Pioneer CX303 Home Theater System User Manual

Getting started 04
Basic playback controls
The following table shows the basic controls on
the remote for playing discs
. You can find
other playback features in the chapter 7.
Resume and Last Memory
When you stop playback of a disc, RESUME
shows in the display indicating that you can
resume playback from that point.
With DVDs and Video CD/Super VCDs, even if
ejected, the play position is stored in memory.
The next time you load the disc, the display
shows LAST MEM and you can resume
If you want to clear the resume point, press
(stop) while RESUME is displayed.
DVD-Video disc menus
Many DVD-Video discs contain menus from
which you can select what you want to watch.
Sometimes DVD-Video menus are displayed
automatically when you start playback; others
only appear when you press MENU or TOP
Video CD/Super VCD PBC menus
Some Video CD/Super VCDs have menus from
which you can choose what you want to watch.
These are PBC (Playback control) menus.
You can play a PBC Video CD/Super VCD
without having to navigate the PBC menu by
starting playback using a number button to
select a track, rather than the (play) button.
1 You may find with some DVD discs that some playback controls don’t work in certain parts of the disc.
Button What it does
Starts/resumes normal playback.
If the display shows RESUME or
LAST MEM playback starts from the
resume or last memory point (see
Resume and Last Memory below).
Pauses/unpauses a disc.
Stops playback or cancels the resume
function (if the display shows
Press to start fast reverse scanning.
Press to start fast forward scanning.
Skips to the start of the current track or
chapter, then previous tracks/chapters.
Skips to the next track or chapter.
Use to enter a title/chapter/track
number. Press
ENTER to select.
• If the disc is stopped, playback starts
from the selected title (for DVD) or
track (for CD/Video CD/Super VCD).
• If the disc is playing, playback jumps
to the start of the selected title (VR
mode DVD-R/-RW), chapter (DVD-
Video) or track (CD/Video CD/Super
2 • The Last Memory function may not work with some discs.
• For DVD-Video discs (except VR mode DVD-R/-RW), the player stores the play position of the last five discs.
Button What it does
Displays the ‘top menu’ of a DVD
disc — this varies with the disc.
Displays a DVD disc menu — this
varies with the disc and may be
the same as the ‘top menu’.
 Moves the cursor around the
Selects the current menu option.
Returns to the previously
displayed menu screen.
Numbers Highlights a numbered menu
option (some discs only). Press
ENTER to select.
Button What it does
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