷ P.B.C. on mode of VCD, the Selecting a Track function may not work. Using the On-screen banner display DV-503/DVF-3550 (EN/K,P,T,M,X) Selecting a Chapter or Track CD VCD 1 During playback, press SCREEN key on the remote.
  • Page 19: Changing The Audio Language

    Notes 2. When you chose an audio language from the Banner Dis- play, you only override the audio language setting in the DVD Player’s main menu (in the Language Preferences menu within Setup menu) temporarily. Using the On-screen banner display Changing the Subtitle Language You can change the Subtitle language while you’re...
  • Page 20: Changing The Camera Angle

    ON ENTER P.B.C. on mode of VCD, the IntroScan function may not work. Using the On-screen banner display DV-503/DVF-3550 (EN/K,P,T,M,X) Using IntroScan function 1 During playback, press the ON SCREEN key on the remote. ON SCREEN 2 Press the Cursor left/right (2/3) keys until the IntroScan icon is highlighted.
  • Page 21: Using Bookmarks

    ÷ You can go to bookmarked scene by key (1~9) ÷ Press the ON SCREEN key or CLEAR key to switch the menu off. Using the On-screen banner display DV-503/DVF-3550 (EN/K,P,T,M,X) 1 During playback, press the ON SCREEN key on the remote. ON SCREEN...
  • Page 22: Repeat Play

    Note P.B.C. on mode of VCD, the A-B Repeat play function may not work. Using the On-screen banner display DV-503/DVF-3550 (EN/K,P,T,M,X) A-B Repeat play 1 Press the A-B key on the remote when you want to choose a scene (sound) as the beginning point.
  • Page 23: Random Play

    ÷ The menu is switched off when no operation is performed for about 5 seconds. Note Note ÷ When playing a DVD, the Random function may not work. ÷ P.B.C. on mode of VCD, the Random play function may not work. Using the On-screen banner display DV-503/DVF-3550 (EN/K,P,T,M,X)
  • Page 24: Program Play

    Program play ÷ To return to standard play, press the P.MODE key again. MULTI CONTROL ENTER Note Note P.B.C. on mode of VCD, the Progam play function may not work. DV-503/DVF-3550 (EN/K,P,T,M,X) PROGRAM EDIT Playlist Title Chapter Delete Play (12) Done...
  • Page 25 Play icon --- Play program play Done icon --- Return to stop or resume mode PROGRAM EDIT Title (12) (An example of DVD program edit menu) PROGRAM EDIT Title (12) ENTER Program play DV-503/DVF-3550 (EN/K,P,T,M,X) Playlist Chapter Insert Delete Play Done Playlist Chapter Insert Delete...
  • Page 26: Set Up Functions

    4 x 3 letterbox 4 x 3 Pan Scan 16 x 9 Widescreen : Choose this setting if your DVD player is connected to a widescreen Dynamic Range : This is set to ON when the volume change should not become overly large, for example when listening late at night.
  • Page 27: Select Audio Language

    ENTER ENTER ·) ÷ Press PLAY key to resume normal playback. Set Up functions DV-503/DVF-3550 (EN/K,P,T,M,X) 1 Press Cursor up/down (5/∞) keys on the remote to select Subtitle on the set up menu display, then press the ENTER key. ENTER MULTI CONTROL (Subtitle menu appears.)
  • Page 28: Select Menu Language

    (DVDs for adults are prohibited.) Level 1: DVDs for children can be played back. (DVDs for adults/general audiences are prohibited.) Set Up functions DV-503/DVF-3550 (EN/K,P,T,M,X) 1 Press Cursor up/down (5/∞) keys on the remote to select Menus on the set up menu display, then press the ENTER key.
  • Page 29: Password

    ENTER ENTER ÷ Press PLAY key to resume normal playback. Set Up functions DV-503/DVF-3550 (EN/K,P,T,M,X) 4 Press ENTER key to finish pass- word input (Confirm Password display appears below Enter Pass- word display). 5 Press Cursor up/down (5/∞) keys...
  • Page 30: Change Password

    Change Password, then press ENTER key. ENTER ENTER ÷ Press PLAY key to resume normal playback. Set Up functions DV-503/DVF-3550 (EN/K,P,T,M,X) 4 Press Cursor up/down (5/∞) keys or numeric keys on the remote to enter password. ENTER MULTI CONTROL...
  • Page 31: Tv Aspect

    TV aspect ENTER ENTER ÷ Press PLAY key to resume normal playback. Set Up functions DV-503/DVF-3550 (EN/K,P,T,M,X) 1 Press Cursor up/down (5/∞) keys on the remote to select TV Aspect on the set up menu display, then press the ENTER key.
  • Page 32: Dynamic Range

    DVD player is connected to an amplifica- tion system. To enjoy DTS Digital Surround™ playback, an external 5.1 channel DTS Digital Surround™ decoder system must be connected to the digital output (S/P DIF, AES/EBU, or TosLink) of the DVD player.
  • Page 33: Linear Pcm

    ¢ (NEXT) and 4 (PREV.). Examples of operation keys and indications used during VCD playback Soft jacket indication Play KENWOOD operation key ÷ Depending on the software, the jacket indication may differ from the above. ENTER...
  • Page 34: Playback Without Using The Menu Playback Function (in Case Of A P.b.c.-compatible Vcd) (to P.b.c. On Or Off)

    ÷ P.B.C. off mode : Without using menu playback function. To return to menu playback Press the TOP MENU key again. Each press the key switches the mode. 1 STEREO 2 LEFT 3 RIGHT AUDIO DV-503/DVF-3550 (EN/K,P,T,M,X) P.B.C. off mode Goes off P.B.C. on mode...
  • Page 35: Mp3 Function

    It is recommended that ten or less sessions are stored when recording MP3 files onto a media. ÷ There are cases where playback is not possible when MP3 files (CD-ROM) and music CD infomation (CD-DA) are saved on the same media. Example for a hierarchical structure DV-503/DVF-3550 (EN/K,P,T,M,X)
  • Page 36: Mp3 On-screen Display

    ALL CLEAR icon To stop playback Skipping files Program window MAIN UNIT To skip backward DV-503/DVF-3550 (EN/K,P,T,M,X) Press 6 key. (When you insert the MP3 media, playback will start automatically.) REMOTE (MP3 On-screen display appears.) Press 7 (STOP) key. MAIN UNIT REMOTE Press 4 or ¢...
  • Page 37: Selecting Mp3 Files Or Folders

    ÷ The files and folders in the selected folder appear. ENTER ENTER ÷ Press ENTER key on RETURN folder icon to move to the upper layer. ENTER MP3 function DV-503/DVF-3550 (EN/K,P,T,M,X)
  • Page 38: Mp3 Program Playback

    (2/3) keys on the remote to select the “ALL CLEAR” icon, then press the ENTER key. MULTI CONTROL ÷ The program deletes. ÷ You can delete file one by one by selecting and key on the remote. ENTER Cursor left/ ENTER pressing CLEAR DV-503/DVF-3550 (EN/K,P,T,M,X)
  • Page 39: Knowledge

    Knowledge DVD menu language code list Cord No. Language 6565 Afar 6566 Abkhazian 6570 Afrikaans 6577 Amharic 6582 Arabic 6583 Assamese 6588 Aymara 6590 Azerbaijani 6665 Bashkir 6669 Byelorussian 6671 Bulgarian 6672 Bihari 6678 Bengali; Bangla Tibetan 6679 6682 Breton 6765 Catalan Corsican...
  • Page 40: In Case Of Difficulty

    ON or due to an external factor. In this case, execute the following procedure to reset the microprocessor and return it to normal condition. DVD player unit Symptom Playback does not start when the play (3) key is pressed.
  • Page 41: Remote Control Unit

    DVD player unit Symptom Playback will not start even after a title is selected. The viewing restriction level (RATING) can- not be changed. The voice or subtitle language selected in the initial setting is not played. No message appears on the TV screen after a key is pressed.
  • Page 42: Specifications

    Channel separation ... More than 95 dB (1 kHz,) Wow and flutter ... Below measurable limit Analog output level/impedance ... 2 V / 1 k KENWOOD follows a policy of continuous advancements in development. For this reason specifications may be changed without notice. Notes Notes ÷...
  • Page 43 DV-402/DVF-3530 (EN/K,P,T,M,X)
  • Page 44: For Your Records

    For your records Record the serial number, found on the back of the unit, in the spaces designated on the warranty card, and in the space provided below. Refer to the model and serial numbers whenever you call upon your dealer for information or service on this product.

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