Operating Instructions
DVD/CD PLAYER
DVD-S295
Model No.
Dear customer
Thank you for purchasing this product. Before connecting, operating or adjusting this
product, please read the instructions completely. Please keep this manual for future
Region number
The player plays DVD-Video marked with labels containing the region number "2" or
"ALL".
Example:
2
2
3
ALL
E
GCA
5
Table of contents
Getting started
Accessories/Safety precautions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
Discs that can be played. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
STEP 1 Connection to a television . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
STEP 2 The remote control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
STEP 3 QUICK SETUP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Operations
Basic play. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
Convenient functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
Displaying current playback condition (Quick On Screen Display)/
Recalling recommended audio/video setting (AV Enhancer)/
Enjoying clear sound (Sound Enhancement)/. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Enjoying virtual surround (Advanced Surround)/Picture Mode/
Skipping 30 seconds forward/Changing play speed/
Starting play from a selected group/Angle select/Still picture rotation/ . . . . . . . . . 11
Changing soundtracks/Changing subtitles/Zoom/Quick replay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Changing the play sequences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13
Program/Random play . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Using navigation menus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14
Playing data discs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Playing CD/Playing HighMAT
TM
discs/Playing RAM/DVD-RW (DVD-VR) discs . . . 15
Using On-Screen Menus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16
Main menus/Other Settings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Changing the player settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18
Reference
Troubleshooting guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20
Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22
Main feature index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back cover
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  • Page 1

    Operating Instructions DVD/CD PLAYER DVD-S295 Model No. Dear customer Thank you for purchasing this product. Before connecting, operating or adjusting this product, please read the instructions completely. Please keep this manual for future reference. Region number The player plays DVD-Video marked with labels containing the region number “2” or “ALL”.

  • Page 2

    CAUTION! THIS PRODUCT UTILIZES A LASER. USE OF CONTROLS OR ADJUSTMENTS OR PERFORMANCE OF PROCEDURES OTHER THAN THOSE SPECIFIED HEREIN MAY RESULT IN HAZARDOUS RADIATION EXPOSURE. DO NOT OPEN COVERS AND DO NOT REPAIR YOURSELF. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED PERSONNEL. WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE, ELECTRIC SHOCK OR PRODUCT DAMAGE, DO NOT EXPOSE...

  • Page 3: Safety Precautions

    Accessories Use numbers when asking for replacement parts. (Product numbers correct as of April 2005. These may be subject to change.) ∏ 1 Remote control (EUR7631110R) ∏ 1 AC mains lead ∏ 1 Audio/video cable ∏ 2 Remote control batteries [Note] The included AC mains lead is for use with this unit only.

  • Page 4: Discs That Can Be Played

    DVD video recorders, DVD video cameras, personal computers, etc. ≥ [JPEG] Recorded with Panasonic SD multi cameras or DVD-Video recorders using the DCF (Design rule for Camera File system) Standard Version 1.0. ≥ [MPEG4] Recorded with the Panasonic SD multi cameras or DVD video recorders [conforming to SD VIDEO specifications (ASF standard)/MPEG4 (Simple Profile) video system/G.726 audio system].

  • Page 5: Tips For Making Data Discs, About Divx Vod Content

    ≥ You can play MPEG4 data [conforming to SD VIDEO specifications (ASF standard)/ MPEG4 (Simple Profile) video system/G.726 audio system] recorded with the Panasonic SD multi cameras or DVD video recorders with this unit. ≥ The recording date may differ from that of the actual date.

  • Page 6: Step 1 Connection To A Television

    2 Set “Video Output Mode” to “xxxp”, then follow the instructions on the menu screen ( Menu). \Continental\Europe] Panasonic televisions with 625 (576)/50i · 50p, 525 (480)/ 60i . 60p input terminals are progressive compatible. Back of the unit \Continental\Europe\...

  • Page 7: Step 2 The Remote Control, Step 3 Quick Setup

    ∫ Enjoying multi-channel surround sound Coaxial cable Amplifier with a built-in decoder or a decoder- amplifier combination COAXIAL IN Change “PCM Digital Output”, “Dolby Digital”, “DTS Digital Surround” and “MPEG” ( page 19, “Audio” tab). STEP 2 The remote control ∫...

  • Page 8: Basic Play

    Basic play Power ON. Load the disc. ≥ Load double-sided discs so the label for the side you want to play is facing up. ≥[RAM] Remove discs from their cartridges before use. Skip ≥ [RAM] [DVD-RW[‹VR›] Can also skip to the markers. Stop The position is memorized when “!”...

  • Page 9

    Standby/on switch (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. Standby/on indicator (Í) When the unit is connected to the AC mains supply, this indicator lights up in standby mode and goes out when the unit is turned on.

  • Page 10: Convenient Functions, Enjoying Clear Sound (sound Enhancement), Reviewing Titles/programs To Play (advanced Disc Review)

    Convenient functions QUICK OSD Displaying current playback condition (Quick On Screen Display) (Main unit) Press [QUICK OSD]. Basics ------------> Details ^-------- Off ,-------b ∫ Basics e.g. [DVD-V] Current playback number Title Playback condition Program Playback Play mode ∫ Details e.g. [DVD-V] Details-DVD-Video See page 12 for changing soundtracks Audio...

  • Page 11

    ADVANCED Enjoying virtual surround (Advanced Surround) SURROUND [RAM] [DVD-RW[‹VR›] [DVD-V] [VCD] (2 or more channels) Press [ADVANCED SURROUND] to select “SP 1”, “SP 2”, “HP 1” or “HP 2”. SP (Speaker) 1 Natural SP 2 Enhanced HP (Headphone) 1 Natural HP 2 Enhanced Off ≥...

  • Page 12

    To clear/display the subtitles Press [2 1] to select “On” or “Off”. [RAM] [DVD-RW[‹VR›] Press [SUBTITLE] to select “On” or “Off”. ≥ Subtitle on/off information cannot be recorded using Panasonic DVD Recorders. ZOOM Zoom [RAM] [DVD-RW[‹VR›] [DVD-V] [VCD] [MPEG4] [DivX] This feature expands a letterbox picture to fit the screen.

  • Page 13: Changing The Play Sequences, Program/random Play

    Changing the play sequences Program/Random play PLAY MODE [DVD-V] [VCD] [CD] [WMA] [MP3] [JPEG] [MPEG4] [DivX] While stopped, press [PLAY MODE]. Program ---) Random---) Off (Normal play) ^-------------------------------------------b ≥ Disable HighMAT disc play to use random and program play. Select “Play as Data Disc”...

  • Page 14: Using Navigation Menus, Playing Data Discs

    Using navigation menus Playing data discs TOP MENU MENU page 17, Other Menu) to play JPEG, MPEG4 or DivX video contents on DVD-RAM that contain both [RAM] and another format (e.g. [JPEG]) or to play Select “Play as Data Disc” ( HighMAT discs without using the HighMAT function.

  • Page 15

    Playing CD [CD] MENU Titles appear with CD text playback. 1 Press [MENU]. 2 Press [3 4] to select the track and press [ENTER]. ≥ Press [ANGLE/PAGE] to skip page by page. ≥ To exit the screen, press [MENU]. Press [FUNCTIONS] to switch between guide messages and the elapsed play time indicator.

  • Page 16: Using On-screen Menus

    Using On-Screen Menus FUNCTIONS Press. Items shown differ depending on the type of software. Main menus Program, Group, Title To start from a specific item Chapter, Track Playlist, Content To skip incrementally or decrementally only) 1. Press [ENTER] twice to show Time Slip indicator. Time 2.

  • Page 17: Picture Menu, Audio Menu, Display Menu, Other Menu

    ∫ Picture Menu Picture Mode page 11, Picture Mode) § 480p/525p/576p/625p (progressive) § 480i/525i/576i/625i (interlace) § When you select “xxx p” (progressive) and a confirmation screen Video Output appears, select “Yes” only if connecting to a progressive output Mode compatible television. §...

  • Page 18: Changing The Player Settings, Reference

    Changing the player settings SETUP Shows Setup menu. Select the tab. ≥ The settings remain intact even if you switch the unit to standby. ≥ Underlined items are the factory preset. The QUICK SETUP enables successive settings of the items in the shaded area. ∫...

  • Page 19

    ∫ “Audio” tab PCM Digital Output Up to 48 kHz: When connected to equipment compatible with 44.1 or 48 kHz Check the digital input Up to 96 kHz: When connected to equipment compatible limitations of the with 88.2 or 96 kHz equipment you ≥Signals from copy-protected discs are converted to 48 or connect using...

  • Page 20: 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 remedies indicated in the chart do not solve the problem, consult your dealer for instructions. (Reference pages are shown in parentheses.) Power ≥...

  • Page 21

    ≥ Restore the zoom ratio to a1.00. (12) Menu not displayed ≥ Set “Subtitle Position” in Display Menu to “0”. (17) correctly. ≥ Set “4:3 Aspect” in Display Menu to “Normal”. (17) ≥ Turn off TV’s zoom function. Auto zoom ≥...

  • Page 22: Specifications

    Picture resolution: between 160k120 and 6144k4096 pixels (sub sampling is 4:2:2 or 4:2:0) §5 MPEG4 data recorded with the Panasonic SD multi cameras or DVD video recorders Conforming to SD VIDEO specifications (ASF standard)/MPEG4 (Simple Profile) video system/G.726 audio system.

  • Page 23: Language Code List

    Language code list Abkhazian: 6566 Irish: 7165 Afar: 6565 Italian: 7384 Afrikaans: 6570 Japanese: 7465 Albanian: 8381 Javanese: 7487 Ameharic: 6577 Kannada: 7578 Arabic: 6582 Kashmiri: 7583 Armenian: 7289 Kazakh: 7575 Assamese: 6583 Kirghiz: 7589 Aymara: 6589 Korean: 7579 Azerbaijani: 6590 Kurdish: 7585...

  • Page 24

    SUBTITLE AUDIO ANGLE/PAGE SETUP Changes soundtracks (12) PLAY MODE PLAY SPEED ZOOM Program/random play (13) Changes play speed (11) Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. Web Site: http://www.panasonic.co.jp/global/ Changes the unit’s display (9) QUICK OSD FL SELECT OPEN/CLOSE ADVANCED ADVANCED ENHANCER...

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