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LG LVC-837 Owner's Manual

Dvd player & video cassette recorder
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DVD Player &
Video Cassette Recorder
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carefully and completely.


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  • Page 1: Dvd Player

    V281-M_NA1CLLS_MFL37329830 DVD Player & Video Cassette Recorder OWNER’S MANUAL MODEL : LVC-837 Before connecting, operating or adjusting this product, please read this owner’s manual carefully and completely.
  • Page 2 CAUTION concerning the Power Cord CAUTION Most appliances recommend they be placed upon a RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK dedicated circuit; DO NOT OPEN That is, a single outlet circuit which powers only that appli- ance and has no additional outlets or branch circuits. Check CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK the specification page of this owner's manual to be certain.
  • 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

    Contents Introduction .....5-9 Operations - VCR ....19-25 Moisture Condensation .
  • Page 5: Introduction

    Introduction To ensure proper use of this product, please read this Storing Discs owner’s manual carefully and retain for future refer- After playing, store the disc in its case. Do not expose ence. the disc to direct sunlight or sources of heat and never leave it in a parked car exposed to direct sun- This manual provides information on the operation light.
  • Page 6: Types Of Playable Discs

    ypes of Pla le Discs ypes of Pla le Discs Notes on Copyrights: It is forbidden by law to copy, broadcast, show, broad- (8 cm / 12 cm disc) cast via cable, play in public, or rent copyrighted material without permission. Audio CD and Video CD This product features the copy protection function (8 cm / 12 cm disc)
  • Page 7: Front Panel

    ont P anel ont P anel i j k Disc Tray (DVD deck) Display Windows Insert a disc here. The DVD deck is selected. 1 POWER A disc is in the DVD deck. Switches the DVD+VCR ON and OFF. (Lights when a disc is in the DVD deck CH (V V /v v ) and Flashes when no disc.) To scan up or down through memorized channels.
  • Page 8: Remote Control

    Remote Contr Remote Contr POWER TV Control Buttons (see p. 33) Switches DVD+VCR ON and OFF. DISPLAY Accesses On-Screen Display. Selecciona el modo de función del CLK/CNT DVD+VCR a DVD. Switches between the clock, tape counter and tape remain- Selecciona el modo de función del ing modes on the display.
  • Page 9: Rear Panel

    Rear P anel Rear P anel Caution Do not touch the inner pins of the jacks on the rear panel. Electrostatic discharge may cause permanent damage to the unit. b c d e ANT.IN AC Power Cord Connect the VHF/UHF/CATV antenna to this terminal. Plug into the power source.
  • Page 10: Connecting An Antenna Or Cable Tv

    Connecting an Antenna To view or record a CATV channel Connecting an Antenna or Cab or Cab 1 Tune the TV to the DVD+VCR output channel (CH 3 or 4). a Antenna 2 Set the DVD+VCR channel selector to the cable output channel.
  • Page 11: Optional Tv Connections

    RF coaxial connection Optional TV Connections Optional TV Connections Connect the RF.OUT jack on the DVD+VCR to the These connections support only DVD playback. The antenna in jack on the TV using the supplied 75-ohm tuner and VCR still output through the RF.OUT (R) or Coaxial Cable (R).
  • Page 12: Connection To An Amplifier

    Connection to an Amplifier Connection to an Amplifier Rear of DVD+VCR 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) jack. (See page 10.) Connecting to an amplifier equipped with two channel analog stereo or Dolby Pro Logic II/Pro Logic...
  • Page 13: Initial Settings - Vcr

    Initial Settings - AUTO CLOCK SET Initial Settings - • The Auto Clock Set feature is set to ON at the fac- tory. In the ON setting, the DVD+VCR looks for a By using the VCR Setup menu, you can make channel carrying XDS (Extended Data Services) various adjustments to items such as clock setting, information.
  • Page 14: Tuning

    TUNING SETUP This DVD+VCR is equipped with a frequency synthe- sized tuner capable of receiving up to 181 channels. These include VHF channels 2-13, UHF channels 14-69 and CATV channels 1-125. Auto Channel Programming FUNCTION OSD The on-screen display can be turned on or off. AUDIO MODE The DVD+VCR has two separate audio playback sys- tems, the high quality VHS Hi-Fi system and standard...
  • Page 15: Displaying Disc Information On-Screen

    Displa ying Disc Inf ormation Initial Settings - D Displa ying Disc Inf ormation Initial Settings - D on-screen - D on-screen - D By using the DVD Setup menu, you can make various adjustments to items such as picture and sound. You You can display various information about the disc can also set a language for the subtitles and the Setup menu, among other things.
  • Page 16: Language

    LANGUAGE Progressive Scan Progressive Scan Video provides the highest quality pictures with less flickering. If you are using the Component Video jacks for con- nection to a TV or monitor that is compatible with a progressive scan signal, set Progressive Scan to On. To turn on progressive scan: Connect component/progressive out of this unit to the input of your monitor/television, set your television or...
  • Page 17: Audio

    AUDIO LOCK (Parental Control) Each DVD disc has a variety of audio output options. Set this unit’s AUDIO options according to the type of audio system you use. Rating Some movies contain scenes that may not be suitable for children to view. Many of these discs contain Dolby Digital / DTS / MPEG parental control information that applies to the complete disc or to certain scenes on the disc.
  • Page 18: Others

    4. Press ENTER/OK to confirm your rating selection, then press SETUP/MENU to exit the menu. Set Playback Control (PBC) to On or Off. 5. Press OPEN/CLOSE (Z) to activate parental control. On: Video CDs with PBC are played according to the PBC.
  • Page 19: Operations - Vcr

    Operations - VCR This chapter describes how to operate the VCR and Manual Tracking DVD. To manually adjust the tracking use the CH/TRK (v/V) ape Pla ybac ape Pla ybac buttons on the remote control or CH (v/V) on the front panel during playback.
  • Page 20: Slow Motion

    Slow Motion 1. While in still mode, press FORWARD (M). The tape is played at a speed 1/19 times slower than the normal speed. 2. Use CH/TRK (v/V) on the Remote Control if necessary to adjust the tracking. 2. Set the AUDIO OUTPUT option to STEREO so 3.
  • Page 21: Vcr Tape Recording

    ape Recor ding To record one TV program while watching ape Recor ding another Basic Instructions 1. Press TV/VCR to select the TV mode during recording. The TV indicator appears. 1. Turn on the DVD+VCR and TV. 2. Using the TV, select the channel to be viewed. 2.
  • Page 22 CHANNEL: Select a TV channel, LINE1 or Checking or Erasing the Timer Program LINE2. If you have CABLE TV and use a cable box (con- Programming can be checked whenever the verter) you must set the channel to match the DVD+VCR is turned on.
  • Page 23: Instant Timer Recording

    Instant Timer Recording Extending the Recording Time The recording time can be extended anytime by With this feature you can record for a preset length pressing REC/ITR (z). Subsequent presses result in without using the program timer. advancing the recording time by 30-minute increments.
  • Page 24: Copying From Dvd To Vcr

    Copying from DVD to VCR Each press of the ENTER/OK changes the TV screen in the following sequence. You can copy the contents of a DVD to a VHS tape. STOP CH 4 STEREO 1. Insert the disc you wish to copy into the DVD deck and close the disc tray.
  • Page 25: Additional Vcr Information

    ditional VCR Inf ormation S-VHS Quasi Playback (SQPB) ditional VCR Inf ormation • During manual recording, timer recording, Instant • This DVD+VCR can play back S-VHS recorded Timer Recording, playback, or fast forward tapes, however, it cannot make recordings using modes, the DVD+VCR automatically starts S-VHS format tapes.
  • Page 26: Operations - Dvd

    Operations - DVD ybac k Setup ybac k Setup Turn the TV on and select the video input source connected to this unit. Audio System: Turn the Audio System on and select the input source connected to this unit. 1. Press OPEN/CLOSE (Z) to open the disc tray. 2.
  • Page 27: Additional Features

    Buttons Operations Discs ZOOM During playback or pause mode, press ZOOM to enlarge DIVX the video image (4 steps). You can move through the zoomed picture using b B v V buttons. Press CLEAR to exit. Note: Zoom may not work on some DVDs. RANDOM During playback or in stop mode, press RANDOM for ran- dom playback.
  • Page 28 Marker Search DivX To enter a Marker You can start playback from up to nine memorized points. To enter a marker, press MARKER at the desired point on the disc. The Marker icon appears on the TV screen briefly. Repeat to enter up to nine markers.
  • Page 29: Playing An Audio Cd Or Mp3/Wma Disc

    ying an A udio CD or ogrammed Pla ybac ying an A udio CD or ogrammed Pla ybac MP3/WMA file MP3/WMA file The program function enables you to store your favorite tracks from any disc in the player memory. This unit can play Audio CDs or MP3/WMA files A program can contain 30 tracks.
  • Page 30: Viewing A Jpeg Disc

    wing a JPEG Disc Slide Show wing a JPEG Disc Use v V b B to highlight the (Slide Show) then Using this DVD+VCR you can view discs with JPEG press ENTER/OK. files. 1. Insert a disc and close the tray. The PHOTO menu Still Picture appears on the TV screen.
  • Page 31: Playing A Divx Movie File

    ying a DivX Mo vie file ying a DivX Mo vie file DivX disc compatibility with this player is limited as follows: Using this DVD+VCR, you can play DivX file. • Available resolution size of the DivX file is under 1.
  • Page 32: Playing A Dvd Vr Format Disc

    ying a D VR f ormat Maintenance and Ser vice ying a D VR f ormat Maintenance and Ser vice Disc Disc Refer to the information in this chapter before con- This unit will play DVD-R/RW discs recorded using tacting a service technician. the DVD-Video format that have been finalized using a DVD-recorder.
  • Page 33: Reference

    You can control the sound level, input source, and Set the appropriate code number again. power switch of non-LG TVs as well. If your TV is list- ed in the table below, set the appropriate manufactur- er code.
  • Page 34: Language Codes List

    Langua e Codes List Langua e Codes List Use this list to input your desired language for the following initial settings: Disc Audio, Disc Subtitle, Disc Menu. Language Code Language Code Language Code Language Code Abkhazian 6566 Fiji 7074 Lingala 7678 Singhalese 8373...
  • Page 35: Troubleshooting

    leshooting leshooting Check the following guide for the possible cause of a problem before contacting service. Symptom Cause Correction The power cord is disconnected. Plug the power cord into the wall out- No power. let securely. The power is on, but Refer to page 6.
  • Page 36 Symptom Cause Correction An unplayable disc is inserted. Insert a playable disc. (Check the disc The DVD+VCR does type and Regional code.) not start playback. The disc is placed upside down. Place the disc with the playback side down. Place the disc on the disc tray correctly The disc is not placed within the inside the guide.
  • Page 37: Specifications

    Specifications Specifications General Power requirements 120V, 60 Hz Power consumption 16 W Dimensions (approx.) 16.9" X 3.1" X 10.4" (430 X 78.5 X 265 mm) (w x h x d) Weight (approx.) 9.26 lbs (4.2 kg) Operating temperature 5˚C to 40˚C (41˚F to 104˚F) Operating humidity 5 % to 90 % Signal system...