Introduction IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, do not expose this appliance to rain or moisture.
1. READ INSTRUCTIONS All the safety and operating instructions should be read before the unit is operated. 2. RETAIN INSTRUCTIONS The safety and operating instructions should be retained for future reference. 3. HEED WARNINGS All warnings on the unit and in the operating instructions should be adhered to. 4.
Introduction IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS 13. LIGHTNING To protect your unit from a lightning storm, or when it is left unattended and unused for long periods of time, unplug it from the wall outlet and disconnect the antenna or cable system. This will prevent damage to the unit due to lightning and power line surges.
IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS 25. LASER BEAM Do not look into the opening of the disc tray or ventilation opening of the product to see the source of the laser beam. It may cause sight damage. 26. DISC Do not use a cracked, deformed, or repaired disc. These discs are easily broken and may cause serious personal injury and product malfunction.
Introduction Precautions Notes on handling When shipping the DVD/VCR, the original shipping carton and packing materials come in handy. For maximum protection, repack the unit as it was originally packed at the factory. Do not use volatile liquids, such as insect spray, near the DVD/VCR.
Notes on discs On handling discs Do not touch the playback side of the disc. Do not attach paper or tape to discs. On cleaning discs Fingerprints and dust on the disc cause picture and sound deterioration. Wipe the disc from the center outwards with a soft cloth.
Introduction Notes on discs (continued) About this owner’s manual This owner’s manual explains the basic instructions of this DVD/VCR. Some DVD video discs are produced in a manner that allows specific or limited operation during playback. As such, the DVD/VCR may not respond to all operating commands.
Introduction Identification of Controls See the page in for details. Front panel Cassette Loading Slot EJECT button EJECT ON/STANDBY VIDEO L(MONO) - AUDIO - R CHANNEL LINE IN 2 POWER button CHANNEL AUDIO (L/R)/VIDEO IN (LINE IN 2) jacks Rear panel When connecting the optical digital cable, remove the cap and fit the connector into the jack firmly.
Display window VCR indicator (VCR) Tape loaded indicator (VCR) Play indicator (VCR) Tape speed indicator (VCR) Timer Recording indicator (VCR) Recording indicator (VCR) VCR operation Status Press CALL to display information the screen. To cancel the display, press CALL again. While watching TV DAY OF THE WEEK CLOCK...
Introduction Identification of Controls (continued) The instructions in this manual describe the functions on the remote control. See the page in Remote control Power ( ) button TAPE EJECT button 29 Direct channel selection buttons Number buttons 48 Channel buttons 34 Direction buttons 48 MENU button* TOP MENU button 46...
Inserting Batteries Open the battery compartment cover in the direction of the arrow. Battery precautions The precautions below should be followed when using batteries in this device: 1. Use only the size and type of batteries specified. 2. Be sure to follow the correct polarity when installing the batteries as indicated in the battery compartment. Re- versed batteries may cause damage to the device.
Connections Antenna connections If you are using an antenna system, follow these instructions. If you are a cable (CATV) subscriber, skip ahead to page 16 for the proper connections. Antenna to DVD/VCR connection The DVD/VCR must be connected "between" the antenna and the TV. First, disconnect the antenna from the TV and connect it to the DVD/VCR.
DVD/VCR to TV connection After you have connected the antenna to the DVD/VCR, you must connect the DVD/VCR to the TV. Below are 3 common methods of connecting your DVD/VCR to a TV. Find the type of TV you are using and follow the connection diagram.
Connections CATV (CABLE TV) connections Many cable companies offer services permitting reception of extra channels including pay or subscription channels. This DVD/VCR has an extended tuning range and can be tuned to most cable channels without using a cable company supplied converter box, except for those premium channels which are intentionally scrambled.
IMPORTANT: Make sure the TV/CATV menu option is set to the "CATV" mode. This DVD/VCR cannot receive scrambled programs since it does not contain a descrambler. In order to receive scram- bled programs, your existing descrambler must be used. Descrambler boxes are available from cable companies. Con- sult your local cable company for more information concerning connection to their descrambler equipment.
Connections Connecting to a TV Connect the DVD/VCR to your TV. For details of output sound, see Notes: This method transports VHS and DVD-video signals. For enhanced DVD-video performance, we recommend you also connect the S-Video on ColorStream Connecting to a TV Signal flow To wall outlet Notes:...
Notes: VCR and DVD are output from the composite video output. The S-Video output and component video output transports the DVD-video signal exclusively and will deliver enhanced DVD video picture performance. Connecting to an audio system and TV equipped with S video input/component video inputs Signal flow To ANALOG AUDIO OUT To wall outlet...
Connections Connecting to optional equipment You can enjoy high quality dynamic sounds of DVD video discs or audio CDs by connecting the DVD/VCR to optional audio equipment. For connection to your TV, see “Connecting to a TV” For details of output sound, see Connecting to an amplifier equipped with a Dolby Digital decoder Dolby Digital Dolby Digital is the surround sound technology used in theaters showing the latest movies,...
Warning • When you are connecting (via the BITSTREAM/PCM AUDIO OUT jack) an AV decoder that does not have Dolby Digital, Digital Theater Systems (DTS) or MPEG2 decoding function, be sure to set “Audio Out Select” to “PCM” from the on- screen displays .
Basic setup Setting the video channel When a TV is connected with the 75 ohm coaxial cable only. To view playback of a recorded tape or DVD disc, or to watch a program selected by the VCR's channel selector, the TV must be set to channel 3 or 4 (video channel).
Setting the language You can choose from three different languages (English, French and Spanish) for the on-screen displays. Setting the language Preparation: • Turn ON the TV and select to the corresponding video input. • Press DVD/VCR to select the VCR mode. (The VCR indicator will light.) Press VCR MENU.
Basic setup Clock setting The Auto Clock function will automatically set the built-in clock (Month, Day, Year and Time) when the DVD/VCR is connected to an Antenna or Cable system and it is turned off. The DVD/VCR searches for a station in your area containing the necessary Auto clock setting signals.
To set standard time In the rare event that you live within broadcast range of two stations in two different time zones, the DVD/VCR may recognize the wrong station for the Auto Clock set. To correct the situation: Press VCR MENU. Press SET + or –...
Basic setup Clock setting (continued) If the auto clock process did not set the date and time correctly, you must set them manually for timer recording and daylight saving time. Manual clock setting EXAMPLE: Setting the clock to "8:30 AM" March, 23 (SAT), 2002.
Tuner setting This DVD/VCR is equipped with a channel memory feature which allows channels to skip up or down to the next channel set into memory, skipping over unwanted channels. Before selecting channels, they must be programmed into the DVD/VCR’s memory. In addition to normal VHF and UHF channels, this DVD/VCR can receive up to 113 Cable TV channels.
Basic setup Tuner setting (continued) To ADD/DELETE channels Repeat the step 1 on page 27. Then press SET + or – to select the “ADD/DELETE” and press ENTER. To Add or Delete desired channels Press Number buttons or SET + or – to select a channel number you want to add or delete.
Playback (VCR) Loading and unloading a cassette tape Use only video cassette tapes marked Loading Push the center of the tape until it is automatically inserted. Automatic power ON When you insert a cassette tape the DVD/VCR power will turn ON automatically. Automatic playback When loading a cassette tape without an erase prevention tab, playback will start automatically.
Playback (VCR) Cassette tape playback To play a prerecorded tape. Playback Preparation: • Turn ON the TV and select the corresponding video input. • Press DVD/VCR to select the VCR mode. (The VCR indicator will light). Load a prerecorded tape (When loading a cassette tape without the erase prevention tab, playback will start automatically).
Special playback Picture search Reverse picture search function Press REW once or twice during playback. Forward picture search function Press FWD once or twice during playback. To return to playback, press PLAY. SPEED SEARCH TIMES PICTURE SEARCH SPEED TAPE SPEED PRESS ONCE SP (Standard Play) LP (Long Play)
Playback (VCR) Convenience function Repeat playback The entire video tape will play until its end. The tape will automatically rewind to the beginning and the playback will be repeated. Press VCR MENU. Press SET + or – to select “AUTO REPEAT”.
Clock/counter display Press CLOCK/COUNTER. The clock and tape counter alternate with each other in the display window. COUNTER CLOCK Press DVD/VCR. The DVD mode and the VCR mode alternate with each other in the display. DVD mode VCR mode Notes: •...
Recording (VCR) Recording a TV program Recording and viewing the same TV program Recording a TV program Preparation: • Turn ON the TV and set to the video input mode. • Press DVD/VCR to select the VCR mode. (The VCR indicator will light.) Load a cassette tape with the erase prevention tab intact.
To stop recording Press STOP to stop recording. " " will appear on screen for about 4 seconds. To stop recording temporarily Press PAUSE/STILL to avoid recording unwanted material. Press again to continue the recording. " " will appear on screen for about 4 seconds.
Recording (VCR) One-touch Timer Recording (OTR) The One-touch Timer Recording feature provides a simple and convenient way to make a timed recording. One-touch Timer Recording (OTR) Preparation: • Turn ON the TV and select the corresponding video input. • Press DVD/VCR to select the VCR mode. (The VCR indicator will light.) Example: One-touch Timer Recording for 30 minutes.
Timer recording Timer recording can be programmed on-screen with the remote control. The built-in timer allows automatic unattended recording of up to 8 programs within 1 month. Timer recording Preparation: • Press DVD/VCR to select the VCR mode. • Load a cassette tape with the erase prevention tab intact.
Recording (VCR) Timer recording (continued) Setting procedure To set daily/weekly timer Weekly (e.g. WKL-TU: each Tuesday) or daily (e.g. MO- SA: Monday to Saturday) Timer recording Follow the procedure of timer recording on the previous page. At picture 3 press SET + or – repeatedly until the desired setting appears.
Other functions (VCR) Stereo recording and playback / Separate Audio Program (SAP) Stereo recording and playback The VHS Hi-Fi audio system permits high fidelity recording of MTS STEREO TV broadcasts. When a MTS STEREO broad- cast is received, “STEREO” will appear on the screen and the program can be viewed or re- corded in stereo.
Other functions (VCR) Duplicating a video tape If you connect the DVD/VCR to another VCR or Camcorder, you can duplicate a previously recorded tape. Make all connections before turning on the power. Duplicating a video tape Preparation: • Turn ON the TV and select the corresponding video input.
Other functions (VCR) Recording a DVD/CD disc You can record disc material in DVD, Audio CD, etc. onto a Video tape with this DVD/VCR. Duplicating a DVD or CD disc Preparation: • Turn ON the TV and select the corresponding video input.
Basic playback (DVD) Playing a disc This section shows you the basics on how to play a disc. Basic playback Preparations: • When you want to view a disc, turn on the TV and select the corresponding video input connected to the DVD/VCR. This may include S-Video on component video inputs which are exclusive to DVD playback.
DVD/VCR OPEN/CLOSE PLAY STOP PAUSE/STILL To pause playback (still mode) Press PAUSE/STILL during playback. To resume normal playback, press the PLAY button. • The sound is muted during still mode. To stop playback Press STOP. To remove the disc Press OPEN/CLOSE. Remove the disc after the disc tray opens completely.
Basic playback (DVD) Playing a disc (continued) You can play discs at various speeds, and resume playback from the location where you stopped playback. Playing in fast reverse or fast forward directions Press REW or FWD during playback. REW: Fast reverse playback FWD: Fast forward playback Each time you press the REW or FWD button, the playback speed...
Playing in slow-motion Press SLOW during playback. Each time you press the SLOW button, the slow-motion speed changes. Resuming playback from the same location Press STOP at the location where you want to interrupt playback. The DVD/VCR memorizes the location where playback is stopped. Press PLAY.
Basic playback (DVD) Locating a specific title, chapter, or track Normally, DVD video discs are divided into titles, and the titles are sub-divided into chapters. VIDEO CDs and audio CDs are divided into tracks. You can quickly locate any specific title, chapter, or track. DVD video disc Title 1 Chapter 1...
Advanced playback (DVD) Repeat playback / Random playback You can play a specific title, chapter, track, or segment repeatedly. And also you can play titles, chapters within a title, or tracks in random order. Repeat playback and Random playback Press PLAY MODE. Each time you press the PLAY MODE button, the repeat mode changes as follows.
Advanced playback (DVD) Playing in a favorite order You can combine your favorite titles, chapters, or tracks and play them in the order you determine. You can program up to 30 selections into the memory. (Memory playback) Setting titles, chapters, or tracks in a favorite order Press MEMORY.
Zooming a picture You can magnify areas within a picture. Zooming a picture Press ZOOM during normal, slow or still playback. The DVD/VCR enters the zoom playback mode and displays the icon. e.g. : As you repeatedly press the ENTER (or ZOOM) button while “ZOOM”...
Advanced playback (DVD) Selecting the camera angle If the scene was recorded from multiple angles, you can easily change the camera angle of the scene you are watching. Changing the camera angle Press ANGLE while playing a scene recorded with multiple angles. While playing a scene recorded with multiple angles, the angle icon ( flashes in the DVD display.
Selecting subtitles You can display subtitles on the TV screen and select a subtitle language from those included on the DVD video disc. Good evening! Bonsoir! Selecting a subtitle language Press SUB TITLE during playback. The current subtitle setting is displayed.
Advanced playback (DVD) Selecting a language You can select a preferred language and sound recording system from those included on the DVD video disc. Good morning! Bonjour! Selecting a playback audio setting Press AUDIO during playback. The current audio setting is displayed.
Selecting the sound enhancement (E.A.M.*) You can easily select a preferred audio enhancement. *E.A.M.: Enhanced Audio Mode Selecting the sound enhancement Press DISPLAY twice. The folling display appears. Press to select the E.A.M icon, then press ENTER. The sound enhancement menu appears.
Advanced playback (DVD) On-screen display operation When you turn on the on-screen display, you can view information on operational status and access features and settings. On-screen display operation Press DISPLAY The following display appears. Each time you press the DISPLAY button, the on-screen display changes as follows. If you press the specific feature.
On-screen display operation (continued) On-screen display operation (continued) Press DISPLAY again. 0 : 08 : 16 To turn off the on-screen display, press DISPLAY again. : Title number (Track number) Locate a title or track using the number buttons. : Chapter number Locate a chapter using the number buttons.
Function setup (DVD) Customizing the function settings You can change the default settings to customize performance to your preference. Setting procedure Press SET UP during stop. The following on-screen display appears. Picture TV Shape 4:3 LB Press to select a symbol for the setting you want to change.
Setting TV Shape Audio Out Select Dynamic Range Control Karaoke Vocal On-Screen Language Disc Menu Language Audio Language Subtitle Language On-Screen Displays Background Screen Saver Pause/Still Parental Lock Title Stop On-Screen Language TV Shape Audio Out Select Details To select a picture size according to the aspect ratio of your TV.
Function setup (DVD) Customizing the function settings (continued) Setting details Picture TV Shape 4:3 LB TV Shape 4:3 Letterbox: Select when a standard 4:3 TV is connected. Displays theatrical images with masking bars above and below the picture. 4:3 Normal: Select when a standard 4:3 TV is connected.
Karaoke Vocal Off: The primary vocal is not output. On: The primary vocal is output when it is recorded on the disc. Notes: • The vocal output feature is used during playback of Dolby Digital (multi-channel) recorded DVD KARAOKE discs. This feature allows you to turn off vocal audio tracks, or restore them for background accompaniment.
Function setup (DVD) Customizing the function settings (continued) Setting details Audio Language English: To play sound tracks in English. French: To play sound tracks in French. Spanish: To play sound tracks in Spanish. Others: To make a further choice. After pressing the ENTER button, follow steps 1) - 4) below.
Display On-Screen Displays On Background Gray Screen Saver On-Screen Displays Off: Operational modes (e.g. “ ”, “ displayed. On: Operational modes (e.g. “ ”, “ displayed on-screen. Background Blue: Blue background. Gray: Gray background. Picture: To use the picture which appears when you turn on the DVD/VCR as a background.
Function setup (DVD) Customizing the function settings (continued) Setting details (Continued) 1) Press the number buttons to create a personal 4-digit security code, then press the ENTER button. If you make a mistake before pressing the ENTER button, press the CANCEL button and enter your 4-digit security code again.
Title Stop Off: The DVD/VCR continues after playback of a title is completed. On: The DVD/VCR stops after playback of a title is completed. Off: When playing a VIDEO CD without using the menu. On: To use the menu when playing a PBC-featured VIDEO CD.
Others Table of languages Table of languages and their abbreviations Abbreviation Language – – – No alternate language CHI (ZH) Chinese DUT (NL) Dutch ENG (EN) English FRE (FR) French GER (DE) German ITA (IT) Italian JPN (JA) Japanese KOR (KO) Korean MAY (MS) Malay...
Before calling service personnel Check the following guide for the possible cause of a problem before contacting service. Symptoms and correction SYMPTOMS DVD/VCR DVD/VCR does not operate. No picture. No sound. The remote control does not function. No CATV reception TV recording does not work.
Others Specifications General / input / output / supplied accessories GENERAL Power supply Power consumption Weight Dimensions Tuner Antenna input/output RF channel output Color system Video head Audio track Hi-Fi frequency response Hi-Fi dynamic range F.FWD/REW time at 25˚C (77˚F) Applicable disc Frequency range S/N ratio...
LIMITED WARRANTY DVD VIDEO PLAYER Toshiba America Consumer Products, Inc. (“TACP”), Toshiba Hawaii (“THI”) and Toshiba Canada Limited (“TCL”) make the following limited warranties. These limited warranties extend to original purchaser or any person receiving this set as a gift from the original purchaser and to no other purchaser or transferee.
Canadian consumers are requested to complete the special Canadian “Warranty Registration Form” enclosed, and forward this completed form with a copy of bill of sale to TOSHIBA OF CANADA to “Register and Validate” their warranty. Product must be purchased from an Authorized Canadian Dealer. Products purchased in the U.S.A. and used in Canada are not covered by these warranties.
IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS 1. READ INSTRUCTIONS All the safety and operating instructions should be read before the unit is operated. 2. RETAIN INSTRUCTIONS The safety and operating instructions should be retained for future reference. 3. HEED WARNINGS All warnings on the unit and in the operating instructions should be adhered to. 4.
Connecting to a TV Signal flow To wall outlet Setting the video channel Press POWER to turn on the DVD/VCR. Press DVD/VCR to select the VCR mode. The VCR indicator on the front panel will light. Set the 3/4 Channel selector switch on the rear panel to CH 3 or 4.
Auto clock setting Connect the Antenna or Cable system. • If you use a cable box, turn it on. Plug the AC Power cord to the AC outlet. Make sure the DVD/VCR is turned off. • If you press POWER, the Auto Clock set is not programmed.
Playback Load a prerecorded tape (When loading a cassette tape without the erase prevention tab, playback will start automatically). To start playback Press PLAY. Playback will start. " the screen for about 4 seconds. To stop playback Press STOP once. The tape will stop but remain fully loaded and ready to play.
Timer recording Press VCR MENU. Press SET + or – to select one of the program line, then Press SET + or – to select the date, then press ENTER. Set the start time, end time, channel and tape speed as To enter other programs, repeat step 2 through 4.
Basic playback (DVD) Preparation: • Turn ON the TV and set to the video input mode. • Press DVD/VCR to select the DVD mode. (The DVD indicator will light.) Press OPEN/CLOSE. The disc tray will open. Place a disc onto the tray. Hold the disc, position it with the printed label side up, align it with the guides, and place it in its proper position.
Locating a chapter or track Press SKIP( ) Forward or SKIP( playback to locate a chapter that you want to watch. Each time you press the button, a chapter or track is skipped. Remote control basics • Press POWER ( ) to turn the DVD/VCR on or off.