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DVR4400
User's Guide

Summary of Contents

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    DVR4400 User’s Guide...

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    Unpack Your DVD+VCR • DVD+VCR unit • Remote control • 1.5V AA batteries (2) • Coaxial cable • Stereo audio/video cable • User’s guide • Read Me First/Quick Reference Guide • Warranty registration card Insert Batteries • Remove battery cover. •...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    1 - Getting Started 1 Welcome ...1 • Playable Media ...1 Remote Control Overview ...2 Front Panel Overview ...4 • Front Panel Features ...4 • Front Panel Display Indicators ...5 Rear Panel Overview...6 2 - Connections 7 Basic Connections...7 Advanced Connections...8 •...

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    • RF Output Channel...17 • Panel Display...17 • Language/Langue/Idioma...17 VCR Setup ...18 • Date/Time Stamp...18 • Auto Play/Rewind ...18 • Auto Repeat ...19 • Record Source ...19 Clock Setup ...20 • Auto Clock Set ...20 • Daylight Savings ...20 • Time Zone ...21 •...

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    • DTS Decoder ...29 Rating Control Setup...30 • Set/Change Rating Level...30 • Change Password...30 Remote Control Setup ...31 4 - Basic Operations 33 Basic Disc Playback ...33 • To Play a DVD, CD or VCD...33 • Additional Disc Playback Options ...34 Basic VCR Playback...34 •...

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    • Subtitle ...44 • Audio ...44 • 3D Sound ...44 • Repeat Title/Chapter ...45 • A-B Repeat ...45 • Bookmarks ...46 • Random Playback ...46 • Programmed Playback ...46 Search Features ...47 • About Index Marks...47 • Index Search/Scan ...47 •...

  • Page 7: Getting Started, Welcome, Playable Media

    • The SQPB (SuperVHS Quasi Playback) feature allows play- back of S-VHS recorded tapes. Playback will be at VHS quality. Recording is not permitted in S-VHS format. • CD-ROM, CD-G, photo CD, and CD-i discs cannot be played on this DVD player. Getting Started...

  • Page 8: Remote Control Overview

    :: Remote Control Overview POWER Press to power the DVD+VCR on or off. TRK+/- While a tape is playing, press to manually adjust tracking (i.e., to remove white lines from the screen). Use to select channels and set menu items. MUTE Press to turn audio on or off.

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    17 SP/SLP/TITLE Press to set the VCR record speed to SP (Standard Play) or SLP (Super Long Play). SLP is three times longer than SP. Also press to display DVD title menus (for discs with multiple titles only) 18 SET TIMER/SUBTITLE Press to set timer recordings.

  • Page 10: Front Panel Overview, Front Panel Features

    :: Front Panel Overview Front Panel Features POWER Press to power the DVD+VCR on or off. DVD DECK Deck used for playback of DVD, CD, VCD/SVCD and CD-R/RW discs. EJECT (DVD) Press to open and close the DVD deck. VCR DECK Deck used for playback of VHS tapes.

  • Page 11: Front Panel Display Indicators

    15 COPY Press to copy from DVD to VCR. The DVD+VCR will not copy Macrovision® encoded DVDs. 16 MENU NAVIGATION KEYS " 17 LINE IN 2 (VIDEO L-AUDIO-R) Match yellow (video), red (right audio) and white (left audio) accordingly. Use the white input jack when connecting mono sources.

  • Page 12: Rear Panel Overview

    :: Rear Panel Overview IN (FROM ANT.) Connect to your antenna, cable TV, or cable box with a coaxial cable. OUT (TO TV) Connect to your television with a coaxial cable. LINE OUT (DVD & VCR) Connect to the audio/video inputs of your television or stereo receiver using standard audio/ video cables.

  • Page 13: Connections, Basic Connections

    Chapter 2 :: Basic Connections The following connections are required in order to operate your DVD+VCR: Connect Antenna to DVD+VCR antenna or cable TV jack to the IN (FROM ANT.) jack on the DVD+VCR back panel. Connect DVD+VCR to TV Choose either RF Out or Line Out: a.

  • Page 14: Advanced Connections, S-video Connections

    Your television must be equipped with an S-Video input. • You can only watch the DVD player through the S-Video output. The VCR, tuner and menu system are only available through the RF Out or Line Out connection, see page 7.

  • Page 15: Component Video Connections

    Your television must be equipped with Component Video inputs. • You can only watch the DVD player through the Component Video outputs. The VCR, tuner and menu system are only available through the RF Out or Line Out connection, see page 7.

  • Page 16: Stereo Receiver Connections

    Stereo Receiver Connections Follow these steps to connect the DVD+VCR to a stereo receiver: Connect DVD+VCR to Stereo Receiver cables from the Line Out jacks on the back panel of the DVD+VCR to the line in jacks on your stereo receiver. Select Line or Aux Set your stereo receiver to its Line or Aux input (refer to your stereo owner’s guide for the proper setting).

  • Page 17: Audio/video Receiver Connections

    Audio/Video Receiver Connections Follow these steps to connect the DVD+VCR to an audio/video receiver. Connect DVD+VCR to Audio Receiver audio cable from the DIGITAL AUDIO OUT jacks on the back panel of the DVD+VCR to the matching digital audio input on your audio/video receiver. Adjust Dolby/DTS Decoder Settings and DTS Decoder in the menu system (required);...

  • Page 18: Cable Box/satellite Receiver Connections

    Cable Box/Satellite Receiver Connections Follow these steps to connect a cable box or satellite receiver to your DVD+VCR: Connect incoming cable to cable box from your cable TV or satellite jack to the input jack on your cable box/satel- lite receiver. Connect cable box to DVD+VCR from the output jack on the cable box/satellite receiver to the IN (FROM ANT.) jack on the back panel of the DVD+VCR.

  • Page 19: Alternative Cable Box Connection

    Alternative Cable Box Connection This connection method allows you to record from basic cable and watch scram- bled channels simultaneously. However, you will not be able to record scrambled channels. Connect incoming cable to DVD+VCR from your cable (CATV) or satellite wall outlet to the IN (FROM ANT.) jack on the back panel of the DVD+VCR.

  • Page 20: Other Audio/video Connections

    Other Audio/Video Connections Follow these steps to connect an external audio/video device, such as a camcorder or video game, to your DVD+VCR. The DVD+VCR will automatically detect when a device is plugged into the front line input; see “Automatic Input Switching” below. Connect device to DVD+VCR Connect audio/video cables from the line outputs of your...

  • Page 21: Setup/, About Menu Navigation, Auto Setup

    Chapter 3 :: About Menu Navigation The following keys are used to display and navigate the DVD+VCR menu sys- tem: SETUP/ENTER Press to display the menu system and confirm menu set- tings. Press to move up the list of menu items. Press to move down the list of menu items.

  • Page 22: Setup Menu, Child Lock

    As soon as you press SETUP/ENTER, the DVD+VCR will automatically perform the following steps: Auto Channel Search Automatically detects whether an antenna or cable is connected, then searches for all active chan- nels in your area. Auto Clock Set Sets the DVD+VCR internal clock. This procedure may take a few minutes to complete.

  • Page 23: Rf Output Channel, Panel Display, Language/langue/idioma

    RF Output Channel The RF Output Channel is the channel you tune your television to when using the DVD+VCR with an RF connection (see page 7). You can choose either chan- nel 3 (the default setting) or 4. Press SETUP/ENTER. Press to select RF Output CH.

  • Page 24: Vcr Setup, Date/time Stamp, Auto Play/rewind

    :: VCR Setup For Channel Setup menu, please see page 23. Date/Time Stamp The Date/Time Stamp will superimpose the date and time on VHS recordings. Press SETUP/ENTER. Press to select VCR Setup Menu. " Press to select and set Date/Time Stamp as follows: "...

  • Page 25: Auto Repeat, Record Source

    Press to select and set Auto Play/Rewind as follows: " BOTH Enables both Auto Play and Auto Rewind. PLAY Enables Auto Play only. Tapes without record safety tabs will play automatically when inserted. Enables Auto Rewind only. Tapes will rewind automatically at the end of the tape. NONE Disables both Auto Play and Auto Rewind.

  • Page 26: Clock Setup, Auto Clock Set, Daylight Savings

    :: Clock Setup Auto Clock Set Auto Clock Set will automatically seek the time in your area from stations broadcasting XDS (extended data services). If the time is set incorrectly, try set- ting Daylight Savings and Time Zone manually. If the time is not set at all, or if you are using the cable box hookup, turn off Auto Clock Set and set the clock manually;...

  • Page 27: Time Zone, Clock Set Channel

    Time Zone If the DVD+VCR sets your clock incorrectly, try adjusting Time Zone manually. Press SETUP/ENTER. Press to select Clock Setup Menu. " Press to select and set Time Zone as follows: " AUTO Automatically detects your local time zone. EASTERN Selects Eastern Standard Time.

  • Page 28: Set Clock Manually

    Set Clock Manually If Auto Clock Set is not available in your area, follow these steps to set the clock manually. Press SETUP/ENTER. Press to select Clock Setup Menu. " Press to select and set Auto Clock Set to OFF. Time Zone and "...

  • Page 29: Channel Setup, Tuner Band, Auto Channel Search

    :: Channel Setup Tuner Band Tuner Band tells the DVD+VCR whether you are using an antenna or cable (CATV) to receive incoming television signals. Press SETUP/ENTER. Press to select VCR Setup Menu. " Press to select Channel Setup Menu. " Press to select and set Tuner Band as follows: "...

  • Page 30: Show Weak Channels, Add/delete Channels

    Show Weak Channels When you select channels with weak signals, you can choose to view a distorted picture or replace it with a blue screen. Press SETUP/ENTER. Press to select VCR Setup Menu. " Press to select Channel Setup Menu. "...

  • Page 31: Dvd Setup, Tv Aspect Ratio, Still Mode

    :: DVD Setup TV Aspect Ratio TV Aspect Ratio refers to the shape of your television, expressed as the length divided by the width of the screen. Standard television screens are 4:3, while widescreen televisions are 16:9. It is important to set the TV Aspect Ratio so DVD movies display at the appropriate size for your television.

  • Page 32: Black Level, Alt Video Out

    COMPONENT The Component Video Output is enabled for watching DVDs only. • You can ONLY watch the DVD player through the S-Video or Component Video connection method. The tuner and VCR will still be viewed through the RF or line inputs.

  • Page 33: Language/audio Setup, Audio Language, Subtitle Language

    :: Language/Audio Setup Audio Language Select your preferred language for DVD audio soundtracks: Press SETUP/ENTER. • Make sure the DVD deck is stopped before pressing SETUP/ENTER. You will not be able to enter the DVD Setup menu if a DVD is playing. Press to select DVD Setup Menu.

  • Page 34: Disc Menu Language, Dynamic Compression

    Disc Menu Language Select your preferred language for DVD disc menus: Press SETUP/ENTER. • Make sure the DVD deck is stopped before pressing SETUP/ENTER. You will not be able to enter the DVD Setup menu if a DVD is playing. Press to select DVD Setup Menu.

  • Page 35: Dolby Digital Decoder, Dts Decoder

    Dolby Digital Decoder If you have connected the DVD+VCR to an audio/video receiver equipped with a Dolby Digital Decoder, you must enable this feature in the menu system to enjoy Dolby Digital surround sound. Press SETUP/ENTER. • Make sure the DVD deck is stopped before pressing SETUP/ENTER. You will not be able to enter the DVD Setup menu if a DVD is playing.

  • Page 36: Rating Control Setup, Set/change Rating Level, Change Password

    :: Rating Control Setup Set/Change Rating Level Press SETUP/ENTER. Press to select DVD Setup Menu. " Press to select Rating Control. If the Enter Password screen " appears, then Require Password has already been set to Yes. Skip to step 5. Press to select and set Require Password as follows: "...

  • Page 37: Remote Control Setup

    :: Remote Control Setup Follow these steps to program the remote control to operate many brands of television: Turn on your television. Press and hold the TV key on the DVD+VCR remote control while entering the 2-digit code for your brand of television with the 0-9 keys (see table below).

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    If the television does not respond, try another 2-digit code. If there is more than one code for your brand of television, try them all until one works. To control your television, press the TV CONTROL key, then try any of the following keys: •...

  • Page 39: Basic Operations, Basic Disc Playback

    Chapter 4 :: Basic Disc Playback To Play a DVD, CD or VCD Press EJECT on the remote control or front panel to open the disc drawer. The DVD+VCR will power on automatically when you open the disc drawer. Place the disc in the drawer with the label side facing up. If the disc has two sides, place the disc with the desired side facing up. Press EJECT again to close the disc drawer.

  • Page 40: Additional Disc Playback Options, Basic Vcr Playback

    Additional Disc Playback Options • To freeze playback, press PLAY/PAUSE • To advance one frame at a time (DVD only), press SKIP/F.ADV. • To resume normal playback, press PLAY/PAUSE • To skip to the next or previous chapter/track, press FF •...

  • Page 41: Additional Vcr Playback Options

    • If the tape is missing the record safety tab and Auto Play is turned on, the tape will begin playing automatically, see page 18. • The SQPB (SuperVHS Quasi Playback) feature allows play- back of S-VHS recorded tapes. Playback will be at VHS quality. Recording is not permitted in S-VHS format.

  • Page 42: Basic Vcr Recording, To Record To Vhs Tape

    :: Basic VCR Recording To Record to VHS Tape Insert a standard VHS tape with a record safety tab into the VCR deck. • If the record safety tab is removed, the tape will eject if you try to record. Press SP/SLP to set the record speed to: Standard Play, for best quality.

  • Page 43: Options During Recording, One-touch Recording

    Options During Recording • To pause recording, press PLAY/PAUSE • To resume recording, press REC again. • To stop recording, press STOP • To watch another television program while you are recording, press TV/ VCR to switch to TV mode, then select a different channel on your televi- sion.

  • Page 44: Copying Dvd To Vhs

    :: Copying DVD to VHS To copy a DVD to VHS tape Insert the disc you wish to copy in the DVD deck and close the drawer. Insert a VHS tape with a record safety tab into the VCR deck. Press COPY on the DVD+VCR front panel.

  • Page 45: Timer Recording, To Set A Timer Recording

    :: Timer Recording To Set a Timer Recording Insert a standard VHS tape with a record safety tab into the VCR deck. Press SET TIMER. • If the clock has not been set, the Clock Setup Menu will appear. You MUST set the clock before you can program a Timer Recording (see page 20).

  • Page 46: Timer Recording Errors, Complete Program Record (cpr)

    • The Timer indicator will light when an event is programmed. If there is an error, the Timer indicator will blink (see Timer Recording Errors below). • To delete an event, use to select it, then press " CLEAR. Timer Recording Errors Tape Missing Insert a VHS tape in the VCR deck.

  • Page 47: Mp3 Playback

    :: MP3 Playback MP3 is a popular music format which allows you to compress music files up to 1/12 of their original size while retaining near CD quality sound. Your DVD- VCR can playback MP3 files burned onto a CD-R/RW disc. Insert a CD-R/RW disc with MP3 files into the DVD deck.

  • Page 49: Advanced Features, Special Playback Features, Title/chapter/time, Angle

    Chapter 5 :: Special Playback Features Title/Chapter/Time DVDs are organized into Titles (movies) and Chapters (individual scenes), while CDs are organized into Tracks (songs). To jump to a specific Title, Chapter or Time on your disc: Press DISPLAY during DVD/CD playback. Press to select Title, Chapter or Time.

  • Page 50: Subtitle, Audio, D Sound

    Subtitle Many DVDs contain subtitles in multiple languages. To select among all avail- able subtitle languages: Press SUBTITLE during DVD playback. Press to select from all available subtitle languages. Press to turn the selected subtitle language on or off. " Press SETUP/ENTER to confirm your selection.

  • Page 51: Repeat Title/chapter, A-b Repeat

    • Portions of this product are licensed from Desper Products, Inc., a subsidiary of Spatializer Audio Laboratories, Inc. 1997- 2001 Spatializer Audio Laboratories, Inc. All Rights Reserved Worldwide. Spatializer®, Spatializer N-2-2™, and the circle- in-square device are trademarks of Desper Products, Inc. Repeat Title/Chapter To repeat a Title/Chapter of a DVD (or a Disc/Track of a CD): Press MODE/REPEAT during DVD playback.

  • Page 52: Bookmarks, Random Playback, Programmed Playback

    Bookmarks Bookmarks allow you to jump quickly to your favorite scenes in a DVD movie. To set up to three bookmarks: Press MARK during DVD playback. Press to move to one of the three bookmark placeholders (- - -). The "...

  • Page 53: Search Features, About Index Marks, Index Search/scan

    :: Search Features About Index Marks Index Marks are like bookmarks on your VHS tapes that help you easily find the start of any recording. Index Marks are inserted automatically during standard recording, one-touch recording, timer recording, or copying. You can also place Index Marks manu- ally anywhere on a tape by pressing the SEARCH button while a recording is in progress.

  • Page 54: Blank Search, Direct Time Search, Return To 0:00:00

    Blank Search Blank Search makes it easy to find the next available blank (unrecorded) space on your VHS tapes. Insert a VHS tape with recorded material in the VCR deck. While the tape is stopped or playing, press SEARCH. Press to select Blank Search.

  • Page 55: Troubleshooting, Customer Service Information, Frequently Asked Questions, Help

    Solution Cannot access Setup menu. • Stop the DVD player. You cannot access the Setup menu while a disc is playing. No sound from speakers. • Connect the DVD+VCR to a Dolby Digital-ready amplifier. You cannot connect speakers directly to the ana- log audio outputs because the unit does not have a built-in amplifier.

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    Auto Setup did not find all • If a cable box is connected, the DVD+VCR will only find the cable box output channel. Use the alternative channels. cable box hookup. No audio when playing VHS • You may be watching video from the S-Video or Component video output. Use the RF or Line connection to tapes.

  • Page 57: Technical Specifications

    TV shows blue screen. • If current channel is too weak to display clear picture, a blue screen is displayed. • Double-check antenna connections or tuner settings. Power button blinking. • Unit is in Auto Power Off mode. If you press POWER while rewinding, copying, Timer Recording or One- Touch Recording, the unit will automatically turn off when that function is complete.

  • Page 58: Warranty

    Erase: 1 full track, 1 audio track WOW & FLUTTER Less than 0.005% (Hi-Fi) FREQ. RESPONSE 20-20,000 Hz (Hi-Fi) DVD Specifications DISC COMPATIBILITY CD, DVD-Video, CD-Digital Audio (5" and 3.5"), CD-Video, MP3 files on CD-R and CD-RW FREQ. RESPONSE 96/48 kHz Sampling: 4 Hz-22kHz S/N RATIO 110 dB DYNAMIC RANGE...

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    shall have no liability for service under this warranty if non-OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) replacement parts are used in the repair of your Go-Video product. What the Owner Must Do If Service is Required If service under this warranty is required, contact the Go-Video Warranty Administrator at (480) 922-0896 to determine the nearest authorized Go-Video service center.

  • Page 60: Safety, Important Safety Instructions

    :: Safety Important Safety Instructions Read Instructions All the safety and operating instructions should be read before the product is operated. Retain Instructions The safety and operating instructions should be retained for future reference. Heed Warnings All warnings on the product and in the operating instructions should be adhered to. Follow Instructions All operating and use instructions should be followed.

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    13 Protective Attachment Plug The product is equipped with an attachment plug having overload protection. This is a safety feature. See Instruction Manual for replacement or resetting of protective device. If replacement of the plug is required, be sure the service technician has used a replacement plug specified by the manufacturer that has the same overload protection as the original plug.

  • Page 62: Safety/regulatory Information

    21 Replacement Parts When replacement parts are required, be sure the service technician has used replacement parts spec- ified by the manufacturer or have the same characteristics as the original part. Unauthorized substitutions may result in fire, electric shock, or other hazards. 22 Safety Check Upon completion of any service or repairs to this product, ask the service technician to perform safety checks to determine that the product is in proper operating condition.

  • Page 63: Notes About Discs

    lames. Pour réduire les risques de chocs électriques, ne pas retirer le couvercle ou l'arrière du module. Il n'y a pas de pièce util- isable à l'intérieur. Ne faire effectuer l'entretien que par un personnel qualifié. User/Installer Caution Your authority to operate this FCC certified equipment could be voided if you make changes or modifications not expressly approved by the manufacturer, who is responsible for compliance with Part 15 FCC rules.

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    2, 15 0-9 buttons Cable Box connections 100+ button Cable Box connections, Alter- 3D Sound native 3D SOUND button Camcorders 3D Sound indicator CD-Audio CD-G CD-i A-B Repeat CD-R/RW Add/Delete Channels CD-ROM 8, 9, 26 Alt Video Out CH buttons Angle Change Password ANGLE button...

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    Playback, VCR Macrovision Playback, VHS Menu Navigation Programmed Playback Random Playback Navigation, menus Rating Control Setup Record Source Record status One-Touch Recording (OTR) Recording, Basic Region 1 Out (To TV) Remote Control Overlapping Events Repeat Title/Chapter RF Out RF Output Channel Pan and Scan Panel Display Photo CD...

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  • John Durham Jul 11, 2014 10:33:
    Can you convert a VHS recording to a DVD blank on the GO.VIDEO sonic blue 4400?
    Than​k you.
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