DVD Player User's Guide
Changing Entertainment. Again.
This product was designed and manufactured to meet strict quality and safety
standards. There are, however, some installation and operation precautions
which you should be particularly aware of.
1. Read lnstructions - All the safety and operating instructions should be
read before the appliance is operated.
2. Retain lnstructions - The safety and operating instructions should be
retained for future reference.
3. Heed Warnings - All warnings on the appliance and in the operating
instructions should be adhered to.
4. Follow Instructions - All operating and use instructions should be followed.
5. Water and Moisture - The appliance should not be used near water - for
example, near a bathtub, washbowl, kitchen sink, laundry tub, in a wet
basement, or near a swimming pool, etc.
6. Carts and Stands - The appliance should be used only with a cart or
stand that is recommended by the manufacturer.
An appliance and cart combination should be moved with care.
Quick stops, excessive force, and uneven surfaces may cause the
appliance and cart combination to overturn.
7. Wall or Ceiling Mounting - The appliance should be mounted to a wall
or ceiling only as recommended by the manufacturer.
8. Ventilation - The appliance should be situated so that its location or position
does not interfere with its proper ventilation. For example, the appliance
should not be situated on a bed, sofa, rug, or similar surface that may block
the ventilation openings; or, placed in built in installation, such as a book
case or cabinet that may impede the flow of air through the ventilation openings.
9. Heat - The appliance should be situated away from heat sources such as
radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other appliances (including amplifiers)
that produce heat.
10. Power Sources - The appliance should be connected to a power supply
only of the type described in the operating instructions or as marked on
11. Grounding or Polarization - The precautions that should be taken so
that the grounding or polarization means of an appliance is not defeated.
CAUTION: To prevent electric shock, match the wide
blade of this plug to the widle slot, fully insert. Do
not use this (polarized) plug with an extension cord,
receptable or other outlet unless the blades can be
fully inserted to prevent blade exposure.
12. Power-Cord Protection - to be walked on or pinched by items placed
upon or against them, paying particular attention to cords at plugs,
convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the appliance.
13. Cleaning - The appliance should be cleaned only as recommended by the
14. Power Lines - An outdoor antenna should be located away from power lines.
15. Nonuse Periods - The power cord of the appliance should be unplugged
from the outlet when left unused for a long period of time.
16. Object and Liquid Entry - Care should be taken so that objects do not
fall and liquids are not spilled into the enclosure through openings.
17. Damage Regquring Service - the appliance should be serviced by
qualified service personnel when:
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A. The power-supply cord or the plug has been damaged; or
B. Objects have fallen, or liquid has spilled into the appliance; or
C. The appliance has been exposed to rain; or
D. The appliance does not appear to operate normally or exhibits a marked
change in performance; or
E. The appliance has been dropped, or the enclosure damaged.
18. Servicing - The user should not attempt to service the appliance beyond
that described in the operating instructions. All other servicing should be
referred to qualified service personnel.
Handling the cord on this product or cords associated with
accessories sold with this product, will expose you to lead, a chemical known
to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm.
Wash hands after handling.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class
B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules. These limits are designed
to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential
installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency
energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may
cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guar-
antee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equip-
ment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which
can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged
to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures.
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
• Connect this equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to
which the receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
This class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian
Interference--Causing Equipment Regulations.
The Shock Hazard Marking and Associated Graphical Symbol is provided on
the bottom panel of unit.
Refer to the identifi cation/rating label located on the back panel of your
product for its proper operating voltage.
Caution: To prevent electric shock, match
wide blade of plug to wide slot, fully insert.
Attention: Pour éviter les chocs
électriques,introduire la lame la plus large de
la fi che dans la borne correspondante de la
prise et pousser jusqú au fond.
Product Registration: Please fill out the product registration card (packed
separately) and return it immediately. For U.S. customers: Your RCA Consumer
Electronics product may also be registered at www.rca.com/productregistration.
Registering this product allows us to contact you if necessary.
Keep your sales receipt to obtain warranty parts and service and for proof
of purchase. Attach it here and record the serial and model numbers in case
you need them. The numbers are located on the back of the player.
Dealer Address and Phone:
WARNING: To reduce the risk of fi re
CAUTION: THIS PRODUCT UTILIZES A
or shock hazard, do not expose this
LASER. USE OF CONTROLS OR AD-
DVD player to rain or moisture. No
JUST-MENTS OR PERFORMANCE OF
objects filled with liquids, such as
PROCEDURES OTHER THAN THOSE
vases, shall be placed on the
SPECIFIED HEREIN MAY RESULT IN
HAZARDOUS RADIATION EXPO-
SURE. DO NOT OPEN COVERS AND
DO NOT REPAIR YOURSELF. REFER
CAUTION: FCC Regulations state that
SERVICING TO QUALIFIED PERSONNEL.
unauthorized changes or modifi
cations to this equipment may void
the user's authority to operate it.
This DVD player is designed and manu-
factured to respond to the Region
Management Information. If the Re-
Note: This device is protected by U.S.
gion number of a DVD disc does not
patent numbers 4,631,603 and
correspond to the Region number of
4,577,216 and 4,819,098 and other
this DVD player, this DVD player can-
intellectual property rights. The use
not play the disc. The Region number
of Macrovision's copy protection
for this DVD player is Region No 1.
technology in the device must be au-
thorized by Macrovision and is in-
tended for home and other limited
Apparatus shall not be exposed to
pay-per-view uses only, unless oth-
dripping or splashing and that no
objects filled with liquids, such as
erwise authorized in writing by
vases, shall be placed on the appara-
Macrovision. Reverse engineering or
disassembly is prohibited.
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SETUP AND CONNECTIONS
Install Batteries in the Remote
Insert two AAA batteries, matching the polarities
indicated inside the battery compartment.
Notes: Do not mix different types of batteries or
new and old batteries.
Do not use rechargeable batteries.
Dispose of batteries in the proper manner,
according to federal, state, and local regulations.
Connection: DVD +TV
Note: Whenever you are connecting your system cables, turn off the power
and make certain that the power cord has been removed from the wall outlet.
1. Connect the audio cables to the AUDIO OUT L and R jacks on the back of
your DVD player and to the corresponding AUDIO INPUT jacks on your TV.
2. Connect the video Cable.
2a. Basic connection – Connect the video cable to the VIDEO OUT jack on the
back of the your DVD player, and to the VIDEO INPUT jack on your TV.
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2b. S-Video (not shown) – If your TV has an S-Video jack, connect the S-Video
cable (not provided) to the S-VIDEO on the DVD to the S-VIDEO of your TV.
Note: If your TV doesn't have Audio and Video Input Jacks and only has an RF
jack, you need to connect an RF modulator (not provided).
Other Connection Options
COMPONENT VIDEO OUT (Y, Pb, Pr) Jacks
The Y, Pb, Pr, jacks provide optimum picture
quality because the video signal is separated
into three parts.
To ensure maximum picture quality, use
three video-grade cables (yellow) for the
connection. You can also buy bundled
component video cables that are color-
coded to match the Y, Pb, Pr jacks (red,
green, and blue)
Note: Remember to connect the audio
Component Video Cables
cables because the component cable carries
only the picture signal, not the sound.
DIGITAL OUT COAXIAL
Use coaxial jack to connect your DVD player
to a Dolby* Digital receiver or decoder.
* Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. "Dolby" and the
double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. Confi dential
unpublished works. © 1992-1997 Dolby Laboratories, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Front of the DVD Player
Turns the DVD player on and off.
Opens and closes disc tray.
Begins disc play/Freezes frame.
During playback, places disc in stop mode.
Navigates through the menus.
Accesses the A-B repeat playback mode.
Accesses the camera angle.
Selects the audio language.
Clears some functions.
Accesses the disc's menu/PBC mode (if available).
PBC / MENU
Provides playback status.
Searches forward through the disc.
Lowers and restores the volume.
Selects item highlighted in menu.
Turns the player on and off.
Opens and closes the tray.
Freezes frame, frame advance.
Play slow motion.
Starts playing a disc.
Accesses the Programplayback mode.
Accesses the Repeat playback mode.
Searches back through the disc.
Accesses and exits the General (Setup main) menu.
Advances to the next / preceding chapter or track.
Turns the subtitle on and off.
Accesses the Zoom feature (if available).
Adjust the Audio output level.
Access a specific location
Access progressive scan feature.
This DVD Player is capable of playing the following types of discs:
DVDs, Audio CDs, Video CDs, and CDs with mp3 files. Before you
put a disc in the player, make sure it is compatible. You can't play
the following types of discs: Laserdiscs, CD-I, CD-ROM (computer-
only discs), DVD-ROM, or discs recorded using other broadcast
standards (i.e., PAL or SECAM); CD-G discs.
Notes: Some discs may not be compatible due to laser pickup,
recording formats, and software used.
Some technologies and methods used for mp3 file recording on
CD-Rs can prevent optimal playback of these files on your DVD
player by degrading the sound quality and/or the ability of the
player to read the file.
Both the DVD Player and the discs are coded by region. These regional codes
must match in order for the disc to play. This player's code is Region 1.
Turn on the DVD Player
1. Plug the power cord into the outlet once the DVD player is connected to
2. Turn on the TV and tune to its Video Input Channel, if necessary.
3. Press the POWER on the DVD player or the
button on the remote
control to turn it on.
4. Press the
button on the front of the player or remote control to open
the disc tray.
5. Place a disc gently into the tray with the disc's label facing up
(double-sided discs have content on both sides, so you can place the disc
with either side up.)
again to close the disc tray. Play starts automatically. If a menu
appears, one of its options can be selected to start playing the disc.
Highlight it and press ENTER.
7. Press STOP to stop playback. The player remembers the point where disc was
stopped. If you press PLAY again, playback resumes from this point. To stop
playback completely or to start again from the beginning, press STOP twice.
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