Digital VHS HDTV Recorder
  • Digital VHS HDTV Recorder

  • HM-DH40000U

  • The perfect compliment to High Definition TV, enjoy D-Theater movies in High Definition 1080i

  • Features

    The HM-DH40000 from JVC redefines home theater performance. Its playback picture is ready to display on the newest HDTV and hi-res projector systems. It enables full enjoyment of prerecorded D-Theater movies, now and in the future. But it also keeps you in touch with the analog video library you've built over the years because, as they say, the show must go on. So go beyond video. Experience the extreme performance of the HM-DH40000 from JVC. HD Video for the age of HDTV

    • Digital Set-top box ready with Digital-to-Digital connection via i.Link (IEEE 1394) terminal
    • D-Theater compliant with the advanced D-VHS security system
    • HDTV Digital Broadcast Bitstream Recording/Playback
    • Built-in MPEG2 Decoder for Direct Connection to HDTV
    • Can Record Any Type of Broadcast including HD, SD or Analog
    • HS mode (28.2 Mbps) for up to 4 hours* HDTV recording STD Mode (14.1 Mbps) for up to 8 hours* SD recording LS3 Mode (4.7 Mbps) for up to 24 hours* long-time recording * and LS5 mode for up to 40 hours* long-time recording Per DF-480 cassette
    • D-VHS (HS, STD, LS3) S-VHS (SP, EP) S-VHS ET (SP, EP) HiFi VHS (SP, EP) VHS (SP, EP)
    • Full Spec HDTV Compatible (with all 18 ATSC broadcasting formats)
    • DigiPure Technology for high resolution analog recording and playback
    • 5.1 Dolby Digital Output (optical)
    • 2 channel Linear PCM Audio Output capability
    • 1080i, 720P, 480P and 480i
    • 2 Sets of AV inputs
    • S-Video inputs
    • 2 Sets of AV outputs
    • 2 S-Video Outputs
    • 1 Component Video Output (Y, Pb, Pr)
    • 1 x Optical Digital Output
    • 2 x I.Link Terminal (IEEE 1394), DV input only for camcorders
    • Front Inputs ( AV, S-Video, i.Link)
    • Video Navigation- Tape Number, Record date and Category sorting
    • Frame Synchronizer for pristine analog-to-digital dubs
    • MTS Decoder for SAP programs
    • VCR Plus+ with provided cable box controller
    • Express Programming
    • Plug and Play for automatic tuner and clock set-up
    • 1-year / 24-event programmable timer
    • Av Compu Link
    • Multi-Brand TV Compatible Remote Control
    • 90 days labor and 1 year parts
    • Weight: 12.2 lbs.(5.5kg)
    • Width: 17-3/16″(435mm)
    • Height: 3-3/4″(94mm)
    • Depth: 15-1/8″(383mm)
    • Power: AC 120V - 60Hz

  • Specs

    D-VHS Recorder
    MECHANISM/SERVOHM-DH40000U
    Head Configuration:
    D-VHS5 Head
    VHSDA-4 + Hi-Fi Audio 2 Head
    AUDIOHM-DH40000U
    Recording Audio Format:
    D-VHSLinear PCM or MPEG-1 Layer2
    VHSHi-Fi
    Dolby Digital/DTS/PCM Digital OutYes/Yes/Yes (D-VHS)
    VIDEOHM-DH40000U
    Recording Video Format:
    D-VHSDVB Standard MPEG-2 TS
    VHSNTSC S-VHS/VHS
    S-VHS ET RecordingYes (S-VHS)
    Recording Time (Approx.)*
    HS4 hours (28.2 Mbps) (D-VHS)
    STD8 hours (14.1 Mbps) (D-VHS)
    LS324 hours (4.7 Mbps) (D-VHS)
    LS540 hours (2.8 Mbps) (D-VHS)
    Recording and Playback Speeds**:
    D-VHSLS5 / LS3 / STD / HS / LP / EP / SP
    VHSSP/EP
    Motion Active Progressive Scan OutputYes (S-VHS/VHS)
    Super MPEG Encode Pre-Processor
    Time Base CorrectorYes (S-VHS/VHS)
    Frame SynchronizerYes (S-VHS/VHS)
    Motion Active Noise ReductionYes (S-VHS/VHS)
    DigiPure TechnologyYes (S-VHS/VHS)
    Frame MemoryAbout 6MB
    A.V. CalibrationYes (S-VHS/VHS)
    PLAYBACK FUNCTIONHM-DH40000U
    NavigationYes Over1000 Titles
    ChapterYes (D-Theater)
    Variable Search (Forward/Reverse)Yes (S-VHS/VHS)
    Variable Slow (Forward/Reverse)+/- 1/6, +/- 1/18 (S-VHS/VHS)
    Shuttle SearchSP 11x, EP 31x, HS 6x, STD 12x, LS3 36x, LS5 60x
    Index SearchYes
    Skip SearchYes
    Repeat Playback (up to 50x)Yes (except LS3 and LS5)
    Picture ControlYes (AUTO / EDIT / SOFT / SHARP) (S-VHS/VHS)
    FF/REW Speed100 Sec.
    Next Function MemoryREW --> OFF, PLAY, TIMER, EJECT
    TUNERHM-DH40000U
    Broadcast StandardM
    Stereo DecoderMTS
    Channel Storage181 ch
    Plug & PlayYes
    TIMERHM-DH40000U
    Timer Program1-Year/24-Program
    Express ProgrammingYes
    VCR Plus+Yes (VCR Plus+ C3 w/ Cable Box Control)
    Permanent Program MemoryYes
    TERMINALSHM-DH40000U
    Front:
    S-Video InYes
    Composite Video InYes
    Audio L/R InYes
    Rear:
    Component OutYes
    S-Video In/OutYes x 2 / Yes x 2
    Composite Video In/Out-/Yes x 2
    Audio L/R In/OutYes x 2 / Yes x 2
    Optical Digital OutYes
    i.LINK
    In/OutDV x 2 (including front) 4-pin, DTCP Compatible DVB Standard MPEG-2 TS, HDV720P
    InDV x 2 (rear)
    JLIPYes
    AV Compu LinkYes
    GENERALHM-DH40000U
    On-Screen Display:
    On-Screen LanguageEng.
    Multi-Brand RemoteYes (Glow)
    Power Backup Time10 Min.
    Power RequirementsAC 120V/60Hz
    Power Consumption:
    Power On42W
    Standby18W
    Dimensions (W x H x D):
    in.17-3/16 x 3-3/4 x 15-1/8
    mm435 x 94 x 383
    Weight:
    lbs.12.2
    kg5.5

    * Using DF-480 cassette ** LP/EP mode recording and playback is not available for Super VHS ET.

  • Provided Acc

    REMOTE CONTROL

    REMOTE CONTROL

    $31.42

    LP21036-013C

    The remote control as originally supplied with your unit.
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    STANDARD ANTENNA RF CABLE

    STANDARD ANTENNA RF CABLE

    $4.50

    17-1132

    6 ft RF cable for connection to cable box/antenna input of TV, VCR, etc.
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    6FT S-VHS VIDEO CABLE

    6FT S-VHS VIDEO CABLE

    $3.99

    17-1355

    6ft S-VHS Video Cable, 4 Pin DIN Plug to 4 Pin DIN plug.
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    STANDARD AUDIO CABLE

    STANDARD AUDIO CABLE

    $5.98

    17-1032

    6 ft / 2m long, standard stereo audio cable with RCA connectors.
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