JVC BR-DV6000U Instruction Manual

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DV VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDER
BR-DV6000U
Thank you for purchasing this JVC product.
Before operating this unit, please read the
instructions carefully to unsure the best
possible performance.
MENU
DISP
RESET
Mini
PROFESSIONAL
SEARCH–
SET
SEARCH+
MIC
HOLD
BLANK
CUE UP
PHONES
REC LEVEL
BR-DV6000
CH-1/3
CH-2/4

INSTRUCTION MANUAL

OPERATE
A.DUB
REC
PLAY
PAUSE
EJECT
REW
STOP
FF
AUDIO
INPUT
COUNTER
MONITOR OUTPUT
SELECT
REMOTE
CTL
L
CH-1/2
DV
TC
MIX
MIX
LINE
UB
R
CH-3/4
Y/C
LOCAL
(CPN)
For Customer Use:
Enter below the Serial No. which is
located on the rear of cabinet. Retain
this information for future reference.
Model No.
Serial No.
BR-DV6000U
LLT0033-001C-H

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  • Page 1: Instruction Manual

    DV VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDER BR-DV6000U MENU Mini SEARCH– HOLD PHONES Thank you for purchasing this JVC product. Before operating this unit, please read the instructions carefully to unsure the best possible performance. INSTRUCTION MANUAL A.DUB DISP RESET PROFESSIONAL SEARCH+ EJECT...
  • Page 2 1. Read all of these instructions. 2. Save these instructions for later use. 3. All warnings on the product and in the operating instructions should be adhered to. 4. Unplug this appliance system from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners.
  • Page 3: Safety Precautions

    La plaque d’identification (numéro de série) se trouve sur le panneau arrière de l’appareil. WARNING: The battery used in the BR-DV6000U must be replaced by a JVC authorized service dealer only. This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B...
  • Page 4: Main Features

    ● JVC shall not guarantee the quality of re- cording and playback should BR-DV6000 fail to function normally due to defects, either of the unit itself or the video cassette tapes.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Presetting the time code ... 59 Recording the time code ... 60 Playing back the time code ... 63 EDIT Editing with an RS-422A/JVC bus edit remote controller ... 64 Using a non-linear editing system ... 68 MENU SCREENS Structure of the Menu screens ... 69 Setting the menus ...
  • Page 6: Remarks Of Usage

    INTRODUCTION Remarks of usage Place of storage and use Avoid storing or using this VCR in the following places: ● Excessively hot or cold places beyond the al- lowable temperature for operation (5˚C – 40˚C). ● Humid or dry places beyond the allowable humidity range for operation (30% –...
  • Page 7: Regular Maintenance

    For details, refer to page 100, “Checking the hour meter.” : For details on the maintenance plan and fee, consult with your JVC-authorized service agent. • If the head is dusty, “HEAD CLEANING RE- QUIRED!” will be displayed on the monitor when this unit plays a tape.
  • Page 8: Cleaning Tape

    5 hours Cassette tape BR-DV6000 can record onto and playback stan- dard DV and mini DV cassette tapes (for SP mode only). Use the following JVC cassettes with the logo. ● Standard DV cassettes ● Mini DV cassettes LA-DV276 M-DV63PRO...
  • Page 9: Condensation

    For recording and storing videotapes in the best condition Observe the following instructions for the best recording and storage of videotapes. • Take care of the conditions of handling videotapes. It is recommended that you record and store videotapes in the environment below. Temperature Humidity Hourly temperature change...
  • Page 10: Names And Functions Of Parts

    NAMES AND FUNCTIONS OF PARTS MENU DISP Mini SEARCH– BLANK HOLD PHONES REC LEVEL CH-1/3 Cassette loading slot/LED • For loading a cassette into or unloading it from the slot. Insert a standard DV cassette or a mini DV ☞ cassette.
  • Page 11 [PLAY] button/LED • Press this button to start playing back a tape. During playback, the green LED lights up. • When recording is paused, press this button to resume recording. • When audio dubbing is paused, press this button to resume audio dubbing. [PAUSE] button/LED •...
  • Page 12 The 9-PIN REMOTE 1 terminal can be selected using REMOTE SEL 9 PIN while the 12-PIN REMOTE 2 terminal can be selected with RE- MOTE SEL JVC. Memo ● To control BR-DV6000 with the SERIAL RE- MOTE terminal or DV terminal, this switch set-...
  • Page 13 Memo ● For the MIX setting, noise is sometimes gen- erated. If it occurs, set it to CH-1/2 or CH-3/4. ● In the 48 K audio mode, it is fixed at chan- nels CH1 and CH2 regardless of the setting of the switch.
  • Page 14 NAMES AND FUNCTIONS OF PARTS % * ^ MENU Mini SEARCH– HOLD PHONES [REC LEVEL] Volume for audio recording level for CH1/3 and CH2/4 Use the switch to adjust the audio recording level for CH1 and CH2. During audio dubbing, the audio recording level for CH3 and CH4 can be adjusted with this switch.
  • Page 15 Special functions/Setting buttons The following buttons have different functions depending on whether the normal screen or the setting screen is displayed. Setting screens: Menu, Date/Time setting, Time code preset and Multi Cue-up [DISP/8] button • During normal display, this button is used to enable/disable the LCD or select display style.
  • Page 16: Rear Panel

    NAMES AND FUNCTIONS OF PARTS VIDEO LINE MONITOR SIGNAL DC12V [VIDEO LINE IN] terminal (BNC) This is the input terminal for composite video signals. • To input video via this terminal, set the IN- PUT SELECT switch located on the front panel to “LINE”.
  • Page 17 [SYNC IN] synchronization input terminal (BNC) This is the terminal for inputting reference syn- chronization signals from an external source. For external synchronization signals, input com- posite video signals of 1V (p-p) or lower (e.g., black burst signal). ☞ Page 29 “Synchronization signal”) [TIME CODE IN] terminal (BNC) This is the SMPTE-compliant time code input terminal.
  • Page 18 NAMES AND FUNCTIONS OF PARTS VIDEO LINE MONITOR SYNC IN & SIGNAL DC12V DC power input terminal (2-PIN) This terminal is for inputting DC 12 V. Connect the DC power cord of the supplied AC adapter. Memo ● When power is supplied to this terminal, the OPERATE indicator located on the front panel lights up.
  • Page 19 › [REMOTE 2] JVC Bus terminal (12-PIN) This terminal is for connecting to the JVC bus interface-compatible editing remote controller (RM-G800, RM-G805). With this terminal, BR-DV6000 can be used as a player or recorder of an editing system.
  • Page 20: On-Screen Display

    ON-SCREEN DISPLAY Besides E-E images and playback images, the monitor connected to the VIDEO MONITOR OUT terminal provides the following on-screen information. Press the DISPLAY button to display the same information on the LCD screen of BR-DV6000. DISP button MENU RESET A.DUB DISP...
  • Page 21: Status Display

    ON-SCREEN DISPLAY Status display: It displays the current settings and operating status. 3 2 K C H – 1 / 2 A S S E M W A R N I N G 7 0 0 1 D R UM MO T O R F A I L U R E R E C I N H I B I T S T A N D B Y - O F F 0 3 / 0 4 / 0 3...
  • Page 22 ON-SCREEN DISPLAY Item Counter display – Status display – (continued) 3 2 K C H – 1 / 2 A S S E M W A R N I N G 7 0 0 1 D R UM MO T O R F A I L U R E R E C I N H I B I T S T A N D B Y - O F F 0 3 / 0 4 / 0 3...
  • Page 23: Status/Event Display

    ON-SCREEN DISPLAY Item VCR operation mode Remaining tape Memo If the counter display po- sition is set to the upper right, this item will be dis- played on the lower right. Edit mode display Memo ● With the counter dis- play shown on the top left, this display ap- pears on the bottom...
  • Page 24: Alarm Display

    Disconnect the power and place it at a cool place. If this message is displayed again, BR-DV6000 could be defective. Consult your JVC-authorized service agent. ● “B” display : Messages for incorrect operation are displayed for about 3 seconds. They are displayed when the DISPLAY mode is ON or AUTO.
  • Page 25 Display A. DUB INHIBIT The user attempted to perform audio dubbing on a tape that is not ready for (REC TAB) recording (the rear switch is set to SAVE). A. DUB INHIBIT This message is displayed when audio dubbing is attempted under the following (48 K) conditions.
  • Page 26: Lcd Display

    ON-SCREEN DISPLAY There are two display modes for the status display on the LCD of the unit. • Same character display mode as the monitor output • LCD display mode (enlarged display) DISPLAY button MENU RESET A.DUB DISP Mini PROFESSIONAL SEARCH–...
  • Page 27 4 Drop/Non-drop display (for NTSC only) Displays the framing mode of the time code. : Non-drop frame : Drop frame : Displays when PB/DV IN in the SYSTEM (2/2) Menu screen is set to PAL. 5 Time code mode display Displays the time code mode set in the TC/UB/CLOCK Menu screen.
  • Page 28: Connection

    CONNECTION Video output, e.g., VCR Input Composite Component VIDEO LINE MONITOR SYNC IN SIGNAL DC12V Composite Component Output Video output, e.g., VCR Output signal When BR-DV6000 enters the STOP, REC or EDIT mode, the input signal (E-E image) is out- put.
  • Page 29 Caution on video signals ● If search images or video signals with a high level of jitter are input, images or sound may be distorted temporarily. Thus, input stable signals, e.g., those having gone through a TBC. ● A digital VCR requires that video signals for recording be delivered from a stable source.
  • Page 30: Connecting Audio Signals

    CONNECTION Audio output of VCR Input COMPONENT VIDEO LINE MONITOR SYNC IN TIME CODE SERIAL TIMER SIGNAL IN/OUT DC12V REMOTE Analog audio (2 channels) Output Audio input of VCR Output signal When BR-DV6000 is in the STOP, REC or EDIT mode, signals (EE sound), which have been input, are output.
  • Page 31: Digital Input

    ● Connecting to a monitor TV A monitor TV can be connected to the AUDIO MONITOR OUT terminal. The sound output from the AUDIO MONITOR OUT terminal is monaural. • The volume is adjusted through the monitor • The output channel can be selected with the AUDIO MONITOR switch on the front panel (Refer to the following table).
  • Page 32: Connecting To Editing System

    CONNECTION BR-DV6000 is equipped with 2 remote terminals, for the JVC bus and RS-422A for editing pur- poses. When a JVC bus-compatible editing remote controller is used: For the editing remote controller, use RM-G800 or RM-G805. Example: BR-DV6000 as player and recorder for cut editing of digital signals.
  • Page 33 When an RS-422A-compatible remote controller is used: For the editing remote controller, use RM-G820. Example: use BR-DV6000 as player and recorder for cut editing of analog signals. Monitor VIDEO MONITOR VIDEO OUT Player AUDIO OUT VIDEO COMPONENT REMOTE2 LINE AUDIO CH 1/3 CH 2/4 MONITOR...
  • Page 34: Connecting With Serial Remote Terminals

    CONNECTION The following describes examples of serial remote terminal connection. To use the serial remote terminals, set REMOTE SEL SER of the REMOTE (1/2) Menu screen ☞ to “ON” or “LOC+REM.” ( Operate BR-DV6000 with the wired remote controller RM-G30 (sold separately) COMPONENT VIDEO REMOTE2...
  • Page 35: Connecting The Ac Adapter

    CONNECTION Connect the supplied AC adaptor to BR-DV6000. Supplied AC adaptor Supplied power cord OPERATE indicator OPERATE A.DUB PLAY PAUSE ONAL EJECT STOP AUDIO INPUT COUNTER MONITOR OUTPUT SELECT REMOTE CH-1/2 LINE CH-3/4 DV6000 LOCAL (CPN) Memo ● Even in the OPERATE OFF mode, a small amount of electricity will still flow into the unit.
  • Page 36: Preparation

    PREPARATION Turning on the power OPERATE indicator RESET A.DUB DISP PROFESSIONAL SEARCH+ EJECT BLANK CUE UP REC LEVEL COUNTER MONITOR OUTPUT BR-DV6000 CH-1/3 CH-2/4 Note After the OPERATE button is pressed and BR- DV6000 is turned on, if the green indicator blinks or the monitor or the LCD displays “UN- PLUG MAIN POWER, PLUG BACK IN AFTER A WHILE”, unplug the power cord from the...
  • Page 37: Operation Method

    Memo With the REMOTE/LOCAL switch set to REMOTE, the JVC bus or RS-422A can be enabled using REMOTE SEL JVC or RE- MOTE SEL 9P in the REMOTE (1/2) Menu screen. • The setting position of the REMOTE switch for operating BR- DV6000 with the SERIAL REMOTE terminal can be selected using REMOTE SEL SER in the REMOTE (1/2) Menu screen.
  • Page 38: Loading/Ejecting Cassette

    PREPARATION Use standard DV cassette tapes or mini DV cassette tapes. Eject button MENU DISP RESET Mini PROFESSIONAL SEARCH– SEARCH+ HOLD BLANK CUE UP PHONES REC LEVEL COUNTER BR-DV6000 CH-1/3 CH-2/4 Standard DV tape Switch SAVE 3 2 K C H – 1 / 2 S P 0 0 m i n 0 3 / 0 4 / 0 3...
  • Page 39: Setting The Lcd Display

    PREPARATION DISP button MENU DISP RESET A.DUB Mini PROFESSIONAL SEARCH– SEARCH+ EJECT HOLD BLANK CUE UP PHONES REC LEVEL COUNTER M BR-DV6000 CH-1/3 CH-2/4 DISPLAY (2/2) Menu screen – – – D I S P L A Y [ 1 / 2 ] – – – L C D B R I G H T N E S S L C D C H R O M A L C D C O N T R A S T...
  • Page 40: Setting/Displaying Date And Time

    PREPARATION This function sets up the date and time of the built-in clock. With the built-in chargeable battery, the date and time data that have been set are maintained even after the main power is turned off. The set date and time data are displayed on the monitor or the LCD display according to the settings in the Menu screen.
  • Page 41 – – – C L O C K A D J U S T – – – D A T E 0 3 / 0 4 / 0 3 T I M E 1 2 : 0 0 P A G E B A C K Selecting date/time display The date and time data can be displayed on the monitor or LCD on-screen display (status display).
  • Page 42: Recording

    RECORDING MENU RESET DISP Mini PROFESSIONAL SEARCH– SEARCH+ BLANK CUE UP HOLD PHONES REC LEVEL BR-DV6000 CH-1/3 CH-2/4 INPUT SELECT switch Selecting input signal Select the signal with the INPUT SELECT switch located on the front panel. : For inputting DV signals (video and audio) LINE : For inputting composite video and...
  • Page 43: Recording Procedure

    RECORDING MENU RESET DISP Mini SEARCH– SEARCH+ BLANK CUE UP HOLD PHONES REC LEVEL CH-1/3 CH-2/4 REC LEVEL volume Memo ● The tape protection func- tion enables BR-DV6000 automatically to go into the STOP mode when there is a long recording pause.
  • Page 44: Audio Dubbing

    RECORDING For tapes recorded in the 32 kHz audio mode, audio dubbing can be performed on CH3 and CH4 after the recording. (After-recording) Notes ● For tapes recorded in the 48 kHz audio mode, audio dubbing cannot be performed. ● Audio dubbing cannot be performed for DV input signals. MENU DISP Mini...
  • Page 45: Backup Recording Function

    RECORDING In combination with DV equipment, BR-DV6000 can perform continuous, long-hour recording. BR-DV6000 can be set as the backup unit connected to a DV camcorder (GY-DV300/DV500/DV550/ DV5000, etc.). When the recording tape of the source unit nears its end, BR-DV6000 can start recording, enabling long-hour recording.
  • Page 46: Recording With Serial Remote Terminals

    RECORDING Recording can be turned ON/OFF with a serial remote controller or foot switch connected to the SERIAL REMOTE IN terminal located at the rear panel of BR-DV6000. MENU DISP RESET Mini PROFESSIONAL SEARCH– SEARCH+ BLANK CUE UP HOLD PHONES REC LEVEL BR-DV6000 CH-1/3...
  • Page 47: External Timer Recording

    RECORDING BR-DV6000 can start recording automatically when the power is supplied. Using a commercially available timer, recording can start at a pre-determined time. Timer, etc. Supplied AC adapter Memo Use an external timer ex- clusively to control the start of VCR operation. If the power is cut off by an external timer and the VCR operation is stopped while...
  • Page 48: Playback

    PLAYBACK MENU DISP RESET Mini PROFESSIONAL SEARCH– SEARCH+ HOLD BLANK CUE UP PHONES REC LEVEL BR-DV6000 CH-1/3 CH-2/4 AUDIO MONITOR switch Setting the switches on the front panel ● AUDIO OUTPUT switch To play back tapes recorded in the 32kHz mode, use this switch to select the audio channel for output signals from the AUDIO OUT terminal, AUDIO MONITOR OUT terminal or the...
  • Page 49: Basic Playback Procedure

    PLAYBACK MENU DISP Mini SEARCH– SEARCH+ BLANK HOLD PHONES REC LEVEL CH-1/3 Note Tapes recorded in the LP mode cannot be played. The monitor displays an alarm message: “LP TAPE!” Memo ● Images cannot be pro- duced properly if the signal format selected for PB/DV IN in the SYSTEM (2/2) Menu screen is different...
  • Page 50: Special Playback Functions

    PLAYBACK SEARCH–/; button Mini Frame-advance playback SYSTEM (1/2) Menu screen – – – – ] – – – – – “ ” Search mode Memo ● Whether to enable/dis- able audio out in the SEARCH mode can be selected with A. OUT AT SEARCH in the AUDIO Menu screen.
  • Page 51 Increasing the playback speed by 7% or decreasing the speed by 10% PLAY button OPERATE A.DUB PLAY PAUSE PROFESSIONAL EJECT STOP AUDIO INPUT COUNTER MONITOR OUTPUT SELECT REMOTE CH-1/2 LINE CH-3/4 BR-DV6000 LOCAL (CPN) FF button PLAY button OPERATE A.DUB PLAY PAUSE PROFESSIONAL...
  • Page 52: Search Function

    PLAYBACK Index search This function searches to the position where the index signal is recorded. MENU RESET DISP Mini PROFESSIONAL SEARCH– SEARCH+ HOLD BLANK CUE UP PHONES REC LEVEL BR-DV6000 CH-1/3 CH-2/4 SEARCH– SEARCH+ button button Monitor screen INDEX+1 Index search progressing: displayed on the screen (The number denotes the corresponding index position.)
  • Page 53: Repeat Playback

    PLAYBACK Three types of repeat playback are available for BR-DV6000. The repeat playback function can be set with REPEAT MODE in the SYSTEM (1/2) Menu screen. SYSTEM (1/2) menu screen — — — — — — — — — INDEX repeat playback ●...
  • Page 54: Multi Cue-Up

    PLAYBACK Using the time codes recorded on the tape, up to 5 points on the tape can be registered as cue-up points at the Multi Cue-up screen. The registered tape positions (cue-up points) can be searched. 8 button MENU Mini SEARCH–...
  • Page 55 button 8 button MENU RESET DISP Mini PROFESSIONAL SEARCH– SEARCH+ HOLD BLANK CUE UP PHONES REC LEVEL BR-DV6000 CH-1/3 CH-2/4 ; button 9 button : button Memo If the COUNTER switch is set to CTL or UB while the Multi Cue-up screen is be- ing displayed, the display returns to the normal screen.
  • Page 56: External Timer Playback

    PLAYBACK The unit can start playing automatically when the power is supplied. Using a commercially avail- able timer, playback can start at a pre-determined time. Timer Supplied AC adapter Memo Use an external timer ex- clusively to control the VCR operation.
  • Page 57: Dubbing With Another Machine Using The Serial Remote Out/Dv Terminals

    PLAYBACK When the REPLICATION function is turned ON and BR-DV6000 is set to the PLAYBACK mode, the REC command will output from the SERIAL REMOTE OUT terminal or the DV terminal. With this function, the video and sound being played back on BR-DV6000 can be dubbed by another machine by simply pressing the PLAY button.
  • Page 58: Time Code

    TIME CODE BR-DV6000 can record and play back SMPTE-compliant time code and user’s bit. With the time code function, accurate positions of the tape contents can be specified to enhance editing preci- sion and operation efficiency. During recording or playback, the time code and user’s bit are dis- played on the monitor or the LCD.
  • Page 59: Presetting The Time Code

    TIME CODE Variable values can be set for the time code and the user’s bit for efficient material management and editing. TC/UB/CLOCK(1/2) Menu screen – – – )– – – – – – LCD display CH1/3 OVER CH2/4 OVER RRUN STOP SP222 01/02/03...
  • Page 60: Recording The Time Code

    TIME CODE Time codes can be recorded with the following ways. • Record it from preset data. • Record it following the one last recorded on the tape. • Record the time code, which is input to the DV IN/OUT terminal. •...
  • Page 61 Recording time code following the one last recorded on the tape BR-DV6000 is equipped with a time code reader. When it enters the RECORD mode from the RECORDING PAUSE mode, it reads the time code data already recorded on the tape and contin- ues recording time code from that value.
  • Page 62 TIME CODE Record time codes from an external time code generator Synchronize the internal time code generator with the SMPTE-compliant LTC time code, which is input from the TC IN terminal. After synchronization (slave lock), the internal time code generator continues to run even if external time code signals are not input.
  • Page 63: Playing Back The Time Code

    TIME CODE BR-DV6000 is also equipped with a time code reader. During playback, the time code or user’s bit data recorded on the tape is displayed on the monitor or the LCD. RESET A.DUB DISP PROFESSIONAL SEARCH+ EJECT BLANK CUE UP REC LEVEL COUNTER MONITOR OUTPUT...
  • Page 64: Edit

    EDIT – Editing with an RS-422A/JVC bus edit remote controller – BR-DV6000 is designed to be capable to make tape-to-tape editing by RM-G800/G805 JVC bus remote controller or RM-G820 as well as other equivalent RS-422A remote controller. Of course, it can be applied to feeder player.
  • Page 65 3) Editing over recorded tape with 48 kHz or 44.1 kHz audio in DV interface Edit mode Mode select 48 kHz/44.1 kHz mode ASSEM ASSEM INS V VIDEO VIDEO AUD-1 INS VA AUD-2 AUD-1 INS A AUD-2 VIDEO INS VA1 AUD-1 VIDEO INS VA2...
  • Page 66 REMOTE (1/2) Menu screen • Set REMOTE SEL 9-PIN to ON (for RS-422A). Memo : To use the REMOTE 2 (12-PIN) terminal simultaneously, set REMOTE SEL JVC to “OFF”. • Set REMOTE SEL JVC to ON (for JVC-BUS). Memo : To use the REMOTE 1 (9-PIN) terminal simultaneously, set REMOTE SEL 9-PIN to “OFF”.
  • Page 67 • When the JVC bus interface editing controller is used, the monitor output picture of the recorder always shows the player. It is not possible to check PB/EE switching at edit points.
  • Page 68: Using A Non-Linear Editing System

    EDIT Tape contents of BR-DV6000 are captured by a non-linear editing system and the non-linear edited contents are recorded on BR-DV6000. :Connection: Analog video VIDEO OUT VIDEO COMPONENT REMOTE2 LINE CH 1/3 MONITOR SYNC IN TIME CODE PLAY SERIAL TIMER SIGNAL IN/OUT DC12V...
  • Page 69: Menu Screens

    MENU SCREENS The Menu screens are displayed on the monitor or the LCD. They are structured with multiple layers. Top menu – – – M E N U – – – S Y S T E M . . R E M O T E . . A U D I O .
  • Page 70: Setting The Menus

    MENU SCREENS The functions of BR-DV6000 are configured in the Menu screens. The configured settings are saved in the memory of BR-DV6000 and retained even after power off. 1.4. MENU button SET button ; button TOP MENU screen – – –...
  • Page 71 SYSTEM (1/2) Menu screen – – – – ] – – – – – “ ” – – – S Y S T E M [ 2 / 2 ] – – – – – – I N M O D E O P E O F F I N D E X W R I T E R E P L I C A T I O N...
  • Page 72: Description Of The Menu Screens

    MENU SCREENS In the following description of the Menus, TOP MENU screen Item Setting — SYSTEM — REMOTE — AUDIO — VIDEO — TC/UB/CLOCK — DISPLAY SET — NETWORK PACK CONFIG — MOVIE CLIP — EXIT SYSTEM Menu screens The SYSTEM Menu consists of the following two screens (1/2 and 2/2). SYSTEM (1/2) menu Item Setting...
  • Page 73 SYSTEM Menu screens (continued) Item Setting BACKUP REC TIME 25MIN 55MIN 75MIN 115MIN 175MIN 265MIN LONG PAUSE 30SEC TIME 1MIN 2MIN 3MIN 5MIN LONG PAUSE F.ADV MODE STBY-OFF ;,: KEY INDEX FUNC. REPEAT MODE INDEX V. END TAPE END NEXT PAGE PAGE BACK Description For setting backup recording time with DV input signals accord-...
  • Page 74 MENU SCREENS SYSTEM (2/2) Menu Item Setting DC IN MODE OPE OFF OPE ON INDEX WRITE REPLICATION SERIAL REPLICATE DELAY 1SEC 2SEC 3SEC 4SEC 5SEC OPERATION LOCK PB/DV IN NTSC FACTORY CANCEL SETTING EXECUTE DRUM HOUR METER PAGE BACK – Description of the Menu screens – (continued) Description For selecting the action to perform when the power is supplied to the DC IN terminal:...
  • Page 75 For enabling/disabling the REMOTE 2 (12-PIN) terminal when the REMOTE/LOCAL switch on the front panel is set to REMOTE. : Control through the JVC bus disabled : Control through the JVC bus enabled For enabling/disabling control via the network board SA-DV6000 (sold separately).
  • Page 76 MENU SCREENS REMOTE Menu screens (continued) REMOTE (1/2) Menu screen (continued) Item Setting LOCAL NO KEY FUNCTION EJECT STP + EJT ALL KEYS PREROLL 3SEC 5SEC 7SEC 10SEC NEXT PAGE PAGE BACK REMOTE (2/2) Menu screen Item Setting REM FF/REW FF/REW MODE SEARCH...
  • Page 77: Remote Menu Setting

    REMOTE (2/2) Menu screen (continued) REMOTE menu Items Setting PB START DELAY SYNCHRONI- ZATION CONTROLLER TYPE1 TYPE2 TYPE3 TYPE4 TYPE5 TYPE6 TYPE7 FOOT SW L EDGE H EDGE L LEVEL PAGE BACK Description For adjusting the edit timing. With the remote controller in use, if the start points of edit are not concurrent, adjust the playback startup timing: : No correction.
  • Page 78 MENU SCREENS AUDIO Menu screen Item Setting AUDIO MODE 48 K 32 K A.OUT AT SEARCH AUDIO INPUT AUDIO OUT –12 dB –20 dB V.FADE PAGE BACK – Description of the Menu screens – (continued) Description For selecting the audio sampling frequency for recording. 48 K : Records at 48 kHz.
  • Page 79 VIDEO Menu screen Item Setting VIDEO INPUT SEL COMPONENT SET UP (NTSC) BLACK BURST PAGE BACK Description For selecting the input video signals when the INPUT SELECT switch on the front panel is set to Y/C (CPN). : YC separate signals COMPONENT : Component video signals For enabling/disabling the application of setups to analog video signals (composite, Y/C and component).
  • Page 80 MENU SCREENS TC/UB/CLOCK Menu screens The TC/UB/CLOCK Menu consists of the following two screens. (1/2 and 2/2) TC/UB/CLOCK (1/2) Menu screen Item Setting TCG SOURCE INTERNAL EXTERNAL TCG SELECT PRESET REGEN TCG MODE REC-RUN FREE-RUN NDF/DF NON DROP (NTSC) DROP DF BIT (PAL) TC DUPLICATE AUTO...
  • Page 81 TC/UB/CLOCK (2/2) Menu screen Item Setting U-BIT (PAL) DATE REC CLOCK ADJUST PAGE BACK Description For selecting whether to record user’s bit. (Only for E model) : No recording : Recording For selecting whether to add date/time data to the image to be recorded.
  • Page 82 MENU SCREENS DISPLAY Menu screens The DISPLAY menu consists of 2 screens (1/2 and 2/2) DISPLAY (1/2) Menu screen Item Setting LCD BRIGHT- NESS LCD CHROMA LCD CONTRAST –1 –2 –3 –4 LCD AUTO OFF 30MIN 1HOUR 2HOUR DISPLAY AUTO COUNTER LOWER-R POSI.
  • Page 83 DISPLAY (2/2) Menu screen Item Setting TIME CODE VTR MODE TAPE REMAIN TIME/DATE TIME DATE DATE+TM AUDIO INFO. EDIT INFO. DATE STYLE YY/MM/DD MM/DD/YY DD/MM/YY TIME STYLE 24HOUR 12HOUR PAGE BACK Description For enabling/disabling the time code display on the monitor or the LCD.
  • Page 84: Rs-232C Interface

    Full-EE Select Select EE Off EE On EE Off Preroll Status Tc Data CTL Data In Data Out Data UB Data JVC Status Tm Sense Sense Sense Edit Preroll Timer Mode Preset Preset Tm Preset Select JVC Tbl 1 Basic...
  • Page 85: Rs-232C Specifications

    RS-232C INTERFACE 9PIN D-Sub Pin No. Signal Operation Receive data Transmit data Data terminal ready Signal grounding Data set ready Memo :“PC” means a controller such as a personal computer. ASCII code table Use this table to represent the values or alphabets in ASCII with the RS-232C interface. 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 A B C D E F SP 0...
  • Page 86: Rs-232C Commands

    BR-DV6000 is controlled according to the following two command tables (BASIC, JVC-1). Command JVC-1 TABLE ON : Hereafter, JVC TABLE-1 is followed. BASIC TABLE ON : Hereafter, BASIC TABLE is followed. JVC TABLE-1 is turned OFF. ● VCR operation commands These commands are used to operate the VCR. When a command is received correctly, the VCR returns ACK (0Ah) and enters the mode corresponding to the command.
  • Page 87 Table Command Description VISS FORWARD : Index search in the forward direction. For the index search position, enter a 3-digit number (001-099) following the command. When a 3-digit number has been en- tered, index search starts. If ENTER (40H) is transmitted before all three digits are entered, the remain- ing digit(s) are considered as “0”...
  • Page 88 RS-232C INTERFACE Table Command Description REVIEW KEY : Review with the VCR • It is required that [C0: Auto Edit] is complete. • Preroll time can be set with [E6: Preroll Time Preset]. Without this setting, the VCR menu switch set- tings are followed.
  • Page 89 A from F is represented with ASCII code 41h to 46h. Effective when the counter mode is set to UB. JVC STATUS SENSE : For checking the status. Refer to JVC STATUS SENSE. (☞ Page 91) VTR IND : For checking VCR connection.
  • Page 90 RS-232C INTERFACE D7: STATUS SENSE This section describes 5-byte data that are re- turned when the STATUS SENSE (D7H) com- mand is sent. ● First byte Bit No. Status: If the bit is 1 Always 1 Always 0 SHORT FF/REW : In short FF or short REW REC INHIBIT : Recording prohibited...
  • Page 91 Always 0 Unused : Always 0 : Playing back LP-mode tape Unused : Always 0 JVC TABLE2 : JVC TABLE 2 enabled JVC TABLE1 : JVC TABLE 1 enabled. LOCAL : REMOTE switch set to LOCAL Second byte Bit No.
  • Page 92 RS-232C INTERFACE Table Command Description TIMER MODE SELECT : For selecting the counter mode. Fol- lowing this command, send 1-byte data corresponding to the counter mode. High (Fixed) DATA SELECT : For setting the date. Following this command, send 6-byte numeric data. Specify month, date and year (in this sequence) with two digits for each.
  • Page 93: System Menus

    SYSTEM Menus DATA Menu SYNC SELECT “ , ”KEY FUNC. STL/F.ADV MODE BACK UP REC TIME LONG PAUSE TIME LONG PAUSE MODE REPEAT MODE DC IN MODE INDEX WRITE REPLICATION REPLICATE DELAY OPERATION LOCK PB/DV IN D1/D2 Set value AUTO EXTERNAL INDEX FIELD...
  • Page 94 With RS-232C, REMOTE SEL 9P and REMOTE SEL 232 cannot be set. Menu DATA ❈ REMOTE SEL 9-PIN ❈ REMOTE SEL 232 REMOTE SEL SER REMOTE SEL DV REMOTE SEL JVC REMOTE SEL NET LOCAL FUNCTION PREROLL REMOTE FF/REW MODE REM STOP SEL PB START DELAY SYNCHRONIZATION...
  • Page 95 AUDIO Menus DATA Menu AUDIO MODE A.OUT AT SEARCH AUDIO INPUT SEL AUDIO OUT LEV V.FADE VIDEO Menus VIDEO INPUT SEL SET UP(NTSC) BLACK BURST TC/UB/CLOCK Menus TCG SOURCE TCG SELECT TCG MODE NDF/DF(NTSC) DF BIT(PAL) TC DUPLICATE TC OFFSET U-BIT (PAL) DATE REC D1/D2...
  • Page 96 RS-232C INTERFACE DISPLAY Menus DATA Menu LCD BRIGHTNESS LCD CHROMA LCD CONTRAST LCD AUTO OFF DISPLAY COUNTER POSI. TIME CODE VTR MODE TAPE REMAIN TIME/DATE AUDIO INFO. EDIT INFO. DATE STYLE TIME STYLE – RS-232C commands – (continued) D1/D2 Set value MAX(5) MIN(–5) MAX(5)
  • Page 97: Others

    T C R 0 2 : 0 0 : 0 0 : 0 0 Action Check the power voltage. Clean it with a JVC head-clean- ing tape. (☞ Page 8) If the message persists despite cleaning, it could be due to bad recording condition, defective tape or head lifespan.
  • Page 98 This error can be resolved by turning off and then on the power. However, doing so may damage the tape in some cases. Consult your JVC authorized dealer. Press the EJECT button to remove and replace the tape.
  • Page 99: Troubleshooting

    LOCAL FUNCTION Menu. To control with RS-422A, set REMOTE SEL 9-PIN in the RE- MOTE (1/2) Menu screen to “ON”. To control with the JVC bus, set REMOTE SEL JVC to “ON”. • The tape is damaged. Replace the tape.
  • Page 100: Checking The Hour Meter

    OTHERS This unit displays the drum usage time as the hour meter in DRUM HOUR METER in the SYSTEM (2/2) Menu screen. Use it as a guide for regular maintenance. ( MENU button Mini SET button TOP MENU screen – –...
  • Page 101: Optional Devices

    • With the SA-DV6000 installed, the network- related menus will be added. For details, refer to the user’s guide of SA- DV6000. Note Contact your JVC authorized service agent before installing the above optional boards. COMPONENT REMOTE2 AUDIO CH 1/3...
  • Page 102: Installing Sa-K46U Rs-232C Interface Board

    Use the plate for the RS-422A REMOTE 1 terminal for installing SA-K46U RS-232C interface board. The replacement procedure is described below. However, to prevent electrical shock or injury, the work should be performed only by a qualified personnel or a JVC authorized service agent. AUDIO CH 1/3...
  • Page 103: Specifications

    OTHERS General Recording system : DV system (SP mode only) Signal system : NTSC/PAL (PAL for playback and DV input only) Cassette tape : Standard/ mini DV cassette tape Tape width : 6.35mm Tape speed : 18.812mm/s (NTSC) 18.831mm/s (PAL) Recording/ playback time : 276 minutes (LA-DV276) 60 minutes (M-DV60)
  • Page 104 OTHERS External dimensions (Unit: mm) For improvement, the specifications and external appearance may be changed without prior notice. – Specifications – (continued) MENU DISP RESET Mini PROFESSIONAL SEARCH– SEARCH+ BLANK CUE UP HOLD PHONES REC LEVEL COUNTER BR-DV6000 CH-1/3 CH-2/4 OPERATE A.DUB PLAY...
  • Page 105: Supplement

    OTHERS AC adapter section IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read these instructions. Keep these instructions. Heed all warnings. Follow all instructions. Do not use this apparatus near water. Clean only with dry cloth. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat.
  • Page 106 VICTOR COMPANY OF JAPAN, LIMITED ® is a registered trademark owned by VICTOR COMPANY OF JAPAN, LTD. ® is a registered trademark in Japan, the U.S.A., the U.K. and many other countries. Printed in Thailand © 2003 VICTOR COMPANY OF JAPAN, LIMITED LLT0033-001C-H...

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