Step-By-Step Instructions: Sony RDR-VX560
Station 2 and 4: VHS → DVD
How to Dub Directly from VHS → DVD
SETTING UP THE STATION:
1. You do not need to use the computer at a ll in this function. You can do the entire job with the
Sony VHS/DVD-R dual deck.
2. Turn on the Sony VHS/DVD dual deck and th e TV monitor.
3. The TV monitor should have a live co nnection and you should be able to see the DVD
Recorder logo on the TV.
4. If the TV monitor is not displaying a nything, try turning on the JVC miniDV/VHS dual deck. If
there’s still no connection picture, pres s
on the Toshiba TV remote control to try
the other inputs. If there is still nothin g on the TV, make sure one of these conne ctions
a. An RCA A/V cable should run from
in the back of the Sony VHS/DVD deck
on the front of the TV.
b. Or, an RCA A/V cable should run from
in the back of the Sony VHS/DVD
on the back of the JVC miniDV/VHS dual d eck. Also, the JVC
miniDV/VHS dual deck should have an RCA cable from
on the back of the deck
on the back of the TV.
5. Load a recordable disc into the DVD de ck (DVD±R, DVD±RW, DVD+R DL) and close the
on the front panel to control the DVD sett ings.
*If you are
using a DVD-RW, continue to step 6. If you
using a DVD-RW, you’ll need to format it:
on the front panel
on the remote control
6. Decide approximately how long the en tire DVD will be. On the remote control, pres s
repeatedly to select the appropriate qua lity. A standard DVD-R, offers the following
Recording Time (min)
60 (highest quality)
120 (standard mode)
480 (longest duration)
Note that DVD±R DL recording times will be
about 1.8x capacity instead of 2x capacity
7. Load your cassette into the VHS deck.
8. On the front panel, select VCR to contr ol the VHS tape.
9. Use REW , FF, or PLAY on the remote control or the front panel to cue the VHS to the
beginning of your clip. Press
() to freeze your VHS tape at the point
where you want to start dubbing.
on the front of the deck to start dubbing
to stop dubbing. It will take a few mom ents for the recorder to stop.
12. If you’d like to add clips from other V HS tapes on to this DVD, insert the new VHS ta pe and
continue at step 8. If you’re done, continu e to the next section.