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  • Brand: LG
  • Product: Digital Video Recorder
  • Model/name: RHT599H
  • Filetype: PDF
  • Available languages: English

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Freeview+ DVD Recorder with HDD
USER
MANUAL
RHT599H
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RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
CAUTION
SAFETY AND WARNINGS
GENERAL
WARNING: Risk of electric shock, DO NOT attempt to
repair, service or modify this unit always refer servicing
and maintenance to qualified service personnel.
WARNING: Risk of exposure to radiation from class1/
class 3b visible and invisible laser beams. DO NOT open
the unit and stare directly into beam.
WARNING: To prevent fire or electric shock hazard,
DO NOT expose this product to rain or moisture.
WARNING: DO NOT expose this unit to dripping or
splashing water. Objects filled with liquids, such as vases,
should NOT be placed on or near the unit.
WARNING: DO NOT place heat sources or naked flames
(e.g candles) on or near this unit.
WARNING: Slots and openings on this unit are for
ventilation to prevent over heating. DO NOT block these
by placing it on a bed, sofa, rug or other similar surface.
WARNING: To reduce the risk of the unit over heating
ensure the surrounding area is clear and well ventilated.
WARNING: Cigarette smoke can damage this unit,
DO NOT smoke around this unit.
WARNING: DO NOT install this unit in a confined space
such as a book case, rack or similar unit. Ensure the area
is well ventilated.
WARNING: DO NOT install this unit on an uneven
surface or area prone to vibration.
BATTERIES
WARNING: Risk of explosion and damage to the unit
and remote control if batteries are replaced incorrectly.
WARNING: DO NOT dispose of batteries in a fire.
WARNING: DO NOT dispose of batteries with normal
household waste, take to a local recycling centre.
THIS PRODUCT USES A LASER SYSTEM
CAUTION
Please carefully read this user manual before setting up
the unit and retain for future use.
CAUTION: CLASS 3B VISIBLE AND INVISIBLE LASER
RADIATION WEN OPEN AND INTERLOCKS
DEFEATED AVOID EXPOSER TO THE BEAM.
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COPYRIGHTS
OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE NOTICE
Recording equipment should be used only for lawful copying and
you are advised to check carefully what is lawful copying in the
area/region in which you are making a copy. Copying of copyright
material such as films or music is unlawful unless permitted by a
legal exception or consented to by the rights owner.
This product incorporates copyright protection technology that
is protected by method claims of certain U.S. patents and other
intellectual property rights owned by Macrovision Corporation and
other rights owners. Use of this copyright protection technology
must be authorised by Macrovision Corporation, and is intended
for home and other limited viewing uses only, unless otherwise
authorised by Macrovision corporation. Reverse engineering or
disassembly is prohibited.
This unit includes the following open source software:
Freetype library : copyright © 2003 The FreeType Project
(www.freetype.org).
Zlib compression library developed by Jean-loup Gailly and Mark
Adler. Copyright (C) 1995-2005 Jean-loup Gailly and Mark Adler.
Doubly Linked List licensed by Artistic license.
You can download this software from http://freshmeat.net/
projects/linklist/.
Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories.
Dolby and the D symbol are trademarks of
Dolby Laboratories.
REGIONAL CODES
Most DVD discs have a globe with one or more numbers in it
clearly visible on the cover. This number must match your unit’s
regional code or the disc cannot play. If you try to play a DVD
with a different regional code from the unit, the message
“Incorrect region code. Can’t play back” appears on the
TV screen.
DISPOSAL OF YOUR OLD UNIT
DO NOT dispose of this unit with normal household waste,
take to a local authority recycling centre.
Dispose of packaging correctly after installation
The wheeled bin symbol means the unit and remote
control is covered by the European Directive 2002/96/EC.
This unit has a regional code printed on the
rear of the unit and can play only DVD discs
labelled with the same code as on the rear of
the unit or “ALL”.
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LG Electronics hereby declares that this/these product(s) is/are in
compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant
provisions of Directive 2004/108/EC, 2006/95/EC and 2009/125/EC.
European Standards Centre:
Krijgsman 1, 1186 DM Amstelveen, The Netherlands
Please note that this is NOT a Customer Service contact point. For
Customer Service Information, see Warranty Card or contact the
dealer that you purchased this product. chased this product.
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SPECIFICATIONS
Power requirements: AC 200-240V, 50/60 Hz
Power consumption: 30W
Dimensions (approx.): 430 X 49 X 275 mm (w x h x d) without foot
Net weight (approx.): 4 kg
Operating temperature: 5°C to 35°C
Operating humidity: 5 % to 65 %
Television system
Analogue: PAL I, B/G, I/I, SECAM D/K, K1, colour system
Digital: DVB-T Standard Compliant
Recording format PAL
GENERAL
Recording format DVD Video Recording, DVD-VIDEO
Recordable media HDD (500GB)
DVD-RW, DVD-R, DVD+RW, DVD+R,
DVD+R(Double Layer), DVD-RAM
Recordable time DVD (4.7GB): Approx.1 hour (XP mode),
2 hours (SP mode), 4 hours (LP mode),
6 hours (EP mode), 14 hours (MLP mode)
DVD+R DL (8.5GB): Approx. 3 hours
(XP mode), 3.8 hours (SP mode), 7.3 hours
(LP mode), 9.1 hours (EP mode) 21 hours
(MLP mode) HDD (500GB, MPEG2
Recording): Approx. 133 hours (XP mode),
259 hours (SP mode), 506 hours (LP mode),
715 hours (LP mode), 169 hours (MLP mode)
RECORDING
Sampling frequency 27MHz
Compression format MPEG2
VIDEO RECORDING FORMAT
Sampling frequency 48kHz
Compression format Dolby Digital
Frequency response DVD (PCM 48 kHz): 8 Hz to 22 kHz,
CD: 8 Hz to 20 kHz DVD (PCM 96 kHz):
8 Hz to 44 kHz
Signal-to-noise ratio More than 90 dB (AUDIO OUT connector)
Harmonic distortion Less than 0.02% (AUDIO OUT connector)
AUDIO RECORDING FORMAT
PLAYBACK
Antenna in Antenna input, 75 ohms
Video in 1.0 Vp-p 75 ohms, sync negative,
RCA jack x 1 / SCART x 2
Audio in 2.0 Vrms more than 47 kohms,
RCA jack (L, R) x 1 / SCART x 2
DV in 4 pin (IEEE 1394 standard)
USB in 4 pin (USB 1.1 standard)
INPUTS
OUTPUTS
Video out Vp-p 75 Ω, sync negative, SCART x 2
S-Video out (Y) 1.0 V (p-p), 75 Ω, sync negative,
Mini DIN 4-pin x 1(C) 0.3 V (p-p) 75 Ω
Component video out (Y) 1.0 V (p-p), 75 Ω, sync negative,
RCA jack x 1, (PB)/(PR) 0.7 V (p-p), 75 Ω,
RCA jack x 2
HDMI video/audio output 19 pin (HDMI standard, Type A)
Audio output (digital) 0.5 V (p-p), 75 Ω, RCA jack x 1
Audio output (optical) 3 V (p-p), Optical connector x 1
Audio output (analog) 2 Vrms (1 kHz, 0 dB), 600 Ω,
RCA jack (L, R) x 2 / SCART x 2
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DVD – Discs such as movies that can be purchased or rented.
Audio CD – Music CDs or CD-R/RWs in music CD format that can be purchased.
Data disc (DivX, JPEG, MP3 or WMA) – Discs that contain DivX, JPEG, MP3 or WMA files.
RECORDABLE AND PLAYABLE DISCS
This unit can play and record all widely-used DVD types. The table below shows some specific compatability differences depending on the disc types.
The table below shows the file formats and media types that this unit can playback.
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GUARANTEE
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.
2. The dealer (or his service agent) who sold the product will
be reimbursed for any labour provided in the repair of this LG
equipment, for a period of 12 months from the original date of
purchase.
These claims must be made in accordance with the published
scale of service charges and relevant claims procedure.
A. The dealer may restrict the guarantee to the original purchaser.
B. The dealer is not obliged to carry out service under guarantee
if unauthorised modifications are made to the apparatus, or if
non standard components are used or if the serial number of the
apparatus is removed, defaced, misused, or altered.
C. Any claims made under guarantee must be directed to the
dealer from whom the equipment was originally purchased. The
dealer may, before carrying out service under guarantee, require
a receipted account as evidence of the date of purchase.
D. We respectfully point out that your dealer is not obligated to
replace batteries if they become exhausted or worn in use.
E. Aerial alignment and consumer control adjustments are not
covered by this guarantee.
TECHNOLOGY WITH THE HUMAN TOUCH
PLEASE NOTE
This guarantee does not affect your statutory rights.
REQUIREMENTS TO MAINTAIN WARRANTY COVERAGE:
RETAIN YOUR RECEIPT TO PROVE DATE OF PURCHASE.
A COPY OF YOUR RECEIPT MUST BE SURRENDERED AT
THE TIME GUARANTEE SERVICE IS PROVED.
Product Registration Card: Complete at least your name,
address, phone, model & serial numbers and return it. This will
enable LG to assist you in the future should you lose your receipt,
your unit is stolen, or should modifications be necessary.
For help call Customer Service Centre 0870 873 5454
Monday – Friday 9.00am - 4.30pm LG House, 250 Bath Road,
Slough, Berkshire, SL1 4DX
LGEUK Website: www.lge.co.uk
(service website : www.lgelectronics.co.uk)
In case of difficulty – consult your LG dealer
from whom the product was purchased
MODEL NO* SERIAL NO* DATE OF PURCHASE*
Please complete for your own record.
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CONTENTS
IMPORTANT
Before purchasing this unit, please ensure that you can receive a
digital TV transmission signal in your area.
Please be aware that not all high definition TVs are fully compatible
with this unit. For TVs with 625 progressive scan problems, switch to
a standard definition (576i, 576p).
Please contact our customer service centre if you have
any questions regarding TV compatibility issues.
COMPATIBILITY AND
DIGITAL TV COVERAGE STATEMENT
DVD and HDD recorder (1), RF cable (1), Remote control (1),
Battery (1).
Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
BOX CONTENTS:
CONTENTS
QUICK START
Introducing your LG recorder and remote control 8
Connecting your LG recorder 10
Auto set-up, playing a disc 12
Accessing Freeview+ & The Digital EPG 12
Recording 13
MAIN GUIDE
Terms and tips 14
HDMI connection 14
Connecting a Pay-TV decoder / BSKYB / VCR 15
Connecting a digital camcorder 16
Digital audio connection 16
Adjust settings 18
General settings 19
Language settings 21
Parental lock settings 22
Recording settings 24
Disc settings 26
Software update & system information 27
Viewing TV 28
Recording 29
Using other media types 30
Playback from disc 32
Editing recorded content 35
Copying and moving files, folders and titles 39
TROUBLESHOOTING
General 42
Playback 42
Recording 43
HDMI 43
POWER: This unit operates on a mains supply of 200-240V~, 50/60Hz.
WARNING: This unit is supplied with a BSI 1363 approved 13 amp mains
plug, fused at 5 amp. When replacing the fuse always use a 5 amp BS 1362, BSI or ASTA
approved type. Never use this plug with the fuse cover omitted. To obtain a replacement
fuse cover contact your dealer. If the type of plug supplied is not suitable for the mains
sockets in your home, then the plug should be removed and a suitable type fitted. Please
refer to the wiring instructions below:
WARNING: A mains plug removed from the mains lead of this unit must be
destroyed. A mains plug with bared wires is hazardous if inserted in a mains
socket. Do not connect either wire to the earth pin, marked with the letter E
or with the earth symbol or coloured green or green and yellow.
If any other plug is fitted, use a 5 amp fuse, either in the plug, or at the distribution board.
IMPORTANT: The wires in this mains lead are coloured in accordance with
the following codes:
BLUE: NEUTRAL, BROWN: LIVE - As the colours of the wires in the mains
lead of this unit may not correspond with the coloured marking identifying the terminals in
your plug, proceed as follows: The wire which is coloured blue must be connected to the
terminal which is marked with the letter N or coloured black. The wire which is coloured
brown must be connected to the terminal which is marked with the letter L or coloured red.
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INTRODUCING YOUR LG RECORDER
Main Unit
RF cable
7. REC
Starts recording.
Press repeatedly to set the
recording time.
8. RES. (Resolution)
Sets the output resolution
for HDMI and COMPONENT
OUTPUT ports.
HDMI: 576i, 576p, 720p,
1080i, 1080p
COMPONENT: 576i, 576p
9. DVD
Set the units mode
to DVD.
10. HDD
Set the units mode
to HDD.
11. USB Port
Connect a USB Flash
memory.
12. DV IN
Connect the DV output of a
digital camcorder to the unit
13. AV IN 3 (VIDEO IN/AUDIO IN
Left/Right)
Connect the audio/video
output of an external source
(Audio system, TV/Monitor,
VCR, Camcorder, etc.).
14. Down
15. Up
1. / I POWER
Switches the unit ON or OFF.
2. Disc Tray
Insert a disc here.
3. OPEN/CLOSE
Opens or closes the disc tray.
4. Display Window
Shows the current status of the
unit.
T/S:Indicates the timeshift mode.
REC:The unit is recording.
HDD:The unit is in HDD mode.
DVD:The unit is in DVD mode.
HDD DVD:The unit is
dubbing.
Indicates when the unit is
in timer recording or a timer
recording is programmed.
Indicates clock, total playing
time, elapsed time, title
number, chapter/track number,
channel, etc.
5. PLAY / PAUSE
Starts playback. Pause playback
or recording temporarily,
Press again to exit pause mode.
6. STOP
Stops playback or recording.
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OK [ ] : Confirms menu selection.
BACK [ ]: Removes the on-screen displays.
INFO (i): Accesses on-screen Display.
GUIDE: Displays the EPG menu.
PR [+/-]: Scans up or down through
memorised channels.
PR LIST: Displays the program list menu.
Coloured Buttons: Used when an EPG screen is
displayed or when digital text service is in use. The
function of each coloured button will be described
on-screen.
REPEAT: Repeat sequence, chapter, track, title, all.
TITLE: Displays the disc’s title menu, if available.
MARKER: Selects multiple files/titles on the list.
CLEAR: Removes a track number on the
program list.
AUDIO [ ]: Selects an audio language
or audio channel.
FAV: Displays the favourite program list.
SUBTITLE: Selects a subtitle language.
TEXT: Switches between digital text mode
and normal TV viewing.
TIMESHIFT: Activates pause live TV/playback
(timeshift) for a live TV program.
TV/DVD: Press to switch between ‘TV mode’, in which
you can operate the picture and sound from the TV,
and ‘DVD mode’, in which you can operate the picture
and sound from the unit.
INTRODUCING YOUR LG REMOTE CONTROL
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REMOTE CONTROL BATTERY INSTALLATION
Remove the battery cover on the rear of the Remote
Control, and insert one AAA size battery with
+ and - matched correctly.
POWER: Switches the unit ON or OFF.
DVD: Selects DVD mode
HDD: Selects HDD mode.
OPEN/CLOSE: Operates the DVD disc tray.
0-9 Numerical Buttons: Selects numbered options
in a menu.
REC [ ]: Starts recording. Press repeatedly to set
the recording time.
AV/INPUT: Changes the input source (Tuner, AV1-3,
or DV IN).
TV Control Buttons: You can control the sound level,
input source, and switch your TV on and off.
SCAN [ ]: Search backwards or forwards.
SKIP [ ]: Go to next or previous
chapter/track/file.
PAUSE/STEP [ ]: Pause playback or recording
temporarily.
PLAY [ ]: Starts playback.
STOP [ ]: Stops playback or recording.
HOME [ ]Activates the HOME menu.
MENU/LIST: Displays the menu on a DVD disc
or switches between Title List-Original and Title
List-Playlist menu.
(left/right/up/down):
Used to navigate on-screen displays.
QUICK
START
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CONNECTING YOUR LG RECORDER
1. CONNECT AERIAL TO HDD/DVD RECORDER 3. CONNECT HDD/DVD RECORDER TO TV
4. CONNECT MAINS POWER
Connect the power cord to ‘AC IN’ terminal on the unit. Then plug the
power cord into mains socket. Turn POWER ON to the unit and TV.
2. ANTENNA CONNECTION TO TV
Connect terrestrial TV aerial to the ‘ANTENNA IN’ port on the unit. If you
use an indoor aerial, select one with a signal amplifier rated at 5v, 100mA
and set [Antenna Feed 5V] to [ON] in the set-up menu.
SCART CABLE
DO NOT connect or disconnect SCART cable whilst unit or TV is switched on.
SCART cable connections are quick & simple to connect.
Take the SCRAT cable and connect to AV1 SCART port on the
unit. Then connect to an available SCART port on TV.
Connect cable to ‘ANTENNA OUT’ port on the unit and to ‘ANTENNA IN’
port on TV so you can watch the TV without switching the unit on.
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HD CONNECTION OTHER OPTIONS
HDMI CABLE
HDMI connection is the digital replacement to the old SCART standard
and provides the best picture and sound quality as well as being quick and
simple to connect.
Connect to HDMI OUTPUT port on the unit and to HDMI INPUT port on your TV.
You can change the resolution (576i, 576p, 720p, 1080i or 1080p) for the
HDMI output by pressing RES button on the front of the unit repeatedly.
HDMI cable sold separately.
HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are
trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI licensing LLC.
COMPONENT (Y PB PR) CABLE
A HD connection can also be obtained by using a Component cable.
Connect to COMPONENT OUTPUT port on the unit and to COMPONENT
INPUT port on your TV. Also connect audio cables (Red & White) to
analogue AUDIO OUTPUT port on the unit and to AUDIO INPUT port on TV.
Component cable sold separately.
S-VIDEO CABLES
Connect to S-VIDEO OUTPUT port on the unit and to S-Video INPUT port
on TV. Also connect audio cables (RED & WHITE) to the analogue AUDIO
OUTPUT port on the unit and to AUDIO INPUT port on TV.
S-Video cable sold separately.
QUICK
START
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5. AUTO SET-UP
When the ‘POWER’ is turned on for the first time or when resetting the unit
the clock will be set and channels tuned automatically.
SELECT LANGUAGE
Use [ ] to select a language
for set-up menu and on-screen display.
Press OK [ ].
CHECK CONNECTIONS
Check Aerial connections are good
Press OK [ ].
SET THE CLOCK
Use [ ] to select the
[Clock set] option. Press OK [ ].
[AUTO]: When channel auto search is
completed the actual time and date are
set automatically.
[MANUAL]: Enter the correct date and
time. Press OK [ ] to confirm settings.
SELECT SIGNAL
Use [ ] to select signal type then
press the [ ] button to highlight the
[Start] option. Press OK [ ] while
[START] option is selected. The tuner
will automatically search for all available
channels in the area and save them.
Press OK [ ] to finish auto set-up.
PLAYING A DVD DISC
a. Press the [ ] button on the remote control to open
disc tray. Insert disc.
b. Press the [ ] button on the remote control to close
the disc tray.
c. Most DVD discs will play automatically and you will notice
[Read] in the display window.
d. To stop playback press the [ ] button.
e. To restart play back press the [ ] Button.
f. To scan or skip chapters on the disc press the scan [ ]
or skip [ ] buttons.
ACCESSING FREEVIEW & THE DIGITAL EPG
(Electronic Program Guide)
The DIGITAL EPG provides access to scheduled FREEVIEW TV
programs and also contains detailed information about individual
programs. Please note that the units clock must be set to ensure the
correct is displayed.
To access the EPG and view available scheduled Digital TV
programs:
• Press [GUIDE] on remote control to display EPG Menu.
• Use [ ] to select a TV program.
• Press [ ] to display next/previous channel list.
• Press OK [ ] to select current program.
• Press [GUIDE] or BACK [ ] to close EPG display.
• Use coloured buttons on remote control as indicated.
To view the now & next available scheduled programs listing:
a) Press [GUIDE]. EPG Menu is displayed.
b) Press [Yellow] to display Now/Next menu.
c) Select program to view / for program information.
• To watch a selected current transmission:
• Press OK [ ].
CONNECTING YOUR LG RECORDER
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QUICK
START
• To display information for selected transmission:
• Press [blue].
To view scheduled programs for the next 8-days:
a) Press [GUIDE]. EPG Menu is displayed.
b) Press [Green].
c) Press [ ] to select date.
d) Press OK [ ] to view schedule for that date.
To view detailed information for program being viewed:
a) Press [GUIDE]. EPG Menu is displayed.
b) Press [Blue]
To close information window:
• Press [Blue] again
RECORDING
Instant recording
The Instant record feature records your current program using your
existing settings direct to the hard disk (HDD).
To start instant recording:
• Press REC [ ] button on remote control. Recording starts,
onto HDD.
If stop time required:
• Press REC [ ] repeatedly to increase length of recording (10,
20, 30 minutes etc).
To stop recording:
• Press STOP [ ].
Recording from the EPG
Never miss your favorite FREEVIEW TV program, Simply record to
Hard Disk using following easy steps.
To set timer from EPG:
a) Press [GUIDE]. EPG Menu is displayed.
b) Press [Yellow] to change EPG to 8 Days menu.
c) Press [ ] to select program and date.
d) Press [Red]. Recording options are displayed.
e) Select option.
f) Press OK [ ] to confirm. Timer icon is displayed.
To set the timer to record the entire series of a selected program:
a) Press [GUIDE]. EPG Menu is displayed.
b) Press [Green].
c) Press [ ] to select date.
d) Press OK [ ] to view schedule for that date.
e) Select scheduled program using [ ].
f) Press the Red button.
g) Select Recording series option.
h) Press OK [ ]
To cancel recording:
a) Select program.
b) Press [Red].
c) Re-select option.
d) Press OK [ ] button. Timer icon will be removed.
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TERMS AND TIPS
Unit The LG HDD/DVD Recorder
Press Press a [named] button on Unit’s remote control
Select Press [ ] buttons freely on remote
control to highlight an option
Set Follow instructions for currently displayed menu to
choose an option
Enter Press buttons on remote control to provide a code,
name or password
Panel Part of the display screen. Many screens have left,
middle and right panels
Accessing menus
Press HOME [ ] on remote control to display first menu
Press BACK [ ] from any menu to exit menu displays
DISPLAYING SET UP MENU
Displaying Set Up Menu
a) Press HOME [ ]. First menu is displayed.
b) Press [ ] until Easy Menu is displayed
c) Select SETUP
d) Press OK [ ] to display set up menu
HDMI CONNECTION
HDMI cables provide optimal connection that produces better picture
& sound quality than a SCART connection and gives you access to
the HD upscaling features of this unit. You can alter the resolution for
the HDMI output by pressing the RES button on the front of the unit
repeatedly (576i, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p).
To connect a High Definition television or other HDMI enabled device:
a) Check device is compatible with 720(1440)x576i, 720x576p,
1280x720p, 1920x1080i or 1920x1080p video input.
If TV can’t handle 96 kHz sampling frequency:
i Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu).
ii Select audio options icon in left panel.
iii Select Sampling Freq. from middle panel.
iv Select 48 kHz from right panel.
v Press [OK] to confirm.
If TV isn’t equipped with Dolby Digital and MPEG decoder:
• Set Dolby Digital and MPEG options to PCM.
If TV isn’t equipped with DTS decoder:
• Set DTS to OFF.
b) Use an HDMI cable (not supplied) to connect HDMI Output port
on Unit to HDMI Input port on TV.
c) Set resolution using RES. button on front panel of Unit.
d) Check device is switched off.
e) Switch off Unit.
f) Switch on device.
g) Wait 30 seconds.
h) Switch on Unit.
COAXIAL ANTENNA FEED 5V
To supply power to connected antenna:
a) If antenna is indoor:
• Ensure signal amplifier rate is DC 5V, 100mA
b) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
c) Auto Programming is highlighted. Select Antenna Feed 5V from
middle panel
d) Select option in right panel:
• If antenna is indoor:
• Select ON
• If antenna is outdoor:
• Select ON or OFF
e) Press OK [ ] to confirm
CONNECTING YOUR LG RECORDER
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CONNECTING A PAY-TV / CANAL PLUS DECODER
DISPLAYING SET UP MENU
a) Press HOME [ ]. First menu is displayed.
b) Press [ ] until Easy Menu is displayed
c) Select SETUP
d) Press OK [ ] to display set up menu
To watch or record analogue PAY-TV/Canal Plus programmes:
a) Disconnect Unit’s mains lead
b) Use a SCART lead to connect AV2 Decoder port on Unit to
corresponding port on Decoder
c) Reconnect Unit’s mains lead
d) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
e) Select AV2 Connection from middle panel
f) Select Decoder from right panel
g) Press OK [ ] to confirm
h) Select Canal from middle panel
i) Select ON from right panel
j) Press OK [ ] to confirm
Unit does not need to be switched on to view signal.
To decode encoded signal for recording or watching PAY-TV/Canal
Plus programs (see General Information section):
a) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
b) Auto Programming is highlighted. Select Program Edit from
middle panel
c) Select Edit from right panel
d) Press OK [ ]. Channel editing screen is displayed.
e) Press [AV/INPUT] once. Decoder On/Off option is displayed in
left panel.
f) Press OK [ ] to select ON. Canal+ is displayed when ON is selected.
g) Pressing OK [ ] a second time turns option OFF.
h) Press BACK [ ] to exit
AV2 Connection
To connect a decoder or other device to AV2 Decoder port on rear
panel of Unit:
a) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
b) Auto Programming is highlighted. Select AV2 Connection from
middle panel
c) Select option in right panel:
Decoder to connect a PAY-TV decoder to AV2 Decoder port
on Unit
Others to connect a VCR or similar recording device to AV2
Decoder port on Unit
d) Press OK [ ] to confirm
Connecting a B Sky B Tuner / VCR / similar recording device
To connect a B SKY B Tuner / VCR or another similar recording
device follow these steps:
a) Disconnect Unit’s mains lead
b) Use a SCART lead to connect AV2 Decoder port on Unit to VCR
SCART port on device
d) Reconnect Unit’s mains lead
e) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
f) Select AV2 Connection from middle panel
g) Select Decoder from right panel
h) Press OK [ ] to confirm
i) Select recording options from left panel
j) Set AV2 Recording to Auto, CVBS, RGB or SVideo
k) If device is VCR:
• Connect VCR to a second Line Input on TV for clear image
CONNECTING TO THE AV IN 3 PORTS
Use audio/video cables to connect input ports (AV IN 3) on Unit to
audio/video output ports on other device.
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CONNECTING A DIGITAL CAMCORDER
To connect a digital DV camcorder:
• Use a DV cable to connect the DV IN/OUT port of DV
camcorder to DV IN port on front panel of Unit.
To record from a DV-equipped camcorder to HDD:
a) Press [AV/INPUT] button, under [9] button on remote control,
repeatedly to select DV input
b) Find start position on camcorder recording
c) Press REC on Unit’s front panel to start recording
d) Use Unit’s remote control buttons for STOP, PLAY and
PAUSE functions
DV recording audio
For digital camcorder with two audio tracks and 32kHz/12-bit sound
connected to DV IN port on front panel of Unit.
To select soundtrack for recording:
a) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
b) Select recording icon from left panel
c) Select DV Record Audio from middle panel
d) Select option from right panel:
Audio 1: use sound recorded while shooting
Audio 2: use overdubbed sound
e) Press OK [ ]
DIGITAL AUDIO CONNECTION
You can improve your viewing pleasure by connecting a Home
Cinema Dolby Digital / MPEG or DTS decoder via a Digital Audio
Connection (coaxial or optical).
To connect an amplifier/receiver, Dolby Digital/MPEG/DTS decoder or
other digital equipment:
• Use a digital audio cable (coaxial or optical) to connect Digital
Audio Output port on Unit to corresponding port on amplifier
For DTS Multi-channel Surround:
• Connect Unit to a DTS compatible receiver via Unit’s Digital
Audio Output.
To choose digital audio signal when using a Digital Audio Output port:
a) Press HOME [ ]. First menu is displayed.
b) Press [ ] until Easy Menu is displayed
c) Select SETUP
d) Press OK [ ] to display set up menu
e) Select audio options icon in left panel
f) Select Audio Signal Type (Dolby, DTS, MPEG) from
middle panel
g) Select option in right panel:
Bitstream when connecting Unit to an audio component with
built-in decoder
PCM when connecting Unit to an audio component without
built-in decoder
Off when connecting Unit to an audio component without
built-in DTS decoder
h) Press OK [ ] to confirm
Sample Freq. (Frequency)
To choose sampling frequency of audio signal:
a) Display set up menu
b) Select audio options icon in left panel
c) Select Sampling Freq. from middle panel
d) Select option in right panel:
48 kHz for receiver/amplifier which cannot handle 96 KHz
signal from DVD. Output will be converted to 48 kHz
96 kHz for original audio signal format.
e) Press OK [ ] to confirm
DRC (Dynamic Range Control)
To improve sound quality when Dolby Digital volume is turned down:
a) Display set up menu
b) Select audio options icon in left panel
c) Select DRC from middle panel
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d) Select option in right panel:
ON for clear sound
e) Press OK [ ] to confirm
SIMPLINK
When two LG devices are connected via a HDMI cable the SIMPLINK
system can control some of the functions such as ‘play’, ‘pause’,
‘scan’ and ‘power on’. For more information please refer to your LG
TV manual.
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ADJUST SETTINGS
DISPLAYING SET UP MENU
a) Press HOME [ ]. First menu is displayed.
b) Press [ ] until Easy Menu is displayed
c) Select SETUP
d) Press OK [ ] to display set up menu
AUTO PROGRAMMING
To scan and set available channels automatically:
a) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
b) Auto Programming is highlighted. Press OK [ ] to confirm
c) Enter Password if needed. (See Password Setting.)
d) Select broadcast type: All, Digital or Analogue, then press right [ ]
e) Select Start
f) Press OK [ ]. Channel scanning starts.
ADJUST PROGRAMMED CHANNELS
To scan and set available channels automatically:
a) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
b) Auto Programming is highlighted. Select Program Edit from
middle panel
c) Select Edit from right panel
d) Press OK [ ]. Channel editing screen is displayed.
e) Select channel to edit
f) Press OK [ ]. Option menu is displayed in left panel
g) Select option required:
• Favorite: Set highlighted channel as favorite
• For Analogue channels only:
• Delete: Delete channel from programmed channel list
• Move: Change order of channels and corresponding button
on remote control
• Station Rename: change name of channel
• Program Edit: Change settings of channel manually:
• PR: Indicate channel position
• Seek: Search for a channel automatically. Searching stops
when Unit tunes into a channel.
• Ch.: Change channel number
• MFT: Fine tune channel for clearer picture
• CANAL: Set channel for decoder, to watch or record
PAY-TV/Canal plus programs
• NICAM: Set channel for NICAM broadcast
h) Press OK [ ] to confirm settings
PROGRESSIVE SCAN
For high definition and compatible televisions only:
• Set RES. button on front panel of Unit to 576p
SWITCHING PROGRAM LIST ON CHANNEL
EDITING SCREEN
To switch to another program list (Digital, Analogue or Radio):
a) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
b) Auto Programming is highlighted. Select Program Edit from
middle panel
c) Select Edit from right panel
d) Press OK [ ]. Channel editing screen is displayed.
e) Use [ ] to highlight title at top of program list.
f) Use [ ] to select DIGITAL TV, ANALOG TV or RADIO.
List is displayed.
SETTING A FAVORITE CHANNEL
To set a channel as a favorite:
a) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
b) Auto Programming is highlighted. Select Program Edit from
middle panel
c) Select Edit from right panel
d) Press OK [ ]. Channel editing screen is displayed.
e) Select channel to mark as favorite
f) Press OK [ ] to highlight Favorite on left panel
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g) Press OK [ ]. Program is set as favorite and FAV is displayed.
While watching TV, press [FAV] and select a favorite channel to view.
ADDING A CHANNEL
To add a channel manually to a program list:
a) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
b) Auto Programming is highlighted. Select Program Edit from
middle panel
c) Select Add Channel from right panel and press OK [ ]
d) Use [ ] to select Digital or Analogue
e) Press [ ] and select program number
f) Press OK [ ] to confirm
GENERAL SETTINGS
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DISPLAYING SET UP MENU
a) Press HOME [ ]. First menu is displayed.
b) Press [ ] until Easy Menu is displayed
c) Select SETUP
d) Press OK [ ] to display set up menu
SETTING UP REMOTE TO CONTROL YOUR TV
To operate your TV with Unit remote control:
If your TV is listed in table below:
a) Press and hold TV POWER [ ]
c) Enter TV manufacturer code as follows:
Manufacturer Code number
LG / GoldStar [1] (Default) [2]
Zenith [1 3 4]
Samsung [6 7]
Sony [8 9]
Hitachi [4]
d) Release TV POWER [ ] button
e) Switch TV back on if necessary
After replacing batteries in remote control repeat steps (a) to (c).
TV ASPECT
To select aspects ratio of connected TV:
a) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
b) Auto Programming is highlighted. Select TV Aspect from
middle panel
c) Select option in right panel:
• 4:3 Letter Box for a standard 4:3 screen TV with wide
picture and bands on upper and lower areas of screen.
• 4:3 Pan Scan for a standard 4:3 screen TV with wide
picture on entire screen, cutting off parts that do not fit.
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• 16:9 Wide for a wide-screen TV.
d) Press OK [ ] to confirm
VIDEO OUTPUT FORMAT
To change TV connection setting:
a) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
b) Auto Programming is highlighted. Select Video output format
from middle panel
c) Select from options in right panel:
• Y Pb Pr if TV is connected to Component Output port on Unit
• RGB if TV is connected to SCART port on Unit
d) Press OK [ ] to confirm
POWER SAVE MODE
To select Power Save mode when power is turned off:
a) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
a) Auto Programming is highlighted. Select Power Save Mode from
middle panel
a) Select ON or OFF option in right panel:
a) Press OK [ ] to confirm
Option not available when timer recording set.
Power Save mode will not work while receiving encoded signals.
INITIALIZATION
To reset Unit to original factory settings (except for Rating, Password
and Area Code), and to format HDD:
a) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
b) Auto Programming is highlighted. Select Initialization from
middle panel
c) Select option in right panel:
• Factory Set. Auto Setup menu is displayed.
• HDD format. HDD contents are erased.
d) Press OK [ ] to confirm
KARAOKE SETTINGS
To mix multi-channel karaoke DVD channels into normal stereo:
a) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
b) Select audio options icon in left panel
c) Select Vocal from middle panel
d) Select option in right panel:
• ON for mixed sound in stereo
e) Press OK [ ] to confirm
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LANGUAGE SETTINGS
DISPLAYING SET UP MENU
a) Press HOME [ ]. First menu is displayed.
b) Press [ ] until Easy Menu is displayed
c) Select SETUP
d) Press OK [ ] to display set up menu
DISPLAY MENU LANGUAGE
To select a language for set up menu and on-screen display:
a) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
b) Select language icon in left panel (second one down)
c) Select Display Menu from middle panel
d) Select language from list in right panel
e) Press OK [ ] to confirm
DISC MENU/AUDIO/SUBTITLE
To select a language for Disc Menu / Audio / Subtitle displays:
a) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
b) Select language icon in left panel (second one down)
c) Select Disc Menu, Disc Audio or Disc Subtitle from middle panel
d) Select option in right panel:
• Original for language of disc recording
• Others for a different language, then:
i. Refer to language code list below
ii Enter chosen code.
• Press [CLEAR] to delete invalid entries
• OFF to turn off disc subtitles
e) Press OK [ ] to confirm
DTV AUDIO
To set default audio language for viewing digital TV, if provided by broadcaster:
a) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
b) Select language icon in left panel (second one down)
c) Select DTV Audio from middle panel
d) Refer to language code list below
e) Enter chosen code
• Press [CLEAR] to delete invalid entries
f) Press OK [ ] to confirm
DTV SUBTITLE
To set a default subtitle language for viewing digital TV, if provided by broadcaster:
a) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
b) Select language icon in left panel (second one down)
c) Select DTV Subtitle from middle panel
d) Refer to language code list below
e) Enter chosen code
• Press [CLEAR] to delete invalid entries
f) Press OK [ ] to confirm
DIVX SUBTITLE
To select a language code for DivX® subtitle.
a) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
b) Select language icon in left panel (second one down)
c) Select DivX Subtitle from middle panel
d) Refer to language code list below
e) Enter chosen code
• Press [CLEAR] to delete invalid entries
f) Press OK [ ] to confirm
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PARENTAL LOCK SETTINGS
DISPLAYING SET UP MENU
a) Press HOME [ ]. First menu is displayed.
b) Press [ ] until Easy Menu is displayed
c) Select SETUP
d) OK [ ] to display set up menu
PASSWORD SETTING
To set up a new password:
a) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
b) Select lock system icon in left panel
c) Select Set Password from middle panel
d) Press [Right] to move to right panel
i Enter 4-digit password.
• Press [CLEAR] to delete invalid entry
ii Press OK [ ] to confirm
• Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
• Select lock system icon in left panel
• Select Lock System from middle panel
LOCK SYSTEM
To control access to DTV and DVD viewing:
a) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
b) Select lock system icon in left panel
c) Select Lock System from middle panel
d) Press [ ] to move to right panel
e) Enter password
• Press [CLEAR] to delete invalid entry
f) Select:
• [ON] to control viewing
• [OFF] to disable control
g) Press OK [ ] to confirm
Afar 6565
Afrikaans 6570
Albanian 8381
Ameharic 6577
Arabic 6582
Armenian 7289
Assamese 6583
Aymara 6588
Azerbaijani 6590
Bashkir 6665
Basque 6985
Bengali; Bangla 6678
Bhutani 6890
Bihari 6672
Breton 6682
Bulgarian 6671
Burmese 7789
Byelorussian 6669
Chinese 9072
Croatian 7282
Czech 6783
Danish 6865
Dutch 7876
English 6978
Esperanto 6979
Estonian 6984
Faroese 7079
Fiji 7074
Finnish 7073
French 7082
Frisian 7089
Galician 7176
Georgian 7565
German 6869
Greek 6976
Greenlandic 7576
Guarani 7178
Gujarati 7185
Hausa 7265
Hebrew 7387
Hindi 7273
Hungarian 7285
Icelandic 7383
Indonesian 7378
Interlingua 7365
Irish 7165
Italian 7384
Javanese 7487
Kannada 7578
Kashmiri 7583
Kazakh 7575
Kirghiz 7589
Korean 7579
Kurdish 7585
Laothian 7679
Latin 7665
Latvian, Lettish 7686
Lingala 7678
Lithuanian 7684
Macedonian 7775
Malagasy 7771
Malay 7783
Malayalam 7776
Maori 7773
Marathi 7782
Moldavian 7779
Mongolian 7778
Nauru 7865
Nepali 7869
Norwegian 7879
Oriya 7982
Panjabi 8065
Pashto, Pushto 8083
Persian 7065
Polish 8076
Portuguese 8084
Quechua 8185
Rhaeto-Romance 8277
Rumanian 8279
Russian 8285
Samoan 8377
Sanskrit 8365
Scots Gaelic 7168
Serbian 8382
Serbo-Croatian 8372
Shona 8378
Sindhi 8368
Singhalese 8373
Slovak 8375
Slovenian 8376
Spanish 6983
Sudanese 8385
Swahili 8387
Swedish 8386
Tagalog 8476
Tajik 8471
Tamil 8465
Telugu 8469
Thai 8472
Tonga 8479
Turkish 8482
Turkmen 8475
Twi 8487
Ukrainian 8575
Urdu 8582
Uzbek 8590
Vietnamese 8673
Volapük 8679
Welsh 6789
Wolof 8779
Xhosa 8872
Yiddish 7473
Yoruba 8979
Zulu 9085
LANGUAGE CODES
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FORGOTTEN PASSWORD
To reset forgotten password:
a) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
b) Select lock system icon in left panel
c) Select Lock System from middle panel
d) Enter [210499]
e) Select displayed YES option
f) Press OK [ ]. Password has now been cleared.
g) Set up a new password (see Password Setting)
CHANGING/DELETING PASSWORD
To change or delete password:
a) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
b) Select lock system icon in left panel
c) Select Set Password from middle panel
• Select Change from right panel to change password:
i Enter current password
ii Enter new password
iii Repeat new password
• Press [CLEAR] to delete invalid entry
iv Press OK [ ] to confirm
• Select Delete from right panel to delete password
i Enter current password
• Press [CLEAR] to delete invalid entry
ii Press OK [ ] to confirm
DVD RATING
To control DVD viewing by age-related ratings:
a) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
b) Select lock system icon in left panel
c) Select DVD Rating from middle panel
d) Press [ ] to move to right panel
e) Enter password.
• Press [CLEAR] to delete invalid entries
f) Press OK [ ] to confirm
g) Select a DVD rating or No Limit to disable DVD Rating.
h) Press OK [ ] to confirm
DTV RATING
To restrict viewing of Digital TV transmissions by age group:
a) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
b) Select lock system icon in left panel
c) Select DTV Rating from middle panel
d) Press [ ] to move to right panel
e) Enter password.
• Press [CLEAR] to delete invalid entries
f) Press OK [ ] to confirm
g) Select an option:
• Program rating level
• Lock All: to block all programs.
• No Control: to view all programs
h) Press OK [ ]to confirm
DIVX REG. CODE
To view the DivX® registration code for Unit:
a) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
b) Select lock system icon in left panel
c) Select DivX Reg. Code from middle panel
d) Select View in right panel. View icon is highlighted.
e) Press OK [ ] to view registration code. YES is highlighted.
f) Press OK [ ] to close the screen
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To set area code:
a) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
b) Select lock system icon in left panel
c) Select Area Code from middle panel
d) Press [ ] to move to right panel
e) Enter password.
• Press [CLEAR] to delete invalid entries
f) Press OK [ ] to confirm
g) Refer to area code list below to choose a code
h) Enter area code
i) Press OK [ ] to confirm
DISPLAY SET UP MENU
a) Press HOME [ ]. First menu is displayed.
b)Press [ ] until Easy Menu is displayed
c) Select SETUP
d)Press OK [ ] to display set up menu
RECORDING MODE
Recording using different quality options allows you to choose
between picture quality and available space depending on your unit
model.
To work out your unit’s storage capacity in hours will depend on the
size of your hard drive and the picture quality option selected when
setting recording mode.
Table showing the storage capacity in hours.
RECORDING SETTINGS
Picture quality option
(Lowest quality) (Highest quality)
Size of hard drive
(Giga Bytes)
MLP EP LP SP XP
500GB HDD 1695hrs 715hrs 506hrs 259hrs 133hrs
Afghanistan AF
Argentina AR
Australia AU
Austria AT
Belgium BE
Bhutan BT
Bolivia BO
Brazil BR
Cambodia KH
Canada CA
Chile CL
China CN
Colombia CO
Congo CG
Costa Rica CR
Croatia HR
Czech Republic CZ
Denmark DK
Ecuador EC
Egypt EG
El Salvador SV
Ethiopia ET
Fiji FJ
Finland FI
France FR
Germany DE
Great Britain GB
Greece GR
Greenland GL
Hong Kong HK
Hungary HU
India IN
Indonesia ID
Israel IL
Italy IT
Jamaica JM
Japan JP
Kenya KE
Kuwait KW
Libya LY
Luxembourg LU
Malaysia MY
Area Code
Maldives MV
Mexico MX
Monaco MC
Mongolia MN
Morocco MA
Nepal NP
Netherlands NL
Netherlands Antilles AN
New Zealand NZ
Nigeria NG
Norway NO
Oman OM
Pakistan PK
Panama PA
Paraguay PY
Philippines PH
Poland PL
Portugal PT
Romania RO
Russian Federation RU
Saudi Arabia SA
Senegal SN
Singapore SG
Slovak Republic SK
Slovenia SI
South Africa ZA
South Korea KR
Spain ES
Sri Lanka LK
Sweden SE
Switzerland CH
Taiwan TW
Thailand TH
Turkey TR
Uganda UG
Ukraine UA
United States US
Uruguay UY
Uzbekistan UZ
Vietnam VN
Zimbabwe ZW
AREA CODE
The area code determines which country’s standards are used to rate
DVDs for control by parents.
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To set recording mode:
a) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu, above) .
b) Select recording icon from left panel.
c) Select Recording Mode from middle panel.
d) Select picture quality option from right panel:
MLP: lowest picture quality.
EP: Low quality.
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LP: Slightly lower than SP mode.
SP: Standard quality.
XP: Highest picture quality.
e) Press OK [ ]
RECORDING ASPECT
To set aspect ratio for recording to DVD:
a) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
b) Select recording icon from left panel
c) Select Record Aspect from middle panel
d) Select option from right panel:
i 4:3
ii 16:9
e) Press OK [ ]
TV RECORDING AUDIO
To select audio channel when recording a bilingual program:
a) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
b) Select recording icon from left panel
c) Select TV Record Audio from middle panel
d) Select option from right panel:
• Main+Sub: Main and sub language
• Main: Main language only
• Sub: Sub language only
e) Press OK [ ]
AUTO CHAPTER MARKING
To specify marker insertion interval:
a) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
b) Select recording icon from left panel
c) Select Auto Chapter Mark from middle panel
d) Select interval from right panel:
• 5 mins
• 10 mins
• 15 mins
e) Press OK [ ]
AV2 RECORDING
Setting must be compatible with video input signal for clear picture.
To select a method of inputting video signals for AV2 Decoder port:
a) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
b) Select recording icon from left panel
c) Select AV2 Record from middle panel
d) Select option from right panel:
• Auto: video input signal automatically matches signal received.
• CVBS: Inputs CVBS (composite) video signals.
• RGB: Inputs RGB signals.
• S-VIDEO: Inputs S-Video signals.
e) Press OK [ ]
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DISPLAY SET UP MENU
a) Press HOME [ ]. First menu is displayed.
b)Press [ ] until Easy Menu is displayed
c) Select SETUP
d)Press OK [ ] to display set up menu
FORMATTING
To format a DVD:
• Load disc in drive. If disc is blank, disc will be
initialized automatically.
To re-format a used disc:
i Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
ii Auto Programming is highlighted. Select Disc Format option
from the left panel
iii Select Disc Format from middle panel
iv Select mode: VR and Video for DVD-RW discs from right panel
v Press OK [ ] to confirm. Formatting starts.
Everything recorded on the DVD will be erased after formatting.
FINALISING
Newly recorded discs must be finalised to work on other DVD players.
RAM Finalisation not required
+RW Discs are automatically finalised when removed from Unit
-RW Finalised discs can be unfinalised for re-recording or editing
+R - R Finalised discs cannot be edited or re-recorded
To finalise a disc:
a) Load disc in drive.
b) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
c) Auto Programming is highlighted. Select Disc Format option
from left panel
d) Select Finalise from middle panel
e) Press OK [ ] to confirm. Finalisation starts.
Time taken depends on disc condition, recording length and
number of titles
To unfinalise a disc:
a) Load disc in drive
b) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
c) Auto Programming is highlighted. Select Disc Format option
from left panel
d) Select Unfinalise from middle panel
e) Press OK [ ] to confirm
LABELLING
To change disc name:
a) Load disc in drive). Disc information is displayed.
b) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
c) Auto Programming is highlighted. Select Edit from middle panel
d) Press OK [ ] to confirm. Keyboard menu is displayed.
e) Use [ ] to navigate keyboard and press
OK [ ] on remote control to confirm each key selection
f) Select OK on keyboard menu to confirm new name
PROTECTING
To protect a disc (except DVD-R Video mode and DVD-RW) against
accidental recording, editing or erasure:
a) Load disc in drive). Disc information is displayed.
b) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
c) Auto Programming is highlighted. Select Disc Format option
from left panel
d) Select Protect from middle panel
e) Select ON from right panel
f) Press OK [ ]
DISC SETTINGS
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DISPLAY SET UP MENU
a) Press HOME [ ]. First menu is displayed.
b)Press [ ] until Easy Menu is displayed
c) Select SETUP
d)Press OK [ ] to display set up menu
RECEIVING SOFTWARE UPDATE
• Ensure Unit is plugged into AC power to receive updates.
Updates are not available during recording, Timeshift and when
viewing digital text or EPG menu.
To set software update options:
a) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
b) Select network icon at bottom of left panel
c) Select Software Updates from middle panel
d) Select option in right panel:
• Standby mode: Update software when Unit is turned off
• Operation Mode: Update software when Unit is turned on:
i Time: Set time to update software
ii Freq: Select update interval
iii Start: Update software immediately
e) Enter information if required and press OK [ ]
SYSTEM INFORMATION
To display system information:
a) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
b) Select network icon at bottom of left panel
c) Select System Information from middle panel. System
information is displayed in right panel.
DTV DIAGNOSTICS
To view diagnostic information:
a) Display set up menu (see Displaying Set Up Menu)
b) Select network icon at bottom of left panel
c) Select DTV Diagnostics from middle panel.
d) Select START in right panel
e) Press OK [ ]. Diagnostic information is displayed.
f) To display information about a multiplex:
• Select multiplex
• Press OK [ ]
MAIN
GUIDE
SOFTWARE UPDATE &
SYSTEM INFORMATION
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VIEWING TV
MODE SETTING
To view live TV in HDD mode:
• Press [HDD]
To view live TV in DVD mode:
• Press [DVD]
CHANGING TV CHANNEL
To change channel:
• Press [PR+] or [PR-]
OR
• Use numbered [0-9] buttons to jump to a channel
CHOOSING TV CHANNEL FROM LIST
To display TV channel list:
a) Press [PR LIST]. TV channel list is displayed.
b) Select channel
c) Press OK [ ] to confirm
DISPLAYING INFORMATION WHILE WATCHING TV
To display information while using Unit to watch TV:
• Press [INFO]
• Information is displayed briefly, as follows:
• Channel number, station name, audio signal (Stereo, Bilingual,
Mono) for analog channels
• Media name and format
• Mode, free space, and elapsed time
• Current date and time
• Program title, start time and end time
• Extended Text Message icon: an Extended Text Message is
available to program description
• DTV Subtitle icon: current program contains subtitles
Wide icon: current program is in wide picture format
Digital Text Service Icon: digital text service available
SWITCHING PROGRAM LIST
To switch channel list to Digital TV, Analog TV or Radio:
a) Press [PR LIST]. TV channel list is displayed.
b) Press [ ] to move to title of list
c) Press [ ] to select Digital TV, Analog TV or Radio.
Chosen list is displayed.
DISPLAYING FAVORITE PROGRAM LIST
To display favorite channel list:
a) Press [FAV]. Favorite options are displayed.
b) Select channel
c) Press OK [ ] to view
ACCESSING A DIGITAL TEXT SERVICE
a) Press [TEXT] to display text menu for current channel
b) Select choice
c) Press OK [ ] to confirm
d) Use [Red, Green, Yellow and Blue] as instructed on display
e) Press [TEXT] or BACK [ ] to return to normal viewing
CHANGING TV AUDIO CHANNEL
To change TV audio channel for stereo and bilingual broadcast:
• Press AUDIO [ ] on remote control repeatedly. Current audio
channel is displayed.
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MODE SETTING
To view live TV in HDD mode:
• Press [HDD]
To view live TV in DVD mode:
• Press [DVD]
DISPLAYING TIMER RECORD LIST
a) Press HOME [ ]. First menu is
displayed.
b) Press [ ] until TV menu is displayed
c) Select Timer Record. Timer recording list is displayed.
RECORDING A BILINGUAL BROADCAST
To select audio channel when recording a bilingual program:
a) Press HOME [ ]. First menu is displayed.
b) Press [ ] until Easy Menu is displayed
c) Select SETUP
d) Press OK [ ] to display set up menu
e) Select recording icon from left panel
f) Select TV Record Audio from middle panel
g) Select option from right panel:
• Main+Sub: Main and sub language
• Main: Main language only
• Sub: Sub language only
h) Press OK [ ]
TIMER RECORDING
To set the start and end time of a recording:
a) Ensure clock is set to correct time. See Quick Start guide.
b) Display timer record list. See Displaying timer record list, above
c) Select New
d) Press OK [ ] to display timer record details screen
• Press [ ] to move between columns
e) Enter following information:
• Media: Choose HDD or DVD CH/PR: Choose a
program number or other source to record.
• Date: Choose a date up to 1 month ahead.
• Start Time: Set start time.
• End Time: Set end time.
• Repeat Choose a desired repeat: Once, Daily (Mon-Fri), or Weekly
Press REC [ ] on remote control repeatedly to change recording
mode (XP, SP, LP, EP or MLP)
Press OK [ ] to set recording
CANCELLING A TIMER RECORDING
To cancel a timer recording before timer starts:
a) Display timer record list. See Displaying timer record list, above.
b) Select recording to cancel
c) Press CLEAR
TIME SLIP
While recording a program to HDD as a title, the recording in progress
can be viewed simultaneously from the beginning.
To watch recording:
a) Wait for 15 seconds after recording starts
b) Press PLAY [ ] on remote control
To stop playback:
• Press STOP [ ]. Playback stops but recording continues.
To stop recording:
• Press STOP [ ]. Recording stops.
TIMESHIFT
To record live TV transmission temporarily to HDD, if TV viewing is
interrupted:
a) Ensure Unit is in HDD mode. See Mode Setting above.
b) Press [TIMESHIFT]
c) Press PAUSE/STEP [ ]. Timeshift recording starts.
MAIN
GUIDE
RECORDING
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To display recording progress bar during timeshift recording:
• Press OK [ ]
To play back from beginning or end of timeshift bar:
• Press [ ]
To stop timeshift recording:
a) Press STOP [ ]. Screen will return to live transmission.
b) Press OK [ ] to confirm
• Timeshift will stop automatically after 6 hours.
To save a timeshift recorded clip as a title for subsequent viewing:
• Press REC [ ] at start and at end point on bar of clip to be saved
Repeat to save further clips
Clips will be recorded on HDD as titles when you exit timeshift function.
OPERATING USB FLASH DRIVE (Not supplied)
• Compatible formats: FAT16 or FAT32 supporting USB 1.1.
• Disc or HDD files cannot be moved or copied to a USB Flash Drive.
• Do not remove whilst in use.
• Remove carefully when not in use.
TO PLAY DIVX® MOVIE FILES
a) Load DivX® disc
b) Press HOME [ ]. Movie menu is displayed.
c) Select DivX®
d) Press OK [ ]. DivX® movie list is displayed.
e) Select file to play
f) Press [INFO] to show file information
To play multiple files:
i Press [MARKER]
ii Select and mark further files as required
To select all files and folders list:
i Select any file/folder
ii Press [CLEAR]
• To deselect files and folders
• Press [CLEAR] again.
g) Press OK [ ]
LISTENING TO RECORDED MUSIC
To play music recorded on HDD,
disc or USB Flash Drive:
a) Load disc or flash drive as required
b) Press HOME [ ]. First menu is displayed.
WARNING
Keep the USB Flash Drive out of reach of children.
If swallowed, seek medical advice immediately.
USING OTHER MEDIA TYPES
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MAIN
GUIDE
c) Press [ ] until MUSIC menu is displayed
d) Select location of music file
e) Press OK [ ]
f) Select music title
g) Press PLAY [ ]
DISPLAYING MP3/WMA FILE INFORMATION
• Press INFO to display file information. ID3-Tag information is
displayed if present.
VIEWING PHOTOS
To look at photos recorded on HDD, disc or USB Flash Drive:
a) Load disc or flash drive as required
b) Press HOME [ ]. First menu is displayed.
c) Press [ ] until PHOTOS menu is displayed
d) Select location of photo file
e) Press OK [ ]
f) Select photo file
g) Press PLAY [ ]
SKIP TO THE NEXT/PREVIOUS PHOTO
• Press [ ] to view previous/next photo
ROTATE A PHOTO
• Press [ ] to rotate photo
VIEWING PHOTO FILES AS A SLIDE SHOW
To show photos in photo list consecutively:
a) Load disc or flash drive as required
b) Press HOME [ ]. First menu is displayed.
c) Press [ ] until PHOTOS menu is displayed
d) Select location of photo file
e) Press OK [ ]
f) Select Slide Show option on left side of screen
g) Press OK [ ]. Slide Show menu is displayed.
h) Select Speed option
i) Press OK [ ]
j) Select speed required
k) Press OK [ ]
To view all photo files:
• Select All
To view only selected files:
i Select file
ii Press [MARKER]
iii Select and mark further files as required
iv Select Object option
l) Select START
m) Press OK [ ]. Slide show begins.
LISTENING TO MUSIC DURING SLIDE SHOW
To display photo files as slide show while listening to MP3/WMA
music files on HDD:
a) Press HOME [ ]. First menu is displayed.
b) Press [ ] until PHOTOS menu is displayed
c) Select location of photo file
d) Press OK [ ]
e) Select Slide Show option on left side of screen
f) Press OK [ ]. Slide Show menu is displayed.
g) Select Simultaneous Music play on slide show menu
h) Press OK [ ]. Music file selection menu is displayed.
i) Select file
j) Press [MARKER]
k) Select and mark further files as required
l) Select [START] option
m) Press OK [ ]. Music selection and slide show start.
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PAUSE A SLIDE SHOW
• Press PAUSE/STEP [ ] to pause slide show.
• Press PLAY [ ] to continue slide show.
SIMULTANEOUS PLAYBACK AND RECORD
To play a title from HDD/DVD while making a different recording:
Options are restricted when copying, dubbing, using DivX or using DVD.
a) Press HOME [ ]. MOVIE menu is displayed.
b) Select HDD or DVD
c) Press OK [ ]. Options are displayed.
d) Select title to play.
e) Press OK [ ]
PLAYING DISC CONTAINING A MENU
Menu setting and operation may vary with disc used.
To view disc menu:
a) Load DVD
b) Press HOME [ ] button on remote control
c) Select DVD option
d) Press OK [ ]. Title list is displayed.
• To play a DVD title/chapter:
i Select title/chapter
ii Press OK [ ] to start playback
iii Press [TITLE] or [MENU/LIST] to return to menu screen
• Press SKIP [ ] to move to next chapter/track/file
• Press SKIP [ ] once to return to beginning of current
chapter/track/file
• Press SKIP [ ] twice to return to beginning of previous
chapter/track/file
PAUSE PLAYBACK
• Press PAUSE/STEP [ ]
To continue playback:
• Press PLAY [ ]
PLAYBACK FROM DISC
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FRAME-BY-FRAME PLAYBACK
• Press PAUSE/STEP [ ] repeatedly
To advance or reverse playback frame by frame:
• Press PAUSE/STEP [ ] once to freeze playback
• Press [ ] repeatedly.
Reverse frame-by-frame playback not available for Video CD.
FAST FORWARD OR FAST REVERSE
DURING PLAYBACK
• Press SCAN [ ] to play fast forward or fast reverse
To change playback speed:
• Press SCAN [ ] repeatedly
To resume normal speed:
• Press PLAY [ ]
CHANGE AUDIO LANGUAGE, TRACK OR ENCODING
METHOD DURING PLAYBACK
a) Press AUDIO [ ]
b) Press [ ] repeatedly
SLOW DOWN PLAYING SPEED
a) Press PAUSE/STEP [ ]
a) Press SCAN [ ] repeatedly to slow down forward or
reverse playback
Slowing down reverse playback not available for Video CD.
To change playback speed:
• Press SCAN [ ] repeatedly
To resume normal speed:
• Press PLAY [ ]
DISPLAY DVD TITLE MENU
a) Press [TITLE]
If current DVD title has no title menu, disc menu may appear.
PLAYING REPEATEDLY DURING PLAYBACK
To play back current title, chapter, folder or track repeatedly:
• Press [REPEAT] repeatedly
To return to normal playback:
• Press [REPEAT] repeatedly to select OFF
REPEATING A SPECIFIC PORTION (MINIMUM 3
SECONDS) DURING PLAYBACK
a) Press REPEAT to select start point of portion
a) Press OK [ ] to select end point of portion.
Selected portion will be repeated continually.
To return to normal playback:
• Press [REPEAT] repeatedly to select OFF
LAST SCENE MEMORY (DVD)
Unit memorises last scene from last disc viewed even if disc is
removed or Unit is switched off. When that disc is reloaded, last
scene is automatically recalled and displayed.
MAIN
GUIDE
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CHAPTER SEARCH: HDD, -RW VR, -RW VIDEO, +RW, +R, RAM
To select a chapter from which to start playback:
a) Ensure playback stopped
b) Press [HDD] or [DVD]
c) Press [MENU/LIST]
d) Select title to edit
e) Press OK [ ] to display editing menu
f) Select Chapter in Search option from menu on left of screen
g) Press OK [ ] to display Chapter List menu
h) Select chapter for start of playback
i) Press PLAY [ ] to start
ADDING CHAPTER MARKERS: HDD, -RW VR, +RW, +R, RAM
To create chapters within a title during recording (except for HDD) or
playback:
• Press [MARKER] at desired point. Chapter marker icon is displayed.
MOVING TO ANOTHER TITLE
To display information about a title on a disc where there is more
than one title:
a) Press [INFO] button on remote control twice during playback
b) Select title icon
c) Press number button [0-9] or [ ] to select a title number
d) Press OK [ ]
STARTING PLAYBACK FROM SELECTED TIME
a) Press [INFO] twice during playback. Time search box shows
elapsed playing time.
b) Select the time search box
c) Enter required start time in hours, minutes and seconds.
Eg: to start at 2 hours, 10 minutes and 20 seconds, enter “21020”
• To correct errors:
i Press [ ] to move underscore: _ to number needing
correction
ii Enter correct numbers.
d) Press OK [ ]
SELECTING A SUBTITLE LANGUAGE
a) Press [INFO] twice during playback. Playback menu is
displayed.
b) Select subtitle option
c) Select subtitle language
d) Press OK [ ]
OR
a) Press [SUBTITLE] button on remote control during playback
b) Press [Left, Right] repeatedly to select subtitle language
c) Press OK [ ]
WATCHING FROM A DIFFERENT ANGLE
To select camera angle for viewing, if available:
a) Press [INFO] twice to display playback menu
b) Select angle option
c) Select desired angle
d) Press OK [ ]
SELECTING A SOUND MODE
This Unit can produce a 3D Surround Sound effect to simulate multi-
channel audio playback.
a) Press [INFO] twice to display playback menu
b) Select sound option
c) Select sound mode: 3D SUR. or NORMAL
d) Press OK [ ]
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EDITING RECORDED CONTENT
BEFORE EDITING
• Advanced editing functions require VR mode formatted
DVD (DVD-RW or DVD-RAM).
• Original title or Playlist can be edited.
• Editing of Original title is final.
• Playlists can be created for editing purposes.
EDITING A TITLE
To edit recordings on DVD or HDD:
a) Ensure playback stopped
b) Press [HDD] or [DVD]
c) Press [MENU/LIST]
d) Select title to edit
e) Press OK [ ] to display menu in left panel
To edit a VR mode disc:
• Press [MENU/LIST] to switch between original and playlist menus
ADDING CHAPTER MARKERS: HDD, -RW VR, +RW, +R, RAM
To create chapters within a title during recording (except for HDD)
or playback:
• Press [MARKER] at desired point. Chapter marker icon is displayed.
DELETING A TITLE OR CHAPTER
To delete a title or chapter:
a) Ensure playback stopped
b) Press [HDD] or [DVD]
c) Press [MENU/LIST]
d) Select title / chapter to delete
• For multiple deletion on HDD only:
i Press [MARKER]
ii Repeat for each file to be deleted
e) Press OK [ ] to display editing menu
f) Select Delete option from menu on left panel
g) Press OK [ ]
• If item was on Playlist, it is deleted from Playlist but not
from Original
• If item was on Original recording, it is deleted both from
Original and from Playlist
h) Press OK [ ] to confirm.
CREATING / ADDING TO A PLAYLIST: -RW VR, RAM
A Playlist allows you to edit or re-edit a title or chapter without
changing the Original recording.
a) To add an Original title or chapter to a Playlist:
b) Ensure playback stopped
c) Press [DVD]
d) Press [MENU/LIST]
e) Select title to edit
f) Press OK [ ] to display editing menu
g) Press OK [ ] to display Select Playlist menu
• To add title/chapter to an existing Playlist:
• Select Playlist name
To add title/chapter to a new Playlist:
• Select New Playlist
h) Select Playlist Add option
i) Press OK [ ] to confirm
MOVING A PLAYLIST CHAPTER: -RW VR, RAM
To re-arrange playing order of a Playlist title on Chapter List/ Playlist
menu:
a) Ensure playback stopped
b) Press [DVD]
c) Press [MENU/LIST]
d) Select title to edit
e) Press OK [ ] to display editing menu
f) Press OK [ ] to display Select Playlist menu
MAIN
GUIDE
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g) Select either Chapter or Playlist option
h) Select Move option from menu on left panel
i) Press OK [ ]
j) Select place to move chapter to
k) Press OK [ ]. Updated list is displayed.
TIME SEARCH: HDD, -RW VR, -RW VIDEO, +RW, +R, -R, RAM
To play back a title by time when recording was made:
a) Ensure playback stopped
b) Press [HDD] or [DVD]
c) Press [MENU/LIST]
d) Select title to play
e) Select Search option from menu in left panel
f) Press OK [ ]
g) Select Time option
h) Use [ ] buttons to determine start time. Each press
of [ ] moves 1 minute, or press and hold [ ] to
move by 5 minutes.
i) Press OK [ ] to watch title from selected time selected
SORTING TITLES: HDD
a) Ensure playback stopped
b) Press [HDD]
c) Press [MENU/LIST]
d) Press OK [ ] to display options menu
e) Select Sort
f) Press OK [ ] to view further options
g) Select whether to sort titles by
• Date (when they were recorded)
• Title (alphabetical order)
OR
• Category (genre)
h) Press OK [ ]. Sorting starts and display is rearranged.
COMBINING TITLES: HDD
To merge selected title with another title:
a) Ensure playback stopped
b) Press [HDD]
c) Press [MENU/LIST]
d) Select title to merge
e) Press OK [ ] to display editing menu
f) Select Edit option to display editing menu
g) Select Combine from menu in left panel
h) Press OK [ ]
i) Select a title to combine with current title
j) Press OK [ ] to confirm
HIDING A CHAPTER OR TITLE
To skip past a chapter or title without viewing during playback:
a) Ensure playback stopped
b) Press [DVD] or [HDD]
c) Press [MENU/LIST]
d) Select chapter / title to hide
e) Press OK [ ] to display editing menu
f) Select Edit option to display editing menu
g) Select Hide option from menu in left panel
h) Press OK [ ]
To recover the hidden title or chapter:
i) Select Show option from editing menu in left panel
j) Press OK [ ] to recover title/ chapter
VIEWING TITLE LIST MENU DISPLAYED ON ANOTHER UNIT
To view title list menu displayed on another unit capable of playing
DVD+RW or DVD+R discs:
• Press [TITLE] during playback or when stopped. Title List menu
is displayed.
If [TITLE] button unavailable due to digital broadcasts:
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• Press and hold [MENU/LIST] button for 3 seconds
DIVIDING A TITLE
To separate a title into two titles:
a) Ensure playback stopped
b) Press [DVD] or [HDD]
c) Press [MENU/LIST]
d) Select title to split
e) Press OK [ ]
f) Select Edit option to display editing menu
g) Select Divide option from left panel
h) Use PLAY [ ], SCAN [ ] and PAUSE/STEP [ ]
buttons to locate split point
• Each section must be 3 seconds or longer.
i) Press OK [ ]. Playback screen shows dividing point.
j) Select Done option
k) Press OK [ ] to confirm split
PROTECT A TITLE
To protect a title against accidental recording, editing or deletion:
a) Ensure playback stopped
b) Press [DVD] or [HDD]
c) Press [MENU/LIST]
d) Select title to protect
e) Press OK [ ]
f) Select Edit option to display editing menu
g) Select Protect option from left panel
h) Press OK [ ]. Lock mark is displayed on title thumbnail.
To unprotect the title:
i) Select Unprotect option from editing menu in left panel
j) Press OK [ ] to confirm
DELETING A PART
To delete part of title:
a) Ensure playback stopped
b) Press [DVD] or [HDD]
c) Press [MENU/LIST]
d) Select title
e) Press OK [ ]
f) Select Edit option to display editing menu
g) Select Delete Part from editing menu in left panel
h) Press OK [ ] to display delete part menu
i) Use PLAY [ ], SCAN [ ] and PAUSE/STEP [ ]
buttons to locate start/end points
• Start Point: Select start point of deletion
• End Point: Select end point of deletion
• Next Part: Delete additional part (HDD only)
• Cancel: Cancel deletion
• Done: Delete selected part
j) Press OK [ ] to confirm deletion
NAMING A TITLE
To change a title name:
a) Ensure playback stopped
b) Press [DVD] or [HDD]
c) Press [MENU/LIST]
d) Select title
e) Press OK [ ]
f) Select Edit option from menu in left panel
g) Select Rename or Title name from editing menu in left panel
h) Press OK [ ]
i) Use [ ] to navigate keyboard and press
OK [ ] on remote control to confirm each key selection
• To use shortcuts on remote control to enter a name:
PLAY [ ]: Inserts a space at the cursor position
MAIN
GUIDE
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PAUSE/STEP [ ]: Deletes a character after cursor position
STOP [ ] / [CLEAR]: Deletes character before cursor position
[ ]: Moves cursor to left or right
[MENU/LIST] / [INFO]: Changes character set on keyboard menu.
Numbers [0-9]: Enters that number at cursor position
• To apply a genre for a selected title on HDD:
i Highlight a character on keyboard menu
ii Press and hold [ ] until curser jumps across to Genre option
ii Highlight genre
iv Press OK [ ] to select. Chosen genre name will appear at
lower right corner of title thumbnail.
j) Select OK on keyboard menu to confirm new name (and genre)
COMBINING CHAPTERS
To merge selected chapter with previous chapter:
a) Ensure playback stopped
b) Press [DVD] or [HDD]
c) Press [MENU/LIST]
d) Select chapter
e) Press OK [ ]
f) Select Edit option to display editing menu
g) Select Combine. Combine indicator is displayed between
chapter thumbnails.
h) Press OK [ ]
NB This function will not work if:
• There is only one chapter in title
• First chapter is selected
• Chapters to be combined are created by deleting part of
Original title
• Chapters to be combined are created from different titles
• One of Playlist chapters to be combined has been moved
USING THE DISC MENU
To use disc setting functions without entering set up menu:
a) Press [DVD] on remote control to select DVD mode
b) Press [MENU/LIST]
c) Select Disc option
d) Press OK [ ] to display further options:
• Disc Format: Format disc
• Finalize: Finalize disc
• Unfinalize: Unfinalize disc
• Disc Label: Supply a name for disc. Name will appear when
disc is loaded
• Protect: Prevent accidental recording, editing, deleting of the
inserted disc
• Unprotect: Remove protect function
OVERWRITING
To overwrite an unprotected video recording:
a) Select TV channel or input source you want to record
b) Press [MENU/LIST]
c) Select a title to overwrite
d) Press REC [ ] to start overwrite
To stop the recording:
• Press STOP [ ]
If recording is longer than title being overwritten, following title will
also be overwritten, unless protected.
If following title is protected, overwriting stops.
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COPYING AND MOVING FILES,
FOLDERS AND TITLES
COPYING FILE(S) OR FOLDER(S) TO HDD
a) Press [DVD] to select mode
b)Press [MENU/LIST]
c) Select file or folder to copy
To copy more files or folders:
• Select next file
• Press [MARKER] when each one is highlighted.
d)Press OK [ ]
e) Select Edit from menu in left panel
f) Press OK [ ] to show sub options.
g)Select Copy option. Copy menu is displayed.
h)Press OK [ ]
i) Select directory to copy to
j) Select Copy option
k) Press OK [ ] to begin copying
MOVING FILE(S) OR FOLDER(S) TO OTHER
FOLDERS ON HDD
a) Press [HDD]/DVD] to select mode
b) Press [MENU/LIST]
c) Select file or folder to copy
To copy more files or folders:
• Select next file
• Press [MARKER] when each one is highlighted.
d) Press OK [ ]
e) Select Edit from menu in left panel
f) Press OK [ ] to show sub options.
g) Select Move option. Move menu is displayed.
h) Press OK [ ]
i) Select folder to move to
j) Select Move option
k) Press OK [ ] to begin moving
NAMING A FILE OR FOLDER ON HDD
a) Press [HDD]
b) Press [MENU/LIST]
c) Select file or folder
d) Press OK [ ]
e) Select Edit from menu in left panel
f) Press OK [ ]
g) Select Rename option
h) Press OK [ ]
i) Use [ ] to navigate keyboard and press
OK [ ] on remote control to confirm each key selection
• To use shortcuts on remote control to enter a name:
PLAY [ ]: Inserts a space at the cursor position
PAUSE/STEP [ ]: Deletes a character after cursor position
STOP [ ] / [CLEAR]: Deletes character before cursor position
[b B]: Moves cursor to left or right
[MENU/LIST] / [INFO]: Changes character set on
keyboard menu.
Numbers [0-9]: Enters that number at cursor position
j) Select OK on keyboard menu to confirm name
MAIN
GUIDE
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DUBBING A TITLE
AFTER DUBBING TO DVD
• Ensure DVD is finalized (see Finalizing in Disc settings
section) so it will play back on other units
DUBBING A TITLE FROM HDD TO DVD, OR FROM
DVD TO HDD
a) Press [HDD]/DVD] for title to be copied
b) Press [MENU/LIST]
c) Select title to copy
To copy more titles (from HDD only):
• Select next file
• Press [MARKER] when each one is highlighted.
d) Press OK [ ]
e) Select Dubbing from menu in left panel
f) Press OK [ ]
g) Select Recording mode: XP, SP, LP, EP, MLP, AUTO or Fast
• When dubbing from DVD to HDD, only a VR mode formatted
disc can use Fast mode.
• When dubbing from HDD to VR mode DVD-RW or DVD-
RAM, the Fast mode is not available for edited HDD titles and
Clip Recording titles.
• When dubbing an edited title from VR mode DVD-RW or
DVD-RAM to HDD the Fast mode is not available.
h) Press OK [ ]
i) Select START
j) Press OK [ ] to start dubbing
DUB A CURRENTLY PLAYING TITLE
Works only for DVD± finalized with video formatted DVD-RW or for
DVD-ROM without copy protection.
To copy a title to HDD during DVD playback:
a) Press HOME [ ]. First menu is displayed.
b) Press [ ] until Easy Menu is displayed
c) Select SETUP
d) Press OK [ ] to display set up menu
e) Select recording icon in left panel
f) Select Dubbing option from middle panel
g) Press OK [ ] to start dubbing. Currently set recording mode (XP,
SP, LP, EP or MLP) will apply. Playback jumps back to start of title
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MAIN
GUIDE
NOTES
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GENERAL PLAYBACK
PROBLEM SOLUTION
The Power does not
turn on
Check the mains cable is plugged into the Unit and mains
outlet securely.
Try resetting the unit by holding the POWER button for
FIVE seconds.
There is no picture.
Select the appropriate video input (AV) mode on the TV so
the picture from the unit appears.
Check the connecting cables between the unit and the TV.
Check the Video Output Format in the SETUP menu is set
to the appropriate item that conforms to your connection.
Picture Noise Appears.
You are playing a disc recorded in a colour system (PAL,
NTSC, SECAM) that is different from your TV.
The video signal from the external device is copy-
protected.
Check the screen resolution is compatible by pressing the
RES Button.
Unable to to find
TV channels and
store them.
Check antenna connection to your unit.
Check to see if you have Digital TV available in your area.
There is no sound.
Check the connecting cables between the unit, TV and/
or amplifier.
Check the input source setting on the amplifier.
Is the unit in scan, slow motion or pause modes?
The remote control does
not work properly.
Try resetting the unit by holding the POWER button for
FIVE seconds.
The remote control does
not work properly.
Check you are pointing the remote at the sensor on the
unit.
Is the remote too far from the unit.
Check there are now obstacles in the way of the sensor.
Reset the remote control to work with your connected TV
(page 19).
Replace the batteries in the remote control (page 9).
PROBLEM SOLUTION
The unit does not
playback.
Check the disc format is compatible with this unit.
Check the disc region code is compatible with this unit.
Ensure the disc is placed in the unit the correct way.
Check the disc for signs of damage and dirt.
Disable or alter the Parental locks and Rating function.
Cannot play a disc
recorded on this unit on
an other player.
Ensure the disc has been finalised (see page 26).
Check the disc format is compatible with the other player.
Ensure the disc is placed in the unit the right way round.
Discs recorded with copy-once material cannot be played
on other players.
The angle cannot be
changed.
Multi-angles are not recorded on the DVD video being
played.
The angles cannot be changed for the titles recorded on
this unit.
The subtitle language
cannot be changed or
disabled.
Subtitles are not recorded on the DVD Video being played.
The subtitles cannot be changed for the titles recorded
on this unit.
Cannot play MP3/WMA/
JPEG/DviX files.
The files are not recorded in a compatible format.
The movie file Codec is not compatible with this unit.
The unit cannot support the resolution.
Unable to deactivate password
or forgtten your password
Follow instuctions on page 23 - Forgotten password.
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RECORDING HDMI
TROUBLESHOOTING
PROBLEM SOLUTION
Cannot record or does
not record correctly.
Check the disc/HDD has sufficent available space.
Check the source is not copy protected.
Use a VR mode formatted disc for copy-once material.
Timer record function is
not successful.
Check the clock & date are set correctly.
Timer recordings may have overlapped. Only the earliest
setting will record completely.
Stereo Audio Record
and/or Playback is not
present.
Check your TV has stereo capability.
Check the Program was broadcast in a stereo format.
Check the A/V output ports are connected to the TV A/V
ports.
Check the cables are connected correctly.
Check cables for signs of damage.
PROBLEM SOLUTION
HDMI device does not
display a picture.
Try disconnecting then re-connecting the HDMI cable.
Switch the mains power off and back on.
Check the Video input for the connected device is set
correctly.
Check the HDMI cable is fitted correctly.
Check the HDMI cable for damage.
Not all HDCP devices are compatible with this unit.
Connected HDMI device
does not output sound.
Not all HDCP devices are compatible with this unit
If your TV is not capable of processing a 96 kHz sampling
frequency, set the [Sampling Freq.] option to 48 kHz.
Your TV is not equipped with Dolby Digital and MPEG
decoder, set [Dolby Digtal] and [MPEG] to [PCM] in the
setup menu.
Your TV is not equipped with DTS decoder, set [DTS]
option to [OFF] in the setup menu.
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