JVC HR-XVC29SUM VCR User Manual

JVC HR-XVC29SUM VCR User Manual
Introduction
Preparation
DVD PLAYER &
VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDER
Advanced Operations
Operations on
DVD Deck
Operations on
VCR Deck
HR-XVC29SUM
Additional Information
INSTRUCTIONS
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Enjoy Playback of DVD & Video Cassette
All
All in
in This
This Combo
Combo Unit
Unit
Region code of DVD VIDEO
Supplied accessories
This unit can play back DVD VIDEO discs whose
region code numbers include “4.”
Examples of playable DVD VIDEO discs:
If anything is missing, consult your dealer immediately.
• RF cable
• Remote
• “AA” battery x 2
• Conversion plug
ALL
4
45
1 2
3 4
123
456
The unit’s region code is printed on the rear of the unit.
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SAFETY FIRST ........................................................... 4
Buttons, Connectors, and Indicators ............................ 7
Preparation
Introduction
Introduction
Connections .............................................................. 9
Basic Connections ................................................... 9
Component Video Connection ................................ 10
Plug&Play Set.......................................................... 11
Monitor Set (DVD deck)........................................... 12
Language Set .......................................................... 12
Clock Set ................................................................. 14
Tuner Set ................................................................. 15
Preparation
Initial Settings .......................................................... 11
Operations on VCR Deck
Playback on VCR Deck ............................................... 16
Recording ................................................................. 20
Basic Recording ...................................................... 20
Recording Features ................................................. 20
Timer Recording ........................................................ 21
Operations on
VCR Deck
Basic Playback ........................................................ 16
Playback Features ................................................... 18
Express Timer Programming ................................... 21
Satellite Auto Recording .......................................... 23
Operations on DVD Deck
Basic Playback ........................................................ 24
Playback Features ................................................... 24
Menu Bar Functions ................................................ 26
MP3/JPEG Files Playback ...................................... 27
Advanced Operations
Operations on
DVD Deck
Playback on DVD Deck ............................................... 24
Editing with another video recorder
or a camcorder ..................................................... 28
Dubbing from DVD to VCR ...................................... 29
System Connections ................................................... 30
Connecting To A Dolby Digital Decoder or
An Amplifier With A Built-in DTS (DVD deck only) ....... 30
Other Functions ......................................................... 31
Subsidiary Settings .................................................... 32
Advanced Operations
Editing ...................................................................... 28
Additional Information
Troubleshooting ........................................................ 36
Questions & Answers ................................................. 37
Language Code List .................................................... 38
Specifications ............................................................ 38
List of Terms ............................................................. 39
Additional Information
Mode Set (VCR deck).............................................. 32
Mode Set (DVD deck).............................................. 34
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Dear Customer,
Thank you for purchasing the JVC DVD player & VHS
video cassette recorder. Before use, please read the
safety information and precautions to ensure safe use
of your new unit.
SAFETY FIRST
CAUTIONS
WARNING: DANGEROUS VOLTAGE INSIDE
WARNING: TO PREVENT FIRE OR SHOCK HAZARD,
DO NOT EXPOSE THIS UNIT TO RAIN OR
MOISTURE.
The POWER
button does not completely shut off
mains power from the unit, but switches operating
current on and off. “ ” shows electrical power
standby and “ ” shows ON.
CAUTION:
A DVD/VCR IS A CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT.
HOWEVER THIS DVD/VCR USES A VISIBLE
LASER BEAM WHICH COULD CAUSE
HAZARDOUS RADIATION EXPOSURE IF
DIRECTED. BE SURE TO OPERATE THE UNIT
CORRECTLY AS INSTRUCTED.
WHEN THIS DVD/VCR IS PLUGGED INTO THE
WALL OUTLET, DO NOT PLACE YOUR EYES
CLOSE TO THE OPENING OF THE DISC TRAY
AND OTHER OPENINGS TO LOOK INTO THE
INSIDE OF THIS DVD/VCR.
USE OF CONTROLS OR ADJUSTMENTS OR
PERFORMANCE OF PROCEDURES OTHER THAN
THOSE SPECIFIED HEREIN MAY RESULT IN
HAZARDOUS RADIATION EXPOSURE.
DO NOT OPEN COVERS AND DO NOT REPAIR
YOURSELF. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED
PERSONNEL.
IMPORTANT
7 Please read the various precautions on page 4 and
5 before installing or operating the unit.
7 It may be unlawful to record or play back
copyrighted material without the consent of the
copyright owner.
CAUTION
7 When you are not using the unit for a long period
of time, it is recommended that you disconnect the
power cord from the AC outlet.
7 Dangerous voltage inside. Refer internal servicing
to qualified service personnel. To prevent electric
shock or fire hazard, remove the power cord from
the AC outlet prior to connecting or disconnecting
any signal lead or aerial.
7 Changes or modifications not approved by JVC
could void user’s authority to operate the
equipment.
The rating plate and safety caution are on the rear of
the unit.
This unit is produced to comply with Standard IEC
60065.
POWER SYSTEM:
This set operates on voltage of AC 110 – 220V
50/60 Hz with automatic switching.
,
Use the conversion plug (provided) depending on the
type of your AC WALL outlet.
CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT
REPRODUCTION OF LABELS
WARNING LABEL INSIDE OF THE UNIT
When the equipment is installed in a cabinet or a shelf, make sure that it has sufficient space on all sides to allow for
ventilation (10 cm or more on both sides, on top and at the rear.)
When discarding batteries, environmental problems must be considered and the local rules or laws governing the
disposal of these batteries must be followed strictly.
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BEFORE YOU INSTALL YOUR NEW UNIT . . .
. . . please read the sections/literature listed below.
• “CAUTIONS” ☞ pg. 4.
Preparation
Operations on
DVD Deck
The heads get dirty in the following cases:
• in an environment prone to extreme temperature or
humidity
• in a dusty environment
• flaw, dirt or mold on video tapes
• continuous usage for a long time
Use a dry cleaning cassette — ECL-3F — when:
• Rough, poor picture appears while a tape is played
back.
• The picture is unclear or no picture appears.
• “USE CLEANING CASSETTE” appears on the
screen (only with “SUPERIMPOSE” set to “ON” (
☞ pg. 32)).
Operations on
VCR Deck
Video heads cleaning
HOW TO USE THIS INSTRUCTION MANUAL
• All major sections and subsections are listed in
the Table Of Contents on page 3. Use this when
searching for information on a specific procedure or
feature.
• Buttons, connectors, and indicators on the front and
rear panel, the front display panel, and the Remote
are illustrated on pages 7 and 8.
• The ☞ mark signals a reference to another page for
instructions or related information.
• Operation buttons necessary for the various
procedures are indicated through the use of
illustrations at the bottom of pages.
Advanced Operations
Failure to heed the following precautions may
result in damage to the unit, Remote or video
cassette.
1. DO NOT place the unit —
– in an environment prone to extreme
temperatures or humidity.
– in direct sunlight.
– in a dusty environment.
– in an environment where strong magnetic fields
are generated.
– on a surface that is unstable or subject to
vibration.
2. DO NOT block the unit’s ventilation openings
or holes.
(If the ventilation openings or holes are blocked
by a newspaper or cloth, etc., the heat may not be
able to get out.)
3. DO NOT place heavy objects on the unit or
Remote.
4. DO NOT place anything which might spill on
top of the unit or Remote.
(If water or liquid is allowed to enter this
equipment, fire or electric shock may be caused.)
5. DO NOT expose the apparatus to dripping or
splashing.
6. DO NOT use this equipment in a bathroom or
places with water. Also DO NOT place any
containers filled with water or liquids (such as
cosmetics or medicines, flower vases, potted
plants, cups, etc.) on top of this unit.
7. DO NOT place any naked flame sources, such
as lighted candles, on the apparatus.
8. AVOID violent shocks to the unit during
transport.
ATTENTION
To mobile phone users:
Using a mobile phone in the vicinity of the unit may
cause picture vibration on the TV screen or change
the screen to a blue back display.
On placing the unit:
Some TVs or other appliances generates strong
magnetic fields. Do not place such appliance on top
of the unit as it may cause picture disturbance.
Additional Information
• Manufactured under license from Dolby
Laboratories. “Dolby” and the double-D symbol are
trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
• “DTS” and “DTS 2.0 + Digital Out” are trademarks
of Digital Theater Systems, Inc.
• Cassettes marked “VHS” (or “S-VHS”) can be used
with this unit. However, S-VHS recording is not
possible with this model.
• This model is equipped with SQPB (S-VHS QUASI
PLAYBACK) that makes it possible to play back SVHS recordings with regular VHS resolution.
• HQ VHS is compatible with existing VHS
equipment.
• This product incorporates copyright protection
technology that is protected by U.S. patents and
other intellectual property rights. Use of this
copyright protection technology must be authorized
by Macrovision, and is intended for home and
other limited viewing uses only unless otherwise
authorized by Macrovision. Reverse engineering or
disassembly is prohibited.
Moisture in the air will condense on the unit when
you move it from a cold place to a warm place, or
under extremely humid conditions—just as water
droplets form in the surface of a glass filled with
cold liquid. Moisture condensation on the head drum
will cause damage to the tape. In conditions where
condensation may occur, keep the unit turned on for
a few hours to let the moisture dry.
Introduction
MOISTURE CONDENSATION
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Usable cassette
Playable discs
Full-Size VHS
T-30 (ST-30**)
T-60 (ST-60**)
T-90 (ST-90**)
T-120 (ST-120**)
T-160 (ST-160**)
T-210 (ST-210**)
• DVD VIDEO, Audio CD, Video CD, SVCD (8 cm/12 cm
disc)
Compact VHS*
TC-20 (ST-C20**)
TC-30 (ST-C30**)
TC-40 (ST-C40**)
* Compact VHS camcorder recordings can be played
on this unit. Simply place the recorded cassette into a
VHS Cassette Adapter and it can be used just like
any full-sized VHS cassette.
** This unit can record on regular VHS and Super VHS
cassettes. However, it will record regular VHS signals
only.
• S-VHS recording is not possible with this unit.
• This unit is equipped with SQPB (S-VHS QUASI
PLAYBACK) that lets you watch tapes recorded in
the S-VHS format with regular VHS resolution.
• SQPB does not deliver Super VHS resolution.
• DVD-R/-RW written in the DVD VIDEO mode
• CD-R/RW written in the SVCD, Video CD or Audio CD
format
• CD-R/RW written in MP3/JPEG in accordance with the
“ISO 9660” format
Supported Digital audio formats:
Linear PCM, Dolby Digital, DTS (Digital Theater
Systems)*
NOTES
• If a disc gets dirty, scratched or warped, or due to the disc
characteristics or recording conditions, the player may not
be able to play back such discs.
• The player can play back audio signals recorded in
MIX-MODE CD, CD-G, CD-EXTRA and CD TEXT.
• With some discs, operations may not be possible.
* To play back DTS-encoded DVD VIDEO or DTSencoded Audio CD discs correctly, connect the
player to an amplifier with a built-in DTS decoder.
Unplayable discs
If you try to play back discs listed below, noise may be
generated and causes damage to speakers.
• DVD-RW written in the VR mode
• DVD-ROM, DVD-RAM, DVD AUDIO, CD-ROM,
PHOTO CD, SACD
• Unfinalized discs
• Discs of irregular shape or discs with tape, seals or
paste on either the label side or playback side.
Playing back these discs may damage the player.
The Non-DVD side of a “DualDisc” does not comply with
the “Compact Disc Digital Audio” standard.
Therefore, the use of Non-DVD side of a DualDisc on
this product may not be recommended.
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POWER
VCR/DVD 7 STOP Disc tray
Cassette loading slot
Remote sensor
0 EJECT VIDEO/AUDIO input connectors
(Cassette)
0 OPEN/CLOSE
(Disc tray)
3 PLAY
¶ REC FF ¡ CH +/–
1 REW PROGRESSIVE SCAN
Preparation
Front View
Introduction
Buttons, Connectors, and Indicators
Front Display Panel
VCR Indicator
Multi-information window*
DVD Indicator
Progressive Mode Indicator
Operations on
VCR Deck
Operation Mode Indicator
VHS Indicator
Satellite Auto Recording
Indicator
For VCR deck: Channel/auxiliary input/clock/tape counter information will be displayed.
For DVD deck: The current group/title/track/chapter number(s), time, and status information will be
displayed.
Rear View
VHF/UHF Antenna
Input Connector
Region Number Label
AC Power Cord
AUDIO/VIDEO OUTPUT Connectors
4
DIGITAL AUDIO OUT Connector*
VHF/UHF Antenna
Output Connector
AUDIO OUTPUT Connectors*
* These connectors are only for DVD deck.
Additional Information
* You can change the information by pressing DISPLAY on the Remote as follows:
Advanced Operations
Operations on
DVD Deck
“Timer” Indicator
COMPONENT VIDEO OUT Connectors*
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Remote
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Power Button (POWER)
TV Power Button (TV POWER)
TV/VCR/DVD switch
DVD Button
VCR Button
Number Buttons
Daily Button (DAILY)
Cancel Button (CANCEL), Reset Button (C.RESET)
Auxiliary Button (AUX)
Start Time Button (START +/–), Repeat Button
(REPEAT), Zooming Button (ZOOM)
Stop Time Button (STOP +/–), On-Screen Button
(ON SCREEN)
Programing Button (PROG)
Top Menu Button (TOP MENU), SP/EP Button
Program Check Button (PROG. CHECK), Return
Button (RETURN)
@/#/%/fi Button, ENTER Button, VCR Channel
Button (VCR CH +/–)
Set Up Button (SET UP)
Rewind Button (1 REW)
Record Button (¶ REC)
Reverse Skip/Index Button (4 SKIP/INDEX),
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Review Button (
Forward Skip/Index Button (¢ SKIP/INDEX)
DVD Picture Button (DVD PICTURE)
Sound Effect Button (SOUND EFFECT)
TV Muting Button (MUTE)/Audio Monitor Button
(A.MONITOR)
TV/VCR Button
TV Volume Button (TV VOL+/–)
Weekly Button (WEEKLY)
TV Channel Button (TV CH +/–)
Channel Button (CH +/–)
Date Button (DATE +/–), Subtitle Button (SUBTITLE),
Angle Button (ANGLE)
Timer Button (TIMER)
Menu Button (MENU)
Satellite Auto Recording Button (REC LINK)
Display Button (DISPLAY)
Play Button (3 PLAY)
Fast Forward Button (FF ¡)
Stop Button (7 STOP)/Clear Button* (CLEAR)
* Does not function with this unit.
Pause Button (8 PAUSE)
One Touch Replay Button ( )
Skip Search Button ( )
Tracking Button (TRACKING +/–)
How to use the Remote
Before use, insert two AA size batteries into the Remote with the polarity (ª and ·)
matched correctly as indicated on the Remote.
• Point the Remote toward the remote sensor.
• The maximum operating distance of the Remote is about 8 m.
The Remote can operate most of your unit’s functions, as well as basic functions of
TV sets of JVC.
Buttons with a small dot on the left side of the name (TV POWER ( ), TV/VCR, TV
VOL+/–, TV CH +/–, MUTE) can also be used to operate a JVC’s TV after setting
the TV/VCR/DVD switch to the left.
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Coaxial cable
Flat feeder
Matching transformer
(not supplied)
AUDIO
OUTPUT
AC Outlet
AC Power Cord
VIDEO OUTPUT
Back of unit
VHF/UHF
IN
Audio/video cable
(not supplied)
VHF/UHF OUT
To Audio/video
input connectors
RF cable
(supplied)
To 75 ohm
Terminal
!
Plug the end of the AC power cord into an AC
outlet.
⁄
Set the VCR channel.
The VCR channel is the channel on which you can
watch the picture from the unit on the TV only when
using RF connection. With RF connection, set the
VCR channel to “3 CH” or “4 CH.”
• The VCR channel is preset to “3 CH.” Set to “4 CH” if
the Channel 3 is used for broadcasting in your area.
• With AV connection, set the VCR channel to “– CH”
(off).
To set the VCR channel, perform the following steps:
Before performing the following steps:
• Make sure there is no cassette inserted in the unit.
• Make sure the unit is turned on, then press
VCR/DVD on the unit so that the VHS indicator
lights up on the front display panel.
1 Press POWER on the unit to turn off the unit,
then press 7 STOP on the unit for more than 5
seconds. “3 CH” appears on the front display
panel.
2 Press CH +/– on the unit to select “3 CH,” “4 CH,”
or “– CH” (off), then press POWER on the unit.
• If Plug&Play or Tuner setting has not previously
been performed, the Language Select screen
appears and Plug&Play takes place automatically.
Additional Information
TV
AV Connection
1 Connect the antenna, unit and TV as per “RF
Connection.”
2 Connect an optional audio/video cable between
the AUDIO/VIDEO OUTPUT connectors on the
rear panel of the unit and the TV’s audio/video
input connectors.
• Set your TV to AV mode.
Preparation
Antenna or Cable
Introduction
Connect the unit to TV.
RF Connection
1 Disconnect the TV antenna from the TV.
2 Connect the TV antenna cable to the VHF/UHF
IN connector on the rear panel of the unit.
3 Connect the supplied RF cable between the
VHF/UHF OUT connector on the rear panel of
the unit and the TV’s antenna terminal.
Operations on
VCR Deck
Basic Connections
Place the unit on a stable, horizontal surface.
Operations on
DVD Deck
~
Ÿ
Advanced Operations
Connections
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Component Video Connection
(For high-quality DVD pictures)
ATTENTION
Be sure to connect the unit’s VIDEO OUTPUT (DVD/
VCR) connector to the TV’s VIDEO input connector.
Antenna or Cable
~
Ÿ
Coaxial cable
Flat feeder
Connect the unit to TV.
1 Connect the antenna, unit and TV as per “Basic
Connections.” (☞ pg. 9)
2 Connect the unit’s COMPONENT VIDEO OUTPUT
connector to the TV’s component video input
connector.
Matching transformer
(not supplied)
!
Plug the end of the AC power cord into an AC
outlet.
⁄
Set the VCR channel to off.
AC Outlet
AUDIO OUTPUT
VIDEO OUTPUT
AC Power Cord
Place the unit on a stable, horizontal surface.
AUDIO OUTPUT
COMPONENT VIDEO OUT
VHF/UHF
IN
Back of unit
VHF/UHF
OUT
Before performing the following steps:
• Make sure there is no cassette inserted in the unit.
• Make sure the unit is turned on, then press
VCR/DVD on the unit so that the VHS indicator lights
up on the front display panel.
1 Press POWER on the unit to turn off the unit, then
press 7 STOP on the unit for more than 5 seconds.
“3 CH” appears on the front display panel.
2 Press CH +/– on the unit to select “3 CH,” “4 CH,” or
“– CH” (off), then press POWER on the unit.
NOTES:
Component
Video cable
(not supplied)
Audio cable
(not supplied)
To Component
Video/audio Input
connector
Audio/video
cable
(not supplied)
• If Plug&Play or Tuner setting has not previously been
performed, the Language Select screen appears and
Plug&Play takes place automatically.
• By using the component video connection, you can view
the images in the progressive mode. For switching to the
progressive mode, refer to “Scan Mode Set (DVD deck
only).” (☞ pg. 11)
• To enjoy playback of DVD with the component video
connection, set the TV’s input to the component video input.
To Audio/video
input connectors
RF cable
(supplied)
TV
To 75 ohm Terminal
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~
Select the DVD deck.
Press VCR/DVD on the unit so that the DVD
indicator lights up on the front display panel.
Ÿ
Switch the mode.
1 Press and hold PROGRESSIVE SCAN on the
unit for more than 3 seconds.
The current scan mode blinks on the front display
panel.
2 While the current scan mode blinks, press @ #
to select “
(ProGr)” (for the progressive
scan mode) or “
(IntEr)” (for the
interlaced scan mode), then press ENTER.
• If the current scan mode stops blinking before
you make the setting, start from step 1 again.
NOTE:
When the progressive scan mode is selected, the
Progressive mode indicator ( ) lights up on the front
display panel.
Introduction
Plug&Play Set
Plug&Play setting starts automatically when you
press POWER for the first time to turn on the unit.
• Turn on the TV and select the VCR channel (or
AV mode).
• Slide the TV/VCR/DVD switch on the Remote to
the right.
Press POWER to perform Plug&Play setup.
Preparation
~
Ÿ
Select language.
Press %fi to move the
highlight bar (arrow) to your
desired language, then
press ENTER.
• The Clock Set screen
appears.
!
Set time.
Press %fi to set the hour,
then press ENTER.
• Press and hold either
button to delay or advance
the time by 30 minutes.
⁄
Operations on
VCR Deck
• Turn on the TV and select the VCR channel (or
AV mode).
• Slide the TV/VCR/DVD switch on the Remote to
right.
Initial Settings
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Set date.
Press %fi to set the date, then press ENTER.
• Press and hold either button to change the date by
15 days.
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Set year.
Press %fi to set the year.
¤
Start auto channel set.
Press SET UP.
• Receivable channels in
your area are automatically
assigned to the CH+/–
buttons, and non-receivable
channels are skipped.
• If the tuner channels have been set properly “SCAN
COMPLETED” will be displayed on the screen. If
“SCAN COMPLETED–NO SIGNAL–” is displayed
on the screen, make sure that the antenna cable is
connected to the VCR properly and press ENTER
on the Remote. The unit will try Auto Channel Set
again.
Press SET UP to return to normal screen.
Additional Information
#
Operations on
DVD Deck
This unit supports the progressive scan system as
well as the conventional interlaced scan system.
If your TV equipped with component video
connectors supports the progressive video input,
you can enjoy a high quality picture by setting the
progressive scan mode to active.
• Refer also to the instruction manuals supplied with
your TV.
• If your TV equipped with component video
connectors does not support the progressive
video input, do not change the scan mode to the
“PROGRESSIVE.”
Advanced Operations
Scan Mode Set (DVD deck only)
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Initial Settings (continued)
Language Set
You can change the language settings manually as
required.
Monitor Set (DVD deck)
You can select the monitor type depending the TV used
when you playback DVD VIDEO disc recorded for widescreen TVs.
• Turn on the TV and select the VCR channel (or AV
mode).
• Slide the TV/VCR/DVD switch on the Remote to the
right.
~
PICTURE
MONITOR TYPE
4:3LB
PICTURE SOURCE
AUTO
SCREEN SAVER
ON
FILE TYPE
AUDIO
Access the DVD Set Up Menu screen.
1 Press SET UP.
2 Press @ #to select “
!
PICTURE.”
Select the mode.
Press %fi to move the highlight to “MONITOR TYPE,”
then press ENTER.
⁄
Select the mode setting.
Press %fi to select the desired setting, then press
ENTER.
16:9
[16:9] (Wide television screen)
For a wide-screen (16:9) TV.
[4:3 LB] (Letter Box conversion)
For a normal (16:9) TV. Displays a widescreen picture to fit the width of the TV
screen keeping the aspect ratio.
[4:3 PS] (Pan Scan conversion)
For a normal (16:9) TV. The picture is
zoomed up to filling the screen vertically
and the left and right sides of the picture
are cut off.
@
On-screen Language Set (VCR deck)
~
Select the DVD deck.
Press DVD on the Remote so
that the DVD indicator lights up
on the front display panel.
Ÿ
• Turn on the TV and select the VCR channel (or AV
mode).
• Slide the TV/VCR/DVD switch on the Remote to the
right.
4:3 LB
Select the VCR deck.
Press VCR on the Remote so that the VHS indicator
lights up on the front display panel.
Ÿ
Access the Main Menu
screen, then select the
Initial Set.
1 Press SET UP to access
the Main Menu screen.
2 Press %fi to move the
highlight bar (arrow) to
“AJUSTE INICIAL,” then press ENTER.
!
Select the language.
Press %fi to move the
highlight bar (arrow) to
“IDIOMA,” then press
ENTER repeatedly until
the desired language is
selected.
⁄
AJUSTE INICIAL
AJUSTE DE RELOJ
IDIOMA
INGLÉS
ELEGIR CON ( , ) Y (ENTER)
PULSE (SET UP) P/TERMINAR
Return to the normal screen.
Press SET UP.
4:3 PS
Return to the normal screen.
Press SET UP.
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Menu/Audio/Subtitle Language Set
This DVD deck offers you the choice to view onscreen messages in 3 different languages.
(DVD deck only)
~
Some DVD discs contain the DVD menu display,
audio, subtitle in the multiple language. With these
discs, you can set the default language.
Ÿ
Access the DVD Set
Up Menu screen.
1 Press SET UP.
2 Press @ # to select
“
LANGUAGE.”
!
Select the mode.
Press %fi to move the
highlight to “ON SCREEN
LANGUAGE,” then press
ENTER.
⁄
LANGUAGE
MENU LANGUAGE
ENGLISH
AUDIO LANGUAGE
ENGLISH
SUBTITLE
OFF
ON SCREEN LANGUAGE ENGLISH
LANGUAGE
MENU LANGUAGE
ENGLISH
AUDIO LANGUAGE
ENGLISH
SUBTITLE
OFF
ON SCREEN LANGUAGE ENGLISH
Select the mode setting.
Press %fi to select the desired setting, then press
ENTER.
@
Return to the normal screen.
Press SET UP.
~
Select the DVD deck.
Press DVD on the Remote so that the DVD indicator
lights up on the front display panel.
Ÿ
Access the DVD Set
Up Menu screen.
1 Press SET UP.
2 Press @ # to select
“
LANGUAGE.”
!
Select the mode.
Press %fi to move the
highlight to the mode you
want to change, then press
ENTER.
⁄
LANGUAGE
MENU LANGUAGE
ENGLISH
AUDIO LANGUAGE
ENGLISH
SUBTITLE
OFF
ON SCREEN LANGUAGE ENGLISH
LANGUAGE
MENU LANGUAGE
ENGLISH
AUDIO LANGUAGE
ENGLISH
SUBTITLE
OFF
ON SCREEN LANGUAGE ENGLISH
Select the mode setting.
Press %fi to select the desired setting, then press
ENTER.
• See “Language Code List.” ( ☞ pg. 38)
@
Preparation
Press DVD on the Remote so that the DVD indicator
lights up on the front display panel.
Operations on
VCR Deck
Select the DVD deck.
Introduction
On-screen Language Set (DVD deck)
Return to the normal screen.
Press SET UP.
Additional Information
Advanced Operations
When the selected language is not available on the disc,
the disc’s default menu language is played back.
Operations on
DVD Deck
NOTE:
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Initial Settings (continued)
Clock Set
Perform clock setting only if the clock has not been set
correctly by the Plug&Play setting.
• Turn on the TV and select the VCR channel (or AV
mode).
• Slide the TV/VCR/DVD switch on the Remote to the
right.
~
Select the VCR deck.
Press VCR on the Remote so that the VHS indicator
lights up on the front display panel.
Ÿ
Access the Main Menu screen.
Press SET UP.
!
Access the Initial Set
screen.
@
Set the time.
Press %fi to set the hour, then
press ENTER.
• Press and hold %fi to
change the time by 30
minutes.
¤
5
Set the date.
Press %fi to set the date, then press ENTER.
• Press and hold %fi to change the date by 15 days.
#
Set the year.
Press %fi to set the year.
‹
Start clock.
Press SET UP and normal screen appears.
To make corrections any time during the process
Press ENTER repeatedly until the item you want to
change blinks, then press %fi.
Press %fi to move the
highlight bar (arrow) to
“INITIAL SET,” then press
ENTER.
⁄
Access the Clock Set
screen.
Press %fi to move the
highlight bar (arrow) to
“CLOCK SET,” then press
ENTER.
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~
Select the VCR deck.
Press VCR on the Remote so that the VHS indicator
lights up on the front display panel.
Ÿ
Access the Main Menu
screen, then select the
Tuner Set.
1 Press SET UP.
2 Press %fi to move the
highlight bar (arrow) to
“TUNER SET,” then
press ENTER.
!
Perform Auto Channel
Set.
Press %fi to move the
highlight bar (arrow) to
“AUTO CHANNEL SET,”
then press ENTER. You
can automatically set the
receivable channels in your
area in the order of their
frequencies.
• When Auto Channel Set is
complete, “SCAN
COMPLETED” appears on
the TV screen.
• If the scan was unsuccessful, “SCAN
COMPLETED-NO SIGNAL-” appears on screen.
Check the connections and start again.
⁄
Return to the normal screen.
Ÿ
1 Press SET UP.
2 Press %fi to move the highlight bar (arrow) to
“TUNER SET,” then press ENTER.
!
Access the Manual
Channel Set screen.
Press %fi to move the
highlight bar (arrow) to
“MANUAL CHANNEL SET,”
then press ENTER.
⁄
Add or skip the desired
channels.
To add channels
1 Press the number
keys to input a channel
number you want to add.
2 Press ENTER to set to
“ADD.”
3 Repeat 1 to 2 to add other channels.
To skip channels
1 Press %fi or the number buttons to select a
channel number you want to skip.
2 Press ENTER to set to “SKIP.”
3 Repeat 1 to 2 to skip other channels.
@
Introduction
Access the Main Menu screen, then select the
Tuner Set.
Return to the normal screen.
Press SET UP.
Additional Information
Press SET UP.
Select the VCR deck.
Press VCR on the Remote so that the VHS indicator
lights up on the front display panel.
Preparation
Perform Auto Channel Set only if channels have not
been set correctly by the Plug&Play setting.
~
Operations on
VCR Deck
Auto Channel Set
You can add the channels you want or delete the
channels you do not want manually.
Operations on
DVD Deck
• Turn on the TV and select the VCR channel (or
AV mode).
• Slide the TV/VCR/DVD switch on the Remote to
the right.
Manual Channel Set
Advanced Operations
Tuner Set
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Playback on VCR Deck
Basic Playback
• Turn on the TV and select the VCR channel (or AV
mode).
• Slide the TV/VCR/DVD switch on the Remote to the
right.
~
Load a cassette.
Make sure the window
side is up, the rear label
side is facing you and the
arrow on the front of the cassette is pointing towards the
recorder.
• Do not apply too much pressure when inserting.
• The unit turns on, and the counter is reset
automatically.
• If the cassette’s record safety tab has been removed,
playback begins automatically.
Ÿ
Select the VCR deck.
Press VCR on the Remote so that the VHS indicator
lights up on the front display panel.
!
Start playback.
Variable Speed Search (including slow-motion)
Press 1 REW or FF ¡ repeatedly.
• Press 3 PLAY to resume normal playback.
• Each time you press 1 REW or FF ¡, the playback speed
changes. To decrease the speed during picture search, press
the opposite direction button repeatedly.
Reverse
Reverse search
3 steps
Forward
Slow
motion
Normal
play
Forward search
2 steps
• During still picture, holding 8 PAUSE for more than 2
seconds starts forward slow motion playback.
If you press 8 PAUSE again, still picture resumes.
• During slow motion playback, some noise may appear on the
TV screen. Press CH + or – to eliminate the noise.
When the tape is not running
Rewind/fast-forward at high speed
Press 1 REW or FF ¡.
Eject the cassette
Press 0 EJECT on the unit.
• You can also eject the cassette when the recorder is
turned off.
Turn off the unit
Press POWER.
Press 3 PLAY.
NOTE:
During playback
In the search, still, slow-motion or frame-by-frame playback
mode,
• the picture will be distorted
• the noise bars will appear
• there will be a loss of color with an LP-recorded tape
Stop playback
Press 7 STOP on the Remote.
Pause playback and view still picture
Press 8 PAUSE.
• Press 3 PLAY to resume normal playback.
• If there is vertical jitter, press CH + or – to correct the
picture.
Pause and Frame-by-Frame playback
Press 8 PAUSE to pause, then press 8 PAUSE
repeatedly.
• Press 3 PLAY to resume normal playback.
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1
2
3
4
5
6
p
q
w
6
7
8
9
p
q
w
Audio Mode Display
Opening Mode Indicators
Tape Speed (SP/EP)
“Cassette Loaded” Mark
Index number
Tape Remaining Time Indicator
Counter Display
Introduction
Additional Information
Advanced Operations
Operations on
DVD Deck
1 Channel Position Number/Auxiliary Input Indicator
(F-1)
2 Day/Clock Display
3 Stereo Program Indicator
4 SAP Indicator
5 Tape Position Indicator
The position of “ ” in relation to “B” (beginning)
or “E” (end) shows the current position on the
tape.
7
8
9
Preparation
If you press ON SCREEN on the Remote when “SUPERIMPOSE” is set to “ON” (☞ pg. 32), various operational
indicators appear on the TV screen.
Press ON SCREEN again to clear the display.
Operations on
VCR Deck
On-Screen Display (VCR deck)
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Playback on VCR Deck (continued)
Playback Features
Skip Search
During playback, press
(Skip Search) 1 to 6 times to
skip over unwanted sections.
Each press initiates a 30-second period of fast-motion
playback. Normal playback resumes automatically.
• To resume normal playback during a Skip Search,
press 3 PLAY.
Index Search
Index codes are placed on the
tape at the beginning of each
recording when recording on
this unit.
1 While the tape is not
running, press 4 INDEX
or INDEX ¢ to start search.
2 To access a recording of 2 to 9 index codes away,
press 4 INDEX or INDEX ¢ repeatedly until the
correct number is displayed.
Example:
Current position
To locate the beginning
of B from the current
position, press 4
INDEX twice.
To locate the beginning
of D from the current
position, press INDEX
Index number
¢ once.
• Playback begins automatically when the desired
recording is located.
Instant ReView
Simply by pressing a single button, the unit power
comes on, rewinds, and begins playback of the last
timer-recorded program. If you have several programs
recorded, you can easily access any of them.
NOTE:
Before starting, make sure that the unit is off and that the
Timer mode is disengaged.
Activate Instant ReView
Press
(4). The unit power comes on and
the unit searches for the index code indicating the
start of the last timer-recorded program. Once it’s
found, playback begins automatically.
• To watch the first of the 3 programs, press
three times. The unit searches and begins playback
automatically. You can access a program as far as 9
index codes away from the current tape position.
Next Function Memory
The Next Function Memory “tells” the unit what to do
after rewinding. Ensure that the unit is in stop mode.
• Automatic Playback Start
Press 1 REW, then press 3 PLAY within 2
seconds.
• Automatic Power Off
Press 1 REW, then press POWER within 2
seconds.
• Automatic Timer Standby
Press 1 REW, then press TIMER within 2
seconds.
• Automatic Cassette Ejection After Tape Rewind
Press 1 REW, then press 0 EJECT within 2
seconds.
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During playback, press and hold 3 PLAY for more
than 5 seconds. “3” on the front display panel starts
blinking slowly. To stop playback, press 7 STOP.
Your recorder is capable of recording three
soundtracks (HIFI L, HIFI R and NORM) and plays
back the one you select.
Pressing A.MONITOR changes the soundtrack as
follows:
Pressing 3 PLAY, 1 REW, FF ¡ or 8 PAUSE also
stops Repeat Playback.
One Touch Replay
Press
(One Touch Replay) during playback.
Pressing
once moves the playback position back
to about 7 seconds before the current position. You
can press
up to 4 times each One Touch Replay.
Adjusting Tracking Condition
Automatic tracking adjustment
When a new cassette is loaded, the recorder enters
the automatic tracking mode.
Manual tracking adjustment
If automatic tracking cannot eliminate noises well
during playback, adjust the tracking manually.
1 Press TRACKING +/– at the same time during
playback to activate manual tracking.
2 Press TRACKING to eliminate the noises. Press
it briefly for a fine adjustment, or press and hold
for a coarse adjustment.
H I-F I: Hi-Fi sound is played back
H I-F I L: Sound on the left Hi-Fi channel is played
back
H I-F I R: Sound on the right Hi-Fi channel is played
back
NORM: Sound on the normal track is played back
NORM Both sounds on the Hi-Fi track and normal
H I-F I: track are mixed and played back
NOTE:
Set “SUPERIMPOSE” to “ON” to display the indications on
the screen.(☞ pg. 32)
Operations on
VCR Deck
NOTE:
Introduction
Selecting Soundtrack
Preparation
Repeat Playback
Additional Information
Advanced Operations
Operations on
DVD Deck
3 Press TRACKING +/– again to reactivate
automatic tracking.
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Recording
Basic Recording
• Turn on the TV and select the VCR channel (or AV
mode).
• Slide the TV/VCR/DVD switch on the Remote to the
right.
~
Load a cassette.
Make sure the record safety tab is intact. If not, cover
the hole with adhesive tape before inserting the
cassette.
• The recorder turns on, and the counter is reset,
automatically.
Ÿ
Select the VCR deck.
Press VCR on the Remote so that the VHS indicator
lights up on the front display panel.
!
Select recording channel.
Press CH +/– or the number buttons.
• You can select channel in the stop mode or recording
pause mode.
⁄
Set tape speed.
Press SP/EP. The current setting for the tape speed
appears on the display panel and the screen for about
5 seconds. Press SP/EP again to change the setting
while tape speed is displayed.
@
Start recording.
On the recorder, press ¶ REC. Or on the Remote, while
holding ¶ REC, press 3 PLAY.
• If the tape reaches its end during recording, the
recording stops and “¶” and “3” on the display panel
blink.
During recording
Pause recording
Press 8 PAUSE.
• Press 3 PLAY to resume recording.
• You can select channel in the recording pause mode.
Stop recording
Press 7 STOP on the Remote.
Recording Features
Watching one programme while recording
another
If your recorder is connected to the TV via the AV
connection, press TV/VCR. The recorder’s VCR
indicator and the TV broadcast being recorded
disappear. Once recording is in progress, all you need
to do is to set the channel controls on the TV for the
station you wish to view.
• The programme selected with the TV’s channel
controls appears on the screen, while the one selected
with the CH +/– is recorded on the tape.
Instant Timer Recording (ITR)
During recording, press ¶ REC on the unit repeatedly
until the desired recording length appears on the display
panel. “¶” on the display panel starts blinking.
• Each time you press the button, recording length
increases in 30-minute intervals (up to 6 hours).
• The unit turns off after recording is finished.
Tape Remaining Time/Time Counter
Press DISPLAY repeatedly to display the tape
remaining time and time counter on the front display
panel. To reset the time counter, press C.RESET.
NOTE:
Depending on the type of tape being used, the tape remaining
time reading may not appear right away, or is not correct.
“– –:– –” may sometimes appear with “:” blinking, or the
display may blink on occasion.
Second Audio Recording
This unit’s built-in MTS decoder enables reception of
Multichannel TV Sound broadcast. To record a SAP
program received, set “2ND AUDIO RECORD” to “ON.”
(☞ pg. 33)
Accidental erasure prevention
To prevent accidental recording
on a recorded cassette, remove
its record safety tab. To record
on it later, cover the hole with
adhesive tape.
Record safety tab
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Enter the channel position.
Press VCR on the Remote so that the VHS indicator
lights up on the front display panel.
Ÿ
Access the Program
screen.
Press PROG. (If you’re just
starting out, “PROGRAM 1”
appears.)
!
Enter the program
start time.
Press START +/– to enter
the time you want recording
to start.
• Press and hold START
+/– to move in 30-minute
increments, or press and release repeatedly to
move 1 minute at a time.
⁄
Enter the program stop time.
Press STOP +/– to enter the time you want recording
to stop.
• Press and hold STOP +/– to move in 30-minute
increments, or press and release repeatedly to
move 1 minute at a time.
@
#
Set the tape speed.
Press SP/EP.
‹
Return to the normal screen.
Press PROG or ENTER. “PROGRAM COMPLETED”
appears on the TV screen for about 5 seconds, then
the normal screen appears. If “PROGRAM NOT
COMPLETED PROGRAM OVERLAP” appears on
the TV screen, see page 22.
• Repeat step Ÿ to ‹ for each additional program.
$
Engage the unit’s timer mode.
Press TIMER. The unit turns off automatically and
“ ” appears on the front display panel.
• To disengage the timer mode, press TIMER again.
To Timer-Record Weekly Or Daily Serials:
— anytime during steps ! through #, press
WEEKLY (number button “9”) for weekly serials
or DAILY (number button “8”) for daily serials
(Monday – Friday). Either “WEEKLY” or “DAILY”
appears on the TV screen. Pressing the button again
makes the corresponding indication disappear.
NOTES:
• You can program this unit to timer-record as many as 8
programs. If you try to program the unit to record a ninth,
“PROGRAM FULL” appears on the TV screen. To record
the extra program, you must first cancel any unnecessary
programs. (☞ pg. 22)
• Programs that start after midnight must have the next
day’s date.
Enter the program date.
Cable Box or DBS Receiver Users
To timer-record a satellite broadcast using Express
Timer Programing:
1 Perform steps ~ – $. Enter “F-1” for the
channel position in step ¤.
2 Set the DBS receiver to the appropriate
channel before the selected program begins.
3 Leave the DBS receiver’s power on.
Additional Information
Advanced Operations
Press DATE +/–.
• The current date appears on the TV screen. The
date you enter appears in its place.
Preparation
Express Timer Programming
~ Select the VCR deck.
Introduction
Press CH +/–.
Operations on
VCR Deck
¤
Operations on
DVD Deck
Timer Recording
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Timer Recording (continued)
When programs overlap each other
Check, cancel and change programs
If “PROGRAM NOT COMPLETED PROGRAM
OVERLAP” appears, you have another program
overlapping the program you have just made.
The Program Check screen appears and conflicting
programs will start blinking.
~
Disengage the timer mode.
Press TIMER, then press POWER.
Ÿ
Access the Program
Check screen.
Press PROG. CHECK.
!
Access the Program
screen.
Press PROG. CHECK again to
check more information.
Each time you press PROG.
CHECK, the next program’s
information appears.
To cancel or change a program
⁄
Cancel or change a program.
Press CANCEL to cancel a program. To change
program settings, press the appropriate button: START
+/–, STOP +/–, DATE +/–, CH +/–, DAILY (number
button “8”), WEEKLY (number button “9”) and/or
SP/EP.
@
Return to the normal screen.
Press PROG. CHECK as many times as necessary.
If there are still some programs remaining, go on to
step ¤.
¤
Return to the timer mode.
Press TIMER.
Example: Program 1 (you have just made) and
Program 4 overlap each other.
~
Confirm the overlapping programs.
Overlapping programs blink on the TV screen.
Ÿ
Select the program to modify.
Press %fi, then press ENTER.
• You can only select one of the overlapping programs.
NOTE:
If you do not mind this overlap, press PROG to finish the timer
program setting. The program with the lower program number
will be recorded and the other one will not be recorded
correctly. If no changes are made for approximately 1 minute,
the unit will return to the normal screen.
!
Cancel or change program setting.
To cancel a program, press CANCEL when the
Program screen you do not want is shown. “PROGRAM
COMPLETED” appears on the TV screen for about 5
seconds, then the normal screen appears.
To change a program, press the appropriate button:
START +/–, STOP +/–, DATE +/–, CH +/–, DAILY
(number button “8”), WEEKLY (number button “9”)
and/or SP/EP when the Program screen on which you
want to make changes is shown, then press ENTER.
“PROGRAM COMPLETED” appears on the TV screen
for about 5 seconds, then the normal screen appears.
NOTE:
If the overlap is not yet solved, or another overlap occurs with
the timer program setting after making the last correction on
a program, the conflicting programs will be shown on the
Program Check screen again. Repeat the above steps again
until the overlap is solved.
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ATTENTION
Be sure not to turn on the DBS receiver before
the program is executed; otherwise, the unit will
start recording when the DBS receiver’s power is
turned on.
Before performing the following steps:
• Make sure the DBS receiver is connected to the
unit’s VIDEO/AUDIO input (F-1) connector.
• Program the timer on the DBS receiver.
• Insert a cassette with the safety tab in place.
• Turn on the TV and select the VCR channel (or
AV mode).
• Slide the TV/VCR/DVD switch on the Remote to
the right.
~
Select the VCR deck.
Press VCR on the Remote so that the VHS indicator
lights up on the front display panel.
Ÿ
Set the tape speed.
Introduction
• Operation on the DVD deck are not possible when
the Automatic Satellite Program Recording mode is
engaged, or timer recording is in progress.
• To disengage the Satellite Auto Recording mode, press
REC LINK. The “ ” indicator goes off.
• Depending on the type of DBS receiver, the unit may not
record a slight portion of the beginning of the program or
may record slightly longer than the actual length of the
program.
Preparation
This function allows you to automatically record a
satellite program which is timer-programed on your
external DBS receiver or the cable box if it has a
timer.
NOTES:
Operations on
VCR Deck
Satellite Auto Recording
Press SP/EP.
!
Engage the Satellite Auto Recording mode.
Additional Information
Advanced Operations
Operations on
DVD Deck
Press and hold REC LINK for about 2 seconds. The
“ ” and “ ” indicators light up and the unit turns off
automatically.
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Playback on DVD Deck
Playback Features
Using the disc menu
Basic Playback
• Turn on the TV and select the VCR channel (or AV
mode).
• Slide the TV/VCR/DVD switch on the Remote to the
right.
~
Load a disc.
1 Press 0 OPEN/CLOSE on
the unit to open the disc tray.
2 Place the disc in the disc tray
with the label side up.
• To insert an 8-cm disc,
place it the inner recess.
3 Press 0 OPEN/CLOSE to close the disc tray.
• Some DVDs start playback automatically.
Ÿ
Select the DVD deck.
Press DVD on the Remote so that the DVD indicator
lights up on the front display panel.
!
Start playback.
Press 3 PLAY.
During playback
Stop playback
Press 7 STOP on the Remote.
• When “RESUME” is set to “ON” (☞ pg. 35), the unit
memorizes the position on the disc where you have
interrupted playback.
– To resume playback, press 3 PLAY.
– To stop playback completely, press 7 STOP again.
Pause and Frame-by-Frame playback
Press 8 PAUSE. Each time you press the button, the still
picture advances to the next frame.
• Press 3 PLAY to resume normal playback.
Skip chapter or track
Press SKIP ¢ or 4 SKIP.
Variable Speed Search
You can operate a disc—SVCD/VCD with Playback
Control* (PBC)—using the disc menu shown on the TV
screen.
* A method of controlling disc play for SVCD/VCD by
using the disc menu.
7 For DVD
1 Press TOP MENU or MENU to show the disc menu.
2 Press %fi@# to select a desired item, then press
ENTER or 3 PLAY.
• With some discs, you can also select items by entering
the number using the number buttons.
7 For SVCD/VCD
1 While stopped, press TOP MENU or 3 PLAY to
show the menu.
2 Press the numeric buttons to select a desired item.
• To move to the next or previous page of the current
menu, press SKIP ¢ or 4 SKIP.
• To return to the previous menu, press RETURN.
To play back without PBC
While stopped, press the numeric buttons instead of 3
PLAY to start playback.
To reactivate PBC
• Press TOP MENU or MENU.
• Press 7 STOP to stop playback, then 3 PLAY.
Zooming the picture
1 Press ZOOM.
2 Each time you press ZOOM, the magnification
changes.
• You can use %fi@# button to move the zoomed
position.
3 To return to the normal playback, select the normal
size by pressing ZOOM repeatedly.
One Touch Replay
Press
while playing back a DVD VIDEO disc.
The playback position moves back about 10 seconds
before the current position (only within the same title).
Press FF ¡ or 1 REW. Each time you press the button, the
playback speed changes.
• If you press and hold SKIP ¢ or 4 SKIP, the playback is
advanced/reversed at 5 times normal speed.
Slow Motion playback
Press FF ¡ or 1 REW while playback is paused. Each time
you press the button, the playback speed changes.
• Press 3 PLAY to resume normal playback.
• Reverse slow motion is available only for DVD VIDEO discs.
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Changing the Sound Field
and scene angle
This function makes a human voice clearer.
1 Press SOUND EFFECT.
2 Each time you press SOUND EFFECT, the
Sound Effect mode changes.
• As the value becomes bigger, the Sound Effect
works stronger.
ANGLE:
select the view-angle.
2 Press %fi to select the desired setting, then
press ENTER.
NOTE:
The Sound Effect function works correctly only for a DVD
VIDEO disc recorded in the 5.1-channel audio format.
Changing the picture tone (VFP)
Repeat Playback
The VFP (Video Fine Processor) function allows
you to adjust the picture character according to
the type of programming, picture tone or personal
preferences.
Press REPEAT repeatedly to select the desired
repeat mode.
1 Press DVD PICTURE.
2 Press @# to select the desired preset.
Preparation
select audio language for DVD VIDEO.
select audio channel for SVCD/VCD.
DVD VIDEO (during playback)
NORMAL
For watching TV in a general room.
CHAP: The current chapter is played back
repeatedly.
TITLE: The current title is played back repeatedly.
OFF: Each title and chapter is played back once.
CINEMA
For watching a movie software in a
room with suppressed light.
USER1
USER2
You can adjust parameters that affect
the picture character and store the
settings as a user preset. See below.
Video CD/SVCD/Audio CD
(in stop mode or during playback with PBC
deactivated)
TRACK: The current track is played back repeatedly.
ALL: All tracks are played back repeatedly.
OFF: Each track is played back once.
To adjust the picture tone
Operations on
VCR Deck
A.MONITOR:
1 Select “USER1” or “USER2.”
2 Press %fi to select a parameter, then press
ENTER.
GAMMA
Adjust this if the neutral color is bright or
dark. The brightness of dark and bright
portion is maintained (–3 to +3).
BRIGHTNESS
Adjust this if the picture is bright or
dark on the whole (–8 (darkest) to +8
(brightest)).
CONTRAST
Adjust this if the far and near position is
unnatural (–7 to +7).
SATURATION
Adjust this if the picture is whitish or
blackish (–7 (blackest) to +7 (whitest)).
TINT
Adjust this if the appearance of flesh
tone is unnatural (–7 to +7).
SHARPNESS
Adjust this if the picture is indistinct (–8
to +8).
Additional Information
3 Press %fi to adjust the parameter, then press
ENTER.
4 Repeat step 2 and 3 to adjust other
parameters.
5 Press DVD PICTURE to finish the setting.
Operations on
DVD Deck
SUBTITLE:
select audio language for DVD VIDEO.
Advanced Operations
1 Press the corresponding button.
Introduction
Changing the language, sound,
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Playback on DVD Deck (continued)
Menu Bar Functions
Menu Bar Functions
You can use various functions from the menu bar.
To Bring Up the Menu Bar
When a disc is inserted, press ON SCREEN twice.
A menu bar for the type of disc inserted will appear
under the status bar.
Ex.: Menu bar for DVD VIDEO
Transfer
rate
Title
number
Chapter
number
Playback
status
Playback time
To dismiss the menu bar and the status bar, press ON
SCREEN.
Basic Operation Procedure
~
Press @# to select the icon you want to work
with.
Ÿ
Press ENTER.
After pressing ENTER:
1 When a pull-down menu appears, press %fi to
select the setting you want, then press ENTER.
2 When a number-entry box appears, use the
number buttons to enter the number you want,
then press ENTER.
3 When changing
setting, press ENTER
repeatedly to select the setting you want.
NOTES:
• The selected item on the menu bar is shown in green.
• The available functions differ depending on the player status.
Refer to the explanation below to check when you can use a
certain function.
selects the time mode shown in the display
window and the status bar.
• TOTAL: Elapsed time of current title (DVD) or a disc
(CD/VCD/SVCD)
• T.REM: Remaining time of current title (DVD) or a disc
(CD/VCD/SVCD)
(Except for DVD: while stopped, disc total time)
• TIME: Elapsed time of current chapter (DVD) or track
(CD/VCD/SVCD)
• REM: Remaining time of current chapter (DVD) or track
(CD/VCD/SVCD)
(while stopped, current track total time)
selects repeat mode.
DVD:
During playback
CD:
In any condition
VCD/SVCD: In any condition except PBC playback
• CHAPTER: Current chapter repeat (DVD)
• TITLE:
Current title repeat (DVD)
• TRACK:
Current track repeat (CD/VCD/SVCD)
• ALL:
All track repeat (CD/VCD/SVCD)
• A-B:
A-B repeat (During playback). After
selecting A-B, press ENTER at the
beginning point of repeat, then press
ENTER again at the end point.
• OFF:
Repeat mode deactivated. Select this to
quit repeat mode.
specifies beginning point of a title (DVD) or a disc
(CD/VCD/SVCD) by the time.
DVD:
In any condition
CD:
In any condition except program or random
playback
VCD/SVCD: In any condition except PBC or program or
random playback
specifies a chapter to play back from (DVD only).
selects the audio language (DVD), sound track
(DVD), or audio channel (VCD/SVCD) during playback.
selects the subtitle language (DVD) or subtitle
(SVCD) during playback.
selects a scene angle in a multiangle part (DVD only).
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MP3/JPEG Files Playback
Group/File Selection
Introduction
Example:
To select 3:
To select 14:
To select 20:
For MP3 files playback
Playback starts from the file you have specified.
For JPEG files playback
• The slide-show playback starts from the file you
have specified.
• To display only the selected file, then press ENTER.
To start slide-show playback from that file, press
ENTER again.
Control Display
The control display appears on the TV screen when
an MP3 or a JPEG disc is loaded.
Example: When an MP3 disc is loaded
Total group number on
disc
Current file
number
Total file number in
current group
Repeat Playback
You can repeat playback of the current group, file
(only for MP3 files), or all groups.
• While the control display is on the TV screen:
~
Select the mode.
Press REPEAT to select the desired repeat mode.
• Each time you press REPEAT, the mode changes
as follows:
*
For MP3 files playback
TRACK:
The current file (track) is
played back repeatedly.
GROUP:
All files of the current group are
played back repeatedly.
ALL:
All files are played back
repeatedly.
OFF (No indication): Each file is played back once.
For JPEG files playback
Current group
number
Current group
Current file
Total file number on
disc
* For MP3 only
Elapsed playing time of current track is only shown
during playback.
Press %fi@# to move the cursor bar to a desired
file, then press 3 PLAY.
• For JPEG files: when you press ENTER, only the
selected file is played back.
Operations on
VCR Deck
Preparation
Press 3.
Press +10, then 4.
Press +10, then 10.
Or press +10 twice, then 0.
To select 24: Press +10, +10, then 4.
To select 110: Press +10 ten times, then 10.
GROUP:
All files of the current group are
played back repeatedly.
ALL:
All files are played back
repeatedly.
OFF (No indication): Each file is played back once.
Ÿ
Operations on
DVD Deck
• Use “ISO 9660” as the disc format.
• The unit does not support “packet writing (UDF format)”
discs.
• The unit supports discs recorded with up to five multiple
sessions.
• The unit may be unable to play back a disc due to the
characteristics or recording conditions.
• The unit recognizes up to 99 groups, 150 files per group.
If a disc includes more than the files above limit, the unit
stops detecting files when the number of detected files
reaches the limit and ignores the subsequent files. The unit
also ignores any non-MP3/JPEG file in the disc.
• Add the appropriate extension (“.mp3” and “.jpg”) to the file
name.
• MP3i and MP3 Pro are not available.
• This unit supports the JPEG files whose resolution is 32 to
8192 pixel in width and 32 to 7680 pixel in height.
• We recommend to record a file at 640 x 480 resolution. (If
a file has been recorded at a resolution of more than 640 x
480, it will take a longer time to be displayed.)
Advanced Operations
Precautions
To start playback by specifying the group/file
number
1 Press the number buttons to enter the group
number.
2 Press the number buttons to enter the file
number.
Start playback.
Press 3 PLAY.
Zooming a still picture
Press ZOOM while playing back a JPEG file.
• Each press of ZOOM changes the magnification.
• To resume normal playback, press ENTER.
Additional Information
You can play back MP3/JPEG files on a CD/CDR/RW.
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Editing
When connecting a camcorder
Recorder
Your unit
Editing with another video recorder or a
camcorder
You can use your recorder as the source player or the
recording deck. You can use a camcorder as the source
player and your recorder as the recording deck. Refer
also to the other components’ instruction manuals for
connection and its operations.
When using the unit as the source player
Audio/video
cable
Your unit
TV
Camcorder
Source player
To AV output
To AV input
Source player
Audio/video
cable
Audio/video
cable
To AV output
Recorder
To AV input
Another recorder
When using the unit as the recorder
Recorder
Your unit
~
Make connections.
Connection with another video recorder
1 When using your unit as the source player ...
... connect its AUDIO/VIDEO OUTPUT connectors on
the rear panel to the recording deck.
2 When using your unit as the recording deck ...
... connect its VIDEO/AUDIO connectors on the front
panel to the source player.
Connection with a camcorder
Connect the camcorder’s AUDIO/VIDEO OUT
connectors to the unit’s VIDEO/AUDIO connectors on
the front panel via a cable adapter.
Ÿ
Select the VCR deck.
Press VCR on the Remote so that the VHS indicator
lights up on the front display panel.
!
Audio/video
cable
Load cassettes.
Insert the playback cassette into the source player and
the cassette to be recorded on into the recording deck.
Audio/video
cable
To AV input
To AV output
⁄
Select the correct external input on the recording deck.
On this recorder, press AUX (number button “0”) and/or
CH +/– to select “F-1.”
@
Another recorder
Source player
Select input mode on recording deck.
Select edit mode.
See “PICTURE CONTROL” ☞ pg. 32.
¤
Set the recorder to the record pause mode.
Locate the point where you start recording on the
source player, then operate the recorder so that
recording is paused.
#
‹
Start playback on the source player.
Start recording on the recorder.
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• Turn on the TV and select the VCR channel (or
AV mode).
• Slide the TV/VCR/DVD switch on the Remote to
the right.
Load a cassette and place a disc.
!
Prepare the DVD deck for dubbing.
1 Press DVD.
2 Search for the point where you want to start
dubbing.
3 Press 8 PAUSE to pause playback.
⁄
Start dubbing.
Press and hold ¶ REC, then press 3 PLAY on the
Remote.
• “
(dub)” lights on the front display panel.
@
Preparation
Prepare the VCR deck for dubbing.
1 Press VCR.
2 Press SP/EP to select recording speed.
3 Search for the point where you want to start
dubbing.
End dubbing.
Additional Information
Advanced Operations
Operations on
DVD Deck
Press 7 STOP.
• Be sure to press 7 STOP while the VCR indicator
lights up on the unit.
Operations on
VCR Deck
~
Ÿ
NOTES:
• It is not possible to dub the copy-protected disc.
• Set “ON SCREEN GUIDE” to “OFF” (☞ pg. 35) if you do
not want to record the on-screen display for DVD discs
during dubbing.
Introduction
Dubbing from DVD to VCR
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System Connections
Connecting To A Dolby Digital Decoder or
An Amplifier With A Built-in DTS
(DVD deck only)
These instructions enable you to connect your unit to
dolby digital decoder or amplifier with a built-in DTS.
Connect the coaxial cable between the unit and the
Dolby Digital decoder or amplifier with a built-in DTS.
NOTES:
• For Dolby digital sound, set “DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT” to
“DOLBY DIGITAL/PCM.” (☞ pg. 35)
• For DTS sound, set “DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT” to “STREAM/
PCM.” (☞ pg. 35)
Dolby digital
decoder or amplifier
with a built-in DTS
To Digital audio
input
Coaxial digital audio cable
(not supplied)
Your unit
DIGITAL AUDIO OUT
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You can disable the unit’s operation.
Remote A/B/C/D Code Switching
The Remote is capable of controlling four JVC video
units independently. Each of units can respond to
one of four codes (A, B, C or D). The preset code is
A.
On the Remote
Keep pressing VCR down during steps ~ - Ÿ.
~
Set the Remote code.
Press ENTER to set the code.
NOTE:
Once the batteries are removed, the Remote code is back
to A.
On the unit
~
Turn off the unit.
Press POWER on the unit.
Ÿ
Set the Child Lock.
Press and hold POWER on the Remote for more
than 10 seconds while the unit is turned on. The unit
turns off, and “
(CL)” appears on the front display
panel.
• To release the child lock, press and hold POWER
on the Remote until the unit turns on.
NOTE:
Timer recording programs will be performed even if the
child lock function is activated.
Change the Remote code.
Press the number button “1” for A, “2” for B, “3” for
C or “4” for D.
Ÿ
~
Preparation
Slide the TV/VCR/DVD switch on the Remote to
the right.
Introduction
Child Lock
Tray Lock
You can lock the disc tray to prohibit the unwanted
disc ejection by children.
To lock the disc tray
While the unit is turned off, press and hold 7 STOP,
then press 0 OPEN/CLOSE on the unit.
“
(Lock)” appears on the front display panel and
the disc tray is locked.
To unlock tray
While the unit is turned off, press and hold 7 STOP,
then press 0 OPEN/CLOSE on the unit.
“
(Unlock)” appears on the front display
panel.
Operations on
VCR Deck
Other Functions
Display the code.
!
Change the unit’s code.
Press 7 STOP on the unit. The code currently set on
the Remote will be applied to the unit.
Operations on
DVD Deck
Press 3 PLAY on the unit for over 5 seconds while
the unit is turned off. The code currently set appears
on the front display panel.
NOTE:
Additional Information
Advanced Operations
Even if you unplug the end of the mains power cord from
the mains, the code currently set remains.
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Subsidiary Settings
Mode Set (VCR deck)
• Turn on the TV and select the VCR channel (or AV mode).
• Slide the TV/VCR/DVD switch on the Remote to the right.
You can change various mode settings on the Function Set screen.
~
!
Select the VCR deck.
Press VCR on the Remote so that the VHS indicator
lights up on the front display panel.
Ÿ
Select the mode.
Press %fi to move the highlight bar (arrow) to the item
you want to change.
Access the Main Menu
screen, then select the
Function Set.
1 Press SET UP to access
the Main Menu screen.
2 Press %fi to move the
highlight bar (arrow) to
“FUNCTION SET,” then press ENTER.
⁄
Select the mode setting.
Press ENTER.
@
Press SET UP to return to the normal screen.
* The default setting is bold in the table below.
PICTURE CONTROL
NORM
EDIT
SOFT
SHARP
This feature helps you to adjust the playback picture quality according to your preference. Normally
select “NORM.”
NORM:
EDIT:
SOFT:
SHARP:
Picture quality is adjusted automatically.
Minimizes picture degradation during editing (recording and playback).
Reduces image coarseness when viewing overplayed tapes containing a lot of noise.
Clearer, sharper-edged picture when viewing images with lots of flat, same-colored surfaces
such as cartoons.
NOTES:
• When you select “EDIT,” “SOFT” or “SHARP,” the selected mode will not change until you select
another mode.
• When you select “EDIT” to dub tapes, be sure to select “NORM” after you finish dubbing the tapes.
SUPERIMPOSE
ON
OFF
When this function is set to “ON,” various operational indicators appear on the TV screen. Messages
appear in the selected language. (☞ pg. 12)
NOTES:
• When you use this unit as the source player for editing, be sure to set “SUPERIMPOSE” to “OFF”
before starting.
• During playback, the operation mode indicators may be disturbed depending on the type of tape
being used.
AUTO SP =EP TIMER When this function is set to “ON,” the unit automatically switches to EP mode to allow complete recording if
ON
OFF
there is not enough tape to record the entire program while timer-recording in SP mode.
For Example:
Recording a program of 140 minutes
in length onto a 120-minute tape.
Approximately 110 minutes
Approximately 30 minutes
SP mode
EP mode
Total 140 minutes
Make sure you set this function to “ON,” before the timer-recording starts.
NOTES:
• If you have programed the unit to timer-record 2 or more programs, the second program and those
thereafter may not fit on the tape if you set “AUTO SP =EP TIMER” to “ON.” In this case, make sure the
mode is not engaged, then set the tape speed manually during timer programing.
• In order to ensure that the recording fits on the tape, this feature may leave a slight nonrecorded section at
the end of the tape.
• There may be some noise and sound disturbance at the point on the tape where the unit switches from SP
to EP mode.
• The Auto SP =EP Timer feature is not available during ITR (Instant Timer Recording).
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BLUE BACK
ON
OFF
2ND AUDIO RECORD
ON
OFF
Introduction
ON
OFF
When this function is set to “ON,” you can automatically correct vertical vibration in the picture
when playing back unstable recordings made on another recorder.
NOTES:
• When you finish viewing a tape, be sure to set this function to “OFF.”
• Regardless of the setting, this function has no effect during recording and during special
effects playback.
• The on-screen display may jitter vertically when this function is set to “ON.”
• To watch recordings with close-caption, set this function to “OFF.”
When this function is set to “ON,” the TV screen becomes all blue when receiving a channel not
in use.
NOTE:
When you want to receive an unstable channel with poor signals, set this function to “OFF.”
Preparation
VIDEO STABILIZER
• When this function is set to “ON”;
If a SAP program is received, the SAP audio is recorded on both the normal and Hi-Fi tracks.
The main audio is not recorded.
If a non-SAP program is received, the main audio is recorded on both the Hi-Fi and normal
tracks.
• When this function is set to “OFF”; the SAP audio cannot be recorded.
HI-FI
HI-FI L
HI-FI R
NORM
MIX
This unit can record two sound tracks simultaneously (normal and Hi-Fi) on a Hi-Fi stereo tape.
You can select the sound track(s) to listen to while playing back a Hi-Fi stereo tape. In addition,
when playing back a prerecorded tape containing two separate audio programs on the Hi-Fi
tracks, you can choose either one by selecting either “HI-FI L” or “HI-FI R.”
HI-FI:
HI-FI L:
HI-FI R:
NORM:
MIX:
Normally select this. Hi-Fi sound is played back.
Sound on the left Hi-Fi channel is played back.
Sound on the right Hi-Fi channel is played back.
Sound on the normal track is played back.
Both sounds on the Hi-Fi track and normal track are mixed and played back.
NOTES:
• While playing back a monaural tape, sounds on the normal track will be heard regardless of
this setting.
• You can also use the A.MONITOR button on the Remote to select the desired monitor sound.
(☞ pg. 19)
AUTO POWER OFF
Additional Information
3H
OFF
When this function is set to “3H,” the unit is turned off automatically if no operation is done
within 3 hours. “AUTO POWER OFF IN 3 MIN” appears on the screen 3 minutes before the unit
is turned off.
Operations on
DVD Deck
AUDIO MONITOR
Advanced Operations
When the channel is changed on the unit;
• The “STEREO” indicator appears on the screen for about 5 seconds if the program is a stereo
broadcast.
• The “SAP” indicator appears on the screen for about 5 seconds if the program is a SAP
broadcast.
• Both indicators appear when a stereo program is accompanied by SAP sound.
Operations on
VCR Deck
NOTES:
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Subsidiary Settings (continued)
Mode Set (DVD deck)
• Turn on the TV and select the VCR channel (or AV mode).
• Slide the TV/VCR/DVD switch on the Remote to the right.
~
!
Select the DVD deck.
Select the mode.
Press DVD on the Remote so that the DVD indicator
lights up on the front display panel.
Press %fi to move the highlight to the mode you want
to change, then press ENTER.
Ÿ
⁄
Access the DVD Set Up
Menu screen.
OTHERS
RESUME
ON
ON SCREEN GUIDE
OFF
1 Press SET UP.
2 Press @# to select the
menu.
• Each time you press the button, the setup menus
change as follows,
LANGUAGE =
PICTURE =
AUDIO =
Select the mode setting.
Press %fi to select the desired setting, then press
ENTER.
@
Return to the normal screen.
Press SET UP.
NOTE:
About “LANGUAGE” menu, see “Language Set” ☞ pg. 13.
OTHERS =(Back to the beginning)
The default setting is bold in the table below.
Picture Settings
MONITOR TYPE
16:9
4:3 LB
4:3 PS
PICTURE SOURCE
AUTO
FILM
VIDEO
SCREEN SAVER
ON
OFF
You can select the monitor type depending the TV used when you play back DVD VIDEO discs
recorded for wide-screen TVs. For more details, refer to “Monitor Set (DVD deck).”
(☞ pg. 12)
You can obtain optimal picture quality by selecting whether the content on the disc is processed by field
(video source) or by frame (film source). Normally set to “AUTO.”
AUTO: Used to play back a disc containing both video and film source materials. This unit recognizes
the picture type (film or video source) of the current disc according to the disc information.
FILM: Suitable for playing back a film or progressive source disc.
VIDEO: Suitable for playing back a video source disc with relatively a few moments.
• If the playback picture is unclear or noisy, or the oblique lines of the picture are rough, try to change to
other modes.
The TV screen may be burned out if a static picture is displayed for a long time. When this function is
set to “ON,” the unit automatically activates the screen saver function if a static picture, such as an onscreen display or menu is displayed for over 5 minutes.
FILE TYPE
You can select files to play back, when both MP3 files and JPEG files are recorded on a disc.
AUDIO
STILL PICTURE
AUDIO:
Select this to play back MP3 files.
STILL PICTURE: Select this to play back JPEG files.
NOTE:
Be sure to open and close the disc tray after changing the setting. The unit reads the disc again and
the selected file type can be recognized.
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Introduction
Audio Settings
DOWN MIX
DOLBY SURROUND
STEREO
PCM ONLY:
Select this when connecting to a device bearing neither Dolby Digital nor
DTS logo, or a digital recorder.
DOLBY DIGITAL/PCM: Suitable for playing back a film or progressive source disc.
STREAM/PCM:
Select this when connecting an amplifier or a decoder bearing both Dolby
Digital and DTS logos.
Set to the appropriate mode according to your audio system when you play back a DVD VIDEO
disc recorded with surround multichannel audio. This setting affects only the analog audio
output signal from the AUDIO OUTPUT connectors (DVD) when playing back a DVD VIDEO
disc recorded with surround multichannel audio.
DOLBY SURROUND: Select this when you enjoy multichannel surround audio by connecting the
unit’s analog AUDIO OUTPUT connector (DVD) to a surround decoder.
STEREO:
Select this when you enjoy conventional 2-channel stereo audio by
connecting the unit’s analog AUDIO OUTPUT connectors (DVD) to a stereo
amplifier/receiver or TV, or when you dub audio of a DVD VIDEO disc
recorded with surround audio to your MD, cassette, etc.
D. RANGE
COMPRESSION
AUTO
ON
You can compress the dynamic range (the difference between the loudest and quietest audio
signals) of the sound when listening to the sound at a low volume or at night.
This function is available with DVD VIDEO discs recorded with the Dolby Digital format. Set to
the appropriate mode according to the number of channels recorded.
Preparation
PCM ONLY
DOLBY DIGITAL/PCM
STREAM/PCM
Set to the appropriate mode according to the type of the device connected to DIGITAL AUDIO
OUT connector on the rear of unit.
Set this item correctly according to the logo on the device.
It is not necessary to set this mode when you connect no device to DIGITAL AUDIO OUT
connector.
Operations on
VCR Deck
DIGITAL AUDIO
OUTPUT
AUTO: Audio is played back with channels other than Dolby Digital channel 1 or 2 compressed.
ON: Audio is played back with all channel compressed.
RESUME
ON
OFF
When this function is set to “ON,” you can use the resume function. (☞ pg. 24)
ON: The unit resumes playback from the position where playback has been stopped.
OFF: This function is deactivated.
NOTE:
Operations on
DVD Deck
Other Settings
This function is not available for Audio CDs and MP3 discs.
ON SCREEN GUIDE
Additional Information
Advanced Operations
ON
OFF
When this function is set to “ON,” the unit can display “on-screen guide” icons or characters
which shows the conditions of the unit or disc.
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Troubleshooting
Power
SYMPTOM
POSSIBLE CAUSE
CORRECTIVE ACTION
No power is supplied to the unit.
• The AC power cord is disconnected.
Connect the AC power cord.
The Remote does not function.
• The batteries are discharged.
Replace the dead batteries with new
ones.
Playback
SYMPTOM
POSSIBLE CAUSE
The VCR deck cannot be
operated.
• The VCR deck is not selected.
The playback picture does not
appear on the TV screen.
• If you are using the RF connection,
– the TV receiver’s channel selector is not set
to the VCR channel.
– the unit’s VCR channel has not been
correctly set.
• If you are using the AV or Component Video*
connection, the TV receiver is not set to the AV
mode.
* (DVD deck only)
The button do not work.
• The operation is prohibited on the placed disc.
The DVD deck cannot be
operated.
• The DVD deck is not selected.
“
• The operation is prohibited on the placed disc.
” appears on the TV screen.
“REGION CODE ERROR!” appears • The disc’s region number does not match that
on the TV screen.
of the unit.
CORRECTIVE ACTION
Press VCR/DVD on the unit or VCR on
the Remote so that the VHS indicator
lights up on the front display panel.
If you are using the RF connection,
– set the TV receiver to the VCR
channel.
– perform “Set the VCR channel.”
(☞ pg. 9)
If you are using the AV or Component
Video* connection, set the TV to its AV
mode.
* (DVD deck only)
Press VCR/DVD on the unit or DVD on
the Remote so that the DVD indicator
lights up on the front display panel.
Use the discs whose region number
includes “ALL” or “4.”
Recording
SYMPTOM
POSSIBLE CAUSE
CORRECTIVE ACTION
Recording cannot be started.
• There is no cassette loaded, or the cassette
loaded has had its record safety tab removed.
Insert a cassette, or using adhesive
tape, cover the hole where the tab was
removed.
TV broadcasts cannot be
recorded.
• “F-1” has been selected as the input mode.
Set to the desired channel.
Timer recording does not work.
• The clock and/or the timer have been set
incorrectly.
• The timer is not engaged.
Re-perform the clock and/or timer
settings.
Press TIMER and confirm that “ ” is
displayed on the front display panel.
Timer programing is not possible.
• Timer recording is in progress.
Timer programing cannot be performed
while a timer recording is in progress.
Wait until it finishes.
ATTENTION
This unit contains microcomputers. External electronic noise or interference could cause malfunctioning. In such
cases, switch the unit off and unplug the AC power cord. Then plug it in again and turn the unit on. Take out the
cassette. After checking the cassette, operate the unit as usual.
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Introduction
Questions & Answers
PLAYBACK
Q. What happens if the end of the tape is reached during playback or search?
=A. The tape is automatically rewound to the beginning.
Q. During search, slow, still and frame-by-frame playback, I can’t hear any audio. What’s the
problem?
=A. This is normal.
Preparation
Q. Can the unit indefinitely remain in the still mode?
=A. No. It stops automatically after 5 minutes to protect the heads.
Q. When returning from search to normal playback, the picture is disturbed. Should I be concerned
about this?
=A. No, it is normal.
Q. Noise bar appear during search. What’s the problem?
=A. This is normal.
Operations on
VCR Deck
Q. Sometimes, during Index Search, the unit can’t find the program I want to see. Why not?
=A. There may be index codes too close together.
RECORDING
Q. When I pause and then resume a recording, the end of the recording before the pause is
overlapped by the beginning of the continuation of recording. Why does this happen?
Q. Can the unit indefinitely remain in the Record-Pause mode?
=A. No. The unit goes to its Stop mode automatically after 5 minutes to protect the heads.
Q. What happens if the tape runs out during recording?
=A. The unit stops recording, and “¶” and “3” on the front display panel will not stop
Operations on
DVD Deck
=A. This is normal. It reduces distortion at the pause and resume points.
blinking.
Q. “¶” and “ ” remain lit on the front display panel. Is there a problem?
=A. No. This is a normal condition for a timer recording in progress.
Q. Can I program the timer while I’m watching a tape or a TV broadcast?
Additional Information
=A. You will not see the picture as it is replaced by the on-screen menu, but the audio from
the program or tape you are viewing can be heard.
Advanced Operations
TIMER RECORDING
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Language Code List
AA
AB
AF
AM
AR
AS
AY
AZ
BA
BE
BG
BH
BI
BN
BO
BR
CA
CO
CS
CY
DA
DZ
EL
EO
ET
Afar
Abkhazian
Afrikaans
Ameharic
Arabic
Assamese
Aymara
Azerbaijani
Bashkir
Byelorussian
Bulgarian
Bihari
Bislama
Bengali, Bangla
Tibetan
Breton
Catalan
Corsican
Czech
Welsh
Danish
Bhutani
Greek
Esperanto
Estonian
EU
FA
FI
FJ
FO
FY
GA
GD
GL
GN
GU
HA
HI
HR
HU
HY
IA
IE
IK
IN
IS
IW
JI
JW
KA
KK
Basque
Persian
Finnish
Fiji
Faroese
Frisian
Irish
Scots Gaelic
Galician
Guarani
Gujarati
Hausa
Hindi
Croatian
Hungarian
Armenian
Interlingua
Interlingue
Inupiak
Indonesian
Icelandic
Hebrew
Yiddish
Javanese
Georgian
Kazakh
KL
KM
KN
KO
KS
KU
KY
LA
LN
LO
LT
LV
MG
MI
MK
ML
MN
MO
MR
MS
MT
MY
NA
NE
NL
NO
Greenlandic
Cambodian
Kannada
Korean (KOR)
Kashmiri
Kurdish
Kirghiz
Latin
Lingala
Laothian
Lithuanian
Latvian, Lettish
Malagasy
Maori
Macedonian
Malayalam
Mongolian
Moldavian
Marathi
Malay (MAY)
Maltese
Burmese
Nauru
Nepali
Dutch
Norwegian
OC
OM
OR
PA
PL
PS
PT
QU
RM
RN
RO
RU
RW
SA
SD
SG
SH
SI
SK
SL
SM
SN
SO
SQ
SR
SS
Occitan
(Afan) Oromo
Oriya
Panjabi
Polish
Pashto, Pushto
Portuguese
Quechua
Rhaeto-Romance
Kirundi
Rumanian
Russian
Kinyarwanda
Sanskrit
Sindhi
Sangho
Serbo-Croatian
Singhalese
Slovak
Slovenian
Samoan
Shona
Somali
Albanian
Serbian
Siswati
ST
SU
SV
SW
TA
TE
TG
TH
TI
TK
TL
TN
TO
TR
TS
TT
TW
UK
UR
UZ
VI
VO
WO
XH
YO
ZU
Sesotho
Sundanese
Swedish
Swahili
Tamil
Telugu
Tajik
Thai
Tigrinya
Turkmen
Tagalog
Setswana
Tonga
Turkish
Tsonga
Tatar
Twi
Ukrainian
Urdu
Uzbek
Vietnamese
Volapuk
Wolof
Xhosa
Yoruba
Zulu
Specifications
GENERAL
Power requirement : AC 110 V – 220 V
, 50 Hz/60 Hz
Power consumption
Power on
: 25 W
Power off
: 4.0 W
Temperature
Operating
: 5°C to 40°C (41°F to 104°F)
Storage
: –20°C to 60°C (–4°F to140°F)
Operating position
: Horizontal only
Dimensions (WxHxD) : 435 mm x 93 mm x 272 mm
Weight
: 4.1 kg
Format
: VHS NTSC standard
Maximum recording time
(SP)
: 210 min. with T-210 (ST-210) video
cassette
(EP)
: 630 min. with T-210 (ST-210) video
cassette
S/N Ratio
: 90 dB
Harmonic distortion : 0.1%
Wow and flutter
: Below Measurable Level
Dynamic range
: 90 dB
Output
Component-Y : (RCA) 1.0 Vp-p/75 ohm
Component-PB/PR
: (RCA) 0.7 Vp-p/75 ohm
Audio
: (RCA) 2 Vrms, 1 Kohm
Digital Audio
: (COAXIAL) 0.5 Vp-p/75 ohm
TUNER
Tuning system
Channel coverage
VHF
UHF
CATV
RF output
VIDEO/AUDIO (VCR deck)
Signal system
: NTSC color signal and EIA
monochrome signal, 525 lines/60 fields
Recording system
: DA4 (Double Azimuth) head helical
scan system
Signal-to-noise ratio : 45 dB
Horizontal resolution : 230 lines
Frequency range
: 70 Hz to 10,000 Hz (Normal audio)
20 Hz to 20,000 Hz (Hi-Fi audio)
Input/Output
: RCA connectors:
IN x 1, OUT x 1
VIDEO/AUDIO (DVD deck)
Signal system
Applicable disc
: NTSC
: DVD (12 cm, 8 cm)
CD (12 cm, 8 cm)
: Frequency synthesized tuner
: Channels 2 – 13
: Channels 14 – 69
: 113 Channels
: Channel 3 or 4 (switchable; preset to
Channel 3 when shipped)
75 ohms, unbalanced
TIMER
Clock reference
Program capacity
: Quartz
: 1-year programmable timer/
8 programs
Memory backup time : Approx. 3 minutes
Specifications shown are for SP mode unless otherwise
specified.
E.& O.E. Design and specifications subject to change without
notice.
Audio characteristics
DVD
: 4 Hz – 22 KHz
Frequency response
CD
: 4 Hz – 20 KHz
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On-Screen Display (VCR Deck) ............................17
P
Instant Timer Recording (ITR) ...............................20
Playable discs..........................................................6
Playback on DVD Deck
Changing the language, sound,
and scene angle ...........................................25
Changing the picture tone (VFP) ......................25
Changing the Sound Field ................................25
Menu Bar Functions .........................................26
MP3/JPEG Files Playback ...............................27
One Touch Replay ...........................................24
Repeat Playback ..............................................25
Using the disc menu .........................................24
Zooming the picture..........................................24
Playback on VCR Deck
Adjusting Tracking Condition............................19
Index Search ....................................................18
Instant ReView .................................................18
Next Function Memory .....................................18
One Touch Replay ...........................................19
Repeat Playback ..............................................19
Selecting Soundtrack .......................................19
Skip Search ......................................................18
Plug&Play Set........................................................11
M
Q
Dubbing from DVD to VCR ....................................29
E
Editing with another video recorder
or a camcorder ...................................................28
Express Timer Programming .................................21
I
Mode Set (VCR deck)
2ND AUDIO RECORD .....................................33
AUDIO MONITOR ............................................33
AUTO POWER OFF.........................................33
AUTO SP =EP TIMER ....................................32
BLUE BACK ....................................................33
PICTURE CONTROL .......................................32
SUPERIMPOSE ...............................................32
VIDEO STABILIZER.........................................33
Mode Set (DVD deck)
AUDIO LANGUAGE .........................................13
D. RANGE COMPRESSION ............................35
DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT ...............................35
DOWN MIX.......................................................35
FILE TYPE .......................................................34
MENU LANGUAGE ..........................................13
MONITOR TYPE ..............................................34
ON SCREEN GUIDE........................................35
ON SCREEN LANGUAGE ...............................13
PICTURE SOURCE .........................................34
RESUME ..........................................................35
SCREEN SAVER .............................................34
SUBTITLE ........................................................13
Monitor Set (DVD deck).........................................12
L
Language Code List ..............................................38
Language Set
Menu/Audio/Subtitle Language
Set (DVD deck only) .....................................13
On-screen Language Set (DVD deck)..............13
On-screen Language Set (VCR deck)..............12
Questions & Answers ............................................37
R
Region code ............................................................2
Remote A/B/C/D Code Switching ..........................31
S
Satellite Auto Recording ........................................23
Scan Mode Set .....................................................11
Second Audio Recording .......................................20
Specifications ........................................................38
Operations on
DVD Deck
D
T
Tape Remaining Time/Time Counter ....................20
To cancel or change a program.............................22
Tray Lock ...............................................................31
Troubleshooting .....................................................36
Tuner Set
Auto Channel Set .............................................15
Manual Channel Set .........................................15
Advanced Operations
Check, cancel and change programs ....................22
Child Lock ..............................................................31
Clock Set ...............................................................14
Connections
Basic Connections..............................................9
Component Video Connection .........................10
Connecting To A Dolby Digital Decoder or An Amplifier
With A Built-in DTS (DVD deck only) .................30
U
Unplayable discs .....................................................6
Usable cassette .......................................................6
W
Watching one programme while
recording another ...............................................20
When programs overlap each other ......................22
Additional Information
C
Preparation
O
Buttons, Connectors, and Indicators
Front View ..........................................................7
Front Display Panel ............................................7
Rear View ...........................................................7
Remote ...............................................................8
Operations on
VCR Deck
B
Introduction
List of Terms
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