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DVD VIDEO RECORDER

DR-M100S
STANDBY/ON
RAM/RW
INSTRUCTIONS
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PUSH-OPEN
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For Customer Use:
Enter below the Model No. and
Serial No. which are located on the
rear of cabinet. Retain this
information for future reference.
Model No.
Serial No.
LPT1013-001B
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  • Page 1: Dvd Video Recorder

    DVD VIDEO RECORDER DR-M100S STANDBY/ON INSTRUCTIONS RAM/RW PUSH-OPEN For Customer Use: Enter below the Model No. and Serial No. which are located on the rear of cabinet. Retain this information for future reference. Model No. Serial No. LPT1013-001B...
  • Page 2: Safety First

    SAFETY FIRST Dear Customer, Thank you for purchasing the JVC DVD video recorder. Before use, please read the safety information and precautions to ensure safe use of your new unit. Cautions The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilateral triangle, is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous...
  • Page 3 IMPORTANT PRODUCT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Electrical energy can perform many useful functions. But improper use can result in potential electrical shock or fire hazards. This product has been engineered and manufactured to assure your personal safety. In order not to defeat the built-in safeguards, observe the following basic rules for its installation, use and servicing.
  • Page 4 SAFETY FIRST 1. Accessories To avoid personal injury: ● Do not place this product on an unstable cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table. It may fall, causing serious injury to a child or adult, and serious damage to the product. ●...
  • Page 5 DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY: JVC shall not be liable for any loss relating to the unit’s failure to properly record, store or playback any content (video, audio or is a trademark of Echostar otherwise) for any reason whatsoever.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS SAFETY FIRST DISC INFORMATION About Discs ...7 INDEX INSTALLING YOUR NEW UNIT Basic Connection ...16 INITIAL SETTINGS Plug & Play Set ...17 Language ...18 Clock Set...19 Tuner Set ...20 Monitor Set...21 BASIC OPERATIONS ON DVD DECK Basic Playback...22 Playback Features ...23 Live Memory Playback ...27 Using The On-screen Bar ...30 Basic Recording ...34...
  • Page 7: Disc Information

    ● Recording and playback may not be performed depending on the characteristics and condition of the disc used, leading to unsatisfactory results. Using discs manufactured by JVC is recommended since they have been tested to be compatible with this unit.
  • Page 8 DISC INFORMATION Discs For Playback Only You can use discs with the following logos for playback only. DVD VIDEO Video CD/Super Video CD (example of region code indications) Audio CD CD-DA files CD-RW CD-DA/JPEG/ MP3 files ● Playback may not be performed depending on the characteristics and condition of the disc used.
  • Page 9 Recording Medium And Format DVD-RAM ● Recording and erasing can be performed as many times as possible on a disc. ● Editing can be performed after recording, such as deleting unwanted parts. ● While recording, it is possible not only to start playback of a program currently being recorded, but also to watch another program previously recorded.
  • Page 10 DISC INFORMATION DVD VIDEO Marks Sometimes marks are printed on a DVD disc and/or on its packaging to indicate information regarding the contents and functions of the disc. Check the marks indicating the contents and functions of the disc. Note, however, that in some cases a disc may not include a mark even for a function it supports.
  • Page 11 Care And Handling Of Discs How to handle discs When handling a disc, do not touch the surface of the disc. Since discs are made of plastic, they are easily damaged. If a disc gets dirty, dusty, scratched or warped, the images and sound will not be picked up correctly, and such a disc may cause the unit to malfunction.
  • Page 12: Index

    INDEX Front View STANDBY/ON A Standby/On Button (STANDBY/ON A) B Infrared Beam Receiving Window C Disc tray D Eject Button (M) E Record Button (R) F Stop Button (o) G Play Button (I) Rear View A Antenna Input Connector [ANTENNA IN] B Component Video Output Connectors [COMPONENT VIDEO OUT (Y/P C Video Output Connector [VIDEO OUTPUT]...
  • Page 13 Front Display Panel LPCM XP SP LP EP -RAM A Disc Type Indicator When a disc is loaded, the type of the disc is indicated. Disc Status Indicator When a disc is running, the disc marks rotate. During High-Speed Search: Rotate faster than normal playback.
  • Page 14 R Subtitle Button (SUBTITLE) A pg. 25 S DVD STANDBY/ON Button (DVD A) A pg. 40 T TV STANDBY/ON Button (TV A) For turning on/off the power of a JVC TV. U TV Volume Buttons (TV VOL) For adjusting the volume of a JVC TV.
  • Page 15 On-Screen Display When ON SCREEN on the remote control is pressed, various operational indicators appear on the TV screen. To clear the operational indicators, press ON SCREEN twice. When playing back a recorded title DVD-VIDEO LPCM 2ch TITLE1 A Disc type B Audio mode C Current status (playback) D Playback title number...
  • Page 16: Installing Your New Unit

    INSTALLING YOUR NEW UNIT Basic Connection Coaxial cable Matching transformer (not supplied) [ANTENNA IN] [ANTENNA To [VIDEO/ OUT] AUDIO OUTPUT] [COMPONENT VIDEO OUT (Y/ Video/Audio Component cable (supplied) video cable (not supplied) RF cable (supplied) To 75 ohm terminal It’s essential that your unit be properly connected. ATTENTION: Connect the AC plug only after all connections to the TV has been completed.
  • Page 17: Initial Settings

    Plug & Play Set Auto Clock Set/Auto Tuner Set This unit sets the clock and tuner channels automatically when AC power cord is first connected to an AC outlet. The antenna cable must be connected for the Plug & Play setting. The time and date are set automatically by the clock setting data transmitted from one of the regular TV broadcast channels.
  • Page 18: Language

    INITIAL SETTINGS Language ● Turn on the unit. ● Turn on the TV and select an input mode such as EXT1. On-screen Language Set This unit offers you the choice to view on-screen messages in 3 different languages. Press SET UP to access the Main Menu screen.
  • Page 19: Clock Set

    Clock Set Perform clock setting only if the clock has not been set correctly by the Plug & Play setting. ● Turn on the unit. ● Turn on the TV and select an input mode such as EXT1. Semiauto Clock Set You can change the host channel/D.S.T.
  • Page 20: Tuner Set

    INITIAL SETTINGS Tuner Set ● Turn on the unit. ● Turn on the TV and select an input mode such as EXT1. NOTE: The unit selects the correct band (TV or CATV) automatically during Auto Channel Set. The selected band will be displayed on the right side of ABANDB on the Tuner Set screen.
  • Page 21: Monitor Set

    Monitor Set You can select the monitor type depending on the TV used when you play back DVD VIDEO discs recorded for wide-screen TVs. ● Turn on the unit. ● Turn on the TV and select an input mode such as EXT1. Selection Keys ( ENTER SET UP...
  • Page 22: Basic Operations On Dvd Deck

    BASIC OPERATIONS ON DVD DECK Basic Playback ● Turn on the unit. ● Turn on the TV and select an input mode such as EXT1. RAM/RW ATTENTION: ● It takes approximately 30 seconds to read a disc depending on the type and condition of the disc since this unit is multi-disc compatible (DVD-RAM, DVD-RW, DVD-R).
  • Page 23: Playback Features

    Playback Features ● Turn on the unit. ● Turn on the TV and select an input mode such as EXT1. TOP MENU MENU SLOW – Locating A Desired Scene Using The DVD Menu DVD VIDEO discs may have top menu and disc menu. Top menu DVD discs generally have their own menus which show the disc contents.
  • Page 24 BASIC OPERATIONS ON DVD DECK TOP MENU MENU SLOW – REMAIN SUBTITLE Slow Motion Press W to pause during playback. Press SLOW – (O), then press SLOW + (N). ● Each press of SLOW – (O) or SLOW + (N) increases the slow motion speed for each direction.
  • Page 25 Marking Positions To Play Back Again Later It is possible to mark positions (up to 999 points) where you want to play back once again later, and start playback from a marked position. To mark positions: During playback, press MARK at positions you want to mark.
  • Page 26 BASIC OPERATIONS ON DVD DECK TOP MENU MENU AUDIO Audio Channel Selection When watching bilingual programs or playing discs on which you recorded bilingual or stereo programs, you can choose the desired audio channel. ● When ASUPERIMPOSEB is set to AAUTOB, you can confirm on the TV screen the audio channel you have chosen.
  • Page 27: Live Memory Playback

    Live Memory Playback You can watch a recorded portion of a program even before recording ends (Live Memory Playback), or watch other programs (Simultaneous Recording and Playback) while continuing to record onto the DVD-RAM disc. (Recording screen) To stop recording, press Recording stops...
  • Page 28 BASIC OPERATIONS ON DVD DECK ● Turn on the unit. ● Turn on the TV and select an input mode such as EXT1. NAVIGATION FGD E Selection Keys ( ENTER ON SCREEN Live Memory Playback status can be checked by ON SCREEN pressing superimpose display.
  • Page 29 Buttons To Be Used During Live Memory Playback A NAVIGATION Displays Library Database Navigation menu. You can choose a title to play back. Pressing during pause mode reverses the still picture frame by frame. Pressing during pause mode advances the still picture frame by frame.
  • Page 30: Using The On-Screen Bar

    BASIC OPERATIONS ON DVD DECK Using The On-screen Bar The on-screen bar allows you to control various playback functions. Some of the functions operated on Navigation Menu can be controlled on the On-screen bar. Be sure to clear Library Database Navigation screen by pressing NAVIGATION.
  • Page 31 DVD-RAM/RW/R Repeat playback is not performed. ALL REPEAT The whole disc is played back repeatedly. TITLE REPEAT The current title is played back repeatedly. DVD VIDEO Repeat playback is not performed. TITLE REPEAT The current title is played back repeatedly. CHAPTER REPEAT The current chapter is played back repeatedly.
  • Page 32 BASIC OPERATIONS ON DVD DECK CANCEL ENTER ON SCREEN Time Search You can play back a disc from the desired point by specifying the elapsed playing time from the beginning of a program (DVD-RAM, DVD-R, DVD-RW and DVD VIDEO) or a disc (Video CD/SVCD and Audio CD).
  • Page 33 VIDEO Suitable for playing back a video source disc. The outlines on the played back pictures will be soft. To clear the on-screen bar Press ON SCREEN. Program Playback You can program up to 30 tracks (Video CD/SVCD or Audio CD) to play back in the desired order.
  • Page 34: Basic Recording

    BASIC OPERATIONS ON DVD DECK Basic Recording ● Turn on the unit. ● Turn on the TV and select an input mode such as EXT1. ATTENTION: It is not possible to record programs on a DVD-R/RW disc which has already been finalized. RAM/RW Load a recordable disc.
  • Page 35: Recording Features

    Recording Features ● Turn on the unit. ● Turn on the TV and select an input mode such as EXT1. RAM/RW DISPLAY REMAIN Instant Timer Recording (ITR) It is possible to set the recording time during recording. Upon completing recording, the unit stops and shut off automatically. Press R on the unit to start RetroActive Recording.
  • Page 36 BASIC OPERATIONS ON DVD DECK Free Rate Function To record the entire program, the unit automatically sets the appropriate recording mode depending on the combination of the total time of the program to be recorded and either the remaining disc space or the specified recording time (from 60 minutes to 480 minutes when using 4.7 GB blank media disc).
  • Page 37: Timer Recording

    VCR Plus+ Timer Programming You can program this unit to timer record as many as 8 programs. With the VCR Plus+ system, timer programming is greatly simplified because each TV program has a corresponding code number which your unit is able to recognize. You can use the remote control to enter the PlusCode number.
  • Page 38: Manual Timer Programming

    TIMER RECORDING Manual Timer Programming You can program this unit to timer record as many as 8 programs up to 30 days in advance. If you do not know the PlusCode number for the program you wish to record, use the following procedure to set your unit to timer record the program.
  • Page 39: On-Disc Timer Programming

    On-Disc Timer Programming On-Disc Timer Programming is a function used with discs that are especially intended for a specific program. The disc is then programmed for a program you always watch every day or every week. Since older programs are automatically overwritten, a single disc can be used without worrying about how much recording capacity remains.
  • Page 40 TIMER RECORDING To Timer Record The Program With The Programmed Disc Load a programmed disc. Press DVD A to turn off the power. ● appears on the front display panel, and the unit enters into timer standby mode. ● To disengage the timer mode, press DVD A again. NOTES: ●...
  • Page 41: Check, Cancel And Change Programs

    Check, Cancel And Change Programs CANCEL PROG Disengage the timer mode. ● When lights up on the front display panel, press DVD When j lights up on the front display panel, press TIMERj, ● and press DVD A after j lights off. ●...
  • Page 42: Automatic Satellite Program Recording

    TIMER RECORDING Automatic Satellite Program Recording This function allows you to automatically record a satellite program which is timer programmed on your external DBS receiver. Connect a DBS receiver to the unit’s [S-VIDEO/VIDEO/AUDIO INPUT L-1] connectors and program the timer on the DBS receiver.
  • Page 43: Navigation

    Library Database Navigation The Library Database Navigation enables you to search and select the desired titles recorded very easily. You can record up to 99 titles on a disc. Each time a title is recorded, the information of the title is registered for the Library Database Navigation automatically.
  • Page 44: Basic Operation Of Original Information

    NAVIGATION Basic Operation Of Original Information You can scan the beginning of the title easily and play back with the Library Database Navigation. ● Turn on the TV and select an input mode such as EXT1. ● Load a DVD disc to play back. Play Back Title Press NAVIGATION to display the Library Database Navigation screen.
  • Page 45 Delete Unwanted Part Of The Title (DVD-RAM & DVD-RW (VR mode) only) You can delete unwanted part of a title. Press NAVIGATION to ORIGINAL display the Library 0001 Database Navigation screen. Press selection keys to DANCE select AORIGINALB, then DANCE CURNIV 28/07/03 MON 10:00 - 11:00 press ENTER.
  • Page 46: Edit Original Information

    NAVIGATION Edit Original Information ● Turn on the TV and select an input mode such as EXT1. ● Load a DVD disc to modify. ATTENTION: ● It is not possible to modify discs recorded on DVD units from other manufacturers. ●...
  • Page 47: Basic Operation Of Play List Information

    Basic Operation Of Play List Information Play List It is a collection of the scenes. A play list can be freely edited and played back without ever changing any original recording data. Using the random access of a disc (which allows video data to be instantly read no matter where it is on the disc), a play list includes information such as the timer counter for the playback start point and end point, indexes for checking the contents of recorded data,...
  • Page 48: Edit Play List Information

    NAVIGATION Edit Play List Information ● Turn on the TV and select an input mode such as EXT1. ● Load a DVD disc to modify. ATTENTION: It is not possible to modify discs recorded on DVD units from other manufacturers. Modify Index Press NAVIGATION to display the Library Database Navigation screen.
  • Page 49: Move Scenes

    Delete Scenes Press NAVIGATION to ORIGINAL display the Library 0001 Database Navigation screen. Press selection keys to DANCE select APLAY LISTB, then DANCE CURNIV 28/07/03 MON 10:00 - 11:00 press ENTER. MODIFY Press selection keys to select a play list from SELECT which you wish to to delete unwanted scenes, then press G.
  • Page 50 NAVIGATION Add scenes Press NAVIGATION to display the Library Database Navigation screen. Press selection keys to ORIGINAL select APLAY LISTB, then 0001 press ENTER. Press selection keys to select a play list to which DANCE you wish to add a scene, then press G.
  • Page 51: Edit Library Information

    It is not possible to register discs used for On-Disc Timer Programming. (A pg. 39) ● It is not possible to register discs formatted on devices other than JVC’s DVD recorders. ● It is not possible to register discs recorded on devices other than JVC’s DVD recorders.
  • Page 52: Playback With Mp3/Jpeg Navigation

    NAVIGATION Playback With MP3/JPEG Navigation This unit can play back discs that MP3 sound files and JPEG image files taken with digital still cameras or other devices are recorded. The MP3/JPEG Navigation enables you to search and select the desired files recorded on CD-R/RW or CD-ROM discs very easily. ●...
  • Page 53: Editing

    DV Dubbing You can dub programs from a camcorder or DV equipment connected to the unit with a DV cable. The unit’s remote control allows you the limited control of the connected camcorder or DV equipment functions during dubbing. NOTES: ●...
  • Page 54: Edit From A Camcorder

    EDITING Edit From A Camcorder You can use a camcorder as the source player and your unit as the recording deck. A If the camcorder has no S-VIDEO output connector: RAM/RW Recorder To [VIDEO/AUDIO (L(MONO)/R)] input Audio/video cable (not supplied) Player AUDIO/VIDEO OUT B If the camcorder has an S-VIDEO output connector:...
  • Page 55: Edit To Or From Another Recorder

    Edit To Or From Another Recorder You can use your unit as the source player or as the recording deck. NOTE: When using another recorder as the recording deck, refer to its instruction manual. A When using your unit as the source player TV receiver Player Audio/video...
  • Page 56: Digital Audio Dubbing

    EDITING Digital Audio Dubbing You can dub selected audio from a DVD or Audio CD disc to a digital audio device. However, it is not possible to dub copy-protected discs. ● Turn on the TV and select an input mode such as EXT1. Example: Dubbing to an MD Recorder Digital audio device (MD...
  • Page 57: Remote Control/System Connections

    Remote Control Functions Remote Control 1/2/3/4 Code Switching The remote control is capable of controlling four JVC video units independently. Each of the units can respond to one of the four codes (1, 2, 3 or 4). The remote control is preset to send code 3 signals because your unit is initially set to respond to code 3 signals.
  • Page 58: Subsidiary Settings

    SUBSIDIARY SETTINGS Mode Set ● Turn on the unit. ● Turn on the TV and select an input mode such as EXT1. Various modes of this unit are categorized into menus nested in 2 levels shown in the following table. To change the settings of these modes, find the desired mode in the menu, then follow the procedure below.
  • Page 59 VIDEO IN/OUT MONITOR TYPE 4:3LB / 4:3PS / 16:9AUTO / 16:9FIX For details, refer to “Monitor Set” (A pg. 21). FRONT AUX F-1 VIDEO / S-VIDEO Select the appropriate mode depending on the F-1 connector ([VIDEO] or [S-VIDEO]) being used on the front panel. VIDEO To use the [VIDEO] input connector.
  • Page 60: Scan Mode Set

    SUBSIDIARY SETTINGS OTHERS AUTO TIMER / ON This is the setting for engaging timer recording standby mode. Press j to engage timer recording standby mode. Timer recording standby mode is automatically engaged when the unit is turned off. RESUME OFF / / DISC RESUME When this function is set to “ON”...
  • Page 61: Tray Lock

    Tray Lock You can lock the disc tray to prohibit the unwanted disc ejection by children. RAM/RW To lock tray When the unit is turned off, while holding o, press M on the unit. “LOCK” appears on the front display panel and the disc tray is locked.
  • Page 62: Changing Vcr Plus+ Setting

    SUBSIDIARY SETTINGS Changing VCR Plus+ Setting The VCR Plus+ programming system assigns a VCR Plus+ guide channel number to the TV channels and the cable channels. These guide channel numbers are also called the VCR Plus+ channel codes. Most TV listings have a section, usually a chart, indicating the guide channel numbers assigned to each station.
  • Page 63: Format A Disc

    Format A Disc Some DVD-RAM/RW discs are unformatted. Format the disc when you use an unformatted disc or you want to delete all recordings and data on the disc. ATTENTION: ● When a disc is formatted, all recordings and data are erased. It is impossible to restore them.
  • Page 64: Finalize A Disc

    ● Although DVD-R/RW discs finalized on this unit become playable on DVD players compatible with DVD-R/RW discs, some discs still may not play, for which JVC cannot take responsibility. ● Marked points marked before finalizing will be deleted, and titles will be divided automatically into “chapters”...
  • Page 65: Troubleshooting

    The remote control of a JVC TV will not operate the unit. ● The setting of the remote control code is inappropriate. ] To operate the unit using a JVC TV remote control, set the remote control code of the unit to “1” (Default: “3”). (A pg. 57) TROUBLESHOOTING Playback Images do not appear on the TV screen.
  • Page 66 TROUBLESHOOTING Timer Recording Timer programming cannot be made. ● Date and time is not correct. ] Set date and time correctly. (A pg. 17, 19) ● Timer recording is in progress. ] Timer programming can’t be performed while a timer recording is in progress.
  • Page 67 On-screen Message DISC NOT REGISTERED IN THE LIBRARY REGISTER DISC? ● A disc that is not registered in the library has been inserted. Register the disc as necessary. (A pg. 51) INSERT DISC #XXXX ● Appears when a title that has been selected in the library is not contained in the loaded disc.
  • Page 68: Appendix

    APPENDIX Language Code List Afar Abkhazian Afrikaans Ameharic Arabic Assamese Aymara Azerbaijani Bashkir Byelorussian Bulgarian Bihari Bislama Bengali, Bangla Tibetan Breton Catalan Corsican Czech Welsh Bhutani Greek Esperanto Estonian Basque Persian Fiji Faroese Frisian Irish Scots Gaelic Galician Guarani Gujarati Hausa Hindi Croatian...
  • Page 69: Specifications

    GENERAL Power requirement AC 120 V H, 60 Hz Power consumption Power on: 30 W Power off: 2.7 W Temperature Operating: 5°C to 35°C (41°F to 95°F) Storage: -20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F) Operating position Horizontal only Dimensions (WxHxD) 435 mm x 70 mm x 300 mm (17-3/16"...
  • Page 70: List Of Terms

    LIST OF TERMS ... 31 A-B Repeat Playback ... 32 Adjusting The Picture Quality ... 25 Angle Selection Audio Language/Sound Selection ... 20 Auto Channel Set ... 17 Auto Clock ... 17 Auto Tuner Set Automatic Satellite Program Recording Check, Cancel And Change Programs ...
  • Page 71: Warranty (Only In U.s.a.)

    WARRANTY (Only in U.S.A.)
  • Page 72: For Servicing (Only In U.s.a.)

    FOR SERVICING (Only in U.S.A.) Printed in China US/UC © 2005 Victor Company of Japan, Limited 0205CSH-SW-SC...