Samsung DVD-V8600 Instruction manual

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Instruction Manual
DVD-V8600
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SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Safety Instructions
CAUTION
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC
SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK).
NO USER SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE.
REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE
PERSONNEL.
This symbol is intended to alert the user to the presence of
uninsulated “dangerous voltage” within the product’s
enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a
risk of fire or electric shock to persons.
This symbol is intended to alert the user to the presence of
important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions
in the literature accompanying the appliance.
Note to CATV system installer: This reminder is provided to call CATV system installer's attention to Article
820-40 of the National Electrical Code (Section 54 of Canadian Electrical Code, Part I) that provides guidelines
for proper grounding and, in particular, specifies that the cable ground shall be connected to the grounding
system of the building as close to the point of cable entry as practical.
Caution: FCC regulations state that any unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment may void the
user's authority to operate it.
Caution: To prevent electric shock, match wide blade of plug to wide slot, fully insert.
Attention: Pour eviter les chocs electriques, introduire la lame le plus large de la fiche dans la borne
correspondante de la prise et pousser jusqu’au fond.
Important: One Federal Court has held that unauthorized recording of copyrighted TV programs is an
infringement of U.S. copyright laws. Certain Canadian programs may be copyrighted and any unauthorized
recording in whole or in part may be a violation of these rights.
To prevent damage which may result in fire or electric shock hazard,
do not expose this appliance to rain or moisture.
Important Safety Instructions
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Read these instructions.
Keep these instructions.
Heed all warnings.
Follow all instructions.
Do not use this apparatus near water.
Clean only with dry cloth.
Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including
amplifiers) that produce heat.
9. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or grounding-type plug. A polarized plug has two blades with
one wider than the other. A grounding type plug has two blades and a third grounding prong. The wide blade or
the third prong is provided for your safety. If the provided plug does not fit into your outlet, consult an electrician
for replacement of the obsolete outlet.
10. Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the
point where they exit from the apparatus.
11. Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer.
12. Use only with cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table specified by the manufacturer, or sold with the apparatus.
When a cart is used, use caution when moving the cart/apparatus combination to avoid injury from tip-over.
13. Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time.
14. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the apparatus has been damaged in
any way, such as power-supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen into the
apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or has been dropped.
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Y O U S TA R T
Before you start
Accessories
Remote Control
(AK59-00008X)
Batteries-2EA
1.5V(AAA)
(AC43-12002H)
Video/Audio Cable
(AC97-01746A)
Antenna Cable
(AC39-42001J)
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.
If the remote control doesn’t operate properly:
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Check the polarity +, - of the batteries (Dry-Cell)
Check if the batteries are drained.
Check if remote control sensor is blocked by obstacles.
Check if there is any fluorescent lighting nearby.
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User’s Guide
Registration Card
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Table of Contents
Safety Instructions ........................................................................................................................................2
Important Safety Instructions ................................................................................................................2
Before you start ............................................................................................................................................3
Accessories............................................................................................................................................3
Install Batteries in the Remote Control ..................................................................................................3
Chapter 1: Setup
General Features............................................................................................................................................6
Disc Type and Characteristics ........................................................................................................................7
Description......................................................................................................................................................8
Tour of the Remote Control..................................................................................................................10
Chapter 2: Connections
Connecting the Antenna Cable ....................................................................................................................11
Method1: Antenna + DVD-VCR + TV: No Cable box ..........................................................................11
Method2: Antenna + DVD-VCR + TV: Cable box with many scrambled channels ..............................12
Method3: Antenna + DVD-VCR + TV: Cable box with a few scrambled channels ..............................12
Before Connecting the DVD-VCR ..............................................................................................................13
Connection to a TV ......................................................................................................................................13
Connection to a TV (Video)..................................................................................................................13
Connection to a TV (S-Video) ............................................................................................................14
Connection to a TV (Interlace) ............................................................................................................15
Connection to a TV (Progressive) ........................................................................................................16
Connection to an Audio System ..................................................................................................................17
Connection to an Audio System (2 Channel Amplifier) ........................................................................17
Connection to an Audio System (Dolby digital, MPEG2 or DTS Amplifier) ..........................................18
Connecting a Power Cord & Auto Setup ......................................................................................................19
Chapter 3: Initial Setup
Selecting a Menu Language ........................................................................................................................20
Setting the Clock ........................................................................................................................................21
Setting the Clock Automatically............................................................................................................21
Setting the Clock Manually ................................................................................................................23
Memorizing the Channel ..............................................................................................................................24
Selecting the Video Signal-source ......................................................................................................24
Storing Channels in Memory (Automatic Method) ..............................................................................25
Adding and Erasing Channels (Manual Method) ................................................................................25
Selecting the RF Output Channel ................................................................................................................26
Setting the Front Panel Display ..................................................................................................................27
Setting the Power Off Automatically ............................................................................................................28
Chapter 4: DVD Operations
Playing a Disc ..............................................................................................................................................29
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Using the Search and Skip Functions ........................................................................................................31
Using the Display Function ..........................................................................................................................32
Using the Disc and Title Menu (DVD) ..........................................................................................................34
Using the Function Menu (DVD) ..................................................................................................................35
Repeat Play ................................................................................................................................................36
Slow Repeat Play ........................................................................................................................................38
Adjusting the Aspect Ratio (EZ View) ..........................................................................................................39
Selecting the Audio Language ....................................................................................................................41
Selecting the Subtitle Language ................................................................................................................42
Changing the Camera Angle ......................................................................................................................43
Using the Bookmark Function ....................................................................................................................43
Using the Zoom Function (DVD) ..................................................................................................................45
How to insert a Memory Card ......................................................................................................................46
Clips Menu for MP3/WMA/JPEG ................................................................................................................47
Folder Selection ..........................................................................................................................................47
MP3/WMA Playback ....................................................................................................................................48
Program Play & Random Play......................................................................................................................50
Picture CD Playback ....................................................................................................................................51
Using the Setup Menu ................................................................................................................................53
Setting Up the Language Features ..............................................................................................................54
Setting Up the Audio Options ......................................................................................................................56
Setting Up the Display Options ....................................................................................................................58
Setting Up the Parental Control ..................................................................................................................60
Chapter 5: VCR Operations
Inserting and Ejecting a Video Cassette Tape ............................................................................................63
Playing a Pre-Recorded Video Cassette Tape ............................................................................................64
Special VCR Playback Features ................................................................................................................65
Using Automatic Tracking ............................................................................................................................66
Selecting the Cassette Type ........................................................................................................................67
Setting the Auto Play ..................................................................................................................................68
Setting the Auto Repeat ..............................................................................................................................69
Using the Tape Counter ..............................................................................................................................70
Using the Assemble Edit Function ..............................................................................................................71
Selecting the Audio Output Mode ................................................................................................................72
Searching for a Specific Sequence ............................................................................................................73
Basic Recording ..........................................................................................................................................75
Special Recording Features ........................................................................................................................76
Using One-Touch Recording ......................................................................................................................77
Selecting the Recording Speed ..................................................................................................................78
Using a Timer Recording ............................................................................................................................79
Chapter 6: Reference
Using the TV Buttons on the Remote Control ..............................................................................................81
Troubleshooting ..........................................................................................................................................82
Technical Specifications ..............................................................................................................................84
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Chapter 1
SETUP
General Features
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DVD-VCR Features
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Perfect compatibility to play back DVDs, audio
CDs or VHS Tapes.
Enjoy a DVD movie while recording a TV show
to the VCR.
Auto Setup instantly finds the time and runs
channel search.
RF inputs and outputs for all kinds of TVs
available.
Composite, S-Video, and Component Video
outputs.
Remote control provides full operation on
DVD-VCR.
On-Screen Program (English/French/Spanish).
DVD Features
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10-bit video digital to analog converter and
54MHz advanced digital filter.
Playback of 96KHz/24-bit sources.
DTS digital output for DTS-enhanced DVDs.
2 slots to support 10 types of memory cards:
MMC, SD, Smart Media Card, Compact Flash,
Micro Drive, Memory Stick, Memory Stick-Pro,
Memory Stick Duo, Mini SD Card and XDPicture Card.
Play back MP3-CDs.
VCR Features
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Hi-Fi Stereo VCR.
Superior slow motion and stop action (with 4
heads).
Playback of S-VHS tapes with a better than
standard resolution.
INTRO Scan, Zero Return, and END Search.
7-event/1 month timer recording.
Time remaining counter, real time counter.
Note
■ Discs which cannot be played with this player.
- DVD-ROM/DVD-RAM/VCD
- CDI/CDV
- Super Audio CD (CD, HD layer)
- CDGs play audio only, not graphics.
- DVD-RW (VR mode)
- Non-finalizing DVD-RW, -R, DVD+RW, and +R
disc.
Ability to play back may depend on recording
conditions.
- DVD-RW, -R/CD-RW/DVD+RW, +R/CD-ROM
Note
This product incorporates copyright protection
technology that is protected by U.S. patents and
other intellectual property rights. Use of this copyright
protection technology must be authorized by
Macrovision, and is intended for home and other
limited viewing uses only unless otherwise authorized
by Macrovision. Reverse engineering or disassembly
is prohibited.
COPY PROTECTION
Many DVD discs are encoded with copy protection.
Because of this, you should only connect your DVDVCR directly to your TV, not to a VCR. Connecting to
a VCR results in a distorted picture from copyprotected DVD discs.
This product incorporates copyright protection
technology that is protected by methods claims of
certain U.S. patents and other intellectual property
rights owned by Macrovision Corporation and other
rights owners. Use of this copyright protection
technology must be authorized by Macrovision
Corporation, and is intended for home and other
limited viewing uses only unless otherwise
authorized by Macrovision Corporation. Reverse
engineering or disassembly is prohibited.
PROGRESSIVE SCAN
OUTPUTS (525p)
“CONSUMERS SHOULD NOTE THAT NOT ALL
HIGH DEFINITION TELEVISION SETS ARE FULLY
COMPATIBLE WITH THIS PRODUCT AND MAY
CAUSE ARTIFACTS TO BE DISPLAYED IN THE
PICTURE, IF 525 PROGRESSIVE SCAN PICTURE
PROBLEMS OCCUR, IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT
THE USER SWITCH THE CONNECTION TO THE
‘STANDARD DEFINITION’ OUTPUT. IF THERE ARE
QUESTIONS REGARDING YOUR TV SET
COMPATIBILITY WITH THIS MODEL 525p DVDVCR, PLEASE CONTACT SAMSUNG'S
CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER.”
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Disc Type and Characteristics
This DVD-VCR is capable of playing the following types of discs with the corresponding logos:
Disc Types (Logos) Recording Types Disc Size Max. Playing Time
DVD
Audio
+
Video
AUDIO-CD
5”
3 1/2”
Single-sided 240 min. - DVD contains excellent sound
and video due to Dolby Digital
Double-sided 480 min.
and MPEG-2 system.
Various screen and audio
Single-sided 80 min.
functions can be easily selected
Double-sided 160 min.
through the on-screen menu.
5”
74 min.
3 1/2”
20 min.
Audio
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Characteristics
- CD is recorded as a Digital
Signal with better audio quality,
less distortion and less
deterioration of audio quality
over time.
CD-R,CD-RW and DVD-RW, -R, DVD+RW, +R discs may not be playable in all cases due to the disc
type or condition of the recording.
Disc Markings
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NTSC
Region Number
Play Region Number
NTSC broadcast system in U.S.A, Canada, Korea,
Japan, etc.
Dolby Digital disc
STEREO
Stereo disc
DIGITAL
SOUND
Digital Audio disc
Both the DVD-VCR and the discs are
coded by region. These regional codes
must match in order for the disc to play.
If the codes do not match, the disc will
not play.
The Region Number for this player is
described on the rear panel of the player.
North America is Region 1.
DTS disc
MP3 disc
You must only insert one DVD disc at a time. Inserting two
or more discs will not allow playback and may cause
damage to the DVD-VCR.
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SETUP
Description
Front Panel Controls
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ˆ
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Ø
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∏ ” ’˝Ô

DISC TRAY
Place the disc here.
OPEN/CLOSE
Press to open and close the disc tray.
VCR Deck
Insert a standard VHS video tape.
EJECT
Press to eject a video tape if the tape is stopped.
POWER
Press to turn the DVD-VCR on and off.
MULTI CARD INPUT
Insert a Memory Card
(Reverse/Rewind)
Press to reverse/rewind a disc/video tape.
(STOP)
Press to stop a disc/video tape during playback
or record (VCR).
(Play/Pause)
Press to play or pause the disc/video tape.
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10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
¨
Ú Æ ı
˜
(Forward/Fast Forward)
Press to forward/fast forward a disc/videotape.
REC (VCR)
Press to begin recording.
Front Panel Display
Operation indicators are displayed here.
CHANNEL and
Press to change channels.
EZ VIEW
The aspect ratio of a picture can easily be
adjusted to your TV's screen size.
DVD/VCR
Press to view DVD or VCR mode.
P.SCAN
Press to select component video out progressive
scan mode.
LINE IN 2
Connect to the Video/Audio output jack of your
external device.
Front Panel Display
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¨
´
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ˆ
1
DVD is activated.
2
The time, counter position, time remaining or
current deck status is indicated.
3
VCR is activated.
4
DVD or CD media is loaded.
5
VHS videotape is loaded.
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SETUP
Rear Panel
Œ ´ ˇ¨ ˆ
Ø
1
AUDIO OUT
Connect to the Audio input jacks of your
television.
2
COMPONENT VIDEO OUT
- Use these jacks if you have a TV with
Component Video in jacks.
These jacks provide PR, PB and Y video.
- If Component (Progressive Scan) Video Output
is selected in the Alt Video Out menu or by
using the P.SCAN button on the front panel,
progressive scan mode will be enabled.
- If Component (Interlace Scan) Video Output is
selected in the Alt Video Out menu or by using
the P.SCAN button on the front panel,
interlaced scan mode will be enabled.
3
LINE IN 1 (VIDEO/AUDIO)
Connect to the Video/Audio output jack of your
external device.
4
LINE OUT (VIDEO/AUDIO)
Use a Video/Audio cables to connect to the
Video/Audio input jacks on your television.
”
∏
5
RF IN (FROM ANT.)
Connect the RF Antenna cable to your DVD-VCR
6
S-VIDEO OUT
Use the S-Video cable to connect this jack to the
S-Video input jack on your television for higher
picture quality.
7
DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (COAXIAL)
- Use a Coaxial digital audio cable to connect to
a compatible Dolby Digital receiver.
- Use a coaxial digital audio cable to connect to
an A/V Amplifier that contains a Dolby Digital,
MPEG2 or DTS decoder.
8
RF OUT (TO TV)
Connect your DVD-VCR to a TV
Notes
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Consult your TV User’s Manual to find out if your TV supports Progressive Scan. If Progressive Scan is
supported, follow the TV User’s Manual regarding Progressive Scan settings in the TV’s menu system.
If Component (Progressive Scan) Output is selected in Alt Video Out menu, S-Video will not work.
See pages 58 ~ 59 to get more information on how to use the Alt Video Out menu.
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SETUP
Tour of the Remote Control
1
POWER button
Turns the DVD-VCR’s
power on and off.
2
NUMBER buttons
3
100+ button
4
DVD button
Use to operate DVD.
5
VCR button
Use to operate VCR.
6
DVD/M.CARD button
Use to select DVD or
M.CARD mode.
16 OPEN/CLOSE button
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ı
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¯
¨
ˆ
˘
¿
¸
7
VOL (+, -) buttons
8
Playback-related buttons
Seach/Skip/Stop/Play/
Pause
Ø
∏
9
SUBTITLE button
”
Use to display the DVD’s
subtitle language.
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˛
˝
◊
10 MENU button
Brings up the DVD-VCR
player’s menu.
…†œ√ buttons
11 ENTER/…
This button functions as a
toggle switch.
12 REC button
Use to begin recording.
(VCR)
13 CLEAR button
Use to remove menus or
status displays from the
screen.
Ô
17 SHUTTLE ( / ) buttons
Use to play a sequence at
variable speeds. (VCR)
18 AUDIO/TV MUTE button
Use this to access various
audio functions on a
disc.(DVD mode)
This operates as Sound
Mute. (TV mode)
19 TV button
Use to operate TV.
20 F.ADV/SKIP/INPUT SEL.
button
Use to advance play one
frame at a time. (DVD and
VCR)
Use to fast forward a video
tape. (VCR)
Use to select a external
signal source.
21 CH/TRK button
Use to change channels.
(TV)
Use to adjust tape tracking.
(VCR)
22 INFO. button
Displays the current disc
mode. (DVD)
±
≠
–
—

Ò
Ú
Æ
23 RETURN button
Returns to a previous menu.
24 DISC MENU button
Brings up the Disc menu.
(DVD)
25 TV/VCR button
Use to switch between TV
and VCR mode.
14 EZVIEW/SPEED button
The aspect ratio of a picture
can easily be adjusted
according to the screen size
of your TV (16:9 or 4:3).
26 MARK/SEARCH button
Use to memorize scenes for
replay. (DVD)
Displays the VCR Function
menu. (VCR)
Use to select the tape
recording speed. (VCR)
27 ANGLE/TIMER button
Use to access various
camera angles on a disc.
(DVD)
Displays the Manual Clock
menu.
15 MODE button
Use to select the program or
random play.
REPEAT button
Allows you to repeat play a
title, chapter, track, or disc.
(DVD)
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Chapter 2
CONNECTIONS
Connecting the Antenna Cable
There are several ways to connect your DVD-VCR. Select one of the following antenna connections that best
suits you below.
■ Method 1: Antenna + DVD-VCR + TV: No Cable box
■ Method 2: Antenna +Cable box + DVD-VCR + TV: Cable box with many scrambled channels
■ Method 3: Antenna + DVD-VCR + Cable box +TV: Cable box with a few scrambled channels
- If you are using an off-air antenna that has 300-ohm twin flat leads, use an external
antenna connector (300-75 ohm adaptor: not supplied) to connect the antenna to the
DVD-VCR.
- If you have two separate antennas (one VHF and the other UHF), use a UHF/VHF
combiner-adaptor (available at most electronics shops) to connect the antenna to the
DVD-VCR.
- The RF OUT(TO TV) jack of this product sends signals received through the antenna
and outputs Audio/Video signals.
Method1: Antenna + DVD-VCR + TV: No Cable box
You can record non-scrambled channels by
selecting the channel on the DVD-VCR.
Also use this Method if you watch channels
without cable box.
To RF IN
To RF OUT
Antenna cable
To Antenna Input
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CONNECTIONS
Method2: Antenna + DVD-VCR + TV: Cable box with many
scrambled channels
Wall
You can record channels by selecting the channel
on the cable box. You cannot record one channel
while watching another channel. Be sure that the
cable box is turned on.
Cable Box
To RF IN
To RF OUT
Antenna cable
To Antenna Input
Method3: Antenna + DVD-VCR + TV: Cable box with a few
scrambled channels
You can record non-scrambled channels by
selecting the channel on the cable box.
You cannot record scrambled channels that
require a cable box.
Wall
To RF IN
To RF OUT
Cable Box
Antenna
cable
To Antenna Input
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CONNECTIONS
Before Connecting the DVD-VCR
- Always turn off the DVD-VCR, TV, and other components before you connect or disconnect any cables.
- Refer to the user’s manual of the additional components (such as a TV) you are connecting for more
information on those particular components.
Connection to a TV
The following shows examples of connections commonly used to connect the DVD-VCR with a TV and other
components.
Connection to a TV (Video)
1
Using video/audio cables, connect the VIDEO
(yellow)/AUDIO (red and white) OUT terminals
on the rear of the DVD-VCR to the VIDEO
(yellow)/AUDIO (red and white) IN terminals of
your TV.
2
White
Turn on the DVD-VCR and TV.
Audio Cable
Red
3
White
Yellow
Red
Video Cable
Yellow
Press the input selector on your TV remote
control until the Video signal from the DVD-VCR
appears on the TV screen.
Notes
- Noise may be generated if the audio cable is placed too close to the power cable.
- If you want to connect to an Amplifier, please refer to the Amplifier connection page.
(See pages 17 to 18)
- The number and position of terminals may vary depending on your TV set. Please refer to the user's manual
of your TV.
- If there is one audio input terminal on the TV, connect it to the AUDIO OUT Left (white) terminal of the DVDVCR.
- If you press the P.SCAN button when DVD-VCR is in stop mode or no disc is inserted, the Alt Video Out mode
changes in the following sequence: (S-Video - Interlace - Progressive)
- When the Alt Video Output in Display Setup menu is set to Progressive, the S-Video Output does not work.
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CONNECTIONS
Connection to a TV (S-Video)
- Connecting to your TV using an S-Video cable.
- You will enjoy high quality images. S-Video separates the picture element into black and white(Y) and
color(C) signals to present clearer images than regular video input mode. (Audio signals are
delivered through the audio output.)
1
Using an S-Video cable (not included), connect
the S-VIDEO OUT terminal on the rear of the
DVD-VCR to the S-VIDEO IN terminal of your TV.
2
Using the audio cables, connect the AUDIO (red
and white) OUT terminals on the rear of the
DVD-VCR to the AUDIO (red and white) IN
terminals of your TV.
S-Video Cable
(not included)
Turn on the DVD-VCR and TV.
White
Red
Audio Cable
3
With the unit in stop mode, set the Alt video
output to S-Video in the Display Setup menu (see
pages 58~59) or press the P.SCAN button on the
front panel until S-Video is output.
Red
White
4
Press the input selector on your TV remote
control until the S-Video signal from the DVDVCR appears on your TV screen.
Notes
- If you want to connect to an Amplifier, please refer to the Amplifier connection page. (See pages 17 to 18)
- The number and position of terminals may vary depending on the TV set.
Please refer to the user's manual of your TV.
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Connection to a TV (Interlace)
- Connecting to your TV using Component video cables.
- You will enjoy high quality and accurate color reproduction images. Component video separates the picture
element into black and white(Y), blue(PB), red(PR) signals to present clear and clean images. (Audio signals
are delivered through the audio output.)
1
Using component video cables (not included),
connect the COMPONENT VIDEO OUT terminal
on the rear of the DVD-VCR to the COMPONENT
IN terminal of your TV.
2
Using the audio cables, connect the AUDIO (red
and white) OUT terminals on the rear of the
DVD-VCR to the AUDIO (red and white) IN
terminals of your TV.
White
Turn on the DVD-VCR and TV.
Blue
Red
Green
Audio Cable
3
With the unit in stop mode, set the Alt video
output to Component: Interlace in the Display
Setup menu (see pages 58~59) or press the
P.SCAN button on the front panel until Interlace is
output.
Red
White
Red
Red
Component Cable
(not included)
Blue Green
4
Press the input selector on your TV remote
control until the Component signal from the DVDVCR appears on the TV screen.
Notes
- If Video output is incorrectly set to S-Video with the Component cables connected, the screen will
turn red.
- If you want to connect to an Amplifier, please refer to the Amplifier connection page. (See pages 17 to 18)
- The component terminal of your TV may be marked “R-Y, B-Y, Y” or “Cr, Cb, Y” instead of “PR, PB, Y”
depending on the manufacturer. The number and position of terminals may vary depending on the TV set.
Please refer to the user's manual of your TV.
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Connection to a TV (Progressive)
1
Using component video cables (not included),
connect the COMPONENT VIDEO OUT terminal
on the rear of the DVD-VCR to the COMPONENT
IN terminal of your TV.
2
Using the audio cables, connect the AUDIO (red
and white) OUT terminals on the rear of the
DVD-VCR to the AUDIO (red and white) IN
terminals of your TV.
White
Turn on the DVD-VCR and TV.
Blue
Red
Green
Audio Cable
3
With the unit in stop mode, set the Alt video
output to Component: Progressive in the
Display Setup menu (see pages 58~59)or press
the P.SCAN button on the front panel until the
Progressive Scan mode prompt screen appears.
Red
White
Red
Red
Component Cable
(not included)
Blue Green
Then press ENTER and progressive will be
output.
4
Press the input selector on your TV remote
control until the Component signal from the
DVD-VCR appears on the TV screen.
To see the progressive video output,
- Consult your TV User’s Manual to find out if your TV supports Progressive Scan.
If Progressive Scan is supported, follow the TV User’s Manual regarding Progressive Scan
settings in the TV’s menu system.
- Depending on your TV, the connection method may differ from the illustration above.
Note
What is "Progressive Scan"?
Progressive scan has twice as many scanning lines as the interlace output method.
Progressive scanning method provides better and clearer picture quality.
Progressive scan only works in DVD mode, not VCR.
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Connection to an Audio System
Connection to an Audio System (2 Channel Amplifier)
1
Using the audio cables, connect the (LINE)
AUDIO (red and white) OUT terminals on the
rear of the DVD-VCR to the AUDIO (red and
white) IN terminals of the Amplifier.
2
Using the video signal cable(s), connect the
VIDEO, S-VIDEO or COMPONENT OUT
terminals on the rear of the DVD-VCR to the
VIDEO, S-VIDEO or COMPONENT IN terminal
of your TV as described on pages 14 to 16.
Red
White
Audio Cable
3
Turn on the DVD-VCR, TV, and Amplifier.
Red
4
White
2-channel
Stereo Amp.
Press the input select button of the Amplifier to
select external input in order to hear sound from
the DVD-VCR.
Refer to your Amplifier's user manual to set the
Amplifier's audio input.
Notes
- Please turn the volume down when you turn on the Amplifier. Sudden loud sound may cause damage
to the speakers and your ears.
- Please set the audio in the menu screen according to the Amplifier. (See pages 56 to 57)
- The position of terminals may vary depending on the Amplifier.
Please refer to your Amplifier's user manual .
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CONNECTIONS
Connection to an Audio System (Dolby digital, MPEG2 or DTS
Amplifier)
1
Using a coaxial cable (not included), connect the
DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (COAXIAL) terminal on
the rear of the DVD-VCR to the DIGITAL AUDIO
IN (COAXIAL) terminal of the Amplifier.
2
Using the video signal cable(s), connect the
VIDEO, S-VIDEO or COMPONENT OUT
terminals on the rear of the DVD-VCR to the
VIDEO, S-VIDEO or COMPONENT IN terminal of
your TV as described on pages 14 to 16.
3
Coaxial Cable
(not included)
Turn on the DVD-VCR, TV, and Amplifier.
4
Dolby digital or
DTS Amp.
Press the input select button of the Amplifier to
select external input in order to hear sound from
the DVD-VCR.
Refer to your Amplifier's user manual to set the
Amplifier's audio input.
Notes
- When you connect the DVD-VCR to DTS Amplifier and play a DTS disc, set the DTS to On in Audio
Setup menu. If it is set to Off, sound will not be heard, or there will be a loud sound.
- Please turn the volume down when you turn on the Amplifier. Sudden loud sound may cause damage
to the speakers and your ears.
- Please set the audio in the menu screen according to the Amplifier. (See pages 56 to 57)
- The position of terminals may vary depending on the Amplifier.
Please refer to the user's manual of the Amplifier.
- Only audio from the DVD player can he heard when connection is made via the Coaxial jack. You must have
the analog L and R Audio Out connected to hear VCR audio (see page 17).
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CONNECTIONS
Connecting a Power Cord & Auto Setup
1
Your DVD-VCR's power cord should be plugged
into a standard 120V/60Hz wall outlet. Avoid
pressing any buttons on the remote control or on
the unit during Auto Setup. While your DVD-VCR
is running Auto Setup, “Auto” will blink. When
Auto Setup is complete, the current time will be
displayed on the front panel. If Auto Setup fails to
locate a channel to set the clock, you should set
the clock manually. (See page 22 to 23.)
You must have the antenna connected
to set the Auto Clock
(See pages 11~12)
2
Turn on the power by pressing the POWER
button on the remote control or on the front panel.
3
Turn on your TV by pressing the POWER button
on the TV remote control.
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INITIAL SETUP
Selecting a Menu Language
To change the on-screen MENU language to English, French or Spanish, follow these steps.
1
Press the MENU button.
2
Press the …/† buttons to
select Setup, then press the √
or ENTER button.
3
Press the …/† buttons to
select Language, then press
the √ or ENTER button.
4
Press the …/† buttons to
select the appropriate
language: English, Français or
Español.
Press the ENTER button.
5
Press the MENU button to exit.
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Setting the Clock
This menu is used to set the current time. You need to set the time to use timer recording.
Setting the Clock Automatically
1
Press the MENU button.
2
Press the …/† buttons to
select Setup, then press the √
or ENTER button.
3
Press the …/† buttons to
select Clock, then press the √
or ENTER button.
Notes
You must have the antenna connected to set
the Auto Clock. (See pages 11~12)
The Clock will be automatically set when you
turn off the DVD-VCR.
4
Press the …/† buttons to
select Auto Clock, then press
the √ or ENTER button.
5
Select a channel that carries a
time signal by using the √ or
ENTER button.
(Auto, 1, 2, ...., 125)
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INITIAL SETUP
Note
If your clock is set to the wrong Time Zone or
Daylight Saving, you can adjust these
settings without turning off the Auto Clock
Set function.
6
Press the …/† buttons to
select Time Zone, then press
the √ or ENTER button.
Select the time zone of your area
by using the …/†/œ/√ buttons,
then press the ENTER button.
Select Automatic to set the time
zone automatically.
7
Press the …/† buttons to
select Daylight Saving, then
press the √ or ENTER button
to select Yes, No or Auto.
8
Press the MENU button to exit.
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INITIAL SETUP
Setting the Clock Manually
If Auto Setup fails to set the DVD-VCR’s internal clock by locating a local TV station, follow these steps to set
the date and time manually.
Note: For accurate Timer Recording, your DVD-VCR's internal clock must be set correctly.
1
Press the MENU button.
2
Press the …/† buttons to
select Setup, then press the √
or ENTER button.
3
Press the …/† buttons to
select Clock, then press the √
or ENTER button.
4
Press the …/† buttons to
select Manual Clock, then
press the √ or ENTER button.
5
Use the œ/√ buttons to select
each of the following options,
then use the …/† buttons to
set each option.
Press the ENTER button to set
the clock.
Manual Clock
Time
12 : 00am
Date
1/01
Year
2005 SAT
6
Press the MENU button to exit.
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INITIAL SETUP
Memorizing the Channels
Selecting the Video Signal-source
This feature allows you to manually set the DVD-VCR’s tuner band to Antenna or Cable, whichever you
connected to the Antenna In jack during initial setup.
1
Press the MENU button.
2
Press the …/† buttons to
select Setup, then press the √
or ENTER button.
3
Press the …/† buttons to
select Channel, then press the
√ or ENTER button.
▼
4
Press the √ or ENTER button
to select Antenna or Cable
TV.
- Antenna: Select this if the DVD-VCR
is connected to an indoor or outdoor
VHF/UHF antenna.
- Cable TV: Select this if the DVD-VCR
is connected to Cable TV.
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INITIAL SETUP
Storing Channels in Memory (Automatic Method)
Auto Channel Memory will automatically seek and store all active channels in your area.
5
Press the …/† buttons to
select Auto Channel Memory,
then press the √ or ENTER
button.
The DVD-VCR will
automatically search for all
available channels.
This procedure may take a few
minutes to complete.
When finished, the lowest
channel found will be
displayed.
Note
Do not turn the power off when Auto
Channel Memory function is proceeding as
not all channels will be memorized.
Adding and Erasing Channels (Manual Method)
Use this feature if Auto Channel Search missed a channel that you would like to add, delete a channel you wish
to remove.
6
Press the …/† buttons to
select Channel Add/Delete,
then press the √ or ENTER
button.
7
Press the CH / buttons to
tune in the channel number
you wish to add or delete.
Use the number button to
select the channel directly.
8
Press the œ or √ button to
delete the channel from your
channel list or to add.
Repeat steps 7 to add or
to delete additional channels.
CHANNEL ADD/DELETE
Select channel :
[07]
and press [√] to ADD
press [œ] to DELETE
CH …†
RETURN
CHANNEL ADD/DELETE
Select channel :
(in memory)
[07]
and press [√] to ADD
press [œ] to DELETE
RETURN
CH …†
Press the MENU button to exit.
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Note
Use the number button to move the channel
directly.
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Selecting the RF Output Channel
Use this feature if DVD-VCR is connected to TV using RF antenna cable.
1
Press the MENU button.
2
Press the …/† buttons to
select Setup, then press the √
or ENTER button.
3
Press the …/† buttons to
select Channel, then press the
√ or ENTER button.
4
Press the …/† buttons to
select RF Output CH, then
press the √ or ENTER button
to select 3CH or 4CH.
5
Press the MENU button to exit.
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Setting the Front Panel Display
You can set the Front Panel Display to be bright all the time, dim all the time, or to automatically dim during
power off.
1
Press the MENU button.
2
Press the …/† buttons to
select Setup, then press the √
or ENTER button.
3
Press the …/† buttons to
select Front Display, then
press the √ or ENTER button
to select Auto, Bright or Dim.
4
Press the MENU button to exit.
■
Auto:
Front Panel Display will dim automatically
during power off.
■
Bright: Front Panel Display will be bright all the time.
■
Dim:
Front Panel Display will be dim all the time.
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INITIAL SETUP
Setting the Power Off Automatically
This feature automatically turns off your DVD-VCR if no signal is received and you do not press any buttons for
the selected time.
1
Press the MENU button.
2
Press the …/† buttons to
select Setup, then press the √
or ENTER button.
3
Press the …/† buttons to
select Auto Power Off, then
press the √ or ENTER button
to select Off, 1Hr or 2Hr.
4
Press the MENU button to exit.
■
Off: Auto power off is disabled.
■
1Hr: DVD-VCR will auto shut off 1 hour after the last button
is pressed or no signal is received.
■
2Hr: DVD-VCR will auto shut off 2 hours after the last button
is pressed or no signal is received.
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Chapter 4
D V D O P E R AT I O N S
Playing a Disc
Before Play
- Turn on your TV and set it to the correct Video Input on your TV's remote control.
- If you connected an external Audio System, turn on your Audio System and set it to the correct Audio Input.
Playback
1
Press the OPEN/CLOSE (
button.
)
2
Place a disc gently into the
tray with the disc’s label
facing up.
3
Press the
(Play/Pause)
button on your remote control
or on the front panel.
Most discs will start to play
back as soon as the tray
closes.
▼
4
Stopping Play
Press the (Stop) button
during play.
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Stop/Resume
- Press the (Stop) button once to
stop playback. To resume the
DVD/CD from the point where the
disc stopped, press the
(Play/Pause) button.
- Press the (Stop) button twice to
completely stop playback. The next
time you press the
(Play/Pause),
the disc will start over from the
beginning.
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▼
5
Pausing Play
Press the
(Play/Pause)
button on your remote control
or on the front panel during
play.
Note
If the player is left for about 5 minutes in
pause mode, it will stop.
▼
- Each time the button is pressed, a
new frame will appear.
- No sound is heard during STEP
mode.
- Press the
(Play/Pause) button to
resume normal play.
- You can only perform step motion
play in the forward direction.
▼
- No sound is heard during slow mode.
- Press the
(Play/Pause) button to
resume normal play.
- Reverse slow motion play will not
work.
6
Step Motion Play (Except CD)
Press the F.ADV button on
the remote control during play.
7
Slow Motion Play (Except CD)
Press and hold the
(Forward)
button to choose the play speed
between 1/8, 1/4 and 1/2 of
normal during PAUSE or STEP
mode.
Note
This (
press.
8
To remove the Disc
Press the OPEN/CLOSE (
button.
- Screen stops, no sound.
- To resume, press the
(Play/Pause) button once again.
)
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Using the Search and Skip Functions
During play, you can search quickly through a chapter or track, and use the skip function to jump to the next
selection.
Searching through a Chapter or Track
▼
If you want to search at a faster speed
on the DVD or CD, press and hold the
button.
During play, press and hold the
/ (Search) buttons on
the remote control for more
than 1 second.
DVD
2X, 8X, 32X, 128X
CD
2X, 4X, 8X
Notes
- The speed marked in this function may be
different from the actual playback speed.
- No sound is hearing during search mode
(Except CD).
Skipping Tracks
During play, press the
(Skip) buttons.
/
- When playing a DVD, if you press the
(Skip) button,
it moves to the next chapter. If you press the
(Skip)
button, it moves to the beginning of the current chapter.
One more press makes it move to the beginning of the
previous chapter.
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Using the Display Function
When Playing a DVD/CD
▼
You can select Information in the
DVD Function menu by pressing the
INFO button.
1
During play, press the INFO.
button on the remote control.
2
DVD
Press the …/† buttons to
select the desired item.
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ENG
MOVE
CD
CD
▼
3
Press the œ/√ buttons to make
the desired setup and then
press the ENTER button.
4
To exit the menu, press the
INFO. button again.
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You may use the number buttons of the
remote control to directly access a title,
chapter or to start the playback from a
desired time.
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Note
TITLE
CHAPTER
To access the desired title when there is more than one in the disc.
For example, if there is more than one movie on a DVD, each movie will be identified.
Most DVD discs are recorded in chapters so that you can quickly find a specific passage (similar to
tracks on an audio CD).
TRACK
TIME
AUDIO
SUBTITLE
Allows playback of the film from a desired time. You must enter the starting time as a reference.
The time search function does not operate on some discs.
Refers to the film's soundtrack language. In the example, the soundtrack is played in English 5.1CH.
A DVD disc can have up to eight different soundtracks.
Refers to the subtitle languages available in the disc.
You will be able to choose the subtitle languages or, if you prefer, turn them off from the screen.
A DVD disc can have up to 32 different subtitles.
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D V D O P E R AT I O N S
Using the Disc and Title Menu (DVD)
▼
1
During playback of a DVD disc,
press the MENU button on the
remote control.
MENU button can be used to access
Disc and title menus on a DVD during
playback.
2
Press the …/† buttons to
select Function, then press
the √ or ENTER button.
3
Press the …/† buttons to
select DVD Function, then
press the √ or ENTER button.
4
Notes
- Depending on the disc, the Disc Menu or
Title Menu may not be available.
- You can also use the Disc Menu by using
the DISC MENU button on the remote
control.
- Title Menu will only be displayed if there
are at least two titles in the disc.
Press the …/† buttons to
select Title Menu or Disc
Menu then press the √ or
ENTER button.
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Using the Function Menu (DVD)
▼
MENU button can be used to access
DVD functions such as Information,
Zoom, Bookmark, Repeat and EZ view
menu during DVD playback.
▼
1
You can also directly select these
functions using their respective buttons
on the remote control.
- Info
- MARK
- REPEAT
During the playback of a DVD
disc, press the MENU button
on the remote control.
2
Press the …/† buttons to
select Function, then press
the √ or ENTER button.
3
Press the …/† buttons to
select DVD Function, then
press the √ or ENTER button.
- Information
(See pages 32 to 33)
- Zoom (See page 45)
- Bookmark
(See pages 43 to 44)
- Repeat (See pages 36 to 37)
- EZ View
(See pages 39 to 40)
4
Press the …/† buttons to
select one of the five functions.
Then press the √ or ENTER
button to access the function.
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Repeat Play
Repeat the current track, chapter, title, a chosen section (A-B), or all of the disc.
When playing a DVD/CD
1
During play, press the
REPEAT button on the remote
control. Repeat screen
appears.
Off
Off
▼
2
DVD
Off
Press the œ/√ buttons to
select Chapter, Title or A-B,
then press the ENTER
button.
CD
Off
Chapter Title A - B
Track Disc A - B
DVD repeats play by chapter or title,
and CD repeats play by track or disc.
- Chapter: repeats the chapter that is
playing.
- Title: repeats the title that is playing.
- Track: repeats the track that is
playing.
- Disc: repeats the disc that is playing.
- A-B: repeats a segment of the disc
that you select.
A-
3
To return to normal play,
press the REPEAT button
again, then press the œ/√
buttons to select Off and
press ENTER button.
It's available to press the
CLEAR button in order to
stop repeat play.
DVD
Off
Chapter Title A - B
A-
CD
Off
Track Disc A - B B
Chapter
B
Track
A-
A-
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B
B
Note
Depending on a disc, the Repeat function
may not work.
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Using the A-B Repeat function
Off
1
During play, press the
REPEAT button on the remote
control. Repeat screen
appears.
Chapter
Off
Off
2
Track
DVD
Off
Press the œ/√ buttons to
select A-.
Off
Chapter Title A - B
Off
Chapter
CD
Off
Chapter
Track Disc A - B
Track
B
3
DVD
Off
Mark the Starting Point
Press the ENTER button at
the beginning of the segment
you want to repeat (Point A). CD
Once you select point A, B
Off
will be selected.
Track
Chapter Title A - B
AB-
Note
The minimum A -B Repeat time is 5
seconds.
Track Disc A - B
A-
4
Mark the Ending Point
Press the ENTER button
again at the end of the
segment you want to repeat
(Point B).
The segment will begin
repeating in a continuous
loop.
CD
5
DVD
Cancel A-B Repeat
Press the REPEAT button,
then press the œ/√ buttons
to select Off and press
ENTER button.
B
DVD
Off
Chapter Title A - B
B
Off
Track Disc A - B
Off
Chapter Title A - B
Off
Track Disc A - B
CD
Chapter
Track
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D V D O P E R AT I O N S
Slow Repeat Play
This feature allows you to slowly to repeat scenes containing sports, dancing, musical instruments being
played etc., so you can study them more closely.
When playing a DVD
1
During play, press the
(Play/Pause) button.
Off
Off
2
Chapter
Press and hold the
(Forward) button to choose the
play speed between 1/8, 1/4
and 1/2 of normal during
PAUSE or STEP mode.
3
Press the REPEAT button on
the remote control.
Press the œ/√ buttons to
select A-.
Chapter
Off
Chapter Title A - B
A-
B
5
Off
To set A-B repeat, set (A) first,
then set (B) after the following slow play
time has elapsed:
1/8x: wait 40 seconds, then press B
1/4x: wait 20 seconds, then press B
1/2x: wait 10 seconds, then press B
▼
Press the ENTER button at
the point where you want
repeat play to start (A).
B is automatically selected.
Press the ENTER button at
the point where you want
the repeat play to stop (B).
Off
▼
4
The disc will play from A to B repeatedly
at the speed you chose.
Chapter Title A - B
Chapter Title A - B
To return to normal play,
press the REPEAT button,
then press the œ/√ buttons
to select Off and press
ENTER button.
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Adjusting the Aspect Ratio (EZ View)
Set the aspect ratio (length x width) of your TV screen so the DVD-VCR will display movies at the appropriate
size for your television.
To Playback using Aspect Ratio (DVD)
▼
The EZ View feature is not available
when the A-B Repeat function is
activated.
Press the EZ VIEW button.
- The screen size changes
when the button is pressed
repeatedly.
- The screen zoom mode
operates differently
depending on the screen
setting in the Display Setup
menu.
- To ensure correct operation
of the EZ VIEW button, you
should set the correct
aspect ratio in the Display
Setup menu.
(See pages 58 to 59).
EZ VIEW
If you are using a 16:9 TV
For 16:9 aspect ratio discs
- WIDE SCREEN
Displays the content of the DVD title in 16:9 aspect ratio.
- SCREEN FIT
The top and bottom portions of the screen are cut off. When
playing a 2.35:1 aspect ratio disc, the black bars at the top
and bottom of the screen will disappear. The picture will look
vertically stretched. (Depending on a type of disc, the black
bars may not disappear completely.)
- ZOOM FIT
The top, bottom, left and right of the screen are cut off and
the central portion of the screen is enlarged.
For 4:3 aspect ratio discs
- NORMAL WIDE
Displays the content of the DVD title in 16:9 aspect ratio. The
picture will look horizontally stretched.
- SCREEN FIT
The top and bottom portions of the screen are cut off and the
full screen appears. The picture will look vertically stretched.
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- ZOOM FIT
The top, bottom, left and right portions of the screen are cut
off and the central portion of the screen is enlarged.
- VERTICAL FIT
When a 4:3 DVD is viewed on a 16:9 TV, black bars will
appear at the left and right of the screen in order to prevent
the picture from looking horizontally stretched.
If you are using a 4:3 TV
For 16:9 aspect ratio discs
- 4:3 Letter Box
Displays the content of the DVD title in 16:9 aspect ratio.
The black bars will appear at the top and bottom of the
screen.
- 4:3 Pan Scan
The left and right portions of the screen are cut off and the
central portion of the 16:9 screen is displayed.
- SCREEN FIT
The top and bottom portions of the screen are cut off and a
full screen appears. The picture will look vertically
stretched.
- ZOOM FIT
The top, bottom, left and right of the screen are cut off and
the central portion of the screen is enlarged.
For 4:3 aspect ratio discs
- NORMAL SCREEN
Displays the content of the
DVD title in 4:3 aspect ratio.
- SCREEN FIT
The top and bottom
portions of the screen are
cut off and the full screen
appears. The picture will
look vertically stretched.
- ZOOM FIT
The top, bottom, left and
right portions of the screen
are cut off and the central
portion of the screen is
enlarged.
Note
This function may behave differently
depending on the type of disc.
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Selecting the Audio Language
You can select a desired audio language quickly and easily with the AUDIO button.
Using the AUDIO button (DVD/CD)
Notes
- To change the desired audio in the Disc
Menu, press the DISC MENU button.
- This function depends on what audio
languages are encoded on the disc and
may not work on all DVDs.
- A DVD disc can contain up to 8 audio
languages.
- To have the same audio language come
up whenever you play a DVD, see pages
54 to 55.
1
During play, press the
AUDIO button.
Audio languages changes
when the œ/√ button is
pressed repeatedly.
The audio languages are
represented by
abbreviations.
DVD
ENG DOLBY DIGITAL 5.1CH
CD
When playing a CD, you can
select among Stereo, Right
or Left.
Stereo
2
To remove the AUDIO icon,
press the AUDIO, CLEAR
or RETURN button.
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Selecting the Subtitle Language
You can select a desired subtitle quickly and easily with the SUBTITLE button.
Using the SUBTITLE button (DVD)
Notes
- To change the desired subtitle in the Disc
Menu, press the DISC MENU button.
- This function depends on what subtitles
are encoded on the disc and may not be
available on all DVDs.
- A DVD disc can contain up to 32 subtitle
languages.
- To have the same subtitle language come
up whenever you play a DVD,
see pages 54 to 55.
1
During play, press the
SUBTITLE button.
The subtitle changes when
the œ/√ button is pressed
repeatedly.
The subtitle languages are
represented by abbreviations.
ENG
On
2
To remove the SUBTITLE
icon, press the SUBTITLE,
CLEAR or RETURN button.
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Changing the Camera Angle
When a DVD contains multiple angles of a particular scene, you can use the ANGLE function.
Using the ANGLE button (DVD)
If the disc contains multiple angles, the ANGLE (
) icon appears on the screen.
1
Press the ANGLE button,
then the ANGLE icon will
appear with the current angle
number and the number of
angles available.
Note
If the disc has only one angle, this feature
won’t work. Currently, very few discs have
this feature.
2
Press the œ/√ buttons
repeatedly to select the
desired angle. To remove the
ANGLE icon, press the
CLEAR or RETURN button.
Using the Bookmark Function
This feature lets you bookmark sections of a DVD so you can quickly find them at a later time.
Using the MARK button (DVD)
1
During play, press the MARK
button on the remote control.
Note
Depending on a disc, the Bookmark function
may not work.
2
When you reach the scene
you want to mark, press the
ENTER button. Up to three
scenes may be marked at a
time.
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Recalling a Marked Scene
1
During play, press the MARK
button on the remote control.
2
Press the œ/√ buttons to
select a marked scene.
3
Press the
(Play/Pause)
button to skip to the marked
scene.
Clearing a Bookmark
1
During play, press the MARK
button on the remote control.
2
Press the œ/√ buttons to
select the bookmark
number you want to delete.
3
Press the CLEAR button to
delete a bookmark number.
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Using the Zoom Function (DVD)
1
During the playback of a DVD
disc, press the MENU button
on the remote control.
2
Press the …/† buttons to
select Function, then press
the √ or ENTER button.
3
Press the …/† buttons to
select DVD Function, then
press the √ or ENTER button.
4
Press the …/† buttons to
select Zoom, then press the √
or ENTER button.
▼
5
Press the …/† or œ/√
buttons to select the part of
the screen you want to
zoom in on.
During DVD play, press ENTER to
zoom in 2X/4X/2X/Normal in order.
Note
Depending on a disc, the Zoom function may
not be available.
Press the ENTER button.
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How to insert a Memory Card
This unit accepts 10 different types of Memory Cards
Insert the Memory Card correctly with the label facing up, otherwise it may not work.
MEMORY STICK MEMORY STICK PRO
Smart Media
XD picture
Memory Stick Duo
Secure Digital
Multi Media
Mini SD
Compact Flash
Micro Drive
This device supports 10 types of memory cards :MMC, SD, Smart Media Card, Memory Stick, Memory StickPro, Memory Stick Duo, Mini SD Card ,XD-Picture Card. through the upper slot and Compact Flash, Micro
Drive through the lower slot.
If cards are inserted in both slots, the Compact Flash or Micro Drive in the the lower slot has priority.
We recommend you only insert one Memory Card at a time in the unit.
Notes
- Memory Cards over 4GB use FAT 32, which may not be compatible with this unit.
- If it is not fully inserted, the Memory Card will not be detected.
- If you remove the Memory Card during Memory Card operation, the recorded data may become corrupted. It
is better to remove it after pressing DVD/M.CARD button to return to DVD/CD Mode.
- Some memory cards may not be compatible.
When playing a Memory Card
1
Insert a Memory Card.
2
Press the DVD/M.CARD button
on the remote control.
3
Depending on the file type stored on the Memory card,
audio files will be played the same way as MP3/WMA files
and picture files will be played the same way as Picture CD
files.(See pages 47 to 52)
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Clips Menu for MP3/WMA/JPEG
Discs with MP3/WMA/JPEG contain individual songs and/or pictures that can be organized into folders as
shown below. They are similar to how you use your computer to put files into different folders.
1
Off
Open the disc tray.
ROOT
ROOT
WMA
2
JPEG
MP3
Place the disc on the tray.
3
Close the tray.
The tray closes and this
screen displays.
Parent Folder,
Current Folder and
Peer Folders
Folders and Files
in Current Folder
-
: Name of currently playing file.
-
: MP3 file icon.
-
: Current Playback Time.
-
: WMA file icon.
-
: Current Playback Mode : There are four
modes. They can be selected in order by
pressing the REPEAT button.
- Off: Normal Playback
- Track: Repeats the current track.
- Folder: Repeats the current folder.
- Random: Files in the disc will be played
in random order.
-
: JPEG file icon.
-
: Folder icon.
-
: Current Folder icon.
-
: Disc mode (
: Memory Card Mode)
Folder Selection
The folder can only be selected in the Stop mode.
Root
- To select the Parent Folder
Press the RETURN button to go the to parent
folder, or press the …/† buttons to select “..” and
press the ENTER button to go to the parent folder.
- To select the Peer Folder
Press the œ/√ buttons to highlight the left window.
Press the …/† buttons to select the desired folder,
then the ENTER button.
- To select the Sub-Folder
Press the œ/√ buttons to highlight the right window.
Press the …/† buttons to select the desired folder,
then press the ENTER button.
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WMA
JPEG
Parent Folder
MP3
MUSIC
Current Folder
1st
Sub-Folders
2nd
SONG FILE 1
Peer Folders
SONG FILE 2
SONG FILE 3
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MP3/WMA Playback
1
Open the disc tray.
Off Off
00:00:23
ROOT
1_mp3
ROOT
MP3
2
WMA
B e c a u s e Yo u
Cactus
Place the disc on the tray.
Sad Day
Wonderful
3
Close the tray.
▼
4
Off Off
00:00:23
Press the …/† or œ/√
buttons to select a song file.
B e c a u s e Yo u
00:00:23
ROOT
MP3
WMA
1_mp3
When a disc or a folder contains both
MP3 and WMA files, only one type will
be played, not both.
..
B e c a u s e Yo u
Cactus
Sad Dayu
Press the ENTER button to
begin playback of the song
file.
B e c a u s e Yo u
Wonderful
Cactus
Sad Day
Wonderful
Notes
- A DVD/CD cannot be played in the Memory Card mode. If you push the DVD/M.CARD or OPEN button in
M.CARD mode, the system will automatically enter the DVD/CD mode.
- Depending on the recording method, some MP3 CD-Rs may not be played.
- When pushing the DVD/M.CARD button to play disc again, the player doesn’t remember where you stopped.
- It is impossible to write MP3 or JPEG files to a Memory Card in this unit as it is read only.
- Only MP3/WMA Format files with the “ .mp3 and .wma” extensions can be played.
Repeat/Random playback
During play, press the
REPEAT button to change
the playback mode. There
are four modes.
Off, Track, Folder and
Random.
- Off: Normal Playback
- Track: Repeats the current song file.
- Folder: Repeats the song files which have the
same extension in the current folder.
- Random: Song files which have the same
extension will be played in random order.
To resume normal play, press the CLEAR button.
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MP3/WMA file
When you record MP3 or WMA files on CD-R/Memory Card, please refer to the following.
- Your MP3 or WMA files should be ISO 9660
or JOLIET format.
- Use a decompression transfer rate of at least
64Kbps when recording WMA files.
ISO 9660 format and Joliet MP3 or WMA files
are compatible with Microsoft's DOS and
Windows, and with Apple's Mac. This format is
the most widely used. Memory Cards over 4GB
use FAT32, which may not be compatible with
this unit.
Sound quality with WMA files basically depends
on the rate of compression/decompression you
choose.
Getting CD audio sound requires an
analog/digital sampling rate, that is conversion
to WMA format, of at least 64Kbps and up to
192Kbps.
- When naming your MP3 or WMA files, do not
exceed 8 characters, and enter “.mp3, .wma”
as the file extension.
General name format : Title.mp3. or Title.wma.
When composing your title, make sure that you
use 8 characters or less, have no spaces in the
name, and avoid the use of special characters
including: (.,/,\,=,+).
Conversely, files with decompression rates
below 64Kbps or over 192Kbps will not be
played properly.
- Do not try recording copyright protected
MP3 files.
Certain "secured" files are encrypted and code
protected to prevent illegal copying. These files
are of the following types: Windows MediaTM
(registered trade mark of Microsoft Inc) and
SDMITM (registered trade mark of The SDMI
Foundation). You cannot copy such files.
- Use a decompression transfer rate of at least
128 Kbps when recording MP3 files.
Sound quality with MP3 files basically depends
on the rate of compression/decompression you
choose. Getting CD audio sound requires an
analog/digital sampling rate, that is conversion
to MP3 format, of at least 128 Kbps and up to
160 Kbps. However, choosing higher rates, like
192
- Important:
The above recommendations cannot be taken
as a guarantee that the DVD-VCR will play MP3
recordings, or as an assurance of sound quality.
You should note that certain technologies and
methods for MP3 file recording on CD-Rs
prevent optimal playback of these files on your
DVD-VCR (degraded sound quality and in some
cases, inability of the player to read the files).
Kbps or more, only rarely give better sound
quality. Conversely, files with decompression
rates below 128 Kbps will not be played
properly.
- This unit can play a maximum of 3000 files and
300 folders per disc.
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Program Play & Random Play
You can listen to songs randomly or in the desired sequence.
Up to 20 tracks can be programmed.
This function is available only with Audio CDs.
Program Play
Note
Random Play
• With the unit in stop mode, press the
REPEAT button.
- The play mode menu will appear.
1
With the unit in stop mode,
press the REPEAT button.
- The play mode menu will
appear.
• Press the œ or √ buttons to select
Random, then press the ENTER button.
-The disc will be played in random order.
2
Press the œ or √ buttons to
select PROGRAM, then
press the ENTER button.
- The program play screen
will appear.
3
Press the …/† or œ/√
buttons to select the desired
track, then press the ENTER
button.
- The selected track will be
added to the Program order.
- If you delete the track,
press the CLEAR button.
The track added last will be
deleted from the Program
order.
Note
If the disc tray is opened during
programming, program play will be canceled.
• To Cancel Programming
- Press the REPEAT button.
The program will not be saved and the
program screen will disappear.
4
To finish programming and
start playback, press the
button.
• To Cancel Program Play
- During playback or in Stop mode, press
the CLEAR button.
The disc will be played in
programmed order.
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Picture CD Playback
1
Off
Select the desired folder,
then press the ENTER
button.
ROOT
ROOT
WMA
JPEG
MP3
2
Off
Press the …/† buttons to
select a Picture file in the
clips menu, then press the
ENTER button.
ROOT
..
WMA
1
JPEG
2
MP3
3
Notes
- If no buttons on the remote control are
pressed for 10 seconds, the menu will
disappear.
- Press the (Stop) button to return to the
clips menu.
- When playing a Kodak Picture CD, the
unit displays the Photo directly, not the
clips menu.
3
Press the INFO. button to
display the menu.
Press the œ/√ buttons to
select the menu you want to
view, then press the ENTER
button.
Album Screen
-
Slide Show
: Returns to the Album Screen.
TIMER:
- To see the next six pictures, press the
(Skip)
button.
- To see the previous six pictures, press the
(Skip) button.
-
Rotation
: The unit enters slide show mode.
- Before beginning the Slide Show, the picture
interval must be set.
: Each time the ENTER button is pressed,
the picture rotates 90 degrees clockwise.
-
: When this icon is selected and ENTER is
pressed, the pictures change automatically
with about a 6 second interval.
-
: The pictures change automatically with
about a 12 second interval.
-
: The pictures change automatically with
about a 18 second interval.
Zoom
† or œ/√ buttons to select the
: Press the …/†
part of the screen you want to zoom in on.
Press the ENTER button. Each time the
ENTER button is pressed, the picture is
enlarged up to 4X. (2X ➝ 4X ➝ 2X ➝ Normal)
Notes
- Depending on a file size, the amount of time between each
picture may be different from the set interval time.
- If you don’t press any button, the slide show will start
automatically in about 10 seconds by default.
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JPEG Discs
When playing a CD-R/Memory Card/Picture CD
- Only files with the “.jpg” and “.JPG” extensions can be played.
- If the disc is not closed, it will take longer to start playing and not all of the recorded files may be played.
- Only CD-R discs with JPEG files in ISO 9660 or Joliet format can be played.
- Memory Cards over 4GB use FAT32, which may not be compatible with this unit.
- Some memory cards may not perform correctly.
- The name of the JPEG file may not be longer than 8 characters and should contain no blank spaces or
special characters (. / = +).
- Only a consecutively written multi-session disc can be played. If there is a blank segment in the multisession disc, the disc can be played only up to the blank segment.
- A maximum of 3000 images can be stored on a single CD.
- Kodak Picture CDs are recommended.
- When playing a Kodak Picture CD, only the JPEG files in the pictures folder can be played.
- Kodak Picture CD: The JPEG files in the pictures folder can be played automatically.
- Konica Picture CD: If you want to see the Picture, select the JPEG files in the clips menu.
- Fuji Picture CD: If you want to see the Picture, select the JPEG files in the clips menu.
- QSS Picture CD: The unit may not play QSS Picture CD.
- If the number of files in 1 Disc is over 3000, only the first 3000 JPEG files can be played.
- If the number of folders in 1 Disc is over 300, only JPEG files in the first 300 folders can be played.
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Using the Setup Menu
The Setup menu lets you customize your DVD-VCR by allowing you to select various language preferences,
set up a parental level, even adjust the player to the type of television screen you have.
1
With the unit in Stop mode,
press the MENU button on the
remote control.
2
Press the …/† buttons to
select DVD, then press the √
or ENTER button.
ΠLanguage: Setup of the Language.
´ Audio: Setup of the Audio Options.
ˇ Display: Setup of the Display Options. Used to select which type of screen you want to watch and several
display options.
¨ Parental: Setup of the Parental Level. Allows users to set the level necessary to prevent children from
viewing unsuitable movies such as those with violence, adult subject matter, etc.
3
Press the …/† buttons to
access the different
features. Press the √ or
ENTER button to access the
sub features.
4
To make the DVD setup screen
disappear after setting up,
press the MENU button again.
Note
Depending on the disc, some DVD Setup
menu selections may not be available.
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Setting Up the Language Features
If you set the audio and subtitle language in advance, they will come up automatically every time you watch
a movie.
1
With the unit in Stop mode,
press the MENU button on the
remote control.
2
Press the …/† buttons to
select DVD, then press the √
or ENTER button.
3
Press the …/† buttons to
select Language, then press
the √ or ENTER button.
4
Press the …/† buttons to
select the desired item, then
press the √ or ENTER
button.
▼
5
Press the …/† buttons to
select the desired language,
then press the √ or ENTER
button.
- The language is selected and the
screen returns to Language Setup
menu.
- To make the DVD Setup menu
disappear, press the MENU button.
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Language Function
▼
Disc Menu
To set the Disc Menu
Language to your preferred
language, follow these steps.
If your preferred language is
available on a DVD, your
Disc Menu Language will
automatically be set to the
language you choose.
- If the selected language is not
recorded on the disc, the original prerecorded language is selected.
▼
Audio
To set the Audio Language to
your preferred language,
follow these steps. If your
preferred language is
available on a DVD, your
Audio Language will
automatically be set to the
language you choose.
- Select “Original” if you want the
default soundtrack language to be
the original language the disc is
recorded in.
- Select “Others” if the language you
want is not listed.
- If the selected language is not
recorded on the disc, the original prerecorded language is selected.
▼
Subtitle
To set the Subtitle Language
to your preferred language,
follow these steps. If your
preferred language is
available on a DVD, your
Subtitle Language will
automatically be set to the
language you choose.
- Select “Others” if the language you
want is not listed.
Subtitle Language
Automatic
Subtitle
- Select “Automatic” if you want the
subtitle language to be the same as
the language selected as the audio
language.
- Select “Others” if the language you
want is not listed. Some discs may
not contain the language you select
as your initial language; in that case
the disc will use its original
language setting.
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Setting Up the Audio Options
Audio Options allows you to set up sound for use with your external audio system.
1
With the DVD in Stop mode,
press the MENU button on the
remote control.
2
Press the …/† buttons to
select DVD, then press the √
or ENTER button.
3
Press the …/† buttons to
select Audio, then press the
√ or ENTER button.
▼
4
Press the …/† buttons to
select the desired item, then
press the √ or ENTER
button.
PCM Down Sampling
: On
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- To make the DVD Setup menu
disappear, press the MENU button.
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Audio Options
Note
There is no analog audio output when you
play a DTS disc.
Digital Output
- PCM: Converts to
PCM(2CH) audio.
PCM Down Sampling
: On
- Bitstream: Outputs Dolby
Digital via the digital
output. Select Bitstream
when connecting to a
Dolby Digital Decoder.
Note
There is no analog audio output when you
play a DTS sound disc.
DTS
Select On when connecting
to a DTS Decoder.
Manufactured under license from Dolby
Laboratories. “Dolby” and the double-D
symbol are trademarks of Dolby
Laboratories.
“DTS” and “DTS Digital Out” are trademarks
of Digital Theater Systems, Inc.
PCM Down Sampling
: On
- Off: Doesn’t output digital
signal.
- On: Outputs DTS Bitstream
via digital output.
▼
Dynamic Compression
- On: To select dynamic
compression.
PCM Down Sampling
On
On
Off
: On
- Off : To select the standard
range.
PCM Down Sampling
- On: Select this when the
Amplifier connected to the
player is not 96KHz
compatible. In this case, the
96KHz signals will be down
converted to 48KHZ.
PCM Down Sampling
: On
- Off: Select this when the
Amplifier connected to the
player is 96KHz compatible.
In this case, all signals will
be output without any
changes.
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- Dynamic compression restrains the
dynamic range of the sound, i.e. the
difference between the loud and
quiet passages of a DVD audio track.
This is useful when watching a DVD
late at night.
Note
Even when PCM Down sampling is Off,
some discs will still output down sampled
(48KHZ) audio through the digital outputs.
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Setting Up the Display Options
Display options enable you to set various video functions of the player.
1
With the unit in Stop mode,
press the MENU button on the
remote control.
2
Press the …/† buttons to
select DVD, then press the √
or ENTER button.
3
Press the …/† buttons to
select Display, then press
the √ or ENTER button.
▼
4
Press the …/† buttons to
select the desired item, then
press the √ or ENTER
button.
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- To make the DVD Setup menu
disappear, press the MENU button.
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Display Options
TV Aspect
Depending on the type of
television you have, you may
want to adjust the screen
setting (aspect ratio).
- 4:3 Letter Box: Select when you want to see the total 16:9
ratio screen DVD supplies, even though you have a TV with
a 4:3 ratio screen. Black bars will appear at the top and
bottom of the screen.
- 4:3 Pan Scan: Select this for conventional size TVs when
you want to see the central portion of the 16:9 screen.
(Extreme left and right side of movie picture will be cut off.)
- 16:9 Wide: You can view the full 16:9 picture on your wide
screen TV.
Black Level
The Black Level feature
adjusts black reference level
in the video signal to one of
two choices:
On
Note
It cannot be adjusted when Alt Video Out is
set to Progressive.
- On: This will enhance the
Black Level for increased
brightness/contrast when
viewing DVDs.
- Off: This is the Standard NTSC reference Black
Level for consistent brightness/contrast across all
sources.
▼
Alt Video Out
The “Alt Video Out” option
must be set in the on-screen
menu if you have connected
your DVD-VCR to a TV using
the S-VIDEO OUT or
COMPONENT VIDEO OUT
jacks.
- S-Video: Select when you want to use S-Video
output.
- Component: Select when you want to use
Component interlace(525i) Out or
Progressive(525p) Out.
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- See your TV owner’s manual to
determine what type of TV you have.
- Interlace: Interlaced Scan mode will
work.
- Progressive: Progressive Scan mode
will work, and Video and S-Video will
not work.
- Press the P.SCAN button on the front
panel in stop mode.
Be sure to set the correct Video
output for the proper picture.
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Setting Up the Parental Control
The Parental Control function works in conjunction with DVDs that have been assigned a rating, which helps
you control the types of DVDs that your family watches. There are up to 8 rating levels on a disc.
1
With the DVD in Stop mode,
press the MENU button on the
remote control.
2
Press the …/† buttons to
select DVD, then press the √
or ENTER button.
3
Press the …/† buttons to
select Parental, then press
the √ or ENTER button.
4
Press the √ or ENTER
button to select Yes if you
want to use a password.
The Enter Password screen
appears.
0~9
▼
5
Enter your password.
The Re-enter Password
screen appears to confirm
the password. Enter your
password again.
The player is locked (
Re-enter new Password
0~9
).
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- To make the DVD Setup menu
disappear, press the MENU button.
Note
There is no default password.
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Setting Up the Rating Level
1
With the unit in stop mode,
press the MENU button on the
remote control.
2
Press the …/† buttons to
select DVD, then press the √
or ENTER button.
3
Press the …/† buttons to
select Parental, then press
the √ or ENTER button.
Enter your password.
0~9
4
Press the …/† buttons to
select Rating Level, then
press the √ or ENTER
button.
Yes
▼
5
Press the …/† buttons to
select the Rating Level you
want, then press the √ or
ENTER button.
- To make the DVD setup menu
disappear, press the MENU button.
- For example, if you select up to Level
6, discs that contain Level 7, 8 will
not play.
e.g) Setting up in Level 6.
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Changing the Password
1
With the unit in stop mode,
press the MENU button on the
remote control.
2
Press the …/† buttons to
select DVD, then press the √
or ENTER button.
3
Press the …/† buttons to
select Parental, then press
the √ or ENTER button.
Enter your password.
0~9
4
Yes
Press the …/† buttons to
select Change Password,
then press the √ or ENTER
button.
▼
5
- To make the DVD setup menu
disappear, press the MENU button.
Note
If you forgot your password, press power on
from a cold start with no disc in the unit.
Press the
/
(Skip) buttons
simultaneously on the front panel for 5
seconds. The “Reset Ok” message will
appear. Press the POWER button.
Enter your new password.
Re-enter the new password
again.
0~9
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V C R O P E R AT I O N S
In this chapter, you will learn how to play a video cassette tape, how to use the time counter and memory stop
features, and how to record a program as you are watching TV.
Inserting and Ejecting a Video Cassette
Tape
To Insert a Video Cassette Tape
▼
1
Hold the video cassette tape
window-side up with the arrow
pointing away from you.
- Don’t try to insert a tape upside down
or backwards.
- Use only video tapes labeled “VHS.”
European PAL VHS video tapes and
S-VHS pre-recorded tapes aren’t
compatible with this unit. Choose
brand name, high quality tapes for
best results.
▼
2
Gently push the tape through
the compartment door until you
feel the VCR pull it.
- If the safety tab of your video tape
has been removed, the tape begins
to play automatically. You don’t have
to press PLAY. For more information
on the safety tab, see page 75.
The VCR loads the tape
automatically.
To Eject a Video Cassette Tape
▼
When you’re finished playing a prerecorded video tape, it’s best to rewind it
to the beginning and remove it from the
VCR to protect it from wear and tear.
1
Press the (Stop) button to
stop playing the tape.
▼
After ejecting a tape, you should remove
it completely from the compartment and
turn off the VCR.
2
Press the EJECT button on the
front panel to eject the tape.
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Playing a Pre-Recorded Video Cassette
Tape
Playing the Tape
▼
- For more information on the safety
tab, see page 75.
▼
1
- The VCR does not play sound while
a video tape is paused.
Insert the video cassette tape.
2
If the tape doesn’t begin to play
automatically, press the
(Play/Pause) button.
3
Pausing Play
- If you see white lines on the screen,
see “Using Automatic Tracking” on
page 66.
While a tape is playing, press
the
(Play/Pause) button
when you want to interrupt play.
The tape pauses temporarily.
Press the
(Play/Pause)
button to resume playing the
tape.
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Special VCR Playback Features
While a videotape is playing, you can enjoy a variety of special playback features, including Still, Frame
Advance, Skip, Repeat, and more. Press the Play/Pause button again to resume normal playback.
Frame Advance
In the pause mode, press
F.ADV to advance to the next
frame.
Fps/Rps Review
In Play mode, press the
(Rewind) to
(Forward) or
review at two speeds:
- Picture Search: Press and
release to advance the tape
forward or backward at 5
times normal speed.
- Jet Search: Press and hold
down the SEARCH button,
then release it to play back at
the normal speed.
Skip
In Play mode, press the SKIP
button to move ahead exactly
30 seconds. Press the SKIP
button repeatedly up to 4 times
to move ahead 2 minutes.
Repeat
- In Play mode, press the
REPEAT button to review the
last 5 seconds of tape (SP
mode).
- In Play mode, press the
REPEAT button to review the
last 15 seconds of tape (SLP
mode).
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Shuttle
In Play mode, Shuttle >>
gradually increases the cue
speed: Double Speed playback
➝ Picture Search ➝ Jet
Search.
Shuttle << gradually
slows down the tape, then
goes into Slow mode, Still
mode, Reverse Picture Search
and Reverse Jet Search.
Each time you press the
SHUTTLE button, the playback
speed is different accordingly.
Using Automatic Tracking
The Tracking adjustment removes the white lines that sometimes appear during playback because of slight
differences in recording decks. The TRK button will automatically align the recorded tracks with the playback
heads to solve this problem. You may also set tracking manually.
1
Insert and play a video
cassette tape.
As soon as the tape begins
to play, the VCR begins
automatic tracking.
Tracking
2
If automatic tracking doesn’t
remove the streaks from the
picture, press and hold the
TRK or TRK button
until the streaks disappear.
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Selecting the Cassette Type
If you wish to use the tape counter to display the time remaining on a cassette, you must indicate the
type of cassette inserted.
1
Press the MENU button on the
remote control.
2
Press the …/† buttons to
select VCR, then press the √
or ENTER button.
n
3
Press the …/† buttons to
select Tape Length, then
press the √ or ENTER
button to select the correct
cassette length.
n
4
Press the MENU button to exit.
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Note
This information is usually printed on the
tape box. The menu cycles through: T-120,
T-160 or T-180.
Once the type of cassette is set, the VCR
can display the amount of time remaining on
the tape when you press the INFO. button.
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Setting the Auto Play
If you want your videotapes to play automatically when you insert them, turn on Auto Play.
Note
Only tapes that are missing the Record
Safety Tab will play automatically when
inserted (See page 75).
1
Press the MENU button on the
remote control.
2
Press the …/† buttons to
select VCR, then press the √
or ENTER button.
n
▼
3
n
Press the …/† buttons to
select Auto Play, then press
the √ or ENTER button to
select On or Off.
- On: The VCR will automatically begin
playing a video tape when it is
inserted, as long as the safety
tab of the cassette has been
removed.
- Off: Auto play is disabled.
4
Press the MENU button to exit.
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Setting the Auto Repeat
If you want your videotapes to play repeatedly, turn on Auto Repeat.
1
Press the MENU button on the
remote control.
2
Press the …/† buttons to
select VCR, then press the √
or ENTER button.
n
▼
3
n
Press the …/† buttons to
select Auto Repeat, then
press the √ or ENTER
button to select On or Off.
- On: The VCR will play a tape
repeatedly [unless a tape control
is activated (stop, fast forward or
rewind)].
- Off: Auto Repeat is disabled.
4
Press the MENU button to exit.
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Using the Tape Counter
The tape counter:
- Indicates the elapsed time in the play and record modes (hours, minutes and seconds).
- Is reset when a cassette is inserted in the DVD-VCR.
- Allows you to easily find the beginning of a sequence.
- If the remaining time is to be calculated correctly, you must indicate the type of cassette being used.
1
Insert a cassette in your DVDVCR. To set the tape counter
to zero at the beginning of a
sequence:
- Press the INFO. button twice
to display the counter
- Press the CLEAR button
when you want to set the
tape counter to zero.
2
When you are ready,
- Start playback or Recording.
- Press the (Stop) button.
- To fast-forward or rewind to
the sequence at which the
counter was set to zero,
press the the (Forward) or
(Rewind) button.
- Some DVD-VCR information, such as the counter, can be
displayed on the television screen.
Press the INFO. button:
- Once to display the current function, recording speed and
counter.
- Twice to display the counter only.
- Three times to display the time remaining on the cassette.
- Four times to clear the display.
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Using the Assemble Edit Function
This function allows you to start a new recording at a specific position on the cassette while maintaining a very
smooth scene change.
1
Insert the cassette to be edited
in your DVD-VCR.
2
Press the
(Play/Pause)
button to start playback.
3
When you reach the position
from which you wish to start
the new recording, press the
(Play/Pause) button.
4
Press the F.ADV button as
often as necessary to advance
frame by frame, until the exact
recording position is located.
5
While the DVD-VCR is in
pause mode, press the REC
button. The pause mode is
displayed on the screen.
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6
Select the source from which
you wish to record by pressing:
- The CH
or
buttons for
television channel.
- The INPUT SEL. button for
the LINE1 or LINE2 input
source.
7
Press the REC button to start
recording. When you have
finished recording, press the
(Stop) button.
Selecting the Audio Output Mode
You can select the mode in which the sound is reproduced on the loudspeakers and AV outputs.
The following options are available.
Press the AUDIO button on the
remote control until the
required option is displayed.
Audio output mode
- Left: Used to listen to the sound on the left Hi-Fi channel.
- Right: Used to listen to the sound on the right Hi-Fi channel.
- Mono: Used to listen to the sound on the normal mono channel.
- Hi-Fi: Used to listen to Hi-Fi stereo sound on the left and
right channels. When playing back tapes recorded in
Hi-Fi, the sound switches to Hi-Fi after five seconds of
Mono.
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Searching for a Specific Sequence
Each time you record a cassette on this DVD-VCR, an “index” is automatically marked on the tape when
recording starts.
The Search function allows you to fast-forward or rewind to a specific index and start playback from that point.
Depending on the direction selected, the indexes are numbered as follows:
➔
Prev
Seq.
etc.
2
Seq. being
played
1
Next
Seq.
1
etc.
2
This DVD-VCR uses a standard indexing system (VISS). As a result, it will recognize any indexes marked by
other VCRs using the same system and vice versa.
1
Press the MENU button on the
remote control.
2
Press the …/† buttons to
select Function, then press
the √ or ENTER button.
3
Press the …/† buttons to
select VCR Function, then
press the √ or ENTER
button.
DVD Function
VCR Function
VCR Function can be
displayed simply by pressing
the SEARCH button.
4
Press the …/† buttons to
select the desired item, then
press the √ or ENTER
button.
Go to [0:00:000]
End Search
Forward Intro Scan
Reverse Intro Scan
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Variable Search System
Go To [0:00:00] Stop
Use this feature when you
want to search for the 0:00:00
counter position on a
cassette.
Go to [0:00:000]
End Search
Forward Intro Scan
Reverse Intro Scan
Press the CLEAR button at
the point on the tape where
you want to set the counter to [0:00:00].
The VCR will rewind or fast forward, searching for the
0:00:00 counter position, and then automatically stop at that
position.
End Search
Use this feature when you
want to search for a blank
position to record a program
on a cassette.
Go to [0:00:000]
End Search
Forward Intro Scan
Reverse Intro Scan
The VCR will fast forward,
searching for a blank position,
and then automatically stop at that position.
If the VCR reaches the end of the tape during end search,
the tape will be ejected.
Scan and play
Use scan and play when you
don’t know exactly where a
program is located on a
cassette tape.
Go to [0:00:000]
End Search
Forward Intro Scan
Reverse Intro Scan
- Forward Intro Scan
Select “Forward Intro Scan”,
then press the ENTER button.
- Reverse Intro Scan
Select “Reverse Intro Scan”, then press the ENTER button.
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Basic Recording
You can record a TV show in progress by inserting a blank tape and pressing the REC button.
You can even add time in 30-minute increments up to 4 hours by pressing the REC button repeatedly;
see page 77.
Note
Be sure your videotape has a Record Safety Tab. If the tab is missing, you can cover the opening with a small
piece of tape. Warning: Do not cover this opening unless you are sure you want to record over the tape.
Before You Begin...
- Power on the DVD-VCR
- Power on the TV
Protecting a Recorded Cassette
Video cassettes have a safety tab to prevent accidental erasure. When this tab has been removed, you cannot
record on the tape.
If you wish to protect a
cassette, break off the tab
using a small screwdriver.
To re-record over a protected
cassette (safety tab broken),
cover the hole with adhesive
tape.
Recording
1
Insert a blank VHS tape into
the VCR deck.
Make sure the tape is long
enough to record the entire
program.
Press the SPEED button to set
to the record speed.
(See page 78)
2
Use the Number buttons or the CH … or † buttons to select
the desired channel, or press the INPUT SEL. button to
select Line 1 or 2 if recording from an external device
connected to the front or rear jacks, respectively.
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Note
Recording from the DVD-VCR to the VCR is
not possible.
3
Press the REC button on the
remote control or front panel.
For options while recording is in
progress, see “Special Recording
Features” on this page.
4
Pause/Resume Recording
Press the
(Play/Pause)
button.
Press the REC button again to
resume.
5
Stop Recording
Press the (Stop) button.
Special Recording Features
While a recording is in progress, you can watch a different channel or a DVD, or add recording time in 30minute increments.
To Watch a different Channel while Recording
Make sure that you connect the DVD-VCR to the TV using
an RF cable.
- When you watching through the Antenna input during
recording, press the TV/VCR button on the remote control.
Using your TV remote control, change the channel you
want to watch.
- When you watching through Line input during recording,
change the input of your TV from Line to Antenna. Using
your TV remote control, change the channel you want to
watch.
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To Watch a DVD while Recording
Insert a DVD in the DVD tray and press the
(Play/Pause). The output will automatically change to the
DVD.
To Add Recording Time
See One-Touch Recording (OTR) below.
Using One-Touch Recording
One-Touch Recording (OTR) allows you to add recording time in 30-minute increments up to 4 hours at the
touch of a button.
1
Insert a blank VHS tape into
the VCR deck.
2
Use the Number buttons or the CH … or † buttons to select
the desired channel, or press the INPUT SEL. button to
select Line 1 or 2 if recording from an external device
connected to the front or rear jacks, respectively.
3
Press the REC button on the
remote control or front panel.
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4
While in Record mode, press
the REC button again to
activate One-Touch Recording
(OTR).
Record length 0:30 appears
on the On-screen display and
the DVD-VCR will record for
exactly 30 minutes.
5
Record
length
0:30
07
Add Recording Time
Continue pressing REC
button to add recording time
in 30 minute increments up to
4 hours.
The DVD-VCR stops
recording automatically when
the time has elapsed. The
DVD-VCR will automatically be
turned off when the OTR
finished.
SP
Selecting the Recording Speed
You can slow down the recording speed from SP to SLP in order to fit six hours of programming on a T-120
tape.
Note
The selected Record Speed will appear on
the front panel display and on-screen
display.
Press the SPEED button on the
remote control to select the
Record Speed.
- SP: Standard Play, for best
quality.
- SLP: Super Long Play, for
maximum recording
time (3 times SP).
Maximum Recording Time - SP vs. SLP
Tape Length
SP (Standard Play) SLP (Super Long Play)
T-120
2 hrs
T-160
2hrs 40 mins
6 hrs
8 hrs
T-180
3 hrs
9 hrs
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Using a Timer Recording
Insert a blank videotape into the VCR deck. Be sure to leave the Record Safety Tab intact.
With the Timer Recording function, you can program up to 7 events at a time to record up to a month in
advance.
To Begin Setting the Timer Recording,
- Power On your DVD-VCR.
- Power On your TV.
1
Press the MENU button on the
remote control.
2
Press the …/† buttons to
select PROG, then press the
√ or ENTER button.
It can be displayed simply by
pressing the TIMER button.
3
Select Channel Number
Press the √ button, then
press the …/† buttons to set
the channel.
No
1
Ch
Start
End
Date
07
:
:
:
:
:
:
:
:
:
:
:
:
:
:
/
/
/
/
/
/
/
2
3
4
5
6
7
Speed
Press the √ button to move
to the next setting.
4
Set Time/Date/Speed
Repeat Step 3 above to set
start time, end time, date and
record speed.
Date can be set for one time,
daily or weekly recording.
No
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Ch
Start
End
Date
Speed
07
9:00am
:
:
:
:
:
:
11:00am
:
:
:
:
:
:
5/10
/
/
/
/
/
/
SP
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Note
You can select external input directly
(L1 or L2) using INPUT SEL. button.
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Selecting Auto Speed
If the length of the videotape is not long enough for a timer
recording in the SP mode, set the recording tape speed to
“Auto”. Recording will start in the SP mode. If the length is not
long enough, the tape speed will automatically change from SP
mode to SLP mode.
Daily/Weekly Date Programming
Weekly [sun’s~sat’s]: Use this to record TV programs on the
same channel at the same time every week. Daily [MO - FR] :
Use this to record TV programs on the same channel at the
same time every day Monday through Friday.
5
Save Timer Recording
Press the RETURN button to
finish setting the timer
recording.
Stop the DVD-VCR or turn the
power off. Then the DVD-VCR
will automatically turn on and
begin recording at the time you
set.
To stop the timer recording,
press the POWER button or
press the (Stop) button
twice.
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REFERENCE
Using the TV Buttons on the Remote Control
Your DVD-VCR remote control will work with Samsung televisions and compatible brands.
To determine whether your television is compatible, follow the instructions below.
1 Switch your television on.
2 Point the remote control towards the television.
3 Hold down the TV button and enter the two-figure code corresponding to the brand of your television, by
pressing the appropriate numeric buttons.
TV Codes
BRAND
SAMSUNG
DAEWOO
EMERSON
HITACHI
LG
LOEWE
MAGNAVOX
NEWSAN
NOBLEX
PANASONIC
RCA
SANYO
SHARP
SONY
TELEFUNKEN
TOSHIBA
ZENITH
CODE
01, 14, 15, 23
19
21
10
06, 08, 18
28
04
27
25
12, 24
07, 29
05, 20
02, 16, 22
03
26
09
17
Note
- If your television is compatible with the remote control, it will switch off. It is now programmed to operate
with the remote control.
- If several codes are indicated for your television brand, try each one in turn until you find one that works.
You can then control the television using the following buttons.
Button
POWER
INPUT SEL.
VOL + or –
CH ( or )
TV MUTE
Function
Used to switch the television on and off.
Used to select an external source.
Used to adjust the volume of the television.
Used to select the required channel.
Used to toggle the sound on and off.
The various functions will not necessarily work on all televisions. If you encounter problems, operate the
television directly.
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Troubleshooting
Before contacting a Samsung authorized service center, perform the following simple checks.
If you are unable to solve the problem after reading the above instructions, note:
- The model and serial number on the rear of your DVD-VCR
- The warranty information
- A clear description of the problem
Then contact your nearest SAMSUNG service center.
Identifying DVD Problems
Problem
No operations can
be performed with
the remote control.
Action
• Check the batteries in the remote control.
They may need replacing.
• Operate the remote control at a distance of no more than 20 feet.
• Remove batteries and hold down one or more buttons for several
minutes to drain the microprocessor inside the remote control to
reset it. Reinstall batteries and try to operate the remote control
again.
Disc does not play.
• Ensure that the disc is installed with the label side facing up.
• Check the region number of the DVD.
5.1 channel sound
is not being
reproduced.
• 5.1 channel sound is reproduced only when the following
conditions are met.:
1) The DVD-VCR is connected with the proper Amplifier
2) The disc is recorded with 5.1 channel sound.
• Check whether the disc being played has the “5.1 ch” mark on
the outside.
• Check if your audio system is connected and working properly.
• In a DVD Setup Menu, is the Audio Output set to Bitstream?
Page
P3
P7
P18
• The features or action cannot be completed at this time because:
1. The DVD’s software restricts it.
2. The DVD’s software doesn’t support the feature (e.g., angles).
3. The feature is not available at the moment.
4. You’ve requested a title or chapter number or search time that is
out of range.
-
Disc Menu doesn’t
appear.
• Check if the disc has a Menu.
-
Play mode differs
from the Setup
Menu selection.
• Some of the functions selected in the Setup Menu may not work
properly if the disc is not encoded with the corresponding
function.
The screen ratio
cannot be changed.
• The Screen Ratio is fixed on your DVDs.
P40~41
No audio.
• Make sure you have selected the correct Digital Output in the
Audio Options Menu.
P56~57
The
icon
appears on
screen.
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Problem
The screen is
blocked
Forgot password
Action
Page
• Press the œœ √√ buttons simultaneously for more than 5 seconds
with no disc in the unit. All settings will revert to the factory settings.
-
• Press the œœ √√ buttons simultaneously for more than 5 seconds
with no disc in the unit. All settings including the password will
revert to the factory settings. Don't use this unless absolutely
necessary.
P60~62
If you experience
other problems.
• Go to the contents and find the section of the instruction book that
contains the explanations regarding the current problem, and
follow the procedure once again.
• If the problem still cannot be solved, please contact your nearest
authorised service center.
The picture is
noisy or distorted
• Make sure that the disc is not dirty or scratched.
• Clean the disc.
Identifying VCR Problems
Problem
Action
No power
• Check that the power plug is connected to a wall outlet.
You cannot insert
a video cassette
• A video cassette can only be inserted with the window
The television
program was not
recorded
• Check the DVD-VCR antenna/cable connections.
• Is the DVD-VCR tuner properly set?
• Check if the safety tab is intact on the cassette.
Timer recording
was unsuccessful
• Re-check the recording start/stop time settings.
• If there was a power failure or interruption during timer
No playback picture
or the picture is
• Check to see if you are using a prerecorded tape.
You cannot see
normal broadcasts
• Check the tuner or external setting. It should be on tuner.
• Check the TV or VCR antenna connections.
Noise bars or
streaks on playback
• Press the TRK buttons to minimize this effect.
When the √II button
is pressed during
playback, the still
picture has severe
“noise bars” streaks
• A still picture may have “noise bars”, depending on the
Video Head
Cleaning
• If poor pictures appear on a variety of cassettes, the video
side up and the safety tab facing you.
recording, the recording will have been cancelled.
Page
P63
-
P79~80
P75
distorted
condition of the tape. Press the TRK buttons during slow
motion to minimize this effect.
heads may need cleaning. This is not a common problem
and unless it appears, the heads should not be cleaned.
When cleaning the video heads, read all instructions
provided with the head cleaning cassette. Incorrect head
cleaning can permanently damage the video heads.
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REFERENCE
Technical Specifications
Inputs
AUDIO
2 Stereo audio inputs, RCA Connector, -8dbm, 47KΩ,
VIDEO
2 Composite video inputs, RCA Connector, 75Ω, 1Vp-p
front and rear
RF
Antenna or CATV Input, F-Connector, 75Ω
AUDIO
1 Stereo audio outputs, RCA Connector, -8dbm, 1.5KΩ
AUDIO (DVD only)
1 Digital audio output (1 coaxial)
1 pair Stereo audio outputs
Outputs
VIDEO
1 Composite video output, RCA Connector, 75Ω, 1Vp-p
VIDEO (DVD only)
1 S-Video output, S-Connector, 75Ω, Y=1.0Vp-p,
C=0.286Vp-p
1 Component video output, 75Ω, Y=1.0Vp-p, Pb=0.7Vp-p,
Pr=0.7Vp-p
RF
Channel 3 or 4
VIDEO SYSTEM
1/2-inch VHS system, 4 rotary head helical scanning;
FM azimuth luminance;chrominance: converted sub system
phase shift
VCR
AUDIO TRACK
Normal: 1 track; Hi-Fi: 2 track
PLAY/RECORD TIME
T-180 tape: SP 3 hours, SLP 9 hours
FF/REW TIME
T-120 tape: <2 minutes
HEADS
Video:
DA 4 rotary
Audio:
2 rotary heads (Hi-Fi); 1 stationary head (Linear)
Control:
1 stationary head
Erase:
1 full track, 1 audio track
WOW & FLUTTER
Less than 0.005% (Hi-Fi)
FREQ. RESPONSE
20-20,000 Hz (Hi-Fi)
DISC COMPATIBILITY
CD, CD-R, CD-RW
DVD-Video, CD-Digital Audio (5” and 3.5”)
DVD
SYSTEM
FREQ. RESPONSE
96/48 kHz Sampling: 4 Hz-22kHz
S/N RATIO
110 dB
DYNAMIC RANGE
96 dB
THD
0.003 %
POWER REQUIREMENT
120V AC, 60 Hz, 25 watts
ENVIRONMENT
41-104˚F (5-40˚C); 10%-75% humidity
WEIGHT
13.8 lbs.
- Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd reserves the right to change the specifications with out notice.
- Weight and dimensions are approximate.
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MEMO
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Warranty
LIMITED WARRANTY TO ORIGINAL PURCHASER
THIS SAMSUNG BRAND PRODUCT, AS SUPPLIED AND DISTRIBUTED BY SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS
AMERICA, INC. (SAMSUNG) AND DELIVERED NEW, IN THE ORIGINAL CARTON TO THE ORIGINAL
CONSUMER PURCHASER, IS WARRANTED BY SAMSUNG AGAINST MANUFACTURING DEFECTS IN
MATERIALS AND WORKMANSHIP FOR THE FOLLOWING LIMITED WARRANTY PERIOD:
One (1) Year Parts / Ninety (90) days Labor
This limited warranty begins on the original date of purchase, and is valid only on products purchased and
used in the United States, and does not include transportation, installation, removal or reinstallation.
WARRANTY REPAIRS MUST BE PERFORMED BY SAMSUNG’S AUTHORIZED SERVICE CENTER.
TO RECEIVE WARRANTY SERVICE, THE ORIGINAL DATED BILL OF SALE MUST BE PRESENTED UPON
REQUEST AS PROOF OF PURCHASE TO SAMSUNG OR SAMSUNG’S AUTHORIZED SERVICE CENTER.
TRANSPORTATION TO AND FROM THE SERVICE CENTER IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE
PURCHASER.
SAMSUNG WILL REPAIR OR REPLACE THIS PRODUCT, AT OUR OPTION AND AT NO CHARGE WITH
NEW OR RECONDITIONED PARTS, IF FOUND TO BE DEFECTIVE DURING THE LIMITED WARRANTY
PERIOD SPECIFIED ABOVE. The product must be returned during the warranty period with transportation
charges prepaid to SAMSUNG’s designated service center. Prior to returning any product for warranty
service, the purchaser must contact SAMSUNG for problem determination and service procedures.
SAMSUNG DOES NOT WARRANT UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE OPERATION OF THE PRODUCT.
All replaced parts and products become the property of SAMSUNG and must be returned to SAMSUNG.
Replacement parts and products assume the remaining original warranty, or ninety (90) days, whichever is
longer.
This limited warranty covers manufacturing defects in materials and workmanship encountered in normal,
noncommercial use of this product and shall not apply to the following, including, but not limited to: damage
which occurs in shipment; applications and uses for which this product was not intended; failures or problems
which are caused by products or equipment not supplied by SAMSUNG; accidents, misuse, abuse, neglect,
misapplication, fire, water, lightning or other acts of nature; incorrect electrical line voltage, fluctuations or
surges; damage caused by improper or faulty installation; improper connection with any peripheral; product
alteration or modification; improper or unauthorized repair; cosmetic damage or exterior finish; product with
altered serial numbers; failure to follow operating instructions, customer adjustments, maintenance and
environmental instructions that are covered and prescribed in the instruction book; use of non-SAMSUNG or
unauthorized parts, supplies, accessories or equipment which damage this product or result in service
problems; failures or problems due to incompatibility with other equipment.
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HEADQUARTERS
105 Challenger Road
Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660-0511
TEL: 1-800-SAMSUNG
SERVICE DIVISION
400 Valley Road, Suite 201
Mount Arlington, NJ 07856
1-800-SAMSUNG (1-800-726-7864)
www.samsung.com
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