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  • Page 1 Read this manual first! Congratulations on purchasing this Philips product. We’ve included everything you need to get started. If you have any problems, Philips representatives can help you get the most from your new product by explaining: • Hookups, • First time setup, and •...
  • Page 2 Important notes for users in the CAUTION U.K. Use of controls or adjustments or Mains plug performance of procedures other than This apparatus is fitted with an approved 13 herein may result in hazardous Amp plug. To change a fuse in this type of plug radiation exposure or other unsafe proceed as follows: operation.
  • Page 3 Advarsel: Usynlig laserstråling ved Luokan 1 laserlaite åbning når sikkerhedsafbrydere er ude Varoitus! Laitteen käyttäminen muulla kuin tässä käyttöohjeessa af funktion. Undgå utsættelse for mainitulla tavalla saattaa altistaa stråling. käyttäjän turvallisuusluokan 1 Bemærk: Netafbryderen er sekundært ylittävälle näkymättömälle indkoblet og ofbryder ikke strømmen lasersäteilylle.
  • Page 4: General Information

    CD-Audio copy protection or enhanced CD-Audio protection recently available on certain discs, DivX, DivX Certified, and Philips is unable to guarantee that associated logos are this DVD Player is fully compatible trademarks of with such new discs. Should you have...
  • Page 5 Index English --------------------------------------- 6 Français ------------------------------------ 33 Deutsch ------------------------------------ 61 Nederlands ------------------------------- 89 CAUTION VISIBLE AND INVISIBLE LASER RADIATION WHEN OPEN. AVOID EXPOSURE TO BEAM. ADVARSEL SYNLIG OG USYNLIG LASERSTRÅLING VED ÅBNING UNDGÅ UDSÆTTELSE FOR STRÅLING VARNING SYNLIG OCH OSYNLIG LASERSTRÅLNING NÄR DENNA DEL ÄR ÖPPNAD BETRAKTA EJ STRÅLEN VARO!
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Contents Repeat A-B ..........18 Introduction Time Search ........... 18 Supplied accessories ........7 Special DVD features ....... 19 Region Codes ..........7 Playing a Title ......... 19 Care and safety information ..... 7 Camera Angle ........19 Changing the Audio Language ... 19 Connections Changing the Audio Channel .....
  • Page 7: Supplied Accessories

    Region 2 in order to play on this Player. 10 cm (4 inches) You cannot play Discs that are labeled for PHILIPS 10 cm 10 cm other regions. (4 inches) (4 inches) DVD Home Cinema System...
  • Page 8: Connections

    Connections Basic Connections Connecting TV Please refer to the instruction books of IMPORTANT! your TV, VCR, Stereo or other devices as – You only need to make one video necessary to make the best connections. connection from the following The following guidelines are options for options, depending on the the best picture and sound quality capabilities of your TV system.
  • Page 9: Using Cvbs Jack

    Connections Connecting the power cord Back of TV RIGHT AUDIO IN VIDEO IN LEFT AUDIO IN COMPONENT VIDEO IN S-VIDEO Pr/Cr AUDIO ~ AC MAINS Pb/Cb VIDEO IN TO TV TO TV AUDIO IN VIDEO IN VIDEO COAXIAL TV OUT Using Composite Video jack (CVBS) After everything is connected Use the composite video cable (yellow)
  • Page 10: Optional : Connecting To An Audio System

    Connections Optional : Connecting to an Optional : Connecting Digital AV Audio System Receiver STEREO AV Receiver LEFT AUDIO IN COAXIAL IN RIGHT AUDIO IN TO Digital AV Receiver TO STEREO AUDIO IN DIGITAL AUDIO IN VIDEO VIDEO COAXIAL COAXIAL TV OUT TV OUT Stereo system has Dolby Pro Logic...
  • Page 11: Functional Overview

    Functional Overview Front and Rear Panels 9 STOP – To stop playback T NEXT STANDBY-ON B – To search or select next chapter or track – To switch the DVD Player to Standby 2; PLAY/PAUSE mode or ON – To start or interrupt playback Disc tray PREV S OPEN/CLOSE /...
  • Page 12: Remote Control

    Functional Overview Remote Control POWER B RETURN / TITLE – To go back to previous menu / – To switch the DVD player to show title menu standby mode or ON DISC MENU 0-9 numerical key pad – Enters or exits the disc contents –...
  • Page 13: Getting Started

    Getting Started Step 1: Inserting batteries into the Remote Control Open the battery compartment. Insert two batteries type R06 or AA, following the indications (+-) inside the compartment. Close the cover. Using the Remote Control to operate the Player Aim the Remote Control directly at the remote sensor (iR) on the front panel.
  • Page 14: Step 2: Setting Up The Tv

    Turn on the TV and set to the correct should match. video-in channel. You should see the blue Philips DVD background screen on the Usually these channels are between the lowest and highest channels and may be called FRONT, A/V IN, or VIDEO. See your TV manual for more details.
  • Page 15: Step 3: Setting Language Preference

    Getting Started Step 3: Setting language Setting the Audio, Subtitle and Disc preference menu language You can select your own preferred language settings.This DVD system will automatically switch to the language for you whenever you load a disc. If the language selected is not available on the disc, the disc’s default language will be used instead.
  • Page 16: Disc Operations

    Press STANDBY-ON on the DVD Player – Digital Video Discs + Recordable(DVD+R) front panel. – Digital Video Discs + Rewritable(DVD+RW) You should see the blue Philips DVD – Compact Discs (CDs) background screen on the TV. – MP3 disc on CD-R(W): –...
  • Page 17: Using The Disc Menu

    Disc Operations Using the Disc Menu Basic playback controls Depending on the disc, a menu may Unless otherwise stated, all operations appear on the TV screen once you load described are based on Remote Control the disc. use. To select a playback feature or item Pausing playback Use the 1 2 3 4 or numeric keypad DVD VCD...
  • Page 18: Zoom

    Disc Operations Zoom DVD VCD JPEG Time Search DVD VCD Zooming allows you to enlarge the video The Time Search function allows you to image during playback. start playback at any chosen time on the Press ZOOM during playback to select disc.
  • Page 19: Special Dvd Features

    Disc Operations Special DVD Features Special VCD & SVCD Features Playing a Title Playback Control (PBC) Press DISC MENU. For VCD with Playback Control (PBC) The disc title menu appears on the TV feature (version 2.0 only) screen. In stop mode, press DISC MENU to Use 341 2 keys or numeric keypad toggle between ‘PBC ON’...
  • Page 20: Preview

    Disc Operations 3. TRACK VCD SVCD Preview Reduce the picture of a single track At stop mode, press PREVIEW on the enough to display in a full screen. remote control. The preview menu will be displayed. 1. INTRO DVD player will playback every track for few seconds with full screen to obtain a summary of the disc content.
  • Page 21: Playing Mp3/picture Disc

    Disc Operations This player can playback DivX, MPEG-4, Playback selection MP3, JPEG, VCD & SVCD files on a During playback, you can; personally recorded CD-R/RW disc or commercial CD. S / T Press to select another file in Maximum files programmable is 99. the current folder.
  • Page 22: Special Mp3/jpeg Features

    Disc Operations Special MP3/JPEG features Playback with multi-angles (JPEG) During playback, press to rotate 3 4 1 2 IMPORTANT! the picture on the TV screen. You have to turn on your TV and set to : flip the picture vertically the correct Video In channel.
  • Page 23: Dvd Menu Options

    DVD Menu Options Basic Operations Screen Saver This function is used to turn the screen Press SYSTEM MENU in the STOP saver on or off. mode to enter the Setup Menu. Press OK to enter the next level submenu or confirm your selection. Press 1 2 to enter the submenu or return to the previous menu.
  • Page 24: Audio Setup Menu

    DVD Menu Options Audio Setup Menu The options included in Audio Setup 3D sound provides a virtual surround menu are: ‘Downmix’, ‘3D’, ‘Night Mode’, sound experience using just two speakers. ‘Digital Output’ and ‘LPCM Output’. Press SYSTEM MENU. Press 3 4 to select the ‘Audio Setup’ page.
  • Page 25: Digital Output

    DVD Menu Options Digital Output LPCM Output Set the Digital output according to your If you connect the DVD Player to a PCM compatible receiver via the digital optional audio equipment connection. terminals, such as coaxial or optical etc, you may need to adjust ‘LPCM Output’. Discs are recorded at a certain sampling rate.
  • Page 26: Video Setup Menu

    DVD Menu Options 16:9 Video Setup Menu If you have a wide-screen TV. The options included in Video Setup menu 4:3 Letter Box are: ‘TV Type’, ‘TV Display’, ‘Smart Picture’, If you have a normal TV. In this case, a ‘Brightness’, ‘Contrast’...
  • Page 27: Brightness

    DVD Menu Options Preference Setup Menu Brightness The options included in Preference Setup You can personalise your picture colour menu are: ‘Audio’, ‘Subtitle’, ‘Disc Menu’, by adjusting brightness,contrast and ‘Parental’, ‘Password’ and ‘Default’. saturation. Press STOP twice. Press SYSTEM MENU to enter the setup menu.
  • Page 28: Password

    DVD Menu Options Parental - cont’d Password Press 34 to highlight ‘Parental’. This feature is used for Parental Control. Enter your four digit password when a Enter its submenu by pressing 2. hint is displayed on the screen. The default Use 34 to highlight a rating level for the password is 0000.
  • Page 29: Troubleshooting

    Do not open the system as there is a risk of electric shock. If a fault occurs, first check the points listed below before taking the system for repair. If you are unable to remedy a problem by following these hints, consult your dealer or Philips for help. Problem Solution No power –...
  • Page 30 Troubleshooting Problem Solution The player does not respond to – Aim the Remote Control directly at the sensor the Remote Control on the front of the player. – Reduce the distance to the player. – Replace the batteries in the Remote Control. –...
  • Page 31: Specifications

    Specifications TV STANDARD (PAL/50Hz) (NTSC/60Hz) AUDIO PERFORMANCE Number of lines DA Converter 24bit Playback Multistandard (PAL/NTSC) fs 96 kHz 4Hz- 44kHz fs 48 kHz 4Hz- 22kHz VIDEO PERFORMANCE SVCD fs 48 kHz 4Hz- 22kHz fs 44.1kHz 4Hz- 20kHz CVBS 1Vpp — 75 CD/VCD fs 44.1kHz 4Hz- 20kHz...
  • Page 32: Glossary

    Glossary Analog: Sound that has not been turned into MP3: A file format with a sound data compression numbers. Analog sound varies, while digital sound has system. “MP3” is the abbreviation of Motion Picture specific numerical values. These jacks send audio Experts Group 1 (or MPEG-1) Audio Layer 3.

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