"IPB Display" Setting
With the MPEG2 which is one of the video display
methods of DVD, each picture is divided into the
following three picture types before being coded in digital
I-picture (in-frame coding): This is the standard video
and can constitute a picture by itself. As the highest
picture quality can be obtained, the still image of I-
picture is most suitable for use when adjusting the
P-picture (forward prediction coding): Picture cal-
culated based on past pictures (I-picture or P-picture).
B-picture (bidirectional prediction coding): Picture
calculated by comparing the previous and next pic-
tures (I-pictures or P-pictures). This picture type con-
tains least amount of video information.
When IPB Display is set to "On", the I, P or B type of
DVD still picture is displayed on the TV screen to help
identify whether the picture is I-picture, P-picture or B-
picture. This makes it possible to find the I-picture which
is the standard video containing most amount of
At the factory, the player has been set to "Off" with which
the IPB display is not shown.
" : Select to return to the previous screen.
"On" : Select to view the IPB display.
"Off" : Select to not to view the IPB display.
Set the mode switch of the joystick remote to the
While the player is in stop mode, press
display the "MAIN" menu of "SET UP MENU".
to open the setup screen.
In the setup menu, select "IPB Display" by tilting
the joystick up or down and press
TV Monitor Type
DVD VIDEO Mode
On Screen Message
Select "On" or "Off" by tilting the joystick up or down,
to enter the selection in memory.
Chapter 6: Various Setups