DVD VIDEO RECORDER DR-MV150B RM-SDRMV150A RM-SDRMV150A INSTRUCTIONS For Customer Use : Enter below the Model No. and Serial No. which are located on the rear of cabinet. Retain this information for future reference. Model No. Serial No. LVT2016-001D...
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 uninsulat- ed dangerous voltage within the product’s enclosure that may be of sufficient magni-...
FCC WARNING: This equipment may generate or use radio frequency energy. Changes or modifica- tions to this equipment may cause harmful interfer- ence unless the modifications are expressly approved in the instruction manual. The user could lose the authority to operate this equipment if an unauthorized change or modification is made.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 1. Read these instructions. 2. Keep these instructions. 3. Heed all warnings. 4. Follow all instructions. 5. Do not use this apparatus near water. 6. Clean only with dry cloth. 7. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions. 8.
Introduction To ensure proper use of this product, please read this owner’s manual carefully and retain for future reference. About the Symbol Display “ ” may appear on your TV display during operation and indicates that the function is not permitted by this unit or specific media.
Playable Discs DVD (8 cm / 12 cm disc) Discs such as movies that can be purchased or rented Video CD (VCD) (8 cm / 12 cm disc) VIDEO CDs or CD-Rs/CD-RWs in VIDEO CD/Super VIDEO CD format Audio CD (8 cm / 12 cm disc) Music CDs or CD-Rs/CD-RWs in music CD format that can be purchased CD-R/CD-RW (8 cm / 12 cm disc) CD-R/CD-RW discs that contain audio titles, MP3, WMA or JPEG files.
Restrictions on video recording • You cannot record copy-protected video using this recorder. Copy-protected video includes DVD-Video discs and some satellite broadcasts. If copy-protected material is encountered during a recording, recording will pause or stop automatically and screen. • When the program which set a timer REC was Copy Protect, recording is not possible. •...
Front Panel f g h Disc Tray (DVD deck) Insert a disc here. Z OPEN/CLOSE Opens or closes the disc tray. Cassette Compartment (VCR deck) Insert a video cassette here. Z EJECT Ejects the tape in the VCR deck. STANDBY/ON (1/`) Switches the Recorder ON and OFF.
2-1, 2-2, etc. Changes the input to use for recording (Tuner, AV1, AV2, or DV IN). JVC TV Control Buttons - TV STANDBY/ON: Turns the TV - INPUT: Selects the TV’s source. - CH +/–: Selects TV’s channel.
Remote Control 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 C code sig- nals because your unit is initially set to respond to C code signals.
Rear Panel h i j ANTENNA IN (FROM ANT.) Connect the antenna to this terminal. OPTICAL (DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT) Connect to digital (optical) audio equipment. COMPONENT OUTPUT (Y P Connect to a TV with Y P inputs. INPUT 1 (VIDEO/AUDIO (Left/Right)) Connect the audio/video output of an external source (Audio system, TV/Monitor, VCR, Camcorder).
If your cable connection requires a cable box use option #2 from the hookup diagram. Use the cable box to tune the channels and set the JVC tuner to CH3 or CH4 depending on your cable box. If your cable connection does not require a cable box use option #1 from the hookup diagram.
Connections to your TV Connections to your TV • Make one of the following connections, depending on the capabilities of your TV. One of these connections must be made (or HDMI) • in order to view DVD/VHS playback, Tuner, or On Screen Menu functions."...
HDMI connection If you have a HDMI TV or monitor, you can connect it to this recorder using a HDMI cable. 1. Connect the HDMI OUTPUT jack on the recorder to the HDMI INPUT jack on a HDMI compatible TV or monitor (H).
Connection to an Amplifier Connection to an Amplifier Connecting to an amplifier equipped with two channel analog stereo or Dolby Pro Logic II/Pro Logic Connect the Left and Right AUDIO OUTPUT jacks on the Recorder to the audio left and right in jacks on your amplifier, receiver, or stereo system using the audio cables (A) supplied.
Accessory Audio/V Accessory Audio/V Recorder Recorder Connections to Connections to Connect the INPUT 1 or AV IN 2 jacks on the Recorder to the audio/video out jacks on your acces- sory component, using the optional audio/video cables. (Refer to page 38 for [Recording from External Components].) Front of Recorder Rear of Recorder...
Initial Setup W izard Initial Setup W izard After the STANDBY/ON is pressed for the first time to turn on the unit or after factory setting (See page 18), the Initial Setup Wizard function sets the Language, Channels and Clock step-by-step until the setup is complete.
Using the Home Menu Using the Home Menu From the Home Menu screen you can access all the Media for playback and recording of the recorder. 1. Press HOME and the Home menu appears. 2. Use b / B to select the desired main option. 3.
General Settings General Settings To access to the General Setting. 1. Press HOME and the Home menu appears. 2. Select [Setup] > [Start] and press ENTER. 3. Use v / V to select (General) option and press B. Auto Channel Set This recorder is equipped with a frequency synthesized tuner capable of receiving the analog and digital channels.
Factory Set You can reset the Recorder to its original factory settings. 1. Select the [Factory Set] option. 2. Press B to select [SET] then press ENTER. 3. Select [OK] and press ENTER. 4. Follow the Initial Setup Wizard on page 15. Language Settings Language Settings To access to the General Setting.
Edge Type: Selects the edge type for captions. - None: The text has no edge. - Raised: The text is raised. - Depressed: The text is depressed. - Uniform: The text has a uniform edge. - Left Shadow: The text has a left-shadow edge. - Right Shadow: The text has a right-shadow edge.
Lock System You can lock certain unsuitable channels to prevent chil- dren from accessing them, or set a TV Rating, so that any digital TV program classified above that rating by the broadcaster will be restricted. If the [Lock System] is set to [OFF], TV Rating options are not effective.
Downloadable Rating (US Rating) The rating information can be updated if a TV station sends the downloadable rating information. Note: Downloadable Rating is a technology that allows digital TV stations to create and deliver new rating systems in the future if they choose. 1.
DV Record Audio You need to set this if you have a camcorder using 32kHz/12-bit sound connected to the front panel DV IN jack. Some digital camcorders have two stereo tracks for audio. One is recorded at the time of shoot- ing;...
Disc Protect Depending on the type of disc you are using, Disc Protect allows you to preserve your recordings in a variety of ways: • DVD+RW: Prevents editing, erasing, or overwrit- ing of existing recordings. • DVD+R: Prevents editing or erasing of existing recordings.
General Explanation of General Explanation of On-Screen Display On-Screen Display Some DVDs require specific operation or allow only limited operation during playback. When this occurs, is displayed, action prohibited or not available. Displaying Information While Watching TV During viewing the TV, press DISPLAY to display/ remove the information displayed on-screen.
Playback Playing a T Playing a T 1. Press VCR to control the VCR deck. 2. Insert a pre-recorded video cassette. • If the unit is powered off, it will power on automatically when the tape is loaded. • If the Timer indicator lights on the front panel display window, press STANDBY/ON once.
DVD or Video CD Playback Features Buttons Operations OPEN / CLOSE (Z) Opens or closes the disc tray. PAUSE (X) Pause playback. Press repeatedly to play Frame-by-Frame. You can also use b / B to step backward and forward while in Pause mode. BACKWARD (m) / FORWARD (M) During playback, press repeatedly to select the required scan speed.
Buttons Operations PLAY MODE Select a desired play mode while playback. [A-]: Repeats a sequence between A (Start point) and B (End point) during playback. Press ENTER at your chosen end point then the repeat sequence begins. [CHAPTER]: Repeats the current chapter. [TITLE]: Repeats the current title.
Special Playback Options Special Playback Options If a menu screen is displayed In some cases, the disc menu might appear instead. Use the b B v V buttons to select the title/chapter you want to view, then press ENTER to start. Press TITLE or DISC MENU/LIST to return to the menu screen.
Playing a DivX Movie File Playing a DivX Movie File The recorder can play DivX files. Before playing DivX files, read “DivX file requirement” on right. 1. Press HOME. 2. Select [Movie] option. 3. Select a media that contains DivX file(s) then press ENTER.
Playing an Audio CD or Playing an Audio CD or MP3/WMA files MP3/WMA files The Recorder can play Audio CDs and MP3/WMA files. Before playing MP3/WMA files, read [MP3/WMA audio file requirement] on right. 1. Press HOME and the Home menu appears. 2.
iewing a JPEG files iewing a JPEG files This unit can play JPEG files. Before playing JPEG recordings, read “Photo file requirement” on page 32. 1. Press HOME and the Home menu appears. 2. Select [Photo] > [DISC]] and press ENTER. 3.
View Slide Shows 1. Select [Slide Show] option on the [Photo List] menu. 2. Press ENTER. 3. Use b / B / v / V to set the options. [Object] option: • [Selected] Views slide show only selected files. • [All] Views slide show all files. [Speed] option: Sets the Slide Show speed to [Normal], [Slow], or [Fast].
Recording About DVD recording About DVD recording Notes: • This Recorder cannot record CD-R or CD-RW discs. • Fingerprints and small scratches on a disc can affect playback and/or recording performance. Please take proper care of your discs. • The company does not hold any responsibility to compensate the contents which should have been recorded, and any losses or damages (e.g.
Basic Recording from a TV Basic Recording from a TV Follow the instructions below to record a TV program. Recording starts immediately and continues until the disc or tape is full or you stop the recording. 1. Switch on the Recorder, select the device (VCR or DVD) for recording and load a recordable disc or tape.
imer Recording imer Recording The Timer Recording function allows you to record up to 16 programs within a period of one month. 1. Press HOME and the Home menu appears. 2. Select [TV] > [Timer Record] and press ENTER. 3. Select [NEW] and press ENTER. The Timer Record menu will appear.
Timer Recording Troubleshooting Even though the timer is set, the recorder will not record when: • There is no disc (or tape) loaded. • A non-recordable disc (or tape) is loaded. • Disc Protect is set to [ON] in the Disc menu (see page 22).
Dubbing from DVD to VCR Dubbing from DVD to VCR You can copy the contents of a DVD to a VHS tape using the DUBBING button. 1. Insert a blank VHS videotape into the VCR deck. 2. Insert the disc you wish to copy in the DVD deck and close the disc tray.
Recording from External Recording from External Components Components You can record from an external component, such as a camcorder or VCR, connected to any of the Recorder’s external inputs. 1. Make sure that the component you want to record from is connected properly to the Recorder. See page 14.
Recording from DV Input Recording from DV Input Before DV dubbing You can connect a DV-equipped camcorder to this recorder using a single DV cable for input and output of audio, video, data and control signals. This recorder is only compatible with DV-format (DVC-SD, DV25) camcorders.
Editing itle List and Chapter List itle List and Chapter List Menu Overview Menu Overview Using the Title List menu you can edit video content. The editing features available in the Title List menu depend on whether you are editing video on DVD, and whether you’re editing Original content, or a Playlist.
VR Mode: Original and VR Mode: Original and Playlist Editing Playlist Editing Titles, Chapters and Parts Titles in the disc’s original content contain one or more chapters. When you insert a disc’s title into the Playlist, all the chapters within that title also appear. In other words, chapters in the Playlist behave exact- ly as chapters on a DVD-Video disc do.
Making a New Playlist Making a New Playlist Use this function to add an Original title or chapter to the Playlist. When you do this, the whole title or chapter are put into the Playlist (you can delete bits you don’t need later - see [Deleting an Original or Playlist title/chapter] on page 43).
Deleting an Original or Deleting an Original or Playlist T itle/Chapter Playlist T itle/Chapter When you erase a title or chapter from the Playlist menu, you only remove it from the Playlist; the title/chapter remains in the Original menu. If you choose to delete a title or chapter from the Original (title/chapter) menu, the title or chapter is actually deleted from the disc and the remaining time available for recording increases.
Moving a Playlist Chapter Use this function to re-arrange the playing order of Playlist chapters on the Chapter List-Playlist menu. Note: This function is not available if there is only one chapter. 1. Select a chapter on the Chapter List-Playlist menu.
Divide One T itle Into T Divide One T itle Into T Use this command to split a title up into two new titles. 1. On the Title List menu, select a title you want to divide then press ENTER. The menu options appears on the left side of the screen.
Overwriting Recording Overwriting Recording To overwrite a new video recording on a previously recorded title, follow these steps. This feature is not available for DVD+Rs, that always record at the end of the Disc. 1. Select input source you want to record (TV channel, AV1-2).
Reference Language Code List 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...
roubleshooting roubleshooting Check the following guide for the possible cause of a problem before contacting service. Symptom The power cord is disconnected. No power. Abnormal or no picture. The TV is not set to receive Recorder signal output. The video cable is not connected securely.
Symptom No disc is inserted. The Recorder does not No tape is inserted. start playback. An unplayable disc is inserted. The disc is placed upside down. The disc is not placed within the guide. The disc is dirty. The Rating level is set. Video tape cannot be A cassette tape was inside already.
Symptom Antenna or cables are loose. Picture or sound of broadcasting channel is Wrong Tuning Band is selected in the weak or missing. Recorder Setup menu. The disc was recorded in Video mode. Can’t play disc recorded on this Recorder on Some players will not play even a another DVD player.
Specifications Specifications General Power requirements Power consumption Dimensions (approx.) Net Weight (approx.) Operating temperature Operating humidity Signal system Recording Recording format Recordable discs Recordable time Video recording format Sampling frequency Compression format Audio recording format Sampling frequency Compression format VCR Specifications Head system Timer Tape speed...
DVD Specifications Laser system Semiconductor laser, wavelength 650 nm Frequency response DVD (PCM 48 kHz): 8 Hz to 22 kHz, CD: 8 Hz to 20 kHz Signal-to-noise ratio More than 95dB Harmonic distortion Less than 0.008% Dynamic range More than 90 dB Inputs ANTENNA IN Antenna or CATV input, 75 ohms...
Index Index Numerics 16:9 17 4:3 Letter Box 17 4:3 Pan Scan 17 3D Surround 28 Angle 28 Antenna 10 AUDIO 27, 27 Audio Settings 19 Auto Channel Set 17 Auto Chapter 21 AV IN 2 6 BACKWARD 25, 26 Cable TV 10 Channel Edit 17 Chapter List 40, 41...