Samsung DVD-V440 Instruction manual

Instruction Manual
DVD-V540
DVD-V440
DVD-V340
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Contents
Foreword
Safety Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Disc Type and Characteristics . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Using the Timer Programming Feature . . . . . 22
Checking a Preset Recording . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Cancelling a Preset Recording . . . . . . . . . . . 23
DVD-VCR Overviews
Front View of the DVD-VCR . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Rear View of the DVD-VCR . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Display Indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Playing Back
Playing a Cassette . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Adjusting Picture Alignment Manually . . . . . . 23
Selecting the Audio Output Mode
★(DVD-V540/DVD-V440) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Playing a Cassette in Slow Motion . . . . . . . . . 24
Playing a Sequence Frame by Frame . . . . . . 24
Playing a Sequence at Variable Speeds . . . . 24
Searching for a Specific Sequence . . . . . . . . 25
Using the Tape Counter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
Connecting an RCA Audio/Video Input Cable . 27
Using the Assemble Edit Function . . . . . . . . . 27
Recording from Another VCR or Camcorder . 28
Using the TV Buttons on the Remote Control
★(DVD-V540 Only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
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6
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Connecting Your DVD-VCR
Inserting Batteries in the Remote Control . . . . 7
Connecting DVD-VCR to the TV
using the Coaxial Cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Connecting DVD-VCR to the TV
using the RCA Cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Connecting DVD-VCR to a Satellite
Receiver or Other Equipment . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Plug & Auto Set up . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Tuning Your Television for the DVD-VCR . . . . 9
Deck Control Keys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Setting the Date and Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Setting the Menu Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Setting Up Your DVD-VCR
Presetting the Stations Automatically . . . . . . . 11
Presetting the Stations Manually . . . . . . . . . . 12
Clearing a Preset Station . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Changing the Preset Station Table . . . . . . . . . 13
Selecting the RF OUT Sound Mode (B/G-D/K)
(Newzealand Model only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Setting the DVD-VCR Output Channel . . . . . . 14
Selecting the Colour Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
NICAM (Newzealand Model only)
★(DVD-V540/DVD-V440) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Intelligent Picture Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
G-CODE Extend ★(DVD-V540 Only) . . . . . . . 16
Auto Power off . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Screen Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Selecting the Cassette Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Repeat Play . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Recording Television Broadcasts
Selecting the Recording Speed . . . . . . . . . . . 18
S-VHS Play . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Recording a Programme Immediately . . . . . . 19
Protecting a Recorded Cassette . . . . . . . . . . 19
Recording a Programme with Automatic Stop 19
Using the G-CODE Feature
★(DVD-V540 Only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Modifying G-code Programming
★(DVD-V540 Only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
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DVD Functions
Choosing a Connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Setting Up the Language Features . . . . . . . . 29
Setting Up the Audio Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
Setting Up the Display Options . . . . . . . . . . . 32
Setting Up the Parental Control . . . . . . . . . . . 33
A/V Receiver Connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
Special Playback Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
Component Connections
(for DVD) ★(DVD-V540/DVD-V440) . . . . . . . . 35
Adjusting the Aspect Ratio (EZ View) . . . . . . 36
Using the Display Function . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
Changing the Camera Angle . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
Selecting the Subtitle Language . . . . . . . . . . 38
Repeat Play . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
Selecting the Audio Language . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
Using the Mark Function . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
MP3/WMA Play . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
Program Play & Random Play . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
Picture CD Playback . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
DivX/XviD/MPEG4 Special Playback
Features ★(DVD-V540 only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44
DivX/XviD/MPEG4 Playback
★(DVD-V540 only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
Solving Problems
Technical Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
Problems and Solutions (VCR) . . . . . . . . . . . 47
Troubleshooting Guide (DVD) . . . . . . . . . . . . 48
Safety Instructions
The following illustrations represent precautions.
The lightning bolt is a warning sign alerting you to dangerous voltage inside the product.
DO NOT OPEN THE DVD-VCR. Refer to service personnel.
10%
75%
40°C
H
H
5°C
Do NOT expose the DVD-VCR to
extreme temperature conditions
(below 5°C and above 40°C) or to
extreme humidity conditions (less
than 10% and more than 75%).
Do NOT expose the DVD-VCR to
direct sunlight.
Do NOT expose the DVD-VCR to
any liquids.
Do NOT place any objects on the
DVD-VCR or remote control.
During a storm and/or lightning,
unplug the DVD-VCR from the
mains socket and aerial.
If the remote control is not used for
a long period of time, remove the
batteries and store it in a cool, dry
place.
THIS DEVICE IS NOT FOR USE IN INDUSTRIAL
ENVIRONMENTS
This product incorporates copyright protection technology that is protected by method 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 by authorized by Macrovision Corporized 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.
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Disc Type and Characteristics
This DVD player is capable of playing the following types of discs with the corresponding logos :
Disc Types (Logos) Recording Types Disc Size
DVD
VIDEO-CD
Max. Playing Time
Characteristics
Audio
+
Video
12 Cm
Single-sided 240 min.
Double-sided 480 min.
• DVD contains excellent sound and video
due to Dolby Digital and MPEG-2 system.
8 Cm
Single-sided 80 min.
Double-sided 160 min.
• Various screen and audio functions can
be easily selected through the on-screen
menu.
Audio
+
Video
12 Cm
74 min.
8 Cm
20 min.
12 Cm
74 min.
8 Cm
20 min.
AUDIO-CD
Audio
• Video with CD sound, VHS quality &
MPEG-1 compression technology.
• An LP is recorded as an analog signal
with more distortion. CD is recorded as a
Digital Signal with better audio quality,
less distortion and less deterioration of
audio quality over time.
* DO NOT play CD-ROM, CD-I and DVD-ROM in this player!
(CDGs play audio only, not graphics.)
* It may not be to play CD-R,CD-RW and DVD-R in all cases due to the type of disc or condition of the recording.
Disc Markings
~
PAL
NTSC
• Play Region Number
• PAL colour system in Australia, Newzealand, etc.
• NTSC broadcast system in U.S.A, Canada,
Korea, Japan, etc.
• Dolby Digital disc
STEREO
DIGITAL
SOUND
• Stereo disc
• Digital Audio disc
• DTS disc
• Disc contains a Divx software product
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Play Region Number
Both the DVD player 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.
Front View of the DVD-VCR
(DVD-V540)
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5
1
2
3
4
5
6
DVD DECK
OPEN/CLOSE BUTTON
VIDEO CASSETE COMPARTMENT
EJECT BUTTON
STANDBY/ON BUTTON
REW/SKIP BACK BUTTON
7
8
9
10
11
12
4
(DVD-V340)
STOP BUTTON
PLAY/STILL BUTTON
F.F / SKIP NEXT BUTTON
RECORD BUTTON
EZ VIEW BUTTON
PROGRAME SELECTION BUTTON
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8
9
10
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12
10
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15
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16
DVD / VCR SELECT BUTTON
PROGRESSIVE BUTTON
LINE IN2 VIDEO INPUT JACK
LINE IN2 AUDIO L, R INPUT JACK
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14
15
16
14
15
16
PROGRESSIVE BUTTON
LINE IN2 VIDEO INPUT JACK
LINE IN2 AUDIO L, R INPUT JACK
EJECT BUTTON
2
4 5 6 7 8 9
1 DVD DECK
2 VIDEO CASSETE COMPARTMENT
3 STANDBY/ON BUTTON
4 REW/SKIP BACK BUTTON
5 STOP BUTTON
PLAY/STILLSamsung
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15
11 12 13
F.F / SKIP NEXT BUTTON
RECORD BUTTON
EZ VIEW BUTTON
OPEN/CLOSE BUTTON
PROGRAME SELECTION BUTTON
DVD / VCR SELECT BUTTON
1
3
13 14
2
5 6 7 8 9
DVD DECK
VIDEO CASSETE COMPARTMENT
STANDBY/ON BUTTON
REW/SKIP BACK BUTTON
STOP BUTTON
PLAY/STILL BUTTON
4
12
1
3
3
6 7 8 9 10 11
(DVD-V440)
1
2
3
4
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F.F / SKIP NEXT BUTTON
RECORD BUTTON
EZ VIEW BUTTON
OPEN/CLOSE BUTTON
PROGRAME SELECTION BUTTON
DVD SELECT BUTTON
12 13
13
14
15
16
14
15
16
VCR SELECT BUTTON
LINE IN2 VIDEO INPUT JACK
LINE IN2 AUDIO INPUT JACK
EJECT BUTTON
Rear View of the DVD-VCR
(DVD-V540/DVD-V440)
1
1
2
3
4
RF ANTENNA INPUT
RF OUT TO TV
LINE IN 1
LINE OUT TO TV (COMPOSITE)
5
6
2 3
4
AUDIO LINE OUT TO TV
(S-VIDEO OR COMPONENT)
DIGITAL AUDIO OUT SOCKET
(COAXIAL)
5
7
8
9
6
7
8
9
COMPONENT VIDEO OUT
DIGITAL AUDIO OUT SOCKET
(OPTICAL)
S-VIDEO OUT JACK
(DVD-V340)
1
1
2
3
4
RF ANTENNA INPUT
RF OUT TO TV
LINE IN 1
LINE OUT TO TV (COMPOSITE)
5
6
2 3
4
AUDIO LINE OUT TO TV
(S-VIDEO OR COMPONENT)
DIGITAL AUDIO OUT SOCKET
(COAXIAL)
5
7
8
6
7
COMPONENT VIDEO OUT
S-VIDEO OUT JACK
Accessories
You have just purchased a SAMSUNG Video Cassette Recorder (DVD-VCR).
Together with your DVD-VCR, you will find the following accessories in the box.
REMOTE CONTROL
& BATTERIES
N
Y/O
NDB
STA
OSE
N/CL
OPE
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AUDIO & VIDEO
CABLE
★(DVD-540/SV-DVD440)
OWNER’S
INSTRUCTIONS
8
COAXIAL CABLE
Connecting DVD-VCR to the
TV using the Coaxial Cable
Display Indicators
1
2
3
4
5
To receive television programmes a signal must be
received from one of the following sources:
◆
◆
◆
◆
☛
6
1
2
3
The DVD Deck is active
A DVD, CD, VCD, or SVCD is loaded
The time, counter position, time remaining or
current deck status is displayed
VHS tape is inserted
The VCR Deck is active
A Timer Recording is programmed or in progress.
4
5
6
An outdoor aerial
An indoor aerial
A cable television network
A satellite receiver
Make sure that both the television and the DVDVCR are switched off before connecting the
cables.
1 Remove the aerial or network input cable from the
television.
2 Connect this cable to the 75Ω coaxial socket
marked
on the rear of your DVD-VCR.
3 Plug the coaxial cable supplied into the
TV
socket
on your DVD-VCR.
4 Plug the other end of the coaxial cable into the
connector previously used for the aerial on the
television.
Inserting Batteries in the Remote
Control
You must insert or replace the batteries in the remote
control when you:
◆ Purchase the DVD-VCR
◆ Find that the remote control is no longer
working correctly
5 To obtain better quality pictures and sound on your
television, you can also connect your DVD-VCR to
the television via the RCA cable (see next page) if
your television is equipped with this type of
connection.
1 Push the tab in the direction of the arrow to release
the battery compartment cover on the rear of the
remote control.
2
2 Insert two AAA, RO3 or equivalent batteries, taking
care to respect the polarities:
◆ + on the battery with + on the remote control
◆ – on the battery with – on the remote control
3 Replace the cover by aligning it with the base of
the remote control and pushing it back into place.
1
➢
Do not mix different battery types (manganese
and alkaline for example).
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TV
4
3
Connecting DVD-VCR to the
TV using the RCA Cable
You can connect your DVD-VCR to the television using
the RCA cable if the appropriate input is available on
the television. You thus:
◆ Obtain better quality sound and pictures
◆ Simplify the setting up procedure of your
DVD-VCR
☛
☛
Connecting DVD-VCR to a Satellite
Receiver or Other Equipment
You can connect other audio and/or video equipment
to your DVD-VCR in different ways. The following
illustrations give a few examples of the connection
possibilities.
➢
The RCA input/output connectors on the rear of
the DVD-VCR are used for equipment, such as
camcorders, VCRs or sound systems.
Regardless of the type of connection chosen, you
must always connect the coaxial cable supplied.
Otherwise, no picture will be visible on the
screen when the DVD-VCR is switched off.
Camcorder
Make sure that both the television and the DVDVCR are switched off before connecting the
cables.
VCR
1 Connect the coaxial cable as indicated on page 7.
2 Connect one end of the RCA Audio/Video cable to
the Video output and Audio L, R output socket on
the rear of the DVD-VCR.
REAR OF THE
DVD-VCR
Sound system
3 Plug the other end into the appropriate connector
on the television.
Aerial
TV
Plug & Auto Set up
Your DVD-VCR will automatically set itself up when it
is plugged into the mains for the first time. TV stations
will be stored in memory. The process takes a few
minutes. Your DVD-VCR will then be ready for use.
3
2
1 Connect the coaxial cable as indicated on page 7.
(Connecting Your DVD-VCR to the TV Using the
Coaxial Cable)
2 Plug the DVD-VCR into the mains.
Result: The Language Set menu is displayed.
RF coaxial cable
3 Select the required language by pressing the
❷
or
buttons.
4 Press OK to store the language selected.
Result: A message appears.
5 Press OK button.
6 Press OK to start the auto scanning.
◆ The number of stations automatically stored by
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theVCR depends on the number of stations that
it has found.
Plug & Auto Set up
Auto setup
7 If you cannot find the pictures and sound, or there
is interference from nearby channels, it may be
necessary to change the setting of the DVD-VCR
output channel (see Setting the DVD-VCR Output
Channel on page 14 and Problems and Solutions
on page 47).
Please wait
00 %
8 When the picture and sound are perfectly clear,
store this channel at the desired programme
position on the television.
Result: That programme is now reserved for use
with your DVD-VCR.
Clock Set
Time
Date
12 : 00
1/JAN
Year
2004 THU
Deck Control Keys
➢
Auto preset can be performed by pressing ■ on
the VCR continuously for 5 seconds or more
with no tape inserted.
Tuning Your Television for the
DVD-VCR
The DVD-VCR uses one set of controls to operate both
decks. The following keys are helpful in successfully
controlling each deck.
1 Standby/on Button
Press the STANDBY/ON button on the remote
control or front panel to turn on the DVD-VCR.
2 DVD Button
Press the DVD button on the remote control when
you want to control the DVD deck.
◆ The DVD indicator will light on the Front Panel
Display to show that the DVD deck is selected.
You must tune your television for the DVD-VCR only if
you are not using a RCA cable
➢
To view pictures from your DVD-VCR when a
RCA cable is used, the television must be set to
the audio/video mode (AV).
1 Switch on the television.
2 Switch on the DVD-VCR by pressing
STANDBY/ON on the front of the DVD-VCR or
STANDBY/ON on the remote control.
3 VCR Button
Press the VCR button on remote control when you
want to control the VCR deck.
◆ The VCR indicator will light on the Front Panel
Display to show that VHS deck is selected.
4 INPUT SEL. BUTTON
Press the INPUT SEL. button repeatedly to cycle
through all of your input sources, including the
Tuner (PR##), Line 1 (rear AV input), and Line 2
(front AV input).
• Input select is only available when the VCR deck
is selected.
3 Select a programme position on the television to be
reserved for use with your DVD-VCR.
4 Insert the video cassette in the DVD-VCR. Check
that the DVD-VCR starts reading the cassette; if
not, press ❿II button.
5 Start a scan on your television or set the television
to UHF channel 36 (Australia:UHF 38 CH).
6 Fine tune the television until the pictures and sound
are obtained clearly.
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➢
Before using the VCR operation of 10~28 pages,
press the VCR button on the remote control to
select VCR mode.
Before using the DVD operation of 29~45
pages, press the DVD button on the remote
control to select and watch DVD.
Setting the Date and Time
Your DVD-VCR contains a 24-hour clock and calendar
used to:
Setting the Menu Language
1 After pressing the MENU, press the OK or ❿.
Result: The Setup menu is displayed.
◆ Automatically stop programme recording
◆ Preset your DVD-VCR to record a programme
automatically
You must set the date and time when:
◆ You purchase the DVD-VCR
◆ Do not forget to reset the time when you
change clocks from winter to summer time
and vice versa.
☛
1 After pressing the MENU, press the OK or ❿.
Result: The Setup menu is displayed.
2 Use the
, ❷ buttons to highlight Language,
then press the OK or ❿.
3 Place the selection arrow next to your desired
Language, then press the OK button.
Language Set
English
Français
Deutsch
Español
Italiano
Nederlands
PyccÍËÈ
2 Press the corresponding
, ❷ buttons to select
the Clock option.
3 Press the OK or ❿ to select this option.
Result: The Clock Set menu is displayed.
Clock Set
Time
12 : 00
Date
Year
1 / JAN / 2004 THU
4 Press ➛ or ❿ to select the hour, minutes, day,
month and year.
Result: The option selected highlight.
5 Press the ➛ or ❿ buttons to increase or decrease
the value.
Result: The day of the week is displayed
automatically.
➢
You can hold the ,❷ buttons down to scroll
more quickly through the values.
6 On completion, press RETURN to exit the menu.
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4 On completion, press RETURN to exit the menu.
Presetting the Stations Automatically
☛
You do not need to preset the stations if you
have already set them automatically (see Plug &
Auto Set Up on page 9).
Your DVD-VCR contains a built-in tuner used to receive
television broadcasts.
You must preset the stations received through the tuner.
This can be done:
◆ Plug & Auto Set up (see page 9)
◆ Automatically
◆ Manually (see page 12)
You can store up to 80 stations.
4 Press the corresponding
, ❷ buttons, until the
Auto Setup is selected.
And then press the OK or ❿ to select this option.
Result: A message appears, indicating that any
channels already preset on your DVD-VCR
will be deleted.
5 Press OK to start the auto scanning.
Auto Setup
Your data will be lost
Press OK to continue
Menu to exit
1 After pressing the MENU, press the OK or ❿.
Result: The Setup menu is displayed.
Auto Setup
Please Wait
15%
2 Press the corresponding
, ❷ buttons to select
the Install option.
Result: ◆ The Please Wait indication highlight on
the television screen.
◆ The first frequency band is scanned and
the first station found is displayed and
stored.
◆ The DVD-VCR then searches for the
second station and so on.
◆ When the automatic scanning procedure
has finished, the DVD-VCR switches
automatically to programme 1.
3 Press the OK or ❿ to select this option.
Result: The Install menu is displayed.
Install
Auto Setup
Manual Setup
VCR Output CH
: CH 38
Australia
Model
➢
6 If you wish to cancel the auto scanning before the
Install
end, press the MENU button to exit the menu.
Auto Setup
Manual Setup
TV System
VCR Output CH
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The number of stations automatically stored by
the DVD-VCR depends on the number of
stations that it has found.
:G
: CH 36
Newzealand
Model
➢
Once the auto scanning procedure has finished,
some stations may have been stored more than
once; select the stations with the best reception
and delete the ones no longer required .
(See page 13)
Presetting the Stations Manually
☛
You do not need to preset the stations manually if
you have already set them automatically.
7 Press the ❿ button to preset the station.
Result: The MANUAL TUNING menu is displayed.
1 After pressing the MENU, press the OK or ❿.
MANUAL TUNING
Result: The Setup menu is displayed.
2 Press the corresponding
,❷buttons to select the
Install option.
PR
:
CH
: --
MFT
: -
NAME
: ----
3 Press the OK or ❿ to select this option.
Result: The Install menu is displayed.
MEMORY : OK
RETURN
Install
8 Press the ➛ or ❿ buttons to start scanning the
Auto Setup
Manual Setup
VCR Output CH
: CH 38
Australia
Model
channels.
Result: The frequency band is scanned and the
first station found is displayed.
9 Press the
,❷ buttons until the NAME is selected.
The station name is set automatically from the
broadcast signal.
10 To change the programme’s name, press the ❿ button.
Result: The first letter of the name flashes.
Install
Auto Setup
Manual Setup
TV System
VCR Output CH
:G
: CH 36
Newzealand
Model
4 Press the corresponding
,❷ buttons, until the
Manual Setup option is selected.
5 Press the OK or ❿ to select a Manual Setup option.
Result: The TV STATION TABLE menu is
displayed.
11 To...
Select a character Press the ,❷ button until the
in the name
required character is displayed
(letters, numbers or “-” character).
Move to the next or Press the ➛ or ❿ buttons
previous character respectively.
12 If you...
CH
Then...
,❷ buttons
until the MFT is selected.
◆ Press the ➛ , ❿ buttons to
adjust the picture, if necessary.
◆ Press OK to store the station
Wish to store the
station displayed
◆ Press the
Do not wish to
store the station
displayed
◆ Press the
TV STATION TABLE
PR
Then...
NAME
1
2
3
4
5
DELETE : CLEAR
SWAPPING : OK
RETURN
6 Press the
,❷ buttons to select a programme
number as required.
,❷ buttons
until the CH is selected.
◆ Press the ➛ , ❿ buttons to
go on scanning the
frequency band and display
the next station
◆ Go back to the beginning of
Step 14
13 Repeat this procedure from Step 6 onwards, until
all the required stations have been stored.
14 On completion, press the RETURN button three
times to exit the menu.
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Clearing a Preset Station
☛
Changing the Preset Station Table
If you have stored a TV station:
◆ That you do not require
◆ At the wrong programme position you can
cancel it.
1 After pressing the MENU, press the OK or ❿.
Result: The Setup menu is displayed.
2 Press the corresponding
,❷ buttons to select
You can rearrange the Station Table and give different
programme numbers to the stations listed according to
your own preferences.
1 After pressing the MENU, press the OK or ❿.
Result: The Setup menu is displayed.
2 Press the corresponding
,❷ buttons to select
the Install option.
3 Press the OK or ❿ buttons to select this option.
the Install option.
Result: The Install menu is displayed.
3 Press the OK or ❿ to select this option.
Result: The Install menu is displayed.
Install
Auto Setup
Install
Manual Setup
VCR Output CH
Auto Setup
Manual Setup
VCR Output CH
: CH 38
: CH 38
Australia
Model
Australia
Model
Install
Auto Setup
Install
Manual Setup
TV System
VCR Output CH
Auto Setup
Manual Setup
TV System
VCR Output CH
:G
: CH 36
4 Press the corresponding
Newzealand
Model
,❷ buttons, until the
Manual Setup option is selected.
5 Press the OK or ❿ to select a Manual Setup option.
Result: The TV STATION TABLE menu is
displayed.
:G
: CH 36
4 Press the corresponding
,❷ buttons, until the
Manual Setup option is selected.
5 Press the OK or ❿ button to select this option.
Result: The TV STATION TABLE menu is
displayed.
TV STATION TABLE
TV STATION TABLE
PR
CH
1
21
NAME
PR
CH
NAME
1
21
- - - -
2
2
3
3
4
4
5
5
DELETE : CLEAR
SWAPPING : OK
RETURN
DELETE : CLEAR
,❷buttons, until the
required preset TV station (PR) is selected.
SWAPPING : OK
RETURN
6 Press the corresponding
TV STATION TABLE
PR
7 Press the CLEAR button.
1
8 Repeat the same procedure from Step 6 onwards
3
until all the required stations have been cleared.
9 On completion, press the RETURN button four
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times to exitSamsung
the menu.
Newzealand
Model
CH
NAME
2
21
- - - -
4
5
DELETE : CLEAR
SWAPPING : OK
RETURN
Setting the DVD-VCR Output
Channel
6 Press the corresponding
,❷ buttons, until the
required preset TV programme is selected.
Result: The selected station is displayed at the
same time on the television screen.
7 To change the programme number assigned to a
station press the OK button on the remote control.
(For example, To move a TV station in programme
1 to programme 3)
8 Press the
,❷ buttons to select required position.
And then press OK again to swap the position.
9 On completion, press the RETURN button four
Your DVD-VCR output channel may need to be
changed if the pictures suffer from interference or if
your TV cannot find the pictures.
Also, you can change the DVD-VCR output channel to
adjust the frequency in which information is displayed
on the screen.
1 After pressing the MENU, press the OK or ❿.
Result: The Setup menu is displayed.
2 Press the corresponding
, ❷ buttons to select
the Install option.
3 Press the OK or ❿ to select this option.
Result: The Install menu is displayed.
times to exit the menu.
Australia Model
Install
CH:28
:
CH:38
:
CH:69
Auto Setup
Manual Setup
VCR Output CH
Selecting the RF OUT Sound Mode
(B/G-D/K) (Newzealand Model only)
: CH 38
You can choose the sound mode (B/G or D/K)
according to the TV set connected to your VCR.
1 After pressing the MENU, press the OK or ❿.
Newzealand Model
Result: The Setup menu is displayed.
2 Press the corresponding
Install
Auto Setup
,❷ buttons to select
Manual Setup
TV System
VCR Output CH
the Install option.
:G
: CH 36
3 Press the OK button to select this option.
Result: The Install menu is displayed.
CH:21
:
CH:36
:
CH:69
4 Press the OK or ❿ buttons, until the TV System
option is selected.
Install
4 Press the
, ❷ buttons, until the VCR Output CH
option is selected.
Auto Setup
Manual Setup
TV System
VCR Output CH
:G
: CH 36
G
K
5 Select the required output channel (CH21 ~ CH69)
by pressing the OK or ❿ buttons, and ➛ buttons.
(Australia:CH28 ~ CH69).
➝
(Australia Model)
➝ CH28 ↔ .. CH38 ↔ .. CH69
5 Press the OK or ❿ button to select G or K.
(Newzealand Model)
➝ CH21 ↔ .. CH36 ↔ .. CH69
➝
6 On completion, press RETURN to exit the menu.
6 On completion, press RETURN to exit the menu.
Then tune your television again (see page 9).
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NICAM (Newzealand Model only)
Selecting the Colour Mode
★ (DVD-V540/DVD-V440)
Before recording or playing back a cassette, you can
select the required system standard.
➢
When you playback an NTSC-recorded tape on
this DVD-VCR make a setting on the colour
system according to your TV. If your TV is a
PAL system only TV, set NTPB.
If your TV is Multi System TV (NTSC 4.43
compatible), set NT4.43 and you can record
NT4.43.
1 After pressing the MENU, press the OK or ❿.
Result: The Setup menu is displayed.
2 Press the corresponding
, ❷ buttons to select
NICAM programmes are divided into 3 types. NICAM
Stereo, NICAM Mono and Bilingual (transmission in
another language). NICAM programmes are always
accompanied by a standard mono sound broadcast and
you can select the desired sound.
Please refer to page 23.
1 After pressing the MENU, press the OK or ❿.
Result: The Setup menu is displayed.
2 Press the corresponding
, ❷ buttons to select
the User Set option.
3 Press the OK or ❿ to select this option.
Result: The User Set menu is displayed.
the User Set option.
User Set
3 Press the OK or ❿ to select this option.
Colour System
Result: The User Set menu is displayed.
NICAM
IPC
G-Code Extend
Australia Model
User Set
Colour System
: Auto
IPC
G-Code Extend
: On
: Off
: Auto
: On
: On
: Off
On
Off
Auto
PAL
MESECAM
B/W
4 Press the corresponding
, ❷ buttons, until the
NICAM option is selected.
5 To...
Newzealand Model
User Set
Colour System
: Auto
NICAM
IPC
G-Code Extend
: On
: On
: Off
Mono mode
Off is displayed.
Off: Only set at this position to
record the standard mono
sound during a NICAM
broadcast if the stereo
sound is distorted due to
inferior reception conditions.
NICAM mode
On is displayed.
Auto
PAL
MESECAM
B/W
, ❷ buttons, until the
Colour System option is selected.
On: Normally set at this
position.
4 Press the corresponding
5 Press the OK or ❿ button to select
Auto ➝ PAL➝ MESECAM ➝ B/W.
B/W
Black and White
6 On completion, press RETURN three time to exit
the menu.
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Press OK or ❿, until...
6 On completion, press RETURN three times to exit
the menu.
G-CODE Extend ★ (DVD-V540 Only)
Intelligent Picture Control
The Intelligent Picture Control Feature allows you to
adjust the sharpness of the image automatically,
according to your own preferences.
To prevent delays or over-runs the VCR has a function
called G-CODE EXTEND allowing you to extend the
recording time by up to 60 minutes.
1 During playback, press the MENU button on the
1 After pressing the MENU, press the OK or ❿.
2 Press the corresponding ,❷ buttons to select
remote control.
2 Press the OK or ❿.
the User Set option.
Result: The Setup menu is displayed.
3 Press the corresponding
,❷ buttons to select
the User Set option.
3 Press the OK or ❿ buttons to select this option.
Result: The User Set menu is displayed.
Australia Model
4 Press the OK or ❿ buttons to select this option.
Result: The User Set menu is displayed.
User Set
Colour System
Australia Model
IPC
G-Code Extend
: Auto
Off
10
20
30
40
50
60
: On
: Off
User Set
Colour System
: Auto
IPC
G-Code Extend
: On
: Off
On
Off
Newzealand Model
User Set
Colour System
Newzealand Model
NICAM
IPC
G-Code Extend
User Set
Colour System
: Auto
NICAM
IPC
G-Code Extend
: On
: On
: Off
On
Off
: Auto
: On
: On
: Off
Off
10
20
30
40
50
60
4 Press the corresponding
,❷ buttons, until the
G-Code Extend option is selected.
5 Press the corresponding
,❷ buttons, until the
IPC option is selected.
6 Press the OK or ❿ buttons to select the IPC
(intelligent picture control) option.
➢ When intelligent picture control mode is ON, the
sharpness of the image is adjusted
automatically.
7 To adjust the sharpness manually, press the ❷
button to turn the IPC mode OFF.
8 Press the ➛ or ❿ buttons until the picture is
displayed according to your preferences.
➢ If you do not press a button within ten seconds,
the PICTURE menu disappears automatically.
9 On completion, press the RETURN button.
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5 Press the OK or ❿ buttons to set the G-Code
Extend time by increments of 10 minutes.
6 To turn off, press OK or ❿ buttons repeatedly until
Off shows.
Auto Power off
Screen Messages
The Auto Power Off feature automatically turns off
your DVD-VCR if no signal is received and you do not
press any button for the selected time.
1 After pressing the MENU, press the OK or ❿.
Result: The Setup menu is displayed.
2 Press the corresponding
,❷ buttons, until the
Auto Power Off option is selected.
Your DVD-VCR displays most information both on the
DVD-VCR and the television.
You can choose to display or hide this information on
the television screen (except for the SEARCH,
Programming MENU and Timer functions, which
cannot be hidden).
1 After pressing the MENU, press the OK or ❿.
Result: The Setup menu is displayed.
2 Press the corresponding
Language
,❷ buttons, until the
Screen Messages option is selected.
: English
Install
User Set
Auto Power Off
Screen Messages
: Off
: On
Off
1Hour
2Hour
3Hour
Language
: English
Install
User Set
Auto Power Off
Screen Messages
: Off
: On
On
Off
3 Press the OK or ❿ buttons, until you select the time
of Auto Power Off interval.
➝ Off ➝ 1Hour ➝ 2Hour ➝ 3Hour
4 On completion, press return twice to exit the menu.
3 To...
Press OK or ❿, until...
Display on-screen information
On is displayed.
Hide on-screen information
Off is displayed.
4 On completion, press RETURN twice to exit the
menu.
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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 After pressing the MENU press the corresponding
,❷ buttons to select the VCR option.
2 Press the OK or ❿ buttons to select this option.
Result: The VCR Setup menu is displayed.
3 Press the corresponding
,❷ buttons, until the
Tape Select option is selected.
VCR Setup
Tape Select
: E180
Repeat Play
S-VHS
: Off
: Off
E180
E240
E260
E300
4 Press the OK or ❿ buttons as many times as
Selecting the Recording Speed
You can record a cassette at two different speeds:
◆ SP (Standard Play)
◆ LP (Long Play)
In Long Play modes:
◆ Each cassette lasts twice as long
◆ The recording is of a slightly lower
quality
To record a cassette... Press the SPEED button on the
remote control, until...
In standard play mode SP is displayed.
In long play mode
LP is displayed.
Type
Recording Time (in SP)
E-180
180 mins. or 3 hours
E-240
240 mins. or 4 hours
E-260
260 mins. or 4 hours and 20 mins.
E-300
300 mins. or 5 hours
required, until the correct cassette length is
displayed.
E180
E240
E 300
E260
S-VHS Play
5 Press RETURN twice to exit the menu.
The DVD-VCR allows you to playback high quality SVHS tapes.
Repeat Play
You can set repeat play to repeat the tape continuously
from beginning to end.
VCR Setup
Tape Select
: E180
Repeat Play
S-VHS
: Off
: Off
Off
On
VCR Setup
Tape Select
: E180
Repeat Play
S-VHS
: Off
: Off
To...
Off
On
Press OK or ❿, until...
Repeat play
On is displayed.
Do not wish to repeat play
Off is displayed.
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To...
Press OK or ❿, until...
S-VHS play
On is displayed.
Do not wish to S-VHS play
Off is displayed.
Recording a Programme
Immediately
Before recording a programme, you must have preset
the corresponding station (unless you are recording via
an external video source). If you have not done so,
refer to pages 11 and 12.
1 Switch on the television.
2 To monitor the programme being recorded, select
the television channel reserved for use with your
DVD-VCR (or the AV input if used).
Insert the cassette on which the programme is to be
recorded, with the window visible and the safety tab
intact or the opening covered with adhesive tape.
Result: The DVD-VCR is switched on automatically.
Select:
◆ The station to be recorded using the PROG
( or ) buttons
or
◆ The LINE1, LINE2 source using the
INPUT SEL. button for a satellite tuner or
external video source
Result: The station number is displayed and the
programme can be seen on the television.
Select the recording speed by pressing the SPEED
button as many times as required (see page 18).
Hold REC (●) down for a while to start recording.
Result: The record indicator appears on the
television and DVD-VCR display. An index
is recorded on the tape (see page 25).
3
4
5
6
Recording a Programme with
Automatic Stop
This function enables you to record up to nine hours
(LP) of programmes.
Your DVD-VCR stops automatically after the requested
length of time.
1 Switch on the television.
2 To monitor the programme being recorded, select
3
4
5
6
7 To stop recording, press ■ once.
➢
◆ If your DVD-VCR ejects the cassette when you
start recording, check to make sure that the
cassette’s safety tab is intact or that the
opening (created by a broken safety tab) is
covered with adhesive tape.
◆ If you reach the end of the tape while
recording, the cassette rewinds automatically.
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.
7
8
the television channel reserved for use with your
DVD-VCR (or the AV input if used).
Insert the cassette on which the programme is to
be recorded, with the window visible and the safety
tab intact or the opening covered with adhesive tape.
Result: The DVD-VCR is switched on automatically.
Select:
◆ The station to be recorded using the PROG
( or ) buttons
or
◆ The LINE1, LINE2 source using the INPUT
SEL. button for a satellite tuner or external
video source
Result: The channel number is displayed and the
programme can be seen on the television.
Select the recording speed by pressing the SPEED
button as many times as required.
Hold the REC button (●) down for a while to start
recording.
Result: The record indicator appears on the
television screen and DVD-VCR display.
An index is recorded on the tape
Press the REC button (●) several times to increase
the recording time in:
◆ 30-minute intervals up to four hours
◆ 1-hour intervals up to nine hours
Result: The length is displayed on the television
displays. The selected programme is
recorded for the length of time requested.
At the end of that time, the DVD-VCR stops
recording automatically and power off.
If you wish to cancel the recording before the end,
press STANDBY/ON.
☛
If the end of the tape is reached while recording:
◆ The recording stops and power off.
1 If you wish to protect a cassette, break off the tab
using a small screwdriver.
2 To re-record over a protected cassette (safety tab
broken), cover the hole with adhesive tape.
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SET LENGTH :
PRESS REC ●
Using the G-CODE Feature ★ (DVD-V540 Only)
Before presetting your DVD-VCR:
◆ Switch on both the television and your DVD-VCR
◆ Check that the date and time are correct
◆ Insert the cassette on which the programme is to
be recorded (safety tab intact)
Up to six programmes can be preset.
5 Press the OK button.
Result: The information concerning the programme
is displayed.
☛
1 Press the TIMER button.
Result: The TIMER METHOD is displayed.
2 Press the corresponding
When using the G-Code function for the first
time with stored stations, the programme
number flashes. This one time, you must enter
the station number manually by pressing the
,❷ buttons. Refer to the following page if:
,❷ buttons, until the
G-Code option is selected.
Timer Method
Standard
G-Code
◆ The programme number or times flash
◆ You wish to modify the programme
3 Press the ❿ button to select G-Code.
Result: A message is displayed to allow you to
enter the G-Code code.
☛
If all six programmes have been set, the
message Timer is Full is displayed. Refer to
page 36 if you wish to cancel a preset recording.
6 If the programme and times are correct, press the
RETURN button.
7 Press the STANDBY/ON button to activate the timer.
8 Refer to page 22~23 if you wish to:
◆ Check that your VCR has been
programmed correctly
G-Code
◆ Cancel a preset recording
Code
Code
Correct
: 0-9
:
☛
The numbers next to each TV programme listing
are G-CODE code numbers, which allow you to
programme your videorecorder instantly with the
remote control. Tap in the G-CODE code for the
programme you wish to record.
4 Press the numeric buttons to enter the code
opposite the programme that you wish to record in
your television magazine.
➢
If you wish to correct the G-Code code that
you are entering:
◆ Press the ➛ button until the digit to be
corrected is cleared
◆ Enter the correct digit
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™ G-CODE is a trademark of Gemstar Development
Corporation. The G-CODE system is manufactured under
licence from Gemstar Development Corporation.
Modifying G-code Programming ★ (DVD-V540 Only)
If you wish to correct the programme displayed or modify certain elements, such as the recording
speed, you can do so before you press MENU a second time to confirm.
If you wish to...
Then...
Select an input source other
than the tuner (LINE IN 1 or LINE IN 2)
◆
◆
Press the ➛ or ❿ buttons, until the PR selection flashes.
Press the INPUT SEL. button one or more times to change the
input source selection.
Result: The programme number is replaced by:
• The LINE IN 1 or LINE IN 2 source using the
INPUT SEL. button for a satellite tuner or external
video source
➢ The input source must be selected before changing any other
value.
Record a programme every day
(Monday to Sunday) at the same time
◆
◆
Press the ➛ or ❿ buttons, until the DAY selection flashes.
Press the or ❷ buttons, until the DLY (Daily) value is
displayed.
Record a programme every week
on the same day and at the same time
◆
◆
Press the ➛ or ❿ buttons, until the DAY selection flashes.
Press the or ❷ buttons, until the W- (Week) value is
displayed, followed by the required day.
Example: W-SA (Weekly Saturday)
Extend the recording time
◆
◆
Press the ➛ or ❿ buttons, until the STOP selection flashes.
Press the or ❷ buttons to increase or decrease the stop
time.
Select the recording speed
◆
Press the ➛ or ❿ buttons, until the recording speed selection
flashes.
Press the or ❷ buttons until the correct indication is
displayed:
• AUTO (Auto Tape Speed Select) : see page 23
• SP (Standard Play)
• LP (Long Play)
◆
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Using the Timer Programming
Feature
The Timer Programming feature allows you to preset
the DVD-VCR to record a programme up to one month
before that programme is to be broadcast. Up to six
programmes can be preset.
☛ Before presetting a recording, check that the
date and time are correct.
1 Insert the cassette and press TIMER on the remote
control.
Result: The TIMER METHOD menu is displayed.
Timer Method
Standard
G-Code
14 When you have finished, press the RETURN button.
15 Press the STANDBY/ON button to activate the timer.
Result: Before starting recording, the DVD-VCR
compares the timer duration with the
remaining time on the cassette.
➢ Auto Tape Speed select. The DVD-VCR’s “Auto
Tape Speed select” function compares the
duration of the timer recording to the actual
recording time remaining on the tape loaded.
If there is insufficient tape to complete a timer
recording in AUTO mode, the DVD-VCR
automatically switches to LP mode to record the
whole programme.
Checking a Preset Recording
2 Press ❿ to select the input source.
You can check your preset recordings:
◆ When you have finished presetting the DVD-VCR
◆ If you have forgotten which programmes will be
recorded
1 Press TIMER on the remote control.
Result: The timer selection is displayed.
2 Press the OK button to select Standard option.
3 Select the required station by pressing the
,❷ buttons or INPUT SEL. to select the LINE1,
LINE2 input sources.
4
5
6
7
3 Press the
Press ❿ to select the recording day.
Select the required day by pressing the
,❷ buttons to select the required
programme.
,❷ buttons.
Select the required hour value by pressing the
❷ buttons.
,
8 Press ❿ to select the minutes.
9 Select the required minute value by pressing the
,❷ buttons.
10 Press ❿ to select the recording stop time.
11 Select the required recording stop time by pressing
the ,❷ buttons, following the same procedure
as when selecting the recording start time.
12 Press ❿ to select the recording speed.
13 Press the ,❷ buttons to select the SP (Standard Play),
LP (Long Play), Auto (Auto Tape speed Select)
recording speeds.
4 Press the ➛ or ❿ buttons to select and change any
values as required. For more details, refer to the
previous page.
Press ❿ to select the recording start time.
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Result: The TIMER PROGRAMMING menu is
displayed.
5 On completion, press RETURN twice.
Cancelling a Preset Recording
You can cancel any programmes that are:
◆ Incorrect
◆ No longer required
1 Press TIMER on the remote control.
Result: The timer selection is displayed.
2 Press the OK button to select Standard option.
Adjusting Picture Alignment
Manually
The Picture Adjustment feature allows you to adjust the
alignment manually to obtain the best possible picture.
When noise bars or streaks appear during playback,
adjust alignment manually by pressing the TRK buttons
until the picture is clear and stable.
◆ The tracking bar appears.
◆ The image is adjusted.
◆ The tracking bar disappears when you
Result:
Result: The TIMER PROGRAMMING menu is
displayed.
release the button.
3 Select the programme to be cancelled by pressing
the ,❷ buttons.
4 Press the CLEAR button to cancel the selected
programme.
Result: All the recording information is deleted and
the broadcast will not be recorded.
Selecting the Audio Output Mode
★ (DVD-V540/DVD-V440)
5 On completion, press RETURN twice.
You can select the mode in which the sound is
reproduced on the loudspeakers and AV outputs. The
following options are available.
Option
Playing a Cassette
Description
L
Used to listen to the sound on the left Hi-Fi
channel.
This function allows you to play back any pre-recorded
cassette.
R
Used to listen to the sound on the right
Hi-Fi channel.
1 Switch on both the television and your DVD-VCR.
2 Insert the video cassette to be played. If the safety
MIX
Used to listen to the mixed sound of the
Hi-Fi and normal channels.
tab on the cassette is intact, press ❿ll.
Otherwise, the cassette is played automatically.
MONO
Used to listen to the sound on the normal
mono channel.
➢
When a cassette is loaded, the tape position is
optimized automatically to reduce disturbance
(Digital Auto Tracking).
When playing a cassette, if the end of the
tape is reached, the cassette is rewound
automatically.
NTSC tapes can be played back but cannot
be recorded with this DVD-VCR.
3 To...
Stop the playback
Eject the cassette
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Then press...
■ (STOP).
(EJECT).
LR
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.
To select the sound mode, simply press the AUDIO
button on the remote control until the required option is
displayed.
L
R
LR
MIX
MONO
Playing a Cassette in Slow Motion
You can play a cassette in slow motion.
➢
No sound is heard when playing back a
cassette in slow motion.
Playing a Sequence at Variable
Speeds
You can vary the playback speed using the Shuttle
function (up to nine times the normal speed).
Example:
1 Press:
◆
◆
◆
◆
◆
❿ll to start playing the cassette.
❿ll button one more time to make still mode.
❿❿ to start SLOW mode.
➛➛ or ❿❿ button as many times as required to
decrease or increase the speed respectively.
To return to the normal speed, press the ❿ll
button twice.
2 When playing back in slow motion, picture
interference may occur.
Press the TRK buttons to minimize this effect.
☛
When you have been using the Slow Motion
function for more than about two minutes, the
DVD-VCR will automatically play to protect the:
◆ Cassette
◆ Video heads
Playing a Sequence Frame by
Frame
You can
◆ Stop the cassette at a given frame (image)
◆ Advance one frame at a time
➢
No sound is heard when playing back frame by
frame.
1 Press:
◆
◆
◆
❿ll to start playing the cassette
❿ll button one more time to make still mode.
F.ADV/STEP to advance frame by frame
2 To return to normal playback, press ❿ll.
➢
Vertical stability: When playing back frame by
frame, interference may be seen on the screen.
Press the TRK buttons to minimize this effect.
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You wish to analyse a sportsperson’s
technique, movement by movement.
The Shuttle function is available on the Remote control
➢
No sound is heard when playing a sequence at
variable speeds.
1 Press:
◆
◆
◆
❿ll during playback
SHUTTLE (<<) to play the cassette backwards
SHUTTLE (>>) to play the cassette forwards
2 Each time you press a SHUTTLE button, the speed
is changed as shown in the following illustration.
REVERSE REVERSE REVERSE
SLOW
PLAY
PLAY
PLAY STILL MOTION
X9
X5
X3
X1/10
SLOW
PLAY PLAY PLAY
MOTION PLAY X3
X5 X9
X1/5
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:
End Search
Use this feature when you want to search for a blank
position to record a program on a cassette.
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.
➞
etc.
2
➢
Prev
Seq. being
Next
Seq.
played
Seq.
1
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.
Go To [0:00:00] Stop
Use this feature when you want to search for the
0:00:00 counter position on a cassette. 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.
1 After pressing the SEARCH, press the
corresponding ,❷ buttons, until the Go To
[0:00:00] option is selected.
2 Press the OK or ❿.
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Intro Scan
1 After pressing the SEARCH, press the
corresponding ,❷ buttons, until the Intro Scan
option is selected.
2 Press the OK or ❿.
3 Press the ➛➛ or ❿❿ buttons depending on the
direction where your desired programme is located.
4 When an Index mark is found the DVD-VCR will
playback the tape for 5 seconds, after which it will
continue searching for the next Index mark.
5 If you want to watch the tape from a particular
Index, simply press ❿II twice.
INTRO SCAN:
➛➛ ❿❿
Searching for a Specific Sequence
Using the Tape Counter
The tape counter:
Index Skip Search
This feature will enable you to fast forward/rewind to a
specific point on a tape: E.g. if you have recorded 3
different programmes on a tape and you have rewound
the tape to the beginning, by using this feature you can
go directly to the start of programme 2 simply by
pressing the SEARCH button.
1 After pressing the SEARCH, press the
corresponding ,❷ buttons, until the Intro Scan
option is selected.
2 Press the OK or ❿.
3 Press the ➛➛ or ❿❿ buttons twice more.
This will take you directly to the start of the desired
programme is located.
◆ 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 find the beginning of a sequence easily
☛
If the remaining time is to be calculated
correctly, you must indicate the type of cassette
being used.
1 Insert a cassette in your DVD-VCR.
2 To set the tape counter to zero at the beginning of a
sequence:
◆ Press INFO. twice to display the counter
◆ Press CLEAR when you want to set the tape
counter to zero
4 These Index searches can be made forwards:
(press ❿❿) or backwards: (press ➛➛ ).
(➛➛ -20
0
+20 ❿❿✌
●
●
●
●
5 To cancel an Index search simply press the ❿II or
■ button.
0:00:00
INDEX SEARCH :
➛➛
- 6
3 When you are ready,
◆ Start playback or Recording.
◆ Press the ■ button.
◆ To fast-froward or rewind to the sequence at
which the counter was set to zero, press ➛➛ or
❿❿.
➢ Some DVD-VCR information, such as the counter,
can be displayed on the television screen (unless
you have deactivated the Screen messages mode;
refer to page 17).
Press INFO.:
◆ Once to display the current function,
programme number, recording speed, date,
time 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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Connecting an RCA Audio/Video
Input Cable
Using the Assemble Edit Function
You can connect other audio/video equipment to your
DVD-VCR using audio/video cables if the appropriate
outputs are available on the equipment chosen.
This function allows you to start a new recording at a
specific position on the cassette while maintaining a
very smooth scene change.
Examples: ◆ You wish to copy a video cassette with
the help of a second VCR.
1 Insert the cassette to be edited in your DVD-VCR.
◆ You wish to play back and/or copy
pictures taken with a camcorder .
☛
Make sure that both the television and the DVD-VCR
are switched off before connecting the cables.
1 Connect one end of the RCA audio/video cable into
the VIDEO INPUT socket on the front of the DVD-VCR.
2 Plug the other end of the audio/video cable into the
appropriate output connector on the other system
(VCR or camcorder).
3 Connect one end of the RCA audio cable supplied
into the AUDIO INPUT sockets on the front of the
DVD-VCR.
➢
Take care to respect the colour coding of the
left and right channels.
4 Plug the other end of the audio cable into the
appropriate output connectors on the other system
(VCR, camcorder or Hi-Fi sound system).
(DVD-V540/DVD-V440)
1
3
3
(DVD-V340)
1
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3
2 Press the ❿ll button to start playback.
3 When you reach the position from which you wish
to start the new recording, press the ❿ll button.
4 Press the F.ADV/STEP button again as often as
necessary to advance frame by frame, until the
exact recording position is located.
5 While the DVD-VCR is in still mode, hold the REC
button (●) down for a while to activate the
Assemble Edit function.
6 Select the source from which you wish to record by
pressing:
◆ The PROG buttons for television channels
◆ The INPUT SEL. button for the LINE input
sources
7 Press the ❿ll button to start recording.
8 When you have finished recording, press ■ .
Using the TV Buttons on the
Remote Control ★ (DVD-V540 Only)
Recording from Another VCR or
Camcorder
You can copy a cassette to your DVD-VCR from
another video source, such as another VCR or a
camcorder.
☛ It is an infringement of copyright laws to copy
prerecorded cassettes or to re-record them in any
form without the permission of the owners of the
corresponding copyright.
1 Connect the DVD-VCR, from which the cassette is
to be copied, to the appropriate RCA audio and
video input connectors on the rear of your DVDVCR, as indicated on page 8.
2 Insert a blank cassette in your DVD-VCR.
3 Insert the pre-recorded cassette in the other video
source (VCR or camcorder).
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.
Brand
4 Press the INPUT SEL. button to select the
appropriate input on your DVD-VCR: LINE IN for
the RCA input.
◆ Your DVD-VCR must be connected as usual to
the television (see page 7~8 for further details)
Codes
SAMSUNG 01 to 06
PHILIPS
02, 20, 22
AKAI
09, 23
SABA
13, 14, 22 to 24
GRUNDIG
09, 17, 21
SONY
15, 16
LOEWE
02
THOMSON13, 14, 24
Result: If your television is compatible with the
remote control, it will switch off. It is now
programmed to operate with the remote control.
6 Hold REC (●) down for a while to start recording
on your DVD-VCR.
➢ If you wish to view the cassette being copied:
Brand
PANASONIC 08, 23 to 27 TOSHIBA 07, 16 to 19, 21
5 Start playing back the cassette to be copied.
7 When you have finished recording, press ■ on
both VCR and DVD-VCR.
Codes
‚
➢
If several codes are indicated for your
television brand, try each one in turn until
you find one that works.
☛ When you change the batteries in the remote
control, you must reprogramme the code, following
the same procedure.
You can then control the television using the following
buttons.
Button
STANDBY/ON
Used to switch the television and
DVD-VCR on and off.
TV or VCR
Used to switch between the TV and
VCR modes.
INPUT SEL.
Used to select an external source.
VOL + or –
Used to adjust the volume of the
television.
PROG/TRK
(
or
)
Used to select the required
programme.
TV MUTE
Used to mute the volume of the
television.
➢
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Function
The various functions will not necessarily
work on all televisions. If you encounter
problems, operate the television directly.
Choosing a Connection
The following show examples of connections commonly
used to connect the DVD -VCR player with a TV and
other components. It is only available for DVD. The
VCR out can not watch by this connection.
Setting Up the Language Features
If you set the player menu, disc menu, audio and
subtitle language in advance, they will come up
automatically every time you watch a movie.
Using the Disc Menu Language
Connection to
an Audio System
Connection to
a Television
1 With the unit in Stop mode, press the MENU button.
2 Select DVD using
Television
,❷ buttons, then OK or ❿ button
Setup
Setup
Display Setup
Setup
:
Dolby Digital Decoder
Digital Audio Input Jack
COAXIAL
OPTICAL
3 Select Language Setup using
press the OK or ❿ button.
,❷ buttons, then
Language Setup
Disc Menu
Audio
Subtitle
: English
: English
: Automatic
or
4 Select Disc Menu using
the OK or ❿ button.
DIGITAL AUDIO OUT
OPTICAL
COAXIAL
,❷ buttons, then press
5 Use the ,❷ buttons to select ‘English’.
- Select “Others” if the language you want is not listed.
★ DVD-V540
/DVD-V440
Disc Menu Language
Digital Audio out Jack
S-Video Jack
Disc Menu
6 Press the OK button.
- English is selected and the screen returns to
Language Setup menu.
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Setting Up the Language Features
Using the Audio Language
Using the Subtitle Language
1 With the unit in Stop mode, press the MENU button.
1 With the unit in Stop mode, press the MENU button.
2 Select DVD using
,❷ buttons, then OK or ❿ button.
3 Select Language Setup using
press the OK or ❿ button.
,❷ buttons, then
2 Select DVD using
,❷ buttons, then OK or ❿ button.
3 Select Language Setup using
press the OK or ❿ button.
Language Setup
Disc Menu
Audio
Subtitle
4 Select Audio using
OK or ❿button.
: English
: English
: Automatic
,❷ buttons, then press the
5 Press the ,❷ buttons to select English.
- 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.
,❷ buttons, then
Language Setup
Disc Menu
Audio
Subtitle
: English
: English
: Automatic
4 Select Subtitle using
OK or ❿ button.
5 Use the
,❷ buttons, then press the
,❷ buttons to select English.
- Select “Automatic” if you want the subtitle
language to be the same as the language selected
as the audio preference.
Subtitle Language
Automatic
Subtitle
6 Press the OK button.
- English is selected and the screen returns to
Language Setup menu.
- 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.
6 Press the OK button.
- English is selected and the screen returns to
Language Setup menu.
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Setting Up the Audio Options
1 With the unit in Stop mode, press the MENU button.
2 Select DVD using
,❷ buttons, then OK or ❿ button.
Setup
Setup
Display Setup
Setup
:
3 Select Audio Setup using
the OK or ❿ button.
DTS
1. Off :
2. On :
Doesn’t output digital signal.
Outputs DTS Bitstream via digital
output only. Select DTS when
connecting to a DTS Decoder.
Dynamic Compression
1. On :
To select dynamic compression.
2. Off :
To select the standard range.
,❷ buttons, then press
4 Use the ,❷ buttons to select the desired item.
Then press the OK or ❿ button.
Dolby Digital Out
MPEG-2 Digital Out
DTS
PCM Down Sampling
1. 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.
2. Off :
Select this when the amplifier
connected to the player is 96KHz
compatible.
In this case, all signals will be output
without any changes.
PCM Down Sampling
➢ • How to make the SETUP menu disappear or
return to menu screen during set up; Press
RETURN or ➛ button.
Dolby Digital Out
1. PCM :
Converts to PCM(2CH) audio.
Select PCM when using the Analog
Audio Outputs.
2. Bitstream : Converts to Dolby Digital Bitstream
(5.1CH). Select Bitstream when using
the Digital Audio Output.
➢
Be sure to select the correct Digital Output or no
audio will be heard.
MPEG-2 Digital Out
1. PCM :
Converts to PCM(2CH) audio.
Select PCM when using the Analog
Audio Outputs.
2. Bitstream : Converts to MPEG-2 Digital Bitstream
(5.1CH or 7.1CH).Select Bitstream
when using the Digital Audio Output.
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• 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.
Setting Up the Display Options
1 With the unit in Stop mode, press the MENU button.
2 Select DVD using
button.
,❷ buttons, then OK or ❿
TV Aspect
Depending on the type of television you have, you
may want to adjust the screen setting (aspect ratio).
1. 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.
2. 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.)
3. 16:9 Wide :
You can view the full 16:9
picture on your widescreen TV.
Setup
Setup
Display Setup
Setup
:
3 Select Display Setup using
press the OK or ❿ button.
,❷ buttons, then
4 Use the ,❷ buttons to select the desired item.
Then press the OK or ❿ button.
Display Setup
TV Aspect
Black Level
NTSC Disc Output
: 4:3 L-Box
Black Level
Adjusts the brightness of the screen.(On/Off)
: NTSC
NTSC Disc Output
“NTSC” if the screen only has one NTSC-video
entrance. If this is not the case, you can choose
to leave “ PAL 60” as is.
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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.
Yes
1 With the unit in Stop mode, press the MENU button.
2 Select DVD using
,❷ buttons, then OK or ❿ button.
3 Select Parental Setup using
press the OK or ❿ button.
,❷ buttons, then
Setup
Setup
Display Setup
Setup
:
.
.
4 Use OK or ❿ to select Yes if you want to use a
password. The Enter Password screen appears.
Parental Setup
Use Password
: No
No
Yes
About the Rating Level ;
The Rating Level will work only when Use Password
is set to Yes. To unlock the player, use ❿ or OK to
select No. Use ,❷ to select Rating Level. Press
OK.
- Use ,❷ to select the level(e.g. Level 6) and
press OK. Discs that contain Level 7 will now
not play.
- To cancel the rating level, use ❿ or OK to select
No in Use Password.
About the Change Password ;
- Use ,❷ to select Change Password.
Press OK. The Change Password screen appears.
- Enter your new password. Re-ok the new
password again.
➢•
~
5 Enter your password. The Re-Enter Password
screen appears to confirm the password.
Enter your password again. The Parental Control
screen appears.
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How to make the SETUP menu disappear or
return to menu screen during set up;
Press RETURN or ➛ button.
• If you have forgotten your password, see Forget
Password in the Troubleshooting Guide.
A/V Receiver Connections
To take full advantage of the movie theater experience
that DVD offers, you may want to connect your DVDVCR to a complete Surround Sound system, including
an A/V Receiver and six Surround Sound speakers.
Before You Begin...
• If your A/V receiver is equipped with a Dolby
Digital Decoder, you have the option to bypass the
DVD-VCR’s built-in Dolby Digital Decoder. Use the
Digital Audio Out connection below.
(DVD-V540/DVD-V440)
OR
To Digital Audio Input of an A/V
Receiver with a Dolby Digital Decoder
(DVD-V340)
To Digital Audio Input of an A/V
Receiver with a Dolby Digital Decoder
1 Digital Audio Out
Connect EITHER an optical cable OR a digital
coaxial cable from the Digital Audio Out jacks on the
back panel of the DVD-VCR to their corresponding
Digital Audio Input jacks on your A/V Receiver:
• Optical ★ (SV-DVD540/SV-DVD440)
• Coaxial
• Use whichever connection is available on your
A/V Receiver.
Special Playback Features
During DVD/CD playback you can select from the
following special playback options. To resume normal
playback, press the ❿ll button.
1 Still
Press the ❿ll button on the remote control during
playback.
• The picture will still and the audio will mute.
• To resume playback, press the ❿ll button.
• If the player is left in Still mode for 5 minutes, it
will stop automatically.
2 Frame Advance (Step)
While in playback mode, press the F.ADV/STEP
button on the remote control to advance one frame
at a time.
• Audio is muted during Frame Advance mode.
• Press ❿ll to resume normal playback.
NOTE: Frame Advance operates only in the forward
direction.
3 Skip Forward/Back
While a CD or DVD disc is in Play mode, press the
Skip l➛➛ / ❿❿l buttons on the remote control or
front panel to jump forward and backward through
disc chapters/tracks.
• Skip Forward will jump to the next chapter/track.
• Skip Back will jump to the beginning of the current
chapter/track.
• Press Skip Back again to jump to the beginning of
the previous chapter/track.
Search Forward/Back
While a disc is in Play mode, press and hold the ➛➛
/ ❿❿ buttons on the remote control or front panel to
visually search forward/backward at 2X - 4X - 8X 16X - 32X - 128X speed. Press ❿ll button to
resume normal speed.
4 Slow Motion
During playback, press the ❿ll button to Still the
image. Then use the Search ❿❿ to play in slow
motion at variable speeds.
• Each press increases the slow motion speed
playback to 1/8, 1/4 or 1/2 normal speed.
• Audio is muted during slow motion playback.
5 Stop/Resume
• Press the Stop button once to stop playback.
To resume the DVD/CD from the point where the
disc stopped, press the ❿ll button.
• Press the ■ button twice to completely stop
playback. The next time you press ❿ll, the disc will
start over from the beginning.
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Component Connections (for DVD) ★ (DVD-V540/DVD-V440)
Component video output is available only for DVD
playback. RF and Line input are available for Tuner and
VCR playback.
If your TV set supports Progressive Scan, it can transmit
Pr, Pb, and Y signals separately, so you can enjoy sharp
and clear picture.
Press "OK" to confirm
Prorgessive scan mode.
Otherwise press "RETURN".
☛ What is Progressive Scan?
It is a set of jacks that can provide sharp and clear
picture quality by using twice the number of fields of
lines than component output.
1 Connect the component output of the DVD player
to your TV set.
Use the component cable to connect the
component output on the back panel of the DVDVCR to the component input of your TV.
◆ If you mix up the connections when connecting
the component cable, the picture will appear
reddish or bluish.
2 Set your TV to COMPONENT.
Select component input as your TV's AV input. At
this point, even if the picture appears reddish, it is
normal.
3 Press the Progressive button on the front panel.
If the Progressive button on the front panel of the
DVD-aVCR is pressed, the following message will
be displayed:
To activate Progressive Scan, press OK.
The following message will be displayed and then
the picture will be played in Progressive Scan
mode.
4 To deactivate Progressive Scan, press the
Progressive button again.
If the Progressive button on the front panel of the
DVD-VCR is pressed again, Progressive Scan
mode will be canceled. Select another mode as
your TV's AV input to view another output of the
DVD-VCR.
➢ This is available only for a TV set that supports
Progressive Scan.
◆ While Progressive Scan is active, video, Svideo, and RCA output are not available.
◆ To activate Progressive Scan, the DVD-VCR
must be in Stop mode.
➢ You can listen to audio sound through Rear audio
output while watching Component or S-Video
output.
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Please set your TV to component
input. If your TV doesn't have
Progressive scan mode, there will
be no signal on the screen.
Adjusting the Aspect Ratio (EZ View)
To play back using aspect ratio (DVD)
If you are using a 4:3 TV
1 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 initial DVD
menu.
• To ensure correct operation of the EZ VIEW
button, you should set the correct aspect ratio in
the initial setup.
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 of the screen are cut off and
displays the central portion of the 16:9 screen.
•
Screen Fit
The top and bottom of the screen are cut off and the
full screen appears. The picture will look vertically
stretched.
•
Zoom 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 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 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 the 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 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 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.
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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 of the screen are cut off and the
full screen appears. The picture would 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.
➢ This function may behave differently depending on
the type of disc.
Using the Display Function
When Playing a DVD/VCD/CD
4 To make the screen disappear, press the INFO.
button again.
➢•
1 During play, press the INFO. button on the remote.
,❷ buttons to select the desired item.
3 Use the ➛, ❿ buttons to make the desired setup.
2 Use the
• You may use the number buttons of the remote
control to directly access a title, chapter or to start
the playback from the desired time.
What is a Chapter?
Each Title on a DVD is usually divided into
chapters (similar to tracks on an audio CD).
• What is a Title?
A DVD may contain several different titles.
For example, if a disc contains four different
movies, each might be considered a title.
To access the desired title when there is more than
one in the disc. For example, if there is more than
TITLE
one movie on a DVD, each movie will be identified.
Most of DVD discs are recorded in chapters so that
CHAPTER you can quickly find a specific passage.
TIME
ENG 5.1CH
ENG
Off
Allows playback of the film from a desired time.
You must ok the starting time as a reference.
Refers to the language of the film soundtrack. In the
example, the soundtrack is played in English 5.1CH.
AUDIO 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 subtitles language or,
SUBTITLE if you prefer, turn them off from the screen.
A DVD disc can have up to 32 different subtitles.
ENG 5.1CH
ENG
Off
3D SOUND
A surround sound effect is generated using only two
front speakers.
* When in VCD 2.0 mode (MENU ON mode), this function does not
work.
ENG 5.1CH
ENG
Off
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Changing the Camera Angle
Using the ANGLE button
When a DVD contains multiple angles of a particular
scene, you can select the Angle function.
Selecting the Subtitle Language
You can select a desired subtitle quickly and easily with
the subtitle button.
Using the SUBTITLE button
Press the ANGLE button to see if an ANGLE
1 Press the SUBTITLE button.
(
) mark is present at the upper Right hand corner
of the screen.
2 Use the ➛, ❿ buttons to select the desired subtitle
language.
1 When an ANGLE mark is shown, press the ANGLE
button, then an ANGLE select icon will appear at the
upper left hand corner of the screen.
3 Use the , ❷ buttons to determine whether or not
the subtitle will be displayed.
2 Use the ➛, ❿ buttons to select the desired screen
angle.
3 To turn off the display, press the ANGLE button
again.
• The subtitle languages are represented by
abbreviations.
ENG
On
ENG
Off
➢ • This function depends on what languages are
encoded on the disc and may not work with all DVDs.
• A DVD disc can contain up to 32 subtitle languages.
• How to have the same subtitle language come up
wheneveryou play a DVD; Refer to “Setting Up the
Language Features” on page 30.
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Repeat Play
Selecting the Audio Language
Repeat the current track, chapter, title, a chosen section
(A-B), or all of the disc.
You can select a desired language quickly and easily
with the AUDIO button.
When playing a DVD
Using the Audio button
1 Press the REPEAT button on the remote.
Repeat screen appears.
1 Press the AUDIO button.
2 Select Chapter, Title or A-B using the ➛, ❿ buttons.
• Press the REPEAT button. Select A-B on screen
with the ➛, ❿ buttons.
• Press OK at the point where you want the repeat
play to start (A). The B is automatically highlighted.
• Press OK at the point where you want the repeat
play to stop (B).
• To terminate the function, press the CLEAR button.
• A-B REPEAT does not allow you to set point (B)
until at least 5 seconds has elapsed after point (A)
has been set.
2 Use the ➛, ❿ buttons to select the desired language
on a DVD.
- The audio languages are represented by abbreviations.
3 Use the ➛, ❿ buttons to select Stereo, ➛ or ❿
(On VCD/CD)
DVD
DVD
Off
Chapter Title A - B
VCD / CD
VCD / CD
Off
Track Disc A - B
➢ • This function depends on what languages are
encoded on the disc and may not work with all DVDs.
• A DVD disc can contain up to 8 audio languages.
3 Press OK.
4 To return to normal play, press REPEAT again, then
press the ➛, ❿ buttons to select Off and press OK.
• It is available to press CLEAR button on the
remote controller in order to stop REPEAT play.
➢ • DVD repeats play by chapter or title, CD and VCD
repeat play by disc or track.
• Depending on the disc, the Repeat function may
not work.
• When in VCD 2.0 mode (MENU ON mode), this
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• How to have the same audio language come up
whenever you play a DVD ; Refer to “Setting Up
the Language Features” on page 30.
Using the Mark Function
This feature lets you mark sections of a DVD or VCD
(MENU OFF mode) so you can quickly find them at a
later time.
Using the Mark Function (DVD/VCD)
1 During play, press the MARK button on the remote.
The Mark icons will be displayed.
MP3/WMA Play
If you insert an MP3/WMA Disc into the DVD player,
you can see the folder directory.
• Select the desired folder in the root directory.
• Use the OK or ❿ll button to select the desired
folder.
MP3/WMA Play Function
1 Press the OK or ❿ll button, the selected music file
will be played back.
Up to 8 music folders can be displayed at a time. If
you have more than 8 folders on a disc, press the
❷ button to display them on the screen.
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CLEAR
2 Use the ➛, ❿ buttons to move to the desired Mark
icon.
3 When you reach the scene you want to mark, press
the OK button. The icon will change to a number
(1, 2, or 3).
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2 Use the , ❷ buttons to select the desired music
folder, then press OK.
Press the , ❷ buttons again to select a music
file. Press the OK button to begin playback of a
music file.
4 Press the MARK button to turn off the display.
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Recalling a Marked Scene
1 During play, press the MARK button on the remote.
2 Use the ➛, ❿ buttons to select a marked scene.
3 Press the ❿ll buttons to skip to the marked scene.
Clearing a Mark
1 During play, press the MARK button on the remote.
2 Use the ➛, ❿ buttons to select the mark number
you want to delete.
3 Press the CLEAR button to delete a mark number.
Press the MARK button to turn off the display.
➢ • Up to three scenes may be marked at a time.
• When in VCD 2.0 mode (MENU ON mode), this
function does not work.
• Depending on the disc, the mark function may not
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Program/Random playback
1 Press the MODE button in STOP mode to switch
between the RANDOM and PROGRAM modes.
PROGRAM
RANDOM
➢ • Press the REPEAT button in PLAY mode to hear
only music continuously and press it once again to
release.
CD-R MP3/WMA discs
When playing CD-R/MP3 or WMA discs, please
follow all the recommendations for CD-R above,
plus the comments below:
Your MP3 or WMA files should be ISO 9660 or
JOLIET format.
ISO 9660 format and Joliet MP3 or WMA files are
compatible with Microsoft's DOS and Windows, and
with Apple's Mac. These two formats are the most
widely used.
When naming your MP3 or WMA files do not
exceed 8 characters, and place ".mp3, .wma" as
the file extension.
General name format of: 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:
(.,/,\,=,+).
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Use a decompression transfer rate of at least
128Kbps when recording MP3 files.
Sound quality with MP3 files basically depends on the
rate of compression/decompression you choose.
Getting audio CD quality 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 Kbps
or more, only rarely give better sound quality.
Conversely, files with decompression rates below 128
Kbps will not be played properly.
Use a decompression transfer rate of at least
64Kbps when recording WMA files.
Sound quality with WMA files basically depends on
the rate of compression/decompression you choose.
Getting audio CD quality sound requires an
analog/digital sampling rate, that is conversion to
WMA format, of at least 64Kbps and up to
192Kbps.Conversely, files with decompression rates
below 64Kbps or over 192Kbps will not be played
properly.
Do not try recording copyright protected MP3
files.
Certain "securized" 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.
Important :
The above recommendations cannot be taken as a
guarantee that the DVD player 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 preventoptimal playback
of these files on your DVD player (degraded sound
quality and in some cases, inability of the player to
read the files).
This unit can play a maximum of 500 files and 300
folders per disc.
Program Play & Random Play
Program Play (CD/MP3/WMA)
1 Press the MODE button.
2 Use the ➛, ❿ buttons to select PROGRAM.
Press the OK button.
PROGRAM
Picture CD Playback
1 Open the disc tray.
2 Load the disc on the tray.
Load the disc with the labeled side up.
3 Close the tray.
- The tray closes and you should get a screen that
looks like the one below.
• Use the , ❷ buttons on the remote controller
to select the picture you want to view and then
press the OK button.
RANDOM
• To see the next 6 pictures, press the ❿❿l button.
• To see the previous 6 pictures, press the l➛➛ button.
3 Use the , ❷ / ➛, ❿ buttons to select the first
track to add to the program.
Press the OK button. The selection numbers appear
in the Program Order box.
•
: Return to the Album Screen.
•
: Each time the OK button is pressed, the
picture rotates 90 degrees clockwise.
•
: Each time the OK button is pressed, the
picture is enlarged up to 4X.
(Normal 2X 4X Normal)
•
: The unit enters slide show mode.
PROGRAM 01
Program order
Track
01
05
09
13
02
06
10
14
03
07
11
15
04
08
12
16
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-
-
-
-
-
-
-
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4 Press the ❿II button.
The disc will be played in programmed order.
Random Play (CD/MP3/WMA)
1 Press the MODE button.
2 Use the ➛, ❿ buttons to select RANDOM.
Press the OK button.
The disc will be played in random order.
PROGRAM
RANDOM
➢ • Depending on the disc, the Program and Random
Play functions may not work.
• To resume normal play, press the CLEAR button.
• This unit can support a maximum of 99
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* Press the RETURN button to return to the album screen.
* Before the Slide Show can begin, the picture interval
must be set.
•
: When this icon is selected and OK is
pressed, the pictures change automatically
with about an 6 second interval.
•
: The pictures change automatically with about
an 12 second interval.
•
: The pictures change automatically with about
an 18 second interval.
* Depending on the file size, each interval between
images may take longer or shorter than the manual
suggests.
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CD-R JPEG Discs
• 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.
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• Only CD-R discs with JPEG files in ISO 9660 or Joliet
format can be played.
• 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 multisession 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.
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• A maximum of 500 images can be stored on a single
CD.
• Only Kodak Picture CDs can be played.
• When playing a Kodak Picture CD, only the JPEG
files in the pictures folder can be played.
• Picture discs other than Kodak Picture CD may take
longer to start playing or may not play at all.
Timer :
• If a number of files in 1 Disc is over 500, only 500
JPEG file can be played.
• If a number of folders in 1 Disc is over 300, only
JPEG files in 300 folders can be played.
➢ • If no buttons on the remote control are pressed for
10 seconds, the menu will disappear.
Press the DISC MENU button on the remote
control to display the menu again.
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DivX/XviD/MPEG4 Special Playback Features ★ (DVD-V540 only)
During DivX/XviD/MPEG4 playback you can select
from the following special playback options. To resume
normal playback, press the ❿ll button.
1 Still
Press the ❿ll button on the remote control during
playback.
• The picture will still and the audio will mute.
• To resume playback, press the ❿ll button.
• If the player is left in Still mode for 5 minutes, it
will stop automatically.
2 Frame Advance (Step)
While in playback mode, press the F.ADV/STEP
button on the remote control to advance one frame
at a time.
• Audio is muted during Frame Advance mode.
• Press ❿ll to resume normal playback.
NOTE: Frame Advance operates only in the forward
direction.
3 Slow Motion
During playback, press the ❿ll button to Slow the
image. Then use the Search ❿❿ to play in slow
motion at variable speeds.
• Each press increases the slow motion speed
playback to 1/8, 1/4 or 1/2 normal speed.
• Audio is muted during slow motion playback.
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4 Stop/Resume
• Press the Stop button once to stop playback.
To resume the DivX/XviD/MPEG4 from the point
where the disc stopped, press the ❿ll button.
5 Zoom
During play, press the MENU button on the remote.
Then press the corresponding ,❷ buttons to
select the FUNC option.
➢ Auto Saling
: CIF(100kbps)~D1(784kbps)
resolution.
If the file resolution is small, it scales up to 2 times
automatically. So you can see the more larger
screen.
DivX/XviD/MPEG4 Playback ★ (DVD-V540 only)
1 When the disc is inserted, the file structure of the
disc will be shown. Depending on the file format, a
different icon will appear next to each file. The
,
, and
files will have been highlighted.
Use , ❷ to select the movie file, and then press
OK or ❿II.
Result : When the 'Reading Index......' message is
displayed, wait for a second or two. The
movie will be played back.
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If the "Codec. Not Supported" message is displayed, the
selected file cannot be played back.
1 To navigate to a specific time while viewing the
movie, press the INFO. key.
The file format of the current file (
,
, or
and time information will be displayed.
)
2 Use the numeric keys on the remote control to enter
the time to jump to that time in the movie.
DivX/XviD/MPEG4 Feature Table
MPEG4 Supported
Avi files are used to contain the audio and video data;
these must be stored on CD in the ISO 9660 format.
SPEC
VIDEO Compatibility DivX 3.11 upper Up to the latest VERSION
XviD
WMV(?)
WMV V1/V2/V3/V7
AUDIO Compatability
MP3
CBR : 80kbps~320kbps
AC3
CBR : 128kbps~448kbps
AAC(?)
WMA
CBR : 56kbps~160kbps
MPEGs containing DivX can be divided into Video
and Audio.
• Video compatibility : All versions of DivX later than
3.11 (including the latest 5.1)
are supported. In addition,
XviD is supported. For WMV,
V1, V2, V3, and V7 formats
are possible.
•
Audio compatibility : MP3s encoded at bitrates from
80kbps to 320kbps, AC3s from
128kbps to 448kbps, and
WMAs from 56kbps to
160kbps are supported.
•
In addition, for subtitles, Samsung will support Text
format (SMI).
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Technical Specifications
General
Rated voltage
AC 220 - 240V~, 50Hz
Power consumption
19 Watts
Weight
3.9 Kg
Size
430mm X 282mm X 82mm
Operating ambient temperature
+5°C ~ +35°C
Installation conditions
Operation position : Horizontal,
Relative humidity : Below 75%
Input
Video input (Rear)
RCA jack : 1.0Vp-p (unbalanced) 75Ω
Audio input (Rear)
RCA jack : -8dBm, 47Kohm unbalanced
RF out
UHF 21-69 (Initial CH36) : Newzealand model
UHF 28-69 (Initial CH38) : Australia model
Output
Audio (DVD, VCR)
RCA jack
Audio (DVD only)
Digital audio out
(OPTICAL: DVD-V540/DVD-V440, COAXIAL)
Video (DVD, VCR)
RCA jack
Video (DVD only)
S-Video out
COMPONENT out : RCA jack
VCR
Tape format
VHS type video tape,
Color system
PAL, MESECAM, NTSC4.43, NTSC playback on PAL TV
Tuning system
B/G, D/K : Newzealand model
B/B : Australia model
DVD
Video S/N
Above 43dB (standard recording)
Resolution
Above 240 lines (standard recording)
Audio S/N
Above 68dB (Hi-Fi), 39dB (Mono)
Audio frequency characteristics
20Hz - 20KHz (Hi-Fi)
Disc
DVD, CD (12cm), CD (8cm), VIDEO-CD (12cm)
Audio S/N
95dB
Audio dynamic range
105dB
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Problems and Solutions (VCR)
Before contacting the Samsung after-sales service, perform the following simple checks.
Problem
Explanation/Solution
No power
◆
◆
Check that the power plug is connected to a wall outlet.
Have you pressed the STANDBY/ON button?
You cannot insert a video cassette
◆
A video cassette can only be inserted with the window
side up and the safety tab facing you.
The television programme was not recorded
◆
Check the DVD-VCR aerial connections.
Is the DVD-VCR tuner properly set?
Check if the safety tab is intact on the cassette.
◆
◆
Timer recording was unsuccessful
◆
◆
◆
Was the STANDBY/ON button pressed to activate the timer?
Re-check the recording start/stop time settings.
If there was a power failure or interruption during timer
recording, the recording will have been cancelled.
No playback picture or the picture
is distorted
◆
Check to see if you are using a prerecorded tape.
You cannot see normal broadcasts
◆
◆
Check the TUNER/EXTERNAL setting. It should be on
TUNER.
Check the TV/VCR aerial connections.
Noise bars or streaks on playback
◆
Press the TRK (
When the ❿II button is pressed
during playback, the still picture
has severe “noise bars” streaks
◆
A still picture may have “noise bars”, depending on the
condition of the tape. Press the TRK (
or
) buttons
during SLOW motion to minimize this effect.
Video Head Cleaning
◆
If when tuning in your TV to the DVD-VCR
TV does not find the Screen
or the pattern when found suffers
from interference, it may be due to the
DVD-VCR output channel clashing with
the normal TV transmissions in your area.
To prevent this you will need to change the
DVD-VCR output channel in the following
way
1. Remove the aerial input plug from the socket marked (aerial
symbol) on the rear of the DVD-VCR.
2. Carry out the instructions “Tuning Your Television for the DVDVCR” (see page 9).
3. Carry out the instructions “Setting the DVD-VCR output
Channel” (see page 14), move the channel number
several channels down from the original setting.
(example: from 36 to 37).
4. Replace the aerial plug into the socket marked (aerial symbol)
on the rear of the DVD-VCR.
5. Re-tune your TV to the DVD-VCR again by following
instructions “Tuning Your Television for the DVD-VCR”
(page 8).
6. If the problem still exists repeat steps 1 to 5 moving several
more channels away from the original setting.
or
) buttons to minimize this effect.
If poor pictures appear on a variety of cassettes, the video
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.
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
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Then
contact Samsung
your nearest
Troubleshooting Guide (DVD)
Before requesting service (troubleshooting)
Problem
Action
Page
Disc does not play.
◆ Ensure that the disc is installed with the label side facing up.
◆ Check the region number of the DVD.
◆ This player cannot play CD-ROMs, DVD-ROMs, etc. Insert a DVD, a
VIDEO-CD or a CD.
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 player is connected with the proper amplifier
2) The disc is recorded with 5.1 channel sound.
◆ Check whether the disc being played has the “Dolby 5.1 ch” mark on
the outside.
◆ Check if your audio system is connected and working properly.
The
icon appears on
screen.
◆ 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.
Playback 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.
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No audio.
◆ Make sure you have selected the correct Digital Output in the Audio
Options Menu.
P30
Forgot password
◆ Press power on from a cold start with no disc in the unit. Press the ➛➛
and ❿❿buttons simultaneously on the front panel for five seconds. Switch
off and on the DVD-VCR by pressing STANDBY/ON button. The Parental
Mode is now unlocked as indicated on the display. You can now set your
rating level and change your password to a new number.
If you experience other
problems.
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◆ 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
authorized service center.
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P30
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