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D-VHS DIGITAL RECORDER
HM-DH5U
POWER
EJECT
TIMER
HDMI
K
S–VIDEO ––––– MENU –––––
VIDEO (MONO)L–AUDIO–R
D–VHS
D–THEATER
F – 1
INSTRUCTIONS
STOP
CH
DOLBY–D
PCM
DTS
REW
PLAY
REC
AUDIO
HDMI
D–VHS
SPEED
REC
PAUSE
MONITOR
FF
i.LINK
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.
MTP
NTSC
LPT0943-001B

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  • Page 1 D-VHS DIGITAL RECORDER HM-DH5U POWER EJECT TIMER HDMI D–VHS D–THEATER F – 1 S–VIDEO ––––– MENU ––––– VIDEO (MONO)L–AUDIO–R INSTRUCTIONS STOP DOLBY–D PLAY AUDIO HDMI D–VHS SPEED PAUSE MONITOR i.LINK For Customer Use: NTSC Enter below the Model No. and Serial No.
  • Page 2 Dear Customer, Thank you for purchasing the JVC D-VHS video cassette recorder. Before use, please read the safety information and precautions contained in the following pages to ensure safe use of your new VCR. CAUTIONS CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK...
  • 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 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. • Use only with a cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table recommended by the manufacturer or sold with the product.
  • Page 5 A blank black or blue screen appears. • The picture is fuzzy. (VHS playback) Use a cleaning tape designed specifically for D-VHS video heads (JVC D-VHS video head cleaner DFC-2) to clean the video heads. • In order to avoid misoperation, set “NAVIGATION” to “OFF” (A page 52).
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    INDEX Front panel...7 Rear panel ...8 Front display panel ...9 On-screen display ... 10 Remote... 11 INSTALLING YOUR NEW VCR Connections... 12 Basic Connection... 13 Digital Set Top Box Connection ... 15 INITIAL SETTINGS Plug & Play Setting... 16 Auto Clock Set/Auto Tuner Set ... 16 Clock Setting ...
  • Page 7: Index

    INDEX Front panel POWER EJECT TIMER D–VHS HDMI D–THEATER VIDEO ( MONO ) L–AUDIO–R S–VIDEO ––––– MENU ––––– A [POWER] button : A page 28, 36 B [TIMER j] button : A page 41, 45, 46 C [D-VHS] LED : A page 35, 36 D [HDMI] LED : A page 12 E [D-THEATER] LED : A page 52 F Cassette loading slot...
  • Page 8: Rear Panel

    Rear panel K L M i.LINK IN/OUT HDMI OUT OPTICAL DV IN S400 D-THEATER PCM/STREAM REGION 1 DIGITAL AUDIO OUT A AC power cord : A page 13 B Cooling fan • This prevents the temperature from rising inside the VCR.
  • Page 9: Front Display Panel

    Front display panel A BC D - S - VHS A Progressive mode indicator : A page 14, 65 B Timer mode indicator : A page 41, 45 C Satellite Auto Recording indicator : A page 47 D Channel/auxiliary input ([L1],[L2],[F1],[I-1] etc.) Clock time Time counter : A page 29 Remaining time...
  • Page 10: On-screen Display

    On-screen display A Cassette indication B Cassette type indication : A page 35 C Index no. indication : A page 31 D VCR operation mode indication E Audio monitor indications : A page 30 F Clock time Time counter* Tape remaining time (When “REMAIN” appears)** To reset the time counter, press [C.RESET] on the Remote.
  • Page 11: Remote

    Remote REMOTE CODE TV/VCR A/B/C/D CABLE /DBS PROGRAM PROG.CHECK START STOP DATE . , ? SUBTITLE DAILY WEEKLY PQRS WXYZ C. RESET CANCEL PLAY STOP MENU NAVI How to use the Remote Before use, insert two AA size batteries into the Remote with the polarity (F and G) matched correctly as indicated on the battery compartment or on the lid.
  • Page 12: Installing Your New Vcr

    Connections To [i.LINK IN/OUT] Matching Transformer Back of VCR i.LINK IN/OUT HDMI OUT OPTICAL S-VIDEO DV IN S400 D-THEATER PCM/STREAM REGION 1 VIDEO DIGITAL AUDIO OUT AUDIO COMPONENT OUTPUT VIDEO OUT AC Outlet S-VIDEO VIDEO AUDIO OUTPUT NOTES: • HDMI will be automatically activated (HDMI-ON) when a HDMI connection has been made. To de-activate (HDMI-OFF), press [HDMI] on the front panel and the [HDMI] LED will turn off.
  • Page 13: Basic Connection

    Basic Connection Check contents Make sure the package contains all of the accessories listed in ‘SPECIFICATIONS’ (A page 89). Situate VCR Place the VCR on a stable, horizontal surface. Connect VCR to TV The following connections are required. A Disconnect the TV antenna from the TV. B Connect the TV antenna cable to the VCR’s [ANTENNA IN] terminal.
  • Page 14 HDMI Cable (not supplied) [COMPONENT [HDMI VIDEO OUT] OUT] i.LINK IN/OUT HDMI OUT OPTICAL DV IN S400 D-THEATER PCM/STREAM REGION 1 DIGITAL AUDIO OUT COMPONENT VIDEO OUT Back of VCR To [i.LINK IN/OUT] [AUDIO INPUT] i.LINK cable (not supplied) Audio Cable (not supplied) AC Outlet To Audio Output...
  • Page 15: Digital Set Top Box Connection

    Digital Set Top Box Connection If you are using a HD Ready TV, you can make use of this connection to connect to the VCR. First, check the contents and situate the VCR as instructed in steps A and B on page 13. Then go to the following steps.
  • Page 16: Initial Settings

    Plug & Play Setting Auto Clock Set/Auto Tuner Set ATTENTION: • If you use a cable box, Plug & Play will not function; set the clock and tuner channels separately. ( • It takes several minutes for the VCR to complete the Plug & Play setting.
  • Page 17: Clock Setting

    Clock Setting • Turn on the VCR and the TV, and select the AV mode on the TV. • Set the [VCR/TV/CABLE/DBS] selector on the Remote to [VCR]. CABLE /DBS Perform clock setting only if the clock has not been set correctly by the Plug &...
  • Page 18: Setting Clock Semiautomatically - Semiauto Clock Set

    Setting clock semiautomatically — Semiauto Clock Set You can change the host channel/D.S.T. /time zone setting manually. First follow steps A to B on page 17, then go to the following steps. Access Auto Clock Set screen Press [FG] to move FUNCTION SET UP the arrow to “AUTO CLOCK SET”, then...
  • Page 19: Setting Clock Manually - Manual Clock Set

    CABLE /DBS Setting clock manually — Manual Clock Set First follow steps A to B on page 17, then go to the following steps. Access Manual Clock Set screen Press [FG] to move the arrow to “MANUAL CLOCK SET”, then press [OK]. Set time Press [D E] until the desired time appears,...
  • Page 20: Tuner Setting

    Tuner Setting • Turn on the VCR and the TV, and select the AV mode on the TV. • Set the [VCR/TV/CABLE/DBS] selector on the Remote to [VCR]. CABLE /DBS Setting channels automatically — Auto Channel Set Use Auto Channel Set only if channels have not been set correctly by the Plug &...
  • Page 21: Setting Channels Manually - Manual Channel Set

    CABLE /DBS Setting channels manually — Manual Channel Set You can add the channels you want or delete the channels you do not want manually. Access Main Menu screen Press [MENU]. Access Tuner Set Up screen A Press [D E] to move the arrow to “TUNER SET UP”, then press [G] or [OK].
  • Page 22: Cable Box Control Setting

    Cable Box Control Setting Suggested location Place the cable box on top of the VCR. Attach the VCR’s Controller to the top of the VCR with the Controller’s transmitter pointed towards the cable box’s remote sensor. ATTENTION: The Controller can also control a DBS receiver. If both a cable box and a DBS receiver are used, position the Controller so its signal reaches the remote sensors on both the cable box and DBS receiver.
  • Page 23: Setting Cable Box Input Channel & Brand

    • Turn on the VCR and the TV, and select the AV mode on the TV. • Set the [VCR/TV/CABLE/DBS] selector on the Remote to [VCR]. CABLE /DBS Setting cable box input channel & brand After installation, set the cable box input channel and its brand correctly;...
  • Page 24 If the VCR’s memory backup expires because of a power failure, set the cable box input channel and brand again. • For customers in U.S.A.: If you are unable to set the Controller, contact JVC toll free at 1-800-252-5722. appears. End of Cable Box Control Setting INITIAL SETTING (cont.)
  • Page 25: Dbs Receiver Control Setting

    DBS Receiver Control Setting Suggested location Place the DBS (Direct Broadcast Satellite) receiver on top of the VCR. Attach the VCR’s Controller to the top of the VCR with the Controller’s transmitter pointed towards the DBS receiver’s remote sensor. ATTENTION: The Controller can also control a cable box.
  • Page 26: Setting Dbs Receiver Input Channel & Brand

    • Turn on the VCR and the TV, and select the AV mode on the TV. • Set the [VCR/TV/CABLE/DBS] selector on the Remote to [VCR]. CABLE /DBS Setting DBS receiver input channel & brand After installation, set the DBS receiver’s input channel and its brand correctly;...
  • Page 27 • For customers in U.S.A.: If you are unable to set the Controller, contact JVC toll free at 1-800-252-5722. Enter DBS Receiver’s brand Press [FG] to move the arrow to “BRAND”.
  • Page 28: Playback

    Basic Playback • Turn on the VCR and the TV, and select the AV mode on the TV. • Set the [VCR/TV/CABLE/DBS] selector on the Remote to [VCR]. [STOP(L)] [POWER] [EJECT(M)] [REW(O)] [FF(N)] CABLE /DBS [REW (O)] NOTES: • When you use the Video Navigation function, operate the VCR only after the tape number is detected; otherwise, you cannot use the Video Navigation function.
  • Page 29: Basic Playback Features

    Basic Playback Features • Turn on the VCR and the TV, and select the AV mode on the TV. • Set the [VCR/TV/CABLE/DBS] selector on the Remote to [VCR]. CABLE /DBS [C.RESET] [REW (O )] The tape position indicator appears on the screen in the following cases: •...
  • Page 30: Adjusting Tracking Condition

    Adjusting tracking condition — Tracking Adjustments Automatic tracking adjustment This VCR automatically adjusts the tracking condition. Whenever you insert a tape and start playback, automatic tracking starts working and continuously analyzes the signal to enable optimum picture quality during playback. Manual tracking adjustment If automatic tracking cannot eliminate noises well during playback, use the manual tracking following the...
  • Page 31: Automatic Operations After Rewinding

    Automatic operations after rewinding — Next Function Memory The Next Function Memory tells the VCR what to do after rewinding is complete. • Ensure that the VCR is in stop mode. a– For Automatic Playback Start Press [REW (O)], then press [PLAY (I)] within 2 seconds.
  • Page 32 Some D-Theater tapes or D-VHS tapes may contain multiple programs, angles, sounds or subtitles. If a tape contains them, the icons appear on the top right corner of the TV screen when you press [OSD]. Program Selection PROG. 1 PROG. 2 During normal playback, press [TV/VCR CH +/–] on the Remote to select the desired program.
  • Page 33: Special Effect Playback

    Special Effect Playback • Turn on the VCR and the TV, and select the AV mode on the TV. • Set the [VCR/TV/CABLE/DBS] selector on the Remote to [VCR]. CABLE /DBS With this VCR, you can enjoy special effect playback such as high-speed search, variable-speed search, and still playback and so on.
  • Page 34: Viewing Still Picture

    CABLE /DBS [PLAY (I)] Viewing still picture — Still Picture Playback Press [PAUSE (W)] during normal playback. The pause indicator [W] on the front display panel lights Playback is freezed and a still picture appears. To resume normal playback, press [PLAY (I)]. NOTES: •...
  • Page 35: Recording

    RECORDING Basic Recording • Turn on the TV (and/or Digital Set Top Box), and select the channel to be recorded. • Set the [VCR/TV/CABLE/DBS] selector on the Remote to [VCR]. CASSETTE LOADING [STOP(L)] [POWER] [REC SPEED] [EJECT(M)] CABLE /DBS Number Keys [REW (O)] [REC (R)] NOTES:...
  • Page 36: D-vhs/s-vhs/vhs Recording

    D-VHS/S-VHS/VHS Recording Load a cassette Make sure the record safety tab is intact. If not, cover the hole with adhesive tape before inserting the cassette. • The [D-VHS], [S-VHS] or [VHS] indicator on the front display panel will light up respectively in accordance to the type of cassette inserted (D- VHS, S-VHS or VHS).
  • Page 37: Basic Recording Features

    Basic Recording Features • Turn on the VCR and the TV, and select the AV mode on the TV. • Set the [VCR/TV/CABLE/DBS] selector on the Remote to [VCR]. CABLE /DBS Press [DISPLAY]. Each time you press the button, the front display panel shows the clock time, remaining time and the time counter in sequence.
  • Page 38: Watching One Program While Recording Another

    CABLE /DBS RECORDING (cont.) Watching one program while recording another Engage TV mode During recording... • Change the TV’s input mode from AV to TV. Select channel for viewing Select the channel you want to watch, on the TV. Showing on-screen display When “SUPERIMPOSE”...
  • Page 39 Other useful functions for recording You can also use the following functions for recording. • “V. CALIBRATION” (S-VHS/VHS only) (A page When this function is set to “ON”, this VCR checks the condition of the tape in use during playback and recording, and compensates to provide the highest- possible pictures.
  • Page 40: Timer Recording

    VCR Plus+ C Timer Programming • Turn on the VCR and the TV, and select the AV mode on the TV. • Set the [VCR/TV/CABLE/DBS] selector on the Remote to [VCR]. [POWER] [TIMER(j)] CABLE /DBS [DAILY] [BACK] Timer recording allows you to program the VCR to ®...
  • Page 41 Input receiving channel number The guide channel FUNCTION SET UP number, which is CLOCK SET assigned to the TV or cable station for the PlusCode number that you entered in step , will appear MENU EXIT automatically on the Guide Channel Set Up screen.
  • Page 42: Changing Vcr Plus+ C Setting

    Changing VCR Plus+ C ® • Turn on the VCR and the TV, and select the AV mode on the TV. • Set the [VCR/TV/CABLE/DBS] selector on the Remote to [VCR]. CABLE /DBS IMPORTANT: If you have moved to a different area or if a broadcasting station’s channel number has been changed, the wrong VCR Setting CH or CABLE CH number will be displayed on the Program...
  • Page 43 Access Main Menu screen Press [MENU]. Access Guide Channel Set screen A Press [D E] to FUNCTION SET UP move the arrow to “INITIAL SET UP”, then press [G] or [OK]. B Press [D E] to MENU move the arrow EXIT to “GUIDE CHANNEL”, then...
  • Page 44: Express Timer Programming

    Express Timer Programming • Turn on the VCR and the TV, and select the AV mode on the TV. • Set the [VCR/TV/CABLE/DBS] selector on the Remote to [VCR]. [POWER] [TIMER(j)] CABLE /DBS C - G [DBS] [DAILY] You can directly program the VCR’s timer to record up to 24 broadcasts, as far as a year in advance.
  • Page 45 Set recording speed Press [REC SPEED] to set the recording speed. Return to normal screen Press [D E] to move the arrow to “CONFIRM”, then press [OK]. “PROGRAM COMPLETED PRESS [TIMER] TO ENTER TIMER STANDBY MODE” appears on the screen, then press [OK] to return to normal screen.
  • Page 46: Checking Program Settings

    • Turn on the VCR and the TV, and select the AV mode on the TV. • Set the [VCR/TV/CABLE/DBS] selector on the Remote to [VCR]. CABLE /DBS Checking program settings Disengage timer Press [TIMER (j)], then press [POWER]. • When “AUTO TIMER”...
  • Page 47: Satellite Auto Recording

    Satellite Auto Recording • Turn on the VCR and the TV, and select the AV mode on the TV. • Set the [VCR/TV/CABLE/DBS] selector on the Remote to [VCR]. This function allows you to automatically record a satellite program which is timer-programmed on your DBS receiver.
  • Page 48: I.link Timer Programming

    i.LINK Timer Programming • Turn on the VCR and the TV (and/or Digital Set Top Box). • Set the [VCR/TV/CABLE/DBS] selector on the Remote to [VCR]. CABLE /DBS This VCR can perform D-VHS recording of a program which is timer-programmed on your Integrated HDTV (or Digital Set Top Box).
  • Page 49: Video Remote Control Timer Programming

    Video Remote Control Timer Programming • Turn on the VCR and the TV (and/or Digital Set Top Box). • Set the [VCR/TV/CABLE/DBS] selector on the Remote to [VCR]. CABLE /DBS [AUX] This VCR can perform analog recording of a program which is timer-programmed on your Integrated HDTV (or Digital Set Top Box).
  • Page 50 ATTENTION: • If there is a conflict in the timer schedule and one program overlaps with another, only the parts shown below in gray will be recorded. Pattern 1 : The program with the lower program number will be recorded. 10:00 11:00 Program 1...
  • Page 51: Video Navigation

    VIDEO NAVIGATION Navigation Playback • Turn on the VCR and the TV, and select the AV mode on the TV. • Set the [VCR/TV/CABLE/DBS] selector on the Remote to [VCR]. CABLE /DBS -1,4 NOTES: • If you press [NAVI] while Video Navigation is deactivated, the Navigation Set Up screen appears. Set “NAVIGATION” to “ON” ( page 52).
  • Page 52: Deactivating Video Navigation

    How to read the Video Navigation screen Navigation SEARCH LIBRARY BLANK 0107 ALL SPORTS TAPE BLANK 2:00 (LS3) 1. SYDNEY OLYMPIC 2. FOOTBALL 3. EURO 96 ENGLAND 4. PROJECT XYZ SYDNEY OLYMPIC 12/21/02 SAT 6:30 AM 5:53 PM i.LINK PLAY STOP DELETE EXIT...
  • Page 53: Finding Tapes

    Finding Tapes • Turn on the VCR and the TV, and select the AV mode on the TV. • Set the [VCR/TV/CABLE/DBS] selector on the Remote to [VCR]. CABLE /DBS -1,5 To play back a selected program on the list screen A Select the program that you want to watch, then press [OK].
  • Page 54: Finding By Program Title

    Finding by program title Use the Remote to do the following operations. Follow steps 1 to 2 on page 53, then go to the following steps Access title screen Press [D E] to move Navigation SEARCH the arrow to “TITLE”, TAPE NUMBER then press [OK].
  • Page 55: Finding By Recording Date

    CABLE /DBS Finding by recording date Use the Remote to do the following operations. Follow steps 1 to 2 on page 53, then go to the following steps Access date screen Press [D E] to move the arrow to “DATE”, then press [OK].
  • Page 56: Finding Blank Space

    Finding blank space You can find a tape whose remaining time is enough for a program you want to record. Use the Remote to do the following operations. Access Video Navigation screen Press [NAVI]. Access Blank Space List screen Press [FGD E] to Navigation SEARCH move the arrow to...
  • Page 57: Editing Titles

    Editing Titles • Turn on the VCR and the TV, and select the AV mode on the TV. • Set the [VCR/TV/CABLE/DBS] selector on the Remote to [VCR]. CABLE /DBS Number keys -1,7 When you record a TV program on this VCR, the VCR automatically records the recording start time, date, and channel in each program title.
  • Page 58: Enter Title

    • For entering the characters as the title, refer to ‘How to enter the characters and symbols’ on the right column. (In this example, enter “JVC NEWS”.) B Press [FGD E] to move the arrow to “ENTER”, then press [OK].
  • Page 59: Entering Or Editing Program Title

    • For entering the characters as the title, refer to ‘How to enter the characters and symbols’ on page 58. (In this example, enter “JVC NEWS”.) B Press [FGD E] to move the arrow to “ENTER”, then press [OK]. Return to normal screen Press [NAVI].
  • Page 60: Editing Program Category

    Editing program category When you want to change the program category, follow the procedure below by using the Remote. Load a cassette Insert a tape on which there is a program you want to edit. Access Video Navigation screen Press [NAVI]. Select program Press [FG] to select the program you want to edit, then press [OK].
  • Page 61: Deleting Program Information

    Deleting program information When you want to delete the stored information for each recorded program, follow the procedure below by using the Remote. • Program information for the Video Navigation function is deleted, but the recorded program will not be erased. ATTENTION: Once the information is deleted, it is impossible to restore that information.
  • Page 62: Other Useful Functions

    Useful Function Settings • Turn on the VCR and the TV, and select the AV mode on the TV. • Set the [VCR/TV/CABLE/DBS] selector on the Remote to [VCR]. CABLE /DBS [BACK] You can use the other useful function settings on the Function Set Up screens by following the procedure described below.
  • Page 63 Video settings “VIDEO FUNCTION” “V. When this function is set to “ON”, this VCR checks the condition of the tape in use during playback and recording, and compensates to provide the highest-possible CALIBRATION” pictures. This takes place whenever you play back a tape or start recording after (S-VHS/VHS only) inserting a tape.
  • Page 64 Audio settings “AUDIO FUNCTION” “STD AUDIO REC You can select the audio format when you record a program or analog signal from connected devices in STD mode. When this function is set to “PCM&STANDARD”, you MODE” can obtain high-quality audio sound. “STANDARD”...
  • Page 65 Input/Output settings “IN/OUT FUNCTION” “TV OUTPUT 1” Select the appropriate mode depending on the type of TV you have. “WIDE 16:9” “WIDE 16:9” “NORMAL 4:3” : Select this for a TV set with 4:3 screen image size. “NORMAL 4:3” NOTES: •...
  • Page 66 “REAR AUX L-1” You have to select which terminal - either [VIDEO] (composite) or [S VIDEO] (Y/C separate signals) to use as the video input terminal [L-1] on the rear panel. “VIDEO” “S-VIDEO” Make sure to select the correct terminal; otherwise, you may fail in recording (editing) on this VCR.
  • Page 67 COMPULINK] terminal even if “AV COMPU-LINK” is set to “ON”. It is recommended to set the remote control code to A when you use this function. ( • Connection varies depending on the type of JVC TV you have. Refer to the TV’s instruction manual when making this connection. JVC TV with AV COMPULINK...
  • Page 68 “S-VHS ET” This function allows you to record on VHS tapes with S-VHS picture quality. Tapes recorded using this function can be played back on a VCR equipped with the S-VHS ET “ON” function. The [S-VHS] indicator on the front display panel lights up when “S-VHS ET” is “OFF”...
  • Page 69: Jlip Id Number Setting

    Return to normal screen Press [MENU]. NOTE: For further details on the JLIP system or devices, consult your nearest JVC dealer. U.S. customer can contact JVC directly toll free at 1-800-252- 5722. FUNCTION SET UP TUNER SET UP INITIAL SET UP...
  • Page 70: I.link Set Up

    i.LINK Set Up • Turn on the VCR and the TV, and select the AV mode on the TV. • Set the [VCR/TV/CABLE/DBS] selector on the Remote to [VCR]. CABLE /DBS ATTENTION: If the i.LINK setting does not work, press [D-VHS] and [STOP (L)] on the front panel simultaneously for more than 5 seconds to reset the settings.
  • Page 71 What is i.LINK? i.LINK is a digital serial interface that allows devices equipped with an i.LINK connector to exchange digital video signals, digital audio signals, and device control signals bi-directionally over a single cable. i.Link refers to the IEEE1394-1995 industry specification and extensions thereof.
  • Page 72: Editing

    i.LINK/DV Connections NOTES: • You cannot use the i.LINK connection depending on the type of camcorder equipped with the DV connector. In this case, set “LINC” to “OFF” ( page 70). • If the 44.1 kHz PCM audio signal is input via DV connector, recording cannot be performed properly.
  • Page 73: Start Playback

    Make connections A Connection with the camcorder Connect a DV cable between the camcorder’s DV connector and your VCR’s [i.LINK] connector. B Connection with the VCR Connect an i.LINK cable between the playback VCR’s i.LINK input/output connector and the recording VCR’s [i.LINK IN/OUT] connector.
  • Page 74: S-video/video Connections

    VCR’s [AUDIO/S VIDEO] input connectors. • When the JVC camcorder is equipped with the Master Edit Control, you can control the VCR from the camcorder. Connect the mini- plug cable (not supplied with this VCR) as illustrated on the left.
  • Page 75 Press [REC (R)]. On the Remote: Press [REC (R)] and [PLAY (I)] at the same time. To use a Master Edit Control-equipped JVC camcorder A Access the “ADDITIONAL” screen (A page 66), then set “AV COMPU-LINK” to “OFF” after per- forming step •...
  • Page 76: Multi-brand Remote Control

    SEARS TOSHIBA ZENITH When programmed (set) with a manufacturer’s (brand’s) code, this Remote can perform some of the remote control functions of the listed TVs. You can control a JVC TV without setting a brand code. - A,C [TV/VCR] [TV/VCR...
  • Page 77: Cable Box Or Dbs Receiver Brand Setting

    16, 17, 25 VIDEOWAY 03, 09, 22 ZENITH 03, 09, 22 DBS BRAND NAME JVC (DISH Network) ECHOSTAR (DISH Network) SONY (DSS) RCA (DSS) When programmed (set) with a manufacturer’s (brand’s) code, this Remote can perform some of the remote control functions of the listed cable boxes or DBS (Direct Broadcast Satellite) receivers.
  • Page 78: Changing Remote Control Code

    You can easily change your Remote and the VCR to send and respond to B, C or D code signals. When using four JVC VCRs, set the four VCRs and their Remotes to different codes, so that the Remotes can operate these VCRs separately.
  • Page 79: Troubleshooting

    Disengage auto tracking and adjust the tracking manually (A page 30). The heads must be cleaned. Use an optional dry cleaning cassette, or consult your JVC dealer. The heads must be cleaned. Use an optional dry cleaning cassette, or consult your JVC dealer.
  • Page 80 PLAYBACK SYMPTOM 9. Sound cannot be heard. RECORDING SYMPTOM 1. Recording will not start. 2. TV broadcasts will not be recorded properly. 3. Tape-to-tape editing will not work. TIMER RECORDING SYMPTOM 1. Timer recording will not work. 2. Timer recording for D-VHS via i.LINK connection will not work.
  • Page 81 TIMER RECORDING SYMPTOM 4. [j] blinks on the front display panel. 5. [j], [X] and [E] on the front dis- play panel will not stop blinking when the timer is engaged. 6. The cassette stops automatically, and [j], [X] and [E] on the front display panel will not stop blink- ing.
  • Page 82: Other Problems

    VIDEO NAVIGATION SYMPTOM 2. The VCR cannot search for the desired program. 3. “MEMORY FULL” appears on the screen when you try to start recording. 4. The information data for Video Navigation is not registered. OTHER PROBLEMS SYMPTOM 1. When scanning channels, some of them are skipped over.
  • Page 83 ABOUT HEAD CLEANING Accumulation of dirt and other particles on the video heads may cause the playback picture to become blurred or interrupted. Be sure to contact your nearest JVC dealer if such troubles occur. ATTENTION This VCR contains microcomputers. External electronic noise or interference can cause microcomputer to malfunction.
  • Page 84: Error Codes And Messages

    Error Codes and Messages Some error codes and messages may appear on the TV screen when operating the VCR. Refer to the chart below for the solution. CODE MESSAGE “REC PROHIBITED” “REC PROHIBITED” “CAN NOT DECODE VIDEO OR AUDIO USE SET TOP BOX OR HDTV TUNER” “CAN NOT REC DIGITAL INPUT BY S- VHS/VHS”...
  • Page 85 CODE MESSAGE “CAN NOT DECODE VIDEO OR AUDIO USE SET TOP BOX OR HDTV TUNER” “TOO MANY i.LINK INSTRUMENTS READ INST.BOOK” “COPY RESTRICTED PROG OUTPUT 480i VIDEO” “VIDEO SIGNAL IS NOT FOUND FOR THIS PROGRAM” “THIS PROGRAM CAN NOT PLAY BACK THE CONTENT IS NOT ACCEPTABLE”...
  • Page 86: Questions And Answers

    Questions and answers PLAYBACK Q. What happens if the tape reaches its end during playback or search? A. The VCR automatically rewinds it to the beginning..........Q.
  • Page 87: Glossary

    GLOSSARY Glossary Digital Broadcasts and D-VHS Great changes in the entertainment and media industries are transforming the way we use VHS, and digital broadcasting is a good example of what the future holds. Digital broadcasting now allows more efficient use of the limited broadcast spectrum besides delivering high- definition video, outstanding sound quality, multiple channels, and multiple features.
  • Page 88: List Of Terms

    Setting 70 JLIP ID Number Setting 69 LIGHTING 68 Manual tracking 30 Multi-Brand Remote Controlling four JVC VCRs 78 Setting Cable Box brand 77 Setting DBS receiver brand 77 Setting TV brand 76 Next Function Memory 31 On-screen display 10, 38...
  • Page 89: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS GENERAL Power requirement : AC 120 VH, 60 Hz Power consumption Power on : 45 W Power off : 14 W Temperature Operating : 5°C to 40°C (41°F to 104°F) Storage : –20°C to 60°C (–4°F to140°F) Operating position : Horizontal only Dimensions (W x H x D) : 435 mm x 96 mm x 376 mm (17-3/16"...
  • Page 90: Warranty (only In U.s.a.)

    JVC authorized service centers. Parts used for replacement are warranted only for the remainder of the Warranty Period. All products may be brought to a JVC authorized service center on a carry-in basis. Color televisions with a screen size of 27" or greater qualify for in-home service.
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  • Page 92: For Servicing (only In U.s.a.)

    There are no user serviceable parts inside. Please refer to qualified service personnel for repairs. JVC EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY AND ALL DAMAGES, CLAIMS OR LIABILITIES, DIRECT OR INDIRECT, ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO THE USE OF THIS PRODUCT WITH ANY OTHER PRODUCT, DEVICE, COMPONENT, PART OR MATERIAL THAT IS NON-CONFORMING OR NON-COMPATIBLE WITH THIS PRODUCT.

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