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    User Manual Benutzerhandbuch...

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    See Copyright Act 1956 and The Performer’s Protection Acts 1958 to 1972. Italia DICHIARAZIONE DI CONFORMITA’ Si dichiara che l’apparecchio DVDR9000H, Philips risponde alle prescrizioni dell’art. 2 comma 1 del D.M. 28 Agosto 1995 n. 548. Fatto a Eindhoven Philips Consumer Electronics Philips, Glaslaan 2...

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    Advarsel: Usynlig laserstråling ved åbning når sikkerhedsafbrydere er ude af funktion. Undgå utsættelse for stråling. Bemærk: Netafbryderen er sekundært indkoblet og ofbryder ikke strømmen fra nettet. Den indbyggede netdel er derfor tilsluttet til lysnettet så længe netstikket sidder i stikkontakten. Klass 1 laseraparat Varning! Om apparaten används på...

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    LASER Type Semiconductor laser InGaAlP (DVD) AIGaAs (CD) Wave length 658 nm (DVD) 790 nm (CD) Output Power 30 mW (DVD+RW write) 1.0 mW (DVD read) 1.0 mW (CD read) Beam divergence 84 degrees (DVD) 61 degrees (CD) ‘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.

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    English ------------------------------------------6 Deutsch --------------------------------------100 This product complies with the radio interference requirements of the European Community. This product complies with the requirements of the following directives and guidelines: 73/23/EEC + 89/336/EEC + 93/68/EEC Index...

  • 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 Product Information ... 9 Introduction ...9 Accessories supplied ...9 Region codes ...9 Special features ...10 Product Overview Main Unit ...

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    Record to Hard Disk or recordable DVD ... 46~49 Recording from a DV Camcorder ...46~47 Recording from camcorder ... 48 Recording from an external device (VCR/DVD player) ... 49 Copy from Hard Disk to recordable DVD ... 50~51 About copying ... 50 Discs for recording ...

  • Page 8: Care And Safety Information

    Care and Safety Information CAUTION! High voltage! Do not open. You run the risk of getting an electric shock. The machine does not contain any user-serviceable parts. Please leave all maintenance work to qualifi ed personnel. Setup precautions Finding a suitable location –...

  • Page 9: Product Information

    Introduction This recorder is equipped with a digital tuner (DVB - Digital Video Broadcast) to receive free-to-air digital terrestrial TV signals and an analogue tuner to receive analogue TV channels. It also has a built-in Hard Disk Drive (400 GigaByte) that can record up to 650 hours of video in SEP (super extended play) record mode.

  • Page 10: Special Features

    HDMI connector. The noise reduction and sharpness improvement are applied automatically on the HDMI output on any HDMI TV and Philips’ Pixel Plus TVs. i.LINK, is also known as ‘FireWire’ and ‘IEEE 1394’. This connection is used for the transfer of high bandwidth digital signals as used by digital video (DV) devices.

  • Page 11: Main Unit

    STANDBY-ON 2 – Turns the recorder on or to standby mode. Display panel – Shows information about the current status of the recorder. PIXEL PLUS – Turns on/off the pixel plus picture enhancement. HDD BROWSER – Displays the content browser menu. SYSTEM MENU –...

  • Page 12: Remote Control

    Remote Control – Turns the recorder on or to standby mode. TV/HDD (only applicable when using the EXT1 TO TV-I/O scart socket to connect your TV) – Switches to the device that is connected to the EXT2 AUX-I/O scart socket of this recorder.

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    (pixel plus) – Turns on/off the pixel plus picture enhancement feature. TV VOL +- – Adjusts the volume of the TV (for Philips TV with RC5 code only). Alphanumeric keypad – Enters numbers or letters in appropriate entry fi elds.

  • Page 14: Using The Remote Control

    Remote Control Using the remote control Open the battery compartment. Insert two batteries type R06 or AA, following the indications (+-) inside the compartment. Close the cover. CAUTION! – Remove batteries if they are exhausted or if the remote control is not to be used for a long time.

  • Page 15: Controlling Tv With The Recorder's Remote Control

    Note: You must be in the TV mode to perform above operations. If not, press SELECT DEVICE to select ‘TV’ mode. Additional control functions for most of the Philips TV TEXT Turns on/off the Teletext (TXT). TIMER Turns on/off clock display.

  • Page 16: Step 1: Basic Recorder Connections

    Step 1: Basic Recorder Connections 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.

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    Step 1: Basic Recorder Connections cable satellite antenna Option 2: Connecting to the analogue and terrestrial antennas Connect the existing Antenna/Satellite Receiver/Cable TV signal (labelled as RF OUT or TO TV) to the A-socket on the recorder. Connect the digital terrestrial antenna to the ANTENNA socket on the recorder.

  • Page 18: Connecting The Video Cable

    Step 1: Basic Recorder Connections 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. – For a standard TV, follow option 1, 2 or 3.

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    Step 1: Basic Recorder Connections Option 4: 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 20: Connecting The Audio Cables

    Step 1: Basic Recorder Connections 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 or HDMI connectors. Option 1: Using the analogue audio sockets You can connect the recorder to a two...

  • Page 21: Step 2: Optional Connections

    (back panel) 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), refer to “Connecting the antenna cables” on page 16 for the complete connection to your TV.

  • Page 22: Connecting To A Vcr Or Other Similar Device

    Step 2: Optional Connections Back of a VCR (example only) VHF/UHF RF IN SCART OUT VHF/UHF RF OUT Connecting to a VCR or other similar device This connection enables you to record from video tape to HDD and allows the VCR to be used for playback on the TV if the recorder is turned off.

  • Page 23: Connecting To A Vcr And Cable Box/satellite Receiver

    Step 2: Optional Connections Back of a VCR (example only) Connecting to a VCR and Cable Box/Satellite Receiver Keep the existing antenna connection to the Cable Box/Satellite Receiver. Use the supplied RF coaxial cable to connect the antenna output (RF OUT) socket on the Cable Box/Satellite Receiver to the ANTENNA on the recorder.

  • Page 24: Connecting To A Camcorder

    Step 2: Optional Connections 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 for a camcorder. Option 1: Using the DV IN socket Use this connection if you have a Digital Video or Digital 8 camcorder.

  • Page 25: Connecting The Digital Input For 5.1-channel Recording

    Step 2: Optional Connections Back of a Satellite Box (example only) Connecting the digital input for 5.1-channel recording This recorder is equipped with a digital audio input socket that can support 5.1- channel recording. It allows you to capture the original sound from digital multi-channel sources such as the Cable Box/Satellite Receiver, when you record a video that produces the full cinema...

  • Page 26: Step 3: Installation And Set-up

    Step 3: Installation and Set-up The basic installation menu will appear the very fi rst time you turn on this recorder. These settings will help you set up the basic recorder features easily, including TV programme installation, language settings and the GUIDE Plus+ system. IMPORTANT! Complete the basic installation settings before inserting a disc for...

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    Step 3: Installation and Set-up The Channel Search menu appears on the TV. Select { Search channels } in the menu and press OK on the remote control to start analogue channel search. It takes a few minutes to complete. CHANNEL SEARCH This will search and install all Analogue and Digital channels and services.

  • Page 28: Step 4: Set-up The Guide Plus+ System

    Step 4: Set-up the GUIDE Plus+ system Your recorder is equipped with the GUIDE Plus+ system. This system offers a free interactive programme guide that lists all the TV programmes available in your area. Before you can enjoy this feature, you have to defi ne your geographic location and your current setup devices in order to receive correct GUIDE Plus+ TV listing data.

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    Step 4: Set-up the GUIDE Plus+ system e) Identify the socket through which your external receiver is plugged into the recorder (for example ‘EXT 2’ for EXT2 AUX-I/O) and press OK. { Antenna (RF lead) } Select this if the external receiver is connected via the antenna cable.

  • Page 30: Guide Plus+ System Introduction

    Using the GUIDE Plus+ system GUIDE Plus+ system introduction After the GUIDE Plus+ setup and data download is completed, you can start to explore the different features and areas of the GUIDE Plus+ system. Press GUIDE on the remote control. keys to navigate in the menu.

  • Page 31: Guide Plus+ Menu Bar

    Using the GUIDE Plus+ system GUIDE Plus+ menu bar The GUIDE Plus+ system consists of seven areas in the menu bar: Press GUIDE on the remote control. The GUIDE Plus+ screen appears. Press to highlight the menu bar, then press to select a menu bar option and press to access.

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    Using the GUIDE Plus+ system ‘My TV’ screen The My TV screen allows you to set up a personal profi le. You can defi ne the profi le by channels, categories and/or by keywords. It enables you to quickly and easily fi nd something of interest to watch, or record.

  • Page 33: Using The Guide Plus+ System

    Using the GUIDE Plus+ system ‘Editor’ screen The Editor screen is the central location for you to manage your channels. Every change in the Editor leads to a change in the Grid. You can assign programme numbers to the TV channels, switch a channel On or Off and select a channel source (Tuner, Digital Terrestrial Tuner- DTT, External Receiver).

  • Page 34: Control Tv Programmes

    Control TV Programmes Switching on to TV programme Turn on the TV to the correct programme number for the recorder (e.g. ‘EXT’, ‘0’, ‘AV’). Press STANDBY-ON 2 to turn on this recorder. Press TUNER repeatedly to toggle between analogue tuner (¡PXX), digital tuner (¡DXXX) and digital radio tuner (¡RXXX).

  • Page 35: Watching Digital Tv/radio Broadcast

    Control TV Programmes Watching digital TV/radio broadcast This DVD recorder is able to receive free-to-air DVB-T (Digital Video Broadcast-Terrestrial) and radio stations. As new services are added over time, make sure to regularly update and install new channels, see page 83.

  • Page 36: Before Recording

    Before Recording About temporary HDD storage/Time Shift video bar The current TV programme will be stored in the temporary hard disk storage called ‘TSB’ (Time Shift Buffer) once the recorder is turned on. It will continuously store up to 6 (six) hours of TV programmes.

  • Page 37: Default Recording Settings

    Default recording settings You can preset your recording settings in the recording setup menu. Press SYSTEM on the remote control. The system setup menu appears. Press to select { Preferences }. Press NEXTÉ to select { Recording }. Recording Preferences Record mode Language Lang I...

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    Before Recording Recordings (underlined options are the factory default settings) Record mode The recording mode defi nes the picture quality of recordings and the maximum recording time on the HDD (hard disk drive), see page 37 on ‘Recording Mode Setting Chart’. Important! When copying from HDD to a recordable DVD, the recording mode of the selected recording in the HDD will automatically be transferred.

  • Page 39: Record To Hard Disk

    IMPORTANT! Unrecordable contents Contents with copy protection cannot be recorded on this recorder. When the recorder receives a copy guard signal, it will continue to record. However, during playback, only blank or grey picture will be displayed. Recording TV programmes Follow the instructions below to record the TV programmes onto the HDD, where you can store for future viewing...

  • Page 40: Simultaneous Record And Play Function

    Record to Hard Disk Simultaneous record and play function While recording the TV programme to the HDD is in progress, you can play a previously recorded title from the HDD, or play a DVD video disc, or watch the playback from other connected devices. Playback from HDD Press HDD-BROWSER, then press NEXTÉ...

  • Page 41: Direct Recording From Tv

    Direct recording from TV If you have connected this recorder to your TV using a scart cable, you can immediately start recording the programme (analogue TV channels only), which is currently being shown on the TV while the recorder is in standby mode. Ensure that the { Direct rec.

  • Page 42: About Timer Recording

    Record to Hard Disk About timer recording Use the timer recording to automatically start and stop a recording at a later date/ time. This recorder will tune to the right programme channel and begin recording at the specifi ed time. With this recorder, you can schedule up to 25 recordings at a time and up to 6 (six) hours for each recording.

  • Page 43: Timer Recording (showview / Video Plus+ System)

    Timer recording (ShowView / VIDEO Plus+ system) This is a simple timer programming system. To use it, enter the ShowView programming number / VIDEO Plus+ PlusCode® programming number associated with your television programme. You can fi nd this number in your TV listings magazine.

  • Page 44: Timer Recording (manually)

    Record to Hard Disk Timer recording (manually) Turn on the TV to the correct programme number for the recorder (e.g. ‘EXT’, ‘0’, ‘AV’). Turn on the recorder and press TIMER on the remote control. The GUIDE Plus+ schedule screen appears. Press the Green button on the remote control for The recording date appears.

  • Page 45: Changing/deleting A Timer Recording

    Changing/Deleting a timer recording Turn on the TV to the correct programme number for the recorder (e.g. ‘EXT’, ‘0’, ‘AV’). Turn on the recorder and press TIMER on the remote control. The GUIDE Plus+ schedule screen appears. Press to select a timer programme which you want to delete/edit.

  • Page 46: Record To Hard Disk Or Recordable Dvd

    Record to Hard Disk or recordable DVD 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 to Hard Disk or recordable DVD Press the Blue button on the remote control for { AUTO REC }. Auto Record of DV input to hard disk Record only new DV updates Record entire DV tape Cancel Note: The { AUTO REC } option can only be activated while in camcorder play or pause mode.

  • Page 48: Recording From Camcorder

    Record to Hard Disk or recordable DVD Recording from camcorder When you connect the camcorder to the VIDEO or S-VIDEO socket at the front panel of this recorder or the EXT1 or EXT2 socket at the back panel, follow the steps below to make the camcorder recording.

  • Page 49: Recording From An External Device (vcr/dvd Player)

    Record to Hard Disk or recordable DVD Recording from an external device (VCR/DVD player) You can record from an external device which is connected to this recorder’s input socket. Copy-protected material cannot be recorded on this recorder. IMPORTANT! It is not possible to record the disc playback from this recorder to its HDD.

  • Page 50: Copy From Hard Disk To Recordable Dvd

    Copy from Hard Disk to recordable DVD IMPORTANT! – It is not possible to record the TV programmes or the scheduled timer programmes directly to a recordable DVD. You can only record it to the HDD and then copy to a recordable DVD. –...

  • Page 51: Copying To A Recordable Dvd

    Copy from Hard Disk to recordable DVD Copying to a recordable DVD You can copy any recordings from the HDD to a recordable DVD. The storage capacity of the disc depends on the recording mode that was selected for the recordings in the HDD, see page 38.

  • Page 52: Using The Disc Library

    Using the Disc Library The Disc Library is an integrated database in this recorder. It gives you a quick and easy access to the recordings you have made onto the recordable DVDs. The Disc Library keeps the information on which video is recorded on which disc, length of recording and remaining disc space.

  • Page 53: Playback From Hard Disk

    Basic operation Each recording stored on the HDD is displayed in the HDD browser with an index picture. Press HDD-BROWSER on the remote control. The content menu appears. Press NEXTÉ repeatedly until the { TITLES } and { INFO } menus appear. TITLES INFO ABC 28.02.2005 13:01:00...

  • Page 54: Sorting The Titles Display Order

    Playback from Hard Disk Sorting the titles display order You may organise the titles in a specifi c order according to certain criteria for easy locating the recordings. This order will remain until you exit the content menu. Press HDD-BROWSER on the remote control.

  • Page 55: Playback From Disc

    Audio/Video format or MP3/JPEG fi les. TIPS: Some discs cannot be played on this DVD recorder due to the confi guration and characteristics of the disc, or due to the condition of recording and authoring software that was used. Playback from Disc IMPORTANT! –...

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    ‘CHAPTER’, then press To stop playback, press (STOP). TIPS: Some discs cannot be played on this DVD recorder due to the confi guration and characteristics of the disc, or due to the condition of recording and authoring software that was used. (continued) Playing a (Super) Video CDs (Super) Video CDs may feature ‘PBC’...

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    – This recorder does not support MP3PRO audio format. TIPS: Some discs cannot be played on this DVD recorder due to the confi guration and characteristics of the disc, or due to the condition of recording and authoring software that was used.

  • Page 58: Playback From Disc

    – { FAST }: 3 (three) seconds interval To stop playback, press (STOP). TIPS: Some discs cannot be played on this DVD recorder due to the confi guration and characteristics of the disc, or due to the condition of recording and authoring software that was used. (continued) Helpful Hints: –...

  • Page 59: Additional Playback Features

    Creating a slideshow playlist (album) You can customise the JPEG picture slideshow playback within a disc by storing your selection in an album. This recorder can handle up to a maximum of 100 JPEG pictures in one album on a recordable disc, depending on the JPEG fi le parameters.

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    Additional Playback Features Edit the album You can re-arrange the picture position in the album in order to create the desired slideshow playback order, or remove the photo(s) from the album. The order and number of the pictures in the ‘PHOTO ROLLS’ remains unchanged. Insert a JPEG photo CD (CD, DVD±RW, DVD±R).

  • Page 61: Selecting Another Title/chapter/ Track

    Additional Playback Features 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 to go to the next title/chapter/ track.

  • Page 62: Repeat / Scan / Shuffl E

    Additional Playback Features During playback, you can press SYSTEM on the remote control to display the available playback options. These options can be selected by pressing the matching colour coded buttons on the remote control. [PLAY] [EDIT] [OK] = PLAY SCAN SHUFFLE REPEAT...

  • Page 63: Using The Toolbar Options

    Additional Playback Features Using the Toolbar options During playback, press SYSTEM on the remote control. The system setup menu appears. At { Toolbar }, press NEXTÉ to select { Options }. The available options might differ depending on the situation and disc type. DVD-VIDEO-TITLE 04|CO1 Options Toolbar...

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    Additional Playback Features Switching camera angles This option is only available with DVDs that contain sequences recorded from different camera angles. This allows you to view the picture from different angles. Press to select { Angle } and press NEXTÉ to enter its options. The camera angles available for selection appear.

  • Page 65: 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 HDD. Otherwise, only the programme number and date/time of the recording will be stored as title name.

  • Page 66: 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 HDD recording playback, press EDIT on the remote control.

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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. WARNING! Once a title has been divided, it cannot be reversed.

  • Page 69: Edit Recordings - Hard Disk

    Edit Recordings - Hard Disk Showing the hidden scene During HDD recording playback, press EDIT on the remote control. While in video editing mode, the hidden chapter will play. PAUSE 00:01:02 00:00 [EDIT] = Exit NO CHAPTER CHAPTER DIVIDE SHOW STOP SHOW CANCEL Press the Blue button on the remote...

  • Page 70: Edit Recordings - Recordable Dvd

    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 71: Deleting Recordings/titles

    Edit Recordings - Recordable DVD Deleting recordings/titles You can delete a specifi c title from the disc. However, for DVD±R discs, the deleted space cannot be used for further recordings. Insert a recorded DVD into the recorder. The Index Picture screen appears. Otherwise, press HDD-BROWSER and select { Disc Tray } in the menu, then press NEXTÉ.

  • Page 72: Changing The Disc/title Name

    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 73: Video Editing

    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.

  • Page 74: Edit Recordings - Recordable Dvd

    Edit Recordings - Recordable DVD { TITLE } Yellow button – Select this to access title editing menu. [EDIT] = Exit NO CHAPTERS CHAPTER TITLE DIVIDE BACK { DIVIDE } - for DVD±RW only Select this to create a new title from the current point of playback.

  • Page 75: System Menu Options

    Recorder Preferences Press SYSTEM on the remote control. The system setup menu appears. Press to select { Preferences } and press NEXTÉ repeatedly to view the available setup options, then press access. Recording DV Specials Sound Disc Access Preferences Setup Select the setting you wish to change and press NEXTÉ.

  • Page 76: Disc Settings

    Picture Index screen may not be displayed correctly. This feature allows you to change the format of the disc to the ‘Philips’ type. Once you press OK, a message to confi rm your action will appear on the Delete all Select this to delete all the recordings from the current recordable DVD.

  • Page 77

    Access settings (underlined options are the factory default settings) You will be prompted to enter the four-digit pin code. – When doing this for the fi rst time, use the alphanumeric keypad 0-9 on the remote control to enter any four-digit pin code you prefer. –...

  • Page 78: Recorder Setup

    System Menu Options Recorder Setup Before you start... Mark the contents in the temporary HDD storage (time shift buffer) for which you wish to record to the HDD, see page 36. Otherwise, all the contents will be cleared when you access the { Setup } option. Press SYSTEM on the remote control.

  • Page 79

    System settings (underlined options are the factory default settings) { On } Second RC { Off } Select the level of On-screen display information. { Full } { Reduced } { Normal } Display Select the brightness of the recorder display panel. { Bright } { Dimmed } { Off }...

  • Page 80

    System Menu Options Time-Date settings (underlined options are the factory default settings) The time/date can be set automatically on this recorder if the stored TV Clock preset channel transmits a time signal. { Auto } { PXX } (preset number) { Off } If the time/date is incorrect, you must manually set the time/date here.

  • Page 81

    Analogue Channel settings Although this recorder selects all the available analogue TV channels Analogue Ch. during basic installation, you may want to repeat the process later if more Setup channels become available in your area or if you are reinstalling the Auto search recorder.

  • Page 82

    System Menu Options Analogue Channel settings - manual search In some cases, not all of the available TV channels may have been found Analogue Ch. and stored during basic installation. In this case, you will need to search Setup for and store the missing or coded TV channels manually. Entry mode Entry 167.5 MHz...

  • Page 83

    Digital Channel settings Although this recorder selects all the available digital TV channels during Digital Ch. basic installation, you may want to repeat the process later if more Setup Video fav. channels become available in your area or if you are reinstalling the Radio fav.

  • Page 84

    System Menu Options 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 black bars on the { 4:3 PanScan } { 16:9 } Black Level Adapts the colour dynamic for NTSC disc.

  • Page 85

    Video Output settings Video settings for Pixel Plus only Noise red. (reduction) the setting. Sharpness confi rm the setting. Note: The above two options are not visible unless the Pixel Plus feature is turned on . Audio Output settings This setting is only required if you are using the recorder’s COAXIAL/ Digital output OPTICAL OUT socket to connect other audio/video device.

  • Page 86: System Menu Options

    System Menu Options Audio Input settings (underlined options are the factory default settings) PCM Encoding Select this if the connected device is not capable of decoding multi-channel audio. The system will convert the Dolby Digital and MPEG-2 multi- channel signals to PCM (Pulse Code Modulation). { On } { Off } Language settings...

  • Page 87: General 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. Before you start...

  • 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

    (continued) What is Pixel Plus? Philips’ Pixel Plus technology is an adaptive method of improving the picture quality of output signals from any source such as TV reception, satellite receiver inputs, DVD recordings and DVD playback at any quality level.

  • Page 90: Software Upgrade

    Software Upgrade Installing the latest software Periodically Philips will issue upgrades for the software that was initially installed in your recorder as the software is continuously refi ned for greater stability and compatibility of the recorder. CAUTION! Power supply must not be...

  • Page 91: Troubleshooting

    If a fault occurs, fi rst check the points listed below before taking the system for repair. If you are unable to remedy a problem by following these hints, consult your dealer or Philips for help. Problem (General) No power.

  • Page 92

    Troubleshooting Problem (General) No sound. No TV signal received from the recorder. The message ‘Disc contains unknown data’ appears. The message ‘NO SIGNAL’ appears. ‘X’ appears at the bottom of the TV screen. (continued) Solution – Check the recorder audio connection. Read chapter “Basic Recorder Connections - Connecting the audio cables”...

  • 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. The recorded DVD cannot be played back on another DVD player.

  • Page 94

    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 wrong TV channel was decoded (recorded) after you programmed a recording using the ShowView / VIDEO Plus+ system.

  • Page 95: Troubleshooting

    Problem (HDMI/EPG) No HDMI audio output. No HDMI video output. EPG (GUIDE Plus+) data is not available Troubleshooting Solution – You will not hear any sound from the HDMI output if the source device is only DVI/HDCP-compatible. – It is not possible to output SACD or copy-controlled DVD- Audio sources from the HDMI connection.

  • Page 96: Specifi Cations

    Specifi cations Disc types • Recording : DVD+R/-R, DVD+R Double layer, DVD+RW/-RW • Playing: DVD-Video, MP3-CD, CD-R/CD-RW, Video CD/SVCD, DVD+R/+RW, DVD-R/-RW, Picture CD, Audio CD Picture/Display • D/A Converter: 12 bit, 74.25 MHz • A/D Converter: 9 bit, 27 MHz •...

  • Page 97: Glossary

    Analogue: Sound that has not been turned into numbers. Analogue sound varies, while digital sound has specifi c numerical values. These sockets send audio through two channels, the left and right. Aspect ratio: The ratio of vertical and horizontal sizes of a displayed image. The horizontal vs. vertical ratio of conventional TVs is 4:3, and that of wide-screens is 16:9.

  • Page 98: 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 99: Display Panel Symbols/messages

    NTSC signal. Insert a new disc or use a disc containing NTSC recordings. (continued) PHILIPS The recorder has been turned on. PHOTO MMM/NNN Number of the current photo (for Photo mode). MMM represents the order of the current photo, NNN represents the total number of photos in the album.

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