THIS DVD PLAYER IS MANUFACTURED FOR PLAYBACK
OF REGION 1 (USA, CANADA) ENCODED DVD
SOFTWARE. USE OF SOFTWARE NOT INTENDED FOR
REGION 1 PLAYBACK MAY RESULT IN UNDESIRABLE
Thank you for your purchase of the Onkyo DVD player.
Please read this manual thoroughly before making connections and turning on the power.
Following the instructions in this manual will enable you to obtain optimum performance and listening enjoyment from
your new DVD player.
Please retain this manual for future reference.
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN
OR MOISTURE. DANGEROUS HIGH VOLTAGES ARE PRESENT INSIDE THE ENCLOSURE. DO NOT OPEN THE
CABINET. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED PERSONNEL ONLY.
FOR CANADIAN MODEL:
POUR LE MODELE CANADIEN:
For models having a power cord with a polarized plug.
CAUTION: TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK, MATCH WIDE BLADE OF PLUG TO WIDE SLOT, FULLY INSERT.
· THIS DIGITAL APPARATUS DOES NOT EXCEED THE CLASS B LIMITS FOR RADIO NOISE EMISSION FROM DIGITAL
APPARATUS SET OUT IN THE RADIO INTERFERENCE REGULATIONS OF THE CANADIAN DEPARTMENT OF
Sur les modèles dont la fiche est polarisée.
ATTENTION: POUR ÉVITER LES CHOCS ÉLECTRIQUES, INTRODUIRE LA LAME LA PLUS LARGE DE LA FICHE DANS LA
BORNE CORRESPONDANTE DE LA PRISE ET POUSSER JUSQU'AU FOND.
· L'INTERFERENCE, RADIO ELECTRIQUE GENEREE PAR CET APPAREIL NUMERIQUE DE TYPE B NE DEPASSE PAS LES LIMITE
ENONCEES DANS LE REGLEMENT SUL LES PERTURBATIONS RADIO ELECTRIQUES, SECTION APPAREIL NUMERIQUE, DU
MINISTERE DES COMMUNICATIONS.
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.
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 product.
"TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK,
DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR
"TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT
REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE
PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
INVISIBLE LASER RADIATION WHEN OPEN AND INTERLOCK FAILED OR DEFEATED. AVOID DIRECT
EXPOSURE TO BEAM.
THIS PRODUCT UTILIZES A LASER. USE OF CONTROLS OR ADJUSTMENTS OR PERFORMANCE OF
PROCEDURES OTHER THAN THOSE SPECIFIED HEREIN MAY RESULT IN HAZARDOUS RADIATION
FOR U.S.A. MODEL:
1.This laser is covered by a housing which prevents exposure during operation or maintenance. However, this product
is classified as a Laser Product by CDRH (Center for Devices and Radiological Health) which is a department of the
Food and Drug Administration. According to their regulations 21 CFR section 1002.30, all manufactures who sell
Laser Products must maintain records of written communications between the manufacturer, dealers and customers
concerning radiation safety. If you have any complaints about instructions or explanations affecting the use of this
product, please feel free to write to the address on the back page of this manual. When you write us, please include
the model number and serial number of your DVD player.
2.In compliance with Federal Regulations, the certification, identification and the period of manufacture are indicated
on the real panel.
3.FCC INFORMATION FOR USER
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user's
authority to operate the equipment.
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, it 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.
Changes or modifications made to this equipment, not expressly approved by Onkyo, or parties authorized by
Onkyo, could void the user's warrantee of the equipment.
FOR CANADIAN MODEL:
(POUR LE MODELE CANADIEN)
· THIS DIGITAL APPARATUS DOES NOT EXCEED THE CLASS B LIMITS FOR RADIO NOISE EMISSION FROM
DIGITAL APPARATUS SET OUT IN THE RADIO INTERFERENCE REGULATIONS OF THE CANADIAN
DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATIONS.
· L'INTERFERENCE, RADIO ELECTRIQUE GENEREE PAR CET APPAREIL NUMERIQUE DE TYPE B NE
DEPASSE PAS LES LIMITES ENONCEES DANS LE REGLEMENT SUL LES PERTURBATIONS RADIO
ELECTRIQUES, SECTION APPAREIL NUMERIQUE, DU MINISTERE DES COMMUNICATIONS.
"CLASS 1 LASER
This label on the rear panel of the unit states that:
1.This unit is a CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT and employs a laser inside the cabinet.
2.To prevent the laser from being exposed, do not remove the cover. Refer servicing to
PORTABLE CART WARNING
12. 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,
especially wear plugs, convenience receptacles, and
the point where they exit from the appliance.
13. Cleaning The appliance should be cleaned only as
recommended by the manufacturer.
14. Nonuse Periods The power cord of the appliance
should be unplugged from the outlet when left unused
for a long period of time.
15. Object and Liquid Entry Care should be taken so
that objects do not fall and liquids are not spilled into
the enclosure through openings.
16. Damage Requiring Service The appliance should
be serviced by qualified service personnel when:
A. The power-supply cord or the plug has been
B. Objects have fallen, or liquid has been spilled into
the appliance; or
C. The appliance has been exposed to rain; or
D. The appliance does not appear to operate normally
or exhibits a marked change in performance; or
E. The appliance has been dropped, or the enclosure
17. Servicing The user should not attempt to service the
appliance beyond that described in the operating
instructions. All other servicing should be referred to
qualified service personnel.
1. Read Instructions All the safety and operating
instructions should be read before the appliance is
2. Retain Instructions The safety and operating
instructions should be retained for future reference.
3. Heed Warnings All warnings on the appliance and in
the operating instructions should be adhered to.
4. Follow Instructions All operating and use
instructions should be followed.
5. Water and Moisture The appliance should not be
used near water for example, near a bathtub,
washbowl, kitchen sink, laundry tub, in a wet
basement, or near a swimming pool, and the like.
6. Carts and Stands The appliance should be used
only with a cart or stand that is recommended by the
6A. An appliance and cart
combination should be
moved with care. Quick
stops, excessive force,
and uneven surfaces
may cause the appli-
ance and cart combi-
nation to overturn.
7. Wall or Ceiling Mounting The appliance should be
mounted to a wall or ceiling only as recommended by
8. Ventilation The appliance should be situated so that
its location or position does not interfere with its proper
ventilation. For example, the appliance should not be
situated on a bed, sofa, rug, or similar surface that may
block the ventilation openings; or if placed in a built-in
installation, such as a book case or cabinet that may
impede the flow of air through the ventilation openings,
there should be free space of at least 5 cm (2 in.) and
open up behind the appliance.
9. Heat The appliance should be situated away from
heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves,
or other appliances (including amplifiers) that produce
10. Power Sources The appliance should be connected
to a power supply only of the type described in the
operating instructions or as marked on the appliance.
11. Polarization If the appliance is provided with a
polarized plug having one blade wider than the other,
please read the following information: The polarization
of the plug is a safety feature. The polarized plug will
only fit the outlet one way. If the plug does not fit fully
into the outlet, try reversing it. If there is still trouble, the
user should seek the services of a qualified electrician.
Under no circumstances should the user attempt to
defeat the polarization of the plug.
Moisture condensation occurs during the
When you bring the DVD player directly from a cold place
to a warm place.
When you use the DVD player in a room where you just
turned on the heater, or a place where the cold wind from
the air conditioner directly hits the unit.
In summer, when you use the DVD player in a hot and
humid place just after you move the unit from an air
When you use the DVD player in a humid place.
Notes on Moisture Condensation
Moisture condensation damages the DVD player.
Please read the following carefully.
Moisture condensation occurs, for example, when you pour a
cold drink into a glass on a warm day. Drops of water form on
the outside of the glass. In the same way, moisture may
condense on the optical pick-up lens inside this unit, one of
the most crucial internal parts of the DVD player.
Do not use the DVD player when moisture
condensation may occur.
If you use the DVD player in such a situation, it may
damage discs and internal parts. Remove the disc, connect
the power cord of the DVD player to the wall outlet, turn on
the DVD player, and leave it for two or three hours. After
two or three hours, the DVD player will have warmed up
and evaporated any moisture. Keep the DVD player
connected to the wall outlet and moisture condensation will
Notes on Handling
When shipping the DVD player, the original shipping carton
and packing materials come in handy. For maximum
protection, repack the unit as it was originally packed at the
Do not use volatile liquids, such as insect spray, near the
DVD player. Do not leave rubber or plastic products in
contact with the DVD player for a long time. They will leave
marks on the finish.
The top and rear panels of the DVD player may become
warm after a long period of use. This is not a malfunction.
When the DVD player is not in use, be sure to remove the
disc and turn off the power.
If you do not use the DVD player for a long period, the unit
may not function properly in the future. Turn on and use the
DVD player occasionally.
Notes on Placement
When you place this DVD player near a TV, radio, or VCR,
the playback picture may become poor and the sound may
be distorted. In this case, place the DVD player away from
the TV, radio, or VCR.
Notes on Cleaning
Use a soft, dry cloth for cleaning.
For stubborn dirt, soak the cloth in a weak detergent
solution, wring well and wipe. Use a dry cloth to wipe it dry.
Do not use any type of solvent, such as thinner and
benzine, as they may damage the surface of the DVD
If you use a chemical saturated cloth to clean the unit,
follow that product's instructions.
To Obtain a Clear Picture
The DVD player is a high technology, precision device. If the
optical pick-up lens and disc drive parts are dirty or worn
down, the picture quality becomes poor. To obtain a clear
picture, we recommend regular inspection and maintenance
(cleaning or parts replacement) every 1,000 hours of use
depending on the operating environment. For details, contact
your nearest dealer.
Examples of moisture