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DVD VIDEO RECORDER

D-R2SU
D-R2SC
OWNER'S MANUAL
INSTALLATION
GUIDE
Read this booklet first.
PM0015866010
S
© 2004 Toshiba Corporation
DIGITAL VIDEO

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  • Page 1: Dvd Video Recorder

    DVD VIDEO RECORDER D-R2SU D-R2SC OWNER’S MANUAL INSTALLATION GUIDE Read this booklet first. PM0015866010 © 2004 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. Copyright: It is permissible to record television programs, film, video tapes and other material only in the event that third party copyrights and other rights are not violated.
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS CAUTION: PLEASE READ AND OBSERVE ALL WARNINGS AND INSTRUCTIONS GIVEN IN THIS OWNER’S MANUAL AND THOSE MARKED ON THE UNIT. RETAIN THIS BOOKLET FOR FUTURE REFERENCE. This set has been designed and manufactured to assure personal safety. Improper use can result in electric shock or fire hazard.
  • Page 5 Introduction 13. Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time. 14. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the apparatus has been damaged in any way, such as power-supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or...
  • Page 6: Precautions

    Introduction Precautions Notes on handling Never disconnect the power cord from a wall outlet while the recorder is not in standby mode, 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.
  • 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: Notes On Copyright

    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 VCR Plus+, C and PlusCode are registered trademarks of Gemstar Development Corporation. The VCR Plus+ system is manufactured under license from Gemstar Development Corporation. Manufactured under license from QSound Labs, Inc. U.S. patent Nos. 5,105,462, 5,208,860 and 5,440,638 and various foreign counterpart. Copyright QSound Labs, Inc.
  • 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 12) Connect an antenna to the recorder. page 14) Connect a cable box or satellite system to the recorder. pages 16 to 19) Connect the recorder to a TV.
  • Page 11: Table Of Contents

    D: Remote control settings ... 46 Operating a TV with the remote control of this recorder ... 46 Operating the second and third TOSHIBA DVD video recorders with the remote control of this recorder ... 48 Limited Warranty DVD PLAYER/RECORDER ... 50...
  • Page 12: 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. Notes on batteries Improper use of batteries may cause battery leakage and corrosion.
  • Page 13: Connections

    Connection procedure “Connecting an antenna and TV” ( page 14) “Connecting an antenna and TV” ( “Connecting to a TV equipped with audio/video inputs” page 15) “Connecting to an audio system” ( page 21) AV amplifier When you connect a TV equipped with audio/ video inputs Perform steps 1, 2 and 3.
  • Page 14: 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 signals on the TV. 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 15 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. DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT S-VIDEO VIDEO INPUT1 CHANNEL INPUT3 CHANGE VIDEO S-VIDEO (red) To OUTPUT (R/L) Video/audio cable (supplied) Connect the power cord of the recorder to a wall outlet.
  • Page 16: 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. Cable box RF IN (FROM ANT.) RF OUT (TO TV) VHF / UHF This set-up will allow you to: –...
  • Page 17 RF IN (FROM ANT.) RF OUT (TO TV) CHANNEL CHANGE VHF/UHF Cable box A/B switch DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT S-VIDEO BITSTREAM/PCM VIDEO INPUT1 CHANNEL INPUT3 CHANGE VIDEO OPTICAL S-VIDEO Cable box This set-up will allow you to: – record an unscrambled or scrambled channel. –...
  • Page 18: Connecting To A Satellite System

    Connections Connecting to a satellite system Choose one of the following according to your type of satellite receiver. RF IN (FROM ANT.) RF OUT (TO TV) VHF / UHF Satellite receiver Audio outputs Video output DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT S-VIDEO BITSTREAM/PCM VIDEO INPUT1 CHANNEL...
  • Page 19: Connecting To The Ir Control Cable

    Connecting the IR control cable The recorder sends commands to your connected set top box to control the channels of it through the IR control cable. Make the following preparation. Connect the plug of the supplied IR control cable to the CHANNEL CHANGE IR jack on the recorder.
  • Page 20: 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 VIDEO OUT To Y VIDEO OUT VIDEO CHANNEL CHANGE VIDEO S-VIDEO Audio cable (not supplied) To audio inputs of the amplifier (red)
  • Page 21: Connecting To An Audio System

    Connections Connecting to an audio system You can enjoy high quality dynamic sounds by connecting the recorder to an audio system. • For connection to your TV, see • For details of output sound, see “OPERATIONS”. • This section uses the following reference marks. Front speaker Center speaker Surround speaker...
  • Page 22: Connecting To An Amplifier Equipped With A Dolby Digital Decoder

    Connections Connecting to an audio system (Continued) Connecting to an amplifier equipped with a Dolby Digital decoder Dolby Digital Dolby Digital is the surround sound technology used in theaters showing the latest movies, and is now available to reproduce this realistic effect in the home. You can enjoy motion picture and live concert DVD video discs with this dynamic realistic sound by connecting the recorder to a 6 channel amplifier equipped with a Dolby Digital decoder or Dolby Digital processor.
  • Page 23: Connecting To An Amplifier Equipped With A Dts Decoder

    Connecting to an amplifier equipped with a DTS decoder Digital Theater Systems (DTS) DTS is a high quality surround technology used in theaters and now available for home use, on DVD video discs or audio CDs. If you have a DTS decoder or processor, you can obtain the full benefit of 5.1 channel DTS encoded sound tracks on DVD video discs or audio CDs.
  • Page 24: Connecting To An Amplifier Equipped With A Digital Audio Input

    Connections Connecting to an audio system (Continued) Connecting to an amplifier equipped with a digital audio input 2 channel digital stereo You can enjoy the dynamic sound of 2 channel digital stereo by connecting an amplifier equipped with a digital audio input and speaker system (right and left front speakers).
  • Page 25: Basic Setup

    Guide 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 26: 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 27 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 28: A: Initial Settings

    Basic Setup A: Initial Settings This step sets the recorder’s clock and tuner to record broadcasting TV programs. Once you complete this process there is generally no need to reset the clock. (However, 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 TOP MENU...
  • Page 29 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 30: 1: Language Setting

    Basic Setup A: Initial Settings (Continued) 1: Language setting Select a preferred language for on-screen displays. OPEN/CLOSE TOP MENU MENU RETURN ANGLE SUBTITLE AUDIO CHANNEL TIMESLIP INSTANT REPLAY INSTANT SKIP EASY NAVI REC MENU EDIT MENU LIBRARY CONTENT MENU ENTER PAUSE STOP PLAY...
  • Page 31: 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 TOP MENU MENU RETURN ANGLE SUBTITLE AUDIO CHANNEL TIMESLIP INSTANT REPLAY INSTANT SKIP EASY NAVI REC MENU EDIT MENU LIBRARY CONTENT MENU ENTER...
  • Page 32 Basic Setup A: Initial Settings (Continued) Notes on summer 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. Therefore, there may be some inconsistency in the display’s digits or actual operations on that occasion.
  • Page 33: Manual Clock Setting

    OPEN/CLOSE TOP MENU MENU RETURN ANGLE SUBTITLE AUDIO CHANNEL TIMESLIP INSTANT REPLAY INSTANT SKIP EASY NAVI REC MENU EDIT MENU LIBRARY CONTENT MENU ENTER PAUSE STOP PLAY QUICK MENU VCR Plus+ EXTEND REC MODE TV CODE T.SEARCH CLEAR DELETE SETUP ENTER SETUP Notes...
  • Page 34: 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 CHANNEL buttons. OPEN/CLOSE MENU RETURN...
  • Page 35 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 36: 4: Set Top Box Setting

    Basic Setup A: Initial Settings (Continued) 4: Set top box setting For connecting a cable box or a satellite receiver to this recorder, follow the instructions below: Preparation: • To control channels of the connected set top box from the recorder, connect the supplied IR control cable to the CHANNEL CHANGE IR jack of the recorder.
  • Page 37 OPEN/CLOSE TOP MENU MENU RETURN ANGLE SUBTITLE AUDIO CHANNEL TIMESLIP INSTANT REPLAY INSTANT SKIP EASY NAVI REC MENU EDIT MENU LIBRARY CONTENT MENU ENTER PAUSE STOP PLAY QUICK MENU VCR Plus+ EXTEND REC MODE TV CODE T.SEARCH CLEAR DELETE SETUP ENTER Press ADJUST (or / ) to select your set top...
  • Page 38 Press , then press the number buttons to enter the 3 digits of a brand code of your set top box obtained from the table ( e.g. If you connect a TOSHIBA satellite receiver: ENTER Press ENTER. The “Initial settings” menu returns.
  • Page 39 Recoton Regal Regency Rembrandt Samsung Samsung DSS Scientific Atlanta Sheritech Signal SL Marx Sony Sony DSS Sprucer Standard Components Stargate Sylvania Teknika Telecaption Teleview Texscan Tocom Toshiba Toshiba DSS Uniden DSS Unika Universal Videoway Vidtek Viewstar Zenith Zenith HDS Codes...
  • Page 40: 5: Guide Channel Setting

    Basic Setup A: Initial Settings (Continued) 5: Guide channel setting VCR Plus+ system is a timer recording system designed to simplify programming. It requires you to enter a ® PlusCode programming number corresponding to a desired program. You must program the recorder for the special numbers for guide channels (also called VCR Plus+ system channel numbers) assigned to each channel that you receive.
  • Page 41 OPEN/CLOSE TOP MENU MENU RETURN ANGLE SUBTITLE AUDIO CHANNEL TIMESLIP INSTANT REPLAY INSTANT SKIP EASY NAVI REC MENU EDIT MENU LIBRARY CONTENT MENU ENTER PAUSE STOP PLAY QUICK MENU VCR Plus+ EXTEND REC MODE TV CODE T.SEARCH CLEAR DELETE SETUP ENTER Note •...
  • Page 42: 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 TOP MENU MENU RETURN ANGLE SUBTITLE AUDIO CHANNEL TIMESLIP INSTANT REPLAY INSTANT SKIP EASY NAVI REC MENU EDIT MENU LIBRARY CONTENT MENU ENTER PAUSE...
  • Page 43 “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. ( ENTER pages 22, 23) The recorder outputs digital audio information in the bitstream format when you play a DVD video disc recorded on the Dolby Digital, DTS, MPEG1 and...
  • Page 44: C: Tv Shape Setting

    Basic Setup C: TV shape seting Select the picture shape according to the aspet ratio of your TV. OPEN/CLOSE TOP MENU MENU RETURN ANGLE SUBTITLE AUDIO CHANNEL TIMESLIP INSTANT REPLAY INSTANT SKIP EASY NAVI REC MENU EDIT MENU LIBRARY CONTENT MENU ENTER PAUSE STOP...
  • Page 45 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. • The displayable picture shape is preset on the DVD video disc. Therefore, the playback picture of some DVD video discs may not conform to the picture shape you select.
  • Page 46: 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 If your TV is compatible with this recorder, you can use the remote control of this recorder to operate your TV. Preparation: Entering a brand code into the remote control TIMESLIP INSTANT REPLAY...
  • Page 47 0331 0501 0651 0771 Notes • TOSHIBA code is factory set. • Some brands have several codes. Try one by one until the remote control can operate your TV. • Depending on the TV, the remote control may not operate at all or some of the buttons may not work.
  • Page 48: 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 49 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 CHANNEL buttons on the recorder at the same time for three seconds or more.
  • Page 50: Limited Warranty Dvd Player/Recorder

    Limited Warranty DVD PLAYER/RECORDER 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 DVD PLAYER/RECORDER AS A GIFT FROM THE ORIGINAL CONSUMER PURCHASER AND TO NO OTHER PURCHASER OR TRANSFEREE.
  • Page 51 DVD PLAYER/RECORDER to the Service Station. For additional information, visit TACP’s web site: www.tacp.toshiba.com. Time for Taking Action ALL WARRANTIES IMPLIED BY THE LAW OF ANY STATE OF THE U.S.A., INCLUDING THE IMPLIED...
  • Page 52: Canadian Warranty Information

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