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LG DN899 - DVD Player Owner's Manual

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©

Copyright 2008, LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc.

For service/

support Call:

Toll Free Number

1-800-243-0000

(http://us.lgservice.com)

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Partner,

LG has determined that this
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Gift Style

1080P Up-Scaling DVD Player  

DN899

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This lightning flash with arrowhead symbol within an equilateral triangle
is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated dangerous
voltage within the product’s enclosure that may be of sufficient 
magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons. 

The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert
the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance 
(servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the product.

WARNING:

TO PREVENT FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK HAZARD, DO NOT

EXPOSE THIS PRODUCT TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.

WARNING: 

Do not install this equipment in a confined space such a bookcase

or similar unit.

CAUTION: 

Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the

manufacturer's instructions.
Slots and openings in the cabinet are provided for ventilation and to ensure 
reliable operation of the product and to protect it from overheating.
The openings should be never be blocked by placing the product on a bed,
sofa, rug or other similar surface.This product should not be placed in a built-in
installation such as a bookcase or rack unless proper ventilation is provided or
the manufacturer's instruction have been adhered to.

CAUTION: 

The apparatus should not be exposed to water (dripping or 

splashing) and no objects filled with liquids, such as vases, should be placed on
the apparatus.

CAUTION concerning the Power Cord

Most appliances recommend they be placed upon a dedicated circuit;

That is, a single outlet circuit which powers only that appliance and has no 
additional outlets or branch circuits. Check the specification page of this owner's
manual to be certain.

Do not overload wall outlets. Overloaded wall outlets, loose or damaged wall
outlets, extension cords, frayed power cords, or damaged or cracked wire 
insulation are dangerous. Any of these conditions could result in electric shock
or fire. Periodically examine the cord of your appliance, and if its appearance
indicates damage or deterioration, unplug it, discontinue use of the appliance,
and have the cord replaced with an exact replacement part by an authorized
servicer.

Protect the power cord from physical or mechanical abuse, such as being 
twisted, kinked, pinched, closed in a door, or walked upon. Pay particular 
attention to plugs, wall outlets, and the point where the cord exits the appliance.

To disconnect power from the unit, pull out the units power cord from the outlet.
When installing the product, ensure that the plug is easily accessible.

FCC WARNING: 

This equipment may generate or use radio frequency energy.

Changes or modifications to this equipment may cause harmful interference
unless the modifications are expressly approved in the instruction manual. The
user could lose the authority to operate this equipment if an unauthorized
change or modification is made.

REGULATORY INFORMATION: FCC Part 15

This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a
Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are
designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when
the product is operated in a residential installation. This product generates,
uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in
accordance with the instruction manual, may cause harmful interference to
radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will
not occur in a particular installation. If this product does cause harmful 
interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by 
turning the product off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the
interference by one or more of the following measures: 
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. 
• Increase the separation between the product and receiver. 
• Connect the product into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the

receiver is connected. 

• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

CAUTION:

DO NOT ATTEMPT TO MODIFY THIS PRODUCT IN ANY WAY WITHOUT
WRITTEN AUTHORIZATION FROM LG ELECTRONICS CORPORATION. 
UNAUTHORIZED MODIFICATION COULD VOID THE USER’S AUTHORITY
TO OPERATE THIS PRODUCT.
THIS EQUIPMENT IS INTENDED TO RECEIVE AND DECODE SIGNALS
TRANSMITTED ACCORDING TO ATSC DIGITAL TELEVISION STANDARD
A/53, SPECIFICATION AND IS INTENDED TO BE USED WITH AN 
APPROPRIATE ANTENNA AND DISPLAY DEVICE THAT YOU MUST
PROVIDE.

FCC COMPLIANCE: 

The responsible party for this product’s compliance is: 

Marketed and Distributed by LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc.,
1000 Sylvan Avenue, Englewood Cliffs, NJ.
Phone: 1-201-816-2000.

Introduction

CAUTION

RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK 

DO NOT OPEN

CAUTION: 

TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK

DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK)

NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE

REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS

CAUTION:

PLEASE READ AND OBSERVE ALL WARNINGS AND
INSTRUCTIONS IN THIS OWNER’S MANUAL. AND THOSE
MARKED ON THE PRODUCT. RETAIN THIS BOOKLET FOR
FUTURE REFERENCE.

This product has been designed and manufactured to assure personal safety.
Improper use can result in electric shock or fire hazard. The safeguards incor-
porated in this product will protect you if you observe the following procedures
for installation, use, and servicing.
This product does not contain any parts that can be repaired by the user.

DO NOT REMOVE THE CABINET COVER, OR YOU MAY BE EXPOSED TO
DANGEROUS VOLTAGE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE
PERSONNEL ONLY.

1. Read these instructions. – 

All these safety and operating instructions

should be read before the product is operated.

2. Keep these instructions. – 

The safety, operating and use instructions

should be retained for future reference.

3. Heed all warnings. – 

All warnings on the product and in the operating

instructions should be adhered to.

4. Follow all instructions. – 

All operating and use instructions should be fol-

lowed.

5. Do not use this apparatus near water. – 

For example: near a bath tub,

wash bowl, kitchen sink, laundry tub, in a wet basement; or near a swim-
ming pool; and other areas located near water.

6. Clean only with dry cloth. – 

Unplug this product from the wall outlet before

cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners.

7. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manu-

facturer’s instructions. - 

Slots and openings in the cabinet are provided for

ventilation and to ensure reliable operation of the  product and to protect it from
over- heating. The openings should never be blocked by placing the product on
a bed, sofa, rug or other similar surface. This product should not be placed in a
built-in installation such as a bookcase or rack unless proper ventilation is pro-
vided or the manufacturer’s instructions have been adhered to.

8. Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers,

stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat.

9. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or grounding-type

plug. A polarized plug has two blades with one wider than the other. A
grounding type plug has two blades and a third grounding prong. The
wide blade or the third prong are provided for your safety. If the provid-
ed plug does not fit into your outlet, consult an electrician for replace-
ment of the obsolete outlet.

10. Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly

at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from
the apparatus.

11.

Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer.

12. Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table specified by the

manufacturer, or sold with apparatus. When a cart is used, use cau-
tion when moving the cart/product combination to avoid injury from
tip-over.

13. Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for

long periods of time.

14. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required

when the product has been damaged in any way, such as power-sup-
ply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects have
fallen into the apparatus, the product has been exposed to rain or
moisture, does not operate normally, or has been dropped.

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About the 

Symbol Display

“ 

” may appear on your TV display during operation and indicates that the

function explained in this owner’s manual is not available on that disc.

Regional Codes

This unit has a regional code printed on the rear of the unit. This unit can play
only DVD discs labeled same as the rear of the unit or “ALL”.
• Most DVD discs have a globe with one or more numbers in it clearly visible

on the cover. This number must match your unit’s regional code or the disc
cannot play. 

• If you try to play a DVD with a different regional code from your player, the

message “Check Regional Code” appears on the TV screen.

Copyrights

It is forbidden by law to copy, broadcast, show, broadcast via cable, play in
public, or rent copyrighted material without permission. This product features
the copy protection function developed by Macrovision. Copy protection signals
are recorded on some discs. When recording and playing the pictures of these
discs picture noise will appear. “This product incorporates copyright protection
technology that is protected by U.S. patents and other intellectual property
rights. Use of this copyright protection technology must be authorized by
Macrovision, and is intended for home and other limited viewing uses only
unless otherwise authorized by Macrovision. Reverse engineering or disas-
sembly is prohibited.”

CONSUMERS SHOULD NOTE THAT NOT ALL HIGH DEFINITION TELEVI-
SION SETS ARE FULLY COMPATIBLE WITH THIS PRODUCT AND MAY
CAUSE ARTIFACTS TO BE DISPLAYED IN THE PICTURE. IN CASE OF 525
PROGRESSIVE SCAN PICTURE PROBLEMS, IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT
THE USER SWITCH THE CONNECTION TO THE ‘STANDARD DEFINITION’
OUTPUT. IF THERE ARE QUESTIONS REGARDING OUR TV SET COMPAT-
IBILITY WITH THIS MODEL 525p UNIT, PLEASE CONTACT OUR CUS-
TOMER SERVICE CENTER.

DVD-VIDEO: 

Discs such as movies that can be 

purchased or rented

DVD-RW: 

VR mode, Video mode and finalized only

Audio CD: 

Music CDs or CD-R/CD-RW in music CD

format that can be purchased

This unit plays DVD±R/RW and CD-R/RW that contains audio titles, MPEG4,
MP3, WMA and/or JPEG files. Some DVD±RW/DVD±R or CD-RW/CD-R cannot
be played on this unit due to the recording quality or physical condition of the
disc, or the characteristics of the recording device and authoring software. 

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Types of Playable Discs

Type

Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
Important Safety Instructions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
Types of Playable Discs  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
Hooking up the unit   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5-6
Remote Control  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
Main Unit  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
Adjust the settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9-10
Displaying Disc Information  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
Playing a Disc  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11-12
Playing MPEG4 movie file  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12-13
Listening to Music Disc or files  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13
Viewing photo files  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13-14
Using an USB Flash Drive  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14
Language Codes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
Area Codes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
Troubleshooting  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16
Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16

Contents

Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. “Dolby”and the 
double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.

HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trade-
marks or registered trademarks of HDMI licensing LLC.

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“DVD Logo” is a trademark of DVD Format/Logo Licensing Corporation.

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Hooking up the unit

Audio and Video Connection

The unit Audio/Video jacks are color coded (yellow for video, red for right audio
and white for left audio). If your TV has only one input for audio (mono), 
connect it to the left (white) audio jack on the unit. 

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S-Video connection

Connect the S-VIDEO OUTPUT jack on the unit to the corresponding input
jacks on your TV using a S-Video cable.
You will still need to connect the left and right audio cables to the TV, or 
digital audio cable to your stereo.

Caution : 

You must set the [TV Output Select] option to [S-Video] on the

setup menu to use this connection. (See page 9)

Component Video Connections

Connect the COMPONENT/PROGRESSIVE SCAN OUTPUT jacks on the
unit to the corresponding input jacks on your TV using a YPbPr cable.
• You will still need to connect the left and right audio cables to the TV, or 

digital audio cable to your stereo.

Caution : 

You must set the [TV Output Select] option to [YPbPr] on the

setup menu to use this connection. (See page 9)

Resolution Setting

• You can change the resolution for component video output. Press 

RESOLUTION repeatedly to select the desired resolution - 480i, 
480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p. 

• For 720p,1080p and 1080i resolution on the component video output, only 

non-copy protected discs can be played back. If the disc is copy 
protected,it will be displayed at the 480p resolution.

• Depending on your TV, some of the resolution settings may result in the 

picture disappearing or an abnormal picture appearing. In this case, press
RESOLUTION repeatedly until the picture re-appears.

Digital Audio Output Connection

Connect one of the unit’s DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT (COAXIAL) jack to the
corresponding jack on your amplifier.
• If the audio format of the digital output does not match the capabilities of 

your amplifier, the amplifier will produce a strong, distorted sound or no 
sound at all. 

• To see the audio format of the current disc in the on-screen display, press

AUDIO.

• This unit does not perform internal (2 channel) decoding of a DTS sound 

track. To enjoy DTS multi channel surround, you must connect this unit to 
a DTS compatible amplifier via one of this unit’s digital audio outputs

Connect the AC
power cord into the
power outlet.

A

B

B

C

A

C

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Hooking up the unit

HDMI Connection

Connect the HDMI OUTPUT jack on the unit to the HDMI input jack on an
HDMI compatible TV using an HDMI cable.

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Resolution Setting

You can change the resolution for HDMI output. Press RESOLUTION 
repeatedly to select the desired resolution - 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p. 

Note for 1080p resolution

The unit is able to provide a 1080p full HD image to most 1080p-capable TVs in
the market today. However, there are some 1080p TVs available from certain
companies that are limited in the types of 1080p images that can be accepted.
Specifically, 1080p-capable TVs that don’t accept images in 60Hz can’t display
an image from this unit.

About HDMI

HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) supports both video and audio on a
single digital connection for use with DVD Players, Set-Top Boxes, and other AV
devices. HDMI was developed to provide the technologies of HDCP (High-band-
width Digital Content Protection). HDCP is used to protect digital content 
transmitted and received.

HDMI has the capability to support standard, enhanced or high-definition video
plus standard to multi-channel surround-sound audio, HDMI features include
uncompressed digital video, a bandwidth of up to 5 gigabytes per second, one
connector (instead of several cables and connectors), and communication
between the AV source and AV devices such as DTVs.

Notes on HDMI connection

• If your TV is not capable of handling 96 kHz sampling frequency, set the

[Sampling Freq.] option to [48 kHz] on the setup menu (See page 9). 

• If your TV is not equipped with Dolby Digital and MPEG decoder, set the

[Dolby Digital and [MPEG] options to [PCM] on the setup menu (See page 9).

• Depending on your TV, some of the resolution settings may result in the 

picture disappearing or an abnormal picture appearing. In this case, press 
RESOLUTION repeatedly unit the picture re-appears.

• Changing the resolution when the unit is connected with HDMI connector

may result in malfunctions. To solve the problem, turn off the unit and then
turn it on again.

• When you connect a HDMI or DVI compatible device make sure of the 

following:
- Try switching off the HDMI/DVI device and this unit. Next, switch on the

HDMI/DVI device and leave it for around 30 seconds, then switch on this 
unit.

- The connected device’s video input is set correctly for this unit.
- The connected device is compatible with 720x480i, 720x480p, 1280x720p,

1920x1080i or 1920x1080p video input.

- The 1080p, 720p and 480p resolutions are the progressive scan applied 

resolution

• Not all HDCP-compatible DVI devices will work with this unit.

- The picture will not be displayed properly with non-HDCP device.

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Remote control

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

a

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

POWER (

1

) : 

Switches the unit ON or OFF.

OPEN/CLOSE (

Z

) : 

Opens and closes the disc

tray.

AUDIO (

)

: Selects an audio language or audio

channel.

SUBTITLE (

)

: Selects a subtitle language.

ANGLE (

) : 

Selects a DVD camera angle, if

available.

SETUP

: Accesses or exits the setup menu.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

b

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SCAN (

m

M

) : 

Search backward or forward.

SKIP (

.

>

) : 

Go to next or previous

chapter/track.

PAUSE/STEP (

X

) : 

Pauses playback

temporarily/press repeatedly for frame-by-frame
playback.

PLAY (

N

) : 

Starts playback.

STOP (

x

) : 

Stops playback.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

c

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DVD MENU : 

Accesses the DVD menu.

TITLE : 

Accesses the disc’s title menu, if available.

l r o b

:

Navigates the menus.

ENTER (

)

: Confirms menu selection.

DISPLAY : 

Accesses On-Screen Display.

RETURN (

O

) : 

Press to move backwards in the

menu or exit the menu. Change the USB mode.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

d

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Numerical buttons: 

Selects numbered items in a

menu.

CLEAR : 

Removes a track number on the Program

List.

PROGRAM : 

Enters the program edit mode.

A-B

: Repeats a section.

REPEAT : 

Repeats a chapter, track, title or all.

ZOOM : 

Enlarges video image.

RESOLUTION : 

You can change the resolution

depending on your TV.

Put the battery into the Remote Control

Pinch the battery holder clip together then pull the
tab to remove the battery holder. Insert the battery
with the + facing in the same direction as the +
on the battery holder. Replace the battery holder
with battery into the Remote Control unit making
sure that it is fully inserted.
• Replace Remote Control unit battery with 3V

micro lithium cells such as CR. 2025 or its equiv-
alent.

• Dispose of battery safety in accordance with local

laws. Do not dispose of in fire.

Warning for replaceable lithium battery

• Danger of explosion if battery incorrectly

replaced.

• Replace only with the same type battery.
• Additional warning marking close to the battery if

intended to be replaced by users.

a

b

c

d

Warning :

The battery used in this device may

present a fire or chemical burn hazard if mistreat-
ed. Do not recharge, disassemble, incinerate, or
heat above 100 °C (212 °F).
Replace the battery with Matsushita Elec. Ind.
Co., Ltd. (Panasonic), part no. CR. 2025 only.
Use of another battery may present a risk of fire
or explosion. Dispose of used batteries. Keep bat-
teries away from children. Do not disassemble or
dispose of in fire.

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a

1

/

I (Power)

Turn the unit ON or OFF.

b

Z

(Open / Close)

Opens or closes the disc tray.

(Play)

Starts playback.

(Stop)

Stops playback.

(Skip)

Returns to the beginning of current chapter or track or go to 
the previous chapter or track.

(Skip)

Go to next chapter or track. 

c

Disc Tray

Insert a disc here.

d

Display window

Shows the current status of the unit.

e

Remote sensor

Point the remote control here.

f

USB Port

Connect an USB Flash Drive.

Main Unit

c

d

e

f

a

b

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Adjust the settings - more you can do

When you turn on for the first time

The menu for a language selection will appear when you turn on the unit for the
first time. You must select a language to use the unit. Use 

vV b B 

to select a

language then press 

ENTER 

and the confirm menu will appear. Use 

b B 

to

select [Enter] then press 

ENTER

.

Adjust the language settings  

Menu Language – 

Select a language for the Setup menu and on-screen 

display. 

Disc Audio/Subtitle/Menu – 

Select a language for the Disc Audio/Subtitle/

Menu. 

[Original]: Refers to the original language in which the disc was recorded.
[Other]: To select another language, press number buttons then 

ENTER

to

enter the corresponding 4-digit number according to the language code list.
(see page 15) If you make a mistake while entering number, press 

CLEAR

to

delete numbers then correct it.
[Off] (for Disc Subtitle): Turn off Subtitle.

Adjust the display settings  

TV Aspect – 

Select which screen aspect to use based on the shape of your TV

screen. 

[4:3]: Select when a standard 4:3 TV is connected.
[16:9]: Select when a 16:9 wide TV is connected.

Display Mode – 

If you selected 4:3, you’ll need to define how you would like

widescreen programs and films to be displayed on your TV screen. 

[Letterbox]: This displays a widescreen picture with black bands at the top
and bottom of the screen.
[Panscan]: This fills the entire 4:3 screen, cropping the picture as necessary.

TV Output Select – 

Select an option according to the TV connection type. 

[YPbPr]: When your TV is connected with the COMPONENT/PROGRESSIVE
SCAN OUTPUT jacks on the unit. 
[S-Video]: When your TV is connected with the S-Video jack.

Adjust the audio settings  

Dolby Digital / DTS / MPEG – 

Selects the type of digital audio signal when

using the DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT jack.

[Bitstream]: Select this when you connect this unit’s DIGITAL AUDIO 
OUTPUT jack to an amplifier with a built-in Dolby Digital, DTS or MPEG
decoder.
[PCM] (for Dolby Digital / MPEG): Select this when you connect this unit’s
DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT jack to an amplifier without a built-in Dolby Digital
or MPEG decoder.

[Off] (for DTS): Select this when you connect this unit’s DIGITAL AUDIO
OUTPUT jack to an amplifier without a built-in DTS decoder.

Sample Freq. (Frequency) –

Selects the sampling frequency of the audio 

signal. 

[48 KHz]: The audio signals are always converted to 48 kHz.
[96 KHz]: The audio signals are output in their original format.

DRC (Dynamic Range Control) –

Make the sound clear when the volume is

turned down (Dolby Digital only). Set to [On] for this effect. 

Vocal –

Set to [On] only when a multi-channel karaoke DVD is playing. The

karaoke channels on the disc mix into normal stereo sound.

Adjust the settings

1 Display setup menu:

SETUP

2 Select a desired option on the first level: 

v

v  V

V

3 Move to second level: 

B

B

4 Select a desired option on the second level: 

v

v  V

V

5 Move to third level: 

B

B

6 Change the setting:

v

v  V

V

/ ENTER

ON REMOTE

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Adjust the lock settings  

You must set the [Area Code] option to use the lock options. Select [Area Code]
option then press 

B

. Enter a 4-digit password then press 

ENTER

. Enter it again

then press 

ENTER 

to verify. If you make a mistake while entering number, press

CLEAR 

then correct it.

If you forget your password you can reset it. First, remove the disc in the unit.
Display setup menu then input the 6-digit number “210499”. The “P CLR”
appear in the display window and the password is deleted.

Rating –

Select a rating level. The lower the level, the stricter the rating. Select

[Unlock] to deactivate the rating.

Password –

Sets or changes the password for lock settings. 

[New]: Enter a new 4-digits password using the numerical buttons then press

ENTER

. Enter the password again to confirm.

[Change]: Enter the new password twice after entering the current password.

Area Code –

Select a code for a geographic area as the playback rating level.

This determines which area’s standards are used to rate DVDs controlled by the
parental lock. (See page 15)

Adjust the others settings  

B.L.E. (Black Level Expansion) –

To select the black level of playback 

pictures. Set your preference and monitor’s ability.

Displaying Disc Information - more you can do

You can select an item by pressing 

vV 

and change or select the setting by

pressing 

b B

.

Current title (or track) number/total number of titles (or tracks)

Current chapter number/total number of chapters

Elapsed playing time

Selected audio language or channel

Selected subtitle

Selected angle/total number of angles

Symbol Used in this Manual

All discs and file listed below

Audio CDs

DVD and finalized DVD±R/RW

CD-G discs

MP3 files

WMA files

MPEG4 files

MPEG4

WMA

MP3

CD-G

DVD

ACD

ALL

Displaying Disc Information

1 Press DISPLAY:

DISPLAY

2 Select a item: 

v

v  V

V

3 Adjust the Display menu settings: 

b

b B

B  

/ ENTER

4 To return the exit:

DISPLAY

ON REMOTE

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Playing a Disc - more you can do

Stops the playback

The unit records the stopped point depending on the disc. “ 

Xx

x  

” appears on

the screen briefly. Press 

PLAY ( 

N

N

)

to resume playback (from the scene

point). If you press 

STOP (

x

x  

again or unload the disc (“ 

x

x  

” appears on the

screen), the unit will clear the stopped point. 

(

X

Xx

x  

= Resume Stop, 

x

x  

= Complete Stop)

The resume point may be cleared

when a button is pressed (for example :POWER, OPEN/CLOSE, etc).

Playing a DVD that has a menu  

Most DVD now have menus which load first before the film begins to play. You
can navigate these menus using 

vV b B 

or number button to highlight an

option. Press 

ENTER

to select.

Playing a DVD VR disc 

This unit will play DVD-RW disc that is recorded using the Video Recording
(VR) format. When you insert a disc DVD VR disc, the menu will appear on the
screen. Use 

vV 

to select a title then press 

PLAY ( 

N

N

)

. To display DVD-VR

menu, press 

DVD MENU

or 

TITLE

.

Some DVD-VR disc are made with CPRM data by DVD RECORDER. Player
does not support these kinds of discs.

Skip to the next/previous chapter/track  

Press 

SKIP (

>

)

to move to the next chapter/track.

Press 

SKIP (

.

)

to return to the beginning of the current chapter/track. 

Press 

SKIP (

.

)

twice briefly to step back to the previous chapter/track.

Pause a playback  

Press 

PAUSE/STEP (

X

)

to pause playback. Press 

PLAY ( 

N

N

)

to continue

playback.

Frame-by-Frame playback  

Press 

PAUSE/STEP (

X

)

repeatedly to play Frame-by-Frame playback.

Playing repeatedly  

Press 

REPEAT

repeatedly to select an item to be repeated. The current title,

chapter or track will be played back repeatedly. To return to normal playback,
press 

REPEAT

repeatedly to select [Off]. 

Fast forward or fast reverse  

Press 

SCAN (

m

or 

M

)

to play fast forward or fast reverse during playback.

You can change the various playback speed by pressing 

SCAN (

m

or 

M

)

repeatedly. Press 

PLAY ( 

N

N

)

to continue play at normal speed.

Repeating a specific portion (A-B)  

Press 

A-B

at the beginning of the portion you wish to repeat and again at the

end of the portion. Your selected portion will be repeated continually. 
To return to normal playback, press 

A-B

to select [Off].

Selecting a subtitle language  

During playback, press 

SUBTITLE (

)

repeatedly to select a desired subtitle

language.

Watching from a different angle  

If the angle indicator appears on the screen for a moment, you can select a 
different camera angle by pressing 

ANGLE (

)

repeatedly.

Hearing a different audio  

During playback, press 

AUDIO (

)

repeatedly to switch between the available

audio languages, channels or encoding methods. 

Slow down the playing speed  

(Forward only) 

While playback is paused, press 

SCAN (

m

or 

M

)

to slow down reverse or

forward playback. You can change the various playback speed by pressing 

SCAN (

m

or 

M

)

repeatedly. Press 

PLAY (

N

N

)

to continue play at normal

speed. 

DVD

MPEG4

CD-G

MPEG4

DVD

DVD

MPEG4

DVD

ACD

MPEG4

DVD

MP3

WMA

ACD

MPEG4

DVD

ALL

MPEG4

DVD

ALL

ALL

DVD

Playing a Disc

ON REMOTE

1 Open the disc tray:

Z

Z

OPEN/CLOSE

2 Insert a Disc: 

-

3 Close the disc tray: 

Z

Z

OPEN/CLOSE

4 Start playback:

N

N

PLAY

5 To stop playback:

x

x

STOP

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Watching a enlarged video image

During playback or pause mode, press 

ZOOM

repeatedly to select zoom mode.

You can move through the zoomed picture using 

vVb B

buttons. Press

CLEAR

to exit.

Viewing the title menu  

Press 

TITLE 

to display the disc's title menu, if available.

Viewing the DVD menu  

Press 

DVD MENU

to display the disc menu, if available.

Starting play from selected time 

Searches for the starting point of entered time code. Press 

DISPLAY

then

select clock icon. Enter a time then press 

ENTER

. For example, to find a scene

at 1 hours, 10 minutes, and 20 seconds, enter "11020" and press 

ENTER

If you enter the wrong number, press 

CLEAR

to enter again.

Last Scene Memory 

This unit memorizes last scene from the last disc that is viewed. The last scene
remains in memory even if you remove the disc from the player or switch off the
unit. If you load a disc that has the scene memorized, the scene is automatical-
ly recalled.

Screen Saver

The screen saver appears when you leave the unit in Stop mode for about five 
minutes. If the Screen Saver is displayed for five minutes, the unit automatically
turns itself off.

Mixed disc or USB Flash Drive – MPEG4, MP3/WMA and JPEG

When playing a disc or USB Flash Drive contained with MPEG4, MP3/WMA
and JPEG files together, you can select which menu of files you would like to
play by pressing 

TITLE

.

Playing MPEG4 movie file

more you can do

Changing the character set to display MPEG4 subtitle correctly

Press and hold 

SUBTITLE

for 3 seconds during playback. The language code

will appear. Press 

b B 

to select another language code until the subtitle is 

displayed properly and then press 

ENTER

.

MPEG4 file requirement

This unit does not support the DivX file.
MPEG4 file compatibility with this player is limited as follows:
• Available resolution size: 720x576 (W x H) pixel
• The file names of MPEG4 and subtitle are limited to 45 characters.
• MPEG4 file extensions: “.avi”, “.mpg”, “.mpeg”
• Playable MPEG4 subtitle: SubRip (.srt / .txt), SAMI (.smi), 

SubStation Alpha (.ssa/.txt), MicroDVD (.sub/.txt), SubViewer 2.0 (.sub/.txt),
TMPlayer (.txt), DVD Subtitle System (.txt),
VobSub(*.sub)       Sub/idx, stream based format  

• Playable Codec format: “3IV1 “, “3IV2”
• Playable Audio format: “Dolby Digital”, “DTS”, “PCM”, “MP3”, “WMA”
• Sampling frequency: within 8 - 48 kHz (MP3), within 22 - 48 kHz (WMA)
• Bit rate: within 8 - 320 kbps (MP3), within 32 - 256 kbps (WMA),

less than 6Mbps (MPEG4 file)

• CD-R/RW, DVD±R/RW Format: ISO 9660 
• Maximum Files/Floder: Less than 600 (total number of files and folders)

ACD

DVD

MPEG4

DVD

DVD

DVD

MPEG4

DVD

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Playing MPEG4 movie file

1 Open the disc tray:

Z

Z

OPEN/CLOSE

2 Insert a disc: 

-

3 Close the disc tray: 

Z

Z

OPEN/CLOSE

4 Select a movie file from the menu:

v

v  V

V

, DVD MENU

5 Start playback:

N

N

PLAY

6 To stop playback:

x

x

STOP

ON REMOTE

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Notes on MPEG4 format

• The “This file has the non-supported type on the player. Please move into

browser and select the other file.” will appear if this unit does not support the
MPEG4 file.

• If the video and audio structure of MPEG4 file is not interleaved, returns to

the menu screen.

• If there is impossible code to express in the MPEG4 file name, it may be 

displayed as “_” mark. 

Listening to Music Disc or files - more you
can do

Creating your own program

You can play the contents of a disc in the order you want by arranging the order
of the musics on the disc. To add a music(s) on the program list, press 

PROGRAM

to enter the program edit mode (

mark appears on the menu). 

Select a desired music on the [List] then press 

ENTER

to add the music to the

program list. Select a music from the program list then press 

ENTER

to start pro-

grammed playback. To clear a music from the program list, select the music you
want to clear then press 

CLEAR 

in program edit mode. To clear all music from

the program list, select [Clear All] then press 

ENTER 

in program edit mode. The

program is cleared when the disc is removed or the unit is turned off.

Playing an CD-G disc 

Once you insert an CD-G disc, a menu appears on the screen. Use 

vV 

to

select a track then press 

PLAY ( 

N

N

)

. To display the CD-G menu during 

playback, press 

STOP (

x

x  

twice. 

You can display the setup menu by pressing 

SETUP

only when CD-G menu

appears on the TV screen.

Displaying file information (ID3 TAG) 

While playing a MP3 file containing file information, you can display the
information by pressing 

DISPLAY

repeatedly.

MP3/WMA music file requirement

MP3/WMA compatibility with this unit is limited as follows:
• File extensions: “.mp3”, “.wma”
• Sampling frequency: within 8 - 48 kHz (MP3), within 22 - 48kHz (WMA)
• Bit rate: within 8 - 320kbps (MP3), within 32 - 256kbps (WMA)
• CD-R/RW, DVD±R/RW Format: ISO 9660 
• Maximum Files/Folder: Less than 600 (total number of files and folders)

Viewing photo files - more you can do

Viewing photo files as a slide show

Use 

vV b B

to highlight (

) icon then press 

ENTER

to start slide show.

You can change slide show speed using 

b B

when (

) icon is highlighted.

Skip to the next/previous photo

Press 

SKIP (

.

or 

>

)

to view the previous/next photo.

Rotate a photo

Use 

vV

to rotate the photo in full screen counterclockwise or clockwise while

viewing a photo in full screen.

Pause a slide show

Press 

PAUSE/STEP (

X

)

to pause a slide show. Press 

PLAY ( 

N

N

)

to continue

the slide show.

Listening to music during slide show

You can listen to music during slide show, if the disc contain music and photo
files together. Use 

vV b B

to highlight (

) icon then press 

ENTER

to start

slide show.

E

Viewing photo files

ON REMOTE

1 Open the disc tray:

Z

Z

OPEN/CLOSE

2 Insert a disc: 

-

3 Close the disc tray: 

Z

Z

OPEN/CLOSE

4 Select a photo file on the menu:

v

v  V

V

, DVD MENU

5 Display the selected file in full screen:

N

N

PLAY

6 To return to the menu:

x

x

STOP

Listening to Music Disc or files

ON REMOTE

1 Open the disc tray:

Z

Z

OPEN/CLOSE

2 Insert a disc: 

-

3 Close the disc tray: 

Z

Z

OPEN/CLOSE

4 Select a music from the menu:

v

v  V

V

, DVD MENU

5 Start playback:

N

N

PLAY

6 To stop playback:

x

x

STOP

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Watching a enlarged photo image

While viewing a photo in full screen, press 

ZOOM

repeatedly to select zoom

mode. You can move through the zoomed photo using 

vVb B

buttons. 

Press 

CLEAR

to exit.

Photo file requirement

JPEG file compatibility with this unit is limited as follows:

• File extensions: “.jpg”
• Photo size: Less than 5M recommended
• CD-R/RW, DVD±R/RW Format: ISO 9660 
• Maximum Files/Folder: Less than 600 (total number of files and folders)

Notes an USB Flash Drive

• You can switch USB and DISC mode by pressing 

RETURN (

O

O

)

only in stop

mode.

• Do not extract the USB device in operating.
• Regular back up is recommended to prevent data loss.
• If you use a USB extension cable or USB HUB, the USB device might not be

recognized.

• Music files (MP3/WMA), photo files (JPEG) and MPEG4 files can be played.

For details of operations on each files, refer to relevant pages.

• This unit is not supported when the total number of files is more than 600.
• Bit rate: within 8 - 320 kbps (MP3), within 32 - 256 kbps (WMA),

less than 6Mbps (MPEG4 file)

• The USB function of this unit does not support all kinds of USB devices.
• Digital camera and mobile phone are not supported.
• USB port of the unit can not be connected to PC. The unit can not be used

as a storage device.

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Using an USB Flash Drive

1 Connect an USB Flash Drive to the USB

-

port on the unit:

2 Display the menu screen in stop mode: 

O

RETURN

3 Select a file:

v

v  V

V

, DVD MENU

4 Play the file:

N

N

PLAY

5 Remove the USB Flash Drive:

-

You can play MP3/WMA/JPEG/MPEG4 in the USB Flash Drive with version
2.0/1.1.

ON REMOTE

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Language Codes

Use this list to input your desired language for the following initial settings: Disc Audio, Disc Subtitle, Disc Menu.

Area Codes

Choose a area code from this list.

Language

Code

Afar 6565
Afrikaans 6570
Albanian 8381
Ameharic 6577
Arabic 6582
Armenian 7289
Assamese 6583
Aymara 6588
Azerbaijani 6590
Bashkir 6665
Basque 6985
Bengali; Bangla 

6678

Bhutani 6890
Bihari 6672
Breton 6682
Bulgarian 6671
Burmese 7789
Byelorussian 6669
Chinese 9072

Language

Code

Croatian 7282
Czech 6783
Danish 6865
Dutch 7876
English 6978
Esperanto 6979
Estonian 6984
Faroese 7079
Fiji 7074
Finnish 7073
French 7082
Frisian 7089
Galician 7176
Georgian 7565
German 6869
Greek 6976
Greenlandic 7576
Guarani 7178
Gujarati 7185

Language

Code

Hausa 7265
Hebrew 7387
Hindi 7273
Hungarian 7285
Icelandic 7383
Indonesian 7378
Interlingua 7365
Irish 7165
Italian 7384
Japanese

7465

Kannada 7578
Kashmiri 7583
Kazakh 7575
Kirghiz 7589
Korean 7579
Kurdish 7585
Laothian 7679
Latin 7665
Latvian, Lettish 

7686

Language

Code

Lingala 7678
Lithuanian 7684
Macedonian 7775
Malagasy 7771
Malay 7783
Malayalam 7776
Maori 7773
Marathi 7782
Moldavian 7779
Mongolian 7778
Nauru

7865

Nepali 7869
Norwegian 7879
Oriya 7982
Panjabi 8065
Pashto, Pushto 

8083

Persian 7065
Polish 8076
Portuguese 8084

Language

Code

Quechua 8185
Rhaeto-Romance 8277
Rumanian 8279
Russian 8285
Samoan 8377
Sanskrit 8365
Scots Gaelic 

7168

Serbian 8382
Serbo-Croatian 8372
Shona 8378
Sindhi 8368
Singhalese 8373
Slovak 8375
Slovenian 8376
Spanish 6983
Sudanese 8385
Swahili 8387
Swedish 8386
Tagalog 8476

Language Code

Tajik 8471
Tamil 8465
Telugu 8469
Thai 8472
Tonga 8479
Turkish 8482
Turkmen 8475
Twi 8487
Ukrainian 8575
Urdu 8582
Uzbek 8590
Vietnamese 8673
Volapük 8679
Welsh 6789
Wolof 8779
Xhosa 8872
Yiddish 7473
Yoruba 8979
Zulu 9085

Area

Code

Afghanistan AF
Argentina AR
Australia AU
Austria AT
Belgium BE
Bhutan BT
Bolivia BO
Brazil BR
Cambodia KH
Canada CA
Chile CL
China CN
Colombia CO
Congo CG

Area

Code

Costa Rica 

CR

Croatia HR
Czech Republic 

CZ

Denmark DK
Ecuador EC
Egypt EG
El Salvador 

SV

Ethiopia ET
Fiji FJ
Finland FI
France FR
Germany DE
Great Britain 

GB

Greece GR

Area

Code

Greenland GL
Hong Kong 

HK

Hungary HU
India IN
Indonesia ID
Israel IL
Italy IT
Jamaica JM
Japan JP
Kenya KE
Kuwait KW
Libya LY
Luxembourg LU
Malaysia MY

Area

Code

Maldives MV
Mexico MX
Monaco MC
Mongolia MN
Morocco MA
Nepal NP
Netherlands NL
Netherlands Antilles  AN
New Zealand 

NZ

Nigeria NG
Norway NO
Oman OM
Pakistan PK
Panama PA

Area

Code

Paraguay PY
Philippines PH
Poland PL
Portugal PT
Romania RO
Russian Federation  RU
Saudi Arabia 

SA

Senegal SN
Singapore SG
Slovak Republic 

SK

Slovenia SI
South Africa 

ZA

South Korea 

KR

Spain ES

Area

Code

Sri Lanka 

LK

Sweden SE
Switzerland CH
Taiwan TW
Thailand TH
Turkey TR
Uganda UG
Ukraine UA
United States 

US

Uruguay UY
Uzbekistan UZ
Vietnam VN
Zimbabwe ZW

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Specifications

Troubleshooting

Symptom

Correction

The power cord is disconnected.

No disc is inserted.

The TV is not set to receive the
signal from the unit.

The video cable is not connected
securely.

The equipment connected with
the audio cable is not set to
receive the signal from the unit.

The AUDIO options are set to the
wrong position.

An unplayable disc is inserted.

The rating level is set.

The remote control is not pointed
at the remote sensor on the unit.

The remote control is too far from
the unit.

Plug the power cord into the wall
outlet securely.

Insert a disc. 

Select the appropriate video input
mode on the TV.

Connect the video cable securely.

Select the correct input mode of
the audio amplifier.

Set the AUDIO settings to the
correct position.

Insert a playable disc. (Check the
disc type and regional code.)

Change the rating level.

Point the remote control at the
remote sensor of the unit.

Operate the remote control closer
to the unit.

No power.

The power is on,
but the unit does
not work.

No picture.

No sound.

The unit does not
start playback.

The remote con-
trol does not work
properly. 

Designs and specifications are subject to change without
prior notice.

Cause

General

Power requirements

AC 120V~60Hz

Power consumption

8 W

Dimensions (Approx.)

360 x 45.5 x 210 mm 
(W x H x D) without foot 

Net Weight (Approx.)

1.4 kg

Operating temperature

5 °C to 35 °C

Operating humidity

5 % to 90 %

Laser

Semiconductor laser

Signal system

NTSC

Inputs

USB IN

4 pin (USB 2.0/1.1 standard)

Outputs

Video Output

1.0 V (p-p), 75 

, sync negative,

RCA jack (L, R) x 1 

Component Video Output

(Y) 1.0 V (p-p), 75 

, sync negative,

RCA jack x 1

(Pb)/(Pr) 0.7 V (p-p), 75 

,

RCA jack x 2

S-Video Output

(Y) 1.0 V (p-p), 75 

,

sync negative, Mini DIN 4-pin x 1
(C) 0.3 V, 75 

HDMI Video/Audio Output

19 pin(HDMI standard, Type A)

Audio Output

2.0 Vrms (1 KHz, 0 dB), 600 

,

RCA jack (L, R) x 1 

Digital Output (Coaxial)

0.5 V (p-p), 75 

, RCA jack x 1

Accessories

Video/Audio cable, Remote Control ,Lithium Battery

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This LG Electronics product, will be repaired or replaced, at LG’s option, if it proves to be defective in material or workmanship, under normal use, during the war-
ranty period (“Warranty Period”) listed below, effective from the date (“Date of Purchase”) of original consumer purchase of the product. This warranty is good only
to the original purchaser of the product and effective only when used in the United States, excluding U.S. Territories.

THIS WARRANTY IS IN LIEU OF ANY OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY OF MER-
CHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. TO THE EXTENT ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY IS REQUIRED BY LAW, IT IS LIMITED IN
DURATION TO THE EXPRESS WARRANTY PERIOD ABOVE. LG ELECTRONICS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDI-
RECT, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OF ANY NATURE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMI-
TATION, LOST REVENUES OR PROFITS, LOST OR CORRUPTED PROGRAMMING OR DATA, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGE WHETHER BASED IN CON-
TRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE.

Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages or limitation on how long an implied

warranty lasts, so the above exclusion or limitation may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights that may
vary from state to state.

THIS LIMITED WARRANTY DOES NOT APPLY TO:

Damages or operating problems that result from shipping, installation, adjustment of user controls, calibration, maintenance or failure to maintain, or separate
system components; and

Damages or operating problems that result from normal wear and tear, misuse, abuse, operation outside environmental specifications or contrary to the
requirements or precautions in the Operating Guide, accident, lightning strikes or other natural causes, unauthorized modification or alteration, incorrect elec-
trical current or voltage, reception problem caused by inadequate home antenna or faulty antenna connections, computer software, institutional or commercial
use, or other causes not arising out of defect in material or workmanship.

Therefore, the cost of repair or replacement of such defective product shall be borne by the consumer.

CUSTOMER INTER-ACTIVE CENTER NUMBERS:

LG ELECTRONICS U.S.A., INC.
1000 SYLVAN AVENUE
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NJ

Issue O

Printed in Indonesia

WARRANTY PERIOD:

LABOR: 90 days 

from the Date of Purchase.

PARTS: One Year

from the Date of Purchase.

* Parts replaced are warranted for the remaining portion of the original warranty

period.

HOW SERVICE IS HANDLED:

Call 1-800-243-0000 

for instructions on getting the defective unit repaired or

replaced.

Please retain dated sales receipt and your box 

to return the unit to LG for repair

or replacement.
Shipping both ways will be paid by LG during the Warranty Period. After the
Warranty Period, you pay inbound shipping charges and LG pays return shipping
charges.
Visit our website at: http://www.lgservice.com

For nearest Authorized Service Center, Where to buy, Product Assistance, or
Customer Assistance

Call 

1-800-243-0000

(24 hours a day, 365 days per year) and select appropriate

options from the menu.

Or visit our website at 

http://www.lgservice.com

LG Electronics, Inc. Limited Warranty - USA

P/No. : MFL58825709

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