9-INCH WIDESCREEN MONITOR WITH DVD PLAYER 9-ZOLL-BREITBILDMONITOR MIT DVD-PLAYER MONITEUR COULEUR A ECRAN LARGE DE 9 POUCES AVEC LECTEUR DE DVD 9-INCH BREEDBEELD-MONITOR MET DVD-SPELER KV-MRD900 • This system cannot receive television broadcasts. Use the separately sold TV tuner unit KV-C1001 for optional television broadcast reception.
WARNINGS CAUTION: • DO NOT INSTALL THE MONITOR IN A This monitor should be used on DC 12 V only. To LOCATION WHICH OBSTRUCTS DRIVING, prevent electric shocks and fire hazards, DO NOT VISIBILITY, SAFETY DEVICE FUNCTION use any other power source. SUCH AS AIR BAGS OR WHICH IS PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAWS AND REGULATIONS.
Thank you for purchasing a JVC product. Please read all instructions carefully before operation, to ensure your complete understanding and to obtain the best possible performance from the unit. IMPORTANT FOR LASER PRODUCTS 1. CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT 2. CAUTION: Do not open the top cover. There are no user serviceable parts inside the unit; leave all servicing to qualified service personnel.
How to reset your monitor How to read this manual The following methods are used to make the explanations simple and easy-to-understand: • Some related tips and notes are explained in “More about this monitor” (see pages 33 – 35). •...
Contents DVD/VCD/JPEG special functions ... 21 How to reset your monitor ..... How to forcibly eject a disc ....Selecting audio languages ..... 21 How to read this manual ......Selecting subtitles ........21 Selecting the multi-angle views ..... 21 Precautions ........
Precautions Cautions for handling the liquid crystal panel Do not expose the liquid crystal panel to direct Do not drop the liquid crystal panel or strike sunlight. it sharply. • Storage temperature range: –20°C to +80°C +80°C –20°C –20°C to +80°C During the summer, temperatures can reach as high as...
Widescreen monitor Parts identification 8 Screen (Liquid crystal panel) (standby/on) buttons 9 Disc loading slot • Turns on the power if pressed. p 0 (eject) button • Turns off the power if pressed and held. q 3 (play) button 2 Remote sensor 3 Dome light switch w Disc loading lamp e White LED...
Remote controller — RM-RK230 Installing the lithium coin battery Main elements and features (CR2025) MENU Before using the remote controller: • Aim the remote controller directly at the remote sensor on the monitor. Make sure there is no obstacle in between. Remote sensor MONITOR CONTROL (standby/on) button...
Controllable only if your car receiver which These buttons do not function as PRESET 5 / ∞. is connected to this monitor is one of the JVC receivers. These buttons function as the +10/–10 These buttons function as the number buttons when pressed with SHIFT button.
Headphones — KS-HP2 You can listen to the playback sounds with Main elements and features cordless headphones—KS-HP2. Installing the batteries Left side Right side Batteries (R03/AAA) POWER — supplied only for initial setup purpose 1 IR sensors • DO NOT cover the IR sensors, as reception will become poor.
Basic operations Preparation Before operating the unit, make sure that all external components are correctly connected and installed. Open the liquid crystal panel. Press PUSH-OPEN until the liquid crystal panel is unlocked, then open the liquid crystal panel by both hands. CAUTION: •...
Turn on the power. Monitor Remote control Select the playback source. MODE Each time you press the button, the playback source changes as follows: DISC AV 1 AV 2 Operate the playback source you selected. To operate the built-in DVD player, see “Disc operations” on page 18. To operate the external components, refer to the manuals for the connected components.
Adjustments Using the monitor menu You can make your own display or sound adjustments using the menu. • For the adjustable items, see the next page. The Remote controller—RM-RK230 has two MENU buttons. In this section, using MENU button at MONITOR CONTROL. Basic procedure Call up the menu.
Adjustable items on the monitor menu BRIGHT: Adjust this if the picture is too bright or too dark. • Adjustable range: –10 to +11 • Initial level: 0 (center) CONTRAST: Control the degree of difference between the lightest and darkest parts of the picture.
Changing the aspect ratio You can select an appropriate aspect ratio for the playback video signals. Basic procedure Each time you press the button, aspect ratio change. ASPECT Changeable aspect ratio When incoming 16:9 video signal: FULL: Pictures are fully shown on the screen. •...
When incoming 4:3 video signal: FULL: Pictures are enlarged horizontally and are fully shown on the screen. NORMAL: Pictures are shown at the center of the screen. • The black bars will be shown at the left and right sides of the screen.
Playable discs Discs you can play Caution for DualDisc playback You can play back the following discs—12 cm • The Non-DVD side of a “DualDisc” does and 8 cm—on the built-in DVD player: not comply with the “Compact Disc Digital •...
Disc operations Playing a disc The disc type is automatically detected, and If “ ” appears on the monitor when playback starts automatically (for DVD: pressing a button, the disc cannot accept an automatic start depends on its internal program). operation you have tried to do.
Basic operations Operations Next operation Playback pauses. To stop play temporarily • For JPEG discs: pressing ENTER will also pause the picture on the monitor. A still picture appears. A Frame by frame playback B Slow motion playback • No sound comes out during Slow Motion Playback. •...
To go to the next or previous To locate a particular title/chapter/ chapters/tracks track directly • For DVD: During play or pause • For DVD: During play or pause—select a chapter. During stop—select a title. To the following • For VCD: While PBC (see page 22) is not chapters/tracks.
DVD/VCD/JPEG special functions Selecting subtitles Selecting audio languages You can select the language of the For DVD: subtitle to be shown on the monitor. You can select the language to listen to if • You can set the initial subtitle the disc has multiple audio languages.
Canceling the PBC playback Disc menu operations Menu-driven playback is possible while playing back a DVD with menu-driven features or a VCD with the PBC (PlayBack Control). 2 Select a track to start normal playback using the number buttons (see page 9). While playing a DVD To resume the PBC function A title list or disc menu will appear on the...
On-Screen disc operations 1 Disc type About the On-Screen Bar 2 • Audio signal format type (for DVD and You can check the disc information and use DTS audio CD) some functions through the on-screen bar. • PBC (only for VCD) •...
To erase the on-screen bar Basic on-screen bar operations Display the on-screen bar. • The on-screen bar for a CD or MP3/WMA/ • For DVD/VCD: JPEG disc automatically disappears in a few seconds after the last operation. (twice) • The selectable options for Repeat/Intro/ Random plays: •...
To search for a particular point by playing You can play the first 15 seconds INTRO of all tracks in the disc, or in the time current folder (only for MP3/ • For VCD: while PBC is not in use. WMA).
To select a folder or track Basic control screen operations 1 Select “Folder” column or “Track” column on the control screen. You can search for and play the desired items through the control screen. For MP3/WMA/CD Text/audio CD: 2 Select a folder or track. The control screen automatically appears on the monitor when you insert a disc.
For MP3/WMA/JPEG: List screen operations While stop... You can display the folder list/track list before Display the folder list. starting play. On this list, you can confirm the Each time you press the button, contents and start playing a disc. the list screen comes on and goes off.
DVD setup menu You can store the initial disc playback status. • While playing, no change can be made on the setup menu. • When shipped from the factory, the on-screen AUDIO language is set to English. To change the DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT STREAM/PCM language, see page 29.
LANGUAGE menu Item Contents MENU LANGUAGE Select the initial disc menu language. AUDIO LANGUAGE Select the initial audio language. SUBTITLE Select the initial subtitle language or erase the subtitle (OFF). ON SCREEN LANGUAGE Select the language for the setup menu and some indications shown on the monitor.
AUDIO menu Item Contents DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT Select the signal format to be emitted through the DIGITAL OUT (Optical) terminal. For details, see page 36. • PCM ONLY : Select this when connecting an amplifier or a decoder incompatible with Dolby Digital, DTS, MPEG Audio, or connecting to a recording device.
Maintenance To prevent damage to the exterior How to handle discs Center holder • Do not apply pesticides, benzine, thinner or When removing a disc from other volatile substances to the monitor. its case, press down the center The cabinet surface primarily consists of holder of the case and lift the plastic materials.
Language codes Code Language Code Language Code Language Afar Inupiak Kirundi Abkhazian Indonesian Rumanian Afrikaans Icelandic Kinyarwanda Ameharic Hebrew Sanskrit Arabic Yiddish Sindhi Assamese Javanese Sangho Aymara Georgian Serbo-Croatian Azerbaijani Kazakh Singhalese Bashkir Greenlandic Slovak Byelorussian Cambodian Slovenian Kannada Samoan Bulgarian Bihari Korean (KOR)
More about this monitor Basic operations DVD/VCD/JPEG special functions Turning off the power • For some DVDs and VCDs, changing the subtitle language, audio language (or audio • If you turn off the power while listening to a channel) without using the disc menu is disc, disc play will start automatically, next prohibited.
• Do not use the following DVD-R/DVD-RW • This unit can play back the files recorded in or CD-R/CD-RW: VBR (variable bit rate). – Discs with stickers, labels, or protective seal The files recorded in VBR have a discrepancy stuck to the surface. in elapsed time display, and do not show –...
• Even if you try to pause the current picture, On-screen guide icons it may be skipped, then the next picture will pause. During play, the following guide icons may • This unit can recognize the total of 1100 appear for a while on the monitor. files, 250 folders (maximum of 999 files per : Appears at the beginning of a scene folder).
About sounds reproduced through the terminals • Through the analog terminals (AV-OUT/cordless headphones): 2-channel signal is emitted. When playing a multi-channel encoded disc, multi-channel signals are downmixed. (AUDIO—DOWN MIX: see page 30.) • Through DIGITAL OUT (optical): Digital signals (Linear PCM, Dolby Digital, DTS, MPEG Audio) are emitted through this terminal.
Troubleshooting What appears to be trouble is not always serious. Check the following points before calling a service center. Symptoms Causes Remedies • Colored spots (red, blue This is a characteristic of See “Note” on page 6. and green) appear on the liquid crystal panels and is screen.
Symptoms Causes Remedies • Sound and picture are You are driving on rough Stop playback while driving sometimes interrupted or roads. on rough roads. distorted. Disc is scratched. Change the disc. Connections are incorrect. Check the cords and connections. • The playback pictures The color system (NTSC/ Set it correctly (see page cannot be shown correctly.
Specifications WIDESCREEN MONITOR GENERAL Screen: Power requirement: 9 inch liquid crystal panel Operating voltage: Number of pixel: DC 14.4 V (11 V to 16 V allowance) 336 960 pixels Grounding system: Negative ground (480 vertical × 234 horizontal × 3) Allowable operating temperature: Drive method: 0°C to +40°C...
Having TROUBLE with operation? Please reset your unit Refer to page of How to reset your unit Haben Sie PROBLEME mit dem Betrieb? Bitte setzen Sie Ihr Gerät zurück Siehe Seite Zurücksetzen des Geräts Vous avez des PROBLÈMES de fonctionnement? Réinitialisez votre appareil Référez-vous à...