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HDD & DVD Player / Recorder
DVDR3570H / DVDR3590H
User Manual
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Summary of Contents

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    HDD & DVD Player / Recorder DVDR3570H / DVDR3590H User Manual Read your Quick Start Guide and/or User Manual first for quick tips that make using your Philips product more enjoyable. Register your product and get support at www.philips.com/welcome...

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    Premium Home Service United Kingdom, Ireland Dear valued customer, hank you for buying a Philips DVD Recorder. Your product comes with the Philips ‘Premium Home Service’ warranty. Should you require any assistance in operating your set, Philips offers you professional support via: Philips Support Center website www.philips.com/support Philips Consumer Care Helpline *...

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    Important notes for users in U.K. Mains plug This apparatus is fi tted with an approved 13 Amp plug. To change a fuse in this type of plug proceed as follows: 1 Remove fuse cover and fuse. 2 Fix new fuse which should be a BS1362 5 Amp, A.S.T.A.

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    CAUTION VISIBLE AND INVISIBLE LASER RADIATION WHEN OPEN. AVOID EXPOSURE TO BEAM ‘CONSUMERS SHOULD NOTE THAT NOT ALL HIGH DEFINITION TELEVISION SETS ARE FULLY COMPATIBLE WITH THIS PRODUCT AND MAY CAUSE ARTIFACTS TO BE DISPLAYED IN THE PICTURE. IN CASE OF 525 OR 625 PROGRESSIVE SCAN PICTURE PROBLEMS, IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT THE USER SWITCH THE CONNECTION TO THE ‘STANDARD DEFINITION’...

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    DVD Recorder and enter below the Serial No. Retain this information for future reference. Model No. DVD/HDD RECORDER DVDR3570H, DVDR3590H Serial No. _______________ CAUTION! This unit does not contain any user- serviceable parts. Please leave all maintenance work to qualifi ed personnel.

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents General Care and Safety Information ... 8 Setup precautions ...8 Cleaning discs ...8 Hard Disk Drive (HDD) handling care...8 Energy saving message ...8 Product Information ... 9 Introduction ...9 Accessories supplied ...9 Region codes ...9 Special features ...10~11 Product Overview Remote Control ...

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Copy TV programmes from HDD... 45~46 About copying ... 45 Copying recordings to recordable DVD... 45 Changing the screen display for recordable DVD ... 46 Copy Files Copy fi les between HDD, USB and DVD ... 47~48 Copying fi les from HDD to USB or recordable DVD ...47 Copying fi les from USB to HDD or recordable DVD ...

  • Page 8: Care And Safety Information, Setup Precautions, Cleaning Discs, Hard Disk Drive (hdd) Handling Care

    Care and Safety Information IMPORTANT NOTE! DO NOT disconnect the recorder from the power supply unless you are intending not to use this product for a long period of time. Power is needed to enable the recorder to perform essential tasks like timer recordings and automatically updating the system date/time.

  • Page 9: Product Information, Introduction, Accessories Supplied, Region Codes

    (Super Extended Play) recording mode. Model Hard Disk Maximum Drive recording (HDD) hours DVDR3570H 160 GB DVDR3590H 250 GB On top of that, you can store the DivX movies, music fi les and digital camera photos in the HDD Media Jukebox. DVDR3570H...

  • Page 10: Special Features, Special Features

    Product Information Special features Pause Live TV Every TV programme is now under your control, allowing you to take a break without missing a moment. You can pause any live TV programme by simply pressing PAUSE LIVE TV button and resume playback by pressing the PAUSE LIVE TV button again.

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    Product Information (continued) SAT Recording This function enables you to record a programme from your Satellite Receiver or any other device. Make sure that the device is connected to the EXT2-TO VCR/SAT socket of this recorder, and the timer setting has been done on the connected device.

  • Page 12: Remote Control

    Remote Control PAUSE LIVE TV SUBTITLE AUDIO INFO SELECT EDIT SCART – Turns on this unit or turns off to normal standby mode. – Switches to the camcorder that is connected to the DV IN CAM2 socket. – Switches to USB mode and shows the content of the USB device.

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    LIVE TV – Switches to live TV mode. It activates the Time Shift Buffer that allows you to pause or replay the TV programme at any time. HDD LIST – Shows the list of your recordings stored in the internal hard disk. DISC –...

  • Page 14: Using The Remote Control, Remote Control

    Remote Control Using the remote control Open the battery compartment cover. Insert two batteries type R03 or AAA. Match the indications (+-) inside the battery compartment. Close the cover. Point the remote control directly at the remote sensor on the front panel and select the desired function.

  • Page 15: Main Unit

    STANDBY-ON – Turns on this unit or turns off to normal standby mode. Disc tray ç OPEN CLOSE – Opens or closes the disc tray. Display panel – Shows information about the current status of the recorder. HDD ACTIVE – Lights up when access hard disk. –...

  • Page 16: Step 1: Basic Recorder Connections, Connecting The Antenna Cables

    Step 1: Basic Recorder Connections TO TV TV-OUT ANTENNA-IN Connecting the antenna cables These connections enable you to watch and record TV programmes using this recorder. If the antenna signal is connected via a Cable Box or Satellite Receiver, ensure that these devices are turned on in order to watch or record the cable programmes.

  • Page 17: Connecting The Video Cable, Connecting The Video Cable

    Step 1: Basic Recorder Connections TO TV TO VCR/SAT TV-OUT ANTENNA-IN Option 1 Connecting the video cable This connection enables you to view the playback from this recorder. You only need to choose one of the options below to make your video connection. –...

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    Step 1: Basic Recorder Connections EXT 1 TO TV TV-OUT ANTENNA-IN Option 4: Using Component video socket / Connecting to a Progressive Scan TV The progressive scan video quality is only available when using Y Pb Pr connection and a progressive scan TV is required. It provides superior picture quality when watching DVD movies.

  • Page 19: Connecting The Audio Cables, Step 1: Basic Recorder Connections

    Step 1: Basic Recorder Connections TO TV TV-OUT ANTENNA-IN Connecting the audio cables This connection enables you to listen to the playback from this recorder. However, this connection is not required if this recorder is connected to the TV using the Scart connector. Option 1: Using the analogue audio sockets You can connect the recorder to a two...

  • Page 20: Step 2: Optional Connections, Connecting To A Cable Box Or Satellite Receiver

    Step 2: Optional Connections EXT 1 TO TV EXT 2 TV-OUT ANTENNA-IN Connecting to a Cable Box or Satellite Receiver Option 1 If your Cable Box/Satellite Receiver has only an antenna output socket (RF OUT or TO TV), see ‘Basic Recorder Connections - Connecting the antenna cables’...

  • Page 21: Connecting To A Vcr Or Other Similar Device

    Step 2: Optional Connections EXT 1 TO TV EXT 2 TV-OUT ANTENNA-IN Connecting to a VCR or other similar device This connection enables you to record from video tape to hard disk and allows the VCR to be used for playback on the TV if the recorder is turned off.

  • Page 22: Connecting To A Vcr And Cable Box/satellite Receiver

    Step 2: Optional Connections Back of a Satellite Box (example only) TO TV TO VCR/SAT TV-OUT ANTENNA-IN Connecting to a VCR and Cable Box/Satellite Receiver Connect the existing Antenna cable from the antenna output socket on the Cable Box or Satellite Receiver to the ANTENNA-IN socket on the recorder.

  • Page 23: Connecting To A Camcorder, Step 2: Optional Connections

    Step 2: Optional Connections Option 1 Connecting to a camcorder You can use the front sockets to copy camcorder recordings. These sockets are located behind the fl ap on the right hand side which provides convenient connections. Option 1: Using the DV IN socket Use this connection if you have a Digital Video or Digital 8 camcorder.

  • Page 24: Step 3: Installation And Set-up

    Step 3: Installation and Set-up The installation menu appears the very fi rst time you turn on this recorder. These settings help you set up the basic recorder features easily, including TV programme installation and language settings. Before you start ... Complete the installation settings before inserting a disc for playback or recording.

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    Step 3: Installation and Set-up Channel search Start Auto search Previous Skip Make sure you have successfully Note: made all the required connections to this recorder, the TV and Satellite Receiver/ Cable Box (if any) and turned them on. The channel search will detect the signals and save all the available programme channels.

  • Page 26: Control Tv Programmes, Viewing Live Tv, About Time Shift Buffer - Temporary Hdd Storage

    Control TV Programmes Viewing live TV PAUSE LIVE TV SUBTITLE AUDIO INFO SELECT EDIT SCART Turn on the TV. If necessary, switch the TV to the correct input channel for viewing the recorder’s playback. Press STANDBY-ON 2 to turn on this recorder.

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    Control TV Programmes Marking the contents for recording You need to ‘mark’ the contents in the Time Shift Buffer before it can be recorded to the hard disk. The recording will take effect when you put the recorder to standby mode. 21:00 23:30 22:13...

  • Page 28: Pause Live Tv Function, Control Tv Programmes, Instant Replay Function, Flextime Function

    Control TV Programmes Pause live TV function Before you start ... Turn on the recorder to LIVE TV mode to watch your favourite TV programmes. Press PAUSE LIVE TV u on the remote control to pause playback. To resume playback, press the same button again.

  • Page 29: Using The Home Menu, About The Home Menu

    About the Home menu Home menu allows access to contents on your Hard Disk recording, media fi les on Hard Disk, and contents of disc and USB. It also allows transferring of content among various media types. PAUSE LIVE TV SUBTITLE AUDIO INFO...

  • Page 30: Viewing Media Information, Using The Home Menu, Recording

    Using the Home menu Viewing media information To view general information on the selected media such as size, remaining space, media type etc. Press HOME. The Home menu appears. Move the selection bar to a desired source. If the media information is available, a text label will be appeared next to the blue softkey.

  • Page 31: Before Recording, Recording Media

    Recording media The recording media for this recorder are internal hard disk drive and DVD±R/ ±RW/+R DL. – The hard disk has a high storage density which enables long recording duration and quick access to the recording titles. DVD±RW (DVD Rewritable) –...

  • Page 32: Default Recording Settings, Default Recording Settings

    Before Recording Default recording settings You can preset your recording settings in the recording setup menu. PAUSE LIVE TV SUBTITLE AUDIO INFO SELECT EDIT SCART Press OPTIONS on the remote control. The tools menu appears. Tools Audio language Time search Reset TSB Settings Move to { Settings } and press OK.

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    Recording settings (underlined options are the factory default settings) The recording mode defi nes the picture quality of recordings Record mode and the maximum recording time. DVDR3570H Record Mode (high quality) (standard play) (standard play plus) (long play) (extended play)

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    Before Recording Recording settings (underlined options are the factory default settings) Automatically divides a recording (title) into chapters by inserting Chapters chapter markers at a specifi c interval. This enables you to access a specifi c point in the recording quickly. { Smart } { Off } { Standard }...

  • Page 35: Record Tv Programmes, Record Current Tv Programme, Record A Specifi C Section Of Tv Programmes

    CAUTION! – Copy prohibited contents cannot be recorded on this recorder. – When the hard disk is full, making a new recording automatically deletes the oldest unprotected title on the hard disk to make space for the new recording. Record current TV programme Follow the instructions below to record the TV programmes to this recorder’s...

  • Page 36: Simultaneous Record And Play Function

    Record TV Programme Simultaneous record and play function While recording a TV programme to the hard disk, you can play a previously recorded title from hard disk, playback a DVD video disc or you can also playback music, photo slideshows or DivX videos from hard disk, optical disc or USB.

  • Page 37: Automatic Recording From Satellite Receiver

    Automatic recording from Satellite Receiver The feature is only applicable for the Satellite Receiver (or any similar devices) that is connected to the EXT2-TO VCR/ SAT scart socket of this recorder. In addition, the Satellite Receiver must have a timer function that is able to control the recording function of this recorder.

  • Page 38: About Timer Recording, Timer Recording (video Plus+ System), Timer Recording (video Plus+ System)

    Record TV Programme About timer recording Use the timer recording to automatically start and stop a recording at a later date/ time. This recorder tunes to the right programme channel and begins recording at the specifi ed time. With this recorder, you can schedule up to 40 recordings at a time and up to 6 (six) hours for each recording.

  • Page 39: Timer Recording (manually), Timer Recording (manually)

    To cancel the programming and exit the menu, press the Yellow button for { Cancel }. To confi rm your entry, press the Green button for { Store }. A message to enter channel list appears. Select { OK } in the menu and press OK to confi rm.

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    Record TV Programme Enter the start time of Start time recording (hours : minutes). Enter the end time of Stop time recording (hours : minutes). Enter the date for Date recording (Day/ Month/Year). Select the TV channel Channel or the external input channel for recording.

  • Page 41: Changing/deleting A Scheduled Recording, Record Tv Programmes

    Changing/Deleting a scheduled recording Turn on the TV to the correct viewing channel for the recorder. Press TIMER (VIDEO Plus+) on the remote control. The timer menu appears. List of timers Timer details 20:30 - P05 TELE-Once Start time 09:00 - P03 TELE-Once Stop time 11:30 - P04 TELE-Once Date...

  • Page 42: Record From External Devices, Recording From An External Device (camcorder/vcr/dvd Player)

    Record from external devices Recording from an external device (Camcorder/VCR/ DVD player) When you connect your external device to this recorder, you can choose to make a recording from the external device to the hard disk or a recordable DVD. Copy-protected material cannot be recorded on this recorder.

  • Page 43: Recording From A Dv Camcorder, Recording From A Dv Camcorder

    Record from external devices Recording from a DV Camcorder When you connect a DV camcorder to the DV IN socket of this recorder, you can control both the camcorder and this recorder using the recorder’s remote control. Furthermore, the smart chaptering feature ensures the chapter markers are created at each break in the images.

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    Record from external devices You can navigate to the respective control keys on the screen to control the playback of your DV camcorder. To stop the recording, press STOP x. Both the recorder and camcorder stop. To exit, press LIVE TV. Helpful Hints: –...

  • Page 45: Copy Tv Programmes From Hdd, About Copying, Copying Recordings To Recordable Dvd

    Copy TV programmes from HDD About copying Content Sorting Recordings Video files Music Genre Protected Photo Delete order Last played TV programmes recorded to the hard disk will be kept as ‘Recordings’ content. It allows you to edit your recording easily and copy to a recordable DVD for safe keeping or later viewing.

  • Page 46: Changing The Screen Display For Recordable Dvd, Copy Tv Programmes From Hdd

    Copy TV programmes from HDD Changing the screen display for recordable DVD If the recordable DVD has been used in a computer drive or in another recorder, the screen menu may not be displayed correctly. Before you can make recording to this disc on this recorder, you must change the screen display of the disc to ‘Philips’...

  • Page 47: Copy Fi Les Between Hdd, Usb And Dvd

    Copy fi les between HDD, USB and DVD A part of this recorder’s hard disk drive can be used as a Media Jukebox, allowing you to store and playback your videos, music and photos. You can copy these fi les from either USB or DVD to the hard disk, from hard disk to USB and recordable DVD and even directly between USB and recordable DVD.

  • Page 48: Copying Fi Les From Usb To Hdd Or Recordable Dvd

    Copy fi les between HDD, USB and DVD Copying fi les from USB to HDD or recordable DVD You can copy the data fi les (MP3, WMA, DivX and JPEG) in your USB drive to this recorder’s hard disk drive or recordable DVD.

  • Page 49: Hard Disk Navigation

    Hard Disk navigation The Hard Disk drive serves as a media jukebox which allows you to store all sources of recordings (TV recordings, videos, music and photos). The titles recorded or copied to the hard disk will automatically be saved under separate contents based on the characteristics of the recordings.

  • Page 50: Basic Operation

    Playback from Hard Disk Basic operation Each recording stored on the hard disk is displayed in the HDD list with an Index Picture. Press HDD LIST on the remote control. Titles Info Title 1 Title 2 Title 3 Title 4 Time 00:37:34 SP Date...

  • Page 51: Delete/lock/protect A Title In The Hdd, Repeat Hard Disk Playback

    Playback from Hard Disk Delete/Lock/Protect a title in the HDD These options are displayed at the bottom of the hard disk title content menu. Press HDD LIST on the remote control. keys to reach the title you want. Press the matching colour coded button on the remote control to access the options displayed at the bottom of the menu.

  • Page 52: Playback From Usb Device

    Playback from USB device You can view, copy or delete the contents of a USB fl ash drive/memory card reader or digital camera through this recorder. Connect the USB fl ash drive/memory card reader or digital camera directly to the USB socket on the front panel (as shown in the above illustration).

  • Page 53: Playback From Disc, Playable Discs, Starting Disc Playback, Starting Disc Playback

    Playable discs Using this recorder, you can play and record on the following discs: Recording and Playback DVD±RW (DVD Rewritable); can be recorded on over and over. DVD±R (DVD Recordable); can be recorded only once. DVD+R DL (DVD+R Double Layer); same as DVD±R.

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    Playback from Disc Playing a DVD video disc Normally the DVD disc contains a disc menu. You may have to make your selection (e.g.,, subtitle or audio language) within the disc menu. Insert a DVD. If the disc menu appears, use to select a play option and press OK to confi rm or the alphanumeric keypad 0-9 to input your selection.

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    Playing an audio CD (MP3/WMA) MP3 (MPEG1 Audio Layer-3) fi les are highly compressed music fi les. The MP3 format lets you store about ten times more data (music, pictures) on a single CD-ROM than a regular CD. Insert an audio CD. The content menu appears.

  • Page 56: Additional Playback Features

    Additional Playback Features Playing JPEG photo fi les (slide show) Press HOME. Source Hard Disk Disc Tray Select the media where the JPEG photos are stored and press Content Video Music Photo Select { Photo } in the menu and press From Hard Disk only, { Photo folders } and { Photo albums } options appear.

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    Additional Playback Features Helpful Hints: – If both JPEG photos and MP3s are in the same disc, you can choose to playback the JPEG photos or MP3s by selecting { Photo } or { Music } in the menu. – If the JPEG photo is not recorded with an ‘exif’...

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    Additional Playback Features Creating a photo playlist (album) You can customise the JPEG photos slideshow playback by storing your selection in an album. This recorder can handle up to a maximum of 100 albums. Each album can contain up to 100 images. Note: This feature is only available for photos stored in the Hard Disk.

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    Additional Playback Features Editing the album You can re-arrange the photo position in the album in order to create the desired slideshow playback order, or remove the photo(s) from the album. However, the photos in the ‘Photo folders’ remain unchanged. Note: This feature is only available for photos stored in the Hard Disk.

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    Additional Playback Features PAUSE LIVE TV SUBTITLE AUDIO INFO SELECT EDIT SCART Selecting another title/ chapter/ track When a disc contains more than one track, title or chapter, you can change to a different track, title or chapter as follows. During playback, Press ë...

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    Additional Playback Features During disc playback, press INFO on the remote control to display the available playback options. These options are varied depending on the disc type and can be selected by pressing the matching colour coded buttons on the remote control.

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    Additional Playback Features Using the Toolbar options PAUSE LIVE TV During playback, press OPTIONS on the remote control. The available options might differ depending on the state of playback or media type. During HDD playback: Tools Audio language Lang I Subtitle language Time search Reset TSB...

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    Additional Playback Features Changing subtitle language This operation works only on DVDs with multiple subtitle languages. You can change to the language you want while playing DVD. Move to { Subtitle language } and press to enter its options. Press repeatedly until the language you want is selected.

  • Page 64: Edit Recordings - Hard Disk, Changing The Title Name, Selecting The Genre

    Edit Recordings - Hard Disk Changing the title name Some TV channels transmit the name of the programme. In this case, the programme name will automatically be stored when recording to the hard disk. Otherwise, only the programme number and date/time of the recording will be stored as title name.

  • Page 65: Video Editing

    Edit Recordings - Hard Disk Video editing This recorder allows you to edit the video content after a recording has been made. You can insert/delete chapter markers or hide unwanted scenes. When you play back a recording in video edit mode, the entire recording will be played back including the hidden scenes.

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    Edit Recordings - Hard Disk Merge/split a specifi c chapter within a recording You can create a chapter by inserting chapter marker (using the SPLIT option) or remove a chapter marker (using the MERGE option). During hard disk recording playback, press u to pause playback at the scene where you want to edit.

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    Edit Recordings - Hard Disk Dividing titles You can divide a title into two or more titles. You can use this function to separate and delete undesired portions of a recording, such as commercials. CAUTION! Once a title has been divided, it cannot be reversed.

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    Edit Recordings - Hard Disk Showing the hidden scene During hard disk recording playback, press EDIT on the remote control. The hidden chapter will be played back while in video editing mode 00:11:25 NO CHAPTER CHAPTER DIVIDE HIDE Show No Chapter Chapter Divide Press the Blue button on the remote...

  • Page 69: Edit Recordings - Recordable Dvd, About Editing Recordable Dvds

    Edit Recordings - Recordable DVD About editing recordable DVDs This recorder offers various disc edit options. You can change the disc content and settings of a recorded DVD from the editing menu. If a DVD±R has been fi nalised, it cannot be edited. The edited contents may not be available if you play the disc on another DVD player.

  • Page 70: Changing The Disc/title Name, Making The Edited Dvd±rw Compatible, Deleting All Recordings/titles

    Edit Recordings - Recordable DVD Changing the disc/title name The original disc/title name is generated automatically by the recorder. You can change the disc/title name by following the steps below. Insert a recorded DVD into the recorder. The Index Picture screen appears. Press EDIT on the remote control.

  • Page 71: Finalising The Dvd±r For Playback, Deleting A Recording/title

    Edit Recordings - Recordable DVD Finalising the DVD±R for playback It is necessary to fi nalise a DVD±R or DVD±R (DL) disc before you can play it on another DVD player. Otherwise, the DVD±R can only be played back on this recorder.

  • Page 72: Lock/unlock The Disc For Playback, Protecting The Recorded Titles (dvd±rw)

    Edit Recordings - Recordable DVD Lock/Unlock the disc for playback You can choose to lock the recorded disc from viewing. Before you start ... Turn on the Child Lock feature. See ‘System Menu Options - Playback settings - Access - Child lock’ for details. Insert a recorded DVD into the recorder.

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    Edit Recordings - Recordable DVD Video editing This recorder allows you to edit the video content after a recording has been made. You can add/delete chapter marker or hide unwanted scenes. Title Chapter Chapter Chapter Chapter chapter markers When you play back a recording in video edit mode, the entire recording will be played back including the hidden scenes.

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    Edit Recordings - Recordable DVD { Title } Yellow button – Access title editing menu. Title No Chapter Chapter Divide Back { Divide } for DVD±RW only Create a new title from the current point of playback. The existing title will be divided into two titles.

  • Page 75: System Menu Options, System Menu Navigation

    System menu navigation The system menu provides various setup options for your recorder. Before you start ... Mark the contents in the Time Shift Buffer for which you wish to record to the hard disk. Otherwise, all the contents will be cleared when you access { Tuner } or { Set up } option.

  • Page 76: Language Settings

    System Menu Options Language settings (underlined options are the factory default settings) Audio language Select the preferred audio language for DVDs with multiple sound tracks, VCDs with multiple audio channels, or DVD±R/ ±RW recorded with 5.1 multi-channel. Subtitle language Select the preferred subtitle language for DVD playback. Notes: –...

  • Page 77: Playback Settings

    Playback settings (underlined options are the factory default settings) When this is selected, you will be prompted to enter the four- Access digit pin code. Access Control Notes: Enter PIN of your choice. This will be used to access locked features –...

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    System Menu Options Playback settings (underlined options are the factory default settings) Play Back Control feature is only applicable for VCD/SVCD only. It allows you to play Video CDs (2.0) interactively, following the menu on the display. { Off } { On } Note: This option is not visible unless a VCD/SVCD is in the disc tray .

  • Page 79: Video Output Settings

    Video Output settings TV shape The picture shape can be adjusted to fi t your TV. { 4:3 Letterbox } – For a ‘wide-screen’ display with { 4:3 Panscan } – For a full-height picture with the { 16:9 Widescreen } – For wide-screen TV Select the type of video output that matches the video Active video output connection between this recorder and your TV.

  • Page 80: Audio Settings

    System Menu Options Audio settings (underlined options are the factory default settings) Audio output This setting is only required if you are using the recorder’s COAXIAL/OPTICAL OUT socket to connect other audio/video device. { All } { PCM only } Sound mode This setting is only required if you used the recorder’s AUDIO OUT L/R sockets to connect other audio/video device.

  • Page 81: Analogue Tuner Settings

    Analogue Tuner settings Auto search Press OK on the remote control to start the automatic TV channel search process and replace all previously stored analogue TV channels. This process may take several minutes. This feature is only available if you have connected this recorder Follow TV to your TV using the EXT1 TO TV scart socket.

  • Page 82

    System Menu Options Analogue Tuner settings Manual install continued ... { Preset } { Preset name } – Use the alphanumeric keypad 0-9 to { Decoder } { TV system } { NICAM } { Finetune } (continued) – Use the alphanumeric keypad 0-9 to enter the preset number for the channel to store (e.g.

  • Page 83

    Analogue Tuner settings Sort channels Change the order of the stored channels according to your preference. 01 BBC 02 RTL4 03 ARD 04 ORF2 06 TELET 1) Select the channel that you want to move and press 2) Move the selection bar to the preset number for which you want to place the channel and press Defi ne your favourite channels that can be quick accessed by Favourites...

  • Page 84: Set Up Settings

    System Menu Options Set up settings (underlined options are the factory default settings) Set the clock for your recorder before you can use any of the Clock timer recording features. Clock preset: The time/date can be set automatically on this recorder if the stored TV channel transmits a time signal.

  • Page 85

    Set up settings (underlined options are the factory default settings) Screen saver The TV screen turns black to prevent damage to the screen due to over exposure to a static image for too long. { Off } { 5, 10, 30 minutes } – Set the TV to screen saver mode after DivX(R) VOD Philips provides you with the DivX¨...

  • Page 86: Other Information, Setting Up Progressive Scan Feature, Copyright Notice

    Other Information Setting up Progressive Scan feature (for Progressive Scan TV only) The progressive scan displays twice the number of frames per second than interlaced scanning (ordinary normal TV system). With nearly double the number of lines, progressive scan offers higher picture resolution and quality.

  • Page 87: Installing The Latest Software, Other Information

    Installing the latest software Periodically Philips will issue software upgrades to enhance the user experience. Only upgrading to higher versions of software is possible. Get the version information of this unit by pressing OPTIONS on the remote control. The tools menu appears. Tools Audio language Time search...

  • Page 88: Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions What kind of disc should I use for recording? You can only record on DVD±R, DVD±RW or DVD+R DL discs. DVD±R/±RW is the most compatible recordable DVD format in the market today. They are fully compatible with most of the existing DVD-Video players and DVD-ROM drives in computers.

  • Page 89

    There are a few picture quality levels to choose from, ranging from ‘HQ’ (1 hour recording at high quality) to ‘SEP’ (8 hours recording at VHS quality) on a recordable DVD. DVDR3570H Record Mode (high quality) (standard play) (standard play plus)

  • Page 90

    Frequently Asked Questions Why does it take so long to display the contents on my USB device? – This could be due to the large numbers of fi les (>500 fi les/folders) or size of the fi les (>1MB). – There could be other non-supported fi les in the device that this unit is trying to read/display.

  • Page 91: Troubleshooting

    WARNING! Under no circumstances should you try to repair the system yourself, as this will invalidate the warranty. Do not open the system as there is a risk of electric shock. If a fault occurs, fi rst check the points listed below before taking the system for repair.

  • Page 92

    Troubleshooting Problem (General) No picture. No sound. No TV signal received from the recorder. The message ‘Disc contains unknown data’ appears. The message ‘NO SIGNAL’ or ‘X’ appears. (continued) Solution – Turn on your TV and set it to the correct Video In channel for the recorder.

  • Page 93

    Problem (Playback) Disc will not play. The picture is distorted or black and white during playback. There is picture or sound interference with the TV reception. Distorted sound coming from a connected hi-fi amplifi er. Unable to display JPEG pictures. Unable to play DivX movies.

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    Troubleshooting Problem (Recording) The message ‘Insert recordable disc’ appears. The message ‘Collision’ appears. Recordings are not occurring as scheduled. New recordings cannot be made. The index screen fl ickers when a DVD±R is inserted. Unable to copy DivX fi le to Hard Disk even though the data partition still has enough free space.

  • Page 95

    Problem (Recording) Picture is fuzzy and brightness varies when played back your recording. DVD±R/±RW recorded on this DVD recorder cannot be played back on other DVD players. The DVD±RW cannot be used for recording on this recorder. Even though it has been formatted using the PC drive.

  • Page 96: Display Panel Symbols/messages

    Display panel symbols/messages The following symbols/messages may appear on your recorder display: 00:00 Multifunction display/text line – Title/track number – Total/elapsed/remaining title/track time – Disc/title name – Error or warning messages – Additional information regarding the disc – TV channel number or source of video –...

  • Page 97

    Display panel symbols/messages FINALIZING DISC The DVD±R disc is being fi nalised. INFO DVD Information on the inserted DVD is displayed on the TV. INSTALL After the automatic channel search, the menu for setting the time/date appears on the TV. IS TV ON? The recorder is currently in the fi rst installation mode.

  • Page 98: Glossary

    Glossary Analogue audio: Sound that has not been turned into numbers. Analogue sound is available with you use the AUDIO LEFT/ RIGHT. These red and white sockets send audio through two channels, the left and right. Aspect ratio: Aspect ratio refers to the length to height ratio of TV screens.

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    Glossary (continued) PBC: Playback Control. A system of navigating a Video CD/Super VCD through on-screen menus recorded onto the disc. You can enjoy interactive playback and searching. PCM: Pulse Code Modulation. A digital audio encoding system. Progressive Scan: The progressive scan displays twice the number of frames per seconds than ordinary TV system.

  • Page 100: Specifi Cations

    Compression formats: Dolby Digital, MPEG2 Multichannel, PCM, MP3, WMA • MPEG1 bit rates: 64-384 kbps and VBR Storage Media • Hard Disk capacity: DVDR3570H - 160 GB DVDR3590H - 250 GB Tuner/Reception/Transmission • TV system: PAL, SECAM • Aerial input: 75 Ohm coaxial (IEC75) Connectivity •...

  • Page 102

    TV System Guide COUNTRY AFGHANISTAN PAL/SECAM B ALBANIA ALGERIA ANGOLA ARGENTINA AUSTRALIA AUSTRIA AZORES BAHAMAS NTSC M BAHRAIN BANGLADESH BARBADOS NTSC M BELGIUM BERMUDA NTSC M BOLIVIA NTSC M BOTSWANA BRAZIL BRUNEI BULGARIA BURKINA FASO SECAM K1 BURMA NTSC M BURUNDI SECAM K1 CAMBODIA...

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    COUNTRY LIBYA SECAM B LITHUANIA PAL D (was SECAM) LUXEMBOURG PAL B/SECAM L MADAGASCAR SECAM K1 MADEIRA PAL B MALAGASY SECAM K1 MALAWI PAL B MALAYSIA PAL B MALI SECAM K1 MALTA PAL B MARTINIQUE SECAM K1 MAURITANIA SECAM B MAURITIUS SECAM B MEXICO...

  • Page 104

    Netherlands Norway Poland Portugal Slovakia Spain Sweden Switzerland United Kingdom Meet Philips at the Internet http://www.philips.com http://www.philips.com/welcome DVDR3570H DVDR3590H CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT 3139 245 28733 0810 000205 € 0.07/ min 078 250 145 € 0.06/ min 800 142840 free...

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