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    FWD186 D VD Mini Hi-Fi System pg 001-021_FWD186_98-Eng-A 2006.5.26, 10:46 1[...]

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    2 CA UTION Use of contr ols or adjustments or performance of procedur es other than herein may result in hazar dous radiation exposur e or other unsafe operation. pg 001-021_FWD186_98-Eng-A 2006.5.26, 10:46 2[...]

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    3 ™ 1 £ # 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 ! @ $ % ^ & * ( ) ¡ ≤ pg 001-021_FWD186_98-Eng-A 2006.5.26, 10:46 3[...]

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    4 Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. “Dolby”, “Pro-logic” and the double-D symbol are trade- mar ks of Dolby Laboratories. MANUFACTURED UNDER LICENSE FR OM DIGIT AL THEA TER SYSTEMS, INC . US PA T . NO 5,451,942, 5,956,674, 5,974,380, 5,978,762, 6,226,616, 6,487,535 AND O THER U.S AND WORLD-WIDE PA TENTS ISSUED AND PENDING.[...]

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    5 English Index English ------------------------------------------------ 6 -------------------------------------------------------- 45 pg 001-021_FWD186_98-Eng-A 2006.5.26, 10:46 5[...]

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    6 English General Information/Maintenance F eatures .................................................................. 8 Discs for playback ................................................ 8 Region codes Supplied accessories ............................................ 9 Envir onmental information .............................. 10 Care and safety i[...]

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    English 7 T uner Operations T uning to radio stations .................................... 35 Pr esetting radio stations ............................. 35-36 Automatic preset programming Manual preset pr ogramming Selecting a preset radio station ....................... 36 Deleting a pr eset radio station Changing tuning grid .......................[...]

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    8 English General Information/Maintenance Region codes D VDs must be labeled for ALL regions or for Region 3 in order to pla y on this system. Y ou cannot play discs that are labeled f or other regions. Notes: –F or mix ed mode discs , only one mode will be selected for playback according to the recor ding format. – If you ar e having trouble p[...]

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    English 9 General Information/Maintenance Envir onmental information Any unnecessar y packaging has been omitted. We hav e tr ied to make the packaging easy to separ ate into three materials: cardboard (bo x), polystyrene foam (buff er) and polyeth ylene (bags, protective foam sheet). Y our system consists of materials which can be recycled and reu[...]

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    10 English General Information/Maintenance Cleaning the head and the tape paths ● To ensure good recording and playback quality , clean the head A , the capstan(s) B , and pressure roller(s) C after ever y 50 hour s of tape operation. ● Use a cotton swab slightly moistened with cleaning fluid or alcohol. ● Y ou also can clean the head by play[...]

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    English 11 Connections Step 1: Placing speak ers and subwoofer  For best possible surround sound, all speaker s (except subwoof er) should be placed at the same distance from the listening position . Place the front left and r ight speakers at equal distances from the TV set and at an angle of approximately 45 degrees from the listening position[...]

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    12 English Step 3: Connecting TV set OUT IN IMPOR T ANT! –Y ou only need to mak e one video connection from the f ollo wing options, according to the capabilities of y our TV system. – S-Video or Component Video connection pro vides higher picture quality . These options must be a vailable on your TV set. – Connect the system directly to the [...]

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    English 13 Using S-Video In jack ● Use the S-Video cable (not supplied) to connect the system’ s S-VIDEO jack to the S-Video input jack (or labeled as Y/C or S-VHS) on the TV set. ● To listen this system channels through TV , use the audio cables (white/red) to connect LINE OUT (L/R) jacks to the corresponding A UDIO IN jacks on the TV set. U[...]

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    14 English Step 4: Connecting FM/MW antennas FM ant enna MW ant enna fix the claw int o the slot ● Connect the supplied MW loop antenna to the MW jack. Place the MW loop antenna on a shelf or attach it to a stand or wall. ● Connect the supplied FM antenna to the FM jack. Extend the FM antenna and fix its end to the wall. For better FM stereo re[...]

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    English 15 Step 6: Connecting a VCR or cable/satellite bo x COMPONENT VIDEO IN AUDIO OUT VIDEO IN S-VIDEO Pr/Cr Pb/Cb Y 1 3 2 4 IN OUT Viewing and listening to pla yback 1 Connect the VCR or Cable/Satellite Box to the TV system as sho wn. 2 Connect the system’ s A UX IN jacks to the A UDIO OUT jacks on the VCR or Cable/ Satellite bo x. Before sta[...]

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    16 English Basic Function Basic function IMPOR T ANT! Before y ou operate the system, complete the preparation pr ocedures. Switching the system on ● Press ST ANDBY ON 2 or SOURCE . ➜ The system will switch to the last selected source. ● Press DISC, TUNER, T APE or A UX on the remote control. ➜ The system will switch to the selected source.[...]

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    English 17 Functional Ov er view Contr ols on the system 1 ST ANDBY ON - to switch the system on or Standb y mode. 2 DISPLA Y SCREEN - to view the current status of the system. 3 DSC - to select various sound effect: 4 SOURCE DISC - to select disc tr ay . TUNER - to select waveband:FM/MW . AU X - to select a connected extr nal source: A UX(auxiliar[...]

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    English 17 Functional Ov er view pg 001-020_FWD186_A_India 2006.4.6, 15:38 17 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 DSC 24 25 Remote control Notes: – First, select the source you wish to control by pressing one of the source select k eys on the remote contr ol (DISC or TUNER, for example). – Then se[...]

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    18 Functional Ov er view pg 001-020_FWD186_A_India 2006.4.6, 15:38 18 English § KEY – to change the tone lev el to suit y our vocal range . ECHO – to adjust the echo lev el in karaoke mode . • ZOOM - to acces the Zoom functing. ª DISPLA Y (OSD) – to view the time, title or chapter information. º MUTE – to interr upt or resume sound rep[...]

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    20 English Pr eparations IMPOR T ANT! – Make sur e to complete the preparation procedur es before operating the system. Step 1: Inserting batteries into the remote contr ol 1 3 2 1 Open the batter y compar tment. 2 Place two batter ies (T ype R06 or AA) in the compar tment with the correct polar ity as indicated by “+” and “–” symbols. [...]

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    English 21 Pr eparations 1 In disc mode , stop playback and press SY STEM MENU . 2 Select icon and press 4 . 3 Press 1 / ¡ / 5 / 4 k eys on the remote control to toggle through the functions and select your preferred option. ➜ Move to and press ¡ . ➜ Move to “TV System” and press ¡ . A UT O – Select this if the connected TV set is comp[...]

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    22 English IMPOR T ANT! – This system is designed for regular discs. Therefor e , do not use an y accessories such as disc stabiliser rings or disc treatment sheets, etc., as offered on the market, because they may jam the disc mechanism. – Do not mo ve the system during pla yback. Doing so may damag e the system. – Do not push on the disc tr[...]

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    English 23 Disc Operations Basic pla yback controls To star t playback ● Press 38 . To interrupt pla yback ● Press 38 . ● To resume playback, press 38 again. To stop playback ● Press 7 . Skipping to another title (track) / chapter ● Press O or P on the front panel or on the remote control repeatedly during playback to skip backward or for[...]

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    24 English Disc Operations Shuffle pla y mode In this mode, all tracks in the current director y will be pla yed once in a random order . 1 In stop mode,press SHUFFLE repeatedly to select the follo wing: SHUFFLE DISC ➜ REPEA T SHUFFLE DISC ➜ SHUFFLE OFF 2 Press 38 to star t shuffle play . In shuffle pla yback mode: ● Press P button to select [...]

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    English 25 Disc Operations Special D VD/VCD features Changing subtitle langua ge This oper ation only works on DVDs with multiple subtitle languages. ● Press SUBTITLE to select the desired language. Changing the pictures scales This oper ation only works on VCDs/D VDs/ JPEGs with images. F or VCD/D VD: ● Press ZOOM to change the zooming scale: [...]

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    26 English Disc Operations Pla ying from a selected point This function allows you to star t playback at any chosen time on the disc. F or D VD 1 Press GO T O twice to activate time menu. 2 Enter hour s, minutes and seconds from left to right in the time edit box using the numeric ke ys (0-9) . ➜ Each time an item has been entered, the next item [...]

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    English 27 Disc Operations Viewing fr om another angle If the playing D VD disc is recorded with multiple camer a angles , the ANGLE mar k on the setup page will be set to ON automatically . This allows y ou to view the picture from diff erent angles. Angle selection is determined by the disc format. PBC ANGLE ● Select from the menu bar and press[...]

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    28 English MP3/ WMA/ DivX/ Picture Disc Operations Pla ying MP3/ WMA/ Picture disc (K odak, JPEG) IMPOR T ANT! –Y ou have to turn on your TV set and set to the correct Video In channel. MP3/ WMA/JPEG Pictur e disc 1 Load an MP3/Picture (JPEG) disc. ➜ The disc reading time may exceed 30 seconds due to complexity of the director y/file conf igura[...]

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    English 29 MP3/ WMA/ DivX/ Pictur e Disc Operations Playing DivX disc There are two types of subtitle availab le on DivX disc: embedded subtitle and external subtitle . 1 Load a DivX disc. ➜ Press DISC MENU to set the menu on. ➜ In stop mode , the SMAR T NA VI appear s on the TV screen. When pla ying DivX disc with embedded subtitle 2 Press 5 /[...]

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    30 English Using the menu bar Y ou can continue some operations directly via the menu bar on the TV screen without inter rupting the disc playback. But when you enter (SETUP MENU), the playback will pause. 1 2 3 1 In disc mode , press SYSTEM MENU . ➜ The men u bar will appear across the top of the TV set screen. PBC 2 Press the 1 / ¡ / 5 / 4 on [...]

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    English 31 D VD Menu Operations Using the setup menu (user pref erence settings) This D VD setup is car ried out via your TV set, enabling y ou to customize the D VD Mini Hi-Fi System to suit y our par ticular requirements. 1 2 , 3 4 1 In disc mode, press SYSTEM MENU . ➜ The menu bar will appear across the top of the TV screen. 2 Select icon and [...]

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    32 English D VD Menu Operations Impr o ving the ima ge for pr ogressiv e scan video output setting This feature is only applicab le when you hav e connect this system to a Progressive Scan TV system throngh the Component Video jacks PBC TV SHAPE TV SYSTEM PROGRESSIVE SCR SA VER PROGRESSIVE NOW OFF OFF ON Off Select this a conventional TV set is con[...]

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    English 33 D VD Menu Operations Changing the passw ord Y ou can change the four -digit code used as P assw ord. 1 In disc mode , press SYSTEM MENU . 2 Select icon and press 4 . 3 Press 1 / ¡ / 5 / 4 on the remote control to na vigate in the menu. ➜ Move to icon and press ¡ . ➜ Move to “P ASSW ORD” and press ¡ . PBC ENTER OLD CODE PLEASE [...]

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    34 English 4 Use the n umeric ke ys (0-9) to enter the f our - digit code. Y ou may have to enter the same code twice. 5 Press 3 / 4 to select a r ating level between 1-8 and press OK . ➜ D VDs rated above the level y ou select will not pla y unless you enter y our four -digit password or choose a higher lev el rating. Select ‘No Parental’ to[...]

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    English 35 T uner Operations IMPOR T ANT! – Mak e sure FM and MW antennas are connected. T uning to radio stations 1 Press TUNER to select “ FM XX ” or “ MW XX ”. 2 Press and hold 1 / ¡ on the system or on the remote control until the frequency indication star ts to change , then release . ➜ The next r adio station will be tuned automa[...]

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    36 English Manual pr eset pro gramming 1 Press TUNER (B AND) repeatedly to select the desired tuner band: FM or MW . 2 Press and hold 1 / ¡ on the system or on the remote control to search a radio frequency . 3 Press PROGRAM . ➜ “ PROG ” and “ P 00 : 00 ” will display . 4 Press O / P or n umeric keys (0-9) to select the desired preset nu[...]

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    English 37 Ta pe Operation/Recording Rewinding or forwar ding fast when pla yback is stopped 1 Press 1 or ¡ on the front panel. 2 Press 7 when you reach the desired passage . General information on r ecor ding If y ou don’t intend to record via the microphone, unplug it to avoid unwanted recording source. ● For recording, onl y use tape of IEC[...]

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    38 English Ta pe Operation/Recor ding IMPOR T ANT! – Recor ding is permissible if cop yright or other rights of third parties are not infringed upon. – Recording is possib le only in tape deck. Preparation f or recording 1 Load a recordable tape into tape deck with the full spool to the left. 2 Prepare the source to the recorded. DISC – load [...]

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    English 39 Sound and V olume Controls Sound control Selecting sound effect The digital sound effect allows y ou to select from var ious preset modes that control the frequency bands of sound to optimize cer tain musical styles. It greatly enhances the excitement and enjoyment of y our fa vorite music. ● Press DSC repeatedly to select the a vailab[...]

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    40 English Other Functions Switching on/off Switching the system ON In Standb y ● Press ST ANDBY ON ➜ The system will go back to its previous status. ● Press DISC , TUNER , T APE , AU X ➜ The system will switch to the selected source . Switching the system to ST ANDBY mode In any other sour ce mode ● Press ST ANDBY ON (or 2 on the remote [...]

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    English 41 Other Functions Karaoke Connect a microphone (not supplied) to the system to sing along with the music source . 1 Connect a microphone to the MIC jack. ➜ “ ” will appear on the display . ➜ “MICROPHONE PLUG IN” will displa y on your TV screen. ● Before connecting the microphone, set the microphone MIC V OLAME to the minimum [...]

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    42 English Specifications AMPLIFIER SECTION Output pow er .................................... 2800 W PMPO Stereo mode ..................... 2x30+3x30+ 60 RMS Frequency Response . 150 Hz - 18 kHz / ± 3 dB Signal-to-Noise Ratio . > 60dB (VN-WEIGHED) Input Sensitivity AUX In ................................................................ 500 mV [...]

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    English 43 W ARNING Under no circumstances should you try to repair the system your self, as this will invalidate the w arranty . Do not open the system as there is a risk of electric shock. If a f ault occurs , fir st check the points listed below befor e taking the system for repair . If you are unable to r emedy a problem b y following these hin[...]

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    44 English Tr oubleshooting Sound cannot be heard or is of – Adjust the v olume. poor quality – Disconnect the headphones. – Check that the speak er s are connected correctly . – Check if the stripped speaker wire is clamped. – If the system is in pause, slow motion or fast f orward/reverse mode, press 2; to resume the normal play mode. ?[...]

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    English 45 Glossar y Analog: Sound that has not been turned into numbers. Analog sound var ies, while digital sound has specif ic n umerical values. These jacks send audio through two channels, the left and r ight. Aspect ratio: The ratio of ver tical and horizontal sizes of a display ed image . The horizontal vs. ver tical r atio of conventional T[...]