Yamaha DRX-1 Owner`s manual

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DVD Recorder
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DRX-2
OWNER’S MANUAL
MODE D’EMPLOI
BEDIENUNGSANLEITUNG
BRUKSANVISNING
MANUALE DI ISTRUZIONI
MANUAL DE INSTRUCCIONES
GEBRUIKSAANWIJZING
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Laser safety
This unit employs a laser.To prevent possible eye injury, only a
qualified service person should remove the cover or attempt to
service this device.
CAUTION
Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures
other than those specified herein may result in hazardous radiation exposure.
ATTENTION
L’emploi de commandes, de réglages ou un choix de procédures différents des spécifications de cette brochure peut
entraîner une exposition à d’éventuelles radiations pouvant
être dangereses.
CAUTION VISIBLE AND INVISIBLE LASER RADIATION.WHEN OPEN AVOID
EXPOSURE TO BEAM
ADVARSEL SYNLIG OG USYNLIG LASERSTRÅLING VED ÅBNING UNDGÅ
UDSÆTTELSE FOR STRÅLING
ADVARSEL SYNLIG OG USYNLIG LASERSTRÅLING NÅR DEKSEL ÅPNES
UNNGÅ EKSPONERING FOR STRÅLEN
VARNING SYNLIG OCH OSYNLIG LASERSTRÅLNING NÄR DENNA DEL
ÄR ÖPPNAD BETRAKTA EJ STRÅLEN
VARO!AVATTAESSA OLET ALTTIINA NÄKYV¨ALLE JA NÄKYMÄTTÖMÄLLE
LASER SÄTEILYLLE. ÄLÄ KATSO SÄTEESEEN
VORSICHT SICHTBARE UND UNSICHTBARE LASERSTRAHLUNG WENN
ABDECKUNG GEÖFFNET NICHT DEM STRAHL AUSSETSEN
DANGER VISIBLE AND INVISIBLE LASER RADIATION.WHEN OPEN AVOID
DIRECT EXPOSURE TO BEAM
ATTENTION RAYONNEMENT LASER VISIBLE ET INVISIBLE EN CAS
D’OUVERTURE EXPOSITION DANGEREUSE AU FAISCEAU
NEVER MAKE OR CHANGE CONNECTIONS
WITH THE POWER ON.
ACHTUNG
Die Verwendung von Bedienungselementen oder Einstellungen
oder die Durchführung von Bedienungsvorgängen, die nicht in
dieser Anleitung aufgeführt sind, kann zu einem Kontakt mit
gefährlichen Laserstrahlen führen.
OBSERVERA
The DVD recorder is in conformity with the
EMC directive and low-voltage directive.
CAUTION
ONLY QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL
SHOULD REMOVE THE COVER OR ATTEMPT
TO SERVICE THIS DEVICE.
Användning av kontroller och justeringar eller genomförande
av procedurer andra än de som specificeras i denna bok kan
resultera i att du utsätter dig för farlig strålning.
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ATTENZIONE
Uso di controlli o regolazioni o procedure non specificamente
descritte può causare l’esposizione a radiazioni di livello pericoloso.
SHOWVIEW is a registered trademark of Gemstar Development Corporation.The SHOWVIEW system is manufactured
under licence from Gemstar Development Corporation.
PRECAUCIÓN
El uso de los controles o los procedimientos de ajuste o utilización diferentes de los especificados en este manual pueden
causar una exposición peligrosa a la radiación.
VOORZICHTIG
Gebruik van bedieningsorganen of instellingen, of uitvoeren
van handelingen anders dan staan beschreven in deze handleiding kunnen leiden tot blootstelling aan gevaarlijke stralen.
Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories.“Dolby”,
“Pro Logic ”and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby
Laboratories.Confidential Unpublished Works.
©1992-1997 Dolby Laboratories,Inc.All rights reserved.
“DTS” and “DTS Digital Out” are trademarks of Digital Theater Systems, Inc.
LASER
Type
InGaAlP semiconductor laser (DVD)
AlGaAs semiconductor laser (CD)
Wavelength
660 nm (DVD)
780 nm (CD)
Output Power 20 mW (DVD writing)
(out of objective)0.8 mW (DVD reading)
0.3 mW (CD reading)
Beam divergence82 degrees (DVD)
54 degrees (CD)
CAUTION: Visible and invisible laserradiation
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 be authorized by Macrovision Corporation, and is intended for home
and other limited viewing uses only unless otherwise authorized by Macrovision Corporation.Reverse engineering or disassembly is prohibited.
CLASS 1
LASER PRODUCT
when open. Avoid exposure to beam.
CAUTION: Visible and invisible laserradiation
when open. Avoid exposure to beam.
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Caution
Read this before operating your unit.
1 To assure the finest performance, please read this manual
carefully. Keep it in a safe place for future reference.
2 The recommended operating temperature range for the
Recorder is from 15˚C-35˚C (Celsius). Exceeding these
ranges may cause unstable recording results. Do not expose
this unit to sudden temperature changes from cold to hot,
nor locate this unit in an environment with high humidity
(i.e., a room with a humidifier) to prevent condensation
inside this unit, which may cause an electrical shock, fire,
damage to this unit, and/or personal injury.
3 Locate this unit away from other electrical appliances,
motors, or transformers to avoid humming sounds.
4 Install this unit in a well ventilated, cool, dry, clean place —
away from direct sunlight, heat sources, vibration, dust, moisture, or cold. In a cabinet, allow about 2.5cm (1 inch) of free
space all around this unit for adequate ventilation.
5 Avoid installing this unit in a location where foreign objects
may fall onto this unit or where this unit may be exposed to
liquid dripping or splashing. On the top of this unit, do not
place:
17 Before moving this unit, press STANBY/ON to set the unit in
standby mode, then disconnect the AC power plug from the
wall outlet.
The unit is not disconnected from the AC power source as
long as it is connected to the wall outlet, even if this unit itself
is turned off.This state is called the standby mode.In this state,
this unit is designed to consume a very small quantity of power.
– Other components, as they may cause damage and/or
discoloration on the surface of this unit.
– Burning objects (i.e., candles), as they may cause fire, damage
to this unit, and/or personal injury.
– Containers with liquid in them, as they may fall, spilling the
liquid and causing an electrical shock to the user and/or
damage to this unit.
6 Do not cover this unit with a newspaper, tablecloth, curtain,
etc. in order not to obstruct heat radiation. If the temperature inside this unit rises, it may cause fire, damage to this
unit, and/or personal injury.
7 Do not plug in this unit to a wall outlet until all connections
are complete.
8 Do not operate this unit upside-down. It may overheat, possibly causing damage.
9 Do not use excessive force on switches, knobs and/or cords.
10 When disconnecting the power cord from the wall outlet,
grasp the plug; do not pull the cord.
11 Do not clean this unit with chemical solvents; this might damage the finish. Use a clean, dry cloth.
12 Use only the voltage specified on this unit. Using this unit
with a higher voltage than specified is dangerous and may
cause fire, damage to this unit, and/or personal injury.
YAMAHA will not be held responsible for any damage resulting from use of this unit with a voltage other than as specified.
13 To prevent damage by lightning, disconnect the power cord
from the wall outlet during an electrical storm.
14 Do not attempt to modify or fix this unit. Contact qualified
YAMAHA service personnel when any service is needed. The
cabinet should never be opened for any reason.
15 When not planning to use this unit for long periods of time
(i.e., vacation), disconnect the AC power plug from the wall
outlet.
16 Be sure to read the “Before you call an engineer” section on
common operating errors before concluding that this unit is
faulty.
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Features
Digital Home Cinema
Introducing YAMAHA DVD recorder in your home theater environment!
Dolby Digital and DTS are supported.You can enjoy super dynamic theatrical sound by
connecting to AV receiver/amplifier.
Dolby Digital
Dolby Laboratories standard for transmitting 5.1 channels. Five full-value channels are
transmitted in this acoustic playback system. A further channel is used for low frequencies (effects). The loudspeakers are arranged front left, front middle, front right, rear
left and rear right. This system is currently the most common system and is used in
cinemas.
With this DVD recorder each sound track in 2-channel Dolby Digital is recorded onto
a DVD+RW.
DTS digital out
Linear PCM Audio
Recording
Six Recording Modes
Six Hours of
Recording Time
Fit to Space Recording
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Transmission standard for 5.1 channels from Digital Theatre Systems Inc. This is the
second most wide-spread system after Dolby Digital.
M1 & M2 recording modes offer high quality picture and sound enabled by linear PCM
recording.
You have six recording modes to choose from: M1, M2, M2x, M3, M4, M6.
Select the one best suited for your need.
You can record up to six hours in M6 recording mode.
Your DVD recorder calculates the best suitable bit rates from your programmed
recording time and an available disc space.
Simple programming system for DVD recorders. Simply enter the programming number associated with your television programme.You will find this number in your favorite listings magazine.
Safe Record
Normally a recording is made at the current disc position. This is the same as for a
video cassette, in the middle of the tape for example. By holding down the REC S
button, the recording will be made at the end of all the other recordings to avoid overwriting previous recordings.
New recordings on DVD+R discs are always added after all existing recordings.
Direct Record
At the touch of a button your DVD recorder, even though it is switched off, will check
which channel is currently playing on your television and record it.
Automatic
SATELLITE
Recording
Index Picture Screen
EDIT
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Recordings made on your DVD recorder can be controlled from an external satellite
receiver.
This screen tells you what’s on the disc. Each index screen represents a recording. On
the right hand side of the screen you can also see a disc indicator that shows the position and length of the current recording on the disc in a graphic format.You can
choose and make your own index pictures from the title.
DVD makes it so easy to delete titles, split titles, insert chapters automatically and
manually, and do many more things. It enables you to simply delete commercials and
unwanted scenes.
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Many Playable Disc Types
The following types of disc are supported: DVD-Video, DVD-R, DVD-RW (when
recorded in video mode), CD, SVCD,VCD, CD-R, and CD-RW.
Your DVD recorder can play back pre-recorded DVDs and CDs. DVDs recorded using
this DVD recorder can be played back on current and future DVD players.
MP3-CD PLAYBACK
ID3 Tag
MP3 files are highly compressed music files. The data is compressed to 1/10 of the volume of the original audio material using a special process. This means that 10 hours of
music can be stored on a single CD.
These music CDs can be played on this machine.
When playing MP3, your DVD recorder will display on TV the name of the albums,
tracks, and artists if ID3 Tag information is recorded on the disc.
This connector is also known as a “FireWire” or “IEEE 1394”. This connector is used
to transmit wide digital broadband signals that are used for digital video camcorders.
Using this connector, you can so easily capture and save video onto DVD from your
digital video camera.
RGB Component
Video Input
Using your DVD recorder you can record from an RGB source such as a satellite
receiver using a SCART input (EXT 2 AUX-I/O socket).Video signals for the colours
R (Red), G (Green) and B (Blue) are transmitted via separate channels. This reduces
the interference that occurs with standard video cables.
Easy Link
Yamaha provides the best possible connection between your DVD recorder and other
home cinema equipment.
FOLLOW TV
This function automatically transfers all the television channel settings onto your DVD
recorder via the scart cable (EXT 1 TO TV-I/O socket).
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Table of contents
A quick preview ............................3
The remote control.................................................................................3
Additional TV functions ..........................................................................4
Front of the device ..................................................................................5
Back of the unit.........................................................................................6
The symbols on your DVD recorder display ....................................7
Messages in the DVD recorder display...............................................7
1. Introduction .............................9
Common questions .................................................................................9
Discs you can use.................................................................................. 10
Regional code ......................................................................................... 11
Accessories............................................................................................. 11
Cleaning the discs.................................................................................. 11
2. Connecting your DVD
recorder.......................................12
Preparing the remote control ............................................................ 12
Connection notes.................................................................................. 12
Connecting your antenna .................................................................... 12
Connecting your DVD recorder to the TV.................................... 13
Connecting with a SCART cable and “Easy Link” ......................... 14
Connecting cable without “Easy Link” ............................................. 15
Connecting AV equipment to the EXT 2 AUX-I/O SCART
socket....................................................................................................... 17
Connecting your camcorder .............................................................. 18
3. Connecting an AV receiver ..19
Basic playback connections ................................................................. 19
Surround sound connections ............................................................. 20
Recording connections ........................................................................ 21
Power supply.......................................................................................... 22
Switching on ........................................................................................... 22
4. Installing your DVD
recorder.......................................23
Initial installation .................................................................................... 23
Using a satellite receiver...................................................................... 25
Allocating a decoder............................................................................. 25
Manual TV channel search................................................................... 26
Sorting TV channels automatically (Follow TV) ............................. 27
Automatic TV channel search ............................................................ 28
Adding and clearing TV channels manually...................................... 29
Setting the language/country............................................................... 30
Setting the time and date..................................................................... 31
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5. On-screen information......... 32
Symbols in the menu bar ..................................................................... 32
Field for temporary messages ............................................................ 32
Status field............................................................................................... 33
Tuner information box ........................................................................ 34
Timer information box ........................................................................ 34
6. Playback................................. 35
General notes on playback.................................................................. 35
Inserting a disc ....................................................................................... 35
Playing a DVD video disc..................................................................... 36
Playing a DVD+RW/ +R disc.............................................................. 36
Playing an audio CD.............................................................................. 37
Playing an MP3 CD................................................................................ 37
Playing a (Super) Video CD ................................................................ 38
7. Additional playback
features ....................................... 39
Changing to another title/chapter ..................................................... 39
Searching a disc...................................................................................... 39
Still picture.............................................................................................. 40
Slow motion ........................................................................................... 40
Search by time........................................................................................ 40
Repeat play.............................................................................................. 41
Shuffle....................................................................................................... 41
Scan feature ............................................................................................ 41
Camera angle.......................................................................................... 42
Zoom feature ......................................................................................... 42
Select the audio language .................................................................... 43
Subtitles ................................................................................................... 43
8. Manual recording.................. 44
General .................................................................................................... 44
Recording without automatic switch-off ......................................... 45
Interrupt recording (Pause) ................................................................ 46
Recording with automatic switch-off
(OTR one-touch-recording) ............................................................... 46
Preventing accidental erasing of discs............................................... 47
Lining up recordings within a title (assemble cut) ......................... 47
Selecting the recording type (Quality) ............................................. 48
Automatic recording from a satellite receiver
(Sat recording) ....................................................................................... 48
Direct Record ........................................................................................ 49
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9. Managing the disc
contents .......................................51
General.....................................................................................................51
EDIT ..........................................................................................................51
Editing recording titles (name)............................................................54
Playing the entire title ...........................................................................54
Deleting recordings/titles.....................................................................54
Disc settings ............................................................................................55
10. Programming a recording
(TIMER) .......................................57
General.....................................................................................................57
Programming recordings with the SHOWVIEW® System..............58
Programming recordings without the SHOWVIEW® System .......59
How to change or delete a programmed recording (TIMER).....60
Problem solving for programmed recordings .................................61
11. User preferences ................62
Picture settings .......................................................................................62
Sound settings.........................................................................................63
Language settings....................................................................................63
Additional settings .................................................................................64
Disc feature menu..................................................................................65
12. Access control
(Child Lock).................................66
Child lock (DVD and VCD) ................................................................66
Parental level control (DVD video only)..........................................67
Changing the PIN code.........................................................................68
13. Before you call an
engineer.......................................69
Appendix .....................................72
Using DRX-2 remote control for your TV set...............................72
Specifications...........................................................................................74
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B/I
Switch on or off: Press to switch set on or off, interrupt
menu function, interrupt a programmed recording (TIMER)
MONITOR
This button lets you switch between the TV receiver (internal
tuner) in the DVD recorder (TV picture on the TV set) and
playback on the DVD recorder
A/CH (Alternate
Channel)
Switches to the previous TV channel
CH +/–
Turns programs and inputs
0-9
Numerical key pad
VOL +/–
TV volume up/down
SELECT
Switches between different values in a menu
CLEAR
Deletes last entry/clear timer and programmed recordings
MUTE
TV Mute ON/OFF
TIMER
Press to make a TIMER programming with SHOWVIEW® /without SHOWVIEW® or to alter or clear a programmed TIMER
wvt u
Down/up/left/right cursor movement
ENTER/OK
Acknowledges menu selection
TOP MENU
Displays DVD disc menu or Index Picture Screen
EDIT
Displays Edit menu for DVD+RW or DVD+R disc
SYSTEM MENU
Displays recorder system menu bar
TITLE/CHAP
Selects title
Selects chapter
SUBTITLE
Subtitle language selector
AUDIO
Audio language selector
ANGLE
Selects DVD camera angle
ZOOM
Enlarges video image
REPEAT
Repeats chapter, track, title, disc
A-B
Repeats a specific segment
SHUFFLE
Plays tracks in random order
SCAN
Playback of the first 10 seconds of each chapter within a title
(DVD) or the first 10 seconds of each track on a disc (VCD/
CD)
t SKIP
Selects previous title/search backwards :
Briefly press the button during playback: Goes to previous
chapter/film or previous title
Hold down the button: Searches backwards
Hold down the button during still picture: Slow motion backwards
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y SKIP
PLAY
Selects next title/search forwards :
Briefly press the button during playback: Goes to next chapter/
film or next title
Hold down the button: Searches forwards
Hold down the button during still picture: Slow motion forwards
Starts playback
e SEARCH/
SLOW
Searches backward
Slow motion
r SEARCH/
SLOW
Searches forward
Slow motion
PAUSE
If this button is pressed during playback, the DVD recorder
switches to pause.You will see a still picture.
If this button is pressed during recording, the DVD recorder
will also switch to pause.
STOP
Stops playback/recording, except with programmed recordings
(TIMER)
Hold down button, opens and closes the disc tray
DIMMER
Changes brightness settings of the display
TV SHIFT
Press and hold while using other buttons to work the TV
S REC
Direct recording of the currently selected programme
REC MODE
Switches recording modes
Additional TV functions
This remote control can also operate TV set made by different manufacturers.
For more information, see “Using DRX-2 remote control for your TV set”.
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VOL+
Increase TV volume
VOL –
Reduce TV volume
For the following functions you need to hold down the button
at the side TV/SHIFT and then select the function you need
with the appropriate button.
B/I
Turns the TV on / off
0..9
Number buttons: 0 - 9
CH+
Turns up the programme in numeric order
To select a higher programme number
CH-
Turns down the programme in numeric order
To select a lower programme number
MUTE
TV Mute on / off
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Front of the device
STANDBY/ON
Switches the unit on or off, interrupt a function, interrupt a
programmed recording (TIMER)
F (Open/Close)
Open/close disc tray
REC
Records the current TV channel
W
Plays a recorded disc
T
Selects previous title/search backwards
Y
Selects next title/search forwards
A
Interrupt playback/recording
Auxiliary jacks on the front panel
S-VIDEO
S Video socket: Connection of SVHS/Hi8 camcorders or
SVHS/Hi8 video recorders (programme number “CAM1”)
Yellow socket
VIDEO
Video input socket: Connection of camcorders or video
recorders (programme number “CAM1”)
White/red socket
left AUDIO right
Audio input socket left/right : Connection of camcorders
or video recorders (programme number “CAM1”)
DV IN
i Link/DV socket (digital video input, IEEE 1394,
FireWire):
Connecting a digital camcorder or other suitable device (programme number “CAM2”).
Tip
Switching between the S-VIDEO and VIDEO sockets takes place automatically. If
both sockets are in use, the signal at the S-VIDEO socket has priority.
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Back of the unit
MAINS
Mains socket: Connection to the mains supply (230V/50Hz)
ANTENNA
Aerial input : Connection of the aerial
TV
Aerial output : Connection of the TV set
EXT 2 AUX-I/O
Scart socket 2: Connection of an additional device (satellite
receiver, set-top box, video recorder, camcorder, etc.)
EXT 1 TO TV-I/O
Scart socket 1: Connection of a TV set. RGB output
Output sockets (AUDIO/VIDEO OUT)
S-VIDEO (Y/C)
S Video output: Connection of an S-Video-compatible TV set
VIDEO (CVBS)
Video output (yellow socket): Connecting a TV set with a
video input (CVBS, Composite Video)
AUDIO L, R
Analogue audio output (white/red socket): Connection
of a TV set with audio input sockets or connection of an additional device
Output socket (DIGITAL AUDIO OUT)
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COAXIAL
OUTPUT
Connection of a digital audio device (amplifier/receiver) using a
coaxial digital cable
OPTICAL
OUTPUT
Connection of a digital audio device (amplifier/receiver) using a
fiber optic cable
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The symbols on your DVD recorder
display
These symbols can light up on your DVD recorder display:
SAT
TIMER
VPS/PDC
LANG I I
Multi-function display/text line
•) Clock
•) Disc/title playing time
•) OTR switch-off time
•) Title name
•) Display of the programme number of the TV channel/playing
time/channel name/function.
•) Display of information and alerts
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Disc bar: Displays the current position on the disc (disc
pointer).
Record: Single flashing segment at the current position.
Pause: Flashing segment on both sides of the current position.
Stop: Illuminated segment at the current position.
SAT
A satellite recording has been programmed.
TIMER
A recording (timer) has been programmed
A remote control signal has been received
VPS/PDC
Video programming system / programme delivery control: A
VPS or PDC code will be transmitted for the selected TV program
LANG II
During playback a HiFi/2 channel tone was detected or a HiFi/2
channel tone was received. “I” or “II” lights up depending on
which sound channel has been selected
Messages in the DVD recorder display
The following messages may appear in your DVD recorder display:
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IS TV ON?
The DVD recorder is in initial installation mode. Switch the TV
on, then read the paragraph on “Initial installation” in “Installing
your DVD recorder”.
NO SIGNAL
No input signal available (signal inadequate or unstable)
MENU
The menu on the screen is active
OPENING
Disc tray opening
TRAY OPEN
Disc tray open
CLOSING
Disc tray closing
READING
Disc being read
MENU UPDT
Once recording has been successfully completed the table of
contents is created
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INIT MENU
The menu structure is created after the first recording has
been made on a new disc
COPY PROT
You have tried to copy a copy-protected DVD/video cassette
WAIT
Please wait until this message disappears. The DVD recorder is
busy performing a task
NO DISC
A disc has not been inserted for recording. If a disc has been
inserted, it cannot be read
INFO
Information about the inserted DVD is displayed on the screen
BUSY
The DVD recorder is processing to make the disc DVD compatible
ERASING
The entire information of the disc is erased
EMPTYDISC
The disc inserted is either new or has been completely erased
(not recorded)
PROTECTED
The disc is protected against recording
MAX TITLE
The maximum number of titles per disc has been reached. The
maximum number of titles per disc is 48
MAX CHAP
The maximum number of chapters per title/disc has been
reached. The maximum number of chapters per title is 124
DISC FULL
The disc is full. There is no space for new recordings
PAL DISC
A disc with PAL recordings has been inserted. The machine is
trying to record an NTSC signal. Insert a new disc or one that
contains NTSC recordings
NTSC DISC
A disc with NTSC recordings has been inserted. The machine
is trying to record a PAL signal. Insert a new disc or one that
contains PAL recordings
RECORDING
An illegal action (e.g. F Open/Close button) was attempted
during recording
FREETITLE
Playback was started for an empty title or the following title is
empty
DISC LOCK
An attempt has been made to record during playback of a protected disc. This message appears if an attempt is made to
insert a chapter marker (EDIT button)
DISC ERR
An error occurred when writing the title. If this error keeps
occurring, please clean the disc or use a new one
For instructions on how to clean a disc, read the section on
“Cleaning the discs” in the next chapter
DISC WARN
An error occurred when writing the title. Recording was continued; the error was skipped
SETUP
After the automatic search the menu for setting the date/time
will appear on the screen
WAIT 01
During the automatic search the TV channels found are
counted
BLOCKED
The disc tray cannot be closed/opened
SAFE REC
The new recording will be added at the end of all the other
recordings (SAFE RECORD)
EASY LINK
Data is being transferred from the “EasyLink” TV
POST-FORMAT
A short recording has been made on a brand-new DVD+RW
disc
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1. Introduction
Common questions
What is a DVD?
DVD (Digital Versatile Disc) is a new storage medium that combines the convenience of
the compact disc with the latest digital video technology. DVD video uses modern
MPEG2 data compression technology that enables an entire feature film to be stored
on a single five inch disc.
How good is the resolution of DVD compared with VHS?
The razor-sharp digital images have a resolution of more than 500 lines of 720 pixels
per line.This is more than twice as high as VHS and is even better than the laser disc. Its
picture quality is easily comparable to the digital masters produced in recording studios.
What can DVD+RW do?
DVD+ReWritable uses phase change media, the same technology on which rewritable
CDs are based. A high-performance laser is used to change the reflective properties of
the recording layer; this process can be repeated more than a thousand times.
What can the DVD+R do?
DVD+R (write-once DVD). Unlike a DVD+RW disc, this disc can only be written once.
If it is not finalized after a recording, further recordings can be added to it. Old recordings can be deleted but can no longer be overwritten. The deleted titles are marked
“Deleted title”.
Before this disc can be played in a DVD player, it must be finalized in the DVD recorder.
Once this process is complete, no further recordings can be added.
What can my DVD recorder do?
Your DVD recorder is a machine for recording and playing back digital video discs with
"two-way" compatibility with the universal DVD video standard. This means:
•) existing DVD video discs can be played on the recorder.
•) Recordings made on your DVD recorder can be played on other DVD video players
and DVD ROM drives.
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Discs you can use
The following discs can be used in your DVD recorder for playback and recording:
Playback and recording
DVD+RW (Digital Versatile Disc + rewritable)
DVD+R (Digital Versatile Disc + Recordable)
Playback only:
DVD Video (Digital Versatile Disc)
DVD-R (DVD-Recordable)
DVD-RW (DVD-Rewritable) These discs can only be played back if the recording was
made in video mode and the recording was finalized.
Audio CD (Compact Disc Digital Audio)
Super Audio CD (Only plays the CD layer of a hybrid SACD disc)
Video CD (Format 1.0, 1.1, 2.0)
DIGITAL VIDEO
Super Video CD
SUPER VIDEO
CD-R (CD-Recordable) Audio/MP3 content
Recordable
CD-RW (CD-Rewritable) Audio/MP3 content
ReWritable
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Regional code
Since DVD films are not normally released in all parts of the world at the same time, all
DVD players have a specific regional code. Discs can be given a regional code. If the
regional codes differ between the player and the disc, playback is not possible.
ALL
2
DVDs must be marked “ALL” for all regions or “2” for region 2 to work in this machine.
If the DVD is marked with a different region, it cannot be played in this DVD recorder.
The number within the globe represents the region.
Regional code 2 represents:
Europe, Japan, South Africa, Middle East (incl. Egypt).
Accessories
Remote control and batteries
Aerial cable
Mains cable
Scart cable (AV-Euro cable)
Cleaning the discs
Some malfunctions (frozen or distorted picture and broken sound for example) are due
to dirt on the disc. To avoid such problems you should clean your discs regularly.
1
Dirty discs should be cleaned with a soft cloth. Always wipe from the middle to
the edge.
2
Do not use any solvents such as benzine, thinners, commercially available cleaning
agents or antistatic sprays designed for vinyl records.
Question
Can I use a CD lens cleaner in the DVD recorder?
This optical unit (laser) of the DVD recorder operates at a higher power level than
the ones in normal DVDs and CD players so CD lens cleaner discs may actually
damage it.
CD lens cleaner discs should therefore not be used.
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2. Connecting your DVD recorder
Preparing the remote control
You must install the supplied batteries into the remote control before you can use it.
1
2
Unpack the remote control and the two AA (LR-6) batteries.
Open the battery compartment, insert the batteries in accordance with the polarity markings, and then close the battery compartment.
The remote control is now ready to use.
The remote control has a range of approximately 5 to 10 meters.
Caution
Do not mix old and new batteries. Never mix different types of batteries
(standard, alkaline, etc.). Doing so may reduce the life of the batteries.
Connection notes
•) Before connecting your TV,VCR, AV amp, or any other equipment to your DVD
recorder, refer to the relevant manuals first.
•) Do not connect the power cord until all connections are complete.
•) For the best results when playing DVDs, connect the DVD recorder’s video output
directly to your TV. If you connect your TV via your VCR, the DVD copy protection
system may affect the picture quality.
•) To enjoy the surround sound capabilities offered by DVD (Dolby Digital, DTS,
MPEG-2), you need to connect one of the DVD recorder’s digital audio outputs to
an AV amp with an appropriate surround-sound decoder built-in. See “Surround
sound connections” on page 20.
•) For synchronized recordings to other components connected with digital audio
cables, the length of each track and track numbers of the recorded materials may
become different from the originals. Occasionally, it does not start recording.
Caution
Do not connect the DVD recorder’s audio outputs to your audio system’s
turntable (phono) inputs. Doing so may damage your equipment.
Connecting your antenna
Connecting your antenna as shown will allow you to record a program on your DVD
recorder while watching another program on your TV.
TV
1
2
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Disconnect the antenna plug (1) from your TV and connect it to the DVD
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2
Using the supplied antenna cable (2), connect the DVD recorder’s TV socket to
your TV’s antenna input.
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the TV
The necessary cable connections must be made before you can record or playback TV
programmes using your DVD recorder.
Note
What is a SCART cable?
The SCART or Euro AV cable serves as the universal connector for picture, sound
and control signals. With this type of connection, there is practically no loss of quality in picture or sound transmission.
When you install your DVD recorder for the first time, select one of the following
options:
Connecting with a SCART cable and Easy Link
If your TV is equipped with “Easy Link” and you wish to use a SCART cable.
Connecting with cable without Easy Link
If your TV is not equipped with “Easy Link” and you wish to use a SCART cable,
S-Video (Y/C) cable,Video (CVBS) cable.
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Connecting with a SCART cable and
“Easy Link”
Your DVD recorder can exchange information with your TV using “Easy Link”.Your TV
channels can also be transferred in the same order from your TV to your DVD
recorder using “Easy Link”.
Please see your TV's operating instructions.
EasyLink
loading data from TV;
please wait
1
Connect a SCART cable (for Easylink) to the DVD recorder’s EXT 1 TO TV-I/O
SCART socket.
2
Connect the other end of the SCART cable to a SCART input on your TV.
3
Turn on the TV.
4
Plug one end of the supplied mains cable to the DVD recorder’s
the other end into an AC outlet.
5
A message appears on the screen announcing that the transfer has started. “EASY
LINK” appears on the display during transfer.
The TV transfers all saved TV channels, in the same order, to the DVD recorder.
This may take several minutes.
MAINS and
Notes
✘ “Time”, “Year”, “Month”, “Date” appears on the TV screen
Normally the date and time are taken from the data sent by the TV channel
stored on programme P01. If the aerial signal is too weak or there is excessive
interference, you should set the date and time manually:
1 Check if the time in “Time” is correct.
2 If required, change the time with the number buttons 0..9 on your remote control.
3 Select the next line with v or w.
4 Check if the displayed settings for “Year”, “Month” and “Date” are correct.
5 When all information is correct, save by pressing ENTER/OK.
Notes
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Audio language
English
Español
Français
Português
Italiano
Press OK to continue
✘ I can see more installation menus on my TV set
Not all the necessary data has been transferred. Please enter the settings by
hand as follows. For more information on the various functions see “Initial installation” in “Installing your DVD recorder”.
1 Select the desired audio language using w or v and confirm with ENTER/OK.
2 Select the desired subtitle language with w or v and confirm with ENTER/OK.
3 Select the desired screen format position using w or v.
“4:3 letterbox” For a 4:3 TV set; cinema format (black bars above and below
the picture)
“4:3 panscan” For a 4:3 TV set; full height format with the sides cut off
For a 16:9 TV set
“16:9”
4 Confirm with ENTER/OK.
5 Select the country of your residence with w or v.
If your country does not appear, select “Other”.
6 Confirm with ENTER/OK.
Initial installation is now complete.
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Connecting cable without “Easy
Link”
If your TV is not equipped with “Easy Link”, you need to connect the DVD recorder to
your TV using one of the following connection (the connection you choose will most
likely depend on the connections supported by your TV).
SCART (best picture quality)
SCART connections offer the best picture quality, so if your TV has a SCART
input, use it.
By using the DVD recorder’s user preferences, you can select whether the EXT
1 TO TV-I/O SCART socket outputs video signals in RGB or S-Video format.
RGB offers the best picture quality.
S-Video (very good picture quality)
S-Video connections offer better picture quality than composite video, so if your
TV has an S-Video input, use it.
Composite video (good picture quality)
If your TV has neither SCART nor S-Video inputs, use a composite video connection.
Using a SCART cable without “Easy Link”
Since SCART cables carry video and audio signals, only one cable is necessary.
TV
1
2
SCART
3
1
Connect the supplied SCART cable (3) to the DVD recorder’s EXT 1 TO TV-I/
O socket.
2
Connect the other end of the SCART cable to a SCART input on your TV.
Notes
My TV has several SCART sockets. Which one should I use?
Select the SCART socket that is suitable for both video output and for video input.
My TV shows me a selection menu for the SCART socket
Select “VCR” as the source for this SCART socket.
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Turn on the TV.
4
Plug one end of the supplied mains cable to the DVD recorder’s
MAINS and
the other end into an AC outlet.
The most important features of the DVD recorder will appear in scrolling text on
the display. After the first installation is completed this function will be turned off.
How you turn on this function again, read in the section “standby” in the chapter
“User preferences” .
5
Turn on the DVD recorder using B/I. “IS TV ON?” will appear on the display.
6
If the connection was properly made and your TV was automatically turned to the
programme number for the SCART socket, e.g. “EXT”, “0”, “AV”, you will see the
following picture:
Notes
Virgin mode
✘ My screen is empty.
Menu language
English
Español
Français
Italiano
Deutsch
Press OK to continue
✓ Many TVs are switched by the DVD recorder to the programme number for the
SCART socket by way of a control signal sent through the SCART cable.
✓ If the TV does not automatically switch to the SCART socket programme number, manually change to the corresponding programme number on your TV set
(see your TV's operating instructions).
✓ Check that the SCART cable is connected from the TV to the EXT 1 TO TV-I/O
socket on the DVD recorder. The EXT 2 AUX-I/O socket is intended only for
additional devices.
Then, read the paragraph on “Initial installation” in “Installing your DVD recorder”.
Using an S-Video cable
Since S-Video cables carry only video signals, separate audio connections are necessary.
TV
2
Antenna In
1
4
S-video In
Analog
audio In
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Using an S-Video cable (4), connect the DVD recorder’s S-VIDEO output to an
S-Video input on your TV.
2
Using an AUDIO L/R cable (5), connect the DVD recorder’s AUDIO L/R outputs
to the analog audio inputs on your TV. Connect white-to-white and red-to-red).
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Using a composite video cable
TV
2
Antenna In
1
6
Composite
video In
Analog
audio In
5
1
Using a composite video cable (6), connect the DVD recorder’s VIDEO (CVBS)
output to a composite video input on your TV.
2
Using an AUDIO L/R cable (5), connect the DVD recorder’s AUDIO L/R outputs
to the analog audio inputs on your TV. Connect white-to-white and red-to-red).
Connecting AV equipment to the
EXT 2 AUX-I/O SCART socket
You can connect a set-top box, satellite receiver, cable tuner, camcorder, or other AV
device to the DVD recorder’s EXT 2 AUX-I/O SCART socket. When AV signals from
the device connected to this socket are detected, the DVD recorder automatically
feeds those signals through to its EXT 1 TO TV-I/O socket so that you can see the
picture on your TV. This works even when the DVD recorder is turned off.
When the DVD recorder is on, you can use the remote control’s TV/DVD button to
select the device connected to the EXT 2 AUX-I/O SCART socket (TV) or DVD
playback (DVD).
Connecting a VCR
You can connect a VCR to the DVD recorder’s EXT 2 AUX-I/O SCART socket.
If you have an S-VHS VCR, you could connect the DVD recorder’s S-VIDEO output
to an S-Video input on the VCR, and connect the DVD recorder’s AUDIO L/R outputs
to analog audio inputs on the VCR.
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Notes
Most prerecorded video cassettes and DVDs are copy protected. If you
try to copy them, the message “COPY PROT” will appear on the DVD
recorder’s display.
If the DVD recorder displays the message “NO SIGNAL” when copying a
video cassette:
• Check that the cables are connected securely.
• Try adjusting the VCR’s tracking function.
• The DVD recorder may not recognize the video signal if it’s weak or does not
conform to normal video standards.
When copying DVD-Video discs or prerecorded video cassettes, the picture is fuzzy and the brightness changes continuously?
• This happens when you copy a DVD or video cassette that uses copy protection.
Playback of the original is OK, but the DVD+R(W) recording will be unwatchable. This is normal with copy-protected DVDs and video cassettes.
Connecting your camcorder
You can transfer your home movies to DVD by connecting your camcorder to the AV
sockets on the DVD recorder’s front panel, as shown.
Best picture quality
If you have a DV or Digital 8 camcorder, using its i-link cable (7), connect the camcorder’s i-link DV output to the DVD recorder’s DV input.
During the transfer, the original recording dates and times of your home movies will be
recorded on the DVD as subtitles. During DVD playback, you can view this information
by using the Subtitle function.
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6
5
7
Very good picture quality
If you have a Hi-8 or S-VHS-C camcorder, using an S-Video cable (4), connect the camcorder’s S-Video output to the DVD recorder’s S VIDEO input. And, using an AUDIO
L/R cable (5), connect the camcorder’s analog audio outputs to the DVD recorder’s
AUDIO L/R inputs.
Good picture quality
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connect the camcorder’s composite video output to the DVD recorder’s VIDEO input.
And, using an AUDIO L/R cable (5), connect the camcorder’s analog audio outputs to
the DVD recorder’s AUDIO L/R inputs.
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Basic playback connections
The following connections allow you to enjoy DVD playback via your AV receiver.
Composite
video In
TV
Antenna In
AV Receiver
11
S video In
10
SCART
7
2
1
3
8
9
1
Connect an S-Video cable (7) from the DVD recorder’s S-VIDEO output to an
S-Video input on your AV receiver.
2
Connect a composite video cable (8) from the DVD recorder’s VIDEO (CVBS)
output to a composite video input on your AV receiver.
3
Connect an AUDIO L/R cable (9) from the DVD recorder’s AUDIO L/R outputs
to a pair of analog audio inputs on your AV receiver.
4
If your AV receiver has an S-Video output and your TV has an S-Video input, connect an S-Video cable (10) from the AV receiver’s output to an S-Video input on
your TV.
5
If your AV receiver has no S-Video output or your TV has no S-Video input, connect a composite video cable (11) from the AV receiver’s composite video output
to a composite video input on your TV.
6
Connect a SCART cable (3) from the DVD recorder’s EXT 1 TO TV-1/O SCART
socket to a SCART socket on your TV. This direct connection to your TV allows
you to enjoy DVD playback the best picture quality.
Note
If your AV amp has several video inputs and outputs, you can connect your VCR,
set-top box, LD player, etc., to its video inputs and connect your TV to its video
output. Then you can select your various video sources by using the input selector
on your AV amp.
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Surround sound connections
To enjoy surround sound (Dolby Digital, DTS, MPEG-2), you need to connect one of
the DVD recorder’s digital audio outputs to a multichannel AV amp with an appropriate
surround-sound decoder built-in.
Composite
video In
TV
Antenna In
11
S video In
AV Receiver
10
SCART
4
2
8
12
1
3
13
Your DVD recorder has both coaxial and optical digital audio outputs. The format you
choose will most likely depend on the formats supported by your AV amp.You don’t
need to connect both cables, and their sound quality is identical.
1
Connect a coaxial (12) or optical (13) digital audio cable from the DVD
recorder’s COAX OUT or OPTICAL OUT to a coaxial or optical digital
audio input on the AV receiver.
You can use a composite video cable instead of a dedicated coaxial digital audio cable.
Note
An unpleasant digital noise may be heard if you select a DVD soundtrack that uses
an audio format that is not supported by your AV amp. For example, you select a
DTS soundtrack and your AV amp does not support DTS. The format of the currently selected soundtrack can be displayed onscreen in the menu bar. Six-channel
(5.1) surround-sound playback is only possible with a multichannel AV amp that supports Dolby Digital, DTS, or MPEG-2.
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Recording connections
To record materials from your VCR etc. to your DVD recorder via your AV receiver,
you can use a commercially available SCART adapter. See a connection example below.
AV Receiver
11
10
12
13
14
15
VCR
Antenna In
Set top box
SCART
2
1
3
1
If your VCR or set-top box is connected to your AV receiver with an S-Video
cable, connect an S-Video cable (12) from your AV receiver’s S-Video output to
the S-Video input on the SCART adapter.
2
If your VCR or set-top box is connected to your AV receiver with a composite
video cable, connect a composite video cable (13) from the AV receiver’s composite video output to the composite video input on the SCART adapter.
Connect either the S-Video or composite video cables to the SCART adapter, not
both. S-Video offers better picture quality.
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Connect an AUDIO L/R cable (14) from the AV receiver’s analog audio outputs to
the left and right audio inputs on the SCART adapter.
4
Plug the SCART adapter (15) into the DVD recorder’s EXT 2 AUX-I/O SCART
socket.
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Power supply
•) Make sure that all necessary connections are made before connecting the DVD
recorder to the power supply.
•) Plug the power cable supplied into the Power connector on the rear of the
recorder.
•) Plug the mains plug into an AC outlet.
Note
Always check if the local mains voltage matches the required 220V - 240V.
When the recorder is in the Standby position, it is still consuming some power.
If you wish to disconnect your DVD recorder completely from the mains, withdraw the plug
from the AC Outlet.
Switching on
•) Turn on the TV and select the programme number that you have chosen for video
playback (see operating manual for your TV).
•) Press STANDBY/ON.
– The recorder display lights up. If you have not yet installed your DVD recorder, it
will enter ‘Initial Setup mode.’ In this mode you will have to set your personal
preferences.
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4. Installing your DVD recorder
Initial installation
After successfully connecting your DVD recorder to the TV set and other additional
devices as described in the previous chapters, this chapter will show you how to start
the initial installation.
The DVD recorder automatically seeks out and stores all available TV channels.
Tip
Connecting additional devices
If you have connected additional devices such as a satellite receiver to the aerial
cable, switch them on. The automatic channel search will recognize it and save it.
No aerial connected
Even if you only want to use the DVD recorder to play back or have only connected
a satellite receiver, you must still complete the initial installation.
This is necessary so that the basic settings are stored correctly. Once initial installation is complete you can use the DVD recorder as normal.
1
Select the desired language for the on-screen menu by pressing w or v.
Virgin mode
Question
Menu language
English
Español
Français
Italiano
Deutsch
Press OK to continue
What is an on-screen menu?
The multi-language on-screen menu takes the mystery out of using your new DVD
recorder. All settings and/or functions are displayed on your TV screen in the relevant language.
2
Confirm with ENTER/OK.
3
Select the desired audio language using w or v.
Virgin mode
Audio language
English
Español
Français
Português
Italiano
Press OK to continue
Question
What is an audio language?
The DVD will play the sound in the language you select, provided this language is
available on the disc. If it is not available on the disc the fist language on the DVD
will be used instead. The DVD Video Disc menu, if available, will also be displayed in
the language you select.
4
Confirm with ENTER/OK.
5
Select the desired language for the subtitles by pressing w or v.
Virgin mode
Subtitle language
English
Español
Français
Português
Italiano
Press OK to continue
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The subtitles will be displayed in the language you select, provided this language is
available on the disc. If it is not available on the disc the fist language on the DVD
will be used instead.
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Confirm with ENTER/OK.
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Virgin mode
TV shape
4:3 letterbox
4:3 panscan
16:9
Select the desired screen format position using w or v.
These settings will only be used if you insert a DVD that contains this information.
Question
Which screen formats can I select?
“4:3 letterbox” for a “wide-screen” (cinema format) picture with black bars at the
top and bottom.
“4:3 panscan” for a full-height picture with the sides trimmed.
“16:9”
for a wide-screen TV set (screen edge ratio 16:9)
Press OK to continue
8
Confirm with ENTER/OK.
9
Select the country of your residence with w or v.
If your country does not appear, select “Others”.
Virgin mode
Question
Country
Austria
Belgium
Denmark
Finland
France
Press OK to continue
Why do I have to select a country?
To call up the specific settings for the respective country, you must first install the
country.
0
Confirm with ENTER/OK.
A
After you connect the aerial (or cable TV, satellite receiver, etc.) to the DVD
recorder, press ENTER/OK.
The automatic TV channel search starts. “WAIT” will appear on the display.
Installation
Autom. search
Problem
✘ The DVD recorder cannot find any TV stations
Searching for TV channels
✓ Select channel 1 on the TV set. Can you see the stored TV channel on the TV
set?
If not, check the cable connection from the aerial (aerial socket) to the DVD
recorder and to the TV set.
✓ Please have patience.
The DVD recorder searches the entire frequency range in order to find and save
the largest possible number of TV channels.
✓ If you have not connected an aerial, go through all the basic settings right to the
end and then, if you wish, start the automatic search (see “Automatic TV station
search”).
00 Channels found
Please wait
B
When the automatic TV channel search is complete, “Autom.search complete”
will appear on the TV screen.
“Time”, “Year”, “Month”, “Date” will then appear on the TV screen.
C
Check if the time in “Time” is correct.
D
If required, change the time with the number buttons 0..9 on your remote control.
E
Select the next line with v or w.
F
Check if the displayed settings for “Year”, “Month” and “Date” are correct.
G
When all information is correct, save by pressing ENTER/OK.
Autom. search
Autom. search complete
00 Channels found
Time
Year
Month
Date
20:01
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01
01
To continue
Press OK
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Tip
Satellite receiver
If you are connecting a satellite receiver, please read the section on “Using a satellite
receiver”.
Decoder
If you are connecting a decoder, you must install it as described in the next section.
Problem
✘ Sound may be distorted on some TV channels.
✓ If the sound is distorted on any of the stored TV channels or if there is no sound
at all, the wrong TV system may have been stored for the TV channel. Read
“Manual TV channel search” for information on how to change the TV system.
Using a satellite receiver
TV channels from a satellite receiver (connected to scart socket EXT 2 AUX-I/O) are
received on the DVD recorder on programme number “EXT2”
If necessary, use the MONITOR button to switch to the internal tuner.
Select programme number “EXT1” with 0 on the remote control and then select programme number “EXT2” with w.
You should select the TV channels to be received by the satellite receiver directly on
the receiver itself.
Allocating a decoder
Some TV channels send coded TV signals that can only be viewed properly with a purchased or rented decoder.You can connect such a decoder (descrambler) to your DVD
recorder. The following function automatically activates the connected decoder for the
TV channel you want to watch.
Question
How do I allocate the decoder for Easy Link?
If your TV set supports “Easy Link” the decoder must be assigned to the relevant TV
channel on the TV set (see the operating instructions for your TV set). Settings cannot then be made in this menu.
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Switch on the TV set. If required, select the programme number for the DVD
recorder.
2
Switch on the DVD recorder using B/I.
3
Use the v and w buttons or the number buttons 0..9 on the remote control to
select the TV channel for which you want to use the decoder. If necessary, use the
MONITOR button to switch to the internal tuner.
4
Press the SYSTEM-MENU button on the remote control. The menu bar
appears.
5
Select “
6
Select “Installation” using w or v and confirm with u.
” symbol with t or u.
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Channel/freq.
Entry/search
Programme number
TV channel name
Decoder
TV system
NICAM
Fine tuning
CH
01
01
BBC1
Off
PAL-BG
On
0
To store
Press OK
7
Select “Manual search” using w or v and confirm with u.
8
Select “Decoder” using w or v.
9
Select “On” with t or u.
Question
How do I switch the decoder off again?
Use u to select “Off” in the “Decoder” line on the screen (Decoder off).
0
Confirm with ENTER/OK.
A
To end, press SYSTEM-MENU.
Your decoder has now been allocated to this TV channel.
Manual TV channel search
In some cases, not all of the available TV channels may have been found and stored during initial installation. In this case, you will need to search for and store the missing or
coded TV channels manually.
Tip
Manual search with EasyLink
With “Easy Link”, the DVD recorder will automatically download the TV channels
stored on the TV set. This is why some lines have no function. To store new TV
channels, they must first be stored on the TV set. The information will then be
transferred to the DVD recorder automatically.
Installation
Manual search
Channel/freq.
Entry/search
Programme number
TV channel name
Decoder
TV system
NICAM
Fine tuning
CH
01
01
BBC1
Off
PAL-BG
On
0
To store
Press OK
1
Switch on the TV set. If required, select the programme number for the DVD
recorder.
2
Switch on the DVD recorder using B/I.
3
Press SYSTEM-MENU on the remote control. The menu bar appears.
4
Select “
5
Select “Installation” using w or v and confirm with u.
6
Select “Manual search” using w or v and confirm with u.
7
In “Channel/freq.”, select the desired display using u.
“Freq.”(Frequency), “CH” (Channel), “S-CH” (Special/hyperband channel)
8
In “Entry/search”, enter the frequency or channel of the TV station using the
number buttons 0..9.
Problem
✘ I don’t know the channel for my TV station
✓ In this case, press u to start the automatic search. A changing channel number/
frequency number will appear on the TV screen.
Continue the automatic search until you have found the TV channel you are
looking for.
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” symbol with t or u.
Using t or u in “Programme number”, select the programme number you want
to use for the TV channel, e.g. “01”.
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Tip
How can I change the symbol of a TV channel?
1 In “TV channel name”, press u.
2 Select the desired symbol position using t or u.
3 Change the symbol at the symbol position with w or v.
4 Select the next symbol position in the same way.
5 Keep pressing u until the cursor disappears.
Tip
How can I change the TV system of the TV channel?
In “TV system”, use t or u to select the TV system that produces the least distortion of picture and sound.
What is NICAM?
NICAM is a digital sound transmission system. Using NICAM, you can transmit
either 1 stereo channel or 2 separate mono channels. However, if reception is poor
and the sound distorted you can turn off NICAM.
In “NICAM”, select “Off” using t or u.
How can I improve the automatic process for storing channels?
To change the automatic process for storing channels (fine tuning), select “Fine tuning”.
Using t or u you can try to fine-tune the TV channel manually.
0
Press ENTER/OK to store the TV channel.
A
To search for other TV channels, begin again at 8.
B
To end, press SYSTEM-MENU.
Sorting TV channels automatically
(Follow TV)
When the automatic channel search function is activated, the TV channels are stored in
a specific order.This may differ from the order in which the TV channels appear on your
TV set.
This function changes the order of the TV channels stored in your DVD recorder to
match the order on the TV set.
This only works if the DVD recorder (EXT 1 TO TV-I/O socket) and the TV set are
connected with a scart cable.
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Switch on the TV set. If required, select the programme number for the DVD
recorder.
2
Switch on the DVD recorder using B/I.
3
Press the SYSTEM-MENU button on the remote control. The menu bar
appears.
4
Select “
5
Select “Installation” using w or v and confirm with u.
6
Select line “Follow TV” with w or v and confirm with the u button.
7
Confirm the message on the screen with ENTER/OK. “TV 01” will appear in the
DVD recorder display.
8
Select programme number “1” on the TV set.
” symbol with t or u.
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Problem
✘ I cannot switch my TV set to programme number “1”
✓ If you have connected additional devices to the EXT 2 AUX-I/O socket, please
disconnect these devices. Other connected devices may have switched the TV
set to the programme number of the scart socket.
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Confirm with ENTER/OK on the DVD recorder remote control.
“WAIT” will appear in the display. The DVD recorder compares the TV channels
on the TV set and the DVD recorder.
If the DVD recorder finds the same TV channel as on the TV set it stores it at
“P01”.
Problem
✘ “NOTV” will appear in the display.The DVD recorder is not
receiving a video signal from the TV set.
✓ Check the connectors at both ends of the scart cable.
✓ Check your TV’s operating instructions to see which scart socket is used for
video signals.
✓ If the problem persists, you won’t be able to use this feature.
Please read “Adding and clearing TV channels manually”.
0
Wait until for example “TV 02” appears in the display.
A
Select the next programme number on the TV set, e.g. “2”.
B
Confirm with ENTER/OK on the DVD recorder remote control.
Tip
Deleting sorting
You can delete incorrect TV channel sorting by pressing t.
C
Repeat steps 0 to B until you have assigned all the TV channels.
D
To end, press SYSTEM-MENU.
Automatic TV channel search
During installation, all available TV channels are searched for and stored. If the channel
assignments of your cable or satellite TV provider change or if you are reinstalling the
DVD recorder, e.g. after moving house, you can start this procedure again. This will
replace the stored TV channels with the new ones.
Question
What does Easy Link do?
With Easylink, you can search for and store TV channels only on the TV set. These
settings are accepted by the DVD recorder. Use this function to start the transfer
of TV channels from the TV set.
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Switch on the TV set. If required, select the programme number for the DVD
recorder.
2
Switch on the DVD recorder using B/I.
3
Press SYSTEM-MENU on the remote control. The menu bar appears.
4
Select “
5
Select “Installation” using w or v and confirm with u.
6
Select “Autom.search” using w or v.
” symbol with t or u.
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Installation
Autom. search
Searching for TV channels
00 Channels found
Please wait
7
Press u.
8
The automatic TV channel search starts. This allows the DVD recorder to save all
available TV channels. This procedure may take several minutes.
9
When all the TV channels have been found, “Autom.search complete” will
appear on the TV screen.
0
To end, press SYSTEM-MENU.
You can read about how to search for a TV channel manually in “Manual TV channel
search”.
Adding and clearing TV channels
manually
After you have performed the automatic channel search you may not agree with the
sequence in which the individual TV channels have been allocated to the programme
positions (programme numbers).You can use this function to rearrange the TV channels
already stored or to delete TV channels you don’t want or those with poor reception.
Tip
EasyLink
With Easylink, you can search for and store TV channels only on the TV set. These
settings are then accepted by the DVD recorder. That is why you cannot select this
function manually.
The teletext clock resets automatically
If you store a TV channel which transmits TXT/PDC on programme number “P01”,
the date and time will automatically be transmitted and constantly updated. As a
result, the changes from summer time to winter time and back again will be made
automatically.
Installation
Sort TV channels
...
P01 BBC1
P02 BBC2
P03 ITV
P04
P05
P06
...
To sort
Press >
1
Switch on the TV set. If required, select the programme number for the DVD
recorder.
2
Switch on the DVD recorder. Press the SYSTEM-MENU button on the remote
control. The menu bar appears.
3
Select “
4
Select “Installation” using w or v and confirm with u.
5
Select “Sort TV channels” using w or v and confirm with u.
6
Using v or w select the TV channel that you want to delete or whose order you
want to change.
7
Confirm with u.
Tip
Deleting TV channels
Unwanted channels or those with poor reception can be deleted using CLEAR.
Proceed at step 6 to continue or at 0 to finish.
To exit press
SYSTEM MENU
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8
Using w or v, shift the TV channel to the desired position and press the t button.
The DVD recorder will insert the TV channel.
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Repeat steps 6 to 8 until you have resorted/deleted all the TV channels you
want.
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0
To store, press ENTER/OK.
A
To end, press SYSTEM-MENU.
Setting the language/country
You can select the country and, for DVD playback, the language for the subtitles and
the audio language. Please note that with some DVDs the audio language and/or subtitle language can be changed only via the DVD menu.
For bilingual shows you can also select the sound channel of the TV station for recording.
You also have the option of setting one of the displayed languages for the on-screen
menu (OSD). However, the DVD recorder display will only display English text regardless of this setting.
1
Switch on the TV set. If required, select the programme number for the DVD
recorder.
2
Switch on the DVD recorder using B/I.
3
Press SYSTEM-MENU on the remote control. The menu bar appears.
4
Select “
5
Select line “Language” with w or v and confirm with the u button.
6
Select the appropriate line and confirm with u.
” symbol with t or u.
n
Playback audio
Recording audio
Subtitle
Menu
Country
Tip
Language
English
Language I
English
Einglish
Others
Which settings can I choose?
“Playback audio” : Playback language (audio language)
“Recording audio” : Type of audio recording “Language I” or “Language II”
“Subtitle” : Subtitle language
“Menu”: Language of the OSD menu
“Country” : Location (country)
7
Select the appropriate setting using w or v and confirm with ENTER/OK.
8
To end, press SYSTEM-MENU.
Switching over audio recording (2-channel
sound)
n
Playback audio
Recording audio
Subtitle
Menu
Country
Language
English
Language I
English
Einglish
Others
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Some TV programmes transmit an extra audio signal in stereo in addition to the normal
audio signal (2-channel sound). In most cases this means that an additional language is
available. If a TV programme is available in, say, English and German, German may be
available as the second language.
To record TV programmes in stereo or 2-channel sound you can select Stereo or the
language you want as the default setting. This setting does not become active until the
sound of a TV programme is transmitted in 2-channel sound.
When you play back the recording you can play back the sound only in the language you
used for the recording.
1
Switch on the TV set. If required, select the programme number for the DVD
recorder.
2
Switch on the DVD recorder using B/I.
3
Press SYSTEM-MENU on the remote control. The menu bar appears.
4
Select “
” symbol with t or u.
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Select line “Language” with w or v and confirm with the u button.
6
Select line “Recording audio” and confirm with u.
7
Select “Language I” or “Language II” with w or v and confirm with ENTER/
OK.
8
To end, press SYSTEM-MENU.
Setting the time and date
If the display shows an incorrect time or “--:--”, the time and date must be reset manually.
If a TV channel which transmits TXT/PDC (teletext/PDC) is stored under programme
number “P01”, the time and date will automatically be taken from the TXT/PDC information.
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Time/Date
Time
Year
Month
Date
Clock preset
1
Press SYSTEM-MENU on the remote control. The menu bar appears.
2
Select “
3
Select “Installation” using w or v and confirm with u.
4
Select “Time/Date” using w or v and confirm with u.
5
Check if the time in “Time” is correct. If required, change the time with the number buttons 0..9 on your remote control.
6
Check “Year”, “Month” and “Date” in the same way. To move between the fields,
use w or v.
20:00
2003
01
01
01
Problem
✘ Time/date is displayed incorrectly despite manual setting
✓ With “SMART CLOCK”, time/date is transferred from the TV channel saved on
“P01” and automatically corrected.
You can either enter another TV channel for transferring the data or disable the
function.
In the line “Clock preset” select the relevant TV channel with t or u.
To disable, select “Off”.
To exit press
SYSTEM MENU
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Check the displayed settings and confirm with ENTER/OK.
“Stored” will appear briefly on the screen.
8
To end, press SYSTEM-MENU.
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5. On-screen information
You can check or change many of the functions and settings of your DVD recorder via
the system menu bar. The menu bar cannot be displayed during recording.
Symbols in the menu bar
Press SYSTEM-MENU to open and close the menu bar (main menu). Use t and u to
select the relevant function. Use w to confirm the function and go either to another
menu or execute the function directly.
Some functions may not be available, depending on the disc inserted.
Menu bar 1
User preferences
Title/track
Chapter/index
Audio language
Subtitle language
Camera angle
Zoom
Menu bar 2
While menu bar 1 is being displayed you can go to menu bar 2 by pressing u again.
d
Sound
Frame advance
H
Slow motion
R
Fast forward
Search by time
Field for temporary messages
The top left corner of the menu line contains a field for temporary messages relating to
the various operating modes. This information appears briefly on the screen when certain disc functions have been activated:
Shuffle
Scan
Repeat entire disc
Repeat title
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Repeat track
Repeat chapter
Repeat from A to the end
Repeat from A to B
Camera angle
Child lock enabled
Resume playback
Illegal action
Status field
The status field shows the current operating mode (status) of the DVD recorder and
the type of disc inserted. This display can be disabled.
Disc type symbols
DVD+RW
DVD+R
DVD-Video
Video-CD
No disc
Error
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English
Operating mode symbols
Recording
Stop
Playback
Playback-Pause
Record-Pause
Search forwards (8x speed)
Search backwards (8x speed)
Slow motion
Tuner information box
This field is located in the bottom left-hand corner of the screen. The aerial signal, the
TV channel and the TV channel name for the selected programme are displayed.
Current channel/selected input socket
No signal
The TV channel is not available/the additional device is not connected or it is switched off
Copy-protected signal
Timer information box
This box appears above the tuner information box. When a timer recording is set, it
shows the timer icon and the start time or date of the first programme to be recorded.
If no timer recording is scheduled, the current time is displayed.
This box disappears during playback of a disc or after a recording starts.
Timer starts on the day shown
OTR recording runs until the stop time displayed
Current time
No timer event programmed
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6. Playback
General notes on playback
With this DVD recorder you can play back the following systems:
•) DVD Video
•) (Super) Video CD Disc
•) DVD+RW Disc
•) DVD+R Disc
•) DVD-RW (video mode, finalised)
•) DVD-R
•) CD-R
•) CD-RW
•) Audio CD
•) MP3 CD
You can operate the video recorder using the remote control or the buttons on the
front of the DVD recorder.
Problem
✘ The display will read “PIN”
✓ The child lock has been activated for the inserted disc. Read the sections on
“Child lock” and “Releasing a disc” in the chapter on “Access control (child
lock)”.
✘ The menu on the screen is showing an “X”
✓ Some DVD discs can be manufactured so that certain steps are required before
the disc can be played, or so that only limited operation is possible during playback. When an “X” appears on the screen the selected feature is not possible.
✘ The screen is showing regional code information
✓ Since DVD films are not normally released in all parts of the world at the same
time, all DVD players have a specific regional code. Discs can be given a regional
code. If the regional codes differ between the player and the disc, playback is not
possible.
✓ The regional code is shown on the label on the back of the machine.
✓ The regional code does not apply to recordable DVD discs.
Inserting a disc
1
Press the F (Open/Close) button on the front. The disc tray will open. While
the disc tray is opening, “OPENING” and then “TRAY OPEN” when the tray is
fully open.
2
Carefully place the disc in the tray with the label facing up and press PLAY
or
F (Open/Close) “CLOSING” and then “READING” will appear in the display.
The information on the disc will be read.
Question
How do I insert a double-sided DVD?
Double-sided discs do not have labelling over the whole surface. The labelling for
each side is in the centre of the disc. To play a side its label must be facing up.
Tip
Opening/closing the tray using the remote control
You can open and close the disc tray using the remote control.
Press and hold the STOP
button on the remote control until the dialog box
shows “OPENING” or “CLOSING”.
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Playback
English
A menu may appear when a DVD is played back. If the titles and chapters are numbered, press a number button on the remote control.You can also use the t, u, v, w
buttons or number buttons 0..9 to select a menu item and confirm with ENTER/OK.
You can also access the menu using TOP-MENU on the remote control.
For further information see “Playing a DVD video disc”.
When a DVD+RW is played back the index overview appears. Using w, v, t, y
select the title you want to play back.
Confirm with ENTER/OK.
For further information see “Playing back a DVD+RW/+R Disc”.
If playback does not start automatically, press PLAY
For further information see “Playing an audio CD”.
DIGITAL VIDEO
.
If the “A” symbol appears in the display, start playback by pressing PLAY .
If a menu appears on the screen, use the remote control buttons indicated on the
screen to select the menu option you want (PREV=t, NEXT=y) or with the number buttons 0..9.
For further information see “Playing a (Super) Video CD”.
Playing a DVD video disc
1
If playback does not start automatically, press PLAY
This will appear on the display:
title, chapter, elapsed time.
2
To stop playback, press STOP
recorder.
3
To eject the disc, press F (Open/Close) on the front of the DVD recorder.
.
on the remote control or A on the DVD
Playing a DVD+RW/ +R disc
1
If the disc is write-protected or a finalized DVD+R disc, playback starts automatically.
2
If playback does not start automatically, use the w or v button to select the title
you want to play on the index screen.
You can also use the t or y button on the front.
3
Press the PLAY
button.
This will appear on the display:
title number, recording quality.
Problem
✘ I can see the message “EMPTYDISC”
✓ The disc does not contain any recordings.
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To stop playback, press STOP
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5
To eject the disc, press F (Open/Close) on the front of the DVD recorder.
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Question
What should I note when playing back different recording types (qualities)?
The correct recording quality “M1, M2, M2x, M3, M4, M6” will automatically be
selected during playback.
For more information see the section on “Selecting the recording type (quality)” in
the chapter on “Manual recording”.
Playing an audio CD
You can also use the DVD recorder to play audio CDs.
1
Insert an audio CD. Playback starts automatically.
Tip
Audio CD display
If the TV is on, the audio CD screen appears automatically.
During playback, the current track number and its elapsed playing time will show on
the TV screen and on the recorder display.
2
Stop playback using STOP
played.
. The number of tracks and the total time are dis-
Playing an MP3 CD
MP3 (MPEG1 Audio Layer-3) files are highly compressed music files. Using this technology the data volume can be compressed by a factor of 10. This means it is possible to
record 10 hours of music in CD quality on a single CD-ROM.
When creating MP3 CDs please note the following:
File system: ISO9660
Directory structure: maximum of 8 levels
Formats: *.mp3
Filenames: maximum of 12 characters (8+3)
Maximum of 32 albums, 999 titles
Supported sampling frequencies: 32, 44.1, 48 (kHz). Music with sampling frequencies
other than these will be skipped.
Supported bit rates: 32, 64, 96, 128, 192, 256 (kbit/s)
ID3 Tag:Version 1, 1.1. In later versions the directory name is displayed as the album
and the filename as the title.
Important notes for playback:
Only the first session of a multi-session CD will play back.
1
Insert an MP3 CD. Playback starts automatically.
Tip
MP3 CD display
If the TV is on, the MP3 CD screen appears automatically.
During playback, the current track number and its elapsed playing time will show on
the TV screen and on the recorder display.
Further information on the album, track and artist will also be displayed if included
in the ID tag.
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Stop playback using STOP
. The number of albums is displayed in the display.
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Tip
Additional playback features
Using t or y select the next or previous title.
You can also use the TITLE/CHAP button to select titles and albums.
1 Press the TITLE/CHAP button and use the u or t button to select the “T”
symbol for title or “C” for chapter.
2 Use the w or v buttons or the number buttons 0..9 on the remote control to
select the number of the title/chapter.
You can also use the repeat functions (REPEAT button).
Playing a (Super) Video CD
(Super) Video CDs may be equipped with PBC (Play Back Control). This means that
special playback functions (menus) can be directly selected. The video CD must be PBC
compatible (see CD case). When PBC is active, no information will be shown on the
DVD recorder display.
“PBC” is active in the default settings.
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If the “ ” symbol appears in the display, start playback by pressing PLAY
.
2
If a menu appears on the screen, use the remote control buttons indicated on the
screen to select the menu option you want (PREV=t, NEXT=y) or with the
number buttons 0..9.
If a PBC menu consists of a list of titles, you can select a title directly.
3
Use RETURN to go back to the previous menu.
4
Stop playback using STOP
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7. Additional playback features
Changing to another title/chapter
If there is more than one title or chapter on a disc you can change to another title or
chapter as follows. However if there are several chapters within a title, these will be
selected. The title can then still be selected via the menu bar.
1
During playback, press y to go to the next title/chapter. Press t to return to
the start of the current title/chapter. Press t twice to return to the start of the
previous title/chapter.
Tip
Use the TITLE/CHAP (title/chapter) button
1 Press TITLE/CHAP (title/chapter) and then use v or w to select the appropriate title.
Make sure the symbol “ ” (title) is selected in the menu bar.
2 Use TITLE/CHAP to select chapters within a title. Press TITLE/CHAP and
use u to select the “ ” symbol (chapter).
Now select the appropriate chapter with v, w or digit keys 0..9.
Searching a disc
1
During playback, press and hold e (reverse) or r (forwards) to switch to the
search feature.You can switch between the playback speeds using e/r.
2
To continue playback, press PLAY
at your chosen location.
Problem
✘ No sound
✓ The sound is switched off in search mode. This is not a fault in your machine.
Tip
Search feature via menu bar
1 During playback press SYSTEM-MENU on the remote control. The menu bar
will appear at the top of the screen.
2 Select the “R” symbol using u or t and confirm with w.
3 You can now use the t or u button to select different forward and backward
search speeds.
4 If necessary, switch the menu bar off with the SYSTEM-MENU button.
5 To continue playback, press PLAY
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Still picture
1
During playback, press PAUSE to stop playback and display a still picture.
It will proceed to a next frame when you press PAUSE again.
Tip
Frame advance via menu bar
1 During a still picture press SYSTEM-MENU on the remote control.
The menu bar will appear at the top of the screen.
2 Select the “
” symbol using u or t and confirm with w.
3 You can now use the t or u button to go forwards or backwards one frame at a
time.
4 If necessary, switch the menu bar off with the SYSTEM-MENU button.
2
To continue playback, press PLAY
.
Slow motion
1
During playback press PAUSE
to switch to slow motion.
2
You can switch between different speeds using e or r.
on the remote control. Now press e or r
Tip
Slow motion via menu bar
1 During playback press PAUSE and then SYSTEM-MENU on the remote
control. The menu bar will appear at the top of the screen.
2 Select the “H” symbol using u or t and confirm with w.
3 You can now use the t or u button to select different forward and backward
slow motion speeds.
4 If necessary, switch the menu bar off with the SYSTEM-MENU button.
3
To continue playback, press PLAY
.
Search by time
Using this feature you can select where playback should start (select elapsed time).
1
During playback press SYSTEM-MENU on the remote control. The menu bar
will appear at the top of the screen.
2
Select the “ ” symbol using u or t and confirm with w.
Playback is stopped and a box appears on the screen showing the elapsed time.
3
Enter the start time with the digit keys 0..9 from where playback should start.
4
Confirm with ENTER/OK.
Problem
✘ The time entered will flash on the screen
✓ The selected title is shorter than the time entered. Enter a new time.
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Repeat play
You can mark entire sections or the whole disc for endless playback. Depending on the
type of disc (DVD video, DVD+RW, video CD) you can select a chapter, title or the
entire disc. DVD+RW and DVD+R cannot repeat an entire disc.
1
Select the desired chapter, title or the entire disc and start playback.
2
During playback, press REPEAT. By pressing REPEAT recurrently you can make
a choice from the following options:
•) “
”: repeat chapter (DVD only)
•) “
”: repeat track/title
•) “
”: repeat entire disc
•) Display disappears: no repeat
3
To end the repeat, press the STOP
button.
You can also keep pressing the REPEAT button until the displays disappear.
Repeating a passage (A-B)
To repeat or loop a sequence in a title:
1
Press A-B at your chosen starting point;
appears on screen.
2
Press A-B again at your chosen end point;
repeat appears on screen, and the repeat sequence begins.
3
To exit the sequence, press A-B.
Shuffle
DVD Discs
This shuffles the playing order of chapters within a title, if the title has more than one
chapter.
1
Press SHUFFLE during playback.
2
To return to normal playback, press SHUFFLE again.
Video CDs
This shuffles the playing order of tracks within a disc, if the disc has more than one
tracks.
1
Press SHUFFLE during playback.
2
To return to normal playback, press SHUFFLE again.
Scan feature
This feature plays back the first 10 seconds of each chapter (DVD) or track (CD).
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During playback, press SCAN.
2
After 10 seconds the DVD recorder switches to the next chapter/index. To start
playback at the relevant chapter/index press PLAY .
Additional playback features
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Camera angle
If the disc contains sequences recorded from different camera angles, the angle box
appears, showing the number of available angles, and the angle being shown.You can
then change the camera angle if you wish.
1
Press ANGLE.
2
Use w or v to select the required angle in the angle box.
3
To go to any angle directly, enter the angle number using the numerical keys 0..9.
After a small delay, play changes to the selected angle. The angle box remains displayed until multiple angles are no longer available.
Tip
You can also use this function through an on-screen menu (a system menu bar).
Zoom feature
The Zoom function allows you to enlarge the video image and to pan through the
enlarged image.
1
Press Zoom.
2
Press w or v to activate the Zoom function and select the required zoom factor;
1.33 or 2 or 4.
The recorder will go into pause mode.
The selected zoom factor appears below the Zoom icon in the system menu bar
and “Press OK to pan” appears below the system menu bar.
The picture will change accordingly.
3
Press ENTER/OK to confirm the selection.
The panning icons appear on the screen.
4
Use v, w, u, t to pan all over the screen.
5
When ENTER/OK is pressed only the zoomed picture will be shown on the
screen.
6
Press
to exit zoom mode.
Tip
You can access to Zoom function by an on-screen menu (a system menu bar).
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Select the audio language
Many pre-recorded DVD discs have more than one audio language. The language initially selected for playback will be the one you selected when you first set up the DVD
recorder. However you can change the audio language of the inserted disc at any time.
You can change the audio language either using the menu of the inserted disc
(TOP MENU button) or the AUDIO button. The audio languages for DVD playback
in the two menus may be different. Please note that with some DVDs the audio language and/or subtitle language can be changed only via the DVD menu.
1
During playback press AUDIO.
2
Select the required audio language by pressing AUDIO repeatedly.
3
Play continues in the new audio language.
Tip
You can select an audio language in an on-screen menu (a system menu bar).
Subtitles
Many pre-recorded DVD discs have more than one subtitle language. The language initially selected for playback will be the one you selected when you first set up the DVD
recorder.
However you can change the subtitle language of the inserted disc at any time.
The subtitle languages in the menus may differ.
1
During playback press SUBTITLE.
2
Select the required subtitle language by pressing SUBTITLE repeatedly.
3
Playback continues in the new subtitle language.
Tip
An Access to SUBTITLE function through the on-screen menu
1 During playback press SYSTEM-MENU and select the “Z” icon using u.
2 Select the required subtitle language using SUBTITLE or w, v.You can also
enter the number directly using the number buttons 0..9.
You can switch off subtitles by pressing 0 or by selecting “off”.
3 Playback continues in the new subtitle language.
Tip
An Access to SUBTITLE function through the top menu of the disc
1 Press TOP MENU to go to the top menu of the disc.
2 Follow the disc’s instruction.
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General
Question
Which discs can I use for recording?
With this DVD recorder, you can record on two types of DVD:
DVD+RW
This disc can be written to and then the contents deleted.
DVD+R
This type of disc can only be recorded once.
If you want to play this DVD in a DVD player it must be finalized using the “Finalise
disc” function. It is not possible to make further recordings using this disc.
If this disc is to be played in a DVD recorder it must not be finalised.
Recordings can be added and deleted. The disc space (playback time) from the
deleted recording cannot be recovered for further recordings
Use the “Manual recording” function to spontaneously start recording (e.g. to record a
TV show already in progress).
In the “index display” select the title to be overwritten or “Empty title” with w, v.
If you insert recordings between existing recordings, check the lengths of the old and
new recordings. If the new recording is too long the subsequent recording (title/chapter) will be overwritten.
Tip
Insert new recordings at the end of all existing recordings (Safe Record)
To add a new recording at the end of the last recording on the disc, hold down the
REC S button until the message “SAFE REC” appears on the display.
For DVD+R discs each new recording is always added at the end of all previous
recordings as existing recordings cannot be overwritten.
End of disc is reached
If the end of a disc is reached during recording, recording will stop and the
Recorder will turn itself off automatically.
Please refer to section “Recording without automatic switch-off ”, if you want to
manually start and stop your own recording.
If you want to start a recording manually but have it stopped automatically, read the
section “Recording with automatic switch-off ”. (e.g. not to record to the end of
the disc)
Read the section “Automatic recording from a satellite receiver”, if you want a
recording to be controlled automatically by a satellite receiver.
Read the section “Direct record” if you want to record a programme currently
being shown.
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1
Switch on the TV set and select the programme number for the DVD recorder.
2
Insert a disc on which the recording is to be made. This disc is then checked for
content and system. “READING” will appear on the display.
Problem
✘ Index display
✓ A DVD+RW disc has been inserted that already contains recordings. Use the v
or w button to select the point where the recording is to start.
✘ The message “EMPTYDISC” appears in the display
✓ The disc inserted is a blank DVD disc.
✘ A dialog box appears asking you whether you want to delete the
contents or eject the disc
✓ The disc inserted is a DVD+RW but its contents are not DVD video-compatible
(e.g. a data disc). Recordings on this disc can only be made if the entire disc is
first deleted with the REC S button.
✘ The message “Too many titles” appears on the screen if a recording is to be made
✓ A disc may contain a maximum of 48 titles (including blank titles). Delete titles
or change the disc.
3
If necessary, use the MONITOR button on the remote control to switch to the
internal tuner in the DVD recorder.
4
Use CH+ or CH- to select the programme number (station name) you want to
record. This will appear on the display:
Tip
Programme numbers of the external inputs:
“EXT1” Scart socket at the back EXT 1 TO TV-I/O
“EXT2” Scart socket at the back EXT 2 AUX-I/O
“CAM1” Front SVHS/audio sockets S-VIDEO / left AUDIO right
“CAM1” Front video/audio sockets A/V S-VIDEO / left AUDIO right
Switching between the S-VIDEO and VIDEO sockets takes place automatically. If both sockets are in use, the signal at the S-VIDEO socket has
priority.
“CAM2” Digital Video (i Link) front socket DV IN
5
To start recording, press REC S on the remote control or REC on the DVD
recorder.
If you want to start the recording at the end of the existing recordings, hold down
the REC S button until the message “SAFE REC” appears on the display.
For DVD+R discs each new recording is always added at the end of all previous
recordings as existing recordings cannot be overwritten.
This will, for example, appear in the display:
Tip
Insert chapter markers
During recording you can mark scenes so you can find them or hide them later.
During recording, press EDIT at the start point. “Inserting chapter marker”
appears on the TV screen. In the display, the number of the “CHAPTER” increases
by one.
For further information on titles and chapters, see the section on “Changing to
another title/chapter” in “Additional playback features”.
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Use the STOP
button on the remote control or A on the machine to stop
the recording. “MENU UPDT” will appear on the display.
The DVD recorder is writing the list of contents. Wait until the message disappears from the display. The recording is then complete.
Problem
✘ The display will read “DISC ERR”
✓ Recording could not be completed correctly because of a disc error. Check the
disc and clean it if necessary.
Tip
Making recordings on DVD+R discs compatible
If you want to play back the recording on a DVD player, you need to finalise the disc
in the DVD recorder.You can prepare your DVD for use in a DVD player using the
“Finalising” feature. See “Finalising DVD+R discs” in “Managing the disc contents”.
Interrupt recording (Pause)
1
During recording press PAUSE
cials.
2
To continue recording, press REC S.
, for example to avoid recording the commer-
Tip
End recording
To end the recording, press the STOP
pears from the display.
button. Wait until “MENU UPDT” disap-
Recording with automatic switch-off
(OTR one-touch-recording)
1
Insert a disc.
2
If necessary, use the MONITOR button on the remote control to switch to the
internal tuner in the DVD recorder.
3
Use CH+ or CH- to select the programme number (channel name) you want to
record.
4
Press REC S on the remote control.
5
Each time you press REC S you will add 30 minutes to the recording time.
Question
How can I cancel the recording time I have just entered?
To delete an entry, press CLEAR while the display shows the recording time.
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Preventing accidental erasing of
discs
To ensure you don’t accidentally delete a recording you can protect the entire disc.You
can only ever protect the entire disc.You cannot protect individual recordings.
Question
What happens with DVD+R discs?
As long as these discs are not finalised, they can be protected against accidental erasure in the same way as DVD+RW discs.
1
Insert the disc to be protected.
2
While the index screen is displayed press STOP
first title is highlighted.
3
Press v. This takes you to the disc info screen.
4
Press the u button.
Select the “Protection” line.
Confirm with u.
5
Select “Protected” with the w button and confirm with ENTER/OK.
6
Press t and then TOP MENU to terminate.
on the remote control. The
The entire disc is now protected.
If an attempt is made to record on a protected disc, “DISC LOCK” will appear on the
display and “Disc locked” will appear on the screen.
Lining up recordings within a title
(assemble cut)
On a recorded DVD+RW disc you can add another recording to an existing title. This
recording is added to the title as a “chapter”. The existing information will be overwritten starting from this point. Titles will also be overwritten that follow the current title
depending on the length of the new recording. The recording type (Quality) will be
taken from the current title.
To play back this recording, press SYSTEM-MENU and use the u button to select the
“C” (Chapter) symbol.You can also use the TITLE/CHAP key.
For further information, see “Changing to another title/chapter” in “Additional playback
features”.
Question
What happens with DVD+R discs?
New recordings on “DVD+R” discs can only be added after existing recordings.
It is not possible to overwrite existing recordings on “DVD+R” discs.
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In the index display, find the title to which the new recording is to be added.
2
Look at the last minute of the old recording (playback)
3
Press PAUSE on the remote control at the position where the new recording
is to go. “D” will appear on the screen.
4
To monitor the recording you can press MONITOR to switch to the internal
tuner.
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Now start recording as usual by pressing REC S on the remote control.
The new recording will be inserted.
6
Stop recording with STOP
.
Selecting the recording type
(Quality)
You can select the picture quality of the recording using the recording quality feature
and hence the maximum recording time per disc.
When you playback the recorded material, the adequate playback mode for the
selected recording type will apply automatically.
1
Switch on the TV set. If required, select the programme number for the DVD
recorder.
Select the record mode with the button REC MODE on the remote control.
Tip
Which recording types can I choose?
“M1”: High Quality offers the best picture and sound quality and a recording time
of 1 hour.
“M2”: This mode offers the best quality audio and standard play (close to prerecorded DVD) quality video.
“M2x”: Standard Play plus (better than S-VHS quality) offers standard picture quality and a recording time of 2.5 hours.
“M3”: Long Play (S-VHS picture quality). Recording time of 3 hours.
“M4”: Extended Play (better than VHS picture quality). Recording time of 4 hours.
“M6”: Super Long Play (VHS picture quality). Recording time of 6 hours.
Can I select the recording type via a menu as well?
1 Press the SYSTEM-MENU button.
2 Select “
” symbol with t or u.
3 Select “Record settings” using v or w and confirm with u.
4 In the line “Record mode” select the recording type with t or u.
5 Confirm using ENTER/OK and SYSTEM.
6 If you have selected the recording mode “M4” or “M6”, you can select the settings “Stndrd” (Standard) or “Sport” (for rapid movements) in the “Filter
mode” line.
Automatic recording from a
satellite receiver (Sat recording)
You can use this function if you own a satellite receiver that can control other devices
via a scart cable and a programming function (timer). For more information, please see
the operating instructions for the satellite receiver.
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Switch on the TV set. If required, select the programme number for the DVD
recorder.
2
Press SYSTEM-MENU on the remote control. The menu bar appears.
3
Select “
4
Select “Record settings” using w or v and confirm with u.
5
Select “Sat record” using w or v.
6
Select “EXT2” with t or u.
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Switching off “Sat Recording”
To switch off the function, select “Off” using u or t.
7
Confirm with ENTER/OK.
8
Use a scart cable to connect scart socket EXT 2 AUX-I/O on the DVD
recorder to the corresponding scart socket on the satellite receiver.
9
To end, press SYSTEM-MENU.
0
Insert a disc you want to use for recording.
A
Programme the satellite receiver with the required information
(programme number of the TV channel, start time, end time).
If necessary, please see the operating instructions for your satellite receiver.
B
Switch off the DVD recorder using B/I. “SAT” also appears in the display to indicate that the function is active.
The DVD recorder is now ready to record. The start and end of the recording is controlled via scart cable EXT 2 AUX-I/O.
Direct Record
Can you record the right TV channel in seconds when the DVD recorder is switched
off? No problem. If recording is started manually, the switched-off DVD recorder
takes the current TV channel from the TV set via the scart cable.
You will find more information on how to switch “Direct record” on or off in the next
section “Direct record”.
Question
How does Direct Record work?
The DVD recorder compares the TV channel selected on the TV set with its stored
TV channels via the scart cable. If the same TV channel is found, it switches the
DVD recorder to the corresponding programme number and starts recording.
Please do not change channel on the TV during the search. This could affect the tuning of the DVD recorder.
1
On the TV set, select the programme number you want to make the recording
from.
2
Press REC S with the DVD recorder switched off.
Problem
✘ The display will read “WAIT”
✓ The DVD recorder is comparing its saved TV channels with those of the TV set.
Please do not change the TV channel on the TV set while “WAIT” is shown in
the display.
✘ “NOTV” appears in the display
✓ This TV channel could not be found in the DVD recorder’s memory.
Check that all TV channels saved on the TV set are available on the DVD
recorder. If required, save any missing channels. Please read “Manual TV channel
search” in “Installing your DVD recorder”.
✓ Check the connectors at both ends of the scart cable.
✓ Check your TV’s operating instructions to see which scart socket is used for
video signals.
✓ If the problem persists, you won’t be able to use this feature.
3
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Switch on the TV set. If required, select the programme number for the DVD
recorder.
2
Press SYSTEM-MENU on the remote control. The menu bar appears.
3
Select “
4
Select “Record settings” using w or v and confirm with u.
5
Select “Direct Record” using w or v.
6
Select “On” (Direct Record on) or “Off” (Direct Record off) using t or u.
7
Confirm with ENTER/OK.
8
To end, press SYSTEM-MENU.
9
Switch off with B/I.
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When a recording is made to disc, the following additional information is also stored at
the beginning of the recording:
•) Name of the recording
If the TV station does not transmit a name, only the channel number and time will be
stored as the name
•) Length of the recording
•) Record type (Quality)
•) Date of the recording
•) Index picture of the recording
A marker will be set every 5-6 minutes if the “Auto chapters” function is activated in
the “Record settings” menu. This marker is known as a “chapter”.
These markers can be changed when the recording has finished.
Question
Can markers be set on a DVD+R disc?
Markers can be set on these discs if they have not been finalised.
It is also possible to add “chapters” later. This means that scenes you do not want to
see during playback, such as commercials, can be hidden or skipped. During playback
you can watch your recording as a continuous sequence without the hidden chapters.
Select from the following chapters:
“EDIT”,
to divide the title into chapters or to manage the chapters.
“Editing recording titles (name)”,
to change the recording names.
“Play complete title”,
to play the entire title including the hidden chapters.
“Delete recording/title” to delete the relevant title and therefore also the recording.
“Disc settings” to change the general settings of the disc.
EDIT
In this menu you can adapt a title to suit your particular needs.
You can insert/delete chapter markers, hide chapters, select a new index, or split up a
title.
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Play the title you want to edit.
2
Press the EDIT on the remote control.
The video image is overlayed with a transparent edit menu. Title and chapter
information appear in an information box at the top of the screen.
3
Use w/v (down/up cursor) to toggle through the menu’s functions.
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Insert chapter markers
During recording, you can set or delete chapter markers within a title.
The maximum number of chapters per disc is 124 and 99 per title. If one of these limits
is reached the following message will appear on the screen: “Too many chapters”.You
need to delete some markers before you can insert new ones or make recordings.
1
1
During playback, press EDIT on the remote control at the appropriate point. The
“EDIT menu” appears on the TV screen.
2
Confirm “Insert chapter marker” by pressing ENTER/OK. “Inserting chapter
marker” appears on the TV screen.
1
EDIT menu
Insert chapter marker
Press OK
Current chapter
Visible
Delete chapter marker
Tip
Delete all markers
New index picture
“X” will appear on the screen:
This DVD is write-protected or the disc is a finalised DVD-R. Subsequent changes
cannot be made.
Divide title
Press EDIT to exit
3
To stop this function, press EDIT.
Hiding chapters
Initially, all the chapters are visible.You can hide chapters for playback (e.g. advertisements) or make them visible again. In editing mode, hidden chapters are shown as
dimmed.
1
1
1
While the relevant chapter is playing, press EDIT on the remote control. The
“EDIT menu” appears on the TV screen.
EDIT menu
Tip
Insert chapter marker
Press OK
Current chapter
Visible
How can I select different chapters?
Delete chapter marker
1 Press the TITLE/CHAP button on the remote control. Titles and chapters are
displayed at the top of the screen.
Delete all markers
New index picture
Divide title
2 Select title (T) or chapter (C) with u or t.
Press EDIT to exit
3 Use v or w to select the title/chapter channel you want to edit.
2
Select “Current chapter” using w.
3
Using u select “Hidden”. The picture is shown darker.
Tip
Switching quickly
You can switch between show chapters (“Visible”) and hide chapters (“Hidden”)
quickly and easily using SELECT.
4
To end, press EDIT.
During playback this chapter will be skipped.
If the chapter is not visible, select “Visible” in step 3 with u.
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Deleting chapter markers
Within a title you can delete either all markers or individual markers.
1
1
1
While the relevant chapter is playing, press EDIT on the remote control. The
“EDIT menu” appears on the TV screen.
EDIT menu
Insert chapter marker
Press OK
Current chapter
Visible
Tip
How can I select different chapters?
1 Press the TITLE/CHAP button on the remote control. Titles and chapters are
displayed at the top of the screen.
Delete chapter marker
Delete all markers
New index picture
2 Select title (T) or chapter (C) with u or t.
Divide title
3 Use v or w to select the title/chapter channel you want to edit.
Press EDIT to exit
2
Use w to select either “Delete chapter marker” for this chapter or “Delete all
markers” for all chapters within the selected title.
3
Confirm with ENTER/OK.
4
To end, press EDIT.
Changing the index picture
Normally the first picture of a recording is used as the index picture.You can however
choose any picture from the recording as the index picture.
1
1
During playback, search for location of the new index picture. Press the
PAUSE button.
2
Press the EDIT button. The “EDIT menu” appears on the TV screen.
3
Select line “New index picture” and confirm with ENTER/OK.
4
Start the change with ENTER/OK. “Updating menu” appears on the TV screen.
1
EDIT menu
Insert chapter marker
Press OK
Current chapter
Visible
Delete chapter marker
Delete all markers
New index picture
Divide title
Press EDIT to exit
Once the revision has been completed successfully the DVD recorder reverts to the
index overview.
Splitting titles
You can split a title into several sections (titles) of any size. Each of these sections
(titles) is identified by its own index.
Note: This split cannot be undone.
Question
Can I split titles on DVD+R discs?
As recordings on DVD+R discs cannot be overwritten, it is not possible to split
titles.
1
1
While the relevant title is playing, press EDIT on the remote control. The “EDIT
menu” appears on the TV screen.
2
Select “Divide title” and confirm with the ENTER/OK button.
3
If you are sure, press ENTER/OK to start the process. “Dividing title” appears
on the TV screen.
4
Wait until the new title is displayed with an index picture in the index picture
overview.
1
EDIT menu
Insert chapter marker
Press OK
Current chapter
Visible
Delete chapter marker
Delete all markers
New index picture
Divide title
Press EDIT to exit
The process of splitting the title is now complete.
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Editing recording titles (name)
Some TV stations transmit the title (name) of a programme. In this case, the name will
be included automatically (e.g. “ROCKY”). Otherwise, the only the programme number
(programme name) and the time are stored as the name of the recording. The name of
the recording can only be changed after the recording has been completed.
1
Press the STOP
2
Using v or w select the title whose name you want to edit and confirm with u.
The menu for editing names appears.
3
Select “Name” using v or w and confirm with u.
4
Using u or t select the position where the letter/number/icon is to be changed/
re-entered.
5
Change the icon using v or w.You can switch between upper and lowercase using
SELECT.You can delete the character using CLEAR.
6
Repeat 4 and 5 until you have made the changes you want.
7
Save the new name with ENTER/OK. “Storing name” appears on the TV screen
for confirmation.
8
To end, press t.
Setting for title Charly 1
Name
Play full title
Erase this title
Charly 1
button or during playback press TOP MENU.
Playing the entire title
If you have hidden certain sections (chapters) of a title, this setting lets you watch the
entire title including the hidden sections. To do this, proceed as follows:
1
Press the STOP
2
Using v or w select the title you want to play all of and confirm with u. The title
editing menu will appear.
3
Select “Play full title” using v or w and confirm with ENTER/OK.
4
Playback starts automatically.The title is played in its entirety -including the hidden
chapters.
Setting for title Charly 1
Name
Play full title
Erase this title
Charly 1
Press OK
button or during playback press TOP MENU.
Deleting recordings/titles
You can delete specific recordings from a disc. To do this, proceed as follows:
1
Press the STOP
2
Using v or w select the title you want to delete and confirm with u. The title
editing menu will appear.
3
Select “Erase this title” using v or w and confirm with ENTER/OK. “This will
completely erase this title” appears on the TV screen.
4
If you want to delete this title, press ENTER/OK to confirm. Otherwise press t.
5
“Erasing title” appears on the TV screen.
6
At this point “Empty title” may appears in the “index picture display”. A new
recording can now be made here.
If the deleted title was very short (less than 1 minute) “Empty title” will not
appear at this point.
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Name
Play full title
Erase this title
Charly 1
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Can titles be deleted from a DVD+R disc?
Titles on DVD+R discs are only marked as deleted. “Deleted title” will appear in
the display instead of “Empty title”. During playback the “deleted” title is skipped.
The space used for this title cannot be used again as the title has not been physically
deleted. Once the disc has been finalised no further changes can be made.
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This screen appears before the first title and contains general information about the
current disc.
You can:
•) change the name of the disc
•) activate or deactivate write protection on the disc
•) Finish editing (make the disc DVD compatible)
•) finalise a DVD+R
•) delete a DVD+RW
To get to this display, proceed as follows:
1
Press the STOP
2
Select the first title with v or press STOP
3
Press the v button. The disc info display will appear.
button or during playback press TOP MENU.
.
Changing the disc name
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Disc name
Protection
Erase disc
Make edits compatible
1
In the “Disc info display” press u. The “Settings for” menu appears on the TV
screen.
2
Select “Disc name” using v or w and confirm with u.
3
Using u or t select the position where the letter/number/icon is to be changed/
re-entered.
4
Change the icon using v or w.You can switch between upper and lowercase using
SELECT.You can delete the character using CLEAR.
5
Repeat 3 and 4 until you have made the changes you want.
6
Save the new title with ENTER/OK. “Storing name” appears on the TV screen
for confirmation.
7
To end, press t.
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If one or more titles have been edited a DVD player may still display the original titles.
You can prepare your disc in such a way that a DVD player will be able to play the
edited version.
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In the “Disc info display” press u. The “Settings for” menu appears on the TV
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Select “Make edits compatible” using v or w and confirm with ENTER/OK.
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Problem
✘ “Make edits compatible” does not appear
✓ Your disc is already compatible. There is no need for conversion.
To end, press SYSTEM-MENU.
3
The screen displays “This will take” to show how long the process will last.
4
To confirm press ENTER/OK. “Working” appears on the TV screen. A bar will
move from left to right indicating progress.
Finalising DVD+R discs
This feature is required to play back a DVD+R disc in a DVD player. Once the disc has
been finalised no further recordings or changes can be made.
1
In the “Disc info display” press u. The “Settings for” menu appears on the TV
screen.
2
Select “Finalise disc” using v or w.
Problem
✘ “Finalise disc” does not appear
✓ Either there is no DVD+R disc inserted or the disc is already finalised.
To end, press SYSTEM-MENU.
✘ The “Settings for” menu does not appear
✓ The menu may not appear if the disc has been recorded on another DVD
recorder. In this case, use the “Finalise disc” feature in the “
“Disc features”.
3
” menu, under
To confirm press ENTER/OK. “Finalising” appears on the TV screen. A bar will
move from left to right indicating progress.
Delete DVD+RW discs
1
In the “Disc info display” press u. The “Settings for” menu appears on the TV
screen.
2
Select “Erase disc” using v or w and confirm with ENTER/OK.
“This will erase all titles” appears on the TV screen. Press ENTER/OK to confirm. Otherwise press t.
3
“Erasing disc” appears on the TV screen.
4
After deletion, the index picture display shows the free space on the disc.
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Protection
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10. Programming a recording (TIMER)
General
Use “Programming a recording (TIMER)”, to automatically start and stop a recording at
a later date.
The DVD recorder will switch to the right programme number and begin recording at
the correct time.
With this DVD recorder, you can pre-programme up to six recordings within a period
of one month.
To make a programmed recording, your DVD recorder needs to know:
* the date you want to make the recording
* the programme number of the TV channel
* the start and stop time of the recording
* VPS or PDC on or off
* the recording mode (“M1/M2/M2x/M3/M4/M6/FR”)
This information is saved in a “TIMER block”.
Question
What is “VPS/PDC”?
“VPS” (Video Programming System)/“PDC” (Programme Delivery Control) are
used to control the start and duration of TV channel recordings. If a TV programme
starts earlier or ends later than was scheduled, the DVD recorder will then turn on
and off at the correct time.
What do I need to know about “VPS/PDC”?
• Usually the start time is the same as the VPS or PDC time. If a different “VPS/
PDC time” is indicated, e.g.: “20.15 (VPS/PDC 20.14)”, the VPS/PDC time
“20.14” must be entered exactly to the minute during programming.
If you want to programme a time that is different from the VPS or PDC time,
you must switch off VPS or PDC.
• Only one TV program of a TV channel can be controlled using “VPS/PDC” at a
time. If you want to record two or more TV programmes on a TV channel using
“VPS/PDC”, you will need to programme these as two separate recordings.
• Since the DVD recorder requires a certain lead time (for getting the disc up to
speed and positioning the laser) before recording can start, it is possible that the
recorder will miss the first few seconds of a TV show recorded with VPS/PDC.
In this case, disable VPS/PDC and enter a start time one minute earlier.
What is “FR mode”?
FR mode is used when you want to record a certain length of program but you
don’t know how much room remaining on the recording disc. By using this mode,
this unit automatically selects the best suitable recording mode for the length of the
program. You cannot select FR mode, when you set the recording timer of Mo-Fr/
Weekly, and when you set PDC/VPS on. We strongly recommend that you do not
use this function combined with VPS/PDC. In such a condition this DVD recorder
may not perform the task properly.
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Programming recordings with the
SHOWVIEW® System
Thanks to this programming system, you no longer need to tediously enter the date,
programme number, start and end times. All the information needed by the DVD
recorder for programming is contained in the SHOWVIEW® programming number. This
9-digit SHOWVIEW® number is found in most TV listings magazine.
1
Switch on the TV set. If required, select the programme number for the DVD
recorder.
2
Press TIMER on the remote control.
The programming method selected last is marked.
3
Select “ShowView system” using w or v and confirm with u.
4
Enter the entire SHOWVIEW number. This number is up to 9 digits long and can be
found next to the start time of the TV programme in your TV listings magazine.
e.g.: 5-312-4 or 5,312 4
Enter 53124 for the SHOWVIEW-number.
If you make a mistake, you can clear your instructions with CLEAR.
Timer
ShowView system
Tip
Selecting daily/weekly recordings
Using SELECT, select from the following options:
“Mo-Fr”: Repeated daily recordings (Monday to Friday).
“Weekly”: Repeated weekly recordings (every week on the same day).
ShowView number
---------
5
Mo-Fr/Weekly
Press SELECT
To store
Press OK
Confirm with ENTER/OK.
Problem
✘ The following message appears on the screen: “Please enter programme number”
✓ The programme number of the TV channel has not yet been assigned to the
SHOWVIEW number. Use u, t or the number buttons 0..9 on the remote control to select the appropriate programme number (name) of the TV channel and
confirm with ENTER/OK.
✘ The following message appears on the screen: “ShowView number
wrong”
✓ The entered SHOWVIEW number is incorrect. Correct your entry or cancel
using the SYSTEM-MENU button.
✓ Check the time/date (see “Setting the time & date” in “Installing your DVD
recorder”).
✘ The following message appears on the screen: “Weekend programming not possible”
✓ A daily recording was entered for the wrong day. Daily programming can only be
used for recordings to be made from Monday to Friday.
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Timer
ShowView system
VPS
Rec
Date Prog. Start PDC End Mode
01
BBC1 20:15
21:30 M2
Mo-Fr/Weekly
Press SELECT
The decoded data appears after confirmation.You can go back and change the
data. Select the appropriate input field with u or t. If required, make changes
using w, v or the number buttons 0..9.
To store
Press OK
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Tip
Switching on “VPS/PDC” in the “Start” input field
Select the “Start” input field using u. Using SELECT switch on “VPS/PDC” (“*”
lights up). If you press SELECT again, you will switch “VPS/PDC” off (“*” goes
out).
Changing the recording mode in input field “End”
Select the “End” input field using u.
Use SELECT to select the recording mode “M1, M2, M2x, M3, M4, M6, FR”.
7
If all information is correct, press the ENTER/OK button. The programming
information is stored in a TIMER block.
8
To end, press TIMER.
9
Insert a recordable disc (one without write protection).
The disc you have inserted will be checked.
0
Switch the DVD recorder off with B/I.
The programmed recording will only function properly if the DVD recorder has
been switched off using the B/I button.
If any of the TIMER blocks are in use, “TIMER” will light up on the recorder display.
Programming recordings without
the SHOWVIEW® System
1
Switch on the TV set. If required, select the programme number for the DVD
recorder.
2
Press TIMER on the remote control.
The programming method selected last is marked.
3
Select line “Timer programming” with w or v. and confirm with the u button.
The information will appear on the screen.
4
Select the input field with t or u.
5
Enter information with w or v or with the number buttons 0..9.
Timer
Timer programming
VPS
Rec
Date Prog. Start PDC End Mode
01
BBC1 20:15
21:30 M1
Tip
Mo-Fr/Weekly
Press SELECT
Selecting daily/weekly recordings
In “Date” use SELECT to select from the following options:
“Mo-Fr”: Repeated daily recordings from Monday to Friday
To store
Press OK
“Mon”: Repeated weekly recordings (every week on the same day, e.g. Monday).
Programme numbers of the “EXT1” and “EXT2”scart socket
You can also programme recordings from external sources via scart socket EXT 1
TO TV-I/O (“EXT1”) or EXT 2 AUX-I/O (“EXT2”).
Switching on “VPS/PDC” in the “Start” input field
Select the “Start” input field using TIMER. Using SELECT switch on “VPS/PDC”
(“*” lights up). If you press SELECT again, you will switch “VPS/PDC” off (“*” goes
out).
Changing the recording quality in input field “End”
Select the “End” input field using u.
Use SELECT to select the recording mode.
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If all information is correct, press the ENTER/OK button. The programming
information is stored in a TIMER block.
7
To end, press TIMER.
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8
Insert a DVD (one without write protection).
The disc you have inserted will be checked.
9
Switch off with B/I.
The programmed recording will only function properly if the DVD recorder has
been switched off using the B/I button.
If any of the TIMER blocks are in use, “TIMER” will light up on the recorder display.
How to change or delete a
programmed recording (TIMER)
1
Switch on the TV set. If required, select the programme number for the DVD
recorder.
2
Press TIMER on the remote control.
The programming mode selected last is marked.
3
Select “Timer List” using w or v and confirm with u.
4
Select the programmed recording (TIMER) you want to check, change or delete
with w or v.
Timer
Timer List
VPS
Date Prog. Start PDC End
21:30
01
BBC1 20:15
------ --:---:--
*
Rec
Mode
M1
--
Tip
Delete programmed recording
1 Press the CLEAR button.
2 Confirm with ENTER/OK. “Timer Cleared” will briefly appear on the TV
screen.
“-- ---” appears rather than the displayed values
Total record time: 01:15
To change
Press >
To exit
Press TIMER
3 To end, press TIMER.
5
Press u.
Select the input field with t or u.
If required, change the information with v, w or the number buttons 0..9.
6
Confirm with ENTER/OK.
7
To end, press TIMER.
8
Switch off with B/I.
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Problem solving for programmed
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PROBLEM
SOLUTION
The DVD recorder is not responding
✓ While a programmed recording is being made, you cannot operate your DVD
recorder manually. If you want to cancel the programmed recording, press B/I.
“Switch off, timer recording” flashes on the
TV screen.
✓ The DVD recorder was switched on several minutes before the start of a programmed recording. Switch off the DVD recorder using B/I. A programmed
recording (timer) will only function if the DVD recorder is switched off (B/I button).
Error message: “Insert recordable disc”
✓ Either a disc has not been inserted or the disc cannot be used for recording. Insert
a disc on which recordings can be made. Switch off the DVD recorder using B/I.
The error message “Disc locked” appears
briefly on the screen.
✓ A write-protected disc has been inserted. Undo the write protection (see “Preventing accidental erasing of discs” in “Manual recording”) or insert a different disc.
Error message:
“Memory full”
✓ If this error message appears after pressing TIMER, then all TIMER blocks are
already programmed. No more recordings can be programmed. Press the u button.
If you want to clear or check a programmed recording (TIMER block), select it with
v or w.
The “Data error” message appears on the
screen.
✓ The data for the recording could not be transferred. Please check date, start time
and end time of the programmed recording.
The “Collision” message appears on the
screen.
✓ Two programmed recordings overlap.
✓ If you ignore this error message the show with the earlier start time will be
recorded first. The start of the second show will not be recorded.
✓ Change the setting for either of the two recordings.
✓ Clear either of the two recordings
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11. User preferences
In this section you will learn how to set your user preferences on the DVD recorder.
The symbols have the following meanings:
Picture setting
Sound setting
Language setting
Additional settings
Disc settings
Recording settings
Installation
1
Switch on the TV set. If required, select the programme number for the DVD
recorder.
2
Press SYSTEM-MENU on the remote control. The menu bar appears.
3
Select “
4
Select the appropriate function with w or v and confirm with u.
5
Select the appropriate line using w or v and confirm with u.
6
Select the appropriate function using w or v or the setting with t or u.
7
Confirm the new setting by pressing ENTER/OK.
8
To close the menu item, press t.
” using t or u and confirm with w.
Picture settings
You can choose the following features in this menu:
“TV shape”
n
Picutre
TV shape
Black level shift
Video shift
RGB attenuation
Video output
16:9
Off
The picture signal from your DVD Recorder can be set to match your TV screen.
“4:3 letterbox”: for a “wide-screen” picture with black bars at the top and bottom
“4:3 panscan”: for a full-height picture with the sides trimmed.
“16:9” : for a wide-screen TV set (screen edge ratio 16:9)
“Black level shift”
RGB + CVBS
Adapts the colour dynamics for NTSC playback
“Video shift”
Use this feature to adjust the position of the picture on your TV left or right using t, u
to suit your TV set.
“RGB attenuation”
Adjusts the brightness for recording when connected with RGB.
“Video output”
Use this setting when scart terminals are in use.
•) For RGB signals through the scart cable, select “RGB + CVBS”.
•) For S-video signals through the scart cable, select “S-Video”.
•) For CVBS signals through the scart cable, select “CVBS only”.
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Sound settings
Depending on which audio outputs are used, you can select the settings in this menu.
If you only use the analogue audio output (AUDIO L, R), select the settings “Off” in
the “Digital output” menu.
“Digital output”
n
Sound
Digital output
Analogue output
Night mode
All
Stereo
Off
For devices connected to the DIGITAL AUDIO OUT socket, you can select from
the following settings.
“All”:
Unalterned signals of Dolby Digital and DTS are fed to the digital output. MPEG-2 multi-channel signals are converted to PCM (Pulse Code
Modulation).
For receivers/amplifiers with digital multi-channel sound decoders.
“PCM only”: Dolby Digital and MPEG-2 multi-channel signals are converted to PCM
(Pulse Code Modulation).
For receivers/amplifiers without digital multi-channel sound
decoders.
“Off”:
Digital output switched off.
For devices with analogue audio input.
“Analogue output”
For devices connected to the analogue audio output (AUDIO L, R), you can select
from the following settings.
“Stereo”:
For devices without DolbySurround, use this setting if the DVD
recorder is only connected to a stereo TV set.
“Surround”:
Dolby Digital and MPEG-2 multi-channel are mixed down to a DOLBY
surround-compatible two-channel output signal. For devices with
Dolby Surround Pro Logic decoder.
“Night mode”
Night mode optimises the sound for playback at low volume.You are therefore less
likely to disturb your neighbours. This only works for Dolby Digital audio on DVD
video discs.
Language settings
You can choose the following settings in this menu:
“Playback audio”
n
Playback audio
Recording audio
Subtitle
Menu
Country
Language
English
Language I
English
Einglish
Others
Playback audio language
“Recording audio”
A choice between Language I and II
“Subtitle”
Subtitle language
“Menu”
Screen menu language
“Country”
Automatically displays names of broadcasters in your country
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Additional settings
You can select the following functions in this menu:
“Status box”
n
Features
Status box
Standby
Display
On
Normal
Bright
Along with the on screen menu, the OSD (On Screen Display) also displays information
on the current operating status (counter, playback, recording, TV channel, etc.) on the
TV screen.
You can switch off the information about the operating status so that the on screen display (OSD) is not recorded during copying.
“On”:
The OSD information appears in every selected mode for a few seconds and disappears again.
“Off ”:
The OSD information is switched off. It is no longer displayed on the
screen.
“Standby”
To save power, you can switch off the clock display on the DVD recorder. Programmed
(TIMER) recordings will still take place.
In addition, you can present the most important features of the DVD recorder in scrolling text in the display (demo).
“Low power”: If the DVD-Recorder is switched off (button B/I), the clock display is
also switched off.
“Normal”:
If the DVD-Recorder is switched off (button B/I), the clock display is
visible.
“Demo mode”: If the DVD recorder is switched off with the B/I button, a list of the
most important features is shown in the display.
“Display”
You can change the brightness of the display on the DVD recorder. This setting only
affects the DVD recorder when it is switched on.
“Bright”:
The display appear with normal brightness.
“Dimmed”:
The display appears less bright.
“Off ”:
The display is switched off.
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Disc feature menu
In this menu you can make the changes that relate to the disc:
“Access control”
n
Disc features
Access cntrol
Auto resume
Enter code...
On
Please read the next chapter on “Access control (child lock)”.
“Auto resume”
If playback of a pre-recorded DVD video disc or video CD is interrupted (button
STOP
or F Open/Close) when the disc is reloaded (disc is started) playback
starts at the precise location where it stopped. This applies not only to the current disc
but to the last 20 discs played.
This feature can be switched off if not required.
“PBC”
This line appears only if a VCD is loaded.
This function lets you activate or deactivate the PBC menu (Playback Control) for video
CDs.
See “Playing a (Super) Video CD”.
“Finalise disc”
This feature allows you to finalise DVD+R discs. If the disc has already been finalised
this line will appear darker.
“Adapt disc format”
If a DVD+RW has been recorded in a computer drive or in another DVD recorder the
index screen may not be displayed correctly.
This feature allows you to change the format of the disc.
It is therefore only visible if the disc format is different.
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12. Access control (Child Lock)
Child lock (DVD and VCD)
This feature enables discs to be locked for children.
When Child Lock is on, a 4-digit code (PIN) needs to be entered before a disc can be
played.
You can also decide whether the inserted disc should always be played or should be
played only once, despite the child lock
•) “Play always”:
This disc is stored in a memory with space for 50 child-safe discs. If more than 50 discs
are stored, the last disc in the list is removed and the new disc is added. The screen
shows “Child safe” at the start of playback.
•) “Play once”:
This disc is only authorised for single playback. If the recorder is switched off, the PIN
code must be re-entered.
Activating/deactivating child lock
1
Switch on the TV set. If required, select the programme number for the DVD
recorder.
2
Switch on the DVD recorder using B/I.
3
Press SYSTEM-MENU. The menu bar appears.
4
Select the “
5
Select “
6
Confirm “Access control” using u.
7
Enter a 4-digit code of your choice. If the code is new, you may have to enter the
code a second time as confirmation.
8
Select “Child lock” using v or w and confirm with u.
9
Select the “Ç” icon using w or v.
0
Confirm with ENTER/OK.
A
Quit the feature using t and SYSTEM-MENU.
” icon using t or u.
(Disc features)” using w or v and confirm with u.
Unauthorised discs can only be played by entering the four-digit PIN code.
To deactivate the child lock, select the “É” icon in 9.
Authorising a disc
1
Insert a disc. The access control box will appear after a short delay.
2
Using v or w select “Play once” or “Play always”.
3
Enter your PIN code using the number buttons 0..9.
Double-sided DVDs may have a different ID for each side. For these discs, each side
must be authorised. Multi-volume video CDs may have a different ID for each volume.
For these CDs, each volume must be authorised.
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Locking unlocked discs
To lock a disc that was formerly authorised follow the instructions below.
1
Insert a disc. Playback starts automatically. If the playback does not start automatically, press PLAY .
2
Press the STOP
button while the “
“
”. The disc is now locked.
” icon is visible. The icon changes to
Parental level control (DVD video
only)
Films on pre-recorded DVD discs may contain scenes not suitable for children. Therefore, some discs may contain “Parental Control” rating information that applies to the
entire disc or to certain scenes on the disc.
The appropriate scenes have filter values that reach from 1-8. If such a scene is
detected during playback, the filter value set on the DVD recorder is compared to the
scene. If the filter value is higher than the setting, an alternative scene will be played (if
available).
Most DVDs apply the rating to an entire DVD. Therefore, if certain scenes exceed the
rating you select, the entire disc will be blocked from viewing.
Activating/deactivating parental level control
n
Disc features
Access control
Auto resume
Enter code . . .
On
1
Switch on the TV set. If required, select the programme number for the DVD
recorder.
2
Switch on the DVD recorder using B/I.
3
Press SYSTEM-MENU. The menu bar appears.
4
Select the “
5
Select “
6
Confirm “Access control” using u.
7
Enter a 4-digit code of your choice. If the code is new, you may have to enter the
code a second time as confirmation.
8
Select the “Parental level” using v or w and confirm with u. A bar appears to
select the parental level.
9
Select the appropriate rating using w, v or the number buttons 0..9.
” icon using t or u.
(Disc features)” using w or v and confirm with u.
Tip
What do the ratings mean?
Rating 0 (displayed as “--”) parental control not active.
Rating 1 (suitable for children)
Rating 8 (only suitable for adults)
What happens if a DVD scene contains a higher level than the rating set?
If the recorder does not find a suitable alternative, playback will stop and you must
enter the four-digit code.
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Changing the country
The set filter values depend on the respective country. It is therefore necessary to
enter the country to which these filter values apply.
n
Disc features
Access control
Auto resume
Enter code . . .
On
1
Switch on the TV set. If required, select the programme number for the DVD
recorder.
2
Switch on the DVD recorder using B/I.
3
Press SYSTEM-MENU. The menu bar appears
4
Select the “
” icon using t or u.
5
Select line “
(Disc features)” using w or v and confirm with u.
6
Confirm the line “Access control” using u.
7
Enter your four-digit code. If the code is new, you may have to enter the code a
second time as confirmation.
8
Select “Change country” using w or v and confirm with u.
9
Select the corresponding country using v or w and confirm with ENTER/OK.
0
To end, press t and then SYSTEM-MENU.
Changing the PIN code
n
Disc features
Access control
Auto resume
Enter code . . .
On
1
Switch on the TV set. If required, select the programme number for the DVD
recorder.
2
Switch on the DVD recorder using B/I.
3
Press SYSTEM-MENU. The menu bar appears
4
Select the “
5
Select “
6
Confirm “Access control” using u.
7
Enter your four-digit PIN code. If the code is new, you may have to enter the code
a second time as confirmation.
8
Select “Change code” using v or w and confirm with u.
9
Enter the new code using the number buttons 0..9. Enter the same code again as
confirmation.
0
Quit using t and SYSTEM-MENU.
” icon using t or u.
(Disc features)” using w or v and confirm with u.
Tip
I have forgotten my code
Press STOP
four times (step 7), then press ENTER/OK. Access control is
now switched off. You can now enter a new code as described above.
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13. Before you call an engineer
If you have any problems using this DVD recorder, the reason may be one of the following.You can also call the customer service centre in your country.
If the problem is not listed below, or if the instructions fail to help, turn off the power
to the unit, disconnect the power cable, and contact the nearest authorized YAMAHA
dealer or service center.
PROBLEM
SOLUTION
Your recorder does not respond to any
✓ Recorder in initial installation mode: Switch on the TV, switch over to the DVD
button being pressed and the display shows
recorder socket. Now the menu for language selection should appear. Please read
“IS TV ON?”:
paragraph “Initial Installation” in the chapter “Installing your DVD Recorder”.
The device does not react when you press a ✓ “Dealer-Mode” is switched on: All buttons on the front of the set are locked.
Switch off the function:
button, although the remote control
1 Pull out the mains plug from the wall outlet.
works:
2 Press and hold down A and F (Open/Close) and put back the mains plug into
the wall outlet.
3 As soon as the time or “--:--” appears in the display (ca. 6 - 10 seconds), release
A and F (Open/Close).
Your DVD recorder does not respond to
any button being pressed:
✓ There is no power supply: check the power supply
✓ A programmed recording (Timer) is currently being made: If desired, cancel the
programmed recording (Timer) with B/I.
✓ There is a technical problem: disconnect from the mains power supply for 30 seconds, then connect again.
If this doesn’t help, you can reset your DVD recorder to the default factory settings.
Resetting the machine to the default
factory settings:
✓ Important:
All the information stored (TV channels, time and date, TIMER) will be lost.
1 Disconnect from the mains power supply.
2 Press and hold down the B/I button on the device and reconnect to the mains
power supply.
3 Release the B/I button when “IS TV ON?” appears on the display. All the information stored (TV channels, time and date, TIMER) will be lost.
Please read paragraph “Initial Installation” in the chapter “Installing your DVD
Recorder”.
Remote control does not work:
✓ Remote control not pointed toward the DVD recorder: Point the remote control
at the machine.
See if the “o(((” appears on the display briefly each time you press a remote control
button. If it does, the Recorder is receiving information from the remote correctly.
✓ There is a technical problem: Take out the batteries, wait for 10 seconds and put
them in again.
✓ Batteries are flat: Change the batteries.
No playback on DVD recorder:
✓ There is no recording on the disc: Change disc.
✓ You inserted the wrong disc type:Your recorder can play back the following disc
types: DVD Video, (Super) Video CD, DVD+R(W), Audio CD, MP3-CD’s
✓ You inserted the disc the wrong way: Insert the disc with the label facing upwards
✓ Disc is dirty: Clean the disc
✓ Wrong region code: The region code of the DVD and the DVD recorder must
match.
✓ Parental control is on: Read chapter “Access control (child lock)”
✓ You have selected the wrong programme number for the DVD recorder on the TV:
on the TV, select the correct programme number for the DVD recorder.
✓ The cable connecting the TV set and the DVD recorder has come loose: check the
cable.
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PROBLEM
SOLUTION
I cannot playback (Super) Video CDs
✓ It is possible that this (Super) Video CD contains a menu and the “PBC” is switched
off.You can see this in status field “PBC OFF”. To activate this function, proceed as
follows:
1 Press SYSTEM-MENU while the (Super) Video-CD is inserted.
2
3
4
5
Select “
” using t or u.
Select line “Features” using w or v and confirm with u.
Select “On” in line “PBC” using w or v.
Confirm with ENTER/OK and end with SYSTEM-MENU.
Poor playback on DVD recorder: (distorted ✓ Your TV set is not properly adjusted.
✓ Disc is dirty: Clean the disc
picture/distorted sound)
✓ Sometimes the picture may be temporarily distorted. This is not a defect of your
DVD recorder.
No recording possible:
✓ The TV channel you want to record is not stored or you selected the wrong programme number:
Check TV channels stored.
✓ Disc write-protected (recording protected): Remove write-protection or change
the disc. For more information, please see “Preventing accidental erasing of discs”
in chapter “Manual Recording”.
✓ An already finalised DVD+R has been inserted: Change disc.
Programmed recording does not work:
✓ You have programmed the wrong time or date: Check time/date.
✓ You have not set the TIMER properly: Check the programmed recordings (TIMER
block).
✓ Locked disc inserted: Remove disc lock.
✓ An already finalised DVD+R has been inserted: Change disc.
✓ “VPS/PDC” switched on but “VPS/PDCtime” wrong: Enter “VPS/PDC” time exactly
to the minute.
Check the aerial.
The wrong TV channel was decoded
(entered) after you programmed a
recording using SHOWVIEW System.
There is picture or sound interference on
TV reception:
1
2
3
4
Enter the SHOWVIEW programming number of the TV channel you want.
Confirm with ENTER/OK.
Check the programme number/channel name in the “Prog.” input field.
If this does not correspond to the desired TV channel, select the input field and
change the programme number/channel name.
5 Confirm with ENTER/OK.
✓ Have your aerial checked.
✓ You will find information on how to change the TV system in “Manual TV channel
search” in “Installing your DVD recorder”.
Distorted sound coming from a connected ✓ The DVD recorder is connected to the “Phono-input” of your amplifier:This socket
is provided only for record players without a preamplifier. Select a different audio
hi-fi amplifier
input.
The picture is distorted or black-and-white ✓ The TV system of the disc does not match that of your TV set (PAL/NTSC).
✓ The recording can be made in colour only when the TV channels or the connected
during playback
additional device send a colour signal. Black-and-white signals containing no color
information (colour subcarriers) cannot be recorded.
No sound signal at the digital output
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PROBLEM
SOLUTION
A DVD+RW disc cannot be played on
certain DVD players
✓ If a recording is too short, it is possible that a DVD player cannot detect it: Please
observe the following “Minimum recording times”:
Recording mode “M1”: 5 minutes, “M2”: 10 minutes, “M2x”: 13 minutes, “M3”: 15
minutes, “M4”: 20 minutes, “M6”: 30 minutes
✓ Some DVD players cannot play back DVD+RW recordings.You can solve this problem by using a special function:
1 Open the disc tray with F (Open/Close). Insert the disc but do not close the
tray.
2 Hold down the number button 2 on the remote control until the tray closes.
The disc is modified.
3 If this fails to produce the desired result, repeat the procedure using the number
button 3 on the remote control.
4 You can restore the disc to its original condition by pressing 1.
Warning!
There is a risk that you can no longer play the disc on other DVD players after this
procedure.
Therefore, apply this function with particular care.
Other disc errors
✓ If it is impossible to play back a disc, you can try and repair it for new recordings
using the following function. This will only prepare the disc for erasing. It will not be
erased, however, until the recording has been completed.
1 Clean the disc
2 Open the disc tray with F (Open/Close). Insert the disc but do not close the
tray.
3 Hold down CLEAR on the remote control until the tray closes. The disc is prepared for erasing.
4 Start recording as with an empty disc.
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Appendix
Using DRX-2 remote control for
your TV set
Your DVD recorder remote control can transmit several commands to TV sets of different brands.
The following keys will operate the TV set:
- VOL +
increase TV volume
- VOL decrease TV volume
- MUTE
mute TV
Some other keys normally operate the DVD recorder, but will operate the TV set when
you keep TV SHIFT pressed:
- CH +
next TV programme number
- CH previous TV programme number
- 0..9
choose TV channel
- B/I
switch TV set to standby
If your TV set does not respond to the remote control, you can re-programme your
remote control. Below you will find a list of all available remote control codes for various TV brands. The following procedure re-programmes your remote control:
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Look up the set-up code for your TV set in the code list in the following page.
2
Press and hold the t and u simultaneously for at least 3 seconds.
3
Release both keys.
4
Enter, within 30 seconds, the correct four-digit code with the digit keys 0..9.
5
If the selected code does not work with your TV set, or if the brand of your TV
set is not in the list, try out the codes one after the other.
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Abex. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1066
Admiral . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1013, 1028, 1075
Aiko . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1012
Akai . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1005
Alaron . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1022
American Action . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1023
Anam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1023, 1079
AOC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1003, 1005, 1048
Audiovox . . . . . . . . . . . 1012, 1023, 1027, 1029
Baysonic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1023
Belcor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1003
Bell & Howell. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1016, 1075
Bradford. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1023
Brocksonic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1024, 1028
Brockwood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1003
Candle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1005, 1009
Carnivale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1005
Carver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1000
Celebrity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1001
Cineral . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1012, 1027
Citizen . . . . . . . .1005, 1009, 1010, 1012, 1044,
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1046, 1064
Concerto . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1009
Contec . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1023, 1063, 1065
Craig . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1023
Crosley. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1000
Crown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1023, 1064
Curtis Mathes . . . . . . 1000, 1005, 1006, 1007,
. . . . . . . . . . . . . .1009, 1010, 1013, 1014, 1016,
. . . . . . . . . 1019, 1027, 1034, 1036, 1046, 1064
CXC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1023
Daewoo . . . . . . . . . . . .1003, 1012, 1027, 1029,
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1030, 1064
Daytron . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1003, 1064
Denon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1014
Dumont . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1002, 1003
Electroband . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1001
Electrohome . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1079
Emerson. . . . . . 1003, 1016, 1021, 1022, 1023,
. . . . . . . . .1024, 1026, 1028, 1029, 1030, 1044,
. . . . . . . . . 1045, 1063, 1064, 1067, 1068, 1069
Envision . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1005
Fisher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1016, 1055, 1056
Fujitsu. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1022, 1032
Funai. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1020, 1022, 1023
Futuretech . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1023
GE . . . . . . . . . . .1004, 1006, 1007, 1013, 1021,
. . . . . . . . . . . . . .1026, 1027, 1034, 1036, 1047,
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1060, 1061, 1062, 1079
Gibralter . . . . . . . . . . . 1002, 1003, 1005, 1063
Goldstar. . . . . . . . . . . .1003, 1005, 1009, 1021,
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1064, 1066
Gradiente. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1008, 1009
Grundy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1064
Grunpy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1022, 1023
Hallmark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1021
Hardvard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1023
Harley Davison . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1022
Harman Kardon. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1000
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Hitachi . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1009, 1014, 1063, 1065
Infinity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1000, 1077
Inteq . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1002
JBL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1000, 1077
JCB. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1001
JVC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1008, 1060, 1063, 1065
JVC RMC383. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1043
KEC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1023
Kenwood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1003, 1005
Kloss . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1057, 1058, 1059
KTV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1005, 1023, 1044, 1064
LG . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1009
Loewe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1077
Luxman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1009
LXI . . . . . . 1000, 1006, 1016, 1017, 1021, 1077
Magnavox. . . . . . . . . . . 1000, 1005, 1022, 1049,
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1050, 1057, 1058, 1059, 1077
Marantz . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1000, 1005, 1077
Matsushita . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1025
Megatron . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1014, 1021
Memorex. . . . . . . . . . . 1009, 1015, 1016, 1021,
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1025, 1028, 1075
MGA . . . . . . . . . 1003, 1005, 1015, 1021, 1056
Midland . . 1002, 1006, 1007, 1060, 1064, 1066
Minutz . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1004
Mitsubishi . . . . . 1003, 1013, 1015, 1021, 1056
Motorola . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1013, 1079
MTC . . . . . . . . . 1003, 1005, 1009, 1010, 1046
Multitech . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1019, 1023
NAD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1017, 1021
NEC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1003, 1005, 1009, 1079
Nikko. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1005, 1012, 1021
NTC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1012
Onwa. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1023
Optimus. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1016, 1019, 1025
Optonica . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1013, 1018
Orion. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1022, 1024, 1028
Panasonic. . . . . . 1007, 1025, 1060, 1077, 1079
Penney . . . . . . . 1003, 1004, 1005, 1006, 1007,
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1009, 1010, 1017, 1021, 1036,
. . . . . . . . . 1046, 1060, 1063, 1064, 1066, 1076
Philco . . . . 1000, 1003, 1005, 1014, 1028, 1049,
. . . . . . . . . 1057, 1058, 1059, 1059, 1077, 1079
Philips . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1000, 1049, 1050, 1057,
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1058, 1063, 1073, 1077, 1079
Pilot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1003, 1005, 1064
Pioneer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1019, 1031
Price Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1046
Portland. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1003, 1012, 1064
Prism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1007, 1060
Proscan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1006
Proton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1021, 1063
Pulsar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1002, 1003
Quasar. . . . . . . . 1007, 1018, 1025, 1060, 1079
Radio Shack . . . . . . . . . 1003, 1005, 1006, 1009,
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1016, 1018, 1021, 1023, 1063,
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1064, 1066
RCA. . . . . . . . . . 1003, 1006, 1007, 1011, 1013,
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1033, 1034, 1035, 1036, 1037,
. . . . . . . . . 1038, 1048, 1052, 1071, 1072, 1079
Realistic . . . . . . . . . . . . 1003, 1005, 1009, 1016,
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1018, 1021, 1023, 1063, 1064
Runco . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1002, 1005
Sampo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1005, 1064, 1066
Samsung . . . . . . 1003, 1005, 1009, 1010, 1021,
. . . . . . . . . . . . . 1046, 1063, 1064, 1066, 1078
Samsunx . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1064
Sansei . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1027
Sansui . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1028
Sanyo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1016, 1055
Scimitsu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1003
Scotch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1021, 1063
Scott . . . . . . . . . 1003, 1021, 1022, 1023, 1024
Sears . . . . 1000, 1006, 1009, 1016, 1017, 1020,
. . . . . . . . 1021, 1022, 1053, 1055, 1056, 1065
Semivox. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1023
Semp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1017
Sharp . . . . 1013, 1018, 1031, 1051, 1063, 1064
Shogun. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1003
Signature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1075
Sony. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1001, 1042
Sounddesign . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1021, 1022, 1023
Squareview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1020
SSS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1003, 1023
Starlite. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1023
Supreme . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1001
Sylvania . . . . . . . 1000, 1005, 1049, 1050, 1054,
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1058, 1059, 1077
Symphonic. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1020
Tandy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1013
Tatung . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1079
Technics. . . . . . . . . . . . .1007, 1025, 1060, 1063
Technol Ace. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1022
Techwood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1007, 1009, 1060
Teknika . . . . . . . 1000, 1003, 1009, 1010, 1012,
. . . . . . . . 1015, 1022, 1023, 1046, 1064, 1065
Telecaption . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1074
Telefunken . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1009
Thomson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1039
TMK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1009, 1021
Toshiba . . . . . . . 1010, 1016, 1017, 1040, 1041,
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1046, 1054, 1070, 1074
Totevision . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1064
Vector Research . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1005
Victor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1008
Vidikron . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1000
Vidtech . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1003, 1021
Wards . . . . . . . 1000, 1003, 1004, 1005, 1009,
. . . . . . . . 1018, 1021, 1022, 1049, 1050, 1054,
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1057, 1058, 1075, 1077
White_Westinhouse. . . . . . . .1029, 1028, 1030
Yamaha . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1003, 1005
Zenith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1002, 1012, 1028
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Specifications
Disc Formats Supported
Disc type
DVD+RW
DVD+R
DVD-RW (Video mode)
DVD-R
DVD-Video
Super Video CD
Video CD
Audio CD
CD-R
CD-RW
Playback
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Audio format
Recording
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–
–
–
–
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Recordable Disc Formats
Medium
Diameter
Capacity (single side)
Recording time
DVD+RW: Phase-Change ReWritable
DVD+R: dye-based
12 cm
4.7 Gbyte
M1
60’
9.72 Mbit/s
M2
120’ 5.07 Mbit/s
M2x
150’ 4.06 Mbit/s
M3
180’ 3.38 Mbit/s
M4
240’ 2.54 Mbit/s
M6
360’ 1.69 Mbit/s
TV Standard
PAL/SECAM
NTSC
Scan Frequency
Number of lines
Playback
Recording
Internal tuner
50Hz
625
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•
•
60Hz
525
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•
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Video RESOLUTION
50Hz
60Hz
DVD-Video/DVD+RW/DVD+R (M1/M2/M2x)
-Horiz. Resolution
720 pixels1
-Vertical Resolution
576 lines
DVD+RW/DVD+R (M3/M4/M6)
-Horiz. Resolution
360 pixels2
-Vertical Resolution
576 lines
VCD
-Horiz. Resolution
352 pixels
-Vertical Resolution
288 lines
720 pixels1
480 lines
360 pixels2
480 lines
352 pixels
288 lines
1 equivalent to 500 lines on your TV
2 equivalent to 250 lines on your TV
Video Performance
DA Converter
AD Converter
Signal handling
Video Output
S-video Output
RGB Output
10-bit
9-bit
Components
1 Vpp into 75 Ohm
Y: 1 Vpp into 75 Ohm
C: 0.300 Vpp into 75 Ohm
0.7 Vpp into 75 Ohm
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-Dolby Digital
-DTS
-MPEG1
-PCM
Playback
Multi-channel
(AC-3)
Multi-channel
2-channel
SPdif
2-channel
16, 20, 24 bit
fs 48 kHz
Recording
2-channel
16-bit, fs 48 kHz
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–
2-channel
16-bit, fs 48 kHz
Audio Performance
DA Converter
AD Converter
DVD
Video CD
Audio CD
24-bit
16-bit
fs 96 kHz
fs 48 kHz
fs 44.1 kHz
fs 44.1 kHz
4 Hz - 44 kHz
4 Hz - 22 kHz
4 Hz - 20 kHz
4 Hz - 20 kHz
Front Connections
i.LINK DV
S-video Input
Video Input
Audio Left/Right Input
IEEE 1394 4-pin
Hosiden 4-pin
Cinch (yellow)
Cinch (white/red)
Rear Connections
scart 1
scart 2
S-video Output
Video Output
Audio Left/Right Output
Digital Audio Output
RF Antenna Input
RF TV Output
Mains
CVBS, S-video/RGB-out, Decoder
CVBS, S-video/RGB-in, Decoder
Hosiden 4-pin
Cinch (yellow)
Cinch (white/red)
1 coaxial, 1 optical
IEC958 for CDDA / LPCM
IEC1937, Dolby Digital, DTS
Coaxial 75 ohms
Coaxial 75 ohms
Standard (IEC type)
Power Supply
Power Inlet
Power consumption
220-240 V, 50 Hz
Operation
Low-power Standby
27 W
3W
Cabinet
Dimensions (w x h x d)
Net Weight
435 x 82 x 347 mm
4.0 kg
Operating environment
Operating position
Ambient temperature
Humidity
maximum 10 degree inclination in
all directions
15 C - 35 C
25% - 75%
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