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Toshiba D-R4SU Owner's Manual

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R A M 4.7
Read this booklet first.
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© 2005 Toshiba Corporation


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  • Page 1 TOSHIBA R A M 4.7 R/RW DIClT_L _UDIO DVD VIDEO RECORDER D-R4SU D-R4SC D-KR4SU OWNER'S MANUAL RECORDING DIGITAL Read this booklet first. P000416400 TILl _, _, PM0020460011 © 2005 Toshiba Corporation...
  • Page 2: Safety Precautions

    - Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. - Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. WARNING: Changes or modifications made to this equipment, not expressly approved by Toshiba, or parties authorized by Toshiba, could void the user's authority to operate the equipment.
  • Page 3 In the spaces provided below, record the Model and Serial No. located on the rear panel of your recorder. Model No. Serial No. Retain this information for future reference. Location of the required label PRODUCTISCERTIFIED BYTHE MANUFACTURERTO COMPLY WITH DHRS RULE 21 CFR SUBCRAPTERJ IN EFFECTAT DATEOF MANUFACTURE, TOSHIBA CORPORATION 1-1 ,SHIBAURA 1-CHOME,MINATO-KU, TOKYO 105-8001 ,JAPAN...
  • Page 4 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 1. Read these instructions. 9. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or grounding-type plug. A polarized plug has two blades with one wider than the other. A grounding type plug has two blades and a third grounding prong.
  • Page 5 ADDITIONAL SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 21. Do not use a cracked, deformed, or repaired disc. These discs are easily broken and may 15. Do not overload wall outlets; extension cords, or cause serious personal injury and apparatus malfunction. integral convenience receptacles as this can result in a risk of fire or electric shock.
  • Page 6 !Notes onhandling ....[ Notes o nc leani n g ....• Never disconnect the power cord from a wall outlet Use a soft, dry cloth for cleaning. while the recorder is turned on, unless it is in an • Unplug the recorder before cleaning.
  • Page 7 • Toshiba is not liable for any damage or loss of erased. A DVD-R disc may become unavailable. recorded data caused by shock, shakes, misoperation or malfunction.
  • Page 8 Introduction Precautions(Continued) Moisture condensation damages the unit. Please read the following carefully, Moisture condensation occurs, for example, when you pour a cold drink into a glass on a warm day. Drops of water form on the outside of the glass. In the same way, moisture may condense on the optical pick-up...
  • Page 9 Manufactured under license from QSound Labs, Inc. qlZ_m ql;_l_D U.S. patent Nos. 5,105,462, 5,208,860 and 5,440,638 and various foreign counterpart. Copyright QSound Labs, Inc. 1998-2002. QXpander is a trademark of QSound Can be Can be Labs, Inc. All rights reserved. recorded copied Copy free...
  • Page 10: Precautions

    Accessories Read carefully "SAFETY PRECAUTIONS", Remote control "IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS" Batteries (AAA) x 2 "Precautions". pages 2 to 9) Coaxial cable Check the supplied accessories. (See right) Load the batteries in the remote control. Video/audio cable page 18) Connect an antenna to the recorder.
  • Page 11 I Some differences ......] I ',.,ompauu,-LY ............Because of its recording capacity, this DVD recorder In isolated cases, a disc bearing the DVD or CD logo operates more like a computer and differently than a may not fully and properly play back all features or as standard...
  • Page 12 • Handle the disc according to the disc instruction manual. • Toshiba cannot guarantee that all discs bearing the DVD or CD Iogos will operate as expected. Additionally, Toshiba cannot guarantee that discs recorded in this device will operate properly in other DVD players.
  • Page 13 DVD or CD Iogos will operate as expected. Please see the discussion of compatibility on page 11. • Toshiba is not liable for any damage or loss caused directly or indirectly by the malfunction of this recorder,...
  • Page 14: Title

    Introduction Choosinga disc (Continued) • To protect recorded contents • Use only DVD-RAM discs that comply with Slide the write-protect tab to DVD-RAM standard Version 2.0, 2.1 or 2.2. "PROTECT" with something small The recorder cannot record on a disc formatted in any enough.
  • Page 15 • Standards The following are examples of marks and the meanings. • DVD-R for General Ver.2.0 discs can be used for recording and playback. • Discs compatible with 2X speed recording (labeled Mark Meanings Ver.2.1/2X etc.) and discs compatible with 4X speed ®)) recording (labeled Ver.2.1/4X...
  • Page 16 Introduction Choosinga disc (Continued) f,.., ,.., .,.. [Structureo! !scicontents i :i:1 vn .an,.,ling ,.,,scs ..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.
  • Page 17: Table Of Contents

    C: TV shape setting ......................• D: Remote control settings ....................Operating a TV with the remote control of this recorder ........Operating the second and third TOSHIBA DVD video recorders with the remote control of this recorder ................• Limited United States Warranty ..................
  • Page 18 Caution • Never throw batteries into a fire. Open the cover. Notes • Be sure to use AAA size batteries. • Dispose of batteries in a designated disposal area. • Batteries should always be disposed of with the environment in mind. Always dispose of batteries in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Page 19: Connecting An Antenna And Tv

    EQUIPMENT DAMAGEZ AUTJON: RISK OF Never plug in any power cords until you have finished connecting all equipment "Connecting an antenna and TV" (_ page 20) ooo,,,, ,, "Connecting an antenna _._ ._ and TV" (_ page 20) "Connecting to a TV audio/video inputs"...
  • Page 20 Connect your TV and the antenna to this recorder for recording and to view broadcast programs on the Disconnect the antenna cable from your TV, and connect it to the RF IN (FROM ANT.) terminal on the recorder. Using the supplied coaxial cable of this recorder, connect...
  • Page 21 Connect to a TV equiped with audio/video inputs. Connect as below for watching received channels or recorded contents. Watching via the RF OUT terminal is not available. To OUTPUT (S-VIDEO) _ (red) (white) _ (yellow) To OUTPUT To OUTPUT S-Video cable (not supplied) (n/L) (VIDEO) If the TV has an S-video input, connect the recorder...
  • Page 22 Choose one of the below according to your usage of the cable box. For watching received channels, connect to the TV via the audio/video cable. This set-up will allow you to: record an unscrambled channel. record an unscrambled channel while watching another (only when you connect a cable-compatible TV).
  • Page 23 This set-up will allow you to: record an unscrambled or scrambled channel. record an unscrambled channel while watching another unscrambled channel (only when you connect a cable-compatible TV). will need • A/B switch "A": record an unscrambled channel which bypasses the cable box.
  • Page 24 Choose one of the following according to your type of satellite receiver. When the satellite receiver does not have audio/ video outputs 1 Connect a satellite antenna to the satellite receiver. 2 Connect the RF IN (FROM ANT.) terminal on the recorder and the RF OUT terminal of the satellite receiver.
  • Page 25 If your TV has component video inputs, you can obtain pictures in better quality. PROOMPON _.nly video signals are output from_ (not supplied) I the COMPONENT OUTPUT jacks. I (Audio signals are not output.) I To obtain the sound, connect an audio ) _stem to the audio output jacks,f TV or monitor equipped with...
  • Page 26: Connecting To An Audio System

    You can enjoy multichannel surround-sound such as 5.1 channel by connecting to an amplifier compatible with Dolby Digital and DTS sound. • For connection to your TV, see _ pages 20 to 21, 25. • For details of output sound, see _ page 67 in "OPERATIONS GUIDE".
  • Page 28 While the icon is flashing, the recorder is checking the status and reading data of the DVD drive for After all the necessary connections, startup. If the DVD drive does not contain a disc, • Turn on the equipment connected to the the recorder consumes less time to startup,...
  • Page 29 • Startup/finishing (closing) icons These icons are displayed on the right corner on the top of the screen. While they are flashing, the recorder is operating as follows: Startup, reading a disc, finishing recording Unloading a disc, finishing the recorder's operation Opening a disc tray...
  • Page 30 This step sets the recorder's clock and tuner to record broadcasting TV programs. If there are discrepancies in the recorder's time display or changes made to receivable TV stations, you should make this setting again. When the recorder is operated for the first time, begin from step 3.
  • Page 31 • Tip on setting • If a message appears The recorder provides you with a variety of GUI The recorder may display a message. Each message (Graphical User Interface) displays to perform varies according to operational status. operations including customizing of setting, playback To respond,...
  • Page 32: Basic Setup

    Basic Setup A: Initial settings(Continued) 1: Language setting Select a preferred language for on-screen displays. When the recorder is operated for the first time, begin from step 3. Press SETUP. Start Press </_ to select "Initial settings", then press SELECT/ENTER. Press •...
  • Page 33: 2: Time And Datesetting

    2: Time and datesetting Set the recorder's clock. If it is not set correctly, the recorder cannot perform operations other than playback. When the recorder is operated for the first time, begin from step 3. Press SETUP. Start Press </1_ to select "Initial settings", then...
  • Page 34 Basic Setup A: Initial settings(Continued) Notes on summer time (Daylight-Saving time) on this recorder • The recording system of this recorder always conforms to its own actual clock even at the moment it gains or loses 1 hour of shift to/from summer time. Therefore, there may be some inconsistency in the display's digits or actual operations on that occasion.
  • Page 35 _ _;_;_;_;_;_;_i_i_i_i_i_i_i_i_i_i_i_i_7ii_ ;i;i;i;i;i;i;i;i77iiiiiiiiiiii_iiii_iTiTiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii_i_Ti_ _ i_i_i_i_i_ii_{_i_i_i_i_7_:!:;_i_ Select "Manual" at step 4 _ page ................. e.g. ,,,,_•,,_ ,,,_,_, _,,_,_i;iii/iiiiiiii!iii!i!iii!_ Press • / _,-an d ADd UST (-/+) to set the clock. 4/1_ buttons: To select <<Year",<<Date", <<Time", "am/prn", <<Summer ........ (Summer time)"...
  • Page 36: 3: Channelsetting

    Basic Setup A: Initial settings(Continued) 3: Channelsetting The recorder scans through all receivable TV and cable channels and stores only the active ones in its memory. Once this process is completed, you can select a desired channel using the CH button. When the recorder is operated for the first time, begin from step 3.
  • Page 37 Press • / • to select "Auto", then press SELECT/ENTER. stored in the recorder in ascending order. The display returns to the previous screen after setting <_ The recorder starts scanning and active channels is completed. • Adding or erasing channels Adding channels e,g,...
  • Page 38 Select the output sound setting corresponding to the connected TV or audio system.
  • Page 39: B: Output Sound Setting

    Press • / • to select the output sound format. Bitstream: Select when connected to an amplifier equipped with a Dolby Digital, DTS, MPEG1 and MPEG2 decoder. (1_ page 26) Amplifier © The recorder outputs digital audio signals in the bitstream format when you play a DVD video disc recorded...
  • Page 40 Select the picture shape according to the aspect ratio of your TV.
  • Page 41: C: Tv Shape Setting

    Press • / • to select the picture shape. 4:3 LB: Select when a standard 4:3 TV is connected. Displays theatrical images with masking bars above and below the picture. 4:3 normal: Select when a standard 4:3 TV is connected. Displays theatrical images...
  • Page 42: Operatinga Tv With The Remotecontrol Of This Recorder

    Perform this step according to your preference and usage. Operatinga TV with the remotecontrol of this recorder The remote control of this recorder has a function to operate a TV. Preparation: Entering a brand code into the remote control While holding QUICK MENU, press the number buttons...
  • Page 43 2361 2441 • TOSHIBA code is already set when you operate this recorder for the first time. • Some brands have several codes.Try one by one until the remote control can operate your TV. • Even after the recorder's remote control is programmed, it may not operate some or all of the features on your other device.
  • Page 44: Operating Thesecond Andthirdtoshiba Dvdvideorecorders Withtheremote Control O F Thisrecorder

    D: Remotecontrolsettings (Continued) Operating thesecond andthirdTOSHIBA DVDvideorecorders withthe remote control o f thisrecorder Switches the codes to operate the recorder. If you use the second and third TOSHIBA DVD video recorders, set the different remote codes for each recorder avoid confusion in the response of the recorders.
  • Page 45 DR 1, DR 2 and DR 3 is not sufficient while you are using several Toshiba DVD video recorders. Press the CH buttons on the recorder at the same time for three seconds or more.
  • Page 46: Limited United States Warranty

    Limited United States Warranty Digital Audio Video ("DAV") Product-Depot Repair Warranty Toshiba America Consumer Products, EL.C,. ("TACP") makes the following limited warranties to original consumers the United States. THESE LIMITED WARRANTIES EXTEND TO THE ORIGINAL CONSUMER PURCHASER OR ANY PERSON...
  • Page 47 DAV Product to the Depot Warranty Repair Center specified by the TACP Consumer Solutions Center. For additional information, visit TACP's web site: ALL WARRANTIES IMPLIED BYTHE LAW OF ANY STATE OF THE U.S.A., INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS...
  • Page 48: Canadian Warranty Information

    12 MOIS 12 MONTHS GARANTIE CANADIENNE CANADIAN WARRANTY I) Toshiba du Canada Limit6e (TCL) offre au Canada les Toshiba of Canada Limited (TCL) makes the following garanties limitees suivantes aux consommateurs origin- limited warranties to original consumers in Canada. aux. Veuillez conserver votre {<facture >> comme preuve Please retain your "Bill of Sale"...
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