Guide to Operations Multi-Standard Video Cassette Player

Guide to Operations Multi-Standard Video Cassette Player
Guide to Operations
Multi-Standard Video Cassette Player
Model #’s: VCP-014-xx-x
Document #560024
7300 Industry Drive, North Little Rock, AR 72117
Phone: 501-955-2929 Fax: 501-955-2988
AUDIO INTERNATIONAL, INC.
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The VCP-014-xx-x has been specially engineered to meet
aircraft use requirements. The “x” suffix in the number designates
the specific model number of the unit.
READ THIS MANUAL COMPLETELY BEFORE
OPERATING YOUR VIDEO CASSETTE PLAYER
If you have any questions, please contact Audio International, Inc. See the inside
back page of this booklet for the nearest AI representative.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Cover Page……………………………………………………………………………….
Table of Contents………………………………………………………………………...
Product Features………………………………………………………………………….
Warnings…………………………………………………………………………………
Cautions…………………………………………………………………………………..
Introduction………………………………………………………………………………
Illustration of Front Panel..………………………………………………………………
Viewing a Tape…….…………………………………………………………………….
Output System Setting……………………………………………………………………
Convenient Functions…………………………………………………………………….
Troubleshooting …………………………………………………………………………
Authorized Representatives...…………………………………………………………….
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PROPRIETARY NOTICE: Despite any copyright notice, this data and information disclosed herein is unpublished
and contains confidential, proprietary design owned by Audio International Incorporated. Neither this data nor the
data contained herein shall be reproduced, used or disclosed to anyone without the written authorization of Audio
International Inc.
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PRODUCT FEATURES
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Custom Design for Aircraft: Operates directly from 28 VDC
Compact, lightweight package
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Multiple Control Options:
Optional infrared remote controllable
RS-485 digital data bus compatible
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High Quality Output:
High Fidelity Sound
Video Output Level: 1 V (p-p) into 75-ohms
Frequency Response: (20 Hz – 20 kHz)
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Multi-Standard:
Plays and outputs NTSC, PAL, SECAM and
MESECAM cassettes. (When using MESECAM
cassette, use PAL mode only for color picture. In
NTSC mode, the picture is black and white.)
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WARNINGS
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DO NOT attempt to open the cabinet.
qualified personnel.
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DO NOT place foreign objects into openings. Contact with
foreign objects may result in dangerous voltage or electric
shock.
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DO NOT place unit near strong magnetic fields.
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DO NOT place unit near radiators and other heat sources.
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CAUTIONS
CAUTION
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DO NOT use this unit other than for its intended purpose. Doing
so might lead to electric shock or injury.
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DO NOT use near water, moisture, or volatile sprays. Do not use
any type of solvent when cleaning (surface damage may occur).
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DO NOT drop the unit or subject it to heavy impact. The unit
contains glass parts which may break or crack.
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DO NOT open the case on the unit. Removal of the case voids all
warranties.
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INTRODUCTION
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The names and functions of the VCP-014 front panel are as follows:
1.
PLAY
- To start playback
2.
REW
search.
3.
STOP
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PAUSE
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FF
(Fast Forward) - To fast-forward the tape or to start a forward
visual search
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EJECT
(Rewind) - To rewind the tape or to start a reverse visual
- To stop the tape.
- To temporarily stop the tape during playback.
- To eject a cassette from the unit.
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ILLUSTRATION OF FRONT PANEL
Video Cassette Insertion/
Removal Slot
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VIEWING A TAPE
1.
Insert a cassette into the tape slot with the label side toward the front and the
window side facing upward. The VCP will accept the tape and pull it into the
unit.
2.
Press
PLAY to start playback. (Press
Press PLAY to resume)
3.
To fast forward the tape, press
FF while in the stop mode. The tape will
advance. (No video will be seen during Fast-Forward mode)
4.
To rewind the tape, press
REW .while in the stop mode. The tape will
rewind. (No video will be seen during Rewind mode)
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To eject the tape, press
EJECT while in the stop mode. The video cassette will
be “ejected” from the unit.
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To pause the screen during playback, press
playback, press
PLAY.)
STOP to stop playback at any time.
PAUSE . (To return to normal
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To activate a picture search, momentarily press FF or REW during playback
mode. The tape will run at approximately five times the normal speed. Some
picture interference may be noticed during picture search. To resume normal
playback, press PLAY.
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To freeze a frame, press PAUSE while in playback mode. The picture will
remain still.
To resume normal playback, press PAUSE again.
After
approximately five minutes, if no buttons are pressed, the unit will automatically
return to normal playback.
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To advance a frame, press PAUSE to enter the still picture mode. Press PLAY
and the picture advances one frame each time you press the button. To resume
normal playback, press PAUSE.
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OUTPUT SYSTEM SETTING
According to the OUTPUT SYSTEM setting, the color system of signals to the
monitor or video distribution system changes as follows:
Color system
of
input/playback
signals
OUTPUT
SYSTEM
Setting*
Output signals’
color systems
NTSC
NTSC
PAL
PAL
NTSC
NTSC
PAL
PAL
PAL
NTSC
NTSC**
MESECAM
PAL
SECAM
*Plays all versions of PAL, NTSC, & MESECAM
**Black and white pictures are obtained
NTSC
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CONVENIENT FUNCTIONS
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Automatic Power On – When a cassette tape is inserted, the unit automatically
turns on.
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Automatic Playback – When a cassette without an erasure prevention tab is
inserted, playback begins automatically. If power is interrupted while a cassette
is in the video player, the player will shut down for approximately five seconds
and then will resume power up. Press PLAY on the front panel of the unit or
remote control to resume viewing.
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Automatic Rewind – When the end of a tape is reached during playback or
forward visual search, the tape is automatically rewound to the beginning of the
tape.
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Power Off Eject – If EJECT is pressed when the power is off, the power turns on,
the cassette is ejected, and the power turns off again.
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TROUBLESHOOTING
PROBLEM
No Power
Faulty wiring
SOLUTION
Connect to 28 VDC. Check connections.
Picture is unclear
Video not present
Circuit breaker not ON
Video heads may be dirty.
Cassette not installed
Turn circuit breaker to ON position.
Use a commercial head cleaner.
Install cassette
Tape defective
Replace tape.
Video connector not operational
Tape defective
Reconnect or repair cable
Replace tape
Power/Audio connector not
operational
SECAM formatted tape
Reconnect or repair cable
Audio not present
Black & White picture
only
Buttons not operating
Tape cannot be
inserted
Unit does not eject
tape
CAUSE
Moisture may have condensed inside
the unit.
Foreign object in tape slot
EJECT button not functioning
Replace tape with other than SECAM
formatted tape
Allow unit to warm to room temperature
and moisture has evaporated.
Remove foreign object
See above or play tape to end for
automatic rewind and ejection
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AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVES
Audio International, Inc.
– Home Office
7300 Industry Drive
North Little Rock, AR 72117
Phone (501) 955-2929
Fax (501) 955-2988
Audio International, Inc.
– Midwest Operations
8925 West Maple Street, Suite #1
Wichita, KS 67209
Phone (316) 729-6499
Fax (316) 729-5697
Audio International, Inc.
– Canadian Operations
200 Cote Vertu Road West
Dorval, Quebec H4S-1Y9
Phone (514) 636-8240, Ext. 2459
Fax (514) 636-5298
Audio International, Inc.
– Western Operations
1255 Aero Park Blvd.
Tucson, AZ. 82706
Phone (520) 294-7088
Fax (520) 294-4410
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