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DVD Player/
Video Cassette
Recorder
Operating Instructions
Manual de instrucciones
For customers in the USA
If you have any questions about your Sony DVD-VCR, you may call Sony Customer
Information Center at 1-800-VHS-SONY (847-7669).
For all other Sony product questions, please call Sony Customer Information Center at
1-800-222-SONY (7669).
Or write to: Sony Customer Information Center 12451 Gateway Boulevard Ft. Myers,
FL 33913
SLV-D380P
© 2007 Sony Corporation
3-093-964-11 (1)
US
ES

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    Manual de instrucciones For customers in the USA If you have any questions about your Sony DVD-VCR, you may call Sony Customer Information Center at 1-800-VHS-SONY (847-7669). For all other Sony product questions, please call Sony Customer Information Center at 1-800-222-SONY (7669).

  • Page 2: Warning

    Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No. ______________ Serial No.______________ CAUTION You are cautioned that any...

  • Page 3: Precautions

    When the video heads are dirty, clean the video heads using a Sony video head cleaning cassette. If a Sony cleaning cassette is not available in your area, have the heads cleaned at your nearest Sony dealer (a standard service fee will be charged). Do...

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    Copyright • Television programs, films, video tapes and other materials may be copyrighted. Unauthorized recording of such material may be contrary to the provisions of the copyright laws. Also, use of this recorder with cable television transmission may require authorization from the cable television transmission and/or program owner.

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    11 Step 2 : Setting up the remote commander 14 Step 3 : Basic hookups 18 Step 4 : Selecting a language 19 Step 5 : Setting the clock Advanced Hookups for the DVD Player 21 Component Video hookup 22 A/V Receiver hookup Basic Operations...

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    DVD Additional Operations 55 Using the DVD’s menu 56 Zooming into a scene 57 Changing the angles 59 Displaying the subtitle 61 Various play mode functions (Program play, Shuffle play, Repeat play) 65 Changing the sound 67 Virtual surround setting 69 Playing an MP3 audio track 75 Playing JPEG image files 79 Playing VIDEO CDs with “PBC ON/OFF”...

  • Page 7: About This Manual

    About this manual • This manual mainly explains operations using the remote, but the same operations can also be performed using the buttons on the DVD-VCR having the same or similar names. • “DVD” may be used as a general term for DVD VIDEOs, DVD-RWs/DVD-Rs, and DVD+RWs/ DVD+Rs.

  • Page 8: Region Code

    Region code Your player has a region code printed on the back of the unit and only will play DVD VIDEO discs (playback only) labeled with identical region codes. This system is used to protect copyrights. DVDs labeled will also play on this player. If you try to play any other DVD VIDEO, a message will appear on the TV screen to indicate that the disc is not playable.

  • Page 9

    Note on DualDiscs A DualDisc is a two sided disc product which mates DVD recorded material on one side with digital audio material on the other side. However, since the audio material side does not conform to the Compact Disc (CD) standard, playback on this product is not guaranteed.

  • Page 10: Getting Started

    Getting Started Step 1 : Unpacking Check that you have received the following items with the DVD-VCR: • Remote commander • Audio/video cord • Size AA (R6) batteries Note • The supplied remote commander is for the exclusive use of this DVD-VCR. Unpacking...

  • Page 11: Step 2 : Setting Up The Remote Commander

    Reattach the cover after inserting the batteries. Using the remote commander You can use this remote commander to operate this DVD-VCR and a Sony TV. Buttons on the remote commander marked with an orange dot (•) can be used to operate your Sony TV.

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    Controlling TVs with the remote commander The remote commander is preprogrammed to control non-Sony TVs. If your TV is listed in the following table, set the appropriate manufacturer’s code number. Set TV / DVD·VIDEO switch at the top of the remote commander to TV.

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    Code numbers of controllable TVs If more than one code number is listed, try entering them one at a time until you find the one that works with your TV. TV brand Code number Sony 01 (default) Akai Centurion Coronado...

  • Page 14: Step 3 : Basic Hookups

    Step 3 : Basic hookups This section explains the basic hookups for connecting to the TV and the connection to record from a connected equipment. Be sure to connect the power cord only after all connections are complete. Before you get started This DVD-VCR does not have a TV tuner.

  • Page 15: Connecting To Your Tv

    Connecting to your TV Connect the TV and DVD-VCR using the supplied audio/video cord. See “Advanced Hookups for the DVD Player” (page 21, 22) for hookup methods that will optimize the picture and sound for a true “hometheater” experiences. If you want to record cable TV programs, complete these connections first, and then go to the following pages for cable hookups.

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    Connecting a cable box or satellite receiver With this hookup, you can record any channel on the cable box or satellite receiver. Be sure that the cable box or satellite receiver is turned on. To watch cable or satellite channel, you need to match the DVD-VCR’s input source (L1) to the input jack connected to the cable box or satellite receiver (LINE IN 1).

  • Page 17

    After you have completed hookup… After you have completed hookup, plug the DVD-VCR into an AC outlet. If you connect additional equipment to this DVD-VCR (page 21, 22), be sure to connect the power cord only after all connections are complete. DVD-VCR AC power cord to AC outlet...

  • Page 18: Step 4 : Selecting A Language

    TV screen. • Set TV / DVD·VIDEO switch to DVD·VIDEO on the remote. • If the DVD player is in play mode, you cannot display the setup menu. Stop the DVD playback. Press SET UP, then press V/v to select (OPTION) and press ENTER.

  • Page 19: Step 5 : Setting The Clock

    TV screen. • Set TV / DVD·VIDEO switch to DVD·VIDEO on the remote. • If the DVD player is in play mode, you cannot display the setup menu. Stop the DVD playback. Press SET UP, then press V/v to select (OPTION) and press ENTER.

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    Press ENTER to confirm the setting. Press SET UP to exit the menu. Note • The clock display appears in the display window when VIDEO mode is selected with no tape inserted or when the DVD-VCR is turned off. Setting the clock...

  • Page 21: Advanced Hookups For The Dvd Player

    “Progressive” to “On” in the “SCREEN SETUP” menu. For details, see “To set the “Progressive” setting” (page 48). Note • The connection using COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jacks is only for the DVD player. The signal from the VCR will not be output. : Signal flow (DVD only)

  • Page 22: V Receiver Hookup

    Note • The connection using LINE OUT AUDIO L/R or DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (COAXIAL) jacks is only for the DVD player. The signal from the VCR will not be output. to LINE OUT L/R (AUDIO) Stereo audio cord...

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    A Connecting to audio L/R jacks This connection uses a stereo amplifier’s (receiver’s) two front speakers for sound. You can enjoy the surround function that creates virtual speakers from two stereo speakers. Select from “Surround1”, “Surround2” or “Surround3” of the surround effects (page 67).

  • Page 24: Basic Operations

    • Set the TV to video input so that the signal from the player appears on the TV screen. Press SELECT DVD to control the DVD player. Press Z to open the disc tray and place a disc on the disc tray.

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    Go back to the previous chapter, track, or scene in continuous play mode Press x STOP X PAUSE If you pause the DVD player for more than 5 minutes, the DVD player will automatically stop. H PLAY SKIP REPLAY > NEXT on the remote or M on the unit .

  • Page 26

    Locate a point quickly Watch slow motion in continuous play mode (DVD and VIDEO CD only) Replay the previous scene for 10 seconds in continuous play mode* (Instant Replay) Briefly fast forward the current scene for 30 seconds in continuous play mode* (Instant Advance) Stop play and remove the disc...

  • Page 27

    To avoid possible damage to the audio system, the consumer should take proper precautions when the analog stereo jacks of the DVD player are connected to an amplification system. To enjoy DTS Digital Surround™ playback, an external 5.1-channel decoder system must be connected to the digital jack of the DVD player.

  • Page 28: Guide To The On-screen Display

    Guide to the on-screen display You can check disc information during playback. The displayed contents differ according to the type of disc being played. Before you start… • Set TV / DVD·VIDEO switch to DVD·VIDEO on the remote. Press DISPLAY during playback. The following information appears; type of disc, current title/ track, chapter, counter position, voice language, subtitle language and Custom AV Mode setting.

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    To playback the desired title/track or chapter You can playback the desired title/track or chapter using this menu. Press V/v during playback to select the desired item. Press B/b to change the item. Press ENTER to start playback. Press DISPLAY or O RETURN to turn off the menu.

  • Page 30

    Notes • The display may not change as operated depending on the disc. • The display window continue indicating the playing time even when the counter position information on the on-screen display is being changed. • The remaining time of the current track and the disc may not be indicated correctly for Copy Control CDs, CD EXTRA or CDs with jacket pictures on the disc, etc.

  • Page 31: Playing A Tape

    Playing a tape Before you start ... • Turn on the DVD-VCR and your TV. • Set the TV to video input so that the signal from the player appears on the TV screen. • Set TV / DVD·VIDEO switch to DVD·VIDEO on the remote.

  • Page 32

    Additional operations Stop play Pause play Resume play after pause Fast-forward the tape Rewind the tape Eject the tape View the picture during fast-forward or rewind Play at high speed Play in slow motion Play frame by frame Replay the previous scene in continuous play mode* (Instant Replay) Fast forward the current scene for 30...

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    To use the time counter Press CLEAR at the point on the tape that you want to find later. The counter in the display window resets to “00:00.” To search for the counter 00:00 point automatically, see “Searching using various functions” on page 82. To display the counter on the TV screen, press DISPLAY during normal playback.

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    Adjusting the picture (tracking) Although the VCR automatically adjusts the tracking when playing a tape, distortion may occur if the recording is in poor condition. In this case, manually adjust the tracking. Press TRACKING +/– to display the tracking meter. The distortion should disappear as you press one of the two tracking buttons.

  • Page 35: Recording From A Connected Equipment

    Recording from a connected equipment You can record from a connected cable box or satellite receiver. To connect cable box or satellite receiver, see “Connecting a cable box or satellite receiver” on page 16. Before you start ... • Turn on the DVD-VCR, TV and your cable box or sattelite receiver.

  • Page 36

    Press SP/EP to select the tape speed, SP or EP. EP (Extended Play) provides recording time three times as long as SP (Standard Play). However, SP produces better picture and audio quality. Press z REC to start recording. “ window. While recording, leave the connected cable box or satellite receiver turned on and do not change their channel you want to record.

  • Page 37

    Press SELECT DVD to control the DVD player. Press Z and place the disc on the disc tray. Press H PLAY. The disc tray closes and the DVD player starts playback. The TV screen will automatically change to the DVD playback screen. To save a recording To prevent accidental erasure, break off the safety tab as illustrated.

  • Page 38: Recording From A Connected Equipment Using The Timer

    • Insert a tape with its safety tab in place. Make sure the tape is longer than the total recording time. • If the DVD player is in play mode, you cannot display the setup menu. Stop the DVD playback.

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    Set the line input (L1 or L2), start and stop times, date, and tape speed: Press b to select each item in turn. Press V/v to set each item. To correct a setting, press B to return to that setting and reset. •...

  • Page 40

    Press SELECT DVD to control the DVD player. Press Z and place the disc on the disc tray. Press H PLAY. The disc tray closes and the DVD player starts playback. The TV screen will automatically change to the DVD playback screen. Tips •...

  • Page 41: Checking/changing/canceling Timer Settings

    • Insert a tape with its safety tab in place. Make sure the tape is longer than the total recording time. • If the DVD player is in play mode, you cannot display the setup menu. Stop the DVD playback.

  • Page 42

    Press V/v to select setting you want to change or cancel. • To change the setting, press B/b to select the item you want to change, and press V/v to change it. Then, press O RETURN to confirm the setting. •...

  • Page 43: Locking The Dvd-vcr (child Lock)

    Locking the DVD-VCR After you have set the timer, you can lock all of the buttons on the DVD-VCR so that the settings are not canceled by mistake. To lock the DVD-VCR When the DVD-VCR is turned on, hold down ?/1 POWER on the unit until “LOC” appears in the display window.

  • Page 44: Dvd Settings And Adjustments

    Before you start… • Set TV / DVD·VIDEO switch to DVD·VIDEO on the remote. Press SET UP when the DVD player is in stop mode, then press V/v to select then press ENTER. Press V/v to select “Audio Setup,” then press ENTER.

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    Press B/b to select an item. Press SET UP to exit the menu. Menu choices • Dolby Digital Selects the type of Dolby Digital signal. The default setting is indicated in bold print. D-PCM Dolby Digital • DTS Selects whether or not to output DTS signals. The default setting is indicated in bold print.

  • Page 46: Screen Setup

    Before you start… • Set TV / DVD·VIDEO switch to DVD·VIDEO on the remote. Press SET UP when the DVD player is in stop mode, then press V/v to select then press ENTER. Press V/v to select “Screen Setup,” then press ENTER.

  • Page 47

    Press B/b to select an item. Press SET UP to exit the menu. Menu choices • TV Type Selects the aspect ratio of the connected TV (4:3 standard or wide). The default setting is indicated in bold print. 4:3 Letter Box 4:3 Pan Scan 16:9 4:3 Letter Box...

  • Page 48

    To set the “Progressive” setting If your TV accepts progressive (480p) format signals, you will enjoy accurate color reproduction and high quality image. Follow step 1 and 2 on page 46, then press V/v to select “Progressive.” Press B/b to select “On,” then press ENTER. Follow the instructions appearing on the screen.

  • Page 49

    5 seconds or more when the DVD-VCR is in stop mode. Note • If you select progressive signal when you connect the DVD player to a TV that cannot accept the signal in progressive format, the image quality will deteriorate. In this case, set “Progressive”...

  • Page 50: Setting The Display Or Sound Track Language

    Press V/v to select the language setup item from the displayed list: “DVD Menu,” “Audio,” or “Subtitle.” Then press ENTER. Setting the display or sound track language SET UP when the DVD player is in stop (DVD) and ENTER SET UP V/v/B/b...

  • Page 51

    Press V/v to select the desired language, then press ENTER. • DVD MENU LANGUAGE You can select the desired language for the disc’s menu. • AUDIO LANGUAGE Switches the language of the sound track. When you select “Original,” the language given priority in the disc is selected.

  • Page 52: Parental Control (limiting Playback By Children)

    Before you start… • Set TV / DVD·VIDEO switch to DVD·VIDEO on the remote. Press SET UP when the DVD player is in stop mode, then press V/v to select press ENTER. Press V/v to select “Parental Setup,” then press ENTER.

  • Page 53

    Press b to set the parental control. • If you have not entered a password The display for registering a new password appears. Enter a 4-digit password using the number buttons. The display for confirming the password appears. Re-enter the password. •...

  • Page 54

    To change the password Select “Change Password” in step 4 on page 53. The display for entering a new password appears. Enter a new 4-digit password using the number buttons. The display for confirming the password appears. Re-enter the new password. To turn off the Parental Control function Set “Use Password”...

  • Page 55: Dvd Additional Operations

    DVD Additional Operations Using the DVD’s menu A DVD is divided into long sections of a picture or a music feature called “titles.” When you play a DVD VIDEO which contains several titles, you can select the title you want using the TOP MENU button. When you play DVD VIDEOs that allow you to select items such as the language for the subtitles and the language for the sound,...

  • Page 56: Zooming Into A Scene

    Zooming into a scene You can zoom into a scene during playback or still mode. To zoom into a JPEG image, see “Playing JPEG image files” on page 75. Before you start… • Set TV / DVD·VIDEO switch to DVD·VIDEO on the remote. Press ZOOM.

  • Page 57: Changing The Angles

    Changing the angles If various angles (multi-angles) for a scene are recorded on the DVD VIDEO, “ appears on the screen for few seconds. This means that you can change the viewing angle. Before you start… • Set TV / DVD·VIDEO switch to DVD·VIDEO on the remote.

  • Page 58

    • To confirm whether the angles of the current scene can be changed, press DISPLAY twice when playing DVDs. Note • Depending on the DVD VIDEO, you may not be able to change the angles even if multi- angles are recorded on the DVD VIDEO. Changing the angles...

  • Page 59: Displaying The Subtitle

    If subtitles are recorded on the disc, you can change the subtitles or turn them on and off whenever you want while playing a DVD. Press SELECT DVD to control the DVD player. Press SUBTITLE during playback. Press B/b repeatedly to select the language.

  • Page 60

    Press V/v repeatedly to select “On.” To turn off the subtitles Select “Off” in step 4. Note • Depending on the DVD, you may not be able to change the subtitles even if multilingual subtitles are recorded on it. You also may not be able to turn them off. Displaying the subtitle...

  • Page 61: Various Play Mode Functions (program Play, Shuffle Play, Repeat Play)

    You can program up to 20 tracks. To program MP3 audio tracks, see page 71. Press SELECT DVD to control the DVD player. Press REPEAT when the DVD player is in stop mode. Various play mode functions (Program play, Shuffle play, Repeat play) (Program play,...

  • Page 62

    Press B/b to select “PROGRAM”, then press ENTER. Press V/v/B/b to select the track number you want to program, then press ENTER. To program other tracks, repeat step 4. The programmed track numbers are displayed in the selected order. Press H PLAY to start program play. Program play starts.

  • Page 63

    To shuffle MP3 audio tracks, see page 72. Press SELECT DVD to control the DVD player. Press REPEAT when the DVD player is in stop mode. Press B/b to select “SHUFFLE”, then press ENTER. To return to normal play Press CLEAR until “Off”...

  • Page 64: Playing Repeatedly (repeat Play)

    Playing repeatedly (Repeat play) You can play all of the titles or tracks on a disc or a single title, chapter, or track repeatedly. Press SELECT DVD to control the DVD player. Press REPEAT during playback. Press REPEAT or B/b repeatedly to select the item to be repeated.

  • Page 65: Changing The Sound

    Changing the sound When playing a DVD recorded in multiple audio formats (PCM, Dolby Digital, or DTS), you can change the audio format. If the DVD is recorded with multilingual tracks, you can also select the language. With CDs or VIDEO CDs, you can select the sound from the right or left channel and listen to the sound of the selected channel through both the right and left speakers.

  • Page 66

    Notes • To enjoy Dolby Digital or DTS effect from a LinearPCM format disc, you have to make the connection using DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (COAXIAL) (page 22). • When you play a DVD with DTS sound tracks, set “DTS” to “On” in “AUDIO SETUP” menu (page 44).

  • Page 67: Virtual Surround Setting

    Virtual surround setting When you connect a stereo TV or 2 front speakers, SURROUND lets you enjoy surround sound effects by using sound imaging to create virtual rear speakers from the sound of the front speakers without using actual rear speakers. Press SURROUND during playback.

  • Page 68

    To cancel the setting Select “Off” in step 2. Notes • When the playing signal does not contain a signal for the rear speakers, the surround effects will be difficult to hear. • When you activate the surround effect, turn off the surround setting of the connected TV or amplifier (receiver).

  • Page 69: Playing An Mp3 Audio Track

    • Set TV / DVD·VIDEO switch to DVD·VIDEO on the remote. Press SELECT DVD to control the DVD player. Press Z and place a DATA CD or DATA DVD on the disc tray, then press Z to close the tray.

  • Page 70

    Press V/v to select “MP3”, then press ENTER. The first track starts playing. Press x STOP if necessary. Press O RETURN, then press V/v to select the desired directory in the left column, then press ENTER. Press V/v to select the desired track in the right column, then press ENTER.

  • Page 71

    To turn off the display Press x STOP twice, then press O RETURN repeatedly. Notes • Only the letters in the alphabet and numbers can be used for album or track names. Anything else is displayed as an asterisk. • Up to 12 alphanumeric characters can be displayed for album or track names. •...

  • Page 72

    To stop program play Press x STOP during program play. To return to normal play Press CLEAR during program play. Notes • Up to 20 tracks can be programmed at one time. • You cannot repeat play while in program play. To shuffle MP3 audio tracks Press REPEAT when the MP3 is in stop mode.

  • Page 73

    Notes • If you put the extension “.MP3” to data not in MP3 format, the player cannot recognize the data properly and will generate a loud noise which could damage your speaker system. • The player cannot play audio tracks in MP3PRO format. •...

  • Page 74

    Tips • If you add numbers (01, 02, 03, etc.) to the front of the track file names, the tracks will be played in that order. • A disc with many trees takes longer to start playback. Some discs with many trees cannot be played back.

  • Page 75: Playing Jpeg Image Files

    • Set TV / DVD·VIDEO switch to DVD·VIDEO on the remote. Press SELECT DVD to control the DVD player. Press Z and place a DATA CD or DATA DVD on the disc tray, then press Z to close the tray.

  • Page 76

    Press V/v to select “JPEG”, then press ENTER. The “Album” display will appears. If you do not press ENTER after selecting a media type, the selected media will be automatically played. Press ./> to select the next/previous album page, then press V/v/ B/b to select an image in the “Album”...

  • Page 77

    To zoom in an image Press V/v/B/b to select an image in the “Album” display, then press ENTER. Press B/b to select “ ”, then press ENTER. “ ” appears. Press V/v/B/b to move “ where you want to zoom in. Press ENTER repeatedly to change the magnification.

  • Page 78

    About JPEG image files You can play back DATA CDs (CD-ROMs/CD-Rs/CD-RWs) or DATA DVDs (DVD-ROMs/ DVD+RWs/DVD+Rs/DVD-RWs/DVD-Rs) recorded in JPEG format. However, the discs must be recorded according to ISO9660 Level 1/Level 2 or Joliet format for the player to recognize the tracks (or files).

  • Page 79: Playing Video Cds With "pbc On/off" Functions

    Playing VIDEO CDs with “PBC ON/OFF” Functions The PBC (Playback control) function allows you to search and perform other operations interactively. PBC playback follows a selection menu displayed on your TV screen. Before you start… • Set TV / DVD·VIDEO switch to DVD·VIDEO on the remote.

  • Page 80

    To play using “PBC OFF” Press MENU to select “PBC OFF.” When “PBC OFF” is selected, the DVD player starts continuous play. You cannot play still pictures such as a menu. To return to “PBC ON,” press MENU to select “PBC ON.”...

  • Page 81: Vcr Additional Operations

    VCR Additional Operations Quick Timer Recording After you have started recording, you can have the VCR stop recording automatically after a specified duration. While recording, press z REC. Press z REC repeatedly to set the duration time. Each press advances the time as follows. 0:30 1:00 1:30...

  • Page 82: Searching Using Various Functions

    Searching using various functions The VCR automatically marks the tape with an index signal at the point where each recording begins. You can easily find a specific point using various search functions. Press SELECT VIDEO to control the VCR. Insert an indexed tape into the VCR. Press SEARCH.

  • Page 83

    • Scan and Play (To search using the index function): Press b to scan ahead, or B to scan backwards. The VCR searches and then plays back for about five seconds. Press H PLAY to view the program. If you do not press H PLAY, the VCR automatically searches for the next index mark, or until it reaches the end of the tape.

  • Page 84: Editing With Another Vcr

    Editing with another VCR How to connect to record on this VCR This VCR (Recorder) LINE-2 IN Audio/video cord (not supplied) Notes • Make sure you connect the plugs to jacks of the same color. • If the other VCR is a monaural type and connected to this VCR’s LINE-2 IN jacks, connect the audio plug to the AUDIO L (white) jack.

  • Page 85

    Operation (when recording on this VCR) Before you start editing • Turn on the VCR and the TV and set it to the video channel. • Press INPUT SELECT to display “L1” or “L2” in the display window. • Press SP/EP to select the tape speed, SP or Insert a source tape with its safety tab removed into the other (playback) VCR.

  • Page 86: Additional Information

    Change these settings if necessary. Before you start… • Set TV / DVD·VIDEO switch to DVD·VIDEO on the remote. Press SET UP when the DVD player is in stop mode. Press V/v to select (VIDEO) and press ENTER.

  • Page 87

    Press V/v to select the item to change, then press B/b to make the setting. For details about each setup item, see “ Press SET UP to exit the menu. Menu choices The default settings are indicated in bold print. OPTION SETUP For details about menu option “Language”...

  • Page 88: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting If you have any questions or problems not covered below, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. (see “For customers in USA” on the front cover) General Troubleshooting Symptom The ?/1 switch does not function. The power is turned on but the DVD- VCR does not operate.

  • Page 89

    • Select DVD or VIDEO mode correctly with the SELECT DVD/VIDEO button. • The aspect ratio of the disc is fixed on your DVD. • The DVD player must be in standby mode to view pictures from your VCR. • Re-connect the connecting cord securely.

  • Page 90

    Symptom The disc does not play. The MP3 audio track cannot be played (page 69). The JPEG image file cannot be played. The title of the MP3 audio album/ track or JPEG image album/file is not correctly displayed. The disc does not start playing from the beginning.

  • Page 91

    • Adjust the tracking with the TRACKING +/– buttons. • The video heads are dirty (see “On cleaning the video heads” (page 3)). Clean the video heads using a Sony video head cleaning cassette. If a Sony cleaning cassette is not available in your area, have the heads cleaned at your nearest Sony dealer (a standard service fee will be charged).

  • Page 92

    Symptom The picture from a connected cable box or satellite receiver does not appear on the TV screen. The tape starts playing as soon as it is inserted. The tape is ejected when you press z REC. Nothing happens when you press z REC.

  • Page 93: Glossary

    Glossary Chapter (page 28) Sections of a picture or a music feature that are smaller than titles. A title is composed of several chapters. Depending on the disc, no chapters may be recorded. Dolby Digital (pages 22 and 45) Digital audio compression technology developed by Dolby Laboratories.

  • Page 94

    DVD-RW (page 7) A DVD-RW is a recordable and rewritable disc that is the same size as a DVD VIDEO. The DVD-RW has two different modes: VR mode and Video mode. DVD-RWs created in Video mode have the same format as a DVD VIDEO, while discs created in VR (Video Recording) mode allow the contents to be programmed or edited.

  • Page 95: Specifications

    Specifications System Laser Semiconductor laser Format VHS NTSC standard Video recording system Rotary head helical scanning FM system Video heads Double azimuth four heads Video signal NTSC color, EIA standards Tape speed SP: 33.35 mm/s (1 inches/s) EP: 11.12 mm/s ( inches/s) LP: 16.67 mm/s ( inches/s),...

  • Page 96: Index To Parts And Controls

    Index to parts and controls Refer to the pages indicated in parentheses ( ) for details. Front panel A ?/1 POWER (on/standby) switch (27) (32) B Disc tray (24) C A (open/close) button (24) (26) D Tape compartment (31) E A (eject) button (32) F z REC (record) button (36) G m (rewind)/M (fast-forward) button (26) (32)

  • Page 97: Display Window

    A DVD indicator (25) B Playing time/clock/current status indicator (25) (31) C Record indicator (36) Rear panel DVD player and VCR A AC power cord (14) (17) B LINE IN 1 VIDEO/AUDIO L/R jacks (84) C LINE OUT VIDEO/AUDIO L/R jacks...

  • Page 98

    Remote commander for DVD A Z (open/close) button (24) (26) B TV / DVD·VIDEO switch (11) C SELECT DVD button (11) D Number buttons* (29) (52) E CLEAR button (62) F ANGLE button (57) Index to parts and controls G SET UP button (18) H SUBTITLE button (59) I AUDIO button* (65) SKIP button (25)

  • Page 99

    Remote commander for VIDEO A Z (eject) button (32) B TV / DVD·VIDEO switch (11) C SELECT VIDEO button (11) D Number buttons* (12) E CLEAR button (33) (39) F SET UP button (18) G TIMER button (38) H AUDIO button* (35) SKIP button (32) REPLAY button (32) K SP (Standard Play)/EP (Extended Play)

  • Page 100: Dvd Audio/subtitle Language

    DVD Audio/Subtitle Language Abbreviation Language Arabic Bulgarian Chinese Croatian Czech Danish German English Spanish Finish French Greek Hungarian Indonesian Hindi Icelandic Italian Hebrew Japanese Korean Malay Dutch Norwegian Polish Portuguese Russian Swedish Thai Turkish Vietnamese Afrikaans DVD Audio/Subtitle Language...

  • Page 101: Index

    Index Numerics 16:9 47 4:3 Letter Box 47 4:3 Pan Scan 47 Adjusting picture 34 tracking 34 Angle 57 Cleaning the video heads 3 Clock setting 19 Connecting cable box 16 satellite receiver 16 TV 15 Counter 33 Custom AV Mode 30 DATA CD 7 DATA DVD 7 DOLBY DIGITAL 65...

  • Page 102: Procedimientos Iniciales

    Índice Este manual muestra la configuración básica para utilizar la Videograbadora-DVD. Para ver detalles, consulte el manual de instrucciones en inglés. Procedimientos iniciales 3 Conexiones básicas 7 Selección del idioma 8 Ajuste del reloj Operaciones básicas 9 Reproducción de discos 11 Reproducción de cintas 13 Grabación de un equipo conectado Índice...

  • Page 103: Conexiones Básicas

    Procedimientos iniciales Conexiones básicas Esta sección explica las conexiones básicas para conectar al televisor y la conexión para grabar de un equipo conectado. Asegúrese de enchufar el cable de alimentación únicamente después de haber completado todas las conexiones. Antes de comenzar Esta Videograbadora-DVD no tiene sintonizador de TV.

  • Page 104

    Conexión a su televisor Conecte el televisor y la Videograbadora-DVD utilizando el cable de audio/vídeo suministrado. Si quiere grabar programas de cable, en primer lugar complete estas conexiones, y después vaya a las páginas siguientes para ver las conexiones de TV por cable. : Flujo de señales Nota •...

  • Page 105

    Conexión de un decodificador de cable o receptor satelital Con esta conexión, puede grabar cualquier canal del decodificador de cable o receptor satelital. Asegúrese de que el decodificador de cable o receptor satelital está encendido. Para ver canales por cable o satélite, debe hacer coincidir la fuente de entrada de la Videograbadora-DVD (L1) con la toma de entrada conectada al decodificador de cable o receptor satelital (LINE IN 1).

  • Page 106

    Después de haber completado la conexión… Después de haber completado la conexión, enchufe la Videograbadora-DVD en una toma de CA. Videograbadora-DVD Cable de alimentación de ca a la toma de ca Conexiones básicas...

  • Page 107: Selección Del Idioma

    Selección del idioma Es posible cambiar el idioma de las indicaciones en pantalla. Antes de comenzar… • Encienda la Videograbadora-DVD y su televisor. • Ajuste el televisor a entrada de vídeo para que aparezca en la pantalla de televisor la señal procedente del reproductor. •...

  • Page 108: Ajuste Del Reloj

    Ajuste del reloj Antes de comenzar… • Encienda la Videograbadora-DVD y su televisor. • Ajuste el televisor a entrada de vídeo para que aparezca en la pantalla de televisor la señal procedente del reproductor. • Si el reproductor de DVD está en el modo de reproducción, no podrá visualizar el menú...

  • Page 109: Operaciones Básicas

    Operaciones básicas Reproducción de discos Dependiendo del disco, algunas operaciones podrán variar o estar restringidas. Consulte el manual de instrucciones suministrado con su disco. Antes de comenzar... • Encienda la Videograbadora-DVD y su televisor. • Ajuste el televisor a entrada de vídeo para que aparezca en la pantalla de televisor la señal procedente del reproductor.

  • Page 110

    Operaciones adicionales Para Detener la reproducción Hacer pausas durante la reproducción Reanudar la reproducción después de la pausa Avanzar al siguiente fotograma en el modo de pausa Volver al fotograma anterior en el modo de pausa Ir al siguiente capítulo, tema, o escena en el modo de reproducción continua Volver al capítulo, tema o escena anterior en el modo de reproducción continua...

  • Page 111: Reproducción De Cintas

    Reproducción de cintas Antes de comenzar... • Encienda la Videograbadora-DVD y su televisor. • Ajuste el televisor a entrada de vídeo para que aparezca en la pantalla de televisor la señal procedente del reproductor. • Utilice el mando a distancia para realizar las siguientes funciones. Pulse SELECT VIDEO para controlar el reproductor de Videograbadora.

  • Page 112

    Para Reproducción a alta velocidad Reproducción a cámara lenta Reproducción fotograma a fotograma Reproducción de la escena anterior en el modo de reproducción continua* (Reproducción instantánea) Salto de la escena actual 30 s (segundo) en el modo de reproducción continua*(Salto instantáneo) Reproducción a varias velocidades (Reproducción Shuttle)

  • Page 113: Grabación De Un Equipo Conectado

    Grabación de un equipo conectado Puede grabar de un decodificador de cable o receptor satelital conectado. Para conectar decodificador de cable o receptor satelital, consulte “Conexión a su televisor” en la página 4. Antes de comenzar... • Encienda la Videograbadora-DVD, el televisor y el decodificador de cable o receptor satelital.

  • Page 116

    Sony Corporation AK68-01307A Printed in China...

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