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Kenwood DVF-3300 Instruction Manual

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B60-5634-18 02 (K/E/X)


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  • Page 1 DVD/VCD/CD PLAYER DVF-3300 INSTRUCTION MANUAL B60-5634-18 02 (K/E/X) 06/01...
  • Page 2: Introduction

    Introduction Before applying power Units are designed for operation as follows. U.S.A., Canada and US-Military ... AC 110 Europe ... AC 230 V only Australia ... AC 240 V only Information on Disposal of Old Electrical and Electronic Equipment (applicable for EU coun- tries that have adopted separate waste collec- tion systems) Products with the symbol (crossed-out...
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read Instructions – All the safety and operating instructions should be read before the product is operated. Retain Instructions – The safety and operating instructions should be retained for future reference. Heed Warnings – All warnings on the product and in the operating instructions should be adhered to.
  • Page 4: Screen Saver

    If any accessories are missing, or if the unit is damaged or fails to operate, notify your dealer immediately. If the unit was shipped to you directly, notify your shipper immediately. Kenwood recommends that you retain the original carton and packing materials in case you need to move or ship the unit in the future.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Special features and Contents Special features ♦ Higher video quality than S-VHS video and LaserDisc ♦ Higher audio quality than music CD ♦ Graphical User Interface (G.U.I.) ♦ MPEG1 , MPEG2 files, DivX ♦ MP3, WMA and JPEG files playback This document classifies the applications of each feature using the following marks.
  • Page 6: Discs Information

    Discs information Types of playable discs The system this unit is using does not only play music from CD but can also play the discs listed below to offer you high-quality entertainment of video of movies and live concerts. DVD VIDEO Playable Disc (DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW) Logo mark on disc...
  • Page 7: Region Codes

    Region Codes Every player of this model has a certain region code assigned to it based on the country where the player is used. When the player is used to play back DVD VIDEO discs, it can only play the DVD VIDEO discs carrying the region codes matching the region code of the player.
  • Page 8: Playable Files With This Unit

    Playable files with this unit File Specifications Category/Item extension MOVIE [file size : 4GB (Max.)] MPEG1 .MPG, .MPEG video resolution : 720 x 576 (Max.) MPEG2 .MPG, .MPEG video resolution : 720 x 576 (Max.) ® DivX VIDEO* .AVI, .DIVX video resolution : 720 x 576 (Max.) XviD .AVI, XVID...
  • Page 9 Confirming media and files Check to ascertain that MP3/WMA files can be played back correctly on the personal computer in use prior to saving them onto the media. Check to ensure that the saved file can be played back normally. ÷...
  • Page 10: Video Formats

    Video formats The TV picture display and disc signal systems can be divided roughly into two TV formats (NTSC and PAL). They are variable depending on countries and areas. This unit has a function for changing the video format according to the TV type. Please confirm the type of your TV. Checking the Video Format Check the video format of the TV to be used When the video formats are different :...
  • Page 11: Important Items

    Important items Maintenance 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. Reference Disc handling precautions Handling Hold the disc so that you do not touch the playing surface.
  • Page 12: System Connections

    INPUT S VIDEO Connecting to a TV with SCART input terminal (For Europe) Make sure the DVD player is connected directly to the TV and not to a VCR, otherwise the DVD image could be distorted by the Note Note copy protection system.
  • Page 13 Amplifier equipped with 2-channel analog stereo or Dolby Pro Logic II / Pro Logic: Connect the left and right AUDIO OUT jacks on the DVD player to the audio left and right IN jacks on your amplifier, receiver, or stereo system, using the audio cords.
  • Page 14: Controls And Indicators

    Controls and indicators ON/STANDBY key Disc tray 0 (Open/Close) key Remote sensor 4(PREV.), ¢(NEXT) (Skip) / Search keys STANDBY MODE At the time of power off with the power cord inserted into a power outlet, a small amount of power is supplied to the system to back up the memory.
  • Page 15: Operation Of Remote Control Unit

    Operation of remote control unit & Model : RC-D0314 (Infrared ray system) Loading batteries 1 Remove the cover. Operation Insert the power plug into a power outlet, press the ON/ STANDBY key of the main unit or the POWER key on the remote control to on, then press the desired key.
  • Page 16: Set Up Functions

    Set Up functions Preparation for Set Up 1 Press the ON/STANDBY key to power on. Set up menu Initial Settings By using the Setup menu, you can make various adjustments to items such as picture and sound. You can also set a language for the subtitles and the Setup menu, among other things. For details on each Setup menu item, see pages 17 to 20.
  • Page 17: Language

    Progressive Scan If you are using the COMPONENT VIDEO jacks, but are ¡ connecting the DVD Player to a standard (analog) televi- sion, set Progressive Scan to Off. If you are using the COMPONENT VIDEO jacks for connection to a TV or monitor that is compatible with a progressive scan signal, set Progressive Scan to On.
  • Page 18: Audio

    AUDIO Each DVD disc has a variety of audio output options. Set the player’s AUDIO options according to the type of audio system you use. Dolby Digital/ DTS/ MPEG Bitstream: Select "Bit stream" if you connect the DVD Player’s DIGITAL OUT jack to an amplifier or other equipment with a Dolby Digital, DTS or MPEG de- coder.
  • Page 19: Others

    LOCK (Parental Control) Password (Security Code) You can enter or change password. 1 Select Password on the LOCK menu then press the Cursor right (3) key. 2 Follow step 2 as shown "Rating" part (*). "Change" or "New" is highlighted. 3 Enter the new 4-digit code, then press ENTER key.
  • Page 20: Hierarchical Structure Of Vcd Menus (P.b.c. Function)

    OTHERS (Continued) DivX(R) VOD You can display the DivX DRM (Digital Rights Management) Registration code for your unit only. The Registration code is used for VOD (Video-On- Demand) service agent. You can purchase or rent an encrypt movie file. If you rent the DivX VOD file, it has several options of viewing limits as shown below. •...
  • Page 21: Dvd Menu Language Code List

    DVD menu language code list Language Language Code Abkhazian 6566 Fiji Afar 6565 Finnish Afrikaans 6570 French Albanian 8381 Frisian Ameharic 6577 Galician Arabic 6582 Georgian Armenian 7289 German Assamese 6583 Greek Aymara 6588 Greenlandic Azerbaijani 6590 Guarani Bashkir 6665 Gujarati Basque 6985...
  • Page 22: Basic Playback Of Disc

    Basic playback of disc On screen display The on-screen Banner Display contains many playback features. To see the Banner Display, press ON SCREEN key on the remote while a disc is playing. Use the Cursor up/down (5/∞) keys on the remote to move through the different features in the Banner Display.
  • Page 23: Basic Play

    Basic play Load a disc. Press the ON/STANDBY key to power on. MAIN UNIT REMOTE Open the tray. MAIN UNIT REMOTE Place a disc. Start playback. ● To start playback of DVD video, audio CD or VCD. MAIN UNIT REMOTE ÷...
  • Page 24: Disc Playback Features

    Notes Notes ÷ You won't hear the sound (audio) on the DVD, VCD and DivX when you're using the Skip, Search, Step or Slow motion features. ÷ Playback features are not available during the opening cred- its of a movie. Disc playback features To stop playback MAIN UNIT...
  • Page 25: Repeat Play

    Repeat play Desired title, chapter, track or disc can be played back repeatedly. At the time of DVD video playback. ÷ "Chapter ": Repeat the chapter that is playing. ÷ "Title " : Repeat the title that is playing. At the time of audio CD/VCD playback. ÷...
  • Page 26: Program Play

    Program play You can listen to the desired tracks of the current CD, MP3 or WMA in any desired order. Program Edit Insert a disc and close the tray. (£) Audio CD or MUSIC menu appears. Press P.MODE key The E mark will appear to the right of the word "Pro- gram"...
  • Page 27: Movie Disc Playback Features

    Movie disc playback features STEP (freeze frame and frame advance) REMOTE Slow motion playback REMOTE Playback from desired title, chapter or track Because DVD video discs use digital technology, a title can be divided into individual chapters (similar to tracks on a CD). (At the time of DVD video playback) REMOTE Press ON SCREEN key.
  • Page 28: Select Audio Language

    Notes 2. When you chose an audio language by the AUDIO key, you only override the audio language setting in the DVD Player's main menu (in the Language Pref- erences menu within Setup menu) temporarily. Select the Audio channel You can choose to play back only the right or the left channel of audio recorded on the disc, or you can select stereo playback.
  • Page 29: Select Camera Angle

    Select Camera angle Some disc contains multiple angles particular scene or sequence. If the disc only has one angle, this feature won’t work. When you are playing a DVD disc contains scenes re- corded different camera angles, the angle indicator will blink on the TV screen.
  • Page 30: Zoom Function

    Zoom function Use zoom to enlarge the video image. During playback, press the ZOOM key on the remote. The square frame appears briefly in the right bottom of the picture. Each press the key switches the mode. 1 200% size 2 400% size 3 900% size 4 normal size...
  • Page 31: Music Disc Playback Features

    Music disc playback features Using the TV screen to start play- back Once you insert an audio CD , MP3 or WMA disc a menu appears on the TV screen. Audio CD menu MP3/WMA menu Press the Cursor up/down (5/∞) keys on the re- mote to select a track then press PLAY (3) or EN- TER and playback starts.
  • Page 32: Photo Files Playback Features (Jpeg Files Only)

    Photo files playback features (JPEG files only) To start playback Once you insert an audio JPEG disc a menu appears on the TV screen. 1 Press the Cursor up/down (5/∞) keys on the re- mote to select a folder then press ENTER key. 2 A list of files in the folder appears.
  • Page 33: In Case Of Difficulty

    ON or due to an external factor. In this case, switch off the power, wait for several seconds, and then switch the power on again. DVD player unit Symptom Playback does not start when the 3 key is pressed.
  • Page 34: Remote Control Unit

    DVD player unit (Continued) Symptom Playback will not start even after a title is se- lected. The parental level cannot be changed. The voice or subtitle language selected in the initial setting is not played. Menu screen messages are not shown in the desired language.
  • Page 35 THE CONNECTION TO THE "STANDARD DEFINITION" OUTPUT. IF THERE ARE QUESTIONS REGARDING OUR TV SET COMPATIBILITY WITH THIS MODEL 525P AND 625P DVD PLAYER, PLEASE CONTACT OUR CUS- TOMER SERVICE CENTER. Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. "Dolby" and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
  • Page 36: Specifications

    Wow and flutter ... Below measurable limit Analog output level/impedance ... 2 V / 330 Ω Digital output level/impedance COAXIAL ... 0.5 Vp-p / 75 Ω KENWOOD follows a policy of continuous advancements in development. For this reason specifications may Notes Notes be changed without notice.