JVC 0298MNV*SW*VP Instructions Manual

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  • Page 1 DIGITAL VIDEO PRINTER GV-DT1 INSTRUCTIONS Please visit our CyberCam Homepage on the World Wide Web and answer our Con- sumer Survey (in English only): http://www.jvc-victor.co.jp/index-e.html LYT0119-001A ENGLISH...
  • Page 2 SAFETY PRECAUTIONS WARNING: TO PREVENT FIRE OR SHOCK HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS UNIT TO RAIN OR MOISTURE. CAUTION When you are not using the unit for a long period of time, it is recommended that you disconnect the power cord from the mains outlet.
  • Page 3 Some Do's And Don'ts On The Safe Use Of Equipment This equipment has been designed and manufactured to meet international safety standards but, like any electrical equipment, care must be taken if you are to obtain the best results and safety is to be assured.
  • Page 4: Cautions

    As the thermal heads become worn, print quality will gradually decrease. When you notice a decline in quality, it is possible that the heads may need to be replaced. Consult your JVC dealer. MOISTURE CONDENSATION If condensation occurs inside the printer, it may adhere to print paper during printing, causing poor quality prints and paper jams.
  • Page 5: Major Features

    DV connector. Cordless Printing with IrTran-P This printer conforms to the IrTran-P standard which ensures a greater compatibility in the field of video communications. It therefore offers a superior system extendibility for the future providing system compatibility with the products of different manufacturers.
  • Page 6 Sending a Picture Stored in the Printer to your PC You can store a picture from a digital camcorder or a digital still camera in the printer and transfer it to your PC. More creative printing work may be achieved by processing your picture data with the...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

  • Page 8 How the Setup Dialog Works ... 34 How the Spooler Window Works ... 35 INDICATIONS AND MESSAGES Lamp Indications ... 36 Printer Section ... 39 PC Printer Section ... 40 Other Problems: ... 42 When Paper Jams ... 43 SPECIFICATIONS PROVIDED ACCESSORIES...
  • Page 9: Controls, Indicators And Connectors

    IrDA/DV button • Switches the video input between IrDA and DV. STANDBY/ON button • Turns the printer on and off. MEMORY button • Used to store a video picture delivered through the DV connector. ON LINE button • Press this for video communications with your PC.
  • Page 10: Rear View

    Rear View PARALLEL Connector • Connect to the parallel (printer) terminal of a computer using a commercially available printer cable. Service Door for Jammed Paper Removal • Open this door when paper is jammed. * Do not open this door unless paper is jammed.
  • Page 11: How To Make Connections (Dv Connection)

    VCR connections to the GV-DT1. WHEN PRINTING FROM A DIGITAL CAMCORDER WITH A DV CONNECTOR Core Filter Connect the end provided with the Core Filter to the Printer. Digital camcorder To DV connector DV cable (provided) To DV input connector...
  • Page 12: How To Make Connections (Irda Reception)

    If a picture is sent from one digital still camera to more than one printer, the picture can be received and printed only by the printer that has first responded to the transmission.
  • Page 13: Installation Of Ink Cassette

    mark Lock lever INSTALLATION OF INK CASSETTE Install the ink cassette included with the available INSTALLATION OF INK CASSETTE blank paper sheet set. OPEN CASSETTE DOOR Pull the right top of the door in the direction indicated by the arrow to open it. TAKE UP SLACK Turn the roller on the side with the “...
  • Page 14: After Printing

    PV-50SFAE sheet, wait until printing is finished. If you write something or stick something on before printing, the printer may not work properly. Carefully read the precautions in the blank paper sheet set box and on the back of the blank sheet set before using.
  • Page 15: Loading The Paper Tray

    To printer Printing side Partition panel Detection marks Output tray LOADING THE PAPER TRAY Opening the paper tray Open the lid while pushing Inserting blank paper sheets in the paper tray 1. Keep the partition panel upright. If it is...
  • Page 16: Preparation

    Use print sheets and ink cassette from the same kit. Open the output tray. Connect image source to the printer (page 10). Plug the printer’s power cable into an AC outlet and press the button. Power comes on and the You are now ready to print.
  • Page 17: Printing From A Digital Camcorder (Dv Connection)

    ON LINE WHEN YOU HAVE REACHED THE SCENE YOU WANT TO PRINT, SET THE CAMCORDER TO STILL PICTURE PRESS THE PRINTER MEMORY BUTTON •The picture you want to print is stored in memory. •The PRINT lamp is blinking during video data conversion (for about 40 seconds).
  • Page 18 IrDA/DV MEMORY PRINT ON LINE IrDA ON LINE WHEN THE PRINT LAMP STOPS BLINKING AND LIGHTS, PRESS THE PRINT BUTTON •The PRINT lamp blinks and printing starts. •Printing is finished when the print paper is discharged with the PRINT lamp lit. •If you want to print the same picture again, press the PRINT button again after printing has once finished.
  • Page 19: Printing From A Digital Still Camera (Irda Reception)

    PRINTING FROM A DIGITAL STILL CAMERA (IrDA RECEPTION) When using a digital still camera compatible with IrTran-P, please refer also to the instruction manual provided with the camera. Preparation When only storing a picture Remove the paper tray from the printer. IrDA/DV PRINT IrDA IrDA sensor Load the paper tray containing print sheets.
  • Page 20 Lighting IrDA ON LINE Lighting PICTURE DATA BEING TRANSMITTED PRINT FROM CAMERA TO PRINTER PRINTER CONVERTING THE PICTURE PRINT DATA AFTER TRANSMISSION • This may take several minutes depending on the machines in use or the volume of data Blinking transmission.
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  • Page 22: Personal Computer Printer Section

    You can find the latest information (in English) on the provided software program at our www server: <www>http://www.jvc-victor.co.jp/ q If you want to process the picture, see the Idea Guide of the MGI PhotoSuite included in the CD-ROM.
  • Page 23: Introduction

    A commercially available printer cable (3 m or shorter). Use one capable of all-pin wiring. Some PCs are compatible only with a particular design of printer cable. Consult your dealer before purchasing a cable. When using a printer cable which is over 3 m long, a transmission error may occur. (Example) 25-pin male...
  • Page 24: Software Features

    320 x 240 / 160 x 120 File Image capture / Save / Save as / Exit The GV-DT1 “Driver and capture utility software” is not operable as a network printer. Edit Undo / Copy / Rotate 90 / Resize / Change colour mode...
  • Page 25: Peripheral Unit Connections

    VCR connections to the GV-DT1. When Printing from PC q When connecting components, make sure all units are turned off. Printer PERIPHERAL UNIT CONNECTIONS PARALLEL connector Commercially available printer cable (bi- directional parallel interface) Parallel (printer) connector...
  • Page 26: How To Install The Software

    HOW TO INSTALL THE SOFTWARE INSTALLING IN A WINDOWS COMPATIBLE PC See the instruction manual of Windows or the PC in use for the basic operation of Windows . In the case of Windows 95 Start up Windows 95. • If you have any other applications open, close them all.
  • Page 27: Open & Close (Basic Operation Procedure)

    If you’re using Windows 3.1, open the JVC GV-DT1 Capture group on the program manager and double-click the JVC GV-DT1 Capture icon. If you’re using Windows 95, select JVC GV-DT1 Capture on the start menu and start it. OPEN & CLOSE (Basic Operation Procedure)
  • Page 28 Once the program has loaded, Windows 3.1 displays the screen shown below. Control menu button File(F) Edit(E) Image(I) Window(W) Help(H) The titlebar and menubar look different on Windows 95. Control menu button File(F) Edit(E) Image(I) Window(W) Help(H) CLOSING THE PROGRAM Double-click the control menu button in Windows 3.1 or click Close GV-DT1 Capture Utility (X) on the [File (F)] menu.
  • Page 29: Controls And Operations

    E x i t C a p t u r e U t i l i t y ( X ) CONTROLS AND OPERATIONS Edit(E) Image(I) Window(W) Help Select to capture the image stored in printer into the computer. Select to change the file content without changing the file name.
  • Page 30 Edit(E) Undo(Z) Copy(C) Rotate 90 Clockwise(9) Rotate 90 Counterclockwise(0) Resize(S) Change Colour Mode(C) Captured image File(E) Edit(E) Image(I) Window(W) Help(H) Click Undo when you want to restore the previous image. Edit(E) Undo(Z) Copy(C) Rotate 90 Clockwise(9) Rotate 90 Counterclockwise(0) Resize(S) Change Colour Mode(C) Captured image File(E) Edit(E) Image(I) Window(W) Help(H)
  • Page 31 Window(W) Tile(T) Cascade(C) Arrange Icons 1 Capture1 2 Capture2 3 Capture3 4 Capture4 • Tile File(F) Edit(E) Image(I) Window(W) Help(H) • Arrange Icons File(F) Edit(E) Image(I) Window(W) Help(H) Help(H) Contents(I) About GV-DT1 Capture Utility(A) CONTROLS AND OPERATIONS (cont.) Arranges the captured images side by side and stacked one upon another. A maximum of four tiles are visible at one time.
  • Page 32: Printing Procedure

    PRINTING PROCEDURE Store the picture you want to transmit to the PC in the printer. Capture the picture you want to print into the PC. Work on the characters and other data with the MGI PhotoSuite provided or other optional software programs.
  • Page 33: Capturing A Picture Into The Pc

    This is to capture a picture into the PC and display it on the monitor. Preparation: • Capture a picture from a digital camcorder or a digital still camera into the printer in advance. • See “Printing from a Digital Camcorder” (page 16) or “Printing from a Digital Still Camera”...
  • Page 34: Printing From The Pc

    Set up the printer. (Example) •Windows 95 Select [Print (P)] of the File menu to call up the print display. Select [JVC GV-DT1] in the printer name box. •Windows 3.1 Select [Printer Setup (R)] of the File menu to call up the printer setup display. Select [JVC GV-DT1] as the printer name.
  • Page 35: How The Setup Dialog Works

    . [Normal (N)] Click to set contrast and brightness to normal. . [Help (H)] Click to call up help information. . [Version (A)] Click to display the GV-DT1 printer driver version. Cancel Normal(N) High Help(H)… Bright...
  • Page 36: How The Spooler Window Works

    Help(H) Transmitting now. . Spooler bar box Displays progress of the data transfer from PC to printer. Print starts when the bar is fully down. . Help button Click to call up help information for the spooler window. Same as [Help] on the menu bar.
  • Page 37: Indications And Messages

    Open the rear door and remove the jammed paper. Make sure that the print paper is compatible with the ink cassette. Temperature within the printer is high. PRINT lamp may blink quickly also PRINT during printing. Wait while until PRINT lamp stops blinking.
  • Page 38 Lamp indication PRINT IrDA ON LINE Blinking PRINT ON LINE IrDA Lighting Blinking PRINT IrDA ON LINE Lighting Lighting PRINT IrDA ON LINE Lighting PRINT IrDA ON LINE Blinking PRINT IrDA ON LINE Lighting Blinking Appears when: Recommended actions: IrDA data being received. IrDA data being converted.
  • Page 39 Every pressing of the PRINT button produces another copy of the same picture. Lighting Ready to receive picture data from PC. PRINT Picture data being captured from printer to PC. PRINT Lighting Picture data being received from PC. PRINT Picture data communications with the PC has finished.
  • Page 40: Printer Section

    Camcorder with the DV connector is in Still Picture mode. When installing a picture from the camcorder by the DV connector to the printer, set the camcorder with the DV connector in Still Picture. Printer is in IrDA mode. Press IrDA/DV button to light the IrDA lamp.
  • Page 41: Pc Printer Section

    Remove paper. INDICATIONS AND MESSAGES (cont.) Appears when: Recommended actions Temperature in the printer rises too high for the installation environment, continuous printing and other reasons. Wait a while until the message disappears. The ink cassette is not installed or is improperly installed.
  • Page 42 If the message remains, consult your dealer or your local JVC service center. PC is connected with any other printer; printer power is not turned on; or cable is not in correct connection.
  • Page 43: Other Problems

    Remove the paper tray and check for jammed paper. If paper is jammed, place the jammed paper in the tray and load it in the printer. Blank paper sheets have been properly shuffled. If not, shuffle them thoroughly to separate each sheet before placing them on the paper tray.
  • Page 44: When Paper Jams

    WHEN PAPER JAMS Unplug the power cord. •The stored image disappears. Remove the jammed sheet from the output tray. If no paper is jammed in the output tray Remove the paper tray and remove the jammed sheet. If no paper is jammed in the slot of the paper tray Output tray Remove the jammed paper removing...
  • Page 45: Specifications

    Power Power consumption Print format Print quality Print medium Connectors Operating temperature Operating humidity Storage temperature Operating position Dimensions Weight Design and specifications subject to change without notice. AC 220 — 240 V `, 50 Hz During printing : Approx. 65 W, 0.5 A When idle : Approx.
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