Panasonic DMR-ES40V Operating Instruction

Getting started

Getting started

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° You cannot consecutively record or play both sides.
≥We recommend using Panasonic discs. We recommend using DVD-RAM discs with cartridges to protect them from scratches and dirt.
≥Discs from other manufactures may not be recorded or played due to the condition of the recording.
≥You may not be able to record to DVD-R, DVD-RW and +R discs on this unit or play them due to the condition of the recording.
≥You cannot record programs that allow “One time only recording” to CPRM compatible DVD-R and DVD-RW on this unit. You can record 

other programs as DVD-Video format.

≥You can use high speed recording compatible discs on this unit.

Concerning discs

∫  Discs you can use for recording and play [12 cm (5z)/8 cm (3z)]

Disc type

DVD-RAM
≥4.7 GB/9.4 GB, 12 cm 

(5

z)

≥2.8 GB, 8 cm (3z)

DVD-R 
(DVD-Video format)
≥4.7 GB, 12 cm (5z)
≥1.4 GB, 8 cm (3z)

DVD-RW 
(DVD-Video format)
≥4.7 GB, 12 cm (5z)
≥1.4 GB, 8 cm (3z) 

rR
≥4.7 GB, 12 cm (5z)

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Indicated in these 
instructions with

[RAM]

[-R] before finalization

[-RW‹V›] before finalization [+R] before finalization

[DVD-V] after finalization

[DVD-V] after finalization

[DVD-V] after finalization

Main use

Re-writable discs

One time recording discs 
(recordable until the disc 
is full)

Re-writable discs

One time recording discs 
(recordable until the disc 
is full)

Maximum recording time

Approx. 8 hours 
(Approx. 16 hours on a 
double-sided disc

°)

Approx. 8 hours

Approx. 8 hours

Approx. 8 hours

Play on other player

Only on DVD-RAM 
compatible players. It is 
not necessary to finalize 
the disc. (

l 58)

Only after finalizing the 
disc. (

l 31, 58)

Only after finalizing the 
disc. (

l 31, 58)

Only after finalizing the 
disc. (

l 31, 58)

What you can do on this unit
(

Y: Possible, t: Impossible)

Chasing playback

Y

t

t

t

Recording broadcasts that 
allow one copy


(CPRM (

l 58) 

compatible discs only)

t

t

t

Recording both Main and 
SAP of MTS broadcast

Y


Only one is recorded. 
(

l 42, Select MTS)


Only one is recorded. 
(

l 42, Select MTS)


Only one is recorded. 
(

l 42, Select MTS)

Recording 16:9 aspect 
picture

Y


(The picture is recorded in 
4:3 aspect.) 


(The picture is recorded in 
4:3 aspect.) 


(The picture is recorded in 
4:3 aspect.) 

Entering text

Y

Y

Y

Y

Erasing titles

Y


(Available space does not 
increase after erasing.) 


(Disc space increases 
only when the last 
recorded title is erased.) 


(Available space does not 
increase after erasing.) 

∫ DVD Video Recording format

This is a recording method which allows you to record and edit TV 
broadcasts and so on. 
≥Digital broadcasts that allow “One time only recording” can be 

recorded to a CPRM compatible disc. You can record to CPRM 
compatible DVD-RAM on this unit. 

≥Play is only possible on a compatible DVD player.
Use a DVD-RAM to record in DVD Video Recording format.

∫DVD-Video format

This recording method is the same as commercially available 
DVD-Video. 
≥Digital broadcasts that allow “One time only recording” cannot 

be recorded. 

≥These can be played on a DVD player. However programs 

recorded on this unit must be finalized to be played on other 
DVD players.

Use a DVD-R or DVD-RW to record in DVD-Video format.

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