VIDEO
CASSETTE RECORDER
SV-655B
SV-650B
SV-450B
SV-255B
SV-250B
SV-655X
SV-650X
SV-450X
SV-250X
Instruction Manual
www.samsungvcr.com
About this manual
Contents
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Thank you for purchasing a Samsung Video Cassette Recorder (VCR).
Your Owner’s Instructions contain much valuable information on setting up and
using your VCR. Please take the time to read them as they will help you take full
advantage of your VCR’s features.
◆ FOREWORD
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The instructions in this manual are for models, SV-655B, SV-650B, SV-450B,
SV-255B, SV-250B, SV-655X, SV-650X, SV-450X and SV-250X. Before you start
reading this manual please check your model number. It is displayed on the rear
of the VCR.
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- Gray shaded areas marked with a star indicate instructions that are
only relevant to one model.
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Features Chart
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SV-450B
SV-250B
SV-255B
SV-450X
SV-250X
IPC (Intelligent Picture Control)
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Changing recording speed (SP/LP)
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G-CODE recording
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Connecting an RCA Audio/Video cable
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Hi-Fi and A2 STEREO
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NICAM Stereo
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Deciding How to Connect Your VCR.............................................................
Connecting Your VCR to the TV using the Coaxial Cable.............................
Connecting Your VCR to the TV using the RCA Cable .................................
Connecting Other Equipment to Your VCR ...................................................
Plug & Auto Set Up........................................................................................
Tuning your Television for the VCR...............................................................
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Inserting Batteries in the Remote Control......................................................
Setting the Date and Time.............................................................................
Displaying/Hiding On-Screen Information .....................................................
Choosing Your Language..............................................................................
Setting the VCR Output Channel...................................................................
Presetting the Stations Automatically ............................................................
Presetting the Stations Manually ...................................................................
Clearing a Preset Station...............................................................................
Changing the Preset Station Table................................................................
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◆ RECORDING TELEVISION BROADCASTS
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Dual VCR/TV remote Control
Front View of the VCR...................................................................................
Rear View of the VCR ...................................................................................
Infrared Remote Control ................................................................................
Display Indicator ............................................................................................
Accessories ...................................................................................................
◆ SETTING UP YOUR VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDER
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◆ CONNECTING YOUR VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDER
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Feature
Safety Instructions .........................................................................................
◆ VCR OVERVIEWS
Selecting the Cassette Type..........................................................................
Selecting the Recording Speed .....................................................................
NICAM (SV-655X/SV-650X Only) .................................................................
Protecting a Recorded Cassette....................................................................
Recording a Programme Immediately ...........................................................
Recording a Programme with Automatic Stop...............................................
Using the G-CODE Feature (SV-655B/655X/255B Only)..............................
Modifying G-CODE Programming (SV-655B/655X/255B Only) ....................
Using the Timer Programming Feature .........................................................
Checking a Preset Recording........................................................................
Cancelling a Preset Recording ......................................................................
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Safety Instructions
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The following illustrations represent precautions.
◆ PLAYING BACK
Playing a Cassette.........................................................................................
Adjusting Picture Alignment Automatically (SV-250B/SV-250X Only)...........
Adjusting Picture Alignment Manually ...........................................................
Intelligent Picture Control ..............................................................................
Intelligent Picture Control (SV-250B/SV-250X Only).....................................
Selecting the Colour Mode ............................................................................
Selecting the Audio Output Mode (SV-655B/650B/655X/650X Only) ...........
Selecting the Audio Mute Mode (SV-450B/255B/250B/450X/250X Only).....
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The lightning bolt is a warning sign alerting you to dangerous voltage inside the product.
DO NOT OPEN THE VCR. Refer to service personnel.
◆ SEARCHING FOR A SEQUENCE
Playing a Cassette in Slow Motion ................................................................
Playing a Sequence Frame by Frame ...........................................................
Picture Search, Fast Forward/Rewind...........................................................
Searching for a Specific Sequence ...............................................................
Auto Repeat Play...........................................................................................
Interval Repeat Play ......................................................................................
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◆ EASY OPERATION
Using the Tape Counter ................................................................................
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◆ ADVANCED RECORDING FEATURES
Connecting RCA Audio/Video Input Cable (SV-655B/655X/255B Only) .......
Using the Assemble Edit Function.................................................................
Recording from Another VCR or Camcorder.................................................
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Do NOT expose the VCR to
extreme temperature conditions (below 5°C and above
40°C) or to extreme humidity
conditions (less than 10% and
more than 75%).
Do NOT expose the VCR to
direct sunlight.
Do NOT expose the VCR to
any liquids.
Do NOT place any objects on
the VCR or remote control.
During a storm and/or lightning, unplug the VCR from the
mains socket and aerial.
If the remote control is not
used for a long period of time,
remove the batteries and store
it in a cool, dry place.
◆ OTHER FUNCTIONS AND USEFUL RECOMMENDATIONS
Using the TV Buttons on the Remote Control (SV-655B/SV-650B/
SV-450B/SV-250B/SV-655X/SV-650X Only) ................................................
Auto Power Off ..............................................................................................
Child door lock system ..................................................................................
ECO Mode-Reducing Standby power consumption ......................................
Technical Specifications ................................................................................
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◆ SOLVING PROBLEMS
Problems and Solutions.................................................................................
TV Frequency Table ......................................................................................
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Symbols
1
1
☛
➢
★
Press/push
Hold down
Important
Note
Option
THIS DEVICE IS NOT FOR USE IN INDUSTRIAL
ENVIRONMENTS
1 = Step number
4
5
II
II
Front View of the VCR
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(SV-655B/655X)
(SV-250B/250X)
VIDEO CASSETTE
COMPARTMENT
EJECT
BUTTON
STANDBY/ON
BUTTON
STOP PLAY
BUTTON BUTTON
STANDBY/ON
BUTTON
VIDEO CASSETTE
COMPARTMENT
EJECT
BUTTON
PAUSE/STILL
BUTTON
PLAY
BUTTON
F.F
REW
STANDBY/ON
PLAY
F.F
STANDBY/ON
EJECT
EJECT
STOP
PLAY
II
REC
VIDEO
I I P/S
STOP
REW
PROG
REC
I I P/S
PROG
L AUDIO R
AUX
LINE IN 2 VIDEO LINE IN 2 AUDIO L, R PROGRAMME
SELECTION BUTTONS
INPUT SOCKET INPUT SOCKETS
RECORD
BUTTON
PAUSE/STILL
BUTTON
REW
BUTTON
FF
BUTTON
PROGRAMME
SELECTION BUTTONS
RECORD
BUTTON
STOP
BUTTON
REW
FF
BUTTON BUTTON
(SV-650B/650X/450B/450X)
VIDEO CASSETTE
COMPARTMENT
EJECT
BUTTON
STANDBY/ON
BUTTON
STANDBY/ON
PAUSE/STILL
BUTTON
PLAY
BUTTON
EJECT
REW
CHANNEL
REC
STOP
II
PLAY
Rear View of the VCR
F.F
I I P/S
II
(SV-655B/650B/655X/650X)
CHANNEL
SELECTION BUTTONS
RECORD STOP
REW
BUTTON BUTTON BUTTON
FF
BUTTON
VIDEO INPUT
SOCKET
AERIAL IN
CONNECTOR
AUDIO L, R INPUT
SOCKETS
(SV-450B/450X/255B/250B/250X)
VIDEO INPUT
SOCKET
AERIAL IN
CONNECTOR
AUDIO INPUT
SOCKET
(SV-255B)
STANDBY/ON
BUTTON
VIDEO CASSETTE
COMPARTMENT
EJECT
BUTTON
STOP PLAY
BUTTON BUTTON
VIDEO
AUDIO
R
L
VIDEO
LINE IN 1
TV
AUDIO
LINE IN 1
TV
LINE OUT
F.F
REW
STANDBY/ON
LINE OUT
PLAY
EJECT
STOP
PROG
REC
OUT TO TV
CONNECTOR
I I P/S
VIDEO OUTPUT
SOCKET
AUDIO L, R OUTPUT
SOCKETS
OUT TO TV
CONNECTOR
VIDEO OUTPUT
SOCKET
AUDIO OUTPUT
SOCKET
AUX
II
VIDEO
AUDIO
LINE IN 2 VIDEO, AUDIO
INPUT SOCKETS
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PROGRAMME
SELECTION BUTTONS
RECORD
BUTTON
PAUSE/STILL
BUTTON
REW
BUTTON
FF
BUTTON
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Infrared Remote Control
Display Indicator
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(SV-655B/655X/650B/650X/450B/450X/255B)
VCR STANDBY/ON
TV STANDBY/ON
TV STANDBY/ON BUTTON
VCR STANDBY/ON BUTTON
1
SLOW
SLOW BUTTON
★SV-655B/655X/650B/650X/450B/450X
2
3
4
SHUTTLE
SHUTTLE BUTTON
V-LOCK
V-LOCK BUTTON
CLR/RST
CLEAR AND RESET BUTTON
TV BUTTON
F.ADV
INDEX
TV
SELECT
FRAME ADVANCE BUTTON
VCR
INPUT
VCR BUTTON
VOLUME BUTTONS
REPEAT
AUDIO
AUDIO MODE SELECTION BUTTON
(SV-655B/655X/650B/650X)
AUDIO MUTE BUTTON (SV-450B/450X/255B)
STOP BUTTON
REWIND/REVERSE PICTURE
SEARCH BUTTON
INDEX BUTTON
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DISP./
VOL
VCR
TUNER, LINE IN 1, LINE IN 2 ★(SV-655X/
SV-655B/255B ONLY) SELECTION / REPEAT
SELECTION BUTTON
STEREO
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PROGRAMME SELECTION /
TRACKING BUTTONS
PROG/TRK
5
DISPLAY BUTTON
6
PLAY/PAUSE/STILL BUTTON
REC
MENU
RECORD BUTTON
FAST-FORWARD/FORWARD
SEARCH BUTTON
1
2
3
4
5
6
MENU BUTTON
MENU SELECTION BUTTON
MENU SELECTION UP BUTTON
OK
MENU SELECTION BUTTON
MENU SELECTION DOWN BUTTON
OK BUTTON
SPEED
DUB
TV/VCR
TIMER
RECORDING SPEED SELECTION BUTTON
TIMER BUTTON / G-CODE ★(SV-655B/655X/
SV-255B ONLY) BUTTON
Cassette loaded indicator
PLAY indicator
Multi-function display
Timer indicator
STEREO indicator ★(SV-655B/655X/650B/650X Only)
REC indicator
(SV-250B/250X)
STANDBY/ON
EJECT
EJECT BUTTON
STANDBY/ON BUTTON
Accessories
SLOW
SHUTTLE
SHUTTLE BUTTON
V-LOCK
V-LOCK BUTTON
CLR/RST
F.ADV
INDEX
CLEAR AND RESET BUTTON
A.TRK
AUTO TRACKING BUTTON
IPC BUTTON
TRACKING BUTTONS
IPC
INPUT
REPEAT
DISPLAY
AUDIO
AUDIO MUTE BUTTON
TRK
INDEX BUTTON
FRAME ADVANCE BUTTON
TUNER, LINE IN 1SELECTION /
REPEAT SELECTION BUTTON
You have just purchased a SAMSUNG Video Cassette Recorder (VCR).
Together with your VCR, you will find the following accessories in the box.
PROGRAMME SELECTION BUTTON
PROG
DISPLAY BUTTON
REMOTE CONTROL
OWNER’S INSTRUCTIONS
COAXIAL CABLE
STA
NDB
Y/ON
STOP BUTTON
PLAY/PAUSE/STILL BUTTON
SLO
W
SH
UT
TLE
REWIND/REVERSE PICTURE
SEARCH BUTTON
REC
MENU
A.TR
K
FAST-FORWARD/FORWARD
SEARCH BUTTON
AUD
IO
MENU BUTTON
IND
EX
INPU
T
PRO
G
REP
EAT
DIS
PLA
Y
MEN
U
OK
RECORD BUTTON
F.AD
V
IPC
TRK
REC
EJE
CT
V-L
OC
K
CLR
/RST
SPE
ED
DUB
TV/V
CR
TIME
R
MENU SELECTION UP BUTTON
MENU SELECTION BUTTON
MENU SELECTION BUTTON
OK
MENU SELECTION DOWN BUTTON
OK BUTTON
SPEED
RECORDING SPEED SELECTION BUTTON
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DUB
TV/VCR
TIMER
TIMER BUTTON
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Deciding How to Connect Your VCR
Connecting Your VCR to the TV using the Coaxial Cable
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You must take into account various factors when connecting audio or video systems:
To receive television programmes a signal must be received from
one of the following sources:
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◆ Types of connectors available on your systems
◆ Systems connected permanently to the VCR (satellite receiver for example) or temporarily
(camcorder for example)
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Your VCR is equipped with the following connectors.
Connector
Location
LINE IN 1
Rear
VIDEO
Type
Audio/Video RCA
Remove the aerial or network input cable from the television.
2
Connect this cable to the 75Ω coaxial socket marked
rear of your VCR.
In
◆ Camcorder
◆ Satellite receiver
◆ Other VCR
3
Plug the coaxial cable supplied into the
Rear
VIDEO
Audio/Video RCA
AUDIO
R
L
Out
LINE IN 1
◆ Television
◆ Other VCR
◆ Audio Hi-Fi system
TV
socket on your VCR.
4
Plug the other end of the coaxial cable into the connector
previously used for the aerial on the television.
5
To obtain better quality pictures and sound on your television, you
can also connect your VCR to the television via the RCA cable
(see section below) if your television is equipped with this type of
connection.
LINE OUT
VIDEO
on the
VIDEO
LINE IN 1
LINE IN 1
LINE OUT
1
AUDIO
AUDIO
R
L
Make sure that both the television and the VCR are
switched off before connecting the cables.
Recommended Use
LINE IN 1
Audio/Video
output
VIDEO
TV
2
Direction
AUDIO
R
L
VIDEO
An outdoor aerial
An indoor aerial
A cable television network
A satellite receiver
AUDIO
R
L
LINE IN 1
TV
LINE OUT
3
4
AUDIO
LINE IN 1
Connecting Your VCR to the TV using the RCA Cable
LINE OUT
LINE IN 2
Front
Audio/Video RCA
In
LINE IN 2
VIDEO
L AUDIO R
◆ Audio Hi-Fi system
◆ Camcorder
◆ Other VCR
SV-655B/655X/650X/650B
Front
Audio/Video RCA
In
LINE IN 2
VIDEO
AUDIO
◆ Audio system
◆ Camcorder
◆ Other VCR
Rear
75 Ω
Out
RF
coaxial
cable
◆ Television
Aerial
TV
2
★(SV-255B only)
OUT TO TV
Aerial
TV
★(SV-655B/655X only)
LINE IN 2
SV-450B/255B/250B/450X/250X
2
VIDEO
TV
AUDIO
R
L
LINE IN 1
RF
coaxial
cable
VIDEO
AUDIO
LINE IN 1
TV
LINE OUT
LINE OUT
TV
coaxial
IN FROM ANT. Rear
75 Ω
coaxial
In
◆ Aerial
◆ Cable television network
◆ Satellite receiver
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You can connect your VCR to the television using the RCA cable if the appropriate input is available on the
television. You thus:
◆ Obtain better quality sound and pictures
◆ Simplify the setting up procedure of your VCR
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Whenever you connect an audio or video system to your VCR, ensure that all elements are
switched off.
Refer to the documentation supplied with your equipment for detailed connection instructions
and associated safety precautions.
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◆ Regardless of the type of connection chosen, you must always connect the coaxial cable
supplied. Otherwise, no picture will be visible on the screen when the VCR is switched off.
◆ Make sure that both the television and the VCR are switched off before connecting the cables.
1
Connect the coaxial cable as indicated in the above section.
2
Connect one end of the RCA Audio/Video cable to the Video output and Audio output socket on the rear
of the VCR.
3
Plug the other end into the appropriate connector on the television.
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Plug & Auto Set Up
Connecting Other Equipment to Your VCR
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You can connect other audio and/or video equipment to your VCR in different ways. The following
illustrations give a few examples of the connection possibilities.
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The RCA input/output connectors on the front of the VCR are used
for equipment, such as camcorders, VCRs or sound systems.
Camcorder
SV-655B/655X
Your VCR will automatically set itself up when it is plugged into the
mains for the first time. TV stations will be stored in memory. The
process takes a few minutes. Your VCR will then be ready for use.
1
Connect the coaxial cable as indicated on page 11.
(Connecting Your VCR to the TV Using the Coaxial Cable)
2
Plug the VCR into the mains.
Result:
The LANGUAGE SET menu is displayed.
3
Select the required language by pressing the œ or ❷ buttons.
4
Press OK to store the language selected.
Result:
A message appears.
5
TV
VIDEO
AUDIO
LINE IN 1
TV
LINE OUT
Press OK to start the auto scanning.
The number of stations automatically stored by the VCR
depends on the number of stations that it has found.
2
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VIDEO
VIDEO
LINE IN 2
L AUDIO
R
VCR
AUDIO
R
L
6
LINE IN 1
On completion, press MENU twice to exit the menu.
LINE OUT
FRONT OF THE VCR
REAR OF THE VCR
Sound system
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◆
Auto preset can be performed by pressing (STOP) on the
VCR continuously for 5 seconds or more with no tape
inserted.
Camcorder
AUTO SET UP
VIDEO
VCR
AUDIO
LINE IN 2
VIDEO
PLEASE WAIT
AUDIO
LINE IN 1
60%
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LINE OUT
FRONT OF THE VCR
(SV-255B Only)
REAR OF THE VCR
Sound system
END:MENU
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END: MENU
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Tuning Your Television for the VCR
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You must tune your television for the VCR only if you are not using
a RCA cable
★(SV-655B/SV-650B/
★(SV-450B/SV-255B/
★(SV-655X/SV-450X/
★(SV-650X)
★(SV-250B/SV-250X)
VCR STANDBY/ON
STANDBY/ON
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1
Switch on the television.
2
Switch on the VCR by pressing STANDBY/ON on the front of the
VCR or VCR STANDBY/ON (STANDBY/ON) on the remote
control.
3
Select a programme position on the television to be reserved for
use with your VCR.
4
Insert the video cassette in the VCR. Check that the VCR starts
reading the cassette; if not, press ❿II button.
5
Start a scan on your television or set the television to UHF
channel 38.
6
Fine tune the television until the pictures and sound are obtained
clearly.
7
If you cannot find the pictures and sound, or there is interference
from nearby channels, it may be necessary to change the setting
of the VCR output channel (see Setting the VCR Output Channel
on page 17 and Problems and Solutions on page 43).
8
When the picture and sound are perfectly clear, store this channel
at the desired programme position on the television.
That programme is now reserved for use with your VCR.
Result:
2
2
S
S
REC
MENU
4
OK
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To view pictures from your VCR when a RCA cable is
used, the television must be set to the audio/video mode
(AV).
Inserting Batteries in the Remote Control
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You must insert or replace the batteries in the remote control when
you:
◆ Purchase the video cassette recorder
1
◆ Find that the remote control is no longer working
correctly
1
Push the tab in the direction of the arrow to release the battery
compartment cover on the rear of the remote control.
2
Insert two AA, R6 or equivalent batteries, taking care to respect
the polarities:
◆
+ on the battery with + on the remote control
◆
– on the battery with – on the remote control
3
Replace the cover by aligning it with the base of the remote
control and pushing it back into place.
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Do not mix different battery types (manganese and
alkaline for example).
Setting the Date and Time
Your VCR contains a 24-hour clock and calendar used to:
◆ Automatically stop programme recording
◆ Preset your VCR to record a programme automatically
You must set the date and time when:
◆ You purchase the video cassette recorder
◆ The power supply remains off for more than 1 hour
★(SV-655B/650B/655X/650X only)
◆ The power supply remains off for more than 30 sec
★(SV-450B/255B/250B/450X/250X only)
☛
1
REC
2
MENU
1
2
2
OK
3
2
SPEED
DUB
TV/VCR
PROG
OPTIONS
INSTALL
CLOCK
CLOCK
BONUS
LANG
TIMER
◆ Do not forget to reset the time when you change
clocks from winter to summer time and vice versa.
Press MENU on the remote control.
Result:
The programming menu is displayed.
2
Press the corresponding œ, ❷ or ➛, ❿ buttons to select the
CLOCK SET option.
3
Press the OK button to select this option.
Result:
The CLOCK SET menu is displayed.
4
Press ➛ or ❿ to select the hour, minutes, day, month and year.
Result:
The option selected flashes.
5
Press the œ or ❷ buttons to increase or decrease the value.
Result:
The day of the week is displayed automatically.
CLOCK SET
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❷➛❿
OK
END: MENU
CLOCK
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You can hold the œ or ❷ buttons down to scroll more
quickly through the values.
On completion, press MENU twice to exit the menu.
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END: MENU
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Displaying/Hiding On-Screen Information
Setting the VCR Output Channel
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Your VCR displays most information both on the VCR and the
television.
You can choose to display or hide this information on the television
screen (except for the Index, Programming MENU and G-CODE
★(SV-655B/655X/255B only) function, which cannot be hidden).
PROG
OPTIONS
OPTIONS
INSTALL
CLOCK
BONUS
LANG
OK
END: MENU
1
Press MENU on the remote control.
Result:
The programming menu is displayed.
2
Press the corresponding
INSTALLATION option.
2
Press the corresponding œ, ❷ or ➛, ❿ buttons to select the
USER SET option.
3
Press the OK button to select this option.
Result:
The INSTALLATION menu is displayed.
3
Press the OK button to select this option.
The USER SET menu is displayed.
Result:
4
Press the corresponding œ or ❷ buttons, until the VCR OUTPUT
CH option is selected.
4
Press the corresponding
selected.
OPTIONS
OSD
TAPE SELECT
COLOUR SYSTEM
ECO. MODE
IPC
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❷
:ON
:E180
:AUTO
:OFF
:ON
❿
Press MENU on the remote control.
Result:
The programming menu is displayed.
1
USER SET
œ
❷➛❿
Your VCR output channel may need to be changed if the pictures
suffer from interference or if your TV cannot find the pictures.
Also, you can change the VCR output channel to adjust the
frequency in which information is displayed on the screen.
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END: MENU
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or ❷ buttons, until the OSD option is
To...
Press ➛ or ❿, until...
Display on-screen information
ON is displayed.
Hide on-screen information
OFF is displayed.
œ,❷
or ➛, ❿ buttons to select the
5
Select the required output channel by pressing the ➛ or ❿ buttons.
6
On completion, press MENU twice to exit the menu.
Then tune your television again (see page 14).
PROG
OPTIONS
INSTALL
INSTALL
CLOCK
BONUS
LANG
INSTALLATION
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❷➛❿
OK
END: MENU
★(SV-655B/650B/450B/255B/250B)
INSTALL
AUTO SET UP
MANUAL SET UP
VCR OUTPUT CH :CH38
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❷
❿
END: MENU
★(SV-655X/650X/450X/250X)
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On completion, press MENU twice to exit the menu.
INSTALL
AUTO SET UP
MANUAL SET UP
VCR OUTPUT CH :CH36
Choosing Your Language
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❷
❿
END: MENU
You can change the language in which information is displayed on
the screen.
PROG
OPTIONS
INSTALL
CLOCK
BONUS
LANG
LANG
LANGUAGE SET
œ
❷➛❿
OK
END: MENU
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1
Press MENU on the remote control.
Result:
The programming menu is displayed.
2
Press the corresponding
LANGUAGE SET option.
3
Press the OK button to select this option.
Result:
The LANGUAGE SET menu is displayed.
4
Select the required language by pressing the œ or ❷ buttons.
5
Press OK to store the language selected.
6
Press MENU to exit the menu.
Result:
From now on, all the on-screen information will be
displayed in the language selected.
œ,❷
or ➛, ❿ buttons to select the
17
Presetting the Stations Manually
Presetting the Stations Automatically
Your VCR contains a built-in tuner used to receive television
broadcasts.
GB
☛
PROG
OPTIONS
INSTALL
INSTALL
CLOCK
BONUS
LANG
INSTALLATION
œ
❷➛❿
OK
END: MENU
You do not need to preset the stations if you have already
set them automatically (see Plug & Auto Set Up on
page 13).
Your VCR contains a built-in tuner used to receive television
broadcasts.
You must preset the stations received through the tuner. This can
be done:
◆ Plug & Auto Set up (see page 13)
◆ Automatically
◆ Manually (see page 19)
You can store up to 80 stations.
★(SV-655B/650B/450B/255B/250B)
1
Press the MENU button on the remote control.
Result:
The programming menu is displayed.
INSTALL
AUTO SET UP
MANUAL SET UP
VCR OUTPUT CH :CH38
œ
❷
❿
END: MENU
Press the MENU button on the remote control.
Result:
The programming menu is displayed.
2
Press the corresponding œ, ❷ or ➛, ❿ buttons to select the
INSTALLATION option.
3
Press the OK button to select this option.
The INSTALLATION menu is displayed.
Result:
4
Press the corresponding œ or ❷ buttons, until the MANUAL SET
UP option is selected.
Press the OK button to select this option.
Result:
The INSTALLATION menu is displayed.
5
Press the ❿ button to select MANUAL SET UP option.
Result:
The TV STATION TABLE menu is displayed.
4
Press the corresponding œ or ❷ buttons, until the AUTO SET
UP option is selected.
Press the ❿ button to select this option.
6
Press the œ or ❷ buttons to select a programme number as
required.
7
Press the ❿button to preset the station.
Result:
The MANUAL TUNING menu is displayed.
Press OK to start the auto scanning.
Result:
◆ The PLEASE WAIT indication flashes on the
television screen.
◆ The first frequency band is scanned and the first
station found is displayed and stored.
◆ The VCR then searches for the second station and
so on.
◆ When the automatic scanning procedure has
finished, the VCR switches automatically to
programme 1.
8
Press the ➛ or ❿ buttons to start scanning.
The frequency band is scanned and the first station
Result:
found is displayed.
If you know the number of the channel you want, press the
numeric buttons on the remote control for example, for channel
06, first press “0” and then press “6”. (see age 44)
Press the œ or ❷ buttons until the NAME is selected.
To change the programme’s name, press the ❿button.
The first letter of the name flashes.
Result:
➢
11
5
END: MENU
6
YOUR DATA WILL BE LOST
➢
œ,❷
The number of stations automatically stored by the VCR
depends on the number of stations that it has found.
9
10
If you wish to cancel the auto scanning before the end, press the
MENU button three times to exit the menu.
◆ Once the auto scanning procedure has finished, some
stations may have been stored more than once; select
the stations with the best reception and delete the
ones no longer required (see page 20).
12
To...
Select a character
in the name
Then...
Press the œ or ❷ button until the
required character is displayed
(letters, numbers or “-” character).
Move to the next or
previous character
Press the ❿ or ➛ buttons
respectively.
If you...
Then...
Wish to store the
station displayed
◆
◆
◆
AUTO SET UP
Do not wish to
store the station
displayed
PLEASE WAIT
2%
I--------------------I
◆
◆
◆
END:MENU
18
PROG
OPTIONS
INSTALL
INSTALL
CLOCK
BONUS
LANG
INSTALLATION
œ
❷➛❿
1
3
INSTALL
PRESS OK TO CONTINUE
MENU TO EXIT
You do not need to preset the stations manually if you
have already set them automatically.
Press the corresponding
INSTALLATION option.
AUTO SET UP
MANUAL SET UP
VCR OUTPUT CH :CH36
❿
☛
2
★(SV-655X/650X/450X/250X)
œ
❷
or ➛, ❿ buttons to select the
You must preset the stations received through the tuner. This can
be done:
◆ Plug & Auto Set up (see page 13)
◆ Automatically (see page 18)
◆ Manually
You can store up to 80 stations.
GB
Press the corresponding œ or ❷buttons,
until the MFT is selected.
Press the ➛ or ❿ buttons to adjust the
picture, if necessary.
Press OK to store the station .
Press the corresponding œ or ❷ buttons,
until the CH is selected.
Press the ➛ or ❿ buttons to go on
scanning the frequency band and display
the next station
Go back to the beginning of Step 12
13
Repeat this procedure from Step 6 onwards, until all the required
stations have been stored.
14
On completion, press the MENU button three times to exit the menu.
OK
END: MENU
★(SV-655B/650B/450B/255B/250B)
INSTALL
AUTO SET UP
MANUAL SET UP
VCR OUTPUT CH :CH38
❿
œ
❷
END: MENU
★(SV-655X/650X/450X/250X)
INSTALL
AUTO SET UP
MANUAL SET UP
VCR OUTPUT CH :CH36
œ
❷
❿
END: MENU
** TV STATION TABLE **
PR
CH
NAME
1
002
CAEB
2
-----3
-----4
-----5
-----❿
SWAPPING:OK
DELETE:CLR/RST
MENU
œ
❷
** MANUAL TUNING **
PR
: 1
CH
: --MFT
: NAME
: ----
œ
❷
➛❿
MEMORY: OK
END: MENU
19
Changing the Preset Station Table
Clearing a Preset Station
GB
GB
You can rearrange the preset TV stations according to your own
preferences programme number assigned to the station.
If you have stored a TV station:
◆ That you do not require
◆ At the wrong programme position
PROG
OPTIONS
CLOCK
BONUS
INSTALL
INSTALL
LANG
1
INSTALLATION
œ
❷➛❿
OK
END: MENU
★(SV-655B/650B/450B/255B/250B)
INSTALL
AUTO SET UP
MANUAL SET UP
VCR OUTPUT CH :CH38
œ
❷
❿
END: MENU
★(SV-655X/650X/450X/250X)
œ
❷
❿
END: MENU
** TV STATION TABLE **
PR
CH
NAME
1
002
CAEB
2
-----3
-----4
-----5
-----❿
SWAPPING:OK
DELETE:CLR/RST
MENU
œ
❷
Press the MENU button on the remote control.
Result:
The programming menu is displayed.
or ➛, ❿ buttons to select the
2
Press the corresponding
INSTALLATION option.
3
Press the OK button to select this option.
Result:
The INSTALLATION menu is displayed.
4
Press the corresponding œ or ❷ buttons, until the MANUAL SET
UP option is selected.
5
Press the ❿ button to select this option.
Result:
The TV STATION TABLE menu is displayed.
6
Press the corresponding œ or ❷ buttons, until the required preset
TV station (PR) is selected.
7
Press the CLR/RST button.
8
Repeat the same procedure from Step 6 onwards until all the
required stations have been cleared.
INSTALL
AUTO SET UP
MANUAL SET UP
VCR OUTPUT CH :CH36
1
Press the MENU button on the remote control.
Result:
The programming menu is displayed.
2
Press the corresponding
INSTALLATION option.
3
Press the OK button to select this option.
Result:
The INSTALLATION menu is displayed.
4
Press the corresponding œ or ❷ buttons, until the MANUAL SET
UP option is selected.
And then press the ❿ button to select this option.
Result:
The TV STATION TABLE menu is displayed.
you can cancel it.
9
œ,❷
On completion, press the MENU button three times to exit the
menu.
œ,❷
PROG
OPTIONS
INSTALL
INSTALL
CLOCK
BONUS
LANG
or ➛, ❿ buttons to select the
INSTALLATION
œ
❷➛❿
5
6
Press the corresponding œ or ❷ buttons, until the required preset
TV programme is selected.
Result:
The selected station is displayed at the same time on
the television screen.
To change the programme number assigned to a station press the
OK button on the remote control. (For example, To move a TV
station in programme 1 to programme 3)
7
Press the œ or ❷ buttons to select required position. And then
press OK again to swap the position.
8
You can modify this station by repeating the same procedure from
Step 5 onwards.
9
On completion, press the MENU button three times to exit the
menu.
OK
END: MENU
★(SV-655B/650B/450B/255B/250B)
INSTALL
AUTO SET UP
MANUAL SET UP
VCR OUTPUT CH :CH38
œ
❷
❿
END: MENU
★(SV-655X/650X/450X/250X)
INSTALL
AUTO SET UP
MANUAL SET UP
VCR OUTPUT CH :CH36
œ
❷
❿
END: MENU
** TV STATION TABLE **
PR
CH
NAME
1
002
CAEB
2
-----3
-----4
-----5
-----œ
❷
SWAPPING:OK
MENU
** TV STATION TABLE **
PR
CH
NAME
1
-----2
-----3
002
CAEB
4
-----5
-----œ
❷
20
SWAPPING:OK
MENU
21
NICAM ★(SV-655X/SV-650X Only)
Selecting the Cassette Type
GB
GB
If you wish to use the tape counter to display the time remaining on
a cassette, you must indicate the type of cassette inserted.
PROG
OPTIONS
OPTIONS
INSTALL
CLOCK
BONUS
LANG
USER SET
œ
❷➛❿
OK
1
Press MENU on the remote control.
Result:
The programming menu is displayed.
2
Press the corresponding
USER SET option.
3
Press the OK button to select this option.
Press MENU on the remote control.
Result:
The programming menu is displayed.
2
Press the corresponding œ, ❷or ➛, ❿ buttons to select the
USER SET option.
buttons, until the TAPE
3
Press the OK button to select this option.
Result:
The USER SET menu is displayed.
Press the ➛ or ❿ buttons as many times as required, until the
correct cassette length is displayed.
4
Press the corresponding
is selected.
5
To...
Mono mode
➛, ❿ buttons to select the
Press the corresponding
œ
or
❷
SELECT option is selected.
OPTIONS
OSD
TAPE SELECT
COLOUR SYSTEM
ECO. MODE
IPC
œ
❷
1
œ , ❷ or
END: MENU
4
NICAM programmes are divided into 3 types. NICAM Stereo,
NICAM Mono and Bilingual (transmission in another language).
NICAM programmes are always accompanied by a standard mono
sound broadcast and you can select the desired sound.
Please refer to page 32.
❿
:ON
:E180
:AUTO
:OFF
:ON
PROG
OPTIONS
OPTIONS
INSTALL
CLOCK
BONUS
LANG
USER SET
œ
❷➛❿
OK
END: MENU
OSD
TAPE SELECT
COLOUR SYSTEM
NICAM
IPC
:ON
:E180
:AUTO
:ON
:ON
OPTIONS
5
E180
E 300
E240
E260
END: MENU
6
Press MENU twice to exit the menu.
NICAM mode
6
œ
or ❷ buttons, until the NICAM option
Press ➛ or ❿, until...
OFF is displayed.
OFF: Only set at this position to record the
standard mono sound during a
NICAM broadcast if the stereo
sound is distorted due to inferior
reception conditions.
ON is displayed.
ON: Normally set at this position.
œ
❷
❿
END: MENU
On completion, press MENU twice to exit the menu.
Selecting the Recording Speed
You can record a cassette at two different speeds:
Type
Recording Time (in SP)
E-180
180 mins. or 3 hours
E-240
240 mins. or 4 hours
E-260
260 mins. or
4 hours and 20 mins.
E-300
300 mins. or 5 hours
SPEED
DUB
TV/VCR
22
◆ SP (Standard Play)
◆ LP (Long Play)
In Long Play modes:
◆ Each cassette lasts twice as long
To record a cassette...
Press the SPEED button on the
remote control, until...
In standard play mode
In long play mode
SP is displayed.
LP is displayed.
TIMER
23
Protecting a Recorded Cassette
Recording a Programme with Automatic Stop
GB
GB
Video cassettes have a safety tab to prevent accidental erasure.
When this tab has been removed, you cannot record on the tape.
This function enables you to record up to nine hours of
programmes. (LP)
Your VCR stops automatically after the requested length of time.
1
2
1
If you wish to protect a cassette, break off the tab using a small
screwdriver.
To re-record over a protected cassette (safety tab broken), cover
the hole with adhesive tape.
Recording a Programme Immediately
★(SV-655B/SV-650B/
★(SV-450B/SV-255B/
★(SV-655X/SV-450X/
★(SV-650X)
CT
VCR
★(SV-250B/SV-250X)
IPC
INPUT
4
4
DISPLA
RK
PROG/TRK
To monitor the programme being recorded, select the television
channel reserved for use with your VCR (or the AV input if used)
3
Insert the cassette on which the programme is to be recorded,
with the window visible and the safety tab intact or the opening
covered with adhesive tape.
Result:
The VCR is switched on automatically.
4
Select:
◆
The station to be recorded using the PROG/TRK (œ or ❷) /
PROG (œ or ❷) buttons
or
◆
The LINE IN 1 or LINE IN 2 ★(SV-655B/655X/255B only)
source using the INPUT button for a satellite tuner or external
video source
Result:
The channel number is displayed and the programme
can be seen on the television.
Before recording a programme, you must have preset the corresponding station (unless you are recording via an external video
source). If you have not done so, refer to pages 18 and 19.
1
Switch on the television.
2
To monitor the programme being recorded, select the television
channel reserved for use with your VCR (or the AV input if used).
3
Insert the cassette on which the programme is to be recorded,
with the window visible and the safety tab intact or the opening
covered with adhesive tape.
Result:
The VCR is switched on automatically.
PROG
4
4
REC
MENU
4
5
OK
★
DUB
2
3
★(SV-655B/SV-650B/
★(SV-450B/SV-255B/
★(SV-655X/SV-450X/
★(SV-650X)
CT
VCR
★(SV-250B/SV-250X)
IPC
INPUT
INPUT
4
4
REPEAT
REPEAT
DISPLA
DISP./
OL
RK
PROG/TRK
PROG
REPEAT
DISP./
SPEED
Switch on the television.
INPUT
REPEAT
OL
1
TV/VCR
TIMER
5
TRK
PROG
6
REC
MENU
Select the recording speed by pressing the SPEED button as
many times as required (See pate 22).
6
Hold REC down for a while to start recording.
The record indicator appears on the television and VCR
Result:
display. An index is recorded on the tape (see page 36).
7
To stop recording, press ■ once.
➢
24
Select:
◆
The station to be recorded using the PROG/TRK (œ or ❷) /
PROG (œ or ❷) buttons
or
◆
The LINE IN 1 or LINE IN 2 ★(SV-655B/655X/255B only)
source using the INPUT button for a satellite tuner or external
video source
Result:
The station number is displayed and the programme
can be seen on the television.
5
Select the recording speed by pressing the SPEED button as
many times as required (See pate 22).
6
Hold the REC button down for a while to start recording.
The record indicator appears on the television screen
Result:
and VCR display. An index is recorded on the tape
(see page 36).
4
4
REC
MENU
5
OK
7
8
Press the REC button several times to increase the recording time
in:
◆
30-minute intervals up to four hours
◆
1-hour intervals up to nine hours (LP)
The length is displayed on the television displays. The
Result:
selected programme is recorded for the length of time
requested. At the end of that time, the VCR stops
recording automatically.
If you wish to cancel the recording before the end, press
VCR STANDBY/ON (STANDBY/ON).
☛
If the end of the tape is reached while recording:
◆ The recording stops
◆ The VCR automatically turns off
★
SPEED
DUB
TV/VCR
TIMER
LENGTH 2:30
SET LENGTH :
PRESS REC
◆ If the cassette is ejected when you start recording,
check that the safety tab is intact or the opening is
covered with adhesive tape.
◆ If you reach the end of the tape while recording, the
cassette rewinds automatically.
25
Modifying G-CODE Programming ★(SV-655B/655X/
SV-255B Only)
Using the G-CODE Feature ★(SV-655B/655X/255B Only)
GB
Before presetting your VCR:
◆ Switch on both the television and your VCR
If you wish to correct the programme displayed or modify certain elements, such as the recording
speed, you can do so before you press MENU a second time to confirm.
◆ Check that the date and time are correct
◆ Insert the cassette on which the programme is to be
recorded (safety tab intact)
SPEED
DUB
TV/VCR
TIMER
Up to six programmes can be preset.
1
Press the TIMER button.
The TIMER METHOD is displayed.
Result:
2
Press the corresponding œ or ❷ buttons, until the G-CODE option
is selected.
3
Press the ❿button to select G-CODE.
A message is displayed to allow you to enter the
Result:
G-CODE code.
1
** TIMER METHOD **
STANDARD
☛
G-CODE
4
œ
❷
❿
END: MENU
G-CODE
CODE ---------
PROG
PR
L1
-----œ
❷
1/JAN MON
21:28
DAY START→STOP
MO 1 12:00→12:50SP
---- --:--→--:------- --:--→--:------- --:--→--:------- --:--→--:------- --:--→--:----
If you wish to correct the G-CODE code that you are
entering:
◆ Press the ➛ button until the digit to be corrected is
cleared
◆ Enter the correct digit
◆ Press the ➛ or ❿ buttons, until the DAY selection flashes.
Record a programme every week
on the same day and at the same time
◆ Press the ➛ or ❿ buttons, until the DAY selection flashes.
Extend the recording time
◆ Press the œ or ❷ buttons, until the W- (Week) value is
◆ Press the ➛ or ❿ buttons, until the STOP selection flashes.
time.
Select the recording speed
★(SV-640B only)
◆ Press the ➛ or ❿ buttons, until the recording speed selection
flashes.
◆ Press the œ or ❷ buttons until the correct indication is
displayed:
When using the G-CODE function for the first time with
stored stations, the programme number flashes. This one
time, you must enter the station number manually by
pressing the œ or ❷ buttons. Refer to the following page if:
◆ The programme number or times flash
◆ You wish to modify the programme
If no cassette has been inserted when you press
VCR STANDBY/ON (STANDBY/ON) the Timer indicator
flashes. If the safety tab on the cassette has been broken,
the cassette is ejected. Insert the appropriate cassette.
◆ Press the œ or ❷ buttons, until the DLY (Daily) value is
◆ Press the œ or ❷ buttons to increase or decrease the stop
• AUTO (Auto Tape Speed Select) : see page 28
• SP (Standard Play)
• LP (Long Play)
Press the VCR STANDBY/ON (STANDBY/ON) button to activate
the timer.
IPC +
V
The Timer indicator ( ) is displayed.
Result:
8
Record a programme every day
(Monday to Sunday) at the same time
displayed, followed by the required day.
Example: W-SA (Weekly Saturday)
If the programme and times are correct, press the MENU button.
☛
The input source must be selected before changing any
other value.
displayed.
If all six programmes have been set, the message TIMER
IS FULL is displayed. Refer to page 29 if you wish to
cancel a preset recording.
7
MENU
◆ Press the INPUT button one or more times to change the
input source selection.
6
➛❿
DELETE:CLR/RST
◆ Press the ➛ or ❿ buttons, until the PR selection flashes.
➢
Press the MENU button.
The information concerning the programme is displayed.
Result:
☛
CORRECT:➛
END:MENU
CODE:0-9
Then...
Select an input source other
than the tuner LINE IN 1 or LINE IN 2 input
Press the numeric buttons to enter the code opposite the programme that you wish to record in your television magazine.
➢
5
If you wish to...
NICAM
Refer to page 29 if you wish to:
◆ Check that your VCR has been programmed correctly
◆ Cancel a preset recording
☛
The numbers next to each TV programme listing are
G-CODE code numbers, which allow you to programme
your videorecorder instantly with the remote control. Tap
in the G-CODE code for the programme you wish to
record.
™ G-CODE is a trademark of Gemstar Development Corporation. The G-CODE system is
manufactured under licence from Gemstar Development Corporation.
26
27
Using the Timer Programming Feature
GB
The Timer Programming feature allows you to preset the VCR to
record a programme up to one month before that programme is to
be broadcast. Up to six programmes can be preset.
☛
SPEED
DUB
TV/VCR
TIMER
1
★(SV-655B/655X/255B)
Press ❿ to select the input source.
2
3
Select the required station by pressing the œ , ❷ buttons or
INPUT to select the LINE IN 1 or LINE IN 2 ★(SV-655B/SV-655X/
SV-255B only) input sources.
** TIMER METHOD **
STANDARD
G-CODE
œ
❷
PROG
PR
L1
-----œ
❷
❿
END: MENU
1/JAN MON
21:28
DAY START→STOP
MO 1 12:00→12:50SP
---- --:--→--:------- --:--→--:------- --:--→--:------- --:--→--:------- --:--→--:----
4
Press ❿ to select the recording day.
5
Select the required day by pressing the œ or ❷ buttons.
6
Press ❿ to select the recording start time.
7
Select the required hour value by pressing the œ or ❷ buttons.
8
9
Press ❿ to select the minutes.
10
Press ❿ to select the recording end time.
11
Select the required recording end time by pressing the œ or ❷
buttons, following the same procedure as when selecting the
recording start time.
Select the required minute value by pressing the œ or ❷ buttons.
➛❿
DELETE:CLR/RST
MENU
12
Press ❿ to select the the recording speed (AUTO/SP/LP).
13
Press the œ or ❷ buttons to switch between the AUTO, SP
(Standard Play) or LP (Long Play).
14
When you have finished, press the MENU button.
15
Press the VCR STANDBY/ON (STANDBY/ON) button to activate
the timer.
Before starting recording, the VCR compares the timer
Result:
duration with the remaining time on the cassette.
☛
◆ When you have finished presetting the VCR
◆ If you have forgotten which programmes will be
recorded
1
E.g.
1/JAN MON
21:28
DAY START→STOP
MO 1 12:00→12:50SP
---- --:--→--:------- --:--→--:------- --:--→--:------- --:--→--:------- --:--→--:---œ
❷
SET:❿
DELETE:CLR/RST
MENU
PROG
- Insert the cassette. Press the TIMER button.
Press the œ or ❷ buttons to select the STANDARD option and
then press the ❿button or,
◆ Press MENU on the remote control.
Result: The programming menu is displayed.
◆ Press the OK button to select TIMER PROGRAMMING option.
Result: The TIMER PROGRAMMING menu is displayed.
2
Press the œ or ❷ buttons to select the required programme.
3
Press the ➛ or ❿ buttons to select and change any values as
required. For more details, refer to the previous page.
4
On completion, press MENU twice.
PR
L1
------
Cancelling a Preset Recording
You can cancel any programmes that are:
◆ Incorrect
1
1/JAN MON
21:28
DAY START→STOP
MO 1 12:00→12:50SP
---- --:--→--:------- --:--→--:------- --:--→--:------- --:--→--:------- --:--→--:---œ
❷
SET:❿
DELETE:CLR/RST
MENU
PROG
◆ No longer required
- Insert the cassette. Press the TIMER button.
Press the œ or ❷ buttons to select the STANDARD option and
then press the ❿button or,
◆ Press MENU on the remote control.
Result: The programming menu is displayed.
◆ Press the OK button to select TIMER PROGRAMMING option.
Result: The TIMER PROGRAMMING menu is displayed.
2
Select the programme to be cancelled by pressing the
buttons.
3
Press the CLR/RST button to cancel the selected programme.
All the recording information is deleted and the broadResult:
cast will not be recorded.
4
On completion, press MENU twice.
Auto Tape Speed Select
The VCR’s “Auto Tape Speed Select” function compares
the duration of the timer recording to the actual recording
time remaining on the tape loaded. If there is insufficient
tape to complete a timer recording in AUTO mode, the
VCR automatically switches to LP mode to record the
whole programme.
28
GB
You can check your preset recordings:
Before presetting a recording, check that the date and
time are correct.
- Insert the cassette. Press the TIMER button.
Press the œ or ❷ buttons to select the STANDARD option and
then press the ❿button or,
◆ Press MENU on the remote control.
Result: The programming menu is displayed.
◆ Press the OK button to select TIMER PROGRAMMING option.
Result: The TIMER PROGRAMMING menu is displayed.
1
Checking a Preset Recording
œ
or
PR
L1
------
❷
If there is a one hour AUTO mode timer recording
to be started, but only 40 minutes of tape
remaining, the VCR will record in SP for 20
minutes and switch to LP mode for the remaining
40 minutes.
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Playing a Cassette
GB
Intelligent Picture Control
This function allows you to play back any pre-recorded cassette.
TRK
1
Switch on both the television and your VCR.
2
Insert the video cassette to be played. If the safety tab on the
cassette is intact, press ❿ll.
Otherwise, the cassette is played automatically.
PROG
2
3
REC
➢
MENU
OK
3
When a cassette is loaded, the tape position is optimized
automatically to reduce disturbance (Digital Auto Tracking).
When playing a cassette, if the end of the tape is reached,
the cassette is rewound automatically.
NTSC tapes can be played back but cannot be recorded
with this VCR.
To...
Then press...
Stop the playback
■ (STOP).
Eject the cassette
The Picture Alignment feature enables you to optimize the tape
position automatically to obtain the best possible picture.
IPC
AUDIO
When noise bars or streaks appear during playback, adjust picture
alignment by pressing the A.TRK button.
DISPLAY
Result:
PROG
◆ The tracking bar appears.
◆ The picture is automatically adjusted.
◆ The tracking bar disappears when digital auto tracking has
been completed.
Adjusting Picture Alignment Manually
2
Press the corresponding œ, ❷ or ➛, ❿ buttons to select the
USER SET option.
3
Press the OK button to select this option.
Result:
The USER SET menu is displayed.
4
Press the corresponding
selected.
5
Press the ❿button to select the IPC (intelligent picture control)
option.
œ
PROG
OPTIONS
OPTIONS
INSTALL
CLOCK
BONUS
LANG
USER SET
œ
❷➛❿
OK
END: MENU
OSD
TAPE SELECT
COLOUR SYSTEM
ECO. MODE
IPC
:ON
:E180
:AUTO
:OFF
:ON
or ❷ buttons, until the IPC option is
OPTIONS
➢
When intelligent picture control mode is ON, the sharpness
of the image is adjusted automatically.
6
To adjust the sharpness manually, press the
IPC mode OFF.
7
Press the ➛ or ❿ buttons until the picture is displayed according to
your preferences.
➢
8
❷
button to turn the
❿
œ
❷
END: MENU
If you do not press a button within ten seconds, the
PICTURE menu disappears automatically.
On completion, press the MENU button again.
Intelligent Picture Control ★(SV-250B/250X Only)
The Intelligent Picture Control Feature allows you to adjust the
sharpness of the image automatically, according to your own
preferences.
1
During playback, press the IPC button on the remote control.
2
Press the ❷ button to turn the IPC (intelligent picture control)
option ON and OFF.
➢
★(SV-655B/SV-650B/
★(SV-450B/SV-255B/
★(SV-655X/SV-450X/
★(SV-650X)
★(SV-250B/SV-250X)
A.TRK
IPC
DISP./
UDIO
PROG/TRK
TRK
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The Picture Alignment feature allows you to adjust the alignment
manually to obtain the best possible picture.
When noise bars or streaks appear during playback, adjust alignment
manually by pressing the PROG/TRK (œ or ❷) / TRK ( or ) buttons
until the picture is clear and stable.
REPEAT
L
During playback, press the MENU button on the remote control.
Result:
The programming menu is displayed.
INPUT
REPEAT
TRK
1
(EJECT).
Adjusting Picture Alignment Automatically
★(SV-250B/250X Only)
A.TRK
GB
The Intelligent Picture Control Feature allows you to adjust the
sharpness of the image automatically, according to your own
preferences.
PROG
Result:
◆ The tracking bar appears.
◆ The image is adjusted.
◆ The tracking bar disappears when you release the button.
When intelligent picture control mode is ON, the sharpness
of the image is adjusted automatically.
CLR/RST
F.ADV
A.TRK
IPC
To adjust the sharpness manually, select intelligent picture control
mode OFF.
◆ The horizontal picture adjusting appears.
4
Press the ➛ or ❿ buttons until the picture is displayed according to
your preferences.
➢
5
If you do not press a button within ten seconds, the
PICTURE menu disappears automatically.
On completion, press the IPC button again.
INPUT
REPEAT
1
AUDIO
DISPLAY
TRK
3
INDEX
**
PROG
PICTURE
IPC
:
**
OFF
SOFTEN
SHARPEN
--------*----➛❿
ON/OFF:❷
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Selecting the Colour Mode
Selecting the Audio Output Mode
★(SV-655B/650B/SV-655X/650X Only)
GB
GB
Before recording or playing back a cassette, you can select the
required system standard.
➢
PROG
OPTIONS
OPTIONS
CLOCK
BONUS
INSTALL
LANG
◆
When you playback an NTSC-recorded tape on this VCR
make a setting on the colour system according to your TV.
If your TV is a PAL system only TV, set NTPB.
If your TV is Multi System TV (NTSC 4.43 compatible), set
NT4.43 and you can record NT4.43.
USER SET
œ
❷➛❿
OK
Press MENU on the remote control.
Result:
The programming menu is displayed.
2
Press the corresponding œ, ❷ or ➛, ❿ buttons to select the
USER SET option.
3
Press the OK button to select this option.
Result:
The USER SET menu is displayed.
4
Press the corresponding œ or ❷ buttons, until the
COLOUR SYSTEM option is selected.
5
Press the ❿ button to select AUTO ➝ PAL ➝ MESECAM ➝ B/W.
END: MENU
OPTIONS
OSD
TAPE SELECT
COLOUR SYSTEM
ECO. MODE
IPC
œ
❷
1
❿
:ON
:E180
:AUTO
:OFF
:ON
END: MENU
When monitoring a TV programme or playing back a Hi-Fi
recorded video tape, press the AUDIO button to select a desired
sound output. As the AUDIO button is pressed, the sound output
and the indicator change as below:
Sound type
OSD display
L R
L
AUTO When playing back a cassette, the PAL/NTSC system
standard is automatically selected by the VCR.
B/W
R
Black and White
MIX
6
Bilingual sound
Standard
sound
broadcast
Channel I (MAIN)
heard from the left
speaker, channel
II (SUB) heard
from the right
speaker.
Heard in
monaural.
Left channel heard
from both the left
and right
speakers.
Channel I (MAIN)
heard from both
the left and the
right speakers.
Heard in
monaural.
Right channel
heard from both
the left and right
speakers.
Channel II-(SUB)
heard from both
the left and the
right speakers.
Heard in
monaural.
Stereo sound
Heard in stereo.
(left channel and
right channel)
REPEAT
AUDIO
DISP./
VOL
PROG/TRK
REC
MENU
Sound mixed the left and right channels, and the
normal audio track.
On completion, press MENU twice to exit the menu.
MONO
Heard in
monaural.
Channel I (MAIN)
heard from both
the left and the
right speakers.
Heard in
monaural.
Selecting the Audio Mute Mode
★(SV-450B/255B/250B/450X/250X Only)
You can select the mode in which the sound is mute.
To select the audio mute mode on and off, simply press the AUDIO button
on the remote control.
★(SV-250B/250X)
★(SV-445B/SV-245B)
AUDIO
AUDIO
VOL
P
TRK
REC
REC
X
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33
Playing a Cassette in Slow Motion
GB
You can play a cassette in slow motion.
➢
SLOW
1
SHUTTLE
1
1
V-LOCK
Press:
◆
❿II to start playing the cassette
◆
SLOW (
) as many times as required to decrease or
increase the speed respectively
☛
2
★(SV-655B/SV-650B/
★(SV-450B/SV-255B/
★(SV-655X/SV-450X/
★(SV-650X)
VCR
★(SV-250B/SV-250X)
INPUT
A.TRK
2
DISP./
TRK
2
To return to the normal speed, press the ❿II button twice.
When you have been using the Slow Motion function for
more than about five minutes, the VCR will automatically
play to protect the:
◆ Cassette
◆ Video heads
UDIO
PROG/TRK
SLOW
When playing back in slow motion, picture interference may occur.
Press the PROG/TRK (œ or ❷) / TRK ( or
) buttons to
minimize this effect.
☛
IPC
2
REPEAT
No sound is heard when playing back a cassette in slow
motion.
PRO
2
Playing a Sequence Frame by Frame
You can:
◆ Stop the cassette at a given frame (image)
◆ Advance one frame at a time
➢
REC
No sound is heard when playing back frame by frame.
MENU
1
1
Press:
◆
❿II to start playing the cassette
❿II to stop the tape at a given frame
◆
F.ADV (
◆
OK
F.ADV
2
To return to normal playback, press ❿II.
☛
➢
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) to advance frame by frame
When you have been using the Frame-by-Frame function
for more than about five minutes, the VCR will automatically play to protect the cassette and video heads.
Vertical stability: When playing back frame by frame,
interference may be seen on the screen. Press the
V-LOCK
V-LOCK (
) buttons to minimize this effect.
Picture Search, Fast Forward/Rewind
Picture Search enables you to Fast Forward or Rewind and look for
a particular part of a tape.
1
Press PLAY, the VCR will enter normal play mode. While in play,
press and release the ❿❿ (or ➛➛ ) button. The VCR will search at 5
times the normal playback speed.
2
To return to normal playback mode, press the ❿II button.
3
If you press and HOLD down the ❿❿ (or ➛➛ ) button the VCR will
search at 9 times the normal speed. Releasing the ❿❿ button will
return the VCR to search at 5 times the normal speed. To return to
normal playback mode, press the ❿II button.
4
Whilst in Picture Search mode, if you press the ❿❿ button again,
the VCR will enter normal Fast Forward mode.
5
Likewise, whilst in Picture Search ➛➛ mode, if you press the ➛➛
button again, the VCR will enter normal Rewind mode.
6
If, when Redwing (➛➛ ) or Fast Forwarding (❿❿), you press the ➛➛
(or ❿❿) button, the VCR will enter the Picture Search mode.
GB
Searching for a Specific Sequence
Each time you record a cassette on this VCR, an “index” is
automatically marked on the tape when recording starts.
The Search function allows you to fast-forward or rewind to a
specific index and start playback from that point. Depending on the
direction selected, the indexes are numbered as follows:
SHUTTLE
➞
etc.
➢
2
Prev
Seq. being
Next
Seq.
played
Seq.
1
1
V-LOCK
etc.
2
This VCR uses a standard indexing system (VISS). As a
result, it will recognize any indexes marked by other
VCRs using the same system and vice versa.
INTRO SCAN
1
2
3
ST
F.ADV
IPC
INDEX
INPUT
To search for a specific index, press INDEX.
Press the ➛➛ or ❿❿ buttons depending on the direction
where your desired programme is located.
When an Index mark is found the VCR will playback the tape for 5
seconds, after which it will continue searching for the next Index mark.
4
If you want to watch the tape from a particular Index, simply press ❿II.
Index Skip Search:
This feature will enable you to fast forward/rewind to a specific
point on a tape: E.g. if you have recorded 3 different programmes
on a tape and you have rewound the tape to the beginning, by
using this feature you can go directly to the start of programme 2
simply by pressing the INDEX button.
1
2
Press the INDEX to start the Index search.
3
These Index searches can be made forwards: (press ❿❿) or
backwards: (press ➛➛ ).
4
To cancel an Index search simply press the ❿II or ■ button.
1
INDEX:
➛➛❿❿
INDEX SEARCH:
Press the ➛➛ or ❿❿ buttons twice more. This will take
you directly to the start of the desired programme is located.
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❿❿+01
Auto Repeat Play
Using the Tape Counter
The tape counter:
GB
BONUS
AUTO POWER OFF
:OFF
REPEAT PLAY
:OFF
NO. OF
INTERVAL REPEAT : 5
œ
❷
❿
1
Press MENU on the remote control.
Result:
The programming menu is displayed.
2
Press the corresponding œ, ❷ or ➛, ❿ buttons to select the
EASY OPERATION option.
3
Press the OK button to select this option.
Result:
The EASY OPERATION menu is displayed.
4
Press the corresponding œ or ❷ buttons, until the
REPEAT PLAY option is selected.
5
To...
Press ➛ or ❿, until...
Repeat play
ON is displayed.
Do not wish to repeat play
OFF is displayed.
END: MENU
6
On completion, press MENU twice to exit the menu.
GB
◆ Indicates the elapsed time in the play and record modes
(hours, minutes and seconds)
◆ Is reset when a cassette is inserted in the VCR
◆ Allows you to find the beginning of a sequence easily
You can set repeat play to repeat the tape continuously from
beginning to end.
☛
If the remaining time is to be calculated correctly, you
must indicate the type of cassette being used.
1
Insert a cassette in your VCR.
2
To set the tape counter to zero at the beginning of a sequence:
◆ Press DISP./
or DISPLAY twice to display the counter
◆ Press CLR/RST when you want to set the tape counter to
zero
3
When you are ready,
◆ Start playback or Recording.
◆ Press the ■ button.
◆ To fast-froward or rewind to the sequence at which the
counter was set to zero, press ➛➛ or ❿❿.
➢
0:00:00
★(SV-655B/SV-650B/
★(SV-450B/SV-255B/
★(SV-655X/SV-450X/
★(SV-650X)
CLR/RST
You can set interval repeat play to repeat the cassette several times
for special interval.
BONUS
AUTO POWER OFF
:OFF
REPEAT PLAY
:OFF
NO. OF
INTERVAL REPEAT : 5
œ
❷
❿
END: MENU
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1
Press MENU on the remote control.
Result:
The programming menu is displayed.
2
Press the corresponding œ, ❷ or ➛, ❿ buttons to select the
EASY OPERATION option.
3
Press the OK button to select this option.
Result:
The EASY OPERATION menu is displayed.
4
Press the corresponding œ or ❷ buttons, until the
NO. OF INTERVAL REPEAT option is selected.
5
To...
Press ❿, until...
Interval repeat play
5, 10, 15 is displayed.
(choose repeat time 5 times,
10 times, 15 times)
Cancel interval repeat play
OFF is displayed.
6
On completion, press MENU twice to exit the menu.
7
To select interval during playback, press the INPUT/REPEAT
button at the desired start point.
“INTERVAL REPEAT SETTING” is displayed.
Result:
Press the INPUT/REPEAT button one more time at the desired
end point.
The tape is automatically rewound to the start point.
Result:
“INTERVAL REPEAT” is displayed.
CLR/RST
INDEX
F.ADV
INDEX
-/--
Some VCR information, such as the counter, can be
displayed on the television screen (unless you have
deactivated the OSD mode; refer to page 16).
TV
SELECT
Press DISP./ or DISPLAY:
◆ Once to display the current function, programme
number, recording speed, date, time and counter
◆ Twice to display the counter only
◆ Three times to display the time remaining on the
cassette
◆ Four times to clear the display
VCR
A.TRK
INPUT
2
INPUT
REPEAT
DISPLAY
UDIO
DISP./
TRK
PROG/TRK
2
REC
IPC
2
REPEAT
AUDIO
VOL
Interval Repeat Play
F.ADV
★(SV-250B/SV-250X)
PROG
2
REC
MENU
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MENU
Connecting an RCA Audio/Video Input Cable
★(SV-655B/655X/255B Only)
GB
You can connect other audio/video equipment to your VCR using
audio/video cables if the appropriate outputs are available on the
equipment chosen.
★(SV-655B/SV-655X)
EJECT
Insert the cassette to be edited in your VCR.
2
Press the ❿ll button to start playback.
3
When you reach the position from which you wish to start the new
recording, press the ❿ll button.
4
◆ Regardless of the type of connection chosen, you
must always connect the coaxial cable supplied.
Otherwise, no picture will be visible on the screen
when the VCR is switched off.
Press the F.ADV (
) button again as often as necessary to
advance frame by frame, until the exact recording position is
located.
5
While the VCR is in still mode, hold the REC button down for
a while to activate the Assemble Edit function.
Result:
Record symbol flashes in the display.
◆ Make sure that both the television and the VCR are
switched off before connecting the cables.
6
Select the source from which you wish to record by pressing:
◆ The PROG/TRK (œ or ❷) / PROG (œ or ❷) buttons for
television channels
◆ The INPUT button for the LINE IN 1 or LINE IN 2
7
Press the ❿ll button to start recording.
8
When you have finished recording, press ■ .
II
VIDEO
This function allows you to start a new recording at a specific
position on the cassette while maintaining a very smooth scene
change.
1
Examples: ◆ You wish to copy a video cassette with the help of a
second VCR (see page 39).
◆ You wish to play back and/or copy pictures taken
with a camcorder (see page 39).
STANDBY/ON
Using the Assemble Edit Function
PROG
L AUDIO R
☛
AUX
1
II
STANDBY/ON
EJECT
VIDEO
1
Connect one end of the RCA audio/video cable into the VIDEO
INPUT socket on the front of the VCR.
2
Plug the other end of the audio/video cable into the appropriate
output connector on the other system (VCR or camcorder).
3
Connect one end of the RCA audio cable supplied into the AUDIO
INPUT sockets on the front of the VCR.
PROG
L AUDIO R
F.ADV
II
3
➢
★(SV-255B)
Take care to respect the colour coding of the left and right
channels.
II
4
STANDBY/ON
EJECT
Plug the other end of the audio cable into the appropriate output
connectors on the other system (VCR, camcorder or Hi-Fi sound
system).
PROG
MENU
OK
Recording from Another VCR or Camcorder
You can copy a cassette to your VCR from another video source,
such as another VCR or a camcorder.
☛
II
AUX
VIDEO
2
REC
★(SV-655B/SV-655X/SV-255B only) input sources
AUX
3
GB
It is an infringement of copyright laws to copy
prerecorded cassettes or to re-record them in any form
without the permission of the owners of the
corresponding copyright.
AUDIO
3
1
1
Connect the VCR, from which the cassette is to be copied, to the
appropriate RCA audio and video input connectors on the rear of
your VCR, as indicated on page 12.
You can also use an RCA audio and video cable to connect the
LINE IN 2 input on the front of your VCR.★(SV-655B/SV-655X/
SV-255B only)
2
Insert a blank cassette in your VCR.
3
Insert the pre-recorded cassette in the other video source (VCR or
camcorder).
4
Press the INPUT button to select the appropriate input on your
VCR:
◆ LINE IN 1 for the rear input
◆ LINE IN 2 for the front input ★(SV-SV-655B/655X/255B only)
II
II
5
Start playing back the cassette to be copied.
6
Hold REC down for a while to start recording on your VCR.
7
When you have finished recording, press ■ on both VCRs.
REC
MENU
6
OK
II
➢
II
38
If you wish to view the cassette being copied:
◆ Your VCR must be connected as usual to the
television (see page 11 for further details)
39
Using the TV Buttons on the Remote Control
★(SV-655B/650B/450B/250B/655X/650X Only)
Auto Power Off
GB
Your VCR remote control will work with Samsung televisions and
compatible brands.
The Auto Power Off feature automatically turns off your VCR if no
signal is received and you do not press any button for the selected
time.
GB
BONUS
VCR STANDBY/ON
TV STANDBY/ON
To determine whether your television is compatible, follow the instructions
below.
SLOW
1
SHUTTLE
1
Switch your television on.
2
Point the remote control towards the television.
3
Hold down the TV button and enter the two-figure code
corresponding to the brand of your television, by pressing the
appropriate numeric buttons.
1
Press MENU on the remote control.
Result:
The programming menu is displayed.
2
Press the corresponding œ , ❷ or ➛, ❿ buttons to select the
EASY OPERATION option.
3
Press the OK button to select this option.
Result:
The EASY OPERATION menu is displayed.
4
Press the corresponding œ or ❷ buttons, until the
AUTO POWER OFF option is selected.
5
Press the ❿ button, until you select the time of Auto Power off
interval.
V-LOCK
2
CLR/RST
F.ADV
INDEX
œ
❷
-/--
2
TV
SELECT
VCR
INPUT
REPEAT
CLR/RST
F.ADV
INDEX
-/--
TV
3
SELECT
VCR
INPUT
5
REPEAT
4
AUDIO
DISP./
VOL
PROG/TRK
5
Brand
Codes
Brand
Codes
SAMSUNG
AKAI
GRUNDIG
LOEWE
PANASONIC
01 to 06
09, 23
09, 17, 21
02
08, 23 to 27
PHILIPS
SABA
SONY
THOMSON
TOSHIBA
02, 20, 22
13, 14, 22 to 24
15, 16
13, 14, 24
07, 16 to 19, 21
Result:
TV
VCR
INPUT
➢
REPEAT
6
AUDIO
PROG/TRK
☛
If your television is compatible with the remote control, it
will switch off. It is now programmed to operate with the
remote control.
If several codes are indicated for your television brand, try
each one in turn until you find one that works.
DISP./
VOL
When you change the batteries in the remote control, you
must reprogramme the code, following the same procedure.
6
You can then control the television using the following buttons.
TV
VCR
INPUT
Button
REPEAT
TV STANDBY/ON ➀ Used to switch the television on and off.
AUDIO
DISP./
VOL
PROG/TRK
TV or VCR ➁
➂
INPUT
➃
VOL + or –
DISP./
➢
Used to switch between the TV and VCR modes.
Only the VOL (+ or – ) and TV STANDBY/ON
buttons are operational in VCR mode.
6
2HOUR
END: MENU
3HOUR
On completion, press MENU twice to exit the menu.
Child Door Lock System
With this mechanism you can prevent children from harming
themselves or the VCR. It stops fingers and small articles from
entering your VCR.
ECO Mode-Reducing Standby power consumption
Used to enter a two-figure programme number.
Example: For programme 12, press -/-- followed
by numeric buttons 1 and 2.
Press MENU on the remote control.
Result:
The programming menu is displayed.
2
Press the corresponding œ, ❷ or ➛, ❿ buttons to select the
USER SET option.
Used to select an external source.
3
Press the OK button to select this option.
Result:
The USER SET menu is displayed.
4
Press the corresponding œ or ❷ buttons, until the ECO. MODE
is selected.
5
Press the ❿button to turn LOW(3Watts) mode on. Now, when the
VCR is standby mode the front display panel will shut off.
Even the clock disappears. By pressing the VCR STANDBY/ON
(STANDBY/ON) button again the display panel will reappear.
6
On completion, press MENU twice to exit the menu.
Used to adjust the volume of the television.
➅
Used to select the required programme.
➆
Low Power Mode reduces the Standby power consumption of the
VCR when in Standby mode.
Useful, for example, when you are away from the house on holiday.
It saves actually turning the VCR off.
1
➄
PROG/TRK
(œ or ❷)
40
OFF
❿
Function
7
-/--
AUTO POWER OFF
:OFF
REPEAT PLAY
:OFF
NO. OF
INTERVAL REPEAT : 5
Used to switch between an external source and
the television tuner.
The various functions will not necessarily work on all
televisions. If you encounter problems, operate the
television directly.
PROG
OPTIONS
OPTIONS
INSTALL
CLOCK
BONUS
LANG
USER SET
œ
❷➛❿
OK
END: MENU
OSD
TAPE SELECT
COLOUR SYSTEM
ECO. MODE
IPC
:ON
:E180
:AUTO
:OFF
:ON
OPTIONS
œ
❷
❿
END: MENU
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Technical Specifications
Problems and Solutions
GB
GB
Before contacting the Samsung after-sales service, perform the following simple checks.
Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
Problem
MODEL
Format
Heads
Receiving channel
Television system
Luminance
Colour system
Tape speed
Recording/playback time
REW time
SV-655B/650B/655X/650X
VHS PAL standard
Video: 4 rotary heads
Hi-Fi audio: 2 rotary heads
Audio/Control: 1 stationary head
Erase: 1 full track erase head
VHF-I, VHF-III, UHF, lnterband/
Hyperband
STANDARD B/B A2
(SV-655B/650B)
STANDARD B/G A2/NICAM
(SV-655X/650X)
FM azimuth recording
PAL/MESECAM/NT4.43: Down
converted subcarrier phase shifted
direct recording
NTSC PB on PAL TV
SP
23.39 mm/sec
LP
11.69 mm/sec
SP3 hours (E-180 Tape)
SP
LP
6 hours (E-180 Tape)
About 60 sec in REW with E-180
◆
◆
Check that the power plug is connected to a wall outlet.
Have you pressed the VCR STANDBY/ON (STANDBY/ON)
button?
You cannot insert a video cassette
◆
A video cassette can only be inserted with the window
side up and the safety tab facing you.
The television programme was not recorded
◆
◆
◆
Check the VCR aerial connections.
Is the VCR tuner properly set?
Check if the safety tab is intact on the cassette.
Timer recording was unsuccessful
◆
Was the VCR STANDBY/ON (STANDBY/ON) button pressed
to activate the timer?
Re-check the recording start/stop time settings.
If there was a power failure or interruption during timer
recording, the recording will have been cancelled.
SV-450B/255B/250B/450X/250X
VHS PAL standard
Video: 4 rotary heads
(SV-450B/450X)
Video: 2 rotary heads
(SV-255B/250B/250X)
Audio/Control: 1 stationary head
Erase: 1 full track erase head
VHF-I, VHF-III, UHF, lnterband/
Hyperband
STANDARD B/B
(SV-450B/255B/250B)
STANDARD B/G
(SV-450X/250X)
FM azimuth recording
PAL/MESECAM/NT4.43: Down
converted subcarrier phase shifted
direct recording
NTSC PB on PAL TV
SP
23.39 mm/sec
LP
11.69 mm/sec
3 hours (E-180 Tape)
LP
6 hours (E-180 Tape)
About 60 sec in REW with E-180
VIDEO
Input
Output
Signal-to-noise ratio
Horizontal resolution
0.5 to 2.0 Vp-p; 75 ohm unbalanced
1.0 ± 0.2 Vp-p; 75 ohm unbalanced
Better than 43 dB (SP)
More than 240 lines
0.5 to 2.0 Vp-p; 75 ohm unbalanced
1.0 ± 0.2 Vp-p; 75 ohm unbalanced
Better than 43 dB (SP)
More than 240 lines
AUDIO
Input
Output
Wow and flutter (WTD)
Signal-to-noise ratio
Frequency response
-8 dBm, 47 Kohm unbalanced
-8 ± 3 dBm, 1 Kohm unbalanced
0.4% max (SP)
68 dB min (IHF A filter)
20Hz - 20kHz
-8 dBm, 47 Kohm unbalanced
-8 ± 3 dBm, 1 Kohm unbalanced
0.4% max (SP)
42 dB min (IHF A filter)
100Hz - 8kHz
Power requirement
Power consumption
Operation temperature
Operation humidity
Weight
Dimensions (WxHxD)
220-240V~, 50Hz
Approx. 17 watts
41°F-104°F (5°C-40°C)
10%-75%
2.8 Kg (net)
360 x 94 x 240 mm
220-240V~, 50Hz
Approx. 15 watts
41°F-104°F (5°C-40°C)
10%-75%
2.8 Kg (net)
360 x 94 x 240 mm
Explanation/Solution
No power
◆
◆
No playback picture or the picture
is distorted
◆
Check to see if you are using a prerecorded tape.
You cannot see normal broadcasts
◆
Check the TUNER/EXTERNAL setting. It should be on
TUNER.
Check the TV/VCR aerial connections.
◆
Noise bars or streaks on playback
◆
Press the PROG/TRK (œ or ❷) / TRK (
minimize this effect.
When the ❿II button is pressed
during playback, the still picture
has severe “noise bars” streaks
◆
A still picture may have “noise bars”, depending on the
condition of the tape. Press the PROG/TRK (œ or ❷) / TRK (
or ) buttons during SLOW motion to minimize this effect.
Video Head Cleaning
◆
If poor pictures appear on a variety of cassettes, the video
heads may need cleaning. This is not a common problem
and unless it appears, the heads should not be cleaned.
When cleaning the video heads, read all instructions
provided with the head cleaning cassette. Incorrect head
cleaning can permanently damage the video heads.
If when tuning in your TV to the VCR test
pattern your TV does not find the test pattern
or the pattern when found suffers from
interference, it may be due to the VCR output
channel clashing with the normal TV
transmissions in your area. To prevent this
you will need to change the VCR output
channel in the following way
1. Remove the aerial input plug from the socket marked (aerial
symbol) on the rear of the VCR.
2. Carry out the instructions “Tuning Your Television for the VCR”
(see page 14).
3. Carry out the instructions “Setting the VCR output Channel”
(see page 17), move the channel number several channels
down from the original setting. (example: from 38 to 35).
4. Replace the aerial plug into the socket marked (aerial symbol)
on the rear of the VCR.
5. Re-tune your TV to the VCR again by following instructions
“Tuning Your Television for the VCR” (page 14).
6. If the problem still exists repeat steps 1 to 5 moving several
more channels away from the original setting.
or
) buttons to
If you are unable to solve the problem after reading the above instructions, note:
◆ The model and serial number on the rear of your VCR
◆ The warranty information
◆ A clear description of the problem
Then contact your nearest SAMSUNG after-sales service.
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43
TV Frequency Table ★(SV-655B/650B/450B/255B/250B)
TV Frequency Table ★(SV-655X/650X/450X/250X)
GB
GB
DISP CH
00
01
02
03
04
05
15
06
07
08
09
19
10
11
12
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
40
41
42
43
44
45
46
47
48
49
50
51
52
53
54
55
56
57
58
59
60
61
62
63
64
65
66
67
68
69
44
00
01
02
03
04
05
5A
06
07
08
09
9A
10
11
12
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
40
41
42
43
44
45
46
47
48
49
50
51
52
53
54
55
56
57
58
59
60
61
62
63
64
65
66
67
68
69
Band
Fp
STD
V-L
V-L
V-L
V-L
V-L
V-L
V-L
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
46.25
57.25
64.25
86.25
95.25
102.25
138.25
175.25
182.25
189.25
196.25
203.25
209.25
216.25
224.25
520.25
527.25
534.25
541.25
548.25
555.25
562.25
569.25
576.25
583.25
590.25
597.25
604.25
611.25
618.25
625.25
632.25
639.25
646.25
653.25
660.25
667.25
674.25
681.25
688.25
695.25
702.25
709.25
716.25
723.25
730.25
737.25
744.25
751.25
758.25
765.25
772.25
779.25
786.25
793.25
800.25
807.25
814.25
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
AUS
002~012 :CCIR STD VHF
013~020 :ITALY
021~069 :CCIR STD UHF
071~075 :CCIR CABLE
201~241 :CCIR STD CABLE
244~250 :MOROCCO
251~255 :BELGUIM
DISP CH
Band
Fp
STD
002
003
004
005
006
007
008
009
010
011
012
013
014
015
016
017
018
019
020
021
022
023
024
025
026
027
028
029
030
031
032
033
034
035
036
037
038
039
040
041
042
043
044
045
046
047
048
049
050
051
052
053
054
055
056
057
058
059
V-L
V-L
V-L
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-L
V-L
V-L
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
48.25
55.25
62.25
175.25
182.25
189.25
196.25
203.25
210.25
217.25
224.25
53.75
62.25
82.25
175.25
183.25
192.25
201.25
210.25
471.25
479.25
487.25
495.25
503.25
511.25
519.25
527.25
535.25
543.25
551.25
559.25
567.25
575.25
583.25
591.25
599.25
607.25
615.25
623.25
631.25
639.25
647.25
655.25
663.25
671.25
679.25
687.25
695.25
703.25
711.25
719.25
727.25
735.25
743.25
751.25
759.25
767.25
775.25
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
Italy
Italy
Italy
Italy
Italy
Italy
Italy
Italy
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
E02
E03
E04
E05
E06
E07
E08
E09
E10
E11
E12
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
E21
E22
E23
E24
E25
E26
E27
E28
E29
E30
E31
E32
E33
E34
E35
E36
E37
E38
E39
E40
E41
E42
E43
E44
E45
E46
E47
E48
E49
E50
E51
E52
E53
E54
E55
E56
E57
E58
E59
DISP CH
Band
Fp
STD
060
061
062
063
064
065
066
067
068
069
071
072
073
074
075
101
102
103
104
105
106
107
108
109
110
111
112
113
114
115
116
117
118
119
120
121
122
123
124
125
126
127
128
129
130
131
132
133
134
135
136
137
138
139
140
141
142
143
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
V-L
V-L
V-L
V-L
V-L
V-L
V-L
V-L
V-L
V-L
V-L
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
UHF
V-L
V-L
783.25
791.25
799.25
807.25
815.25
823.25
831.25
839.25
847.25
855.25
69.25
76.25
83.25
90.25
97.25
105.25
112.25
119.25
126.25
133.25
140.25
147.25
154.25
161.25
168.25
231.25
238.25
245.25
252.25
259.25
266.25
273.25
280.25
287.25
294.25
303.25
311.25
319.25
327.25
335.25
343.25
351.25
359.25
367.25
375.25
383.25
391.25
399.25
407.25
415.25
423.25
431.25
439.25
447.25
455.25
463.25
42.25
45.25
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
CCIR
lndoesia
Nez
E60
E61
E62
E63
E64
E65
E66
E67
E68
E69
X
Y
Z
Z+1
Z+2
S01
S02
S03
S04
S05
S06
S07
S08
S09
S10
S11
S12
S13
S14
S15
S16
S17
S18
S19
S20
S21
S22
S23
S24
S25
S26
S27
S28
S29
S30
S31
S32
S33
S34
S35
S36
S37
S38
S39
S40
S41
1A
01
DISP CH
151
152
153
154
155
156
157
158
159
160
161
162
201
202
203
204
205
206
207
208
209
210
211
212
244
245
246
247
248
249
250
251
252
253
254
255
01
02
03
04
05
06
07
08
09
10
11
13
R1
R2
R3
R4
R5
R6
R7
R8
R9
R10
R11
R12
M4
M5
M6
M7
M8
M9
M10
U1
U2
U3
U4
U5
Band
V-L
V-L
V-L
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-L
V-L
V-L
V-L
V-L
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
V-H
Fp
43.25
52.25
60.25
175.25
183.25
191.25
199.25
207.25
215.25
223.25
231.25
247.45
49.75
59.25
77.25
85.25
93.25
175.25
183.25
191.25
199.25
207.25
215.25
223.25
163.25
171.25
179.25
187.25
195.25
203.25
211.25
226.25
234.25
242.25
250.25
258.25
45
STD
Angola
Angola
Angola
S/Afri
S/Afri
S/Afri
S/Afri
S/Afri
S/Afri
S/Afri
S/Afri
S/Afri
OIRT
OIRT
OIRT
OIRT
OIRT
OIRT
OIRT
OIRT
OIRT
OIRT
OIRT
OIRT
Morocco
Morocco
Morocco
Morocco
Morocco
Morocco
Morocco
Belguim
Belguim
Belguim
Belguim
Belguim
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