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Owner’s Manual

DVD Recorder with Video Cassette Recorder

CWR20V4

 

 

 

 

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STOP

PLAY RECORD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Supplied Accessory

discs Playing Recording started Getting Connections start you Before

• Remote control

• RF cable

• Audio/Video cables

• Owner’s Manual

(NB108UD)

(WPZ0901TM002)

(WPZ0102TM015 or

(1VMN20316)

with two AA batteries

 

WPZ0102LTE01)

 

Owner's Manual

Quick Use Guide (1VMN20195)

If you need additional operating assistance after reading this owner’s manual or to order replacement accessories, please call

TOLL FREE : 1-800-605-8453

or visit our web site at http://www.funai-corp.com

Before you use this unit , you need to complete connections. Refer to “Connections” on pages 13-15.

To record a program easily, refer to “Easy DVD recording” on pages 16-17after connections are completed.

(You CANNOT record on any copyright protected DVD disc with this unit.)

Français Others functions VCRmenu SETUP the Changing Editing

Before you start

WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.

CAUTION

RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK

DO NOT OPEN

CAUTION:

TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.

The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilateral triangle, is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage” within the product’s enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.

The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance.

Laser Safety

This unit employs a laser. Only a qualified service person should remove the cover or attempt to service this device, due to possible eye injury.

CAUTION: USE OF CONTROLS OR ADJUSTMENTS OR PERFORMANCE OF PROCEDURES OTHER THAN THOSE SPECIFIED HEREIN MAY RESULT IN HAZARDOUS RADIATION EXPOSURE.

CAUTION: VISIBLE AND INVISIBLE LASER RADIATION WHEN OPEN AND INTERLOCK DEFEATED. DO NOT STARE INTO BEAM.LOCATION: INSIDE, NEAR THE DECK MECHANISM.

FCC WARNING- This equipment may generate or use radio frequency energy. Changes or modifications to this equipment may cause harmful interference unless the modifications are expressly approved in the instruction manual.The user could lose the authority to operate this equipment if an unauthorized change or modification is made.

RADIO-TVINTERFERENCE

This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

1)Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.

2)Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.

3)Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.

4)Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.

Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme à la norme NMB-003du Canada.

CAUTION: TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK, MATCH WIDE BLADE OF PLUG TO WIDE SLOT, FULLY INSERT.

ATTENTION: POUR ÉVITER LES CHOC ÉLECTRIQUES, INTRODUIRE LA LAME LA PLUS LARGE DE LA FICHE DANS LA BORNE CORRESPONDANTE DE LA PRISE ET POUSSER JUSQU’AU FOND.

A NOTE ABOUT RECYCLING

This product’s packaging materials are recyclable and can be reused. Please dispose of any materials in accordance with your local recycling regulations.

Batteries should never be thrown away or incinerated but disposed of in accordance with your local regulations concerning chemical wastes.

Make your contribution to the environment!!!

Used up batteries do not belong in the dust bin.

You can dispose of them at a collection point for used up batteries or special waste. Contact your council for details.

For Customer Use:

Read carefully the information located at the back of this unit and enter below the Serial No.Retain this information for future reference.

Model No. _____________________

Serial No. _____________________

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Before you start

Important Safeguards

 

 

you Before

1. Read Instructions - All the safety and operating instructions

porting structure, grounding of the lead-inwire to an antenna

start

should be read before the appliance is operated.

discharge unit, size of grounding conductors, location of anten-

2. Retain Instructions-Thesafety and operating instructions should

na-dischargeunit, connection to grounding electrodes, and

 

be retained for future reference.

requirements for the grounding electrode. (Fig.A)

Connections

3. Heed Warnings - All warnings on the appliance and in the oper-

CLAMP

 

ating instructions should be adhered to.

FIGURE A

ANTENNA

 

4. Follow Instructions - All operating and use instructions should

EXAMPLE OF ANTENNA GROUNDING

LEAD

 

be followed.

AS PER NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE

WIRE

 

 

 

 

5. Cleaning - Unplug this product from the wall outlet before

GROUND

 

 

cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners. Use a

 

ANTENNA

 

damp cloth for cleaning.

 

 

 

DISCHARGE UNIT

 

EXCEPTION:A product that is meant for uninterrupted ser-

 

(NEC SECTION 810-20)

Getting

ELECTRIC

 

vice and, that for some specific reason, such as the possibility

SERVICE

GROUNDING CONDUCTORS

of the loss of an authorization code for a CATV converter, is

EQUIPMENT

 

 

(NEC SECTION 810-21)

 

not intended to be unplugged by the user for cleaning or any

NEC – NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE

GROUND CLAMP

 

other purpose, may exclude the reference to unplugging the

POWER SERVICE GROUNDING

started

S2898A

ELECTRODE SYSTEM

6.Attachments - Do not use attachments not recommended by

appliance in the cleaning description otherwise required in

 

(NEC ART 250, PART H)

 

item 5.

14. Lightning - For added protection for this product during a light-

 

 

 

the product manufacturer as they may cause hazards.

ning storm, or when it is left unattended and unused for long

 

periods of time, unplug it from the wall outlet and disconnect

 

7.Water and MoistureDo not use this product near water, for

 

the antenna or cable system. This will prevent damage to the

 

example, near a bath tub, wash bowl, kitchen sink, or laundry

product due to lightning and power-linesurges.

Recording

tub, in a wet basement, or near a swimming pool, and the like.

15. Power Lines - An outside antenna system should not be located

 

8.Accessories - Do not place this product on an unstable cart,

 

in the vicinity of overhead power lines or other electric light or

 

stand, tripod, bracket, or table.The product may fall, causing seri-

power circuits, or where it can fall into such power lines or cir-

 

ous injury to a child or adult, and serious damage to the appli-

cuits.When installing an outside antenna system, extreme care

 

ance. Use only with a cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table rec-

should be taken to keep from touching such power lines or cir-

 

ommended by the manufacturer, or sold

cuits as contact with them might be fatal.

 

with the product. Any mounting of the

16. Overloading - Do not overload wall outlets and extension cords

 

appliance should follow the manufacturer's

 

as this can result in a risk of fire or electric shock.

Playing

turer. An appliance and cart combination

voltage points or short-outparts that could result in a fire or

instructions and should use a mounting

17. Object and Liquid Entry - Never push objects of any kind into

 

accessory recommended by the manufac-

this product through any openings as they may touch dangerous

 

 

 

should be moved with care. Quick stops,

electric shock. Never spill liquid of any kind on the product.

discs

excessive force, and uneven surfaces may

18. Servicing - Do not attempt to service this product yourself as

cause the appliance and cart combination to overturn.

9.Ventilation - Slots and openings in the cabinet are provided for

opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous volt-

 

age or other hazards. Refer all servicing to qualified service per-

 

ventilation and to ensure reliable operation of the product and

 

sonnel.

 

 

to protect it from overheating, and these openings must not be

 

 

19. Damage Requiring Service - Unplug this product from the wall

 

blocked or covered.The openings should never be blocked by

 

outlet and refer servicing to qualified service personnel under

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placing the product on a bed, sofa, rug, or other similar surface.

the following conditions:

 

 

 

This product should not be placed in a built-ininstallation such

 

 

a.When the power-supplycord or plug is damaged.

 

as a bookcase or rack unless proper ventilation is provided or

 

the manufacturer's instructions have been adhered to.

b. If liquid has been spilled, or objects have fallen into the product.

 

10. Power Sources - This product should be operated only from the

c. If the product has been exposed to rain or water.

 

type of power source indicated on the marking label. If you are

d. If the product does not operate normally by following the oper-

 

not sure of the type of power supply to your home,consult your

ating instructions.Adjust only those controls that are covered by

Changing

ed to operate from battery power,or other sources,refer to the

controls may result in damage and will often require extensive

appliance dealer or local power company. For products intend-

the operating instructions as an improper adjustment of other

 

operating instructions.

work by a qualified technician to restore the product to its nor-

the

11. Grounding or Polarization - This product is equipped with a

mal operation.

 

 

SETUP

polarized alternating-currentline plug (a plug having one blade

e. If the product has been dropped or damaged in any way.

wider than the other). This plug will fit into the power outlet

f.When the product exhibits a distinct change in performance this

menu

only one way.This is a safety feature. If you are unable to insert

indicates a need for service.

 

 

 

the plug fully into the outlet, try reversing the plug. If the plug

 

 

20. Replacement Parts - When replacement parts are required, be

 

should still fail to fit, contact your electrician to replace your

 

sure the service technician has used replacement parts specified

VCR

obsolete outlet. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polar-

by the manufacturer or have the same characteristics as the

ized plug.

original part. Unauthorized substitutions may result in fire, elec-

12. Power Cord Protection - Power supply cords should be routed

functions

determine that the product is in proper operating condition.

from the appliance.

so that they are not likely to be walked on or pinched by items

tric shock or other hazards.

 

 

placed upon or against them,paying particular attention to cords

21. Safety Check - Upon completion of any service or repairs to this

 

product, ask the service technician to perform safety checks to

 

at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit

 

 

 

 

13. Outdoor Antenna Grounding - If an outside antenna or cable

22. Heat - This product should be situated away from heat sources

 

such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other products

Others

system is connected to the product, be sure the antenna or

(including amplifiers) that produce heat.

 

cable system is grounded so as to provide some protection

 

 

 

 

against voltage surges and built-upstatic charges.Article 810 of

 

 

 

the National Electrical Code,ANSI/NFPA No. 70, provides infor-

 

 

 

mation with regard to proper grounding of the mast and sup-

 

 

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Precautions (cont’d)

Before you start

Installation Location

For safety and optimum performance of this unit:

Install the unit in a horizontal and stable position. Do not place anything directly on top of the unit. Do not place

the unit directly on top of the TV.

Shield it from direct sunlight and keep it away from sources of intense heat.Avoid dusty or humid places. Avoid places with insufficient ventilation for proper heat dissipation. Do not block the ventilation holes on the sides of the unit.Avoid locations subject to strong vibration or strong magnetic fields.

Avoid the Hazards of Electrical Shock and Fire

Do not handle the power cord with wet hands.

Do not pull on the power cord when disconnecting it from AC wall outlet. Grasp it by the plug.

If, by accident, water is spilled on this unit, unplug the power cord immediately and take the unit to our Authorized Service Center for servicing.

Do not put your fingers or objects into the unit cassette holder.

Moisture Condensation Warning

Moisture condensation may occur inside the unit when it is moved from a cold place to a warm place, or after heating a cold room or under conditions of high humidity. Do not use this unit at least for 2 hours until its inside gets dry.

About Copyright

Unauthorized copying, broadcasting, public performance and lending of discs are prohibited.

This product incorporates copyright protection technology that is protected by method claims of certain U.S. patents and other intellectual property rights owned by Macrovision Corporation and other rights owners. Use of this copyright protection technology must be authorized by Macrovision Corporation, and is intended for home and other limited viewing uses only unless otherwise authorized by Macrovision Corporation. Reverse engineering or disassembly is prohibited.

Symbol in this owner's manual

Many functions of this unit are depending on the disc type or the recording mode.

To specify for what disc type or recording mode each function is, we put the following symbols at the beginning of each item to operate.

Symbol

DVD-V

Video

DVD-RW

VR

DVD-RW

DVD-R

CD

MP3

VCR

First: DVD

(Press:)

First: VCR

(Press:)

Description

Available to DVD Video discs

Available to DVD-RWin Video mode

Available to DVD-RWin VR mode

Available to DVD-Rdiscs

Available to Audio CDs

Available to CD-R/RWdiscs with MP3 files

Available to VHS tapes

 

Use only cassettes marked

.

Indicates that you need to select the DVD mode by pressing DVD button on the remote control before proceeding next step.

Indicates that you need to select the VCR mode by pressing VCR button on the remote control before proceeding next step.

Maintenance

SERVICING

Please refer to relevant topics on the Troubleshooting Guide on pages 97-99before return the product.

When this unit becomes inoperative, do not try to correct the problem by yourself.There are no user-service-able parts inside.Turn off, unplug the power plug, and please call our help line mentioned on the front page to locate an Authorized Service Center.

CLEANING THE CABINET

Use a soft cloth slightly moistened with a mild detergent solution. Do not use a solution containing alcohol, spirits, ammonia or abrasive.

CLEANING DISCS

When a disc becomes dirty, clean it with a cleaning cloth.Wipe the disc from the center out. Do not wipe in a circular motion.

Do not use solvents such as benzine, thinner, commercially available cleaners, detergent, abrasive cleaning agents or antistatic spray intended for analogue records.

CLEANING THE DISC LENS

If this unit still does not perform properly although you refer to the relevant sections and to “TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE” in this Owner’s Manual, the laser optical pickup unit may be dirty. Consult your dealer or an Authorized Service Center for inspection and cleaning of the laser optical pickup unit.

DISC HANDLING

Handle the discs so that fingerprints and dust do not adhere to the surfaces of the discs.

Always store the disc in its protective case when it is not used.

AUTO HEAD CLEANING

Automatically cleans video heads as you insert or remove a cassette, so you can see a clear picture.

Playback picture may become blurred or interrupted while the TV program reception is clear. Dirt accumulated on the video heads after a long period of use, or the usage of rental or worn tapes can cause this problem. If a streaky or snowy picture appears during playback, the video heads in the unit may need to be cleaned.

1.Please visit your local Audio/Video store and purchase a good quality VHS Video Head Cleaner.

2.If a Video Head Cleaner does not solve the problem, please call our help line mentioned on the front page to locate an Authorized Service Center.

NOTES:

Remember to read the instructions along with the video head cleaner before use.

Clean video heads only when problems occur.

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Before you start

Before you start . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.2

Precautions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.2

Table of contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

5

Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

6

Functional overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

7

Installing batteries in the remote control . . . . . . . . . .

9

Using a remote control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

9

VCR/DVD recorder switching . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

9

SETUP/DISC/CD menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

9

DISPLAY menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

11

Connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13

Connection to a TV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13

Connection to a cable box or satellite box . . . .14 Connection to an Audio System . . . . . . . . . . . . .15

Getting started . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16

Easy DVD recording . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 Channel setting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18

Getting channels automatically . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . .18

Adding/deleting channels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . .19

Selecting the TV stereo or SAP . . . . . . . . . .

. . .20

Clock setting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . .21

Auto Clock Setting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . .21

Manual Clock Setting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .22

Setting the daylight saving time . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .24

Selecting the TV aspect ratio . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .25

Recording . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.26

Information on DVD recording . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .26

Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .26

Recording speed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .26

Restrictions on recording . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .26

Information on copy control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .27

Making discs playable in other DVD player (Finalize) 27

Formatting a disc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .28

Settings for the recording format to a blank disc

. . .28

Reformatting a disc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .30

Basic recording . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .31

Checking the recording picture quality . . . . . . . .

. .32

One-touchtimer recording . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .33

Timer recording . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .34

Hints for timer recording . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .36

Settings for an external source . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .37

Connection to an external source . . . . . . . . . . . . . .37

Recording from an external source . . . . . . . . . . . . .38

Dubbing Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39 Finalizing the discs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .41 Setting a disc to protect . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42

Playing discs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

43

Information on DVD play . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

43

Guide to displays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.43

Basic playback . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

44

Playback . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.44

Playing discs using the disc menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.46

Playing discs using the title menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.47

Special playback . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

48

Resume play . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.48

Fast forward / Fast reverse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.48

Skipping TV commercials during playback . . . . . . . .

.49

Pause . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.49

Step by step playback . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.50

Slow forward / Slow reverse play . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.50

Zoom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.51

Marker Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.51

Search . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.52

Title/Chapter search . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.52

Track search . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

53

Time search . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

53

Repeat/Random/Program play . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

54

Repeat play . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

54

Random play . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

54

Program play . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

55

Selecting the format of audio and video . . . . . .

56

Switching audio soundtrack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .56 Switching subtitles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .57 Switching camera angles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .58 Reducing block noise . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .58

Editing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .59

Information on disc editing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .59

Guide to a title list . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .59

Editing discs in Video mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .59

Editing discs in VR mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .60

Editing DVD-RWdiscs in Video mode . . . . . .

. .61

Deleting titles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .61

Putting names on titles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .62

Setting or clearing chapter markers . . . . . . . . . . .

. .64

Editing DVD-RWdiscs in VR mode (Original)

. .65

Deleting titles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.65

Deleting parts of titles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.66

Putting names on titles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.67

Setting or clearing chapter markers . . . . . . . . . . . .

.69

Setting pictures for thumbnails . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.70

Setting titles to protect . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.72

Releasing titles from protecting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.73

Editing DVD-RWdiscs in VR mode (Playlist) . .

.74

Deleting titles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.74

Deleting parts of titles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.75

Putting names on titles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.76

Setting or clearing chapter markers . . . . . . . . . . . .

.78

Setting pictures for thumbnails . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.79

Adding titles to a Playlist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.81

Deleting a Playlist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.82

Editing DVD-Rdiscs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.83

Deleting titles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.83

Putting names on titles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.84

Changing the SETUP menu . . . . . . . . .85

Tour of the SETUP menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .85 Settings for Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .86 Settings for Display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .88 Settings for Audio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .90 Settings for Parental lock level . . . . . . . . . . . . . .92

VCR functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . .94

Playback . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . .94

Recording and One-touchtimer recording

. . . .94

Recording . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . .94

One-touchtimer recording . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . .95

Search . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . .95

Index Search . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . .95

Time Search . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . .96

Other operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Before you start

Followings are what you can do with this unit.

Recording

DVD mode VCR mode

This unit is compatible with both DVD-RW,which is rewritable repeatedly andDVD-R,which is available for recording once. Also, this unit allows to record to the video cassette tape. You can choose either one for your convenience.

Up to 8 programs recording:

You can program the unit to record up to 8 programs, up to a year in advance. Daily or weekly program recordings are also available.

One-touchtimer recording:

Easily you can set a recording time as you prefer. Every time the REC/OTR button on the remote control or the RECORD button on the front panel pressed during recording, the recording time will be increased by 30 minutes up to 8 hours.The recording automatically stops when the recording time you set is reached.

Dubbing mode:

You can copy a DVD disc to a videotape or copy a videotape to a DVD disc.This function will be possible only if the DVD disc and the videotape are not copy protected.

DVD mode

REC MONITOR:

You can confirm the picture quality for recording in the current recording speed which you set.

If you want to change the recording speed, press REC SPEED button to set the desired recording mode.

Automatic Chapter marker setting:

Chapter markers will be put on recordings as you set in SETUP menu before attempting to record.

Automatic Title menu making:

The unit makes title menus automatically when finalizing the disc which are recorded in Video mode.

Automatic PLAYLIST making (VR mode):

A Playlist will be prepared from an Original list, so that you can edit titles in a Playlist as you prefer.

An Original list is kept as it is.

Play

DVD mode

Theater surround sound in your home:

When connecting the unit to an amplifier or a decoder which is compatible with Dolby Digital, you are allowed to experience the theater surround sound from discs with surround sound system.

Quick search for what you want to watch:

You can easily find the part you want to watch using search function. Search for a desired point on a disc by title, chapter or time.

Start to play from Original and Playlist (VR mode):

Title playing is available from either an Original list or Playlist.

VCR mode

Quick search for what you want to watch:

You can easily find the part you want to watch using Index search/Time search functions. An index mark will be assigned at the beginning of each recording you make. For Time search function, you can go to a specific point on a tape by entering the exact amount of time you wish to skip.

Editing

DVD mode

Setting/Clearing chapter markers:

You can easily add chapter markers anywhere in your recordings for easy editing. (VR mode)

Making your own Playlist:

With the original remains as it is, you can edit titles on Playlist variously as you prefer.

Putting names on titles. Setting pictures for thumbnails.

Setting/clearing chapter markers. Deleting parts of titles, etc.

Protecting titles:

To avoid erasing titles, the protect function is useful when it is ON in the original list.

Compatibility

DVD mode

Available for playing discs recorded in Video mode on a regular DVD player (Video mode):

Discs recorded in the Video mode can be played on regular DVD players, including computer DVD drives compatible with DVD-Videoplayback*.You will need to finalize the discs recorded in Video mode to play in other DVD players.

* DVD-VideoFormat (Video mode) is a new format for recording on DVD- R/RW discs that was approved by the DVD Forum in 2000.Adoption of this format is optional for manufactures of DVD playback devices, and there are DVDVideo players,DVD-ROMdrives or other DVD playback devices that do not playDVD-R/RWdiscs recorded in theDVD-VideoFormat.

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Before you start

Front Panel

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POWER

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1. POWER button / indicator (DVD/VCR)

Press to turn the unit on and off.

If timer programmings have been set, press to set the unit in timer-standbymode. Press to cancel the timer standby mode, and turn the unit on.

Lights up when power is on.

2. Cassette compartment (VCR)

Insert a tape here.

3. A OPEN/CLOSE button (DVD)

Press to open or close the disc tray.

4.SELECT button (DVD/VCR)

Press to select the component you wish to operate.

5. Disc tray (DVD)

Place a disc when open.

6. AUDIO (L/R) input jacks (LINE2) (DVD/VCR)

Use to connect external equipment with standard audio cables.

7. VIDEO input jack (LINE2) (DVD/VCR)

Use to connect external equipment with a standard video cable.

8. S-VIDEOinput jack (LINE2) (DVD only)

Use to connect the S-Videooutput of external equipment with anS-Videocable.

9. RECORD button (DVD)

Press once to start recording.

Press repeatedly to start a One-TouchRecording.

10. PLAY button (DVD)

Press to start or resume play.

11. STOP button (DVD)

Press to stop playback or recording.

Press to cancel the proceeding timer recording in DVD.

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OPEN/CLOSE

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHANNEL DUBBING

 

SELECT

STOP PLAY RECORD

 

 

 

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12. DVD SELECT indicator

This indicator appears when the DVD output mode is selected.

13. VCR SELECT indicator

This indicator appears when the VCR output mode is selected.

14. DUBBING button (DVD/VCR)

Press to start VCR to DVD (DVD to VCR) duplication which you set in the SETUP menu.

15. CHANNEL L /K button (DVD/VCR)

Press to change the channel up and down.

16. Display (DVD/VCR)

Refer to “Guide to Displays on the front panel” on page 12.

17. Remote control sensor (DVD/VCR)

Receive signals from your remote control so that you can control the unit from a distance.

18. RECORD button (VCR)

Press once to start a recording. Press repeatedly to start a One-TouchRecording.

19. PLAY button (VCR)

Press to start playback.

20. STOP/EJECT button (VCR) EJECTbutton-Press to remove the tape from the unit. STOPbutton-Press to stop the tape motion.

Press to cancel the proceeding timer recording in VCR.

21. F.FWD button (VCR)

Press to rapidly advance the tape, or view the picture rapidly in forward during playback. (Forward Search)

22. REW button (VCR)

Press to rewind the tape, or to view the picture rapidly in reverse during the playback mode. (Rewind Search)

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Rear Panel

 

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These jacks are

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DVD mode.

 

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AC Power Cord (DVD/VCR)

8.

VIDEO OUT jack (DVD/VCR)

 

the

 

Connect to a standard AC outlet to supply power to this unit.

 

Use to connect a TV monitor, AV receiver or other

 

 

SETUP

2.

S-VIDEOIN jack (LINE1) (DVD only)

 

equipment with a standard video cable.

 

Use to connect the S-Videooutput of external equip-

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VIDEO IN jack (LINE1) (DVD/VCR)

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ment with an S-Videocable.

 

Use to connect external equipment with a standard

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COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jacks (DVD only)

 

video cable.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Use to connect a TV monitor with component video

10. S-VIDEOOUT jack (DVD only)

 

VCR

 

inputs with component video cables.

 

Use to connect the S-Videoinput of a TV monitor, AV

4.

AUDIO IN (L/R) jacks (LINE1) (DVD/VCR)

 

receiver or other equipment with an S-Videocable.

functions

 

Use to connect external equipment with standard

11. AUDIO OUT jacks (DVD only)

 

 

audio cables.

 

Use to connect a TV monitor, AV receiver or other

 

5.

AUDIO OUT (L/R) jacks (DVD/VCR)

 

equipment with standard audio cables.

 

 

Use to connect a TV monitor, AV receiver or other

12. DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (COAXIAL) jack

 

 

equipment with standard audio cables.

 

(DVD only)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.

TV ANTENNA IN jack (DVD/VCR)

 

Use to connect an AV receiver, Dolby Digital

Others

 

Use to connect an antenna cable to pass the signal

 

decorder or other equipment with a coaxial digital

 

Use to connect an antenna.

 

 

7.

TV ANTENNA OUT jack (DVD/VCR)

 

input jack with a digital coaxial cable.

 

 

 

from the TV ANTENNA IN to your TV monitor.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Note: Do not touch the inner pins of the jacks on the rear panel. Electrostatic discharge may cause perma-

 

 

 

nent damage to the unit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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POWER button (DVD/VCR)
Press to turn the unit on and off. If timer programmings have been set, press to set the unit in timer-standby mode. Press to cancel the timer standby mode, and turn the unit on.
Number buttons (DVD/VCR)
Press to select channel numbers. Press to select a title/chapter/track on display or a TV channel.
Or press to enter values for the settings in the SETUP menu.
DISPLAY button (DVD/VCR)
Press to display or change the on-screen display.
VCR button
Press to activate the remote control in VCR mode. (Refer to page 9.)
Press to select the VCR output mode.
E button (DVD/VCR)
• DVD mode
During playback, press to play fast reverse.
Or during playback is paused, press to play slow reverse.
• VCR mode
Press to rewind the tape, or to view the picture rapidly in reverse during the playback mode.
REC/OTR button (DVD/VCR)
Press once to start a recording. Press repeatedly to start
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Before you start

Remote Control

 

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AUDIO

OPEN/CLOSE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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PQRS

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SPACE

 

SLOW

 

 

 

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DISPLAY

VCR

DVD

PAUSE

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PLAY

 

 

 

STOP

 

 

 

 

 

 

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REC/OTR

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TIMER PROG.

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REC MONITOR

 

ENTER

 

 

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MENU/LIST

TOP MENU

 

RETURN

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CLEAR/C-RESET

ZOOM

SKIP

SKIP

 

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SEARCH

CM SKIP

 

 

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MODE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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a One-TouchRecording.

19.

SLOW button (VCR)

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SETUP button (DVD/VCR)

 

During playback, press to

 

Press to display the setup menu.

 

view the video tape in slow

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8.

REC MONITOR button (DVD)

 

motion.

 

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20.

 

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Press to check the video to be

PAUSE F button

 

recorded before attempting.

 

(DVD/VCR)

 

 

 

 

 

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MENU/LIST button (DVD)

 

Press to pause play or

 

Press to display the Disc menu.

 

recording.

 

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To change ORIGINAL and

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DVD button

 

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PLAYLIST on the TV screen.

 

Press to activate the remote

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(VR mode only)

 

control in DVD mode. (Refer

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10. TOP MENU button (DVD)

 

to page 9.)

 

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Press to display the top menu.

 

Press to select the DVD out-

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11. CLEAR/C-RESETbutton

 

put mode.

 

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(DVD/VCR)

22.

PLAY B button

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• DVD mode

 

(DVD/VCR)

 

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Press to clear the password once

 

Press to start or resume play.

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entered or to cancel the pro-

23. D button (DVD/VCR)

 

gramming for CD or to clear the

• DVD mode

 

 

 

 

 

 

selecting marker number in the

 

During playback, press to play

 

 

marker setup mode or to clear

 

fast forward.

 

 

 

the program once entered in the

 

Or during playback is paused,

 

 

timer recording setting mode,etc.

 

press to play slow forward.

 

• VCR mode

• VCR mode

 

 

 

Press to reset the tape counter.

 

Press to rapidly advance the

 

12.

SEARCH MODE button (VCR)

 

tape, or view the picture

 

 

To call up the index or time

 

rapidly in forward during play-

 

 

search menu.

 

back.

 

 

13.

CM SKIP button (DVD)

24. STOP C button

 

 

During playback, press to skip

 

(DVD/VCR)

 

 

 

the 30 seconds.

 

Press to stop playback or

 

14.

REC SPEED button

 

recording.

 

 

 

(DVD/VCR)

25. TIMER PROG. button

 

 

Press to switch the recording

 

(DVD/VCR)

 

 

 

speed.

 

Press to display the timer

 

15.

OPEN/CLOSE A button (DVD)

 

program setting menu.

 

 

Press to open or close the

26. ENTER button

 

 

disc tray.

 

(DVD/VCR)

 

 

16.

AUDIO button (VCR)

 

Press to confirm or select

 

 

During playback a HiFi video

 

menu items.

 

 

 

tape, press to change the

27. K /L /{ /B buttons

 

 

AUDIO OUT setting “HIFI”

 

(DVD/VCR)

 

 

 

and “MONO”.

 

Press to select items or settings.

 

17.

CH K /L buttons (DVD/VCR)

28. RETURN

 

 

button

 

 

 

 

• DVD mode

 

(DVD/VCR)

 

 

 

Press to change the channel

 

Press to return to the previ-

 

 

up and down.

 

ously displayed menu screen.

 

• VCR mode

29. ZOOM button (DVD)

 

 

Press to change the channel

 

During playback, press to

 

 

up and down.

 

enlarge the picture on the

 

 

Press to adjust the tracking

 

screen.

 

 

 

during playback or in slow

30. SKIP H button (DVD)

 

 

motion of the tape. Also while

 

During playback, press to skip to

 

 

playback is in still mode,

 

the previous chapter or track.

 

 

adjust the picture blurred ver-

 

Or during playback is paused,

 

 

tically.

 

press to play reverse step by step.

 

18.

VIDEO/TV button (DVD/VCR)

 

SKIP G button (DVD)

 

 

Press to select VIDEO or TV

 

During playback, press to skip to

 

 

position.

 

the next chapter or track.

 

 

 

 

Or during playback is paused,

 

 

 

 

press to play forward step by step.

Before you start

Installing batteries in the remote control Using a remote control

Install two AA batteries (supplied) matching the polarity indicated inside battery compartment of the remote control.

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Note

Incorrect use of batteries can result in hazards such as leakage and bursting. Please observe the following:

Do not mix new and old batteries together.

Do not use different kinds of battery together, although they may look similar, different batteries may have different voltages.

Make sure that the plus and minus ends of each battery match the indications in the battery compartment.

Remove batteries from equipment that is not going to be used for a month or more.

When disposing of used batteries, please comply with governmental regulations or environmental public instruction's rules that apply in your country or area.

Do not recharge, short-circuit,heat, burn or disassemble batteries.

Keep in mind the following when using the remote control:

Make sure that there is no obstacle between the remote control and the remote sensor on the unit.

Use within the operating range and angle as shown.

Remote operation may become unreliable if strong sunlight or fluorescent light is shining on the remote sensor of the unit.

Remote control for different devices can interfere with each other. Avoid using remote control for other equipment located close to the unit.

Replace the batteries when you notice a fall off in the operating range of the remote control.

Within about 23feet (7m)

60˚

Remote control

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VCR/DVD recorder Switching

Because this product is a combination of a VCR and a DVD recorder, you must select first which component you wish to operate with the SELECT button.

VCR MODE

Press the VCR button on the remote control. (Verify that the VCR SELECT indicator is lit.)

DVD MODE

Press the DVD button on the remote control. (Verify that the DVD SELECT indicator is lit.)

Note

Pressing only the SELECT button on the front panel DOES NOT switch the mode of the remote control.You MUST select the correct mode on the remote control.

Pressing the SETUP or the TIMER PROG. button switches the unit to the DVD mode.

SELECT button

 

 

 

POWER REC SPEED AUDIO

OPEN/CLOSE

 

 

 

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PQRS

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VCR button

 

SPACE

 

SLOW

 

 

 

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DISPLAY

VCR

DVD

PAUSE

 

 

DVD button

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PLAY

 

 

 

 

 

STOP

 

VCR

SELECT

DVD

REC/OTR

SETUP

 

TIMER PROG.

 

 

DVD SELECT

REC MONITOR

 

ENTER

 

 

 

indicator

MENU/LIST

TOP MENU

 

RETURN

 

 

VCR SELECT

CLEAR/C-RESET

ZOOM

SKIP

SKIP

 

 

SEARCH

CM SKIP

 

 

 

 

indicator

MODE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Français Others functions VCRmenu SETUP the Changing Editing

Before you start

Guide to On Screen Menu

The unit uses the following types of display for most operations. SETUP/DISC/CD menu,Title list, and DISPLAY, which allows you to change the playing status of disc during play. DISPLAY also gives you some disc information for checking the status of the disc.

SETUP/DISC/CD menu

Press SETUP button to display the setup main menu, then choose either of SETUP/DISC/CD by pressing K / L / { / B buttons.Then, press ENTER button to display each menu.

These provides entries to all main functions of the unit.

“SETUP” is available only in the Stop mode.

“DISC” is available only when a DVD-R/RWdisc is inserted into the unit. When playing back aDVD-Videodisc (commercially available), a newDVD-Rdisc or the finalized DVD- R disc, you cannot select “DISC”.

“CD” is available only when an Audio CD disc or a CD- R/RW disc with MP3 files is inserted into the unit.

Setup Menu

Disc Setting

CD Playback Mode

Setup

 

 

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Playback Setting

Disc

Edit

Format

Finalize

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CD Playback Mode

Random Play

Program Play

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1. Playback:

To set up the unit to play discs as you prefer.

2. Recording:

To set up the unit to record to discs or tapes as you prefer.

3. Display:

To set up the OSD screen as you prefer.

4. Select Video:

To choose a line input to record to DVD discs from other video equipment.

5. Clock:

To set up the clock of the unit as you need.

6. Channel:

1. Edit:

Turns on a title list, (when a disc with VR mode is inserted, 'Original' or 'PlayList' is available), which shows the recorded titles on the disc.

2. Format:

Allows you to erase all of the recorded content on the disc. The disc will be completely blank.

3. Finalize:

Allows you to finalize a disc recorded titles.

4. Disc Protect (VR mode only) :

Allows you to protect a disc from accidental editing or recording.

1. Random Play:

To set the random play programming.

2.Program Play(Audio CD only):

To set the program playing.

To make the channel setting of the unit as you prefer.

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