Haier DTA-2198PF Owner's Manual

Combined 21" tv and divx dvd player
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  • Page 1 DTA-2198 COMBINED 21" TV AND DIVX DVD PLAYER OWNER'S MANUAL Please read this manual carefully before using this TV set and keep it for future reference.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Program skip ..................12 Convenient picture and sound control functions......13 Multiple picture modes ..............13 Black stretch and noise reduce............14 Mute , Select the language and Fade function........15 Time functions..................16 Clock setting and timer on/off functions..........16 Sleep timer and program preset ............17 Setup function ..................18...
  • Page 3: Warning And Cautions

    Cleaning the tube If the picture tube require cleaning, disconnect the power and use a dry soft cotton cloth. Do not use any cleaner or abrasive cloths. Waste electrical products must not be disposed of with household waste.
  • Page 4: Installation

    Installation Aerial Connection If the picture is not clear or snowy, we recommend that you use an outdoor aerial.In different places, the suitable antenna type and position are different. twin-lead cable Antenna adapter (Not supplied) Aerial input 75 standard 75 coaxial cable...
  • Page 5: Function Buttons And External Sockets

    Stop the DVD The DVD Player Menu Signal Receiver Open/close the DVD TV/DVD Switching Channel Position up/down Volume up/ down Rear panel of the TV set Digital audio coaxial output terminal DVD EXT COAXIAL TV EXT DVD SCART Terminal TV SCART Terminal...
  • Page 6: Using The Remote Control

    Using the Remote Control Buttons on the remote control Stand By DVD Open/close POWER ZOOM OPEN/CLOSE DVD 10+ Scan SCAN SWAP CALL MUTE Zoom Mute Former Program Call Screen Display Program Number TV/AV (Not available) -/-- -/-- TV/AV Exchange TV/DVD...
  • Page 7: Switching On/Off The Tv Set

    Switching on/ off the TV set This section explains the use of the power button and remote handset to turn your unit on and off. Switching on/ off the TV set Switching on/ off the TV set 1 Please press the power switch to switch on AC power supply and the power indicator will light.
  • Page 8: Watching Tv

    Press the P+ button to increase channel number. Press the P- button to decrease channel number. Select the desired sound Press the V-/+ buttons on the remote or the front of the TV MENU set to adjust the volume level. The range is 0~100. When the volume buttons are pressed the volume level is displayed automatically on the TV screen.
  • Page 9: Program Swap And Auto Scan Functions

    Watching TV continued Swap function enables quick swap to the last watched program. Auto scan function enables automatic successive scanning of all the programs in memory with "OFF" skip status (each channel will last about 2 seconds). Program swap and auto scan functions...
  • Page 10: Searching Channel

    This TV set has three methods to set the channels, which are respectively full automatic, semi automatic and manual fine tune. In this section, how to use the remote control to set the channel is explained. You can also use the buttons on the TV set to set channel.
  • Page 11: Semi-Automatic Search

    152.25MHz higher side program search. Repeat this step, till find the desired channel. To turn off the on-screen menu In general, after you press the MENU button, the menu item EXIT display (PICTURE, TIME , FUNCTION, TUNE, EXCHANGE, ETC.) will automatically disappear within 15 seconds. If you want to eliminate these contents immediately, please press the EXIT button.
  • Page 12: Manual Fine Tune

    Searching channel Continued Manual fine tune Manual fine tune If the picture and/or sound are poor, try using the FINE Do not use this feature unless TUNE feature. reception is poor. 1 Press the P+/- buttons or AUTO PROGRAM NUMBER 0-9...
  • Page 13: Program Skip

    If you want to recover the skipped channel 1 Use the PROGRAM NUMBER buttons to select the channel number to be recovered. 2 Repeat those steps just now. 3 Press the V-/+ buttons to turn the SKIP function "OFF".
  • Page 14: Convenient Picture And Sound Control Functions

    I T E M Press V - Press V + Weak CONTRAST Strong Dark BRIGHTNESS Bright COLOUR Shallow Deep SHARPNESS Soft Sharp *Hue lean to purple lean to green Note: The "Hue" item only appears when the colour system is NTSC.
  • Page 15: Black Stretch And Noise Reduce

    Convenient picture and sound control functions Continued Black Stretch Automatically increases the contrast range Noise Reduce Picture Noise & Grain Reduction Circuit. (Use only on poor reception) Black stretch and noise reduce How to select BLACK STRETCH PICTURE PICTURE 1 Press the...
  • Page 16: Mute , Select The Language And Fade Function

    CALENDAR 3 Press the V-/+ buttons to MENU select the OSD language. FADE FUNCTION Using on/off fade function, the TV turn on or turn FUNCTION off mild. 1 Press the FUNCTION button, the FUNCTION menu shown on the right display on the screen.
  • Page 17: Time Functions

    Time functions Clock setting and timer on/off functions Clock setting The clock will only work if the TV set if left turned on or in standby. When the set is disconnect from the TIME power supply or is turned off by the main power on the front panel, the clock loses power and will need to be reset when the power is reconnected.
  • Page 18: Sleep Timer And Program Preset

    --:-- REMIND PROG REMIND PROG function Program remind timer, that displays an on-screen reminder prompt, when a program on a different channel is due to start. 1 Press the TIME button to call up the TIME menu on the TIME screen.
  • Page 19: Setup Function

    CHILD LOCK function "ON" NOISE REDUCE MENU FADE CHILD LOCK CALENDAR NOTE: All the control panel buttons on the front of the TV are disabled when CHILD LOCK is turned on. The power switch will still turn the TV set off.
  • Page 20: Avl And Calendar Functions

    NOISE REDUCE AVL function "ON" or "OFF" FADE CHILD LOCK CALENDAR Calendar function FUNCTION Enables the TV sets internal calendar to be set. 1 Press the FUNCTION button , FUNCTION menu shown on FUNCTION the right display on the screen. ENGLISH...
  • Page 21: Position Exchange Function

    Position exchange function Exchange Exchange This feature enables TV programs that may be on a wrong TV channel number to be swapped/exchanged. This feature is very useful when Automatic Search Tuning has been used, to reallocate the found programs to the correct channel numbers.
  • Page 22: Teletext

    Teletext is an information system, broadcast by certain channels, which can be read like a newspaper . It also provides subtitles for people with hearing difficulties or those who are unfamiliar with the language in which a particular program is being broadcast (cable networks, satellite channels, etc.).
  • Page 23 Size Pressing the button changes between full screen top half bottom half full screen. This feature is very useful as it magnifies the image making the characters easier to read. Reveal Pressing the button will reveal hidden text.
  • Page 24: Basic Playback

    There are two different disc sizes. Place the disc in the correct guide on the disc tray. If the disc is out of the guide, it may damage the disc Previous and Next and cause the DVD player to malfunction.
  • Page 25: Advanced Playback

  • Page 26: Special Function Playback

    1. The MPEG-4 discs in market now have many different formats, such as XVID, AVI, DIVX, RM etc. But some discs with "MPEG4" logo in market are not encoded by MPEG technology. It is normal that some of the discs...
  • Page 27 Special Function Playback(Continued) Kodak Picture CD A Kodak Picture CD has the size and shape of a regular CD. You can order a Kodak Picture CD simply by checking the box on the photofinishing envelope when you drop off a roll of film (35 mm or Advanced Photo System (APS) color print film) at the time of processing in Kodak Express store displaying "Kodak...
  • Page 28: Dvd System Setup

    16 9 You may select this if you have a widescreen (16:9) TV . Back bars may still appear above and below the picture even if using a widescreen TV. This is because some film directors prefer to use ultra widescreen aspect ratios e.g.
  • Page 29 ..General Setup Page.. This DVD player includes three kinds of audio output: TV Display 1. SPDlF OFF: An analog surround sound format is output through the Angle Mark back-paneI connections for 2-CH audio out or 5.1 CH audio out. OSD Lang 2.
  • Page 30 DVD System Setup(Continued) DVD System Setup Preference Page The Preference Page is only available when there is no disc in the player. These settings are applied consistently to all discs which are inserted and played. ..Preference Page.. TV TYPE: This player...
  • Page 31 (except password and parental lock status) for this DVD player TV Type Auto Parental back to the manufacturers Password original settings. Press ENTER Reset Default to perform the reset. PLAY/ENTER Note: Some functions may not be available depending on the type of disc.
  • Page 32: Playable Discs

    You cannot play non-standardized discs, even if they may be labeled as above. The performance of CD-R or CD-RW disc is depend on the way of disc-burning. In a few cases, their performance may not be very well or even not playable.
  • Page 33: Disc Protection And Dvd Characteristics

    Disc Protection and DVD Characteristics Compare DVD disc with other discs: SVCD Encode Digital/ Digital/MPEG Digital Digital Analog MPEG method Single- Double Single- Double- side -side side side 650MB 650MB 650MB Capacity single- single double- double- -layer layer layer layer 4.7G...
  • Page 34: Connection To The External Audio And Video Equipment

    Connecting to the other video and audio equipment Connecting to the other video and audio equipment You can attach optional equipment such as another TV or other audio amplification equipment to the scart/digital coaxial sockets at the rear of the set to enjoy higher quality sound and picture.
  • Page 35: Troubleshooting Guide

    2.The TV set must only be repaired by a qualified registered service person. Never attempt to remove the back cover as the TV set has dangerous voltages in side that may cause a fatally or fire. 3. The cabinet may produce the occasional "snapping sound" This is normal and caused by the...
  • Page 36: Specifications

    Specifications The specifications offered you here are only for reference and, with the improvement of the products ,there may be some different between the description and the practicality. Specifications DTA-2198 M o d e l Colour system PAL, NTSC PLAYBACK...

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