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Fri. Sept., 06/2002
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INSTRUCTION MANUAL
SRT-8960P
SRT-8040P
Real Time Video Cassette Recorder
English
Real Time-Videorecorder
Deutsch
Magnétoscope en temps réel
Français
Videograbador en tiempo real
Español
Videoregistratore a cassette in tempo reale
Italiano
Please read this manual carefully before connecting your VCR and operating it for the first time.
Be sure to read carefully and follow all the PRECAUTIONS on page 1 and 2.
Keep the manual in a safe place for future reference.
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PRECAUTIONS
WARNING: DO NOT EXPOSE THE VCR TO
DRIPPING OR SPLASHING, AND NEVER PUT ANY
OBJECTS FILLED WITH LIQUIDS, SUCH AS
VASES, ON TOP OF THE VCR.
To avoid electrical shock, do not open the cabinet.
Refer servicing to qualified personnel only.
If the power supply cord (AC power cord) of this
appliance is damaged, it must be replaced. Return to
a SANYO Authorised Service Centre for replacement
of the cord.
Bij dit produkt zijn batterijen
geleverd.
Wanneer deze leeg zijn, moet u
ze niet weggooien maar inleveren
als KCA.
CAUTION
Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced.
Replace only with the same or equivalent type
recommended by the manufacturer.
CAUTION: Do not put your hand or other objects in the
cassette loading slot because of risk of injury or
accident. Be sure to keep small children away from the
VCR.
Discard used batteries according to the
manufacturer’s instructions.
ADVARSEL!
Lithiumbatteri-Eksplosionsfare ved fejlagtig håndtering.
Udskiftning må kun ske med batteri af samme fabrikat
og type.
IMPORTANT NOTE (U. K. Only)
Levér det brugte batteri tilbage til leverandøren.
The wires in the mains lead are coloured according
to the following code:
Blue:
Neutral
Brown:
Live
ADVARSEL
If the colours of the wires in the mains lead of this
apparatus do not correspond with the colour
markings identifying the terminals in your plug,
proceed as follows:
Eksplosjonsfare ved feilaktig skifte av batteri.
œ The wire which is coloured blue must be
connected to the terminal which is marked with the
letter N or coloured blue or black.
Brukte batterier kasseres i henhold til fabrikantens
instruksjoner.
Benytt samme batteritype eller en tilsvarende type
andefalt av apparatfabrikanten.
œ The wire which is coloured brown must be
connected to the terminal which is marked with the
letter L or coloured brown or red.
VARNING
Explosionsfara vid felaktigt batteribyte.
œ Do not connect either wire to the Earth terminal.
Använd samma batterityp eller en ekvivalent typ som
rekommenderas av apparattillverkaren.
Kassera använt batteri enligt fabrikantens instruktion.
VAROITUS
Paristo voi räjähtää jos se on virheellisesti asennettu.
Vaihda paristo ainoastaan laitevalmistajan
suosittelemaan tyyppiin.
Hävitä käytetty paristo valmistajan ohjeiden
mukaisesti.
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PRECAUTIONS
Location
Moisture Condensation Problems
For safe operation and satisfactory performance of your
VCR, keep the following in mind when selecting a place
for its installation:
Cause:
When the VCR is first installed, moved from a cold area
to a warm area or placed in a location with high humidity,
dew (moisture) may form in the unit. The Dew indicator
(À) blinks. If you operate the VCR with dew inside,
damage may result.
œ Shield it from direct sunlight and keep it away from
sources of intense heat.
œ Avoid dusty or humid places.
œ Avoid places with insufficient ventilation for proper
heat dissipation. Do not block the ventilation holes of
the VCR. Do not place the unit on a carpet because
this will block the ventilation holes.
Prevention:
1 Do not operate the VCR for approximately 2 hours.
When the VCR reaches room temperature, the Dew
indicator (À) will turn off and the VCR will be ready
for operation.
œ Install the VCR in a horizontal position only.
œ Avoid locations subject to strong vibrations.
œ Avoid moving the VCR between cold and hot
locations (see “Moisture Condensation Problems”, this
page).
Power on/stand-by mode
The power on/stand-by mode is selected by pressing the
STANDBY/ON button.
œ Do not place the VCR directly on top of the TV, as this
may cause playback or recording problems.
VCR display
Stand-by mode
Avoiding Electrical Shock and Fire
Power on mode
œ Do not handle the power cord with wet hands.
œ Do not pull on the power cord when disconnecting it
from an AC wall outlet. Grasp it by the plug.
“Stand-by mode” is the condition in which only the time is
displayed.
œ If any liquid is spilled on the VCR, unplug the power
cord immediately and have the unit inspected at a
factory-authorized service centre.
Do not forget that even in the stand-by mode there is an
electrical voltage inside the VCR as long as it is
connected to a wall socket.
œ Do not place anything directly on top of this VCR.
Disconnect the power cord from the wall socket if the
VCR is not to be used for a long time.
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CONTENTS
FEATURES
CONNECTIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
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ON-SCREEN MENU. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
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PRECAUTIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
FEATURES. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
ACCESSORIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
LOCATIONS OF CONTROLS AND INDICATORS . . . . 4
SETTING THE LANGUAGE AND CLOCK . . . . . . . . . . 11
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SUPERIMPOSE DISPLAY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
VIDEO CASSETTE TAPES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
TAPE MANAGEMENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
NORMAL RECORDING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
AUTOREPEAT RECORDING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
ALARM RECORDING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
PROGRAMME TIMER RECORDING . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
RECORDING USING AN EXTERNAL TIMER INPUT . 31
SERIES RECORDING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
SINGLE IMAGE RECORDING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
NORMAL PLAYBACK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
Tape management function
JOG/SHUTTLE operation
Clog detection
High-speed Fast Forward/Rewind
Field recording/playback
Audio recording is available in 6-, 18- and 30-hour
modes (E-180)
Audio recording is available in 8-, 24- and 40-hour
modes (E-240)
Autorepeat recording
Series recording function
Alarm recording function
Single image recording function
On-screen mode setting
Integrated time date generator
Day/Time search function
Alarm scan/search function
Forward/Reverse field advance function
30-day memory backup
Security lock
Recording check function
Automatic head cleaning function
Thread check function
Synchronization control function
SPECIAL PLAYBACK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
SRT-8960P only
DAY/TIME SEARCH. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
CLOCK ADJUSTMENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
œ 6, 18, 30, 48, 72, 96, 120, 168, 240, 360, 480, 720 and
960-hour mode recording (E-180)
œ 8, 24, 40, 64, 96, 128, 160, 224, 320, 480, 640, 720
and 960-hour mode recording (E-240)
œ AC or DC power operation.
SELECTING INPUT AND OUTPUT TERMINALS . . . . 39
SRT-8040P only
SETTING THE CASSETTE EJECT MODE . . . . . . . . . 40
œ 6, 18 and 30-hour mode recording (E-180)
œ 8, 24 and 40-hour mode recording (E-240)
TAPE COUNTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
SECURITY LOCK. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
SYNCHRONIZATION CONTROL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
SETTING FOR RS-485 OR RS-232C USE . . . . . . . . . 43
When using the RS-485/232C interface board
(VZU-485/232C), the VCR can be controlled from a
computer or a system controller.
CHECKING POWER FAILURE, FAILURE DUE TO
CONDENSATION AND USAGE DURATION . . . . 44
OUTPUT TERMINALS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
ACCESSORIES
MAINTENANCE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49
TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51
1 Power cord
2 Holder
SPECIFICATIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52
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LOCATIONS OF CONTROLS AND INDICATORS
Front Panel
1
2
3 4
5
REC CHECK
SHUTTLE
JOG
MENU
PLAY
STANDBY/
ON
REPEAT
SECURITY
LOCK
REC/PLAY
SPEED
MENU RESET ALL RESET
COUNTER
RESET
MEMORY
TIMER
ON SCREEN
TRACKING
V.LOCK
SHIFT
NTER
FF/E
ON
CLEAR/REW
SHUTTLE
HOLD
STILL/PAUSE
SEARCH
MENU EXIT
REC
EJECT
SHARPNESS
T S R QP O N M L
K
J
I
1 Digital display panel
2 Cassette loading slot
3 PLAY button
SOFT
SHARP
H G
STOP
F
9 8
7
6
J TIMER button
K REC/PLAY SPEED j, l (decrease or increase
recording/playback speed mode) button
L REC (record) button
M ALL RESET button
N COUNTER MEMORY button
O COUNTER RESET button
P MENU RESET button
Q SECURITY LOCK button
R REPEAT (autorepeat recording) indicator
S STANDBY/ON button
T ON (power on) indicator
REC CHECK button
4 STILL/PAUSE button
5 MENU button
SHUTTLE HOLD button
6 SHUTTLE ring
7 JOG dial
8 SEARCH button
MENU EXIT button
9 STOP button
F EJECT button
G TRACKING + button
NOTE:
V. LOCK + button
SHIFT « button
SHARP button
œ Buttons G, H and K are also used for menu setting.
H TRACKING – button
V. LOCK – button
SHIFT ] button
SOFT button
I ON SCREEN button
SHARPNESS button
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LOCATIONS OF CONTROLS AND INDICATORS
3 Mode display
Digital Display
1
2 34
œ Warning display
5
M flashes: Problem with mechanism.
V flashes:
Video loss has occurred.
A flashes:
Alarm recording in progress.
When alarm recording finishes, AL
lights at 4.
OFF
E
M
H
M
If you press the STOP button during
alarm recording, AL flashes at 4.
S
C flashes: Clog detection has occurred.
G F9 8
7
6
N flashes: Mode changed to non-recording
mode while recording was in progress.
1 Operation Indicators
NOTES:
œ The warning details appear according to the
(WARNING OUT/CONTROL SET) menu
setting.
œ They display the actual operation mode.
Operation Mode
Record (REC)
Indicator
œ The warning display has priority over other
types of display. (Refer to “WARNING OUT
Terminal” on page 47.)
Record pause (REC PAUSE)
Playback (PLAY)
œ To cancel the display press the STOP button.
Still image (STILL)
œ Recording/playback
speed mode
Fast forward (FF)
œ Alarm search setting
display
Rewind (REW)
Forward picture search
Reverse picture search
Reverse playback
Forward field advance
œ Alarm scan setting
display
Reverse field advance
œ Dew display
œ Clog detection indicator
Flashes when the recording quality deteriorates
due to dirty VCR heads.
œ Picture control setting
display
2 Cassette indicator
œ 4 digit security lock
setting display
Lights when a cassette is loaded.
œ Tracking control display
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LOCATIONS OF CONTROLS AND INDICATORS
8 Counter memory indicator
[With the RS-485/232C interface board]
œ Display when set to RS-485
Lights when the counter memory function is being
used.
œ Display when set to RS-232C
9 Timer Recording indicator
Lights when in timer recording stand-by mode, or
during a timer recording.
œ Data transfer speed
setting display
F Security lock indicator
Lights when the security lock is engaged.
G External input indicator
œ Address setting display
(RS-485 only)
Lights when recording using the EXT TIMER IN
input terminal.
3, 6 Mode display
œ Day/Time search
setting display
5 Power failure indicator
Lights after a power failure.
NOTE:
œ To cancel the “P” display, press the MENU
RESET button.
6 Counter display
œ Time display (No tape)
œ Linear time counter
display (Tape inserted)
H
M
S
7 OFF indicator
Lights when the tape end has been reached after
recording.
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LOCATIONS OF CONTROLS AND INDICATORS
Back Panel (With the RS-485/232C interface board)
1A C
B
2 D
RS232C
E F G
A RS485 B
TERMINATE
OFF ON
Do not connect to phone line.
OPEN COLLECTOR (Max. 1=500mA, 2=50mA)
AL
EX (ALAR
AR CON SER
IES T TIMM RES
M(1
TR
OL
ER ET)
IN
SH
IN
OT
IN
) IN
DC12-24V IN
COM
1
2
T
T
T
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UT
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RN ONT
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REMOTE MIC IN
AUDIO
IN
OUT
IN
VIDEO
OUT
AC IN
M
L J H F 8
K I G 9 7
1 DC power input (SRT-8960P only)
A DC12-24V IN “–” input terminal
B Do not use
C DC12-24V IN “+” input terminal
1 VIDEO OUT (video output) jack
2 VIDEO IN (video input) jack
3 AUDIO OUT (audio output) jack
4 AUDIO IN (audio input) jack
5 MIC IN (microphone input) jack
6 REMOTE (remote control input) jack
7 SW OUT (switch output) terminal
8 TIMER OUT (timer recording output) terminal
9 TAPE END OUT (tape end output) terminal
F CONTROL OUT terminal
G WARNING OUT (warning output) terminal
œ Pay attention to the polarity of the DC12-24V
input terminal (“+”: red screw, “–” : black screw).
2 RS-485/232C interface board (sold separately)
D RS-232C connector (D-sub 9-pin type)
E RS-485 A connector (RJ-11)
F RS-485 B connector (RJ-11)
G TERMINATE switch
œ Signals are output when an alarm, clog detection,
video loss, non-recording or mechanism problem
occurs.
NOTES:
œ The above illustration shows the unit when the
RS-485/232C interface board is installed. If no
RS-485/232C interface board is installed, connectors
and switches D through to G do not appear.
H COM (common) terminal
I EXT TIMER IN (external timer trigger input) terminal
œ The terminal may be damaged by a torque of 0.49
N.m (5kg.cm) or more and by using screwdriver with a
tip with a diameter of 6 mm or more.
ALARM REST IN (alarm recording reset input)
terminal
J SERIES IN (series recording trigger input) terminal
K CONTROL IN terminal
L ALARM IN (alarm trigger input) terminal
œ Do not connect the RS-485 A and RS-485 B
connectors to a phone line.
œ The 8, F, J and K terminals can be used to select
the input and output signals. (Refer to “SELECTING
INPUT AND OUTPUT TERMINALS” on page 39.)
1 SHOT IN (single image recording trigger input)
terminal
M AC power input
English
6 5 43 2 1
œ If using the F and K terminals, multiple VCRs can be
operated by operating a single VCR. (Refer to
“SYNCHRONIZATION CONTROL” on page 41.)
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CONNECTIONS
Connect the video camera and TV monitor as shown in the figure below.
NOTE: Before making the connections, make sure the devices are disconnected from the power outlet.
TV Monitor (sold separately)
Video camera
(sold separately)
To
VIDEO
IN
jack
From an external
audio source
RS232C
A RS485 B
TERMINATE
OFF ON
Do not connect to phone line.
OPEN COLLECTOR (Max. 1=500mA, 2=50mA)
AL
EX (ALARM
AR CON SER
IES T TIM RESE
M(1
TR
OL
ER T)
IN
SH
IN
OT
IN
) IN
DC12-24V IN
COM
1
2
T
T
T
OU L OU D OU UT
UT
ING RO
RO WO
EN
RN ONT
S
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REMOTE MIC IN
AUDIO
IN
OUT
IN
VIDEO
OUT
AC IN
Power cord
Holder
To
VIDEO
OUT
jack
To outlet
Coaxial
cable
(sold
separately)
To remote control
(sold separately)
Power Cord Installation
NOTES:
1 Plug the power cord (supplied) into the AC power
œ For more details, please refer to the manuals
accompanying all other devices. If the connections
are not made properly, it may cause a fire or damage
the equipment.
input (AC IN ~) on the VCR back panel. Insert the
plug straight and firmly.
2 Insert the AC power cord into the holder.
œ You can use a VA-RMN01 Remote Control Unit (sold
separately) to control the VCR remotely.
AC power cord
œ If there is no video signal when the power is turned
on, “NO VIDEO” will be displayed on-screen.
NOTES (SRT-8960P only):
2
Holder
œ Use a DC power cord rated A.W.G 18 (1.25 mm ) or
more.
3 Fix the holder to the VCR back panel.
œ The table below indicates the DC power source output
and DC power maximum cord lengths.
DC power source output
18 V or more 2 A
12 ~ 16 V
3A
8
DC power maximum
cord lengths
6m
6m
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ON-SCREEN MENU
Main Menu
Sub-menus
To access on-screen menu
To enter or modify settings within a sub-menu
1 Press the STANDBY/ON button.
2 When no menu is displayed on-screen, press the
1 When a MAIN MENU is being displayed, turn the
JOG dial to select one of the sub-menus, then turn
the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
MENU button.
ø The selected sub-menu appears.
ø The MAIN MENU appears.
2 Turn the JOG dial to move the selection to the
MAIN MENU
desired setting, then turn the SHUTTLE ring
clockwise.
<MAIN@MENU>
1.LANGUAGE/CLOCK@SET
2.DISPLAY/SW@OUT@SET
3.GENERAL@SET
4.WARNING@OUT/CONTR.SET
5.ALARM/SERIES@REC@SET
6.TAPE@MANAGEMENT
7.TIMER@SET
8.HOLIDAY@SET
9.OTHERS
ø The selected item flashes.
3 Turn the JOG dial to enter or modify the setting.
4 Press the MENU EXIT button to save the settings
and return to the monitor screen.
3 Press the MENU EXIT (or MENU) button to return to
the monitor screen.
LANGUAGE/CLOCK SET menu
<LANGUAGE/CLOCK@SET>
*LANGUAGE-LANGUE-IDIOMA
@-SPRACHE-LINGUA-îQäW
@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ENGLISH
*CLOCK@SET
@01-01-2002@TUE@00:00:00
Using the JOG dial and SHUTTLE ring
for settings
*SUMMER@TIME@SET@@NO@USE
@@@@@@WEEK@@@MONTH@TIME
@ON@@@LST-SUN@@03@@02:00
@OFF@@LST-SUN@@10@@02:00
JOG dial
Put the tip of your index finger into the depression, then
turn the dial in any direction.
œ When the display is highlighted in a sub-menu, turn
the dial to select the setting item.
DISPLAY/SW OUT SET menu
<DISPLAY@SET>@@@@SET@UP
DATE@@@@@@@@@@@@@Y
TIME@@@@@@@@@@@@@Y
SPEED@@@@@@@@@@@@Y
ALARM@COUNT@@@@@@Y
œ When the display is highlighted in a MAIN MENU,
select a sub-menu.
œ While the display is flashing, turn the dial and the
selected data setting will change or the selected
setting value will increase or decrease.
<SW@OUT@SET>
TIMING@@@@@@@@@@@FIELD
FIELD@@@@@@@@@@@@1
8H@MODE@@@@@@@@@@Y
SHUTTLE ring
GENERAL SET menu
œ When a menu is being displayed, turn the ring 10° or
more clockwise to change the selected setting item
from highlighted to flashing.
<GENERAL@SET>
TAPE@IN@MODE@@@@@STOP
TAPE@END@MODE@@@@REW
CLOCK@ADJUST@@@@@01:00
THREAD@CHECK@@@@@N
VIDEO@LOSS@@@@@@@N
CLOG@DETECT.@@@@@N
REMOTE@@@@@@@@@@@MENU
VIDEO@@@@@@@@@@@@COLOR
VERTICAL@SYNC@@@@Y
TAPE@@@@@@@@@@@@@E-240
œ After making the setting, turn the ring clockwise to
save the setting and move to the next setting.
œ When a MAIN MENU is being displayed, turn the ring
clockwise and the sub-menu for selection will appear.
œ When a sub-menu is being displayed, turn the ring
counterclockwise and the MAIN MENU will appear.
œ If there are several items on one line, turn the ring
clockwise to move to the next item (on the right) and
confirm the setting. Turning the ring counterclockwise
will restore the original setting condition and move to
the previous item (on the left).
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ON-SCREEN MENU
WARNING OUT/CONTROL SET menu
OTHERS menu
<WARNING@OUT@SET>SET@UP
ALARM@@@@@@@@@@@@Y
NON@REC@@@@@@@@@@N
MECHA.PROBLEM@@@@Y
VIDEO@LOSS@@@@@@@Y
CLOG@DETECT.@@@@@Y
<OTHERS>
*ALARM@LOG
*POWER@FAILURE/DEW
*TERMINAL@SET@@@@SET1
*RS-485@SET
@@STATUS@INFO.@@@Y
@@ALARM@INFO.@@@@Y
<CONTROL@SET>
EJECT@MODE@@@@@@@EJECT1
OPERATION@@@@@@@@SLAVE
NOTES:
NOTE:
œ The “VIDEO LOSS” line does not appear if “VIDEO
LOSS” is set to “N” in the (GENERAL SET) menu.
œ This is the display when the RS-485/232C interface
board is installed. The last three lines will not appear if
this board is not installed.
œ The “CLOG DETECT.” line does not appear if “CLOG
DETECT.” is set to “N” in the (GENERAL SET) menu.
ALARM LOG menu
ALARM/SERIES REC SET menu
<ALARM@LOG>@@@@@@@@@000
@@@001@@@-----@--:-@@@002@@@-----@--:-@@@003@@@-----@--:-@@@004@@@-----@--:-@@@005@@@-----@--:-@@@006@@@-----@--:-@@@007@@@-----@--:-@@@008@@@-----@--:-@@@009@@@-----@--:-@@@010@@@-----@--:--
<ALARM/SERIES@REC@SET>
*ALARM@SET
@@MODE@@@@@@@@@@@Y1
@@SPEED@@@@@@@@@@8H
@@DURATION@@@@@@@20S
*1@SHOT@SET
@@FIELD@@@@@@@@@@1
@@INTERVAL@@@@@@@1M
*SERIES@REC@@@@@@N
*TAPE@END@OUT@@@@8:00
POWER FAILURE/DEW/USED TIME menu
TAPE MANAGEMENT menu
<POWER@FAILURE>
000@FAILURE@@-----@--:-@@@@RECOVERY@-----@--:--
<TAPE@MANAGEMENT>
*TAPE@MANAGEMENT@@@@N
*PROTECT@DAY@@@@@@@30
<DEW>
000@FAILURE@@-----@--:-@@@@RECOVERY@-----@--:--
*REC@PASS@SET@@@@@@10
<USED@TIME>
@@VIDEO@@@@@@@@@00000H
@@POWER@@@@@@@@@00000H
*GROUP@NO.SET@@@@@OFF
*OVERRIDE@@@@@@@@@@@N
NOTES:
TIMER SET menu
œ Setting items are highlighted (appear in blue
characters) when they are selected.
<TIMER@SET>
WEEK@@START@@STOP@@SPD
SUN@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
MON@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
TUE@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
WED@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
THU@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
FRI@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
SAT@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
DAILY@--:--@--:--@@---@N
EXT@@@*****@*****@@---@N
œ Settings flash while they are being changed.
œ When a menu is displayed, recording will not be
possible.
œ During recording or playback the menus cannot be
displayed.
HOLIDAY SET menu
œ To reset the settings of a menu to their original
values, select the desired menu and then press the
MENU RESET button.
<HOLIDAY@SET>
@@1@@-----@@@11@@----@@2@@-----@@@12@@----@@3@@-----@@@13@@----@@4@@-----@@@14@@----@@5@@-----@@@15@@----@@6@@-----@@@16@@----@@7@@-----@@@17@@----@@8@@-----@@@18@@----@@9@@-----@@@19@@----@10@@-----@@@20@@-----
œ The USED TIME data in the (POWER
FAILURE/DEW/USED TIME) menu cannot be cleared
even when the MENU RESET button is pressed.
œ Press the MENU button to save any settings made
and switch menu screens. To display the (ALARM
LOG) menu or (POWER FAILURE/DEW/USED TIME)
menu, select the “ALARM LOG” or “POWER
FAILURE/DEW” line in the (OTHERS) menu and then
turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
œ Turn the SHUTTLE ring counterclockwise while a
setting item is highlighted (appears in blue characters)
to return to the main menu. In the case of the (ALARM
LOG) menu or the (POWER FAILURE/DEW/USED
TIME) menu, to return to the (OTHERS) menu.
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SETTING THE LANGUAGE AND CLOCK
Language Setting
Clock setting
English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Italian
or Russian can be selected by the user.
Example: To set the clock to October 15, 2002 at 3:20
PM (15:20).
1 Turn the power on to all devices used.
2 Press the MENU button to display the MAIN MENU.
1 Follow steps 1 to 3 under “Language Setting”.
2 Turn the JOG dial until the “CLOCK SET” setting is
highlighted (appears in blue characters).
ø The “1.LANGUAGE/CLOCK SET” line appears
highlighted.
3 Turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
ø The day position starts flashing.
<MAIN@MENU>
1.LANGUAGE/CLOCK@SET
2.DISPLAY/SW@OUT@SET
3.GENERAL@SET
4.WARNING@OUT/CONTR.SET
5.ALARM/SERIES@REC@SET
6.TAPE@MANAGEMENT
7.TIMER@SET
8.HOLIDAY@SET
9.OTHERS
4 Turn the JOG dial to set the day (15), then turn the
SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
ø The day of week is set automatically.
5 Turn the JOG dial to set the month (10), then turn
the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
3 Turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
6 Turn the JOG dial to set the year (2002), then turn
ø The (LANGUAGE/CLOCK SET) menu appears.
the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
ø “ENGLISH” is highlighted (appears in blue
characters).
7 Turn the JOG dial to set the hours (15 for 3 PM),
then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
ø Unit uses 24hours format.
<LANGUAGE/CLOCK@SET>
*LANGUAGE-LANGUE-IDIOMA
@SPRACHE-LINGUA-îQäW
@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ENGLISH
*CLOCK@SET
@01-01-2002@TUE@00:00:00
8 Turn the JOG dial to set the minutes (20), then turn
the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
*SUMMER@TIME@SET@@NO@USE
@@@@@@WEEK@@@MONTH@TIME
@ON@@@LST-SUN@@03@@02:00
@OFF@@LST-SUN@@10@@02:00
<LANGUAGE/CLOCK@SET>
*LANGUAGE-LANGUE-IDIOMA
@-SPRACHE-LINGUA-îQäW
@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ENGLISH
*CLOCK@SET
@15-10-2002@TUE@15:20:00
4 Turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
*SUMMER@TIME@SET@@NO@USE
@@@@@@WEEK@@@MONTH@TIME
@ON@@@LST-SUN@@03@@02:00
@OFF@@LST-SUN@@10@@02:00
ø The display colour for the selected item returns
to the original colour and flashes.
œ If a wrong setting has been entered, turn the
SHUTTLE ring counterclockwise to move to the
setting to be changed, then turn the JOG dial to
enter the correct setting.
5 Turn the JOG dial to select the language of your
choice.
œ To set the next item, turn the SHUTTLE ring
clockwise, then turn the JOG dial to select the
next setting.
9 For accurate clock setting, turn the JOG dial
counterclockwise timed with a time broadcast or
other accurate time signal. This will start the seconds
counting from 00.
6 When finished, press the MENU EXIT button to
return to the monitor screen.
œ To set the next item, turn the SHUTTLE ring
clockwise, then turn the JOG dial to select the
next setting.
F Press the MENU EXIT button to return to the monitor
screen.
NOTE:
œ In STOP mode, press and hold the STOP button then
press the TRACKING – button to reset the minutes
and seconds to 00 (to the closest hour). For example,
between 13:30:00 and 14:29:59 the clock is reset to
14:00:00.
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SETTING THE LANGUAGE AND CLOCK
6 Turn the JOG dial to select the “OFF” line setting,
Automatic Summer Time Adjustment
then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
1 Follow steps 1 to 3 under “Language Setting” on
ø The “LST” of the “OFF” line flashes.
page 11.
7 Following the same procedure as above (step 5),
<LANGUAGE/CLOCK@SET>
*LANGUAGE-LANGUE-IDIOMA
@-SPRACHE-LINGUA-îQäW
@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ENGLISH
*CLOCK@SET
@15-10-2002@TUE@15:20:00
set when the time is changed back from summer
time to standard time.
8 Press the MENU EXIT button.
*SUMMER@TIME@SET@@NO@USE
@@@@@@WEEK@@@MONTH@TIME
@ON@@@LST-SUN@@03@@02:00
@OFF@@LST-SUN@@10@@02:00
Factory setting:
2 Turn the JOG dial until the “SUMMER TIME SET”
ON
OFF
setting is highlighted (appears in blue characters),
then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
WEEK
LST-SUN
LST-SUN
MONTH
03
10
TIME
02:00 (AM)
02:00 (AM)
3 Turn the JOG dial to set the auto summer
time/standard time adjustment, then turn the
SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
NO USE . . . . . . . . . . . . No summer time/standard
time adjustment is made.
USE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The auto summer
time/standard time
adjustment is made.
ø If using the “USE” setting, continue with steps
4 to 7.
4 Turn the JOG dial to select the “ON” line setting,
then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
ø The “LST” of the “ON” line flashes.
5 Set the day the summer time adjustment is made.
œ Turn the JOG dial to set the week, then turn the
SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
1ST, 2ND, 3RD, 4TH or LST (first, second, third,
fourth or last)
œ Turn the JOG dial to set the day of week, then
turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
SUN, MON, TUE, ...... SAT (Sunday, Monday,
Tuesday....Saturday)
œ Turn the JOG dial to set the month the summer
time adjustment is made, then turn the SHUTTLE
ring clockwise.
01, 02,.....11, 12 (for January,
February......November, December)
œ Turn the JOG dial to set the time (hour) the
summer time adjustment is made, then turn the
SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
œ Turn the JOG dial to set the time (minutes) the
summer time adjustment is made, then turn the
SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
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SUPERIMPOSE DISPLAY
Selecting the Superimpose Display
Changing the Superimpose Display
Position
You can select to display or not the date, time, tape
speed mode and number of alarm recordings.
1 Turn the power on to all input devices to the VCR.
1 Turn the power on to all devices used.
2 Press the MENU button to display the MAIN MENU.
3 Turn the JOG dial to select the “2.DISPLAY/SW
ø The superimpose display appears.
ø If the superimpose display does not appear,
press the ON SCREEN button. The display will
be turned on and off alternately each time the
ON SCREEN button is pressed.
OUT SET” line, then turn the SHUTTLE ring
clockwise.
ø The (DISPLAY/SW OUT SET) menu appears.
15-10-2002@TUE@000
15:20:00@@@@@8
<DISPLAY@SET>@@@@SET@UP
DATE@@@@@@@@@@@@@Y
TIME@@@@@@@@@@@@@Y
SPEED@@@@@@@@@@@@Y
ALARM@COUNT@@@@@@Y
<SW@OUT@SET>
TIMING@@@@@@@@@@@FIELD
FIELD@@@@@@@@@@@@1
8H@MODE@@@@@@@@@@Y
2 To change the display position, press the SHIFT «
(or ]) button.
4 Turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
ø The display will move towards the right (or the
bottom).
5 Turn the JOG dial to select the desired mode, then
turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
SET UP . . . . . . . . . . . . Set each item (Individual)
NOTES:
ALL Y . . . . . . . . . . . . . . To set all items to “Y”
œ If the SHIFT « (or ]) button is kept pressed for 1
second or more, the display will move at a faster
speed.
ALL N . . . . . . . . . . . . . . To set all items to “N”
ø If using the “SET UP” setting, continue with
steps 6 to 8.
œ The display position cannot be changed during
recording.
6 Turn the JOG dial until the item to be changed is
highlighted, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
7 Turn the JOG dial to set “Y” (displayed) or “N” (not
displayed), then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
DATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The date appears
TIME. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The time appears
SPEED . . . . . . . . . . . . . The recording /playback
speed mode appears
ALARM COUNT . . . . . . The number of alarm
recordings appears
8 Repeat steps 6 and 7 when setting other items.
9 When finished, press the MENU EXIT button.
NOTE:
œ When the ON SCREEN button is pressed and the
display appears, the items for which “Y” have been
set are recorded. The items for which “N” was set at
step 7 above are not recorded.
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VIDEO CASSETTE TAPES
Use only video cassette tapes bearing the VHS logo.
This VCR was primarily designed for use with E-180 and
E-240 cassette tapes. It is recommended that you use
E-180 or E-240 standard grade VHS video cassette
tapes for optimal performance.
Loading
1 Place the cassette, label side up, in the loading slot.
Gently push the centre of the cassette until it is
loaded automatically.
NOTE:
œ If using longer tapes (i.e. E-300) the tape travel will
not be as stable and that may cause problems.
Handling Cassette Tapes
The cassette tapes should always be stored vertically in
their cases, away from high temperatures, magnetic
fields, direct sunlight, dirt, dust and locations subject to
mold formation.
ø The time display will switch to the reset counter
“0H 00M 00S” display.
ø The cassette indicator “o” lights on the digital
display.
Do not tamper with the cassette mechanism and never
touch the tape with your fingers.
NOTE:
œ If you try to record on a cassette without an
erasure-prevention tab, the VCR will eject the
cassette.
Protect the cassette tapes from shocks and strong
vibrations.
To Protect your Recordings
Unloading
After having recorded a tape, if you wish to keep the
recording, use a flat-tripped screwdriver to break off the
erasure-prevention tab on the cassette.
1 In stop mode, press the EJECT button.
ø The cassette is automatically ejected.
To record again on a tape without an erasure-prevention
tab, cover the hole with adhesive tape.
NOTES:
œ Do not insert any other object in the cassette loading
slot, as that may cause injury and damage to the VCR.
œ If your hand gets stuck in the cassette loading slot,
unplug the power cord and consult the dealer where
the unit was bought. Do not forcibly pull your hand out
as that may cause severe injuries.
Erasure-prevention tab
Precautions concerning the video
cassette tapes
œ Do not use tapes that are damaged, tapes that have
been cut and repaired or tapes that have been altered
in any way.
œ Some rewinders may tangle the tape, and therefore
their use is not recommended.
œ When tapes are recorded over and over again, the
recording quality will deteriorate. Refer to “Concerning
the Number of Times Tapes can be Rerecorded on”
on page 20, and replace the tape with a new tape as
required.
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VIDEO CASSETTE TAPES
Correct tape thread check function
Setting the Action to Take When a
Cassette is Loaded
This function checks to make sure that the cassette has
been correctly loaded so that recording can be carried
out.
You can set the mode the VCR will go into when a
cassette is loaded.
1 Press the STANDBY/ON button.
2 Press the MENU button to display the MAIN MENU.
3 Turn the JOG dial to select the “3.GENERAL SET”
NOTES:
œ After the cassette tape is loaded, the mechanism will
operate for about 5 seconds to check that the tape
has been threaded (loaded) correctly automatically
and the cassette indicator “o” will flash during that
period. If the tape is not loaded properly, the cassette
will be ejected.
line, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
ø The (GENERAL SET) menu appears.
4 Turn the JOG dial until the “TAPE IN MODE” setting
is highlighted, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
œ If the REC, PLAY or STOP button is pressed or if the
SHUTTLE ring is turned during the tape thread check
operation, the command will only be executed after
the tape thread has been checked. Only the EJECT
button will operate while the tape thread is being
checked.
5 Turn the JOG dial to select the desired mode, then
turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
STOP . . . . . . When tape inserted the VCR,
stays in stop mode
REC . . . . . . . When tape inserted the VCR,
goes into recording mode
œ If “TAPE IN MODE” in the (GENERAL SET) menu is
set to “REC”, the recording indicator “m” will light while
the tape thread is being checked. However, recording
will only start after the tape thread check is completed.
6 Press the MENU EXIT button.
Setting the Type of Tape Used
1 Press the STANDBY/ON button.
2 Press the MENU button to display the MAIN MENU.
1 Press the STANDBY/ON button.
2 Press the MENU button to display the MAIN MENU.
3 Turn the JOG dial to select the “3.GENERAL SET”
3 Turn the JOG dial to select the “3.GENERAL SET”
line, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
ø The (GENERAL SET) menu appears.
line, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
ø The (GENERAL SET) menu appears.
<GENERAL@SET>
TAPE@IN@MODE@@@@@STOP
TAPE@END@MODE@@@@REW
CLOCK@ADJUST@@@@@01:00
THREAD@CHECK@@@@@N
VIDEO@LOSS@@@@@@@N
CLOG@DETECT.@@@@@N
REMOTE@@@@@@@@@@@MENU
VIDEO@@@@@@@@@@@@COLOR
VERTICAL@SYNC@@@@Y
TAPE@@@@@@@@@@@@@E-240
4 Turn the JOG dial until the “TAPE” setting is
highlighted, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
5 Turn the JOG dial to set the tape length, then turn
the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
E-240 . . . . . . When using a E-240 cassette tape
4 Turn the JOG dial until the “THREAD CHECK”
E-180 . . . . . . When using a E-180 cassette tape
setting is highlighted, then turn the SHUTTLE ring
clockwise.
6 Press the MENU EXIT button.
5 Turn the JOG dial to select the desired mode, then
turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
N . . . . . . . . . The correct tape thread check
function is off
Y. . . . . . . . . . The correct tape thread check
function is on
6 Press the MENU EXIT button.
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TAPE MANAGEMENT
This VCR is equipped with a tape management function.
Using this function you can protect previous recordings
and prevent overuse of the tape by controlling the tape
protection term (number of days), the maximum number
of re-recordings of the tape and the recording group. For
details on how to set this function, refer to “Setting the
Tape Management Function”.
PROTECT DAY:
If tape management data is present on the tape
The tape management data is checked and if there is no
conflict, the VCR will rewind the tape to the beginning,
then recording starts and the updated tape management
data is recorded onto the tape. The message “T.
MANAGE. OK” appears on-screen while the tape is
being rewound and the tape management data is being
recorded.
To set the number of days before the
tape can be rerecorded over.
If a conflict is found when the tape management data
is checked, the (TAPE MANAGEMENT) menu is
displayed and the conflicting setting will flash. This
menu will show the settings taken from the data
recorded on the tape and not the current data settings
held in the VCR’s (TAPE MANAGEMENT) menu
setting. Refer to “Tape Management Conflict Display”
for detailed information.
REC PASS SET: To limit the number of rerecordings,
in order to maintain a good image
quality.
GROUP NO. SET: To manage tapes belonging to
different recording groups.
NOTES:
œ Before using this function, make sure that the clock is
set properly.
NOTE:
œ If the VCR is set for alarm recordings, alarms will be
recorded based on the different settings.
If an alarm signal is input while “T. MANAGE. CHK” is
displayed, the alarms will be recorded after feeding a
certain amount of tape but the data will not be
recorded (updated).
If an alarm signal is input during data recording, the
alarms will be recorded after data recording.
œ To use the tape management function, it must be set
before recording is started.
œ The tape management data is recorded at the
beginning of the tape.
Operation
When the REC button is pressed, the VCR will rewind
the tape to the beginning, and will play back some of the
tape to check for the presence of tape management data
(no image appears). The message “T. MANAGE. CHK”
appears on-screen while the presence and type of data
are being checked.
NOTE:
œ When performing programme timer recording, single
image recording and alarm recording, the tape
management function will not operate even if it is
active.
IMPORTANT NOTES:
If no tape management data is present on the
tape
œ If the tape management data cannot be read, the
VCR will switch to stop mode and “DATA NG” will
be displayed on-screen.
This may indicate that the beginning of the tape
(data recording/reading section) is damaged and
the tape may be unusable.
The message “DATA NG” will disappear when the
EJECT or PLAY button is pressed.
Recording will start according to the settings in the
(TAPE MANAGEMENT) menu.
When recording starts, the updated tape
management data is recorded onto the tape.
If the tape has already been recorded on, the
message “USED TAPE” will flash on-screen until
recording starts.
œ Set the security lock function to on in order to
protect the security of this feature.
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TAPE MANAGEMENT
8 Turn the JOG dial until the “REC PASS SET” setting
Setting the Tape Management Function
is highlighted, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
1 Press the STANDBY/ON button.
2 Press the MENU button to display the MAIN MENU.
3 Turn the JOG dial to select the “6.TAPE
9 Turn the JOG dial to select the desired number of
re-recording times, then turn the SHUTTLE ring
clockwise.
MANAGEMENT” line, then turn the SHUTTLE ring
clockwise.
OFF . . . . The number of re-recording times will
not be checked.
ø The (TAPE MANAGEMENT) menu appears.
1-100 . . . Maximum number of re-recording
times. (Refer to “Concerning the
Number of Times Tapes can be
Rerecorded on” on page 20.)
<TAPE@MANAGEMENT>
*TAPE@MANAGEMENT@@@@N
*PROTECT@DAY@@@@@@@30
*REC@PASS@SET@@@@@@10
NOTES:
*GROUP@NO.SET@@@@@OFF
œ Since data is read before it is recorded, the
number of times will be incremented even if the
recording is stopped before the end.
*OVERRIDE@@@@@@@@@@@N
4 Turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
5 Turn the JOG dial to select the desired mode, then
œ During autorepeat recording, the re-recording
times count will be updated every time the tape is
rewound to the beginning. Autorepeat recording
will proceed even if the count exceeds the “REC
PASS SET” setting.
turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
N. . . . . . . The tape management function is not
active.
Y. . . . . . . The tape management function is
active.
F Turn the JOG dial until the “GROUP NO. SET”
setting is highlighted, then turn the SHUTTLE ring
clockwise.
When setting to “Y”, please continue with the
settings below.
G Turn the JOG dial to select the desired group
6 Turn the JOG dial until the “PROTECT DAY” setting
number, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
is highlighted, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
OFF . . . . The group number will not be checked.
7 Turn the JOG dial to select the desired number of
1-15 . . . . Group number setting.
days to protect the tape, then turn the SHUTTLE
ring clockwise.
H Turn the JOG dial until the “OVERRIDE” setting is
highlighted, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
OFF . . . . The tape is not protected.
I Turn the JOG dial to select the desired override
1-255 . . . Number of days to protect the tape
(prevent over-recording), from the date
of the last recording on the tape (or the
last expected recording date (calculated
using the tape length (E-180 or E-240)
and the recording speed)).
mode, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise. (Refer
to “Tape Management Conflict Display” on the next
page.)
N. . . . . . . Only EJECT button operation is
accepted after a conflict has occurred.
Y. . . . . . . The next operation is accepted after a
conflict has occurred. This will override
setting.
NOTE:
œ Since the last expected recording date is a
calculated date (using the tape length (E-180 or
E-240) and the recording speed), it may be
different from the actual last recording date, due
to other settings such as alarm recordings,
programme timer recordings and holiday settings.
J Press the MENU EXIT button.
NOTES:
œ Once the tape management data is recorded on
tape, it cannot be changed.
œ The criteria (condition) for allowing recording will be
based on the data recorded on the tape and not the
settings in the (TAPE MANAGEMENT) menu.
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TAPE MANAGEMENT
PROTECT DAY CONFLICT
Tape Management Conflict Display
The tape is protected, and the tape protection term
(ex. 30 days) is not yet over.
If a conflict that prevents recording is found when the
tape management function checks the tape data, the
(TAPE MANAGEMENT) menu appears with the
conflicting setting flashing and the VCR go into the stop
mode.
Under “LAST D/M”, the date of the last recording on
the tape (or the last expected recording date
(calculated using the tape length (E-180 or E-240)
and the recording speed)) is displayed.
NOTES:
Under “NEXT D/M”, the date when it will be possible
to record on the tape again is displayed.
œ If “OVERRIDE” is set to “N” (No), the conflicting
setting is displayed flashing and the message
(PRESS EJECT) appears at the bottom of the screen.
Recording under these conditions is not possible.
Press the EJECT button to eject the tape. To record
on the same tape, set the “OVERRIDE” setting to “Y”
and modify the conflicting setting, then insert the
same tape and press the REC button. However, if
only “PROTECT DAY” and “REC PAS SET” are
modified, the menu will be displayed again. Press the
REC button one more time to start recording.
Recording starts and the tape data is updated.
REC PASS SET CONFLICT
The set number of recording passes has been
reached.
The “PASS COUNT” shows the number of recording
passes on the tape (ex. since the maximum recording
passes number is set to “10”, this prevents further
recording.)
NOTES:
œ When conducting Autorepeat recording, if the
“PASS COUNT” exceeds 100, “101*” will be
displayed flashing.
Conflict display sample
<TAPE@MANAGEMENT>
*TAPE@MANAGEMENT@@@@Y
*PROTECT@DAY@@@@@@@30
@LAST@D/M@@@@@@NEXT@D/M
@@@@@15/10@@@@@@@@@15/11
*REC@PASS@SET@@@@@@10
@PASS@COUNT@@@@@@@@10
*GROUP@NO.SET@@@@@@@7
@REC@GR.NO.@@@@@@@@@8
*OVERRIDE@@@@@@@@@@@N
@@@@@(PRESS@EJECT)
œ If using a tape recorded previously on a different
type of VCR (no tape data), when the set number
of recordings is exceeded, “USED” will flash next to
the “PASS COUNT” number.
GROUP NO. SET CONFLICT
œ If the “OVERRIDE” is set to “Y” (Yes), the (TAPE
MANAGEMENT) menu is displayed and conflicting
setting preventing recording will flash and the VCR will
switch to stop mode.
To enter recording mode, press the REC button.
The group numbers do not match.
The “REC GR. NO.” shows the tape recording group
number (ex. this tape belongs to a different recording
group number 8 than the one set 7.)
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NORMAL RECORDING
[Recording Speed Mode]
Normal Recording
œ The available recording speed modes vary depending
on the VCR model. Refer to the “FEATURES” on
page 3 for the available recording speed modes for
your model of VCR.
Before starting
œ Turn the power on to all devices used.
œ Load a cassette tape with its erasure-prevention tab
intact.
(When the “TAPE” is set to “E-240” in the
(GENERAL SET) menu)
NOTES:
œ If “TAPE IN MODE” is set to “REC” in the
(GENERAL SET) menu, recording will start.
œ Press the ON SCREEN button to display the
superimpose display.
œ Set the “TAPE” item in the (GENERAL SET)
menu according to the duration of the tape used.
Recording
speed mode
(hour mode)
8
24
40
64
96
128
160
224
320
480
640
720
960
000
1 Press the REC/PLAY SPEED l (or j) button to set
the recording speed mode.
ø The recording speed mode appears on-screen
and on the digital display.
2 Press the REC button.
ø The record indicator “m” lights.
ø Recording starts.
Maximum
Recording
recording
interval
duration
(second)
(hours)
8
1/50
24
3/50
40
5/50
72
9/50
104
13/50
136
17/50
168
21/50
232
29/50
328
41/50
488
61/50
648
81/50
968
121/50
1288
161/50
Single image recording
Audio
recording
Tape motion
Possible
Continuous
Not possible
Intermittent
(When the “TAPE” is set to “E-180” in the
(GENERAL SET) menu)
ø If the tape end is reached while recording,
“OFF” is displayed on the digital display and the
unit goes into the mode set at the “TAPE END
MODE” setting in the (GENERAL SET) menu.
To cancel the “OFF” display, press the STOP,
EJECT or PLAY button or turn the SHUTTLE
ring.
Recording
speed mode
(hour mode)
6
18
30
48
72
96
120
168
240
360
480
720
960
000
ø When the end of the tape is reached, the TAPE
END OUT terminal output will be 0V. To cancel
the output, press the STOP button.
3 To stop recording, press the STOP button.
NOTES:
œ A tape recording made on this VCR may not play
back with the same degree of clarity on a real time
video cassette recorder from another manufacturer.
Maximum
Recording
recording
interval
duration
(second)
(hours)
6
1/50
18
3/50
30
5/50
54
9/50
78
13/50
102
17/50
126
21/50
174
29/50
246
41/50
366
61/50
486
81/50
726
121/50
966
161/50
Single image recording
Audio
recording
Tape motion
Possible
Continuous
Not possible
Intermittent
NOTE:
œ If you press the REC button and the loaded cassette
has no erasure-prevention tab, the VCR will eject the
cassette.
œ The tape speed display will vary according to the
“TAPE” item in the (GENERAL SET) menu setting. In
this manual, all the examples and displays used are
for when the “TAPE” item is set to “E-240”. If set to
“E-180”, please refer to the table above for the
corresponding durations and displays.
For example, if the recording speed mode is “8”, then
the corresponding recording speed when set to
“E-180” will be “6”, and, the counter reading of 8H
00M 00S will be 6H 00M 00S when set to “E-180”.
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NORMAL RECORDING
Record Pause
Concerning the Number of Times Tapes
can be Rerecorded on
Recording can be interrupted temporarily.
1 Press the STILL/PAUSE button during recording.
ø The pause/still indicator “ N” flashes.
Depending on the recording speed mode, the tape must
be replaced after a certain number of recording times.
Refer to the table below for the maximum number of
times a tape can be recorded on.
NOTES:
œ The image appears on-screen but it is not
recorded.
œ If a recording pause continues for 5 minutes or
more, the VCR will switch to stop mode to avoid
damaging the tape.
Recording speed mode
(hour mode)
Maximum number of
recording times
(with a standard grade
tape)
6, 8
100
18, 24
50
30, 40
50
48, 64
25
72, 96
10
2 To resume recording, press the REC button, or
press the STILL/PAUSE button again.
Recording Check
The image being recorded can be checked.
1 During recording, press the REC CHECK button.
ø The tape will be rewound and then played back.
The VCR will then return to the previous
recording mode.
NOTE:
œ During recording check operations, recording is
suspended momentarily.
96, 128
6
120, 160
5
168, 224
3
240, 320
3
360, 480
3
480, 640
2
720, 720
1
960, 960
1
000
1
NOTES:
œ The maximum number of recording times will vary
depending on the location and kind of tape used.
Verify the recording quality and replace the tape when
the quality starts to deteriorate.
The maximum number of recording times indicated
above are based on test tapes (E-180 and E-240)
used by the company.
œ It is recommended that tape be changed at least as
often as in the above table to provide good picture
quality in the mode above.
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NORMAL RECORDING
Clog Detection
Action to Take when the Video Signal
Deteriorates
This VCR is equipped with a clog detection function.
The recording quality is monitored automatically. When
the heads are dirty and the recording quality
deteriorates, the output at the WARNING OUT terminal
becomes 0 V (Low) (Refer to “WARNING OUT Terminal”
on page 47), the “m” indicator flashes on the digital
display.
If there is no video signal during recording or when a
menu is not displayed (in stop, fast forward or rewind
modes, etc.), “VIDEO LOSS” can be displayed
on-screen. If in the (WARNING OUT/CONTROL SET)
menu, “VIDEO LOSS” is set to “Y”, the output at the
WARNING OUT terminal becomes 0V (Low) (Refer to
“WARNING OUT Terminal” on page 47).
Setting the clog detection
1 Press the STANDBY/ON button.
2 Press the MENU button to display the MAIN MENU.
3 Turn the JOG dial to select the “3.GENERAL SET”
1 Press the STANDBY/ON button.
2 Press the MENU button to display the MAIN MENU.
3 Turn the JOG dial to select the “3.GENERAL SET”
line, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
ø The (GENERAL SET) menu appears.
line, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
4 Turn the JOG dial until the “VIDEO LOSS” setting is
ø The (GENERAL SET) menu appears.
highlighted, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
<GENERAL@SET>
TAPE@IN@MODE@@@@@STOP
TAPE@END@MODE@@@@REW
CLOCK@ADJUST@@@@@01:00
THREAD@CHECK@@@@@N
VIDEO@LOSS@@@@@@@N
CLOG@DETECT.@@@@@N
REMOTE@@@@@@@@@@@MENU
VIDEO@@@@@@@@@@@@COLOR
VERTICAL@SYNC@@@@Y
TAPE@@@@@@@@@@@@@E-240
5 Turn the JOG dial to select the desired mode, then
turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
N . . . . . . . . . The video loss warning is not
active.
Y. . . . . . . . . . The video loss warning is active.
4 Turn the JOG dial until the “CLOG DETECT.” setting
6 Press the MENU EXIT button.
is highlighted, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
5 Turn the JOG dial to select the desired mode, then
turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
N. . . . . . . Recording quality is not monitored
Y. . . . . . . Recording quality is monitored
6 Press the MENU EXIT button.
NOTES:
œ To cancel the “m” indicator display and reset the
WARNING OUT terminal output, press the STOP
button.
œ Clog detection is not possible if recording in 8-hour
mode.
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NORMAL RECORDING
Setting the Mode at the End of the Tape
Setting the video input signal
You can select the mode on the VCR when the tape
reaches the end during recording.
The video input signal during recording can be set to
either colour or black & white.
1 Press the STANDBY/ON button.
2 Press the MENU button to display the MAIN MENU.
3 Turn the JOG dial to select the “3.GENERAL SET”
1 Press the STANDBY/ON button.
2 Press the MENU button to display the MAIN MENU.
3 Turn the JOG dial to select the “3.GENERAL SET”
line, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
line, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
ø The (GENERAL SET) menu appears.
4 Turn the JOG dial until the “VIDEO” setting is
highlighted, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
<GENERAL@SET>
TAPE@IN@MODE@@@@@STOP
TAPE@END@MODE@@@@REW
CLOCK@ADJUST@@@@@01:00
THREAD@CHECK@@@@@N
VIDEO@LOSS@@@@@@@N
CLOG@DETECT.@@@@@N
REMOTE@@@@@@@@@@@MENU
VIDEO@@@@@@@@@@@@COLOR
VERTICAL@SYNC@@@@Y
TAPE@@@@@@@@@@@@@E-240
5 Turn the JOG dial to select the desired mode, then
turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
COLOR . . . . For recording in colour
B/W . . . . . . . For recording in black & white
6 Press the MENU EXIT button.
4 Turn the JOG dial until the “TAPE END MODE”
setting is highlighted, then turn the SHUTTLE ring
clockwise.
NOTES:
œ Set to “COLOR” for systems which include colour
signals (including cases where black & white signals
are mixed in), and set to “B/W” for systems which only
use black & white signals.
5 Turn the JOG dial to select the desired mode, then
turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
œ Setting when not using Autorepeat recording
œ Use the same setting for recording and playback.
REW. . . . . . . Rewinds the tape to the
beginning, then goes to stop mode
œ If tapes that have been recorded in black & white are
played back when the setting is at “COLOR”, the
recordings will not be played back in colour.
STOP . . . . . . Goes to stop mode
EJECT . . . . . The cassette is ejected
œ If using a black & white camera, set to “B/W”.
Recordings will not be made in colour even if
“COLOR” is set.
œ Setting when using Autorepeat recording
REPEAT1. . . Autorepeat recording mode is
automatically canceled if there
was an alarm trigger
REPEAT2. . . Autorepeat recording mode is
active even if there was an alarm
trigger
6 Press the MENU EXIT button.
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AUTOREPEAT RECORDING
NOTES:
Autorepeat Recording
œ If there is an alarm trigger during autorepeat
recording, “A” is displayed on the digital display and
alarm recording will take place. (Refer to “ALARM
RECORDING” on page 24.)
The same tape can be recorded over many times.
œ Follow the Before starting steps, under “NORMAL
RECORDING”.
1 Press the MENU button to display the MAIN MENU.
2 Turn the JOG dial to select the “3.GENERAL SET”
œ If the “TAPE END MODE” setting is “REPEAT1”, the
REPEAT indicator will go off if there is an alarm
trigger. After alarm recording, the recording will
continue to the end of the tape then it will be rewound
to the beginning and stop. “OFF” will be displayed on
the digital display.
To turn off the “OFF” display, press the STOP, EJECT
or PLAY button or turn the SHUTTLE ring.
line, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
ø The (GENERAL SET) menu appears.
<GENERAL@SET>
TAPE@IN@MODE@@@@@STOP
TAPE@END@MODE@@@@REW
CLOCK@ADJUST@@@@@01:00
THREAD@CHECK@@@@@N
VIDEO@LOSS@@@@@@@N
CLOG@DETECT.@@@@@N
REMOTE@@@@@@@@@@@MENU
VIDEO@@@@@@@@@@@@COLOR
VERTICAL@SYNC@@@@Y
TAPE@@@@@@@@@@@@@E-240
œ If “AL” appears on the digital display and the “TAPE
END MODE” setting is “REPEAT1”, autorepeat
recording is not possible.
3 Turn the JOG dial until the “TAPE END MODE”
setting is highlighted, then turn the SHUTTLE ring
clockwise.
4 Turn the JOG dial to set to “REPEAT1” or
“REPEAT2” (Refer to “Setting the Mode at the End
of the Tape.” on page 22), then turn the SHUTTLE
ring clockwise.
5 Press the MENU EXIT button.
ø The REPEAT indicator lights.
6 Press the REC/PLAY SPEED l (or j) button to set
the recording speed mode.
7 Press the REC button.
ø Recording starts. When the tape end is
reached, the VCR will rewind it to the
beginning, and recording will resume.
ø When the end of the tape is reached, “OFF” will
be displayed and TAPE END OUT terminal
output will 0 V, until the rewinding operation
starts.
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ALARM RECORDING
6 Turn the JOG dial to set the desired alarm recording
By connecting the ALARM IN terminal to a normally
open door switch, an interphone, etc., a recording can be
done only when necessary.
speed, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
8H (6H). . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-hour (6-hour) mode
recording
Alarm Recording Setting
24H (18H) . . . . . . . . . . 24-hour (18-hour) mode
recording
Alarm recording is performed when there is an input
(trigger) at the ALARM IN terminal.
œ Make all necessary connections.
40H (30H) . . . . . . . . . . 40-hour (30-hour) mode
recording
œ The alarm triggers are received while in recording,
stop and stand-by modes.
NC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Recording at the speed
already set
œ Follow the Before starting steps, under “NORMAL
RECORDING”.
œ Indicated in brackets are the settings for when
“TAPE” is set to “E-180” in the (GENERAL SET)
menu.
1 Press the MENU button to display the MAIN MENU.
2 Turn the JOG dial to select the “5.ALARM/SERIES
7 Turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
8 Turn the JOG dial to set the desired alarm recording
REC SET” line, then turn the SHUTTLE ring
clockwise.
duration (20S, 40S, 1M, 2M, 3M, 4M, 5M, or CC),
then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
ø The (ALARM/SERIES REC SET) menu
appears.
20S-5M. . Recording only for the displayed
duration
<ALARM/SERIES@REC@SET>
*ALARM@SET
@@MODE@@@@@@@@@@@Y1
@@SPEED@@@@@@@@@@8H
@@DURATION@@@@@@@20S
*1@SHOT@SET
@@FIELD@@@@@@@@@@1
@@INTERVAL@@@@@@@1M
*SERIES@REC@@@@@@N
*TAPE@END@OUT@@@@8:00
CC . . . . . Recording as long as the alarm signal
is being input (minimum 5 seconds)
9 Press the MENU EXIT button.
NOTES:
œ During alarm recording all buttons are disabled.
3 Turn the JOG dial until the “MODE” setting is
highlighted, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
œ If “OFF” appears on the digital display, alarm
recording is not possible in order to prevent the
recorded tape to be recorded over. To cancel the
“OFF” display, press the STOP, EJECT or PLAY
button or turn the SHUTTLE ring.
4 Turn the JOG dial to set the desired alarm recording
mode, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
Y1. . . . . . Alarm recording is done when there is
an alarm trigger.
œ If an alarm trigger is received while alarm recording is
in progress, recording duration for the second alarm
will be calculated from that point. The alarm counter
will register the alarm, but it will not be found during
an alarm scan and alarm search.
Y2. . . . . . Alarm recording is done only when
there is an alarm trigger during duration
of programmed timer recording.
Y3. . . . . . Alarm recording is done only if there is
an alarm trigger and the VCR is not in
programmed timer recording mode.
œ If there is a power failure during alarm recording, and
the power is restored within the recording set
duration, alarm recording will continue.
Y4. . . . . . Alarm recording is done only when
there is an alarm trigger during
programmed timer recording duration.
VCR comes on records only for alarm
duration. Timer recording is not
possible.
œ If the alarm recording duration is short, the alarms
may not be found during an alarm scan or an alarm
search. If the alarms are going to be reviewed using
alarm scan or alarm search, then in 8-hour mode,
20-second or more recording duration should be used.
N. . . . . . . Alarm recording is not performed even
if there is an alarm trigger.
œ To do alarm recording during series recording, set
“MODE” to “Y1” or “Y3”. Alarm recording will be
conducted only if the VCR is recording.
5 Turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
œ If the recording speed mode is “000”, the recording
will be in 8-hour mode irrespective of the alarm
recording speed mode setting.
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ALARM RECORDING
Alarm Recording Reset Function
Checking the Alarm Recordings Time
To stop the recording of an alarm, close the connection
between the ALARM RESET IN terminal and the COM
terminal during alarm recording.
1 Press the STANDBY/ON button.
2 Press the MENU button to display the MAIN MENU.
3 Turn the JOG dial to select the “9.OTHERS” line,
then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
Alarm Recording Counter Display
ø The (OTHERS) menu appears.
œ During alarm recording, “A” will be flashing on the
digital display.
<OTHERS>
*ALARM@LOG
*POWER@FAILURE/DEW
*TERMINAL@SET@@@@SET1
œ If a superimpose display is being displayed and
“ALARM COUNT” has been set to “Y” in the
(DISPLAY/SW OUT SET) menu, the number of alarm
recordings will flash on the monitor screen.
œ The maximum display number of alarm recordings is
“999”. At the next alarm recording the counter will
indicate “000”.
4 Turn the JOG dial to select the “ALARM LOG” line,
then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
ø The (ALARM LOG) menu appears.
œ When the (ALARM LOG) menu appears, press the
MENU RESET button to reset the alarm counter to
“000” (all the data of the (ALARM LOG) menu is reset).
ø The number of alarm recordings, and the 10
most recent alarm recording times are
displayed.
Connections to the ALARM IN Terminal
Example
œ Alarm input signal
Connect a make-contact (no voltage) switch between
the ALARM IN and COM terminals.
<ALARM@LOG>@@@@@@@@@010
@@@001@@@25-12@19:00
@@@002@@@25-11@23:00
@@@003@@@25-10@15:00
@@@004@@@25-10@08:00
@@@005@@@25-10@06:00
@@@006@@@22-10@19:00
@@@007@@@22-10@17:15
@@@008@@@22-10@15:45
@@@009@@@20-10@10:00
@@@010@@@18-10@12:00
œ Continue turning the JOG dial to display the next
(or previous) 10 alarm recording entries. When
the number of alarm recording entries reaches
100, the older ones are erased as new ones are
memorized.
5 Press the MENU EXIT button.
NOTE:
œ If the MENU RESET button is pressed while the
(ALARM LOG) menu is displayed, the displayed data
is erased. “AL” will be erased from the digital display.
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ALARM RECORDING
Alarm Search
Alarm Scan
To go to the beginning of a desired alarm recording.
To look for an alarm recording by viewing the first 5
seconds of each alarm recording.
1 Press the STANDBY/ON button.
2 Press the SEARCH button during stop mode.
1 Press the STANDBY/ON button.
2 Press the SEARCH button twice during stop mode.
ø “AL SEARCH 01” appears on screen.
ø “AL SCAN” will be displayed on screen.
3 Press the REC/PLAY SPEED l (or j) button to set
3 Turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise (or
the desired alarm number (01 to 99), then turn the
SHUTTLE ring clockwise (or counterclockwise).
counterclockwise).
ø The desired alarm is searched for and a still
image of the beginning of the alarm recording
appears on-screen.
ø The unit will advance (or rewind) the tape at
high speed and playback the first 5 seconds of
every alarm recording.
ø To cancel the alarm scan mode, press the
STOP button.
NOTE:
œ The alarm number is relative to the actual tape
position. (Please refer to the illustration below.)
4 While the desired recording is being played back,
press the PLAY button.
Playback
1
Alarm number 2
ø Playback starts and alarm scan mode is
canceled.
1
2
NOTES:
Alarm trigger input point
Rewind direction
Actual position
œ If the end of the tape is reached during a scan, the
tape will rewind and stop. If the beginning of the tape
is reached, it will stop.
Fast-forward direction
4 Press the PLAY button.
œ This function does not operate when a warning
display appears on the digital display.
ø Playback starts.
NOTES:
œ If the end of the tape is reached during a search, the
tape will rewind and stop. If the beginning of the tape
is reached, it will stop.
œ This function does not operate when a warning
display appears on the digital display.
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PROGRAMME TIMER RECORDING
8 Turn the JOG dial to set the recording stop minutes
There are three programme timer recording methods,
daily recording, weekly recording or recording on certain
days of the week.
(ex: 00), then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
ø The “SPD” (recording speed) position will start
flashing.
Example 1: To record on every Saturday from 9:00
AM to 5:00 PM (17:00), in 24-hour
mode (recording speed).
NOTE:
œ If the set stop time is earlier than or the same time
as the set start time, the VCR will consider the
stop time to be the following day, and “T” will be
displayed next to the recording stop time.
œ Follow the Before starting steps, under “NORMAL
RECORDING”.
1 Press the MENU button to display the MAIN MENU.
2 Turn the JOG dial to select the “7.TIMER SET” line,
9 Turn the JOG dial to select the recording speed
mode (ex: 24), then turn the SHUTTLE ring
clockwise.
then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
œ The (TIMER SET) menu appears.
ø “N” will start flashing.
<TIMER@SET>
WEEK@@START@@STOP@@SPD
SUN@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
MON@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
TUE@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
WED@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
THU@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
FRI@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
SAT@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
DAILY@--:--@--:--@@---@N
EXT@@@*****@*****@@---@N
F Turn the JOG dial to select the desired programme
timer recording mode (Y), then turn the SHUTTLE
ring clockwise.
Y. . . . . . . . . . Recording will take place
N . . . . . . . . . Recording will not take place
3 Turn the JOG dial until the “SAT” (Saturday) line is
<TIMER@SET>
WEEK@@START@@STOP@@SPD
SUN@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
MON@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
TUE@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
WED@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
THU@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
FRI@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
SAT@@@09:00@17:00@@@24@Y
DAILY@--:--@--:--@@---@N
EXT@@@*****@*****@@---@N
highlighted, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
4 Turn the JOG dial to change the weekday, then turn
the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
ø If no change, turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
ø The recording start hour position starts flashing.
NOTE:
œ Repeat steps 3 to F to programme timer
recordings for other days of the week.
œ All of the lines other than the bottom line can be
set to “SUN”, “MON”, “TUE”, “WED”, “THU”,
“FRI”, “SAT”, “DAILY”, “MO-SA” (Monday to
Saturday) or “MO-FR” (Monday to Friday).
œ If a wrong setting has been entered, turn the
SHUTTLE ring counterclockwise to move to the
setting to be changed, then turn the JOG dial to
enter the correct setting.
G Press the MENU EXIT button.
H Press the TIMER button.
5 Turn the JOG dial to set the recording start hour (ex:
09), then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
ø The recording start minutes position starts
flashing.
ø The timer recording indicator “ n ” will light on
the digital display. The VCR is now in timer
recording stand-by mode.
6 Turn the JOG dial to set the recording start minutes
(ex: 00), then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
NOTE:
ø The recording stop hour position starts flashing.
œ To modify, cancel or stop timer recording, press the
TIMER button to cancel the timer recording mode.
7 Turn the JOG dial to set the recording stop hour (ex:
17), then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
ø The recording stop minutes position starts
flashing.
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G Turn the JOG dial to select “Y”.
A timer recording of more than 24 hours can only be set
on the 7th (SAT) and 8th (DAILY) lines of the (TIMER
SET) menu.
<TIMER@SET>
WEEK@@START@@STOP@@SPD
SUN@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
MON@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
TUE@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
WED@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
THU@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
FRI@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
FRI@@@21:00@**:**@@***@*
MON@@@**:**@07:00@@@96@Y
EXT@@@*****@*****@@---@N
Example 2: To record every week from Friday at 9:00
PM (21:00) to Monday at 7:00 AM, in
96-hour mode (recording speed).
H Press the MENU EXIT button.
I Press the TIMER button.
œ Follow the Before starting steps, under “NORMAL
RECORDING”.
1 Follow steps 1 and 2 under “PROGRAMME
TIMER RECORDING” on page 27.
ø The (TIMER SET) menu appears.
<TIMER@SET>
WEEK@@START@@STOP@@SPD
SUN@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
MON@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
TUE@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
WED@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
THU@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
FRI@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
SAT@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
DAILY@--:--@--:--@@---@N
EXT@@@*****@*****@@---@N
2 Turn the JOG dial until the “SAT” (Saturday) line is
highlighted, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
3 Turn the JOG dial, to set the desired start day of the
week (ex: FRI), then turn the SHUTTLE ring
clockwise.
4 Turn the JOG dial to set the recording start hour (ex:
21), then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
5 Turn the JOG dial to set the recording start minutes
(ex: 00), then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
6 Turn the JOG dial to set “**” for the recording stop
hour, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
ø The rest of the line settings will change to
“**:** *** *”, the day of the next line will
change to the next day and the start time will
change to “**:**” automatically.
7 Turn the JOG dial to set the desired stop day of the
week (ex: MON), then turn the SHUTTLE ring
clockwise.
8 Turn the JOG dial to set the recording stop hour (ex:
07), then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
9 Turn the JOG dial to set the recording stop minutes
(ex: 00), then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
F Turn the JOG dial to select the recording speed
mode (ex: 96), then turn the SHUTTLE ring
clockwise.
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Setting the Holidays
Changing a Programme Timer Recording
By setting the holidays, timer recording will be conducted
on those days, as set for Sundays.
1 Follow steps 1 and 2 under “PROGRAMME
1 Press the STANDBY/ON button.
2 Press the MENU button to display the MAIN MENU.
3 Turn the JOG dial to select the “8.HOLIDAY SET”
2 Turn the JOG dial until the setting (line) to be
TIMER RECORDING” on page 27.
changed is highlighted, then turn the SHUTTLE ring
clockwise.
3 Turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise, until the setting
line, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
to correct is flashing.
ø The (HOLIDAY SET) menu appears.
4 Turn the JOG dial, to correct the setting.
5 Press the MENU EXIT button, then press the TIMER
<HOLIDAY@SET>
@@1@@-----@@@11@@----@@2@@-----@@@12@@----@@3@@-----@@@13@@----@@4@@-----@@@14@@----@@5@@-----@@@15@@----@@6@@-----@@@16@@----@@7@@-----@@@17@@----@@8@@-----@@@18@@----@@9@@-----@@@19@@----@10@@-----@@@20@@-----
button.
To Cancel a Programme Timer
Recording
4 Turn the JOG dial to select the desired line, then
1 Follow steps 1 and 2 under “PROGRAMME
turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
TIMER RECORDING” on page 27.
5 Turn the JOG dial to set day of the holiday, then turn
2 Turn the JOG dial until the setting (line) to be
the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
canceled is highlighted, then turn the SHUTTLE ring
clockwise.
6 Turn the JOG dial to set month of the holiday, then
3 Turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise, until “Y” is
turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
flashing.
ø Repeat steps 4 to 6 to set up to 20 holidays.
4 Turn the JOG dial, to select “N”.
5 Press the MENU EXIT button, then press the TIMER
7 Press the MENU EXIT button.
NOTES:
button.
œ If setting holidays, be sure that a timer recording is set
for Sunday. If not, this function will not operate.
To cancel all programme timer
recordings
œ If a timer recording for Sundays is entered, the
holidays timer recording will not function if the
programme timer recording mode is set to “N”.
1 Follow steps 1 and 2 under “PROGRAMME
TIMER RECORDING” on page 27.
œ If timer recording has been set for 24 hours or more,
after midnight the recording will be carried out
according to the (TIMER SET) menu settings, even if
holiday timer recording has been set.
2 Press the MENU RESET button.
ø All programmed timer recordings are erased.
3 Press the MENU EXIT button.
œ To erase a setting, follow the same procedure as
above, but at step 5 and 6, enter “--” instead of a
setting.
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PROGRAMME TIMER RECORDING
NOTES:
œ During timer recording or timer recording stand-by, all
the buttons on the VCR, except the TIMER button and
the buttons to set/cancel the security lock (see page
38), are disabled.
œ If the power fails, the recording will be interrupted.
When the power is restored, the recording will resume
if the stop time has not yet been reached, and “P” will
be displayed on the digital display. The VCR internal
battery is completely recharged after the VCR has
been connected to a live outlet for 48 hours, and it will
maintain all the VCR settings memory for up to 30
days.
œ Set the timer recordings so that the recording times
do not overlap. If they do, the one with the earliest
recording start time will have priority. (See chart
below.)
7:00PM
8:00PM
9:00PM
10:00PM
Programme 1
Programme 2
Programme 3
These portions will
not be recorded
œ If no timer recording is set or a cassette without
erasure-prevention tab is loaded, when the TIMER
button is pressed the timer recording indicator “n” will
start flashing.
œ If “OFF” is displayed on the digital display, timer
recording is not possible in order to prevent the
recorded tape to be recorded over.
œ If the recording speed mode has been set to “000”,
single image recordings will be made.
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RECORDING USING AN EXTERNAL TIMER
INPUT
Recording can be controlled by an external start/stop
signal input at the EXT TIMER IN terminal.
While there is input at the EXT TIMER IN terminal, the
external input indicator “E” will light on the digital display
and the input will be recorded. Recording will stop when
there are no more input signals.
Example 3: To record using the signal input at the
EXT TIMER IN terminal, in 24-hour
mode.
œ Follow the Before starting steps, under “NORMAL
RECORDING”.
NOTE:
œ External timer input recording can only be set on the
“EXT” line of the (TIMER SET) menu.
1 Follow steps 1 and 2 under “PROGRAMME
TIMER RECORDING” on page 27.
2 Turn the JOG dial until the “EXT” line is highlighted,
then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
3 Turn the JOG dial to select the recording speed
mode (ex: 24), then turn the SHUTTLE ring
clockwise.
4 Turn the JOG dial to select “Y”.
<TIMER@SET>
WEEK@@START@@STOP@@SPD
SUN@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
MON@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
TUE@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
WED@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
THU@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
FRI@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
SAT@@@--:--@--:--@@---@N
DAILY@--:--@--:--@@---@N
EXT@@@*****@*****@@@24@Y
5 Press the MENU EXIT button.
6 Press the TIMER button.
NOTES:
œ Alarm recording is not possible using this function.
œ Alarm recording reset function is not possible using
this function.
œ Other timer recordings using the standard procedure
can also be programmed.
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SERIES RECORDING
Using 2 VCRs or more, the series recording function lets
you switch recording from one unit to the next (only with
VCRs of the same model as this one).
Operation
The output signal at the TAPE END OUT terminal will be
present either at the point when the counter reading is
8H 00M 00S or when VCR No. 1 reaches the end of the
tape, whichever is first.
Series Recording Setup
œ Connect 2 VCRs or more as illustrated below.
When this signal is received by VCR No. 2, it will start
recording.
œ Follow the Before starting steps, under “NORMAL
RECORDING”.
When the tape end is reached, operation is then carried
out according to the “TAPE END MODE” setting in the
(GENERAL SET) menu.
1 Press the REC/PLAY SPEED l (or j) button to set
the recording speed mode.
2 Set the following items as indicated.
NOTES:
Item
VCR No.1
Cassette tape
Operation mode
“TAPE END MODE”(in
(GENERAL SET) menu)
Loaded
Stop
REW,
STOP or
EJECT
VCR No.2
and on
Loaded
Stop
REW,
STOP or
EJECT
Y (YES)
Y (YES)
OFF (not
set)
ON
Canceled
OFF (not
set)
Stand-by
Set
“SERIES REC” (in
(ALARM/SERIES REC
SET) menu)
Timer recording
Power
Security lock
œ When using tapes that are based on the VHS
standard, a single tape can be used to record 8H 00M
00S or more based on the counter setting (6H 00M
00S or more when the “TAPE” in (GENERAL SET)
menu is set to “E-180”).
œ If “SERIES REC” is set to “N” in the (ALARM/SERIES
REC SET) menu, series recording will not be possible.
œ The counter must start from the beginning of tape.
œ Even if “OFF” is displayed, series recording will be
conducted if there is an input at the SERIES IN
terminal.
Loop recording
œ Connect the output from the TAPE END OUT terminal
of the last VCR to the SERIES IN terminal of the first
VCR.
3 Press the REC button on VCR No.1.
ø Recording will start in series recording mode.
œ The “TAPE END MODE” in (GENERAL SET) menu
should be set to “REW” for all units without fail.
4 Set the security lock on VCR No.1.
œ In loop recording mode, the tape will be re-recorded
over. If you need to keep the recorded information,
please eject the tape after recording is complete and
insert a new tape.
Connection
Video camera
Series recording
Loop recording
Monitor TV
To VIDEO OUT jack
To VIDEO IN jack
VCR No. 1
SERIES IN
VCR No. 2
COM TAPE END OUT
VIDEO IN VIDEO OUT
SERIES IN
COM TAPE END OUT
VIDEO IN VIDEO OUT
To SERIES IN terminal
To COM terminal
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SINGLE IMAGE RECORDING
The single image recording function of this VCR can be
used to create image data files or animations.
NOTES:
Single Image Recording Setup
œ The trigger interval at the 1 SHOT IN terminal varies
according to the number of images to record, but
should be over 1 sec.
œ The trigger at the 1 SHOT IN terminal should be on
for 0.1 sec. or more.
œ Follow the Before starting steps, under “NORMAL
RECORDING”.
1 In stop mode, press the REC/PLAY SPEED l (or
œ Alarm recording is not possible during single image
recording.
2 Press the MENU button to display the MAIN MENU.
3 Turn the JOG dial to select the “5.ALARM/SERIES
œ During the “INTERVAL” period set for single image
recording, the WARNING OUT terminal will not be 0 V
even if the “NON REC” on the (WARNING
OUT/CONTROL SET) menu is set to “Y”.
j) button, to set the recording speed to “000”.
REC SET” line, then turn the SHUTTLE ring
clockwise.
œ If a single image recording trigger is not received (or if
the REC button is not pressed) during the duration set
for “INTERVAL”, single image recording will be
conducted automatically after the set duration.
ø The (ALARM/SERIES REC SET) menu
appears.
<ALARM/SERIES@REC@SET>
*ALARM@SET
@@MODE@@@@@@@@@@@Y1
@@SPEED@@@@@@@@@@8H
@@DURATION@@@@@@@20S
*1@SHOT@SET
@@FIELD@@@@@@@@@@1
@@INTERVAL@@@@@@@1M
*SERIES@REC@@@@@@N
*TAPE@END@OUT@@@@8:00
œ If a single image recording trigger is received (or if the
REC button is pressed) during the duration set for
“INTERVAL”, single image recording will be
conducted immediately.
œ When using the 1 SHOT IN terminal, connect a
make-contact switch (no voltage) between the 1
SHOT IN and COM terminals.
4 Turn the JOG dial until the “FIELD” setting is
highlighted, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
5 Turn the JOG dial to set the number of fields
Recording of set number of images
(images) to record every time (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 10, 30,
60), then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
6 Turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
7 Turn the JOG dial to set the interval between each
image recording (1M, 2M, 3M), then turn the
SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
8 Press the MENU EXIT button.
9 Press the REC button.
Input of single
image recording
trigger
ø The single image recording mode will be
activated (the VCR will be in recording stand-by
mode).
“INTERVAL” setting (1, 2 or 3 minutes)
F Press the REC button one more time, or send a
trigger through the 1 SHOT IN terminal on the back
panel, to start the single image recording.
NOTE:
œ If a setting other than “1” is selected for “FIELD” at
step 5, recording will be done in 120-hour mode.
The recording speed cannot be modified.
G When finished, press the STOP button.
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Input of single image
recording trigger
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NORMAL PLAYBACK
Normal Playback
Tracking Control
1 Turn on the power to the VCR and TV monitor.
2 Load the video cassette tape.
3 Press the REC/PLAY SPEED l (or j) button to
If there is noise in the image during playback,
1 While looking at the playback picture, press the
TRACKING+ button repeatedly to minimize the
noise.
select the playback speed mode.
2 If it cannot be minimized, press the TRACKING–
ø The selected playback speed mode is
displayed on the digital display.
button repeatedly.
NOTE:
NOTES:
œ This function does not operate when a warning
display appears on the digital display.
œ A slow motion effect or accelerated playback
effect can be achieved by using a slower or faster
playback speed than the speed used for recording.
Vertical Lock Control
œ If the playback speed mode is set to “000”,
playback (step 4) will not be possible.
During still image mode,
1 Press the V. LOCK+ button repeatedly to reduce the
4 Press the PLAY button.
vertical rolling of the image.
ø Playback starts.
2 If it cannot be corrected, press the V. LOCK– button
ø If necessary, adjust the tracking to eliminate the
noise from the picture.
repeatedly.
NOTE:
ø If the image is unstable (rolling vertically),
adjust the vertical lock control to correct.
œ This function does not operate when a warning
display appears on the digital display.
5 To stop playback, press the STOP button.
ø To advance (or rewind) the tape, turn the
SHUTTLE ring clockwise (or counterclockwise).
Sharpness Control
1 During playback, press and hold the SHARPNESS
button for 3 seconds or more.
NOTES:
ø “SH@-:-” appears on the digital display.
œ A tape recorded on a real time video cassette
recorder produced by another manufacturer may not
play back with the same degree of clarity on this unit.
2 Press the SOFT (or SHARP) button for the desired
sharpness of the image.
œ When used with a multiplexer in 24- or 40-hour mode
playback (or when the “TAPE” in (GENERAL SET)
menu is set to “E-180”, in 18- or 30-hour mode
playback), the image may roll vertically. In such a
case, set “VERTICAL SYNC” to “N” in menu
(GENERAL SET) menu.
3 When finished, press the SHARPNESS button.
œ When a tape recorded with a time lapse VCR is
played back, the playback speed mode display and
playback time may be different due to the recording
speed mode.
Audio Playback
NOTE:
œ This function does not operate when a warning
display appears on the digital display.
œ Audio playback is only possible in 8-hour, 24-hour and
40-hour modes (or when the “TAPE” in (GENERAL
SET) menu is set to “E-180”, in 6-hour, 18-hour and
30-hour modes).
œ The playback speed has to be the same as the
recording speed, for normal playback of the audio.
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SPECIAL PLAYBACK
Picture Search (Forward and Reverse)
Reverse Playback
1 Turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise (or
1 Turn the SHUTTLE ring counterclockwise and hold
counterclockwise), during normal playback. See
“SHUTTLE Ring Operation”.
it, during normal playback. See “SHUTTLE Ring
Operation”.
ø The image can be seen while the tape is
advanced (or rewound) at high speed.
ø Reverse playback will start.
2 To return to normal playback, release the SHUTTLE
2 To return to normal playback, release the SHUTTLE
ring.
ring.
NOTES:
NOTES:
œ During reverse playback, noise will appear in the
picture.
œ During picture search, noise (horizontal bars) will
appear in the picture.
œ The sound is muted.
œ If operated from normal playback mode, reverse
playback is only possible during 8-hour playback
speed mode.
Still Image
œ The sound is muted.
1 Press the STILL/PAUSE button, during normal
Slow motion (Forward and Reverse)
playback.
ø A still image can be viewed.
1 Turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise (or
counterclockwise) and hold it, during still image
mode. See “SHUTTLE Ring Operation”.
2 To return to normal playback, press the PLAY button.
ø Forward (or reverse) slow motion playback will
start.
NOTES:
œ If still mode continues for 5 minutes or more, the VCR
will go into stop mode to avoid damaging the tape.
2 To return to normal playback, press the PLAY button.
œ If the image is unstable (rolling vertically), adjust the
vertical lock control to correct.
NOTES:
œ If the upper part of the screen is skewed, correction
might be possible by adjusting the vertical lock control.
œ If slow motion mode continues for 5 minutes or more,
the VCR will switch to stop mode to avoid damaging
the tape.
œ The sound is muted.
œ The sound is muted.
Field Advance (Forward and Reverse)
1 Turn the JOG dial clockwise (or counterclockwise),
during still image mode.
ø The still image is advanced (or rewound) of one
image (field).
ø Turn the dial faster to increase the speed of the
field advance.
2 To return to normal playback, press the PLAY button.
NOTES:
œ During reverse field advance, noise will appear in the
picture.
œ If field advance mode continues for 5 minutes or
more, the VCR will switch to stop mode to avoid
damaging the tape.
œ The sound is muted.
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SPECIAL PLAYBACK
SHUTTLE Ring Operation
NOTES:
From normal playback, still image, stop mode, etc., turn
the clockwise or counterclockwise to select a mode as
indicated below.
œ If operated from still image mode and playback mode,
operation will return to the original mode when the
SHUTTLE ring is released.
œ If operated from normal playback mode, reverse
playback is only possible during 8-hour playback
speed mode.
1 Turn the SHUTTLE ring in either direction where the
desired mode is selected.
: Operation will not return to the original mode when
the SHUTTLE ring is released.
Original
mode
Reverse direction
œ The sound is muted.
œ While turning the SHUTTLE ring, press the SHUTTLE
HOLD button. The operation in progress at that time
will continue even when the SHUTTLE ring is
released. To stop the operation, press the SHUTTLE
HOLD button or the STOP button, or turn the
SHUTTLE ring.
Forward direction
Shuttle operations that cannot use the SHUTTLE HOLD button.
Rewind
Stop
Fast forward
Rewind
Fast
forward
Forward picture
search (Locked)
Reverse picture
search (Locked)
Rewind
Fast forward
Reverse picture
search (Locked)
*1
Fast forward
Rewind
*2
Forward picture
search (Locked)
Shuttle operations that can use the SHUTTLE HOLD button.
Reverse picture
search
Reverse picture
search
Reverse playback
Reverse
playback
Normal
playback
Reverse
Slow
motion
Still
image
Normal playback
Slow
motion
Normal
playback
Forward picture
search
Forward picture
search
*1: Forward picture search.
*2: Reverse picture search.
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DAY/TIME SEARCH
Day/Time Search
NOTES:
This searches for a specified day/time for still images to
be played back.
œ If the end of the tape is reached during a search, the
tape will rewind and stop. If the beginning of the tape
is reached, it will stop.
1 Press the STANDBY/ON button.
2 Press the SEARCH button three times during stop
œ The alarm and day/time data are recorded on the tape
in a similar format. If they overlap, the alarm data will
have the priority. Therefore, when searching for a
day/time when an alarm recording was done, the
day/time search will not stop at the desired location. In
such a case, use alarm scan to find the desired
recording location.
mode.
ø “T/D SEARCH 01 00:00” will be displayed on
screen.
3 Press the REC/PLAY SPEED l (or j) button to set
the desired day, then press the SHIFT « button.
œ The day/time search function may not operate
correctly if searching for a timer recording time or if
the clock on the recording VCR has been adjusted
using the CLOCK ADJUSTMENT function.
4 Press the REC/PLAY SPEED l (or j) button to set
the desired hour, then press the SHIFT « button.
5 Press the REC/PLAY SPEED l (or j) button to set
the desired minutes.
œ If the recording has been made in 320-hour (or when
the “TAPE” in (GENERAL SET) menu is set to
“E-180”, in 240-hour) or more mode, the day/time
search with a minutes setting (step 5) will not
operate. When using the day/time search function on
such a recording, set the minutes (step 5) to “00”.
NOTES:
œ The setting can be made in 10 minutes
increments only.
œ For recordings made on other VCRs, the exact
time may not be found even if the minutes are
entered. For tapes recorded on older models of
VCRs produced by this company (the ones
without a minutes setting for the day/time search
function), make sure to set the minutes to “00”.
œ If a recording on a tape extends for over a one month
period, the same day may be present twice on the
tape. If such a day is searched, since there is no
month search setting, the desired day may not be
found.
6 Turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise (or
œ This function does not operate when a warning
display appears on the digital display.
counterclockwise).
ø The desired day/time is searched and a still
image of the recording will appear on-screen.
7 Press the PLAY button.
ø Playback will start.
TAPE COUNTER
Using the counter, it is easy to find a desired recording.
NOTES:
1 Press the COUNTER RESET button, at the
œ There is no tape counter indication for the blank
portions of the tape.
beginning of the desired recording.
ø The counter will be reset to “0H 00M 00S”.
œ In the 8-hour recording speed mode only, the tape
counter indicates real hours, minutes and seconds.
2 Press the COUNTER MEMORY button.
œ In the other recording speed modes, the tape counter
indication is a ratio of the 8-hour mode base
indication. (In 64-hour recording mode, each “second”
of the tape counter actually represents approximately
72/8 = 9 real seconds.)
ø “[” appears on the digital display.
ø To cancel the counter memory function, press
the COUNTER MEMORY button a second time.
3 After recording or playback, turn the SHUTTLE ring
counterclockwise from stop mode.
ø The tape is rewound to the counter “0H 00M
00S” reading.
œ There may be a slight discrepancy between the
position shown on the tape counter and the actual
tape position.
ø If you rewind the tape past the “0H 00M 00S”
position, turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
œ When rewinding the tape past the “0H 00M 00S”
position, a minus (– ) sign will be displayed.
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SECURITY LOCK
This VCR is equipped with two types of security lock: a
quick method security lock and a 4 digit security lock.
4 Digit Security Lock
The security lock function is designed to prevent
accidental stopping of recording if the STOP button is
pressed inadvertently.
When the security lock is applied, the VCR cannot be
operated by someone who does not know the correct
password. You need to enter the password in order to
operate the VCR.
NOTE:
Setting the 4 digit security lock
œ The security lock cannot be engaged while a menu is
displayed.
1 Press the SECURITY LOCK button.
Quick Method Security Lock
2 Use the JOG dial and SHUTTLE ring to set the 4
ø “----” appears on the digital display.
digit pass word.
1 While holding the SHIFT « button, press the
JOG dial . . . . . . . . . . To select a digit
REC/PLAY SPEED j button.
SHUTTLE ring . . . . . To move between digits
ø “ ö ” appears on the digital display.
ø When the 4th digit is entered and the
SHUTTLE ring is then turned clockwise, the
lock is engaged and “ ö ” appears on the digital
display.
To cancel the security lock, while holding the SHIFT
« button, press the REC/PLAY SPEED l button,
“ ö ” will be erased from the digital display.
NOTES:
NOTE:
œ While the security lock is engaged all commands,
except the one to cancel the security lock, are
disabled.
œ When the digits are entered and the SHUTTLE ring is
turned clockwise, the numerals are replaced by “-”
characters.
œ The quick method security lock will be cancelled by
pressing the ALL RESET button.
Cancel the 4 digit security lock
1 Press any button.
ø “ ö ” flashes in the digital display for 3 seconds,
and then “----” appears.
2 Use the JOG dial and SHUTTLE ring to set the 4
digit pass word.
JOG dial . . . . . . . . . . To select a digit
SHUTTLE ring . . . . . To move between digits
ø When the 4th digit is entered and the
SHUTTLE ring is then turned clockwise, the
lock is disengaged and “ ö ” disappears from
the digital display.
ø If the password is incorrect, the VCR returns to
the initial condition.
NOTE:
œ Operation 2 should be carried out within 7 seconds
of starting setting 1.
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CLOCK ADJUSTMENT
The time for the second and subsequent VCRs can be
set to the same time as the first VCR.
Example
<GENERAL@SET>
TAPE@IN@MODE@@@@@STOP
TAPE@END@MODE@@@@REW
CLOCK@ADJUST@@@@@03:00
THREAD@CHECK@@@@@N
VIDEO@LOSS@@@@@@@N
CLOG@DETECT.@@@@@N
REMOTE@@@@@@@@@@@MENU
VIDEO@@@@@@@@@@@@COLOR
VERTICAL@SYNC@@@@Y
TAPE@@@@@@@@@@@@@E-240
A signal from a separate device can also be used to set
the time for the second and subsequent VCRs to the
same time as the first VCR. When using the signal from
a separate device to set the time, input a 0 V signal to
the CONTROL IN terminal of the first VCR for 100 ms or
longer.
6 Press the MENU EXIT button.
1 Press the STANDBY/ON button.
2 Press the MENU button to display the MAIN MENU.
3 Turn the JOG dial to select the “3.GENERAL SET”
The setting procedure on the first VCR is now
completed.
7 Repeat the procedure for all the other VCRs, setting
line, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
“CLOCK ADJUST” (to the same time as set on the
first VCR).
4 Turn the JOG dial until the “CLOCK ADJUST”
setting is highlighted, then turn the SHUTTLE ring
clockwise.
NOTE:
œ This function will not operate on the day the
summer/standard time is changed.
5 Turn the JOG dial to set the hour at which the
adjustment will be conducted, then turn the
SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
Connection
NOTE:
VCR No. 1
œ The clock adjustment cannot be set to “00:00”.
CONTROL IN
VCR No. 2
COM CONTROL OUT
CONTROL IN
COM CONTROL OUT
To CONTROL IN terminal
To COM terminal
SELECTING INPUT AND OUTPUT TERMINALS
5 Turn the JOG dial to select the desired mode, then
The input and output terminal signals can be selected so
that the VCR can be connected to older models of VCR.
turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
1 Press the STANDBY/ON button.
2 Press the MENU button to display the MAIN MENU.
3 Turn the JOG dial to select the “9. OTHERS” line,
SET1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . According to indication on
back panel. (Select when
not connecting to an older
model.)
then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
SET2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CONTROL IN is set to
CLOCK IN, SERIES IN is
set to EJECT IN,
CONTROL OUT is set to
CLOCK OUT and TIMER
OUT is set to EJECT
OUT. (Select when
connecting to an older
model.)
ø The (OTHERS) menu appears.
<OTHERS>
*ALARM@LOG
*POWER@FAILURE/DEW
*TERMINAL@SET@@@@SET1
4 Turn the JOG dial until the “TERMINAL SET” setting
6 When finished, press the MENU EXIT button.
is highlighted, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
NOTE:
œ If set to “SET2”, the “SERIES REC” line will not
appear in the (ALARM/SERIES REC SET) menu.
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SETTING THE CASSETTE EJECT MODE
Cassette Eject Setup
Connection
When using two or more VCRs, the cassette tapes of all
the VCRs or some of the VCRs can be ejected at the
same time.
VCR No. 1
SERIES IN
VCR No. 2
COM
TIMER OUT
SERIES IN
COM
TIMER OUT
NOTE:
To SERIES IN terminal
œ “TERMINAL SET” in the (OTHERS) menu should
always be set to “SET2”.
To COM terminal
Eject input (SERIES IN) terminal
1 Press the STANDBY/ON button.
2 Press the MENU button to display the MAIN MENU.
3 Turn the JOG dial to select the “4.WARNING
œ Depending on the “EJECT MODE” setting in the
(WARNING OUT/CONTROL SET) menu (see
“Cassette Eject Setup”), the cassette loaded into the
VCR can be ejected when there is input to this
terminal.
OUT/CONTR. SET” line, then turn the SHUTTLE
ring clockwise.
ø The (WARNING OUT/CONTROL SET) menu
appears.
Eject output (TIMER OUT) terminal
œ A signal is output from this terminal when the EJECT
button is pressed (if the VCR is set up as the
“MASTER” VCR; see step 7 under “Cassette Eject
Setup”) or when there is input (a trigger) at the
SERIES IN terminal, even if the security lock is set or
a cassette is not loaded.
<WARNING@OUT@SET>SET@UP
ALARM@@@@@@@@@@@@Y
NON@REC@@@@@@@@@@N
MECHA.PROBLEM@@@@Y
<CONTROL@SET>
EJECT@MODE@@@@@@@EJECT1
OPERATION@@@@@@@@SLAVE
NOTES:
4 Turn the JOG dial until the “EJECT MODE” setting is
œ The terminal names and signals are different from the
usual setting.
highlighted, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
5 Turn the JOG dial to select the desired cassette
œ Names in brackets apply to terminals on the rear
panel.
eject mode, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
EJECT1 . . . . The cassette is ejected only if the
VCR is not in recording or
recording pause mode.
EJECT2 . . . . The cassette is ejected only if the
VCR is in stop mode.
6 Turn the JOG dial until the “OPERATION” setting is
highlighted, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
7 Turn the JOG dial to select the desired operation,
then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
SLAVE . . . . . The function is restricted to only
the VCR being operated.
MASTER . . . The function is applied to the VCR
being operated and all VCRs that
are connected after it.
8 Press the MENU EXIT button.
NOTE:
œ The EJECT button will not be operative during
recording mode.
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SYNCHRONIZATION CONTROL
When two or more VCRs are connected together, the
VCRs can be operated simultaneously just by operating
the VCR that has been set to “MASTER”, without using a
system controller (sold separately).
Operator Mode
This mode lets you carry out basic operations (ejecting,
recording, stopping, rewinding, changing the recording
speed mode and power on/stand-by).
There are two modes available: operator mode and
administrator/installer mode. The operations that can be
carried out in each mode are different.
NOTE:
œ This mode will not work correctly unless the VCRs are
in the same initial state.
NOTES:
1 Press the STANDBY/ON button.
2 Press the MENU button to display the MAIN MENU.
3 Turn the JOG dial to select the “4.WARNING
œ The operation and setting can only be carried out with
the button of this unit.
2
œ Use cables with a thickness of A.W.G.24 (0.2 mm ) or
more and a length no more than 1.5 m to connect
VCRs.
OUT/CONTR. SET” line, then turn the SHUTTLE
ring clockwise.
œ It is recommended that you do not connect any more
than 10 VCRs together.
ø The (WARNING OUT/CONTROL SET) menu
appears.
œ Only one VCR can be specified at the master unit.
<WARNING@OUT@SET>SET@UP
ALARM@@@@@@@@@@@@Y
NON@REC@@@@@@@@@@N
MECHA.PROBLEM@@@@Y
œ Do not mix operator mode and administrator/installer
mode in the same installation.
œ Do not connect the VCRs in a loop.
<CONTROL@SET>
EJECT@MODE@@@@@@@EJECT1
OPERATION@@@@@@@@SLAVE
œ “TERMINAL SET” in the (OTHERS) menu should
always be set to “SET1”.
4 Turn the JOG dial until the “OPERATION” setting is
œ The VCR operation may not be completely
synchronized depending on the VCR statuses, the
operating environment and the operation timing. It is
recommended that you check the operating statuses
and menus after carrying out each operation.
highlighted, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
5 Turn the JOG dial to select the desired operation,
then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
SLAVE . . . . . . . . . . . . . The function is restricted
to only the VCR being
operated.
Connection
VCR No. 1
CONTROL IN
MASTER
VCR No. 2
COM CONTROL OUT
CONTROL IN
COM CONTROL OUT
. . . . . . . . . . The function is applied to
the VCR being operated
and all VCRs that are
connected after it.
œ When the “OPERATION” is set to “MASTER”,
“SC” lights on the digital display.
To CONTROL IN terminal
To COM terminal
6 Press the MENU EXIT button.
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SYNCHRONIZATION CONTROL
Setting the Cassette Eject Mode
Administrator/Installer Mode
Operator mode can be used to eject cassettes for all
VCRs or for specified VCRs.
This mode lets you carry out basic operations (ejecting,
recording, stopping, rewinding, changing the recording
speed mode and power on/stand-by) and also make
menu settings.
1 Follow steps 1 to 5 under “Operator Mode”.
2 Turn the JOG dial until the “EJECT MODE” setting is
highlighted, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
NOTES:
3 Turn the JOG dial to select the desired cassette
eject mode, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
œ This mode will not work correctly unless the VCRs are
in the same initial state.
EJECT1 . . . . . . . . . . . . The cassette is ejected
only if the VCR is not in
recording or recording
pause mode.
œ Menu settings will not work correctly unless the menu
settings for the VCRs are the same. Set the menu
settings for each VCR to the initial setting before
using this mode to change the settings.
EJECT2 . . . . . . . . . . . . The cassette is ejected
only if the VCR is in stop
mode.
œ If a power failure occurs, make the settings again.
1 Press the STANDBY/ON button.
2 While holding the STOP button, press the
4 Press the MENU EXIT button.
STILL/PAUSE button for 3 seconds or more on the
VCR that is set to be the master VCR.
ø “SC” will flash on the digital display.
“SC” flashes (master) . The menu settings can be
changed for the VCR
being operated and all
VCRs that are connected
after it.
œ This mode can be used regardless of the
“OPERATION” setting in the (WARNING
OUT/CONTROL SET) menu.
“SC” off (slave) . . . . . . The menu settings can be
changed for only the VCR
being operated.
œ To cancel the master mode, press and hold the
STOP button and then press the STILL/PAUSE
button.
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SETTING FOR RS-485 OR RS-232C USE
The RS-485 interface can be used to operate the VCR
using a SANYO brand system controller. Furthermore,
the RS-232C interface can be used to operate the VCR
using a computer.
Settings when using RS-485
1 Press the STANDBY/ON button.
2 Press the MENU button to display the MAIN MENU.
3 Turn the JOG dial to select the “9.OTHERS” line,
NOTES:
then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
œ This can only be used when the RS-485/232C
interface board (VZU-485/232C) is installed.
ø The (OTHERS) menu appears.
œ Refer to the instruction manuals for the
VZU-485/232C, the system controller and/or the
computer.
<OTHERS>
*ALARM@LOG
*POWER@FAILURE/DEW
*TERMINAL@SET@@@@SET1
*RS-485@SET
@@STATUS@INFO.@@@Y
@@ALARM@INFO.@@@@Y
Setting the Address and Data Transfer
Speed
4 Turn the JOG dial until the “STATUS INFO.” setting
œ Make this setting without a cassette tape inserted.
is highlighted, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
1 Press the COUNTER RESET button for 3 seconds
5 Turn the JOG dial to set the “STATUS INFO.”
or more.
setting, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
ø “485” or “232” appears on the digital display.
Y. . . . . . . . . . The VCR status information is
output at the RS-485 connector.
2 Turn the JOG dial to select the interface being used,
RS-232C or RS-485.
N . . . . . . . . . The status information is not
output at the RS-485 connector.
ø “232” or “485” appears on the digital display.
œ When setting “232”, carry out step 3 and then
step 6.
6 Turn the JOG dial until the “ALARM INFO.” setting is
3 Turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
4 Turn the JOG dial to set the VCR address (from 000
7 Turn the JOG dial to set the “ALARM INFO.” setting,
highlighted, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
Y. . . . . . . . . . The VCR alarm information (alarm
recording start and stop) and
video loss information are output
at the RS-485 connector.
to 127).
ø The address set appears on the digital display.
5 Turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
6 Turn the JOG dial to set the data transfer speed
N . . . . . . . . . The VCR alarm information (alarm
recording start and stop) and
video loss information are not
output at the RS-485 connector.
(19200, 2400, 4800, 9600).
ø The data transfer speed set appears on the
digital display.
8 Press the MENU EXIT button.
9 Set the TERMINATE switch on the back panel to the
7 When finished, press the COUNTER RESET button.
NOTE:
“ON” or “OFF” position
œ When the MENU RESET button is pressed, the
setting appearing on the digital display is reset to the
default setting.
OFF side . . . Not terminated
ON side . . . . Terminated
NOTE:
œ When a warning state (non-recording, mechanical
problem or clog detection) occurs, the warning state is
output from the RS-485 connector. However,
non-recording warning states are not output if “NON
REC” is set to “N” in the (WARNING OUT/CONTROL
SET) menu. In addition, the clog detection warning
state is not output if “CLOG DETECT.” is set to “N” in
the (GENERAL SET) menu.
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CHECKING POWER FAILURE, FAILURE DUE TO
CONDENSATION AND USAGE DURATION
1 Press the STANDBY/ON button.
2 Press the MENU button to display the MAIN MENU.
3 Turn the JOG dial to select the “9.OTHERS” line,
NOTE:
œ If the MENU RESET button is pressed while the
“POWER FAILURE” and “DEW” data is displayed, the
data is erased. The “USED TIME” data cannot be reset.
“P” will be erased from the digital display.
then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
ø The (OTHERS) menu appears.
<OTHERS>
*ALARM@LOG
*POWER@FAILURE/DEW
*TERMINAL@SET@@@@SET1
4 Turn the JOG dial to select the “POWER
FAILURE/DEW” line, then turn the SHUTTLE ring
clockwise.
ø The (POWER FAILURE/DEW/USED TIME)
menu appears.
Example
<POWER@FAILURE>
001@FAILURE@@25-12@07:15
@@@@RECOVERY@25-12@07:30
<DEW>
001@FAILURE@@25-12@11:00
@@@@RECOVERY@25-12@12:00
<USED@TIME>
@@VIDEO@@@@@@@@@00003H
@@POWER@@@@@@@@@00007H
POWER FAILURE . . . . The number of power
failures, and the date and
time of the most recent
power failure and
recovery are displayed.
DEW. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The number of failures
due to condensation, and
the date and time of the
most recent failure and
recovery are displayed.
USED TIME . . . . . . . . . The video heads usage
duration and the power on
duration are displayed.
5 Press the MENU EXIT button.
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OUTPUT TERMINALS
TAPE END OUT Terminal
COM Terminal
œ During recording, when the end of the tape is reached
or when the tape counter reading indicates 8 hours,
the output becomes 0V (Low). During autorepeat
recording, the output becomes 0 V (Low) for about 2
seconds only.
œ Common GND (ground) terminal when connecting
other terminals to external devices.
TIMER OUT Terminal
œ During timer recording, the output becomes 0 V.
œ To reset the output, press the STOP or EJECT button.
œ During timer recording stand-by mode, the output is 5
V (High).
TAPE END OUT Terminal Output Setting
1 Press the STANDBY/ON button.
2 Press the MENU button to display the MAIN MENU.
3 Turn the JOG dial to select the “5.ALARM/SERIES
Timer recording
5V (H)
(Output impedance: 5.7 kΩ)
0V (L)
REC SET” line, then turn the SHUTTLE ring
clockwise.
ø The (ALARM/SERIES REC SET) menu
appears.
<ALARM/SERIES@REC@SET>
*ALARM@SET
@@MODE@@@@@@@@@@@Y1
@@SPEED@@@@@@@@@@8H
@@DURATION@@@@@@@20S
*1@SHOT@SET
@@FIELD@@@@@@@@@@1
@@INTERVAL@@@@@@@1M
*SERIES@REC@@@@@@N
*TAPE@END@OUT@@@@8:00
4 Turn the JOG dial until the “TAPE END OUT” setting
is highlighted, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
5 Turn the JOG dial to select the desired mode, then
turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
8:00 (6:00) . . The output becomes 0 V (Low)
when the tape counter reaches
“8H 00M 00S (or 6H 00M 00S)”
and/or when the tape reaches the
end.
END . . . . . . . The output becomes 0 V (Low)
when the tape reaches the end.
NOTES:
œ If the “TAPE” in the (GENERAL SET) menu is set
to “E-180”, “6:00” will be indicated instead of
“8:00”.
œ If the “SERIES REC” is set to “Y” in the
(ALARM/SERIES REC SET) menu, the output
becomes 0 V (Low) for about 2 seconds when the
counter reaches “8H 00M 00S”, even if the “TAPE
END OUT” is set to “END”.
œ If the “SERIES REC” is set to “Y” in the
(ALARM/SERIES REC SET) menu, the output
becomes 0 V (Low) until 5 minutes have passed
after the tape reaches the end.
6 Press the MENU EXIT button.
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OUTPUT TERMINALS
9 Turn the JOG dial to set the “8H MODE (or 6H
SW OUT Terminal
MODE)” setting, then turn the SHUTTLE ring
clockwise.
When recording, a pulse signal is output at the SW OUT
terminal.
œ If the “TAPE” in the (GENERAL SET) menu is set
to “E-180”, “6H” will be indicated instead of “8H”.
This terminal is usually connected to the switch input
(SW IN) of devices like a camera switcher unit, or a quad
compressor.
Y. . . . . . . . . . When recording in 8-hour (or
6-hour) mode, a pulse signal is
output.
FIELD: 20 msec.
FRAME: 5 msec.
N. . . . . . . . . . When recording in 8-hour (6-hour)
mode, a pulse signal is not output.
5V (H)
(Output impedance: 5.7 kΩ)
0V (L)
F Press the MENU EXIT button.
SW OUT Terminal Output Setting
1 Press the STANDBY/ON button.
2 Press the MENU button to display the MAIN MENU.
3 Turn the JOG dial to select the “2.DISPLAY/SW
OUT SET” line, then turn the SHUTTLE ring
clockwise.
ø The (DISPLAY/SW OUT SET) menu appears.
<DISPLAY@SET>@@@@SET@UP
DATE@@@@@@@@@@@@@Y
TIME@@@@@@@@@@@@@Y
SPEED@@@@@@@@@@@@Y
ALARM@COUNT@@@@@@Y
<SW@OUT@SET>
TIMING@@@@@@@@@@@FIELD
FIELD@@@@@@@@@@@@1
8H@MODE@@@@@@@@@@Y
4 Turn the JOG dial until the “TIMING” setting is
highlighted, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
5 Turn the JOG dial to select the desired output timing,
then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
FIELD. . . . . . 1 pulse is output after each set
number of fields.
FRAME . . . . 1 pulse is output after each set
number of frames.
6 Turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
7 Turn the JOG dial to select the desired pulse signal
interval (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 10, 30 or 60), then turn the
SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
œ If “TIMING” is set to FRAME (see step 5),
“FRAME” will be indicated instead of “FIELD”.
8 Turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
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OUTPUT TERMINALS
VIDEO LOSS . . . . . The output becomes 0 V
and “V” appears on the
digital display when there is
no video signal
WARNING OUT Terminal
œ The WARNING OUT terminal output becomes 0 V
(Low) in accordance with the (WARNING
OUT/CONTROL SET) menu.
CLOG DETECT. . . . The output becomes 0 V
and “C” appears on the
digital display when the
heads are dirty and the
recording quality
deteriorates
WARNING OUT Terminal Output Setting
1 Press the STANDBY/ON button.
2 Press the MENU button to display the MAIN MENU.
3 Turn the JOG dial to select the “4. WARNING
8 Repeat steps 6 and 7 when setting other items.
9 When finished, press the MENU EXIT button.
OUT/CONTR. SET” line, then turn the SHUTTLE
ring clockwise.
ø The (WARNING OUT/CONTROL SET) menu
appears.
NOTES:
œ The “VIDEO LOSS” line does not appear if “VIDEO
LOSS” is set to “N” in the (GENERAL SET) menu.
<WARNING@OUT@SET>SET@UP
ALARM@@@@@@@@@@@@Y
NON@REC@@@@@@@@@@N
MECHA.PROBLEM@@@@Y
VIDEO@LOSS@@@@@@@Y
CLOG@DETECT.@@@@@Y
œ The “CLOG DETECT.” line does not appear if “CLOG
DETECT.” is set to “N” in the (GENERAL SET) menu.
<CONTROL@SET>
EJECT@MODE@@@@@@@EJECT1
OPERATION@@@@@@@@SLAVE
œ Displays on the digital display take precedence over
other displays.
4 Turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
5 Turn the JOG dial to select the desired mode, then
œ Canceling warning displays and output.
Press the STOP button once.
The warning display disappears from the digital
display.
Press the STOP button once more.
If “MECHA. PROBLEM” or “CLOG DETECT.”
warnings are being output, then output stops.
turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
SET UP . . . . Set each item
ALL Y . . . . . . To set all items to “Y”
ALL N . . . . . . To set all items to “N”
œ If using the “SET UP” setting, continue with steps
6 to 8.
œ If the “NON REC”, “VIDEO LOSS” or “ALARM”
warning is being output, the condition immediately
before the warning output is restored and the
output stops.
6 Turn the JOG dial until the item for warning output is
highlighted, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
œ If the system has shut down because of a
“MECHA. PROBLEM” warning, the output is
canceled when the ALL RESET button is pressed.
7 Turn the JOG dial to set “Y” (warning is given) or “N”
(warning is not given), then turn the SHUTTLE ring
clockwise.
ALARM. . . . . . . . . . . The output becomes 0 V
and “A” appears on the
digital display during alarm
recording
NON REC . . . . . . . . The output becomes 0 V
and “N” appears on the
digital display if the VCR
enters a mode other than
recording (i.e. recording
pause, stop mode, etc.)
during recording
MECHA. PROBLEM . . . The output becomes 0 V
and “M” appears on the
digital display when the
tape stops or other problem
with the internal mechanism
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OUTPUT TERMINALS
REMOTE Jack
Remote control setting
Remote control of the VCR is possible by connecting a
remote controller with a circuit such as indicated below,
to the REMOTE jack.
The remote control switch 7 (see illustration at left) can
be set to either eject the tape or access the menus.
1 Press the STANDBY/ON button.
2 Press the MENU button to display the MAIN MENU.
3 Turn the JOG dial to select the “3.GENERAL SET”
NOTES:
œ Use a 3.5 mm mini-jack type plug.
line, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
œ The connection should be done using a shielded
cable no more than 5 meters long.
ø The (GENERAL SET) menu appears.
œ The functions not available on the VCR will not
operate.
<GENERAL@SET>
TAPE@IN@MODE@@@@@STOP
TAPE@END@MODE@@@@REW
CLOCK@ADJUST@@@@@01:00
THREAD@CHECK@@@@@N
VIDEO@LOSS@@@@@@@N
CLOG@DETECT.@@@@@N
REMOTE@@@@@@@@@@@MENU
VIDEO@@@@@@@@@@@@COLOR
VERTICAL@SYNC@@@@Y
TAPE@@@@@@@@@@@@@E-240
œ You can use a VA-RMN01 Remote Control Unit (sold
separately) to control the VCR remotely. The
functions not available on the VCR will not operate.
Remote control circuit
4 Turn the JOG dial until the “REMOTE” setting is
highlighted, then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
R0 1.2K
5 Turn the JOG dial to select the desired switch mode,
SW0: EJECT
then turn the SHUTTLE ring clockwise.
R1 0.3K
R2 0.43K
R3 0.51K
R4 0.62K
R5 0.75K
R6 0.91K
R7 1.1K
R8 1.3K
MENU. . . . . . Switch operates as an MENU
button
SW1: STOP
EJECT . . . . . Switch operates as an EJECT
button
SW2: STILL/PAUSE
6 Press the MENU EXIT button.
SW3: REW
SW4: FF
SW5: PLAY
SW6: REC
SW7: MENU (or EJECT)
SW8: REV
R9 2.0K
SW9: REC/PLAY SPEED j
R10 2.4K
SW10: REC/PLAY SPEED l
R11 3.6K
SW11: SHIFT ]
R12 5.6K
SW12: SHIFT «
The resistance tolerance is
2% or less.
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MAINTENANCE
Daily Inspection
Periodic Inspection
The following daily inspections are recommended in
order to assure long-term and trouble-free operation of
the unit.
Periodic inspection and maintenance should be referred
to your dealer.
If there is noise in the playback picture, and it cannot be
corrected using the tracking control, it may indicated that
the video heads need cleaning.
The daily inspections are particularly important if using
autorepeat recording.
Soiling is unlikely, thanks to the automatic head cleaning
function, but due to factors such as the use of poor
quality tape and the usage environment the heads could
become dirty in a short time.
Inspection Procedure
1 Turn on the power to the VCR, camera, TV monitor
and other connected devices.
The video heads should be inspected every 1,000 hours
of use to determine if they need to be replaced.
2 Check that the image received on the TV monitor is
correct.
The video heads usage can be checked using the
(POWER FAILURE/DEW/USED TIME) menu.
3 Check that the on-screen display of the date and
time is correct.
4 To check the recording condition of the previous
Cabinet Cleaning
day, rewind the recorded tape a few seconds.
Clean the outside of the cabinet with a clean, soft cloth,
moistened with lukewarm water and wrung dry.
5 Press the PLAY button and check that the playback
image is correct.
6 Check that the recorded date and time are correct.
DO NOT USE SOLVENTS OR OTHER TYPES OF
CLEANERS. THESE CHEMICALS CAN CRACK OR
DISCOLOR THE CABINET.
NOTES:
œ If the security lock is engaged, it has to be released
before proceeding to the inspection.
About the Backup Battery
œ If any problem is discovered during the inspection,
turn off the VCR, unplug the power cord then consult
your dealer.
The date and time settings are maintained for up to 30
days by a rechargeable lithium battery that is fully
charged after the VCR has been connected to a power
source for 48 hours or more.
Depending on the battery usage it may become
necessary to change it. For replacement and disposal of
the old battery, please contact your dealer.
After the battery has been replaced, press the ALL
RESET button, then enter all the time, date, etc. settings
as required.
Automatic Head Cleaning Function
œ Whenever a video cassette is loaded or ejected, the
video heads are automatically cleaned.
œ During autorepeat recording, the video heads are
automatically cleaned when the tape reaches the end.
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MAINTENANCE
Maintaining and Checking The Mechanism
To maintain the VCR functions and features working properly, and to avoid damages or dirt on the tape, it is
recommended to follow the maintenance points and periodicity indicated below.
For detailed information, please contact your dealer.
Maintenance Table
PARTS
Tape Path System ASSY, BRAKE BAND
ASSY, LEVER BT (tape guide)
FULL ERASE HEAD
ASSY, ROLLER CLEANER
ASSY, GUIDE ROLLER
ASSY, MOUNTING INCLNE S
ASSY, MOUNTING INCLNE T
ACE HEAD
ASSY, LEVER PINCH ROLLER
MOUNTING, LIFT PINCH
CAM, LIFT PINCH
GEAR, CAM PINCH
EARTH CHIP CYLINDER
COMPL, CYLINDER
ASSY, CYLINDER UPPER
Reel Drive System ASSY, REEL SUPPLY
ASSY, REEL TAKEUP
GEAR, REEL S
GEAR, REEL T
PULLEY, REEL
SPECIAL, WASHER 2.4 X 6 X 0.25
COMPL, MOUNTING CLUTCH
BELT, REEL
MOTOR, CAPSTAN
ASSY, GEAR FRICTION
Brake
ASSY, BRAKE S
ASSY, BRAKE T
ASSY, BRAKE CAPSTAN
ASSY, BRAKE SOFT T
Loading Drive
ASSY, LOADING MOTOR
System
DAMPER
COMPL, GEAR WORM
CAM, MAIN
SPECIAL WASHER 3.6 X 0.5
GEAR, WHEEL 1
GEAR, WHEEL 2
GEAR RELAY PINCH OPT
SLIDE, CRECENT
GEAR, LOAD S
GEAR, RACK FRONT
GEAR, RACK START
GEAR, PINON
Performance
BACK TENSION TORQUE
Check
FWD, REW TORQUE
PLAY TORQUE
REV TORQUE
F : Cleaning
2000H
E
F
F
E
F
F
F
F
F
4000H
k
F
F
k
F
F
F
F
k
6000H
E
F
F
E
F
F
F
F
F
F
F(k)
Fv
Fv
v
v
v
F(k)
F(k)
Fv
Fv
v
v
v
E
k
k
E(k)
vk
E
E
E
E
E
F
F(k)
Fv
Fv
v
v
v
v
E
F
v
E
E
E
v
E(k)
v
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E : Confirmation
8000H
k
F
k
k
F
k
k
k
k
k
k
k
k
F(k)
F(k)
Fv
Fv
v
v
v
E
k
k
k
vk
E
E
E
k
k
k
k
k
k
k
k
k
k
k
k
k
k
E
E
E
E
v : Lubrication
k : Change
NOTES
PB BACK TENSION TORQUE 25~50g⋅cm
FWD, REW TORQUE ≥ 600g⋅cm
PLAY 55 ~ 110g⋅cm
REV 100 ~ 210g⋅cm
NOTES:
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This table shows the maintenance for up to 8000 hours. After this, repeat from the start or the table.
For places with symbols such as E (k) and F (k), carry out checking and cleaning, and replace if necessary.
This periodic maintenance check table changes considerably according to the using conditions and environment.
Refer to the (POWER FAILURE/DEW/USED TIME) menu for the length of time the unit has been used.
As the life of parts may be shortened if foreign particles and dusts remain accumulated on the tape guides and rotating and contacting portions,
clean if dirty.
œ Dusts and other foreign particles on the tape guides may also shorten the tape life and lower picture quality, therefore clean thoroughly.
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TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE
If the unit does not operate normally when you follow the instructions indicated in the manual, please refer to the table
below.
SYMPTOM
No power
No image displayed on
the TV monitor
The buttons do not
respond
Recording is not
possible (the tape is
ejected)
Recording is not
possible (Tape rewinds)
Autorepeat recording is
not possible
POSSIBLE CAUSE
The power cord is not connected
The connections are not correct
The power to the camera and/or TV
monitor is not turned on
A cassette tape is not loaded
All functions are suspended due to
condensation
Alarm recording
Unit in menu mode
The security lock is engaged
The loaded cassette has no
erasure-prevention tab
CORRECTIVE ACTION
Connect the power cord
Check that all connections are correct
Turn all connected devices power on
Load a cassette and turn the power on
Wait for the “À” indicator to go off
“Y” is selected for the tape management
“AL” appears on the digital display
Timer recording is not
possible
The date and time are not set correctly
The unit is not set to timer recording
stand-by mode
“N” is selected for the timer recordings
Alarm recording is not
possible
“OFF” appears on the digital display
Noise in the playback
picture
The date and time are
not recorded
“m” flashes.
The cassette tape
cannot be ejected
The cassette is ejected
a few seconds after it
has been inserted
The video heads need cleaning
Display mode not set.
The heads are dirty (see page 21).
Problem with the system
The tape is not threaded correctly
Wait for the alarm recording to end
Press the MENU EXIT button.
Cancel the security lock
Load a cassette tape with an
erasure-prevention tab or cover the tab
hole with adhesive tape
Normally. Refer to “TAPE MANAGEMENT”
on page 16.
Display (ALARM LOG) menu, then press
the MENU RESET button to turn off the
“AL” indicator
Set the date and time correctly
Press the TIMER button to display “n” on
the digital display
Be sure to select “Y” for the programmed
timer recordings
Press the EJECT, STOP or PLAY button
or turn the SHUTTLE ring to turn the
indicator off
Clean the video heads
Press the ON SCREEN button to display
and record the date and time.
Clean the heads.
Unplug the power cord then plug it back in
Try inserting the cassette one more time or
using a new cassette. If it is ejected again,
please consult your dealer.
After a Power Failure
System Down
If the recording speed is reset to 8-hour mode after a
power failure, it is due to insufficient backup battery
charge. This is not a malfunction.
If the unit does not function at all, try the following.
1 Unplug the power cord then plug it back in.
2 Reset the memory. (Press the ALL RESET button.
Under normal conditions, do not touch the ALL
RESET button.)
The time and date will be reset, and the quick
method security lock will be canceled.
3 If the problem is not corrected after performing steps
1 and 2 a few times, consult your dealer.
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SPECIFICATIONS
General Specifications
Video head system
Dual-azimuth 4-head rotating helical scanning system:
Dual azimuth 2-head for record and standard playback
Dual azimuth 4-head for forward picture search, reverse picture search
and still mode
Audio recording
In 8-, 24- and 40-hour modes (when using E-240 tape)
In 6-, 18- and 30-hour modes (when using E-180 tape)
Tape speed
11.70 mm /sec (8-hour mode)
Specified video cassette tape
VHS 1/2 inch video cassette tape
Recording/playback time (SRT-8960P only) 8, 24, 40, 64, 96, 128, 160, 224, 320, 480, 640, 960 and 1280 hours
(when using E-240 tape)
6, 18, 30, 48, 72, 96, 120, 168, 240, 360, 480, 720 and 960 hours (when
using E-180 tape)
Recording/playback time (SRT-8040P only) 8, 24 and 40 hours (when using E-240 tape)
6, 18 and 30 hours (when using E-180 tape)
Fast forward/rewind time
approximately 2 minutes 35 seconds (when using E-240 tape)
approximately 2 minutes (when using E-180 tape)
Television system
PAL colour TV system
Video
Recording method
Video input
Video output
Horizontal resolution
Luminance signal: FM recording
Chrominance signal: Down-converted direct recording
1 V(p-p), BNC, 75 Ω, unbalanced
1 V(p-p), BNC, 75 Ω, unbalanced
Black & white mode
350 line or more
Colour mode
250 line or more
Audio
Input
Output
Microphone input
– 8 dBs, RCA pin jack, 27 kΩ, unbalanced
– 8 dBs, RCA pin jack, 600 Ω, unbalanced
– 60 dBs, 3.5 mm mini jack, 10 kΩ, unbalanced
Connectors
Alarm (1 shot) input
Control input
Series input
Ext timer (alarm reset) input
Common
Warning output
Control output
Tape end output
Timer output
Switch output
DC 12-24V “+” input (SRT-8960P only)
DC 12-24V “–” input (SRT-8960P only)
Remote control input
No voltage, make-contact switch input (Low input 100ms or more,
Normally 5 V)
Key code (pulse signal) (Normally 5 V)
No voltage, make-contact switch input (Low input 1s or more, Normally 5
V)
No voltage, make-contact switch input (Low input 100ms or more,
Normally 5 V)
0 V (GND)
Open collector Max. 500 mA (Active Low 0 V, Normally open)
Key code (pulse signal) (Normally 5 V)
Open collector Max. 50 mA (Active Low 0 V, Normally open)
DC 5 V, 5.7kΩ, (Low output)
Pulse signal (Normally 5 V)
DC 12 to 24V
DC 0 V
3.5 mm mini jack
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SPECIFICATIONS
Other Specifications
Operating temperature range
Operating humidity range
Power requirements (SRT-8960P only)
Power requirements (SRT-8040P only)
Power consumption
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Weight (SRT-8960P only)
Weight (SRT-8040P only)
5° C to 40° C (41° F to 104° F)
80% or less
220-240V AC, 50Hz (or DC power: 12 to 24V DC)
220-240V AC, 50Hz
18 W
420 mm x 99.5 mm x 306 mm
approximately 4.2 kg
approximately 4.0 kg
Connectors (When the “TERMINAL SET” is set to “SET2”)
NOTES:
œ The terminal names and signals are different from the usual setting.
œ Names in brackets apply to terminals on the rear panel.
Clock set input (CONTROL IN)
Clock set output (CONTROL OUT)
Eject input (SERIES IN)
Eject output (TIMER OUT)
No voltage, make-contact switch input (Low input 100ms or more,
Normally 5 V)
DC 5 V, 5.7kΩ, (Low output)
No voltage, make-contact switch input (Low input 100ms or more,
Normally 5 V)
DC 5 V, 5.7kΩ, (Low output)
NOTE: The specifications and external appearance of this unit are subject to change without notice.
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