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Signal format system: NTSC/PAL
Dynamic range: DVD VIDEO: 103 dB/CD:
jacks are measured. When you play PCM
sound tracks with a 96 kHz sampling
frequency, the output signals from the
DIGITAL OUT (OPTICAL or COAXIAL)
jack are converted to 48 kHz sampling
See page 1-1 for further information.
change without notice.
connections. Check the entire board surface for solder splashes
"pinched" or contact high-wattage resistors.
transistors, that were installed during a previous repair. Point
them out to the customer and recommend their replacement.
of deterioration. Point them out to the customer and
recommend their replacement.
Recommend the replacement of any such line cord to the
screws, and all other exposed metal parts for AC leakage.
Check leakage as described below.
from all exposed metal parts to any exposed metal part having a
return to chassis, must not exceed 0.5mA (500 microampers).
Leakage current can be measured by any one of three methods.
TW-540A. Follow the manufacturers' instructions to use these
digital multimeter is suitable for this job.
VOM or battery-operated AC voltmeter. The "limit" indication
is 0.75V, so analog meters must have an accurate low voltage
scale. The Simpson 250 and Sanwa SH-63Trd are examples
of a passive VOM that is suitable. Nearly all battery operated
digital multimeters that have a 2V AC range are suitable. (See
Boards requiring use of unleaded solder are printed with the lead-
free mark (LF) indicating the solder contains no lead.
(Caution: Some printed circuit boards may not come printed with
the lead free mark due to their particular size.)
• Unleaded solder melts at a temperature about 40°C higher than
Ordinary soldering irons can be used but the iron tip has to be
applied to the solder joint for a slightly longer time.
Soldering irons using a temperature regulator should be set to
Caution: The printed pattern (copper foil) may peel away if the
heated tip is applied for too long, so be careful!
ordinary solder so use caution not to let solder bridges occur such
as on IC pins, etc.
also be added to ordinary solder.
MARK 0 ON THE SCHEMATIC DIAGRAMS AND IN THE PARTS
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COMPONENTS WITH SONY PARTS WHOSE PART NUMBERS
APPEAR AS SHOWN IN THIS MANUAL OR IN SUPPLEMENTS
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Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures
other than those specified herein may result in hazardous radiation
THE EYE TOO CLOSELY. IN CASE IT IS NECESSARY TO
CONFIRM LASER BEAM EMISSION, BE SURE TO OBSERVE
FROM A DISTANCE OF MORE THAN 25 cm FROM THE SURFACE
OF THE OBJECTIVE LENS ON THE OPTICAL PICK-UP BLOCK.
The use of optical instrument with this product will increase eye
About this Manual ································································· 1-1
This Player Can Play the Following Discs ···························· 1-1
Notes about the Discs ···························································· 1-1
Index to Parts and Controls ···················································· 1-2
Guide to On-Screen Displays (Control Bar) ························· 1-3
Step 1: Unpacking ································································· 1-3
Step 2: Inserting Batteries into the Remote ··························· 1-3
Step 3: TV Hookups ······························································ 1-4
Step 4: Playing a Disc ···························································· 1-4
Step 1: Connecting the Video Cords ····································· 1-4
Step 2: Connecting the Audio Cords ···································· 1-5
Step 3: Connecting the Power Cord ······································· 1-6
Step 4: Quick Setup ······························································· 1-6
Searching for a Particular Point on a Disc (Scan, Slow-motion
Play, Search, Freeze Frame) ··············································· 1-7
Resuming Playback from the Point Where You Stopped the
Disc (Resume Play/Multi-disc Resume). ···························· 1-7
Using the DVD’s Menu ························································ 1-8
Playing VIDEO CDs with PBC Functions (PBC Playback) · 1-8
Playing an MP3 Audio Track ················································ 1-8
Various Play Mode Functions (Program Play, Shuffle Play,
Repeat Play, A-B Repeat Play) ··········································· 1-8
(Search mode) ·································································· 1-10
TV Virtual Surround Settings (TVS) ·································· 1-11
Displaying the Subtitles ······················································· 1-11
Adjusting the Picture Quality (BNR) ································· 1-12
Adjusting the Playback Picture (CUSTOM PICTURE MODE) · 1-12
Enhancing the Playback Picture (DIGITAL VIDEO
ENHANCER) (DVP-NS415 only) ··································· 1-12
PARENTAL CONTROL) ················································· 1-12
Controlling Your TV with the Supplied Remote ················· 1-13
Setting the Display or Sound Track Language
(LANGUAGE SETUP) ···················································· 1-14
Settings for the Display (SCREEN SETUP) ······················ 1-14
Custom Settings (CUSTOM SETUP) ································ 1-15
Settings for the Sound (AUDIO SETUP) ···························· 1-15
Self-diagnosis Function (When letters/numbers appear
in the display) ··································································· 1-16
Glossary ·············································································· 1-16
Language Code List ····························································· 1-16
NS405/NS410) ································································ 2-3
2-11. INTERNAL VIEWS ························································ 2-6
2-12. CIRCUIT BOARDS LOCATION ··································· 2-7
DIAGRAM ······································································ 4-3
WAVEFORMS ································································ 4-5
SYSTEM CONTROL, AUDIO DAC, PLL)
(MB-103 BOARD IC104: MB91307RPFV-G-BND-E1) · 5-1
6-11. TROUBLESHOOTING ················································ 6-19
8-1-2. MECHANISM DECK SECTION ··································· 8-4
as shown in Fig. 2.
FFC 9P J-6090-118-A,
FFC 5P J-6090-119-A,
FFC 15P J-6090-121-A,
FFC 25P J-6090-122-A
manual. (DVP-NS315/NS415 : 3-073-
the back of the player. Check that the
player’s operating voltage is identical with
your local power supply.
• Caution – The use of optical instruments
vases, on the apparatus.
checked by qualified personnel before
operating it any further.
• The player is not disconnected from the AC
the wall outlet, even if the player itself has
been turned off.
from the wall outlet. To disconnect the AC
power cord, grasp the plug itself; never pull
• Place the player in a location with adequate
ventilation holes on the bottom.
sunlight, excessive dust, or mechanical
If the AC plug of your unit does not fit into
the wall autlet, attach the supplied AC plug
• If the player is brought directly from a cold
damp room, moisture may condense on the
lenses inside the player. Should this occur,
the player may not operate properly. In this
case, remove the disc and leave the player
turned on for about half an hour until the
Do not turn up the volume while listening to
a section with very low level inputs or no
audio signals. If you do, the speakers may be
damaged when a peak level section is played.
Clean the cabinet, panel, and controls with a
soft cloth slightly moistened with a mild
detergent solution. Do not use any type of
abrasive pad, scouring powder or solvent
such as alcohol or benzine.
If you have any questions or problems
concerning your player, please consult your
nearest Sony dealer.
Do not use a commercially available cleaning
disc. It may cause a malfunction.
Caution: This player is capable of holding a
still video image or on-screen display image
on your television screen indefinitely. If
you leave the still video image or on-screen
display image displayed on your TV for an
extended period of time you risk permanent
damage to your television screen.
Projection televisions are especially
susceptible to this.
controls on the player if they have the same
or similar names as those on the remote.
back of the unit and only will play DVD
VIDEO discs (playback only) labeled with
identical region codes. This system is used to
“Playback prohibited by area limitations.”
will appear on the TV screen. Depending on
the DVD, no region code indication may be
labeled even though playing the DVD is
prohibited by area restrictions.
• All CD-ROMs (including PHOTO CDs)/
in the following formats:
–music CD format
–video CD format
–MP3 format that conforms to ISO9660*
Level 1/Level 2, or its extended format,
• DVD-RWs in VR mode
• DVD Audio discs
• HD layer on Super Audio CDs
• A DVD with a different region code.
The instructions in this manual are for the 2
models: DVP-NS315 and DVP-NS415.
Check your model name by looking at the
front panel of the player. DVP-NS415 is the
model used for illustration purposes. Any
difference in operation is clearly indicated
in the text, for example, “DVP-NS415
VIDEOs or DVD-Rs/DVD-
RWs in video mode
CDs or CD-Rs/CD-RWs in
video CD format
RWs containing MP3* audio
CDs or CD-Rs/CD-RWs in
music CD format
conforms to the NTSC color system).
• A disc that has the adhesive of cellophane
(in video mode) cannot be played on this player due
to the recording quality or physical condition of the
disc, or the characteristics of the recording device.
Furthermore, the disc will not play if it has not been
correctly finalized. For more information, see the
operating instructions for the recording device.
Note that discs created in the Packet Write format
cannot be played.
DVDs and VIDEO CDs
VIDEO CDs may be intentionally set by
software producers. Since this player plays
DVDs and VIDEO CDs according to the disc
contents the software producers designed,
some playback features may not be available.
Also, refer to the instructions supplied with
the DVDs or VIDEO CDs.
protection technology that is protected by
method claims of certain U.S. patents, 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.
in a car parked in direct sunlight as the
temperature may rise considerably inside
• Clean the disc with a cleaning cloth.
anti-static spray intended for vinyl LPs.
and lights up in red when the player is in
NS415) (28) (30)
Repeat Play (38)
Repeat Play (39)
Repeat Play (38)
Control Bar is used for making adjustments to
the settings or displaying information during
The displayed contents differ according to the
type of disc being played. The numbers in
parentheses indicate reference pages.
DISPLAY button is pressed repeatedly
during playback. You can select the setting
that suits the current playback item and view
the related information.
The following play modes 1~4 can be set.
The indicator lights up in blue when activated.
Example: When Repeat Play is selected. (The
display will differ when A-B Repeat Play is
The following play modes 7~0 can be set.
The indicator lights up in blue when activated.
Example: When “TVS” is set.
The following playback information is
Example: When playing a DVD.
DISPLAY button is repeatedly pressed
during stop mode. You can make basic
adjustments and customize the player to suit
your viewing preferences.
The following settings can be made.
Shows the same information as Display 1
Shows the same information as Display 2
Shows the same information as Display 3
give you enough information to start using the
player for your enjoyment. To use the
surround sound features of this player, refer
to “Hookups” on page 18.
• Audio/video cord (pinplug
• Size AA (R6) batteries (2)
• A plug adapter is included with some
Batteries into the
remote. Insert two Size AA (R6) batteries by
When using the remote, point it at the remote
may cause a malfunction.
possible damage from battery leakage and