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WARNING:
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS
APPARATUS TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
APPARATUS SHALL NOT BE EXPOSED TO DRIPPING OR SPLASHING AND NO OBJECTS
FILLED WITH LIQUIDS, SUCH AS VASES, SHALL BE PLACED ON THE APPARATUS.
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.
The important note is located on the rear or bottom of the
cabinet.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS

1. Read these instructions.
2. Keep these instructions.
3. Heed all warnings.
4. Follow all instructions.
5. Do not use this apparatus near water.
6. Clean only with dry cloth.
7. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in
accordance with the manufacture's instructions.
8. Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators,
heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including
amplifiers) that produce heat.
9. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or
grounding-type plug. A polarized plug has two blades
with one wider than the other. A grounding type plug
has two blades and a third grounding prong. The wide
blade or the third prong are provided for your safety. If
the provided plug does not fit into your outlet, consult
an electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet.
Additional Safety Instructions
15. Do not overload wall outlets; extension cords, or integral convenience receptacles as this can result in a risk of fire or
electric shock.
16. Apparatus shall not be exposed to dripping or splashing and no objects filled with liquids, such as vases, shall be
placed on the apparatus.
17. Keep your fingers well clear of the disc tray as it is closing. Neglecting to do so may cause serious personal injury.
18. Do not place a heavy object on or step on the apparatus. The object may fall, causing serious personal injury and
serious damage to the apparatus.
19. Do not use a cracked , deformed, or repaired disc. These discs are easily broken and may cause serious personal
injury and apparatus malfunction.
20. If the apparatus should smoke or smell, immediately disconnect the power cord from the wall outlet. Wait until the
smoke or smell stops, then ask your dealer for a check and repair. Neglecting to do so may cause fire.
21. While it is thundering, do not touch the connecting cables or the apparatus.
22. Warning: To prevent the spread of fire, keep candles or other open flames away from this product at all times.
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PRECAUTIONS

10. Protect the power cord from being walked on
or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience
receptacles, and the point where they exit from the
apparatus.
11. Only use attachments/accessories specified by the
manufacturer.
12. Use only with the cart, stand, tripod,
bracket, or table specified by the
manufacturer, or sold with the apparatus.
When a cart is used, use caution when
moving the cart/apparatus combination to
avoid injury from tip-over.
13. Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or
when unused for long periods of time.
14. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.
Servicing is required when the apparatus has been
damaged in any way, such as power-supply cord or
plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects
have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has
been exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate
normally, or has been dropped.
The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an
equilateral triangle, is intended to alert the user to the
presence of uninsulated "dangerous voltage" within the
product' s enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude
to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.
The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is
intended to alert the user to the presence of important
operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in
the literature accompanying the appliance.
The symbol for CLASS ll (Double Insulation)
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  • Page 1: Precautions

    WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPARATUS TO RAIN OR MOISTURE. APPARATUS SHALL NOT BE EXPOSED TO DRIPPING OR SPLASHING AND NO OBJECTS FILLED WITH LIQUIDS, SUCH AS VASES, SHALL BE PLACED ON THE APPARATUS. CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN...
  • Page 2 FCC WARNING This equipment may generate or use radio frequency energy. Changes or modifications to this equipment may cause harmful interference unless the modifications are expressly approved in the manual. The user could lose the authority to operate this equipment if an unauthorized change or modification is made. RADIO-TV INTERFERENCE This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
  • Page 3 In case of picture problems with 525(480) progressive scan output, it is recommended that the user switch the connection to the ‘standard definition’ output. If there are questions regarding your TV set compatibility with this 525p(480p) DVD player, please contact Toshiba Customer Service. Installation Location For safety and optimum performance of this unit: •...
  • Page 4 Maintenance Servicing • Please refer to relevant topics on “TROUBLESHOOTING” on pages 94-97 before returning the product. • If you need to call a customer service representative, please know the model number and serial number of your product before you call. This information is displayed on the back of the product.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Introduction PRECAUTIONS ........2 FEATURES ........8 Symbols Used in this Owner’s Manual .
  • Page 6 Playback INFORMATION ON PLAYBACK ....49 Structure of Disc Contents......49 BASIC PLAYBACK .
  • Page 7: Features

    This unit not only plays back DVD and CD, but also offers features for you to record on DVD and edit them after that. The following features are offered with this unit. Recording This unit is compatible with recording on DVD-RW/+RW which is recordable repeatedly and DVD-R/+R which accept the additional recordings until the disc becomes full but not overwritable.
  • Page 8 Discs for Recording, Playing back Disc type Logo Can be formatted in VR or video Format mode Video Mode Icon Maximum record 480 min (12cm) time 144 min (8cm) 1X-6X Disc Speed Ver.1.1/ 1.2 Versions Ver.1.1/ 1.2 CPRM compatible Playable on most DVD players.
  • Page 9 DVD+R 4x/8x/16x, DVD+RW 4x DVD+R 4x/8x/16x Performance of any other discs are not guaranteed. • Toshiba is not liable for any damage or loss caused directly or indirectly by the malfunction of this recorder, including, without limitation, any one of the following: •...
  • Page 10: Functional Overview

    FUNCTIONAL OVERVIEW Front Panel ON/STANDBY (*) The unit can also be turned on by pressing these buttons. 1. I/y ON/STANDBY button • Press to turn on the unit, or to turn the unit into the standby mode. (To completely shut down the unit, you must unplug the AC power cord.) •...
  • Page 11: Installing The Batteries In The Remote Control

    FUNCTIONAL OVERVIEW Remote Control Installing the Batteries in the Remote Control Install the batteries (AAx2) matching the polarity indicated inside battery compartment of the remote control. Open the cover. Insert batteries. Make sure to match + and - on the batteries to the marks indicated in the battery compartment.
  • Page 12 FUNCTIONAL OVERVIEW ( * ) The unit can also be turned on by pressing these buttons. 1. INPUT SELECT button • Press to select the appropriate input. 2. OPEN/CLOSE A button* • Press to open or close the disc tray. 3.
  • Page 13: Guide To On-Screen Displays And Menus

    GUIDE TO ON-SCREEN DISPLAYS AND MENUS This unit uses the following on-screen displays and menus to guide you to the easy operations. The on-screen displays give you the information on the loaded disc, the disc/file in playback, or the HDMI status, etc. The menus allow you to change the various kinds of settings for playing back, recording, or editing to suit your preference.
  • Page 14 GUIDE TO ON-SCREEN DISPLAYS AND MENUS Title/File Name Information Title name information Title Name My Title File name information File Name My File MP3 Tag Information • First, track name will be displayed. Track Name • If you press [DISPLAY] one more time, artist name will be displayed.
  • Page 15: Main Menu

    GUIDE TO ON-SCREEN DISPLAYS AND MENUS Main Menu Press [SETUP] to display the main menu. Then use [K / L] to select a menu and press [ENTER] to display the menu. These menus provide entries to all main functions of the unit. Setup General Setting Timer Programming...
  • Page 16: Front Panel Display Guide

    FRONT PANEL DISPLAY GUIDE : Appears in the afternoon with the clock display. 2. Title / track and chapter mark : Appears when indicating a title / track number. : Appears when indicating a chapter number. 3. Current status of the unit : Appears when playback is paused.
  • Page 17: Connections

    Read this first: 1) Disconnect the AC power cords of the devices from the AC outlet. 2) Make the connection as illustrated below. 3) After making all the connections, connect the AC power cords of the devices. • Connect this unit directly to the TV. If the RCA audio/video cables are connected to a VCR, DVD playback pictures may be distorted due to the copy protection system.
  • Page 18: Connecting To A Tv With An Hdmi

    Connecting to a TV with an HDMI VIDEO VIDEO HDMI OUT COAXIAL AUDIO IN COMPONENT DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT S-VIDEO AUDIO OUT S-VIDEO (L1) VIDEO OUT PCM / BITSTREAM Do not tilt the connector when inserting it into the HDMI jack, and make sure the shapes of the jack and the connector are matched.
  • Page 19: Input Jacks

    Connecting to a TV with Component Video Input jacks COMPONENT VIDEO OUT VIDEO AUDIO OUT VIDEO VIDEO HDMI OUT COAXIAL AUDIO IN COMPONENT DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT S-VIDEO AUDIO OUT S-VIDEO (L1) VIDEO OUT PCM / BITSTREAM Supplied cables used in this connection are as follows: •...
  • Page 20: Connecting To A Tv With Audio / Video Input Jacks

    Connecting to a TV with Audio / Video Input Jacks VIDEO AUDIO OUT VIDEO VIDEO AUDIO IN S-VIDEO AUDIO OUT COMPONENT S-VIDEO (L1) VIDEO OUT Supplied cables used in this connection are as follows: • RCA audio cable (L/R) x 1 •...
  • Page 21: Digital Audio Connection

    Digital Audio Connection Coaxial Cable Connection Dolby Digital decoder COAXIAL digital audio coaxial input jack HDMI Audio Connection AV receiver / amplifier with an HDMI input jack HDMI IN To set up “HDMI Audio”, refer to pages 82 and 91-92. Supplied cables used in these connections are as follows: HDMI cable (High Speed HDMI Cable) x 1 Please purchase the rest of the necessary cables at your local store.
  • Page 22 Note • The audio source on a disc in a Dolby Digital multi channel surround format cannot be recorded as digital sound by an MD or DAT deck. • By connecting this unit to a Dolby Digital decoder, you can enjoy high-quality Dolby Digital multi channel surround sound as heard in the movie theaters.
  • Page 23: Initial Setting

    INITIAL SETTING When you turn on this unit for the first time, you need to follow these steps after you have completed all the connections. OPEN/ INPUT HDMI CLOSE SELECT .@/: PQRS WXYZ SPACE SETUP DISPLAY TOP MENU ENTER ENTER CLEAR SKIP PAUSE...
  • Page 24: Setting The Clock

    SETTING THE CLOCK Set the clock before you try the timer programming. Clock Setting OPEN/ INPUT CLOSE SELECT HDMI .@/: PQRS WXYZ SPACE SETUP SETUP DISPLAY TOP MENU ENTER ENTER CLEAR SKIP PAUSE PLAY TIME SLIP 1.3x / 0.8x PLAY REPEAT REC MODE SE-R0265...
  • Page 25: Settings For The Video Input

    SETTINGS FOR THE VIDEO INPUT You must let the unit know which video input jack you are using before making a recording. OPEN/ INPUT HDMI CLOSE SELECT .@/: PQRS WXYZ SPACE SETUP SETUP DISPLAY TOP MENU ENTER ENTER CLEAR SKIP PAUSE PLAY TIME SLIP...
  • Page 26: Formatting A Disc

    FORMATTING A DISC Choosing the Recording Format of a Brand-New DVD-RW When inserting a brand-new DVD-RW or DVD+RW, the unit automatically starts to initialize the disc. DVD+RW will always be formatted in +VR mode, and DVD-RW will be formatted either video or VR mode according to the recording format mode setting of the unit.
  • Page 27: Choosing The Recording Format Of A Brand-New

    Reformatting a Disc Manually If you are using a DVD-RW or DVD+RW, you can format the disc by performing “Format”. You can format DVD-RW for either video mode recording or VR mode recording. DVD+RW can be format in order to erase all content of the disc. OPEN/ INPUT CLOSE...
  • Page 28: Setting A Disc To Protect

    SETTING A DISC TO PROTECT To prevent accidental recording, editing or erasing the titles, you can protect them from “DVD Menu” menu. OPEN/ INPUT CLOSE SELECT HDMI .@/: PQRS WXYZ SPACE SETUP SETUP DISPLAY TOP MENU ENTER ENTER CLEAR SKIP PAUSE PLAY TIME SLIP...
  • Page 29: Playing The Discs In Other Dvd Players

    PLAYING THE DISCS IN OTHER DVD PLAYERS Auto Finalizing You can finalize discs automatically using this function. You can use this function to finalize discs after finishing timer recordings and at the end of the disc space. OPEN/ INPUT CLOSE SELECT HDMI .@/:...
  • Page 30: Finalizing A Disc

    PLAYING THE DISCS IN OTHER DVD PLAYERS Finalizing a Disc You will need to finalize discs to play back on other DVD players. Finalizing may take several minutes up to an hour. Since the process of the finalization fills empty space of the disc, a shorter recording period on the disc will require a longer time period for finalization.
  • Page 31 PLAYING THE DISCS IN OTHER DVD PLAYERS Note • Finalizing a disc in video mode and +VR mode automatically creates a title menu. • After you finalize the DVD+RW, you can call up the title list by pressing [TOP MENU], or you can call up the title menu by pressing [MENU/LIST].
  • Page 32: Information On Dvd Recording

    INFORMATION ON DVD RECORDING Recording Mode You can select a recording mode among 5 options, and the recording time will depend on the recording mode you select as follows. Recording time Recording mode 12cm 60 min 18 min 120 min 36 min 240 min 72 min...
  • Page 33: Settings For A Recording

    SETTINGS FOR A RECORDING Make Recording Compatible Use this feature to make the discs recorded on other unit recordable on this unit. When you make an additional recording on this unit with “Make Recording Compatible” set to “ON”, the title list is automatically converted to our style.
  • Page 34: Recording Audio Select (Xp)

    SETTINGS FOR A RECORDING Recording Audio Select (XP) You can enjoy high quality sound recording. This function works only when the recording mode is set at XP. 1) Press [SETUP] and use [K / L] to select “General Setting”, then press [ENTER]. 2) Use [K / L] to select “Recording”, then press [ENTER].
  • Page 35: Basic Recording & One-Touch Timer Recording

    BASIC RECORDING & ONE-TOUCH TIMER RECORDING Follow the steps to record TV programs. OPEN/ OPEN/ INPUT INPUT HDMI CLOSE CLOSE SELECT SELECT .@/: PQRS WXYZ SPACE SETUP DISPLAY TOP MENU ENTER CLEAR SKIP PAUSE PAUSE PLAY TIME SLIP 1.3x / 0.8x PLAY REPEAT REC MODE REC MODE...
  • Page 36 BASIC RECORDING & ONE-TOUCH TIMER RECORDING Press [REC I] to start recording. “I” will be displayed for 5 seconds. Press [PAUSE F] to pause recording. Press [PAUSE F] ] or [REC I] again to restart recording. To set one-touch timer recording (OTR)... This is a simple way to set the recording time in blocks of 30 minutes.
  • Page 37: Timer Recording

    TIMER RECORDING You can program the unit to record up to 12 programs within a month in advance. Daily or weekly program recordings are also available. Before recording, make sure • Connect the external tuner to either L1 or L2 and set it to output audio/video signals when it comes to the time you want to start recording.
  • Page 38: Timer Programming

    Use [K / L] to enter the date, then press [B]. Date Start JAN/02 - - : - - - - : - - L1/L2 Mode 2 : 00 JAN/01 When pressing [L] at Daily the current date, the MON-SAT date will change as MON-FRI follows.
  • Page 39: Programming Information

    To stop the timer recording in progress 1) Press [STOP C] on the remote control. Confirmation message will appear. 2) Select “Yes”, then press [ENTER]. • To stop the timer recording immediately, press [C STOP] on the unit. Checking, canceling, or correcting the timer programming information 1) Press [I/y y ON/STANDBY].
  • Page 40: Hints For Timer Recording

    Hints for Timer Recording • If there is a power failure or this unit has been unplugged for more than 30 seconds, the clock setting and all timer programming will be lost. • If a disc is not inserted or if a inserted disc is not recordable (finalized DVD-RW/-R, finalized DVD+RW, a fully recorded disc, etc.), on the front panel display...
  • Page 41: Satellite Link

    You can set the unit to start recording whenever it detects the video signal from the external tuner. Preparing for the satellite link timer recording: Preparation on the tuner • The external tuner should be equipped with some kind of timer function. Using timer function of the tuner, set it to output audio/video signals when it comes to the time you want to start recording, and stop output audio/ video signals when it comes to the time you want to...
  • Page 42 Note • If the signal of external input breaks up over 5 seconds, satellite link function will be canceled. • You cannot set the start or the end time for the satellite link timer recording on this unit. • Recording picture will be distorted if the copy protection signal is being detected during satellite link timer recording.
  • Page 43: Settings For An External Device

    SETTINGS FOR AN EXTERNAL DEVICE Connection to an External Device Connect the external device properly to the unit by using input jacks either L2 (Front) or L1 (Rear). When connecting an external device of monaural output to this unit, use AUDIO L jack of L2 (Front). Use S-video or the RCA audio/video cables for this connection.
  • Page 44: Recording From An External Device

    SETTINGS FOR AN EXTERNAL DEVICE Recording from an External Device Before recording from an external device, refer to the instructions for the connection on page 44. OPEN/ OPEN/ INPUT INPUT CLOSE CLOSE SELECT SELECT HDMI .@/: PQRS WXYZ SPACE SETUP DISPLAY TOP MENU ENTER...
  • Page 45: Dv Dubbing

    Guide to DV and On-Screen Display This function helps you to easily dub the contents of the DVC (digital video camcorder) to this unit. You can control basic operations of the DVC from the remote control of this unit such as playback, fast forward or reverse and stop all operations if the DVC is in video mode.
  • Page 46: Dvc To Dvd Dubbing

    DVC to DVD Dubbing Before recording from DVC, see page 44 for connection instructions. OPEN/ INPUT INPUT CLOSE SELECT HDMI SELECT .@/: PQRS WXYZ SPACE SETUP DISPLAY DISPLAY TOP MENU ENTER ENTER CLEAR SKIP PAUSE PLAY PLAY TIME SLIP 1.3x / 0.8x PLAY REPEAT REC MODE REC MODE...
  • Page 47 Note for DV dubbing • If you press [PAUSE F] at step 5, the tape will rewind to the point a few seconds preceding the paused point. • The unit does not send out the output signal to DVC. • For the proper operation, connect DVC to the unit directly. Do not connect this unit and DVC via any other unit. •...
  • Page 48: Information On Playback

    INFORMATION ON PLAYBACK Structure of Disc Contents The contents of DVD are generally divided into titles, and the titles are subdivided into chapters. Audio CDs are divided into tracks. Data disc contains MP3/JPEG are divided into folders, and the folders are subdivided into files. Title 1 Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 1 Chapter 2...
  • Page 49: Basic Playback

    BASIC PLAYBACK Direct Playback OPEN/ OPEN/ INPUT CLOSE CLOSE SELECT HDMI .@/: PQRS WXYZ SPACE SETUP DISPLAY TOP MENU ENTER CLEAR SKIP PAUSE PLAY PLAY TIME SLIP 1.3x / 0.8x PLAY REPEAT REC MODE SE-R0265 Note • Some discs may start playback automatically. E7PCBUD_DKR40KU_EN.indd 50 E7PCBUD_DKR40KU_EN.indd 50 Press [I/y y ON/STANDBY].
  • Page 50: Playback From The Title List

    Playback from the Title List OPEN/ OPEN/ INPUT HDMI CLOSE CLOSE SELECT .@/: PQRS WXYZ SPACE SETUP DISPLAY TOP MENU TOP MENU ENTER ENTER CLEAR SKIP PAUSE PLAY TIME SLIP 1.3x / 0.8x PLAY REPEAT REC MODE SE-R0265 Press [I/y y ON/STANDBY]. Turn on the TV and be sure to select the input to which the unit is connected.
  • Page 51: Mp3/Jpeg Files

    Use of CD-RW for MP3 files is not recommended. You must obtain any required permission from copyright owners to download or use copyrighted content. Toshiba cannot and does not grant such permission. 1/ 2 : 44.1 kHz or 48 kHz.
  • Page 52: Using The Title/Disc Menu

    Using the Title/Disc Menu DVD may contain a title list, which describes the contents of the disc, or a disc menu, which guides you through the available functions in the disc. 1) Press [TOP MENU] or [MENU/LIST] to call up the title list or disc menu.
  • Page 53: Special Playback

    SPECIAL PLAYBACK Resume Playback You can play back from where you stopped playing back the disc last. 1) During playback, press [STOP C]. The resume message will appear. Resume ON 2) Press [PLAY B]. In a few seconds, playback will resume from the point at which it stopped last.
  • Page 54: Rapid Playback

    Rapid Playback Rapid playback function is available only during playback. This function is available only on discs recorded in the Dolby Digital format, and plays back in a slightly faster/ slower speed while keeping the sound output. 1) During playback, press [1.3X / 0.8X PLAY]. B x0.8 : Press [1.3X / 0.8X PLAY] once during playback.
  • Page 55: Zoom

    Zoom 1) During playback, press [DISPLAY] or [ZOOM]. • If you press [ZOOM], skip to step 3. 2) Use [{ / B] to select to display the selection menu. e.g.) DVD-video 1/ 5 1/ 5 0:01:00 / 1:23:45 3) Use [K / L] to select a desired zoom factor to zoom, then press [ENTER].
  • Page 56: Chasing Playback During Recording

    Chasing Playback during Recording You can play back the already recorded part of the currently recording program without waiting for the recording to the end. This function works from 1 minute after the start of the recording. 1) During recording, press [PLAY B]. Playback will start from the beginning of the program that you are currently recording.
  • Page 57: Simultaneous Playback And Recording

    Simultaneous Playback and Recording You can also play back a recorded title during current recording or the timer recording on the same disc. 1) During recording, press [DISPLAY]. Screen for the current recording: 1:23:45 2) Select icon using [{ / B], then press [ENTER]. The title number next to will be highlighted.
  • Page 58: Search

    Title/Chapter Search Using [SKIP ] / [SKIP 1) During playback, press [SKIP i ] to skip the current title or chapter and move to the next. The title or chapter will move forward by one at a time. • If there is no chapter in one title, the current title will be skipped.
  • Page 59: Time Search

    Time Search 1) During playback, press [DISPLAY] to bring up the display menu. If the display menu is already shown, skip to step 2. 2) Use [{ / B] to select , then press [ENTER]. e.g.) DVD-video 1/ 5 1/ 5 0:01:00 / 1:23:45 e.g.) audio CD 1/ 5...
  • Page 60: Slide Show

    REPEAT/RANDOM/PROGRAM PLAYBACK/SLIDE SHOW Repeat Playback Available repeat function may vary depending the discs. 1) During playback, press [DISPLAY] or [REPEAT] to bring up the display menu. If the display menu is already shown, skip to step 2. • If you press [REPEAT], skip to step 3. 2) Use [{ / B] to select to display the selection menu.
  • Page 61: Program Playback

    REPEAT/RANDOM/PROGRAM PLAYBACK/SLIDE SHOW Program Playback You can program the disc to play back in your desired order. 1) Press [SETUP] in stop mode. 2) Use [K / L] to select “DISC Playback Mode”, then press [ENTER]. “DISC Playback Mode” menu will appear. 3) Use [K / L] to select “Program Play”, then press [ENTER].
  • Page 62: Selecting The Format Of Audio And Video

    SELECTING THE FORMAT OF AUDIO AND VIDEO You can select the format of audio and video as you prefer depending on the contents of the disc you are playing back. Switching Subtitles DVD-video may have subtitles in one or more languages. Available subtitle languages can be found on the disc case.
  • Page 63: Switching Virtual Surround System

    SELECTING THE FORMAT OF AUDIO AND VIDEO Switching Virtual Surround System You can enjoy stereophonic virtual space through your existing 2 channel stereo system. 1) During playback, press [DISPLAY] to bring up the display menu. If the display menu is already shown, skip to step 2. 2) Use [{ / B] to select to display the selection menu.
  • Page 64: Adjusting Black Level

    SELECTING THE FORMAT OF AUDIO AND VIDEO Adjusting Black Level You can adjust the black level to control the brightness of the picture in order to get a better picture. 1) During playback, press [DISPLAY]. 2) Use [{ / B] to select to display the selection menu.
  • Page 65: Information On Disc Editing

    INFORMATION ON DISC EDITING Guide to a Title List Title list allows you to check the titles recorded on the disc easily. You can choose a title to play back from this list and easily edit the titles as you prefer. Press [TOP MENU].
  • Page 66: Deleting Titles

    DELETING TITLES After the disc is fully recorded: DVD-RW/DVD+RW • When a title is deleted from DVD-RW in VR mode, the recordable disc space will be increased. The Full-Recorded disc Delete! You can record a new title. Once all editings are made, press [RETURN] several times to exit the editing mode. “Writing to Disc” appears momentarily.
  • Page 67 You can delete titles which you do not need anymore. Please be advised that the titles once deleted cannot be brought back to the disc. Be sure to read “Notes for deleting titles” on page 67 before you delete the title. OPEN/ INPUT CLOSE...
  • Page 68: Creating/Deleting Playlist

    CREATING/DELETING PLAYLIST Adding Titles to a Playlist Playlist For VR mode DVD-RW, you can create the playlist as you wish. You can add up to 99 titles to a playlist (as long as the total number of the playlist does not exceed 999 chapters).
  • Page 69: Erasing All Playlist

    CREATING/DELETING PLAYLIST Erasing All Playlist Playlist A playlist can be deleted if it is no longer needed. OPEN/ INPUT CLOSE SELECT HDMI .@/: PQRS WXYZ SPACE SETUP SETUP DISPLAY TOP MENU ENTER ENTER CLEAR SKIP PAUSE PLAY TIME SLIP 1.3x / 0.8x PLAY REPEAT REC MODE SE-R0265...
  • Page 70: Editing Discs

    Putting Names on Titles You can put a name on the title and change it from this menu. OPEN/ INPUT CLOSE SELECT HDMI .@/: PQRS WXYZ SPACE SETUP DISPLAY TOP MENU TOP MENU ENTER ENTER CLEAR SKIP PAUSE PLAY In stop mode, press [TOP MENU]. Title list, original or playlist will appear.
  • Page 71 Putting Names on Titles (cont’d) OPEN/ INPUT CLOSE SELECT HDMI .@/: .@/: PQRS PQRS WXYZ WXYZ SPACE SPACE SETUP DISPLAY TOP MENU ENTER ENTER CLEAR CLEAR SKIP PAUSE PLAY TIME SLIP 1.3x / 0.8x PLAY REPEAT REC MODE SE-R0265 E7PCBUD_DKR40KU_EN.indd 72 E7PCBUD_DKR40KU_EN.indd 72 EDITING DISCS Guide to Edit Title Name...
  • Page 72: Setting Chapter Marks

    Setting Chapter Marks You can put chapter marks in each title. Once a chapter is marked, you can use it for the chapter search feature. OPEN/ INPUT CLOSE SELECT HDMI .@/: PQRS WXYZ SPACE SETUP DISPLAY TOP MENU ENTER ENTER CLEAR SKIP SKIP...
  • Page 73: Hiding Chapters

    Hiding Chapters You can hide chapters from the title list. Hidden chapters are skipped during playback. OPEN/ INPUT CLOSE SELECT HDMI .@/: PQRS WXYZ SPACE SETUP DISPLAY TOP MENU TOP MENU ENTER ENTER CLEAR SKIP SKIP PAUSE PLAY TIME SLIP 1.3x / 0.8x PLAY REPEAT REC MODE...
  • Page 74: Deleting A Part Of A Title

    Deleting a Part of a Title You can delete a specific part of a title. Even when parts of title are deleted from the playlist, the original title will remain as it is. OPEN/ INPUT CLOSE SELECT HDMI .@/: PQRS WXYZ SPACE SETUP...
  • Page 75 Deleting a Part of a Title (cont’d) Use [SKIP H / G], [REV E], [FWD D], [PLAY B] and [PAUSE F] to find the start point, then press [ENTER]. Edit - Scene Delete Start Preview Delete JAN/ 1/09 1:00AM L1 LP 1 : 25 : 47 Then use [SKIP H / G], [REV E], [FWD D], [PLAY B] and...
  • Page 76: Dividing A Title

    Dividing a Title Playlist You can divide one title into two new titles. OPEN/ INPUT CLOSE SELECT HDMI .@/: PQRS WXYZ SPACE SETUP DISPLAY TOP MENU TOP MENU ENTER ENTER CLEAR SKIP SKIP PAUSE PAUSE PLAY PLAY TIME SLIP 1.3x / 0.8x PLAY REPEAT REC MODE In stop mode, press [TOP MENU].
  • Page 77: Combining Titles

    Combining Titles Playlist You can combine two titles into a single title. OPEN/ INPUT CLOSE SELECT HDMI .@/: PQRS WXYZ SPACE SETUP DISPLAY TOP MENU ENTER ENTER CLEAR SKIP PAUSE PLAY TIME SLIP 1.3x / 0.8x PLAY REPEAT REC MODE SE-R0265 Note •...
  • Page 78: Setting Or Releasing The Title Protection

    Setting or Releasing the Title Protection Original To prevent the accidental editing, or erasing of the titles, you can protect them in “Edit” menu. You can cancel the title protection feature after it is applied. OPEN/ INPUT CLOSE SELECT HDMI .@/: PQRS WXYZ...
  • Page 79: Setting Or Clearing All Chapter Marks At Once

    Setting or Clearing All Chapter Marks at Once For titles in video mode DVD-RW, you can set or edit chapter at every time interval. You can clear the chapter mark too. You can specify the interval of chapter marks for titles last more than 5 minutes.
  • Page 80: List Of The Default Settings

    LIST OF THE DEFAULT SETTINGS The following table is the contents which you can set and the default settings. Refer to the following table for useful operation. Setup Items (highlight is the default) Playback Parental Lock → page 84 Audio Out Dynamic Range Control →...
  • Page 81 LIST OF THE DEFAULT SETTINGS Setup Items (highlight is the default) Display V-Chip Canadian French Rating → page 89 Change Password → page 89 Video Progressive → page 90 TV Aspect → page 90 Select Video L1(Rear) → page 26 L2(Front) Recording Auto Chapter...
  • Page 82: General Setting

    GENERAL SETTING Playback OPEN/ INPUT HDMI CLOSE SELECT .@/: PQRS WXYZ SPACE SETUP SETUP DISPLAY TOP MENU ENTER ENTER CLEAR SKIP PAUSE PLAY TIME SLIP 1.3x / 0.8x PLAY REPEAT REC MODE SE-R0265 E7PCBUD_DKR40KU_EN.indd 83 E7PCBUD_DKR40KU_EN.indd 83 Press [STOP C] if you are playing back a disc. Press [SETUP] and use [K / L] to select “General Setting“, then press [ENTER].
  • Page 83 Playback (cont’d) Parental Lock (Default: OFF) Some DVD-video feature a parental lock level. Playback will stop if the ratings exceed the levels you set, it will require you to enter a password before the disc will playback. This feature prevents your children from viewing inappropriate material.
  • Page 84 Playback (cont’d) Audio Out Choose the appropriate audio setting for your external device. It will only affect a disc playback. Use [K / L] to select a desired item, then press [ENTER]. Audio Out Dynamic Range Control Dolby Digital Dynamic Range Control (Default : ON) Set to “ON”...
  • Page 85 Playback (cont’d) Disc Menu Language (Default : English) Set the language for disc menu. Use [K / L] to select a language, then press [ENTER]. Disc Menu Language English French Spanish Other Your setting will be activated. Audio Language (Default : Original) Set the audio language.
  • Page 86: Display

    Display OPEN/ INPUT CLOSE SELECT HDMI .@/: PQRS WXYZ SPACE SETUP SETUP DISPLAY TOP MENU ENTER ENTER CLEAR SKIP PAUSE PLAY TIME SLIP 1.3x / 0.8x PLAY REPEAT REC MODE SE-R0265 Press [STOP C] if you are playing back a disc. Press [SETUP] and use [K / L] to select “General Setting”, then press [ENTER].
  • Page 87 Display (cont’d) V-Chip With the V-chip system in this unit, you can set the viewing limitation for the analog TV programs received from the external tuner or recorded on DVDs to prevent your children from watching inappropriate programs. If the unit detects a blocked program, a restriction message appears and you are not allowed to view the program.
  • Page 88 Display (cont’d) [Canadian French Rating] Rating Category 18ans+ Adult audience only 16ans+ Unsuitable for ages under 16 13ans+ Unsuitable for ages under 13 8ans+ Unsuitable for ages under 8 General audience Exempt program As for TV Rating’s TV-MA, TV-14, TV-PG, or TV-Y7, you can further set the sub ratings to block specific elements of programming.
  • Page 89: Video

    Video OPEN/ INPUT CLOSE SELECT HDMI .@/: PQRS WXYZ SPACE SETUP SETUP DISPLAY TOP MENU ENTER ENTER CLEAR SKIP PAUSE PLAY TIME SLIP 1.3x / 0.8x PLAY REPEAT REC MODE Press [STOP C] if you are playing back a disc. Press [SETUP] and use [K / L] to select “General Setting”, then press [ENTER].
  • Page 90: Hdmi

    HDMI OPEN/ INPUT CLOSE SELECT HDMI .@/: PQRS WXYZ SPACE SETUP SETUP DISPLAY TOP MENU ENTER ENTER CLEAR SKIP PAUSE PLAY TIME SLIP 1.3x / 0.8x PLAY REPEAT REC MODE SE-R0265 E7PCBUD_DKR40KU_EN.indd 91 E7PCBUD_DKR40KU_EN.indd 91 GENERAL SETTING Press [SETUP] in stop mode and use [K / L] to select “General Setting”, then press [ENTER].
  • Page 91 HDMI (cont’d) HDMI Audio (Default : ON) If you do not want to output the audio through HDMI (when you digitally output the audio through the COAXIAL DIGITAL AUDIO OUT jack to your audio system, etc.), you can set the HDMI audio output off. Use [K / L] to select a setting, then press [ENTER].
  • Page 92: Reset All

    Reset All Reset the setting to default. OPEN/ INPUT HDMI CLOSE SELECT .@/: PQRS WXYZ SPACE SETUP SETUP DISPLAY TOP MENU ENTER ENTER CLEAR SKIP PAUSE PLAY TIME SLIP 1.3x / 0.8x PLAY REPEAT REC MODE SE-R0265 Note • The settings listed below will remain unchanged even after resetting to the factory default.
  • Page 93: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING Before requesting service for this unit, check the table below for a possible cause of the problem you are experiencing. Some simple checks or a minor adjustment on your part may eliminate the problem and restore proper operation. Symptom Power The power does not turn on.
  • Page 94 Symptom Playback The disc does not play back. Playback image freezes for a second. The disc does not start playback from the beginning. The unit starts playing back the disc automatically. Some functions such as stop, search, or slow-motion playback cannot be performed.
  • Page 95 Symptom DV signal cannot be input. The DVC cannot be operated with this unit. Certain functions of the unit cannot operate. DV audio signal cannot be switched. HDMI No image from HDMI connection. There is no sound or the sound is distorted.
  • Page 96: Frequently Asked Questions

    Error message Disc Error — Please eject the disc. — Playback feature may not be available on this disc. Region Error — Please eject the disc. — Playback is not authorized in your region. Parental Lock On The current selected parental level prohibits playback.
  • Page 97: Language Code

    LANGUAGE CODE Language Code Abkhazian 4748 Afar 4747 Afrikaans 4752 Albanian 6563 Amharic 4759 Arabic 4764 Armenian 5471 Assamese 4765 Aymara 4771 Azerbaijani 4772 Bashkir 4847 Basque 5167 Bengali;Bangla 4860 Bhutani 5072 Bihari 4854 Bislama 4855 Breton 4864 Bulgarian 4853 Burmese 5971 Byelorussian...
  • Page 98: Glossary

    Analog Audio An electrical signal that directly represents sound. Compare this to digital audio which can be an electrical signal, but is an indirect representation of sound. See also “Digital Audio”. Aspect Ratio The width of a TV screen relative to its height. Conventional TVs are 4:3 (in other words, the TV screen is almost square);...
  • Page 99: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS • This model complies with the below specifications. • Designs and specifications are subject to change without notice. • This model may not be compatible with features and/or specifications that may be added in the future. General Power requirements Power consumption Weight Dimensions (width x height x depth)
  • Page 100: Limited Warranty

    Digital Audio Video (“DAV”) Product - Exchange Warranty Toshiba America Consumer Products, L.L.C. (“TACP”) makes the following limited warranties to original consumers in the United States. THESE LIMITED WARRANTIES EXTEND TO THE ORIGINAL CONSUMER PURCHASER OR ANY PERSON RECEIVING THIS DAV PRODUCT AS A GIFT FROM THE ORIGINAL CONSUMER PURCHASER AND TO NO OTHER PURCHASER OR TRANSFEREE.
  • Page 101 102 EN 102 EN E7PCBUD_DKR40KU_EN.indd 102 E7PCBUD_DKR40KU_EN.indd 102 LIMITED WARRANTY 2/5/2009 10:33:24 AM 2/5/2009 10:33:24 AM...
  • Page 102 E7PCBUD_DKR40KU_EN.indd 103 E7PCBUD_DKR40KU_EN.indd 103 LIMITED WARRANTY EN 103 2/5/2009 10:33:27 AM 2/5/2009 10:33:27 AM...

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