U E DV VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDER DV VIDEOKASSETTENREKORDER ENREGISTREUR A CASSETTE DIGITAL VIDEO DV VIDEOREGISTRATOREDV VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDER UNIDAD GRABADORA DE VÍDEO DV INSTRUCTION MANUALBR-DV3000U INSTRUCTION MANUAL BR-DV3000E BEDIENUNGSANLEITUNG MODE D’EMPLOI ISTRUZIONI PER L’USO MANUAL DE INSTRUCCIONES OPERATE OPERATE EJECT EJECT MENIU MENIU Mini A.DUB REC PLAY PAUSE Mini A.DUB REC PLAY PAUSE PAL REC INH. DVCAM NTSC PAL REC INH. DVCAM NTSC PROFESSIONAL PROFESSIONAL CH-1/3 CH-1/3 SET SET REW MIC REMOTE SEL. INPUT SEL. REW STOP FF MIC REMOTE SEL. INPUT SEL. STOP FF CH-2/4 CH-2/4 SERIAL LINE SERIAL LINE 9PIN WIRELESS DV Y/C 9PIN WIRELESS DV Y/C BR-DV3000 BR-DV3000 This instruction book is made from For Customer Use: 100% recycled paper. Enter below the Serial No. which is located on the rear of cabinet. Retain this information for future reference. Thank you for purchasing this JVC product. Thank you for purchasing this JVC product. Before operating this unit, please read Before operating this unit, please read the This instruction book is made from Model No. BR-DV3000U the instructions carefully to ensure the instructions carefully to unsure the best 100% recycled paper. best possible performance. Serial No. possible performance. LLT0025-001A LLT0024-001A
U E 1. Read all of these instructions. 2. 3. Save these instructions for later use. All warnings on the product and in the operating instructions should be adhered to. Supplement 4. Unplug this appliance system from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners. Use a damp cloth for cleaning. This equipment is in conformity with the provisions and protection requirements of the 5. Do not use attachments not recommended by the appliance manufacturer as they may cause hazards. 6. Do not use this appliance near water – for example, near a bathtub, washbowl, kitchen sink, or laundry corresponding European Directives. This equipment is designed for professional video tub, in a wet basement, or near a swimming pool, etc. appliances and can be used in the following environments: 7. Do not place this appliance on an unstable cart, stand, or table. The appliance may fall, causing serious injury to a child or adult, and serious damage to the 5 Residential (including both of the location type class 1 and 2 found in IEC 1000-2-5) appliance. Use only with a cart or stand recommended by the manufacturer, or sold with the 5 Commercial and light industrial (including, for example, theatres) appliance. 5 Urban outdoors (based on the definition of location type class 6 in IEC 1000-2-5) Wall or shelf mounting should follow the manufacturer’s instructions, and should use a mounting kit approved by the manufacturer. This apparatus is designed for rack mounting or is used close to other apparatus. An appliance and cart combination should be moved with care. Quick stops, excessive force, and uneven surfaces may cause the appliance and cart combination to overturn. In order to keep the best performance and furthermore for electromagnetic compatibility 8. Slots and openings in the cabinet and the back or bottom are provided for we recommend to use cables not exceeding the following lengths: ventilation, and to insure reliable operation of the appliance and to protect it from overheating, these openings must not be blocked or covered. The openings should never be blocked by placing the appliance on a bed, sofa, rug, or other similar surface. This appliance should never be placed near or over a radiator or heat register. This appliance should not be placed in a built-in installation such as a bookcase Port Cable Length unless proper ventilation is provided. AUDIO SHIELDED CABLE 10 meters 9. This appliance should be operated only from the type of power source indicated on the marking label. If you are not sure of the type of power supplied to your home, consult your dealer or local power LINE COAXIAL CABLE 10 meters company. For appliance designed to operate from battery power, refer to the operating instructions.10. This appliance system is equipped with a 3-wire grounding type plug (a plug having a third (grounding) Y/C COAXIAL CABLE 10 meters pin). This plug will only fit into a grounding-type power outlet. This is a safety feature. If you are unable DV SHIELDED TWIST PAIR CABLE 4 meters to insert the plug into the outlet, contact your electrician to replace your obsolete outlet. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the grounding plug. REMOTE TWIST PAIR CABLE 5 meters11. For added protection for this product during a lightning storm, or when it is left unattended and unused for long periods of time, unplug it from the wall outlet and disconnect the antenna or cable system. This The inrush current of this apparatus is 1.7 amperes. will prevent damage to the product due to lightning and power-line surges.12. Do not allow anything to rest on the power cord. Do not locate this appliance where the cord will be abused by persons walking on it. Caution:13. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the appliance. 5 Where there are strong electromagnetic waves or magnetism, for example near a radio14. Do not overload wall outlets and extension cords as this can result in fire or electric shock. or TV transmitter, transformer, motor, etc., the picture and sound may be disturbed. In15. Never push objects of any kind into this appliance through cabinet slots as they may touch dangerous such a case, please keep the apparatus away from the sources of the disturbance. voltage points or short out parts that could result in a fire or electric shock. Never spill liquid of any kind on the appliance.16. Do not attempt to service this appliance yourself as opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltage or other hazards. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.17. Unplug this appliance from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified service personnel under the following conditions: a. When the power cord or plug is damaged or frayed. b. If liquid has been spilled into the appliance. c. If the appliance has been exposed to rain or water. d. If the appliance does not operate normally by following the operating instructions. Adjust only those controls that are covered by the operating instructions as improper adjustment of other controls may result in damage and will often require extensive work by a qualified technician to restore the appliance to normal operation. e. If the appliance has been dropped or the cabinet has been damaged. f. When the appliance exhibits a distinct change in performance – this indicates a need for service.18. When replacement parts are required, be sure the service technician has used replacement parts specified by the manufacturer that have the same characteristics as the original part. Unauthorized substitutions may result in fire, electric shock, or other hazards.19. Upon completion of any service or repairs to this appliance, ask the service technician to perform routine safety checks to determine that the appliance is in safe operating condition.2 E-2
U E SAFETY PRECAUTIONS SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Warning Notice POWER SYSTEM FOR YOUR SAFETY (Australia) Connection to the mains supply CAUTION ATTENTION This unit operates on voltage of 220 V to RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK RISQUE D’ELECTROCUTION 1. Insert this plug only into effectively earthed DO NOT OPEN NE PAS OUVRIR 240 V AC, 50 Hz/60 Hz. three-pin power outlet. ATTENTION: POUR EVITER TOUT RISQUE D’ELECTROCUTION 2. If any doubt exists regarding the earthing, CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, NE PAS OUVRIR LE BOITER. WARNING: DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). AUCUNE PIECE INTERIEURE N’EST consult a qualified electrician. NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL A REGLER PAR L’UTILISATEUR. 3. Extension cord, if used, must be three-core TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR SE REFERER A UN AGENT QUALIFIE EN CAS DE PROBLEME. correctly wired. ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an Le symbole de l’éclair à l’intérieur d’un triangle THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR equilateral triangle, is intended to alert the user to the équilatéral est destiné à alerter l’utilisateur sur la MOISTURE. presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage” within présence d’une “tension dangereuse” non isolée IMPORTANT (In the United Kingdom) the product’s enclosure that may be of sufficient dans le boîtier du produit. Cette tension est suffisante magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to pour provoquer l’électrocution de personnes. Mains Supply (AC 230 V `) persons. CAUTION Le point d’exclamation à l’intérieur d’un triangle WARNING – THIS APPARATUS The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is équilatéral est destiné à alerter l’utilisateur sur la MUST BE EARTHED To prevent electric shock, do not open the intended to alert the user to the presence of important présence d’opérations d’entretien importantes au operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions sujet desquelles des renseignements se trouvent cabinet. No user serviceable parts inside. Refer dans le manuel d’instructions. The wires in this mains lead are coloured in in the literature accompanying the appliance. servicing to qualified service personnel. *Ces symboles ne sont utilisés qu’aux Etats-Unis. accordance with the following code; GREEN-and-YELLOW : EARTHWARNING: AVERTISSEMENT: BLUE : NEUTRALTO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR POUR EVITER LES RISQUES D’INCENDIE Note: BROWN : LIVEELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS OU D’ELECTROCUTION, NE PAS EX-APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE. As the colours of the wires in the mains lead of The rating plate and the safety caution are on POSER L’APPAREIL A L’HUMIDITE OU AThis unit should be used with 120 V AC only. this apparatus may not correspond with the the rear of the unit. LA PLUIE.CAUTION: coloured markings identifying the terminals inTo prevent electric shocks and fire hazards, DO Ce magnétoscope ne doit être utilisé que sur your plug, proceed as follows. The OPERATE button does not completelyNOT use any other power source. du courant alternatif en 120 V. shut off mains power from the unit, but switches The wire which is coloured GREEN-AND- ATTENTION: YELLOW must be connected to the terminal in operating current on and off.NOTE: Afin d’éviter tout resque d’incendie ouThe rating plate (serial number plate) is on the rear of the unit. d’électrocution, ne pas utiliser d’autres sources the plug which is marked with the letter E or by d’alimentation électrique. the safety earth symbol or coloured GREEN WARNINGINFORMATION or GREEN-AND-YELLOW. The wire which is It should be noted that it may be unlawful to re-This equipment has been tested and found to comply coloured BLUE must be connected to the terminalwith the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to REMARQUE: record pre-recorded tapes, records, or discsPart 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to La plaque d’identification (numéro de série) se which is marked with the letter N or which is without the consent of the owner of copyright inprovide reasonable protection against harmful trouve sur le panneau arrière de l’appareil. coloured BLACK. The wire which is colouredinterference in a residential installation. This equipment the sound or video recording, broadcast, orgenerates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy BROWN must be connected to the terminal cable programme and in any literary, dramatic,and, if not installed and used in accordance with theinstructions, may cause harmful interference to radio WARNING: which is marked with the letter L or coloured musical or artistic work embodied therein.communications. However, there is no guarantee that The battery used in the BR-DV3000U must be RED.interference will not occur in a particular installation. replaced by a JVC authorized service dealer only.If this equipment does cause harmful interference toradio or television reception, which can be determined byturning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged Caution for AC Mains Leadto try to correct the interference by one or more of thefollowing measures: FOR YOUR SAFETY PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TEXT CAREFULLY.● Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. This product is equipped with 2 types of AC cable. One is for continental Europe, etc. and the other one● Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. is only for U.K.● Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. Appropriate mains cable must be used in each local area, since the other type of mains cable is not● Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B suitable. technician for help. limits for radio noise emissions from digital apparatus as set out in the interference-causing FOR CONTINENTAL EUROPE, ETC. FOR U.K. ONLYCAUTION equipment standard entitled “Digital Apparatus”, Not to be used in the U.K. If the plug supplied is not suitable for yourCHANGES OR MODIFICATIONS NOT APPROVED ICES-003 of the Department of Communications. socket outlet, it should be cut off andBY JVC COULD VOID USER’S AUTHORITY TOOPERATE THE EQUIPMENT. appropriate one fitted.THIS DEVICE COMPLIES WITH PART 15 OF THE Cet appareil numérique respecte les limites deFCC RULES. OPERATION IS SUBJECT TO THE bruits radioélectriques applicables aux appareilsFOLLOWING TWO CONDITIONS: (1) THIS DEVICE numériques de Classe B prescrites dans la normeMAY NOT CAUSE HARMFUL INTERFERENCE, AND sur le matériel brouilleur: “Appareils Numériques”,(2) THIS DEVICE MUST ACCEPT ANY INTERFER-ENCE RECEIVED, INCLUDING INTERFERENCE NMB-003 édictée par le ministre des Communica-THAT MAY CAUSE UNDESIRED OPERATION. tions. 3 E-3
TABLE OF CONTENTSThank you for purchasing our DV MAIN FEATURES INTRODUCTION EDITVideo Cassette Recorder BR-DV3000. Precautions .................................................... 6 Using the unit in an editing system .............. 50 ● DV format Daily maintenance and regular inspection ..... 7 High picture and sound quality by digital tech- nology. Precautions on the use of cleaning tape ........ 8 MENU SCREEN ● Compatible mechanisms for standard/mini Cassette tape ................................................. 8 Structure of the menu ................................... 53 DV cassettes Condensation ................................................. 9 Setting the menu .......................................... 54 It records on and plays back DV cassettes of the Contents of the menus ................................. 56 standard and mini size. (SP mode only) NAMES AND FUNCTIONS OF VARIOUS PARTS As this is a DV-format video cassette recorder, video cassettes with the or logos can DVCAM cassettes can be recorded in DV for- Front panel ................................................... 10 OTHERS be used with it. mat. Rear panel .................................................... 14 Placing the unit in an upright position .......... 65 DVCAM cassettes can be recorded in DV for- A tape recorded with the DVCAM format can be Wireless remote controller ........................... 16 Warning display ............................................ 66 mat. used only for playback for this VTR. Troubleshooting ............................................ 68 ● Equipped with composite and Y/C input & ON-SCREEN DISPLAY Checking the hour meter .............................. 69This VTR features dual support for NTSC and PAL. output terminal devices. Regarding on-screen display ........................ 18 Specification ................................................. 70Certain functions however, are supported by only ● Equipped with DV IN/OUT terminals. (IEEE1394) Status display ............................................... 19one signal system. They are indicated with (NTSC It can exchange digital signals with IEEE1394- compatible devices. Event display ................................................ 21only) or (PAL only). ● Dual support for NTSC/PAL Alarm display ................................................ 22 It automatically determines the signal system ● In order to prevent crumpling due to tape when playing back or receiving DV signal input. PREPARATION slack, please do not perform important record- It supports composite or Y/C signal input with Provided wireless remote controller ............. 24 ing within the first and last 2 – 3 minutes run the use of a switch. Power ........................................................... 26 of the tape. ● Wireless/wired remote control Selecting the NTSC/PAL signal system ....... 28 ● Recorded video (music) is meant for personal It can be controlled with the provided wireless entertainment only and must not be used for OPERATION LOCK mode ............................ 29 remote controller or the optional wired remote other purposes without the prior consent of Loading/ejecting cassettes ........................... 30 controller RM-G30. the copyright owner. Setting/displaying date and time .................. 31 ● Our company shall not guarantee the content ● Support for RS-422A interface of any recording effort should this VTR fail to It can be used as a player for an editing system record normally due to defects, either of the that uses the RS-422A-compatible editing re- RECORDING main unit itself or the video cassette tape. mote controller RM-G820. Connection and setting ................................ 33 ● Recording/playback of time codes Setting time codes ........................................ 36 ● Audio-dubbing (after-recording) function Recording method ........................................ 38 Audio dubbing at a sampling frequency of 32kHz Audio dubbing .............................................. 39 is allowed on CH3 and CH4 (except during DV Backup recording function ............................ 40 input). ● Backup recording function Recording using the serial remote terminal ... 41 By linking with other DV devices, long-duration continuous recording is possible. PLAYBACK ● Indexed search and blank search function Connection/setting ....................................... 42 It can search for indexed signal recorded posi- Basic playback method ................................ 44 tions or unrecorded parts. Special playback function ............................. 45 ● Repeat play function Locate function ............................................. 47 There are 3 types of repeat function. (Index/ Repeat playback ........................................... 48 Video End/ Tape End) Selecting playback audio output ................... 49 ● Can be placed in an upright position With the use of the provided stand, it can be positioned upright.4 5
INTRODUCTION Precautions Daily maintenance and regular inspection Place of storage and use Maintaining the unit (Please turn off the This unit uses consumables or components that will wear off. If a worn-out or deteriorated component power before performing maintenance continues to be used, it may cause the unit to break down. To prevent this, please perform daily mainte- Please avoid storing or using this VTR in the fol- nance using the head-cleaning tape. With the head-cleaning tape alone, however, the entire tape-winding lowing places: work.) mechanism cannot be completely cleaned. Please perform regular maintenance of the components as ● Extremely hot or cold places beyond the al- Please wipe the unit with a soft cloth. Do not wipe shown below. lowable temperature for operation (5˚C – 40˚C) it with thinner or benzene lest the surface melts or becomes dull. For stubborn stains, wipe first Regular inspection (maintenance) ● Humid or dry places beyond the allowable hu- with a water-diluted neutral detergent and then midity range for operation (30% –80% RH) The tasks of maintenance involved are similar to that of replacing the engine oil or tire of a car. wipe dry. ● Dusty or sandy places Depending on the number of usage hours, please clean, inspect or replace the components as follows: ● Places exposed to oil, smoke or steam, such Please use the provided AC adapter to — : Inspection as the kitchen vicinity Number of hours 500H 1000H 1500H 2000H 4000H connect the VTR to a power source. : Cleaning, inspection and ● Intensely vibrating or unstable places Drum assembly (including head) adjustment ● Places prone to condensation Head cleaner : Cleaning and inspection; Replacement if necessary ● Places that generate strong magnetic fields, Tape guide, roller : Replacement e.g., transformer or motor Rotary encoder — — — Maintenance necessity and fre- ● Places near devices that generate electric Gears — — quency depends on the environment waves, e.g., transceiver or mobile phone and usage. The above information Driving components — — — serves only as a guide. ● Places that generate radiation, X-rays or cor- rosive gases Usage Time : You can check the drum usage time via the hour meter display. For details, please refer to page 69, “Checking the hour meter”. Handling the unit Maintenance consultation : For details on the maintenance plan and fee, please consult with your nearest JVC-authorized service agent. ● Please do not place heavy objects on the VTR, like a monitor or TV. ● Please do not insert foreign objects into the Head cleaning ● If dust adheres on the head, “HEAD CLEANING cassette slot. ● Recording or playing back with a stained head REQUIRED!” will be displayed on the monitor will result in block noise or disrupted sound. when this unit plays a tape. ● Mind your finger when loading the cassette. Please be careful not to get your fingers Please perform regular head cleaning to main- clamped when loading the cassette to prevent tain superior image and sound quality. injury. ● Place this VTR out of reach of young children. HEAD CLEANING REGUIRED! As injury may result from fingers getting clamped when loading the cassette, please keep this VTR out of reach of young children. ● Please do not block the ventilation openings. Block noise ● Avoid violent shocks to the unit. Do not drop the unit. ● For information on how to use the head cleaning ● Please remove the cassette tape from the cas- tape and the relevant precautions, please refer sette slot when transporting the unit. to page 8, “Precautions on the use of cleaning tape”. ● Please remove the AC adapter to save en- ergy when the unit is not in use.6 7
INTRODUCTION Precautions on the use of cleaning tape CondensationPlease use cleaning tape produced by JVC. Memo: ● When this unit is moved from a cold to a warm ● When condensation occurs, the monitor displaysPlease follow the instructions below when using 1. Under low humidity conditions, (10% RH to place abruptly, the vapor in the warm air will come the following warning:the cleaning tape. 30% RH), please perform head cleaning at into contact with the head drum or the tape intervals of half of the following stated periods. guides. When chilled, the vapor turns into drop-1. The tape will run for 10 seconds in the PLAY 2. If M-DV80 is used immediately after cleaning, lets of water. This state is known as condensa- mode. (Thereafter, it stops automatically and tion. When condensation occurs, the videotape the VTR warning (“HEAD CLEANING enters the STOP mode.) will adhere to the head drum or the tape guides CONDENSATION ON DRUM REQUIRED!”) may disappear only after the • After loading the cleaning tape, press the tape has run for some time. and will be damaged. PLAY button. 3. Please use the cleaning tape at room tempera-2. For a single cleaning session, use it up to 4 ture (10˚C to 35˚C). ● Condensation occurs on this unit in the following times. 4. Instructions for using the cleaning tape are circumstances: To remedy, leave the unit with the power ON and3. Please refer to the following table as a guide stated inside its case. The contents may be • It is moved abruptly from a cold place to a warm wait until the WARNING indicator disappears. for cleaning: slightly different from those stated here. place. Please follow the instructions in this manual. • It is used in a room immediately after the heater has been turned on, or when cold breeze from ● Prevention of condensation Operating environment Low temperature Room temperature High temperature an air-conditioner blows onto it. of the unit 5˚C to 10˚C 10˚C to 35˚C 35˚C to 40˚C When transporting the BR-DV3000 from a cold • It is used at a place of high humidity. to a warmer place abruptly, first take out the cas- Guide for using 1 to 2 times every 1 to 2 times every 1 to 2 times every sette. Then place the BR-DV3000 in a plastic bag cleaning tape 5 hours 20 to 30 hours 5 hours Head drum and seal it before transporting the camera. Leave the BR-DV3000 in the sealed plastic bag until the camera has the same temperature as the sur- roundings. This will prevent condensation. Cassette tape VideotapeThis unit can record onto and playback standard Erasure prevention When a cassette tape is loaded, please do notDV and mini DV cassette tapes (for SP mode only). DV cassettes have a safety slide at the back to transport e.g., from an external cold place to aPlease use the following JVC cassettes with the prevent accidental erasure. warm room thereby subjecting the unit to dras-or the logos. ● To prevent accidental erasure of important tic temperature changes.● Standard DV cassettes ● Mini DV cassettes records, push the slide to the “SAVE” position. After moving the unit, please do not use it until LA-DV276 M-DV63PR0 ● To record, push the slide to the “REC” posi- the innards are stabilized. LA-DV186 M-DV60 tion. LA-DV124 M-DV30 Slide Memo REC ● DVCAM cassettes can be recorded in DV format. SAVE Tapes recorded in DVCAM format can be played (SP Mode). ● M-DV80 cassettes(Mini DV 80min tape) cannot be used with this unit. Precautions on the use of tape ● Reverse sides of videotapes cannot be used. ● Please store the tape only after it has been fully rewound, so as to avoid damaging the tape. ● Please store the cassette in places low in humidity, well-ventilated and fungus-proof. ● When a cassette is used repeatedly, noise may increase due to e.g., dropout, etc. hence affecting its performance. Please do not use dirty or damaged tapes as they will shorten the life span of the rotation head.8 9
NAMES AND FUNCTIONSOF VARIOUS PARTS – Front panel – 2 OPERATE OPERATE EJECT EJECT 1 7 MENIU MENIU Mini A.DUB REC PLAY PAUSE Mini A.DUB REC PLAY PAUSE DVCAM NTSC PAL REC INH. DVCAM NTSC PAL REC INH. PROFESSIONAL PROFESSIONAL CH-1/3 SET CH-1/3 SET MIC REMOTE SEL. INPUT SEL. REW STOP FF MIC REMOTE SEL. INPUT SEL. REW STOP FF SERIAL LINE CH-2/4 SERIAL LINE CH-2/4 9PIN WIRELESS DV Y/C 9PIN WIRELESS DV Y/C BR-DV3000 BR-DV3000 4 3 6 51 [OPERATE] Operate button/LED 3 [A. DUB] Audio dubbing button/LED 5 [REMOTE SEL.] Remote select 6 [MIC] Microphone input terminal ● Press this button to turn on the power and op- ● Press this button for audio dubbing (after-re- switch This is the mini jack for monaural microphone erate the unit. (Operate ON) cording). Use this switch to select the remote controller input. When this terminal is connected to a mi- Press this button again to turn off the power. For audio dubbing, set the AUDIO MODE item type. crophone, sound input via the AUDIO IN termi- (Operate OFF) of the AUDIO/VIDEO menu to “32K”. 9 PIN : Select this to use the RS-422A- nal located on the rear panel is not recorded. Sound produced by the 6 MIC terminal or Sound from this terminal is recorded on CH1/ ● The OPERATE LED lights up as follows. compatible editing remote con- the 9 AUDIO IN terminal at the rear panel is troller (RM-G820) that connects CH2 in the RECORD mode and CH3/CH4 in Operate ON : the LED lights up green recorded on CH3 and CH4 channels. to the 4 9 PIN REMOTE termi- the AUDIO DUBBING mode. Operate OFF : the LED lights up red VTR error : the LED blinks in red ● During audio dubbing, the A. DUB LED lights nal located at the rear panel. up red. Please use this unit as a player. 7 [EJECT] Eject button Memo ● If the INPUT SEL switch is set at DV, audio ● Press this button to eject the cassette. * This setting is valid only when ● When the DC IN MODE item of the SYS- dubbing is not possible. the REMOTE item of the RE- Memo TEM menu is set to “OPE ON” and power is ☞ Page 39, “Audio dubbing” MOTE menu is set to ON. supplied to the 1 [DC IN] terminal located It takes about 6 seconds for the cassette to at the rear panel, the unit goes into the OP- SERIAL : Select this to use the serial re- be ejected. ERATE ON state even if this button is not 4 [INPUT SEL] Input video signal se- mote controller (RM-G30) that pressed. lection switch connects to the 3 SERIAL RE- ● If no cassette is loaded and this button is ● Select the video signal input with this switch. MOTE terminal located at the pressed for at least 2 seconds, a menu will be ● Even when the power has been turned off Y/C : YC separate video signals from the Y/ rear panel. displayed on the monitor connected to the with this button, a small amount of electric- ity will still be channeled into the unit. There- C IN terminal * This setting is valid only when VIDEO LINE OUT or Y/C OUT terminal. fore, if the unit is not going to be used for a LINE : composite video signals from the LINE the REMOTE item of the RE- ● When the menu is displayed, pressing this long period of time, please remove the AC IN terminal MOTE menu is set to ON. button will resume the usual screen. adapter to reduce energy consumption. DV : DV signals from the DV IN/OUT termi- WIRELESS : Select this to use the provided ☞ Page 54, “Setting the menu” nal (IEEE1394) wireless remote controller.2 Cassette slot Note Memo ● Load a cassette into or unload it from the slot. During recording, please do not manipulate ● When 9 PIN or SERIAL is selected, the but- Please insert a standard DV or a mini DV cas- this switch. Even if you do, it will not work. tons on the unit you wish to render operable sette. ☞ Page 30 can be selected from the LOCAL FUNCTION ● When the unit is in the OPERATE OFF state item of the REMOTE menu. ☞ Page 59 and if a cassette is loaded, it goes into the ● During OPERATION LOCK, this switch will ON state. not be effective. ● Control via the DV IN/OUT terminal is pos- sible (ie unaffected by the switch setting).10 11
NAMES AND FUNCTIONSOF VARIOUS PARTS – Front panel – (continued) 8 9 % $ ^ OPERATE OPERATE EJECT EJECT MENIU MENIU A.DUB REC PLAY PAUSE Mini A.DUB REC PLAY PAUSE 0 Mini DVCAM NTSC PAL REC INH. DVCAM NTSC PAL REC INH. PROFESSIONAL PROFESSIONAL CH-1/3 CH-1/3 SET SET MIC REMOTE SEL. INPUT SEL. REW STOP FF MIC REMOTE SEL. INPUT SEL. REW STOP FF SERIAL LINE CH-2/4 ! SERIAL LINE CH-2/4 9PIN WIRELESS DV Y/C 9PIN WIRELESS DV Y/C BR-DV3000 BR-DV3000 # @8 [REC] Record button/LED ! [FF] Fast forward button/LED $ Indicator % Audio indicator ● Hold down this button and press the 9 PLAY ● When the unit is in the STOP mode, press : When a cassette is loaded, the LED This indicator allows the user to check the avail- button to start recording. During recording, the this button to execute fast-forward winding of lights up green. (Likewise when the ability of audio signals. 3 indicators each are LED lights up red. the tape. unit is in the OPERATE OFF state.) available to CH1/3 and Ch2/4. ● Hold down this button and press the 0 PAUSE ● When the unit is in the PLAYBACK or STILL button to pause the recording. mode, press this button to execute fast-for- When a cassette is being loaded ● When this button is pressed during recording, ward playback. The Fast-forward playback or ejected, the LED blinks. ^ Sensor for wireless remote controller an index signal is recorded on the tape (valid speed changes in the following sequence each DVCAM : When the unit plays back a tape re- When using the provided wireless remote con- when the INDEX WRITE item in the SYSTEM time this button is pressed: corded in the DVCAM format, the troller, please point it to this sensor. menu is set to ON). X20¥X5¥X9¥X20... LED lights up green. (☞ Page 25, “USING THE WIRELESS RE- ● When recording is stopped, the time code gen- In the DVCAM mode, the maximum speed is 15X. NTSC : The LED lights up green in the fol- MOTE CONTROLLER” erator value can be verified by holding this but- ● During fast-forward winding or fast-forward lowing cases: ton down. playback, the LED lights up green. • In the composite video or YC video If the TC DUPLICATE menu item is set to ● When the menu is displayed, use this button signal input mode and the 2 AUTO or NON DROP, EE signals of the DV to display selected menu items. Input time code and Date/Time can be veri- NTSC/PAL switch located at the ● When setting up the date, time or time code, fied. rear panel is set as “NTSC”. use this button to select the data segment. • A tape recorded with NTSC sig-9 [PLAY] Play button/LED @ [STOP] Stop button/LED nals is played back. ● Press this button to start playing back a tape. ● Press this button to stop operation. (of rewind, • When NTSC signals are input During playback, the LED lights up green. playback, etc.) while the INPUT SEL switch is set ● When recording is paused, press this button ● When the menu is displayed, use this button to resume recording. at DV. to select the menu items or setting values. ● When the menu is displayed, use this button PAL : The LED lights up green in the fol- to select the menu items or setting values. # [REW] Rewind button/LED lowing cases: ● When the unit is in the STOP mode, press • In the composite video or YC video0 [PAUSE] Pause button/LED this button to rewind the tape. signal input mode and the 2 ● During recording, press this button to pause it. ● When the unit is in the PLAYBACK or STILL NTSC/PAL switch located at the During playback or STOP mode, press this mode, press this button to execute reverse rear panel is set as “PAL”. button to enter the STILL mode. When record- playback. The Reverse playback speed ing is paused or when the unit is in the STILL • A tape recorded with PAL signals changes in the following sequence each time is played back. mode, the LED lights up green. this button is pressed: ● If this button is pressed simultaneously with X20¥X5¥X9¥X20... • When PAL signals are input while the A.DUB button in the STILL mode, the Au- the INPUT SEL switch is set at DV. In the DVCAM mode, the maximum speed is 15X. dio Dubbing Pause mode will be engaged. REC INH : The LED lights up red for about 5 ● During rewinding or reverse playback, the LED ● When the menu is displayed, use this button lights up green. seconds when the unit is set to the to confirm the menu items or setting values. recording mode but fails to record. ● When the menu is displayed, press this but- ton to return to the previous screen. E.g. when the rear slide of the cas- When setting up the date, time or time code, sette is pushed to the “SAVE” posi- use this button to select the data segment. tion.12 13
NAMES AND FUNCTIONSOF VARIOUS PARTS – Rear panel – ! 6 5 DV IN/OUT DV IN/OUT AUDIO VIDEO Y/C AUDIO VIDEO CH 1/3 CH 2/4 LINE CH 1/3 CH 2/4 LINE Y/C IN 9 IN REMOTE REMOTE DC12V DC12V NTSC/PAL NTSC/PAL 1 0 OUT OUT 9PIN SERIAL NTSC PAL 9PIN SERIAL NTSC PAL 4 3 2 8 71 DC power input terminal (2P) 3 [SERIAL REMOTE] serial remote 5 [VIDEO Y/C IN] Video Y/C input 9 [AUDIO IN] Audio input terminal This is used for DC12V input. It connects the terminal (mini jack) terminal (4P) (RCA 2) DC power cord of the provided AC adapter. Connect this terminal to the serial remote con- This is the input terminal for YC separate video signals. This is the audio signal (analogue) input termi- troller RM-G30, which is available separately. ● To input video signals from this terminal, nal. Memo To control this unit via this terminal, please set set the [INPUT SEL.] switch on the front For audio dubbing, sounds from the CH1/3 ter- ● When power is supplied to this terminal, the it up as follows. panel to “Y/C”. minal are recorded on the CH3 channel while OPERATE indicator located at the front panel ● Set the REMOTE item of the REMOTE ● When Wide discriminating signals are in- those from the CH2/4 channel are recorded on lights up. (The LED lights up red when the put, ID signals for Wide discriminating sig- the CH4 channel. menu to ON. nals are recorded. OPERATE indicator is OFF.) ● Set the [REMOTE SEL.] switch on the front Memo ● Setting this unit to OPERATE ON, OPER- 6 [VIDEO LINE IN] Video line input panel to “SERIAL”. When the MIC terminal on the front panel is connected ATE OFF or PLAY mode when the power is terminal (RCA) to a microphone, sounds from this terminal will not supplied to this terminal can be done by mak- Memo ing the appropriate selections from the DC This is the input terminal for composite video be recorded. To use this terminal as the FOOT switch input signals. IN MODE item in the SYSTEM menu. terminal, please set the FOOTSW item of the ● To input video signals from this terminal, REMOTE (2/2) menu. ☞ Page 60 set the [INPUT SEL.] switch on the front 0 [AUDIO OUT] Audio output terminal2 [NTSC/PAL] NTSC/PAL signal se- panel to “LINE”. (RCA 2) lection switch This is the audio signal (analogue) output ter- 4 [9 PIN REMOTE] 9-pin remote ter- 7 [VIDEO Y/C OUT] Video Y/C output minal. Use this switch to select NTSC or PAL as the minal (D-SUB) terminal (4P) signal system. Use it to make a selection when Memo Use this terminal to connect to the RS-422A- This is the output terminal for YC separate video composite video signals or YC separate video signals. ● The audio channel to play back tapes recorded in signals are input. compatible editing remote controller (RM-G820). the 32k mode can be selected with the OUT SE- NTSC : Use this setting for NTSC signal input. Please use this unit as a player. To control this unit with this terminal, please set it up as fol- 8 [VIDEO LINE OUT] Video line out- LECT button on the wireless remote controller or put terminal (RCA) by setting the AUDIO OUT SEL. item of the AU- The NTSC indicator on the front panel lows: DIO/VIDEO menu. This is the output terminal for composite video signals. lights up. ● Set the REMOTE item of the REMOTE ● The output level of the playback audio can be se- menu to ON. When tapes recorded with Wide discriminating PAL : Use this setting for PAL signal input. signals are played, ID signals for discriminating lected with the OUT LEVEL button of the wireless The PAL indicator on the front panel ● Set the [REMOTE SEL.] switch on the front signals are output. remote controller or by setting the AUDIO OUT lights up. panel to “9 PIN”. LEVEL item of the AUDIO/VIDEO menu (NORMAL Memo or ATT). Memo ● Besides video signals, the following signals from ● For playback or DV signal input, signals are the [VIDEO Y/C OUT] terminal and [VIDEO LINE OUT] terminal are displayed on-screen. ! [DV IN/OUT] DV input/output termi- determined automatically and not affected by nal the status of this switch. • Menu screen signals • Character display of date, time or operation This is the input/output terminal for digital sig- ● Please turn the unit to OPERATE OFF be- modes (Status screen) nals of IEEE1394 standard. It is connected to fore using this switch. If switching is performed By pressing the DISPLAY button on the wireless video devices with DV terminals. remote controller or by setting the DISPLAY item in when the VTR is in the OPERATE ON mode, the DISPLAY menu, the user can choose to turn ● To input signals from this terminal, please set the VTR will automatically go into the OFF the status display on/off. the [INPUT SEL.] switch on the front panel to mode before engaging the ON mode. ● The SETUP item of the AUDIO/VIDEO menu can “DV”. be set to determine whether setup will be added to ● It cannot be used for NTSC/PAL conversion. the signals of [VIDEO Y/C OUT] terminal and ● Signals from this terminal are output regard- [VIDEO LINE OUT] terminal. (NTSC only). less of the INPUT SEL. switch setting.14 15
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