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INSTRUCTION MANUAL
DVD VIDEO RECORDER & 4 HEAD Hi-Fi STEREO VCR
GRABADORA DE DVDs Y VIDEOCASETERA ESTÉREO
DE ALTA FIDELIDAD DE 4 CABEZAS
Only cassettes marked
can be used with this VCR/DVD Recorder.
SANYO'S HELP-LINE
Call the toll-free number below if you have any difficulties operating this product.
1-800-813-3435 (Weekdays: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Central Time)
Please read this manual carefully before connecting your VCR/DVD Recorder and operating it for the first time.
Keep the manual in a safe place for future reference.
DRW-1000
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  • Page 1

    DE ALTA FIDELIDAD DE 4 CABEZAS Only cassettes marked can be used with this VCR/DVD Recorder. SANYO'S HELP-LINE Call the toll-free number below if you have any difficulties operating this product. 1-800-813-3435 (Weekdays: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Central Time) Please read this manual carefully before connecting your VCR/DVD Recorder and operating it for the first time.

  • Page 2: Safety Precautions

    SERIAL NUMBER: The serial number is found on the back of this unit. This number is for this unit only. You should record requested information here and retain this guide as a perma- nent record of your purchase. Model No. DRW-1000 Serial No.

  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS CAUTION: PLEASE READ AND OBSERVE ALL WARNINGS AND INSTRUCTIONS IN THIS OWNER’S MANUAL. AND THOSE MARKED ON THE PRODUCT. RETAIN THIS MANUAL FOR FUTURE REFERENCE. This product has been designed and manufactured to assure personal safety. Improper use can result in electric shock or fire hazard.

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents INTRODUCTION Safety Precautions..... . . 2 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ..3 Table of Contents .

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Recording from a Digital Camcorder ..42 Playing Recordings on Other DVD Players ..42 • Finalizing a Disc ....42 What is DV? .

  • Page 6: Overview

    Overview Recordable Discs DVD-RW 5 inch/3 inch (12cm/8cm), single-sided, sin- gle layer disc Approx. max. recording time (LP mode): 240 minutes (4.7GB), 80 minutes (1.46GB) DVD-R 5 inch/3 inch (12 cm/8 cm), single-sided, sin- gle layer disc Approx. max. recording time (LP mode): 240 minutes (4.7GB), 80 minutes (1.46GB) otes •...

  • Page 7: About Dvd-r And Dvd-rw Disc

    • This recorder cannot make recordings on CD-R or CD-RW discs. • SANYO takes no responsibility for recording failure due to power cuts, defective discs, or damage to the recorder. • Fingerprints and small scratches on a disc can affect playback and/or recording performance.

  • Page 8: Notes For Recording

    Overview (Continued) Notes for recording • The recording times shown are not exact because the recorder uses variable bit-rate video compression. This means that the exact recording time will depend on the material being recorded. • When recording a TV broadcast, if the reception is poor or the picture contains interference, the record- ing time may be shorter.

  • Page 9: Precautions

    Overview (Continued) Precautions Handling the unit When shipping the unit The original shipping carton and packing materials come in handy. For maximum protection, re-pack the unit as it was originally packaged at the factory. When setting up the unit The picture and sound of a nearby TV, VCR, or radio may be distorted during playback.

  • Page 10: Front Panel

    Front Panel POWER button Switches the VCR/DVD Recorder ON and OFF. OPEN/CLOSE (Z) Opens or closes the disc tray. Disc Tray (DVD deck) Insert a disc here. EASY DUB Presses to copy DVD to VCR (or VCR to DVD). CHANNEL (v / V) Scans up or down through memorized channels.

  • Page 11: Function Display Window

    Function Display Window Disc type indicators Indicates the type of disc loaded. Indicates when the recorder is in timer recording mode, or a timer recording is programmed. REC The recorder is recording. PRG Programmed playback active TTL Indicates current title. REPEAT Indicates repeat mode.

  • Page 12: Remote Control Overview

    (Tuner, AV1, AV2 (AV INPUT), or DV IN). 0-9 number buttons Selects numbered options in a menu. Selects TV’s channel. TV Control Buttons (SANYO TV only) POWER: Switches TV ON and OFF. INPUT: Selects the TV’s source. CH v / V: Selects TV’s channel.

  • Page 13: Rear Panel

    Rear Panel ANT. IN Connect the VHF/UHF/CATV antenna to this terminal. AC Power Cord Plug into the power source. RF. OUT (DVD/VCR OUT) Connect to a TV with RF coaxial inputs. AV 1 IN (VIDEO IN/AUDIO IN (Left/Right)) Connect the audio/video output of an external source (Audio system, TV/Monitor, VCR, Camcorder).

  • Page 14: Connections

    Connections Depending on your TV and other equipment you wish to connect, there are various ways you could connect the VCR/DVD Recorder. Use only one of the connec- tions described below. Please refer to the manuals of your TV, VCR, Stereo System, or other devices as necessary to make the best connections.

  • Page 15: Connecting To A Tv

    Connections (Continued) Connecting to a TV Make one of the following connections, depending on the capabilities of your equipment. RF coaxial connection Connect the RF. OUT jack on the VCR/DVD Recorder to the antenna in jack on the TV using the 75-ohm Coaxial Cable supplied (R).

  • Page 16: Connecting To Optional Equipment

    Connections (Continued) Connecting to Optional Equipment Connecting to an amplifier equipped with two channel analog stereo or Dolby Pro Logic ll/ Pro Logic Connect the Left and Right AUDIO L/R of A/V OUT jacks on the VCR/DVD Recorder to the audio left and right in jacks on your amplifier, receiver, or stereo sys- tem using the audio cables (A).

  • Page 17: Accessory Audio/video (a/v) Connections To Vcr/dvd Recorder

    Connections (Continued) Accessory Audio/Video (A/V) Connections to VCR/DVD Recorder Connect the AV1 IN or AV INPUT (AV2) jacks on the VCR/DVD Recorder to the audio/video out jacks on your accessory component, using optional audio/video cables. If you use the S-VIDEO in jack on the front panel, the VIDEO in jack on the front panel is not available.

  • Page 18: Before Operating

    Before Operating Initial Settings In this menu system, there are several ways to cus- tomize the settings provided. Most menus consist of three levels to set up the options, but some require greater depth for the variety of settings. If you press SETUP, only the first and second level of the menu sys- tem will appear on the TV screen.

  • Page 19: To Add Or Erase Channels From Memory

    Before Operating (Continued) To Add or Erase Channels from Memory This feature allows you to add to or erase channels from memory manually. Follow steps 1-3 as shown on the previous page (Auto Channel Set). Use v / V to select the CH. Add/Del option. Press B to move to the third level.

  • Page 20: Tv Aspect Ratio

    Before Operating (Continued) TV Aspect Ratio 4:3 Letter Box: Select when a standard 4:3 TV is con- nected. Displays theatrical images with masking bars above and below the picture. 4:3 Pan Scan: Select when a standard 4:3 TV is con- nected.

  • Page 21: Audio

    Before Operating (Continued) AUDIO Each DVD disc has a variety of audio output options. Set the VCR/DVD Recorder Audio Output according to the type of audio system you use. Dolby Digital PCM: Select when connected to a 2-channel digital stereo amplifier.

  • Page 22: Lock (parental Control)

    Before Operating (Continued) LOCK (Parental Control) Movie Rating Movies on DVDs may contain scenes not suitable for children. Therefore, discs may contain Parental Control information that applies to the complete disc or to certain scenes on the disc. These scenes are rated from Level 1 to 8.

  • Page 23: Country Code

    Before Operating (Continued) Country Code Enter the code of the country/area whose standards were used to rate the DVD video disc, referring to the list (see “Country Code List”, page 53). Movie Rating Password Country Code Prev. Select Press SETUP. The Setup menu appears.

  • Page 24: Dv Record Audio

    • If you load a blank DVD-R disc, it will always be ini- tialized in Video mode, which allows the disc to be played in most standard DVD players. • If you load a blank DVD-RW disc, you will be prompt-...

  • Page 25: Disc Finalize

    Before Operating (Continued) DISC Finalize Finalizing fixes the recordings in place so that the disc can be played on a regular DVD player or computer equipped with a suitable DVD-ROM drive. Finalizing a Video mode disc creates a menu screen for navigating the disc.

  • Page 26: Disc Name

    Before Operating (Continued) Disc Name Use this to enter a name for the disc. This name appears when you load the disc and when you display disc information on-screen. • The disc name can be up to 32 characters long. •...

  • Page 27: On-screen Display

    Before Operating (Continued) On-Screen Display General Explanation of the On-Screen Display This manual gives basic instructions for operating the VCR/DVD Recorder. Some DVDs require specific oper- ations or allow only limited operations during playback. When this occurs, the symbol appears on the TV screen indicating that the operation is not permitted by the VCR/DVD Recorder or is not available on the disc.

  • Page 28: List Of On-screen Display

    Before Operating (Continued) List of On-Screen Display DVD-RW Video DVD-R Shows the current title/chapter number and Title total number of Chapter : 3/28 titles/chapters Menu Options Function Title Number Shows the current title number and total number of titles, and skips to the desired title number. Chapter Number Shows the current chapter number and total number of 4/26...

  • Page 29

    Before Operating (Continued) DVD-Video Shows the title name, recording date, recording mode, etc. Title: 1/4 ORG: Original Chapter: 3/28 PLS: Playlist Menu Options Function Title Number Shows the current title number and total number of titles, and skips to the desired title number. Chapter Number Shows the current chapter number and total number of chapters, and skips to the desired chapter number.

  • Page 30: Operations With Dvd

    Operations with DVD Playing a DVD Playback Setup Before using the remote control, press the DVD but- ton to select the device to be operated. Turn the TV on and select the video input source con- nected to the VCR/DVD Recorder. Audio system: Turn the audio system on and select the input source connected to the VCR/DVD Recorder.

  • Page 31: Still Picture And Frame-by-frame Playback

    Operations with DVD (Continued) Playing a DVD (continued) Still Picture and Frame-by-Frame Playback DVD-Video DVD-RW VR DVD-RW Video DVD-R 1 Press PAUSE/STILL (X) during playback. The VCR/DVD Recorder will enter PAUSE mode. 2 You can advance or back up the picture frame-by- frame by pressing b / B repeatedly during PAUSE mode.

  • Page 32: Time Search

    Operations with DVD (Continued) Playing a DVD (continued) Time Search DVD-Video DVD-RW VR DVD-RW Video DVD-R The Time Search function allows you to start playing at any chosen time on the disc. 1 Press DISPLAY twice during playback. The on-screen display appears on the TV screen.

  • Page 33: Disc Menu

    Operations with DVD (Continued) Playing a DVD (continued) Playing a DVD (continued) Disc Menus DVD-Video Many DVDs contain Disc menus that allow you to access special features. To open a Disc menu, press DISC MENU/LIST. Then use the 0-9 buttons to directly select the desired option, or use the b / B / v / V but- tons to highlight your selection and press ENTER.

  • Page 34: Audio Cd And Mp3 Operations

    (see above) to insure compatible playback. Customers should also note that permission is required in order to download MP3 files and music from the Internet. SANYO has no right to grant such permission. Permission should always be sought from the copyright owner.

  • Page 35: Pause

    Audio CD and MP3 Operations (Continued) Pause 1 Press PAUSE/STILL during playback. 2 To return to playback, press PAUSE/STILL again. Moving to Another Track Press SKIP (. / >) briefly during playback to go to the next track or to return to the beginning of the current track.

  • Page 36: Programmed Playback With Audio Cd And Mp3

    Programmed Playback with Audio CD and MP3 The Program function enables you to store your favorite tracks from any disc in the recorder memory. Programs can contain 99 tracks (Audio CD) or 256 tracks (MP3). Insert an Audio CD or MP3 disc. The Audio CD or MP3 CD menu will appear.

  • Page 37: Photo Disc Operations

    Photo Disc Operations Viewing a Photo Disc This VCR/DVD Recorder can play discs with JPEG files. Before playing JPEG files, read the notes on JPEG files at right. Insert a disc and close the tray. The Photo menu appears on the TV screen. Photo JPEG Folder 01...

  • Page 38: Vcr Mode Tape Playback

    VCR Mode Tape Playback Preparation Before using the remote control, press the VCR but- ton to select the device to be operated. Turn the TV on and select the video input source con- nected to the VCR/DVD Recorder. Audio system: Turn the audio system on and select the input source connected to the VCR/DVD Recorder.

  • Page 39: Recording

    Basic Recording Basic Recording from a TV Follow the instructions below to record a TV program. Recording starts immediately and continues until the disc or tape is full or you stop the recording. Switch on the VCR/DVD Recorder, select the device (VCR or DVD) for Recording and load a recordable disc or tape.

  • Page 40: Copying From Dvd To Vcr

    Basic Recording Copying from DVD to VCR This unit allows you to copy the contents of a DVD (or disc,) to a VHS tape using EASY DUB button. If the DVD (or disc,) is copy protected, you will not be able to copy the disc.

  • Page 41: Timer Recording

    Timer Recording This VCR/DVD Recorder can be programmed to record up to 8 programs within a period of 1 month. For unat- tended recording, the timer needs to know the channels to be recorded, the starting time and length. PLEASE NOTE ! before setting the timer make sure that you have set the VCR/DVD Recorder clock correctly.

  • Page 42: Recording From An External Input

    Playing Recordings on Other DVD Players Most regular DVD players can play finalized discs recorded in Video mode. A few players can also play DVD-RW discs recorded in VR mode, finalized or not. Check the manual that came with the other player to check what kinds of discs it will play.

  • Page 43: What Is Dv

    Recording from an External Input (Continued) What is DV? Using DV, also known as i.LINK, you can connect a DV-equipped camcorder to this VCR/DVD Recorder using a single DV cable for input and output of audio, video, data, and control signals. The i.LINK interface is also known as IEEE 1394-1995.

  • Page 44: Vr Mode: Original And Playlist Editing

    VR Mode: Original and Playlist Editing When you edit Original content, the actual content of the disc is changed. For example, if you delete a title or chapter of Original content, that title or chapter is delet- ed from the disc. Consequently, extra recording time is created.

  • Page 45: Using The Original-title Menu

    VR Mode: Original and Playlist Editing (Continued) Using the Original-Title Menu The Original-Title is where you build and edit your Playlist, and where you can delete titles and make other changes to the Original content of the disc. You can also play individual titles directly from the Original-Title menu.

  • Page 46: Using The Playlist-title Menu

    VR Mode: Original and Playlist Editing (Continued) Using the Playlist-Title Menu DVD-RW VR Press DISC MENU/LIST repeatedly to display the Playlist-Title menu. • Use the v/V buttons to display the previous/next page if there are more than 6 titles or chapters. •...

  • Page 47: Naming A Title

    VR Mode: Original and Playlist Editing (Continued) Naming a Title DVD-RW VR You can name Original and Playlist titles independently. Names can be up to 32 characters long. Press DISC MENU/LIST repeatedly to display Original-Title or Playlist-Title menu. Use v / V / b / B to choose the title you want to name and press ENTER.

  • Page 48: Making A New Playlist

    VR Mode: Original and Playlist Editing (Continued) Making a New Playlist DVD-RW VR Use this function to add an Original title or chapter to the Playlist. When you do this, the whole title is put into the Playlist (you can delete bits you don’t need later — see Deleting an Original or Playlist Title/Chapter on page 48).

  • Page 49: Combining Two Chapters Into One

    VR Mode: Original and Playlist Editing (Continued) Combining Two Chapters Into One DVD-RW VR Use this function to combine two adjacent Playlist or Original chapters into one. Press DISC MENU/LIST repeatedly to display the Original-Title or Playlist-Title menu. If you want to display the Original-Chapter or Playlist-Chapter menu, refer to “Using the Original- Chapter Menu”...

  • Page 50: Deleting A Part

    VR Mode: Original and Playlist Editing (Continued) Deleting a Part DVD-RW VR You can delete a part from a title. Press DISC MENU/LIST repeatedly to display Original-Title or Playlist-Title menu. Use v / V / b / B to choose a title you want to delete, then press ENTER.

  • Page 51: Video Mode: Original Editing

    Video Mode: Original Editing Using the Title List DVD-Video From the Title List display you can play, name, and erase titles. Once a Video mode disc is finalized, the Title List screen changes its appearance and you can only select titles to play.

  • Page 52: Language Code List

    Language Code List Enter the appropriate code number for the initial settings “Disc Audio”, “Disc Subtitle” and/or “Disc Menu” (See page 20). Language Code Language Abkhazian 6566 Fiji Afar 6565 Finnish Afrikaans 6570 French Albanian 8381 Frisian Amharic 6577 Galician Arabic 6582 Georgian...

  • Page 53: Country Code List

    Country Code List Enter the appropriate code number for the initial setting “Country Code” (See page 23). Country Code Country Afghanistan El Salvador Albania Equatorial Guinea Algeria Eritrea American Samoa Estonia Andorra Ethiopia Angola Falkland Islands Anguilla Faroe Islands Antarctica Fiji Antigua and Barbuda Finland...

  • Page 54: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Check the following guide for the possible cause of a problem before contacting service. Symptom The power cord is disconnected. No power. The TV is not set to receive VCR/DVD No picture. Recorder signal output. The video cable is not connected securely. The TV power is turned off.

  • Page 55

    Troubleshooting (Continued) Symptom Cannot record or did not The remaining blank space on the disc is insufficient. record successfully. The source you are trying to record is copy- protected. When setting the recording channel, the channel is tuned on the TV’s own tuner. When recording to a Video mode disc, pro- grams that are copy-once protected cannot be recorded.

  • Page 56: Video Head Cleaning

    Troubleshooting (Continued) Video Head Cleaning Video head clogging The video heads are the means by which the unit reads the picture from the tape during playback. In the unlikely event that the heads become dirty enough to be clogged, no picture will be played back. This can easily be deter- mined if, during playback of a known good tape, there is good sound, but no picture (picture is extremely snowy).

  • Page 57: Specifications

    Specifications General Power requirements Power consumption Dimensions (approx.) Mass (approx.) Operating temperature Operating humidity Signal system Recording Recording format Recordable discs Recordable time Video recording format Sampling frequency Compression format Audio recording format Sampling frequency Compression format VCR Specifications Head system Timer Tape speed Tape width...

  • Page 58

    Specifications (Continued) Outputs VIDEO OUT S-VIDEO OUT COMPONENT VIDEO OUT (PROGRESSIVE SCAN) Audio output (digital audio) Audio output (optical audio) Audio output (analog audio) RF OUT Accessory: Video cable ......1 RF 75-ohm Coaxial cable .

  • Page 59: Warranty

    Acts of God, or normal wear and tear. The foregoing is in lieu of all other express warranties and SANYO does not assume or authorize any party to assume for it any other obligation or liability.

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