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NEC NDT-42 Owner's Manual

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  • Page 1 DVD PLAYER/ VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDER OWNER’S MANUAL MODEL : NDT-42 Before connecting, operating or adjusting this product, please read this instruction booklet carefully and completely.
  • Page 2: Safety Precautions

    Safety Precautions/Important notes on controlling this unit Notes on copyrights: CAUTION It is forbidden by law to copy, broadcast, show, broadcast RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK via cable, play in public, or rent copyright material without DO NOT OPEN permission. This product features the copy protection function developed CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK by Macrovision.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Introduction Operation with DVD and Video CD ..27-29 Playback Setup ......27 Safety Precautions .
  • Page 4: Before Use

    Before Use Playable Discs Track (Video CD and audio CD only) Sections of a picture or a musical piece on a video CD or an audio CD. Each track is assigned a track number, enabling you to locate the track you want. (8 cm / 12 cm disc) Scene Video CD (VCD)
  • Page 5: Precautions

    Before Use (Continued) Precautions Cleaning discs Fingerprints and dust on the disc can cause poor pic- Handling the unit ture quality and sound distortion. Before playing, clean the disc with a clean cloth. Wipe the disc from the cen- When shipping the unit ter out.
  • Page 6: Front Panel

    Front Panel Forward Skip/Scan, Fast-Forward ( Go to NEXT chapter/track. Press and hold for two seconds for a fast forward search. Winds the tape forwards. PLAY ( ) Starts playback. Reverse Skip/Scan, Rewind ( Go to beginning of current chapter/track or to PREVIOUS chapter/track. Press and hold for two seconds for a fast reverse search.
  • Page 7: Display Window

    Display Window The DVD deck is selected. A disc is in the DVD deck. (Lights when a disc is in the DVD deck and Flashes when no disc.) Indicates the Progressive Scan is set to On mode. Indicates repeat mode. DVD+VCR is in timer recording or a timer recording is programmed.
  • Page 8: Remote Control

    Remote Control DVD/VCR select button OPEN/CLOSE EJECT Selects operational mode of remote - Open or close the the disc tray. control. - Tape Eject. OPERATE Switch this unit ON or OFF. Select input source for recording into TV/VCR OPEN/CLOSE OPERATE EJECT tape.
  • Page 9: Rear Panel

    Rear Panel AERIAL Connect the aerial using this jack. AUDIO IN (Left/Right) (VCR IN AV1) Receive the audio signals from an external source to VCR. AUDIO OUT (Left/Right) (DVD/VCR OUT) Connect to an amplifier, receiver or stereo system. COMPONENT/PROGRESSIVE SCAN VIDEO OUT (Y Pb Pr) (DVD EXCLUSIVE OUT) Connect to a TV with Y Pb Pr inputs.
  • Page 10: Connections

    Connections Progressive Scan connection Tips: If your television is a high-definition or “digital ready” tel- Depending on your TV and other equipment you wish to connect, there are various ways you could connect evision, you may take advantage of the DVD Player’s the unit.
  • Page 11: Connecting To Optional Equipment

    Connections (Continued) Connecting to Optional Equipment Notes: If the audio format of the digital output does not match the capabilities of your receiver, the receiver will Connecting to an amplifier equipped with two chan- produce a strong, distorted sound or no sound at all. nel analog stereo or Dolby Pro Logic II/Pro Logic To see the audio format of the current DVD in the Connect the Left and Right DVD/VCR AUDIO OUT or...
  • Page 12: Before Operation-Vcr Part

    Before Operation-VCR part Tuning in a video channel on your TV 6. Press PROG. 3 or 4 on the front of your VCR for more than 4 seconds. Notes: RF68 will appear in the display window. The output frequency of this video recorder The following picture will be displayed on the TV (VCR) is set at UHF channel 68.
  • Page 13: Setting The Clock Manually

    Before Operation-VCR part Setting the clock Manually To set the colour system The clock in your DVD+VCR controls time and 1. Press i. date settings for your DVD+VCR. 2. The main menu will appear on the TV screen. 1. Press i. 3.
  • Page 14: How To Use The Main Menu

    Before Operation-VCR part How to use the main menu Tuning in TV Stations Automatically This DVD+VCR can easily be programmed by If the TV broadcast signal is weak your DVD+VCR using the menus displayed on screen. may not detect the necessary information and will The menus are controlled by the Remote Control not be able to store them correctly.
  • Page 15: Tuning In Tv Stations Manually

    Before Operation-VCR part Tuning in TV Stations Manually In certain areas of the country broadcast signals may STATION be too weak for your DVD+VCR’s automatic tuning process to find or assign TV stations correctly. CHANNEL/CABLE : AV You must tune in these weaker broadcast stations P SET manually in order for your DVD+VCR to store them.
  • Page 16: Changing The Order Of Tv Stations

    Before Operation-VCR part Changing the order of TV Stations Deleting TV Stations After tuning TV stations into your DVD+VCR you After tuning TV stations into your DVD+VCR you may wish to change the order in which they are may wish to delete a station. stored without having to retune them again.
  • Page 17: Before Operation-Dvd Part

    Before Operation-DVD part By using the DVD Setup menu, you can make various LANGUAGE adjustments to items such as picture and sound. You can also set a language for the subtitles and the Setup LANGUAGE menu, among other things. For details on each Setup English Menu Language menu item, see pages 17 to 20.
  • Page 18: Display

    DISPLAY 4. When the confirm menu appears on your screen Cancel is highlighted as default. Use the b button to highlight Enter. DISPLAY TV Aspect 16 : 9 Wide 5. Pressing ENTER will set this unit to Progressive Display Mode Widescreen scan mode.
  • Page 19: Audio

    Before Operation - DVD part AUDIO OTHERS Each DVD disc has a variety of audio output options. The PBC and Auto Play settings can be changed. Set this unit’s AUDIO options according to the type of OTHERS audio system you use. Auto Play AUDIO B.L.E...
  • Page 20: Lock (Parental Control)

    Before Operation-DVD part LOCK (Parental Control) Password (Security Code) You can enter or change password. LOCK 1. Select “Password” on the LOCK menu then press B. Unlock Rating Password 2. Follow step 2 as shown left column (Rating). Area Code To change the password, select the “Change”, press ENTER and input the new 4-digit code then press ENTER.
  • Page 21: Operation With Tape

    Operation with tape Playing a tape Logic search: During fast forwarding or rewinding press and hold You will only be able to load and eject video cassettes m or M the picture will be played back at 7 times normal playback speed. when your DVD+VCR is plugged into the mains.
  • Page 22: Quick Set Recording (Qsr)

    Operation with tape 5. Press LONG PLAY if you wish to record in Long Quick Set Recording (QSR) Play or Standard Play. SP will produce improved picture and sound quality, Your VCR allows you to make recordings using a however LP will provide twice as much recording variety of simple methods: time as SP.
  • Page 23: Timer Recording Using On Screen Display

    Operation with tape Timer recording using On Screen DATE T I M E PR-03 - - - - - - - - Display - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - You may set up to seven timer record events...
  • Page 24 Operation with tape Timer recording using On Screen Display (Continued) 8. Press i to set another timer record event and follow steps 3 to 8. Check that the timer event details are correct. Press i return to screen. If PLEASE CHECK is displayed, you have entered incorrectly and will need to re-enter the data.
  • Page 25: Additional Operation With Tape

    Additional Operation - VCR part On Screen Display (F.OSD) Video Doctor (Self-Diagnosis) This feature informs you that there is a problem with your You may easily display the current time or tape counter, DVD+VCR. These error messages will appear on the TV amount of tape left, day, month, year, day of week, screen.
  • Page 26: Copying From Dvd To Vcr

    Additional Operation - VCR part Copying from DVD To VCR Recording from another video recorder This unit allows you to copy the contents of a DVD to a VHS tape with a press of the REC/QSR button. With this video recorder you can make recordings from an external source, such as copying from Notes: another video recorder or a camcorder.
  • Page 27: Operation With Dvd And Video Cd

    Operation with DVD and Video CD Playback Setup General Features 1. Turn on the TV and select the video input source Notes: connected to the DVD+VCR. Unless stated otherwise, all operations described use the remote control. Some features may also be avail- 2.
  • Page 28: Still Picture And Frame-By-Frame Playback

    Operation with DVD and Video CD Still Picture and Frame-by-Frame Playback Repeat You can repeat a title/chapter/all/track on a disc. Press REPEAT during playback to select a desired 1. Press X during playback. Advance the picture repeat mode. frame-by-frame by pressing X repeatedly. DVD Video Discs - Repeat Chapter/Title/Off 2.
  • Page 29: Changing The Audio Channel

    Operation with DVD and Video CD Special DVD Features Changing the Audio Channel Press AUDIO repeatedly during playback to hear a Checking the contents of DVD discs: Menus different audio channel (Stereo, Left, Right). DVDs may offer menus that allow you to access special Last Scene Memory features.
  • Page 30: Additional Operation

    Additional Operation On-Screen Display - DVD Maintenance and Service You can display the general playback status on the TV Refer to the information in this chapter before screen. Some items can be changed using the menu. contacting a service technician. To use the on-screen display: Handling the Unit 1.
  • Page 31: Playing An Audio Cd Or Mp3/Wma Disc

    Playing an Audio CD or MP3/WMA Disc The DVD+VCR can play MP3/WMA formatted record- MP3 / WMA disc compatibility with this player is ings on CD-ROM, CD-R, or CD-RW discs. limited as follows: • Sampling frequency: within 8 - 48 kHz (MP3), within 32 - 48kHz (WMA) Audio CD •...
  • Page 32: Audio Cd And Mp3/Wma Disc Features

    Playing an Audio CD or MP3/WMA Disc Audio CD and MP3/WMA Disc Random Features 1. Press RANDOM during playback. Random Playback begins immediately and “Random” appears on the Pause menu screen. 2. To return to normal playback, press RANDOM 1. Press X during playback. repeatedly until “Random”...
  • Page 33: Programmed Playback

    Playing an Audio CD or MP3/WMA Disc Programmed Playback Repeat Programmed Tracks 1. Press REPEAT when playing a disc. The repeat icon appears. The program function enables you to store your favourite tracks from any disc in the player memory. 2.
  • Page 34: Viewing A Jpeg Disc

    Viewing a JPEG Disc Using this DVD+VCR you can view discs with JPEG JPEG Still Picture files. 1. Press X during slide show. 1. Insert a disc and close the tray. The PHOTO menu The player will now go into PAUSE mode. appears on the TV screen.
  • Page 35: Language And Area Code List

    Language and Area Code List Language Code List Use this list to input your desired language for the following initial settings: Disc Audio, Disc Subtitle, Disc Menu. Language Code Language Code Language Code Language Code Abkhazian 6566 Fiji 7074 Lingala 7678 Singhalese 8373...
  • Page 36: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Check the following guide for the possible cause of a problem before contacting service. Symptom Cause Correction DVD or VCR button is not switched Refer to page 2. DVD or VCR do not work properly. properly. Plug the power cord into the wall outlet No power.
  • Page 37: Specification

    Specification General Power requirements AC 110-240V, 50/60Hz Power consumption Dimensions (approx.) 430 X 78.5 X 265 mm (w/h/d) Mass (approx.) 4.2 kg Operating temperature 5˚C to 35˚C (41˚F to 95˚F) Operating humidity 5 % to 90 % Timer 24 hours display type RF Modulator UHF 28-68 (Adjustable) System...
  • Page 38 Perth 45 Sarich Court, Osborne Park, 6017 (08) 9445-5901 For service in outer areas, please contact your NEC retailer for the address of the nearest NEC Australia Pty. Ltd. Authorized Service Centre. NEC Australia Pty Ltd 244 Beecroft Road EPPING 2121...
  • Page 39 P/NO: 3834RV0037M...

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