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Hitachi DV PF74U Instruction Manual

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DVD/VCR Combo (DVD PLAYER with VIDEO
CASSETTE RECORDER)
INSTRUCTION MANUAL
MODEL
DV-PF74U
POWER/STANDBY
LINES
REW
F.FWD STOP/EJECT PLAY
VIDEO IN
L [mode]
AUDIO IN R
HITACHI AMERICA, LTD.
HOME ELECTRONICS DIVISION
900 Hitachi Way
Chula Vista, CA 91914-3556
Service Hotline: 1-800-HITACHI
DIGITAL AUTO TRACKING
P R O G R E S S I V E S C A N
REC TIMER
REC/OTR
INSTRUCCIONES EN ESPAÑOL INCLUIDAS.
Instruction manual
To obtain the best performance and ensure years of trouble-
free use, please read this instruction manual completely.
MP3 / JPEG PLAY BACK DVD / CD / CD-R / CD-RW COMPATIBLE
OPEN/CLOSE
VCR
DVD
STOP
PLAY
CHANNEL
OUTPUT
DVD/VCR Combo DV-PF74U

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  • Page 1

    F.FWD STOP/EJECT PLAY REC/OTR VIDEO IN L [mode] AUDIO IN R HITACHI AMERICA, LTD. HOME ELECTRONICS DIVISION 900 Hitachi Way Chula Vista, CA 91914-3556 Service Hotline: 1-800-HITACHI MP3 / JPEG PLAY BACK DVD / CD / CD-R / CD-RW COMPATIBLE...

  • Page 2: Laser Safety

    WARNING : TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE. CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN CAUTION : TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER SER- VICEABLE PARTS INSIDE.

  • Page 3: Important Safeguards

    IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS 1. Read Instructions - All the safety and operating instructions should be read before the appliance is operated. 2. Retain Instructions- The safety and operating instructions should be retained for future reference. 3. Heed Warnings - All warnings on the appliance and in the operating instructions should be adhered to.

  • Page 4: About Copyright

    A NOTE ABOUT RECYCLING This product’s packaging materials are recyclable and can be reused. Please dispose of all materials in accordance with your local recycling regulations. Batteries should never be thrown away or incinerated but disposed of in accordance with your local regulations concern- ing chemical wastes.

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS ■ LASER SAFETY ........2 ■...

  • Page 6: Features

    Mode ¡Progressive Scan system ¡Dolby Digital sound By hooking this DVD/VCR up to a Multi-channel Dolby Digital decoder, you can enjoy high-quality Dolby Digital 5.1ch surround sound as heard in the movie theaters. ¡Still/fast/slow/step playback ¡Random playback for audio CD, MP3, and JPEG ¡Program playback for audio CD, MP3, and JPEG ¡DVD menus in a desired language ¡Screen saver/Auto power-off functions...

  • Page 7: Precautions

    INSTALLATION LOCATION For safety and optimum performance of your DVD/VCR: • Install the DVD/VCR in a horizontal and stable position. Do not place anything directly on top of the DVD/VCR. Do not place the DVD/VCR directly on top of the TV. •...

  • Page 8: Operating Controls And Functions

    OPERATING CONTROLS AND FUNCTIONS FRONT PANEL POWER/STANDBY LINES VIDEO IN L [mode] REMOTE CONTROL OPEN/CLOSE SURROUND SEARCH MODE EJECT A-B REPEAT REPEAT MODE ZOOM CLEAR/C. RESET ANGLE SUBTITLE AUDIO DISPLAY TIMER MENU TOP MENU ENTER RETURN SETUP DISC NAVIGATION VCR/TV SLOW SPEED REC/OTR...

  • Page 9

    26. ZOOM Button [page 24] Enlarges a part of the DVD-reproduced image. 27. CLEAR/C.RESET Button ● DVD mode [page 24] Press to reset the setting. ● VCR mode [page 18] Press to reset the counter. Press to exit from the MENU screen.

  • Page 10: Tour Of The Remote Control

    ●VCR mode [page 16] Press to select TV channels on the DVD/VCR. To select channels, enter channel numbers as a two-digit number for the quickest results. For example, to select channel 6, press 0 then 6. 52. OPEN/CLOSE Button Press to open or close the disc loading tray. EJECT Button Press to eject the video cassette from the DVD/VCR.

  • Page 11

    Tour of the Remote Control CLEAR/C.RESET Button • To clear the chapter makers. • To clear the number that is CLEAR/C. RESET entered incorrectly MENU Button • To bring up the Menu on MENU a disc TOP MENU Button • To bring up the DVD's main TOP MENU menu RETURN Button...

  • Page 12: Front Panel Display

    FROM PANEL DISPLAY Displays a type of the disc which is inserted on the tray. Lights up when the • DVD: DVD disc A-B repeat function • CD: Audio CD, MP3, JPEG is on. Lights up when the repeat function is on. GROUP Lights up when the ALL repeat...

  • Page 13: Hookups

    REAR VIEW DIGITAL AUDIO OUT COAXIAL 1. AC Power Cord Connect to a standard AC outlet to supply power to the DVD/VCR. 2. COAXIAL Jack (DVD only) Use coaxial digital audio out to connect to a compat- ible Dolby Digital receiver. Use to connect to a Dolby Digital decoder or DTS decoder.

  • Page 14: Rf Output Channel

    If your TV does not have A/V terminals: 1. Connect the DVD/VCR to a TV using RF cable (see DVD/VCR TO TV CONNECTION). 2. Select channel 3 on your TV. 3. Insert a pre-recorded tape into the unit. 4. Press OUTPUT on the DVD/VCR. ¡...

  • Page 15: Connection To A Tv (for Video)

    CONNECTION TO A TV (FOR VIDEO) Basic Audio AUDIO IN Audio cable (supplied) DVD/VCR DVD/VCR AUDIO OUT AUDIO IN DVD/VCR DIGITAL AUDIO S-VIDEO COMPONENT AUDIO OUT AUDIO IN VIDEO OUT ANT-IN AUDIO OUT COAXIAL VIDEO OUT VIDEO IN ANT-OUT VIDEO OUT VIDEO IN DIGITAL AUDIO...

  • Page 16: Setup

    AUTOMATIC CHANNEL SET UP You can automatically program the tuner to scan only the channels you receive in your area. ¡ Channel memory programming is NOT needed when you connect the DVD/VCR to a cable box or a satel- lite box as in "DVD/VCR TO TV CONNECTION" on page 14.

  • Page 17: To Change The On-screen Language

    TO ADD/DELETE CHANNELS When scanning, some channels may be skipped due to a weak signal. In such cases, you can add the channels to the DVD/VCR memory manually. Press MENU until the main menu appears. Select "CHANNEL SET UP" by pressing K or L.

  • Page 18: Playback Function

    NORMAL PLAYBACK Insert a prerecorded tape. The DVD/VCR will turn on. ¡ If the safety tab has been removed, the DVD/VCR will start playback automatically. ¡ If a cassette is in DVD/VCR, STOP sym- bol appears in TV screen when turning on the DVD/VCR(VCR mode), and “...

  • Page 19: Recording Function

    RECORDING FUNCTION It may be UNLAWFUL to record copyrighted material with- out the consent of the copyright owner. Accidental Erasure Prevention To prevent accidental recording on a recorded cassette, remove its record safety tab. To record on it later, cover the hole with cellophane tape. Before recording, make sure: ¡...

  • Page 20: Hints For Timer Recording

    4) Set the start time First, press K or L for the hour. Then, press B. Next, press K or L for the minute. Then, press B. And then, press K or L for AM or PM. Then, press B. 5) Set the end time Follow the instructions of "Set the start time"...

  • Page 21: Special Features

    COPYING A VIDEO TAPE You can make copies of video tapes made by friends or relatives for your enjoyment. Warning: Unauthorized recordings of copyrighted video tapes may be an infringement of copyright laws. Connect the recording DVD/VCR (this unit), the play- ing VCR (another source) and your TV using the fol- lowing diagram.

  • Page 22: General Features

    AUTO REWIND When a tape reaches the end during recording, play- back, or fast-forward, the tape will automatically rewind to the beginning. After rewinding finishes, the DVD/VCR will eject the tape and switch itself off. ¡ The DVD/VCR will not rewind the tape automati- cally during timer recording or One Touch Recording.

  • Page 23: Pause

    PAUSE During playback, press PAUSE/STEP. ¡ Playback will pause and sound will be muted. To continue playback, press PLAY. Note ¡ Set STILL MODE to FIELD on the display menu if pictures in the pause mode are blurred. (Refer to page 30.) DISC MENU Press MENU.

  • Page 24: Slow Forward / Slow Reverse

    SLOW FORWARD / SLOW REVERSE During playback, press PAUSE/STEP. Press ¡ Slow motion playback will begin and sound will be muted. Press ¡ Slow forward or reverse speed is different depend- disc. Approximate 1(1/16),2(1/8),3(1/2). To return to normal playback, press PLAY. Note ¡...

  • Page 25: Marker Setup Screen

    MARKER SETUP SCREEN Use markers to memorize your favorite places on a disc. Press SEARCH MODE repeatedly until Markers appear on the TV screen. Press Arrow (s/ B) to select 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, or 10 and ensure that “- : - - : - -” appears in the display.

  • Page 26: Program (cd)

    PROGRAM (CD) You may determine the order in which tracks will play. In stop mode, press MODE. ¡ The PROGRAM screen will appear. Press Arrow ( ) to select a track, then press ENTER. ¡ Press CLEAR/C.RESET to erase the most recently entered program.

  • Page 27: Program (mp3 / Jpeg)

    PROGRAM (MP3 / JPEG) This feature allows you to program an MP3 or JPEG disc to play in a desired sequence. Press MODE in the stop mode. ¡ The PROGRAM screen will appear. Press Arrow ( ) to select a track, then press ENTER, to save it in a program.

  • Page 28: Camera Angle

    CAMERA ANGLE Some DVD discs contain scenes which have been shot simultaneously from various angles. You can change the camera angle when the ( screen. If the “ANGLE MARK” setting is “OFF” in the Display setting, the ( ) icon will not appear. (Refer to page 30.) Press ANGLE during playback.

  • Page 29: Dvd Setup

    Enter your four-digit password then press ENTER. Press Arrow ( ) to select RATING LEVEL, then press ENTER. Press Arrow ( ) to select the desired level, then press ENTER. Press SETUP to exit Notes ¡ When doing this for the first time, enter any 4 digits except for 4737.

  • Page 30: Black Level Setting

    BLACK LEVEL SETTING Adjust the Black Level Settings to make the black parts of the picture as bright as you prefer. Press MODE during playback. Press ENTER to switch ON/OFF. ON: Makes the dark parts brighter. OFF: Shows the original picture as recorded. Press MODE twice or RETURN to exit.

  • Page 31: Language Setting

    LANGUAGE SETTING Language options are not available on some discs. Press SETUP in STOP mode. Press Arrow ( ) to select CUSTOM, then press ENTER. ¡ CUSTOM mode will appear. Press Arrow (s/ B) to select LANGUAGE, then press ENTER to confirm.

  • Page 32: Troubleshooting Guide

    TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE If the DVD/VCR does not perform properly when operated as instructed in this Owner's Manual, check the DVD/VCR consulting the following checklist. PROBLEM No power. The DVD/VCR does not respond to the remote control. Timer recording is impossible. Cannot go into Record mode.

  • Page 33: Maintenance

    SERVICING ¡ Should your DVD/VCR become inoperative, do not try to correct the problem yourself. There are no user-serviceable parts inside. Turn off, unplug the power cord, and please call our help line at 1-800- 448-2244 to locate an Authorized Service Center. CLEANING THE CABINET ¡...

  • Page 34: Specifications

    Product type: DVD/VCR Combo (DVD player with Video Cassette Recorder) Discs: DVD video Audio CD Video Cassette tape (VHS) Converter output: VHF Channel 3 or 4. Power source: 120 V AC +/- 10%, 60 Hz +/- 0.5% Power consumption: 21 W (standby: 3.6 W) Operating temperature: 41°F (5°C) to 104°F (40°C) Dimensions:...

  • Page 35: Controles Del Funcionamiento Y Sus Funciones

    CONTROLES DEL FUNCIONAMIENTO Y SUS FUNCIONES PANEL DELANTERO POWER/STANDBY VIDEO IN PANEL REMOTO OPEN/CLOSE SURROUND SEARCH MODE EJECT A-B REPEAT REPEAT MODE ZOOM CLEAR/C. RESET ANGLE SUBTITLE AUDIO DISPLAY TIMER MENU TOP MENU ENTER RETURN SETUP DISC NAVIGATION VCR/TV SLOW SPEED REC/OTR SKIP...

  • Page 36

    24. Botón REPEAT Repite la reproducción del disco, título, capítulo o pista actual. 25. Botón MODE Activa el modo de reproducción de progama o reproducción aleatoria cuando se reproducen CDs de audio o discos de MP3/JPEG. Ajusta el nivel del negro y el Mode de Presentación (Slide Show Mode).

  • Page 37

    46. Botón DVD Presione antes de utilizar el control remoto para el modo DVD. ● Usted puede cambiar el modo de salida ya sea presionando el OUTPUT en el panel delantero o el DVD o VCR en el control remoto. Sin embargo, si usted presiona el OUTPUT en el panel delantero primero, usted necesita volver a seleccionar el modo correspondiente presionando el DVD o el VCR en el control remoto.

  • Page 38: Cambio De Vcr/dvd

    Como este producto utiliza videograbadoras y reproductores DVD, es necesario seleccionar el modo de salida correcto. CAMBIO AL MODO VCR Presione el VCR en el control remoto. (Verifique que la luz VCR OUTPUT está encendida.) Notas ¡ Presionando sólo el OUTPUT en el panel delantero no cambia el modo del control remoto. Usted siempre necesita seleccionar el modo correcto en el control remoto, también.

  • Page 39: Conexiones

    DVD/VCR A CONEXION DE TV 1. Desconecte el cable de alimentación CA de la toma de corriente CA. 2. Desconecte la antena o cable del TV. 3. Conecte la antena o cable a la toma ANT-IN del DVD/VCR. 4. Conecte el DVD/VCR al TV utilizando el cable RF. 5.

  • Page 40: Preparacion De Reloj

    PREPARACION DE RELOJ Seleccione el menú principal presionando MENU. ¡ Si el reloj no está ajustado, aparece priemero el menú CLOCK SET. En este caso, siga el paso (3). Seleccione “CLOCK SET” presionando K o L. Luego presione Ajuste el reloj. 1) Ajuste el mes Presione o o p repetidamente.

  • Page 41

    MEMO...

  • Page 42: Declaration Of Conformity

    Hitachi has made every effort to assure you hours of trouble free operation from your unit . However , should you require service , a network of Hitachi Authorized Service Facilities has been established in all 50 states and Puerto Rico . Each facility will provide you with convenient and expedient assistance .

  • Page 43

    DENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR LOSS OF PROFIT OF PRODUCT RESULTING FROM ANY DEFECT IN OR MALFUNCTION OR FAILURE OF THIS HITACHI PRODUCT. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS, OR THE EXCLUSION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSE- QUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

  • Page 44: Limited Warranty

    These Hitachi Products are warranted to be free of defects in parts and workmanship at the time of purchase by the original owner. If this product is found to be defective, Hitachi will repair or replace defective parts at no charge to the original owner. Parts used for replacement are warranted for the remainder of the origi- nal Limited Warranty period.

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