LG | GC990W | LG GC480W Owner’s Manual

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User
guide
Video
Model: GC990W GC480W GC260W
PAL
Before
connecting, operating or adjusting your new Video,
please read this user guide carefully. Thank you.
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Contents, safety and cleaning
Please read the
following
information
carefully.
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Contents
Safety
Introducing your Video
and remote control
Connecting
to
a
television
?
3
so
sunlight
or
?
that
falls
no
directly
4
?
Care should be taken not to
5
TV stations
manually
unnecessary
dust or heat.
6
?
Operating
your Video
recording
Advanced functions
Troubleshooting
Controlling your TV with the
supplied remote control and
technical specifications
and TV.
8
9
?
Do not
operate your Video if it is
damaged.
10-13
?
14
If your Video still does not operate
properly, unplug it and call your
dealer. Your Video should not be
the Video from the mains
and that
not be
to
dripping or splashing
no objects filled with
such
on
as
the
vases, shall be
apparatus.
damp cloth,
cleaners
or
do not
a
soft
apply liquid
aerosol cleaners.
Never spray cleaning
near the Video.
?
Never
remove
your Video
to very
as
the
top
this
can
high voltage
hazards.
cover
Video head
liquids
on or
cleaning
High quality video tapes will not
normally deposit dirt onto the video
heads, but old or damaged tapes
may. This dirt can accumulate on the
video heads after a long period of
time and
cause
become blurred
the
picture
to
broken up.
To clean the video heads use a video
repaired by anyone except
qualified service personnel.
15
apparatus shall
liquids,
placed
unplug both the aerial
cable and mains plug to prevent
accidental damage to your Video
Unplug
supply.
advisable to
7
Recording
Television programs
vibration, moisture,
electrical storms it is
During
The
1
2 Clean the cabinet with
exposed
expose your Video to any
TV stations
Ensure that your Video is placed in
a position to allow a free flow of
air.
onto it.
Tuning
Timer
Position your Video
bright light
?
Adjusting
Cleaning
of
expose you
and other
heads
or
cleaning tape
electrical stores.
available from
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Video
and
Remote
Control
your
Introducing
Most of
Video's functions
your
buttons are shown below
are
(right),
Basic functions of your Video
accessed
using
other buttons
can
also be
are
the Remote Control. A summary of the functions of the main
described elsewhere in this guide.
operated using
the control
panel
on
the front of your Video.
3
To turn the Video
After
turning
operated by
To
To record the programme you
on.
on, the Video
can
be
are
watching
the Remote Control
stop
eject
To rewind
To
or
the
tape
TV control buttons
Tape Compartment
a
tape
play
a
(Controlling your TV
with the supplied
tape
remote control
To fast forward
a
-See page
tape
15)
To switch the child
lock
on
and off
To select the
To select the
recording speed
of the
source
tape
To record
Use the 3/4/1/2
buttons to move
through the menus,
after accessing them
via the MENU button.
Select the channel
you want to watch
programme
being watched
Select the channel
Display
you want to watch.
Panel
Remote
Control
Sensor
To Pause
a
tape
view it frame
by
or
frame
To pause and view
frame by frame
To
display
the
(PR+/-).
To adjust tracking
(TRK+/-).
on screen menu
GC480W
GC260W
To reset the
tape
counter to
zero
To fast forward
picture
search
30
for
input
recording
by
*
To control vertical
tremble during picture still (TRK +/-).
Press OK to approve
a menu item or show
the clock or counter.
secs.
To watch
one
TV
channel whilst
recording
Video IN and Audio IN sockets
Audio IN
Video IN
are
for
connecting
devices such
See page 12
as
Video Cameras, Games Consoles and other Video. You will need to
connect to them using an Audio Video cable.
Don't
forget
to install AAA
another.
Feature is not available.
type batteries in the Remote Control.
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Connecting
to a television
The information
here refers to the two most
given
unplugged from
Using a AV cable to
are
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common
forms of connection. Make
the mains power, before making any connections to avoid
connect your appliances will give you the best sound and
that all the
sure
causing damage
picture quality.
to
appliances
your equipment.
4
Connection
Television
(not supplied)
guide
Press POWER
Control to
Roof aerial
connected to the AERIAL socket
(not supplied)
of your Video.
AUDIO/VIDEO IN
Video
screen,
If you are using the RF cable a
connection needs to be made from
channel.
the RF.OUT socket
clearly, go
Video cable
AUDIO OUT
(R)
to next.
vacant
position
and 68
If you have a AV socket connection
on your television you can connect
Press PROG. 3
on
do not appear
between 22
your television.
until the test
the television
or 4 on
picture
the Video
appear
clearly
on
screen.
on
the back of the
Video.
VIDEO OUT
GC480W/GC260W have
a
picture
AV socket
OUT sockets
AUDIO /
:
If the test
Select
picture
sockets to the AUDIO OUT/VIDEO
Audio cable
Note
your Video to
your television.
on
the television's AUDIO IN/VIDEO IN
RF cable
standby
clearly on the television
the position 68 is your video
RF cable
on
on
than 4 seconds. If the test
appear
the aerial socket
put the Video
then press and hold PROG. 3 or 4
on the front of your Video for more
Your outside aerial should be
Roof aerial
the Remote
on
no
sockets.
Tune
a
video channel
If you are
the video
using a AV connection then
picture will be shown on the
AV channel of your television.
Aerial in
RF out
You should
use
either
connection
or a
AV
a
RF
connection between your
Video and Television.
If you are using a RF cable you need
to select a Video channel on your
television and tune it to the Video
signal,
Turn
test
a
on
picture.
TV.
position
can
also set the
a
AV cable.
Press POWER
68
on
your
output frequency
to OFF if there is any interference
when your TV is connected to the
Video with
the Video and TV.
Select the vacant
You
the front of your
video when you have finished.
on
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in TV stations
The first time you use your Video you will see ACMS (Automatic Channel Memory System) displayed on the screen.
This system automatically tunes and stores TV channels. If you want to return to ACMS after your initial set up, access
it via the
menu.
Using ACMS
1
Press the POWER
the order of
Deleting
the television stations
stations
Changing
to turn
5 Check that the channels
on
correspond
your Video.
2 Select the video channel you have
tuned on your television, refer to
your TV user guide if necessary.
The ACMS menu screen will
to the
positions in
them. If they are
which you want
not in the order that you would like
they can be moved or deleted.
See
Changing
the order of the
television stations and
appear.
You will find it useful to have
current television programme
to hand during this operation.
1
Deleting
to store the
settings.
Press
to
menu.
Use 1
access
or
2 Press
4 Press 3
ACMS
or 4
buttons to
process.
4 When the ACMS has finished
showing
6 Press
a
to leave the
menu.
all the channels
that have been found and the
To
positions they have
will be displayed.
above process.
been
placed
in
move
other programs
the main
then press OK.
3Press
4 Press
thenuse3or4to
repeat the
1, after
a
short while the
selected station will be deleted.
The
remaining stations
resorted automatically.
or 4
5 Press OK. The programme will
move to the new position.
3 Press OK to start the automatic
access
select the programme number you
wish to delete.
until you reach the
position you wish to store the
channel in.
Pr-12
to
2Use1or2toselectPRSET
the main
2 to select PR
Press
menu.
select the programme number that
you wish to move. Then press 2.
ACMS
screen
guide
again.
3 Use either the 3
tuning
1
SET then press OK.
the television stations.
6 Press
a
the television
5 Press
to
remove
are
the
menu.
If you wish to delete further
stations repeat the above process.
Selecting
1
Turn
ACMS
your television and your
Video and select the video
on
channel
2 Press
menu.
on
to
your television.
access
Press 1
or
the main
2 to select
ACMS, and then OK.
3 Follow the instructions in
ACMS,
page.
at the
beginning
Using
of this
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TV stations
adjusting
manually
You may prefer to tune your television manually. Manual tuning can be more effective if the television signal in your
weak for the ACMS to work properly. You can also fine tune your channels and customise the channel names.
Manual
1
Turn
tuning
your television and your
Video. Select the video channel on
on
your television and press
access the main menu.
2 Press either 1
9 Press OK to reveal the television
station
again
list. Use the 3
buttons to select
to
a
station
or 4
name
from the list. Press OK to select it.
2 to select PR
or
and
and the television
PR
CH
MFT
06
C40
00
or 4
correct
to
buttons to select
the programme number you want
to tune then press OK.
5 Select the CH section
(if
not
the 1
already selected) by using
or
2 buttons and then
press AV to select C
stations) or S (Cable
(Standard
stations).
6Usethe3 or4buttonstomove
through
the channel numbers to
find the
station.
required
7 The station
If the
require is not on the
list see Customising station names
opposite (Start from step No. 5).
10 To confirm the station placement
name
press
you
.
11 Press
again
to
remove
the
menu.
12 The
new
station has
now
been
stored into your Video.
Select
improve picture quality.
MFT (Manual Fine Tuning) using
the 1
or
2 buttons. Use
the 3
or 4
buttons to
adjust
the
picture.
can
then
If you wish to manually tune other
channels you should repeat the
above
To
8 Select STATION
name
by pressing
your station.
2 you
position
change them
so
there is
no
procedure.
manually tuned channel
correct position see Changing
move
to it's
the
the order of the television stations
on
page 5.
station
If the station
you require isn't
insert one manually
name
listed you can
instead of using the
Press
to
menu.
Use 1
templates.
access
or
the main
2 to select PR
SET then press OK.
2Press
numbers for the
up to
a
againthenuse3or4to
select the programme number you
wish to customise station name.
3 Press OK.
4 Press 2 to go to STATION and
then press OK.
5 Then press 2, a flashing bar
appears beneath the first letter.
is too
to select letters and
new
station
name
maximum of 5.
7 Press 1
or
2 to
move
between
the characters.
8 Press OK.
9 To confirm the
new
.
to exit the
10 press
again
11 The
station
new
position
name
stored in your Video.
names
1
or 4
press
later.
Customising
6 Use 3
need
PSET
R
be fine tuned to
can
type the CH numbers in directly.
Each channel will then be in the
station table will then appear.
4 Use the 3
may find it easier if you write the CH
numbers down for each station as
you find them. You can then select
each channel from the main menu
SET then press OK.
3 Press
name
If it is necessary for you to tune all
the television stations manually you
area
is
menu.
now
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Video
your
The main functions of your Video can be operated using either the Remote Control or front control panel on the Video.
Before starting, you should ensure that your television and your Video have been plugged in and switched on and that the video
channel
on
Playing
your television is selected.
a
video tape
Press PLAY B. The television
will
display
Auto
screen
PLAY.
tracking
automatically adjust
the tracking to give you the best
picture quality.
If the quality of the recording is poor,
repeatedly press TRK + or on the
remote control to manually adjust the
tracking until any distortions have
-
been removed.
Stopping play
Simply press STOP 9 to halt
play. The Video will revert to
video
position
on
the
playing
tape forward and
backward to look for
tape.
backwards. The
picture
shown at
times normal
seven
or
will be
play
a
Fast Forward/Rewind
To fast forward
speed,
be in
mode. Press STOP 9 then
the
tape
must not
press either 5 REW for rewind or FF
6 for fast forward. Whilst you are
rewinding
fast
forwarding you can
view the section you are passing.
Press and hold (for a few seconds)
either REW 5 or FF 6. Releasing
the REW
or
5 or
specific
you
slow
=
still
=
1 four times
2
2
Frame Advance
play
=
play
(GC990W/GC480W Only)
backwards
Reverse
play 3x speed
five times
Reverse play 7x speed
once
2x forward play
twice
7x forward play
=
=
FF
6
will return the
Video to normal rewind
or
fast
operation.
Playback,
(GC990W/GC480W Only)
Using the 1 or 2 buttons it is
possible to adjust playback speed
during playing back or still picture.
Below is a list of what speeds are
accessible and how to reach them.
1
Pressing
P/STILL ;
advance the
=
repeatedly
picture frame by
will
frame.
=
2YoucanusetheTRK+ or-but-
rewind at
or
maximum
play
once
1 three times
1
Shuttle
video cassette is
search the
1 twice
tape play rapidly forwards
Slow Motion
Picture Search
can
the
forward
television mode.
a
1
speed.
Your Video will
While
PressREW5orFF6tomake
tons to reduce any vertical movement seen on the still picture.
To switch off the slow motion and
shuttle, press the desired function.
During
slow motion and
shuttle, the
picture,
can
be
seen
reduce them with TRK
in the
+
or
a
tape
interference in the form of
perfectly
mean
are
The
normal and does not
that the video
tape
or
Video
damaged.
for up to
five minutes. The Video will then
tape
can
be
paused
automatically play back a tape in
order to avoid damaging the tape
your Video.
tape
remove
If the end of the
black and white horizontal lines. This
is
the Video
the video
cassette from your Video.
Pressing P/STILL ; will pause play,
giving you a still picture on the
screen. This picture may display
some
Removing
Press EJECT / to
-.Pausing
play
from pause.
noise bars may appear on the
picture according to the status of
tape. If distortions
3 Press PLAY B to continue
or
tape is reached,
your Video will automatically stop,
rewind, eject the tape and place itself
into
Standby
mode.
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from television programs
Recording
There
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recording,
methods you should
Instant Timer
ensure
and Timer
Recording (ITR)
the television channels
tuned
Recording.
and stored correctly
are
and that the clock is set to
the correct time.
from RCA
Recording
Instant Timer
Recording
If you wish to record directly from the
AV socket at the front of your Video,
begins recording immediately,
either for a set period of time or until
connect the device you wish to
the
record from
press AV to
the device.
using a AV cable and
display the picture from
1
tape
Turn
runs
on
Insert
a
out.
feature. This
Long Play (LP)
a
you can record
twice the amount of information on
means
each recordable video
For
example
on a
tape.
three hour
tape you would be able
(E180)
to record six
hours worth of programmes.
With Long Play picture and sound
playback quality
from that of
slightly
standard play.
are
reduced
your Video and television.
video tape into the Video.
on
your
2UsethePR+ or-buttonsto
select which programme you wish
to record. The currently selected
again
SP
or
LP will be
television
screen
Play (SP).
displayed on your
to let you know
which has been selected.
EP
provides three times
recording time as SP.
as
or
it is
while
The television
screen
Each
press of the
button will increase the
by thirty
minutes to
a
maximum of nine hours.
3 Press 0 REC/ITR to
television
screen.
SP
To view
one
channel whilst
another, press TV/VCR
VCR
on
the
tape
to
recording
disappear
display panel.
Finishing
SP 0H30
1
a
recording
Press STOP 9.
2 Press EJECT /. EJECT will
press REC
on the
appear on the television screen.
If the end of the tape is reached
You
can
also
interrupt recording
avoid unwanted
REC
to the video
your TV remote, switch to the
channel you want to watch.
begin
recording. On the first
SP (or LP) will appear
tape is paused. After five
Using
REC
programme number using the
Remote Control number buttons.
screen
your Video.
or
will show 0H30.
subsequent
time
the television
prevent damage
0 REC/ITR button twice.
recording
a
on
paused
minutes your Video will
automatically cancel recording to
length of time which you
want to record for, press the
0 REC/ITR
be
can
displayed
manually stopped.
to
scenes.
If you press P/STILL ; during ITR
the Video will enter the record pause
mode and the set period of time is
cancelled.
1
much
tape is reached
for up to five
minutes. REC PAUSE will be
Tapes
programme will be displayed on
screen. You can also select the
Press the LP button if you wish to
change to Long Play (LP), press it
to select Standard
end of the
recording. It
recording until the
To set the
television.
Your Video has
will continue
ITR
Select the Video channel
Long Play/Standard Play
The Video will start
To pause recording press
P/STILL ;.
2 Press P/STILL ;
recording.
again
to continue
your Video will
automatically stop
recording, rewind, stop and eject
the tape and place itself into
Standby.
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Recording
Allows you to specify a time at which the Video will start recording.
This can be done up to one month in advance with up to seven recordings being pre-programmed.
Ensure the television channels have been tuned and stored correctly and that the clock is set to the correct time.
9
Timer
Insert
1
Recording
video
a
Sunday
Press
individual
tape.
menu.
week. Press 1
2Use1or2toselectREC.
3 Press OK. Press OK
again
enter the timer record
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Check the details
(Monday)
and reenter it. If you want
to enter more Timer recordings,
time every
same
or
or
2 to
of the programme that you wish to
record. The Video uses a 24 hour
clock.
SP
SP
PR
SP
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using
the 3
can
the available
or 4
buttons
options
or
you
enter the numbers
When
directly.
selecting single digit
numbers remember to
put
0 first.
If you wish to record from the
VIDEO IN/AUDIO IN sockets
press AV.
5 Press 2 and enter the date of the
programme that you wish to
record. Press OK before entering
a
date to select
one
of the
automated features.
They
every
(daily) to record
day except Saturday and
are
DLY
point
the
3. Press
again
to
remove
9 Place the Video
pressing
the POWER
section you wish to change and the 3
or 4 buttons to change those sections.
Protect your
recordings
the
on
record. The Video is
SP
--
SP
--
SP
--
set to
7 Press 2 to select the
specified.
recording
speed.
Usethe3or4tomoveamong
Standard Play, Intelligent Play and
Long Play.
IP (Intelligent Play) determines how
much
tape is left and switches
speed from SP to LP, if necessary,
complete recording
the
they
save your settings. If PLEASE
CHECK is displayed you have
are, press
entered incorrect information.
recording
to
recording.
timer events
If you wish at any time to
event press 3
change
or 4
a
to
select the timer slot that you wish to
change.
Press 1 to delete
OK to edit that
or
you have made
recorded over, break off the
stop
a
being
protection
recording
tab
on
the
rear
of the video
tape that has
had its protection strip removed,
cover the hole with adhesive tape.
on a
Recording tape
You will need
to
a
to
tape
second Video for
tape copying. Connect using
a
tape
AV
cable from AUDIO IN/VIDEO IN
sockets of your Video. Select
audio/video mode on the recording
Video
by pressing
the AV
on
the
Remote Control. To monitor the
entry.
PR
programme.
8 Check that the timer event details
correct, if
Changing
To
tape. To record
record at the time you have
SP
--
now
10 Press POWER to end
are
2 buttons to select the
standby by
on
i
to
or
menu.
TIMER will appear in the Video
display to show that it is set to
SP
--
4 To enter the programme number
that you wish to record you can
scroll
screen
Use the 1
remote control.
SP
SP
the television
on
repeat the above process from
select,
then press OK to confirm.
6 Enter the time of the start and end
TIME
--
time,
days e.g.
to record at the
for the main
PR
at the set
PR-01
recording,
DATE
TIME
26
1000
::
11 00
SP
::
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SP
SP
SP
SP
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connect the
recording
Video to your TV using the standard
coaxial aerial cable.
NOTE
Your Video may also record NTSC
signal from AV input jack on the front
of Video.
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Advanced functions
Your Video has
some
advanced
(Commercial
Message) Skip
Page
Press
10
Video
your
on
operations
1
CM
PM
with features you may find useful.
to enter the main
menu.
2Use1or2toselectOPRthen
press OK.
PAL
NTSC
Signals
(Playback
or
Signals (Recording mode)
recording mode)
This enables you to skip past small
sections of the video tape, such as
commercial messages, television
adverts or film trailers.
Press the CM SKIP button
remote
Each
on
the
control, during play.
press of the button
increases the amount of the tape
which is skipped by 30 seconds, up
to a total of three minutes
(180 seconds). After the chosen time
subsequent
passed normal play will
automatically resume.
NTSC 3.58:
3 Use the 3
or 4
SOFT
OFF,
4 Press
or
buttons to select
NTSC
Use when
Signals (Playback mode)
NTSC 4.43:
menus.
has
OPR
(Optimum
Response)
Picture
This enhances the picture from the
video tape by adjusting to the
condition of the video tape. If you feel
that the
needs
picture
adjusting you
can manually change the OPR
setting.
You can only set OPR when a tape is
playing in the Video.
Use when
Colour standards
Your Video
standards,
1
2 Use 1
dual colour
PAL B/G and
4 Press
to enter the main
menu.
or
or 4
NTSC PB:
Use when
playing
back
a
back
a
tape
recorded in the NTSC system on
PAL TV.
2 to select SYSTEM
then press OK.
3 Use 3
NTSC 4.43
uses
manually.
Press
recording
signals.
SECAM B/G. During play your Video
should select the Colour System
automatically, however if you
experience problems you may need
to do it
NTSC 3.58
signals.
SHARP.
to exit the
recording
to select the colour
system used in your recording.
NTSC 3.58:
Use when
playing
tape
recorded in the NTSC system in
3.58
mode.
NTSC 4.43:
Use when
playing
back
tape
recorded in the NTSC system in
mode.
a
4.43
to exit the
menus.
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Advanced functions
Your Video has
Setting
The Video
advanced
some
uses a
24 hour
clock,
so
that for
as
example 1 pm is represented
13:00. Single digit numbers should
be entered with
instance,
1
0 in front for
a
01.
Press
to enter the main
Use the 1
or
menu.
2 buttons to select
TIME DATE then press OK.
2 Use the numbered buttons
3
or 4
or
the
the remote control to
on
enter the the
HOURS, MINUTES,
Page
11
your Video
on
with features you may find useful.
operations
On
the clock
PM
screen
1
display
can
current
be used to
2 then press OK.
3 Select OFF using 3
display the
Press
time, tape counter, tape
remaining, day, month and year, day
of week, channel and operational
mode of your Video on your
television screen. If a recording is
taking place,
the
on screen
will not be recorded onto
1
to enter the main
2 Select fOSD ON OFF
(OSD)
This
Press
displays
tape.
to
Resetting
tape
The
or
save
the
the
menu.
using
or
1
or
4.
setting.
SAFE
digital
If any other buttons on the front of
the Video are pressed, SAFE will
counter
counter
tape
recording
time
displays the play
elapsed in hours
minutes and seconds. Press CLEAR
Press OK to show the OSD.
to reset the counter to 0:00:00.
DAY, MONTH and YEAR.
When you press STOP 9 and press
REW 5, the Video will stop at
0:00:00, the point where you
reset
the counter.
HHMMDDMMYY
:.
-
-
--
--
----
Lock
(Child Lock)
You
turn off the buttons
---
.
TIME
DATE
2 Press OK
The
day of the week will appear
automatically once the date has
been entered. If you make a
mistake use 1 or 2 to select the
item and re-enter the details.
3 Once you are satisfied press
store your settings.
Control Panel
only
The
Control.
tape
counter and amount of
tape left will appear if there is
tape loaded.
3 Press OK
again
to
remove
To turn off the
completely.
on screen
a
all
screen.
displays
1
on
the
that your Video can
be operated using the Remote
repeatedly to cycle
through the display options.
OSD's from the television
to
can
so
Press the LOCK
on
the Remote
Control. SAFE will appear
television screen for a few
on
the
seconds.
None of the buttons
Panel will work
on
the Control
apart from EJECT /.
appear on the television screen for
few seconds. To unlock the Child
Lock press the LOCK
Remote Control.
again
on
a
the
Automatic power off
while
By pressing the POWER
rewinding a tape the Video will turn
off automatically when the tape
rewind has completed.
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Advanced functions
Your Video has
some
advanced
Sound
settings
(GC990W Only)
Your Video
can
stereo sound. You
sound is
1
played
Press
to
can
select the way
back.
access
the main
2 Select AUDIO with the 1
or
buttons.
3 Press OK.
4Usethe3 or4buttonsto
choose between:
channel
(left
RIGHT (right
only)
channel only)
MONO
5 Press
menu.
2
to exit the
menu.
with features you may find useful.
POWER OFF
during play.
The Video will automatically stop the
tape, rewind to the beginning and
eject the tape. It will then turn itself to
standby.
ez
Repeat
ez
You
can
tape
to
select
a
section of the video
repeat twice and then
resume
play.
1
STEREO
LEFT
back
Video
your
Power Off
Press
play
12
Page
on
operations
ez
record and
PM
Press and hold the
more
ez
REPEAT for
than 4 seconds. The Video
will
automatically rewind for as
long as the ez REPEAT is held.
2 Release the button when you want
the replay to begin.
3 The Video will then
play
the
selected section twice.
EZ REPEAT
4 To
from any
press PLAY B during the
resume
position,
first
repeat.
normal
play
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Advanced functions
Your Video has
advanced
some
PM
13
Page
your Video
on
with features you may find useful.
operations
NO. OF TIMER PROGRAMME
Video Doctor
The Video Doctor will show the status
2Shows
of
recording programmed.
1
aspects of the Video.
Press
to
access
the main
2 Select Dr. with the 1
or
the number of timer
NEXT TIMER PROGRAMME
menu.
PR-01 26 10:00-11:00 SP
2 buttons.
Shows the current status of timer
3 Press OK.
recording.
5 Press
to
the television
VIDEO DOCTOR
Language
HEAD STATUS
TAPE STATUS
NO. OF TIMER PROGRAMME
It is
NEXT TIMER PROGRAMME
on
the
following
buttons to check
features.
need
tape heads
cleaning.
NOT RECORDABLE: The
Cassette in the Video has had its
protection
removed,
insert
tape suitable for recording.
a
screen.
selection
can
choose between
display the main menu.
ABC using the 1 or 2
to
buttons.
3 Press OK to reveal the
choice
TAPE STATUS
tabs
Press
2 Select
PLEASE CLEAN: The
from
ENGLISH, DEUTSCH, FRANCAIS,
POLSKI and P"CCK»....
1
HEAD STATUS
menu
to
shown in. You
or 4
the
change the language
screen displays are
possible
that the
OK
4 Use the 3
remove
language
screen.
Select your desired language
using the 3 or 4 buttons.
4 Press
to store the
settings.
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Page
Troubleshooting
If you
No
?
are
having
trouble with your Video
and
picture
Check that the Video
been
at
a
plugged
plug
has
in and switched
on
and switched
plugged
?
in
on.
and
securely
?
Video.
Check that you have tuned into a
video channel on your television.
If you are using a AV connection,
check that the cable is secure and
?
playback
picture
?
?
is
+
or
resolved, the problem
If the cassette contains
that you have recently
made from the television, the
recording
television channels may not be
tuned to the Video correctly.
see
Check that the
being recorded
(GC990W Only)
?
securely
?
in
plugged
?
Check that the batteries have
been inserted
correctly
into the
?
?
Try adjusting
?
tape
on
cannot be
been
a
cassette
correctly
tuned to your
?
your television.
menu
option
check that the
has been
Check your television user guide
to see if you have a stereo feature
your television.
Autoplay
?
If the
does not work
safety tab
has not been
removed from the video cassette
Video.
this function will not work.
right
way
round? The windows should be at
arrow
on
In the Audio
on
already.
top and the
in stereo.
selected.
securely
Ensure that the television has
was
to check that
Check your television user guide
to see if you have a NICAM stereo
STEREO
Check the aerial lead is
connected to the correct sockets.
?
guide
(GC990W Only)
the horizontal control
and
TV
a
menu.
NoHi-Fisound
how to do this.
undamaged
Consult
feature
?
your television, you should
consult your television user guide
?
Is the video cassette the
pointing
picture
from it.
signal being
Check that there is not
the
selected in the NICAM
on
quality.
in the Video
The video cassette may be
damaged. Insert another video
cassette and check the
if the
Check that AUTO has been
the broadcast
The top of the video
picture is unstable
?
inserted
?
Has the Video been
and switched on?
the television is
by
A video
?
a
and
safety tab
prevent recording has
received
to reduce the amount of
visible interference.
?
does not work
programmes properly.
Check the rear of the video
reasonable
may have been the cassette itself.
Try using the tracking buttons TRK
-
NICAM sound is not
been removed.
poor
different video cassette. If the
Try
problem
a
or a
service centre.
Remote Control.
Check that the Video has been
used to
your television.
calling your
Check the aerial lead is
cassette to
?
No
your
television set. If you cannot receive
a picture through your aerial, the
tuned to the television
that the correct AV channel is
on
on
connected to the correct sockets.
?
selected
reception
undamaged
in both the television and the
?
Check the
before
The Remote Control
television broadcasts.
connected to the correct sockets
?
following
Video will be unable to record
Check the aerial lead is
undamaged
check the
TV programmes cannot
be recorded
mains wall socket and that
the television has been
?
sound
no
please
should be
toward the Video.
?
This function will not work
during the "Lock" operation
(See page 11).
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Page
TV
with the
your
Controlling
technical specifications
Specifications
are
correct at time of
at any time without
You
can
level, input
source, and power switch of your LG
TV with the supplied remote control.
By pressing
Turn the TV
TV PR +/--
Scans up or down through
memorized channels.
Adjust
on or
off.
the volume of
the TV.
TV AV
Switch the TV's
source
Controlling
input
between the TV
and other
input
sources.
other TVs
with the remote control
can
control the sound
General
manufacturer code for your TV
(see the table on the right).
2
Release TV POWER button.
code number is listthat works with
one
at
a
Power
Video
time
110-240V~,50/60Hz
consumption
Head System
Tape speed
Tape
Format
recording time
Manufacturer
Code Number
Max.
LG / GoldStar
1
Rewind time
Zenith
(Default),
2
1,3,4
Samsung
6,7
Sony
8,9
Hitachi
4
Notes
your TV, some or all
buttons may not function on the
TV, even after entering the correct
Depending
on
manufacturer code.
?
If you enter a new code number,
the code number previously
entered will be erased.
down TV POWER
button, press the number
buttons to select the
one
until you find the
your TV.
manufacturer code.
holding
than
one
as
While
more
Power
ed, try entering them
level, input
well. If your TV is listed in the
table below, set the appropriate
1
products may change
controllable TVs
source, and power switch of non-LG
TVs
and
Specifications
?
You
constantly innovating
Code numbers of
If
can
TV POWER
TV VOL +/--
is
warning.
control the sound
You
printing. LG
remote control and
supplied
Dimensions
Weight
Operating temperature
Operating humidity
Timer
(Energy Saving mode: 3 Watts)
Double azimuth 4 heads, helical scanning (GC990W/GC480W)
Rotary 2 heads, helical scanning (GC260W)
PAL: 23.39 mm/sec (SP mode) 11.69 mm/sec (LP mode)
NTSC: 33.35 mm/sec (SP mode) 11.12 mm/sec (LP mode)
Tape width 12.7mm (0.5 inch)
PAL: 4 hours (SP mode, E-240 Tape) 8 hours (LP mode, E-240 Tape)
NTSC: 2 hours (SP mode, T-120 Tape) 8 hours (EP mode, T-160 Tape)
Approx. 65 (±10) secs (E-180 tape)
360x82x230mm(WxHxD)
2.87kg
5º C
When you replace the batteries of
the remote, the code number you
have set may be reset to the
default setting. Set the appropriate
code number
again.
-
35º C
Less than 80%
24 hours
display type
Video
Television system
CCIR standard
Recording format
RF reception
PAL/MESECAM/NTSC 3.58/NTCS 4.43
RF OUT
Input level
Output level
Signal to noise
(625 lines, 50 fields)
PAL(B/G, D/K)/SECAM(B/G, D/K) colour signal
PAL B/G, SECAM B/G
PAL G
VIDEO IN
VIDEO
ratio
RF modulator
(RCA) 1.0 Vp-p, 75 Ohm unbalanced
OUT (RCA) 1.0 Vp-p, 75 Ohm unbalanced
More than 43 dBm
UHF channel 28-68
(Adjustable)
Audio
Input
level
AUDIO IN
-
?
12 Watts
Approx.
Output
level
more
6.0
response
noise ratio
range
than 47 kohms
(RCA)
dBm, less than
Mono track & Hi
Frequency
Signal to
Dynamic
dBm,
AUDIO OUT
-
Track
6.0
(RCA)
Normal
100 Hz
-
1 kohms
Fi Track
10 kHz
(-6/+3 dBm)
Hi-Fi:20Hz-20kHz(-3/+3dBm)
Hi-Fi : More than 70 dB (JIS A filter)
Hi-Fi : More than 85 dB (JIS A filter)
:
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