Panasonic PV-V4521 VHS VCR

Panasonic PV-V4521 VHS VCR
 Panasonic
Video Cassette Recorder
Omnivision VHS) Operating Instructions
Models No. PV-V4021/PV-V4521
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Connections and Initial Setup Procedures are on
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Please read these instructions carefully before attempting to connect,
operate or adjust this product. Please save this manual.
Spanish Quick Use Guide is included. {Guia para rapida consulta en
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Important Safeguards and Precautions
[FOR YOUR SAFETY, READ AND RETAIN
ALL SAFETY AND OPERATING IN-
STRUCTIONS. HEED ALL WARNINGS IN
THE MANUAL AND ON THE UNIT
INSTALLATION |
1 POWERSOURCE CAUTION
Operate only from a power source indicated on
the unit or in this manual. If necessary, have
our Electric Utility Service Company or Video
roducts Dealer verify the power source in your
home.
2 POLARIZED QRGROUNDING PLUG
As a safety feature, this Video product comes
with either a polarized power cord plug (one
blade is wider than the other), or a three-wire
grounding type plug.
AUTION:
This plug will only fit into an outlet one way. If you
cannot Tully insert the plug, try reversing it. If it
still will not fit, have an electrician install the
proper wall outlet. Do not defeat the safety
eature by tampering with the plug.
GROUNDING PLUG CAUTION:
This plug will only fit into a three-hole groundin
outlet. [f necessary, have an electrician install the
proper outlet. Do not defeat the safety feature by
tampering with the plug.
3 POWERCORD
Make sure power cords are routed so that thay
are not likely to have anything rest on them, roll
over them, or be in the way of walking traffic. If
an extension cord is used, make sure it also
has either a polarized or grounded plug and that
the cords can be securely connected. Frayed
cords, damaged plugs, and damaged or cracked
wire insulation are hazardous and should be
replaced by a qualified service technician.
Overloaded outlets and extension cords are fire
hazards and should be avoided.
4 DO NOT BLOCK VENTILATION HÔLES
Ventilation openings in the cabinet release heat
generated during operation. If they are blocked,
eat build-up inside the unit can cause failures
that may result in à fire hazard or heat damage
to cassettes. For protection, follow these rules:
a. Never cover ventilation slots or the unit
while in use, or operate the unit when placed
on a bed, sofa, rug, or other soft surface.
b. Avoid built-in installation, such as a book case
or rack, unless proper ventilation is provided.
5 AVOIDEXTREMELY HOT LOCATIONS OR
SUDDEN TEMPERATURE CHANGES
Do not place the unit over or near any kind of
heater or requlator, in direct sunlight, inside a
closed vehicle, etc.. Do not move the unit
suddenly between areas of extreme temperature
variation. If the unit is suddenly moved from a
cold place to a warm place, moisture may
condense in the unit and on the tape.
6 TOAVOIDPERSONALINJURY
Do not place unsecured equipment on a
sloping surface.
Do not place this unit on any support
that is not firm, level, and adequately
strong. The unit could fall causing
serious injury to a child or adult
and damage to the unit.
An appliance and cart combination
should be moved with care.
Quick stops, excessive force, and
uneven surfaces may cause the -
lance and cart combination to overtum.
Carefully follow all operating instructions and
usa the manufacturer's recommended
accessories when operating this unit or
connecting it to any other equipment.
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OUTDOOR ANTENNAINSTALLATION
1 SAFEANTENNAANDCABLE CONNECTION
It an outside antenna or cable system is connected to the
equipment, be sure the antenna or cable system is grounded so as
to provide some protection against built up static charges
and voltage surges. Section
810 of the National Electrical
Code, ANSINFPA 70 (in Canada,
part 1 of the Canadian Electrical
Code) provides information rae trem
with respect to proper grounding ET навел
of the mast and supporting i camry
structure, grounding of the lead-in wire E
to an antenna discharge unit, size of grounding conductors,
location of antenna discharge unit, connection to grounding ;
electrodes and requirements for the grounding electrode. :
KEEP ANTENNACLEAROFHIGHYOLTAGE POWERLINESOR CIRCUITS
An outside antenna system should be located well away from
power lines, electric light or power circuits and where it will never
come into contact with these power sources if it should happen to
fall. When installing an outside antenna, extreme care should be
taken to avoid touching power lines, circuits or other power
sources as this could be fatal. Because of the hazards involved,
antenna installation should be left to a professional.
USING THE VIDEO UNIT |
If the unit has been in storage or moved to a new location,
coter first to the INSTALLATION section of these safeguards.
KEEP THIS VIDEO UNIT AWAY FROM WATER OR
MOISTURE OF ANY KIND.
iF EQUIPMENTIS EXPOSED TO RÁIN, MOISTURE, OR
STRONG IMPACT, unplug the unit and have it inspected by
a qualified service technician before use.
DURING AN ELECTRICAL STORM
During a lightning storm, whether indoors or outdoors, or
before leaving the unit unused for extended periods of time,
disconnect all equipment from the power source as well as
the antenna and cable system.
WHEN THE UNIT IS PLUGGED IN
+ Never expose the unit to rain or water. DO NOT OPERATE
if liquid has been spilled into the unit. Immadiately unplug
the unit, and have it inspected by a service technician.
Fire and shock hazards can result from electrical shorts
caused by liquid contact inside.
» Never drop or push any object through openings in the unit.
Some intemal parts carry hazardous voltages and contact
can cause electric shock or fire hazard.
» Avoid placing the unit directly above or below your TV set
as this may cause electrical interference. Keep all magnets
away from electronic equipment.
USING ACCESSORIES
Use only accessories recommended by the manufacturer to
avoid risk of fire, shock, or other hazards.
CLEANING THE UNIT
Unplug the unit. Then, use a dean, dns. charmicaly untreated cloth
to gently remove dust or debris. DO NOT USE cleaning fluids,
aerosols, or forced air that could over-spray, or seep into the unit
and cause electrical shock. Any substance such as wax,
tape, etc. may mar the cabinet surface. Exposure to greasy, humid,
or dusty areas may adversely affect intemal parts.
SERVICE
DO NOT SERVICE THIS PRODUCT YOURSELF
if, after carefully following the detailed operating instruc-
tions, this Video product does not operate properly, do not
attempt to open or remove covers, or make any adjust-
ments not described in the manual, Unplug the unit and
contact a qualified service technician.
IF REPLACEMENT PARTS ARE REQUIRED
Make sure the service technigan uses only parts specified by
the manufacturer, or those having the same safety charactens-
tics as the original parts. The use of unauthorized substitutes
may result in dire, electric shock, or other hazards.
HAVE THESERVICETECHNICIAN PERFORMASAFETY CHECK
After any service or repairs to the unit, request the service
technician to conduct a through safety check as described
in the manufacture’s service literature to insure that the
video unit is in safe operating condition.
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Safety Precautions
Warning: To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose this equipment
to rain or moisture.
CAUTION: To prevent electric shock, match wide blade of plug to wide
slot, fully insert.
Avertissement: Afin de prévenir tout risque d’incendie ou de chocs
électriques, ne pas exposer cet appareil à la pluie ou a une
humidité excessive.
Attention: Pour éviter les chocs électriques, introduire la lame la plus
large de la fiche dans la borne correspondante de la prise et
pousser jusqu’au fond.
A RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK /N
DO NOT OPEN
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK,
DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK)
NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE
REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL
This symbol warns the user that uninsulated
voltage within the unit may have sufficient
magnitude to cause electric shock. Therefore,
it is dangerous to make any kind of contact
with any inside part of this unit.
This symbol alerts the user that important
literature concerning the operation and
maintenance of this unit has been included.
Therefore, it should be read carefully in order
to avoid any problems.
Note to CABLE system installer:
This reminder is provided to call the CABLE system installer's attention to
Article 820-40 of the NEC in USA (and to the Canadian Electrical Code in
Canada) that provides guidelines for proper grounding and, in particular,
specifies that the cable ground shall be connected to the grounding system
of the building, as close to the point of cable entry as practical.
FCC Warning: Any unauthorized changes or modifications to this
equipment would void the user's authority to operate.
Prevent Accidental Tape Erasure
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enjoyment. Please fill in the information below. prevent recording.
The serial number is on the tag located on the
back of your VCR,
* Date of Purchase
» Dealer Purchased From
* Dealer Address
* Dealer Phone No.
* Model No.
* Seria) No. Record Tab
Accessories SN
Screw driver
Congratuiations
on your purchase of one of the most
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LSSQ0264 (PV-V4521) 6
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Cable
VJAS0196 Cover the hole
with cellophane tape.
Model PV-V4521
remote shown. Record/Playback Time
To order accessories, call toll free
1-800-332-5368. Only use tapes with the mark in this unit.
Loading the Batteries
Tape Speed Type of Video Cassette
1) Press latch in Setting T60 T120 T160
and open cover.
2 Hours
SP 1 Hour | 2 Hours .
(Standard Play) 40 Minutes
LP 5 Hours
2) Insert batteries (Long Play) | 2 Hours | 4 Hours [20 Minutes
as marked.
SLP
(SuperLongPlay)| ? Hours | 6 Hours | 8 Hours
(I Battery replacement caution
* Do not mix old and new batteries.
* Do not mix alkaline with manganese
batteries.
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Important Safeguards and Precautions .....................—... 2,3
Accessories ......................eieiiecernaDe Dee ere 4 Ш
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Prevent Accidental Tape Erasure 4 -
Record/Playback Time ...........................00eieeeie eee 4 E”
Location of Controls ...........................eereee sea 67 E LA
Connections and Initial Setup... e... 8,9 5 5
Reset Language, Channels, Clock, VCR’s Output Channel .... 10,11 o
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Special VCR Features .........................2....00..e 0 =
Copying Your Tapes (Dubbing) .....................-.e.....eeenee.
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On-Screen Displays (OSD) .........................-. cc, 3 ny
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Service Center List .............................eevermcreriererrencccarr ee 3 x
Warranty O a = =
Spanish (Español) Quick Use Guide... 5
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VCR mode 7 ÉS TV mode
POWER ©) эс e DISPLAY
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VCR/TV 30666 NUMBER KEYS
INPUT © © | ADD/DELETE
SPEED ) | PLAY
EJECT SELECT UP
CM/ZERO SEARCH/ ENTER
REWIND/SEARCH FAST FORWARD/SEARCH
SET SET
"ACTION PROGRAM
RECORD STOP
SELECT DOWN
SAP/ Hi-Fi \ —— PAUSE/SLOW
RESET COUNTER
TAPE POSITION \
CHANNEL UP/ DOWN
TRACKING/ V-LOCK
VOLUME UP/DOWN
EJECT button: Press to eject tape from VCR. If EJECT is pressed during record,
VCR will not respond.
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VCR/TV selector
Cassette Compartment
PLAY
POWER
FAST
FORWARD/
SEARCH
Video
Input REWIND/
Connector SEARCH
Audio Input
Connector CHANNEL UP/ DOWN Remote STOP/EJECT RECORD
(L/R) TRACKING/ V-LOCK
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Sensor
Multi Function Display
Timer Indicator
Lights when the VCR is set for a Timer
Recording, or when One Touch Recording
Power Indicator —1 (OTR) is used. Flashes when a Timer
Lights when power Recording is set, but a tape has not been
inserted into the VCR and when a power
interruption occurs puro Timer Programming.
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VCR/TV selector is
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Clock/ Status/ Channel/ Speed Display
Displays the current time. Briefly displays a
status when a function button is pressed. Briefly Ei Indi ;
displays the channel number, or “L1” or “L2” when e or (For Model
a channel or line input is selected. Briefly displays ve on y. о
the recording speed when SPEED is pressed. Lights when Hi-Fi audio is
monitored in Playback
| Mode.
Rear View of the VCR
AC Power Plug
While plugged into an AC Audio Input Connector
outlet, the VCR consumes (L/R)
3.3 W of electrical power in
off condition.
Video Input Connector InputTer Antenna
AUDIO rmgu ant
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Зе 8-1 VHF/UHF Antenna
oo Output Terminal
Rear View of Yideo Output — Audio Qutput
Model PV-V4521 onnector Connector (L/R)
VCR only.
Audio Input Audio Output
Connector Connector
Rear View of Model
PV-V4021 VCR only.
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How to Connect
Initial Setup for ANT./Cable - VCR - TV
@® Connect the Cable from т уся IN FROM ANT.
Antenna/Cable to the IN D
FROM ANT. terminal on VCR. IN from
@ Connect the OUT TO TV e
terminal on the rear of VCR q OUT TO TV
to the ANT. IN terminal on NEF ©
TV using the RF Cable VHF/UHF
(included accessory).
Initial Setup for DSS/Cable Box-VCR-TV
M Connect the OUT Jack on
your cable box to the IN
FROM ANT. terminal on the > VCR IN FROM ANT. Gable Bon
VCR with an RF cable. SE
O) Connect the OUT TO TV ` IN from
1) ANT/CABLE
x OUT TO TV
terminal on the rear of VCR
to the ANT. IN terminal on ©
TV using the RF Cable VHAIOHE
(included accessory).
How to do Initial Setup
1 Press VCR* for VCR mode. Turn 3 Press CHA to select English.
the TV on and set it to channel 3. or
Press CHY to select Spanish.
Turn VCR on. or
When VCR is turned on the first eos VORITY xey 0 select French.
: en one of above keys is pressed,
time, SELECT LANGUAGE screen CHANNEL/CLOCK AUTO SET screen
appears. appears.
SELECT LANGUAGE
PRESS CH à: ENGLISH
CPRIMIA CH ¥ ; ESPANOL
APP. VCA/TY : FRANÇAIS
CHANNEL / CLOCK AUTO SET
CONNECT ANTENNA CABLE
AND IF YOU USE A CABLE
BOX, TUNE IT TO YOUR
LOCAL PBS CH THEN...
PLEASE PRESS CH UP _KEY
If you use a cable box, turn it on and set it to
the Public Broadcasting Station (PBS)
TO CHANGE YOR S OUTPUT
CH, PRESS ACTION KEY.
* |f screen does not appear, check
connection between VCR and TV
and, if TV is tuned to channel 3, try
switching it to channel 4. channel in your time zone. If you use DSS
* When you want to change the output receiver, it must be turned off.
channel of VCR, please refer to VCR's WARNING
Output Channel on page 11.
e If wrong language is set, do “Reset All
VCR Memory Functions” steps on
page 9.
When using “Nut type” RF coaxial cables,
tighten with fingers only. Overtightening
may damage terminals.
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mportant: If a remote control button does not work when pressed, press
the VCR button on the remote and try the button again.
Auto Set operation. Settings are
performed automatically. If the setup is
completed, the following screen is -
displayed.
POWER
VCR
VCR/TV
1 Press CHA Key to start Channel/Clock
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5/13/2001 SUN 2:20PN
DST :ON
SETTING : CH 10
AUTO CLOCK SET
COMPLETED
SELECT/
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If “Auto Clock Set is Incomplete”
screen appears, set the clock using
MANUAL CLOCK SET procedure shown
below.
— CHA/w
AUTO CLOCK SET IS
INCOMPLETE
PLEASE SET CLOCK BY
PRESSING ACTION KEY
Manual Clock Set | |
Model PV-V4521 remote shown.
If Auto Clock Set was incomplete, manually
set the clock as follows.
1 Press ACTION Key on the Remote to Reset AI VCR Memory Functions
display CLOCK Menu screen. Use when moving VCR to new
location, or if a mistake was made in
the Initial Setup section.
* Make sure a tape is not inserted in
the VCR.
SELECT MONTH
SELECT :a ¥ :
XIT ACTION UN
Press A Y to select the month and № 10 CES а
set. In the same manner, select and set =
the date, year, time, and DST (daylight
saving time). 1 Tum VCR
Power on.
[VOR | GLOCK | CHANNEL |
11/11/2001 SUN 12:00PM
DST: ON
2 Press and hold both
PLAY and CHANNEL
A on the VCR for
more than 5 seconds.
* The power shuts off.
SET COMPLETED
SET :d +
AAT ACT
3 Press ACTION Key twice to start CLOCK
and exit. 3 Do “Initial Setup” on page 8.
OFF
F ON
: ENGLISH
H 3
SELECT :4 Y <P
EXIT ¡ACTION
Press ACTION"
to display menu.
M Language
1) Press AY to select
language item.
REPEAT PLAY ¡OFF
REMOTE WARNING on
HUT - -
PTOS
Tee ЛА. т Mr ENGLISH
VCR'S OUTPUTCH 3
SELECT :4 Y БЕТ: >
EXIT ACTION
2) Press I> repeatedly.
EA Y -OFF
REMOTE WAR NING on
LTTE Eve
VCH 5 QUTPUT CH
SELECT:a ¥ SET:
EXIT ¡ACTION
For English
VCH
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VISO(CONT REMOTO) ACT
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ANAL DE SALIDA :3
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SALIR ACTION
For Spanish
AGNETO. | НОВО "CANAL
EPAISE LECTURE : MON
MESSAGE DO" ERREUR : OUI
OU PURE ALTO QUI
LANGUAGE/DIOMA : FRANCAIS
CA SORTIE : 3
SEL, 4 Y REGLER: +
QUITTER _ LAGTLON
For French
3) Press ACTION to exit.
For assistance, please call
H Channels
1) Press « > to select
CHANNEL.
FYCR NCLOCK [+CHANNEL
ANTENNA : CABLE
AUTO SET
WEAK SIGNAL DISPLAY: OFF
SELECT :4 Y 4
EXIT ACTION
2) Press AV to select
“ANTENNA,” then
press P to set your
antenna system
(TV or CABLE).
Mvca Férocke
MET Le
AUTO S
WEAK SIGNAL DISPLAY : OFF
SELECT :à T
EXIT ACTION
SET :+
3) Press AY to select
“AUTO SET," then
press >,
If you use a cable box,
set it to the PBS channel
in your time zone.
VCR | GLOCK | CHANNEL
CHANNEL / CLOCK AUTO SET
CONNECT ANTENNA CABLE
AND IF YOU USE A CABLE
BOX, TUNE IT TO YOUR
LOCAL PBS CH THEN...
PLEASE PRESS CH UP KEY
{This screen appears only
when auto clock is set.)
4) Press CH A.
+ After Channel Auto Set is
finished, Clock Auto Set
will be performed.
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HB Clock
1) Press 4 to select
CLOCK.
TIME ZONE ADJUST -
SELECT :4 Y 4 FF
IT ¡ACTION
2) Press AV to select
MANUAL and press ».
(For Auto Clock Set,
select “AUTO CLOCK
SET," then press CH A.)
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MANUAL
TIME ZONE ADJUST : 0
SELECT :a ¥
EXIT ACTION
(“TIME ZONE ADJUST
appears only when auto
clock is set.)
SET :+
LOCK | THANNEL
11/11/2001 SUN | МоЙ J
SELECT HOUR
SELECT: A т SET: a »
XIT - ACTION
3) Press AY and 4 to
select and set the date,
time, and DST (Daylight
Saving Time).
4) Press ACTION twice to
start the clock and exit
this mode.
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POWER
VCR
NUMBER
keys
*Important: If a remote control button does not
work when pressed, press the VCR
button on the remote and try the
button again.
Time Zone Adjust ll VCR’s Output
(Only when Auto Clock is set.) Channel
1) Press 4 P to select 1) Press AV to select
CLOCK. VCR'S OUTPUT CH.
[ VCH CL
AUTO CLOCK SET
MANUAL
TIME ZONE ADJUST
VCR CLOCK] CHANNEL]
REPEAT PLAY "OFF
REMOTE WARNING ON
AUTO SHUT-OFF ON
: 0 DIOMA/LANGUE : EN
VCR S OUTPUTCH :à
SELECT :à T
SELECT :4 Y 4 » SET
EXIT. ACTION
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TIME ZONE ADJUST
— - VCR CLOCK | CHANNEL Add or Delete d Channel
Ler CLON CHANNEL
AUTO CLOCK EF IF YOU PRESS ACTION To add channel:
MANUAL KEY, VCA'S OUTPUT CH ;
SWITCHES TO CH 4. Select channel with number
keys and press ADD/DLT.
| SELECT: Y БЕТ: < » | | | CHANNEL 08 ADDED |
and press Cor > to 3) Press ACTION.
subtract or add hour(s) To delete channel:
as necessary. VCR] _ CLOCK | CHANNEL Select channel with CH À / Y or
PLEASE TUNE YOUR TV TO number keys and press ADD/DLT.
3) Press ACTION.
4) Press POWER off to
| CHANNEL 08 oes |
perform AUTO \
CLOCK SET.
+ TIME ZONE ADJUST After 3 seconds DST (Daylight Saving Time)
returns to “0” if clock is = ===
set manually. EE. в VCR auto adjusts clock for DST.
REMOTE WARNING :ON (Page 9.)
AUTO SHUT-OFF "ON
CA a Spring (First Sunday in April)
DST:ON --> Sets clock aheadone hour,
EXIT A Tio Autumn (Last Sunday in October)
DST:ON --> Turns clock back one
* To Make Corrections, — |hour.
repeat step 1) ~ 3). = If your area does not observe
Daylight Saving Time, select
DST:OFF.
+ Keep these time changes in mind
when programming the VCR for
timer recordings.
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Playback a Tape
[A Ready Check List
[J All connections are made (pg. 8, 17).
[J TV and VCR are plugged in.
[J TV is on and tuned to CH3, 4, or VIDEO.
DC] Remote is in VCR mode. (Press VCR)
1 Insert a tape,
+ YCR power comeson.
“VCR” lights on Multi Function Display.
2 Press PLAY*
to play tape.
« If tape has no rec. tab (pg. 4), auto play begins.
EJECT PLAY
Special Features During Play
REW FF |
Forward/ Reverse scene search
--> Press FF or REW.
--> Press again or PLAY to release.
Still (Freeze) picture
--» Press PAUSE/SLOW.
--> Press PLAY to release.
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STOP
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EN Frame by Frame picture
Hn
PAUSE/
SLOW
--> Press PAUSE/SLOW in Still mode.
--> Press PLAY to release.
Slow Motion picture
--> Hold down PAUSE/SLOW in Still Mode.
--> Press PLAY to release.
a « These features work best in SP or SLP
mode.
Model PV-V4521 remote shown. » The sound will be muted.
* To reduce picture noise, see “Manual
Tracking Control” on page 25.
» After the VCR is in Still or Slow mode for 3
minutes, it will switch to Stop mode
automatically to protect the tape and the
video head.
и ) 3 Press STOP
Playback using VCR controls to stop tape.
1 Inserta cassette. ME Press REW or FF in Stop mode
to Rewind/ Fast Forward tape.
2 Press PLAY. Press EJECT on remote,
or STOP/EJECT on VCR to eject tape.
WV: Remove loose or peeling
labels from tapes
to prevent tape jam.
Multi Function Display
IN Press STOP/EJECT to stop
_ and/ or eject tape. |)
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ote control ution does not wor
when pressed, press the VCR button on
the remote and try the button again.
VCR/
SPEED
REC
Model PV-V4521 remote shown.
4 N
Record using VCR controls
Select 1 Insert À Press REC
Channel. a cassette. to start
N Recording.
№ 16
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VCR/ TV 5 Press STOP!
Multi Function EJECT to stop.
\_ Display
This video recorder, equipped with HQ
(High Quality) system, is compatible
with existing VHS equipment. Only use
tapes with the {IQ mark. Only tapes
tested and inspected for use in 2, 4, 6,
and 8 hour machines are
recommended.
[A Ready Check List
LJ All connections are made (pg. 8, 17).
LI TV and VCR are plugged in.
L] TV is on and tuned to CH3, 4, or VIDEO.
{] Remote is in VCR mode. (Press VCR)
Insert tape with rec. tab (pg. 4).
+ VCR power comes an.
“VCR” lights on Multi Function Display,
Press CH AY, or number keys
to select channel.
* For “LINE” input, see pg. 24.
* For channels over 100, press 100 key then
press the remaining 2 digits.
Press SPEED
to select record speed (pg. 4).
SP = Standard Play LP = Long Play
SLP = Super Long Play
* Speedappearson-screenand on Multi Function Display.
Press REC
to start record.
* To edit out unwanted scenes, press PAUSE;
SLOW to pause, and again to resume recording,
Press STOP
to stop record.
EN One Touch Recording (record in progress),
* VCR shuts off after preset record length.
--> each press of REC adds 30 min. to
record length up to 4 hours.
Record one station, watch another,
--> press VCR/TV (VCR” goes out on Multi
Function Display),
--> select channels at TV (recording
continues).
a * Watching one channel and
recording another is NOT
possible when using a Cable
Box or a Satellite Receiver.
NN Select channels at VCR,
* Other channels cannot be viewed during
recording.
-> press VCR/TV (*VCR” lights on Multi
Function Display),
--> select channels at VCR.
» After 5 min. in Pause mode, VCR stops to
protect tape and video head.
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* If you are using a Cable Box, VCR
Timer Programming
A:PLAY
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PROG
POWER
SELECT/
PAUSE/
SLOW
CHA
CHY
Channel(Step 3) must be set to
the Cable Box output channel
AND your Cable Box must be
manually set to the desired
channel. The Cable Box power
left on.
lf a power interruption occurs
while programming the timer, the
timer program(s) may be canceled.
If “TIMER PROGRAMS WERE LOST
DUE TO POWER INTERRUPTION"
appears on-screen, please reenter
the timer programs.
DO] Clock set correctly.
[J Tape has rec. tab (pg. 4).
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Press PROG*
to display PROGRAM.
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PROG
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to display Program
screen.
SELECT START DATE
SELECT :&4 Y SEN»
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END :
1) To set record DATE,
press AV to select:
1-31= one time, or
DAILY= MON- FRI, or
WEEKLY= same time
each week and
press P to set.
* See selection order
below left.
2) To set remaining
items, press AY to
select and press № to
set START/STOP
times, CH(channei) or
LINE input (pg.24),
and tape speed (SP,
LP, SLP).
Press PROG
to end program.
TIMER 1 PROG.
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To Enter More Programs,
press AY to select and
press P to set an unused
program number and
repeat step 3.
Or
Press PROG again
to exit.
Press POWER off
to set the timer.
(TIMER” lights on Multi Function Display.)
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; IT a remote control button does not work when pressed, press
the VCR button on the remote and try the button again.
Review, Replace or Clear Program Contents:
(Recording is not in progress)
1
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——— Important notes when using a DSS receiver
* When recording programs via a DSS receiver, the DSS
receiver must be left on.
* When recording programs via an antenna or cable, the DSS
receiver must be turned off.
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Multi-Brand Control Feature
Multi-Brand Control Setup
The Remote Control! can be set to control some TV functions.
POWER
VCR
1 Find your TV Brand Code Number shown below. Tv
Ш Setup for TV control,
-->hold down TV button,
-->enter code with number keys.
« if code number is100 or greater,
-->press 100 key, then other digits.
E.g., press 100 - O - 2 for 102.
NUMBER
keys
ENTER
Confirm code entry,
-->press POWER to turn selected unit on or off.
* See table below for controllable functions in each mode.
CD » Repeat setup after remote battery replacement.
* Remote will not control every TV made by the
manufacturer listed. If you get no response, your
particular unit cannot be controlled. There are NO
additional codes for the products listed. If your
product is not listed, then the remote is not
compatible with that product.
Using Multi-Brand Control
After remote is set up, you can select VCR or TV for the
desired function. Model PV-V4521 remote shown.
Press VCR or TV on the remote.
(Table below shows available unit buttons for each mode.)
Unit
Mods VCR TV
VCR All VOL UP/DOWN
VCR/TV, PLAY, STOP EJECT, SAP/ Hi-Fi (PV-V4521 POWER, INPUT, number
TV |only), DISPLAY, FF, REW, PAUSE/SLOW, REC, SPEED, | keys, ENTER, CH UP/
CM/ZERO, RESET COUNTER, TAPE POSITION DOWN, VOL UP/DOWN
» Not all functions listed may be controllable.
« In TV mode, it may be necessary to press ENTER after pressing number keys for channel
selection.
TV Brand Code Numbers
Panasonic ............—.———.—.. ОТ, 02 Sylvania 05 JVC 11
Quasar... enano 01, 02 Sham ooo, 06, 07 Hitachi een 12
RCA 03 Sony 08 Mitsubishi ..............—..... 07, 13
GE ......... 03 Toshiba 09 Samsung ...............— emir... 14
Zenith o.oo 04 Sanyo 10 Gold Star ,................ 15, 16, 17
Magavox ............—... mee. 05 Fisher
Important Notes
* Due to changes in infra-red commands used by manufacturers, some brands have several
codes. If your unit does not respond to the first code, please try the next one.
» Some TV brands require you to turn on the power manually.
Advanced Connections
Audio/Video connection
If your TV has AUDIO IN and VIDEO IN terminals, you can connect your VCR to
them to recive higher quality picture and sound.
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of your TV.
(2) Connect the “L” and “R” AUDIO OUT terminals on the VCR to the “L” and
“KR” AUDIO IN terminals of your TV. (PV-V4521 Rear)
Connect the AUDIO OUT terminal on the VCR to the AUDIO IN terminal
of your TV. (PV-V4021 Rear)
(3) Set the VIDEO/TV selector of your TV (Monitor/Receiver) to “VIDEO.”
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Broadcast/VHS Hi-Fi Stereo System
Connection For Model PV-V4521 only
Make the Audio/Video Connection as shown on page 17.
* You can use a TV connected to Stereo amp and speakers
instead of a Stereo TV.
Receivable Broadcast Types
The following are possible audio broadcast types and on-
screen displays. OE DISPLAY
The signal being received is indicated with an “4” mark while |! 5000
the selected audio mode is indicated with an arrow. 56000
To display the broadcast signal being received, 000
--> press DISPLAY. 00
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Multi-channel Television Sound Stereo STOP 12:00AM ABC lA
(main language) and Secondary Audio STEREO « 0:00:08 Q DE
Program (sub language) broadcasts USAR OOO
are being received simultaneously.
Select STEREO or SAP audio mode. 3)
SAP/
MTS Stereo broadcast Hi-Fi
Multi-channel Television Sound Stereo STOP 12:00AM ABC
broadcast. Select STEREO audio STEREO « 0:00:90
mode. SA
« if stereo broadcast is weak and
display flickers, select MONO audio
mode for possibly better results.
Equipped with dbx°-TV
SAP broadcast STOP 12:00AM ABC Noise Heduction for
Secondary Audio Program (sub RIL > SP true MTS reproduction.
language) broadcast. Select SAP MONO dbx"-TV Noise
audio mode for the sub language. Reduction is required
for good stereo
separation and audio
STOP 12:00AM ABC fidelity. dbx” is a
MONO broadcast geo 0008 | licensed by д?
Normal monaural sound broadcast. MONO 4 Technology Licensing.
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Audio Mode for Recording
Press SAP/ Hi-Fi
to display audio mode.
(Display disappears after 5 seconds.)
#STEREC
SAP 4
MONO
. Arrow indicates
selection,
Do a recording.
See page 13.
Audio Mode for Playback
1 Start playback.
See page 12.
Press SAP/ Hi-Fi
repeatediy to select
desired mode.
* Refer to “Receivable
Broadcast Types”
on page 18.
Press SAP/ Hi-Fi
to display audio mode.
(Display disappears after 5 seconds.)
Press SAP/ Hi-Fi
repeatedly to select
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“HIFI(LY or “HIFI(R)” to
listen to stereo
recordings in stereo
sound, Select
“NORMAL” for
monaural sound.
* Arrow indicates
selection.
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Standard stereo tapes will playback in monaural sound.
* To listen to Hi-Fi stereo playback, the VCR AUDIO (L/R) jacks must be connected
to a stereo TV or an external stereo amp and speakers. (See page 18.)
* If tracking is adjusted during playback, Hi-Fi audio may revert to normal audio.
* Hi-Fi and normal audio playback volume level may differ.
19
Search System
For each recording, an invisible index mark is placed
on the tape. A program index and information are also
included for timer recordings. These marks are used to
access or scan recordings.
Index Search
Press SEARCH*
to display SEARCH
in Stop or Play
mode. :
ENTER INDEX NUMBER :1
USING 1-8 KEYS
FORWARD SEARCH FF
REVERSE SEARCH -REW
NEXT SEARCH
EXIT__ STOP
Program End Search
Locates end point of recording for
continuity.
Press SEARCH twice
to display SEARCH in Stop or
INDEX SEARCH 3 Press number keys
to select recording
number.
* To calculate
number, see below.
Press FF or REW
to start search.
* Play begins at
search end. To
search forward or
back 1 index,
press FF or REW
while screen left
is displayed (10
sec.).
INCEX SEARCH
3
FORWARD SEARCH : FF
REVERSE SEARCH : REW
Ш To Calculate Index Number
Example 1:
To go to rec. 2 from rec. 4, enter 3 and press REW.
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Example 2:
To go to rec. 6 from rec. 2, enter 4 and press FF.
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NOTE: + indicates start points of each recording.
* |f Index Search is started very close to
an index mark, that index mark may not
be counted in the search.
Play mode.
Press FF
to start
PROGRAM
SEARCH START : FF END SEARCH,
EXIT SEARCH
Examples of Program End Search.
Fig. 1
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-->Search continues 7 sec. past end point,
-->tape rewinds to 10 sec. before end point,
-->tape plays to end point and stops.
* If Program End Search is started very
close to an index mark, that mark may be
skipped over.
* To cancel, press PLAY or STOP.
Upon locating end point,
"Important: If a remote contro: button does not work when pressed, press
the VCR button on the remote and try the button again.
OSO NUMBER
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Model PV-V4521 remote shown.
Auto Operation Functions
E Auto Play
Insert tape --> Power comes on,
-->Play starts if no record tab
(see pg. 4).
E Auto Rewind
Play
Manual Record) --> Tape end,
Fast Forward -->Rewind
E Play Auto Eject
(Repeat Play must be off)
Play, -->Tape end, -->Rewind,
-->Tape ejects if no record tab
Commercial Skip
VCR fast forwards (skips) over 1-3
minutes of recorded tape.
1 Press CM/ZERO in Play mode.
* The skip time can be changed by
pressing CM/ZERO button O
repeatedly as shown by the Le, o
figure below. © a
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PLAY 3a
1st Press — 1 min Skip
2nd Press — 2 min Skip
3rd Press — 3 min Skip
* No indication appears.
ape Operation
Special VCR Features
Repeat Play
Set to playback a recording over and over.
Press ACTION*
to display menu.
Press AVY
to select REPEAT
PLAY and press I to
set ON or OFF.
* Play repeats at tape
end or if unrecorded
portion over 30 sec.
is detected.
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AUTO SHUT-OFF ON
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SELECT:A Y BET:
EXIT ACTION
3 Press ACTION
to return to normal screen.
To quickly return to a specified tape location.
Press DISPLAY during play
to display Counter.
PLAY 12:00AM
0:00:00
SF
BEGIN o
Press RESET
COUNTER at
desired position
to reset to "0:00:00".
3 Continue to record, playback, etc.
4 Press Stop.
REW 12:00AM CH 02
0:30:30
SP
BEGIN END
Press CM/ZERO
in Stop mode
to start ZERO
SEARCH.
» Unit will go into FF
or REW mode and
stop at the last point
the Counter was set
to 0:00:00.
+ if a blank portion exists on the
tape, and depending on the position
of the V mark, the V mark display
position may not be accurate.
Tape Position Display Feature
To find out the present tape position,
Tape position cannot be detected for VHS-C
Cassette type and tapes less than 60 minutes
in length.
1 Press TAPE POSITION
to detect tape position.
« "DETECTING TAPE
| oETECTING TAPE POSITION ) POSITION” onty
appears the first time
a cassette is inserted
4 and it takes several
seconds for correct
indication to appear.
+ The present tape
т position indication is
beba — En displayed.
Press TAPE POSITION
to return to normal screen.
| Remote Warning ON/OFF Feature
If Multi-brand feature is used (page 16), and this
feature is set to on, a warning appears whenever
an invalid key is pressed in TV mode.
Press ACTION
to display menu.
Press AY
to select REMOTE
WARNING and press »
to set ON or OFF.
SELECT :à Y SET:
EX ‘ACTION
«If “OFF,” remote
warning will not
appear if invalid
key is pressed.
3 Press ACTION
to return to normal screen.
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‘Important: If a remote control button does not work when pressed, press
the VCR button on the remote and try the button again.
Weak Signal Display ON/OFF Feature
When “ON,” picture is displayed regardless of signal
strength.
DISPLAY
SELECT/ 1 Press ACTION
SET to display menu.
A PLAY
Y :STOP
> FF
«4 :REW
SEARCH Press 4p
\ ERA to select and display
A RE CHANNEL,
ACTION press AY
to select WEAK
RESET SIGNAL DISPLAY,
and press to set
COUNTER ON or OFF,
TAPE « ON: Picture is displayed regardless of signal
condition, and may not always be clearly
POSITION visible.
OFF: Screen turns solid blue when signal is weak
or non-existant.
Selecting ON has no effect on connected
equipment with blue back feature.
Model PV-V4521 remote shown.
Press ACTION
to return to normal screen.
VCR Lock Feature Auto Shut-Off Feature
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When set to ON, all operations except When set to ON, VCR shuts off if blank tape is v a
for timer record and tape eject are played or no signal is detected for 5 min. D <
prohibited. Useful for households with zx 9
small children. Press ACTION 0 5
To turn on, to display menu. — ©
hold down REC on S ©
VER LOCK ACTIVATED the VCR in Stop —
mode with no tape ©) [ТЕН Press AY
inserted for 7 sec. pue || to select AUTO SHUT-
UE : ENGLISH
(Please ignore the УСН ОТР CH 19 OFF and press >
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warning.) Tiago or |] © Set ON OT OFF
To turn off,
VER LOCK OFF repeat above.
Press ACTION
to return to normal screen.
* VCR Lock cancels in 24- hours if
clock is set.
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23
opying Your Tapes (Dubbing)
Connection
For Model PV-V4521 only For Model PV-V4021 only
VIDEOIN2 | L-AUDIO INZ-R (Video In Terminal on the VIDEOINZ AUDOIN?
Front of VCR Front of VCR
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monitor the dubbing, also connect a TV as shown.
Connect “L” and “A” AUDIO QUT terminals on Playing VCR to “L” and “R” AUDIO IN
terminals on Recording VCR. (PV-V4521 Rear)
Connect AUDIO OUT terminal on Playing VCR to AUDIO IN terminal on Recording VCR.
(PV-V4021 Rear)
In place of a Playing VCR, you can use other equipment, such as a Camcoder,
Simply connect the unit's Audio/Video outputs to the Recording VCR.
Playing (Source) VCR Recording (Editing) VCR
M Connect VIDEO OUT terminal on Playing VCR to VIDEO IN terminal on Recording VCR. To
1 Insert pre-recorded tape. Insert blank tape with record tab.
Press INPUT to set VCR Input mode to LINE1 for
2 Video Input (Rear) or to LINE2 for Video Input
(Front). (See “Selecting the Input Mode” below.)
Press PLAY, then PAUSE/SLOW Press REC, then PAUSE/SLOW
immediately to enter PLAY/PAUSE mode. immediately to enter REC/PAUSE mode.
The operation of steps 4 and 5 must be done on both
playing and recording VCRs at the same time.
Press PLAY to start dubbing. Press PAUSE/SLOW to start dubbing.
Playing VCR starts playback. Recording VCR starts recording.
5 Press STOP to stop dubbing. Press STOP to stop dubbing.
EH To Monitor Dubbing on Your TV 8 Selecting the Input Mode
1 tum your TV on and tune to the Recording Method1: — Press INPUT repeatedly.
VCR channel (CH3 or CH4). Channel Number <--> LINE1 <--> LINEZ
Method2: Press CH A/V. Display will change as below.
2 Set the VCR/ TV Selector on the Recording
VCR to “VCR.” 1442423
(CABLE) (TV)
LINEZe+LINE1=125 or 69
* “L1" or “L2” lights on Mulii-Function Display
CD Dubbing tapes protected with Copy Guard will (about 4 sec.) when LINE1 or LINE2 is selected.
h ity results.
ave poor quality us * LINE1: For rear audio/video connection.
LINEZ2: For front audio/video connection.
(Caution: Unauthorized exchanging and/or copying of copyrighted recordings may be copyright infringement. )
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VCR & Cassette Information
Playing older or damaged tapes may
eventually cause video heads to
become clogged.
Video Head Clog Sensor
During playback, this
screen appears if
clogging is detected. | Jet Eanrar
To remove screen, EE CCRT HEAD
press PLAY on the | 9 ME TO Mak
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Cleaning Tape | |
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* Use “dry” type head cleaning
cassette only. (Part No. NV-
TCL30PT is recommended.)
* Follow cleaning tape instructions
carefully, Excessive use of tape
can shorten head life.
* If head clog symptoms persist,
contact your nearest Factory
Service Center or authorized
Service Center. (See page 28.)
Cleaning the VCR
Use a soft cloth or dusting
attachment of a vacuum cleaner to
remove dust from the ventilation
holes on the back sides and bottom
of the cabinet.
Plastic surfaces are easily
scratched and can be marred by
alcohol and various solvents. Avoid
excessive use of oil-based furniture
polishes since the materials used in
the cabinet will accumulate more
dust. We recommend using a
nonabrasive, antistatic cleaner and
polisher.
120 Y AC, 60 Hz
РомегОп
Approx. 18 watts (PV-V4021)
Approx. 23 watts (PV-V4521)
Power Off
Approx. 3.0 watts
Video Signal: EIA Standard NTSC color
Video Recording System: 4 rotary heads helical
scanning system
Power Source:
Power Consumption:
Audio Track: 1 track (Normal)
2 channel (Hi-Fi Audio Sound)
(PV-V4521)
Tuner:
Broadcast Channels:
CABLE Channels:
VHF 2-13, UHF 14-69
Midband A through1(14-22)
Superband Jthrough W (23-36)
Hyperband AA-EEE (37-64)
LowbandA-5-A-1 (95-99)
Special CABLE channel 5A (01)
Ultraband 65-94, 100-125
Operating Temperature: | 5°C-40°C (41 °F-104°F)
Operating Humidity: 10%-75%
Weight: 2.5 kg (5.5 Ibs).
Dimensions: 360 (W) x 93 (H) x 242 (D) mm
14-316" (W) x 3-11/16" (H) x
9-9/16" (D)
Note: Designs and specifications are
subject to change without notice.
Features for a Quality Picture
Digital Auto Picture
Automatically controls the video output signal for
less noise depending on the tape condition.
Digital Auto Tracking
Continuously analyzes the signal and adjusts for
optimum picture quality.
Manual Tracki to reduce re no
Use during Playback and Slow Motion mode to
reduce picture noise. Press CH (TRACKING) A
/ Y buttons on the remote control or on the VCR
until the picture clears up. To return to Auto
Tracking, press POWER off, then on again a few
seconds later.
V-Lock Control {io reduce picture jitter
In Still mode, CH (TRACKING) A / Y buttons
operate as a V-Lock control.
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On-Screen Displays (OSD
Function & Channel Display Blank Tape/ No Video
Signal Indication
08 When a function
: Whenever a blank section of a tape
oun 5 Pressed, 0.9. comes up in Play mode, or when the
, Or you Change selected channel has no broadcast
channels, a 4 second signal with the Weak Signal Display
display appears first Feature (page 23) set to OFF, the TV
in large and then screen will turn solid blue.
small characters.
Function Status Current Time
Channel
VCR Status & N | 7
. ; , a NREC 12:00AM ABC
Clock Display COTA mode on NS Eo. UE Counter
To display or see page 13.) y MONO
remove overlay 7
at right,
Broadcast Audio $
--> press DISPLAY. Being Received Tape Speed
(For Model PV-V4521 only) (See page 4.)
y . . These displays will alert to issed
Warning and Instruction Displays operation or provide further instructions.
OSD Caution Pg OSD Caution Pg
NO CH FOUND If you press POWER
If no active channels TO CANCEL TIMER REC
PRESS POWER THEN or STOP during a
PLEASE CHECK antenna | are found for Timer Recording... | 14
CHANNEL 8 STOP KEY ee ;
CABLE CONNECTION THE
PRESS CH UP KEY AGAIN MEMORY... (visible in VCR
mode only)
VIDEO HEADS MAY ;
If you attempt to set NEED CLEANING If head cleaning
PLEASE SET CLOCK BY or review a Timer PLEASE INSERT HEAD becomes , 25
- CLEANING CASSETTE
PRESSING ACTION key | Recording and the |14 | Saneren to manuar | eceSSary while
Clock is not set... playing back a
END — ¡PLAY tape...
! If you press a
TURN VCR OFF After a Timer function button,
FOR TIMER RECORDING Program has 14 | YER LOCK ACTIVATED other than 23
Tor POWER
while the VCR is in
VCR Lock mode...
If you press REC on
CHECK CASSETTE the remote control or REMOTE CONTROL 1s seT | |f YOU press an
| | 16
RECORD TAB VCR, anda cassette | 4 TO TV MODE invalid key on. the 25
is inserted with no USE VCR : VCR KEY TV mode...
record tab...
If you press PLAY,
NO CASSETTE FF, REW, or REC on | 12
PLEASE INSERT A CASSETTE | the remote control or 13
VCA without a
cassette inserted... |
been set...
For assistance, please call : 1-800-211-PANA(7262) or send e-mail to : [email protected]
Before Requesting Service
Check the following points once again if you are having trouble with your VCR.
Power Correction
« Completely insert Power Plug into an AC outlet.
Nopower... Set POWER button to on.
* Make sure power source is active.
Recording & Playback Correction
TV program cannot be recorded... * Check connections between VCR, external antenna, and TV.
Check connections selection. (P.8, 17
* Make sure your antenna system (CABLE or TV) is correctly
set. (Channels [P.10])
* Маке sure cassette record tab is intact. (P.4)
Timer recording cannot be performed... » Confirm that clock is set to current time and date.
* Make sure Cable/DSS box {if used) is left on and tuned to
‘ channel to be recorded.
* Set recording start/stop times correctly. (P.14)
| , * Make sure VCR POWER button is pressed off. (P.14)
* Timer recording may not be performed or continued if a power
interruption occurs before or during a Timer Recording, even
after power is restored.
There is no playback picture, or the playback | + Select channel 3 or 4 on TV to match VCR output channel {3
picture is noisy or contains streaks... or 4) (P.8) or select LINE,
* SetVC selector to “VCR.”
» Adjust TRACKING control in either direction. (P.25)
* Try Head Cleaning. (P.25)
Special effects playback, picture may
contain some vertical jitter when using a TV
with an Automatic Vertical Hold Control...
VCR cannot be controlled...
Set TV's Vertical Hold Control to MANUAL, then adjust.
Make sure VCR power is on.
Check Remote batteries.
Make sure VCR LOCK is set to off. (P.23)
Make sure Remote is in proper mode. (P.16)
Make sure Timer Record is not in progress.
Remote Control Correction |
у * Make sure VCR power is on.
CR cannot be remote controlled... » Mako sure Remote is in VCR mode.
» Aim Remote Control directly at remote sensor on VCR. (P.6)
» Avoid any object blocking signal path.
» Check Ramote batteries. (P.4)
* Make sure VCR LOCK is set to off. (P.23)
» Exposing VCR remote sensor to direct fluorescent or outdoor
light may cause signal interference.
ACTION and PROG buttons do not respond... | * Check connections between VCR, external antenna, and TV.
« Press VCR button for VCR mode. (P.16)
« Check Remote batterias. (P.4)
Miscellaneous Correction
Make sure TV power is on.
Make sure TV is set to output of VCR.
Check connections between VCR, external antenna, and TV.
Set VCR/TV selector to “TV." (P.13)
Make sure proper signal source is selected.
' Video cassette cannot be inserted... * Insert the cassette with window side up, record tab facing you.
« Check if a tape is already in the unit.
Video cassette cannot be removed... « Completely insert Power Plug into an AC outlet.
Video cassette ejects when a recording is started]. Make sure cassette record tab is intact. (P.4)
or the power is tumed off for timer recording...
* To enable Quick play mechanism, the cylinder will rotate for
In Stop mode, the motor (CYLINDER) about 3 minutes. This reduces response time from Stop to
ce Play mode and from Play to Rewind Search mode.
, Programs cannot be viewed on TV...
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if you cannot resolve the problem, please call the Customer Call Center for product
assistance at 1-800-211-PANA (7262).
To locate an authorized servicenter, please call toll free 1-800-211-PANA (7262).
or send e-mail to : consumerproducts € panasonic.com
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ervice Center List
For Product Information, Operating Assistance, Literature Request, Dealer Locations,
and all Customer Service inquiries please contact:
1-800-211-PANA (7262), Monday-Friday 9am-9pm Saturday-Sunday 9am-7pm,
EST. or send e-mail to : consumerproducts € panasonic.com
Web Site: http://www. .panasonic.com
You can purchase parts, accessories or
locate your nearest servicenter by visiting
our Web Site.
Accessory Purchases:
Customer Orders Only 800-332-5368 (Customer Orders Only)
Panasonic Services Company 20421 84th Avenue South, Kent, WA 98032
(6 am to 5 pm Monday - Friday; 6 am to 10:30 am Saturday; PST)
(Visa, MasterCard, Discover Card, American Express, Check)
CALIFORNIA GEORGIA MICHIGAN TEXAS
6550 Katella Avenue 8655 Roswell Road 37048 Van Dyke 13615 Welch Road
Cypress, CA 90630 Suite 100 Avenue Suite 101
Atlanta, GA 30350 Sterling Heights, MI Farmers Branch,
800 Dubuque Avenue 48312 TX 75244
S. San Francisco, ILLINOIS
CA 94080 9060 Golf Road MINNESOTA WASHINGTON
Nites, IL 60714 7850-12th Avenue 20425-84th Avenue
20201 Sherman Way South South
Suite 102 1703 North Randall Airport Business Center | Kent, WA 98032
Canoga Park, CA Road Bloomington, MN 55425
91306 Elgin, IL 60123
(Pick-up/Drop-off only) OHIO
3878 Ruffin Road 2236 Waycross Road
Suite A MARYLAND Civic Center Plaza
San Diego, CA 92123 | 62 Mountain Road Forest Park, OH 45240
Glen Burnie, MD
COLORADO 21061 PENNSYLVANIA
1640 South Abilene 2221 Cabot Blvd. West
Street Suite D MASSACHUSETTS Suite B
Aurora, CO 80012 60 Glacier Drive Langhorne, PA 19047 HAWAII
Suite G 99-859 Iwaiwa
FLORIDA Westwood, MA Street
3700 North 29th 02090 Aiea, Hawaii 96701
Avenue Phone (808)488-
Suite 102 1996
Hollywood, FL Fax (808)486-4369
33020
Service in Puerto Rico
Matsushita Electric of Puerto rico, Inc. Panasonic Sales Company/ Factory Servicenter:
Ave. 65 de Infanteria, Km. 9.5, San Gabriel Industrial Park, Carolina, Puerto Rico 00985
Phone (787)750-4300 Fax (787)768-2910
As of January 2000
EIC please call : 1-800-211-PANA(7262) or send e-mail to : [email protected] panasonic.com
Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company, Panasonic Sales Company,
Division of Matsushita Electric Corporation of Division of Matsushita Electric of Puerto
America, Rico, Inc.
One Panasonic Way AYE. 65 de Infanteria, Km. 9.5
Secaucus, New Jersey 07094 San Gabriel Industrial Park
Carolina, Puerto Rico 00985
PANASONIC Video Products
Limited Warranty
Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company or Panasonic Sales Company (collectively referred to as “the Warrantor”) will
repair this product with new or refurbished parts, free of charge, in the USA or Puerto Rico, in the event of a defect in
materials or workmanship as follows (ali time periods commence from the date of the original purchase):
PRODUCT PARTS LABOR
CAMCORDER ONE(1) YEAR, EXCEPTCCDIMAGESENSOR NINETY (90) DAYS
CEDIMAGE SENSOR - SIX (6) MONTHS NINETY (90)DAYS
УСК ONE(1) YEAR NINETY (90) DAYS
AV MIXER ONE(1) YEAR NINETY (90)DA Y S
MONITOR-YCR ONE(D YEAR, EXCEPTCRT NINETY (WM) DAYS
CRT -TWO (2) YEARS CRT-NINETY (90) DAYS CUSTOMER
PAYSALLLABORCHARGESAFTER
MODA YS
Monitor-VCR In-home or carry-in Service: 227 (diagonal) CRT / LCD and Larger
Monitor-YCR Carry-in Service: 21” (diagonal) CRT / LCD and smaller
Batteries (if included) - New rechargeable batteries in exchange for defective rechargeable balteries for ten (10) days.
Non-rechargeable batteries are not warranted.
Tape (if included) - New video cassette tape in exchange for a defective video cassette tape for five (5) days.
In-home, carry-in or mail-in service, as applicable, in the USA can be obtained during the warranty period by contacting a
Panasonic Services Company (PASC) Factory Servicenter listed in the Service Directory. Or call toll free 1-800-211-PANA
(7262), to locate an authorized PASC Servicenter. Carry-in or mail-in service in Puerto Rico can be obtained during the
warranty period by calling the Panasonic Sales Company telephone number listed in the Servicenter Directory.
This warranty is extended only 10 the original purchaser. A purchase receipt or other proof of the date of the original
purchase is required before warranty service is rendered.
This warranty only covers failures due to defects in materials and workmanship which occur during normal use and does
not cover normal maintenance, including, but not limited to, video and audio head cleaning. The warranty does not cover
damage which occurs in shipment, or failures which are caused by products not supplied by the warrantor, or failures
which result from accident, misuse, abuse, neglect, mishandling, misapplication, alteration, modification, faulty
installation, set-up adjustments, improper antenna, inadequate signal pickup, maladjustment of consumer controls,
improper operation, power line surge, improper voltage supply, lightning damage, commercial use such as hotel, office,
restaurant, or other business or rental use of the product, or service by anyone other than a PASC Factory Servicenter or a
PASC authorized Servicenter, or damage that is attributable to acts ot’ God,
LIM NDE Si
There are no express warranlies except as listed above.
THEWARRANTOR SHALLNOTBELIABLEFORINCIDENTALORCONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT
LIMITATION, DAMAGETOTAPES) RESULTING FROM THEUSEOF THIS PRODUCTS, OR ARISING OUT OF ANY
BREACHOFTHEWARRANTY ALLEXPRESS ANDIMPLIED WARRANTIES. INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY ANDFITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARELIMITEDTOTHEAPPLICABLEWARRANTY
PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential
damages, or limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above exclusions or limitations may not apply 10
you.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state,
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I a problem with this product develops dunng or after the warranty period, you may contact your dealer or Servicenter. If
the problem is not handied to your satisfaction, then write to the Customer Satisfaction Center at the Panasonic
Consumer Electronics Company address above.
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Como realizar la Configuración Inicial MIENTE EEE ET |
1 Encienda e! TY y ajústelo en el canal 3.
Encienda el VCR. Al
encender el VCR por
primera vez, en la pantalla
aparecerá SELECT
LANGUAGE,
* Si la pantalla no aparece, verifique las
conexiones entre el VCA y el TV, y si el TV está
sintonizado en el canal 3, Intente cambiándolo al
canal 4.
* Cuando desee cambiar el canal de salida del
VCR, por favor remítase Canal de Salida del
VCR en la página 11.
* Si ajusta el idioma equivocado, realice los pasos
de “Reajuste de Todas las Funciones de
Memoria del VCR” en la página 9.
neo 7 EAN, Pulse CH À para
CUECA seleccionar Inglés.
O
Pulse CH Y para
seleccionar Español.
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ro von cen cu
YOR DPRIMIA CH UP
Pulse la tecla VCR/TV para
seleccionar Francés.
Cuando se pulsa una de las
teclas anteriores, aparece la
pantalla FIJACION AUTO.
(CA/RELOJ).
Encienda la caja de cable y
ajuste su canal de Estación
Pública de Radiodifusión
(PBS) en su huso horario.
Si utiliza un receptor DSS,
este tiene que estar
apagado.
Fwen rear (cana) Pulse la tecla CH A para
57972001 DOM 2:20 |1 comenzar la operación de
MAL FMADO | CA 10 || Ajuste Automático Canal/
FIJACIÓN AUTOMÁTICA Reloj. El ajuste Canal/Reloj
Power se lleva a cabo
automáticamente,
Si la configuración se
termina, aparece la pantalla
siguiente.
Si aparece la pantalla
“Fijacion Automatica De!
Reloj Incompleto”, ajuste el
reloj utilizando los
procedimientos de “AJUSTE
MANUAL DEL RELOJ”.
IJACTON AUTOMATICA
DEL RELOJ INCOMPLETO '
POR FAYOR FUE EL
DOM LA TECLA ACTION
Si el ajuste automático del reloj no se ha
completado, ajuste el reloj manualmente de la
siguiente manera:
1) Pulse la tecla ACTION en el control remoto
para visualizar la pantalla del menú RELOJ.
2) Pulse AV para seleccionar el mes y P para
ajustar. De la misma forma, seleccione y
ajuste la fecha, año, hora y DST (Hora de
Verano).
3) Pulse dos veces la tecla ACTION para
poner el RELOJ en marcha y salir.
Ajustar de nuevo el reloj
1 Pulse ACTION para exhiba el menú.
ration amare Pulse 4 para ——
AL seleccionar “RELOJ”.
MANU
AJISTE ZONA HORA : 0
ELEQIR a Yare
SALTA ACTION
Pulse AY para
seleccionar "MANUAL"
ALISTE ZONA HORA : O
| y luego pulse №.
FLLAF :
A. ACTION
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LF Ts
cor HORA
ELEGIA 'a ¥ FLJAR a №
SALIA ACTION
Pulse AY y O para
seleccionar y ajustar la
hora y la fecha.
5 Pulse ACTION dos veces para gue el reloj comience
a funcionar y salir desde este modo.
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1 Inserte una cinta, Pulse PROG
* la alimentación del VCR se activa. para visualizar la
En la Pantalla de Visualización Multi pantalla de Programa.
Función se ilumina “VCR”.
2 Pulse PLAY para reproducir la cinta.
* Si la cinta no tiene lengleta de
prevención de grabación (página 4), se
Inicia la reproducción automática.
[ Detalles especiales durante la grabación) 2
E Pulse FF o REW para búsqueda de
escenas Hacia delante/ Hacia atrás. Pulse
nuevamente o pulse PLAY para liberar. -
Hl Pulse PAUSE/SLOW para imagen Fija
Operaciones básicas para la E Programación fácil para la
reproducción grabación con temporizador
SAB
1) Para ajustar la FECHA
de grabación, pulse AY
para seleccionar:
1-31 = una vez, o DIARIO
= a la misma hora de
Ed
В FECHA DE |NIGIC
ELEGR 14 Y FIAR»
EAMTNAR; PROS
(Congelada). Pulse PLAY para liberar. lunes a viernes, o
E Pulse PAUSE/SLOW en el modo de SEMANA = ala misma
Imagen fija para imágenes Cuadro a hora cada semana y
Cuadro. Pulse PLAY para liberar. pulse P para ajustar.
E Mantenga pulsado PAUSE/SLOW en el * Vea el orden de
modo de imagen fija para imágenes en selección abajo a la
cámara lenta. Pulse PLAY para liberar. izquierda.
3 Pulse STOP para detener la cinta.
EN Pulse REW o FF en el modo de parada 2) Para ajustar los ítems
para Rebobinado/Avance Rápido de la cinta. | que quedan, pulse AY
E Pulse EJECT enel control remoto, © STOP/ етрю рага seleccionar y pulse
EJECT en el VCR para expulsar la cinta. Fecha de hoy — y dara ajustar los tiempos
Re de START/STOP
(atom om CANAL, 0 entrada de
Operaciones basicas parala
grabación
(mu „mw J LÍNEA (pág. 20), y
velocidad de la cinta ( SP,
| Inserte la cinta con lengüeta de LP SLP).
protección de grabación (pág. 4)-
* La alimentación del VCR se activa.
En la pantalla Multi Función se ilumina Pulse PROG para
“VOR”, inalizar el programa.
Pulse CH ÁY, o las teclas de números
para seleccionar el canal. Pulse AY para
seleccionar un número
3 Pulse SPEED para seleccionar la sin usar para ingresar
velocidad de grabación (pág.4) "| mas programas y pulse
«SP = Reproducción estándar, | team a» RA» | > para ajustar. Luego
o LP Larga duración, ; SAR! PROS repita el paso 2 g
«SLP = Superlarga duración.
Pulse nuevamente
4 Pulse REC para comenzar a grabar. PROG para salir.
* Para eliminar escenas indeseadas, pulse
PAUSE/SLOW para pausar, y al pulsar
nuevamente se reanuda la grabación.
4 Pulse POWER off para ajustar el
5 Pulse STOP para detener la grabación. —. temporizador.
(Se ilumina “TIMER” en el panel delantero)
E Grabación de Un Toque (grabar en
marcha),
* El VCR se apaga después de preajustar la
extensión de la grabación.
--> Cada vez que se pulsa REC se
adicionan 30 min. a la extensión de
grabación hasta un máximo de 4 horas.
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ACCESSOTies ................econervevceoe 4
AC Power Plug... 7
Add or Delete a Channel ....... 11
Audio Input Connector(L/R)..... 7
Audio Output Connector(L/R) .. 7
Auto Operation Functions...... 21
Auto Shut-Off ..................e—.... 23
Before Requesting Service ...27
Blank Tape/ No Video Signal
Indication 26
Cable Box Setup .............——.. 8
Cassete Compartment............. 6
Channel Up/Down Tracking/
V-Lock Button ....................... 6
Cleaning the VCR ................. 25
Clock/Status/Channel/Speed
Display ...............e..eenezverreeos 7
Commercial Skip ................... 21
Connections ...............e=eemmee. 8
Copying Your Tapes ............. 24
DST (Daylight Saving Time) . 11
Fast Forward/Search Button … 6
Features for a Quality
PICtUre..............e eones 25
Function & Channel Display .26
Head Cleaning ................... 25
Hi-Filndicator ............ e. 7
Index Search 20
Initial Setup ae 8,17
MTS Broadcast...................... 18
Multi-Brand Control ............... 16
On-Screen Display ................ 26
Playback ...............2.eoneeacuceores 12
Play Button ee... 6
Power Button ........................... 6
Power Indicator ....................... 7
Program End Search ............. 20
Record.............e..e.enercercooeea 13
Record Button .............. 6
Remote Control Buttons .......... 6
Remote Sensor ....................... 6
Remote Warning ON/OFF ..... 22
Repeat Play ............... eee... 22
Review, Replace or Clear
Program Contents............... 15
Rewind/Search Button ............ 6
Select Audio Mode ................ 19
Service Center List ................ 28
Spanish Quick
Use Guide ...... e rencuanoenona 30,31
Specifications 25
Stereo/SAP/Mono Broadcast 18
Stop/Eject Button..................... 6
Tape Position Display ........... 22
Timer indicator ............ e... 7
Timer Recording.................. 14
VCR Indicator .................e.—e... 7
VCR Lock... 23
VCR Status & Clock Display . 26
VCRTV Selector... 6
VHF/UHF Antenna
Input Terminal....................... 7
VHF/UHF Antenna
Output Terminal .................... 7
Video Input Connector(L/R).....7
Video Output Connector(L/R) ..7
Warning and Instruction
DisplaysS................eeeorverees 26
Warranty e... 29
Weak Signal Display ON/OFF . 23
Zero Search ..............e.....ee.... 22
Panasonic Consumer Electronics
Company, Division of Matsushita
Electric Corporation of America
One Panasonic Way Secaucus,
New Jersey 07094 Puerto Rico 00985
Panasonic Sates Company (“PSC”),
Division of Matsushita Electric of Puerto Rico, Inc.
Ava, 65 de Infanteria, Km. 9.5
San Gabrial Industrial Park, Carolina,
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