Instruction/ maintenance manual of the product DMR-BS850 Panasonic
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until 2010/02/15 Dear customer Thank you for purchasing this product. For optimum performan ce and safety , pl ease read these instructions carefully . Before connecting, operating or adj usting this produ ct, please read the instructions completely .
2 RQT9434 Characteristics of this unit Getting started Getting started Record with High Definition EPG It is possible to record in high definition qualit y when the broadcast is high definition. > 7 Timer re cording is made easier because the TV Guide allows you to see prog ramme information.
3 RQT9434 Getting started Included accessories ∫ The remote control information Batteries ≥ Insert so the poles ( i and j ) match those in the remote control. ≥ Use alkaline or manganese batteries. ≥ Do not mix old and new batteries. ≥ Do not use different types at the same time.
4 RQT9434 T able of content s Getting started Getting started Characteristics of this unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Included accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Quick St art Guide HDD and disc information .
5 RQT9434 Reference Convenient functions Music Still pictures Wit h O t he r Equipment Getting started Quick S tart Guide Basic operations Recording Playing back Editing Copying Still pictures St ill pictures Playing still pi ctures . . . . . . . . . .
6 RQT9434 HDD and disc information Quick S tart Guide This unit can record or copy to the following HD D or discs. The Blu-ray Disc (BD-RE and BD-R) has a lot more recording capacity compared with the DVD. When you compare the Blu-ray Disc (single-side dual-layer 50 GB) with the DVD-R (4.
7 RQT9434 Quick S tart Guide This unit will record the high definition quality programmes § 1 of the digital broadcast onto the HDD with high quality image and audio as it was broadcasted. Perform the copy using an appr opr iate disc and recording mode for your purpose .
8 RQT9434 HDD and disc informati on ( ≤ : Possible, –: Impossible) ≥ Recording modes that can be selected differ depending on the reco rding methods.
9 RQT9434 Quick S tart Guide ≥ Recording modes that can be selected differ depending on the reco rding methods. For details, please refer to the respective ope rating. [Note] ≥ Discs recorded on equipment other th an this unit may not be used for recording on this unit.
10 RQT9434 HDD and disc informati on § Close the session after recording. Play may be impossi ble on some discs due to the condition of the recor din g. ≥ The producer of the disc can control ho w discs are played. So yo u may n ot alw ays be able to cont rol play as described in these operating instructions.
11 RQT9434 Quick S tart Guide USB memory and card information USB memories can only be used for play back or copy to HDD or discs. ≥ Despite meeting the conditions mentio ned above, there ma y be USB memories that cannot be used for this unit. [Note] ≥ This unit’s USB port does not support bus-powered USB device.
12 RQT9434 Control reference guide Instructions for operations are gener ally described using the remote control. 1 T urn th e unit on or off ( > 18) 2 Select drive (HDD, BD or SD) ( > 21) Drive changes each time yo u press [DRIVE SELECT]. 3 Select channels and title numbers, etc.
13 RQT9434 Quick S tart Guide 1 SD card slot indicator This indicator lights up when an SD card is inserted. 2 Linked timer recordings with external equipment indicator 3 Copying indicator 4 Disc indicator This indicator lights up when a disc is inserted.
14 RQT9434 HDD (Hard disk driv e) handling care The HDD is a high precision recording inst rument and because of its long recording capability and high speed operation it is a very special device that is easily susceptible to damage. As a basic rule, save important content to a disc as backup.
15 RQT9434 Quick S tart Guide Media handling (Dis c/USB memory/SD card) 1 Press [ < OPEN/CLOSE] to open the tray . 2 Press [ < OPEN/CLOSE] to close the tray . ≥ [RAM] It is not possible to record or play continuously from one side of a double sided disc to the other .
16 RQT9434 STEP 1 Inserting the CAM (Conditiona l Access Module) and Smart Card Y ou need a Condit ional Access Module together with a valid Smar t Card and a subscription with the corresponding broadcaste r . 1 Insert the certified Smart Card into the comme r cially available CAM (C onditional Access Module).
17 RQT9434 Quick S tart Guide STEP 2 Connection ≥ Before connection, t urn off all equipment and read the appropriate operating inst ru ctions. ≥ Refer to “Additional conn ections” ( > 100) for connection using other terminals and connectio n with other equipment.
18 RQT9434 STEP 3 Channel reception settings and TV aspect settings 1 T urn on the television and select the appropriate A V input to suit the connections to this unit. 2 Press [ Í ] to turn the unit on. Language setting screen appears on the television.
19 RQT9434 Quick S tart Guide 9 Press [ 3 , 4 ] to select the TV aspect and press [OK]. To s t o p p a r t w a y Press [RETURN ]. 1 Press [FUNCTION MENU]. 2 Press [ 3 , 4 ] to select “Other s” and press [OK]. 3 Press [ 3 , 4 ] to select “Setup” and press [OK].
20 RQT9434 W atching digit al broadcast s Basic operations Refer to “Advanced watching digita l broadcasts” ( > 27). This unit has the tuner which allows it to directly receive and record digital satellite channels. 1 T urn on the television and select the appropriate A V input to suit the connections to this unit.
21 RQT9434 Basic operations Playing BD-Vi deo or DVD-Video/Playing recor ded video content s Refer to “Advanced playback” ( > 39) fo r detail information. Prep a ration ≥ T urn on the television and select the appropriate video input to suit the connections to this unit.
22 RQT9434 Recording television programmes [HDD] Refer to “Advanced recording” ( > 29–32) for det ail information. Prep a ration ≥ T urn on the television and select the appropriate video input to suit the connections to this unit. ≥ T urn on this unit.
23 RQT9434 Basic operations Timer recording [HDD] TV Guide system provides programme information only from the digital broadcasts station displa yed on the television like a TV programme magazine. Selection of channel is made easy by creating a Favourite of the channels you watch often.
24 RQT9434 Timer recording ∫ T o cancel a timer recording on the TV Guide screen 1 Press [ 3 , 4 , 2 , 1 ] to select the programme in the TV Guide and press [OK]. 2 Press [ 2 , 1 ] to select “Y es” and press [OK]. (“ F ” in the TV Guide disappears.
25 RQT9434 Basic operations Deleting titles [HDD] [BD-RE] [BD-R] [RAM] [-R] [-R]DL] [-RW‹V›] [+R] [ +R]DL] [+RW] (Y ou cannot delete items on finalised discs.) ≥ A title cannot be restored o nce it is deleted. Make certain before proceeding. ≥ T i tle that is currently recording cannot be deleted.
26 RQT9434 Copying titles [HDD] > [BD-RE] [BD-R] [RAM] [-R] [-R]DL] [-RW‹V›] [+ R] [+R]DL] [+RW] (Y ou cannot copy to finalised discs.) ≥ About copyright protected titles ( > 31, 53) 1 Insert a disc. 2 Press [ 3 , 4 ] to select “Copy” and press [OK].
27 RQT9434 Basic operations Advanced watching digit al broadcast s There are various services in cluded in the digital broadcasts depending on the programme. Y ou can confirm or set these services with the following operations. While stopped Press [ST A TUS ].
28 RQT9434 Advanced watching digit al broadcast s When a programme of a digital broadcast includes audio signals, subtitle and sub channel, you can us e the following operations to select signals. 1 Press [OPTION]. 2 Press [ 3 , 4 ] to select the “Multi Audio”, “Sub Channel” or “Subtitle Language” and press [OK].
29 RQT9434 Recording Advanced recording Tit le Recording Recording modes that can be selected differ depending on the record ing methods and discs. ∫ Maximum number of titles that can be record ed [HDD] : 999 titles (When continuously recording for long dur ations, titles ar e automatically divided every 8 hours.
30 RQT9434 Advanced re cording ∫ Recording modes and approximate reco rding times Depending on the content being recorded, the recording times may become shorte r than indicated. (The times provided on this chart a re an estimate.) § 1 Recording time of DR mode may vary depending on bit rate of broa dcasting.
31 RQT9434 Recording Possible combination f or 2 programmes simultaneous recording T o perform 2 programmes simultaneous recor ding, 1 programme out of th e 2 nee ds to be recorded to the HDD in “DR” mode. During the recording of an encrypte d broadcast, you cannot view or record another encrypted broad cast.
32 RQT9434 Advanced re cording Import ant notes for recording 16:9 image such as wide broadcasting ≥ When the “R ec for High S peed Copy” o f the Setup menu is “On” – Record from external equipment.
33 RQT9434 Recording Chasing playback Playback from the beginning of the titl e in the HDD, while the title is being recorded to the HDD. Simultaneous rec and play Playback the previously recorded title while recording onto the HDD or timer recording onto the disc.
34 RQT9434 Advanced re cording § This function can only be used when two satellite cables are connected to the unit ( > 17) and “Two cables ( Sam e signal )” has been selected in Auto Setup ( > 18, 87). Operation during Recording Check the recording programme Press [ST A TUS ].
35 RQT9434 Recording Advanced timer recording T imer recording of the broadcast Recording disc: [HDD] Recording mode: DR T imer recording from the external equipment connected to A V1, A V2 or A V3 Recording disc: [HDD] Recording mode: XP , SP , LP , EP , F R Selection of channel is made easy by creating a Favourite of the channels you watch often.
36 RQT9434 Advanced timer recording Even when the unit is turned off, y ou can display the timer recording list by pressing [PROG/CHECK]. 1 Press [PROG/CHECK]. 2 Press [ 3 , 4 ] to select the programme and press the “Red” button. ≥ The timer icon “ F ” ( > 37) will change from red to grey .
37 RQT9434 Recording Even when the unit is turned off, y ou can display the timer recording list by pressing [PROG/CHECK]. Press [PROG/CHECK]. Icons ∫ T o change a programme Press [ 3 , 4 ] to select the programme an d press [OK]. ( > 35, step 3) ∫ T o delete a programme Press [ 3 , 4 ] to select the programme an d press [DEL].
38 RQT9434 Advanced timer recording Press [GUIDE] to switch between Lan dscape view and Portrait view . This function lets you display a TV Guide list sorted by programme type (e.g. Movie, S port) or C ategory (e.g. TV , Radio) . 1 From the desi red programme type Press the “Y ellow” button to display the list of pr ogramme type.
39 RQT9434 Playing back Advanced playback Playing back [Note] ≥ When playing back a title recorded on the HDD, BD-RE or BD- R, ensure that you match the “T V System” setting to the recorded tit le ( > 93).
40 RQT9434 Advanced play back [HDD] [BD-RE] [BD-R] [BD-V] [RAM] [-RW‹VR›] [DVD-V] [AVCHD] DivX Press [AUDIO]. It will switch depending on the cont ents recorded every time it is pressed. e.g., [HDD] “Audio LR, deu” is selected. [BD-V] [DVD-V] [AVCHD] Y ou can change the audio channel number each time you press the button.
41 RQT9434 Playing back Selecting recorded programmes (titles) to play—DIRECT NA VIGA TOR Y ou can quickly find the recorded titl es and easily play them by using DIRECT NA VIGA TOR screen. Press [DIRECT NA V IGA TOR]. e.g., [HDD] § 1 Label will only display “All” w hen using media other than HDD.
42 RQT9434 Selecting recorded progr ammes (t itles) to play—DIRECT NA VIGA TOR Genre displayed in the Genre Label can be changed. 1 Press [ 2 , 1 ] to select the Genre Label (Movie, News, Sport s, etc.) and press [OPTION]. 2 Press [ 3 , 4 ] to select “Genre Label Sett ing” and press [OK].
43 RQT9434 Playing back Playback of the High Definition Video (A VCHD) [AVCHD] Only A VCHD recorded or edited on a Panasonic’s video camera will be recognised. An SD card or disc that contains A VCHD recorded on devices other than a Panasonic’s video camera may not be recognised.
44 RQT9434 Playing DivX ® [-R] [-R]DL] [CD] [USB] Y ou can play DivX video contents recorded with a computer onto DVD-R, DVD-R DL, CD-R/CD-RW and USB memory . 1 Insert a disc or USB memory . [-R] [-R]DL] [CD] e.g., [CD] ≥ It will go to step 3 automatically if only DivX is recorded on the disc.
45 RQT9434 Playing back Display the unit’s registration code. ( > 95, “DivX Registration”) ≥ After playing DivX VOD content for the first time, another registration code is then display ed in “D ivX Registration”. Do not use this registration code to pur chase DivX VOD content.
46 RQT9434 T o enjoy the BD V ideo which support s BONUSVIEW or BD-Live [BD-V] What is BONUSVIEW? BONUSVIEW allows you to enjoy functions such as picture-in picture or secondary audio etc., with BD-Video supporting BD-ROM Profile 1 version 1.1/Final St andard Profile.
47 RQT9434 Playing back T o enjoy High Bit Rate Audio and V ideo This unit can decode High Bit Ra te Audio (Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby T rueHD, DTS-HD High Resolution Audio and DTS-HD Master Audi o) adopted in BD-Video. T o enjoy 7.1ch surround sound, the followi ng conditions are necessary (Par t shown in the shaded area of table given below).
48 RQT9434 Editing titles Editing [HDD] [BD-RE] [RAM] [BD-R] [-R] [-R]DL] [-RW ‹V›] [+R] [+R]DL] (Y ou cannot edit finalised discs.) [+RW] [-RW‹VR›] Only “Properties” is possible. Editing of the title can be performe d with this unit. For example, an unrequired part of the title can b e deleted.
49 RQT9434 Editing After performing steps 1–4 ( > 48) § Multiple editing is possible. Title operations Delete T itle § [HDD] [BD-RE] [BD-R] [RAM] [-R] [-R]DL] [-RW‹V›] [+R] [+R]DL] [+RW] Press [ 2 , 1 ] to select “Delete” and press [OK].
50 RQT9434 Editing titles After performing steps 1–4 ( > 48) Title operations DR File Conversion [HDD] (Converting the recording mode) DR File Conversion is a function to convert the recording mode of the title in DR mode. The size of the c onverted title will be small regularly .
51 RQT9434 Editing Create/Playback/Edi t of the Chapter [HDD] [BD-RE] [BD-R] [RAM] [-R] [-R]DL] [-RW‹V›] [-RW‹VR›] [+R] [+R]DL] [+RW] Only playback of chapter is possible. ≥ The maximum number of chapters on a disc: (Depends on the state of recor ding.
52 RQT9434 Copying titles Copying There are following copying methods. ∫ Copy directio n [Note] ≥ Almost all DVD-Video on sale have been treated to prevent illegal c opying. Any software that has been treated so , cannot be copied using this unit.
53 RQT9434 Copying ∫ Copy speed ( ≤ : Possible, –: Impossible) § 1 Position of the chapter might shift slightly . It will not maintain the exceeded amount if it exceeds the maximum chapter numbers on a disc. – [BD-RE] [BD-R] [RAM] [-R] [-R]DL] [-RW‹V›] : Approx.
54 RQT9434 Copying titles ∫ Frequently aske d questions When is high speed copy not possible? It w ill copy at no rmal speed in following cases: ≥ Copying XP , SP , LP , EP , or FR mode title to B.
55 RQT9434 Copying Copy the playing title on the HDD to the disc. ≥ It will start copying from the beginning of the title regardless of the playing position. [HDD] > [BD-RE] [BD-R] [RAM] [-R] [-R] DL ] [-RW‹V›] [+R] [+R]DL] [+RW] 1 Playback the title to copy .
56 RQT9434 Copying titles Y ou can order titles as des ired for copy to disc. [HDD] ,-. [BD-RE] [BD-R] [RAM] [+ RW] [-RW‹VR›] > [HDD] [HDD] > [-R] [-R]DL] [-RW‹V›] [+R] [+R]DL] When copy.
57 RQT9434 Copying Copying list indicators ∫ T o check the properties of a title and so rt Copying list After performing step 5– 2 ( > 56) 1P r e s s [ 3 , 4 ] to select the title and pr ess [OPTION]. 2P r e s s [ 3 , 4 ] to select “Propertie s” or “Sort” and press [OK] .
58 RQT9434 Copying titles [DVD-V] > [HDD] Y ou can copy the conten t of fina lised DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD- RW (DVD-Video format), +R, and +R DL to the HDD and re-edit. While playing a disc, the content bei ng playe d is copied to the HDD according to the set time.
59 RQT9434 With Oth er Equipment Recording broadcast s fr om external equipment With Other Equipment Recording disc: [HDD] Recording mode: XP , SP , LP , EP Prep a ration ≥ Connect a Set T op Box to this unit’s input terminals ( > 101).
60 RQT9434 Copying from a video e quipmen t (video cassette recorder , etc.) e.g., Connecting to the A V3 or DV input terminals on the f ront ≥ T urn off the unit and other video equipment before connecting. § Connect to terminals of the same colour .
61 RQT9434 With Oth er Equipment Recording disc: [HDD] [BD-RE] [BD-R] [RAM] [-R] [-RW‹V›] [+R] [+RW] Recording mode: XP , SP , LP , EP Prep a ration 1 T urn of f this unit and DV equipment, then connect the equipment with the unit’s DV input terminal ( > 60).
62 RQT9434 Copy the HD Video (A VCHD format) or the SD Video (MPEG2 format) It is possible to copy the HD video (A VCHD format) recor ded on the Panasonic’s video camera, etc. to the HDD or disc. ∫ From an SD card or Discs 1 Insert a disc or card.
63 RQT9434 With Oth er Equipment It is possible to copy the SD video (MPEG2 format) recor ded on the Pan asonic video camera, etc. to the HDD or disc. ∫ From an SD card 1 Insert a card. ≥ Display items differ depending on what is recorded in the card.
64 RQT9434 Playing still pictures Still pictures Still pictures [HDD] [BD-RE] [RAM] [-R] [-R]DL] [CD] [USB] [SD] ≥ Y ou can play still pictures recor ded with a computer onto a BD-RE, DVD-R, DVD-R DL, CD-R/CD-RW , USB memory and SD card. ≥ Y ou cannot play still pictures while recording or copying.
65 RQT9434 Still pictures § T o switch the “Album” or “Pictures by Date” ( > 64, step 2) Useful functions durin g still picture play St a r t Slideshow Y ou can display still pictur es one by one at a constant interval. 1 Press [ 3 , 4 , 2 , 1 ] to select the album or da te .
66 RQT9434 Editing still pictures [HDD] [BD-RE] [RAM] [SD] ≥ Editing can be done in units of pictures, albums, or dates. ≥ Y ou cannot edit still pictur es recorded on DVD-R, DVD-R DL, CD- R/CD-RW and USB memory . Prep a ration ≥ Press [DRIVE SELECT] to select the drive.
67 RQT9434 Still pictures After performing steps 1–3 ( > 66) § Multiple editing is possible. [Copy to Album, Copy to New Album, Change Date : Only when the pictur e list is displayed] [Note] ≥.
68 RQT9434 Copying still pictures [HDD] [BD-RE] [RAM] [USB] [SD] ≥ Pictures copied from SD card a nd USB memory will be categorised according to the shooting date. Pi ctures without shooting dat e will be categorised using the cre ation date. ≥ The pictures recorded on DVD-R, DVD-R DL, CD-R/CD-RW cannot be copied.
69 RQT9434 Still pictures 3 Set the copy direction. ≥ If you are not going to chang e the copying direction ( > step 4). 1 Press [ 3 , 4 ] to select “Copy Direction” and press [ 1 ]. 2 Press [ 3 , 4 ] to select “Source” and press [OK]. 3 Press [ 3 , 4 ] to select the drive and press [OK].
70 RQT9434 Playing music Music Music [-R] [-R]DL] [CD] [USB] Y ou can play MP3 files r ecorded with a computer onto a DVD-R, DVD-R DL, CD-R/CD-RW and USB memory . ≥ Y ou cannot play MP3 files on t he USB me mory while recording. 1 While stopped Insert a disc or USB memory .
71 RQT9434 Music Copying music to HDD ( > 75) 1 Press [FUNCTION MENU]. 2 Press [ 3 , 4 ] to select “Play Music” and press [OK]. 3 Press [ 3 , 4 ] to select the item and press [OK].
72 RQT9434 Playing music [HDD] [-R] [-R]DL] [CD] [USB] Operations during play Useful functions during music play St o p Press [ ∫ ]. Pause Press [ ; ]. Press [ ; ] again or [ 1 ] (PLA Y) to restart play . Search Press [ 6 ] or [ 5 ]. Press [ 1 ] (PLA Y) to restart play .
73 RQT9434 Music Editing music/playlist [HDD] 1 Press [FUNCTION MENU]. 2 Press [ 3 , 4 ] to select “Play Music” and press [OK]. ≥ When doing “Delete All Tracks”, “Clear My Favourites” or “Clear Frequently Played” ( > go to step 4) 3 Press [ 3 , 4 ] to select item and press [OK].
74 RQT9434 Editing music/playlist [HDD] Y ou can regist er your favourite albums and tracks into 10 preset playlists. ≥ Name of the playlist can be changed. ≥ New playlist cannot be added. ≥ Up to 999 tracks can be regi stered to each playlist. 1 Press [FUNCTION MENU].
75 RQT9434 Music Copying music to HDD Y ou can stor e the two formats of music data in this unit’s HDD. Music CD (CD-DA) When inserting music CDs, this unit makes access to the internal Gracenote ® Database to obtain title information.
76 RQT9434 Linked operations with the TV ( VIERA Link “ HD A VI Contr ol TM ”/ QL i n k ) Others Convenient functions Y ou can enjoy linked operat ions with the TV and receiver by using “HDA VI Control” or Q Link.
77 RQT9434 Convenient functions Easy control only with VIERA remote control If you connect this unit to the TV that has “HDA VI Control 2” or later function with an HDMI cable, you can enjoy using more convenient functions. Y ou can operate this unit using button s on the TV remote control.
78 RQT9434 Enjoying VIERA CAST TM Y ou can access a selection of Internet services from the Home screen with VIERA CAST, for example Y ouT ube, Picasa Web Albums. (Current as of December 2009) Prep a ration ≥ Network connection ( > 103) ≥ Network Settings ( > 94) 1 Press [VIERA CAST].
79 RQT9434 Convenient functions Pause Live TV Y ou can pause the TV programme yo u are watching using this unit’s tuner and resume later by temporarily savin g it on the HDD. This is useful when you have to briefly stop watching TV to run an errand.
80 RQT9434 Entering text [HDD] [BD-RE] [BD-R] [RAM] [-R] [-R]DL] [-RW‹V›] [+R] [ +R]DL] [+RW] [SD] Y ou can give names to r ecorded titles, etc. The maximum number of characters: § T itle name for timer recording [Note] If a name is long, parts of it may not be shown in some screens.
81 RQT9434 Convenient functions Convenient functions to play back and viewing or listening 1 Press [DISPLA Y]. ≥ Depending on the condition of the unit (playing, stopped, etc.) and disc contents, there are some items that you cannot select or change.
82 RQT9434 Convenient f unctions to playb ack and viewing or listenin g This function works only when the ela psed play time is displayed. Select the item for repeat play .
83 RQT9434 Convenient functions S tatus of this unit during recordi ng or playback can be displayed with the following operation. The status message will differ depending on the media or status of this unit. Press [ST A TUS ]. The display changes each time you press the button.
84 RQT9434 Disc and card management [BD-RE] [BD-R] [RAM] [-R] [-R]DL] [-RW‹V›] [+R] [+R]DL] [+RW] [-RW‹VR›] [SD] 1 While stopped Press [FUNCTION MENU].
85 RQT9434 Convenient functions [BD-RE] [BD-R] [RAM] Prep a ration ≥ Release protection ( > 84, Setting the protection) . After performing steps 1–3 ( > 84, Common procedures) 1 Press [ 3 , 4 ] to select “Delete all titles” and press [OK].
86 RQT9434 Disc and card management [-R] [-R]DL] [-RW‹V›] [+R] [+R]DL] [+RW] The background selected here will be displayed as the DVD-Video top menu after finalising or Create T op Menu ( [+RW] ). After performing steps 1–3 ( > 84 , C o mm on procedures) 1 Press [ 3 , 4 ] to select “T op Menu” and press [OK].
87 RQT9434 Convenient functions Changing the unit’ s settings Y ou can cha nge the unit’s settings using Setup menu. ≥ The settings remain intact even if you switch the unit to standby . 1 While stopped Press [FUNCTION MENU]. 2 Press [ 3 , 4 ] to select “Others” and press [OK].
88 RQT9434 Changing the unit’ s settings ∫ Manual T uning Y ou can add each new channels manually that the Auto Setup could not complete successfully . 1 Press [ 3 , 4 ] to select the channel you want to set. T ransponder Fre quency Enter value with numbered buttons.
89 RQT9434 Convenient functions ∫ Preferred Language (All factory default settings ar e indica ted with underlined text.) 1 Press [ 3 , 4 ] to select the item.
90 RQT9434 Changing the unit’ s settings (All factory default settings are indicated with unde rlined text.) Settings for Recording ≥ Press [OK] to show the following settings. Recording time in EP mode Select the maximum number of hours for recording in EP mode ( > 30, Recording modes and approximate recording times).
91 RQT9434 Convenient functions (All factory default settings ar e indica ted with underlined text.) § 1 The default setting is “PCM”. § 2 The default setting is “Bitstream”. Sound Dynamic Range Compression [BD-V] [DVD-V] Change the dynamic range for late night viewing.
92 RQT9434 Changing the unit’ s settings (All factory default settings ar e indicat ed with underlined text.) (All factory default settings are indicated with unde rlined text.) Depending on the connected equipment, some items may be shaded in grey on the display and cannot be selected, or you may not be able to change the settings.
93 RQT9434 Convenient functions ∫ T ypes of disc or title recorded on HDD, BD-R E or BD-R for the type of connected TV When you use the discs recorded either P AL or NTSC, or playback a title recorded on HDD, BD-RE or BD -R using P AL or NTSC, refer to this table.
94 RQT9434 Changing the unit’ s settings (All factory default settings are indicated with unde rlined text.) Component Resolution This sets the video output resolution when using the component video terminal. [576i/480i] [576p/480p] [720p] [1080i] ≥ Y ou cannot change the setting while the “HDMI Video Mode” is set to “On”.
95 RQT9434 Convenient functions (All factory default settings ar e indica ted with underlined text.) Others Automatic St a ndby Select how long the unit remains on when it is not being used.
96 RQT9434 Changing the unit’ s settings These settings are used if you will connect this unit to a netw ork. The connection to the Internet may take time or the internet may not be connected depending on the connection environment. It is recommended that you use a broadband connection.
97 RQT9434 Convenient functions ∫ Setting the proxy server In most cases, default settings can norma lly be used without making any changes. Please use this setting when instruct ed to by your Internet service provider . ≥ Set the proxy server only after the connection test is completed properly .
98 RQT9434 Sof tware (firmware) Upda te Software (firmware) of this unit can be updated automatically by following method. ≥ From broadcasts ≥ From Internet [network connection and se tting is required. ( > 96, 103)] Update of the software (firmware) is done when it is in standby mode.
99 RQT9434 Convenient functions Other Settings Y ou can con figure the remote control TV operation buttons to turn the television on/off, change the television input mode, select the television channel and change the television volume. 1 Point the remote control at the television While pressing [ Í TV], enter the code with the numbered buttons.
100 RQT9434 Additional connections ≥ Connect to terminals of the same colour . ≥ Connect to terminals of the same colour . COMPONENT VIDEO terminals can be used for either interlace or progressive output ( > 1 19) and provide a purer picture than the VIDEO OUT terminal.
101 RQT9434 Convenient functions [Required^setting] ≥ “Digital Audio Output” in the Setup menu ( > 91) ≥ When this unit is connected to an amplifie r with an optical digital audio cable or .
102 RQT9434 Additional con nections When connected to an HDMI compatible unit, an uncompressed digi tal audio and video signal is trans mitted. Y ou can enjoy high qu ality , digital video and audio with just one cord.
103 RQT9434 Convenient functions Following function will be available when this unit is connected to the network. ≥ This document is assuming that y ou already have a broadband conne ction. ≥ This connection is not neces sary if following functions are not to be used.
104 RQT9434 Operations that can be performed simult aneously Reference ( ≤ : Possible, –: Impossible) § [AVCHD] It cannot playback. ≥ Simultaneous operation is not possible while executing the “DV Au tomatic Recording” or “Flexible Recor ding via A V input”.
105 RQT9434 Reference Frequently asked questions Refer to the following items if you have any doubts about unit operations. Can this unit receiv e or record High Definition (HD) broadcast s? ¾ Y es, this unit can receive or record High Definition (HD) broadcasts.
106 RQT9434 Messages [-R] [-R]DL] [-RW‹V›] [+R] [+R]DL] The following screen appears when you have not processed t he disc for play on other equipment. ∫ T o finali se the disc Press [ ¥ REC] on the main unit. ≥ Y ou cannot sto p this process once you have started it.
107 RQT9434 Reference The following messages or service numbers a ppear on the unit’ s display when something unusual is detected during startup and us e. § The message scrolls on the unit’s display . On the unit’ s display BD (“ ∑ ” stands for a number .
108 RQT9434 T roubleshooting guide Before requesting service, make th e following checks. If you are in doubt about some of the check point s, or if the solutions i ndicated in the chart do not solve the problem, consult your dealer for instru ctions.
109 RQT9434 Reference Pictures do not appear with the HD quality although HD setting was ma de. ¾ Even if this unit is connected to a TV through COMPONENT VIDEO terminals and the Component Resolution is set to 720p or 1080i, the pictures of HD broadcast output from this unit are output with 576p/480p.
110 RQT9434 T roubleshooting g uide Cannot operate the television. The remote control doesn’t work. ¾ Change the manufacturer code. Some tele visions cannot be operated even if you change the code. ( > 99) ¾ The remote control and main unit are using different codes.
111 RQT9434 Reference The recording lacks the beginning or en ding part of the programme although the timer recording was set on TV Guide. ¾ This occurs when the broadcast signals are not correct. We recommend you set the timer again, allowing enough time for the start and end time.
112 RQT9434 T roubleshooting g uide Audio and vide o momenta rily pause . ¾ This occurs between playlist chapters. ¾ This occurs between chapters and with partially deleted titles on finalised DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RW (DVD-Video format), +R, +R DL and +RW that have been copied using the high speed mode.
11 3 RQT9434 Reference The content s of the card cannot be read. ¾ Remove the card from the slot and then inse rt again. If this does not solve the problem, turn off and turn on the unit a gain. ¾ The card format is not compatible with the unit. (The contents on the card may be damaged.
114 RQT9434 T roubleshooting g uide Picture regula rly breaks up on some channe ls. “No signal” message is displaye d. ¾ Check aerial connection. ¾ Check that the satellite dish and satellite cable are designed for DVB. ¾ Check “Signal C ondition”.
11 5 RQT9434 Reference Specifications Recording system BD-RE (SL/DL): Blu-ray Disc Rewritable Format BD-R (SL/DL): Blu-ray Disc Recordable Format DVD-RAM: DVD Video Recording format DVD-R: DVD-Video format DVD-R DL (Dual Layer): DVD-Video format DVD-RW: DVD-V ideo format +R +R DL (Double Layer) +RW Recordable discs BD-RE (SL/DL): 1-2X SPEED (V er.
116 RQT9434 Specificatio ns SD Card Slot: SD Memory Card slot: 1 pc Compatible media: SD Memory Card § 4 , SDHC Memory Card Format: F A T12, F A T16 § 5 (In case of SD Memory Card) FAT 3 2 § 5 (In .
11 7 RQT9434 Reference ∫ Struct ure of folders displayed by this unit Y ou can play DivX, MP3 and still pictures (JPEG) on this unit by making folders as sh own below. However depending on the method of writing data (writing software), play may not be in the order you numbered the folders.
118 RQT9434 Glossary AV C H D A VCHD is a new format (standard) for high definition video cameras that can be used to record and play high-resolution HD images. BD-J Some BD-Video discs contain Java applications, and these applications are called BD-J.
11 9 RQT9434 Reference LPCM (Linear PCM) These are uncompressed digital sig nals, similar to those foun d on CDs. MPEG2 (Moving Picture Experts Group) A standard for efficiently compressing and expanding colour video. MPEG2 is a compression standard used for DVD and satellite based digital broadcasting.
120 RQT9434 Safety precautions Placement Set the unit up on an even surface away from direct sunlight, high temperatures, high humidity, and excessive vibration. These conditions can damage the cabinet and other components, thereby shortening the unit’s service life.
121 RQT9434 Reference The “CI Plus” Logo is a trademark of CI Plus LLP . DLNA ® , the DLNA Logo and DLNA CERTIFIED TM are trademarks, service marks, or certification ma rks of the Digital Living Network Alliance.
122 RQT9434 Index Adjust the audio qu ality (Sound menu) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 Adjust the picture qu ality (Picture menu) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 Album (Music) Edit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
123 RQT9434 Reference Manual Skip . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Menu DivX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 MP3 . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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If you have not bought Panasonic DMR-BS850 yet, this is a good time to familiarize yourself with the basic data on the product. First of all view first pages of the manual, you can find above. You should find there the most important technical data Panasonic DMR-BS850 - thus you can check whether the hardware meets your expectations. When delving into next pages of the user manual, Panasonic DMR-BS850 you will learn all the available features of the product, as well as information on its operation. The information that you get Panasonic DMR-BS850 will certainly help you make a decision on the purchase.
If you already are a holder of Panasonic DMR-BS850, but have not read the manual yet, you should do it for the reasons described above. You will learn then if you properly used the available features, and whether you have not made any mistakes, which can shorten the lifetime Panasonic DMR-BS850.
However, one of the most important roles played by the user manual is to help in solving problems with Panasonic DMR-BS850. Almost always you will find there Troubleshooting, which are the most frequently occurring failures and malfunctions of the device Panasonic DMR-BS850 along with tips on how to solve them. Even if you fail to solve the problem, the manual will show you a further procedure – contact to the customer service center or the nearest service center