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DIGIT AL HOME THEA TER SYSTEM HT -DM550 V I D E O COMPACT DIGITAL AUDIO COMPACT DIGITAL VIDEO Instruction Manual AH68-01 142R SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CANADA, INC. Bureau-chef 7037 Financial Drive, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L5N 6R3 TEL: 1-905-542-3535 www .
Precautions Safety W arnings 1 Ensure that the AC power supply in your house complies with the identification sticker located on the back of your player. Install your player horizontally, on a suitable base (furniture), with enough space around it for ventilation (3~4inches).
4 DVD (Digital V ersatile Disc) offers fantastic audio and video, thanks to Dolby Digital surround sound and MPEG-2 video compression technology . Now you can enjoy these realistic effects in the home, as if you were in a movie theater or concert hall.
6 5 Description Front Panel Display Remote Control Audio/Video Cable User's Manual FM Antenna AM Antenna Accessories Volume control Play/Pause ( ) button Stop ( ) button Power ( ) button Headphone Jack Open/Close button Disc Tray Function button Rear Panel 5.
Remote Control Unit 7 8 DVD POWER button DSP/DPL II Mode button DSP/DPL II Effect button Number(0~9) buttons Slow button Angle button Repeat button Zoom button P.Scan button Repeat A ↔ B button Go To button TV Power button TV/VIDEO button TV Channel Selection button TV Volume Control button Vol um e TV Channel TV/VIDEO DVD button TUNER button AUX button Open/Close button Title button Menu button Audio MO/ST (mono/stereo) button Subtitle button Display button Return button Mute button Clear button Volume Control buttons Speaker output volume control Play/Pause button Stop button Tuning Preset/CD Skip button Tuning Up/Down/CD Search button Sleep button Direction/Enter button Step button Setup/P.
9 Connecting the Speakers Connect V ideo to TV • Connect the satellite speakers, center speaker, and subwoofer to the terminals on the rear panel using speaker cords supplied. • Connect the red cord to the red (+) terminal and the black cord to the black (-) terminal.
12 FM antenna connection 1. Connect the FM antenna supplied to the FM 75 COAXIAL terminal as temporary measure. 2. Slowly move the antenna wire around until you find a location where reception is good, then fasten it to a wall or other rigid surface.
13 14 The AC Cord must be plugged into an appropriate socket. Before plugging your system into an AC outlet, you must check the voltage. 1. Plug the AC Cord on the rear of the system into an appropriate outlet. 2. Press the On/Standby button to switch your DVD Player system on.
• The “ WAIT ” message that appears on the display for about 4~5 seconds when turning on the power or selecting a DVD function indicates a stabilization period for optimizing the condition of your DVD player. While the message is being displayed, other buttons remain inactive.
18 DVD Playback 17 Press the Display button on the remote. Depending on the disc, the initial disc information screen may look different from disc to disc. If the player is left for more than 3 minutes in pause mode, it will stop. The On-Screen Display disappears.
MP3-CD Playback 19 This system has a built-in MP3 decoder. You can play back MP3 tracks (files)recorded on CD-Rs, CD-RWs, and CD-ROMs. • It is recommended you turn on your TV when playing back an MP3-CD. Starting Playback Press the Open/Close ( ) button to load a disc.
Slow Playback/Checking the Remaining T ime 22 Forward/Reverse Searching 21 Playing Slowly Multi-Speed Playback SLOW 1/2 SLOW 1/4 PLA Y X 2 X 4 X 8 PLA Y X 2 X 4 X 8 PLA Y Each time the button is pressed Each time the button is pressed Skipping through a Chapter SEARCH SEARCH • Each time the button is pressed during playback, it moves to the next or previous chapter and plays it.
Using Disc Menu/T itle 24 Repeat Playback 23 Playing Repeatedly Each time the Repeat button is pressed Repeat playback allows you to repeat a chapter, title, or track. A ↔ B Repeat Playback Press the Repeat A< – >B button again. 1 2 Repeat A B Repeat T itle Press the Repeat button.
• Depending on the disc, DTS or DIGITAL PRO LOGIC can be selected. 25 Selecting the Audio Language/Subtitle Language Selecting the Audio Language V I D E O OFF 1/1 ENG ENG SPA FRE 1/3 2/3 3/3 • Depending on the number of languages recorded on a DVD disc, a different audio language (ENGLISH, SPANISH, FRENCH, etc.
28 Program Playback 27 T o Program T racks in a particular order T o Leave the Programming Mode PROGRAM MENU SELECT : ENTER TITLE CHAPT PREVIOUS NEXT TITLE CHAPT 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1 PLA Y : FINISH : PROGRAM TITLE CHAPT PREVIOUS NEXT TITLE CHAPT 2 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1 PROGRAM MENU SELECT : ENTER FINISH : PROGRAM PLA Y : TITLE CHAPT PREVIOUS NEXT TITLE CHAPT 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1 2 1 PROGRAM MENU SELECT : ENTER FINISH : PROGRAM PLA Y : TITLE CHAPT PREVIOUS NEXT TITLE CHAPT 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1 1 2 2 PROGRAM MENU SELECT : ENTER FINISH : PROGRAM PLA Y : TITLE CHAPT PREVIOUS NEXT TITLE CHAPT 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1 2 1 2 1 7 1 3 2 4 2 1 4 2 6 4 3 5 5 2 1 PROGRAM MENU SELECT : ENTER FINISH : PROGRAM PLA Y : Press the Program button.
29 Setting up the Language Features Using the DVD player's Setup function, you can customize the Menu Language, Subtitle Language, and Disc Menu Language. T o set up the language feature 12 ENGLISH CHINESE CHINESE CHINESE OSD LANGUAGE SYSTEM AUDIO SUBTITLE MENU LANGUAGE LANGUA GES : Move Setup : Exit AUDIO SUBTITLE OSD LANGUAGE MENU LANGUAGE AUDIO SUBTITLE OSD LANGUAGE MENU LANGUAGE : Move Setup : Exit ENGLISH CHINESE CHINESE CHI NESE SYSTEM LANGUA GES MENU LANGUAGE : Move Setup : Exit ENGLISH CHINESE CHINESE OSD LANGUAGE SYSTEM AUDIO SUBTITLE LANGUA GES ENGLISH CHINESE FRENCH GERMAN JAP ANESE MENU LANGUAGE : Move Setup : Exit ENGLISH ENGLISH CHINESE CHINESE OSD LANGUAGE SYSTEM AUDIO SUBTITLE LANGUA GES (PLAYER MENU LANGUAGE) (AUDIO LANGUAGE) (SUBTITLE LANGUAGE) (DISC MENU LANGUAGE) If the Setup/P.
4:3 LB OFF RA TING LEVEL OUTPUT DIGIT AL TV SCREEN 4:3 PS 16:9 4:3 LB : Move Setup : Exit LANGUAGES SYSTEM 32 4:3 LB OFF BITSTREAM OUTPUT DIGITAL TV SCREEN RATING LEVEL : Move Setup : Exit LANGUAGES SYSTEM The Rating Level function works in conjunction with DVDs which have been assigned a rating, to help control the types of DVDs that your family watches.
Speaker Setup 33 34 Ideal Speaker Placement Front Speakers Center Speaker Rear Speakers Subwoofer Speaker Set the front speakers so that their tweeters (high-range) are aligned at about ear level and at a horizontal angle of 45 ° to the prime listening position.
36 35 T o set up Speaker Balance T o set up Speaker Balance LCR LS LFE SR S D I G I T A L LCR LS LFE SR S D I G I T A L LCR LS LFE SR S D I G I T A L LCR LS LFE SR S D I G I T A L LCR LS LFE SR S D I G I T A L 1 Use the Left/Right ( / ) button to raise or lower the output level of the chosen speaker(s).
38 37 Dolby Pro Logic II Effect Function Effect • When playing a DVD encoded in two or more channels, DOLBY PRO LOGIC II mode cannot be selected. • Panorama Mode This mode extends the front stereo image to include the surround speakers for an exciting “ wraparound ” effect with side wall imaging.
DSP (Digital Signal Processor) Modes 39 40 DSP modes have been designed to simulate different acoustic environments. The sound heard in a hall, theater, pavilion, dance club, or live club consists of direct and indirect sound — early reflections and reflections from behind.
42 41 When the button is pressed, a preset broadcast station is selected. Hold in the button. Automatic searching begins, and then stops when a station is tuned in. Press the button to tune to the chosen station. The frequency changes incrementally in either direction each time the corresponding button is pressed.
44 T roubleshooting 43 • Is the disc installed with the label side facing up? • Is the power cord plugged securely into the power outlet? • Turn off the power to the unit by pressing the Power ( ) button and turn it back on. • Check the region number of the DVD.
46 45 Cautions on Handling and Storing Discs Small scratches on the disc may reduce sound and picture quality or cause breaks in playback. Be especially careful not to scratch discs when handling them. Handling and Storing Discs When you get fingerprints or dirt on the disc, clean it with a mild detergent diluted in water and wipe with a soft cloth.
48 47 Specifications Power Consumption Weight Dimensions (W x H x D) Operating Temperature Range Operating Humidity Range Usable Sensitivity S/N Ratio Distortion Usable Sensitivity S/N Ratio Distortion Component Video Composite Video Component Video S-VIDEO Front speaker output Center speaker output Rear speaker output Subwoofer speaker output Frequency range S/N Ratio Channel separation Input sensitivity Speaker system Impedance Frequency range Output sound pressure level Rated input Maximum input Dimensions (W x H x D) Weights G E N E R A L T U N E R F M T U N E R A M VIDEO INPUT O U T P U T V I D E O A M P L I F I E R 160W 8.
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