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BASIC OPERATIONS ON DVD DECK
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1Load a recordable disc.
●For details, refer to “Placing A Disc” (墌pg.10).
2Press DVD so that the DVD lamp lights up on the unit.
3Press CH +/– or the number keys to select the channel you
wish to record.
4Press REC MODE repeatedly to select the recording mode,
then press ENTER.
●Each time you press REC MODE, the recording mode changes as
XP ] SP ] LP ] EP ] FR60–FR360* ] FR420, FR480]
(Back to the beginning)
* The value is selectable from 1 to 6 hours in 5-min. increment by
repeatedly after selecting “FR60–FR360”. To change the
value in 30-min. increments, press and hold
●For details on the recording mode, see the right column.
5Press 7 on the unit to start recording. Or press and hold 7 and
press 4 on the remote control.
6Press 7 and 9 simultaneously to pause recording.
●To resume recording, press 7 and 4 simultaneously.
7Press 8 twice to stop recording.
●It takes about 10 seconds to end the writing session when you stop
●It is recommended to format a DVD-RAM disc before use if you use
the disc on this unit for the first time.
●When using a brand-new DVD-RW disc, format the disc either in VR
mode or in Video mode. (墌pg. 71)
●Recordings made on DVD-R/RW disc must be finalized to play back
on other DVD players. Perform “Finalize A Disc (DVD Deck Only)”
●You can record up to 99programs and 999 play lists on each disc.
●Some programs can only be recorded one time.
●When recording is started, an index of the first part of recording is
automatically recorded. (墌pg.51) To record satellite programs, refer
to page50. To delete the index, refer to page53.
●Recording sometimes may stop or cannot be performed even if there
is enough available capacity remaining on the disc.
●It is not possible to record both on DVD and on HDD simultaneously.
MPEG2 format is used as recording format. As a guide for picture
quality, the “bps” 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 programs where quick movement occurs, such
as sports programs, 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 “Free Rate Function” (墌pg.39)
Recording Resume Function
If there is a power outage during recording, Instant Timer
Recording (ITR) (墌pg. 38) or timer recording (墌pg. 46, 48), the
recording will resume automatically when power is restored to the
unit unless the unit’s memory backup has expired.Basic Recording
●Turn on the unit.
●Turn on the TV and select the AV mode.
●Slide the TV/CABLE/DBS/DVD switch to DVD.
It is not possible to record programs on a DVD-R disc which has
already been finalized.
XP 10 Mbps 1 hour
SP 5 Mbps 2 hours
LP 2 Mbps 4 hours
EP 1.6 Mbps 6 hours
(墌pg. 39) The amount varies
depending on the
1 – 6 hours
FR420 7 hours
FR480 8 hours
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