DVD changer operation

For safety reasons, you can enjoy DVD video discs, DVD audio discs and video CDs only when the vehicle is completely stopped with the “ENGINE START STOP” switch is in ACCESSORY or IGNITION ON mode and the parking brake applied.

While you are driving, you can hear audio alone even in the DVD video, DVD audio or video CD mode.

(a) Inserting discs

The “ENGINE START STOP” switch must be in ACCESSORY or IGNITION ON mode.

Your DVD changer can store up to 6 discs.

You can set a disc at the lowest empty disc number.

Setting a single disc:

1. Push the “LOAD” button briefly.

1. Push the “LOAD” button briefly.

The orange indicators at both ends of the slot start blinking. After the orange indicators change to green and stay on, the DVD changer door will open.

2. Insert only one disc while the DVD changer door is open.

2. Insert only one disc while the DVD changer door is open.

You can set a disc at the lowest empty disc number.

After insertion, the set disc is automatically loaded.

If the label faces down, the disc cannot be played. In this case, “Check disc ” appears on the screen.

If you do not insert the disc within 15 seconds after pushing the “LOAD” button, a beep will sound and the operation will be canceled automatically.

If you need to insert the next disc, repeat the same procedure to insert another disc.

Setting all the discs:

1. Push the “LOAD” button until you hear a beep.

1. Push the “LOAD” button until you hear a beep.

The orange indicators at both ends of the slot start blinking. After the orange indicators change to green and stay on, the DVD changer door will open.

2. Insert only one disc while the DVD changer door is open.

2. Insert only one disc while the DVD changer door is open.

The DVD changer door closes and the orange indicators start blinking.

3. Insert the next disc after the orange indicators change to green and stay on and the DVD changer door opens.

4. Repeat this procedure until you insert all the discs.

To cancel the operation, push the “LOAD” button briefly.

If you do not insert the discs within 15 seconds after pushing the “LOAD” button, the beep will sound and the operation will be canceled automatically.

NOTICE

Do not insert one disc stacked on top of another one or feed them in continuously, to prevent discs from getting stuck in the changer.

INFORMATION

Under extremely cold conditions, the display may react slowly.

(b) Ejecting discs

A single disc alone:

1. Push the “  ” or “

1. Push the “ ” button of “CH·DISC” or touch the ” or “ disc number button on the “Change Discs” screen to highlight the disc number you ” button of “CH·DISC” or touch the disc number button on the “Change Discs” screen to highlight the disc number you want to eject. To display the “Change Discs” screen, touch “Change Discs” on each audio control screen.

2. Push the “ ” button for the

2. Push the “disc briefly. ” button for the disc briefly.

At this time, the orange indicators of the slot start blinking and the disc is ejected.

3. After the blinking indicators stay on, remove the disc.

Ejecting all the discs:

1. Push the “ ” button for the

1. Push the “ disc until you hear a beep. At this time, the orange indicators of the slot” button for the disc until you hear a beep. At this time, the orange indicators of the slot start blinking and a disc is ejected.

2. After the blinking indicators stay on, remove the disc. The indicators start blinking again and the next disc is ejected.

If you do not remove the disc within 15 seconds after it is ejected, the beep will sound and the operation will be canceled automatically.

When all the discs are removed, the indicators go out.

The numbers of the trays where the disc is not set are dimmed.

The numbers of the trays where the disc is not set are dimmed.

(c) Playing a disc

Push the “DISC” button, or push the “AUDIO” button to display audio screen

Push the “DISC” button, or push the “AUDIO” button to display audio screen and touch “CD/DVD” tab if the discs are already loaded in the changer. The discs set in the changer are played continuously, starting with the last disc you inserted. The disc number of the disc currently being played, the track or title and chapter number and the time from the beginning of the program appear on the screen.

Audio CD only —

When play of one disc ends, the first track of the following disc starts. When play of the final disc ends, play of the first disc starts again.

The changer will skip any empty disc trays.

(d) Selecting a desired disc

On the screen:

On the screen:

Touch “CD/DVD” tab, then touch “Change Discs”.

The selected disc number is highlighted.

The changer will start playing the selected disc from the first track.

On the audio panel:

Push the “” button of “CH·DISC”. ” or “” button of “CH·DISC”. ” button of “CH·DISC”.

When you release the button, the changer will start playing the selected disc from the first track.

(e) Operating a DVD disc

NOTE: The playback condition of some DVD discs may be determined by a DVD software producer. This DVD changer plays a disc as the software producer intended. So some functions may not work properly. Be sure to read the instruction manual for the DVD disc separately provided. For the detailed information about DVD video discs, see “(h) DVD player and DVD video disc information” on page 243.

Precautions on DVD video disc

When recording with a DVD video or video CD, audio tracks may not record in some cases while the menu is displayed. As audio will not play in this case, verify that the video tracks are playing and then activate playback.

When playback of a disc is completed:

If an audio CD or MP3 disc is playing, the first track or file starts.

If a DVD video or video CD is playing, playback will stop or the menu screen will be displayed.

The title/chapter number and playback time display may not appear while playing back certain DVD video discs.

CAUTION

Conversational speech on some DVDs is recorded at a low volume to emphasize the impact of sound effects.

If you adjust the volume assuming that the conversations represent the maximum volume level that the DVD will play, you may be startled by louder sound effects or when you change to a different audio source.

The louder sounds may have a significant impact on the human body or pose a driving hazard. Keep this in mind when you adjust the volume.

This screen appears when the video screen is first displayed after “ENGINE

This screen appears when the video screen is first displayed after “ENGINE START STOP” switch is in ACCESSORY or IGNITION ON mode.

PLAYING A DVD DISC

Touch “CD/DVD” tab to display this screen. Touch “Settings” on “DVD” screen,

Touch “CD/DVD” tab to display this screen. Touch “Settings” on “DVD” screen, then touch “Wide” on “Settings” screen. The screen mode can be changed.

If you touch “Full Screen” when the vehicle is completely stopped and the parking brake is applied, the video screen returns.

DVD SETTINGS

DVD video

DVD video

DVD audio

DVD audio

If you touch “Settings” on “DVD” screen, “Settings” screen appears.

DESCRIPTION OF DVD VIDEO SETTINGS

“DVD Video Settings”: The initial set up screen appears.

“Search”: The title search screen appears.

“Return”: Touching this will display the predetermined scene and start playing from there.

“Audio”: The audio changing screen appears.

“Subtitle”: The subtitle changing screen appears.

“Angle”: The angle selection screen appears.

“Wide”: The screen mode screen appears.

DESCRIPTION OF DVD AUDIO SETTINGS

“DVD Audio Settings”: The initial set up screen appears. “Search”: The group search screen appears.

“Return”: Touching this will display the predetermined scene and start playing from there.

“Audio”: The audio changing screen appears.

“Subtitle”: The subtitle changing screen appears.

“Angle”: The angle selection screen appears.

“Wide”: The screen mode screen appears.

“Prev. Page”: Touch this button to reverse the pages. “Next Page”: Touch this button to forward the pages. “Select Number”: The track or number search screen appears. “RPT”: Touch this button to repeat a track.

“RAND”: Touch this button to play the track in one group in random order.

“SCAN”: Touch this button to play the next track in the group for 10 seconds, then scan again.

DISPLAYING DVD CONTROLS

DVD video

DVD video

DVD audio

DVD audio

If you touch video, DVD controls will appear. , while watching video, DVD controls will appear.

If “ you touch a control, the operation relevant to the control is not permitted. ” appears on the screen when you touch a control, the operation relevant to the control is not permitted.

DESCRIPTION OF DVD VIDEO CONTROLS

“Menu” and “Top Menu”: If you touch any of the above controls, the menu screen for DVD video appears. (For the operation, see the manual that come with the DVD video disc provided separately.)

 on the screen.  : Touching this will The menu control key appears on the screen. pause the video screen. : Touching this will pause the video screen.

during playback. : Touching this will fast reverse during playback.

video screen. : Touching this will stop the video screen.

play during pause. : Touching this will resume normal play during pause.

during playback and forward frame by frame during pause. : Touching this will fast forward during playback and forward frame by frame during pause.

the screen.  : Touching this will The menu control key appears on the screen. pause the disc. : Touching this will pause the disc.

during playback. : Touching this will fast reverse during playback.

disc. : Touching this will stop the disc.

play during pause. : Touching this will resume normal play during pause.

during playback and forward frame by frame during pause. : Touching this will fast forward during playback and forward frame by frame during pause.

SELECTING A MENU ITEM

Enter the menu item using  ,

Enter the menu item using , , or , , and touch “Enter”. The player starts or playing disc for that menu item. Menu items can also be touched using the pointer. , and touch “Enter”. The player starts playing disc for that menu item. Menu items can also be touched using the pointer. (For details, see the manual that comes with the DVD disc provided separately.) When you touch the any point on the screen, the controls will disappear. To display them again, touch the any point on the screen.

When you touch screen returns. , the previous screen returns.

SEARCHING BY TITLE

DVD video only —

DVD video only —

Enter the title number and touch “OK”.

The player starts playing video for that title number.

When you push the ““  ” button of “SEEK·TRACK”, you can  ” or “ select a chapter. ” button of “SEEK·TRACK”, you can select a chapter.

If you enter the wrong numbers, touch When you touch  , the previous to delete the numbers.

When you touch screen returns. , the previous screen returns.

SEARCHING BY GROUP

DVD audio only —

DVD audio only —

Enter the group number and touch “OK”. The player starts playing the disc for that group number.

When you push the ““  ” button of “SEEK·TRACK”, you can  ” or “ select a track. ” button of “SEEK·TRACK”, you can select a track.

If you enter the wrong numbers, touch When you touch  , the previous to delete the numbers.

When you touch screen returns. , the previous screen returns.

SELECTING THE BONUS GROUP

DVD audio only —

Enter the bonus group number on the searching group screen and touch “OK”. The “Key Code” screen will appear. To enter the number of the group you want to play, touch the group number.

If you enter the wrong numbers, touch When you touch  , the previous to delete the numbers.

When you touch screen returns. , the previous screen returns.

Touch “OK” on the screen. The player starts playing the disc from the selected bonus group number.

CHANGING THE PAGE

DVD audio only —

DVD audio only —

Touch “Prev. Page” or “Next Page” on the screen to forward or reverse the pages.

CHANGING THE SUBTITLE LANGUAGE

Each time you touch “Change”, the language is selected from the ones stored

Each time you touch “Change”, the language is selected from the ones stored in the discs and changed. When you touch “Hide”, the subtitle can be hidden.

When you touch returns., the previous screen returns.

CHANGING THE AUDIO LANGUAGE

DVD video only —

DVD video only —

Each time you touch “Change”, the language is selected from the ones stored in the discs and changed. When you touch CHANGING THE AUDIO FORMAT , the previous screen returns.

CHANGING THE AUDIO FORMAT

DVD audio only —

DVD audio only —

Each time you touch “Audio”, another audio format stored on the disc is selected. When you touch returns. , the previous screen returns.

CHANGING THE ANGLE

The angle can be selected for discs that are multi−angle compatible when the

The angle can be selected for discs that are multi−angle compatible when the angle mark appears on the screen.

Each time you touch “Change”, the angle is selected from the ones stored in the discs and changed.

When you touch screen returns. , and the previous screen returns.

SETUP MENU

There are initial setting buttons on the “Setup Menu” screen.

There are initial setting buttons on the “Setup Menu” screen.

After you change the initial setting, touch be turned off and return to the picture previously. . The initial setting screen will be turned off and return to the picture previously.

When “Default” is touched, all menus are initialized.

The initial setting can be changed.

Audio language (DVD video only) You can change the audio language.

1. Touch “Audio Language”.

2. Touch the language you want to hear on the “Audio Language” screen. If you cannot find the language you want to hear on this screen, touch “Other” and enter a language code. For the entry of language code, see the following “ENTER AUDIO LANGUAGE CODE”.

To return to the “Setup Menu” screen, touch Subtitle language .

Subtitle language

You can change the subtitle language.

1. Touch “Subtitle Language”.

2. Touch a language you want to read on the “Subtitle Language” screen. If you cannot find the language you want to read on this screen, touch “Other” and enter a language code. For the entry of language code, see the following “ENTER AUDIO LANGUAGE CODE”.

To return to the “Setup Menu” screen, touch DVD language .

DVD language

You can change the language on the DVD video menu.

1. Touch “DVD Language”.

2. Touch the language you want to read on the “DVD Language” screen. If you cannot find the language you want to read on this screen, touch “Other” and enter a language code. For the entry of language code, see the following “ENTER AUDIO LANGUAGE CODE”.

To return to the “Setup Menu” screen, touch Angle mark .

Angle mark

The multi−angle mark can be turned on or off on the screen while the disc which is multi−angle compatible is being played.

1. Touch “Angle Mark”.

2. Touch “On” or “Off”.

Parental lock (DVD video only) The level of viewer restrictions can be changed.

1. Touch “Parental Lock”.

2. Enter the 4−digit personal code on the “Key code” screen.

If you enter the wrong numbers, touch To return to the “Setup Menu” screen, touch to delete the numbers.

To return to the “Setup Menu” screen, touch 3. Touch a parental level (1 — 8) on the “Select Restriction Level”. Touch .

3. Touch a parental level (1 — 8) on the “Select Restriction Level”. Touch to return to the “Setup Menu” screen.

Auto start

Discs that are inserted while the vehicle is in motion will automatically start playing.

Certain discs may not play.

1. Touch “Auto Start”.

2. Touch “On” or “Off”.

Sound dynamic range

(DVD video only)

The difference between the lowest volume and the highest volume can be adjusted.

1. Touch “Sound Dynamic Range”.

2. Touch “MAX”, “STD” or “MIN”.

ENTER AUDIO LANGUAGE CODE

If you touch “Other” on the “Audio Language” screen, “Subtitle Language” screen

If you touch “Other” on the “Audio Language” screen, “Subtitle Language” screen or “DVD Language” screen, you can select the language you want to hear or read by entering a language code.

1. Enter the 4−digit language code.

If you enter the wrong numbers, touch 2. Touch “OK”. to delete the numbers.

2. Touch “OK”.

SETUP OPERATION FROM THE REAR SEAT

SETUP OPERATION FROM THE REAR SEAT

This screen appears when a rear passenger selects the setup menu.

This screen appears when a rear passenger selects the setup menu.

If you want to cancel the setup operation from the rear seat, select “Play”. The player will resume normal play.

Under the same condition, the rear passenger can cancel the setup operation from the front seat.

To lock the operation of the player from the rear seat, see “ (f) Operating a video CD Rear system lock” on page 332.

(f) Operating a video CD

PLAYING A VIDEO CD

Touch “CD/DVD” tab to display this screen. When you touch “Wide” on “Settings”

Touch “CD/DVD” tab to display this screen. When you touch “Wide” on “Settings” screen, the screen mode can be changed.

If you touch “Full Screen” when the vehicle is completely stopped and the parking brake is applied, the video screen returns.

DISPLAYING VIDEO CD SETTINGS

If you touch “Settings” on “Video CD” screen, “Settings” screen appears.

If you touch “Settings” on “Video CD” screen, “Settings” screen appears.

DESCRIPTION OF VIDEO CD SETTINGS

Controls on top page

“Select Number”: The track or number search screen appears. (See “SEARCHING BY TRACK” on page 242.) “Prev. Page”: When you touch this while the disc menu is displayed, the previous page appears on the screen. If you touch this while the player is playing video, the previous track is searched and played.

“Next Page”: When you touch this while the disc menu is displayed, the next page appears on the display. If you touch this while the player is playing video, the next track is searched and played.

“Main/Sub”: A multiplex transmission changing control. The mode changes from Main/Sub to Main, to Sub and back to Main/Sub by touching this control.

“Return”: Touching this will display the predetermined scene and start playing from there.

“Wide”: The screen mode screen appears.

DISPLAYING VIDEO CD CONTROLS

If you touch the part where controls are not located while you are watching video on the video CD, video CD controls will appear.

If “ when you touch a control, the operation is not permitted. ” appears on the display when you touch a control, the operation is not permitted.

DESCRIPTION OF VIDEO CD CONTROLS

: Touch this to fast reverse during Use this to pause the video screen.

playback. : Touch this to fast reverse during playback.

: Touch this to resume playing : Touch this to stop the disc.

during pause. : Touch this to resume playing during pause.

the playback and start playing frame by frame during pause. : Touch this to fast forward during the playback and start playing frame by frame during pause.

SEARCHING BY TRACK

Enter the track numbers and touch “OK”. The player starts playing video for

Enter the track numbers and touch “OK”. The player starts playing video for that title number.

You can select a track number by pushing the “” or “  ” button of “SEEK·TRACK”. ” or “ If you enter the wrong numbers, touch ” button of “SEEK·TRACK”. If you enter the wrong numbers, touch Touch  , and the previous screen to delete the numbers.

Touch returns. , and the previous screen returns.

(g) If the changer malfunctions

If the changer or another unit equipped with the changer malfunction, your audio/ video system will display following messages.

If “Check disc ” appears on the display: It indicates that the disc dirty, damaged, or it was inserted upside down.

Clean the disc or insert it correctly. If a disc which is not playable is inserted, “Check disc ” will also appear on the screen. For appropriate discs for this changer, see “Audio/video system operating hints” on page 287.

If “Region code error” appears on the display: It indicates that the DVD region code is not set properly.

If “DVD error” appears on the display: It indicates that the inside of the player unit may be too hot due to the very high ambient temperature. Remove the disc from the player and allow the player to cool down.

If the malfunction is not rectified: Take your vehicle to your Lexus dealer.

If an MP3 disc contains CD−DA files, only CD−DA files are played. If an MP3 disc contains files other than CD−DA, only MP3 files are played.

(h) DVD player and DVD video disc information

DVD VIDEO DISCS

This DVD player conforms to NTSC color TV formats. The DVD video disc conforming to another formats such as PAL or SECAM cannot be used. Region codes: Some DVD video discs have a region code indicating a country where you can use the DVD video disc on this DVD player. If the DVD video disc is not labeled as “ALL” or “1”, you cannot use it on this DVD player. If you attempt to play an inappropriate DVD video disc on this player, “Region code error” appears on the screen. Even if the DVD video disc does not have a region code, there is a case that you cannot use it.

Marks shown on DVD video discs:

DVD VIDEO DISC GLOSSARY

DVD VIDEO DISC GLOSSARY

DVD video discs: Digital Versatile Disc that holds video. DVD video discs have adopted “MPEG2”, one of the world standards of digital compression technologies.

The picture data is compressed by 1/40 on average and stored. Variable rate encoded technology in which the volume of data assigned to the picture is changed depending on the picture format has also been adopted. Audio data is stored using PCM and Dolby Digital, which enables higher quality of sound. Furthermore, multi− angle and multi−language features will also help you enjoy the more advanced technology of DVD video.

Viewer restrictions: This feature limits what can be viewed in conformity with a level of restrictions of the country. The level of restrictions varies depending on the DVD video disc. Some DVD video discs cannot be played at all, or violent scenes are skipped or replaced with other scenes.

Level 1: DVD video discs for children can be played.

Level 2 − 7: DVD video discs for children and G−rated movie can be played.

Level 8: All types of the DVD video discs can be played.

Multi−angle feature: You can enjoy the same scene at different angles.

Multi−language feature: You can select a language of the subtitle and audio.

Region codes: The region codes are provided on DVD players and DVD discs. If the DVD video disc does not have the same region code as the DVD player, you cannot play the disc on the DVD player.

For region codes, see page 243.

Audio: This DVD player can play liner PCM, Dolby Digital and MPEG audio format DVD. Other decoded type cannot be played.

Title and chapter: Video and audio programs stored in DVD video disc are divided in parts by title and chapter.

Title: The largest unit of the video and audio programs stored on DVD video discs.

Usually, one piece of movie, one album, or one audio program is assigned as a title.

Chapter: The unit smaller than that of title.

A title comprises plural chapters.

Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. “Dolby”, “Pro Logic”, and the double−D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.

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.

“DTS” and “DTS Digital Surround” are registered trademarks of Digital Theater Systems, Inc.

Manufactured under license under U.S. Patent #’s: 5,451,942; 5,956,674; 5,974,380; 5,978,762; 6,487,535 & other U.S. and worldwide patents issued & pending. DTS and the Symbol are registered trademarks & DTS Digital Surround and the DTS logos are trademarks of DTS, Inc. Product includes software. DTS, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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