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MULTIPLE DVD VCD CD PLAYER
INSTRUCTION MANUAL
DV-6050
KENWOOD CORPORATION
COMPACT
DIGITAL VIDEO
B60-5324-08 01 (K,P)
0203

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  • Page 1 MULTIPLE DVD VCD CD PLAYER INSTRUCTION MANUAL DV-6050 KENWOOD CORPORATION COMPACT DIGITAL VIDEO B60-5324-08 01 (K,P) 0203...
  • Page 2: Before Applying Power

    Before applying power Units are designed for operation as follows. U.S.A. and Canada ... AC 120 V only Safety precautions WARNING : TO PREVENT FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE. CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN THE LIGHTNING FLASH WITH ARROWHEAD SYMBOL, WITHIN AN EQUILATERAL TRIANGLE, IS INTENDED TO ALERT THE USER TO THE...
  • Page 3: Features

    Film and Animation Detection processes film and animation information separately, reducing artifacts and distortion in both. The DV-6050 allows you to use the on-screen menu to compare the DCDi-processed picture with the unprocessed picture. See page 38 of the instruction manual for details.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents Caution : Read the pages marked Before applying power ... 2 Safety precautions ... 2 Features ... 3 Accessories ... 3 IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS ... 6 Systems and Types of Playable Discs ... 8 Unplayable Discs ... 8 Icons Inscribed on DVD Discs ... 8 Region Codes of This Player (DVD VIDEO disc only) ...
  • Page 5 Chapter 4: OSD Operation ... 29 Basic OSD Operation ... 30 "MAIN" OSD Operation ... 31 Selecting the disc to be played ... 31 Selecting a group, track, title, chapter, folder or file ... 31 Time display switching and time search ... 32 Memory playback ...
  • Page 6: Important Safeguards

    IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS Please read all of the safety and operating instructions before operating this appliance. Adhere to all warnings on the appliance and in the instruction manual. Follow all the safety and operating instructions. These safety and operating instructions should be retained for future reference.
  • Page 7 13.Lightning – For added protection for this appliance during a lightning storm, or when it is left unattended and unused for long periods of time, unplug it from the wall outlet and disconnect the antenna or cable system. This will prevent damage to the appliance due to lightning and power-line surges.
  • Page 8: Systems And Types Of Playable Discs

    Systems and Types of Playable Discs DVD AUDIO 12 cm 8 cm DVD VIDEO 12 cm 8 cm 12 cm COMPACT 8 cm DIGITAL VIDEO CD (CD-R, CD-RW) 12 cm COMPACT 8 cm DIGITAL AUDIO Unplayable Discs Never attempt to play a Photo CD on this unit. Other discs which cannot be played on this unit: ¶...
  • Page 9: Region Codes Of The Dvd Video Discs That Can Be Played With This Player

    Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Suriname, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Christmas Island, Cocos Islands, Cook Islands, Falkland Islands, French Guiana, French Polynesia, Guadeloupe, Guam, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, Niue, Norfolk Island, Northern Mariana Islands, Pitcairn, Tokelau, Turks and Caicos Islands, Wallis and Futuna Islands...
  • Page 10: Chapter 1: Connection Of Equipment

    Chapter 1: Connection of Equipment This manual describes the standard, most typical connections of the player. When an associated system component is connected, also refer to their instruction manuals. For details on the connection of the following components, see the indicated reference pages. Before Start ! Preparation of Remote Control Unit ! MP3 Files That Can Be Played Back with This Equipment !
  • Page 11: Bofore Start

    Before Start Do not insert the power cord plugs of the player and the connected components until all of the components have been connected. Be sure to insert all connection cables securely. If a cable is plugged incompletely, lack of video, lack of audio or noise may result.
  • Page 12: Connection With A Tv Or Stereo System

    Connection with a TV or Stereo System (Select the video connection method according to the TV in use) Component video connection: To color difference (C To luminance (Y) input jack Component video cable (optional) S Video connection: To S Video input connector When S-Video cable is connected, the ordinary video connection is not necessary.
  • Page 13: To Connect A Tv

    Connection with a TV or Stereo System Do not insert the power cord plugs of the player and the connected components until all of the components have been connected. For details on the connection terminals and functions of the TV, refer to its instruction manual. The video output from the player should be connected directly to the TV.
  • Page 14: Connection With An Av Amplifier

    Connection with an AV Amplifier Used when the AV amplifier and TV have the component video connection capability. S Video connection : When S-Video cable is connected, the ordinary video connection is not necessary. Remove the protective cap before using the DIGITAL OUT OPTICAL connector.
  • Page 15: To Connect An Av Amplifier

    To enjoy DTS Digital Surround™ playback, an external 5.1 channel DTS Digital Surround™ decoder system must be connected to the digital output (S/P DIF, AES/EBU, or TosLink) of the CD, LD or DVD player. This unit is equipped with DTS Digital Surround™ decoder.
  • Page 16: Chapter 2: Controls And Indicators

    Chapter 2: Controls and indicators This chapter gives description on the front panel buttons, display panel of the player main unit and the provided remote control unit. This chapter is composed of the following sections. & Front Panel Display * Remote Control Unit ( Chapter 2: Controls and indicators...
  • Page 17: Front Panel

    Front Panel POWER STANDBY POWER ON/OFF button/ "STANDBY" indicator ¡ DISC SKIP button ™ 4 / ¢ (skip down & skip up) buttons £ DISC 1 ~ 5 buttons/ indicators ™ Display DISC SKIP DISC 1 DISC 2 DISC 3 ¢...
  • Page 18: Display

    Display "PROG.", "PBC" indicators ∞‚ Operation indicators CD(CD-R/RW), VCD and DVD related indicators Disc number indicators Special playback related indicators §¶‹›qu " ", " ", " VIDEO", " Character information display ¶‹ Switching the Display Brightness Press the SHIFT button on the remote and then press the DIMMER button. Each press of the latter button switches the display brightness to one of the three levels.
  • Page 19: Remote Control Unit

    Remote Control Unit The buttons with the same names as those on the player main unit have the same functions as the main unit buttons. Model: RC-D0310 (Infrared ray system) button ¡ POWER PAGE ∞, PAGE 5 buttons § INDEX ∞, INDEX 5 buttons § 4/¢...
  • Page 20: Chapter 3: Basic Operation

    Chapter 3: Basic Operation This chapter gives description on the basic operations of the control buttons on the player main unit and remote. This chapter is composed of the following sections. Configuration of Discs ¡ Turning power on ¡ Inserting discs ™ On Basic Operation ™...
  • Page 21: Configuration Of Discs

    Configuration of Discs DVD AUDIO disc configuration DVD AUDIO Group 1 Group 2 Track 1 2 2 3 4 5 Track 1 2 2 3 4 5 Index 1 The group is the largest unit composing the music in an DVD AUDIO disc.
  • Page 22: Inserting Discs

    Inserting discs The disc tray accommodates up to five discs. The discs can be changed during playback without stopping the currently played disc. Be sure to operate a button when opening/closing the tray or rotating the tray. Never attempt to move the tray with your hand.
  • Page 23: Playing Discs By Selecting The Group, Track, Title, Chapter Or File

    Playing discs by selecting the group, track, title, chapter or file Input the number of the group, track, title, chapter or file using 0 to 9, +10 and +100 on the remote. ¶ With a DVD disc when a number is input during playback, playback of the chapter or track having the same number as the input number in the same group, or title starts.
  • Page 24: Forward Search And Reverse Search

    Forward search and reverse search During playback, press the 1 or ¡ button on the remote. ¶ When OSD is displayed, pressing the ON SCREEN button turns it off and shows the speed in place. ¶ The first press of the 1 or ¡ button starts forward search or reverse search at the lowest speed step.
  • Page 25: Menu Playback Of Dvd

    Menu playback of DVD When a DVD containing the recording of the top menu or menu is played, the top menu or menu is displayed. These menus allow you to select the position you want to play easily based on an interactive method. The following operation procedure is the basic procedure.
  • Page 26: Skipping Indexes In Dvd Audio

    Skipping indexes in DVD AUDIO DVD AUDIO tracks contain the recording of indexes. The following operation makes it possible to skip the currently played track index and restart playback from the next index. Press the INDEX ∞ or INDEX 5 button during play- back.
  • Page 27: Switching The Time Display

    Switching the time display The information in the time display can be switched over. This operation is not available in stop mode, during menu playback of DVD or with a DVD for which time display is disabled. If P.B.C. is set to On with a VCD, set P.B.C. to Off. ∞ Every time the DISPLAY button is pressed during playback, the time display switches to the number display of the group, track, title, and chapter or file.
  • Page 28: Switching The Audio Language

    [ During playback of MP3 disc ] : Repeat playback of the file being played. File : Repeat playback of the folder being played. Fldr : Repeat playback of the disc being played. Disc : Repeat playback of all discs in the tray. A l l : Repeat playback Off.
  • Page 29: Chapter 4: Osd Operation

    Chapter 4: OSD Operation The operations described in this chapter allows the user to perform operations and settings by referring to the OSD (On-Screen Display). As the OSD operation uses only the specific buttons on the remote, the user can enjoy the functions of the player even before memorizing the functions of all buttons.
  • Page 30: Basic Osd Operation

    Basic OSD Operation Various operations can be performed by selecting the OSD icons on the TV screen using the cursor button on the remote. Press the ON SCREEN button to display OSD. "MAIN" OSD : Title Chapter Disc T O TA L : 4 0 P l a y S e t...
  • Page 31: Main" Osd Operation

    "MAIN" OSD Operation This section describes the display contents and controllable items of the "MAIN" OSD. (Note that certain items may not be controllable depending on the played disc and player status.) Disc Title Chapter T O TA L : 4 0 P l a y S e t O f f...
  • Page 32: Time Display Switching And Time Search

    Time display switching and time search Use the following procedure to switch the type of information shown by the time display shown in the OSD or player display. Time search is also available for specifying the position to start playback by inputting the time information.
  • Page 33: Memory Playback

    Memory playback When you register a scene you like in memory, you can start playback from that scene any time you want. Up to 10 scenes can be registered in memory. Memory registration and deletion are not available during menu playback of DVD or with a DVD VIDEO for which time display is disabled.
  • Page 34: A-B Repeat Playback

    [ During playback of DVD AUDIO ] "Off": Repeat playback off. "Track": Repeat playback of the track being Track played. Group Disc "Group": Repeat playback of the group being played. "Disc": Repeat playback of the disc being played. ¶ "Disc" is displayed only when "SEQ.2" indicator is lit.
  • Page 35: Sound" Osd Operation

    "SOUND" OSD Operation This section describes the items which can be controlled with the "SOUND" OSD. (Some items may be uncontrollable depending on the played disc and player status.) Digital 3/2.1ch SOUND Audio icon: Shows the audio signal, audio language and number of audio channels.
  • Page 36: Cinema Voice Function

    Cinema Voice function This function to be used when words are hard to be distinguished during playback of DVD recorded with Dolby Digital Surround, Dolby Digital, DTS, or DVD AUDIO LPCM. To use this function, it is required that the disc being played provides the center channel audio.
  • Page 37: Switching The Subtitle Language

    Switching the subtitle language When a DVD contains recording of subtitles in multiple languages, the desired subtitle language can be selected. Press the ON SCREEN button during playback of DVD, and select the "VISUAL" OSD by pressing the cursor up/down button. Move the cursor to (Subtitle icon) by 1 ENG...
  • Page 38: Adjusting The Picture Quality

    Adjusting the picture quality Use the following procedure to adjust the picture quality. (If the desired picture quality cannot be obtained by the following operation, adjust it on the TV.) COMPONENT VIDEO OUTPUT switch : The setting items vary depending on the position of the COM- PONENT VIDEO OUTPUT switch on the rear of the player.
  • Page 39: Chapter 5: Applied Operations

    Chapter 5: Applied Operations This chapter gives descriptions on the special playback operation. This chapter is composed of the following sections. Switching the Play Modes ‚ Program Playback ‚ Disc Random Playback q All Random Playback q MP3 disc Operation w Bonus Group w Chapter 5: Applied Operations...
  • Page 40: Switching The Play Modes

    Switching the Play Modes The play modes of the player include the program mode, disc random mode and all random mode in addition to the track mode for normal playback. Select the desired play mode and enjoy disc playback in many ways.
  • Page 41: Clearing The Program

    ¶ If the disc is changed in the middle of programming, the playback may become different from the intended playback. In this case, the programming should be restarted from the beginning. Clearing the program Perform operations in step 1 of the procedure in "Reg- istering and playing the program".
  • Page 42: Mp3 Disc Operation

    MP3 disc Operation When playing an MP3 disc, files or folders containing files can be searched by displaying their names on the TV screen and display panel. Press the TOP MENU/PBC button. ¶ The maximum number of folders or files that can be searched is 999.
  • Page 43: Chapter 6: Various Setups

    Chapter 6 : Various Setups This chapter describes the setup operations of the player according to the connected components. Most of the operations described below can be performed using the provided remote control unit. This chapter is composed of the following sections. Basic Operations in Setup Screen r "MAIN"...
  • Page 44: Basic Operations In Setup Screen

    Basic Operations in Setup Screen The "SET UP MENU" includes the "MAIN", "SOUND" and "VISUAL" menus. When a setup screen is displayed, select the desired item according to the purpose. If the power is turned off while the setup screen remains displayed after setting changes, the changes will be invalid.
  • Page 45: Main" Setting

    "MAIN" Setting When "MAIN" is selected in "SET UP MENU": The setups according to the connected TV, viewing restriction, DVD VIDEO mode, OSD position, on-screen messages and IPB display can be set. Operation procedure While the player is in stop mode, press the SET UP button to display the "MAIN"...
  • Page 46 Operation procedure While the player is in stop mode, press the SET UP button to display the "MAIN" menu of "SET UP MENU". Press the ENTER button to open the setup screen. MAIN Level 8 Rating TV Aspect TV Mode Letterbox TV Monitor Type Standard...
  • Page 47: Rating" Setting

    "Rating" Setting This setting makes it possible to inhibit the playback of adult DVD videodiscs that you do not want the children to view. However, there are some discs which carries an X-rating indication on the jacket but do not contain recording of the viewing restriction label.
  • Page 48: Sound" Setting

    "SOUND" Setting When "SOUND" is selected in "SET UP MENU": "SOUND" is to be selected when you want to set the audio output method when system components are connected using the digital audio output connector of the player. When the system is connected using the 6CH. OUTPUT jacks of the player, also select "SOUND"...
  • Page 49 Operation procedure While the player is in stop mode, press the SET UP button and press the cursor up/down button to display the "SOUND" menu of "SET UP MENU". Press the ENTER button to open the setup screen. SOUND Digital Audio PCM Down Conversion Dolby Digital Bitstream...
  • Page 50: Speaker Setting

    "Speaker Setting" This unit has two kinds of speaker setting methods. "Speaker Setting (Custom)" This is the normal setting operation. "Speaker Setting (Quick)" W This is the simplified setting operation. "Speaker Setting (Custom)" At the factory, the player has been set to the standard setting with which the speakers can reproduce the 6- channel signals as soon as the connections are made.
  • Page 51 Select the Speaker item (refer to the table on the right) and press the ENTER button. Select the Function item (refer to the table on the right) and press the ENTER button. Select the Setting item (refer to the table on the right) and press the ENTER button.
  • Page 52 Speaker level setting using Test Tone : Operation procedure Perform steps 1 and 3 of "Speaker Setting (Custom)". p Press the cursor button to select "Test" then press the ENTER button. ÷ The Test Tone will be output from each speaker for a specified period of time, in the sequence beginning with the L CH speaker and ending with the Surround L CH speaker.
  • Page 53: Distance Setting

    Chapter 6: Various Setups Distance Setting With Dolby Digital DVD playback, the distances between the listening position and all of the center/ surround speakers should ideally be identical. When the distances between the listening position and speakers are set, this unit adjusts the delay time of the speakers automatically.
  • Page 54: Visual" Setting

    "VISUAL" Setting When "VISUAL" is selected in "SET UP MENU": Select "VISUAL" when you want to change the language used to display the menu screens, language use in menus on the disc, audio language, subtitle language, etc. Also select "VISUAL" to set the still mode or the Black Level mode.
  • Page 55 Operation procedure While the player is in stop mode, press the SET UP button and press the cursor up/down button to display the "VISUAL" menu of "SET UP MENU". Press the ENTER button to open the setup screen. VISUAL Player Menu Language English Disc Menu Language English...
  • Page 56 Operation procedure While the player is in stop mode, press the SET UP button and press the cursor up/down button to display the "VISUAL" menu of "SET UP MENU". Press the ENTER button to open the setup screen. VISUAL Player Menu Language English Disc Menu Language English...
  • Page 57: Disc Language Code Table

    Disc Language Code Table Code No. : Language Code No. : Language 6565 : Afar 7089 : 6566 : Abkhazian 7165 : 6570 : Afrikaans 7168 : 6577 : Amharic 7176 : 6582 : Arabic 7178 : 6583 : Assamese 7185 : 6588 : Aymara...
  • Page 58: Chapter 7: Other Information

    Chapter 7: Other Information Chapter 7: Other Information To Be Noted O Symptoms and Treatment Œ Glossary ´ Specifications ˇ...
  • Page 59: To Be Noted

    To Be Noted Maintenance of the unit When the front panel or case becomes dirty, wipe with a soft, dry cloth. Do not use thinner, benzine, alcohol, etc. for these agents may cause discoloration. In regard to contact cleaner Do not use contact cleaners because it could cause a malfunction.
  • Page 60 "STANDARD DEFINITION" output. If there are questions regarding our TV set compatibility with this model 525p DVD player, please contact our customer service center. Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories.
  • Page 61: Symptoms And Treatment

    Symptoms and Treatment Playback starts but the video is not output. ¶ The input selection of the TV and/or AV amplifier is incorrect or these devices are not turned on. ¶ Connection cords are connected improp- erly. @$ Playback starts but the audio is not output. ¶...
  • Page 62 "INIT OK", turn the player on again. O If the error code still remains in the display, note the error code and consult your dealer or local KENWOOD for servicing. Chapter 7: Other Information The display shows "LOCKED" and no operation is accepted.
  • Page 63: Glossary

    Glossary DVD (Digital Versatile Disc): DVD VIDEO is a disc featuring high video/audio quality, made possible by large recording capacity of video and audio signals of movie software, etc. and by digital signal process- ing. DVD AUDIO has been desired to provide even higher audio quality than DVD VIDEO by using high- bit, high sampling rate processing.
  • Page 64 Angle (DVD): Some DVDs contain the recording of multiple viewing angles. This player allows the user to select desired one of the recorded angles during playback of such a DVD. Audio language (DVD): Some DVDs contain the re- cording of multiple audio languages. This player al- lows the user to select desired one of the recorded audio languages during playback of such a DVD.
  • Page 65: Specifications

    H : 127 mm (5”) D : 432 mm (17”) Weight (net) ... 7.0 kg (15.4 lb) KENWOOD follows a policy of continuous advancements in development. For this reason specifications may be changed without notice. Sufficient performance may not be exhibited at...
  • Page 66 Chapter 7: Other Information MEMORANDUM...
  • Page 67 Chapter 7: Other Information...
  • Page 68 For your records Record the serial number, found on the back of the unit, in the spaces designated on the warranty card, and in the space provided below. Refer to the model and serial numbers whenever you call upon your dealer for information or service on this product.