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Special Features; Copying A Video Tape; Mts (Multi-Channel Television Sound) System - Hitachi DV PF74U Instruction Manual

Dvd/vcr combo (dvd player with video cassette recorder)
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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.
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You can use the AUDIO/VIDEO input jacks on the
front panel of the DVD/VCR instead of using the
jacks on the back.
[Recording DVD/VCR]
(this unit)
DVD
DVD/VCR
DIGITAL
AUDIO
S-VIDEO
COMPONENT
AUDIO OUT
VIDEO OUT
AUDIO OUT
OUT
OUT
Y
L
C
/
B
P
B
COAXIAL
VIDEO OUT
R
C
R
/
P
R
Audio/Video cables
(not supplied)
OUT
IN
LEFT
AUDIO
RIGHT
VIDEO
[Playing VCR]
(another source)
1
Insert a pre-recorded tape into the playing
VCR.
2
Insert a tape with a safety tab into the
recording DVD/VCR.
3
Press SPEED on the recording DVD/VCR to
select the desired recording speed
(SP/SLP).
4
Select the "L1" or "L2"position on the
recording DVD/VCR by pressing the CHAN-
NEL (K/L ).
¡
When you use the A/V input jacks on the back of the
DVD/VCR, select "L1" position by pressing [0], [0],
[1] or the CHANNEL(o/p) on the DVD/VCR.
¡
When you use the A/V input jacks on the front of the
DVD/VCR, select "L2" position by pressing [0], [0],
[2] or the CHANNEL(o/p) on the DVD/VCR.
Note
"L1" and "L2" are found before the lowest memo-
rized channel. (Example: CH2)
5
Press REC/OTR on the recording DVD/VCR.
6
Begin playback of the tape in the playing
VCR.
¡
For best results during dubbing, use the DVD/VCR's
front panel controls whenever possible. The remote
control might affect the playing VCR's operation.

SPECIAL FEATURES

VCR
VCR
AUDIO IN
ANT-IN
L
L
R
R
VIDEO IN
ANT-OUT
0VM204468
RF cable
(supplied)
[TV set]
(Use for monitoring)
ANT in
¡
Always use video-quality shielded cables with
RCA-type connectors. Standard audio cables are not
recommended.
¡
You can use a video disc player, satellite receiver,
camcorder or other audio/video component with
A/V outputs in place of the playing VCR.
TO MONITOR THE RECORDING
1
Turn on the TV and set the TV to channel 3.
¡
If noise appears, change the RF output channel of
the DVD/VCR to channel 4 by pressing PLAY for 3
seconds during playback. Then select the same
channel (CH4) on your TV. (See "RF Output
Channel" on page 14 for more details).
2
Press VCR/TV on the remote control of the
recording DVD/VCR.
MTS (Multi-Channel Television
Sound) SYSTEM
When you play a VHS tape, or receive a broadcast on
the DVD/VCR tuner channel
you are watching, the current
status will appear when you
press DISPLAY on the remote
control. When you record a
MTS broadcast signal, you need
to set it to MTS mode.
1)*
Press MENU and select "TV STEREO" or
"SAP" by pressing K or L. Then, press B.
To exit, press CLEAR/C.RESET.
¡
Although a program may be broadcast in both stereo
and sub audio, you must select the Recording mode
to TV STEREO or SAP before you record a broad-
cast.
2)*
Press MENU and select "AUDIO OUT" by
pressing K or L. Then, press B. Next,
select "HIFI" or "MONO" by pressing K or
L. To exit, press CLEAR/C.RESET.
¡
While the DVD/VCR is set in HIFI stereo mode,
HIFI appears on the TV screen. While the DVD/
VCR is set in monaural (MONO) mode, HIFI disap-
pears from the TV screen.
MTS RECORDING/MONITOR MODE
Display on the
Type of
STEREO/SAP
TV screen
broadcast
Regular
-None-
(monaural audio)
Stereo
STEREO
broadcast
SAP
TV STEREO*
Bilingual
broadcast
TV STEREO*
Stereo &
STEREO
Bilingual
SAP
broadcast
*
– 21 –
STOP
12:00AM
CH 32
STEREO
SAP
SP
0:00:00
Hi-Fi audio track
Normal audio
Selection
(2-channel)
L-channel
R-channel
-Invalid-
Mono
Mono
- nvalid-
I
L
R
Main audio
Main audio
program
program
Sub audio
Sub audio
SAP*
program
program
L
R
Sub audio
Sub audio
SAP*
program
program
VCR
1)*
2)*
HIFI
track
Mono
L+R
Main audio
program
Sub audio
program
L+R
Sub audio
program
EN
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