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DIGITAL VIDEO
HDD/DVD VIDEO RECORDER
RD-XS35SU
RD-XS35SC
OWNER'S MANUAL
OPERATIONS
GUIDE
Read "INSTALLATION GUIDE" first.
P000453940
Printed in China
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PM0025866010
© 2006 Toshiba Corporation
Printed on 70% Recycled Paper

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  • Page 1 DIGITAL VIDEO HDD/DVD VIDEO RECORDER RD-XS35SU RD-XS35SC OWNER’S MANUAL OPERATIONS GUIDE Read “INSTALLATION GUIDE” first. P000453940 Printed in China PM0025866010 © 2006 Toshiba Corporation Printed on 70% Recycled Paper...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Introduction Table of contents Introduction Playback Caution for safety ..........4 Playing recorded contents (CONTENT MENU) ..........60 About this product ..........5 Playing at various speeds ........Choosing a disc ..........6 Playing a DVD video disc ......... 66 Index to parts and controls ......
  • Page 3 Library Using Library data ........... 132 Basic operation of the Library system ....Searching for a desired title ......133 Changing the listing order ........Searching ............... Jumping ..............Viewing Library data ........135 Viewing title information ......... Viewing disc information ........Maintenance of Library data ........
  • Page 4: Introduction

    Introduction Introduction Caution for safety Read “SAFETY PRECAUTIONS”, “IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS”, “Precautions” and all other sections of the “INSTALLATION GUIDE” that came with this product prior to reading this “OPERATIONS GUIDE”.
  • Page 5: About This Product

    Introduction About this product Some differences Playback Restrictions Because of its recording capability and hard disc drive This owner’s manual explains the basic instructions for (HDD), this DVD recorder operates more like a computer this recorder. Some DVD video discs are produced in a and differently than a standard DVD player.
  • Page 6: 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, recorders and/or personal computer drives.
  • Page 7 • 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 5.
  • Page 8 Introduction Choosing a disc (Continued) On DVD-RAM discs Use only DVD-RAM discs that comply with DVD- To protect recorded contents RAM standard Version 2.0, 2.1 or 2.2. Slide the write-protect tab to “PROTECT” with something small The recorder cannot record on a disc formatted in any enough.
  • Page 9 On DVD-R discs Marks on DVD video discs The following are examples of marks and the meanings. Standards DVD-R for General Ver.2.0 discs can be used for recording and playback. Discs compatible with the following recording speeds Mark Meanings can also be used: Ver.
  • Page 10: Structure Of Disc Contents

    Introduction Choosing a disc (Continued) Structure of disc contents On handling discs Normally, DVD video discs are divided into titles, and the Do not touch the playback side of the disc. titles are subdivided into chapters. VIDEO CDs/audio CDs are divided into tracks. DVD video disc Title 1 Title...
  • Page 11 Discs and purposes The table shows main functions which are available on this recorder per disc category. This will help you choose discs. DVD-RAM disc DVD-RW disc DVD-R disc Suitable for repeat use of the Suitable for saving data in Suitable for saving data in Characteristics on this disc, and data storage for...
  • Page 12: Index To Parts And Controls

    Introduction Index to parts and controls See pages with arrows for details. Front panel * The above illustration displays the front panel with the cover open. See the following page on how to open or close the cover. q ON/STANDBY button / ON/STANDBY indicator i Front panel display page 18 page 20...
  • Page 13 To open or close the cover on the front panel Put your finger on the left edge of the cover and pull it down to open. Note • Do not place a heavy object on the cover while it is open.
  • Page 14: Rear Panel

    Introduction Index to parts and controls (Continued) Rear panel t INPUT1/INPUT3 jacks q Power cord page 44 page 21 in “INSTALLATION Use this to connect the recorder to output jacks of GUIDE” external devices such as another player or w Ventilation fan camcorder.
  • Page 15 o OUTPUT jacks page 21, 23, 24, 26 in “INSTALLATION GUIDE” Outputs video and audio signals to a connected TV or amplifier.
  • Page 16: Remote Control

    Introduction Index to parts and controls (Continued) Remote control...
  • Page 17 OPEN/CLOSE button page 20 RETURN button* Buttons for TV operation page 44 in TV CODE button page 44 in “INSTALLATION GUIDE” “INSTALLATION GUIDE” HDD button page 45, 50 T.SEARCH button page 71 TIMESLIP button page 68, 69 ANGLE button page 67 EASY NAVI button page 29 SUBTITLE button...
  • Page 18: Display

    Introduction Index to parts and controls (Continued) Display q PBC indicator u DVD-RW/R indicator Illuminates when a PBC-controllable VIDEO CD is Illuminates when a DVD-RW/R disc is loaded. loaded. i CHP (Chapter) indicator w Program recording indicator Illuminates when a chapter number is displayed. Illuminates when the recorder holds a timer o SAP indicator program.
  • Page 19 Dimming the display Pressing DIMMER button on the remote control changes the brightness of the display (normal/dimmed/off). Switching the display Every time you press FL SELECT button, the display changes between the channel, title number, and time. The display may not change, depending on the disc or recording conditions. !4 TITLE indicator Illuminates when a title number is displayed.
  • Page 20: Before Operating This Recorder

    Introduction Before operating this recorder Is your recorder ready? Loading a disc • Refer to “INSTALLATION GUIDE” manual and finish Check disc compatibility beforehand ( page 6, 7) the necessary preparations. and use a proper playable disc. • Turn on the connected equipment such as a TV or audio system and select the input from the recorder.
  • Page 21 This may turn the recorder on and open the disc tray. If it still wouldn’t open, Disc tray lock (Child lock) contact your nearest TOSHIBA dealer. You can lock the disc tray. Press and hold PAUSE on the remote control for longer than about 3 seconds.
  • Page 22 Introduction Before operating this recorder (Continued) Start-up/Shutdown (closing) icons Status display These icons are displayed at the top right corner of Each time you operate the recorder, the following the screen when startup or finishing. While they are displays appear on the TV screen to indicate the flashing, the recorder is operating as follows: status of the recorder.
  • Page 23: Using Tv Guide On Screen

    Introduction ® Using TV Guide On Screen The TV Guide On Screen system in your recorder is a free interactive program guide that provides up to 8 days of program listings for over-the-air, cable-ready and analog cable in your area. The system allows you to easily find, set up reminders and schedule recordings of your favorite TV programs.
  • Page 24: Services And Options

    Over-the-air or cable access to stations carrying TV Guide On Screen data is required for the TV Guide On Screen system to operate. TV Guide On Screen does not work with satellite programming. Toshiba does not provide the TV Guide On Screen data.
  • Page 25 To search by entering a keyword 1) Press to select “KEYWORD” then press ENTER. “Keyword Search” appears. 2) Press to select “new search” then press ENTER. “Search Options” appears. 3) Press to select “category” then press to select a category. 4) Press to select “enter keyword”...
  • Page 26 Introduction ® Using TV Guide On Screen (Continued) To delete recorded programs (“view as” is set to “group”) 1) Press to select a TV program and press ENTER. 2) Press to select an episode and press Menu. “Episode Options” appears. 3) Press to select “delete episode”...
  • Page 27 SETUP If you select this service and press ENTER, options to change settings are listed. To execute the setup again 1) Press to select “Change system settings” then press ENTER. Your current settings are displayed. 2) Press to select your answer then press ENTER. 3) Follow the on-screen guidance.
  • Page 28 Introduction ® Using TV Guide On Screen (Continued) To change recording defaults 1) Press to select “Change default options” then press ENTER. 2) Press to select “Record defaults” then press Menu. “Record Defaults” appears. e.g. start Press to select the time to start recording. Record Defaults go to Service Bar Press...
  • Page 29: Key Operation - Easy Navi & Quick Menu

    Introduction Key operation - EASY NAVI & QUICK MENU The EASY NAVI button opens “EASY NAVI Main Menu”, a main gate to the functions of this recorder. From this menu, you can access the desired functions while viewing a current picture. Additionally, QUICK MENU button provides you a sub menu of the current function.
  • Page 30 Introduction Key operation - EASY NAVI & QUICK MENU (Continued) To exit the EASY NAVI Quick Menu operation Press EASY NAVI again. To access various optional functions of this recorder, open Quick Menu. Quick Menu displays a list of selections relevant to your current mode. Note •...
  • Page 31: Recording

    Hint on reading this manual The following icons show the playable discs for each function described on this instruction manual. : HDD : DVD-RAM disc DVD-RAM Recording : DVD-RW disc DVD-RW : DVD-R disc DVD-R Recording variations for many types of programs or : DVD video disc situations.
  • Page 32: Before Recording

    Recording Before recording Please be sure to read this critical background information prior to making a recording. This recorder is equipped with a built-in HDD. Conventional video cassette recorders have required tapes to record, while this recorder enables recording on the HDD whenever you want, without selecting an available tape or confirming its recording time or tape remaining.
  • Page 33 Note on recording on a DVD-R disc Programmed recording and operational status Confirm disc compatibility and prepare an available The recorder gives priority to programmed recordings DVD-R disc to record on ( page 6, 9). in every operating mode. Even if the recorder is playing, recording or editing, or even in standby mode, To play a DVD-R disc recorded on this recorder on at a starting time of a programmed recording the...
  • Page 34: Initializing A Dvd-Ram/Rw Disc (Logical Format)

    Recording Before recording (Continued) Initializing a DVD-RAM/RW disc (Logical format) Be sure to read this section prior to using a DVD-RAM/RW disc on this recorder for the first time. For DVD-R, initializing is not necessary. A disc should be initialized in the following cases: (The e.g.
  • Page 35: Dvd-Ram Physical Format

    4) Press to select “Start,” then press ENTER. 1) Press SETUP. 2) Press to select “Management settings” e.g. then press ENTER. e.g. DVD format Management settings Entire disc contents excluding library data will be erased Genre setting if disc is formatted. Proceed? Front Display HDD auto stop Start...
  • Page 36: Entering Characters

    Recording Before recording (Continued) Entering characters Indicates the end of the first line on CONTENT MENU. e.g. CONTENT Indicates the limit of Title information MENU Characters displayable Cursor on CONTENT MENU. An entered character will appear here. Chapter The character being selected appears.
  • Page 37 Entering characters The cursor may be followed by unwanted characters. You can erase them if necessary by either of the following measures: Erasing characters • Erasing all the characters on the writing board Select “Clear All” by pressing buttons, then press ENTER button.
  • Page 38: Selecting A Disc According To Purposes Of Use (Dvd-Ram/R/Rw)

    Recording Before recording (Continued) Selecting a disc according to purposes of use (DVD-RAM/R/RW) There are various types of discs having different standards. Select one for your purpose of use. Purposes of use • Editing after recording (e.g. deleting unnecessary • Playing discs recorded on this recorder with other portions, dividing chapters).
  • Page 39: Setting For Recording On A Dvd-R/Rw Disc In Video Mode

    Setting for recording on a DVD-R/RW disc in Video mode This setting is necessary to play the contents on a DVD-R/RW disc with other DVD players. Items to set up How to set up When recording in Video mode, there are some Press SETUP.
  • Page 40: Setting A Timer Recording Using Tv Guide On Screen

    Recording DVD-RAM DVD-RW DVD-R ® Setting a timer recording using TV Guide On Screen To record TV programs and end them automatically, follow the procedures of this chapter. Before setting recording, see “Before recording” ( page 32). Preparation • When you record on a DVD-RAM/R/RW disc, load it into the recorder. –...
  • Page 41: Changing The Recording Options

    Changing the recording options Press TV Guide, then press to select a TV program to record. Or to search for a TV program, see page 24. TV Guide Start ENTER Press Menu. “Episode Options” appears. Menu Press to select “set recording” then press ENTER.
  • Page 42 Recording ® Setting a timer recording using TV Guide On Screen (Continued) recorder: HDD: Records onto the HDD. DVD: Records onto a loaded disc. quality: See “Recording quality (recording mode)” below. When complete, press to select “schedule recording” then ENTER. “Record Options”...
  • Page 43: Set Recording By Specifying Details Manually

    Set recording by specifying details manually 1) Press TV Guide. TV Guide On Screen LISTINGS appears. 2) Press to select “SCHEDULE”. 3) Press Menu. “Schedule Options” appears. 4) Press to select “new manual recording” then press ENTER. “Record Options” appears. 5) Press to select “date”...
  • Page 44 Recording ® Setting a timer recording using TV Guide On Screen (Continued) Deleting a recording To stop a scheduled recording 2 ways are available. 1) Press TV Guide. On LISTINGS 2) Press to select the TV program currently being recorded. 1) Press TV Guide.
  • Page 45: Recording A Tv Program

    Recording DVD-RAM DVD-RW DVD-R Recording a TV program To record a TV program currently being broadcast, follow the procedures of this chapter. Preparation • When you record on a DVD-RAM/R/RW disc, load it into the recorder. - Load a disc which has sufficient space available to record the program. - Make sure the loaded disc is not write-protected.
  • Page 46 Recording Recording a TV program (Continued) You can set in advance the desired mode for each recording media (“HDD”, “DVD”). See below. Also for your customization of the MN mode, see below. Press REC. Recording starts. Customizing the MN mode Notes •...
  • Page 47 Notes • During recording, you cannot change the recording parameters, such as modes, channels, etc. • The number of titles cannot exceed 99 for a DVD-RAM/R/RW disc or 396 for the HDD. • One continuous recording cannot exceed in any case 9 hours. Recording automatically stops at 9 hours. •...
  • Page 48 Recording Recording a TV program (Continued) To play a recorded title while recording another Creating chapters automatically at regular on the same disc (Recorded Title Play) intervals DVD-RAM Set “DVD-Video:CHP Create” ( page 154). During recording, you can play a title recorded on the same disc.
  • Page 49: Recording An External Source

    Recording DVD-RAM DVD-RW DVD-R Recording an external source You can record programs from connected equipment on the HDD or a DVD-RAM/R/RW disc. Connect according to A or B. A: Using the input jacks on the rear of the recorder Video cable INPUT1 (L-1) Audio cable •...
  • Page 50 Recording Recording an external source (Continued) Press INPUT SELECT repeatedly so that “L-1,” “L-2,” or “L-3” appears on the front panel display, corresponding to the input in which the device is connected. Each time you press the button, the indicator changes. INPUT SELECT L-1: To record pictures from equipment connected to the INPUT1 jacks on the rear panel.
  • Page 51 Notes on recording from a connected VCR or camcorder Check the condition of the source equipment before playing. Set the equipment in a good condition, e.g. clean the head or adjust the tracking, etc. to obtain optimum playback. Bad conditions may produce noises in playback. These noises may be detected as copy protection signals, resulting in a stoppage of the recording.
  • Page 52: Dv Recording (Recording From A Digital Video Camera)

    Recording DVD-RAM DVD-RW DVD-R DV recording (Recording from a digital video camera) You can connect a DV format digital video camera to the DV IN terminal to record from it. Preparation • Press HDD or DVD button to select a recording media •...
  • Page 53 Press to make the settings. As you select each item, an explanation is provided. To change the picture and sound rates: ENTER 1) Press buttons to select “Change” then press ENTER button. 2) On the “User record quality” display, press ADJUST button to select a setting number.
  • Page 54 Recording DV Recording (Recording from a digital video camera) (Continued) Notes • The DV IN terminal of this recorder supports only input from a DV format digital video camera. It cannot output to a connected device. Some models of DV format digital video cameras may be not compatible.
  • Page 55: Deleting Recorded Contents

    Recording DVD-RAM DVD-RW DVD-R Deleting recorded contents Important note Any deleted title/chapter (original) cannot be restored. Before deleting, be sure to check contents on the disc. On a finalized DVD-R/RW disc, this feature is not possible. To delete a title (chapter) Press CONTENT MENU, then press Start to select a title to delete.
  • Page 56: Others

    Recording Others To protect recorded content Technical Information About recording time You can protect recorded contents of the HDD or a DVD-RAM disc from unexpected deletion. The recording time of a typical VCR (Video Cassette Recorder) is determined by the length of a video tape Protection is provided for each title (original).
  • Page 57 D /M1, D /M2 Sound recording format onto DVD-RAM discs. When recording, sounds are converted into digital signals and compressed. In playback, they are extracted to the original sound. The standard differenciates D /M1 D /M2 in data volume to use. D /M1 and D /M2 are applied the digital recording technology for consumer products of Dolby Laboratories.
  • Page 59: Playback

    Playback Play your favorite contents. Playing recorded contents (CONTENT MENU) Playing a DVD video disc Other playback functions...
  • Page 60: Playing Recorded Contents (Content Menu)

    Playback DVD-RAM DVD-RW DVD-R Playing recorded contents (CONTENT MENU) Titles and chapters recorded on the HDD or a DVD-RAM/R/RW disc are displayed in thumbnail view, so that you can easily locate a desired one. You can play recorded TV programs also from TV Guide On Screen. See page 25.
  • Page 61 To skip the contents in pre-determined Reading CONTENT MENU increments Each recorded content is displayed as its thumbnail. During playback, press INSTANT SKIP. Each time you press the button, you can skip by a CONTENT 1 / 2 Title List Page MENU specified time.
  • Page 62: Playing At Various Speeds

    Playback Playing recorded contents (CONTENT MENU) (Continued) Playing at various speeds DVD-RAM DVD-RW DVD-R DVD-VIDEO Playing in fast reverse or fast forward During normal playback, press PICTURE SEARCH. : Fast forward playback : Fast reverse playback Each time you press the button, the playback speed changes. During fast forward playback at “...
  • Page 63 Resuming playback from the location last Playing the digest (Skip Search) stopped (Title resume) The recorder memorizes the location you last stopped This feature repeats playback of about 5 seconds and playback to resume from there. skip of 1 minute from the beginning to the end of a recorded title, so that you can view the digest of it.
  • Page 64 Playback Playing recorded contents (CONTENT MENU) (Continued) Playing all titles (original) in a disc Checking the background information on a selected title (Play All ORG Titles) You can play all Original titles in the HDD or a DVD- 1) At step 2 on page 60, select a title (chapter) RAM disc in the order of the thumbnails on CONTENT then press QUICK MENU.
  • Page 65 Changing the order of titles Jumping to a specified page You can change the order or sort the titles by genres. 1) Press CONTENT MENU. 1) Press CONTENT MENU. CONTENT MENU appears. CONTENT MENU appears. 2) Press QUICK MENU. 2) Press QUICK MENU. Quick Menu appears.
  • Page 66: Playing A Dvd Video Disc

    Playback DVD-RW DVD-R DVD-VIDEO Playing a DVD video disc You can also play VIDEO CDs, audio CDs or finalization processed DVD-R discs in the same manner. To play recorded contents, follow the instructions on page 60. Preparation • Turn on a TV or audio system and select the corresponding input source that the recorder is connected to. •...
  • Page 67 Resuming playback from the location last Selecting the camera angle stopped at (Resume Play) If the scene was recorded with multiple angles, you can easily change the camera angle of the scene you DVD-RW DVD-R DVD-VIDEO are watching. You can resume playback from the location where you 1) Press ANGLE while playing a scene recorded with stopped at.
  • Page 68: Other Playback Functions

    Playback Other playback functions Pausing a TV broadcast to resume later (Pause TV) This function enables you to pause a TV broadcast and resume viewing at a later, more convenient time, by storing the TV broadcast temporarily on the HDD. While viewing a TV broadcast via this recorder or immediately before it starts, press TIMESLIP.
  • Page 69: Playing A Tv Program Currently Being Recorded (Chase Play)

    Playing a TV program currently being recorded (Chase Play) DVD-RAM You can begin playback from the beginning of a program currently being recorded. You will find this function of great advantage on long programs, as you do not have to wait for the end of recording to begin playback.
  • Page 70: Zooming A Picture

    Playback Other playback functions (Continued) Zooming a picture DVD-RAM DVD-RW DVD-R DVD-VIDEO You can magnify areas within a picture. 1) Press ZOOM. A zoom scope appears. Zoom scope 2) Select a zoom point and magnification level. Raises the magnification level. Lowers the magnification level.
  • Page 71: Locating By Entering The Number Of A Desired Section

    Locating by entering the number of a desired section DVD-RAM DVD-RW DVD-R DVD-VIDEO Normally titles, chapters, and tracks are numbered. By entering these numbers, you can access a desired section. 1) Press T.SEARCH. If you are using a VIDEO e.g. Title CD/audio CD, skip step 2.
  • Page 72: Selecting The Sound

    Playback Other playback functions (Continued) Selecting the sound DVD-RAM DVD-RW DVD-R DVD-VIDEO You can select a preferred language and a sound format. Press AUDIO during playback or while receiving a broadcast. The current audio setting appears. AUDIO AUDIO The language code appears instead of the language name.
  • Page 73 Notes • Some discs allow you to change audio selections only via the disc menu. If this is the case, press MENU button and choose the appropriate language from the selections on the disc menu. • When you turn on the recorder or replace a disc, the recorder returns to the initial default setting. ( page 146) Depending on a disc, a specific type of audio the disc has is output.
  • Page 74: Viewing Jpeg Files

    Playback Other playback functions (Continued) Viewing JPEG files You can play JPEG files that have been recorded on a CD-R or CD-ROM on the recorder. Preparations • Prepare a compatible disc ( page 75) that contains JPEG files you want to view. •...
  • Page 75 Depending on the disc, the recorder creates either or ADJUST. temporary folder, “Auto” or “All”. 3) Press ENTER. “Auto”: For CD of which compatibility confirmed by The selected photo appears in full screen. TOSHIBA. Only playable files are listed. e.g. CONTENT 1 / 3 Picture List Page...
  • Page 76: Playing Mp3/Wma Files

    Playback Other playback functions (Continued) Playing MP3/WMA files You can play MP3/WMA files that have been recorded on a CD-R or CD-ROM on this recorder. Preparations • Make sure that a disc you want to play is compatible with this recorder. See page 77.
  • Page 77: Playable Files

    Input a track number by using the number buttons MP3 and WMA formats, prior to the downloading thereof. or ADJUST button. Toshiba has no right to grant and does not grant permission to download any copyrighted content. To shift the cursor, press buttons.
  • Page 78: Checking The Current Status And Settings

    Playback Other playback functions (Continued) Checking the current status and settings DVD-RAM DVD-RW DVD-R DVD-VIDEO You can confirm operational status and setting details. Operational status and setting details Press DISPLAY. The following on-screen display appears. (The actual display varies depending on the disc.) DISPLAY e.g.
  • Page 79: Using The Time Bar

    Using the time bar The time bar shows the current progress in playback or recording. During playback or recording, press TIME BAR. The time bar appears. (The actual display varies depending on the disc.) TIME BAR Locator (Shows the current location.) e.g.
  • Page 80: Functions In Quick Menu

    Playback Other playback functions (Continued) Functions in Quick Menu Besides these examples, various other ones are introduced on respective pages for your convenience. page 30 on how to operate Quick Menu. Repeat all PL titles To play repeatedly (Repeat playback) To repeat all playlist titles in a disc.
  • Page 81 Cancel random (in Random play mode) 2) Press to select the next box, then perform Resumes normal playback. step 1). To select another chapter in the same title, you do Notes not need to select the title number. • Some discs may not permit random playback operation. Repeat these steps if necessary.
  • Page 83: Editing

    Editing You can create your own movie from your assembled scenes. Save your favorite videos in DVD discs. Creating your own title Creating a DVD-Video using DVD-R/RW DVD-Video finalizing process Other editing functions...
  • Page 84: Creating Your Own Title

    Editing Creating your own title You can edit recorded contents and create your own library. Note on deleting unnecessary scenes It is not recommended that you delete many chapters from titles recorded on the HDD to remove unnecessary parts of the titles and copy those contents on a DVD-RAM disc. The reason is that discontinuous space inside the HDD expands and recorded contents are stored in gaps between used locations.
  • Page 85: Basic Flow

    Basic flow Recording a TV program Record a TV program and it becomes a original title. Playlist editing Collect your favorite chapters to make them as one e.g. title. (Playlist) Title: The world of cats and If an original title is deleted, a playlist will be also dogs.
  • Page 86: 1: Changing A Name Of A Recorded Title

    Editing Creating your own title (Continued) 1: Changing a name of a recorded title DVD-RAM DVD-RW Press CONTENT MENU, then press to select a title. Press QUICK MENU then select “Title information” by pressing from the Quick Menu, then press ENTER. Start “CONTENT MENU Title information”...
  • Page 87: 2: Dividing A Recorded Title Into Several Chapters

    2: Dividing a recorded title into several chapters DVD-RAM 1 title is created by recording at a time, which includes 1 chapter. By dividing it into several chapters, it will be easier to access a desired scene, and your editing or playback will be much easier. Simple method To create chapters in a title, insert a chapter mark.
  • Page 88 Editing Creating your own title – 2: Dividing a recorded title into several chapters (Continued) Press to select “Chapter function”, then press ENTER. The submenu appears. e.g. CONTENT 1 / 2 Title List Page ENTER MENU Quick Menu HDD : Title information Chapter editing 2004/06/08 07 : 00...
  • Page 89 At a point where you want to make a chapter division, press PAUSE. The picture pauses. PAUSE e.g. EDIT Chapter Editing MENU Fishing Guide Original Aspect Ratio 4 : 3 Location 00 : 00 : 21 : 24F Divide To create new chapter, select desired start point via remote.
  • Page 90 Editing Creating your own title – 2: Dividing a recorded title into several chapters (Continued) Notes Editing chapter break • This recorder supports a limited number of chapters on a You can adjust positions of chapter marks. You can disc. If exceeded, a message appears. In this event, shift the beginning of a chapter currently selected.
  • Page 91 Merging chapters Notes • To turn off “EDIT MENU Main Menu”, press EDIT MENU 1) Perform steps 1 to 5 on pages 87 to 88, to button. view the EDIT MENU Chapter Editing display. • When chapters are merged, the numerical value of 2) Press to highlight a chapter.
  • Page 92: 3: Collecting Necessary Scenes

    Editing Creating your own title (Continued) 3: Collecting necessary scenes DVD-RAM Create a “Playlist” to omit unnecessary scenes for dubbing, or compile desired scenes. Press CONTENT MENU. “CONTENT MENU Title List” appears. CONTENT MENU Pressing the HDD or DVD button can switch the drives. Start Press QUICK MENU.
  • Page 93 Press to select “Playlist editing”, then press ENTER. “EDIT MENU Playlist editing” appears. e.g. EDIT Playlist Editing Source:Title Original MENU ENTER Object :Title PlayList Entire Time: Title: Start Press to select a title or chapter. To select between titles and chapters, press button.
  • Page 94 Editing Creating your own title – 3: Collecting necessary scenes (Continued) Press to select a point where you want to insert the item, then press ENTER. If there are no parts in the lower area, leave the cursor to the left and press ENTER button. ENTER The selected part is inserted at the location of the cursor.
  • Page 95 Canceling selection of a part Note • You cannot edit a title (Playlist) of still pictures, or a title 1) From EDIT MENU Playlist editing, press (Playlist) which contains both still and moving pictures. to select a part to cancel. 2) Press QUICK MENU.
  • Page 96 Editing Creating your own title – 3: Collecting necessary scenes (Continued) Making a Playlist of recorded contents where starting times are the same (i.e. daily or weekly recordings) This will help to sort serials. 1) From “CONTENT MENU Title List”, press QUICK MENU.
  • Page 97: 4: Dubbing To Save

    4: Dubbing to save You can dub (copy or move) contents recorded in the HDD or DVD-RAM/R/RW, between HDD and DVD-RAM drive or within the same drives. Learn about dubbing on this recorder to select the best method. Purpose Operation A: High speed dubbing page 100) Dubbing a whole title or a chapter...
  • Page 98 Editing Creating your own title – 4: Dubbing to save (Continued) High speed High speed Rate Rate Line-U dubbing dubbing of conversion conversion dubbing From several parts dubbing dubbing of several parts DVD-RAM DVD-R/RW (Not finalized yet) DVD-RAM DVD-RAM DVD-R/RW DVD-R/RW •...
  • Page 99 Recording and playback while dubbing Dubbing process by “High speed dubbing” and “Dub selected items” procedures will allow you to make a recording or playback of other titles. Playback Recording Playback Recording Available Available Not available Not available Not available Not available Not available Not available...
  • Page 100: To Select A Title

    Editing Creating your own title – 4: Dubbing to save (Continued) A: High speed dubbing (Dubbing only a specified part) DVD-RAM DVD-RW DVD-R This section explains how to dub a specific title or chapter. To select several parts and dub them all at once, refer to page 102.
  • Page 101 Press to select “Copy”, “Move” or “Same Disc”. Copy: After the operation is completed, a specified part will remain on the disc where it was previously located. ENTER Move: A part will move to the opposite disc and will be erased from the disc where it was previously located.
  • Page 102 Editing Creating your own title – 4: Dubbing to save (Continued) A: High speed dubbing (Dubbing specified parts together) DVD-RAM DVD-RW DVD-R This section explains how to copy several specific titles or chapters. Assigned names of titles/chapters or other information can also be copied. A title or chapter becomes a title by being copied. Press HDD or DVD to select a disc that contains titles or chapters you want to copy.
  • Page 103 Press to select a part (a title or chapter) to copy. • To go to the next or previous page, press PICTURE SEARCH ( ) button. ENTER • To select a chapter, first select the title that contains the chapter you want, then press button.
  • Page 104 Editing Creating your own title – 4: Dubbing to save (Continued) Repeat steps 4 to 6. You can confirm the available space of the destination media via the bar at the bottom of the display. Each of the collected parts is recorded on the destination media as a title.
  • Page 105 Cancelling selection of an item 1) Press to select an item then press QUICK MENU. Quick Menu appears. e.g. EDIT Dub Selected Items Title Original MENU Quick Menu Cancel selected title Preview Preview all selected items Title information Clear all selected items Auto power off Exit Dub To:...
  • Page 106 Editing Creating your own title – 4: Dubbing to save (Continued) B: Rate conversion dubbing (Dubbing at a modified bit rate) DVD-RAM DVD-RW DVD-R You can reduce the recorded picture or sound rate when copying. This procedure enables content originally recorded onto the HDD at high rate setting to be dubbed onto a DVD-RAM disc at a reduced bit rate.
  • Page 107 Press to select “Copy” or “Same Disc”. Copy: After the operation is completed, a specified part will remain on the disc where it was previously located. ENTER Same Disc: A part will be copied to the same disc and the copied part will become another title.
  • Page 108 Editing Creating your own title – 4: Dubbing to save (Continued) Rate Conversion Dubbing for multiple parts Press HDD or DVD to select a disc containing the parts you want to dub. Start Press EDIT MENU. “EDIT MENU Main Menu” appears. EDIT MENU Press to select “Rate Conv.
  • Page 109 Check the rate for picture and sound quality. To change the setting, perform the following steps. 1) Press QUICK MENU button to display Quick Menu. 2) Press buttons to select “User record quality” and press ENTER button. 3) Press ADJUST ( ) button to select the setting number and press ENTER button.
  • Page 110: Start Playing

    Editing Creating your own title – 4: Dubbing to save (Continued) C: Line-U dubbing (Recording pictures while viewing them) DVD-RAM DVD-RW DVD-R You can record the picture being played back in either disc, or to the other disc, if the content is not copy-protected. This procedure can be used also to copy contents of a DVD-R/RW you created ( page 112), back to the HDD.
  • Page 111 When playback of contents you want to copy is finished, press STOP. Playing stops, and a black screen returns. STOP Press HDD. Press STOP. Recording stops. STOP Notes • The following combinations of a source and a destination disc are possible. HDD to HDD, HDD to DVD-RAM, HDD to DVD-R/RW, DVD-RAM to HDD, DVD-R/RW to HDD •...
  • Page 112: Creating A Dvd-Video Using Dvd-R/Rw

    * Discs made by this procedure will comply with the DVD-Video standard. However, it is not guaranteed to play properly on all DVD video players (including TOSHIBA products). Depending on the disc, there may be a difference of data capacity between DVD-R and DVD-RW. It may be possible that contents you have just recorded onto a DVD-R cannot be recorded onto a DVD-RW.
  • Page 113 Press EDIT MENU. “EDIT MENU Main Menu” appears. e.g. EDIT EDIT MENU Main Menu MENU Source Chapter Editing DV Recording Chapters can be divided on frame Chapter Editing basis. Chapters can be merged and assigned names. Edit Functions Title Playlist Editing Merge Dub Selected Items Divide...
  • Page 114 Editing Creating a DVD-Video using DVD-R/RW (Continued) Press ENTER. A cursor appears in the lower area (destination media). e.g. EDIT DVD-Video Create Sourece: Title Original MENU (Selected Items) ENTER Creating Media: Cursor Next Capacity Press to select a location to place the selected part, then press ENTER.
  • Page 115 Press to select “Next”, then press ENTER. A screen is displayed to select options. e.g. EDIT DVD Video Creation(Option Settings) MENU ENTER Menu Create Title+Chapter Title Chapter None Start Play Menu Title 1 After play one title Menu Next Title After play final title Menu Title 1...
  • Page 116 Editing Creating a DVD-Video using DVD-R/RW (Continued) Press to select “Next”, then press ENTER. A display of title menu selection appears if “Menu Create” is set to “Title+Chapter” or “Title” at step 7. ENTER ENTER To view your captured images ( page 119), go to the next page.
  • Page 117 Press ENTER on “EDIT MENU DVD-Video Creation (Chapter Menu Select)” display. A confirmation message is displayed. ENTER Press to select “Yes”, then press ENTER. The current broadcast picture appears and dubbing starts. The progress is displayed on the screen and in the front panel display on the recorder.
  • Page 118 • Content recorded on a recorder other than this recorder on the menu. (including TOSHIBA products) cannot be copied to a DVD- • A chapter menu shows the title name at the top R/RW disc using High Speed Dubbing. First set “DVD compatible mode”...
  • Page 119 Using a favorite scene as a menu To delete a captured image Press to select an image to delete then You can select favorite scenes from the recorded press QUICK MENU. Press to select “Delete contents and use them as menus of DVD-Video menu”...
  • Page 120 Editing Creating a DVD-Video using DVD-R/RW (Continued) Canceling selection of an item To improve legibility of characters on menus Press to set “Back ground color” to 1) Press to select an item then press “On”. Then select “Color” (“White” or “Black”) QUICK MENU.
  • Page 121 If a message appears while selecting a part You may receive a message, such as “Selection of Writing Test in the next option setting is recommended to check whether Aspect Ratio coexists”. If a copy- prohibited content is included, or if the aspect ratio is changed meanwhile, cancel the selection.
  • Page 122: Dvd-Video Finalizing Process

    Editing DVD-RW DVD-R DVD-Video finalizing process The recorder processes recorded data in a DVD-R/RW disc so that it can be played on other compatible devices. Important • You cannot rewrite data onto a disc after you execute the DVD-Video finalizing process. However, the disabled rewritability of a DVD-RW disc can be restored by canceling the process of the disc ( page 125).
  • Page 123 Press to select. As you select each item, its function is explained. When “Menu Create” is set to “None”: ENTER “Start play” and “After play one title” are automatically omitted. Press to select “Next”, then press ENTER. Information on data to be processed appears. e.g.
  • Page 124 Editing DVD-Video finalizing process (Continued) Press to select the title menu, then press ENTER. A display of chapter menu selection appears if “Menu Create” is set to “Title+Chapter” or “Chapter” at step 3. ENTER Press to select the chapter menu. A selected menu is applied to all chapters.
  • Page 125 Notes • DVD-R/RW discs recorded on this recorder may not be recognized on other devices unless you execute DVD- Video finalizing process to them. • You can record onto a DVD-R disc additionally to the limit of the disc capacity, unless you execute the DVD-Video finalizing process to it.
  • Page 126: Other Editing Functions

    Editing Other editing functions Changing the picture on CONTENT MENU DVD-RAM DVD-RW DVD-R You can register your favorite scene as a thumbnail displayed on CONTENT MENU. On a finalized DVD-R/RW disc, this feature is not available. Press CONTENT MENU, then press to select a title.
  • Page 127 Press PLAY to start playback. Locate a scene you want to capture as a thumbnail. You can use the following buttons. PLAY PICTURE SEARCH, FRAME, SLOW, SKIP, PAUSE, etc. At the point where you want to capture a thumbnail image, press PAUSE. e.g.
  • Page 128: Combining Two Titles (Original) Into One

    Editing Other editing functions (Continued) Combining two titles (Original) into one DVD-RAM Use this feature to combine two titles into one. The second title is deleted as the second title is added to the end of the first title. Press HDD or DVD to select a disc that contains titles or chapters you want to merge.
  • Page 129 Press to select the location to put the part and press ENTER. It is fixed at the left side at the beginning. Press ENTER button. The selected part moved into the location of the cursor. ENTER e.g. EDIT Combine ORG Title Title MENU Original...
  • Page 131 Library To facilitate your collecting. Using Library data Searching for a desired title Viewing Library data Checking remaining space...
  • Page 132: Library

    Library DVD-RAM Using Library data The recorder has a “Library Management” database which memorizes various properties of recordings made on this recorder, including date, media, title, genre, etc. Using this database, you can search for desired or available discs. You can utilize Library data as follows. •...
  • Page 133: Searching For A Desired Title

    Library DVD-RAM Searching for a desired title From the “LIBRARY MENU Title Summary (All Titles)”, you can select a title by using buttons. If you change the listing order or sort the titles, search may be easier. Changing the listing order Sort by genre The submenu appears.
  • Page 134: Jumping

    Library Searching for a desired title (Continued) Jumping Appoint disc no. The on-screen keyboard appears. Jump e.g. Title Summary LIBRARY 1 / 2 3/21 (Tu) 2:49 pm 1) From the Quick Menu, select “Jump” by (All Titles) MENU Date Time CH Genre Title Name then press ENTER.
  • Page 135: Viewing Library Data

    Library DVD-RAM Viewing Library data This section explains how to check and maintain the Library data. Viewing title information “Lock” Set the protection for the currently selected title. Title information The protection icon “ ” appears. 1) From Quick Menu, select “Title information” by then press ENTER.
  • Page 136: Maintenance Of Library Data

    Library Viewing Library data (Continued) Registering a disc manually Maintenance of Library data 1) Load a DVD-RAM disc that contains information The recorder usually controls the Library database you want to add. system automatically. However, in the following cases, you must maintain and create data manually. 2) Press LIBRARY.
  • Page 137 Erasing unnecessary data Deleting all the Library information only When the Library database is full (3000 entries).→ Use this feature when you want to rearrange the whole Select “Del title information”. Library information from the beginning. 1) Press LIBRARY. 1) Press LIBRARY. 2) Press to select a title.
  • Page 138 Library Viewing Library data (Continued) Saving the Library data in a DVD-RAM disc 1) Load a DVD-RAM disc to save the Library data. 2) Press LIBRARY. 3) Press QUICK MENU. 4) Press to select “Library management”, then press ENTER. 5) Press to select “Create backup”, then press ENTER.
  • Page 139: Checking Remaining Space

    Library DVD-RAM Checking remaining space You can check the remaining space of each disc prior to recording. Viewing a number and space of a disc Viewing remaining space DVD all disc no. DVD space remaining 1) From the Quick Menu, select “DVD all disc no.” 1) From the Quick Menu, select “DVD space then press ENTER.
  • Page 141: Function Setup

    Function setup You can change the default settings to customize performance to your preference. Customizing the function settings...
  • Page 142: Customizing The Function Settings

    Function setup DVD-RAM DVD-RW DVD-R DVD-VIDEO Customizing the function settings You can change the default settings to customize performance to your preference. Press SETUP. The following setup display appears. e.g. SETUP DVD player settings DVD disc menu language English DVD audio language English DVD subtitle language No subtitle...
  • Page 143 Setting Details Page DVD player settings DVD disc menu language To select a preferred language for disc menus. DVD-VIDEO DVD audio language To select a preferred language for the sound track. DVD-VIDEO DVD subtitle language To select a preferred language for subtitles. DVD-VIDEO DVD dynamic range control To turn on or off a function that makes faint sounds easier to...
  • Page 144 Function setup Customizing the function settings (Continued) Setting Details Page Display settings TV shape To select a picture size according to the aspect ratio of your DVD-RAM DVD-RW DVD-R DVD-VIDEO On screen display To activate or deactivate the operational status display (e.g., ) on the TV screen.
  • Page 145 Setting Details Page DVD recorder operation User record quality To select picture and sound quality settings for a manual program recording. DVD-RAM DVD-RW DVD-R Picture record mode To make further settings when you cannot adjust the image quality with “Custom picture setting” of the “Picture/audio settings”. DVD-RAM DVD-RW DVD-R...
  • Page 146: Dvd Player Settings

    Function setup Customizing the function settings (Continued) DVD player settings DVD disc menu language e.g. DVD-VIDEO DVD player settings English: DVD disc menu language English Code To display disc menus in English. DVD audio language English DVD subtitle language No subtitle DVD dynamic range control French: Karaoke vocal...
  • Page 147 DVD parental lock 3) Press buttons to shift. Select the DVD-VIDEO proceeding character by pressing DVD video discs equipped with the Parental Lock buttons (or ADJUST button). function have a predetermined limitation level. The limitation level or limitation method may differ depending 4) Press ENTER button.
  • Page 148 Function setup Customizing the function settings (Continued) To change the limitation level of Parental Lock Country/Area Code function AUSTRALIA Follow step 1) - 3) above. BELGIUM CANADA CHINA To change the password CHINA HONG KONG 1) Press STOP button 4 times after selecting DENMARK FINLAND “On”...
  • Page 149: Picture/Audio Settings

    Picture/Audio settings Pause/Still 2) Press buttons to select adjustable DVD-RAM DVD-RW DVD-R DVD-VIDEO items, and then press buttons to select Auto: each parameter. Normal setting. Pause the moving image without blurring. Brightness (0) Darker ⇔ Brighter (14) Frame: Contrast Displays high resolution still image. (–7) Lower ⇔...
  • Page 150 Function setup Customizing the function settings (Continued) Play DNR Analog 2ch: DVD-RAM DVD-RW DVD-R DVD-VIDEO Select this when a TV or other audio device is Selects a setting for playback at a reduced noise level. connected to this recorder via the ANALOG output Press buttons to select an item then select “On”...
  • Page 151: Display Settings

    Select a picture size according to the aspect ratio of your Activates the screen protector function. For details on this setting, see “TV shape setting” page 46, “INSTALLATION GUIDE”). Note • Toshiba does not guarantee that this function protects the TV screen by all means. On screen display Background DVD-RAM...
  • Page 152: Operational Settings

    Switches the remote control codes to operate the recorder. If you use the second and third TOSHIBA HDD/ DVD video recorders, set the different remote codes for Still group interval...
  • Page 153: Dvd Recorder Operation

    DVD recorder operation User record quality Picture record mode DVD-RAM DVD-RW DVD-R DVD-RAM DVD-RW DVD-R You can select from 5 combined picture and sound Adjusts problems with the brightness of video signals of quality recording settings prior to actual recording. TV broadcasts or other external input.
  • Page 154 Function setup Customizing the function settings (Continued) Aspect ratio(Video mode) DVD-Video:CHP create DVD-RW DVD-R DVD-RW DVD-R To set the aspect ratio when recording onto a DVD-R/RW To set whether chapters are to be automatically created disc. at a selected interval during DVD-R/RW recording. 4:3: Off: Fixes the aspect ratio at 4:3.
  • Page 155: Management Settings

    Management settings Relay recording Genre setting DVD-RAM DVD-RAM DVD-RW DVD-R Turn on or off a function that makes a recording This registers a frequently used genre name onto the automatically onto the HDD when the remaining space of menu. Genre names registered here are displayed in the a DVD-RAM disc is reduced to less than 10 minutes or “Genre”...
  • Page 156 Function setup Customizing the function settings (Continued) HDD auto stop HDD format Off: Initializes the HDD. Normally it is not required to initialize the HDD. However Turns off the HDD auto stop mode. when the HDD does not function correctly, initializing the HDD may solve the situation.
  • Page 157: Initial Settings

    Initial settings Language To set a preferred language for on-screen displays. English: To view on-screen display in English. French: To view on-screen display in French. Time & Date setting To set the clock manually if it is not set correctly. 1) Press and ADJUST ( ) to set the...
  • Page 158 Function setup Customizing the function settings (Continued) Setting of picture and sound quality for recording “Audio quality” D/M1 D/M2 L-PCM “Mode” MN (Manual)
  • Page 159: Others

    Others Before calling service personnel Output sound conversion table Error codes on the display window Recording duration Language code list Specification...
  • Page 160: Before Calling Service Personnel

    Others Before calling service personnel If you experience any of the following difficulties while using this unit, check the list below before consulting your nearest Toshiba dealer. Power Playback The power is not turned on. A DVD or CD does not play.
  • Page 161 Recording Remote control Cannot be recorded on a DVD-RAM disc. The remote control does not work. • The disc is protected from deleting data. • The batteries in the remote control are exhausted. → Set the write-protect tab to the opposite of →...
  • Page 162: Output Sound Conversion Table

    Others Output sound conversion table Audio setting ( page 150) and output in the default setting display Bitstream Analog 2ch Sound format Disc BITSTREAM/ Analog (L/R) BITSTREAM/ Analog (L/R) BITSTREAM/ Analog (L/R) PCM jack jacks PCM jack jacks PCM jack jacks Bitstream 48 kHz/20 bit...
  • Page 163: Error Codes On The Display Window

    Unexpected error detected. ER-7000 Possible error detected in the HDD. ER-000C Turning on the power failed. ER-FAN An irregular stop of the ventilation fan detected. Note • If you find an error code other than listed above, consult your nearest TOSHIBA dealer.
  • Page 164: Recording Duration

    Others Recording duration DD1 (192kHz) DD2 (384kHz) L-PCM Sound rate DVD-RAM DVD-RAM DVD-RAM Remarks Picture quality rate Hour Minute Hour Minute Hour Minute Hour Minute Hour Minute Hour Minute Picture quality rate for LP with D/M2. Picture quality rate for LP with D/M1. Picture quality rate for SP with D/M2.
  • Page 165: Language Code List

    Others Language code list Table of languages and their abbreviations Abbreviation Language Abbreviation Language Abbreviation Language – – – No alternate Guarani Portuguese language Gujarati Quechua CHI (ZH) Chinese Hausa Rhaeto-Romance DUT (NL) Dutch Hindi Kirundi ENG (EN) English Croatian Rumanian FRE (FR) French...
  • Page 166: Specification

    Others Specification I Power requirement during operation I COMPONENT output (Y, P 34.0W Y output (green), 1.0Vp-p (75Ω), Sync signal negative, Pin jack x 1 system I Power requirement at standby output (blue, red), 0.7Vp-p (75Ω), ??.?W (“Front Display” : “On”) Pin jack x 1 system each ??.?W (“Front Display”...
  • Page 167: 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 168 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...
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