Frequently Asked Question

Technical Guides to Pioneer Home Theatre System

  • Q: When playing a DVD movie the picture is in Black & White
    A: Check on the colour system of the TV, (ie., auto, NTSC, PAL, Secam). Recommend set to Auto.
  • Q: There is a noticeable difference in DVD and CD volume
    A: DVDs and CDs use different recording methods. This is not a malfunction.
  • Q: There is no picture when I play the DVD.
    A: Check that cord connections are correct and that plugs are firmly connected. Be sure that your TV, receiver, or amplifier is set up to view DVD playback.
  • Q: Can I use lens cleaners for my player?
    A: Although lens cleaners for such players are commercially available, we do not recommend using them since some may damage the lens.
  • Q: I can hear 2 languages at the same time when playing VCD.
    A: Toggle between left and right channels using the "Audio" button to select the desired language.