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User
guide
Video
Model: FC950SW FC930W
FC450SW
FC250SW
PAL
Before
please
connecting, operating or adjusting your new Video,
read this user guide carefully. Thank you.
Model No. FC950SW/FC450SW/FC250SW/FC930W
Part No. 3834RP0092Q
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Contents, safety and cleaning
Please read the
following
information
carefully.
2
Contents
Safety
?
Introducing your Video
and remote control
Connecting
to
a
television
Position your Video
bright light
3
4
Cleaning
so
sunlight
or
?
that
falls
no
?
Care should be taken not to
expose your Video to any
Tuning
TV stations
Adjusting
TV stations
unnecessary
dust or heat.
5
manually
6
air.
onto it.
?
vibration, moisture,
The
Unplug
supply.
the Video from the mains
exposed
to
and that
no
damp cloth,
dripping or splashing
objects filled with
such
on
not be
as
the
vases, shall be
apparatus.
cleaners
or
do not
a
soft
apply liquid
aerosol cleaners.
Never spray cleaning
near the Video.
liquids
on or
advisable to
Operating
your Video
7
cable and mains
accidental
Recording
Television programs
Timer recording
Advanced functions
unplug both the aerial
plug to prevent
damage to your Video
1
2 Clean the cabinet with
apparatus shall
liquids,
placed
electrical storms it is
?During
Ensure that your Video is placed in
position to allow a free flow of
a
directly
and TV.
8
?
9
10-13
Do not
operate your Video if it is
damaged.
?
If your Video still does not operate
it and call your
dealer. Your Video should not be
properly, unplug
Tr oubleshooting
14
specifications
15
?
Never
remove
your Video
to very
as
the
top
this
can
high voltage
hazards.
cover
may. This dirt can accumulate on the
video heads after a long period of
time and
To
of
expose you
and other
cleaning
High quality video tapes will not
normally deposit dirt onto the video
heads, but old or damaged tapes
cause
become blurred
repaired by anyone except
qualified service personnel.
Technical
Video head
c l ean
heads
the
picture
to
broken up.
the video heads use a video
or
cleaning tape
electrical stores.
available from
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your Video and Remote Control
Introducing
Most of your Video's functions are accessed using the Remote Control. A summary of the functions of the main
buttons are shown below (right), other buttons are described elsewhere in this guide.
Before
using
the remote control, press the VCR or TV button to select the device to be operated.
can also be operated using the control panel on the front of your Video.
Basic functions of your Video
3
To record the programme
you
To turn the Video
After
turning on,
operated by the
To
stop
eject
on.
the Video
can
To rewind
be
To
To control
an LG TV only. If your LG TV
respond, press the TV and
no. 2 buttons, together. To reset, press
TV and button 1. Removing the
To control the Video
watching
Remote Control
does not
tape
a
play
a
Remote Control's batteries auto resets
tape
this feature.
To fast
forward
Tape Compartment
or
the
are
tape
a
tape
To watch
one
TV
TV/VCR
TV
VCR
MUTE
channel whilst
POWER
STOP
REW
EJECT
FF
recording
another.
To
display
2
the
AV
To reset the
tape
counter to
zero
OK
Panel
To Pause
a
tape
view it frame
by
or
recording speed
of the
frame
tape
CM SKIP
REW
FC930W
FC450SW/FC250SW
for
input
recording
search
by 30
picture
secs.
P/STILL
REC/ITR
FF
PLAY
ez
To record programme
being watched
To pause and view
frame by frame
POWER OFF
ez
REPEAT
See page 12
456
them via the MENU
button.
7890
Select the channel
POWER
STOP
the
23
move
through the menus,
after accessing
and off
on
s e lect
PROG.
STOP
Use the 3/4/1/2
buttons to
To
To fast forward
VOL
CLEAR
To select the
Remote
Control
Sensor
To turn the TV
TV AV
CLK/CNT
VOL
LP
Display
:
AV)
source
PROG.
on
screen menu
channel you
want to watch.
TV control button
sound
MENU
i
Select the
(LG
POWER, PROG. (4/3), VOL(1/2),
MUTE and TV
EJECT
PLAY
REW
you want to watch
FF
(3/4).
Usethe1and2
buttons to
C.LOCK
To switch the child
lock
on
and off
change
the TV volume.
Video IN and Audio IN sockets
such
Audio IN
Video IN
are
for
connecting
Video Cameras, Games Consoles and other
Video. You will need to connect to them using an Audio
as
Video cable.
Press OK to
devices
approve a menu
item or show the
clock
Don't
or
counter.
forget
to install three AAA
type batteries in the Remote Control.
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to a television
The information
given here refers to the two most common forms of connection. Make sure that all the appliances
unplugged from the mains power, before making any connections to avoid causing damage to your equipment.
Using a AV cable to connect your appliances will give you the best sound and picture quality.
are
4
Connection
Television
(not supplied)
guide
Press POWER
Control to
Roof aerial
connected to the AERIAL socket
(not supplied)
of your Video.
Video
screen,
If you are using the RF cable a
connection needs to be made from
channel.
the RF.OUT socket
clearly, go
your Video to
your television.
on
until the test
(R)
on
positon
between 28
your television.
Press PROG. 3
the television
or 4 on
picture
the Video
appear
clearly
on
screen.
the back of the
on
Video.
Video cable
FC450SW/FC250SW have
vacant
If you have a AV socket connection
your television you can connect
OUT sockets
VIDEO OUT
AUDIO IN
a
do not appear
to next.
sockets to the AUDIO OUT/VIDEO
AUDIO /
:
Select
picture
and 68
the television's AUDIO IN/VIDEO IN
Audio cable
Note
If the test
AV socket
on
RF cable
picture
clearly on the television
the position 68 is your video
RF cable
on
standby
than 4 seconds. If the test
appear
the aerial socket
AUDIO/VIDEO IN
on
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
put the Video
no
and AUDIO OUT
(R)
sockets.
Tune
a
If you are
the video
using a AV connection then
picture will be shown on the
video channel
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
to select
a
signal,
test
a
RF cable you need
Video channel
on your
television and tune it to the Video
Tu rn
a
on
picture.
position
can
also set the
Video with
the Video and TV.
Select the vacant
TV.
You
68
on
your
output frequency
to OFF if there is any interference
when your TV is connected to the
a
AV cable.
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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
See
Changing
the order of the
television stations and
appear.
in
which you want them. If they are
not in the order that you would like
they can be moved or deleted.
You will find it useful to have
1
Deleting
to store the
settings.
Press
to
menu.
Use 1
access
or
2 Press
buttons to
or 4 until you reach the
you wish to store the
channel in.
5 Press OK. The programme will
move to the new position.
process.
4 When the ACMS has finished
screen
or 4
position
3 Press OK to start the automatic
showing
6 Press
a
to leave the
menu.
all the channels
To
that have been found and the
positions they have
will be displayed.
been
placed
in
move
other programs
above process.
the main
thenuse3or4to
select the programme number you
wish to delete.
4 Press
repeat the
1, after
a
short while the
selected station will be deleted.
The
remaining stations
automatically.
are
resorted
4 Press 3
Pr-12
ACMS
access
then press OK.
3Press
select the programme number that
you wish to move. Then press 2.
ACMS
to
2Use1or2toselectPRSET
the main
2 to select PR
Press
menu.
again.
3 Use either the 3
tuning
1
guide
SET then press OK.
the television stations.
6 Press
a
current television programme
to hand during this operation.
the television
5 Press
to
remove
the
menu.
If you wish to delete further
stations repeat the above process.
Selecting
1
Tu rn
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
Tu rn
tuning
your television and your
Video. Select the video channel on
on
your television and press
access the main menu.
2 Press either 1
or
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.
or 4
PR
CH
MFT
06
C40
00
to
buttons to select
5 Select the CH section
(if
not
2 buttons and then
press AV to select C
or S (Cable
stations)
(Standard
stations).
6Usethe3 or4buttonstomove
through
the channel numbers to
find the
required
7 The station
or
the 3
or 4
2 buttons. Use
buttons to
adjust
the
picture.
then
name
by pressing
your station.
name
see
press
2 you
.
11 Press
again
to
remove
the
menu.
new
station has
now
been
stored into your Video.
If you wish to manually tune other
channels you should repeat the
above
To
8 Select STATION
can
you require is not on the
Customising station names
opposite (Start from step No. 5).
10 To confirm the station placement
be fine tuned to
can
improve picture quality. Select
MFT (Manual Fine Tuning) using
the 1
If the
12 The
station.
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 name you require isn't
listed you can insert one manually
instead of using the templates.
Press
to
menu.
Use 1
access
or
the main
2 to select PR
SET then press OK.
2Press
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
10 press
again
11 The
station
new
position
.
to exit the
name
stored in your Video.
names
1
or 4
numbers for the
press
later.
Customising
6 Use 3
need
PSET
R
list
already selected) by using
or
type the CH numbers in directly.
Each channel will then be in the
correct
the programme number you want
to tune then press OK.
the 1
may find it easier if you write the CH
numbers down for each station as
and
and the television
station table will then appear.
4 Use the 3
If it is necessary for you to tune all
the television stations manually you
you find them. You can then select
each channel from the main menu
2 to select PR
SET then press OK.
3 Press
name
area
is
menu.
now
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your Video
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 u. The television
will
display
Auto
screen
PLAY.
automatically adjust
the tracking to give you the best
picture quality.
If the quality of the recording is poor,
repeatedly press 4 or 3 on the
remote control to manually adjust the
tracking until any distortions have
been removed.
Stopping play
video
video cassette is
position
on
the
playing
tape forward and
backward to look for
tape.
picture
times normal
seven
or
will be
play
a
Fast Forward/Rewind
To f ast forward
speed,
be in
specific
you
the
mode. Press STOP 9 then
tape
must not
press either 5 REW for rewind or FF
6 for fast forward. Whilst you are
rewinding or fast forwarding you can
view the section you are passing.
Press and hold (for a few seconds)
the REW
5 or
5 or
=
=
slow
1 four times
2
2
Frame Advance
play
still
=
play
backwards
Reverse
play 3x speed
five times
Reverse play 7x speed
once
2x forward play
twice
7x forward play
=
=
=
=
rewind at
or
maximum
play
once
1 three times
1
FF
FF
6
Releasing
6.
will return the
Video to normal rewind
or
fast
operation.
Slow Motion
Picture Search
search the
backwards. The
shown at
forward
television mode.
can
1 twice
either REW
Simply press STOP 9 to halt
play. The Video will revert to
a
1
tape play rapidly forwards
speed.
tracking
Your Video will
While
PressREW5orFF6tomake
the
Playback,
(FC950SW/FC450SW/
FC930W Only)
1
Pressing
P/STILL ;
advance the
picture
repeatedly
by
will
frame
frame.
To switch off the slow motion and
shuttle, press the desired function.
During
slow motion and
shuttle, the
noise bars may appear on the
picture according to the status of
tape. If distortions
picture,
can
be
seen
reduce them with 3
Pausing
a
some
(FC950SW/FC450SW/
FC930W Only)
is
interference in the form of
perfectly
are
normal and does not
that the video
tape
or
Video
damaged.
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
The
accessible and how to reach them.
your Video.
the still
picture.
play
from pause.
the Video
tape
tape
black and white horizontal lines. This
mean
seen on
Removing
4.
Pressing P/STILL ; will pause play,
giving you a still picture on the
screen. This picture may display
Shuttle
to reduce any vertical movement
3 Press PLAY u to continue
in the
or
2Youcanusethe3 or4buttons
tape can be paused for up to
five minutes. The Video will then
automatically play back a tape in
order to avoid damaging the tape
or
Press EJECT / to
remove
the video
cassette from your Video.
If the end of the
tape is reached,
your Video will automatically stop,
rewind, eject the tape and place itself
into
Standby
mode.
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Instant Timer
recording,
methods you should
recording
PM
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from television programs
Recording
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and Timer
Recording (ITR)
the television channels
are
Recording.
correctly
tuned and stored
and that the clock is set to
the correct time.
from RCA
Recording
Instant Timer
If you wish to record directly from the
AV socket at the back of your Video,
either for
connect the device you wish to
the
record from
press AV to
the device.
using a AV cable and
display the picture from
ITR
1
tape
Tu rn
runs
on
Insert
a
out.
Long Play (LP)
a
feature. This means you can record
twice the amount of information on
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
are
slightly
play.
reduced
on
your
SP
or
LP will be
television
screen
Play (SP).
displayed on your
to let you know
which has been selected.
buttons to
select which programme you wish
currently selected
to record. The
tape is reached
or
can be paused for up to five
minutes. REC PAUSE will be
Tapes
it is
s et
the
screen
time
by thirty
minutes to
a
maximum of nine hours.
television
screen.
SP
one
channel whilst
another, press TV/VCR
VCR
on
the
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 view
your TV remote, switch to the
channel you want to watch.
begin
recording. On the first
(or LP) will appear
SP
screen
Using
REC
programme number using the
Remote Control number buttons.
the television
your Video.
or
will show 0H30.
press of the
REC/ITR 0 button will increase the
subsequent
recording
on
tape is paused. After five
automatically cancel recording to
prevent damage to the video tape
for, press the
REC/ITR 0 button twice.
The television
a
minutes your Video will
of time which you
length
want to record
programme will be displayed on
You can also select the
3 Press REC/ITR 0 to
displayed
while
screen.
Press the LP button if you wish to
change to Long Play (LP), press it
to select Standard
or 4
recording. It
recording until the
manually stopped.
Each
2 Use the PROG. 3
from that of standard
again
end of the
To
your Video and television.
video tape into the Video.
television.
Your Video has
will continue
begins recording immediately,
a set period of time or until
Select the Video channel
Long Play/Standard Play
The Video will start
Recording
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
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
video
a
Sunday
Recording
Press
tape.
menu.
week. Press 1
2Use1or2toselectREC.
3 Press OK. Press OK
again
enter the timer record
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(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
PR-01
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
3. Press
again
to
remove
or
2 buttons to select the
Protect your
recordings
menu.
9 Place the Video
pressing
on
standby by
the POWER
the
on
TIMER will appear in the Video
display to show that it is set to
SP
--
SP
--
SP
--
SP
--
record at the time you have
stop a recording you have made
being recorded over, break off the
protection tab on the rear of the video
specified.
tape. To record
record. The Video is
SP
--
4 To enter the programme number
that you wish to record you can
scroll
point
the
Use the 1
section you wish to change and the 3
or 4 buttons to change those sections.
remote control.
SP
SP
the television
on
screen
repeat the above process from
select,
then press OK to confirm.
6 Enter the time of the start and end
TIME
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time,
days e.g.
to record at the
for the main
PR
at the set
individual
now
set to
had its
i
7 Press 2 to select the
To
Changing
recording
timer events
If you wish at any time to
change
a
cover
on a
tape that has
protection strip removed,
the hole with adhesive
Recording tape
to
tape.
tape
speed.
Usethe3or4tomoveamong
Standard Play, Intelligent Play and
Long Play.
IP (Intelligent Play) determines how
select the timer slot that you wish to
to
change.
cable from AUDIO IN/VIDEO IN
much
entry.
tape is left and switches
speed from SP to LP, if necessary,
to
complete recording
the
correct, if they are, press
your settings. If PLEASE
CHECK is displayed you have
entered incorrect information.
save
event press 3
Press 1 to delete
PR
PR-01
programme.
8 Check that the timer event details
are
recording
to
or
or 4
to
OK to edit that
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a
second Video for
tape copying. Connect using
tape
a
AV
sockets of your Video. Select
audio/video mode on the recording
Video
DATE
--
You will need
by pressing
the AV
on
the
Remote Control. To monitor the
recording,
connect the
recording
Video to your TV using the standard
coaxial aerial cable.
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Advanced functions
Your Video has
some
advanced
(Commercial
Message) Skip
Press
Page
10
your Video
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
on
the
control, during play.
Each subsequent press of the button
increases the amount of the tape
NTSC 3.58:
which is skipped by 30 seconds, up
to a total of three minutes
3 Use the 3
(180 seconds). After the chosen
has passed normal play will
automatically resume.
4 Press
OPR
(Optimum
Response)
time
Picture
This enhances the picture from the
video tape by adjusting to the
condition of the video tape. If you feel
that the
picture needs adjusting you
manually change the OPR
setting.
You can only set OPR when a tape is
playing in the Video.
can
or 4
OFF, SOFT
or
buttons to select
NTSC
Use when
Signals (Playback mode)
SHARP.
to exit the
Use when
uses
dual colour
4 Press
SECAM B/G. During play your Video
should select the Colour System
automatically, however if you
experience problems you may need
1
manually.
Press
2 Use 1
to enter the main
or
2 to select SYSTEM
or 4
NTSC PB:
Use when
playing
back
recorded in the NTSC
a tape
system on
PAL TV.
menu.
then press OK.
3 Use 3
recording
NTSC 4.43
signals.
standards, PAL B/G and
to do it
NTSC 3.58
NTSC 4.43:
menus.
Colour standards
Your Video
recording
signals.
to select the colour
system used in your recording.
NTSC 3.58:
Use when
playing
back
recorded in the NTSC
a tape
system in
3.58
mode.
NTSC 4.43:
Use when
playing
back
recorded in the NTSC
mode.
a tape
system in
4.43
to exit the
menus.
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Your Video has
Setting
The Video
that for
as
uses a
24 hour
clock,
so
example 1 pm is represented
Single digit numbers should
13:00.
instance,
0 in front for
a
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,
11
with features you may find useful.
1
display
screen
This
can
current
be used to
of
Press
time, tape counter, tape
week,
month and year,
day
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 then press OK.
3 Select OFF using 3
display the
channel and
Press
2 Select fOSD ON OFF
(OSD)
remaining, day,
01.
Page
your Video
on
operations
On
the clock
be entered with
1
advanced
some
PM
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
tape
counter
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.
Child Lock
HHMMDDMMYY
:.
-
-
--
--
----
---
.
You
TIME
DATE
2 Press OK
The
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
store your
are
satisfied press
settings.
tape
3 Press OK
again
to
remove
OSD's from the television
to
To turn off the
completely.
only
counter and amount of
tape left will appear if there is
tape loaded.
on screen
can
turn off the buttons
Control Panel
repeatedly to cycle
through the display options.
a
all
screen.
displays
on
the
that your Video can
be operated using the Remote
so
Control.
1
Press the C.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 C.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.
FC950/930/450/250_92Q_ENG
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Advanced functions
Your Video has
some
advanced
Sound
settings
(FC950SW/FC930W Only)
Your Video
can
record and
stereo sound. You
sound is
1
played
Press
to
can
play
back
select the way
back.
access
the main
2 Select AUDIO with the 1
or
menu.
2
ez
POWER OFF
during play.
automatically stop the
to the beginning and
tape, rewind
eject the tape. It will then
turn itself to
can
to
select
a
section of the video
repeat twice and then
STEREO
1
LEFT
(left channel only)
RIGHT (right channel only)
MONO
menu.
Press and hold the
more
REPEAT for
ez
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.
Operation
PLAY u
Power On
Play
FF6
Power On
Fast-forward
Power On
Rewind
EJECT /
Eject
Power Off
REC/ITR 0
Power On
REW
5
If
a
a
tape
video
.
3 The Video will then
play
the
selected section twice.
EZ REPEAT
4 To
resume
position,
first
as
Press
resume
play.
choose between:
will work
tape
below.
Repeat
You
power of your Video is off and a
is inserted. The power turns on
automatically and then the
appropriate operation
standby.
tape
(easy) Operation
If you press PLAY u, FF 6, REW 5,
EJECT / or REC/ITR 0 when the
The Video will
4Usethe3 or4buttonsto
to exit the
ez
Power Off
Press
3 Press OK.
5 Press
with features you may find useful.
Operations
ez
ez
12
Page
your Video
on
operations
ez
buttons.
PM
normal
play
press PLAY u
repeat.
from any
during the
the video
tape
back
a
a
tape
a
tape
tape
Enter pause record mode.
with
no
safety tab
is
loaded,
tape will be ejected automatically.
FC950/930/450/250_92Q_ENG
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9:07
Advanced functions
Your Video has
advanced
some
PM
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
13
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.
to
remove
the television
VIDEO DOCTOR
Language
HEAD STATUS
TAPE STATUS
NO. OF TIMER PROGRAMME
It is
NEXT TIMER PROGRAMME
possible
that the
OK
to
the
menu
from
buttons to check
or 4
following
features.
1
PLEASE CLEAN: The
tape heads
cleaning.
change the language
displays are
can
choose between
NOT RECORDABLE: The
Cassette in the Video has had its
tape
tabs
display the main menu.
using the 1 or 2
buttons.
3 Press OK to reveal the
choice
TAPE STATUS
protection
to
removed, insert
suitable for
recording.
a
language
screen.
Select your desired language
using the 3 or 4 buttons.
4 Press
access
the main
3 Press OK.
Polski,
Press
to
selection
2 Select ABC
HEAD STATUS
need
and
(English Only).
Press
2 Select TALK VCR with the
English, Russian, Deutsch, Francais
the
1
screen.
on screen
shown in. You
4 Use the 3
A voice tells you how to use the
features in the menus if TALK VCR is
on
recording.
5 Press
Talking VCR
(FC950SW/FC450SW/
FC250SW)
to store the
settings.
1
or
2 buttons.
4 Use the 3
on or
menu.
off.
or 4
buttons to select
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Page
Troubleshooting
If you
No
?
are
having
trouble with your Video
picture and
been
at
a
plugged
plug
has
in and switched
on
mains wall socket and that
the television has been
and switched
?
sound
no
Check that the Video
plugged
?Check the
in
securely
?
connected to the correct sockets
?
If you are using a AV connection,
check that the cable is secure and
on
playback
picture
?Try
a
or a
problem
is
resolved, the problem
may have been the cassette itself.
?Try using the tracking buttons 3
or 4 to reduce the amount of
visible interference.
?If the cassette contains
a
television channels may not be
tuned to the Video correctly.
and
(FC950SW/FC930W Only)
plugged
in
?Inthe Audio
?
STEREO
Check that the batteries have
correctly
into the
safety tab
prevent recording has
see
?The video cassette may be
damaged. Insert another video
cassette and check the
Check that the
A video
signal being
quality.
tape
how to do this.
cassette
already.
right way
round? The windows should be at
top and the
arrow
should be
toward the Video.
securely
Ensure that the television has
been
a
and
connected to the correct sockets.
?
Is the video cassette the
pointing
the horizontal control
Check the aerial lead is
undamaged
cannot be
Check that there is not
the
on
?
inserted
in the Video
adjusting
your television, you should
consult your television user guide
on
the television is
by
picture
from it.
?Try
correctly
Video.
check that the
has been
Check your television user guide
see if you have a stereo feature
to
The top of the video
picture is unstable
if the
menu
option
selected.
?
on
securely
Check that the Video has been
received
?
Has the Video been
and switched on?
been removed.
?
recording that you have recently
made from the television, the
?
Check the aerial lead is
reasonable
different video cassette. If the
NoHi-Fisound
does not work
Remote Control.
used to
poor
service centre.
The Remote Control
television broadcasts.
cassette to
?
No
calling your
been inserted
programmes properly.
?Check the rear of the video
your television.
before
Video will be unable to record
tuned to the television
that the correct AV channel is
selected
on
connected to the correct sockets.
?
?Check that you have tuned into a
video channel on your television.
reception
undamaged
in both the television and the
Video.
following
your
television set. If you cannot receive
a picture through your aerial, the
Check the aerial lead is
undamaged
check the
TV programmes cannot
be recorded
on.
and
please
tuned to your
your television.
Autoplay does
?
If the
safety tab
not work
has not been
removed from the video cassette
this function will not work.
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Technical
specifications
Specifications
correct at time of
are
at any time without
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printing. LG
is
15
constantly innovating
and
warning.
Specifications
General
Power
Power
Video
110-240V~,50/60Hz
consumption
Head System
Tape speed
Tape Format
Max. recording time
Rewind time
Dimensions
Weight
Operating temperature
Operating humidity
Timer
Approx.
12 Watts
(Energy Saving
mode: 3
Watts)
Double azimuth 4 heads, helical scanning (FC950SW/FC450SW/FC930W)
Rotary 2 heads, helical scanning (FC250SW)
23.39 mm/sec
(SP mode) 11.69 mm/sec (LP mode)
Tape width 12.7mm (0.5 inch)
4 hours (SP mode, E-240 Tape) 8 hours (LP mode, E-240 Tape)
Approx. 65 (±10) secs (E-180 tape)
360x94x230mm(WxHxD)
3.2 kg
5ºC-35ºC
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
(RCA) 1.0 Vp-p, 75 Ohm unbalanced
(RCA) 1.0 Vp-p, 75 Ohm unbalanced
VIDEO OUT
ratio
RF modulator
More than 43 dBm
UHF channel 28-68
(Adjustable)
Audio
Input
level
AUDIO IN
-
Output
level
more
6.0
response
noise ratio
range
than 47 kohms
(RCA)
dBm, less than
Mono track & Hi
Frequency
Signal to
Dynamic
(RCA)
dBm,
AUDIO OUT
-
Track
6.0
Normal
-
1 kohms
Fi Track
: 100 Hz
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)
-
products may change
FC950/930/450/250_92Q_ENG
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9:07
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Model No. FC950SW/FC450SW/FC250SW/FC930W
Part No. 3834RP0092Q
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