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Panasonic SC-HT1000 Operating Instructions Manual

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Operations Guide
Before using this product, perform setup and connections
after carefully reading the Setup Guide.
Dear customer
Thank you for purchasing this product. For optimum performance
and safety, please read these instructions carefully.
Before connecting, operating or adjusting this product, please read
these instructions completely. Please keep this manual for future
reference.
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Recordable DVD

Home Theater System

Operating Instructions

Model No.
Region number supported by this unit
Region numbers are allocated to DVD players and software
according to where they are sold.
≥The region number of this unit is "1".
≥The unit will play DVDs marked with labels containing "1" or
"ALL".
Example:
1
ALL
[For\U.S.A.]only]
The warranty can be found on page 54.
[For\Canada]only]
The warranty can be found on page 55.
SC-HT1000
1
2
4
RQT7061-1Y
F0603NT1063

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  • Page 1: Recordable Dvd

    Please keep this manual for future reference. Recordable DVD Home Theater System Operating Instructions SC-HT1000 Model No. Region number supported by this unit Region numbers are allocated to DVD players and software according to where they are sold.
  • Page 2: Accessories

    The included AC power supply cord is for use with this unit only. Do not use it with other equipment. (U.S.A. only) Product Registration Card Please complete and return the included product registration card, or register via the Internet at: http://www.prodreg.com/panasonic/ RQT7061 System SC-HT1000 Main unit...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents Accessories ......2 The remote control ......2 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS .
  • Page 4: Note To Catv System Installer

    The model number and serial number of this product can be found on either the back or the bottom of the unit. Please note them in the space provided below and keep for future reference. MODEL NUMBER SC-HT1000 SERIAL NUMBER RQT7061 THE FOLLOWING APPLIES ONLY IN THE U.S.A. FCC Note:...
  • Page 5: Important Safety Instructions

    Features This Recordable DVD Home Theater System allows you to enjoy high quality video and audio recordings providing you with a complete home entertainment package. ∫ A variety of discs can be played In addition to DVD-Video movies, this unit can play a variety of discs including multi-channel DVD-Audio, audio CDs, and Video CDs.
  • Page 6: Control Reference Guide

    E Remote control mode selector switch [HOME THEATER, TV] .......11 Switch to “HOME THEATER”...
  • Page 7: Main Unit And Display

    Main unit and display Controls such as 1 function the same as the buttons on the remote control. X Remote control signal sensor Y Standby/on indicator [Í/I] When the unit is connected to the AC power supply, this indicator lights up in standby mode and goes out when the unit is turned on. Z Channel buttons for recorder and tuner [X, W CHANNEL] .
  • Page 8: Disc Information

    DVD-R (for General Ver. 2.0) ≥4.7 GB, 12 cm (5z) ≥1.4 GB, 8 cm (3z) ≥We recommend using Panasonic discs as they have been confirmed to be compatible with this unit. Other discs may not perform correctly. ≥Do not allow the disc to become dirty or scratched. Fingerprints,...
  • Page 9: Step 1 Plug-in Auto Tuning

    STEP Plug-in Auto Tuning HOME THEATER POWER POWER VCR Plus+ FM/AM Í POWER DISPLAY OPEN/CLOSE INPUT SELECT TV/VIDEO Numbered buttons VOLUME CANCEL SKIP SLOW/SEARCH STOP PAUSE PLAY/x1.3 DIRECT NAVIGATOR PLAY LIST TOP MENU MENU 3, 4, 2, 1 ENTER ENTER...
  • Page 10: Step 2 Vcr Plusr Guide Channel Settings

    STEP VCR Plusr guide channel settings HOME THEATER POWER POWER VCR Plus+ DISPLAY OPEN/CLOSE CANCEL CANCEL SKIP STOP PAUSE DIRECT NAVIGATOR TOP MENU 3, 4, 2, 1 ENTER ENTER FUNCTIONS L1/OPT FRAME PROG/CHECK ADD/DLT MULTI REAR STATUS MARKER P.MEMORY SHIFT...
  • Page 11: Step 3 Set Up To Match Your Television

    If your television brand is not listed or if the code listed for your television does not allow control of your television, this remote control is not compatible with your television. ∫ Operation Switch [HOME THEATER, TV] to “TV” and point the remote control at the television. Operation On and off...
  • Page 12: Recording Television Programs

    [RAM] [DVD-R] Preparation HOME ≥Release protection (cartridge ➡ page 8, disc ➡page 32) when THEATER,TV you record. [RAM] FM/AM ≥Switch [HOME THEATER, TV] to “HOME THEATER”. TV/VIDEO TV/VIDEO ≥Press [DVD] to select “DVD/CD” as the source. INPUT SELECT VOLUME SLOW/SEARCH PLAY/x1.3...
  • Page 13: Recording The Best Quality Pictures Within The Set Amount

    ≥Select “Mono” if reception is poor during a stereo broadcast. Watching the television while recording Pictures being recorded are unaffected. 1 Switch [HOME THEATER, TV] to “TV”. 2 Press [TV/VIDEO] to change the television’s input mode to “TV”. 3 Press [W X CH] to change channels.
  • Page 14: Timer Recording

    Timer recording HOME THEATER POWER POWER VCR Plus+ Í POWER VCR Plusr DISPLAY OPEN/CLOSE INPUT SELECT Numbered buttons CANCEL SKIP STOP PAUSE ∫ DIRECT NAVIGATOR TOP MENU 3, 4, 2, 1 ENTER ENTER FUNCTIONS L1/OPT FRAME CM SKIP PROG/CHECK ADD/DLT...
  • Page 15: Manually Programming Timer Recordings

    Manually programming timer recordings Press [PROG/CHECK]. TIMER 1:58 SP Remaining Recording Time RECORDING 3/26 TUE 12:55 PM No CHANNEL DATE MODE CHECK 64 ABC 3/ 26 TUE 1:00 PM 2:00 PM SP Enable New Timer Program SELECT Press ENTER or VCR Plus+ to CANCEL store new program ENTER...
  • Page 16: Check Programs

    Timer recording HOME THEATER POWER POWER VCR Plus+ Í POWER DISPLAY OPEN/CLOSE INPUT SELECT Numbered buttons CANCEL CANCEL SKIP STOP PAUSE DIRECT NAVIGATOR TOP MENU 3, 4, 2, 1 ENTER ENTER FUNCTIONS L1/OPT FRAME CM SKIP PROG/CHECK ADD/DLT ERASE PROG/CHECK MULTI REAR S.POSITION...
  • Page 17: Playing While You Are Recording

    Playing while you are recording HOME THEATER POWER POWER VCR Plus+ FM/AM DISPLAY OPEN/CLOSE INPUT SELECT TV/VIDEO VOLUME CANCEL SKIP SLOW/SEARCH STOP PAUSE PLAY/x1.3 ∫ DIRECT NAVIGATOR PLAY LIST DIRECT NAVIGATOR TOP MENU MENU 3,4,2 ,1 ENTER ENTER CH SELECT...
  • Page 18: Playing Discs

    [RAM] [DVD-R] [DVD-A] [DVD-V] [VCD] [CD] [MP3] Preparation ≥Switch [HOME THEATER, TV] to “HOME THEATER”. ≥Press [DVD] to select “DVD/CD” as the source. Press [Í POWER] to turn the unit on. Press [< OPEN/CLOSE] to open the tray and insert a disc (➡page 12).
  • Page 19: Using The Direct Navigator

    Using the Direct Navigator [RAM] [DVD-R] A list of programs is created as you record them. You can use this list to find programs to watch. Press [DIRECT NAVIGATOR]. The highlighted program plays in the background. DIRECT NAVIGATOR DATE TIME TITLE EDIT 6/20 WED...
  • Page 20: Selecting An Amount Of Time To Skip-time Slip

    Playing discs HOME THEATER POWER POWER VCR Plus+ DISPLAY OPEN/CLOSE INPUT SELECT CANCEL SKIP STOP PAUSE DIRECT NAVIGATOR TOP MENU 3, 4, 2, 1 ENTER ENTER FUNCTIONS L1/OPT FRAME CM SKIP PROG/CHECK ADD/DLT ERASE MULTI REAR S.POSITION STATUS MARKER F.Rec P.MEMORY...
  • Page 21: Using Menus To Play Mp3 Discs

    Using menus to play MP3 discs HOME THEATER POWER POWER VCR Plus+ FM/AM DISPLAY OPEN/CLOSE INPUT SELECT TV/VIDEO Numbered buttons VOLUME CANCEL SKIP SLOW/SEARCH STOP PAUSE PLAY/x1.3 DIRECT NAVIGATOR PLAY LIST TOP MENU TOP MENU MENU 3, 4, 2, 1...
  • Page 22: Using On-screen Menus

    Using on-screen menus HOME THEATER POWER POWER VCR Plus+ DISPLAY OPEN/CLOSE INPUT SELECT DISPLAY Numbered buttons CANCEL CANCEL SKIP STOP PAUSE DIRECT NAVIGATOR TOP MENU 3, 4, 2, 1 ENTER ENTER FUNCTIONS L1/OPT FRAME PROG/CHECK ADD/DLT MULTI REAR S.POSITION STATUS MARKER P.MEMORY...
  • Page 23: Play Menu

    Play menu These functions work only when the elapsed play time is displayed. Item Content Each time you press [3, 4]: Repeat play [RAM] [DVD-R] PRG: Program Play list ([RAM]) [DVD-V] Chapter Title To cancel: Select “OFF”. [RAM] [DVD-R]: 999 positions Marker [DVD-A] [DVD-V] [VCD]...
  • Page 24: On-screen Displays

    On-screen displays HOME THEATER POWER POWER VCR Plus+ DISPLAY OPEN/CLOSE INPUT SELECT CANCEL SKIP STOP PAUSE DIRECT NAVIGATOR TOP MENU ENTER FUNCTIONS L1/OPT FRAME CM SKIP PROG/CHECK ADD/DLT ERASE MULTI REAR S.POSITION STATUS MARKER STATUS P.MEMORY SHIFT SHIFT EQ/SFC S W. LEVEL...
  • Page 25: Using The Functions Window

    Using the FUNCTIONS window HOME THEATER POWER POWER VCR Plus+ FM/AM DISPLAY OPEN/CLOSE INPUT SELECT TV/VIDEO VOLUME CANCEL SKIP SLOW/SEARCH STOP PAUSE PLAY/x1.3 DIRECT NAVIGATOR PLAY LIST TOP MENU MENU 3, 4, 2, 1 ENTER ENTER CH SELECT FUNCTIONS RETURN...
  • Page 26: Entering Text

    Entering text HOME THEATER POWER POWER VCR Plus+ DISPLAY OPEN/CLOSE INPUT SELECT Numbered buttons CANCEL SKIP STOP PAUSE ∫ DIRECT NAVIGATOR TOP MENU 3, 4, 2, 1 ENTER ENTER FUNCTIONS L1/OPT FRAME CM SKIP PROG/CHECK ADD/DLT ERASE MULTI REAR S.POSITION...
  • Page 27: Creating And Playing Play Lists

    Creating and playing play lists HOME THEATER POWER POWER VCR Plus+ FM/AM DISPLAY OPEN/CLOSE INPUT SELECT TV/VIDEO Numbered buttons VOLUME CANCEL SKIP SLOW/SEARCH STOP PAUSE PLAY/x1.3 ∫ DIRECT NAVIGATOR PLAY LIST TOP MENU MENU 3, 4, 2, 1 ENTER ENTER...
  • Page 28: Playing Scenes And Editing Play Lists

    Playing scenes and editing play lists HOME THEATER POWER POWER VCR Plus+ DISPLAY OPEN/CLOSE INPUT SELECT Numbered buttons CANCEL SKIP STOP PAUSE ∫ DIRECT NAVIGATOR TOP MENU 3, 4, 2, 1 ENTER ENTER FUNCTIONS L1/OPT FRAME CM SKIP PROG/CHECK ADD/DLT MULTI REAR S.POSITION...
  • Page 29: Edit Scenes

    Edit Scenes Press [2, 1] to select the item (Add, Move, Re-edit or Erase) and press [ENTER]. To show scene 10 and later 1 10/23 0:03 004 Dinosaur PLAY LIST Press [3, 4, 2, 1] to select “Next” and press [ENTER]. Edit Scenes Move Re-edit...
  • Page 30: Editing Programs

    Editing programs HOME THEATER POWER POWER VCR Plus+ DISPLAY OPEN/CLOSE INPUT SELECT Numbered buttons CANCEL SKIP STOP PAUSE DIRECT NAVIGATOR DIRECT NAVIGATOR TOP MENU 3, 4, 2, 1 ENTER ENTER FUNCTIONS L1/OPT FRAME CM SKIP PROG/CHECK ADD/DLT ERASE MULTI REAR S.POSITION...
  • Page 31: Shorten Segment

    Shorten Segment [RAM] Press [ENTER] at the start point of the section you want to erase. Shorten Segment PLAY Start Next Exit 0 : 00 . 01 SELECT Start ENTER RETURN – : – – . – – 0 : 00 . 01 Press [ENTER] at the end point of the section you want to erase.
  • Page 32: Disc Setting

    Disc setting HOME THEATER POWER POWER VCR Plus+ DISPLAY OPEN/CLOSE INPUT SELECT CANCEL SKIP STOP PAUSE DIRECT NAVIGATOR TOP MENU 3, 4, 2, 1 ENTER ENTER FUNCTIONS FUNCTIONS L1/OPT FRAME PROG/CHECK ADD/DLT MULTI REAR STATUS MARKER P.MEMORY SHIFT SHIFT EQ/SFC...
  • Page 33: Format

    ≥There is a pause of several seconds between program segments. ≥These DVD-R can be played on other Panasonic DVD players, but this is not guaranteed. Play may not be possible due to the player you are using, the DVD-R, or the condition of the recording. Play the disc using this unit if you experience problems with other equipment.
  • Page 34: The Radio

    CHANNEL FM/AM REC MODE ERASE FM/AM Preparation ≥Switch [HOME THEATER, TV] to “HOME THEATER”. ≥Press [FM/AM] to select “FM” or “AM” as the source. Manual tuning Press [X TUNING] or [TUNING W] to select the frequency of the required station.
  • Page 35: Optional Fm Antenna Connection

    Optional FM antenna connection Use FM outdoor antenna if radio reception is poor. [Note] ≥Disconnect the outdoor antenna when the unit is not in use. ≥Do not use the outdoor antenna during an electrical storm. AC IN FM outdoor antenna (Using a television antenna) ≥Disconnect the FM indoor antenna.
  • Page 36: Sound

    Sound HOME THEATER POWER POWER VCR Plus+ DISPLAY OPEN/CLOSE INPUT SELECT CANCEL SKIP STOP PAUSE DIRECT NAVIGATOR TOP MENU 3, 4, 2, 1 ENTER ENTER FUNCTIONS L1/OPT FRAME CM SKIP MIX 2CH PROG/CHECK ADD/DLT ERASE MULTI REAR MULTI REAR S.POSITION...
  • Page 37: Virtual Rear Surround

    Virtual Rear Surround This mode is useful if you have to place your surround speakers near the front speakers due to the layout of your room. This mode makes it seem like the sound from the surround speakers is coming from behind you.
  • Page 38: Changing The Unit's Settings

    Changing the unit’s settings Summary of settings This chart shows the initial settings for this unit. See pages 40–43 for details on menu operation. ≥Underlined items are the factory presets. Tabs Channel Antenna System (➡page 40) Auto Channel Setting (➡page 40) Preset Channel Caption (➡page 41) Manual Channel Caption (➡page 41) VCR Plusr CH Setting (➡...
  • Page 39 Tabs Menus Video Seamless Play Turn seamless play on or off on discs with play lists. ≥Seamless Play does not work with programs recorded in LPCM or when using Quick View. Black Level Control Select normal, lighter or darker for adjusting the black level control to the desired setting for picture enhancement.
  • Page 40: Common Procedures

    Changing the unit’s settings HOME THEATER POWER POWER VCR Plus+ DISPLAY OPEN/CLOSE INPUT SELECT CANCEL CANCEL SKIP STOP PAUSE DIRECT NAVIGATOR TOP MENU 3, 4, 2, 1 ENTER ENTER FUNCTIONS L1/OPT FRAME CM SKIP PROG/CHECK ADD/DLT ERASE MULTI REAR S.POSITION...
  • Page 41: Other Channel Settings

    Other channel settings You can give stations captions. You can use the preset captions, or manually enter new ones yourself. The captions you enter are displayed when the channel is displayed and in the Direct Navigator screen. While SETUP menu screen is displayed Press [3, 4] to select “Channel”...
  • Page 42: Changing The Remote Control Code

    S W. LEVEL Changing the remote control code Panasonic DVD players and recorders use the same remote control system so they may respond unintentionally to a command from this remote control. Change the code on this unit and its remote control (the two must match) if you place equipment close together.
  • Page 43: Clock Settings

    Clock settings Preparation If you connect the unit through a cable TV box or satellite receiver (➡page 44), tune to your local PBS station before starting auto clock setting. Use manual clock setting if auto clock setting does not work or if there is no local PBS channel in your area. While SETUP menu screen is displayed Press [3, 4] to select “Set Up”...
  • Page 44: Optional Connections

    Optional connections ≥The equipment connections described are examples. ≥Peripheral equipment and optional cables sold separately unless otherwise indicated. ≥Before connection, turn off all equipment and read the appropriate operating instructions. Connecting other video equipment ∫ Connecting to the L2 input terminals on the front of the unit This unit PULL-OPEN...
  • Page 45: Receiving Digital Audio Using The Optical Connection

    HOME THEATER POWER POWER VCR Plus+ FM/AM DISPLAY OPEN/CLOSE INPUT SELECT TV/VIDEO VOLUME CANCEL SKIP SLOW/SEARCH STOP PAUSE PLAY/x1.3 DIRECT NAVIGATOR PLAY LIST TOP MENU MENU ENTER CH SELECT FUNCTIONS RETURN L1/OPT TEST PRO LOGIC FRAME CM SKIP TIME SLIP...
  • Page 46: Info Other Antenna Connections

    Other antenna connections Other antenna connections to the unit Use one of the following connections to suit the antenna lead. ≥If your television has both lead and coaxial VHF terminals, use the lead connection to minimize signal loss. ∫ A single twin lead 300–75 ≠...
  • Page 47: Error Messages

    Error messages On the television ≥The program was copy-guarded. Cannot finish recording ≥No space left on the disc. completely. ➡Create space by erasing any unwanted programs. [RAM] ➡Use a new disc. [RAM] [DVD-R] ≥Recording was not completed for some other reason. ≥The disc is scratched.
  • Page 48: Troubleshooting Guide

    In the U.S.A., contact the Panasonic Customer Call Center at 1-800-211-7262, or e-mail consumerproducts@panasonic.com, or the website (http://www.panasonic.com). In Canada, contact the Panasonic Canada Inc. Customer Care Centre at 1-800-561-5505, or visit the website (www.panasonic.ca), or an authorized Servicentre closest to you.
  • Page 49 Recording and timer recording ≥You haven’t inserted a disc or the disc you inserted cannot be recorded on. Insert a disc the Cannot record. unit can record onto. ≥The disc is unformatted. Format the disc so this unit can record on it. [RAM] ≥The write-protect tab on the cartridge is set to PROTECT.
  • Page 50: Language Code List

    Troubleshooting guide Radio and sound Cannot select the tuner Noise is heard. “ST” is flashing or doesn’t light. Sound is distorted. A beat sound is heard. A low hum is heard during AM broadcasts. The radio cannot be tuned in. All programmed radio presets are erased.
  • Page 51: Glossary

    Glossary CPRM (Content Protection for Recordable Media) CPRM is the copyright protection technology that is used to protect broadcasts that are allowed to be recorded only once (e.g. some CATV broadcasts). Decoder A decoder restores the coded audio signals on DVDs to normal. Dolby Digital This is a method of coding digital signals developed by Dolby Laboratories.
  • Page 52: Specifications

    Specifications ∫ AMPLIFIER SECTION RMS total power output 1 kHz, 10 % total harmonic distortion Front: Center: Surround: 100 Hz, 10 % total harmonic distortion Subwoofer: FTC total power output 120 Hz–20 kHz, 1.0 % total harmonic distortion Front: Center: Surround: 45 Hz–120 Hz, 1.0 % total harmonic distortion Subwoofer:...
  • Page 53: Disc Handling

    In the U.S.A., contact the Panasonic Customer Call Center at 1-800-211-7262, or e-mail consumerproducts@panasonic.com, or the website (http://www.panasonic.com). In Canada, contact the Panasonic Canada Inc. Customer Care Centre at 1-800-561-5505, or visit the website (www.panasonic.ca), or an authorized Servicentre closest to you.
  • Page 54: Limited Warranty (only For U.s.a.)

    Carry-In or Mail-In Service For Carry-In or Mail-In Service in the United States call 1-800-211-PANA (1-800-211-7262) or visit Panasonic web site: http://www.panasonic.com For assistance in Puerto Rico call Panasonic Sales Company (787)-750-4300 or fax (787)-768-2910. Limited Warranty Limits And Exclusions This warranty ONLY COVERS failures due to defects in materials or workmanship, and DOES NOT COVER normal wear and tear or cosmetic damage.
  • Page 55: Limited Warranty (only For Canada)

    5770 Ambler Drive, Mississauga, Ontario L4W 2T3 PANASONIC/TECHNICS PRODUCT—LIMITED WARRANTY Panasonic Canada Inc. warrants this product to be free from defects in material and workmanship and agrees to remedy any such defect for a period as stated below from the date of original purchase.
  • Page 56: Index

    Macrovision Corporation, and is intended for home and other limited viewing uses only unless otherwise authorized by Macrovision Corporation. Reverse engineering or disassembly is prohibited. Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company, Division of Matsushita Electric Corporation of America One Panasonic Way Secaucus, New Jersey 07094 http://www.panasonic.com C 2003 Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. RQT7061 Printed in Singapore Finalize .

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