Notes about the discs Precautions WARNING Safety • To keep the disc clean, handle • The power requirements and the disc by its edge. Do not touch power consumption of this unit the surface. Dust, fingerprints, or are indicated on the back of the scratches on the disc may cause To reduce the risk of fire or unit.
Guide to Parts and Controls For more information, see the pages indicated in parentheses. Remote PICTURE NAVI TIME/TEXT CLEAR AUDIO SUBTITLE TOP MENU MENU RETURN DISPLAY FAST/SLOW PLAY 2 (volume) +, number 5, AUDIO, and N TV [/1 (on/standby) (13) buttons have a tactile dot.
C TIME/TEXT E ./> (previous/next) Displays the playing time and Skips to the previous/next chapter, remaining time on the TV screen or track, or scene in continuous play front panel display. Press repeatedly mode. to change the displayed information. (replay/step/step/ CD/DVD text appears only when text advance) is recorded on the disc.
Front panel A [/1 (on/standby) button (14) To change the colour systems If the on-screen menu of the player does not B Disc tray (17) appear on the connected TV, switch the C Front panel display player’s colour system to match the colour system of the TV (NTSC or PAL).
Rear panel DIGITAL VIDEO CENTER VIDEO COAXIAL SUBWOOFER AUDIO OUT COMPONENT VIDEO OUT FRONT(2CH) REAR (2CH / 5.1CH) A VIDEO OUT jack (10) C DIGITAL OUT (COAXIAL) jack (11) B COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jacks D AUDIO OUT (2CH/5.1CH) jacks (11) (10)
Hookups and Settings When unpacking, check the supplied accessories by referring to page 43. • Plug cables securely to prevent unwanted noise. • Refer to the operating instructions supplied with the components to be connected. • Be sure to disconnect the mains lead of each component before connecting. Step 1: Connecting the Video Cables Connect this player to your TV using a video cable.
Step 2: Connecting the Audio Cables Select one of the following patterns A, , or , according to the input jack on your TV monitor, projector, or audio component. This will enable you to listen to sound. TV, projector, or * The yellow plug is used for video signals (page 10).
Audio L/R input jacks Step 3: Connecting the This connection will use your TV’s or audio Mains Lead component’s two speakers for sound. Connect using the audio/video cable (supplied). Plug the player and TV mains lead (power 5.1 ch input jacks and/or cord) into a mains.
If more than one code number is listed, try entering them one at a time until you find the You can control the sound level, input source, one that works with your TV. and power switch of your Sony TV with the supplied remote. Manufacturer Code number...
Step 5: Quick Setup SCREEN SETUP 16:9 TV TYPE: 16:9 COLOR SYSTEM (VIDEO CD): SCREEN SAVER: 4:3 LETTER BOX 4:3 PAN SCAN BACKGROUND: Follow the steps below to make the minimum PROGRESSIVE (COMPONENT OUT ONLY) number of basic adjustments for using the AUTO MODE (PROGRESSIVE)
◆ YES: DIGITAL OUTPUT Press X/x to select whether or not to Select this when connecting an audio send a DTS signal to your audio component using a coaxial digital cable. component. Follow the steps of “Audio Setup” (page If your audio component has a DTS 15).
Press X/x to select the size of the rear Connecting a USB Device speakers. If no rear speaker is connected, select “NONE.” You can connect a USB device to the USB Press ENTER. jack of the player to play video, photo, or music files.
You can have the player turned off automatically whenever you leave it in stop mode for more than Playback 30 minutes. To turn this function on or off, set “AUTO POWER OFF” in “CUSTOM SETUP” to Playing Discs “ON” or “OFF” (page 32). •...
To play VIDEO CDs with PBC functions (PBC Playback) PBC (Playback Control) allows you to play VIDEO CDs interactively using the menu on your TV screen. When you start playing a VIDEO CD with PBC functions, the menu for your selection appears.
Control Menu display Use the Control Menu to select a function and to view related information. Press DISPLAY repeatedly to turn on or change the Control Menu display as follows: Control Menu display 1 Control Menu display 2 (Except CD and when “MEDIA” is set to “MUSIC”) Control Menu display off The Control Menu display 1 and 2 will show different items depending on the media type.
REPEAT (page 24) List of Control Menu items Plays all titles/tracks/albums or a single title/chapter/track/album/file Item Item Name, Function repeatedly. TITLE/SCENE/TRACK A-B REPEAT (page 24) Specifies the parts you want to play CHAPTER/INDEX repeatedly. TRACK PARENTAL CONTROL Selects the title, scene, track, (page 25) chapter, or index to be played.
◆ Items for DATA discs or USB TVS (TV Virtual Surround) Selects surround sound effect when Item Item Name, Function connecting a stereo TV or 2 front speakers. This only works when ALBUM playing a multichannel Dolby audio Selects the album that contains sound track.
Selected track • When you programme tracks on a Super VCD, the total playing time is not displayed. 0:15:30 PROGRAM • You cannot use this function with VIDEO CDs or ALL CLEAR Super VCDs with PBC playback. – – 1. TRACK –...
Playing repeatedly Repeating a specific (Repeat Play) portion (A-B Repeat Play) You can play all of the titles or tracks, or a You can play a specific portion of a title, single title, chapter, or track repeatedly. chapter, or track repeatedly. You can use a combination of Shuffle or After selecting (A-B REPEAT)
Customizing the The “BRIGHTNESS” setting is not effective if you connect the player via the VIDEO OUT jack and Playback Configuration select “PROGRESSIVE (COMPONENT OUT ONLY)” to “ON” using the “SCREEN SETUP.” Sharpening the picture Adjusting the playback (SHARPNESS) picture (CUSTOM PICTURE MODE) You can enhance the outlines of images to produce a sharper picture.
When you select “OTHERS t,” select Playing Video, Photo, and enter a standard code in the table on page 44 using the number buttons. and Music Files Press X/x to select “LEVEL,” then press ENTER. The player can play video, photo, or music The selection items for “LEVEL”...
To play music with lyrics • If the number of viewing times is preset, you can play DivX video files as many times as the preset Press SUBTITLE while playing music files number. The following occurrences are counted: that contain unsynchronized lyric –...
To display photo information Selecting the slides’ Press SUBTITLE while viewing photo files. appearance (EFFECT) The detailed information for the selected photo file appears. You can select the way the slides are is displayed when the picture was taken displayed during a slide show. using flash.
LANGUAGE SETUP Settings and Adjustments You can set various languages for the on- Using the Setup Display screen display or sound track. ◆ OSD (On-Screen Display) You can make various adjustments to items, Switches the display language on the screen. such as picture and sound.
◆ COLOR SYSTEM (VIDEO CD) SCREEN SETUP Selects the colour system when you play a VIDEO CD. AUTO Outputs the video signal in the Choose settings according to the TV to be system of the VIDEO CD, connected. either PAL or NTSC. If your TV is the DUAL system, select The default settings are underlined and differ AUTO.
◆ PROGRESSIVE (COMPONENT OUT ◆ MODE (PROGRESSIVE) ONLY) In order for these images to appear natural on your screen when output in progressive If your TV accepts progressive (525p/625p) mode, the progressive video signal needs to format signals, set “PROGRESSIVE be converted to match the type of DVD (COMPONENT OUT ONLY)”...
CUSTOM SETUP • When you set the item to “AUTO,” the language may change. The “TRACK SELECTION” setting has higher priority than the “AUDIO” settings in “LANGUAGE SETUP” (page 29). Use this to set up playback related and other • If you set “DTS” to “OFF” (page 34), the DTS settings.
◆ DIGITAL OUT AUDIO SETUP Selects if audio signals are output via the DIGITAL OUT (COAXIAL) jack. Normally, select this position. You can set the sound according to the When you select “ON,” see playback and connection conditions. “Setting the digital output signal” for further settings.
◆ MPEG (DVDs only) The analogue audio signals from the AUDIO OUT Selects the type of MPEG audio signal. (5.1CH) jacks are not affected by this setting and MPEG Select this when the player is keep their original sampling frequency level. connected to an audio component with a built-in MPEG decoder.
• REAR SPEAKER SETUP LARGE Normally select this position. SMALL Select this when the sound To obtain the best possible surround sound, distorts or the surround effects set the size of the speakers you have are difficult to hear. connected and their distance from your NONE Select this if you do not connect listening position.
SUBWOOFER Set this within –1.6 and To adjust the volume of all the speakers at one time, (3m) +0.6 m of the “FRONT” use the audio component’s volume control. setting in 0.2 m increments. For example, if “FRONT” is set to 6 m, The test tone signals are not output from the “SUBWOOFER”...
Should motion Play mode. any problem persist, consult your nearest , The player is in fast forward or fast reverse Sony dealer. mode. , If the audio signal does not come through Power the DIGITAL OUT (COAXIAL) jack, check the audio settings (page 33).
“ ” (TRAY LOCKED) appears on the front panel display. The album/track/file names are not , Contact your Sony dealer or local displayed correctly. authorized Sony service facility. , The player can only display numbers and alphabet. Other characters are displayed as “Data error”...
Self-diagnosis Function (When letters/numbers appear on the screen) When the self-diagnosis function is activated to prevent the player from malfunctioning, a five-character service number (e.g., C 13 50) with a combination of a letter and four digits appears on the screen. In this case, check the following table.
Playable Media Type Disc Logo Icon Characteristic • Commercial DVD DVD VIDEO • DVD+RWs/DVD+Rs/ DVD+R DLs in +VR mode • DVD-RWs/DVD-Rs/DVD-R DLs in video mode DVD-VR mode • DVD-RWs/DVD-Rs/DVD-R DLs in VR (Video Recording) mode • Music CD • CD-Rs/CD-RWs in music format VIDEO CD •...
Region code • If you add numbers (01, 02, 03, etc.) to the front of the file names, the files will be played in that Your player has a region code printed on the order. back of the unit and only will play •...
Playable USB Devices conform to the Compact Disc (CD) standard, playback on this product is not guaranteed. You can playback only verified Sony USB Note on playback operations of devices on this player. See the table. DVDs and VIDEO CDs Some playback operations of DVDs and •...
Specifications System Laser: Semiconductor laser Inputs/Outputs (Jack name: Jack type/Output level/Load impedance) AUDIO OUT (2CH/5.1CH): Phono jack/2 Vrms/10 kilohms DIGITAL OUT (COAXIAL): Phono jack/0.5 Vp-p/75 ohms COMPONENT VIDEO OUT (Y, P Phono jack/Y: 1.0 Vp-p, P 0.7 Vp-p/75 ohms VIDEO OUT: Phono jack/1.0 Vp-p/75 ohms USB: USB jack Type A, maximum current...
Language Code List For details, see pages 7, 29. The language spellings conform to the ISO 639: 1988 (E/F) standard. Code Language Code Language Code Language Code Language 1027 Afar 1183 Irish 1347 Maori 1507 Samoan 1028 Abkhazian 1186 Scots Gaelic 1349 Macedonian 1508 Shona 1032 Afrikaans...