Filename [M150SEK_06DVD Operation.fm]
34 EN BASIC OPERATIONS ON DVD DECK
1Load a recordable disc.
●For details, refer to APlacing A DiscB (Apg. 9).
2Press PR +/– or the number keys to select the channel you
wish to record.
3Press REC MODE repeatedly to select the recording mode,
then press ENTER.
●Each time you press REC MODE, the recording mode changes
XP N SP N LP N EP N FR (60-360*, 420, 480) N (Back to
* The value is selectable from 1 to 6 hours in 5 minutes interval by
pressing DE repeatedly after selecting
. To change the
value in 30 minutes interval, press and hold DE.
●For details on the recording mode, see the right column.
4Press R on the unit to start recording. Or while holding R, press
I on the remote control.
5Press W to pause recording.
●To resume recording, press I.
6Press o to stop recording.
●It takes about 10 seconds to end the writing session when you
●It is recommended to format a DVD-RAM disc before use if you
use the disc on this unit for the first time. (Apg. 67)
●When using a brand-new DVD-RW disc, format the disc either in
VR mode or in Video mode. (Apg. 67)
●Recordings made on DVD-R/RW disc must be finalised to play
back on other DVD players. Perform AFinalise A DiscB (Apg. 68).
●You can record up to 99 programmes and 99 play lists on each
●Some programmes can only be recorded one time.
●When recording is started, an index of the first part of recording is
automatically recorded. (Apg. 43) To delete the index, refer to
●Recording sometimes may stop or cannot be performed even if
there is enough available capacity remaining on the disc.
MPEG 2 format is used as recording format. As a guide for picture
quality, the AbpsB unit is used to represent how much data can be
recorded per second. The larger this value is, the better the picture
quality becomes but more capacity is required for the recording.
Select XP or SP for programmes where quick movement occurs,
such as sports programmes, and LP or EP for talk shows, etc. with
relatively less movement.
The recording modes for a 4.7 GB disc are set as follows:
●For details on FR mode, refer to AFree Rate FunctionB (Apg. 36).
●Turn on the unit.
●Turn on the TV and select an input mode such as EXT1.
●Slide the TV/DVD switch to DVD.
It is not possible to record programmes on a DVD-R/RW disc
which has already been finalised.
Recording mode Recording amount
XP 10 Mbps 1 hour
SP 5 Mbps 2 hours
LP 2.5 Mbps 4 hours
EP 1.6 Mbps 6 hours
(Apg. 36) The amount varies
depending on the
1 - 6 hours
420 7 hours
480 8 hours
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