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Yamaha DVD-S1500 Owner's Manual

Dvd audio/video sa-cd player
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  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. • Explanation of Graphical Symbols The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilateral triangle, is intended to alert you to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage”...
  • Page 3 - and, most importantly, without affecting your sensitive hearing. Since hearing damage from loud sounds is often undetectable until it is too late, YAMAHA and the Electronic Industries Association's Consumer Electronics Group recommend you to avoid prolonged exposure from excessive volume levels.
  • Page 4 fire, damage to this unit, and/or personal injury. YAMAHA will not be held responsible for any damage resulting from use of this unit with a voltage other than as specified.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Introduction Patent information ...2 Playable disc formats ...2 Region management information...2 Supplied accessories ...3 Installing batteries in the remote control...3 Using the remote control...3 Maintenance...3 Functional Overview Front panel...4 Rear panel ...5 Remote control ...6 Preparation Audio connection...7 Digital audio connections... 7 Analog audio (6CH DISCRETE) connection...
  • Page 6: Introduction

    Thank you for purchasing the YAMAHA DVD AUDIO/ VIDEO SA-CD player. This Owner’s Manual explains its basic operations. Patent information Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. “Dolby”, “Pro Logic”, and the double- D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. “DTS” and “DTS Digital Surround”...
  • Page 7: Supplied Accessories

    Supplied accessories Check your package to make sure it contains the following items: Remote control Batteries (x2) (AA, R6, UM-3) Audio/Video cable Power cable Installing batteries in the remote control Insert the batteries in the correct direction by aligning the + and –...
  • Page 8: Functional Overview

    Functional Overview Front panel STANDBY/ON – turns on this unit or sets it to the standby mode Disc tray / OPEN/CLOSE – opens or closes the disc tray DVD-AUDIO indicator – lights up when the unit detects DVD-Audio signals SA-CD indicator –...
  • Page 9: Rear Panel

    Rear panel COMPONENT video outputs – connect to an AV receiver with inputs SCAN MODE – switches the component video output signals between progressive and interlace COAXIAL digital audio output – connects to an audio input on digital (coaxial) audio equipment S VIDEO output –...
  • Page 10: Remote Control

    Functional Overview Remote control AUDIO DIRECT – switches video output on and off during audio disc playback – turns pages of the DVD-Audio still – selects title or chapter SOUND MODE – selects the required sound mode ・ for SA-CD: CD, Stereo, or Multi-channel (if available) ・...
  • Page 11: Preparation

    • There are various ways to connect the player, depending on the equipment you wish to use. The following drawings illustrate some possible configurations. • Please refer to manuals for other equipment as necessary to ensure that you make the correct connections. •...
  • Page 12: Video Connections

    OUR CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER. S VIDEO This unit is compatible with the complete line of YAMAHA products, including the projectors DPX- 1100, LPX-510 and the plasma monitor PDM-4210. Switching on 1 Connect the AC power cord to the power outlet.
  • Page 13: Setups Before The Initial Playback

    Setups before the initial playback We recommend to setup some of the basic menu items before the initial playback. 1 Press STANDBY/ON /I to turn on the unit. 2 Press ON SCREEN. On-screen menu is displayed on the screen. 3 Follow the procedure described below to set the following menu items.
  • Page 14: On-Screen Menu

    The On-screen menu enables you to customize this unit to suit your requirements. General operation 1 Press ON SCREEN on the remote control. ➜ The On-screen menu appears on the screen. Program Preferences View Toolbar Play Option Setup Search Slide Show Toolbar 2 Press v w t u to navigate the On-screen menu and to change the settings.
  • Page 15: Sound

    Saturation Adjusts the video color saturation. This function is not available for signals output from COMPONENT VIDEO OUT. Choices: –7 to +7 Initial setting: 0 Contrast Accentuates bright and dark parts of the video. This function is not available for signals output from COMPONENT VIDEO OUT.
  • Page 16: Play Option

    On-screen menu Angle Some DVD discs feature a multiple angle function, enabling you to watch certain scenes from various angles. Function availability and the number of camera angles vary according to the disc. Page Turns pages of DVD-Audio still images. Play Option DVD Video Mode Some DVD-Audio discs include DVD-Video contents...
  • Page 17: Audio Menu

    4:3 panscan 4:3 letterbox Widescreen TV System (NTSC/PAL conversion) Allows you to select [PAL], [NTSC] or [Auto] mode to match your TV system. You can play PAL discs on NTSC monitor, and NTSC discs on PAL monitor. Choices: PAL, NTSC, Auto The following conversions are supported.
  • Page 18: Language

    On-screen menu SA-CD Direct Enables you (with a suitable speaker system) to bypass the bass management system for multi-channel SA-CD playback, so you can enjoy the pure SA-CD quality. Choices: On, Off Initial setting: Off Note: – When [SA-CD Direct] is On, the speaker settings will not be applied during SA-CD playback.
  • Page 19: Dvd/Cd Mode

    Center size Specifies the center speaker size. Choices: Large, Small, Off Initial setting: Large Surround Size Specifies the surround right speaker size. Choices: Large, Small, Off Initial setting: Large Subwoofer If you wish to use a subwoofer, select On. Otherwise select Off.
  • Page 20: Operation

    Notes: – Unless otherwise stated, all operations described herein are based on remote control usage. – Some operations can be carried out using the On-screen menu on the TV screen. Basic playback 1 Press STANDBY/ON to turn on the unit. 2 Press OPEN/CLOSE / on the front panel to open the disc tray.
  • Page 21: Dvd Features

    DVD features Menu DVDs may contain menus to navigate the disc and access special features such as audio language selection, subtitle language selection, and other options. 1 Press MENU. ➜ If the disc includes a menu, it will appear on screen. •...
  • Page 22: Sa-Cd (Super Audio Cd)

    Operation SA-CD (Super Audio CD) The SA-CD standard is based on Direct Stream Digital (DSD) technology. This new direct-stream digital format comprises a 1-bit system that has a digital sampling frequency that is 64 times higher than that of conventional audio CD. There are three types of SA-CD discs: single-layer, dual- layer and hybrid discs.
  • Page 23: Audio Cd

    Audio CD • Audio CDs contain only TRACKS. • They can be played on this unit with the audio output connected to a stereo system or to your TV. • Select tracks using the track list on the TV screen or by pressing the numerical buttons or v w buttons.
  • Page 24: Mp3

    Operation You can play MP3 music that was recorded onto a CD-R or CD-RW by a computer. Disc structure (example) Album 1 (Folder) Track 1 (File) Track 2 Album 1.1 Track 1 Album 2 • Since the MP3 format can store several albums onto a disc, a folder is assigned to an “Album,”...
  • Page 25: Jpeg

    JPEG This player can playback JPEG format pictures on a personally recorded CD-R/RW disc or commercial CD. Disc structure Roll 1 Image 1 Image 2 Image 3 Image 1 Roll 2 Image 2 Image 3 JPEG disc features The JPEG format (ISO 9660 format) supports the following: •...
  • Page 26: General Features

    Operation General features Moving to another segment DVD-A DVD-V SA-CD When a disc includes more than one segment, you can quickly move to another segment by the following operation. Moving to the appointed segment directly 1 Press T/C button on the remote control. ➜...
  • Page 27: Repeat

    Repeat Press REPEAT button to repeat a certain segment of the disc. Each time you press REPEAT, the repeat mode changes as follows: Track Chapter DVD-A DVD-V Group Title Disc Disc Track Track SA-CD Area Disc Track Album Disc This feature may not be available on some discs. Repeat A-B DVD-A SA-CD...
  • Page 28: Fts Video/Audio Program

    Operation FTS video/audio program DVD-A DVD-V SA-CD • The FTS (Favorite Track Selection) function enables you to store your favorite tracks, etc. • The FTS list can contain up to 20 items. • The most recent program list is placed on the top of the existing list.
  • Page 29: Deauthorizing Discs

    – Each time a Disc locked disc is played, it will be added to the top of the list. When the list is full (120), the last disc in the list will be replaced when a new disc is added. –...
  • Page 30: Troubleshooting

    Connect record MP3 If the problem is not listed above, or if the instructions fail to help, turn off the power to the unit, disconnect the power cable, and contact the nearest authorized YAMAHA dealer or service center. Troubleshooting Solution –...
  • Page 31: Specifications

    PLAYBACK SYSTEM DVD-Audio DVD-Video Super Audio-CD, Stereo/Multi-channel and Hybrid disc DVD+R, DVD+RW DVD-R, DVD-RW (Video Format) Video CD (VCD) Super Video CD (SVCD) CD-Audio (CD-DA) CD-R/CD-RW (CD-DA, VCD, SVCD) MP3, JPEG TV STANDARD (PAL/50Hz) (NTSC/60Hz) Number of lines Playback Multistandard VIDEO PERFORMANCE YUV output Y: 1Vpp into 75 ohm...