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JVC LET0227-003A Instructions Manual

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    DVD VIDEO PLAYER XV-C5SL V I D E O Before operation Preparations Basic operations Advanced operations MP3 disc playback JPEG disc playback Changing the initial set- tings Additional information INSTRUCTIONS LET0227-003A...
  • Page 2 Warnings, Cautions and Others IMPORTANT for the U.K. DO NOT cut off the mains plug from this equipment. If the plug fitted is not suitable for the power points in your home or the cable is too short to reach a power point, then obtain an appropriate safety approved extension lead or consult your dealer.
  • Page 3: Supplied Accessories

    Supplied accessories Check that you have all the following accessories supplied to you. If anything is missing, consult your dealer immediately. • Audio/video cable (Yellow/White/Red) (× 1) • Remote control unit (× 1) • R6P(SUM-3)/AA(15F) battery (× 2) • Stand (× 1) •...
  • Page 4: Before Operation

    Before operation About discs Playable disc types Discs with the following marks can be played back on the unit. DVD VIDEO SVCD Video CD V I D E O The DVD Logo is a trademark. The unit can also play back the following discs: •...
  • Page 5: Care And Handling Of Discs

    Care and handling of discs If a disc gets dirty, dusty, scratched or warped, playback sound and picture may be deteriorated. Take proper precautions when handling discs. Handling • Do not touch the surface of the disc. • Do not damage, stick paper to, or use any adhesive on either the label side or playback side.
  • Page 6: Preparations

    Preparations Connections Before using the unit, connect the unit to a TV and/or amplifier. Before making connections • Do not connect the AC power cord until all other connections have been made. • Connect VIDEO OUT of the unit directly to the video input of your TV.
  • Page 7 Connecting to optional audio equipment Connecting to a stereo audio amplifier/ receiver Connect the unit’s AUDIO OUT (LEFT/RIGHT) jacks to any line-level inputs (such as AUX, DVD, CD, etc.) of an audio amplifier or receiver. AUDIO (DVD) IN Amplifier or RIGHT LEFT receiver White...
  • Page 8: Installation

    Preparations Connecting the power cord When all the audio/video connections have been made, connect the AC power plug to the wall outlet. Make sure that the plugs are inserted firmly. The STANDBY indicator lights in red. Warning • Disconnect the power cord: - if you are not going to use the unit for a long time.
  • Page 9 Vertical installation Be sure to install the unit aligning the ∞ mark on the unit and the 5 mark on the stand and be careful not to pinch the cables. Be sure to set the DIRECTION switch on the rear of the unit to “2.”...
  • Page 10: Using The Remote Control Unit

    Preparations Using the remote control unit To install batteries Open the compartment cover, and place the two supplied R6P (SUM-3)/AA(15F) batteries in the remote control unit according to the polarity markings (“+” and “– ”) inside the compartment. Then replace the cover. The batteries will last about six months with normal use.
  • Page 11 To control the volume of a JVC’s 04, 11 amplifier or receiver 34, 38, You can control the volume of a JVC’s amplifier or 10, 17, receiver by using the AMP VOL +/– buttons on the remote control unit. Pressing the AMP VOL + button raises the...
  • Page 12: Basic Operations

    You can set the display language, TV monitor type and digital output before using the unit, by following the procedure below. Press ENTER. The first page of the DVD PLAYER SET UP display appears. The pull-down menu of the [ON SCREEN LANGUAGE] is already open.
  • Page 13 The TV screen returns to the opening display. Basic operations To bring up the DVD PLAYER SET UP display later Press CHOICE for a few seconds until the DVD PLAYER SET UP display appears. To change the brightness of the display window Press DIMMER on the remote control unit.
  • Page 14: Basic Playback

    Basic operations Illumination lamp DISPLAY EJECT TOP MENU ENTER Basic playback Insert a disc in the disc slot. With the label side up • To insert an 8-cm disc, insert it into the center of the disc slot. Press 3. The unit starts playback from the beginning.
  • Page 15: Resuming Playback

    To change the display window contents Press DISPLAY. Example: for DVD VIDEO Each time you press DISPLAY, the elapsed time display and the title/chapter number display appear alternately. Elapsed time Title number Chapter number When playing back an SVCD and a video CD, this function is available only when the PBC function is set to off.
  • Page 16: Various Speed Playback

    Basic operations To resume playback When the resume mode is “ON” While the disc you interrupted playback is still in the disc slot, press The unit resumes playback from the position where playback was interrupted. The TV screen shows [RESUME PLAY]. To play back from the beginning Press 7 before pressing 3 to start playback.
  • Page 17: Locating The Beginning Of A Scene Or Song

    During playback, hold down ¢ or Playback is advanced or reversed at 5 times normal speed. NOTE During rapid playback, the sound will be muted except when playing an Audio CD, and when playing a DVD VIDEO or Video CD at 1.5 times normal speed. For Audio CD discs, the sound will be heard intermittently.
  • Page 18: Advanced Operations

    Advanced operations Numeric buttons RETURN TOP MENU 5/∞/2/3 Note Make sure that the TV - DVD switch on the remote control unit is set to “DVD” when using the 5/∞/2/3, TV/VIDEO- CANCEL, and numeric buttons for controlling the unit. Playing from a specific position Locating a desired scene from the DVD menu DVD VIDEO discs generally have their own menus which...
  • Page 19 Locating a desired position in the current title or track (Time search) You can play a disc from the desired position by specifying the time from the beginning of the current title (for DVD VIDEO) or the disc (for SVCD/Video CD/Audio CD).
  • Page 20: Changing The Playback Order

    Advanced operations Numeric buttons 5/∞/2/3 ENTER REPEAT Changing the playback order To play back in a specific order (Program play) By programming tracks, you can play up to 99 tracks in any order. You may program the same track more than once.
  • Page 21: Repeat Playback

    To play back in random order (Random play) In stop mode, press ON SCREEN twice. The menu bar appears on the TV screen. Press 2/3 to move Screen example for Audio CD TRACK 1 PROG. RND. Press ENTER. The unit starts random playback. With an SVCD/Video CD disc, the menu bar is automatically dismissed.
  • Page 22: Changing The Language, Sound And Scene Angle

    Advanced operations 5/∞/2/3 ENTER ANGLE SUBTITLE To repeat a desired part (A-B repeat playback) First make sure: • The unit is in playback mode except SVCD/Video CD playback with PBC. Press ON SCREEN twice. The menu bar appears on the TV screen. Press 2/3 to move press ENTER.
  • Page 23 To change the audio language or sound (AUDIO) The audio selection setting allows you to change the audio language of a movie, or to listen to karaoke with or without the vocal. Hint At the beginning of the part where multiple audio tracks are recorded, appears on the TV screen (except when the [ON SCREEN GUIDE] preference is set to...
  • Page 24: Special Picture/Sound Effect

    Advanced operations 5/∞/2/3 ENTER 3D PHONIC ZOOM Special picture/sound effect To zoom in pictures During playback or while paused, press ZOOM. Pressing ZOOM causes the unit to zoom in on the image. At the top left of the screen, the information for the current magnification appears for about 5 seconds.
  • Page 25 • TINT Adjust this if the appearance of flesh tone is unnatural. Available range: –16 to +16. • SHARPNESS Adjust this if the picture is indistinct. Available range: 0 to +3. • Y DELAY Adjust this if the picture looks separately/ overlapped.
  • Page 26: Menu Bar Functions

    Advanced operations 5/∞/2/3 ON SCREEN ENTER Menu bar functions To bring up the menu bar When a disc is inserted, press ON SCREEN. A status bar for the type of disc inserted will appear on the TV screen. See page 12 for details about the status bar. Press ON SCREEN again.
  • Page 27 Audio selection (See also page 21) During playback, selects the audio language or sound track. 1. Open the pull-down window. 2. Press 5/∞ to select a desired audio language or sound track. 3. Press ENTER to begin playback with the selected audio.
  • Page 28: Mp3 Disc Playback

    MP3 disc playback Numeric buttons ENTER Note Make sure that the TV - DVD switch on the remote control unit is set to “DVD” when using the 5/∞/2/3 and numeric buttons for controlling the unit. Operations The unit can play back MP3 files on a personally recorded CD-R/RW disc or commercially available CD.
  • Page 29: Selecting The Desired Group And Track

    Selecting the desired group and track When inserting an MP3 disc, after the disc contents are read, the [MP3 CONTROL] display automatically appears on the TV screen. You can specify the desired group/track from the display using the following procedure. Make sure that the black (cursor) bar is in the left (group) column.
  • Page 30 MP3 disc playback REPEAT Repeat playback During playback or while stopped, press REPEAT. Each time you press REPEAT, the repeat mode changes as follows. If you press REPEAT while stopped, you need to press ENTER or 3 (SELECT) to start repeat playback.
  • Page 31: Jpeg Disc Playback

    JPEG disc playback Note Make sure that the TV - DVD switch on the remote control unit is set to “DVD” when using the 5/∞/2/3 and numeric buttons for controlling the unit. The unit can play back JPEG files on a personally recorded CD-R/RW disc.
  • Page 32: Viewing Pictures Continuously (Slide Show Mode)

    JPEG disc playback TITLE/GROUP 5/∞/2/3 (SELECT) REPEAT To see a desired picture When inserting a JPEG disc, after the disc contents are read, the [JPEG CONTROL] display automatically appears on the TV screen. JPEG CONTROL Group : 01 / 10 File : 01 / 06 (Total 28) spring begonia.jpg...
  • Page 33: Repeat Function

    Direct selection During playback or while stopped, press TITLE/GROUP. Press the numeric buttons to specify a desired group number. To select 5: press 5. To select 23: press +10, +10, then 3. To select 40: press +10, +10, +10, then 10. Press the numeric buttons to specify a desired file number.
  • Page 34: Changing The Initial Settings

    Changing the initial settings CHOICE Note Make sure that the TV - DVD switch on the remote control unit is set to “DVD” when using the 5/∞/2/3 and numeric buttons for controlling the unit. Selecting preferences This section refers to the settings which are already made when you purchase the unit.
  • Page 35: Picture Menu

    Press 5/∞ to select from the options then press ENTER. The selected option is set. • For details about each setting, see the following. To dismiss a preference display Press CHOICE. NOTES • While an MP3 or JPEG disc is inserted, you cannot bring up any preference display.
  • Page 36: Audio Menu

    Changing the initial settings [4:3 PS] (Pan Scan conversion): select when you connect the unit to a normal (4:3) TV. When playing back a DVD VIDEO disc recorded in wide picture format, the picture is zoomed to fill the screen vertically, and the left and right sides of the image are chopped off.
  • Page 37: Others Menu

    D. RANGE CONTROL This setting provides optimal audio quality from the analog AUDIO OUT terminals for listening to DVD VIDEO discs recorded in Dolby Digital format, at low or middle volume. Setting options WIDE RANGE, NORMAL, TV MODE [WIDE RANGE]: when selected, audio is played back with the widest dynamic range so that you can enjoy powerful playback sound.
  • Page 38: Limiting Playback By Children

    Changing the initial settings Numeric buttons 5/∞ Limiting playback by children This function restricts playback of DVD VIDEO discs which contain violent (and other) scenes according to the level set by the user. For example, if a movie which includes violent scenes supports the parental lock feature, such scenes which you do not want to let children view can be cut or replaced with other scenes.
  • Page 39: To Temporarily Release The Parental Lock

    To change the settings You can change the parental lock settings later. Bring up the OTHERS menu. Press 5/∞ to move to select [PARENTAL LOCK] and press ENTER. The parental lock on-screen display appears on the TV screen. While is pointing to [PASSWORD], press the numeric buttons to enter your current 4-digit password then press ENTER.
  • Page 40: Additional Information

    Additional information Names of parts and controls Front panel 1 Disc slot (12) 2 STANDBY indicator (10) STANDBY/ON button (10) 3 Remote sensor (8) 4 Display window (see the illustration below) 5 Illumination lamp (8, 12) Display window 1 3D phonic indicator 2 Program mode indicator 3 Repeat mode indicator 4 Random indicator...
  • Page 41 Remote control unit 1 EJECT button (13) 2 DISPLAY button (13) 3 RETURN button (16) 4 TOP MENU button (16) 5 ENTER button 6 CHOICE button (11, 32) 7 4/PREVIOUS/¢/NEXT buttons (15, 26, 30) 8 7/CLEAR button (13, 18, 19, 26) 9 1/SLOW–...
  • Page 42: Troubleshooting

    Additional information Troubleshooting Power Power does not come on. \ Power plug is not inserted securely. Plug in securely. Operation “REGION CODE ERROR!” is shown on the TV screen. \ Region code of the inserted disc does not match the unit.
  • Page 43: Specifications

    Specifications Specifications and appearance are subject to change without prior notice. General Readable discs DVD VIDEO, DVD-R (Video format), DVD-RW (Video format), +RW (Video format), SVCD, Video CD, Audio CD (CD-DA), MP3 format, JPEG, CD-R/RW (CD-DA, SVCD, Video CD, MP3 format, JPEG) Video format Other Power requirements...
  • Page 44: Appendix A: Country/Area Code List For Parental Lock

    Additional information Appendix A: Country/Area code list for Parental Lock FI Finland AD Andorra FJ Fiji AE United Arab Emirates FK Falkland Islands AF Afghanistan FM Micronesia (Federated AG Antigua and Barbuda States of) AI Anguilla FO Faroe Islands AL Albania FR France AM Armenia FX France, Metropolitan...
  • Page 45: Appendix B: Table Of Languages And Their Abbreviations

    Appendix B: Table of languages and their abbreviations Afar Persian Abkhazian Finnish Afrikaans Fiji Ameharic Faroese Arabic Frisian Assamese Irish Aymara Scots Gaelic Azerbaijani Galician Bashkir Guarani Byelorussian Gujarati Bulgarian Hausa Bihari Hindi Bislama Croatian Bengali, Bangla Hungarian Tibetan Armenian Breton Interlingua Catalan...
  • Page 46: Appendix D: Glossary

    The result is enhanced channel separation. Down-mix Internal stereo mix of multichannel surround audio by a DVD player. The down-mix signals are output from stereo output connectors. A Digital Surround audio encoding format configured with six (5.1) channels, similar to Dolby Digital. It requires a decoder, either in the player or in an external receiver.
  • Page 47: Safety Instructions

    “SOME DOS AND DON’TS ON THE SAFE USE OF EQUIPMENT” This equipment has been designed and manufactured to meet international safety standards but, like any electrical equipment, care must be taken if you are to obtain the best results and safety is to be assured.

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