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DVD PLAYER

XV-N320B

XV-N322S

INSTRUCTIONS
©2005 Victor Company of Japan, Limited

Warnings, Cautions and Others

CAUTION
To reduce the risk of electrical shocks, fire, etc.:
1.Do not remove screws, covers or cabinet.
2.Do not expose this appliance to rain or moisture.
Caution –– STANDBY/ON button!
Disconnect the mains plug to shut the power off
completely. The STANDBY/ON button in any
position does not disconnect the mains line. The power
can be remote controlled.
IMPORTANT FOR LASER PRODUCTS
1.CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT
2.CAUTION: Do not open the top cover. There are no
user serviceable parts inside the unit; leave all
servicing to qualified service personnel.
3.CAUTION: Visible and invisible laser radiation when
open and interlock failed or defeated. Avoid direct
exposure to beam.
4.REPRODUCTION OF LABEL: CAUTION LABEL,
PLACED INSIDE THE UNIT.
GNT0059-004A[EK]
EN 0105MOC-MW-SC
Region code of DVD VIDEO
This player can play back DVD VIDEO discs
whose region code numbers include “2.”
Examples of playable DVD VIDEO discs:
The player’s region code is printed on the rear of
the player
Note of Color system format
This player accommodates the PAL system, and
also can play back discs recorded with NTSC
system. (NTSC video signals are converted to an
PAL signal and output.)
Supplied accessories
If anything is missing, consult your dealer
immediately.
•Remote control (x 1)
•R6(SUM-3)/AA(15F) battery (x 2)
VIDEO
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ALL
2
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4
2
3
1
231
564
2
CAUTION:
•Do not block the ventilation openings or holes. (If the ventilation openings or holes are blocked by a newspaper or cloth, etc., the heat may not be able to get out.)
•Do not place any naked flame sources, such as
lighted candles, on the apparatus.
•When discarding batteries, environmental problems
must be considered and local rules or laws governing
the disposal of these batteries must be followed strictly.
Do not expose this apparatus to rain, moisture, dripping
or splashing and that no objects filled with liquids, such
as vases, shall be placed on the apparatus.
Caution: Proper Ventilation
To avoid risk of electric shock and fire and to protect
from damage, locate the apparatus as follows:
Front: No obstructions and open spacing.
Sides: No obstructions in 3 cm from the sides.
Top: No obstructions in 5 cm from the top.
Back: No obstructions in 15 cm from the back.
Bottom: No obstructions, place on the level surface.
Precautions
Notes on the power cord
When you are away on travel or otherwise for an extended period of time, remove the plug from the wall outlet. A small amount of power (1.0 W) is always consumed while the power cord is connected to the wall outlet.
•When unplugging the player from the wall outlet,
always pull the plug, not the power cord.
•Do not handle the power cord with wet hands!
•Disconnect the power cord before cleaning the
player or moving the player.
•Do not alter, twist or pull the power cord, or put
anything heavy on it, which may cause fire, electric
shock, or other accidents.
If the cord is damaged, consult a dealer and have the
power cord replaced with a new one.
Avoid moisture, water, dust, and high temperatures
•Do not place the player in moist or dusty places.
If water gets inside the player, turn off the power and
remove the plug from the wall outlet, then consult
your dealer. Using the player in this state may cause
a fire or electrical shock.
Do not expose the player to direct sunlight or place it
near a heating device.
Notes on installation
Select a place which is level, dry and neither too hot
nor too cold between 5˚C and 35˚C.
•Leave sufficient distance between the player and the TV.
Do not install the player in a place subject to vibrations.
•Do not put heavy objects on the player.
To prevent malfunction of the player
•There are no user-serviceable parts inside. If
anything goes wrong, unplug the power cord and
consult your dealer.
•Do not insert any metallic objects, such as wires,
hairpins, coins, etc. into the player.
•Do not block the vents. Blocking the vents may
damage the player.
To clean the cabinet
•Use a soft cloth. Follow the relevant instructions on
the use of chemically-coated cloths.
Do not use benzene, thinner or other organic solvents
and disinfectants. These may cause deformation or
discoloring.

Playable discs

• DVD VIDEO, Audio CD, Video CD, SVCD
•DVD-R/-RW written in the DVD VIDEO format
CD-R/RW written in the SVCD, Video CD or Audio CD
format
•CD-R/RW written in MP3/JPEG in accordance with
the “ISO 9660” format
Supported Digital audio formats:
Linear PCM, MPEG Multichannel, Dolby Digital, DTS (Digital
Theater Systems)*
NOTES
If a disc gets dirty, scratched or warped, or due to the
disc characteristics or recording conditions, the
player may not be able to play back such discs.
•The player can play back audio signals recorded in
MIX-MODE CD, CD-G, CD-EXTRA and CD TEXT.
•With some discs, operations may not be possible.
* To play back DTS-encoded DVD VIDEO or DTS-
encoded Audio CD discs correctly, connect the
player to an amplifier with a built-in DTS decoder.
Otherwise, playback sound will be distorted.
Unplayable discs
If you try to play back discs listed below, noise may be
generated and causes damage to speakers.
• DVD-RW written in the VR format
• DVD-ROM, DVD-RAM, DVD AUDIO, CD-ROM,
PHOTO CD, SACD
• Unfinalized discs
• Discs of irregular shape or discs with tape, seals or
paste on either the label side or playback side.
Playing back these discs may damage the player.
The Non-DVD side of a “DualDisc” does not comply with
the “Compact Disc Digital Audio” standard.
Therefore, the use of Non-DVD side of a DualDisc on
this product may not be recommended.
XV-N320B/XV-N322S
Wall or
obstructions
Floor
Spacing 15 cm or more
Stand height
5 cm or more
Front
VIDEO
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Connecting to a TV with component jacks
To switch the scanning mode between Progressive and
Interlace, press and hold VFP-I/P on the remote control
for a few seconds.
NOTES
•Connect to a TV with composite jacks and set
[CONNECTIONS] to [VIDEO COMPONENT] before
connecting with component jacks. (See
“CONNECTIONS” in “Initial settings.”)
•Connect “Y” to “Y,”“PB” to “PB(CB),”“PR” to “PR(CR)”
correctly.
•The VIDEO jack, AV OUT terminal, and component
(Y,PB, PR) jacks cannot be used at the same time.
About the scanning mode indicator
NOTE
Some progressive TV and High-Definition TV sets are
not fully compatible with the player. To check the
compatibility of your TV, contact your local JVC
customer service center.
Connecting to a stereo audio amplifier (receiver)
Connecting to a digital audio device
To enjoy high-quality surround sound, connect the
DIGITAL OUT (COAXIAL) jack to a Dolby Digital or DTS
decoder or an amplifier with a built-in decoder.
NOTES
•Depending on the disc, no signal may be outputted
from the DIGITAL OUT. Make an analog connection
in this case.
•Set [DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT] in the [AUDIO]
preference display correctly according to the
connected digital audio equipment. (See “DIGITAL
AUDIO OUTPUT” in “Initial settings.”)
[PICTURE SOURCE] of
the PICTURE menu
Source type of DVD VIDEO
Film source Video source
AUTO [DDP] [P]
FILM [DDP] [DDP]
VIDEO(NORMAL)/
(ACTIVE) [P] [P]
X
IAL
LEFT
RIGHT
T
REAM
L OUT AUDIO OUT
VIDEO OUT
VIDEO PR
PB
Y
To component
video input
To analog
audio input
LEFT
RIGHT
AUDIO OUT
VIDEO OUT
VIDEO PR
PB
Y
To analog audio input
COAXIAL
LEFT
RIGHT
PCM/STREAM
DIGITAL OUT AUDIO OUT
VIDEO OUT
VIDEO P
R
P
B
Y
To digital audio input
To analog
audio input
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Connections

Before making connections:
• Do not connect the AC power cord until all other connections have been made.
• Connect VIDEO OUT of the player directly to the video input of your TV. Connecting VIDEO OUT of the
player to a TV via a VCR/an integrated TV/Video system may cause a monitor problem.
Connecting to a TV with SCART connector
Connecting to a TV with composite jacks
AV OUT
IN
IN
IGHT
EFT
UDIO
R
L
A
VIDEO
S-VIDEO
SCART cable
(not supplied)
NOTE
The VIDEO jack, AV OUT terminal, and
component (Y,PB, PR) jacks cannot be
used at the same time.
TV
The player
VIDEO P
B
P
R
Y
COAXIAL
PCM/STREAM
DIGITAL OUT AUDIO OUT
VIDEO OUT
RIGHT
LEFT
RIGHT
LEFT
AUDIO
VIDEO
IN
NOTES
If your TV has a monaural audio input
instead of stereo, use an optional audio
cable which converts stereo audio
output to monaural.
The VIDEO jack, AV OUT terminal, and
component (Y,PB, PR) jacks cannot be
used at the same time.
Audio/video cable
(not supplied)
Red
White
TV
The player
Yellow
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Turning on the power

Inserting the AC power plug
After all other connections have been made, insert the
AC power plug to the wall outlet firmly.
Installing the batteries in the remote control
Open the compartment cover, and place the two
supplied R6(SUM-3)/AA(15F) batteries in the remote
control according to the polarity markings (“+” and “–”)
inside the compartment. Then replace the cover.
The batteries will last about six months with normal use.
If the functions of the remote control become erratic,
replace the batteries.
Precautions of the safe use of batteries
Observe the following precautions for the safe use of
batteries. If they are used improperly their lives will be
shortened, they may burst or their contents may leak.
•Remove the batteries from the remote control if it is
not going to be used for a long period of time.
•Remove dead batteries and dispose of them
properly.
•Never leave dead batteries lying around, take them
apart, mix them with other refuse, or throw them into
an incinerator.
•Never touch liquid that has leaked out of a battery.
•Do not mix new and old batteries, or batteries of
different types, when placing them.
Turning on and off the player
Press STANDBY/ON.

Initial setup

When you turn on the player for the first time after
purchase, the following message appears on the TV
screen.
Before enjoying this player, make the initial settings as
follows:
1Press ENTER.
2Press5/ to select the on-screen language for
the preference displays, etc., then press ENTER.
3Press5/to select the monitor type, then press
ENTER.
For a normal (conventional) TV, select “4:3 LB”or
“4:3 PS. (See “MONITOR TYPE” in “Initial
settings.”)
•For a wide-screen TV, select “16:9.
4Press5/ to select a desired digital output
signal type, then press ENTER.
Set this item correctly according to the logo on your
receiver or decoder.
(If you do not connect the player to such a device,
press ENTER to finish the setting.)
Receiver/decoder bearing Dolby Digital logo and
no DTS, select “DOLBY DIGITAL/PCM.
Receiver/decoder bearing both Dolby Digital and
DTS logos, select “STREAM/PCM.
Receiver/decoder bearing neither Dolby Digital nor
DTS logo, or digital recorder, select “PCM ONLY.
To bring up the DVD PLAYER SETUP display later
Press SET UP for a few seconds until the DVD PLAYER
SETUP display appears.
EXECUTE DVD PLAYER SETUP? - BASIC PICTURE/AUDIO
SETTING
YES - PRESS ENTER NO - PRESS CANCEL
MENU LANGUAGE ENGLISH
AUDIO LANGUAGE ENGLISH
SUBTITLE ENGLISH
ON SCREEN LANGUAGE ENGLISH
DVD PLAYER SETUP
ENGLISH
FRENCH
GERMAN
MONITOR TYPE 4:3 L.B.
PICTURE SOURCE AUTO
SCREEN SAVER
CONNECTIONS
ON
BACKGROUND ST
SCART RGB
ANDARD
DVD PLAYER SETUP
16:9
4:3 LB
4:3 PS
DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT DOLBY DIGITAL/PCM
ANALOG DOWNMIX DOLBY PROLOGIC
D.RANGE CONTROL ON
OUTPUT LEVEL
DVD PLAYER SETUP
PCM ONLY
DOLBY DIGITAL/PCM
STREAM/PCM
STANDARD
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Advanced Operations

OPEN/
CLOSE
LIST
SET UP
CLEAR
– SLOW
+
DISPLAYON SCREEN
ENTER
STANDBY/ON
VFP
I/P
CANCEL RETURN
SOUND
EFFECT
TITLE/
GROUP DIMMER
AUDIO
SUBTITLEANGLE
SLIDE EFFECT
ZOOM
123
456
789
0
THUMBNAIL/
TOP
MENU
MENU
NEXTPREVIOUS SELECT
Changing the picture tone (VFP)
The VFP (Video Fine Processor)
function allows you to adjust the
picture character according to the
type of programming, picture tone or
personal preferences.
1Press VFP-I/P.
2Press2/3 to select the desired
preset.
NORMAL For watching TV in a
general room.
CINEMA For watching a movie
software in a room with
suppressed light.
USER1
USER2
You can adjust
parameters that affect the
picture character and
store the settings as a user
preset. See below.
To adjust the picture tone
1Select “USER1” or “USER2.”
2Press5/ to select a parameter, then press ENTER.
3Press5/ to adjust the parameter, then press ENTER.
4Repeat step 2 and 3 to adjust other parameters.
5Press VFP-I/P to finish the setting.
USER 1
BRIGHTNESS
GAMMA
CONTRAST
SATURATION
TINT
SHARPNESS
Y DELAY
+ 4
MID
+10
+10
+10
LOW
+ 2
Selected
Preset
Parameter
GAMMA Adjust this if the neutral color is bright or dark.
The brightness of dark and bright portion is
maintained (LOW/MID/HIGH).
BRIGHTNESS Adjust this if the picture is bright or dark on the
whole (–16 (darkest) to +16 (brightest)).
CONTRAST Adjust this if the far and near position is unnatural
(–12 to +12).
SATURATION Adjust this if the picture is whitish or blackish
(–16 (blackest) to +16 (whitest)).
TINT Adjust this if the appearance of flesh tone is
unnatural (–16 to +16).
SHARPNESS Adjust this if the picture is indistinct (LOW/HIGH).
Y DELAY Adjust this if the picture looks separately/
overlapped (–2 to +2).
Changing the Sound Field
Each time you press SOUND
EFFECT, the Sound Effect mode
changes.
•As the value becomes bigger, the
Sound Effect works stronger.
Zooming the picture
Each time you press ZOOM, the
magnification changes.
•You can use 5//2/3 button to
move the zoomed position.
To return to the normal playback,
select the normal size by pressing
ZOOMrepeatedly.
Changing the language, sound
and scene angle
1Press the button.
2Press the button repeatedly or
5/ to select the desired item.
3Press ENTER to finish the
setting.
Buttons To do
AUDIO For DVD Video:
select audio languages.
For SVCD/VCD:
select the audio
channel.
SUBTITLE select the subtitle.
ANGLE select the view-angle.
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OPEN/
CLOSE
LIST
SET UP
CLEAR
– SLOW+DISPLAY ON SCREEN
ENTER
STANDBY/ON
VFP
I/P
CANCEL RETURN
SOUND
EFFECT
TITLE/
GROUP DIMMER
AUDIO
SUBTITLEANGLE
SLIDE EFFECT
ZOOM
123
456
789
0
THUMBNAIL/
TOP
MENU
MENU
NEXTPREVIOUS SELECT
Basic playback
Buttons To do
3* Start/resume normal Playback
7Stop
•When RESUME is ON or DISC
RESUME, this player
memorizes the position on the
disc where you interrupted
playback.
–To resume playback, press 3.
–To stop playback completely,
press7 again.
8* Pause
Each time you press the button,
the still picture advances to the
next frame.
¡/1Fast forward/backward
(While paused)
Slow-motion playback
Each time you press the button,
the playback speed changes.
¢/4Skip chapter/track
•If you press and hold the button during playback, playback is advanced/reversed at 5 times normal speed.
VARIABLE
PLAYBACK
(For DVD Video)
The disc is played back at about
1.2 or 1.5 times (FAST)/0.8 or 0.6
times (SLOW) normal speed.
The sound is not muted, and the
subtitle does not go off (except for
DTS).
(For SVCD/VCD)
The disc is played back at about
2 times (FAST)/0.5 times (SLOW)
normal speed.
(Only for DVD Video)
The playback position moves
back 10 seconds before the
current position (only within the
same title).
*38 on the player starts/pauses playback.
Changing the display brightness
PressDIMMER to change the brightness of
the display window.
Using the disc menu
You can operate a disc—SVCD/
VCD with Playback Control*
(PBC)—using the disc menu
shown on the TV screen.
* A method of controlling disc play
for SVCD/VCD by using the disc
menu.
7 For DVD
1Press TOP MENU or MENU to show the disc menu.
2Press5//2/3 to select a desired item, then press
ENTER or 3 (SELECT).
•With some discs, you can also select items by entering the
number using the numeric buttons.
7 For SVCD/VCD
1While stopped, press TOP MENU or 3 (SELECT) to
show the menu.
2Press the numeric buttons to select a desired item.
To select 5: press 5.
To select 23: press 2, then 3.
To select 40: press 4, then 0.
•To move to the next or previous page of the current menu,
press¢ or 4.
•To return to the previous menu, press RETURN.
To play back without PBC
While stopped, press the numeric buttons instead of 3
(SELECT) to start playback.
To reactivate PBC
Press TOP MENU or MENU.
•Press 7 to stop playback, then 3 (SELECT).
Turning on and off the player
Open/close the disc tray
Changing the display window
contents
Each time you press DISPLAY,
the display window contents
changes.
Locating the beginning of a scene
or song
You can select a title/chapter/
track directly and start playback.
For DVD Video:
(While stopped) select title.
(While playing back) select
chapter.
For SVCD/VCD/CD:
Select track.
To select 5: press 5.
To select 23:press 2, then 3.
To select 40:press 4, then 0.
•If you press TITLE/GROUP
before entering the number, you
can select the title instead of the
chapter.
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Basic Operations

With the label side up
Turning on and off the player

Insert a disc

1Press0 to open the disc tray.
2Place a disc in the disc tray.
•To insert an 8-cm disc, place it in the inner
recess.
3Press0 to close the disc tray.
Point toward the remote sensor directly as
possible (the operating range is approx. 5 m.)
•Each indicator lights up when corresponding
function/mode is activated, or corresponding
information is on the main display.
Main display
About On-screen guide icons
: Playback.
: Pause.
/:Slow-motion playback with the current
speed.
/:Fast forward/backward playback with
the current speed.
: At the beginning of a scene containing
multi-angle views.
: At the beginning of a scene containing
multi-audio sounds.
: At the beginning of a scene containing
multi-subtitles.
You can change the setting so that the on-screen
guide icons do not appear on the TV screen. (See
“ON SCREEN GUIDE” in “Initial settings.”)
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