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Philips LX8500W/69 User Manual

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DVD Video/SACD Home Theatre System
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001-045-LX85-69-Final copy
24/08/2004, 11:15 AM
3139 115 23231


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  • Page 1 DVD Video/SACD Home Theatre System LX8500W User manual 001-045-LX85-69-Final copy 24/08/2004, 11:15 AM 3139 115 23231...
  • Page 2 Index English ------------------------------------------------ 4 -------------------------------------------------------- 46 -------------------------------------------------------- 87 Bahasa Melayu --------------------------------- 128 001-045-LX85-69-Final copy 24/08/2004, 11:15 AM 3139 115 23231...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents General Information Getting Started Supplied accessories ........6 Step 1: Inserting batteries into the Care and safety information ..... 6 remote control .......... 17 Using the remote control to operate the system ......17 Connections Step 2: Setting the TV ....... 17 Step 1: Assemble the speakers ....
  • Page 4 Dimming system’s display screen ... 39 CD Upsampling ........30 Using the remote to operate your Night mode – turning on / off .... 31 ‘Philips’ television ........39 Video Setup Menu ........31 Changing wire-less rear speakers TV Type ........... 31 transmission channel ........
  • Page 5: General Information

    10 cm (4 inches) of free space all around the player for adequate ventilation. 10 cm Remote control (4 inches) and two batteries PHILIPS 10 cm 10 cm (4 inches) (4 inches) DVD Home Cinema System (12nc: 3139 258 70051) Care of disc –...
  • Page 6: Connections

    Step 2: Placing the speakers and AV subwoofer speakers Centre speaker DVD System Front speaker Front speaker (Left) (Right) ➠ PHILIPS PHILIPS matching coloured stickers Rear speaker AV Subwoofer Rear speaker (Left) (Right) Look for the matching color sticker at...
  • Page 7: Step 3: Connecting Dvd System, Av Subwoofer And Front Speakers

    Connections Step 3: Connecting DVD Step 4: Connecting wire-less system, AV subwoofer rear speakers and front speakers AV Subwoofer DVD System Rear R Rear L (right) speaker (left) speaker TV IN TO AV SUBWOOFER TO AV SUBWOOFER Voltage Selector 110V- 127V 220V- 240V...
  • Page 8: Step 5: Connecting Tv

    Connections Step 5: Connecting TV IMPORTANT! IMPORTANT! – You only need to make one video S-Video connection provides better connection from the following picture quality. This option must be options, depending on the available on your TV. capabilities of your TV. –...
  • Page 9: Step 6: Connecting A Progressive Scantv

    Connections Step 6: Connecting a Step 7: Connecting FM/MW Progressive ScanTV antennas fix the claw into the slot ➠ MW loop antenna antenna IMPORTANT! Connect the supplied MW loop antenna The progressive scan video quality is to the MW jack. Place the MW loop only available when using Y Pb Pr antenna on a shelf or attach it to a stand connection and a progressive scan TV...
  • Page 10: Step 8: Connecting The Power Cord

    Connections Step 8: Connecting the power cord DVD system TO AV SUBWOOFER AV Inter-connect cable Rear L (left) speaker Voltage Selector 110V- 127V 220V- 240V S-VIDEO AUDIO ~ AC MAINS VIDEO IN AV Subwoofer After everything is connected Manage the cables neatly This DVD system comes with a cable properly, cover, it allows you to organise all the...
  • Page 11: Connections (Optional)

    Connections (Optional) Connecting a VCR or Cable/Satellite Box VCR or Cable/ ~ AC MAINS Satellite Box TO AV SUBWOOFER Viewing and listening to the Using the VCR for recording DVD playback playback Some DVDs are copy-protected. You Connect the VCR or Cable/Satellite Box cannot record or dub protected discs to the TV as shown.
  • Page 12: Connecting Digital Audio Equipment

    Connections (Optional) Connecting digital audio equipment (for example) CD Recorder TO AV SUBWOOFER Listening to the playback ● Connect the DVD system’s DIGITAL IN jack to the DIGITAL OUT jack on a digital audio device. Before starting operation, press SOURCE to select “DIGI IN” in order to activate the input source.
  • Page 13: Functional Overview

    – TUNER: up or down to select auto ∞ tuning. – Confirms a selection. S / T – DISC: *searches backward/forward or selects a track. ≤ – TV: selects previous/next channel (Philips TV only). £ – TUNER: tunes the radio frequency up/ down. ™ Ç ¡...
  • Page 14 Functional Overview ™ TV VOL +- ANGLE – Select a DVD disc camera angle (if – Adjusts TV volume (Philips TV only). available). £ É SUBTITLE – DISC: starts playback. – Selects a subtitle language. ≤ Å REPEAT – DISC: pauses playback.
  • Page 15: Top And Front Panel

    – DISC: *searches backward/forward or SACD indicator selects a track. – Lights up when playing Super Audio CD. – TV: selects previous/next channel (Philips TV only). – TUNER: tunes the radio frequency up/ – Point the remote control towards this down.
  • Page 16: Getting Started

    Getting Started Step 1: Inserting batteries into Step 2: Setting the TV the remote control IMPORTANT! Make sure you have completed all the necessary connections. (See page 9 “Connecting TV”) DISC Press SOURCE control until “ ” appears on the display panel. Turn on the TV and set to the correct video-in channel.
  • Page 17: Selecting The Colour System That Corresponds To Your Tv

    Getting Started Selecting the colour system that Setting the TV Display corresponds to your TV Set the aspect ratio of the DVD Player In order for a DVD to play on this DVD according to the TV you have connected. system, the colour system of the DVD, The format you select must be available the TV and the DVD player should match.
  • Page 18: Step 3: Setting Language Preferences

    Getting Started Step 3: Setting language Audio, Subtitle and Disc menu languages preferences Press Ç twice to stop playback (if any), You can select your preferred language settings so that this DVD system will then press SYSTEM MENU. automatically switch to the language for Press 2 repeatedly to select you whenever you load a disc.
  • Page 19: Step 4: Setting The Speakers' Channels

    Getting Started {SPEAKERS VOLUME} – Volume level Step 4: Setting the speakers’ setting for individual speakers (-6dB ~ channels +6dB). You can adjust the delay times (centre and surround only) and volume level for individual speakers. These adjustments let you optimise the sound according to your surroundings and setup.
  • Page 20: Disc Operations

    Disc Operations IMPORTANT! Region Codes – If the inhibit icon (ø or X) appears DVDs must be labelled for ALL on the TV screen when a button is regions or Region 3 in order to pressed, it means the function is not play on this DVD system.
  • Page 21: Auto Eco Power Standby Mode

    Disc Operations Selecting various repeat/ Auto Eco Power standby mode shuffle functions This is a power-saving feature, the system will automatically switch to Eco Power standby mode if you do not press any Repeat play mode buttons within 30 minutes after a disc has While playing a disc, press REPEAT stopped playing.
  • Page 22: Other Operations For Video Playback (Dvd/Vcd/Svcd)

    Disc Operations Other operations for video Display the disc information and current status playback (DVD/VCD/SVCD) It shows the disc information and its current status (for example, title or chapter number, elapsed playing time, audio/subtitle language). A number of DISPLAY operations can be done without interrupting disc playback.
  • Page 23: Zooming In

    Disc Operations Zooming in Changing sound track language This function allows you to enlarge the This operation works only on DVDs with picture on the TV screen and to pan multiple soundtrack language, you can through the enlarged picture. change the language you want while playing DVD.
  • Page 24: Selecting A Title (Dvd Only)

    Disc Operations Selecting a title (DVD only) Some DVDs may contain several titles. If the disc has a title menu recorded on it, you can start playback from the selected movie title. Press RETURN/TITLE. ➜ The disc title menu appears on the TV screen.
  • Page 25: Playing Mp3/Jpeg /Divx/Mpeg-4 Disc

    Disc Operations Press REPEAT continuously to access Playing MP3/JPEG/DivX/ different ‘Play Mode’. MPEG-4 disc ➜ REPEAT ONE: one file being played repeatedly. This player can playback DivX, MPEG-4, ➜ REPEAT FOLDER/REPEAT ALL: all files MP3, JPEG, VCD & SVCD files on a in one folder being played repeatedly.
  • Page 26: Playing Super Audio Cd (Sacd)

    Disc Operations Playing Super Audio CD (SACD) Preview Function This function shows the content of the There are three types of SACD discs : current folder or the whole disc. single layer, double layer or hybrid disc. The hybrid disc contains both Super During playback, press Ç.
  • Page 27: Dvd Setup Menu Options

    DVD Setup Menu Options This DVD system setup is carried out via Programming disc tracks (not for the TV, enabling you to customise the Picture CD/MP3/SACD) DVD system to suit your particular You can play the contents of the disc in requirements.
  • Page 28: Osd Language

    DivX ® VOD registration code Use 1 2 3 4 keys to highlight {START} ® Philips provide you the DivX on the programme menu, then press OK. (Video On Demand) registration code ➜ Playback will start with the selected that allows you to rent and purchase tracks under the programmed sequence.
  • Page 29: Audio Setup Menu

    DVD Setup Menu Options Audio Setup Menu Speaker Setup This menu contains setup options for In disc mode, press SYSTEM MENU. your audio output which makes the Press 1 2 to select ‘Audio Setup’ icon. speaker setup system reproduce high quality surround sound.
  • Page 30: Night Mode - Turning On/Off

    DVD Setup Menu Options Video Setup Menu Night Mode - turning on/off When night mode is activated, the high In disc mode, press SYSTEM MENU. volume outputs are softened and low Press 1 2 to select ‘Video Setup’ icon. volume outputs are brought upward to an audible level (for DVD only).
  • Page 31: Progressive Function-Turning On/Off

    DVD Setup Menu Options Progressive function - turning on/off Picture Setting The progressive scan display present 60 This DVD system provides three complete frames per seconds, rather than predefined sets of picture colour settings 30 frames per second of interlaced and one personal setting which you can scanning (ordinary normal TV system).
  • Page 32: Preference Setup Menu

    DVD Setup Menu Options CONTRAST Preference Setup Menu Increase the value to sharpen the picture Press Ç twice to stop playback (if any), or vice versa. Choose zero (0) to balance the contrast. then press SYSTEM MENU. Press 1 2 to select the ‘Preference Setup’ TINT icon.
  • Page 33: Pbc

    DVD Setup Menu Options In ‘PREFERENCE PAGE’, press 34 to Helpful Hints: highlight {PARENTAL}, then press 2. – VCD, SVCD, CD have no level indication, so parental control has no effect on these type of discs. This also applies to most illegal DVDs.
  • Page 34: Changing The Password

    DVD Setup Menu Options Changing the Password Setting the DivX Subtitle The same password is used for both When selecting an embedded Parental Control and Disc Lock. Enter subtitle during DivX disc playback, your six-digit password to play a press SUBTITLE repeatedly to select prohibited disc or if prompted for a available subtitle.
  • Page 35: Tuner Operations

    Tuner Operations IMPORTANT! Presetting radio stations Make sure the FM and MW You can store up to 20 FM and 10 MW antennas are connected. preset radio stations in the memory. Tuning to radio stations Helpful Hints: – The system will exit presetting mode if no Press SOURCE control to select button is pressed within 20 seconds.
  • Page 36: Automatic Presetting

    Tuner Operations Selecting a preset radio Automatic presetting station You can start the automatic presetting from a selected preset number. Press 1 2 or use the numeric keypad (0-9) to select a preset number. ➜ The waveband, preset number followed DVD system’s by radio frequency will appear.
  • Page 37: Sound Controls

    Sound Controls IMPORTANT! Selecting digital sound effects For proper surround sound, make Select a preset digital sound effects that sure the speakers and AV subwoofer matches your disc’s content or that are connected (see page 8). optimises the sound of the musical style you are playing.
  • Page 38: Volume Control And Other Functions

    Volume Control and Other Functions Switching on/off Using the remote to operate your ‘Philips’ television Switching to active mode ● Press the SOURCE control to select : DISC ™ TUNER FM ™ TUNER MW ™ TV ™ AUX ™ DIGI IN ™ DISC ..
  • Page 39: Changing Wire-Less Rear Speakers Transmission Channel

    Other Functions Changing wire-less rear Setting the Sleep timer speakers transmission The sleep timer enables the system to channel switch to Eco Power standby mode automatically at a preset time. The wire-less rear speaker system will automatically turn on once you power up. Press and hold DIM on the remote until If there is a sound distortion, select “SLEEP XX”...
  • Page 40: Specifications

    Specifications AMPLIFIER SECTION MAIN UNIT Output power 600 W RMS Power Supply Rating 34V DC - Front 100 W RMS / channel Power Consumption 20 W - Rear 75 W RMS / channel Dimensions (w x h x d) 360 mm x 40 mm x 305 mm - Centre 100 W RMS Weight...
  • Page 41: 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 42: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Problem Solution The DVD player does not start playback. – Insert a readable disc with the playback side facing down. The DVD+R/CD-R must be finalised. – Check the disc type, colour system (PAL or NTSC) and region code. – Check for any scratches or smudges on the disc.
  • Page 43: Glossary

    Glossary Analogue: Sound that has not been turned into Dolby Digital: A surround sound system numbers. Analogue sound varies, while digital developed by Dolby Laboratories containing up to sound has specific numerical values. These jacks six channels of digital audio (front left and right, send audio through two channels, the left and surround left and right, centre and subwoofer).
  • Page 44 Glossary Playback control (PBC): Refers to the signal recorded on video CDs or SVCDs for controlling playback. By using menu screens recorded on a Video CD or SVCD that supports PBC, you can enjoy interactive playback and searching. Plug and Play: First time power up to the Tuner mode, the system will prompt the user to proceed with the automatic installation of radio stations by simply pressing the PLAY button on the main unit.
  • Page 45 Meet Philips at the Internet LX8500W CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT 3139 115 23232 SgpJP-0433/69-4 3139 115 23251 172-LX8500W-69-Back2 13/08/2004, 03:23 PM...
  • Page 46 QUICK USE GUIDE LX8500W 12nc: 3139 115 23181 First connect ..then play (see next page) PHILIPS PHILIPS Rear of TV (example only) VIDEO AUDIO video cable audio cable FM antenna MW loop antenna TO AV SUBWOOFER TV IN...
  • Page 47: Playing A Disc

    Playing a disc SUPER VIDEO Make sure your DVD system and TV are connected and turned on! Press SOURCE on the remote control until “DISC” appears on the display panel. The DISC LED on the remote will light up for a few seconds.

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