Akura AMTDR5505 Manual HDD & DVD Player Instruction Manual

Akura AMTDR5505 Manual HDD & DVD Player Instruction Manual
DR5505 MANUAL
HDD+DVD RECORDER
Technical Specifications
Safety Instructions
Technical Specifications
Output
Audio Specifications
Danger Symbol
The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol
within an equilateral triangle is intended to
alert the user to the presence of dangerous
voltage in the unit
Audio level:1.0~2.0 Vrms (10k ohm load)
Frequency response: 4Hz~44KHz (2dB)
S /N ratio 90dB
Audio distortion+noise -65dB(1KHz)
Warning Symbol
The exclamation point within
an equilateral triangle is intended to
alert the user to the presence of
important operation and maintenance
(servicing) instructions in the manual
accompanying the unit.
WARNING
Input
General specifications
Working humidity
Audio Level 2.0 Vrms (10k ohm Load)
HDD:80GB(or 160G/250G)
Power supply
AC100-240V~ 50/60Hz
Power consumption: 45W
Standby power consumption: 3W
Size: 430mmX48mmX310mm
Weight
Net: 4.65kg
Gross: 5.3kg
Relative humidity: 15~75%(without water condensation)
To prevent fire or electric shock, do not expose the unit to rain or moisture. Never attempt to open the cabinet,
dangerous high voltages are presented in the unit. Refer servicing to qualified service personnel when necessary.
Maintenance Notice
Do not put the unit near strong magnetic field, somewhere exposed to direct sunlight or near heat radiation
equipment (such as a heater), at top of other heat radiation objects, in a place with bad ventilation and much
dirt, somewhere subject to vibration and instability, somewhere exposed to moisture or rain. The unit shall be
installed in a smooth and dry place with good ventilation.
When the unit is moved from a cold place to a warm one, the laser head might get dewed and the unit might
not work normally. In this case, keep the power on for an hour or two (with no disk loaded) before playing
normally.
Clean the surface of the unit with some neutral detergent. Do not use organic solvent such as alcohol or
gasoline. Never polish the unit with sand paper.
If the unit is not to be used for a long time, disconnect the power plug from the wall outlet. Note: Do not pull
the power cord when disconnect the unit from the wall outlet.
For optimum performance, do not place heavy objects on the unit.
Caution
The unit employs a laser system. To prevent direct exposure to the laser radiation, do not attempt to open the
cabinet. Visible laser may radiate when the cabinet is opened or the interlocks are defeated.
Do not stare into the laser beams.
To ensure the proper use of the unit, read this manual carefully.
Keep this manual properly for future reference. If the unit requires servicing, please contact the seller or our
service ceatre
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Technical Specifications
Table of Contents
Technical Specifications
Basic Information
Features of the recorder
Terms
Identification of Controls
Front and Rear Panels
Remote Control
Installation and Remote Control Usage
System Connections
Connect to a TV
Connect to 5.1 channel amplifier
Connect to an amplifier with digital decoder
System connection for recording external signals
NAVIGATION Mode
Recording Mode
Introduction
Entering the recording mode and menu description
Manual Record
Recording to DVD or HDD
Recording Quality
One Touch Record (OTR)
DV Controlled Recording
Copy from USB to optical disc
Copy from HDD to optical disc
Timer Recording
Chapter Editing
Introduction
Entering the Chapter Editing mode
Menu description
Operation steps
Selecting the title to be edited
Split title
Chapter Marker
Hide/Unhide the title
Index Picture
Play
Exiting the Chapter Editing
HDD EDITING
HDD Editing
Delete
Split
Segment
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Supported disc
formats
Supported recordable
disc formats
DVD
Recording quality
HQ(Perfect Quality), SP(Standard Play), SP+, EP(Extend Play), LP,
SLP(Standard Long Play) .
Input
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DVD+R,DVD+RW
Recording format
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DVD, DVD+R/RW, DVD-R/RW, SVCD, VCD, CD-DA, MUSIC, JPEG
Output
Input RF Features
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Composite Video Input
S-Video Input (Y+C)
DV Input(1394)
RF Input
Analog Audio Input
USB Input
Component Video Input
Composite Video Output
S-Video Output(Y+C)
Component Video Output
Analog 5.1-Channel Audio Output
Digital Audio Coaxial Output
SCART Output
System: PAL SECAM
Impedance: 75 imbalance coaxial cable
Output
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Video
Features
MPEG-II
Input
Composite Video
System: NTSC/PAL
Video Level: 1.00.2Vp-p 75
S-Video
Y Output Level: 1.0 Vp-p 75
C Output Level: 0.3 Vp-p 75
Video Horizontal resolution:
Y S/N 65dB
500 lines
Composite Video
System: NTSC/PAL
Video Level: 1.00.2Vp-p 75
S-Video
Y Input Level: 1.0 Vp-p 75
C Input Level: 0.3 Vp-p 75
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Appendix (Troubleshooting Guide)
Table of Contents
Before contacting service personnel, please check possible causes according to the following
instructions.
Possible Cause
Symptom
No Power
1. Connect to the power supply.
1.Power supply disconnected;
2.Bad contact between the power plug
2. Plug again or replace the receptacle with a new one.
and the receptacle;
3. Switch on the receptacle.
3. The power of the receptacle is switched off.
1.Incorrect signal connection;
2.The disc is deformed or dirty;
3. The system is in the mute status.
1. Connect the signals properly.
2. Clean or fix the disc.
3. Press the Mute button.
1. Incorrect signal connection;
2. Incorrect TV status.
3. TV system out mode is Progressive,
but your TV system is Interlace mode
1. Connect the signals properly.
2. Adjust the TV/AV status.
3. Press PS/IS to angle to mode.
No colour
1. Wrong selection of TV system;
2. Improper colour adjustment;
3. Incorrect video output settings
1. Set up the system by pressing the System
button of the remote control.
2. Readjust the colour.
3. Check if the video output settings are correct.
Disc cannot
be played
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6.
Remote control
malfunction
1. The remote control is not directed at the
sensor;
2. The receiving distance is more than 8 meters;
3. Low voltage of the RC batteries;
4. There is an obstacle between the unit and RC.
Sudden malfunction
1. Bad disc quality;
2. Press other buttons by mistake;
3. Static from the outside.
Picture dividing
1. The selected system is incompatible
with the disc;
1. Set up the correct system.
External signals
cannot be recorded
1. Incorrect system connection;
2. No disc or non-recordable disc;
3. The disc has been finished;
4. There is no free space in the disc.
1. Connect properly.
2. Insert a recordable disc.
3. Change a disc.
4. Change a disc.
No sound
No picture
No disc in the drive;
Disc placed wrongly;
Moisture has condensed in the unit;
Not in a playing status;
Wrong disk format;
Disc is dirty.
1. Input source not prepared;
2. Wrong video output system;
No monitoring signal
3. The actual input source is not
consistent with the selected one.
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Remedy
1. Insert a disc;
2. Put the disc on the disc tray properly
with the label side up.
3. Leave the unit on for about an hour
(without disc) before using it again.
4. Press the Play button to switch to
playing status.
5. Replace it with a supported disc.
6. Clean the disc with a soft cloth from the
centre to the edge.
1. Direct the remote control at the
sensor.
2. Reduce the receiving distance.
3. Replace all the batteries.
4. Remove the obstacle.
1. Wait for 5~10 seconds and the playing
will be restored.
2. Operate again.
3. Shut off the unit for 1-2 minutes and
open it again.
1. Prepare the input source.
2. Switch the video output system.
3. Select a proper input source.
Timer recording
cannot be done
1.The disc does not meet the requirement;
2. Wrong time settings (System Clock or
Recording Time);
3. The input source doesn't work properly
during the recording time;
4. System power failure.
1. Replace it with a new DVD+R or
DVD+RW disc.
2. Set up the time again.
3. Ensure the input source work properly
during the recording time.
4. Set the system to standby status.
Recording
aborted halfway
1. There is no free space in the disc;
2. Bad disc quality.
1. Replace it with a blank disc.
2. Replace it with a high quality disc.
Change Index Picture
Rename
Lock
Protect
Disc Operation
Introduction
Entering the Disc Operation mode
Menu Description
Operation Steps
Erase Optical Disc
Lock Disc
Rename Disc
Record a New Title
Overwrite Disc
Finalise Disc
EXIT
Title Editing
Introduction
Entering the Title Editing Mode
Play Mode
Entering the Play Mode
Menu Description
Operation
Direct Play
Entering the Title before Playing
Entering Menu before Playing
End Play
Play Mode Control
Normal Play
Repeat Play
Program Play
Random Play
Play Process Control
Menu Operation
Forward Play
Back Play
Pause/Step Play
Volume Control
Selection Play Mode
Selection Play
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Basic Information
Table of Contents
Usage of the GO TO Button
Audio Selection
Audio Channel Selection
Subtitle Selection
Multi-angle Switch
PBC ON/OFF(Available only for VCD 2.0 or above versions)
Picture Zoom Function
Play a USB DISC
HDD Play mode
HDD Playback
Time shifting introduction
System Setup
Operation Interface and General Steps
Auto Chapter Marker
Record Quality
APS (Auto program scan)
Modify Channel
Program Table
Country Selection
SETUP MENU-VIDEO
SETUP MENU-AUDIO
SETUP MENU-LANGUAGE
SETUP MENU-DATE/TIME
SETUP MENU-PREFERENCES
SETUP MENU-Time shift
Appendix(Troubleshooting Guide)
Technical Specifications
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SETUP MENU -Time shift
SETUP MENU -TimeShift
Timeshift default mode
Timeshift buffer mode:
Timeshift default source:
Hard disk Info
Tuner(ON): When the system is turned on, it will enter the tuner
and timeshift on state automatically.
FCVBS(ON): It will enter FCVBS and timeshift ON state
automatically.
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Space Management
Automatica
Empty hard disk
Go!
Erase optical disc
OK
Timeshift buffer mode:
Use the arrow button to highlight the Time Shift butter mode
row, press select button to select Refresh or Preserve.
Refresh (or flush) mode refreshes the buffer upon changing the
TV channel.
Preserve maintains the content of the buffer upon changing
the TV channel.
NOTE: Refer to Time Shift introduction page for detailed
explanation.
Hard disk info
Show information on HDD size in GByte,
HDD available space in GByte and percentage
SETUP MENU -TimeShift
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Timeshift default mode
Tuner(ON)
Timeshift buffer mode:
Refresh
Hard disk lnfo
Preserve
Space Management
Automatica
Empty hard disk
Go!
Erase optical disc
OK
Notice!
HDD size: 189712 MB
Used space: 299 MB
Remain space: 189412 MB
Title number 0
Space Management
Automatic: When Space Management is 'Automatic' and the
HDD is full, the system should overwrite un-protected titles
in FIFO scheme the exception is when the title is selected to
be dubbed - in which case, the title shall be kept until dubbing
is over.
When Space Management is 'Manual' and the HDD is full,
system will show the Popup message: The hard disk drive is full.
Please erase some programs to perform further recording.
Empty hard disk
Erase all programs on HDD. A message will be shown: All
video programs on the hard disk drive will be lost, the system
must be restarted continue? GO, No (default)
OK
SETUP MENU -TimeShift
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Timeshift default mode
Tuner(ON)
Timeshift buffer mode:
Refresh
Hard disk lnfo
Show
Space Management
Automatica
Empty hard disk
Manually
Erase optical disc
OK
SETUP MENU -TimeShift
Erase optical disc
Erase all programs on optical disc. A message will be shown:
All video programs on the optical disc will be lost, continue?
OK, No (default)
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Tuner(ON)
F-CVBS(ON)
Timeshift default mode
Tuner(ON)
Timeshift buffer mode:
Refresh
Hard disk lnfo
Show
Space Management
Automatica
Empty hard disk
GO!
Erase optical disc
OK
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System Setup
Basic Information
Change Password
New Password
1. To modify a password, use arrow buttons to select the Change
Enter password here.
password display chart. Press the ENTER button and a dialog
Input new password.
box will pop up as shown in the right chart.
Input new again.
2. Use arrow buttons to select the Enter password here editor
box, enter the password with the number buttons.
OK
Cancel
3. Use arrow buttons to select the Input new password editor box,
input the new password with the number buttons.
Then input the new password again with the number buttons in the Input new again edit box.
4. Use the arrow buttons to select the OK button.
After the setting of authorization level has been done, each time when the unit plays a disc of such level, a password is required.
If you forget the password, you can enter the super password.
Reset to Factory Default
1. In the General Settings menu, use the or button to select the
SELECT button. The OSD will display as follows.
2. Use the or button to select OK .
3. Press the ENTER button to restore all default settings.
When your unit doesn't work properly, it is possibly due to
some wrong settings. Please try the Reset to Factory Default
function to see if the unit can restore to its normal working status.
Reset to Factory Default
item and press the
Reset to Factory Defaults
System will reset all setup items to the
Features of the recorder
The machine is capable of processing and recording various video signals into high quality DVD disks and HDD,
such as the input signals of TV, ordinary disk player and DV.
In addition, the machine can be used as a DVD player of excellent performance. It has all the functions of an
ordinary DVD player. The two-in-one function of the machine will increase your life quality and enhance your
enjoyment of entertainment.
Permit multiple-signal input
1 Composite Video input
2 S-Video input
3 TV TUNER input
4 DV input
5 Analog audio input
6.USB input
7.SCART Input
Supply multiple-signal output
1 Composite Video output
2 S-video output
3 Component Video output
4 5.1 CH output
5 Coaxial output
6 SCART output
Multiple DVD recording quality
The machine provides users with 6 recording qualities. And the resolution and recording time
varies according to different recording qualities. You can balance between the high resolution against
long recording time.
defaull valoes. OK to confirm, Cancel to
Multiple recording modes
exit.
OK
Cancel
Screen Saver
The Screen Saver function means that when the unit is idle (or without monitored output) for some time, some
interesting pictures will appear automatically on the screen as a screen saver.
1. In the General Settings menu, use the or button to move the cursor and select the Screen Saver item.
2. Press the ENTER button and the Screen Saver item will drop down a list as shown in the chart.
3. Use the or button to move the cursor, and select ON or OFF .
4. Press the SELECT button to activate or inactivate the Screen Saver function. When the screen saver appears,
press any button to exit .
5. Press the ENTER button to return to the upper level menu and set up other items.
The machine permits 3 modes of recording such as normal manual recording, timer recording and OTR,
so as to facilitate your use.
Simple menu operation
The machine employs interface-friendly menu operation. You do not have to memorize the complicated
functional keys and can finish most of operations using only several arrow keys and the select key.
Stand-by Function
Remote control stand-by function will make you use the machine more easily and freely. And it can help
you finish timer recording in a power conserving manner.
Suitable for the following disks:
It can play DVD, DVD+R/RW, VCD, SVCD, CD-DA, Mixed CD-DA, MPEG 4(3.xx,4.xx,5.02,5.05),
MUSIC, JPEG and so on multi format discs. It can record DVD+R and DVD+RW disks.
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Basic Information
System Setup
SETUP MENU -DATE/TIME
Terms
HDD/DVD disk
HDD/DVD disk is a highly compact device for storing. The high quality audio and video information is
stored in it after being compiled in MPEG-II format. There are 4 types of DVD disks such as bosseyed single
-layer DVD-5 with the capacity of 4.7 GB, bosseyed bi-layer DVD-9 with the capacity of 8.5GB, double-faced
singled-layer DVD-10 with the capacity of 9.46GB and double-faced bi-layer DVD-18with the capacity of 17GB.
The storing capacity of HDD is 80/160GB.
DVD+RW disk
DVD+RW disk is also called DVD + Rewritable disk. It can be recorded for about 1000 times.
DVD+R disk
DVD+R disk is also called Write-one DVD disk. It can be recorded for only one time. The recorded disk can be
played on other DVD player after being finalised and then it can not be recorded again.
Erasing the disk
Erasing the disk means removing information stored on the optical disc or hard disc.
Compatibility (Finalise)
Compatibility (Finalise) means to process the information stored in the disk so as to make it compatible with
other DVD players. Without this process, the disk can only be played on this machine. This function is relevant to
DVD+R disks only.
Preparation for recording
Formal preparation for recording includes examining the eligibility of the disk and the recording format, doing
necessary optical adaptation and prewriting the content area.
Recording quality
For DVD+R/RW disk with the capacity of 4.7 GB, HDD disc with capacity of 80/160GB, there are 6 different
recording quality in accordance with the compressing program.
SLP: Ordinary resolution, a bosseyed recordable DVD disk can record 6-hour programs
LP: Ordinary resolution, a bosseyed recordable DVD disk can record 5-hour programs
EP: Good resolution, a bosseyed recordable DVD disk can record 4-hour programs
SP+: Ordinary resolution, a bosseyed recordable DVD disk can record 3-hour programs
SP: Better resolution, a bosseyed recordable DVD disk can record 2-hour programs
HQ: Best resolution, a bosseyed recordable DVD disk can record 1-hour programs
Title
The images and music in the DVD disk are divided into several parts and the biggest unit for each part is title.
For ordinary image of video software, it is film. And for ordinary music of audio software, it is music. Each
title corresponds with a serial number so that it can be easily searched.
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Program
If you select Auto in the Date-Time setting optical bar,
you must select a Public Broadcasting Station (PBS channel
in USA)which is available in your area, the clock will set
itself by tuning to this channel.
Date-Time Setting
Auto
Program
p001
p002
p003
p004
Date(dd/mm/yy)
Time(hh/mm)
Ch029
Ch031
Ch034
Ch038
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Date(dd/mm/yy)
·Press the SETUP button on the remote control to display the SYSTEM SET-UP MENU.
·Use the CURSOR buttons of the remote control to select the Date(dd/mm/yy) and press
the ENTER button to confirm.
·Enter the correct date in mm/dd/yy format (Month/Day/Year) using the 0...9 keys.
Time(hh/mm)
·Use the CURSOR button of the remote control to select TIME and press ENTER to confirm.
Enter the correct time in hh:mm:ss format (Hour: Minute: Seconds) using the 0...9 keys..
·After the date and time have been entered, press the SETUP button on the remote control to exit.
SETUP MENU - PREFERENCES
Parental Level
Setting authorization level and password of the unit renders some discs which contain restricted
content playable only after the input of password. This function enables you to impose restrictions
on the playing of some discs which are not suitable for children.
SETUP MENU -PREFERENCES
1. In the Play Settings menu, use the or button to move
Parental Level
NO PARENTAL
the cursor, select the Parental Level item, and press the
1.kid Safe
Change Password
2.G
ENTER button. Then the OSD displays:
Reset to Factory Default
3.PG
2. Enter the password, and press the ENTER button. The
ON
Screen saver
TV screen will display the dialog box as shown in the right chart.
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The super password is 6666.
3. Select the Parental Level list box, and press the Factory
button to drop down a menu as shown in the right chart.
4. Use the or button to select an authorization level (Off, 8: Adult...Safe) and press the ENTER button to
confirm.
5. If the original password is not to be modified, use arrow buttons to select the OK button and press the
ENTER button.
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System Setup
Menu Language
1. In the Language Settings menu, use the or button to select the Menu Language item, and press the
ENTER button to drop down a menu, as shown in the following chart.
2. Use the or button to select the language you want and
SETUP MENU -LANGUAGE
press the ENTER button.
OSD Language
English (GB)
* The system will give priority to this setting as the DVD
English
Audio Language
audio output language. If the DVD played does not support
English
Sublille Language
English
the selected language, the setting will be invalid.
Menu Language
French
* You can change the audio language at any time during playing. 1
German
See Play Mode for details.
Italian
3. Press the RETURN button to return to the upper level
menu and set up other items.
Basic Information
Terms(continued)
Chapter
It refers to the subtitle of the title of each division of the DVD image or music. Normally one title contains
several chapters. And each chapter has its own mark number so that it can be searched easily.
Track
Music or image in CD-DA or VCD is divided into several areas. Each area is a track. Each track has its own
mark number so that it can be searched easily.
Note
For the DVD language settings in this section, some discs might not contain the language you set. In this case.
your settings will be invalid. The language played will be the one that is provided by the disc.
Some discs may contain a language selection menu, your selection in this menu rather than the corresponding
settings of the unit will be effective.
SETUP MENU-DATE/TIME
Date- Time Setting
The time and date have to be set before a timer record can be set. There are two ways to set the product
SETUP MENU -DATE/TIME
clock: AUTO setting and MANUAL setting.
Date-Time Setting
Auto
Press the SETUP button on the remote control to display
Manual
Program
the SYSTEM SET-UP MENU. Use the CURSOR buttons
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Date(dd/mm/yy)
to highlight Date-Time Setting bar and press the ENTER
DO 06
Time(hh/mm)
button. Use the or buttons on the remote control to
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move the highlighted bar to Date-Time setting and press
ENTER button to select Auto or Manual.
Auto: If a Public Broadcasting Station (PBS channel in
USA) is available in your area, the clock may set itself automatically by tuning to this channel.
Manual: If the clock does not automatically set itself, the clock will need to be manually set.
·Make sure the antenna or cable box connections are correct.
·Change the channel to the local PBS station.
Multiple angles function
Some DVDs record different images of one view taken from different angles.
The user can view such images by pressing the angle key.
Multiple languages function
Some DVDs record sound in several different languages. And the different languages can be released
according to the corresponding function on the menu.
Multiple Subtitle function
Some DVDs record the picture description in multiple languages. Press the SUBTITLE key while
watching, and record of subtitle in different languages will appear.
Region code
In order to protect intellectual property, the relevant organization has devided the world into 6 regions. And each
region can only use DVD players and DVD disks with certain region code. The illustration on the right
introduces the symbols of the six regions. The DVD players of one region cannot play the DVD disks of
another one. The six regions are:
1 2 3 4 5 6
1 Canada, USA and its possessions.
2 Japan, Europe, South Africa, Middle East ( including Egypt)
3 Southeast Asia, East Asia (including Hong Kong)
4 Australia, New Zealand, Central America, Mexico, South America, Caribbean Sea
5 Former USSR region, India, Africa (including South Korea and Mongolia)
6 Mainland China
Progressive and Interlace
Interlace means a frame picture be scanned to two field, first scan odd field, then scan even field, the Images
of resolution is ordinary. Progressive means a frame picture be scanned at one field, the images of resolution
is higher, The machine provides both Progressive and Interlace modes.
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Identification of Controls
FRONT PANEL
7
1
9 10
8
PLAY
REC
STOP
SOURCE
2
3
LPCM Output
The unit can set the LPCM96K and LPCM48K difference Audio Sampling frequency.
Dynamic Range
The unit can set the full 3/ 4 1/ 2 1/ 2
off value, You can select different value to compress Audio
output range. You can feel the difference of Audio output effect under different values.
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OPEN/CLOSE
SETUP MENU -LANGUAGE
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1. To satisfy the needs of consumers in different regions, the unit provides various interface languages.
2. Enter the system setup mode.
In the System Setup control bar menu, use the or button to move the cursor, select the Language
item, and press the ENTER button to enter the Language Settings menu, which contains four items,
SETUP MENU -LANGUAGE
as shown in the chart.
9.RECORD Button
1.POWER Button
2.DVD Tray
3. OPEN/CLOSE Button
4.VFD
5.1394 DV INPUT
6.USB INPUT
10.SOURCE Button
System Language
1. In the Language Settings menu, use the or but ton to
select the System Language item, and press the
ENTER button to drop down a menu.
2. Use the or button to select the language you want and
press the ENTER button to confirm. The interface
language will change immediately according to the settings.
7 . PLAY Button
8.STOP Button
OSD Language
English
Audio Language
English
Subtitle Language
English
Menu Language
English
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REAR PANEL
Audio Language
SETUP MENU -LANGUAGE
OSD Language
13
3
1
4
7
6
5
C
SL
L
Cb/Pb
Y
VIDEO
VIDEO
L
SW
SR
R
Cr/Pr
Coaxial
S-Video
S-Video
R
IN
TV
OUT
ANTENNA
AC 100V-240V
50/60H Z
SCART OUT
5.1CH AUDIO OUT
2
VIDEO OUT DIGITAL OUT
VIDEO OUT
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VIDEO IN
9
ANALOG AUDIO
IN
10
SCART IN
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12
English
1. In the Language Settings menu, use the or button
Audio Language
English
to select the Audio Language item, and press the
Subtitle Language
French
ENTER button to drop down a menu.
Menu Language
German
2. Use the or button to select the language you want
Italian
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and press the ENTER button.
* If you play a DVD disc supporting the selected language,
the system will adopt that language as the DVD menu
language.
* If the disc doesn't support the selected language, the system will adopt the language provided by the disc.
Subtitle Language
1. TV Antenna inpu t
2. TV Antenna output
3. 5.1CH AUDIO OU TPUT
(L,R,SL,SR,C,SW)
4. Component Videos Output
(Y, Cr/Pr, Cb/Pb)
5.Video output
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6. Video Input
7. Analog audio in (Rear left/right)
8. Coaxial Output
9. S-video Output
10.S-video Input
11. SCART INPUT only for Europe)
12. SCART OUTPUT only for Europe)
13.100V-240V(AC)
Some DVD discs may contain various subtitle languages. This setting is to determine the default DVD subtitle
language.
1. In the Language Settings menu, use the or button to select the Subtitle Language item, and press the
ENTER button to drop down a menu.
2. Use the or button to select the language you want and press the ENTER button.
* Off means the subtitle output is off.
* The system will give priority to this setting as the DVD subtitle language. If the DVD played does not support
the selected language, the setting shall be invalid.
* You can change the subtitle language at any time during playing. See Play Mode for details.
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System Setup
Remote Control
Video Output Format
SETUP MENU -VIDEO
TV Type
1. In the General Settings menu, use the or button to move
TV Display
the cursor, select the Video Output Format item and press
Video Output Format
the ENTER button.
2. Select the Progressive or Interlace option for video scan
1
Video outputt
output mode, and press the ENTER button to confirm.
DIVX(R) VOD
* This function can be achieved by pressing PS/IS button on the
remote control.
PAL
4:3 LB
Interlaced
Progressive
CVBS
OK
DIVX(R) VOD
1. In the General settings menu, use the or button to move
the cursor, select the DIVX VOD item.
2. A registration code can be obtained from the notice. You
could use this code to upload files from the website, Press
the Ok button to return.
Notice!
Your registration code is:BX3DADKT
to learn more visit www.divx.com/vod
OK
SETUP MENU- AUDIO
1. Enter the System Setup control menu.
2. Use the or button to select the AUDIO item.
3. Press the ENTER button to enter the Play Setting
mode. The following chart is the for Play Setting main menu.
SETUP MENU -AUDIO
Analog Audio output
2CH
SPDIF Output
RAW
LPCM Output
LPCM 96K
Dynamic Range
Off
1
Analog Audio output
The unit can set the analog audio output at 2-CH or 5.1-CH. The output of 2-CH comes from L and R channels.
1.Enter the play settings menu, use the or button to select SPDIF Output item, and press the ENTER
button.
2.Use the or button to select 2-CH or 5.1-CH, and press the ENTER button to confirm.
SPDIF Output
This unit has a digital audio output. You can enjoy music of better quality through an amplifier with a digital audio
decoder.
1.Enter the play settings menu, use the or button to select SPDIF Output item, and press the ENTER
button to drop down a menu.
2.Use the arrow buttons to select a proper value (RAW, LPCM), and press the ENTER button.
3.Press the RETURN button to return to the upper level menu and set up other items.
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1. OPEN/CLOSE
2.SUBTITLE
3. AUDIO
4. NUMBERS
5. SETUP
6. DIRECTION
(UP/DOWN/LEFT/RIGHT)
7. ENTER
8. SOURCE
9. CHANNEL +
10.REC/OTR
(RECORD/ONE-TOUCH RECORD)
11.CHANNEL 12.DISC OP
13.PLAY
14.PAUSE/STEP
15.PREV
16.NEXT
17.DVD
18. TIMESHIFT
19.EDIT
20.FINALIZE
21.ADD/CLEAR
22.RANDOM
23.A-B REPEAT
24.REPEAT
25.STANDBY
26.PS/IS
27.ANGLE
28.MUTE
29.GOTO
30.TITLE
31.MENU
32.VOLUME+
33.VOLUME34.TIMER
35.RETURN
36.STOP
37.FF
38.FB
39. DV/USB
40. HDD/DUB
25
1
STANDBY
OPEN/CLOSE
26
2
3
SUBTITLE
AUDIO
ANGLE
PS/IS
1
2
3
4
5
6
27
4
7
8
9
GOTO
MUTE
28
0
TITLE
SETUP
5
30
6
7
29
ENTER
MENU
SOURCE
31
8
REC/OTR
9
+
+
10
CH
VOL
DISC OP
TIMER
32
33
11
34
12
PLAY
PAUSE/STEP STOP
RETURN
13
35
15
37
36
14
16
PREV
DVD
NEXT
FB
TIMESHIFT HDD/DUB
DV/USB
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17
18
EDIT
FINALIZE
ERASE
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ADD/CLEAR RANDOM
ZOOM
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A-B
23
24
42
DISPLAY
21
22
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QUALITY
19
20
38
FF
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REPEAT PROGRAM SORT/SLOW
45
46
41.QUALITY
42.ERASE
43.DISPLAY
44.ZOOM
45.SORT/SLOW
46.PROGRAM
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System Setup
How to install and use the remote control
Country Selection
Use the remote control arrow button, you may select 19
difference countries, when select difference country
option, when scanning channels, you can scan through
the specific channel list of the country you have selected.
SETUP MENU -RECORDING
1
SETUP MENU-VIDEO
·TV Type
The product supports two different television systems that are
Notes:
Do not drop the remote control or leave it in places of high humidity.
Do not leave the infrared ray receiver exposed to direct sunlight or bright light.
Please change the batteries of low power in time. And do not use new and old batteries together. Try
not to use rechargeable batteries.
Auto Chapter Marker
Off
Record Quality
LP
APS
SCAN
Modify Channel
EDIT
Program Table
SORT
Timer Setting Menu
OK
Country Selection
Deutschland
SETUP MENU -VIDEO
incompatible with each other. NTSC is the television system
TV Type
PAL
that is adopted in the North America region, PAL is the television
TV Display
4:3 LB
system that is adopted typically in the rest of the world especially
Video Output Format
Interlaced
in Europe and Asia.
Video outputt
CVBS
DIVX(R) VOD
OK
1. In the General Settings menu, select the
and press the
ENTER
TV Type
item
1
button to drop down a menu.
2. Select PAL or NTSC.
3. Press the
ENTER
button to confirm. This setting must be in accordance with the TV system, otherwise the
video output might not work properly.
PLAY
REC
STOP
SOURCE
OPEN/CLOSE
APP
5M
STANDBY
OPEN/CLOSE
SUBTITLE
AUDIO
ANGLE
PS/IS
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
GOTO
MUTE
0
TITLE
SETUP
ENTER
MENU
SOURCE
REC/OTR
+
CH
PLAY
PREV
DVD
+
DISC OP
TIMER
PAUSE/STEP STOP
NEXT
FB
TIMESHIFT HDD/DUB
VOL
RETURN
ERASE
QUALITY
ADD/CLEAR RANDOM
ZOOM
DISPLAY
A-B
SETUP MENU -VIDEO
1
TV Type
PAL
TV Display
NTSC
Video Output Format
Interlaced
Video outputt
CVBS
DIVX(R) VOD
OK
SETUP MENU -VIDEO
TV Type
PAL
TV Display
4:3 LB
Video Output Format
4:3 PS
16:9 WS
1
Video outputt
CVBS
DIVX(R) VOD
OK
FF
DV/USB
FINALIZE
EDIT
TV Display
1.In the Play Settings menu, press the ENTER button to
select the TV aspect ratio item and drop down a menu, as
shown in the following chart.
2.Use the or button to select a proper setting value, and
press the ENTER button to confirm. The values to be
selected in this setting are explained as follows. 16:9WS
is suitable for a wide screen TV.
Pan Scan is suitable for a TV with ordinary screen size.
When a wide screen picture is played, the left and right margin
will be cut and the picture will occupy the entire screen.
4:3 is used this for ordinary TV. When a wide screen picture is
played, a black frame will appear at the top and bottom of the
TV screen. The default value is Letter Box.
3.Press the RETURN button to return to the upper level
menu and set up other items.
Note
REPEAT PROGRAM SORT/SLOW
The playing effect depends on the recorded picture size. Some picture might not be played under the
screen format you select.
For those discs recorded as 4:3, no matter how the screen format is set, the screen format played is always 4:3.
The selection of screen format shall be in accordance with the TV screen.
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System Setup
System Connection
If you want to edit channels for the received TV programs, select the Modify Channel
item, press
ENTER button to confirm, In the pop up channel edit dialog box, use the or button and the ENTER
button to select and confirm. The steps of channel edit are as follows.
Program Number
Current TV program number.
Connect to a TV
Before the system connection, be sure to switch off the power source of this unit and other devices.
Name : P003/CH031. You can change the name using the or button and ENTER button. Press
the or button to move the cursor.
Sound Mode : PAL B/G, PAL-D/K, PAL-I, SECAM L, SECAM B/G, and SECAM D/K. Use the or
and ENTER buttons to select the proper local sound mode.
Search type : Frequency and Channel. Use the or button to ENTER this item. Then you can change
the scan mode during the scanning. Frequency: scanning by frequency in a manual scan; Channel: scanning
by uniformly allocated channel name in a manual scan.
Frequency: 551.3 MHz. When the search type is selected Frequency, this item will be shown as the frequency.
Press the or button to scan channels manually by frequency.
Channel: CH006. When the search type is selected Channel, this item will be shown as the channel. Press the
or button to scan channels manually by channel.
S-Band: S-Ch001. When the search type is selected S-Band, this item will be shown as the S-Band. Press the
or button to scan channels manually by S-Band.
Fine Tuning : Use the or and ENTER buttons to select this item and press the or button to tune
the frequency lightly.
Delete : Press OK delete current program.
After the channel information is modified, select OK and press the ENTER button to confirm. Then return to
the Channel Scan menu.
NOTE:
When in the TV state, if the audio of channel contains the stereo sound, you can press Audio button to switch the
audio output between mono and stereo sound. Or if the audio of channel contains the dual language, you can press
Audio button to switch the Audio output among mono, dual A and dual B sound.
SORT
Program Table
P001 Ch029
OK
P002 Ch031
If you want to sort various channels again, select the Sort
P003 Ch042
CANCEL
P004 Ch038
Channel Order item, press the or and ENTER buttons
P005 Ch044
to enter the Channel Sorting menu, and operate as follows.
P006 Ch046
P007 Ch059
In the left dialog box, press the or button to locate the
P008 ------channel to be changed.
Use arrow button to move this channel to the right dialog box, press ENTER button to confirm.
Press the or
button to move this channel to a desired location.
Press the ENTER button to insert the channel. The original channel at this location will move to the next
location.
After completing the sorting, press the RETURN button to exit.
Note
Be sure to connect the antenna properly before having the channel scan operation. Make sure there are TV signals at the
TV Signal Input. For the connection chart, please see the Basic Information: System Connection for Recording
External Signals for reference.
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Cr
Cb
Y
Component video output
Rear Panel of the Unit
TV
C
SL
Cb/Pb
L
Y
VIDEO
VIDEO
L
IN
TV
SCART OUT
OUT
SW
ANTENNA
SR
5.1CH AUDIO OUT
Cr/Pr
R
OUT
Coaxial
VIDEO OUT DIGITAL OUT
S-Video
VIDEO OUT
S-Video
VIDEO IN
R
ANALOG AUDIO
IN
SCART IN
Audio input
S-video
S-Video Input
Video output
SCART INPUT
lThere are three kinds of video outputs in the unit, namely component video, S-Video and composite video.
You can select one of the available video outputs of the TV and then make the connection.
lIn terms of picture quality, the component video is the best; S-Video comes next, while the composite
video is less satisfying.
lWhen connecting the audio output of the unit to the TV, connect the left and right audio outputs to the TV
audio inputs of the same group as the connected video inputs.
lThere is a scart output in the unit, use a scart cable to connect to the TV. A composite video (CVBS), a
component video (RGB) and audio (L & R) outputs are built in the scart output. When the scart output is
used, none of the above-mentioned cables is needed for connection.
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System Setup
System Connection
Connected to 5.1 channel Amplifier
C
SL
The Rear Panel of the Unit
Cb/Pb
L
VIDEO
VIDEO
Y
L
IN
TV
SCART OUT
OUT
SW
ANTENNA
SR
Cr/Pr
R
5.1CH AUDIO OUT
Coaxial
VIDEO OUT DIGITAL OUT
S-Video
S-Video
VIDEO IN
VIDEO OUT
R
ANALOG AUDIO
IN
SCART IN
Amplifier 1
Ordinary Cable 5.1 Channel
(Analog Output)
Record Quality
1. In the Recording Settings menu, use the or button to
select the Default Quality item, and press the SELECT
button to drop down a menu.
2. Use the or button to select a desired value and press
the Select button.
3. Press the RETURN button to return to the upper level
menu and set up other items.
* For the differences of the six quality levels, SP, SP+, LP,
SLP, EP and HQ, see the glossary for reference.
SETUP MENU -RECORDING
Auto Chapter Marker
Off
Record Quality
SP
SP+
APS
1
LP
Modify Channel
EP
Program Table
SORT
Timer Setting Menu
OK
Country Selection
Deutschland
APS(Auto program scan)
The unit has a channel tuner. You can receive TV signals directly from the unit. Before the tuning, you must
conduct a channel scan to enable the unit to tune in various channels automatically and determine their frequencies.
The tuned channels will be saved automatically. Even if the power is off, the saved channel information will not
be lost. Press the SETUP button to enter the System Setup mode. Use or button, highlight APS, select
it, and the following chart will pop up.
Confirm
Connected to an amplifier with digital decoder
C
SL
L
The Rear Panel of the Unit
Cb/Pb
VIDEO
Y
VIDEO
STOP
SCART OUT
SW
SR
5.1CH AUDIO OUT
R
Cr/Pr
Coaxial
S-Video
VIDEO OUT DIGITAL OUT
Audio Source Cable
VIDEO OUT
S-Video
VIDEO IN
R
ANALOG AUDIO
IN
SCART IN
or
Amplifier
The meanings of the icons:
1) Press the or button to select the APS item, as shown in the left top chart (if in TV channel state) .
2) Press OK button, shown in the right top chart. The tuner will start searching through various channel frequencies
and add available channels to the system memory. This procedure may take several minutes.
3)When the scan is completed, TOTAL CHANNELS FOUND will appear on the screen with the number
of channels that have been stored to memory. Press the SETUP button on the remote control to exit.
Modify Channel
Use the or button to Select the
Modify Channel
Modify channel information
In Audio Setup, set the Digital Output Mode to LPCM Output (For details, see System Setup-Digital
Audio Output for reference).
When using a digital signal output (coaxial or optical), the Analog Output cable is not needed for connection.
item, ENTER OK in dialog chart, as shown in the following chart .
Modify channel information
Program Number
P003
Program Number
P003
Name
Ch034
Name
Ch034
Standard
PAL 1
Standard
PAL 1
Search Type
Channel
Search Type
Frequency
Band
Standard
Channel
C-34
Frequency
607. 30MHz
OK
Delete
Fine Tuning
Fine Tuning
Delete
OK
12
2% 63.80MHz
0 channel (s) found.
CANCEL
OK
TV
OUT
Need stop current TimeShift before
AutoScan, and channel will be deleted.
OK to start auto scan, Cancel to exit.
L
IN
ANTENNA
Scan channels
Cancel
OK
OK
Cancel
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System Setup
To satisfy customers with different characteristics and suit related devices of different qualities, the unit provides
various functions. You can setup the system of the unit and regulate its operations to cater for your taste and suit well
with other related devices of yours. But if you think it's too complex, you may also use the default settings, which
can meet your basic demand.
System Connection
System connection for recording external signals (front panel signal )
When connecting with external signals, be sure to switch off the power source of the unit and other devices.
The connection with front panel inputs
Operation Interface and General Steps
This section will introduce the menu interface of the System Setup and general operation steps.
1.Press the SETUP button to enter the System Setup mode. Now the system setup control bar menu will appear
on the top of the OSD, as shown in the following chart.
SETUP MENU -RECORDING
Auto Chapter Marker
Off
The meanings of the icons are as follows.
Record Quality
SP
1)Auto Chapter Marker
2)Record Quality
APS
SCAN
3)APS
Modify Channel
EDIT
1
4)Modify Channel
Program Table
SORT
5)Program Table
Timer Setting Menu
OK
6)Timer Setting Menu
Country Selection
Deutschland
7)Country Selection
2.Use the or button to select items to be setup in the control bar and press the ENTER button to enter the
setup menu of the item. In the setup menu of a certain item, press the arrow buttons and the ENTER button
to operate some control units, and the corresponding settings will be done.
3.Press the RETURN button to return to the upper level menu. Press the SETUP button to exit the System
setup mode.
The thick side
is upward
DIGITAL
Vidicon
RECORDER FRONT
PLAY
REC
STOP
SOURCE
OPEN/CLOSE
NOTE
Refer to the manual of the connected system.
Turn off the power and unplug both units before setting up any connections.
System connection for recording external signals (rear panel signal input)
Note
The steps above are general and typical operations. Some settings might not need a certain step, or require more
steps.
Please set up the system in the Eject Disc mode or No Disc mode, otherwise some settings cannot be done.
Connection using rear panel inputs
RF Input
C
SL
L
Cb/Pb
Y
VIDEO
VIDEO
L
IN
TV
Auto Chapter Marker
1.In the Recording Settings menu, use arrow buttons to select Automatic Chapter Marker , and press the
ENTER button to drop down a menu.
SETUP MENU -RECORDING
Auto Chapter Marker
Off
2. Use the or button to select a proper value ( 5min, 10min,
20min, 30min or off ), and press the ENTER button to
Record Quality
SP
confirm.
APS
SCAN
3. Press the RETURN button to return to the upper level
Modify Channel
EDIT
1
menu and set up other items.
Program Table
SORT
* Use different time options to insert chapter markers at
Timer Setting Menu
OK
x-minute intervals during recording.
Country Selection
Deutschland
OUT
ANTENNA
SCART OUT
SW
SR
5.1CH AUDIO OUT
R
Cr/Pr
Coaxial
VIDEO OUT DIGITAL OUT
S-Video
S-Video
VIDEO IN
VIDEO OUT
Video lnput
or
R
ANALOG AUDIO
IN
SCART IN
Audio lnput
SCART OUTPUT
DVD Player
From the video input terminals, select one as desired. In terms of picture quality, CVBS stands for good,
S-VIDEO for better .
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HDD Play Mode
NAVIGATION Mode
The NAVIGATION Mode can realize all functions of the unit.
Functions
1
DVD
2
TV/Video
3
Setup
4
Timer Recording
5
USB
6
HDD
Press the menu button of the remote
control to display the screen on the left.
1.Switch to DVD Playback Mode;
2.Switch to TV/VIDEO Mode;
3.Switch to SYSTEM SETUP Mode;
4.Switch to TIMER RECORD Mode;
5.Switch to USB Playback Mode;
6.Switch to HDD Playback Mode;
The Saved program will be removed from the Time shifting buffer when Stop is pressed. The product will
carry out the Save immediately if the system is powered off.
While in Time shifting mode, you can use the following keys for other operations:
HDD/DUB
USB
Display
Display information list
Play disk
Monitor
Recording Mode
Introduction
There are various external signal inputs in the unit, including S-Video, composite video, TV tuning , DV
input and stereo audio input. You can select any group of audio and video signals from these inputs for recording.
The recording discs of the unit include DVD+RW, DVD+R and HDD. There are six available recording
modes of different qualities, including SLP (6 hours), LP (5 hours), EP (4 hours), SP+ (3hours),SP (2 hours) and
HQ (1 hour).
The unit has a function of timer recording. You can set up a recording schedule in advance. The unit will record
the programs that you select automatically.
Entering the recording mode and menu description
NOTE: (option: SETUP, HDD, SPACE MANAGEMENT, AUTOMATIC). If the STOP is not pressed and
the recording takes all the available space on the hard disk drive, the product overwrites un-protected titles
in the FIFO (First In First Out) scheme. This rule will not affect titles that are selected to be copied to DVD
The selected tiles will be kept until copying operation is over. Even after this procedure, there is no space
on the HDD to record, the product will provide the same message as if it was in MANUAL mode (see next)
Note: (option: SETUP, HDD, SPACE MANAGEMENT, MANUAL). If the STOP is not pressed and the
recording takes all the available space on the hard disk drive, the product will stop recording and repuest
the user to erase some titles and create more room on the HDD.
Note: When the source is DV, the recording will not be in Time shifting buffer. Press Source (repeatedly)
to select DV as your video source. The product s remote control will be able to send Play, Pause, Fast/Slow
Forward/Reverse commands to the camera and start a Recording (Rec), Pause (a recording) and Stop (a
recording).
You can use the SETUP, HDD, option to erase the entire content of the HDD. Please proceed with caution,
as this process is irreversible. The product will ask you: All video programs on the hard disk drive will be
lost, continue? Yes, No (default)
To enter the recording mode, take the following steps:
1. In the Non-rewritable Disc mode, press the SOURCE button to enter the Monitoring Mode.
The Monitoring Mode can be regarded as a sub-mode of the Recording Mode.
2.The system will automatically enter the Recording Mode when the setup time is reached.
For details about timer recording, see Timer Recording for reference.
3.In the Recording Mode, press the INFO button to show or hide the recording control bar menu.
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Recording Mode
HDD Play Mode
If you are using the default value of setup->Timeshift->Timeshift default source-> Tuner(ON) when the product
is turn on, the system will enter Tuner state. Timeshift turn on mode automatically, when selecting FCVBS(OFF)
item. Enter into FCVBS state, Timeshift turn off mode.
If you are using the default value of Setup-> HDD->Timeshift Buffer->Refresh, and change Channels, the
Time shifting buffer data will be lost. No message will be provided prior to doing so. However, if you set
Setup-> HDD->Time shift Buffer->PRESERVE, and change Channels, the Time shifting buffer data will be
maintained.
SETUP MENU -TimeShift
Note: If you change the input source of video and the video
standard is different (NTSC vs. PAL), the Time shifting buffer
will be erased.
Note: During Time shifting, a Timer recording (programmed
recording) may come up. As you can not watch one program in
Time shifting and record another channel, the product will ask
you to confirm if you want to keep the current channel or proceed
with Timer recording. If there is no response, the product assumes
Timer recording should be started. The message will appear 2
minutes before the Timer recording is due.
Time shift buffer mode:
1
Recording Source
You can select which video input the machine should record from. The following options are available:
Rear CVBS (Composite) Rear S-Video Tuner
Front CVBS (Composite) DV Input SCART CVBS(Composite)
Press the source button (repeatedly) to change the video source and select one of the above.
Note: If you are recording from a rear source, make sure your audio connections are connected to the rear audio inputs.
If you are recording from a front source, make sure your audio connections are connected to the front audio inputs.
Refresh
Hard disk info
Preserve
Space Management:
Automatica
Empty hard disk
GO!
Erase optical disc
OK
Time shifting is stored in a buffer that contains 60 minutes of recording. After 60 minutes, the buffer will be
progressively overwritten. If you need to keep the video contained in this buffer for future use, you can
save all or part of the buffer.
Save
In order to Save from within Time shifting buffer, two options are available:
Save Option 1. While viewing a program, press Rec. This will start saving the segment you are watching. You
can navigate forward. During the saving operation, by pressing Rec, you will increase the length of the
program you are saving by 30 minutes up to a maximum of 3 hours. Press STOP to indicate the end of the
saving operation. The saved part of the time shifting buffer will be tagged in red colour.
Save in Time shifting buffer
18:15
Manual Recording
19:15
Recording to DVD or HDD
Select Recorder to HDD or optical disc:
Press Timeshift button once to switch to manual recording mode, and press HDD/DUB or DVD button to switch difference HDD
or DVD Record source.
If you have a recordable media in the tray, you can press Rec and start recording (OTR) to DVD. Press Stop to
finish recording.
Note: The product will continue to record until the disc is full. To set the product to record for 30 minutes only, press
the RECORD button after recording has started. A message will be displayed on the screen indicating that the product
will record for 30 minutes. Each time the RECORD button is pressed, an additional 30 minutes will be added to the
record time. To pause the recording, press the PAUSE button on the remote control . Press the PAUSE button or the
REC button to resume recording. Recording will continue until the STOP button on the remote control or stop button on the
front panel of the product is pressed.
Press the remote control Timeshift button once, turn on Timeshift mode, press the button twice, switch to manual
recording mode displayed in the chart below.
Note: In the displayed chart, you may press HDD
/DUB or DVD button to switch different HDD or DVD
Record source.
Sys state: STOP
Record To Optical Disc As SP(25 min/GB)
Elapsed Time: 00:02:38 Remain Space: 02:05: 02
Recording Quality
19:06
Time shifting: Record, Stop, Pause, Play keys.
Other options: DVD, TV/Video, USB, Setup, Timer, Source Keys
You can select from up to six record quality settings to define the picture quality of the recordings and the amount of
space you want to use on the DVD/HDD. Higher quality recordings will consume more space and low quality recordings
will consume less space on the DVD/HDD.
NOTE: Use the QUALITY button to switch between different record quality options.
Save Option 2. While viewing a program, press Rec and hold down for 3 seconds. This will save the entire
Time shifting buffer. If Stop is pressed, the saving will terminate at that point in the buffer. During the saving
operation, by pressing Rec, you will increase the length of the program you are saving by 30 minutes up to a
maximum of 3 hours. Press Stop and hold on for 3 seconds if you want to cancel the entire saving operation.
3
Note: You cannot change the channel or the source if saving is on-going (the end of the recording segment is
either not entered, or in case of long recording, it has not been reached). Saving has to be manually stopped
first (by pressing STOP). The product will request you to Stop saving first. The segment will be Saved on HDD
and then channel or source change can be performed.
Note: Only one segment in the Time shifting buffer can be identified for Saving. It is not possible to identify
multiple segments. Once the segment has been Saved and registered on Title list, this segment (and its preceding
video part) will be removed from the Time shifting buffer.
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(160/200/250GB,HDD)
37/34 /42/53Hours
76/68/85/106 Hours
88/102/127/159 Hours
105/136/170/212 Hours
148/170/212/265Hours
223/204 /255/318Hours
Very Good
Good
Moderate
One Touch Recording (OTR)
This function enables you to set up the timer during the recording process. Once the scheduled time is reached, the
system will stop recording automatically.
1. Enter the Recording Mode and start recording.
2. For desired timer recording, press the REC/OTR button once or several times.
The recording time will increase by 30 minutes with every pressing of the REC/OTR button. If the
scheduled time exceeds the recordable time of the disc, normal recording mode will restore.
If the timer recording is paused or stopped, the system will cancel the timer recording process.
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Recording Mode
HDD Play Mode
DV Controlled Recording
Time shifting introduction
1. This unit can perform real-time monitoring and recording for a DV through the IEEE 1394 serial port (DV).
Connect the DV to the unit (for details, see System Connection: System Connection for Recording
External Signals ) by the front panel inputs.
Switch on the power of the unit.
Press the DV/USB button.
Switch on the Power button of the DV, set it to the CAMERA mode, and start monitoring.
Press the REC/OTR button to start recording. (Other operations are the same as in the Recording Mode)
2. This unit can also record the VCR content of the DV.
The connection method is the same as stated in the first 3 steps of 1.
Switch on the Power button of the DV to enter the VCR status, and the VCR status is Stop .
Use the remote control of the unit to complete the operations of the DV, including STOP, PLAY, PAUSE,
FB, FF, etc.
Press the REC/OTR button and then press the PLAY button to start recording.
During the recording process, press the PAUSE button to suspend recording of the unit, and press the
button again to susp end the DV. To restore play of the DV, pres s the PLAY button; if you press the
REC/OTR button, the play of the DV and the recording of the unit will resume at the same time; press
the FWD , REV button to complete forward or rewind operation for the DV, while it reports Pause
status to the unit; If you press the STOP button, the recording of the unit will stop first, and press again
to stop the play of the DV.
Note: Do not move the unit or switch off the power during the recording process.
The finalised DVD+R disc could not be recorded.
Be sure to switch off the power of the unit and the DV before connecting the DV cables.
When the product is turned on, if the setup menu setup->Timeshift->Timeshift default source-> Tuner(ON) or
you press Timeshift button from other menus, the last viewed TV channel will be tuned in and Time shifting
starts automatically. Time shifting allows 'pausing' the live TV broadcast for up to 60 minutes. At any time, the
viewing can resume. Press PAUSE to pause the broadcast, press PLAY to resume TV viewing. If the system is
paused for 60 minutes, it will automatically resume TV viewing.
Time shifting
18:15
19:15
+30 min
19:06
Time shifting: Record, Stop, Pause, Play keys.
Other options: DVD, TV/Video, USB, Setup, Timer, Source Keys
Display
Display
Display
Copy from USB to optical disc
Copy File
Enter the USB playback state ,Press REC to enter the USB
Select source File
Selected File List
archive mode. In this mode, press ADD/CLEAR button to
ChrisSpheeris_Playtime.
ChrisSpheeris_Playtime.
DeepForest_OuvertureHU
Bond_victory.mp3
select the files you desire to copy to DVD in the same file
JenniferWarnes_FamousB
JenniferWarnes_FirstWeT
list. Then press Rec to start archiving. The archiving will
NaturalBrainWaves_Anew
Swyc.mp3
take place in a unique directory created by the product.
Note: You may only archive to a blank DVD, or a DVD that
Add/Clear ADD or Remove Selected File
was previously used only for archiving from USB. You may
REC:Ach r iving Selected File(s) To Disc
not archive to a DVD that has already been used for video
recording.
HDD
Copy from HDD to optical disc
No. CH
Date
Time
Title
001 R-COMP 12/01/04 13:17
Title 1
Press the remote control HDD button, enter into the HDD
002 R-COMP 12/01/04
13:20
Title 2
003 R-COMP 12/01/04
13:24
Title 3
display state shown as follows. In this state, press ADD/
Press Add/Clear key to
select program(s)
CLEAR key to select the five titles you desire to copy to DVD,
Press Dub key to copy
selected program(s) to
then press HDD/DUB key to copy selected file to DVD.
DVD
For
other
options
Press
DVD,
Press Sort key to sort
Note1: In DVD tray ,there should be a blank Rewritable DVD
TV/VIDEO, DV/USB, SETUP or TIMER
programs by name, date
keys
or time
disc ,or the disc was previously used only for archiving from
HDD.
Note2: When copying from HDD to DVD+RW disc, there will be a flashing icon on the upper left corner
of the screen to indicate the recording process.
Note3: You can press the STOP button to finish copying from HDD to optical disc ONLY in HDD mode.
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Play Mode
Timer Recording
You can set-up the product to schedule recordings to begin and end at a specific time. The recording can be onto
Play a USB DISC
HDD or DVD. This feature is useful if the specific quality, time, date and channel of a program you want to
Insert the USB disc, the unit will detect it automatically and display a
symbol in the lower right corner
of the TV screen for a second.
In the DV Mode, press the DV button, or in the NAVIGATION Mode, to switch to USB Play Mode.
The unit will automatically identify the files in the USB DISC. The playable formats of the unit include:
*.MP3, *.WMA, *.JPG.
Press the , and ENTER buttons to select an item to play.
Press the
, and ADD/CLEAR buttons to
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select the Program Play. (Note: In the Program Play
File
Favorite/Program
mode, audio files such as *.MP3 and *.WMA and
01.MP3
MP3
02.MP3
video files such as *.JPG cannot be programmed at
03.MP3
04.MP3
the same time. That is, if the program includes audio
05.MP3
06.MP3
files, the video files cannot be programmed).
07.MP3
08.MP3
When finishing playing, the USB DISC can be
09.MP3
unplugged directly. (Note: Do not unplug the USB
disc while it is playing).
HDD Play Mode
HDD Playback
Press the remote control HDD button or in the NAVIGATION mode, switch to HDD/Playback state.
During HDD playback, the following remote control buttons are valid:
record is known in advance.
1. Press the
TIMER
button to enter the timer recording schedule setup menu, as shown in the chart to the
Timer Recording
right. There are 8 records in this menu. Each
record represents a recording schedule.
Source
or
press the
button to select a record, and
ENTER
button.
5
6
Press Select to review a scheduled recording or
create a new one. Press functions for other options
3. Set up the input source
In the Item Editor dialog box, use the
ENTER
,
buttons to select the value of
and
SOURCE
.
4. Set up the recording quality
In the Item Editor dialog box, use the
, and ENTER
buttons to select the quality value. For more information about
recording quality, for reference: HQ, SP, SP+, EP, LP, SLP.
5. Set up the recording mode
This setting is done with the third control unit in Item Editor
dialog box. Move the cursor, select the row, and press the
ENTER button to initiate the drop-down menu.
The setting may arrange a timer recording everyday, or on
some day of every week, or on a certain day of the year.
There are three options in the list. Their meanings are as
follows.
Weekly: recording every week.
Daily: recording everyday
Once: recording on a certain date
Timeshift
Goto. Num(0-9)
Time search
Press Goto button and Num(0-9)button to
select the Goto Time.
ZOOM
The zoom feature allows you to enlarge an image that is currently displayed on the screen and pan through to
specific areas on the zoomed image. There are two zoom options available (1.5x, 2.0x) which will be indicated
on the screen.
· In the status of pause, press the ZOOM button to zoom the image on the screen to 1.5x.
·Use the CURSOR buttons to pan (select the part of the image you want to zoom in on)
·Press the ZOOM button again to zoom the image on the screen to 2.0x.
·Press the ZOOM button again to return the image on the screen to normal.
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Date Start End Record VPS
1
2
3
4
2. In the timer recording setup menu, use
the
Quality
Timer Recording Setup
Source
Record To
Quality
Mode
Date
Start
End
Title
VPS
OK
Ch029
Rear S-VIDEO
Ch028
Ch029
0 6/0 1/0 5
0 0 : 2 4
0 0 :5 4
My Title
OFF
Cancel
Select a TV channel as source
Timer Recording Setup
Source
Record To
Quality
Mode
Date
Start
End
Title
VPS
OK
Ch029
SP
Once
Once
Daily
0 6/0 1/0 5
Weekly
0 0 : 2 4
0 0 :5 4
M y T i t l e
OFF
Cancel
Record executes only on the date set
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Timer Recording
6.Set up the Recording date.
A. If you select Weekly , press the ENTER button to confirm. Move the cursor to the right control unit
in the row, and press the ENTER button to pop up a week lis t, as shown in the chart. Select a proper value
according to your need.
Timer Recording Setup
B. If you select Once press the ENTER button. The date input
Source
Ch042
editor box will appear on the right. Highlight the box and press the
Record To SP
Quality
HDD
ENTER button, then use the number butt ons to enter the date in
Weekly
Mode
the form of MM/DD/YY , press the ENTER button to confirm.
Tuesday
Date
Sunday
Start
If the input is invalid, the system will prompt an input error message.
Monday
End
At the same time, the Date Input Editor Box will be left empty.
Tuesday
Title
OFF
VPS
Please enter the date again.
OK
Cancel
7. Set up the starting time of recording: In the Item Editor dialog box,
Record executes every Tuesday.
use the arrow buttons and the ENTER button to highlight the Start
option and the input box. Enter a value between 0:00 and 23:59 with the
number buttons and press the ENTER button to confirm. This function is used to set up the starting time of the
recording. If the input value is beyond the range of 0:00-23:59, the system will give an invalid message..
8. Set up the end time of recording.
Terminated operation is similar to Step 7.This setting means: when the end time is reached, the recording process will be
stopped and the unit turns to standby status.
9.Record to source: you maybe select HDD and optical disc source.
10.Set up the record title, use or to change the letter, press select button to enter it.
11.Switch the VPS function on/off. When this function is on, the system will track down and record the TV signals
automatically according to the starting time. It can also pause or stop recording automatically according to the
information given by the TV signals. When the starting time is reached but the unit doesn't get the starting time
information, the recording will start at the scheduled starting time. When the scheduled end time is reached
and the unit doesn't get the information, the recording will end at the scheduled end time. But the unit will wait for 29
hours. If the unit receives starting time information during this time, continue recording to according to this information,
After that, if the starting time information is still not available, this setting will be cancelled. (Note:VPS feature depends
on local TV broadcast signal.)
12. After completing setup of various parameters of timer recording, highlight the OK location, press the ENTER
button, and finish setting up a timer recording schedule.
13.Press the TIMER button to exit the timer recording setup menu.
14.After setting up the timer recording schedule, configure the system according to the schedule and make sure the
system is in standby or working status.
15.If the system is conducting another operation five minutes before the schedule time, it will pop up an information
box, prompting you whether to start recording or not. If the recording condition is met, highlight the OK button and
press the ENTER button to confirm. If the information box is left unattended, the system will take it as a consent
to record. After a while, it will start the recording according to the set schedule.
16.If the system is in standby status, it will enter the recording mode automatically 3 minutes in advance and start
recording following the set schedule.
17.After completing the recording, the system will restore the status before the recording automatically.
Note
The system must be properly configured with the set values before completing expected recording jobs.
Select any timer recording item and press the ADD/CLEAR button to delete it.
Do not use the finalised DVD+R disc.
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Play Mode
Subtitle Selection
Some DVD discs may have more than one kind of subtitle. You can select one of them as the output.
1. In the play control bar menu, select the Subtitle item.
DVD
There are some digits under the icon. The number on the
Normal
MODE
right is the total number of subtitle langu ages provided
Trick mode:
by the disc; the one on the left is the current selection.
01/01
TITLE
The default value can be set in the System Setup .
CHAPTER 02/14
If there is a word Off under the icon, it indicates that
01/03-OTH
AUDIO
the subtitle is off. This value can be set in the System
SUBTITLE 01/01-OTH
Setup .
2. Press the ENTER button to make the Subtitle item
01/01
ANGLE
available for selection.
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3. Press the or button of the remote control to select
DVD
the subtitle language, and press the ENTER button to
Normal
MODE
confirm.
Trick mode:
4. This function enables you to switch between subtitles by
01/01
TITLE
pressing the SUBTITLE button directly.
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01/03-OTH
AUDIO
Multi-angle Switch
01/01-OTH
SUBTITLE
For some DVD discs, the pictures are shot from different
01/01
ANGLE
angles at the same time. While playin g, y ou c an v iew from
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T- TIME
different angles.
1.In the play control bar menu, select the Angle item.
2.Press the ENTER button to make the Angle item available for selection. Enter a number and press the
ENTER button to confirm. Then the angle will be changed.
There are some digits under the icon. The number on the right is different angles of pictures provided by the
disc; the one on the left is the current selection.
PBC ON/OFF (Available only for VCD 2.0 or above versions)
1.In the play control bar menu, select the PBC ON/OFF item.
2.Select the On or Off value and press the ENTER button to activate or inactivate PBC function.
Press the MENU button to activate or inactivate PBC function directly.
Note
The so-called PBC function indicates the menu play
mode of VCD 2.0. When the PBC is on, the system will
provide a list of all tracks. You can select to play any of
these tracks using the number buttons of the remote
control. When the PBC is off, the system will play the
disc in the normal order.
Not all VCD discs support PBC play.
VCD
MODE:
Trick mode:
TRACK:
AUDIO:
PBC:
TIME:
Normal
01/01
Stereo
ON
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Picture Zoom Function
In the playing status, the unit has the function to zoom in pictures. (Available for DVD, VCD and JPEG)
1.In the playing status, press the ZOOM button,to enlarge the picture by 150% or 200%.
2.After the picture is enlarged, use the arrow buttons
,
,
or to move the picture so that you can view
different parts of the enlarged picture.
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Chapter Editing
Play Mode
The Use of the
GOTO
Introduction
Button
1. In the playing status, press the GOTO button to cycle through various options in the play control bar menu.
With the above-mentioned operations, you can use the remote control to enter the corresponding value and skip
to the corresponding location directly.
The following is an example of DVD playing. The operation of VCD playing is similar to this case.
For CD and MUSIC discs, it is no use pressing the GOTO button.
TITLE:--
CHAPTER:--
TIME:--:--:--
DVD
D-TIME:--
TR-TIME:--:--:--
For finalised discs, every title consists of only one chapter. There is no such function as selected chapter play or
random programmed play of disc segments for such discs. The index icon of each title is determined by the system.
As every title consists of only one chapter, it is inconvenient to browse the disc when you desire individualised
appreciation. The chapter editing function is to solve such problem.
Enter the Chapter Editing Mode
When the disc in the drive is DVD+RW and the system is in the DVD Monitoring mode, press DVD button to
the DVD play state, select a title and press Right button to show the Edit Title Menu and select the item Edit
Title to enter the Chapter Editing mode and the Chapter Editing control bar menu will appear.
Note
The Chapter Editing function is only available for DVD+RW discs.
If the DVD+RW disc is write-protected or the current mode does not allow the entrance of Chapter Editing mode,
the remedy for the former is to cancel the write protection with
Editing Mode
disc operation, and in the latter case, just exit the mode.
VCD
Audio Selection
Some DVD discs may have more than one OSD language. You may select one of them as the output.
1. In the play control bar menu, select the Audio item.
DVD
There are some digits under the icon. The number on the
MODE
Normal
right is the total number of OSD languages; the one on the
Trick mode:
left is the number of the current mode.
CHAPTER
02/14
2.Press the ENTER button, use the
or
button
to select the Audio item, and press the ENTER
AUDIO
01/03-OTH
button of the remote control to confirm.
SUBTITLE
01/01-OTH
3.This function enables you to switch between different
ANGLE
01/01
languages by pressing the AUDIO button directly.
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Audio Channel Selection
This function is available for CD, VCD and MUSIC discs.
1.In the play control bar menu, press the or button
to select the Audio item, press the ENTER
button to confirm and enter the input mode.
2.Use the or button to select Stereo , Right
or Left , and press the ENTER button to confirm.
3.This function enables you to switch between different
channels by pressing the AUDIO button directly.
VCD
MODE:
Normal
Trick mode:
AUDIO:
Stereo
PBC:
ON
TIME:
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Menu Description
The chapter editing control bar menu is as shown in the
following chart and the meanings for each item are as
follows:
1. Title:. The left number under the icon is the current
title to be edited; the right is the total number of the
titles in the disc.
2. Chapter. The left number is the current chapter; the
right is the total number of chapters in the title.
3. Play: The function is the same as the Play Mode.
4. Chapter Mark:. Split or Combine Chapter function.
5. Hide Chapter:. Hide or Show Chapter function.
6. Index Picture: Change the index picture.
7. Split Title: Split the title in two.
8. Time: Time Selection Play.
1
Title 04/04
2
Chapter 01/01
3
Play
4
Chapter marker
5
Hide Chapter
6
Index picture
7
Split title
8
Time: 0 00 02
Editing Mode
Title -Chapter 01/01
Play
Operation Steps
Select the title to be edited
1. Enter the Editing Mode.
2. In the Editing Mode control bar menu, use the
button to select the title.
Chapter marker
Hide Chapter
or
Index picture
Split title
Time: 0 00 02
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19
Play Mode
Chapter Editing
Selection Play
3.Press the ENTER button to make title selection option editable.
4.Enter the number of the title to be edited with number buttons, and then press the
will play the title. At this time, various operations can be done for this title.
ENTER
button, the system
Editing Mode
Split Title
1.In the Editing Mode control bar menu, use the
or
button
Title 04/04
to split the title, and press the ENTER button.
2.When playing to a certain position, press the ENTER
Chapter 01/01
button, and the system begins to split the current chapter.
Play
The chapter is divided into two titles at this position, and the
current picture will be the title picture of the second title.
Chapter marker
When the split operation is under way, you may need to wait
Hide Chapter
for some time.
Chapter Marker
Index picture
1.Insert a mark: Mark the chapter in the title.
2.Delete a mark: Delete a playing chapter and combine it with the
Split title
previous chapter. But the previous chapter won t be deleted
Time: 0 00 02
3.Delete all marks: Delete all chapters in the title. But the first
chapter cannot be deleted.
Hide/Unhide Chapter
1. In the Chapter Editing control bar menu, use the or button to move the cursor and select the Hide Chapter
item, and then press the “ENTER” button.
If the value is Hide Chapter, the current chapter will be hidden during playing.
If the value is Unhide Chapter, the current chapter will not be hidden during playing.
Index Picture
1.In the Program Mode control bar menu, use the
or
button to move the cursor and select the Index Picture
item.
2.If you find a favorite picture during playing, press the ENTER button and the picture will become the index
picture of the title.
Play
Play, Pause, FFx2, FFx4, FFx16, FFx32, FBx2, FBx4, FBx16, FBx32, Slow 1/2, Slow 1/4, Slow 1/8, Step.
Exit the Chapter Editing
Press the STOP button to exit this mode.
When exiting, the system will write information to the disc. So the system might not respond for some time.
Track Selection
VCD
Available for VCD, SVCD CD, etc.
MODE:
Normal
1. In the play control bar menu, select the Track item.
Trick mode:
2. Press the ENTER button to enter the input
TRACK:
01/01
mode.
3. Press the number buttons to enter the track number
AUDIO:
Stereo
to be selected.
PBC:
ON
4. Press the ENTER button to start playing.
TIME:
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While the PBC is on, the track cannot be selected
for SVCD or VCD discs.
If the ENTER button is not pressed for a few seconds, the system will automatically play the selected track.
Track Selection Play for Audio or MPEG4 Discs
For audio or video discs like MUSIC or MPEG4, you can
select a track from the Disc Content List and play it.
1.Press the or button to move the cursor to the
Disc Content List box, as shown in the right chart.
2.Press the or
button to select a track, press
the ENTER button, and the system will start
playing the selected track.
01.MUSIC
JAY.AVI
03.MUSIC
04.MUSIC
SILENT.AVI
06.MUSIC
07.MUSIC
08.MUSIC
09.MUSIC
MUSIC
Time Selection
1.In the play control bar menu, select the Track Time item.
The time s hown und er the i con is t he time played of the current chapter (for DVD discs) or the current track
(non-DVD discs).
The Time Selection function is not available for some discs. In this case, this icon cannot be selected. Press the
ENTER button to enter the Edit Mode. Press the number buttons to enter the time and press the ENTER
button to confirm. If the input time is valid (less than
VCD
the total length of the current chapter or track), the
MODE:
Normal
system will start playing from the input time.
Trick mode:
You can only select a time point in the current
chapter or disc for playing.
If the input time exceeds the total length of the
current chapter or disc, the system will remain in its
previous play mode.
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File Play Stop 0 00 08-0 01 48
File
Favorite/Program
TRACK:
01/01
AUDIO:
Stereo
PBC:
ON
TIME:
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HDD Editing
Play Mode
Pause/Step Play
HDD Edit
1. While playing a supported disc, press the PAUSE/STEP button, and the system will suspend playing.
2. Press the PAUSE/STEP button again, and the picture will move one frame forward.
3. Press the PLAY button, and the system will restore normal playing.
While playing CD-DA and MUSIC, press the PAUSE/STEP button again, and the system will restore normal
playing.
Five operations are possible. All can be accessed from the Title list menu. Press Right ARROW to get the
Popup menu. Then use the Up or Down ARROW to highlight your option and press ENTER to continue. Your
options are: play, Delete, Split, Segment, Change Index Pic and Rename. During HDD Edit operation,
recording to HDD is on going.
When you Edit a title, its corresponding representation
on the HDD title list will bear the Edit icon to remind
You.
Volume Control
1. Press the
2. Press the
3. Press the
Delete
MUTE button, and the system sound is mute.
VOL + button, and the sound volume will increase.
VOL - button, and the sound volume will decrease.
HDD
No .
001
002
003
004
005
CH
Ch034
Ch042
Ch042
Ch042
Ch059
Date
11/30/99
11/30/99
11/30/99
11/30/99
11/30/99
Time
Title
00 07
Title 1
00 22
Title 2
00 22
Title 4
00 27
Title 3
00 20 Title SBCNNN
If a title is not Protected or Locked, you can select this
option to delete it. You should take extra care confirm
the operation (as it is irreversible).
Title Selection
Only available for DVD discs
1. Enter the play control bar menu.
2. Press the
or button to select the Title
item, and press the ENTER button to enter the
input mode.
3. Press the number buttons to enter the Title Number
to be selected.
4. Press the ENTER button to play the selected
title.
MODE
Lock
Protect
This option brings up the Split screen. You can navigate
to the program (similar to Playback screen) and mark a location
at which the program will be cut into 2 separate programs the following
And registered on the HDD title list. See the following Figure.
Title Split
Normal
1. Only available for DVD discs.
In the play control bar menu, select the Chapter
item.
2. Press the ENTER button to enter the input
mode.
3. Press the number buttons to enter the Chapter
number to be selected.
4. Press the ENTER button to play the selected
chapter.
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0:00:00
2:00:00
Trick mode:
TITLE
01/01
CHAPTER
02/14
AUDIO
01/03-OTH
SUBTITLE
01/01-OTH
ANGLE
01/01
T-TIME
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0:40:00
Navigate: Pause, Goto, Play keys Split: Select key.
Other options: return, HDD,DVD, TV/Video,DV/ USB, Timer Keys
You can use all navigation features, (press Info to bring up the hot keys on the bottom of the screen, pressing
Info again will remove the help information).
Note: Split is irreversible. Once the program has been split, the 2 titles can not be concatenated back.
DVD
Chapter Selection
Segment
Change Index Pic
Play the program
DVD
Selection Play Mode
Delete
Split
Rename
Split
Note:
Some of the operations stated in this section can be done with function buttons on the remote control or the menu,
their effect is the same.
Play
MODE
Normal
Trick mode:
TITLE
01/01
CHAPTER
02/14
AUDIO
01/03-OTH
SUBTITLE
01/01-OTH
ANGLE
01/01
T-TIME
0:02:48-00:51:25
Note: Split screen can only be accessed if the title you want to split is not Protected or Locked .
-Return Key will return back to HDD title list without splitting
-If the splitting point is not chosen and the title playback comes to an end, then the system will switch to Pause
-When the operation is finished, the system will return back to title list and the first part of the program will be
highlighted
Before splitting, you will be asked if you want to proceed with splitting. (The default answer is No, in order to
minimize error risk).
Note: Accuracy of Split location is within 0.5 second
Segment
This option brings up the Segment screen. You can navigate the program (similar to Playback screen) and
mark a location for the beginning of a segment followed by a location for the end of a segment. The segments
will not be visible if the title is played back (HDD-> Play). Also the segments will not be copied to DVD if the
segmented title is selected for Dubbing. If you re-enter the segment screen for the same title, you can see the
identified segments. See the following Figure.
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Play Mode
HDD Editing
Title Segment
0:00:00
2:00:00
1:40:00
Navigate: Play keys Segment begin/end: Select key
Other options: return, Add/Clear
When you enter Segment screen, the title will automatically starts playing. You can use the playback navigation
keys to move to anywhere in the title and apply a segment.
The following remote control keys are supported:
Play Process Control
In this section, we will introduce how to control the play process.
Menu Operation
Most of the play process control operations can be done through the menu. The operations are as follows.
1. Enter the play control bar menu, use the arrow buttons to select the status-play item and press the ENTER
button.
DVD
MODE
Normal
Trick mode:
ENTER
Display
TITLE
01/01
CHAPTER
02/14
AUDIO
01/03-OTH
SUBTITLE
01/01-OTH
ANGLE
01/01
T-TIME
00:02:48-00:51:25
Change Index Picture
2. Use the arrow buttons to select corresponding values according to your need, and press the ENTER button.
The Process Control Item has the following values. Each value corresponds with an operation. Some discs might
not contain all the values as follows.
Play,
FFx2~FFx32 (The numbers indicate the speed of fast forward play),
Stop,
FBx2~FBx32 (The numbers indicate the speed of fast backward play),
Pre-stop, Slow 1/2~ Slow 1/8(The fractions indicate the speed of slow play),
Pause,
This option brings up the Change Index Picture screen. You can navigate the program (similar to Playback
screen) and when the desired picture is displayed on the screen ,press Select to change the Index picture.
Forward Play
Note: Segment screen can only be accessed if the title you want to split is not Protected or Locked.
Note: Accuracy of segment boundaries is within 0.5 second
Change Index Picture
0:00:00
2:00:00
0:40:00
Navigate: Pause, Goto, Play keys Change: select key
Exit: Return key
Note: This operation is available only if the title is not protected or locked
Rename
1. Press the button, the system will go forward to the next chapter (DVD) or the next track (VCD, etc.) and start
playing.
For DVD discs, only the forward operation within a title is allowed.
2. Press the button, and the system will play fast forward. With each press, the forward play sp eed will increase.
For MUSIC discs, such operation is invalid.
Back Play
1. Press the button of the remote control, the system will go back to the previous chapter (DVD) or the previous
track (VCD, etc.) and start playing.
2. Press the button, and the system will play fast backward. With each press, the backward play speed will reduce
gradually.
This option brings up the on-screen keyboard. You can type in the title name for the title. Use the ARROWs to
highlight the desired key, and use ENTER to select.
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Play Mode
HDD Editing
Program Play
File Play
This function enables the system to play designated title,
File Type: Audio
chapter or track according to the instruction you set.
Mode:
Program
1. Select the Play Mode Control value as Program ,
Trick mode:
and press the ENTER button.
Audio:
Stereo
Press the or button to move the cursor between
Time:
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File and Favorite/Program .
Press the or button to move the cursor up and down within a certain list box.
1) In the Program Play List Box, you can add your favorite content.
2) This is the Disc Content List Box.
2. Press arrow buttons to move the cursor in the Disc Content List Box to your favorite item.
3. Press the ADD/CLEAR button and the item will appear in the Program List Box.
If the item you select in the Disc Content List Box contains sub items, such as a title of a DVD disc, press the
ENTER button and the sub item list will pop up in the Content List Box. If you select the first item in the list,
press the ENTER button and the Content List Box will restore its original content. For detailed operations,
see the following charts
MUSIC 2
1
DVD
File Play - Stop 0:00:08-0:01:48
File Play
Favorite/Program
Edit Program List
Title
01.MUSIC
02.MUSIC
03.MUSIC
04.MUSIC
05.MUSIC
06.MUSIC
07.MUSIC
08.MUSIC
Title01
Title02
Title03
Title04
Title05
Title06
Title07
Title08
VCD
2
VCD Edit Program List
Track
Track01
Track02
Track03
Track04
Track05
Track06
Track07
Track08
01MUSIC
04MUSIC
1
Favorite/Program
Track 01
Track 02
Favorite/Program
Title01 Chapter01
Title02 Chapter02
2
CD
1
CD DA.....Play 00:00:18-00:02:34
FilePlay
Favorite/Program
Track 1
Track 2
Track 3
Track 4
Track 5
Track 6
Track 7
Track 8
Track 1
Track 2
4. Press the arrow buttons to select an item in the Program List Box, and press the ADD/CLEAR button to
delete the item.
1).After adding the content you desired to the Program List Box, move the cursor to the Program List Box, and
press the ENTER or PLAY button. The system then will play the content in the Program List Box in
Normal Play mode.
2).Pressing the PROG button directly is another way to conduct program play operation.
On-screen keyboard
Title name:
TITLE
A B C D E F G H I J K 0 1 2
L M N O P Q R S T U V 3 4 5
W X Y Z ( ) _ : ? . 6 7 8 9
Space
Aa
Backspace
Clear
Exit
OK
Note: This operation is allowed only if the title is not protected or locked
Lock
Once you have highlighted the program on the HDD title list, bring up the Popup menu by pressing the
Right Arrow. Make sure Lock is highlighted (use Up and Down arrows to navigate if needed) and press
Select. When you lock a program, the parental password selected in the Setup menu will be applied(default
value is 6666). The user will be asked to Unlock the program before Play or any Edit or Dubbing operation.
In order to Unlock, once you have highlighted the program on the HDD title list, bring up the Popup menu
by pressing the Right Arrow. Make sure Unlock is highlighted (use Up and Down arrows to navigate if
needed) and press ENTER. You will be regusted to enter the password. A Locked title will have a Lock icon
next to its index picture on HDD title list.
Protect
Playback only, No Editing
Once you have highlighted the program on the HDD title list, bring up the Popup menu by pressing the
Right Arrow. Make sure Protect is highlighted (use Up and Down arrows to navigate if needed) and press
Select. When you Protect a program, the user can Play the title or Dub it to DVD; but you can not do any Edit
operation (split, segment, change index picture, delete). In order to Unprotect a program, once you have highlighted
the program on the HDD title list, bring up the Popup menu by pressing the Right Arrow. Make sure
Unprotect is highlighted (use Up and Down arrows to navigate if needed) and press Select. A Protected
title will have a Safe Box icon next to its index picture on HDD title list.
Random Play
1. Set the value of the menu control item as Random . The system will start Random Play.
2. In this mode, the system will randomly play the chapters or tracks of the disc.
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Play Mode
Disc Operation
Introduction
The Disc Operation means operations done to recordable discs in the drive, including browsing disc information,
finalising a disc, removing disc content, deleting the last title, setting compatibility and writing protection, etc.
Enter the Disc Operation Mode
When the system detects DVD+R or DVD+RW disc in the drive, press the
the mode.
Menu Description
The control bar menu under this mode is as shown in the chart.
The meanings for the icons are as follows.
1. Play: Play the content of the current disc.
2. Erase Optical Disc: Once this operation is done, all content in the disc will
be removed completely. The disc index will appear as blank on the screen.
3. Rename Disc: Rename the disc (default name: MY DVD).
4. Record a new title: Add a new title to record.
5. Overwrite Disc: An operation on a recorded DVD+RW disc to
overwrite its previous content.
6. Lock Disc:. This function prevents the deletion of recorded content.
Play Mode Control
There are four playing modes for the unit, including Normal Play, Repeat Play, Prog ram Play and Random Play.
The operations are as follows.
Normal Play
DIS C O PER
bu tto n to enter
1. Enter the control bar menu.
2. Press the , and ENTER
the control bar, Play Mode.
DVD+RW:
Play
Rename Disc
Erase Optical Disc
Record a New Title
Play a DVD
buttons to select the first item in
DVD
MODE:
Trick mode:
TITLE:
CHAPTER:
AUDIO:
SUBTITLE:
ANGLE:
T-TIME:
Normal
01/01
02/14
01/03-OTH
01/03-OTH
01/01
00:02:04-00:51:25
Overwrite Disc
Make compatible
Lock Disc
3. Press the or
button to select the Normal Play value, and then press the ENTER
Normal Play mode.
4. Pressing the PLAY button directly is another way to preform Normal Play.
button to enter the
Repeat Play
Operation Steps
DVD+RW:
Play
Erase Optical Disc
This operation is effective for DVD+RW discs. In the Disc Operation
Rename Disc
control bar menu, use the or button to select the Erase Optical Disc
Erase Optical Disc
option, press the ENTER button and a warning message pops up, This
Record a New Title
operation will erase all data on the disc. Are you sure you want to continue .
Overwrite Disc
Press the
button to select Yes , and then press the ENTER button
Lock Disc
to confirm. Then the system will start erasing the disc.
The Erase Disc operation may take some time. During the operation, do not conduct any other operation,
including standby; once the operation starts, it cannot be cancelled midway. Never switch off the power
dur ing th e operation; otherwise the disc may be damaged.
Lock Disc
This operation will cancel the write protection of a locked disc. This function is available only for DVD+RW
discs.
1. In the Disc Operation control bar menu, use the or button to select the Lock Disc item, and then
press the ENTER button.
To judge if a disc is write-protected, try the Browse Disc Information operation. A write-protected disc
cannot be recorded, erased or edited unless the write protection is canceled.
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There are various Repeat Play modes, including Repeat Title (DVD only), Repeat Chapter (DVD only), Repeat
Disc (DVD/SVCD/VCD), A-B Repeat, etc.
1. In the play control bar menu, press the ,
and ENTER buttons to select the first item, Play Mode
Control.
2. Use or button to select a proper value, press the ENTER button and the system will play with the corresponding Repeat Play mode.
3. Pressing the REPEAT button directly is another way to repeat play operation.
4. If the value selected is A-B Repeat , press the ENTER button and the system will indicate that Point A
is set, please set the next point. Press the ENTER button again to set the next point, i.e. Point B. After that,
the system will perform a section repeat play, that is, repeat from A to B.
The values of Play Mode Control Item are as follows. The values may vary for different discs.
1. Normal Play.
4. Title Repeat
7. DIR Repeat
2. A-B Repeat
5. Disc Repeat
8. Program Repeat
3. Chapter Repeat 6. Track Repeat
9. Random Repeat
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Play Mode
Disc Operation
DVD+RW:
Enter the Title before Playing
1. This function is only available with DVD discs.
Press the TITLE button, and the title directories will
appear on the screen.
2. Press the arrow buttons to move the cursor to a desired
title. For some discs, you can input numbers to select a
title directly. For example, to select Title 2, press 2; to
select Title 20, press 2 0.
3. Press the ENTER button to play the selected title.
Rename Disc
In the Disc Operation control bar menu, use the or button to select the
Rename Disc item, and press the ENTER button to pop up a dialog
box; in the given keyboard layout, use arrow buttons and the ENTER
button to enter desired letters.
Space: add a blank position, Caps: capital change , BkSp: delete a character
forward , Delete: delete a character backward, Clear: delete all characters,
Exit: exit operation, OK: confirm operation.
Play
Rename Disc
Erase Optical Disc
Record a New Title
Overwrite Disc
Lock Disc
DISC NAME
MY DVD
Note:
A B C D E F G H I J K 0 1 2
L M N O P Q R S T U V 3 4 5
W X Y Z ( ) _ : ? . 6 7 8 9
Space
Aa
BkSp Delete Clear
Exit OK
Record a New Title
In the Disc Operation control bar menu, use the
or
button to select the
Record a New Title item , press the ENTER button , and then the
system will change to TV status. Press the SOURCE button to switch to
other input sources. Press the REC/OTR button to enter a new title. Other
operations are similar to those in Manual Recording.
Overwrite Disc
In the Disc Operation control bar menu, use the
or
button to select the
Overwrite Entire Disc item, press the ENTER button, and then the
system will change to TV status. Press the SOURCE button to switch to
other input sources, and then press the REC/OTR button to start recording
and overwriting all other information in the disc. Other operations are similar
to those in Manual Recording.
Caution
Play
Rename Disc
Erase Optical Disc
Record a New Title
Overwrite Disc
Lock Disc
DVD+RW:
Play
Rename Disc
Erase Optical Disc
Record a New Title
Overwrite Disc
Lock Disc
Finalise Disc
This function is only available for DVD+R discs.
DVD+R:
In the Disc Operation control bar menu, use the
or
button to select the
Play
Finalise item , press the ENTER button to pop up a dialog box,
select Yes and the compatibility process will be under way.
Rename
You can also press the FINALISE button directly to start the
Record a title
compatibility process.
Finalise
This operation enables the recorded DVD+R discs to be played in other
DVD players. But it is impossible to add new content to such discs.
Do not switch off the power during the finalising process, otherwise the
discs might be damaged.
This function enables the DVD+R disc to be played in other DVD players. Once the disc is finalised, no
further writing or change is allowed. (Such operation applies only to DVD+R discs)
Exit:
Press the
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DVD+RW:
DISC OPER
button to exit this mode.
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Play Mode
Title Editing
Introduction
Different recorded programs make different titles. The titles can be edited
The following charts are control bar menus for DVD, VCD, CD ,MPEG 4 and MUSIC respectively. Please note
that the menu may vary to some extent for different discs.
Play a DVD
Enter the Title Editing Mode
1
2
In the Title Display mode, press the
button to pop up the following dialog box.
The meanings for the icons are as follows.
3
4
1.TITLE
01/04/2004
13:09:58
SP 00:01:00
Play TITLE
1
Edit TITLE
2
Rename TITLE
3
Erase TITLE
4
Overwrite TITLE 5
Overwrite disc
6
Append TITLE
7
1
2
3
4
5
1. Title Name.
2. Recording Date.
3. Starting Time of the Recording.
4. The Length of the Recording.
5. Recording Quality.
1. Play Title. Play the current title.
2. Edit Title. Enter the Title Editing mode, similar to the Chapter Editing mode.
3. Rename Title. The operation is the same as that for Rename Disc .
4. Erase Title. Delete the current title.
5. Overwrite Title. Record a new title and overwrite the current one.
6. Overwrite Disc. Operation same as disc operation of the overwrite Disc Operation.
7.Append Title. This function is only available when editing the last title in the disc.
Add a new title. The operation is the same as that in Record a New Title
Play Mode
Enter the Play Mode
Press the remote control DVD button to switch to DVD playback mode. In the Play Mode, the unit serves as a high
quality DVD player. To enter the Play Mode, do as follows.
Connect the TV and the unit properly (See System Connection for relevant information). Turn on the TV
and switch to AV input status.
Switch on the power of the unit, and press the STANDBY/ON button to start the unit. Insert a disc, and the
system will enter the Play Mode automatically.
If the unit is working with other inputs, press the PLAY button to enter the Play Mode.
Note
During Writing or Erasing operation, it is no use pressing the PLAY button.
If there is no disc in the drive or an unsupported or seriously damaged disc is inserted, it will be no use pressing
the PLAY button.
Menu Description
5
1. This icon shows the disc type.
6
2. MODE. Options include Normal Play, A-B
7
Repeat , Chapter Repeat , Title Repeat , Disc
8
Repeat, Program Play, etc.
9
3. TRICK. Options include Play, Stop, Pre-stop,
Pause, FF/FB, Slow, etc.
4. TITLE. The DVD title being played and the total 1
2
number of titles.
3
5. CHAPTER. The chapter of the DVD title
10
being played and the total number of chapters.
11
12
6. AUDIO. Select the DVD Audio.
9
7. SUBTITLE. Select the DVD subtitle.
8. ANGLE. Select the DVD shooting angle.
1
9. T-TIME. Displays the time played and left.
10. TRACK. Track being played of the VCD/CD 13
3
and the total number of tracks.
3
11. AUDIO. Channel selection when playing VCD,
11
CD and MUSIC.
9
12. PBC ON/OFF. Play menu control. This function 14
is available only for 2.0 and above versions.
13.File Type:Such as Audio,PIC(picture),Video.
14.LANGU: only for MPEG 4 play, select the
1
language.
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3
3
Operation
11
9
DVD
MODE:
Trick mode:
TITLE:
CHAPTER:
AUDIO:
SUBTITLE:
ANGLE:
T-TIME:
Normal
01/01
02/14
01/03-OTH
01/03-OTH
01/01
00:02:04-00:51:25
Play a VCD
VCD
MODE:
Normal
Trick mode :
Track:
01/01
Audio:
Stereo
PBC:
PBC ON
TIME: 00:02:04-00:51:25
Play a MUSIC or MPEG 4
File play
File Type: AUDIO
MODE:
Normal
Trick mode:
AUDIO:
Stereo
TIME:
00:02:48-00:51:25
LANGU
Language 1
Play a CD
CDDA PLAY
File Type: AUDIO
MODE:
Normal play
Trick mode:
AUDIO:
Stereo
TIME:
00:02:48-00:51:25
Normal
A-B Repeat
Chapter Repeat
Title Repeat
Program
Random
Normal
A-B Repeat
Track Repeat
Disc Repeat
Program
Random
Normal
Repeat Track
Repeat DIR
Disc Repeat
Program
Random
Shuffle
Normal
A-B Track
Track Repeat
Program
Random
Direct Play
1. Press the OPEN/CLOSE button to open the
disc tray.
2. Insert the available disc.
3. Do not put the disc upside-down. The smooth side should face downward, while the printed side should
face upward.
Press the OPEN/CLOSE button to close the disc tray. The system will start playing.
In the Play Mode, the system control is done through the menu operations or function keys. Enter the Play Mode,
and press the DISPLAY button to show or hide the control bar menu.
In the Stop status, it is no use pressing the DISPLAY button.
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