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Basic Recording From A Tv; Instant Timer Recording - NEC NDH-160 Owner's Manual

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Basic Recording from a TV

Follow the instructions below to record a TV program.
Recording starts immediately and continues until the
disc is full or you stop the recording.
You must load a recordable disc for DVD recording.
1. Press HOME.
The HOME menu appears.
2. Select a media (HDD or DISC) to record TV
program then press ENTER.
3. Select [TV (HDD)] or [TV (DVD)] option then press
Also make sure that the TV input is set to this
If you load a completely blank disc, the recorder
takes a short while to initialize the disc.
4. Set a recording mode as necessary by pressing
REC MODE repeatedly. (HQ, SQ, LQ, EQ)
5. Use v / V buttons to select the TV channel to
Changing TV Audio Channel
You can select the audio channel (language) to listen
by pressing AUDIO during viewing TV program. The
current audio channel is displayed on-screen.
Stereo or mono broadcast:
Stereo → Left → Right → Mono
Bilingual broadcast:
Main → Sub → Main+Sub
For TV recording with bilingual, set audio channel
from the [TV Rec Audio] in sub-menu of the Setup
menu (see page 22).
If the sound is of poor quality when set to Stereo,
you can often improve it by changing to Mono (Left
or Right).
6. Press REC (z) once.
Recording will start. (The REC indicator lights in
the display window.)
Recording continues until you press STOP (x)
or the disc or HDD is full.
To record for a fixed length of time, see Instant
Timer Recording on right.
7. Press STOP (x) to stop recording.
To Pause the Recording
1. Press PAUSE/STEP (X) to pause recording.
2. When you want to continue recording, press

Instant Timer Recording

Instant Timer Recording allows you to make a
recording easily of a preset length without using the
program timer.
1. Follow steps 1-4 as shown left (Basic Recording
from a TV).
2. Press REC (z) repeatedly to select the recording
time length.
Recording starts after the first press. Each
subsequent press increases the recording time
within free space (maximum 240 minutes).
The recording time is displayed on the TV screen.
At the end of the recording, the recorder will stop
recording and shut off.
Checking the Recording Time
Press REC (z) once to check the recording time. The
recalled setting will automatically return to the TV
screen for a moment.
Also, remaining time of recording is shown in the
display window.
To Extend the Recording Time
The recording time can be extended anytime by
pressing REC (z).
Each subsequent press increases the recording time
within free space (maximum 240 minutes).
If the recorder is unplugged (or there is a power
failure) while the recorder is recording, the recording
will be lost.



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