Panasonic DMR-ES40V Operating Instruction

Convenient functions

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Convenient functions

The unit automatically records special index signals on the tape 
every time a recording is started. The index search function makes 
use of these index signals to let you find the beginning of a desired 
program quickly and easily.

Preparation
≥Insert a recorded video cassette.

While stopped or during normal play

Press [

: ] or [ 9].

≥Each press increases the number of skips.

∫ To cancel the index search

Press [

∫, STOP].

Note
≥Up to 20 index signals can be searched for in both directions.
≥If you press either one of the buttons too much, you can control the 

number of skips by pressing the opposite button.

≥The figure on the display decreases by 1 each time an index signal 

is located.

≥This feature may not work correctly if the index signals are too 

close together. Make recordings of at least 5 minutes.

[1]

While stopped

Press [FUNCTIONS].

[2]

Select “Other 
Functions” with [

3, 4] 

and press [ENTER].

[3]

Select “SETUP” and 
press [ENTER].

[4]

Select “VHS” with [

3, 

4] and press [2, 1].

[5]

Select an item to be 
changed with [

3, 4] 

and press [ENTER].

[6]

Select an option with 
[

3, 4] and press [ENTER].

∫To return to the previous screen

Press [RETURN]. Even if you have changed an option, the change is
not activated until you press [ENTER].

∫To exit the screen

Press [RETURN] several times.

For your reference
≥The settings remain intact even if you switch the unit to standby.

This description shows the initial settings for the unit. For 
details on menu operation (

l above).

≥ Underlined items are the factory default settings.

∫VHS
TAPE SELECT

Set the length of tape you are using so the unit can show the correct 
remaining time.

[T120]

[T160]

[T180]

[T120]:

T30, T60, T90 and T120 tapes

[T160]:

T140 and T160 tapes

[T180]:

T180 tapes

JET SEARCH 

(

l 47)

Set the speed for JET SEARCH when playing EP and VP tapes.
≥It is possible to view the picture recorded in EP or VP mode at 

approx. 27 or 35 times speed.

[

k27] [k35]

--------

≥Select [k27] if the picture is poor at [k35].

Preparation
≥Select the unit viewing channel on the TV.
≥Press [VHS].

VHS Index Search System (VISS)

∫ Index signals are recorded in the following cases.

≥When a recording is started by pressing [¥, REC].
≥When scheduled recording is started.

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

INDEX

REC

TOP MENU

VHS

RESET

VHS

FUNCTIONS

AUDIO

STATUS

3, 4, 2, 1

ENTER

:, 9

µ

STATUS

AUDIO

RETURN

RETURN

C

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VHS cassette

Changing the unit’s settings

1 Summary of settings

FUNCTIONS

VHS

VHS

Write Protection  Off

SCHEDULE

VCR Plus+

1

2

3

Other Functions

Return

SETUP

ENTER

Playback

Schedule

TAPE SELECT

Channel

Setup

Disc

Video
Audio

Display

TV Screen

VHS

JET SEARCH

T120

k35

SETUP

VHS

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