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Connecting a Camcorder

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Option 1: Using DV IN jack

Use this connection if you have a Digital Video or Digital 8 camcorder. The DV jack conforms to the i.LINK standard. It provides the best picture quality.

  1. Use an i.LINK 4-pin cable (not supplied) to connect the DV IN jack on the DVD recorder to the appropriate DV OUT jack on the camcorder.

 

Option 2: Using the VIDEO In jack

  1. Use the CAM1 connection if your camcorder has only a single video output (Composite Video, CVBS)

  2. Use a video cable (yellow plug – not supplied). Connect the CAM1 jack on the front panel of the recorder to the corresponding Video output jack on the camcorder.

  3. Use an audio cable (red/white plugs) to connect the AUDIO L/R jacks on the front panel of the recorder to the audio output jacks on the camcorder. 

Option 3: Using the S-VIDEO In jack

  1. Use the S-VIDEO connection if you have a Hi8 or S-VHS(C) camcorder. It provides good picture quality.

  2. Use an S-Video cable (not supplied). Connect the CAM2 jack on the front panel of the recorder to the corresponding S-VHS output jack on the camcorder.

  3. Use an audio cable (red/white plugs) to connect the AUDIO INPUT L/R jacks on the recorder to the audio output jacks on the camcorder.

 

Record from an external device

  1. Turn on the TV to the correct program number for the recorder (e.g. ‘EXT’, ‘0’, ‘AV’).

  2. Press STANDBY-ON to turn on the recorder. If no TV program appears on the screen, press TUNER on the remote
    control.

  3. Press SOURCE repeatedly to select the correct input channel that matches the connected jack on the recorder.

    • { CAM1 } - Input source from the device connected to the CAM1(VIDEO) and AUDIO L/R jacks on the front panel.

    • { CAM2 } - Input source from the device connected to the CAM2 (S-VIDEO) and AUDIO L/R jacks on the front panel.

    • { EXT 1 } - Input source from the device connected to the VIDEO (CVBS) EXT1 and AUDIO L/R jacks on the back panel.

    • { EXT 2 } - Input source from the device connected to the S-VIDEO (Y/C) EXT2 and AUDIO L/R jacks on the back panel.

  4. Press REC to start recording.

  5. To stop the recording, press STOP .

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