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  • Page 2: Safety Precautions

    Safety Precautions CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK) NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. This lightning flash with arrowhead symbol within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated dangerous voltage within the product’s enclosure that may be of...
  • Page 3: 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 electric shock or fire hazard.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Introduction Safety Precautions ......2 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ..3 Table of Contents .
  • Page 5: Before Use

    Before Use Playable Discs 3 inch/5 inch (8 cm/12 cm) disc Audio CD 3 inch/5 inch (8 cm/12 cm) disc In addition, this unit can play a CD-R or CD-RW that contains audio titles, MP3, WMA or JPEG files. otes Depending on the conditions of the recording equip- ment or the CD-R/RW disc itself, some CD-R/RW discs cannot be played on the unit.
  • Page 6: Precautions

    Before Use (Continued) Precautions Handling the unit When shipping the unit The original shipping carton and packing materials come in handy. For maximum protection, re-pack the unit as it was originally packaged at the factory. When setting up the unit The picture and sound of a nearby TV, VCR, or radio may be distorted during playback.
  • Page 7: Front Panel

    Front Panel POWER Switches the DVD+VCR ON and OFF. COPY Copies a DVD in the DVD deck to a VHS tape in the VCR deck. Disc Tray (DVD deck) Insert a disc here. PLAY ( N ) Starts playback of a disc or tape. Shows the current status of the PAUSE (X X ) Pause playback of a disc in the DVD...
  • Page 8: Display Window

    Display Window The DVD deck is selected. Lights when a disc is loaded in the DVD deck. Flashes when there is no disc. Indicates when Progressive scan is active. Indicates repeat mode. Indicates when the DVD+VCR is locked. A timer recording is programmed or in progress (VCR deck only).
  • Page 9: Remote Control

    Remote Control DVD & VCR select buttons Sets the remote control to operate either the DVD deck or the VCR deck. POWER Turns the DVD+VCR ON and OFF. TV/VCR Switches between your TV tuner and the DVD+VCR tuner. DISPLAY, CLK/CTR Accesses the on-screen display.
  • Page 10: Rear Panel

    Rear Panel VCR IN LINE 1 (VIDEO IN/AUDIO IN (Left/Right)) Connect the audio/video output of an external source (Audio system, TV/Monitor, Another VCR). DVD/VCR OUT (VIDEO/AUDIO (Left/Right)) Connect to a TV with video and audio inputs. COMPONENT/PROGRESSIVE SCAN VIDEO OUT (Y Pb Pr) (DVD OUT) Connect to a TV with Y Pb Pr inputs.
  • Page 11: Connections

    Connections Tips Depending on your TV and other equipment you wish to connect, there are various ways you could connect the DVD+VCR. Use connections described on pages 11-13. Please refer to the manuals of your TV, VCR, Stereo System or other devices as necessary to make the best connections.
  • Page 12: Basic Tv Connections

    Connections (Continued) Basic TV Connections Make one of the following connections, depending on the capabilities of your existing equipment. RF coaxial connection Connect the RF.OUT jack on the DVD+VCR to the antenna in jack on the TV using the supplied 75-ohm Coaxial Cable (R).
  • Page 13 Connections (Continued) Optional, Preferred TV Connections (Continued) You can ONLY listen to DVD playback using COAXIAL (X) and AUDIO OUT (A2) connections. The tuner and VCR will still be heard through the RF.OUT (R) or DVD/VCR AUDIO OUT (A1) jacks. (See page 12.) Connecting to an amplifier equipped with two channel analog stereo or Dolby Surround Connect the Left and Right AUDIO OUT (or DVD/VCR...
  • Page 14: Vcr Operation Setup

    VCR Operation Setup On-Screen Display (OSD) The On-Screen display provides feedback on the cur- rent status of the DVD+VCR. ❶ ❷ ❸ ❹ PLAY HI-FI CH 4 STEREO OCT 8 , FRI 2:15 PM ❻ ❼ ❶ TAPE SPEED DISPLAY Shows the current tape speed.
  • Page 15: Setting The Vcr Setup Menu

    VCR Operation Setup (Continued) Setting the VCR Setup Menu Press MENU and the MAIN menu will appear. Press v v /V V to select the SETUP menu, then press ENTER. The SETUP menu will appear. Press v v /V V to choose a desired option on the SETUP menu.
  • Page 16: Setting The Clock

    VCR Operation Setup (Continued) Setting the Clock The DVD+VCR gives you two ways to set the time and date: the Auto Clock Feature or manually. The Auto Clock Feature enables the DVD+VCR to set the clock when the DVD+VCR is turned off. Things to know before starting The clock uses the 12-hour system.
  • Page 17: Dvd Operation Setup

    DVD Operation Setup Caution: Before using the remote control, press the DVD button to select the device to be operated. General Explanation This manual gives basic instructions for operating the DVD+VCR. Some DVDs require specific operations or allow only limited operations during playback. When this occurs, the symbol appears on the TV screen, indi- cating that an operation is not permitted by the...
  • Page 18: Initial Settings

    DVD Operation Setup (Continued) Initial Settings In this menu system, there are several ways to cus- tomize the settings provided. Most menus consist of three levels to set up the options, but some require greater depth for the variety of settings. If you press SETUP, only the first level of the menu system will appear on the TV screen.
  • Page 19: Audio

    DVD Operation Setup (Continued) AUDIO Each DVD disc has a variety of audio output options. Set the player’s Audio Output according to the type of audio system you use. Dolby Digital Bitstream: Select “Bitstream” if you connected the DVD Player’s DIGITAL OUT jack to a Dolby Digital decoder (or an amplifier or other equipment with a Dolby Digital decoder).
  • Page 20: Lock

    DVD Operation Setup (Continued) LOCK LOCK Rating Unlock Password Country Code Move Rating Movies on DVDs may contain scenes not suitable for children. Therefore, discs may contain Parental Control information that applies to the complete disc or to certain scenes on the disc. These scenes are rated from 1 to 8, and alternatively, more suitable scenes are available for selection on some discs.
  • Page 21: Operation With Tape

    Operation with tape Normal Playback Preparation: Turn on the TV. Tune the TV to the DVD+VCR output channel (CH 3 or 4) or set the TV’s source selector to VIDEO. If a direct VIDEO/AUDIO connection is made between the DVD+VCR and the TV, set the TV’s source selector to VIDEO. Set the Output Source to VCR as shown in “Setting the Output Source”...
  • Page 22: Normal Recording

    Operation with tape (Continued) Normal Recording Preparation: Turn on the power of both the DVD+VCR and TV. Tune the TV to the DVD+VCR output channel (CH 3 or 4) or set the TV’s source selector to VIDEO. If a direct VIDEO/AUDIO connection is made between the DVD+VCR and the TV, set the TV’s source selector to VIDEO.
  • Page 23: Timer Recording

    Operation with tape (Continued) Use V V to choose the SPEED option. 1 1 0 0 Use b b /B B to choose the desired recording speed (AUTO, SP or SLP). AUTO mode determines how long tape is left and switches speed from SP to SLP, if necessary, to complete recording the program.
  • Page 24: Instant Timer Recording

    Operation with tape (Continued) Instant Timer Recording Instant Timer Recording allows you to make a recording easily of a preset length without using the program timer. Preparation: Turn on the power of both the DVD+VCR and the TV. Be sure the TV is tuned to the DVD+VCR output channel (3 or 4). If a direct VIDEO/AUDIO connection is made between the DVD+VCR and the TV, set the TV’s source selector to VIDEO.
  • Page 25: Vhs Hi-fi Stereo System/mts Broadcast

    Operation with tape (Continued) VHS Hi-Fi Stereo System/ MTS Broadcast This DVD+VCR is equipped with the VHS Hi-Fi audio sound system for recording and playback. The informa- tion below gives a brief description of Hi-Fi audio and how to record and play a tape in the Hi-Fi audio mode. Playback with Hi-Fi Stereo Audio Sound A stereo TV with AUDIO/VIDEO input jacks or a stereo audio system is required for correct stereo playback.
  • Page 26: Tape Counter Memory Feature

    Operation with tape (Continued) Tape Counter Memory Feature Real-Time Counter Shows length of tape run in hours, minutes, and sec- onds. Press CLK/CTR to select the real-time counter display. Every press of CLK/CTR changes the TV screen as illustrated below. 2:15 AM 0:05:25 CLOCK...
  • Page 27: Operation With Dvd

    Operation with DVD Playing DVD Playback Setup Turn on the TV and select the video input source con- nected to the DVD+VCR. Audio system: Turn on the audio system and select the input source connected to the DVD+VCR. Set the Output Source to DVD as shown in “Setting the Output Source”...
  • Page 28: General Features

    Operation with DVD (Continued) General Features (Continued) Repeat Title DVD Video Discs - Repeat Chapter/Title/Off 1 To repeat the currently playing chapter, press REPEAT. The Repeat Chapter icon appears on the TV screen. 2 To repeat the title currently playing, press REPEAT a second time.
  • Page 29: Special Dvd Features

    Operation with DVD (Continued) General Features (Continued) Special DVD Features Checking the contents of DVD Video discs: Menus DVDs may contain menus that allow you to access spe- cial features. To use the disc menu, press DISC MENU. Then, press the appropriate number button to select an option.
  • Page 30: Operation With Audio Cd And Mp3/wma Discs

    Operation with Audio CD and MP3/WMA Discs Playing an Audio CD and MP3/WMA Discs The DVD+VCR can play an audio CD. Also, the DVD+VCR can play MP3/WMA formatted recordings on CD-ROM, CD-R or CD-RW discs. Before playing MP3/WMA recordings, read the notes on MP3/WMA Recordings on the right side of this page.
  • Page 31: Pause

    Operation with Audio CD and MP3/WMA Discs (Continued) Pause 1 Press PAUSE/STEP (X) during playback. 2 To return to playback, press PLAY ( N ) or press PAUSE/STEP (X) again. Moving to another Track Press BACKWARD (.) or FORWARD (>) briefly during playback to go to the next track or to return to the beginning of the current track.
  • Page 32: Operation With Photo Disc

    Operation with Photo Disc Viewing a Photo Disc JPEG This DVD+VCR can play discs with JPEG files. Before playing JPEG recordings, read the "Notes on JPEG Recordings" at right. Insert a disc and close the tray. The JPEG menu appears on the TV screen. JPEG Preview List...
  • Page 33: Programmed Playback

    Programmed Playback Programmed Playback with Audio CD and MP3/WMA Discs The Program function enables you to store your favorite tracks from any disc in the player memory. Program can contain 99 tracks (Audio CD) or 300 tracks (MP3/WMA). Insert an Audio CD or MP3/WMA disc. Audio CD or MP3/WMA menu will appear.
  • Page 34: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Check the following guide for the possible cause of a problem before contacting service. Symptom The power cord is disconnected. No power. The power is on, but No disc is inserted. No tape is inserted. the DVD+VCR does not work.
  • Page 35 Troubleshooting (Continued) Symptom Those channels were deleted with the Some channels are skipped over when CH. ADD/DEL option. using CH (v/V) Antenna or cables are loose. Picture and sound of broadcasting channel are weak or missing. Wrong TUNING BAND option is being used.
  • Page 36: Video Head Cleaning

    Troubleshooting (Continued) Video Head Cleaning Video head clogging The video heads are the means by which the unit reads the picture from the tape during playback. In the unlikely event that the heads become dirty enough to be clogged, no picture will be played back. This can easily be deter- mined if, during playback of a known good tape, there is good sound, but no picture (picture is extremely snowy).
  • Page 37: Language Code List

    Language Code List Enter the appropriate code number for the initial settings “Disc Audio”, “Disc Subtitle” and/or “Disc Menu” (See page 18). Language Code Language Abkhazian 6566 Fiji Afar 6565 Finnish Afrikaans 6570 French Albanian 8381 Frisian Amharic 6577 Galician Arabic 6582 Georgian...
  • Page 38: Country Code List

    Country Code List Enter the appropriate code number for the initial setting “Country Code” (See page 20). Country Code Country Afghanistan El Salvador Albania Equatorial Guinea Algeria Eritrea American Samoa Estonia Andorra Ethiopia Angola Falkland Islands Anguilla Faroe Islands Antarctica Fiji Antigua and Barbuda Finland...
  • Page 39: Specifications

    Specifications General Power requirements Power consumption Dimensions (approx.) Mass (approx.) Operating temperature Operating humidity Signal system Inputs ANTENNA IN VHS VIDEO IN VHS AUDIO IN Outputs VIDEO OUT S-VIDEO OUT COMPONENT VIDEO OUT Audio output (digital audio) Audio output (analog audio) RF OUT VCR Specifications Head system...
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