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For Customer Use :
Enter below the Model No. and
Serial No. which are located on the
rear of cabinet. Retain this
information for future reference.
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  • Page 1: Dvd Video Recorder

    DVD VIDEO RECORDER DR-MV100B For Customer Use : Enter below the Model No. and Serial No. which are located on the rear of cabinet. Retain this information for future reference. Model No. Serial No. INSTRUCTIONS LVT1876-001A...
  • Page 3 FCC WARNING: This equipment may generate or CAUTION concerning the Power Cord use radio frequency energy. Changes or modifica- Most appliances recommend they be placed upon tions to this equipment may cause harmful interfer- a dedicated circuit; ence unless the modifications are expressly approved in the instruction manual.
  • Page 4: 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 BOOKLET FOR FUTURE REFERENCE. This product has been designed and manufactured to assure personal safety. Improper use can result in elec- tric shock or fire hazard.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    INTRODUCTION RECORDING About DVD recording ....33 About the Symbol Display ... . .2 Notes for recording .
  • Page 6: About The Symbol Display

    Introduction Notes on Discs To ensure proper use of this product, please read this owner’s manual carefully and retain for future reference. Handling Discs Do not touch the playback side of the disc. Hold the About the Symbol Display disc by the edges so that fingerprints do not get on the surface.
  • Page 7: Recordable And Playable Discs

    Any edited contents are not compatible on DVD+R compatible players. (Hide, chapter combine, added chapter mark, etc.) Limited title/chapter editing features. Recommended recordable DVD discs DVD-R DVD+R DVD-RW DVD+RW DVD-RAM Mitsubishi(8x,16x) Mitsubishi(8x, 16x) Mitsubishi(4x) Mitsubishi(4x) Mitsubishi(3x) Verbatim(8x,16x) Verbatim(8x,16x) Verbatim(4x) HP(4x) Maxell(5x) JVC(3x) JVC(6x, 4x) Verbatim(4x) Maxell(4x) Ricoh(4x)
  • Page 8: Playable Discs

    Playable Discs DVD (8 cm / 12 cm disc) Discs such as movies that can be purchased or rented Video CD (VCD) (8 cm / 12 cm disc) VIDEO CDs or CD-Rs/CD-RWs in VIDEO CD/Super VIDEO CD format Audio CD (8 cm / 12 cm disc) Music CDs or CD-Rs/CD-RWs in music CD format that can be purchased CD-R/CD-RW (8 cm / 12 cm disc) CD-R/CD-RW discs that contain audio titles, MP3, WMA or JPEG files.
  • Page 9: Restrictions On Video Recording

    Restrictions on video recording • You cannot record copy-protected video using this recorder. Copy-protected video includes DVD-Video discs and some satellite broadcasts. If copy-protected material is encountered during a recording, recording will pause or stop automatically and an error message will be displayed on-screen. •...
  • Page 10: Front Panel

    Front Panel f g h Lights when the Recorder is in playing mode Disc Tray (DVD deck) or flashes when search mode. Insert a disc here. The VCR deck is selected. Z OPEN/CLOSE Opens or closes the disc tray. Indicates when the recorder is in timer recording or a timer recording is Cassette Compartment (VCR deck) programmed.
  • Page 11: Remote Control

    Displays information of current status. Changes the input to use for recording RETURN (O) (Tuner, AV1, AV2, or DV IN). Removes the menu. JVC TV Control Buttons - TV STANDBY/ON: Turns the TV on or off. AUDIO - INPUT: Selects the TV’s source.
  • Page 12: Rear Panel

    Rear Panel h i j ANTENNA IN (FROM ANT.) ANTENNA OUT (TO TV) Connect the antenna to this terminal. Connect to a TV with ANTENNA coaxial inputs OPTICAL (DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT) COAXIAL (DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT) Connect to digital (optical) audio equipment. Connect to digital (coaxial) audio equipment.
  • Page 13: Hookup And Settings

    Hookup and Settings Depending on your TV and other equipment there are various ways you can connect the Antenna Antenna recorder. Please refer to the manuals of your TV, VCR, Stereo System or other devices as necessary for additional connection informa- tion.
  • Page 14: Connections To Your Tv

    Connections to your TV Connections to your TV Notes: • Set the resolution to 480p using OUTPUT STATUS but- Make one of the following connections, depending on ton on the front panel for progressive signal. the capabilities of your TV. •...
  • Page 15: Hdmi Connection

    HDMI connection HDMI compatible TV If you have a HDMI TV or monitor, you can connect it HDMI to this recorder using a HDMI cable. 1. Connect the HDMI OUTPUT jack on the recorder to the HDMI INPUT jack on a HDMI compatible TV or monitor (H).
  • Page 16: Connection To An Amplifier

    Connection to an Amplifier Connection to an Amplifier Connecting to an amplifier equipped with two channel analog stereo or Dolby Pro Logic II/Pro Logic Rear of Recorder Connect the Left and Right AUDIO OUTPUT jacks on the Recorder to the audio left and right in jacks on your amplifier, receiver, or stereo system using the audio cables (A) supplied.
  • Page 17: Accessory Audio/video (a/v)

    Connecting a Digital Connecting a Digital Accessory Audio/V ideo (A/V) Accessory Audio/V ideo (A/V) Recorder Camcorder Recorder Camcorder Connections to Connections to Connect the INPUT 1 or AV IN 2 jacks on the Use a DV cable (not supplied) to connect the DV Recorder to the audio/video out jacks on your acces- in/out jack of your DV Digital Camcorder to the front sory component, using the optional audio/video...
  • Page 18: Initial Setup Wizard

    Initial Setup W izard 5. Enter the necessary information for year, date and Initial Setup W izard time. After the STANDBY/ON is pressed for the first time to turn on the unit or after factory setting (See page 16), the Initial Setup Wizard function sets the Language, Channels and Clock step-by-step until the setup is complete.
  • Page 19: Using The Home Menu

    Using the Home Menu Easy Menu Using the Home Menu Dubbing: Displays [Dubbing] menu. (See page • From the Home Menu screen you can access all the Media for playback and recording of the recorder. Disc Manager: Displays Disc setup menu. (See •...
  • Page 20: General Settings

    General Settings General Settings 4. Use v / V to select an option then press ENTER. [Add] Adds a unmemorized channel manually. Auto Channel Set [Delete] Deletes a memorized channel from channel list. A digital channel has multiple This recorder is equipped with a frequency channels, so if you delete the digital channel, synthesized tuner capable of receiving the analog all multiple channels will be deleted.
  • Page 21: Language Settings

    Language Settings Analog Caption is not displayed on this Recorder. Language Settings If your TV has the Analog Caption function, you can Note: switch the Analog Caption using the TV. If analog You can set [DTV Caption], [DTV Caption Style], and digital caption is overlapped on the TV screen, [DTV Caption Option] and [DTV Audio] options only while switch off one of two captions.
  • Page 22: Audio Settings

    Audio Settings Lock (Parental Control) Settings Audio Settings Lock (Parental Control) Settings Each DVD disc has a variety of audio output options. Set the Recorder’s Audio Output according to the type of audio system you use. [US Rating] [Canadian Rating] Notes: •...
  • Page 23 TV Movie Rating (US Rating) Note: If you delete your password, all ratings will be reset to the Blocks movies according to the movie ratings restrictions default setting. The default setting is to allow all programs to so children cannot view certain movies. You can set the be viewed in full.
  • Page 24: Recording Settings

    Recording Settings TV Rating-CELR (US Rating) Recording Settings (CELR: Canadian English Language Rating system) 1. Select the [TV Rating-CELR] option then press B. 2. Follow step 2 as shown in [Lock System] above. 3. Select a rating then press ENTER. [E]: Exempt TV program includes: news, sports, doc- umentaries and other information program, talk shows, music videos, and variety program.
  • Page 25: Disc Settings

    Disc Settings Disc Settings Notes: • Finalization can take up to 3-4 minutes or more depend- ing on the type of disc, how much is recorded on the Initialize disc, and the number of titles on the disc. If you load a completely blank disc, the recorder will Tips: initialize the disc.
  • Page 26: Tv Viewing

    DivX Registration Code Channel Selection with Channel List DivX menu ® We provide you the DivX VOD (Video On Demand) registration code that allows you to rent and purchase ® videos using the DivX VOD service. For more information, visit 1.
  • Page 27: General Explanation Of On-screen Display

    General Explanation of General Explanation of Tips: If provided by the broadcaster, the MUTILINGUAL (DTV On-Screen Display On-Screen Display Multiple Audio Icon) appears on the channel informa-tion display to indicate that you can select one of those audio Some DVDs require specific operation or allow only languages with the AUDIO button.
  • Page 28: Playback

    1. Press VCR to control the VCR deck. 2. Insert a pre-recorded video cassette. Remote Control A/B/C/D Code Switching The remote control is capable of controlling four JVC • If the unit is powered off, it will power on video units independently. Each of the units can automatically when the tape is loaded.
  • Page 29: Vcr Playback Options

    VCR Playback Options Buttons Operations EJECT (Z) Ejects the tape in the VCR deck. PAUSE (X) Pause playback. Press repeatedly to step forward one frame at a time. • After 5 minutes in STILL mode the Recorder stops to protect the tape and video heads.
  • Page 30: Dvd Or Video Cd Playback Features

    DVD or Video CD Playback Features Discs Buttons Operations OPEN / CLOSE (Z) Opens or closes the disc tray. All Discs PAUSE (X) Pause playback. All Discs Press repeatedly to play Frame-by-Frame. DVD ALL You can also use b / B to step backward and forward while in Pause mode.
  • Page 31 Buttons Operations Discs PLAY MODE Select a desired play mode while playback. [A-]: Repeats a sequence between A (Start point) and B DVD ALL (End point) during playback. Press ENTER at your Karaoke DVD chosen end point then the repeat sequence begins. [CHAPTER]: Repeats the current chapter.
  • Page 32: Special Playback Options

    Special Playback Options Special Playback Options Camera Angle If the disc contains scenes recorded at different If a menu screen is displayed camera angles, you can change to a different camera angle during playback. Press DISPLAY then select In some cases, the disc menu might appear instead. the Angle icon during playback.
  • Page 33: Playing A Divx Movie File

    Playing a DivX Movie File Movie List menu options Playing a DivX Movie File 1. Press v / V to select a folder/file on the [Movie The recorder can play DivX files. Before playing DivX List] menu then press ENTER. files, read “DivX file requirement”...
  • Page 34: Playing An Audio Cd Or Mp3/wma Files

    Playing an Audio CD or Music List menu options Playing an Audio CD or MP3/WMA files MP3/WMA files 1. Press v / V to select a track/file or folder on the [Music List] menu then press ENTER. The Recorder can play Audio CDs and MP3/WMA files.
  • Page 35: Viewing A Jpeg Files

    iewing a JPEG files Photo List menu options iewing a JPEG files 1. Use v V b B to select a file then press ENTER. This unit can play JPEG files. Before playing JPEG The menu options appear. recordings, read “Photo file requirement” on page 32. 1.
  • Page 36 View Slide Shows Photo file requirement 1. Select [Slide Show] option on the [Photo List] File extensions menu. “.jpg” 2. Press ENTER. Photo size: Less than 4MB recommended CD-R Format: ISO 9660 and JOLIET. DVD±R/RW Format: ISO 9660 (UDF Bridge format) Maximum Files/Disc: Less than 1999 (total number of files and folders) 3.
  • Page 37: Recording

    Recording About DVD recording • If using a DVD-RW disc, make sure you change the About DVD recording recording format (Video mode or VR mode) before you record anything on the disc. See page 21 Notes: (Initialize) for how to do this. •...
  • Page 38: Basic Recording From A Tv

    Basic Recording from a TV Instant T imer Recording Basic Recording from a TV Instant T imer Recording Follow the instructions below to record a TV program. Instant Timer Recording allows you to make a Recording starts immediately and continues until the recording easily of a preset length without using the disc or tape is full or you stop the recording.
  • Page 39: Timer Recording

    imer Recording 4. Enter the necessary information for your timer imer Recording recording(s). • b / B (left/right) – Move the cursor left/right The Timer Recording function allows you to record up • v / V (up/down) – Change the setting at the to 16 programs within a period of one month.
  • Page 40: Timer Recording Troubleshooting

    Timer Recording Troubleshooting Even though the timer is set, the recorder will not record when: • There is no disc (or tape) loaded. • A non-recordable disc (or tape) is loaded. • Disc Protect is set to [ON] in the Disc menu (see page 21).
  • Page 41: Dubbing From Dvd To Vcr

    Dubbing from DVD to VCR Dubbing from VCR to DVD Dubbing from DVD to VCR Dubbing from VCR to DVD You can copy the contents of a DVD to a VHS tape You can copy the contents of a VHS tape to a DVD using the DUBBING button.
  • Page 42: Recording From External Components

    Recording from External Recording from External Components Components You can record from an external component, such as a camcorder or VCR, connected to any of the Recorder’s external inputs. 1. Make sure that the component you want to record from is connected properly to the Recorder. See page 13.
  • Page 43: Recording From Dv Input

    Recording from DV Input You cannot record date and time information from Recording from DV Input • a DV cassette. Disconnecting the DV cable while recording a Before DV dubbing • contents of the connected digital camcorder may You can connect a DV-equipped camcorder to this result in malfunction.
  • Page 44: Editing

    Editing itle List and Chapter List itle List and Chapter List Menu Overview Menu Overview Using the Title List menu you can edit video content. The editing features available in the Title List menu depend on whether you are editing video on DVD, and whether you’re editing Original content, or a Playlist.
  • Page 45: Vr Mode: Original And Playlist Editing

    Adding Chapter Markers VR Mode: Original and Adding Chapter Markers VR Mode: Original and Playlist Editing Playlist Editing You can create chapters within a title by inserting Titles, Chapters and Parts chapter marks at the desired points. Titles in the disc’s original content contain one or Note: more chapters.
  • Page 46: Making A New Playlist

    Making a New Playlist Adding Additional T itle / Making a New Playlist Adding Additional T itle / Chapters to the Playlist Chapters to the Playlist Use this function to add an Original title or chapter to the Playlist. When you do this, the whole title or You can add an Original title or chapter to add to a chapter are put into the Playlist (you can delete bits Playlist title even if it is already registered.
  • Page 47: Deleting An Original Or Playlist Title/chapter

    Deleting an Original or Deleting an Original or Deleting a Part Deleting a Part Playlist T itle/Chapter Playlist T itle/Chapter You can delete a part which you do not want in the When you erase a title or chapter from the Playlist title.
  • Page 48: Naming A Title

    Naming a T itle Naming a T itle Notes: Names can be up to 32 characters long. • You can name the titles. For discs formatted on a different recorder, you • will see only a limited character set. 1. Choose the title you want to name on the Title List menu, then press ENTER.
  • Page 49: Moving A Playlist Chapter

    Moving a Playlist Chapter Tip: If you select a hidden chapter or title on the TITLE LIST or Chapter List menu, you can ‘show’ it by choosing [Show] option on the menu. After doing that, Use this function to re-arrange the playing order of you are able to see the chapter or title.
  • Page 50: Divide One Titles Into Two

    Divide One T itle Into T Combining T wo Chapters Divide One T itle Into T Combining T wo Chapters Into One Into One Use this function to combine two adjacent chapters Use this command to split a title up into two new into one.
  • Page 51: Overwriting Recording

    Overwriting Recording 2. On DVD mode, press TITLE in Play mode or Stop Overwriting Recording mode. Title List menu will appear as shown below. To overwrite a new video recording on a previously recorded title, follow these steps. This feature is not available for DVD+Rs, that always record at the end of the Disc.
  • Page 52: Reference

    Reference Language Code List Use this list to input your desired language for the following initial settings: Disc Audio, Disc Subtitle, Disc Menu. Language Code Language Code Language Code Language Code Abkhazian 6566 Fiji 7074 Lingala 7678 Singhalese 8373 Afar 6565 Finnish 7073...
  • Page 53: Troubleshooting

    roubleshooting roubleshooting Check the following guide for the possible cause of a problem before contacting service. Symptom Cause Correction The power cord is disconnected. Plug the power cord into the wall out- No power. let securely. Abnormal or no picture. The TV is not set to receive Recorder Select the appropriate video input signal output.
  • Page 54 Symptom Cause Correction The Recorder does not No disc is inserted. Insert a disc or tape. (Check that the No tape is inserted. disc or tape indicator in the display start playback. window is lit.) An unplayable disc is inserted. Insert a playable disc.
  • Page 55: Resetting The Recorder

    Symptom Cause Correction Picture or sound of Antenna or cables are loose. Tighten connections or replace cable. broadcasting channel is Wrong Tuning Band is selected in the Try [Auto Channel Set] options; see weak or missing. Recorder Setup menu. page 16 for details. Can’t play disc recorded The disc was recorded in Video mode.
  • Page 56: Specifications

    Specifications Specifications General Power requirements AC 120V, 60 Hz Power consumption 430 X 80 X 260 mm (16.9 x 3.1 x 10.2 Dimensions (approx.) inches) (w x h x d) 4.25 kg Net Weight (approx.) (9.3 lbs) Operating temperature 5˚C to 35˚C (41˚F to 95˚F) Operating humidity 5 % to 90 % Signal system...
  • Page 57: Specifications

    DVD Specifications Laser system Semiconductor laser, wavelength 650 nm Frequency response DVD (PCM 48 kHz): 8 Hz to 22 kHz, CD: 8 Hz to 20 kHz Signal-to-noise ratio More than 95dB Harmonic distortion Less than 0.008% Dynamic range More than 90 dB Inputs ANTENNA IN Antenna or CATV input, 75 ohms...
  • Page 58: Warranty

    ARRANTY (Only in U.S.A.) ARRANTY (Only in U.S.A.)
  • Page 59 FOR SERVICING (Only in U.S.A.) 0208SKMLGEEGL...

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