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PIONEER NEW MEDIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
CLD-V5000
CLD-V5000
LASERDISC/COMPACT DISC PLAYER
LEVEL III
U S E R ' S
M A N U A L
PROGRAMMER'S REFERENCE GUIDE
Pioneer Technical Publication
TP 121 V. 1.1
3/96

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  • Page 1 PIONEER NEW MEDIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. CLD-V5000 CLD-V5000 LASERDISC/COMPACT DISC PLAYER LEVEL III U S E R ’ S M A N U A L PROGRAMMER’S REFERENCE GUIDE Pioneer Technical Publication TP 121 V. 1.1 3/96...
  • Page 2 Addendum - CLD-V5000 Level III User’s Manual 01-0997 Correction - Measurements PAGE 1-2, SECOND PARAGRAPH, SECOND SENTENCE reads Dimensions in inches: 12-5/8” (w) x 15-11/16” (d) x 5-1/16” (h). Should read Dimensions in inches: 16-7/16” (W) x 15-7/16” (L) x 5-1/16” (H).
  • Page 3: Cld-V5000 Level Iii Documentation

    Please fill out the Registration Form on the next page and return it to the Pioneer address below to insure that you receive updated versions of the Level III Manual for the CLD-V5000, and related support materials as they become available.
  • Page 4 CLD-V5000 Level III • REGISTRATION FORM CLD-V5000 Level I & III Documentation For Computer Control Registration Form Name: Title: Company: Address: City: State: Zip: Phone: Date: Comments: Please return this Registration Form and any comments you might have about this manual to: Pioneer New Media Technologies, Inc.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    CLD-V5000 Level III • Table Of Contents CLD-V5000 LEVEL III DOCUMENTATION For Computer Control Note to Users User Registration Form CONTENTS 1. Introduction ................1 - 1 1.1 Scope of Level III Manual ........1 - 1 1.2 Features of the CLD-V5000 ........
  • Page 6 Table of Contents • CLD-V5000 Level III 3.7 Level III Command Descriptions ......3 - 11 3.7.1 Player Control Commands ......3 - 11 Door Open OP........3 - 11 Door Close CO ........3 - 11 Reject RJ ..........
  • Page 7: Cld-V5000 Level Iii • Table Of Contents

    CLD-V5000 Level III • Table of Contents 3.7 Level III Command Descriptions (cont.) .7.4 Request Commands (cont.) 34) Track Number Request ?R ....... 3 - 32 35) Index Number Request ?I ......3 - 33 36) Block Number Request ?B .......
  • Page 8: Scope Of Level Iii Manual

    CLD-V5000 Level III • Chapter One 1 Introduction Please refer first to the Operating Instructions packaged with the CLD-V5000, for essential information about player operation and safety. 1.1 Scope Of Level III Manual This manual is a reference guide to assist programmers and developers in using the Pioneer Industrial Combination LaserDisc/Compact Disc Player, Model CLD-V5000 under computer control.
  • Page 9 • Composite Video or RF Modulated Video outputs provide for connection to a video or TV monitor. • The CLD-V5000 player can be used for Level I or Level III control of LaserDiscs (LDs), compact audio discs (CDs) or compact video discs (CDVs).
  • Page 10: Chapter Highlights

    Function Switches. Chapter Three — External Computer Control — Level III This chapter explains how commands are sent to the CLD-V5000 from an external computer to control playback of LDs or CDs. It also describes error messages that may be returned, the default settings, a basic list of Level III commands and descriptions of each command.
  • Page 11: Internal Operations

    This chapter provides an overview of the player’s internal operations — Operating Modes and the player’s Active States; RS-232C Interface, and Function Switches. Before developing or presenting programs on the CLD-V5000 the user should read this chapter and become familiar with the operational basics. (See Appendix B, C, and D for details on CLD-V5000 Interface Cable Specifications, Internal Player Controls and Internal Player Registers.
  • Page 12: Operating Modes

    Chapter Two • CLD-V5000 Level II Operating Modes P O W E R — O N Test Mode Turn ON (1) Bit 7 of Reg C. Not required for normal player operation; used primarily by service center personnel for servicing the player.
  • Page 13: Rs-232C Interface

    Appendix B , Interface Cable Specifications. 2.2 .1 RS-232C Interface Connector The CLD-V5000 can be controlled by a computer connected to the RS-232C port on the back of the player. This section gives specific information about: 1.) The RS- 232C Connector, 2.) The pin outs of the Serial Interface, 3.) Signal Characteristics,...
  • Page 14 CLD-V5000 Level III • Chapter Two 3) The Serial Interface The Signal Level The signal level for the RS-232C is 12v. The Data type Parity bit No parity. Data length : 8 bits. Stop bit 1 bit. 1 START + 8 DATA + 1 STOP...
  • Page 15 Chapter Two • CLD-V5000 Level II 4) Connection to a Computer The player can be connected to a computer via the RS-232C port as shown below. It is connected with three lines: One line transmits commands from the computer to the player to control operations. Another line transmits status responses from the player to the computer.
  • Page 16: Function Switches

    CLD-V5000 Level II • Chapter Two 2.3 Function Switches The CLD-V5000 videodisc player has eight physical dip-switches on the rear panel of the player (See Figure 2-G below.) The switches are set as follows when the player is shipped from the factory: Switch 1 and 4 are DOWN (ON) and Switch 2, 3, 5, 6, 7and 8 are UP (OFF).
  • Page 17: Command And Status

    3 External Computer Control — Level III This chapter describes the computer control protocol and specific commands used for Level III control of the CLD-V5000 player. To attach a computer to the player via the RS-232 port, refer to Appendix C, Interface Cable Specifications. and see page 2-4 and 2-6 for information about setting the Baud Rate.
  • Page 18 The length of the command line is limited to the buffer size. For the CLD-V5000 the length of a command string is limited to 20 characters. The <CR> or <LF> are not included in the buffer size.
  • Page 19: Error Messages

    CLD-V5000 Level III ¥ Chapter Three Status Reporting Automatic Status Auto-Completion Message Error Indication Message Request Status Figure 3-B 3.2 Error Messages Code Message Meaning Communication error Communication line error, framing error, buffer overflow error. Feature not available Non-usable function has been tried.
  • Page 20: Initial Settings

    Chapter Three ¥ CLD-V5000 Level III 3.3 Initial Settings The internal registers and switches are set to the following conditions when power is turned on. The settings are not re-initialized when the player is put into Park or Door Open Mode. Do not forget to set them to the parameters needed when creating an application program.
  • Page 21: Level Iii Commands For Ld & Cd Control

    CLD-V5000 Level III ¥ Chapter Three 3.4 Level III Commands for LD & CD Control The following commands are available in Level III with the CLD-V5000 player. Check marks indicate whether the command functions during LD or CD playback. The page number refers to the page that contains a detailed description and examples of how to use the specific command.
  • Page 22 Figure 3-E (continued from previous page) See Appendix A for Alphabetical Listing of all Level III commands. Also included are separate lists of all LD and CD commands available on the CLD-V5000. CLD-V5000 Level III UserÕs Manual TP 121 v. 1.0...
  • Page 23: Command Formats

    CLD-V5000 Level III ¥ Chapter Three 3.5 Command Formats Level III commands on the CLD-V5000 are expressed as ÒCommand MnemonicsÓ, so they are easy to remember. ÒCommand MnemonicsÓ are also used for Level III control of the CLD-V2800, CLD-V2600, CLD-V2400, LD-V8000, LD-V4400; the LD-V2200, &...
  • Page 24 Chapter Three ¥ CLD-V5000 Level III 2) Integer Ñ This indicates that the argument should be an integer number. The value is used to set a control register to some specified value or condition. N1 N2 N3 N4 N5 minimum = 00000 » maximum = 65535 NOTE: The maximum value used to set a control register is 255.
  • Page 25: Status Returns

    CLD-V5000 Level III ¥ Chapter Three 3.6 Status Returns The player can return codes to the computer indicating certain status conditions: 1) Completion Message The completion message used in Automatic Status is ÒRÓ. R <C/R> 2) Error Message The error message is indicated by the letter ÒEÓ followed by a two-character error number.
  • Page 26 Chapter Three ¥ CLD-V5000 Level III 4) Timing The timing from the receipt of a command to the return of the status value is as follows: ¥ T1 is the time from the receipt of <C/R> at the end of the command string to the start of command execution, and is within a maximum of 20 ms.
  • Page 27: Level Iii Command Descriptions

    3.7 Level III Command Descriptions This section of the manual contains a detailed explanation of each Level III command available for use when controlling the CLD-V5000 from an external computer or controller. The format used to describe each command is as follows:...
  • Page 28 Chapter Three ¥ CLD-V5000 Level III 3) REJECT LD/CD Function: Disc rotation is stopped. Format: Explanation: If this command is sent when the player is in Random Access Mode or Setup Mode, the Reject Mode starts and disc rotation stops. When disc rotation completely stops, the completion status is returned, and the player enters Park.
  • Page 29 CLD-V5000 Level III ¥ Chapter Three LD/CD PLAY Function: Pictures and sound are played back. Format: (Address) Explanation: 1) If this command is sent when the player is in Random Access Mode, video and audio are played at normal speed. Play Mode is the only mode in which sound is automatically reproduced with video on LaserDiscs.
  • Page 30 Chapter Three ¥ CLD-V5000 Level III Execution #4: * Pause Mode (LDs-CLV) FR 2 0 2 8 0 4 P L <CR> * Plays to 20 min., 28 sec., 04 frames and enters Pause R<C/R> NOTE: The On-Screen Display will only show 20:28 but if a ?F is issued, the player will return the extended time number: 202804.
  • Page 31 CLD-V5000 Level III ¥ Chapter Three 8) STEP FORWARD LD (CAV Only) 9) STEP REVERSE LD (CAV Only) Function: Pictures are moved one frame forward or reverse. Format: S F - STEP FORWARD S R - STEP REVERSE Explanation: If this command is sent to the player when it is in Random Access Mode, the pictures will move one frame forward or reverse, and then Still Mode occurs.
  • Page 32: Important Note

    Chapter Three ¥ CLD-V5000 Level III 12) MULTI-SPEED FORWARD LD (CAV Only) 13) MULTI-SPEED REVERSE LD (CAV Only) Function: Playing is done at the speed set in the speed register. Format: (Address) M F - MULTI-SPEED FORWARD (Address) M R - MULTI-SPEED REVERSE...
  • Page 33 R <C/R> * 1/4 speed Multi-Speed play * NOTE: 2SP plays one frame every second (Step 1) on the CLD-V5000, and on the CLD-V2800/2600/2400. Similarly, 2SP sets a Step 1 to play one frame every second on the Pioneer LD-V2200, LD-V4400 and LD-V8000. Early versions of the CLD-V2400 played 1 frame every three seconds (Step 3) if a 0SP or 1SP were sent to the player.
  • Page 34 Chapter Three ¥ CLD-V5000 Level III 15) SEARCH LD/CD Function: Search to disc location specified by the address value. Format: Address Explanation: The specified address is written in the Search Register as indicated by the address flag. When the search is started, the Search Register address is compared with the current address and the pickup is moved so that the difference becomes 0.
  • Page 35 CLD-V5000 Level III ¥ Chapter Three NOTE: This last example will display 26:20 on the front panel and on-screen display, but if a ?F <CR> is sent to the player via computer, the player will return 26:20:12, the minutes, seconds, & frame number.
  • Page 36 Chapter Three • CLD-V5000 Level III 16) STOP MARKER LD/CD Function: Stop marker is set to the specified address. Format: Address Explanation: The specified address is written in the Mark Frame/Time/Block Register or Mark Chapter/Track Register as indicated by the address flag, and the completion status “R”...
  • Page 37 CLD-V5000 Level III • Chapter Three 17) FRAME SET Function: Address flag is set to “frame.” Format: Explanation: When a CAV LaserDisc is playing, this command sets the address flag to “frame” prior to searches. The player recognizes this address flag until a command indicating a different one is sent.
  • Page 38 Chapter Three • CLD-V5000 Level III 19) TIME SET LD (CLV Only) & CD Function: Address flag is set to “time.” Format: Explanation: If this command is sent when a CLV LaserDisc or a CD is being played, the address flag is set to “time,” and the subsequent addresses to be handled are evaluated as time numbers.
  • Page 39: Index Set

    CLD-V5000 Level III • Chapter Three 21) INDEX SET Function: Address flag is set to “index.” Format: Explanation: If this command is sent, the address flag is set to “index,” when a CD is playing and the subsequent addresses to be handled are evaluated as index numbers of a specific track.
  • Page 40 Chapter Three • CLD-V5000 Level III 23) CLEAR LD/CD Function: To clear a value entry or a player mode. Format: Explanation: 1) Contents of the digit buffer (input value) are cleared. Immediately, the completion status is returned. 2) Search, Auto Stop, Auto Stop Multi-Speed or Stop Marker Mode are released.
  • Page 41: Player Control Switch Commands

    CLD-V5000 Level III • Chapter Three 3.7.2 Player Control Switch Commands 25) AUDIO CONTROL LD/CD Function: The audio output condition is selected. Format: Integer Explanation: The contents of the Audio Control Register are rewritten. The completion status is returned immediately. The relationship...
  • Page 42 Chapter Three • CLD-V5000 Level III Audio Control Register ARG. FUNCTION ANALOG CH1 ANALOG CH2 ANALOG STEREO DIGITAL CH1 DIGITAL CH2 DIGITAL STEREO Figure 3-K CAUTION: If a disc contains only FUNCTION analog or only digital audio, S6 Analog Audio Only...
  • Page 43 CLD-V5000 Level III • Chapter Three Video Control Diagram Squelch Switch Video Switch Video Video Out Demodulator Squelch Control Video Control Figure 3-M Execution: * Video Switch = ON O V D <C/R> R <C/R> * Video Switch = OFF...
  • Page 44: Display Control Commands

    Chapter Three • CLD-V5000 Level III 3.7.3 Display Control 28) DISPLAY CONTROL LD/CD Function: Character display is turned ON/OFF. Format: Integer Explanation: Contents of the Display Control Register are displayed. The initial value of the register is 0 and the display switch is OFF.
  • Page 45 CLD-V5000 Level III • Chapter Three 29) CLEAR SCREEN LD/CD Function: The characters shown in the User Display Area are cleared. Format: Explanation: Characters on all of the lines are cleared. To clear only a particular line, overwrite the line with spaces by means of the PR command.
  • Page 46 Register A is set to ON (4RA). First, specify the line number using an integer. (Lines 0-9 are selectable on the CLD-V5000.) After the command character PR is entered, it is terminated with the <C/R> code. In the next command line, specify the character string.
  • Page 47: Request Commands

    CLD-V5000 Level III • Chapter Three 3.7.4 Request Commands 31) FRAME NUMBER REQUEST Function: The frame number which is currently being played is returned. Format: Explanation: Contents of the current Frame Register are returned. During playback of a CAV disc, a 5-digit frame number is returned.
  • Page 48: Time Number Request ?T

    Chapter Three • CLD-V5000 Level III 33) TIME NUMBER REQUEST LD (CLV Only) & CD Function: The time number indicating the current disc address is returned when a CLV LaserDisc or when a CD is played. Format: Explanation: Contents of the current Time Register are returned.
  • Page 49 CLD-V5000 Level III • Chapter Three 35) INDEX NUMBER REQUEST Function: The index number which is currently being played is returned. Format: Explanation: Contents of the Index Number Register are returned. The index number is returned with the track number as a 4-digit integer: track number (01-99) and index number (00-99).
  • Page 50 Chapter Three • CLD-V5000 Level III The current track, index and P-time (elapsed time of current track) are returned together as a 10-digit integer. If this command is used when playing the disc at normal speed, the block numbers are renewed even while communication is taking place.
  • Page 51 CLD-V5000 Level III • Chapter Three 39) PLAYER ACTIVE MODE REQUEST LD/CD Function: The value representing the current active mode of the player is returned. Format: Explanation: Active modes are returned according to the classification shown in the following table. This command is useful in confirming whether the player has already been started and placed in Random Access Mode.
  • Page 52 Chapter Three • CLD-V5000 Level III 40) DISC STATUS REQUEST Function: Attributes of the disc being played are returned. Format: Explanation: Status information concerning the disc is returned in the following format. If this command is sent while a CD is playing, an error code, E04, is returned.
  • Page 53 Player’s model number is returned. Format: Explanation: The model number of the CLD-V5000 is returned as: P1542XX. First 3 characters (P15) indicate the player is a Pioneer LaserDisc Player. The next two characters (42 in the example above) indicate the player series or model number. The last two digits...
  • Page 54 Explanation: Contents of the communication control register (CCR) are rewritten. For the CLD-V5000, the Automatic Status can be selected ON or OFF. When Automatic Status is ON the Player returns an “R” upon execution of a command, when it is OFF, it does not.
  • Page 55 * CD Track and Index numbers are processed in the Chapter Register. CD Block numbers are processed as part of the time number in the Frame/Time Register. The display positions on the screen for the CLD-V5000 are pictured below: Frame #(CAV) or Time # (CLV LaserDisc or CD)
  • Page 56 Chapter Three • CLD-V5000 Level III Line 0 is used for displaying chapter, frame, time and track numbers. Chapter (CAV or CLV) (2) Frame (CAV) or Time (CLV) (5) Track-Index (CD) (4) Time or Time+ Block (CD) (4 or 6)
  • Page 57 CLD-V5000 Level III • Chapter Three Execution: * Display OFF, CAV LaserDisc is in the tray 1DS <C/R> R <C/R> * Display ON - Frame, Chapter Display 1RA <C/R> R <C/R> * Only frame number is displayed 4RA <C/R> R <C/R>...
  • Page 58 Chapter Three • CLD-V5000 Level III 47) REGISTER C SET LD/CD Function: Changes the current setting of Register C. (Miscellaneous) Format: Integer Explanation: When power is turned ON, and SW 4 is set ON/DOWN, the Side Repeat function of Register C is set to ON. If Function Switch 5 on the rear panel of the player is ON (DOWN), the Load Start and Power-On Start functions of Register C are also set to ON.
  • Page 59 CLD-V5000 Level III • Chapter Three 48) REGISTER E SET LD/CD Function: Changes the current setting of Register E. (Repeat) Format: Integer Explanation: When power is turned ON, and SW 4 is set ON/DOWN, the Repeat Function of Register E is set to 1/ON. When Switch 5 is ON/DOWN the Both Sides Function of Register E is set to 1/ON.
  • Page 60 CLD-V5000 Level III • Chapter Three 49) REGISTER A REQUEST LD/CD Function: Returns the contents of Register A. (Display) Format: Explanation: Returns detailed attributes of Register A in the following format: <C/R> Frame number display 1 = ON; 0 = OFF Chapter number display 1 = ON;...
  • Page 61 Chapter Three • CLD-V5000 Level III 51) REGISTER C REQUEST LD/CD Function: Returns the contents of Register C. (Miscellaneous) Format: Explanation: Returns function switch setting data in the following format: C1 <C/R> Repeat 1: ON 0: 0FF Load Start 1: ON...
  • Page 62 CLD-V5000 Level III • Chapter Three 3.7.7 Input/Output Device Control Commands 53) INPUT UNIT REQUEST LD/CD Function: Reports input data from the remote control unit. Format: Explanation: The RCU input data is always returned as two ASCII-HEX codes. After several buttons are pressed, the latest digit will be returned.
  • Page 63 Chapter Three • CLD-V5000 Level III 3.7.8 Dual Side Play Commands 55) W Side Select Function: Pauses at the beginning of the program area of the disc side specified. Format: Integer WS Explanation: When this command is input during Open, Park or Reject Mode,...
  • Page 64 Chapter Four • CLD-V5000 Level I & III 55) W Side Status Request LD Function: Returns information indicating the currently played back side. Format: Explanation: Returns the currently played back side in the following format: W00 <CR> = Side A W01 <CR>...
  • Page 65 Chapter Three • CLD-V5000 Level III 3.7.9 Other Command 57) Picture Stop Disable Function: Enables or disables picture stops encoded on a CAV LaserDisc. Format: Integer PS Explanation: The default is picture stop enabled (0PS). By sending a1PS command, however, picture stops can be disabled or over-ridden so the disc can be played through without interruption.
  • Page 66 Appendix A: Level III Commands for the CLD-V5000 • LD & CD Command List • LD Command List • CD Comand List APPENDIX CLD-V5000 LEVEL III USER’S MANUAL Programmer’s Reference Guide CLD-V5000 Level I & III User’s Manual TP 121...
  • Page 67 Index Set 3-23 Block Set 3-23 Clear 3-24 Lead Out Symbol 3-24 Control Switch Commands Audio Control Integer 3-25 Video Control Integer 3-25 Key Lock Integer 3-27 Appendix A Level III Commands for CLD-V5000 TP 121 v. 1.0 • 1/96...
  • Page 68 Input Unit Request 3-46 Input Number Wait 3-46 Other LD Commands W Side Select Integer 3-47 — W Side Status Request 3-48 — Picture Stop Disable Integer 3-49 — Appendix A Level III Commands for CLD-V5000 TP 121 v. 1.1 • 3/96...
  • Page 69 Level III Commands for CLD-V5000 — LD Command Mnemonic Page Player Control Commands Door Open 3-11 Door Close 3-11 Reject 3-12 Start 3-12 Play (Address) PL 3-13 Pause 3-14 Still 3-14 Step Forward 3-15 Step Reverse 3-15 Scan Forward 3-15...
  • Page 70 Level III Commands for CLD-V5000 — LD (cont.) Command Mnemonic Page Display Control Commands Display Control Integer 3-28 Clear Screen 3-29 Print Character Integer 3-30 Request Control Commands Frame Number Request 3-31 Chapter Number Request 3-31 Time Request 3-32 Track Number Request...
  • Page 71 Level III Commands for CLD-V5000 — CD Command Mnemonic Page Player Control Commands Door Open 3-11 Door Close 3-11 Reject 3-12 Start 3-12 Play (Address) PL 3-13 Pause 3-14 Scan Forward 3-15 Scan Reverse 3-15 Search Address SE 3-18 Stop Marker...
  • Page 72 Level III Commands for CLD-V5000 — CD (cont.) Command Mnemonic Page Request Control Commands Time Request 3-32 Track Number Request 3-32 Index Number Request 3-33 Block Number Request 3-33 P-Block Number Request 3-33 TOC Information Request 3-34 Player Active Mode Request...
  • Page 73 Appendix B: CLD-V5000 Interface Cable Specifications APPENDIX CLD-V5000 LEVEL III USER’S MANUAL Programmer’s Reference Guide CLD-V5000 Level III User’s Manual TP 121 v. 1.0 • 1/96...
  • Page 74 LD-V4400, LD-V8000, LD-V4200, LD-V2200 videodisc players to the IBM InfoWindow. However, the CC-03 can also be used to interface the above videodisc players to Pioneer’s UC-V102 Videodisc Controller and, with a 25-pin female-to-female adapter, to an IBM PC or compatible that supports a 25-pin RS-232C port.
  • Page 75 Interface Cable Specifications Connecting the CLD-V5000 to Macintosh and Apple II Computers The CLD-V5000 uses the following cables to attach to the computers listed below: Computer Pioneer Cable # Connection Macintosh Plus, SE, II & Apple IIGS CC - 04...
  • Page 76 Appendix C: CLD-V5000 Internal Player Controls APPENDIX CLD-V5000 LEVEL III USER’S MANUAL Programmer’s Reference Guide CLD-V5000 Level III User’s Manual TP 121 v. 1.0 • 1/96...
  • Page 77 The communication control block is divided into eleven units. It analyzes commands sent via various input methods, and executes the commands. Front Panel Buttons The CLD-V5000 has these buttons on the front panel: POWER ON, CD-OPEN/CLOSE, LD-OPEN/CLOSE, PLAY/PAUSE, STILL/STEP FORWARD & REVERSE, SKIP/SCAN FORWARD& REVERSE, and STOP .
  • Page 78 The CLD-V2800 can generate character signals to be superimposed on the video signals displayed by the player. Character data is sent from the command processor to the character generator. The CLD-V5000 can generate characters on Lines 0-9, ten lines with up to 20 characters each.
  • Page 79 P L A Y E R C O N T R O L B L O C K AUDIO SERVO VIDEO CONTROL CONTROL CONTROL FOCUS TRACKING SPINDLE SLIDER SERVO SERVO SERVO SERVO Appendix C CLD-V5000 Internal Player Controls TP 121 v. 1.0 • 1/96...
  • Page 80 CLD-V5000 Internal Player Controls Independent Command Processor The CLD-V5000 player can be controlled by several different methods: From the Front Panel Buttons, the Remote Control Unit or Barcode Reader (Level I) or from an external computer via the RS-232 port (Level III).
  • Page 81 If they match, the player automatically holds a still frame or pauses at a specific time location. Appendix C CLD-V5000 Internal Player Controls TP 121 v. 1.0 • 1/96...
  • Page 82 20 characters on up to 10 lines for the user. REG. A to REG. E These are switches used to set specific CLD-V5000 functions. The settings for Repeat and Baud Rates of 4800 or 1200 and Background color are read into Registers from the Function Switches at power-ON.
  • Page 83 Appendix D: CLD-V5000 Internal Player Registers APPENDIX CLD-V5000 LEVEL III USER’S MANUAL Programmer’s Reference Guide CLD-V5000 Level III User’s Manual TP 121 v. 1.0 • 1/96...
  • Page 84 These values are set in the respective registers of the player. The following figure shows a model of the internal registers of the CLD-V5000. It illustrates the relationship between the registers. This model is helpful in understanding the initial state of a particular register or how a given command changes the contents of a register.
  • Page 85 Transmits LaserBarcode compatible data from among the data input by remote control. 10. Serial-Use Address Flag Under serial command, this flag specifies whether the address is assigned as a chapter, track, frame, time, block or index. Appendix D CLD-V5000 Internal Player Registers TP 121 v. 1.0 • 1/96...
  • Page 86 19. Display Control The frame number and chapter character display ON/OFF switch. 20. Register A, Register B, Register C and Register E These switches set special functions of the CLD-V5000. Appendix D CLD-V5000 Internal Player Registers TP 121 v. 1.0 • 1/96...
  • Page 87 Appendix E: CLD-V5000 Sequential Playback APPENDIX CLD-V5000 LEVEL III USER’S MANUAL Programmer’s Reference Guide CLD-V5000 Level III User’s Manual TP 121 v. 1.0 • 1/96...
  • Page 88 CLD-V5000 Sequential Playback Two or more CLD-V5000 players can be connected via the RS-232 ports for continuous sequential playback of discs. The following explains how to set up two or more CLD-V5000 players for sequential playback. 1. Connections The following figures show the RS-232C pin connections for sequential playback.
  • Page 89 CLD-V5000 Sequential Playback 2. Function SW Settings Set the function switches on the back of each CLD-5000 to be connected in a sequenctial playback series as follows: • SW1, 2: BAUD Rate All players must be set to the same baud rate for sequential playback. See pg 2-4 & 2-6.
  • Page 90 Appendix F: Additional Notes APPENDIX CLD-V5000 LEVEL III USER’S MANUAL Programmer’s Reference Guide CLD-V5000 Level III User’s Manual TP 121 v. 1.0 • 1/96...
  • Page 91 If the video area of a CDV has been recorded using the PAL system, sound only will be reproduced when it is played on a CLD-V5000. (The disc is treated as a CD.) The CLD-V5000 does not support the ?U command, allowing access to the Standard User’s Code that may be encoded on LDs.
  • Page 92 PIONEER NEW MEDIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. EAST CENTRAL WEST Sales Office Sales Office Corporate Headquarters, Sales, 600 East Crescent Avenue 1263 Hamilton Parkway Marketing & Technical Support Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458-1827 Itasca, IL 60143 2265 E. 220th St., Long Beach, CA 90810...