Panasonic DMR-ES40V Operating Instruction

Recording

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VQT0R73

Recording

[RAM] [-R] [-RW‹V›] [+R]
≥You can record up to 99 titles on a disc (49 titles [+R]).
≥It is not possible to record digital broadcasts that allow “One time 

only recording” onto DVD-R, DVD-RW, +R or 8 cm (3

q) DVD-RAM 

discs. Use a CPRM compatible DVD-RAM.

≥Recording will take place on open space on the disc. Data will not 

be overwritten.

≥If there is no space left on the recording disc, you will need to erase 

unwanted titles (

l 21, 33) or use a new disc.

Preparation
≥Release protection (disc 

l 30, cartridge l 30). [RAM]

≥Select an audio type you want to record. (

l 25)

[1]

Press [

Í, DVD/VHS POWER] to turn the unit on.

[2]

Insert a disc. 

(

l 8)

≥When using a DVD-RAM for the first time with the unit, format it 

to ensure accurate recording (

l 31, “Format Disc”).

[3]

Press [CH, 

W, X] to select the channel.

To select with the numbered buttons:
Antenna Mode (Airwaves)
e.g.,

“5”: [0] 

)[5]

“15”: [1] 

)[5]

CableTV Mode (Cable)
e.g.,

“5”: [0] 

)[0] )[5]

“15”: [0] 

)[1] )[5]

“115”: [1] 

)[1] )[5]

[4]

Press [REC MODE] to 
select the recording 
mode (XP, SP, LP or EP). 

[5]

Press [

¥, REC] to start 

recording. 

≥You cannot change the channel or 

recording mode during recording. You can change them while 
recording is paused, but the subsequent material is recorded 
as a separate title.

∫To pause recording

Press [

;, PAUSE]. (Press again to restart recording.)

≥Title is not split into separate titles.
≥You can also press [¥, REC] to restart recording.

∫To stop recording

Press [

∫, STOP].

≥Recorded as 1 title until the position where stopped. 
≥It takes about 30 seconds for the unit to complete recording 

management information after recording finishes. 

[-R] [-RW‹V›] [+R]

(Unit: hour)

≥Depending on the content being recorded, the recording times may 

become shorter than indicated.

° When “Recording Time in EP Mode” has been set to 

“EP-Extended Play (6H)” in the SETUP menu. (

l 41)

The sound quality is lower compared to other recording modes 
when using “EP-Extended Play (8H)”.

Note
When recording to DVD-RAM using EP (8H) mode, play may not be 
possible on DVD players that are compatible with DVD-RAM. In this 
case use EP (6H) mode.

FR (Flexible Recording mode 

l 25):

≥You can set FR mode when programming scheduled recordings.

Recording TV programs

Preparation
≥Press [DVD].

∫  Recording procedures

When recording to DVD-R, DVD-RW (DVD-Video format) or +R
≥When recording MTS broadcasts

- If you do not connect a cable TV box

Select “Main” or “Secondary Audio Program (SAP)” in “Select 
MTS” in the SETUP menu (

l 42).

- If you connect a cable TV box

Select “Main” or “SAP” on the cable TV box.

≥The aspect ratio of the recorded image will be 4:3.
≥In order to play a DVD-R, DVD-RW (DVD-Video format) or +R 

recorded using this unit on another playback source, the 
disc must first be finalized (

l 31).

SKIP/INDEX

SLOW/

SEARCH

REW

FF

PLAY

S

SCHEDULE

OPERATION

SELECT

DVD ERASE

REC

REC MODE

ADD/DLT

POWER

TIME SLIP

FUNCTIONS

DIRECT NAVIGATOR

TOP MENU

RETURN

CM SKIP

CANCEL/RESET

VOLUME

CH

INPUT SELECT

STATUS

DISPLAY

AUDIO

TV

TV/VIDEO

VHS

DVD

TRACKING/V-LOCK

SUB MENU

DVD/VHS POWER 

VCR Plus+

DUBBING

VHS

DVD

CREATE

CHAPTER VCR/TV

 JET REW

REC

FUNCTIONS

RETURN

STATUS

CH

TV

TV/VIDEO

DVD

VCR/TV

VCR/TV

 DVD

RETURN

FUNCTIONS

STATUS

3, 4, 2, 1

ENTER

TV/VIDEO

CH, 

W, X

µ

DVD/VHS POWER 

Í

CH, 

W, X

AUDIO

AUDIO

REC MODE

REC MODE

Numbered

buttons

∫  Recording modes and approximate 

recording times

DVD-RAM

DVD-R

DVD-RW

+R

(4.7 GB)

Single-sided

(4.7 GB)

Double-sided

(9.4 GB)

XP (High quality)

1

2

1

SP (Normal)

2

4

2

LP (Long play)

4

8

4

EP (Extra long play)

8 (6

°

)

16 (12

°

)

8  (6

°

)

Remaining time on the disc

REC

EP (6H)

°

EP (8H)

LP

SP

XP

Pic

ture qualit

y

Recording time

DVD

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