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Panasonic SC-XH380 Operating Instructions Manual

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DVD Home Theater Sound System

Operating Instructions

Model No. SC-XH380
This illustration shows SC-XH380.


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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    DVD Home Theater Sound System Model No. SC-XH380 SC-XH370 SC-XH300 This illustration shows SC-XH380. Thank you for purchasing this product. Please read these instructions carefully before using this product, and save this manual for future use. The illustrations shown may differ from your unit.
  • Page 2: Accessories

    SB-HW185 SB-HW185 ≥ These operating instructions are applicable to models SC-XH380 , SC-XH370 and SC-XH300 for a variety of regions. Unless otherwise indicated, illustrations in these operating instructions are of SC-XH380 for the Middle East and South Africa. ≥ Operations in these instructions are described mainly with the remote control, but you can perform the operations on the main unit if the controls are the same.
  • Page 4: Control Reference Guide

    ≥The main unit will automatically switch to standby mode < TV operations after 30 minutes of inactivity. Aim the remote control at the Panasonic TV and press the e.g. button. – There is no audio signal from an external device.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Getting Started Playing Discs Accessories ........2 Basic play.
  • Page 6: Step 1 Preparing The Speakers

    step 1 Preparing the speakers [XH380] [XH370] Front and Surround speakers Preparation ≥ To prevent damage or scratches, lay down a soft cloth to assemble speakers. ≥ Do not touch the front area of the speakers. Hold by the sides. ≥...
  • Page 7: Step 2 Positioning

    120° Panasonic wireless accessory (SH-FX71). For details, please refer to the operating Surround Surround instructions for the optional Panasonic wireless speaker (left) speaker (right) accessory. IMPORTANT §1 Position with at least 5 cm of space on all sides for proper ventilation.
  • Page 8: Audio And Video Connections

    (supplied) This connection provides the best picture and audio quality. VIERA Link “HDAVI Control” If your Panasonic TV is VIERA Link compatible, you can operate your TV synchronising with home theater operations or vice versa DIGITAL AUDIO IN 15, Linked operations with the TV).
  • Page 9: Step 4 Ac Mains Lead Connection

    step 4 AC mains lead connection step 6 Easy setup The Easy setup screen assists you in making necessary Main unit (rear) settings. AC IN Preparation Turn on your TV and select the appropriate video input mode (e.g. VIDEO 1, AV 1, HDMI, etc.) to suit the connection to this unit. ≥...
  • Page 10: Listening To The Radio

    Listening to the radio Using the START menu You can preset up to 30 channels. You can select desired source, change the settings, access playback/ The radio settings will be shown on the unit’s display. (Some settings are menus, etc., by using the START menu. also indicated on the TV screen.) Press [START]B to show the START menu.
  • Page 11: Listening To The Tv Or Other Device's Audio From This

    § Selected mode in “Speaker layout” ( 9, Easy setup). The device must be connected to the Panasonic TV via an HDMI cable and to this unit with an optical digital audio cable. ≥If the device’s (STB, etc.) input channel on the TV is changed or if you want to change the device allocated for the linked operations, select the “STB”...
  • Page 12: Selecting Sound Mode

    Basic play Selecting sound mode Press [SOUND]: to select a sound mode. Preparation Each time you press the button: To display the picture, turn on your TV and change its video input mode Equaliser (e.g. VIDEO 1, AV 1, HDMI, etc.) to suit the connection to this unit. SUBW LVL: Subwoofer Level Press [Í]1 to turn on the unit.
  • Page 13: Playing From The Selected Item

    Other modes of play [DVD-V] Show a disc top menu: [TOP MENU]7 [DVD-V] Show a disc menu: [MENU]C Return to previous screen: [RETURN]D Program and Random play [VCD] (with playback control) Show a disc menu: [RETURN]D [CD] [MP3] [JPEG] [Xvid] Turn PBC function on/off: [MENU]C Preparation Main unit display: [FL DISPLAY]E...
  • Page 14: Repeat Play

    Repeat play Play Speed This works only when the elapsed play time can be displayed. It also works with all JPEG content. [DVD-V] To change play speed During play, press and hold [–REPEAT]9, to show the – from “k0.6” to “k1.4” (in 0.1-unit steps) repeat mode.
  • Page 15: Linked Operations With The Tv (viera Link "hdavi Control Tm ")

    VIERA Link “HDAVI Control” is a convenient function that offers linked menu) operations of this unit, and a Panasonic TV (VIERA) under “HDAVI ≥ When you switch the TV input to TV tuner mode or the STB input Control”. You can use this function by connecting the equipment with channel, this unit will automatically switch to “AUX”...
  • Page 16: Easy Control Only With Viera Remote Control

    Easy control only with VIERA remote control Using Karaoke mode (For “HDAVI Control 2 or later”) Press [FUNCTIONS]6 to select the Karaoke mode You can control the playback menus of this unit with the TV’s remote on-screen menu. ( 14, Menu 4 (Karaoke)) control.
  • Page 17: Changing The Player Settings

    Changing the player settings Video menu TV Aspect Press [DVD]4 to select “DVD/CD”. Choose the setting to suit your TV. ≥ 16:9: Widescreen TV (16:9) Press [START]B to show the START menu. ≥ 4:3 Pan&Scan: Regular aspect TV (4:3) The sides of the widescreen picture are cut off so it Press [3, 4]8 to select “Setup”...
  • Page 18: Speaker Settings

    Others menu Speaker Settings Select the delay time of the speakers. Slide Show Time (Effective only when “Surround layout (Recommended)” mode is selected in “Speaker layout” ( 9, Easy setup).) Set the speed of the slideshow. (Center and surround speakers only) ≥...
  • Page 19: Media That Can Be Played

    Video systems Media that can be played This unit can play PAL and NTSC, but the “TV System” ( 17) of this unit must match the system of your TV. Commercial discs Type of media/ Remarks Indicated as Logo Depending on the PAL video on the disc, the image may not be displayed correctly on an NTSC TV.
  • Page 20: Speaker Installation Option

    [XH380] [XH370] Front/Surround speaker Speaker installation option Attach to a wall without the base and the stand.   Attaching to a wall  You can attach all of the speakers (except subwoofer) to a wall. ≥ The wall or pillar on which the speakers are to be attached should be N 22 mm capable of supporting 10 kg per screw.
  • Page 21: Troubleshooting Guide

    Troubleshooting guide Disc operation It takes time before play starts. ≥ Play may take time to begin when an MP3 track has still picture data. Before requesting service, make the following checks. If you are in doubt Even after the track starts, the correct play time will not be displayed. about some of the check points, or if the solutions indicated in the This is normal.
  • Page 22: Messages

    Messages Picture The picture on the TV is not displayed correctly or The following messages or service numbers may appear on the TV or disappears. unit's display. ≥ The unit and TV are using different video systems. For the Middle East and South Africa TV displays Use a multi-system or PAL TV.
  • Page 23: Specifications

    VIDEO SECTION Specifications Video system PAL, NTSC Composite video output Output level 1 Vp-p (75 ≠) GENERAL Terminal Pin jack (1 system) Power supply AC 220 V to 240 V, 50/60 Hz HDMI AV output Power consumption 75 W Terminal 19-pin type A connector Dimensions (WtHtD) 460 mmk48.5 mmk265 mm...
  • Page 24: Licenses

    HDMI Licensing LLC in the United States and other countries. HDAVI Control is a trademark of Panasonic Corporation. “DVD Logo” is a trademark of DVD Format/Logo Licensing Corporation. MPEG Layer-3 audio coding technology licensed from Fraunhofer IIS...
  • Page 25: Safety Precautions

    Safety precautions WARNING CAUTION Unit Unit ≥ To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or product damage, ≥ This unit utilizes a laser. Use of controls or adjustments or performance – Do not expose this unit to rain, moisture, dripping or splashing. of procedures other than those specified herein may result in hazardous –...
  • Page 26 Panasonic Corporation Web Site: RQT9812-G C Panasonic Corporation 2012 F1212SN0...

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