Thanks so much for the Owner's manual for my Sony PS - FL1. I had purchased the turntable off of eBay. It came in and looked great. Packed well and appeared to be great. I balanced and aligned the tone are and hooked it up. When trying to play a record the tone are would move to the right place and just before it would drop to play it moved back off the edge of the record before touching down. I searched the net for an answer to this issue. No luck. Then I purchased the owners manual and sure enough there was a place to adjust where the stylus touched down. That adjustment solved the problem and saved me a $35 feet to have the player checked out. The manual is well written and easy to understand. It is a must have for anyone with this front loading Sony turntable.
Some years back I pruchased a Sansui G-9000. I had it cleaned up and a problem with the left channel repaired. When I got it back I hooked it up to my tape decks, turn tables, TV and it played great. The only thing I was not really satisfied with was the performance of my Graphic Equalizer. I purchased this owner's manual had poured myself a cup of coffee. The manual is well organized and written in plain language. It also contained the solution to my dissatisfaction. By using the preamp connections coupled I was able to run everything through my graphic equalizer and now enjoy the full potential of my complete system.
An excellent service for the price, however, it would also have been handy if the troubleshooter pages were included. The manual is only sent in the language of your country, thus it looks as though there are some pages missing. Otherwise highly recommended.
Text excerpt from page 39 (click to view)
Periodically Philips will issue software upgrade to enhance your user experience. IMPORTANT! â Power supply must not be interrupted during upgrade! To check the current software version of this DVD player; A Press OPEN/CLOSE Ã§ on the DVD player to open the disc tray. The disc tray will open. B Press numeric keypad â55â on the remote control. The file name of the software installed in the DVD player appears on the TV screen. To download and install the latest software to the DVD player; A Visit the Philips website âwww.philips. com/supportâ to check the availability of the latest software upgrade. B Download the software to a CD-R. C Insert the CD-R to the disc slot. The menu appears on the TV screen.
Upgrade Upgrade? Press Play to start File Detected
D Press PLAY/PAUSE u to download the latest software in the DVD player. The DVD player will re-start automatically once the download complete.