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DVD VIDEO RECORDER

D-R4SU
D-R4SC
D-KR4SU
OWNER'S MANUAL
INSTALLATION
GUIDE
Read this booklet first.
P000416400
H
PM0020460011
© 2005 Toshiba Corporation
DIGITAL VIDEO

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  • Page 1: Dvd Video Recorder

    DVD VIDEO RECORDER D-R4SU D-R4SC D-KR4SU OWNER’S MANUAL INSTALLATION GUIDE Read this booklet first. P000416400 PM0020460011 © 2005 Toshiba Corporation DIGITAL VIDEO...
  • Page 2: Introduction

    - Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. WARNING: Changes or modifications made to this equipment, not expressly approved by Toshiba, or parties authorized by Toshiba, could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilat- eral triangle, is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage”...
  • Page 3 Note to cable system installer: This reminder is provided to call the cable system installer’s attention to Article 820-40 of the NEC 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. The instructions shall state that an ALL-POLE MAINS SWITCH with a contact separation of at least 3 mm in each pole shall be incorporated in the electrical installation of the building.
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 1. Read these instructions. 2. Keep these instructions. 3. Heed all warnings. 4. Follow all instructions. 5. Do not use this apparatus near water. 6. Clean only with dry cloth. 7. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Page 5 Introduction ADDITIONAL SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 15. Do not overload wall outlets; extension cords, or integral convenience receptacles as this can result in a risk of fire or electric shock. 16. Apparatus should not be exposed to dripping or splashing and no objects filled with liquids, such as vases, should not be placed on the apparatus.
  • Page 6: Precautions

    Introduction Precautions Notes on handling Never disconnect the power cord from a wall outlet while the recorder is turned on, unless it is in an emergency. Doing so may cause malfunction. When shipping the recorder, the original shipping carton and packing materials come in handy. For maximum protection, repack the unit as it was originally packed at the factory.
  • Page 7 Exemptions Toshiba is not liable for any damage caused by fires, natural disaster (such as thunder, earthquake, etc.), acts by third parties, accidents, owner’s intentional or unintentional misuse, or uses in other improper conditions.
  • Page 8 Introduction Precautions (Continued) Notes on moisture condensation Moisture condensation damages the unit. Please read the following carefully. Moisture condensation occurs, for example, when you pour a cold drink into a glass on a warm day. Drops of water form on the outside of the glass. In the same way, moisture may condense on the optical pick-up lens inside this unit, one of the most crucial internal parts of the unit.
  • Page 9 Program Recording Copy within the same disc DVD-RAM Can be Can be recorded copied DVD-RW Copy free DVD-R DVD-RAM Can be Cannot be recorded copied Recording once permitted DVD-RW Cannot be recorded DVD-R Recording once permitted DVD-RAM Cannot be recorded DVD-RW Recording DVD-R...
  • Page 10: Installation Procedure

    Introduction Installation procedure Read carefully “SAFETY PRECAUTIONS”, “IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS” and “Precautions”. pages 2 to 9) Check the supplied accessories. (See right) Load the batteries in the remote control. page 18) Connect an antenna to the recorder. page 20) Connect a cable box or satellite system to the recorder. pages 22 to 24) Connect the recorder to a TV.
  • Page 11: About This Product

    DVD discs. Additionally, discs recorded in this device may not operate properly in other DVD players, recorders and/or personal computer drives. If you happen to encounter difficulties playing or recording a DVD disc or playing a CD disc, please feel free to call our Customer Service Hotline at 1-800-319-6684.
  • Page 12: Choosing A Disc

    • Handle the disc according to the disc instruction manual. • Toshiba cannot guarantee that all discs bearing the DVD or CD logos will operate as expected. Additionally, Toshiba cannot guarantee that discs recorded in this device will operate properly in other DVD players.
  • Page 13 • This recorder uses the NTSC color system, and cannot play DVD video discs recorded in any other color system (PAL, SECAM, etc.), even if they have region marks • Toshiba cannot guarantee that all discs bearing the DVD or CD logos will operate as expected. Please see the discussion of compatibility on page 11.
  • Page 14 Introduction Choosing a disc (Continued) On DVD-RAM discs Use only DVD-RAM discs that comply with DVD-RAM standard Version 2.0, 2.1 or 2.2. The recorder cannot record on a disc formatted in any other standard. When using such a disc, initialize it by using the disc-format function of this recorder.
  • Page 15 On DVD-R discs Standards DVD-R for General Ver.2.0 discs can be used for recording and playback. Discs compatible with 2X speed recording (labeled Ver.2.1/2X etc.) and discs compatible with 4X speed recording (labeled Ver.2.1/4X etc.) can also be used. Select discs labeled “for video,” “for recording,” “120 min.”...
  • Page 16: Structure Of Disc Contents

    Introduction Choosing a disc (Continued) Structure of disc contents Normally, DVD video discs are divided into titles, and the titles are subdivided into chapters. VIDEO CDs/audio CDs are divided into tracks. DVD video disc Title 1 Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 VIDEO CD / audio CD Track 1 Track 2...
  • Page 17: Table Of Contents

    D: Remote control settings ... 42 Operating a TV with the remote control of this recorder ... 42 Operating the second and third TOSHIBA DVD video recorders with the remote control of this recorder ... 44 Limited United States Warranty ... 46...
  • Page 18: Preparation Of The Remote Control

    Introduction Preparation of the remote control Open the cover. Insert batteries (AAA size). Make sure to match the + and – on the batteries to the marks inside the battery compartment. Close the cover. Caution • Never throw batteries into a fire. Notes •...
  • Page 19: Connections

    Connection procedure “Connecting an antenna and TV” ( page 20) “Connecting an antenna and TV” ( “Connecting to a TV equipped with audio/video inputs” page 21) “Connecting to an audio system” ( page 26) AV amplifier When you connect a TV equipped with audio/ video inputs Perform steps 1, 2 and 3.
  • Page 20: Connecting An Antenna And Tv

    Connections Connecting an antenna and TV Connect your TV and the antenna to this recorder for recording and to view broadcast programs on the Disconnect the antenna cable from your TV, and connect it to the RF IN (FROM ANT.) terminal on the recorder. Using the supplied coaxial cable of this recorder, connect the RF OUT (TO TV) terminal to the TV.
  • Page 21 Connect to a TV equiped with audio/video inputs. Connect as below for watching received channels or recorded contents. Watching via the RF OUT terminal is not available. (red) (white) To OUTPUT To OUTPUT (R/L) (VIDEO) Video/audio cable (supplied) Connect the power cord of the recorder to a wall outlet. Make sure that the powered recorder lights the LED on the front panel.
  • Page 22: Connecting To Cable Tv Signal

    Connections Connecting to cable TV signal Choose one of the below according to your usage of the cable box. For watching received channels, connect to the TV via the audio/video cable. Incoming cable Cable box Incoming cable Cable box Incoming cable This set-up will allow you to: –...
  • Page 23 A/B switch Cable box Cable box This set-up will allow you to: – record an unscrambled or scrambled channel. – record an unscrambled channel while watching another unscrambled channel (only when you connect a cable-compatible TV). You will need to: •...
  • Page 24: Connecting To A Satellite System

    Connections Connecting to a satellite system Choose one of the following according to your type of satellite receiver. Satellite receiver Satellite antenna Satellite antenna Audio outputs When the satellite receiver does not have audio/ video outputs 1 Connect a satellite antenna to the satellite receiver. 2 Connect the RF IN (FROM ANT.) terminal on the recorder and the RF OUT terminal of the satellite receiver.
  • Page 25: Connecting To A Tv Equipped With Component Video Inputs

    Connections Connecting to a TV equipped with component video inputs If your TV has component video inputs, you can obtain pictures in better quality. To P COMPONENT OUTPUT To Y COMPONENT OUTPUT Only video signals are output from the COMPONENT OUTPUT jacks. (Audio signals are not output.) To obtain the sound, connect an audio system to the audio output jacks.
  • Page 26: Connecting To An Audio System

    Connections Connecting to an audio system You can enjoy multichannel surround-sound such as 5.1 channel by connecting to an amplifier compatible with Dolby Digital and DTS sound. • For connection to your TV, see • For details of output sound, see CAUTION •...
  • Page 27: Basic Setup

    Channel setting B: Output sound setting C: TV shape setting D: Remote control settings Operating a TV with the remote control of this recorder Operating the second and third TOSHIBA DVD video recorders with the remote control of this recorder...
  • Page 28: Starting Up The Recorder

    Basic Setup Starting up the recorder After all the necessary connections, • Turn on the equipment connected to the recorder. • Select the corresponding video input on your television. Perform these selections whenever you operate the recorder. Turning the power on Press the ON/STANDBY button from the remote control or on the front panel of the recorder.
  • Page 29 Startup/finishing (closing) icons These icons are displayed on the right corner on the top of the screen. While they are flashing, the recorder is operating as follows: Startup, reading a disc, finishing recording Loading Unloading a disc, finishing the recorder’s operation loading Opening a disc tray...
  • Page 30: A: Initial Settings

    Basic Setup A: Initial settings This step sets the recorder’s clock and tuner to record broadcasting TV programs. If there are discrepancies in the recorder’s time display or changes made to receivable TV stations, you should make this setting again. OPEN/CLOSE DISPLAY FL SELECT DIMMER PROGRESSIVE...
  • Page 31 Tip on setting The recorder provides you with a variety of GUI (Graphical User Interface) displays to perform key operations including customizing of setting, playback or recording. Refer to the guide on the bottom on each GUI for further programming related information. e.g.
  • Page 32: 1: Language Setting

    Basic Setup A: Initial settings (Continued) 1: Language setting Select a preferred language for on-screen displays. OPEN/CLOSE DISPLAY FL SELECT DIMMER PROGRESSIVE SUBTITLE AUDIO/SAP FREEZE ANGLE Start REMAIN REC MODE EXTEND ZOOM SETUP TIMESLIP MUTE INPUT SELECT EASY TOP MENU MENU NAVI SELECT/...
  • Page 33: 2: Time And Date Setting

    2: Time and date setting Set the recorder’s clock. If it is not set correctly, the recorder cannot perform operations other than playback. OPEN/CLOSE DISPLAY FL SELECT DIMMER PROGRESSIVE ANGLE SUBTITLE AUDIO/SAP FREEZE Start REMAIN REC MODE EXTEND ZOOM SETUP TIMESLIP MUTE INPUT SELECT...
  • Page 34 Basic Setup A: Initial settings (Continued) Notes on summer time (Daylight-Saving time) on this recorder • The recording system of this recorder always conforms to its own actual clock even at the moment it gains or loses 1 hour of shift to/from summer time.
  • Page 35: Manual Clock Setting

    OPEN/CLOSE DISPLAY FL SELECT DIMMER PROGRESSIVE ANGLE SUBTITLE AUDIO/SAP FREEZE REMAIN REC MODE EXTEND ZOOM SETUP TIMESLIP MUTE INPUT SELECT EASY TOP MENU MENU NAVI SELECT/ ENTER INSTANT INSTANT REPLAY SKIP QUICK MENU SKIP REV STOP SKIP FWD PLAY SEARCH ADJUST CHP DIVIDE + 10...
  • Page 36: 3: Channel Setting

    Basic Setup A: Initial settings (Continued) 3: Channel setting The recorder scans through all receivable TV and cable channels and stores only the active ones in its memory. Once this process is completed, you can select a desired channel using the CH button. OPEN/CLOSE DISPLAY FL SELECT DIMMER PROGRESSIVE...
  • Page 37 Adding or erasing channels Adding channels If a desired channel cannot be scanned automatically because of a weak signal, it can be added to the memory. Erasing channels You can erase a stored channel from the memory. 1) Select “Manual” at step 6. 2) Press to select a channel you want to add or erase.
  • Page 38: B: Output Sound Setting

    Basic Setup B: Output sound setting Select the output sound setting corresponding to the connected TV or audio system. OPEN/CLOSE DISPLAY FL SELECT DIMMER PROGRESSIVE ANGLE SUBTITLE AUDIO/SAP FREEZE Start REMAIN REC MODE EXTEND ZOOM SETUP TIMESLIP MUTE INPUT SELECT EASY TOP MENU MENU...
  • Page 39 “B: Output sound setting” is complete. Go to “C: TV shape setting”. ( Press to select the output sound format. Bitstream: Select when connected to an amplifier equipped with a Dolby Digital, DTS, MPEG1 and MPEG2 decoder. ( SELECT/ ENTER page 26) OPTICAL Amplifier...
  • Page 40: C: Tv Shape Setting

    Basic Setup C: TV shape setting Select the picture shape according to the aspect ratio of your TV. OPEN/CLOSE PROGRESSIVE DISPLAY FL SELECT DIMMER SUBTITLE AUDIO/SAP FREEZE ANGLE Start REMAIN REC MODE EXTEND ZOOM SETUP TIMESLIP MUTE INPUT SELECT EASY TOP MENU MENU NAVI...
  • Page 41 Notes • Actual picture shape may depend on signal type of broadcast or input source, or settings on the connected TV. Refer to the owner’s manual of the TV. • When a DVD video disc has a particular available picture shape, the contents may not be compatible with other picture shape.
  • Page 42: D: Remote Control Settings

    Basic Setup D: Remote control settings Perform this step according to your preference and usage. Operating a TV with the remote control of this recorder The remote control of this recorder has a function to operate a TV. Preparation: Entering a brand code into the remote control MUTE INPUT SELECT EASY...
  • Page 43 1801 2111 2151 Notes • TOSHIBA code is already set when you operate this recorder for the first time. • Some brands have several codes. Try one by one until the remote control can operate your TV. • Even after the recorder's remote control is programmed, it may not operate some or all of the features on your other device.
  • Page 44: Operating The Second And Third Toshiba Dvd Video Recorders With The Remote Control Of This Recorder

    Operating the second and third TOSHIBA DVD video recorders with the remote control of this recorder Switches the codes to operate the recorder. If you use the second and third TOSHIBA DVD video recorders, set the different remote codes for each recorder to avoid confusion in the response of the recorders.
  • Page 45 You can temporarily disable the reception of the remote control signals at the recorder, when the selection of DR 1, DR 2 and DR 3 is not sufficient while you are using several Toshiba DVD video recorders. Press the CH buttons on the recorder at the same time for three seconds or more.
  • Page 46: Limited United States Warranty

    Limited United States Warranty Digital Audio Video (“DAV”) Product-Depot Repair Warranty Toshiba America Consumer Products, L.L.C,. (“TACP”) makes the following limited warranties to original consumers in the United States. THESE LIMITED WARRANTIES EXTEND TO THE ORIGINAL CONSUMER PURCHASER OR ANY PERSON RECEIVING THIS DAV PRODUCT AS A GIFT FROM THE ORIGINAL CONSUMER PURCHASER AND TO NO OTHER PURCHASER OR TRANSFEREE.
  • Page 47 DAV Product to the Depot Warranty Repair Center specified by the TACP Consumer Solutions Center. For additional information, visit TACP’s web site: www.tacp.toshiba.com. ALL WARRANTIES IMPLIED BY THE LAW OF ANY STATE OF THE U.S.A., INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS...
  • Page 48: Canadian Warranty Information

    Toshiba of Canada Limited 191 McNabb Street Markham, Ontario L3R 8H2 - IMPORTANT - CANADIAN WARRANTY INFORMATION GARANTIE CANADIENNE...
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