FAQ - Digital versatile disk


GENERAL INFORMATION
Description : Philips Multi-standard DVD-Video player

. Plays new DVD-Video discs, plus Video CDs and Audio CDs
. Movies the way they were meant to be - on both wide-screen and
  regular TV screens
. Multi-standard (PAL/NTSC) video with studio-quality resolution
. Multi-standard (MPEG/Dolby Digital) audio decoder
. Digital Audio output for MPEG2 Digital Multichannel, Dolby Digital
  (AC-3) and PCM
. Analogue audio output for Dolby Pro Logic or stereo
. Advanced DVD-Video technology includes dual-lens optical pickup,
  10-bit video DAC, RGB component video output, cascade 4-stage FIR
  audio filter, ''Bitstream'' continuous calibration D/A converter
. Supports multi-angle camera shots, storyline variations, up to
  8 spoken languages, and up to 32 subtitle languages
. Advanced on-screen menus with choice of languages
. Full-feature remote control
. Perfect still pictures and variable speed control
. Unique Philips Parental control

COMPACT DISC PLAYER
Numerical Aperture : 0.60 DVD
                     0.45 VCD/CD
Wavelength         : 650 mm
DVD disc format    : Optical disc, 12 cm (8 cm)
Laser type         : Semiconductor AIGaAs
Playback system    : DVD Video, Video CD and CD

. Playing time 12 cm disc:
  One layer              2.13h*
  Dual layer             4.01h*
  Two side, single layer 4.26h*
  Two side, two layer    8.02h*
  *typical playing time for movie with 2 spoken languages and
   3 subtitle languages

AUDIO/SOUND
Crosstalk            : 116 dB (1 kHz)
Audio format         : Digital  MPEG/AC-3  Compressed Digital
                                PCM        16,20,24 bit
                                           49,96 kHz
Distortion and Noise : 98 dB (1 kHz)
Dynamic range        : 96 dB (1 kHz)
S/N ratio            : 100 dB (1 kHz)
Sound                : Analogue sound Stereo & Dolby Pro Logic
                       (VCD & downmix from multichannel)

. Audio performance:
  Signal:     Analogue
  DVD         Fs 97/48 kHz   4 Hz-22 kHz
  Video CD    Fs 44.1 kHz    4 Hz-20 kHz
  CD          Fs 44.1 kHz    4 Hz-20 kHz

VIDEO/PICTURE
Video output        : 1 Vpp into 75 Ohm
Video signal        : Digital
Signal handling     : Components
Digital compression : MPEG2 for DVD
                      MPEG1 for VCD
Resolution DVD      :        50Hz       60Hz
                      Hor.   720 pixels 720 pixels
                      Vert.  576 lines  480 lines
Resolution VCD      :        50Hz       60Hz
                      Hor.   352 pixels 352 pixels
                      Vert.  288 lines  240 lines
S-video output      : Y: 1 Vpp into 75 Ohm
                      C: 0.300 Vpp into 75 Ohm
                      Version dependent
RGB output          : 0.7 Vpp into 75 Ohm
                      Version dependent
TV standard         : Europe: PAL/50Hz, 625 lines, multistandard
                      USA   : NTSC/60Hz, 525 lines, PAL/NTSC

OPERATION/CONTROLS
. General functionality:
  Stop/play/pause
  Fast Forward/Backward (2-speed)
  Step Forward
  Slow (3-speed)
  Title/Track select
  Skip Next/Skip Previous
  Repeat (chapter/title/all) or (Track/all)
  A-B repeat
  Shuffle
  User friendly Setup menu

. DVD functionality:
  Multi-angle selection
  Audio selection (1 out of max. 8 languages)
  Subtitle selection (1 out of max. 32 languages)
  Aspect Ratio conversion (16:9, 4:3 letterbox, 4:3 Pan Scan)
  Parental control
  Disc menu support (title menu and root menu)
  Resume after stop/standby
  Screen saver (dim 75% after 15 min.)

. Video CD functionality:
  Playback control for VCD 2.0 discs
  Resume after stop/standby
  Screen saver (Dim 75% after 15 min.)

. Audio CD functionality
  Time display (total/track/remaining track time)
  Full audio functionality with remote control

CONNECTIONS
Video output     : Cinch
S-Video output   : min DIN, 4-p (version dependent)
DC output        : +5V, 50 mA (mini jack)
Scart            : Euroconnector (version dependent)
Audio L+R output : Cinch

MISCELLANEOUS
Weight             : 4 kg
Dimensions (WxHxD) : 435x70x305 mm
Power inlet        : 100-240V, 50/60 Hz
Power consumption  : 20W (standby <5W)

. Package contents:
  - DVD video player
  - Remote control + batteries
  - AC cable
  - User manual
  - Euroconnector cable (version dependent)
  - S-Video cable (version dependent)
  - Audio cable
  - Video cable





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