INSTRUCTION MANUAL DVR-HT120 Recordable DVD Home Theatre System DVD recorder: DVR-S120 Powered subwoofer: ASX-HT120W Front speakers: SX-HT120F Centre speaker: SX-HT120C Rear speakers: SX-HT120R TIMER CLEAR RETURN SELECT TRIM TEST SOUND FUNCTION LEVEL SURROUND MUTE CH/INPUT SYSTEM DISC MENU MENU EDIT...
Recording copyright material without permission of the copyright owners is usually an infringement. If you wish to re-record copyright material, permission from the copyright owner is necessary. SANYO does not approve of, and cannot be held responsible for, any unlawful use of this machine.
PART NAMES & FUNCTIONS Front Panel You can operate the DVD recorder using the remote control or the buttons on the front panel of the DVD recorder. To switch on or standby. p.14 Open/close disc tray. p.17, 23 rOPEN/CLOSE Playback button: To play back a disc. p.23 Stop button: Interrupt playback/recording.
Rear Panel ANTENNA IN Aerial input: Socket into which aerial input is connected. ANTENNA OUT Aerial output: Socket from where aerial output is connected to TV set. COMPONENT VIDEO OUT Video output: Socket from where YUV (Component Video) output is connected to YUV Video p.10 compatible input devices (Progressive scan TV, etc).
Remote Control DISC To show the DVD menu or the disc p.29 menu. MENU EDIT Displays the edit menu for DVD+RW TIMER CLEAR discs, for inserting, deleting and hiding p.28 chapters DISPLAY To display the status display and the channel / clock display RETURN SELECT Cursor keys: Left, right, up, down naviga- p.15...
Inserting batteries Remote control range Remote sensor Install two “R6 (HP 7)” batteries. Within approx. 30° 30° 6 meters TIMER CLEAR NOTE: RETURN SELECT Remove the batteries if the remote control is not to be used for a month TRIM TEST SOUND FUNCTION...
Important Note: CD: Track No.: current track No./total SANYO takes no responsibility for recording failure due to power number of tracks cuts, defective discs, or damage to the unit, etc. Play Mode (during playback) or OTR...
Notes on handling discs Playable Discs • Do not expose the disc to direct sunlight, high humidity or high tem- peratures for extended periods of time. Disc Type Logo Mark • Discs should be returned to their cases after use. DVD video •...
INSTALLATION, CONNECTION & SETTING THE CHANNEL NOTE: Do not connect the mains lead to an AC outlet until all connections have been made. Please refer to the instruction manuals for the equipments that you are connecting (TV, VCR, Subwoofer and speakers, etc.). When you connect the unit to your TV and other equipment, be sure to turn off the power and disconnect all of the equipments from the AC outlet until all the connections have been made.
When connecting to a TV without a SCART terminal Connection without using the SCART socket cable Connecting to a TV with the audio and video leads. If your TV has a video input socket, connect the unit as shown. AUDIO S-VIDEO R-AUDIO-L VIDEO...
Connecting a satellite receiver For Digital Cable and Satellite TV users please connect your decoder’s output to this unit’s input. Use a SCART cable (not supplied) to connect the AV2 (Scart socket) on this unit to the SCART OUT socket on the satellite receiver. Satellite Receiver SCART lead (not supplied)
Connecting to a tape deck Use an audio cord to connect the AUDIO OUT on the unit to the audio input on a tape deck. Audio lead (not supplied) LINE IN Tape deck Connecting to a video deck and other recording equipment Video images from other video equipment can be recorded on the DVD recorder, and video images on the DVD recorder can be recorded on other video equipment.
When connecting a VCR, etc. having an S-video terminal, connect by an S-video lead. Audio lead (not supplied) VCR, etc. AUDIO S-VIDEO R-AUDIO-L VIDEO VIDEO INPUT S-video lead (not supplied) Connection for recording video images from other video equipment on the DVD recorder DV camcorder,etc.
Connecting the Main Lead Setting Item Explanation After all connections have been made, connect the mains lead to an TV Shape Set the aspect ratio (shape) of your TV’s screen. When AC outlet. you press the k button, the selection items are When the power supply is connected for the ﬁ...
Auto-setting the channel Manually Setting the Reception Channel 1. The following screen is displayed. Check the antenna connection and In some cases, not all of the available TV channels may have been found press the k button. and stored during initial installation. In this case, you will need to search for and store the missing or coded TV channels manually.
Arranging and Deleting Channels 3. The search for channels that can be received begins from the smallest frequency or channel No. of the channel displayed at “Entry/Search” After you have performed the automatic channel search, you may not and increases upwards to larger values. agree with the sequence in which the individual TV channels have been When the desired channel is found, changing of the number value allocated to the programme positions (programme numbers).
RECORDING 6. Repeatedly press REC MODE to specify the recording mode (picture Recording Programmes during Reception quality). 1. Turn the TV on and select input from the DVD recorder. (For details HQ High Quality About 60 minutes can be on operation methods, refer to your TV’s manual.) recorded to disc (4.7GB).
To One Touch Recording (OTR) Timer Recording The power can be automatically turned off after recording for the speciﬁ ed time without setting timer recording. DVD recorder will automatically switch This feature allows you to automatically record at a speciﬁ ed date and time.
8. Press TIMER to return to the “Timer” screen, and press TIMER NOTE: again to end timer recording. The timer programme recording time What is “VPS/PDC?” is displayed on the Channel/Clock Display. “VPS” (Video Programming System) and “PDC” (Programme Delivery Control) are mechanisms for controlling start of recording and the continuation time according to signals that arrive from the TV sta- tion.
Timer recording without using “Video Plus+ code” 5. Move to the "Conﬁ rm Programming" item using 8 or 2, and press the k button. 1. Turn the TV on and select input from the DVD recorder. (For details The "Timer List" screen is displayed. Check the reserved details. on operation methods, refer to your TV’s manual.) 2.
Checking, Changing and Deleting Reservations Problem solving for programmed recordings 1. Turn the TV on and select input from the DVD recorder. (For details The following problems/error messages appears on the screen while operat- on operation methods, refer to your TV’s manual.) ing the DVD recorder.
Recording Video from Other AV Equipment SAT Record (Automatic recording from Satellite Receiver) Video output from video cameras and other AV equipment can be recorded on the DVD recorder. In the case of equipment (e.g. satellite receiver) connected to the AV2 Scart terminal on the rear panel on which timer recording is possible, video can NOTE: be recorded synchronized with the start of the broadcast without having...
DISC PLAYBACK Basic Operations Playing back in slow motion When you press F.SLOW x, the disc is slow-forwarded. Each press of 1. Turn the TV on and select input from the DVD recorder. (For details F.SLOW x changes the slow-forward speed. on operation methods, refer to your TV’s manual.) When you press R.SLOW z, the disc is slow-reversed.
Various Playback Operations Using T/C Tools LISTENING TO MUSIC When you press T/C during playback or while playback is paused, the “T/C Tools” menu is displayed. Playable Discs Select the menu item using 8 or 2 and set the desired feature according Audio discs can be played on the DVD recorder: to the description in the following table.
The WMA ﬁ les cannot be played back. Customers should also note that permission is required in order to download MP3 ﬁ les and music from the Internet. SANYO has no right to grant such permission. Permission should always be sought from the copyright owner.
Searching for Photos in the Thumbnail Screen VIEWING JPEG CD PHOTOS & IMAGES The following operations are available in the thumbnail screen. Playable Discs Select the menu item using 8 or 2, and set the desired feature according Discs recorded with images saved in JPEG format such as KODAK Picture to the description in the following table.
Displaying Photos in the Slide Show Specify the roll in the thumbnail display, and press the k button to start the slide show. Enlarging images When ZOOM is pressed during the slide show or while the slide show is paused, the currently displayed image can be enlarged up to two times its size.
EDITING & DISC MANAGEMENT Unhide Chapter Editing Chapters During regular playback, hidden chapters cannot be viewed as they are A marker will be set every few minutes if the "Auto Chapter" function is skipped. In the editing mode, hidden chapters are displayed in grey. activated in the "Recording"...
Editing Titles Disc settings Editing Recording Titles (name) Changing the Disc Name Some TV stations transmit the title (name) of a programme. In this case, 1. Press the e button or during playback press DISC MENU. the name will be included automatically (e.g. “ROCKY”). Otherwise, the 2.
Finalising DVD+R Discs This feature is required to play back a DVD+R disc in a DVD player. Once the disc has been ﬁ nalised no further recordings or changes can be made. 1. Press the e button or during playback press DISC MENU. 2.
DVD RECORDER SETTINGS When you press SYSTEM MENU, the following menu will be displayed. Setting Item Explanation In this menu, you can change various settings on the DVD recorder to suit your particular requirements. TV Shape Set the aspect ratio (shape) of your TV’s screen. When you press the k button, the selection items are displayed.
Audio Output Settings Operation and State Display Settings 1. Turn the TV on and select input from the DVD recorder. (For details 1. Turn the TV on and select input from the DVD recorder. (For details on operation methods, refer to your TV’s manual.) on operation methods, refer to your TV’s manual.) 2.
Setting the Language Setting Item Explanation PBC Enable This function lets you activate or deactivate the PBC 1. Turn the TV on and select input from the DVD recorder. (For details on operation methods, refer to your TV’s manual.) menu (Playback Control) for VCD only. 2.
Recording Settings Parental Level Control 1. Turn the TV on and select input from the DVD recorder. (For details Films on pre-recorded DVD discs may contain scenes not suitable for on operation methods, refer to your TV’s manual.) children. Therefore, some discs may contain “Parental Control” rating 2.
To play back a DVD video set with parental level Setting Item Explanation controls. Enter Code The passcode for setting parental level is required. If you attempt to play back a DVD video set with parental level controls, (When the DVD recorder is shipped from the factory, the following screen will be displayed: no passcode is set.
TROUBLESHOOTING Check the following guide for the possible cause of a problem before contacting service. Symptom Cause Solution The unit does not work im- - No solution. This unit needs time to start operating - It takes time for power to be supplied after the o mediately o button is because of its structure.
Symptom Cause Solution Cannot record or did not record - The remaining blank space on the disc is insufﬁ cient. - Use another disc. successfully. - The source you are trying to record is copy-protected. - You can not record the source. - When setting the recording channel, the channel is tuned - Select the channel on the DVD Recorder’s built-in on the TV’s own tuner.
MAINTENANCE Cleaning the cabinet Use a clean soft cloth moistened with plain lukewarm water and wrung dry. Never use benzol, benzene or other strong chemical cleaners since these could damage the ﬁ nish of your unit. It is important that no liquid reaches the inside of the unit. SPECIFICATIONS DVD recorder(DVR-S120) Connections...
BE REQUIRED FOR SERVICE DURING GUARANTEE. the equipment, always provided that: - 2. If your Sanyo equipment proves faulty during the period of guar- antee, take it or send it back to the dealer who originally supplied 1. The equipment has at all times been used in accordance with the it together with this guarantee and the proof of purchase.