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Low-profile DVD Player Delivers High Impact Upgrade

FDS unveils their latest addition to In-flight Entertainment Offerings

Alpharetta, Georgia, November 16, 2015 — FDS Avionics, a leader in Cabin Management Systems, In-flight Entertainment, and Military Special Mission solutions, is pleased to announce a brand new Low-profile DVD Player for business and private jets.

The new Low-profile DVD Player provides high quality images with more than 500 lines of horizontal resolution. To save space and minimize weight, the DVD player includes a slimline design with slot load capabilities. The player can be mounted sideways. Additional features include high-quality audio and a multi-language audio option.

A second model is equipped with inputs for connecting external composite video or analog audio sources. The FD932DVD-LP-3 and FD932DVD-LP-3-AV multi-media disc players both provide a high quality audio and video experience in the cabin.

About FDS Avionics

Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, FDS Avionics is a leading designer, developer, and manufacturer of cabin electronics for business and commercial aircraft. This includes Cabin Management Systems, In-flight Entertainment solutions, and ruggedized Military Special Mission displays. FDS also specializes in customized solutions for special applications requiring adherence to military and commercial specifications.

How do I install the ferrite for the DVD player?

These instructions apply to any of our products that use a ferrite, including the FD932DVD-LP-2 and the FD932DVD-LP-2-AV.

What is the maximum RMS output voltage of the FD932DVD-LP-2 audio outputs?

The maximum output voltage of the FD932DVD-LP-2 is 1 volt. If you are trying to run extra speakers off of the FD932DVD-LP-2 you will need an amplifier.

Does your DVD player accept DivX or MP4 files?

The FD932DVD-LP-2 and FD932DVD-LP-2-AV from Flight Display Systems accepts discs with the following:

MP4-FD932DVD-LP-2-AV

FD932DVD-LP-2-AV

Why am I receiving a DISC ERR or NO DISC error on my DVD player?

The message DISC ERR is usually displayed when the unit ca see the disc but not play the disc. This usually occurs when the disc is scratched or dirty.

The message NO DiSC is displayed when the unit simply can not read or detect the disc at all. This can also occur if the disc is scratched or dirty.

What are the input sources for your FD932DVD-LP-2 and FD932DVD-LP-2-AV?

Our DVD players will cycle the video inputs in order, depending on where you begin.

  1. DVD
  2. SD Card
  3. USB
  4. repeat … DVD

How does the AUX/DVD switch on the FD932DVD-LP-2-AV work?

The Aux/DVD switch allows changing between the DVD inside the unit and an auxiliary input from either the front inputs, or the inputs through the DB9 connector on the back. It will not allow simultaneous input from both.

The composite video and audio outputs on the back of the unit are ONLY for the DVD. All aux inputs from either the front or the DB9 will be outputted through the DB9 connector.

Are there any grounding requirements for the DVD player FD932DVD-LP-2-AV?

No. There is not a grounding stud or screw hole provided directly on our DVD player. However, a grounding braid can be used with the supplied “L” mounting brackets. The supplied “L” mounting brackets are not powder coated and the electronics inside are grounded to the external enclosure.

Firmware Update for FD932DVD-LP-2 or FD932DVD-LP-2-AV to correct Last Volume setting

This free software update will automatically set your FD932DVD-LP-2 or FD932DVD-LP-2-AV to start at a medium volume level.

First, obtain the DVDROM.BIN file from the Flight Display Systems technical support staff.

NOTE: You can perform this firmware update at anytime you choose. That includes while on the ground, or while flying once. The player does not have to be removed from the aircraft or be returned to our headquarters.

  1. You need 1 USB thumb drive.
  2. Take the DVDROM.BIN file and copy it to the thumb drive.
  3. Power up the DVD player and make sure you have a monitor on showing that the DVD player is powered on. Do not have a disk inside of it.
  4. Insert the thumb drive into the DVD USB slot.
  5. Push the USB/SD button on the player and select the USB mode, which will display on the monitor. The player will automatically see the thumb drive with the patch and update the player as it will tell you on the screen which will take less than a minute.
  6. When it is done, the screen will flash and the FLIGHT DISPLAY SYSTEMS logo will come up. Verify the volume issue has been corrected by pressing either the VOLUME – or VOLUME + and seeing the volume is at half level instead of being at maximum level.
  7. Increase the volume to maximum and turn the player off. Then turn the player back on and check the volume again. It should be at mid level.
  8. Remove your USB thumb drive.

The end. Please contact Technical Support if you have any questions or need assistance with this free software upgrade.

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Low-profile DVD Player Delivers High Impact Upgrade

FDS unveils their latest addition to In-flight Entertainment Offerings

Alpharetta, Georgia, November 16, 2015 — FDS Avionics, a leader in Cabin Management Systems, In-flight Entertainment, and Military Special Mission solutions, is pleased to announce a brand new Low-profile DVD Player for business and private jets.

The new Low-profile DVD Player provides high quality images with more than 500 lines of horizontal resolution. To save space and minimize weight, the DVD player includes a slimline design with slot load capabilities. The player can be mounted sideways. Additional features include high-quality audio and a multi-language audio option.

A second model is equipped with inputs for connecting external composite video or analog audio sources. The FD932DVD-LP-3 and FD932DVD-LP-3-AV multi-media disc players both provide a high quality audio and video experience in the cabin.

About FDS Avionics

Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, FDS Avionics is a leading designer, developer, and manufacturer of cabin electronics for business and commercial aircraft. This includes Cabin Management Systems, In-flight Entertainment solutions, and ruggedized Military Special Mission displays. FDS also specializes in customized solutions for special applications requiring adherence to military and commercial specifications.

How do I install the ferrite for the DVD player?

These instructions apply to any of our products that use a ferrite, including the FD932DVD-LP-2 and the FD932DVD-LP-2-AV.

What is the maximum RMS output voltage of the FD932DVD-LP-2 audio outputs?

The maximum output voltage of the FD932DVD-LP-2 is 1 volt. If you are trying to run extra speakers off of the FD932DVD-LP-2 you will need an amplifier.

Does your DVD player accept DivX or MP4 files?

The FD932DVD-LP-2 and FD932DVD-LP-2-AV from Flight Display Systems accepts discs with the following:

MP4-FD932DVD-LP-2-AV

FD932DVD-LP-2-AV

Why am I receiving a DISC ERR or NO DISC error on my DVD player?

The message DISC ERR is usually displayed when the unit ca see the disc but not play the disc. This usually occurs when the disc is scratched or dirty.

The message NO DiSC is displayed when the unit simply can not read or detect the disc at all. This can also occur if the disc is scratched or dirty.

What are the input sources for your FD932DVD-LP-2 and FD932DVD-LP-2-AV?

Our DVD players will cycle the video inputs in order, depending on where you begin.

  1. DVD
  2. SD Card
  3. USB
  4. repeat … DVD

How does the AUX/DVD switch on the FD932DVD-LP-2-AV work?

The Aux/DVD switch allows changing between the DVD inside the unit and an auxiliary input from either the front inputs, or the inputs through the DB9 connector on the back. It will not allow simultaneous input from both.

The composite video and audio outputs on the back of the unit are ONLY for the DVD. All aux inputs from either the front or the DB9 will be outputted through the DB9 connector.

Are there any grounding requirements for the DVD player FD932DVD-LP-2-AV?

No. There is not a grounding stud or screw hole provided directly on our DVD player. However, a grounding braid can be used with the supplied “L” mounting brackets. The supplied “L” mounting brackets are not powder coated and the electronics inside are grounded to the external enclosure.

Firmware Update for FD932DVD-LP-2 or FD932DVD-LP-2-AV to correct Last Volume setting

This free software update will automatically set your FD932DVD-LP-2 or FD932DVD-LP-2-AV to start at a medium volume level.

First, obtain the DVDROM.BIN file from the Flight Display Systems technical support staff.

NOTE: You can perform this firmware update at anytime you choose. That includes while on the ground, or while flying once. The player does not have to be removed from the aircraft or be returned to our headquarters.

  1. You need 1 USB thumb drive.
  2. Take the DVDROM.BIN file and copy it to the thumb drive.
  3. Power up the DVD player and make sure you have a monitor on showing that the DVD player is powered on. Do not have a disk inside of it.
  4. Insert the thumb drive into the DVD USB slot.
  5. Push the USB/SD button on the player and select the USB mode, which will display on the monitor. The player will automatically see the thumb drive with the patch and update the player as it will tell you on the screen which will take less than a minute.
  6. When it is done, the screen will flash and the FLIGHT DISPLAY SYSTEMS logo will come up. Verify the volume issue has been corrected by pressing either the VOLUME – or VOLUME + and seeing the volume is at half level instead of being at maximum level.
  7. Increase the volume to maximum and turn the player off. Then turn the player back on and check the volume again. It should be at mid level.
  8. Remove your USB thumb drive.

The end. Please contact Technical Support if you have any questions or need assistance with this free software upgrade.