LCD Screen: The
Sony DVP-FX980's built-in 9" (diagonal) TFT active matrix widescreen LCD panel features a resolution of 800 x 480. The LCD
screen can open up all the way to 180-degrees. The unit has an AV output for
connecting it to an external TV.
Disc Compatibility: The DVP-FX980 can play
the following discs.
- DVD Video
- DVD-RW / -R
- DVD+RW / +R /+R DL
- Audio CD
- CD-RW / -R
- Video CD (including Super VCDs)
- Data CDs and DVDs with MP3, JPEG, and MPEG-4 and AVI video files
USB Port: A Type A USB port is provided for connecting a USB
memory device. The unit can play MP3 and JPEG files contained on a USB memory
MP3 Playback: This unit can play MP3
audio files recorded onto a CD-R, CD-RW, CD-ROM, DVD+/-R, DVD+/-RW, or USB
Memory device. MP3 files should be recorded in ISO 9660 Level 1 or Joliet
formats for CD or UDF for DVDs. The total number of MP3 files and folders on the
disc or device should be less than 600.
JPEG Playback: This unit can
play discs recorded with JPEG files. The unit support JPEG images up to 3264 x
2448 pixels or larger than 2000 x 1200 in progressive JPEG. Files can be
viewed in either a Thumbnail mode, a slide show fashion or can be rotated at
Video Playback: You can play back MPEG-4 (mp4) and Xvid (avi)
videos on Data CDs and DVDs. The player supports videos up to 720 x 576 (2 GB)
with MP3 audio for MPEG-4 and Xvid video files, and AAC audio for MPEG-4 video
Sound Modes: For enhanced listening, the DVP-FX980 has four
selectable sound modes: Standard, Dynamic, Dynamic Surround, and Dialog.
LCD Modes: You can adjust the LCD using the following LCD
modes: LCD Aspect (Full, Normal, or Zoom), Backlight (1-20), Contrast (1-20),
Hue (-10 to +10), and Color (1-20).
Controls: The FX980 has a full set of controls on the base.
Controls include individual buttons for Hold, Sound, Display, Menu, Return, and
Options. There is also a 4-way control with an Enter button for confirming
selections. During playback, you can easily access the Volume + and - buttons,
Next and Previous (track/chapter) buttons, Play, Pause, and Stop. A slide-switch
Power button is located on the right side of the unit.
Wireless Remote Control: The DVP-FX980 comes supplied with an IR
wireless remote control (RMT-D195). The DVD player's IR sensor is found on the
front panel of the unit so you can control the
player with the remote control with the LCD panel open or closed.
Resume Play: Resume Play allows
the player to record the point where the disc stopped and resume play at the
same point when play starts back up again. If the Stop button is pressed twice
or the disc lid is opened the resume feature will be cancelled.
Power Sources: The DVP-FX980 comes supplied with 3 methods
of powering the unit:
- Lithium Ion
Battery: The built-in rechargeable lithium ion battery provides
approximately 4 hours of playback time. The charging time is approximately 4 hours. The battery is recharged while using the AC
adapter or car battery charger, however, the battery does not charge while the player is being used.
- AC Adapter: The DVP-FX980
also comes supplied with the AC-FX190 AC adapter so you can use the player in your
home or office. The AC adapter is also used to charge
the battery when the unit is off.
- Car Battery Adapter:
The DVP-FX980 comes supplied with a 12-volt car battery adapter so you
can easily power the unit in your car. The car battery adapter will
also charge the battery of the DVD player when the unit is off.
Right Side Connections: The following connections are found
on the right side of the unit:
- Headphones: A 3.5mm
headphone jack for private listening. Plugging in headphones will
automatically mute the built-in speakers.
- USB: Type A USB port for connecting a USB memory device
- AV Out: 3.5mm
mini-jack audio/video output for use with supplied AV cable (AV cable has
female composite video and stereo RCA jacks)
- DC In 12V: power
connection for use with the supplied AC adaptor or car battery adapter