DVD/CD PLAYER
DVD-S54
Model No.
Thank you for purchasing this product.
Before connecting, operating or adjusting this product, please read the instructions
completely. Please keep this manual for future reference.
Region number
The player plays DVD-Video marked with labels containing the region
number or "ALL".
Region
The United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland
Asia
Australia and N.Z.
Example: The United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland
Unless otherwise indicated, illustrations show the model for The United Kingdom
and Republic of Ireland.
EB GN GCS
Number
2
3
4
2
2
ALL
3
4
MULTI-FORMAT PLAYBACK
See page 4 for details
Note
"EB" on the packaging indicates the United Kingdom and
Republic of Ireland
RQTC0156-B

   Summary of Contents for PANASONIC DVD-S54

  • Page 1: Operating Instructions, Dear Customer

    Operating Instructions DVD/CD PLAYER DVD-S54 Model No. Dear customer Thank you for purchasing this product. Before connecting, operating or adjusting this product, please read the instructions completely. Please keep this manual for future reference. Region number The player plays DVD-Video marked with labels containing the region MULTI-FORMAT PLAYBACK number or “ALL”.

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Also available through our Internet is direct shopping for a wide range of finished Glossary .....................26 products, take a browse on our website for further details. Main feature index ..............Back cover Interested in purchasing an extended guarantee? Please call 0870 240 6284 or visit our website www.panasonic.co.uk/guarantee.

  • Page 3: Caution For Ac Mains Lead, Safety Precaution

    Caution for AC Mains Lead Safety precaution (For The United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland) Placement (“EB” area code model only) Set the unit up on an even surface away from direct sunlight, high temperatures, high humidity, and excessive For your safety, please read the following text carefully. WARNING: DO NOT CONNECT EITHER vibration.

  • Page 4: Discs That Can Be Played

    Discs that can be played Commercial discs Recorded discs (  : Available, : Not available) – Disc Recorded on a DVD Disc Indicated in these Recorded on a personal computer, etc. Remarks video recorder, etc. instructions by Logo Finalizing ...

  • Page 5: Maintenance

    (Simple Profile) video system/G.726 audio “.ASF” Note about using a DualDisc MPEG4 DVD-R/RW system] recorded with the Panasonic SD multi “.asf” The digital audio content side of a DualDisc does not meet the technical specifications CD-R/RW cameras or DVD video recorders with this unit.

  • Page 6: Step 1 Connection

    ( page 17, “VIDEO” menu). The United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland Panasonic televisions with 625 (576)/50i · 50p, 525 (480)/60i . 60p input terminals are progressive compatible. Back of the unit...

  • Page 7

    Enjoying higher quality audio and video (HDMI connection) ( Page 26, Glossary)   By connecting to an HDMI compatible high-definition television, video recordings can be converted to, and output as, high-definition video (1080p,1080i). You can also enjoy surround sound by connecting to an HDMI compatible amplifier with multi-channel output terminals. With HDMI compatible television With HDMI compatible television With HDMI compatible amplifier...

  • Page 8: Step 2 The Remote Control, Step 3 Quick Setup

    STEP 1 Connection Enjoying surround sound Connect the AC mains lead last   COAXIAL IN FOR THE UNITED KINGDOM AND REPUBLIC OF IRELAND ONLY Amplifier with a built-in decoder or a READ THE CAUTION FOR AC MAINS LEAD ON PAGE 3 BEFORE CONNECTION. decoder-amplifier combination Coaxial cable •...

  • Page 9: Basic Play

    Basic play Open the disc tray. Power ON. Remote control sensor OPEN/CLOSE Start play. Load the disc. • Load double-sided discs so Stop the label for the side you want to play is facing up. Search Skip (during play) Slow-motion (during pause) •...

  • Page 10

    Basic play Frame-by-frame forward direction only DVD-VR (during pause) DVD-VR DVD-V Select Return to On-screen item previous screen select Register DVD-V Shows a disc top menu. DVD-VR Plays the programs ( page 12). DVD-V Disc menu Shows a disc menu. DVD-VR Plays a playlist (...

  • Page 11: Changing The Play Sequences, Program Play, Random Play

    Changing the play sequences Program play Random play (up to 30 items) (except (except DVD-VR DVD-VR JPEG MPEG4 JPEG MPEG4 DivX DivX Discs that contain both video (DivX/MPEG4) and other format (WMA/MP3/JPEG) Discs that contain both video (DivX/MPEG4) and other format (WMA/MP3/JPEG) contents only contents only While the “PLAYBACK MENU”...

  • Page 12: Using Navigation Menus, Playing Audio (wma/mp3), Picture (jpeg) And Video (divx/mpeg4) Discs, Playing Programs/playlists

    Using navigation menus Playing audio (WMA/MP3), picture (JPEG) and video (DivX/MPEG4) discs JPEG MPEG4 DivX Select the picture in thumbnails menu  Discs that contain both video (DivX/MPEG4) and other JPEG PLAYBACK MENU format (WMA/MP3/JPEG) contents only 1. While pictures are being displayed, press [TOP MP3, WMA, JPEG AUDIO/PICTURE While the “PLAYBACK MENU”...

  • Page 13: Convenient Functions

    Convenient functions Displaying current playback condition Changing picture mode (Discs with pictures) (Quick On Screen Display) Press [PICTURE MODE] to select the picture quality Press [QUICK OSD]. NORMAL for movie viewing. Press [e r] to change e.g. NORMAL: Normal images. current/elapsed play time.

  • Page 14: Changing Soundtracks, Dialogue Enhancer

    Convenient functions Changing soundtracks Transfer mode (Discs with pictures) (with multiple soundtracks) DVD-V DivX With COMPONENT VIDEO OUT connection DVD-VR AUTO1 If you have set “VIDEO OUT (I/P)” to “PROGRESSIVE” e.g. DivX DivX DVD-V ( page 17, “VIDEO” menu). Press [AUDIO] to select the soundtrack. 1: MP3 160kbps 44.1kHz 2ch Press [TRANSFER MODE] to select the method of conversion for progressive output to suit the type of material.

  • Page 15: Using On-screen Menus

    Using On-Screen Menus Select Select Press. Each time you press the button: Register Register (Disc/Play) On-Screen Menu 1 Press to exit. (Video) On-Screen Menu 2 Select the item. Make the settings. (Audio) On-Screen Menu 3 On-Screen Menu 4 (HDMI) Exit Note Press [FUNCTIONS] will display only “On-Screen Menu 4”...

  • Page 16

    Using On-Screen Menus On-Screen Menu 3 (Audio) On-Screen Menu 4 (HDMI) DIALOGUE ( page 14, Dialogue enhancer) HDMI STATUS Indicates various information when connected with ENHANCER HDMI AV OUT terminal ( below, Confirming HDMI RE-MASTER Discs recorded with multi DVD-V DVD-VR information).

  • Page 17: Changing The Player Settings, Reference

    Changing the player settings Select Select Select Shows Select the Select the Make the Press to Setup menu. item. settings. exit. menu. Register Register Register • The settings remain intact even if you switch the unit to standby. • Underlined items are the factory preset. The QUICK SETUP enables successive settings of the items in the shaded area.

  • Page 18

    Changing the player settings “AUDIO” menu  AUDIO OUT ON: Audio output is from HDMI AV OUT terminal. OFF: Audio output is not from HDMI AV OUT terminal. SETTING STATE Display the current setting of the items below RGB RANGE STANDARD PCM OUTPUT UP TO 48kHz: When connected to equipment compatible...

  • Page 19: About Divx Subtitles Text Display

    About DivX subtitles text display Language code list The United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland You can display subtitles text recorded onto the DivX video disc on this unit. Abkhazian: 6566 Hebrew: 7387 Samoan: 8377 This function has no relation to the subtitles specified in DivX standard specifications Afar: 6565 Hindi:...

  • Page 20: Troubleshooting Guide

    Troubleshooting guide Specific operation impossible or incorrect 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, It takes time before •...

  • Page 21

    Picture incorrect Sound incorrect Picture distorted. • Ensure that the unit is not connected through a video Sound distorted. • Set Advanced surround to “OFF”. (13) cassette recorder. (6) • Noise may occur when playing WMA files. • Make sure that progressive output has not been selected •...

  • Page 22

    Troubleshooting guide Unit displays Television displays “ERR H ” • Trouble may have occurred. Turn the unit off and then back • Trouble may have occurred. The number following “ERR H” depends on the status of the unit. Turn the unit off and then to ON.

  • Page 23: Power Off Link, Easy Control Only With Viera Remote Control

    VIERA Link “HDAVI Control” is a convenient function that offers linked operations of All connected equipment compatible with VIERA Link “HDAVI Control” including this this unit, and a Panasonic TV (VIERA) or receiver under “HDAVI Control”. You can unit automatically turns off when you switch the television off.

  • Page 24: About Divx Vod Contents

    About DivX VOD contents VIERA Link “HDAVI Control ” DivX Video-on-Demand (VOD) content is encrypted for copyright protection. In order to Using the Playback Disc play DivX VOD content on this unit, you first need to register the unit. Follow the online instructions for purchasing DivX VOD content to enter the unit’s Using the Playback Disc, you can operate search backward, search forward, stop, etc., registration code and register the unit.

  • Page 25: Speciļ¬cations

    4:2:0) output level: 0.7 Vp-p (75 Ω) 5 MPEG4 data recorded with the Panasonic SD multi cameras or DVD video recorders Output terminal: Pin jack (Y: green, P : blue, P : red) (1 system) Conforming to SD VIDEO specifications (ASF standard)/MPEG4 (Simple Profile) RGB video output: video system/G.726 audio system...

  • Page 26: Glossary

    Glossary DivX DivX is a popular media technology created by DivX, Inc. DivX media files contain Information on Disposal for Users of Waste Electrical & Electronic highly compressed video with high visual quality that maintains a relatively small file Equipment (private households) size.

  • Page 27

    This product may receive radio interference caused CAUTION! by mobile telephones during use. If such interference THIS PRODUCT UTILIZES A LASER. is apparent, please increase separation between the USE OF CONTROLS OR ADJUSTMENTS OR product and the mobile telephone. PERFORMANCE OF PROCEDURES OTHER THAN THOSE SPECIFIED HEREIN MAY RESULT IN The socket outlet shall be installed near the equipment HAZARDOUS RADIATION EXPOSURE.

  • Page 28

    Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. Web Site: http://panasonic.net The United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland Pursuant to at the directive 2004/108/EC, article 9(2) Panasonic Testing Centre RQTC0156-B Panasonic Marketing Europe GmbH. Winsbergring 15, 22525 Hamburg, F.R. Germany H0108YL0...

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