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V9970QMH.NA1ULL_ENG_16T
DVD Player &
Video Cassette Recorder
OWNER'S MANUAL
MODEL : LDX-514
Before connecting, operating or adjusting this
product, please read this owner's manual
carefully and completely.
For service/
support Call:
Toll Free Number
1-800-243-0000

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  • Page 1: Dvd Player

    V9970QMH.NA1ULL_ENG_16T DVD Player & Video Cassette Recorder OWNER’S MANUAL MODEL : LDX-514 Before connecting, operating or adjusting this product, please read this owner’s manual carefully and completely. For service/ support Call: Toll Free Number 1-800-243-0000...

  • Page 2

    Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV tech- nician for help. FCC COMPLIANCE: The responsible party for this prod- uct’s compliance is: LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc.,1000 Sylvan Avenue, Englewood Cliffs, NJ. Phone: 1-800-243-0000. CAUTION concerning the Power Cord Most appliances recommend they be placed upon a dedicated circuit;...

  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS CAUTION: PLEASE READ AND OBSERVE ALL WARNINGS AND INSTRUCTIONS IN THIS OWNER’S MANUAL. AND THOSE MARKED ON THE PRODUCT. RETAIN THIS BOOKLET FOR FUTURE REFERENCE. This product has been designed and manufactured to assure personal safety. Improper use can result in electric shock or fire hazard.

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction ..... .5 Moisture Condensation ....5 Symbol Used in this Manual .

  • Page 5: Introduction

    Introduction To ensure proper use of this product, please read this owner’s manual carefully and retain for future refer- ence. This manual provides information on the operation and maintenance of your DVD+VCR. Should the unit require service, contact an authorized service loca- tion.

  • Page 6: Types Of Playable Discs

    Types of Playable Discs (8 cm / 12 cm disc) Video CD (VCD) (8 cm / 12 cm disc) Audio CD (8 cm / 12 cm disc) In addition, this unit plays Memory Card, DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-RW, DVD+RW, SVCD, and CD-R / CD-RW that contains audio titles, MP3, WMA, and/or JPEG, DivX files.

  • Page 7: Disc-related Terms

    DivX is the name of a revolutionary new video codec which is based on the new MPEG-4 compression standard for video.You will be able to play DivX movies using this DVD player. PBC: Playback Control (Video CD only) Playback control is available for Video CD (VCD) ver- sion 2.0 disc formats.

  • Page 8: Card Useable On This Unit

    Card useable on this unit Card useable on this unit Compact Flash Card (CF) • Micro Drive (MD) • Secure Digital Card (SD) • Multi Media Card (MMC) • SmartMedia Card (SMC) • Memory Stick (MS) • Memory Stick Pro (MS-Pro) •...

  • Page 9: Front Panel

    Front Panel 1 POWER button and indicator Switches the DVD+VCR ON and OFF. Lights green when the DVD+VCR is turned on. DVD indicator Indicates the active DVD deck. Disc Tray (DVD deck) Insert a disc here. Z Z OPEN/CLOSE Opens or closes the disc tray. Cassette Compartment (VCR deck) Insert a video cassette here.

  • Page 10: Remote Control

    Remote Control b B v V Selects menu options. CH/TRK(v v +/V V -) Selects VCR channels. Adjusts manually the tape’s picture onscreen. N (PLAY) Starts playback. Selects numbered options in a menu. Repeats sequence between two points (A and B). SPEED Selects recording speed.

  • Page 11: Rear Panel

    Rear Panel Caution Do not touch the inner pins of the jacks on the rear panel. Electrostatic discharge may cause permanent damage to the unit. b c d e ANT.IN Connect the VHF/UHF/CATV antenna to this terminal. VCR IN LINE 1 (VIDEO/AUDIO (Left/Right)) Connect the audio/video output of an external source (Audio system, TV/Monitor, VCR, Camcorder).

  • Page 12: Connecting An Antenna Or Cable Tv

    Connecting an Antenna Connecting an Antenna or Cable TV or Cable TV a Antenna Disconnect the antenna from the rear of the TV and identify the antenna cable. If it is a round 75 ohm coaxial cable connect it directly to the jack marked ANT.IN on your DVD+VCR.

  • Page 13: Optional Tv Connections

    RF coaxial connection Connect the RF.OUT jack on the DVD+VCR to the antenna in jack on the TV using the supplied 75-ohm Coaxial Cable (R). How to set the DVD+VCR’s RF output channel 1. When the DVD+VCR is turned off, press and hold CH (V/v) on the front panel for more than five seconds.

  • Page 14: Hdmi Connection

    HDMI Connection HDMI Connection If you have a HDMI TV or monitor, you can connect it to this DVD+VCR using a HDMI cable. 1. Connect the HDMI OUT jack on the DVD+VCR to the HDMI jack on a HDMI compatible TV or monitor (H).

  • Page 15: Connection To An Amplifier

    Connection to an Amplifier Connection to an Amplifier You can only listen to DVD playback using OPTICAL (O), COAXIAL (X) and AUDIO OUT (A2) connections. The tuner and VCR will still be heard through the RF.OUT (R) or DVD/VCR AUDIO OUT (A1) jack. (See page 12.) Connecting to an amplifier equipped with two channel analog stereo or Dolby Pro Logic II/Pro...

  • Page 16: Initial Settings - Vcr

    Initial Settings - VCR Initial Settings - VCR By using the VCR Setup menu, you can make various adjustments to items such as clock setting, and timer recordings. Your DVD+VCR allows remote control adjustment of several features. General Operation 1. Press VCR on the remote control. 2.

  • Page 17: Tuning

    TUNING This DVD+VCR is equipped with a frequency synthe- sized tuner capable of receiving up to 181 channels. These include VHF channels 2-13, UHF channels 14-69 and CATV channels 1-125. Auto Channel Programming 1. Choose the SOURCE SELECT option, then use b/B to select TUNER.

  • Page 18: Initial Settings - Dvd

    Initial Settings - DVD Initial Settings - DVD By using the DVD Setup menu, you can make vari- ous 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 18 to 21.

  • Page 19: Display

    DISPLAY TV Aspect 4:3 : Select when a standard 4:3 TV is connected. 16:9 : Select when a 16:9 wide TV is connected. Display Mode Display Mode setting works only when the TV Aspect mode is set to “4:3”. Letterbox: Displays a wide picture with bands on the upper and lower portions of the screen.

  • Page 20: Lock (parental Control)

    LOCK (Parental Control) Rating Some movies contain scenes that may not be suit- able for children to view. Many of these discs contain parental control information that applies to the com- plete disc or to certain scenes on the disc. Movies and scenes are rated from 1 to 8, depending on the area.

  • Page 21: Others

    You can set up the DVD+VCR so a DVD disc auto- matically starts playing whenever the DVD is insert- If Auto Play mode is set to On, this DVD player will search for title that has the longest playback time and then play back the title automatically.

  • Page 22: Operation

    Operation This chapter describes how to operate the VCR and DVD. VCR T ape Playback VCR T ape Playback Press the VCR button to select the device to be oper- ated. Basic Instructions 1. Turn on the TV. 2. Tune the TV to the DVD+VCR output channel (CH 3 or 4) or if a direct VIDEO/AUDIO connection is made between the DVD+VCR and the TV, set the TV’s source selector to VIDEO.

  • Page 23: Slow Motion

    Slow Motion During slow motion, audio is muted and horizontal lines (noise bars) may appear on the TV screen. This is normal. 1. While in still mode, press FORWARD (M). The tape is played at a speed 1/19 times slower than the normal speed.

  • Page 24: Vcr Tape Recording

    VCR T ape Recording VCR T ape Recording Basic Instructions 1. Turn on the DVD+VCR and TV. 2. Tune the TV to the DVD+VCR output channel (CH 3 or 4) or if a direct VIDEO/AUDIO connec- tion is made between the DVD+VCR and the TV, set the TV’s source selector to VIDEO.

  • Page 25

    6. Use the v/V buttons to switch between the pro- gram options, and the b/B buttons to input the program information: Input the month, day, start and stop times of the program you want to record. Channel: Select a TV channel, LINE1 or LINE2. If you have CABLE TV and use a cable box (con- verter) you must set the channel to match the cable box output channel (usually CH 3 or 4).

  • Page 26: Instant Timer Recording

    Instant T imer Recording Instant T imer Recording With this feature you can record for a preset length without using the program timer. 1. Turn on DVD+VCR and the TV. 2. Be sure the TV is tuned to the DVD+VCR output channel (CH 3 or 4).

  • Page 27: Copying From Dvd To Vcr

    Copying from DVD to VCR Copying from DVD to VCR You can copy the contents of a DVD to a VHS tape. 1. Insert the disc you wish to copy into the DVD deck and close the disc tray. 2. Insert a blank VHS video tape into the VCR deck. 3.

  • Page 28: Additional Vcr Information

    Additional VCR Information Additional VCR Information • During manual recording, timer recording, Instant Timer Recording, playback, or fast forward modes, the DVD+VCR automatically starts rewinding the tape at the end of the tape. The cassette stops at the beginning of the tape and is ejected.

  • Page 29: Playing A Dvd Or Video Cd

    Playing a DVD or V ideo CD Playing a DVD or V ideo CD Playback Setup 1. Turn on the TV and select the video input source connected to the DVD+VCR. 2. Turn on the audio system (if applicable) and select the input source connected to the DVD+VCR.

  • Page 30: Search

    Search DivX 1. Press BACKWARD ( ) or FORWARD ( during playback. 2. Press BACKWARD ( ) or FORWARD ( repeatedly to select the required speed. DVD disc; X2, X4, X16 or X100 With DivX Disc or Video CD; X2, X4, X8 3.

  • Page 31: Random

    Random Karaoke DVD 1. Press RANDOM during playback. The unit auto- matically begins random playback and RANDOM appears on the TV screen. 2. Press RANDOM again to normal. Tip: By pressing SKIP (>) during random playback, the unit selects another title (track) and resumes random playback. Note: On a Video CD with PBC, You must set PBC to Off on the setup menu to use the this function (See “PBC”...

  • Page 32: On-screen Display - Dvd

    On-Screen Display - DVD On-Screen Display - DVD You can display the general playback status on the TV screen. Some items can be changed using the menu. To use the on-screen display: 1. Press DISPLAY during playback. 2. You can select an item by pressing v / V and change or select the setting by pressing b / B.

  • Page 33

    Playing an Audio CD or Playing an Audio CD or MP3/WMA Files MP3/WMA Files The DVD+VCR can play Audio CDs and MP3/WMA files on CD-ROM, CD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW, DVD-R/RW discs or Memory Card. Audio CD Once you insert an audio CD a menu appears on the TV screen.

  • Page 34

    Audio CD and MP3 / WMA Audio CD and MP3 / WMA Disc Features Disc Features Pause 1. Press PAUSE/STEP (X) during playback. 2. To return to playback, press N (PLAY) or press PAUSE/STEP (X) again. Moving to another Track 1.

  • Page 35: Programmed Playback

    Programmed Playback Programmed Playback The program function enables you to store your favourite tracks from any disc in the player memory. A program can contain 30 tracks. 1. Insert a disc. Audio CD or MP3/WMA Discs. AUDIO CD or MUSIC menu appears. 2.

  • Page 36: Viewing A Jpeg Files

    iewing a JPEG Files iewing a JPEG Files This unit can play JPEG files on CD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW, DVD-R/RW discs or Memory Card. 1. Insert a disc and close the tray. The PHOTO menu appears on the TV screen. 2. Press v / V to select a folder, and press ENTER. A list of files in the folder appears.

  • Page 37: Playing A Divx Movie File

    Playing a DivX Movie File Playing a DivX Movie File The DVD+VCR can play Divx files on CD-R/RW or DVD±R/RW discs or Memory Card. 1. Use v / V to select a folder, and press ENTER. A list of files in the folder appears. 2.

  • Page 38: Controlling Your Tv With The Supplied Remote

    TV using some of the buttons. Controlling other TVs with the remote You can control the sound level, input source, and power switch of non-LG TVs as well. If your TV is list- ed in the table below, set the appropriate manufactur- er code.

  • Page 39: Reference

    Reference Language Codes Use this list to input your desired language for the following initial settings: Disc Audio, Disc Subtitle, Disc Menu. Language Code Language Abkhazian 6566 Fiji Afar 6565 Finnish Afrikaans 6570 French Albanian 8381 Frisian Ameharic 6577 Galician Arabic 6582 Georgian...

  • Page 40: Troubleshooting

    roubleshooting roubleshooting Check the following guide for the possible cause of a problem before contacting service. Symptom The power cord is disconnected. No power. Abnormal or no picture The TV is not set to receive DVD+VCR signal output. The video cable is not connected securely.

  • Page 41

    Symptom The DVD+VCR does No disc is inserted. not start playback. No tape is inserted. An unplayable disc is inserted. The disc is placed upside down. The disc is not placed within the guide. The disc is dirty. The Rating level is set. Is the cassette compartment empty? Video tape cannot be inserted.

  • Page 42: Specifications

    Specifications Specifications General Power requirements Power consumption Dimensions (approx.) Weight (approx.) Operating temperature Operating humidity Signal system Inputs ANTENNA IN VHS VIDEO IN(LINE1, 2) VHS AUDIO IN(LINE1, 2) Outputs VIDEO OUT S-VIDEO OUT COMPONENT VIDEO OUT (PROGRESSIVE SCAN) Audio output (digital audio) Audio output (optical audio) Audio output (analog audio) RF OUT...

  • Page 43

    LG, software errors that do not disable function- ality, operating and software protocols adopted after the date of manufacture or for outside the US, institutional or commercial use, or other causes not arising out of defect in material or workmanship.

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