Marantz DV9600 User Manual

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Model DV9600 User Guide

Super Audio CD/DVD Player

CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT

LUOKAN 1 LASERLAITE

KLASS 1 LASERAPPARAT

CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR PURCHASE OF THIS FINE MARANTZ PRODUCT.

MARANTZ is on the leading edge of Super Audio CD, DVD research for consumer products and this unit incorporates the latest technological developments.

We are sure you will be fully satisfied with the Super Audio CD, DVD player.

Thank you for your support.

Please read through these operating instructions so you will know how to operate your model properly. After you have finished reading the instructions, put them away in a safe place for future reference.

• This player is not suitable for commercial use.

Copy protection

Many DVD discs are encoded with copy protection. Because

of this, you should only connect your DVD player directly to

your TV, not to a VCR. Connecting to a VCR results in a

distorted picture from copy-protected DVD discs.

This product incorporates copyright protection technology

that is protected by methods 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.

Important Safety Instructions

1)Read these instructions.

2)Keep these instructions.

3)Heed all warnings.

4)Follow all instructions.

5)Do not use this apparatus near water.

6)Clean only with dry cloth.

7)Do not block any ventilation openings, Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.

8)Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat.

9)Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or grounding-type plug. A polarized plug has two blades with one wider than the other. A grounding type plug has two blades and a third grounding prong. The wide blade or the third prong are provided for your safety. If the provided plug does not fit into your outlet, consult an electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet.

10)Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience

receptacles, and the point where they exit from the apparatus.

11) Only use attachments/accessories

specified by the manufacturer. 12) Use only with cart, stand, tripod,

bracket, or table specified by the

manufacturer, or sold with the apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution when moving the cart/apparatus combination to avoid injury from tip-over.

13)Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time.

14)Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the apparatus has been damaged in any way, such as power-supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or has been dropped.

Additional Safety Information!

This product should not be placed in a built-in installation such as a bookcase or rack unless proper ventilation is provided or the manufacturer’s instructions have been adhered to.

Apparatus shall not be exposed to dripping or splashing and that no objects filled with liquids, such as vases, shall be placed on the apparatus.

When the switch is in the OFF position, the apparatus isn’t completely switched-off from the MAINS.

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RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN

Precautions

TO REDUCE THE RISK OF

ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO

NOT REMOVE THE COVER (OR BACK).

NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS ARE INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.

This symbol indicates “dangerous voltage” inside the product that presents a risk of electric shock or personal injury.

This symbol indicates important instructions accompanying the product.

Do not install this equipment in a confined space such as a bookcase or similar unit.

Make a space of about 0.1m around the unit.

WARNING: To prevent damage which may result in fire or electric shock hazard, do not expose this appliance to rain or moisture.

CAUTION: DVD PLAYERS USE AN INVISIBLE LASER BEAM WHICH CAN CAUSE HAZARDOUS RADIATION EXPOSURE IF DIRECTED.

BE SURE TO OPERATE PLAYER CORRECTLY AS INSTRUCTED.

CAUTIONS

Caution: To prevent electric shock, match wide blade of plug to wide slot, fully insert.

Attention: Pour éviter les chocs électriques, introduíre la lame la plus large de la fiche dans la borne correspondante de la prise et pousser jusqu au fond.

This product satisfies FCC regulations when shielded cables and connectors are used to connect the unit to other equipment. To prevent electromagnetic interference with electric appliances, such as radios and televisions, use shielded cables and connectors for connections.

NOTE:

Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.

FCC NOTE (for U. S. A):

This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures.

Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.

Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.

Connect this equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.

Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

This class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian Interference —

Causing Equipment Regulations.

CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT

KLASSE 1 LASER PRODUKT

LUOKAN 1 LASER LAITE

KLASS 1 LASER APPARAT

PRODUCTO LÁSER CLASE 1

CAUTION

THIS PRODUCT UTILIZES A LASER. USE OF CONTROLS OR ADJUSTMENTS OR PERFORMANCE OF PROCEDURES OTHER THAN THOSE SPECIFIED HEREIN MAY RESULT IN HAZARDOUS RADIATION EXPOSURE. DO NOT OPEN COVER AND DO NOT REPAIR YOURSELF. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED PERSONNEL.

Note:

This unit can be used only where the power supply is AC 120V, 60Hz. It cannot be used elsewhere.

This DVD player is designed and manufactured to respond to the Region Management Information.

If the Region number of a DVD disc does not correspond to the Region number of this DVD player, the DVD player cannot play the disc.

This device is protected by U. S. patent numbers 4,631,603, 4,577,216, 4,819,098 and 4,907,093 and other intellectual property rights. The use of Macrovision ’s copy protection technology in the device must be authorized by

Macrovision and is intended for home and other limited pay-per-view uses only, unless otherwise authorized in writing by Macrovision.

Reverse engineering or disassembly is prohibited.

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Handling Cautions

Before connecting other components to this player, be sure to turn them all off.

Do not move the player while a disc is being played, or the disc may be scratched or broken, and the player’s internal parts may be damaged.

Do not put a flower vase filled with water or any small metal objects on the player.

Be careful not to put your hand into the disc tray.

Do not place anything other than the disc in the disc tray.

Exterior interference such as lightning and static electricity can affect normal operation of this player. If this occurs, turn the player off and on again with the POWER button. The player will operate normally.

Be sure to remove the disc and turn off the player after use.

Disconnect the AC power cord from the AC outlet when you don’t intend to use the player for long periods of time.

Clean the disc by wiping in a straight line from the inside to the outside of the disc.

This product should not be placed in a built-in installation such as a bookcase or rack unless proper ventilation is provided or the manufacturer’s instructions have been adhered to.

To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not place objects filled with liquids, such as vases, on the apparatus.

Do not insert anything into the equipment through the ventilation holes.

Do not handle the mains lead with wet hands.

Do not cover the ventilation with any items such as tablecloths, newspapers, curtains, etc.

No naked flame sources, such as lighted candles, should be placed on the equipment.

Make a space of about 0.1 meter around the unit.

Disc Storage

Be careful not to harm the disc because the data on these discs is highly vulnerable to the environment.

Do not keep under direct sunlight.

Keep in a cool ventilated area.

Store vertically.

Keep in a clean protection jacket.

Maintenance of Cabinet

For safety reasons, be sure to disconnect the AC power cord from the AC outlet.

Do not use benzene, thinner, or other solvents for cleaning.

Wipe the cabinet with a soft cloth.

Operating Environment

Operating environment temperature and humidity:

+5°C to +35°C (+41°F to +95°F); less than 85%RH (cooling vents not blocked)

Do not install in the following locations

÷Location exposed to direct sunlight or strong artificial light

÷Location exposed to high humidity, or poorly ventilated location

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Table Of Contents

 

1

Before You Start

 

 

Features ....................................................................................

6

 

What’s in the box ...................................................................

7

 

Putting the batteries in the remote control ....................

7

 

Using the remote control ....................................................

7

 

Discs compatible with this player .....................................

8

 

DVD-Video regions ................................................................

9

 

MP3 compatibility information ..........................................

9

 

JPEG compatibility information ..........................................

9

2

Connecting Up

 

 

Easy setup .............................................................................

10

 

Home theater video connections .....................................

11

 

Home theater audio connections ....................................

12

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Controls & Displays

 

 

Front panel ............................................................................

13

 

Display ....................................................................................

14

 

Remote control ....................................................................

15

4

Getting Started

 

 

Playing discs .........................................................................

16

 

Basic playback controls .....................................................

16

 

Navigating DVD disc menus ..............................................

17

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Playing Discs

 

 

Introduction ..........................................................................

18

 

Using the Function Menu ..................................................

18

 

Using the INFO menu .........................................................

19

 

Finding what you want on a disc .....................................

19

 

Still Frame/Slow Play/Frame Advance Playback ...........

20

 

Using the Page .....................................................................

21

 

Memorizing disc settings (CONDITION MEMORY) ...

21

 

Using the Random Play ......................................................

22

 

Using the Repeat Play ........................................................

23

 

Bookmarking a place in a disc ..........................................

24

 

Making a program list .........................................................

25

 

Switching Camera Angles ..................................................

26

 

Switching Subtitle Language ............................................

26

 

Switching Audio Language ................................................

27

 

Using the Zoom Function..................................................

27

 

MP3/JPEG Play .....................................................................

28

 

Video Adjust .........................................................................

30

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DVD Setup Menu

 

 

Using the FL menu ...............................................................

32

 

Using the Setup Menu .......................................................

33

 

Setting up the Language Setup........................................

35

 

Setting up the Audio Setup 1 ..........................................

37

 

Setting up the Audio Setup 2 ..........................................

42

 

Setting up the Video Setup ...............................................

45

 

Setting up the Parental Setup ..........................................

49

 

Setting up the Others Setup ............................................

50

 

Resetting the Player ............................................................

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Additional Information

 

 

Handling discs ......................................................................

60

 

Storing discs .........................................................................

60

 

Discs to avoid .......................................................................

60

 

Cleaning the pickup lens ...................................................

60

 

Problems with condensation ............................................

60

 

Hints on installation ...........................................................

61

 

Moving the player ................................................................

61

 

Power cord caution .............................................................

61

 

Troubleshooting ...................................................................

62

 

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

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1Before You Start

Features

Equipped with an i.LINK port for digital transfers of high-quality media

By simply connecting a single i.LINK cable between components with i.LINK ports, you can get direct digital transfers of not only DVD-Video audio but also multi-channel audio such as Super Audio CD or DVDAudio, which previously could only be connected in analog with five audio cords, as well as 2-channel audio like conventional CDs (see page 55).

When transferring DVD-Audio or Super Audio CD audio digitally by i.LINK, this unit employs the Jitter Free Transfer System (JFTS), a technology that removes jitter from transfers. By combining this unit with JFTScompatible components, you can play jitterfree audio.

An HDCP-compatible HDMI*1 terminal is provided to ensure the very highest picture and digital sound quality by fully digital transmission.

This unit comes with a High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) jack, an extended DVI interface for next-generation televisions. This interface allows transfers of uncompressed digital video and digital audio (audio streams like Dolby Digital and DTS as well as linear PCM) with a single connector. HDMI standard Ver. 1.1 compatibility means the unit can also transfer DVD-Audio multichannel audio over HDMI.

End-to-end full-digital transfers with alldigital processing make it possible to enjoy realistic video without any of the image degradation from AD/DA conversions. And with the inclusion of our newly developed, high-precision 10-bit scaler IC, the unit can up-convert 480p video signals to 720p, 1080i, and 1080p video output signals by way of the scaling function and the HDMI jack (see page 52).

High quality 14-bit/216MHz Video D/ A converter*2

The unit uses a Video D/A converter that performs D/A conversion of all video signals in 14-bits and can perform 8X over-sampling

to let you enjoy beautiful video possible with DVD. Furthermore, NSV technology suppresses noise during DA conversion.

Support for 10-bit advanced progressive NTSC/PAL with newly developed chroma-error compensation.

Our newly developed chroma-error compensation completely eliminates the chroma error that occurs near perpendicular edges in color-difference signals.

dts 96kHz/24 bit compatibility

It is equipped with a dts 96/24 decoder that lets you enjoy dts audio with sound quality as high as 96kHz/24bit. This product does not support dts 88.2kHz/24bit.

Dolby Headphone compatibility

The Head Phone can reproduce the world of Dolby Surround with realistic ambience like that you would experience using a 5.1 ch system (Excluding Super Audio CD) (see page 13).

Lip Sync capability

When it is connected to a plasma display or projector, it corrects the time lag between the video and audio created by the video circuit processing time in units of 10msec up to a maximum of 200msec. It precisely synchronizes the actors’ voices and the movements of their mouths (see page 31).

Equipped with a Super Audio CD Distance compensation function

It can perform Distance adjustment of Super Audio CD that was formerly impossible by converting it to PCM (see page 44).

Superlative audio performance with Super Audio CD, DVD-Audio, Dolby*3 Digital and DTS*4 software

Logos:

The DV9600 delivers breathtaking sound quality with Super Audio CD, DVD-Audio, Dolby Digital and DTS discs.

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Capture

You can store a photograph of your children as background (see page 29).

SRS TruSurround*5

Logo:

When used with stereo sources, SRS TruSurround creates a realistic surroundsound effect using just two speakers (see page 44).

MP3 compatibility

This player is compatible with CD-R, CD-RW and CD-ROM discs that contain MP3 audio tracks (see pages 9, 28).

JPEG compatibility

This player is compatible with CD-R, CD-RW and CD-ROM discs that contain JPEG data (see pages 9, 29).

*1 HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC.

*2 “NSV” is a registered trademark of Analog Device Co. Ltd.

*3 Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. “Dolby” and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. Confidential unpublished works. © 1992-1997 Dolby Laboratories. All rights reserved.

*4 “DTS” and “DTS 96/24” are trademarks of Digital Theater Systems, Inc.

*5 TruSurround, SRS and the ® symbol are trademarks of SRS Labs, Inc. TruSurround technology is incorporated under license from SRS Labs, Inc.

What’s in the box

Thank you for buying this MARANTZ product. Please confirm that the following accessories are in the box when you open it.

Remote control

AA/R6P dry cell batteries x2

Audio/Video cable (yellow/red/white)

System control cable

Power cable

User Guide (this manual)

Warranty card

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Putting the batteries in the

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remote control

1 Open the battery com-

 

partment cover on the

 

back of the remote

 

control.

 

2Insert two AA/R6P batteries into the battery compartment following the indications (ª, ·) inside the compartment.

3 Close the cover.

Note

Incorrect use of batteries can result in hazards such as leakage and bursting. Please observe the following:

Don’t mix new and old batteries together.

Don’t use different kinds of battery together— although they may look similar, different batteries may have different voltages.

Make sure that the plus and minus ends of each battery match the indications in the battery compartment.

Remove batteries from equipment that isn’t going to be used for a month or more.

When disposing of used batteries, please comply with governmental regulations or environmental bylaws that apply in your country or area.

Using the remote control

Keep in mind the following when using the remote control:

Make sure that there are no obstacles between the remote control and the remote sensor on the unit.

Use within the operating range and angle, as shown.

5m (16 feet)

30

30

Remote operation may become unreliable if strong sunlight or fluorescent light is shining on the unit’s remote sensor.

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1Before You Start

Remote controllers for different devices can interfere with each other. Avoid using remotes for other equipment located close to this unit.

Replace the batteries when you notice a fall off in the operating range of the remote control.

Note

When using this player independently, set a REMOTE CONTROL switch on the rear panel to

INT. (INTERNAL) (see page 10).

Discs compatible with this player

Any disc that displays one of the following logos should play in this player. Other formats, including DVD-RAM, DVD-ROM, DVD+RW, DVD+R, CD-ROM (except those that contain MP3/JPEG files) and Photo CD will not play.

DVD-Video compatibility:

Logos:

Single sided or double sided discs

Single layer or dual layer discs

Dolby Digital, DTS, MPEG or Linear PCM digital audio

MPEG-2 digital video

Discs are generally divided into one or more titles. Titles may be further subdivided into chapters.

DVD-Audio compatibility:

Logos:

Single sided discs

Single layer or dual layer discs

Linear or packed PCM digital audio

Some discs may contain MPEG-2 video, and Dolby Digital, DTS or MPEG digital audio

Discs are generally divided into one or more groups. Groups may be further subdivided into tracks.

DVD-R compatibility:

This unit can play DVD-R discs. Please note the following points when using these discs:

Logo:

This unit can play DVD-R discs recorded as DVD-Video format.

DVD-R discs that were recorded with copy-once only permission cannot be played.

DVD-RW compatibility:

This unit can play DVD-RW discs. Please note the following points when using these discs:

Logo:

This unit can play DVD-RW discs recorded as DVD-Video format.

DVD-RW discs that were recorded with copyonce only permission cannot be played.

Audio CD compatibility:

Logos:

12cm (5in.) or 8cm (3in.) discs

Linear PCM digital audio

Audio CD, CD-R* and CD-RW* formats CDs are divided into tracks.

*This unit can play CD-R and CD-RW discs recorded in Audio CD or Video CD format, or with MP3 audio files.

*Some copy-controlled CDs may not conform to official CD standards. They are special discs and may not play on the DV9600.

*The audio side of dual discs does not conform to CD standards and may not play on the DV9600.

Video CD compatibility:

Logo:

12cm (5in.) or 8cm (3in.) discs

MPEG-1 digital audio

MPEG-1 digital video

Video CDs are divided into tracks.

Super VCD compatibility:

Logo:

12cm (5in.) or 8cm (3in.) discs

MPEG-1 digital audio

MPEG-2 digital video

Super VCDs are divided into tracks.

Super Audio CD compatibility:

Logo:

Single layer, dual layer or Hyblid layer

12cm (5in.) or 8cm (3in.) discs

Digital audio (DSD)

Super Audio CDs are divided into tracks.

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DVD-Video regions

All DVD-Video discs carry a region mark on the case somewhere that indicates which region(s) of the world the disc is compatible with. Your DVD player also has a region mark, which you can find on the rear panel. Discs from incompatible regions will not play in this player. Discs marked ALL will play in any player.

MP3 compatibility information

The CD-ROM must be ISO 9660 compatible.

Files should be MPEG1 Audio Layer 3 format, 44.1kHz or 48kHz. Incompatible files will not play.

This player is not compatible with MP3 PRO, ID3-Tag and packet write.

When using a variable bit rate, files may be played back at speeds between 32Kbps and 320Kbps.

This player cannot play DVD-R/RW discs with recorded MP3 music data.

VBR files may not show play times correctly.

This player only plays tracks that are named with the file extension “.mp3” or “.MP3”.

This player is not compatible with multi-session discs. If you try and play a multi-session disc, only the first session will be played.

Use CD-R or CD-RW media for recording your MP3 files. The disc must be finalized in order to play.

Audio encoded at 128Kbps should sound close to regular audio CD quality. Although this player will play lower bit-rate MP3 tracks, the sound quality becomes noticeably worse at lower bit-rates.

Only the first 8 characters of folder and track names (excluding the “.mp3” extension) are displayed.

This player can recognize about total 600 files/ folder.

JPEG compatibility information

While this player is designed to be able to handle image data recorded in JPEG format, no assurances are given that the player will be able to display image data recorded in all JPEG formats.

Display is limited to the display of files up to 30MB in size.

This player cannot display progressive JPEG images.

When writing JPEG files to CD-R/RW discs, always be sure to set the writing format to ISO 9660 Level 1.

Always be sure to specify a file extension of “.JPG” or “.JPE” for JPEG files. The file will not be able to be displayed if a file extension other than “.JPG” or “.JPE” is specified or if no file extension is assigned to the file. (Note that this means that JPEG files created on a Macintosh will not be able to be displayed as is.)

Caution!

DVD-R/RW and CD-R/RW discs recorded using a personal computer or a DVD or CD recorder may not play if the disc is damaged or dirty, or if there is dirt or condensation on the player’s lens.

If you record a disc using a personal computer, even if it is recorded in a compatible format, there are cases in which it may not play because of the settings of the application software used to create the disc. (Check with the software publisher for more detailed information.)

Unfinalized DVD-R/RW discs cannot be played.

Unfinalized CD-R/RW discs cannot be played.

For more information on using DVD-R/RW and CD-R/RW discs, see “Handling discs” on page 60.

Never try to replay anything other than a music CD (CDA format) or a CD-R/RW on which MP3 and/or JPEG files have been stored. Depending on the type of file, there may be times when doing so will result in problems or erroneous operation.

There may be times when it is impossible to replay a CD-R/RW disc because of the characteristics of the disc being used or because of dirt or scratches on the disc.

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2Connecting Up

Easy setup

This easy setup is the minimum set of connections you need to start watching DVD-Video discs. Both sound and picture are fed directly to your TV using the supplied Audio/Video cables. For other possible connections, see pages 11-12.

Important

Before making or changing any rear panel connections, make sure that all components are switched off and unplugged from the wall outlet.

2 Connect to a pair of stereo

 

audio inputs on your TV using

 

the supplied Audio/Video

Flasher Input

cable.

 

1 Connect to a composite video input on your TV using the supplied Audio/Video cable.

RS-232C terminal

EXT.

 

 

 

INT. See Note :

3 Plug into a standard AC

Control terminal for use by

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Remote switch

wall outlet.

custom installers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Connecting audio/video cables

Be sure to insert each plug fully for the best connection. The plugs and jacks are color-coded to make connection easier.

Connecting system control cables

By connecting this DVD player to another Marantz audio component using a supplied System control cable, you can remotely operate the components as a single system.

When connecting to component with a remote sensor, be sure to connect the REMOTE CONTROL IN jack of this DVD player to the

REMOTE CONTROL OUT jack of the component with the remote sensor.

When connecting to component which is not equipped with a remote sensor, be sure to connect the component to the REMOTE CONTROL OUT jack of this DVD player.

Note

When connecting to a standard TV, select

4:3 L - Box or 4:3 Pan Scan in the TV Aspect setting (see page 45).

Connect the video output of the player directly to your TV. Because the player is designed to support an Analog Protection System copy card, there are cases when proper playback will be not be possible if the player is connected to the TV through a VCR and images are recorded and played on the VCR.

The player’s video output and S2 output will not be progressive.

Remote switch

When using this DVD player independently, set this switch to INT. (INTERNAL). When using this DVD player in a system with a Marantz receiver equipped with a remote sensor, set the switch to EXT. (EXTERNAL).

Flasher Input

• This is used when controlling components from different rooms with a keypad or other input device. Set the remote switch to EXT. (EXTER-

NAL) when using a flasher input.

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Connecting Up

Home theater video connections

This player outputs video in a number of different ways. Choose the one most suitable for your system using the guide below.

Important

Before making or changing any rear panel connections, make sure that all components are switched off and unplugged from the wall outlet.

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1 If your TV has a component video input, we recommend using it to connect directly to the

COMPONENT VIDEO OUT of this player. Use the standard 3-jack component video ouput.

If your TV and projector have a

2 If a component input is not

3

HDMI terminal for Video and

available to you, connect this

Plug into a standard

 

 

Audio Input, we recommend

player to your TV or AV

AC wall outlet.

 

 

using it to connect directly to

receiver using either the VIDEO

 

the HDMI out of this player.

or S-VIDEO jacks.

 

Connecting S-Video cables

S-Video cables will only plug in one way, so make sure the plug is correctly lined up with the jack before inserting. Be sure to fully insert for a good connection.

S-Video or composite video?

S-Video should give a better picture, so if you have an S-Video input, use it. S-Video cables are available from any good audio/ visual dealer.

Connecting HDMI cables

With an HDMI cable, both uncompressed video data and digital audio data (e.g., LPCM or bit stream data such as Dolby Digital, DTS, MPEG data or DVD Audio Multi channel) can be transmitted with just a single connector.

By transmitting DVD image data directly as digital data without it being first converted into analog format, it becomes possible to provide the very finest in image quality (see page 52).

Note

The HDMI output of this unit can be connected to a DVI jack on a TV or other device using a conversion adapter. In this case, it is necessary to use a TV or display with an HDCP-compat- ible DVI input. (see page 52)

There may be no image output if connected to a TV or display that is not compatible with the above format.

Refer to the instruction manual of the TV or display to be connected to this unit for detailed information regarding the HDMI terminal.

When connecting a progressive input TV with the component output of the player, select Progressive in the Components Out setting (see page 47).

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Connecting Up

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Home theater audio connections

 

 

 

This player outputs multi-channel audio in

Important

 

 

 

 

 

both analog and digital form. Check the

Before making or changing any rear panel connec-

 

 

 

 

 

manual for your amplifier/receiver to see

tions, make sure that all components are switched

 

 

 

 

 

what equipment it is compatible with

off and unplugged from the wall outlet.

 

 

 

 

 

(especially which digital formats—Dolby

 

 

 

Digital, DTS, etc.—it can decode).

 

 

 

2 If your amplifier has 5.1 channel analog

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inputs, connect them here.

If your amplifier has

 

 

Connect to the L (left)/R (right), SURR.L/.R

stereo inputs only,

 

 

(SURROUND L/R), CENTER and SUB

connect them here.

 

 

WOOFER inputs of your amplifier.

 

3 Connect to the coaxial or

4 Connect to the i.LINK

5

 

 

Plug into a standard

optical input of your amplifier,

input of your amplifier, if

 

 

 

AC wall outlet.

if it has digital inputs.

it has the i.LINK inputs.

 

Connecting analog audio cables

Be sure to fully insert each plug for the best connection. The plugs and jacks are colorcoded to make connection easier.

Connecting optical cables

Optical interconnects only

OPT plug in one way, so make

sure the plug is correctly lined up with the jack before inserting. When inserting the plug, the

protective shutter will open and you should hear it click into position when fully inserted. Be careful that you do not force the plug, because this could result in damage to the protective shutter, the cable, or the unit itself.

Connecting coaxial cables

Use an interconnect with a

 

pin-type (also called RCA or

COAX

 

 

 

phono) plug on each end to

 

 

connect up digital coaxial-

 

 

type jacks. Make sure that the plug is

 

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pushed fully home.

 

 

 

Connecting i.LINK cables

4-pin, S400 i.LINK connectors for connections to i.LINK-equipped receivers and other components.

Each i.LINK connector acts simultaneously as both input and output. (page 55)

Note

If you listen to multichannel DVD-Audio through one of the digital outputs, it will be downmixed to stereo. Also, high sampling rate DVD-Audio (192kHz or 176.4kHz) will be downsampled to 96kHz, 88.2kHz, 48kHz or 44.1kHz, depending on the disc (see page 38). Multi channel and high sampling rate DVD-Audio is only available through the analog outputs and i.LINK outputs.

All DVD-Audio and all Super Audio CD audio is output only through the analog outputs and i.LINK outputs (see pages 39, 55).

Controls & Displays

Front panel

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1STANDBY indicator

• Lights when the unit is in standby.

2Disc tray

• Place the disc here.

33 (PLAY)

• Begin the disc play.

47 (STOP)

• Stops the disc play.

58 (PAUSE)

• Pausing the disc play.

6POWER ON/OFF

Press to turn the power on, and press it again to turn the power off.

7HDMI/DVI RESOLUTION

The HDMI on/off state toggles when pressed for three seconds or more. When on, the display indicates HDMI ON; when off, it indicates HDMI OFF.

Pressing this button while HDMI is enabled displays the current resolution. Pressing this button again while the resolution is displayed allows you to select the resolution in the sequence below:

480i/576i 480p/576p 720p 1080i1080p 480i/576i

An asterisk (*) precedes resolutions supported by the connected TV. For example: *720p

See page 52 for more details.

Note

HDMI ON is set when the unit is shipped from the factory.

Set HDMI under the Setup menu to use HDMI functions (see page 52).

8Display – page 14

• Operation indications are displayed here.

9Dolby Head Phone Mode

Each time it is pushed, the operation changes as shown below.

DH 1: Reproduces a room that is small with little reverberation.

DH 2: Reproduces a room with more reverberation than DH1.

DH 3: Reproduces a larger room than DH1.

Bypass: It outputs normal Audio Sound without Dolby effect.

100 (OPEN/CLOSE)

Press to open and close the disc tray.

11Head Phone Jack

Connect the head phone.

Note

Audio is not output from the analog audio jacks or the HDMI jack when headphones are being used.

Audio is not output from the headphone jack when i.LINK is in use.

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Press to skip reverse title/group, chapter, or track. You can also press and hold this button to scan the above.

13Head Phone Level

Adjust the output of the head phone.

When using the Head Phone, Analog audio output and HDMI audio output cannot be output.

14¡/¢

Press to skip forward title/group, chapter, or track. You can also press and hold this button to scan the above.

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1 – Lights during a camera-angle section of a DVD-Video disc

2PRGSVE – Lights when unit is outputting progressive scan (non-interlaced) video

3GRP – Indicates that the number below in the character display is a DVD-Audio group number

4 – Lights when Remote Control Signal is received

5RNDM – Lights during random playback

6SRS TS – Lights when playing a disc with TruSurround switched on

7TRK – Indicates that the number below in the character display is a DVD-Audio, CD, Video CD or MP3 track number

8 – Lights when a disc with DTS audio is playing

9A–B – Lights when A-B repeat has been selected

10 – Lights during repeat play

11DOLBY D – Lights when a disc with Dolby Digital audio is playing

12 – Lights when a Super Audio CD is loaded

13 – Lights when a DVD is loaded

14192kHz/96kHz – Indicates a DVD disc containing high-sampling rate (192kHz/96kHz) audio is playing

15DVI – Lights when the connected component is DVI compatible

16 – Lights when a disc is paused

17HDMI –Lights when the connected component is HDMI compatible

183 – Lights when a disc is playing

19COND – Lights when the disc has had preferences set (see page 21)

20VCD – Lights when a Video CD is loaded

CD – Lights when a Audio CD is loaded

21MP3 – Lights when replaying MP3 audio

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22N – Lights when NTSC has been selected as the TV system

23P – Lights when PAL has been selected as the TV system

24M – Lights when ‘Multi’ has been selected as the TV system

25V OFF – Indicates that video output is turned off

26D OFF – Lights when the unit is set to Digital Out off

27Character display

28TITLE – Indicates that the number below in the character display is a DVD-Video title number

29PROG – Lights when replaying a program

30CHP – Indicates that the number below in the character display is a DVD-Video chapter number

31ALL – Lights when ‘Repeat all’ has been selected for VCD, CD or Super Audio CD

321 – Lights when track repeat has been selected for VCD, CD, Super Audio CD, or DVD-Audio

33AUDIO – Lights when a DVD-Audio disc is playing

34TOTAL – Indicates that the time shown in the character display is the total playing time of the disc

35SING – Lights when playing VCD, CD, Super Audio CD, DVD-Audio or MP3 and the playback time is being displayed

36ELAP – Lights when the elapsed time is being displayed for a title, chapter, or track

37STEREO – Lights when a Super Audio CD is playing stereo sounds

38MULTI – Lights when a Super Audio CD is playing multi-channel sounds

39i.LINK –Lights when the unit recognizes a connected i.LINK component

40DOWN MIX – Lights when multi-channel DVDAudio, Dolby Digital, DTS or MPEG audio is downmixed, such as to two-channel stereo

41L, C, R, LFE, LS, S, RS – show which channels are recorded on the disc playing

Controls & Displays

 

 

 

Remote control

 

 

 

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OPEN/CLOSE – Disc tray open/close –

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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VIDEO ON/OFF – press to turn video

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

output off and on

 

 

 

 

 

 

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DISPLAY page 19

 

OPEN/

 

 

POWER

 

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STOP

 

PLAY

PAUSE

 

 

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MENU

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RETURN page 33

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ANGLE page 26

 

ENTER

 

 

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SUBTITLE page 26

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RETURN

 

 

SET UP

 

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CLEAR pages 24–25, 29, 52

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projector after making HDMI settings.

 

 

 

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A–B page 23

 

 

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brightness

 

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MARKER page 24

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ZOOM page 27

 

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MENU page 17

 

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SET UP pages 17, 33

Note

26 AUDIO page 27

Audio is not output from HDMI output

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Number buttons page 17

when Video out is set to Off with VIDEO

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RANDOM pages 22, 28

ON/OFF button on the remote control.

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CONDITION page 21

 

 

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S.MODE page 42

This remote control supports two remote control codes: DVD1 and DVD2.

When the unit is shipped from the factory, the remote control is set to DVD1.

To set the remote control to DVD2, hold down both 7 (STOP) button and 2 number button on the remote control for at least five seconds. (If the batteries in the remote control are replaced while the remote control is set to DVD2, the setting will revert to DVD1.)

To set the remote control back to DVD1, hold down both 7 (STOP) button and the 1 number button on the remote control for at least five seconds.

To check which remote control code is set at any time, hold down both the Stop and Pause buttons; the current setting (either “DVD1” or “DVD2”) will be displayed in the display window on the main unit.

Also set the REMOT CODE on the FL menu to the same setting as the remote control. (This setting is

set to DVD1 when the unit is shipped from the factory.) (see page 32)

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4Getting Started

OPEN/

POWER

CLOSE

STOP

PLAY

PAUSE

NEXT

 

REW

PREV.

 

FF

Playing discs

The basic playback controls for playing discs are covered here. Further functions are detailed in the next chapter.

Note

Throughout this manual, the term ‘DVD’ means DVDVideo, DVD-Audio and DVD-R/RW. If a function is specific to a particular kind of DVD disc, it is specified.

1Switch the player on.

If you’re playing a DVD or Video CD, also turn on your TV and make sure that it is set to the correct video input.

2 Press OPEN/CLOSE to open the disc tray.

3Load a disc.

Load a disc with the label side facing up, using the disc tray guide to align the disc (if you’re loading a doublesided DVD disc, load it with the side you want to play face down).

4Playing a DVD automatically.

If you’re playing a DVD or Video CD, a menu may appear (see page 17).

Note

For one-sided, two-layer discs containing movies, etc., there may be a short image stoppage at the point where the layers change. This is not a malfunction.

Basic playback controls

Button

What it does

3Starts playback.

DVD and Video CD: if the display shows RESUME, playback starts from the resume point.

8Pauses a disc that’s playing.

7Stops playback.

DVD and Video CD: Display shows RESUME. Press 7 (STOP) again to cancel the resume function.

11. Press for fast reverse scanning during play.

2. Press again to increase the scan speed. (Super Audio CD and CD have 4 scan speeds; DVD and Video CD have 7.) Press 3 (PLAY) to resume normal playback.

¡1. Press for fast forward scanning during play.

2. Press again to increase the scan speed. (Super Audio CD and CD have 4 scan speeds; DVD and Video CD have 7.) Press 3 (PLAY) to resume normal playback.

4

Skips to the start of the current track or chapter,

 

then to previous tracks/chapters.

 

 

¢

Skips to the next track or chapter.

Important

While using the DVD playback controls, you may see the mark displayed on-screen. The mark means that the

operation is not allowed by the player and disc.

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TOP MENU

MENU

 

ENTER

RETURN

SET UP

Button

What it does

TOP MENU Displays the ‘top menu’ of a DVD disc—this varies with the disc.

MENU

Displays a DVD disc menu—this

 

varies with the disc and may be the

 

same as the ‘top menu’.

 

 

RETURN

Returns to the previously displayed

 

menu screen.

 

 

Coursor

Moves the cursor around the screen.

(2/3/5/)

 

 

 

ENTER

Selects the current menu option.

 

 

Numbers

Selects a numbered menu option

 

(some discs only).

Navigating DVD disc menus

Many DVD discs contain menus. Sometimes these are displayed automatically when you start playback; others only appear when you select Disc Menu or Title Menu.

Note

Some DVD-Audio discs feature a ‘Bonus Group’. To access this group you have to input a password, which you can find on the disc’s packaging.

Using the Disc Menu

1During the playback of a DVD disc, press the SET UP button on the remote control.

2Select Disc Menu using the cursor buttons (5/), then press the cursor button (3) or ENTER button.

And also select Disc Menu using the MENU button on the remote control.

Disc Menu

1. Audio

2. Subtitle

3. Language

Using the Title Menu

1During the playback of a DVD disc, press the SET UP button on the remote control.

2Select Title Menu using the cursor buttons (5/), then press the cursor button (3) or ENTER button.

And also select Title Menu using the TOP MENU button on the remote control.

Title Menu

1. Title 1

2. Title 2

3. Title 3

Note

Depending on the disc, the Title and Disc Menus may not work.

Title Menu will only be displayed if there are at least two titles in the disc.

In VCD2.0 and SVCD the MENU button works as a conversion switch between PBC ON and PBC OFF mode in the Stop mode.

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ENTER

SET UP

Introduction

Many of the functions covered in this chapter apply to DVD discs, Video CDs, Super Audio CDs and CDs, although the exact operation of some varies slightly with the kind of disc loaded.

When playing DVD discs, if the icon appears on-screen when you try to use a particular function, either the player or the disc doesn’t allow the use of that function.

Using the Function Menu

1 Press the SET UP button during playback.

2Use the cursor buttons (5/) to highlight Function, then press the cursor button (3) or ENTER button.

3The Function selection screen appears, showing Information,

Zoom, Bookmark, and Repeat.

Information (see page 19)

Zoom (see page 27)

Bookmark (see page 24)

Repeat (see page 23)

4Use the cursor buttons (5/) to highlight one of the 4 functions. Then press the cursor button (3) or ENTER button to access the function.

Note

You can also directly select these functions using their respective buttons on the remote control.

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Playing Discs

Using the INFO menu

1During play, press the DISPLAY button on the remote control.

2Use the cursor buttons (5/) to select the desired item.

3Use the cursor buttons (2/3) to make the desired setup, then press ENTER.

You may use the number buttons of the remote control to directly access a title, chapter or to start the playback from the desired time.

4.Pressing the DISPLAY button again will change the displayed disc time information.

DVD-Video: Title time → Chapter time

DVD-Audio, Super Audio CD, CD, VCD (PBC OFF): Track time → Group time/Total time

The time information of the display changes in the same way.

5To make the screen disappear, press the DISPLAY button again.

ENTER

DISPLAY

DVD

VCD

CD/Super Audio CD

To access the desired title when there is more than one in the disc. For example, if there is more than one movie on a DVD, each movie will be identified.

Most DVD discs are recorded in chapters so that you can quickly find a specific passage.

Allows playback of the disc from a desired time. You must enter the starting time as a reference.

Refers to the language of the disc soundtrack. In the example, the soundtrack is played in English 5.1CH. A DVD disc can have up to eight different soundtracks.

Refers to the subtitle languages available in the disc. You will be able to choose the subtitles language or, if you prefer, turn them off from the screen. A DVD disc can have up to 32 different subtitles.

A surround sound effect is generated using only two front speakers.

Note

When in VCD 2.0 mode (PBC ON mode) and MP3, this function does not work.

Note

What is a Chapter?

Each title on a DVD is usually divided into chapters (similar to tracks on an audio CD).

What is a Title?

A DVD may contain several different titles. For example, if a disc contains four different movies, each might be considered a title.

Finding what you want on a disc

You can directly access any point on a disc using one of the search modes. Use these search modes while a disc is playing. Playback jumps to the point specified.

1Press SEARCH repeatedly to choose between:

DVD-Video

SEARCH

Chapter search

Title search

Time search

DVD-Audio

Track search Group search Time search

ENTER

Video CD/CD

Track search Time search

Super Audio CD

Track search

2Enter the title/chapter/group/track number or time (minutes & seconds).

For example, for title 4, press 4. For chapter/track 12, press 1, 2.

For 45 minutes into the disc, press 4, 5, 0, 0.

3 Press ENTER to start/restart playback.

Note

Some discs don’t allow the Search mode.

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5Playing Discs

PLAY PAUSE

REW

FF

Still Frame/Slow Play/Frame Advance Playback

The video images on DVD and Video CD can be viewed as a still frame, played back at slow speeds and even advanced frame by frame (Forward only).

Viewing a Pausing Picture

Press 8 (PAUSE).

When viewing a DVD, if the paused picture shakes, select the [Field] setting in the Setup screen Video Setup menu [Pause Mode] setting as described on page 47.

To return to normal playback

When the picture playback is paused, pressing 3 (PLAY) restores normal playback operation.

Viewing slow playback

With this function, DVDs can be viewed in both forward and reverse direction. Video CDs can only be moved in the forward direction.

Press ¡ (FF) durring pause.

• Slow playback is engaged.

• During slow playback, the speed of playback can

1/8 – 1/6 – 1/4 – 1/2

be adjusted from 1/8 normal playback speed to 1/2 normal playback speed in 4 steps using ¡ (FF).

Press 1 (REW) during Pause.

Slow playback in the reverse direction is engaged.

During slow playback, the speed of playback can

be adjusted from 1/8 normal playback speed to

1/2 – 1/4 – 1/6 – 1/8

 

1/2 normal playback speed in 4 steps using 1

 

(REW).

 

To return to normal playback

When the picture is paused or during slow playback, pressing 3 (PLAY) restores normal playback operation.

Step Motion playback: Viewing one frame at a time

With this function, DVDs and Video CDs can only be moved in the forward direction.

Press 8 (PAUSE).

Each time the button is pressed, a new frame will appear.

To return to normal playback

When viewing Step Motion playback, pressing 3 (PLAY) restores normal playback operation.

Note

There is no sound picture playback is paused or during slow playback, or when advancing one frame at a time.

Pausing picture, slow play, or Step Motion playback may not be possible with certain titles. In this case, the mark is displayed.

If a Browsable picture is recorded on a DVD-Audio disc, Step Motion playback is possible.

Depending on the disc, it may automatically return to normal replay at the transition between chapters. And when this happens, it may not fast forward or rewind even if you push the scan (1/¡) button. In this case, push 3 (PLAY) button once more, then push the scan button (1/¡) again.

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CLEAR

PAGE

CONDITION

Using the Page

Press the PAGE button on the remote control during playback.

You may select the image you want by moving the cursor button (2/3).

Note

Some discs don’t allow the Page function.

Memorizing disc settings (CONDITION MEMORY)

If you have a particular set of preferences for a disc, you can memorize them using the Condition Memory function. Once memorized, your settings will be recalled automatically whenever you load that disc. The player can store settings for 20 discs; after this, memorizing another replaces the oldest one stored.

Condition Memory does not work with DVD-Audio and DVD-RW discs.

The settings memorized are:

Audio Language (page 27)

Subtitle Language (page 26)

Camera Angle (page 26)

On Screen Display (page 50)

To memorize settings for the current disc, press CONDITION during playback.

To recall memorized settings, just load the disc.

The COND icons will be displayed and ‘CONDITION’ appears on-screen.

To clear memorized settings, load the disc and press CLEAR while ‘CONDITION’ is displayed on-screen.

Note

Some discs don’t allow the Condition Memory function.

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