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JVC XV-N3SL Instructions Manual

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    DVD VIDEO PLAYER XV-N3SL V I D E O INSTRUCTIONS Before operation Preparations Basic operations Advanced operations MP3 disc playback Changing the initial settings Additional information For Customer Use: Enter below the Model No. and Serial No. which are located on the rear, bottom or side of the cabinet.
  • 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) • Lithium battery CR2032 (× 1) About this manual •...
  • 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: 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 6: Connecting To Optional Audio Equipment

    Preparations 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. Amplifier or receiver L E F D V D R IG The unit...
  • Page 7: 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. Warning • Disconnect the power cord: - if you are not going to use the unit for a long time. - before cleaning the unit.
  • Page 8: Basic Operations

    You can set the display language, TV monitor type and digital STANDBY/ 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. 5/∞/2/3 ENTER Press 5/∞...
  • Page 9: Basic Playback

    The TV screen returns to the opening display. 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 and hold DISPLAY.
  • Page 10: Resuming Playback

    Basic operations QUICK PLAYBACK DISPLAY ON SCREEN 1/¡ ¢ To check the playback status You can see the current selection number (the title/chapter number for DVD VIDEO or track number for SVCD/Video CD/ Audio CD), time information (the track or chapter time while stopped, or elapsed track or chapter time during playback) and the transport status (stop, playback, pause, etc.) on the TV screen.
  • Page 11: Various Speed Playback

    To resume playback When the resume mode is “ON” While the disc you interrupted playback is still on the disc tray, press 3. 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 12: Locating The Beginning Of A Scene Or Song

    Basic operations ¢ To replay the previous scenes (One touch replay function) During DVD VIDEO playback, press The playback position moves back 10 seconds before the current position. NOTES • This function works only within the same title, though it works between chapters.
  • Page 13: Advanced Operations

    Advanced operations TITLE/GROUP RETURN Numeric buttons TOP MENU MENU 5/∞/2/3 ENTER ¢ Playing from a specific position Locating a desired scene from the DVD menu DVD VIDEO discs generally have their own menus which show the disc contents. These menus contain various items such as titles of movies, names of songs, or artist information, and display them on the TV screen.
  • Page 14: Changing The Playback Order

    Advanced operations CANCEL Numeric buttons 5/∞/2/3 ENTER ON SCREEN 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 15 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 USE NUMERIC KEYS TO PROGRAM TRACKS.
  • Page 16: Repeat Playback

    Advanced operations SUB TITLE AUDIO ANGLE 5/∞/2/3 ENTER ON SCREEN 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 ON SCREEN twice. The menu bar appears on the TV screen.
  • Page 17: Changing The Language, Sound And Scene Angle

    Changing the language, sound and scene angle To select the subtitle language (SUBTITLE) Some DVD VIDEO and SVCD discs contain more than one subtitle language. You can choose a desired one from them. Hint At the beginning of the part where the subtitles are recorded, appears on the TV screen (except when the [ON SCREEN GUIDE] preference is set to [OFF]).
  • Page 18: Special Picture/Sound Effect

    Advanced operations 3D PHONIC ZOOM 5/∞/2/3 ENTER ON SCREEN 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 19: Menu Bar Functions

    To dismiss the VFP mode selection window Press VFP. NOTES • The window for VFP mode selection and parameter setting disappear if no operation is made for about 10 seconds. • While zoomed, the VFP function cannot be used. To simulate surround sound (3D PHONIC) Using the 3D PHONIC function, you can get a simulated surround effect from your stereo system.
  • Page 20: Menu Bar Functions For Dvd Video

    Advanced operations 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 21: Mp3 Disc Playback

    MP3 disc playback 5/∞/2 Operations The unit can play back MP3 files on a personally recorded CD-R/ RW disc or commercially available CD. We refer to a disc that contains MP3 files as an “MP3 disc” in this manual. About MP3 discs On an MP3 disc, each song is recorded as a file (track).
  • Page 22: Repeat Playback

    MP3 disc playback TITLE/GROUP 5/∞/3 ¢ Current track elapsed time MP3/WMA CONTROL Time : 00:03:08 Group : 01 / 10 Track : 01 / 06 (Total 28) spring begonia.mp3 summer german chamomile.mp3 fall kiwi fruit.mp3 winter orchard grass.mp3 petunia.mp3 mountain north pole.mp3 camp picnic...
  • Page 23: Changing The Initial Settings

    Changing the initial settings 5/∞/2/3 CHOICE Selecting preferences This section refers to the settings which are already made when you purchase the unit. Read this section when you want to connect this unit to a wide-vision TV set, or when you want to otherwise change the settings according to your preferences and viewing environment.
  • Page 24: Language Menu

    Changing the initial settings 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 •...
  • Page 25: Audio Menu

    AUDIO menu DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT To connect the unit’s digital output to an external device equipped with a digital input, this item must be set correctly. See “Appendix C: Digital output signal chart” on page 30 for details about the relation between the setting and output signals. Setting options PCM ONLY, DOLBY DIGITAL/PCM, STREAM/PCM [PCM ONLY]: select when you connect the DIGITAL OUT jack of...
  • Page 26: Limiting Playback By Children

    Changing the initial settings Numeric buttons 5/∞ ENTER 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 27: 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 28: Additional Information

    Additional information Names of parts and controls Front panel 1 0 button (7) 2 7 button (7, 8) 3 3 button (7, 9) 4 8 button (8, 9) 5 4 button (9, 10) 6 ¢ button (9, 10) Display window 1 Audio format indicators 2 Resume/Program/Random indicators 3 Group indicator...
  • Page 29 Remote control unit 1 DISPLAY button (8) 2 TITLE/GROUP button (11, 20) 3 3D PHONIC button (17) 4 Numeric buttons 5 SUBTITLE button (15) 6 ANGLE button (15) 7 TOP MENU button (7, 11) 8 Cursor selection (5 Up, ∞ Down, 2 Left, 3 Right) buttons 9 CHOICE button (7, 21) 0 ¡/SLOW + button (9) - 1/SLOW –...
  • Page 30: 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. Check the region code of the disc printed on the disc jacket.
  • Page 31: Appendix A: Country/Area Code List For Parental Lock

    Appendix A: Country/Area code list for Parental Lock Spain Andorra Ethiopia United Arab Emirates Finland Afghanistan Fiji Antigua and Barbuda Falkland Islands Anguilla Micronesia (Federated Albania States of) Armenia Faroe Islands Netherlands Antilles France Angola France, Metropolitan Antarctica Gabon Argentina United Kingdom American Samoa Grenada...
  • Page 32: Appendix B: Table Of Languages And Their Abbreviations

    Additional information 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...
  • Page 33: Appendix D: Glossary

    Appendix D: Glossary Aspect ratio A ratio which defines the shape of the rectangular picture in a TV. It is the width of the picture relative to the height. A conventional TV picture is 4:3 in aspect ratio. Bitstream The digital form of multichannel audio data (e.g., 5.1-channel) before it is decoded into its various channels.
  • Page 34 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 35: 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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