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PANASONIC SC-PT470 Operating Instructions Manual

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Operating Instructions

DVD Home Theater Sound System
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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Operating Instructions DVD Home Theater Sound System SC-PT470 Model No. The illustrations shown may differ from your unit. Region number The player plays DVD-Video marked with labels containing the region number “2” or “ALL”. Example: Dear customer Thank you for purchasing this product. For optimum performance and safety, please read these instructions carefully.
  • Page 2: Safety Precautions

    System SC-PT470 Operations in these instructions are described This unit SA-PT470 mainly with the remote control, but you can Front speakers SB-HF470 perform the operations on this unit if the controls are the same. Center speaker SB-HC470 Surround speakers SB-HS470...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Getting Started Safety precautions ..... . . 2 Setting up the radio ..... . 10 Accessories .
  • Page 4: Accessories

    ≥Most major credit and debit cards accepted. Figure A Figure B ≥All enquiries transactions and distribution facilities are provided directly by Panasonic UK Ltd. Fuse cover ≥It couldn’t be simpler! ≥Also available through our Internet is direct shopping for a wide range of finished products, take a browse on our website for further details.
  • Page 5: Step 1 Installation

    Getting Started step 1 Installation 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 6: Step 2 Connections

    step 2 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. This unit SPEAKERS FM ANT (75 ) OPTICAL SUBWOOFER CENTER FRONT SURROUND Speaker connections Setup example Pay attention to the type of speaker and the connector colour when you place the speakers.
  • Page 7: Audio And Video Connections

    AV IN 20). ≥Non-HDMI-compliant VIERA Link “HDAVI Control” [Note] cables cannot be utilized. If your Panasonic TV is VIERA Link ≥It is recommended that If there is more compatible, you can operate your TV you use Panasonic’s HDMI than one HDMI...
  • Page 8: Step 3 Ac Mains Lead Connection

    step 3 AC mains lead connection Conserving power To household mains socket This unit This unit consumes a small amount of power, even when it is in standby mode (approx. 0.2 W). To save power when the unit is not to be used for a long time, unplug it from the household AC mains socket.
  • Page 9: Step 5 Smart Setup

    step 5 SMART SETUP The Smart setup screen assists you to make Smart setup settings necessary settings. ≥Language Preparation Select the language used on menu screen. Turn on your TV and select the ≥TV aspect appropriate video input mode (e.g. Select the aspect to suit your TV.
  • Page 10: Setting Up The Radio

    Setting up the radio Confirming the preset channels PLAY MODE PLAY MODE Select “FM”. Numbered RADIO ≥This unit: EXT-IN buttons Press [SELECTOR]. Select the channel. RADIO RADIO EXT-IN ≥To select a 2-digit number SEARCH SEARCH SEARCH e.g. 12: [S10] SKIP SKIP e.g.
  • Page 11: Rds Broadcasting

    Presetting stations manually RDS broadcasting Up to 30 stations can be set. The unit can display the text data transmitted by the radio data system (RDS) available in some areas. 1 While listening to the radio broadcast If the station you are listening to is transmitting RDS Press [OK].
  • Page 12: Selecting The Source By The Remote Control

    Selecting the playback source (continued) [Note] RADIO RADIO, EXT-IN Confirm the audio connection to the SCART (AV), AUX or iPod EXT-IN OPTICAL IN terminal on this unit when you select the USB, iPod corresponding sources ( 7). Reduce the volume on the TV to its minimum, and then adjust the volume of this unit.
  • Page 13: Selecting Sound Mode

    Select other surround modes. While “MANUAL” Adjusting the speaker output level manually Each time you press [2, 1]: is displayed Preparation PLII MOVIE § ≥To display the picture, turn on the TV and select the Suitable for movie software, or the appropriate video input mode.
  • Page 14: Basic Play

    Basic play If you are experiencing problems, refer to troubleshooting ( 32 to 34) Preparation To display the picture, turn on your TV and change 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.
  • Page 15: Using The Remote Control

    Using the remote control On-screen Select item select — Numbered buttons Confirm Enter [DVD-VR] [DVD-V] [VCD] [CD] number e.g. To select 12: SLOW, SEARCH SEARCH SEARCH PLAY [S10] SKIP SLOW SKIP SKIP PAUSE PAUSE [VCD] with playback control STOP STOP Press [∫...
  • Page 16: Other Modes Of Play

    Other modes of play Program play (up to 30 items) Select an item. PLAY MODE PLAY MODE e.g. [DVD-V] DVD-V PROGRAM TITLE CHAPTER SELECT TITLE TITLE 1 TITLE 2 TITLE 3 REPEAT TITLE 4 REPEAT PLAY PLAY S TA R T: P L AY CLEAR ALL ≥Repeat this step to program other items.
  • Page 17: Using Navigation Menus

    Using navigation menus ∫ Selecting the picture in Thumbnail menu PLAY PLAY [JPEG] SKIP SKIP SKIP While picture is e.g. displayed Group and TOP MENU, Group name content number DIRECT JPEG images NAVIGATOR MENU, MENU RETURN RETURN PLAY LIST PLAY LIST Playing data discs [WMA] [MP3] [JPEG] [MPEG4] [DivX]...
  • Page 18: Using On-screen Menus

    Using on-screen menus [DVD-V] [DivX] (with multiple soundtracks) Numbered To select audio soundtrack buttons AUDIO [DVD-VR] [VCD] To select “L”, “R”, “L+R” or “L R” [DVD-V] (Karaoke disc) PLAY To select “ON” or “OFF” for vocals PLAY To select “OFF”, “V1”, “V2” or “V1+V2”...
  • Page 19 If you have chosen “480p”/“576p”/ [DVD-V] [DivX] (with multiple subtitles) “720p”/“1080p” (progressive), “1080i” [VCD] (SVCD only) TRANSFER (interlaced) [“VIDEO FORMAT” in SUBTITLE To select subtitle language MODE Menu 4 (HDMI)], select the method of ≥On iR/iRW, a subtitle number may conversion for progressive output to be shown for subtitles that are not suit the type of material.
  • Page 20 Using on-screen menus (continued) Confirming HDMI information Menu 3 (Audio) e.g. To make the dialogue in movies HDMI --- INFORMATION easier to hear CONNECTED STATE CONNECTED DIALOGUE [DVD-V] (Dolby Digital, DTS, 3-channel AUDIO STREAM ENHANCER or higher, with the dialogue recorded MAX CHANNEL in the center channel) VIDEO FORMAT...
  • Page 21: Operating Other Devices

    Devices which are defined as USB mass storage class: DivX (Extension: “.divx”, “.DIVX”, “.avi”, –USB devices that support bulk only transfer. “.AVI”) –USB devices that support USB 2.0 full speed. For Panasonic D-Snap/DIGA § Preparation [Note] ≥Before connecting any USB mass storage device to the ≥Maximum: 255 folders (excluding Root folder), 4000...
  • Page 22: Using The Ipod

    Operating other devices (continued) Select “IPOD”. The iPod automatically switches to iPod this unit’s display mode. PLAY MODE PLAY MODE Music menu appears on the TV. e.g. iPod Home Cinema Music Playlists Ar tists REPEAT Albums REPEAT Songs iPod Podcasts iPod Genres Composers...
  • Page 23: Speaker Installation Option

    Speaker installation Other methods of playback Shuffle mode (For music playback only) option Press [PLAY MODE] several times. SONGS, ALBUMS, OFF Repeat mode Attaching to a wall Press [REPEAT] several times. You can attach all of the speakers (except subwoofer) to During the music/video playback: ONE, ALL, OFF a wall.
  • Page 24: Using The Viera Link "hdavi Control Tm

    VIERA Link “HDAVI Control” is a convenient function that During standby (Remote control only) offers linked operations of this unit, and a Panasonic TV mode Start disc playback. (VIERA) under “HDAVI Control”. You can use this This unit’s speakers will be...
  • Page 25: 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 You can control the playback menus of this unit with the speakers or the TV speakers by using the TV menu TV’s remote control.
  • Page 26: Changing The Player Settings

    Changing the player settings MENUS Choose the language for disc menus. [ENGLISH] ≥ ≥FRENCH ≥SPANISH ≥GERMAN ≥ITALIAN ≥SWEDISH ≥DUTCH ≥POLISH RETURN RETURN ≥OTHER – – – – §2 SETUP SETUP The original language designated on the disc is selected. §1 Input the appropriate code from the language code §2 list (...
  • Page 27 STILL MODE SPEAKER SETTINGS Select the delay time of the speakers. Specify the type of picture shown when paused. (Effective when playing 5.1-channel sound) [AUTO] ≥ (Center and surround speakers only) The picture is not blurred, but picture quality ≥FIELD §...
  • Page 28 Changing the player settings (continued) HDMI menu OTHERS menu REGISTRATION [DivX] VIDEO PRIORITY Display the unit’s registration code. [ON] : When using the HDMI AV OUT terminal for video ≥ [SHOW\CODE] ≥ output. The resolution of the video output from You need this registration code to purchase and play the HDMI AV OUT terminal is optimized 29).
  • Page 29: Divx Information

    DivX information ABOUT DIVX VIDEO-ON-DEMAND: Displaying DivX subtitles text This DivX Certified device must be registered in order to ® You can display subtitles text recorded onto the DivX video play DivX Video-on-Demand (VOD) content. disc on this unit. First generate the DivX VOD registration code for your Depending on the methods used to create the file, the device and submit it during the registration process.
  • Page 30: Discs That Can Be Played

    Discs that can be played Reference Commercial discs Indicated in these Disc Logo Remarks instructions by DVD-Video High quality movie and music discs [DVD-V] Music discs with video Video CD [VCD] Including SVCD (Conforming to IEC62107) Music discs [CD] Recorded discs (±: Playable, —: Not playable) Recorded on a DVD Recorded on a personal computer, Disc...
  • Page 31: Maintenance

    DVD-R/RW “.asf” standard)/MPEG4 (Simple Profile) video system/G.726 audio system] CD-R/RW recorded with Panasonic SD multi cameras or DVD recorders with this unit. ≥The recording date may differ from that of the actual date. DVD-RAM “.DIVX” ≥Plays all versions of DivX...
  • Page 32: Troubleshooting Guide

    Troubleshooting guide Before requesting service, make the following checks. If “REMOTE 1” or “REMOTE 2” you are in doubt about some of the check points, or if the Match the modes on this unit and remote control. solutions indicated in the following guide do not solve the Depending on the number being displayed (“1”...
  • Page 33 The setting you made in “TV ASPECT” ( 26, VIDEO No sound from the TV. menu) or “LANGUAGE” ( 27, DISPLAY menu) does Confirm the audio connection. Press [EXT-IN] to select not work. the corresponding source. ( 7, 12) The settings for “TV ASPECT” and “LANGUAGE”...
  • Page 34 HDMI Licensing LLC. in compliance with the MPEG-4 Visual Standard (“MPEG-4 Video”) and/or (ii) decoding MPEG-4 Video HDAVI Control is a trademark of Panasonic that was encoded by a consumer engaged in a Corporation. personal and non-commercial activity and/or was obtained from a video provider licensed by MPEG LA iPod is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the...
  • Page 35: Glossary

    Glossary Decoder I/P/B A decoder restores the coded audio signals on DVDs to MPEG 2, the video compression standard adopted for normal. This is called decoding. use with DVD-Video, codes frames using these 3 picture types. DivX I: Intra coded picture DivX is a popular media technology created by DivX, Inc.
  • Page 36: Specifications

    115 W per channel (6 ≠), 1 kHz, 1 % THD Certified to the DivX Home Theater Profile. Subwoofer Ch 115 W per channel (6 ≠), 100 Hz, 1 % THD MPEG4 data recorded with Panasonic SD multi §7 Total DIN Dolby Digital mode power 590 W...
  • Page 37 [Surround\speakers\SB-HS470] Information for Users on Collection and Disposal of Type 1 way, 1 speaker system (Bass reflex) Old Equipment and used Batteries Speaker unit(s) Impedance 3 ≠ Full range 6.5 cm Cone type These symbols on the products, Input power (IEC) 125 W (Max) §8...
  • Page 38: Control Reference Guide

    Show setup menu or select speaker channel ( 13, 26) Turn Whisper-mode Surround on/off ( < TV operations Aim the remote control at the Panasonic TV and PLAY MODE press the button. [Í]: Turn the TV on/off [AV]: Change the TV’s video input mode [r, s]: Adjust the TV volume This may not work properly with some models.
  • Page 39 TUNE MODE FM MODE MEMORY Dock for iPod SMART SETUP OPEN CLOSE VOLUME SURROUND OUTPUT SETUP MIC SELECTOR TUNE Pull Dock for iPod 14 15 open Standby/on switch (Í/I) Select the source Press to switch the unit from on to standby mode or DVD/CD#USB#FM#AV#AUX #D-IN #IPOD...
  • Page 40 Panasonic Corporation Web Site: Pursuant to at the directive 2004/108/EC, article 9(2) Panasonic Testing Centre Panasonic Marketing Europe GmbH Winsbergring 15, 22525 Hamburg, Germany RQTX0216-B F1208NP0...

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