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DVD PLAYER XV-N340B XV-N342S
Warnings, Cautions and Others
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN
CAUTION To reduce the risk of electrical shocks, fire, etc.: 1. Do not remove screws, covers or cabinet. 2. Do not expose this appliance to rain or moisture. 3. The mains plug shall remain readily operable. ATTENTION Afin dâÃ©viter tout risque dâÃ©lectrocution, dâincendie, etc.: 1. Ne pas enlever les vis ni les panneaux et ne pas ouvrir le coffret de lâappareil. 2. Ne pas exposer lâappareil Ã la pluie ni Ã lâhumiditÃ©. 3. La prise secteur doit Ãªtre opÃ©rationnelle. Caution ââ STANDBY/ON button! Disconnect the mains plug to shut the power off completely. The STANDBY/ON button in any position does not disconnect the mains line. The power can be remote controlled. Attention ââ Touche STANDBY/ON! DÃ©connecter la fiche de secteur pour couper complÃ¨tement le courant. La touche STANDBY/ON ne coupe jamais complÃ¨tement la ligne de secteur, quelle que soit sa position. Le courant peut Ãªtre tÃ©lÃ©commandÃ©. CAUTION
CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT REPRODUCTION OF LABELS WARNING LABEL INSIDE OF THE UNIT PRODUIT LASER DE CLASSE 1 REPRODUCTION DâETIQUETTES ETIQUETTE DâAVERTISSEMENT A LâINTERIEUR DE LâAPPAREIL
Notes on the power cord â¢ When you are away on travel or otherwise for an extended period of time, remove the plug from the wall outlet. A small amount of power (1.0 W) is always consumed while the power cord is connected to the wall outlet. â¢ When unplugging the player from the wall outlet, always pull the plug, not the power cord. â¢ Do not handle the power cord with wet hands. â¢ Disconnect the power cord before cleaning the player or moving the player. â¢ Do not alter, twist or pull the power cord, or put anything heavy on it, which may cause fire, electric shock, or other accidents. â¢ If the cord is damaged, consult a dealer and have the power cord replaced with a new one. Avoid moisture, water, dust, and high temperatures â¢ Do not place the player in moist or dusty places. â¢ If water gets inside the player, turn off the power and remove the plug from the wall outlet, then consult your dealer. Using the player in this state may cause a fire or electrical shock. â¢ Do not expose the player to direct sunlight or place it near a heating device. Notes on installation â¢ Select a place which is level, dry and neither too hot nor too cold between 5ËC and 35ËC. â¢ Leave sufficient distance between the player and the TV. â¢ Do not install the player in a place subject to vibrations. â¢ Do not put heavy objects on the player. To prevent malfunction of the player â¢ There are no user-serviceable parts inside. If anything goes wrong, unplug the power cord and consult your dealer. â¢ Do not insert any metallic objects, such as wires, hairpins, coins, etc. into the player. â¢ Do not block the vents. Blocking the vents may damage the player. To clean the cabinet â¢ Use a soft cloth. Follow the relevant instructions on the use of chemically-coated cloths. â¢ Do not use benzene, thinner or other organic solvents and disinfectants. These may cause deformation or discoloring.
â¢ DVD VIDEO, Audio CD, Video CD, SVCD
Before making connections: â¢ Do not connect the AC power cord until all other connections have been made. â¢ Connect VIDEO OUT of the player directly to the video input of your TV. Connecting VIDEO OUT of the player to a TV via a VCR/an integrated TV/Video system may cause a monitor problem.
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK. DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK) NO USER SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated âdangerous voltageâ within the products enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.
The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance.
CAUTION: â¢ Do not block the ventilation openings or holes. (If the ventilation openings or holes are blocked by a newspaper or cloth, etc., the heat may not be able to get out.) â¢ Do not place any open flame sources, such as lighted candles, on the apparatus. â¢ When discarding batteries, environmental problems must be considered and local rules or laws governing the disposal of these batteries must be followed strictly. â¢ Do not expose this apparatus to rain, moisture, dripping or splashing and that no objects filled with liquids, such as vases, shall be placed on the apparatus. ATTENTION: â¢ Ne bloquez pas les orifices ou les trous de ventilation. (Si les orifices ou les trous de ventilation sont bloquÃ©s par un journal un tissu, etc., la chaleur peut ne pas Ãªtre Ã©vacuÃ©e correctement de lâappareil.) â¢ Ne placez aucune source de flamme nue, telle quâune bougie, sur lâappareil. â¢ Lors de la mise au rebut des piles, veuillez prendre en considÃ©ration les problÃ¨mes de lâenvironnement et suivre strictement les rÃ¨gles et les lois locales sur la mise au rebut des piles. â¢ Nâexposez pas cet appareil Ã la pluie, Ã lâhumiditÃ©, Ã un Ã©gouttement ou Ã des Ã©claboussures et ne placez pas des objets remplis de liquide, tels quâun vase, sur lâappareil.
â¢ DVD-R/-RW, +R/+RW written and finalized in the DVD VIDEO format â¢ DivX files on DVD-R/-RW written in the UDF format â¢ CD-R/RW written in the SVCD, Video CD or Audio CD format â¢ MP3/JPEG/DivX files on CD-R/RW written in the ISO 9660 format Supported Digital audio formats:
Linear PCM, Dolby Digital, DTS (Digital Theater Systems)*
S-video cable* (not supplied)
IN S-VIDEO V IDEO
RIG HT L
Â©2006 Victor Company of Japan, Limited
Region code of DVD VIDEO
This player can play back DVD VIDEO discs whose region code numbers include â1.â Examples of playable DVD VIDEO discs:
NOTES â¢ If a disc gets dirty, scratched or warped, or due to the disc characteristics or recording conditions, the player may not be able to play back such discs. â¢ The player can play back audio signals recorded in MIX-MODE CD, CD-G, CD-EXTRA and CD TEXT. â¢ With some discs, operations may not be possible. * To play back DTS-encoded DVD VIDEO or DTSencoded Audio CD discs correctly, connect the player to an amplifier with a built-in DTS decoder. Otherwise, playback sound will be distorted. Unplayable discs If you try to play back discs listed below, noise may be generated and causes damage to speakers. â¢ DVD-R/-RW written in the VR format â¢ DVD-ROM, DVD-RAM, DVD AUDIO, CD-ROM, PHOTO CD, SACD â¢ Unfinalized discs â¢ Discs of irregular shape or discs with tape, seals or paste on either the label side or playback side. Playing back these discs may damage the player. The Non-DVD side of a âDualDiscâ does not comply with the âCompact Disc Digital Audioâ standard. Therefore, the use of Non-DVD side of a DualDisc on this product may not be recommended.
A TRE XIAL A M CO Y PR
NOTES â¢ If your TV has a monaural audio input instead of stereo, use an optional audio cable which converts stereo audio output to monaural. â¢ If your TV is a HDTV or HD-ready TV, you can connect with component (Y, PB, PR) jacks. By connecting with component (Y, PB, PR) jacks, you can select the progressive scanning mode which provides the best picture quality. * The S-VIDEO jack and component (Y, PB, PR) jacks cannot be used at the same time. When using the S-VIDEO jack, do not connect the component (Y, PB, PR) jacks with the player.
WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE. 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 communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does 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 of the following measures: Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. Connect the 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. For Canada/pour le Canada CAUTION: TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK, MATCH WIDE BLADE OF PLUG TO WIDE SLOT, FULLY INSERT. ATTENTION: POUR EVITER LES CHOCS ELECTRIQUES, INTRODUIRE LA LAME LA PLUS LARGE DE LA FICHE DANS LA BORNE CORRESPONDANTE DE LA PRISE ET POUSSER JUSQUAU FOND.
Yellow Audio/video cable* (supplied)
VIDE O OU T
LE F RIG
The playerâs region code is printed on the rear of the player
Note of Color system format
This player accommodates the NTSC system, and also can play back discs recorded with PAL system. (PAL video signals are converted to a NTSC signal and output.)
If anything is missing, consult your dealer immediately. â¢ Audio/video cable (Yellow/White/Red) (x 1) â¢ Remote control (x 1) â¢ R6(SUM-3)/AA(15F) battery (x 2)
THIS PRODUCT USES A LASER SYSTEM. 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. ATTENTION: CE PRODUIT UTILISE UN SYSTEME LASER. UN EMPLOI DES COMMANDES, RÃGLAGES OU PROCÃDURES DE PERFORMANCE AUTRE QUE CELUI SPÃCIFIÃ DANS CE DOCUMENT RISQUE DâENTRAÃNER UNE EXPOSITION DANGEREUSE AUX RAYONNEMENTS. NE PAS OUVRIR NI RÃPARER DE VOUS-MÃME. FAIRE APPEL Ã UN PERSONNEL QUALIFIÃ POUR LâENTRETIEN.
Red White Connecting to a TV with component jacks Connecting to a stereo audio amplifier (receiver)
Y PB LEFT RIGHT
To analog audio input To component video input
To switch the scanning mode between Progressive and Interlace, press and hold VFP-I/P on the remote control for a few seconds. NOTES â¢ Connect âYâ to âY,ââPBâ to âPB(CB),ââPRâ to âPR(CR)â correctly. â¢ When using the component (Y, PB, PR) jacks, do not connect the S-VIDEO jack with the player. About the scanning mode indicator
[PICTURE SOURCE] of the PICTURE menu AUTO FILM VIDEO(NORMAL)/ (ACTIVE) Source type of DVD VIDEO Film source [DDP] [DDP] [P] Video source [P] [DDP] [P]
Connecting to a digital audio device To enjoy high-quality surround sound, connect the DIGITAL OUT (COAXIAL) jack to a Dolby Digital or DTS decoder or an amplifier with a built-in decoder.
To analog audio input
To digital audio input
NOTE Some progressive TV and High-Definition TV sets are not fully compatible with the player. To check the compatibility of your TV, contact your local JVC customer service center.
NOTES â¢ Depending on the disc, no signal may be outputted from the DIGITAL OUT. Make an analog connection in this case. â¢ Set [DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT] in the [AUDIO] preference display correctly according to the connected digital audio equipment. (See âDIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUTâ in âInitial settings.â)
Turning on the power
Inserting the AC power plug
After all other connections have been made, insert the AC power plug to the wall outlet firmly.
When you turn on the player for the first time after purchase, the following message appears on the TV screen.
EXECUTE DVD PLAYER SETUP? - BASIC PICTURE/AUDIO SETTING YES - PRESS ENTER NO - PRESS CANCEL
Turning on and off the player
Insert a disc
Turning on and off the player 1 Press 0 to open the disc tray. 2 Place a disc in the disc tray.
â¢ To insert an 8-cm disc, place it in the inner recess.
Changing the display window contents
Changing the language, sound and scene angle 1 Press the button. 2 Press the button repeatedly or
5/â to select the desired item.
Changing the picture tone (VFP)
The VFP (Video Fine Processor) function allows you to adjust the picture character according to the type of programming, picture tone or personal preferences.
Open/close the disc tray Basic playback
Buttons To do 3* 7 Start/resume normal Playback Stop â¢ When RESUME is ON or DISC RESUME, this player memorizes the position on the disc where you interrupted playback. â To resume playback, press 3. â To stop playback completely, press 7 again. Pause â¢ Each time you press 8 on the remote control, the still picture advances to the next frame.
â SLOW +
Installing the batteries in the remote control
Open the compartment cover, and place the two supplied R6(SUM-3)/AA(15F) batteries in the remote control according to the polarity markings (â+â and âââ) inside the compartment. Then replace the cover.
DISPLAY ON SCREEN
Each time you press DISPLAY, the display window contents changes.
â SLOW +
DISPLAY ON SCREEN
Before enjoying this player, make the initial settings as follows: 1 Press ENTER.
DVD PLAYER SETUP MENU LANGUAGE AUDIO LANGUAGE SUBTITLE ON SCREEN LANGUAGE ENGLISH ENGLISH OFF ENGLISH
3 Press 0 to close the disc tray.
Locating the beginning of a scene or song
You can select a title/chapter/ track directly and start playback. For DVD Video: (While stopped) select title. (While playing back) select chapter. For SVCD/VCD/CD: Select track. To select 5: press 5. To select 23: press 2, then 3. To select 40: press 4, then 0. â¢ If you press TITLE/GROUP before entering the number, you can select the title instead of the chapter.
3 Press ENTER to finish the
setting. Buttons To do AUDIO For DVD Video: select audio languages. For SVCD/VCD: select the audio channel. select the subtitle. select the view-angle.
1 Press VFP-I/P. 2 Press 2/3 to select the desired
PREVIOUS SELECT CLEAR
GAMMA BRIGHTNESS MID +4 +10 +10 +10 LOW +2
With the label side up
ENGLISH FRENCH SPANISH
1 4 7
2 5 8 0
3 6 9
SATURATION TINT SHARPNESS Y DELAY
1 4 7
CANCEL TITLE/ GROUP
2 5 8 0
3 6 9
2 Press 5/â to select the on-screen language for
the preference displays, etc., then press ENTER.
DVD PLAYER SETUP MONITOR TYPE PICTURE SOURCE SCREEN SAVER BACKGROUND
Changing the Sound Field
Each time you press SOUND EFFECT, the Sound Effect mode changes. â¢ As the value becomes bigger, the Sound Effect works stronger.
16:9 4:3 LB AUTO
4:3 PS ON
Point toward the remote sensor directly as possible (the operating range is approx. 5 m.)
The batteries will last about six months with normal use. If the functions of the remote control become erratic, replace the batteries. Precautions of the safe use of batteries Observe the following precautions for the safe use of batteries. If they are used improperly their lives will be shortened, they may burst or their contents may leak. â¢ Remove the batteries from the remote control if it is not going to be used for a long period of time. â¢ Remove dead batteries and dispose of them properly. â¢ Never leave dead batteries lying around, take them apart, mix them with other refuse, or throw them into an incinerator. â¢ Never touch liquid that has leaked out of a battery. â¢ Do not mix new and old batteries, or batteries of different types, when placing them.
Â¡/1 Fast forward/backward (While paused) Slow-motion playback â¢ Each time you press the button, the playback speed changes. Â¢/4 Skip chapter/track â¢ If you press and hold the button during playback, playback is advanced/reversed at 5 times normal speed.
VFP I/P AUDIO
Parameter NORMAL For watching TV in a general room. CINEMA For watching a movie software in a room with suppressed light. USER1 You can adjust parameters USER2 that affect the picture character and store the settings as a user preset. See below.
ANGLE SUBTITLE SLIDE EFFECT
ANGLE SUBTITLE SLIDE EFFECT
Using the disc menu
You can operate a discâSVCD/ VCD with Playback Control* (PBC)âusing the disc menu shown on the TV screen. * A method of controlling disc play for SVCD/VCD by using the disc menu.
3 Press 5/â to select the monitor type, then press
â4:3 PS.â (See âMONITOR TYPEâ in âInitial settings.â) â¢ For a wide-screen TV, select â16:9.â
DVD PLAYER SETUP DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT ANALOG DOWNMIX D.RANGE CONTROL OUTPUT LEVEL
ENTER. â¢ For a normal (conventional) TV, select â4:3 LBâ or
Main display â¢ Each indicator lights up when corresponding function/mode is activated, or corresponding information is on the main display.
Zooming the picture
Each time you press ZOOM, the magnification changes. â¢ You can use 5/â/2/3 button to move the zoomed position. To return to the normal playback, select the normal size by pressing ZOOM repeatedly.
To adjust the picture tone
PCM ONLY DOLBY DIGITAL/PCM DOLBYPROLOGIC STREAM/PCM ON
About On-screen guide icons
: Playback. : Pause. / : Slow-motion playback with the current speed. / : Fast forward/backward playback with the current speed. : At the beginning of a scene containing multiangle views. : At the beginning of a scene containing multiaudio sounds. : At the beginning of a scene containing multisubtitles. You can change the setting so that the on-screen guide icons do not appear on the TV screen. (See âON SCREEN GUIDEâ in âInitial settings.â)
When playing a disc with low quality recording conditions or scratches
If the disc is poorly recorded or the disc is of poor quality, there may be problems with playback or discs cannot be played back at all. TRACK ADJUST function allows you to play back such discs with better quality. Each time you press TRACK ADJUST, the mode of the function appears on the TV screen and changes as follows: TRACK ADJUST OFF = TRACK ADJUST MODE 1 = TRACK ADJUST MODE 2 Select TRACK ADJUST MODE 1 or MODE 2 which gives you better results.
To return to the normal playback mode, select TRACK ADJUST OFF. â¢ Opening the disc tray will set the function to off. â¢ This function is not available for some discs. â¢ If the disc cannot be played back, try to set the TRACK ADJUST mode before you close the tray.
VARI-PLAY (For DVD Video) (variable You can change the playback playback) speed with the sound (except for DTS) and subtitles. To playback 1.2 or 1.5 times faster, press VARI-PLAY on the player or Â¡ on the remote control.
To playback 0.8 or 0.6 times slower, press Â¡ on the remote control while playback is paused. (For SVCD/VCD) The disc is played back at about 2 times faster than normal. (Only for DVD Video) The playback position moves back 10 seconds before the current position (only within the same title). * 38 on the player starts/pauses playback.
1 Select âUSER1â or âUSER2.â 2 Press 5/â to select a parameter, then press ENTER.
GAMMA Adjust this if the neutral color is bright or dark. The brightness of dark and bright portion is maintained
7 For DVD
1 Press TOP MENU or MENU to show the disc menu. 2 Press 5/â/2/3 to select a desired item, then press
ENTER or 3 (SELECT). â¢ With some discs, you can also select items by entering the number using the numeric buttons. 7 For SVCD/VCD
(LOW/MID/HIGH). BRIGHTNESS Adjust this if the picture is bright or dark on the whole (â16 (darkest) to +16 (brightest)). CONTRAST Adjust this if the far and near position is unnatural (â12 to +12). SATURATION Adjust this if the picture is whitish or blackish (â16 (blackest) to +16 (whitest)). TINT Adjust this if the appearance of flesh tone is unnatural (â16 to +16). SHARPNESS Adjust this if the picture is indistinct (LOW/HIGH). Y DELAY Adjust this if the picture looks separately/ overlapped (â2 to +2).
4 Press 5/â to select a desired digital output
signal type, then press ENTER. Set this item correctly according to the logo on your receiver or decoder. (If you do not connect the player to such a device, press ENTER to finish the setting.) â¢ Receiver/decoder bearing Dolby Digital logo and no DTS, select âDOLBY DIGITAL/PCM.â â¢ Receiver/decoder bearing both Dolby Digital and DTS logos, select âSTREAM/PCM.â â¢ Receiver/decoder bearing neither Dolby Digital nor DTS logo, or digital recorder, select âPCM ONLY.â To bring up the DVD PLAYER SETUP display later Press SET UP for a few seconds until the DVD PLAYER SETUP display appears.
1 While stopped, press TOP MENU or 3 (SELECT) to
show the menu. 2 Press the numeric buttons to select a desired item. To select 5: press 5. To select 23: press 2, then 3. To select 40: press 4, then 0. â¢ To move to the next or previous page of the current menu, press Â¢ or 4. â¢ To return to the previous menu, press RETURN. To play back without PBC While stopped, press the numeric buttons instead of 3 (SELECT) to start playback. To reactivate PBC â¢ Press TOP MENU or MENU. â¢ Press 7 to stop playback, then 3 (SELECT).
Turning on and off the player
Changing the display brightness
Press DIMMER to change the brightness of the display window.
3 Press 5/â to adjust the parameter, then press ENTER. 4 Repeat step 2 and 3 to adjust other parameters. 5 Press VFP-I/P to finish the setting.