Record Mode Set
You can set the picture quality for recording;
XP (High Quality), SP (Standard Quality),
LP (Low Quality), EP (Extend Quality).
When DVD recording, you can set the recording
aspect ratio to suit the material you're recording (16:9
You can only set VR mode formatted DVD-RW disc.
DV Recording Audio
You need to set this if you have a camcorder using
32kHz/12-bit sound connected to the front panel DV
Some digital camcorders have two stereo tracks for
audio. One is recorded at the time of shooting; the
other is for overdubbing after shooting.
On the Audio 1 setting, the sound that was recorded
while shooting is used.
On the Audio 2 setting, the overdubbed sound is
When recording in Video mode, chapter markers are
put in specified setting. You can change this interval to
5 minutes, 10 minutes or 15 minutes. If you select
[None], switch off automatic chapter marking
altogether with the [None] setting.
If you load a completely blank disc, the recorder will
initialize the disc.
DVD-R: The recorder initialize the disc to Video
mode. The recording mode will always be Video
Initialize menu will appear. Select [Ok] then press
Also, you can reformat the DVD-RW/DVD+RW/
DVD-RAM from the Setup menu as below.
1. Select [Disc Format] option then press B.
2. Press ENTER while [Start] is selected.
Format Disc menu appears.
3. Use b / B to select a desired mode (VR Mode or
Video Mode) then press ENTER. (Only DVD-RW)
Confirm message will appear.
For DVD+RWs, go to step 4.
4. Use b / B to select [Ok] then press ENTER.
It takes a few moments to initialize the disc.
If you want to change the disc format, everything
recorded on the disc will be erased.