Panasonic DMR-ES40V Operating Instruction
The screen shown below is displayed when you insert a disc
containing MP3 files and still pictures (JPEG).
∫ To play MP3
Refer to “Using menus to play MP3 discs”.
∫ To play still pictures
Refer to “To show the JPEG Menu”. (
The unit plays MP3 files recorded on CD-R/RW designed for audio
recording that are finalized (
l 58) on a computer. Files are treated
as tracks and folders are treated as groups.
During stop or play
Press [TOP MENU].
≥The file list appears.
3, 4] to select the track and press
≥Play starts on the selected track.
” indicates the track currently playing.
≥You can also directly select the track with the numbered
∫Using the tree screen to find a group
∫To show other groups
:] (Prev.) or  (Next) to show other pages.
≥After listing all the tracks in one group, the list for the next group
∫To exit the file list
Press [TOP MENU] or [RETURN].
Playing discs which contain both MP3
and still pictures
≥You can play MP3 and still pictures (JPEG) on this unit by making
folders as shown below. However depending on how you create
the disc (writing software), play may not be in the order you
numbered the folders.
≥English alphabetical characters and Arabic numerals are
displayed correctly. Other characters may not be displayed
≥When the highest level folders are “DCIM” folders, they are
displayed first on the tree.
AFolder = Group
BFile = Track
3, 4, 2, 1
Playback mode is set to MP3.
If you want to play picture (JPEG),
select JPEG Menu from Menu in FUNCTIONS.
Order of play
Order of play
Structure of MP3 folders
Prefix with 3-digit numbers
in the order you want to play
Structure of still pictures
Files inside a folder are
displayed in the order they
were updated or taken.
Regarding MP3 and still pictures (JPEG)
≥Compatible formats: ISO9660 level 1 or 2 (except for extended
formats) and Joliet
≥Maximum number of files (tracks) and folders (groups)
recognizable: 999 files (tracks) and 99 folders (groups)
≥This unit is compatible with multi-session but reading or play of
the disc may take time if there are a lot of sessions.
≥Operation may take time to complete when there are many files
(tracks) and/or folders (groups) and some files (tracks) may not
display or be playable.
≥The display order on this unit may differ from how the order is
displayed on a computer.
≥Depending on how you create the disc (writing software), files
(tracks) and folders (groups) may not play in the order you
≥This unit is not compatible with packet-write format.
≥Depending on the recording, some items may not be playable.
≥File format: MP3
Files must have the extension “.mp3” or “.MP3”.
≥Bit rates: 32 kbps to 320 kbps
≥Sampling frequency: 16 kHz/22.05 kHz/24 kHz/32 kHz/44.1 kHz/
≥This unit is not compatible with ID3 tags.
≥If there is a large amount of still picture data etc. within a MP3
file, play may not be possible.
Regarding still pictures (JPEG)
≥File format: JPEG (non-compressed RGB chunky format)
Files must have the extension “.jpg” and “.JPG”.
≥Number of pixels: 34 k 34 to 3840 k 2160
(Sub sampling is 4:2:2 or 4:2:0)
This unit cannot play images that have resolutions beyond the
≥MOTION JPEG is not supported.
Using menus to play MP3 discs
2 002 Lady Starfish
3 003 Lefe on Jupiter
4 004 Metal Glue
5 005 Paint It Yellow
6 006 Pyjamamama
7 007 Shirims from Mars
8 008 Starperson
9 009 Velvet Cuppermine
10 010 Ziggy Starfish
1 : My favorite
1 001 Both Ends Freezing
The Group Number
Track Number in the Group
Selected Track Number/
Total Track Number
Selected Group No. and Name
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