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i p @ rtan mnf @ r ati @ n Caution : To reduce the risk of electric CAUTION shock , do not remove cover ( or back ) . No THIS PRODUCT UTILIZES A LASER . USE OF RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK user serviceable parts inside . Refer DO NOT OPEN CONTROLS OR ADJUSTMENTS OR servicing to qualified service personnel . PERFORMANCE OF PROCEDURES OTHER THAN THOSE SPECIFIED HEREIN MAY RESULT IN This symbol indicates _ This symbol indicates HAZARDOUS RADIATION EXPOSURE . DO NOT important instructions _ IL " dangerous voltage " inside OPEN COVERS AND DO NOT REPAIR the product that presents a accompanying the risk of electric shock or YOURSELF . REFERSERVICING TO QUALIFIED product . PERSONNEL . personal injury . Caution : To prevent electric shock , match wide blade WARNING of plug to wide slot , fully insert . To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock , Attention : Pour _ viter les chocs electriques , introduire do not expose this product to rain or la lame la plus large de la fiche dans la borne moisture . No objects filled with liquids , such as vases , shall be placed on the correspondante de la prise et pousser jusqQ au fond . apparatus . Refer to the identificationlrating label located on the back panel of your product for its proper operating voltage . Notes : FCC Regulations state that unauthorized changes or modifications to This DVD player is designed and this equipment may void the user's authority to operate it . manufactured to respond to the Region Management Information . If the Region Caution : Using video games or any external accessory with number of a DVD disc does not fixed images for extended periods of time can cause them to be correspond to the Region number of this permanently imprinted on the picture tube ( or projection TV DVD player , this DVD player cannot play picture tubes ) . ALSO , some network / program Iogos , phone the disc . The Region number for this DVD numbers , etc . may cause similar damage . This damage is not player is Region No I . covered by your warranty . This device is protected by U . S . patent Cable TV Installer : This reminder is provided to call your attention to numbers 4,631,603 and 4,577,216 and Article 820 - 40 of the National Electrical Code ( Section 54 of the 4,819,098 and other intellectual property Canadian Electrical Code , Part 1 ) which provides guidelines for proper rights . The use of Macrovision's copy grounding and , in particular , specifies that the cable ground shall be protection technology in the device must connected to the grounding system of the building as close to the be authorized by Macrovision and is point of cable entry as practical . intended for home and other limited pay - per - view uses only , unless otherwise authorized in writing by Macrovision . LASERS I CLAS 1 Reverse engineering or disassembly is PRODUCT prohibited . Product Registration Please fill out the product registration card ( packed separately ) and return it immediately . Returning the card allows us to contact you if needed . Product Information Keep your sales receipt to obtain warranty parts and service and for proof of purchase . Attach it here and record the serial and model numbers in case you need them , These numbers are located on the product . Model No . Serial No . Purchase Date : Dealer / AddresslPhone : G - LINK , VCR Plus + , C3 , PlusCode , GUIDE Plus + , and GUIDE Plus + Gold are trademarks of Gemstar Development Corporation . The GUIDE Plus + Gold system is manufactured under license from Index Systems Inc . THOMSON MULTIMEDIA INC . AND GEMSTAR ARE NOT IN ANY WAY LIABLE FOR THE ACCURACY OF THE PROGRAM INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THE GUIDE PLUS + SYSTEM . IN NO EVENT SHALL THOMSON MULTIMEDIA INC . OR GEMSTAR BE LIABLE FOR ANY AMOUNT REPRESENTING LOSS OF PROFITS , LOSS OF BUSINESS , OR INDIRECT , SPECIAL , OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES IN CONNECTION WITH THE PROVISION OR USE OF ANY INFORMATION EQUIPMENT , OR SERVICES RELATING TO THE GUIDE PLUS + SYSTEM .
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Key Features Overview Your TV / DVD is equipped with some special l _ atures that will add to your viewing experience . The t _ llowing inl _ rmation summarizes some of these t _ . atures . On - screen TV Program Guide Description : The GLIDE Plus + systvm is an on - screen interactive list of programs and inll ) rmation that is built into your TViDVD and available when in TV mode . You can scroll through tile guide to see what's on and tune directly to that program flcom the guide . You can also browse programs by category with the sort tUature . When you access the News l _ ature , MSNBC will appear in your vide ( ) window if it's awtilable through your TV . One - Touch VCR Recording is another benefit of tile GUIDE Plus + system . You don't have to remenlber to program your VCR or use the menus in your VCR to set up a recording . Requirements : • Complete the on - screen interactive setup . You'll find detailed instructions in Chapter 1 . • One - ' Rmch VCR Recording : You nmst connect the G - LINK cable to the TViDVD and place one of tile wands in front of the remol _ . sensor on the VCR . • If you have a cable box , connect tile G - LINK cable to tile TV / DVD and place one of the wands in front of the remote sensor on the cable box . V - Chip : Parental Controls Description : You can block programs and movies by content , age - based ratings , and / or movie ratings . Requirements : • Set up the Parental Control . _ menu in the TV's main menu ( Chapter 3 has details ) . • The broadcasters nmst use tile rating system when they send the program lo your TV in order tk > ryour TV lo block the program . MP3 Audio Disc Playback Description : Your 1 ) VI ) player can play back compatible MP3 audio files recorded on CD - R discs . Requirements : • The discs must be recorded on compatible equipmvnt ( Chapl _ , r 2 has details ) . • The DVD player must be on .
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The On - Screen DVD Information Display Description : The Inl _ ) Display is a menu bar that you can bring tip to access certain li : atures while discs are playing . Icons represent tile difll . rent fl . atures supported by your TV / DVD when in DVD mode . By selecting dil ] k _ rent inlk ) Display icons , you can access t _ atures including Repeat , Audio , Subtitles , Booknlarks and Canlera Angle . Requirements : • Put your TV / DVD in DVD mode and insert a disc into tile disc tray . • Wait lk ) r the disc to play , then press INFO to view the Inl _ > Display menu . The Bookmarks Feature You can booknmrk a point on a disc that you can go to quickly with the bookmark t _ ature . You can store up to six bookmarks . For example , if you have a l _ vorite scene in a movie , you can bookmark it so you can return R ) it without having to lhst tk ) rward or reverse to lind the exact scene . Requirements : • Put your TV / DVD in DVD mode and insert a disc into the disc tray . • Press INFO to view the Inlk ) Display menu , then highlight the bookmark icon to use the tl . ature . 2
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bJe @ f C @ ntents Introduction Key Features Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 On - screen TV Program Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 V - Chip : Parental Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 MP3 Audio Disc Playback . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 The On - Screen DVD Information Display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 The Bookmarks Feature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Chapter 1 : Connections & Setup Things to Consider Before You Connect . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Protect Against Power Surges . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Protect Components from Overheating . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Position Cables Properly to Avoid Audio Interference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Important Stand and Base Safety Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Use Indirect Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Connection Pictures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Types of Discs Your TV / DVD will Play . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Choose Your Connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . g TV / DVD Only . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 TV / DVD + VCR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 TV / DVD + Receiver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Why You Should Connect This G - LINK Cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 How to Find the Remote Sensor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Placing the G - LINK Wands . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Plug in the TV / DVD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Put Batteries in the Remote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 How to Use the Remote Control to Complete the Interactive Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Turn on theTV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Complete the Interactive Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Set the Menu Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Complete Auto Channel Search . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 The GUIDE Plus + System Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 What to Expect . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Set the DVD Menu Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Setting Other Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 The Buttons on the Remote Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Chapter 2 : Playing DVDs Regional Coding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Using Different Menus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Loading and Playing Discs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 To Load and Play a Disc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories . " Dolby " and the double - D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories . Confidential unpublished works . @ 1992 - 1997 Dolby Laboratories , Inc . All rights reserved . DTSis a registered trademark of Digital Home Theater Systems , Inc . 3
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bJe @ f C @ ntents Using a Disc Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Using the On - Screen Info Display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Time Display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Selecting a Title . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Selecting a Chapter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Selecting Subtitles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Changing the Audio Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Using the Repeat Feature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Using Bookmarks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Changing the Camera Angle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Disc Playback Features Using the Remote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Chapter 3 : Using the TV's Features About the GUIDE Plus + System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Downloading Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Getting In & Out of the GUIDE Plus + System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 The GUIDE Plus + System Menus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Grid Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Sort . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 News . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Channels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 How to Get More Information About an Advertisement or a Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 GUIDE Plus + Menu Items . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Channel Banner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Why You Should Use the Auto Tuning Feature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 How to Set Up the Auto Tuning Feature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Parental Controls and V - Chip . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 How V - Chip Works . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 V - Chip TV Rating Limit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Blocking Specific Content Themes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 Viewing Specific Content Themes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 V - Chip Movie Rating Limit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 V - Chip Unrated Program Block . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 Channel Block . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 Front Panel Block . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 Lock / Unlock Parental Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 Chapter 4 : Using the DVD's Menu System The DVD's Menu System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 Two Types of Menu Items : Path and Action . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 The Play / Resume Play Option . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 The Play Mode Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 Selecting a Play Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 How to Create a Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 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bJe @ f C @ ntents Editing a Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 AutoPlay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Dub Assist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 IntroScan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 The Lock Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Locking Your DVD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Unlocking Your DVD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Changing Your Password . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Setting the Ratings Limits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Unrated Titles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 System Test . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 The Display Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 TV Image . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 On - Screen Displays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 The Sound Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 Digital Output . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 Sound Logic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 The Languages Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Glossary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 Code List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 Chapter 5 : Using the TV's Menu System How to Use Your TV's Menu System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 Audio Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 Picture Quality Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 Screen Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72 Using Closed Captioning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72 Closed - Caption Modes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72 Channel Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73 Time Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74 Chapter 6 : Playing Other Types of Discs Using the Info Display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76 Using the Time Display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77 Selecting a Specific Track . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77 Selecting a Specific Index ( Available only on Video CDs ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77 Selecting a Play Mode ( Available only on Audio CDs and MP3s ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77 Using the Repeat Feature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79 Changing the Audio Channel Output ( Available only on Video CDs ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80 Using IntroScan ( Available only on Audio CDs and MP3s ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80 Using Bookmarks ( Available only on Audio CDs ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80 Dub Assist ( Available only on Audio CDs ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 5
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bJe @ f C @ ntents Chapter 7 : Other Information Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84 Care and Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89 Handling Cautions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89 Formation of Condensation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89 Handling Discs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90 Cleaning Discs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90 The Front of Your TV / DVD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91 Universal Remote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92 Test the Remote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92 Program the Remote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92 Automatic Code Search . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92 Direct Entry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93 Operate Components after Programming the Remote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93 Codes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94 Limited Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95 Accessory Order Form . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97 Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100 6
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t Connections 8t Setup Chapter Overview : • Things to Consider Before You Connect • Choose Your Connection • Connections • Why You Should Connect This G - LINK Cable • Plug in the TV / DVD • Put Batteries in the Remote • How to Use the Remote Control to Complete the Interactive Setup • Turn on the TV • Complete the Interactive Setup • Set the DVD Menu Language • The Remote Control Changing Entertainment . tin . _ J 7 G _ hics cow , rained within this p _ blicatio _ arej _ r r _ rese _ t _ tio _ only , .
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C @ nnect @ ns Setup Things to Consider Before You Connect Protect Against Power Surges • Connect all components beR > re you plug any of their power cords into fl _ e wall outlet . • Turn off the TViDVD and / or component belk > re you connect or disconnect any cables . • Make sure all antennas and cables are properly grounded . R * . t > r lo the Important Sal _ . guards sheet packed with your TV / DVD . Protect Components from Overheating • Don't block ventilation holes on any of the components . Arrange the components so that air can circulate tYeely . • Don't stack components . • When you place componenls in a stand , make sure you allow adequate ventilation . • If you connect an audio receiver or amplifier , place it on the lop shelf so the heated air tYom it won't [ low around other c < ) mponents . Position Cables Properly to Avoid Audio Interference • Insert each cabl _ , firmly into the designated jack . • If you place components above the TV / DVD , route all cables down the side of the back of the TViDVD instead of straight down the middle of the back of the TV / DVD . • If your anwnna uses 300 - ohm twin lead cables , do not coil the cables . Also , keep the twin lead cables away tYom audio / video cables . Important Stand and Base Safety Information Choose the location t _ > ryour TV / I ) VI ) carefully . Place the TV / I ) V1 ) on a stand or base that is of adequate size and strength to prevent the TV / DVD tYom being accidentally tipped over , pushed off , or pulled ofl _ This could cause personal injury and / or damage the TViDVD . Rel } er to the important Sail . guards sheet packed with your TViDVD . Use Indirect Light Don't place the TV / 1 ) V1 ) wh _ , re sunlight or room lighting will be direcwd toward the screen . Use soil or indirect lighting . Connection Pictures Audio / video cables are usually bundled together . For better visibility , the connection pictures in this book show each cable separately ( audio left , audio right , and video ) . Types of Discs Your TV / DVD will Play • DVD discs - DVD discs contain high quality picture and sound content . • Audio discs - Audio CDs contain nmsical or sound content only . • Video CD discs - Like DVD video discs , Video CDs contain picture and sound content . The difl _ . rence is the amount of inl _ ) rmation that can be stored on the disc . • MP3 discs - A disc that contains audio files ( R ) r example , a CD - R with downloaded MP3 files ) . 8 Chapter I
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C @ nnect @ ns Setup Choose Your Connection There are several ways to connect your TV / DVD , Please use the following chart to determine which connection is best [ k ) r you . Proceed to the appropriate page and connect your TV / DVD . Connection Title Cables Needed Components • Coaxial TV / DVD Only page10 TV / DVD + VCR • Coaxial page 11 • Audio / video • G - Link • Coaxial TV / DVD + Receiver pages 12 - 13 • Audio / video • Optical • G - Link Cables Needed to Connect Components to Your TV / DVD The pictures below show tile cables needed lor tile connections represented in this book . Notes : AudioNideo cables ( A ! V cables for short ) are usually sold as a bundled set , but the connection pictures in this book show each cable separately for better visibility . Please locate the G - LINK cable ( provided ) when you're getting ready to set up your TV / DVD . You need to connect this cable to your TV / DVD , and to your VCR and / or cable box in order for all of the features of the program guide to work properly . This TV / DVD's optical digital output jack fully complies with the international standard governing this type of jack ( IEC958 ) , and is designed for connection to a Dolby Digital ( AC - 3 _ or PCM ) receiver or Dolby Digital ( AC - 3 or PCM ) decoder . Older equipment , some of which is not fully compliant with IEC958 , may not be compatible with the Dotby Digital bitstream . Such a connection using anything other than Dolby Digital AC - 3 or PCM receiver or decoder could create a high noise level , causing damage to headphones or speakers . G - UNK cable Audio / Video cables Coaxial cable Optical cable Chapter I 9
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C @ nnect @ ns Setup TV / DVD R _ IOEO G LINK CABLE OR OFF - AIR SIGNAL TV / DVD Only 1 . Connect the TV / DVD to your cable or antenna Connect the coaxial cable flcom your cable or antenna to the ANTENNA jack on the back of your TV / DVD . Go to page 15 2 . If you're connecting a cable box , connect the G - LINK cable Connect the G - LINK cable to the G - LINK jack on thv TV / DVD . Next st . p , place thv wands of the G - LINK cable to the cable box ( instructions are on page 14 ) . Go to page 14 10 Chapter I
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C @ nnect @ ns Setup TV / DVD © TV / DVD + VCR 1 . Connect your TV / DVD to your VCR A . Connect a coaxial cable to the ANTENNA jack on your TV / DVD and to the Output Jack on your VCR ( sometimes labeled OUT TO TV ) . B . Connect ll _ e audio / video cables . Connect audio cables ( white and red ) to the AUDIO IN jacks on the back of the TViDVD ( R and L / MONO ) and to ll _ e Audio Output Jacks on the VCR ( sometimes labeled OLT R L ) . C . Connect the video cable ( yellow ) to the VIDEO IN jack on the back ot the TV / DVD and to the Video Output Jack on the VCR . 2 . Connect cable or antenna to your VCR Connect tile coaxial cable t _ oln your cable outlet , cat ) k , box , or antenna to the Input Jack on your VCR ( sometimes labeled IN FROM ANTENNA or IN FROM ANT ) . 3 . Connect the G - LINK cable to the TV / DVD Connect tile G - LINK cable to the G - LINK jack on the TV / DVD Next step , place one of the wands 1 / of the G - LINK cable to _ ork with your VCR ( instructions are on page 14 ) . Go to page 14 Chapter I 11
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C @ nnect @ ns Setup CABLE OR TV / DVD OFF - AIR SIGNAL S VIDEO G LINK _ - 0R - Note : The back of your Dolby Digital * or DTS * * receiver might not look exactly like the one shown here Dolby Digital ® and DTS ® Both l ) olby Digital and 1 ) TS are audio R > rmats used to record 5.1 - chann _ ' l audio signals onto the digital track of llhn ( while the tlhn is being made ) . Both of these tk ) rmats provide up to six separate channels : let _ , right , center , let : t rear , right rear , and common subwoot _ r . The disc will play 5.1 - channel sound only it you've connected a DTS or Dolby Digital receiver or decoder and il the original movie the disc was recorded tYom was encoded in the Dolby Digital or DTS tormat . Please Read This Before Using the DIGITAL AUDIO OUT Jack ! This unit's digital output jack is designed for a connection to a Dolby Digital or DTS receiver or decoder . Older digital equipment may not be compatible with the Dolby Digital bitstream . Such a connection can create a high level of noise that may be harmful to your ears , and could damage headphones or speakers . It is important to choose the correct Digital Output setting in the DVD Player's Sound menu , especially when you use the DIGITAL AUDIO OUT jack . For more information , see Chapter 4 . * Dolby Digital is a trademark of Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation * * DTS is a registered trademark of Digital Home Theater Systems , Inc . 12 Chapter I
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C @ nnect @ ns Setup TV / DVD + Receiver 1 . Connect the TV / DVD to your cable or antenna Connect the coaxial cable from your cable or antenna to the ANTENNA jack on the back of your TV / DVD . 2A . Connect the A / V receiver to your TV / DVD Connect the audio / video cables . Connect audio cables ( white and red ) to tile AtDIO OUT jacks on the back of the TV / DVD ( R and L ) and to the Audio Input Jacks on the receiver ( sometimes labeled AUDIO IN L R ) . or 2B . Connect Dolby Digital or the DTS Receiver to your TV / DVD If you have a Dolby Digital or DTS receiver with a Digital Input jack , connect an optical cable ( not provided ) to the DIGITAL ALDIO OUT jack on the TV / DVD and to the Digital Input jack on tile back of the receiver . You must also set tile Digital Output setting in tile Sound menu ( Chapter 4 has details ) . 3 . If you're connecting a cable box , connect the G - LINK cable Connect the G - LINK cable to the G - LINK jack on tile TV / DVD . Next step , place the wands ot tile G - LINK cable to tile cable box ( instructions are on page 14 ) . Go to page 14 Chapter I 13
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C @ nnect @ ns Setup Why You Should Connect This G - LINK Cable The G - LINK cable enables the GtlDE Plus + system ( the on - screen interactive program guide ) to work with your VCR and / or cable box . Cable Box - If your TV / DVI ) is connected to a cable box you must connect tile G - LINK cable to receive TV program listings for your area , and to tune directly to a channel when the program guide is on your TV screen . VCR - - If your TV / I ) VI ) is connected to a VCR and you don't connect tile G - LINK cable , one - touch VCR recording won't work . The other ll . atures of the guide will work properly . How to Find the Remote Sensor You have to place tile G - LINK wands in l ) ront of the remolu sensor on tile VCR and / or cable box . G - LINK cable Some cable boxes and VCRs have tile remote sensor lal ) eled on tile unit . If tile remote sensor isn't / labeled on your VCR and / or cal ) le box , you need to use tile remote conm } l that came with the VCR and / or cable box to locale the sensor . 1 . Turn off tile VCR and / or cable box . 2 . Hold the remote control ( not tile one that came with your TV / DVD , but the one that came with the cable box and / or VCt { to which you're attaching the G - LINK cable ) so that it is G - LINK wands touching the tront ot ' the component . 3 . Slowly move the remote control across tile front of tile component ( VCR or cable box ) while you press the power butt ( m on and off . You must press and release the power butt ( m each time you move the remote ( holding down the button won't work ) . II II g - g - 4 . When the c ( } mponent turns on , you've located the remote sensor . Placing the G - LINK Wands I lace tile G - LINK wands in t _ cont of the remote sensor on your VCR and / or cable box approximately one inch away l _ com the remote sensor ( see instructions below ) . rvsDvo rip If you don't have both a cable box and a VCR connected to your TVIDVD , just coil the cable of the extra G - LINK wand with a twist tie and leave it behind the unit . , , , U II . . . . . . . . . 14 Chapter I
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C @ nnect _ @ ns _ Setup Plug in the TV / DVD Phlg the end of tile pow _ , r cord into the wall outlet . Match the wide blade of the plug with the wide slot in tile outlet . Insert the plug completely into tile outlet . Put Batteries in the Remote 1 . Remove the battery compartment cover on tile remote . 2 . Insert new batteries . Malch the polarities ( + and - ) on tile bam . ries with tile diagram on the remote . 3 . Put tile battery compartment cover back on tile remote . How to Use the Remote Control to Complete the Interactive Setup The technical term is " Navigation " - how you move through tile on - screen menus . The theory is tile same throughout the menu screens : highlight your choice and select it . q _ D To highlight a menu item , press the arrow buttons on the remote to highlight one of tile items listed on the screen . Use the up or down arrow button to move up or down . [ se the right or leti arrow button to move right or left . Use the arrow buttons and the OK To select the item that you've highlighted , press OK . button to move through the menu system . Note : Highlighted means that the menu item stands out from other menu items on the list ( appears darker , brighter , or a different color ) . Turn on the TV Press tile TV buuon on tile remote control or tile POWER button on tile TV / DVD's front panel ( tile first screen of the Interactive Setup appears ) . " File menu screens " time out " after a period of time if you don't make a selection . The tips in lifts section tell you how to access tile Setup menu screens manually . Note : Pressingthe TV button not only turns on the TV , but puts the remote into TV mode . " TV mode " means that the buttons on the remote control operate the TV's functions . Chapter I 15
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C @ nnect @ ns Setup Complete the Interactive Setup The menu system in your TV allows the TV's l _ atures to work properly . In this rip book , we call it the ' interactive setup " because lhe TV asks you questions , you Toaccess the setup menus manually , answer , and lhe TV makes the appropriate adjustmenls . The first time your press MENU and choose Setup . TViDVD is in TV mode , the setup screens appear automatically . Set the Menu Language The first part of the StJTbq _ asks you to select your prel } erred language t _ ) r the menu system . 1 . Highlight your preterred language tbr the menu system . 2 . Press OK to select that language . Complete Auto Channel Search The next part of the SETU ! _ asks you if you want the TV to search for all channels viewable through your antenna or cable TV system . This is sometimes called " auto programming . " 1 . Press OK to tell the TV to begin searching R ) r channels . A progress report appears on the screen . 2 _ When the screen on the TV tells you tile search is complete , press OK ( tile first Gt I1 ) E I It s + system setup screen appears ) . Note : If you skip Auto Channel Search now , you can access it later through the Channel menu . See Chapter 5 for more details . The GUIDE Plus + System Setup The GUIDE Plus + system is an on - screen int _ . ractive program guicle that lists what shows are on TV in your area . In order to receive program listings , you If you move to a new zip or postal code , need to complete tile tbllowing steps . or if any of your information changes , you need to access the setup screens The G - LINK cable must be connected lo the back of your TV / DVD , and the from the TV's main menu - - press MENU , wands must be placed in front of the remote sensor of the cable box and / or choose GUIDE Plus + Menu , and choose VCR in order tk ) r the GUIDE Plus + system to work ( go back lo page 14 tk ) r GUIDE Plus + Setup . details ) . 1 . YOu should see a screen displaying tile features of tile Guide Plus + system . Press OK to continue . 2 . The next screen asks you to locate setup materials and hardware . Once you have done this , press OK to continue . 16 Chapter I
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C @ nnect @ ns Setup Step 1 : Identifying Your TV's Location 1 . It your country is highlighted , press OK on the remote control , If your country isn't highlighted , press the up or down arrow button on the remote control to highlight your country and press OK . 2 _ { Jse the number butlons on your remolu to enter your zip code . Press OK when you're finished . Note : If your postal code contains letters , press the up and down arrow buttons on your remote to enter letters , and pressthe right arrow button to go to the next space . The Ieft arrow button moves you to the left Step 2 : Configuring for Cable The next series of screens asks you about your cable setup . To supply your TV with the correct TV program listings , the G { IDE Plus + system needs to know if your TV / DVD is connected to cable . 1 . If your TV / DVD is connected to cable , highlight Yt , s and press OK . If your TV / DVD isn't connected to cable , highlight NO and press OK ( $ 7t £ P : _ : Co * _ il _ zlH * l / _ . fi ) ra I / CR appears ) . 2 _ If you have a cable box connected to this TV / DVD , highlight Y ( , s and press OK on your remote control . Note : The next series of screensis very important because the GUIDEPlus + system must find the correct cable box information in order to receive the correct TV program listings . If you don't haw ' a cable box conn _ , cted to this TWI ) VI ) , highlight No and press OK ( S _ l _ J _ 3 : Cotd _ mqrzgjbr a VCR appears ) . rip If you're not sure which channel is the cable box's output channel , consult the book that came with your cable box or contact your cable company . Chapter I 17
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C @ nnect @ ns Setup , Highlight tile channel to which you have to tune your TV in order to see cable programming , and press OK ( a screen appears reminding you lo connect your G - LINK cable to your TViDVD and cable box ) . Notes : Channel 03 isthe most common . Choose Videol / AUX if your cable box isconnected to your TV / DVD with audio / video cables instead of a coaxiaI cable . Go to page 9 for pictures of these cables 4 . Highlight your brand ot cable box , and press OK , If your brand isn't listed , highlight NOt Listed and press OK . 5 , Make sure your cable box is on . Tune tile cable box to channel 02 ( use tile remote control that came with your cable box , or press the channel buuons on tile cable box ) . Press OK ( lhe GLIDE Plus + system starts testing codes ) , Important Note : When code testing is in progress , don't touch your TV / DVD , VCR , cable box or any of the remote controls for these products . , Look at your cable box . It it is still on and changed to channel 09 , the test was successful . Highlight Yes , and press OK ( $ 7t £ I _ 3 : Co * _ / l _ t _ z _ ring . / _ JraVCR appeatx ) . If your cable box didn't change to channel 09 or turned itself off : , you have two choices : NO • ' rod 2 _ st , this code ) again . 7ks , t this code again : If you think file TV / DVD , tile cable box , or any of the remote conlrols might have been touched or bumped during tile t * . st , highlight Test this cod * , again and press OK ( tile GUIDE Plus + system runs tile same set of codes ) . NO : if you don't think tile test was interrupted , highlight z \ ' b and press OK ( GUIDE Plus + system tests the next code ) . Repeat tile previous instructions until the TV finds tile correct cable box code . Follow the instructions on tile screen . Note : If the TV can't find your cable box code , a troubleshooting checklist appears . Carefully review each checklist and follow the instructions on the screen . 18 Chapter I
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C @ nnect @ ns Setup Step 3 : Configuring for a VCR 1 . It your TV / I ) VD is conn _ , cted to a VCR , press OK . It it is not , highlight N0 and press ( - ) K ( a screen will appear renfinding you to connect your G - LINK cable to your TV / DVD and VCR . ) . 2 . Use the Lip and down arrow buttons to highlight tile brand of your VCP , that is connected to the TV / DVD and press OK . If your brand isn't listed , highlight NOt Listed and press OK . 3 _ Tune your VCR to channel 02 . Next , turn OFF your VCR . When you complete these st _ . ps , press OK to begin testing . Important Note : When code testing isin progress , don't touch your TV / DVD , VCR , or any of the remote controlsfor these products . ? Look at the front display of your VCR . If your \ CR turned on automatically and changed to channel 09 , the test was successlul . Highlight Yes " and press OK . If your VCR didn't change to channel 09 , you can either choose NO or 7t , st this code a _ , qain . If you think your TV / I ) VD or remotes nfight have been touched during the test , tune your VCR to channel 02 , turn ott your VCt { and highlight Test this code again . If you don't think the test was interrupted , highlight NO , Tune your VCR to channel 02 and mrn ott your VCR . Press OK ( the GLIDE Plus + system starts testing another set of codes . ) Keep R > llowing tile previous instructions until the VCR finds tile correct code . Chapter I 19
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C @ nnect @ ns Setup Note : If the GUIDE Plus + system can't locate the correct code for the VCR , a list of rip troubleshooting instructions appears to help you before you try again . Leaveyour cable box turned ON to Try VCR configuration again : repeat VCR setup . download program information , Test alternate codes : tests selected brands and if this fails , the test continues with all codes in the system . Leaveyour VCR turned OFF to record programs . Skip this step : the GUIDE Plus + system won't be able to automatically schedule programs to record on your VCR . Step 4 : Confirming Your Settings l . Check to make sure all settings are complete and correct , If all seltings are complete , highlight Yes , end s _ , lJ _ p and press OK . If your cable box and / or VCR code testing l _ iled , you should see INCOMPLtZTtZ where the cable box and VCR codes are listed . Once setup is complete , additional screens appear . If any settings are incomplete or incorrect , highlight NO , r _ f ) eat selz _ pprocess and press OK . Follow the instructions on the screen . 2 . YOu can choose to view a demo of the G { IDE Plus + l ) atures , which may take a li : w minutes to load . It you don't want to see the demo right now , press OK to watch TV . 20 Chapter I
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C @ nnect @ ns Setup What to Expect The next time you are in TV mode , the GUIDE PIus + system will appear on the screen . The l _ fllowing examples explain what you might see : • If all of the program inl _ > rmation has been sent lo your TV , the GLIDE Plus + system appears with all of your TV program listings . • If tile program inl _ > rmation hasn't been sent R ) your TV yet , an outline of the G { IDE ( without TV program listings ) will appear on the screen . Program infi ) rmation is usually sent to your TV at night . • If the TV detected that you have multiple cable companies in your area , SI } ' Za ! 5 : Cboo . shl _ , d Yoztr Cbannet LineJ _ p appears . Features of the G { IDE Plus + syst _ . m are explained in Chapter 3 . _ R ) clear the guide t _ om your screen , press CLEAR or GLIDE on the remotu control . Set the DVD Menu Language The first time you are in DVD mode , the Automatic Language Selection Screen appears . By default , the DVD's on - screen displays are shown in English . If you want the on - screen menus to appear in English , press OK on the remote . To change lhe language : 1 . Press lhe down arrow buuon on the remote until the appropriate language This is the Automatic Language is highlighted . Selection Screen . English is the default language , and automatically 2 . Press OK on the relnot _ . . appears highlighted when the screen comes up . This screen sets all language prefi . rences for on - screen displays to the salne language . YOu can use the DVD's menu system to set individual language preterences ( see Chapter 4 ) . Setting Other Options The DVD's menu system contains many options which can enhance your disc viewing and listening experience . These options include : • ratings limits • language prefi , rences • audio prel _ rences • display options For more inl _ > rmation on menu options , see Chaplur 4 . Chapter I 21
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C @ nnect @ ns Setup L . E . D . The Buttons on the Remote Control 0 - 9 ( Number buttons ) Enter channel num / ) ers and time settings directly through the remote control . VCRI ON DFF TV ] b enter a two - digit channel , press the two digits . ] b ent _ . r a three - digit channel , DVD VCR2 AUX SAT . CABLE press and hold the first digit li ) r two seconds until lwo dashes appear to the right of the number , then add the second two . Example : to rune lo channel 123 , & & press and hold 1 li ) r two seconds , press 2 , then press 3 . MUTE SKIP O c . ÷ O Arrow buttons ( up , down , left , right ) Press the arrow l ) uttons to move through the on - screen nlenu syst { . in . ANTENNA Functions as TViVCR butlon in VCR mode and TV / receiver l ) utton in SAT . CABLE mode . O c . . O AUX ( auxiliary ) Puts the remote in auxiliary mode to operate the component SOUND GO BACK GUIDE IN £ O you've programmed the remote to operate with this buuon . You can program this button to control a cable box , most RCA , GE and Proscan audio components , a laserdisc player , or a VCR . If you set up the Auto Tuning l ) ature ( Chapl _ . r 3 ) , pressing the A [ X l ) uuon automatically tunes the TV / DVD to the correct channel . MENU CLEAR CIt ( up and down ) buttons In TV mode , scans up or down through the current channel list . Press once to change the channel up or down ; press and , 020 ' 0 hold to continue changing channels . In DVD mode , highlights the Chcqat ( . r Infi ) Display icon . 40s0,0 CLEAR Removes any menu or display t ) rom the screen . , 0 8090 DVD Puts the remote in DVD mode . FORWARD In DVD mode , aclvances the disc lk ) rward . REVERSE PLAY FORWARD GO BACK In TV mode , returns you to the previous channel . In DVD mode , REC'VCR ÷ STOP PAUSE returns you to previous screen . GUIDE In TV mode , press GLIDE to make the GLIDE Plus + syslum appear on the screen : press GUIDE again lo remove it from the screen . INFO In TV mode , displays channel inlk ) rmation . In DVD mode , brings up the Inlk ) Display screen . L . E . D . ( light - emitting diode ) The little light on the remote that lights when you are programming the remote . It also liglns when you press a valid button on the remote . MENU In TV mode , displays the TV's Main menu . You can also press and hold tk ) r 2 seconds lo display the GUIDE Plus + system . In DVD mode , makes the DVD's menu system appear when a disc is not playing . If you press MENU while playing a DVD or Video disc , lhe disc's menu system will appear . MUTE Lowers lhe volunle to its mininlunl level . Press again to restore volume . OK When a nlenu is on the screen , press OK to select the item that is highlighted . 22 Chapter I
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C @ nnect @ ns Setup ON , . OFF Turns file TV / DVD on and off . rip PAUSE In DVD mode , press PAUSE when tile disc is playing to pause playback . To turn off alt the RCA , GE , and Proscan components that are connected to the PLAY In DVD mode , plays the disc . TV / DVD , press ON , OFF twice within two seconds , RECoVCR + In TV mode , when the GUIDE Plus + program guide is on the This feature only works with most RCA , screen , press REC ° VCR + lo program your VCR to record a program . GEand Proscan products . llEVERSE In DVD mode , press REVERSE lo go backwards on a disc . SAT ° CABLE In TV mode , puts tile remote in SAT ° CABLE mode . SKIP In TV mode , if you press this bullc ) n bet _ > re you change tile channel , tile TV , , ' * ' ; . tits30 seconds and automatically goes back to tile original channel . Each time you press SKIP , you add 30 seconds ( i . e , if you press SKIP two times belk > re you change tile channel , the TV waits 60 seconds and automatically turns back to the original channel ) . SOUND In TV mode , displays the AUDIO PROCESSOR menu . STOP In DVD mode , stops playing the disc . TV Turns on the TV and puts the remote in TV mode . Also displays channel inl _ mnation . VCR1 Puts the remote in VCR mode . VCR2 Puts the remote in VCR mode . VOL ( up and down ) buttons Decrease or increase the TV / DVD's volume . WHO , . INPUT In TV mode , press WHO . . INPUT to toggle through the available Video Input channels ( VIDiFRNT and the current channel ) . In SKI " mode , press to select available channel lists . Chapter I 23
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2 Playing DVDs Chapter Overview : • Regional Coding • Using Different Menus • Loading and Playing Discs • Using a Disc Menu • Using the On - Screen Info Display • Disc Playback Features Changing G _ cy ) hics contributed _ z _ itbi _ this pz _ b / ication arejbr _ ] ) _ sentatio _ on ( _ , .
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Playing DVD % Regional Coding Both the TV / DVD unit and the discs are coded l ) y region . These regional codes must match in order tnr the disc to play . It the codes don't match , the disc won't play . This unit's code is region 1 . Using Different Menus Each disc is programmed with dilterent fl , atures . There are three separate menu paths that you can use to access features : Tile Disc menu - The disc menu is part of each disc and is separate from the DVD's menu system . The contents of each disc menu wtry according to how the disc was authored and what lLa , tures are included . The disc menu is turned on and off ( while the disc is playing ) with the MENU button on the remol * , . • The DVD's Info Display - The Inln Display appears as icons across the top ol the screen when a disc is playing . It can only be accessed while you are playing a disc . It's turned on and ott with the INFO button on the remote . • Tile DVD's menu system - The DVD's menu system is accessed only when a disc isn't playing . It appears automatically when the STOP button is pressed . P , ememl ) er that a teature will only work if the disc was programmed with that fl , ature . For example , if you choose subtitles on the Inlk ) Display , the subtitles will only appear if the disc was created with subtitles . It a menu item is " grayed nut " it means that item isn't available . Loading and Playing Discs Your TV / DVD unit plays DVD discs , Vide ( ) CD discs , Audio CD discs , MP3 discs and CD - R discs . Belk > re you load a disc , make sure that it is compatible with the player . The tk > llowing discs CANNOT l ) e used with lhis player : • Laserdiscs • CD - I , CD - ROM ( cnmputer - only discs ) , CD - RW , DVD - ROM ) • Discs recorded using other l ) roadcast standards ( i . e . tAL or SECAM ) 26
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Playing DVDs To Load and Play a Disc To put tile TV / I ) VI ) in I ) V1 ) mode and play a disc , press the , I ) V1 ) button on the remote control . 1 . Press tile OPEN * CLOSE butlon on tile t _ ont of the TV / DVD . The disc tray opens . 2 . Place a disc gently into tile tray with the disc's label tacing up ( double - sided discs have content on both sides , so you can place either side up ) . This is an example 3 . Press tile OPEN * CLOSE or PLAY button . The disc lray closes . of a one - sided disc . The TV / DVD reads the disc's table of contents , and then one of three things happens depending on how the disc was programmed : • The disc starts playing . • The disc menu appears on tile screen . One of the options will start disc play . Highlight that option and press OK on the remote . • The DVD's main menu appears on tile screen . Highlight tile Play option and press OK on the remote . This is an example of a 2 _ sided disc . When you stop playing a disc , file unit remembers where you stopped . The title is in the When you start playing tile disc again , the unit picks up where you left center . off unless the disc is removed , the unit is unplugged , or you pressed tile STOP button twice . Using a Disc Menu ri0 A disc is capable of having an on - screen menu that is separate from the DVD's menu system and on - screen Intk ) Display . " Filedisc menu might only contain a list of the titles and chapters , or it Many discs skip the disc menu and start playing may allow you to change t _ atures such as language and playback settings . automatically . To accessthe disc menu when you're Although the content and operation of disc menus vary l ) com disc to disc , tile tk > llowing example playing a disc , press MENU will give you an idea of what to expect . on the reroo te . i . While tile disc is playing , press file MEN { ) button on the retools . . The disc menu appears . An example of a disc menu . The menus on discs vary because the disc menu is created by the disc's author . 27
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Playing DVD % 2 . Press the up / down arrow buttons to highlight the section of the disc menu you want to choose , and press OK on the remote . In the example on the leti , Larzgz ¢ age has been selecled . In this example , The Language setting is highlighted . To select this option , press OK on the remote . 3 . Press the up / down arrows to select a language , and press OK on the remote . 4 . Press MENU on the remote , to resume playback . Note : Any settings you change on the disc menu only override the default settings in the DVD's menu system temporarily . Default settings are what you set up in the DVD's menu system . To change the default settings , see Chapter 4 . In the example on the left , English is highlighted . Press OK on the remote to play the disc with English dialog . 28
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Playing DVDs Using the On - Screen Info Display " llle on - screen Inlk _ Display contains many playback fk , atures . To see tile Inlk ) Display , press file INFO button on the remote while a disc is playing . The Inlk > Display appears across die top of the screen . Each fl . ature is illustrated with an icon . [ se tile leli / right arrow bullons on the remote to move through the difll . rent icons in file InR ) Display . When an icon is highlighted , use tile up / down arrow buttons on tile remote to scroll through tile choices displayed in the text box under tile icons . R _ * ment ) er , you can only access the Inl _ > Display when you're playing a disc . Also , the infb Display t _ atures are only available if tile disc was created with that particular tUature ( i . e . , if you select tile Subtitle icon , you won't be able lo change the subtitle language unless the author of the disc created the disc with subtitles ) . The invalid syml ) ol _ appears on tile screen when you press a / ) utton that doesn't have any t \ mction . It one of the icons is " grayed out , " that Inlk ) Display Ii . ature isn't available tor tile disc you're phlying . " Ib make the Inlo Display disappear trom tile screen , press INFO on the remote . Subtitles Angle Chapter Repeat Bookmarks Title Audio Time Display PLAY Text about your Transport mode Info Display selection appears here 29
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Playing DVD % Time Display This fl . ature displays tile audio / video time . For DVD discs , tile tim _ , displayed n . ters to the current title time . For Audio CDs , it rel ) rs to tile current track time . For DVD video discs , the Time Display also acts as a Time Search f _ ature . This lets you go lo a parlicular scene in a movie by entering the time that scene is played . For example , if you like the dogfight scene in 7bp Gz * n , you can enwr tile elapsed time tile scene plays and skip right to it . " lb use Time Search : Press INFO on tile remote to bring up tile Inl _ Display . Highlight the Time Display and enter the elapsed time ot tile scene you wish to go to . For example , enter 01 : 12 : 00 to go to the scene that plays at 1 hour and twelve minutes into tile movie . When you've entered the time , press OK on tile remote . Selecting a Title Sortie discs contain niore than one titian l _ ' or exaliipl _ _ , then ' nlight b ( ' l } . ) ur niovies on one disc ( each movie might l ) e considered a title ) . Each titl _ , is divided into chapters . To select a title : 1 . While tile disc is playing , press INFO on the remote to bring up tile inlk ) Display . 2 . If the 7 _ ' tlt . icon on the Inlo Display isn't highlighted , use the left / right arrow buttons to highlight it . 3 . [ se tile number button ( s ) on tile remote to enter tile title number or press tile up / down arrow l ) uttons to go to tile next / previous title . 4 . Press OK on the remote when the title you want to play appears in tile text window . Note : Some discs only have one title . Selecting a Chapter Because DVD discs use digital technology , a title , can be divided into individual chapters ( similar to tracks on a CD ) . YOUcan skip to a specil ] c chapter by using the Chapter fi . ature in the Inlb Display . 1 . While a disc is phlying , press INFO on the remote to bring up tile Inlk ) Display . 2 . Press the left / right arrow buttons to highlight the Cbcq ) tm'icon . 3 . [ se tile nmn / ) er buttons on the remote to enter tile nunll ) er of the chapter you want to play or press tile up / down arrow buttons to go to the next / previous title . 4 . Press OK on the remote . Notes : The Chapter feature won't work if the disc isn't formatted with separate chapters By pressing CH + or CH - on the remote you can automatically highlight the Chapter icon , Then press CH + to advance to the next chapter or CH - to go to the preceding chapter 3O
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Playing DVDs Selecting Subtitles By det _ ult , subtitles are off . To turn subtitles on : 1 . While the disc is playing , press INFO on the remote . 2 . Highlight the SJ _ btill _ , sicon , The Subtitle icon acts as a toggle to turn subtides on and off , When subtitles are on , the text box below the icons will display the current subtitle language . Selecting the Subtitle Language You can change the Subtitle language while you're watching a DVD disc , but only if the disc was created with subtitles . 1 . While the disc is playing , press INFO on the remote . 2 . Press the let , / right arrow buttons to highlight the SJ ¢ btill ( , icon and if subtitles are oil ' , press OK to turn then ] on , . [ se the up / down arrow buttons to scroll through the subtitle languages that are awtilable on the disc . If subtides aren't available , the text in the text box will read Sz ¢ btitles : Not Az , ctilable . If subtitles are available , the language currently showing in the text box is the active selection . The subtitles will be shown in that language . 4 . To nmke the Inlk > Display disappear , press the INFO button on the remote . Notes : Changing the subtitle language with the Info Display will only affect the disc currently being played When the disc is removed or the unit is turned off , the subtitle language will revert to the language setting specified through the DVD % main menu . The subtitle language can also be changed through the DVD's main menu . Changing the Audio Language If the disc was created with di _ rent language tracks ( recorded in dit _ rent languages ) , you can use tile Intk ) Display to temporarily change the DVD's Audio Language setting . 1 . While a disc is playing , press INFO on the remote to bring up the Intk ) Display . 2 . Press the leti / right arrow buttons to highlight the AJidio icon . The current audio language appears in the text box below the row of icons . 3 . Press the up / down arrow buttons to scroll through the audio languages that arc available on the disc until the audio language you want to use appears in the text box . Audio will be played in that language . 4 . " lb make the Inlk > Display disappear , press the INFO button on the remote . Notes : The language feature only works if the disc was created with multiple audio tracks . When you choose an audio language from the Info Display , you only override the audio language setting in the DVD's main menu temporarily , The audio language can also be changed through the DVD % main menu . 31
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Playing DVD % Using the Repeat Feature The delimit mode l _ r the Repeat t _ * atureis Off . Th ( * re are t _ ur Repeat options : • Disc - n . peats the disc that is playing • Title - repeats the title that is playing • Chapt _ * r - repeats the chapter that is playing • A • B - Set the beginning ( point A ) and the end ( point I3 ) to make this part of the movie play repeatedly . To Use Repeat : 1 . While a disc is playing , press INFO on the r ( * n _ ote to bring up the Inl _ Display . 2 . Highlight the Repeat icon . The text in the text box below the icons will read Repeat Mode : Oj . ] _ 3 . Press the up / down arrow buttons to scroll through the Repeat options until the Repeat option you want is displayed in the text box . 4 . Press OK . The selected repeat option will loop repeatedly until you turn Repeat off . Repeat is turned off by completing sl _ * ps 1 through 3 above , and selecting the Off option . A * B Repeat A • B Repeat lets you define a specific segment on the disc that you want to repeat . For example , you might like to watch the dogfight in the movie Top Gz ¢ n . To watch this scene over and over : 1 . Find the spot on the disc that is a li * w seconds before the beginning of the scene you want to repeat ( this gives you lime to access the inlk ) Display and the Repeat ti * ature ) . 2 . Press INFO on the remol _ * and select the Repeat icon t _ comthe Inlk ) Display . 3 . Press the up / down arrow buttons until the A * B Repeat option is shown in the text box • • ) ) 21 ) _ underneath the icons . The text box reads R _ f ) _ at Mode : A - B t re . ' s OK to _ SkA . t Po # zt : 4 . At the beginning of the scene you want to repeat , press OK lo set the A point . 5 . When you get to the part of the disc that you want to be the end of the repeated segment ( the B point ) , press OK . The segment will repeat until you turn Repeat o11 _ 6 . To make the Inlk ) Display disappear from the screen , press the INFO button on the remote . How to Cancel Repeat There are lhree ways to cancel Repeat : • Press STOP twice . • Go to the Repeat icon in the inlk _ Display and select Qi . ] I • Eject the disc . 32
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Playing DVDs Using Bookmarks The bookmark fi . ature lets you mark a point on tile disc that you can go to quickly . You can store up to 6 bookmarks per disc . When you turn tile TV / DVD off or remove tile disc , bookmarks are cleared . Storing a Bookmark 1 . While a disc is playing , press INFO on tile remote . 2 . Highlight tile Bookmarh icon and press OK . 3 . The Bookmark Menu appears . An available unmarked icon will be highlighted ( a disc with two arrows ) . 00 : 06 : 18 C2 00 : 28 : 04 C4 03 : 24 : 09 C24 Un marked 02 : 12 : 56 C12 _ Unmarked 4 . When you reach tile scene you want lo mark , press OK . The unmarked icon changes to two icons ( side - by - side ) : • An arrow that is used lo activate lhe bookmark . • A trash can lhat is used to clear the bookmark . Next to lhe icons , the bookmark start time and chapter are displayed . 5 . Press tile INFO butlon on tile remote lo make tile Intk _ Display disappear flcom tile screen . Using a Bookmark i . While you're playing a disc , press INFO on tile remote . " FileInlk ) Display appears . 2 . Highlight the Bookmark icon and Press OK . The Boohmark menu appears . 3 . Highlight the arrow next to the bookmarked scene you want to activate . 4 . Press OK to return to tile place you booMnarked . 5 . To make tile Inlk ) Display disappear from tile screen , press INFO on the remol ( . . Clearing a Bookmark The bookmarks are cleared each time a disc is removed flcom the disc tray or when tile power is turned off ' . If you want to clear a bookmark while tile disc is playing : 1 . Press INFO on the remote to bring up the Inl _ ) Display . 2 . Highlight the Bookmark icon and press OK . 3 . Highlight the trash can icon next to the bookmark you want to clear . Press OK . 4 . The bookmark is cleared and tile trash can icon changes back to the unmarked disc icon . If all 6 bookmarks are in use , you can only mark a new scene by clearing an existing bookmark . 33
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Playing DVD % Changing the Camera Angle Some discs contain multiple angles of a particular scene or sequence . If the disc only has one angle , this ll , ature won't work . When multiple angles are available , the Camera An / dk " icon appears in the upper right corner of the screen . To change the camera angle : 1 . While a disc is playing , press INFO on the remote . The Inlb Display appears . 2 . The Camera A _ zgte icon will display tile num / ) er of angles available . For example , if there are 3 different angles , tile icon will read 1 ot 3 . This means angle 1 is currently being played . 3 . The text / ) ox beneath the icons displays C'clmerct A _ ( _ lt . . . 1 . Use tile up / down arrow l ) uttons to scroll through tile calnera angle choices . " File Calnera angle number disphlyed in the text window is automatically shown . 4 . " lb make tile inlk ) Display disappear , press tile INFO button on tile remote . Disc Playback Features Using the Remote & & ° & & You can use tile remote control to activate disc playback Ii . atures . LUTI _ K ! p 0 0 Playback I ) atures aren't usually available during the opening credits of a movie . If a playl ) ack fl . ature isn't available , the invalid syml ) ol _ appears on the screen when you press that l ) utton . o _ c ' _ c Fast Motion Playback ( Picture Scan ) To scan quickly through tile disc ' when you're playing it , use tile Pictun . Scan tl . atun . . 1 . Press tile REVERSE or FORWARD butlon on tile remote when you're playing a disc . , 0 _ 0,0 _ 0 _ 0 _ 0 2 . Press tile buuon again to scan at a fitster speed . Each time you press tile burton , tile scanning , 0 ° 0 _ 0 speed increases . 3 . Press tile PLAY l ) utton at any time to resume normal playback . Note : You won't hear the sound ( audio ) on DVD discs when you're using the picture scan feature . Freeze Frame and Frame Advance 1 . Press PAUSE when a disc is playing to _ eze tile picture . 2 . Each time you press tile PAl _ SE l ) utton , tile picture advances one frame . 3 . Press PLAY to resume normal playback . 34
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Playing DVDs Slow Motion Playback ( in Freeze Frame Mode ) While the disc is in flceeze l _ came mode , you can use slow motion playback . i . While the disc is playing , press PARSE on lhe remote . 2 . Press the REVERSE or the FORWARD butlon . 3 . Press the buuon again to increase the slow motion playback speed . 4 . Press PLAY to resume normal playback . Chapter Advance While a disc is playing , you can highlight the Cbctptericon by pressing CH + or CH - button . You can then go tk _ rward or backward a chapt _ , r or track at a time by pressing CH + or CH - again . Scene Again TM When you're watching or listening lo a DVD disc , press the GO BACK button on the remote to go back approximately 10 seconds to see and hear missed content . Subtitles will aulomatically be displayed until the end of the replayed scene ( to select the subtitle options , see Chapter 4 ) . This fi . ature only works if the disc is encoded with navigation control . 35
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3 Using the TV's Features Chapter Overview : • About the GUIDE Plus + System • The Channel Banner • Auto Tuning • Parental Controls and V - Chip Changing Grcq ) hics co _ zt _ # _ ecl _ itbi _ this p _ bliccttio _ z arejbr rel ) rese _ ztcttio _ o _ z ( _ , . 37
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Using % % Featu s Action Video Program Menu About the GUIDE Plus + System buttons window information options The GUIDE Plus + system is an interactive on - screen program guide that lists TV schedules fi ) r your area and allows your TV / DVD direct control of a cable box and / or VCR . You must first set up the GUIDE Plus + Menu system in order to view this on - screen program guide ( see Chapter 1 lk > r details ) . Press GUIDE to bring up the GUIDE Plus + systenL There are six sections of the GUIDE Plus + system : • A row of Action buttons at the top of the screen ( 1 , 2 and 3 ) • Video window • Prograln inlklrlnation Promotional Channel • A row of menu options ( ( ; _ qd 5 " oft ; New . _ ; , ' ; cbt , clJ ¢ l ( , , 31es.sz _ e . _ ; information listings Cbanne & Setup ) • Channel listings • Promotional inl _ > rlnation Note : The GUIDEPlus + system screens illustrated in this book are representations of what you are Iikely to see . Not all channels , programs , and GUIDEPlus + information depicted will be available in your area . New features and options can be downloaded to the GUIDE Plus + system , so these too are subject to change Downloading Data rip The GUIDE Plus + system is not available until it completes its first download of Since the program information provided by the program listings . When the power is turned off ' , the TV locates a ' host channel " GUIDE Plus + system is based on your locale , you wilt that carries GUIDE Plus + system data containing program schedule and channel need to run Setup again if you move to a different lineup inlkmnation . A channel lineup is the list of stations and their respective zip orpostat code . channels . " R ) ensure that your first download of data is complete , you should leave your TV / DVD off overnight . Downloads occur several times a day . The TV / DVD must be turned off " Ik ) r GLIDE Plus + syslem data to download . If the TV / DVD loses power or is unplugged , GUIDE Plus + system program listings may be lost . When power is restored , make sure the setup inlk > rmation is still correct . The GLIDE Plus + system will receive updated program inlkmnation during the nexl scheduled download . Channel Lineup If more lhan one cable company services your area , you may be prompted with S7t _ . P 5 : Cboosin < , _ Yoz _ rChannel Line * _ p at'ler the first GLIDE Plus + system download . You will need to identil _ , your cable company by selecting the correct channel numbers tk > rthe stations in question . • Use the up and down arrow buttons to change lhe channel group and press OK when the correct channel group is highliglm . d . 38
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Using Getting In & Out of the GUIDE Plus + System To ent _ , r the G [ IDE Plus + system : • Press GUIDE on the remote . To exit tile ( ? tIDE Plus + system : • Highlight a program and press OK to exit tile G { IDE Plus + system and rune to tile channel . • Press GtlDE to exit tile GUIDE Plus + system and tune to tile channel displayed in the video window . 9 • Press CLEAP , to exit the GUIDE Plus + system and return to tile original channel . The GUIDE Plus + System Menus The G { IDE Plus + system ott _ rs seven difh'rent options on the , Menu bar : GHd , Sort , _ \ ' ? _ ws , Scbedz _ k , , Messa _ , de . vC , ba _ * _ el . _ and _ k , tnp . To access tile Menu bar : 1 . Press GUIDE to access tlle GUIDE Plus + system . 2 . Press MENU or use lhe up and down arrow buttons lo select tile Menu bar ( tile Grid Guide appears by delhult ) . PressGUIDE on the remote control to see the GUIDE Plus + system . To remove the 3 . tse file left and right arrow butlons to access other menus . program guide from the screen , press OK , GUIDE , or CLEAR . 4 . Press OK , or MENU , or use tile down arrow button to see tile menu options . Grid Guide The Grid Guide appears each time you enter tile GI _ IDE Plus + system . It disphlys tile current progranmfing tor each channel . " File current program is displayed in tile video window . • Press tile Lip and down arrow buttons on tile remote to browse channel listings and tile channel up and down buttons to page through tile listings . tse tile right and left arrow buttons to browse future program listings . • To tune to a channel , highlight tile program you want to view in tile channel listing and press OK . Then use the Grid Guide Action Buttons as described next . 39
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Using % % Featu s Grid guide Grid guide Grid Guide Action Buttons menu action buttons selection Action buttons will change according _ where you are in the GUIDE Plus + system . Be sure to look at the action bar bel _ re pressing the command numbers . When highlighting the program , the t _ ) llowing Action buttons appear : Watch Press 1 on the remolc to place a timer in the Schedule lk ) r the TV to turn on and tune to the program highlighted in the channel listing . When the TV turns on , the GUIDE Plus + system will automatically appear with the scheduled program highlighted and tuned in lhe video window . Go To Press 2 on the remote to bring up the direct dial box and enter the number of the channel you want . Press OK to highlight lhe channel and current program in the channel listing of the Grid guide . Press OK again to tune to the highlighwd channel . If the video window is unlocked , it will automatically tune lo the channel . • Record Press 3 on the remote to place a timer in the Schedule tk _ rthe VCR to record the program highlighted in the channel listing . If you have a cable box , changing channels on the TV will not cause the cable box channel to change while recording . Record will only appear if you have set up the GLIDE Plus + system and specified your VCR lype . The program information window will display a confirmation when you have successl \ _ lly scheduled a program to watch or record . Note : If you have selected two programs to watch or record which begin at the same time or overlap , you will receive a timer conflict message . You must choose between the two programs . When highlighting the Channel names ( the leli column on the channel listing ) , the tk > llowing Action buuons appear : • Lock / Unlock Press 1 to lock or unlock the video window to eid _ er stay at one channel as you browse the GUIDE Plus + system ( lock ) or change as you browse through dit'l ) rent channels ( unlock ) . Go To Press 2 on the remote to bring up the direct dial box and enter the number of the channel you want . Press OK lo highlight the channel and current program in the channel listing of the Grid Guide . If the video window is locked , press OK to tune to the highlighted channel . If the video window is unlocked , it will automatically tune to that channel . 4O
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Using Sort menu Sort selection The Sort menu lets you browse programs by category . The channel to which you are currently tuned is displayed in tile vide ( ) window . To Sort : 1 . If tile GLIDE Plus + system isn't on your screen , press GUIDE on your remote control . 2 . Press MENU on the remote to select the Menu bar . 3 . tse the arrows to highlight 5 " or / . When Sort is highlighted t _ ) r the first time , the Movies category is displayed . Thereafter , the last category used becomes the detault . A listing of subcategories is displayed below the category name . tse the left and right arrows to highlight other categories . Categories 4 . [ se tile tip and down arrow buttons to highlight a subcategory . For example , highlight All and press OK ( the GUIDE Phls + system sorts the programs ) . 5 . Press the up and down arrow buttons to review the list one program at a time . Press the channel up and down to review the list one page at a time . 6 . Select MEN [ to return to tile menu bar , or press GUIDE or CLEAR to exit tile GLIDE Plus + system . Then use the Sort Menu Action Buuons as described next . Sort Menu Action Buttons When viewing the results of a Sort , the t _ ) llowing Action buttons app _ . ar : • Watch Press 1 on the remote to place a timer in the Schedule , and then tk ) llow the on - line help lk ) r lhrther options . Placing a timer in the Schedule will cause the TV to turn on and tune to the program highlighted in the channel listing at the predetermined time . • Record Press 3 on tile remote to set the VCR to record tile program highlighled in the channel listing . If you have a cable box , changing TV channels will not cause tile cable box channel to change while recording . The program inlkmnation window will display a confirmation when you have successl \ dly scheduled a program to watch or record . Notes : If you have selected two programs to watch or record which begin at the same time or overlap , you will receive a timer conflict message . You must choose between the two programs . Be sure that during the GUIDE Plus + system setup you specified that you have a VCR . 41
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Using % % Featu s News menu News selection " l'h _ " N6 _ ll : S n _ , nu lets you browse current news stori _ , s by headline , 1 . If the G [ I1 ) E Plus + system isnt on your screen , press GUIDE on your remote control . 2 . Press MENU on the remote conrail to select the menu bar . 3 . tse the arrows to highlight News ( if MSNBC is available on your TV , it will appear in the video window ) . 4 . tse the up and down arrows lo highlight a story . • tse lhe up and down arrows to browse the list one story at a time . • tse the channel up and down lo browse through the list one page at a linle . 5 . Press lhe right arrow button to see 1 \ _ I1text . 6 . If there are multiple pages of text , press the right or lel : t arrow button to page R > rward or back through the pages of text . Press the down arrow to view the next sR > ry . 7 . Select MEN [ R > return to the Menu bar , or press GUIDE or CLEAR on the remote to exit the GUIDE Plus + system . Schedule menu Schedule selection The Scbedzde menu allows you to ah _ . r timers lk > reither viewing or recording programs . The GUIDE Plus + system allows one - touch VCR recording if you have connected the G - LINK cable to your VCR . See Chapter 1 lk _ r more details on connecting the G - LINK cable . To schedule a program to walch or record : 1 . If the GLIDE Plus + system isn't on your screen , press GUIDE on your renlote control . 2 . Press MENU on the remote to select the Menu bar . 3 . Highlight a program within the channel listing , 4 . Select Watch or Record t _ om the Action buttons bar . The timer is then autonmtically logged into the Schedzde menu . 5 . If you select Record , make sure to place a blank tape in the VCR and mrn it off . Note : If you have a cable box connected to your TV / DVD and VCR , tune your VCRto the cable box output channel prior to turning off the VCR , The program inlbrmation window will display a confirmation when you have successl \ _ lly scheduled a program to watch or record , Note : If you have selected two programs to watch or record which begin at the same time or overlap , you will receive a timer conflict message . You must choose between the two programs . 42
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Using TO remove or change the t } equency ( daily , once , or weekly ) ota scheduled event , access tile Sch ( , daI ( , in ( ' nLl fronl tile Menkl bar . 1 . Press GUIDE to bring up tile GUIDE Plus + system . 2 . Press MENU on tile remole to select tile Menu bar . 3 . Lse tile arrows to highlight the J ; ch # dJd ( _ menu selection . 4 . [ se lhe up and down arrows to highlight the program you want to edit . Then use tile Schedule Menu Action F3uttnns as described next . Schedule Menu Action Buttons When viewing lhe Schedale menu lhe following Action buttons appear : • Remove Highlight the Watch or Record timer you wish to remove f _ com the schedule and press 1 on the remote . • Change Highlight tile Watch or Record timer you wish to change and press 3 on the remote to toggle the f _ equency between the tnllnwing choices : DAILY records tile same prograln each day Monday through Friday . ONCtZ records only on that clay . WEHKLY records the program each week at the same time . Messages menu Messages selection Occasionally you will receive messages regarding your GUIDE Plus + system , as well as special programming intkmnation . You can access these messages f _ om the Messages nlentl on the Menu bar . " lb read messages : 1 . If the GUIDE Plus + system isn't on your screen , press G [ IDE on your remote control . GUIDE PMS ÷ tD Number 2 . Press MENU on tile remote to select the Menu bar . g • 3 . [ se the arro _ s to highlight the M _ ssa _ , d _ smenu selection . 4 . Highlight the message you want to read by using the up and down arrow butt ( ms . 5 . Press INFO to display tile full text of tile message . If tile text continues beyond the screen , press INFO to view the next page of text . Once you have reached the end of tile message , press INFO to close the expanded infnrnlatinn and return tothe M _ , ssa _ , g _ s , csreen . Then use the Messages Menu Action Button as described next . Messages Menu Action Button When viewing the Jl ( , x _ ages menu the tkJlowing Action button appears : • Remove Highlight the message you want to delete and press 1 on the remote . 43
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Using % % Featu s Channels menu Channels menu Channels action buttons selection You can customize the channel listing by enabling or disabling the display of \ certain channels . For instance , you may disable channels that you never wawh . You can restore disabled channels at a later point in time . 1 . If tile Guide Plus + system isn't on your screen , press GUIDE on your remote control . 2 . Press MENU to select tile Menu bar . 3 . Use file right and let _ arrows to highlight the Cha _ el . _ menu selection . 4 . tse lhe up and down arrows to select a channel . Then use the Channels Menu Action Buttons as described nexl . Channels Menu Action Buttons While browsing thv Cl _ ct _ , l . _ menu , the t _ llowing Action bull < ms appear : • Cancel Press 1 on the remote to cancel any changes yotl made since entering the Channet . _ Menu . • Change Press 2 on the remow to change the channel number tk > rtile highlighled channel line . • On / Off Press 3 on the remote to toggle tile state of the channel between 0 _ and Qif Setup The St , lup nlenu allows yotl to access the GUIDE PklS + system s _ tup inl _ mnation . To access tile Setup option : 1 . If tile Guide PklS + system isn't on yotlr screen , press GUIDE on your remote control . 2 . Press MENU to select lhe Menu Bar . 3 . tse the right arrow to highlight lhe & ? , tJ ¢ pmenu selection . 4 . tse the Lip and down arrows to select Change . _ F . s't _ , mseltit _ gs , Rez , ic * woptions , or F - iezz _ dPmo . • Change sy * tem * erring * Confirms the settings you c < mpleted in tile GDIDE Plus + system setup are correct . • Review option * Displays the GUIDE Plus + auto display options . On Automatically displays tile G { IDE Plus + system when you press the ON * OFF bullon on the remote control . Off Disables the GUIDE Plus + system Dora being displayed when you press tile ON * OFF button on the remote control . • View demo Runs lhe G { IDE Plus + system demonstraliol _ Note : If you have not completed your GUIDE Plus + system setup , these options will not be available . A screen will prompt you to complete your setup . 44
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Using How to Get More Information About an Advertisement or a Program TO lind ( ) Lit n _ ore inl ( ) rn _ ation al ) ( ) Llt a program , adv ( * rtisen _ ent or sp ( * cial , LISe the ] et _ arrow button to highlight the program or promotional inlk ) rmation box . Requesting more inl _ ) rmation about a particular show displays the PlusCode programming number and the Shows on _ Vextti ) r that channel . Press the INFO butlon to exit the expanded inlk ) rmation screen . Promotional information GUIDE Plus + Menu Items The GUII ) E Ph ¢ s + Menu gives you access lo [ i . atures in the GUIDE Plus + system . " 1 _ access the GL _ qI ) EPhls + iIIcnl _ : 1 . Press MEN [ on the remote . 2 . Highlight GLT1 ) E Ph * s + iIlenz _ and press OK . Each nlenu and the sHb - nlenus are listed below : GUIDE Plus + Setup Displays STtZP 4 : Co _ d _ rming Yoz _ r5k , ttings screen of the GUIDE Plus + system setup . Yes , everything is correct Confirms the sellings you completed in the GUIDE Pins + system setup are correct . Yes , but my channel lineup is incorrect Displays STIZ ! ) 5 : Choo , _ ing Your Channel Linel _ p screen , allowing you to change your lineup if it is incorrect . No , repeat setup process Begins the GUIDE Plus + system setup . GUIDE Plus + Label Displays the GtlDE Plus + label menu . On Displays the station name when you change channels . Off The station name isn't displayed when you change channels . ContinuousDemo Runs the GtlDE Plus + system demonstration until it is turned off . To turn off the demonstration , you must turn off the " IV . Note : If you havenot completed your GUIDEPlus + system setup , these options will not beavailable . A screenwill prompt you to complete your setup . 45
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Using % % Featu s ChannelBanner There are several indicators fllat might appear when you press tile TV or INFO btmons on the remote , This display is called the Channel Banner . The lkfllowing list describes the items on the Channel Banner screen ( left to right and top to bouom ) . 12 : 01 Disphtys the current time . The lock is displayed to indicate when tile Parental Controls Sample displays on a Channel Banner . are locked or unlocked . Displayed when Closed Captioning is available on tile [ ] current channel . ESPN Displays the label assigned to tile current channel . 6O Displays the current channel or input channel . Mul _ , is displayed when you mtm , the audio . Stereo is displayed when the current channel is broadcasting in St _ , reo . SAP Disphtyed when the current channel is broadcasting SAP ( Second Audio Program ) inlk ) rmation . Displayed when the Sleep Timer has been set . 00 . ' 00 Displayed to count down time left on tile commercial skip ( SKIP ) timer . Why You Should Use the Auto Tuning Feature The auto - tuning l _ ature automatically tunes the TV to the correct channel lk ) r difll , rent components you have connected to your TViDVD ( like a VCR , sal _ , llite receiver , etc . ) When you set up auto tuning in the menu system you don't have With the auto tuning feature , you can to remember to change your TV lo channel 3 , ti > r example , when you want to set up the TV / DVD to tune to the channel you need to watch by pressing watch the tape in your VCR . that components button . How to Set Up the Auto Tuning Feature Thv way you set Lip tile auto tuning l _ atnre in the TVs mvnu corresponds to tile component buttons on tile remote and the way you have each component 7 connected to your TV / D _ D , When you are in TV mode and set auto tuning , J J ? j g you're telling it _ llat channel to tune to when you press the \ CP , 1 , \ CP , _ , or SAT * CABLE button on the remote control . 46
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Using 1 . Press MENU ( the 7 ' ViIIAIA " 31kSXrUappears ) . 2 . Highlight Cbanneland press OK on your remol * , control . 3 . Highlight AJ ¢ to 7i ¢ ningand press OK . 4 . Choose which channel you would like In set : Set VCR 1 Channel Displays a list that lets you set tip tile channel that the TV / DVD tunes to when you press the VCR1 buuon on the remote . Set VCR 2 Channel Displays a list that lets you set tip tile channel that the TV / DVD tunes to when you press tile VCR2 butlon . Set SAT / CABLE Channel Displays a list that lets you set tip the channel that the TV / DVD tunes to when you press SAT ° CABLE . 5 . Highlight the choice that matches the way you have the component connected to this TV / DVD , and press OK . The choices and a brief explanation lbllow : Not connected Choose this if you don't have this particular component connected to tile TV / DVD , or if you don't want to automatically tune to the correct channel when you're using this component . Channel2 ( SAT / CABLE only ) Component ( satellite or cable box ) is connected to the ANTENNA jack on the back of the TV / DVD , and when in TV mode you want to tune to channel 2 when you press tile SAT ° CABLE butlon on the remote . Reminder : make sure the component's Channel 2 / 3 / 4 switch is set to channel 2 . Usually this switch is on the back of the component . Channel3 Component is connected to tile ANTENNA jack on the back of tile TV / DVD , and when in TV mode you want to tune to channel 3 when you press tile corresponding button on the remote , Reminder : make sure the component's Channel 3 / 4 switch is set to channel 3 . Channel 4 Component is connected to the ANTENNA jack on tile back of tile TV / DVD , and when in TV mode you want to tune to channel 4 when you press tile corresponding button on the remote , Reminder : make sure the component's Channel 3 / 4 switch is set to channel 4 . Video Input Component is connected to lhe VIDEO jack on the back of tile TV / DVD and when in TV mode you want to tune to VID ( SVID if you used an S - Video cable ) Input Channel when you press the component button . Note : You should choose this for your VCRif you connected it to the TV / DVD with audio / video cables . 47
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Using % % Featu s Parental Controls and V - Chip The Parental ControL _ menu allows you to program your TV so that children cannot see certain progranls , chann _ , ls , or us _ , tile l ) ront panel controls . The first lhree choices in the Parental ControL _ menu involve software inside your TV ( reli : rred to as V - Chip ) which allows you to block TV programs and movies based on violence , sex , or other content you may believe children should not view . In other words , it lets you program your TV so it won't display certain programs . Once you block programs , you or other aduhs can unblock programs by entering a password . By dethult , lhe software inside your TV is turned " off , " so if you don't want to use this t > ature , you can just ignore it . How V - Chip Works When turned " on , " the V - Chip software reads a code that most broadcaste _ send with programs , That code tells the soliware tile program's age - based rating ( TV - MA , TV - 14 , etc . ) and content them _ , s [ ( Violence ( V ) , Adult Language ( L ) , etc . ) l . If you have blocked lhe rating and / or content themes that the program contains , you will receive tile message , ' q ] fis channel is not approved tk _ r viewing , " when you rune to that particular channel . Broadcasters are not required to provide content themes , so programs received with no content themes will only be blocked if you block their age - based rating . You can also block out programs that have been given a rating of " Not Rated , " and programs lhat are considered " unrated " because no code has been sent by tile broadcaster . The TV age - based ratings and content themes you can block are listed in tile tk > llowing table . 48
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Using Age - Based Description and Content Themes for Age - Based Ratings Rating Mature Audience Only . Sp _ , cifically ch , signt , d to b _ , xit , w _ , d by adults and may bt , unsuitable fi ) r cllildr _ , n TV - MA under 17 . It contains one or mor _ " of the " following content th _ ' m _ ' s : eruch " inch'c _ ' nt Ianguag _ " ( L ) , _ ' xplicit sexual activity ( S ) , or graphic violence ( V ) . Pal'ents Strongly Cautioned . Contains sorer , material that many parents would find unsuitabl _ , fi ) r children l _ - 14 under 14 . Parents arc strongly urged to _ ' xercise grtqter care in monitoring this program and fire c tutioncd against letting children un & ' r the " ag _ " of 14 watch unam'nded . This program contains one " or mor _ " of the " following content th _ ' m _ ' s : int _ ' nsely sugg _ ' stive dialogue " ( I ) ) , strong coarse language ( L ) , int _ ' nse s _ ' xual situations ( S ) , or intense violence ( V ) . Parental Guid _ lce Suggested . Contains material that parents may find unsuitable fi ) r younger children . Many TV - PG parents may want to watch it with their younger children . [ ' be program contains one or more of the following content themes : some suggestive dialogue ( I ) ) , inff _ , quent coarse language ( L ) , some sexual situations ( S ) , or moderate violence ( V ) . TV - G General Audience . Most parents would find this program suitable fi ) r all ages . It contains little or no sexual dialogue ( I ) ) or situations ( S ) , no strong language ( L ) , and little or no violence ( V ) . Directed to Children " 7years aald older , l ) esigned for children ages 7 and above . It may be more TV - Y7 appropriate fi ) r cllildren who llave acquired tim developmental skills needed to distinguish between make believe and reality . [ ' heroes and elements in this program may include mild fantasy violence ( I _ ' ) or comedic violence , or may frighten children under the age of 7 . TV - Y All Children . l'bemes and elements in this program are designed R ) r a young audience , including children from ages 2 - 6 . It is not expect _ , d to fiighten younger childr _ , n . V - Chip TV Rating Limit f ) / 7 The _ - Chip TVRating Limit lets you decide _ hich T \ programs can and cannot be viewed . To set TV programming limits : 1 . Choose Parental Controls f _ comthe Main menu . if Parental Controls have previously been locked , you must enter your password , if they are not locked , you will get a message reminding you that your limits will not be et'l > ctive until you lock Parental Controls . 2 . Press MEN [ to continue . 3 . Highlight and select V - Chip TVRatirtg Limit : 4 . Once you get to the V - Chip TVRating Limit screen , use lhe arrow butkms and OK on your rentote to change the status of a TV program rating or content theme from l / ? ew to Bloch . The following sections give you more details about how to change the status of TV prograln limits . 49
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Using % % Featu s The V - Chip Rating Limit Screen The tbllowing is an example of where items are located within the _ ting Limit screen . Rating Status Field Lets you sdcct whether the status of the ageq _ ased rating limit to the left is Vk'w or Bkxk . Content Themes Lists [ he COntent thei1 ] cs you _ an block or view . Rating Field Lets you select from a Lets you select _ xhich content themes to view for list of agcd ) ascd ratings the selected rating and you can block or view whether the status of the content theme is currently View ( V ) or Block ( B ) . Rating Settings Area Lets you see the ctm'ent b ] ock view state of aged ) ascd ratings and associated content The View ( V ) settings arc " _ odcd in green , and the Block ( B ) settings arc coded in red Blocking Age - Based Ratings Rating Rating Content field status field status fields You can automatically block all program ratings above a specified age - based rating level . For example , if you only want your child to watch programs that have a TV - G rating and lower ( in other words , you want the child to watch TV - G , TV - Y7 , and TV - Y ) , then you need to block out other programming with higher ratings . _ Ibblock programs with higher ratings : 1 . First , delcrmine the lowest level rating you don't want the child to watch ( see chart of age - based ratings on next page ) . 2 . Press the left and right arrow buttons to highlight the RaHn / 4 field . rip 3 . Press the tip and down arrow bullons on the remote to scroll through the age - based rating limits . Keep scrolling until the rating corresponding with When you change the status of a rating to Block , the lowest rating you do not want the child to watch appears on the screen . the system will automatically block higher ratings and all corresponding content themes . In the example discussed above , you would scroll through the Ratin _ , gfield until TV - PG appears , since the highest rating you want the child to watch is TV - G . 50
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Using 4 . Press the right arrow bulton lo move tile yellow highlight to the Hierarchy of Age = Based Ratings Statics field . 5 . Press the up or down arrow button to toggle between View and Block , " File TV - MA Mature Audience Only status liar tile rating listed lo the left . and all higher ratings automatically TV - 14 Parents Strongly Cautioned changes to Block ( and / 3 ) . . Press OK on tile renlote to return to tile nlenu or exit tile screen when you TV - PG Parental Guidance Suggested are finished . TV - G General Audience Select Lock Parental ConD _ Is t ) rom the Parental Controls menu . Enter a 7 . TV - Y7 Directed to Children 7 years password , and if you have not already set your password , you will be and older prompted to enter it again lo confirm . TV - Y All Children rip Toreset the ratings to View and V , pressthe RESET button on the remote . Rating Rating Content Viewing Age - Based Ratings field status field status fields Aft _ , r you block age - based ratings , you have the option of changing some of the ratings back lo 1Hew . 1 . Determine which blocked rating yotl want to view . 2 . llse the up and down arrow buttons to select the rating with a status of Block . 3 . Press the right arrow button lo move tile yellow highlight to tile rating status field . 4 . Press the klp bHl [ on It ) select View . Notes : The content status fields corresponding to the unblocked rating become View as well They and the age - based rating status are the only fields that automatically change back to View when you complete this process . You must remember to lock Parental Controis for rating limits to take effect . Blocking Specific Content Themes Content Themes You can [ ) lock programs based on their content , ( Content is represented by tile D , L , S , V , FV and TV - Y on your screen , See tile beginning of this section tk > r D Sexually explicit dialogue details . ) When you block a content theme tk > ra particular rating , you L Adult language automatically block that content theme lbr higher ral _ , d programs as well . S Sexual situations For example , if you do not want your child to watch programs that have adult V Violence language ( L ) rated TV - PG or higher , then you could block out all programming TV - PG and above containing adult language . FV Fantasy Violence TV - Y All Children ( Steps continued on next page ) 51
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Using % % Featu s Rating Rating Content To block program content : field status field themes 1 . Determine file lowest level of conl _ . nt you don't want the child to watch . 2 . [ se tile up and down arrow buttons on the remote to scroll lhrough tile age - based ratings until the rating that corresponds with die lowest content you do not want the child to walch appears . ( In tile example above , you would scroll through tile ratings unlil lhe TV - PG rating appeared . ) 3 . Press tile right arrow buuon to move the highlight to tile field corresponding with tile content theme you want to block out . 4 . Press tile up or down arrow buuon to change content status l } onl V [ o / _ . All higher ratings ' content theme will automatically change to / 3 . Content status fields 5 . Press OK to return to tile nlenu or exit tile screen . Notes : Broadcasters are not required to provide content themes or age - based ratings , Programs received with no content themes will only be blocked if you biock their age - based rating . You must remember to lock Parental Controis for rating limits to take effect . Rating Rating Content Viewing Specific Content Themes field status field themes If you block specific content themes , you have the , option of going back and changing some of the content themes back to ( V ) l / Teu _ ] , Determine tile content themes you want to change to ( V ) Vi6 * ll ' . 2 . [ se tile up and down arrow buttons to scroll through the age - based ratings until lhe rating whose content lheme you want to change to Vic * wappears . , Press tile right arrow button to move the yellow highlight to a particular content theme status , such as tile / 3 under language ( L ) corresponding with TV - 14 . Content 4 , Press the up or down arrow butlon to change its status back to l < Your status fields child would then be able to watch programs with TV - 14 adult language content , but not programs with TV - PG or TV - MA language cont _ . nt . Note : Only the content theme status corresponding to TV - 14 ( L ) language changes to ( V ) View . Higher rated content themes , such as that for TV - MA language , do not change . 52
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Using V - Chip Movie Rating Limit You sut movie rating limits by blocking movies rated above a specified level How to block movie ratings and view movie ratings is explained in the next lwo sections , " lb access fl _ e _ - CIIIP MO V1KRATING lJMIT menu : 1 . Press MENU on the remote control ( the TVMAINMKNUappears ) . 2 . Select Parent _ l Cont _ l . _ ( press 6 ) . 3 . Select V - Chip M ( n , ie l ? aHn _ 4 , Limit ( press 2 ) . Rating Rating field Blocking Movie Ratings status field If you only want your child to watch movies that have a PG rating and lower ( in other words , movies rated PG and G ) , then you could automatically block out all other movies with higher ratings . To block movies : Highlight the Ra / it ( t { field and press the up and down arrow buttons lo find the rating that is the lowest rating you don't * _ . ant the child to watch . ( In the example above , you would highlight the rating status button corresponding to PG - 13 , since the highest rating you want the child to watch is PG . ) 2 . Press the right arrow bu / ton h ) highlight the rating SlatJis field . Press lhe up and down arrow buttons to change the button t _ om Vic * wto Block . All higher ratings automatically change to Blocla . 3 . Press OK to return to lhe nlenu or exit the screen . 4 . If Parental Controls are not locked , you nlust lock them so the movie rating limits will take et'lk . ct . Note : Some movies may be given a Not Rated ( NR ) rating . After blocking movie ratings , you must set NR to View separately to view NR movies . Rating field Rating Viewing Movie Ratings status field A _ r you block movie ratings , you have the option of changing some of the rating stares buuons back R ) View : 1 . Highlight the Ratin < , gfield and press the up and down arrow buttons to find the rating you want to view . 2 . Press the right arrow bulton to highlight lhe rating S / atJis field . Press the up and down arrows to change the buuon l _ om Block to View . For example , if movies with a rating of PG - 13 and higher are blocked , you can change the rating status corresponding with NC - 17 . Your child would then be able to watch all movies with a G , PG , and NC - 17 Rating . 3 . Press OK to exit the screen , and be sure parental controls are locked .
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Using % % Featu s V - Chip Unrated Program Block Selecting this option lets you decide if programs that the V - Chip recognizes as ' unrated " can be viewed . Note that ' unratcd " TV programs nmy include news , sporls , political , religious , local and wea / her programs , emergency bulletins , public announcemenls , and programs without ratings . View All unrated programs are available . Block All unrated programs are not available . Note : You must remember to lock Parental Controls for rating limits to take effect . Channel Block Selecting this option lets you decide what channels can be viewed . View Makes the selected channel viewable . Block The t ) cont panel and remote control CH ( channel ) buttons will tune only to channels lhat you have marked as _ Tezt , . The remote will still tune to the blocked channel if you use the digits lo access lhe channel , but the channel will be blocked . Don't R ) rget to lock parental controls after you change the status of Channel Block . If you do not , the channel block will not take et ] i . ct . Note : If you have a digital cable box channels 126 - 999 can be blocked but will not be removable from your scan list . Front Panel Block Selecting this option lets you block ( disable ) or unblock ( enabh , ) the TV / I ) VI ) ' s t ) cont panel . " Ilm remote still runes to any channel . Front Panel Block can : • Keep children l ) com walching TV when the parent is not present . • Keep young children l ) com playing with the buttons . ( When using this as a Parental Control med _ od , you should remove access to any remote that is capable of operating the television while you have the t ) cont panel blocked . ) Don't lk ) rget R ) lock parental controls alier you change the status . If you do not , the t _ ont panel block will not take efl > ct . Lock / Unlock Parental Controls Selecting this option lels you lock and unlock parental controls se / lings using a password . If yon do not lock parental controls , none of the settings for V - Chip , Channel Block , or Front Panel Block w'dl take effect . If you tk > rget your password , simultaneously press and hold VOL - on the t ) cont panel and VOL - on the remote lk > r3 seconds . Nothing appears on the screen , Parental Controls simply unlock and you can re - enter a password via Lock Parental Control . _ . 54
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4 Using the DVD's Menu System Chapter Overview : • The DVD's Menu System • The Play Mode Menu • The Lock Menu • The Display Menu • The Sound Menu • The Languages Menu • The Glossary Changing Entertainment . Again . 55
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Using enu Syste The DVD's Menu System The DVD's menu system is not the same as the disc menu or the Inlk ) Display . The DVD's main menu comes up when there is no disc playing . If you are playing a disc , press STOP on the remow control to stop playback and bring up lhe DVD's main menu . Two Types of Menu Items : Path and Action Path Items A pafl _ menu il _ . m has an arrow on the right side to let you know this it _ . m is a path to MORE options . " R ) see the path menu options , highlight the path menu item and press OK . The next set of menu choices appears to lhe right of the menu il ( . m . The & mndmenu is an example of a path menu item - - when tile Soz _ nd menu is highlighted , press OK . The Sound options appear on the screen . The Sound menu is an example of a path menu item . Action Items Action menu items are used in two ways : \ Vith an action menu item , what you see is what you get . When an action menu item is highlighted , press OK and that action is taken . ResJ ¢ me Play on your DVD's nlenu systenl is an example of an action menu il _ , nl . Press OK when Re . s'J ¢ mePlaF is highlighted ; the menu disappears and playback is resumed . Sometimes an action menu item is used as a " toggle . " You highlight the The Play option is an example of an action menu item , press OK , and the selection ( shown to the right of the action menu item . menu item ) changes t } om one choice to another . SoJ _ nd Logfc in lhe 5 " oz _ ndmenu is an example of an action menu item that is a toggle . If you highlight Soztnd Lwgic and press OK , the selection changes t ) rom On to ( ) . / . ) " and vice versa , each time you press OK . " R ) return to the previous screen , press the lefk arrow bulton . The Play / Resume Play Option To get to the DVD's main menu , press STOP on the remow control . The lirst item in the main menu is the t IcoJR _ szim _ t lay option . It there isn't a disc in the TViDVD , the option reads Play with the prompt Inset ! Diac to the right , if there is a disc in the TV / DVD and it was previously playing , the option reads ResJ ¢ me Play and the name of the disc is displayed on the right . PressOK to clear the screen and Any time you stop playback , you will be returned to the DVD's nmin resume play . menu , and lhe Play option will read Re . s'J ¢ mePlay . To resume play , highlight the option and press OK , or press the PLAY buuon on the remote .
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U % ing DVD = s The Play Mode Menu The DVD's Plc O ' Modt , menu lets you chnose dilfi , rent ways to play the disc . To see Play Mode menu options , a disc m ] _ lst be in the TViDVD . 1 . If lhe disc is playing , press STOP ( lhe DVD's main menu appears ) . 2 . Highlight the Play Mode lnenu option . 3 . Press OK . The Ptco'Modt , menu items appear . 4 . Highlight the desired option and press OK . Prt _ tlram Play will not work unless you have created a program list . Selecting a Play Mode The first three options in tlke / ) / _ ' Mode menu determine in what order the titles or tracks will phly on a disc . Standard Play : plays the disc's titles and chapters in their del3ult order ( i . e . , chapter 1 ot Title 1 plays first , then chapter 2 of Title 1 , etc . ) Random Play : plays the chapters of each title in random order . Program Play : Plays the chapters on the disc in the order you have programmed ( you must select tidit Pr _ 4ram and set kip the order in which you want the tracks on the disc to play ) . Selecting Random Play plays the disc's tracks in random order . 57
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Using enu Syste How to Create a Program To use the Program Pta7 option , you nlust create a program list to set tile order in which you want titles and chapters on a DVD video disc to play . To create a program list tier an Audio CD or MP3 go to Chapter 6 . Creating a Program List for a DVD Video Disc 1 . If the disc is playing , press STOP to stop playback ( tile DV1 ) s main menu appears ) . 2 , Highlight Play Mode , and press OK ( lhe Play , Mode menu appears ) . 3 , Highlight Edit Pro _ 4ram and press OK ( the Edit Pr % wam screen appears ) . 4 _ " llle 7 _ ' tl ( , box is highlighted , Use the up / down arrows or tile number butlons on tile remote to ent _ , r tile title you want to play first , " Ille title number you entered appears in lhe 7 _ tle box , " File When the Title box is highlighted , number of chapters available appears under llle Chapter box . enter the title number you want to place in the list . 5 . Highlight the Chc _ t _ , r box and use the up / down arrows or the numb _ . r butlons on tile remote to enter tile chapter you want to play first and press OK . " Ille highlight jumps to the Add button . 6 _ Press OK to add that chapter to lhe Program List : The highlight jumps back to tile Title box so you can add more titles and / or chapters . Make sure tile 7 _ ' tl ( " box is highliglm . d and enter your nexl title and / or chapter . 7 _ Continue adding titles / chapters as explained in steps 4 - 6 until your program is complde . You can play your program by highlighting PlcO ' and pressing OK , or you can save the prograln by highlighting Done and pressing OK . The program will be erased when you remove tile disc t ) rom the TV / DVD . Editing a Program Deleting Chapters To delete chapters t'rom tile playlist : 1 . If the disc is playing , press STOP to stop playback ( tile DVD's main menu appears ) . 2 . Highlight Play Mode , and press OK ( lhe Play Mode menu appears ) . To delete an entry from the playlist , 3 . Highlight Edit Pro _ 4ram and press OK ( the Edit Pr % wam screen highlight it , then highlight Delete appears ) . and press OK . 4 . Highlight the item in the playlist _ ou want to delete . 5 . Highlight Deter < and press OK . 6 . When you are finished rearranging the playlist , highlight Done and press OK . 58
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