On the bonnet of the unit.
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.
· This player is not suitable for commercial use.
CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR PURCHASE OF
THIS FINE PIONEER PRODUCT.
Pioneer is on the leading edge of DVD research for
consumer products and this unit incorporates the latest
We are sure you will be fully satisfied with the DVD
Thank you for your support.
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.
Features of This Player
Compatible with DVD, Video CD
and CD formats
DVD, Video CD and CD discs that display the logos
shown below can be played back on PIONEER DVD
players. For more information on discs compatible with
this player, refer to the table below.
The disc format logos shown above are found on disc
labels or on disc jackets.
· To prevent malfunction, do not use an 8 cm (3 in.)
adaptor (for CDs).
· Discs other than the ones indicated above cannot be
played on this unit.
· DVDs that have incompatible region numbers, DVD-
Audio, DVD-ROM, and CD-ROM cannot be played on
this unit. The region number of the player can be
found on the rear panel.
*1 Playing recordable CDs
· Note that this unit cannot record onto recordable
· This unit can play music-use CD-R and CD-RW
discs. However, depending on the condition of the
player and the disc, you may find that not all discs
will play successfully. (For example, if the disc is
scratched or dirty, or if the player's pickup lens is
Types of playable
discs and their marks
VIDEO CD single
Wide range of DVD viewing options
Multi-Angle (page 30)
You can view scenes from different camera angles when
watching movies or other media with multiple angle
Multiple Languages (page 31)
You can select the language on when watching movies
or other media that have multiple language and/or audio
soundtracks recorded on them.
Multi-Language Subtitles (page 33)
You can select a subtitle language or turn subtitles off
when watching movies or other media with subtitles
This mark indicates this may not be possible with certain discs.
This unit is designed to use less than 1 W of energy
when this player is in standby mode.
Compatible with a wide range of
DVD digital audio output formats
DVDs are recorded in one of four types of digital audio
formats (as of October 1998). The digital audio output
jacks of this player output Dolby Digital*2, DTS*3, MPEG,
and linear PCM digital bitstreams.
This player has a function that converts Dolby Digital and
MPEG audio formats into the linear PCM format. This
allows playback of DVDs recorded in Dolby Digital and
MPEG without the need for a decoder.
Easy setup and adjustment using
Press SETUP on the remote control to open the Setup
screen and you'll find setting up and adjusting the
system easy to do with on-screen menus conveniently
organized and arranged. Additionally, on-screen
information ( i ) appears to clarify the functions and
explain the options available. Below are just a few
Select the type of TV screen
you are using and the
preferred screen format
you'd like to use when
watching DVDs in the Video
menu (page 28).
*2 Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories.
"Dolby" and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby
Laboratories. Confidential unpublished works. © 1992-1997
Dolby Laboratories. All rights reserved.
*3 "DTS" is a trademark of Digital Theater Systems, Inc.
Picture Quality -
Select your display preference
Answer a few questions and
have all the necessary audio,
video, and on-screen
language adjustments set
automatically by the player
using the Setup Navigator
(pages 17, 18).
Auto Start Off
The on-screen information ( i ) only appears if you
choose [English] as the [OSD Language] (pages 18,
While using the Setup Navigator, no on-screen
information ( i ) is displayed.