Dvd video recorder & video cassette recorder (88 pages)
Summary of Contents for JVC 0905TNH-FN-FN
DVD VIDEO RECORDER & VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDER DR-MV2SEU STANDBY/ON OPEN/ CLOSE ON SCREEN SET UP EJECT .@/: REPEAT ZOOM PQRS W X YZ CLEAR AUDIO PROG TIMER SHOWVIEW TOP MENU MENU/LIST ENTER RETURN SLOW PL AY SLOW DVD REC STOP PAUSE VCR REC DUBBING...
Before You Start Accessories Supplied • Remote control with two R6 (AA) batteries • Instruction Manual IMPORTANT Please read the various precautions on pages 2 to 4 before installing or operating the unit. Precautions WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
(Business users) If you wish to dispose of this product, please visit our web page www.jvc-europe.com to obtain information about the take-back of the product. [Other Countries outside the European Union]...
About Copyright Unauthorized copying, broadcasting, public performance and lending of discs are prohibited. This product incorporates copyright protection technology that is protected by U.S. patents and other intellectual property rights. Use of this copyright protection technology must be authorized by Macrovision, and is intended for home and other limited viewing uses only unless otherwise authorized by Macrovision.
Table of Contents Before You Start... 2 Precautions ... 2 Features ... 6 Guide to the Instruction Manual ... 7 Functional Overview... 8 Installing Batteries in the Remote Control ... 12 VCR / DVD Recorder Switching ... 12 Guide to On-Screen Displays... 13 Front Panel Display Guide ...
Features This unit not only plays back DVDs, CDs and VHS tapes but also offers features for you to record to DVD discs and edit them after that. The following features are offered with this unit. Recording The unit is compatible with DVD-RW discs, which are recordable repeatedly, and DVD-R discs, which are recordable only once.
Guide to the Instruction Manual Symbols Used in the Instruction Manual To show what recording mode or disc type applies to each function, the following symbols appear at the beginning of each operating item. Symbol Description Available for DVD-Videos DVD-V DVD-V Available for DVD-RW discs in Video...
Functional Overview Front Panel STANDBY/ON 1 STANDBY/ON /I button • Press to turn on or off the unit. * “ ” shows electrical power standby and “ shows ON. 2 Cassette compartment (VCR • Insert a tape here. 3 Disc tray OPEN/CLOSE •...
Rear Panel 1 Mains cable • Connect to a standard AC outlet. 2 AV2 (DECODER) (DVD/VCR) • Connect to VCR, camcorder, or other Audio- Video equipment. Use a commercially available Scart cable. 3 AV1 (TV) (DVD/VCR) • Connect to the Scart jack on your TV. Use the supplied Scart cable.
Remote Control OPEN/ CLOSE ON SCREEN SET UP EJECT .@/: PQRS W X YZ CLEAR AUDIO PROG TIMER SHOWVIEW TOP MENU MENU/LIST ENTER SLOW PL AY DVD REC STOP VCR REC DUBBING SEARCH SPEED MONITOR SYSTEM RM-SDR057E You can also turn on the unit by pressing these buttons when the remote control is in DVD mode.
19 REPEAT button (DVD) • Press to select the repeat mode. 20 ZOOM button (DVD) • During playback, press to enlarge the picture on the screen. 21 PR(OGRAMME) buttons (DVD/VCR) DVD mode • Press to change the channel up or down. VCR mode •...
• Use within the operating range and angle as shown. Within about Remote Code (DVD): JVC C control Code (VHS): JVC A • Remote control operation may become unreliable if the remote control sensor of the unit is being exposed by the strong sunlight or fluorescent light.
Guide to On-Screen Displays Display Menu DVD mode Press [DVD] first. With a disc inserted into the unit, press [ON SCREEN] to display the On-Screen display. The menu shows information about what is recorded on the disc. --:--:-- DVD-RW Video mode Main This is an example screen for explanation.
Setting Menus Press [SET UP] in stop mode to display “Easy Setting Menu” or “Advanced Setting Menu.” Choose either “Easy Setting Menu” or “Advanced Setting Menu” using [Cursor U D], then press [ENTER] to change between the menus. “Easy Setting Menu” and “Advanced Setting Menu” are available from the Setting Menu.
CD, MP3, JPEG & Video CD CD Playback Mode Random Play Program Play PBC(Video CD only) Slide Show 5 sec. This is an example screen for explanation. Some items will be displayed in grey depending on the inserted disc. 1 Title List / Playlist / Original: Display the titles recorded on the disc.
Front Panel Display Guide 1 Current status of the unit Appears when a disc or a tape playback is paused. Appears also during step by step playback. Appears when playing back a disc or a tape. p P : Appears during slow forward or slow reverse playback.
Getting Started Scart cable (supplied) Connections Connecting to a TV Connect the unit to a TV after considering the capabilities of your existing equipment. Before installation, plug off your TV and this unit. Using the Scart jack Connect the antenna or cable to the ANTENNA IN jack of this unit.
Recording from a camcorder or other Audio-Video equipment with no Scart output jack (AV3) If no S-Video input jack is available, connect to VIDEO input jack on the front panel using an RCA Video cable. Change the setup when using S-VIDEO input jack. (See page 33.) AV3 (Front) DUBBING...
Selecting the On-Screen Display (OSD) Language In stop mode, press [SET UP]. If you select “Advanced Setting Menu,” proceed to step 3. If you select “Easy Setting Menu,” proceed to step 4. Select “Display” using [Cursor U / D], then press [ENTER]. Select “OSD Language”...
Manual Tuning Manually tune each channel. In stop mode, press [SET UP]. “Easy Setting Menu” or “Advanced Setting Menu” will appear. Select “Channel” using [Cursor U / D], then press [ENTER]. Select “Manual Tuning” using [Cursor U / D], then press [ENTER]. Manual Tuning Position Channel...
Move You can replace two channels. In stop mode, press [SET UP]. Select “Advanced Setting Menu” using [Cursor U / D], then press [ENTER]. If it has already appeared, proceed to step 3. Select “Channel” using [Cursor U / D], then press [ENTER]. Select “Move”...
Manual Clock Setting In stop mode, press [SET UP]. “Easy Setting Menu” or “Advanced Setting Menu” will appear. Select “Clock” using [Cursor U / D], then press [ENTER]. If you select “Advanced Setting Menu,” proceed to step 4. If you select “Easy Setting Menu,” proceed to step 5.
Maxell DVD-R TDK DVD-RW 2x MITSUBISHI DVD-R 8x JVC DVD-RW 4x Video mode and VR (Video Recording) mode Video mode is the same recording format as used on the pre-recorded DVD-Videos you purchase in local shops, so you can play back the discs recorded in this format in most DVD players.
Information on Copy Control Some satellite broadcasts include copy-protected information. If you wish to record them, refer to the following. Copy- Disc type / format free ver.1.1 / ver. 1.2 DVD-RW DVD-RW ver.1.1 / ver. 1.2 CPRM compatible ver.1.1 / ver. 1.2 Video DVD-RW DVD-RW...
Formatting a Disc Choosing the Recording Format of a Blank DVD-RW Disc Video DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-RW When inserting a blank disc, the unit automatically starts to initialise the disc. You can also manually format a DVD-RW disc once it has been used. After formatting, you can record on the disc with the recording format selected in the Setting menu.
Reformatting a Disc Manually Video DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-RW If you are using a DVD-RW disc, you can format the disc by performing “Format.” By default it will be in Video mode. You can change this to VR mode using the Setting menu.
Select “Stereo” or “Bilingual” using [Cursor U / D], then press [ENTER]. External input Audio Stereo Bilingual Press [SET UP] to exit. Hint • If you select “Stereo”: The audio will be recorded as “stereo audio.” • If you select “Bilingual”: The audio will be recorded as “bilingual audio”...
Checking the Recording Picture and Sound Quality Video DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-R DVD-R Before recording on a DVD, you can confirm the quality of the picture and sound with the recording speed you selected. Make sure that the unit is in STOP or REC mode and a DVD is inserted correctly.
Timer Recording Video DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-R DVD-R You can set the unit to record up to 8 programmes, up to a month in advance. Daily or weekly programme recordings are also available. • Be sure to set the clock before entering a timer programming.
• Cancel the timer-standby mode by pressing [TIMER ] before operation for either DVD or VCR. When finished operating, press [TIMER to resume the timer-standby mode. If VPS / PDC is “ON”: • In the timer-standby mode, you can neither turn on the power nor use the component (VCR or DVD) which is not currently timer-programmed.
E41: Power failure E42: No disc The error programme will be deleted once you check the error in the programme list, or once you cancel the timer-standby mode and re-enter it. Press [CLEAR] to erase the selected programme. VPS (Video Programme System) / PDC (Programme Delivery Control) The Video Programme System (VPS) or Programme...
Select the recording media (“DVD” or “VCR”) using [Cursor U / D], then press [Cursor P]. Select a recording speed using [Cursor U / D], then press [Cursor P]. Select VPS / PDC “ON” or “OFF” using [Cursor U / D], then press [ENTER].
If programming has been made at the end of the programming (PROG. 1) currently being recorded: • The timer programming set first (PROG. 2) has priority. PROG. 3 will not be recorded. PROG. 1 PROG. 2 PROG. 3 Actual PROG. 1 PROG.
Recording from External Equipment Video DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-R DVD-R Before recording from external equipment, see page 17 for connection instructions. Turn the TV and the unit on, and select the input of the TV to which the unit is connected. When you want to record to the disc: Press [DVD].
Press [VCR PLAY P] on the unit, and then press [PAUSE p] at the point you wish to start recording. Press [DUBBING]. VCR to DVD duplication will start. Press [STOP S] to stop the recording. Note For VCR to DVD duplication: •...
Finalising Discs Video DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-R DVD-R You will need to finalise discs to play them back in other players. Finalising may take from several minutes up to an hour. (A disc recorded in Video mode can take up to 15 minutes.
Playing Back Discs Information on Playing Back DVDs Read the following information before you play back a DVD. Playable Discs You can play back all the discs listed on the right. Before attempting to play back a DVD, make sure it meets the requirements for Region Codes and Colour Systems as described in this section.
Basic Playback Hint for DVD Playback The contents of a DVD are generally divided into titles. Titles are sometimes further subdivided into chapters. Start Rec. Stop/Start Title 1 Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Playing Back a DVD-RW / DVD-R / DVD+RW / DVD+R Disc Video DVD-RW...
Press [Cursor U / D] to select the desired folder (group) or file (track), then press [ENTER]. If a file is selected: Playback will start. If a folder is selected: The files in the folder will appear. Press [Cursor U / D] to select the track or folder you want, then press [ENTER].
Playing Back a Disc Using the Title Menu DVD-V DVD-V Some DVDs have a title menu, which lists the titles available on the DVD. You can start playing back such discs at a specific title. Press [DVD] first. Press [TOP MENU]. The title menu will appear.
Cancelling and Recalling the PBC Function Insert a Video CD. In stop mode, press [SET UP]. “Easy Setting Menu” or “Advanced Setting Menu” will appear. Select “CD Playback Mode” using [Cursor U / D], then press [ENTER]. Select “PBC (Video CD only)” using [Cursor U / D], then press [ENTER].
Hint • Forward / reverse speeds are indicated with icons as follows. Forward (Approx. Speed): x1.5: x20: x40: Reverse (Approx. Speed): x20: x40: Skipping TV Commercials During Playback Video DVD-V DVD-V DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-RW To enjoy recorded programmes without any interruptions, press [ During playback, press [ Normal playback will start 30-second advanced...
Zoom Video DVD-V DVD-V DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-RW D D VD+R DVD+RW VD+RW W D D VD+R DVD+R VD+R JPEG JPEG JPEG During playback, press [ZOOM]. 0:00:00 DVD-Video Four options are available, x1.0, x1.2, x1.5 and x2.0. These are displayed excluding the current zoom rate.
Search Title / Chapter Search Video DVD-V DVD-V DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-RW D D VD+R DVD+RW VD+RW W DVD+R D D VD+R VD+R Using [B / F] buttons During playback, press [F] to skip the current title or chapter and move to the next.
Time Search Video DVD-V DVD-V DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD-RW DVD+RW D D VD+R VD+RW W D D VD+R DVD+R VD+R (PBC OFF) During playback, press [ON SCREEN]. Select the icon using [Cursor L / P], then press [ENTER]. for the title or track number is highlighted. Press [Cursor L / P] to highlight Enter the desired time to search for using [Cursor U / D] or [the Number...
Note • You can only set A-B repeat playback within the current title (for DVDs) or current track (for Audio CDs and Video CDs.) • You cannot select “Group” during the random playback of MP3 files. • For Video CDs with PBC function, repeat playback does not work while the PBC function is on.
Selecting the Format of Audio and Video You can select the format of audio and video to suit the content of the disc you are playing back. Switching Audio Soundtrack DVD-V DVD-V DVD-RW DVD-RW When playing back a DVD-Videos recorded with two or more soundtracks (often in different languages), you can switch among them during playback.
Switching Camera Angles DVD-V DVD-V Some DVD-Videos feature scenes shot from two or more angles. The disc case is usually marked with an angle icon if the disc has multi-angle scenes. During playback, press [ON SCREEN]. The angle icon appears when a switching camera angle is available.
Editing Disc Editing You can edit a disc recorded using the PAL system. It is not possible to edit discs recorded using the NTSC system. Guide to a Title List The title list enables you to check the titles recorded on a disc easily.
Select the desired title using [Cursor U / D / L / P], then press [ENTER]. Title List 15/04 19:00 P12 XP Select “Title Delete” using [Cursor U / D], then press [ENTER]. Title List 15/04 19:00 P12 XP You cannot select “Chapter Mark” when a DVD-R disc is inserted into the unit.
Note • To delete letters, press [CLEAR] repeatedly. Press and hold [CLEAR] to delete all letters. • To move on to the next set of letters, press [Cursor P]. • You can enter up to 30 letters. • Unrecognisable characters will be replaced with asterisks (*).
Editing Discs in VR Mode For discs in VR mode, you can edit from the “Original” menu or the “Playlist” menu that you create from the original. Editing original titles Original You can perform the following operations on the original titles. •...
Protecting Titles Original DVD-RW DVD-RW To prevent the accidental editing or erasing of the titles, you can protect them in the original menu. Press [DVD] first. In stop mode, press [SET UP]. “Easy Setting Menu” or “Advanced Setting Menu” will appear. Select “Disc”...
Editing the Playlist in Playlist VR Mode Note • When you play back the disc of which the playlist is edited, select “Playlist” in the title menu. Insert a recordable disc before editing. Deleting Titles Playlist DVD-RW DVD-RW In VR mode, even when a title is deleted from the Playlist, the original title will remain in the Original list.
Editing Titles Playlist DVD-RW DVD-RW You can edit the title names from this menu. The names you edit will appear on the title list. Press [DVD] first. Follow steps 1 to 4 in “ Deleting Titles.” Playlist Select “Edit Title Name” using [Cursor U / D], then press [ENTER].
Setting Pictures as Playlist Thumbnails DVD-RW DVD-RW You can set a picture as a thumbnail for each title. This helps you to remember the content of the title without having to play it back. The first picture of the title is selected as the default. Press [DVD] first.
Combining Titles Playlist DVD-RW DVD-RW You can combine two titles into a single title. Press [DVD] first. Follow steps 1 to 4 in “ Deleting Titles.” Playlist Select “Title Combining” using [Cursor U / D], then press [ENTER]. Select another title to combine using [Cursor U / D / L / P], then press [ENTER].
Changing the Setting Menu Tour of the Setting Menu The following table shows the items you can set and their default settings. Use the table as a reference for efficient operation. Setting menu Language Setting Disc Menu Language page 59 Audio Language Subtitle Language Display Setting...
Language Setting In stop mode, press [SET UP]. Select “Advanced Setting Menu” using [Cursor U / D], then press [ENTER]. If it has already appeared, proceed to step 3. Select “Playback” using [Cursor U / D], then press [ENTER]. Select the desired item using [Cursor U / D], then press [ENTER].
Display Setting In stop mode, press [SET UP]. Select “Advanced Setting Menu” using [Cursor U / D], then press [ENTER]. If it has already appeared, proceed to step 3. Select “Display” using [Cursor U / D], then press [ENTER]. Select the desired item using [Cursor U / D], then press [ENTER].
Note When playing back a disc with copyright protection: • Even if you select “96kHz,” the sound is down sampled to 48 kHz. Dolby Digital conversion (Default: Stream) Digital Out - Dolby Digital Digital Out - Dolby Digital Stream Stream Stream Stream Select a setting using...
DVD-Videos Parental Lock Level Some DVD-Videos feature a parental lock function. If the rating of the inserted disc exceeds the level you set, playback will stop. You must enter a password before the disc will be played back. This feature prevents your children from viewing inappropriate material.
Note • Press [CLEAR] to erase numbers entered incorrectly. • If you forget your password or you want to clear all settings in Parental Lock, enter , , ,  using [the Number buttons] at the option window. Your password is cleared and parental levels are set to “All.”...
VCR Functions Playback Press [ STANDBY/ON the unit. To play back a tape, turn on the TV and be sure to select the input to which the unit is connected. Press [VCR]. Insert a prerecorded tape, then press [PLAY P] to begin playback. During playback, press [PAUSE p].
Accidental erasure prevention To prevent accidental recording on a recorded cassette, remove its record tab. To record on it later, cover the hole with cellophane tape. Record tab One-Touch Timer Recording This feature allows you to set the recording length simply by pressing [VCR REC I].
Other Operations Press [VCR] first. To cue or review picture during playback (Picture Search): Press [FWD f] or [REV r] during playback. Press it again and the unit will search in super high speed. To freeze the picture on TV screen during playback (Still mode): Press [PAUSE p].
Others Troubleshooting Before requesting service for this unit, check the table below for a possible cause of the problem you are experiencing. Some simple checks or a minor adjustment by you may eliminate the problem and restore correct operation. Symptom The power does not turn on.
Symptom There is no picture. Picture noise appears. Sound is noisy. The unit does not play back the disc. There is no sound. Playback image freezes for a moment. The unit does not play back the disc from the beginning. The unit starts playing back the disc automatically.
Symptom Picture noise appears. The unit does not play back the tape. Recording does not start immediately after pressing [VCR REC I]. The remote control does not function. The motor rotates even when playback / recording is stopped. *If the above remedies do not solve the problem, please call the service centre for help. Remedy •...
Error message Disc Error — Please eject the disc. — Playback feature may not be available on this Disc. Region Error — Please eject the disc. — Playback is not authorized in your region. Parental Lock On The current selected parental level prohibits playback.
Language Code Language Code Language Abkhazian 4748 French Afar 4747 Frisian Afrikaans 4752 Galician Albanian 6563 Georgian Amharic 4759 German Arabic 4764 Greek Armenian 5471 Greenlandic Assamese 4765 Guarani Aymara 4771 Gujarati Azerbaijani 4772 Hausa Bashkir 4847 Hebrew Basque 5167 Hindi Bengali;Bangla 4860...
Glossary Analogue audio An electrical signal that directly represents sound. In contrast, digital audio can also be an electrical signal, but is an indirect representation of sound. See also Digital audio. Aspect ratio The width of a TV screen relative to its height.
Specifications General System VCR video heads Power requirements Power consumption Weight Dimensions (width x height x depth) Operating temperature Operating humidity TV format Recording Recording format Recordable discs Video recording format Sampling frequency Compression format Audio recording format Sampling frequency Compression format Tuner Receivable channels...