DVD VIDEO PLAYER
FILE NO. 810-200327
DOCUMENT CREATED IN JAPAN, Jul., 2003
OWNER'S MANUAL(SD-4900) ............................................................................................... 1-2
PRODUCT SAFETY SERVICING GUIDELINES FOR VIDEO PRODUCTS ........... 1-36
SERVICING PRECAUTIONS ................................................................................................ 1-37
· General Servicing Precautions
· Insulation Checking Prodedure
· Electrostatically Sensitive Devices
MODEL : SD-4900
Before connecting, operating or adjusting this product,
please read this instruction booklet carefully and completely.
This 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
WARNING: Do not install this equipment in a confined space
such as a bookcase or similar unit.
This Digital Video Disc Player employs a Laser System.
To ensure proper use of this product, please read this owner's
manual carefully and retain for future reference, should the unit
require maintenance, contact an authorized service location-
see service procedure.
Use of controls, adjustments or the performance of procedures
other than those specified herein may result in hazardous
To prevent direct exposure to laser beam, do not try to open
the enclosure. Visible laser radiation when open. DO NOT
STARE INTO BEAM.
CAUTION: The apparatus shall not be exposed to water,
dripping or splashing and that no objects filled with liquids,
such as vases, shall be placed on the apparatus.
FCC WARNING: This equipment may generate or use radio
frequency energy. Changes or modifications to this
equipment may cause harmful interference unless the modifi-
cations are expressly approved in the instruction manual. The
user could lose the authority to operate this equipment if an
unauthorized change or modification is made.
REGULATORY INFORMATION: FCC Part 15
This product 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 when the product is
operated in a residential installation. This product generates,
uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not
installed and used in accordance with the instruction manual,
may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur
in a particular installation. If this product does cause harmful
interference to radio or television reception, which can be
determined by turning the product 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 product and
Connect the product into an outlet on a circuit different
from that to which the receiver is connected.
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician
Notes on copyrights:
It is forbidden by law to copy, broadcast, show, broadcast
via cable, play in public, or rent copyright material without
This product is equipped with copy protection measures
developed by Macrovision. Copy protection signals are record-
ed on some discs. When recording these discs on a VCR,
picture noise will appear during playback.
This product incorporates copyright protection technology that
is protected by certain U.S. patent claims 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.
SERIAL NUMBER: The serial number is found on the back of
this unit. This number is unique to this unit and not available to
others. You should record requested information here and
retain this guide as a permanent record of your purchase.
Model No. ___________________________________
Serial No. ___________________________________
CAUTION: TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK, MATCH
WIDE BLADE OF PLUG TO WIDE SLOT, FULLY INSERT.
ATTENTION: POUR ÉVITER LES CHOC ÉLECTRIQUES,
INTRODUIRE LA LAME LA PLUS LARGE DE LA FICHE
DANS LA BORNE CORRESPONDANTE DE LA PRISE ET
POUSSER JUSQU'AU FOND.
WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELEC-
TRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS PRODUCT TO
RAIN OR MOISTURE.
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK
OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK)
NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE
REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
PLEASE READ AND OBSERVE ALL WARNINGS AND
INSTRUCTIONS IN THIS OWNER'S MANUAL AND THOSE
MARKED ON THE UNIT. RETAIN THIS BOOKLET FOR
This set has been designed and manufactured to assure personal safety.
Improper use can result in electric shock or fire hazard. The safeguards
incorporated in this unit will protect you if you observe the following proce-
dures for installation, use, and servicing.
This unit does not contain any parts that can be repaired by the user.
DO NOT REMOVE THE CABINET COVER, OR YOU MAY BE
EXPOSED TO DANGEROUS VOLTAGE. REFER SERVICING TO
QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL ONLY.
Read These Instructions
All safety and operating instructions should be read before the
product is operated.
Follow All Instructions
All operating and use instructions should be followed.
Keep These Instructions
The safety and operating instructions should be retained for future
Heed All Warnings
All warnings on the product and in the operating instructions should
be adhered to.
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 in your home, consult your product dealer or
local power company. For products intended to operate from bat-
tery power, or other sources, refer to the operating instructions.
Grounding or Polarization
Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized plug has two
blades with one wider than the other. A grounding-type plug has
two blades and a third grounding prong. The wide blade or the
prong are provided for your safety. If the provided plug does not fit
into your outlet, consult an electrician for replacement of the obso-
Slots and openings in the cabinet are provided for ventilation and to
ensure reliable operation of the product and to protect it from over-
heating. These openings must not be blocked or covered. The open-
ings 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 ventila-
tion is provided or the manufacturer's instructions have been adhered
Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat regis-
ters, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce
Water and Moisture
Do not use this apparatus near water. For example: near a bath
tub, wash bowl, kitchen sink, Laundry tub, in a wet basement; or
near a swimming pool.
Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use
liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners. Clean only with dry cloth.
11. Power-Cord Protection
Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly
at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit
from the apparatus.
Do not overload wall outlets, extension cords, or integral conve-
nience receptacles, this can result in a risk of fire or electric shock.
Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for
long periods of time. This will prevent damage to the product due to
lightning and power-line surges.
14. Object and Liquid Entry
Never push objects of any kind into this product through openings
as they may touch dangerous voltage points or short-out parts that
could result in a fire or electric shock. Never spill liquid of any kind
on the product.
Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer.
Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or
table specified by the manufacturer or sold with
the apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution
when moving the cart/apparatus combination to
avoid injury from tip-over.
17. Disc Tray
Keep your fingers well clear of the disc tray as it is closing. It can
cause personal injury.
Do not place a heavy object on or step on the product. The object
may fall, causing serious personal injury and serious damage to the
When you connect the product to other equipment, turn off the
power and unplug all of the equipment from the wall outlet. Failure
to do so may cause an electric shock and serious personal injury.
Read the owner's manual of the other equipment carefully and fol-
low the instructions when making any connections.
20. Sound Volume
Reduce the volume to the minimum level before you turn on the
product. Otherwise, sudden high volume sound may cause hearing
or speaker damage.
21. Sound Distortion
Do not allow the product to output distorted sound for a longtime. It
may cause speaker overheating and fire.
When you use the earphone, keep the volume at a moderate level.
If you use the earphone continuously with high volume sound, it
may cause hearing damage.
23. Laser Beam
Do not look into the opening of the disc tray or ventilation opening
of the product to see the source of the laser beam. It may cause
Do not use a cracked, deformed, or repaired disc. These discs are
easily broken and may cause serious personal injury and product
25. Damage Requiring Service
Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is
required when the apparatus has been damaged in any way, such
as power-supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or
objects have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has been
exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normal, or has been
Do not attempt to service this product yourself as opening or
removing the cover may expose you to dangerous voltage or other
hazards. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.
27. Replacement parts
When replacement parts are required, be sure the service techni-
cian has used replacement parts specified by the manufacturer or
have the same characteristics as the original part. Unauthorized
substitutions may result in fire, electric shock, or other hazards.
28. Safety Check
Upon completion of any service or repairs to this product, ask the
service technician to perform safety checks to determine that the
product is in proper operating condition.