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DVD RECORDER
WITH HARD DISC
MODEL
DV-HR300U
OPERATION MANUAL
IMPORTANT /
IMPORTANTE
EZ SET UP
(AUTO CHANNEL /CLOCK SET UP)
EZ SET UP
(PROGRAMACIÓN AUTOMÁTICA DE CANAL/PUESTA EN HORA DEL RELOJ)
1
Connect Antenna/Cable
to Recorder first.
En primer lugar conecte
la antena/el cable a el
producto.
• Please read this Operation Manual carefully before using your Recorder.
• Instrucciones importantes de seguridad y guía de operación rápida en español
➝Página 119
The region number
1
for this recorder is 1
2
Then, plug into AC Power
Outlet.
A continuación,
enchúfelos al
tomacorriente de CA.
3
Do not press the POWER
button until completion of
EZ Set Up.
No pulse el botón de
ALIMENTACIÓN
(POWER) hasta haber
terminado la EZ SET UP.
4
EZ SET UP complete.
EZ SET UP completo.
Detail: Please see page 26.
Detalle: véase la página 122.

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  • Page 1 DVD RECORDER WITH HARD DISC MODEL DV-HR300U OPERATION MANUAL The region number • for this recorder is 1 IMPORTANT / IMPORTANTE EZ SET UP (AUTO CHANNEL /CLOCK SET UP) EZ SET UP (PROGRAMACIÓN AUTOMÁTICA DE CANAL/PUESTA EN HORA DEL RELOJ)
  • Page 2 Code that provides guidelines for proper grounding and, in particular, specifies that the cable ground shall be connected to the grounding system of the building, as close to the point of cable entry as practical. ® As an Partner, SHARP has determined that this product meets the NERGY energy efficiency. NERGY is a U.S.
  • Page 3: Important Safeguards

    IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS CAUTION : Please read all of these instructions before you operate this product and save these instruc- tions for later use. Electrical energy can perform many useful functions. This product has been engineered and manufactured to assure your personal safety. BUT IMPROPER USE CAN RESULT IN POTENTIAL ELECTRICAL SHOCK OR FIRE HAZARDS.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS ... Features ... Accessories ... Precautions about Using This Product ... About Hard Disc (HDD) ... 10 Recording Format ... Unrecordable Material ... Hard Disc Operation (Recording/Playback/Time Shift Recording) ... Initialization ... CPRM (control) Information ... About DVD ... 11 Types of Discs that Can Be Used with This Recorder ...
  • Page 5 HDD Playback ... 64 Playback ... Playback from REC LIST ... Playback by Selecting Title Number (Direct Playback) .. Viewing Favorite Programs ... Other Types of Playback ... DVD/CD Playback ... 69 Loading Disc ... DVD-R/RW Playback ... DVD Video Playback ... Audio CD/Video CD Playback ...
  • Page 6: Features

    Features A new timer recording system: “Easy Recording Guide” • The Recorder is equipped with a high-capacity hard disc, so you’ll have more chances than ever before for timer recording, and the new timer recording system makes this even easier. A schedule grid of times and channels is displayed on the screen, and by simply designating cells in the grid with the remote control, timer programming becomes as...
  • Page 7: Accessories

    Comprehensive editing functions (Only titles recorded on the hard disc or in VR mode on DVD-RW can be edited.) 1Play list edit This lets you gather only the needed parts (i.e. a “Play List”) from a recorded original video (title). You can rearrange scenes and combine them with other scenes, or rearrange titles.
  • Page 8: Precautions About Using This Product

    • Do not remove the Recorder cabinets. Touching parts inside the cabinet could result in electric shock and/or damage to the Recorder. For service and adjustment inside the cabinet, please contact the nearest Sharp Authorized Service Center. Do not cover the fan or ventila- tion holes on the back of the Re- corder.
  • Page 9 Notes about this operation manual • In this operation manual, the terms “the Recorder”, “this Recorder” or “your Recorder” refer to the “DV-HR300U DVD Recorder with Hard Disc”. • The screen displays and Recorder illustrations given in this operation manual are for explanatory purposes, and may differ somewhat from the actual screen and Re- corder.
  • Page 10: About Hard Disc (hdd)

    In the unlikely event that there is some problem like loss of recorded video or audio content due to a HDD malfunction, please be aware beforehand that Sharp will bear no responsibility to compensate for the content which could not be recorded or edited, for the loss of recorded or edited video, or for other related direct or indirect damages.
  • Page 11: About Dvd

    About DVD Types of Discs that Can Be Used with This Recorder • The following discs can be played back and recorded with this Recorder. Do not use an 8 cm (3") adapter (for CDs). • Since this Recorder is compatible with the NTSC format, use discs that contain the letters “NTSC”...
  • Page 12: Types Of Discs For Recording

    About DVD About MP3 file format MP3 files are audio data compressed in MPEG1 Audio layer 3 file format. “MP3 files” have “.mp3” as extensions. (Some files that have “.mp3” extensions or files that have not been recorded in MP3 format will produce noise or cannot be played.) Æ...
  • Page 13: Recording Formats

    DVD players with this indication have the function of being able to play back DVD-RW discs recorded in the VR mode with a DVD recorder. When using a DVD-RW Ver. 1.1 disc (CPRM compatible). Recorded programs cannot be played back with other DVD players (including DVD-RW players) or DVD recorders not compatible with CPRM.
  • Page 14: Using The Proper Disc

    About DVD Using the Proper Disc Select the disc and recording format to be used according to the objective of the recording. Select the disc and recording format by referring to the table below. Objective Disc Used • When you want to play Recordable back a recorded disc with DVD-R disc...
  • Page 15: Initialization And Finalization

    • Using the discs in above situation again with this Recorder. • Operating discs recorded or edited by a DVD recorder or PC’s DVD drive made by other manufacturers than the one for this Recorder. About the Contents of the Disc Title, Chapter and Track •...
  • Page 16: Icons Used On Dvd Video Disc Case

    About the Contents of the Disc Icons Used on DVD Video Disc Case When you buy a DVD Video disc, the back of the disc case usually contains various information about the contents of the disc. 1. English 2. Chinese 16:9 z Audio tracks and audio formats DVD discs can contain up to 8 separate tracks with a...
  • Page 17: Important Information

    Using the recorder with dew formation may cause malfunction. Copyright • It is the intent of Sharp that this product be used in full compliance with the copyright laws of the United States and that prior permission be obtained from copyright owners whenever necessary.
  • Page 18: Major Components

    Major Components Main Unit (Front) To open the front door, lay your finger on this part and pull toward you. POWER (p. 26) STANDBY indicator (p. 26) TIMER indicator (p. 44) CHANNEL "/' PLAY/REC indicators (for HDD) (pp. 39, 64) PLAY/REC indicators (for DVD) (pp.
  • Page 19: Remote Control Unit

    Remote Control Unit NOTE • Buttons marked with “*” are made of luminous rubber for easy visibility even in the dark. (The degree of brightness will decrease as time passes.) Major Components POWER (p. 26) OPEN/CLOSE (p. 40) Number buttons (pp. 21, 45) CH DISPLAY (p.
  • Page 20: Loading The Batteries

    Major Components Loading the Batteries While pressing Y down, slide the battery cover in the direction of the arrow. NOTE • Do not subject the remote control unit to shock, water or excessive humidity. • The remote control unit may not function if the Recorder’s remote sensor is in direct sunlight or any other strong light. •...
  • Page 21: Operating A Tv Using The Remote Control (universal Remote Control)

    • Two types of remote control codes operate this Recorder: RC-1 and RC-2. If you operate this Recorder by remote control along with another SHARP DVD recorder or DVD player placed next to it simulta- neously, switching the remote control code...
  • Page 22: Basic Connection

    Basic Connection Easy Connection The following connection is the basic connection to watch or record TV programs. To use a cable box or satellite receiver, see “CATV or Satellite Receiver Connec- tions” on pages 24 and 25. Important! •Be sure to turn off and unplug from the AC outlet this Recorder and all equipment before connecting the cables.
  • Page 23: Using Other Types Of Video Output

    Using Other Types of Video Output In order to view clearer DVD images, it is recommended that you use a commer- cially available S-video or component video cable when connecting your TV to the video output. The Recorder The Recorder To S-video input jack S-video cable...
  • Page 24: Catv Or Satellite Receiver Connections

    CATV or Satellite Receiver Connections Connecting to a Cable Box or Satellite Receiver (1) The following connection is the connection to a cable box or satellite receiver when receiving only a few scrambled channels. When many or all the channels are scrambled, see the connection on page 25.
  • Page 25: Connecting To A Cable Box Or Satellite Receiver (2)

    Connecting to a Cable Box or Satellite Receiver (2) The following connection is the connection to a cable box or satellite receiver when many or all the channels received are scrambled. Using this connection, you can: •Record any CATV signals by selecting them on the cable box or satellite receiver.
  • Page 26: Ez Set Up

    EZ Set Up Important! (Caution during EZ Set Up): • Do not press POWER on the Recorder or remote control. The EZ Set Up function automatically sets the tuner channels and clock when the antenna cable is connected to the rear of the Recorder and the power plug is then connected to an AC outlet.
  • Page 27: Connection Guide

    Connection Guide Before using the Recorder, use the Connection Guide function for easy initial settings regarding TV connection, on-screen language, etc. Preparation •Turn on the power of TV. •Switch TV input to the AV input used to connect to the Recorder. Press and hold CONNECTION GUIDE for more than 2 seconds.
  • Page 28: Advanced Setting

    Connection Guide Advanced Setting Press ' / " to select “PRO- GRESSIVE OUT”, then press SET/ENTER. CONNECTION GUIDE IMAGE/SOUND SET LIST/ADV SET TV MODE PROGRESSIVE OUT DD OUTPUT LEVEL DIGITAL AUDIO OUT •The “SETS PROGRESSIVE SCAN Press \ / | to select “PROGRES- SIVE SCAN ON”...
  • Page 29: About Start Menu

    About START MENU About START MENU With this Recorder, you can call up functions like Playback, Edit and Other Settings from the START MENU. For details on operation procedures, see the page explaining each option. START MENU [ REC LIST ] DISPLAYS LIST OF RECORDED TITLES FOR PLAYBACK 1 REC LIST Playing back with REC LIST…...
  • Page 30: Clock Setting

    Clock Setting Auto Clock Setting (If you know a channel that carries EDS signals) Important! When using a cable box: • See “CATV or Satellite Receiver Connec- tions” on pages 24 and 25. • Leave power on the cable box turned on and select a channel that carries EDS signals.
  • Page 31: Manual Clock Setting

    Manual Clock Setting Press START MENU to display the START MENU screen. Press ' / " / \ / | to select “OTHER SETTINGS”, then press SET/ENTER. Press \ / | to select “ADJUST- MENT”. Press ' / " to select “CLOCK SETTING”, then press SET/ ENTER.
  • Page 32: Channel Setting

    Channel Setting Channel Setting This Recorder can receive a maximum of 181 channels as shown below by presetting the channels into memory. (VHF: 2 to 13, UHF: 14 to 69, CATV: 1 to 125) Press START MENU to display the START MENU screen. Press ' / "...
  • Page 33: Display Information

    Display Information Content of TV Screen Display When the power is turned on or the channel is switched. Display automatically disappears in 3 seconds. 1 Channel currently selected 2 Audio type Stereo: STEREO 3 Audio selected by AUDIO button 4 SAP signal reception 5 SAP mode display Monitor Output when Receiving a Stereo or SAP...
  • Page 34: Checking Remaining Time Of Dvd And Number Of Titles

    Display Information Checking Remaining Time of DVD and Number of Titles When DVD button on the front of the Recorder is lit (DVD mode) Press ON SCREEN (under the cover) or DVD. • The DVD information screen is 1 Disc type, recording format, original title playback/Play List playback indicators 2 Mode display •...
  • Page 35: Preparation To Operate This Recorder

    Preparation to Operate This Recorder DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-R DVD VIDEO VR MODE VIDEO MODE Turn on the power of TV. Switch TV input to the AV input used to connect to the Recorder. Press to turn the Recorder on. • TV broadcast will be displayed. VIDEO CD AUDIO CD CD-R...
  • Page 36: Time Shift Viewing/chasing Playback

    Time Shift Viewing/Chasing Playback With this Recorder, you can enjoy Time Shift Viewing and Chasing Playback—distinctive features of a HDD. 1 Time Shift Viewing While you are watching a program, the phone rings... At times like this, you can pause the program by pressing a button and watch the rest later.
  • Page 37: Time Shift Viewing

    Time Shift Viewing/Chasing Playback Time Shift Viewing Press TIME SHIFT while viewing a program. • Pause screen will be displayed in a few seconds. Pause icon (This will become a square icon during Time Shift Viewing.) • Press ■ STOP/LIVE to return to current (live) broadcast.
  • Page 38: Recording To Hdd

    Recording to HDD This section explains recording on the hard disc (HDD). (For information on recording to DVD, see page 40.) Confirming Remaining Time for Recording To confirm on TV screen • Press ON SCREEN (under the cover). To confirm on front display panel •...
  • Page 39: Direct Recording To Hdd

    Direct Recording to HDD Explained below is the standard procedure for recording the program being viewed onto HDD. • A maximum of 12 hours can be recorded onto HDD in one direct recording session. • A maximum of 199 programs can be recorded (saved) onto HDD.
  • Page 40: Recording To Dvd

    Recording to DVD This section explains recording on the DVD (For information on recording to HDD, see page 38.) Checking Remaining Time and Other Information Press ON SCREEN (under the cover) during DVD playback or recording. • Disc capacity and the number of recorded titles, etc.
  • Page 41 You may not be able to record on disc edited by other recorder. • If a disc edited by other DVD recorder has more than 999 chapter marks, it cannot be edited (or recorded) with this Recorder.
  • Page 42: Setting Recording Mode (hdd/dvd)

    Setting Recording Mode (HDD/DVD) HDD Recording Mode and Recording Time Recording Mode Time (approx.) MN10 MN11 MN12 MN13 MN14 MN15 MN16 DVD-R/RW Recording Mode and Recording Time DVD-RW VR MODE Recording Mode Time (approx.) MN10 MN11 MN12 MN13 MN14 MN15 MN16 MN17 MN18...
  • Page 43: Timer Recording

    Timer Recording Easy Recording Guide DVD-RW VR MODE The operation method is the same for both HDD and DVD. • This lets you set the timer recording schedule for the next 7 days simply by filling in the pertinent blocks in the on- screen time schedule.
  • Page 44 Timer Recording Press ' / " to select the record- ing disc (“HDD” or “DVD”), then press SET/ENTER. • You cannot select “DVD” to record • Press \ \ \ \ \ / | | | | | to select the item you •...
  • Page 45: Timer Recording With Vcr Plus+ System

    Timer Recording with ® VCR Plus+ System DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-R VR MODE VIDEO MODE The operation method is the same for both HDD and DVD. • The VCR Plus+ ® System allows you to program your Recorder for timer recording simply by inputting the PlusCode number.
  • Page 46 Timer Recording Confirm the programs on the list and then press SET/ENTER. • Timer Setting will be completed and NOTE Timer Recording from an External Equipment (e.g. CATV box) using VCR Plus+ System • Press \ \ \ \ \ / | | | | | in step 4 to select “AIR/CATV”, then press ' press \ \ \ \ \ / | | | | | to select “CH”, then press ' "...
  • Page 47: Timer Recording By Specifying Date, Time And Channel

    Timer Recording by Specifying Date, Time and Channel DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-R VR MODE VIDEO MODE The operation method is the same for both HDD and DVD. • You can timer record up to 32 programs scheduled within a year, including Favorite Programs and programs set by Timer Dubbing, VCR Plus+ System, and Easy Recording Guide.
  • Page 48 Timer Recording Press \ / | to select “REC. MODE”, then press SET/ENTER. • When you select “ADVANCED” see Press ' / " to select the recording mode, then press SET/ ENTER. • If there is not enough empty space When “MANUAL SETTING (MN)”...
  • Page 49: Favorite Program Timer Recording

    Favorite Program Timer Recording If you register weekly drama and serial programs to the Recorder, you can automati- cally record to HDD. (Favorite Program Timer Recording) • There are two ways to register the favorite programs. Overwrite Program Timer • This function allows you to additionally record a program every time it is on the air.
  • Page 50 Timer Recording 1 1 1 1 1 Press \ / | to select “REC. 2 2 2 2 2 Press ' / " to select recording TIMER PROGRAM DAILY 9:30 PM ~ 10:00 PM CH 1 • If there is not enough empty space When “MANUAL SETTING (MN)”...
  • Page 51: Timer Program Detail Setting

    Timer Program Detail Setting DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-R VR MODE VIDEO MODE • Select “ADVANCED” during timer program- ming to set the following: Register and Change Program Name (page 51) • You can input capital letters, small letters, numerals, symbols and space up to 64 characters.
  • Page 52 Timer Recording Change title name 1 1 1 1 1 Press Red (B) or Green (C) to • When you want to insert characters, 2 2 2 2 2 Press Blue (A) to erase the Press ' / " / \ / | to select the character to input, then press SET/ENTER.
  • Page 53 Registering as Favorite Program When you set a timer program, select “ADVANCED”, then press SET/ENTER. TIMER PROGRAM SAT 1 SET THE TIMER RECORDING DATE, TIME, CHANNEL AND MEDIA. 12/26 [SUN] – AIR/CATV – – – TIMER PROG INFO – – – HDD TIMER RECORDING MODE: FINE...
  • Page 54: Confirm, Change And Cancel A Timer Program

    Timer Recording Confirm, Change and Cancel a Timer Program The operation method is the same for both HDD and DVD. • You can confirm, change and cancel the content of timer programs set by “EASY REC. GUIDE”, “VCR Plus+”, “TIMER PROGRAM”...
  • Page 55: Automatic Recording Of Satellite Broadcast (av Auto Rec)

    Automatic Recording of Satellite Broadcast (AV AUTO REC) When connected to a satellite receiver, etc. with a timer recording function, this Recorder can be used to automatically record the timer program. (Refer to the operation manual of the satellite receiver, etc. for instructions on how to set the timer program.) Example: Use of AV AUTO REC Function Satellite...
  • Page 56: To Cancel The Av Auto Rec Function

    Automatic Recording of Satellite Broadcast (AV AUTO REC) To Cancel the AV AUTO REC Function Before Recording Press POWER. • The Recorder is turned on and the AV AUTO REC function will be canceled with the “AUTO REC” indicator on the front display panel turned off.
  • Page 57: Dubbing (hdd/dvd)

    (program) to dub or type of disc you use. • When a blank 2X speed compatible disc is initialized with other DVD recorder, dubbing may be done at 1X speed even if high speed dubbing is selected. Example: Approximate time it takes to dub when you dub...
  • Page 58: Dubbing From Hdd To Dvd

    Dubbing (HDD/DVD) Title Name and Chapter Mark Copied during Dubbing • Title name and chapter mark are as follows: Rate Conversion Dubbing HDD↔DVD (VR mode) HDD→DVD (Video mode) DVD (VIDEO mode)→HDD High Speed Dubbing HDD→DVD (VR mode) HDD→DVD (VIDEO mode) ✕...
  • Page 59: Timer Dubbing/dubbing Immediately (hdd↔dvd)

    Timer Dubbing/Dubbing Immediately (HDD↔DVD) High Speed Dubbing (HDD→DVD) DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-R VR MODE VIDEO MODE • You can choose titles and chapters as the unit to dub. When dubbing from HDD to Load a recordable disc onto the disc tray, then press HDD. •...
  • Page 60 Dubbing (HDD/DVD) 1 1 1 1 1 Press ' / " to input start time (hour), then press SET/ENTER. 2 2 2 2 2 Press ' / " to input start time (minute), then press SET/ENTER. DUBBING SELECTED TIME: 0h 10m IF YOU SET TIMER DUBBING, YOU CAN START DUBBING AT A SPECIFIED TIME AUTOMATICALLY.
  • Page 61: Dubbing Titles Recorded As Favorite Program

    Dubbing Titles Recorded as Favorite Program DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-R VR MODE VIDEO MODE You can dub HDD recorded favorite pro- grams to DVD and keep in a safe place. Dubbing SERIAL Program Press FAVORITE PROG. LIST (under the cover). Press Green (C) (SERIAL PRO- GRAM).
  • Page 62: Eliminating Problems (recording, Timer Recording, Dubbing)

    Eliminating problems (Recording, Timer Recording, Dubbing) When You Cannot Record Problem • No disc in the Recorder. • Unrecordable disc is loaded. • Not enough disc capacity. • Recorder cannot identify the disc. • Disc is protected. • Not enough HDD capacity. •...
  • Page 63 Eliminating problems (Recording, Timer Recording, Dubbing) When You Cannot Timer Record Problem • No disc in the Recorder. • Unrecordable disc is loaded. • Not enough disc capacity. • Recorder cannot identify the disc. • Disc is protected. • Not enough HDD capacity. •...
  • Page 64: Hdd Playback

    HDD Playback REC LIST: If you select the program you want to watch from the list of recorded programs (REC LIST) and press SET/ENTER, playback will begin. NOTE • To display the counter during playback, press ON SCREEN (page 33). To playback edited video: •...
  • Page 65: Playback From Rec List

    Playback from REC LIST Press HDD to select HDD mode. • The HDD button on the front of the Recorder lights up. • HDD mode is selected automatically when the power is turned on. Press REC LIST to display REC LIST (THUMBNAIL).
  • Page 66: Playback By Selecting Title Number (direct Playback)

    HDD Playback Playback by Selecting Title Number (Direct Playback) You can start playback from the title you want to see. Press HDD to select HDD mode. • The HDD button on the front of the Press DIRECT while playback stops or during playback. Press ' / "...
  • Page 67: Other Types Of Playback

    Other Types of Playback • This section explains other types of HDD playback operations. Fast Forward/Reverse (Search) Use to fast forward/reverse programs being played. Press FWD or REV during playback. Example: When J J FWD is pressed • The search speed will cycle as follows each time you press the button.
  • Page 68 HDD Playback Switching Audio You can change the audio output channel during HDD playback. Each time AUDIO is pressed, the audio channels change. • The way audio channels change differs depending on the sound recorded on HDD. See the table of SAP on page 99 for details. NOTE •...
  • Page 69: Dvd/cd Playback

    DVD-RW (Video mode), DVD-R or during Simultaneous Recording/Playback. NOTE • If a title was set with another DVD recorder, and it contains characters which cannot be displayed with this Recorder, then “ **** ... ” is displayed (up to 64 characters max.).
  • Page 70: Dvd Video Playback

    DVD players. For that reason, the menu screen is different before and after finalization. • If a title was set with another DVD recorder, and it contains characters which cannot be displayed with this Recorder, then “ **** ... ”...
  • Page 71: Other Types Of Playback

    Other Types of Playback DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-R DVD VIDEO VIDEO CD VR MODE VIDEO MODE AUDIO CD • This section explains other types of DVD playback operations. Fast Forward/Reverse (Search) Fast Forward/Reverse functions when FWD or REV is pressed during playback.
  • Page 72: Switching Subtitles

    DVD/CD Playback Press SET/ENTER when you reach the scene you want to end Repeat Playback. • The end point of the part (B) will be Press normal playback. Function Control You can do things like specify a title or chapter, and adjust settings for video and audio if you press FUNCTION (under the cover) during playback.
  • Page 73: Playback By Selecting With The Menu In The Dvd

    Fast Forward/Reverse • You cannot perform Fast Forward/Fast Reverse over a boundary between titles. At the end or beginning of the title, Fast Forward/Fast Reverse will be canceled and normal playback will be selected automatically. • Audio is not played back during Fast Forward and Fast Reverse.
  • Page 74: Mp3 File Playback

    MP3 File Playback CD-R NOTE • When the DV input is selected, discs cannot be played back if “DV LINK” is set to “ON”. You can enjoy other sounds by switching to other channels. • See page 12 for details about the MP3 file format.
  • Page 75: Settings During Playback

    Settings During Playback Function Control DVD-RW VR MODE This lets you make various settings at once, like subtitle and angle setting, and title selection for Direct Playback. Depending on your preferences, you can adjust video and enjoy audio with a greater sense of presence.
  • Page 76 Then press SET/ENTER. • There is one setting level on the “soft” side and 3 setting levels on the “sharp” side. • If you want to enjoy a more defined picture (with detailed pictures), press | | | | | while “ON” is displayed for Digital Super Picture.
  • Page 77: Simultaneous Recording/playback Function

    Simultaneous Recording/Playback Function DVD-RW VR MODE VIDEO CD Plays back from HDD, DVD or CD while recording a program onto HDD. Viewing the Program Being Recorded from the Beginning while Recording to HDD (Chasing Playback) Press |PLAY during recording. • The program being recorded will play back from the beginning.
  • Page 78: Function Menu

    Function Menu How to Use the FUNCTION MENU Allows you to call up “HI SP DUB PRIORITY” from REC LIST and cancel High Speed Dubbing Priority setting. • The FUNCTION MENU can be called up during HDD playback. Press REC LIST or select REC LIST in START MENU screen.
  • Page 79: Editing (hdd/dvd)

    Editing (HDD/DVD) About Editing Content that can be edited and editing operations vary according to the recording mode. Recordings on HDD, or on DVD-RW in VR mode You can do various types of editing with this Recorder alone. For example it is possible to create a compilation of your favorite videos by gathering your favorite scenes from recorded titles, moving scenes within a specified range, or erasing unnecessary scenes.
  • Page 80: Switching Between Original And Play List (play Lists Can Be Created Only For Hdd Or Vr Mode)

    • If you play back a disc edited at the frame level with another DVD recorder, there may be a shift in the start or end point, or the screen may show a different thumbnail.
  • Page 81: Editing An Original Title (hdd/dvd)

    Editing an Original Title (HDD/DVD) Erasing Unnecessary Scenes from an Original Title (ERASE SCENE) DVD-RW VR MODE Selects a scene from an original video and erase it. • To erase all titles, see page 87. • To erase by title (or chapter), see page 87. NOTE •...
  • Page 82 • Scenes can only be added and erased a maximum of 50 times per title. • If scenes have been added 51 or more times to a disc using another DVD recorder. Editing (Recording) may not function. scene to be erased.
  • Page 83: Inputting/changing Title Name

    Editing an Original Title (HDD/DVD) Inputting/Changing Title Name (CHANGE TITLE NAME) DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-R VR MODE VIDEO MODE • When you record, a title name including the date, time and channel number is auto- matically created. You can freely change this title name. •...
  • Page 84: Changing Thumbnail (change Thumbnail)

    Editing an Original Title (HDD/DVD) Changing Thumbnail (CHANGE THUMBNAIL) Changes the still frame picture displayed at the Thumbnail screen of the REC LIST to your favorite scene within the title. Before Starting Editing • Switch to the drive (HDD or DVD) to be edited.
  • Page 85: Making Sections In A Title (divide Chapter)

    Editing an Original Title (HDD/DVD) Making Sections in a Title (DIVIDE CHAPTER) DVD-RW VR MODE Divides a title into multiple chapters and make editing and dubbing of chapter as unit easier. • You can set chapter divisions by pressing CHAPTER MARK (under the cover) during recording or playback.
  • Page 86: Combining Chapters Together

    Editing an Original Title (HDD/DVD) Combining Chapters Together (COMBINE CHAPTERS) Combines two adjacent chapters into a single chapter. NOTE • You cannot combine chapters automati- cally recorded when a scene was erased. Before Starting Editing • Switch to the drive (HDD or DVD) to be edited.
  • Page 87: Erasing All Titles

    Editing an Original Title (HDD/DVD) Erasing All Titles DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-R VR MODE VIDEO MODE This erases the entire contents of a HDD or DVD-RW. (Except titles for which title protect has been set.) You can erase the following: • HDD (ORIGINAL): Erases all titles recorded on the HDD.
  • Page 88: Editing A Play List (hdd/dvd)

    Editing a Play List (HDD/DVD) Creating a Play List You can create a Play List by copying a title or chapter units from an original. Also you can select your favorite scenes from originals, and compile them into a Play List. NOTE •Operations like “COPY TITLE/CHAPTER”...
  • Page 89: Adding A Scene From An Original To A Play List (add Scene)

    Editing a Play List (HDD/DVD) Find the place where you want to end copying, then press SET/ ENTER. •If you press RETURN, you can reselect the start point. EDIT(HDD ORIGINAL) SAT 1 TITLE: CH33 FINE TITLE INFO: 10/4 MON 8:09 PM – 8:14 PM CREATE NEW 00 : 00 : 32 CONFIRM CONTENT?
  • Page 90 •If scenes have been added or erased 51 or more times to a single title in a disc using another DVD recorder, Editing (Recording) may not function.
  • Page 91: Changing The Title Sequence (move Title)

    Editing a Play List (HDD/DVD) Changing the Title Sequence (MOVE TITLE) DVD-RW VR MODE Freely changes the sequence of titles. EDIT(HDD PLAYLIST) SAT 1 SELECT EDIT OR CREATE PLAYLIST SELECT ENTER ENTER RETURN TITLE LIST Before Starting Editing •Switch to the drive (HDD or DVD) to be edited.
  • Page 92: Erasing Unnecessary Scenes (erase Scene)

    Editing a Play List (HDD/DVD) Erasing Unnecessary Scenes (ERASE SCENE) Selects and erases unnecessary scenes. Even if you erase a scene in a play list, this will not affect the original video. Select “EDIT” at the “EDIT/ ERASE” in START MENU, then press SET/ENTER.
  • Page 93: Enjoying High Quality Sounds

    Enjoying High Quality Sounds Playing 2 Channel Audio with an Analog Connection The Recorder (Red) (White) Audio cable (commercially available) (Red) (White) Audio equipment, etc. Jack and Plug Colors Audio Left: White Audio Right: Red NOTE • When connecting audio equipment using analog connection, we recommend that you set “DD OUTPUT LEVEL”...
  • Page 94: Playing 2 Channel Audio With A Digital Connection

    Enjoying High Quality Sounds Playing 2 Channel Audio with a Digital Connection The Recorder DIGITAL AUDIO Output COAXIAL jack To DIGITAL AUDIO Output COAXIAL jack Coaxial digital cable (commercially available) To coaxial digital input jack Audio equipment with an optical or coaxial digital input terminal Important! •...
  • Page 95: Recording From External Equipment

    (page 97). (Use analog connection when using the VL-DC3U video camera made by Sharp.) • The DV IN terminal is not compatible with connection to a • This Recorder cannot be controlled from other equipment connected to the DV IN terminal.
  • Page 96 Recording from External Equipment Recording with This Recorder (DV Capture) Press HDD or DVD to select the media to record to. Select audio to be input from the digital camcorder. • Before starting recording, check setting of “DV AUDIO INPUT” using “DV SETTING” (page 104). Press INPUT to select “DV”.
  • Page 97: Recording From A Camcorder (vcr) Using An Analog Connection

    Recording from a Camcorder (VCR) Using an Analog Connection DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-R VR MODE VIDEO MODE Material from a camcorder can be recorded with this Recorder using an analog connection. You can capture video by connecting a camcorder or VCR to the LINE IN 1, 2 or 3 jacks of this Recorder.
  • Page 98: Function Setting

    Function Setting Settings of This Recorder This section explains various settings relating to recording and playback which can be used to get more out of the Recorder. • For details about each setting, see the corresponding pages. REC. FUNCTION s page 98 VIEW/PLAY SETTING s page 100 ADJUSTMENT s page 102 INITIALIZE/FINALIZE s page 106...
  • Page 99: Basic Operation For Rec Function Setting

    Basic Operation for REC FUNCTION Setting This operation is available in both HDD mode and DVD mode. Example: Setting “EXTERNAL AUDIO” under “REC. FUNCTION” 1 1 1 1 1 Press START MENU to display START MENU screen. 2 2 2 2 2 Press ' / " / \ / | to select “OTHER SETTINGS”, then press SET/ENTER.
  • Page 100: Disc Language

    Function Setting VIEW/PLAY SETTING PASSWORD PASSWORD SETTING •This sets the password for setting or changing Parental Control. DVD PLAY PARENTAL CONTROL SETTING •This lets you set Parental Control depending on disc content. •Level 1: For most restricted viewing → Level 8: For adult viewing (The smaller the number, the greater the level of restriction.) •When “PARENTAL CONTROL”...
  • Page 101: Basic Operation For View/play Setting

    Basic Operation for VIEW/PLAY SETTING This operation is available in both HDD mode and DVD mode. Example: Setting “DVD PLAY SETTING” under “VIEW/PLAY SETTING” 1 1 1 1 1 Press START MENU to display START MENU screen. 2 2 2 2 2 Press ' / " / \ / | to select “OTHER SETTINGS”, then press SET/ENTER.
  • Page 102: Digital Audio Output

    Function Setting ADJUSTMENT AUTO SETTING/MANUAL SETTING CLOCK SETTING •Before timer programming, check that the clock is set correctly, and set it correctly if it is not. If the clock is not set correctly, you cannot perform setting for features like VCR Plus+ programming. •Setting methods are slightly different from basic operation.
  • Page 103 ADJUSTMENT DD OUTPUT LEVEL VIDEO/ AUDIO SET- •This lets you adjust the range between the loudest and softest sound TING (dynamic range), and play back at the average volume. Use this when it is hard to hear dialog. YES*: * Lower the volume before setting. If you do not do so, the speaker may emit a loud sound, or excessive input may be applied to the speaker.
  • Page 104: Blue Screen

    Function Setting ADJUSTMENT ALTERNATE RECORDING OPTION SETTING •This function is for switching recording to HDD when you originally set to record to DVD-R/RW but could not because of the disc situation. This function works in the following cases. * 1 When there is not enough disc capacity left in DVD. 2 When a disc which cannot record is loaded.
  • Page 105: Basic Operation For Adjustment Setting

    Basic Operation for ADJUSTMENT Setting Example: Setting “VIDEO/AUDIO SETTING” under “ADJUSTMENT” 1 1 1 1 1 Press START MENU to display START MENU screen. 2 2 2 2 2 Press ' / " / \ / | to select “OTHER SETTINGS”, then press SET/ENTER.
  • Page 106: Initialization

    Function Setting Initialization Before recording to DVD-RW, initialize the disc in VR mode or Video mode. You can also initialize the HDD. Initialize the HDD only after dubbing important recordings onto DVD-R/RW disc(s). INITIALIZE DVD VR MODE INIT. INITIALIZE •When recording with a DVD-RW in VR mode, initialize in VR mode before you start recording.
  • Page 107: Basic Operation For Initialize/finalize

    Basic Operation for INITIALIZE/FINALIZE Example: Setting “DVD VR MODE INIT.” (VR mode) 1 1 1 1 1 Press START MENU to display START MENU screen. 2 2 2 2 2 Press ' / " / \ / | to select “INITIALIZE/FINALIZE”, then press SET/ENTER.
  • Page 108: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting The following problems do not always suggest a defect or malfunction of this Recorder. Perform the checks listed below before calling service. Problem The Recorder power does not turn on. The Recorder sounds like it is operating, even when power is turned off.
  • Page 109 Troubleshooting Problem The playback screen will be disturbed if DVD video is recorded to a VCR, or played back through a VCR. TV operates incorrectly. Recording stops. You recorded, but nothing was recorded on disc. Cannot record, or recording stops while in progress. When a digital camcorder is connected to the DV IN terminal, video from the camcorder does not appear, or there is no sound, or the system operates incorrectly.
  • Page 110: Service Information (for The U.s.)

    Sharp Authorized Service Center. Service Information (For the U.S.) For the location of the nearest Sharp Authorized Service Center, or to obtain product literature, accessories, supplies or customer assistance, please call 1-800-BE-SHARP (1-800-237-4277) or visit SHARP’s website (http://www.sharpusa.com). 1. Do not attempt to service this product yourself. Instead, unplug it and contact a qualified service technician.
  • Page 111: On-screen Error Messages

    On-screen Error Messages Messages Relating to DVD Discs and the HDD • The following messages appear on the TV screen in case the disc you tried to playback is not appropriate or the operation is not correct. Error message CANNOT PLAY BACK THIS DISC. THIS IS A NON-STANDARD DISC.
  • Page 112 • Record on CPRM compatible DVD- RW disc in VR mode. • Initialize the HDD once. If initializa- tion does not solve the problem, please contact the nearest Sharp Authorized Service Center as soon as possible. • It may take 1-2 minutes to check the HDD.
  • Page 113 On-screen Error Messages Messages during Dubbing Error message CANNOT HIGH SPEED DUB THIS TITLE. TITLE PROTECTION IS SET. CANCEL TITLE PROTECTION BEFORE DUBBING. CANNOT DUB TO DISC DUE TO COPY PROTECTED PROGRAM. TIMER PROGRAM EXCEEDS THE MAX. CANNOT DUB TO THE DISC. CANNOT DUB FROM THE DISC.
  • Page 114: Glossary

    Glossary Alternate If you set to Exact Recording but the timer recording program will not fit into a single Recording DVD-R/RW, the Recorder will automatically perform Alternate Recording to HDD. The Recorder will also perform Alternate Recording to HDD if you forget to load a DVD- R/RW.
  • Page 115 Glossary Finalization This is done to enable playback of discs (Video mode) recorded with this Recorder using other DVD-RW and DVD-R compatible DVD players. (We do not guarantee that playback will be possible with all DVD players.) The DVD players which can play back VR mode discs are those with an “ tion.
  • Page 116 Remote Con- This is the type of the remote control signal for operating the recorder. There are two trol Code types of remote control signal: “Remote Control No. 1” (RC-1) and “Remote Control No. 2” (RC-2). Resume Play- If you stop playback while it is in progress, the Recorder stores the stop position in back memory, and this function lets you playback from that stopping point.
  • Page 117: Specifications

    Specifications General HDD capacity: ... 80 GB* Power supply: ... AC 120 V, 60 Hz Power consumption (Normal): ... 40 W Power consumption (Standby): ... 0.7 W Dimensions: ... Approx. 430 mm × 59 mm × 323 mm (W × H × D) Approx.
  • Page 118 Note...
  • Page 119 ESPAÑOL (Guía de operación rápida) MEDIDAS DE SEGURIDAD IMPORTANTES ... 121 Guía de operación rápida en español ... 122 Conexión básica ... 122 EZ Set Up ... 122 Antes de utilizar la grabadora ... 123 Grabación directa en HDD ... 123 Grabación directa en DVD ...
  • Page 120 Como socio de E ® , SHARP ha determinado que este producto cumple con las pautas de E NERGY ® para uso eficiente de energía. E .
  • Page 121: Medidas De Seguridad Importantes

    MEDIDAS DE SEGURIDAD IMPORTANTES PRECAUCIÓN : Lea todas estas instrucciones antes de utilizar este producto y guárdelas para consultarlas posteriormente. La energía eléctrica permite realizar muchas funciones útiles. Este producto se ha diseñado y fabricado para garantizar su seguridad personal. EL USO INADECUADO PUEDE RESULTAR EN PELIGROS DE DESCARGAS ELÉCTRICAS O INCENDIOS POTENCIALES.
  • Page 122: Guía De Operación Rápida En Español

    Guía de operación rápida en español Conexión básica La conexión siguiente es la conexión básica para ver o grabar programas de TV. Para los enchufes Video/audio IN Cable de Video/audio (includio) Para el enchufe de Cable coaxial (disponible comercialmente) ebtrada de antena Para el enchufe de salida de antena Para el enchufe de...
  • Page 123: Antes De Utilizar La Grabadora

    Guía de operación rápida en español Antes de utilizar la grabadora Coencte la alimentación del televisor. • Cuando la grabadora esté conectada a otro equipo de audio, encienda también ese equipo. • Cambie la entrada de TV a la entrada de AV utilizada para conectar la grabadora.
  • Page 124: Reproducción Hdd

    Guía de operación rápida en español Pulse OPEN/CLOSE para cerrar la bandeja del disco. Pulse DVD para seleccionar el modo DVD. • El botón DVD de la parte delantera • El modo HDD se selecciona Pulse los botones Number o CH ' ' /"...
  • Page 125: Reproducción Dvd-rw/r

    Guía de operación rápida en español Reproducción DVD-RW/R DVD RW DVD RW DVD R VR MODE VIDEO MODE Pulse OPEN/CLOSE en la grabadora para abrir la bandeja del disco. OPEN/CLOSE Ponga el disco que quiera reproducir en la bandeja del disco.
  • Page 126 Product, and shall constitute full satisfaction of all claims, whether based on contract, negligence, strict liability or otherwise. In no event shall Sharp be liable, or in any way responsible, for any damages or defects in the Product which were caused by repairs or attempted repairs performed by anyone other than an authorized servicer.

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    How to oprate Sharp DVD/HDD HR300