Panasonic DMR-ES40V Operating Instruction

Recording

Recording

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VQT0R73

∫ Scheduled recording automatically starts at the set 

time.

≥Scheduled recording can be started only when the unit is turned off. 

About 1 minute before the scheduled recording starts, the unit 
switches on. When it finishes, the unit switches back off. If another 
program is also being played back, the unit does not switch back 
off.

∫ Scheduled recording cannot be activated on both DVD 

and VHS at the same time.

Make sure the scheduled recording start times do not overlap on 
both DVD (

l 29) and VHS (l 51) Scheduled Recording screens.

 When the scheduled recording settings overlap:
≥When the start time of both scheduled recordings is the same, the 

scheduled recording of the last one set has priority. 

You can enter up to 16 programs a month in advance.

Preparation
≥Select the unit viewing channel (e.g. AV input) on the TV.
≥Check that the clock is set to the correct time. If it has not been set, 

set it (

l 44).

≥Insert a video cassette with an intact accidental erasure prevention 

tab. (

l 46)

≥Press [VHS].

Entering the PlusCode

®

 numbers is an easy way of scheduled 

recording. You can find these codes in TV listings in newspapers and 
magazines. 
≥When connecting a cable TV box or satellite receiver, the VCR 

Plus

i system does not work. Program the scheduled recording 

manually (

l 51). 

[1]

Press [VCR Plus

_].

[2]

Press the numbered buttons to enter the 
PlusCode number.

≥Press [2] to move back to correct a digit. 

[3]

Press [ENTER].

≥ Confirm the program and correct it if necessary using [3, 4, 

2, 1]. (“Manual programming” 

l 51, step 2)

≥“Invalid Entry” is displayed when you enter the wrong PlusCode 

number. Reenter the PlusCode number. 

[4]

If the program is correct

Press [ENTER].

≥Make sure that the scheduled recording has been programmed 

correctly on the SCHEDULED LIST screen (

l 51).

≥Repeat steps 1–4 to program other recordings.

[5]

Press [SCHEDULE].

≥The message “Turn recorder off for Scheduled Recording.” is 

shown on the TV.

[6]

Press [

Í, DVD/VHS POWER].

≥Scheduled recording can be started only when the unit is 

turned off.

≥The unit turns off and “

” lights on the unit’s display to indicate 

scheduled recording standby has been activated.

∫To release the unit from scheduled recording standby

Press [

Í, DVD/VHS POWER].

The unit turns on and “

” goes out.

≥Be sure to press [Í, DVD/VHS POWER] to return the unit to 

standby mode before the scheduled recording time. Scheduled 

recording will work only if “

” is displayed.

∫To stop recording while a program is working

[1]

Press [VHS]

[2]

Press [

∫, STOP], then [ENTER] within 5 seconds.

≥You can also press and hold [∫] on the main unit for 3 or more 

seconds to stop recording.

Note
Refer to Note in Manual programming (

l 51).

Cautions for using scheduled recording 
on VHS

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+

COPYING

VHS

DVD

CREATE

CHAPTER VCR/TV

 JET REW

SCHEDULE

REC MODE

VHS

VCR Plus+

RESET

VHS

VCR Plus

i

SCHEDULE

REC MODE

3, 4, 2, 1

ENTER

Í

DVD/VHS POWER 

Numbered

buttons

Scheduled Recording

∫  Using VCR Plus_ system

VCR Plus+

Remaining Recording Time

VHS   1:43  SP

DVD   1:43  SP

11/15  Tue   8:34  PM

Press ENTER to store new schedule

SCHEDULED
RECORDING

Remaining Recording Time

VHS   1:43  SP

DVD   1:43  SP

11/15  Tue   8:34  PM

39

11/29  Tue

10:00  PM

11:00  PM

VHS

Title Name

SP

Channel

Date

On

Off

Drive

Mode

VHS

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