Automatic generation of programs and play lists is possible for using
the “DV AUTO REC” function when connecting DV equipment (e.g.,
Digital Video Camcorders) to the DV input terminal on the front of
the unit with the DV cable. Recordings from DV camcorders can be
recorded to DVD-RAM and DVD-R media, however the “DV AUTO
REC” function cannot be used with DVD-R.
1. Turn off the main unit and DV equipment, then connect the
equipment with the unit’s DV input terminals. (➜page 52)
2. Turn on the main unit and DV equipment.
3. Pause play of the DV equipment at the point you want recording
1 While stopped
Press [REC MODE] to select the
recording mode (XP, SP, LP or EP).
2 Press [FUNCTIONS].
The FUNCTIONS window appears (➜page 42).
3 Press [3, 4, 2, 1] to select “DV
AUTO REC” and then [ENTER].
DV AUTO REC screen appears.
(The DV equipment pauses automatically if it
4 Press [2, 1] to select
“Rec” and then [ENTER].
When recording finishes
The confirmation screen appears. Press [ENTER] to finish DV auto
To stop recording
≥Select the type of audio recording from the Audio menu’s “Select
Audio CH for DV input” settings (➜page 45).
≥When “Cannot detect DV connection” is displayed or there is a
recording problem confirm the connections, DV equipment settings
and reset the power.
If that does not work follow the instructions for “Recording from a
video cassette recorder” (➜left).
≥It is not possible to carry out Chasing play or Simultaneous rec
and play of the program that are being recorded.
≥The DV equipment name may not be shown correctly.
≥You cannot start recording until the images from the DV equipment
appear on the television.
≥Do not operate the DV equipment during recording, as this will
cause recording to stop.
≥Recording may not be performed as desired if the time codes on
the tape in the DV equipment are not successive.
≥During copying, a marker is automatically assigned to points in the
original recording where recording was stopped or paused.
≥The date and time information on the tape of the DV equipment
will not be recorded.
≥Depending on the equipment, the DV Automatic Recording may
not operate properly.