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H9451UD(EN).qx33
03.1.22 7:22 PM
DVD/VCR Combo (DVD PLAYER with VIDEO
CASSETTE RECORDER)
INSTRUCTION MANUAL
MODEL
DV-PF73U
Page 1
Recordable
ReWritable
OPEN/CLOSE
STOP
PLAY
INSTRUCCIONES EN ESPAÑOL INCLUIDAS.
Instruction manual
To obtain the best performance and ensure years of trouble-
free use, please read this instruction manual completely.
DVD OUTPUT VCR
REC/IRT
REW
F.FWD
TIMER
REC
VIDEO IN
L (mono) AUDIO IN R
POWER/STANDBY
CHANNEL
LINE 2
STOP/EJECT
PLAY

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  • Page 1 H9451UD(EN).qx33 03.1.22 7:22 PM DVD/VCR Combo (DVD PLAYER with VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDER) INSTRUCTION MANUAL MODEL DV-PF73U STOP PLAY Page 1 Recordable ReWritable OPEN/CLOSE DVD OUTPUT VCR TIMER INSTRUCCIONES EN ESPAÑOL INCLUIDAS. Instruction manual To obtain the best performance and ensure years of trouble- free use, please read this instruction manual completely.
  • Page 2: Laser Safety

    H9451UD(EN).qx33 03.1.22 7:22 PM WARNING : TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE. CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN CAUTION : TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK).
  • Page 3: Important Safeguards

    H9451UD(EN).qx33 03.1.22 7:22 PM IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS 1. Read Instructions - All the safety and operating instructions should be read before the appliance is operated. 2. Retain Instructions- The safety and operating instructions should be retained for future reference. 3. Heed Warnings - All warnings on the appliance and in the operating instructions should be adhered to.
  • Page 4: About Copyright

    H9451UD(EN).qx33 03.1.22 7:22 PM A NOTE ABOUT RECYCLING This product’s packaging materials are recyclable and can be reused. Please dispose of all materials in accordance with your local recycling regulations. Batteries should never be thrown away or incinerated but disposed of in accordance with your local regulations concerning chemical wastes.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    H9451UD(EN).qx33 03.1.22 7:22 PM s LASER SAFETY ........2 s IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS .
  • Page 6: Features

    H9451UD(EN).qx33 03.1.22 7:22 PM Mode ¡Progressive Scan system ¡Dolby Digital sound This DVD/VCR can handle Dolby Digital surround sound with 5.1 channels when connected to a Dolby Digital decoder. ¡Still/fast/slow/step playback ¡Random playback for audio CD and MP3 ¡Program playback for audio CD and MP3 ¡DVD menus in a desired language ¡Screen saver/Auto power-off functions The screen saver program starts when there is no input from...
  • Page 7: Precautions

    H9451UD(EN).qx33 03.1.22 7:22 PM INSTALLATION LOCATION For safety and optimum performance of your DVD/VCR: • Install the DVD/VCR in a horizontal and stable position. Do not place anything directly on top of the DVD/VCR. Do not place the DVD/VCR directly on top of the TV. •...
  • Page 8: Operating Controls And Functions

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  • Page 9 H9451UD(EN).qx33 03.1.22 7:22 PM 28. CLEAR/C.RESET Button DVD mode [page 25] Press to reset the setting. VCR mode [page 18] Press to reset the counter. Press to exit from the MENU screen. 29. ANGLE Button [page 29] Press to change the camera angle to see the sequence being played back from a different angle.
  • Page 10 57. Number Buttons DVD mode [page 25] Press to directly select a Track (Audio CD) for playback. VCR mode [page 17] Press to select TV channels on the VCR. To select channels, enter channel numbers as a two-digit number for the quickest results. For example, to select channel 6, press 0 then 6.
  • Page 11: Tour Of The Remote Control

    H9451UD(EN).qx33 03.1.22 7:22 PM Tour of the Remote Control ENTER/Arrow Button (UP/DOWN or LEFT/RIGHT • Moves the cursor and Button) determines its position. ENTER SETUP Button • Brings up the DVD player's SETUP Setup menu. SKIP Buttons • To skip Chapters. SKIP CH Buttons •...
  • Page 12: Display

    H9451UD(EN).qx33 03.1.22 7:22 PM DISPLAY Stays on when the Stays on when repeat A-B repeat function track function is on. is on. Stays on when Stays on when the repeat chapter repeat function is on. function is on. Stays on when repeat title function is on.
  • Page 13: Hookups

    H9451UD(EN).qx33 03.1.22 7:22 PM REAR VIEW 1. ANT-IN (Antenna In) Jack Connect your antenna, Cable Box, or Direct Broadcast System. 2. DVD/VCR AUDIO OUT Jacks Connect the supplied audio cables here and to the Audio In jacks of a television or other audio equipment. 3.
  • Page 14: Connection To An Audio System

    H9451UD(EN).qx33 03.1.22 7:22 PM CONNECTION TO AN AUDIO SYSTEM Method 1 AUDIO Audio Input Jacks DVD/VCR Analog Audio Out S-VIDEO OUT • Method 1 DVD/VCR + Stereo system • Method 2 DVD/VCR + Dolby Digital decoder or DTS decoder Notes If output Dolby Digital audio, connect to a Dolby Digital decoder, and set Dolby Digital to BITSTREAM for ¡...
  • Page 15: Connection To A Tv (For Video)

    H9451UD(EN).qx33 03.1.22 7:22 PM CONNECTION TO A TV (FOR VIDEO) Basic Audio AV Cable DVD/VCR DVD/VCR AUDIO OUT AUDIO IN VIDEO OUT VIDEO IN S-VIDEO OUT COMPONENT AUDIO DIGITAL VIDEO OUT AUDIO OUT COAXIAL Analog Audio out • Method 1 DVD/VCR + TV with Video Input Jack •...
  • Page 16: Remote Control Of The Tv

    For example; If you have a Hitachi television, press the TV POWER and 1 at the same time. If this but- ton combination sends a signal that matches with your TV, the TV will turn on, and you’ll know the...
  • Page 17: Setup

    H9451UD(EN).qx33 03.1.22 7:22 PM AUTOMATIC CHANNEL SET UP You can automatically program the tuner to scan only the channels you receive in your area. Channel memory programming is NOT needed ¡ when you connect the VCR to a cable box or a satel- lite box as in "DVD/VCR TO TV CONNECTION"...
  • Page 18: To Change The On-Screen Language

    H9451UD(EN).qx33 03.1.22 7:22 PM TO ADD/DELETE CHANNELS When scanning, some channels may be skipped due to a weak signal. In such cases, you can add the channels to the VCR memory manually. Press MENU until the main menu appears.(If you have already set the clock, you only have to press it once.
  • Page 19: Playback Function

    H9451UD(EN).qx33 03.1.22 7:22 PM NORMAL PLAYBACK Insert a prerecorded tape. The DVD/VCR will turn on. If the safety tab has been removed, the ¡ VCR will start playback automatically. If a cassette is in DVD/VCR, STOP sym- ¡ bol appears in TV screen when turning on the DVD/VCR(VCR mode).
  • Page 20: Recording Function

    H9451UD(EN).qx33 03.1.22 7:22 PM It may be UNLAWFUL to record copyrighted materi- al without the consent of the copyright owner. Accidental Erasure Prevention To prevent accidental recording on a recorded cassette, remove its record safe- ty tab. To record on it later, cover the hole with cellophane tape.
  • Page 21: Hints For Timer Recording

    H9451UD(EN).qx33 03.1.22 7:22 PM 4) Set the start time First, press K or L for the hour. Then, press B. Next, press K or L for the minute. Then, press B. And then, press K or L for AM or PM. Then, press B. 5) Set the end time Follow the instructions of "Set the start time"...
  • Page 22: Special Features

    H9451UD(EN).qx33 03.1.22 7:22 PM COPYING A VIDEO TAPE You can make copies of video tapes made by friends or relatives for your enjoyment. Warning: Unauthorized recordings of copyrighted video tapes may be an infringement of copyright laws. Connect the recording DVD/VCR (this unit), the play- ing VCR (another source) and your TV using the fol- lowing diagram.
  • Page 23: Auto Rewind

    H9451UD(EN).qx33 03.1.22 7:22 PM AUTO REWIND When a tape reaches the end during recording, play- back, or fast-forward, the tape will automatically rewind to the beginning. After rewinding finishes, the DVD/VCR will eject the tape and switch itself off. The DVD/VCR will not rewind the tape automati- ¡...
  • Page 24: Pause

    H9451UD(EN).qx33 03.1.22 7:22 PM PAUSE During playback, press PAUSE/STEP. ¡ Playback will pause and sound will be muted. To continue playback, press PLAY. DISC MENU Press MENU. ¡ The DVD main menu will appear. If the feature is not available, may appear on the TV screen.
  • Page 25: Zoom

    H9451UD(EN).qx33 03.1.22 7:22 PM ZOOM The Zoom function allows you to enlarge the video image and to pan through the enlarged image. Press ZOOM during playback. ¡ Playback will continue. Press ZOOM repeatedly to select the required zoom factor: x2, x4 or OFF. / s / B Use the Arrow ( zoomed picture across the screen.
  • Page 26: Marker Setup Screen

    H9451UD(EN).qx33 03.1.22 7:22 PM MARKER SETUP SCREEN Use markers to memorise your favourite places on a disc. Press SEARCH MODE four times (CD: three times) during playback. ¡ The display screen and Markers will appear on the TV screen. Press Arrow (s/ B) to select 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, or 10 and ensure that “- : - - : - -”...
  • Page 27: Program

    H9451UD(EN).qx33 03.1.22 7:22 PM Page 27 RANDOM PLAYBACK This shuffles the playing order of tracks instead of playback in the original sequence. In stop mode, press MODE twice. ¡ RANDOM screen appears. TOTAL Press PLAY to start random playback. Note ¡...
  • Page 28: On-Screen Information

    H9451UD(EN).qx33 03.1.22 7:22 PM Notes Folders are known as Groups; files are known as ¡ Tracks. ¡ MP3 files are accompanied by ¡ Maximum of 255 folders can be recognized. Maximum of 256 files can be recognized. ¡ Up to 8 hierarchies can be created. ¡...
  • Page 29: Subtitle Language

    H9451UD(EN).qx33 03.1.22 7:22 PM SUBTITLE LANGUAGE The DVD allows you to select a language for subtitles during DVD disc (if available) playback. Press SUBTITLE during playback. Press SUBTITLE repeatedly to select your desired subtitle language. The subtitle language will be displayed on the dis- ¡...
  • Page 30: Dvd Setup

    H9451UD(EN).qx33 03.1.22 7:22 PM Press to select CUSTOM, then press ENTER. Press Arrow ( ) to select PARENTAL, then press ENTER. Enter your four-digit password then press ENTER. Press Arrow ( ) to select PARENTAL LEVEL, then press ENTER. Press Arrow ( ) to select the desired level.
  • Page 31: Black Level Setting

    H9451UD(EN).qx33 03.1.22 7:22 PM BLACK LEVEL SETTING Adjust the Black Level Settings to make the black parts of the picture as bright as you preferred. Press MODE during playback. Press ENTER to switch ON/OFF. ON: Makes the dark parts brighter. OFF: Shows the original picture as recorded.
  • Page 32: Language Setting

    LANGUAGE SETTING Language options are not available with some discs. Press SETUP in STOP mode. Press B to select CUSTOM, then press ENTER. CUSTOM mode will appear. ¡ Press Arrow (s/ B) to select LANGUAGE, then press ENTER to confirm. Press Arrow ( ) to select the below items, then press ENTER.
  • Page 33: Troubleshooting Guide

    H9451UD(EN).qx33 03.1.22 7:22 PM TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE If the DVD/VCR does not perform properly when operated as instructed in this Owner's Manual, check the DVD/VCR consulting the following checklist. PROBLEM No power. The DVD/VCR does not respond to the remote control. Timer recording is impossible.
  • Page 34: Maintenance

    H9451UD(EN).qx33 03.1.22 7:22 PM SERVICING Should your DVD/VCR become inoperative, do not ¡ try to correct the problem by yourself. There are no user-serviceable parts inside. Turn off, unplug the power cord, and please call our help line at 1-800- 448-2244 to locate an Authorized Service Center.
  • Page 35: Specifications

    H9451UD(EN).qx33 03.1.22 7:22 PM Product type: Discs: Converter output: Power source: Power consumption: Operating temperature: Dimensions: Weight: Designs and specifications are subject to change without notice. ¡ If there is a discrepancy between languages, the default language will be English. ¡...
  • Page 36: Controles Del Funcionamieneto Y Sus Funciones

    H9451UD(EN).qx33 03.1.22 7:22 PM CONTROLES DEL FUNCIONAMIENTO Y SUS FUNCIONES PANEL DELANTERO PANEL REMOTO SEARCH OPEN/CLOSE SURROUND MODE EJECT A-B REPEAT REPEAT MODE ZOOM CLEAR/C. RESET ANGLE SUBTITLE/TIMER AUDIO DISPLAY MENU TOP MENU ENTER RETURN SETUP DISC NAVIGATION VCR/TV SLOW SPEED SKIP STOP...
  • Page 37 H9451UD(EN).qx33 03.1.22 7:22 PM 24. Botón A-B REPEAT Cepite la reproducción de una sección seleccionada. 25. Botón REPEAT Repite la reproducción del disco, título, capítulo o pista actual. 26. Botón MODE Activa el modo de reproducción de progama o reproducción aleatoria cuando se reproducen CDs o MP3. Ajusta el nivel del negro y el Virtual Surround.
  • Page 38 H9451UD(EN).qx33 03.1.22 7:22 PM 50. Botón SPEED Presione para seleccionar la velocidad de grabación de VCR (SP o SLP). 51. Botón VCR Presione para seleccionar el modo VCR para el control remoto. Usted puede cambiar el modo OUTPUT ya sea presionando el OUTPUT en el panel delantero o el DVD o VCR en el control remoto.
  • Page 39: Cambio De Vcr/Dvd

    H9451UD(EN).qx33 03.1.22 7:22 PM Como este producto utiliza videograbadoras y reproductores DVD, es necesario seleccionar el modo de salida correcto. CAMBIO AL MODO VCR Presione el VCR en el control remoto. (Verifique que la luz VCR OUTPUT está encendida.) Notas Presionando sólo el OUTPUT en el panel delantero no cambia el modo del control remoto.
  • Page 40: Conexiones

    H9451UD(EN).qx33 03.1.22 7:22 PM DVD/VCR A CONEXION DE TV 1. Desconecte el cable de alimentación CA de la toma de corriente CA. 2. Desconecte la antena o cable del TV. 3. Conecte la antena o cable a la toma ANT-IN del DVD/VCR.
  • Page 41: Preparacion De Reloj

    PREPARACION DE RELOJ Seleccione el menú principal presionando MENU. Si el reloj no está ajustado, aparece priemero el ¡ menú CLOCK SET. En este caso, siga el paso (3). Seleccione “CLOCK SET” presionando K o L. Luego presione Ajuste el reloj. 1) Ajuste el mes Presione o o p repetidamente.
  • Page 42: Declaration Of Conformity

    03.1.22 7:22 PM Hitachi has made every effort to assure you hours of trouble free operation from your unit . However , should you require service , a network of Hitachi Authorized Service Facilities has been established in all 50 states and Puerto Rico . Each facility will provide you with convenient and expedient assistance .
  • Page 43 H9451UD(EN).qx33 03.1.22 7:22 PM Page 43 WARRANTY NOT FINAL ✄ – 43 – 1L25...
  • Page 44 H9451UD(EN).qx33 03.1.22 7:22 PM Page 44 WARRANTY NOT FINAL ✄ 0VMN03465 Printed in China H9451UD 55555 TJ16681 Hitachi, Ltd. 2003...