BOSS BV4200B User Manual

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FEATURES

Compatible with PAL DVD (Video CD) and NTSC DVD (Video CD)

This player can play discs recorded in either PAL or NTSC format.

A single LSI chip now integrates all major DVD playback circuit functions including MPEG2 decoder, video D/A converter, and audio decoders.

L/R stereo analog audio outputs for connection to existing head unit aux inputs. Video output is composite video.

Supplied remote handles multi-functionsoftware(multi-languageaudio-track/subtitle,multi-angle,multistory, etc.), plus all basic functions.

USE THIS PRODUCT SAFELY

When Driving

Keep the volume level low enough to be aware of road and traffic conditions.

When Washing the Car

Do not expose the product to water or excessive moisture. This could cause electrical shorts, fire or other damage.

When Parked

Parking in direct sunlight can produce very high temperatures inside your vehicle. Give the interior a chance to cool down before starting playback.

Use the Proper Power Supply

This product is designed to operate with a 12 volt DC, negative ground battery system (the regular system in a North American car).

Protect the Disc Mechanism

Avoid inserting any foreign objects into the slot of this player.

Failure to observe this may cause malfunction due to the precise mechanism of this unit.

Use Authorized Service Center

Do not attempt to disassemble or adjust this precision product. Please contact Boss Audio for all service.

For Installation

The unit should be installed in a horizontal position with the front end up at a convenient angle, but not more than 30˚.

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CONTENTS

 

Safety Information ........................................................................................

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Disc Notes .....................................................................................................

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Installation .....................................................................................................

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Using the Detachable Front Panel .............................................................

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Wiring Connection ......................................................................................

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20 Pin Socket Connection ......................................................................

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Location and Function of Keys..................................................................

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The Player ...............................................................................................

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Remote Control........................................................................................

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Remote Control...........................................................................................

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Preparing the Remote Control.................................................................

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General Operation.......................................................................................

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Basic Play Operation ..................................................................................

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Advanced Operation...................................................................................

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Repeat Play/ Paragraph Repeat Play ...................................................................

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PBC Menu Playback of VCD/SVCD .....................................................................

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On-screenDisplay Function .................................................................................

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Random Playing....................................................................................................

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Zoom Function......................................................................................................

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Special Function for DVD .....................................................................................

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Special Function for VCD and CD ........................................................................

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Setup ............................................................................................................

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System Setup .......................................................................................................

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Language Setup ...................................................................................................

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Audio Setup ..........................................................................................................

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Trouble Shooting.........................................................................................

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Specifications..............................................................................................

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SAFETY INFORMATION

CAUTION:

MOBILE DVD PLAYER IS A CLASS I LASER PRODUCT. HOWEVER THIS MOBILE DVD PLAYER USES A VISIBLE/INVISIBLE LASER BEAM WHICH COULD CAUSE HAZARDOUS RADIATION EXPOSURE IF DIRECTED. BE SURE TO OPERATE THE MOBILE DVD PLAYER CORRECTLY AS INSTRUCTED.

USE OF CONTROLS OR ADJUSTMENTS OR PERFORMANCE OF PROCEDURES OTHER THAN THOSE SPECIFIED HEREIN MAY RESULT IN HAZARDOUS RADIATION EXPOSURE. DO NOT OPEN COVERS AND - DO NOT REPAIR YOURSELF. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED PERSONNEL.

WARNING:

TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS EQUIPMENT TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.

TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, AND ANNOYING INTERFERENCE, USE ONLY THE RECOMMENDED ACCESSORIES.

THIS DEVICE IS INTENDED FOR CONTINUOUS OPERATION.

This product incorporates copyright protection technology that is protected by method claims of certain U.S. patents and other intellectual property rights owned by Macrovision Corporation and other rights owners. Use of this copyright protection technology must be authorized by Macrovision Corporation, and is intended for home and other limited viewing uses only unless otherwise authorized by Macrovision Corporation. Reverse engineering or disassembly is prohibited.

Region Management Information

Region Management Information:

This Mobile DVD Player is designed and manufactured to respond to the Region Management Information that is recorded on a DVD disc. If the Region number described on the DVD disc does not correspond to the Region number of this Mobile DVD Player, this Mobile DVD Player cannot play this disc.

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DISC NOTES

Disc formats supported by this player

DVD

12 cm disc

Video CD

12 cm disc

CD

12 cm disc

MP3

12 cm disc

Handling and Cleaning

Dirt, dust, scratches and warping disc will cause misoperation.

Do not place stickers or make scratches on discs.

Do not warp discs.

A disc should always be kept in its case when not in use to prevent from damage.

Do not place discs in the following places:

1.Direct sunlight

2.Dirty, dusty and damp areas

3.Near car heaters

4.On the seats or dashboard

Disc Cleaning

Use a dry soft cloth to wipe the surface. If the disc is quite dirty, use a soft cloth slightly moistured with isopropyl (rubbing) alcohol. Never use solvents such as benzine, thinner or conventional record cleaners as they may mar the surface of the disc.

Note:

A disc may become somewhat scratched (although not enough to make it unusable) depending on your handle it and conditions in the usage environment.

Note these scratches are not an indication of any problem with the player.

Label side up

Do not touch the underside of the disc

Do not bend

Wipe the disc from center toward the outside edge

Preparing New Discs with Rough Spots

A new disc may have rough edges on its inside and outside edges. If a disc with rough edges is used, the proper setting will not be performed and the player will not play the disc. Therefore, remove the rough edges in advance by using a ball point pen or pencil as shown on the right. To remove the rough edges, press the side of the pen or pencil against the inside and outside edges of the disc.

Rough spots on outside edge

Ball point pen or pencil

Rough spots on inside edge

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INSTALLATION

Notes:

Choose the mounting location where the unit will not interfere with the normal driving function of the driver.

Before finally installing the unit, connect the wiring temporarily and make sure it is all connected up properly and the unit and the system work properly.

Use only the parts included with the unit to ensure proper installation. The use of unauthorized parts can cause malfunctions.

Consult with your nearest dealer if installation requires the drilling of holes or other modifications of the vehicle.

Install the unit where it does not get in the driver’s way and cannot injure the passenger if there is a sudden stop, like an emergency stop.

If installation angle exceeds 30˚ from horizontal, the unit might not give its optimum performance.

30˚

Avoid installing the unit where it would be subject to high temperature, such as from direct sunlight, or from hot air, from the heater, or where it would be subject to dust, dirt or excessive vibration.

DIN FRONT/REAR-MOUNT

This unit can be properly installed either from “Front” (conventional DIN Frontmount) or “Rear” (DIN Rear-mountinstallation, utilizing threaded screw holes at the sides of the unit chassis).

For details, refer to the following illustrated installation methods.

DIN FRONT-MOUNT(Method A)

Installation Opening

This unit can be installed in any dashboard having an opening as shown below:

53 mm

182 mm

Installing the unit

Be sure you test all connections first, and then follow these steps to install the unit.

1.Make sure the ignition is turned off, and then disconnect the cable from the vehicle battery's negative (-)terminal.

2.Disconnect the wire harness and the antenna.

3.Press the release button on the front panel and remove the control panel (see the steps of “removing the front panel”).

4.Lift the top of the outer trim ring then pull it out to remove it.

5.The two supplied keys release tabs inside the unit's sleeve so you can remove it. Insert the keys as far as they will go (with the notches facing up) into the appropriate slots at the middle left and right sides of the unit. Then slide the sleeve off the back of the unit.

Sleeve

L Key

Outer Trim Ring

Front Panel

R Key

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INSTALLATION

6.Mount the sleeve by inserting the sleeve into the opening of the dashboard and bend open the tabs located around the sleeve with a screwdriver. Not all tabs will be able to make contact, so examine which ones will be most effective. Bending open the appropriate tabs behind the dashboard to secure the sleeve in place.

Dashboard

Tabs

Screwdriver

Sleeve

7.Reconnect the wire harness and the antenna and be careful not to pinch any wires or cables.

8.Slide the unit into the sleeve until it locks into place.

9.To further secure the unit, use the supplied metal strap to secure the back of the unit in place. Use the supplied hardware (Hex Nut (M5mm) and Spring Washer) to attach one end of the strap to the mounting bolt on the back of the unit. If necessary, bend the metal strap to fit your vehicle's mounting area. Then use the supplied hardware (Tapping Screw (5x25mm) and Plain Washer) to attach the other end of metal strap to a solid metal part of the vehicle under the dashboard. This strap also helps ensure proper electrical grounding of the unit.

Note to install the short threading terminal of the mounting bolt to the back of the unit and the other long threading terminal to the dashboard.

Spring Washer Hex Nut

Metal Strap

Mounting Bolt

Plain Washer

Tapping Screw

10.Reconnect the cable to the vehicle battery's negative (-)terminal. Then replace the outer trim ring and install the unit's front panel. (see the steps of “installing the front panel”).

Removing the unit

1.Make sure the ignition is turned off, then disconnect the cable from the vehicle battery's negative (-)terminal.

2.Remove the metal strap attached the back of the unit (if attached).

3.Press the release button to remove the front panel.

4.Lift the top of the outer trim ring then pull it out to remove it.

5.Insert both of the supplied keys into the slots at the middle left and right sides of the unit, then pull the unit out of the dashboard.

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INSTALLATION

DIN REAR-MOUNT(Method B)

If your vehicle is a Nissan, Toyota, follow these mounting instructions.

Use the screw holes marked T (Toyota), N (Nissan) located on both sides of the unit to fasten the unit to the factory radio mounting brackets supplied with your vehicle.

Side view showing

Screw Holes marked

T, N

Factory Radio

Mounting Screw

Bracket

Screw Hook

Dashboard or

Console

To fasten the unit to the factory radio mounting brackets.

1.Use a screwdriver to loose the hook's screws of the front left and right sides of the unit and remove the hooks.

2.Align the screw holes on the bracket with the screw holes on the unit, and then tighten the screws (5x5mm) on each side.

Note: the outer trim ring, sleeve and the metal strap are not used for method B installation.

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USING THE DETACHABLE FRONT PANEL

REMOVING THE FRONT PANEL

1.Press the release button (REL) on the front panel and pull off the front panel.

Release Button

Front Panel

2. Keep front panel into the case.

Protective Case

Front Panel

INSTALLING THE FRONT PANEL

To install the front panel, insert the panel into the housing and make sure the panel is properly installed. Otherwise, abnormality occurs on the display or some keys will not function properly.

Precautions when handing

1.Do not drop the front panel.

2.Do not put pressure on the display or control buttons when removing or installing the front panel.

3.Do not touch the contacts on the front panel or on the main unit body. It may result in poor electrical contact.

4.If any dirt or foreign substances adhered on the contacts, they can be removed with a clean and dry cloth.

5.Do not expose the front panel to high temperatures or direct sunlight in anywhere.

6.Keep away any volatile agents (e.g. benzene, thinner, or insecticides) from touching the surface of the front panel.

7.Do not attempt to disassemble the front panel.

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WIRING CONNECTION

20 PIN SOCKET CONNECTIN

 

DIGITAL AUDIO (ORANGE)

 

VIDEO OUT 1 (YELLOW)

 

VIDEO OUT 2 (YELLOW)

 

AUDIO R IN (RED)

ANTENNA

AUDIO L IN (WHITE)

CONNECTOR

VIDEO IN (YELLOW)

 

 

 

 

 

REMOTE SOCKET (BLACK)

 

 

FUSE

 

 

 

 

 

FRONT RCA CABLE (BROWN) RED

Rch

 

 

 

 

WHITE

 

 

 

 

Lch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RED

 

 

 

REAR RCA CABLE (GREY)

Rch

 

 

 

 

WHITE

Lch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUBWOOFER CABLE (GREEN)

 

 

 

 

 

BLUE

POWER ANTENNA/

 

 

 

 

 

AMP TURN ON

 

 

 

 

RED

IGNITION

 

 

 

 

YELLOW

SWITCH (ACC+)

 

 

 

 

CONSTANT 12 Volts

 

 

 

CHOKE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BOX

BLACK

GROUND (B-)

 

 

 

 

 

FRONT Lch

WHITE

GREY

 

FRONT Rch

 

 

 

 

 

SPEAKER

WHITE/BLACK

GREY/BLACK

 

SPEAKER

 

 

 

 

 

REAR Lch

GREEN

VIOLET

 

REAR Rch

 

 

 

 

 

SPEAKER

GREEN/BLACK

VIOLET/BLACK

 

SPEAKER

 

 

 

 

 

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