DVD-S58
Thank you for purchasing this product.
For optimum performance and safety, please read these instructions carefully.
Before connecting, operating or adjusting this product, please read the instructions completely.
Please keep this manual for future reference.
Model number suffi x "EB" denotes UK model.
EB
GN GA GU GJ GC GF GW
DVD/CD PLAYER
Model No.
DVD-S58
DVD-S38
(DVD-S58 only)
VQT2R61-1

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   Summary of Contents for PANASONIC DVD-S58

  • Page 1: Operating Instructions, Dear Customer

    For optimum performance and safety, please read these instructions carefully. Before connecting, operating or adjusting this product, please read the instructions completely. Please keep this manual for future reference. (DVD-S58 only) Model number suffi x “EB” denotes UK model. GN GA GU GJ GC GF GW...

  • Page 2: Step

    Caution for AC Mains Lead (For the United Kingdom, Republic of WARNING: DO NOT CONNECT EITHER WIRE TO THE EARTH TERMINAL WHICH IS MARKED Ireland, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Africa) WITH THE LETTER E, BY THE EARTH (“EB” or “GC” area code model only) SYMBOL OR COLOURED GREEN OR For your safety, please read the following text...

  • Page 3

    Safety precautions Placement Foreign matter Set the unit up on an even surface away Do not let metal objects fall inside the from direct sunlight, high temperatures, unit. This can cause electric shock or high humidity, and excessive vibration. malfunction. These conditions can damage the Do not let liquids get into the unit.

  • Page 4: Unit And Disc Care, Maintenance, Disc Handling Precautions

    Rovi Corporation. Reverse engineering or disassembly is prohibited. Disc handling precautions NOTE: DVD-S58 for the United Kingdom and Republic – Handle discs by the edges to avoid of Ireland is used in the illustrations unless inadvertent scratches or fi ngerprints otherwise mentioned.

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents Caution for AC Mains Lead ...... 2 Using the Language setup menu ..27 Safety precautions ........3 Using the Audio setup menu ....27 Placement ..........3 Using the Video setup menu ....28 Voltage ........... 3 Using the Other setup menu ....

  • Page 6: General Information, Accessories, Region Codes

    Most major credit and debit cards accepted. India regions A A L L L L – All enquiries transactions and distribution facilities are provided directly by Panasonic UK Ltd. China – It couldn’t be simpler! A A L L L L –...

  • Page 7: Playback From Disc, Playable Discs And Supported Formats

    Playback from disc IMPORTANT! Super Video CD – If ‘ ’ appears on the TV screen when a button is pressed, it means the function is not available on the current disc or at the current time. – DVD discs and players are designed +R DL with regional restrictions.

  • Page 8: Product Overview, Front And Rear Panels

    Connects to Audio input of a TV, an 2 VIDEO OUT amplifi er, receiver or stereo audio device – Connects to Video input of a TV 5 HDMI AV OUT (DVD-S58 only) COMPONENT VIDEO OUT (YP – Connects to HDMI input of a TV, an –...

  • Page 9: Remote Control

    Product Overview Remote Control 1 Standby/on switch ^ – To switch the DVD player to standby mode or ON DISPLAY– Displays information on TV screen during playback OPEN/CLOSE ; – Opens/closes the disc tray 2 Numeric keypad – Selects numbered items in a menu 3 SEARCH MODE–...

  • Page 10: Inserting Batteries

    Product Overview Inserting Batteries CAUTION Danger of explosion if battery is Open the battery compartment of remote incorrectly replaced. Replace only control. with the same or equivalent type Insert two batteries type R03 or AAA, recommended by the manufacturer. following the indications (+/–) inside the Dispose of used batteries according to compartment.

  • Page 11: Connections, Connecting To Television

    (PCM/ BITSTREAM) VIDEO OUT VIDEO OUT COMPONENT VI DEO OUT AUDIO OUT AUDIO OUT COMPONENT VIDEO OUT DVD-S58 DVD-S38 Proceed to DVD Menu Options > {Video}. ( page 25) Using a Video Connection (VIDEO OUT Jack) AUDIO IN AUDIO IN...

  • Page 12

    (PCM/ BITSTREAM) VIDEO OUT VIDEO OUT AUDIO OUT COMPONENT VI DEO OUT AUDIO OUT COMPONENT VIDEO OUT DVD-S58 DVD-S38 – Connect terminals of the same color. Proceed to Getting started > Step 2 for Progressive Scan set up. ( page 15)

  • Page 13

    Connections Using a HDMI Connection (HDMI AV OUT Jack) (DVD-S58 only) With HDMI compatible television With HDMI compatible television and amplifi er HDMI IN HDMI cable HDMI IN HDMI OUT HDMI cable HDMI IN HDMI cable DIGITAL AUDIO OUT DIGITAL AUDIO OUT...

  • Page 14: Connecting Digital Av Receiver, Connecting The Ac Mains Lead

    AUDIO OUT COMPONENT VI DEO OUT AUDIO OUT COMPONENT VIDEO OUT DVD-S58 DVD-S38 Set the DVD Player’s Digital Audio Out to PCM or Bitstream depending on the capabilities of your Receiver (see DVD Menu options > {Audio Out}). ( page 27) Tip: –...

  • Page 15: Getting Started, Selecting The Proper Video Input, Setting Up Progressive Scan Feature

    DVD player to a progressive scan TV Press 8 on the DVD player to turn it on. using the COMPONENT VIDEO OUT Turn on the TV and select the correct or HDMI AV OUT (DVD-S58 only). video input. – Ensure that you have completed the The DVD background screen appears basic installation and set-up.

  • Page 16: Selecting The Matching Color System, Step 4: Setting The Language

    Getting Started Tips: Step 3: Selecting the matching – Before changing the current TV color color system setting, ensure that your TV supports The color system of the DVD player, disc the ‘selected TV System’. and TV should match in order for the disc to play.

  • Page 17

    Getting Started Audio, Subtitle and Disc menu languages You can choose your own preferred language or soundtrack from audio, subtitles and DVD menu languages. If the language selected is not available on the disc, the disc’s default language will be used instead.

  • Page 18: Playback Features, Starting Disc Playback, Basic Playback Controls

    Playback Features Starting disc playback Basic playback controls Turn on the TV and select the correct Unless otherwise stated, all operations video input. described are based on remote control use. Press 8 to turn on the DVD player. Pausing playback Press OPEN/CLOSE ;...

  • Page 19

    Playback Features Operations for video playback Forward/Reverse Searching (DVD/VCD/SVCD) You can fast forward or fast reverse a disc during playback and select a desired Using the disc menu search speed. For DVD,VCD, SVCD,CD Depending on the disc, a menu may Press t or y once or more during appear on the TV screen once you load playback to select the required speed:...

  • Page 20: Viewing The Disc Playback Information, Repeat Play Modes

    Playback Features Viewing the disc playback Repeat play modes information The repeat play options vary depending You can view the disc information (such on the disc type. Press REPEAT repeatedly to select the as current title/chapter/track number, current playing time on the disc) without following repeat modes.

  • Page 21: Special Features, Special Vcd & Svcd Features

    Playback Features To clear the whole program Special Features In Step 3, use e r w q keys to select ‘CLEAR’, and press OK. Changing the Audio Language Special VCD & SVCD Features For DVD Press AUDIO repeatedly to select the audio language that the DVD title being Playback Control viewed offers.

  • Page 22: Playing Mp3/jpeg

    During playback, press ZOOM repeatedly Playing MP3 music and JPEG picture to display the picture with different scales. simultaneously (DVD-S58 only) Use w q e r keys to pan through the When you start JPEG playback by using enlarged picture.

  • Page 23

    Playback Features – The remaining number of plays Playing a DivX disc ® decreases each time a program is ABOUT DIVX VIDEO: played. However, when playing from DivX is a digital video format created by ® the point where play was previously DivX, Inc.

  • Page 24: Use Hdmi Cec Protocol

    Use HDMI CEC protocol (DVD-S58 only) The DVD player supports HDMI CEC (Consumer Electronics Control) protocol. Panasonic does not guarantee 100% interoperability with all HDMI CEC devices. Turn on the HDMI CEC operations on the TV and other connected devices. See TVs/devices manual for details.

  • Page 25: Dvd Menu Options, Using The System Setup Menu

    DVD Menu Options This DVD Player setup is carried out Video via the TV, enabling you to customize In ‘SYSTEM’, press e r to select the DVD player to suit your particular {Video}, then press q. requirement. Press e r to select one of the options Using the System setup menu below: {Interlace}...

  • Page 26

    DVD Menu Options Resolution TV Type (DVD-S58 only) Set the TV Type on the DVD player Select a video resolution that is according to the TV you have connected. compatible with the TV display capability. The format you select must be available on In ‘SYSTEM’, press e r to select...

  • Page 27

    DVD Menu Options Using the Language setup menu Using the Audio setup menu The language options are different Press SETUP. Press e r select {AUDIO} and press q. depending on your country or region. Press SETUP. Press e r to select below items and Press e r to select {LANGUAGE} and press q to confi...

  • Page 28

    DVD Menu Options Using the Video setup menu Using the Other setup menu In disc mode, press SETUP. Press SETUP. Press e r to select {VIDEO} and press q. Press e r to select {OTHER} and press q. Press e r to select below items and Press e r to select below items and press q to confi...

  • Page 29

    DVD Menu Options Password Default You need to enter a four-digit password to Setting the Default function will reset all play a prohibited disc or if prompted for a options and your personal settings to the password. factory defaults, including your password If the disc is locked, set the Rating to (8 for rating.

  • Page 30

    Less than 1 W Dimensions (W x D x H): Dimensions (W x D x H): [DVD-S58]:430 mm x 209 mm x 38 mm [DVD-S58]:430 mm x 209 mm x 38 mm [DVD-S38]: 360 mm x 209 mm x 38 mm...

  • Page 31: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Before requesting service, make the following checks. If you are in doubt about some of the check points, or if the remedies indicated in the chart do not solve the problem, consult your dealer for instructions. Problem Solution No power. Press 8 on the front of the DVD player to turn on –...

  • Page 32

    Troubleshooting Problem Solution The DVD player does not start playback. – Insert a readable disc with the playback side facing down. – Check the disc type, color system (PAL/NTSC) and region code. – Check for any scratches or smudges on the disc. –...

  • Page 33

    Glossary Analogue: Sound that has not been turned into JPEG: A very common digital still picture format. A numbers. Analogue sound varies, while digital sound still-picture data compression system proposed by has specifi c numerical values. These jacks send the Joint Photographic Expert Group, which features audio through two channels, the left and right.

  • Page 34

    LIGHTED CANDLES, ON THE UNIT. DISPOSE OF BATTERIES IN AN DIGITAL AUDIO OUT PCM/ BITSTREAM) AV OUT VIDEO OUT COMPONENT VI DEO OUT AUDIO OUT DVD-S58 ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY Illustrations show the model for the MANNER. United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.

  • Page 36

    Directive for the chemical involved. Panasonic Corporation Web Site: http://panasonic.net VQT2R61-1 H0210HM1040 Pursuant to at the directive 2004/108/EC, article 9(2) Panasonic Testing Centre Panasonic Marketing Europe GmbH Winsbergring 15, 22525 Hamburg, Germany © Panasonic Corporation 2010...

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