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  • Page 1 DVD Recorder Enregistreur de DVD DRX-1 OWNER’S MANUAL MODE D’EMPLOI...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    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 PARTSINSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. This “bolt of lightning” indicates uninsulated material within your unit may cause an electrical shock. For the safety of everyone in your household, please do not remove product covering.
  • Page 3: Laser Safety

    If these corrective measures do not produce satisfactory results, please contact the local retailer authorized to distribute this type of product. If you can not locate the appropriate retailer, please contact Yamaha Electronics Corp., 6600 Orangethorpe Ave. Buena Park, CA90622.
  • Page 4: Supplied Accessories

    fire, damage to this unit, and/or per- sonal injury. YAMAHA will not be held responsible for any damage resulting from use of this unit with a volt- age other than as specified.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    VCR Plus+ and PlusCode are registered trademarks of Gemstar Development Corporation.The VCR Plus+ system is manufactured under license from Gemstar Development Corporation. Pats. 5,307,173; 5,335,079; 4,908,713; 4,751,578; and 4,706,121 Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. “Dolby,” “Pro Logic” and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
  • Page 6: Introduction

    Introduction DVD Recorder DVD (Digital Versatile Disc) is the new storage medium that combines the convenience of the Compact Disc with the latest advanced digital video technology. DVD Video uses state-of-the-art MPEG2 data compression technology to register an entire movie on a single 5-inch disc.
  • Page 7: Installation

    Installation Connections - back of your DVD Recorder - Please refer to your TV, VCR, Stereo and any other User Manual(s) as necessary to make the optimal connections. - Do not connect the power cords until all other connections are made. - Do not connect your DVD Recorder to your TV via your VCR.
  • Page 8: Step 3: Connecting To Audio Equipment

    S-Video (Y/C) connection If your TV is not equipped with COMPONENT VIDEO inputs, connect the DVD Recorder with the S-Video (Y/C) jacks. Connect the S-Video (Y/C) OUT jack to the corresponding IN jacks on the TV, using the S-Video cable supplied (3) as shown in the drawing. Connect the AUDIO Left (white) and Right (red) OUT jacks to the corresponding IN jacks on the TV using the audio cable supplied (4).
  • Page 9: Step 4: Connecting To Other Equipment (Optional)

    If you cannot connect your DVD Recorder to an A/V receiver with a Multi-channel decoder, choose one of the following alternatives. Connecting to a receiver equipped with two channel digital stereo (PCM) Connect one of the Recorder’s DIGITAL AUDIO OUT jacks to the corresponding IN jack on your receiver.
  • Page 10: Step 5: Connections - Front Of Your Dvd Recorder (Optional)

    Step 5: Connections - Front of your DVD Recorder (optional) Video camera connection If you have a DV or Digital 8 video camera, connect the i-link DV input jack on the Recorder (1) to the corresponding output jack on the video camera using the i-link cable of your video camera.
  • Page 11: First Time Setup: Initial Setup

    First time setup: Initial setup After switching on the DVD Recorder for the very first time, the ‘Initial setup screen’ will appear. In initial setup, you may have to set your preferences for some of the Recorder features. If the initial setup screen does not appear, your DVD Recorder has been installed already.
  • Page 12 Automatic TV Channel Search Make sure the antenna is connected to the DVD Recorder. See ‘Connecting to the antenna.’ Your DVD Recorder will search for all TV channels that are available in your area. It stores channels in the order in which they are found. Press ENTER/OK to confirm.
  • Page 13: Functional Overview

    Functional overview Front of recorder Disc tray AUDIO In (Left/Right) (CAM1/2) - Audio left/right input jack to connect a video camera or video Recorder VIDEO In (CVBS) (CAM2) - Video input jack to connect a video camera or video Recorder S-VIDEO In (CAM1) - Video input jack to connect a video camera or video Recorder...
  • Page 14: Back Of Recorder

    Back of Recorder - for connection to a TV with progressive scan (480p) input - connection to an amplifier, receiver, stereo system or to a TV - connection to the audio output of a video source of which the video output is connected to the rear CVBS video input (EXT2) or to the rear S-Video input (EXT 1) - connection to an amplifier, receiver, stereo system or a TV - connection to the audio output of a video source of which the video output...
  • Page 15: Display

    Display - DVD Video disc inserted - DVD+Rewritable disc inserted - DVD+Recordable disc inserted TITLE - Current DVD title number TRACK - Current VCD/CD track number - Video CD inserted - Audio CD inserted SVCD - Super Video CD inserted - Selected recording mode: High Quality, Standard Play Plus, Extended Play or Extended Play Plus...
  • Page 16: Remote Control

    Remote control POWER ( - switches the Recorder On or to standby mode (off) MONITOR - switches between disc mode and monitor mode A/CH (Alternate Channel) - switches to previous TV channel - numerical buttons to enter information or select channels SELECT - switches between different values in a menu...
  • Page 17: Operation

    Operation Important notes for operation You can switch on the DVD Recorder with the STANDBY/ON button on the front of the Recorder or POWER (B/I) button on the remote control to interrupt a function. Keep your DVD Recorder connected to the power outlet at all times to ensure programmed recordings can be made.
  • Page 18: On-Screen Display Information

    (left cursor) and u (right cursor). Note: Certain televisions may not show the entire DRX-1 menu on the TV screen. If the upper or top portion of the Recorder’s menu is not displayed properly, this is a TV-related issue and is not an improper functioning of the DRX-1.
  • Page 19: User Preference Menu Operation

    Temporary feedback icons These symbols may appear in the top left corner of the TV screen when you access a feature. Scan first 10 seconds of each Chapter/Track Repeat entire Disc Repeat current Title Repeat current Track Repeat current Chapter Point A for Repeat A-B playback is set.
  • Page 20: Warning Box

    Status box The status box displays the current status of the Recorder and information about the current disc, including disc type, total playing time, and elapsed playing time. Set status Box to ‘On,’ if you want to see following icons when you access a feature.
  • Page 21 Timer info box The timer info box appears on the TV screen with the Index Picture Screen, it displays the current status of the timer recordings. When a timer is set, it shows a timer indication and the start time or date of the first recording. Timer event due today Timer event due on another day When an OTR is in progress, the end time appears.
  • Page 22: Index Picture Screen

    Index Picture Screen The Index Picture Screen displays an overview of the titles recorded on the disc. It appears automatically when playback or recording is stopped and a DVD+RW / DVD+R is in the Recorder. (The DVD+RW / DVD+R must have recorded content.) Each title is represented by an index picture.
  • Page 23: User Preferences

  • Page 24: Language Settings

    Analog output Select Stereo, Surround or 3D Sound. Factory setting is Stereo. Surround : Select this setting when using equipment with a Dolby Surround Pro Logic decoder. In this setting the 5.1 audio channels (Dolby Digital, MPEG-2) are downmixed to a Dolby Surround-compatible 2-channel output.
  • Page 25: Record Settings

    Low Power Standby If Low Power Standby is ‘On,’ the Recorder will consume minimum power in standby mode. It is recommended to set the Low power standby setting to “On.” Standby power consumption is 3 W when the setting is “On” and 6 W when the setting is “Off.”...
  • Page 26 Installation Update/Re-install TV channel After initial installation is complete, it is possible to perform the installation procedure again. If, for example, your cable company adds TV channels, you may wish to update the channel screen. Note: All previously stored channels will be erased and replaced. 1 In the installation menu, select ‘Auto Ch.
  • Page 27 6 Select the time zone if the DVD Recorder is tuned to the PBS channel of a different time zone than yours. 7 Confirm each entry with ENTER/OK. 8 To end, press SYSTEM MENU repeatedly to remove the menus. The time and date will be set by the specified channel the next time you switch to Standby power mode.
  • Page 28: Recording

    Recording Before you start recording Recordings on a DVD+RW disc are called ‘titles.’ Every title consists of one or more chapters. DVD+RW TITLE 1 CHAPTER 1 CHAPTER 2 CHAPTER 3 For more information about how to go to other titles or chapters see ‘Playback - General features.’...
  • Page 29 Recording 1 Press / to open the disc tray. 2 Insert a recordable DVD+RW or DVD+R disc. 3 Press / to close the disc tray. 4 Select the position from which you want to record using the 5 Press MONITOR to see TV channels through the DVD Recorder.
  • Page 30: Timer Programming

    Recording with automatic switch-off (OTR One-Touch Recording) 1 Insert a recordable DVD+RW or DVD+R disc. 2 Normally, the DVD Recorder displays the contents of the disc on the screen to see the currently selected TV channel. 3 Use CHANNEL 3 or CHANNEL 4 (on the Recorder) or CH+, CH- (on the remote control) to select the channel you wish to record.
  • Page 31 4 Use the 0-9 buttons to enter the entire PlusCode number (up to eight digits) as printed in your TV guide. If you make a mistake, press CLEAR. 5 Confirm with ENTER/OK. 6 If the VCR Plus+ channel has not been set, the DVD Recorder will ask you to enter the channel number.
  • Page 32: If A Timer Recording Is Incorrect

    16 If you make a mistake, go back with t (left cursor) and re-enter the information. 17 Confirm with ENTER/OK. When all information is correct, the data is stored in a timer block. 18 To end, press TIMER. 19 Make sure you inserted a disc without write protec- tion.
  • Page 33 Clearing a timer block 1 Press TIMER on the remote control. 2 Select ‘Timer list’ with w/v (down/up cursor). 3 Press u (right cursor). 4 Select the Timer Recording you want to clear with w/ v (down/up cursor). The selected Timer Recording will be highlighted in blue.
  • Page 34: Playback

    Playback Playing a DVD+RW/+R disc 1 Insert a DVD+RW or a DVD+R disc. If the inserted disc is erase-protected, playback starts automatically. Otherwise, the Index Picture Screen appears. 2 Press w/v (down/up cursor) to select the Title you want to play. If you do not select a Title, playback starts from the point where it stopped the last time the disc was played or recorded.
  • Page 35: General Features

    General features Note: Unless stated otherwise, all operations described are based on remote control operation. A number of operations can also be carried out via the system menu bar on the screen. Moving to another title/track When a disc has more than one title or track, you can move to another title in any one of the following ways.
  • Page 36: Slow Motion

    Slow Motion 1 Press SYSTEM MENU to access the system menu bar. 2 Press t/u (left/right cursor) to select H (Slow motion) in the system menu bar. 3 Use w (down cursor) to enter the slow motion menu. Playback will pause. - 1 - 1 /2 - 1 / 4 - 1 / 8 0 1 / 8 1 / 4 1 / 2 1 4 Use t/u (left/right cursor) to select the required...
  • Page 37: Time Search

    Repeat DVD Discs - Repeat chapter/title/disc To repeat the currently playing chapter, press REPEAT. appears on the TV screen. To repeat the currently playing title, press REPEAT a second time. appears on the TV screen. To repeat the entire disc, press REPEAT a third time. appears on the TV screen.
  • Page 38: Special Dvd+Rw/+R Features

    Zoom The Zoom function allows you to enlarge the video image and pan through the enlarged image. 1 Press ZOOM. The system menu bar appears with Zoom selected. 2 Press w/v (down/up cursor) to activate the Zoom function and select the required zoom factor; 1.33, 2 or 4.
  • Page 39: Special Vcd Features

    1 Press TITLE/CHAP followed by TOP MENU. The disc menu is displayed. 2 To remove the disc menu, press TOP MENU again. Camera Angle If the disc contains sequences recorded from different camera angles, the angle icon appears, showing the number of available angles, and the current angle.
  • Page 40: Playing An Audio Cd

    Playing an Audio CD 1 Insert the disc. After loading the disc, playback starts automatically. If the TV is on, the Audio CD screen appears. During play, the current track number and its elapsed playing time will show on the TV screen and on the Recorder display.
  • Page 41: Access Control

    Access control Child Lock (DVD and VCD) When activating Child Lock, only discs that are authorized can be played without entering a code. The Recorder memory maintains a list of 50 authorized (‘Child safe’) disc titles. A disc will be placed in the list when you select ‘Play always.’...
  • Page 42: Parental Level (Dvd-Video Only)

    Authorizing discs when Child Lock is activated 1 Insert the disc. The ‘Access Control box’ will appear. You will be asked to enter your code for ‘Play once’ or ‘Play always.’ locked Play once Play always Choose 'Play always' to insert the disk in the child- safe list 2 Press w/v (down/up cursor) to choose ‘Play once’...
  • Page 43: Country

    Rating 0 (displayed as ‘– –’): Parental Control is not active. The disc will play in full. Ratings 1 to 8 (1 = childsafe - 8 = adults only): The disc contains scenes not suitable for children. If you set a rating for the Recorder, all scenes with the same rating or lower will play.
  • Page 44: Managing Disc Content (Dvd+Rw/+R Only)

    Managing disc content (DVD+RW/+R only) Title settings You can change each title on the DVD+RW/+R to your personal preference in the title settings menu. 1 Stop disc playback if necessary. In the Index Picture Screen, select the required title with w/v (down/up cursor).
  • Page 45: Disc Settings

    Disc Settings You can change disc settings for a DVD+RW/+R from the Disc Information Screen. 1 When in the Index Picture Screen, press and hold for about two seconds. This selects the first title on the DVD+RW. 2 Press v (up cursor). You enter the Disc Information Screen.
  • Page 46: Editing

    Make edits DVD-compatible If titles have been edited (See ‘Editing’), the edits will play on your DVD Recorder. However a DVD player may show the original versions instead of the edits. You can prepare your discs so that a DVD player will also play the edited version.
  • Page 47 Inserting a chapter marker To insert a chapter marker on the current position of the title that is playing: Perform steps 1 and 2 to call up the Edit menu. 3 Select ‘Insert chapter marker.’ 4 Press ENTER/OK on the remote control to insert a marker.
  • Page 48: Append Recording

    play Insert chapter marker Current chapter Delete chapter marker Delete all\markers in this title New index picture Divide title 6 Press ENTER/OK. ‘This will divide this title into two separate titles. Press OK to confirm’ will appear. ‘Dividing title’ is shown until the action is completed.
  • Page 49: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting If it appears that the DVD Recorder is faulty, first consult this checklist. It may be that something has been overlooked. Under no circumstances attempt to repair the system yourself; this will invalidate the warranty. Look for the specific symptom(s).
  • Page 50 Symptom The disc can not be erased because the Index Picture Screen does not appear The Index Picture Screen does not appear but the titles on the disc still a play period A DVD player shows the Index Picture Screen but does not react to the 2 A DVD+RW disc does not play on a certain DVD player ROUBLESHOOTING...
  • Page 51: Diagnosis Program

    3 If FAIL appears on the display, there is apparently a fail- ure in your Recorder. Your Recorder should be repaired. Consult your authorized YAMAHA dealer or Service Center for assistance. 4 If ‘PASS’ appears on the display, there is apparently no failure in your Recorder.
  • Page 52: Glossary

    Glossary This section explains most important terms, abbreviations, and acronyms used in this document. Term Explanation AC-3 Audio Coding 3, also known as Dolby Digital. Multi-channel digital audio compression system from Dolby Labs. Audio/Video Chapter A part of a title. Disc Bar A graphical representation of the contents of a (DVD+RW) disc.
  • Page 53: Appendix

    Appendix Using your DVD Recorder remote control with your TV Your DVD Recorder remote control has limited control of TVs of different brands. The following buttons will operate TVs: - VOL + increase TV volume - VOL - decrease TV volume - MUTE mute TV sound Other buttons normally operate the DVD Recorder but...
  • Page 54 White_Westinhouse..1029, 1028, 1030 Yamaha ..... . .1003, 1005 Zenith ....1002, 1012, 1028...
  • Page 55: Specifications

    Specifications DISC FORMATS SUPPORTED Disc type Playback Recording DVD+RW • • DVD+R • • DVD-RW (Video format) • — DVD-R • — DVD-Video • — SVCD • — Video CD • — Audio CD • — CD-R • — CD-RW •...

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