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Sony DVP-NS67P Operating Instructions Manual

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Operating Instructions

For Customers in Canada
If this product is not working properly, please call 1-877-602-2008 for
Peace of Mind Warranty Replacement service.
For other product related questions please contact our Customer
Information Service Centre at 1-877-899-7669 or write to us at:
Customer Information Service 115 Gordon Baker Road, Toronto,
Ontario, M2H 3R6
© 2008 Sony Corporation


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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Peace of Mind Warranty Replacement service. For other product related questions please contact our Customer Information Service Centre at 1-877-899-7669 or write to us at: Customer Information Service 115 Gordon Baker Road, Toronto, Ontario, M2H 3R6 DVP-NS67P © 2008 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2: Warning

    WARNING Notes About the Discs To reduce the risk of fire or CAUTION electric shock, do not expose The use of optical instruments with this apparatus to rain or this product will increase eye • To keep the disc clean, handle moisture.
  • Page 3: Precautions

    • Do not place heavy objects on the player. concerning your player, please consult your • Do not install this player in a confined nearest Sony dealer. space, such as a bookshelf or similar unit. • Install the player so that the AC power cord can be unplugged from the wall socket immediately in the event of trouble.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents WARNING ........... . 2 Notes About the Discs .
  • Page 5: About This Manual

    Settings and Adjustments ......50 Using the Setup Display ........50 Setting the Display or Sound Track Language (LANGUAGE SETUP) .
  • Page 6: This Player Can Play The Following Discs

    Example of discs that the player This Player Can Play the cannot play Following Discs The player cannot play the following discs: • CD-ROMs/CD-Rs/CD-RWs other than those recorded in the formats listed on this Format of discs page. Commercial DVD •...
  • Page 7 Note on playback operations of Notes • Notes about DVD+RWs/DVD+Rs/DVD+Rs DVDs and VIDEO CDs DL, DVD-RWs/DVD-Rs/DVD-Rs DL, or CD-Rs/CD-RWs Some playback operations of DVDs and Some DVD+RWs/DVD+Rs/DVD+Rs DL, VIDEO CDs may be intentionally set by DVD-RWs/DVD-Rs/DVD-Rs DL, or CD-Rs/ software producers. Since this player plays CD-RWs cannot be played on this player due to DVDs and VIDEO CDs according to the disc the recording quality or physical condition of the...
  • Page 8: Guide To Parts And Controls

    Guide to Parts and Controls For more information, see the pages indicated in parentheses. Front panel A [/1 (on/standby) button (21) E H (play) button (21) B Disc tray (21) F x (stop) button (22) C Front panel display (9) (remote sensor) (17) D A (open/close) button (21) Rear panel...
  • Page 9: Front Panel Display

    Front panel display When playing back a DVD Playing status Current title/chapter or playing time (24) Lights up when you can change the angle (22) Lights up during Repeat Play (28) When playing back a VIDEO CD with Playback Control (PBC) (24) Playing status Current scene or playing time (24) Lights up during A-B Repeat Play (29)
  • Page 10 Remote I ./> PREV/NEXT (previous/ next) buttons (22) SCAN/SLOW buttons (35) K ZOOM button (22, 45) L SLOW PLAY/FAST PLAY buttons (22) M AUDIO button (39) N SUBTITLE button (22, 45) O [/1 (on/standby) button (21) P VOL (volume) +/– buttons (18) The + button has a tactile dot.* Q TV/VIDEO button (18) R PICTURE NAVI (picture navigation)
  • Page 11: Guide To The Control Menu Display

    Guide to the Control Menu Display Use the Control Menu to select a function and to view related information. Press DISPLAY repeatedly to turn on or change the Control Menu display as follows: Control Menu display 1 Control Menu display 2 (Only for DATA CDs/DATA DVDs without DivX video files) Control Menu display off Control Menu display The Control Menu display 1 and 2 will show different items depending on the disc type.
  • Page 12 List of Control Menu items SETUP QUICK Setup Item Item Name, Function Use Quick Setup to choose the desired language of the on-screen TITLE/SCENE/TRACK display, the aspect ratio of the TV Selects the title, scene, or track to be and the audio output signal. played.
  • Page 13: Hookups

    Hookups Hooking Up the Player Follow steps 1 to 6 to hook up and adjust the settings of the player. Notes • Plug cords securely to prevent unwanted noise. • Refer to the instructions supplied with the components to be connected. •...
  • Page 14: Step 2: Connecting The Video Cords

    Step 2: Connecting the Video Cords Connect this player to your TV monitor, projector, or audio component such as an AV amplifier (receiver) using a video cord. Select one of the patterns A or B, according to the input jack on your TV monitor, projector, or audio component.
  • Page 15: Step 3: Connecting The Audio Cords

    Step 3: Connecting the Audio Cords Select one of the following patterns A or B, according to the input jack on your TV monitor, projector, or audio component such as an AV amplifier (receiver). This will enable you to listen to sound. INPUT (red) (yellow)*...
  • Page 16 Audio L/R input jacks Notes • After you have completed the connection, make This connection will use your TV’s or audio the appropriate settings in Quick Setup (page 19). component’s two speakers for sound. Otherwise, no sound or a loud noise will come Digital audio input jack from your speakers.
  • Page 17: Step 4: Connecting The Power Cord

    Step 4: Connecting the Power Cord Plug the player and TV power cords into an AC outlet. Step 5: Preparing the Remote You can control the player using the supplied remote. Insert two R6 (Size AA) batteries by matching the 3 and # ends on the batteries to the markings inside the compartment. When using the remote, point it at the remote sensor on the player.
  • Page 18: Controlling Your Tv With The Supplied Remote

    You can control the sound level, input source, You can control the sound level, input source, and power switch of your Sony TV with the and power switch of non-Sony TVs as well. supplied remote. If your TV is listed in the table below, set the appropriate manufacturer’s code.
  • Page 19: Step 6: Quick Setup

    Step 6: Quick Setup Follow the steps below to make the minimum number of basic adjustments for using the player. To skip an adjustment, press >. To return to the previous adjustment, press .. ENTER Turn on the TV. The player displays the menu and subtitles in the selected language.
  • Page 20 Press X/x to select whether or Is this player connected to an amplifier not you wish to send a DTS signal (receiver) ? Select the type of jack you are using. to your audio component. LINE OUTPUT L/R (AUDIO) If your audio component has a DTS DIGITAL OUTPUT decoder, select “ON.”...
  • Page 21: Playback

    Press A on the player, and place a disc on the disc tray. Playback Playing Discs Depending on the DVD or VIDEO CD, some operations may be different or restricted. Playback side facing down Refer to the operating instructions supplied with your disc.
  • Page 22 Additional operations Playing quickly or slowly with sound To check the position of the buttons below, see the illustration on page 21. You can listen to dialog or sound while playing the current scene quickly or slowly. Operation Press x Stop During playback, press FAST PLAY or Press X...
  • Page 23 Resuming Playback From the Using the DVD’s Menu Point Where You Stopped the A DVD VIDEO is divided into long sections Disc (Multi-disc Resume) of a picture or a music feature called “titles.” Press TOP MENU to select a title you want The player stores the point where you stopped when you play a DVD VIDEO which the disc for up to 6 discs and resumes...
  • Page 24 Press TIME/TEXT repeatedly to Playing VIDEO CDs With PBC change the time information. Functions (PBC Playback) The available time information depends PBC (Playback Control) allows you to play upon the type of disc you are playing. VIDEO CDs interactively by following the menu on the TV screen.
  • Page 25 When playing a DVD Bit rate* Playing time of the current title 17:30 128k Remaining time of the current title JAZZ CONCERT 2008 RIVER SIDE SPOT OF THE WORLD ID3 album name Playing time of the ID3 track title current chapter * Appears when: –...
  • Page 26: Various Play Mode Functions (Program Play, Shuffle Play, Repeat Play, A-B Repeat Play)

    When playing a VIDEO CD (without PBC Various Play Mode functions) or CD Functions Playing time and number of the (Program Play, current track Shuffle Play, Repeat Play, A-B Repeat Remaining time of the current track Play) Playing time of the disc You can set the following play modes: •...
  • Page 27 “TRACK” is displayed when you play PROGRAM a VIDEO CD or CD. ALL CLEAR 1. TITLE 0 2 – 0 3 – – 2. TITLE – – PROGRAM 3. TITLE – – ALL CLEAR 4. TITLE – – – – 1.
  • Page 28 ◆ When playing a VIDEO CD or CD Follow step 5 for new programming. To cancel a program, select “--” under “T,” • TRACK then press ENTER. ◆ When Program Play is activated • ON: shuffles titles, chapters, or tracks To cancel all of the titles, chapters, or selected in Program Play.
  • Page 29 • TITLE: repeats the current title on a disc. Press DISPLAY during playback. • CHAPTER: repeats the current chapter. The Control Menu appears. ◆ When playing in DVD-VR mode Press X/x to select (A-B • DISC: repeats all the titles of the REPEAT), then press ENTER.
  • Page 30: Adjusting The Playback Picture (Custom Picture Mode)

    • CINEMA 1: enhances details in dark Adjusting the Playback areas by increasing the black level. • CINEMA 2: white colors become Picture (CUSTOM PICTURE MODE) brighter and black colors become richer, and the color contrast is increased. • MEMORY: adjusts the picture in greater detail.
  • Page 31: Sharpening The Picture (Sharpness)

    Sharpening the Picture Locking Discs (CUSTOM PARENTAL CONTROL, PARENTAL (SHARPNESS) CONTROL) You can set two kinds of playback restrictions for a disc. You can enhance the outlines of images to • Custom Parental Control produce a sharper picture. You can set playback restrictions so that the player will not play inappropriate discs.
  • Page 32 Press X/x to select “ON t,” then press ENTER. CUSTOM PARENTAL CONTROL ◆ If you have not entered a password The display for registering a new Custom parental control is already set. To play, enter your password password appears. and press ENTER PARENTAL CONTROL Enter your 4-digit password using the...
  • Page 33 Press X/x to select “PLAYER t,” To turn off the Parental Control function then press ENTER. Set “LEVEL” to “OFF” in step 8. ◆ If you have not entered a password To play a disc for which Parental Control is The display for registering a new password appears.
  • Page 34 Changing the password Press DISPLAY while the player is in stop mode. The Control Menu appears. Press X/x to select (PARENTAL CONTROL), then press ENTER. The options for “PARENTAL CONTROL” appear. Press X/x to select “PASSWORD t,” then press ENTER. The display for entering the password appears.
  • Page 35: Searching For A Scene

    Opposite direction × 2b t 1m t 2m t 3m Searching for a Scene 3m (DVD/VIDEO CD/DATA CD*/ Searching for a DATA DVD* only) × 2b (DVD VIDEO only) Particular Point on a * DivX video only Disc (Scan, Slow-motion Play, The “×...
  • Page 36: Searching For A Title/Chapter/Track/Scene, Etc

    TRACK Searching for a Title/ ◆ When playing a DATA CD/DATA DVD Chapter/Track/Scene, ALBUM TRACK (MP3 audio tracks only) etc. FILE (JPEG image files only) ◆ When playing a DATA CD (DivX video files)/DATA DVD (DivX video files) You can search a DVD by title or chapter, and ALBUM you can search a VIDEO CD/CD/DATA CD/ FILE...
  • Page 37: Searching By Scene (Picture Navigation)

    To search for a scene using the time code Searching by Scene (DVD and DivX video files only) In step 2, select TIME/TEXT. (PICTURE NAVIGATION) Playing time of the current title or file is selected. You can divide the screen into 9 subscreens Then, press ENTER.
  • Page 38 Press C/X/x/c to select a chapter, title, or track, and press ENTER. Playback starts from the selected scene. To return to normal play during setting Press O RETURN or DISPLAY. z Hint If there are more than 9 chapters, titles, or tracks, V is displayed at the bottom right of the screen.
  • Page 39: Sound Adjustments

    ◆ When playing a DVD VIDEO Depending on the DVD VIDEO, the choice of language varies. Sound Adjustments When 4 digits are displayed, they indicate a language code. See “Language Changing the Sound Code List” on page 62 to see which language the code represents.
  • Page 40 Notes Note • While playing a Super VCD on which the audio If “DTS” is set to “OFF” in “AUDIO SETUP” track 2 is not recorded, no sound will come out (page 56) the DTS track selection option will not when you select “2:STEREO,”...
  • Page 41: Tv Virtual Surround Settings (Tvs)

    This feature is useful when you want to hear R: right) without using actual rear speakers. the dialog and enjoy the surround sound TVS was developed by Sony to produce effects of “TVS WIDE” at low volume. surround sound for home use using just a ◆TVS STANDARD...
  • Page 42: Enjoying Mp3 Audio And Jpeg Images

    Notes Enjoying MP3 Audio and JPEG • The player will play any data with the extension Images “.MP3,” “.JPG,” or “.JPEG,” even if they are not in MP3 or JPEG format. Playing these data may generate a loud noise which could damage your About MP3 Audio Tracks speaker system.
  • Page 43: Playing Mp3 Audio Tracks Or Jpeg Image Files

    When you insert a DATA CD/DATA DVD Playing MP3 Audio and press H, the numbered tracks (or files) are played sequentially, from 1 through 7. Tracks or JPEG Image Any sub-albums/tracks (or files) contained within a currently selected album take Files priority over the next album in the same tree.
  • Page 44: Selecting An Album

    To go to the next or previous MP3 audio Selecting an album track Press > or . during playback. You can Press MENU. select the first track of the next album by The list of albums on the disc appears. pressing >...
  • Page 45 To rotate a JPEG image To stop viewing the JPEG image Press X/x while viewing the image. Each Press x. time you press X, the image rotates z Hints counterclockwise by 90 degrees. • While viewing JPEG image files, you can set To return to normal view, press CLEAR.
  • Page 46: Enjoying Jpeg Images As A Slide Show

    Viewing a slide show with sound Enjoying JPEG Images as (MODE (MP3, JPEG)) a Slide Show When JPEG image files and MP3 audio tracks are placed in the same album, you can enjoy a slide show with sound. You can play JPEG image files on a DATA Press DISPLAY during stop mode.
  • Page 47 (MP3)” is selected, 600 JPEG image files when Note “IMAGE (JPEG)” is selected. Some JPEG files, especially progressive JPEG files or JPEG files of 3,000,000 pixels or more, may take Notes longer to display than others, which may make the •...
  • Page 48: Enjoying Divx ® Videos

    DivX video files that the player ® Enjoying DivX Videos can play The player can play data that is recorded in About DivX Video Files DivX format, and which has the extension “.AVI” or “.DIVX.” The player will not play ®...
  • Page 49: Playing Divx Video Files

    To stop playback Playing DivX Video Files Press x. To go to the next or previous page Press C or c. You can play DivX video files on DATA CDs To turn the display on or off and DATA DVDs. Press MENU repeatedly.
  • Page 50: Settings And Adjustments

    Press X/x to select “CUSTOM,” then press ENTER. Settings and Adjustments The Setup Display appears. Using the Setup Display LANGUAGE SETUP OSD: ENGLISH ENGLISH MENU: ORIGINAL AUDIO: By using the Setup Display, you can make SUBTITLE: ENGLISH various adjustments to items such as picture and sound.
  • Page 51: Setting The Display Or Sound Track Language (Language Setup)

    Press X/x to select a setting, then Setting the Display or press ENTER. Sound Track Language The setting is selected and setup is complete. (LANGUAGE SETUP) Example: “16:9” Selected setting “LANGUAGE SETUP” allows you to set various languages for the on-screen display or SCREEN SETUP TV TYPE: 16:9...
  • Page 52: Settings For The Display (Screen Setup)

    Note Settings for the Display Depending on the DVD, “4:3 LETTER BOX” may be selected automatically instead of “4:3 PAN (SCREEN SETUP) SCAN” or vice versa. ◆ SCREEN SAVER Choose settings according to the TV to be The screen saver image appears when you connected.
  • Page 53 ◆ BLACK LEVEL (COMPONENT OUT) ◆ MODE (PROGRESSIVE) Selects the black level (setup level) for the In order for these images to appear natural on video signals output from the COMPONENT your screen when output in progressive VIDEO OUT jacks. You cannot select this mode, the progressive video signal needs to when the player outputs progressive signals be converted to match the type of DVD...
  • Page 54: Custom Settings (Custom Setup)

    ◆ TRACK SELECTION (DVD VIDEO only) Custom Settings Gives the sound track which contains the (CUSTOM highest number of channels priority when you SETUP) play a DVD VIDEO on which multiple audio formats (PCM, DTS, or Dolby Digital Use this to set up playback related and other format) are recorded.
  • Page 55: Settings For The Sound (Audio Setup)

    DOLBY Normally, select this position. Settings for the Sound SUR- Multi-channel audio signals are ROUND output to 2 channels for enjoying (AUDIO SETUP) surround sounds. NORMAL Multi-channel audio signals are “AUDIO SETUP” allows you to set the sound downmixed to 2 channels for use according to the playback and connection with your stereo.
  • Page 56 ◆ DTS Selects whether or not to output DTS signals. Select this when the player is connected to an audio component without a built-in DTS decoder. Select this when the player is connected to an audio component with a built-in DTS decoder.
  • Page 57: Additional Information

    , The player is in pause mode or in Slow- requesting repairs. Should any problem persist, motion Play mode. consult your nearest Sony dealer. , The player is in fast forward or fast reverse mode. Power...
  • Page 58 , The DATA CD (DivX video)/DATA DVD The MP3 audio track cannot be played (DivX video) is not created in a DivX (page 42). format that conforms to ISO 9660 Level 1/ , The DATA CD is not recorded in MP3 Level 2 or Joliet/UDF.
  • Page 59 The disc tray does not open and “LOCKED” appears on the front panel display. , Child Lock is set (page 22). The disc tray does not open and “TRAY LOCKED” appears on the front panel display. , Contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility.
  • Page 60: Self-Diagnosis Function (When Letters/Numbers Appear In The Display)

    E XX To prevent a malfunction, the (xx is a number) player has performed the self-diagnosis function. , Contact your nearest Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility and give the 5- character service number. Example: E 61 10...
  • Page 61: Specifications

    Specifications System General Laser: Semiconductor laser Power requirements: 120 V AC, 60 Hz Outputs Power consumption: 9 W (Jack name: Jack type/Output level/Load Dimensions (approx.): 430 × 43 × 206.5 mm (width/height/ impedance) LINE OUT (AUDIO): depth) incl. projecting parts Phono jack/2 Vrms/10 kilohms Mass (approx.): 1.70 kg (3 Operating temperature: 5 °...
  • Page 62: Language Code List

    Language Code List For details, see pages 39, 51. The language spellings conform to the ISO 639: 1988 (E/F) standard. Code Language Code Language Code Language Code Language 1027 Afar 1183 Irish 1347 Maori 1507 Samoan 1028 Abkhazian 1186 Scots Gaelic 1349 Macedonian 1508 Shona 1032 Afrikaans...
  • Page 63: Index

    Index Numerics DVD 5 DVD+RW 5 16:9 52 QUICK 51 DVD-RW 5 4:3 LETTER BOX 52 Quick Setup 19 4:3 OUTPUT 53 4:3 PAN SCAN 52 EFFECT 47 Remote 10 48kHz/96kHz PCM 56 REPEAT 28 5.1 Channel Surround 16 Repeat Play 28 Fast forward 35 REPLAY 22 FAST PLAY 22...
  • Page 64 Printed on 70% or more recycled paper using VOC (Volatile Organic Compound)-free vegetable oil based ink. Sony Corporation Printed in Malaysia...