You can dub programmes 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.
The following on-screen display for DV dubbing appears when
ON SCREEN is pressed while the channel has been set to ADVB.
ADV dubbing controller
If this mark is not displayed, check whether the DV equipment
has been connected to the unit.
BAuto capture button
Select to start or pause the dubbing. If ENTER is pressed when
the DV device is in the pause condition, preroll editing* where it
is possible to dub with a start time that is highly accurate will be
activated. When the DV device cannot be operated from the unit
(such as in camera mode), proceed with normal recording
* Preroll editing refers to the playback after the DV tape is slightly rewind.
(For DV devices that do not support the –1x speed, the rewinding time
may be longer.)
CSound monitor switch
For selecting the desired sound format for dubbing.
1Connect a camcorder or DV equipment to the [DV IN] connector
on the unit’s front panel.
2Press PR +/– to set the channel to ADVB.
●The on-screen display for DV dubbing appears.
3Press REC MODE repeatedly to set the recording mode.
4Locate the point from where you want to start dubbing, then
stop or pause playback by pressing the following buttons on the
remote control: I, N, O, o, W.
●To play back in slow speed (1/10 of the normal speed), press W
to pause playback, then press O or N.
●To play back frame-by-frame, press W to pause playback, then
press W repeatedly. Each press of W advances a frame.
●To change the playback direction, press O or N.
5Press selection keys to select , then press
ENTER. Select the desired sound track from the pull-down
menu, then press ENTER.
Select this to record the original stereo sound played back on
the connected DV equipment.
Select this to record the dubbed stereo sound played back on
the connected DV equipment.
Select this to record the sound of both AAUDIO 1B and
●Note that this selection is not available when the source
programme is recorded in 16BIT (48 kHz) mode.
6Press selection keys to select , then press ENTER.
The dubbing starts.
●Playback on the external DV equipment and recording on the
unit should start simultaneously.
●To pause dubbing, press selection keys to select ,
then press ENTER. Both the unit and the external DV
equipment pause dubbing.
●To resume dubbing, press selection keys to select ,
then press ENTER to start dubbing.
7Press o to stop dubbing.
●Both the unit and the external DV equipment stop dubbing.
●Dubbing copyright guarded programmes is not possible.
●Original DV information such as the recording date and time are
●The superimposed indication during the operation or dubbing is
●If the dubbing is paused while the channel is set to ADVB, you
cannot switch channels.
●Only DV format video can be dubbed. It is not possible to dub
MPEG2 format video.
●Use the DV cable VC-VDV 204U for connection.
●When you connect a PC to the [DV IN] connector, we do not
assure the normal operation of this unit.
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