Canon 2159B002 Printer User Manual

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DVD Recorder
DVR-420H
DVR-520H
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www.pioneerelectronics.com
Operating Instructions
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CAUTION
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
The lightning flash with arrowhead, within
an equilateral triangle, is intended to alert
the user to the presence of uninsulated
"dangerous voltage" within the product's
enclosure that may be of sufficient
magnitude to constitute a risk of electric
shock to persons.
CAUTION:
TO PREVENT THE RISK OF ELECTRIC
SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR
BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS
INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED
SERVICE PERSONNEL.
The exclamation point within an equilateral
triangle is intended to alert the user to the
presence of important operating and
maintenance (servicing) instructions in the
literature accompanying the appliance.
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IMPORTANT NOTICE – THE SERIAL NUMBER FOR THIS EQUIPMENT IS LOCATED IN THE REAR.
PLEASE WRITE THIS SERIAL NUMBER ON YOUR ENCLOSED WARRANTY CARD AND
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KEEP IN A SECURE AREA. THIS IS FOR YOUR SECURITY.
Information to User
Alteration or modifications carried out without appropriate authorization may invalidate the user’s right to operate
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the equipment.
NOTE: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to
Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in
a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not
installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does
cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off
and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
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Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
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CAUTION : USE OF CONTROLS OR ADJUSTMENTS OR PERFORMANCE OF PROCEDURES OTHER THAN THOSE
SPECIFIED HEREIN MAY RESULT IN HAZARDOUS RADIATION EXPOSURE.
CAUTION : THE USE OF OPTICAL INSTRUMENTS WITH THIS PRODUCT WILL INCREASE EYE HAZARD.
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WARNING – TO PREVENT FIRE OR SHOCK
HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS
APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
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CAUTION: This product satisfies FCC regulations when shielded cables and connectors are used to connect the
unit to other equipment. To prevent electromagnetic interference with electric appliances such as radios and
televisions, use shielded cables and connectors for connections.
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This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
Cet appareil numérique de la Classe B est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada.
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
READ INSTRUCTIONS — All the safety and
operating instructions should be read before the
product is operated.
RETAIN INSTRUCTIONS — The safety and
operating instructions should be retained for
future reference.
HEED WARNINGS — All warnings on the product
and in the operating instructions should be
adhered to.
FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS — All operating and use
instructions should be followed.
CLEANING — The product should be cleaned only
with a polishing cloth or a soft dry cloth. Never
clean with furniture wax, benzine, insecticides
or other volatile liquids since they may corrode
the cabinet.
ATTACHMENTS — Do not use attachments not
recommended by the product manufacturer as
they may cause hazards.
WATER AND MOISTURE — Do not use this
product near water — for example, near a
bathtub, wash bowl, kitchen sink, or laundry
tub; in a wet basement; or near a swimming
pool; and the like.
ACCESSORIES — Do not place this product on an
unstable cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table.
The product may fall, causing serious injury to a
child or adult, and serious damage to the
product. Use only with a cart, stand, tripod,
bracket, or table recommended by the
manufacturer, or sold with the product. Any
mounting of the product should follow the
manufacturer’s instructions, and should use a
mounting accessory recommended by the
manufacturer.
CART — A product and cart combination should be
moved with care. Quick stops, excessive force,
and uneven surfaces may cause the product
and cart combination to overturn.
VENTILATION — Slots and openings in the cabinet
are provided for ventilation and to ensure
reliable operation of the product and to protect
it from overheating, and these openings must
not be blocked or covered. The openings should
never be blocked by placing the product on a
bed, sofa, rug, or other similar surface. This
product should not be placed in a built-in
installation such as a bookcase or rack unless
proper ventilation is provided or the
manufacturer’s instructions have been adhered
to.
POWER SOURCES — This product should be
operated only from the type of power source
indicated on the marking label. If you are not
sure of the type of power supply to your home,
consult your product dealer or local power
company.
LOCATION – The appliance should be installed in a
stable location.
NONUSE PERIODS – The power cord of the
appliance should be unplugged from the outlet
when left un-used for a long period of time.
GROUNDING OR POLARIZATION
• If this product is equipped with a polarized
alternating current line plug (a plug having one
blade wider than the other), it will fit into the
outlet only one way. This is a safety feature. If
you are unable to insert the plug fully into the
outlet, try reversing the plug. If the plug should
still fail to fit, contact your electrician to replace
your obsolete outlet. Do not defeat the safety
purpose of the polarized plug.
• If this product is equipped with a three-wire
grounding type plug, a plug having a third
(grounding) pin, it will only fit into a grounding
type power outlet. This is a safety feature. If you
are unable to insert the plug into the outlet,
contact your electrician to replace your obsolete
outlet. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the
grounding type plug.
POWER-CORD PROTECTION — Power-supply
cords should be routed so that they are not likely
to be walked on or pinched by items placed
upon or against them, paying particular
attention to cords at plugs, convenience
receptacles, and the point where they exit from
the product.
OUTDOOR ANTENNA GROUNDING — If an
outside antenna or cable system is connected to
the product, be sure the antenna or cable
system is grounded so as to provide some
protection against voltage surges and built-up
static charges. Article 810 of the National
Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70, provides
information with regard to proper grounding of
the mast and supporting structure, grounding of
the lead-in wire to an antenna discharge unit,
size of grounding conductors, location of
antenna-discharge unit, connection to
grounding electrodes, and requirements for the
grounding electrode. See Figure A.
LIGHTNING — For added protection for this
product during a lightning storm, or when it is
left unattended and unused for long periods of
time, unplug it from the wall outlet and
disconnect the antenna or cable system. This
will prevent damage to the product due to
lightning and power-line surges.
POWER LINES — An outside antenna system
should not be located in the vicinity of overhead
power lines or other electric light or power
circuits, or where it can fall into such power
lines or circuits. When installing an outside
antenna system, extreme care should be taken
to keep from touching such power lines or
circuits as contact with them might be fatal.
OVERLOADING — Do not overload wall outlets,
extension cords, or integral convenience
receptacles as this can result in a risk of fire or
electric shock.
OBJECT AND LIQUID ENTRY — Never push
objects of any kind into this product through
openings as they may touch dangerous voltage
points or short-out parts that could result in a
fire or electric shock. Never spill liquid of any
kind on the product.
SERVICING — Do not attempt to service this
product yourself as opening or removing covers
may expose you to dangerous voltage or other
hazards. Refer all servicing to qualified service
personnel.
DAMAGE REQUIRING SERVICE — Unplug this
product from the wall outlet and refer servicing
to qualified service personnel under the
following conditions:
• When the power-supply cord or plug is
damaged.
• If liquid has been spilled, or objects have fallen
into the product.
• If the product has been exposed to rain or water.
• If the product does not operate normally by
following the operating instructions. Adjust only
those controls that are covered by the operating
instructions as an improper adjustment of other
controls may result in damage and will often
require extensive work by a qualified technician
to restore the product to its normal operation.
• If the product has been dropped or damaged in
any way.
• When the product exhibits a distinct change in
performance — this indicates a need for service.
REPLACEMENT PARTS — When replacement parts
are required, be sure the service technician has
used replacement parts specified by the
manufacturer or have the same characteristics
as the original part. Unauthorized substitutions
may result in fire, electric shock, or other
hazards.
SAFETY CHECK — Upon completion of any service
or repairs to this product, ask the service
technician to perform safety checks to
determine that the product is in proper
operating condition.
WALL OR CEILING MOUNTING — The product
should not be mounted to a wall or ceiling.
HEAT — The product should be situated away from
heat sources such as radiators, heat registers,
stoves, or other products (including amplifiers)
that produce heat.
ANTENNA
LEAD IN
WIRE
GROUND
CLAMP
ANTENNA
DISCHARGE UNIT
(NEC SECTION 810-20)
ELECTRIC
SERVICE
EQUIPMENT
Fig. A
GROUNDING CONDUCTORS
(NEC SECTION 810-21)
GROUND CLAMPS
POWER SERVICE GROUNDING
ELECTRODE SYSTEM
(NEC ART 250, PART H)
NEC — NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE
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DANGER
VISIBLE AND INVISIBLE LASER RADIATION WHEN
OPEN. AVOID DIRECT EXPOSURE TO BEAM.
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.
CAUTION
– PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK DO
NOT USE THIS (POLARIZED) PLUG
WITH AN EXTENSION CORD.
RECEPTACLE OR OTHER OUTLET
UNLESS THE BLADES CAN BE
FULLY INSERTED TO PREVENT
BLADE EXPOSURE.
ATTENTION – POUR PREVENIR LES CHOCS
ELECTRIQUES NE PAS UTILISER
CETTE FICHE POLARISEE AVEC UN
PROLONGATEUR UNE PRISE DE
COURANT OU UNE AUTRE SORTIE
DE COURANT, SAUF SI LES LAMES
PEUVENT ETRE INSEREES A FOND
SANS EN LAISSER AUCUNE PARTIE
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A DECOUVVERT.
NOTE TO CATV SYSTEM INSTALLER
THIS REMINDER IS PROVIDED TO CALL THE CATV
SYSTEM INSTALLER’S ATTENTION TO ARTICLE 82040 OF THE NEC THAT PROVIDES GUIDELINES FOR
PROPER GROUNDING AND, IN PARTICULAR,
SPECIFIES THAT THE CABLE GROUND SHALL BE
CONNECTED TO THE GROUNDING SYSTEM OF THE
BUILDING, AS CLOSE TO THE POINT OF CABLE
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ENTRY AS PRACTICAL.
Recording equipment and copyright: You may use
this product only to reproduce or copy materials for
which you own the copyright or have obtained
permission to copy from the copyright owner or for
which you otherwise have a legal right to reproduce
or copy. Unless you own the copyright or have
obtained permission from the copyright owner or
otherwise have a legal right to reproduce or copy,
you may be violating the law, including copyright
law, and may be subject to payment of damages and
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other remedies.
POWER-CORD CAUTION
Handle the power cord by the plug. Do not pull out the
plug by tugging the cord and never touch the power
cord when your hands are wet as this could cause a
short circuit or electric shock. Do not place the unit, a
piece of furniture, etc., on the power cord, or pinch the
cord. Never make a knot in the cord or tie it with other
cords. The power cords should be routed such that they
are not likely to be stepped on. A damaged power cord
can cause a fire or give you an electrical shock. Check
the power cord once in a while. When you find it
damaged, ask your nearest PIONEER authorized
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This product is for general household purposes. Any
failure due to use for other than household purposes
(such as long-term use for business purposes in a
restaurant or use in a car or ship) and which
requires repair will be charged for even during the
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warranty period.
This product includes FontAvenue® fonts licenced by
NEC corporation. FontAvenue is a registered
trademark of NEC Corporation.
WARNING: Handling the cord on this product or
cords associated with accessories sold with the
product will expose you to lead, a chemical known to
the State of California and other governmental
entities to cause cancer and birth defects or other
reproductive harm.
Wash hands after handling
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This product contains mercury. Disposal of this
material may be regulated due to environmental
considerations. For disposal or recycling information,
please contact your local authorities or the Electronics
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Industries Alliance : www.eiae.org.
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We Want You Listening For A Lifetime
Selecting fine audio equipment such as the unit
you’ve just purchased is only the start of your
musical enjoyment. Now it’s time to consider how
you can maximize the fun and excitement your
equipment offers. This manufacturer and the
Electronic Industries Association’s Consumer
Electronics Group want you to get the most out of
your equipment by playing it at a safe level. One that
lets the sound come through loud and clear without
annoying blaring or distortion-and, most importantly,
without affecting your sensitive hearing.
Sound can be deceiving. Over time your hearing
“comfort level” adapts to higher volumes of sound.
So what sounds “normal” can actually be loud and
harmful to your hearing. Guard against this by
setting your equipment at a safe level BEFORE your
hearing adapts.
Used wisely, your new sound equipment will
provide a lifetime of fun and enjoyment. Since
hearing damage from loud noise is often
undetectable until it is too late, this manufacturer
and the Electronic Industries Association’s
Consumer Electronics Group recommend you avoid
prolonged exposure to excessive noise. This list of
sound levels is included for your protection.
Decibel
Level Example
30
40
50
60
70
80
Quiet library, soft whispers
Living room, refrigerator, bedroom away from traffic
Light traffic, normal conversation, quiet office
Air conditioner at 20 feet, sewing machine
Vacuum cleaner, hair dryer, noisy restaurant
Average city traffic, garbage disposals, alarm clock
at two feet.
THE FOLLOWING NOISES CAN BE DANGEROUS
UNDER CONSTANT EXPOSURE
To establish a safe level:
• Start your volume control at a low setting.
• Slowly increase the sound until you can hear it
comfortably and clearly, and without distortion.
90 Subway, motorcycle, truck traffic, lawn mower
100 Garbage truck, chain saw, pneumatic drill
120 Rock band concert in front of speakers,
thunderclap
140 Gunshot blast, jet plane
180 Rocket launching pad
Once you have established a comfortable sound
level:
• Set the dial and leave it there.
Information courtesy of the Deafness Research Foundation.
Taking a minute to do this now will help to prevent
hearing damage or loss in the future. After all, we
want you listening for a lifetime.
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Contents
01 Before you start
06 Recording
Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
What’s in the box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Putting the batteries in the remote control . . . . . . . . 10
Using the remote control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Disc / content format playback compatibility . . . . . . 11
About the internal hard disk drive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
About DVD recording . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44
About HDD recording . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44
Recording time and picture quality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44
Restrictions on video recording . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
Setting the picture quality/recording time . . . . . . . . 45
Basic recording from the TV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
Setting a timer recording . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47
Timer recording FAQ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52
Simultaneous recording and playback . . . . . . . . . . . 53
Recording from an external component . . . . . . . . . . 53
Automatic recording from a satellite tuner . . . . . . . . 54
Recording from a DV camcorder (DVR-520H only) . . 55
Recording from the DV output
(DVR-520H only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56
Playing your recordings on other DVD players . . . . . 56
Initializing a DVD-RW disc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57
02 Connecting up
Rear panel connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Front panel connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Easy connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Using other types of video output . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Connecting to a cable box or satellite receiver (1) . . . 17
Connecting to a cable box or satellite receiver (2) . . . 18
Connecting to an AV amplifier or receiver . . . . . . . . . 19
Connecting other AV sources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Plugging in . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
07 Copying and back-up
03 Controls and displays
Front panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Remote control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
04 Getting started
Switching on and setting up . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Selecting the hard disk or DVD for playback and
recording . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Making your first recording. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Using the built-in TV tuner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Basic playback . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Using the Home Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
Displaying disc information on-screen . . . . . . . . . . . 32
05 Playback
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
Using the Disc Navigator to browse the contents
of a disc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
Navigating discs and the HDD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
Scanning discs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
Playing in slow motion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
Frame advance/frame reverse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
The Play Mode menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
Displaying and switching subtitles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
Switching DVD soundtracks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
Switching audio channels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
Switching camera angles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
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Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58
One Touch Copy* (HDD to DVD) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59
One Touch Copy* (DVD to HDD) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60
Copying from HDD to DVD* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60
HDD to DVD Copy List menu options . . . . . . . . . . . . 61
Recording the Copy List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62
HDD to DVD Copy List commands . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62
Copying from DVD to HDD* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68
DVD to HDD Copy List menu options . . . . . . . . . . . . 69
Recording the Copy List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69
DVD to HDD Copy List commands . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70
Using disc back-up* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71
08 Editing
The Disc Navigator screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73
Disc Navigator menu options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75
Editing VR mode Original, Video mode and HDD
content . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76
Editing HDD groups . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80
Creating and editing a VR mode Play List . . . . . . . . . 81
09 Disc History
Using the Disc History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86
10 The PhotoViewer
Playing a slideshow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87
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11 The Disc Setup menu
Basic settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Initialize settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HDD Initialize . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Finalize settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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90
90
12 The Video/Audio Adjust menu
Setting the picture quality for TV and external
inputs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91
Setting the picture quality for disc playback . . . . . . 92
Audio DRC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93
13 The Initial Setup menu
Using the Initial Setup menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94
Basic settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94
Tuner settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95
Video Out settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96
Audio In settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97
Audio Out settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98
Language settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99
Recording settings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101
Playback settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102
14 Additional information
Resetting the recorder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Setting up the remote to control your TV . . . . . . . .
Screen sizes and disc formats
Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Frequently asked questions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
About DV (DVR-520H only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Manual recording modes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Additional information for cable/satellite/STB
(set-top box) users . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Language code list. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Country code list . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
On-screen displays and recorder displays . . . . . . .
Handling discs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Storing discs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Damaged discs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Cleaning the pickup lens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Condensation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Hints on installation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Moving the recorder. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Glossary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Before you start
01
Chapter 1
Before you start
Features
HDD
• HDD recording
You can record up to 102 hours of video (in EP mode) on
the internal 80GB (gigabyte) hard disk (HDD).
With both recordable DVD and a high-capacity HDD in
the same recorder, you have the flexibility to keep
recordings on the HDD for quick access anytime, or
record to DVD for archiving or playing on other DVD
players.
• Copy between HDD and DVD
You can copy recordings from the HDD to recordable
DVD, or from DVD to the HDD. Usually you can use the
high-speed copy feature, which can copy an hour of video
in under two minutes (when recorded in EP mode using
a DVD-R Ver. 2.0 / 8x disc).
You can also choose to copy material at a different
recording quality from the original. For example, you
might want to copy a FINE mode (highest quality)
recording on the HDD to SP (standard play) quality on a
DVD so that you can fit other recordings on the same
disc.
• One Touch Copy
One Touch Copy makes copying the currently playing title
from HDD to DVD, or DVD to HDD as simple as pressing
a button.
HDD
• Chase play VR mode
Using chase play you can start watching a recording
before the recording has finished. For example, you could
set a timer recording for a program that you’re going to
miss the first 15 minutes of, then start watching while the
recorder is still recording the program 15 minutes ahead
of you.
•
Simultaneous recording and playback
VR mode
HDD
Playback and recording for both DVDs and the built-in
hard disk drive (HDD) are completely independent. For
example you can record a broadcast program to either a
recordable DVD or the HDD, while watching another
recording you already made on the same DVD or on the
HDD.
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• Disc Navigator
The on-screen Disc Navigator makes finding your way
around the contents of a disc or the HDD easy. For
recordable DVD and HDD content, moving thumbnail
images are displayed for ease of use. The Disc Navigator
is also where you can edit HDD and recordable DVD
content.
• Disc History
The Disc History screen shows disc information,
including how much free space remains for recording,
for the last 30 recordable discs loaded in the recorder.
Every time you load a recordable disc, the Disc History is
automatically updated with the latest information.
• Home Menu
The Home Menu gives you on-screen access to all the
recorder’s features in one convenient place, from setting
up the recorder, to programming a timer recording and
editing a recording.
• Progressive scan-compatible
Compared to standard interlaced video, progressive scan
effectively doubles the amount of video information fed to
your TV or monitor. The result is a stable, flicker-free
image. (Check your TV/monitor for compatibility with this
feature.)
• Cinema surround sound in your home
Connect this recorder to a Dolby Digital and/or DTScompatible AV amp/receiver to enjoy full surround sound
effects from Dolby Digital and DTS DVD discs.
• Easy Timer Recording
Setting the recorder to record a program is simple from
the Easy Timer Recording screen. Set the channel to
record and the recording quality, then graphically set the
start and end times of the recording. That’s it!
• Program up to 32 timer recordings
You can program the recorder to record up to 32
programs, up to a month in advance, using the
VCR Plus+® system* for easy programming if you want.
As well as single programs, you can specify daily or
weekly recordings, too.
*1
VCR Plus+ and PlusCode are registered trademarks
of Gemstar Development Corporation.
The VCR Plus+ system is manufactured under license
from Gemstar Development Corporation.
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• One Touch Recording
Use One Touch Recording to start recording immediately
in 30 minute blocks. Each time you press the REC
button, the recording time is extended by another 30
minutes.
• Optimized recording
Optimized recording adjusts the recording quality
automatically if a timer recording will not fit onto a disc
with the settings that you made.
• Auto Start Recording from satellite receiver or
other set top box
With a satellite receiver or other set top box connected to
the INPUT 1/AUTO START REC inputs of this recorder,
you can start and stop recording automatically according
to the timer settings of the set top box.
• High quality 16-bit Linear PCM audio
When recording using one of the high quality record
settings (FINE or MN32), the audio is recorded in
uncompressed 16-bit Linear PCM format. This delivers
great sounding audio to accompany the high picture
quality.
• Picture quality adjustment features
During playback, you can adjust various picture quality
settings to improve the picture. You can also adjust the
recording picture quality. For example, if you want to
make a DVD copy of an old video tape, you can optimize
the picture quality before transferring it to disc.
• Find what you want to watch quickly and easily
Unlike video tape that needs to be wound to the correct
place, you can jump right to the part of a DVD disc or the
HDD that you want to watch. Search for a point on a disc
by title, chapter or time.
• Manual recording
In addition to the four preset recording quality modes
(FINE, SP, LP and EP), the manual recording mode allows
you to access 32 different recording quality/time settings,
giving you precise control over the recording.
• Record to and from a DV camcorder (DVR-520H
only)
This recorder has a built-in DV (Digital Video) input/
output jack for connection to a DV camcorder. This
makes it ideal for transferring camcorder footage to DVD
or HDD for editing. You can also transfer DVD or HDD
content back to the camcorder if you need to.
• Safe, non-destructive editing VR mode
When you edit a DVD-RW, the actual content of the disc
(the Original content) is not touched. The edited version
(the Play List content) just points to various parts of the
Original content.
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HDD
• Chapter marking VR mode
You can easily add chapter markers anywhere in your
recordings for easy editing.
•
Play Video mode recordings on a regular DVD
player Video mode
Discs recorded using the Video mode can be played back
on regular DVD players, including computer DVD drives
compatible with DVD-Video playback*.
*
‘DVD-Video format’ recording: The use of the DVDVideo format for recording on DVD-R and DVD-RW discs
is referred to as recording in ‘Video mode’ on Pioneer’s
DVD recorders. Supporting playback of DVD-R / DVDRW discs is optional for manufacturers of DVD
playback equipment, and there is DVD playback
equipment that does not play DVD-R or DVD-RW discs
recorded in the DVD-Video format.
Note: ‘Finalization’ is required.
• WMA, MP3 and JPEG file playback
This recorder can play WMA and MP3 audio files and
JPEG picture files on CD-R, CD-RW or CD-ROM discs.
• Disc Back-up
The disc back-up feature gives you a convenient way to
back-up important material on DVD to another
recordable DVD disc. The material is first copied to the
HDD, then on to a second DVD disc.
HDD
• Recovery Recording
When a timer recording is set to use DVD but the disc
loaded at the time of the recording is unrecordable, the
program will automatically be recorded to the HDD.
HDD
• Auto Replace Recording
This feature is useful for regular timer recordings of a TV
program which you don’t want to keep after watching.
Each time the program is recorded, it replaces the one
currently on the HDD. There’s no need to manually delete
it later.
Note on copying:
You may use this product only to reproduce or copy materials for
which you own the copyright or have obtained permission to copy
from the copyright owner or for which you otherwise have a legal right
to reproduce or copy. Unless you own the copyright or have obtained
permission from the copyright owner or otherwise have a legal right
to reproduce or copy, you may be violating the law, including
copyright law, and may be subject to payment of damages and other
remedies.
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Before you start
01
What’s in the box
Please confirm that the following accessories are in the
box when you open it.
• Remote control
• AA/R6P dry cell batteries x2
• Audio/video cable (red/white/yellow)
• RF antenna cable
• Power cable
• These operating instructions
• Warranty card
Putting the batteries in the remote
control
1 Open the battery compartment cover on the
back of the remote control.
Note
Incorrect use of batteries can result in hazards such as
leakage and bursting. Please observe the following:
• Don’t mix new and old batteries together.
• Don’t use different kinds of batteries together—
although they may look similar, different batteries
may have different voltages.
• Make sure that the plus and minus ends of each
battery match the indications in the battery
compartment.
• Remove batteries from equipment that isn’t going to
be used for a month or more.
• When disposing of used batteries, please comply
with governmental regulations or environmental
public instruction’s rules that apply in your country or
area.
Using the remote control
Please keep in mind the following when using the remote
control:
• Make sure that there are no obstacles between the
remote and the remote sensor on the unit.
2 Insert two AA/R6P batteries into the battery
compartment following the indications ( ,) inside
the compartment.
• Remote operation may become unreliable if strong
sunlight or fluorescent light is shining on the unit’s
remote sensor.
• Remote controllers for different devices can interfere
with each other. Avoid using remotes for other
equipment located close to this unit.
• Replace the batteries when you notice a fall off in the
operating range of the remote.
3
Close the cover.
• When the batteries run down or you change the
batteries, the remote control mode and TV preset
codes are automatically reset. See Remote Control
Set on page 95 and Setting up the remote to control
your TV on page 106 to reset them.
• Use within the operating range and angle, as shown.
30
30
23ft
• You can control this recorder using the remote
sensor of another Pioneer component using the
CONTROL IN jack on the rear panel. See Rear panel
connections on page 14 for more information.
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01
1
Discs should be finalized in this recorder before playing. Unfinalized
VR mode and Video mode discs may not play.
2
Cannot read the CPRM information will show in the display when
you load a disc. However, this will not affect playback.
3 Copy-once protected disc titles will not play.
Disc / content format playback
compatibility
General disc compatibility
This recorder is compatible with a wide range of disc
types (media) and formats. Playable discs will generally
feature one of the following logos on the disc and/or disc
packaging. Note however that some disc types, such as
recordable CD and DVD, may be in an unplayable
format—see below for further compatibility information.
DVD-Video
DVD-R
CD-R/RW compatibility
This recorder cannot record CD-R or CD-RW discs.
• Compatible formats: CD-Audio, Video CD, ISO 9660
CD-ROM* containing MP3, WMA or JPEG files
* ISO 9660 Level 1 or 2 compliant. CD physical format:
Mode1, Mode2 XA Form1. Romeo and Joliet file
systems are both compatible with this recorder.
• Multi-session playback: Yes (except CD-Audio and
Video CD)
DVD-RW
• Unfinalized disc playback: CD-Audio only
Compressed audio compatibility
Audio CD
Video CD
CD-R
• Compatible media: CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW
CD-RW
• Compatible formats: MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3 (MP3),
Windows Media Audio (WMA)
• Sampling rates: 44.1 or 48kHz
• Bit-rates: Any (128Kbps or higher recommended)
Fujicolor CD
• Variable bit-rate (VBR) MP3 playback: Yes
• Also compatible with KODAK Picture CD
•
• VBR WMA playback: No
is a trademark of DVD Format/Logo Licensing
Corporation.
•
is a trademark of Fuji Photo Film Co. Ltd.
DVD-R/RW compatibility
This recorder will play and record DVD-R/RW discs.
Compatible media:
• DVD-RW Ver. 1.1, Ver. 1.1 / 2x and Ver. 1.2 / 4x
• WMA encoder compatibility: Windows Media Codec
8 (files encoded using Windows Media Codec 9 may be
playable but some parts of the specification are not
supported; specifically, Pro, Lossless, Voice and VBR)
• DRM (Digital Rights Management) file playback: No
(see also DRM in the Glossary on page 116)
• File extensions: .mp3, .wma (these must be used for
the recorder to recognize MP3 and WMA files – do
not use for other file types)
• File structure: Up to 99 folders / 999 files (if these
limits are exceeded, only files and folders up to these
limits are playable)
• DVD-R Ver. 2.0 and Ver. 2.0 / 4x / 8x
Recording formats:
• DVD-R: DVD-Video format (Video mode)
• DVD-RW: Video Recording (VR) format and DVDVideo format (Video mode)
Older models of DVD recorders and DVD writers may
reject DVD-RW Ver. 1.2 / 4x discs. To share DVD-RW
discs between this recorder and an older recorder/writer,
we recommend using Ver. 1.1 discs.
The following table shows older Pioneer DVD recorder
compatibility with DVD-RW Ver. 1.2 / 4x discs1.
Model
DVR-7000
DVR-810H/DVR-57H
DVR-210/DVR-310/DVR-510H
Playable
1,2,3
Yes
Yes1
Recordable
No
No
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Before you start
WMA (Windows Media Audio) compatibility
Frequently asked questions
• What’s the difference between DVD-R and DVD-RW?
The Windows Media® logo printed on the box indicates
that this recorder can playback Windows Media Audio
content.
WMA is an acronym for Windows Media Audio and refers
to an audio compression technology developed by
Microsoft Corporation. WMA content can be encoded by
using Windows Media® Player version 7, 7.1, Windows
Media® Player for Windows® XP, or Windows Media®
Player 9 Series.
Microsoft, Windows Media, and the Windows logo are
trademarks, or registered trademarks of Microsoft
Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
JPEG file compatibility
• What’s VR mode?
VR (Video Recording) mode is a special mode
designed for home DVD recording. It allows flexible
editing of recorded material compared to ‘Video
mode’. On the other hand, Video mode discs are
more compatible with other DVD players.
• Can I play my recordable discs in a regular DVD player?
Generally, DVD-R discs and DVD-RW discs recorded
in Video mode* are playable in a regular DVD player,
but they must be ‘finalized’ first. This process fixes
the contents of the disc to make them readable to
other DVD players as DVD-Video discs.
DVD-RW discs recorded in VR mode are playable in
some players.
• Sampling ratio: 4:4:4, 4:4:2, 4:2:0
This label indicates playback compatibility with
DVD-RW discs recorded in VR mode (Video
Recording format). However, for discs recorded with
a record-only-once encrypted program, playback can
only be achieved using the CPRM compatible device.
• Vertical resolution: 120 – 3840 pixels
• Progressive JPEG compatible: No
• File extensions: .jpg, jpeg, jif, jfif (must be used for the
recorder to recognize JPEG files – do not use for other
file types)
• File structure: The recorder can load up to 99 folders
/ 999 files at one time (if there are more files/folders
that this on the disc then more can be reloaded)
PC-created disc compatibility
Discs recorded using a personal computer may not be
playable in this unit due to the setting of the application
software used to create the disc. In these particular
instances, check with the software publisher for more
detailed information.
Discs recorded in packet write mode (UDF format) are
not compatible with this recorder.
Check the DVD-R/RW or CD-R/RW software disc boxes
for additional compatibility information.
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For more information, see About DVD recording on
page 44.
• Compatible formats: Baseline JPEG and EXIF 2.2*
still image files
*File format used by digital still cameras
• Horizontal resolution: 160 – 5120 pixels
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The most important difference between DVD-R and
DVD-RW is that DVD-R is a record-once medium,
while DVD-RW is a re-recordable/erasable medium.
You can re-record/erase a DVD-RW disc
approximately 1,000 times.
Note that Pioneer cannot guarantee that discs
recorded using this recorder will play on other players.
*
‘DVD-Video format’ recording: The use of the DVDVideo format for recording on DVD-R and DVD-RW discs
is referred to as recording in ‘Video mode’ on Pioneer’s
DVD recorders. Supporting playback of DVD-R / DVDRW discs is optional for manufacturers of DVD
playback equipment, and there is DVD playback
equipment that does not play DVD-R or DVD-RW discs
recorded in the DVD-Video format.
Note: ‘Finalization’ is required.
This recorder supports the recording of ‘copy-once’
broadcast programs using the CPRM copy protection
system (see CPRM on page 45) on CPRM-compliant
DVD-RW discs in VR mode. CPRM recordings can only
be played on players that are specifically compatible
with CPRM.
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01
• Do I need two DVD recorders for editing? What kind of
editing can I do?
Unlike editing video tape, you only need one DVD
recorder to edit discs. With DVD, you edit by making
a ‘Play List’ of what to play and when to play it. On
playback, the recorder plays the disc according to the
Play List.
Original
Title 1
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Title 2
Title 3
Chapter 1
Chapter 1
About the internal hard disk drive
The internal hard disk drive (HDD) is a fragile piece of
equipment. Please use the recorder following the
guidelines below to protect against possible HDD failure.
We recommend that you back up your important
recordings onto DVD-R/RW discs in order to protect against
accidental loss.
• Do not move the recorder while it is on.
Chapter 2
• Install and use the recorder on a stable, level surface.
• Do not block the rear vent/cooling fan.
• Do not use the recorder in excessively hot or humid
places, or in places that may be subject to sudden
changes in temperature. Sudden changes in
temperature can cause condensation to form inside
the recorder. This can be a cause of HDD failure.
Title 1
Chapter 1
Title 2
Chapter 2
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Play List
Throughout this manual, you will often see the words
Original and Play List to refer to the actual content
and the edited version.
• Original content refers to what’s actually recorded
on the disc.
• Play List content refers to the edited version of the
disc—how the Original content is to be played.
• While the recorder is switched on, do not unplug
from the wall socket or switch the electricity off from
the breaker switch.
• Do not move the recorder immediately after
switching it off. If you need to move the recorder,
please follow the steps below:
1 After the message POWER OFF is shown in the
display, wait at least two minutes.
2 Unplug from the wall socket.
3 Move the recorder.
• If there’s a power failure while the recorder is on
there is a chance that some data on the HDD will be
lost.
• The HDD is very delicate. If used improperly or in an
unsuitable environment, it is possible that the HDD
will fail after a few years of use. Signs of problems
include playback unexpectedly freezing and
noticeable block noise (mosaic) in the picture.
However, sometimes there will be no warning signs
of HDD failure.
If the HDD fails, no playback of recorded material will
be possible. In this case it will be necessary to
replace the HDD unit.
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Connecting up
Chapter 2
Connecting up
Rear panel connections
1
2
3
R
OUT
4
OUTPUT 1
L
R
7
INPUT 1/
AUTO START
REC
L
IN
AC IN
VHF/UHF
Y
PB
PR
COMPONENT VIDEO OUT
AUDIO
VIDEO
OUTPUT 2
S-VIDEO
AUDIO
VIDEO
INPUT 3
S-VIDEO
IN
OPTICAL
CONTROL DIGITAL OUT
5 6
1 VHF/UHF IN/OUT
Connect your TV antenna to the VHF/UHF IN jack. The
signal is passed through to the VHF/UHF OUT jack for
connection to your TV.
Front panel connections
STANDBY/ON
PULL-OPEN
2 COMPONENT VIDEO OUT
A high-quality video output for connecting to a TV or
monitor with a component video input.
3 Audio/video outputs 1 and 2
Two sets of audio/video outputs (stereo analog audio;
composite and S-video video) that you can use to connect
TVs or monitors.
4 Audio/video inputs 1 and 3
Two sets of audio/video inputs (stereo analog audio;
composite and S-video video) that you can use to connect
to satellite receivers, TVs, VCR or other source
component for recording.
5 CONTROL IN
Use to control this recorder from the remote sensor of
another Pioneer component with a CONTROL OUT
terminal and bearing the Pioneer mark. Connect the
CONTROL OUT of the other component to the
CONTROL IN of this recorder using a mini-plug cord.
6 OPTICAL DIGITAL OUT
A digital audio output for connecting to an AV amp/
receiver, Dolby Digital/DTS decoder or other equipment
with optical digital input.
7 AC IN
Connect to a power outlet using the supplied power cable
after making all other connections.
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HDD
DVD
DV IN/OUT
OPEN/CLOSE
REC
ONE TOUCH COPY
DV IN/OUT
S-VIDEO
VIDEO
On the left side of the front panel a flip-down cover hides
a third audio/video input, consisting of an S-video and
standard (composite) video jack, and stereo analog audio
jacks.
DVR-520H only: On the right side is the DV input/
output i.LINK connector. This is for connection to a DV
camcorder.
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02
Easy connections
The setup described here is a basic configuration that allows you to record TV programs on both this recorder and your
VCR. When watching recordings from this recorder, set your TV to input 1; switch to input 2 to watch a video playing
in the VCR.
Important
• This recorder is equipped with copy protection technology. Do not connect this recorder to your TV via a VCR (or
your VCR via this recorder) using AV cables, as the picture from this recorder will not appear properly on your TV.
• Before making or changing any rear panel connections, make sure that all components are switched off and
unplugged from the wall outlet.
A/V
IN 2
A/V
IN 1
TV
5
3
VHF/UHF
IN
4
VHF/UHF
OUT
A/V
OUT
VCR
VHF/UHF
IN
2
R
OUT
OUTPUT 1
L
R
INPUT 1/
AUTO START
REC
L
IN
AC IN
VHF/UHF
Y
PB
PR
COMPONENT VIDEO OUT
AUDIO
VIDEO
OUTPUT 2
S-VIDEO
AUDIO
VIDEO
INPUT 3
S-VIDEO
IN
OPTICAL
CONTROL DIGITAL OUT
1
Antenna/cable TV
wall outlet
1 Connect your TV antenna/cable TV outlet to the
VHF/UHF IN jack on this recorder.
2 Use an RF antenna cable (one is supplied) to
connect the VHF/UHF OUT jack on this recorder to
the antenna input on your VCR.
• If you are not connecting a VCR in the chain, connect
this recorder directly to your TV and skip the next
step.
3 Use an RF antenna cable to connect the antenna
output on your VCR to the antenna input on your TV.
4 Connect the AUDIO and VIDEO OUTPUT jacks (1
or 2) to a set of audio/video inputs on your TV.
Use the supplied three-pin audio/video cable. It is colorcoded to help you match them up (red/white for the right/
left audio connections and yellow for video in/outs). Make
sure you match up the left and right outputs with their
corresponding inputs for correct stereo sound.
5 Connect your VCR to your TV (A/V IN 2 above)
using a set of audio and video cables.
Note
• See the following page if you want to use S-video or
component video cables for the video connection.
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02
Connecting up
Using other types of video output
This recorder has standard (composite), S-video and component video outputs. The main difference between them is
the quality of the picture. S-video delivers a better picture than composite video, while component video gives better
picture quality still. The variety of outputs also gives you the flexibility of connecting your particular equipment using
the best connection type available.
COMPONENT
INPUT
S-VIDEO
INPUT
2
1
TV
R
OUT
OUTPUT 1
L
R
INPUT 1/
AUTO START
REC
L
IN
AC IN
VHF/UHF
Y
PB
PR
COMPONENT VIDEO OUT
AUDIO
VIDEO
OUTPUT 2
S-VIDEO
AUDIO
VIDEO
INPUT 3
16
IN
OPTICAL
CONTROL DIGITAL OUT
1 Connecting using an S-video output
2 Connecting using the component video output
S-video carries the picture as separate color and
luminance (brightness) signals.
Component video carries the picture as two separate
color signals, plus a luminance (brightness) signal.
There are two S-video outputs for connection to TVs,
monitors, VCRs or other equipment.
See also Component Video Out on page 96 for how to set
up the component video output for use with a progressive
scan-compatible TV.
• Use an S-video cable (not supplied) to connect an
S-VIDEO OUTPUT (1 or 2) to an S-video input on your
TV, monitor (or other equipment).
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S-VIDEO
• Use a component video cable (not supplied) to
connect the COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jacks to a
component video input on your TV, monitor (or
other equipment).
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02
Connecting to a cable box or satellite receiver (1)
If you are using a cable box or satellite receiver with only a few scrambled channels, follow the setup on this page. If
many or all the channels are scrambled, we recommend using the setup on the following page.
Using the setup on this page you can:
• Record unscrambled channels by selecting them on this recorder.
• Record scrambled channels by selecting them on the cable box/satellite tuner and using the Auto Start Recording
feature (see Automatic recording from a satellite tuner on page 54).
• Watch one channel while recording another.
Important
• Do not connect this recorder ‘through’ your VCR, satellite receiver or cable box. Always connect each component
directly to your TV or AV amp/receiver.
A/V
IN 1
TV
VHF/UHF
IN
1
2
VHF/UHF
OUT
Cable box/
Satellite receiver
A/V
OUT
VHF/UHF
IN
3
1
R
OUT
OUTPUT 1
L
R
INPUT 1/
AUTO START
REC
L
IN
AC IN
VHF/UHF
Y
PB
PR
AUDIO
COMPONENT VIDEO OUT
VIDEO
OUTPUT 2
S-VIDEO
AUDIO
VIDEO
INPUT 3
S-VIDEO
IN
OPTICAL
CONTROL DIGITAL OUT
1
Antenna/cable TV
wall outlet
1 Connect RF antenna cables as shown.
This enables you to watch and record TV channels.
2 Connect the AUDIO and VIDEO OUTPUT jacks (1
or 2) on this recorder to a set of audio/video inputs
on your TV using a set of A/V cables (as supplied).
This enables you to watch the output from this recorder.
Note
The diagram shows standard video connections, but
you can alternatively use the S-video or component
video connections if they’re available.
3 Connect the audio/video output of your cable
box/satellite tuner to the INPUT 1/AUTO START REC
jacks on this recorder using a set of A/V cables.
This enables you to record scrambled TV channels.
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Connecting up
Connecting to a cable box or satellite receiver (2)
If many or all the channels you receive by cable or satellite are scrambled, we recommend using this setup.
Using the setup on this page you can:
• Record any channel by selecting it on the cable box/satellite tuner.
• Record using the Auto Start Recording feature (see Automatic recording from a satellite tuner on page 54).
Important
• Do not connect this recorder ‘through’ your VCR, satellite receiver or cable box. Always connect each component
directly to your TV or AV amp/receiver.
A/V
IN 1
2
VHF/UHF
IN
TV
1
R
OUT
OUTPUT 1
L
R
INPUT 1/
AUTO START
REC
L
IN
AC IN
VHF/UHF
Y
PB
PR
AUDIO
COMPONENT VIDEO OUT
1
VIDEO
OUTPUT 2
S-VIDEO
AUDIO
VIDEO
INPUT 3
S-VIDEO
IN
OPTICAL
CONTROL DIGITAL OUT
3
VHF/UHF
OUT
A/V
OUT
Cable box/
Satellite receiver
VHF/UHF
IN
1
Antenna/cable TV
wall outlet
1 Connect RF antenna cables as shown.
This enables you to watch and record TV channels.
2 Connect the AUDIO and VIDEO OUTPUT jacks (1
or 2) on this recorder to a set of audio/video inputs
on your TV using a set of A/V cables (as supplied).
This enables you to watch discs.
3 Connect the audio/video output of your cable
box/satellite tuner to the INPUT 1/AUTO START REC
jacks on this recorder using a set of A/V cables.
This enables you to record scrambled TV channels.
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Note
• The setup on this page does not allow you to watch
one channel and record another.
• The diagram shows standard video connections, but
you can alternatively use the S-video or component
video connections if they’re available.
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02
Connecting to an AV amplifier or receiver
To enjoy multichannel surround sound you need to connect this recorder to an AV amp/receiver using the digital
optical output. In addition to the digital connection, we recommend also connecting using the stereo analog
connection.
You’ll probably also want to connect a video output to your AV amp/receiver. Use the standard (composite) video
output (as shown here), or the S-video or component video connections.
See also Audio Out settings on page 98 for how to set up the digital audio output. (Noise may be output from your
speakers if the recorder is not set up to work with your AV amp/receiver.)
Important
• Do not connect this recorder to your TV ‘through’ your VCR or other component using A/V cables. Always connect
it directly to your TV.
VHF/UHF
IN
VIDEO
IN
4
TV
2
1
A/V
IN 1
R
OUT
OUTPUT 1
L
R
INPUT 1/
AUTO START
REC
L
IN
VIDEO
OUT
AC IN
VHF/UHF
Y
PB
PR
COMPONENT VIDEO OUT
AUDIO
VIDEO
OUTPUT 2
S-VIDEO
AUDIO
VIDEO
INPUT 3
S-VIDEO
IN
OPTICAL
DIGITAL IN
OPTICAL
CONTROL DIGITAL OUT
1
AV amp/
receiver
3
Antenna/cable TV
wall outlet
1 Connect RF antenna cables as shown.
This enables you to watch and record TV channels.
2 Connect the AUDIO and VIDEO OUTPUT jacks (1
or 2) on this recorder to a set of audio/video inputs
on your AV amp/receiver.
3 Use an optical digital audio cable (not supplied)
to connect the OPTICAL DIGITAL OUT jack on this
recorder to an optical digital input on your AV amp/
receiver.
This enables you to listen to multichannel surround
sound.
Note
• The diagram shows standard video connections, but
you can alternatively use the S-video or component
video connections if they’re available.
• If your AV amp/receiver doesn’t have an optical
digital input, but has a coaxial type, converter boxes
that convert from optical to coaxial are available at
specialist audio dealers.
4 Connect the AV amp/receiver’s video output to a
video input on your TV.
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Connecting up
Connecting a DV camcorder (DVR-520H only)
Connecting other AV sources
Using the front panel DV IN/OUT jack, it is possible to
connect a DV camcorder or video deck, or DVD-R/RW
recorder and digitally transfer DV tapes or DVD-R/RW
discs to DVD-R/RW.
Connecting a VCR or analog camcorder
Important
DV IN/OUT
AUDIO/VIDEO
OUTPUT
AUDIO/VIDEO
INPUT
1
• This jack is for connection to DV equipment only. It is
not compatible with digital satellite tuners or D-VHS
video decks.
2
DV IN/OUT
DV
IN/OUT
Analog camcorder
AUDIO/VIDEO
INPUT
DV
IN/OUT
AUDIO/VIDEO
OUTPUT
VCR
1 Connect a set of audio and video outputs of your
VCR or camcorder to a set of inputs on this recorder.
This enables you to record tapes from your VCR or
camcorder.
DV camcorder
1 Use a DV cable (not supplied) to connect the DV
in/out jack of your DV camcorder/video deck to the
front panel DV IN/OUT jack of this recorder.
• You can use standard video or S-video cables for the
video connection.
• The front panel connections make convenient
connections for a camcorder input.
2 Connect a set of audio and video inputs of your
VCR or camcorder to a set of outputs on this
recorder.
This enables you to record from this recorder to your VCR
or camcorder.
Plugging in
After checking all the connections, plug in the recorder.
AC IN
• You can use standard video or S-video cables for the
video connection.
1 Use the supplied power cable to connect this
recorder to a power outlet.
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03
Chapter 3
Controls and displays
Front panel
1
STANDBY/ON
2
3 4
HDD
DVD
5
6
PULL-OPEN
OPEN/CLOSE
REC
ONE TOUCH COPY
DV IN/OUT
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1 STANDBY/ON
Press to switch the recorder on/into standby.
2 HDD
Press to switch to the hard disk drive (HDD) for recording
and playback. The button lights when HDD is selected.
3 DVD
Press to switch to DVD for recording and playback. The
button lights when DVD is selected.
4
IR remote sensor (page 10)
5
Disc tray
6 Front panel display
See Display on page 22 for details.
7 DV IN/OUT jack (DVR-520H only) (page 14, 20, 53,
55, 56, 97, 111)
Digital input/output jack for use with a DV camcorder.
8 +/– (page 28, 30)
Use to change TV channels, skip chapters/tracks, etc.
14 13 12 11 10 9
8
7
9 ONE TOUCH COPY (page 59)
Press to start One Touch Copy of the currently playing
title to DVD or the HDD. See also the Note on copying on
page 9.
10 REC
Press to start recording.
11
Press to stop recording.
12 Press to start or restart playback.
13 Press to stop playback.
14 OPEN/CLOSE
Press to open/close the disc tray.
15 Front panel inputs (page 14)
Pull the cover down where indicated to access the front
panel input jacks. Especially convenient for connecting
camcorders and other portable equipment.
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Controls and displays
Display
1 2
3
4
5
6
7 8 9
10
2 PLAY / REC indicators
Lights during playback / recording; blinks when playback
/ recording is paused.
3
(page 27)
The ‘’ and ‘’ indicators light to indicate that the HDD
or DVD is selected for recording/playback.
12
13
15 16
14
1 /
Arrows indicate the copy direction between the HDD
(
) and DVD (
).
11 12
(page 47)
Lights when a timer recording has been set.
(Indicator blinks if the timer has been set to DVD but
there isn’t a recordable disc loaded, or the timer has
been set to HDD but the HDD is not recordable.)
AUTO (page 54)
Lights when Auto Start Recording has been set, and
during Auto Start Recording.
13 Recording quality indicators (page 44)
4 PL (page 75, 81)
Lights when a VR mode disc is loaded and the recorder is
in Play List mode.
FINE
Lights when the recording mode is set to FINE (best
quality).
5 PM
Lights to indicate PM (after midday) for the clock display.
SP
Lights when the recording mode is set to SP
(standard play).
6 2 3 (page 95)
Shows the remote control mode (if nothing is displayed,
the remote control mode is 1).
7 REM
Lights when the character display is showing the
remaining available recording time.
8
(page 96)
Lights when the component video output is set to
progressive scan.
9 V
Lights when an unfinalized Video mode disc is loaded.
10 R / RW
Indicates the type of recordable DVD loaded: DVD-R or
DVD-RW.
11 CH (page 28)
Channel indicator for the built-in TV tuner.
LP
Lights when the recording mode is set to LP (long
play).
EP
Lights when the recording mode is set to EP
(extended play).
MN
Lights when the recording mode is set to MN
(manual recording level) mode.
14 Character display
15 Channel recording indicators
(page 97)
Indicates which channels are recorded when Dual
Mono is selected.
SAP (page 29)
Lights when the currently selected TV channel has a
Second Audio Program channel.
16 OVER (page 98)
Lights when the analog audio input level is too high.
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03
6 DVD (page 27)
Press to select the DVD for recording or playback.
Remote control
7
1
3
5
7
2
STANDBY/ON ONE TOUCH
COPY
OPEN/CLOSE
HDD
AUDIO
ANGLE
ABC
DEF
GHI
JKL
MNO
PQRS
TUV
WXYZ
PLAY MODE
INPUT
SELECT
9
VCR Plus+
12
6
DVD
SUBTITLE
CHANNEL
CLEAR
+
DISC NAVIGATOR
14
ENTER
HOME
MENU
RETURN
17
16
REV SCAN
PAUSE
PREV
22
11
MENU
15
20
10
PLAY LIST
TOP MENU
19
8
CLEAR
13
18
4
PLAY
STOP OK
CASE
SELECTION
REC
NEXT
STOP REC
FWD SCAN
BACK
CM SKIP
REC MODE
TIMER REC
NAVI
MARK
CHP
MARK
TV CONTROL
CHANNEL
ANGLE
(page 43)
Switches camera angles on discs with multi-angle
scenes.
8 PLAY MODE (page 39)
Press to display the Play Mode menu (for features such
as search, repeat and program play).
9 Alphanumeric buttons and CLEAR
Use the number buttons for track/chapter/title selection;
channel selection, and so on. The same buttons can also
be used to enter names for titles, discs and so on.
EASY
TIMER
DISPLAY
INPUT
SELECT
SUBTITLE
(page 42)
Displays/changes the subtitles included in
multilingual DVD-Video discs.
10 INPUT SELECT (page 53)
Press to change the input to use for recording.
DISC
HISTORY
(page 29, 42, 43)
AUDIO
Changes the audio language or channel. (When the
recorder is stopped, press to change the tuner
audio.)
Use CLEAR to clear an entry and start again.
STEP/SLOW
DVD playback functions
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VOLUME
11 CHANNEL +/– (page 28)
Press to change the channel of the built-in TV tuner.
12 VCR Plus+ (page 50)
Press, then use the number buttons to enter a
PlusCode® programming number for timer recording.
DVD RECORDER
1 ONE TOUCH COPY (page 59)
Press to start One Touch Copy of the currently playing
title to DVD or the HDD. See also the Note on copying on
page 9.
2 Remote control indicator
Lights when setting up the remote control for use with a
TV (page 106) and when setting the remote control mode
(page 95).
3 STANDBY/ON
Press to switch the recorder on/into standby.
4 OPEN/CLOSE
Press to open/close the disc tray.
5 HDD (page 27)
Press to select the hard disk (HDD) for recording or
playback.
13 DISC NAVIGATOR (page 35, 73) / TOP MENU
(page 30)
Press to display the Disc Navigator screen, or the top
menu if a DVD-Video disc is loaded.
14 PLAY LIST (page 75, 81) / MENU (page 30)
Press to switch between Original and Play List content on
VR mode discs, or display the disc menu if a DVD-Video
disc is loaded.
15 /// (cursor buttons) and ENTER
Used to navigate all on-screen displays. Press ENTER to
select the currently highlighted option.
16 HOME MENU (page 32)
Press to display the Home Menu, from which you can
navigate all the functions of the recorder.
17 RETURN
Press to go back one level in the on-screen menu or
display.
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Controls and displays
18 Playback controls (page 29)
REV SCAN / FWD SCAN (page 37)
Press to start reverse or forward scanning. Press
again to change the speed.
PLAY
Press to start playback.
PAUSE
Press to pause playback or recording.
STOP
Press to stop playback.
CM BACK (commercial back)
Press repeatedly to skip progressively backward
through the audio or video playing.
CM SKIP (commercial skip)
Press repeatedly to skip progressively forward
through the audio or video playing.
PREV / NEXT Press to skip to the previous or next title/chapter/
track/folder; or to display the previous or next menu
page.
STEP/SLOW (page 38)
During playback, press to start slow-motion
playback; while paused, press to show the previous
or next video frame.
19 Recording controls (page 28)
REC
Press to start recording. Press repeatedly to set the
recording time in blocks of 30 mins.
STOP REC
Press to stop recording.
REC MODE (page 45)
Press repeatedly to change the recording mode
(picture quality).
TIMER REC (page 48)
Press to set a timer recording from the standard
Timer Recording screen.
EASY TIMER (page 47)
Press to set a timer recording from the Easy Timer
Recording screen.
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20 DISC HISTORY (page 86)
Press to display summary information (disc name,
recording time left, etc.) from the last 30 recordable
discs loaded.
NAVI MARK (page 36)
Press to select a thumbnail picture for the current
title for use in the Disc Navigator screen.
CHP MARK (page 78)
Press to insert a chapter marker when playing/
recording a VR mode DVD-RW disc or the HDD.
21 DISPLAY (page 32)
Displays/changes the on-screen information displays.
22 TV CONTROL (page 106)
After setting up, use these controls to control your TV.
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Chapter 4
Getting started
Switching on and setting up
When you switch the recorder on for the first time, you
can make several basic settings using the Setup
Navigator feature. This takes you through setting the
clock, the internal TV tuner and the video and audio
output settings.
If you’re using the recorder for the first time, we strongly
recommend you use the Setup Navigator before starting
to use the recorder.
1 Switch on your TV and set the video input to this
recorder.
2 Press the STANDBY/ON button on the remote
control or the front panel to switch on.
When you switch on for the first time, your TV should
display the Setup Navigator screen. (If the Setup
Navigator doesn’t appear, you can also access it from the
Initial Setup menu; see page 95).
3 Use the / (cursor up/down) buttons to select
English or French as the OSD, subtitle, audio, and
DVD menu language, then press ENTER.
Initial Setup
STANDBY/ON
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
Language
Clock Set
On Screen Display
Front Panel Display
English
Remote Control Set
Setup Mavigator français
4 Press ENTER again to start setting up using the
Setup Navigator.
Initial Setup
ENTER
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
Clock Set
Complete this setup before you
On Screen Display
start using your recorder.
Front Panel Display
Remote Control Set Start
Setup Mavigator
Cancel
Please use the Initial Setup if you
want to make more detailed settings.
• If you don’t want to use the Setup Navigator, press (cursor down) to select Cancel, then press ENTER to
exit the Setup Navigator.
5 Use the / (cursor up/down) buttons to select
‘Antenna’ or ‘Cable’ depending on how you receive
your terrestrial TV channels, then press ENTER.
You can also select Do not set if you don’t need the
recorder to retune all the channels (if you’re using the
Setup Navigator for a second time, for example).
DVD RECORDER
Initial Setup
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
Auto Channel Setting
Clock Set
On Screen Display
Front Panel Display
Remote Control Set Antenna
Setup Mavigator Cable
Do not set
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After selecting Antenna or Cable the recorder starts
automatic tuning. This takes a couple of minutes to
complete.
Use the / (cursor left/right) buttons to set
your time zone.
Initial Setup
Tuning
7/68
Cancel
6 Select ‘Auto’ for automatic time setting, then
press ENTER.
•
Clock Setting
Clock Set
On Screen Display
Front Panel Display
Remote Control Set Auto
Setup Mavigator Manual
Set ‘Clock Set CH‘ to the channel preset number
that broadcasts a time signal, then move the
cursor down to ‘Start’ and press ENTER.
Initial Setup
Auto Clock Setting
Clock Set
On Screen
Display
Date
Front Panel Display
Time
Remote Control Set
Clock Set CH
Setup Mavigator
2
Start
Initial Setup
Auto Clock Setting
Clock Set
On Screen
Display
Date
04
Front Panel Display
11
Time
Remote Control Set
Clock Set CH
Setup Mavigator
21 2004 WED
20 AM
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2/2
Manual Clock Setting
Clock Set
On Screen Display
01
01
2004 THU
Date
Front Panel Display
RemoteTime
Control Set
12
00 AM
Setup Mavigator
USA
Time Zone
Alaska
Off
D.S.T.
• Use the / (cursor up/down) buttons to change
the value in the highlighted field.
• Press ENTER to finish setting the time.
7 Select the kind of TV you have, ‘Wide (16:9)’ or
‘Standard (4:3)’.
Initial Setup
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
TV Screen Size
Clock Set
On Screen Display
Front Panel Display
Remote Control Set Wide (16:9)
Setup Mavigator Standard (4:3)
2
Start
Next
If the time could not be set automatically, press RETURN
to go back to the previous screen and select Manual.
•
Initial Setup
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
• Use the / (cursor left/right) buttons to move
from one field to another.
The recorder takes a short while to set the time. After you
see that the time has been set, select Next to proceed.
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
1/2
Set the current date and time.
Auto clock setting
Some TV channels broadcast time signals together
with the program. This recorder can use these
signals to set the clock automatically.
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
Manual Clock Setting
Clock Set
On Screen Display
USA
Front Panel
Display
Time Zone
Alaska
Remote Control Set
Setup Mavigator
Off
D.S.T.
Press (cursor down) then use the / (cursor
left/right) buttons to set D.S.T. to On or Off, then
press ENTER.
Select On if you are currently using daylight saving
time.
Initial Setup
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
Manual clock setting
If no stations in your area are broadcasting time
signals, you can set the clock manually.
Use the / (cursor up/down) buttons to select, then
press ENTER.
8 Is your TV compatible with progressive scan
video?
Initial Setup
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
Progressive
Clock Set
On Screen Display
Front Panel Display
Compatible
Remote Control Set
Not Compatible
Setup Mavigator
Don't Know
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Use the / (cursor up/down) buttons to select
Compatible, Not Compatible, or Don’t Know, then
press ENTER.
• Note that progressive scan video is only output
through the component video outputs (see page 16).
9 Is this recorder connected to an AV amp/receiver
for digital audio?
04
12 That’s it! Press ENTER to finish setting up, or
select ‘Go Back’ if you want to start again.
Initial Setup
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
Clock Set
On Screen
Display
Setup
is complete!
Front Panel
Display
Enjoy
using your DVD recorder!
Remote Control Set
Setup Mavigator Finish Setup
Go Back
Initial Setup
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
AV Amp Digital Connect
Clock Set
On Screen Display
Front Panel Display
Remote Control Set Connected
Setup Mavigator Not Connected
Use the / (cursor up/down) buttons to select
Connected, or Not Connected, then press ENTER.
• If you select Not Connected, that completes the
setup. Press ENTER to exit the Setup Navigator, or
select Go Back if you want to start again.
10 Select the digital audio formats your AV amp/
receiver is compatible with.
Initial Setup
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
AV Amp Compatibility
Clock Set
On Screen Display
Front Panel Display
Remote Control Set Dolby Digital
Setup Mavigator Dolby Digital, DTS
PCM only
Use the / (cursor up/down) buttons to select Dolby
Digital, Dolby Digital, DTS or PCM only, then press
ENTER.
• Check the operating instructions that came with your
AV amp/receiver if you’re not sure what it’s
compatible with.
11 Is your AV amp/receiver compatible with 96 kHz
digital audio?
Other settings you can make
After setting up using the Setup Navigator, you should be
ready to start enjoying your DVD recorder. It’s possible,
however, that you may want to make a couple of
additional settings, depending on how the recorder is set
up for TV broadcasts.
• Manual channel setting – This setting lets you skip
channels where there is no station, as well as
manually tune to stations. See Manual CH Setting on
page 96.
• VCR Plus+ channel setting – This setting lets you
assign guide channels to ensure that the VCR Plus+
programming system works correctly. See VCR
Plus+ CH Setting on page 96.
That completes basic setup using the Setup Navigator.
• Setting up the remote to control your TV – You can set
up the supplied remote control to control many
brands of TV. See Setting up the remote to control your
TV on page 106.
Selecting the hard disk or DVD for
playback and recording
The HDD and DVD buttons (remote control and front
panel) are used to select the hard disk (HDD) or DVD for
playback and recording. The indicator in the front panel
display shows which is currently selected.
Initial Setup
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
96kHz PCM Compatible
Clock Set
On Screen Display
Front Panel Display
Remote Control Set Compatible
Setup Mavigator Not Compatible
Don't Know
HDD
DVD
Use the / (cursor up/down) buttons to select
Compatible, Not Compatible, or Don’t Know, then
press ENTER.
• Check the operating instructions that came with your
AV amp/receiver if you’re not sure.
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• Antenna channels are numbered 2 through 69. Cable
channels are numbered 1 through 125.
Making your first recording
This quick guide shows you how to make a basic
recording of a TV program on either the HDD, or to a
recordable DVD.
6
Recording is covered in much more detail in chapter 6
(Recording).
• You can pause recording by pressing PAUSE.
Press REC or PAUSE again to restart recording.
7
STANDBY/ON
OPEN/CLOSE
HDD
DVD
Press REC to start recording.
• By default, the recording will be in SP (standard play)
mode, which will give you around two hours of
recording from a blank DVD disc.
When you want to stop recording, press
STOP REC.
Playing back your recording
The TV program you just recorded should be on the HDD
or DVD disc as a single title with one or more chapters.
CHANNEL
• Press PLAY to start playback.
If you want to stop playback before the end of the
recording, press STOP.
Using the built-in TV tuner
PLAY
STOP
REC
Changing TV channels
There are three different ways to select TV channels. Note
that you can’t change the TV channel during playback,
recording or during recording standby.
STOP REC
1 If they aren’t already on, switch on your TV and
this recorder.
Press STANDBY/ON to switch on.
CHANNEL
• Make sure that the video input on your TV is set to this
recorder.
2 Press HDD to record to the HDD, or DVD to record
to a recordable DVD.
If you choose to record to the HDD, skip to step 5 now.
3
Press OPEN/CLOSE to open the disc tray.
4 Load a blank DVD-R or DVD-RW disc with the
label side face-up, using the disc guide to align the
disc.
• When you load a new, blank DVD-RW disc, the
recorder will take a moment to initialize it for
recording.
5 Use the CHANNEL +/– buttons to select the TV
channel you want to record from.
• You can also use the +/– buttons on the front panel if
the recorder is stopped.
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ENTER
• CHANNEL +/– buttons on the remote
• Number buttons on the remote – For example, to
select channel 4, press 4 then ENTER; for channel 34,
press 3, 4, ENTER; for channel 102, press 1, 0, 2,
ENTER.
• +/– buttons on the front panel
Note
• Antenna channels are numbered 2 through 69. Cable
channels are numbered 1 through 125.
• You can’t change TV channels during playback or
recording, or while in recording standby.
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Changing audio channels
Important
Some TV programs are broadcast with both a main and a
Second Audio Program (SAP). You can change the TV
audio using the AUDIO button.
• Throughout this manual, the term ‘DVD’ means
playback-only DVD-Video discs and DVD-R/RW. If a
function is specific to a particular kind of DVD disc, it
is specified.
• Some DVD-Video discs don’t allow certain playback
controls to operate at certain points in the disc. This
is not a malfunction.
AUDIO
•
Press AUDIO to change the TV audio.
The current audio channel is displayed on-screen.
Mono
SAP
Stereo
• If SAP is selected, but there is no SAP channel being
broadcast, you will still hear the main audio channel.
• If the sound is poor quality when set to Stereo, you
can often improve it by changing to Mono.
1 Press STANDBY/ON to switch on.
Also turn on your TV and make sure that it is set to the
correct video input.
2 Press HDD to playback from the HDD, or DVD to
play a DVD.
If playing video from the HDD, skip to step 5 below.
3
Press OPEN/CLOSE to open the disc tray.
4 Load a disc.
Load a disc with the label side facing up, using the disc
tray guide to align the disc (if you’re loading a doublesided DVD-Video disc, load it with the side you want to
play face down).
• If you want to play a DTS audio CD, please first read
the note on page 31.
Basic playback
This section shows you how to use your recorder for
playback of discs (DVD, CD, etc.), and for playback of
video from the HDD. More playback features, such as
repeat and program play, are covered in the next chapter.
STANDBY/ON
OPEN/CLOSE
5
Press PLAY to start playback.
• If you’re playing a DVD-Video or Video CD, a disc
menu may appear when you start playback. Use the
/// (cursor) buttons and ENTER to navigate
DVD disc menus, and the number buttons and
ENTER for Video CD menus.
• When playing video from the HDD, playback will
automatically stop after the end of a title is reached.
• See the following sections for more details on playing
specific kinds of discs.
6
To stop playback, press STOP.
7 When you’ve finished using the recorder, eject
the disc and switch the recorder back into standby.
• To open/close the disc tray, press OPEN/CLOSE.
Remove the disc before putting the recorder into
standby.
• Press STANDBY/ON to switch the recorder into
standby.
ENTER
PLAY
STOP
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Getting started
Playing DVD discs
Playing from the HDD
The table below shows the basic playback controls for
DVD-Video, and recordable DVD discs.
The table below shows the basic playback controls when
playing video recorded on the hard disk (HDD).
Press to start playback.
If RESUME is displayed on-screen, playback starts from the place last stopped.
PLAY
STOP
PAUSE
Press to start playback.
If RESUME is displayed on-screen, playback starts from the place last stopped.
Playback automatically stops after the end
of a title is reached.
PLAY
Press to stop playback.
You can resume playback from the same
point by pressing PLAY. (Press STOP
again to cancel the resume function.)
STOP
Pauses playback, or restarts playback
when paused.
PAUSE
REV SCAN
FWD SCAN
PREV
NEXT
CLEAR
ENTER
BACK
CM SKIP
STEP/SLOW
TOP MENU
MENU
RETURN
30
Press to skip to previous/next chapter/title.
(You can also use the front panel +/– buttons to do this during playback.)
Except VR mode: During playback, enter a
chapter number then press ENTER to skip
directly to that chapter within the currently
playing title.
On some discs, you can also use the number buttons to select numbered items in
the disc menu.
VR mode only: During playback, enter a
title number then press ENTER.
All: Press CLEAR to clear a number entry
and start again.
(Commercial back/skip) Each press skips
backward/forward progressively up to a
maximum of 10 minutes forward or three
minutes back.
During playback, press to start slowmotion playback. Press repeatedly to
change the playback speed.
While paused, press to advance a single
frame in either direction.
Press to display the ‘top’ menu or menu of
a DVD-Video disc (these are often the
same).
Use the cursor buttons to navigate DVDVideo disc menus; press ENTER to select
items.
ENTER
En
Press to start scanning. Press repeatedly
to increase the scanning speed.
Press to return to the previous level of a
DVD-Video disc menu.
REV SCAN
FWD SCAN
PREV
NEXT
Press to stop playback.
You can resume playback from the same
point by pressing PLAY. (Press STOP
again to cancel the resume function.)
Pauses playback, or restarts playback
when paused.
Press to start scanning. Press repeatedly
to increase the scanning speed.
Press to skip to previous/next chapter/title.
(You can also use the front panel +/– buttons to do this during playback.)
During playback, enter a title number then
press ENTER to skip directly to that title.
Press CLEAR to clear a number entry and
start again.
CLEAR
ENTER
BACK
CM SKIP
STEP/SLOW
(Commercial back/skip) Each press skips
backward/forward progressively up to a
maximum of 10 minutes forward or three
minutes back.
During playback, press to start slowmotion playback. Press repeatedly to
change the playback speed.
While paused, press to advance a single
frame in either direction.
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Playing CDs and WMA/MP3 discs
Playing Video CDs
The table below shows the basic playback controls for
audio CDs, and WMA/MP3 files.
The table below shows the basic playback controls for
Video CDs.
Press to start playback.
PLAY
STOP
Press to stop playback.
Some discs feature Playback Control (PBC for short)
menus. These discs show PBC in the display when you
load them and display a menu on-screen from where you
can select what to watch.
Press to start playback.
If RESUME is displayed on-screen, playback starts from the place last stopped.
PLAY
PAUSE
Pauses playback, or restarts playback
when paused.
STOP
REV SCAN
FWD SCAN
PREV
NEXT
CD and MP3 only: Press to start scanning.
Press again to increase the scanning
speed. (There are two scan speeds; the
current scan speed is shown on-screen.)
PAUSE
CLEAR
Press to skip to previous/next track (or
folder for WMA/MP3 disc). (You can also
use the front panel +/– buttons to do this
during playback.)
During playback, enter a track number
then press ENTER to skip directly to that
track.
Press CLEAR to clear a number entry and
start again.
REV SCAN
FWD SCAN
PREV
NEXT
ENTER
Note
CLEAR
• If you want to play a DTS audio CD, make sure the
recorder is connected to a DTS-compatible amp/
receiver with a digital connection. Noise will be
output through the analog outputs. Also make sure
that STEREO is selected using the AUDIO button
(see Switching audio channels on page 43).
ENTER
BACK
CM SKIP
• Scanning doesn’t work with WMA tracks.
STEP/SLOW
RETURN
Press to stop playback.
You can resume playback from the same
point by pressing PLAY. (Press STOP
again to cancel the resume function.)
Pauses playback, or restarts playback
when paused.
Press to start scanning. Press repeatedly
to increase the scanning speed.
Press to skip to previous/next track. (You
can also use the front panel +/– buttons to
do this during playback.)
When a PBC menu is displayed, press to
display the previous/next page.
During playback, enter a track number
then press ENTER to skip directly to that
track.
Press CLEAR to clear a number entry and
start again.
While a PBC menu screen is displayed,
use to select numbered menu items.
Each press skips backward/forward progressively up to a maximum of 10 minutes
forward or three minutes back. Note that
this function doesn’t work when playing in
PBC mode.
During playback, press to start slowmotion playback. Press repeatedly to
change the playback speed.
While paused, press to advance a single
frame (forward direction only).
Press to display the disc menu of a Video
CD playing in PBC mode.
Note
• When playing in PBC mode, some playback features,
such as search, repeat and program play are not
available. You can play a PBC Video CD in non-PBC
mode by pressing to start playback instead of PLAY.
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Getting started
Using the Home Menu
From the Home Menu screen you can access all the
features of the recorder. Press HOME MENU to display
the Home Menu screen:
Timer Recording
Disc Setup
Disc Navigator
Initial Setup
Copy
Video/Audio Adjust
Disc History
Play Mode
PhotoViewer
DV Record
Displaying disc information onscreen
You can display various on-screen information about the
disc loaded or the HDD.
HDD
DVD
DVR-520H screen
Use the /// (cursor) buttons followed by ENTER
to select the option you want. To exit the Home Menu,
press HOME MENU.
ENTER
HOME
MENU
RETURN
Home menu options
Timer Recording
(page 47)
Disc Setup (page 89)
Disc Navigator (page 35,
page 73)
Initial Setup (page 94)
Copy (page 58)
Video/Audio Adjust
(page 91)
Disc History (page 86)
Play Mode (page 39)
PhotoViewer (page 87)
DV Record (DVR-520H
only) (page 55)
• Some options in the Home Menu may be grayed out
sometimes, indicating that they are not available at
the present time. For example, the Photoviewer
option is grayed out unless there is a disc loaded that
contains JPEG image files.
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DVD RECORDER
Note
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1 Press DISPLAY repeatedly to display/change the
on-screen information.
• Press once to show the HDD and removable disc
(DVD, etc.) activity together. Press again to show the
status of just the currently selected playback/
recording device (HDD or removable disc).
• The on-screen display automatically disappears after
150 minutes.
2 To hide the information display, press DISPLAY
repeatedly until it disappears.
The example displays below are a guide only; actual
displays vary according to the disc loaded, etc.
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HDD and removable disc activity display
Press DISPLAY once to see the HDD and removable disc
(DVD, etc.) activity. Use the HDD and DVD buttons to
switch between the two kinds of display.
The example displays below show high-speed copying
from HDD to DVD, and HDD chase playback.
HDD
DVD-RW Video
Hi-Speed Copy
Remain –h––m
Stop
8 Copy control information
Shows recording restrictions of the current channel
program.
0h08m left
9 Disc name
Shows the disc name.
(For CDs, this area shows playable files other than CD
audio tracks; for example, Multi-format: WMA/MP3.)
Rec Mode SP(2h00m/DVD)
HDD
DVD-RW Video
Remain 10h35m
Chase Play
Rec
6 Station call letters or TV channel
Shows the station call letters or TV channel preset for the
built-in TV tuner.
7 Audio mode
Shows the broadcast audio mode for the current channel
preset (Mono, Stereo, etc.).
Rec Mode SP(2h00m/DVD)
Remain 10h35m
Stop
5 Recording time remaining
Shows the approximate recording time left on the disc in
the current recording mode.
Remain 0h52m
Stop
10 Finalized
Shows Finalized if a recordable DVD is finalized.
Stop display 2
Recording time
Relative playback position
1
Stop display 1
1 2
3
Stop
DVD-RW VR
Original
Disc Name
4
5
Resume
FINE (1h00m/DVD)
Finalized
6
Rem.
0h35m
Stop
DVD-RW VR
Original
7 8
Titles
Lock Disc
WNBC
Stereo
Copy Once
: Comedy shows
9 10
1 DVD-RW Original / Play List
If a VR mode disc is loaded, this shows whether playback
is currently set to Original or Play List.
3 Recording mode and time
Shows the current recording mode (FINE, SP, LP, etc.),
and the total recording time of the disc.
4 Resume
Shows Resume if playback can be resumed from the last
place stopped.
11/15/2003 SAT 2:52 PM
EVENING NEWS
: Original 99
: On
WNBC
Stereo
Copy Once
Play List 15
1
Broadcast program name
2
Date and time
3 Number of titles/tracks on disc
For a VR mode DVD-RW, the number of Original and Play
List titles are shown separately.
Play display 1
During preview playback of the Copy List, this shows
Copy List.
2 Disc type and mode
Shows the disc type (HDD, DVD-R, DVD-RW, CD, etc.),
and the disc mode for recordable DVD, if applicable (VR
or Video).
2 3
1
Play
DVD-R Video
1
2
3
4
5
3–2
0. 00. 15
Chapters 15
Title Total 0. 11. 52
Number of chapters in title
2 Current title and chapter number
(For CD/Video CD, shows current track; for WMA/MP3,
shows current folder and track; for JPEG disc, shows
current folder and file.)
3 Elapsed title time
(For CD, WMA, MP3, shows elapsed track time; for Video
CD, shows elapsed disc time.)
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4
Total running time of title
Note
5 Angle indicator
Lights during multi-angle scenes.
• When using the simultaneous play and record
feature, the display shows information for playback
only.
Play display 2
1
2 3 4
Play
DVD-R Video
5
3–2
0. 00. 15
Chapter Time 0. 00. 21
Chapter Total 0. 01. 52
4.32Mbps
!#
1 Chase playback, simultaneous record/playback,
copy, disc back-up
Indicates that recording, copying or back-up is in
progress.
Elapsed chapter time
3
Total running time of chapter
4 Data transfer rate
Shows the current data rate being read from the disc.
5 Copy protected material (!) / PureCinema
indicator (#)
Shows ‘!’ if the playback material is copy-once protected.
Shows ‘#’ if the current video is 24 fps, progressive scan.
Recording display
1
Rec
DVD-R Video
2
3
3
0. 00. 15
9:00 PM – 10:00 PM
FINE (1h00m/DVD) Rem.
EVENING NEWS
4
0h35m
WNBC
Stereo
Copy Once
5 6
1
Current title number
2
Elapsed recording time
3 Timer recording start and stop times
Shows the start and stop times if the current recording is
a timer recording.
4 Remaining recording time available
Shows the amount of space left on the disc in the current
recording mode.
5 Recording mode
Shows the current recording mode (FINE, SP, LP, etc.),
and the total recording time of the disc.
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Broadcast program title
• Data transfer rate shows the amount of video and
audio information recorded on the disc. It is not an
indication of picture/audio quality.
• The Video mode disc displays become the same as a
DVD-Video disc once the disc is finalized.
Hi-Speed Copy
Title Name
: 11/21 soccer game
2
• During real-time copy, the copy source playback
information is displayed.
• The total recording time figure shown in parenthesis
is calculated based on a 12cm/4.7GB disc at the
displayed record setting.
• Recording and playback times for TV recordings are
approximately 0.1% shorter than the actual time. This
is because of the slightly different frame rates of TV
broadcasts versus DVD.
• The frame number is shown next to the elapsed time
display when the disc is paused.
• Copy Once or Can’t Record messages may appear
in the stop or recording displays. These indicate that
the broadcast TV program contains copy control
information.
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Chapter 5
Playback
Introduction
Most of the features described in this chapter make use
of on-screen displays. Navigate these using the ///
(cursor buttons) and ENTER. To go back one level
from any screen, use the RETURN button. Remember
also that the button guide at the bottom of every screen
shows which buttons do what.
Using the Disc Navigator to browse
the contents of a disc.
Use the Disc Navigator to browse the contents of a disc
and start playback.
Many of the functions covered in this chapter apply to the
HDD, DVD discs, Video CDs, WMA/MP3 discs and CDs,
although the exact operation of some varies slightly with
the kind of disc loaded. The following icons are provided
to help you quickly identify which instructions you need
for which kind of disc.
DVD
HDD
DVD
Any kind of DVD, DVD-R or DVD-RW
DISC NAVIGATOR
DVD-Video
Video mode
VR mode
HDD
Commercially produced DVD or finalized
Video mode DVD-R/RW
Video mode DVD-R/RW (unfinalized)
VR mode DVD-RW
HDD
CD
Audio CD
Video CD
Video CD
WMA/MP3
WMA or MP3 files
MP3
ENTER
HOME
MENU
MP3 files
• Some DVD-Video discs don’t allow certain playback
controls to operate at certain points in the disc. This
is not a malfunction.
• When playing Video CDs, some functions, such as
making a program list, are not available in PBC
mode. Stop the disc first, then start playback by
pressing .
• For discs that contain JPEG picture files, see The
PhotoViewer on page 87.
Using the Disc Navigator with playback-only
discs
DVD-Video
CD
Video CD
WMA/MP3
1 Press HOME MENU and select ‘Disc Navigator’
from the on-screen display.
Alternatively, for a CD, Video CDor WMA/MP3 disc, you
can press DISC NAVIGATOR, which takes you straight to
the Disc Navigator screen.
Timer Recording
Disc Setup
Disc Navigator
Initial Setup
Copy
Video/Audio Adjust
Disc History
Play Mode
PhotoViewer
DV Record
DVR-520H screen
2 Select what you want to play.
Use the /// (cursor buttons) to highlight items
and ENTER to select.
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Depending on the type of disc you have loaded, the Disc
Navigator looks slightly different.
The screen for DVD discs shows the titles on the left and
the chapters on the right. Select a title, or a chapter
within a title.
Disc Navigator
DVD
Title (1-10)
Title 01
Title 02
Title 03
Title 04
Title 05
Title 06
Title 07
Title 08
2 Press HOME MENU and select ‘Disc Navigator’
from the on-screen display.
Alternatively, you can press DISC NAVIGATOR to go
straight to the Disc Navigator screen.
3 Select ‘Play’ from the menu options.
Press ENTER to move to the thumbnails area of the
screen.
Chapter (1-003)
Chapter 001
Chapter 002
Chapter 003
Disc Navigator
Video Mode
DVD
1
2
3
11/04Wed 12:30PM 2ch LP
Play
Erase
Ttl Name
Lock
Erase All
The screen for CDs and Video CDs shows a list of tracks.
Disc Navigator
6
4 Use the /// (cursor buttons) to select a
title to play.
5
Disc Navigator
Folder (1-03)
01.Rock
02.Pop
03.Dance
1/1
Total Time 0.58.25
The screen for WMA/MP3 discs shows a list of folders
and tracks. Select a folder or a track within a folder.
WMA/MP3
DVD Remain
0h37m(FINE)
5
Undo
Track (1-10)
Track 01
Track 02
Track 03
Track 04
Track 05
Track 06
Track 07
Track 08
CD
4
Track (1-004)
001.Intro
002.Escape
003.Everything You Say
004.What I Do
Press ENTER to start playback.
Note
• It’s not possible to use the Disc Navigator when
playing a Video CD in PBC mode.
• Another way to find a particular place on a disc is to
use the time search mode. See Search Mode on
page 39.
Changing the thumbnail picture for a title
VR mode
Playback starts after you press ENTER.
• For discs that contain both CD-Audio tracks and
WMA/MP3 tracks, you can switch the playback area
between CD and WMA/MP3. This can only be done
while the disc is stopped.
Video mode
HDD
You can change the thumbnail picture that appears for
each title in the Disc Navigator screen using the NAVI
MARK button.
ENTER
PLAY
Using the Disc Navigator with recordable
discs and the HDD
VR mode
Video mode
1 Press HDD or DVD to select the hard disk drive or
the DVD drive.
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STEP/SLOW
HDD
When used with a recordable disc or the HDD, the Disc
Navigator gives you access to all the editing features of
this recorder as well as the ability to browse and play
titles. See also Editing on page 73 for more on editing
recordable discs.
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PAUSE
NAVI
MARK
1 Start playback of the title you want to change
the thumbnail for.
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2 Press NAVI MARK anywhere in the title to make
the displayed picture the thumbnail for that title.
• For greater control over the exact frame you want to
use, you can use the PAUSE and/or slow-motion/
frame advance/reverse controls ( /
).
CD
Video CD
WMA/MP3
1 During playback, use the number buttons to
input a track number.
For example, for track 6, press 6; for track 24, press 2,
then 4.
• To clear and start again, press CLEAR.
Navigating discs and the HDD
2
ALL
During playback you can easily jump to another title,
chapter or track on a disc using the number buttons on
the remote.
Optionally: Press ENTER.
• Alternatively, just wait a few seconds and playback
will jump to the new track.
Scanning discs
You can fast scan discs at various speeds, forwards or
backward.
CLEAR
REV SCAN
PLAY
FWD SCAN
ENTER
DVD-Video
Video mode
1 During playback use the number buttons to
enter a chapter number within the current title.
For example, for chapter 6, press 6; for chapter 24,
press 2, then 4.
1 During playback, press or to start
reverse or forward scanning.
• The scanning speed is shown on-screen.
2 Press the same button repeatedly to increase the
scanning speed.
DVD
• To clear and start again, press CLEAR.
2
• Reverse:
Reverse play SCAN 1 SCAN 2 SCAN 3
SCAN 4
HDD
1 During playback, use the number buttons to
input a title number.
For example, for title 6, press 6; for title 24, press 2,
then 4.
• To clear and start again, press CLEAR.
2
• Forward:
SCAN 1 SCAN 2 SCAN 3 SCAN 4
Optionally: Press ENTER.
• Alternatively, just wait a few seconds and playback
will jump to the new chapter.
VR mode
HDD
Optionally: Press ENTER.
• Alternatively, just wait a few seconds and playback
will jump to the new title.
CD
Video CD
MP3
• Forward/Reverse:
SCAN 1 SCAN 2
3
To resume normal playback, press PLAY.
Note
• Depending on the disc, reverse playback may not be
smooth.
• Sound can be heard while scanning audio CDs
(analog output only).
• Scanning is not possible with WMA files.
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• No subtitles are displayed while scanning DVD-Video
discs.
Note
• The picture quality during slow motion playback is
not as good as during normal playback and depends
on the disc being played.
• Analog and digital sound is output when scanning
DVDs with Dolby Digital or Linear PCM sound on
forward SCAN 1. (Linear PCM is output from the
optical digital output.*) No sound is output when
using other scan speeds.
* Except during chase playback and simultaneous
recording/playback.
• Reverse slow-motion playback may not be as smooth
as forward and may be better with some discs than
others.
• Depending on the disc, normal playback may
automatically resume when a new chapter is reached
on a DVD disc.
• No sound is output when scanning from the HDD,
except on forward SCAN 1. (Linear PCM is output
from the optical digital output during forward
SCAN 1).
• Depending on the disc, normal playback may
automatically resume when a new chapter is reached
on a DVD disc.
• No sound is output during slow-motion playback.
Frame advance/frame reverse
DVD
Playing in slow motion
DVD
HDD
Video CD
HDD
Video CD
You can advance or back up video on a DVD disc or the
HDD frame-by-frame. With Video CDs, you can only use
frame advance.
You can play video at various slow motion speeds. DVDs
and video on the HDD can be played in slow motion in
either direction, while Video CDs can only be played
forwards in slow motion.
PLAY
PAUSE
STEP/SLOW
PLAY
1
During playback, press PAUSE.
STEP/SLOW
1 Press or to start slow motion reverse or
forward playback.
2 Press the same button repeatedly to change the
slow motion speed.
SLOW 1/16
SLOW 1/2
3
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SLOW 1/8
SLOW 1/4
To resume normal playback, press PLAY.
2
3
Press or to back up or advance one frame.
• Hold down or for continuous frame reverse/
frame advance.
To resume normal playback, press PLAY.
Note
• The picture quality when using frame reverse is not
as good as frame advance.
• Depending on the disc, normal playback may
automatically resume when a new chapter is reached
on a DVD disc.
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Search Mode
The Play Mode menu
ALL
ALL
The Play Mode menu gives you access to search
functions, repeat and program play functions.
Important
• You can’t use the Play Mode features with Video CDs
playing in PBC mode, or while a DVD disc menu is
being displayed. For other restrictions, see the
following sections.
The Search Mode feature lets you start playback from a
specified point in a disc by time or by title/chapter/folder/
track number.
1
Select ‘Search Mode’ from the Play Mode menu.
2
Select one of the search options.
3 Use the number buttons to enter a title/chapter/
folder/track number or the search time (in hours,
minutes & seconds).
Play Mode
Search Mode
A-B Repeat
Repeat
Program
PLAY MODE
CLEAR
ENTER
PLAY
Time Search
Title Search
Chapter Search
0.01.00
Time Search (Video CD): For example, for 45 minutes into
the disc, press 4, 5, 0, 0.
Title/Chapter/Folder/Track Search: For example, for track 6,
press 6. Alternatively, you can use the / (cursor up/
down) buttons.
Press ENTER.
1 Press PLAY MODE to display the Play Mode menu
screen.
Play Mode
Input Time
Time Search (HDD, DVD): For example, for 25 minutes
into the current title, press 2, 5, 0, 0. For 1 hour and 15
minutes and 20 seconds into the title, press 1, 1, 5, 2, 0.
4
Search Mode
A-B Repeat
Repeat
Program
Time Search
Title Search
Chapter Search
Tip
• You can often select what you want to watch on a
DVD disc from the disc menu. Press MENU or TOP
MENU to display the disc menu.
Note
• When using time search, playback may occasionally
start slightly before or after the time you input.
• You can also access the Play Mode menu from the
Home Menu (press HOME MENU).
2 Use the /// (cursor buttons) and ENTER
to navigate.
• To exit the Play Mode menu, press HOME MENU or
PLAY MODE.
A-B Repeat
DVD
CD
Video CD
HDD
The A-B Repeat function allows you to specify two points
(A and B) within a track or title that form a loop which is
played over and over.
Important
• You can’t use A-B Repeat with WMA/MP3 discs.
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1 During playback, select ‘A-B Repeat’ from the
Play Mode menu.
VR mode
• For VR mode DVD discs, select Repeat Disc, Repeat
Title or Repeat Chapter (or Repeat Off).
2 With ‘A (Loop Start)’ highlighted, press ENTER at
the point you want the loop to start.
DVD-Video
Video mode
HDD
Play Mode
Search Mode
A-B Repeat
Repeat
Program
• For HDD, DVD-Video and Video mode DVD discs,
select Repeat Title or Repeat Chapter (or Repeat
Off).
A (Loop Start)
B (Loop End)
Off
CD
• For CDs and Video CDs, select Repeat Disc or
Repeat Track (or Repeat Off).
After setting the loop start point, the highlight will
automatically move down to B(Loop End).
3 With ‘B (Loop End)’ highlighted, press ENTER at
the point you want the loop to end.
Playback immediately jumps back to the start point and
plays the loop round and round.
• When playing a DVD-Video/Video mode DVD, or from
the HDD, the start and end points of the loop must be
in the same title.
4 To resume normal playback, select ‘Off’ from the
A-B Repeat menu.
• You can also press CLEAR to cancel A-B Repeat play
if no menu OSD (such as the Play Mode menu) is
displayed.
Video CD
WMA/MP3
• For WMA/MP3 discs, select Repeat Disc, Repeat
Folder or Repeat Track (or Repeat Off).
3 To resume normal playback, select ‘Repeat Off’
from the Repeat Play menu.
• You can also press CLEAR to cancel repeat play if no
menu OSD (such as the Play Mode menu) is
displayed.
Note
• If you switch the camera angle during repeat play of
a DVD-Video disc, repeat play is canceled.
Note
• If there is a program list, you can also select Repeat
Program to repeat the program list.
• If you switch camera angles while using A-B Repeat
with a DVD-Video disc, A-B repeat is canceled.
Program play
Repeat play
DVD-Video
ALL
There are various repeat play options, depending on the
kind of disc loaded, or if you’re using the HDD for
playback. It’s also possible to use repeat play together
with program play to repeat the tracks/chapters in the
program list (see Program play below).
1
Select ‘Repeat’ from the Play Mode menu.
2
Select a repeat play mode.
CD
Video CD
WMA/MP3
This feature lets you program the play order of titles/
chapters/folders/tracks on a disc.
1
Select ‘Program’ from the Play Mode menu.
2 Select ‘Input/Edit Program’ from the list of
program options.
Play Mode
Play Mode
Search Mode
A-B Repeat
Repeat
Program
Search Mode
A-B Repeat
Repeat
Program
Input/Edit Program
Start Program Play
Cancel Program Play
Erase Program List
Repeat Disc
Repeat Title
Repeat Chapter
Repeat Off
The Program edit screen that appears depends on the
kind of disc loaded.
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On the left side is the program list, then to the right is a
list of titles (DVD), folders (WMA/MP3), or tracks (CD,
Video CDs). On the far right is a list of chapters (DVD) or
tracks (WMA/MP3).
3 Select a title, chapter, folder or track for the
current step in the program list.
For a DVD disc, you can add a whole title, or a chapter
within a title to the program list.
4 Repeat step 3 to build up a program list.
A program list can contain up to 24 titles/chapters/
folders/tracks.
5 To play the program list, press PLAY.
Program play remains active until you turn off program
play (see below), erase the program list (see below), eject
the disc or switch off the recorder.
• To add a title, select the title.
Tip
• To add a chapter, first highlight the title, then press
(cursor right)and select a chapter from the list.
Program
Step
01. 01-003
02.
03.
04.
05.
06.
07.
08.
Title (1-38)
Title 01
Title 02
Title 03
Title 04
Title 05
Title 06
Title 07
Title 08
• To save your program list and exit the program edit
screen without starting playback, press HOME
MENU or PLAY MODE.
• You can change the program list by selecting Input/
Edit Program from the Play Mode Program menu.
Chapter (1-004)
Chapter 001
Chapter 002
Chapter 003
Chapter 004
• During program play, press to skip to the next
program step.
• Press CLEAR during playback to switch off program
play (if no menu OSD, such as the Disc Navigator, is
displayed). Press while stopped to erase the program
list.
For a CD or Video CD, select a track to add to the program
list.
Other Program play functions
Program
Step
01. 04
02.
03.
04.
05.
06.
07.
08.
Track (1-12)
Track 01
Track 02
Track 03
Track 04
Track 05
Track 06
Track 07
Track 08
Total Time 0.00.00
As well as creating and editing a program list, you can
start program play, cancel program play, and erase the
program list from the Play Mode menu.
1 Press PLAY MODE and select ‘Program’ from the
list of functions on the left.
2
For a WMA/MP3 disc, you can add a whole folder, or a
track within a folder to the program list.
• To add a folder, select the folder.
• To add a track, first highlight the folder, then press (cursor right) and select a track from the list.
• Start Program Play – Starts playback of a saved
program list
• Cancel Program Play – Turns off program play, but
does not erase the program list
• Erase Program List – Erases the program list and
turns off program play
Program
Step
01. 01-003
02.
03.
04.
05.
06.
07.
08.
Select a program play function.
• Input/Edit Program – See above
Folder (1-06)
01. Pop
02. Electronic
03. Jazz
04. Indie
05. Rock
06. Classic
Track (1-010)
001. Track 01
002. Track 02
003. Track 03
004. Track 04
005. Track 05
006. Track 06
007. Track 07
008. Track 08
After pressing ENTER to add the title/chapter/folder/
track, the step number automatically moves down one.
• To insert a step into the program list, highlight the
step number where you want to insert another step,
then select a chapter/title/folder/track as usual. After
pressing ENTER, all the subsequent steps move
down one.
Note
• When playing a program list of DVD-Video chapters,
chapters not included in the program list may be
sometimes be played, depending on the disc.
• You can use repeat play with program play. Start
playback of the program list then select Program
Repeat from the Repeat Play Mode menu (see
Repeat play on page 40).
• To delete a step from the program list, highlight the
step you want to delete, then press CLEAR.
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Displaying and switching subtitles
DVD-Video
Switching DVD soundtracks
DVD-Video
Some DVD discs have subtitles in one or more
languages; the disc box will usually tell you which
subtitle languages are available. You can switch subtitle
language during playback.
Check the disc packaging for details of the subtitle
options.
When playing a DVD disc recorded with two or more
soundtracks (often in different languages), you can
switch the soundtrack during playback.
Check the disc packaging for details of the soundtrack
options.
AUDIO
SUBTITLE
• Press AUDIO repeatedly to select an audio
soundtrack.
CLEAR
Audio : 1/2
1 Press SUBTITLE repeatedly to select a subtitle
option.
The current subtitle language is shown on-screen and in
the front panel display.
Subtitle: 1/2 English
Dolby Digital 2/0CH
Note
• The sound may drop out for a few seconds when
switching soundtracks.
The toucan lives in tropical forests
2 To switch off subtitles, press SUBTITLE then
CLEAR.
Note
• Some discs only allow you to change subtitle
language from the disc menu. Press TOP MENU to
access.
• To set subtitle preferences, see Subtitle Language on
page 99.
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• Some discs only allow you to change audio language
from the disc menu. Press TOP MENU to access.
• To set audio language preferences, see Audio
Language on page 99.
• Some discs feature both Dolby Digital and DTS
soundtracks. There is no analog audio output when
DTS is selected. To listen to the DTS soundtrack,
connect this recorder to a DTS decoder or AV amp/
receiver with built-in DTS decoder via the digital
output. See Connecting to an AV amplifier or receiver
on page 19 for connection details.
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Switching audio channels
VR mode
CD
Video CD
WMA/MP3
For VR mode content that has both a main and a SAP
(Secondary Audio Program) audio channel, you can
switch between main (L), SAP (R), or both (L+R).
When playing Video CDs and audio CDs you can switch
between stereo, just the left channel or just the right
channel.
Switching camera angles
DVD-Video
Some DVD-Video discs feature scenes shot from two or
more angles—check the disc box for details: it should be
marked with a
icon if it contains multi-angle scenes.
When a multi-angle scene is playing, the same icon
appears on screen to let you know that other angles are
available (this can be switched off if you prefer—see
Angle Indicator on page 105).
AUDIO
ANGLE
1 To display/switch the audio channel, press
AUDIO repeatedly.
The audio channel(s) currently playing are indicated onscreen.
VR mode
• L+R – Both channels (default)
•
To switch the camera angle, press ANGLE.
• The angle number is displayed on-screen.
• If the disc was paused, playback starts again with the
new angle.
• Repeat play is canceled if you change the angle while
repeat playback is active.
• L – Left/main channel only
• R – Right/SAP channel only
CD
Video CD
WMA/MP3
Note
• You can also change the angle from some DVD-Video
disc menus. Press TOP MENU to access.
• Stereo – Stereo (default)
• 1/L – Left channel only
• 2/R – Right channel only
Note
• When playing a Dual Mono recording on a VR mode
disc, if you are listening to the Dolby Digital
soundtrack via the digital output, you cannot switch
the audio channel. Set Dolby Digital Out to Dolby
Digital PCM (see Dolby Digital Out on page 98) or
listen via the analog outputs if you need to switch the
audio channel.
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Recording
Chapter 6
Recording
About DVD recording
About HDD recording
This recorder can record on both DVD-R and DVD-RW
media. The main difference between the two is that DVDR discs can only be recorded once, while DVD-RW can be
recorded, erased and re-recorded many times.
Recording to the internal hard disk drive (HDD) is
basically similar to recording to a VR mode DVD-RW disc.
You have the full choice of recording quality options,
including the manual mode, and of course you can
record, erase and re-record as many times as you like.
A further difference between the two disc types is that
only DVD-RW can be initialized for VR mode recording,
which offers much more comprehensive editing
functions compared to Video mode recording.
The big advantage, however, of Video mode is its
compatibility with standard DVD players, most of which
will not play VR mode DVD-RW discs (see also the notes
below).
While DVD-R discs can only be recorded using the Video
mode, you can initialize a DVD-RW disc for Video or VR
mode recordings. Once initialized (any previous content
is erased in this operation), all recordings on that disc
will be in the chosen recording mode.
Important
• You cannot play, edit or record on unfinalized DVD-R/
RW discs recorded in Video mode on other DVD
recorders. (Likewise, unfinalized Video mode discs
recorded on this recorder are not playable on other
players/recorders.)
The capacity of the hard disk drive means that you can
store many hours of video on it, even in the higher quality
recording modes. To help you organize the contents, the
HDD is divided into four groups. You can name and use
these groups as you like—for example, you might have a
group for movies, another for TV shows, and one for
camcorder recordings.
Note
• The maximum number of titles that can be recorded
on the HDD is 250.
• You can record up to 102 hours of video (in EP mode)
on the internal 80GB (gigabyte) hard disk (HDD).
• The maximum number of chapters per title
recordable on the HDD is 99.
• No more recording is possible on the HDD after the
maximum number of titles has been reached.
• The maximum continuous recording time is six
hours.
• This recorder cannot record onto CD-R or CD-RW
discs.
• Pioneer takes no responsibility for recording failure
due to power cuts, defective discs, or damage to the
recorder.
• Fingerprints and small scratches on a disc can affect
playback and/or recording performance. Please take
proper care of your discs.
Note
• Some DVD players, such as some Pioneer models,
are compatible with VR mode DVD-RW discs. Check
the operating instructions for your player for VR
mode compatibility information.
• The maximum number of titles that can be recorded
on a DVD-R/RW disc is 99.
• The maximum number of chapters recordable on a
DVD-R/RW disc is 999.
• No more recording is possible on a disc that already
contains the maximum number of chapters/titles.
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Recording time and picture quality
There are four preset recording quality modes:
• FINE – Highest quality setting, gives about one hour
of recording time on a DVD disc.
• SP (Standard Play) – Default quality, sufficient for
most applications, gives about two hours of
recording time on a DVD.
• LP (Long Play) – Slightly lower video quality, but
doubles the recording time on a DVD to around four
hours.
• EP (Extended Play) – Use when maximum recording
time is most important; EP gives you around six
hours of recording time on a DVD disc.
In addition to these settings, you can access 32 different
recording quality/time settings when manual recording
mode is on (see Manual Recording on page 101), giving
you precise control over the recording.
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When setting a timer recording there is a further option,
AUTO, which maximizes the recording quality for the
space available on the disc loaded at the time of
recording. (If recording to the HDD, the recording quality
is maximized to fit on to a DVD disc.)
In all except the FINE/MN32 modes, sound is recorded in
two channel Dolby Digital format. When set to FINE/
MN32, sound is recorded in high quality, uncompressed
Linear PCM format.
If the broadcast audio has a SAP channel and you are
recording in Video mode or to the HDD, or in VR mode on
the FINE/MN32 setting, use the AUDIO button to select
the Mono, Stereo or SAP audio channel to record before
recording starts.
Note
• Note that all recording times (both here and those
shown by the recorder) are only approximate. This is
because of the way that the video is recorded; you
may get slightly more or slightly less, depending on
what you’re recording.
Restrictions on video recording
• You cannot record copy-protected video using this
recorder. Copy-protected video includes DVD-Video
discs and some satellite broadcasts. If copyprotected material is encountered during a
recording, recording will pause automatically and an
error message will be displayed on-screen.
• Video that is ‘copy-once only’ can only be recorded on
the HDD or a DVD-RW disc in VR mode (see below).
• When recording a TV broadcast or through an
external input, you can display copy control
information on screen. (see Displaying disc
information on-screen on page 32).
06
Recording equipment and copyright
You may use this product only to reproduce or copy
materials for which you own the copyright or have
obtained permission to copy from the copyright owner or
for which you otherwise have a legal right to reproduce or
copy. Unless you own the copyright or have obtained
permission from the copyright owner or otherwise have a
legal right to reproduce or copy, you may be violating the
law, including copyright law, and may be subject to
payment of damages and other remedies.
• 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.
Setting the picture quality/recording
time
VR mode
Video mode
HDD
Before starting a recording, you will usually want to set
the picture quality/recording time. There are four
standard settings available, which allow you to choose a
balance between picture quality and recording time.
It’s also possible to create a fifth, ‘manual’ setting for
picture quality/recording time. Before you can select this,
however, you will need to set the Manual Recording
option in the Initial Settings menu (see Manual Recording
on page 101).
REC MODE
CPRM
CPRM is a copy protection system with scramble system
regarding the recording of ‘copy once’ broadcast
programs. CPRM stands for Content Protection for
Recordable Media.
This recorder is CPRM compatible, which means that
you can record copy-once broadcast programs, but you
cannot then make a copy of those recordings. CPRM
recordings can only be made on CPRM-compatible DVDRW (ver. 1.1 or higher) discs formatted in VR mode or on
the HDD.
DVD CPRM recordings can only be played on players that
are specifically compatible with CPRM.
• Press REC MODE repeatedly to select a recording
setting.
• FINE – Fine picture quality
• SP – Standard play
• LP – Long play
• EP – Extended play
• MN – Manual (available only when manual recording
is on)
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The setting is indicated in the front panel display, and
shown on-screen together with the recording time for a
blank recordable disc. If a recordable disc is loaded, the
approximate remaining recording time for that disc is
also shown. (Note that if the On Screen Display setting
(see On Screen Display on page 95) is Off then this
information is not displayed.)
2 Use the CHANNEL +/– buttons to select the TV
channel to record.
The front panel display shows the channel number:
11 30
• While the recorder is stopped, you can also use the
number buttons on the remote to select the channel.
(For channel 6, press 6 then ENTER; for channel 24,
press 2, 4 then ENTER)
Basic recording from the TV
VR mode
Video mode
• If the recorder is stopped, you can also use the +/–
buttons on the front panel to select the channel
number.
HDD
Follow the instructions below to record a TV program.
Recording starts immediately and continues until the
disc is full or you stop the recording.
HDD
DVD
AUDIO
3 Use the REC MODE button to set the picture
quality/recording time.
• See Setting the picture quality/recording time on
page 45 for detailed instructions.
4 If the broadcast audio has a SAP channel (Second
Audio Program), press AUDIO to select the audio
channel to record.
Press repeatedly to switch between Mono, Stereo and
SAP audio channels.
• When recording in VR mode, both mono and SAP
audio channels are recorded, allowing you to switch
the audio channel on playback. The only exception to
this is when the picture quality is set to FINE/MN32,
in which case you do need to select the audio
channel before recording.
CHANNEL
ENTER
PAUSE
REC
STOP REC
REC MODE
7
Channel number
5 Press REC to start recording.
If you want to set a recording end time, press the REC
button repeatedly. The recording time increases in 30
minute increments, up to a maximum of six hours. The
time the recording will end is shown on-screen and in the
front panel display. When the recording ends, the
recorder automatically switches into standby if no other
operation is being performed.
• To cancel the set recording time, press REC.
• If you want to pause recording at any time, press
PAUSE. Press again to restart the recording. (If
recording to the HDD or in VR mode, a new chapter
is started after recording restarts)
6
DVD RECORDER
1 Press HDD or DVD to record to the hard disk drive
or a recordable DVD respectively.
• If you’re recording to DVD, load a recordable disc (if
you load a new blank DVD-RW disc, the recorder
takes a short while to initialize the disc).
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To stop the recording, press STOP REC.
• If you set the recording time in the previous step, you
can still stop the recording anytime by pressing
STOP REC.
• Recording will stop automatically when there is no
more space on the HDD/DVD, or after six hours of
HDD recording (whichever is sooner).
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Setting a timer recording
VR mode
Video mode
HDD
Using the timer recording features you can program up
to 32 timer recordings up to a month in advance. Timer
recording programs can be set to record just once, every
day, or every week.
You can set the recording quality for your timer recording
in the same way as for a regular recording, but with the
added option of an AUTO mode, which maximizes the
recording quality for the space available on the disc (if
recording to DVD), or to fit on to a blank DVD disc (if
recording to HDD).
You can set timer recordings to record to a recordable
DVD or to the hard disk drive. For regular (daily or weekly)
HDD timer recordings that you don’t need to keep, you
can use the Auto Replace Recording feature to
automatically replace the previous timer recording with
the new one. Note that when you use this feature, the
previous recording made on that timer program will be
replaced by the next one, regardless of whether you have
watched it yet or not.
• Timer recordings have higher priority than the Auto
Start Recording function (see Automatic recording
from a satellite tuner on page 54). A timer recording
will interrupt an Auto Start Recording. (Auto Start
Recording will resume after the timer recording has
finished.)
• Approximately two minutes before a timer recording
is set to start, the recorder will go into timer recording
standby. In timer recording standby you cannot use
some functions.
• The maximum length for timer recordings made to
the HDD is 24 hours. However, because one title is
limited to six hours, recordings over six hours will be
spread over two or more titles. Note that there will be
a break in the recording of a few seconds between
titles.
Easy Timer Recording
As the name suggests, Easy Timer Recording makes
setting up a timer recording as simple as possible.
You can also set the recorder so that it will adjust the
recording quality to try and fit the recording on to the disc
if it would not otherwise fit at the recording quality you set
(see Optimized Rec on page 101 for more on this).
HDD
DVD
Finally, if you set a timer recording to record to DVD but
there isn’t a recordable DVD loaded at the time of the
recording, the Recovery Recording feature will
automatically record the program to the HDD for you.
CHANNEL
Important
• A timer recording can’t be set if:
– Auto Start Recording is in progress.
– There are already 32 timer programs waiting to be
recorded.
ENTER
HOME
MENU
RETURN
• Timer recording will not start if:
– The recorder is already recording.
– A disc is being initialized, finalized or unfinalized.
• Timer recording will start when the operation
preventing timer recording has finished.
REC MODE
EASY
TIMER
• If a recordable DVD that doesn’t support
simultaneous playback and recording (see
Simultaneous recording and playback on page 53) is
playing when a DVD timer recording is due to start,
playback will automatically stop to allow the
recording to start.
• The timer indicator ( ) lights in the front panel
display when the timer is active. If the indicator is
blinking it means that (for a DVD timer recording)
there is no disc loaded, or the disc loaded is not
recordable (for an HDD timer recording it means that
the HDD is not recordable).
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1 Press EASY TIMER.
Alternatively, you can also access from the Home Menu
(press HOME MENU and select Timer Recording then
Easy Timer Recording).
• You can go back and reset the start time if you need
to by pressing RETURN.
5 Use the / (cursor left/right) to move the
cursor to the recording end time on the grid.
Recording start time
Recording end time
Easy Timer Recording
AM
8:00
9:00
10:00
11:00
PM
12:00
1:00
2:00
12/13
12/14
12/15
Easy Timer Recording
12/13 MON
CHANNEL +/–
32
9:30 AM
--:--
FINE
HDD/DVD
REC MODE
AM
11:00
PM
12:00
1:00
2:00
3:00
HDD
12/13 MON 11:45 AM
2
Set the TV channel and recording quality.
• Use the CHANNEL +/– buttons to set the channel you
want to record.
• Use the REC MODE button to set the recording
quality. Press repeatedly to switch between FINE, SP,
LP, EP and AUTO (and MN if manual recording mode
is on).
• DVD recording: The AUTO option automatically sets
the best recording quality for the space available on
the disc loaded at the time of recording.
4:00
5:00
12/13
12/14
12/15
CHANNEL +/–
32
REC MODE FINE
1:45 PM
HDD/DVD
HDD
As you move the cursor around the grid, an arrow
stretches from the start time to the current cursor
position, representing the length of the recording. A
recording of up to six hours can be set.
6
Press ENTER to set the end time.
• HDD recording: The AUTO option automatically sets
the best recording quality that would fit on to a blank
DVD disc.
7 Select ‘Yes’ to set the timer recording and exit, or
‘No’ to go back to the timer recording screen.
• You can check the timer recording details you just set
from the main timer recording screen (see Standard
timer recording below).
• Press DVD to record to DVD disc, or HDD if you want
to record to the hard disk drive.
Standard timer recording
3 Use /// (cursor buttons) to move the
cursor to the recording start date and time on the
grid.
• You can move the cursor forward or back an hour at
a time using the and buttons.
The timer recording screen you can see all the timer
programs already set, clear programs and set up new
ones.
CLEAR
Current time
Recording start time
Easy Timer Recording
AM
8:00
9:00
ENTER
10:00
11:00
PM
12:00
HOME
MENU
1:00
2:00
12/13
12/14
12/15
12/13 MON 11:45 AM
CHANNEL +/–
32
REC MODE FINE
- -:- HDD/DVD
HDD
PREV
NEXT
TIMER REC
Each row of the grid is one day (you can set the timer
recording for up to a month in advance). Each column is
a 15 minute interval.
The darker area represents time that has already passed
and can’t therefore be selected. The lighter area is time
that’s available.
4 Press ENTER to set the start time.
The start date and time is displayed in the middle of the
screen.
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1 Press TIMER REC to display the Timer Recording
screen.
You can also access the Timer Recording screen from
the Home Menu (press HOME MENU, select Timer
Recording, then Timer Recording (View)).
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This screen shows all the timer programs currently set.
Timer Recording
Date
Start
Stop
CH
Mode Rec to Confirm
12/13 MON 7:00 PM 8:00 PM
32 FINE HDD OK
12/14 TUE 9:00 PM 10:00 PM
43 FINE HDD OK
New Input
HDD Remain
DVD Remain
10h20m(FINE)
0h43m(FINE)
1/1
• Each row is for one timer recording program, with the
date and time information, channel, recording mode,
DVD or HDD and recording status.
• The amount of free space available on the HDD and
the currently loaded recordable DVD is shown
towards the bottom of the screen.
• In the lower-right corner, the number of timer
programs already set is shown next to Tmr Pgms.
• If there are more than eight timer programs already
set, press NEXT to switch page (go back using
the PREV button).
• You can also clear a timer program before it’s started
(before the recorder enters timer recording standby)
by highlighting it and pressing CLEAR.
2 Select ‘New Input’ to set a new timer program,
then press ENTER.
Timer Recording
Date
Start
12/12 SUN
Rec to
HDD
10
Stop
00 AM
--
CH
--
Rec Mode
24
FINE
Group
GROUP1
• Mode – Select FINE, SP, LP, EP or AUTO (See
Recording time and picture quality on page 44). If
Manual Recording is on, then you can also select the
MN setting.
• Rec to – Select HDD for hard disk recording or DVD
for DVD recording. Select HDD
for Auto Replace
Recording (daily or weekly timer recording only).
• Group – Select a record group (for HDD recording
only).
• Ttl Name Input – Optionally, you can enter a name
for the recording up to 32 characters. (Highlight
Program Set then press (cursor down) to access
this option.)
4 After entering all the timer recording
information, highlight ‘Program set’ and press
ENTER.
The timer recording list screen is displayed again. The
timer program you just input appears in the list. The
rightmost column shows various timer recording status
messages:
• For an HDD timer recording, if there are already 250
titles on the HDD, the message Title Over appears.
• If a timer program overlaps another in the list, the
message Overlap appears.
• 6 Hour Over is displayed if a recording over six hours
is set for a DVD.
• Standby is displayed when the recorder is in timer
recording standby.
• Recording is displayed when a timer recording is in
progress.
5 To exit the timer recording screen, press HOME
MENU.
Program Set
Ttl Name Input
3 Enter the timer recording settings.
Use the / (cursor left/right) buttons to select a field;
use the / (cursor up/down) buttons to change the
value.
• Date – Choose a date up to one month in advance, or
select a daily or weekly program.
• Start – Set the recording start time.
• Stop – Set the recording end time (maximum length
of a timer recording is 24 hours for HDD recording or
six hours for DVD).
• CH – Choose a channel (2–69 or 1–125 for antenna or
cable channels respectively, excluding skip
channels), or one of the external inputs from which to
record.
Note
• The rightmost column in the timer recording screen
(Confirm) shows whether there’s enough space to
record your timer program. If you selected a daily or
weekly program, the date of the last recording that
will fit on the disc appears (up to a maximum of one
month ahead).
• If you set a DVD timer recording but there is no
recordable DVD disc loaded, or the disc loaded
doesn’t have enough free space for the complete
recording, Recovery is shown. In this case (unless
you load a suitable disc before the recording actually
starts), the recorder will use the HDD for recording.
(The message Can’t Rec will appear if there are
already 250 titles on the HDD or if there is not enough
free space on the HDD for recording.)
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• For a DVD timer recording, if Optimized Rec (see
Optimized Rec on page 101) is set to On, the recorder
will adjust the recording quality to try and fit the
recording on the disc. If the recording will not fit onto
the disc even on MN1 recording quality then the
Recovery Recording feature will automatically make
the recording to the HDD instead.
• If there is very little free space left on the HDD, an
Auto Replace Recording may not complete
successfully.
• If the HDD is being used for playback or high-speed
copying when an Auto Replace Recording is due to
start, the new timer recording will not replace the old
one. However, the next time the timer recording
starts, both of the older two programs will be erased.
• If you change the Auto Channel Setting (from cable
to antenna or the other way around), existing timer
programs will be erased.
Timer recording using the VCR Plus+®
programming system
This system makes programming timer recordings very
simple. Most TV guides publish PlusCode numbers with
their program details. If you want to make a timer
recording of a program, you just input the corresponding
code. The date, start, stop and channel settings are made
automatically. All you have to do is tell the recorder the
recording mode, and whether it’s a once-only recording
or a regular recording.
1 Press ‘VCR Plus+’ to display the VCR Plus+
program screen.
You can also access this screen from the Home Menu
(press HOME MENU, select Timer Recording, then VCR
Plus+).
VCR Plus+
39924
PlusCode#
Rec Mode
Rec Times
Rec to
HDD
9
to input
REC MODE to change
to change level
MN21
Once
0
Daily
Weekly
to change
HDD
DVD to change
• Use the number buttons to enter the PlusCode
number. (To clear the last digit entered, press
CLEAR.)
• Press REC MODE to select FINE, SP, LP, EP or AUTO
(See Recording time and picture quality on page 44). If
Manual Recording is on, then you can also select the
MN setting.
• Use the / (cursor left/right) buttons to select the
Once, Daily or Weekly recording option.
• Press HDD to record to the hard disk drive, or DVD to
record to a DVD.
2 After making the settings, press ENTER.
The program details are shown at the bottom of the
screen for a few seconds then the screen is automatically
exited.
• If you haven’t set up the guide channels (or at least
the guide channel for the PlusCode number that you
entered), the recorder will prompt you to enter the
channel number that the TV program is showing on.
HDD
DVD
Tip
• You can check the timer program settings by
pressing TIMER REC to display the timer recording
screen.
VCR Plus+
CLEAR
ENTER
HOME
MENU
REC MODE
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VCR Plus+ programming with the power off
Extending a timer recording in progress
You can enter a PlusCode number when the recorder is
in standby. Note that the recording is always made to the
HDD. If you want to record to a DVD disc, you’ll need to
switch on the power and use the full VCR Plus+ program
screen.
You can extend a timer recording beyond the
programmed end time in two different ways. This can be
useful if a broadcast program overruns, for example.
CLEAR
ENTER
HOME
MENU
VCR Plus+
CLEAR
PREV
REC
ENTER
NEXT
STOP REC
TIMER REC
Moving the end time by 30-minute blocks
Important
• You can’t use this feature until you have set up the
guide channels. See VCR Plus+ CH Setting on
page 96.
• You can’t change the recording mode.
• You can’t program daily or weekly timer recordings.
1 Press ‘VCR Plus+’.
The front panel display shows the current recording
mode and prompts you to enter the PlusCode number.
P L US CODE
2 Use the number buttons to enter the PlusCode
number.
2 9 32 4
• To clear the last digit entered, press CLEAR.
3 Press ENTER.
The display shows the timer settings:
Date Start time End time HDD and Recording
channel.
• If CODE ERROR appears in the display, check that
the PlusCode number is correct and that the guide
channel is set (see VCR Plus+ CH Setting on
page 96), then set the timer recording again.
1 During timer recording, press and hold REC for
three seconds.
The timer indicator disappears from the front panel
display.
2 Press REC repeatedly to extend recording in 30
minute increments.
Programming a new end time
1 During timer recording, press TIMER REC to
display the Timer Recording screen.
You can also access the Timer Recording screen from
the Home Menu (press HOME MENU, select Timer
Recording, then Timer Recording (View)).
Timer Recording
Date
Start
Stop
CH
Mode Rec to Confirm
12/13 MON 7:00 PM 8:00 PM
32 FINE HDD
OK
12/14 TUE 9:00 PM 10:00 PM
43 FINE HDD
OK
New Input
HDD Remain
DVD Remain
---h--m(FINE)
0h43m(FINE)
1/1
• If CAN’T SET appears in the display, it means that
although you entered a valid PlusCode number, the
program has already finished.
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2 Use the (cursor up) button to highlight the
current timer recording (‘Recording’ is shown in the
‘Confirm’ column), then press ENTER.
A screen showing details of the timer recording appears.
From this screen, only the recording stop time can be
changed.
Timer Recording
Date
12/13 MON
Rec to
HDD
Start
7
Stop
00 PM
8
CH
00 PM
Rec Mode
32
FINE
Group
Program Set
GROUP1
1
If the recorder is on, switch it into standby.
2 Press and hold STOP on the front panel for
three seconds to lock the controls.
The front panel display briefly shows LOCK. If any buttons
are pressed on the remote or front panel, LOCK is briefly
displayed again.
• To unlock the recorder, press and hold STOP on
the front panel for three seconds until the display
shows UNLOCK.
• To cancel a timer recording when the recorder is
locked, first unlock the recorder (see above), then
press and hold REC for three seconds.
Ttl Name Input
3 Set a new Stop time for the timer recording.
Use the / (cursor left/right) buttons to select the
hour or minute field, then use the / (cursor up/down)
buttons to change the time.
4 Press ENTER to set the new time and exit the
screen.
Recording will continue until the new stop time is
reached.
Canceling and stopping a timer recording in
progress
After a timer recording has started, you can cancel the
program (but continue recording), or stop recording
completely if you need to.
REC
STOP REC
1 During timer recording, press and hold REC for
three seconds.
Only the program is canceled (the timer indicator
disappears); recording continues so that you can
manually stop recording whenever you like.
2 When you want to stop recording completely,
press STOP REC.
Preventing use of the recorder before a
timer recording (child lock)
You can make all the front panel and remote control
buttons inoperative using the child lock feature. This is
useful when you set a timer recording and want to make
sure that the timer settings are not changed before
recording has finished.
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Timer recording FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions
• Even though the timer is set, the recorder doesn’t start
recording!
Check that the disc loaded or HDD is recordable, not
locked (see Lock Disc on page 89), and that there are
fewer than 99/250 titles already on the DVD/HDD.
• The recorder won’t let me enter a timer program! Why
not?
You can’t enter a timer program if the clock isn’t set.
• What happens when two or more timer programs
overlap?
Basically, the program with the earlier recording start
time has priority. However, the recorder will start
recording the program with the later start time after
the earlier program is finished. If two programs have
the same times (but different channels, for example),
the program set most recently takes priority.
• I entered a timer program, but the recorder doesn’t
confirm whether or not it’s OK. Why not?
Timer confirmation only works for DVD recordings
when there is a recordable disc loaded. Also make
sure that the disc is not locked (see Lock Disc on
page 89) and that there are fewer than 99 titles
already recorded (250 for the HDD). Note that it’s
possible that although the timer recording screen
says OK, the recording doesn’t complete
successfully because of some other reason, such as
a damaged disc, etc.
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Simultaneous recording and
playback
VR mode
HDD
Recording from an external
component
VR mode
A feature called Chase Play makes it possible to watch a
recording in progress (DVD or HDD) from the start of the
recording (as in, playback is ‘chasing’ the recording). For
example, perhaps you have to miss the first 30 minutes of
a movie on TV; you can start recording, then start
watching the movie, from the beginning, while the
recorder is still recording 30 minutes ahead of you.
Video mode
HDD
You can record from an external component, such as a
camcorder or VCR, connected to one of the recorder’s
external inputs.
In fact, you’re not just limited to watching the recording
in progress; you can watch anything else already on the
DVD or HDD by selecting it from the Disc Navigator
screen (see Using the Disc Navigator with recordable
discs and the HDD on page 36).
HDD
DVD
INPUT
SELECT
Important
CLEAR
• Note that you must use a DVD-RW Ver. 1.1 / 2x or
Ver. 1.2 / 4x disc to be able to use this feature.
• You may not be able to use this feature with a
DVD-RW disc that was first initialized on another
recorder.
ENTER
• During recording, press PLAY to start playback
from the beginning of the current recording, or press
DISC NAVIGATOR and select another title to play
from there.
You can use all the usual playback controls, such as
pause, slow-motion play, scan and skip.
REC
REC MODE
• To stop playback, press STOP (recording will
continue).
• To stop recording, press
continue).
STOP REC (playback will
Note
• You can’t start playback immediately after recording
starts.
• When scanning a DVD, no sound is output if the
recorder is also recording the DVD (see Scanning
discs on page 37).
• You can’t use this feature during Auto Start
Recording, or in Auto Start Recording standby (the
AUTO indicator is lit in the front panel display).
• You can’t use simultaneous playback and recording
while copying or backing up.
1 Make sure that the component you want to
record from is connected properly to the DVD
recorder.
See Chapter 2 (Connecting up) for connection options.
2 Press INPUT SELECT repeatedly to select one of
the external inputs to record from.
There are three analog inputs and a DV digital input
(DVR-520H only). The current input is shown on-screen
and in the front panel display:
• L1 – Input 1/Auto Start Rec
• L2 – Input 2 (front panel)
• L3 – Input 3
• DV – DV input/output (front panel) (DVR-520H only)
Check that the Audio In settings for External Audio,
Dual Mono Recording and DV Input are as you want
them (see Audio In settings on page 97).
• If the aspect ratio is distorted (squashed or
stretched), adjust on the source component or your
TV before recording.
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3
Set up the recorder.
• Use REC MODE to set the recording quality. See
Setting the picture quality/recording time on page 45
for detailed information.
• Press HDD to record to the hard disk drive, or DVD to
record to a DVD.
4 Press REC when you’re ready to start
recording.
• DVR-520H only: The recorder will only start recording
from the DV IN/OUT jack if there is a valid signal.
Recording will also pause if the signal is interrupted
during recording.
Note
• If your source is copy-protected using CopyGuard,
you will not be able to record it. See Restrictions on
video recording on page 45 for more details.
Automatic recording from a satellite
tuner
HDD
If you have a satellite tuner or some other kind of set top
box connected to the L1 input, you can have the recorder
start and stop recording automatically with the timer
settings of the connected component. (If the other
component doesn’t have a built-in timer, you’ll need to
use it with an external timer unit.)
After setting up for Auto Start Recording, this recorder
starts recording when it detects a signal from the other
component. When the signal ceases, the recorder stops
recording.
If you want to use this recorder with the timer features of
your satellite tuner, see Additional information for cable/
satellite/STB (set-top box) users on page 112.
Important
• It takes a little while for this recorder to switch on and
start recording after detecting a signal. Please bear
this in mind when setting the timer.
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1 Set the timer for the satellite receiver (or other
component), then switch it into standby (if
necessary).
Check the manual that came with the receiver if you’re
not sure how to do this.
2 Check that the ‘Audio In’ settings for ‘External
Audio’ and ‘Dual Mono Recording’ are as you want
them.
See Audio In settings on page 97 for more on these
settings.
3
Set up the recorder.
• Use REC MODE to set the recording quality. See
Setting the picture quality/recording time on page 45
for detailed information.
4 Press HOME MENU and select ‘Timer Recording’,
then ‘Auto Start Recording’.
5 Select ‘Yes’ to switch Auto Start Recording on, or
‘No’ to switch off.
6 Switch the recorder into standby.
The AUTO indicator in the front panel display lights.
The recorder will automatically switch on and start
recording when the other component comes on.
Recording stops when the external component switches
off.
• To cancel Auto Start Recording, press STANDBY/
ON while the recorder is in standby. The AUTO
indicator goes off.
• To cancel Auto Start Recording once recording has
already started, press REC for three seconds, then
STOP REC.
• When a timer recording is in progress ahead of Auto
Start Recording, some functions, such as extending
the timer recording and chase play, are not available.
Press the front panel + button for three seconds to
cancel Auto Start Recording without affecting the
timer recording. The AUTO indicator goes off.
Note
• Auto Start Recordings are always on the HDD. Auto
Start Recording to DVD is not possible.
• You can’t set Auto Start Recording when:
• If Auto Start Recording is set, it will not start if
another timer recording is in progress.
• the recorder is recording or in timer recording
standby.
• Timer recordings take precedence over Auto Start
Recording. Auto Start Recording will stop if a timer
recording is due to start. After the timer recording
has finished, Auto Start Recording will resume.
• the HDD is not recordable.
• the HDD already contains the maximum number
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• During DV recording, if a part of the tape is blank, or
has copy-protected material on it, this recorder will
pause recording. Recording will restart automatically
when there is a recordable signal. However, if there is
more than 10 seconds of blank tape, this recorder will
stop recording and the camcorder should stop
(depending on the camcorder).
Recording from a DV camcorder
(DVR-520H only)
VR mode
Video mode
HDD
You can record from a DV camcorder connected to the
DV IN/OUT jack on the front panel of this recorder. Using
the recorder’s remote, you can control both the
camcorder and this recorder.
Before recording, make sure that the audio input for the
DV IN/OUT jack is setup (see DV Input (DVR-520H only)
on page 97).
• For best results when recording from a DV
camcorder to this recorder, we recommend cueing
the camcorder to the place you want to start
recording from and setting the camcorder to playpause.
1 Make sure your digital camcorder is connected to
the front panel DV IN/OUT jack.
Also, set the camcorder to VTR mode.
2
HDD
DVD
Set up the recorder.
• Use REC MODE to set the recording quality. See
Setting the picture quality/recording time on page 45
for detailed information.
• Make sure a recordable disc is loaded if you want to
record to DVD.
3 From the Initial Settings menu, check that the DV
audio input is setup as you require.
See DV Input (DVR-520H only) on page 97 for more on
this.
CLEAR
ENTER
HOME
MENU
RETURN
REV SCAN
PAUSE
PLAY
FWD SCAN
STOP
STEP/SLOW
REC MODE
Important
• The source signal must be DVC-SD format
• Some camcorders cannot be controlled using this
recorder’s remote.
• If you connect a second recorder using a DV cable,
you cannot control the second unit from this one.
• Check also that the Audio In settings for External
Audio and Dual Mono Recording are as you want
them (see Audio In settings on page 97).
4 Press HOME MENU and select ‘DV Record’ from
the menu.
• DV recording only works when the digital camcorder
is in VTR mode with a tape loaded.
5 Select ‘Record to HDD’ or ‘Record to DVD’ to
record to the hard disk drive or a recordable DVD
respectively.
6 Find the place on the camcorder tape that you
want to start recording from.
For best results, pause playback at the point from which
you want to record.
• Depending on your camcorder, you can use this
recorder’s remote to control the camcorder using the
, , , , , and buttons.
7 Use the / (cursor up/down) buttons to select
‘Start Rec’ and press ENTER.
• You can’t control this unit remotely from a
component connected to the DV IN/OUT jack.
• You can’t record date and time information from DV
cassette.
Stop
1.02.22
Control with these
buttons
Stop
Start Rec
Pause Rec
Stop Rec
HDD SP (2h00m/DVD)
Remain
1h40m
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• Recording is automatically paused if the recorder
detects no signal, or a copy-protected signal.
Recording restarts when there is a non-copyprotected signal.
• You can pause or stop the recording by selecting
Pause Rec or Stop Rec from the on-screen display.
You cannot control the camcorder from this remote
control during recording.
• If you restart recording after stopping the camcorder,
the first few seconds of the camcorder tape will not
be recorded. Use the pause button on your
camcorder instead and recording will start
immediately.
• HDD and DVD-RW (VR Mode) only: A chapter marker
is inserted every time there is a break in the timecode
on the DV tape. This happens when the recording is
stopped or paused then restarted, for example.
Recording from the DV output
(DVR-520H only)
VR mode
Video mode
HDD
You can record non-copy-protected material from the
hard disk drive or from a DVD to a camcorder connected
to the DV IN/OUT jack.
1 Connect the camcorder to the DV IN/OUT jack of
this recorder.
2
Select the HDD or DVD for playback.
3
Find the place you want to start recording from.
4
Start recording on the camcorder.
5
Play the source material.
• While recording, you cannot exit the DV recording
screen using the HOME MENU or RETURN button.
Note
• Depending on the connected camcorder, you may
not be able to control it using the remote control
supplied with this recorder.
• If the audio subcode on the DV tape cannot be read
correctly, the audio type will not switch
automatically. You can switch the audio manually
from the External Audio setting (page 97).
• See also DV-related messages on page 111 if you
encounter an error while using the DV IN/OUT jack.
Frequently Asked Questions
• I can’t get my DV camcorder to work with the recorder!
Check that the DV cable is properly connected. Also
make sure that what you’re trying to record is not
copy-protected.
If it still doesn’t work, try switching off the camcorder
then switch back on.
• There’s a picture, but no sound!
Try switching the DV Input setting (see DV Input
(DVR-520H only) on page 97) between Stereo 1 and
Stereo 2.
Playing your recordings on other DVD
players
VR mode
Video mode
Most regular DVD players can play finalized discs
recorded in Video mode. A number of players (including
many Pioneer models) can also play DVD-RW discs
recorded in VR mode, finalized or not. Check the manual
that came with the player to check what kinds of discs it
will play.
When you finalize a Video mode disc, a title menu is
created from which you can select titles when you play
the disc. There are a number of different styles of title
menu to choose from to suit the content of the disc.
All the title menus are navigated in the usual way,
pressing MENU or TOP MENU to display the menu, then
using the /// (cursor buttons) followed by
ENTER to select titles and start playback.
Finalizing a disc
VR mode
Video mode
Finalizing ‘fixes’ the recordings in place so that the disc
can be played on a regular DVD player or computer
equipped with a suitable DVD-ROM drive.
Note that the disc name will appear in the title menu after
you finalize a disc. Make sure the disc name is as you
want it before you finalize the disc as it can’t be changed
afterwards. If you want to rename the disc, see Input Disc
Name on page 89 before starting the steps below.
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• How long finalization takes depends on the type of
disc, how much is recorded on the disc and the
number of titles on the disc. A disc recorded in VR
mode can take up to one hour to finalize. A disc
recorded in Video mode can take up to 20 minutes.
Important
• Once you’ve finalized a disc recorded in Video mode,
you can’t edit or record anything else on that disc.
However, the finalization on a DVD-RW disc maybe
‘undone’; see Undo Finalize on page 90 for how to do
this.
• A VR mode disc can still be recorded and edited on
this recorder even after finalizing.
1 Load the disc you want to finalize.
Make sure that the recorder is stopped before
proceeding.
2
Press HOME MENU and select ‘Disc Setup’.
3
Select ‘Finalize’.
Initializing a DVD-RW disc
DVD-RW
When you first load a blank disc, the recorder will
initialize it automatically for recording. You can also
manually initialize DVD-RW discs.
You can initialize a disc for either Video mode recording
or VR mode recording.
Disc Setup
Basic
Initialize
Finalize
Finalize
Undo Finalize
Important
Next Screen
Start
• Initializing a disc will erase everything recorded on it.
Make sure there is nothing on the disc that you want
to keep!
• You may not be able to re-initialize a disc in a different
format if it was originally initialized on an older DVD
recorder.
4 Select ‘Finalize’ from the finalize options, then
‘Next Screen’.
5 For Video mode discs only, select a title menu
style, then select ‘Yes’ to start finalization or ‘No’ to
cancel.
The menu you select will be the one that appears when
the ‘top menu’ is selected on any DVD player.
1
Press HOME MENU and select ‘Disc Setup’.
2
Select ‘Initialize’
Disc Setup
Basic
Initialize
Finalize
VR Mode
Video Mode
Start
Start
Finalize
TITL E MENU
TITLE MENU
3 Select ‘Video Mode’ or ‘VR Mode’ from the
initialize options.
4 Select ‘Start’.
It takes about 30 seconds to initialize the disc.
• Discs recorded partially or fully on the Pioneer
DVR-7000 DVD recorder do not support this feature.
These discs will have only a text title menu when
finalized on this recorder.
6 The recorder will now start finalizing the disc.
During finalization:
• If the finalization process is going to take more than
around four minutes, you can press ENTER to cancel.
Around four minutes before completion, the option to
cancel disappears.
Initializing Disc
2ch
1 min left
Note
• By default, the recorder initializes blank DVD-RW
discs for VR mode recording. See DVD-RW Auto Init.
on page 102 if you want to change the default to
Video mode.
• If a disc was previously finalized on an older DVD
recorder, you may not be able to re-initialize and/or
initialize it for Video mode recording.
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Chapter 7
Copying and back-up
When copying from HDD to DVD, the speed of copying
depends on the recording mode and the kind of DVD disc
you’re using. The table at the bottom of the page shows
the minimum copying time for one hour of material.
Introduction
Use the copying features of this recorder to:
• Back up important recordings stored on the HDD to
a DVD
• Make a DVD copy of a recording on the HDD to play
in another player.
• Transfer video from a DVD to the HDD for editing.
• Transfer edited video from the HDD to DVD.
The simplest method of copying is to use the One Touch
Copy feature. Using this you can simply copy the title
that’s currently playing from HDD to DVD, or the other
way around.
For more complicated copying tasks you can make a
Copy List which specifies precisely what needs to be
copied. A Copy List is similar to a VR mode Play List in
many ways, and you’ll find that the Copy List commands
are similar to those available for editing a Play List.
A message showing that copying has finished is
displayed after copying. If the recorder is inactive and no
button is pressed (remote or front panel) then the
recorder will automatically go into standby after 20
minutes.
Note
• Not all discs are compatible with high-speed copying.
Check with the disc manufacturer for compatibility.
• There may be cases where even 2x/4x/8x compatible
discs do not copy at full speed.
• High-speed copying is not possible when using discs
initialized on another recorder.
• The following manufacture’s 8x discs are suitable for
us with this recorder.
Maker
Sony
That’s
JVC
Fujifilm
TDK
Maxell
Verbatim
Ritek
(As of April, 2004)
High-speed copying
Copying of transfer between DVD and HDD is a
completely digital process without any loss of quality in
the audio or video. Copying can be carried out at the
maximum speed possible.
DVD disc type
DVD-R Ver. 2.0
DVD-R Ver. 2.0/4x*3
DVD-RW Ver. 1.1*1
DVD-RW Ver. 1.1/2x*2
DVD-RW Ver. 1.2/4x*3
EP
10 mins.
5 mins.
2.5 mins.
1.25 mins.
LP
15 mins.
7.5 mins.
4 mins.
2 mins.
SP
30 mins.
15 mins.
7.5 mins.
4 mins.
FINE
60 mins.
30 mins.
15 mins.
8 mins.
Rec mode
DVD-R Ver. 2.0/8x*4
Note that all times in the above table are approximate.
*1
Compatible with single speed recording only
Compatible with 2x speed recording
*3
Compatible with 4x speed recording
*4
Compatible with 8x speed recording. Note that actual copy speed varies with the part of the disc being recorded.
*2
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Real-time copying
Real-time copying is also possible, with the advantage
that you can manually set a different recording mode
from the original. For example, you can record a title
originally recorded in FINE mode in SP mode.
When real-time copying from the HDD to a Video mode
DVD, the chapter markers in the original material are not
copied. Chapter markers are put into the copy at
intervals, according to the Auto Chapter (Video) setting
(see also Auto Chapter (Video) on page 102).
Frame accuracy and copying
The Frame Accurate setting (see Frame Accurate on
page 102) does not affect the actual video content on the
HDD, but it does affect what can be copied and whether
high-speed copying can be used.
07
permission from the copyright owner or otherwise have a
legal right to reproduce or copy, you may be violating the
law, including copyright law, and may be subject to
payment of damages and other remedies.
One Touch Copy* (HDD to DVD)
The One Touch Copy feature copies the currently playing
title (or currently selected title in the Disc Navigator) from
the HDD to DVD. The whole title is copied, regardless of
where in the title you start copying. The recorder copies
at the maximum speed possible.
For One Touch Copy to work, make sure that a recordable
DVD-R/RW disc is loaded.
* See also Copyright above.
When Frame Accurate is set to Off, high-speed copying
can generally be used to copy titles in the Copy List using
a DVD-R or DVD-RW disc in VR or Video mode. However,
copy-once protected material (see Restrictions on
copying below) can’t be added to the Copy List, and the
divide points in edited titles may be out by as much as 0.5
seconds when compared to the original.
When Frame Accurate is On, you can add copy-once
protected titles to the Copy List and divide points in
edited titles are maintained accurately. However,
depending on the content of the Copy List and the disc, it
may not be possible to use high-speed copying.
Restrictions on copying
Some video material is copy-once protected. This means
that it can be recorded to HDD, but it can’t then be freely
copied again. If you want to transfer copy-once protected
material from HDD to DVD, you’ll need to use a VR mode
DVD-RW disc compatible with CPRM Ver. 1.1 or higher
(see CPRM on page 45 for more on this). Only one
instance of a copy-once protected title can be added to
the Copy List, and after it’s been copied, the title is erased
from the HDD (it is therefore not possible to copy a
locked title that is copy-once protected).
You can identify copy-once protected material during
playback by displaying disc information on-screen. If the
current title is copy-once protected, an exclamation mark
( ! ) is shown (see Play display 2 on page 34).
Copyright
You may use this product only to reproduce or copy
materials for which you own the copyright or have
obtained permission to copy from the copyright owner or
for which you otherwise have a legal right to reproduce or
copy. Unless you own the copyright or have obtained
ONE TOUCH
COPY
HDD
DVD
• During HDD playback, press ONE TOUCH COPY to
copy the current title to DVD.
The front panel display indicates that the title is being
copied. Playback continues while copying.
Note
• Title name, chapter markers, as well as thumbnail
picture markers (Navimark) for the Disc Navigator,
are also copied. However, if you copy to a Video mode
DVD-R/RW, only the first 32 characters of a name are
copied.
• The chapter markers in the copy may not be in exactly
the same positions as the original when recording on
to a Video mode disc.
• You can’t use the One Touch Copy function to copy a
title if any part of the title is copy-once protected.
• A title that contains mixed aspect ratios can’t be
copied to a Video mode disc. Use a VR mode DVDRW disc for this type of material.
• Low resolution (EP or LP, or MN1–18) widescreen
material can’t be copied to a Video mode disc. Use a
VR mode DVD-RW disc for this type of material.
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Note
One Touch Copy* (DVD to HDD)
One Touch Copy from DVD to HDD copies a single title to
the HDD in real time. You can copy the currently playing
title or the currently selected title in the Disc Navigator.
When you start copying, playback jumps back to the start
of the title, then continues through to the end of the title,
when recording automatically stops. The copy will be
made in the recording mode (FINE, SP, etc.) that is
currently set.
* See also Copyright on page 59.
• Title name and chapter markers are also copied,
except when copying from a finalized Video mode
disc.
• Thumbnail picture markers (Navimark) and chapter
markers for the Disc Navigator are copied, but their
position in the copy may be slightly changed from the
original.
• If some part of the title being copied is copyprotected, copying will start, but the copy-protected
portions will not be copied.
ONE TOUCH
COPY
HDD
• The maximum title length for copying is six hours.
Canceling One Touch Copy
You can cancel a One Touch Copy once it’s started.
DVD
• During DVD playback, press ONE TOUCH COPY to
copy the current title to HDD.
Playback starts again from the beginning of the current
title. The front panel display and an on-screen display
indicate that the title is being copied.
• Press and hold ONE TOUCH COPY for more than
a second.
Copying is canceled and the video already copied is
erased.
Note
• If you cancel a HDD to DVD-R copy, the space
available for recording does not return to the precopy figure.
Copying from HDD to DVD*
Currently selected HDD title
Title which cannot be
added to Copy List
HDD to DVD Copy
HDD Groups
All
HDD
1
2
3
4
Titles in the selected
HDD Group
HDD
Copy List
menu options
8/11Sun 4:00PM
Recording Time
Add
Erase
Ttl Name
Divide
Combine
DVD
1
2
Copy List
From the HDD to DVD Copy screen you can build up a
Copy List of titles to copy to DVD. From this screen you
can also edit chapters so that the titles appear as you
want them on your finished DVD.
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3
Information for the
selected title
4
Copy List titles
Conf List
En
1/3
2ch LP
0h32m55s
Total 1h30m
1/2
Running time of the
Copy List
* See also Copyright on page 59.
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Important
• The recorder can only store one Copy List at a time.
• The Copy List is erased if the Frame Accurate setting
is changed in the Initial Settings menu (see Frame
Accurate on page 102).
• Resetting the recorder to its factory settings (see
Resetting the recorder on page 106) will also erase the
Copy List.
• Use the / (cursor up/down) buttons to highlight
the command you want from the menu options on
the left, then press ENTER. Most commands require
you then to select a title (or chapter) or location from
the thumbnail views area of the screen. Use the /
(cursor left/right) followed by ENTER to do this.
• When in the thumbnails area of the screen, use the
PREV () and NEXT () buttons to display the
previous/next page if there are more titles/chapters
than will fit on the screen.
• As you highlight different thumbnails, information
about the title/chapter is shown in the central area of
the screen. Press DISPLAY to change the
information displayed.
• Press RETURN to get back to the menu options on
the left from the thumbnail area of the Copy List
screen.
ENTER
HOME
MENU
PREV
RETURN
• When selecting HDD titles, you can display titles
from a particular HDD group by pressing (cursor
up), then using the / (cursor left/right) buttons
and ENTER to select a group. Press (cursor down)
to get back to the HDD title thumbnail area.
NEXT
DVD Copy
All
DISPLAY
1
1 Make sure that there’s a recordable DVD disc
loaded.
2
Press HOME MENU and select ‘Copy’.
2
3
4
HDD to DVD Copy List menu options
Use the following commands when making an HDD to
DVD Copy List:
• Add – Add titles from the HDD to the Copy List (see
page 62).
Timer Recording
Disc Setup
Disc Navigator
Initial Setup
Copy
Video/Audio Adjust
Disc History
Play Mode
PhotoViewer
DV Record
• Erase – Erase individual titles from the Copy List (see
page 63).
• Title Name (Ttl Name) – Name or rename a title in
the Copy List (see page 63).
• Divide – Divide a title in the Copy List into two (see
page 63).
DVR-520H screen
• Combine – Combine two adjacent titles in the Copy
List into one (see page 64).
3 Select ‘HDD DVD’.
The HDD to DVD Copy List screen appears.
• Preview – Check the content of a title in the Copy List
(see page 64).
HDD to DVD Copy
• Move – Change the order of titles in the Copy List
(see page 64).
All
HDD
1
2
3
4
HDD
1/3
Add
Erase
Ttl Name
Divide
Combine
• Erase All – Erase the Copy List (see page 65).
DVD
Copy List
Total 0h00m
1/1
Conf List
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• Chapter Edit (Chpt Edit) – Edit chapters within a
Copy List title (see page 65):
• Erase – Erase a chapter.
• Divide – Divide a chapter into two.
• Combine – Combine two chapters into one.
• Move – Change the chapter order.
• Preview – Check the chapter content.
3
Select ‘Start’ to begin copying.
Note
• When the copy mode is set to something other than
High-Speed Copy for copying to a Video mode DVD,
the chapter markers of the original are not copied.
Chapter markers are put into the copy at regular
intervals, according to the Auto Chapter setting (see
also Auto Chapter (Video) on page 102).
• Erase Section (Erase Sec) – Erase a section of a title
in the Copy List (see page 67).
• Confirm List (Conf List) – Confirm the Copy List and
go to the recording settings screen (see Recording
the Copy List below).
HDD to DVD Copy List commands
Recording the Copy List
Add
After putting together your Copy List, you’re ready to
record it.
Use this command to add titles to the Copy List.
1 Select ‘Conf List’ to display the Copy List settings
screen.
2 Use the / (cursor left/right) buttons to select
the Recording Mode.
1
Select ‘Add’ from the Copy List menu options.
2 Use the / (cursor left/right) buttons to select
a title from the HDD to add to the Copy List, then
press ENTER.
HDD to DVD Copy
All
HDD to DVD Copy
HDD
HDD
HDD
DVD-RW VIDEO
Start
Copy List Total
Current DVD Remain
1175MB
2830MB
/ 4700MB
2
8/11Sun 4:00PM
Recording Time
High Speed
Recording Mode
Add
Erase
Ttl Name
Divide
Combine
1
3
4
HDD
Required 0h08m
Add
Erase
Ttl Name
Divide
Combine
DVD
1
2
Copy List
1/3
2ch LP
0h32m55s
3
Total 1h30m
4
1/2
Conf List
Conf List
• High-Speed Copy – The Copy List is copied at the
same recording quality as the original. (See page 58
for more information on high-speed copying.)
• FINE, SP, LP, EP, MN – The Copy List is copied at the
specified recording quality in real-time. (Note that if
you copy at a higher quality setting than the original,
the copy will not be better quality than the original.)
If you select MN above, you can also change the level
setting (MN1–MN32) from the Recording Quality box
that appears.
• Optimized – The recording quality is automatically
adjusted so that the Copy List fits on to the space
available on the disc. Copying is carried out in realtime.
When you change the recording mode setting, you can
see how much disc space it will require. If this is more
than is available, it shows up in red and you won’t be able
to start copying. In this case, either change the recording
quality, or press RETURN to go back to the Copy List
screen and erase one or more titles from the Copy List.
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The thumbnail appears in the Copy List section in the
lower half of the screen. If there are already titles in the
Copy List, the title is added at the end.
3 Repeat step 2 to add more titles to the Copy List,
or press RETURN to go back to the Copy List menu
options.
Note
• When Frame Accurate is set to Off (see Frame
Accurate on page 102), the following limitations on
adding titles to the Copy List apply:
– When adding titles that contain copy-once
protected material, the copy-once parts will not be
added to the Copy List.
– When adding titles that contain material of more
than one aspect ratio (screen size), each part with a
different aspect ratio will be added as a separate title.
– Widescreen material recorded in LP, EP or MN1–18
will not be added to the Copy List.
– Chapter markers on the copy may be up to 0.5
seconds off compared to the original.
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3
Input a name for the selected title.
Use this command to erase individual titles from the
Copy List.
1
Input Title Name
10/07Wed 3:00PM 2ch LP
Select ‘Erase’ from the Copy List menu options.
ABC DE F GH I J KLM . , ? !
N O P Q R S T U V WX Y Z ( ) : ;
AA A A A AÆ ç E E E E I I I I #
CAPS
small
2 Use the / (cursor left/right) buttons to select
a title from the Copy List to erase, then press ENTER.
DN O OOO
0 1 2 3 4 5
+ – /@ [
c £ \ §
2 3
´ µ¶ ·
HDD to DVD Copy
OK
O
ø
UUUUY
6 7 8 9 <
¥ ] ˆ ÷ x
¨ © a– << ¬
¸ 1 –o 1/4
<<
Erase
Delete
= >
± { _|
– ®
1 3
/2 /4 ¿
ß$%
_ &
} ~ ¡
˚
`
Space
All
HDD
1
2
3
4
HDD
DVD
1
2
Copy List
3
• Use the /// (cursor buttons) and ENTER to
select characters.
1/3
10/07Wed 3:00PM 2ch LP
Recording Time
0h20m10s
Add
Erase
Ttl Name
Divide
Combine
4
• A name generated automatically by the recorder will
already be in the name input section of the screen.
Use the / buttons to change the cursor
position.
1/2
Total 1h30m
Conf List
• Select CAPS or small to change to upper or lowercase, or use the CASE SELECTION buttons (/
).
3 Select ‘Yes’ to confirm that you want to erase the
title, or ‘No’ to cancel.
4 Repeat steps 2 and 3 to erase more titles from
the Copy List, or press RETURN to go back to the
Copy List menu options.
Title Name (Ttl Name)
• You can also use the CLEAR button to delete
characters directly (press and hold for two seconds
to delete the whole name). For other remote control
key shortcuts, see Using the remote key shortcuts to
input a name on page 77.
Use this command to name or rename titles in the Copy
List (the names of the original titles remain unchanged).
• Press RETURN to go back to the Copy List screen
without changing the name.
1 Select ‘Ttl Name’ from the Copy List menu
options.
4 To confirm the name and return to the main
Copy List screen, highlight ‘OK’ and press ENTER.
2 Use the / (cursor left/right) buttons to select
a title from the Copy List to name or rename, then
press ENTER.
5 Repeat steps 2 to 4 to name other titles in the
Copy List, or press RETURN to go back to the Copy
List menu options.
Divide
HDD to DVD Copy
All
HDD
1
2
3
Use this command to make two titles from a title already
in the Copy List.
4
HDD
10/06Tue 3:00PM
Recording Time
Add
Erase
Ttl Name
Divide
Combine
DVD
1
2
Copy List
1/3
2ch LP
0h16m32s
3
Total 1h30m
4
1/2
1
Select ‘Divide’ from the Copy List menu options.
2 Use the / (cursor left/right) buttons to select
a title from the Copy List to divide, then press ENTER.
Conf List
HDD to DVD Copy
All
HDD
1
2
3
4
HDD
1/3
10/07Wed 3:00PM 2ch LP
Recording Time
0h20m10s
Add
Erase
Ttl Name
Divide
Combine
DVD
1
2
Copy List
3
Total 1h30m
4
1/2
Conf List
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3 Use the playback controls to find the place you
want to divide the title.
3 Repeat step 2 to combine more titles, or press
RETURN to go back to the Copy List menu options.
Divide Title
HDD
Note
Title
2
8/11Sun 4:00PM
Recording Time
2ch LP
0h32m55s
2-1
Play Pause
• When Frame Accurate is set to Off (see Frame
Accurate on page 102), the following limitations apply
when combining titles:
– Mixed aspect ratios (16:9, 4:3, 4:3 (letter box)) can’t
be combined.
– Mixed recording modes (EP/MN1–6, LP/MN7–18,
SP/MN19–31, FINE/MN32) can’t be combined.
0.08.13.26
Divide
Divide
Back
You can use all the usual playback controls, including
PLAY, PAUSE, scan (, ), and slow-motion
(, ).
• Press RETURN or highlight Back and press ENTER to
go back to the main Copy List screen, leaving the title
intact.
4 With ‘Divide’ highlighted, press ENTER to divide
the title at the current playback position.
5 Repeat steps 2 to 4 to divide other titles in the
Copy List, or press RETURN to go back to the Copy
List menu options.
Preview
Use this command to check the content of a title in the
Copy List.
1 Select ‘Preview’ from the Copy List menu
options.
2 Use the / (cursor left/right) buttons to select
a title from the Copy List to preview, then press
ENTER.
The selected title starts playing. You can return to the
Copy List screen by pressing STOP, otherwise
playback will continue until the end of the Copy List.
• During preview, you can select a new thumbnail for
the Disc Navigator by pressing NAVI MARK.
Note
• When Frame Accurate is set to Off (see Frame
Accurate on page 102), the divide points may move by
up to half a second after selecting Divide.
3 Repeat step 2 to preview other titles, or press
RETURN to go back to the Copy List menu options.
Move
Combine
Use this command to make a single title from two
adjacent titles in the Copy List.
1 Select ‘Combine’ from the Copy List menu
options.
2 Use the / (cursor left/right) buttons to select
two adjacent titles from the Copy List to combine,
then press ENTER.
Use this command to change the order of titles in the
Copy List.
1
Select ‘Move’ from the Copy List menu options.
2 Use the / (cursor left/right) buttons to select
a title from the Copy List to move, then press ENTER.
HDD to DVD Copy
All
HDD
1
2
3
4
HDD
HDD to DVD Copy
HDD
1
2
3
4
HDD
1/3
Add
Erase
Ttl Name
Divide
Combine
Conf List
64
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1/3
10/07Wed 3:00PM 2ch LP
Recording Time
0h20m10s
All
Preview
Move
Erase All
Chpt Edit
Erase Sec
DVD
1
2
Copy List
3
Total 1h30m
4
1/2
Conf List
DVD
1
2
Copy List
3
Total 1h30m
4
1/2
The thumbnail appears in the Copy List section in the
lower half of the screen.
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3 Use the / (cursor left/right) buttons to select
a new position for the title, then press ENTER.
The thumbnails in the Copy List reflect the new order.
2 Use the / (cursor left/right) buttons to select
a title from the Copy List to edit, then press ENTER.
HDD to DVD Copy
All
HDD to DVD Copy
HDD
1
All
HDD
1
2
3
Preview
Move
Erase All
Chpt Edit
Erase Sec
DVD
1
2
Copy List
3
1/3
4
1/2
Total 1h30m
3
4
1/3
10/07 Wed 3:00PM 2ch LP
Recording Time
0h20m10s
HDD
10/07Wed 3:00PM 2ch LP
Recording Time
0h20m10s
2
HDD
4
Preview
Move
Erase All
Chpt Edit
Erase Sec
DVD
1
2
3
Copy List
4
Total 1h30m
1/2
Conf List
Conf List
The chapter editing screen appears with thumbnails of
each chapter.
Title to move
Copy List insertion point
4 Repeat steps 2 and 3 to move other titles in the
Copy List, or press RETURN to go back to the Copy
List menu options.
3 Select a command from the chapter edit menu
options.
Chapter Edit
HDD
Erase All
Use this command to erase the Copy List.
1 Select ‘Erase All’ from the Copy List menu
options.
2 Select ‘Yes’ to confirm, or ‘No’ to cancel, then
press ENTER.
Erase
Divide
Combine
Move
Preview
Title
2
10/07Wed 3:00PM
Recording Time
2ch LP
0h20m10s
Chapter
---h--m
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Back
1/1
Chapter edit menu
HDD to DVD Copy
The following commands are available:
All
HDD
1
2
3
4
HDD
1/3
Preview
Move
Erase All
Chpt Edit
Erase Sec
Conf List
DVD
1
2
Copy List
Erase all titles ?
3
4
Total 1h30m
Yes
1/2
No
Chapter Edit (Chpt Edit)
The Chapter Edit option gives you access to several
commands that you can use to edit chapters within a
Copy List title.
• Erase – Erase individual chapters: Use the ///
(cursor buttons) and ENTER to select a chapter to
erase. The chapter is erased after confirming.
• Divide – Divide a chapter into two or more new
chapters: See Chapter Edit: Divide on page 66.
• Combine – Combine two chapters into one: See
Chapter Edit: Combine on page 66.
• Move – Change the order of the chapters: See
Chapter Edit: Move on page 66.
• Preview – Check the content of a chapter: Use the
/// (cursor buttons) to select a chapter, then
press ENTER. Once the preview has started, press STOP to return to the chapter edit screen.
Editing chapters in a Copy List title does not change any
actual content on the HDD. It affects only how the
chapters appear after copying.
4 Press RETURN to get back to the chapter editing
options on the left, or select another chapter
1 Select ‘Chpt Edit’ from the Copy List menu
options.
5 Select ‘Back’ (or press RETURN) to go back to the
main Copy List screen.
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Chapter Edit: Divide
Chapter Edit: Move
You can divide a chapter into as many new chapters as
necessary.
This command lets you rearrange the chapters within a
Copy List title.
1 Use the /// (cursor buttons) to select the
chapter to divide, then press ENTER.
1 Use the /// (cursor buttons) to select the
chapter you want to move, then press ENTER.
2 Use the playback controls to find the place you
want to divide the chapter.
Chapter Edit
HDD
Title
2
Divide Chapter
HDD
Title 8/11Sun 4:00PM
1
Recording Time
Chapter
0h00m
2ch LP
0h32m55s
1-3
Play Pause
0.20.52.17
Erase
Divide
Combine
Move
Preview
10/07Wed 3:00PM
Recording Time
2ch LP
0h20m10s
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Chapter
0h05m
Back
Divide
1/1
Back
2 Use the /// (cursor buttons) to select a
new position for the chapter, then press ENTER.
You can use all the usual playback controls, including
PLAY, PAUSE, scan (, ), and slow-motion
(, ).
3 With ‘Divide’ highlighted, press ENTER to divide
the chapter at the current playback position.
You can divide the chapter as many times as you want
(up to 99 per title).
4 Select ‘Back’ (or press RETURN) to get back to the
main Chapter Edit screen.
Chapter to move
Chapter Edit
HDD
Erase
Divide
Combine
Move
Preview
Title
2
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Recording Time
2ch LP
0h20m10s
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Chapter
---h--m
Back
1/1
Note
• When Frame Accurate is set to Off (see Frame
Accurate on page 102), the divide point may move by
up to half a second after selecting Divide.
Chapter Edit: Combine
This command lets you combine two chapters into one.
1 Use the /// (cursor buttons) to select the
space between the chapters to combine.
Chapter Edit
HDD
Erase
Divide
Combine
Move
Preview
Title
2
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Recording Time
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Back
2
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2ch LP
0h20m10s
1
Press ENTER to combine.
Chapter
---h--m
1/1
Insertion point
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Erase Section (Erase Sec)
Using this command you can delete a part of a Copy List
title, ideal for cutting out the commercial breaks in a
recording made from the TV.
1 Select ‘Erase Sec’ from the Copy List menu
options.
2 Use the / (cursor left/right) buttons to select
the title you want to erase a section from, then press
ENTER.
After selecting a title, a screen appears from which you
can mark the start and end points of the section to erase.
6 Repeat steps 3 to 5 if you want to erase more
sections from the same title.
7 Select ‘Back’ (or press RETURN) to get back to the
main Copy List screen.
Note
• When Frame Accurate is set to Off (see Frame
Accurate on page 102), the ‘From’ time and length of
the erased section may differ by up to 0.5 seconds
from that set.
Erase Sec
HDD
Title
2
8/11Sun 4:00PM
Recording Time
Erase Sec
2ch LP
0h32m55s
2-3
Play Pause
0.06.52.17
A
B
From
To
Back
3 Use the playback controls to find the start of the
section to erase, then (with ‘From’ highlighted) press
ENTER.
You can use all the usual playback controls, including
PLAY, PAUSE, scan (, ), and slow-motion
(, ).
The bar at the bottom of the screen shows the current
play position in the title. After pressing ENTER, a marker
appears under the bar to show the start of the section.
Play Pause
A
From
0.02.09.17
B
T
A
4 In the same way, find the end of the section to
erase, then (with ‘To’ highlighted) press ENTER.
After pressing ENTER, another marker appears under the
bar to show the end of the section, with the section itself
marked in red.
5 Select ‘Yes’ to confirm, or ‘No’ to cancel, then
press ENTER.
In the thumbnail viewer you can see a few seconds of
video either side of the marked section to see how the
edit will look.
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Copying from DVD to HDD*
Currently selected DVD title
DVD to HDD Copy
Original
DVD
1
2
3
4
DVD
Copy List
menu options
1/3
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Recording Time
0h32m55s
Add
Erase
Move
Preview
Erase All
HDD
1
2
3
Information for the
selected title
4
Copy List titles
Copy List
Total 1h30m
1/2
Running time of the
Copy List
Conf List
Use the DVD to HDD Copy screen to transfer video on
DVD to the hard disk.
* See also Copyright on page 59.
ENTER
HOME
MENU
Important
RETURN
• The DVD to HDD Copy screen is not accessible when
a finalized Video mode disc is loaded. However, you
can still use the One Touch Copy function (see One
Touch Copy* (DVD to HDD) on page 60).
PREV
NEXT
• The recorder can only store one Copy List at a time.
• The copy list will be erased if:
– any of the titles on the DVD disc are erased or
edited.
– the disc tray is opened.
– playback is switched between Original and Play
List.
– the DVD disc is re-initialized or finalized.
– the recorder is reset to its factory settings (see
Resetting the recorder on page 106).
DISPLAY
1 Load the recordable DVD disc that contains the
material you want to copy to the HDD.
2
Press HOME MENU and select ‘Copy’.
• It may not be possible to copy from a DVD disc that
was recorded on a different DVD recorder or PC.
Timer Recording
Disc Setup
Disc Navigator
Initial Setup
Copy
Video/Audio Adjust
Disc History
Play Mode
PhotoViewer
DV Record
DVR-520H screen
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3 Select ‘DVD HDD’.
The DVD to HDD Copy screen appears.
Recording the Copy List
After putting together your Copy List, you’re ready to
record it.
DVD to HDD Copy
Original
DVD
1
2
3
1 Select ‘Conf List’ to display the Copy List settings
screen.
4
DVD
1/3
Add
Erase
Move
Preview
Erase All
2 Use the / (cursor left/right) buttons to select
the Recording Mode.
HDD
Copy List
Total 0h00m
1/1
DVD to HDD Copy
Original
Conf List
DVD
DVD
• Use the / (cursor up/down) buttons to highlight
the command you want from the menu options on
the left, then press ENTER. Most commands require
you then to select a title or location from the
thumbnail views area of the screen. Use the /
(cursor left/right) followed by ENTER to do this.
Add
Erase
Move
Preview
Erase All
• Move – Change the order of titles in the Copy List
(see page 70).
Start
Copy List Total
Current HDD Remain
1h30m
30h00m
/ 34h00m
• FINE, SP, LP, EP, MN – The Copy List is copied at the
specified recording quality in real-time. (Note that if
you copy at a higher quality setting than the original,
the copy will not be better quality than the original.)
• Press RETURN to get back to the menu options on
the left from the thumbnail area of the Copy List
screen.
• Add – Select and add titles to the Copy List (see
page 70).
SP
• High-Speed Copy – Only available when copying
Original content from a VR mode disc. The Copy List
is copied at the same recording quality as the
original. (See page 58 for more information on highspeed copying.)
• As you highlight different thumbnails, information
about the title is shown in the central area of the
screen. Press DISPLAY to change the information
displayed.
Use the following commands when making a DVD to
HDD Copy List:
Required 1h30m
Conf List
• When in the thumbnails area of the screen, use the
PREV () and NEXT () buttons to display the
previous/next page if there are more titles than will fit
on the screen.
DVD to HDD Copy List menu options
HDD
Recording Mode
• If you select MN above, you can also change the level
setting (MN1–MN32) from the Recording Quality box
that appears.
When you change the recording mode setting, you can
see how much hard disk space it will require. If this is
more than is available, it shows up in red and you won’t
be able to start copying. In this case, either change the
recording quality, or press RETURN to go back to the
Copy List screen and erase one or more titles from the
Copy List.
3
Select ‘Start’ to begin copying.
• Erase All – Erase the Copy List (see page 71).
• Preview – Check the content of a title in the Copy List
(see page 71).
• Erase – Erase individual titles from the Copy List (see
page 70).
• Confirm List (Conf List) – Confirm the Copy List and
go to the recording settings screen (see Recording
the Copy List below).
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Erase
DVD to HDD Copy List commands
Use this command to erase individual titles from the
Copy List.
Add
1
Use this command to add titles to the Copy List.
2 Use the / (cursor left/right) buttons to select
a title from the Copy List to erase, then press ENTER.
1
Select ‘Add’ from the Copy List menu options.
Select ‘Erase’ from the Copy List menu options.
2 Use the / (cursor left/right) buttons to select
a title from the DVD to add to the Copy List, then
press ENTER.
DVD to HDD Copy
Play List
DVD
1
2
3
4
DVD
DVD
1
2
3
Add
Erase
Move
Preview
Erase All
4
DVD
8/11Sun 4:00PM
Recording Time
Add
Erase
Move
Preview
Erase All
HDD
1
2
Copy List
1/3
2ch LP
0h32m55s
3
Total 1h30m
1/2
The thumbnail appears in the Copy List section in the
lower half of the screen. If there are already titles in the
Copy List, the title is added at the end.
3 Repeat step 2 to add more titles to the Copy List,
or press RETURN to go back to the Copy List menu
options.
1
2
Copy List
3
4
1/2
Total 1h30m
Conf List
3 Select ‘Yes’ to confirm that you want to erase the
title, or ‘No’ to cancel.
4 Repeat steps 2 and 3 to erase more titles from
the Copy List, or press RETURN to go back to the
Copy List menu options.
Move
Use this command to change the order of titles currently
in the Copy List.
1
Note
• Titles which were recorded directly to a VR mode disc
or have already been copied real-time, and which
contain Dual Mono audio or are recorded in
recording modes MN12–MN20 can be added to the
Copy List, however if High-Speed Copy is selected
they will not actually be copied.
• Similarly, a copy-once protected title, recorded from
the TV for example, can be added to the Copy List, but
it will not be copied if High-Speed Copy is selected.
• You may not be able to copy titles when copying a
disc that was created using a PC or another recorder.
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DVD to HDD Copy
Play List
Select ‘Move’ from the Copy List menu options.
2 Use the / (cursor left/right) buttons to select
a title from the Copy List to move, then press ENTER.
DVD to HDD Copy
Play List
DVD
1
2
3
4
DVD
1/3
10/07Wed 3:00PM 2ch LP
Recording Time
0h20m10s
Add
Erase
Move
Preview
Erase All
Conf List
HDD
1
2
Copy List
3
Total 1h30m
4
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3 Use the / (cursor left/right) buttons to select
the insertion point for the title, then press ENTER.
1
2
3
4
DVD
1/3
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Recording Time
0h20m10s
Add
Erase
Move
Preview
Erase All
HDD
Use this command to erase the Copy List.
1 Select ‘Erase All’ from the Copy List menu
options.
DVD to HDD Copy
Play List
DVD
Erase All
1
2
Copy List
3
Total 1h30m
2 Select ‘Yes’ to confirm, or ‘No’ to cancel, then
press ENTER.
4
DVD to HDD Copy
Play List
DVD
1/2
Conf List
1
2
3
4
DVD
1/3
Title to move
Add
Erase
Move
Preview
Erase All
Copy List insertion point
Conf List
The thumbnails in the Copy List are updated to reflect the
new order.
4 Repeat steps 2 and 3 to move other titles in the
Copy List, or press RETURN to go back to the Copy
List menu options.
Preview
Use this command to check the content of a title in the
Copy List.
1 Select ‘Preview’ from the Copy List menu
options.
2 Use the / (cursor left/right) buttons to select
a title from the Copy List to preview, then press
ENTER.
The selected title starts playing. You can return to the
Copy List screen by pressing STOP, otherwise
playback will continue until the end of the Copy List.
HDD
1
2
3
Copy List
Erase all titles ?
4
Total 1h30m
Yes
1/2
No
Using disc back-up*
This feature offers a simple way to make a back-up copy
of a finalized Video mode disc. The data is copied first to
the hard disk drive, then on to another recordable DVD
disc.
* See also Copyright on page 59.
1
Press HOME MENU.
2
Select ‘Copy’
3
Select ‘Disc Back-up’.
4
Select a back-up option.
Disc Back-up
3 Repeat step 2 to preview other titles, or press
RETURN to go back to the Copy List menu options.
Start new disc back-up
Resume writing data
Erase back-up data
There are three back-up options:
• Start new disc back-up – Start making a back-up of
a disc.
• Resume writing data – Record the back-up data
already on the HDD to a recordable DVD.
• Erase back-up data – Erase the back-up data on the
HDD.
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5 Press OPEN/CLOSE to open the disc tray and
load the disc you want to make a back-up of, then
close the disc tray.
You can only make back-up copies of finalized Video
mode discs.
Disc Back-up
No Disc.
Please load a disc to be backed-up.
Start
• You can cancel the back-up process by pressing ONE
TOUCH COPY for more than one second. However,
this will make the disc unusable (although if you are
using a DVD-RW disc you can re-initialize it in order
to make it usable again—see Initializing a DVD-RW
disc on page 57.)
9 After the recorder has finished recording the
back-up disc, you can select whether to make
another back-up of the same data or exit.
Cancel
Disc Back-up
6
Disc back-up finished.
Select ‘Start’.
To make another back-up copy, please load
a recordable disc.
Disc Back-up
Start
Cancel
Read from disc and save to HDD.
Start reading?
Start
Cancel
• To see the progress of the back-up, press DISPLAY.
• You can cancel the back-up process by pressing ONE
TOUCH COPY for more than one second.
7 When the data has been copied, press OPEN/
CLOSE to open the disc tray. Take out the disc and
load a blank* recordable DVD.
* If you’re using a DVD-RW, the disc doesn’t have to be
blank, although the previous contents of the disc will be
erased in the back-up process.
Disc Back-up
Disc content saved to Hard Disk Drive.
Please eject the disc and load a
recordable disc.
Start
• Select Start to make another back-up copy or Cancel
to finish. If you want to make another back-up copy,
return to step 6 above.
10 If you don’t need to keep the back-up data on
the HDD, you can delete it now.
Select Yes to delete the data from the HDD; select No to
keep it (you can delete it later if you want to).
Disc Back-up
The backed-up data is still on the HDD.
Erasing it will increase the free space
available. OK to Erase?
Yes
No
• If you decide to leave the back-up data on the HDD,
you can make back-up copies to recordable DVD
discs anytime from the Disc Back-up menu.
Cancel
Note
You can use a DVD-R Ver. 2.0 disc, or DVD-RW Ver. 1.1 or
Ver. 1.2 / 4x for the back-up.
• If you back-up a DVD-R disc to DVD-RW, you cannot
undo the finalization later.
• Actual recordable capacity of discs vary so there may
be cases where the contents of the disc you’re
backing-up will not fit on to a particular blank disc. If
this happens, please try another brand of disc.
8 Select ‘Start’ to start writing the backed-up data
to the blank disc.
Disc Back-up
Write back-up data from Hard Disk Drive.
The disc contents will be overwritten.
OK to start?
Start
Cancel
• To see the progress of the back-up, press DISPLAY.
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• It is not possible to play material on the HDD that has
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Chapter 8
Editing
Using the Disc Navigator you can edit video content on unfinalized Video mode and VR mode DVD discs, as well as
video content on the internal hard disk drive (HDD). The editing features available in the Disc Navigator depend on
whether you are editing video on a Video mode or VR mode DVD, or the HDD, and whether you’re editing Original
content, or a Play List.
With unfinalized Video mode DVDs, there are a limited number of editing commands, including naming, locking and
erasing titles. Once a Video mode disc has been finalized, further editing is not possible.
There are two ways to edit VR mode DVD-RW discs. You can directly edit the Original content of the disc, or you can
create and edit a Play List. The Play List doesn’t actually change any of the content on the disc, but just controls how
the content is played back (rather like the program play feature found on CD players).
Editing material recorded on the HDD is similar to editing the Original content of a VR mode DVD-RW, with similar
commands for erasing, naming and locking titles, as well as fine control over the content of chapters within titles.
The Disc Navigator screen
DVD Disc Navigator
Edit mode
Currently selected title
Disc Navigator
Video Mode
DVD
Disc recording
mode
Disc Navigator
menu options
Play
Erase
Ttl Name
Lock
Erase All
1
2
3
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DVD Remain
Recording Time
0h30m40s
0h37m(FINE)
4
5
6
Undo
1/1
Locked title
indicator
Recording time
available in the displayed
recording mode
Number of title
pages
Information for
selected title
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HDD Disc Navigator
Currently selected title
HDD group tabs
Disc Navigator
All
HDD
Selected Group
Disc Navigator
menu options
All
Play
Erase
Ttl Name
Chpt Edit
Erase Sec
1
Group 1
Group 2
2
Group 3
Group 4
3
New indicator
NEW
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HDD Remain
Recording Time
0h30m40s
6h12m(FINE)
4
5
6
Recording time
available in the displayed
recording mode
Locked title
indicator
1/1
Information for
selected title
Number of title
pages
Auto Replace
Recording indicator
1 Press HDD or DVD to select the hard disk drive or
the DVD.
ONE TOUCH
COPY
HDD
2 Press DISC NAVIGATOR to display the Disc
Navigator screen.
Playback will automatically stop when you do this.
DVD
Disc Navigator
Original
DVD
CLEAR
DISC NAVIGATOR
PLAY LIST
Undo
ENTER
HOME
MENU
NEXT
DVD RECORDER
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3
4
5
6
DVD Remain
0h37m(FINE)
1/1
• You can also access the Disc Navigator from the
Home Menu (press HOME MENU, select Disc
Navigator then press ENTER).
DISPLAY
En
2
RETURN
PLAY
PREV
Play
Erase
Ttl Name
Chpt Edit
Erase Sec
1
• Use the / (cursor up/down) buttons to highlight
the command you want from the menu options on
the left, then press ENTER. Most commands require
you then to select a title (or chapter) or location from
the thumbnail views area of the screen. Use the /
// (cursor buttons) followed by ENTER to do
this.
• When in the thumbnails area of the screen, use the
PREV () and NEXT () buttons to display the
previous/next page if there are more than six titles/
nine chapters.
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• As you highlight different thumbnails, information
about the title is shown in the central area of the
screen. Press DISPLAY to change the information
displayed.
• If you are editing a VR mode disc, press PLAYLIST to
switch between Original and Play List Disc Navigator
screens.
Playlist / Original indicator
Play
Erase
Ttl Name
Chpt Edit
Erase Sec
1
2
3
4
5
6
Video mode
• Play – Play a title (page 76)
• Lock/Unlock – Lock or unlock a title to prevent
accidental changes being made (page 79)
DVD Remain
0h37m(FINE)
Undo
The commands available from the Disc Navigator for the
VR mode and Video mode discs and the HDD are shown
below.
• Title Name (Ttl Name) – Name or rename a title
(page 77)
Disc Navigator
Play List
DVD
Disc Navigator menu options
• Erase – Erase a title (page 76)
• Erase All – Erase all titles (page 80)
• Undo – Undo the last change (page 80)
1/1
VR mode
• Press RETURN to get back to the menu options on
the left from the thumbnail area of the Disc
Navigator.
• You can switch between the HDD and the DVD Disc
Navigator screens using the HDD and DVD buttons
(front panel or remote).
• Lock/Unlock – Lock or unlock a title to prevent
accidental changes being made (page 79)
You can copy a selected HDD title to DVD, or DVD title to
HDD by pressing ONE TOUCH COPY (see also page 59
for more on One Touch Copy).
When editing HDD content, a row of group names
appears above the title thumbnails (see Editing HDD
groups on page 80 for more details). You can access
these by pressing (cursor up) repeatedly until the All
group is highlighted, then using the / (cursor left/
right) buttons to select a group. Press ENTER to ‘open’
the highlighted group.
Titles on the HDD marked with a
icon are timer
recordings set to Auto Replace Recording (see Standard
timer recording on page 48).
Titles on the HDD marked with a
icon are recently
recorded titles that haven’t yet been played.
3
(Original)
• Play – Play a title (page 76)
To exit the Disc Navigator, press HOME MENU.
Remember
• You can change the thumbnail pictures used for titles
using the NAVI MARK button—see Changing the
thumbnail picture for a title on page 36.
• Title Name (Ttl Name) – Name or rename a title
(page 77)
• Erase – Erase a title (page 76)
• Erase All – Erase all titles (page 80)
• Undo – Undo the last change (page 80)
• Chapter Edit (Chpt Edit) – Make detailed changes to
chapters in a title (page 77)
• Erase Section (Erase Sec) – Erase a part of a title
(page 79)
HDD
• Play – Play a title (page 76)
• Title Name (Ttl Name) – Name or rename a title
(page 77)
• Lock/Unlock – Lock or unlock a title to prevent
accidental changes being made (page 79)
• Erase – Erase a title (page 76)
• Erase All – Erase all titles (page 80)
• Chapter Edit (Chpt Edit) – Make detailed changes
to chapters in a title (page 77)
• Divide – Divide a title into two (page 80)
• Change Group (Chg Group) – Assign a title to a
group on the HDD (page 81)
• Group Name (Grp Name) – Name or rename an
HDD group (page 81)
• Erase Section (Erase Sec) – Erase part of a title
(page 79)
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VR mode
Erase
(Play List)
• Create – Make a new Play List title (page 84)
• Chapter Edit (Chpt Edit) – Make detailed changes to
chapters in a Play List title (page 82)
• Move – Move the position of a title in the Play List
(page 84)
• Erase All – Erase all titles in the Play List (page 85)
• Undo – Undo the last change (page 85)
• Play – Play a title (page 81)
• Erase – Erase a title from the Play List (page 81)
• Title Name (Ttl Name) – Name or rename a title in
the Play List (page 82)
• Combine – Combine two Play List titles into one
(page 85)
• Divide – Divide a Play List title into two (page 85)
• Erase Section (Erase Sec) – Erase a part of a title
(page 83)
VR mode
Video mode
The Erase title command does slightly different things
depending on what you are currently editing. If you are
editing Original content on a VR mode disc or content on
the HDD, the title will be erased from the disc and the
available recording time will increase accordingly.
If you erase titles from a Video mode DVD-R disc, the title
will disappear from the list of titles, but the available
recording time will not increase. Erasing a title from a
Video mode DVD-RW disc increases the available
recording time only if it is the last title on the disc.
1 Select ‘Erase’ from the Disc Navigator menu
options.
2 Use the /// (cursor buttons) to select the
title you want to erase, then press ENTER.
Disc Navigator
Original
DVD
Editing VR mode Original, Video
mode and HDD content
These commands affect the actual content stored on the
DVD-R/RW or HDD.
Remember
• If you are editing a VR mode disc, use the PLAYLIST
button to switch to the Disc Navigator Original
screen.
Play
VR mode
HDD
1 Select ‘Play’ from the Disc Navigator menu
options.
2 Use the /// (cursor buttons) to select the
title you want to play, then press ENTER or PLAY.
Disc Navigator
Video Mode
DVD
1
2
3
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Play
Erase
Ttl Name
Lock
Erase All
4
5
DVD Remain
0h37m(FINE)
6
Undo
Playback of the title you selected starts.
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2
3
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Play
Erase
Ttl Name
Chpt Edit
Erase Sec
Undo
DVD Remain
0h37m(FINE)
4
Erase Title?
Yes
No
1/1
3 Highlight ‘Yes’ to confirm, or ‘No’ to cancel, then
press ENTER.
4 Press RETURN to go back to the Disc Navigator
menu options, or select another title to erase.
Tip
Video mode
Use this function to start playback of a title.
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HDD
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• You can erase a title quickly by pressing CLEAR when
the title is highlighted. Confirm the edit by pressing
ENTER. (You can also use this method to erase titles
when using the Play function, above.)
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Title Name (Ttl Name)
VR mode
Video mode
Using the remote key shortcuts to input a name
HDD
You can give titles new names of up to 64 characters long
for VR mode and HDD recordings and 32 characters for
Video mode recordings.
1 Select ‘Ttl Name’ from the Disc Navigator menu
options.
2 Use the /// (cursor buttons) to select the
title you want to name, then press ENTER to go to
the name input screen.
3
The table below shows the remote control key shortcuts
that you can use to input characters in the name input
screen. Pressing a button repeatedly cycles through the
characters shown.
If you want to enter two characters in succession that are
both on the same button (for example a P and an R),
press to advance the cursor one space manually
between inputting the two characters.
Input a name for the selected title.
Input Title Name
Key
Characters
Key
Characters
1
.,’?!–&1
6
mno6öôòóøñ
2
abc2äàáâã
æç
7
pqrs7$
3
def3èéëê
8
tuv8üùûú
4
ghi4îïìí¡
9
wxyz9
5
jkl5£
0
0
[cursor back]
[cursor forward]
/
[change case]
CLEA
R
[clear character]
<space>
[finish name input]
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ABC DE F GH I J KLM . , ? !
N O P Q R S T U V WX Y Z ( ) : ;
AA A A A AÆ ç E E E E I I I I #
DN O OOO
0 1 2 3 4 5
+ – /@ [
c £ \ §
2 3
´ µ¶ ·
OK
Clear
O
6
¥
¨
¸
ø
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] ˆ ÷ x ± { _| } ~ ¡
© a– << ¬ – ® ˚
1 o
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UUUUY
<<
CAPS
small
Space
• Use the /// (cursor buttons) and ENTER to
select characters.
• A name generated automatically by the recorder will
already be in the name input section of the screen.
Use the / buttons to change the cursor
position.
• Select CAPS or small to change to upper or lowercase, or use the CASE SELECTION buttons (/
).
• You can also use the CLEAR button to delete
characters directly (press and hold for two seconds
to delete the whole name). For other remote control
key shortcuts, see Using the remote key shortcuts to
input a name below.
• For discs formatted on a different DVD recorder, you
will see only a limited character set.
4 Highlight ‘OK’ then press ENTER to enter the
name and return to the main Disc Navigator screen.
• To return to the main Disc Navigator screen without
saving changes to the title name, press RETURN.
VCR
Plus+
*1
~
ÿ/ß *1
()_/:;”`^@#∗%¥|+=
{}[]<>
lower-case: ÿ; upper-case: ß
Chapter Edit (Chpt Edit)
VR mode
HDD
When editing VR mode DVDs or video on the HDD you
can edit individual chapters within a title, with
commands for erasing, combining and dividing. You can
also play individual chapters to check their content.
1 Select ‘Chpt Edit’ from the Disc Navigator menu
options.
5 Press RETURN to go back to the Disc Navigator
menu options, or select another title to name.
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2 Use the /// (cursor buttons) to select the
title that contains the chapters you want to edit,
then press ENTER.
Chapter Edit
Original
DVD
Title 11/04Wed 12:30PM 2ch LP
1
1
2
Erase
Divide
Combine
Preview
Undo
Chapter
0h03m
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Back
1/1
Note
• When editing VR mode Original content, it may not
be possible to erase chapters less than five seconds
long.
• It may not always be possible to combine two
chapters, even though they are adjacent. If a chapter
has been divided into three, then the middle chapter
erased, it is not possible to combine the two
remaining chapters into one.
Inserting chapter markers into a title
VR mode
After selecting a title, thumbnails of each chapter appear
and you’ll see that the Disc Navigator menu items
change to the chapter editing commands:
• Erase – Erase chapters: Select the chapter you want
to erase and press ENTER (see also the note below).
HDD
You can create new chapters within a title using the CHP
MARK button while playing the title or during recording.
This is useful not just for navigation of the disc content
but also for editing purposes.
• Divide – Divide a chapter into two or more parts:
Select the chapter you want to divide. From the
following screen use the playback controls (, ,
, , etc.) to find the point at which you want to
divide the chapter. With Divide highlighted, press
ENTER.
PAUSE
CHP
MARK
Divide Chapter
Original
Title 12/01Wed 12:18AM
1 Recording Time
DVD
SP
0h01m24s
1-3
Play Pause
Chapter
0h00m
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Divide
Divide
1 Start playback of the title you want to create
new chapter markers in.
You can use the Play command from the Disc Navigator
menu to do this.
Back
You can keep dividing the chapter as many times as
you wish (up to 999 chapters per DVD disc or 99
chapters per HDD title). Highlight Back and press
ENTER to return to the Chapter Edit screen.
• Combine – Combine two adjacent chapters into one:
Highlight the bar divider between two adjacent
chapters and press ENTER (see also the note below)
• Preview – Preview chapters: Select the chapter you
want to play; press STOP to return to the chapter
edit screen.
• Undo – Undo the last command (only works with VR
mode disc edits).
3 Press RETURN to get back to the menu options on
the left side of the screen.
4 To return to the Disc Navigator screen, press
RETURN again, or select ‘Back’ from the menu
options on the left.
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2 Press CHP MARK at any point where you want a
new chapter to begin.
A chapter marker icon appears on-screen briefly to
confirm a new chapter mark has been inserted:
• For greater control over the exact position of chapter
markers it can be useful to use the PAUSE button
and/or the slow-motion and frame advance/reverse
controls (/
).
Note
• You cannot insert chapter markers during Auto Start
Recording.
• If you pause a recording in VR mode, the recorder
automatically starts a new chapter when you restart
the recording.
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• When recording in Video mode, the recorder
automatically puts chapter markers in at regular
intervals. It is not possible to add extra chapter
markers manually after recording (see also Auto
Chapter (Video) on page 102).
4 In the same way, find the end of the section to
erase, then (with ‘To’ highlighted) press ENTER.
After pressing ENTER, another marker appears under the
bar to show the end of the section, with the section itself
marked in red.
• The Play List and Original content on a disc can each
contain up to 999 chapters.
5 Select ‘Yes’ to confirm, or ‘No’ to cancel, then
press ENTER.
In the thumbnail viewer you can see a few seconds of
video either side of the marked section to see how the
edit will look.
• Each HDD title can contain a maximum of 99
chapters.
• Similar chapter editing commands are available for
HDD content from the HDD to DVD copy screen. See
also Copying from HDD to DVD* on page 60.
Erase Section (Erase Sec)
VR mode
6 Erase another section from the same title, or
press RETURN to get back to the main Disc Navigator
screen.
HDD
Using this command you can delete a part of an Original
title, ideal for cutting out the commercial breaks in a
recording made from the TV.
1 Select ‘Erase Sec’ from the Disc Navigator menu
options.
2 Use the /// (cursor buttons) to select a
title.
After selecting a title, the Erase Sec screen appears from
which you can mark the start and end points of the
section to erase.
Erase Sec
Original
DVD
Title
2
12/01Wed 12:18AM
Recording Time
Erase Sec
• When editing VR mode Original content, you may not
be able to erase very short sections (less than five
seconds).
SP
0h01m24s
2-1
Play Pause
0.00.52.17
A
B
From
To
Back
Lock / Unlock
VR mode
Video mode
HDD
You can lock a title so that it can’t be edited or erased
accidently. If you do need to edit it, you can always unlock
it later.
Important
• You can’t undo any edits made before changing the
lock status. You also can’t undo a lock/unlock
command using the Undo option from the Disc
Navigator menu.
1 Select ‘Lock’ from the Disc Navigator menu
options.
2 Use the /// (cursor buttons) to select the
title you want to lock (or unlock), then press ENTER.
Disc Navigator
Original
3 Use the playback controls (, , , , etc.) to
find the start of the section to erase, then (with
‘From’ highlighted) press ENTER.
The bar at the bottom of the screen shows the current
play position in the title. After pressing ENTER, a marker
appears under the bar to show the start of the section.
DVD
1
Lock
Erase All
4
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Undo
Play Pause
A
From
0.02.09.17
A
B
T
2
3
DVD Remain
0h37m(FINE)
1/1
An unlocked title will become locked; a locked title will be
unlocked. Locked titles are shown in the Disc Navigator
with a padlock icon.
3 Press RETURN to go back to the Disc Navigator
menu options, or select another title to lock/unlock.
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Erase All
VR mode
Divide
Video mode
HDD
HDD
This erases all unlocked titles from the disc (see also Lock
/ Unlock on page 79).
1 Select ‘Erase All’ from the Disc Navigator menu
options.
2 Select ‘Yes’ to confirm, or ‘No’ to cancel, then
press ENTER.
Use this command to divide a title on the HDD into two.
Note that once divided, the two new titles cannot be
recombined into one again.
1 Select ‘Divide’ from the Disc Navigator menu
options.
2 Select the title that you want to divide, then
press ENTER.
Disc Navigator
Original
DVD
1
Divide Title
2
3
HDD
Lock
Erase All
Title
2
12/01Wed 12:18AM
Recording Time
SP
0h01m24s
2-1
Play Pause
DVD Remain
0h37m(FINE)
0.00.08.26
4
Divide
Divide
Undo
Back
Erase all titles?
Yes
No
1/1
Undo
VR mode
Video mode
If you make a mistake while editing, you can generally
undo it. There are three levels of undo (in other words,
you can undo the last three edits you made).
• Select ‘Undo’ from the Disc Navigator menu
options.
• You can’t undo anything after ejecting the disc from
the recorder or switching the recorder into standby.
3 Use the standard playback controls to find the
place you want to divide the title.
4 With ‘Divide’ highlighted, press ENTER to divide
the title at the current playback position.
5 Select ‘Yes’ to confirm you want to divide the
title.
Select No if you want to cancel and leave the title intact.
6 Press RETURN to go back to the Disc Navigator
menu options, or select another title to divide.
• You can’t undo the following operations: initializing,
recording or finalizing a disc, locking and unlocking
titles.
Editing HDD groups
HDD
The large capacity of the HDD means that there may be
many hours of video in the recorder. To help you organize
your HDD video content there are four ‘groups’. You can
move content from group to group, and rename the
groups as you want.
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Change Group (Chg Group)
5 Press RETURN to go back to the Disc Navigator
menu options, or select another group to name.
HDD
Use this command to assign titles to a particular group.
1 Select ‘Chg Group’ from the Disc Navigator
menu, then press ENTER.
2 Select the title that you want to put into a
different group, then press ENTER.
3 Use the / (cursor up/down) buttons to select
a group for the title, then press ENTER.
• You can select one of the four groups, or choose No
Group, in which case it will only appear when All is
selected.
Creating and editing a VR mode Play
List
VR mode
A Play List is a kind of virtual content based on the actual
(Original) content of the disc. The main advantages of
this type of editing is that it is non-destructive of the video
content on the disc, and it allows greater control over
editing, so that you end up with the content exactly as you
want it.
Disc Navigator
Remember
HDD
9/06Fri 9:00PM 8ch LP
Title 1
No Group
All
GROUP1
Lock
Erase All
Ttl Name
Grp Name
Chg Group
Divide
GROUP2
GROUP3
GROUP4
• Use the PLAYLIST button to switch to the Play List
edit screen.
• The Play List can contain a maximum of 99 titles.
Play
VR mode
4 Press RETURN to go back to the Disc Navigator
menu options, or select another title to change the
group of.
Use this function to start playback of a title.
Group Name (Grp Name)
2 Select the title you want to play, then press
ENTER.
HDD
1 Select ‘Play’ from the Disc Navigator Play List
menu options.
Use this command to rename a group.
1
Disc Navigator
Play List
Select ‘Grp Name’ from the Disc Navigator menu.
DVD
2 Use the / (cursor left/right) buttons to select
the group that you want to name or rename, then
press ENTER.
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3
DVD Remain
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Undo
Group 1
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Erase
Ttl Name
Chpt Edit
Erase Sec
Input Group Name
CAPS
small
1
1/1
Playback of the title you selected starts.
Erase
Space
VR mode
3 Input a name for the group.
The name can be up to six characters long.
This command erases a title only from the Play List. The
title remains in the Original content and the available
recording time does not increase.
4 To finish entering the name, highlight ‘Exit’ and
press ENTER.
1 Select ‘Erase’ from the Disc Navigator Play List
menu options.
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2 Select the title you want to erase, then press
ENTER.
Disc Navigator
Play List
DVD
1
2
3
11/04Wed 12:30PM 2ch LP
Play
Erase
Ttl Name
Chpt Edit
Erase Sec
Undo
• For discs formatted on a different DVD recorder, you
will see only a limited character set.
DVD Remain
0h37m(FINE)
4
Erase Title?
Yes
No
1/1
3 Highlight ‘Yes’ to confirm, or ‘No’ to cancel, then
press ENTER.
4 Press RETURN to go back to the Disc Navigator
menu options, or select another title to erase.
Note
• The remaining recording time doesn’t change when
you erase something from the Play List.
VR mode
You can give titles new names of up to 64 characters
long.
1 Select ‘Ttl Name’ from the Disc Navigator Play
List menu options.
2 Select the title you want to name, then press
ENTER.
Input a name for the selected title.
Input Title Name
11/04Wed 12:30PM 2ch LP
ABC DE F GH I J KLM . , ? !
N O P Q R S T U V WX Y Z ( ) : ;
AA A A A AÆ ç E E E E I I I I #
DN O OOO
0 1 2 3 4 5
+ – /@ [
c £ \ §
2 3
´ µ¶ ·
OK
Clear
O
6
¥
¨
¸
ø
ß$%
7 8 9 <= > _ &
] ˆ ÷ x ± { _| } ~ ¡
a <<
©– ¬ – ® ˚
1 o
– 1/4 1/2 3/4 ¿ `
Space
Press ENTER after selecting each character.
• A name generated automatically by the recorder will
already be in the name input section of the screen.
Use the / buttons to change the cursor
position.
• Select CAPS or small to change to upper or lowercase, or use the CASE SELECTION buttons (/
).
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5 Press RETURN to go back to the Disc Navigator
menu options, or select another title to name.
Chapter Edit (Chpt Edit)
VR mode
When editing VR mode DVDs you can edit individual
chapters within a title, with commands for erasing,
moving, combining and dividing. You can also play
individual chapters to check their content.
2 Select the title that contains the chapters you
want to edit, then press ENTER.
After selecting a title, thumbnails of each chapter appear
and you’ll see that the Disc Navigator menu items
change to the chapter editing commands:
Chapter Edit
Play List
Title 10/07Wed 3:00PM 2ch LP
1
1
2
DVD
Erase
Divide
Combine
Move
Undo
Back
Chapter
0h03m
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
1/1
UUUUY
<<
CAPS
small
4 Highlight ‘OK’, then press ENTER to fix the name
and return to the main Disc Navigator screen.
• To return to the main Disc Navigator screen without
saving changes to the title name, press RETURN.
1 Select ‘Chpt Edit’ from the Disc Navigator Play
List menu options.
Title Name (Ttl Name)
3
• You can also use the CLEAR button to delete
characters directly (press and hold for two seconds
to delete the whole name). For other remote control
key shortcuts, see Using the remote key shortcuts to
input a name on page 77.
• Erase – Erase chapters: Select the chapter you want
to erase and press ENTER.
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• Divide – Divide a chapter into two or more parts:
Select the chapter you want to divide. From the
following screen use the playback controls (, ,
, , etc.) to find the point at which you want to
divide the chapter. With Divide highlighted, press
ENTER.
Divide Chapter
Play List
DVD
Title 12/01Wed 12:18AM
1 Recording Time
Erase Section (Erase Sec)
VR mode
Using this command you can delete a part of a Play List
title, ideal for cutting out the commercial breaks in a
recording made from the TV.
1 Select ‘Erase Sec’ from the Disc Navigator menu
options.
SP
0h01m24s
1-3
Play Pause
Chapter
0h00m
0.00.52.17
Divide
Divide
Back
2 Use the /// (cursor buttons) to select a
title.
After selecting a title, the Erase Sec screen appears from
which you can mark the start and end points of the
section to erase.
Erase Sec
Play List
DVD
You can keep dividing the chapter as many times as
you want (up to 999 chapters per disc). Highlight
Back and press ENTER to return to the Chapter Edit
screen.
• Combine – Combine two adjacent chapters into one:
Select the dividing line between two adjacent
chapters and press ENTER.
• Move – Rearrange chapters: Select the chapter you
want to move, press ENTER, then highlight the new
location for it, then press ENTER again.
• Preview – Preview chapters: Select the chapter you
want to play; press STOP to return to the chapter
edit screen.
Title
1
12/01Wed 12:18AM
Recording Time
Erase Sec
SP
0h01m24s
1-2
Play Pause
0.00.52.17
A
B
From
To
Back
3 Use the playback controls (, , , , etc.) to
find the start of the section to erase, then (with
‘From’ highlighted) press ENTER.
The bar at the bottom of the screen shows the current
play position in the title. After pressing ENTER, a marker
appears under the bar to show the start of the section.
• Undo – Undo the last command.
3 Press RETURN to get back to the menu options on
the left side of the screen.
4 To return to the Disc Navigator screen, press
RETURN again, or select ‘Back’ from the menu
options on the left.
Play Pause
A
From
0.02.09.17
B
T
A
4 In the same way, find the end of the section to
erase, then (with ‘To’ highlighted) press ENTER.
After pressing ENTER, another marker appears under the
bar to show the end of the section, with the section itself
marked in red.
5 Select ‘Yes’ to confirm, or ‘No’ to cancel, then
press ENTER.
In the thumbnail viewer you can see a few seconds of
video either side of the marked section to see how the
edit will look.
6 Erase another section from the same title, or
press RETURN to get back to the main Disc Navigator
screen.
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4 Press ENTER to add the title.
The new title appears in the updated Play List.
VR mode
Use this function to add an Original title to the Play List.
When you do this, the whole title is put into the Play List
(you can erase bits you don’t need later—see Chapter Edit
(Chpt Edit) on page 82).
Disc Navigator
Play List
DVD
The title appears in the Play List complete with the
chapter markers that appear in the Original. However, if
you add more chapter markers to the Original later, these
are not automatically copied over into the Play List title.
1
2
3
DVD Remain
0h37m(FINE)
Create
Move
Divide
Combine
Erase All
Undo
You can add up to 99 titles to the Play List.
1 Select ‘Create’ from the Disc Navigator Play List
menu options.
2 Use the /// (cursor buttons) to select the
insertion point for the new title, then press ENTER.
1/1
5 Press RETURN to go back to the Disc Navigator
menu options, or select another location for a new
title.
Move
Disc Navigator
Play List
DVD
1
VR mode
2
Use this function to re-arrange the playing order of Play
List titles.
DVD Remain
0h37m(FINE)
Create
Move
Divide
Combine
Erase All
Undo
1/1
If there are no titles in the Play List yet, this step does not
apply.
1 Select ‘Move’ from the Disc Navigator Play List
menu options.
2 Select the title you want to move, then press
ENTER.
Disc Navigator
Play List
DVD
3 Use the /// (cursor buttons) to select an
Original title to put into the Play List.
Disc Navigator
Play List
DVD
ORG1
ORG2
2
3
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Create
Move
Divide
Combine
Erase All
ORG3
1
DVD Remain
0h37m(FINE)
4
Undo
11/15Wed 12:30PM 2ch LP
Create
Move
Divide
Combine
Erase All
Undo
DVD Remain
0h37m(FINE)
ORG4
1/1
1/1
3 Select a new position in the Play List for the title,
then press ENTER.
Disc Navigator
Play List
DVD
Create
Move
Divide
Combine
Erase All
Undo
1
2
3
DVD Remain
0h37m(FINE)
4
1/1
After pressing ENTER, the new, updated Play List is
displayed.
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4 Press RETURN to go back to the Disc Navigator
menu options, or select another title to move.
After pressing ENTER, the new, updated Play List is
displayed.
Divide
Disc Navigator
Play List
DVD
VR mode
1
2
3
Use this command to split a title up into two new titles.
1 Select ‘Divide’ from the Disc Navigator Play List
menu options.
2 Select the title that you want to divide, then
press ENTER.
3 Use the playback controls to find the place you
want to divide the title.
Divide Chapter
Play List
DVD
Title
2
12/01Wed 12:18AM
Recording Time
1/1
Undo
3 Press RETURN to go back to the Disc Navigator
menu options, or continue combining more titles.
Erase All
SP
0h01m24s
2-1
Play Pause
DVD Remain
0h37m(FINE)
Create
Move
Divide
Combine
Erase All
0.00.08.26
VR mode
This command erases all the titles from the Play List.
Divide
Divide
1 Select ‘Erase All’ from the Disc Navigator Play List
menu options.
Back
2 Select ‘Yes’ to confirm, or ‘No’ to cancel, then
press ENTER.
You can use all the usual playback controls, including
PLAY, PAUSE, scan (, ), and slow-motion
(, ).
Disc Navigator
Play List
DVD
1
2
3
4 With ‘Divide’ highlighted, press ENTER to divide
the title at the current playback position.
Create
Move
Divide
Combine
Erase All
5 To return to the Disc Navigator menu options,
select ‘Back’ and press ENTER.
Undo
DVD Remain
0h37m(FINE)
4
Erase all titles?
Yes
No
1/1
Combine
VR mode
Use this function to combine two adjacent Play List titles
into one.
1 Select ‘Combine’ from the Disc Navigator Play
List menu options.
2 Highlight the bar divider between the two titles
you want to combine, then press ENTER.
Disc Navigator
Play List
DVD
Create
Move
Divide
Combine
Erase All
Undo
1
2
3
DVD Remain
0h37m(FINE)
Undo
VR mode
If you make a mistake while editing, you can generally
undo it. There are three levels of undo (in other words,
you can undo the last three edits you made).
• Select ‘Undo’ from the Disc Navigator Play List
menu options.
• You can’t undo anything after ejecting the disc from
the recorder or switching the recorder into standby.
• You can’t undo the following operations: initializing,
recording or finalizing a disc, locking and unlocking
titles.
4
1/1
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Disc History
Chapter 9
Disc History
VR mode
Video mode
The Disc History screen lets you see how much recording space remains on the last 30 recordable DVD discs loaded.
It also displays information such as disc name, the first three title names, number of titles recorded, recording mode
and the lock status of the disc.
Disc name
Available
recording space
Disc History
Disc loaded
Selected disc
Other discs
Title information
for the selected
disc
Disc Name
News
Sport
Travel
Movie
Music
Title 1
Title 2
Title 3
Today's Football
Enjoy Golf!
Social dance Lesson
DVD Remain
1/2
LP
1h54m
2h35m
1h22m
0h30m
1h38m
Titles
: 8
DVD-RW VR
Recording mode
Recording time
available
Number of
titles on disc
Disc type and
recording mode
Disc lock indicator
Using the Disc History
1 Press DISC HISTORY to display the Disc History
screen.
The most recently loaded disc appears at the top of the
list, with previously loaded discs below it. If there is a disc
loaded, it is shown in the list with a ‘disc in’ icon.
• The Disc History screen is also accessible from the
Home Menu.
2 Use the / (cursor up/down) buttons to see
title information for other discs in the list.
• To remove a disc from the list, press CLEAR (you
can’t remove the currently loaded disc).
• You can see the available recording time for different
recording modes by pressing the REC MODE button.
3 To exit the Disc History screen, press HOME
MENU or DISC HISTORY.
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Note
• When you initialize a DVD-RW disc or record a
DVD-R disc for the first time, the recorder
automatically names the disc DISC ** (where ** is a
number from 1 to 99). You can rename the disc if you
want to (see Input Disc Name on page 89).
• When you change the display for the available
recording time using the REC MODE button, only the
display is changed; the actual recording mode is not
affected.
• The following discs appear in the Disc History list in
gray:
– Discs with no available recording space left
– Locked discs
– Discs that contain the maximum 99 titles and/or
999 chapters
• When a Video mode disc is finalized, the information
for that disc disappears from the Disc History.
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The PhotoViewer
010
Chapter 10
The PhotoViewer
From the PhotoViewer you can view JPEG photos and picture files stored on a CD-ROM/R/RW on your TV.
Currently selected thumbnail
PhotoViewer
File
Chair No. 2
Date/Time 5/12/2003 10:00AM
Currently selected
folder in folder list
Pages in
folder list
01. 12/12 TUE
02. 12/13 WED
03. 12/14 THU
04. 12/15 FRI
05. 12/16 SAT
06. 12/17 SUN
07. 12/18 MON
08. 12/19 TUE
Size 1920 x 1440
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
1/2
1/3
File information
Pages in file
view
Incompatible/unknown file
Playing a slideshow
1 Press HOME MENU and select ‘PhotoViewer’ to
display the PhotoViewer screen.
• The PhotoViewer is only accessible when a disc
containing JPEG files is loaded.
2 Use the / (cursor up/down) buttons to select
a folder from the folder list.
The first nine images from the selected folder are
displayed as thumbnails in the main part of the screen.
3 Press ENTER to move to the thumbnail view area.
The first thumbnail image is highlighted.
• To get back to the folder list, press RETURN.
Note
• Up to 999 files or 99 folders are viewable, but if there
are more files/folders than this on the disc it is still
possible to view them all using the Reload function
(see below).
• The time it takes for the recorder to load a file
increases with large file sizes.
• Pictures with an aspect ratio different to your TV
screen will appear with black bars top and bottom, or
either side (depending on the picture).
• If you encounter a disc that will not play, check that
the disc and file formats are compatible with this
recorder (see JPEG file compatibility on page 12).
4 Use the /// (cursor buttons) to select a
thumbnail.
• Use the and buttons to display the previous/
next page of thumbnails.
Reloading files from a disc
5 Press ENTER or PLAY to start playing a
slideshow from the selected thumbnail.
• Use the PREV / NEXT buttons to display the
previous/next picture, or the PAUSE button to
pause the slideshow.
1 Use the (cursor down) button to navigate to
the last entry in the folder list (‘Read next: ...’).
6 Press STOP or RETURN to return to the
thumbnail view area.
7
If you have a disc with a large number of files and/or
folders, you can still view all the images using the reload
function.
2 Press ENTER to load the next batch of up to 999
files/99 folders from the disc.
It will take a moment (at most a minute) to load in the
images.
To return to the folder view area, press RETURN.
• To exit the PhotoViewer, press HOME MENU.
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The PhotoViewer
Note
• You can press HOME MENU to exit the PhotoViewer
screen while the recorder is reloading images. (If you
enter the PhotoViewer again, it will resume
reloading.)
Zooming the screen
During a slideshow you can zoom in to enlarge a portion
of the picture by a factor of two or four. You can also move
the area of the picture displayed.
1 During a slideshow, use the CHANNEL + button
to zoom the picture.
2x Zoom
Repeated presses cycle between zoom off, 2x zoom and
4x zoom. The zoom factor is displayed on-screen.
2 Use the /// (cursor buttons) to move the
zoomed area within the picture.
Rotating the screen
You can rotate the displayed picture during a slideshow
so you can always view pictures the right way up,
whichever way they were taken.
• During a slideshow, press ANGLE to rotate the
displayed picture clockwise by 90º.
Press ANGLE repeatedly to continue rotating the picture
in increments of 90º.
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The Disc Setup menu
11
Chapter 11
The Disc Setup menu
•
2 Input a name for the disc up to 64 characters long
for a VR mode disc, or 32 for a Video mode disc.
Input Disc Name
DISC7
Press HOME MENU and select ‘Disc Setup’.
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N O P Q R S T U V WX Y Z ( ) : ;
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small
Timer Recording
Disc Setup
Disc Navigator
Initial Setup
Copy
Video/Audio Adjust
Disc History
Play Mode
PhotoViewer
DV Record
DVR-520H Screen
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Space
• Use the /// (cursor buttons) and ENTER to
select characters.
• Select CAPS or small to change to upper or lowercase, or use the CASE SELECTION buttons (/
).
Input Disc Name
Video mode
When you initialize a disc for recording, the recorder
automatically assigns a name for the disc ranging from
DISC 1 to DISC 99. You can use the Input Disc Name
function to change the default disc name to something
more descriptive. This name appears when you load the
disc and when you display disc information on-screen.
1 Select ‘Input Disc Name’ from the Basic options,
then ‘Next Screen’.
• You can also use the CLEAR button to delete
characters directly (press and hold for two seconds
to delete the whole name). For other remote control
key shortcuts, see Using the remote key shortcuts to
input a name on page 77.
• For discs formatted on a different DVD recorder, you
will see only a limited character set.
Lock Disc
VR mode
• Default setting: Off
Disc Setup
Disc Setup
Basic
Initialize
Finalize
OK
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• Use the / buttons to change the cursor
position.
Basic settings
VR mode
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From the Disc Setup menu you can name discs, lock the
contents to prevent accidental recording and erasure,
initialize and finalize discs. The Disc Setup menu is
accessed from the Home menu:
Input Disc Name
Lock Disc
Next Screen
Basic
Initialize
Finalize
Input Disc Name
Lock Disc
On
Off
Set to On to prevent accidental recording, editing or
erasing of the disc loaded. If you need to unlock the disc
to make edits, select Off.
Important
• A locked disc can still be initialized (which will
completely erase the disc).
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Initialize settings
Finalize settings
DVD-RW
You can initialize a DVD-RW disc for either VR mode
recording or Video mode recording. The first time you
load a new DVD-RW disc, it will be automatically
initialized for recording according to the DVD-RW Auto
Init. setting in the Initial Setup menu (see page 102).
The initialize menu here lets you reinitialize a disc, for
example if you want to change the recording format of
the disc. See Initializing a DVD-RW disc on page 57 for
detailed instructions.
Finalize
DVD-R
DVD-RW
Finalizing ‘fixes’ the recordings in place so that the disc
can be played on a regular DVD player or computer
equipped with a suitable DVD-ROM drive.
See Playing your recordings on other DVD players on
page 56 for detailed instructions.
Undo Finalize
DVD-RW
HDD Initialize
HDD
When your DVD recorder is working without a problem
this option is not visible in the Disc Setup menu.
However, if the HDD file system becomes corrupted for
some reason, you initialize the HDD to fix the problem.
Note that initializing the HDD will erase all the data on it.
•
Select ‘Initialize HDD’ from the disc Setup menu.
Disc Setup
Basic
Initialize
Finalize
Initialize HDD
Initialize
• Select ‘Start’ to initialize.
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Start
You can undo the finalization on DVD-RW discs recorded
on this recorder in Video mode. You need to do this if you
want to record more material or edit material already on
the disc.
You can also undo the finalization of VR mode discs
which have been finalized on other DVD recorders. If
when you load a disc the message This disc cannot be
recorded. Undo the finalization is displayed, use this
command to be able to record on the disc using this
recorder.
1 From the Disc Setup menu, select ‘Finalize’, then
‘Undo Finalize’ from the finalize options.
2
Select ‘Start’.
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The Video/Audio Adjust menu
12
Chapter 12
The Video/Audio Adjust menu
Using the Video/Audio Adjust menu you can set up the picture quality for the built-in tuner and external inputs, for disc
playback, and for recording.
4
Press ENTER to select the preset.
Setting the picture quality for TV and
external inputs
Creating your own set
Picture Creation lets you choose a set of picture quality
settings for the built-in TV tuner and for each external
input. There are several preset settings that suit various
sources, or you can create up to three of your own sets.
1 Follow Choosing a preset above and select one of
the user presets (Memory 1, 2 or 3).
There are three user presets in which you can save your
own set of picture quality settings.
2
Choosing a preset
Select ‘Detailed Settings’.
2ch
1 With the recorder stopped, press HOME MENU
and select ‘Video/Audio Adjust’.
Memory1
Detailed Settings
Timer Recording
Disc Setup
Disc Navigator
Initial Setup
Copy
Video/Audio Adjust
3 Use the / (cursor up/down) buttons to select
the picture quality setting you want to adjust.
Disc History
Play Mode
3-D Y/C
PhotoViewer
DV Record
VNR
Detail
Motion
Select ‘Video Adjust’.
Off
3 Use the / (cursor left/right) buttons to
change the preset.
2ch
Tuner
Detailed Settings
Max
Off
White Level
Min
Black Level
Min
Black Setup
Still
Off
White AGC
DVR-520H screen
2
2ch
Memory1
Max
Max
7.5 IRE
You can adjust the following settings:
• 3-D Y/C – Adjusts the brightness/color separation.
• VNR – Adjusts the amount of noise reduction applied
to the video signal.
• Detail – Adjusts how sharp edges appear.
• Use the INPUT SELECT button to switch between the
built-in TV tuner and the external inputs.
• White AGC – Turn on for automatic white level
adjustment.
• Use the CHANNEL +/– buttons to change the
channel of the built-in TV tuner.
• White Level – Adjusts the intensity of white.
There are six presets available:
• Tuner – suitable for general TV broadcasts
• VCR – suitable for video cassettes
• Black Level – Adjusts the intensity of black.
• Black Setup – Corrects the standard reference black
level.
• LDP – suitable for Laserdiscs
• Hue – Adjusts overall balance between red and
green.
• Memory1 – user preset 1
• Chroma Level – Adjusts how rich the colors appear.
• Memory2 – user preset 2
4 Use the / (cursor left/right) buttons to adjust
the currently selected picture quality setting.
• Memory3 – user preset 3
You can press DISPLAY to see the individual settings for
the current preset (Tuner, VCR or LDP).
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5 When you have all the settings as you want
them, press HOME MENU to exit.
You can now use the preset for any other input or the
built-in TV tuner.
Tip
• To see more of the picture as you adjust different
settings, press ENTER after selecting the setting you
want to adjust.
Creating your own set
There are three user presets in which you can save your
own set of picture quality settings for disc playback.
1 Follow Choosing a preset above and select one of
the user presets (Memory 1, 2 or 3).
2 Move the cursor down and select ‘Detailed
Settings’.
Memory1
Detailed Settings
Note
• DVR-520H only: When the DV input is selected, only
VNR and Detail settings can be adjusted.
• When White AGC is On, the White Level setting
can’t be adjusted.
3 Select the picture quality setting you want to
adjust.
Memory1
Auto
Pure Cinema
Setting the picture quality for disc
playback
This setting determines how the picture will look when
playing discs.
YNR
Off
Max
CNR
Off
Max
QNR
Off
Max
Detail
Off
Max
White Level
Min
Max
Black Level
Min
Max
You can adjust the following settings:
Choosing a preset
1 With a disc playing (or paused), press HOME
MENU and select ‘Video/Audio Adjust’.
2
Select ‘Video Adjust’
3 Use the / (cursor left/right) buttons to
change the setting.
TV(CRT)
Detailed Settings
There are six presets available:
• TV(CRT) – suitable for standard cathode-ray tube TVs
• PDP – suitable for plasma display screens
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See also PureCinema in the Glossary on page 117.
• YNR – Adjusts the amount of noise reduction (NR)
applied to the Y (brightness) component (has no
effect when the video output is set to progressive).
• CNR – Adjusts the amount of noise reduction (NR)
applied to the C (color) component (has no effect
when the video output is set to progressive).
• QNR – Adjusts the amount of noise reduction (NR)
applied to the block noise.
• Professional – suitable for professional monitors
• Detail – Adjusts how sharp edges appear.
• Memory1 – user preset 1
• White Level – Adjusts the intensity of white.
• Memory2 – user preset 2
• Black Level – Adjusts the intensity of black.
• Memory3 – user preset 3
• Black Setup – Corrects the standard reference black
level.
You can press DISPLAY to see the individual settings for
the current preset (TV(CRT), PDP or Professional).
4
• Pure Cinema – When watching DVD movies, Pure
Cinema optimizes the picture quality. If the picture
appears unnatural on the default Auto setting,
change to On or Off as desired. (Note that this
setting can only be adjusted when the video output is
set to progressive.)
Press ENTER to select the preset.
• Hue – Adjusts overall balance between red and
green.
• Chroma Level – Adjusts how rich the colors appear.
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12
4 Use the / (cursor left/right) buttons to adjust
the currently selected picture quality setting.
5 When you have all the settings as you want
them, press HOME MENU to exit.
Tip
• To see more of the picture as you adjust different
settings, press ENTER after selecting the setting you
want to adjust.
Audio DRC
• Default setting: Off
When watching Dolby Digital material at low volume, it’s
easy to lose low level sounds completely—including
some of the dialog. Switching on Audio DRC (Dynamic
Range Control) can help by bringing up the low level
sounds, while controlling high level peaks.
1 During playback or when paused, press HOME
MENU and select ‘Video/Audio Adjust’.
2
Select ‘Audio Adjust’.
3 Use the / (cursor left/right) buttons to adjust
DRC from ‘Off‘ to ‘Max’.
Audio Adjust
Audio DRC
Off
Max
Exactly how much difference you can hear between the
settings will depend on the material.
Remember
• Audio DRC is not effective when listening to a disc via
the digital output when Dolby Digital Out is set to
Dolby Digital. In this case adjust the dynamic range
from your AV amplifier/receiver.
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The Initial Setup menu
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Chapter 13
The Initial Setup menu
Set ‘Clock Set CH‘ to the channel preset number
that broadcasts a clock signal, then move the
cursor down to ‘Start’ and press ENTER.
Using the Initial Setup menu
The Initial Setup menu is where you can set various
recorder options for sound, picture, language and so on.
Initial Setup
•
Press HOME MENU and select ‘Initial Setup’.
Timer Recording
Disc Setup
Disc Navigator
Initial Setup
Copy
Video/Audio Adjust
Disc History
Play Mode
PhotoViewer
DV Record
• Some settings can only be changed when the
recorder is stopped. During playback these settings
are grayed out in the Initial Setup menu.
• Except for the Setup Navigator, menu screens are
exited automatically after 20 minutes of inactivity.
Clock Setting
The date (month, day, year) and time must be set before
you can use any of the timer recording features.
The clock can be set automatically if there is a broadcast
station transmitting clock signals, or manually.
Select Auto to set the clock automatically or Manual to
display the clock setting screen.
Initial Setup
•
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Start
Manual clock setting
If no stations in your area are broadcasting time
signals, you can set the clock manually:
• Use the / (cursor left/right) buttons to set your
time zone, then press ENTER.
• Press (cursor down) then use the / (cursor
left/right) buttons to set daylight saving time (D.S.T.)
On or Off, then press ENTER.
Initial Setup
Basic settings
Clock Setting
On Screen Display
Front Panel Display
Remote Control Set
Setup Navigator
Clock Setting
Auto Clock Setting
On Screen Display
DateDisplay
Front Panel
Remote Time
Control Set
Setup Navigator
Clock Set CH
If the time could not be set automatically, press
RETURN to go back to the previous screen and select
Manual.
•
DVR-520H screen
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
Auto
Manual
Auto clock setting
Some TV channels broadcast time signals together
with the program. This recorder can use these
signals to set the clock automatically.
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
Clock Setting
Set
Manual Clock Setting
On Screen Display
Front Panel
Display
Time Zone
Remote Control Set
Setup Mavigator
Off
D.S.T.
1/2
USA
Alaska
• Set the current date and time.
Initial Setup
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
Manual Clock Setting
2/2
Clock Setting
Set
On Screen Display
01
01
2004 THU
Date
Front Panel Display
RemoteTime
Control Set
12
00 AM
Setup Mavigator
USA
Time Zone
Alaska
Off
D.S.T.
Use the / (cursor up/down) buttons to change
the value in the highlighted field.
Use the / (cursor left/right) buttons to move
from one field to another.
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The Initial Setup menu
On Screen Display
After selecting a new recorder ID, you have to confirm the
change by selecting Yes or No (use the / (cursor
left/right) buttons), then pressing ENTER.
• Default setting: On
Initial Setup
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
Clock Setting
On Screen Display
Front Panel Display
Remote Control Set
Setup Navigator
On
Off
Setup Navigator
• Default setting: n/a
Initial Setup
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
Front Panel Display
• Default setting: On
Initial Setup
Clock Setting
On Screen Display
Front Panel Display
Remote Control Set
Setup Navigator
Note that as soon as you change the recorder ID, the
remote becomes inoperative until you change the remote
to the same ID.
To set the remote, press and hold RETURN and a number
button (1, 2 or 3) until the indicator on the remote lights.
On the default setting, the recorder shows on-screen
operation displays (Play, Stop and so on). Change to Off
to hide these displays.
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
13
On
Off
Clock Setting
On Screen Display
Front Panel Display
Remote Control Set
Setup Navigator
Start
The Setup Navigator appears automatically when you
switch on the recorder for the first time (or after resetting
the recorder). It is also available from the Initial Settings
menu should you need it at any other time.
See also Switching on and setting up on page 25.
On the default setting, the time is shown in the front
panel display when the recorder is in standby. Switch to
Off to have the front panel display switch off completely
when in standby.
Note
Auto Channel Setting
• When set to Off, the display still lights dimly in
standby when setting a timer recording, or during
Auto Start Recording.
Remote Control Set
• Default setting: Recorder1
You only need to set this if you are using more than one
Pioneer DVD recorder in the same room.
Initial Setup
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
Tuner settings
Clock Setting
On Screen Display
Front Panel Display
Remote Control Set
Setup Navigator
Recorder1
Recorder2
Recorder3
So that each remote control operates only its own
recorder, make this setting different for each recorder
and remote in the room.
• Default setting: Antenna
Initial Setup
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
Auto Channel Setting
Manual CH Setting
VCR Plus+ CH Setting
Antenna
Cable
Auto Channel Setting automatically tunes the built-in TV
tuner to terrestrial broadcast TV channels or cable
channels. Select Antenna or Cable, depending on how
you receive your TV channels, then wait for the automatic
tuning to finish.
Tuning
7/68
Cancel
There are three different recorder IDs. When set to
Recorder2 or Recorder3, the remote control mode is
shown in the front panel display.
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After automatic tuning, a summary channel mapping
screen is displayed.
Initial Setup
Channel Mapping Antenna
CH
Skip
CH
Skip
Off
9
Off
Off
10
2
Off
Off
11
3
Off
Off
12
4
Off
Off
13
5
Off
Off
14
6
15
7
Off
Off
16
8
Off
Off
CH
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
Skip
Off
Off
Off
Off
Off
Off
Off
Off
CH
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
1/3
Skip
Off
Off
Off
Off
Off
Off
Off
Off
VCR Plus+ CH Setting
• Default setting: n/a
Guide channels are used by the VCR Plus+ system so
that the channel number specified in the VCR Plus+
programming numbers can be guaranteed to
correspond to the correct station.
1
Initial Setup
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
Press ENTER to return to the main menu screen.
Note
• If you want to cancel before tuning has finished,
press ENTER.
• You can manually tune and skip blank channels
using the Manual CH Setting, below.
Next Screen
Initial Setup
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
• Default setting: n/a
The channel skip function lets you skip channels where
there is no station so that as you change channels using
the CHANNEL +/– buttons or the number buttons, you
only change to channels that have a station.
The manual tuning function allows you to manually tune
to stations, should you need to.
VCR Plus+
CH Setting
Auto Channel
Setting
Guide
Manual CHGuide
Setting CH
VCR Plus+ CH 1Setting 6
6
2
7
3
8
4
9
5
10
• Use the / (cursor left/right) buttons to change
the channel number.
Auto Channel Setting
Manual CH Setting
VCR Plus+ CH Setting
Next Screen
• Use the PREV / NEXT button to display the previous/
next 10 guide channels.
3
To return to the Initial Setup menu, press ENTER.
From the manual channel setting screen:
• Use the CHANNEL +/– button to change channels.
Video Out settings
• If you want to skip the displayed channel (because
there is no station assigned to that channel), change
the Skip setting to On.
Component Video Out
• If you want to manually tune the displayed channel,
change the AFT (Auto Fine Tuning) setting to Off,
then move down to Level to manually tune to a
station.
• Default setting: Interlace
You only need to make this setting if you connected this
recorder to your TV using the component video jacks.
Initial Setup
2ch
Skip
Off
AFT
Off
Level
0
• To return to the Initial Setup menu, press ENTER.
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CH
• Use the / (cursor up/down) buttons to change
the guide channel for setting.
Initial Setup
1
Auto Channel Setting
Manual CH Setting
VCR Plus+ CH Setting
2 Assign channel numbers to the guide channels as
necessary.
Look in your TV guide to see which channel numbers
should be assigned to which guide channels.
Manual CH Setting
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
Select ‘VCR Plus+ CH Setting’, then ‘Next Screen’.
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
Component Video Out
Interlace
Progressive
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If your TV is compatible with progressive-scan
component video, set this Progressive for the highest
quality picture. If your TV is not compatible with
progressive-scan video, leave it set to Interlace.
DVR-520H only: When the external audio is from the DV
input, an audio subcode channel within the DV audio
tells the recorder whether the audio is stereo or dual
mono. This has priority over the setting you make here.
See also Progressive scan video in the glossary on
page 117.
Dual Mono Recording
• Default setting: L
Important
If you switch to Progressive when using a TV that is not
compatible with progressive-scan video, you will not be
able to see anything displayed on your TV. If this happens,
press and hold the + button on the front panel, then press
HDD. This will set the recorder’s video output back to
Interlace.
Compatibility of this unit with progressive-scan TVs
Consumers should note that not all high-definition television sets
are fully compatible with this product and may cause artifacts to
be displayed in the picture. In case of 525 progressive scan
picture problems, it is recommended that the user switch the
connection to the ‘standard definition’ output (Interlace). If there
are questions regarding our TV set compatibility with this model,
please contact our customer service center.
This recorder is compatible with the following Pioneer displays
and monitors
Plasma display
• PDP-505HD, PDP-5030HD, PDP-4330HD, PDP-5040HD, PDP4340HD, Pro-1000HD, Pro-800HD, Pro-1000HDI, Pro-800HDI, Pro1110HD, Pro-910HD, PDP-4300, PDP-5031, PDP-502MX
Projection monitor receiver
• SD-533HD5, SD-643HD5, Pro-710HD, Pro-610HD, Pro-510HD,
Pro-720HD, Pro-620HD, Pro-520HD, Pro-730HD, Pro-630HD, Pro530HD, Pro-730HDI, Pro-530HDI, Pro-700HD, SD-641HD5, SD582HD5, SD-532HD5
Initial Setup
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
External Audio
Dual Mono Recording
DV Input
Input Level (L1)
Input Level (L2)
Input Level (L3)
L
R
When recording a dual mono source from an external
input in Video mode or VR mode set to FINE / MN 32, you
can choose to record either the L (left), or the R (right)
audio channel.
Note
• If you’re recording in VR mode (except when set to
FINE / MN 32), both channels will be recorded and
you can switch them as you like on playback.
DV Input (DVR-520H only)
• Default setting: Stereo1
You need to set this if you have a camcorder using 32kHz/
12-bit sound connected to the front panel DV IN/OUT jack.
Initial Setup
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
Audio In settings
External Audio
Initial Setup
External Audio
Dual Mono Recording
DV Input
Input Level (L1)
Input Level (L2)
Input Level (L3)
Stereo1
Stereo2
Mix (Stereo1: 75%)
Mix (Stereo1: 50%)
Mix (Stereo1: 25%)
Some digital camcorders have two stereo tracks for
audio. One is recorded at the time of shooting; the other
is for overdubbing after shooting.
• Default setting: Stereo
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
External Audio
Dual Mono Recording
DV Input
Input Level (L1)
Input Level (L2)
Input Level (L3)
Stereo
Dual Mono
On the Stereo1 setting, the sound that was recorded
while shooting is used. On the Stereo2 setting, the
overdubbed sound is used. You can also choose a Mix
setting of 25%, 50% or 75% for the Stereo 1 with a
corresponding Stereo 2 setting of 75%, 50% or 25%.
If the external source is standard stereo, leave set to
Stereo. If each channel carries a separate soundtrack,
change to Dual Mono.
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Input Level (L1 / L2 / L3)
If your AV amp/receiver (or other connected component)
is Dolby Digital compatible, set to Dolby Digital,
otherwise set to Dolby Digital PCM. Check the
manual that came with the connected component if
you’re unsure whether it is Dolby Digital compatible.
• Default setting: 0dB
Initial Setup
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
External Audio
Dual Mono Recording
DV Input
Input Level (L1)
Input Level (L2)
Input Level (L3)
+6dB
+3dB
0dB
– 3dB
– 6dB
You can adjust the gain of the audio from each external
input individually, from –6dB to +6dB in steps of 3 dB to
optimize the recorded audio level.
Digital Out
• Default setting: On
Initial Setup
Digital Out
Dolby Digital Out
DTS Out
96kHz PCM Out
MPEG Out
On
Off
Note
• When set to Off, all the other Audio Out settings are
grayed out and can’t be set.
Dolby Digital Out
You only need to make this setting if you connected this
recorder to an AV amp/receiver (or other component) using
the digital output.
• Default setting: Dolby Digital
Initial Setup
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Digital Out
Dolby Digital Out
DTS Out
96kHz PCM Out
MPEG Out
• Default setting: On
Initial Setup
Digital Out
Dolby Digital Out
DTS Out
96kHz PCM Out
MPEG Out
On
Off
If your AV amp/receiver (or other connected component)
has a built-in DTS decoder, set to On, otherwise set to
Off. Check the manual that came with the connected
component if you’re unsure whether it is DTS
compatible.
Important
If at any time you need to switch off the digital audio
output, set this to Off, otherwise leave it On.
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
You only need to make this setting if you connected this
recorder to an AV amp/receiver (or other component) using
the digital output.
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
Audio Out settings
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
DTS Out
• If you set to On with a non-DTS compatible amp/
receiver, noise will be output when you play a DTS
disc.
• When set to On, there is no analog audio output
when playing a DTS DVD-Video disc.
• When playing a DTS audio CD (even when DTS Out
is Off), noise is output from the analog outputs. Do
not play this through your amplifier and speakers.
• When playing a DTS audio CD, make sure that
Stereo is selected using the AUDIO button. See
Switching audio channels on page 43.
96kHz PCM Out
You only need to make this setting if you connected this
recorder to an AV amp/receiver (or other component) using
the digital output.
• Default setting: 96kHz 48kHz
Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital PCM
Initial Setup
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
Digital Out
Dolby Digital Out
DTS Out
96kHz PCM Out
MPEG Out
96kHz 48kHz
96kHz
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If your AV amp/receiver (or other connected component)
is compatible with high sampling rate audio (88.2 / 96
kHz), set to 96kHz, otherwise set to 96kHz 48kHz.
Check the manual that came with the connected
component if you’re unsure whether it is compatible with
high sampling rate audio.
MPEG Out
You only need to make this setting if you connected this
recorder to an AV amp/receiver (or other component) using
the digital output.
• Default setting: MPEG PCM
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This setting is your preferred audio language for DVD
discs. If the language you specify here is recorded on a
disc, the recorder automatically plays the disc in that
language (although this depends on the Auto Language
setting—see Auto Language below).
Choose Other if you want to specify a language other
than English or French (see Selecting ‘Other’ languages
on page 100).
Tip
• You can switch between the languages recorded on
a DVD disc any time during playback using the
AUDIO button. (This does not affect this setting.)
Initial Setup
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
Digital Out
Dolby Digital Out
DTS Out
96kHz PCM Out
MPEG Out
MPEG
MPEG PCM
Subtitle Language
• Default setting: English
Initial Setup
If your AV amp/receiver (or other connected component)
is MPEG audio compatible, set to MPEG, otherwise set to
MPEG PCM. Check the manual that came with the
connected component if you’re unsure whether it is
MPEG compatible.
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
OSD Language
Audio Language
Subtitle Language
Auto Language
DVD Menu Language
Subtitle Display
English
French
Other
This setting is your preferred subtitle language for DVD
discs. If the language you specify here is recorded on a
disc, the recorder automatically plays the disc with those
subtitles (although this depends on the Auto Language
setting—see Auto Language below).
Language settings
Choose Other if you want to specify a language other
than English or French (see Selecting ‘Other’ languages
on page 100).
OSD Language
• Default setting: English
Initial Setup
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
OSD Language
Audio Language
Subtitle Language
Auto Language
DVD Menu Language
Subtitle Display
English
français
This sets the language of the on-screen menus and
displays.
• Default setting: English
Initial Setup
OSD Language
Audio Language
Subtitle Language
Auto Language
DVD Menu Language
Subtitle Display
• You can change or switch off the subtitles on a DVD
disc any time during playback using the SUBTITLE
button. (This does not affect this setting.)
Auto Language
• Default setting: On
Initial Setup
Audio Language
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
Tip
English
French
Other
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
OSD Language
Audio Language
Subtitle Language
Auto Language
DVD Menu Language
Subtitle Display
On
Off
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When set to On, the recorder selects the default audio
language on a DVD disc (French dialog for a French
movie, for example), and displays subtitles in your
preferred subtitle language only if that is set to
something different. In other words, movies in your native
language won’t have any subtitles, while foreign
language movies will be shown with subtitles.
Subtitle Display
• Default setting: On
Initial Setup
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
Set to Off to have the recorder play discs strictly
according to your Audio Language and Subtitle
Language settings.
For Auto Language to work, the Audio Language and
Subtitle Language settings must be the same—see
Audio Language on page 99 and Subtitle Language on
page 99.
Note
• Even when set to On, Auto Language may not work
with some discs. In this case, set the audio and
subtitle languages using the AUDIO and SUBTITLE
buttons.
Tip
• You can still switch audio and subtitle languages on
playback using the AUDIO and SUBTITLE buttons.
OSD Language
Audio Language
Subtitle Language
Auto Language
DVD Menu Language
Subtitle Display
On
Off
Assist Subtitle
When set to On, the recorder displays subtitles
according to the Subtitle Language and Auto
Language settings. Set to Off to switch subtitles off
altogether (although you may find that some discs
override this setting). Set to Assist Subtitle to have the
recorder display the extra assistive subtitles recorded on
to some DVD discs.
Selecting ‘Other’ languages
1 Select ‘Other’ from the language list.
This option appears in the settings for DVD Menu
Language, Audio Language, and Subtitle Language.
2
Select the language you want.
Initial Setup
DVD Menu Language
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
• Default setting: w/Subtitle Language
Initial Setup
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
OSD Language
Audio Language
Subtitle Language
Auto Language
DVD Menu Language
Subtitle Display
w/Subtitle Language
English
French
Other
Some multilingual discs have disc menus in several
languages. This setting specifies in which language the
disc menus should appear. Leave on the default setting
for menus to appear in the same language as your
Subtitle Language—see Subtitle Language on page 99.
Choose Other if you want to specify a language other
than English or French (see Selecting ‘Other’ languages
below).
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DVD Menu Language
OSD Language
Audio Language
Language
English
Subtitle Language
Auto Language
Number
0 5 1 4
DVD Menu Language
Subtitle Display
• Select by language name: Use the / (cursor left/
right) buttons to change the language.
• Select by code number: Press (cursor down) then
use the number buttons to enter the four-digit
language code.
See Language code list on page 113 for a list of available
languages and corresponding codes.
3
Press ENTER to confirm and exit the screen.
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Optimized Rec
Recording settings
• Default setting: Off
Initial Setup
Manual Recording
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
• Default setting: Off
Initial Setup
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
Manual Recording
Optimized Rec
Navi Mark
Auto Chapter (Video)
Frame Accurate
DVD-RW Auto Init.
On (go to setup)
Off
On the default setting there are four different recording
time/picture quality settings, FINE, SP, LP and EP. If you
want to create a custom setting, switch on Manual
Recording and select one of the 32 manual settings.
When recording, you can select your Manual Recording
setting using the REC MODE button.
1 Select ‘On (go to setup)’ to display the manual
recording setting screen.
32ch
HDD Remain
EP
30h33m
LP
MN 9 (4h00m/DVD) 2.60Mbps
DVD Remain 2h00m
SP
FINE
Preview
2 Use the / (cursor left/right) buttons to
change the manual recording level.
• You can also use the and buttons to cycle
between levels MN1, MN9, MN21 and MN32.
• To preview the recording quality, press (cursor
down) and select Preview. To return to the level
adjust screen, press ENTER.
3 Press ENTER to set the manual recording level
and return to the menu screen.
Note
• The preset picture quality settings correspond to the
following manual settings: FINE: MN32, SP: MN21,
LP: MN9, EP: MN1.
• See Manual recording modes on page 112 for detailed
information on the manual recording levels.
Manual Recording
Optimized Rec
Navi Mark
Auto Chapter (Video)
Frame Accurate
DVD-RW Auto Init.
On
Off
On the default setting, if a timer program (standard, easy
or VCR Plus+ programming system) is set but there isn’t
enough space on the disc at the recording quality set, the
recording will start, but it will be cut off when the disc is
full. Set Optimized Rec to On to have the recorder
automatically adjust the recording quality to fit the
available disc space.
Note
• You may notice a reduction in picture quality if the
recorder has to fit a lot of extra material into the
remaining time available on the disc.
• If, even on recording level MN 1, there is insufficient
space available on the disc, the recording is made on
the HDD at the quality setting you originally
specified.
• Optimized Recording only compensates for the first
(earliest starting) timer program if more than one has
been set.
• Optimized recording works only with DVD
recordings.
Navi Mark
• Default setting: 0 seconds
Initial Setup
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
Manual Recording
Optimized Rec
Navi Mark
Auto Chapter (Video)
Frame Accurate
DVD-RW Auto Init.
0 seconds
30 seconds
3 minutes
In the Disc Navigator, each title is shown with a still
frame picture to remind you what it is. This setting lets
you decide the default still frame. The default setting of 0
seconds takes the first frame of the title, but you can also
set it to 30 seconds or 3 minutes into the title (if the title
is shorter than the setting, then the first frame is used).
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Auto Chapter (Video)
Playback settings
• Default setting: 10 minutes
Initial Setup
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
Manual Recording
Optimized Rec
Navi Mark
Auto Chapter (Video)
Frame Accurate
DVD-RW Auto Init.
No Separation
10 minutes
15 minutes
Frame Accurate
• Default setting: Off
Initial Setup
Manual Recording
Optimized Rec
Navi Mark
Auto Chapter (Video)
Frame Accurate
DVD-RW Auto Init.
On
Off
When Frame Accurate setting is Off, exact frame
accuracy is traded for high-speed copying when
recording a Copy List. Switch Frame Accurate On to
preserve the accuracy of the Copy List. However, copying
some edited Video mode titles will be done in real time.
Important
• The Frame Accurate setting has no effect on the
actual video content stored on the HDD.
• Default setting: VR Mode
When you load a new, blank DVD-RW disc the recorder
automatically initializes it for recording. You can set it to
initialize the disc for VR mode or Video mode recording.
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TV Screen Size
Still Picture
Seamless Playback
Parental Lock
Angle Indicator
4:3 (Letter Box)
4:3 (Pan & Scan)
16:9
If you have a widescreen TV, select the 16:9 setting—
widescreen DVD software is then shown using the full
screen area. When playing software recorded in
conventional (4:3) format, the settings on your TV will
determine how the material is presented—see the
manual that came with your TV for details on what
options are available.
If you have a conventional TV, choose either 4:3 (Letter
Box) or 4:3 (Pan & Scan). In Letter Box mode,
widescreen software is shown with black bars at the top
and bottom of the screen. Pan & Scan chops the sides off
widescreen material to make it fit the 4:3 screen (so even
though the picture looks larger on the screen, you’re
actually seeing less of the movie). See Screen sizes and
disc formats on page 107 for more information.
Still Picture
• Default setting: Auto
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
TV Screen Size
Still Picture
Seamless Playback
Parental Lock
Angle Indicator
Field
Frame
Auto
The recorder uses one of two processes when displaying
a still frame from a DVD disc. The default Auto setting
automatically chooses the best setting each time.
DVD-RW Auto Init.
Manual Recording
Optimized Rec
Navi Mark
Auto Chapter (Video)
Frame Accurate
DVD-RW Auto Init.
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
Initial Setup
• When you change this setting the Copy List is erased.
Make sure it is set how you want it before you start
putting together a Copy List.
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
• Default setting: 4:3 (Letter Box)
Initial Setup
When recording in Video mode, a new chapter is started
every 10 minutes on the default setting. You can change
this interval to 15 minutes, or switch off automatic
chapter marking altogether with the No Separation
setting.
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
TV Screen Size
VR Mode
Video Mode
• Field – produces a stable, generally shake-free
image.
• Frame – produces a sharper image, but more prone
to shake than field stills.
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Seamless Playback
VR mode
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Parental Lock : Set Password
HDD
• Default setting: Off
During playback of a VR mode Play List, you may notice
momentary interruption in the picture at edited points.
The Seamless Playback feature lets you trade-off
accuracy of the edit points for more seamless playback.
When switched On, you may notice that the edit points
are a few frames earlier or later than you set.
The password you set will enable you to change the
Parental Lock level and Country code setting. It is also the
password that you will need to enter if you want to play a
disc with a parental lock level higher than the recorder.
1
Initial Setup
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
Initial Setup
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
TV Screen Size
Still Picture
Seamless Playback
Parental Lock
Angle Indicator
Select ‘Set Password’.
On
Off
TV Screen Size
Still Picture
Seamless Playback
Parental Lock
Angle Indicator
Set Password
Change Level
Country Code
2 Use the number buttons to input a four-digit
password.
Initial Setup
Parental Lock
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
• Default level: Off
• Default password: none
• Default Country code: us (2119)
Some DVD-Video discs feature a Parental Lock level. If
the recorder is set to a lower level than the disc, it will
require you to enter a password before the disc will play.
This gives you some control about what your children
watch on your DVD recorder.
Some discs also support the Country code feature. The
recorder does not play certain scenes on these discs
depending on the Country code you set.
Before you can set the Parental Lock level or the Country
code you must set a password. As the password owner
you can change the Parental Lock level or Country code
whenever you like. You can also change the password.
Note
• Not all discs that you may consider inappropriate for
your children use the Parental Lock feature. These
discs will always play without requiring the password
first.
• If you forget the password, you can reset the recorder
to its factory settings (see Resetting the recorder on
page 106), then set a new password.
3
Set Size
Password
TV Screen
Still Picture
Seamless Playback
Parental Lock
1 2 3 4
Angle Indicator
Press ENTER to set the password.
Parental Lock : Change Password
To change your password, confirm your existing
password then enter a new one.
1
Select ‘Change Password’.
Initial Setup
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
TV Screen Size
Still Picture
Seamless Playback
Parental Lock
Angle Indicator
Change Password
Change Level
Country Code
2 Use the number buttons to enter your existing
password.
Initial Setup
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
Change
TV Screen
Size Password
Still Picture
Seamless Playback
Current Password
Parental Lock
Angle Indicator
New Password
1 2 3 4
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3
Press ENTER.
Parental Lock : Country Code
4
Enter a new password.
You may also want to refer to the Country code list on
page 113.
1
Initial Setup
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
5
Change
TV Screen
Size Password
Still Picture
Seamless Playback
Current Password
Parental Lock
Angle Indicator
New Password
1
Initial Setup
1 2 3 4
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
5 6 7 8
Press ENTER.
Parental Lock : Change Level
Select ‘Country Code’.
TV Screen Size
Still Picture
Seamless Playback
Parental Lock
Angle Indicator
Change Password
Change Level
Country Code
2 Use number buttons to enter your password,
then press ENTER.
Select ‘Change Level’.
Initial Setup
Initial Setup
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
TV Screen Size
Still Picture
Seamless Playback
Parental Lock
Angle Indicator
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
Change Password
Change Level
Country Code
2 Use number buttons to enter your password,
then press ENTER.
Parental
TV Screen
Size Lock: Country Code
Still Picture
1 2 3 4
Password
Seamless Playback
Parental Lock
Angle Indicator
Code
Number
us
2 1 1 9
3 Select a Country code.
There are two ways you can do this.
• Select by code letter: Use / (cursor left/right) to
change the country code.
Initial Setup
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
Parental
TV Screen
Size Lock : Change Level
Still Picture
1 2 3 4
Password
Seamless Playback
Parental Lock
Angle Indicator
Off
Initial Setup
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
3 Use the / (cursor left/right) buttons to select
a new parental lock level.
4
Number
2 1 1 9
• Select by code number: Press (cursor down) then
use the number buttons to enter the four-digit
country code (you can find the Country code list on
page 113.)
Initial Setup
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
Parental
TV Screen
Size Lock: Country Code
Still Picture
1 2 3 4
Password
Seamless Playback
Parental Lock
Angle Indicator
us
Code
Parental
TV Screen
Size Lock : Change Level
Still Picture
1 2 3 4
Password
Seamless Playback
Parental Lock
Angle Indicator
Initial Setup
Off
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
Press ENTER to set the new Parental Lock level.
4
Parental
TV Screen
Size Lock: Country Code
Still Picture
1 2 3 4
Password
Seamless Playback
Parental Lock
Angle Indicator
us
Code
Number
2 1 1 9
Press ENTER to set the new Country code.
Note
• Changing the country code does not take effect until
the next disc is loaded (or the current disc is
reloaded).
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Angle Indicator
• Default setting: On
Initial Setup
Basic
Tuner
Video Out
Audio In
Audio Out
Language
Recording
Playback
TV Screen Size
Still Picture
Seamless Playback
Parental Lock
Angle Indicator
On
Off
On the default setting, when playing a DVD-Video disc
that features multi-angle scenes, an icon appears onscreen during the parts of the disc where angle switching
is available. Change to Off to hide the on-screen
indicator.
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Chapter 14
Additional information
Maker
Code
Resetting the recorder
Aiwa
38
If you need to, you can reset the recorder to all its factory
settings.
Funai
36
1
GE
11, 28
General
34
Goldstar
10, 23
Grandiente
30
Hitachi
06, 24, 25, 32
Magnavox
12, 29
Mitsubishi
09
NEC
37
Panasonic
08, 22, 41
1 Press and hold down the CLEAR button, then
enter the maker code for your TV.
The LED indicator on the remote controls lights.
Philips
07
Pioneer
00, 35, 40, 44
See the table below for the list of maker codes. If there is
more than one code given for your make, input the first
one in the list.
RCA
01, 15, 16, 17, 18
Sanyo
14, 21
Sharp
02, 19, 27
Sony
04
Toshiba
05, 26, 31, 43
Victor
13, 33, 42
Zenith
03, 20
Make sure that the recorder is on.
2 Press and hold STOP and press STANDBY/
ON.
The recorder turns off with all settings reset.
Setting up the remote to control your
TV
You can use the supplied remote to control your TV. To be
able to use this feature you first have to program the
remote with a maker code from the table below.
• If the maker’s name of your TV doesn’t appear in the
table below, you will not be able to use this remote to
control your TV.
2 Press TV to check that the remote works with
your TV.
If the remote is set up correctly, the TV should switch on/
off. If it doesn’t and there is another code given for your
maker, repeat step 1 with a new code.
Using the TV remote control buttons
The table below shows how to use this remote control
with your TV.
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Button
What it does
TV
Press to switch the TV on/off (standby)
INPUT SELECT
Press to change the TV’s video input
TV VOLUME
Use to adjust the TV volume
TV CHANNEL
Use to change TV channels
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Screen sizes and disc formats
When viewing on a standard TV or monitor
Screen format of disc Setting
Appearance
16:9
4:3 (Letter Box)
The program is shown in
widescreen with black bars at
the top and bottom of the
screen.
4:3 (Pan & Scan)
The sides of the program are
cropped so that the picture
fills the whole screen.
16:9
The program appears
squashed. Set to either 4:3
(Letter Box) or 4:3 (Pan &
Scan).
4:3 (Letter Box)
4:3 (Pan & Scan)
The program is presented
correctly on either setting.
4:3
When viewing on a widescreen TV or monitor
Screen format of disc Setting
Appearance
16:9
16:9
The program is presented in
widescreen.
4:3
16:9
Your TV will determine how the
picture is presented—check
the manual that came with the
TV for details.
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Troubleshooting
Incorrect operation is often mistaken for trouble and malfunction. If you think there is something wrong with this
component, please check the points below. Sometimes the trouble may lie in another component. Investigate the
other components and electrical appliances being used. If the trouble cannot be rectified even after checking the
points below, ask your nearest Pioneer authorized service center or your dealer to carry out repair work.
General
Problem
Remedy
The disc is automatically ejected
after closing the disc tray
• Check that the disc is not a DVD-RAM, DVD+R/RW or other incompatible format
disc (page 11).
• Check that the disc is loaded properly (aligned in disc tray and label-side up).
• Take out the disc and clean it (page 115).
• Check that the disc has a region code compatible with the recorder (page 117).
No picture
• Check that everything is connected properly (page 14).
• Check that the connected TV and/or the AV amp/receiver is set to the correct
input.
• Make sure that the disc is NTSC format.
• The recorder may be set to progressive-scan with an incompatible TV. Reset to
interlace by pressing and holding the + button (front panel) then pressing HDD.
Can’t play a disc
• Check that the disc is not a DVD-RAM, DVD+R/RW or other incompatible format
disc (page 11).
• Take out the disc and clean it (page 115).
• Check that the disc is loaded properly (aligned in disc tray and label-side up).
• There may be condensation in the recorder. Leave the recorder for an hour or so
for the condensation to evaporate.
All settings are reset
• If the recorder is unplugged (or there is a power failure) while the recorder is on,
all the settings will be lost.
• Make sure that you switch the recorder into standby before unplugging the
power cord.
Screen goes blank and controls are
inoperative
• Press STOP then restart playback.
Remote control does not work
• If you connected this recorder to another Pioneer product using the CONTROL
IN jack, point the remote control at the other component to use (page 14).
• Set the remote control to the same ID number as the recorder (page 95). (When
the batteries run down, the remote mode is automatically reset to Recorder1.)
• Use the remote within its operating range (page 10).
• Replace the batteries (page 10).
No sound or sound is distorted
• Make sure that the amp/receiver or TV is set to the correct input and the volume
turned up.
• There is no sound when the picture is paused, or during scanning or slow
motion play. Press PLAY to resume regular playback.
• DTS discs can only be played if this recorder is connected to a DTS decoder or
DTS compatible amp/receiver. If you have connected a suitable decoder, also make
sure that the Initial Setup > Audio Out > DTS Output setting is On.
• Some 96kHz discs do not output audio through the digital jack. In this case,
switch the input of your amp/receiver to analog.
• Check the audio cable connections (page 14).
• If the sound is distorted, try cleaning the cable plugs.
The picture from the external input • If the video signal from the external component is copy-protected, you cannot
is distorted
connect via this recorder. Connect the component directly to your TV.
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Remedy
Screen is stretched vertically or hori- • Make sure that the TV Screen Size setting (page 102) is correct for the kind of TV
zontally
you have (see also page 107).
• If you have a widescreen TV, check its aspect ratio settings.
• This recorder’s input switches into wide mode automatically according to the
input signal. When the unit connected is not compatible with VIDEO ID-1
(widescreen signalling), set the connected component to output 4:3 aspect ratio
(standard) video.
Can’t play a disc recorded using this • If the disc was recorded in Video mode, make sure that it’s finalized (page 56).
recorder on another player
•Some players will not play recordable DVD discs, even when recorded in Video
mode and finalized.
• If the disc was recorded in VR mode, the other player must be specifically RW
compatible in order to play it (page 11).
• Discs recorded with copy-once material cannot be played on non-CPRM
compatible players (page 45).
During playback the picture is dark
or distorted
• When a copy-protected disc is played via a VCR, the picture will not display
correctly. Connect the recorder directly to your TV.
Can’t control your TV using this
remote control
• If there is more than one code listed for your make of TV, try each one in turn
(page 106).
• It is possible that none of the codes listed will work with your particular model of
TV, even if the maker appears in the remote control code list.
Can’t record or does not record suc- • Check that there is some remaining blank space on the DVD/HDD.
• For a Video mode disc, check that the disc isn’t already finalized.
cessfully
• The HDD may contain up to 250 titles; one DVD disc 99 (Original) titles and 999
chapters. Check that these limits have not been reached.
• Check that the source you are trying to record is not copy protected.
• For a VR formatted disc, check that the disc isn’t locked (page 89).
• The power may have failed during recording.
Timer program doesn’t record successfully
• When setting the recording channel, make sure you set the recorder’s built-in TV
tuner, not the TV’s built-in tuner.
• When recording to a Video mode disc, programs that are copy-once protected
cannot be recorded. Use a VR mode formatted disc for copy-once material
(page 45).
• Two timer programs may have overlapped, in which case only the earlier one will
record completely.
• The power may have failed during recording.
After briefly unplugging or after a
power failure the front panel display shows ‘--:--’
• A backup battery inside the recorder keeps the clock and other settings from
being reset when there is no power to the recorder. This battery should last
approximately five years from factory shipping.
Reset the clock and other recorder settings to use the recorder again. To have the
battery replaced, contact your dealer or a Pioneer Service Center.
Front panel display shows ‘LOCK’
when a button is pressed
• The Child Lock is on; turn off in order to use the recorder (page 52).
Can’t use One Touch Copy (HDD to
DVD)
• Make sure that there is a recordable DVD loaded with some free space for
recording and fewer than 99 titles already on the disc. Also make sure that for a
Video mode disc, the disc isn’t finalized.
• If the title currently playing contains material that is copy-once protected, One
Touch Copy will not work.
• One Touch Copy doesn’t work if the recorder is already recording to DVD.
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Problem
Remedy
Can’t use One Touch Copy (DVD to
HDD)
• Make sure that there is space available on the HDD and that there are fewer than
250 titles on the HDD.
• One Touch Copy doesn’t work if the recorder is already recording to the HDD.
The picture freezes and the front
panel and remote control buttons
stop working
• Press the front panel STANDBY/ON button to switch the power off, then
switch back on and restart playback. If the power fails to switch off, press and hold
STANDBY/ON for 10 seconds until the power switches off.
Note
• If the unit does not operate normally due to external effects such as static electricity, disconnect the power plug
from the outlet and insert again to return to normal operating conditions.
Frequently asked questions
In this section you can find answers to frequently asked
questions on how to use your DVD recorder and what it
can do.
• How do I make a high-quality copy?
We recommend that you use the high-speed copy
mode. Although the copy is faster than real time,
there is no loss of picture or sound quality compared
to the original.
If there is not enough space on the disc to make a
copy at the same picture quality as the original, we
recommend that you change the recording mode to
‘Optimized’. This will fit the recording on to the
available space on the disc.
See also Copying and back-up on page 58.
• Can I record a dual mono broadcast to the HDD,
keeping both audio channels and switch them on
playback?
No. Only the audio channel set in the Dual Mono
Recording setting in the Initial Settings menu will be
recorded. If you need to record both channels of
audio, please record using a VR mode DVD-RW disc.
See also Dual Mono Recording on page 97.
• Can I record continuously on the HDD for more than
six hours?
Yes, timer recordings made to the HDD can by set for
up to 24 hours. However, because the maximum
length of a title is six hours, the recording will be
spread over two or more titles. Note that there will be
a short break in the recording between titles.
See also Setting a timer recording on page 47.
• Can I make a DVD copy of, say, a movie that has had
the commercials edited out?
Yes. There are two ways to do this. You can either edit
the video on the HDD then copy the edited version to
DVD, or you can assemble a Copy List that cuts out
the commercials, then record that to DVD.
See also Copying and back-up on page 58.
• Can I copy a finalized Video mode disc (DVD-R or DVDRW) to the HDD?
Yes. Start playing the Video mode disc and use the
One Touch Copy button to copy the currently playing
title to the HDD. Repeat for as many titles on the disc
as you want to copy.
See also One Touch Copy* (DVD to HDD) on page 60.
• I have a two-hour recording on the HDD made in FINE
mode. Can I copy this to DVD in high-speed mode?
A standard DVD disc can hold only an hour of FINE
mode material, so you wouldn’t be able to make a
high-speed copy of this on to one disc. You could
divide up the recording on the HDD into two titles of
an hour each and copy these to two DVDs (using
high-speed copy). Alternatively, you could copy the
material in SP (or Optimized) so as to fit it all on to one
disc (note that there will be some loss in picture
quality if you do this).
See also Copying and back-up on page 58.
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• Can I use high-speed copy to copy from DVD to HDD?
You can only use high-speed copy from DVD to HDD
when copying Original titles from a VR mode DVDRW.
See also Copying from DVD to HDD* on page 68.
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• Can I copy a copy-once protected program from a
subscription satellite or cable channel to a DVD from
the HDD?
Yes, you can use high-speed copy to copy to a VR
mode DVD-RW disc. You can also divide the
recording on the HDD into a number of smaller titles
if the whole recording won’t fit on to one disc.
See also Copying from HDD to DVD* on page 60.
• Can I play a DVD I recorded on this recorder on another
DVD player?
Yes, you can generally play DVD-R discs and Video
mode DVD-RW discs recorded on this recorder on
any standard DVD player. You may find, however, that
some players will not play some recordable media.
For VR mode DVD-RW discs, look for the ‘RW
Compatible’ mark to see if it will play the disc.
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• Picture disturbance in the recording may occur if the
source component pauses playback or plays an
unrecorded section of tape, or if the power fails in the
source component, or the DV cable becomes
disconnected.
DV-related messages
You may see the following messages appear on your TV
screen when using the DV IN/OUT jack.
• No DV camcorder connected. – The camcorder is
not connected properly, or the camcorder is switched
off.
• The DV camcorder is recording. – The camcorder is
recording, so you cannot start recording from the
camcorder to this recorder.
• You cannot connect more than one DV
camcorder at the same time. – The DV jack on this
recorder supports connection to just one camcorder.
• No tape in the DV camcorder. – There is no
cassette loaded into the connected equipment.
About DV (DVR-520H only)
Using DV, also known as i.LINK, you can connect a DVequipped camcorder to this recorder using a single DV
cable for input and output of audio, video, data and
control signals.
The i.LINK interface is also known as IEEE 1394-1995.
“i.LINK” and the “i.LINK” logo are trademarks.
• This recorder is only compatible with DV-format
(DVC-SD) camcorders. Digital satellite tuners and
Digital VHS video recorders are not compatible.
• You cannot connect more than one DV camcorder at
a time to this recorder.
• You cannot control this recorder from external
equipment connected via the DV IN/OUT jack.
• It may not always be possible to control the
connected camcorder via the DV IN/OUT jack.
• This recorder only outputs HDD/DVD playback video
from the DV IN/OUT jack; signals from the built-in TV
tuner, CD, Video CD and other inputs are not output.
• Copy-protected or copy-once video is not output from
the DV IN/OUT jack.
• The DV camcorder is in record-pause mode. – The
camcorder is in record-pause mode.
• DV camcorder playback canceled.
Recording has been paused. – Recording was
paused because the camcorder is not in playback
mode.
• Cannot operate the DV camcorder. – This recorder
cannot control the camcorder. Try switching off the
camcorder then switching it back on.
• Could not operate the DV camcorder. – This
recorder was not able to control the camcorder.
• Recording has stopped because the recorded
material on the tape finished. – When the recorded
part of the DV tape comes to an end, this recorder
automatically stops recording.
• Recording has stopped because DV camcorder
playback stopped. – Recording stopped because
DV camcorder playback was stopped or the
camcorder was disconnected.
• The DV camcorder is not set for playback. Please
select playback mode on the DV camcorder. – The
camcorder is in camera mode.
• Digital camcorders can usually record audio as
stereo 16-bit/48kHz, or twin stereo tracks of 12-bit/
32kHz. This recorder can only record one stereo
audio track. Set the DV Input setting as required (see
DV Input (DVR-520H only) on page 97).
• Audio output from the DV IN/OUT jack is 16-bit only.
• Audio input to the DV IN/OUT jack should be 32 or
48kHz (not 44.1kHz).
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Manual recording modes
The table below shows the approximate recording times
for all of the 32 manual recording modes, as well as the
standard recording mode equivalents. Levels separated
by a bold line show where there is a noticeable change in
picture quality. The divisions for HDD recording are the
same as those for Video mode.
Audio recording in all manual recording modes is in
Dolby Digital 2ch format, except for MN32 which is in
Linear PCM format.
Video mode /
HDD
VR mode
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Level
Rec. time
MN 1
MN 2
MN 3
MN 4
MN 5
MN 6
MN 7
MN 8
MN 9
MN 10
MN 11
MN 12
MN 13
MN 14
MN 15
MN 16
MN 17
MN 18
MN 19
MN 20
MN 21
MN 22
MN 23
MN 24
MN 25
MN 26
MN 27
MN 28
MN 29
MN 30
MN 31
MN 32
360 mins.
345 mins.
330 mins.
315 mins.
300 mins.
285 mins.
270 mins.
255 mins.
240 mins.
230 mins.
220 mins.
210 mins.
200 mins.
190 mins.
180 mins.
170 mins.
160 mins.
150 mins.
140 mins.
130 mins.
120 mins.
110 mins.
105 mins.
100 mins.
95 mins.
90 mins.
85 mins.
80 mins.
75 mins.
70 mins.
65 mins.
61 mins.
EP
LP
SP
FINE
Level
Rec. time
MN 1
MN 2
MN 3
MN 4
MN 5
MN 6
MN 7
MN 8
MN 9
MN 10
MN 11
MN 12
MN 13
MN 14
MN 15
MN 16
MN 17
MN 18
MN 19
MN 20
MN 21
MN 22
MN 23
MN 24
MN 25
MN 26
MN 27
MN 28
MN 29
MN 30
MN 31
MN 32
360 mins.
345 mins.
330 mins.
315 mins.
300 mins.
285 mins.
270 mins.
255 mins.
240 mins.
230 mins.
220 mins.
210 mins.
200 mins.
190 mins.
180 mins.
170 mins.
160 mins.
150 mins.
140 mins.
130 mins.
120 mins.
110 mins.
105 mins.
100 mins.
95 mins.
90 mins.
85 mins.
80 mins.
75 mins.
70 mins.
65 mins.
61 mins.
Additional information for cable/
satellite/STB (set-top box) users
The following instructions show how to use the timer
features of your STB with this recorder.
Setting up
1 Connect the STB’s audio/video outputs to a set of
audio/video inputs on this recorder.
2 Switch on both the STB and this recorder and
switch the recorder’s input function to the STB (L1,
L2 or L3).
To check that everything is connected properly, switch on
your TV and select this recorder as the video input. You
should see whatever the STB is tuned to.
3 Program the IR controller supplied with your STB
to send start/stop recording codes for a Pioneer VCR.
See the manual that came with the STB for how to do
this.
Only the REC and STOP codes have any effect when used
with this recorder:
• REC – Start recording
• STOP – Stop recording
4 Position the IR controller so that it will control
this recorder.
The IR sensor on the recorder is located just above the mark on the front panel.
Making a timer recording
1 Set the timer on the STB.
See the manual that came with your STB for how to do
this.
2 Switch on this recorder.
You must leave the recorder on until the recording
finishes.
• At the programmed times, the STB will start and stop
recording on this recorder.
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Language code list
Language (Language code letter), Language code
Japanese (ja), 1001
English (en), 0514
French (fr), 0618
German (de), 0405
Italian (it), 0920
Spanish (es), 0519
Chinese (zh), 2608
Dutch (nl), 1412
Portuguese (pt), 1620
Swedish (sv), 1922
Russian (ru), 1821
Korean (ko), 1115
Greek (el), 0512
Afar (aa), 0101
Abkhazian (ab), 0102
Afrikaans (af), 0106
Amharic (am), 0113
Arabic (ar), 0118
Assamese (as), 0119
Aymara (ay), 0125
Azerbaijani (az), 0126
Bashkir (ba), 0201
Byelorussian (be), 0205
Bulgarian (bg), 0207
Bihari (bh), 0208
Bislama (bi), 0209
Bengali (bn), 0214
Tibetan (bo), 0215
Breton (br), 0218
Catalan (ca), 0301
Corsican (co), 0315
Czech (cs), 0319
Welsh (cy), 0325
Danish (da), 0401
Bhutani (dz), 0426
Esperanto (eo), 0515
Estonian (et), 0520
Basque (eu), 0521
Persian (fa), 0601
Finnish (fi), 0609
Fiji (fj), 0610
Faroese (fo), 0615
Frisian (fy), 0625
Irish (ga), 0701
Scots-Gaelic (gd), 0704
Galician (gl), 0712
Guarani (gn), 0714
Gujarati (gu), 0721
Hausa (ha), 0801
Hindi (hi), 0809
Croatian (hr), 0818
Hungarian (hu), 0821
Armenian (hy), 0825
Interlingua (ia), 0901
Interlingue (ie), 0905
Inupiak (ik), 0911
Indonesian (in), 0914
Icelandic (is), 0919
Hebrew (iw), 0923
Yiddish (ji), 1009
Javanese (jw), 1023
Georgian (ka), 1101
Kazakh (kk), 1111
Greenlandic (kl), 1112
Cambodian (km), 1113
Kannada (kn), 1114
Kashmiri (ks), 1119
Kurdish (ku), 1121
Kirghiz (ky), 1125
Latin (la), 1201
Lingala (ln), 1214
Laothian (lo), 1215
Lithuanian (lt), 1220
Latvian (lv), 1222
Malagasy (mg), 1307
Maori (mi), 1309
Macedonian (mk), 1311
Malayalam (ml), 1312
Mongolian (mn), 1314
Moldavian (mo), 1315
Marathi (mr), 1318
Malay (ms), 1319
Maltese (mt), 1320
Burmese (my), 1325
Nauru (na), 1401
Nepali (ne), 1405
Norwegian (no), 1415
Occitan (oc), 1503
Oromo (om), 1513
Oriya (or), 1518
Panjabi (pa), 1601
Polish (pl), 1612
Pashto, Pushto (ps), 1619
Quechua (qu), 1721
Rhaeto-Romance (rm), 1813
Kirundi (rn), 1814
Romanian (ro), 1815
Kinyarwanda (rw), 1823
Sanskrit (sa), 1901
Sindhi (sd), 1904
Sangho (sg), 1907
Serbo-Croatian (sh), 1908
Sinhalese (si), 1909
Slovak (sk), 1911
Slovenian (sl), 1912
Samoan (sm), 1913
Shona (sn), 1914
Somali (so), 1915
Albanian (sq), 1917
Serbian (sr), 1918
Siswati (ss), 1919
Sesotho (st), 1920
Sundanese (su), 1921
Swahili (sw), 1923
Tamil (ta), 2001
Telugu (te), 2005
Tajik (tg), 2007
Thai (th), 2008
Tigrinya (ti), 2009
Turkmen (tk), 2011
Tagalog (tl), 2012
Setswana (tn), 2014
Tonga (to), 2015
Turkish (tr), 2018
Tsonga (ts), 2019
Tatar (tt), 2020
Twi (tw), 2023
Ukrainian (uk), 2111
Urdu (ur), 2118
Uzbek (uz), 2126
Vietnamese (vi), 2209
Volapük (vo), 2215
Wolof (wo), 2315
Xhosa (xh), 2408
Yoruba (yo), 2515
Zulu (zu), 2621
Malaysia, 1325, my
Mexico, 1324, mx
Netherlands, 1412, nl
New Zealand, 1426, nz
Norway, 1415, no
Pakistan, 1611, pk
Philippines, 1608, ph
Portugal, 1620, pt
Russian Federation, 1821, ru
Singapore, 1907, sg
Spain, 0519, es
Sweden, 1905, se
Switzerland, 0308, ch
Taiwan, 2023, tw
Thailand, 2008, th
United Kingdom, 0702, gb
USA, 2119, us
Country code list
Country, Country code, Country code letter
Argentina, 0118, ar
Australia, 0121, au
Austria, 0120, at
Belgium, 0205, be
Brazil, 0218, br
Canada, 0301, ca
Chile, 0312, cl
China, 0314, cn
Denmark, 0411, dk
Finland, 0609, fi
France, 0618, fr
Germany, 0405, de
Hong Kong, 0811, hk
India, 0914, in
Indonesia, 0904, id
Italy, 0920, it
Japan, 1016, jp
Korea, Republic of, 1118, kr
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On-screen displays and recorder displays
The table below shows a list of error messages that you may encounter when using the recorder and an explanation
of their meaning.
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Message
Explanation/Action
• Initializing disc. Please wait a moment.
When you load a blank DVD-RW disc, the recorder automatically
initializes it.
• Incompatible region number.
The disc loaded has an incompatible region number for the
recorder and so will not play.
• Cannot record any more titles.
• No more space for file management data.
• Cannot add any more chapter marks.
The disc control data limit has been reached, or the maximum
number of chapters and/or titles has been reached. Erase titles/
chapters or combine chapters.
• This disc cannot be recorded. Undo the finalization.
The disc was finalized on a non-Pioneer DVD recorder. Undo the
finalization in order to recording/editing.
• Cannot play this disc.
• This disc cannot be recorded.
• Cannot read the CPRM information.
• Could not record the information to the disc.
• Cannot edit.
• Could not initialize disc.
• Could not complete finalization successfully.
• Could not undo finalization successfully.
• Could not successfully unlock the disc.
The disc may be dirty or damaged. Take out the disc, clean it and
retry. If the error persists, use a new disc. If the error appears even
with a new disc, please consult a Pioneer Service Center.
• Incompatible or unreadable disc.
The disc loaded is a DVD-RAM, DVD+R/RW or some other
incompatible disc type. This display may also appear if the disc is
dirty or damaged.
• Cannot record to a disc that is not CPRM compatible.
• Cannot record this content using Video mode
recording.
The video source is copy-once protected. Use a VR mode DVD-RW
disc with CPRM for recording.
• This content is copy protected.
The video source is copy-protected and cannot be recorded.
• Incorrect CPRM information.
The recorder could not read the CPRM information. The recorder
may be damaged—please consult a Pioneer Service Center.
• The audio will conform to the [Dual Mono
Recording] setting.
When recording from an external input in Video mode, or in VR
mode set to MN 32, audio is recorded in Linear PCM format. You
can only record the left or right channel; not both.
• Repairing disc.
During recording, the power was cut. This display appears when
the power is restored.
• Could not repair the disc.
The recorder was unable to repair the disc after a power cut. The
contents of the recording will be lost.
• Overheating has stopped operation.
Press DISPLAY to clear this message.
The internal temperature of the recorder has exceeded the
operating limit. If this message reappears, please contact a
Pioneer authorized service center.
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Message
Explanation/Action
• There is no DV input or the input signal is unrecordable.
• Cannot preview because there is no DV input
or the input signal is unrecordable.
No signal was detected at the DV input/output jack. This may
appear if a blank section of DV tape is playing in the connected
camcorder. (Applicable to DVR-520H only.)
Handling discs
Damaged discs
When holding discs of any type, take care not to leave
fingerprints, dirt or scratches on the disc surface. Hold
the disc by its edge or by the center hole and edge.
Discs spin at high speed inside the recorder. If you can
see that a disc is cracked, chipped, warped, or otherwise
damaged, don't risk using it; you could end up damaging
the recorder.
Damaged or dirty discs can affect playback and
recording performance. Take care also not to scratch the
label side of the disc. Although not as fragile as the
recorded side, scratches can still result in a disc
becoming unusable.
Should a disc become marked with fingerprints, dust,
etc., clean using a soft, dry cloth, wiping the disc lightly
from the center to the outside edge as shown in the
diagram below.
If necessary, use a cloth soaked in alcohol, or a
commercially available CD/DVD cleaning kit to clean a
disc more thoroughly. Never use benzine, thinner or
other cleaning agents, including products designed for
cleaning vinyl records.
Storing discs
Although CDs and DVD discs are more durable than vinyl
records, you should still take care to handle and store
discs correctly. When you're not using a disc, return it to
its case and store upright. Avoid leaving discs in
excessively cold, humid, or hot environments (including
under direct sunlight).
Don't glue paper or put stickers onto the disc, or use a
pencil, ball-point pen or other sharp-tipped writing
instrument. These could all damage the disc.
This recorder is designed for use with conventional, fully
circular discs only. Use of shaped discs is not
recommended for this product. Pioneer disclaims all
liability arising in connection with the use of shaped
discs.
Cleaning the pickup lens
The DVD recorder’s lens should not become dirty in
normal use, but if for some reason it should malfunction
due to dust or dirt, consult your nearest Pioneerauthorized service center. Although lens cleaners for CD
players are commercially available, we do not
recommend using them since some may damage the
lens.
Condensation
Condensation may form inside the recorder if it is
brought into a warm room from outside, or if the
temperature of the room rises quickly. Although the
condensation won’t damage the recorder, it may
temporarily impair its performance. For this reason you
should leave it to adjust to the warmer temperature for
about an hour before switching on and using.
For more detailed care information see the instructions
that come with discs.
Do not load more than one disc into the recorder.
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Hints on installation
Glossary
We want you to enjoy using this unit for years to come, so
please bear in mind the following points when choosing
a suitable location for it:
Analog audio
Use in a well-ventilated room.
An electrical signal that directly represents sound.
Compare this to digital audio which can be an electrical
signal, but is an indirect representation of sound. See
also Digital audio.
Place on a solid, flat, level surface, such as a table,
shelf or stereo rack.
Aspect ratio
Do...
Don’t...
Use in a place exposed to high temperatures or
humidity, including near radiators and other heatgenerating appliances.
Place on a window sill or other place where the
recorder will be exposed to direct sunlight.
Use in a dusty or damp environment or in a room
where it will be exposed to excessive cigarette smoke.
Place directly on top of an amplifier, or other
component in your stereo system that becomes hot in
use.
Just as a book is split up into several chapters, a title on
the HDD/a DVD disc is usually divided into chapters. See
also Title.
Digital audio
Use in a kitchen or other room where the recorder
may be exposed to smoke or steam.
Use on a thick rug or carpet, or cover with cloth—this
may prevent proper cooling of the unit.
Dolby Digital
Place on an unstable surface, or one that is not large
enough to support all four of the unit’s feet.
Moving the recorder
If you need to move the recorder, first remove the disc, if
there’s one loaded, and close the disc tray. Next, press STANDBY/ON to switch the power to standby, checking
that the POWER OFF indication in the display goes off.
Wait at least two minutes. Lastly, disconnect the power
cord. Never lift or move the unit during playback or
recording—discs rotate at a high speed and may be
damaged.
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Chapter
An indirect representation of sound by numbers. During
recording, the sound is measured at discrete intervals
(44,100 times a second for CD audio) by an analog-todigital converter, generating a stream of numbers. On
playback, a digital-to-analog converter generates an
analog signal based on these numbers. See also
Sampling frequency and Analog audio.
Use near a television or monitor as you may
experience interference—especially if the television uses
an indoor antenna.
En
The width of a TV screen relative to its height.
Conventional TVs are 4:3 (in other words, the screen is
almost square); widescreen models are 16:9 (the screen
is almost twice as wide as it is high).
1
With multichannel audio, this high quality surround
system is used in many movie theaters around the world.
Manufactured under licence from Dolby Laboratories.
“Dolby” and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby
Laboratories.
DRM (Digital Rights Management)
DRM (Digital Rights Management) copy protection is a
technology designed to prevent unauthorized copying by
restricting playback, etc. of material on devices other the
PC (or other WMA recording equipment) used to record
it. For detailed information, please see the instruction
manuals or help files that came with your PC (or other
WMA recording equipment) and/or software.
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DTS
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MPEG video
The video format used for Video CDs and DVDs. Video CD
uses the older MPEG-1 standard, while DVD uses the
newer and much better quality MPEG-2 standard.
DTS stands for Digital Theater System. DTS is a surround
system different from Dolby Digital that has become a
popular surround sound format for movies.
“DTS” and “DTS Digital Out” are registered trademarks of
Digital Theater Systems, Inc.
Optical digital output
A jack that outputs digital audio in the form of light
pulses. Connect components with optical digital jacks
using a special optical cord, available from specialist
audio dealers.
Dynamic range
The difference between the quietest and loudest sounds
possible in an audio signal (without distorting or getting
lost in noise). Dolby Digital and DTS soundtracks are
capable of a wide dynamic range, delivering dramatic
cinema-like effects.
EXIF (Exchangeable Image File)
A file format developed by Fuji Photo Film for digital still
cameras. Digital cameras from various manufacturers
use this compressed file format which carries date, time
and thumbnail information, as well as the picture data.
File extension
A tag added to the end of a filename to indicate the type
of file. For example, “.mp3” indicates an MP3 file.
PCM (Pulse Code Modulation)
The most common system of encoding digital audio,
found on CDs and DAT. Excellent quality, but requires a
lot of data compared to formats such as Dolby Digital
and MPEG audio. For compatibility with digital audio
recorders (CD, MD and DAT) and AV amp/receivers with
digital inputs, this unit can convert Dolby Digital and
MPEG audio to PCM. See also Digital audio.
PBC (PlayBack Control) (Video CD only)
A system of navigating a Video CD through on-screen
menus recorded onto the disc. Especially good for discs
that you would normally not watch from beginning to end
all at once—karaoke discs, for example.
Progressive scan video
ISO 9660 format
International standard for the volume and file structure of
CD-ROM discs.
JPEG
A file format used for still images, such as photographs
and illustrations. JPEG files are identified by the file
extension “.jpg” or “.JPG”. Most digital cameras use this
format.
MP3
MP3 (MPEG1 audio layer 3) is a compressed audio file
format. Files are recognized by their file extension “.mp3”
or “.MP3”.
MPEG audio
An audio format used on Video CDs and some DVD
discs. This unit can convert MPEG audio to PCM format
for wider compatibility with digital recorders and AV
amp/receivers. See also PCM.
Also called non-interlaced video, this method of
displaying a picture updates all the lines in one pass,
resulting in a more stable, flicker-free image than
interlaced video (for a given scanning rate).
PureCinema
Video on a DVD disc may be either video material
(originally shot on video) or film material (originally shot
on film). Video material has a frame rate of 30 frames/
second, compared to 24 frames/second for film. This
recorder converts film material to 60 frames/second (in
progressive scan mode). PureCinema adjusts the picture
so that it matches more closely the picture quality of a
cinema screen.
You can see whether video on a DVD disc is film or video
material by displaying the transfer rate. If a ‘#’ appears
above the transfer rate display, it is film material.
Regions (DVD only)
1
ALL
(example region code marks)
Regions associate discs and players with particular
areas of the world. This unit will only play discs that have
compatible region codes. You can find the region code of
your unit by looking on the rear panel. Some discs are
compatible with more than one region (or all regions).
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Sampling frequency
The rate at which sound is measured to be turned into
digital audio data. The higher the rate, the better the
sound quality, but the more digital information is
generated. Standard CD audio has a sampling frequency
of 44.1kHz, which means 44,100 samples
(measurements) per second. See also Digital audio.
Title
A collection of chapters on a the HDD/DVD disc. See also
Chapter.
Track
Audio CDs and Video CDs use tracks to divide up the
content of a disc. The DVD equivalent is called a chapter.
See also Chapter.
WMA
WMA is short for Windows Media Audio and refers to an
audio compression technology developed by Microsoft
Corporation. WMA data can be encoded by using
Windows Media Player version 9 or Windows Media
Player for Windows XP. Files are recognized by their file
extension “.wma” or “.WMA”.
Microsoft, Windows Media, and the Windows logo are
trademarks, or registered trademarks of Microsoft
Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
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Timer
Specifications
Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 month/32 programs
Clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Quartz lock (12-hour digital display)
Power off memory . . . .Approx. 5 years (after manufacture)
General
System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . HDD, DVD-Video, DVD-R/RW,
Video-CD, CD,
CD-R/RW (WMA, MP3, JPEG, CD-DA)
Power requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120 V, 60 Hz
Power consumption
DVR-420H . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 W
DVR-520H . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 W
Power consumption in standby mode
0.48 W
(Front panel display: off)
Weight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 lb. 6 oz. / 4.7 kg
Dimensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 420 (W) x 59 (H) x 339 (D) mm
Operating temperature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .+5°C to +35°C
Operating humidity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5% to 85%
(no condensation)
TV format . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .NTSC
Recording
Recording format . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DVD Video Recording
DVD-VIDEO
Recordable discs
DVD-RW (DVD Re-recordable disc)
DVD-R (DVD Recordable disc)
Video recording format
Sampling frequency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13.5MHz
Compression format. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MPEG
Audio recording format
Sampling frequency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48kHz
Compression format. . . . . . . . .Dolby Digital or Linear PCM
(uncompressed)
Recording time
HDD
Fine (FINE) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Approx. 17 hours
Standard Play (SP) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Approx. 34 hours
Long Play (LP) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Approx. 68 hours
Extended Play (EP) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Approx. 102 hours
Manual Mode (MN) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Approx. 17–102 hours
Input/Output
VHF/UHF antenna input/output terminal . . . . VHF/UHF set
75 Ω (F-shape connector)
Video input . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Input 1 (rear), 3 (rear), 2 (front)
Input level . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Vp-p (75 Ω)
Jacks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RCA jack
Video output . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Output 1,2
Output level . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Vp-p (75 Ω)
Jacks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RCA jack
S-Video input . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Input 1, 3 (rear), 2 (front)
Y (luminance) - Input level . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Vp-p (75 Ω)
C (color) - Input level . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 286 mVp-p (75 Ω)
Jacks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 pin mini DIN
S-Video output . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Output 1,2
Y (luminance) - Output level . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Vp-p (75 Ω)
C (color) - Output level . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 286 mVp-p (75 Ω)
Jacks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 pin mini DIN
Component video output
Output level . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Y: 1.0 Vp-p (75 Ω)
PB, PR: 0.7 Vp-p (75 Ω)
Jacks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RCA jacks
Audio input. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Input 1, 3 (rear), 2 (front) L/R
Input level
During audio input . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2V rms
(Input impedance: more than 22 kΩ)
Jacks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RCA jacks
Audio output . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Output 1,2 L/R
During audio output . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2V rms
(Output impedance: less than 1.5 kΩ)
Jacks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RCA jacks
Control input . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mini jack
DV input/output (DVR-520H only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 pin
(i.LINK/IEEE 1394 standard)
Supplied accessories
DVD-R/DVD-RW
Fine (FINE) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Approx. 1 hour
Standard Play (SP) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Approx. 2 hours
Long Play (LP) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Approx. 4 hours
Extended Play (EP) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Approx. 6 hours
Manual Mode (MN) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Approx. 1–6 hours
Remote control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Dry cell batteries (AA/R6P) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Audio / Video cable (red/white/yellow) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
RF antenna cable. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Power cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Operating Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Warranty card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Tuner
Note: The specifications and design of this product are subject
to change without notice, due to improvement.
Receivable channels
VHF. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–13ch
UHF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14–69ch
CATV. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C1–C125ch
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Index
A
Adjusting the picture quality 91 – 93
Audio DRC 93
Audio language 23, 42, 99
Audio settings 97 – 99
Auto language 99, 100
C
Camcorder - see DV camcorder
Changing TV channels 28, 106
Chase play - see Simultaneous recording and playback
Component video 14, 16, 27, 96
Copy List 60 – 71, 102, 110
CPRM 45, 114
D
Disc and file formats 11, 107
Disc compatibility - see Disc and file formats
Disc Navigator 35 – 36, 73 – 85, 101
Dolby Digital 8, 27, 42, 43, 45, 93, 98, 116
Dual mono audio 22, 97
DV camcorder 9, 55, 56, 111
E
Easy Timer Recording 8, 47
Editing recordings 73 – 85
F
Finalizing discs 33, 56, 90
Original content 9, 13, 23, 33, 73, 75, 76 – 80, 84
OSD - see On-screen display (OSD)
P
PBC (PlayBack Control for Video CD) 31, 35, 117
PhotoViewer 87 – 88
Picture quality - see Adjusting the picture quality and
Recording quality
Play List 9, 13, 22, 23, 33, 73, 76, 81 – 85
Play Mode menu 23, 39 – 41
Program play 40, 40 – 41
Progressive scan video 8, 22, 26, 34, 92, 97, 117
R
Recording 8 – 9, 28, 34, 44 – 57
Recording quality 44, 45, 91
Recovery recording 9, 47, 49
Remote control 10, 23, 95
Repeat play 40, 41
Rotating (a JPEG picture) 88
S
SAP - see TV audio channel
Scanning 24, 37
Setting up 25 – 27, 106
Simultaneous recording and playback 8, 34, 53
Slow motion playback 38
Subtitle langauge 23, 25, 42, 99, 100
T
Initializing discs 44, 57, 90, 102
Timer recording 8, 22, 24, 34, 47 – 53, 54
TV aspect ratio 26, 102, 107
TV audio channel 22, 29, 46, 97
J
V
I
JPEG picture files 9, 12, 33, 87 – 88, 117
M
Manual channel setup 96
Manual recording mode (MN) 22, 45, 101, 112
MP3 audio 9, 11, 31, 117
MPEG audio 99, 117
VCR Plus+ 8, 23, 50 – 51, 96
Video mode 9, 11, 12, 22, 34, 44, 56, 57, 59, 90, 102,
110, 112
Video settings 91 – 93, 96 – 97
VR mode 12, 22, 44, 46, 56, 57, 59, 76, 81, 90, 102, 103,
110, 112
W
O
WMA audio 9, 11, 31, 118
One Touch Copy 8, 21, 23, 58, 59 – 60, 110
One Touch Recording 9, 46
On-screen display (OSD) 25, 32, 99
Optimized recording 9, 50, 62, 101, 110
Z
Zooming (a JPEG picture) 88
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Should this product require service in the U.S.A. and you wish to locate the nearest Pioneer
Authorized Independent Service Company, or if you wish to purchase replacement parts,
operating instructions, service manuals, or accessories, please call the number shown
below.
800–421–1404
Please do not ship your product to Pioneer without first calling the Customer Support
Division at the above listed number for assistance.
Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc.
Customer Support Division
P.O. BOX 1760, Long Beach,
CA 90801-1760, U.S.A.
For warranty information please see the Limited Warranty sheet included with your product.
Should this product require service in Canada, please contact a Pioneer Canadian
Authorized Dealer to locate the nearest Pioneer Authorized Service Company in Canada.
Alternatively, please contact the Customer Satisfaction Department at the following address:
Pioneer Electronics of Canada, Inc.
Customer Satisfaction Department
300 Allstate Parkway, Markham, Ontario L3R OP2
1(877)283-5901
For warranty information please see the Limited Warranty sheet included with your product.
Si ce produit doit être réparé au Canada, veuillez vous adresser à un distributeur autorisé
Pioneer du Canada pour obtenir le nom du Centre de Service Autorisé Pioneer le plus près
de chez-vous. Vous pouvez aussi contacter le Service à la clientèle de Pioneer:
Pioneer Électroniques du Canada, Inc.
Service à la clientèle
300, Allstate Parkway, Markham, Ontario L3R OP2
1(877)283-5901
Pour obtenir des renseignements sur la garantie, veuillez vous reporter au feuillet sur la
garantie restreinte qui accompagne le produit.
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