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MULTIPLE DVD VCD CD PLAYER
DV-5900M
DIGITAL VIDEO
MULTIPLE DVD VCD CD PLAYER
DV-5050M
DVF-J6050
COMPACT
COMPACT
DIGITAL AUDIO
DIGITAL VIDEO
TEXT
This instruction manual is for some models. Model
availability and features (functions) may differ depending
on the country and sales area.
COMPACT
COMPACT
DIGITAL AUDIO
TEXT
INSTRUCTION MANUAL
KENWOOD CORPORATION
B60-5105-00 00 CS (E M Y)
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  • Page 1 MULTIPLE DVD VCD CD PLAYER DV-5900M COMPACT COMPACT DIGITAL AUDIO DIGITAL VIDEO TEXT MULTIPLE DVD VCD CD PLAYER DV-5050M DVF-J6050 COMPACT COMPACT DIGITAL AUDIO DIGITAL VIDEO TEXT This instruction manual is for some models. Model availability and features (functions) may differ depending on the country and sales area.
  • Page 2: Before Applying Power

    0-1 Before applying power Units are designed for operation as follows. U.S.A. and Canada ... AC 120 V only Europe and U.K..AC 230 V only Other countries ... AC 110-240 V 0-2 Safety precautions WARNING : TO PREVENT FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
  • Page 3: Unpacking

    If any accessories are missing, or if the unit is damaged or fails to operate, notify your dealer immediately. If the unit was shipped to you directly, notify your shipper immediately. Kenwood recommends that you retain the original carton and packing materials in case you need to move or ship the unit in the future.
  • Page 4: Features

    DVD control function (Except for Asia) The basic operations of this unit, such as playback and stop, can be remote controlled from the LCD remote control unit provided with a KENWOOD AV receiver. This instruction manual is for some models. Model availability and features (functions) may differ depending on the country and sales area.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    0-6 Contents 0-1 Before applying power ... 2 0-2 Safety precautions ... 2 0-3 Unpacking ... 3 0-4 Accessories ... 3 0-5 Features ... 4 0-6 Contents ... 5 0-7 Systems and Types of Playable Discs ... 7 0-7-1 Media that can be played back with this equipment (CD-R, CD-RW) ...
  • Page 6 0-6 Contents 4-3-4 Memory playback ... 40 4-3-5 Repeat playback ... 41 4-3-6 A-B repeat playback ... 42 4-4 "SOUND" OSD Operation ... 43 4-4-1 Switching the audio language ... 43 4-4-2 Virtual Surround function ... 43 4-4-3 Cinema Voice function ... 44 4-4-4 Down Mix function ...
  • Page 7: Systems And Types Of Playable Discs

    Systems and Types of Playable Discs DV-5900M Other DVD AUDIO – DVD VIDEO COMPACT DIGITAL VIDEO COMPACT COMPACT DIGITAL AUDIO DIGITAL AUDIO TEXT 0-7-1 Media that can be played back with this equipment (CD-R, CD-RW) Usable media apart from audio CDs (CD-DA) Usable media : CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW Usable formats : ISO9660 level 1 (excluding...
  • Page 8: Icons Inscribed On Dvd Discs

    0-9 Icons Inscribed on DVD Discs Indicates the playable region code. Indicates the number of languages in the audio. The figure in the icon shows the number (max. 8 languages). Indicates the number of available subtitle languages. The figure in the icon shows the number (max. 32 subtitle languages).
  • Page 9: Region Codes Of The Dvd Video Discs That Can Be Played With This Player

    Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea- Bissau, India, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyz Republic, Latvia, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Pakistan, Russia, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tadzhikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine,...
  • Page 10: Mp3 File That Can Be Played Back With This Equipment

    0-13 MP3 Files That Can Be Played Back with This Equipment Compressing MP3 files Please set up the transfer bit rate setting for the compression software when compressing MP3 files as follows: MP3 file 128kbps recommended (32 kbps-320 kbps) ÷ This unit is compatible with 32kHz, 44.1kHz (recommended) and 48 kHz samplimg frequencies.
  • Page 11: Chapter 1: Connection Of Equipment

    Chapter 1: Connection of Equipment 1-1 Introduction This manual describes the standard, most typical connections of the player. When an associated system component is connected, also refer to their instruction manuals. For details on the connection of the following components, see the indicated reference pages. Preparation of Standard Remote Control Unit ...
  • Page 12: Preparation Of Standard Remote Control Unit

    Chapter 1: Connection of Equipment 1-2 Preparation of Standard Remote Control Unit Installing the batteries: Open the cover and insert the batteries (R03/AAA) by observing the polarity marking. Remote control range: ¶ When the controllable distance of the standard remote reduces, replace both batteries with new ones.
  • Page 13: Connection Of Video Outputs

    1-5 Connection of Video Outputs This unit can be connected to a TV through the following connections. Composite VIDEO OUTPUT connectors S-VIDEO OUTPUT connectors COMPONENT VIDEO OUTPUT connectors SCART connector (For Europe and U.K.) Select the connection according to the TV to be connected. After connecting the TV, be sure to change the setup of the unit according to the TV.
  • Page 14 Chapter 1: Connection of Equipment C : Component video connection If the TV has component video input terminals, connect the Y, C NENT VIDEO OUTPUT terminals to the corresponding jacks on the TV using video cables. ¶ As component video separate video signal into the brightness signal (Y) and color difference signals (C ), it can provide sharper image than the S Video connection.
  • Page 15: Connection Of Audio Output

    CD, LD, or DVD players. For this reason, when DTS-encoded software is played back through the analog outputs of the CD, LD, or DVD player, excessive noise will be exhibited. To avoid possible damage to the audio system,...
  • Page 16: Channnel (5.1 Ch) Audio Connection

    Chapter 1: Connection of Equipment 1-6-2 : 6 channnel (5.1 ch) audio connection (DV-5900M only) When the connected AV amplifier has 6-channel audio input terminals, Please con- nect the 6CH. OUTPUT terminals to them. Speaker Setting To 6ch Input terminal DIGITAL D A I S Y C H A I N A U D I O...
  • Page 17 a : External decoder type & SetUp menu "sound" External decorder Dolby Digital decorder DTS Digital Surround type decorder Setup Function PCM Down Yes* Conversion Bitstream Dolby Digital DTS Digital DV-5900M DV-5900M Surround Other Other MPEG Multi channel * If this is set to "No", no audio will be output when DVDs recorded in 96 kHz linear PCM are played. (Audio will be output as it is the DVD does not have copyright protection recorded on it.) These changes to digital audio output must be made, otherwise bitstream signals the decoder cannot handle will be output.
  • Page 18: Daisy Chain Connection

    Chapter 1: Connection of Equipment 1-7 Daisy Chain Connection Up to three changer units can be connected in series. ÷ The three units can mutually control other units. ÷ Up to 1200 discs can be played back continuously by connecting three units. ÷...
  • Page 19: Connection Of Audio Output Terminals

    1-7-3 Connection of Audio Output Terminals Connect the audio output using either the “Digital” or “Analog” connection (see figure on the right). For the connection, connect the “SUB2” unit output to the “SUB1” unit input, then connect the “SUB1” unit output to the “MAIN” unit input.
  • Page 20: Pc Link Connection

    The basic operations of this unit, such as playback and stop, can be remote controlled from the LCD remote control unit provided with a KENWOOD AV receiver*. ÷ Connect the DVD control terminal of the AV receiver to the DVD CONTROL terminal of this unit using a system control cable.
  • Page 21: Chapter 2: Controls And Indicators

    Chapter 2: Controls and indicators 2-1 Introduction This chapter gives description on the front panel buttons, display panel of the player main unit and the provided remote control unit. This chapter is composed of the following sections. Front Panel ... ™ Display ...
  • Page 22: Front Panel

    LIBRARY RETURN Remote sensor Á LCD remote transmitter The disc and track title data are output to the LCD ˇ remote control unit (provided with a KENWOOD Receiver or optional) through this window. ˇÁ LIBRARY button ⁄ DISC knob ∏...
  • Page 23: Display

    2-3 Display 2 3 4 5 MP3 CD VCD DVD DOLBY DIGITAL RANDOM RELAY FOLDER P.B.C. AUDIO DTS MPEG REPEAT FILE VIDEO ANGLE U.FILE M.TYPE SEQUENTIAL Operation indicators MP3 indicator “MP3” lights during playback of an MP3 file. º CD indicator ‹...
  • Page 24: Standard Remote Control Unit

    Chapter 2: Controls and indicators 2-4 Standard Remote Control Unit The buttons with the same names as those on the player main unit have the same functions as the main unit buttons. For DV-5900M SUB 1 POWER P.B.C. FOLDER FILE SEARCH SEARCH ENTER...
  • Page 25 The buttons with the same names as those on the player main unit have the same functions as the main unit buttons. For DV-5050M/DVF-J6050 SUB 1 POWER P.B.C. FOLDER FILE SEARCH SEARCH ENTER ¢ CHARAC. UP/DOWN DISC RETURN & MODE...
  • Page 26: Keyboard Remote Control Unit

    Chapter 2: Controls and indicators 2-5 Keyboard Remote Control Unit (DV-5900M only) The buttons with the same names as those on the player main unit have the same functions as the main unit buttons. +10 button +100 button DVD operation related buttons ALL DATA READ button DISC FLIP button DISPLAY button...
  • Page 27: Chapter 3: Basic Operation

    Chapter 3 : Basic Operation 3-1 Introduction This chapter gives description on the basic operations of the control buttons on the player main unit and remote. This chapter is composed of the following sections. Configuration of Discs ... • Turning power on ... • Inserting discs ...
  • Page 28: Configuration Of Discs

    Chapter 3: Basic Operation 3-2 Configuration of Discs DVD AUDIO disc configuration (DV-5900M only) DVD AUDIO Group 1 Group 2 Track 1 Track 1 2 2 3 4 5 Index 1 2 2 3 4 5 The group is the largest unit composing the music in an DVD AUDIO disc.
  • Page 29: Inserting Discs

    “ALL DATA READ”. Press the SET button. ÷ To display the title on a LCD remote control unit (provided with a KENWOOD Receiver or optional), perform the all data read operation first, and operate the LCD remote control unit with the disc door closed.
  • Page 30: Operation Restriction According To The Disc Or Player Status

    Chapter 3: Basic Operation 3-6 Operation restriction according to the disc or player status Operations of some DVDs and VCDs are restricted by the intention of the software producers. Operations may also be restricted due to the status of the player. As this player plays discs in accordance with the intentions of software producers, some functions may not work as intended by the user.
  • Page 31: Playing Discs By Selecting The Title, Chapter, Track Or File

    3-11 Playing discs by selecting the title, chapter, track or file. Input the number of the title, chapter, track or file using 0 to 9, +10 and +100 on the remote. ÷ With a DVD, when a number is input during playback, playback of the chapter or track having the same number as the input number in the same group or title starts.
  • Page 32: Forward Search And Reverse Search

    Chapter 3: Basic Operation 3-16 Forward search and reverse search During playback, press the 1 or ¡ button on the remote. ÷ This operation is not available with a MP3 disc. (DV-5900M only) ÷ When OSD is displayed, pressing the ON SCREEN button turns it off and shows the speed in place.
  • Page 33: Menu Playback Of Dvd

    3-19 Menu playback of DVD When a DVD containing the recording of the top menu or menu is played, the top menu or menu is displayed. These menus allow you to select the position you want to play easily based on an interactive method. The following operation procedure is the basic procedure.
  • Page 34: Switching Still Pictures Of Dvd Audio

    Chapter 3: Basic Operation 3-21 Switching still pictures of DVD AUDIO (DV-5900M only) When a DVD AUDIO (AOTT: Audio Only Title) disc containing the recording of still pictures is played, the still pictures can be displayed. (The operation may be restricted with certain discs.) To switch the still pictures, press the PAGE % or PAGE fi...
  • Page 35: Mode

    3-23-1 OSD icons that can be selected with each disc type and mode [ During playback of DVD AUDIO ] (DV-5900M only) : Repeat playback of the track being played. Tr k : Repeat playback of the group being played. G r p : Repeat playback of the disc being played.
  • Page 36: Switching The Time Display

    Chapter 3: Basic Operation 3-24 Switching the time display The information in the time display can be switched over. (The information can also be switched by the OSD operation. ‚) This operation is not available in stop mode, during menu playback of DVD or with a DVD for which time display is disabled.
  • Page 37: Chapter 4: Osd Operation

    Chapter 4 : OSD Operation 4-1 Introduction The operations described in this chapter allows the user to perform operations and settings by referring to the OSD (On-Screen Display). As the OSD operation uses only the specific buttons on the remote, the user can enjoy the functions of the player even before memorizing the functions of all buttons. This chapter is composed of the following sections.
  • Page 38: Basic Osd Operation

    Chapter 4: OSD Operation 4-2 Basic OSD Operation Various operations can be performed by selecting the OSD icons on the TV screen using the cursor button on the remote. Operation procedure Press the ON SCREEN button to display OSD. "MAIN" OSD : Disc Title Chapter...
  • Page 39: Main" Osd Operation

    4-3 "MAIN" OSD Operation This section describes the display contents and controllable items of the "MAIN" OSD. (Note that certain items may not be controllable depending on the played disc and player status.) Disc Title Chapter T O TA L : 4 0 P l a y S e t...
  • Page 40: Time Display Switching And Time Search

    Chapter 4: OSD Operation Select the number by pressing the cursor up/down button, then press the ENTER button to start play- back. During playback, the cursor is located on the current group, title, folder, chapter, track or file number. (In this figure, the last number can be displayed by pressing the cursor up button.) The number can also be selected by composing the...
  • Page 41: Repeat Playback

    Move the cursor to (Memory Set icon) by S e t pressing the cursor button left/right, then press the ENTER button. Select the memory number to be used in registration by pressing the cursor up/down button, then press the ENTER button when the scene to be registered comes.
  • Page 42: A-B Repeat Playback

    Chapter 4: OSD Operation [During playback of CD or VCD ] "Off": Repeat playback off. "Track": Repeat playback of the track being played. Track Disc "Disc": Repeat playback of the disc being played. "A": A-B repeat playback. [During playback of MP3] "Off": Repeat playback off.
  • Page 43: Sound" Osd Operation

    4-4 "SOUND" OSD Operation This section describes the items which can be controlled with the "SOUND" OSD. (Some items may be uncontrollable depending on the played disc and player status.) 1 Dolby ENG 5.1ch O f f O f f SOUND O f f (DV-5900M)
  • Page 44: Cinema Voice Function

    Chapter 4: OSD Operation ÷ When a DVD recorded with Dolby Digital audio (with 2 or more channels) is played, the "DOLBY DIGITAL" indicator on the player main unit lights 4-4-3 Cinema Voice function This function to be used when words are hard to be distinguished during playback of DVD recorded with Dolby Digital Surround, Dolby Digital, DTS, or DVD AUDIO* LPCM.
  • Page 45: Visual" Osd Operation

    4-5 "VISUAL" OSD Operation This section describes the items which can be controlled with the "VISUAL" OSD. (Some items may be uncontrollable depending on the played disc and player status.) P r o g r e s s i v e 1 ENG I n t e r a c e VISUAL...
  • Page 46 Chapter 4: OSD Operation When "User Mode" in the next User Mode page is selected, more detailed Contrast setting is available. In this case, also Color Sharpness perform the operation in step 4. Select a setting item by pressing the cursor up/down button, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 47: Switching The Viewing Angle

    4-5-3 Switching the viewing angle ( When a DVD containing the recording of multiple viewing angles is played, the angles can be switched as desired. Operation procedure During playback of DVD, ensure that the "ANGLE" indicator in the display is lit. Press the ON SCREEN button during playback, then display the "VISUAL"...
  • Page 48: Chapter 5: Applied Operations

    Chapter 5: Applied Operations Chapter 5: Applied Operations 5-1 Introduction This chapter gives descriptions on the special playback operation, character display of TEXT DISC (CD-TEXT or DVD-TEXT) operaion. This chapter is composed of the following sections. Switching the Play Modes ... o Program Playback ...
  • Page 49: Switching The Play Modes

    5-2 Switching the Play Modes The play modes of the player include the program mode, disc random mode and all random mode in addition to the track mode for normal playback. Select the desired play mode and enjoy disc playback in many ways.
  • Page 50: Checking The Program

    Chapter 5: Applied Operations 5-3-2 Checking the program The contents of the existing program can be checked or modified. Press the CHECK button during stop or playback. ÷ Each time the CHECK button is pressed, the program No. and the disc No. are displayed. ÷...
  • Page 51: Text Disc Operation

    5-5 TEXT DISC Operation When the played disc is a TEXT DISC (CD-TEXT or DVD- TEXT*), text information recorded in the disc (disc title, verse writer names, composer names, etc.) can be recalled and displayed. * DVD-TEXT is DV-5900M only [Display scrolling] When the amount of character information such as track titles is too large, it cannot be displayed in a single display page.
  • Page 52: Daisy Chain Function

    Chapter 5: Applied Operations 5-6 Daisy Chain function Up to three changer units can be connected in daisy chain. This makes it possible to manage up to 1200 discs and play them continuously. Complete the required connections. 5-6-1 Turning power on The daisy chain function indicator area of the three changer units display characters “M”, “1”...
  • Page 53: Switching The "Dvd Video Mode

    5-7 Switching the "DVD VIDEO Mode" (DV-5900M only) When playing a disc in which DVD VIDEO and DVD AUDIO are mixed, this setting makes it possible to select whether the DVD VIDEO part or DVD AUDIO part is to be played. To reproduce only the DVD VIDEO part, set this item to "On".
  • Page 54: Chapter 6: Specifying And Using Disc Or Track Data

    Chapter 6: Specifying and Using Disc or Track Data Chapter 6 : Specifying and Using Disc or Track Data 6-1 Introduction Thanks to sophisticated design and onboard memory storage, your DVD mega-changer can read and store additional information about the discs you load, enabling you to choose discs by title information rather than just disc position.
  • Page 55: The Dvd Mega-Changer Can

    6-1-1 The DVD mega-changer can : ÷ Read data from discs containing encoded CD Text infomation, DVD Text (DV-5900M only) information ÷ Store disc and title information you enter using the standard remote, keyboard (DV-5900M only) or LCD remote* ÷ Allow you to use the read or entered data to select discs. ÷...
  • Page 56: Listening To Music By Genre

    Chapter 6: Specifying and Using Disc or Track Data 6-2 Listening to music by genre (MUSIC TYPE mode) Discs can be registered separately by 26 types of music genres. Adult Contemporary, Alternative Rock, Children’s Music, Classical, Contemporary Christian, Country, Dance, Easy Listening, Folk, Gospel, Hip Hop, Jazz, Latin, Musical, New Age, Opera, Operetta, Pop Music, Rap, Reggae, Rock Music, Rhythm &...
  • Page 57: To Clear The Music Type

    6-2-3 To clear the music type (MUSIC TYPE CLEAR mode) The following procedure clears the registration of one disc in the music type. Operation procedure Check that the unit is in the normal play TRACK ¤ mode. ÷ Make sure that the disc door is closed. Press the MODE button.
  • Page 58: Playing The User File

    Chapter 6: Specifying and Using Disc or Track Data 6-3-2 Playing the user file (USER FILE PLAY mode) Operation procedure Check that the unit is in the normal play TRACK mode. ÷ Make sure that the disc door is closed. Press the MODE button.
  • Page 59: Assigning User File Names

    Press the DISC + (up), – (down) button to select “U.FILE INIT.”, then press the SET button. Press the DISC + (up)/– (down) button to select a user file number (1 to 8) and press the SET button. ÷ If user file names have already been registered, their names are displayed.
  • Page 60 Chapter 6: Specifying and Using Disc or Track Data Although all operations can be controlled from both the standard remote and Keyboard remote control units, do not change the remote control unit in the middle of operation such as character input.
  • Page 61: Registration Of Title

    6-4 Registration of Title For discs not corresponding to CD-TEXT or DVD-TEXT (DV-5900M only), a title can be given to the disc (max. 20 characters). Up to 20 tracks titles can be registered per disc. Operation is possible also when the disc door is open.
  • Page 62 Chapter 6: Specifying and Using Disc or Track Data To change the character type Press the CHARAC. button repeatedly until the characters of the desired character type are displayed. Capital letters : I F E ≤ Z A B ABC...XYZ... Small letters : I F E ≤...
  • Page 63 c : To change a title (Standard remote/Keyboard remote) Operation procedure Make the unit ready for character input. With the standard remote: Œ Perform steps 1 to 5 of “Assigning Title”. With the keyboard remote: „ Perform steps 1 to 4 of “Assigning Title”. Press the cursor left, right button to move the cursor to the character to be changed.
  • Page 64: Disc Search

    Chapter 6 : Specifying and Using Disc or Track Data 6-5 Disc search (DISC SEARCH mode) The convenient disc search function searches the desired disc in the changer for playback or ejection. When daisy chain connection is set, disc search covers all of the discs in the set changer units.
  • Page 65 To search the next disc Press the DISC + (up), – (down) button. To play the searched disc Press the SET button or the 3 button. To eject the searched disc Press the 0 EJECT button. b : Searching the music type (MUSIC TYPE SEARCH mode) The discs registered in the specified music type can be searched in sequence.
  • Page 66: Disc Search Using The Osd

    Chapter 6 : Specifying and Using Disc or Track Data C : Searching the user file (USER FILE SEARCH mode) The discs registered in the or specified user file can be searched in sequence. ÷ Check that the unit is in the normal play TRACK mode.
  • Page 67 Press the cursor left/right button to select “Disc” or “Artist”. Disc Disc search by the initial letters of disc title names. Artist Disc search by the artist names. Character Main Character Search Sub 1 Disc Artist Sub 2 Keyboard Exit Delete A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z ! "...
  • Page 68 Chapter 6 : Specifying and Using Disc or Track Data Press the cursor up, down button to select the de- sired music type and press the ENTER button. Press the cursor up, down button to select the de- sired disc and press the ENTER button. Music Type Adult Contemporary Main ∞...
  • Page 69 Press the cursor up, down button to select the de- sired user file and press the ENTER button. ÷ The discs corresponding the selected condition are displayed. ÷ If user file names have already been registered, their names are displayed. “Assigning user file names”...
  • Page 70: Searching A Desired Folder/File By Its Title

    Chapter 6 : Specifying and Using Disc or Track Data ÷ The input character is shown in the character display area at the upper part of the OSD. ÷ To enter a space, press the SPACE button. ÷ The cursor on the OSD can be moved alternately between the character display area and “keyboard”...
  • Page 71: Chapter 7: Various Setups

    Chapter 7 : Various Setups Chapter 7 : Various Setups Introduction This chapter describes the setup operations of the player according to the connected components. Most of the operations described below can be performed using the provided standard remote control unit. This chapter is composed of the following sections.
  • Page 72: Basic Operations In Setup Screen

    Chapter 7 : Various Setups 7-2 Basic Operations in Setup Screen The "SET UP MENU" includes the "MAIN", "SOUND" and "VISUAL" menus. When a setup screen is displayed, select the desired item according to the purpose. If the power is turned off while the setup screen remains displayed after setting changes, the changes will be invalid.
  • Page 73: Main" Setting

    7-3 "MAIN" Setting 7-3-1 When "MAIN" is selected in "SET UP MENU": The setups according to the connected TV, viewing restriction, DVD VIDEO mode, OSD position, on-screen messages and IPB display can be set. Operation procedure While the player is in stop mode, press the SET UP button to display the "MAIN"...
  • Page 74 Chapter 7 : Various Setups Operation procedure While the player is in stop mode, press the SET UP button to display the "MAIN" menu of "SET UP MENU". Press the ENTER button to open the setup screen. MAIN Level 8 Rating TV Aspect TV Mode...
  • Page 75: Rating" Setting

    7-3-2 "Rating" Setting This setting makes it possible to inhibit the playback of adult DVD videodiscs that you do not want the children to view. However, there are some discs which carries an X-rating indication on the jacket but do not contain recording of the viewing restriction label.
  • Page 76: Sound" Setting

    Chapter 7 : Various Setups 7-4 "SOUND" Setting 7-4-1 When "SOUND" is selected in "SET UP MENU": "SOUND" is to be selected when you want to set the audio output method when system components are connected using the digital audio output connector of the player.
  • Page 77 Operation procedure While the player is in stop mode, press the SET UP button and press the cursor up, down button to display the "SOUND" menu of "SET UP MENU". Press the ENTER button to open the setup screen. SOUND Digital Audio PCM Down Conversion Dolby Digital...
  • Page 78: Speaker Setting

    Chapter 7 : Various Setups 7-4-2 "Speaker Setting" (DV-5900M only) This unit has two kinds of speaker setting methods. "Speaker Setting Custom" This is the normal setting operation. "Speaker Setting Quick" This is the simplified setting operation. a : Speaker Setting Custom At the factory, the player has been set to the standard setting with which the speakers can reproduce the 6- channel signals as soon as the connections are made.
  • Page 79 Speaker Setting (Custom) Test Exit 0 dB 0 dB 0 dB 0 ms 0 dB 0 dB 0 ms 0 dB Select the Speaker item (refer to the table on the right) and press the ENTER button. Select the Function item (refer to the table on the right) and press the ENTER button.
  • Page 80 Chapter 7 : Various Setups Speaker level setting using Test Tone Operation procedure Perform steps 1 and 3 of “Speaker Setting Custom”. Press the cursor button to select the “Test” button. ÷ The Test Tone will be output from each speaker for a specified period of time, in the sequence beginning with the L CH speaker and ending with the Surround R CH speaker.
  • Page 81: Delay Time Setting

    7-4-3 Delay Time Setting When playing a DVD recorded with Dolby Digital audio, the distances from the listening position to the center and surround speakers should ideally be identical to those of all other speakers except for the subwoofer. The delay time setting makes it possible to compensate for the difference in distances of actual speakers by delaying the audio output from the center speaker and surround speakers so that the sounds from all speakers reach the listening position at the same timing.
  • Page 82: Visual" Setting

    Chapter 7 : Various Setups 7-5 "VISUAL" Setting 7-5-1 When "VISUAL" is selected in "SET UP MENU": Select "VISUAL" when you want to change the language used to display the menu screens, language use in menus on the disc, audio language, subtitle language, etc. Also select "VISUAL"...
  • Page 83 Operation procedure While the player is in stop mode, press the SET UP button and press the cursor up, down button to display the "VISUAL" menu of "SET UP MENU". Press the ENTER button to open the setup screen. VISUAL Player Menu Language English Disc Menu Language...
  • Page 84 7.5 IRE Black Level adjustment of the black level. Set Setup to your preference and monitor's DV-5900M ability. 0 IRE DV-5050M Initial Position Setting Item DV-5900M Other Means Europe and Select to enable conversion from U.K. = On NTSC to PAL.
  • Page 85: Disc Language Code Table

    7-5-2 Disc Language Code Table Cord No. : Language Cord No. : Language 6565 : Afar 7089 : 6566 : Abkhazian 7165 : 6570 : Afrikaans 7168 : 6577 : Amharic 7176 : 6582 : Arabic 7178 : 6583 : Assamese 7185 : 6588 :...
  • Page 86: Chapter 8: Other Information

    Chapter 8 : Other Information Chapter 8 : Other Information This chapter is composed of the following sections. Malfunction of Microcomputer ... H To Be Noted ... J Troubleshooting ... L Glossary ... å Specifications ... © 8-1 Malfunction of Microcomputer In case the microcomputer malfunctions, making operations impossible or showing wrong messages on the display even if you connected everything properly.
  • Page 87: To Be Noted

    8-2 To Be Noted Maintenance of the unit When the front panel or case becomes dirty, wipe with a soft, dry cloth. Do not use thinner, benzine, alcohol, etc. for these agents may cause discoloration. In regard to contact cleaner Do not use contact cleaners because it could cause a malfunction.
  • Page 88 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 FCC WARNING (For the U.S.A.)
  • Page 89: Troubleshooting

    8-3 Troubleshooting Playback starts but the video is not output. ÷ The Pure Audio function is set to on. fl ÷ The input selection of the TV and/or AV amplifier is incorrect or these devices are not turned on. ÷ Connection cords are connected improperly. Playback starts but the audio is not output.
  • Page 90 Chapter 8 : Other Information selected language. ÷ If the played DVD does not contain the recording of the default language set by the user, the priority language specified for the disc will be selected. Remote control with the standard remote is impossible. ÷...
  • Page 91: Glossary

    8-4 Glossary DVD (Digital Versatile Disc) : DVD VIDEO is a disc featuring high video/audio quality, made possible by large recording capacity of video and audio signals of movie software, etc. and by digital signal processing. DVD AUDIO has been desired to provide even higher audio quality than DVD VIDEO by using high-bit, high sampling rate processing.
  • Page 92 Chapter 8 : Other Information Audio language (DVD): Some DVDs contain the recording of multiple audio languages. This player allows the user to select desired one of the recorded audio languages during playback of such a DVD. Aspect ratio : The ratio between the horizontal and vertical sizes of picture displayed on a TV screen.
  • Page 93 Chapter 8 : Other Information...
  • Page 94: Specifications

    H : 203 mm (8”) D : 555 mm (21-20/17”) Weight (net) ... 10.4 kg (22.9 lb) KENWOOD follows a policy of continuous advancements in development. For this reason specifications may be changed without notice. Sufficient performance may not be exhibited at extremely...
  • Page 95 H : 203 mm (8”) D : 555 mm (21-20/17”) Weight (net) ... 10.4 kg (22.9 lb) KENWOOD follows a policy of continuous advancements in development. For this reason specifications may be changed without notice. Sufficient performance may not be exhibited at extremely...
  • Page 96 Chapter 8 : Other Information 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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