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DVD RECORDER

D-R255-SG
OWNER'S MANUAL
Read this booklet first.
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2005 Toshiba Corporation

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  • Page 1: Dvd Recorder

    00838A-D-R255-SG_Cover 6/10/05 3:44 PM Page 2 DVD RECORDER D-R255-SG OWNER’S MANUAL Read this booklet first. 2005 Toshiba Corporation...
  • Page 2: Warning

    • Toshiba is not liable for any damage caused by neglect of WARNING : To prevent damage which may result in the instructions described in the owner's manual.
  • Page 3: Precaution

    00838A-D-R255-SG_02~18 6/10/05 3:46 PM Page 3 12) Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, Precaution bracket, or table specified by the manufacturer, or sold with the apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution when moving the cart/apparatus combination to avoid injury from tip-over.
  • Page 4: Handling Cautions

    00838A-D-R255-SG_02~18 6/10/05 3:46 PM Page 4 Handling Cautions DVD-RAM/-RW/-R • Before connecting other components to this • Clean with an optional DVD- recorder, be sure to turn them all off. RAM/PD disc cleaner. Do not • Do not move the recorder while a disc is being use cleaners or cloths for CDs played, or the disc may be scratched or to clean DVD-RAM/-RW/-R...
  • Page 5: Disc Specifications

    1:58 PM Page 5 Exemptions Power Outage • Toshiba is not liable for any damage caused • After a power outage the clock display will by fires, natural disaster (such as thunder, flash. Set the clock to the correct time.
  • Page 6 • The unit can handle a maximum of 1000 • This unit can play back DVD-R discs files and folders. recorded and finalised with a Toshiba DVD recorder. It may not be able to play some JPEG CD-R/-RW DVD-R discs depending on the disc and the condition of the recording.
  • Page 7: Copy Protection

    00838A-D-R255-SG_02~18 6/10/05 3:46 PM Page 7 • DVD-RW (V mode) DVD-RAM Disc Playback and Recording - This is a format that is used for recording data on a DVD-RW or DVD-R disc. The • LD, CD-G, CD-I, CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, disc can be played by an existing DVD DVD+R and DVD+RW discs should not be player once it has been finalised.
  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    00838A-D-R255-SG_02~18 6/10/05 3:46 PM Page 8 Case 2 : Connecting to an S-Video output jack.....21 Contents Case 3 : Connecting to Component Video output jacks ...22 Other type of connecting the Audio output cable ..22 Case 1 : Connecting to your TV........22 Case 2 : Connecting to a stereo amplifier with AV output jacks .............23 Getting Started...
  • Page 9 00838A-D-R255-SG_02~18 6/16/05 1:58 PM Page 9 Recording Recording Playing an Audio CD/MP3 ........62 Playing an Audio CD (CD-DA)/MP3 .......62 Before Recording.............41 Playing a Picture ............66 Recordable discs..............41 Playing DivX ® MPEG4 files........67 Recording Formats ............42 Playing the Title List..........68 Recording Mode...............42 Editing Unrecordable video............42 Editing...
  • Page 10: General Features

    00838A-D-R255-SG_02~18 6/16/05 1:59 PM Page 10 High quality progressive scan General Features Progressive scanning provides high resolution and flicker free video. The 10-bit 54-MHz DAC and 2D Y/C Separating Circuitry provides the highest image playback and recording quality. (See page 22, 37) The DVD Recorder allows you to record and play high quality digital video on DVD-RAM/DVD-RW/DVD-R A variety of functions with an easy-to-use user...
  • Page 11: Before Reading The User's Manual

    It should be noted that All rights reserved; No part or whole of this user’s the disc's data will be lost when manual may be reproduced or copied without the prior changing formats. written permission of Toshiba Corporation English -...
  • Page 12 00838A-D-R255-SG_02~18 6/10/05 3:46 PM Page 12 Step 3 Step 6 Recording Finalising & Playing on other DVD components There are two different recording methods, Direct To play your DVD on other DVD components, Recording and Timer Recording. Timer recording is finalising may be necessary.
  • Page 13: Unpacking

    Page 13 Unpacking Accessories Setting the Remote Control Check for the supplied accessories below. Your DVD Recorder remote control will work with Toshiba televisions and compatible brands. Video/Audio Cable RF Cable for TV Batteries for Remote Remote Control Control (AA Size)
  • Page 14 0431 0471 0541 0641 0651 0661 0671 SAISHO 0231 0411 0441 0451 0551 Brand name Brand code SALORA 0231 0241 0351 TOSHIBA 0001 0071 0211 0571 SAMSUNG 0171 0181 0251 0281 0411 0491 0501 AIWA 0921 0631 0661 0791 1101...
  • Page 15: Description

    00838A-D-R255-SG_02~18 6/10/05 3:46 PM Page 15 Description Front Panel 1. ON/STANDBY 8. P.SCAN Turns the recorder on and off. Selects the progressive scan mode. 2. AV3 INPUT 9. REC Connect external equipment. Starts recording. 3. DV-INPUT 10. SKIP/SEARCH Connect external digital equipment with a DV Press briefly to go to the next title/chapter/track jack.
  • Page 16: Rear Panel

    00838A-D-R255-SG_02~18 6/10/05 3:46 PM Page 16 Rear Panel The fan always revolves when the power is on. Ensure a minimum of 10cm clear space on all sides of the fan when installing the product. 1. DIGITAL AUDIO OUT(OPTICAL) 5. S-VIDEO OUT Connects to an amplifier having a digital optical Connects the input of external equipment using an audio input jack.
  • Page 17: Tour Of The Remote Control

    00838A-D-R255-SG_02~18 6/10/05 3:46 PM Page 17 Tour of the Remote Control 9. Reverse/Forward SKIP Buttons Press to skip a disc backwards or forwards. These buttons also function as STEP buttons. Each press will play one-frame forward or reverse (See page 55). 10.
  • Page 18: Connecting & Setting Up

    00838A-D-R255-SG_02~18 6/10/05 3:46 PM Page 18 Quick Overview Connecting A Quick Overview presented in this guide will give you enough information to start using the recorder. & Setting Up Connecting the DVD-Recoder This section involves various methods of connecting the DVD Recorder to other external †...
  • Page 19: Connecting The Dvd-Recorder

    00838A-D-R255-SG_19~42 6/10/05 3:47 PM Page 19 Connecting the DVD- Additional connections Recorder You can connect your DVD Recorder to the television You can connect your DVD Recorder to a satellite or using the SCART cable if the appropriate input is digital tuner.
  • Page 20: Antenna + Dvd Recorder + External Decoder Box + Tv

    00838A-D-R255-SG_19~42 6/10/05 3:47 PM Page 20 Antenna + DVD Recorder + Other type of connecting external decoder box + TV the Video output cable There are several ways to output video signal not using If you connect external decoder box to DVD recorder, scart cables.
  • Page 21: Case 1 : Connecting To A Video (Composite)

    00838A-D-R255-SG_19~42 6/10/05 3:47 PM Page 21 Case 1 : Connecting to a Video Case 2 : Connecting to an (Composite) output jack S-Video output jack 1. Connect a video(yellow) cable between the VIDEO 1. Connect an S-Video cable (not supplied) between the (yellow) OUT jack on DVD Recorder and VIDEO S-VIDEO OUT jack on DVD Recorder and S-VIDEO (yellow) INPUT jack on your TV.
  • Page 22: Case 3 : Connecting To Component Video Output Jacks

    00838A-D-R255-SG_19~42 6/10/05 3:47 PM Page 22 Case 3 : Connecting to Other type of connecting Component Video output jacks the Audio output cable 1. Connect Component video cables(not supplied) between the COMPONENT OUT(Y,P ) jacks on DVD Recorder and COMPONENT IN(Y,P ) jacks on your TV.
  • Page 23: Output Jacks

    00838A-D-R255-SG_19~42 6/10/05 3:47 PM Page 23 Case 2 : Connecting to a stereo Case 3: Connecting to an AV amplifier with AV output jacks amplifier with a digital output jack If your stereo amplifier only has AUDIO INPUT jacks(L and R), use the AUDIO OUT jacks. If your AV amplifier has a Dolby Digital, MPEG2 or DTS decoder and a digital input jack, use this connection.
  • Page 24: Connecting To Av3 In, Dv Input Jack

    00838A-D-R255-SG_19~42 6/10/05 3:47 PM Page 24 Case 2 : Connecting a Connecting to AV3 IN, DV Camcorder to the DV IN jack input jack If your digital camcorder has a DV output jack, connect it to the DV input jack of your DVD Recorder. This allows you to connect your DVD Recorder to other external devices and view or record their outputs.
  • Page 25: System Setup

    00838A-D-R255-SG_19~42 6/10/05 3:47 PM Page 25 On-Screen Menu Navigation System Setup The on-screen menus allow you to enable or disable various functions on your DVD Recorder. Use the following buttons to open and navigate through the on-screen menus. No Disc DVD-RAM(VR) Timer Record Disc Navigation...
  • Page 26: Plug & Auto Setup

    00838A-D-R255-SG_19~42 6/10/05 3:47 PM Page 26 • Refer to following abbreviation table when selecting “Country”. Plug & Auto Setup A(Austria) NL(Netherlands) S(Sweden) PL(Poland) B(Belgium) I(Italy) CH(Swiss) CZ (Czech) DK(Denmark) N(Norway) TR(Turkey) Others FIN(Finland) P(Portugal) GR(Greece) D(Deutschland) E(Spain) HU(Hungary) Your DVD Recorder will automatically set itself up when •...
  • Page 27: Setting The Clock

    00838A-D-R255-SG_19~42 6/10/05 3:47 PM Page 27 Check the date and time. Press the …† buttons to select Setup, then press the OK or √ button. No Disc Setup Programme No Disc Setup Setup Time Date Auto Clock Programme System √ √ 12 : 00 01 / JAN / 2005 Clock Set...
  • Page 28: Presetting Channels With The Auto Setup Function

    00838A-D-R255-SG_19~42 6/10/05 3:47 PM Page 28 Press the …† buttons to select Auto Presetting Channels with Setup, then press the OK or √ button. The message “Your data will be lost.Press [OK] to the Auto Setup function continue, [MENU] to exit.” is displayed. No Disc Install This feature allows you to manually set the DVD...
  • Page 29: Presetting Channels With The Manual Setup Function

    00838A-D-R255-SG_19~42 6/16/05 1:59 PM Page 29 Press the …† buttons to select Manual Presetting Channels with Setup, then press the OK or √ button. the Manual Setup function No Disc Manual Setup Name Decoder System Edit - - - - - - - - / - √...
  • Page 30: Setting Up The Language Options

    00838A-D-R255-SG_19~42 6/10/05 3:47 PM Page 30 Press the …† buttons to select the desired Setting up the Language language option, then press the OK or √ button. Options Audio Language: For the audio sound. Subtitle Language: For the disc subtitles. Disc Menu Language: For the disc menu contained on the disc If you set the audio, subtitle, disc menu, on-screen...
  • Page 31: Ep Mode Time Setting

    00838A-D-R255-SG_19~42 6/10/05 3:47 PM Page 31 Press the …† buttons to select EP Mode EP Mode Time Setting Time, then press the OK or √ button. No Disc System Programme EP Mode Time : 6Hours 6 Hours √ √ Chapter Creator : Off 8 Hours √...
  • Page 32: Automatic Chapter Creation

    00838A-D-R255-SG_19~42 6/10/05 3:47 PM Page 32 Press the …† buttons to select On or Off, Automatic Chapter then press the OK or √ button. • Off: Select this option when you do not want Creation (Automatic Chapter Creation). • On: Select this option when you want (Automatic Chapter Creation).
  • Page 33: Setting Up The Front Display Options

    00838A-D-R255-SG_19~42 6/16/05 2:00 PM Page 33 Press the …† buttons to select Front Setting up the Front Display, then press the OK or √ button. Display Options No Disc System Programme EP Mode Time : 6Hours √ √ Chapter Creator : Off √...
  • Page 34: Setting Up Nicam Options

    00838A-D-R255-SG_19~42 6/10/05 3:47 PM Page 34 Press the …† buttons to select NICAM, Setting up NICAM Options then press the OK or √ button. No Disc System Programme EP Mode Time : 6Hours √ √ Chapter Creator : Off √ √ Setup Front Display : Bright...
  • Page 35: Setting Up The Audio Options

    00838A-D-R255-SG_19~42 6/10/05 3:47 PM Page 35 Setting up the Audio Press the …† buttons to select the desired item, then press the OK or √ button. Options Press the RETURN or œ button to return You can connect the DVD Recorder to an external amp to the previous menu.
  • Page 36: Setting Up Video Output Options

    00838A-D-R255-SG_19~42 6/10/05 3:47 PM Page 36 Press the …† buttons to select Video Setting up Video Output Output, then press the OK or √ button. Options No Disc Video Programme TV Aspect : 4:3 Letter Box √ √ 3D Noise Reduction : Off Setup √...
  • Page 37: Setting Up The Progressive Scan

    00838A-D-R255-SG_19~42 6/10/05 3:47 PM Page 37 Setting up the Progressive Canceling the Progressive scan scan If the TV supports Progressive Scan, press the P.SCAN button on the front of the DVD Recorder to With the unit in Stop mode, press the enjoy.
  • Page 38: Setting Up The Display(Video) Options

    00838A-D-R255-SG_19~42 6/10/05 3:47 PM Page 38 Press the RETURN or œ button to return Setting up the to the previous menu. Press the MENU NOTE Display(Video) Options button to exit the menu. Display(Video) Options This function allows you to setup the TV screen settings. This function depends on disc type.
  • Page 39: Setting Up The Parental Control

    00838A-D-R255-SG_19~42 6/10/05 3:47 PM Page 39 Press the OK or √ button to select Setting up the Parental Password. Control No Disc Parental Control Programme Password :Off √ √ Setup 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.
  • Page 40: About The Rating Level

    00838A-D-R255-SG_19~42 6/16/05 2:00 PM Page 40 About the Rating Level About the Change Password Press the …† buttons to select Rating Press the …† buttons to select Change Level. Password. No Disc Parental Control No Disc Parental Control Programme Password : On √...
  • Page 41: Recording

    This section shows various DVD recording This recorder can record on the following discs. methods. DVD-RAM DVD-RW DVD-R DVD-RWs and DVD-RAMs are rewritable. DVD-Rs are non-rewritable Compatibility between Toshiba and Other Company’s Recorder Disc Types Recording Recording Finalising Additional Recording in format Device...
  • Page 42: Recording Formats

    00838A-D-R255-SG_19~42 6/10/05 3:47 PM Page 42 Recording Formats Mode Characteristic Recording Times Data Rates Since available functions differ depending on the disc Select when the Approx. 1 hour type, select a disc that best fits your preferences; (high quality mode) video quality is When you insert an unused disc, the following message about 8 Mbps appears...
  • Page 43: About Display Key

    00838A-D-R255-SG_43~51 6/10/05 3:48 PM Page 43 About DISPLAY Key Recording the current TV programme you are watching Before you start The DISPLAY function allows you to view the current status and progress of playback and recording. Check that the disc has enough available space for the Depending on the disc type and status, the displayed recording.
  • Page 44 00838A-D-R255-SG_43~51 6/10/05 3:48 PM Page 44 To stop recording Press the PROG ( / ) or number ~ ) buttons to select the current Press the STOP ( ) button to stop or finish a programme you want to record. recording in progress.
  • Page 45: Recording From External Equipment You Are

    00838A-D-R255-SG_43~51 6/10/05 3:48 PM Page 45 Press the REC button. Recording from external equipment you are watching To pause recording Press the button to pause a recording in progress. Press the button again to resume recording. PROG You can switch channels by pressing the ( / ) Before you start buttons while recording pauses.
  • Page 46: Copying From A Camcorder

    00838A-D-R255-SG_43~51 6/10/05 3:48 PM Page 46 Select the Play icon on the upper part of the Copying from a screen to playback the camcorder and find the starting position to copy. Camcorder You can press the PLAY button of the remote control to play the camcorder.
  • Page 47: Making A One Touch Recording (Otr)

    00838A-D-R255-SG_43~51 6/10/05 3:48 PM Page 47 To view the current status of the disc and progress Making a One Touch of recording : Press the DISPLAY button, and information about the disc will appear. Recording (OTR) DVD-RAM(VR) Disc Info Disc Name Total Title Total Playlist Recordable Time 02:12 SP...
  • Page 48: Making A Timer Recording

    00838A-D-R255-SG_43~51 6/10/05 3:48 PM Page 48 • Source : The video input source (“AV1”, “AV2”, Making a Timer Recording “AV3”) or the broadcasting channel you want to make a timer recording from. • Date : Timer Recording allows setting the recording time within one month period.
  • Page 49: Flexible Recording (For Timer Recording Only)

    00838A-D-R255-SG_43~51 6/10/05 3:48 PM Page 49 Press the OK button. Editing the Scheduled will appear on the front panel. It means that a timer recording is registered. Record List If the timer settings overlap The programmes are recorded in order of priority. If timer recording is set for the first programme and then again for the second programme and both programmes overlap, the following message...
  • Page 50: Deleting The Scheduled Record List

    00838A-D-R255-SG_43~51 6/10/05 3:48 PM Page 50 Press the …† buttons to select Edit, then Press the RETURN button to close the press the OK or √ button. Timer Recording screen. The Timer Record Input item is displayed. Edit the items you want to modify. DVD-RAM(VR) Scheduled Record List Recordable Time 02:12 SP...
  • Page 51: Recording The Standard Timer List

    00838A-D-R255-SG_43~51 6/10/05 3:48 PM Page 51 Recording the Standard Timer List When the start time in the Scheduled record list reaches while the set is in power off, the set will be powered on and start the recording automatically. When the scheduled recording is operating, the programme being recorded will not display on TV.
  • Page 52: Playback

    00838A-D-R255-SG_52~70 6/10/05 3:49 PM Page 52 Before Playing Playback Read the following information before playing a disc. Region code (DVD-Video only) Both the DVD recorder and the discs are coded by region. These regional codes must This section introduces basic functions of playback match in order for the disc to play.
  • Page 53: Playing A Disc

    00838A-D-R255-SG_52~70 6/10/05 3:49 PM Page 53 Place a disc gently into the tray with the This DVD recorder can only operate with disc’s label facing up. discs that are compatible with DVD-RAM NOTE Standard Version 2.0. Playback and/or recording may not work Press the OPEN/CLOSE button to close for some types of discs, or when specific the disc tray.
  • Page 54: Using The Disc Menu & Top Menu

    00838A-D-R255-SG_52~70 6/10/05 3:49 PM Page 54 Using the Disc Menu & Top Menu Using the Search Functions Some discs contain a dedicated menu system that allow you to select special functions for the title, such as chapters, audio tracks, subtitles, film previews, information on characters, etc.
  • Page 55: Slow Motion Play

    00838A-D-R255-SG_52~70 6/10/05 3:49 PM Page 55 About QUICK Skipping Chapters or Tracks During play, you can search quickly through a chapter or track. During play, press the SKIP ( button on the remote control. If you press the ❙œœ button, it moves to the beginning of the chapter or track or The QUICK function allows you to easily search for a marker(DVD-RAM, DVD-RW(VR mode)).
  • Page 56: Using The Repeat Function

    00838A-D-R255-SG_52~70 6/10/05 3:49 PM Page 56 If you want to move to a desired time to Using the Repeat Function help you find a scene. Press the QUICK button during playback. DVD-VIDEO Title 1/10 Chapter 1/40 Time 00:01:45 Subtitle Audio D 5.1CH Repeat Angle...
  • Page 57 00838A-D-R255-SG_52~70 6/10/05 3:49 PM Page 57 Press the REPEAT button repeatedly to select Track or Disc you want to play Using the QUICK button Using the QUICK button repeatedly. Music Press the QUICK button during playback. Repeat : Track Play Option : Normal 01.
  • Page 58: Selecting The Subtitle

    00838A-D-R255-SG_52~70 6/10/05 3:49 PM Page 58 Selecting the Subtitle Playing a Certain section Repeatedly(A-B Repeat Playback) Subtitle languages may not work depending on the disc type. This is only available during playback. (VR mode) Using the SUBTITLE button Using the SUBTITLE button Using the QUICK button Using the QUICK button Press the SUBTITLE button during...
  • Page 59: Selecting The Audio Language

    00838A-D-R255-SG_52~70 6/10/05 3:49 PM Page 59 Selecting the Audio language Changing the Camera Angle Audio languages may not work depending on the disc When a DVD-VIDEO contains multiple angles of a type. This is only available during playback. particular scene, you can select the Angle function. This is only available during playback.
  • Page 60: Zooming-In

    00838A-D-R255-SG_52~70 6/10/05 3:49 PM Page 60 Zooming-In Using Bookmarks This feature lets you bookmark sections of a DVD-VIDEO or DVD-R/-RW(V mode), so you can quickly find them. Press the QUICK button during playback or pause. (V mode) DVD-VIDEO Press the MARKER button during Title 1/10 playback.
  • Page 61: Using Markers

    00838A-D-R255-SG_52~70 6/10/05 3:49 PM Page 61 Using Markers Playing back a bookmark Press the MARKER button during (VR mode) playback. Press the MARKER button during playback. Press the œ √ buttons to select a bookmarked scene. Marker Bookmark RETURN MOVE PLAY CANCEL RETURN...
  • Page 62: Playing An Audio Cd/Mp3

    00838A-D-R255-SG_52~70 6/10/05 3:49 PM Page 62 Playing back a Marker Playing an Audio CD/MP3 Press the MARKER button during playback. Playing an Audio CD (CD-DA)/MP3 Press the œ √ buttons to select a Each disc has a variety of menu functions available. bookmarked scene.
  • Page 63 00838A-D-R255-SG_52~70 6/16/05 2:00 PM Page 63 Buttons on the Remote Control used for Audio CD(CD-DA) playback Playing a MP3 Disc Insert an MP3 Disc into the disc tray. Disc Navigation Disc Navigation DivX √ √ Photo √ √ Programme Music √...
  • Page 64 00838A-D-R255-SG_52~70 6/10/05 3:49 PM Page 64 Buttons on the Remote Control used for MP3 playback MP3 Screen Elements Music Repeat : Off Play Option : Normal Straight from the heart 00 :22 ROOT Bryan Adams Bryan Adams_2 Straight from the heart ROOT Run to you 03/06...
  • Page 65 00838A-D-R255-SG_52~70 6/10/05 3:49 PM Page 65 Play Option Mode To Programme Tracks The Play Option can be used with an audio CD or MP3 You can register a maximum of 30 tracks in the playlist. in the Play or Stop mode. Press the QUICK button during playback.
  • Page 66: Playing A Picture

    00838A-D-R255-SG_52~70 6/16/05 2:01 PM Page 66 -1 If your press the PLAY( ) button, the Playing a Picture Slide show screen will appear. Press the œ √ buttons to set the slide show speed, then press the OK button. Slide Show Speed DSC01189 Insert a JPEG into the disc tray.
  • Page 67: Playing Divx ® Mpeg4 Files

    00838A-D-R255-SG_52~70 6/16/05 2:01 PM Page 67 DivX or MPEG4 Function Description Playing DivX MPEG4 files ® Function Description Skip During play, press the button, it moves forward or backward 5 minutes. During play, press the SEARCH ( ) button Search and press again to search at a faster speed.
  • Page 68: Playing The Title List

    00838A-D-R255-SG_52~70 6/10/05 3:49 PM Page 68 Press the …† buttons to select Disc Playing the Title List Navigation, then press the OK or √ button twice. The Title List screen is displayed. DVD-RAM(VR) Title List No. Title Length Edit 01 19/APR/2005 1 00:00:21 √...
  • Page 69: Title List Screen Elements

    00838A-D-R255-SG_52~70 6/10/05 3:49 PM Page 69 Press the DISPLAY button once again. Then you can Title List Screen Elements check the information about the title under playback. DVD-RAM(VR) Playing Info Name 01/JAN/2005 12:00 PR Title 1/15 Created Time 01/JAN/2005 12:00 DVD-RAM(VR) DVD-RAM(VR) Title List...
  • Page 70: Editing

    00838A-D-R255-SG_52~70 6/10/05 3:49 PM Page 70 Editing This section introduces basic functions of DVD editing and explains both edit functions for the recording on a disc and edit functions for the entire disc. Title List A title is a section of recorded video and audio. Title List shows a list to help you select a title.
  • Page 71: Basic Editing (Title List)

    00838A-D-R255-SG_71~87 6/10/05 3:50 PM Page 71 Press the …† œ √ buttons to select the Basic Editing (Title List) desired characters, then press the OK button. DVD-RAM(VR) Rename Sports(A1) Renaming(Labeling) a Title Follow these instructions to rename a title list entry, i.e., to edit the title of a recorded programme.
  • Page 72: Locking(Protecting) A Title

    00838A-D-R255-SG_71~87 6/10/05 3:50 PM Page 72 Locking(Protecting) a Title Press the œ √ buttons to select On, then press the OK button. The key icon on the Follow these instructions to lock an entry to protect it information window for the selected entry from accidental deletion.
  • Page 73: Deleting A Section Of A Title

    00838A-D-R255-SG_71~87 6/10/05 3:50 PM Page 73 Press the …† buttons to select Delete, Deleting a Section of a Title then press the OK or √ button. Follow these instructions to delete a section of a Title List entry. DVD-RAM(VR) Title List (VR mode) No.
  • Page 74 00838A-D-R255-SG_71~87 6/10/05 3:51 PM Page 74 Press the OK button at the starting point. Press the OK button at the Delete. The image and starting point time are displayed in the section deletion starting point window. DVD-RAM(VR) Edit Title List Title List No.
  • Page 75: Advanced Editing (Playlist)

    00838A-D-R255-SG_71~87 6/10/05 3:51 PM Page 75 Press the OK button at the end point. Advanced Editing DVD-RAM(VR) Make Scene (Playlist) Scene No. 001 Start Start 00:00:10 Title List: 1/6 00:10:00 Make Creating a Playlist New Playlist Return 19/APR/04 12:00 00:10:00 Follow these instructions to create a new playlist entry MOVE RETURN...
  • Page 76: Playing Entries In The Playlist

    00838A-D-R255-SG_71~87 6/10/05 3:51 PM Page 76 Playing Entries in the Playlist Press the …† buttons to select Play, then select the OK button. Follow these instructions to play the playlist entries. The playlist entries will be played. DVD-RAM(VR) Edit Playlist (VR mode) No.
  • Page 77: Renaming A Playlist Entry

    00838A-D-R255-SG_71~87 6/10/05 3:51 PM Page 77 Renaming a Playlist Entry Enter the desired characters using the …† œ √ buttons. Follow these instructions to rename a playlist entry, i.e. to edit the title of a playlist entry. DVD-RAM(VR) Rename Dolphin (VR mode) With the unit in Stop mode, press the PLAY LIST button.
  • Page 78: Editing A Scene For The Playlist

    00838A-D-R255-SG_71~87 6/10/05 3:51 PM Page 78 Editing a Scene for the Playlist Playing a Selected Scene Follow these instructions to edit scenes for a playlist. Press the …† œ √ buttons to select the scene you want to play, then press the OK (VR mode) button.
  • Page 79 00838A-D-R255-SG_71~87 6/10/05 3:51 PM Page 79 Press the OK button at the end point of the Modifying a Scene (Replacing a Scene) scene. To setup, follow steps 1 to 3 in page 78. DVD-RAM(VR) Modify Scene Scene No. 002 Start Press the …†...
  • Page 80 00838A-D-R255-SG_71~87 6/10/05 3:51 PM Page 80 Moving a Scene (Changing the Position of a Scene) You cannot move the selected scene to the position of the next scene, because the NOTE selected scene should be inserted before that position, which requires no action. To setup, follow steps 1 to 3 in page 78.
  • Page 81: Copying A Playlist Entry To The Playlist

    00838A-D-R255-SG_71~87 6/10/05 3:51 PM Page 81 Press the OK button at the end point of the Copying a Playlist Entry to the scene. Playlist DVD-RAM(VR) Add Scene Scene No. 004 Start Using the PLA LIST button Using the PLA LIST button Start 00:00:15 00:00:35...
  • Page 82: Deleting A Playlist Entry From The Playlist

    00838A-D-R255-SG_71~87 6/10/05 3:51 PM Page 82 Press the …† buttons to select Delete, You can create up to 999 scenes on one then press the OK button. disc. In some cases, this may be different NOTE from the actual numbers. Press the MENU button after the DVD-RAM(VR) Edit Playlist...
  • Page 83: Disc Manager

    00838A-D-R255-SG_71~87 6/10/05 3:51 PM Page 83 Enter the desired characters press the …† Disc Manager œ √ buttons. DVD-RAM(VR) Rename Disc Editing the Disc Name Follow these instructions to give a name to a disc. MOVE RETURN EXIT This function is the same as the Rename function in renaming the title list.
  • Page 84: Disc Protection

    00838A-D-R255-SG_71~87 6/10/05 3:51 PM Page 84 Disc Protection Formatting a Disc Disc Protection allows you to protect your discs from Use these instructions to format a disc. being formatted or deleted due to unintended The disc protect should also be cleared. operations.
  • Page 85: Delete All Title Lists

    00838A-D-R255-SG_71~87 6/10/05 3:51 PM Page 85 Press the …† buttons to select Disc DVD-RW Manager, then press the OK or √ button. You will be prompted with the confirmation message ‘Choose the recording format for DVD- RW.’ DVD-RAM(VR) Disc Manager Disc Name Disc Navigation √...
  • Page 86: Finalising A Disc

    00838A-D-R255-SG_71~87 6/10/05 3:51 PM Page 86 Finalising a disc You will be prompted with the message 'Do you want to finalise disc?'. After you record titles onto a DVD-RW/DVD-R disc with your DVD recorder, it needs to be finalised before it can be played back on external devices.
  • Page 87: Unfinalising A Disc (V/Vr Mode)

    00838A-D-R255-SG_71~87 6/10/05 3:51 PM Page 87 Unfinalising a disc (V/VR mode) Press the œ √ buttons to select Yes, then press the OK button. The disc is unfinalised. With the unit in Stop mode, press the MENU button. A DVD-RW can be finalised or unfinalised in Video mode.
  • Page 88: Additional Information

    6/10/05 3:52 PM Page 88 Troubleshooting Additional If your product malfunctions, go through the check- points below before contacting a Toshiba authorised Information service centre. Power The input is displayed for a while when the power is turned on. The DVD recorder requires some time...
  • Page 89 00838A-D-R255-SG_88~92 6/10/05 3:52 PM Page 89 Playback The angle operation does not work while playing a DVD disc. Cannot play the disc. The angle operation is available only Checkpoint 1 when the disc contains images Check whether the disc is inserted Checkpoint 1 captured from different angles.
  • Page 90: Timer Recording

    00838A-D-R255-SG_88~92 6/10/05 3:52 PM Page 90 Video Timer Recording The disc revolves, but no image or bad quality Timer lamp flickers. images are displayed. Check there is enough space in the Checkpoint 1 Be sure that the Video Setting is Checkpoint 1 disc for recording.
  • Page 91: Remote Control

    Allow for proper distance. Remove obstacles between your DVD recorder If the problem still persists, contact a Checkpoint 3 and the remote control. nearby Toshiba service centre. Check whether the batteries are empty. Checkpoint 2 Check for the TV/DVD selection button. Checkpoint 3 Other I forget my password for parental supervision.
  • Page 92: Specifications

    00838A-D-R255-SG_88~92 6/10/05 3:52 PM Page 92 Specifications Power requirements AC 220-240V, 50Hz Power consumption 35 Watts Weight 2,9Kg General Dimensions 428mm(W) x 254mm(D) x 58mm(H) Operating temp. +5°C to +35°C Other conditions Keep level when operating. Less than 75% operating humidity Composite Video : 1,0 V p-p at 75Ω...
  • Page 93 00838A-D-R255-SG_Cover 6/10/05 3:44 PM Page 1 Printed in Slovakia AK68-00838A-00...