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Pioneer DV-420V-S Operating Instructions Manual

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DV-420V-S
DV-420V-K
Operating Instructions

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  • Page 1 DVD Player DV-420V-S DV-420V-K Operating Instructions...
  • Page 2: Operating Environment

    Thank you for buying this Pioneer product. Please read through these operating instructions so you will know how to operate your model properly. After you have finished reading the instructions, put them away in a safe place for future reference.
  • Page 3 A damaged power cord can cause a fire or give you an electrical shock. Check the power cord once in a while. When you find it damaged, ask your nearest PIONEER authorized service center or your dealer for a replacement. For Austraria model...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents Before you start What’s in the box ... 5 Loading the batteries in the remote control... 5 Playable discs ... 6 Playable files ... 7 Part Names and Functions Front Panel... 9 Remote control ... 10 Front Panel Display ... 11 Connections Connecting using an audio/video cable ...
  • Page 5: Before You Start

    Before you start What’s in the box  Remote Control  Audio/ video cable  Power cable (Central American, South American and Taiwanese model x2)  AA batteries (R6) x 2  Operating instructions (this document)  Front panel button names sticker (Taiwanese model only) –...
  • Page 6: Playable Discs

    Your DVD player also has a region mark, which you can find on the rear panel. Discs from incompatible regions will not play in this player.
  • Page 7: Playable Files

    Before you start Regarding copy protected CDs This player is designed to conform to the specifications of the audio CD format. This player does not support the playback or func‑ tion of discs that do not conform to these specifications. About playing DualDiscs ...
  • Page 8: Video Files

    Section Before you start Afrikaans (af), Basque (eu), Catalan (ca), Danish (da), Dutch (nl), English (en), Faroese (fo), Finnish (fi), French Group 1 (fr), German (de), Icelandic (is), Irish (ga), Italian (it), Norwegian (no), Portu‑ guese (pt), Rhaeto‑Romanic (rm), Scot‑ tish (gd), Spanish (es), Swedish (sv) Albanian (sq), Croatian (hr), Czech (cs), Group 2...
  • Page 9: Part Names And Functions

    Part Names and Functions Front Panel 1  STANDBY/ON (page 16) 2 HDMI (page 12) This lights when the device connected to the HDMI terminal is recognized. 3 Remote control sensor Point the remote control to this, then operate it within a distance of approxi‑ mately 7 m.
  • Page 10: Remote Control

    Section Part Names and Functions Remote control STANDBY/ON AUDIO SUBTITLE TOP MENU ENTER HOME MENU PLAY PREV PAUSE PLAY MODE 1  STANDBY/ON (page 16) 2 AUDIO (page 18) 3 SUBTITLE (page 19) 4 Number buttons (0 to 9) Use these to specify and play the title, chapter, track or file you want to view/ listen to.
  • Page 11: Front Panel Display

    Part Names and Functions Front Panel Display 1  Lights when playback is paused.  Lights during playback. 2 CHP Lights when the chapter number is displayed. 3 TITLE Lights when the title number is displayed. (page 19) Lights when switched to a different angle (DVD‑Video only).
  • Page 12: Connections

    Section Connections  Be sure to turn off the power and unplug the power cord from the power outlet whenever making or changing connections.  Connect the power cord after all the connections between devices have been completed.  Connect the player’s video output directly to the TV.
  • Page 13: Connecting To A Tv

    Connections Notes  This player’s interface is designed based on the High‑Definition Multimedia Interface specification.  When an HDMI‑compatible device is connected, the resolution is displayed on the front panel display.  The resolution of the video signals output from the player’s HDMI OUT terminal is changed manually.
  • Page 14: About Kuro Link Function

    Inc. All Rights Reserved. About KURO LINK function  The functions listed below can be used when a Pioneer KURO LINK compat‑ ible Flat Screen TV and AV system (AV receiver or amplifier, etc.) is connected to the player using an HDMI cable.
  • Page 15: Connecting Using A Component Video Cable

    Connections Connecting using a component video cable Player’s rear panel VIDEO OUT DIGITAL AUDIO OUT AUDIO OUT COAXIAL HDMI OUT COMPONENT VIDEO OUT S-VIDEO OUT OPTICAL cable (included) Component cable or three video cables (commercially available) To component video input terminals To audio input terminals Connecting using a digital...
  • Page 16: Playback

    Section Playback Playing discs or files  Before starting, turn the TV’s power on and switch the TV’s input.  The player’s screen display language can be changed (OSD Language on page 31). Turn the power on. Press  STANDBY/ON. Open the disc tray and load the disc.
  • Page 17: Various Playback Functions

    Playback Various playback functions It may not be possible to use some of these functions, depending on the type of disc or file. Starting playback from where it was stopped (Resume Play) Storing the stop point for ejected discs (Last Memory) Forward and reverse scan‑...
  • Page 18 Section Playback Playing in slow motion Skipping content Playing specific titles, chap‑ ters or tracks Switching the audio stream/ channel  While playback is paused, press and hold in / or / / . /  Press and hold the button until Slow is displayed on the TV screen.
  • Page 19 Playback Switching the subtitle Changing the angle (Multi‑ Angle) Zooming on the image Rotating (inverting) the image  On DVD‑Video or DivX discs containing subtitles in multiple languages, the subtitle can be switched dur‑ ing playback.  During playback, press SUBTITLE. ...
  • Page 20 Section Playback Viewing the disc’s or file’s information Playing Video CDs from their menu screen (PBC playback)  During playback, press DISPLAY.  The elapsed time, amount remaining, etc., is dis‑ played.  For some discs and files, the contents displayed switch each time the button is pressed.
  • Page 21: Playing Files Stored On Usb Devices

    When a USB device is connected on page 40.  Pioneer does not support that all files recorded on all USB devices will play or that power will be supplied to the USB device. Also note that Pioneer will accept no responsibility whatsoever for loss of files on USB devices caused by connec‑...
  • Page 22: Playing Using The Disc Navigator

    CD -> USB Rec can only be selected when the audio CD is stopped.  When recording is completed, a folder named “PIONEER” is automatically created on the USB device. The recorded tracks are stored in this folder. Playing using the Disc...
  • Page 23: Playing Using The Play Mode Function

    Playback  Press  to return to the previous screen. (It is also possible to return to the previ‑ ous screen by selecting -- then pressing ENTER.)  Press HOME MENU to exit the Disc Navigator. Note When a disc contains both audio files and JPEG files, they can be played simultaneously.
  • Page 24: Programmed Play

    Section Playback Select the type of Random play. Use /  to select, then press ENTER or . Random play starts.  To cancel random play, select Random Off, then press ENTER. (Random play is can‑ celed automatically when playback is stopped.) ...
  • Page 25: Adjusting The Audio

    Playback Notes  For some DVD‑Videos, the number or time can be specified using a menu screen.  For video files, only the time can be specified (only Time Search (time searching) is possible).  Time searching (Time Search) is not possible on DVD+R/ +RW discs....
  • Page 26: Adjusting The Picture Quality

    Section Playback Adjusting the picture quality Display the Home Menu. Press HOME MENU. Select Video Adjust. Use / / /  to select, then press ENTER. Change the settings. Use / / /  to select, then press ENTER.  Press RETURN to return to the previous screen.
  • Page 27: Changing The Settings (initial Settings)

    Changing the Settings (Initial Settings) Operating the Initial Settings menu Initial Settings cannot be selected during playback. Stop the disc first. Display the Home Menu. Press HOME MENU. Select Initial Settings. Use / / /  to select, then press ENTER. Select the item and change the setting.
  • Page 28: Digital Audio Out Settings

    Section Changing the Settings (Initial Settings) Digital Audio Out settings Options settings Settings LPCM (2CH) HDMI Out Auto  The settings can only be changed when the player and HDMI‑compatible device are connected using an HDMI cable.  If the connected HDMI‑compatible device is not compatible with DTS audio, the DTS audio signals are not output (the DTS audio signals are not converted to linear PCM signals for output).
  • Page 29: Video Output Settings

    Changing the Settings (Initial Settings) About the HDMI Out setting and the type of audio signal that is output Audio format Dolby Digital Dolby Digital Karaoke Linear PCM MPEG DTS‑CD When the connected HDMI‑compatible device is not compatible with Dolby Digital or MPEG audio, the signals are automatically converted to linear PCM audio signals for output.
  • Page 30: Language Settings

    Section Changing the Settings (Initial Settings) Options settings Settings Progressive Component Out Interlace  When Progressive is selected and ENTER is pressed, a confirmation message appears. To change the setting, select Yes then press ENTER. If you do not want to change the setting, select No then press ENTER. ...
  • Page 31: Display Settings

    Changing the Settings (Initial Settings) Options settings Settings English available languages Audio Language Other Language English available languages Subtitle Language Other Language w/ Subtitle Lang. available languages DVD Menu Lang. Other Language Subtitle Display The factory default settings are indicated in italic. Display settings Options settings Settings...
  • Page 32: Options Settings

    Section Changing the Settings (Initial Settings) Options settings Options settings Settings KURO LINK Password Parental Lock Level Change Country Code Activate DivX VOD Deactivate  DivX VOD files are protected by DRM. They can only be played on registered devices. ...
  • Page 33 Changing the Settings (Initial Settings) Registering (changing) the password Some DVD‑Video discs have Parental Lock levels (check the disc’s jacket, etc.). Viewing of such discs can be restricted by setting the player’s level to a level lower than the disc. Select Password.
  • Page 34: Additional Information

    Inspect the other components and electrical appliances being used. If the trouble cannot be rectified after checking the items below, ask your nearest Pioneer authorized service center or your dealer to carry out repair work. ...
  • Page 35 Additional information Problem Check The player’s power turns off Is Auto Power Off set to On? automatically. Power turns on or off automati‑ Is KURO LINK set to On? cally. Input of connected TV and AV Is KURO LINK set to On? system switches automatically.
  • Page 36 Appendix Additional information Problem Sound is not produced or is distorted. 96 kHz/ 88.2 kHz digital audio signals are not output from the DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (COAXIAL/ OPTICAL) termi‑ nals. Multichannel audio signals are not output. Check Is the pause, frame‑by‑frame forward or reverse, or slow play mode set? Are the connected devices (AV...
  • Page 37 Additional information Problem Check DTS audio signals are not Are connections proper? output. Does the connected AV receiver or amplifier, etc., support DTS audio signals? Is the audio output properly set on the connected AV receiver or amplifier, etc.? 96 kHz/ 88.2 kHz digital audio Is 96 kHz PCM Out set to 96kHz? signals are not output from the Are you playing a copyright‑pro‑...
  • Page 38 Appendix Additional information Problem Picture is not displayed. Sound is not produced or is distorted. Multichannel audio signals are not output. Colors are not properly dis‑ played on TV screen. Check Is the resolution properly set? Is the HDMI cable properly con‑ nected? Is the HDMI cable damaged? Is a DVI device connected?
  • Page 39 KURO LINK‑compatible device and the player. Even when connected to a Pioneer product compatible with the KURO LINK function, some of the functions may not work. Also refer to the operating instructions of the connected device.
  • Page 40 Appendix Additional information When a USB device is connected Problem USB device is not recognized. File cannot be played. Folder or file names are not displayed or are not properly displayed. Folder or file names are not displayed in alphabetical order. Much time is required to recog‑...
  • Page 41 In this case, Available USB space is low is displayed. Recording is not possible if the USB device contains 300 or more folders. Recording is not possible if there are already 99 PIONEER folders on the USB device. Appendix ...
  • Page 42: Language Code Table And Country/area Code Table

    Appendix Additional information Language Code Table and Country/ Area Code Table Language Code Table Language names (codes) and input codes Japanese (ja), 1001 English (en), 0514 French (fr), 0618 German (de), 0405 Italian (it), 0920 Spanish (es), 0519 Chinese (zh), 2608 Dutch (nl), 1412 Portuguese (pt), 1620 Swedish (sv), 1922...
  • Page 43: Setting The Tv System

    Additional information Setting the TV system  If the picture of the disc being played is distorted, switch the TV system to the one used in your country or region.  When the TV system is switched, the types of discs that can be played are limited.
  • Page 44: Handling Discs

    The player’s lens should not become dirty in normal use, but if for some reason it should malfunction due to dust or dirt, consult your nearest Pioneer authorized service center. Although lens cleaners for players are com‑ mercially available, we advise against using them since some may damage the lens.
  • Page 45: Cleaning Discs

    Additional information Cleaning discs  Discs may not play if there are finger‑ prints or dust on them. In this case, use a cleaning cloth, etc., to gently wipe the disc from the inside towards the outside. Do not use dirty cleaning cloths. ...
  • Page 46: Specifications

    Appendix Additional information Specifications Power requirements ... AC 110 V to 240 V, 50 Hz/ 60 Hz Power consumption ...11 W Power consumption (standby) ...0.7 W Weight ... 1.7 kg External dimensions ... 420 mm (W) x 49.5 mm (H) x 215.5 mm (D) Tolerable operating temperature ...
  • Page 47 253 Alexandra Road, #04-01, Singapore 159936 TEL: 65-6472-7555 PIONEER ELECTRONICS AUSTRALIA PTY. LTD. 178-184 Boundary Road, Braeside, Victoria 3195, Australia, TEL: (03) 9586-6300 PIONEER ELECTRONICS DE MEXICO S.A. DE C.V. Blvd.Manuel Avila Camacho 138 10 piso Col.Lomas de Chapultepec, Mexico,D.F. 11000 TEL: 55-9178-4270 K002_B_En...

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