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JVC 3834RV0038A Instructions Manual

Dvd player & video cassette recorder
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  • Page 2 CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK) NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. This lightning flash with arrowhead symbol within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated dangerous voltage within the product’s enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction ....4 Symbol Used in this Manual ....4 About the Symbol Display .
  • Page 4: Introduction

    Introduction To ensure proper use of this product, please read this owner’s manual carefully and retain for future reference. This manual provides information on the operation and maintenance of your DVD player. Should the unit require service, contact an authorized service location. Symbol Used in this Manual The lightning flash symbol alerts you to the presence of dangerous voltage within the...
  • Page 5: Types Of Playable Discs

    Types of Playable Discs (8 cm / 12 cm disc) Video CD (VCD) (8 cm / 12 cm disc) Audio CD (8 cm / 12 cm disc) In addition, this unit plays DivX file, DVD -R, DVD +R, DVD -RW, DVD +RW, SVCD, and CD-R / CD-RW that contains audio titles, MP3 or JPEG files.
  • Page 6: Disc-Related Terms

    Disc-related terms DVD ±R / DVD ±RW DVD -R and DVD +R are two different standards for recordable DVD drives and discs. This format allows information to be recorded onto the DVD disc only once. DVD +RW and DVD -RW are two standards for re-writable media, meaning the DVD content can be erased and re-recorded.
  • Page 7: Front Panel

    Front Panel Go to beginning of current chapter/track or to PREVIOUS chapter/track. Press and hold for two seconds for a fast reverse search. Rewinds the tape. Go to NEXT chapter/track. Press and hold for two seconds for a fast forward search. Winds the tape forwards.
  • Page 8: Remote Control

    1 1 / / I Switches DVD+VCR ON and OFF. TV/VCR To view channels selected by the VCR tuner or by the TV tuner. Select the DVD+VCR function mode to DVD. Select the DVD+VCR function mode to VCR. DISPLAY Accesses On-Screen Display (DVD). Shows you the current time or counter (VCR).
  • Page 9: Rear Panel

    Rear Panel AERIAL Connect the aerial using this jack. DVD/VCR OUT (VIDEO/AUDIO (Left/Right)) Connect to a TV with video and audio inputs. AUDIO OUT (Left/Right) (DVD EXCLUSIVE OUT) Connect to an amplifier, receiver or stereo system. COAXIAL (DVD EXCLUSIVE OUT) (Digital audio out jack) Connect to digital (coaxial) audio equipment.
  • Page 10: Installation And Setup

    Installation and Setup Tips: Depending on your TV and other equipment there are various ways you can connect the player. Please refer to the manuals of your TV, VCR, stereo system or other devices as necessary for additional connection information. Notes: The picture and sound of a nearby TV, VCR, or radio may be distorted during playback.
  • Page 11: Connecting To Optional Equipment

    Connecting to Optional Equipment Connecting to an amplifier equipped with two channel analog stereo or Dolby Pro Logic II/Pro Logic Connect the Left and Right AUDIO OUT jacks on this unit to the audio left and right in jacks on your amplifi- er, receiver or stereo system, using the audio cables.
  • Page 12: Before Operation-Vcr Part

    Before Operation-VCR part Tuning in a video channel on your Notes: The output frequency of this DVD+VCR is set at UHF channel 36. If channel 36 is already used by another TV station, or if the picture is distorted, you can change the transmitter channel of your DVD+VCR.
  • Page 13: Setting The Clock Manually

    Setting the clock Manually The clock in your VCR controls time and date settings for your VCR. The clock is set automatically during ACMS (Automatic Channel Memory System) when your VCR detects a channel that broadcasts a Teletext signal. If the broadcast signal is weak the clock will not be set and will require setting manually.
  • Page 14: How To Using The Main Menu

    How to using the main menu This DVD+VCR can easily be programmed by using the menus displayed on screen. The menus are controlled from the Remote Control Handset. 1. Switch on your TV set and video recorder by pressing the 1 1 / / + button. 2.
  • Page 15: Tuning In Tv Stations Manually

    Tuning in TV Stations Manually In certain areas of the country broadcast signals may be too weak for your DVD+VCR’s automatic tuning process to find or assign TV stations correctly. You must tune in these weaker broadcast stations manually in order for your DVD+VCR to store them.
  • Page 16: Changing The Order Of Tv Stations

    Changing the order of TV Stations After tuning TV stations into your VCR you may wish to change the order in which they are stored without having to retune them against! The instructions given on this page will show you how you can simply move them into your desired order.
  • Page 17: Before Operation-Dvd Part

    Before Operation-DVD part On-Screen Display You can display the general playback status on the TV screen. Some items can be changed using the menu. To use the on-screen display: 1. Press DISPLAY during playback. 2. Press v / V to select an item. The selected item is highlighted.
  • Page 18: Initial Settings

    Initial Settings By using the Setup menu, you can make various adjustments to items such as picture and sound. You can also set a language for the subtitles and the Setup menu, among other things. For details on each Setup menu item, see pages 18 to 21. To display and exit the Menu: Press SETUP MENU to display the menu.
  • Page 19: Display

    DISPLAY DISPLAY TV Aspect 16 : 9 Display Mode Widescreen Progressive Scan TV Output Select Move TV Aspect 4:3 : Select when a standard 4:3 TV is connected. 16:9 : Select when a 16:9 wide TV is connected. Display Mode Display Mode setting works only when the TV Aspect mode is set to “4:3”.
  • Page 20: Others

    OTHERS The PBC, Auto Play and DivX(R) VOD settings can be changed. OTHERS Auto Play DivX(R) VOD Set Playback Control (PBC) to On or Off. On: Video CDs with PBC are played according to the PBC. Off: Video CDs with PBC are played the same way as Audio CDs.
  • Page 21: Lock (Parental Control)

    LOCK (Parental Control) LOCK Rating Unlock Password Area Code Move Rating Some movies contain scenes that may not be suitable for children to view. Many of these discs contain parental control information that applies to the complete disc or to certain scenes on the disc. Movies and scenes are rated from 1 to 8, depending on the country.
  • Page 22: Operation

    Operation Playing a tape You will only be able to load and eject video cassettes when your DVD+VCR is plugged into the mains. Your DVD+VCR may also playback recordings from NTSC tapes (on PAL TV). Getting a better picture When a cassette is inserted and playback started, the automatic tracking function works to get the best possi- ble picture automatically.
  • Page 23: Instant Timer Recording

    Instant Timer Recording Your DVD+VCR allows you to make recordings using a variety of simple methods: Instant Timer Recording start recording immediately for a set period of time or until the video cassette runs out. Your DVD+VCR incorporates Long Play (LP) which enables you to record up to twice the amount of time on a video cassette.
  • Page 24: Video Plus+ Programming

    VIDEO Plus+ Programming VIDEO Plus+ greatly simplifies entering the date, channel, start and end times of a Timer Recording by simply entering VIDEO Plus+ Code. VIDEO Plus+ Codes are published in most TV guide mag- azines; they can vary one to nine numbers in length.
  • Page 25: Timer Recording Using On Screen Display

    Timer recording using On Screen Display You may set up to seven timer record events within one month of the current date. Note: Before setting the timer make sure that you have set the DVD+VCR clock correctly and you know which stations you have tuned TV stations on your DVD+VCR.
  • Page 26 Timer recording using On Screen Display (Continued) 9. Press i to set another timer record event and follow steps 3 to 8. Check that the timer event details are correct. Press i return to screen. If PLEASE CHECK is displayed, you have entered incorrectly and will need to re-enter the data.
  • Page 27: Playing A Dvd Or Video Cd

    Playing a DVD or Video CD Playback Setup 1. Turn on the TV and select the video input source connected to the DVD player. 2. Turn on the audio system (if applicable) and select the input source connected to the DVD player. 3.
  • Page 28: Still Picture And Frame-By-Frame Playback

    Still Picture and Frame-by-Frame Playback DivX 1. Press X on the remote control during playback. Advance the picture frame-by-frame by pressing X repeatedly. 2. To exit still motion mode, press N. Slow Motion 1. Press X during playback. The DVD player will now go into PAUSE mode. 2.
  • Page 29: Zoom

    Zoom DivX Use zoom to enlarge the video image. 1. Press ZOOM during playback or still playback to activate the Zoom function. The square frame appears briefly in the right bottom of the picture. 2. Each press of the ZOOM button changes the TV screen in the sequence: 100% size →...
  • Page 30: Playing An Audio Cd Or Mp3 Disc

    Playing an Audio CD or MP3 Disc The DVD player can play MP3 formatted recordings on CD-ROM, CD-R, or CD-RW discs. Audio CD Once you insert an audio CD a menu appears on the TV screen. Press v / V to select a track then press N or ENTER and playback starts.
  • Page 31: Audio Cd And Mp3 Disc Features

    Audio CD and MP3 Disc Features Pause 1. Press X during playback. 2. To return to playback, press N, ENTER or press X again. Moving to another Track 1. Press . or > briefly during playback to go to the next track or to return to the beginning of the current track.
  • Page 32: Programmed Playback

    Programmed Playback The program function enables you to store your favorite tracks from any disc in the player memory. A program can contain 30 tracks. 1. Insert a disc. Audio CD or MP3 Discs: AUDIO CD or MUSIC menu appears. 2.
  • Page 33: Viewing A Jpeg Disc

    Viewing a JPEG Disc Using this DVD Player you can view discs with JPEG files. 1. Insert a disc and close the tray. The PHOTO menu appears on the TV screen. PHOTO List Preview JPEG Folder 1 JPEG Folder 2 >>>...
  • Page 34: Playing A Dvd Vr Format Disc

    Playing a DVD VR format Disc This unit will play DVD-R/RW discs recorded using the DVD-Video format that have been finalized using a DVD-recorder. • This unit will play DVD-RW discs recorded using the Video Recording (VR) format. 1. Insert a disc and close the tray. The DVD-VR menu appears on the TV screen.
  • Page 35: Playing A Divx Movie Disc

    Playing a DivX Movie Disc Using this DVD Player you can play DivX disc. 1. Insert a disc and close the tray. The MOVIE menu appears on the TV screen. MOVIE 0:00:00 List Movie Folder 1 Movie Folder 2 Movie Folder 3 Movie Folder 4 Movie Folder 5 Movie Folder 6...
  • Page 36: Additional Features-Vcr Part

    Additional Features-VCR part On Screen Display You may easily display the current time or tape counter, amount of tape left, day, month, year, day of week, programme channel, tape speed and opera- tional mode of your VCR will appear on the TV screen.
  • Page 37: Hi-Fi Stereo Sound System

    Hi-Fi Stereo Sound System Your VCR will record and playback Hi-Fi stereo sound. In addition it has a stereo NICAM digital stereo sound decoder. This allows you to record and playback the sound in several different ways. Video cassettes recorded on your VCR will have a normal mono audio track and two VHS Hi-Fi stereo audio tracks.
  • Page 38: Additional Features

    Additional Features Last Scene Memory This player memorizes last scene from the last disc that is viewed. The last scene remains in memory even if you remove the disc from the player or switch off the player. If you load a disc that has the scene memorized, the scene is automatically recalled.
  • Page 39: Reference

    Reference Language Codes Use this list to input your desired language for the following initial settings: Disc Audio, Disc Subtitle, Disc Menu. Language Code Language Abkhazian 6566 Fiji Afar 6565 Finnish Afrikaans 6570 French Albanian 8381 Frisian Ameharic 6577 Galician Arabic 6582 Georgian...
  • Page 40: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Check the following guide for the possible cause of a problem before contacting service. Symptom DVD or VCR button is not switched DVD or VCR do not work properly. properly. No power. The power cord is disconnected. No disc is inserted. The power is on, but the DVD player does not work.
  • Page 41: Specification

    Specification General Power requirements Power consumption Dimensions (approx.) Mass (approx.) Operating temperature Operating humidity Timer RF Modulator System Laser Video Head system Signal system Frequency response Signal-to-noise ratio Harmonic distortion Dynamic range Inputs (VCR) Audio Video Outputs (DVD) VIDEO OUT Audio output (digital audio) Audio output (analog audio) Outputs (VCR)
  • Page 42: Precautions

    In the unlikely event of the plug fuse failing be sure to replace the fuse only with an identical approved type, as originally fitted, and to replace the fuse cover. If the fuse fails again consult your nearest JVC dealer.
  • Page 43 Printed in Indonesia © 2005 Victor Company of Japan, Limited P/NO : 3834RV0038A...

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