Magnavox NB500MGX - Owner's Manual

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    Owner’s Manual NB500MGX A Blu-ray Disc Player Read your Owner’s Manual first for quick tips that make using your Magnavox product more enjoyable. If you have read assistance, you may access our online help at or call 1-800-605-8610 while with your product (and Model / Serial number) ©...

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    Cables used in this connection are as follows: • Audio cable (L/R) x1 (Included) AUDIO OUT • Video cable x1(Included) Manual For more info, please contact 1-800-605-8610 or visit : Please read the supplied Owner's Manual for the detailed instructions.

  • Page 3: Quick Start Guide

    (Please refer to your TV’s owner's manual.) For more info, please contact 1-800-605-8610 or visit : Manual If the TV is connected by an HDMI cable, Please read the supplied Owner's it may take a while for the opening picture Manual for the detailed instructions.

  • Page 4: Safety Instructions

    INTRODUCTION Safety Instructions Model No.: The model and serial numbers of this unit may be found on the cabinet. You should record and retain those numbers for future reference. Serial No.: WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPARATUS TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.

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    INTRODUCTION CAUTION: Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same or equivalent type. WARNING: Batteries (Battery pack or battery installed) shall not be exposed to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire, or the like. LASER SAFETY This apparatus employs a laser.

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    INTRODUCTION Contents Introduction Function Setup Safety Instructions ................2 Using the Setup Menu ..............30 Contents ...................4 Quick..................30 Supplied Accessories ..............5 Custom ..................31 Trademark Information ...............5 Language................32 Features ....................6 Video ...................33 Symbols Used in this Manual ............6 Audio...................35 Front Panel..................7 Parental ................40 Rear Panel..................7 Others..................41 Remote Control................8...

  • Page 7: Supplied Accessories, Trademark Information

    INTRODUCTION Supplied Accessories Owner’s Manual remote control with RCA audio / video cables owner’s manual (EN/ES/FR) quick start guide (EN/ES/FR) (WPZ0102TM018 / (1VMN27476 / 1VMN27477 / batteries (1VMN27473A / (AAx2) (NB826UD) WPZ0102LTE01) 1VMN27474A / 1VMN27475A) 1VMN27478) Trademark Information “BONUSVIEW” is a trademark of Blu-ray Disc Association. HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC.

  • Page 8: Features, Symbols Used In This Manual

    INTRODUCTION Easy and simple connection to your HDTV via Features HDMI Full high-definition video playback Connect this unit to your HDTV with one single HDMI (High- Watch movies in the highest picture quality available for your Definition Multimedia Interface) cable. It is recommended to HDTV.

  • Page 9: Front Panel, Rear Panel

    INTRODUCTION Front Panel 8* 9 OPEN/CLOSE DISC IN STOP PAUSE PLAY STANDBY-ON SD card (*) The unit can also be turned on by pressing these buttons. 7. PAUSE F button 1. Disc tray • Press to pause playback. • Place a disc when opening the disc tray. 8.

  • Page 10: Remote Control

    INTRODUCTION Remote Control 12. SKIP H button • During playback, press once to return to the beginning of the current title, chapter or track. OPEN/ STANDBY-ON DISPLAY HDMI • During playback, press twice to return to the CLOSE previous title, chapter or track. •...

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    INTRODUCTION Installing the Batteries in the Remote Control Using a Remote Control Install the batteries (AAx2) matching the polarity indicated Keep in mind the following when using the remote inside battery compartment of the remote control. control: • Make sure that there are no obstacles between the remote control and the infrared sensor window on the 1) Open the cover.

  • Page 12: Front Panel Display

    INTRODUCTION Front Panel Display * Brightness of the display can be adjusted. Refer to “Panel Display” in “Function Setup” on page 41. 1. Displays playback status icon. Refer to the table below. 2. Displays various kinds of information such as title number, elapsed time, repeat mode, etc. Playback status icon Mode Disc...

  • Page 13: Connection To The Tv

    CONNECTIONS Connection to the TV Choose the appropriate connection, then proceed to the corresponding instruction (A, B or C) on the next page. Best (Supports up to 1080i / 1080p, 1080p24 resolution.) Your TV HDMI IN Go To High HDMI cable Video Definition Audio...

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    CONNECTIONS Connect the cables by following the descriptions below. HDMI Video / Audio Connection Your TV HDMI IN HDMI cable Note • Do not tilt the connector when inserting it into the HDMI jack, and make sure the shapes of the jack and the connector are matched.

  • Page 15: Connection To An Audio System

    CONNECTIONS Connection to an Audio System • When you change the connections, all devices should be turned off. • Refer to the manual accompanying external devices for more information. 2-Channel Analog Audio Connection Digital Audio Connection stereo system AV receiver/amplifier AUDIO IN audio DIGITAL AUDIO INPUT...

  • Page 16: Finding The Video Channel On Your Tv

    CONNECTIONS After you have completed all the connections, you must find the correct video channel (external input channel) on your TV. Finding the Video Channel on Your TV After you have made all the necessary connections, press [STANDBY-ON Q] to turn on the unit.

  • Page 17: Information On Playback

    PLAYBACK Information on Playback Before you start playing back a disc, read the following information. Readable cards Playable files / data Playable Discs and Files SD Memory Card (8 MB - 2 GB) JPEG, picture-in-picture This unit is compatible to play back the following discs / files. SDHC Memory Card (4 GB) commentary, subtitles or To play back a disc / file, make sure that it meets the...

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    PLAYBACK Color Systems On-Screen Display BD-video and DVD-video are recorded in different color You can check information about the current disc by systems throughout the world. The most common color pressing [DISPLAY]. system is NTSC (which is used primarily in the United To call the on-screen display menu, press [DISPLAY] States and Canada).

  • Page 19: Disc Information

    PLAYBACK S Chapter information S Track / File information <Title / Chapter information for BD> 1 / 14 0 : 00: 51 1/10 Current track (file) number / Total number of track (file) <Chapter information for DVD> Elapsed time / Remaining time of the current track Indication of SD Memory Card playback Current repeat setting 3 / 5...

  • Page 20: How To Insert A Disc, Reading The Sd Memory Card

    PLAYBACK How to Insert a Disc Reading the SD Memory Card Press [OPEN/CLOSE A] to open the You can play back the JPEG files in an SD Memory Card. disc tray. With the SD Memory Card, you can also enjoy the special additional contents for BD-ROM Profile 1 ver.1.1 which can Place the disc on the disc tray with its be downloaded from the Internet.

  • Page 21: Selecting The Media Mode

    PLAYBACK Selecting the Media Mode For the playback media to be read by this unit, the correct media mode should be selected. You can switch the media mode by following the steps below. “Media Select” is available only when an SD Memory Card is inserted. In stop mode, press [SETUP].

  • Page 22: Playing Back (bd / Dvd)

    PLAYBACK Playing Back (BD / DVD) Press [STANDBY-ON Q]. Turn on the TV and select the appropriate input on the TV to STANDBY-ON DISPLAY CLOSE which the unit is connected. Insert a disc (refer to page 18 on how to insert a disc). ANGLE Playback may start automatically.

  • Page 23: Playing Back (audio Cd / Jpeg Files)

    PLAYBACK Playing Back (Audio CD / JPEG Files) Using the Title / Disc / Pop-up Menu Before you begin, make sure the correct media mode is Many of BD-video and DVD-video discs contain title menu selected. Refer to “Selecting the Media Mode” on page 19. (BD-video / DVD-video), disc menu (DVD-video) or pop-up menu (BD-video) which guides you through the available functions in the disc.

  • Page 24: Kodak Picture Cd

    PLAYBACK It is recommended that files to be played back in this File information unit are recorded under the following specifications: Current page / Total page number <JPEG> Operation guide: Press [BLUE] to go to the previous • Upper limit : 2,560 x 1,900 dots (sub sampling is page.

  • Page 25: Fast Forward / Fast Reverse, Slow Forward Playback, Step By Step Playback, Repeat Playback

    PLAYBACK Fast Forward / Fast Reverse Step by Step Playback efore egin During playback, press [FWD D] repeatedly In pause mode, press [PAUSE F] repeatedly. for fast forward. Every time you press [PAUSE F], playback will advance one step at a time. During playback, press [REV E] repeatedly for fast reverse.

  • Page 26: A-b Repeat, Program Playback

    PLAYBACK Operation Guide: Press [RED] to go to the previous A-B Repeat page in the track / file list. Press [GREEN] to go to the next page in the track / file list. You can play back the specific part (between point A and Press [BLUE] to go to the point B) repeatedly.

  • Page 27: Random Playback, Rapid Playback, Adjusting The Picture

    PLAYBACK Random Playback Rapid Playback This function shuffles the playback order of tracks / files. This function plays back approximately at 1.3 times the normal playback while keeping the sound output. This In stop mode, press [MODE] twice. function is available only on discs recorded in the Dolby •...

  • Page 28: Virtual Surround, Pip (bonusview) Setting, Camera Angle

    PLAYBACK S Noise reduction (DVD-video only) PIP (BONUSVIEW) Setting Reduces the noise of the playback picture. “Off” : Shows the original picture as recorded. “1” : Executes 3D noise reduction which detects and deletes the noise by comparing each picture Some BD-video have the PIP function which enables you frames.

  • Page 29: Search

    PLAYBACK Search Note • As for the BD-video, how it performs will be strongly Using [SKIP H / G] determined by the disc, and may not perform as described here. During playback, press [SKIP G] to move to the next track / title / chapter / file. Press it repeatedly to skip to subsequent tracks.

  • Page 30: Switching Subtitles, Switching Audio Soundtrack

    PLAYBACK You can select the format of audio and video as you prefer depending on the contents of the disc you are playing back. Switching Subtitles Switching Audio Soundtrack Some BD and DVD may have subtitles in 1 or more Some BD and DVD contain multiple audio streams.

  • Page 31: Setting The Bd Audio Mode

    PLAYBACK Setting the BD Audio Mode Note • The secondary audio will not be output when the secondary video is not displayed or when “BD Audio Mode” is set to “HD Audio Output”. (For some BD, secondary audio will be output even when There are 2 options for the “BD Audio Mode”...

  • Page 32: Using The Setup Menu, Quick

    FUNCTION SETUP Using the Setup Menu In the setup menu you can change the setting for audio, video, language, etc. You cannot change the setting STANDBY-ON CLOSE during playback. Setting items displayed in gray indicates they are not available under the conditions at the time. Quick ANGLE “...

  • Page 33: Custom

    FUNCTION SETUP Custom “ Custom” menu contains all the setting items. STANDBY-ON CLOSE In stop mode, press [SETUP]. Use [K / L] to select , then press ANGLE [OK]. REPEAT Use [K / L] to select your desired setting category, then press [OK]. SEARCH : Language YELLOW...

  • Page 34: Language

    FUNCTION SETUP Language Language Audio Original Subtitle Disc Menu English Player Menu English • To select the setting items and options, refer to “ Custom” on page 31. • “ Quick” menu consists of the setting menus frequently used, and they are accompanied with Setting items Options Audio...

  • Page 35: Video

    FUNCTION SETUP Video Video TV Aspect 16:9 Wide Auto HDMI Video Resolution HDMI Deep Color Auto Component Output 480i Progressive Mode Auto Still Mode Auto • To select the setting items and options, refer to “ Custom” on page 31. •...

  • Page 36: Function Setup

    FUNCTION SETUP Setting items Options Auto*: Still Mode Automatically selects the best resolution setting (“Frame” or “Field”) based on Adjusts picture resolution and quality the data characteristics of the pictures. in still mode. Field: Stabilizes the pictures, although the picture quality may become coarse due to the limited amount of data.

  • Page 37: Audio

    FUNCTION SETUP Audio Audio BD Audio Mode Mix Audio Output HDMI Audio Out HDMI Multi(Normal) Down Sampling • To select the setting items and options, refer to “ Custom” on page 31. • “ Quick” menu consists of the setting menus frequently used, and they are accompanied with Setting items Options BD Audio Mode...

  • Page 38: Hdmi Audio Out Setting

    FUNCTION SETUP HDMI Audio Out Setting When using HDMI connections make “HDMI Audio Out” setting in “Audio” menu according to the specifications of the device to be connected. Refer to page 35. Normally, set it to “HDMI Multi(Normal)” so that the unit automatically picks and outputs the best audio format suited to your connected device.

  • Page 39: Digital Out Setting

    FUNCTION SETUP Digital Out setting When “Audio Mute” is selected in “HDMI Audio Out” setting, HDMI audio signal will be mute and the audio signals output from DIGITAL OUT jack changes depending on “Digital Out” setting. Quick A HDMI Audio Out A Audio Mute A Digital Out Bitstream* : When playing back discs recorded in Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS or DTS-HD, the corresponding core stream (Dolby Digital or DTS) are output.

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    FUNCTION SETUP Speaker setting (Available when you have HDMI cable connected to HDMI OUT jack) This unit allows you to enjoy multi-channel surround sound such as 7.1-channel / 5.1-channel surround. To make the most of its feature, set up your speakers appropriately by referring to the following table. How to navigate through “HDMI Multi(LPCM)”: 1) Use [K / L] to select your desired menu item then press [OK].

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    FUNCTION SETUP Menu Setting items Options Descriptions Channel Level Test Tone: Off* Select “Off” to deactivate “Test Tone”. Tests or sets the “Test Tone” is the test Select “Manual”, then press [OK] to manually Manual volume for each tone which can be set the volume for the desired speaker.

  • Page 42: Parental

    FUNCTION SETUP Parental Ratings control allows you to set a limit, which prevents your children from viewing inappropriate materials. Playback firs will be stopped if the ratings exceed the levels you set, and it will require you to enter a password before playing back the disc.

  • Page 43: Others

    FUNCTION SETUP Others Others Angle Icon Auto Power Off Panel Display Auto Slide Show 5sec HDMI CEC Media Select Disc • To select the setting items and options, refer to “ Custom” on page 31. • “ Quick” menu consists of the setting menus frequently used, and they are accompanied with Setting items Options Angle Icon...

  • Page 44: Initialize

    FUNCTION SETUP Initialize Initialize the setting or SD Memory Card. In stop mode, press [SETUP]. STANDBY-ON CLOSE Use [K / L] to select , then press ANGLE [OK]. REPEAT Use [K / L] to select a desired option, then press [OK]. SEARCH “Setup”: Resets the setup menu to the default.

  • Page 45: Troubleshooting

    OTHERS Troubleshooting If the unit does not perform properly when operated as instructed in this manual, check the unit, consulting the following checklist. Problem Solution No power - Check if the AC cord is properly connected. - Unplug the AC cord once, and wait for 5-10 seconds and then plug it in again. No sound or picture - Check if the connected TV is turned on.

  • Page 46: Glossary

    OTHERS Glossary Analog Audio Dolby TrueHD An electrical signal that directly represents sound. Dolby TrueHD is a lossless coding technology developed Compare this to digital audio which can be an electrical for next generation optical discs. Blu-ray Disc supports 7.1 signal, but is an indirect representation of sound.

  • Page 47: Language Code List

    OTHERS Language Code List Language Code Language Code Language Code Language Code French [FRE] 5264 Macedonian 5957 Siswat 6565 Abkhazian 4748 Frisian 5271 Malagasy 5953 Slovak [SLO] 6557 Afar 4747 Galician 5358 Malay 5965 Slovenian 6558 Afrikaans 4752 Georgian 5747 Malayalam 5958 Somali...

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    OTHERS General Signal system NTSC color Power requirements 120 V AC, 60 Hz Power consumption 22 W (standby: 0.5 W) Dimensions (width x height x depth) 17.2 x 2.4 x 12.0 inches (435 x 59 x 303 mm) Weight 6.7 lbs. (3.0 kg) Operating temperature 41°F (5°C) to 104°F (40°C) Operating humidity...

  • Page 49: Maintenance

    Do not attempt to playback such discs, as they may inside. Turn off, unplug the power plug, and please damage the unit. contact 1-800-605-8610 or visit : IR signal check Cleaning the cabinet • If the remote control is not working properly, you can use an AM radio or digital camera (including a cellular phone •...

  • Page 50: Limited Warranty

    CORP. will not reimburse you for any service done by unauthorized service providers without prior written approval. To locate your nearest AUTHORIZED SERVICE CENTER or for general service inquiries, please contact us at: FUNAI SERVICE CORPORATION Customer Service Tel: 1-800-605-8610 2200 Spiegel Drive, Groveport, OH 43125 E5K22UD Printed in China 1VMN27473A...

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