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Samsung HT-DM150 Instruction Manual

Samsung HT-DM150 Instruction Manual

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  • Page 2: Safety Warnings

    DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:19 Page 1 Safety Warnings Use of controls, adjustments or performance of procedures other CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT than those specified herein may result in hazardous radiation KLASSE 1 LASER PRODUKT exposure. LUOKAN 1 LASER LAITE KLASS 1 LASER APPARAT PRODUCTO LASER CLASE 1 CAUTION-INVISIBLE LASER RADIATION WHEN OPEN AND INTERLOCKS DEFEATED, AVOID...
  • Page 3: Precautions

    DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:19 Page 2 Precautions Ensure that the AC power supply in your house complies with the identification sticker located on the back of your player. Install your player horizontally, on a suitable base (furniture), with enough space around it for ventilation (3~4inches). Make sure the ventilation slots are not covered.
  • Page 4: Do Not Use The Following Types Of Disc

    DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:19 Page 3 DVD (Digital Versatile Disc) offers fantastic audio and video, thanks to Dolby Digital surround sound and MPEG-2 video compression technology. Now you can enjoy these realistic effects in the home, as if you were in a movie theater or concert V I D E O hall.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:19 Page 4 Contents CHAPTER 1. CHAPTER 4. PREPARATION SETUP Safety Warnings Setting up the Language Features Precautions System Setup Description Speaker Setup Remote Control To set up Speaker Balance Listening on headphones Creating Realistic Sound Fields Dolby Pro Logic II decoder Modes (Digital Signal Processor) To increase Effect level...
  • Page 6: Description

    DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:19 Page 5 Description Front Panel Function button Play/Pause ( ) button Volume control Stop ( ) button Power ( ) button Disc Tray Open/Close button Standby indicator Headphone Jack Tuning Down & Skip ( ) buttons Tuning Up & Skip ( ) buttons Display TUNER indicator...
  • Page 7 DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:19 Page 6 Rear Panel Video Output Connector External Video Component Connect the TV's video input jacks (VIDEO IN) to the VIDEO OUT connector. Input Connector S-Video Output Connector External Digital Component Input If the TV is equipped with an S-Video input Connectors connector (S-VIDEO IN), connect it to the player's Use these for connections to external...
  • Page 8: Remote Control

    DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:19 Page 7 Remote Control Unit DVD POWER button TV Power button DVD button TV/VIDEO TV/VIDEO button TUNER button Channel AUX button TV Channel Selection button Volume Open/Close button TV Volume Control button Title button Play/Pause button Menu button Stop button Audio MO/ST (mono/stereo) button...
  • Page 9: Listening On Headphones

    DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:19 Page 8 Range of Operation of the Remote Control Insert Remote Batteries The remote control can be used up to approximately 23 feet/7 meters in a straight line. It can also be operated at a horizontal angle of Remove the battery cover on up to 30°...
  • Page 10: Connecting The Speakers

    DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:19 Page 9 Connecting the Speakers Center speaker Left front Right front speaker speaker Subwoofer • Connect the satellite speakers, center speaker, and subwoofer to the terminals on the rear panel using speaker cords supplied. • Connect the red cord to the red (+) terminal and the black cord to the black (-) terminal.
  • Page 11: Connect Video To Tv

    DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:19 Page 10 Connect Video to TV Component Composite S-Video Video Video Depending on your TV, Component Video input connectors may be marked as DVD Video input connectors. Composite Video (Good Quality) Connect the supplied video cable from the VIDEO OUT jack on the back panel of the system to the VIDEO IN jack on your television.
  • Page 12: Connecting The Fm And Am (Mw/Lw) Antennas

    DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:19 Page 11 Connecting the FM and AM Antennas ( MW/LW ) If AM reception is poor, connect an outdoor AM antenna(not supplied). If FM reception is poor, connect an outdoor FM antenna (not supplied). AM Loop Antenna (supplied) ANTENNA Snap the tabs on the loop into the slots of the...
  • Page 13: Aux Connections

    DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:19 Page 12 AUX Connections External Digital Components For connection to external To view pictures from equipment with digital output. external input , first connect the VIDEO IN Example: CD recorders, MD (Mini Disc) D/A VIDEO IN converters or other components equipped jack and then connect the with digital output jacks VIDEO OUT jack.
  • Page 14: Controlling A Tv With The Remote

    • Mitsubishi 02,16 If there is more than one code listed in the table, enter one at a time to determine which code works. Mival Nokia example : For SAMSUNG 1TVs Nordmende 13,14,24 While holding down the button, Panasonic 08,23~27...
  • Page 15: Before Using The Dvd Player

    DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:19 Page 14 Before Using the DVD Player Your DVD player is capable of playing DVD, VCD, and CD discs. User instructions may vary depending on the type of disc. Read the instructions carefully before use. Turn on the power Select a video mode by Press the DVD button to your DVD player...
  • Page 16: Dvd Playback

    DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:19 Page 15 DVD Playback Press the Open/Close( ) button to open the disc tray. • The button is located only on the Front Panel of the player (not on the remote). Insert a DVD disc. V I D E O •...
  • Page 17 DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:19 Page 16 Display Using the On-Screen Display Press the Display button on the remote. Display 00:00:00 V I D E O TITLE indicator DVD indicator TITLE ELAPSED CHAPTER indicator indicator Display DOLBY D I G I T A L V I D E O ANGLE indicator REPEAT indicator...
  • Page 18: Mp3-Cd Playback

    DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:19 Page 17 MP3-CD Playback This system has a built-in MP3 decoder. You can play back MP3 tracks (files)recorded on CD-Rs, CD-RWs, and CD-ROMs. What is MP3? MP3 is an abbreviation of Motion Picture Experts Group (or MPEG) Audio Layer 3. MP3 is simply a file format with a data compression ratio of 1:10 (128 Kbps*).
  • Page 19 DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:19 Page 18 Operations Using the On-Screen Display Turn on your TV when playing back an MP3 disc. When the loaded MP3 disc is recognized, the following Button To do on-screen display appears on the TV screen. (The contents of this on-screen display vary according to ENTER, Start playback or go into a directory.
  • Page 20: Forward/Reverse Searching

    DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:20 Page 19 Forward/Reverse Searching During playback, you can search quickly through a chapter or track for a specific scene or tune. High-Speed Playback Press the button. Each time the button is pressed Each time the button is pressed PLAY PLAY •...
  • Page 21: Slow Playback/Checking The Remaining Time

    DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:20 Page 20 Slow Playback/Checking the Remaining Time Playing Slowly Slow Press the Slow button. Each time the Slow button is pressed SLOW 1/2 The slow playback speed changes and the selections (1/2X, 1/4X, 1/8X, 1/16X and normal play) are repeated. SLOW 1/4 PLAY Remain...
  • Page 22: Repeat Playback

    DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:20 Page 21 Repeat Playback Repeat playback allows you to repeat a chapter, title, or track. Repeat Playing Repeatedly Press the Repeat button. Each time the Repeat button is pressed • Repeat playback operation is not possible with version 2.0 VCD discs if PBC is turned on. To operate this feature, press the MENU button, and then select "PBC OFF".
  • Page 23: Using Disc Menu/Title

    DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:20 Page 22 Using Disc Menu/Title Menu To Select the Disc Menu You can use the menus for the audio language, subtitle language, profile, etc. DVD menu contents differ from disc to disc. Press the Enter button. Use the Up/Down ( ) or Press the Menu button during playback.
  • Page 24: Selecting The Audio Language/Subtitle Language

    DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:20 Page 23 Selecting the Audio Language/Subtitle Language Audio Selecting the Audio Language MO/ST Press the Audio button. • Depending on the number of languages recorded on a DVD disc, a different audio language (ENGLISH, SPANISH, FRENCH, etc.) is selected each time the button is pressed. V I D E O •...
  • Page 25: Zoom/Angle Functions

    DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:20 Page 24 Zoom/Angle Functions Zoom To enlarge an image Press the Zoom button. • Images can be enlarged 2x and 4x. • During DVD playback, press the Zoom button to zoom in 2X/4X/normal, in that order. • Press to move the enlarged portion you want to watch.
  • Page 26: Program Playback

    DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:20 Page 25 Program Playback Use this function with video and music CDs to play the tracks in a particular order. Program To Program Tracks in a particular order Press the Program button. Press the Enter button then Press the Enter button, then use the Number buttons to use the Number buttons to...
  • Page 27 DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:20 Page 26 To Change the Program Press the Up/Down ( Press the Enter button to Press the Clear button and button to select the track select the title or chapter to be then press the Number number to be changed. changed.
  • Page 28: Sleep/D.r.c Function

    DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:20 Page 27 Sleep/D.R.C Function Sleep To set up Sleep Press the Sleep button. What is the • Each time the button is pressed the selection Sleep function? toggles as follows: SLEEP 10 SLEEP 20 You can set the sleep time so that SLEEP 30 SLEEP 60 SLEEP 90...
  • Page 29: Chapter 4. Setup

    DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:20 Page 28 Setting up the Language Features Using the DVD player's Setup function, you can customize the Menu Language, Subtitle Language, and Disc Menu Language. Setup To set up the language feature Press the Up/Down ( / ) button to select Press the Setup button from the stop mode.
  • Page 30: System Setup

    DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:20 Page 29 System Setup You can use the DVD player's Setup function to select the TV screen ratio, rating limit, or digital output mode. Setup To Set up the System Press the Left/Right ( Press the Up/Down ( From the stop mode, press button to select the system.
  • Page 31: Rating Level

    DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:20 Page 30 Adjusting the TV Aspect Ratio (Screen Size) The horizontal to vertical screen size ratio of conventional TVs is 4:3 while that of wide screen and high definition TVs is 16:9. This ratio is called the aspect ratio. When playing DVDs recorded in different screen size, you should adjust the aspect ratio to fit your TV or monitor.
  • Page 32: Speaker Setup

    DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:20 Page 31 Speaker Setup SPK Mode Setting up Speaker Mode and Delay Time Press the SPK Mode button. Press the Left/Right ( ) button to select the desired item. • Each time the button is pressed, a different mode selection is displayed on the front panel display as shown below.
  • Page 33: Setting Up The Speaker Delay Time

    DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:20 Page 32 Setting up the Speaker Delay Time When 5.1CH Surround Sound is played, you can enjoy the best sound if the distance between you and each speaker is the same. Since the sounds arrive at the listening position at different times depending on the placement of speakers, you can adjust this difference by adding a delay effect to the sound of the Center Speaker and Surround Speakers.
  • Page 34: To Set Up Speaker Balance

    DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:20 Page 33 To set up Speaker Balance Sound Edit To set up Speaker Balance Use the Left/Right ( ) button to make Press the Sound Edit button. adjustment. • Each time the button is pressed, the selection switches as shown below. Example: 5.1CH Sound Setup PRO LOGIC D I G I T A L...
  • Page 35: Creating Realistic Sound Fields

    DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:20 Page 34 Creating Realistic Sound Fields You can use the following surround modes to reproduce a realistic sound field. • Digital Multichannel Surround —Dolby Digital and DTS Digital Surround • Dolby Pro Logic II Dolby Digital and DTS Digital Surround To enjoy surround effectively, all the speakers need to be connected and activated.
  • Page 36: Dolby Pro Logic Ii Decoder

    DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:20 Page 35 Dolby Pro Logic II decoder Dolby Pro Logic II Dolby Pro Logic II is a new format for playing multichannel audio signals that offers improvements over conventional Dolby Pro Logic. It can be used to decode not only sources recorded in Dolby Surround, but also regular stereo sources into five channels (front left/right, center and surround left/right).
  • Page 37 DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:20 Page 36 Effect Dolby Pro Logic II Effect Function This function works only in the DPL II M (Dolby Pro Logic II Music) Mode. Use the Left/Right ( ) button to make Press the DSP/DPL II Effect button. adjustments.
  • Page 38: Dsp (Digital Signal Processor)

    DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:20 Page 37 Modes (Digital Signal Processor) DSP modes have been designed to simulate different acoustic environments. The sound heard in a hall, theater, pavilion, dance club, or live club consists of direct and indirect sound —early reflections and reflections from behind. Direct sounds reach the listener directly without any reflection.
  • Page 39: To Increase Effect Level

    DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:20 Page 38 To increase Effect level To increase Effect level Effect Press the DSP/DPL II Effect button. • The effect level can be set in steps from 1 to 4 EFFECT1 What is a Effect? EFFECT2 EFFECT3 OFF(DEFAULT).
  • Page 40: Listening To The Radio

    DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:20 Page 39 Listening to the Radio You can listen to the chosen band (FM, MW or LW broadcast stations) by using either the automatic tuning or manual tuning operation. Remote Press the Tuner(Band) Select a broadcast station. Control button.
  • Page 41: Presetting Stations

    DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:20 Page 40 Presetting stations You can store up to: • FM Frequency Modulation 15 FM stations • AM(MW) Medium Wave 8 MW stations • LW(Option) Long Wave 7 LW(Option) stations Example: Presetting FM 89.1 in the memory Use the Select the MANUAL by Press the Tuner(Band) button...
  • Page 42: Troubleshooting

    DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:20 Page 41 Troubleshooting Problem Check • Is the disc installed with the label side facing up? The disc tray does not • Is the power cord plugged securely into the power outlet? open. • Turn off the power to the unit by pressing the Power ( ) button and turn it back on.
  • Page 43 DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:20 Page 42 Problem Check • Is the TV power turned on? • Are the video cables properly connected? • The disc revolves but no • Is it the player in PAUSE mode? picture appears. • Is your TV’s video format (NTSC/PAL) set correctly? Press the NTSC/PAL button once again to change the current selection.
  • Page 44: Cautions On Handling And Storing Discs

    DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:20 Page 43 Cautions on Handling and Storing Discs Small scratches on the disc may reduce sound and picture quality or cause breaks in playback. Be especially careful not to scratch discs when handling them. Handling and Storing Discs When you get fingerprints or dirt on the disc, clean it with a mild detergent diluted in water and wipe with a soft cloth.
  • Page 45: Disc Type And Protection

    DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:20 Page 44 Disc Type and Protection Usable Discs Recording Disc Size Disc Types Marks Max. Playing Time Types Approx. 240 min. (Single-sided) 12cm Approx. 480 min. (Double-sided) Audio + Video V I D E O Approx. 80 min. (Single-sided) Approx.
  • Page 46: Specifications

    DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:20 Page 45 Specification Power Consumption 120W 6.6Kg Weight 360mm x 76mm x 365mm Dimensions (W x H x D) +5°C~+35°C Operating Temperature Range 10%~75% Operating Humidity Range 10dB Usable Sensitivity 60dB S/N Ratio 0.5% Distortion 54dB Usable Sensitivity S/N Ratio 40dB Distortion...
  • Page 47: Reference

    DM150(GB)-noRDS 7/27/02 12:20 Page 46 Reference Note on Terminology Recorded onto some DVD discs are scenes which have been simultaneously shot from a number ANGLE of different angles (the same scene is shot from the front, from the left , from the right , etc.). With such discs, the Angle button can be used to change the angle of view for specific scenes.
  • Page 48 DM150-Cover(GB)-NOR 7/27/02 13:07 Page 1 THIS APPLIANCE IS MANUFACTURED BY: AH68-01141J...

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