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HDD & S-VHS
VIDEO RECORDER
HM-HDS4E
INSTRUCTIONS
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LPT0736-001B

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  • Page 1

    HDD & S-VHS VIDEO RECORDER HM-HDS4E INSTRUCTIONS LPT0736-001B...

  • Page 2: Safety First

    Safety Precautions The rating plate and the safety caution are on the rear of the unit. WARNING: DANGEROUS VOLTAGE INSIDE WARNING: TO PREVENT FIRE OR SHOCK HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS UNIT TO RAIN OR MOISTURE. CAUTION When you are not using the recorder for a long period of time, it is recommended that you disconnect the power cord from the mains outlet.

  • Page 3

    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” The STANDBY/ON button does not completely shut off mains power from the unit, but switches operating current on and off.

  • Page 4

    PRECAUTION FOR Hard Disk Drive 1. Before installing the recorder This recorder has a built-in hard disk drive, which is a device to read minute magnetic changes. The inside of the device is precision-built, which, when installing the recorder, requires you to note the following: ●...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS SAFETY FIRST Safety Precautions ... 2 INDEX INSTALLING YOUR NEW RECORDER Basic Connection ... 12 S-VIDEO Connection ... 13 INITIAL SETTINGS Auto Set Up ... 14 Preset Download ... 16 Language ... 18 SAT CONTROL SET Satellite Receiver Control Setting ... 19 T-V LINK T-V Link Functions ...

  • Page 6: Index

    FRONT VIEW S-VHS A Eject Button pg. 34 B Cassette Loading Slot C S-VHS mode Indicator pg. 34 D S-VHS/VHS Recording Mode Indicator (S-VHS/ VHS REC) pg. 34 E MODE Button pg. 9, 22 HDD Capacity Check Button F LIVE Button* pg.

  • Page 7: Rear View

    REAR VIEW A Mains Power Cord pg. 12 B Cooling Fan This prevents the temperature from rising inside the recorder. Do not remove it. Install the recorder so as not to block the area around the fan. The fan may be activated even if the recorder is turned off. C L-1 IN/OUT Connector pg.

  • Page 8

    ON-SCREEN DISPLAY (for HDD deck) When “O.S.D.” is set to “ON” ( You can show or clear the following operational information by pressing appears and disappears alternately. When playing back a recorded programme When watching a programme on air When using Live Memory playback When recording pg.

  • Page 9

    ON-SCREEN DISPLAY (for HDD deck) When “O.S.D.” is set to “ON” ( When pressing MODE ( (Appears for eight seconds.) When pressing during recording ON-SCREEN DISPLAY (for DV dubbing) When “O.S.D.” is set to “ON” ( You can show or clear the following operational information by pressing appears and disappears alternately.

  • Page 10

    ON-SCREEN DISPLAY (for VHS deck) When “O.S.D.” is set to “ON” ( A Operation Mode Indicators B Tape Speed SP/LP C Tape Direction D Counter Display E Tape Remaining Time Indicator F Audio Mode Display pg. 41 G Tape Position Indicator The tape position indicator appears on the TV screen when you press...

  • Page 11: Remote Control

    The remote control can operate most of your video recorder’s functions, as well as basic functions of TV sets and satellite receivers of JVC and other brands. ( Point the remote control toward the receiving window. The maximum operating distance of the remote control is about 8 m.

  • Page 12: Installing Your New Recorder

    Basic Connection Aerial connector Back of TV TV aerial cable 21-pin SCART connector RF cable 21-pin SCART (provided) cable (provided) Mains outlet Mains power cord Back of recorder L-1 IN/OUT ATTENTION: Your TV must have a 21-pin AV input connector (SCART) for the connection to the recorder.

  • Page 13: S-video Connection

    S-VIDEO Connection Mains outlet Mains power cord S VIDEO OUT Back of recorder S-Video cable (not provided) Audio cable (not provided) S-VIDEO IN connector Back of TV AUDIO IN connectors To connect to a TV with S-VIDEO/AUDIO IN connectors . . . A Connect the aerial, recorder and TV as per “Basic Connection”...

  • Page 14: Initial Settings

    Auto Set Up Auto Channel Set/Auto Clock Set/ Auto Guide Program Number Set After the button on the recorder or remote control is pressed for the first time to power on the recorder, by simply selecting your country*, the Auto Set Up function sets the tuner channels, clock** and Guide Program numbers automatically.

  • Page 15

    Select the language. Press OK. The Language Set display appears on the TV screen. Press to move the highlight bar (pointer) to the language of your choice. (Example) DEUTSCH is selected. 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.

  • Page 16: Preset Download

    Preset Download Auto Channel Set by Downloading from TV/Auto Clock Set/Auto Guide Program Number Set ATTENTION You can use this function only with a TV offering T-V Link, etc.* Be sure to use a fully-wired 21-pin SCART cable. * Compatible with TVs offering T-V Link, EasyLink, Megalogic, SMARTLINK, Q-Link or DATA LOGIC via fully-wired 21-pin SCART cable.

  • Page 17

    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 AV mode, then make sure that all necessary stations have been stored in the recorder’s memory by using the VCR PR button(s).

  • Page 18: Language

    Language Turn on the TV and select the AV mode. Slide TV/CABLE/SAT switch to the right. INITIAL SETTINGS (cont.) This recorder offers you the choice to view on-screen messages in 10 different languages. Though Auto Set Up selects the language automatically ( change the language setting manually as required.

  • Page 19: Sat Control Set

    SAT CONTROL SET Satellite Receiver Control Setting Your recorder Satellite Controller Satellite receiver 21-pin SCART cable (provided) Back of recorder L-2 IN/DECODER The following procedure is required if you receive satellite channels through a satellite receiver. Approximately 20 seconds before the S programming ( pg.

  • Page 20

    Setting satellite receiver’s brand and channel After installation, set the satellite receiver’s brand and channel correctly; otherwise, the Satellite Controller cannot work correctly. Turn on the TV and select the AV mode. Slide TV/CABLE/SAT switch to the right. Turn on the satellite receiver. Turn on the satellite receiver’s power.

  • Page 21: T-v Link

    SAT CONTROL SET (cont.) T-V LINK Check the result of the test. If the satellite receiver’s channel number has been changed to the same one as you set in step F ... Press to move the highlight bar (pointer) to “CHANGED TO ...”, then press OK or to finish the...

  • Page 22: Recording/playback On Hdd Deck

    Basic Recording Turn on the TV and select the AV mode. Slide TV/CABLE/SAT switch to the right. If the recorder is turned on with HDD deck selected, there may be about 30 seconds’ delay in starting to show pictures on the screen. RECORDING/PLAYBACK ON HDD DECK Turn on the recorder.

  • Page 23: Basic Playback

    Basic Playback Turn on the TV and select the AV mode. Slide TV/CABLE/SAT switch to the right. If the recorder is turned on with HDD deck selected, there may be about 30 seconds’ delay in starting to show pictures on the screen. Turn on the recorder.

  • Page 24: Playback With Hdd Navigation

    Playback with HDD Navigation The HDD Navigation enables you to search and select the desired programmes recorded on the HDD deck very easily. There is a 80 Gbyte hard disk drive on this recorder. You can record up to 100 programmes for the HDD deck. Each time a programme is recorded on the HDD deck, the information of the programme are registered for the HDD Navigation automatically.

  • Page 25: Play List

    Scan for Beginning of Programme (or Play List) You can scan the beginning of the programme (or play list) easily with the HDD Navigation. For details of the play list, refer to “Play List Features” ( pg. 60). Turn on the TV and select the AV mode. Slide TV/CABLE/SAT switch to the right.

  • Page 26

    Playing Two or More Programmes (or Play Lists) Continuously in Desired Order You can select up to eight programmes (or play lists) for continuous programme play. Perform steps A to C of “Scan for Beginning of Programme (or Play List)” ( pg.

  • Page 27

    Family Option Preset You can easily search for a desired programme (or play list) using this option. (“Sort Recorded Programmes (or Play Lists) by Category and Playback” ( pg. 26)) Before using this feature, it is recommended to disengage the unnecessary options using the following procedure to eliminate the labor of selection among many options.

  • Page 28: Live Memory Features

    Live Memory Features Equipped with a hard disk drive, this recorder allows information to be written to and read from the hard disk at high speeds. Taking advantage of this feature, you can temporarily record programmes received with the tuner or from an externally connected equipment, and can watch them only a few seconds behind actual air time.

  • Page 29

    Turn on the recorder. Press 1. Select the HDD deck. Press HDD. Choose a programme. Press VCR PR +/– or the number keys to select the channel you wish to record. The temporary recording begins. Locate the point to start playback from. Press to search for the previous part of the currently viewing programme (temporary recorded on the...

  • Page 30: Playback Features

    Playback Features Turn on the TV and select the AV mode. Slide TV/CABLE/SAT switch to the right. If the recorder is turned on with HDD deck selected, there may be about 30 seconds’ delay in starting to show pictures on the screen. Still Picture/Frame-By-Frame Playback Pause during playback.

  • Page 31

    Jump search You can locate a scene ahead or behind the current one by jumping scenes according to selected time intervals ( during playback (or Live Memory Playback). This feature is also available during recording (or Live Memory Recording) or when watching a TV received programme.

  • Page 32: Repeat Playback

    RECORDING/PLAYBACK ON HDD DECK (cont.) Repeat Playback Your recorder can automatically play back the desired programme(s) repeatedly. Select the desired programme. Perform steps A to D of “Scan for Beginning of Programme (or pg. 25 Play List)” ( ) before continuing. Start Repeat Playback.

  • Page 33: Recording Features

    Recording Features Turn on the TV and select the AV mode. Slide TV/CABLE/SAT switch to the right. If the recorder is turned on with HDD deck selected, there may be about 30 seconds’ delay in starting to show pictures on the screen. Pausing During Recording While you are recording a TV programme and watching it, you can pause Live Memory Playback to answer a phone call or so...

  • Page 34: Recording/playback On Vhs Deck

    Basic Recording Turn on the TV and select the AV mode. Slide TV/CABLE/SAT switch to the right. If the recorder is turned on with HDD deck selected, there may be about 30 seconds’ delay in starting to show pictures on the screen. NOTES: It is not possible to record a TV programme on both the HDD deck and the VHS deck simultaneously.

  • Page 35: Basic Playback

    Basic Playback Turn on the TV and select the AV mode. Slide TV/CABLE/SAT switch to the right. If the recorder is turned on with HDD deck selected, there may be about 30 seconds’ delay in starting to show pictures on the screen. Load a cassette.

  • Page 36: Playback With Vcr Navigation

    Playback with VCR Navigation The VCR Navigation enables you to search and select the desired programmes recorded on the VHS deck very easily. When you record a programme with the VHS deck for more than 8 minutes in SP mode for more than 15 minutes in LP mode) with “NAVIGATION”...

  • Page 37

    Turn on the recorder. Press 1. Select the VHS deck. Press S-VHS. Load the cassette. Insert a cassette with the record safety tab intact. Access the Index screen. On the recorder Press NAVIGATION. On the remote control A Press NAVIGATION. The VCR Navigation screen appears.

  • Page 38

    Sort Recorded Programmes by Category and Playback You can easily search for a desired programme in the Index screen by sorting according to the category option registered during recording (or after recording). Perform steps A and B of “Scan for Beginning of Programme”( pg.

  • Page 39: Playback Features

    Playback Features ATTENTION Picture may not appear during variable speed search with an LP-recorded tape. In the variable speed search, still, slow motion or frame-by-frame playback mode, the picture will be distorted, and there will be a loss of colour. When normal playback resumes from search, still, slow motion or frame-by-frame playback, the picture may jitter vertically momentarily depending on the type of TV being...

  • Page 40: Index Search

    Repeat Playback Your recorder can automatically play back the whole tape 100 times repeatedly. Start playback. Press Activate Repeat Playback. Press and hold for over 5 seconds, then release. The Play indicator ( ) on the front display panel blinks slowly. After playing back a tape 100 times, the recorder stops automatically.

  • Page 41: Manual Tracking

    Manual Tracking Your recorder is equipped with automatic tracking control. During playback, you can override this and adjust the tracking manually by pressing the VCR PR buttons. Override automatic tracking. Press LIVE on the remote control. Adjust the tracking manually. Press VCR PR + or –.

  • Page 42: Recording Features

    Recording Features Turn on the TV and select the AV mode. Slide TV/CABLE/SAT switch to the right. If the recorder is turned on with HDD deck selected, there may be about 30 seconds’ delay in starting to show pictures on the screen. Recording Resume Function If there is a power outage during recording, Instant Timer Recording (in the right column) or timer recording...

  • Page 43

    Elapsed Recording Time Indication Set the counter display. Press – –:– – so that a counter reading appears on the TV screen and the front display panel. The front display panel shows the counter reading with “:” lit. Reset the counter. Press 0000 before starting recording or playback.

  • Page 44

    RECORDING/PLAYBACK ON VHS DECK (cont.) Receiving Stereo and Bilingual Programmes Your recorder 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.

  • Page 45: Picture System

    B.E.S.T. Picture System The B.E.S.T. (Biconditional Equalised Signal Tracking) system checks the condition of the tape in use during playback and recording, and compensates to provide the highest-possible playback and recording pictures. You can set “B.E.S.T.” to “ON” or “OFF” to your preference pg.

  • Page 46: Timer Recording

    ® Programming You can programme this recorder to timer-record as many as 16 programmes. With the S system, timer programming is greatly simplified because each TV programme has a corresponding code number which your recorder is able to recognize. Before performing the S Programming: Make sure that the recorder’s built-in clock is set properly.

  • Page 47

    Set the VPS/PDC mode. A Press to move the arrow to “VPS/PDC”. B Press VPS/PDC to select “ON” or “OFF”. A Press to move the arrow to “VPS/PDC”, then press OK. B Press to select the desired setting, then press OK. If “VPS/PDC ON”...

  • Page 48: Express Timer Programming

    Express Timer Programming You can programme this recorder to timer-record as many as 16 programmes. If you do not know the S number for the programme you wish to record, use the following procedure to set your recorder to timer-record the programme. Before performing Express Timer Programming: Make sure that the recorder’s built-in clock is set properly.

  • Page 49

    Set the VPS/PDC mode. A Press to move the arrow to “VPS/PDC”. B Press VPS/PDC to select “ON” or “OFF”. A Press to move the arrow to “VPS/PDC”, then press OK. B Press to select the desired setting, then press OK. If “VPS/PDC ON”...

  • Page 50

    Check, cancel and change programmes Disengage the timer mode. (VHS deck only) Press (TIMER), then press Access the Programme Check screen, then select the date. A Press PROG. B Press to move the arrow to “PROGRAMME w r e t LIST”, then press OK.

  • Page 51: Automatic Satellite Programme Recording

    Automatic Satellite Programme Recording NOTE: This function is available for the HDD deck only. This function allows you to automatically record a satellite programme which is timer-programmed on your external satellite receiver. Connect a satellite receiver to the recorder’s L-2 IN/DECODER connector and programme the timer on the satellite receiver.

  • Page 52: Remote Control Functions

    Remote A/B/C/D Code Switching The remote control is capable of controlling four JVC video recorders independently. Each of recorders can respond to one of four codes (A, B, C or D). The remote control is preset to send A code signals because your video recorder is initially set to respond to A code signals.

  • Page 53

    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.

  • Page 54

    Turn off the satellite receiver using its remote control. IMPORTANT Although the provided remote control unit is compatible with JVC satellite receivers, as well as many other models, it may not work with your satellite receiver, or in some instances, may have limited function capability.

  • Page 55: Editing

    EDITING About Hybrid Navigation In the sections “Playback with HDD Navigation” ( and “Playback with VCR Navigation” ( described how to search for the beginning of each recorded programme using the Navigation functions. More detailed explanations are provided in this section using HDD Navigation by way of example.

  • Page 56: Modify Information

    Modify Information NOTE: The Navigation systems cannot work during recording on the HDD deck or in SAT mode ( pg. 51). Modify Index Turn on the recorder. Press Select the deck. Slide TV/CABLE/SAT to the right, then press HDD or S-VHS.

  • Page 57: Modify Category

    Modify Category Perform steps A to D of “Modify Index” ( continuing. Access the modify screen. Press to move the arrow to “CATEGORY”, then press Select new category. Press to move the arrow to the desired category, w r e t then press OK.

  • Page 58

    Delete Programme Information For HDD Navigation: When you delete the registered information of a programme, the recorder delete the programme itself on the hard disk drive. The deleted programme is never resumed. For VCR Navigation: When you delete the registered information of a programme, the recorder delete only the information on the hard disk drive.

  • Page 59

    Locate the divide point. A Confirm the arrow is on “DIVIDE”. Playback starts in the left large window. B Press the appropriate buttons ( search for the divide point. You can also search for the divide point by turning and pressing the JOG dial. C Press OK at the divide point.

  • Page 60: Play List Features

    Play List Features A play list is a collection of the scenes selected from original recorded programmes. A play list can be freely edited and played back without ever changing any original recorded data. A play list includes information such as the beginning and ending time of the scenes, indexes for checking the contents of the recorded data, category information, and more.

  • Page 61

    Confirm the play list. Press to move the arrow to “PREVIEW”, then w r e t press OK. Playback of current play list starts in the left large window. Register the selected scenes. Press to move the arrow to “OK”, then press w r e t Return to the normal screen.

  • Page 62

    Delete scenes Perform steps A to C of “Create Play List” ( steps A and B of “Edit Scenes” ( continuing. Delete the scene. A Press to move the arrow to “DELETE”, then w r e t press OK. B Press to move the arrow to the desired scene to be deleted in the scene list, then press OK.

  • Page 63: Dubbing

    Dubbing Easy Dubbing from HDD deck to VHS deck Because this recorder includes both HDD deck and VHS deck, you can easily use it for dubbing up to eight programmes (or play lists) without connecting any other equipment. Access the HDD Navigation screen. Slide TV/CABLE/SAT to the right, then press HDD, then press EDIT.

  • Page 64

    Select the VHS deck. Press S-VHS. Load a cassette. Insert a cassette with the record safety tab intact. · Set the recording speed. · Press MODE. Locate the start point. A Search for the point where you want to start dubbing by pressing B Press Pause mode.

  • Page 65: Normal Dubbing (from Hdd To Vhs)

    Normal Dubbing (from HDD to VHS) You can dub selected scenes from the HDD deck to a cassette, starting and stopping wherever you wish. Load a cassette. Insert a cassette with the record safety tab intact. Prepare the HDD deck for dubbing. A Slide TV/CABLE/SAT to the right, then press HDD and select the programme to be dubbed.

  • Page 66: Normal Dubbing (from Vhs To Hdd)

    Normal Dubbing (from VHS to HDD) You can dub selected scenes from a cassette to the HDD deck, starting and stopping wherever you wish. Load a cassette. Insert a cassette with the record safety tab intact. Prepare the VHS deck for dubbing. A Slide TV/CABLE/SAT to the right, then press S-VHS and select the programme to be dubbed.

  • Page 67: Edit From A Camcorder

    AUDIO L input connector on your recorder. For the VHS deck: When a Master Edit Control-equipped JVC camcorder is used, the camcorder is capable of controlling the recorder. Refer to the camcorder’s instruction manual for operating procedure.

  • Page 68: Output/input Set

    Output/Input Set L-1 OUTPUT and L-1 INPUT Setting The L-1 IN/OUT connector accepts and delivers either a composite signal (regular video signal) or a Y/C signal (a signal in which the luminance and chrominance signals are separated). Set “L-1 OUTPUT” and “L-1 INPUT” to the appropriate mode depending on the type of appliance connected to the recorder’s L-1 IN/OUT connector.

  • Page 69

    L-2 SELECT and L-2 INPUT Setting Set “L-2 SELECT” and “L-2 INPUT” to the appropriate mode depending on the type of appliance connected to the recorder’s L-2 IN/DECODER connector. Perform steps A and B of “L-1 OUTPUT and L-1 INPUT Setting”...

  • Page 70: Edit To Or From Another Video Recorder

    Edit To Or From Another Video Recorder Advantages of S-VHS video recorders You can edit from VHS to S-VHS, S-VHS to VHS, or, from S-VHS to S-VHS. From VHS to S-VHS: Record VHS playback signals in the S-VHS mode. Although the picture quality is inherently limited by that of the original, the edited tape has better picture quality than those made by VHS-to-VHS editing.

  • Page 71

    TV receiver Player 21-pin SCART cable (not provided) AV mode Another recorder Recorder TV receiver Recorder S-Video cable (provided) 21-pin SCART cable (not provided) Another recorder Player NOTES: All necessary cables can be obtained from your dealer. For Y/C signal input/output, be sure to use a 21-pin SCART cable that is compatible with the Y/C signal. When you select “EDIT”...

  • Page 72: Dv Dubbing

    DV Dubbing You can dub programmes from a camcorder or DV equipment connected to the recorder with a DV cable. The recorder’s remote control allows you the limited control of the connected camcorder or DV equipment functions during dubbing. NOTE: When you use a PC connecting to the DV IN/OUT connector, we do not assure the normal operation of this recorder.

  • Page 73

    Make connections. Connect the camcorder to the DV IN/OUT connector on the recorder’s front panel. Select the HDD deck. Slide TV/CABLE/SAT to the right, then press HDD. Prepare the HDD deck for dubbing. Press VCR PR+/– to set the channel to “D-1”. The on-screen display for DV dubbing appears.

  • Page 74: Audio Dubbing

    Audio Dubbing Audio Dubbing replaces the sound of a recorded programme in the recording speed of “DV” on the HDD deck with the sound played back from external audio equipment. ATTENTION: Audio dubbing is only possible for the programme having the recording speed of “DV”...

  • Page 75

    Make connections. Connect an audio component to the AUDIO L + R input connectors on the recorder’s front panel. When connecting a monaural audio component, use only the recorder’s AUDIO L input connector. Select the HDD deck. Slide TV/CABLE/SAT to the right, then press HDD. Select the audio track to monitor the recorded programme’s original sound.

  • Page 76: System Connections

    Connecting To A Satellite Receiver Simple Connections This is an example of 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.

  • Page 77

    Perfect Connections This is an example of recommended connection if your TV has two 21-pin AV input (SCART) connectors. Connect the decoder to the satellite receiver’s connector if you have a decoder, L-1 IN/OUT connector to TV’s connector, and L-2 IN/DECODER connector to the satellite receiver’s connector.

  • Page 78: Connecting/using A Decoder

    Connecting/Using A Decoder TV receiver RF cable (provided) L-1 IN/OUT L-2 IN/DECODER Decoder SYSTEM CONNECTIONS (cont.) 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.

  • Page 79: Connecting/using A Stereo System

    Connecting/Using A Stereo System These instructions enable you to connect your video recorder to your Hi-Fi stereo system (if you have one) and listen to the soundtrack through the stereo. Stereo amplifier Speaker Television Mains outlet Back of recorder Make connections. Connect the AUDIO OUT L and R connectors on your video recorder to the AUX IN or TAPE MONITOR connectors on your stereo system’s receiver or amplifier.

  • Page 80: Subsidiary Settings

    Mode Set Turn on the TV and select the AV mode. Slide TV/CABLE/SAT switch to the right. SUBSIDIARY SETTINGS You can change various mode settings on the TV screen by following the procedure described below. The table below shows the structure of the menu system. HDD SET UP 1 ( HDD SET UP 2 ( HDD/VCR SET UP...

  • Page 81

    HDD SET UP 1 LIVE MEMORY When this function is set to “30MIN”, “1HR” or “3HR”, hard disk drive illumination lights blue and you can apply the selected time length to the “Live Memory Features” ( 30MIN AUDIO REC When this function is set to “NICAM”, the NICAM audio programmes will be recorded. When this function is set to “MONO”, the Standard (monaural) audio programmes will be NICAM recorded.

  • Page 82

    VCR SET UP 1 (cont.) S-VHS ET You can record in SP mode on VHS cassettes with S-VHS picture quality. Tapes recorded using this function can be played back on a recorder equipped with the S-VHS ET function. When this function is set to “ON”, the S-VHS indicator lights up on the front display panel. NOTES: You can activate the S-VHS ET function only before you start recording on a VHS cassette.

  • Page 83

    AUTO SP LP TIMER When this function is set to “ON”, the recorder automatically switches to LP mode to allow complete recording if there is not enough tape to record the entire programme while timer-recording in SP mode. For Example . . . Recording a programme of 210 minutes in length onto a 180-minute tape Approximately 150 minutes Make sure you set this function to “ON”, before the timer-recording starts.

  • Page 84

    COLOUR SYSTEM You can play back PAL, NTSC and MESECAM tapes, or record PAL and SECAM* signals on this recorder. Select the appropriate colour system. PAL/NTSC PAL/NTSC MESECAM MESECAM * SECAM signals will be recorded as MESECAM on this recorder; MESECAM is the designation for tapes with SECAM signals that have been recorded on a MESECAM-compatible PAL video cassette recorder.

  • Page 85: Show View

    ® IMPORTANT Normally, Auto Set Up ( pg. 14), Preset Download ( automatically. You need to set the Guide Program numbers manually only in the following cases. When timer-programming with the S your recorder, is not selected, when you add a channel after Auto Set Up, Preset Download or Auto Channel Set has taken place, —Set the Guide Program number for that station manually.

  • Page 86: Clock Set

    Clock Set Turn on the TV and select the AV mode. Slide TV/CABLE/SAT switch to the right. 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”...

  • Page 87

    Set the date and time. Press to set the time, then press OK or “DATE” display begins blinking. Repeat the same procedure to set the date and year. When you set the time, press and hold by 30 minutes. When you set the date, press and hold by 15 days.

  • Page 88: Tuner Set

    Tuner Set Turn on the TV and select the AV mode. SUBSIDIARY SETTINGS (cont.) IMPORTANT Perform the following steps only if — — Auto Channel Set has not been set correctly by Auto Set Up or by Preset Download ( pg.

  • Page 89

    Perform Auto Channel Set. Press OK twice. When you have connected the video recorder to a TV offering T-V Link via a fully- wired 21-pin SCART cable pg. 12), the recorder automatically performs the Preset Download and the T-V LINK screen will appear pg.

  • Page 90: Manual Channel Set

    SUBSIDIARY SETTINGS (cont.) Manual Channel Set Store channels that were not stored during Auto Set Up pg. 14), Preset Download ( pg. 16) or Auto Channel Set pg. 88). Access the Main Menu screen. Press MENU. Access the Tuner Set screen. A Press to move the arrow to “INITIAL SET UP”, then press...

  • Page 91: Delete A Channel

    Input the channel. Press the number keys to input the channel number you want to store. Input “0” before any single number entries. To input the registered station name (ID – until “– – – –” (ID setting) begins blinking, then press For fine tuning adjustment, press then press .

  • Page 92

    Set Stations (A) Set station names that are registered in your recorder. Perform steps A and C of “Manual Channel Set” on page 90 to access the Confirmation screen before continuing. Select the item. Press until the item you want begins blinking. w r e t Access the Manual Channel Set screen.

  • Page 93

    Fine-Tuning Channels Already Stored Perform steps A and C of “Manual Channel Set” on page 90 to access the Confirmation screen before continuing. Select the channel to fine-tune. Press until the channel you want to tune begins w r e t blinking.

  • Page 94: Tv Station And Id List

    TV Station And ID List STATION NAME 1000 TV1000 3SAT 3SAT 9LIV 9LIVE ADLT ADULT ANT3 ANTENA3 ARTE ARTE BERLIN1 BBC GROUP BBC1 BBC1 BBC2 BBC2 BAYERN3 CANAL PLUS PORTUGUSES CAN5 CANALE5 CANV KETNET CANVAS CHANNEL4 CHANNEL5 CHLD CHILD CINE CINEMA CLUB TELECLUB...

  • Page 95: Help

    HELP Help Function Use this function if you encounter problems while operating this recorder. Access the Help screen. Press ?. An INDEX screen that contains the most common needed topics (headings) relating to the current status appears. Topics with the icon refer to HDD deck operations and with the icon refer to those for the VHS deck.

  • Page 96: Troubleshooting

    CORRECTIVE ACTION Set the TV to its AV mode. Try manual tracking. ( pg. 41) Use a dry cleaning cassette ECL-3F or consult your JVC dealer. Try manual tracking. ( pg. 41) CORRECTIVE ACTION Insert a cassette, or using adhesive tape, cover the hole where the tab was removed.

  • Page 97

    SYMPTOM 3. Tape-to-tape editing is not possible. 4. Camcorder recording is not possible. 5. “ ” and “ ” on the front display panel won’t stop blinking. TIMER RECORDING SYMPTOM 1. Timer recording won’t work. 2. Timer programming is not possible.

  • Page 98

    TIMER RECORDING (cont.) SYMPTOM 5. “ ” blinks for 10 seconds and the Timer mode is disengaged. 6. The S system does not timer-record properly. 7. “ ” and “ ” on the front display panel won’t stop blinking. 8. “ ”, “...

  • Page 99

    ON-SCREEN MESSAGES MESSAGE CAN NOT MODIFY LIVE MEMORY TIME, MORE CAPACITY NEEDED DELETE UNWANTED PROGRAMME THEN RETRY DO YOU WANT TO DELETE SELECTED PROGRAMME? DO YOU WANT TO DELETE SELECTED PROGRAMME INFORMATION? DO YOU WANT TO DELETE SELECTED CASSETTE INFORMATION? INSERT CASSETTE CAN NOT MODIFY INDEX NO CASSETTE...

  • Page 100

    ON-SCREEN MESSAGES (cont.) MESSAGE PROGRAMME NOT COMPLETED PROGRAMME OVERLAPPED PLEASE CONFIRM AND MODIFY TIMER PROGRAMMING STOPPED PROGRAMME COMPLETED PRESS “OK” THEN [ ] TO ENTER TIMER STANDBY MODE TIMER RECORDING WILL START WITHIN 5 MIN INSERT CASSETTE AND PRESS [ REMAINING CAPACITY IS SMALL DELETE UNWANTED PROGRAMME FROM HDD CAPACITY IS FULL, RECORDING STOPPED...

  • Page 101: Questions And Answers

    QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS PLAYBACK Q. What happens if the end of the tape is reached during playback or search? A. The tape is automatically rewound to the beginning. Q. During search, slow, still and frame-by-frame playback, I can’t hear any audio. What’s the problem? A.

  • Page 102: Specifications

    GENERAL Power requirement : AC 220 V – 240 V Power consumption Power on : 42 W Power off : 12 W Temperature Operating : 5°C to 40°C Storage : –20°C to 60°C Operating position : Horizontal only Dimensions (WxHxD) : 435 mm x 98 mm x 357 mm Weight : 5.3 kg...

  • Page 103: List Of Terms

    LIST OF TERMS ... 74 Audio Dubbing ... 88 Auto Channel Set ... 14 Auto Set Up ... 83 AUTO SP LP TIMER ... 84 AUTO TIMER Automatic Satellite Programme Recording ... 45, 83 B.E.S.T. Picture System ... 91 Change Station Channel Position Check, cancel and change programmes ...

  • Page 104

    Printed in Germany 0503-AH-ID-JVE...

This manual also for:

Enlpt0736-001b, Hm-hds4e

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