VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDER
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safety first
Safety Precautions
The rating plate and the safety caution are on the rear of the unit.
WARNING: DANGEROUS VOLTAGE INSIDE
WARNING: TO PREVENT FIRE OR SHOCK HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS UNIT TO RAIN
OR MOISTURE.
IMPORTANT
■ Please read the various precautions on pages 2–4 of this instruction manual before installing or
operating the recorder.
■ It should be noted that it may be unlawful to re-record pre-recorded tapes, records, or discs
without the consent of the owner of copyright in the sound or video recording, broadcast or cable
programme and in any literary, dramatic, musical, or artistic work embodied therein.
IMPORTANT
Connection to the mains supply in the United Kingdom. DO NOT cut off the mains plug from
this equipment. If the plug fitted is not suitable for the power points in your home or the cable is
too short to reach a power point, then obtain a proper safety approved extension lead/adapter or
consult your dealer.
In the unlikely event of the plug fuse failing be sure to replace the fuse only with an identical
approved type, as originally fitted, and to replace the fuse cover. If the fuse fails again consult
your nearest JVC dealer.
If nonetheless the mains plug is cut off remove the fuse and dispose of the plug immediately, to
avoid a possible shock hazard by inadvertent connection to the mains supply.
If this product is not supplied fitted with a mains plug then follow the instructions given below:
DO NOT make any connection to the Larger Terminal coded E or Green.
The wires in the mains lead are coloured in accordance with the following code:
Blue to N (Neutral) or Black
Brown to L (Live) or Red
If these colours do not correspond with the terminal identifications of your plug, connect as
follows:
Blue wire to terminal coded N (Neutral) or coloured Black.
Brown wire to terminal coded L (Live) or coloured Red.
If in doubt — consult a competent electrician.
CAUTION
■ When you are not using the recorder for a long period of time, it is recommended that you
disconnect the power cord from the mains outlet.
■ Dangerous voltage inside. Refer internal servicing to qualified service personnel. To prevent
electric shock or fire hazard, remove the power cord from the mains outlet prior to connecting or
disconnecting any signal lead or aerial.
The STANDBY/ON o button does not completely shut off mains power from the unit, but switches
operating current on and off. “y ” shows electrical power standby and “ z” shows ON.
Video tapes recorded with this video recorder in the LP (Long Play) mode cannot be played back on
a single-speed video recorder.
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When the equipment is installed in a cabinet or a shelf, make sure that it has sufficient space on all sides
to allow for ventilation (10 cm or more on both sides, on top and at the rear.)
When discarding batteries, environmental problems must be considered and the local rules or laws
governing the disposal of these batteries must be followed strictly.
Failure to heed the following precautions may result in damage to the recorder, remote control or video
cassette.
1. DO NOT place the recorder…
… in an environment prone to extreme temperatures or humidity.
… in direct sunlight.
… in a dusty environment.
… in an environment where strong magnetic fields are generated.
… on a surface that is unstable or subject to vibration.
2. DO NOT block the recorder’s ventilation openings or holes.
(If the ventilation openings or holes are blocked by a newspaper or cloth, etc., the heat may not be
able to get out.)
3. DO NOT place heavy objects on the recorder or remote control.
4. DO NOT place anything which might spill on top of the recorder or remote control.
(If water or liquid is allowed to enter this equipment, fire or electric shock may be caused.)
5. DO NOT expose the apparatus to dripping or splashing.
6. DO NOT use this equipment in a bathroom or places with water. Also DO NOT place any containers filled with water or liquids (such as cosmetics or medicines, flower vases, potted plants,
cups, etc.) on top of this unit.
7. DO NOT place any naked flame sources, such as lighted candles, on the apparatus.
8. AVOID violent shocks to the recorder during transport.
MOISTURE CONDENSATION
Moisture in the air will condense on the recorder when you move it from a cold place to a warm place,
or under extremely humid conditions—just as water droplets form in the surface of a glass filled with
cold liquid. Moisture condensation on the head drum will cause damage to the tape. In conditions
where condensation may occur, keep the recorder turned on for a few hours to let the moisture dry.
ATTENTION
TO MOBILE PHONE USERS:
Using a mobile phone in the vicinity of the recorder may cause picture vibration on the TV screen or
change the screen to a blue back display.
ON PLACING THE RECORDER:
Some TVs or other appliances generate strong magnetic fields. Do not place this appliance on top of the
recorder as it may cause picture disturbance.
Caution on Replaceable lithium battery
The battery used in this device may present a fire or chemical burn hazard if mistreated. Do not
recharge, disassemble, heat above 100˚C or incinerate.
Replace battery with CR2032. Panasonic (Matsushita Electric) or Maxell is recommended.
Danger of explosion or Risk of fire if the battery is incorrectly replaced.
■ Dispose of used battery promptly.
■ Keep away from children.
■ Do not disassemble and do not dispose of in fire.
■ Cassettes marked “VHS” (or “S-VHS”) can be used with this video cassette recorder. However, S-VHS
recording is not possible with this model.
■ This model is equipped with SQPB (S-VHS QUASI PLAYBACK) that makes it possible to play back
S-VHS recordings in the SP mode with regular VHS resolution.
■ HQ VHS is compatible with existing VHS equipment.
■ VIDEO Plus+ and PlusCode are registered trademarks of Gemstar Development Corporation. The
VIDEO Plus+ system is manufactured under license from Gemstar Development Corporation.
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Some Do’s And Don’ts
On The Safe Use Of Equipment
This equipment has been designed and manufactured to meet international safety standards but, like
any electrical equipment, care must be taken if you are to obtain the best results and safety is to be
assured.
DO
DO
read the operating instructions before you attempt to use the equipment.
ensure that all electrical connections (including the mains plug, extension leads and interconnections between pieces of equipment) are properly made and in accordance with the manufacturer’s
instructions. Switch off and withdraw the mains plug when making or changing connections.
DO consult your dealer if you are ever in doubt about the installation, operation or safety of your
equipment.
DO be careful with glass panels or doors on equipment.
DON’T continue to operate the equipment if you are in any doubt about it working normally, or if it is
damaged in any way — switch off, withdraw the mains plug and consult your dealer.
DON’T remove any fixed cover as this may expose dangerous voltages.
DON’T leave equipment switched on when it is unattended unless it is specifically stated that it is
designed for unattended operation or has a standby mode. Switch off using the switch on the
equipment and make sure that your family knows how to do this. Special arrangements may
need to be made for infirm or handicapped people.
DON’T use equipment such as personal stereos or radios so that you are distracted from the requirements of road safety. It is illegal to watch television whilst driving.
DON’T listen to headphones at high volume, as such use can permanently damage your hearing.
DON’T obstruct the ventilation of the equipment, for example with curtains or soft furnishings.
Overheating will cause damage and shorten the life of the equipment.
DON’T use makeshift stands and NEVER fix legs with wood screws — to ensure complete safety
always fit the manufacturer’s approved stand or legs with the fixings provided according to the
instructions.
DON’T allow electrical equipment to be exposed to rain or moisture.
ABOVE ALL...
— NEVER let anyone especially children push anything into holes, slots or any other opening in
the case — this could result in a fatal electrical shock;
— NEVER guess or take chances with electrical equipment of any kind — it is better to be safe than
sorry!
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Contents
Diagrams of Equipment ................................ 6
Equipment Key ............................................. 7
Welcome to JVC ............................................8
Three-Step Quick Start ............................... 10
Basic Features ............................................ 13
Advanced Features ..................................... 29
Subsidiary Information .............................. 55
List of Terms .............................................. 59
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equipment key
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Diagram Key
6 AUDIO OUT (L/R)
Connectors enable connection
of audio cassette recorder, TV
or second VCR for dubbing.
7 RF. OUT Connector enables
connection to aerial terminal
of TV receiver.
FRONT PANEL
1 STANDBY/ON o Button
turns VCR on/off (loading a
cassette also turns power on).
2 Cassette Loading Slot is
where cassette is inserted;
door closes.
3 PR+/- Buttons select a
preset position.
4 Display Panel provides
clear view of various displays
and indicators.
5 Infrared Beam Receiving
Window is where Remote
Control should be aimed when
in use.
6 < Button rewinds
the tape; initiates reverse
picture search.
7 > Button fastforwards tape; initiates
forward picture search.
8 T Button starts regular
recording (press once), Instant
Timer Recording (press twice);
sets duration of ITR.
9 | Button stops tape
temporarily during recording;
stops tape temporarily during
playback; plays back frame by
frame with each additional
press.
SATc Button enables/
disables the Auto Satellite
Programme Recording mode.
10 § Button stops tape;
ejects tape during Stop mode.
11 . Button plays back tape;
cancels Pause, Still, Slow,
Search modes.
VCR DISPLAY PANEL
1 c Indicator lights when
the c button has been
pressed to engage Timer
mode.
2 Play Indicator lights up
during playback; blinks during
Repeat Playback or when
using Next Function Memory
for playback.
3 Record Indicator lights up
during recording; blinks
during Instant Timer
Recording.
4 Channel Display shows
preset position where the
station currently being
received is stored.
Mode shows external input
mode selected (L-1 or L-2).
Clock Display shows
current time.
Preset Position* (or Mode)
and Clock Display appear
alternately when b is
pressed.
* Preset Position (or Mode) is
not displayed during playback.
5 REVIEW Indicator blinks
after timer-recording and
shows how many programmes
have been timer-recorded.
6 SATc Indicator lights up
during Auto Satellite
Programme Recording
standby mode; blinks when
Auto Satellite Programme
Recording is in progress.
7 VCR Indicator lights when
the VCR is in the video mode.
At this point, the TV automatically enters AV mode.
REAR PANEL
1 Mains Power Cord
supplies power to VCR.
2 SAT CONTROL Connector
enables connection of the
Satellite Controller for timer
recording with a satellite
receiver.
3 ANT. IN Connector enables
connection of aerial.
4 L-2 IN/DECODER
Connector enables connection
of satellite receiver or second
recorder.
* DECODER function is not available in the
UK.
5 L-1 IN/OUT Connector
enables AV connection to TV
or second VCR.
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REMOTE CONTROL
1 TV STANDBY/ON o
Button turns TV on/off.
2 TV/VCR Button switches
connected TV’s mode between
TV and AV.
Button switches TV
3 TV
input terminal.
4 START + / – Button
accesses Regular Program
screen; inputs programme
Start Time.
5 STOP + / – Button inputs
programme Stop Time.
6 PDC Button enables/
disables PDC recording.
* VPS (Video Programme
System) recording is not currently
available in the U.K. and not
possible with this VCR.
7 x Button cancels timerprogramme.
0000 Button resets
counter on the on-screen
display to ‘0:00:00’.
8 PROG Button accesses
Timer Programming Set
screen.
9 C Button accesses
Program screens/displays to
check the programme that you
have programmed (next
programme’s information
screen appears each time
button is pressed).
10 < Button — same as
button on VCR.
11 T Button starts regular
recording (press . the same
time).
12 S Button stops tape.
13 TV PR +/– Buttons select
the connected JVC TV's
channel.
14 rButton
‘reviews’ timer-recorded
programme.
15
Button accesses
Menu screen.
16 STANDBY/ON o Button
— same as button on VCR.
17 AUDIO Button changes
output sound mode.
18 b(Display) Button
switches display between
clock time and Preset
Position* (or Mode).
Preset Position (or Mode) is not
displayed during playback.
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19 Number Keys are used in
preset position selection and
the VIDEO Plus+ Timer
Programming.
20 DATE + / – Button inputs
date of programme for timer
recording
21 DAILY Button enables
timer recording of daily
serials.
22 WEEKLY Button enables
timer recording of weekly
serials.
23 AUX Button selects VCR’s
auxiliary input mode.
24 c Button engages timerstandby mode.
25 Auto Tracking Button
enables/disables auto
tracking mode during
playback.
/ Button selects tape
speed.
26 3 Button
initiates a 30-second period of
fast-motion playback.
27 . Button — same as
button on VCR.
28 > Button — same as
button on VCR.
29 | Button — same as
button on VCR.
Buttons are used
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for selection in on-screen
menus.
PR + / – Buttons select a
preset position.
31 TV
+/– Buttons control
volume of connected JVC TV.
32 D E Buttons initiate
functions such as Index
Search, variable-speed search,
frame by frame playback.
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Button enters
selections made in on-screen
menus.
Button — Shows
current VCR status on the TV
screen if O.S.D is set to ON.
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welcome to jvc
before you start
Welcome to JVC
Please read the SAFETY
FIRST on pages 2–4
it tells you about some
safety points
Thank you for choosing JVC.
Refer to the diagrams on
pages 6–7 when reading
through these
instructions
We hope that you will get many hours of enjoyment from your new unit.
Refer to the List of
Terms on page 59 if you
need an explanation for
any terms in this manual
In just three easy steps you will be ready to enjoy the exceptional performance of your new VCR. More detailed instructions begin on page 10. They
will explain how to use the many sophisticated features this VCR boasts.
remote control
Getting Everything Ready
The Remote Control can
operate most of your
VCR’s functions, as well
as basic functions of JVC
TV sets. (see page 7)
check the contents Unpack the box and place the VCR on a flat, stable surface.
Check that you have the items shown below.
When inserting the
lithium battery -CR
2032-, be sure to insert
in the correct directions
as indicated below.
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To open the battery
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release tab and
carefully, pull the
compartment out.
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Depending on the type
of JVC TV. Some or all
functions cannot be
operated using the
Remote Control.
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doesn’t work properly,
remove it’s battery,
replace the battery and
then try again.
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welcome to jvc
GETTING EVERYTHING READY (continued)
connect cables Connect the cables as indicated in the diagram (below), using
the TV Aerial Cable, the RF Cable and the 21-pin SCART Cable (not provided).
RF Cable
(provided)
TV Aerial
Cable
(not
provided)
21-pin SCART Cable
(not provided)
scart and rf
SCART is a
recommended option
because its use
improves the quality of
the picture.
If connecting to a stereo
TV you will need a
SCART cable.
There are several types
of SCART cables, fullywired and others.
Mains Power
Cord
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Mains Outlet
If you use a SCART
cable, you must also
connect the RF cable.
*DECODER function is not available in the UK.
You are now ready to start the Three-Step Quick Start which begins on the next
page.
You have two ways for initial setup of your new VCR depending upon the
connection method and your TV.
If you have connected only the RF cable,
perform Auto Setup (墌 pg. 10).
If you have connected both the RF cable and the fullywired 21-pin SCART cable, and if your TV does not offer
T-V Link, etc.*,
perform Auto Setup (墌 pg. 10).
If you have connected both the RF cable and the fullywired 21-pin SCART cable, and if your TV offer T-V Link,
etc.*,
perform Preset Download (墌 pg. 11).
* Compatible with TVs offering T-V Link, EasyLink, Megalogic, SMARTLINK,
Q-Link, DATA LOGIC or NexTView Link via fully-wired 21-pin SCART cable.
The degree of compatibility and available functions may differ by system.
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three-step quick start
Three-Step Quick Start
For Step , be sure to perform either of the methods:
Auto Setup or Preset Download.
Auto Setup
before you start
Check that the VCR is
turned off and no
cassette is inserted
Load the batterys into
the Remote Control
Refer to the Remote
Control diagram
on pages 6–7
Unless indicated
otherwise, use the
buttons on the Remote
Control
START AUTO SETUP
Press the o button. If ‘Auto’ appears on the display panel, press
what will happen? The display panel on the front of the VCR will show the
word ‘Auto’. Do not press any button on the VCR or the Remote Control.
note If you have connected both the RF cable and the fully-wired 21-pin SCART
cable, and if your TV offers T-V Link, etc., and the TV is turned on, the VCR
automatically performs the Preset Download (墌 pg. 11) even if you select ‘Auto’
for Auto Setup function.
The VCR is automatically setting up the tuner
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Program numbers and the video channel. This only
happens the first time that the VCR is turned on.
Auto Setup is running: don’t
touch any buttons
rf and scart connection If you have chosen to
AUTO SET
PLEASE WAIT
Check that the
connection is completed
connect the VCR to the TV with both the RF Cable
and a 21-pin SCART Cable (not provided) and the
TV set is in its AV mode (see the TV manual), you
will see the following information displayed on
your TV screen:
[MENU]: EXIT
Turn on the TV
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(or E).
Your TV screen during Auto Setup if SCART is used
SELECT THE VIDEO CHANNEL
When Auto Setup has finished, you will see the following display panel on your VCR:
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see this display. The number is the channel on
the TV that the Auto Setup has chosen to be the
video channel. In the example, we have presumed that channel 52 is vacant and
have set the VCR to 52:
Now tune the TV set to channel 52 (refer to TV manual if
necessary); you should see two vertical white bars appear
on the TV screen. If the bars do not appear or are not
clear, choose another vacant channel pressing PR +/ -- on
the Remote Control and try again. If you cannot obtain
the vertical white bars on any channel between 22 and 69,
consult your local JVC dealer.
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rf and scart connection If you have chosen
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to connect the VCR to the TV with both the RF
VCR
Cable and a 21-pin SCART Cable (not provided),
REVIEW
you need to press PR -- on the Remote Control
until the figure reads ‘– –’. This is because you will use the TV in AV mode to view
video pictures and therefore do not need a dedicated video channel.
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FINISH AUTO SETUP
Press
and move on to Step 2 to check the results.
oops! If there is a power cut or you accidentally press a button during Auto
Setup, turn the VCR off and then on again. Re-perform Auto Setup.
Preset Download
before you start
START PRESET DOWNLOAD
Press the o button. The display panel on the
front of the VCR will show the word ‘Auto’.
or
button to select
Press the
(or E).
‘CH – –’ and press
Check that the VCR is
turned off and no
cassette is inserted
PR
Load the batterys into
the Remote Control
Unless indicated
otherwise, use the
buttons on the Remote
Control
SAT
VCR
REVIEW
Preset Download is running:
don’t touch any buttons
rf and scart connection If the TV set is in its AV mode (see the TV
manual), you will see the following information displayed on your TV screen:
T-V LINK
PLEASE WAIT
Check that the
connection is completed
Be sure to use the fullywired 21-pin SCART cable
[MENU]: EXIT
Turn on the TV whose
channels have already
been stored
Your TV screen during Preset
Download
SET THE VIDEO CHANNEL TO OFF
When Preset Download has finished, ‘COMPLETED’ appears on the TV screen. Press o to
turn off the VCR. Press and hold down S on
the VCR until you will see the display on the
right. Press PR -- on the Remote Control until the figure reads ‘– –’.
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FINISH PRESET DOWNLOAD
and move on to Step 2 to check the results.
Press
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Download, turn the VCR off and then on again. Re-perform Preset Download.
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what will happen? The VCR is automatically setting up the tuner channels by downloading from your TV, clock and the VIDEO
Plus+ system assigned Guide Program
numbers. During downloading, preset position
on the display panel increases from “CH1”.
Refer to the Remote
Control diagram
on pages 6–7
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NOTES
• In areas where no TV station transmits the PDC signal, the VCR cannot setup
either the clock or Guide Program numbers.
• On this VCR, the characters available for station names (ID) are A–Z, 0–9, –,
, + and (space). The names of some downloaded stations may differ from
those on your TV.
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Check the Results
When Auto Setup or Preset Download finishes, you will see one of the three
following examples on the VCR display panel:
The Preset Positions and the Clock have been set successfully
Go straight to Step 3 (20:00 used as example only).
The Preset Positions have been set successfully but the Clock has not
Perform Clock Set on page 54.
Go to Step 3.
Neither the Preset Positions or the Clock have been set successfully
Make sure the cables are connected properly to the VCR and turn
the VCR off and then on again. Try Auto Set Up or Preset Download
again.
Finish Off
Select the Video channel or AV mode, then make sure that all necessary stations
have been stored in the VCR’s memory by using the
and
buttons.
If station names (ID — 墌 pg. 52) have also been stored in the VCR’s memory, the
station name will be displayed at the top left corner of the TV screen for about 5
seconds each time you select a different channel via the VCR.
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The VCR is now set up. You can now use it to play and record.
IMPORTANT
• re-running setup Auto Setup or Preset Download may not behave as
described if it has already been run on the VCR. This is because some of the
information gathered on the first Auto Setup or Preset Download is retained in
memory and that part of the process may be skipped by the VCR.
• bad reception In certain reception conditions, station names may not be
stored correctly, and Guide Program Numbers may not be set properly. If this
happens, when you timer-record a TV programme using the VIDEO Plus+
system, the VCR will record a TV programme of a different station. When
programming the timer using the VIDEO Plus+ system, be sure to check that
the preset position corresponding to the broadcasting station you wish to
record has been selected (墌 pg. 21, VIDEO Plus+ Timer Programming).
• duplicate stations You may be able to receive the same station from two
different transmitters in which case Auto Setup will detect and store both. It is
normal for one transmitter to give you a better quality picture than the other; to
delete those stations which have a poor picture 墌 Delete A Channel on page 50.
• manual station setting If any of the above problems occur, refer to
pages 50 – 51 to input station names (墌 Change Station Name). You can also
change station preset positions (墌 Change Station Preset Position).
• rf connections In certain reception conditions, the Video Channel may not
be set correctly and interference may appear in the TV picture while the VCR’s
power is on. Set your Video Channel manually. (墌 pg. 47, Video Channel Set)
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IF YOU HAVE ANY DIFFICULTY WITH THE ABOVE PROCEDURES CALL THE JVC
CUSTOMER SERVICE HOT LINE ON 0870 330 5000
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Basic
Features
Playback..................................................... 14
Playback Features ...................................... 16
Recording ................................................... 18
VIDEO Plus+® Timer Programming ............ 21
Express Timer Programming ...................... 24
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Playback
Playback is the most basic operation possible with your VCR. Audio-visual
information recorded on a cassette will be played back on your TV screen
just like a broadcast programme.
Load a Video Cassette
before you start
Turn the TV on
Tune the TV to your
Video Channel or to its
AV mode
Make sure that the window side of the cassette is facing up and the spine label is
facing away from the VCR. Insert the cassette as shown in the diagram below;
don’t use too much force. If the VCR was turned off before you inserted the
cassette, the power will come on automatically.
ntsc tapes
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If an NTSC tape is
played, ‘NTSCaPAL’
appears on screen for
about 5 seconds
Some TVs will shrink
the picture and place
black bars at the top and
bottom of the screen.
This is not a malfunction
but you may lose some
on-screen information
The picture may roll up
or down. Correct this by
adjusting the vertical
hold on the TV set
The counter and tape
remaining times will be
incorrect
The picture will be
distorted during search,
still or frame-by-frame
playback
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+
SAT
VCR
REVIEW
SAT
The counter on the TV screen will reset to read
‘0:00:00’. If the record safety tab on the video
cassette has been removed, playback begins
automatically.
Play
If the cassette that you inserted does not start playing automatically, press the .
button on the VCR or the Remote Control. ‘bESt’ appears blinking in the display
panel during automatic tracking (墌 pg. 31s).
Stop & Eject
stop Press the § button on the VCR or the S button on the Remote
Control once to stop playback.
eject Press the § button on the VCR a second time to eject the cassette
from the VCR. The cassette will take about 6 seconds to appear once the §
button has been pressed.
NOTE: You can also eject the cassette while the VCR is turned off.
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Rewind and Fast Forward
During Stop Mode:
rewind Press the < button on the VCR or the Remote Control.
fast forward Press the > button on the VCR or the Remote Control.
SQPB
This VCR is equipped with SQPB (S-VHS QUASI PLAYBACK) that lets you
watch tapes recorded in the S-VHS format and the SP mode, with regular VHS
resolution.
NOTES:
• SQPB does not deliver Super VHS resolution.
• S-VHS recording is not possible with this VCR.
• When you play back a tape recorded in S-VHS format and the SP mode, noise
may appear in the still, slow motion, or frame-by-frame playback mode.
• Depending on the tape, noise may appear during normal playback.
Video Heads Cleaning
The heads get dirty in the following cases:
• In an environment prone to extreme temperature or humidity.
• In a dusty environment.
• Flaw, dirt or mold on video tapes.
• Continuous usage for a long time.
Use a dry cleaning cassette — JVC TCL-2 — in the following cases:
• Rough, poor picture appears while a tape is played back.
• The picture is unclear or no picture appears.
• ‘USE CLEANING CASSETTE’ appears on the screen (only with ‘O.S.D.’ set to
‘ON’ (墌 pg. 43)).
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Playback Features
Pause During Playback
Press the | button on the VCR or the Remote Control.
• If the paused picture on the TV screen jumps vertically, press the
until the picture is steady.
• Press . to resume playback.
PR
or
PR
Single Frame Movement
You can move backward or forward from the still picture in one of two ways:
method one Press the | button on the VCR or the Remote Control. Each time
the | button is pressed, the frame will move forward one frame.
method two Press D or E on the Remote Control. Each time one of
these buttons is pressed, the frame will advance or move back one frame.
• Press . to resume playback.
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Slow Motion
This VCR will play your cassette forwards or backwards in slow motion. You can
make it do this in one of two ways:
method one During still picture, press and hold | on the VCR or the Remote
Control for 2 seconds, then release. Press and release | again to return to still
picture.
method two During still picture, press and hold the D or E button on
the Remote Control. The picture will return to still when you release the button.
PR
3
• If the slow motion picture on the TV screen jumps vertically, press the
button until the picture is steady.
• Press . to resume playback.
PR
PR
or
PR
– –:– –
AUDIO
3
VPS/PDC
0000
5
?
30 SEC
Variable Speed Search
PR
3
PR
PR
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ENTER
During playback, press the D or E button on the Remote Control. The
more times that you press either button, the faster the rate of search. To decrease
the speed of search, press the button for the opposite direction.
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• Press . to resume playback.
Picture Search
You can perform picture search in either direction. During playback or still
picture, press the > on the Remote Control for forward picture search, or
the < button for reverse picture search. Each time you press <or
>, the search speed changes between low-speed and high-speed.
• Press . to resume playback.
NOTES:
In the search, still, slow motion or frame-by-frame playback mode
• The picture will be distorted
• The noise bars will appear
• There will be a loss of colour with an LP-recorded tape.
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Recording
TV signals being received by the recorder’s built in tuner can be recorded
onto a video tape. You can ‘capture’ a TV programme using your VCR.
Choose a Programme
Press
or
or the number keys on the Remote Control or PR +/– on the
VCR to select the channel that you wish to record.
before you start
PR
PR
Turn the TV on
Tune the TV to your
Video Channel or to its
AV mode
Set the Tape Speed
Press /. The current setting for the tape speed appears on the on-screen
display or the VCR display panel for about 5 seconds. Press /again to
change the setting while tape speed is displayed. You can choose Standard Play
(SP) or Long Play (LP). The picture quality on LP recordings will not be as high
as on SP recordings, but the tape will last longer.
Choose a blank
cassette which has the
record safety tab still in
place
Start Recording
Record
Safety Tab
There are two ways to start recording:
Load the cassette into
the VCR (see page 14)
method one Press and hold T and then press . on the Remote Control.
method two Press T on the VCR.
PR
3
When “DIRECT REC” is set to “ON” (墌pg. 35), if you press any button just
after pressing Ton the VCR (or Tand . on the Remote Control), the recorder
may not function properly.
PR
– –:– –
AUDIO
3
VPS/PDC
0000
Pause and Resume During Recording
5
?
30 SEC
PR
3
PR
PR
On either the VCR or the Remote Control, press | to temporarily stop recording
and press . to resume. You cannot change the preset position on the VCR while
it is recording but you can while it is paused (see Choose a Programme at the top
of this page).
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Notes on Recording
When using both the RF and SCART connections, you can switch between TV
and VCR by pressing the TV/VCR button on the Remote Control.
– –:– –
If the tape reaches its end during recording, the recording stops and “U” and
“,” on the display panel blink. Press S/0 on the VCR to eject the tape or press
< to rewind the tape.
– –:– –
AUDIO
3
VPS/PDC
0000
5
?
30 SEC
Display Tape Remaining Time
PR
3
PR
PR
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ENTER
Press the bbutton so that the tape remaining time is shown on the TV
screen with ‘REMAIN’ indication. The on-screen information will disappear
after about 5 seconds.
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non-standard tapes Sometimes, a tape will not conform to the standards
accepted by this VCR. In such cases the tape remaining time may not appear
immediately, be incorrect or simply show as ‘– – : – –’.
PR
3
PR
Change Display Information
By pressing the bbutton repeatedly, you can change the display on the VCR
between the clock time and the preset position. The preset position cannot be
shown during playback.
Resetting the Counter
Press the bbutton so that the counter display appears on the TV screen.
While the display is shown, press the 0000 button. You can reset the counter to
‘0:00:00’ before starting playback or recording.
Record a Programme While Watching Another
Once you have started recording all you need to do is use the controls on your
TV set to tune to a different programme. The programme set using PR + / – on
the Remote Control is the one which will be recorded.
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Recording Resume Function
If there is a power cut during recording (or Instant Timer Recording or timer
recording), the recording will resume automatically when power is restored to
the VCR unless the VCR’s memory backup has expired.
Instant Timer Recording
This method allows you to quickly set the VCR to record in 30 minute
increments.
start recording Press T on the VCR once. If left in this state, the VCR will
keep recording until the tape runs out.
engage instant timer recording Press T again and the display panel will
show a flashing Record indicator (U) and ‘0:30’. This means that the VCR will
record for 30 minutes on the programme already selected and then stop
automatically.
increase time Each time T is pressed, the time limit is increased by
30 minutes to a maximum of 6 hours.
This function only works with the T button on the VCR, not the Remote
Control.
If the tape reaches its end during recording, the recording stops and “U” and
“ ,” on the display panel blink. Press S/0 on the VCR to eject the tape or press
< to rewind the tape.
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VIDEO Plus +®
Timer Programming
The VIDEO Plus+ system uses the code numbers – called PlusCode numbers
– printed after each programme in your TV listings guide. These are a kind of
shorthand for video recorders and using them automatically sets your VCR
to record the correct programme, channel and time.
before you start
Make sure that the
VCR’s clock is set
correctly
The VIDEO Plus+ Deluxe system enables a VCR to automatically control
satellite channels through a satellite receiver using an optional Satellite
Controller (墌 pg. 36).
Insert a cassette with
the safety tab in place
Turn on the TV and
select the Video channel
or the AV Mode
Get to the VIDEO Plus + Screen
PLUSCODE NO.
[0–9] a VIDEO PLUS+
[PROG] : EXIT
Press p. Press 1 to place the pointer next
to “VIDEO PLUS+”, then press OK or .. The
PLUSCODE NO. screen appears.
PROG
Enter the PlusCode Number
PLUSCODE NO.
56781234
[0–9] a k
[x]: DELETE
[PROG]: EXIT
0000
Press the number keys on the Remote Control to
enter the PlusCode number of the programme you
wish to record. If you make a mistake, press x to
delete the incorrect number and then enter the
correct one.
– –:– –
AUDIO
3
VPS/PDC
0000
5
?
30 SEC
PR
3
PR
PR
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Check the Results
Press
. The VIDEO Plus+ Program screen
appears.
VPS/PDC
-P2PLUSCODE NO.
56781234
START
STOP
-P121:00
22:00
SP
VPS/PDC OFF
DATE
TV PROG
25.12
1
BBC1
k: OK
Make sure that the preset number displayed is the
one that you want. If it is incorrect, the wrong
programme will be recorded.
[0]: SAT
errors If the PlusCode number you entered is
invalid, ERROR appears on the TV screen.
– –:– –
AUDIO
3
VPS/PDC
0000
5
?
30 SEC
set channel position number Make sure the channel position you wish to
record is displayed. If “TV PROG” displays “– –”, set the Channel Position number
or
button to input the channel position number on
correctly. Press
(or E).
which your recorder receivers the station. Then press
PR
PR
PR
3
PR
PR
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2 4
ENTER
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i
ENTER
set tape speed You can change the tape speed between Standard Play (SP)
and Long Play (LP) by pressing /.
set pdc mode Press PDC (number key 7) to change between ON and OFF.
Programme Delivery Control (PDC) is a service designed to ensure that timer
recording still works in the event of a change in time of broadcast. If you set PDC
to ON, your VCR will be turned on not by its own timer but by a signal
transmitted by the broadcaster. This means that if an advertised programme is
delayed, your VCR will still record it properly.
change stop time Press STOP + / – (number key 2 and 5). You can
compensate for anticipated changes in schedule using this method.
serial recording To set the VCR to record the same programme on a daily
(Monday-Friday) or weekly basis, press DAILY (number key 8) or WEEKLY
(number key 9) to turn the function on. Pressing the same key again turns the
function off. You will see your selection appear on the TV screen.
capacity You can set this VCR to timer record up to eight programmes. If you
try to enter a ninth, PROGRAM FULL appears on the screen.
satellite receiver users To timer-record a satellite broadcast using the
VIDEO Plus+ system:
• Perform ‘Satellite Receiver Control Settings’ (墌 pg. 36).
• You cannot set PDC to ON.
• You cannot timer-record the satellite broadcast received on the channel
position ‘0’ by the satellite receiver.
• Leave the satellite receiver’s power on.
Return to Normal Screen
Press p or
. PROGRAM COMPLETED appears on the TV screen for
about 5 seconds, then the normal TV screen appears. If the timer programme is
overlapped with another one that was already set, PROGRAM OVERLAPPED
appears on the TV screen. (墌 pg. 27)
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Engage Timer Mode
You must now put the VCR into Timer Mode by pressing c otherwise no
recording will take place. c will appear on the display panel. Make sure that the
VCR turns off automatically. To disengage the Timer Mode, press c again.
If a video tape with the safety tab removed is loaded, c, Play indicator (,) and
Record indicator (U) will flash. Insert another tape with the safety tab in place to
record!
– –:– –
AUDIO
If no video tape is loaded, c indicator will flash. Insert a tape to record!
3
VPS/PDC
0000
5
?
30 SEC
If the tape reaches its end during timer recording, the recording stops and “c”,
“U” and “,” on the display panel blink. Press c to disengage timer, then press
S/0 on the VCR to eject the tape or press o then press < to rewind the
tape.
PR
3
PR
PR
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Express Timer
Programming
If you do not know the PlusCode number for the programme that you wish to
record, follow the instructions below to manually set your VCR to record.
before you start
Get to the Timer Programming Set Screen
Make sure that the
VCR’s clock is set
correctly
Insert a cassette with
the safety tab in place
Press p. You will see the following TV screen
information.
VIDEO PLUS+
F EXPRESS PROGRAMING
Turn on the TV and
select the Video channel
or the AV Mode
[1] a k
[PROG]: EXIT
VPS/PDC
Get to the Programme Screen
Press 1 to place the pointer (highlighted bar) next to “EXPRESS
PROGRAMING”, then press OK or ..
VPS/PDC
Enter Programme Details
3
set start time Use the START + / – buttons
(number keys 1 and/or 4) to enter the start time.
– P1 –
START
21:00
SP
DATE
– –:– –
AUDIO
- -.- -
a
STOP
- -:- -
VPS/PDC OFF
TV PROG
set stop time Use the STOP + / – buttons
(number keys 2 and/or 5) to enter the stop time.
[0]: SAT
set date Use the DATE + / – buttons (number
keys 3 and/or 6) to adjust the date (current date
will automatically appear).
--
3
VPS/PDC
[+/–] a k
[PROG]: EXIT
0000
5
?
30 SEC
PR
3
PR
PR
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set programme Use the PR + / – buttons to enter
the programme required.
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3
PR
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set tape speed You can change the tape speed between Standard Play (SP)
and Long Play (LP) by pressing /.
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set pdc mode Press PDC (number key 7) to change between ON and OFF.
Programme Delivery Control (PDC) is a service designed to ensure that timer
recording still works in the event of a change in time of broadcast. If you set PDC
to ON, your VCR will be turned on not by its own timer but by a signal
transmitted by the broadcaster. This means that if an advertised programme is
delayed, your VCR will still record it properly.
satellite receiver users To timer-record a satellite broadcast using Express
Timer Programming:
• Perform ‘Satellite Receiver Control Settings’ (墌 pg. 36).
• Press AUX (number key 0) to change TV PROG to SAT. Then press PR + / – to
enter the preset position for the satellite receiver.
• You cannot set PDC to ON.
• You cannot timer-record the satellite broadcast received on the channel
position ‘0’ by the satellite receiver.
• Leave the satellite receiver’s power on.
For memory capacity and Serial Recording, see VIDEO Plus+ Timer Programming
on page 22.
Return to Normal Screen
0000
Press p or
. PROGRAM COMPLETED appears on the TV screen for
about 5 seconds, then the normal TV screen appears. If the timer programme is
overlapped with another one that was already set, PROGRAM OVERLAPPED
appears on the TV screen.(墌 pg. 27)
Engage Timer Mode
You must now put the VCR into Timer Mode by pressing c otherwise no
recording will take place. c will appear on the display panel. To disengage the
Timer Mode, press c again.
– –:– –
AUDIO
3
VPS/PDC
0000
5
?
30 SEC
PR
If a video tape with the safety tab removed is loaded, c, Play indicator (,) and
Record indicator (U) will flash. Insert another tape with the safety tab in place to
record!
3
PR
PR
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If no video tape is loaded, c indicator will flash. Insert a tape to record!
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If the tape reaches its end during timer recording, the recording stops and “c”,
“U” and “,” on the display panel blink. Press c to disengage timer, then press
S/0 on the VCR to eject the tape or press o then press < to rewind the
tape.
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PR
3
PR
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Check, Cancel & Change Programmes
Press c, then press o to disengage the timer
mode.
review the programmes Press C. The TV
screen will display a list of the programmes set for
timer recording (screen A).
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
[
START
8:00
10:00
11:30
STOP
10:00
10:45
13:00
CH
3
2
1
DATE
24.12
25.12
25.12
]: NEXT
Pressing C again will cycle through each of the
entries in the VCR’s memory (screen B).
Screen A
cancel a programme Press x to cancel a
programme.
change a programme Use START + / –
– P1 –
(number keys 1 and 4), STOP + / – (number keys 2
and 5), DATE + / – (number keys 3 and 6), PR + / –
, /, DAILY (number key 8), WEEKLY (number
key 9) and PDC (number key 7) buttons as
necessary.
START
8:00
SP
DATE
24.12
[
a
STOP
10:00
VPS/PDC OFF
TV PROG
3
ITV
]: NEXT
return to normal screen Press C as many
times as necessary.
Screen B
return to timer mode If there are still
programmes to be recorded, press c.
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When Programmes Overlap Each Other
If PROGRAM OVERLAPPED appears, you have another programme overlapping the
programme you have just made.
confirm overlapping programmes The
Program Check screen appears and conflicting
programmes will start blinking.
Example: Programme 1 (you have just made) and
Programme 4 overlap each other.
START
1
8:00
2
10:00
3
11:30
4
9:00
5
6
7
8
[1] a k
[PROG]: EXIT
STOP
10:00
10:45
13:00
10:00
CH
3
2
1
92
DATE
24.12
25.12
25.12
DAILY
select programme to modify Press the
and
buttons, then press
(or E). You
can only select one of the overlapping programmes.
PR
PR
note If you do not mind this overlap, press PROG
to finish the timer programme setting. The
program starting earlier or program with the
lower program will be recorded.
cancel a programme Press x to cancel a
programme when the Program screen you do not
want is shown.
– P1 –
START
8:00
SP
DATE
24.12
[x]: DELETE
[PROG]: EXIT
STOP
10:00
VPS/PDC OFF
TV PROG
3
ITV
[+/–] a k
change a programme Use the START + / –
(number keys 1 and 4), STOP + / – (number keys 2 and 5), DATE + / – (number
.
keys 3 and 6), PR + / – , /and PDC buttons as necessary, then press
PROGRAM COMPLETED appears on the screen for about 5 seconds, then normal
screen appears.
note If the overlap is not yet solved or another overlap occurs with the timer
programme setting made last after making correction on a programme, the
conflicting programmes will be shown on the Program Check screen again.
Repeat the above steps again until the overlap is solved.
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Advanced
Features
Picture Quality ........................................... 30
The B.E.S.T. Picture System ...................... 31
Sound Modes ............................................ 32
Finding Specific Scenes ............................ 33
T-V Link Functions..................................... 34
Satellite Receiver Control Settings ........... 36
Auto Satellite Programme Recording ........ 39
Editing ....................................................... 41
Other Functions ......................................... 43
Connection to a Stereo System .................. 46
Video Channel Set ..................................... 47
Tuner Set ................................................... 48
Clock Set ................................................... 54
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Picture Quality
Manual Tracking
Your VCR is equipped with automatic tracking control. This will
be adequate for most tapes and will automatically adjust the
tracking to suit the particular tape in use but if you insert an old
or worn tape, it may be necessary to manually adjust the tracking in order to get the best picture. If automatic tracking fails, you will notice noise bars appearing across the picture; you can correct this by manually overriding the tracking using the following steps.
override automatic tracking During playback, press / on the Remote Control to
engage manual tracking.
adjust tracking manually Use the PR + or – buttons to adjust the tracking manually.
NOTES:
• Press / again to re-engage automatic tracking.
• When a new tape is inserted, the VCR returns to automatic tracking.
Picture Control
This feature allows you to select the most appropriate picture quality according to the type of
tape or use of this VCR. The default setting is AUTO.
get to the mode set screen Press
and
PR
buttons and press
. Move the highlight bar to MODE SET using the
(or E).
select picture control mode Move the highlight bar to PICTURE CONTROL using the
and
PR
buttons. Press
(or E) to select the desired mode:
• AUTO (NORM) Provides optimised picture benefits of
B.E.S.T. Picture System. When B.E.S.T. is OFF, PICTURE
CONTROL switches automatically from AUTO to NORM.
• EDIT Minimizes picture degradation during editing (recording or playback).
• SOFT Reduces image coarseness when viewing overplayed
tapes containing lots of noise.
return to normal screen Press
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MODE SET
B.E.S.T.
F PICTURE CONTROL
AUTO TIMER
O.S.D.
DIRECT REC
AUTO SP a LP TIMER
POWER SAVE
AUTO POWER OFF
[1] a k
[MENU]: EXIT
ON
AUTO
OFF
ON
ON
OFF
OFF
OFF
PR
PR
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The B.E.S.T.
Picture System
about b.e.s.t.
Works in SP and LP
modes
The Biconditional Equalised Signal Tracking (B.E.S.T.) System checks the
condition of the tape in use and compensates during recording and playback
to give the best picture quality possible. The default setting is ON.
Turning B.E.S.T. ON or OFF
Does not work with
Auto Satellite Prog
Recording
Works before Timer
Recording
get to the mode set screen Press
.
Move the highlight bar to MODE SET using the
and
buttons and press
(or E).
MODE SET
F B.E.S.T.
PICTURE CONTROL
AUTO TIMER
O.S.D.
DIRECT REC
AUTO SP a LP TIMER
POWER SAVE
AUTO POWER OFF
PR
PR
B.E.S.T. data is lost
when tape is ejected
Pressing the T button on
VCR does not start Instant
Timer Recording while
B.E.S.T. is turned ON
select b.e.s.t. mode Move the highlight bar to
B.E.S.T. using the
buttons and press
(or E) to set B.E.S.T. ON or OFF.
PR
and
PR
return to normal screen Press
ON
AUTO
OFF
ON
ON
OFF
ON
OFF
[1] a k
[MENU]: EXIT
.
Recording and Playback Using B.E.S.T.
recording Press and hold T and press . on the Remote Control (or press T on the VCR). The
VCR spends about 7 seconds assessing the condition of the tape and then begins recording.
SAT
VCR
REVIEW
SAT
VCR
REVIEW
a pause of 7 seconds a
During B.E.S.T.
B.E.S.T. complete
playback Press .. The VCR adjusts the playback picture quality
based on the condition of the tape in use. B.E.S.T. is active during Auto
Tracking. bESt appears on the VCR’s display panel.
SAT
VCR
REVIEW
Avoiding B.E.S.T. Time Delay
Since B.E.S.T. introduces a 7 second delay before recording starts, you may wish to compensate by
first pressing | and T together (this puts the VCR into RECORD PAUSE mode during which time
the VCR performs the B.E.S.T. tape assessment) and then pressing . when you wish to start
recording.
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Sound Modes
NICAM Stereo and Bilingual Broadcasts
before you start
Set On Screen Display
(O.S.D.) to ON
( pg. 43)
This VCR is equipped with a digital stereo sound decoder (NICAM) which makes
the reception of stereo and bilingual broadcasts possible. When the VCR is tuned
to a different preset, the type of broadcast will be displayed on the TV screen for
a few seconds.
select stereo Press AUDIO until HIFI L l L R appears on the TV screen.
select bilingual Press AUDIO until HIFI L l or HIFI L R appears on the TV
screen (as required).
select standard To listen to standard monaural audio during a NICAM
broadcast, press AUDIO until NORM appears on the TV screen.
Soundtrack Selection
This VCR is capable of recording three soundtracks and will play back the one
that you select with the AUDIO button.
track
use
HI FI
L l L R Hi-Fi stereo pre-recorded tapes
HI FI
Main audio of bilingual tapes
Ll
HI FI
L R Sub-audio of bilingual tapes
NORM Audio-dubbed tapes
HI FI
NORM Audio-dubbed tapes
Notes
normal selection hi fi l l L r should normally be selected. In this mode,
Hi-Fi stereo tapes are played back in stereo and the normal audio track is played
back automatically for tapes which only have normal audio.
recording If the NICAM stereo signal is poor or unavailable, the VCR will
automatically record standard monoaural audio onto both the Hi-Fi and normal
audio tracks. This will eliminate possible audio interference.
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Finding Specific Scenes
Skip Search
During playback, press 3 up to 4 times. Each press of the 3 button will cause
the VCR to go into fast-motion playback for a period of 30 seconds. Normal playback resumes
automatically.
• To return to normal playback during a Skip Search, press ..
Index Search
Each time you record a programme, this VCR puts an index marker at the point that you started
recording. The VCR can fast wind to any one of nine index markers in either direction from the
point that you stop the tape.
NOTE:
Before starting, make sure the VCR is in the Stop mode.
finding first index marker Press D or E once. The TV screen will display [1 or ]1
and the VCR begins searching through the tape in the corresponding direction for the first index
marker from its current position.
finding subsequent index markers Press D or E the required number of times (e.g.
five). The TV screen will display [5 or ]5 and the VCR begins searching through the tape in the
corresponding direction for the fifth index marker from its current position.
Instant Review
After ensuring that the VCR is turned off and that the timer
mode is disengaged, press r.
SAT
VCR
REVIEW
Pressing the rbutton causes the VCR to turn on,
rewind to the beginning of the last timer-recorded programme and begin playback. The display
panel tells you how many timer-recorded programmes are on the tape. If you have three, the
REVIEW indicator and ‘3’ blink on the display panel. To watch the first of these three
programmes, press rthree times. You can move back up to nine programmes from
your current position.
NOTE:
Instant Review will also operate if the VCR is turned on.
timer mode Instant Review will not work while the VCR is in Timer mode.
auto satellite programme recording If Auto Satellite Programme Recording has been used
to record the programmes, the number of recorded programmes will not be displayed on the
display panel.
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T-V Link Functions
When you connect the VCR and your TV via both the RF cable and the fullywired 21-pin SCART cable ( pg. 9), the following functions are available.
You can use these functions only with a TV offering T-V Link, etc.*
For details, refer to the instruction manual for your TV.
* Compatible with TVs offering T-V Link, EasyLink, Megalogic, SMARTLINK,
Q-Link, DATA LOGIC or NexTView Link via fully-wired 21-pin SCART cable. The
degree of compatibility and available functions may differ by system.
Next View Link
You can download the EPG (Electronic Programme Guide) information from
your TV for timer-programming on the VCR.
For details, refer to the instruction manual for your TV.
TV Auto Power On
You can turn on the TV and set it to video mode automatically whenever you
play a tape.
For details, refer to the instruction manual for your TV.
VCR Auto Standby
You can use your TV’s Remote Control to turn off the VCR.
For details, refer to the instruction manual for your TV.
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Direct Rec
You can start recording the programme that you are watching on your TV with
simple operation. Press and hold T and press . on the Remote Control, or press
T on the VCR. Follow the procedure below to use this function.
get to the mode set screen Press
SET using the
PR
and
PR
. Move the highlight bar to MODE
buttons and press
(or E).
select direct rec mode Move the highlight
bar to DIRECT REC using the
and
buttons. Press
(or E) to select ON or
OFF.
PR
PR
return to normal screen Press
.
MODE SET
B.E.S.T.
PICTURE CONTROL
AUTO TIMER
O.S.D.
F DIRECT REC
AUTO SP a LP TIMER
POWER SAVE
AUTO POWER OFF
ON
AUTO
OFF
ON
ON
OFF
OFF
OFF
[1] a k
[MENU]: EXIT
NOTES
• When DIRECT REC is set to ON, if you press
any button just after pressing T on the VCR
(or Tand . on the Remote Control), the
recorder may not function properly.
F
• If DIRECT REC is set to OFF, the T button functions as described in Recording
( pg. 18).
• During the Direct Rec, ‘– –’ appears on the display panel.
• Direct Rec is not possible with a scrambled broadcast. To record a scrambled
broadcast, set DIRECT REC to OFF and follow the procedure described in
Recording on page 18.
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Satellite Receiver
Control Settings
The following procedure is required if you receive satellite channels through
a satellite receiver. Around 20 seconds before the VIDEO Plus+ timer recording or Manual timer recording starts, the VCR sets its input mode to L-2 and
automatically switches the satellite receiver’s channels using an optional
Satellite Controller.
Installing Satellite Controller
situate satellite controller Place
the Satellite Controller so that the path
between its transmitter and the satellite
receiver’s remote sensor is unobstructed.
attach satellite controller Fix
securely using the adhesive strip attached on the back of the Satellite
Controller.
connect up Be sure to connect the
recorder’s L-2 IN/DECODER connector to
the satellite receiver’s 21-pin SCART
connector.
note When connecting your satellite
receiver, refer to its instruction manual.
Satellite Receiver
Satellite Controller
(not provided)
(suggested locations)
Your VCR
Transmitter
Satellite Controller
(not provided)
Satellite Receiver
DECODER
VCR
TV
connect satellite controller to
vcr Connect the Satellite Controller to
the SAT CONTROL connector on the rear
panel.
CONTROLEUR SAT
SAT CONTROL
L-2 ENTREE/DECODEUR
IN/DECODER
L-1 ENTREE/SORTIE
IN/OUT
AUDIO
L
010
Your VCR
*DECODER function is not available in the UK.
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ENTREE
ANT. IN
SORTIE
OUT
R
ANTENNE
SORTIE
RF OUT
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Setting satellite receiver’s brand
After installation, set the satellite receiver’s brand correctly and perform test;
otherwise, the Satellite Controller cannot work correctly.
turn on satellite receiver Turn on the satellite receiver’s power.
get to the mode set screen Press
SET using the
PR
and
PR
. Move the highlight bar to INITIAL
buttons and press
(or E).
get to the sat control set screen Move the highlight bar to SAT CONTROL
SET using the
PR
and
PR
buttons. Press
(or E).
enter satellite receiver’s brand Press the
appropriate number keys to enter the brand
.
code from the list below, then press
• If the brand code you entered is invalid, the
code field is reset. Enter the correct brand
code again.
• If the VCR is in playback or recording mode,
you cannot set the brand code.
SATELLITE RECEIVER BRAND
JVC
AMSTRAD
ASTON
CANAL SATELLITE
CANAL +
D-BOX
ECHOSTAR (VIA DIGITAL)
FINLUX
FORCE
GALAXIS
GRUNDIG
HIRSCHMANN
HUMAX
ITT NOKIA
JERROLD
KATHREIN
LUXOR
MASCOM
CODE
73
60, 61, 62, 63, 92
97
81
81
85
82
68
89
88
64, 65, 102
64, 78, 99
88
68
75
70, 71, 96
68
93
• You can select the channel position between
1 to 999.
• After pressing
, the VCR enters the Test
mode.
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BRAND : – – –
F
[0–9] a k
[MENU]: EXIT
SATELLITE RECEIVER BRAND CODE
MASPRO
70
NOKIA
87, 94
PACE
65,67,74,86,92,97
PANASONIC
74, 92
PHILIPS
66, 84, 101
RADIX
78
RFT
69
SABA
97
SAGEM
83, 90
SALORA
68
SAMSUNG
83
SIEMENS
64
SKYMASTER
69, 98
TECHNISAT
66, 100
THOMSON
97
TPS
83
TRIAX
91
WISI
64
select satellite receiver’s preset position for testing Press the appropriate
. keys to enter one of the channel
number
positions on the satellite receiver, then press
.
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Check Result of Test
If the satellite receiver’s channel number
has been changed to the same channel as
you set ...
and
buttons to move the
Press the
highlight bar to CHANGED TO ..., then press
(or E) to finish the Sat Control Set mode.
PR
PR
SAT CONTROL SET
SAT PROG : 111
F CHANGED TO 111
FNOT CHANGED
[1] a k
[MENU]: EXIT
If the satellite receiver’s channel number
has not been changed correctly ...
and
buttons to move the
Press the
highlight bar to NOT CHANGED, then press
(or E). Then perform the procedure again
from entering the satellite receiver’s brand code.
PR
PR
Notes
• The Satellite Controller may not work with all types of satellite receiver.
• For some satellite receivers, you need to set its channel input mode to 2-digit.
• If your satellite receiver has more than two channel modes, be sure to set to
All Channel Mode. For details, refer to the instruction manual of the satellite
receiver.
• When selecting the satellite receiver’s preset position for testing, signals from
the Remote Control may interfere with signals transmitted from the Satellite
Controller. In this case, move the Remote Control as close to the recorder’s
infrared beam receiving window as possible.
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Auto Satellite
Programme Recording
Auto Record from Satellite Receiver
This facility allows a programme timer-recorded using the satellite receiver to be
recorded on the VCR.
connect up Connect your satellite receiver, TV and VCR (see diagram below).
Outdoor Unit
21-pin AV Input
Connectors
(SCART)
TV Aerial
Aerial
Connector
Back of TV
TV Aerial Cable
Satellite Cable
Satellite Receiver
ANT. IN
DECODER
VCR
TV
RF OUT
Mains Outlet
ENTREE
ANT. IN
CONTROLEUR SAT
SAT CONTROL
L-2 ENTREE/DECODEUR
IN/DECODER
L-1 ENTREE/SORTIE
IN/OUT
SORTIE
OUT
R
AUDIO
ANTENNE
SORTIE
RF OUT
L
010
Back of VCR
*DECODER function is not available in the UK.
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programme satellite receiver Enter the details of the programme into your satellite
receiver (see receiver manual) and put a tape in the VCR.
set tape speed Press / on the Remote Control to set the tape speed to either SP or LP.
engage vcr in auto mode Press and hold SATc (|)on the VCR for about 2 seconds. The
SATc indicator on the VCR display panel lights up and the VCR turns off automatically. Any
signal detected at the L-2 IN/DECODER connecter will automatically start the VCR recording;
when the signal stops, so will the VCR.
Notes
connectors Auto Satellite Prog Recording is only possible using the L-2 IN/DECODER connec-
tor.
timer mode You cannot put the VCR into TIMER MODE when using Auto Satellite Prog
Recording Mode.
r The number of programmes recorded will not be displayed on the VCR display
panel when the r button is pressed.
timer recording Auto Satellite Prog Recording is not possible if your satellite receiver does
not have a timer.
indicator The SATc indicator light flashes when Auto Satellite Prog Recording is in progress.
disengage To disengage the VCR during Auto Satellite Prog Recording, press the o button.
The VCR will stop recording and turns off.
tape speed When recording two or more programmes consecutively, you cannot set a different
tape speed for each programme. The first speed selected will apply to all programmes in that
recording session.
b.e.s.t. The B.E.S.T. system will not work during Auto Satellite Prog Recording.
just clock Just Clock does not work when in Auto Satellite Prog Recording mode.
incoming signal The VCR will only react to the start of an incoming signal at the L-2 IN/
DECODER connecter. If you try to engage Auto Satellite Prog Recording Mode whilst the satellite
receiver is powered on, the SATc indicator light will flash but the VCR will not record. You must
power the satellite receiver off then on again to begin recording in these circumstances.
cable input You can record in the same way from a cable system as long as you connect the
cable system has a timer on/off function and is connected to the L-2 IN/DECODER connector.
incompatibilities Some satellite receivers output signals even when turned off. These receiv-
ers cannot be used with this VCR in this way.
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Editing
Editing Using Another VCR
connect up Connect the two VCRs together using a 21-pin SCART cable. If
this VCR is to be the player, connect its L-1 IN/OUT connecter to the recording
VCR. If this VCR is to be the recorder, you can use either the L-1 IN/OUT or the
L-2 IN/DECODER connecter to connect to the player VCR.
set recorder input mode The recording VCR mode must be set to AUX. If
this VCR is the recorder, press AUX and /or PR to select L-1 (if you’ve used the L-2
IN/DECODER connecter) or L-2 (if you’ve used the L-1 IN/OUT connecter). If this
VCR is the player, set O.S.D. to OFF. ( pg. 43)
set edit mode See Picture Control on page 30.
start source vcr Engage its PLAY mode.
start recording vcr Engage its RECORD mode.
TV Set
Your VCR
ENTREE
ANT. IN
CONTROLEUR SAT
SAT CONTROL
L-2 ENTREE/DECODEUR
IN/DECODER
L-1 ENTREE/SORTIE
IN/OUT
SORTIE
OUT
R
AUDIO
ANTENNE
SORTIE
RF OUT
L
010
21-pin SCART Cables
Video Channel
or AV Mode
(not provided)
RF Cable
(provided)
Another VCR
Your VCR as the Player
○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○
Your VCR as the Recorder
Your VCR
TV Set
CONTROLEUR SAT
SAT CONTROL
L-2 ENTREE/DECODEUR
IN/DECODER
L-1 ENTREE/SORTIE
IN/OUT
ENTREE
ANT. IN
SORTIE
OUT
R
AUDIO
ANTENNE
SORTIE
RF OUT
L
010
RF Cable
(provided)
21-pin SCART Cables
(not provided)
Another VCR
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Editing from a Camcorder
connect up Connect the Camcorder’s AUDIO/VIDEO OUT connecter to the
VCR’s rear panel L-1 IN/OUT or the L-2 IN/DECODER connecter, via an optional
cable adapter.
set input mode Press AUX or PR so that L-1 (for L-1 IN/OUT connecter) or L-2
(for L-2 IN/DECODER connecter) appears in the place of a preset position number.
set edit mode See Picture Control on page 30.
start camcorder Engage the camcorder’s PLAY mode.
start recorder Press T.
Your VCR
CONTROLEUR SAT
SAT CONTROL
L-2 ENTREE/DECODEUR
IN/DECODER
L-1 ENTREE/SORTIE
IN/OUT
ENTREE
ANT. IN
SORTIE
OUT
R
AUDIO
ANTENNE
SORTIE
RF OUT
L
010
Cable adapter
(not provided)
VIDEO OUT
Audio/Video Cable
(not provided)
Camcorder
AUDIO OUT
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Other Functions
On-Screen Display (O.S.D.)
This function allows you to turn the on-screen information ON or OFF.
get to the mode set screen Press
bar to MODE SET using the
(or E).
PR
and
PR
, move the highlight
buttons and press
MODE SET
B.E.S.T.
PICTURE CONTROL
AUTO TIMER
F O.S.D.
DIRECT REC
AUTO SP a LP TIMER
POWER SAVE
AUTO POWER OFF
enable/disable osd The default setting for OSD is ON. Move
the highlight bar to OSD using the
and
buttons and
(or E) to toggle between ON and OFF.
press
PR
return to normal screen Press
PR
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.
GUIDE TO ON-SCREEN DISPLAY INFORMATION
$ 1
#
@
!
PR.1 BBC1
21:00
24.12.01
0
9
8
7
ST NICAM
VPS/PDC
HIFI
NORM
1 Operation mode
2
3
4
5
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Tape speed SP/LP/EP
(EP is for NTSC only)
NTSC playback display
Tape direction
Counter display
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T|
t SP
NTSC a PAL
1¡
4
–1:23:45
REMAIN 10:00
6 Tape remaining time
7 Audio mode
8 Tape position indicator
9 VPS/PDC indicator
0 NICAM display
! Day/month/year
@ Current time
2
3
5
6
# Preset position number
$
and station name/
Auxiliary input mode
indicator (L-1 or L-2)
‘Cassette Loaded’
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AUTO
OFF
ON
ON
OFF
OFF
OFF
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Power Save Mode
You can reduce the power consumption while the VCR is turned off.
get to the mode set screen Press
bar to MODE SET using the
(or E).
PR
and
PR
. Move the highlight
buttons and press
select power save mode Move the highlight bar to POWER
SAVE using the
select ON or OFF.
and
PR
buttons. Press
PR
return to normal screen Press
(or E) to
MODE SET
B.E.S.T.
PICTURE CONTROL
AUTO TIMER
O.S.D.
DIRECT REC
AUTO SP a LP TIMER
F POWER SAVE
AUTO POWER OFF
ON
AUTO
OFF
ON
ON
OFF
ON
OFF
[1] a k
[MENU]: EXIT
.
NOTES:
• During Power Save, the display panel will be turned off.
• The Just Clock function (墌 pg. 54) does not work while the Power Save mode is engaged.
• While the VCR is in the Power Save mode, the picture may be distorted momentarily when
you turn on/off the VCR.
• Power Save does not work when ...
... the VCR is in the Timer mode.
... the VCR’s power is turned off after timer-recording (or Instant Timer Recording).
... the Auto Satellite Prog Recording mode is engaged (墌 pg. 40).
Auto SP a LP Timer
When timer recording in SP mode, if the VCR calculates that there isn’t enough tape to record
the complete programme, it will automatically switch from SP to LP mode.
get to the mode set screen Press
bar to MODE SET using the
(or E).
PR
and
PR
. Move the highlight
buttons and press
enable/disable auto spalp timer Select AUTO SPaLP
TIMER using the
and
buttons and press
to toggle between ON and OFF.
PR
PR
return to normal screen Press
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B.E.S.T.
PICTURE CONTROL
AUTO TIMER
O.S.D.
DIRECT REC
F AUTO SP a LP TIMER
POWER SAVE
AUTO POWER OFF
[1] a k
[MENU]: EXIT
ON
AUTO
OFF
ON
ON
ON
OFF
OFF
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Auto Timer
When the AUTO TIMER is set to ON, the timer is automatically engaged when the VCR power is
turned off and automatically disengaged when the VCR is powered back on.
get to the mode set screen Press
bar to MODE SET using the
(or E).
and
PR
PR
. Move the highlight
buttons and press
enable/disable auto timer Select AUTO TIMER using the
PR
and
PR
ON and OFF.
buttons and press
(or E) to toggle between
return to normal screen Press
MODE SET
B.E.S.T.
PICTURE CONTROL
F AUTO TIMER
O.S.D.
DIRECT REC
AUTO SP a LP TIMER
POWER SAVE
AUTO POWER OFF
ON
AUTO
ON
ON
ON
OFF
OFF
OFF
[1] a k
[MENU]: EXIT
.
Auto Power Off/3H
When this function is set to “3H”, the recorder is turned off
automatically if no operation is done within 3 hours. “AUTO
POWER OFF IN 3 MIN” appears on the screen 3 minutes before
the recorder is turned off.
get to the mode set screen Press
bar to MODE SET using the
(or E).
PR
and
PR
. Move the highlight
buttons and press
MODE SET
B.E.S.T.
PICTURE CONTROL
AUTO TIMERER
O.S.D.
DIRECT REC
AUTO SP a LP TIMER
POWER SAVE
F AUTO POWER OFF
ON
AUTO
ON
ON
ON
OFF
OFF
3H
[1] a k
[MENU]: EXIT
select auto power mode Move the highlight bar to AUTO
POWER using the
PR
and
PR
buttons. Press
(or E) to
select 3H or OFF.
return to normal screen Press
.
Repeat Playback
start repeat playback Press ., then press and hold . again for over 5 seconds, then release.
The Play indicator (#) will flash on the display panel and the VCR will automatically playback
and rewind the tape 100 times and then stop.
stop playback Pressing S, ., < or > stops repeat playback.
Next Function Memory
play To playback immediately after rewinding, press < and then . within 2 seconds.
power off To power off the VCR immediately after rewinding, press < and then o
within 2 seconds.
timer standby To put the VCR in timer standby mode immediately after rewinding, press
< and then c within 2 seconds.
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Connection to a Stereo
System
It is possible to connect your VCR to a suitably equipped stereo system and listen to the
soundtrack through the stereo system.
connect up Connect the AUDIO OUT L and R connecters on the VCR to the AUX IN or TAPE MONITOR
connecters on your stereo. See diagram below.
FM Tuner
CD Player
I
I I I I I I I I
I
I I
I
I
I I I I I I I I
I
I I
I
I I I I I I I I
I
I I
I
I
Stereo Amplifier
I
I
I
I
AUX IN or TAPE MONITOR
Audio Cable
(not provided)
Speaker
Television
Speaker
ENTREE
ANT. IN
CONTROLEUR SAT
L-2 ENTREE/DECODEUR
IN/DECODER
L-1 ENTREE/SORTIE
IN/OUT
SORTIE
SAT CONTROL OUT
R
AUDIO
ANTENNE
SORTIE
RF OUT
L
010
Mains Outlet
*DECODER function is not available in the UK.
AUDIO OUT
Back of VCR
NOTES ON STEREO CONNECTIONS
speaker connections Make sure that you connect the L and R speakers in the right order.
nicam tv If you can receive NICAM TV broadcasts in your area, this VCR can record them independently of the TV set and play them back through the stereo.
volume When listening to sound through the connected stereo, turn the TV’s volume down to zero.
dynamic range This VCR has a Hi-Fi audio dynamic range of 80 dB. Check that your stereo is
capable of handling this level of input. If it cannot, you risk speaker damage.
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Video Channel Set
before you start
The power cord must be
plugged in and
connected to the VCR
The VCR must be turned
off and no cassette
inserted
The Remote Control
must have the battery
inserted
The TV set must be
turned on
The VCR can send picture signals to the TV set in one of two ways; RF
(ordinary cable included with this VCR) and AV (via a 21-pin SCART cable
available from TV and Hi-Fi dealers). Depending upon which method you
use, the VCR must have the correct method set up in order to work. The Auto
Setup procedure normally takes care of this but if for any reason this fails to
happen, the instructions below describe how to set the Video Channel
manually.
Access Video Channel Mode
Press and hold the S button for 5 seconds on
the VCR until the display panel shows the
following information:
SAT
VCR
REVIEW
Set Video Channel
for av connection Press
until the
display panel shows:
The Video Channel is now set to OFF.
Go to Step 3.
for rf connection Press
PR
SAT
VCR
REVIEW
or
to set
SAT
VCR
the VCR to a vacant channel number between 52
REVIEW
and 69 which is not occupied by any station in
your area (refer to station list on page 53). In the
example, we have presumed that channel 52 is vacant and have set the VCR to 52:
PR
PR
Now tune the TV set to channel 52 (refer to TV manual if
necessary); you should see two vertical white bars appear
on the TV screen. If the bars do not appear or are not
clear, choose another vacant channel and try again. If you
cannot obtain the vertical white bars on any channel
between 52 and 69, consult your local JVC dealer.
Exit Video Channel Set Mode
Press
.
To view pictures from your VCR you must now set your TV to either the Video
Channel or to AV mode, depending upon your choice above.
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Tuner Set
The VCR needs to find, identify and memorise all available stations in your area in order to
or
buttons enables you to
record programmes correctly. Once done, pressing the
jump to the available channels without going via any vacant channels. This channel search
can be done either automatically or manually. You should only need to perform either of the
following procedures if Auto Setup or Preset Download has failed to identify and record
available channels or you have moved to a new area.
PR
PR
Auto Channel Setup
get to the main menu Press
.
MAIN MENU
MODE SET
F AUTO CH SET
MANUAL CH SET
INITIAL SET
perform auto channel set Move the highlight bar to AUTO CH
SET using the
PR
and
PR
buttons and press
(or E) twice.
[1] a k
[MENU]: EXIT
rf and scart connection If you have chosen to connect the
VCR to the TV with both the RF Cable and a 21-pin SCART Cable
(not provided) and the TV set is in its AV mode (see the TV
manual), the AUTO SET screen will appear on the TV and remains
there for about 4–12 minutes while the VCR searches for receivable stations. During Auto
Channel Set the S mark on the screen moves from left to right.
AUTO SET
PLEASE WAIT
note: If you have connected both the RF cable and the fully-wired
21-pin SCART cable, and if your TV offers T-V Link, etc., and the
TV is turned on, the VCR automatically performs the Preset
Download ( pg. 11) even if you select “Auto’ for Auto Setup
function.
[MENU]:EXIT
The caption SCAN COMPLETED appears at the end of the process for
about 5 seconds.
confirmation screen Once Auto Channel Set has completed its search, the confirmation screen
will appear showing the details (PR = Preset Number, CH =
Channel Number and ID = Station Name) of the TV stations that
the process has found. The first station will have a highlight bar
over it and will be blinking. This screen and the programme
currently being broadcast on the selected station will alternate at
and
8 second intervals. To view the next channel, press the
buttons to move the highlight bar to the required channel.
PR
PR
return to normal screen Press
PR
CH
ID
01
26
BBC1
02
33
BBC2
03
23
ITV
04
30
CH4
05
37
CH5
06
---07
---[10]
a k: EDIT
a [x]: DELETE
[MENU]: EXIT
PR
08
09
10
11
12
13
14
CH
ID
----------------------
.
NOTES ON CHANNEL RECEPTION
incorrect station id In certain reception conditions, station
names may not be stored correctly by the VCR and Auto Guide Program Number Set may not
work properly. If the Guide Program Numbers are not set, entering a PlusCode number, may
result in an incorrect channel being recorded.
poor reception The VCR memorises all stations found regardless of their quality. If a station’s
quality is poor, you can delete that station from the memory (see page 50).
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advanced features
Manual Channel Setup
get to the confirmation screen Press
light bar to MANUAL CH SET using the
press
(or E).
PR
and
PR
. Move the highbuttons and
MAIN MENU
MODE SET
AUTO CH SET
F MANUAL CH SET
INITIAL SET
[1] a k
[MENU]: EXIT
PR
select position Use the
3
PR
PR
CH
ID
01
26
BBC1
02
33
BBC2
03
23
ITV
04
30
CH4
05
37
CH5
06
---07
---[10]
a k: EDIT
a [x]: DELETE
[MENU]: EXIT
PR
08
09
10
11
12
13
14
CH
ID
----------------------
button on the Remote Control to move the highlight bar to a
vacant position then press
.
In this example, we have chosen position 6.
select band When the
MANUAL CH SET screen appears,
and
buttons
press the
to change the band between CH
(regular) and CC (cable).
PR
PR
PR
06
CH
CH01
ID
----
FINE
+/–
[1]: SELECT
[0]: CURSOR g
k: OK
[MENU]: EXIT
input channel number
Press the E button and you
will see the channel number
space flashing. Use the number keys to enter the Channel
Number that you want to store.
input channel id Press the E button to move to the Channel ID space and use the
PR
PR
buttons to select the required ID from the stored list.
fine tuning Press the E button repeatedly to move to the Fine Tuning ‘+/–’ and use the
and
and
PR
PR
buttons to fine-tune the channel. A ‘+’ or a ‘–’ symbol will appear during this process.
save new channel details Press
to save the details you have just entered. The Confirmation Screen will appear again. Repeat the above procedure from Select Position onwards as
many times as required.
close confirmation screen Press
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Change Station Name
get to the confirmation screen Press
using the
and
PR
PR
. Move the highlight bar to MANUAL CH SET
(or E).
buttons and press
PR
3
select position Use the
button on the Remote Control to move the highlight bar to
PR
twice.
the preset position you want then press
select character Press E until the first letter of the station
name begins blinking.
and
buttons to cycle
enter new character Press the
through the characters (A–Z, 0–9, –, , +, (space)) and stop when
the desired character is indicated, then press E to enter. Enter the
remaining characters the same way (maximum of 4). After entering
.
all characters, press
• The Confirmation screen appears.
• If you make a mistake, press D until the incorrect character
begins blinking. Then enter the correct character by pressing the
and
buttons.
PR
06
CH
CH45
ID
BBC1
FINE
+/–
PR
PR
*
[0–9]: A–Z, 0–9
[0]: CURSOR g
k: OK
[MENU]: EXIT
PR
PR
close confirmation screen Press
.
Delete a Channel
get to the confirmation screen Press
using the
PR
and
PR
buttons and press
. Move the highlight bar to MANUAL CH SET
(or E).
PR
select channel Use the
3
PR
button on the Remote
Control to move the highlight bar to the channel that you wish
to delete.
delete channel Press x.
return to normal screen Press
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PR
CH
ID
01
26
BBC1
02
33
BBC2
03
23
ITV
04
30
CH4
05
37
CH5
06
---07
---[10]
a k: EDIT
a [x]: DELETE
[MENU]: EXIT
PR
08
09
10
11
12
13
14
CH
ID
----------------------
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51
Change Station Preset Position
get to the confirmation screen Press
using the
PR
and
PR
buttons and press
. Move the highlight bar to MANUAL CH SET
(or E).
PR
3
select item Use the
button on the Remote Control until the item you want to move
PR
begins blinking then press
blinking.
. The station name (ID) and its channel (CH) number begin
PR
select new position Use the
.
then press
PR
01
02
03
04
05
06
07
CH
26
23
30
33
37
ID
BBC1
ITV
CH4
BBC2
CH5
––––
––––
PR
08
09
10
11
12
13
14
CH
3
PR
ID
––––
––––
––––
––––
––––
––––
––––
[10]: MOVE
k: MANUAL CH SET
[MENU]: EXIT
PR
01
02
03
04
05
06
07
CH
26
33
23
30
37
ID
BBC1
BBC2
ITV
CH4
CH5
––––
––––
PR
08
09
10
11
12
13
14
CH
ID
––––
––––
––––
––––
––––
––––
––––
[10]: MOVE a k
[MENU]: EXIT
close confirmation screen Press
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Example: If you moved the
station in position 4 to
position 2, the stations
originally in positions 2
and 3 each move down
one space.
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Fine-Tuning Stored Channels
get to the confirmation screen Press
the
PR
and
PR
buttons and press
. Move the highlight bar to MANUAL CH SET using
(or E).
PR
select item Use the
3
PR
button on the Remote Control to move the highlight bar to the
channel that you wish to fine-tune then press
twice.
fine tuning Press the E button to move to the Fine Tuning ‘+/–’ and use the
PR
and
PR
buttons to fine-tune the channel. A ‘+’ or a ‘–’ symbol will appear during this process.
save new details Press
to save the details you have just entered. The Confirmation
Screen will appear again.
close confirmation screen Press
.
TV Station ID Guide
STATION NAME
Anglia TV
ARD
ARTE
BBC Group
BBC1
BBC2
BBC World
Berlin 1
Berlin 2
Border TV
Bayern1
Bayern3
BRT1
BRT2
Children Ch
Canal +
CNN
Channel TV
Central TV
Channel 4
Channel 5
Discovery
DRS
DR TV
DSF
Euronews
Euronews
Eurosports
France1
France2
France3
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ANGL
ARD
ARTE
BBC
BBC1
BBC2
BBCW
BLN1
BLN2
BORD
BR1
BR3
BRT1
BRT2
CHLD
CH+
CNN
CHNL
CNTR
CH 4
CH 5
STATION NAME
Granada TV
Grampian TV
Hessen1
Hessen3
HRT
HTV
ITV Network
Kabelkanal
London
MDR
MTV
Nord3
NDR1
NDR3
NED1
NED2
NED3
Network 2
NRK
N-TV
Offener Kanal
ORF1
ORF2
ORF3
OWL 3
Premiere
PR07
RAI1
RAI2
RAI3
RB1
DRS
DRTV
DSF
EURN
EURO
EURS
FR1
FR2
FR3
52
ID
GRNA
GRMP
HR1
HR3
HRT
HTV
ITV
KABL
LNDN
MDR
MTV
N3
NDR1
NDR3
NED1
NED2
NED3
NET2
NRK
N-TV
OKAN
ORF1
ORF2
ORF3
OWL3
PRMI
PR07
RAI1
RAI2
RAI3
RB1
STATION NAME
RB3
Rikisutvarpid-S
RTBF 1
RTBF 2
RTE 1
RTL
RTL 2
RTP
SAT
SAT 1
Scottish TV
SC4
SDR
SDR1
SFB1
SFB3
SKY
Sky One
Sky Net
Sport
SR 1
Super RTL
STV Test
STV 1
STV 2
Suedwest3
SWF 1
Schweiz4
TYNE TEES
Text
TF1
ID
RB3
RKPS
RTB1
RTB2
RTE1
RTL
RTL2
RTP
SAT
SAT1
SCOT
SC4
SDR
SDR1
SFB1
SFB3
SKY
SKY1
SKYN
SPRT
SR1
SRTL
STVT
STV1
STV2
SWR
SWF1
SWZ4
TEES
TEXT
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STATION NAME
TNT int
TRT int
TSI
TSR
TSW
TVE
TV Polonia
TVP 1
TVP 2
TVS
TV2
TV5
Tele Zurich
Ulster TV
Veronica
VIVA
VIVA2
VOX
VTM
VT4
West1
West3
YLE 1
YLE 2
Yorkshire TV
ZDF
Zurich 1
3SAT
ID
TNT
TRT
TSI
TSR
TSW
TVE
TVPA
TVP1
TVP2
TVS
TV2
TV5
TZUR
ULST
VERN
VIVA
VIV2
VOX
VTM
VT4
WDR1
WDR3
YLE1
YLE2
YORK
ZDF
ZUR1
3SAT
advanced features
TV Station Channel Number Guide
Region
London & South-East
Transmitter
BBC1
BBC2
ITV
CH4
CH5
Bluebell Hill
Crystal Palace
Dover
Heathfield
Oxford
40
26
50
49
57
46
33
56
52
63
43
23
66
64
60
65
30
53
67
53
—
37
—
—
49
Beacon Hill
Caradon Hill
Huntshaw Cross
Redruth
Stockland Hill
Channel Islands
Fremont Point
57
22
55
51
33
63
28
62
44
26
60
25
59
41
23
53
32
65
47
29
—
—
67
37
—
51
44
41
47
—
Hannington
Midhurst
Rowridge
39
61
31
45
55
24
42
58
27
66
68
21
35
—
—
Mendip
58
64
61
54
37
Sandy Heath
Sudbury
Tacolneston
31
51
62
27
44
55
24
41
59
21
47
65
39
35
52
Ridge Hill
Sutton Coldfield
The Wrekin
Waltham
22
46
26
58
28
40
33
64
25
43
23
61
32
50
29
54
35
37
35
35
Belmont
Emley Moor
22
44
28
51
25
47
32
41
56
37
Caldbeck
Winter Hill
30
55
34
62
28
59
32
65
56
48
Bilsdale West Moor
Chatton
Pontop Pike
33
39
58
26
45
64
29
49
61
23
42
54
35
—
68
Angus
Black Hill
Sandale
Caldbeck
Creigkelly
Darvel
Durris
Eitshal
Keelylang Hill
Knock More
Rosemarkie
Rumster Forest
Selkirk
57
40
22
—
31
33
22
33
40
33
39
31
55
63
46
—
34
27
26
28
26
46
26
45
27
62
60
43
—
28
24
23
25
23
43
23
49
24
59
53
50
—
32
21
29
32
29
50
29
42
21
65
—
37
—
56
48
35
67
—
—
—
67
—
52
Blaenplwyf
Carmel
Llanddona
Moel-y-Parc
Presely
Wenvoe
31
57
57
52
46
44
27
63
63
45
40
51
24
60
60
49
43
41
21
53
53
42
50
47
56
—
—
—
37
—
Brougher Mountain
Divis
Limavady
22
31
55
28
27
62
25
24
59
32
21
65
—
37
—
South-West
South
West
East
Midlands
North
North-West
North-East
Scotland
Wales
Northern Ireland
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Clock Set
You should only need to perform this function if:
• Auto Clock Set was not performed correctly by Auto Setup, Preset Download or Auto Channel
Set
• The VCR’s memory backup has expired
• You want to change the Just Clock setting
Setting the Clock
get to the initial set screen Press
PR
and
PR
buttons and press
. Move the highlight bar to INITIAL SET using the
(or E).
get to the clock set screen Move the highlight bar to CLOCK SET using the
buttons and press
PR
and
PR
(or E).
set time and date When the CLOCK SET screen appears, the time will be blinking. Use the
and
buttons to set the correct time (pressing and holding will
advance the time in 30 minute increments) and then press
(or E). The date will blink. Use the
and
buttons to
set the correct date (pressing and holding will advance the date in
(or E). Set the correct
15 day increments) and then press
.
year in the same way and press
PR
PR
CLOCK SET
PR
PR
TIME
0: 00
DATE
01 . 01
YEAR
03
JUST CLOCK : ON
TV PR.
: 1
[1] a k
[MENU]: EXIT
set just clock Set as desired using the
then press
PR
and
PR
buttons
(or E).
set preset for clock data source If you have set JUST CLOCK to ON, you will need to
specify a preset (station) for JUST CLOCK to take its source data from. Use the
buttons to select the preset and press
(or E).
start clock operation Press
PR
and
PR
.
NOTE:
If the recorder’s memory backup has expired or the AC was disconnected from the recorder, the
recorder will automatically perform Auto Clock Set when the power is restored.
Notes on Just Clock
Some TV stations transmit a time signal with their broadcasts. This VCR has the ability to use
this signal to update its internal clock (including the adjustment for British Summer Time). It will
do this every hour except for 23:00, 00:00, 01:00 and 02:00. By setting Just Clock to ON, you are
enabling the VCR to do this.
Just Clock is not effective in the following circumstances:
• when the VCR is powered on
• when the VCR is in Timer or Auto Satellite Programme Recording modes
• when a difference of more than 3 minutes between the internal clock and the time signal exists.
• when reception conditions are poor.
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Question and Answers
PLAYBACK
Q: What happens if the end of the tape is
reached during playback or search?
A: The tape is automatically rewound to the
beginning.
Q: Can the VCR indefinitely remain in the
still mode?
A: No. It stops automatically after 5 minutes
to protect the heads.
Q: During search, slow, still and frame-by-
frame playback, I can’t hear any audio.
What’s the problem?
A: This is normal.
Q: When returning from variable-speed
search to normal playback, the picture is
disturbed. Should I be concerned about
this?
A: No, it is normal.
Q: Noise bars appear during variable-speed
search. What’s the problem?
A: This is normal.
Q: Sometimes, during Index Search, the
VCR can’t find the programme I want to
see. Why not?
A: There may be index codes too close
together.
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RECORDING
Q: When I pause and then resume a
recording, the end of the recording before
the pause is overlapped by the beginning of
the continuation of recording. Why does
this happen?
A: This is normal. It reduces distortion at the
pause and resume points.
Q: Can the VCR indefinitely remain in the
Record-Pause mode?
A: No. The VCR shuts off automatically after
5 minutes to protect the heads.
Q: What happens if the tape runs out
during recording?
A:The VCR stops recording, then if Timer
Recording, the VCR shuts off.
TIMER RECORDING
Q: U and c remain lit on the display panel.
Is there a problem?
A: No. This is a normal condition for a timer
recording in progress.
Q: Can I programme the timer while I’m
watching a tape or a TV broadcast?
A: You won’t see the picture as it is replaced
by the on-screen menu, but the audio from
the program or tape you’re viewing can be
heard.
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Troubleshooting
SYMPTOM
POSSIBLE CAUSE
CORRECTIVE ACTION
• The mains power cord is
disconnected.
Connect the mains power cord.
2. The clock is functioning
properly, but the VCR cannot be
powered.
• c is displayed on the display
panel with AUTO TIMER set to
OFF.
Press the c button to turn the c
indicator off.
3. The Remote Control won’t
function.
• The battery is discharged.
Replace the dead battery with a
new one.
• The VCR is in the RECORD
PAUSE MODE.
Press . to resume recording.
• The tape is already fully
rewound or fast-forwarded.
Check the cassette.
• If you’re using only the RF cable
for connection…
…the TV’s channel selector is
not set to the Video Channel.
…the VCR’s Video Channel has
not been correctly set.
• If you’re using both the RF
cable and 21-pin SCART cable
for connection, the TV is not set
to the AV mode.
If you are using only the RF cable
for connection…
…set the TV to the Video Channel.
…Perform Video Channel Set.
(墌 pg. 47)
POWER
1. No power is applied to the VCR.
TAPE TRANSPORT
1. The tape does not run during
recording. U lights up and
preset position blinks on the
display panel.
2. The tape will not rewind or fastforward.
PLAYBACK
1. The playback picture does not
appear while the tape is
running.
If you are using both the RF cable
and 21-pin SCART cable for
connection, set the TV to its AV
mode.
2. Noise appears during visual
search.
• This is normal.
3. Noise appears during normal
playback.
• The automatic tracking mode is
engaged.
Try manual tracking. (墌 pg. 28)
4. The playback picture is blurred
or interrupted while TV broadcasts are clear or USE CLEANING CASSETTE message
appears on the screen.
• The video heads may be dirty.
Use a dry cleaning cassette JVC
TCL-2 or consult your JVC dealer.
5. Breaks are noticeable in Hi-Fi
soundtrack.
• Automatic tracking is engaged.
Try manual tracking (墌 pg. 30) or
press AUDIO to change the
soundtrack to NORM (墌 pg. 32).
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SYMPTOM
57
POSSIBLE CAUSE
CORRECTIVE ACTION
• There is no cassette loaded, or
the cassette loaded has had its
record safety tab removed.
Insert a cassette, or using
adhesive tape, cover the hole
where the tab was removed.
2. TV broadcasts cannot be
recorded.
• L-1 or L-2 has been selected as
the input mode.
Set to the desired preset.
3. Tape-to-tape editing is not
possible.
• The source (another VCR,
camcorder) has not been
properly connected.
• All necessary power switches
have not been turned on.
• The input mode is not correct.
Confirm that the source is properly connected.
• The camcorder has not been
properly connected.
• The input mode is not correct.
Confirm that the camcorder is
properly connected.
Set the input mode to L-1 or L-2.
• The clock and/or the timer
have been set incorrectly.
• The timer is not engaged.
Re-perform the clock and/or timer
settings.
Press c and confirm that c is
displayed on the display panel.
2. Timer programming is not
possible.
• Timer recording is in progress.
Timer programming can’t be
performed while a timer recording
is in progress. Wait until it
finishes.
3. c on the display panel won’t
stop blinking.
• The timer is engaged but
there’s no cassette loaded.
Load a cassette with the record
safety tab intact.
4. c, U and , on the display
panel won’t stop blinking.
• The loaded cassette has had its
record safety tab removed.
Remove the cassette and cover
the hole with adhesive tape, or
insert a cassette with the record
safety tab intact.
The programme may not have
been recorded in its entirety. Next
time make sure you have enough
time on the tape to record the
entire programme.
RECORDING
1. Recording cannot be started.
4. Camcorder recording is not
possible.
TIMER RECORDING
1. Timer recording won’t work.
Confirm that all units’ power
switches are turned on.
Set the input mode to L-1 or L-2.
• The end of the tape was
reached during timer recording.
5. c blinks for 10 seconds and the
Timer mode is disengaged.
• c has been pressed when
there are no programs in
memory, or the timer record
information has been programmed incorrectly.
Check the programmed data and
re-programme as necessary, then
press c again.
6. The VIDEO Plus+ system does
not timer record properly.
• The VCR’s preset positions
have been set incorrectly.
Refer to Set Guide Program
Numbers (墌 pg. 22) and reperform the procedure.
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subsidiary information
SYMPTOM
POSSIBLE CAUSE
CORRECTIVE ACTION
TIMER RECORDING (cont.)
7. U, , and the SATc indicator
won’t stop blinking.
• The loaded cassette has had its
record safety tab removed.
Remove the cassette and cover
the hole with adhesive tape, or
insert a cassette with the record
safety tab intact.
• The end of the tape was
reached during Auto Satellite
Programme Recording.
The programme may not have
been recorded in its entirety. Next
time make sure you have enough
time on the tape to record the
entire programme.
8. Uand , on the display panel
won’t stop blinking.
• The end of the tape was
reached during Instant Timer
Recording.
The programme may not have
been recorded in its entirety. Next
time make sure you have enough
time on the tape to record the
entire programme.
OTHER PROBLEMS
1. Whistling or howling is heard
from the TV during camcorder
recording.
• The camcorder’s microphone is
too close to the TV.
• The TV’s volume is too high.
Position the camcorder so its
microphone is away from the TV.
Turn the TV’s volume down.
2. When scanning channels, some
of them are skipped over.
• Those channels have been
designated to be skipped.
If you need the skipped channels,
restore them.
3. The preset cannot be changed.
• Recording is in progress.
Press | to pause the recording,
change presets, then press . to
resume recording.
4. Channel settings that were
made manually seem to have
changed or disappeared.
• After the manual settings were
made, Auto Channel Set was
performed.
Perform manual setting again.
5. No channels are stored in the
VCR’s memory.
• The TV aerial cable was not
connected to the VCR when
Auto Set Up was performed.
Turn off the VCR once and connect
the TV aerial cable to the VCR
properly, then turn on the VCR
again. Then perform Auto Setup
again (墌 pg. 10).
Turn off the VCR once and connect
the fully-wired 21-pin SCART cable
to the VCR properly, then turn on
the VCR again. Then perform
Preset Download again
(墌 pg. 11).
• The fully-wired 21-pin SCART
cable was not connected
between TV and the VCR when
Preset Download was performed.
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List of Terms
A
N
Auto Channel Setup ................................................. 48
Auto Power ............................................................... 45
Auto Satellite Programme Recording ...................... 39
Auto Setup ................................................................ 10
Auto SP a LP Timer ................................................ 44
Auto Timer ............................................................... 45
Next Function Memory ........................................... 45
NICAM Stereo and Bilingual Broadcasts ................ 32
NTSC Tapes .............................................................. 14
O
On-Screen Display (O.S.D.)..................................... 43
P
B
B.E.S.T. ...................................................................... 31
C
Change Station Name .............................................. 50
Change Station Preset Position ................................ 51
Clock Set ................................................................... 54
Connection to a Stereo System ............................... 46
Counter Display ................................................. 19, 43
Pause During Playback ............................................. 16
Picture Control ......................................................... 30
Playback .................................................................... 14
PlusCode Number .................................................... 21
Power Save Mode .....................................................44
Preset Download........................................................ 11
R
Delete a Channel ....................................................... 50
Direct Rec .................................................................. 35
Record a Programme While Watching Another .... 19
Recording .................................................................. 18
Recording Resume Function ................................... 20
Repeat Playback ........................................................ 45
E
S
Editing ....................................................................... 41
Editing from a Camcorder ....................................... 42
Editing Using Another VCR .................................... 41
Express Timer Programming ................................... 24
Fine-Tuning Stored Channels .................................. 52
Satellite Controller .................................................... 36
Satellite Receiver Control Settings ........................... 36
Single Frame Movement .......................................... 16
Skip Search ................................................................ 33
Slow Motion ............................................................. 17
Soundtrack Selection ................................................ 32
SQPB ......................................................................... 15
H
T
D
F
High Speed Search .................................................... 17
I
Index Search .............................................................. 33
Instant ReView .......................................................... 33
Instant Timer Recording ......................................... 20
J
Just Clock .................................................................. 54
M
Tape Remaining Time ....................................... 19, 43
Tuner Set ................................................................... 48
TV Station Channel Number Guide ....................... 53
TV Station ID Guide ................................................ 52
V
Variable Speed Search .............................................. 17
Video Channel Set .................................................... 47
Video Heads Cleaning .............................................. 15
VIDEO Plus+® Timer Programming ...................... 21
Manual Channel Setup ............................................ 49
Manual Tracking ...................................................... 30
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specifications
HR-V605/606EK
general
Power requirement : AC 220 V – 240 V Ó, 50 Hz/60 Hz
Power consumption : on : 14 W, off : 3.2 W
Operating Temperature : 5°C to 40°C
Storage Temperature: –20°C to 60°C
Operating position : Horizontal only
Dimensions (WxHxD) : 400 mm x 94 mm x 270 mm
Weight : 3.1 kg
Format : VHS PAL standard
Maximum recording time :
(SP) : 240 min. with E-240 video cassette
(LP) : 480 min. with E-240 video cassette
video/audio
Signal system : PAL-type colour signal and CCIR monochrome signal, 625 lines/50 fields
Recording system : DA4 (Double Azimuth) helical scan system
Signal-to-noise ratio : 45 dB
Horizontal resolution : 250 lines
Frequency range : 70 Hz to 10,000 Hz (Normal audio)
20 Hz to 20,000 Hz (Hi-Fi audio)
Input/Output : 21-pin SCART connectors
(IN/OUT x 1, IN/DECODER x 1)
RCA connectors
(AUDIO OUT x 1)
tuner/timer
TV channel storage capacity : 99 positions (+AUX position)
Tuning system :Frequency synthesized tuner
Channel coverage : VHF 44.5 MHz – 143 MHz/
143 MHz – 470 MHz/
UHF 470 MHz – 862 MHz
Aerial output : UHF channels 22 – 69 (Adjustable)
Memory backup time : Approx. 10 min.
accessories
Provided accessories : RF cable, Infrared remote control unit, Lithium Battery (CR-2032)
Specifications shown are for SP mode unless otherwise specified.
E.& O.E. Design and specifications subject to change without notice.
VICTOR COMPANY OF JAPAN, LIMITED
COPYRIGHT © 2003 VICTOR COMPANY OF JAPAN, LTD.
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