Inputs and Outputs Notes
DVD-V3650 uses a 27MHz/10-bit video digital-to-analog converter, which reduces
digital artifacts for a better picture.
Audio D/A Converters: This
unit features dual 96khz/24-bit audio digital-to-analog
to ensure greater audio accuracy with every disc, especially discs with
PCM Down Sampling:
You can select a PCM Down Sampling setting of On or Off. When On is selected and
you are playing a DVD recorded in 96kHz, the signal is down converted to
48kHz/16-bit before it is passed through the digital outputs. When No is
selected and the unit is playing a DVD recorded in 96kHz, a 96kHz/24-bit signal
passes through the digital outputs.
Progressive Scan Output:
Progressive-scan video has less flicker and fewer motion
artifacts than the traditional interlaced-scanning method, resulting in a
superior picture. To take advantage of this feature, you must have a television
with component video inputs that supports the progressive scanning mode.
The component outputs on this unit can be set to pass either progressive or
This unit will play MP3/WMA files recorded onto CD-R and CD-RW discs using the
ISO 9660 or Joliet formats. MP3 files with a compression rate from 128-160 kbps
and WMA files with a compression rate from 64-192 kbps are supported. Each disc
can have a maximum of 500 files and 300 folders.
JPEG Playback: This
unit will play JPEG files recorded onto CD-R discs using the ISO 9660 or Joliet
formats. All JPEG files on a disc can be played back in a slide show. The slide
show has a selectable interval that can be set to 6 seconds, 12 seconds, or 18
seconds. You can zoom in on any selected image (2x or 4x) or rotate an image
90-degrees clockwise. Each disc can have a maximum of 500 files and 300 folders.
3D Sound: When
listening to a DVD in two-channel stereo through the analog outputs, the 3D
Sound function uses a Phantom Surround Processor to give you a simulated
surround effect. 3D sound is possible only on discs recorded using Dolby
Surround or Dolby Digital and does not work when using the digital output.
Motion Zoom: Motion
Zoom allows magnification (2x or 4x) of selected screen areas, without
distortion, even as the movie is playing. You can move the zoomed image around
EZ View Letter Box Eliminator: This
feature enables the elimination of the black letterbox bars of 4:3 TV screens
with the push of a button on the remote control.
Resume Play: Resume
play allows you to resume playback of a disc from the point where you last
stopped. The stopping point is cleared when the Stop button is pressed more than
once or the disc tray is opened.
function allows you to store bookmarks on a disc that can be easily recalled.
You can bookmark up to 3 scenes at a time.
Recording Note: Internal
dubbing from DVD to VHS is not possible. However, while recording is in
progress, you can watch a DVD or watch a different channel than the one being
recorded (using the tuner on your television).
Quasi S-VHS Playback: This
feature allows you to play S-VHS recordings using a standard VHS VCR. When S-VHS
recordings are played, they are displayed with standard VHS resolution.
Timer Recording: You
can program the VCR's timer to record up to 7 broadcasts, as far as a month in
advance. You can also record programs on a weekly or daily basis.
One-Touch Recording (OTR): Using
One-Touch Recording, you can record for 30 minutes or more, up to a maximum of 4
hours. Each press of the REC button during OTR increases the recording time in
30 minute increments up to 2 hours, then in 1 hour increments up to 4 hours.
While recording is in progress, you can add recording time in 30-minute
Auto Speed Select:
If the length of the videotape is not long enough for a timer recording in SP
mode, you can select the tape speed to "Auto", and the tape speed will
automatically change from SP to SLP.
Intro Scan: While
playing back a videotape, you can search forward or backward for an index mark
(made at the beginning of each recording). When an index mark is found, the VCR
plays for about 5 seconds. If you want to view that program, you can press Play.
If not, the VCR will automatically search for the next index mark.
End Search: If
you are searching for a blank position on a tape to record a program, you can
press the Enter button and the VCR will search for the next blank portion of the
tape. If the VCR reaches the end of the tape during End Search, it will eject
Go to 0:00:00 Stop: This
feature allows you to reset the counter to zero during play or record. When in
stop mode, press the "Enter" button and the tape will advance or
rewind to the last point where the counter was set to zero.
In play mode, the Skip feature allows you to cue ahead 30 seconds of recorded
program. You may press the Skip button up to 4 times to cue ahead 2 minutes.
This feature allows you to review the last 5 seconds of tape from the current
playback point in SP mode, or the last 15 seconds of tape in the SLP mode.
the play mode, "Shuttle>>" gradually increases the cue speed
from Double-speed playback to Picture Search to Jet Search.
"Shuttle<<" gradually slows down the tape, then goes into Slow
mode, Still mode, Reverse Picture Search, and Reverse Jet Search.
Auto Power Off: With
the unit's Auto Power Off feature, the unit automatically turns itself off in a
specified amount of time after the last button is pressed. The options include 1
hour, 2 hours, or disabled.
Front Panel Dimmer: The
front panel display can be set to bright, dim or automatic (dims during power
The remote (00008A) is pre-programmed to fully operate this unit and the basic
functions on other brands of TVs.
and Outputs Notes
Out: If you plan to
connect the DVD/VCR to the TV using either the S-Video or Component Video
outputs, you will need to select which output you are using in the "Alt
Video Out" section of the DVD Setup menu. The S-Video and Component Video
outputs cannot be used simultaneously, and they work only during DVD playback. For
VHS playback, the composite video or RF output connections must be used.
Front-panel A/V Input:
In addition to the rear-panel A/V input, the unit has an A/V input on the front
panel that consists of stereo RCA jacks and an RCA composite video jack. These
can be used for connecting a camcorder or video game console.
DVD Outputs: The
DVD video signal is output through the RF, composite, S-video and component
The DVD-V3650 has a standard 1-year parts and labor warranty, which is reduced
to a 90-day parts and labor warranty for commercial use.