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LG DRT389H User Manual

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  • Page 2 This product is manufactured to comply with EMC Directive 2004/108/EC and Low Voltage Directive 2006/95/EC. European representative: LG Electronics Service Europe B.V. Veluwezoom 15, 1327 AE Almere, The Netherlands (Tel : +31-036-547-8940)
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    DR386M-P.BGBRLLK_ENG 6/13/08 9:59 AM Page 4 Contents Before you start ........5-6 Remote control .
  • Page 5: Before You Start

    DR386M-P.BGBRLLK_ENG 6/13/08 9:59 AM Before you start Recordable and Playable discs This unit can play and record all widely-used DVD types. The table below shows some specific compatibility differences depending on the disc types. DVD-R DVD-RW Symbol used in this manual Logos Re-Writable Formatting Mode...
  • Page 6 If your TV is listed in the table below, set the appropriate manufacturer code. While holding down TV POWER button, and press the manufacturer code for your TV with the numerical buttons (see the table below). Release the TV POWER button to complete setting. Manufacturer LG / GoldStar Zenith Samsung Sony Hitachi Depending on your TV, some or all buttons may not function on the TV, even after entering the correct manufacturer code.
  • Page 7: Remote Control

    TV, and ‘DVD mode’, in which you can operate the picture and sound from the DVD recorder. OPEN/CLOSE: Opens and closes the disc tray. 0-9 numerical buttons: Selects numbered options in a menu.
  • Page 8: Main Unit

    USB Port Connect a USB Flash Memory. k DV IN Connect the DV output of a digital camcorder to the DVD recorder. l AV IN 3 (VIDEO IN/AUDIO IN (Left/Right)) Connect the audio/video output of an external source (Audio system, TV/...
  • Page 9: Hooking Up The Unit

    Hooking up the unit d Power cord connection Connect the mains lead to the AC IN terminal on the DVD recorder. Then plug the power cord into the mains. c SCART connection Connect one end of the scart cable into the AV1 SCART...
  • Page 10 Antenna / Signal source You may decide to connect your DVD recorder to an indoor arial or an external arial. Either of the two can give you variances on the signal strength. If you live in a flat you should make sure that the digital terrestrial signals are distributed to your wall antenna outlet.
  • Page 11 DVD recorder and the other end to the S-Video INPUT jack on your TV. Connect one end of the audio cable (red and white) to the analog AUDIO OUT- PUT jack on the DVD recorder and the other ends to the AUDIO INPUT jack on your TV.
  • Page 12 - The picture will not be displayed properly with non-HDCP device. What is SIMPLINK? Some functions of this DVD recorder can be controlled by the TV’s remote control when connected to a LG TV with SIMPLINK through the HDMI connection. •...
  • Page 13 DR386M-P.BGBRLLK_ENG 6/13/08 9:59 AM Connecting a PAY-TV/Canal Plus Decoder You can watch or record PAY-TV/Canal Plus programmes if you connect a decoder (not supplied) to the unit. Disconnect the unit’s mains lead from the mains when connecting the decoder. You do not need to turn on the unit to view the signals from the connected tuner on your TV.
  • Page 14: Operating Usb Flash Drive

    6/13/08 9:59 AM Connecting to the AV IN 3 Jacks Connect the input jacks (AV IN 3) on the DVD recorder to the audio/video out jacks on your accessory component using audio/video cables. Connecting a Digital Camcorder Using the front panel DV IN jack, it is possible to connect a DV digital camcorder and digitally transfer DV tapes to DVD.
  • Page 15: Auto Setup

    DR386M-P.BGBRLLK_ENG 6/13/08 9:59 AM Auto setup During the first use of the DVD recorder, the initial setup wizard sets the language, clock and channels automatically. 1 Turn on the unit: The initial setup wizard appears on the screen. 2 Choose a language:...
  • Page 16: Using The Home Menu

    DR386M-P.BGBRLLK_ENG 6/13/08 9:59 AM Switching the program list on the channel editing screen You can switch the program list on the channel editing screen. Use v V to move the highlight position to the top of the program list. Use b B to select [DIGITAL TV], [ANALOG TV] or [RADIO] then use v V to select a program on the list.
  • Page 17: Adjust The Setup Settings

    DR386M-P.BGBRLLK_ENG 6/13/08 9:59 AM Using the Home Menu - more you can do MOVIE DISC – Displays [Title List] menu, which shows recorded titles on the disc. (page – Displays [Movie List] menu, which shows DivX ® (page 28) – Plays DVD-Video disc (page 26). USB –...
  • Page 18 [RGB]: When your TV is connected to the SCART jack on the unit. Power Save mode – Selects whether the DVD recorder is in power save mode when the power is turned off. This option is not available when a timer recording is set.
  • Page 19 DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT jack to an audio component without a built-in Dolby Digital or MPEG decoder. [Off] (for DTS): Select this when you connect this DVD recorder’s DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT jack to an audio component without a built-in DTS decoder.
  • Page 20 VOD service. For more information, visit Press OK( ) when [View] icon is highlighted and you can view the registration code of the DVD recorder. Adjust the recording settings Record Mode Set – Select the picture quality for recording in XP, SP, LP, EP or MLP mode.
  • Page 21 DR386M-P.BGBRLLK_ENG 6/13/08 9:59 AM TV Record Audio – Select an audio channel to record when recording a bilin- gual program. [Main+Sub]: Main language and sub language [Main]: Main language only [Sub]: Sub language only Auto Chapter – When recording, chapter markers are added automatically in every specified interval (5, 10 or 15 min.).
  • Page 22 You can either check for updates manually, or have the unit do it automatically at regular intervals. While the DVD recorder is updating, there may be a disruption in reception for a few hours. The reception should return to normal after the update is complete.
  • Page 23: Displaying Disc Information

    B to select desired angle. Selecting a sound mode This DVD recorder can produce a 3D Surround effect, which simulates multi- channel audio playback from two conventional stereo speakers, instead of the five or more speakers normally required to listen to multi-channel audio from a home theatre system.
  • Page 24 6/13/08 9:59 AM Displaying information while watching TV Whilst using the DVD recorder to watch TV, Press INFO (i) to display the infor- mation displayed on-screen. a Indicates channel number, station name, and audio signal (Stereo, Bilingual, Mono) received by the tuner.
  • Page 25: Using The Digital Epg

    DR386M-P.BGBRLLK_ENG 6/13/08 9:59 AM Using the digital EPG 1 Displays the EPG menu: 2 Select a TV program: 3 Displays the next/previous menu list: 4 Shows the selected program currently on air: 5 Exit the EPG menu: Using the digital EPG - more you can do About the digital EPG The digital EPG shows a table of scheduled digital TV programs and detailed information about individual programs.
  • Page 26: Play A Disc

    DR386M-P.BGBRLLK_ENG 6/13/08 9:59 AM Viewing a digital text service Many digital TV channels broadcast information via their text service. This digital service includes high quality digital text and graphics along with advanced navigation options. Additionally, this recorder has access to dedicated text channels transmitted by the broadcasters.
  • Page 27 DR386M-P.BGBRLLK_ENG 6/13/08 9:59 AM Pause a playback Press PAUSE/STEP (X) to pause playback. Press PLAY ( playback. Frame-by-Frame playback DVD ALL Press PAUSE/STEP (X) repeatedly to play Frame-by-Frame playback. You can advance or back up the picture frame-by-frame by pressing b / B repeatedly during PAUSE mode.
  • Page 28: Playing Divx Movie Files

    If the video and audio structure of the DivX file is not interleaved, the audio and video output may not be matched properly. If the DivX file name is not readable on this DVD recorder, it may be dis- played as “_” mark.
  • Page 29: Listening To A Music

    DR386M-P.BGBRLLK_ENG 6/13/08 9:59 AM Listening to a music 1 Displays the HOME menu: 2 Select a [MUSIC] option: 3 Selects an option that contains music: 4 Selects a music from the menu: 5 Plays the selected music: 6 Stops the playback: Listening to a music - more you can do Music List menu options Select which file/track you would like to play from the menu and press OK( ).
  • Page 30: Viewing A Photo

    DR386M-P.BGBRLLK_ENG 6/13/08 9:59 AM Viewing a photo 1 Displays the HOME menu: 2 Selects a [PHOTO] option: 3 Selects an option that contains photo file: 4 Selects a photo from the list: 5 Displays the selected photo in full screen: 6 Returns to the Photo List: Viewing a photo - more you can do Photo List menu options...
  • Page 31: Recording

    You can set the instant timer recording up to 720 minutes on DVD, depending on the free space available. Page 31 Setting a timer record This DVD recorder can be programmed to record up to 16 recordings within a month. The clock must be set correctly before setting a recording. ON REMOTE HOME, v v V V b b B B , Press HOME and select [Record] option.
  • Page 32: Editing A Title

    REC on the DVD recorder to start recording. Depending on your cam- corder, you can use this DVD recorder’s remote to control the camcorder using the STOP, PLAY and PAUSE functions.
  • Page 33 9:59 AM Before editing This DVD recorder offers various editing options for various disc types. Before you edit, check the disc type, and select the option available for your disc. You can enjoy advanced editing functions with VR mode formatted DVD (DVD- RW or DVD-RAM).
  • Page 34 DR386M-P.BGBRLLK_ENG 6/13/08 9:59 AM Time search Video You can select the start of a title by searching through the time duration. Select a title that you wish to search and press OK( ). Select [Time] in the [Search] option from the menu on the left of the screen and press OK( ) to display the [Search] menu.
  • Page 35 DR386M-P.BGBRLLK_ENG 6/13/08 9:59 AM Viewing Title List menu displayed on another unit You can view the Title List menu displayed on the another unit that is capable of playing DVD+RW or DVD+R discs. Press TITLE in play or stop mode. Title List menu will appears on the screen. When the TITLE button is not available due to the digital broadcasts, press and hold the MENU/LIST for 3 seconds to display the Title List.
  • Page 36: Language Codes

    DR386M-P.BGBRLLK_ENG 6/13/08 9:59 AM Language Codes Use this list to input your desired language for Disc Audio, Disc Subtitle and Disc Menu. Language Code Language Code Afar 6565 Croatian 7282 Afrikaans 6570 Czech 6783 Albanian 8381 Danish 6865 Ameharic 6577 Dutch 7876 Arabic...
  • Page 37: Troubleshooting

    DR386M-P.BGBRLLK_ENG 6/13/08 9:59 AM Troubleshooting General The power does not turn on. Plug the power cord into the wall outlet securely. There is no picture. Select the appropriate video input mode on the TV so the picture from the unit appears on the TV screen. Connect the video connection securely.
  • Page 38 DR386M-P.BGBRLLK_ENG 6/13/08 9:59 AM Recording Cannot record or does not record successfully. Check the remaining space on the disc. Check that the source you are trying to record in not copy protected. The power may have failed during recording. Use a VR mode formatted disc for copy-once material. Timer record does not record successfully.
  • Page 39: Specifications

    DR386M-P.BGBRLLK_ENG 6/13/08 9:59 AM Specifications General Power requirements AC 200-240V, 50/60 Hz Power consumption Dimensions (approx.) 430 X 49 X 245 mm (w x h x d) without foot Net weight (approx.) 2.6 kg Operating temperature 5˚C to 35˚C Operating humidity 5 % to 65 % Television system Analog: PAL I, B/G, I/I, SECAM D/K, K1...
  • Page 40 6/13/08 9:59 AM ● LG Electronics U.K. Ltd. will provide the following services in order to expedite this Guarantee. 1. All faulty components which fail due to defective manufacture will be replaced free of charge for a period of 12 months from the original date of purchase.