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P PC RQT7240-1P GCU GN GCS GCA GC EE PX Operating Instructions DVD/CD PLAYER Model No. DVD-S27/DVD-S27U/DVD-S24 The illustration shows DVD-S27 for U.S.A. and Canada. ® Dear customer Thank you for purchasing this product. For optimum performance and safety, please read these instructions carefully before connecting, operating or adjusting this product. Please keep this manual for future reference. Region number The player plays DVD-Video marked with labels containing the region number or “ALL”. Example: [U.S.A.\and\Canada[ IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Accessories/Discs that can be played/Disc handling . . . . . 3 Basic play. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Enjoying higher quality audio and video . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Changing the play sequences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Using navigation menus. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Convenient functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Using On-Screen Menus. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Changing the player settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Troubleshooting guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Product Service/Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Limited Warranty (ONLY FOR U.S.A) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Main feature index. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back cover Region Number U.S.A.,Canada and units with PX printed on the outer packaging 1 The Middle East and South Africa 2 Asia 3 Australia and N.Z. 4 Russia 5 2 4 1 ALL 1 This manual was printed with soy based ink. Table of contents Getting started STEP 1 The remote control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 STEP 2 Connection to a television . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 STEP 3 QUICK SETUP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Operations Reference Referencia rápida en español (Spanish Quick Reference). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Unless otherwise indicated, illustrations in these operating instructions are DVD-S27 for U.S.A. and Canada.
RQT7240 2 Except for U.S.A. and Canada THE FOLLOWING APPLIES ONLY IN THE U.S.A. THE FOLLOWING APPLIES ONLY IN THE U.S.A. AND CANADA Read these operating instructions carefully before using the unit. Follow the safety instructions on the unit and the applicable safety instructions listed below. Keep these operating instructions handy for future reference. 1) Read these instructions. 2) Keep these instructions. 3) Heed all warnings. 4) Follow all instructions. 5) Do not use this apparatus near water. 6) Clean only with dry cloth. 7) Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. 8) Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat. 9) Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or grounding-type plug. A polarized plug has two blades with one wider than the other. A grounding-type plug has two blades and a third grounding prong. The wide blade or the third prong are provided for your safety. If the provided plug does not fit into your outlet, consult an electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet. 10) Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the apparatus. 11) Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer. 12) Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table specified by the manufacturer, or sold with the apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution when moving the cart/ apparatus combination to avoid injury from tip-over. 13) Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time. 14) Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the apparatus has been damaged in any way, such as power-supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or has been dropped. CAUTION! THIS PRODUCT UTILIZES A LASER. USE OF CONTROLS OR ADJUSTMENTS OR PERFORMANCE OF PROCEDURES OTHER THAN THOSE SPECIFIED HEREIN MAY RESULT IN HAZARDOUS RADIATION EXPOSURE. DO NOT OPEN COVERS AND DO NOT REPAIR YOURSELF. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED PERSONNEL. WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE, ELECTRIC SHOCK OR PRODUCT DAMAGE, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPARATUS TO RAIN, MOISTURE, DRIPPING OR SPLASHING AND THAT NO OBJECTS FILLED WITH LIQUIDS, SUCH AS VASES, SHALL BE PLACED ON THE APPARATUS. CAUTION! ≥ DO NOT INSTALL OR PLACE THIS UNIT IN A BOOKCASE, BUILT-IN CABINET OR IN ANOTHER CONFINED SPACE. ENSURE THE UNIT IS WELL VENTILATED. TO PREVENT RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK OR FIRE HAZARD DUE TO OVERHEATING, ENSURE THAT CURTAINS AND ANY OTHER MATERIALS DO NOT OBSTRUCT THE VENTILATION VENTS. ≥ DO NOT OBSTRUCT THE UNIT’S VENTILATION OPENINGS WITH NEWSPAPERS, TABLECLOTHS, CURTAINS, AND SIMILAR ITEMS. ≥ DO NOT PLACE SOURCES OF NAKED FLAMES, SUCH AS LIGHTED CANDLES, ON THE UNIT. ≥ DISPOSE OF BATTERIES IN AN ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY MANNER. [The\Middle\East,\South\Africa\and\Asia\ THIS UNIT IS INTENDED FOR USE IN TROPICAL CLIMATES. \Australia,\N.Z.,\Russia,\and\units\with\PX\printed\on\the\outer\packaging] THIS UNIT IS INTENDED FOR USE IN MODERATE CLIMATES. This product may receive radio interference caused by mobile telephones during use. If such interference is apparent, please increase separation between the product and the mobile telephone. (Inside of product) The socket outlet shall be installed near the equipment and easily accessible or the mains plug or an appliance coupler shall remain readily operable. CAUTION: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: ≥Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. ≥Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. ≥Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. ≥Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. Any unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment would void the user’s authority to operate this device. This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilateral triangle, is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage” within the product’s enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons. CAUTION CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE SCREWS. NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance. RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
RQT7240 3 Accessories (Only for U.S.A.) To order accessories, refer to “Accessory Purchases” on page 14. (For other areas) To order accessories, call the dealer from whom you have made your purchase. Use numbers when asking for replacement parts. ∏ 1 Remote control (EUR7631020) ∏ 1 AC power supply cord [U.S.A.\and\Canada] (K2CB2CB00006) \Australia\and\N.Z.] (K2CJ2DA00008) [United\Arab\Emirates,\South\Africa,\Asia,\Russia,\ \and\units\with\PX\printed\on\the\outer\packaging] (RJA0019-2X) ∏ 2 AC power supply cords [The\Middle\East]except\United\Arab\Emirates\ (RJA0019-2X) (RJA0053-3X) [For\Saudi\Arabia\ ∏ 1 Audio/video cable (JAC3315N) ∏ 2 Remote control batteries \Units\with\PX\printed\on\the\outer\packaging\ ∏ 1 Power plug adaptor (K2DA42E00001) [Note] The included AC power supply cord is for use with this unit only. Do not use it with other equipment. §A process that allows play on compatible equipment. ≥It may not be possible to play the above discs in all cases due to the type of disc or condition of the recording. ∫ Discs that cannot be played DVD-Audio, DVD-ROM, CD-ROM, CDV, CD-G, DVDiR, iRW, DVD-RW, SACD, Divx Video Discs and Photo CD, DVD-RAM that cannot be removed from their cartridge, 2.6-GB and 5.2-GB DVD-RAM, and “Chaoji VCD” available on the market including CVD, DVCD and SVCD that do not conform to IEC62107. ∫ Audio format of DVDs You can play discs in stereo with these symbols. ∫ To clean discs [DVD-V] [VCD] [CD] Wipe with a damp cloth and then wipe dry. [RAM] [DVD-R] ≥Clean with an optional DVD-RAM/PD disc cleaner (LF-K200DCA1, where available). ≥Never use cloths or cleaners for CDs etc. ∫ Handling precautions ≥Do not attach labels or stickers to discs (This may cause disc warping, rendering it unusable). ≥ Do not write on the label side with a ball-point pen or other writing instrument. ≥ Do not use record cleaning sprays, benzine, thinner, static electricity prevention liquids or any other solvent. ≥ Do not use scratch-proof protectors or covers. ≥ Do not use the following discs: – Discs with exposed adhesive from removed stickers or labels (rented discs etc). – Discs that are badly warped or cracked. – Irregularly shaped discs, such as heart shapes. Discs that can be played Disc Logo Indication in these operating instructions Remarks DVD-RAM [RAM] Recorded using Version 1.1 of the Video Recording Format (a unified video recording standard). ≥ Recorded with DVD video recorders, DVD video cameras, personal computers, etc. ≥ Remove discs from their cartridges before use. [JPEG] Recorded using the DCF (Design rule for Camera File system) standard. ≥ Recorded with Panasonic DVD-Video recorders ≥ To play JPEG files, select “Play as Data Disc” in Other Menu (➜ page 9). DVD-Video [DVD-V] — DVD-R Panasonic DVD-R recorded and finalized§ on a Panasonic DVD-Video recorders or DVD- Video cameras are played as DVD-Video on this unit. Video CD [VCD] — SVCD Conforming to IEC62107 CD [CD] — CD-R CD-RW — [WMA] [MP3] [JPEG] [CD] [VCD] ≥This unit can play CD-R/RW (audio recording disc) recorded with the formats on the left. Close the sessions or finalize§ the disc after recording. ≥HighMAT discs WMA, MP3 or JPEG files only. To play without using the HighMAT function, select “Play as Data Disc” in Other Menu (➜ page 9). HighMAT™ and the HighMAT logo are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/ or other countries. Disc handling Accessories/Discs that can be played/Disc handling
RQT7240 4 STEP 1 The remote control ≥Do not place the unit on amplifiers or equipment that may become hot. The heat can damage the unit. ≥Do not connect through the video cassette recorder. Due to copy guard protection, the picture may not display properly. ≥Turn off all equipment before connection and read the appropriate operating instructions. ≥Connect the terminals of the same color. ∫ Connect the AC power supply cord last Conserving power This unit consumes a small amount of power, even when it is turned off (1 W). To save power when the unit is not to be used for a long time, unplug it from the household AC outlet. [The\Middle\East\ ≥Use the AC power supply cord that matches the socket for the area you live in. Turn on the television and select the appropriate video input on the television. To change these settings later Select “QUICK SETUP” in “Others” tab (➜ page 10). ∫ Batteries ≥Insert so the poles (i and j) match those in the remote control. ≥Do not use rechargeable type batteries. Do not: ≥mix old and new batteries. ≥use different types at the same time. ≥heat or expose to flame. ≥take apart or short circuit. ≥attempt to recharge alkaline or manganese batteries. ≥use batteries if the covering has been peeled off. Mishandling of batteries can cause electrolyte leakage which can damage items the fluid contacts and may cause a fire. Remove if the remote control is not going to be used for a long period of time. Store in a cool, dark place. ∫ Use Aim at the remote control sensor, avoiding obstacles, at a maximum range of 7 m (23 feet) directly in front of the unit. R6/LR6, AA, UM-3 STEP 2 Connection to a television R L COMPONENT VIDEO IN AUDIO IN or VIDEO IN S VIDEO IN AUDIO IN R L Audio/video cable (included) VIDEO IN or S VIDEO IN S video cable§ COMPONENT VIDEO IN Video cables §When using this connection, the audio cable (red and white plugs) should also be connected. To enjoy progressive video Connect to a progressive output compatible television. 1 Select “Enable” in the progressive output setting in QUICK SETUP (➜ see below). 2 Set “Video Output Mode” in Picture Menu to “480P” (➜ page 9). All Panasonic televisions with 480P input connectors are compatible. Consult the manufacturer if you have another brand of television. You can connect the audio cable to the 2- channel audio input terminals of an analog amplifier or system component to enjoy stereo. Audio/video cable (included) Not used Television Back of the unit WITH WITH \U.S.A.,\Canada\and\units\with\PX\printed\on\the\outer\packaging\ ≥Select “Darker” from the “Black Level Control” in the “Video” tab (➜ page 10). AC IN AC power supply cord (included) To household AC outlet [For[Saudi]Arabia\ For units with PX printed on the outer packaging If the power plug does not fit your AC outlet, use the power plug adaptor (included). If it still doesn’t fit, contact an electrical parts distributor for assistance. COAXIAL IN Amplifier with a built-in decoder or a decoder-amplifier combination Coaxial cable Back of the unit ∫ Enjoying multi-channel surround sound Change “PCM Digital Output”, “Dolby Digital”, “DTS Digital Surround” and “MPEG§” in “Audio” tab (➜ page 10). §MPEG: [The\Middle\East,\South\Africa,\Russia,\Australia\and\N.Z.] STEP 3 QUICK SETUP 1 2 3 4 5 Power ON. Shows QUICK SETUP screen. Follow the message and make the settings. Press to finish QUICK SETUP. Press to exit. DIRECT NAVIGATOR PLAY LIST MENU TOP MENU DISPLAY SUBTITLE AUDIO ANGLE/PAGE SETUP PLAY MODE SLEEP ZOOM GROUP RETURN ENTER AV ENHANCER ADVANCED SURROUNDPICTUREMODE REPEAT FL SELECT OPEN/CLOSE SETUP ENTER RETURN ENTER SETUP The remote control/Connection to a television/QUICK SETUP
RQT7240 5 Basic play [Note] Discs continue to rotate while menus are displayed. Press [∫] when you finish to preserve the unit’s motor and your television screen. ∫ Standby/on switch (Í/I) Press to switch the unit from on to standby mode or vice versa. In standby mode, the unit is still consuming a small amount of power. \Units\sold\outside\the\U.S.A\and\Canada\ Standby/on indicator (Í) When the unit is connected to the AC mains supply, this indicator lights up in standby mode and goes out when the unit is turned on. By just pressing this one button the disc type is automatically determined and the best audio and video settings which are indicated below are configured. Press [AV ENHANCER] to select “On”. [RAM] [DVD-V] [VCD] [JPEG] Press [PICTURE MODE] to change the picture quality for movie viewing. Normal Cinema1: Mellows images and enhances detail in dark scenes. Cinema2: Sharpens images and enhances detail in dark scenes. Animation Dynamic Press to skip. Press and hold to –search –slow-motion. Pause Stop ≥Load double-sided discs so the label for the side you want to play is facing up. 1Power ON. 2Open the disc tray. 3Load the disc. 4Start play. AV ENHANCER ADVANCED SURROUND PICTUREMODE REPEAT PLAY SPEED POSITION MEMORY QUICK REPLAY CANCEL SKIP DIRECT NAVIGATOR PLAY LIST MENU TOP MENU DISPLAY SUBTITLE AUDIO ANGLE/PAGE SETUP RETURN ENTER STOP PAUSE PLAY SLOW/SEARCH FL SELECT OPEN/CLOSE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 10 Remote control signal sensor Stop The position is memorized when “!” flashes on the display. ≥Press  (PLAY) to resume. [DVD-V] To review the previous chapters (➜ page 8, Position memory). ≥Press [∫] to clear the position. Pause ≥Press  (PLAY) to restart play. Skip (Group skip [WMA] [MP3] [JPEG]) Search (during play) ≥Up to 5 steps ≥Press  (PLAY) to start play. ≥[VCD] Slow motion, forward direction only Slow-motion (during pause) Frame-by- frame (during pause) ≥[VCD] forward direction only On-screen item select If you are experiencing problems, refer to troubleshooting guide (➜ page 12, 13). STOP PAUSE SKIP ENTER SLOW/SEARCH ENTER ENTER Select Register Enter number [RAM] [DVD-V] [VCD] [CD] e.g. To select 12: [S10] ➜  ➜  [VCD] with playback control While stopped, press the numbered buttons. [WMA] [MP3] [JPEG] e.g. To select 123:  ➜  ➜  ➜ [ENTER] Disc menu [DVD-V] Shows a disc top menu [DVD-V] Shows a disc menu [VCD] Shows a disc menu Return to previous screen Main unit display Number display :; Time display Information screen [WMA] [MP3] [JPEG] Turns the information screen on/off 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 10 TOP MENU MENU RETURN RETURN FL SELECT SUBTITLE Enjoying higher quality audio and video AV Enhancer Audio settings: Advanced Surround (➜ page 6) Dialogue Enhancer (➜ page 9) Video settings: Picture Mode (➜ right) ≥ When AV Enhancer is on, individual settings can no longer be changed. AV ENHANCER (Main unit) Menu AV Enhancer On Picture Mode PICTUREMODE Menu PictureMode Normal Basic play/Enjoying higher quality audio and video
RQT7240 6 Enjoying higher quality audio and video (➜ Refer to the back cover for remote control button positions) [RAM] [DVD-V] [VCD] (2 or more channels) Press [ADVANCED SURROUND] to select “SP1” ,“SP2”,“HP1”or “HP2”. SP (Speaker) 1 Natural SP 2 Enhanced HP (Headphone) 1 Natural HP 2 Enhanced Off ≥When using discs recorded with surround sound, sound seems to come from speakers on either side of you. ≥When using headphones from the connected equipment, select “HP 1” or “HP 2”. ≥Optimum seating position is 3 to 4 times the distance between the front left and right speakers or the width of the television if using the television’s speakers. ≥Do not use in combination with surround effects on other equipment. [DVD-V] [VCD] [CD] [WMA] [MP3] [JPEG] While stopped, press [PLAY MODE]. Each time you press the button: Program -------------------------------------) Random ^-------------Off (Normal play),-----------b ≥Disable HighMAT disc play to use random and program play. Select “Play as Data Disc” in Other Menu (➜ page 9). ∫ Program play (up to 32 items) 1 Press the numbered buttons to select the items ([WMA] [MP3] [JPEG] then press [ENTER]). Repeat this step to program other items. 2 Press  (PLAY). Selecting all the items (on the disc or in the title or group) Press [ENTER] and [3 4] to select “ALL”, then press [ENTER] again to register. Changing the program Press [3 4] to select an item. –To change an item, repeat step 1. –To clear an item, press [CANCEL] (or select “Clear” and press [ENTER]). ≥Press [ANGLE/PAGE] to skip page by page. Clearing the whole program Select “Clear all” and press [ENTER]. The whole program is also cleared when the unit is turned off or the disc tray is opened. ∫ Random play 1 ([DVD-V] [WMA] [MP3] [JPEG]) Press the numbered buttons to select a group ([WMA] [MP3] [JPEG] then press [ENTER]) or a title. 2 Press  (PLAY). To exit the program or random mode Press [PLAY MODE] several times while stopped. (Only when the elapsed play time can be displayed [JPEG]: Works with all JPEG content.) Press [REPEAT] several times to select an item to be repeated. Advanced Surround Changing the play sequences (➜ Refer to the back cover for remote control button positions) Program/Random play Repeat play ADVANCED SURROUND Menu AdvancedSurround SP1 PLAY MODE Choose a title and chapter. No. Time Title Play Clear Clear all Chapter 1 1 e.g. [DVD-V] Press PLAY to start Random Playback to select to start Title Choose a title. 1 PLAY 0 ~ 9 e.g. [DVD-V] REPEAT Repeat Off Menu Using navigation menus (➜ Refer to the back cover for remote control button positions) [WMA] [MP3] [JPEG] You can play JPEG files on DVD-RAM or play HighMAT discs without using the HighMAT function (➜ page 9, “Play as Data Disc” in Other Menu). ∫ Using playback menus (except JPEG files on DVD-RAM) While the menu is displayed Press [3 4] to select “All”, “Audio”, or “Picture” and press [ENTER]. ≥To display/exit the screen Press [TOP MENU]. ∫ Using navigation menus 1 Press [MENU]. 2 Press [3 42 1] to select the group or audio/picture content and press [ENTER]. ≥To enjoy listening to WMA/MP3 contents while showing a JPEG image on the screen Select a JPEG file first, and then select audio contents. (The opposite order is not effective.) ≥To exit the screen Press [MENU]. 1 While the menu is displayed, press [DISPLAY]. 2 Press [3 4] to select the submenu and press [ENTER]. Playing data discs [WMA] [MP3] [JPEG] [CD] (CD-text only) Using the submenu [WMA] [MP3] [JPEG] ∫ Searching by a content or group title [WMA] [MP3] [JPEG] Place the cursor on the group title to search a group, or place the cursor on the content title to search content. 1 Select “Find” (➜ see above). 2 Press  to select a character and press [ENTER]. ≥Repeat to enter another character. ≥Lower case is also searched. ≥Press [6 5] to skip between A, E, I, O and U. ≥Press  to erase a character. ≥Erase the asterisk (¢) to search for the titles starting with that character. 3 Press  to select “Find” and press [ENTER]. The search result screen appears. 4 Press [3 4] to select the content or group and press [ENTER]. MENU Navigation Menu DISPLAY RETURN to display the sub menu Group 005/023 Content 0001/0004 to exit Perfume 001 Brazilian 002 Chinese 003 Czech 004 Hungarian 005 Japanese 006 Mexican 007 Philippine 008 Swedish 009 Piano 010 Vocal 001 Lady Starfish 002 Metal Glue 003 Life on Jupiter 004 Starperson 001 My favorite1 002 My favorite2 5 JPEG 002 My favorite2 005 Japanese 001 Lady Starfish Group and content number currently playing :WMA/MP3 files :JPEG files Number currently selected Group Audio/picture contents Multi List Tree Thumbnail Next group Previous group All Audio Picture Help display Find Content only Groups only Thumbnail images [JPEG] WMA/MP3 and JPEG files WMA/MP3 files only JPEG files only To switch between guide messages and the elapsed play time indicator To search by content or group title (➜ see below) Groups and content To the previous group [WMA] [MP3] To the next group [WMA] [MP3] A ¢ Find Enjoying higher quality audio and video/Changing the play sequences/Using navigation menus
RQT7240 7 While the menu is displayed Press [3 4] to move through the tracks and press [ENTER]. ≥Press [ANGLE/PAGE] to skip page by page. While the menu is displayed Select the item following the on-screen instructions. ≥To change the menu background Press [DISPLAY]. The background changes to the one recorded on the disc. ≥To display/exit the screen Press [TOP MENU]. ∫ Selecting from the list 1 Press [MENU]. 2 Press  then [3 4] to switch among Playlist, Group and Content lists. 3 Press [ 1] then [3 4] to select an item and press [ENTER]. ≥Press [ANGLE/PAGE] to skip page by page. ≥To exit the screen Press [MENU]. 1 Press [DIRECT NAVIGATOR]. ≥Titles appear only if you have entered them. ≥You cannot change program and disc titles. 2 Press [3 4] or the numbered buttons to select the program. ≥Press [ANGLE/PAGE] to skip page by page. ≥To select a 2-digit number e.g. 23: [S10] ➜  ➜  ≥Press  to show the contents of the program. (Only when the disc contains a play list) 1 Press [PLAY LIST]. 2 Press [3 4] or the numbered buttons to select the play list. ≥Press [ANGLE/PAGE] to skip page by page. ≥To select a 2-digit number e.g. 23: [S10] ➜  ➜  3 Press [ENTER]. To use the contents screen to find a track [CD] (CD text only) Playing HighMAT discs [WMA] [MP3] [JPEG] CD-Text 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Ashley at Prom 10. 2 01 1/23 Disc Title: All By Artist Disc Artist: Pink Island Track Title: Long John Platinum Track Artist: SHIPWRECKED City Penguin Formura one Soccer Baseball Neanderthal Cartoons Trilobites White Dwarf Discovery ENTER RETURN to select and press to exit TOP MENU 2 Prev 3Return Next1 New Playlist Item Long Name Display Te PAGE 1/3 Menu1 Menu2 Menu3 Play list1 Play list2 Play list3 Menu: Takes you to the next menu which shows play lists or another menu Play list: play starts P l ay l i s t Playlist Group Content All By Artist ENTER RETURN to play to select to exit Content title No. 1 Few times in summer Less and less And when I was born Quatre gymnopedies You've made me sad I can't quit him Evening glory Wheeling spin Velvet Cuppermine Ziggy starfish 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 0 9 Playing the programs [RAM] Playing a play list [RAM] DIRECT NAVIGATOR Direct Navigator 11/ 1(WED) 0:05 AM Monday feature 1 1/ 1 (MON) 1:05 PM Auto action 2 2/ 2 (TUE) 2:21 PM Cinema 3 3/ 3 (WED) 3:37 PM Music 4 4/10(THU) 11:05 AM Baseball 5 Date No. On Contents ENTER RETURN to select and press to exit 0 9 T i t l e PLAY LIST 11/1 0:00:01 City Penguin 1 1/ 1 0:01:20 Ashley at Prom 2 2/ 2 1:10:04 Formula one 3 3/ 3 0:10:20 Soccer 4 4/10 0:00:01 Baseball 5 Date No. Length T i t l e P l ay l i s t ENTER RETURN to select and press to exit 4/11 0:00:01 City Penguin 6 4/ 15 0:01:10 Ashley at Prom 7 4/ 17 0:13:22 Formula one 8 4/ 20 0:05:30 Soccer 9 4/22 0:07:29 Baseball 10 0 9 Tips for making WMA/MP3 and JPEG discs (For CD-R/CD-RW) ≥ Discs must conform to ISO9660 level 1 or 2 (except for extended formats). ≥ This unit is compatible with multi-session but if there are a lot of sessions it takes more time for play to start. Keep the number of sessions to a minimum to avoid this. Naming folders and files At the time of recording, prefix folder and file names with 3-digit numbers in the order you want to play them (this may not work at times). Files must have the extension: “.WMA” or “.wma” “.MP3” or “.mp3” “.JPG”, “.jpg”, “.JPEG” or “.jpeg” [WMA] ≥You cannot play WMA files that are copy protected. [MP3] ≥This unit is not compatible with ID3 tags. ≥Compatible sampling rate: 8, 11.02, 12, 16, 22.05, 24, 32, 44.1, and 48 kHz [JPEG] ≥To view JPEG files on this unit: – Take them on a digital camera that meets the DCF Standard (Design rule for Camera File system) Version 1.0. Some digital cameras have functions that are not supported by the DCF Standard Version 1.0 like automatic picture rotation which may render a picture un- viewable. – Do not alter the files in any way or save them under a different name. ≥This unit cannot display moving pictures, MOTION JPEG and other such formats, still pictures other than JPEG (e.g. TIFF) or play associated sound. 002 group 001 001 group 001 track.mp3 002 track.mp3 003 track.mp3 003 group 001 track.mp3 002 track.mp3 003 track.mp3 001 track.mp3 002 track.mp3 003 track.mp3 004 track.mp3 e.g. [MP3] root Using navigation menus
RQT7240 8 Convenient functions (➜ Refer to the back cover for remote control button positions) [RAM] [DVD-V] Press [W, PLAY SPEED] or [X, PLAY SPEED]. –from k0.6 to k1.4 (in 0.1 units) ≥After you change the speed –Digital output switches to PCM-2ch. –Sampling frequency of 96 kHz is converted to 48 kHz. ≥To return to normal play Press  (PLAY). [RAM] [DVD-V] [VCD] This feature expands the letterbox picture to fit the screen. Press [ZOOM] several times to select the preset aspect ratio or “Auto”. (Just Fit Zoom) Fine adjustments (Manual Zoom) Press [2 1] . –from k1.00 to k1.60 (in 0.01 units) –from k1.60 to k2.00 (in 0.02 units) (Only when the elapsed play time can be displayed [JPEG]: Works with all JPEG content.) This position is memorized even after turning off the unit or changing the disc. Press [POSITION MEMORY]. ≥Up to 5 discs. ≥When the sixth disc is memorized, the earliest position is replaced. When the unit is turned on or the disc is inserted, “!” flashes on the display. Press  (PLAY) to start play from that position. To review the previous chapters [DVD-V] Press  (PLAY) while the following message is displayed. Do not press  (PLAY) if you want to cancel review. [DVD-V] (with multiple subtitles) [VCD] (SVCD only) [RAM] (On/Off only) Press [SUBTITLE] several times to select the subtitle language. To clear/display the subtitles Press [2 1] to select “On” or “Off”. ≥[RAM] (Only discs that contain subtitle on/off information) Subtitle on/off information cannot be recorded using Panasonic DVD Recorders. (Subtitle on/off information is also not recordable on Panasonic DVD-R finalized with a Panasonic DVD Recorder.) [DVD-V] (with multiple soundtracks) [RAM] [VCD] Press [AUDIO] several times to select the soundtrack. [RAM] [VCD] You can use this button to select “L”, “R” or “L R”. [DVD-V] (Karaoke discs) Press [2 1] to select “On” or “Off” of vocals. Read the disc’s instructions for details. Signal type/data LPCM/Î Digital/DTS/MPEG: Signal type kHz (Sampling frequency)/bit/ch (Number of channels) Example: 3/2 .1ch .1: Low frequency effect (not displayed if there is no signal) 0: No surround 1: Mono surround 2: Stereo surround (left/right) 1: Center 2: Front leftiFront right 3: Front leftiFront rightiCenter [WMA] [MP3] [JPEG] A folder on WMA/MP3 and JPEG discs is treated as a “Group”. 1 Press [GROUP]. 2 Press [3 4] to select the item and press [ENTER]. Press [ANGLE/PAGE] several times to select the angle or rotate the still picture. [DVD-V] (with multiple angles)–Angle select [JPEG] –Still picture rotation Press [SLEEP] to select the time to turn off (60 min, 90 min, 120 min) or “Auto”. Auto: –Turns the unit off 5 minutes after play finishes. –Also works with DVDs that show a menu after play finishes. –Does not work if you stop play or show a disc menu. It is activated again when you restart play. To confirm the remaining time Press [SLEEP] again. Except [JPEG] (Only when the elapsed play time can be displayed) Press [QUICK REPLAY] to skip back a few seconds. Items shown differ depending on the type of software. Changing play speed Zoom Position memory Subtitle PLAY SPEED DVD-VR a0.9 ZOOM Menu Just Fit Zoom a1.00 POSITION MEMORY Position memorized Press PLAY to preview chapters Press PLAY to Chapter Review or SUBTITLE Subtitle Off Menu Audio Starting play from a selected group Angle select and Still picture rotation Sleep timer Quick replay AUDIO Menu Audio 1 GROUP Menu Group Search 1 ANGLE/PAGE SLEEP Menu Sleep Auto QUICK REPLAY Using On-Screen Menus (➜ Refer to the back cover for remote control button positions) 1 2 3 4 Press once. (\DVD-S27/DVD-S27U\ When pressed twice, the elapsed play time indicator appears. ➜ page 9) Select the menu. Make the settings. Press to exit. DISPLAY ENTER Select Go to the next menu Register Return to the previous menu 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 10 ENTER Register Select RETURN Convenient functions/Using On-Screen Menus
RQT7240 9 Using On-Screen Menus ∫ Play Menu (Only when the elapsed play time can be displayed [JPEG]: Works with all JPEG content.) ∫ Picture Menu ∫ Audio Menu §MPEG: [The\Middle\East,\South\Africa,\Russia,\Australia\and\N.Z.] ∫ Display Menu ∫ Other Menu Main menus Program Group Title Chapter Track Playlist Content To start from a specific item Time To skip incrementally or decrementally (Time Slip for play only) 1. Press [ENTER] twice to show Time Slip indicator. 2. Press [3 4] to select the time and press [ENTER]. ≥Press and hold [3 4] to change faster. To start from a specific time (Time Search) To change remaining/elapsed time display Audio (➜ page 8) To display the current bitrate or sampling frequency Thumbnail To show thumbnail images Subtitle (➜ page 8) Marker (VR) To recall a marker recorded on DVD-Video recorders Angle (➜ page 8) Rotate Picture Slideshow To turn on/off slideshow To change the slideshow timing (0–30 sec) Other settings Play Speed (➜ page 8) AV Enhancer (➜ page 5) Repeat (➜ page 6) Except [JPEG] [RAM] (still picture part) A-B Repeat To repeat a specified section Press [ENTER] at the starting and ending points. Press [ENTER] again to cancel. Marker To mark up to 5 positions to play again [ENTER] (The unit is now ready to accept markers.) To mark a position: [ENTER] (at the desired point) To mark another position:[2 1] ➜ [ENTER] To recall a marker: [2 1] ➜ [ENTER] To erase a marker: [2 1] ➜ [CANCEL] ≥This feature doesn’t work during program and random play. Picture Mode (➜ page 5) Video Output Mode 480I (Interlace) ,--. 480P (Progressive) Transfer Mode If you have chosen “480P” (➜ above), select the method of conversion for progressive output to suit the type of material. Auto 1 (normal): For viewing film material Auto 2: For viewing film material (the same as Auto 1, but able to convert 30-frame-per-second progressive video) Video: For video material Advanced Surround (➜ page 6) Dialogue Enhancer To make the dialogue in movies easier to hear [DVD-V] (Dolby Digital, DTS, MPEG§ , 3-channel or over, with the dialogue recorded in the center channel) On ,------. Off Attenuator Switch on if sound is distorted. (For AUDIO OUT connection) On ,------. Off Information On ,------. Off ([JPEG]: Off, Date, Details) Subtitle Position 0 to s60 (in 2 units) Subtitle Brightness Auto, 0 to s7 4:3 Aspect To select how to show images made for 4:3 aspect screens on a 16:9 aspect television. Normal: Laterally stretches images. Auto: Expands 4:3 letterbox images to fill more of the screen. Other images appear in full in the center of the screen. Shrink: Images appear in the center of the screen. Zoom: Expands all images to fill the screen. If your television has a similar feature, use it instead for a better effect. Just Fit Zoom (➜ page 8) Manual Zoom (➜ page 8) GUI See-through On ,------. Off GUI Brightness s3 to r3 Sleep (➜ page 8) Play as DVD-VR Play as HighMAT or Play as Data Disc While stopped ≥ Select “Play as Data Disc” to play JPEG files on DVD-RAM or to play a HighMAT disc without using the HighMAT function. \DVD-S27/DVD-S27U\ ∫ Elapsed play time indicator Condition– play, pause or slow/search Current playback item Elapsed play time : Normal Play PGM: Program Play Current position Play mode RND: Random Play Using On-Screen Menus
RQT7240 10 Changing the player settings (‹ Refer to the back cover for remote control button positions) ≥The settings remain intact even if you switch the unit to standby. ≥Underlined items are the factory preset. ≥See page 11 for operation. ∫ “Disc” tab ∫ “Video” tab ∫ “Audio” tab ∫ “Display” tab ∫ “Others” tab §1 Language options [U.S.A.,\Canada[and\units\with\PX\printed\on\the\outer\packaging\ : French and Spanish [Asia] : Chinese [The\Middle\East,\South\Africa,\Russia,\Australia\and\N.Z.] : French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish and Dutch §2 The original language designed on the disc is selected. §3 Input a code number referring to the table on page 11. §4 If the language selected for “Audio” is not available, subtitle appear in that language (If available on the disc). §5 [U.S.A.,\Canada[and\units\with\PX\printed\on\the\outer\packaging\ §6 [Asia] §7 [The\Middle\East,\South\Africa,\Russia,\Australia\and\N.Z.] The QUICK SETUP enables successive settings of the items in the shaded area. Audio Choose the audio language. ≥ English ≥ (Language options)§1 ≥ Original§2 ≥ Other¢¢¢¢§3 Subtitle Choose the subtitle language. ≥ Automatic§4 ≥ English ≥ (Language options)§1 ≥ Other¢¢¢¢§3 Menus Choose the language for disc menus. ≥ English ≥ (Language options)§1 ≥ Other¢¢¢¢§3 ≥Changing the menu language from QUICK SETUP also changes this setting. Ratings Set a ratings level to limit DVD-Video play. ≥Follow the on-screen instructions. Setting ratings (When level 8 is selected) ≥ 8 No Limit ≥ 1 to 7 ≥ 0 Lock All: To prevent play of discs without ratings levels. Changing ratings (When level 0–7 is selected) ≥ Unlock Player ≥ Change Password ≥ Change Level ≥ Temporary Unlock TV Aspect Choose the setting to suit your television and preference. ≥ 4:3 Pan&Scan: Regular aspect television (4:3) The sides of the widescreen picture are cut off so it fills the screen (unless prohibited by the disc). ≥ 4:3 Letterbox: Regular aspect television (4:3) Widescreen picture is shown in the letterbox style. ≥ 16:9: Widescreen television (16:9) Progressive Out (Component) ≥ Disable: Interlace output ≥ Enable§5 or ≥ Enable (NTSC Disc Only)§6§7 : Progressive output TV Type Select to suit the type of television. ≥ Standard(Direct View TV) ≥ CRT Projector ≥ LCD TV/Projector ≥ Projection TV ≥ Plasma TV Time Delay When connected with an AV amplifier and Plasma display, adjust if you notice the audio is out of sync with the video. ≥ 0ms ≥ 20ms ≥ 40ms ≥ 60ms ≥ 80ms ≥ 100ms Still Mode Specify the type of picture shown when paused. ≥ Automatic ≥ Field: The picture is not blurred, but picture quality is lower. ≥ Frame: Overall quality is high, but the picture may appear blurred. Black Level Control§5 Change the black level of the picture if you connected a television through the COMPONENT VIDEO OUT terminals. ≥ Lighter: When connected through VIDEO OUT or S VIDEO OUT. ≥ Darker: When connected through COMPONENT VIDEO OUT. NTSC Disc Output§6§7 Choose PAL 60 or NTSC output when playing NTSC discs. ≥ PAL60: When connected to a PAL television ≥ NTSC: When connected to an NTSC television ([Asia]: “NTSC” is the factory preset.) PCM Digital Output Check the digital input limitations of the equipment you connect using COAXIAL terminal and select the maximum sampling frequency of PCM digital output. ≥ Up to 48 kHz: When connected to equipment compatible with 44.1 or 48 kHz ≥ Up to 96 kHz: When connected to equipment compatible with 88.2 or 96 kHz – Signals that exceed the set maximum frequency and signals from copy-protected discs are converted to 48 or 44.1 kHz. – Some equipment cannot handle sampling frequencies of 88.2 kHz, even if they can handle 96 kHz. Read your equipment’s operating instructions for details. Dolby Digital ≥ Bitstream ≥ PCM Select “Bitstream” when the equipment can decode the bitstream (digital form of multi-channel data). Otherwise, select “PCM”. ≥If the bitstream is output to the equipment without a decoder, high levels of noise can be output and may damage your speakers and hearing. DTS Digital Surround ≥ PCM ≥ Bitstream MPEG§7 ≥ PCM ≥ Bitstream Dynamic Range Compression ≥ Off ≥ On: Adjusts for clarity even when the volume is low through compressing the range of the lowest sound level and the highest sound level. Convenient for late night viewing. (Only works with Dolby Digital) Audio during Search ≥ On ≥ Off Menu Language §5 ≥English ≥Français ≥Español §6 ≥English ≥ §7 ≥English ≥Français ≥Deutsch ≥Italiano ≥Español ≥Português≥Svenska ≥Nederlands On-Screen Messages ≥ On ≥ Off FL Dimmer Changes the brightness of the unit’s display. ≥ Bright ≥ Dim ≥ Auto: The display is dimmed during play, but brightens when you perform some operations. Auto Power Off ≥ On: The unit switches to standby mode after approximately 30 minutes in the stop mode, irrespective of the SLEEP setting. ≥ Off HighMAT ≥ Enable ≥ Disable (Unable to use the HighMAT function.) QUICK SETUP ≥ Yes ≥ No Re-initialize Setting This returns all values in the Setup menus to the default settings. ≥ Yes: The password screen is shown if “Ratings” (➜ above) are set. Please enter the same password. After “INI” on the display disappears, turn the unit off and on again. ≥ No Changing the player settings
RQT7240 11 Signal system: [U.S.A.,\Canada[and\units\with\PX\printed\on\the\outer\packaging\ NTSC [Other\areas] PAL 625/50, PAL 525/60, NTSC Operating temperature range: i5 to i35 oC (i41 to i95 xF) Operating humidity range: 5 to 90 % RH (no condensation) Discs played [8 cm (3 z) or 12 cm (5 z)]: (1) DVD-RAM (DVD-VR compatible, JPEG formatted discs) (2) DVD-Video (3)DVD-R (DVD-Video compatible) (4) CD-Audio (CD-DA) (5)Video CD (6) SVCD (Conforming to IEC62107) (7) CD-R/CD-RW (CD-DA, Video-CD, SVCD, MP3, WMA, JPEG formatted discs) (8) MP3/WMA§ ≥Compatible compression rate: MP3: between 32 kbps and 320 kbps WMA: between 48 kbps and 320 kbps (9) JPEG§ ≥Exif Ver 2.1 JPEG Baseline files ≥Picture resolution: between 320k240 and 6144k4096 pixels (sub sampling is 4:2:2 or 4:2:0) (10) HighMAT Level 2 (Audio and Image) Video output: Output level: 1 Vp-p (75 ≠) Output connector: Pin jack (1 system) S-video output: Y output level: 1 Vp-p (75 ≠) C output level: [U.S.A.,\Canada[and\units\with\PX\printed\on\the\outer\packaging\ 0.286 Vp-p (75 ≠) [Other\areas] NTSC; 0.286 Vp-p (75 ≠) PAL; 0.300 Vp-p (75 ≠) Output connector: S terminal (1 system) Component video output: [U.S.A.\and\Canada\ (480P/480I) [Other\areas] (NTSC: 480P/480I, PAL: 576I) Y output level: 1 Vp-p (75 ≠) PB output level: 0.7 Vp-p (75 ≠) PR output level: 0.7 Vp-p (75 ≠) Output connector: Pin jack (Y: green, PB: blue, PR: red) Number of connectors: 1 system Audio output: Output level: 2 Vrms (1 kHz, 0 dB) Output connector: Pin jack Number of connectors: 2 channel: 1 system Audio performance: (1) Frequency response: ≥DVD (linear audio): 4 Hz–22 kHz (48 kHz sampling) 4 Hz–44 kHz (96 kHz sampling) ≥CD Audio: 4 Hz–20 kHz (2) S/N ratio: ≥ CD Audio: 115 dB (3) Dynamic range: ≥DVD (linear audio): 100 dB ≥CD Audio: 98 dB (4) Total harmonic distortion: ≥CD Audio: 0.0025 % Digital audio output: Coaxial digital output: Pin jack Pickup: Wave length: 662 nm/785 nm Laser power: [U.S.A.\ CLASS IIa/CLASS I [Other\areas] CLASS 2/CLASS 3A Power supply: [U.S.A.\and\Canada\ AC 120 V, 60 Hz [Russia,\Australia\and\N.Z.] AC 220–240 V, 50 Hz [Other\areas] AC 110–240 V, 50/60 Hz Power consumption: [U.S.A.\and\Canada[ 8 W [Other\areas] 9 W Power consumption in standby mode: 1 W Dimensions: 430 (W)k227 (D)k55 (H) mm [16 15/16z (W)k8 15/16z (D)k2 3/16z (H)] Mass: 1.9 kg (4.2 lb) [Note] Specifications are subject to change without notice. Mass and dimensions are approximate. § The total combined maximum number of recognizable audio and picture contents and groups: 4000 audio and picture contents and 400 groups. 1 2 3 4 5 Shows Setup menu. Select the tab. Select the item. Make the settings. Press to exit. SETUP ENTER Select Go right ENTER Select Register ENTER 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 10 Register Select SETUP Language code list Abkhazian: 6566 Afar: 6565 Afrikaans: 6570 Albanian: 8381 Ameharic: 6577 Arabic: 6582 Armenian: 7289 Assamese: 6583 Aymara: 6588 Azerbaijani: 6590 Bashkir: 6665 Basque: 6985 Bengali; Bangla:6678 Bhutani: 6890 Bihari: 6672 Breton: 6682 Bulgarian: 6671 Burmese: 7789 Byelorussian: 6669 Cambodian: 7577 Catalan: 6765 Chinese: 9072 Corsican: 6779 Croatian: 7282 Czech: 6783 Danish: 6865 Dutch: 7876 English: 6978 Esperanto: 6979 Estonian: 6984 Faroese: 7079 Fiji: 7074 Finnish: 7073 French: 7082 Frisian: 7089 Galician: 7176 Georgian: 7565 German: 6869 Greek: 6976 Greenlandic: 7576 Guarani: 7178 Gujarati: 7185 Hausa: 7265 Hebrew: 7387 Hindi: 7273 Hungarian: 7285 Icelandic: 7383 Indonesian: 7378 Interlingua: 7365 Irish: 7165 Italian: 7384 Japanese: 7465 Javanese: 7487 Kannada: 7578 Kashmiri: 7583 Kazakh: 7575 Kirghiz: 7589 Korean: 7579 Kurdish: 7585 Laotian: 7679 Latin: 7665 Latvian, Lettish:7686 Lingala: 7678 Lithuanian: 7684 Macedonian: 7775 Malagasy: 7771 Malay: 7783 Malayalam: 7776 Maltese: 7784 Maori: 7773 Marathi: 7782 Moldavian: 7779 Mongolian: 7778 Nauru: 7865 Nepali: 7869 Norwegian: 7879 Oriya: 7982 Pashto, Pushto:8083 Persian: 7065 Polish: 8076 Portuguese: 8084 Punjabi: 8065 Quechua: 8185 Rhaeto-Romance:8277 Romanian: 8279 Russian: 8285 Samoan: 8377 Sanskrit: 8365 Scots Gaelic: 7168 Serbian: 8382 Serbo-Croatian:8372 Shona: 8378 Sindhi: 8368 Singhalese: 8373 Slovak: 8375 Slovenian: 8376 Somali: 8379 Spanish: 6983 Sundanese: 8385 Swahili: 8387 Swedish: 8386 Tagalog: 8476 Tajik: 8471 Tamil: 8465 Tatar: 8484 Telugu: 8469 Thai: 8472 Tibetan: 6679 Tigrinya: 8473 Tonga: 8479 Turkish: 8482 Turkmen: 8475 Twi: 8487 Ukrainian: 8575 Urdu: 8582 Uzbek: 8590 Vietnamese: 8673 Volapük: 8679 Welsh: 6789 Wolof: 8779 Xhosa: 8872 Yiddish: 7473 Yoruba: 8979 Zulu: 9085 Specifications Specifications Changing the player settings
RQT7240 12 Troubleshooting guide Before requesting service, make the following checks. If you are in doubt about some of the check points, or if the remedies indicated in the chart do not solve the problem, refer to the “Customer Services Directory” on page 14 if you reside in the U.S.A., or refer to the “Product information” on page 13 if you reside in Canada. In other areas, consult your dealer. Power Page No operation Specific operation impossible or incorrect Subtitle A-B repeat Picture incorrect Progressive video No power. ≥ Insert the AC power supply cord securely into the household AC outlet. 4 The unit is automatically switched to the standby mode. ≥ When “Auto Power Off” is set to “On”, the unit automatically switches to standby after approximately 30 minutes in the stop mode. ≥ The Sleep timer functioned. 10 8 No response when any buttons pressed. ≥ This unit cannot play discs other than the ones listed in these operating instructions. ≥ The unit may not be operating properly due to lightning, static electricity or some other external factor. Turn the unit off and then back to ON. Alternatively, turn the unit off, disconnect the AC power supply cord, and then reconnect it. ≥ Condensation has formed: Wait 1 to 2 hours for it to evaporate. 3 – – No response when remote control buttons pressed. ≥ Check that the batteries are installed correctly. ≥ The batteries are depleted: Replace them with new ones. ≥ Point the remote control at the remote control sensor and operate. 4 4 5 No picture or sound. ≥ Check the video or audio connection. ≥ Check the power or input setting of the connected equipment. ≥ Check that the DVD-RAM has something recorded on it. 4 – – You have forgotten your ratings password. Reset all the settings to Factory Preset. ≥ While stopped, press and hold [D] and [;] on the unit and then also press and hold [<] on the unit until “Initialized” disappears from the television. Turn the unit off and on again. All settings will return to the default values. – It takes time before play starts. [MP3] ≥ Play may take time to begin when an MP3 track has still picture data. Even after the track starts, the correct play time will not be displayed, however this is normal. – Programmed items are not played. [DVD-V] ≥ Some items cannot be played even if you have programmed them. – A menu screen appears during skip or search. [VCD] ≥ This is normal for Video CDs. – Subtitle position is wrong. ≥ Adjust the position. (“Subtitle Position” in Display Menu) 9 No subtitles. ≥ Display the subtitles. 8 The subtitles overlap closed captions recorded on discs. ≥ Clear the subtitles. 8 Point B is automatically set. ≥ The end of an item becomes point B when it is reached. – A-B repeat is automatically canceled. ≥ A-B repeat is canceled when you press [QUICK REPLAY]. – Picture distorted. ≥ Ensure that the unit is connected directly to the television, and is not connected through a video cassette recorder. 4 Picture size doesn’t fit the screen. ≥ Change “TV Aspect” in “Video” tab. ≥ Use the television to change the aspect. If your television does not have that function, change “4:3 Aspect” in Display Menu. ≥ Change the Zoom setting. 10 9 8 The television may display incorrectly or colors appear faded. ≥ The unit and television are using different video systems. [U.S.A.,\Canada,\Asia,\and]units\with\PX\printed\on\the\outer\packaging\ Use a multi-system or NTSC television. [Other\areas] Use a multi-system or PAL television. ≥ The system used on the disc doesn’t match your television. [U.S.A.,\Canada[and]units\with\PX\printed\on\the\outer\packaging\ –PAL discs cannot be played. [Other\areas] –PAL discs cannot be correctly viewed on an NTSC television. –This unit can convert NTSC signals to PAL 60 for viewing on a PAL television (“NTSC Disc Output” in “Video” tab). – – – 10 Menu not displayed correctly. ≥ Restore the zoom ratio to a1.00. ≥ Set “Subtitle Position” in Display Menu to “0”. ≥ Set “4:3 Aspect” in Display Menu to “Normal”. 8 9 9 Auto zoom function does not work well. ≥ Turn off TV’s zoom function. ≥ Use the other preset aspect ratios or manual adjustment. ≥ Zoom function may not work well, especially in dark scenes and may not work depending on the type of disc. – 8 – There is ghosting when progressive output is on. ≥ Change “Video Output Mode” in Picture Menu to “480I”. This problem is caused by the editing method or material used on DVD-Video, but should be corrected if you use interlace output. 9 Pictures not in progressive output. ≥ If the unit is connected to the television through VIDEO OUT or S VIDEO OUT, output will be interlace. ≥ Select “Enable” in “Progressive Out (Component)” in “Video” tab. Then, select “480P” in “Video Output Mode” in Picture Menu. – 9, 10 Closed captions not displayed. ≥ When progressive output is on, closed captions will not be displayed. – Troubleshooting guide
RQT7240 13 Sound incorrect Page Recording Unit displays Television displays § MPEG: [The\Middle\East,\South\Africa,\Russia,\Australia\and\N.Z.] 1. Damage requiring service—The unit should be serviced by qualified service personnel if: (a) The AC power supply cord or AC adaptor has been damaged; or (b) Objects or liquids have gotten into the unit; or (c) The unit has been exposed to rain; or (d) The unit does not operate normally or exhibits a marked change in performance; or (e) The unit has been dropped or the cabinet damaged. 2. Servicing—Do not attempt to service the unit beyond that described in these operating instructions. Refer all other servicing to authorized servicing personnel. 3. Replacement parts—When parts need replacing ensure the servicer uses parts specified by the manufacturer or parts that have the same characteristics as the original parts. Unauthorized substitutes may result in fire, electric shock, or other hazards. 4. Safety check—After repairs or service, ask the servicer to perform safety checks to confirm that the unit is in proper working condition. For product information or assistance with product operation: In the U.S.A., refer to “Customer Services Directory” on page 14. In Canada, contact the Panasonic Canada Inc. Customer Care Centre at 1-800-561-5505, or visit the website (www.panasonic.ca), or an authorized Servicentre closest to you. Clean this unit with a soft, dry cloth. ≥Never use alcohol, paint thinner or benzine to clean this unit. ≥Before using chemically treated cloth, read the instructions that came with the cloth carefully. Sound distorted. ≥Select “Off” in “Advanced Surround”. ≥Select “On” in “Attenuator” in Audio Menu if it causes distortion with AUDIO OUT connections. ≥Noise may occur when playing WMA files. 6 9 – Piercing noise comes from the speakers. ≥If you have connected a digital amplifier which does not include decoder, be sure to select “PCM” in “Dolby Digital”, “DTS Digital Surround” or “MPEG§ ” in “Audio” tab. 10 Effects do not work. ≥None of the audio effects work when the unit is outputting bitstream signals from the DIGITAL AUDIO OUT terminal. In this case, connect with the AUDIO OUT terminal. ≥Some audio effects do not work or have less effect with some discs. ≥Advanced surround does not work if you have changed the play speed. 4 – – Cannot record to digital recording equipment. (Incorrect sound recorded.) ≥You cannot record WMA/MP3. ≥You cannot record DVDs that have protection preventing digital recording. ≥You cannot record DVDs if the recording equipment cannot handle signals with a sampling frequency of 48 kHz. ≥Make the following settings: – Advanced Surround: Off – PCM Digital Output: Up to 48 kHz – Dolby Digital/DTS Digital Surround/MPEG§ : PCM – – – 6 10 10 “noPLAy” ≥You inserted a disc the unit cannot play; insert one it can. ≥You inserted a blank disc. 3 – “U11” ≥Disc is dirty: Wipe it clean. 3 “U15” ≥You inserted a DVD-R that has not been finalized. 3 “H∑∑” ∑∑ stands for a number. ≥Trouble may have occurred. The number following “H” depends on the status of the unit. Turn the unit off and then back to ON. Alternatively, turn the unit off, disconnect the AC power supply cord, and then reconnect it. ≥If the service numbers fail to clear, note the service number and contact a qualified service person. – – “nodISC” ≥You haven’t inserted a disc: Insert one. ≥You haven’t inserted the disc correctly: Insert it correctly. – 5 “/” ≥The operation is prohibited by the unit or disc. – “Cannot display group xx, content xx” ≥You are trying to display incompatible contents. 7 “The progressive out is set to “Disable”” ≥Select “Enable” in “Progressive Out (Component)” in “Video” tab. 10 “This disc may not be played in your region” ≥You can only play DVD-Video if their region number is the same or includes the same region number as the unit or if the DVD-Video is marked “ALL”. Confirm the region number for the unit on the rear panel. Cover No on-screen display. ≥Select “On” in “On-Screen Messages” in “Display” tab. 10 Product Service Product information Maintenance Troubleshooting guide/Product Service/Maintenance
RQT7240 14 Limited Warranty (ONLY FOR U.S.A.) Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company, Division of Matsushita Electric Corporation of America One Panasonic Way Secaucus, New Jersey 07094 Panasonic Sales Company, Division of Matsushita Electric of Puerto Rico, Inc., Ave. 65 de Infantería, Km. 9.5 San Gabriel Industrial Park, Carolina, Puerto Rico 00985 Panasonic DVD Player Limited Warranty Limited Warranty Coverage If your product does not work properly because of a defect in materials or workmanship, Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company or Panasonic Sales Company (collectively referred to as “the warrantor”) will, for the length of the period indicated on the chart below, which starts with the date of original purchase (“Limited Warranty period”), at its option either (a) repair your product with new or refurbished parts, or (b) replace it with a new or a refurbished product. The decision to repair or replace will be made by the warrantor. During the “Labor” Limited Warranty period there will be no charge for labor. During the “Parts” warranty period, there will be no charge for parts. You must mail-in your product during the warranty period. If non-rechargeable batteries are included, they are not warranted. This Limited Warranty only applies to products purchased and serviced in the United States or Puerto Rico. This Limited Warranty is extended only to the original purchaser and only covers product purchased as new. A purchase receipt or other proof of original purchase date is required for Limited Warranty service. Mail-In Service For assistance in the continental U.S.A. in obtaining repairs please ship the product to: Panasonic Services Company Customer Servicenter Suite B 4900 George McVay Drive McAllen, TX 78503 For assistance in Puerto Rico call Panasonic Sales Company (787)-750-4300 or fax (787)-768-2910. When shipping the unit carefully pack and send it prepaid, adequately insured and preferably in the original carton. Include a letter detailing the complaint and provide a day time phone and/or email address where you can be reached. IF REPAIR IS NEEDED DURING THE LIMITED WARRANTY PERIOD THE PURCHASER WILL BE REQUIRED TO FURNISH A SALES RECEIPT/PROOF OF PURCHASE INDICATING DATE OF PURCHASE, AMOUNT PAID AND PLACE OF PURCHASE. CUSTOMER WILL BE CHARGED FOR THE REPAIR OF ANY UNIT RECEIVED WITHOUT SUCH PROOF OF PURCHASE. Limited Warranty Limits And Exclusions This Limited Warranty ONLY COVERS failures due to defects in materials or workmanship, and DOES NOT COVER normal wear and tear or cosmetic damage. The Limited Warranty ALSO DOES NOT COVER damages which occurred in shipment, or failures which are caused by products not supplied by the warrantor, or failures which result from accidents, misuse, abuse, neglect, mishandling, misapplication, alteration, faulty installation, set-up adjustments, misadjustment of consumer controls, improper maintenance, power line surge, lightning damage, modification, or commercial use (such as hotel, office, restaurant, or other business), rental use of the product, or service by anyone other than a Factory Servicenter or other Authorized Servicer, or damage that is attributable to acts of God. THERE ARE NO EXPRESS WARRANTIES EXCEPT AS LISTED UNDER “LIMITED WARRANTY COVERAGE”. THE WARRANTOR IS NOT LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THIS PRODUCT, OR ARISING OUT OF ANY BREACH OF THIS WARRANTY. (As examples, this excludes damages for lost time, cost of having someone remove or re-install an installed unit if applicable, travel to and from the servicer, loss of or damage to media or images, data or other recorded content. The items listed are not exclusive, but are for illustration only.) ALL EXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THE WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, ARE LIMITED TO THE PERIOD OF THE LIMITED WARRANTY. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, or limitations on how long an implied Limited Warranty lasts, so the exclusions may not apply to you. This Limited Warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. If a problem with this product develops during or after the Limited Warranty period, you may contact your dealer or Servicenter. If the problem is not handled to your satisfaction, then write to the warrantor’s Consumer Affairs Department at the addresses listed for the warrantor. PARTS AND SERVICE, WHICH ARE NOT COVERED BY THIS LIMITED WARRANTY, ARE YOUR RESPONSIBILITY. F1003 User memo: Product or Part Name Parts Labor DVD Player One (1) Year Ninety (90) Days Rechargeable Batteries (in exchange for defective item) Ten (10) Days Not Applicable Customer Services Directory Obtain Product Information and Operating Assistance; locate your nearest Dealer or Servicenter; purchase Parts and Accessories; or make Customer Service and Literature requests by visiting our Web Site at: http://www.panasonic.com/support or, contact us via the web at: http://www.panasonic.com/contactinfo You may also contact us directly at: 1-800-211-PANA (7262), Monday-Friday 9 am-9 pm; Saturday-Sunday 10 am-7 pm, EST. For hearing or speech impaired TTY users, TTY: 1-877-833-8855 Accessory Purchases Purchase Parts, Accessories and Instruction Books online for all Panasonic Products by visiting our Web Site at: http://www.pasc.panasonic.com or, send your request by E-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org You may also contact us directly at: 1-800-332-5368 (Phone) 1-800-237-9080 (Fax Only) (Monday – Friday 9 am to 8 pm, EST.) Panasonic Services Company 20421 84th Avenue South, Kent, WA 98032 (We Accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover Card, American Express, and Personal Checks) For hearing or speech impaired TTY users, TTY : 1-866-605-1277 Service in Puerto Rico Matsushita Electric of Puerto Rico, Inc. Panasonic Sales Company Factory Servicenter: Ave. 65 de Infantería, Km. 9.5, San Gabriel Industrial Park, Carolina, Puerto Rico 00985 Phone (787)750-4300, Fax (787)768-2910 DATE OF PURCHASE ___________________________________ DEALER NAME ________________________________________ DEALER ADDRESS _____________________________________ ______________________________________________________ TELEPHONE NUMBER __________________________________ The model number and serial number of this product can be found on either the back or the bottom of the unit. Please note them in the space provided below and keep for future reference. MODEL NUMBER SERIAL NUMBER Limited Warranty (ONLY FOR U.S.A.)
RQT7240-1P F0104AK1024 C 2004 Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. The laser product label has not been attached to products for the U.S.A. and Canada. AV ENHANCER ADVANCED SURROUNDPICTUREMODE REPEAT PLAY SPEED POSITION MEMORY QUICK REPLAY CANCEL SKIP DIRECT NAVIGATOR PLAY LIST MENU TOP MENU DISPLAY SUBTITLE AUDIO ANGLE/PAGE SETUP PLAYMODE SLEEP ZOOM GROUP RETURN ENTER STOP PAUSE PLAY SLOW/SEARCH FL SELECT OPEN/CLOSE 1 2 3 4 5 7 8 9 0 10 6 Main feature index Recalls recommended audio/ video setting (➜page 5) To enjoy virtual surround with television’s speakers (➜page 6) To select the preset picture quality (➜page 5) Shows a disc top menu (➜page 5) Shows a program list (➜page 7) Shows On-Screen Menus (➜page 8) Changes soundtracks (➜page 8) Program/random play (➜page 6) Sleep timer (➜page 8) Changes the unit’s display (➜page 5) Repeat play (➜page 6) Changes play speed (➜page 8) Memorizes the position during play (➜page 8) Skips back a few seconds (‹page 8) Shows a disc menu (➜page 5) Shows a play list (➜page 7) Changes angles or rotates still pictures (➜page 8) Selects groups to play (➜page 8) Changes the zoom ratio (➜page 8) Changes subtitles (➜page 8) As an ENERGY STAR® Partner,§ Panasonic has determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR® guidelines for energy efficiency. §For Canada only: The word “Participant” is used in place of the word “Partner”. [For\U.S.A.\and\Canada\ CLASS1 LASERPRODUCT Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. “Dolby” and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. “DTS” and “DTS 2.0 i Digital Out” are trademarks of Digital Theater Systems, lnc. Apparatus Claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 4,631,603, 4,577,216, and 4,819,098, licensed for limited viewing uses only. This product incorporates copyright protection technology that is protected by method claims of certain U.S. patents and other intellectual property rights owned by Macrovision Corporation and other rights owners. Use of this copyright protection technology must be authorized by Macrovision Corporation, and is intended for home and other limited viewing uses only unless otherwise authorized by Macrovision Corporation. Reverse engineering or disassembly is prohibited. MPEG Layer-3 audio decoding technology licensed from Fraunhofer IIS and Thomson multimedia. Windows Media, and the Windows logo are trademarks, or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. WMA is a compression format developed by Microsoft Corporation. It achieves the same sound quality as MP3 with a file size that is smaller than that of MP3. [For\U.S.A.] Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company, Division of Matsushita Electric Corporation of America One Panasonic Way Secaucus, New Jersey 07094 http://www.panasonic.com Panasonic Sales Company, Division of Matsushita Electric of Puerto Rico, Inc. (“PSC”) Ave. 65 de Infantería, Km. 9.5 San Gabriel Industrial Park, Carolina, Puerto Rico 00985 [For\Canada] Panasonic Canada Inc. 5770 Ambler Drive, Mississauga, Ontario L4W 2T3 www.panasonic.ca pr \For\units\with\PX\printed\on\the\outer\packaging] Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. Corporate Management Division for the Americas Sales Office for North America Tokyo Panasonic Sales Section 32nd Floor, World Trade Center 4-1, Hamamatsu-cho, 2-Chome, Minato-Ku, Tokyo 105-6132, Japan Panasonic Marketing Europe G.M.B.H. Wiesbaden N. (a Division of Panasonic Marketing G.M.B.H.) Military Sales Department 6200 Wiesbaden-Biebrich, Hagenauerstr. 43 Germany [For\others] Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. Web Site: http://www.panasonic.co.jp/global/
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