Dvd recorder overview (continued), Introduction, Remote control operation range – LG DR4912 User Manual

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DVD Recorder Overview (Continued)

Recording TV audio channels

This recorder can record either NICAM or regular audio.
If the NICAM setting (page 21) is set to Auto, then if the
broadcast is NICAM, you can record the NICAM audio.
If the broadcast is non-NICAM, the regular audio is
always recorded.

Restrictions on video recording

• You cannot record copy-protected video using this

recorder. Copy-protected video includes DVD-Video
discs and some satellite broadcasts. If copy-protected
material is encountered during a recording, recording
will pause or stop automatically and an error message
will be displayed on-screen.

• Video that is ‘copy-once only’ can only be recorded

using a DVD-RW disc in VR mode with CPRM (see

• NTSC format signals from the analog or the DV

inputs is not recorded correctly with this recorder.

• Video signals in SECAM format (from the built-in TV

tuner or from the analog inputs) are recorded in PAL

What is ‘CPRM’?

CPRM is a copy protection system (with scramble sys-
tem) only allowing the recording of ‘copy once’ broad-
cast programs. CPRM stands for Content Protection for
Recordable Media.
This recorder is CPRM compatible, which means that
you can record copy-once broadcast programs, but you
cannot then make a copy of those recordings. CPRM
recordings can only be made on DVD-RW discs format-
ted in VR mode, and CPRM recordings can only be
played on players that are specifically compatible with


• Recording equipment should be used only for lawful

copying and you are advised to check carefully what
is lawful copying in the country in which you are mak-
ing a copy. Copying of copyright material such as
films or music is unlawful unless permitted by a legal
exception or consented to by the rights owner.

• This product incorporates copyright protection tech-

nology that is protected by method claims of certain
U.S. patents and other intellectual property rights
owned by Macrovision Corporation and other rights
owners. Use of this copyright protection technology
must be authorized by Macrovision Corporation, and
is intended for home and other limited viewing uses
only unless otherwise authorized by Macrovision cor-
poration. Reverse engineering or disassembly is pro-

Remote Control Operation Range

Point the remote control at the remote sensor and press
the buttons.

Remote Control Battery Installation

Detach the battery cover on the rear of
the remote control, and insert two R03
(size AAA) batteries with


aligned correctly.


Do not mix old and new batteries. Never mix different
types of batteries (standard, alkaline, etc.).

Reset the DVD Recorder

If you observe any of the following symptoms...

The unit is plugged in, but the power will not turn on
or off.
The front panel display is not working.
The DVD Recorder is not operating normally.

...you can reset the DVD Recorder as follows:

Press and hold the POWER button for at least five
seconds. This will force the unit to power off.
Press the POWER button again to turn the unit back
Unplug the power cord, wait at least five seconds,
and then plug it in again.