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DVD RECORDER (DVD RECORDER
with VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDER)
Instruction Manual
HITACHI AMERICA, LTD.
HOME ELECTRONICS DIVISION
900 Hitachi Way
Chula Vista, CA 91914-3556
Service Hotline: 1-800-HITACHI
Region number supported by this unit
Region numbers are allocated to DVD players and software
according to where they are sold.
• The region number of this unit is "1".
• The unit will play DVDs marked with labels containing "1" or
"
ALL".
Example:
Para la instalación y las operaciones básicas
del aparato, existe una guía en español.
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VCR Plus
and PlusCode are registered trademarks of Gemstar
Development Corporation. The VCR Plus
under license from Gemstar Development Corporation.
1
ALL
HITACHI CANADA, LTD.
DIGITAL MEDIA DIVISION
2495 Meadowpine Blvd., Mississauga,
Ontario L5N 6C3 CANADA
Service Direct: 1-800-HITACHI

Dear customer

T h a n k y o u f o r p u r c h a s i n g t h i s p r o d u c t . F o r
optimum performance and safety, please read
these instructions carefully.
Before connecting, operating or adjusting this
product, please read these instructions completely.
Please keep this manual for future reference.
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DV-RF7U
Model No.
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system is manufactured
(1-800-448-2244)

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  • Page 1: Dear Customer

    VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDER) Instruction Manual VCR Plus Development Corporation. The VCR Plus under license from Gemstar Development Corporation. HITACHI AMERICA, LTD. HOME ELECTRONICS DIVISION 900 Hitachi Way Chula Vista, CA 91914-3556 Service Hotline: 1-800-HITACHI Region number supported by this unit Region numbers are allocated to DVD players and software according to where they are sold.
  • Page 2: Warning

    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: Precaution

    Precaution Handling Cautions • Before connecting other components to this recorder, be sure to turn them all off. • Do not move the recorder while a disc is being played, or the disc may be scratched or broken, and the recorder’s internal parts may be damaged.
  • Page 5 Audio CD • An audio disc on which 44.1kHz PCM Audio is recorded. • Plays CD-DA format audio CD-R and CD-RW discs. This unit may not be able to play some CD-R or CD-RW discs due to the condition of the recording. CD-R/RW MP3 CD-R/RW •...
  • Page 6 • If your DVD-RW disc is an illegal copy or is not in DVD video format, it may also not be playable. ❋ We recommend using Hitachi Maxell discs as they have been confirmed to be compatible with this unit. Other discs may not perform correctly.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Contents N Getting Started Warning ......2 IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS ... . 3 Precaution .
  • Page 8 Photo CD Playback ....54 Playing back MP3 CD ....55 Using P in P .
  • Page 9: General Features

    General Features The DV-RF7U allows you to record and play back high quality digital images on a DVD-RAM/DVD-RW/DVD-R disc. You can also edit digital images on DVD-RAM/ DVD-RW discs. High quality digital audio and video recording and playback Record up to about 12-hour images with a double sided 9.4 GB DVD-RAM disc, and up to about 6-hour images with a 4.7 GB DVD-RAM disc, depending on the recording mode.
  • Page 10: Before Reading The Instruction Manual

    Before Reading the Instruction Manual Make sure to check the following matters before reading the instruction manual. Icons that will be used in manual Icon Term Definition This involves a function avail- able in DVD or Video Mode DVD-R This involves a function avail- able in DVD-RAM This involves a function avail- able in DVD-RW...
  • Page 11 Step 3 Recording There are two different recording methods: Direct Recording and Timer Recording. Timer recording is classified as recording type: Once, Daily or Weekly or recording mode: XP (high quality mode), SP (standard quality mode), LP (long recording mode), and EP (extended mode) according to the recording mode.
  • Page 12: Description

    Description Front Panel 6 7 8 9 1 DVD DECK 2 DVD OPEN/CLOSE BUTTON 3 VCR DECK 4 VCR EJECT BUTTON 5 POWER BUTTON Press to turn the power on and off. (As to the indication of the Operate switch, “I”...
  • Page 13: Rear Panel

    Rear Panel 1 S-VIDEO OUT JACK 2 AUDIO OUT R/L JACKS 3 DIGITAL AUDIO OUT JACK (OPTICAL) 4 DIGITAL AUDIO OUT JACK (COAXIAL) 5 COMPONENT VIDEO OUT JACKS 6 LINE OUT AUDIO R/L JACKS Tour of the Remote Control OPEN/ CLOSE AUDIO DUBBING...
  • Page 14 ; TIMER Button Used to preset the timer for programmed recording. < PLAY Button = REVERSE Button > MANUAL SKIP Button Pressing this button during playback will skip to a scene 30 seconds forward. ? TOP MENU/DISC NAVIGATION Button Use this to enter the View Recoding list/disc menu.
  • Page 15: Quick Overview

    Connecting & Setting Up • Quick Overview ....15 • Unpacking ....16 •...
  • Page 16: Unpacking

    Step 1: Unpacking Accessories Check for the supplied accessories below. • Video/Audio Cable • RF Cable for TV • Remote Control • Instruction Manual • Batteries for Remote Control (AA Size) Dispose of batteries according to local environmental regulations. Do not put them in the household trash. Step 2: Connecting the Antenna Cable There are several ways to connect your DVD Recorder-...
  • Page 17: Connecting The Video Cable

    Method 3: Antenna + DVD Recorder- VCR + Cable box + TV: Cable box with a few scrambled channels You can record non-scrambled channels by selecting the channel on the cable box. You cannot record scrambled channels that require a cable box. Wall (FROM ANT.) To RF OUT...
  • Page 18: Input Jack

    Method 2: Connecting to an S-video input jack Connect an S-video cable (not supplied) between the S- VIDEO OUT jack on DVD Recorder-VCR and S-VIDEO IN jack on the TV (or AV amplifier). • You will enjoy high quality images. S-VIDEO S-VIDEO 18 - English...
  • Page 19: Connecting The Audio Cable

    Method 4: Connecting to Component video input jacks (Y, C 525p/480p mode Your TV must support progressive scan input to allow you to watch 525p/480p video output. 1. Connect Component video cables (not supplied) between the COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jacks on DVD Recorder-VCR and COMPONENT VIDEO IN jacks on the TV (or AV amplifier).
  • Page 20 Method 2: Connecting to a stereo amplifier with analog input jacks If your stereo amplifier has audio input jacks (L and R) only, use the analog audio out jacks. AUDIO OUT white ANALOG AUDIO IN ANALOG AUDIO IN Front (L) speaker Front (R) speaker 20 - English Method 3: Connecting to an AV...
  • Page 21: Connecting External Devices

    Step 5: Connecting External Devices This allows you to connect your DVD Recorder-VCR to other external devices and view or record their outputs. • Method 1: Connecting a VCR, Set-Top Box (STB) or DVD player to the LINE IN 1 jacks. •...
  • Page 22: Connecting The Power Cord

    Method 3: Connecting a Camcorder to the DV IN jack If your camcorder has a DV output jack, connect it to the DV input jack of your DVD Recorder-VCR. • If your camcorder has a DV output jack, see page 71 for more information.
  • Page 23: Setting The Remote Control

    Setting the Remote Control The remote control will work with Hitachi televisions and compatible brands. OPEN/ CLOSE AUDIO DUBBING DISPLAY REC MODE SURROUND 100+ PLAY LIST MENU INPUT MAIN MENU CANCEL MARKER VCR Plus+ TIMER TIME SLIP P in P...
  • Page 24: On-Screen Menu Navigation

    System Setup • On-Screen Menu Navigation ..24 • Auto Clock Set ....25 • Manual Clock Set ....26 •...
  • Page 25: Auto Clock Set

    Auto Clock Set This menu is used to set the current time. You need to set the time to use timer recording. With the unit in Stop mode, press the MAIN MENU button. No Disc System Setup Clock Set Timer Rec. Channel Set Language Audio...
  • Page 26: Manual Clock Set

    Time Zone Select the time zone of your area using the 34 buttons, then press the 1 or ENTER button. Select Automatic to set the time zone automatically. No Disc Clock Data CH Setup Automatic Atlantic Time Zone Timer Rec. Eastern Daylight Saving Central...
  • Page 27: Channel Set

    Set the Clock Use the 21 buttons to select each of the following options, then use the 34 buttons to set each option: • Month – Set the month • Day – Set the day • Year – Set the year •...
  • Page 28: Setting Up The Language Features

    Setting Up the Language Features If you set the player menu, disc menu, audio and subtitle language in advance, they will come up automatically every time you watch a movie. With the unit in Stop mode, press the MAIN MENU button on the remote.
  • Page 29: Setting Up The Audio Options

    Setting Up the Audio Options If you set the player menu, disc menu, audio and subtitle language in advance, they will come up automatically every time you watch a movie. With the unit in Stop mode, press the MAIN MENU button on the remote.
  • Page 30: Setting Up The Display (Video) Options

    Setting Up the Display (Video) Options This function allows you to set up the TV screen settings. With the unit in Stop mode, press the MAIN MENU button on the remote. You can’t use the Setup functions during playback. Select “Setup” using 34 buttons, then press the 1 or ENTER button.
  • Page 31: Setting Up The Parental Control

    Setting Up the Parental Control The Parental Control function works in conjunction with DVDs that have been assigned a rating - which helps you control the types of DVDs that your family watches. There are up to 8 rating levels on a disc. With the unit in Stop mode, press the MAIN MENU button on the remote.
  • Page 32: Auto Channel Memory

    About Change in Password; Select “Change Password” using 34 buttons, then press the 1 or ENTER button. • The ‘Enter the password.’ message will be displayed. Enter the 4-digit password using the 0 to 9 buttons on the remote. • The ‘Confirm the password.’ message will be displayed.
  • Page 33: Channel Add/Delete

    Channel Add/Delete Use this feature if Auto Channel Search missed a channel that you would like to add or delete a channel you wish to remove. Open “MENU” With the DVD in stop mode, press the MAIN MENU button. Select “Setup” Using the 34 buttons, move the selection bar to “Setup”...
  • Page 34: Guide Channel Setup

    Add/Delete Channel Press 1 to move the cursor to select Add, then press 1 if you want to select Delete. Press ENTER to confirm your selection. DVD-VIDEO Channel Add/Delete Setup Select Channel : Timer Rec. Title Menu Channel is added. Disc Menu Delete MOVE...
  • Page 35: Vcr Setting

    VCR Setting If you want your videotapes to play automatically when you insert them, turn Auto Play on. I Only tapes that are missing the Record Safety Tab will play automatically when inserted. Note Open “MENU” With the VCR in Stop or Play mode, press the MAIN MENU button.
  • Page 36: Video Input

    Select “Auto Repeat” Move the selection bar to “Auto Repeat”. It sets the VCR to play a tape repeatedly [unless a tape control is activated (Stop, Fast Forward or Rewind)]. DVD-VIDEO Tape Length Setup : T120 Auto Play : On Timer Rec.
  • Page 37: Front Display

    Front Display You can set the Front Panel Display to be bright all the time, dim all the time, dim during power off. Open “MENU” With the DVD in Stop or Play mode, press the MAIN MENU button. Select “Setup” Using the 34 buttons, move the selection bar to “Setup”, then press the 1 or ENTER button to select.
  • Page 38: Before Playing

    Playback This section introduces basic functions of playback by disc type. Dolby Digital STEREO NTSC Stereo NTSC broadcast sys- tem in U.S.A, Canada, etc. • Before Playing ....38 •...
  • Page 39: Discs That Cannot Be Played

    Discs that cannot be played • DVD-Video with a region number other than “1” or “ALL” • 3.9 GB DVD-R Disc for Authoring • DVD-RAM not recorded following the Video Recording Standard • Unfinalized DVD-R recorded on other equipment • PAL discs •...
  • Page 40: Playing A Disc

    TV POWER TV CH TV INPUT I This DVD Recorder-VCR can play back 8-cm DVD-R discs that have been recorded on a Hitachi Note DVD video camera/recorder and not finalized. However, no image can be recorded on these discs. 40 - English Press the OPEN/CLOSE button.
  • Page 41: Using The Search & Skip Functions

    Using the Search & Skip Functions Searching through a Chapter or Track During play, press the SEARCH 6 or 5 button on the remote control. The playback speed will change as follows. DVD-VIDEO/ > > PLAY FF1/FR1 > FF3/FR3 FF4/FR4 DVD-RAM/DVD-RW FF6/FR6 DVD-R...
  • Page 42: Manual Skip

    Manual Skip DVD-RAM Skipping 30 seconds forward and playing (manual skip): Each press of the M. SKIP button during playback of recorded TV program will skip to scene approx. 30 seconds ahead. Press the M. SKIP button on remote control during playback.
  • Page 43: About Functions Button

    About FUNCTIONS button The FUNCTIONS button allows you to easily search for a desired scene by accessing title, chapter, track and time. You can also change the subtitle and audio settings and set some features including Repeat, Angle and Zoom. Press the FUNCTIONS button on the remote control during playback.
  • Page 44: Repeat Play

    Repeat Play Using Repeat Play (For DVD-VIDEO/DVD-RAM/DVD- RW/DVD-R) (DVD-VIDEO only supports chapter repeat.) Press the FUNCTIONS button during playback. DVD-VIDEO Title 1/13 Chapter 00:02:37 Time Subtitle Audio ENG d D 2CH Repeat Angle Zoom MOVE CHANGE Use 34 buttons to select Repeat and use 1 button to select the Title, Chapter or A-B you want to play repeatedly.
  • Page 45: Using The A-B Repeat Function

    Using the A-B Repeat Function For DVD-VIDEO/DVD-RAM/ DVD- RW/DVD-R Press the FUNCTIONS button during playback. DVD-VIDEO Title 1/13 Chapter 00:02:37 Time Subtitle ENG d D 2CH Audio Repeat Angle Zoom MOVE CHANGE Use 34 to select Repeat and use 1 button to select A-B.
  • Page 46: Virtural Surround

    If you want to move to a desired time, enter the time in the sequence of hour, minute, and second using the numeric buttons and then press the ENTER button. DVD-VIDEO Title 2/13 Chapter 00:05:08 Time Subtitle Audio ENG d D 2CH Repeat Angle Zoom...
  • Page 47: Changing The Camera Angle

    Selecting the Audio language Press the FUNCTIONS button during playback. DVD-VIDEO Title 2/13 Chapter 00:08:00 Time Subtitle Audio ENG d D 2CH Repeat Angle Zoom MOVE CHANGE Use 34 to select Audio and use 21 button to select the desired audio language. •...
  • Page 48: Using Markers/Bookmarks

    Using Markers / Bookmarks DVD-RAM DVD-R Set marks at scenes you want to see again so that you can start playback from the marked position. Setting a marker Press the MARKER button during playback. Marker CHANGE SELECT Press the ENTER button when the desired scene appears.
  • Page 49: Zooming-In

    Canceling a Marker Press the MARKER button Marker MOVE PLAY CANCEL Press 21 buttons to select a marked scene you want to delete. Press the CANCEL button to delete the selected marker. Marker MOVE PLAY CANCEL SELECT I When using a DVD-RAM/DVD-RW(VR) the last Marker number added will be deleted.
  • Page 50: Check Remaining Time

    Check Remaining Time Press the DISPLAY button on the remote control. The following information will be displayed. (Current deck status, recording speed, remaining time, input channel, current time.) STOP 0:14:54 Rem --:-- CH 111 --- --- -. - Using the Disc and Title Menu Some type of discs contains a dedicated menu system that allows you to select special functions for title, chapter,...
  • Page 51: Playing Back An Audio Cd (Cdda)

    Playing Back an Audio CD (CDDA) Each disc has a variety of menu functions available. Insert an audio CD (CDDA) into the disc tray. • The audio CD menu appears and the tracks (songs) are played back. Func. Repeat : off Play Option : Normal 01.
  • Page 52: Play Option Mode

    Play Option Mode Press the FUNCTIONS button during playback. Repeat mode will be highlighted. Func. Repeat : off Play Option : Normal 01. TRACK 1 01. TRACK 1 TRACK 2 TRACK 3 TRACK 4 01/07 TRACK 5 TRACK 6 MOVE SELECT RETURN •...
  • Page 53: To Program Tracks

    To Program Tracks You can register a maximum 30 tracks in the playlist. Press the FUNCTIONS button. Repeat Mode will be highlighted. Func. Repeat : off Play Option : Normal 01. TRACK 1 01. TRACK 1 TRACK 2 TRACK 3 TRACK 4 01/07 TRACK 5...
  • Page 54: Photo Cd Playback

    Photo CD Playback Insert a photo CD (JPEG) into the disc tray. The screen shown below will appear automatically. (Press the PLAY button to switch to slide show mode.) JPEG Index ###/ s3L kif_0024 s3L kif_0 Page 1/ 1 MOVE SELECT RETURN To see the next 6 pictures, press the 9 button.
  • Page 55: Playing Back Mp3 Cd

    Playing back an MP3 Insert an MP3 CD into the disc tray. • The MP3 menu is displayed and the tracks (songs) are played back. Func. Repeat : off Play Option : Normal 01. Various Artist ROOT 01 - Various Artist 01 - Various Artist - # 01 - Various Artist - #_05 ROOT...
  • Page 56: Using P In P

    Using P in P The P in P function allows you to view a sub screen together with the main screen in DVD mode. You can watch both DVD and TV together. I P in P does not work in VCR mode. Note Press the P in P button during playback of DVD disc.
  • Page 57: Playing The Vcr

    Playing the VCR To play a standard VHS videotape, just insert it into the VCR deck and press the PLAY button. You can turn on the Auto Play to enable the VCR deck to play automatically when you insert a videotape that is missing the Record Safety Tab.
  • Page 58: Special Vcr Playback Features

    Special VCR Playback Features While a videotape is playing, you can enjoy a variety of special playback features, including Still, Frame Advance, Search, Slow motion, etc. Press the PLAY button again to resume normal playback. Pause In Play mode, press PAUSE button to still a single frame.
  • Page 59: Variable Search System

    Variable Search System Press the FUNCTIONS button to display the search screen in the stop or playback mode. When a program is recorded, the starting point is given an Index mark for easy location. However, the VHS Index Search System (VISS) cannot recognize index marks made by old VCRs.
  • Page 60: Before Recording

    Recording This section shows various DVD and VCR recording methods. • Before Recording ....60 • Using VCR Plus+ codes to make timer recordings ....62 •...
  • Page 61: Recording Format

    Recording Format When you insert an unused disc, the following message appears. Since available functions differ depending on the disc type, select a disc that best fits your preferences. DVD-RW: When unused DVD-RW disc is first inserted, the message "Do you want to intialize this disc" will be displayed.
  • Page 62: Using Vcr Plus+ Codes To Make

    Using VCR Plus+ codes to make timer recordings Entering VCR Plus+ codes is an easy way of programming the unit for recording. You can find these codes in TV Guides and magazines. Press the MAIN MENU button. DVD-RAM(VR) System Setup Clock Set Timer Rec.
  • Page 63: You Are Watching

    Recording the current channel you are watching 1. Check the antenna cable is connected. 2. Check the remaining time of disc. DVD-RAM/DVD-RW/DVD-R discs should be formatted in advance before beginning recording. Most new discs are sold unformatted. Make sure to format your unformatted discs before recording.
  • Page 64: Making One Touch Recording (Otr)

    Making One Touch Recording (OTR) One-Touch Recording (OTR) allows you to add recording time in 30-minute increments up to 6 hours at the touch of a button. Use the DVD CHANNEL button or numeric buttons to select the channel to record. •...
  • Page 65 Set timer recording option. • The Timer Recording screen is displayed. Fill the input items using the DIRECTION buttons. 21: Moves to the previous/next item, 34: Sets a value. • TO : Select the media to record DVD or VCR. •...
  • Page 66: Editing Timer Record List

    Editing Timer Record List Follow these directions to edit the timer record list. Editing the settings for a timer recording Press the MAIN MENU button. Press the button to select Timer Rec., and then press the ENTER or button. DVD-RAM(VR) Setup VCR Plus Record...
  • Page 67: Deleting A Timer Recording Entry

    Deleting a Timer Recording Entry Follow these directions to delete an entry from the timer record list. Press the MAIN MENU button. Press the button to select Timer Rec., and then press the ENTER or button. Press the button to select scheduled Record List, and then press the ENTER or DVD-RAM(VR) Scheduled Record List...
  • Page 68: Satellite Link Recording

    Satellite Link Recording Connect a device on which reservation standby is possible, such as a CS tuner, to the LINE IN 1 jacks on the back of this DVD Recorder-VCR: You can then start recording, interlocking with the beginning of the broadcast program. Set the connected device to reservation standby in advance.
  • Page 69: (Time Slip)

    Watching the Images Being Recorded (Time Slip) This function allows you to watch the recently recorded 10-second images on the P in P screen while a recording is in progress. During recording, press the TIME SLIP button on remote control. •...
  • Page 70: Playing While Recording (Chasing Play)

    Playing while Recording (Chasing Play) While recording one program, you can simultaneously play back a previously recorded program. You can also play back from the start of the program currently being recorded. During recording: Press the PLAY button. • The DVD Recorder-VCR will play back the program currently being recorded, starting at the beginning.
  • Page 71: Recording Through Dv Jack

    Recording through DV jack Follow these directions to record onto a disc the output of a camcorder that has a DV output jack. Connect the DV output jack of your camcorder to the DV input jack on the front of your DVD Recorder- VCR using a DV cable.
  • Page 72: Special Recording Features

    Special Recording Features While a recording is in progress, you can watch a different channel, watch a different media, or add recording time in 30-minute increments. Watch a different media during recording You can watch DVD during VCR recording or watch Video tape during DVD recording.
  • Page 73: Dubbing To Dvd Or Vcr

    Dubbing to DVD or VCR You can dub from DVD to VCR, or from VCR to DVD. Press MAIN MENU button and select Dubbing. DVD-RAM(VR) Setup DVD-->VCR VCR-->DVD Timer Rec. Dubbing Disc Navigation Playlist Disc Manager MOVE SELECT RETURN DVD to VCR You can dub any contents recorded on DVD disc to videotape, using one of the following three ways: 1.
  • Page 74: English

    Select the Dubbinglist you want to dub, using the buttons, and then press button. To dub from play list, select “Dubbing”. • Note that only “Direct dubbing” or one-button dubbing is possible on finalized DVD-RW (VR mode) discs. • In addition, only one-button dubbing is possible on DVD-R/DVD-RW (Video mode) and finalized DVD-RW (Video mode) discs.
  • Page 75 Press Enter button to choose the list you want to dub from. DVD-RAM(VR) No. Start -00:27:09 -00:22:04 PLAY Dubbing All MOVE SELECT RETURN • If you want to dub all content, select “Dubbing All”. To dub Dubbinglist, select “Dubbing”. • Choose “Play” and press the ENTER button: The dubbing list will be played back.
  • Page 76: Viewing The Menu Functions For A Disc

    Editing • Viewing the Menu Functions for a Disc ..... . . 76 • Viewing Disc Navigation Screen (title list) ..... 78 •...
  • Page 77: Disc Navigation

    Setup System Setup Clock Set Timer Rec. Channel Set Language Audio Video Parental Control EXIT MOVE SELECT RETURN JPEG, MP3 Setup System Setup Clock Set Timer Rec. Channel Set Language Audio Video Parental Control MOVE SELECT RETURN EXIT DVD-RAM(VR) DVD-RAM(VR) Setup Setup System...
  • Page 78: Viewing Disc Navigation Screen (Title List)

    Viewing Disc Navigation Screen (title list) You can play back the recorded titles, edit a title name, edit record list entries and lock or unlock the record list. Press the MAIN MENU button. DVD-RAM(VR) System Setup Clock Set Timer Rec. Channel Set Dubbing Language...
  • Page 79: Playing A Disc Navigation Entry

    Playing a Disc Navigation Entry Follow these directions to play back an entry from the Disc Navigation screen. Press the MAIN MENU button. DVD-RAM(VR) Disc Navigation Setup Timer Rec. Dubbing Disc Navigation Playlist Disc Manager MOVE SELECT RETURN DVD-RAM(VR) No. Title 01 JUN/28/2004 01 02 JUN/28/2004 01 03 JUN/28/2004 01...
  • Page 80: Renaming A Disc Navigation Entry

    Renaming a Disc Navigation Entry Follow these directions to rename a Disc Navigation entry, i.e., to edit the title of a recorded program. Press the MAIN MENU button. Press the button to select Disc Navigation, and then press the ENTER or button, or press the TOP MENU/DISC NAVIGATION button on the remote control.
  • Page 81: Deleting A Disc Navigation Entry

    Deleting a Disc Navigation Entry Follow these directions to delete an entry from the Disc Navigation screen. Press the MAIN MENU button. Press the button to select Disc Navigation, and then press the ENTER or button, or press the TOP MENU/DISC NAVIGATION button on the remote control.
  • Page 82: Locking A Disc Navigation Entry

    Locking a Disc Navigation Entry Follow these directions to lock an entry if you want to protect it from unexpected deletions. Press the MAIN MENU button. Press the button to select Disc Navigation, and then press the ENTER or button, or press the TOP MENU/DISC NAVIGATION button on the remote control.
  • Page 83: Deleting Any Section Of Disc Navigation Entry

    Deleting any Section of Disc Navigation Entry Follow these directions to delete any section of Disc Navigation entry. Press the MAIN MENU button. • You cannot recover a section of Disc Navigation entry once it is deleted. Press the button to select Disc Navigation, and then press the ENTER or button, or press the TOP MENU/DISC NAVIGATION button on the remote...
  • Page 84: Displaying A List Of Scenes (Scene Navigation)

    Press the ENTER button at the end point. The image and time at the end point are displayed the end point window. DVD-RAM(VR) Title No.05 Start 00:00:00 00:03:50 JUN/28/2004 01:16AM CH51 JUN/28/2004 01:16 AM 00:03:50 MOVE SELECT RETURN Press the buttons to select Delete, and then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 85: Skipping To A Desired Time And Playing (Time Navigation)

    Skipping to a Desired Time and Playing (Time Navigation) Time Navi. allows you to select desired scenes in one- minute units from a list of recorded programs (Disc Navigation), and then play them. Press the DISC NAVIGATION button in the playback or stop status.
  • Page 86: Creating A Playlist Entry

    Creating a Playlist Entry Follow these directions to create a new playlist entry from a recorded title. Press the MAIN MENU button when the disc is stopped. Press the button to select Playlist, and then press the ENTER or button. DVD-RAM(VR) New Playlist Setup...
  • Page 87: Editing A Playlist Entry

    Press the ENTER button to select END point. • The image and time at the end point are displayed on the End window. • The yellow-colored selection bar moves to the Make item. MOVE SELECT RETURN Press the ENTER button to confirm. •...
  • Page 88: Renaming Playlist Entries

    Press the button to select a function to use, and then press the ENTER button. • Play: Plays the selected entry. • Rename: Renames the title of the selected entry. This function is the same as the Rename item of Edit Disc Navigation menu. •...
  • Page 89: Editing Scene For A Playlist Entry

    Editing Scene for a Playlist Entry Follow these directions to edit scenes for a playlist entry. Press the MAIN MENU button when the disc is stopped. Press the button to select Playlist, and then press the ENTER or button. Press the button to select Edit Playlist, and then press the ENTER or button, or press...
  • Page 90 B. Modifying a Scene (Replacing a Scene) Press the DIRECTION buttons to select the scene you want to modify, and then press the ENTER button. Press the DIRECTION buttons to select Modify, and then press the ENTER button. • The Modify Scene screen is displayed. DVD-RAM(VR) Scene No.
  • Page 91 Press the DIRECTION buttons to select the position where you want to move the selected scene, and then press the ENTER button. • The selected scene is moved to the new position. MOVE SELECT RETURN I You cannot move the selected scene to the position of the next scene, because the selected scene should Note be inserted before that position.
  • Page 92: Dubbing A Playlist Entry To The Vcr

    E. Deleting a Scene from the Playlist Press the DIRECTION buttons to select the scene you want to delete, and then press the ENTER button. Press the buttons to select delete, and then press the ENTER button. 92 - English Dubbing a Playlist Entry to the VCR Press the MAIN MENU button when the disc is...
  • Page 93: Deleting A Playlist Entry From The Playlist

    Deleting a Playlist Entry from the Playlist Press the MAIN MENU button when the disc is stopped. Press the button to select Playlist, and then press the ENTER or button. Press the button to select Edit Playlist, and then press the ENTER or button, or press the MENU/PLAY LIST button on the remote control.
  • Page 94: Disc Manager

    Disc Manager Editing Disc Name Follow these directions to give a name to a disc. Press the MAIN MENU button when the disc is stopped. Press the button to select Disc Manager, and then press the ENTER or button. DVD-RAM(VR) Disc Name Setup Disk Protection : Not Protected...
  • Page 95 Press the buttons to select Disc Protection, and then press the ENTER or button. DVD-RAM(VR) Disc Name :VIDEO Setup Disc Protection : Not Prootected Not Protected Timer Rec.  Protected Disc Format Dubbing Delete All Titles Disc Navigation Cartridge Protection Info Playlist Disc Manager MOVE...
  • Page 96: Delete All Titles

    Press the buttons to select Yes, and then press the ENTER button. • The disc is formatted. DVD-RW You will be prompted with the confirmation message “Choose the recording format for DVD-RW”. DVD-RW(V) Disc Name Setup Disc Protection : Not Protected Timer Rec.
  • Page 97: Finalizing A Disc

    Cartridge Protect Info (DVD-RAM) Disc Protect allows you to protect discs from disc formatting and program deletion due to unintended operations. The cartridge write protect tab should be set to the unprotect position to be able to make a recording to a DVD-RAM disc.
  • Page 98 Press the 21 buttons to select Yes, and then press the ENTER button. • The disc is finalized. • When finalization is complete, the tray will open. I Once a disc is finalized, you cannot delete entries from the record list. Note I After being finalized, the DVD-R operates in the same manner as a DVD-Video.
  • Page 99 Press the 21 buttons to select Yes, and then press the ENTER button. • The disc will be unfinalized. • A DVD-RW can be finalized or unfinalized in Video mode. Finalize Mark DVD-VIDEO(RW) Operation Same as DVD-Video and deletion are possible. •...
  • Page 100 Reference • Troubleshooting (DVD-VIDEO/ DVD-RAM/DVD-RW/DVD-R) ..101 • Troubleshooting ....102 • Problems and Solutions (VCR) ..103 •...
  • Page 101: Troubleshooting (Dvd-Video/Dvd-Ram/Dvd-Rw/Dvd-R)

    Troubleshooting (DVD-VIDEO/DVD-RAM/DVD-RW/DVD-R) If your product malfunctions, go through the check points below before contacting a Hitachi authorized service center. • Check whether the power cord is securely plugged into power outlet. No power. • Did you press the power button of your DVD Recorder-VCR.
  • Page 102: Troubleshooting

    • Read the table of contents and then find and read the sections describing your problem, and follow the directions given. Other problems • Turn the unit off and on. • If your problem still persists, contact a nearby Hitachi service center. 102 - English...
  • Page 103: Problems And Solutions (Vcr)

    Problems and Solutions (VCR) Before contacting a Hitachi authorized service center, perform the following simple checks. Problem No power You cannot insert a video cassette A television program was not recorded Timer recording was unsuccessful No playback picture or the picture...
  • Page 104: Specifications

    Specifications Power requirements Power consumption/Standby power (W) General Weight Dimensions Operating temp. Operating humidity Video Input Max. Audio Input Level DV Input Receivable Channels Audio Video Output Picture Compression format Audio Compression format Recording time Video S/N Ratio Audio S/N Ratio Audio frequency characteristics Audio Output For DVD discs, audio signals recorded at 96 kHz sampling frequency are converted into and output at 48 kHz digital signal.
  • Page 105 Conexión del cable de antena Existen varias formas de conectar su videograbadora con DVD. Seleccione, entre las siguientes, la conexión de antena más adecuada a sus necesidades. • Método 1:Antena + Videograbadora con DVD + Televisor: Sin adaptador para cablevisión •...
  • Page 106 Método 3: Antena + Videograbadora de DVD + Adaptador para cablevisión + Televisor: Adaptador para cablevisión con unos pocos canales codificados Usted podrá grabar canales no codificados seleccionándolos en el adaptador para cablevisión. No podrá grabar canales codificados que necesiten un adaptador para cablevisión.
  • Page 107 Método 2: Conexión a una toma de entrada de vídeo S Conecte un cable de vídeo S (no suministrado) entre la toma S-VIDEO OUT de la videograbadora con DVD y la toma S-VIDEO IN del televisor (o amplificador de audio/vídeo). •...
  • Page 108 Método 4: Conexión a las tomas de entrada de vídeo de componentes (Y, C ) en el modo 480p Su televisor deberá ser compatible con la entrada de exploración progresiva para permitirle contemplar la salida de vídeo de 480p. 1. Conecte cables de vídeo de componentes (no suministrados) entre las tomas COMPONENT VIDEO OUT de la videograbadora con DVD y las tomas COMPONENT VIDEO IN del televisor (amplificador de...
  • Page 109 Ajuste de los canales guía Configure estos canales guía a fin de poder utilizar los códigos de VCR Plus + para la grabación con temporizador. Antes de iniciar la configuración, prepare una tabla que indique los canales, los nombres de las emisoras, y los canales guía.
  • Page 110 I No mueva su videograbadora con DVD mientras esté reproduciendo, porque podría dañar el disco. Precauciones I Cerciórese de presionar el botón OPEN/CLOSE para abrir o cerrar la bandeja del disco. I No empuje la bandeja del disco mientras esté abriendo o cerrándose, ya que podría causar el mal funcionamiento de la videograbadora.
  • Page 111 Marcación con un disco DVD-R, DVD-RW(VIDEO) c DVD-VIDEO • Si reproduce un disco DVD-RAM/DVD-RW(VR), la pantalla visualizará “Bookmark” en vez de “Marca”. • Usted podrá marcar hasta 10 escenas. Reproducción desde un marcador Presione el botón MARKER durante la reproducción. Presione los botones 21 para seleccionar la escena marcada.
  • Page 112 Seguimiento El ajuste del seguimiento elimina las líneas blancas que aparecen a veces durante la reproducción debido a ligeras diferencias en las videograbadoras para grabación. Los botones DVD CHANNEL alinearán automáticamente las pistas grabadas con las cabezas de reproducción para resolver este problema.
  • Page 113 Utilización de los códigos VCR Plus+ para realizar grabaciones con el temporizador La introducción de los códigos VCR Plus+ es una forma muy fácil de programar la videograbadora para grabación. Usted podrá encontrar estos códigos en guías y revistas de televisión.
  • Page 114 Contemplación con Navegación de disco Usted podrá reproducir los títulos grabados, editar un nombre de título, editar las introducciones de la lista de grabación, y bloquear o desbloquear la lista de grabación. Presione el botón MAIN MENU. I Navegación de disco: Un título se refiere a un flujo de vídeo grabado.
  • Page 115 Reproducción con Navegación de disco Para reproducir una introducción de Navegación de disco, realice lo siguiente. Presione el botón MAIN MENU. Presione el botón para seleccionar la Navegación de disco y después presione el botón ENTER o , o presione el botón TOP MENU/DISC NAVIGATION del mando a distancia.
  • Page 116: 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. Our service "Hot line" operator will direct you to the Hitachi Authorized Service Facility nearest you.
  • Page 117 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 118: 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.
  • Page 119 à la livraison de l’appareil au CENTRE DE SERVICE AUTORISÉ HITACHI le plus près. Toutes les dépenses encourues pour le transport ou la livraison à nos centre de service autorisé Hitachi sont aux frais de l’acheteur. Le produit doit être emballé adéquatement pour éviter les bris, tout en s’assurant d’y inclure une brève description du problème ainsi qu’une PREUVE validant la garantie.
  • Page 120 2495 Meadowpine Blvd., Mississauga, Ontario L5N 6C3 CANADA IMPORTANT NOTICE: This warranty will not apply to product purchased outside Canada OR sold by any organization other than HITACHI CANADA LTD. AVIS IMPORTANT: Notre garantie ne couvre pas les produits achetés à l’extérieur du Canada OU vendus par toute organisation autre que HITACHI CANADA LTD.