JVC 3834RP0093F Owner's Manual

Dvd player/video cassette recorder
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  • Page 2: Safety Precautions

    • Complete versatility to play DVD, VCDs, audio CDs or VHS Tapes. • Watch a DVD while recording a TV show to the VCR. • Remote controls DVD, VCR decks and JVC TV. • Records from DVD to VHS (unless DVD is copy protected with Macrovision).
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction Safety Precautions ......2 Important ....... . 2 Table of Contents .
  • Page 4: Before Use

    Before Use 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 can play a CD-R or CD-RW that contains audio titles or MP3, WMA or JPEG files and SVCD also.
  • Page 5: Precautions

    Before Use (Cont’d) Precautions Handling the unit When shipping the unit The original shipping carton and packing materials come in handy. For maximum protection, re-pack the unit as it was originally packed at the factory. When setting the unit The picture and sound of a nearby TV or radio may be distorted during playback.
  • Page 6: Front Panel And Display Window

    Front Panel and Display Window POWER Switches the unit to ON or OFF. Tape Eject DVD/VCR Selector Tape Compartment Channel Programme Selectors VCR Indicator Audio IN (L/R) Jacks Video IN Jack Indicates total playing time/elapsed time/current time Indicates repeat mode Disc - In indicator DVD OPEN/CLOSE ( Opens or closes the disc tray.
  • Page 7: Remote Control

    Remote Control VCR/DVD mode button Selects operational mode of remote control. TV or VCR/DVD select swith - To operate your JVC TV. - To operate your VCR/DVD. DISPLAY• - Access the On-Screen Display (DVD). - Shows you the current time or counter (VCR).
  • Page 8: Remote A/B/C/D Code Switching

    Remote A/B/C/D Code Switching The remote control is capable of controlling four JVC video units independently. Each of 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 ini- tially set to respond to A code signals.
  • Page 9: Tv Multi-Brand Remote Control

    TV Multi-Brand Remote Control Your remote control can operate the basic functions of your TV set. In addition to JVC TVs, other manufactur- er’s TVs can also be controlled. Before performing the following steps: Turn off the TV using its remote control.
  • Page 10: Rear Panel

    Rear Panel Connect to an amplifier, receiver or stereo system. Connect to Set Top Box or another Video Output Switch Select either COMPONENT, S-VIDEO or RGB depending on how you connect this unit to the TV. Connect the aerial using this jack. AC Power Cord Connect to a power source.
  • Page 11: Connections

    Connections Tips Depending on your TV and other equipment you wish to connect, there are various ways you could connect the unit. Please refer to the manuals of your TV, Stereo System or other devices as necessary to make the best connections.
  • Page 12: Connecting To Optional Equipment

    Important notes on controlling this unit This unit uses one set of controls to operate VCR, DVD and JVC TV. The following buttons are helpful in successfully controlling each part. * First, select TV or VCR/DVD with the slide switch.
  • Page 13: Before Operation - Vcr Part

    Before Operation - VCR part Tuning in a video channel on your TV Notes The output frequency of this video recorder (VCR) is set at UHF channel 22. If channel 22 is already used by another TV station, or if the picture is distorted, you can change the transmitter channel of your VCR.
  • Page 14: Setting The Clock Manually

    Before Operation - VCR part 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.
  • Page 15: How To Using The Main Menu

    Before Operation - VCR part How to use the main menu This VCR can easily be programmed by using the menus displayed on screen. The menus are controlled from the Remote Control Handset. Switch on your TV set and video recorder by pressing the POWER button.
  • Page 16: Tuning In Tv Stations Manually

    Before Operation - VCR part Tuning in TV Stations Manually In certain areas of the country broadcast signals may be too weak for your 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 VCR to store them.
  • Page 17: Changing The Other Of Tv Stations

    Before Operation - VCR part 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. The instructions given on this page will show you how you can simply move them into your desired order.
  • Page 18: Before Operation - Dvd Part

    Before Operation - DVD part General Explanation This manual gives the basic instructions for operating this unit. Some DVDs require specific operation or allow only limited operation during playback. When this occurs, the symbol appears on the TV screen, indicating that the operation is not permitted by this unit or is not available on the disc.
  • Page 19: Initial Settings

    Before Operation (Continued) - DVD part Initial Settings You can set your own Personal Preferences on this unit. Initial Settings General Operation Press SETUP. The setup menu appears. Original Disc Audio Disc Subtitle English Disc Menu French Rating German Country Code Spanish TV Aspect Italian...
  • Page 20: Sound

    Before Operation (Continued) - DVD part Sound Digital Audio Output Each DVD disc has a variety of audio output options. Set the player’s Digital Audio Output according to the type of audio system you use. DOLBY DIGITAL/PCM: Select “DOLBY DIGITAL/PCM” if you connected this unit’s DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (OPTI- CAL or COAXIAL) jack to a Dolby Digital decoder (or an amplifier or other equipment with a Dolby Digital...
  • Page 21: Parental Control

    Before Operation (Continued) - DVD part Parental Control Rating Movies on DVDs may contain scenes not suitable for children. Therefore, discs may contain Parental Control information that applies to the complete disc or to certain scenes on the disc. These scenes are rated from 1 to 8, and alternatively, more suitable scenes are available for selection on some discs.
  • Page 22: Operation With Tape

    Operation with tape Playing a tape You will only be able to load and eject video cassettes when your VCR is plugged into the mains. Your 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 possible picture automatically.
  • Page 23: Instant Timer Recording (Itr)

    Operation with tape Instant Timer Recording (ITR) Your VCR allows you to make recordings using a variety of simple methods: Instant Timer Recording (ITR) start recording immediately for a set period of time or until the video cassette runs out. Your 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+ Recording

    Operation with tape VIDEO Plus+ recording VIDEO Plus+ greatly simplifies entering the date, channel, start and end times of a Timer Recording by simply entering a PlusCode. PlusCodes are published in most TV guide magazines; they can vary one to nine numbers in length. VIDEO Plus+ and PlusCode are registered trade- marks of Gemstar Development Corporation.
  • Page 25: Timer Recording Using On Screen Display

    Operation with tape 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 VCR clock correctly and you know which stations you have tuned TV stations on your VCR.
  • Page 26: Operation With Dvd And Video Cd

    Operation with DVD and Video CD Playing a DVD and Video CD Playback Setup VCD2.0 Turn on the TV and select the video input source connected to the DVD with no label player. Audio system: Turn on the audio system and select the input source connected to the DVD player.
  • Page 27: Still Picture And Frame-By-Frame Playback

    Operation with DVD and Video CD General Features (continued) Still Picture and Frame-by-frame playback VCD2.0 VCD1.1 1 Press ; during playback. The player will now go into pause mode. 2 You can advance the picture frame-by-frame by pressing ; repeatedly on the remote control. Search VCD2.0 VCD1.1...
  • Page 28: Zoom

    Operation with DVD and Video CD General Features (continued) Zoom VCD2.0 VCD1.1 The Zoom function allows you to enlarge the video image and to move through the enlarged image. 1 Press ZOOM during playback or still playback to acti- vate the Zoom function. If you press ZOOM repeatedly, the magnification level increases up to six times.
  • Page 29: Operation With Audio Cd And Mp3/Wma Disc

    Operation with Audio CD and MP3/WMA Disc Playing an Audio CD and MP3/WMA Disc The DVD Player can play MP3/WMA formatted record- ings on CD-ROM, CD-R or CD-RW discs. Before playing MP3/WMA recordings, read the notes on MP3/WMA Recordings on right. Insert a disc and close the tray.
  • Page 30: Pause

    Operation with Audio and MP3/WMA Disc (Continued) Pause 1 Press ; ; during playback. 2 To return to playback, press PLAY 2 2 or press ; ; again. Moving to another Track Press SKIP/INDEX . or > briefly during playback to go to the next track or to return to the beginning of the current track.
  • Page 31: Operation With Jpeg Disc

    Operation with JPEG Disc Viewing a JPEG disc This DVD Player can play discs with JPEG files. Before playing JPEG recordings, read the notes on JPEG Recordings on right. Insert a disc and close the tray. The MP3/WMA/JPEG choice menu appears on the TV screen.
  • Page 32: Programmed Playback

    Programmed Playback Programmed Playback with Audio CD and MP3/WMA/JPEG Disc The Program function enables you to store your favorite tracks (or files) from any disc in the player memory. Program can contain 32 tracks (Audio CD) or 60 tracks (MP3/JPEG/WMA disc). Press PROG.
  • Page 33: Additional Operation - Vcr Part

    Additional Operation - 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 operational mode of your VCR will appear on the TV screen. If a recording is taking place these On Screen Displays will not be recorded onto the tape.
  • Page 34: Hi-Fi Stereo Sound System

    Additional Operation - VCR part 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 record- ed on your VCR will have a normal mono audio track and two VHS Hi-Fi stereo audio tracks.
  • Page 35: Additional Operation - Dvd Part

    Additional Operation - DVD part Last Condition Memory VCD1.1 This player memorizes the last condition for the last disc you have watched. Settings remain in memory even if you remove the disc from the player or switch off the player. If you load a disc that has its settings memo- rized, the latest stop position is automatically recalled.
  • Page 36: Special Recording

    Special Recording Copying from DVD To VCR This unit allows you to copy the contents of a DVD to a VHS. Note If the DVD you are attempting to copy is copy protected, you may not be able to copy the disc. “Lock”...
  • Page 37: 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. The power is on, but No disc is inserted.
  • Page 38: Language Code List

    Language Code List Enter the appropriate code number for the initial settings “Disc Audio”, “Disc Subtitle” and/or “Disc Menu” (See page 19). Code Language Code 6566 Abkhazian 7074 6565 Afar 7073 6570 Afrikaans 7082 8381 Albanian 7089 6577 Ameharic 7176 6582 Arabic 7565...
  • Page 39: Country Code List

    Country Code List Enter the appropriate code number for the initial setting “Country Code” (See page 21). Code Country Code Country Andorra United Arab Emirates Afghanistan Antigua and Barbuda Anguilla Albania Armenia Netherlands Antilles Angola Antarctica Argentina American Samoa Austria Australia Aruba Azerbaidjan...
  • Page 40: Specification

    Specification General Power requirements Power consumption Dimensions (approx.) Mass (approx.) Operating temperature Operating humidity Timer Program capacity 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) S-VIDEO OUT COMPONENT VIDEO OUT Audio output (digital audio)

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