Panasonic DMR-ES40V Operating Instruction

Getting started

Getting started

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VQT0R73

Getting started

Warning and Important Information ..................................................2
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS..........................................3
Precautions for installation................................................................3
About descriptions in these operating instructions ...........................3
Useful features..................................................................................3
Contents ...........................................................................................4
Concerning discs ..............................................................................6

≥Discs you can use for recording and play 

[12 cm (5

z)/8 cm (3z)]..................................................................6

≥Play-only discs [12 cm (5z)/8 cm (3z)].........................................7
≥Discs that cannot be played .......................................................7
≥Concerning logo marks ..............................................................7
≥Disc handling..............................................................................8
≥Inserting discs ............................................................................8

Maintenance .....................................................................................8
Using DVD-R, DVD-RW and +R on this unit ....................................9
Accessories ......................................................................................9
Remote control ...............................................................................10

≥Batteries and remote control ....................................................10

Main unit .........................................................................................11

≥The unit’s display......................................................................11

STEP 1 Connection .......................................................................12

≥Connecting a TV and VCR .......................................................12
≥Connecting a cable TV box/satellite receiver ...........................13
≥If the antenna connector does not match .................................13

- Other antenna connections to the unit ...................................13
- Other antenna connections from the unit to the TV ...............13

≥DVD output and DVD/VHS output ............................................14
≥Connecting an amplifier or system component ........................14

- To enjoy multi-channel surround sound on DVD-Video 

(digital connection).................................................................14

- Connection to a stereo amplifier (analog connection)............14

≥To enjoy even higher fidelity.....................................................14

- Connection to the S-VIDEO IN terminal.................................14
- Connection to the COMPONENT VIDEO IN terminals ..........14

STEP 2 Plug-in Auto Tuning ..........................................................15

≥If Plug-in Auto Tuning fails .......................................................16
≥Adding and deleting channels ..................................................16

STEP 3 Channel settings...............................................................16

≥Guide channel settings for VCR Plusi system........................16
≥Channel captions......................................................................17

- Preset Channel Captions .......................................................17
- Manual Channel Captions......................................................17

STEP 4 Set up to match your TV and remote control ....................18

≥When other Panasonic products respond to 

this remote control....................................................................18

≥TV operation.............................................................................18
≥Selecting TV type .....................................................................19
≥Removing Interference .............................................................19

DVD

Playback

Playing discs...................................................................................20

≥To stop play..............................................................................20
≥To pause play...........................................................................20
≥When a menu screen appears on the TV.................................20

Quick View (Play 

t1.3) ..................................................................20

Fast forward and rewind — SEARCH.............................................20
Skipping ..........................................................................................20
Slow-motion play ............................................................................20
Frame-by-frame viewing .................................................................21
Direct play.......................................................................................21
Erasing a title that is being played ..................................................21
CM Skip ..........................................................................................21
Create chapters ..............................................................................21
Displaying the TV image as a picture-in-picture/

Selecting an amount of time to skip — Time Slip.........................21

Changing audio during play ............................................................21
Playing discs which contain both MP3 and still pictures .................22
Using menus to play MP3 discs......................................................22

≥Using the tree screen to find a group .......................................23

To show the JPEG Menu ................................................................23

- Playing a still picture ..............................................................23
- Start Slide Show/Slide Interval...............................................23
- To select the still pictures in another folder............................23

Recording

Recording TV programs ................................................................. 24

≥Recording procedures.............................................................. 24
≥Recording modes and approximate recording times ............... 24

Selecting audio to record ............................................................... 25
Specifying the time when recording will stop.................................. 25
Watching the TV while recording.................................................... 25
Flexible Recording mode (FR) ....................................................... 25
Playing while you are recording ..................................................... 26

≥Chasing play ............................................................................ 26
≥Simultaneous recording and play............................................. 26
≥TIME SLIP................................................................................ 26
≥Playing VHS while recording.................................................... 26
≥DV automatic recording (DV AUTO RECORDING) ................. 27

Cautions for using scheduled recording on DVD ........................... 28
Scheduled Recording ..................................................................... 28

≥Using VCR Plus_ system........................................................ 28
≥Manual programming ............................................................... 29

Check, change or delete programs ................................................ 29

Editing

DISC MANAGEMENT .................................................................... 30

- Disc Name ............................................................................. 30
- Disc Protection ...................................................................... 30
- Erase All Titles ...................................................................... 30
- Format Disc ........................................................................... 31
- Playback will start with:.......................................................... 31
- Finalize .................................................................................. 31

Entering text ................................................................................... 32
Using the Direct Navigator ............................................................. 33

≥Selecting recorded titles to play ............................................... 33
≥Editing titles with SUB MENU button ....................................... 33

- Erase Title ............................................................................. 33
- Properties .............................................................................. 33
- Edit Title ................................................................................ 34
- View Chapters ....................................................................... 35

Playing playlists.............................................................................. 36

≥Other functions for playlists...................................................... 37

- Properties .............................................................................. 37
- View Chapters ....................................................................... 37

Convenient functions

Using DISPLAY menus .................................................................. 38

≥Common procedures ............................................................... 38

- Disc menu ............................................................................. 38
- Play menu ............................................................................. 39
- Video menu ........................................................................... 39
- Audio menu ........................................................................... 39
- Other menu ........................................................................... 39

Changing the unit’s settings ........................................................... 40
Entering a password (Ratings) ....................................................... 40
Summary of settings....................................................................... 41
Clock Settings ................................................................................ 44

- Set Clock Automatically......................................................... 44
- Adjust Time Zone .................................................................. 44
- Set Clock Manually................................................................ 44

FUNCTIONS window ..................................................................... 45
Status displays ............................................................................... 45

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