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Thank you for purchasing this product.
For optimum performance and safety, please read these instructions carefully.
Please keep this manual for future reference.
• This DVD Recorder is for viewing and recording free to air DVB channels only. It does not
receive pay TV or encrypted channels.
Region management information
DVD-Video:
This unit can play DVD-Video discs supporting the region number "4" or "ALL".
e.g.,
GZ
Operating Instructions
DVD Recorder
DMR-XW390
Model No.
VQT4C72

Summary of Contents

  • Page 1

    Operating Instructions DVD Recorder DMR-XW390 Model No. Thank you for purchasing this product. For optimum performance and safety, please read these instructions carefully. Please keep this manual for future reference. • This DVD Recorder is for viewing and recording free to air DVB channels only. It does not receive pay TV or encrypted channels.

  • Page 2: Safety Precautions

    Safety precautions WARNING CAUTION Unit Unit • To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or • This unit utilizes a laser. Use of controls or product damage, adjustments or performance of procedures other - Do not expose this unit to rain, moisture, than those specified herein may result in dripping or splashing.

  • Page 3: Supplied Accessories

    - Do not recharge alkaline or manganese Indemnity concerning recorded content batteries. Panasonic does not accept any responsibility for - Do not use batteries if the covering has been damages directly or indirectly due to any type of peeled off.

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents Safety precautions ..... .2 Editing video Supplied accessories ....3 Deleting recorded titles .

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Convenient functions About descriptions in these operating Disc and card management ... . . 60 instructions VIERA Link functions....62 •...

  • Page 6: Hdd And Media Information, Recordable/playable Contents

    Getting started HDD and media information Getting started Recordable/playable contents (–: Impossible) Media type Standard symbol Recordable contents Playable contents • Video • AVCHD Hard disk drive (HDD) • JPEG [HDD] §1 • Music copied from music CD • MP3 •...

  • Page 7: Recording Mode

    Getting started Rewritable media §1 Recorded with AVCHD compatible devices (Panasonic video camera, etc.). It may not be able to §2 play back, add, or edit depending on the device. Includes finalised DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RW, +R and +R DL.

  • Page 8: Notes

    Getting started HDD and media information Notes About extension of files File format Extension JPEG “.JPG” “.jpg” “.MP3” “.mp3” DivX “.DIVX” “.divx” “.AVI” “.avi” “.SRT” “.srt” “.SUB” “.sub” “.TXT” “txt” Subtitle text files § The video file and subtitles text file are inside the same folder, and the file names are the same §...

  • Page 9

    Getting started Notes for the USB devices Media handling • This unit does not guarantee connection with all • Do not touch the recorded surface of the discs USB devices. or the terminal surface of the SD cards. • FAT16 and FAT32 file systems are supported. DO NOT •...

  • Page 10: Unit Care

    Getting started Unit care • Do not block the cooling fan on the rear of HDD handling care the unit. • The HDD is a high precision device • The unit may breakdown if cigarette smoke The HDD is a high precision recording or bug spray/vapour, etc.

  • Page 11: Control Reference Guide

    Getting started Control reference guide Instructions for operations are generally described using the remote control. Remote control 1 Transmit the remote control signal • Point it at remote control signal sensor on this unit. (   2 Switch the unit from on to standby mode or DRIVE SELECT vice versa...

  • Page 12

    Getting started Control reference guide Main unit Press [< OPEN/CLOSE] to open the tray and insert or remove a disc. SD card Pull to flip down the front panel. USB memory 1 Standby/on switch (Í/I) < Display Press to switch the unit from on to standby mode or vice versa.

  • Page 13: Connection, Basic Connections

    • Use the High Speed HDMI cables. Non-HDMI-compliant cables cannot be utilized. • When outputting 1080p signal, please use HDMI Cables 5.0 meters or less. • Recommended Panasonic HDMI cable part number: RP-CDHS15 (1.5 m), RP-CDHS30 (3.0 m), RP-CDHS50 (5.0 m), etc.

  • Page 14: Other Tv Connection, Amplifier/receiver Connections

    Getting started Connection Connect the Set Top Box or video equipment Amplifier/receiver connections • Connect to terminals of the same colour. HDMI terminal HDMI IN HDMI cable Audio/Video cable (supplied) HDMI OUT HDMI IN AUDIO OUT VIDEO OUT Set Top Box or VCR Amplifier/receiver Other TV connection HDMI cable...

  • Page 15: Network Connection

    Getting started DIGITAL AUDIO OUT terminal Network connection Following function will be available when this unit Amplifier/receiver is connected to the network. • Home network (DLNA) ( • VIERA CAST ( • Automatically acquire the information of the CD OPTICAL IN •...

  • Page 16: Settings, Tv Operation Buttons

    While pressing [Í TV], enter the code with the number buttons.  Manufacturer and Code No.  TV operation buttons DRIVE SELECT right) Brand Code Brand Code PAGE Panasonic 01/02/03/04 NOBLEX AIWA NOKIA 25/26/27/60/61 AKAI 27/30 NORDMENDE BEKO 05/71/72/73/74 OLEVIA BENQ 58/59...

  • Page 17: Easy Setting

    Getting started Easy setting Set “Power Save” to “On”, “On Timer” or “Off”, then press [OK]. Turn on the TV, then select the appropriate AV input to suit the connections to this unit. Power Save in Standby Power Save Press [Í] on the remote control or [Í/I] on From this unit.

  • Page 18: Network Easy Settings

    Getting started Settings Network Easy Settings After completing “Easy setting”, you can continue with “Network Easy Settings”. Follow the on-screen instructions and make the following confirmation. - Network connection test - Internet connection test When “Network Easy Setting have been finished.”...

  • Page 19: Function Menu Screen

    Getting started FUNCTION MENU screen You can easily access the desired functions, such FUNCTION MENU list as playback, timer recording, the unit’s settings etc. via the FUNCTION MENU. FUNCTION MENU Playback Contents Press [FUNCTION MENU]. Video ( Picture ( FUNCTION MENU High Definition Playback Contents Music (...

  • Page 20: Watching Broadcasts, Using Channel List, Using Tv Guide System

    Watching broadcasts Watching broadcasts Watching broadcasts Using Channel List Instructions for operations are generally described using the remote control. ( You can select from the list of channel names. Press [INPUT SELECT] and select “TV”, Press [OK]. then press [OK]. All Digital Channels Input Selection Channel...

  • Page 21: Using Channel Information

    Watching broadcasts Listings screen Using channel information While watching a programme e.g., Press [STATUS Fri 27 Mar 21:45 NEWS 22:30 The temples in Japan 23:25 Desperately Zoo , 22:00 10:30 All Digital Channels Select favourites NEWS 09:00 - 11:00 Set timer Rating: G HE-AAC Prog...

  • Page 22: Operations While Watching Broadcast, Pause Live Tv

    Watching broadcasts Watching broadcasts Operations while watching broadcast PAUSE LIVE TV When you pause a live TV programme, temporary To show subtitle save starts. Then you can restart watching from the paused position. When “ ” appears in channel information While watching TV: Press [STTL Press [PAUSE ;].

  • Page 23: Recording Tv Programmes

    Recording Recording TV programmes Recording To set the recording time 1 Select “Recording Time” or “Continuous recording” in step 3 ( left). • This operation will only record to HDD. Recording Time: • Recording mode is DR only. You can set the length of recording time from Performing “DR File Conversion”...

  • Page 24: Operation During Recording

    Recording Recording TV programmes Operation during Recording To pause recording After displaying the recording programme, press To check the recording programme [PAUSE ;]. • Press again to restart recording. Press [STATUS (A title is not split into separate titles.) e.g., While recording two programmes simultaneously •...

  • Page 25: Timer Recording

    Recording Timer recording To edit the timer programme The following operations and on-screen Refer to “To confirm and edit the timer displays of the TV Guide system are current programme”. ( as of February 2012, but are subject to change. If a different screen is displayed, Operation during Recording follow the on-screen instructions.

  • Page 26: Manually Programming Timer Recording, Timer Recording Options

    Recording Timer recording Manually programming timer Timer recording options recording Select the items and change the items. Press [PROG/CHECK]. e.g., Timer Recording Remain 30:30 DR FRI 01.01.2012 8:59 Timer Recording Remain 30:24 DR SAT 01.01.2012 8:05 Space Channel Name Schedule Drive/Mode New Timer Programme Channel...

  • Page 27: Timer Recording From Channel Information, Notes On Timer Recording

    Recording Timer recording from channel Conditions when timer recording will not start information (–: Will not start, ≤: Will start) You can make timer programme for current or Starting of next programme. Executing operation the timer While watching a programme recording Press [STATUS Recording the title...

  • Page 28: To Confirm And Edit The Timer Programme

    Recording Timer recording To confirm and edit the timer Screen icons programme Red: Timer recording standby is activated. Press [PROG/CHECK]. Grey: Timer recording standby is e.g., deactivated. Icons ( right) Currently recording programme. A part or all of the programme will not be Timer Recording Remain 30:30 DR...

  • Page 29: Playing Titles On The Hdd, Direct Navigator (video) Screen

    Playing back video Playing titles on the HDD Playing back video DIRECT NAVIGATOR (VIDEO) screen Press [DRIVE SELECT] to select “HDD”, Screen icons then press [DIRECT NAVIGATOR]. Currently recording programme e.g., Protected title DIRECT NAVIGATOR Grouped Titles VIDEO Title was not recorded due to Time Remaining 45:54 (DR) Not Viewed Movies...

  • Page 30

    Playing back video Playing titles on the HDD 3 Select the item, then press [OK]. Switching to the PICTURE or MUSIC screen Create Group: 1 Press the red button. Selected titles are bundled to form a group. 2 Select “PICTURE” or “MUSIC”, then press Select “Create”, then press [OK].

  • Page 31: Playing Titles On The Media

    Playing back video Playing titles on the media Menu screen Selecting screen for each operation is displayed when the media is inserted, and you can access the operation screen easily. Insert the media. Depending on the type of the media, play e.g., [USB] starts from the specified position, or the screen appears.

  • Page 32

    Playing back video Playing titles on the media DIRECT NAVIGATOR screen Using the tree screen to find a folder DivX e.g., 1 While the file list is displayed: DIRECT NAVIGATOR All Titles VIDEO DVD-RAM Time Remaining 1:30 (SP) Press [OPTION]. Channel Date Title Name...

  • Page 33: Operation During Play

    Playing back video Operation during play Quick View Press and hold [PLAY/a1.3 1]. • Depending on the media and the type of file, some • Play speed is quicker than normal. operations may not be possible. • Depending on the media, it may take time for the menu •...

  • Page 34

    Playing back video Operation during play Skipping the specified time To create Chapter Marks [HDD] [RAM] 1 Press [TIME SLIP]. During the playback or pause 2 Select the time with [3, 4]. Press [CHAPTER]. • Press and hold [3, 4] to change the time by 10-minute.) To delete the Chapter Mark 3 Press [OK].

  • Page 35: Deleting Recorded Titles

    Editing video Deleting recorded titles Editing video Once deleted, recorded content cannot be Deleting during play restored to its original state. Make certain 1 Press [DEL] while playing. before proceeding. 2 Select “Delete”, then press [OK]. • If the disc is protected, release the protection. ( 60, Disc Protection) Available disc space after deleting...

  • Page 36: Editing Recorded Titles

    Editing video Editing recorded titles Once deleted, divided or partially deleted, Deleting recorded content cannot be restored to its original state. Make certain before proceeding. 1 Select “Delete Title”, then press [OK]. 2 Select “Delete”, then press [OK]. Entering title name •...

  • Page 37

    Editing video Partial deleting Changing thumbnail 1 Select “Change Thumbnail” in “Edit”, then [HDD] [RAM] press [OK]. 1 Select “Partial Delete” in “Edit”, then press [OK]. 2 Press [OK] at the point to use as a thumbnail. 2 Press [OK] at the start point and end point to •...

  • Page 38

    Editing video Editing recorded titles 3 Select the item, then press [OK]. DR File Conversion Convert & Delete: [HDD] The original title will be deleted to save HDD DR File Conversion is a function to convert the capacity after conversion. recording mode of the title in DR mode.

  • Page 39

    Editing video Editing chapters • To use “DR File Conversion”, the HDD needs enough storage capacity. [HDD] [RAM] • The size of converted title might increase depending on the title. 1 Select “Chapter View”, then press [OK]. • DR File Conversion is stopped when this unit is turned on 2 Perform the editing operations.

  • Page 40: Copying Titles

    Copying video Copying titles Copying video If you want to copy recorded programmes at high speed, it is necessary that XP, SP, LP or EP Register titles for copy. mode should be selected for the programmes 1 Select “Create List”, then press beforehand.

  • Page 41

    Copying video To cancel all registered copying setting and Editing the copying list lists Select the item after step 5–4 ( 40). After performing step 2 1 Select “Cancel All”, then press [OK]. Copy 2 Select “Yes”, then press [OK]. Cancel All Destination Capacity: 3020 MB...

  • Page 42: Copying Titles From Direct Navigator

    Copying video Copying titles Setting the copying options Copying titles from DIRECT NAVIGATOR 1 Select “Other Settings” in step 6 ( 40), then press [1] (right). [HDD] > [RAM] [DVD-R] [DVD-RW] [+R] [+RW] 2 Select the copying option, then press [OK]. [RAM] [+RW] >...

  • Page 43: Notes For Copying

    - [RAM] [DVD-R] [DVD-RW] : Approx. 1000 • Titles (SD Video) that have been copied to the HDD from an SD card or a Panasonic video camera, etc. - [+R] [+RW] : Approx. 254 (Depends on the state of recording.) - [HDD] >...

  • Page 44: Copying A Finalised Disc

    Copying video Copying titles Copying a finalised disc Select “Yes”, then press [OK] to start copying. [DVD-V] > [HDD] • When the top menu is displayed Select the title you want to start copying, While playing a disc, the content being played is then press [OK].

  • Page 45: Copying Title Playing, Copying Hd Video (avchd Format) To The Dvd-r In High Definition

    Refer to “Notes for copying”. ( - Exceeding 18 Mbps - Without the AVCHD information (video recorded with certain non-Panasonic equipment, etc.) • When copying the titles in DR, HG, HX, HE, HL or HM modes and the copy destination does not have enough space, one from HG, HX, HE, HL or HM modes will be selected to match the available space.

  • Page 46: Playing Pictures

    Pictures Playing pictures Pictures Screen icons § Picture and Album protected. [RAM] [DVD-R] only § [HDD] Picture that has not yet been viewed 1 Press [FUNCTION MENU]. (Pictures by Date screen) 2 Select “Picture” in “Playback Contents”, then press [OK]. Switching the DIRECT NAVIGATOR [RAM] [DVD-R] [CD] [SD] [USB] (PICTURE) appearance...

  • Page 47: Start Slideshow, Picture Play Option

    Pictures Start Slideshow Picture play option You can display pictures one by one at a constant While displaying a picture: interval. Press [OPTION]. Select the item, then press [OK]. On the DIRECT NAVIGATOR screen: Select a date or album. Aspect Press the blue button.

  • Page 48: Editing Pictures

    Pictures Editing pictures § Copy to Album [HDD] [RAM] [RAM] only § 1 Select “Copy to Album” in “Copy”, “Copy Album” or “Copy Pictures”, then press [OK]. On the DIRECT NAVIGATOR screen: Editing an album or date: 2 Select “Start”, then press [OK]. Select the album or date.

  • Page 49

    Pictures Copy to disc or HDD Changing Protection (Album View and Picture (JPEG) View only) [HDD] [RAM] 1 Select “Copy to DVD-RAM” or “Copy to HDD” 1 Select “Set up Protection” or “Cancel in “Copy” or “Copy Album”, then press [OK]. Protection”...

  • Page 50: Copying Pictures, Copying Automatically, Copying Using The Copying List

    Pictures Copying pictures Copying automatically Copying using the copying list [SD] > [HDD] [HDD] ,-. [RAM] [SD] [SD] ,-. [RAM] This unit saves information about imported pictures. Therefore, if pictures are imported from [USB] > [HDD] [RAM] the same SD card, then only new pictures will be copied.

  • Page 51

    Pictures Register pictures for copy. To cancel all registered copying settings and • Pictures from different dates or albums will lists not be registered to same list. After performing steps 1–2 ( 1 Select “Cancel All”, then press [OK]. 1 Select “Create List”, then press [1] (right).

  • Page 52: Playing Music, Copying Music To Hdd

    Music Playing music Music Copying music to HDD § Music CD > [HDD] [DVD-R] only [DVD-R] [CD] [USB] > [HDD] (MP3) § On the DIRECT NAVIGATOR screen of the Music CD: disc or USB memory: Insert the disc. Press the blue button. If connected to the network, the unit starts Select “Copy”, then press [OK].

  • Page 53: Playing Music Recorded On Hdd

    Music Playing music recorded on HDD Switching to the VIDEO or PICTURE screens 1 On the DIRECT NAVIGATOR (Music Menu) [HDD] screen: Press [FUNCTION MENU]. Press the red button. 2 Select “VIDEO” or “PICTURE”, then press Select “Music” in “Playback Contents”, then [OK].

  • Page 54: Operations During Music Play

    Music Playing music Operations during music play Displaying pictures (Slideshow) Pictures stored on the “Album” of the HDD can be [HDD] [DVD-R] [CD] [USB] played back as slideshow during playback of the Stop music. Press [STOP ∫]. While playing the music Press the red button.

  • Page 55: Editing Music/playlist

    Music Editing music/playlist Delete All Tracks 1 If the confirmation screen appears: Select “Yes”, then press [OK]. On the DIRECT NAVIGATOR screen: 2 Select “Delete”, then press [OK]. Press [OPTION]. e.g., Delete Album DIRECT NAVIGATOR Music Menu MUSIC Total Tracks 53 Select “Delete”, then press [OK].

  • Page 56: Recording From External Equipment, Manual Recording, Flexible Recording Via Av Input

    With Other Equipment Recording from external equipment With Other Equipment Flexible Recording via AV input [HDD] [RAM] [DVD-R] § [DVD-RW] [+R] § [+RW] Preparation This function is not available with DVD-R DL § Connect the Set Top Box or video equipment and +R DL.

  • Page 57: Copy The Hd Video Or The Sd Video, Copying Hd Video (avchd Format)

    (optional) become a title.) Press [OK]. • If you connect a Panasonic product with a USB connection cable, setup screen may be displayed on the connected Select “Start”, then press [OK]. equipment. For details, refer to the instructions for the •...

  • Page 58: Copying Sd Video (mpeg2 Format)

    With Other Equipment Copy the HD Video or the SD Video Copying SD Video (MPEG2 format) [SD] [USB], video camera, etc. > [HDD] [RAM] Connect the video camera or insert the media. • Make the video camera ready for data transfer.

  • Page 59: Dlna Functions

    With Other Equipment DLNA functions You can enjoy the video and pictures saved on Preparation the HDD of this unit on DLNA (Client) compatible • Network connection ( equipment connected via a network. • Perform Home Network settings of the DLNA •...

  • Page 60

    Convenient functions Disc and card management Convenient functions Delete all titles [RAM] 1 Select “Yes”, then press [OK]. Press [FUNCTION MENU]. 2 Select “Start”, then press [OK]. Select “Others”, then press [OK]. A message appears when finished. Select “DVD Management” or “Card 3 Press [OK].

  • Page 61

    • You cannot finalise discs recorded on other manufacturer’s equipment. • [DVD-R] [DVD-RW] [+R] If you finalise discs recorded on Panasonic equipment other than this unit, the background selected as “Top Menu” may not be displayed. • Discs finalised on this unit may not be playable on other players due to the condition of the recording.

  • Page 62

    You can operate this unit with the TV remote function which will link the operations of this unit control. and a Panasonic TV (VIERA) or an Refer to “PAUSE LIVE TV”. ( amplifier/receiver. You can use this function by connecting the equipment with the HDMI cable.

  • Page 63: Viera Cast (enjoying Internet Service)

    MORE discontinued either temporarily or permanently without BACK notice. Therefore, Panasonic will make no warranty for the content or the continuity of the services. Images are for illustration purpose, contents may • All features of websites or content of the service may not be available.

  • Page 64: Playback Menu

    Convenient functions Playback menu Press [DISPLAY]. Disc e.g., Video The original video recording method (MPEG- Disc Soundtrack 1 ENG 2/0 ch 4 AVC etc.) appears. Play Subtitles 1 ENG Picture Angle Sound Soundtrack § Other Show or change the soundtrack. Menu Item Setting...

  • Page 65

    Convenient functions Picture Sound Mode Sound Effects Select the picture quality mode during play. • This function is effective when “Digital Audio Output” is set to “PCM”. ( • Normal • Re-master 1/Re-master 2 Default setting Sound becomes more natural by adding higher •...

  • Page 66: Changing The Unit's Settings, Common Procedures

    Convenient functions Changing the unit’s settings You can change the unit’s settings of Digital TV Menu list Tuning, Sound, Display, Connection, Network etc. in the menu. The locations of the setting items are as follows. For details on each setting item, please refer to Common procedures the following pages.

  • Page 67

    Convenient functions Sound Others Dynamic Range Compression ( Standby Settings ( Downmix ( Power Save in Standby ( Bilingual Audio Selection ( Automatic Standby ( Digital Audio Output ( Automatic Standby after OTR ( PCM Down Conversion ( Automatic Standby after Copy ( Dolby Digital/Dolby Digital Plus ( Remote Control ( DTS (...

  • Page 68: Digital Tv Tuning

    Convenient functions Changing the unit’s settings Digital TV Tuning Channel List You can edit the Channel List. Favourites Edit Digital TV Channel List You can create four Favourites of channels for making viewing and recording easier. Digital TV Favourites Editor All Digital Channels Favourites 1 Select...

  • Page 69

    Convenient functions Manual Tuning Signal Condition You can add new channels manually. You can check the quality and strength of signals. 1 Select the channel. Press [W X CH] to select the channel. 2 Adjust the frequency. • Adjust the frequency by checking the signal strength and signal quality displays.

  • Page 70: Hdd / Disc

    Convenient functions Changing the unit’s settings HDD / Disc Settings for Recording Recording time in EP mode Settings for Playback Select the maximum number of hours for Soundtrack recording in EP mode ( 96, Recording modes and approximate recording times). Select the audio language.

  • Page 71

    Convenient functions Rec for High Speed Copy HDD Management You can copy titles to DVD in high speed Press and hold [OK] for 3 seconds to show the mode, if you set to “On” before recording a following settings. programme. Delete all titles •...

  • Page 72: Picture, Sound

    Convenient functions Changing the unit’s settings Picture Sound Still Mode Dynamic Range Compression Select the type of picture shown when you pause To lower the dynamic range for playback (e.g., at play. night). • Field: • This does not work depending on broadcasts Select if jittering occurs when “Automatic”...

  • Page 73

    Convenient functions Digital Audio Output Audio Type for XP Recording Choose the audio type when recording or PCM Down Conversion copying with XP mode. Select how to output audio with a sampling • The picture quality of LPCM recordings may be frequency of 96 kHz.

  • Page 74: Display, Connection

    Convenient functions Changing the unit’s settings Display Connection On-Screen Information TV Aspect Select the time until the channel information Set to match the type of TV connected. screen ( 21) disappears automatically. • Pan & Scan: Side picture is trimmed for 16:9 Unit’s Display picture.

  • Page 75: Network

    Convenient functions Network Deep Colour Output This setting is for selecting whether to use Network Easy Settings Deep Colour output when a TV that supports Deep Colour is connected. Press [OK] to start Network Easy Settings. HDMI Audio Output Network Settings Select “Off”...

  • Page 76

    4 Access this unit from the connected DLNA compatible equipment within 4 Select “Yes”, then press [OK]. 10 minutes. • Up to 4 devices can be registered. • If you cannot register Panasonic equipment, use “Unnamed devices”. ( right) VQT4C72...

  • Page 77: Others

    “Named devices” or “Unnamed 4 Press [OK]. devices”. ( • Operation is possible only with Panasonic Automatic Standby remote controls with “IR6” printed at the bottom when the remote control code of this unit is set Set the time to turn the unit to standby mode to “DVD 4”, “DVD 5”...

  • Page 78

    Convenient functions Changing the unit’s settings Clock System Information If the time is not set correctly, use the settings Display software (firmware) version of this unit. listed in the method below. DivX Registration • Automatic You need this registration code to purchase and This unit usually obtains time and date play DivX Video-on-Demand (VOD) content.

  • Page 79: Language Code List

    Convenient functions Language code list Abkhazian: 6566 Lingala: 7678 Afar: 6565 Lithuanian: 7684 Afrikaans: 6570 Macedonian: 7775 Albanian: 8381 Malagasy: 7771 Amharic: 6577 Malay: 7783 Arabic: 6582 Malayalam: 7776 Armenian: 7289 Maltese: 7784 Assamese: 6583 Maori: 7773 Aymara: 6589 Marathi: 7782 Moldavian: 7779...

  • Page 80: Software (firmware) Update

    15, 18) next opportunity. • You can also download the latest software (firmware) from the following website. http://panasonic.jp/support/global/cs/ If a software (firmware) update is available, a notification is displayed. New software version has been found. The software will be updated automatically after this unit is switched to standby.

  • Page 81: Other Operations, Entering Text, Switching The Aspect Ratio Of The Screen, Hold Function

    Convenient functions Other Operations Entering text Switching the aspect ratio of the screen Preparation • Show the “Enter Title Name” screen, etc. When the image does not match the screen size of the TV, you can enlarge the image to fill the Select a character, then press [OK].

  • Page 82: Troubleshooting Guide, General Operation

    Troubleshooting Troubleshooting guide Troubleshootin Before requesting service, make the following General operation checks. If the problem still persists, consult your dealer for instructions. The unit doesn’t work. Updating to the latest software (firmware) may • Check the connections. ( solve the problem. ( •...

  • Page 83: Displays, Tv Screen And Video

    Troubleshooting The unit is switched to standby mode Displays automatically. “0:00” is flashing on the unit’s display. • VIERA Link has worked. ( 62, Power off link) • Set the clock. ( The remote control doesn’t work. The clock does not display on the unit when •...

  • Page 84: Sound, Recording, Timer Recording And Copying

    Troubleshooting Troubleshooting guide The screen changes automatically. Sound • If “Screen Saver” set to “On”, the screen saver No sound. function will be activated when there is no operation for 5 minutes or more. ( Distorted sound. • Check the connections. ( •...

  • Page 85: Play

    Troubleshooting Auto Renewal Recording does not work Play properly. Cannot playback. • The programme will not be overwritten in the following cases: • The disc is dirty. ( - the programme is protected • The disc is scratched or marked. - any programme is being played back or copied •...

  • Page 86: Edit, Picture, Music, Tv Guide

    Troubleshooting Troubleshooting guide Edit Music The available recording time doesn’t increase Tracks could not be copied to the HDD. even after deleting titles on the disc. • Copyright protected tracks such as SCMS • [DVD-R] [+R] Available space on the disc does not restrictions will not be copied.

  • Page 87: Broadcast, Viera Link, Network, Reset

    Troubleshooting Broadcast Network Picture regularly breaks up on some You cannot access this unit from DLNA channels. compatible equipment on the network. • Adjust the aerial reception with “Manual Tuning”. • Check the network connection and the network 66, 69) settings.

  • Page 88: Messages On The Unit's Display

    Troubleshooting Troubleshooting guide Messages on the unit’s display NoREAD The following messages or service numbers • The disc is dirty. ( 9) The unit cannot record, appear on the unit’s display when something play, or edit. unusual is detected. • The lens cleaner has finished cleaning. Press [<...

  • Page 89

    Troubleshooting REMOVE The USB device is drawing too much power. The unit is hot. Remove the USB device. The unit switches to standby for safety reasons. Wait for about 30 minutes until the message disappears. START Do not block the cooling fan on the rear of the unit.

  • Page 90

    Troubleshooting Troubleshooting guide X HOLD The HOLD function is activated. ( HDMI cannot be output because it is connected to a model that does not support copyright protection. or F (“∑” stands for a number.) There is something unusual. (The service number displayed after H and F depends on the unit’s Due to the current disc not having authorised condition.)

  • Page 91: When You Experience Problems With Network Easy Setting

    Troubleshooting When you experience problems with Network Easy Settings ( Internet Connection Test ) Network Easy Setting If there is any problem, the following message is Display Check the following displayed on the screen. Cannot find the • “Primary DNS” and Network Easy Settings ( Connection Test ) server.

  • Page 92: Specifications

    Reference Specifications Reference Specifications are subject to change without ∫ Audio Analog audio L/R in (pin jack): 1 pc. notice. Input level: ∫ General Full scale 2.0 Vrms at 1 kHz (> 10 k≠) Dimensions: Analog audio L/R out (pin jack): 1 pc.

  • Page 93

    Reference ∫ Recordable discs ∫ Optical pick-up System with 1 lens, 2 integration units DVD-RAM: 2X SPEED (Ver. 2.0), (662 nm wavelength for DVDs, 2-3X SPEED (Ver. 2.1), 780 nm wavelength for CDs) 2-5X SPEED (Ver. 2.2) DVD-R (SL): 1X SPEED (Ver. 2.0), ∫...

  • Page 94

    Reference Specifications ∫ USB device Information for the files other than recorded USB standard: USB2.0 High Speed programmes Format: FAT16, FAT32 Data that can be played: MP3, JPEG, DivX, ∫ DivX SD (Standard Definition)-Video §1 Playable media DVD-R, DVD-R DL, CD-R, HD (High Definition)-Video §2 CD-RW, USB device...

  • Page 95

    Reference ∫ SD (Standard Definition)-Video ∫ JPEG Playable media SD Card , USB device Playable media HDD, DVD-RAM, §1 §2 Codec MPEG2 DVD-R, DVD-R DL, CD-R, CD-RW, (SD-Video Entertainment Video Profile) SD Card, USB device File Format SD-Video format conforming Format JPEG conforming DCF Video Recording conversion and transfer is...

  • Page 96

    Reference Specifications Recording modes and approximate recording times Depending on the content being recorded, the recording times may become shorter than indicated. ∫ DR, HG, HX, HE,HL, HM mode Recording Mode (HD quality) (SD quality) 75 hours 211 hours 78 hours 117 hours 176 hours 235 hours...

  • Page 97: Licenses

    Reference Licenses “AVCHD” is a trademark of Panasonic Corporation and Sony Corporation. ® ® DivX , DivX Certified and associated logos are trademarks of Rovi Corporation or its subsidiaries and are used under license. DLNA, the DLNA Logo and DLNA CERTIFIED are trademarks, service marks, or certification marks of the Digital Living Network Alliance.

  • Page 98

    Reference Licenses ® Gracenote Corporate Description ® Music and video recognition technology and related data are provided by Gracenote . Gracenote is the industry standard in music recognition technology and related content delivery. For more information, please visit www.gracenote.com. ® Gracenote Proprietary Legends CD, DVD, Blu-ray Disc, and music and video-related data from Gracenote, Inc., copyright ©...

  • Page 99

    MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. At least three (3) years from delivery of products, Panasonic will give to any third party who contacts us at the contact information provided below, for a charge no more than our cost of physically performing source code distribution, a complete machine-readable copy of the corresponding source code covered under GPL v2/LGPL v2.1.

  • Page 100

    Reference Licenses ABOUT DIVX VIDEO: ® ® DivX is a digital video format created by DivX, LLC, a subsidiary of Rovi Corporation. This is an official DivX Certified device that plays DivX video. Visit divx.com for more information and software tools to convert your files into DivX videos. ABOUT DIVX VIDEO-ON-DEMAND: ®...

  • Page 101: Index

    Reference Index Aspect ......74, 81 Delete Audio Music ......55 Broadcasts .

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    Reference Index HD Video (AVCHD) .....95 PAUSE LIVE TV ..... . .22 Copy .

  • Page 103

    Reference Recording ......23 Teletext ......22, 74 Aspect .

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    The recording and playback of content on this or any other device may require permission from the owner of the copyright or other such rights in that content. Panasonic has no authority to and does not grant you that permission and explicitly disclaims any right, ability or intention to obtain such permission on your behalf.

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