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SHARP CORPORATION
Osaka, Japan
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VCR/DVD COMBINATION
MODEL
DV-NC85
OPERATE
STOP/ EJECT
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• This Operation Manual explains operation for three models (Hong Kong, Southeast Asia and Australia
models) available in the two geographic areas listed below. Take care to make sure that the instructions
you read are for your particular area.
1. Region Number 3 ............ Hong Kong and Southeast Asia models
2. Region Number 4 ............ Australia model
PAL NTSC
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  • Page 1 VCR/DVD COMBINATION MODEL DV-NC85 OPERATION MANUAL SHARP CORPORATION Osaka, Japan OPERATE ENGLISH ..1 – ECHO MIC VOLUME STOP/ EJECT ..1 – PLAY/ × OPEN/CLOSE PLAY STOP TIMER REC VCR DVD MIC 1 MIC 2 • This Operation Manual explains operation for three models (Hong Kong, Southeast Asia and Australia models) available in the two geographic areas listed below.
  • Page 2: General Information

    About This Manual • All mentions of “the Remote” refer to the remote control unit. • The following table describes the icons used in this Operation Manual. Icon Meaning Tips and Hints for easier operation Functions for DVD Video Video Video Functions for DVD-RW (Video Format Only) DVD-RW...
  • Page 3: Safety Information

    SAFETY INFORMATION • This Product is classified as a CLASS 1 LASER <Only for Hong Kong and Southeast Asia models> product. Note: • The CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT label is located This Product can be used only where the power on the rear cover.
  • Page 4: Location And Handling

    1,000 hours. Note that this period varies depending on the environment (temperature, humid- ity, dust, etc.) in which the Product is used. Contact your authorized Sharp supplier for details. Do not attempt to clean the pickup lens yourself. DVNC85(E)#001_008.p65...
  • Page 5: Types Of Discs That Can Be Played On This Product

    Types of Discs that Can Be Played on This Product This Product can play back discs bearing any of the following marks: DVD Video DVD-R/DVD-RW* 2 on the next page [8cm(3") disc/12cm(5") disc] * Discs that have not been finalized cannot be played back.
  • Page 6 Types of Discs that Can Be Played on This Product Disc Function or Operation that is Not Available In the cases listed below, the indicator may appear on the TV screen, which indicates that the function or operation is not available. •...
  • Page 7: Disc Handling And Maintenance

    Disc Handling and Maintenance Handling Precautions • Hold the disc by the edges so the surface will not be soiled with fingerprints. Fingerprints, dirt and scratches can cause skipping and distortion. • Do not write on the label side with a ball-point pen or other writing utensils.
  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Contents GENERAL INFORMATION Changing Language ........37 VCR Display Information ......38 SAFETY INFORMATION ........ 1 How to Display Indicators ......... 38 VCR Front Panel Display ........38 Types of Discs that Can Be Played on This Product ..........3 Disc Handling and Maintenance ....
  • Page 9 Contents Sharp Super Picture ........60 Playing MP3 discs ..........85 To play MP3 discs ..........86 Auto Repeat ..........61 To play another file (music title) while playing ... 86 Auto Zero Back ..........62 To skip the file while playing ......86 DPSS (Digital Program Search System) About the Function Control Screen ..
  • Page 10: Features

    • may appear some picture noise during playback. Simple Recording Timer • This does not indicate a malfunction. Sharp Super Picture • System* ....only for Hong Kong model CODE * For Hong Kong: G- is a registered trademark of Gemstar Development Corporation. The G-...
  • Page 11: Major Components

    Major Components VCR Main Unit (Front) Numbers in refer to the main pages in this Operation Manual where the topic is explained. Cassette compartment OPERATE ECHO knob STOP/EJECT MIC VOLUME knob OPERATE ECHO MIC VOLUME STOP/ EJECT × PLAY/ OPEN/CLOSE PLAY STOP TIMER...
  • Page 12 Major Components DVD Main Unit (Front) Numbers in refer to the main pages in this Operation Manual where the topic is explained. Disc tray ECHO knob MIC VOLUME knob OPERATE OPEN/CLOSE OPERATE ECHO MIC VOLUME STOP/ EJECT × PLAY/ OPEN/CLOSE PLAY STOP TIMER...
  • Page 13: Loading The Batteries

    Major Components Remote (VCR Operation Buttons) • The explanations on this page use the VCR/DVD CHANGE Switch in the VCR position. Numbers in refer to the main pages in this Operation Manual where the topic is explained. G-CODE Hong Kong model Southeast Asia model PROG TIMER ON/OFF...
  • Page 14 Major Components Remote (DVD Operation Buttons) • The explanations on this page use the VCR/DVD CHANGE Switch in the DVD position. Numbers in refer to the main pages in this Operation Manual where the topic is explained. PROG , REPEAT OPERATE VCR/DVD SELECTOR TIMER...
  • Page 15 Major Components Main Unit (Rear) DVD OUT VCR/DVD LINE ANTENNA IN 1 OPTICAL COMPONENT S-VIDEO DIGITAL AUDIO AUDIO AUDIO VIDEO To an AC outlet DVD/VCR shared AUDIO output jacks VCR AUDIO input jacks DVD Coaxial DIGITAL ANTENNA IN (antenna output jack or cable input) DVD OUT VCR/DVD...
  • Page 16: Basic Connection

    Basic Connection Caution: • Be sure to turn off the Product and equipment to be connected before connecting. • Read through the operation manual for the equipment to be connected. • Be sure that the colours of the jacks and plugs match up when using a VIDEO/AUDIO cable. •...
  • Page 17: Connecting A Tv Equipped With Video/Audio Input Jacks

    Basic Connection Connecting a TV Equipped with VIDEO/AUDIO Input Jacks This Product DVD OUT VCR/DVD LINE ANTENNA IN 1 OPTICAL COMPONENT S-VIDEO DIGITAL AUDIO (Red) AUDIO (White) (Yellow) AUDIO VIDEO Required cable To DVD/VCR shared VIDEO/AUDIO cable VIDEO/AUDIO out jacks (supplied) VIDEO/AUDIO cable (supplied) Yellow...
  • Page 18: Dvd Audio Connections

    DVD Audio Connections Connecting a TV Equipped with S-VIDEO Input Jacks When you want to achieve a better video image by connecting a TV equipped with an S-VIDEO input connector to the Product, you should use an S-VIDEO cable (commercially available) to connect the TV to the Product. Connecting to Audio Equipment Connecting the Product to audio equipment provides normal stereo sound plus powerful stereo sound en- hanced by Dolby Digital (5.1 channel), DTS, and MPEG Audio.
  • Page 19: Playing Dolby Digital (5.1 Channel), Dts Or Mpeg Audio

    DVD Audio Connections Playing Dolby Digital (5.1 channel), DTS or MPEG audio Connecting an amplifier with a Dolby Digital/DTS/MPEG Audio digital surround processor or a Dolby Digital/ DTS/MPEG Audio surround processor to your Product’s coaxial digital jack or optical digital jack provides richer and more powerful audio play.
  • Page 20: Preparations Before Using The Product

    Preparations Before Using the Product Preparing to Watch a VCR or a DVD Turn on the TV and switch the TV channel to the external “VIDEO” or “AV” channel connected to the DVD/VCR shared output jacks. OPERATE ECHO MIC VOLUME STOP/ EJECT ×...
  • Page 21: Adjusting The Video Channel

    Adjusting the Video Channel To view the output of your Product on the television screen, you must select an unused channel on your TV and tune it to the output of your Product (see Table 1 for factory preset to UHF Channel). Make sure both Products (TV and this Product) are connected (power cord) to the power outlet.
  • Page 22 Adjusting the Video Channel Press \ \ \ \ \ / | | | | | to select the RF output system that corresponds to your TV by referring to the chart shown to the below, and press SET. I,B/G,D/K (RF system) G-CODE Hong Kong model Hong Kong...
  • Page 23: Auto Tuning System

    Auto Tuning System This Product is equipped with an Auto Tuning System to provide G-CODE Hong Kong model easier set up of the Product. After following the instructions for Basic Southeast Asia model PROG Connection on pages 14 and 15 and Adjusting the Video Channel Australia model on page 19, turn on your TV, press OPERATE to turn on the Product, and select the video channel.
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  • Page 25: Vcr Setup

    VCR-RESET ................37 Initial Setting of Language ............37 Changing Language..............37 VCR Display Information ............. 38 How to Display Indicators ............38 VCR Front Panel Display ............38 Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:08705 274277 (office hours) DVNC85(E)#023 Tobira.p65 03.6.24, 9:50 AM...
  • Page 26: Vcr Setup

    VCR Setup Menu Screen The menu screen is a home screen used to select various screen Menu Screen functions. A sub-menu will appear once you select an item for the menu. See the following pages for details on each menu procedure. M E N U Only for G - C O D E...
  • Page 27: Mode Selection

    VCR Setup Mode Selection You can set the basic functions listed in the table below on the MODE selection screen. G-CODE Preparation Hong Kong model • Press OPERATE. Then move the VCR/DVD CHANGE Switch to Southeast Asia model PROG Australia model VCR.
  • Page 28 VCR Setup Set “NICAM” to “AUTO” or “OFF” with \ \ \ \ \ / | | | | | . Then press ". C O L O U R A U T O P A L M E S E C A M N T S C N T S C 3 .
  • Page 29: Setting The Channels

    VCR Setup Setting the Channels Your Product can receive VHF channels 1A to E12 (US AIR 2 to 13), CATV/HYPER channels S1 to S41 and UHF channels E21 to E69 (US AIR 14 to 78). Your Product has 84 programmable channel positions, each of which can be set to any of the broadcast and CATV/HYPER channels.
  • Page 30: Auto Tuning

    VCR Setup Auto Tuning Preparation • Press OPERATE. Then move the VCR/DVD CHANGE Switch to VCR. • Ensure the Video channel is selected on the TV. G-CODE Hong Kong model Press VCR MENU. Press ' / " to select “CHANNEL PRESET”. Southeast Asia model PROG Australia model...
  • Page 31 VCR Setup To change the order of tuned-in broadcast, press ' / "/ \ \ \ \ \ / | | | | | to select the channel to be moved. Press SET to confirm . “SELECTED: CH078” will appear. M O V E 1 / 5 1 C H 0 0 2...
  • Page 32: Manual Tuning

    VCR Setup Manual Tuning Preparation • Press OPERATE. Then move the VCR/DVD CHANGE Switch to VCR. G-CODE • Ensure the Video channel is selected on the TV. Hong Kong model Southeast Asia model PROG Australia model Example: Tuning Channel Position 48 to Broadcast TV Channel E7 (VCR CHANNEL 007 for system I area.) TIMER OPERATE...
  • Page 33 VCR Setup Press the number buttons (0 to 9) or \ \ \ \ \ / | | | | | until you see the desired broadcast channel E7 (VCR CHANNEL 007) on your TV and press ". P R E S E T C H G-CODE Hong Kong model S Y S T E M...
  • Page 34: Channel Skip/Cancelling Skip

    VCR Setup Channel Skip/Cancelling Skip Channel Skip If there are channel positions that are not preset, you can skip them G-CODE Hong Kong model with the following procedure. Southeast Asia model PROG Preparation Australia model • Press OPERATE. Then move the VCR/DVD CHANGE Switch to VCR.
  • Page 35 VCR Setup Press \ \ \ \ \ / | | | | | to set “ON” and press SET to confirm. P R E S E T C H S Y S T E M B / G D / K M C H A N N E L 0 1 2 F I N E T U N I N G...
  • Page 36: Cancelling Skip

    VCR Setup Cancelling Skip Example: Reset channel position 12. Follow the steps 1 and 2 from Channel Skip on page 32. G-CODE Hong Kong model Select the channel position you wish to unskip with \ \ \ \ \ / | | | | | or Southeast Asia model PROG Australia model...
  • Page 37: Setting The Clock

    VCR Setup Setting the Clock When you use the Product for the first time or after a power failure of more than 60 minutes the clock has to be reset. Apply power to the Product to switch it on. Then perform the following procedure. G-CODE Hong Kong model Initial Setting of Clock...
  • Page 38: Changing The Clock Setting

    VCR Setup Set the year digits with the number buttons (0 to 9) or ' / " on the Remote. (If there is only one “year” digit, enter a 0 first.) C L O C K M O D E T I M E D A T E Y E A R...
  • Page 39: Setting The Language

    VCR Setup Setting the Language This Product is factory preset to display the LANGUAGE setting screen after VCR MENU is pressed when the Product is operated for the first time. In some cases, the retailer may have already set the G-CODE language, and the CLOCK setting screen will appear after VCR Hong Kong model...
  • Page 40: Vcr Display Information

    S . P I C T U R E O N N I C A M VSR, REW S. PICTURE : stereo) I / II (Sharp Super Picture) STOP, CASSETTE IN S T O P 1 1 : 3 0 Tape Speed Audio Output indicator...
  • Page 41: Dvd Setup

    DVD Setup DVD Setup ..................40 About the SETUP Screen .............. 40 TV MODE Setting ................41 Setting up for Playback of an NTSC Disc ........42 PARENTAL Level Setting ............... 43 AUDIO Setting ................45 Setting the COMPRESSION (Dolby Digital output level) .... 45 Setting the DOLBY DIGITAL ............
  • Page 42: Dvd Setup

    DVD Setup About the SETUP Screen This section describes how to specify various basic settings using the SETUP screen. The list below shows all the items you can set and 4 : 3 4 : 3 PS TV MODE adjust. See the following pages for details on each setup procedure. PARENTAL LEVEL 8 •...
  • Page 43: Tv Mode Setting

    DVD Setup TV MODE Setting G-CODE Hong Kong model Southeast Asia model PROG Preparation Australia model • See Preparing to Watch a VCR or a DVD on page 18. TIMER OPERATE EJECT ON/OFF While this product is stopped, press DVD SETUP to display the VCR/DVD VCR MENU SETUP screen.
  • Page 44: Setting Up For Playback Of An Ntsc Disc

    DVD Setup Setting up for Playback of an NTSC Disc • Before setting the “NTSC” (video signal system), perform the step G-CODE Hong Kong model 1 to 3 on the previous page. Southeast Asia model PROG Australia model Use ' or " to select “NTSC” and then press ENTER. Use ' or "...
  • Page 45: Parental Level Setting

    DVD Setup PARENTAL Level Setting Certain discs come preset with country codes and parental level settings defined for particular countries. Discs equipped with the parental lock function are rated according to their content. The rated G-CODE Hong Kong model content allowed by a parental lock level and the way a DVD can be controlled vary from disc to disc.
  • Page 46 DVD Setup Press ', ", | or \ to select the desired parental level and then press ENTER. G-CODE Hong Kong model (Example) Selecting “LEVEL 8” Southeast Asia model PROG Australia model PARENTAL TIMER OPERATE PASSWORD EJECT ON/OFF PASSWORD - - - - VCR/DVD VCR MENU LEVEL...
  • Page 47: Audio Setting

    DVD Setup AUDIO Setting COMPRESSION .... Use this setting for increasing the average volume of Dolby Digital audio when playing a DVD. G-CODE DIGITAL ....Use this setting for specifying the type of Hong Kong model digital output when playing a disc. Southeast Asia model PROG Australia model...
  • Page 48: Setting The Dolby Digital

    DVD Setup Use ' or " to select “COMPRESSION”. Press ENTER to display the settings you can select. AUDIO G-CODE Hong Kong model COMPRESSION Southeast Asia model PROG Australia model SELECT TIMER OPERATE RETURN ENTER EJECT ENTER ON/OFF Use ' or " to select “ON” or “OFF”. VCR/DVD VCR MENU DISPLAY...
  • Page 49: Setting The Mpeg

    DVD Setup Setting the MPEG • Before setting the “MPEG”, perform the step 1 to 2 on page 45. Use ' or " to select “MPEG”. Press ENTER to display the settings you can select. G-CODE Hong Kong model Southeast Asia model PROG Australia model BITSTREAM...
  • Page 50: Disc Language Setting

    DVD Setup DISC LANGUAGE Setting Use this setting for selecting the language for subtitles, audio tracks and disc menu. G-CODE Hong Kong model Setting SUBTITLE, AUDIO and MENU languages Southeast Asia model PROG Australia model Preparation • See Preparing to Watch a VCR or a DVD on page 18. TIMER OPERATE EJECT...
  • Page 51: Selecting Languages From Other

    DVD Setup Selecting languages from OTHER Select “OTHER” with ', ", \ and |, then press ENTER to set the “OTHER” input item (two letters). • See Language Code List for Disc Language on page 51 G-CODE Hong Kong model when selecting the code.
  • Page 52: Dvd Display Information

    DVD Display Information Operation Mode Indicators Each time ON SCREEN on the Remote is pressed, the display on the TV screen changes the mode in the following sequence: AUTO mode → ON mode → OFF mode • AUTO mode ..Displays indicators for 3 seconds when operation begins. •...
  • Page 53: Language Code List For Disc Language

    Language Code List for Disc Language Code Language Name Code Language Name Code Language Name Code Language Name Frisian Slovenian Afar Malagasy Irish Samoan Abkhazian Maori Scots Gaelic Shona Afrikaans Macedonian Galician Somali Ameharic Malayalam Guarani Albanian Arabic Mongolian Gujarati Serbian Assamese Moldavian...
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  • Page 55: Watching The Vcr

    Playback of Hi-Fi Recorded Tapes ..........59 Audio Output Mode ................ 59 Adjusting Hi-Fi Audio Tracking ............59 Sharp Super Picture ............... 60 Auto Repeat ..................61 Auto Zero Back ................62 DPSS (Digital Program Search System)/Skip Search ....63 DPSS .....................
  • Page 56: Playback

    Playback Inserting a Video Cassette Gently insert the video cassette into the cassette compartment. The Product turns on automatically. If the cassette is inserted incorrectly, OPERATE the loading system will not function. Do not force the cassette into the ECHO MIC VOLUME STOP/ EJECT ×...
  • Page 57: Fast Forwarding And Rewinding

    Playback Fast Forwarding and Rewinding Press ËSTOP to stop the video tape. OPERATE Press FF è or È REW. (The picture cannot be viewed in this ECHO MIC VOLUME STOP/ EJECT × PLAY/ OPEN/CLOSE PLAY STOP TIMER REC VCR DVD MIC 1 MIC 2 mode.)
  • Page 58: Ntsc Tape Play Back On Pal Tv

    Playback NTSC Tape Play Back on PAL TV When you play back an NTSC tape on your Product, it is possible to use a PAL or multi-system compatible TV. However, please note the following: • The picture will shrink vertically to some degree, as shown in the diagram, but this does not indicate a malfunction in your TV or Product.
  • Page 59: Auto Rental

    Playback AUTO RENTAL (This function only works when AUTO RENTAL mode on the MODE selection screen is set to “ON”.) The convenient auto rental mode lets you enjoy playback with ease. G-CODE When you insert a cassette with the erasure protection tab removed Hong Kong model (rental videos, etc.), your Product automatically turns on the power, Southeast Asia model...
  • Page 60: Blue Back

    Playback Press ' / " to select “COLOUR”. C O L O U R A U T O P A L M E S E C A M N T S C N T S C 3 . 5 8 4 .
  • Page 61: Playback Of Hi-Fi Recorded Tapes

    Playback Playback of Hi-Fi Recorded Tapes This Product will play back both video and audio, or audio-only tapes recorded in the Hi-Fi mode. G-CODE Hong Kong model • Stereo sound output is only possible using the AUDIO OUT terminals. Southeast Asia model PROG Sound from the radio frequency converter (RF OUT) is mono only.
  • Page 62: Sharp Super Picture

    • This function only operates during playback. It will not operate when recording or watching a TV program with the VCR tuner. • The ON/OFF status of the Sharp Super Picture can be checked when ON SCREEN is pressed to display OSD.
  • Page 63: Auto Repeat

    Auto Repeat With this feature, the entire tape is played back repeatedly. Press VCR MENU to display the menu screen. Select “MODE” with ' / " and then press SET to confirm. G-CODE Hong Kong model Southeast Asia model PROG M E N U Australia model G - C O D E...
  • Page 64: Auto Zero Back

    Auto Zero Back The zero-back function makes the cassette fast forward (or rewind) to the previously set “0:00.00” point and stop there. Make sure the counter is displayed, then press CLEAR on the Remote at the point you wish to return and later “0:00.00” is G-CODE displayed.
  • Page 65: Dpss (Digital Program Search System)/Skip Search

    DPSS (Digital Program Search System)/Skip Search DPSS With this feature you can quickly locate a desired section of the tape. The DPSS feature makes use of index signals to search for a specified tape segment and begin playback automatically. G-CODE Hong Kong model Index signal Southeast Asia model...
  • Page 66: Tv Programme Recording

    TV Programme Recording Cassette Erase Protection ERASURE PROTECTION TAB cassette has a removable tab to prevent accidental PAL SECAM erasure of recorded material. Removing the tab prevents recording. To record on a video cassette with the tab removed, place adhesive tape over the tab opening.
  • Page 67: Recording Nicam/A2 Stereo (Igr) Multiplex Broadcasts

    TV Programme Recording Recording NICAM/A2 stereo (IGR) Multiplex Broadcasts This Product is capable of receiving NICAM multiplex broadcasts (PAL-I, B/G, D/K) and A2 STEREO (IGR) multiplex broadcasts (PAL- B/G, D/K). NICAM multiplex broadcasts will be recorded in stereo/bilingual when the NICAM setting on the OSD’s MODE is set to AUTO.
  • Page 68: Simple Recording Timer

    Simple Recording Timer Immediate Recording This is convenient function when having an unexpected visitor or telephone call. Select the channel position to be recorded with CH ' / ". G-CODE Hong Kong model (Example) Channel position 2 Southeast Asia model PROG Australia model S .
  • Page 69: Programming The Timer With G

    Programming the Timer with G- System (Hong Kong model only) CODE ® This product has the G- programming system. By simply inputting CODE the G- number with the number buttons, you can programme your CODE Product timer recording. The G- numbers are listed in most newspaper, TV guide, and CODE local cable TV listings.
  • Page 70: Code ® System

    Programming the Timer with G- ® System CODE If you are going to record a programme from a station which does not have the PR number programmed, (“ ” is displayed) set that number to be the same as the PR number to which your broadcasting channel is set into.
  • Page 71: Setting The Programme Number In Step 4

    Programming the Timer with G- ® System CODE Press VCR MENU to return to the normal screen. To set the product for automatic timer recording, press TIMER ON/OFF and ensure the “ ” lights on the VCR Front Panel G-CODE Hong Kong model display.
  • Page 72: Recording With The Timer

    Recording with the Timer The timer can be set manually for automatic recording of up to 8 events over a 365 day period. Preparation • Load the cassette, ensuring the erasure protection hole is covered. The Product power will automatically turn on. G-CODE Hong Kong model •...
  • Page 73 Recording with the Timer If you want to record only once, press | | | | | and go to step 5. Otherwise, select “D (DAILY)” to record at the same time each day or “W (WEEKLY)” to record at the same time each week with ' / ", and then press | | | | | .
  • Page 74 Recording with the Timer Select the speed with ' / ". 1 / 2 D A T E P R S T A R T S T O P OPERATE 1 5 / 1 2 4 7 1 2 : 0 0 PM1 2 : 3 0 PMS P ECHO MIC VOLUME...
  • Page 75: Confirming Timer Programmes

    Recording with the Timer Confirming Timer Programmes You can see on the On Screen Display a list of all timer programmes that are already set. G-CODE Preparation Hong Kong model • Press OPERATE. Then move the VCR/DVD CHANGE Switch to Southeast Asia model PROG Australia model...
  • Page 76: Cancelling Timer Programmes

    Recording with the Timer Cancelling Timer Programmes Perform the following procedure to cancel timer programmes that have already been set. G-CODE Preparation Hong Kong model • Press OPERATE. Then move the VCR/DVD CHANGE Switch to Southeast Asia model PROG Australia model VCR and select the video channel on the TV.
  • Page 77: Tape Dubbing

    • If source VCR is a monaural mode, connect the audio cable to PAUSE/STILL STOP “AUDIO-L” of the dubbing VCR. TAPE DPSS SKIP SLOW SPEED AUDIO OUTPUT Sharp Viewcam VCR/DVD COMBINATION (for playback) Audio/Video cable (supplied with Viewcam) VCR/DVD LINE ANTENNA VCR/DVD LINE...
  • Page 78: Recording A Dvd Disc Onto A Video Cassette

    Recording a DVD Disc onto a Video Cassette Use the following procedure to record the images and sounds on a DVD disc onto a video cassette. OPERATE Recording a DVD disc onto a Video cassette ECHO MIC VOLUME STOP/ EJECT ×...
  • Page 79 Recording a DVD Disc onto a Video Cassette Press Æ Æ Æ Æ Æ REC. • The images on the DVD disc are recorded onto the VCR cassette. G-CODE Hong Kong model • When the VCR is in stop mode, the channel returns to the previ- Southeast Asia model PROG ously received channel.
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  • Page 81: Watching The Dvd

    Watching the DVD Preparing to Use DVD ..............80 When connecting a TV with the DVD output jacks ......80 When connecting a TV with the DVD/VCR shared output jacks ..80 Playback ................... 81 Basic Play ..................81 Track Direct Playback ..............82 Playback CDs recorded with DTS sounds ........
  • Page 82: Preparing To Use Dvd

    Preparing to Use DVD The following steps are necessary to display the DVD screen on the TV. When connecting a TV with the DVD output jacks OPERATE STOP/ EJECT ECHO MIC VOLUME Turn on the TV and switch the TV channel to the external input ×...
  • Page 83: Playback

    Playback Preparation • See Preparing to Use DVD on page 80. OPEN/CLOSE OPERATE VIDEO VIDEO DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-R CD-R/RW CD-R/RW DVD-R Video Video VIDEO MODE VIDEO MODE OPERATE • The icons below are used in this Operation Manual: ECHO MIC VOLUME STOP/ EJECT ×...
  • Page 84: Track Direct Playback

    Playback VIDEO VIDEO CD-R/RW CD-R/RW Track Direct Playback To display the title number you want to watch, press the number OPERATE STOP/ EJECT ECHO MIC VOLUME × PLAY/ PLAY STOP OPEN/CLOSE buttons (0 to 9) on the Remote while playing or stopping an image. TIMER REC VCR DVD MIC 1...
  • Page 85: Slow-Motion Play

    Playback VIDEO VIDEO DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-R DVD-R Video Video VIDEO MODE VIDEO MODE Slow-Motion Play OPERATE Press SLOW in the play mode or still mode. ECHO MIC VOLUME STOP/ EJECT × PLAY/ OPEN/CLOSE PLAY STOP TIMER REC VCR DVD MIC 1 MIC 2 •...
  • Page 86: Zooming An Image

    DVD-RW DVD-RW Zooming an Image DVD-R DVD-R Video Video VIDEO MODE VIDEO MODE While a disc is playing, press ZOOM. • Each press of ZOOM cycles through the zoom settings in the following sequence: ZOOM ZOOM 1 (1.2×) → ZOOM 2 (1.5×) → ZOOM 3 (2.0×) → Off. •...
  • Page 87: Playing Mp3 Discs

    Playing MP3 Discs This product is able to play CD-R or CD-RW discs recorded in MP3 format. Regarding MP3 discs • MP3 files are audio data compressed in MPEG1 Audio layer 3 file format. “MP3 files” have “.mp3” as extensions. (Some files that have “.mp3”...
  • Page 88: To Play Mp3 Discs

    Playing MP3 Discs To play MP3 discs Load the MP3 recorded CD-R or the CD-RW. • The folder selection screen will be displayed after the data is read. G-CODE Hong Kong model Southeast Asia model PROG Australia model FOLDER1 FOLDER2 FOLDER3 FOLDER4 Select the folder you want to play by using ', ", \ or | and...
  • Page 89: About The Function Control Screen

    About the Function Control Screen Using Function control, you can check at a glance and change the current settings of the following items: SUBTITLE, ANGLE, AUDIO, 3D VIRTUAL SURROUND, DIGITAL GAMMA and DIGITAL SUPER PICTURE. Function control also allows you three ways of direct skips (title [track], chapter and time). •...
  • Page 90: Direct Skip (Title [Track]/Chapter/Time)

    About the Function Control Screen VIDEO VIDEO DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-R DVD-R Video Video VIDEO MODE VIDEO MODE Direct skip (title [track]/chapter/time) Use the following procedure to perform the Direct title [track] skip, G-CODE Hong Kong model Direct chapter skip, or Direct time skip. Southeast Asia model PROG Australia model...
  • Page 91: Subtitle Language Setting

    About the Function Control Screen DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-R DVD-R Video Video VIDEO MODE VIDEO MODE Subtitle language setting Use the following procedure to perform the Subtitle language setting. G-CODE Hong Kong model Press FUNCTION CONTROL during playback. Southeast Asia model PROG Australia model •...
  • Page 92: Angle Setting

    About the Function Control Screen DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-R DVD-R Video Video VIDEO MODE VIDEO MODE Angle setting You can change the angle of view when playing a DVD disc that G-CODE Hong Kong model contains scenes recorded from multiple angles. Use the following procedure to perform the Angle setting.
  • Page 93: Audio Setting

    About the Function Control Screen VIDEO VIDEO DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-R DVD-R Video Video VIDEO MODE VIDEO MODE Audio setting A number of different methods are used to record audio onto a DVD G-CODE Hong Kong model disc, including multi-channels (used for voiceovers in other languages), Dolby Digital (5.1ch), DTS, and Linear PCM.
  • Page 94: 3D Virtual Surround Setting

    About the Function Control Screen DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-R DVD-R Video Video VIDEO MODE VIDEO MODE G-CODE Hong Kong model 3D VIRTUAL SURROUND setting Southeast Asia model PROG Australia model This function allows you to enjoy a “surround sound” effect when you are using an analog connection (using LINE OUT on this product) to TIMER OPERATE...
  • Page 95: Digital Gamma Setting

    About the Function Control Screen VIDEO VIDEO DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-R DVD-R Video Video VIDEO MODE VIDEO MODE DIGITAL GAMMA setting DIGITAL GAMMA is a digital image quality enhancement function G-CODE Hong Kong model that gives a richer image by brightening the darker and more obscure portions of the image without altering the brightness of the Southeast Asia model PROG...
  • Page 96: Digital Super Picture Setting

    About the Function Control Screen VIDEO VIDEO DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-R DVD-R Video Video VIDEO MODE VIDEO MODE DIGITAL SUPER PICTURE setting G-CODE Hong Kong model DIGITAL SUPER PICTURE is a digital image quality enhancement function that gives a clearer image by sharpening the details and Southeast Asia model PROG Australia model...
  • Page 97: Direct Selection Of Scenes

    Direct Selection of Scenes DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-R DVD-R Video Video VIDEO MODE VIDEO MODE Selecting Scenes by Title Number Press TITLE to show the title screen. G-CODE Hong Kong model (Example) Southeast Asia model PROG Australia model DISCOVERY EUROPE TIMER DISCOVERY AFRICA OPERATE EJECT...
  • Page 98: Programmed Playback

    Programmed Playback The two types of programmed playback provided by this product are chapter programmed playback (DVD discs) and track programmed playback (Audio CD discs). DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-R DVD-R Video Video VIDEO MODE VIDEO MODE G-CODE Hong Kong model Chapter Programmed Playback Southeast Asia model PROG Australia model...
  • Page 99: Track Programmed Playback

    Programmed Playback VIDEO VIDEO Track Programmed Playback Press PROG while the disc is stopped. G-CODE Hong Kong model • The “PROGRAM” screen appears. • Press PROG to return to the normal screen. Southeast Asia model PROG Australia model Example : CD PROGRAM screen CD PROGRAM TIMER OPERATE...
  • Page 100: Mp3 Files Programmed Playback

    Programmed Playback CD-R/RW CD-R/RW MP3 Files Programmed Playback Press PROG while the disc is stopped. G-CODE Hong Kong model • The “MP3 PROGRAM” screen appears. • Press PROG to return to the normal screen. Southeast Asia model PROG Australia model MP3 PROGRAM TIMER OPERATE...
  • Page 101: Repeat Playback

    VIDEO Repeat Playback VIDEO DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-R CD-R/RW CD-R/RW DVD-R Video Video VIDEO MODE VIDEO MODE Repeat playback Press (REPEAT) while a disc is playing. • The “ ” indicator appears on the DVD Front Panel. • Each time (REPEAT) is pressed, the repeat function G-CODE Hong Kong model changes as follows.
  • Page 102: A-B Repeat

    Repeat Playback VIDEO VIDEO DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-R DVD-R Video Video VIDEO MODE VIDEO MODE A-B Repeat A-B repeat allows you to repeat specified section on the disc. G-CODE Hong Kong model Press (REPEAT) three times while a disc is playing. Southeast Asia model PROG Australia model...
  • Page 103: Resume Function

    VIDEO VIDEO Resume Function DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-R DVD-R Video Video VIDEO MODE VIDEO MODE This function enables you to resume the playback from the location you specify. Press ËSTOP at the desired point during playback. • “RESUME” appears followed by “RESUME” on the screen. •...
  • Page 104 Memo DVNC85(E)#099_102.p65 03.6.24, 10:06 AM...
  • Page 105: Karaoke Function

    KARAOKE Function KARAOKE Function ..............104 While You are Enjoying Singing Karaoke ........104 KEY CONTROL/VOCAL CONTROL Function ......105 KEY CONTROL ................ 105 VOCAL CONTROL ..............106 DVNC85(E)#103 Tobira.p65 03.6.24, 10:07 AM...
  • Page 106: Karaoke Function

    KARAOKE Function This product enables you to easily enjoy Karaoke using the DVD and VCR. • The output level may decrease slightly when this function is used. • Karaoke function is disabled during recording a DVD disc onto a video cassette. While You are Enjoying Singing Karaoke Connect a microphone to the MIC jack on the front of the product.
  • Page 107: Key Control/Vocal Control Function

    KARAOKE Function KEY CONTROL/VOCAL CONTROL Function • These functions are used only when the product is DVD mode. (When the product is VCR mode, these functions do not work.) G-CODE Hong Kong model Southeast Asia model PROG Australia model KEY CONTROL You can change the key when the key recorded on the disc does TIMER OPERATE...
  • Page 108: Vocal Control

    KARAOKE Function VOCAL CONTROL You can select the sound recorded on the disc. Press KARAOKE SELECT to display the KEY CONTROL G-CODE screen. (The screen will not appear if a microphone is not Hong Kong model connected.) Southeast Asia model PROG Australia model KARAOKE...
  • Page 109: Troubleshooting

    • The heads may be contaminated with condensed moisture or playback. magnetic coating from the video tape. (If this is the case, the heads need to be cleaned. Ask the retailer or a Sharp approved service centre.) This Product has a built-in full auto head cleaning mechanism, however, there are some environments in which head cleaning cannot be carried out completely.
  • Page 110 Troubleshooting Problem Suggested Solution • Cassette cannot be loaded. • Make sure there is no other cassette inside. • Make sure the cassette is correctly positioned and then reinsert. • Picture does not change even • Make sure the Product is not in the timer setting or clock setting though CH ' / "...
  • Page 111: Definition Of Terms

    Full Automatic This function automatically turns the power on and starts to playback when a tape with Playback the erasure protection tabs removed is inserted. Sharp Super Enhanced picture quality during playback. Picture S-VHS Simple This function facilitates S-VHS software playback. The original high picture quality of S- Playback VHS (horizontal resolution of 400 lines) cannot be played.
  • Page 112 Definition of Terms This refers to a high-density optical disc on which high-quality pictures and sound have been recorded by means of digital signals. Incorporating a new video compression technology (MPEG II) and high-density recording technology, DVD enables esthetically pleasing full-motion video to be recorded over long periods of time (for instance, a whole movie can be recorded).
  • Page 113 Definition of Terms <Only for Australia model> The list of the region number 4 countries Common names Common names Common names Common names Antigua and Barbuda Guyana Saint Vincent and the French Guiana Argentina Haiti Grenadines French Polynesia Australia Honduras Samoa Guadeloupe Bahamas...
  • Page 114: Specifications

    Specifications Signal System NTSC/PAL DVD/VCR shared output jacks VIDEO jack: RCA Pin-jack AUDIO jack: RCA Pin-jack DVD output jacks VIDEO jack: S-Video jack Component Y jack: RCA Pin-jack Component P jack: RCA Pin-jack Component P jack: RCA Pin-jack AUDIO jack: RCA Pin-jack DIGITAL AUDIO IF: Coaxial digital AUDIO output jack: RCA Pin-jack Optical Audio Data output: Optical connector...