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  • Page 1 Register your product and get support at 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. Register your product and get support at or call...
  • Page 2 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...
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read these instructions. Keep these instructions. Heed all warnings. Follow all instructions. Do not use this apparatus near water. Clean only with dry cloth. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer´s instructions. Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that...
  • Page 4: Declaration Of Conformity

    Where the MAINS plug or an appliance coupler is used as the disconnect device, the disconnect device shall remain readily operable. Philips and Philips Shield are used under license of Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV ‘CONSUMERS SHOULD NOTE THAT NOT ALL HIGH DEFINITION TELEVISION SETS ARE FULLY COMPATIBLE WITH THIS PRODUCT AND MAY CAUSE ARTIFACTS TO BE DISPLAYED IN THE PICTURE.
  • Page 5 Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. Windows Media and the Windows logo are trademarks, or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. HDMI and HDMI logo and High-Defi nition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI licensing LLC.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents General General Information ... 8 Setup precautions ...8 Accessories supplied ...8 Cleaning discs ...8 About recycling ...8 Product Overview Your DVD Player ... 9 Remote Control ...10-12 Using the remote control ...12 Connections Basic Connections ...13-16 Step 1: Connecting to television ...13-15 Option 1: Using Composite Video jacks (CVBS) ...13 Option 2: Using Component Video jacks (Y Pb Pr) ...13 Option 3: Using HDMI or DVI TV jack...14...
  • Page 7 Using Display menu options ... 26-27 Selecting title/chapter/track ...26 Searching by time ...26 Viewing playing time ...27 Switching camera angles (DVD only)...27 Preview function (VCD/SVCD/DVD) ...27 Special Audio CD feature ... 28 Playing a JPEG photo disc (slide show) ...29 Preview function ...29 Zooming...29 Flip/Rotate picture ...29...
  • Page 8: General Information

    General Information WARNING! This unit does not contain any user- serviceable parts. Please leave all maintenance work to qualifi ed personnel. Setup precautions Finding a suitable location – Place this unit on a fl at, hard and stable surface. Never place the unit on a carpet. –...
  • Page 9: Your Dvd Player

    STANDBY-ON – Turns on this unit or turns off to normal standby mode. Disc Tray OPEN/CLOSE ç – Opens/closes the disc tray. Display panel – Show information about the current status of this unit. Your DVD Player Front Panel View IR Sensor –...
  • Page 10: Remote Control

    Remote Control – Turns on this unit or turns off to normal standby mode. ç (Open/Close) – Opens/closes the disc tray. DISPLAY – Displays the current status or disc information. – : Move cursor to up or down. : Press up or down for a slow forward or backward search.
  • Page 11 DISC MENU – Enters or exits disc contents menu. – For VCD 2.0 and SVCD, switches on or off the playback control mode. – Confi rms an entry or selection. RETURN/TITLE – Returns to the previous menu or shows title menu. .
  • Page 12: Using The Remote Control

    Remote Control Using the remote control Open the battery compartment. Insert two batteries type R03 or AAA, following the indications (+-) inside the compartment. Close the cover. Point the remote control directly at the remote sensor (IR) on the front panel. Note: Never place any objects between the remote control and this unit while...
  • Page 13: Basic Connections

    AUDIO Audio (red/white cables) DVD player (rear) DIGITAL TV OUT COAXIAL HDMI OUT COMPONENT VIDEO OUT Step 1: Connecting to television This connection enables you to view the video playback from this unit. You only need to choose one of the options below to make the video connection.
  • Page 14: Option 3: Using Hdmi Or Dvi Tv Jack

    Basic Connections HDTV/ DVI TV Option 3: Using HDMI or DVI TV jack HDMI (High Defi nition Multimedia Interface) is a digital interface that allows pure digital audio/video transmission without the loss of image quality. Connect a HDMI cable (not supplied) from the HDMI OUT jack on this unit to the HDMI input jack on a HDMI- compatible device (e.g., HDMI TV, HDCP...
  • Page 15: Option 4: Using An Accessory Rf Modulator

    Option 4: Using an accessory RF modulator Use this connection if your TV has only a single Antenna input jack (labeled as 75 ohm or RF In). Connect the audio/video cables (supplied) from the TV OUT and AUDIO OUT L/R jacks on this unit to the video input jack (yellow) and audio input jacks (red/ white) on the RF modulator.
  • Page 16: Step 2: Connecting The Power Cord

    Basic Connections Step 2: Connecting the power cord After everything is connected properly, plug the AC power cord into the power outlet. Never make or change any connections with the power turned on. Helpful Hint: – Refer to the type plate at the rear or bottom of the product for identifi cation and supply ratings.
  • Page 17: Optional Connections

    AUDIO DIGITAL STEREO Audio (red/white cables) DIGITAL TV OUT COAXIAL COMPONENT VIDEO OUT AUDIO OUT Connecting to an Analog Stereo System You can connect this unit to a two channel stereo system (e.g. mini system, analog receiver) in order to enjoy stereo sound output.
  • Page 18: Getting Started

    OK to confi rm. Note: – To synchronize with a Philips ‘EasyLink’ TV, the OSD language must be set to { Auto (xxx) }. This is the language available from the Philips ‘EasyLink’ TV.
  • Page 19: Audio, Subtitle And Menu Language For Dvd Playback

    Audio, Subtitle and Menu language for DVD playback You can select your preferred language settings for DVD playback. If the selected language is not available on the disc, the disc’s default language is used instead. Press Ç twice to stop playback (if any), then press SETUP.
  • Page 20: Setting Up Progressive Scan Feature

    Getting Started Setting up Progressive Scan feature (for Progressive Scan TV only) The progressive scan displays twice the number of frames per second than interlaced scanning (ordinary normal TV system). With nearly double the number of lines, progressive scan offers higher picture resolution and quality.
  • Page 21: Disc Operations

    Playable discs This unit plays: – Digital Versatile Discs (DVDs) – Video CDs (VCDs) – Super Video CDs (SVCDs) – Finalized DVD Recordable (DVD±R), DVD Rewritable (DVD±RW) – Audio Compact Discs (CDs) – MP3/ WMA discs – The fi le extension has to be ‘.mp3’, ‘.wma’...
  • Page 22: Playing A Disc

    Disc Operations Notes: – If the inhibit icon TV when a button is pressed, it means the function is not available on the current disc or at the current time. – Never put any objects other than discs in the disc tray. Doing so may cause this unit to malfunction.
  • Page 23: Selecting Various Repeat/shuffl E Functions

    Helpful Hints: – For video disc, playback always resumes from the point where it was last stopped. To start playback from the beginning, press . while the message ‘Play from the start, press -PREV-’ is displayed. – This is a power-saving feature, this unit automatically switches to low power standby mode if you do not press any buttons within 20 minutes after a disc has stopped playing.
  • Page 24: Repeating A Specifi C Section (a-b)

    Disc Operations Repeating a specifi c section (A-B) While playing a disc, press REPEAT A-B at the start point. Press REPEAT A-B again to end the section. The section will now repeat continuously. Press REPEAT A-B again to resume normal playback. Helpful Hints: –...
  • Page 25: Zooming

    Zooming This option allows you to zoom and pan through the picture on the TV. During playback, press ZOOM repeatedly to select a different zoom factor. Playback continues. keys to pan through the enlarged picture. Press ZOOM repeatedly to return to the original size.
  • Page 26: Using Display Menu Options

    Disc Operations Using Display menu options This unit can display the disc playback information (for example, title or chapter number, elapsed playing time), a number of operations can be done without interrupting disc playback. During playback, press DISPLAY on the remote control.
  • Page 27: Viewing Playing Time

    Viewing playing time It shows the remaining/elapsed time display of the current disc. Move to { Time Disp } in the display menu and press The information and display are differ depending on the disc type. For DVD Display Descriptions Title/Chapter Title or Chapter elapsed Elapsed...
  • Page 28: Special Audio Cd Feature

    Disc Operations Special Audio CD feature This is a time search option for audio CD playback. Playback skips to the time you input, within the disc or track. During playback, press DISPLAY repeatedly to toggle between different time input options. Display Descriptions Disc Go To...
  • Page 29: Playing A Jpeg Photo Disc (slide Show)

    Playing a JPEG photo disc (slide show) Before you start ... Turn on your TV to the correct Video In channel. See ‘Finding the correct viewing channel’ for details. Load a photo CD (Kodak Picture CD, JPEG). The picture menu appears on the TV. For Kodak disc, the slide show begins automatically.
  • Page 30: Playing A Mp3/ Wma Disc

    Disc Operations Playing a MP3/ WMA disc This unit can playback most of the MP3 and WMA fi les recorded on a recordable disc or commercial CD. Before you start ... Turn on your TV to the correct Video In channel.
  • Page 31: Playing Music And Photo Fi Les Simultaneously

    Playing music and photo fi les simultaneously You can create a musical slide show playback if the disc contains both the MP3/WMA music and JPEG picture fi les. Load a disc that contains both MP3/WMA and JPEG fi les. keys to select a MP3/WMA fi le from the disc menu and press OK to start playback.
  • Page 32: Setup Menu Options

    Setup Menu Options Accessing the setup menu You can change the settings in this unit to suit your particular requirements. Press SETUP on the remote control. The setup menu appears. keys to select one of the setup menu and press OK. If you are not able to access the { Preference Page }, press SETUP to exit the menu.
  • Page 33: General Setup Page

    General Setup Page Not all discs are rated or coded by the disc maker. You can Disc Lock prevent play of specifi c discs with the disc lock function. Up to 20 discs can be locked. { Lock } { Unlock } Select the menu language for this unit’s on-screen display.
  • Page 34: Audio Setup Page

    Setup Menu Options Audio Setup Page (underlined options are the factory default settings) This setting is only required if you have connected the audio Analog Output output of this unit to a stereo device or TV using the analog output jack. { LT/RT } { Stereo } { V SURR }...
  • Page 35 Audio Setup Page (underlined options are the factory default settings) HDMI Audio This setting is only required if you are using the HDMI OUT jack to connect your TV or other display device. { On } { Off } Select the type of preset digital sound effect that can match the Sound Mode disc’s content or optimize the sound of the musical style you are playing.
  • Page 36: Audio Setup

    Setup Menu Options Audio Setup Page (underlined options are the factory default settings) Night Mode This mode optimizes playback of sound at low volume. High volume outputs will be softened and low volume outputs will be enhanced to an audible level. This feature is only applicable for DVD video discs with Dolby Digital mode.
  • Page 37: Video Setup Page

    Video Setup Page (underlined options are the factory default settings) TV Type Select the color system that matches the connected TV. It enables playback of a different type of disc (PAL or NTSC disc) on this unit. TV Display The picture shape can be adjusted to fi t your TV. { 4:3 Pan Scan } { 4:3 Letter Box } { 16:9 }...
  • Page 38 Setup Menu Options Video Setup Page (underlined options are the factory default settings) This unit provides three predefi ned sets of picture color settings Picture Setting and one personal setting which you can defi ne yourself. { Standard } { Vivid } { Cool } { Personal } Personal Picture Setup...
  • Page 39 Video Setup Page (underlined options are the factory default settings) HDMI Setup It provides the picture settings to enhance the appearance and picture quality for disc playback. This feature is only applicable if you have connected this unit to a HDMI-compatible TV/device. { Resolution } { Wide Screen Format } –...
  • Page 40 (underlined options are the factory default settings) HDMI Setup Continued... { EasyLink } Note: Philips does not guarantee 100% interoperability with all HDMI CEC compliant (EasyLink) devices. Notes: – If the unit is on standby mode, { Auto Wake Up TV } and { System Standby } are not available.
  • Page 41: Preference Page

    Preference Page (underlined options are the factory default settings) Audio Select the preferred audio language for DVDs with multiple sound tracks. Subtitle Select the preferred subtitle language for DVDs playback. Disc Menu Select the preferred disc menu language for DVDs playback. Note: If the selected audio/subtitle/disc menu language is not available on the DVDs, the disc’s default language will be used instead.
  • Page 42: Setup Menu Options

    Setup Menu Options Preference Page (underlined options are the factory default settings) Mp3/Jpeg Nav Mp3/Jpeg Navigator can only be set if the disc is recorded with a menu. It allows you to select different display menus for easy navigation. { Without Menu } { With Menu } Password Select this to set the password for Parental control and Disc...
  • Page 43: Software Upgrade

    To check the updates, compare the current software version of this unit with the latest software version available at the Philips website. Press ç to open the disc tray. Press numeric keypad ‘55’ on the remote control.
  • Page 44: Troubleshooting

    Do not open this unit as there is a risk of electric shock. If a fault occurs, fi rst check the points listed below before taking this unit for repair. If you are unable to remedy a problem by following these hints, consult your dealer or Philips for help.
  • Page 45 Problem The remote control does not function properly. The unit does not start playback. The buttons on the unit do not work. The aspect ratio of the screen cannot be changed even though you have set the TV display. Not able to select some items in the setup/system menu.
  • Page 46 Troubleshooting Problem No audio output from HDMI connection. No video output from HDMI connection. (continued) Solution – You will not hear any sound from the HDMI output if the source device is only DVI/HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection)-compatible. – It is not possible to output or copy-controlled DVD- Audio sources from the HDMI connection.
  • Page 47: Specifi Cations

    TV STANDARD (PAL/50Hz) (NTSC/60Hz) Number of lines 625 Playback Multistandard (PAL/NTSC) VIDEO PERFORMANCE Video DAC 12 bit, 108 MHz Y Pb Pr 0.7 Vpp ~ 75 ohm Video Output 1 Vpp ~ 75 ohm VIDEO FORMAT Digital MPEG 2 for DVD, SVCD Compression MPEG 1 for VCD 50 Hz...
  • Page 48: Glossary

    Glossary Analog audio: Sound that has not been turned into numbers. Analog sound is available when you use the AUDIO LEFT/ RIGHT jacks. These red and white jacks send audio through two channels, the left and right. Aspect ratio: Aspect ratio refers to the length to height ratio of TV.
  • Page 49: Glossary

    MP3: A fi le format with a sound data compression system. ‘MP3’ is the abbreviation of Motion Picture Experts Group 1 (or MPEG-1) Audio Layer3. By using the MP3 format, one CD-R or CD-RW can contain about 10 times more data than a regular CD.
  • Page 50 Philips is not liable for any damage to or loss of any programs, data, or other information stored on any media contained within the product, or any non-Philips product or part not covered by this warranty.
  • Page 52: Language Code

    Abkhazian 6566 Afar 6565 Afrikaans 6570 Amharic 6577 Arabic 6582 Armenian 7289 Assamese 6583 Avestan 6569 Aymara 6589 Azerhaijani 6590 Bahasa Melayu 7783 Bashkir 6665 Belarusian 6669 Bengali 6678 Bihari 6672 Bislama 6673 Bokmål, Norwegian 7866 Bosanski 6683 Brezhoneg 6682 Bulgarian 6671 Burmese...
  • Page 53 PHILIPS CONSUMER ELECTRONICS A Division of Philips Electronics North America Corp P.O. Box 672768 Marietta, GA 30006 Meet Philips at the Internet DVP3980 CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT 2008 © Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. Printed in China P&F USA, Inc. PO Box 672768 Marietta, GA 30006...

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