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|schmildo||9:43pm on Saturday, October 30th, 2010|
|We bought this player for the kids (and dad too) for the car and flights etc. Overall this product is appealing (except for the price). Small size, large and clear screen, good battery life, two headphone output jacks Extra batteries and car charger expensive ; strange AC voltage|
|Don Joe||2:29pm on Sunday, April 18th, 2010|
|Gizzmo Knut This is an excellent DVD Player for the money. Excelent product Great to keep children quiet during a car trip.|
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PORTABLE DVD PLAYER
(This mark applies only to US and Canadian models)
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN 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: TO PREVENT THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). 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.
WARNING: TO PREVENT FIRE OR SHOCK HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
READ INSTRUCTIONS All the safety and operating instructions should be read before the product is operated. RETAIN INSTRUCTIONS The safety and operating instructions should be retained for future reference. HEED WARNINGS All warnings on the product and in the operating instructions should be adhered to. FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS All operating and use instructions should be followed. CLEANING Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. The product should be cleaned only with a polishing cloth or a soft dry cloth. Never clean with furniture wax, benzine, insecticides or other volatile liquids since they may corrode the cabinet. ATTACHMENTS Do not use attachments not recommended by the product manufacturer as they may cause hazards. WATER AND MOISTURE Do not use this product near water for example, near a bathtub, wash bowl, kitchen sink, or laundry tub; in a wet basement; or near a swimming pool; and the like. ACCESSORIES Do not place this product on an unstable cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table. The product may fall, causing serious injury to a child or adult, and serious damage to the product. Use only with a cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table recommended by the manufacturer, or sold with the product. Any mounting of the product should follow the manufacturers instructions, and should use a mounting accessory recommended by the manufacturer. CART A product and cart combination should be moved with care. Quick stops, excessive force, and uneven surfaces may cause the product and cart combination to overturn. GROUNDING OR POLARIZATION If this product is equipped with a polarized alternating current line plug (a plug having one blade wider than the other), it will fit into the outlet only one way. This is a safety feature. If you are unable to insert the plug fully into the outlet, try reversing the plug. If the plug should still fail to fit, contact your electrician to replace your obsolete outlet. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized plug. If this product is equipped with a three-wire grounding type plug, a plug having a third (grounding) pin, it will only fit into a grounding type power outlet. This is a safety feature. If you are unable to insert the plug into the outlet, contact your electrician to replace your obsolete outlet. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the grounding type plug. POWER-CORD PROTECTION Power-supply cords should be routed so that they are not likely to be walked on or pinched by items placed upon or against them, paying particular attention to cords at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the product.
VENTILATION Slots and openings in the cabinet are provided for ventilation and to ensure reliable operation of the product and to protect it from overheating, and these openings must not be blocked or covered. The openings should never be blocked by placing the product on a bed, sofa, rug, or other similar surface. This product should not be placed in a built-in installation such as a bookcase or rack unless proper ventilation is provided or the manufacturers instructions have been adhered to. POWER SOURCES This product should be operated only from the type of power source indicated on the marking label. If you are not sure of the type of power supply to your home, consult your product dealer or local power company. LOCATION The appliance should be installed in a stable location. NONUSE PERIODS The power cord of the appliance should be unplugged from the outlet when left unused for a long period of time.
NOTE: 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.
[For Canadian model] CAUTION: TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT USE THIS (POLARIZED) PLUG WITH AN EXTENSION CORD, RECEPTACLE OR OTHER OUTLET UNLESS THE BLADES CAN BE FULLY INSERTED TO PREVENT BLADE EXPOSURE. ATTENTION: POUR PREVENIR LES CHOCS ELECTRIQUES NE PAS UTILISER CETTE FICHE POLARISEE AVEC UN PROLONGATEUR, UNE PRISE DE COURANT OU UNE AUTRE SORTIE DE COURANT, SAUF SI LES LAMES PEUVENT ETRE INSEREES A FOND SANS EN LAISSER AUCUNE PARTIE A DECOUVERT.
On the bottom of the player
CAUTION : VORSICHT : ADVARSEL : VARNING : VARO! :
VISIBLE AND INVISIBLE LASER RADIATION WHEN OPEN. AVOID EXPOSURE TO BEAM. SICHTBARE UND UNSICHTBARE LASERSTRAHLUNG, WENN ABDECKUNG GEFFNET NICHT DEM STRAHL AUSSETZEN! SYNLIG OG USYNLIG LASERSTRLING VED BNING UNDG UDSTTELSE FOR STRLING. SYNLIG OCH OSYNLIG LASERSTRLNING NR DENNA DEL R PPNAD BETRAKTA EJ STRLEN. AVATTAESSA ALTISTUT NKYV JA NKYMTTMLLE LASERSATEIL YLLE. L KATSO STEESEN. VRW1860
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.
CAUTION Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures other than those specified herein may result in hazardous radiation exposure. The use of optical instruments with this product will increase eye hazard. [For Canadian model] This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. [Pour le modle Canadien] Cet appareil numrique de la Classe B est conforme la norme NMB-003 du Canada. THE ON (3) BUTTON IS SECONDARY CONNECTED AND THEREFORE DOES NOT SEPARATE THE UNIT FROM MAINS POWER IN STANDBY POSITION.
Supplied AV cable
Read the instructions that came with your TV if youre unsure which inputs to use. Do not connect this player to your TV through a VCR. Some discs are copyprotected and will not play properly when played via a VCR or when recorded on a VCR. See pages 53 to 55 for how to connect this player up to an AV amplifier and other components.
switch to AUTO, otherwise set it to the system your country or region uses.
TV SYSTEM PAL / LCD AUTO NTSC
When using the PDV-LC20 with the built-in screen, always set to PAL/LCD. You cannot play PAL DVDs when the TV SYSTEM switch is set to NTSC. You may need to adjust the vertical hold control on some PAL TVs when playing NTSC discs. Depending on the TV, you may also see black bars at the top and bottom of the screen.
Setting the TV system
(Except US and Canadian models) This player is compatible with both PAL and NTSC TV systems. If your TV is compatible with both systems then set the
02 Getting Started Plugging in and switching on
2 Connect the power cord to the AC adapter. Plug the power connector into the DC IN jack on the rear of the player. Plug the other end of the power cord into a wall power outlet. The supplied AC adapter is compatible with 100~240V AC power so that it can be used almost anywhere in the world (although you may need a plug adapter). Open the LCD screen in the direction of the arrow (PDVLC20 only). English
Power-cord caution Handle the power cord by the plug. Do not pull out the plug by tugging the cord and never touch the power cord when your hands are wet as this could cause a short circuit or electric shock. Do not place the unit, a piece of furniture, etc., on the power cord, or pinch the cord. Never make a knot in the cord or tie it with other cords. The power cords should be routed such that they are not likely to be stepped on. A damaged power cord can cause a fire or give you an electrical shock. 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.
Press and hold the 3 (ON) button until the player switches on. With the power on the power indicator lights green. You can use the button on the remote control to switch the player into standby. When in standby, the power indicator lights red.
02 Getting Started Playing discs
AUDIO SUBTITLE ANGLE
Open the display (PDV-LC20 only). Slide the DISC COVER 2 OPEN catch to the left to open the disc cover.
DISC COVER 2 OPEN
DISPLAY MENU TOP MENU SETUP ENTER PREV NEXT RETURN
STEP/SLOW PAUSE STEP/SLOW
LAST MEM. COND.MEM.
Always use the DISC COVER 2 OPEN slide catch; never force open the disc cover.
Load a disc.
RETURN TOP MENU
The recorded side of the disc should be face-down in the player (for doublesided DVDs, the side you want to play should be face-down). Make sure that the disc clicks into place properly. Push the disc cover shut. Press 3 to start playback. If a menu screen appears, see the following page for how to navigate it. Adjust the volume using the rotary volume control on the right side of the player.
English 6 To pause playback, press 8. On a DVD, DVD-RW or Video CD, the picture should be paused. To restart playback, press 3 or 8. 7 To skip back/forward a chapter or track, press 41 or. On the remote, use the 4 and buttons. To scan backwards/forwards, press and hold 41 or. On the remote, use the 1 and buttons. Release the button to resume normal playback. If you scan for more than about 5 seconds, scanning continues even after you release the button. In this case, press 3 to resume normal playback. 9 To stop playback, press 7. If you start the disc playing again (3), playback starts from the point last stopped (see Resuming play below). To switch the player off, press and hold OFF (7) for about two seconds.
When you stop playback, the player remembers where on the disc you got to. As long as you leave the disc in the player, even if you switch the player off, the next time you press 3, playback resumes from that point. To start playback from the beginning of the disc again, press 7 while the disc is stopped. For resume to work with CDs and DVDRW discs, do not switch the player off using the front panel OFF (7) button. If you have a CD loaded and want to switch off, use the button on the remote to put the player into standby. Resume may not work reliably with some discs. When a DVD disc is loaded, pressing 4 or resumes playback from the start of the title that was playing when the disc was stopped last time. See also Bookmarking place on a disc on page 35.
02 Getting Started Playing slow-motion video
Slow forward play
During playback or while paused, press and hold E for about 2 seconds. On the top panel, press 8, then press and hold for about 2 seconds. Slow-motion playback starts at 1/2 speed. There's no sound during slow-motion play.
Use e and E to change the play speed. On the top panel, use the 41 and buttons. There are four slow play speeds: 1/2, 1/4, 1/8 and 1/16.
DVD/AV-IN ENTER SETUP MENU
Slow reverse play
You can only use slow reverse play with DVD and DVD-RW discs. 1 During playback or while paused, press and hold e for about 2 seconds. On the top panel, press 8, then press and hold 41 for about 2 seconds. Reverse slow-motion playback starts. There's no sound during slow-motion play. 2 To restart normal playback, press 3.
02 Getting Started Taking out the disc, switching off and unplugging
If the disc is playing, press 7 to stop it. Slide the DISC COVER 2 OPEN catch to the left to open the disc cover. Take out the disc.
Close the disc cover. Press and hold OFF (7) for about two seconds. The power indicator goes off. Press on the remote to put the player into standby. The power indicator turns from green to red. Press again to switch back on.
Unplug from the wall outlet. Unplug the power cord from the DC IN jack.
02 Getting Started Using the Setup Navigator
Before playing any discs with the PDV-20, we recommend using the Setup Navigator. This makes all the basic DVD system settings for you. The Setup Navigator is also available on the PDV-LC20. Use it if you have connected an AV amplifier and/or TV to your player. 1 Make sure that the player is switched on. If youre using the PDV-20, also turn on your TV and make sure that it is set to the correct video input. If a disc thats already loaded starts to play, press 7 to stop it. 2 Press SETUP. The Setup Navigator on-screen display (OSD) appears:
AudioVideo Language General Other Setup Navigator
Setup Navigator Start Auto Start Off i Setup using the Setup Navigator Move
Navigate all of the following OSDs using
these controls: 5, Cursor up/down ENTER Select the highlighted menu option 2 Go back to the previous question The control possibilities for the current OSD are shown at the bottom of each screen.
Note You can also switch subtitles and audio language from the Other screen of the Setup menu. See page 50 for more. It may also be possible to select subtitle and audio languages from the disc menu. Press MENU or TOP MENU to access this.
03 Advanced Features Switching audio channels
On Video CDs and CDs you can switch between stereo, just the left channel or just the right channel. On DVD-RW discs that have both a main and a sub audio channel, you can switch between the main, sub, or a mix of both. During playback, press AUDIO to change the audio channel. The current playback channel(s) are indicated on-screen.
03 Advanced Features Using repeat and looped playback
English You can set the player to repeat individual tracks on CDs or Video-CDs, chapters or titles on DVD and DVD-RW discs, or the whole disc. Its also possible to loop a section of a disc. You can use the repeat together with the programming mode to repeat the titles/ chapters/tracks in the program list (see page 31 for how to make a program list). You cant use any repeat mode or looped play with a Video CD playing in PBC mode.
Using repeat play
1 Press REPEAT during playback to select a repeat mode. Each press switches the repeat mode: For DVD and DVD-RW: Repeat Chapter | Repeat Title | Repeat Off For CD/Video CD: Repeat Track | Repeat All | Repeat Off In program play mode: Program Repeat | Repeat Off 2 To resume normal playback, press CLEAR. Any repeat play mode is cancelled if you switch camera angles on a DVD disc.
Looping a section of a disc
AUDIO SUBTITLE ANGLE DISPLAY MENU TOP MENU
Press A-B once at the start of the section you want to repeat, then again at the end. Playback immediately jumps back to the start point and plays the loop round and round. On a DVD or DVD-RW disc, the start and end points of the loop must be in the same title.
To resume normal playback, press CLEAR. You can also repeat a section of a disc just once by pressing 3 to mark the end point (instead of A-B). Looped play is cancelled if you switch camera angles on a DVD disc.
03 Advanced Features Making program lists
To delete the program list, stop playback (press 7), then press CLEAR. The program list is also erased when you remove the disc from the player. To delete a memorized DVD program list, load the DVD, press PROGRAM, then change the Program Memory option to Off. Press ENTER to confirm.
03 Advanced Features Using random play
Use the random play function to play titles/ chapters/tracks in a random order. Set playback to random when the disc is stopped or already playing. You cant use random play with DVD-RW discs or Video CDs playing in PBC mode.
To start random chapter play, press RANDOM, then ENTER. To start random title play, press RANDOM twice, then ENTER.
Press RANDOM to start random play. To stop the disc and cancel random playback, press 7. To cancel random playback without stopping playback, press CLEAR. The rest of the disc plays out.
Note During random play, the 4 and buttons function a little differently to normal: 4 returns to the beginning of the current track/ chapter. You can't go back further than this. selects another track/chapter at random from those remaining. You can't use random play together with program or repeat play.
03 Advanced Features Bookmarking a place on a disc
English If you watch only part of a DVD disc with the intention of picking up later where you left off, you can bookmark the place then resume playback at a later date without having to manually search for the right place. You can use this feature for up to five discs (after that the oldest bookmark is deleted to make space for a new one). You cant use bookmarking with DVD-RW discs. 1 At the point from which you want to resume playback next time, press LAST MEM. If you want to stop playback here, press 7. To resume playback, load the disc and press LAST MEM. (If the disc starts auto playback, stop it first.) To clear the bookmark for the disc loaded, press LAST MEM then CLEAR while Last Memory is displayed on-screen. Note Bookmarking also works with Video CD, but for one disc only, and you must leave the disc in the playerremoving the disc erases the memory. Last Memory may not work reliably with some Video CDs that feature PBC.
03 Advanced Features Memorizing disc settings
If you have a particular set of preferences for a disc, you can memorize them using the Condition Memory function. Once memorized, your settings will be recalled automatically whenever you load that disc. The player can store settings for 15 discs; after this, memorizing another replaces the oldest one stored. The settings memorized are: 1 On-screen display (page 41) Picture quality (page 42) Multi-angle (page 42) Audio language (page 45) Subtitle language (page 45) Parental lock level (page 48)
Press COND.MEM during playback to memorize settings. Condition Memory is displayed on-screen. To recall memorized settings, just load the disc. To clear memorized settings, load the disc and press CLEAR while Condition Memory is displayed on-screen.
03 Advanced Features Displaying disc information
English Various track, chapter and title information, as well as the video transmission rate for DVD discs, can be displayed on-screen while a disc is playing, or while its stopped. When you play a CD on the PDV-LC20, disc information is displayed all the time on the built-in LCD screen. You can find detailed explanations of all the displays on the following pages (depending on the disc, you may not see all the screens shown). 1 To show/switch the information displayed, press DISPLAY. When a disc is playing, the information appears at the top of the screen. Keep pressing DISPLAY to change the displayed information. When a disc is stopped, all title/chapter or track information for the disc loaded appears on-screen. Press DISPLAY again to exit the screen.
Note You can choose to display disc information permanently on-screen from the Other screen of the Setup menu. See page 50 for more.
Displays when playing
current title/chapter number elapsed time of current title Play Title 329 51.06 / 49.58 101.04 remaining total time of current title
current track number/ total number of tracks Play All
Video CD's total elapsed time
3/12 10.53 59.26 / 70.19 Video CD's total time
remaining time of current title
current title/chapter number elapsed time of current title Play Chapter 332 0.21 / 54.53 1.51 elapsed total time of current chapter
Video CD's remaining time
current track number Play Track 3 3.56/ Video CD's total elapsed time 10.53 5.23 total time of current tracks
elapsed time of current chapter
Play Chapter 332 1.30 /
elapsed time of current track
current title/chapter number elapsed time of current title current track number 54.53 1.51 Play Track 3 1.27/
Video CD's total elapsed time 10.53 5.23
remaining time of current chapter remaining total time of current chapter
remaining time of current track total time of current tracks
current title/chapter number elapsed time of current title Play Tr. Rate: 332 54.53 6.3 transmission rate level
transmission rate level meter
current track number Play Track 3 3.29/
elapsed time of current track 0.03 3.32
remaining time of current track remaining total time of current tracks
current track number Play All 1/10 66.20 /
current total time of tracks 1.13 66.32 CD's total time
CD's remaining time
Displays when stopped
Some multi-lingual discs have disc menus in several languages. This setting specifies in which language the disc menus should appear. Leave on the default setting for menus to appear in the same language as your subtitle preferencesee page 45. The DVD format recognizes 136 different languages. Choose Other if you want to specify a language other than those listed, then follow the on-screen display to select a language. You may also want to refer to the Language code list on page 73.
AudioVideo Language General Other OSD Language English Audio Language English Subtitle Language English Auto Language On DVD Language On Subtitle Display Off Subtitle Off Assist Subtitle Move
Default Setting: Selected Subtitle
AudioVideo Language General Other OSD Language English Audio Language English Subtitle Language English Auto Language On DVD Language w/Subtitle Language Subtitle Display With Audio Subtitle Off Selected Subtitle
Set to On, the player displays subtitles according to the Subtitle Language and Auto Language settings above. Set to Off to switch subtitles off altogether (although see Subtitle Off on this page for special cases). Set to Assist Subtitle to have the player display the extra assistive subtitles recorded on to some DVD discs.
Some discs display subtitles even if the Subtitle Display setting (this page) is set to off. In this case, you can either have the subtitles displayed in the same language as your preferred audio language (With Audio), or in your preferred subtitle language (Selected Subtitle). If the Audio Language and Subtitle Language settings are the same then both of these choices will give the same result.
04 The Setup Menu Miscellaneous settings
Default level: 8 Default password: none
AudioVideo Language General Other Setup Menu Mode Basic Setup Navigator Standard Parental Lock Level Change Password Change i Setup viewing restrictions Move
Changing the parental lock level
AudioVideo Language General Other Change OSD Off Change Audio Track Search
Move + /
This setting lets you jump to another title on a DVD disc directly without using the remote. Use the cursor (5 and ) buttons to select a title number.
This setting lets you jump to another track on a CD or Video CD disc directly without using the remote. Use the cursor (5 and ) buttons to select a track number.
AudioVideo Language General Other Change OSD Off Change Audio 1: English Change Subtitle 1: English Change Angle 2(/3) Title Search Chapter Search 1/23 Move +/ ENTER Select SETUP Exit
AudioVideo Language General Other Change OSD Off Change Audio Stereo Playback Control 1/99
This setting lets you jump to another chapter on a DVD disc directly without using the remote. Use the cursor (5 and ) buttons to select a chapter number.
This lets you select a numbered option from a PBC Video CD menu without using the remote. Use the cursor (5 and ) buttons to select a number.
04 The Setup Menu Resetting all the player settings
This returns the player to its factory settings. All saved settings, such as Last Memory, Program Memory, Condition Memory, Parental Lock password and so on, are erased when you do this.
Switch the power off. Hold down 8 on the front panel and press ON (3) until the power comes on.
05 Connections Listening through an external AV amplifier
English In order to enjoy surround sound from DVD discs, you'll need to connect this unit to an AV amplifier using an optical (TOSLINK) fiber cable (supplied with PDV-LC20 European model). After connecting up, make sure that you set up the audio output correctly from the setup menusee pages 43, 44. Note that when an optical fiber cable is connected the CD anti-shock system does not work. Take care not to jolt the player to prevent it from skipping. Before making or changing the connections, switch off the power and disconnect the power cord from the AC outlet.
Remove protective cover before use
Optical digital input
Optical fiber cable (TOSLINK to miniplug)
Tips for using the digital output
You can also use the digital output to hook up this player to a digital recorder (MD, CD-R, DAT, etc.), or two channel amplifier with an optical digital input. In this case, make sure that you set up the audio output so that only PCM audio is output.
05 Connections Connecting to a TV using the S-Video cable
If your TV has an S-Video input, you can use the supplied S-Video cable to connect it to this player. This may give a better picture than using the supplied AV cable.
Supplied S-Video cable Black ringed plug
S-Video input Audio inputs
AUDIO IN R L
05 Connections Watching an external video source (PDV-LC20 only)
English Optical digital output A jack that outputs digital audio in the form of light pulses. Connect components with optical digital jacks using a special optical cord, available from good audio dealers. PCM (Pulse Code Modulation) The most common system of encoding digital audio, found on CDs and DAT. Excellent quality, but requires a lot of data compared to formats such as Dolby Digital and MPEG audio. For compatibility with digital audio recorders (CD, MD and DAT) and AV amplifiers with digital inputs, this unit can convert Dolby Digital and MPEG audio to PCM. See also Digital audio. PBC (PlayBack Control) (Video CD only) A system of navigating a Video CD through on-screen menus recorded onto the disc. Especially good for discs that you would normally not watch from beginning to end all at oncekaraoke discs, for example. Regions (DVD only) These associate discs and players with particular areas of the world. This system will only play discs that have compatible region codes. You can find the region code of your system by looking on the rear panel. Some discs are compatible with more than one region (or all regions). Sampling frequency The rate at which sound is measured to be turned into digital audio data. The higher the rate, the better the sound quality, but the more digital information is generated. Standard CD audio has a sampling frequency of 44.1kHz, which means 44,100 samples (measurements) per second. See also Digital audio. Title (DVD only) A collection of chapters on a DVD disc. See also Chapter.
07 Additional Information Troubleshooting
If there is a problem that persists after checking the points below, contact the store where you bought the player. Power does not turn on \AC adapter not connected properly (page 13) \Battery is not charged (page 71). Disc will not play \Disc is damaged or dirty (page 65). \Disc is not properly loaded (page 14). \Incompatible region number (page 67). \Condensation inside the player (page 63). \Incompatible disc format (page 9). \Disc is loaded upside-down (page 14). \PDV-LC20 only: the player is set to AV input (page 55). mark appears on screen \The operation is prohibited by the disc. mark appears on screen \The operation is prohibited by the player. mark appears on screen \This setting will take effect when you next load a DVD disc. Settings made when a disc was playing do not take effect \Some settings do not take effect until the disc is stopped then started again (note that the resume feature may not work, depending on the setting(s) changed.) Settings have been erased \If power is cut or the player is unplugged while a disc is playing, any settings made while the current disc was playing will be lost. Always switch off the player using the OFF (7) button, or button on the remote. Noisy picture when a DVD is recorded on a VCR or played via a VCR \Some discs are copy-protected. Such discs will not play properly when played via a VCR or when recorded on a VCR. Player cannot be operated with the remote control unit \Remote control is outside its operating range (page 11). \Battery in the remote control battery is exhausted (page 62). TV or other device operates erroneously \This players remote may interfere with other remote controlled devices.
No sound or distorted sound from built-in speakers (PDV-LC20 only) \Disc is damaged or dirty (page 65). \Disc is paused or in slow motion play (pages 15, 19). \Volume control is set to minimum. \Headphones are plugged in. \Optical fiber cable is connected. \LCD screen is closed. DVDs and CDs play at different volumes \This is normal. No sound or distorted sound when connected to a TV, AV amplifier, etc. \For some discs, 96 kHz digital output of linear PCM audio signals is prohibited. \Connection cables are not securely plugged in or not connected (pages 12, 53-55). \Connection plugs or jacks are dirty. \DTS audio digital output is connected to a non-compatible AV amplifier, etc. No picture from the LCD screen (PDV-LC20 only) \Monitor is set to OFF (page 60). \The player is set to AV input (page 55). Note The player may stop operating properly due to static electricity or other external influences. In this case, unplugging the power cord then plugging it back in will usually resolve the problem. If not, consult your nearest Pioneer service center. LCD screen (PDV-LC20 only) With LCD screens, a few picture elements may be black or shine a particular color. This is normal. Power automatically turns off \When using the battery, if a disc is paused for more than 5 minutes, the player automatically stops. If the disc is stopped for more than 5 minutes, the player automatically goes into standby to conserve power. Player gets hot \This is normal. English
07 Additional Information Screen sizes and disc formats
The table below shows the effect of various TV Screen settings on the different kinds of disc available. When viewing a standard size TV or monitor
Screen format of disc Setting
4:3 (Letter Box)
The program is shown in widescreen with black bars at the top and bottom of the screen. The sides of the program are cropped so that the picture fills the whole screen: set to either 4:3 (Letter Box). The program appears squashed: set to either 4:3 (Letter Box) or 4:3 (Pan & Scan).
4:3 (Pan & Scan) 16:9
4:3 (Letter Box) 4:3 (Pan & Scan) 16:9 (Wide)
The program is presented correctly, regardless of the setting.
When viewing a wide screen TV or monitor
Screen format of disc Setting Appearance
The program is shown in widescreen with black bars at the either side of the screen. 16:9 (Wide) The program appears stretched. Your TV will determine how the picture is presentedcheck the manual that came with the TV for details.
07 Additional Information Using the player with a battery pack
This player can be used with either the PDV-BT20 battery pack (supplied with PDVLC20), or the PDV-BT25 high-capacity battery pack (optional). Please read the operating instructions that come with your battery pack. 1
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POTABLE DVD PLAYER
PDV-20 PDV-BT20 PDV-BT25
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THIS MANUAL IS APPLICABLE TO THE FOLLOWING MODEL(S) AND TYPE(S).
Model PDV-LC20 PDV-20
AC120V Adapter or Battery pack AC100V-240V Adapter or Battery pack AC100V-240V Adapter or Battery pack
This service manual should be used together with the following manual (s) :
Model No. Order No.
Confirmation / adjustment of a LCD monitor part.
Option Battery pack (PDV-BT20 / PDV-BT25) (PDV-BT20 is supplied with PDV-LC20)
1. SAFETY INFORMATION.. 2 2. EXPLODED VIEWS AND PARTS LIST.. 4 3. BLOCK DIAGRAM AND SCHEMATIC DIAGRAM. 10 4. PCB CONNECTION DIAGRAM.. 30 5. PCB PARTS LIST.. 35 6. ADJUSTMENT... 39
* These exchange a product in service. 7. GENERAL INFORMATION.. 7.1 DIAGNOSIS.. 7.1.1 DISASSEMBLY. 7.1.2 TROUBLE SHOOTING. 7.2 IC... 8. PANEL FACILITIES AND SPECIFICATIONS. 44 55
PIONEER CORPORATION 4-1, Meguro 1-chome, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 153-8654, Japan
PIONEER ELECTRONICS SERVICE, INC. P.O. Box 1760, Long Beach, CA 90801-1760, U.S.A. PIONEER EUROPE NV Haven 1087, Keetberglaan 1, 9120 Melsele, Belgium PIONEER ELECTRONICS ASIACENTRE PTE. LTD. 253 Alexandra Road, #04-01, Singapore 159936
c PIONEER CORPORATION 2000
T IZE SEPT. 2000 Printed in Japan
The AEL(accessible emission level) of the laser power output is less than CLASS 1 but the lasear component is capable of emitting radiation exceeding the limit for CLASS 1. A specially instructed person should do servicing operation of the apparatus.
CAUTION : LASER RADIATION WHEN OPEN, AVOID LONG-TERM VIEWING OF DIRECT LASER RADIATION. CAUTION : USE OF CONTROLS OR ADJUSTMENTS OR PERFORMANCE OF PROCEDURES OTHER THAN THOSE SPECIFIED HEREIN MAY RESULT IN HAZARDOUS RADIATION EXPOSURE. CAUTION : TO PREVENT RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK AND LASER EXPOSURE, DISCONNECT THE AC ADAPTER OR THE BATTERY BEFORE REMOVE SCREWS. LASER DIODE CHARACTERISTICS FOR DVD : MAXIMUM OUTPUT POWER : 3.2 mW WAVELENGTH : 650 nm FOR CD : MAXIMUM OUTPUT POWER : 3.3 mW WAVELENGTH : 780 nm
ZU/CA Type Only
LASER RADIATION WHEN OPEN, AVOID LONG-TERM VIEWING OF DIRECT LASER RADIATION.
< VRW1815 >
VRW1815 ZY Type Only
Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replaced only with the same or equivalent type recommended by the manufacture. Discord used batteries according to the manufacture's instructions.
Additional Laser Caution
1. Laser Interlock Mechanism If the switches to detect door-open state (S603, S605: DISC OPEN DET) are open, the laser interlock mechanism operates and shuts down the power source (Q100) to the laser diode drive circuit. The system microcomputer detects this condition and does not issue the Laser On command. If Q100 is defective, accompanying a short-circuit between the emitter and the collector, the system microcomputer judges this status as the door-open state, and it does not issue the Laser On command as long as Q611 is not defective, even if S603 and S605 are open. Therefore, the laser does not light unless S603 and S605 are intentionally short-circuited in door-open state. To light the laser in Test mode, short-circuit S603 and S605. Hold S603 and S605 in the depressed position from the top, as they are push switch. 2. NEVER directly look at the objective lens from a short distance when lighting the laser by short-circuiting S603 and S605 in dooropen state.
ZY and ZL Types Only
CAUTION : VORSICHT :
VISIBLE AND INVISIBLE LASER RADIATION WHEN OPEN. AVOID EXPOSURE TO BEAM. SICHTBARE UND UNSICHTBARE LASERSTRAHLUNG, WENN ABDECKUNG GEFFNET NICHT DEM STRAHL AUSSETZEN!
SYNLIG OG USYNLIG LASERSTRLING VED BNING UNDG ADVARSEL : UDSTTELSE FOR STRLING.
VARNING : VARO! :
SYNLIG OCH OSYNLIG LASERSTRLNING NR DENNA DEL R PPNAD BETRAKTA EJ STRLEN. AVATTAESSA ALTISTUT NKYV JA NKYMTTMLLE LASERSATEIL YLLE. L KATSO STEESEN. VRW1860
VRW1860 ZU/CA Type Only
CERTIFICATION THIS PRODUCT COMPLIES WITH DHHS RULES 21CFR, SUBCHAPTER J, PART 1040 AT DATE OF MANUFACTURE.
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. Cet appareil numerique de la classe B est comforme a la norme NMB-003 du Canada.
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.
2. EXPLODED VIEWS AND PARTS LIST
NOTES: Therefore, when replacing, be sure to use parts of identical designation.
Parts marked by "NSP" are generally unavailable because they are not in our Master Spare Parts List. The mark found on some component parts indicates the importance of the safety factor of the part.
PDV-20/ZL Only ZY Type Only 21 11, 29 7
30 PDV-20 Only
PDV-LC20 Only 6
11, 14, 22-27 PDV-20/ZY Only
7 11, 14 (PDV-LC20/ZU/CA) 11, 29 (PDV-LC20/ZL) PDV-LC20/ZU/CA and PDV-LC20/ZL Only
28 11, 14, 22-27
3.2 MAIN SECTION
PDV-LC20 Only 8
19 PDV-20 Only 30 29
20 or 21
PDV-LC20 Only 32 ZU/CA Type Only Refer to "2.3 LCD MONITOR SECTION". 27 Except 33 ZU/CA Type ZU/CA Type Only 13 PDV-LC20 Only 2
34 ZY Type Only
31 (ZU/CA Type) or 36 (ZY and ZL Types)
3.3 LCD MONITOR SECTION (PDV-LC20 ONLY)
to PDVDM Assy CN401
Note for Assembly
3. BLOCK DIAGRAM AND SCHEMATIC DIAGRAMA
3.1 BLOCKM DIAGRAM
TRAVERSE MECHANISM ASSY
A PDVDM ASSY
RF B1-B4 RFI PDRF B1-B4 6-9
27M 16M 27M 4 57-60 SD0-SD7 63-SREQ XSACK CDDATA 78,80-84 86,87 91
IC101 LA9701M RF IC
PH BH FE
IC610 PE5108A DVD Decoder BY Chip
IC801 (V/CB) MB86373B 45 AV-1 (Y) AV Decoder
V_HOUT Y_HOUT C_HOUT
Q861 (2/2) Q871 (2/2)
(35P) B1-B4 11,12 19,20
46 DSPRF EFM IN TE
T_RTN T_DRV F_DRV F_RTN SLED MOTOR + SLDR_F SLDR_R 31 T_RTN T_DRV F_DRV F_RTN SLDR_F SLDR_R SPDO
IC351 BA5929FP FTS Driver
10 TDO FDO 48
IC608 GM71VS17803CLT-6 16M DRAM
IC802 HY57V161610DTC-8 16M SDRAM
ADDRESS, DATA BUS
IC201 LC78652W Servo DSP
SPDO 14 DSPCLK (16M)
IC604 TC55V1001AF8 1M SRAM IC603 TC74VHCT541AFT 3V5V Level Shift
DTR TXD DTR1 TXD1
IC606 PD6365A 8M Flash ROM
DSPCLK DACCLK (16M) (33/16M) 27M 16M 33/16M 1
IC901 CY2081SL-638 Clock Generator
IC602 PD3410A SH1 ASIC
Flash Memory Download
IC605 TC7WH125FU 5V3V Level Shift IR601 REMOTE SENSOR
PAL, UD/RL, ZOOM, WIDE, D_MODE, LOW_PW, LCD_ON
IR 34 42
B PDVDS ASSY
: RF SIGNAL ROUTE
(TV) (V/CB) (Y)
: TV SIGNAL ROUTE : V/CB SIGNAL ROUTE : Y SIGNAL ROUTE : C SIGNAL ROUTE : AUDIO SIGNAL ROUTE
IC2001 PE5191A -Control IC
V2001 VAW1059 LCD
IC852 TK15402M Video Amp.
(V/CB) Q851 (1/2) (Y) (C)
IC853 TK15416M Video Drive
(V/CB) (V/CB) (V/CB)
(V/CB) (Y) (C)
VOUT YOUT 12 COUT 7
JA850 VIDEO IN/OUT
(Y) (C) (V)
F801 Q871 (1/2) Video Filter
JA401 AUDIO IN/OUT OPTICAL
IC403 (3/3) 12
14 L H 13
IC406 (1/2) NJM2100V
IC404 PE8001A DAC IC
IC402 (1/2) NJU7082BV
IC403 : TC74HC4053AFT
JA402 PHONES 1
VOUTL 13 VOUTR
IC407 (1/2) R475 NJU7082BV
VREF 3 1
JA403 PHONES 2
L H 15 2
IC408 LM4863MT HP & SP Amp.
Y IN VIDEO
TFT COLOR MINITOR
3.2 OVERALL WIRING DIAGRAM
A PDV-LC20 ONLY
ZU/CA : AC120V ZY, ZL : AC100-240V
AC ADAPTER ZU/CA, ZY : VWX1228 ZL : VWX1229
TRAVERSE MECHANISM ASSY (VXX2658)
SPINDLE MOTOR ASSY CN120
VIDEO IN/OUT /S VIDEO OUT
AUDIO IN/OUT /OPTICAL OUT
ZY, ZL ONLY
Note : When ordering service parts, be sure to refer to "EXPLODED VIEWS and PARTS LIST" or "PCB PARTS LIST".
PDV-LC20 ONLY LCD PANEL (For SERVICE) (VXX2737) A
LCD INVERTER (For SERVICE) (VXX2739)
LCD MAIN (For SERVICE) (ZU/CA : VXX2738) (ZY, ZL : VXX2748)
DOWNLOAD CONNECTOR PDV-LC20 ONLY
PHONES 2 PDV-LC20 ONLY
A A 1/6- A 6/6
PDVDM ASSY (PDV-LC20/ZU/CA : VWS1456) (PDV-LC20/ZY, ZL : VWS1457) (PDV-20/ZY, ZL : VWS1461)
BATTERY DC IN REMOTE RECEIVER UNIT
PDVDS ASSY (PDV-LC20/ZU/CA : VWG2254) (PDV-LC20/ZY : VWG2255) (PDV-LC20/ZL : VWG2256) (PDV-20/ZY : VWG2259) (PDV-20/ZL : VWG2260)
3.3 PDVDM ASSY (1/6)
A 1/6 PDVDM ASSY
(PDV-LC20/ZU/CA : VWS1456) (PDV-LC20/ZY, ZL : VWS1457) (PDV-20/ZY, ZL : VWS1461)
A 3/6 A 2/6
HN1C01FU Q114 2SC4081
(F) (F) (T) (T)
A 2/6 A 2/6
(S) (F) (S)
(F) (T) (S)
: RF SIGNAL ROUTE : ROM DATA SIGNAL ROUTE : FOCUS SERVO LOOP LINE : TRACKING SERVO LOOP LINE : SLIDER SERVO LOOP LINE
PDV-LC20, PDV-20 3.4 PDVDM ASSY (2/6)
A 2/6 PDVDM ASSY
A 5/6 A 6/6 A 5/6
REMOTE RECEIVER UNIT
A 5/6 A 4/6 A 5/6 A 4/6 A 1/6 A 1/6
A 1/6 A 5/6
A 1/6 A 1/6
3.5 PDVDM ASSY (3/6)
: ROM DATA SIGNAL ROUTE
PDV-LC20, PDV-20 3.6 PDVDM ASSY (4/6)
A 4/6 PDVDM ASSY
(C) (V/CB) (Y)
: V/CB SIGNAL ROUTE : Y SIGNAL ROUTE : C SIGNAL ROUTE : AUDIO SIGNAL ROUTE
CLOCK GEN. BLOCK
A 3/6 A 1/6
3.6 PDVDM ASSY (5/6)
Q858 DTC124EUA Q419 2SD2114K
(Y) (C) (V/CB)
(V/CB) (V/CB) (V/CB) (Y)
VIDEO IN/OUT (/S VIDEO OUT)
PDV-LC20 ONLY (Y)
A 2/6, 6/6
AUDIO IN/OUT (/OPTICAL)
(Y) (C) (Y) (C)
A 2/6 A 3/6
A 2/6, 6/6 A 3/6
Q381 2SC4081 100/6.3 VCH1216
: VIDEO SIGNAL ROUTE
22 Q384 2SC4081
Q404 DTC124EUA 22
22 1/2 2/2
3.7 PDVDM ASSY (6/6)
A 6/6 PDVDM ASSY
BATTERY DC IN PDV-LC20 ONLY CN11
PDV-LC20 ONLY B DC IN 9.8V
A 2/6, 5/6
NOTE FOR FUSE REPLACEMENT CAUTION - FOR CONTINUED PROTECTION AGAINST RISK OF FIRE. REPLACE WITH SAME TYPE AND RATINGS ONLY.
: The power supply is shown with the marked box.
3.8 PDVDS ASSY
D2023 UDZS6.2B D2022 UDZS6.2B ZU/CA : 33k ZU/CA : 5.6k ZY : 12k ZY : 15k ZL : 68k ZL : 27k
D PDV-20 ONLY
A 2/6 CN602
C ZY, ZL ONLY ZU/CA ONLY S2001 : 3 S2002 : 7 S2003 : 8 S2004 : S2005 : 41 S2006 : RETURN S2007 : SETUP S2008 : TOP MENU S2009 : CURSOL (5) S2010 : CURSOL () PDV-LC20 S2011 : CURSOL (2) ONLY S2012 : CURSOL (3) S2013 : ENTER S2014 : FUNCTION S2015 : MENU D
7. GENERAL INFORMATION
Traverse Mechanism Assy
Open the LCD Monitor section
Turn the LD Short SW to short position LD Short SW Open Pickup Flexible Cable Short
CN2 Mechanism Side
Note : In assembling, style the fold part of flexible cable to the upper side of the PDVDM Assy. Be careful so that the fold part does not get on the Traverse Board in the case.
LCD Monitor Section
Traverse Mechanism Assy 11
Stopper Spring Open Knob 1 1
Rear Cover PDVDS Assy
1 IR Filter LED Lens 1
Note 1 : Remove 1 marked parts before hand because it may be lost. (There is not influence in the Disassembly)
Diagnosis the Traverse Mechanism Assy
Traverse Mechanism Assy Flexible Cable (for Service) (VXX2658)
LCD Monitor Section (PDV-LC20 Only) Hold the Door Switch with Tape, and keep on with the ON state.
ZU/CA Type : 1 switch ZY, ZL Types : 2 switches
Fix the Flexible cable with Tape so that it does not touch the disc.
LCD Monitor Section (PDV-LC 20 Only)
LCD Cover and LCD Holder hold it with the hook, and be easy to put scratch when they remove it. Therefore remove it by nails of a finger not to put scratch when removing it.
LCD Cover Speaker
Insulation Sheet LCD Inverter Do not touch it during electricity for high voltage unit
LCD Panel 2 LCD Holder
Lock Spring LCD Locker 1 1
Cushion C 4
Note 1 : Remove 1 marked parts before hand because it may be lost. (There is not influence in the Disassembly) Note 2 : Be careful not to touch the screen surface of LCD by hand.
Diagnosis the LCD Monitor Section
LCD Panel LCD FFC 6P (for Service) (VXX2740)
Do not touch it during electricity for high voltage unit
LCD Main LCD Inverter
Confirmation / Adjustment of a LCD Monitor part After replacement of LCD Panel, if playbacks with the Test Disc and the General Disc and there is not a problem, adjustment is unnecessary. When feel that the picture is inferior, refer to the service manual "PDV-LC20 Confirmation / Adjustment of a LCD Monitor part (RRV2401)" and perform the confirmation and adjustment.
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