Philips HTS3544 manual

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    HTS3544 HTS3555 User Manual 6 Manuel D’utilisation 58 Manual del usuario 112 wel c ome wel c ome w[...]

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    Return your Pr oduct Registration Card or r egister online at www .philips.com/usasupport toda y to [...]

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    d _ _ n ch 1 . Read these instructions. 2 . Keep these instructions. 3 . Heed all warnings. 4 . Fo l[...]

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    4 English LASER Type Semiconductor laser GaAIAs Wave length 650 - 660 nm (DVD) 784 - 796 nm (CD) Out[...]

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    English Français Español 5 English ------------------------------------ 6 Fr ench ----------------[...]

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    6 English T a ble of content s Gene ral Ge ne ra l In for ma ti on .................................[...]

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    7 English Se t ti ng t he d el ay ti me s for a udi o pl ayb ac k ..................................[...]

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    8 English Gen eral Inf ormati on WARNING! This unit does not contain any user- serviceable parts. Pl[...]

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    9 English Main Unit 1 2 5 6 7 8 9 3 4 a STANDBY-ON 2 – Turns on this unit or turns off to normal s[...]

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    10 English Remote Cont rol 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 1 a 2 – Turns on this unit or turns off to nor[...]

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    11 English Remote Control (c o n t i n u e d ) 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 13 m DISC MENU – F[...]

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    12 English Remote Control (c o n t i n u e d ) Using the remote contr ol A Open the battery compartm[...]

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    13 English Bas ic Connections Step 1: Placing the speak ers The Philips Home Theater System is simpl[...]

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    14 English Step 2: Connecting to TV This connection enables you to view the video playback from this[...]

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    15 English Bas ic Connections (c o n t i n u e d ) Option 3: Connecting to a Pro gressiv e Scan TV o[...]

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    16 English Step 3: Connecting the FM and AM/MW antennas A Connect AM/MW loop antenna (not supplied) [...]

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    17 English Bas ic Connections (c o n t i n u e d ) DOCK REAR LEFT REAR RIGHT SUBWOOFER FRONT CENTER [...]

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    18 English Bas ic Connections (c o n t i n u e d ) DOCK Step 5: Connecting the po wer cor d After ev[...]

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    19 English Opti onal Conn ecti ons Connecting audio fr om TV When connecting the audio output from y[...]

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    20 English Finding the corr ect viewing channel A Press SOURCE button on the main unit until ‘DISC[...]

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    21 English Setting languag e prefer ences The language options are different depending on your count[...]

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    22 English If the language you want is not available in the list, select { Others. } Use the numeric[...]

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    23 English Setting up Pr ogressiv e Scan featur e (for Progressive Scan TV only) The progressive sca[...]

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    24 English Get ting Star ted (c o n t i n u e d ) Setting the speak ers’ channels You can adjust t[...]

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    25 English Disc Operat ions Pla yable discs Your DVD home theater system plays: – Digital Versatil[...]

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    26 English Disc Operat ions (c o n t i n u e d ) Basic pla yback controls Pausing playback  Durin[...]

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    27 English Disc Oper ations (c o n t i n u e d ) Pr ogramming disc tracks (not for Picture CD/MP3 di[...]

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    28 English Viewing pla yback information This unit can display the disc playback information (for ex[...]

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    29 English Changing sound track languag e This operation works only on DVDs with multiple sound trac[...]

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    30 English Pre view function (VCD/SVCD only) This function allows you to preview the contents of a V[...]

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    31 English Pla ying a MP3/ WMA disc This unit can playback most of the MP3 and Windows Media™ Audi[...]

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    32 English Pla ying a JPEG imag e  le (slide sho w) Before you start ... Turn on your TV to the c[...]

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    33 English Disc Oper ations (c o n t i n u e d ) Pla ying MP3/WMA music and JPEG pictures sim ultane[...]

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    34 English Pla yback - GoGear/iP od Pla ying music fr om compatible GoGear/iP od de vices Music on y[...]

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    35 English Pla ying from USB  ash drive or USB memor y card r eader You can play or view the data[...]

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    36 English Pla ying from other portable audio pla y er When you connect your portable audio player t[...]

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    37 English Set up Menu O ptions Accessing the setup menu This system setup is carried out via the TV[...]

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    38 English Set up Menu O ptions (c o n t i n u e d ) General Setup P age (underlined options ar e th[...]

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    39 English Audio Setup P age (underlined options ar e the factor y default settings) Speakers Volume[...]

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    40 English CD Upsampling This feature enables you to convert the music CD to a higher sampling rate [...]

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    41 English Video Setup P age (underlined options ar e the factor y default settings) TV Type Select [...]

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    42 English HDMI Setup It provides the picture settings to enhance the appearance and picture quality[...]

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    43 English Pref erence Setup P ag e (underlined options are the factor y default settings) Audio Sel[...]

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    44 English Pref erence Setup P ag e (underlined options are the factor y default settings) MP3/JPEG [...]

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    45 English Ra dio Oper ations Before you start ... Make sure the FM and AM/MW antennas are connected[...]

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    46 English Ra dio Oper ations (c o n t i n u e d ) B Press u .  This unit starts searching from t[...]

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    47 English Sound a nd V olume Cont rols MUTE SURROUND VOL +- SOUND V olume control  Press VOL + /[...]

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    48 English Installing the latest software Periodically Philips will issue software upgrades to enhan[...]

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    49 English Spe ci cati ons AMPLIFIER Total output power: - Home Theater mode: 1000 W - FTC* outpu[...]

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    50 English Tr o u b l e s h o o t i n g WARNING Under no circumstances should you try to repair the [...]

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    51 English The unit does not start playback. The aspect ratio of the screen cannot be changed even t[...]

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    52 English Prob lem (USB/HDMI/DOCK) Solution Tr o u b l e s h o o t i n g (c o n t i n u e d ) The c[...]

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    53 English Why does it take so long to display the contents on my USB device? – This could be due [...]

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    54 English Glo ssar y Analog audio: Sound that has not been turned into numbers. Analog sound is ava[...]

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    55 English Glo ssar y (c o n t i n u e d ) JPEG : A very common digital still picture format. A stil[...]

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    56 English Philips, P.O. Box 671539, Marietta, GA. 30006-0026 PHILIPS LIMITED WARRANTY ONE (1) YEAR [...]

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    57 English[...]