Inputs and Outputs Notes
Auto Setup: The
first time you connect this unit, or after an extended power outage, the Auto
Setup procedure will automatically search for all active channels and
set the clock. If Auto Setup was unable to find a local station to set the
unit's internal clock, you may set the clock manually.
On-Screen Menus: The on-screen
menu system allows you to set all functions for this unit. The on-screen menu
language can be set to English, French, or Spanish.
Auto Power Off: You
can set the auto power off to 1 hour (after the last button is pressed), 2
hours, or Off (no auto power off).
Display Dimmer: You can set the
front panel display to be bright all the time, dim all the time, or dim during
Note On Recording: It
is not possible to record from DVD/Video CD/CD to VHS tape with this deck.
D/A Converter: The
DVD-V2000 uses a
27MHz/10-bit video Digital-to-Analog Converter, which reduces digital artifacts
for a better picture.
Audio D/A Converters: This unit
features dual 96khz/24-bit audio D/A converters to ensure greater audio accuracy
with every disc, especially recent releases recorded in the ultra high fidelity
96kHz/24 bit format.
MP3 Playback: This
unit will play MP3 files recorded onto CD-R and most CD-RW discs using the ISO
9660 or Joliet formats. During MP3 playback, up to 8 music folders can be
displayed at a time. You can easily search for a particular folder or file from
the menu. Program Play and Random Play are also available during MP3 playback.
Component Video Output:
In addition to the two composite video outputs and the S-video output, this unit is
equipped with a set of component video outputs. When connected to a television
with a component video input, the component video output of this unit will
provide picture color and detail that is improved relative to video from
composite and S-video outputs. Note: The Component Video and S-Video
outputs cannot be used simultaneously. In the DVD Setup menu, you will need to
select which output you will use.
Resume Function: When you stop
disc play, the player remembers where you stopped, so when you press Play again,
it will pick up where you left off. If the disc is removed, or the Stop button
is pressed twice, the Resume function is cancelled.
Variable Search: During
playback, you can search forward or reverse in up to 6 speeds. When playing back
a DVD, the fast search speeds are 2x, 4x, 8x, 16x, 32x and 128x normal speed. When playing
back a CD, you can search in either direction in 2x, 4x or 8x normal speed. With
a Video CD, the speeds are 4x and 8x normal speed.
Slow Motion Play: When playing
a DVD or Video CD, you may move forward through the program being played in one
of the following slow-motion speeds: 1/2, 1/4, or 1/8
speed. When playing a DVD, you may move backward through the program
being played in one of the following slow-motion speeds: 1/2,
1/4, or 1/8 speed. No sound is output during slow motion play.
the pause mode, you can view a
DVD or Video CD one frame at a time by pressing the F.Adv/Skip button repeatedly. This
can only be done in the forward direction.
"A-B Repeat" allows you to select any portion of a title, chapter, or
track and play that portion repeatedly. When playing a DVD, you can repeat the
current title, current chapter, or the entire disc. When playing a Video CD or
an audio CD, you can repeat the current track or the entire disc.
Program Play/Random Play: In
the menu, you can select whether you want the player to play the chapters/tracks
in a specific order (up to a maximum of 20 tracks), or in random order.
Bookmark: The Bookmark function
allows you to select parts of a DVD or VCD so that you can quickly find the
section at a later time. You can bookmark up to 3 scenes at at time.
Motion Zoom: During playback or in the
pause mode of a DVD or VCD, you can zoom in on a particular part of the screen.
When the Zoom button is pressed, a square will be displayed on the screen. You
can move up or down, left or right to select the part of the screen you want to
zoom in on. On a DVD you can zoom in either 2x or 4x normal size. On a VCD, you
can zoom in 2x normal size.
Camera Angles: On DVDs recorded
with multiple angles, you can select which angle to view a particular scene.
3D Sound: When listening to a
DVD in two-channel stereo through the analog outputs, the 3D Sound function uses
a Phantom Surround Processor to give you a simulated surround effect. 3D sound is possible only on discs
recorded using Dolby Surround or Dolby Digital and does not work when using the
Screen Fit: During playback of
a DVD, the Screen Fit feature gives you the ability to assure the images are
configured perfectly for both 16:9 Widescreen TVs or traditional 4:3 sets.
Screen Fit eliminates the black bars that may occur when a movie is playing in
the Widescreen format. In addition, when Screen Fit is active, you can still
zoom in further if desired.
Digest Play: During DVD
Digest Play function allows you to easily select an individual chapter for playback. When
Digest Play is activated, you'll see 9 individual
windows representing each of the chapters on the screen. When each window is
displayed, the first 3 seconds of the chapter will be played. You can scroll
through the displayed chapters or select another 9 chapters to be displayed.
Once the desired chapter is located, it can be selected for playback. When
playing a CD, Digest Play will play the first 10 seconds of each track.
S-VHS Playback: The VCR can
playback high-quality S-VHS recordings. It cannot, however, record in S-VHS.
Auto Channel Memory: This
feature will automatically seek and store all active channels in your area.
Channel Add/Delete: Use this
feature if Auto Channel Memory missed a channel that you would like to add, or
added a channel you wish to remove.
Playback Features: While a videotape is playing, you can enjoy a
variety of special playback features, including Still, Frame Advance,
Cue/Review, Skip, Repeat and Shuttle.
Cue/Review: In the Play mode,
you can cue (fast forward) or review (rewind) in 2 speeds: Picture Search
advances the tape at 5x normal speed. Jet Search advances the tape at 7x normal
Variable Search System: While
playing back a videotape, you can search forward or backward for an index mark
(made at the beginning of each recording). When an index mark is found, the VCR
plays for about 5 seconds. If you desire to view that program, you can press
Play. If not, the VCR will automatically search for the next index mark.
End Search: If you are
searching for a blank position on a tape to record a program, you can press the
"Down" arrow and the VCR will search for the next blank portion of the
tape. If the VCR reaches the end of the tape during End Search, it will eject
Skip: In play mode, the Skip
feature allows you to cue ahead 30 seconds of recorded program. You may press the Skip button
up to 4 times to cue ahead 2 minutes.
Repeat: This feature allows you
to review the last 5 seconds of tape from the current playback point.
Shuttle: From the play mode,
"Shuttle>>" gradually increases the cue speed from Double-speed
playback to Picture Search to Jet Search. "Shuttle<<" gradually
slows down the tape, then goes into Slow mode, Still mode, Reverse Picture
Search, and Reverse Jet Search.
Go to 0:00:00 Stop: This feature
allows you to reset the counter to zero during play or record. When in stop
mode, press the "Up" arrow and the tape will advance or rewind to the last point where
the counter was set at zero.
Tracking: The VCR
automatically adjusts the tracking to remove the white lines that sometimes
appear when viewing a videotape. Tracking can also be done manually with the
Auto Play: A videotape without
recording tabs will play automatically when inserted into the VCR.
Recording Speed: The VCR can
record in SP or SLP mode.
One-Touch Recording (OTR): When
in the Record mode, you can add recording time in 30-minute increments up to 4
Timer Recording: Up to a month
in advance, the Timer Recording feature allows you to program up to 8 events to
Remote: The remote is pre-programmed to fully operate this unit and the
basic functions on other brands of TVs.
and Outputs Notes
Composite and RF (Coax): The
internal TV tuner, VCR signals, and the On Screen Display are output only
through the RF (Coax) and Composite Video outputs.
DVD Outputs: The DVD video
signal is output through the RF, Composite, S-Video and Component Video outputs.
Out: If you plan to connect the DVD/VCR to the TV using either the
S-Video or Component Video outputs, you will need to select which output you are
using in the "Alt. Video Out" section of the DVD Setup menu. The S-Video
and Component Video outputs cannot be used simultaneously.