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    D VD VIDEO PLA YER / VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDER D VP 3055V D VP 3055V Owner’ s Manual Manuel de l’utilisateur Bedienungsanleitung Gebruiksaanwijzingen Istruzioni per l’uso[...]

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    2 Safety Precautions This lightning flash with arr owhead symbol within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated danger ous voltage within the product’ s enclosure that ma y be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons. The exclamation mark within an equilateral triangle [...]

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    3 English Français Deutsch Nederlands Inde x English ...................................................... 4 Français ....................................................38 Deutsch ....................................................73 Nederlands ............................................108 Italiano Italiano ..................................[...]

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    4 Contents Introduction Safety Pr ecautions ............................................................2 Index ..................................................................................3 Contents ............................................................................4 Befor e Use .......................................................[...]

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    English 5 Before Use Pla yab le Discs D VD (8 cm / 12 cm disc) Video CD (VCD) (8 cm / 12 cm disc) Audio CD (8 cm / 12 cm disc) In addition, this unit can pla y D VD ± R, D VD±R W , SVCD , and CD-R or CD-R W that contains audio titles, MP3/Windows Media TM Audio and/or JPEG files. This indicates a product f eature that is capable of pla ying D VD-[...]

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    English 6 Before Use (Cont’ d) Pr ecautions Handling the unit When shipping the unit The original shipping carton and packing materials come in handy . For maximum protection, re-pack the unit as it was originally pack ed at the factor y . When setting the unit The picture and sound of a nearb y TV or radio may be distorted during playback. In th[...]

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    English 7 Fr ont P anel and Display Windo w Forwar d Skip/Scan/Fast-Forwar d Go to NEXT chapter/track.Press and hold f or two seconds for a fast f orward search. Winds the tape forwar ds. Rev erse Skip/Scan, Rewind Go to beginning of current cha pter/track or to PREVIOUS chapter/track. Press and hold for tw o seconds for a fast re verse search. Rew[...]

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    English Rear P anel 9 Caution Do not touch the inner pins of the jacks on the rear panel. Electrostatic discharge ma y cause permanent damag e to the unit. AUDIO OUT (Left/Right) (D VD EXCLUSIVE OUT) Connect to an amplifier , receiver or ster eo system. VIDEO/AUDIO OUT(Left/Right) (D VD/VCR OUT) Connect to a TV with video and audio inputs. AERIAL C[...]

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    English Connections 10 Tips ● Depending on your TV and other equipment you wish to connect, there are various wa ys you could connect the unit. ● Please ref er to the manuals of y our TV , Stereo System or other devices as necessary to make the best connections. ● For better sound r eproduction, connect this unit’ s AUDIO OUT jacks to the a[...]

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    English Connections (Cont’ d) 11 Connecting to Optional Equipment Connecting to an amplifier equipped with two channel analog ster eo or Dolby Pro Lo gic II/ Pro Logic Connect the Left and Right D VD/VCR AUDIO OUT or AUDIO OUT (D VD EXCLUSIVE OUT) jacks on this unit to the audio left and right in jacks on your amplifier , receiv er or stereo syst[...]

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    English Before Oper ation - VCR par t 12 Using your D VD+VCR for the very first time For the follo wing steps we assume that you ha ve just connected your D VD+VCR for the v er y first time. T o mak e tuning TV stations an easy task your D VD+VCR incorporates the Automatic Channel Memor y System (A CMS) . This system will automatically tune, store [...]

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    English Before Oper ation - VCR par t 13 Setting the clock Manuall y The clock in your D VD+VCR contr ols time and date settings for y our D VD+VCR. The clock is set automatically during A CMS (Automatic Channel Memor y System) when you D VD+VCR detects a channel that broadcasts a T eletext signal. If the broadcast signal is weak the clock will not[...]

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    English Before Oper ation - VCR par t 14 Ho w to using the main menu This VCR can easily be pr ogrammed by using the menus displa yed on screen. The menus ar e controlled fr om the Remote Control Handset. 1 Switch on your TV set and video recor der by pr essing t he 1 1 button. 2 Press SYSTEM MENU button. The main menu will appear on the TV screen.[...]

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    English Before Oper ation - VCR par t 15 T uning in TV Stations Manually In certain areas of the countr y br oadcast signals ma y be too weak f or your VCR’ s automatic tuning pr ocess to find or assign TV stations correctly . Y ou must tune in these weak er broadcast stations manually in or der for your VCR to store them. 1 Press SYSTEM MENU . T[...]

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    English Before Oper ation - VCR par t 16 Changing the order of TV Stations After tuning TV stations into your VCR you ma y wish to change the order in which the y are stor ed without having to retune them again. The instructions given on this page will show y ou how y ou can simply mov e them into your desired or der . 1 Press SYSTEM MENU . The mai[...]

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    English Before Oper ation - D VD par t 17 General Explanation This manual giv es the basic instructions for operating the D VD+VCR. Some DVDs r equire specific operation or allow only limited operation during pla yback. When this occurs, the symbol appears on the TV screen, indicating that the operation is not permitted by the D VD+VCR or is not a [...]

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    English Before Oper ation (Continued) - D VD par t 18 Initial Settings Y ou can set your own P ersonal Prefer ences on the pla yer . T o display and e xit the Menu: Press SYSTEM MENU to displa y the menu. Press SY STEM MENU again to return to the initial screen. T o go to the next le vel: Press 2 on the remote contr ol. T o go back to the pre vious[...]

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    English Before Oper ation (Continued) - D VD par t 19 AUDIO Each D VD disc has a variety of audio output options. Set the D VD+VCR’ s AUDIO according to the type of audio system you use. Dolby Digital / MPEG Bitstream: Select “Bitstream” if you connected the D VD+VCR’ s DIGIT AL AUDIO OUT jack to an amplifier or other equipment with a Dolby[...]

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    English Before Oper ation (Continued) - D VD par t 20 LOCK (P arental Contr ol) Rating Movies on D VDs ma y contain scenes not suitable for children. Therefor e , discs may contain Par ental Control information that applies to the complete disc or to certain scenes on the disc . These scenes are rated fr om 1 to 8, and alternatively , more suitable[...]

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    English Oper ation with tape 21 Pla ying a tape Y ou will only be able to load and eject video cassettes when your VCR is plugged into the mains. Y our VCR ma y also playback r ecordings from NTSC tapes (on P AL TV). Getting a better picture When a cassette is inserted and playback started, the automatic tracking function works to get the best poss[...]

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    English Oper ation with tape (Continued) 22 Instant Timer Recording (ITR) Y our VCR allows y ou to make r ecordings using a variety of simple methods: Instant Timer Recording (ITR) start recor ding immediately for a set period of time or until the video cassette runs out. Y our D VD+VCR incorporates Long Play (LP) which enables you to r ecord up to[...]

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    English 23 Oper ation with tape Timer r ecording using On Scr een Displa y Y ou ma y set up to sev en timer record ev ents within one month of the curr ent date. Note Befor e setting the timer mak e sure that y ou hav e set the D VD+VCR clock correctl y and you know which PR n umbers ha ve been assigned to the TV stations you ha ve tuned on your D [...]

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    English 24 Oper ation with D VD and Video CD Pla ying a D VD and Video CD Pla yback Setup ● T urn on the TV and select the video input source connected to the D VD pla yer . ● Audio system: T urn on the audio system and select the input source connected to the D VD pla yer . 1 Press OPEN/CLOSE to open the disc tra y . 2 Load your chosen disc in[...]

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    English 25 Oper ation with D VD and Video CD General F eatures (contin ued) Slo w Motion 1 Press T during still mode. The pla yer will enter SLOW mode. 2 Press T repeatedly to select the r equired speed : T 1/7, T 1/6, T 1/4 or T 1/2 (forward). 3 T o exit slow motion mode, press PLA Y B . Note ● Slow motion pla yback in rev erse is not applicable[...]

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    English 26 Oper ation with D VD and Video CD General F eatures (contin ued) Zoom The Zoom function allows y ou to enlarge the video image and to mov e through the enlarged image. 1 Press ZOOM during pla yback or still pla yback to activate the Zoom function. The square frame appears briefl y in the right bottom of the picture. 2 Pressing ZOOM each [...]

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    English 27 Oper ation with Audio and MP3/Windo ws Media TM Audio Disc Pla ying an Audio CD and MP3/Windo ws Media TM Audio Disc The D VD Pla yer can pla y MP3/Windows Media TM Audio formatted r ecordings on CD-R OM, CD-R or CD-R W discs. Before pla ying MP3/Windows Media TM Audio recor dings, read the notes on MP3/Windows Media TM Audio Recordings [...]

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    English 28 Oper ation with Audio and MP3/Windo ws Media TM Audio Disc (Continued) P ause 1 Press P AUSE/STEP during pla yback. 2 T o return to pla yback, press PLA Y B , OK or press P AUSE/STEP again. Mo ving to another T rack ● Press S or T briefl y during pla yback to go to the next track or to return to the beginning of the cur rent track. ●[...]

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    English 29 Oper ation with JPEG Disc Viewing a JPEG disc This D VD+VCR can pla y discs with JPEG files. Before pla ying JPEG recordings, read the notes on JPEG Recordings on right. 1 Insert a disc and close the tray . The PHO T O menu appears on the TV screen. 2 Press 3 / 4 to select a f older then press OK . A list of files in the folder appears. [...]

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    English 30 Pr ogrammed Playback MP3 CD Pr ogrammed Pla yback with Audio CD and MP3/Windo ws Media TM Audio Disc The Program function enables y ou to store your fa vorite tracks from an y disc in the play er memor y . Program can contain 30 tracks. 1 Press PR OGRAM during playback or in the stop mode to enter the Pro gram Edit mode . The mark will a[...]

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    English 31 Additional Oper ation On Scr een Displa y Y ou ma y easily displa y the current time or ta pe counter , amount of tape left, da y , month, year , da y of week, programme channel, tape speed and operational mode of your VCR on the TV screen. If a recording is taking place these On Screen Displa ys will not be recor ded onto the tape. 1 Pr[...]

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    English 32 Additional Oper ation (Continued) Hi-Fi Ster eo Sound System Y our VCR will recor d and pla yback Hi-Fi stereo sound. In addition it has a ster eo NICAM digital stereo sound decoder . This allows y ou to record and pla yback the sound in sev eral different wa ys. Video cassettes recorded on y our VCR will ha ve a normal mono audio track [...]

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    English 33 Special Recor ding Cop ying fr om D VD T o VCR This unit allows y ou to cop y the contents of a D VD to a VHS tape with a pr ess of the D .DUBBING button. Notes ● Be sure to set ‘Progressiv e Scan’ to “Off ” on the setup menu. ● If the D VD you ar e attempting to cop y is cop y protected, you ma y not be able to copy the disc[...]

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    English 34 T r oubleshooting Check the following guide f or the possible cause of a problem bef ore contacting service. Symptom D VD or VCR do not work pr operly . No pow er . The pow er is on, but the D VD pla yer does not work. No picture. No sound. The picture is poor . The D VD pla yer does not start playback. The remote contr ol does not work [...]

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    English 35 Language Code List Enter the appr opriate code number for the initial settings “LANGUA GE” (See pag e 18). Code Language 6566 Abkhazian 6565 Afar 6570 Afrikaans 8381 Albanian 6577 Ameharic 6582 Arabic 7289 Armenian 6583 Assamese 6588 Aymara 6590 Azerbaijani 6665 Bashkir 6985 Basque 6678 Bengali; Bangla 6890 Bhutani 6672 Bihari 6682 B[...]

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    English 36 Countr y/Area Code List Code Country/Area AD Andorra AE United Arab Emirates AF Afghanistan A G Antigua and Barbuda AI Anguilla AL Albania AM Armenia AN Netherlands Antilles A O Angola A Q Antarctica AR Argentina AS American Samoa A T Austria AU Australia A W Aruba AZ Azerbaidjan BA Bosnia-Herzegovina BB Barbados BD Bangladesh BE Belgium[...]

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    English 37 Specification P/NO: 3834 R V00 48C General Po wer requir ements A C 220-230V , 50Hz Po wer consumption 17W Dimensions (appr ox.) 430 X 78.5 X 265 mm (w/h/d) Mass (appr ox.) 4.06 kg Operating temperature 5˚C to 35˚C (41˚F to 95˚F) Operating humidity 5 % to 90 % Timer 24 hours displa y type System Laser Semiconductor laser , wav elengt[...]