Panasonic DMR-ES40V Operating Instruction

Recording

Recording

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[RAM]

Press [AUDIO].

Stereo 

# SAP # Mono 

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[-R] [-RW‹V›] [+R]

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

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l 42)

While recording

Press [

¥, REC] to select the recording time.

≥You can also press [¥, REC] on the main unit.

The unit’s display
Each time you press the button:
Counter (Cancel) 

# OFF 0:30 # OFF 1:00 # OFF 1:30

^------- OFF 4:00 ! OFF 3:00 ! OFF 2:00 !----------}

For your reference
≥This does not work during scheduled recording or Flexible 

Recording.

≥Recording stops and the set time is cleared if you press [∫, STOP]. 
≥The set time is cleared if you change the recording mode or 

channel while recording is paused. 

Preparation
≥Connection (without Audio/Video cable)

- Make sure that the “TV” indicator is lit on the unit’s display. If it is 

not lit, press [VCR/TV] to light it.

≥Connection (with Audio/Video cable)

- Press [TV/VIDEO] to change the input mode to “TV”.

Press TV’s [CH, 

W, X] to select the desired TV 

channel.

For your reference
≥You can also do this if the unit is making a scheduled recording.
≥The recording is unaffected.

[RAM] [-R] [-RW‹V›] [+R]
The unit calculates a recording rate that enables the recording to fit 
in the time you set (within the remaining time on the disc) with the 
best picture quality.

 

Preparation
≥Press [DVD].
≥Select the channel to record. 

[1]

While stopped

Press

 

[FUNCTIONS].

[2]

Select “Other 
Functions” with [

3, 4] 

and press [ENTER].

[3]

Select “FLEXIBLE 
RECORDING” with 
[

3, 4] and press 

[ENTER].

[4]

Press [

3, 4, 2, 1] to 

set the recording time.

≥Maximum recording time is 8 

hours.

[5]

Select “Start” with [

3, 4, 2, 1] and press 

[ENTER].

≥Recording starts. 

∫To exit the FLEXIBLE RECORDING window without 

recording

Press [RETURN].

∫To stop recording in the middle

Press [

∫, STOP].

∫To show the time remaining until recording finishes

Press [STATUS].

Selecting audio to record 

Stereo:

Main audio (stereo). If the broadcast is “Mono

_

SAP”, 

audio will be monaural even if you select Stereo 
mode.

SAP:

Secondary audio program (SAP). If recorded in SAP, 
main audio is also recorded.

Mono:

Main audio (monaural). Select “Mono” if reception is 
poor during a stereo broadcast.

Specifying the time when recording will 
stop

Watching the TV while recording

CH 12

((Stereo

No disc

e.g., “Stereo” is selected.
“((” appears when the unit is receiving 
the audio type you selected.

Flexible Recording mode (FR)

Using “FLEXIBLE RECORDING” is convenient in these kinds 
of situations.
≥When the amount of free space on the disc makes selecting an 

appropriate recording mode difficult

≥When you want to record a long program with the best picture 

quality possible

e.g., Recording a 90 minute program to disc
If you select XP mode, the program will not fit on one disc.

4.7 GB

DVD-RAM

4.7 GB

DVD-RAM

4.7 GB

DVD-RAM

4.7 GB

DVD-RAM

If you select SP mode, the program will fit on one disc.

If you select “FLEXIBLE RECORDING” the 
program will fit on one disc perfectly.

A second disc is necessary for 
30 minutes of the program.

However there will be 30 minutes 
remaining disc space

FUNCTIONS

DVD

DVD-RAM

Cartridge Protection  Off
Disc Protection  Off

DIRECT NAVIGATOR

SCHEDULE

VCR Plus+

1

2

3

Other Functions

Return

PLAYLISTS

FLEXIBLE RECORDING

DV AUTO RECORDING

SETUP

DISC MANAGEMENT

ENTER

Playback

Schedule

FLEXIBLE RECORDING

Start

Cancel

Record in FR mode.

Set recording time

1 Hour 23 Min.

Maximum rec. time

1 Hour 23 Min.

Rec. 1:22

DVD-RAM

Remaining 
time

DVD

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