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JVC SR- DVM600U Instructions Manual

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Mini DV & HDD & DVD VIDEO RECORDER
SR-DVM600U
TV
DVD
STANDBY/ON
OUTPUT
TV/
TV
SELECT
VIDEO
DV
HDD
DVD
TV
PR/CH
CANCEL
MEMO/MARK
INPUT SELECT
F1
F2
EDIT
PROG
TOP MENU
NAVIGATION
ENTER
MENU
RETURN
PREVIOUS
NEXT
SLOW
PLAY
SLOW
REC
STOP/CLEAR
PAUSE
DISPLAY
ON SCREEN
STANDBY/ON
REC MODE/
ANGLE/
AUDIO
REMAIN
SUBTITLE
EE CHECK
DISPLAY
EJECT
PROGRESSIVE
EE
DUBBING
SCAN
SET UP
S-VIDEO
VIDEO (MONO)L - AUDIO - R
IN F-1
EJECT
DV
REC
HDD
REC
DVD
REC
INPUT
OUTPUT
SELECT
SELECT
INSTRUCTIONS
DV/HDD/DVD
REC MODE
INSTANT REPLAY
AUDIO DUB.
INSERT
STOP
REW
PLAY
FF
PAUSE
REC
DV IN/ OUT
NTSC
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.
EN
LPT1138-001A

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  • Page 1 Mini DV & HDD & DVD VIDEO RECORDER SR-DVM600U STANDBY/ON OUTPUT SELECT VIDEO PR/CH CANCEL MEMO/MARK INPUT SELECT EDIT PROG TOP MENU NAVIGATION ENTER MENU RETURN PREVIOUS NEXT SLOW PLAY SLOW STOP/CLEAR PAUSE DISPLAY ON SCREEN STANDBY/ON REC MODE/ ANGLE/ AUDIO REMAIN SUBTITLE...
  • Page 2: Safety First

    SAFETY FIRST Dear Customer, Thank you for purchasing the JVC Mini DV & HDD & DVD video recorder. Before use, please read the safety information and precautions to ensure safe use of your new unit. Cautions CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK...
  • Page 3 IMPORTANT PRODUCT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Electrical energy can perform many useful functions. But improper use can result in potential electrical shock or fire hazards. This product has been engineered and manufactured to assure your personal safety. In order not to defeat the built-in safeguards, observe the following basic rules for its installation, use and servicing.
  • Page 4 SAFETY FIRST 1. Accessories To avoid personal injury: ● Do not place this product on an unstable cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table. It may fall, causing serious injury to a child or adult, and serious damage to the product. ●...
  • Page 5 DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY JVC shall not be liable for any loss relating to the unit’s failure to properly record, store or playback any content (video, audio or otherwise) for any reason whatsoever. Any applicable warranties shall only cover replacement or repair of the effected unit, and shall not apply to recovery or replacement of lost content.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS SAFETY FIRST DISC INFORMATION About Discs ...7 Life Span Of Parts...11 INDEX INSTALLING YOUR NEW UNIT Basic Connections ...18 INITIAL SETTINGS Clock Set...19 Language ...20 Monitor Set...21 BASIC OPERATIONS ON DVD DECK Basic Playback...22 Playback Features ...23 Using The On-screen Bar ...27 BASIC OPERATIONS ON HDD DECK Basic Playback...31 Playback Features ...31...
  • Page 7: Disc Information

    ● Recording and playback may not be performed depending on the characteristics and condition of the disc used, leading to unsatisfactory results. Using discs manufactured by JVC is recommended since they have been tested to be compatible with this unit.
  • Page 8: Discs For Playback Only

    DISC INFORMATION Discs For Playback Only You can use discs with the following logos for playback only. DVD VIDEO Video CD/Super Video CD (example of region code indications) Audio CD CD-DA files CD-RW CD-DA/JPEG/ MP3/WMA files ● Playback may not be performed depending on the characteristics and condition of the disc used.
  • Page 9: Recording Medium And Format

    Recording Medium And Format DVD-RAM ● Recording and erasing can be performed as many times as possible on a disc. ● Editing can be performed after recording, such as deleting unwanted parts. ● While recording, it is possible not only to start playback of a program currently being recorded, but also to watch another program previously recorded.
  • Page 10 DISC INFORMATION DVD VIDEO Marks Sometimes marks are printed on a DVD disc and/or on its packaging to indicate information regarding the contents and functions of the disc. Check the marks indicating the contents and functions of the disc. Note, however, that in some cases a disc may not include a mark even for a function it supports.
  • Page 11: Life Span Of Parts

    10,000 hours (this estimation is based on usage under the environment of 25f, it may differ depending on the usage environment). Please consult your authorized dealer or nearest JVC service center on the maintenance and cost.
  • Page 12: Index

    INDEX Front View STANDBY/ON DISPLAY EJECT S-VIDEO VIDEO (MONO)L - AUDIO - R IN F-1 A STANDBY/ON Button (A) B Eject Button (M) (DV) A pg. 33 C Mini DV Cassette Loading Slot D DV Lamp (DV) A pg. 33 DV Recording Lamp (REC) E HDD Lamp (HDD) A pg.
  • Page 13: Rear View

    Rear View A AC Power Cord A pg. 18 B Cooling Fan ● This prevents the temperature from rising inside the unit. Do not remove it. ● Install the unit so as not to block the area around the fan. ●...
  • Page 14 INDEX Front Display Panel A Disc Type Indicator When a disc is loaded, the type of the disc is indicated. Disc Status Indicator When a disc is running, the disc marks rotate. VR Mode Indicator (VR) A pg. 61 Lights when a DVD-R/RW disc is formatted in VR mode. B Linear PCM Indicator (LPCM) Lights when AXP MODE REC AUDIOB is set to ALINEAR PCMB (A pg.
  • Page 15 (F and G) matched correctly as indicated on the battery compartment or on the lid. The remote control can operate most of your unit’s functions, as well as basic functions of TV sets of JVC and other brands. (A pg. 56) ●...
  • Page 16 INDEX On-Screen Display (HDD & DVD deck) When ASUPERIMPOSEB is set to AONB or AAUTOB and ON SCREEN on the remote control is pressed, various operational indicators appear on the TV screen. To clear the operational indicators, press ON SCREEN twice. When playing back a recorded title 0:00 1:00...
  • Page 17 On-Screen Display (DV Dubbing) When capturing images from the external DV equipment 0:00 1:00 00:00:00. 00 FR360 GR-DV3500 12bit A Recording speed B HDD capacity graph C HDD time counter D Recording time scale E HDD mode F Remote control mode G Connected DV equipment mode H Connected DV equipment model information I Input channel...
  • Page 18: Installing Your New Unit

    INSTALLING YOUR NEW UNIT Basic Connections Another Recorder Audio/Video S-video cable cable (not supplied) (not supplied) To [S-VIDEO (not supplied) INPUT] AC outlet To [AUDIO/VIDEO INPUT] AC power cord Back of unit [COMPONENT [VIDEO VIDEO OUT OUTPUT] (Y/P Component video BNC video cable cable...
  • Page 19: Initial Settings

    Clock Set ● Turn on the unit. ● Turn on the TV and select the AV mode. ● Slide the TV/DVD switch to DVD. ENTER Press SET UP to access the Main Menu screen. Press selection keys to select AINITIAL SET UPB, then press Press selection keys to select ACLOCK SETB, then press G.
  • Page 20: Language

    INITIAL SETTINGS Language ● Turn on the unit. ● Turn on the TV and select the AV mode. ● Slide the TV/DVD switch to DVD. ENTER On-screen Language Set This unit offers you the choice to view on-screen messages in 3 different languages.
  • Page 21: Monitor Set

    Monitor Set 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 unit. ● Turn on the TV and select the AV mode. ● Slide the TV/DVD switch to DVD.
  • Page 22: Basic Operations On Dvd Deck

    BASIC OPERATIONS ON DVD DECK Basic Playback ● Turn on the unit. ● Turn on the TV and select the AV mode. ● Slide the TV/DVD switch to DVD. DVD lamp ENTER ATTENTION: ● It takes approximately 30 seconds to read a disc depending on the type and condition of the disc since this unit is multi-disc compatible (DVD-RAM, DVD-RW, DVD-R).
  • Page 23: Playback Features

    Playback Features ● Turn on the unit. ● Turn on the TV and select the AV mode. ● Slide the TV/DVD switch to DVD. ● Press DVD so that the DVD lamp lights up on the unit. TOP MENU ENTER MENU O/SLOW - Locating A Desired Scene Using The DVD Menu...
  • Page 24: Resume Function

    BASIC OPERATIONS ON DVD DECK Skip Search During playback, press v. ● Each press initiates an approximately 30-second period of fast- motion playback. Normal playback resumes automatically. ● Skip search cannot be performed when a VCD/SVCD disc is being played back with the PBC function. Instant Replay You can move back the playback position slightly.
  • Page 25 ENTER MENU S/PREVIOUS DISPLAY REC MODE/REMAIN AUDIO Marking Positions To Play Back Again Later It is possible to mark positions (up to 999 points) where you want to play back once again later, and start playback from a marked position. Marking onto DVD-RAM/R/RW (VR mode only) discs when recording is helpful to locate a start point when you play back the discs later.
  • Page 26 BASIC OPERATIONS ON DVD DECK Subtitle Selection Some DVD VIDEO discs contain more than one subtitle language, from among which you can choose the desired subtitle language. AhB appears on the TV screen at the beginning of the part where more than one subtitle language are recorded.
  • Page 27: Using The On-screen Bar

    Using The On-screen Bar The on-screen bar allows you to control various playback functions. Some of the functions operated on Navigation Menu can be controlled on the On-screen bar. ATTENTION: The on-screen bar can also be used for the HDD deck. Be sure to clear Library Database Navigation screen by pressing NAVIGATION.
  • Page 28 BASIC OPERATIONS ON DVD DECK DVD-RAM/RW/R Repeat playback is not performed. ALL REPEAT The whole disc is played back repeatedly. TITLE REPEAT The current title is played back repeatedly. DVD VIDEO Repeat playback is not performed. TITLE REPEAT The current title is played back repeatedly. CHAPTER REPEAT The current chapter is played back repeatedly.
  • Page 29: Simulated Surround Effect

    CANCEL ENTER CLEAR Time Search You can play back a disc from the desired point by specifying the elapsed playing time from the beginning of a program (DVD-RAM, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD VIDEO and HDD) or a disc (Video CD/ SVCD and Audio CD). Press ON SCREEN twice to access the on-screen bar.
  • Page 30 BASIC OPERATIONS ON DVD DECK Setting The Progressive Mode You can obtain optimal picture quality by selecting whether the content on the disc is processed by field (video source) or by frame (film source). Set the unit to the progressive scan mode. (A pg. 65) Press ON SCREEN twice to access the on-screen bar.
  • Page 31: Basic Operations On Hdd Deck

    Basic Playback ● Turn on the unit. ● Turn on the TV and select the AV mode. ● Slide the TV/DVD switch to DVD. ENTER DISPLAY ATTENTION: ● It may take a few seconds to start playback. This is not a malfunction.
  • Page 32 BASIC OPERATIONS ON HDD DECK Instant Replay You can move back the playback position slightly. Press w on the remote control or INSTANT REPLAY on the unit. ● Each press skips back for approximately 7 seconds and resumes playback. ● Pressing while paused skips back for approximately 7 seconds and resumes pause.
  • Page 33: Basic Operations On Dv Deck

    Basic Playback ● Turn on the unit. ● Turn on the TV and select the AV mode. ● Slide the TV/DVD switch to DVD. DV lamp Load a cassette. Make sure the window side is up, the rear label side is facing you and the arrow on the front of the cassette is pointed toward the unit.
  • Page 34: Playback Features

    BASIC OPERATIONS ON DV DECK Playback Features ● Turn on the unit. ● Turn on the TV and select the AV mode. ● Slide the TV/DVD switch to DVD. ● Press DV/HDD/DVD on the unit repeatedly or DV on the remote so that the DV lamp lights up on the unit.
  • Page 35: Live Memory Playback On Hdd/dvd Deck

    Live Memory Playback ● Turn on the unit. ● Turn on the TV and select the AV mode. ● Slide the TV/DVD switch to DVD. ● Press DV/HDD/DVD on the unit repeatedly to select the HDD or DVD deck. This unit records pictures onto the hard disk and DVD-RAM disc, instead of video tapes, then plays back the pictures recorded on the disc.
  • Page 36 LIVE MEMORY PLAYBACK ON HDD/DVD DECK Buttons To Be Used During Live Memory Playback ● Turn on the unit. ● Turn on the TV and select the AV mode. ● Slide the TV/DVD switch to DVD. ● Press HDD or DVD to select the desired deck for Live Memory Playback.
  • Page 37 Temporary recording for Live Memory (HDD deck only) This unit automatically records the AV input being received, within the specified range of time, to the reserved space on the hard disk. The time range can be set for 30 minutes, 1 hour, and 3 hours. (A pg.
  • Page 38: Navigation On Hdd/dvd Deck

    NAVIGATION ON HDD/DVD DECK Library Database Navigation The Library Database Navigation enables you to search and select the desired titles recorded on the HDD deck and the DVD deck very easily. You can record up to 99 titles on a disc. Each time a title is recorded, the information of the title is registered for the Library Database Navigation automatically.
  • Page 39: Edit Original Information

    Scan For Beginning Of Title ● Turn on the TV and select the AV mode. ● Slide the TV/DVD switch to DVD. ● Press HDD or DVD to choose the corresponding deck. ● Load a DVD disc to scan. CANCEL ENTER You can scan the beginning of the title easily with the Library Database Navigation.
  • Page 40 NAVIGATION ON HDD/DVD DECK Modify Category Perform steps 1 – 4 of AModify IndexB (A pg. 39) before continuing. Press selection keys to select ACATEGORYB, then press ENTER. Press selection keys to select the desired category, then press ENTER. Press EDIT to return to the normal screen.
  • Page 41: Edit Play List Information

    Divide Title (HDD deck only) You can divide titles that are recorded continuously. Press EDIT. The Editing screen appears. Press selection keys to select ADIVIDEB, then press ENTER. Press selection keys to select a title to divide, then press ENTER. Press I to start playback.
  • Page 42 NAVIGATION ON HDD/DVD DECK Create Play List Press EDIT. The Editing screen appears. (DVD deck only) Press selection keys to select AMODIFYB under AORIGINAL/PLAY LISTB, then press ENTER. Press selection keys to select ACREATEB, then press ENTER. Press selection keys to select a title that includes scenes to be included in a play list, then press ENTER.
  • Page 43: Navigate Library Information

    Press NAVIGATION to return to the normal screen. NOTES: ● It is not possible to register discs formatted on devices other than JVC’s DVD recorders. ● It is not possible to register discs recorded on devices other than JVC’s DVD recorders.
  • Page 44: Playback With Mp3/wma/jpeg Navigation

    NAVIGATION ON HDD/DVD DECK Playback With MP3/WMA/JPEG Navigation This unit can play back discs that MP3/WMA sound files and JPEG image files taken with digital still cameras or other devices are recorded. The MP3/WMA/JPEG Navigation enables you to search and select the desired files recorded on CD-R/RW or CD-ROM discs very easily.
  • Page 45: Editing

    Dubbing ● Turn on the unit. ● Turn on the TV and select the AV mode. ● Slide the TV/DVD switch to DVD. ENTER DUBBING Auto Finalizing When dubbing from a Mini DV or HDD to a DVD-R/RW (Video mode) disc, you can select whether to finalize the disc automatically after dubbing has been completed.
  • Page 46 EDITING NOTES: ● In Video mode, if the selected play list includes the scenes recorded in the different transfer rate, the dubbing is performed in the highest transfer rate of the scenes in the selected play list. However, the lower transfer rate cannot be dubbed in the higher transfer rate.
  • Page 47 Dubbing From DV To HDD (Dubbing An Entire Cassette) It is possible to perform automatic dubbing of all the recorded programs of a cassette from the DV deck to the HDD deck using the AENTIREB dubbing. You cannot select the images to be dubbed;...
  • Page 48 EDITING Dubbing From DV To DVD (Dubbing A Part Of A Cassette) It is possible to select the images on the DV cassette to be dubbed from the DV deck to the DVD deck using AMANUALB dubbing. Load the Mini DV cassette you want to dub. Make sure its erase protection switch is set to ASAVEB.
  • Page 49: Dv Dubbing (hdd & Dvd Deck Only)

    DV Dubbing (HDD & DVD Deck Only) You can dub programs from a camcorder or DV equipment connected to the unit with a DV cable. The unit’s remote control allows you the limited control of the connected camcorder or DV equipment functions during dubbing.
  • Page 50 EDITING ● If the dubbing is paused while the channel is set to ADVB, you cannot switch channels. When you dub from DV equipment other than a camcorder A Perform steps 1 – 4. B Locate the point from where you want to start dubbing, then stop on the DV equipment.
  • Page 51: Edit From A Camcorder

    Edit From A Camcorder You can use a camcorder as the source player and your unit as the recording deck. If your camcorder has a DV IN/OUT connector, you can use the camcorder as the recording deck and your unit (DV deck only) as the source player.
  • Page 52: Edit To Or From Another Recorder

    EDITING Edit To Or From Another Recorder You can use your unit as the source player or as the recording deck. NOTES: ● When using another recorder as the recording deck, refer to its instruction manual. ● It is not possible to dub copy-protected contents. An error message will appear on the TV screen.
  • Page 53: Digital Audio Dubbing

    Digital Audio Dubbing You can dub selected audio from a DVD or Audio CD disc to a digital audio device. However, it is not possible to dub copy-protected discs. ● Turn on the TV and select the AV mode. ● Slide the TV/DVD switch to DVD.
  • Page 54: Audio Dubbing (dv Deck Only)

    EDITING Audio Dubbing (DV Deck Only) This function allows you to record new audio, without erasing the original audio, on a DV tape that was recorded with ADV AUDIO RECB set to A12BITB (A pg. 60). ATTENTION: You cannot perform Audio Dubbing on a tape that was recorded with ADV AUDIO RECB set to A16BITB (A pg.
  • Page 55: Insert Editing (dv Deck Only)

    Insert Editing (DV Deck Only) Insert Editing replaces the pictures with new ones, while the audio soundtrack remains unchanged. For Insert Editing, use your unit as the recording deck. ATTENTION: Insert Editing is not possible with a Mini DV cassette recorded in LP mode.
  • Page 56: Remote Control

    Remote Control Functions Remote Control 1/2/3/4 Code Switching The remote control is capable of controlling four JVC video units independently. Each of the units can respond to one of the four codes (1, 2, 3 or 4). The remote control is preset to send code 3 signals because your unit is initially set to respond to code 3 signals.
  • Page 57: System Connections

    Connecting To A Dolby Digital Decoder Or An Amplifier With Built-in DTS These instructions enable you to connect your unit to a Dolby Digital Decoder or an amplifier with built-in DTS. Dolby Digital Decoder or amplifier with built-in DTS Coaxial cable (not supplied) To [DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT...
  • Page 58: Subsidiary Settings

    SUBSIDIARY SETTINGS Mode Set ● Turn on the unit. ● Turn on the TV and select the AV mode. ● Slide the TV/DVD switch to DVD. ENTER AUDIO Various modes of this unit are categorized into menus nested in 2 levels shown in the following table.
  • Page 59 DISC PLAY SET UP RESUME OFF / / DISC RESUME When this function is set to AONB or ADISC RESUMEB, you can use the resume function. (A pg. 24) You cannot use the resume function. You can start playback from the resume point of the placed disc. DISC RESUME The unit retains a memory of the resume points of the last 30 discs played back, even though they have been ejected.
  • Page 60 SUBSIDIARY SETTINGS VIDEO IN/OUT MONITOR TYPE 4:3LB / 4:3PS / 16:9AUTO / 16:9FIX You can select the monitor type depending on the TV used when you play back DVD VIDEO discs recorded for wide-screen TVs. For details, refer to AMonitor SetB (A pg. 21). FRONT AUX F-1 VIDEO / S-VIDEO...
  • Page 61: Format A Disc (dvd Deck Only)

    Format A Disc (DVD Deck Only) Some DVD-RAM/RW discs are unformatted. Format the disc when you use an unformatted disc or you want to delete all recordings and data on the disc. To use a DVD-R disc in VR mode, format the new disc in VR mode. (It will be in Video mode when not formatted.) ATTENTION: ●...
  • Page 62: Finalize A Disc (dvd Deck Only)

    ● Although DVD-R/RW discs finalized on this unit become playable on DVD players compatible with DVD-R/RW discs, some discs still may not play, for which JVC cannot take responsibility. ● Marked points marked before finalizing will be deleted, and titles will be divided automatically into AchaptersB approximately every 5 minutes.
  • Page 63 Cancel The Finalization Of A DVD-RW Disc Load a DVD-RW disc to cancel the disc finalization, and perform steps 1 – 2 of AFinalize A DVD-R/RW DiscB (A pg. 62) before continuing. Press selection keys to select AHDD/DVD SET UPB, then press G.
  • Page 64: Setting The Background

    SUBSIDIARY SETTINGS Setting The Background You can select a desired background from the 18 backgrounds available on this unit, and set it as the default background to be used during finalization (A pg. 45, 62). ● Turn on the unit. ●...
  • Page 65: Scan Mode Set (hdd & Dvd Deck Only)

    Scan Mode Set (HDD & DVD Deck Only) If you connect the unit and TV with Component Video Connection (A pg. 18), you can select the scan mode from two modes: Interlaced scan mode which is used in the conventional TV system, and Progressive scan mode which enables reproduction of higher-quality images.
  • Page 66: Troubleshooting

    The remote control of a JVC TV will not operate the unit. ● The setting of the remote control code is inappropriate. ] To operate the unit using a JVC TV remote control, set the remote control code of the unit to A1B (Default: A3B). (A pg. 56) Playback (DVD Deck) The DVD deck cannot be operated.
  • Page 67 ● A finalized DVD-R disc is loaded. ] Recording cannot be made on finalized discs. Load a recordable disc on the unit. ● The disc is full or does not have enough space for the title to be recorded. ] Clear unnecessary titles on the disc or load a blank disc. (A pg.
  • Page 68 TROUBLESHOOTING On-screen Message (HDD & DVD Deck Only) DISC NOT REGISTERED IN THE LIBRARY REGISTER DISC? ● A disc that is not registered in the library has been inserted. Register the disc as necessary. (A pg. 43) TITLE MEMORY IS FULL, UNABLE TO RECORD DELETE UNWANTED TITLE ●...
  • Page 69: Appendix

    Language Code List Afar Abkhazian Afrikaans Ameharic Arabic Assamese Aymara Azerbaijani Bashkir Byelorussian Bulgarian Bihari Bislama Bengali, Bangla Tibetan Breton Catalan Corsican Czech Welsh Bhutani Greek Esperanto Estonian Basque Persian Fiji Faroese Frisian Irish Scots Gaelic Galician Guarani Gujarati Hausa Hindi Croatian Hungarian...
  • Page 70: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS GENERAL Power requirement AC 120 VH, 60 Hz Power consumption Power on: 45 W Power off: 2.5 W Laser specification For CD Wavelength: 770 to 810 nm Output: 0.4 mW For DVD Wavelength: 653 to 663 nm Output: 1.0 mW Temperature Operating: 5f to 35f (41°F to 95°F) Storage: –20f to 60f (–4°F to 140°F)
  • Page 71: List Of Terms

    ... 28 A-B Repeat Playback ... 33 Accidental erasure prevention ... 29 Adjusting The Picture Quality ... 25 Angle Selection ... 26 Audio Channel Selection Audio Language/Sound Selection ... 62 Auto Full Repeat Playback ... 22 Basic Playback ... 23 Disc menu ...
  • Page 72 Printed in China © 2006 Victor Company of Japan, Limited 0906MNH-SW-BJ...

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