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JVC XV-N310B Instructions Manual

JVC XV-N310B Instructions Manual

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Region code of DVD VIDEO
This player can play back DVD VIDEO discs whose region code
Examples of playable DVD VIDEO discs:
The player's region code is printed on the rear of the player.
For Customer Use:
Enter below the Model No. and Serial No.
which are located on the rear, bottom or
side of the cabinet. Retain this information
for future reference.
Model No.
Serial No


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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    DVD PLAYER XV-N310B/XV-N312S V I D E O Region code of DVD VIDEO This player can play back DVD VIDEO discs whose region code numbers include “1.” Examples of playable DVD VIDEO discs: The player’s region code is printed on the rear of the player.
  • Page 2 Warnings, Cautions and Others Mises en garde, précautions et indications diverses CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK. DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK) NO USER SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated...
  • 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) • AC power plug adaptor (× 1) (for PX model ONLY) About this manual •...
  • Page 4: V I D E O

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

    Names of parts and controls Front panel STANDBY/ON button (8) 2 STANDBY/ON indicator (for PX model only) (8) 3 Disc tray (9) 4 0 button (9) 5 7 button (9,10) 6 3 button (9,10,11) 7 8 button (9, 11) 8 4 button (11, 12, 21) 9 ¢...
  • Page 6: Preparations

    Preparations Connections Before using the player, connect the player to a TV and/or amplifier. Connecting to a TV The following sections A to C describe TV connections where only a TV is connected to the player so that you will hear audio from the TV.
  • Page 7 To check the compatibility of your TV set, contact your local JVC customer service center. • All JVC progressive TV and High-Definition TV sets are fully compatible with the player (Example: AV-61S902). • The VIDEO jack, S-VIDEO jack and COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jacks cannot be used at the same time.
  • Page 8: Connecting To Optional Audio Equipment

    Connecting to optional audio equipment Connecting to a stereo audio amplifier/receiver Connect the player’s AUDIO OUT (LEFT/RIGHT) jacks to any line-level inputs (such as AUX, DVD, CD, etc.) of an audio amplifier or receiver. The player Audio cable (not supplied) Connecting to a digital audio device You can enjoy sound of enhanced quality by connecting the player’s DIGITAL OUT (COAXIAL) jack to a digital input of an...
  • Page 9: Using The Remote Control Unit

    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 (for PX model only). Warning •...
  • Page 10: Basic Playback

    Press ENTER. (SELECT) The first page of the DVD PLAYER SET UP display appears. The pull-down menu of the [ON SCREEN LANGUAGE] is already open. Press 5/∞ to select the desired language.
  • Page 11: Starting Playback

    Press ENTER. The TV screen returns to the opening display. To bring up the DVD PLAYER SET UP display later Press SET UP for a few seconds until the DVD PLAYER SET UP display appears. Starting playback Press 0 (or OPEN/CLOSE on the remote control unit) to open the disc tray.
  • Page 12: Restarting Playback After Stopping (Resuming Playback)

    Restarting playback after stopping (resuming playback) The player resumes playback from the position you interrupted playback, as long as the disc you interrupted playback is still on the disc tray. This is because the player’s resume mode is set to ON when you purchased the player.
  • Page 13: Various Kinds Of Playback

    Various kinds of playback QUICK PLAYBACK ¢ Playback at various speeds x1.5 Quick Playback with sound During playback, press QUICK PLAYBACK on the player. The disc is played back at about 1.5 times normal speed. The sound is not muted, and the subtitle does not go off. To return to the normal playback Press QUICK PLAYBACK again.
  • Page 14: Locating The Beginning Of A Scene Or Song

    Numeric buttons RETURN TITLE/GROUP TOP MENU MENU - THUMBNAIL/ 5/∞/2/3 LIST ON SCREEN ENTER ¢ Locating the beginning of a scene or song For DVD VIDEO: During playback, you can skip a chapter or title, depending on the disc configuration. For SVCD/Video CD: During playback without PBC function, you can skip a track.
  • Page 15: Changing The Playback Order

    About PBC (Playback Control) Some SVCD/Video CD discs support the PBC function. The PBC function allows you to enjoy menu-driven operation and high-resolution still images which have a resolution four times greater than moving pictures. • To play a PBC-compatible SVCD/Video CD disc without activating the PBC function, press the numeric buttons instead of 3 (SELECT) to start playback.
  • Page 16 Numeric buttons 5/∞/2/3 ENTER (SELECT) SUBTITLE Press the numeric buttons to specify tracks in the desired order. To select 5: press 5. To select 23: press +10, +10, then 3. To select 40: press +10, +10, +10, then 10. The total program time Total Program Time PROGRAM TrackDisc...
  • Page 17: Repeat Playback

    Repeat playback To repeat the current selection or all tracks For DVD VIDEO: During playback For SVCD/Video CD/Audio CD: In any condition except SVCD/ Video CD playback with PBC Press REPEAT. If you press REPEAT in stop mode, press 3 (SELECT) to start playback.
  • Page 18: Special Picture And Sound Effects

    5/∞/2/3 ENTER SOUND EFFECT ANGLE - SLIDE EFFECT 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,...
  • Page 19 To adjust the picture character (VFP) The VFP (Video Fine Processor) function allows you to adjust the picture character according to the type of programming, picture tone or personal preferences. During playback, press VFP - PROGRESSIVE SCAN. The VFP mode selection window appears on the TV screen. Press 2/3 to select the desired preset.
  • Page 20: Menu Bar Functions

    Numeric buttons 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 9 for details about the status bar. Press ON SCREEN again.
  • Page 21: Menu Bar Functions For Dvd Video

    Menu bar functions for DVD VIDEO Time mode selection During playback, selects the time mode shown in the display window and in the status bar. Press ENTER to select the time mode from the following. • TOTAL: Current title elapsed time •...
  • Page 22: Audio/Video Files Playback

    Audio/Video files playback 5/∞/2/3 ENTER Outline The player can play back MP3/JPEG/MPEG-4 (simple profile/asf file) files on either a personally recorded CD-R/RW disc, or a commercially available CD. You can select and play back files using the Control display on the TV screen.
  • Page 23: Basic Operations

    Basic operations When you insert a disc with groups and files, the Control display that shows the contents of the disc automatically appears on the TV screen. You can specify and play back the desired group/file from the Control display using the following procedure. Make sure that the cursor bar is in the left (group) column on the Control display.
  • Page 24: Direct Selection For Jpeg Files

    CANCEL ENTER MENU - THUMBNAIL/ 5/∞/2/3 LIST SET UP ¢ (SELECT) ANGLE - SLIDE EFFECT Direct selection for JPEG files You can select a particular JPEG file from the thumbnail screen. Press and hold MENU - THUMBNAIL/LIST while a JPEG file is selected on the Control display.
  • Page 25: Slide Show Playback

    • The previous picture of the opening display is overwritten by the newly saved file. To dismiss the menu screen Press SET UP. To resume the JVC’s opening screen Select [STANDARD] in step 4.
  • Page 26: Changing The Initial Settings

    Changing the initial settings 5/∞/2/3 SET UP ENTER Selecting preferences This section refers to the settings which are already made when you purchase the player. Read this section when you want to connect this player to a wide-vision TV set, or when you want to otherwise change the settings according to your preferences and viewing environment.
  • Page 27: Language Menu

    LANGUAGE menu MENU LANGUAGE You can select the default menu language to be displayed if it is contained on a DVD VIDEO disc. Setting options ENGLISH, SPANISH, FRENCH, CHINESE, GERMAN, ITALIAN, JAPANESE, language code from AA to ZU • If the disc does not have a menu in the selected language, the disc’s default language will be used.
  • Page 28: Others Menu

    Setting options STANDARD, USER, SAVE AS BACKGROUND [STANDARD]: select when you use the JVC original image as the opening display (initial setting). [USER]: select when you use your favorite image as the opening display. This item will be taken effect after you register a new image in the next item.
  • Page 29: Limiting Playback By Children

    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 30: To Temporarily Release The Parental Lock

    Numeric buttons 5/∞ To change the settings You can change the parental lock settings later. In stop mode, 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.
  • Page 31: Additional Information

    AV COMPU LINK remote control system The JVC AV COMPU LINK system allows you to enjoy video or audio with the simplest operation. If your video/audio player (such as a DVD player, CD player and VCR) and television or/and...
  • Page 32: Troubleshooting

    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 player. Check the region code of the disc printed on the disc jacket. Operation is not possible.
  • Page 33: 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), SVCD, Video CD, Audio CD (CD-DA), JPEG, CD-R/RW (CD-DA, SVCD, Video CD, MP3 format, JPEG, MPEG-4) Video format NTSC, 480i (Interlaced scan)/480p (Progressive scan) selectable Other...
  • Page 34: Appendix A: Country/Area Code List For Parental Lock

    Appendix A: Country/Area code list for Parental Lock Eritrea Andorra Spain United Arab Emirates Ethiopia Afghanistan Finland Antigua and Barbuda Fiji Anguilla Falkland Islands Albania Micronesia (Federated States Armenia Netherlands Antilles Faroe Islands Angola France Antarctica France, Metropolitan Argentina Gabon American Samoa United Kingdom Austria...
  • Page 35: Appendix C: Digital Output Signal Chart

    Appendix C: Digital output signal chart Disc type DVD with 48/44.1 kHz, 16/20/24 bit linear PCM DVD with DTS DVD with Dolby Digital 48 kHz, 16 bit, stereo linear PCM DVD with MPEG Multichannel SVCD/Video CD/Audio CD Audio CD with DTS CD-R/RW with MP3 CD-R/RW with MPEG-4 Output...
  • Page 36: Appendix D: Glossary

    Appendix D: Glossary 480i/480p Indicates the number of scanning lines and scanning format of an image signal. 480i indicates 480 scanning lines with interlace format, and 480p indicates 480 scanning lines with progressive format. ASF is an abbreviation of “Advanced Streaming Format,” and is a data compression format for streaming developed by Microsoft Corporation.
  • Page 37 If service is not available locally, box the product carefully, preferably in the original carton, and ship, insured, with a copy of your bill of sale plus a letter of explanation of the problem to the nearest JVC Factory Service Center, the name and location of which will be given to you by the toll-free number.
  • Page 38: How To Locate Your Jvc Service Center

    To prevent electrical shock,do not open the cabinet.There are no user serviceable parts inside.Please refer to qualified service personnel for repairs. Accessories To purchase accessories for your JVC product,please call toll free:1 (800)882-2345 or on the web at BT-51005-5...

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