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Philips DVDR75 Owner's Manual

Philips dvdr75 digital video disc recorder owner's manual.

 
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Summary of Contents

  • Page 1

    Digital Video Disc Recorder DVDR75 Owner's Manual ® Important! Return your Warranty Registration Card within 10 days. See why inside. ALL US HILIPS REPRESENTATIVES ARE READY TO HELP YOU WITH ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR NEW PRODUCT E CAN GUIDE YOU THROUGH...

  • Page 2

    Once your PHILIPS purchase is registered, you’re eligible to receive all the privileges of owning a PHILIPS product. So complete and return the Warranty Registration Card enclosed with your purchase at once. And take advantage of these important benefits.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    General Information Contents ...............3 Safety Information .

  • Page 4: Safety Information

    Declaration of Conformity Model Number: DVDR75 Trade Name: Philips Responsible Party: Philips Consumer Electronics P.O. Box 14810, Knoxville,TN 37914-1810 (865) 521-4316...

  • Page 5

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 1. Read instructions. Read all the safety and operating instruc- tions before operating the product. 2. Retain instructions. Keep the safety and operating instruc- tions for future reference. 3. Heed warnings. Adhere to all warnings on the product and in the operating instructions.

  • Page 6: Introduction

    6 Introduction Welcome! Your Philips DVD Recorder both records DVD+RWs/DVD+Rs and plays prerecorded DVDs.You can record TV programs, edit camcorder recordings, and quickly access your recordings in the Index Picture Screen. Plus, the recordings you make on the Recorder will play on some DVD Players and DVD-ROM drives.You’ll soon appreciate the digital picture and sound quality of DVD, DVD+RW, and...

  • Page 7: Playable Discs

    Recorder; some will record and play.There are also a few types of Discs that will neither play nor record on this Recorder. Look for these logos on your Discs to determine whether the Disc will or will not play or record on the Philips DVD Recorder. Discs for Recording and Playing...

  • Page 8: General Information

    DVD Recorder, not the TV. See page 24. Make sure there are no barriers between the remote and the Recorder. The remote control also will operate some features of some Philips TVs. See pages 22-23.

  • Page 9: Hookups

    Video In channel directly. See your TV manual for details. Or, go to your lowest TV channel and change channels down until you see the blue Philips DVD background picture on the TV screen.

  • Page 10

    Turn on the TV power. Set it to channel 3. You should see the blue Philips DVD background picture or the Initial Setup screen on the TV. The Initial Setup screen will appear the first time you turn on the Recorder. Go to page 18 to continue.

  • Page 11

    RF coaxial cable as shown for step 3). You should see the blue Philips DVD background picture or the Initial Setup screen on the TV. The Initial Setup screen will appear the first time you turn on the Recorder.

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    12 Hookups (cont’d) Antenna or Cable TV Signal Connect your Antenna or Cable TV signal to the ANTENNA jack on the rear of the DVD Recorder. Connect the Recorder’s OUT COMPONENT VIDEO (Y P jacks to the TV’s COMPONENT VIDEO IN jacks. Use the supplied three-strand component video cable, which has red, blue, and green markings.

  • Page 13

    Antenna Cable TV Signal Connect your Antenna or Cable TV signal to the ANTENNA jack on the rear of the DVD Recorder. Connect an S-Video cable (not supplied) to the Recorder’s OUT S- VIDEO (Y-C) jack and to the TV’s S-VIDEO In jack. Connect a supplied two-strand audio cable to the Recorder’s white/red OUT AUDIO L/R (left/right) jacks and to the left/right AUDIO IN jacks on the TV.

  • Page 14

    14 Hookups (cont’d) TV has a yellow CVBS Video In jack Antenna Cable TV Signal Connect your Antenna or Cable TV signal to the ANTENNA jack on the rear of the DVD Recorder. Connect the Recorder’s yellow OUT VIDEO (CVBS) jack to your TV’s VIDEO IN jack.

  • Page 15

    Connecting to a TV and a two-channel Stereo (Stereo has Dolby Pro Logic or right/left Audio In jacks) Connect your Antenna or Cable TV signal to the ANTENNA jack on the rear of the DVD Recorder. Connect the Recorder’s yellow OUT VIDEO (CVBS) jack to your TV’s VIDEO IN jack.

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    16 Hookups (cont’d) Connecting to a TV and a Digital Stereo (Stereo has Dolby Digital Connect your Antenna or Cable TV signal to the ANTENNA jack on the rear of the DVD Recorder. Connect the Recorder’s Coaxial DIGITAL AUDIO OUT jack to your Stereo’s COAXIAL DIGITAL AUDIO IN jack.

  • Page 17

    Dubbing Videotape to a DVD+R/DVD+RW STANDBY-ON You can connect a Video Cassette Recorder (VCR), Camcorder, or DVD Player to the Recorder’s CAM or EXT IN jacks. A sample connection with a Camcorder is shown here, using the CAM 1 AUDIO/VIDEO IN jacks on the front of the Recorder.

  • Page 18: Initial Setup

    18 Initial Setup Initial Setup screens will appear the very first time you turn on the Recorder. These on-screen messages and menus will help you set up Recorder features quickly, including TV channels and language options. During Initial Setup,“IS TV ON? CO3” will appear on the Recorder’s display panel.The Initial Setup information shows on your TV.

  • Page 19

    To exit press SYSTEM MENU Press SYSTEM MENU. The Recorder automatically turns off, then turns on again.You will see a blue Philips DVD background screen and some Information Boxes. (See page 33.) The Recorder is ready for use! Initial Setup (cont’d) 19...

  • Page 20: Quick Disc Playback

    Press STANDBYy y to turn on the DVD Recorder. Turn on your TV. Set it to the correct Video In channel. See pages 9- 14. You should see the blue Philips DVD background picture on the TV screen (if no Disc is in the Recorder).

  • Page 21: Quick Recording

    DVD+RW, formatting the Disc will take a minute. If you plan to play a DVD+R on another DVD Player, finalize the Disc. Follow the steps on page 52.You cannot record or edit a DVD+R after you finalize it.

  • Page 22: Remote Control

    TV VOLUME +/- Buttons TV VOLUME Press to adjust the volume of some RETURN CLEAR Philips TVs. You do not have to hold PLAY the DVD/TV button on the side of the remote for this feature. The TV VOLUME +/- buttons do not STOP work with all TVs.

  • Page 23

    Press and hold for two seconds to search backward during play. See page 38. The following buttons will work with some Philips TVs when you hold down the DVD/TV button on the side of the remote. Hold down the DVD/TV button at the same time you press these buttons.

  • Page 24

    24 Front Panel STANDBY-ON Display Panel Information about the current status of the Recorder or Discs appears here. This may include the current time, the elapsed playing time of a Disc, or the current TV channel. Remote sensor The sensor receives signals from the remote. Point the remote here, not at your TV, when using the remote control to operate the DVD Recorder.

  • Page 25: Rear Panel

    AUDIO OUT jacks of other equipment. See page 17. • COMPONENT VIDEO (Y P Component Video Out jacks of optional video equipment (for exam- ple, a DVD Player). See page 17. OUT jacks Use these jacks to connect the DVD Recorder directly to your TV and/or Stereo.

  • Page 26: Tv Channel Programming

    26 TV Channel Programming Although the DVD Recorder selects available TV channels during Initial Setup, you may want to repeat the process later if more channels become available in your area.This will erase and replace all previously stored chan- nels.To update the available channels, follow these steps. Press SYSTEM MENU.

  • Page 27: Vcr Plus+ ® Channels

    If you intend to use the VCR Plus+ programming system, program the DVD Recorder with your local channel information.This will only take a few min- utes. Since the channel numbers of the stations you receive may not be the same as the station numbers, and since channel numbers differ from area to area, you must set up channels in order for the system to work efficiently.

  • Page 28: Clock Setting

    28 Clock Setting Time/Date Automatic The Recorder can set the time and date automatically by referring to a PBS station. If the Recorder chooses an incorrect PBS channel or sets the time/date incorrectly, set the clock manually. See page 29. Before you begin, make sure TV channels are set.

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    Time/Date Manual If the Recorder does not set the time and date correctly using the Time/Date Automatic feature, set the clock manually by following the steps below. Manual clock setting overrides Automatic clock setting. Press SYSTEM MENU. Press ; to select corner of the menu bar at the top of the TV screen.

  • Page 30: Menu Bars

    30 Menu Bars You can use the Menu Bars to operate some features.You cannot access the Menu Bars during recording. When a Menu Bar is on the screen, press the CH-9, CH+8, ;, and : buttons on the remote to select or change an item. Menu Bar 1 *Press SYSTEM MENU once to access Menu Bar 1.The following items are in Menu Bar 1.

  • Page 31: On-screen Symbols, Status Box

    On-screen Symbols The following symbols will appear briefly on the TV screen when you activate some Disc features. Scan The first 10 seconds of each scan Chapter/Track will play. See page 39. Repeat All The entire Disc will play repeat repeatedly.

  • Page 32: Index Picture Screen

    32 Index Picture Screen The Index Picture Screen shows your recordings on a DVD+RW or DVD+R. It appears automatically when you insert a DVD+R or DVD+RW or when you stop playback or recording.The Disc must contain recordings. An Index Picture represents each recording. Next to the Index Picture is the program name, length of recording, recording mode/speed, and date of recording.

  • Page 33: Information Boxes

    Warning box Appears near the bottom of the screen when appropriate. Examples and details are on page 45. Tuner Information box Appears briefly on the left side of the TV screen in Monitor mode and identifies the current TV channel or Video source.

  • Page 34: Title/disc Menus, Chapter/track Selection

    34 Title/Disc Menus, Chapter/Track Selection Title/Disc menus Press DISC MENU during Disc play. For a DVD, if the current Title has a menu, the Title menu will appear on the screen. Otherwise, the Disc menu will appear.The menu will list features available on the current DVD and will vary for every DVD.

  • Page 35: Audio Language, Subtitles

    Audio Language Some DVDs are recorded in different languages. For example, you may be able to watch the same movie in French, Spanish, etc.The movie may have special audio features, such as a director’s commentary or music sound- track. If these are available on the DVD, access the different languages or featured soundtracks by following these steps.

  • Page 36: Zoom, Camera Angle

    36 Zoom, Camera Angle Zoom Zooming lets you enlarge the video image during play and pan through the enlarged image. During play, press SYSTEM MENU so Menu Bar 1 appears at the top of the TV screen. Press : repeatedly to select a Zoom in the Menu Bar. Press CH+8 or CH-9 to choose 1.33, 2, or 4.

  • Page 37: Still Picture/frame-by-frame Play, Sound

    Still Picture/Frame-by-frame Playback To quickly pause play, press PAUSE k on the remote. To advance the still picture one frame at a time, press PAUSE k repeatedly.To resume play, press PLAY :. To freeze the picture using the Menu Bar, follow these steps. Press SYSTEM MENU during play so Menu Bar 1 appears.

  • Page 38: Slow Motion, Searching

    38 Slow Motion, Searching Slow Motion To use the Menu Bar for slow motion, follow these steps. During Disc play, press SYSTEM MENU so Menu Bar 1 appears at the top of the TV screen. Press : repeatedly to select H (Slow motion) in Menu Bar 2, then press CH-9.

  • Page 39: Time Search, Scan

    Time Search Time Search lets you choose a specific elapsed playing time at which you want to begin playback.This feature may not be available on all Discs. Press SYSTEM MENU during Disc play so Menu Bar 1 appears at the top of the TV screen. Press : repeatedly to select Press CH-9.

  • Page 40: Repeat, Repeat A-b

    40 Repeat, Repeat A-B Repeat You may play a Chapter,Track,Title or entire Disc repeatedly. All Discs do not allow all the repeat options.You cannot play a DVD+R or DVD+RW repeatedly. Check your Disc for details. During Disc play, press PLAY MODE repeatedly to choose a Repeat option.

  • Page 41: One-touch Recording

    Otherwise, the Recorder will automatically stop recording at the designated end time and turn itself off. If you plan to play a DVD+R on another DVD Player, finalize the Disc. Follow the steps on page 52. To edit your recordings, see page 51. However, editing changes may not be accessible when you play the Disc on other DVD Players.

  • Page 42: Timer Recording

    Recorder will turn itself on, record, then turn itself off when finished.A red light will encircle the Record I button on the Recorder during recording. If you plan to play a DVD+R on another DVD Player, finalize the Disc. Follow the steps on page 52.

  • Page 43: Vcr Plus+ ® Timer Recording

    The Recorder must be off in order for the timer recording to occur. If you plan to play a DVD+R on another DVD Player, finalize the Disc. See page 52. To edit your recordings, see page 51. However, editing changes may not be accessible when you play the Disc on other DVD Players.

  • Page 44: Erasing Timer Recordings

    44 Erasing Timer Recordings Press TIMER. Press CH-9 to choose Timer list, then press :. Press CH+8 or CH-9 to highlight the timer recording you want to erase. Press CLEAR.The recording you selected will appear alone on the screen beneath “Clear Timer.” Press OK to erase the timer recording.

  • Page 45: Error Messages

    These messages may appear while or after you set a timer recording. Collision The timer recording overlaps with another timer recording.Timer record- ings that overlap or conflict with another will appear in a red highlight in the Timer List. • To ignore the message, press TIMER repeatedly to remove all the menus.The program with the earlier start time will record completely, then the remainder of the later program will record.

  • Page 46: Record One Channel/watch Another

    Use the TV remote control to select the channel you want to watch at the TV. (If you have a Philips TV, you may be able to hold down the DVD/TV button on the side of the remote and use the CH+8 and CH-9 buttons to change channels at the TV.

  • Page 47: Title Settings Menu

    The Title Settings Menu lets you rename a Title or a recording on a DVD+RW/DVD+R. From the same menu, you can play or erase a Title. When DVD+RW or DVD+R play is stopped, the Index Picture Screen will appear. See page 32. C10 07:55AM 00:01:24 .

  • Page 48: Append Recording, Chapter Markers

    48 Append Recording, Chapter Markers Append recording To add a new video recording to a previously recorded Title, follow these steps.This feature is not available on DVD+Rs, which always record at the end of the Disc. In the Index Picture Screen, press CH+8 or CH-9 to select the Title to which you want to add a recording.

  • Page 49: Record Settings

    Press SYSTEM MENU. Press ; to select corner of the menu bar at the top of the TV screen. Press CH-9 repeatedly to select screen, then press :. Press CH+8 or CH-9 to select Record mode, Auto chap- ters, or Filter mode, then proceed as detailed in step 4. Record mode Press ;...

  • Page 50: Editing: Disc Information Screen

    50 Editing: Disc Information Screen You can change Disc settings for a DVD+RW/DVD+R from the Disc Information Screen. When in the Index Picture Screen, press STOP C to select the first Title on the DVD+RW/DVD+R. Press CH+8 to enter the Disc Information Screen. In the Disc Information Screen, press : to enter the Settings menu.

  • Page 51: Editing

    Although all editing changes may not be accessible when you play the Disc on other DVD Players, these editing changes are available for the DVD Recorder. During DVD+RW or DVD+R play, press FSS. The Favorite Scene Selection menu will appear as play continues.The current Title and Chapter numbers will appear at the top of the screen.

  • Page 52: Finalize Disc

    52 Finalize Disc You can record and finalize DVD+Rs one time. After you fill a DVD+R or complete all the recordings you want on a single DVD+R, finalize it. Otherwise, the DVD+R will play only on this Recorder.To play the Disc on other DVD Players, you must finalize it first.

  • Page 53: Auto Resume, Playback Control

    Auto resume affects the last 20 prerecorded DVDs and Video CDs you played. When Auto resume is On, play resumes where you last stopped the Disc. If Auto resume is Off, play starts at the beginning of the Disc. Press SYSTEM MENU. Press ; to select corner of the menu bar at the top of the TV screen.

  • Page 54: Access Control

    Access Control limits viewing of Discs that exceed the limits you set.This fea- ture will not limit viewing if the Disc manufacturer did not code the Disc. Philips cannot guarantee the availability of Access Control with all Discs, and therefore denies any liability associated with unintended watching of Discs.

  • Page 55

    Child Lock Press SYSTEM MENU. Press ; to select corner of the menu bar at the top of the TV screen. Press CH-9 repeatedly to select then press :. Access control will be highlighted. Press : again, then press the Number buttons to enter your four-digit code.

  • Page 56

    56 Access Control (cont’d) Locking or Unlocking Specific Discs Not all Discs are rated or coded by Parental levels.You may choose to specifically lock or unlock a Disc by choosing Play once or Play always.This way, you can disable viewing regardless of the rating of a DVD. You will need to know your 4-digit code in order to view the Disc.

  • Page 57

    Parental Level DVDs may contain alternative scenes that conform to the Parental Level, or movie rating, that you select.The Parental Level may apply to the complete Disc or to certain scenes on the Disc.These scenes are rated from 1 to 8. Follow the steps below to set the Parental Level at which you want Discs to play.

  • Page 58

    58 Access Control (cont'd) Change Country If a Disc has Parental Level coding, the codings are applicable only for the country specified on the Disc.The Disc manufacturer sets these codings. For example, a Disc may be coded at Level 3 for the United States. So, for some Discs, you may need to choose the Country for which the Disc is coded in order for the Disc to play at the Parental Level you select.

  • Page 59: Dvd Recorder Features Menu

    Press SYSTEM MENU. Press ; to select corner of the Menu Bar at the top of the TV screen. Press CH-9 repeatedly to select Press CH+8 or CH-9 to select Status box, Standby, or Display. Press : and follow step 4 according to your choice. If you selected Status box, press CH+8 or CH-9 to choose On or Off, then press OK.

  • Page 60: Picture Settings

    60 Picture Settings Press SYSTEM MENU. Press ; to select corner of the menu bar at the top of the TV screen. Press CH-9 to select Press CH+8 or CH-9 to select TV Shape, Black level shift, Video shift, or Video output.Then, press : and follow step 4 according to your choice.

  • Page 61: Digital Output

    After connecting the Recorder to your TV and other equipment, you may need to change the Recorder’s Digital Output setting. Look to see which Recorder audio jacks you connected to your other equipment, then set Digital Output accordingly.The information in step 4 will help you decide. Adjust Digital Output only if you used the Recorder’s Coaxial DIGITAL AUDIO OUT jack.

  • Page 62: Analog Output

    62 Analog Output If you connected the Recorder’s white/red OUT AUDIO L/R jacks to a Stereo or TV as shown on pages 12-15, choose a setting for Analog Output. You do not need to adjust this setting if you used the Recorder’s Coaxial DIGITAL AUDIO OUT jack.

  • Page 63: Language Settings

    In the Language menu, select a different language for the Audio soundtrack or Subtitles of a DVD. Or, change the language of the DVD Recorder’s System Menu.You also can determine whether you receive TV channels in Stereo or a Second Audio Program language by following these steps. Press SYSTEM MENU.

  • Page 64: Night Mode, Remote Control Used

    DVD Recorder, you choose to operate the Recorder with its supplied remote control (as shown at right and throughout this book). If you have a Philips DVD Player and want to use its remote for the Recorder, select DVD Player.You might not access all the Recorder’s features unless you use the Recorder’s remote.

  • Page 65: Glossary

    COMPONENT VIDEO Jacks: The OUT jacks send high-quality video to a TV that has Component Video In jacks.The IN jacks allow the Recorder to receive high-quality video from other equipment, such as a DVD Player. The OUT jacks are also compatible with Progressive Scan (if your TV has Progressive Scan).

  • Page 66: Helpful Hints

    • To play a DVD+R on another DVD Player, finalize the Disc first. See pages 50 or 52. • Editing changes may not be accessible when you play the Disc on other DVD Players. See page 50.

  • Page 67

    If you adjust the clock after you set a timer recording, reset the timer recording. Another DVD Player shows the Index Picture Screen but does not react to PLAY :. Press STOP C to exit the Index Picture Screen, then press PLAY :.

  • Page 68: Diagnostic Test

    Release Play :. The counter will reach zero (0) when the test is finished. Momentarily, “FAIL” or “PASS” will appear on the display panel. If “FAIL” appears, your Recorder needs repair. Contact the Philips Customer Care Center for the Authorized Service Center nearest you.

  • Page 69: Specifications

    • — — • DTS — • MPEG1 — • MPEG2 — — Uncompressed digital (SPDIF - Sony Philips Digital Interface) — • PCM — AUDIO PERFORMANCE DA Converter AD Converter Video CD Audio CD Signal-Noise (1kHz) Dynamic Range (1kHz)

  • Page 70: Limited Warranty

    Warranty service is available in all countries where the prod- uct is officially distributed by Philips. In countries where Philips does not distribute the product, the local Philips ser- vice organization will attempt to provide service (although there may be a delay if the appropriate spare parts and tech- nical manual(s) are not readily available).

  • Page 71: Information Index

    ac power cord ..10-16,25 dvd/tv button/switch ..23 access control ..54-58 dvd recorder features menu . .59 add/delete channels ..26 analog output .

  • Page 72

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