Pioneer DV-600AV-S Operating Instructions Manual. DV-600AV-S DV-400V-S Discover the benefits of registering your product online at Operating Instructions DVD Player (or. Page 2: Operating Environment.
Thank you for buying this Pioneer product. Please read through these operating instructions so you will know how to operate your model properly. After you have finished reading the instructions, put them away in a safe place for future reference. Check the power cord once in a while. When you find it damaged, ask your nearest PIONEER authorized service center or your dealer for a replacement. Replacement and mounting of an AC plug on the power supply cord of this unit should be performed only by qualified service personnel.
Page 4: Table Of Contents. Contents 01 Before you start Features. 5 What’s in the box. 6 Hints on installation. Page 5: Features.
Before you start Chapter 1 Before you start Features • HDMI digital interface The HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) interconnect provides high quality digital audio and video, all from a single user- friendly connector. HDMI is the first consumer electronics interface to support uncompressed standard, enhanced, or high- definition video plus standard to multi-channel surround sound audio. Page 6: What's In The Box. Before you start • 24-bit/192 kHz compatible DAC The on-board 24-bit/192 kHz DAC means that this player is fully compatible with high sampling-rate discs, capable of delivering exceptional sound quality in terms of dynamic range, low-level resolution and high-frequency detail.
•. Page 7: Hints On Installation, Compatibility. Before you start • When disposing of used batteries, please comply with governmental regulations or environmental public instruction’s rules that apply in your country/area. • Do not use or store batteries in direct sunlight or other excessively hot place, such as inside a car or near a heater. This can cause batteries to leak, overheat, explode or catch fire. Page 8: Compressed Audio Compatibility. Before you start About DualDisc playback A DualDisc is a new two -sided disc, one side of which contains DVD content video, audio, etc.
while the other side contains non-DVD content such as digital audio material. The non-DVD, audio side of the disc is not compliant with the CD Audio specification and therefore may not play. Before you start WMA (Windows Media™ Audio) compatibility This player can playback Windows Media Audio content.
WMA is an acronym for Windows Media Audio and refers to an audio compression technology developed by Microsoft Corporation. WMA content can be encoded by using Windows Media Player for Windows XP, Windows Media Player 9 or Windows Media Player 10 series. Page 10: Divx Video Compatibility. Before you start DivX video compatibility DV-600AV: ® • Official DivX Ultra Certified product. • Plays all versions of DivX ® DivX 6) with enhanced playback of DivX media files and the DivX • File extensions. avi and. divx (these must be used for the player to recognize DivX video files).
Page 11: Easy Connections, Important. Connections Chapter 2 Connections Easy connections Important • Before making or changing any connections, switch off the power and disconnect the power cable from the AC outlet. • The setup described here is a basic setup that allows you to play discs using just the cables supplied with the player. Page 12: Connecting Using A Scart Av Cable, Connecting Using The S-video Output.
Connections Connecting using a SCART AV cable A SCART-type AV connector is provided for connection to a TV or AV receiver. The video output is switchable between ordinary composite, S-video (DV-600AV only) and RGB.
See AV Connector Out on page 40 for how to set it. Page 13: Output. Connections Connecting using the component video output You can use the component video output instead of the standard video out jack to connect this player to your TV (or other equipment). This should give you the best quality picture from the three types of video output available.
Page 14: Connecting To An Av Receiver. AV receiver if you prefer.
• You usually have to connect the same kind of video cable between your DVD player and AV receiver, and between your AV receiver and TV. Connecting the multichannel analog. Page 15: Connecting Using Hdmi. Connections Connecting the digital output This player has both optical and coaxial-type digital audio outputs for connection to an AV receiver. Connect whichever is convenient.
Depending on the capabilities of your AV receiver, you might have to set up this player to output only digital audio in a compatible format. Page 16: About Hdmi. Connections Note • This unit has been designed to be compliant with HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface). Depending on the component you have connected, using a DVI connection may result in unreliable signal transfers. • When you change the component connected to the HDMI output, you will also need to change the HDMI settings to match the new component (see HDMI Out. Page 17: Front Panel. Controls and displays Chapter 3 Controls and displays Front panel DVD/USB HDMI STANDBY/ON DV-600AV DVD/USB HDMI STANDBY/ DV-400V STANDBY/ON (page 19) Disc tray TOP MENU (page 23) ENTER & cursor buttons (page 19) MENU (page 23) RETURN (page 23) HOME MENU (page 19) Display OPEN/CLOSE (page 21) (page 22).
Page 18: Remote Control. Controls and displays Remote control STANDBY/ON AUDIO SUBTITLE TOP MENU ENTER HOME MENU PLAY MODE SURROUND ZOOM STANDBY/ON (page 19) AUDIO (page 33) SUBTITLE (page 32) Number buttons (page 22) TOP MENU (page 23) ENTER & cursor buttons (page 19) HOME MENU (page 19) (page 22, 26) (page 22). Page 19: Switching On, Using The On-screen Displays. STANDBY/ON DVD/USB STANDBY/ON DV-600AV • My DVD player switches on but there is nothing displayed on my TV. Make sure that the TV is set to the correct video input (not a TV channel).
For example, if you connected this player to the VIDEO 1 inputs on your TV, switch your TV to VIDEO 1. Page 20: Setting Up The Player For Your Tv, Displays. Getting started Setting up the player for your If you have a widescreen (16:9) TV, you should setup the player so that the picture will be presented correctly. If you have a conventional (4:3) TV, you can leave the player on the default setting and move on to the next section. Page 21: Playing Discs. Getting started Playing discs The basic playback controls for playing DVD, CD, SACD, Video CD/Super VCD, DivX video/ WMV and MP3/WMA/MPEG-4 AAC discs are covered here.
Further functions are detailed in the next chapter. For details on playing JPEG picture discs, see Viewing a JPEG slideshow on page 27. Getting started Basic playback controls The table below shows the basic controls on the remote for playing discs. The following chapter covers other playback features in more detail. Button What it does Starts playback. If the display shows RESUME or LAST MEM playback starts from the resume or last memory point (see also Resume and Last Memory. Getting started DVD-Video and DivX disc menus Some DivX media files and many DVD-Video and DVD-Audio discs feature menus from which you can select what you want to watch.
They may also give access to additional features, such as subtitle and audio language selection, or special features such as slideshows. Getting started Video CD/Super VCD PBC menus Some Video CD/Super VCDs have menus from which you can choose what you want to watch. These are called PBC (Playback control) menus. You can play a PBC Video CD/Super VCD without having to navigate the PBC menu by starting playback using a number button to select a track, rather than the ENTER. Getting started • I’ve connected to a HDMI compatible component but I can’t get any signal and the front panel HDMI indicator won’t light! Make sure that you’ve selected this player as the HDMI input in the settings for the component you’re using. Page 26: Scanning Discs, Playing In Slow Motion, Frame Advance/frame Reverse. Playing discs Chapter 5 Playing discs Note • Many of the functions covered in this chapter apply to DVD and SACD discs, Video CDs/Super VCDs, CDs, DivX video/WMV and MP3/WMA/MPEG-4 AAC/ JPEG discs, although the exact operation of some varies slightly with the kind of disc loaded.
Page 27: Viewing A Jpeg Slideshow, With The Disc Navigator. Playing discs Viewing a JPEG slideshow After loading a CD/CD-R/-RW containing JPEG picture files, press (play) to start a slideshow from the first folder/picture on the disc. The player displays the pictures in each folder in alphabetical order. • If the folder contains MP3/WMA/ MPEG-4 AAC files, playback of the slideshow and MP3/WMA/ MPEG-4 AAC file repeats. Page 28: Navigator.
Playing discs The screen shows up to six moving thumbnail images displayed one after another. To display the previous/next six thumbnails, press (you don’t have to wait for all the thumbnails to finish playing to display the previous/next page). Select the thumbnail image for what you want to play. Page 29: Looping A Section Of A Disc, Using Repeat Play. Playing discs • You can also play a JPEG slideshow while listening to MP3/WMA/MPEG-4 AAC playback. Simply select the audio file you want to listen to followed by the JPEG from which you want the slideshow to start. Playback of both the slideshow and the audio files repeats.
Page 30: Using Random Play, Creating A Program List. Playing discs • For DivX video/WMV discs, select Title Repeat, and for some DivX media files, select Chapter Repeat (or Repeat Off). Using random play Use the random play function to play titles or chapters (DVD-Video), Groups (DVD-Audio), or tracks (DVD-Audio, SACD, CD, Video CD/ Super VCD) at random.
Page 31: Program Menu. Playing discs Press PLAY MODE and select ‘Program’ from the list of functions on the left.
Play Mode A-B Repeat Create/Edit Repeat Playback Start Random Playback Stop Program Program Delete Search Mode Select ‘Create/Edit’ from the list of program options. Use the cursor buttons and ENTER to select a title, chapter or track for the current step in the program list. Page 32: Searching A Disc, Switching Subtitles. Playing discs Searching a disc You can search DVD-Video discs by title or chapter number, or by time; DVD-Audio discs can be searched by group or track number; SACDs by track number, CDs and Video CD/ Super VCDs by track number or time; DivX video /WMV discs by time, and some DivX media files by chapter number.
Page 33: Switching Audio Language/channels, Zooming The Screen. Playing discs Switching audio language/ channels When playing a DVD-Video and DivX video disc recorded with dialog in two or more languages, you can switch audio language during playback.
When playing a VR format DVD-R/-RW disc recorded with dual-mono audio, you can switch between the main, sub, and mixed channels during playback. Page 34: Switching Camera Angles, Displaying Disc Information. Playing discs Switching camera angles Some DVD discs feature scenes shot from two or more angles—check the disc box for details. When a multi-angle scene is playing, a icon appears on screen to let you know that other angles are available (this can be switched off if you prefer—see Display settings on page 41). Page 35: Using The Usb Interface. FAT16/32.
It is not possible to connect this unit to a personal computer for USB playback. • Pioneer cannot guarantee compatibility (operation and/or bus power) with all USB mass storage devices and assumes no responsibility for any loss of data that may occur when connected to this unit. Page 36: Audio Settings Menu. Audio Settings and Video Adjust menus Chapter 7 Audio Settings and Video Adjust menus Audio Settings menu The Audio Settings menu offers features for adjusting the way discs sound. Press HOME MENU and select ‘Audio Settings’ from the on-screen display. Audio Settings Select and change settings using the (cursor) buttons, and ENTER.
Page 37: Video Adjust Menu. Audio Settings and Video Adjust menus • How good the surround effect is varies with the disc.
Equalizer (DV-400V only) • Settings: Rock, Pop, Live, Dance, Techno, Classic, Soft, Off (default) The various preset EQ curves are designed to suit various styles of music. Note •. Page 38: Using The Initial Settings Menu. Initial Settings menu Chapter 8 Initial Settings menu Using the Initial Settings menu The Initial Settings menu provides audio and video output settings, parental lock settings, and display settings, among others. If an option is grayed out it means that it cannot be changed at the current time.
Page 39: Digital Audio Out Settings. Initial Settings menu Digital Audio Out settings Setting Option Digital Out Dolby Digital Out Dolby Digital Dolby Digital > PCM DTS Out DTS > PCM Linear PCM Out Down Sample On (DV-600AV only) Down Sample Off 96 kHz PCM Out 96kHz >. Page 40: Video Output Settings. Initial Settings menu Video Output settings Setting Option TV Screen 4:3 (Letter Box) (This setting effective for analog and HDMI 4:3 (Pan & Scan) video output.
See also Screen sizes and disc formats on 16:9 (Wide) page 52. ) 16:9 (Compressed) Component Out Interlace Progressive. Page 41: Language Settings, Display Settings.
Initial Settings menu Language settings Setting Option Audio Language English Languages as displayed Other Language Subtitle Language English (See also Displaying external subtitle files on Languages as displayed page 9. ) Other Language DVD Menu w/Subtitle Lang. Lang. Languages as displayed Other Language Subtitle Display Display settings. Page 42: Options Settings, Parental Lock. ; Default password: none; Default Country/Area code: To give you some control over what your children watch on your DVD player, some DVD-Video discs feature a Parental Lock level.
If your player is set to a lower level than the disc, the disc won’t play. Page 43: Changing Your Password, Dts Downmix. Initial Settings menu Changing your password To change your password, confirm your existing password then enter a new one.
Select ‘Password Change’. Use the number buttons to enter your existing password, then press Enter a new password and press This registers the new password and you will return to the Options menu screen. Page 44: About Divx Vod Content, Playing Divx Vod Content. Initial Settings menu ® About DivX VOD content In order to play DivX VOD (video on demand) content on this player, you first need to register the player with your DivX VOD content provider. You do this by generating a DivX VOD registration code, which you submit to your provider.
Page 45: Speakers Settings. Initial Settings menu Speakers settings (DV-600AV only) Setting Option Audio Output 2 Channel Mode 5.
1 Channel Speaker – Installation Speaker Distance – Audio Output Mode (DV-600AV only) • Default setting: 2 Channel Initial Settings Digital Audio Out Audio Output Mode 2 Channel Video Output Speaker Distance. Page 46: About The Audio Output Settings.
Initial Settings menu About the audio output settings (DV-600AV only) The table below shows how the audio settings you make in the Initial Settings menu (see page 38) affect the output from the 2 channel and the 5. 1 channel analog outputs, and from the digital outputs with various types of disc. Page 47: About The Hdmi Audio Output Settings, Hdmi Output With Dvd-audio And Sacd. Initial Settings menu About the HDMI audio output settings The table below shows how the audio settings you make in the page 39) and Audio Output Mode output with various types of disc. DV-600AV: Disc audio format LPCM (2CH) Linear PCM Left / Right MPEG Left / Right. Page 48: Sources.
Initial Settings menu HDMI output with DVD-Audio and SACD sources (DV-600AV only) The way audio sources are output from the HDMI terminal depends on the specification of the connected component. Component specification SACD, DVD-Audio and 5. 1 channel compatible on HDMI DVD-Audio and 5.
1 channel compatible on HDMI DVD-Audio and. Initial Settings menu Speaker Distance (DV-600AV only) • Default settings: all speakers You only need to make this setting if you connected this player to your amplifier using the 5. 1 channel analog outputs. These settings do not affect any digital audio output. Initial Settings menu Speaker Installation (DV-600AV only) • Default settings: L/R: Large SR: Large SW: On You only need to make this setting if you connected this player to your amplifier using the 5. 1 channel analog outputs. This setting does not affect digital audio output.
Initial Settings Digital Audio Out Audio Output Mode. Page 51: Taking Care Of Your Player And Discs. This player is designed to be used only with conventional, fully circular discs. Do not use shaped discs. Pioneer disclaims all liability arising in connection with the use of shaped discs. Cleaning discs Fingerprints and dust on discs can affect playback performance.
Page 52: Screen Sizes And Disc Formats. Additional information Condensation Condensation may form inside the player if it is brought into a warm room from outside, or if the temperature of the room rises quickly. Although the condensation won’t damage the player, it may temporarily impair its performance. Page 53: Setting The Tv System, Resetting The Player, Dvd-video Regions.
All DVD-Video discs carry a region mark on the case somewhere that indicates which region(s) of the world the disc is compatible with. Your DVD player also has a region mark, which you can find on the rear panel. Discs from incompatible regions will not play in this player.
Page 54: List, Troubleshooting. Sometimes the trouble may lie in another component. Inspect the other components and electrical appliances being used. If the trouble cannot be rectified after checking the items below, ask your nearest Pioneer authorized service center or your dealer to carry out repair work. Additional information Problem Remedy Settings are canceled. • When the power is cut due to power failure or by unplugging the power cord, settings will be canceled: Press front panel to turn the player off.
Wait for --OFF-- to disappear from the display, then unplug the power cord. Additional information Problem Cannot play multi- channel audio.
Cannot listen to high- sampling rate audio through the digital output. Cannot output 192kHz or 176. 4kHz digital audio. Cannot output 96kHz or 88. 2kHz digital audio. No DTS audio output. Audio mix does not sound right or sounds incomplete (for example, inaudible dialog).
Page 57: Hdmi Troubleshooting. Additional information HDMI troubleshooting Problem Remedy • Check whether or not HDMI Out is set to Off.
(See HDMI Out on No HDMI audio output. page 39. ) • This unit has been designed to be compliant with HDMI (High Deﬁnition Multimedia Interface). Depending on the component you have connected, unreliable signal transfers may result.
• Static electricity or other external influences may cause malfunctioning of this unit. In this case, unplug the power cord and then plug back in. This will usually reset the unit for proper operation. If this does not correct the problem, please consult your nearest Pioneer service center.
Page 59: Glossary. Additional information Glossary Analog audio Direct representation of sound by an electrical signal. See also Digital audio. Aspect ratio The width of a TV screen relative to its height. Conventional TVs are 4:3; widescreen models are 16:9.
Bonus Group An ‘extra’ group on some DVD-Audio (DVD-Audio discs that requires a key number to only). Additional information Progressive All the lines that make up a video scan video picture are updated in one pass (compared to interlace which takes two passes to update the whole picture).
Regions These associate DVD-Video discs and (DVD-Video players with particular areas of the only) world. Page 61: Language Code List, Country/area Code List. Additional information Language code list Language (Language code letter), Language code Japanese (ja), 1001 Bhutani (dz), 0426 English (en), 0514 Esperanto (eo), 0515 French (fr), 0618 Estonian (et), 0520 German (de), 0405 Basque (eu), 0521 Italian (it), 0920 Persian (fa), 0601 Spanish (es), 0519 Finnish (fi), 0609 Chinese (zh), 2608. Page 62: Specifications. Additional information Specifications General Power requirements.
AC 220 V to 240 V, 50 Hz/60 Hz Power consumption DV-600AV. 12 W DV-400V. Warranty card. 1 Operating instructions The specifications and design of this product are subject to change without notice, due to improvement. Published by Pioneer Corporation.
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