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Tour of the Remote Control
Install Batteries in the Remote 
Control
1. 
Open the battery cover on the back of the 
 remote 
control.
2. 
Insert two AAA batteries. Make sure that the polarities  
(+ and -) are aligned correctly.
3. 
Replace the battery cover.
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Description
Front Panel Controls
1. DISC 
TRAY
 
Place the disc here.
2. DISPLAY
 
Operation indicators are displayed here. 
3. OPEN/CLOSE 
(
)
 
 
 
Press to open and close the disc tray.
4. STOP 
( ) 
 
Stops disc play.
5. 
PLAY/PAUSE (
)
 
Begin or pause disc play.
6. STANDBY/ON 
(
)
 
Turn On/Off the DVD Player.
7. 
USB HOST (DVD-C550 Only)
 
Connect a digital still camera, MP3 player, 
memory stick, Card reader or other remov-
able storage devices.
1.  AUDIO OUT JACKS
 
-  Use audio cables to connect to the Audio  
  input jacks of your television or audio/video  
 receiver
2. DIGITAL AUDIO JACK
 - 
Use a coaxial digital cable to connect to a Dolby  
  Digital receiver or A/V Amplifier that contains a  
  Dolby Digital, MPEG2, or DTS decoder.
3.  VIDEO OUT JACK
 
- Use a video cable to connect to the Video  
  input jack on your television.
4.  COMPONENT VIDEO OUT JACKS
 
- Use these jacks if you have a TV with   
  Component Video in jacks. These jacks  
 provide P
R
, P
B
 and Y video. 
 - 
If 
P-SCAN is set to “ON” in Video Output of  
  the General Menu, progressive scan mode will  
 work.
 - 
If 
I-SCAN is set to “ON” in Video Output of the  
  General Menu, interlaced scan mode will  
 work.
5. HDMI OUT JACK
 
- Use an HDMI cable to connect this jack to the  
  HDMI jack on your television for the best  
 quality picture.
 
- If an HDMI cable is connected to an HDMI- 
  compatible TV, HDMI will be output automati- 
  cally from the player in about 10 seconds.
Rear Panel
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1. 
DVD POWER Button
  
Turns the power on or off.
2. 
DVD Button
 
Use to select the DVD player for operation.
3. TV 
Button
 
Use to put the remote in TV mode in order to 
operate a Samsung TV.
4. EZ 
VIEW 
Button
 
 
 
 
Lets you easily adjust the aspect ratio of a 
picture according to the screen size of your TV 
(16:9 or 4:3).
5. 
MARKER Button
6. REPEAT 
Button
 
Allows you to repeat play a title, chapter, track, or 
disc.
7. 
DISC MENU Button
 
Brings up the Disc menu.
8. INFO 
Button
 
Used to
 
displays playback info banner.
 
9. 
TV VOL (+, -) Buttons
 
Controls the volume on a Samsung TV.
10.  SKIP Buttons (
/
)
 
Use to skip the title, chapter or track. 
11.  STOP Button (
)
12. MENU 
Button
 
Brings up the DVD player’s menu.
13. ENTER/π/†,√/® Buttons
 
This button functions as a toggle switch.
14. TOOLS 
Button 
 
Displays the current disc mode. It also lets you 
access the Display function.
15. OPEN/CLOSE 
(
) Button
 
To open and close the disc tray.
16.  HDMI SEL. Button
 
HDMI Output resolution setup.
17.  USB Button (DVD-C550 Only)/
 
ZOOM Button (DVD-C500 Only)
 
Enlarges the DVD Picture.
18.  VIDEO SEL. Button 
 
 Changes video output mode.
19.  REPEAT A-B Button
 
Allows you to repeat play a chosen section (A-B) 
on a disc.
20.  SUBTITLE Button
21.  TITLE MENU Button  
 
Brings up the Title menu.
22.  AUDIO/TV SOURCE Button
 
Use this button to access various audio functions 
on a disc. Use this button to select an available 
source on a Samsung TV (TV mode).
23.  PAUSE Button ( )
 
Pauses disc play.
24. SEARCH 
Buttons 
(
/
)
 
Allows you to search forward/backward 
through a disc.
25. TV 
CH 
(
) Buttons
 
Use to select channels on a Samsung TV.
26.  PLAY Button ( )
 
Begins disc play.
27. RETURN 
Button
 
Returns to a previous menu.
28. EXIT 
Button
 
Exits the on-screen menu.
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