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Discs For Playback Only

You can use discs with the following logos for playback only.
Playback may not be performed depending on the characteristics
and condition of the disc used.
DTS Audio CDs can also be played back. (An optional DTS
decoder is required)
MP3 and JPEG discs can be played back on this unit only when
they have been recorded in the ISO9660 or Joliet format and
JPEG files that can be played back on this unit must conform to
JFIF/Baseline process, and the maximum resolution of a JPEG
file is 2,812 pixels in width and 2,112 pixels in height.
CD-R/RW discs recorded in music CD format need to be finalised
to play back on this unit.
Operation and audio quality of this unit are not guaranteed for
discs that do not conform to the Compact Disc specification
Before you play back a CD, check for the CD logo and read the
notes on the package to confirm that it conforms to the Compact
Disc specification.
Depending on the intentions of the author of the software,
recording conditions of DVD discs and Video CD/SVCD discs
may be restricted. Since this unit plays back discs according to
the intentions of the author of the software as indicated on the
disc, some functions may not operate as commanded.
When switching from the first layer to the second layer of double-
layered DVD VIDEO discs, the image and sound may be
momentarily distorted. This is not a malfunction.
DVD-AUDIO discs compatible with DVD video players can be
Super Audio CDs (SACD) compatible with conventional CD
players can be played.
It is possible to play back finalised +R/+RW (Video mode) discs.
ADVDB lights up on the front display panel.

Unplayable Discs

The unit may not be able to play back or it may take some time to
read a disc depending on the recording status or condition of the
disc, or if the disc is scratched, dirty or warped.
In addition, do not attempt to play back discs in unusual shapes
(heart-shaped, octagonal, or other forms). If such discs are
accidentally played back, it may cause noise that can lead to
speaker damage.
CD-ROM discs (including PHOTO-CD and CD-G)
Discs recorded in Packet Write (UDF) format
1.3 GB double density CDs (DDCD)
High density CDs (HDCD)
DVD-R DL (single-sided double-layer) discs
+R DL (single-sided double-layer) discs
The following discs also cannot be played back.
Discs of a region number other than A2B
DVD-RAM (2.6 GB/5.2 GB)

Caution for DualDisc playback

The Non-DVD side of a ADualDiscB does not comply with the
ACompact Disc Digital AudioB standard. Therefore, the use of Non-
DVD side of a DualDisc on this product may not be recommended.

Region Number

The world is divided into 6 regions for DVD VIDEO discs.
DVD VIDEO discs are assigned a region number to indicate which
region they may be played back in. A disc cannot be played back
on this unit unless the region number of the disc matches that of
the unit. The region number for this unit is A2B. Only discs whose
region number includes A2B or AALLB can be played back such as
shown below.
Examples of DVD VIDEO labels which can be played back
using this unit.
Marks of discs in this instruction manual
DVD VIDEO Video CD/Super Video CD
Audio CD
CD-DA files
MP3 files


MP3 files
JPEG/MP3 files
(example of region code
Allows operation with a
DVD-RAM disc.
Allows operation with a
Video CD/Super Video
CD (SVCD) disc.
Allows operation with a
DVD-R disc.
Allows operation with
an Audio CD disc.
Allows operation with a
DVD-RW disc.
Allows operation with a
disc including MP3
Allows operation with a
Allows operation with a
disc including JPEG
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