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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

    CONTACT OUR CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER.’ Declaration of Conformity Model number: DVP5990, DVP5992 Trade Name: Philips Responsible Party: Philips Consumer Electronics A Division of Philips Electronics North America Corp. P. O. Box 671539 Marietta, GA 30006-0026 1-800-PHILIPS (744-5477) 2008-03-10 10:47:20 AM...
  • 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. DivX, DivX Ultra Certifi ed, and associated logos are trademarks of DivX, Inc.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents General General Information ... 8 Setup precautions ...8 Copyright notice ...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 Option 1: Using Composite Video jacks (CVBS) ...13 Option 2: Using Component Video jacks (Y Pb Pr) ...13...
  • Page 7 Using Display menu options ...27-28 Selecting title/chapter/track ...27 Searching by time ...27 Viewing playing time ... 28 Switching camera angles ... 28 Preview function (VCD/SVCD/DVD) ... 28 Special Audio CD feature ...29 DivX® Playing a disc ...30 Playing a JPEG photo disc (slide show) ...31 Preview function ...31 Zooming...31 Flip/Rotate picture ...31...
  • 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

    1 (Standby-On) – Turns on this unit or turns off to normal standby mode. Disc tray ç (Open/Close) – Opens/closes the disc tray. Display panel – Shows information about the current status of the unit. IR Sensor – Point the remote control towards this sensor.
  • Page 10: Remote Control

    Remote Control dvp5990_5992_37_Eng1.indd 10 dvp5990_5992_37_Eng1.indd 10 1 (Standby-On) – Turns on this unit or turns off to normal standby mode. ç (Open/Close) – Opens/closes the disc tray. REPEAT – Selects various repeat modes; turn off repeat mode. ANGLE – Switches between different angles on DVD.
  • Page 11 – Selects the next or previous TV channel or external input source (Video In channel, etc) * These buttons can only be used with Philips TVs. Numeric keypad 0-9 – Selects a track or title number of the disc. SUBTITLE –...
  • 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: Connections

    COMPONENT VIDEO IN V (Pr/Cr) U (Pb/Cb) Video (yellow cable) 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

    Antenna 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 STEREO Audio (red/white cables) 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. Connect the audio/video cables (red/white - supplied) from the AUDIO OUT L/R jack on this unit to the audio input jacks (red/white) on your connecting device.
  • Page 18: Getting Started

    OK to confi rm. Notes: – 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 Disc Menu Language For Dvd Playback

    Audio, Subtitle and Disc 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 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: Setting The Easylink Control

    One touch control Notes: – To enable one touch play function, a video disc must be placed in the disc compartment before operation. – Philips does not guarantee 100% interoperability with all HDMI CEC compliant devices. One touch play Press 2.
  • Page 22: Disc Operations

    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 23: Playing A Disc

    Notes: – If the inhibit icon the 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 24: Selecting Various Repeat/shuffl E Functions

    Disc Operations 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. – Screen saver starts automatically if playback is stopped or paused for about 5 minutes.
  • Page 25: Repeating A Specifi C Section (a-b)

    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 Hint: –...
  • Page 26: Zooming

    Disc Operations 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 27: Using Display Menu Options

    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. ANGLE During playback, press DISPLAY on the remote control. The available disc information appears on the TV.
  • Page 28: Viewing Playing Time

    Disc Operations 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...
  • Page 29: Special Audio Cd Feature

    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 input options. Display Descriptions Disc Go To Time search within the disc.
  • Page 30: Playing A Divx® Disc

    Disc Operations Playing a DivX® disc This unit supports the playback of DivX movie which you can copy from your computer onto a recordable disc. See ‘Setup Menu Options - { General Setup Page > DivX(R) VOD Code }’ for details. Load a DivX disc.
  • Page 31: 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 32: Playing A Mp3/ Wma/wmv Disc

    Disc Operations Playing a MP3/ WMA/WMV disc This unit can playback most of the MP3 and WMA/WMV fi les recorded on a recordable disc or commercial CD. Before you start ... Turn on your TV to the correct Video In channel.
  • Page 33: 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 34: Usb Operation

    USB Operation You can play or view the data fi les (JPEG, MP3, WMA, WMV or DivX®) in the USB fl ash drive. However, editing or copying the data fi le is not possible. Connect the USB fl ash drive directly to jack on this unit.
  • Page 35: Create Mp3

    Creating audio CD to MP3 format This feature allows you to convert audio tracks from an audio CD into MP3 format. The created MP3 fi les are saved in your USB device. Connect the USB fl ash drive directly to jack on this unit.
  • Page 36: 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. If you are not able to access the { Preference Page }, press SETUP to exit the menu.
  • Page 37: General Setup Page

    General Setup Page Disc Lock OSD Language Sleep Lip Sync dvp5990_5992_37_Eng1.indd 37 dvp5990_5992_37_Eng1.indd 37 Setup Menu Options (underlined options are the factory default settings) Not all discs are rated or coded by the disc maker. You can prevent play of specifi c discs with the disc lock function. Up to 20 discs can be locked.
  • Page 38: General Setup

    { Off } – Switch off the auto standby mode. Philips provides you with the DivX® VOD (Video On Demand) registration code that allows you to rent or purchase videos from DivX® VOD service at All the downloaded videos from DivX® VOD can only be played back on this unit.
  • Page 39: Audio Setup Page

    Audio Setup Page (underlined options are the factory default settings) Analog Output Digital Audio Setup dvp5990_5992_37_Eng1.indd 39 dvp5990_5992_37_Eng1.indd 39 Setup Menu Options This setting is only required if you have connected the audio output of this unit to a stereo device or TV using the analog output jack.
  • Page 40 Setup Menu Options Audio Setup Page (underlined options are the factory default settings) Digital Audio Setup HDMI Audio Sound Mode dvp5990_5992_37_Eng1.indd 40 dvp5990_5992_37_Eng1.indd 40 (continued) Continued... { LPCM Output } – { 48 K } Select this to play disc recorded at sampling rate of 48 kHz.
  • Page 41: Audio Setup

    Audio Setup Page CD Upsampling Night Mode dvp5990_5992_37_Eng1.indd 41 dvp5990_5992_37_Eng1.indd 41 Setup Menu Options (underlined options are the factory default settings) This feature enables you to convert the music CD to a higher sampling rate using sophisticated digital signal processing for better sound quality. If you have activated the CD upsampling, this unit automatically switches to stereo mode.
  • Page 42: Video Setup Page

    Setup Menu Options Video Setup Page (underlined options are the factory default settings) TV Type TV Display Progressive dvp5990_5992_37_Eng1.indd 42 dvp5990_5992_37_Eng1.indd 42 (continued) 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.
  • Page 43 Video Setup Page (underlined options are the factory default settings) Picture Setting Personal Picture Setup Brightness Contrast Sharpness Color Closed Caption HD JPEG dvp5990_5992_37_Eng1.indd 43 dvp5990_5992_37_Eng1.indd 43 Setup Menu Options This unit provides three predefi ned sets of picture color settings and one personal setting which you can defi ne yourself.
  • Page 44 Setup Menu Options Video Setup Page (underlined options are the factory default settings) HDMI Setup dvp5990_5992_37_Eng1.indd 44 dvp5990_5992_37_Eng1.indd 44 (continued) 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.
  • Page 45: Video Setup

    – You must turn on the HDMI CEC operations on your TV/ devices before you can enjoy the EasyLink controls. See your TVs/devices manual for details. – Philips does not guarantee 100% interoperability with all HDMI CEC compliant devices. { Auto Wake Up TV }...
  • Page 46: Preference Page

    Setup Menu Options Preference Page (underlined options are the factory default settings) Audio Subtitle Disc Menu Parental dvp5990_5992_37_Eng1.indd 46 dvp5990_5992_37_Eng1.indd 46 (continued) Select the preferred audio language for DVDs with multiple sound tracks. Select the preferred subtitle language for DVDs playback. Select the preferred disc menu language for DVDs playback.
  • Page 47 Preference Page (underlined options are the factory default settings) Mp3/Jpeg Nav Password DivX Subtitle Default dvp5990_5992_37_Eng1.indd 47 dvp5990_5992_37_Eng1.indd 47 Setup Menu Options 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.
  • Page 48: 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 49: 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 50 Troubleshooting 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. Cannot activate some features such as Angles, Subtitles, or multi-language...
  • Page 51 Problem Picture freezes momentarily during playback. Unable to select Progressive Scan on/off. No audio output from HDMI connection. No video output from HDMI connection. No sound during DivX movies playback. An DivX movie does not repeat. dvp5990_5992_37_Eng1.indd 51 dvp5990_5992_37_Eng1.indd 51 Troubleshooting Solution –...
  • Page 52: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Problem Certain DivX files do not play or are skipped. The contents of the USB fl ash drive cannot be read. Slow operation of the USB fl ash drive. dvp5990_5992_37_Eng1.indd 52 dvp5990_5992_37_Eng1.indd 52 (continued) Solution – Check that the DivX movie download is a complete fi le.
  • Page 53: Specifi Cations

    TV STANDARD (PAL/50Hz) (NTSC/60Hz) Number of lines 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 DivX®...
  • Page 54: Glossary

    (front left and right, surround left and right, center and subwoofer). EasyLink: Philips EasyLink uses the HDMI CEC industry standard protocol to share functionalities between the unit and its connected devices. This feature is only available if you connect this unit to a HDMI CEC compliant TV with a HDMI cable.
  • Page 55 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 56 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.
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