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The illustration shows SC-PT460.
Region number
The player plays DVD-Video marked with labels
containing the region number "2" or "ALL".

Operating Instructions

DVD Home Theater Sound System
Model No.
VIERA Link compatible
Enjoy high-quality picture and linked
operations with your VIERA TV.
Sound enhancement
Surround Enhancer, Dolby Pro
Logic II, and more.
iPod connectivity
Enjoy iPod music through the
speakers, view iPod photos or
videos on the TV.
Before connecting, operating or adjusting this
product, please read the instructions completely.
Please keep this manual for future reference.
"EB" on the packaging indicates the United Kingdom.


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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    The illustration shows SC-PT460. Operating Instructions DVD Home Theater Sound System SC-PT460 Model No. SC-PT467 Region number VIERA Link compatible The player plays DVD-Video marked with labels containing the region number “2” or “ALL”. Enjoy high-quality picture and linked Example: operations with your VIERA TV.
  • Page 2 SC-PT460 and SC-PT467. Center speaker SB-HC460 SB-HC460 ≥Unless otherwise indicated, illustrations in these Surround speakers SB-HS460 SB-HS467 operating instructions are of SC-PT460. ≥Operations in these instructions are described Subwoofer SB-HW460 SB-HW460 mainly with the remote control, but you can Digital transmitter —...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Accessories ..... . . 4 Radio antenna connections ..9 Audio and video connections .
  • Page 4: Accessories

    ≥All enquiries transactions and distribution facilities are Illustrations may differ from actual AC mains plug. provided directly by Panasonic UK Ltd. 1. Open the fuse cover with a screwdriver. ≥It couldn’t be simpler! Figure A Figure B ≥Also available through our Internet is direct shopping for...
  • Page 5: Safety Precautions

    For business users in the European Union If you wish to discard electrical and electronic equipment, please contact your dealer or supplier for Contact in the EU: Panasonic Services Europe, a further information. Division of Panasonic Marketing Europe GmbH, Panasonic Testing Centre, Winsbergring 15, 22525 Information on Disposal in other Countries Hamburg, F.
  • Page 6: Step 1 Positioning

    step Positioning How you set up your speakers can affect the bass and the sound field. Note the following points: ≥Place speakers on flat secure bases. ≥Placing speakers too close to floors, walls, and corners can result in excessive bass. Cover walls and windows with thick curtains.
  • Page 7: Speaker Installation Options

    Notes on speaker use Caution ≥Use only supplied speakers ≥This unit and the supplied speakers are to be Using other speakers can damage the unit, and sound used only as indicated in this setup. Failure to do quality will be negatively affected. so may lead to damage to the amplifier and/or ≥You can damage your speakers and shorten their the speakers, and may result in the risk of fire.
  • Page 8: Step 2 [pt467] Digital Transmitter Connection

    step Digital transmitter connection [PT467] Do not insert or remove while this unit is on. Digital transmitter Insert fully until you hear a click. DIGITAL TRANSMITTER This unit AUTO OPERATION ON/OFF indicator The indicator lights red when the unit is turned on and lights green when the wireless link is activated.
  • Page 9: Step 3 Cable Connections

    step Cable connections Turn off all equipment before connection and read the appropriate operating instructions. Do not connect the AC mains lead until all other connections are complete. [PT467] This unit Wireless system SPEAKERS FM ANT (75 ) SUBWOOFER CENTER FRONT SURROUND Speaker connections...
  • Page 10: Audio And Video Connections

    [Note] ≥Non-HDMI-compliant (➜ 22). cables cannot be utilized. VIERA Link “HDAVI Control” ≥It is recommended that If your Panasonic TV is VIERA Link you use Panasonic’s HDMI compatible, you can operate it cable. Recommended part synchronising with home theater number: operations or vice versa (➜...
  • Page 11: Step 4 Ac Mains Lead Connection

    Other audio connections TV or external Cable required This unit terminal Features equipment terminal (not included) [\\\\OPTICAL\IN\\\\\\] This unit can decode the surround signals Optical digital audio cable received through the set top box, digital broadcasting or satellite broadcasts. Refer to your equipment’s operating instructions ≥Do not bend sharply when for details.
  • Page 12: Step 6 Performing Quick Setup

    step Performing QUICK SETUP The QUICK SETUP screen assists you to make necessary settings. Preparation Turn on the unit. Turn on your TV and select the appropriate video input mode (e.g. Select “DVD/CD”. VIDEO 1, AV 1, HDMI, etc.) to suit the connections to this unit.
  • Page 13: Step 7 Presetting The Radio Stations

    step Presetting the radio stations Confirming the preset channels TV/AV iPod/USB Select “FM”. FM/EXT-IN ≥This unit: FM/EXT-IN FM/EXT-IN Numbered Press [SELECTOR]. ONE TOUCH PLAY buttons Select the channel. CANCEL ≥To select a 2-digit number SKIP SLOW/SEARCH e.g. 12: [S10] ➜ [1] ➜ [2] STOP PAUSE PLAY...
  • Page 14: Control Reference Guide

    < Select sound mode / Turn Whisper-mode Surround on/off (➜ 31) TOP MENU START = TV operations Aim the remote control at the Panasonic TV and DIRECT NAVIGATOR press the button. [Í]: Turn the TV on/off [TV/AV]: Change the TV’s video input mode...
  • Page 15: Utilising The Start Menu

    AC IN OPEN CLOSE BOOST SELECTOR TUNE TUNE MODE FM MODE MEMORY VOLUME 1 Standby/on switch [Í/I] 8 Play discs / Memorize the receiving radio stations Press to switch the unit from on to standby mode or (➜ 16, 30) vice versa.
  • Page 16: Basic Play

    Basic play Preparation To display the picture, turn on your TV and select its video input mode (e.g. VIDEO 1, AV 1, HDMI, etc.) to suit the connections to this unit. Using this unit SELECTOR Turn on the unit. Select “DVD/CD”. (Stop) VOLUME VOLUME...
  • Page 17: Using The Remote Control

    If you are experiencing problems, refer to troubleshooting (➜ 38 to 41). Using the remote control Select TV/AV iPod/USB On-screen — FM/EXT-IN item select Numbered ONE TOUCH PLAY ONE TOUCH PLAY buttons Confirm CANCEL SKIP SLOW/SEARCH [DVD-VR] [DVD-V] [VCD] [CD] SKIP SLOW/SEARCH STOP...
  • Page 18: Other Playback Functions

  • Page 19: Using Navigation Menus

    Using navigation menus ∫ Selecting the picture in Thumbnail menu [JPEG] TV/AV iPod/USB While a picture e.g. FM/EXT-IN is displayed Group and content ONE TOUCH PLAY Group name number TOP MENU JPEG images DIRECT CANCEL NAVIGATOR SKIP SLOW/SEARCH SKIP STOP PAUSE PLAY STOP...
  • Page 20: Using On-screen Menus

    Using on-screen menus Items shown differ depending on the type of disc. ∫ Menu 1 (Disc/Play) TV/AV iPod/USB FM/EXT-IN TRACK SEARCH To start from a specific item Numbered ONE TOUCH PLAY ≥[VCD] This does not work when using TITLE SEARCH buttons CONTENT SEARCH playback control.
  • Page 21 ∫ Menu 2 (Video) [DVD-VR] [DVD-V] To change play speed NORMAL –from “k0.6” to “k1.4” (in 0.1-unit CINEMA1: Mellows images and steps) enhances detail in dark ≥Press [1 PLAY] to return to normal scenes. play. CINEMA2: Sharpens images and ≥After you change the speed enhances detail in dark PICTURE MODE –Dolby Pro Logic II has no effect.
  • Page 22 Using on-screen menus ∫ Menu 3 (Audio) Confirming HDMI information e.g. To make the dialogue in movies easier to hear HDMI --- INFORMATION [DVD-V] (Dolby Digital, DTS, MPEG, CONNECTED STATE CONNECTED AUDIO STREAM DIALOGUE 3-channel or higher, with the dialogue MAX CHANNEL ENHANCER recorded in the center channel)
  • Page 23: Changing The Player Settings

    Changing the player settings Show the setup menu. SETUP Menu MAIN DISC TV/AV iPod/USB VIDEO AUDIO DISPLAY FM/EXT-IN HDMI OTHERS ONE TOUCH PLAY RETURN EXIT : SETUP CANCEL Select the menu. SKIP SLOW/SEARCH STOP PAUSE PLAY Display the current setting of the items below TOP MENU START...
  • Page 24 Changing the player settings QUICK SETUP enables successive settings of the items in the shaded area. ∫ “DISC” menu (continued) [SETTING] PASSWORD ≥ Change the password for “RATINGS”. To change ratings (When level 0 to 7 is selected) ≥ CHANGE: Follow the on-screen instructions. ∫...
  • Page 25 QUICK SETUP enables successive settings of the items in the shaded area. ∫ “AUDIO” menu §5 [BITSTREAM] Select to suit the type of equipment you connected to the DOLBY DIGITAL ≥ HDMI AV OUT terminal. ≥ PCM [BITSTREAM] §5 ≥ Select “BITSTREAM”...
  • Page 26 Changing the player settings ∫ “HDMI” menu [ON] VIDEO PRIORITY ≥ : When using the HDMI AV OUT terminal for video output. The resolution of the video output from the HDMI AV OUT terminal is optimized according to the capability of the connected equipment (e.g. TV). ≥...
  • Page 27: Selecting The Delay Time Of The Speakers

    Selecting the delay time of the speakers (Effective when playing 5.1-channel sound) a Center speaker b Surround speaker (Center and surround speakers only) Difference Difference For optimum listening with 5.1-channel sound, all the Setting Setting (Approx.) (Approx.) speakers, except for the subwoofer, should be the same 30 cm 150 cm distance from the seating position.
  • Page 28: Using The Viera Link "hdavi Control

    ≥ When using “DVD/CD” or “USB” as the source, set VIERA Link “HDAVI Control” is a convenient function that “TIME DELAY” in “VIDEO” menu to “0 ms/AUTO” offers linked operations of this unit, and a Panasonic TV (➜ 24). (VIERA) under “HDAVI Control”. You can use this...
  • Page 29: Speaker Control

    Speaker control VIERA Link Control only with TV’s remote control [for “HDAVI Control 2 (or later)”] You can select whether audio is output from this unit’s speakers or the TV speakers by using the TV menu You can control the playback menus of this unit with the settings.
  • Page 30: Enjoying The Fm Radio

    Enjoying the FM radio ∫ Presetting stations manually FM/EXT-IN Up to 30 stations can be set. FM/EXT-IN Numbered ONE TOUCH PLAY 1While listening to the radio broadcast buttons Press [OK]. CANCEL 2While the frequency is flashing on the display SKIP SLOW/SEARCH Press the numbered buttons to select a STOP...
  • Page 31: Using Sound Effects

    Using sound effects ∫ Real Center Focus (Effective when playing audio containing center channel sound or when Dolby Pro Logic II is on.) TV/AV iPod/USB You can make the sound of the center speaker seem FM/EXT-IN like it is coming from within the TV. ONE TOUCH PLAY R.C.FCS ON,------.R.C.FCS OFF ∫...
  • Page 32: Adjusting The Subwoofer Level

    Using sound effects Adjusting the speaker level TV/AV You can adjust the surround sound levels. iPod/USB FM/EXT-IN Preparation ONE TOUCH PLAY ≥Press [i, ` VOL] to adjust the volume to normal listening level. CANCEL ≥Select “TEST TONE” from “SPEAKER SETTINGS” in SKIP SLOW/SEARCH “AUDIO”...
  • Page 33: Operating Other Equipment

    Operating other equipment TV/AV Playing from an USB device iPod/USB iPod/USB FM/EXT-IN FM/EXT-IN You can connect and play tracks or files from USB mass ONE TOUCH PLAY storage class devices. Devices which are defined as USB mass storage class: CANCEL –USB devices that support bulk only transfer.
  • Page 34: Using The Ipod

    Operating other equipment Select “IPOD”. iPod/USB The iPod automatically switches to TV/AV iPod/USB this unit’s display mode. iPod/USB FM/EXT-IN Music menu appears on the TV. ONE TOUCH PLAY e.g. iPod Home Cinema Playlists Ar tists Albums CANCEL Songs Podcasts Genres SKIP SLOW/SEARCH Composers...
  • Page 35 Compatible iPod Enjoying photos/videos ≥iPod touch (8GB, 16GB) Switch the iPod to its own display FUNCTIONS ≥iPod nano 3rd generation (video) (4GB, 8GB) mode. ≥iPod classic (80GB, 160GB) Proceed operations through display ≥iPod nano 2nd generation (aluminum) (2GB, 4GB, 8GB) of iPod.
  • Page 36: Discs That Can Be Played

    Discs that can be played Commercial discs Indicated in these Disc Logo Remarks instructions by [DVD-V] High quality movie and music discs DVD-Video Music discs with video [VCD] Video CD Including SVCD (Conforming to IEC62107) [CD] Music discs — Recorded discs (±: Playable, : Not playable) Recorded on a DVD Recorded on a personal...
  • Page 37 ∫ Tips for making data discs Format Disc Extension Reference [WMA] ≥Compatible compression rate: between 48 kbps and 320 kbps CD-R/RW “.WMA” ≥You cannot play WMA files that are copy-protected. “.wma” ≥This unit does not support Multiple Bit Rate (MBR: an encoding process for audio content that produces an audio file encoded at several different bit rates).
  • Page 38: Troubleshooting Guide

    Troubleshooting guide Before requesting service, make the following checks. If you are in doubt about some of the check points, or if the solutions indicated in the chart do not solve the problem, consult your dealer for instructions. Power ≥Insert the AC mains lead securely. No power.
  • Page 39 General operation ≥This unit cannot play discs other than the ones listed in these operating No response when any buttons are pressed. instructions. ≥The unit may not be operating properly due to lightning, static electricity or — some other external factor. Turn the unit off and then back on. Alternatively, turn the unit off, disconnect the AC mains lead, and then reconnect it.
  • Page 40 Troubleshooting guide Sound ≥Noise may occur when playing WMA. Sound is distorted. — ≥When using the HDMI output, audio may not be output from other terminals. — ≥Some audio effects do not work or have less effect with some discs. Effects do not work.
  • Page 41 iPod operation ≥Check that the iPod is connected firmly. Cannot charge or operate. ≥The battery of the iPod is depleted. Charge the iPod, and then operate again. — ≥Ensure the video connection to the SCART (AV) terminal on this unit and Cannot display iPod photos/videos on the TV.
  • Page 42: Specifications

    Specifications Pick up AMPLIFIER SECTION Wavelength (DVD/CD) 655/785 nm RMS Output Power: Dolby Digital Mode Laser power (DVD/CD) CLASS 1/CLASS 1M 125 W per channel (3 ≠), 1 kHz, 10 % THD Front Ch Audio output (Disc) Surround Ch Number of channels 5.1 ch (FL, FR, C, SL, SR, SW) 125 W per channel (3 ≠), 1 kHz, 10 % THD VIDEO SECTION...
  • Page 43: Maintenance

    Maintenance ∫ To clean discs [Subwoofer\SB-HW460] Type 1 way, 1 speaker system (Bass reflex) Wipe with a damp cloth and then wipe dry. Impedance 6 ≠ Speaker unit(s) Woofer 16 cm Cone type DO NOT Input power (IEC) 250 W (Max) Output sound pressure 81 dB/W (1.0 m) ∫...
  • Page 44: Glossary

    To enjoy high-definition video, a high-definition compatible TV is required. Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. Web Site: Pursuant to at the directive 2004/108/EC, article 9 (2) Panasonic Testing Centre Panasonic Marketing Europe GmbH Winsbergring 15, 22525 Hamburg, F.R. Germany RQTX0089-3B F1007TM3028...

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