Macrovision Corporation. Reverse engineering or disassembly is prohibited. For Italy: “It is declared that this product, brand JVC, conforms to the Ministry Decree n. 548 of 28 Aug.’95 published in the Official Gazette of the Italian Republic n. 301 of 28 Dec.’95”...
Failure to heed the following precautions may result in damage to the unit, remote control or video cassette. 1. DO NOT place the unit — — in an environment prone to extreme temperatures or humidity. — in direct sunlight. — in a dusty environment. —...
About Discs Playable Discs You can use discs with the following logos for playback only. DVD VIDEO Video CD/Super Video CD Audio CD CD-DA files The following discs also can be played back. • DVD-R/RW discs recorded in DVD VIDEO format and finalized.
Marks related to audio Number of audio tracks Dolby Digital mark Dolby Laboratories has developed a digital surround system for the home. This mark indicates that you may enjoy 5.1-channel audio (front left and right, center, rear left and right, and a channel for LFE (Low-Frequency Effects)).
FRONT VIEW A STANDBY/ON Button (1) B VCR Indicator pg. 18, 21 C Cassette Loading Slot D VCR/DVD Button pg. 18, 21, 30 E Disc Tray F DVD Indicator pg. 30 G Stop Button (8) pg. 18, 21, 30 H Play Button (4) pg.
FRONT DISPLAY PANEL A “Timer” Indicator pg. 25, 26 B Automatic Satellite Programme Recording Indicator pg. 28 C Channel/Clock Display Mode Display (L-1, L-2, F-1 or SAT*) * When “L-2 SELECT” is set to “SAT” ( instead of “L-2”. Counter Display Tape Speed (SP/LP) pg.
59) How To Use The remote control can operate most of your unit’s functions, as well as basic functions of TV sets of JVC and other brands. pg. 59) Point the remote control toward the receiving window. The maximum operating distance of the remote control is about 8 m.
INSTALLING YOUR NEW UNIT Basic Connections Mains outlet TV aerial cable Mains power cord Back of unit 21-pin SCART cable (not provided) RF cable (provided) It’s essential that your unit be properly connected. THESE STEPS MUST BE COMPLETED BEFORE ANY VIDEO OPERATION CAN BE PERFORMED.
Auto Set Up Auto Channel Set/Auto Clock Set/ Auto Guide Program Number Set After the 1 button on the unit or remote control is pressed for the first time to power on the unit, by simply selecting your country*, the Auto Set Up function sets the tuner channels, clock** and Guide Program numbers automatically.
Perform Auto Set Up. Press OK. The AUTO SET/T-V LINK display appears on the front display panel and/or on the TV screen. On the front display panel Press rt to select “AUTO” and press OK or e. On the on-screen display Press rt to move the highlight bar (pointer) to “AUTO SET”...
Preset Download Auto Channel Set by Downloading from TV/Auto Clock Set/Auto Guide Program Number Set If you have connected the unit to your TV via the AV connection pg. 9), the unit will automatically perform Preset Download instead of the Auto Set Up in step D on page 11. After downloading, the unit sets the clock and Guide Program numbers automatically.
Results of Auto Set Up/Preset Download appear on the front display panel If both Auto Channel Set and Auto Clock Set have been performed successfully, the correct current time is displayed. Turn on the TV and select its video channel or AV mode, then make sure that all necessary stations have been stored in the unit’s memory by using the PR button(s).
Monitor Set (DVD deck) 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 TV and select the video channel (or AV mode). Slide the TV/VCR/DVD switch to the right. Turn on the unit.
Language Turn on the TV and select the video channel (or AV mode). Slide the TV/VCR/DVD switch to the right. On-screen Language Set (VHS deck) This VHS deck offers you the choice to view on-screen messages in 13 different languages. Though Auto Set Up selects the language automatically ( change the language setting manually as required.
On-screen Language Set (DVD deck) This DVD deck offers you the choice to view on-screen messages in 3 different languages. You can change the language setting manually as required. Turn on the unit. Press 1. Select the DVD deck. On the unit Press VCR/DVD repeatedly so that the DVD indicator lights up.
Language Code List Afar Abkhazian Afrikaans Ameharic Arabic Assamese Aymara Azerbaijani Bashkir Byelorussian Bulgarian Bihari Bislama Bengali, Bangla Tibetan Breton Catalan Corsican Czech Welsh Danish Bhutani Greek Esperanto Estonian Basque Persian Finnish Fiji Faroese Frisian Irish Scots Gaelic Galician Guarani Gujarati Hausa Hindi...
Basic Playback Turn on the TV and select the video channel (or AV mode). Slide the TV/VCR/DVD switch to the right. Clean the video heads using a dry cleaning cassette — ECL-3F — when: Rough, poor picture appears while a tape is played back. The picture is unclear or no picture appears.
Playback Features Turn on the TV and select the video channel (or AV mode). Slide the TV/VCR/DVD switch to the right. ATTENTION In the search, still, slow-motion or frame-by-frame playback mode, the picture will be distorted. the noise bars will appear. there may be a loss of colour.
Instant ReView Simply by pressing a single button, the unit power comes on, rewinds, and begins playback of the last timer-recorded programme. If you have several programmes recorded, you can easily access any of them. NOTE: Before starting, make sure that the unit is off and that the Timer mode is disengaged.
Basic Recording Turn on the TV and select the video channel (or AV mode). Slide the TV/VCR/DVD switch to the right. Load a cassette. Insert a cassette with the record safety tab intact. The unit’s power comes on automatically and the counter is reset to 0:00:00.
Recording Features Turn on the TV and select the video channel (or AV mode). Slide the TV/VCR/DVD switch to the right. Record One Programme While Watching Another If your unit is connected to the TV via the AV connection, press TV/VCR. The unit’s VCR indicator and the TV broadcast being recorded disappear.
Receiving Stereo and Bilingual Programmes Your unit is equipped with a Sound-Multiplex decoder (A2) and a Digital stereo sound decoder (NICAM) making reception of stereo and bilingual broadcasts possible. When the channel is changed, the type of broadcast being received will be displayed on the TV screen for a few seconds. Type of Broadcast Being On-screen Display Received...
Timer ® Programming With the S system, timer programming is greatly simplified because each TV programme has a corresponding code number which your unit is able to recognize. Before performing the S Programming: Make sure that the unit’s built-in clock is set properly. Insert a cassette with the safety tab in place.
Return to the normal screen. Press PROG or OK. “PROGRAM COMPLETED” appears on the TV screen for about 5 seconds, then the normal screen appears. Repeat steps B – G for each additional programme. Engage the unit’s timer mode. Press #. The unit turns off automatically and “#” appears on the front display panel.
Express Timer Programming If you do not know the S number for the programme you wish to record, use the following procedure to set your unit to timer-record the programme. Before performing Express Timer Programming: Make sure that the unit’s built-in clock is set properly. Insert a cassette with the safety tab in place.
To Timer-Record Weekly Or Daily Serials: — anytime during steps D through I, press WEEKLY (number key “9”) for weekly serials or DAILY (number key “8”) for daily serials (Monday – Friday). Either “WEEKLY” or “DAILY” appears on the TV screen. Pressing the button again makes the corresponding indication disappear.
When programmes overlap each other If “PROGRAM OVERLAPPED” appears, you have another programme overlapping the programme you have just made. The Programme Check screen appears and conflicting programmes will start blinking. Example: Programme 1 (you have just made) and Programme 4 overlap each other. Confirm the overlapping programmes.
Before performing the following steps: Make sure the satellite receiver is connected to the unit’s L-2 IN/DECODER connector. ( Programme the timer on the satellite receiver. Insert a cassette with the safety tab in place. Slide the TV/VCR/DVD switch to the right. Select the VHS deck.
Basic Playback Turn on the TV and select the video channel (or AV mode). Slide the TV/VCR/DVD switch to the right. ATTENTION You can not use the DVD deck when the VHS deck is in the Automatic Satellite Programme standby and recording mode.
Playback Features ● Turn on the TV and select the video channel (or AV mode). ● Slide the TV/VCR/DVD switch to the right. Playback Control (PBC) Function — Locating a desired scene using the menu of a Video CD with PBC Some Video CD discs support the PBC function.
Variable Speed Search During playback, press 5 for forward variable speed search, or 3 for reverse variable speed search. The more times you press, the faster the playback picture moves. To resume normal playback, press 4. During playback, press and hold 6 for forward variable speed search, or press and hold 2 for reverse variable speed search.
If you stop the playback of a disc for which an resume point has already been memorized, the memory will be updated with the new resume point. After the unit has memorized the resume point for 30 discs, remembering a new resume point will cause the unit to delete the oldest memorized point.
VFP function — Adjusting the picture quality The VFP (Video Fine Processor) function enables you to adjust the picture character according to the type of programming, picture tone or personal preference. NOTE: Before you start operation; The VFP setting screen disappears if no operations are done for more than about 10 seconds.
Using the on-screen bar You can check disc information while the disc is loaded and you can use some functions using the on-screen bar. The on-screen bar allows you the various playback operations. How to Access the on-screen bar Press PLAY SETUP twice whenever a disc is loaded. Example: During DVD VIDEO playback Example: During Video CD playback Contents of the on-screen bar during playback...
Change the time information You can change the time information in the on-screen bar on the TV screen and the front display panel of the unit. During playback or while stopped Access the on-screen bar. Press PLAY SETUP twice. The on-screen bar appears on the TV screen.
To clear the on-screen bar Press PLAY SETUP. To cancel Repeat Playback Repeat from step A, select “OFF” in step C, then press When using the REPEAT button: Access the repeat mode. Press REPEAT during playback of the item you want to repeat.
Time Search You can play back a disc from the desired point by specifying the elapsed time from the beginning of the current title (for DVD VIDEO) or the disc (for Audio CD/Video CD) using the Time Search. When a PBC-compatible Video CD is played back, be sure to inactivate PBC function before you perform Time search by pressing the number keys instead of the 4 button when you start playback.
Examples: To select track 5, press the number key “5”. To select track 15, press the number key “1” and “5”. To select track 25, press number key “2” and “5”. ● It is not possible to use the number key “+10”. If you have specified a wrong selection Enter the appropriate number keys again.
Random Playback You can play back all the tracks on the disc in random order. Access the on-screen bar. Press PLAY SETUP twice in stop mode. Select the menu item. Press w e to move H to , then press OK. Playback starts in random order.
Select the subtitle language. Press rt or SUB TITLE repeatedly to select the desired subtitle language, then press OK. Each time you press the button, the subtitle language changes. The pop-up window disappears if no operation is done for about 5 seconds. NOTE: When “X”...
Audio Language Selection Some DVD discs contain multiple audio. You can select the audio language of movies (DVD VIDEO). During playback When using the on-screen bar Access the on-screen bar. Press PLAY SETUP twice. The on-screen bar appears on the TV screen. Select the menu item.
Audio Channel Selection When you play certain karaoke (DVD/Video CD/SVCD), you can enjoy karaoke by selecting the audio channel to play. The sound of each audio channel depends on the contents of the disc. During playback When using the on-screen bar Access the on-screen bar.
Parental Lock This function restricts playback of DVD VIDEO discs which contain violent (and other) scenes according to the level set by the user. For example, if a movie which includes violent scenes supports the parental lock feature, such scenes which you do not want to let children view can be cut or replaced with other scenes.
To change the settings You can change the Parental lock settings later. Access the Parental Lock screen. A Press SET UP MENU. B Press w e to select “ OTHERS”. C Press rt repeatedly to move H to “PARENTAL LOCK“, then press OK. The “PARENTAL LOCK“...
Country/Area Code List for Parental Lock Andorra United Arab Emirates Afghanistan Antigua and Barbuda Anguilla Albania Armenia Netherlands Antilles Angola Antarctica Argentina American Samoa Austria Australia Aruba Azerbaijan Bosnia and Herzegovina Barbados Bangladesh Belgium Burkina Faso Bulgaria Bahrain Burundi Benin Bermuda Brunei Darussalam Bolivia...
Saint Lucia Liechtenstein Sri Lanka Liberia Lesotho Lithuania Luxembourg Latvia Libyan Arab Jamahiriya Morocco Monaco Moldova, Republic of Madagascar Marshall Islands Mali Myanmar Mongolia Macau Northern Mariana Islands Martinique Mauritania Montserrat Malta Mauritius Maldives Malawi Mexico Malaysia Mozambique Namibia New Caledonia Niger Norfolk Island Nigeria...
About MP3 Disc This unit can playback CD discs recorded in the MP3 format (we refer to those discs as MP3 discs in this manual). Operations for MP3 discs are similar to those for Audio CD discs, though there are some restrictions and differences. What is MP3? MP3 is the abbreviation of “MPEG1 Audio Layer 3”.
MP3 Playback You can search and play back desired groups and tracks using the MP3 control display. Turn on the TV and select the video channel (or AV mode). Slide the TV/VCR/DVD switch to the right. Using the MP3 control display Turn on the unit.
Group/track selection To start playback by specifying the group/track number A Press TITLE. B Press the number keys (0-10, +10) to enter the group number. C Press the number keys (0-10, +10) to enter the track number. Example: To select 3: Press 3.
About JPEG Disc This unit can playback CD discs recorded in the JPEG format (we refer to those discs as JPEG discs in this manual). Operations for JPEG discs are similar to those for Audio CD discs, though there are some restrictions and differences. What is JPEG? JPEG is the abbreviation of “Joint Photographic Expert Group”.
JPEG Playback You can search and play back desired groups and files using the JPEG control display. Turn on the TV and select the video channel (or AV mode). Slide the TV/VCR/DVD switch to the right. Using the JPEG control display Turn on the unit.
Group/file selection To start slide-show playback by specifying the group/file number A Press TITLE. B Press the number keys (0-10, +10) to enter the group number. C Press the number keys (0-10, +10) to enter the file number. Example: To select 3: Press 3.
When using a monaural camcorder, connect its AUDIO OUT connector to the AUDIO L input connector on your unit. When a Master Edit Control-equipped JVC camcorder is used, the camcorder is capable of controlling the unit. Refer to the camcorder’s instruction manual for operating procedure.
Edit To Or From Another Video Recorder You can use your unit as the source player or as the recording deck. A When using your unit as the source player: Player AV mode 21-pin SCART cable (not provided) Another recorder Recorder B When using your unit as the recording deck: Recorder...
Dubbing (from DVD to VHS) You can dub selected scenes from the DVD disc to a cassette, starting and stopping wherever you wish. However, it is not possible to dub copy-protected discs. In such case, “ERROR” appears on the front display panel. Turn on the TV and select the video channel (or AV mode).
EDITING (DVD DECK) Digital Audio Dubbing Turn on the TV and select the video channel (or AV mode). Slide the TV/VCR/DVD switch to the right. Recorder Optical cable (not provided) DIGITAL AUDIO OUT Note for connection: Remove the connector cover from the unit and remove the protection cap from the cable.
Remote Control Functions Remote A/B/C/D Code Switching The remote control is capable of controlling four JVC video units independently. Each of the units can respond to one of four codes (A, B, C or D). The remote control is preset to send A code signals because your unit is initially set to respond to A code signals.
TV Multi-Brand Remote Control Your remote control can operate the basic functions of your TV set. In addition to JVC TVs, other manufacturer’s TVs can also be controlled. Before performing the following steps: Turn off the TV using its remote control.
Connecting To A Satellite Receiver Simple Connections This is an example of a simple connection if your TV has one 21-pin AV input (SCART) connector. Connect the satellite receiver to the L-2 IN/DECODER connector, then connect the L-1 IN/OUT connector to the TV’s connector.
Connecting/Using A Decoder The L-2 IN/DECODER connector can be used as an input connector for an external decoder (descrambler). Simply connect a decoder and you can enjoy the variety of programming that is available through scrambled channels. Decoder L-1 IN/OUT L-2 IN/DECODER Select the input mode.
Mode Set (VHS deck) You can change various mode settings on the Mode Set screen by following the procedure described below. ● For each mode setting, see pages 63 to 64. ● Turn on the TV and select the video channel (or AV mode).
* The default setting is bold in the table below. 8 B.E.S.T. — ON / OFF You can set the B.E.S.T. (Biconditional Equalised Signal Tracking) system to “ON” or “OFF”. ( pg. 23) NOTES: When watching a tape recorded with “B.E.S.T.” set to “ON”, it is recommended that you leave B.E.S.T.
8 POWER SAVE — ON / OFF When this function is set to “ON”, you can reduce the power consumption while the unit is turned off. NOTES: During Power Save mode: — the front display panel will be turned off. —...
Mode Set (DVD deck) You can change various mode settings on the Mode Set screen by following the procedure described below. For each mode setting, see pages 66 to 67. MENU LANGUAGE ( AUDIO LANGUAGE ( LANGUAGE SUBTITLE ( ON SCREEN LANGUAGE ( MONITOR TYPE ( PICTURE SOURCE ( PICTURE...
* The default setting is bold in the table below. Picture Settings 8 MONITOR TYPE — 16:9 NORMAL / 16:9 AUTO / 4:3 LB / 4:3 PS You can select the monitor type depending on the TV used when you play back DVD VIDEO discs recorded for wide-screen TVs. For more details, refer to “Monitor Set (DVD deck)”...
Playback discs DVD VIDEO with 48 kHz, 16/20/24 bit linear DVD VIDEO with DTS DVD VIDEO with Dolby Digital Audio CD/Video CD Audio CD with DTS MP3 disc NOTES: The unit is not equipped with the DTS decoding function. When you play back a DVD VIDEO or Audio CD disc with DTS, use a DTS decoder to get correct signals from your speakers.
Tuner Set IMPORTANT Perform the following steps only if — — Auto Channel Set has not been set correctly by Auto Set Up or by Preset Download. ( pg. 10, 12) — you have moved to a different area or if a new station starts broadcasting in your area.
Using the Confirmation screen, you can skip or add channel positions, enter station names and perform other operations. Refer to pages 69 – 71 for the procedures. Depending on reception conditions, the stations may not be stored in order, and the station names may not be stored correctly.
Delete A Channel Perform steps A and B of “Manual Channel Set” on page 69 to access the Confirmation screen before continuing. Select the item. Press rt w e until the item you want to delete begins blinking. Delete a channel. Press &.
Set Stations (A) Set station names that are registered in your unit. Perform steps A and B of “Manual Channel Set” on page 69 to access the Confirmation screen before continuing. Select the item. Press rt w e until the item you want begins blinking. Access the Manual Channel Set screen.
TV Station And ID List * The “ID” abbreviation is what is shown on-screen in lieu of the station name. The “ID” abbreviation is listed in the Confirmation screen and is displayed on the TV screen when the unit is tuned to a different station. STATION NAME 1000 TV1000...
Clock Set Turn on the TV and select the video channel (or AV mode). Slide the TV/VCR/DVD switch to the right. IMPORTANT If you performed Auto Set Up ( pg. 10) or Preset Download ( pg. 12), without ever having set the clock previously, the unit’s built-in clock is also set automatically.
Just Clock The Just Clock function provides accurate time keeping through automatic adjustments at regular intervals, by reading data from a PDC signal. The Just Clock option can be set “ON” or “OFF” at the Clock Set screen (the default setting is “OFF”). Press OK until the Just Clock setting begins blinking, then press rt to change the setting.
“USE CLEANING CASSETTE” message appears on the screen. The video heads may be dirty. ]Use a dry cleaning cassette ECL-3F, or consult your JVC dealer. Breaks are noticeable in Hi-Fi soundtrack. The automatic tracking mode is engaged.
Changing audio/subtitle language is not possible. The disc does not contain audio/subtitles in multiple languages. ]With some discs, the language should be set on the top menu. pg. 31) The subtitles do not appear on the TV screen. The disc does not contain subtitles. The subtitle display is set to off.
TIMER RECORDING (VHS deck) Timer recording won’t work. The clock and/or the timer have been set incorrectly. ]Re-perform the clock and/or timer settings. The timer is not engaged. ]Press # and confirm that “#” is displayed on the front display panel.
SPECIFICATIONS GENERAL Power requirement : AC 220 V – 240 V Power consumption Power on : 26 W Power off : 6.0 W Temperature Operating : 5°C to 40°C Storage : –20°C to 60°C Operating position : Horizontal only Dimensions (WxHxD) : 435 mm x 93 mm x 272 mm Weight : 4.4 kg...
... 37 A-B Repeat Playback About Discs ... 51 JPEG ... 48 ... 5 Placing a Disc ... 4 Playable Discs ... 4 Region Number ... 4 Unplayable Discs ... 41 Angle Selection ... 43 Audio Channel Selection ... 42 Audio Language Selection ...
... 30 OPERATIONS ON DVD DECK ... 18 OPERATIONS ON VHS DECK ... 14 Pan&Scan Parental Lock ... 46 Country/Area Code List ... 45 To change the settings To set Parental Lock for the first time To temporarily release the Parental Lock ...