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DVD Video Recorder________________________________________6
Box contents_______________________________________________7
Placement _________________________________________________7
Cleaning discs ______________________________________________7
Remote control ____________________________________________7
Loading the batteries_______________________________________7
Connecting to the antenna____________________________________8
Connecting to a TV set ______________________________________8
S-video (Y/C) connection ___________________________________8
Video (CVBS) connection ___________________________________8
Connecting to audio equipment________________________________9
Multi-channel decoder______________________________________9
stereo (PCM)_____________________________________________9
Connecting to other equipment ______________________________10
Camcorder connection ____________________________________10
Power supply _____________________________________________11
Switching on ______________________________________________11
First time set-up: virgin mode ________________________________11
Automatic setting ________________________________________11
Manual setting ___________________________________________12
Front of recorder __________________________________________14
Rear of recorder___________________________________________15
Remote control ___________________________________________17
Important notes for operation________________________________18
Loading discs ______________________________________________18
Disc types _______________________________________________18
recording nor for playback _________________________________19
On-screen display information ________________________________19
System menu bar_________________________________________19
User preference menu operation ____________________________20
Status box ______________________________________________20
Tuner info box __________________________________________21
Timer info box __________________________________________21
Warning box ____________________________________________21
Index Picture Screen________________________________________22
User preferences __________________________________________23
Setting user preferences __________________________________23
Picture settings __________________________________________23
Sound settings ___________________________________________23



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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:23 Pagina 3 Contents Introduction DVD Video Recorder________________________________________6 Box contents_______________________________________________7 Placement _________________________________________________7 Cleaning discs ______________________________________________7 Remote control ____________________________________________7 Loading the batteries_______________________________________7 Installation Connections - back side of your DVD recorder __________________8 Connecting to the antenna____________________________________8 Connecting to a TV set ______________________________________8 S-video (Y/C) connection ___________________________________8 Video (CVBS) connection ___________________________________8 Connecting to audio equipment________________________________9...
  • Page 2 01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:23 Pagina 4 Language settings_________________________________________24 Feature settings __________________________________________24 Remote control settings ___________________________________25 Record settings __________________________________________25 Installation ______________________________________________26 Recording Before you start recording___________________________________28 Manual recording __________________________________________28 Checking input___________________________________________28 Recording_______________________________________________28 Manual audio control _____________________________________29 Recording with automatic switch-off (OTR One-Touch Recording) _30 Timer programming ________________________________________30 ®...
  • Page 3 01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:23 Pagina 5 Access control Child Lock (DVD and VCD) _________________________________41 Activating/deactivating the child lock _________________________41 Authorizing discs when Child Lock is activated _________________41 Securing discs ___________________________________________41 Parental Level (DVD-Video only)______________________________42 Activating/Deactivating Parental Control ______________________42 Country__________________________________________________42 Changing the 4-digit code____________________________________43 Managing disc content Title settings ______________________________________________44 Changing the title name ___________________________________44...
  • Page 4: Introduction

    CD- Recordable format, to produce discs that keep your data for a lifetime. Your Philips DVD recorder is a recorder and player for digital video discs, with a two-way compatibility to the universal DVD-Video standard. This means that:...
  • Page 5: Box Contents

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:23 Pagina 7 Box contents Cleaning discs First check and identify the contents of your DVD Some problems may occur because the disc inside the recorder package, as listed below: recorder is dirty. To avoid these problems clean your - DVD recorder discs regularly, in the following way: - Remote Control Handset with separately-packed...
  • Page 6: Installation

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:23 Pagina 8 Installation Connections - back side of your S-video (Y/C) connection DVD recorder l Connect the S-video output socket to the corresponding input socket on the TV set, using the - Please refer to your TV set, VCR, Stereo System and supplied S-video cable (3).
  • Page 7: Connecting To Audio Equipment

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:23 Pagina 9 If you cannot connect your DVD recorder to an A/V Connecting to audio equipment receiver with Multi-channel decoder, choose one of the following alternatives. Connecting to A/V receiver or A/V amplifier with digital Multi-channel Connecting to a receiver equipped with decoder two channel digital stereo (PCM) The best possible sound quality is obtained by...
  • Page 8: Connecting To Other Equipment

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:23 Pagina 10 Connecting to other equipment Connections - frontside of your DVD recorder Use the top connector (EXT 2) on your DVD SCART recorder to make connections to a: Camcorder connection - Satellite receiver or Set top box, - VCR, l If you have a DV, Digital 8, Hi-8 or S-VHS(C) - DVD-Video player...
  • Page 9: Power Supply

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 11 Power supply First time set-up: virgin mode After switching on the DVD recorder for the very first time the ‘virgin mode screen’ will appear. In ‘virgin mode’ you may have to set your preferences for some of the recorder features. If the ‘virgin mode screen’...
  • Page 10: Manual Setting

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 12 TV Shape Manual setting Virgin mode When a menu is displayed: l Use the wv (down up cursor) keys to go through TV Shape the options in the menu. The icon of the selected 4:3 letterbox option will be highlighted.
  • Page 11 01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 13 Country Time/Date Select your country. This is used as input for the When Channel auto search is completed the actual Time ‘Parental Control’ feature (see ‘Access Control’) as well and Date are also set automatically. as the searching of TV channels.
  • Page 12: Functional Overview

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 14 Functional overview Front of recorder B STANDBY/ON - switches the recorder to power/standby mode Standby indicator - lights up red when the recorder is in standby mode - lights up green when the recorder is operative Infrared remote control receiver MONITOR - switches between disc mode and monitor mode...
  • Page 13: Rear Of Recorder

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 15 Rear of recorder MAINS - connection to the mains - RF connection to TV set ANTENNA - RF connection to antenna/cable TV signal Video (CVBS) - OUT: for connection to a TV, receiver or amplifier with CVBS video inputs - IN: for connecting a video source with CVBS outputs S-video (Y/C) - OUT: for connection to a TV, receiver or amplifier with S-video (Y/C) inputs...
  • Page 14: Display

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 16 Display DECODER - Decoder activated for current preset - DVD Video disc inserted DVD+R VPS/PDC - DVD+Recordable disc inserted - Video Programming System/Programme DVD+RW Delivery Control active on current preset - DVD+Rewritable disc inserted CHANNEL TITLE - Preset name or number - DVD title number...
  • Page 15: Remote Control

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 17 Remote control MONITOR MONITOR ON/OFF - switches between disc mode and ON/OFF B monitor mode REC/OTR PREVIOUS NEXT DISC MENU - previous chapter, track or title - displays DVD disc menu or index REVERSE FORWARD PAUSE SLOW picture screen...
  • Page 16: Operation

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 18 Operation Important notes for operation Disc types You can switch on the DVD recorder with the You will recognize the different types of discs, that can B STANDBY/ON key. Keep your DVD recorder be used in your DVD recorder by the logo. Depending connected to the mains at all times to ensure that on the disc type you can either use it for recording and programmed recordings can be made and that the...
  • Page 17: The Following Disc Types Cannot Be Used At All, Neither For Recording Nor For Playback

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 19 DVD-RW On-screen display information Only plays if it is recorded in Video mode and has been finalized. System menu bar CD Digital Audio You can play digital audio CDs in conventional style through a stereo system, using the keys on the remote control and/or front panel, or via the TV set using the on-screen display (OSD).
  • Page 18: User Preference Menu Operation

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 20 l You can navigate between the various items of the Scan user preferences menu with the v (up cursor) and the w (down cursor) key. To select an item press u Repeat All (right cursor) key. Repeat Title Repeat Track Repeat Chapter...
  • Page 19: Tuner Info Box

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 21 Disc type icons Timer info box DVD+RW The timer info box is located above the tuner info box and is displayed in monitor mode. It displays the current DVD+R DVD+R status of the timer. DVD-Video When a timer is programmed it shows a timer indication Super Video-CD and the start time or date of the first programmed...
  • Page 20: Index Picture Screen

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 22 Index Picture Screen l On the right hand side of the Index Picture Screen, you can see the disc bar. This gives an overview of all titles on the disc, as well as any empty spaces. The Index Picture Screen displays an overview of the On the disc bar, an arrow –...
  • Page 21: User Preferences

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 23 Video shift User preferences Factory setting is such that the video will be centered on your screen. Use this setting to adjust the position of Setting user preferences the picture on your TV set by scrolling it to the left or right.
  • Page 22: Language Settings

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 24 Surround: Select this setting when using equipment Adapt disc format with a Dolby Surround Pro Logic decoder. This option is only available when a DVD+RW or In this setting the 5.1 audio channels (Dolby DVD+R disc recorded on a different brand of recorder Digital, MPEG-2) are downmixed to a is loaded.
  • Page 23: Remote Control Settings

    240 minutes (Extended Play) VHS picture quality If you want to use the remote control of a Philips DVD player instead of the standard DVD recorder remote control, select ‘DVD player’. Factory setting is ‘DVD In practice, the DVD recorder may record a few recorder’.
  • Page 24: Installation

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 26 Direct record Installation With the Direct Record function switched ‘On’ and the DVD recorder switched to standby, the channel number Auto TV Channel Search selected on your television will be automatically taken Your DVD recorder will search for all TV channels. over by the DVD recorder, at the moment it starts It stores channels in the sequence they are found.
  • Page 25 01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 27 Manual TV channel search Sort/Clear TV channels manually You can perform a search to select and store TV l If the DVD recorder is connected to the TV set channels manually. If the DVD recorder is connected via with EasyLink or a similar system, manual sort EasyLink, this function is not available.
  • Page 26: Recording

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 28 Recording Before you start recording Recordings on a DVD disc are called ‘titles’. Every title Disc is not a DVD video disc consists of one or more chapters. stop DVD+RW TITLE 1 TITLE 2 CHAPTER 1 CHAPTER 2 CHAPTER 3 CHAPTER 1...
  • Page 27: Manual Audio Control

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 29 l The Index Picture Screen is updated. ‰ ‘MENU UPDATE’ is shown on the display. l After a short recording on a new DVD+RW disc, a few minutes will be needed to complete the formatting of the disc. Safe Recording When you start recording on a DVD+RW disc by briefly pressing the RECORD or REC/OTR key, a recording...
  • Page 28: Recording With Automatic Switch-Off (Otr One-Touch Recording)

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 30 When you have programmed the timer, a red line on l Adjust the recording level with MANUAL 3 or 4 the disc bar (both on the display and on the Index on the DVD recorder, so that the ‘0 dB’ mark lights Picture Screen) indicates what part of the disc will be up during the loudest parts of the recording.
  • Page 29: Timer Programming Without The Video Plus+ System

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 31 T i m e r T i m e r V I D E O P l u s p r o g r a m m i n g V I D E O P l u s p r o g r a m m i n g V P S R e c D a t e...
  • Page 30: Programming With 'Nex Tv Iew Link

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 32 l If desired, select recording at daily or weekly Programming with ’N Link’ intervals in the field ‘Date’ with SELECT. ‘Mo-Fr’: Recording to be made from Mondays to Fridays This DVD recorder is equipped with the function inclusive.
  • Page 31: How To Check Or Alter A Timer Block

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 33 How to check or alter a timer block How to clear a timer block l Press TIMER on the remote control. l Select ‘Timer list’ with w or v (down up cursor). T i m e r CLEAR SELECT TIMER...
  • Page 32: Playback

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 34 Playback Notes: Playing a DVD+RW or DVD+R - DVD movies to be released at different times in different disc regions of the world, all players have region codes and discs can have an optional region code. If you load a disc of a different region code to your recorder, you will see the region code notice on the screen.
  • Page 33: General Features

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 35 General features Moving to another chapter/index When a title on a disc has more than one chapter or a track has more than one index, you can move to another chapter/index as follows: l Press K NEXT during play to select the next chapter/index.
  • Page 34: Still Picture And Step Frame

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 36 Still Picture and Step Frame Repeat REC/OTR PREVIOUS NEXT ZOOM ANGLE SUBTITLE AUDIO REVERSE PAUSE SLOW FORWARD REPEAT REPEAT SCAN STOP PLAY DVD Discs - Repeat chapter/title/disc l To repeat the currently playing chapter, press l Select (picture by picture) in the system menu REPEAT.
  • Page 35: Scan

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 37 Scan Zoom REC/OTR ZOOM ANGLE SUBTITLE AUDIO PREVIOUS NEXT REVERSE PAUSE SLOW FORWARD REPEAT REPEAT SCAN STOP PLAY A/CH Plays the first 10 seconds of each chapter/index on the disc. ZOOM ANGLE SUBTITLE AUDIO l Press SCAN. REPEAT REPEAT SCAN...
  • Page 36: Special Dvd-Video Features

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 38 Special DVD-Video features A/CH Menus on the disc ZOOM ANGLE SUBTITLE AUDIO For titles and chapters, selection menus may be included on the disc. l Use the w v keys to select the required angle in the The DVD’s menu feature allows you to make selections angle box.
  • Page 37: Special Vcd-Features

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 39 Special VCD features Pause REVERSE FORWARD PAUSE SLOW Playback Control (PBC) STOP PLAY REC/OTR PREVIOUS NEXT REVERSE PAUSE SLOW FORWARD l Press ; PAUSE during play. l To return to play, press 2 PLAY. STOP PLAY Search l Make sure PBC is switched ‘On’.
  • Page 38: Repeat Track/Disc

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 40 Repeat track/disc ZOOM ANGLE SUBTITLE AUDIO REPEAT REPEAT SCAN l To repeat the currently playing track, press REPEAT. ‰ ‘Repeat track’ appears on screen. l To repeat the entire disc, press REPEAT a second time. ‰...
  • Page 39: Access Control

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 41 Access control l Select Ç using wv (down up cursor). Child Lock (DVD and VCD) l Press OK or t (left cursor) to confirm and press SYSTEM MENU again to exit the menu. When activating Child lock, only discs that are authorised ‰...
  • Page 40: Parental Level (Dvd-Video Only)

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 42 Parental Level (DVD-Video only) Country Movies on pre-recorded DVD discs may contain scenes not suitable for children. Therefore discs may contain ‘Parental Control’ information which applies to the complete disc or to certain scenes on the disc. These scenes are rated from 1 to 8 and alternative, more A/CH suitable scenes are available on the disc.
  • Page 41: Changing The 4-Digit Code

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 43 Changing the 4-digit code A/CH ZOOM ANGLE SUBTITLE AUDIO l Select ‘Access control’ in the features menu using wv (down up cursor) and press u (right cursor). l Enter the old code. l Move to ‘Change code’ using w (down cursor). Child lock Features Access control...
  • Page 42: Managing Disc Content

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 44 Managing disc content Title settings l Press OK to confirm. ‰ ‘Erasing title...’ is shown until the action is completed. For each title on a DVD+RW or DVD+R disc the ‰ After the title has been erased, the Index Picture default settings can be changed to your personal Screen will show an empty space instead.
  • Page 43: Disc Settings

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 45 Disc Settings l Press OK to confirm or t (left cursor) to cancel. ‰ ‘Erasing disc’ is shown until the action is completed. For each DVD+RW or DVD+R disc the settings can be ‰ After the disc has been erased, the Index Picture changed to your personal preference in the disc settings Screen will show the free space on the disc.
  • Page 44: Making Your Edits Dvd Compatible

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 46 Favourite Scene Selection Making your edits DVD-compatible The basic function of any edit operations is to improve If one or more titles have been edited (see ‘Favourite accessibility and handling of your recordings. For instance: Scene Selection’), then the edits will play on your DVD scenes you do not want to see during playback (e.g.
  • Page 45: Inserting Chapter Markers

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 47 Inserting chapter markers Deleting chapter markers l In play mode press FSS on the remote control, You van combine a chapter with the previous chapter in to call up the FSS menu. the current title by deleting the chapter at the beginning l Select ‘Insert chapter marker’.
  • Page 46: Dividing A Title

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 48 Dividing a title Append recording On a DVD+RW disc you split one title into two This function is only available on DVD+RW discs. separate titles. (On DVD+R this is not possible.) REC/OTR PREVIOUS NEXT REC/OTR PREVIOUS NEXT MONITOR...
  • Page 47: Troubleshooting

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 49 Troubleshooting If it appears that the DVD recorder is faulty, first consult this checklist. It may be that something has been overlooked. Under no circumstances attempt to repair the system yourself; this will invalidate the warranty. Look for the specific symptom(s).
  • Page 48 01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 50 The recorder does not record • Make sure that the recorder is switched to standby before the timer timer programme starts. No new title can be recorded • Check if the maximum number of titles has been reached (message: ‘too many titles’...
  • Page 49: Diagnosis Programme

    Picture Screen will may not match with the actual video l Consult your dealer or the Philips Customer Care content on the disc. The last recorded title may be lost. Centre for the nearest Service Repair Shop in your country.
  • Page 50: Glossary

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 52 Glossary This section explains most important terms, abbreviations, and acronyms used in this document. Term Explanation AC-3 Audio Coding 3, also known as Dolby Digital. Multi-channel digital audio compression system from Dolby Labs. Audio/Video Chapter A part of a title.
  • Page 51: Glossary

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 53 See TV system. Playback Control. A special feature on a VCD 2.0 or Super VCD disc that enables interactive use. Pulse Code Modulation. A digital audio encoding system. Program Delivery Control Red-Green-Blue. A top-quality video connection where red, green and blue components of a video signal are carried through separate wires.
  • Page 52: Appendix

    01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 54 Appendix If your TV set does not respond to the remote control, Using your DVD recorder you can re-programme your remote control. Below you remote control with your TV set will find a list of all available remote control codes for various TV brands.
  • Page 53 Korpel....064 Philips. . 064, 039, 081, 401, 581 Koyoda ....036 Phonola .
  • Page 54 01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 56 Philips Customer Care Centers Luxembourg tel: 352-404061215 Austria tel: 43-0810 001 203 Netherlands tel: 0900-8406 Belgium tel: 32-2-070 222 303 Norway tel: 22-748 250 Denmark tel: 808 82 814 Portugal tel: 352-1-4163063 Finland tel: 358-09-6158 0250...
  • Page 55 01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 57 Notes NOTES 57...
  • Page 56 01DVDR980UMUKGB24271F3 21-01-2002 15:24 Pagina 58 Notes 58 NOTES...