BEFORE USING FOR THE FIRST TIME
The Video CD Player must be connected directly to a television set or
an amplifier that is connected to a television or monitor. The television
set or the amplifier must have audio input jacks for right and left
channels and a video input jack.
Select a level, dry location free of dust and vibration, having a
temperature maintained between 5 and 35°C (41 and 95°F).
Connecting the player to a TV or amplifier
using the Audio Video cord
First connect the Audio Video cord — before connecting the AC power
Firmly insert the yellow pin plug of the Audio Video cord in the yellow
VIDEO OUT jack on the rear panel of the player; the red pin plug in the
red AUDIO OUT (RIGHT) jack; and the white pin plug in the white
AUDIO OUT (LEFT) jack. (The RIGHT and LEFT output jacks are for
the right and left audio channels.)
Then make sure that the television, amplifier or receiver is turned off,
disconnect the AC power cord, and firmly insert the pin plugs at the
other end of the Audio Video cord into the matching video and audio
(Yellow) (Red) (White)
(WIRELESS MIC ANT. jack and FREQ. ADJUST apply only to XL-
Video out select
Set the VIDEO OUT SELECT switch on the rear panel to NTSC, PAL,
or PAL AUTO mode according to your television system.
NTSC .................... for NTSC exclusive TV
PAL ....................... for PAL exclusive TV
PAL AUTO ............ for Multisystem TV
PAL AUTO detects the formula of the disc (NTSC/
PAL) automatically and plays the image on the
VIDEO OUT SELECT
Audio Video cord
To input audio jack of
To input video jack of
When you play an NTSC disc in PAL AUTO mode on a PAL
exclusive TV, the image may be distorted.
If the signal doesn't synchronize, change the mode to "PAL".
Select the mode before you play the disc. If you change the mode
during play, images may get distorted. In this situation stop the
player and reset the mode.
When you play an NTSC disc in PAL AUTO mode on a Multi system
TV, the image may blink for a moment. This symptom is caused by
the Player detecting the formula of the disc, not by a malfunction of
Connecting the power cord
Check the setting of the LINE VOLTS switch on the rear panel of the
player. Change the setting if the switch is not set for the main
voltage supplied to your home.
With the LINE VOLTAGE switch correctly set and the audio-video
connectors connected, insert the smaller plug of the power cord
firmly into the AC POWER CORD socket on the rear panel of the
When the power cord is connected, the STANDBY indicator on the
left-hand side of the player's front panel comes on. [See "Overview
of Controls" for a description of the controls on the player.]
Line voltage alteration
What is your power main voltage? Is it between 115 and 127V, or 220
and 240V? If the LINE VOLTS switch on the rear panel of the player is
not set to your power main voltage, disconnect the power cord if it is
already connected, and change the switch setting accordingly.
AC POWER CORD
AC power cord