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    Thank you for choosing Philips. Need help fast? Read your Quick Start Guide and/or User Manual first for quick tips that make using your Philips product more enjoyable. If you have read your instructions and still need assistance, you may access our online help at

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    Canada English: This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B limits for radio noise emissions from digital apparatus as set out in the Radio Interference Regulations of the Canadian Department of Communications. Français: Cet appareil numérique n'emet pas de bruits radioélectriques dépassant les limites applicables aux appareils numériques de Class B prescrites dans le Règlement sur le Brouillage...

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    Registering your model with PHILIPS makes you eligible for all of the valuable benefits listed below, so don't miss out. Complete and return your Product Registration Card at once, or register online at to ensure:...

  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Clean only with dry cloth. Where the MAINS plug or an appliance coupler is used as the disconnet device, the disconnet device shall remain readily operable. materials Class II equipment symbol This symbol indicates that the unit has a double insulation system...

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    Index English ------------------------------------------------ 6 Français -------------------------------------------- 49 Español --------------------------------------------- 92...

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Contents General Information Features ... 8 Supplied accessories ... 8 Environment information ... 8 Installation ... 9 Maintenance ... 9 Connections Step 1: Set up the surround speakers ... 10 Step 2: Placing the speakers and subwoofer 10 Step 3: Connecting speakers and subwoofer 11 Step 4: Connecting the control cable ...

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents


  • Page 8: Features, Supplied Accessories

    – This instruction booklet and a Quick Start Guide If any item is damaged or missing, contact your retailer or Philips. Environmental information All unnecessary packaging has been omitted. We have tried to make the packaging easy to...

  • Page 9: Installation, Maintenance

    Installation ● Place the player on a flat, hard, and stable surface. ● In a cabinet, allow about 10cm (4 inches) of free space all around the player for adequate ventilation. ● Do not expose your player to extreme temperatures or humidity. ●...

  • Page 10: Step 1: Set Up The Surround Speakers, Step 2: Placing The Speakers And Subwoofer

    Connections IMPORTANT! – The type plate is located at the bottom of the system. – Before connecting the AC power cord to the wall outlet, ensure that all other connections have been made. – Never make or change any connections with the power switched on. –...

  • Page 11: Step 3: Connecting Speakers And Subwoofer, Step 4: Connecting The Control Cable

    Step 3: Connecting speakers and subwoofer Connect the terminal marked CONNECT TO SUBWOOFER on the rear of the amplifier to CONNECT TO MAIN SET on the rear of the subwoofer with the supplied DIN cable by matching the pins. Connect the center and front speakers to the corresponding terminals on the rear of the amplifier by matching the colors.

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    Connections To hear the TV channels through this DVD system, use the audio connectors (white/ red) of the supplied audio and composite video cables (2-in1) to connect AUX IN jacks to the corresponding AUDIO OUT jacks on the TV. Using Component Video jacks (Y Pb Pr) IMPORTANT! –...

  • Page 13: Step 6: Connecting Fm/am Antennas

    (labeled as 75 ohm or RF In), you will need an RF modulator in order to view DVD playback on the TV. See your electronics retailer or contact Philips for details on RF modulator availability and operations. RF coaxial cable to TV...

  • Page 14: Step 7: Connecting The Power Cord

    Connections Step 7: Connecting the power cord ~ AC MAINS After everything is connected properly, plug in the AC power cords of the main set, subwoofer and TV set to the power outlet. Make sure to turn on the power switch on the rear of the subwoofer in order to enjoy 5.1-channel output.

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    Connecting to a TV with HDMI Jack D HDMI connects untouched and uncompressed digital transmission for the highest and crispest sound/image quality. It has plug and play capability using only one cable for both audio/video output. ● Use a HDMI cable (not supplied) to connect the HDMI jack on the DVD Player to HDMI IN on a HDMI compatible device (e.g.;...

  • Page 16: Dvd Player And Power Amplifier

    Functional Overview DVD player and power amplifier STANDBY -ON/ECO POWER B – switches the system on or to Eco Power standby/normal standby with clock display. Display – shows the current status of the DVD player. ÉÅ – starts or interrupts disc playback. PRESET + –...

  • Page 17: Remote Control

    Remote control – switches the system on or to Eco Power standby/normal standby with clock display. – opens or closes the disc compartment Numeric Keypad (0-9) – inputs a track/title/chapter number of the disc. ∞ § £ º ª Functional Overview PROGRAM –...

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    Functional Overview SURROUND – selects 2.1 channel output (2.1CH) or 5.1 channel output (SUR5.1 or DVD5.1). ÉÅ – starts or interrupts disc playback. – stops disc playback or erases a program. & DISC/TUNER/iPod/AUX – selects the respective sound source for DVD/ DOCK/AUX/TUNER (FM)/TUNER (AM).

  • Page 19: Step 1: Inserting Batteries Into The Remote Control, Step 2: Setting Up The Tv

    Switch the DVD system on and then select DISC source. (See “Switching the system on/off”). Turn on the TV and set to the correct video-in channel. You should see the blue Philips DVD background screen on the TV. ➜ Usually these channels are between the lowest and highest channels and may be called FRONT, A/V IN, or VIDEO.

  • Page 20: Getting Started

    Getting Started Setting up Progressive Scan feature (for Progressive Scan TV only) The progressive scan display twice the number of frames per seconds than interlaced scanning (ordinary normal TV system). With nearly double the number of lines, progressive scan offers higher picture resolution and quality.

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    Step 3: Setting language preference You can select your own preferred language settings. This DVD system will automatically switch to the selected language whenever you load a disc. If the language selected is not available on the disc, the disc’s default language will be used instead.

  • Page 22: Switching The System On/off, Switching The System To Eco Power Standby Mode, Power-saving Automatic Standby

    Basic Operations Switching the system on/off ● Press ECO POWER/STANDBY-ON B (B on the remote). ➜ “HELLO” is displayed briefly. The system will switch to the last selected source. ● Press DISC, TUNER, iPod or AUX on the remote control. ➜...

  • Page 23: Dimming The Display Screen

    Selecting surround sound IMPORTANT! For proper surround sound, make sure the speakers and subwoofer are connected (see Connections-Step 3: Connecting speakers and subwoofer.) ● Press SURROUND to select surround or stereo mode. ➜ The availability of the various surround sound modes depends on the number of speakers used and the sound available on the disc.

  • Page 24: Playable Discs, Playing Discs

    DVD Player front panel or B on the remote. ➜ You should see the blue Philips DVD background screen on the TV. Press OPEN•CLOSE 0 to open the disc tray and load in a disc, then press the same button again to close the disc tray.

  • Page 25: Using The Disc Menu, Basic Playback Controls, Mp3/wma

    Using the Disc Menu Depending on the disc, a menu may appear on the TV screen once you load the disc. To select a playback feature or item ● Use 1 2 3 4 and OK or Numeric Keypad (0-9) on the remote. ➜...

  • Page 26: Disc Operations

    Disc Operations Repeat A-B (DVD/VCD/CD/MP3/DivX/ WMA) Press A-B at your chosen starting point. Press A-B again at your chosen end point. ➜ The section A and B can be set only within the same chapter/track. ➜ The section will now repeat continuously. To exit the sequence, press A-B again.

  • Page 27: Playing Mp3/wma Disc, General Operation

    For Super VCD/VCD/DivX/CD ➜ Single/Total Elapsed: displays the elapsed time of the current single/total track. ➜ Single/Total Remain: displays the remaining time of the current single/total track. ➜ Display Off: switches time display off. Special disc features Playing a Title (DVD) Press DISC MENU.

  • Page 28: Playing Jpeg Picture Cd, Special Jpeg Features

    Disc Operations Playing JPEG Picture CD General operation Load a JPEG Picture CD. ➜ The data disc menu appears on the TV screen. Use 3 4 to select a folder and press OK to open the folder. Press 3 4 or use the Numeric Keypad (0- 9) to highlight a picture file.

  • Page 29: Playing A Divx Disc

    Playing a DivX disc This DVD player supports the DivX movie playback that you download from your computer onto a CD-R/RW (see “System Menu Options-DIVX(R) VOD registration code” for more information). Load a DivX disc. ➜ Playback will start automatically. If not press É...

  • Page 30: Basic Operations, General Setup

    System Menu Options Basic operations Press SYSTEM MENU to enter the Setup Menu. Press 1 2 to select a page to be set. Press 3 4 to highlight an option. Enter its submenu by pressing 2 or OK. Move the cursor by pressing 3 4 to highlight the selected item.

  • Page 31: General Setup, Audio Setup

    ➜ OFF: Screen saver is disabled. DIVX(R) VOD registration code ® Philips provides you the DivX Demand) registration code that allows you to rent and purchase videos using the DivX service. For more information, visit us at vod.

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    System Menu Options FRONT SPEAKER Adjusts the volume levels for front speakers. Options include "LARGE" and "SMALL". CENTER SPEAKER Adjusts the volume level for the center speaker. Options include "LARGE", "SMALL" and "OFF". Note: – This option is available only when you select "5.1CH"...

  • Page 33: Video Setup

    PRO LOGIC II This function provides a convincing three- dimensional sound field on conventional stereo music recordings. ➜ ON: Turns on the Pro Logic II effect. ➜ OFF: Turns off the Pro Logic II effect. In this case, all options below "Pro Logic II" will be unavailable.

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    System Menu Options COMPONENT Sets the video output according to your video connection. This setting is not required if you are using the VIDEO OUTPUT jack (yellow) to connect the DVD micro system to your TV. ➜ S-VIDEO: Select this if you have connected ➜...

  • Page 35: Preference, Parental, Default, Password Setup

    Note: – Preference features can be selected only during “No Disc” condition or full STOP mode. PARENTAL Some DVDs may have a parental level assigned to the complete disc or to certain scenes on the disc. This feature lets you set a playback limitation level.

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    System Menu Options PASSWORD SETUP PAGE PASSWORD MODE PASSWORD PASSWORD MODE This feature is used to enable/disable password by selecting “ON”/”OFF”. PASSWORD Enter your four digit password when a hint is displayed on the screen. The default password is 1234. Press 3 4 to highlight “PASSWORD”.

  • Page 37: Compatible Ipod Players, Selecting The Correct Dock Adaptor, Setup

    IMPORTANT! – Do not try to connect any other dock accessories to this system! Compatible iPod players ● Most Apple iPod models with 30-pin dock connectors as follows: 20GB, 40GB, 20/30GB Photo, 40/60GB Photo, 30GB Video, 60GB Video, 80GB Video, Mini, Nano and Nano 2nd generation.

  • Page 38: Playing An Ipod Portable Player, Charging Ipod Battery Using The Dock

    iPod Dock Playing an iPod portable player Correctly dock your iPod portable player in the cradle. Make sure the dock adaptor is compatible. ● Before selecting the iPod source, switch on your iPod player and set: 1) "TV Out" to "On"; 2) "TV Signal"...

  • Page 39: Radio Reception

    Radio Reception Tuning to radio stations Press STANDBY-ON/ECO POWER y (or y on the remote) to switch on the last selected source. Press SOURCE (TUNER on the remote) to select TUNER mode. Press TUNER on the remote again to select the desired band: FM or AM.

  • Page 40: Setting Sleep/wake-up Timer, Sleep Timer Setting, Wake-up Timer Setting

    Other Functions Setting sleep/wake-up timer Sleep timer setting In power-on mode, the sleep setting enables the system to switch to standby mode automatically at a preset time. In power-on mode, press SLEEP/TIMER on the remote repeatedly to select a preset time. ➜...

  • Page 41: Specifications

    SYSTEM Power supply ... 120 V / 60 Hz Total output power ... 480W L, R Front ... 50Wx2 at 1KHz, THD 1% L, R Rear ... 50Wx2 at 1KHz, THD 1% Center ... 140Wx1 at 1KHz, THD 1% Subwoofer ... 140Wx1 at 63Hz, THD 1% AUX input sensitivity ...

  • Page 42: Troubleshooting

    Do not open the system as there is a risk of electric shock. If a fault occurs, first check the points listed below before taking the system for repair. If you are unable to remedy a problem by following these hints, consult your dealer or Philips for help.

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    The aspect ratio of the screen cannot be changed even though you have set the TV shape. No sound or distorted sound. There is no sound from the center and surround speakers. The micro DVD player does not start playback. The DVD micro system does not respond when the buttons are pressed.

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    Troubleshooting Considerable noise in radio broadcasts. The remote control does not function. The display is dark. Low hum or buzz sound. Low bass response. Unable to select Progressive Scan The 9 and some buttons on MCD759D and its remote control have no function. ✔...

  • Page 45: Glossary

    Analog: Sound that has not been turned into numbers. Analog sound varies, while digital sound has specific numerical values. These jacks send audio through two channels, the left and right. Aspect ratio: The ratio of vertical and horizontal sizes of a displayed image. The horizontal vs.

  • Page 47: Laser Product

    PHILIPS CONSUMER ELECTRONICS NORTH AMERICA P.O. Box 671539, Marietta, GA. 30006-0026 Meet Philips at the Internet MCD759D CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT C Royal Philips Electronics N.V. 2007 All rights reserved. Printed in China PDCC-JS_JW-0727...

This manual also for:

Mcd759d/37b, Mcd759d/37

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