User
guide
Video
Model: GC270W
PAL
Before
please
connecting, operating or adjusting your new Video,
read this user guide carefully. Thank you.
Contents, safety and cleaning
Please read the
following
information
carefully.
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Contents
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Introducing your Video
and remote control
Connecting
to
Video head
Safety
a
television
4
Position your Video
bright light
3
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so
sunlight
or
that
falls
no
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TV stations
and that
Care should be taken not to
liquids,
placed
Adjusting
TV stations
unnecessary
dust or heat.
5
manually
6
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vibration, moisture,
electrical storms it is
During
your Video
unplug both the aerial
cable and mains plug to prevent
accidental damage to your Video
7
Recording
and TV.
Television programs
Timer recording
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9
Advanced functions
10-13
Do not
and
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If your Video still does not operate
properly, unplug it and call your
dealer. Your Video should not be
Never
remove
your Video
to very
as
the
top
this
can
high voltage
cover
of
expose you
and other
hazards.
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Ensure that your Video is placed in
position to allow a free flow of
a
air.
such
on
Unplug
supply.
as
the
vases, shall be
apparatus.
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 Video from the mains
damp cloth,
or
do not
a
soft
apply liquid
aerosol cleaners.
Never spray cleaning
near the Video.
liquids
on or
the
picture
to
broken up.
To clean the video heads use a video
heads
or
cleaning tape
electrical stores.
2 Clean the cabinet with
cleaners
repaired by anyone except
qualified service personnel.
the
dripping or splashing
no objects filled with
operate your Video if it is
damaged.
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Troubleshooting
Controlling your TV with
supplied remote control
technical specifications
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not be
to
Cleaning
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advisable to
Operating
apparatus shall
onto it.
expose your Video to any
Tuning
The
exposed
directly
cleaning
available from
Introducing
your Video and Remote Control
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.
Basic functions of your Video
can
also be
operated using
the control
panel
the front of your Video.
on
3
To turn the Video
After
turning
operated by
To
on, the Video
can
To record the programme you
be
are
watching
the Remote Control
stop
eject
on.
TV control buttons
To rewind
To
or
the
tape
Tape Compartment
a
play
tape
a
(Controlling your TV
supplied
with the
tape
remote control
To fast forward
a
-See page
tape
15)
To switch the child
lock
on
and off
PLAY
To select the
To select the
recording speed
of the
source
tape
To record
Select the channel
you want to watch.
Display
Panel
Remote
Control
Sensor
To Pause
a
tape
view it frame
by
or
frame
through the menus,
after accessing them
To pause and view
frame by frame
display
via the MENU button.
Select the channel
you want to watch
the
(PR+/-).
adjust tracking
(TRK+/-).
on screen menu
To reset the
tape
counter to
zero
To
To fast forward
picture
search
30
Audio IN
Video IN
Video IN and Audio IN sockets
are
for
connecting
devices such
input
recording
Use the 3/4/1/2
buttons to move
programme
being watched
To
for
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
as
one
TV
channel whilst
Video Cameras, Games Consoles and other Video. You will need to
connect to them using an Audio Video cable.
recording
See page 12
Don't
forget
to install AAA
another.
Feature is not available.
type batteries in the Remote Control.
Connecting
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
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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
If the test
Select
a
picture
vacant
and 68
If you have a AV socket connection
your television you can connect
until the test
the television's AUDIO IN/VIDEO IN
on
do not appear
to next.
AV socket
on
RF cable
picture
clearly on the television
the position 36 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
position
between 22
your television.
Press PROG. 3
the television
or 4 on
picture
the Video
appear
clearly
on
screen.
sockets to the AUDIO OUT/VIDEO
OUT sockets
Audio cable
AUDIO /
the back of the
on
Video.
VIDEO OUT
Video cable
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.
You should
Aerial in
RF out
use
RF connection
either
or a
If you
a
AV
connection between your
Video and Television.
are
using
to select
a
signal,
test
a
RF cable you need
Video channel
on your
television and tune it to the Video
Turn
a
on
picture.
TV.
position
can
also set the
Video with
the Video and TV.
Select the vacant
You
a
AV cable.
Press POWER
36
on
your
output frequency
to OFF if there is any interference
when your TV is connected to the
on
the front of your
video when you have finished.
Tuning
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
Changing
Press the POWER
to turn
5 Check that the channels
on
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
appear.
Use 1 or 2 to select
correspond
to the
positions
a
See
desired TV
system according to the
live in (I/I, B/G, D/K).
area
you
in
which you want them. If they are
not in the order that you would like
they can be moved or deleted.
Changing
the order of the
television stations and
Deleting
You will find it useful to have
to store the
settings.
a
current television programme
to hand during this operation.
1
Press
to
menu.
Use 1
access
or
the main
again.
or 4
buttons to
or 4 until you reach the
you wish to store the
channel in.
position
ACMS
5 Press OK. The programme will
move to the new position.
6 Press
To
process.
4 When the ACMS has finished
screen
showing
a
menu.
repeat the
placed
the television
stations
that have been found and the
been
other programs
Deleting
all the channels
positions they have
will be displayed.
move
to leave the
above process.
tuning
in
1, after
a
short while the
selected station will be deleted.
The
remaining stations
automatically.
5 Press
are
1
Press
to
access
the main
menu.
2Use1or2toselectPRSET
then press OK.
to
remove
the
menu.
If you wish to delete further
stations repeat the above process.
2 to select PR
4 Press 3
3 Press OK to start the automatic
4 Press
guide
select the programme number that
you wish to move. Then press 2.
Pr-12
thenuse3or4to
select the programme number you
wish to delete.
SET then press OK.
2 Press
3 Use either the 3
ACMS
3Press
resorted
the television stations.
6 Press
the order of
the television stations
Selecting
1
ACMS
Turn
on your television and your
Video and select the video
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
Tuning
and
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
8Usethe3 or4buttonstomove
tuning
Turn
on your television and your
Video. Select the video channel on
your television and press
access the main menu.
2 Press either 1
to
2 to select PR
or
SET then press OK.
3 Press
again
and the television
station table will then appear.
4 Use the 3
the channel numbers to
find the
required
9 The station
station.
be fine tuned to
can
the programme number you want
to tune then press OK.
desired TV
a
according
B/G, D/K).
to the
area
system
you live in
(I/I,
PR
CH
MFT
--
to it's correct
the 3
or 4
2 buttons. Use
buttons to
the
adjust
picture.
can
then
name
2 you
your station.
PR
CH
MFT
06
C40
00
name
up to
13 Press 1
STATION
(if not
already selected) by using the
or 4
to select letters
or
a
new
station
maximum of 5.
2 to
move
between
14 Press OK.
1
2 buttons and then press AV
to select C (Standard stations) or
or
S
(Cable stations).
the
manually tuned channel
position see Changing
the order of the television stations
page 5.
If it is necessary for you to tune all
the television stations manually you
15 To confirm the station
press
16 Press
menu.
placement
.
again
to
and
type the CH numbers in directly.
Each channel will then be in the
the characters.
7 Select the CH section
procedure.
move
you find them. You can then select
each channel from the main menu
and numbers for the
6 Press OK.
been
may find it easier if you write the CH
numbers down for each station as
11 Press OK.
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R
To
on
by pressing
now
If you wish to manually tune other
channels you should repeat the
or
12 Use the 3
STATION
station has
the 1
P SET
R
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new
stored into your Video.
above
5PressOKagainanduse1or2
to select
17 The
improve picture quality. Select
MFT (Manual Fine Tuning) using
10 Select STATION
buttons to select
or 4
through
remove
the
there is
correct
so
to
later.
position
change them
no
need
area
is too
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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 2. 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
video
video cassette is
position
on
the
playing
tape forward and
backward to look for
tape.
shown at
times normal
seven
or
will be
play
a
Fast Forward/Rewind
To fast forward
specific
you
rewind at
or
maximum
speed,
be in
mode. Press STOP 9 then
play
the
tape
must not
press either 5 REW for rewind or FF
for fast forward. Whilst you are
6
rewinding or fast forwarding you can
view the section you are passing.
Press and hold (for a few seconds)
the REW
FF
5 or
5 or
FF
Releasing
6.
6
will return the
Video to normal rewind
or
fast
operation.
Pausing
Picture Search
a
picture
forward
television mode.
search the
automatically stop playing a tape in
order to avoid damaging the tape or
backwards. The
either REW
Simply press STOP 9 to halt
play. The Video will revert to
can
five minutes. The Video will then
tape play rapidly forwards
speed.
Your Video will
While
PressREW5orFF6tomake
the
a
tape
Pressing P/STILL ; will pause play,
giving you a still picture on the
screen. This picture may display
some
interference in the form of
black and white horizontal lines. This
is
perfectly
mean
are
The
normal and does not
that the video
tape
or
Video
damaged.
tape
can
be
paused
for up to
your Video.
Removing
the Video
tape
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.
from television programs
Recording
There
For all
are
two methods of
Instant Timer
recording,
methods you should
recording
ensure
and Timer
Recording (ITR)
the television channels
Recording.
correctly
tuned and stored
are
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 front 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
Turn
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
select which programme you wish
currently selected
to record. The
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
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
0 REC/ITR button will increase the
subsequent
recording
on
tape is paused. After five
minutes your Video will
0 REC/ITR button twice.
The television
a
automatically cancel recording to
prevent damage to the video tape
for, press the
programme will be displayed on
You can also select the
3 Press 0 REC/ITR to
displayed
while
of time which you
length
want to record
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
can be paused for up to five
minutes. REC PAUSE will be
Tapes
screen.
Press the LP button if you wish to
change to Long Play (LP), press it
to select Standard
recording. It
recording until the
manually stopped.
Each
2UsethePR+or-buttonsto
from that of standard
again
end of the
To set the
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 AV channel
Long Play/Standard Play
The Video will start
Recording
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.
Recording using
Timer
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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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
PR-01
SP
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::
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through
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
They
every
DLY
to record
and
9 Place the Video
pressing
to
on
remove
record. The Video is
SP
--
SP
--
recordings
the
on
SP
--
now
set to
record at the time you have
SP
--
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,
to
Protect your
standby by
the POWER
complete recording
the
programme.
8 Check that the timer event details
correct, if they are, press
If PLEASE
your settings.
CHECK is displayed you have
entered incorrect information.
to
Changing
recording.
timer events
If you wish at any time to
change
a
recording event press 3 or 4 to
select the timer slot that you wish to
change.
Press 1 to delete
or
OK to edit that
entry.
PR
PR-01
To
stop a recording you have made
being recorded over, break off the
protection tab on the rear of the video
tape. To record
10 Press POWER to end
save
(daily)
day except Saturday
are
again
i
are
automated features.
3. Press
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
point
the
Use the 1 or 2 buttons to select the
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
TIME
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::
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Recording tape
You will need
to
tape
second Video for tape
to tape copying. Connect using a 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
a
Remote Control. To monitor the
connect the recording
Video to your TV using the standard
coaxial aerial cable.
recording,
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had its protection strip removed,
cover the hole with adhesive tape.
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NOTE
Your Video may also record NTSC
signal from AV input jack on the front
of Video.
Advanced functions
Your Video has
some
advanced
operations
1
CM
(Commercial
Message) Skip
your Video
on
Press
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 set OPR only 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 D/K. 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, I/I) 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.
Advanced functions
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,
Press
0 in front for
a
to enter the main
or
menu.
2 buttons to select
TIME DATE then press OK.
2 Use the numbered buttons
or 4 on
or
the
the remote control to
enter the the
HOURS, MINUTES,
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.
Use the 1
3
with features you may find useful.
operations
On
the clock
be entered with
1
advanced
some
your Video
on
displays
tape.
to
Resetting
tape
The
or
the
save
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.
HHMMDDMMYY
:.
-
-
--
--
----
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.
store your
are
satisfied press
settings.
(Child Lock)
You
turn off the buttons
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
Control Panel
repeatedly to cycle
through the display options.
The
3 Once you
Lock
---
.
a
all
screen.
displays
on
the
that your Video can
be operated using the Remote
so
Control.
1
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
the
Automatic power off
while
By pressing the POWER
rewinding a tape the Video will turn
off automatically when the tape
rewind has completed.
a
Advanced functions
Your Video has
RF AUDIO
Your Video
to your TV
1
advanced
settings
can
channel of audio
some
type.
Press
to
access
the main
2 Select AUDIO with the 1
or
menu.
2
buttons.
3 Press OK.
4Usethe3 or4buttonsto
choose RF
5 Press
B/G, RF I/I, RF D/K.
to exit the
menu.
Power Off
Press
output according
with features you may find useful.
operations
ez
select the
your Video
on
ez
POWER OFF
during play.
automatically stop the
to the beginning and
The Video will
tape, rewind
eject the tape. It will then
turn itself to
standby.
ez
Repeat
You
can
tape
to
select
a
section of the video
repeat twice and then
resume
play.
1
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.
3 The Video will then
play
the
selected section twice.
EZ REPEAT
4 To
resume
position,
first
normal
play
press PLAY 2
repeat.
from any
during the
Advanced functions
Your Video has
advanced
some
your Video
on
with features you may find useful.
operations
NO. OF TIMER PROGRAMME
Video Doctor
2
The Video Doctor will show the status
Shows the number of timer
of
recording programmed.
1
aspects of the Video.
Press
to
access
the main
2 Select Dr. with the 1
or
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
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
buttons to check
or 4
following
features.
PLEASE CLEAN: The
tape heads
NOT RECORDABLE: The
Cassette in the Video has had its
tape
Press
change the language
displays are
can
choose between
to
display the main menu.
using the 1 or 2
buttons.
3 Press OK to reveal the
choice
TAPE STATUS
tabs
selection
ENGLISH, DEUTSCH, FRANCAIS,
POLSKI and P"CCK»....
1
cleaning.
protection
from
2 Select ABC
HEAD STATUS
need
menu
on screen
shown in. You
4 Use the 3
the
screen.
removed, insert
suitable for
recording.
a
language
screen.
Select your desired language
using the 3 or 4 buttons.
4 Press
to store the
settings.
Troubleshooting
If you
No
?
are
having
trouble with your Video
picture and
been
at
a
plugged
plug
has
in and switched
and switched
on
plugged
?
in
on.
Check the aerial lead is
undamaged
and
securely
?
connected to the correct sockets
?
?
?
on
?
?
?
or a
may have been the cassette itself.
Try using the tracking buttons TRK
+
or
-
?
If the cassette contains
a
recording that you have recently
made from the television, the
television channels may not be
tuned to the Video correctly.
Autoplay does
?
plugged
and switched on?
?
correctly
into the
and
securely
Check that the Video has been
The top of the video
picture is unstable
?
programmes properly.
Check the rear of the video
safety tab
prevent recording has
see
Check that the
cassette and check the
if the
tape
on
?
how to do this.
Check the aerial lead is
undamaged
cannot be
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
your television, you should
consult your television user guide
signal being
Check that there is not
the
Try adjusting
on
quality.
in the Video
picture
from it.
?
the television is
by
The video cassette may be
damaged. Insert another video
correctly
Video.
tuned to your
safety
not work
tab has not been
this function will not work.
?
Check that the batteries have
If the
removed from the video cassette
in
Check the aerial lead is
inserted
?
Has the Video been
Remote Control.
A video
to reduce the amount of
visible interference.
?
television broadcasts.
received
?
service centre.
does not work
been inserted
reasonable
Try a different video cassette. If the
problem is resolved, the problem
calling your
The Remote Control
been removed.
poor
before
Video will be unable to record
used to
your television.
playback
picture
on
your
television set. If you cannot receive
a picture through your aerial, the
cassette to
?
No
reception
tuned to the television
that the correct AV channel is
selected
following
connected to the correct sockets.
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
Check the
undamaged
in both the television and the
Video.
check the
TV programmes cannot
be recorded
mains wall socket and that
the television has been
?
sound
no
Check that the Video
please
This function will not work
during the "Lock" operation
(See page 11).
Controlling your TV with
technical specifications
Specifications
are
correct at time of
at any time without
You
can
control the sound
level, input
By pressing
TV POWER
Turn the TV
TV PR +/--
Scans up or down through
memorized channels.
can
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
holding
manufacturer code for your TV
(see the table on the right).
2
Release TV POWER button.
one
code number is listone
that works with
one
at
a
time
Manufacturer
Code Number
LG / GoldStar
1
Zenith
1,3,4
Samsung
6,7
Sony
8,9
Hitachi
4
(Default),
2
Power
110-240V~,50/60Hz
Power
Approx. 12 Watts
Rotary 2 heads, helical scanning
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)
2.87 kg
consumption
Video Head System
Tape speed
Tape
Format
Max.
recording
time
Rewind time
Dimensions
Weight
Operating temperature
Operating humidity
Timer
5º C
-
35º C
Less than 80%
24 hours
display type
Video
Television system
CCIR standard
(625 lines, 50 fields)
signal
PAL/SECAM colour
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
buttons to select the
than
until you find the
your TV.
manufacturer code.
button, press the number
more
ed, try entering them
as
While
products may change
Specifications
level, input
well. If your TV is listed in the
table below, set the appropriate
1
and
General
source, and power switch of non-LG
TVs
constantly innovating
controllable TVs
?
You
is
Code numbers of
If
You
Adjust
printing. LG
remote control and
supplied
warning.
source, and power switch of your LG
TV with the supplied remote control.
TV VOL +/--
the
?
When you replace the batteries of
the remote, the code number you
have set may be reset to the
setting. Set the appropriate
default
code number
again.
Recording format
RF reception
PAL/MESECAM/NTSC 3.58/NTSC 4.43
RF OUT
PAL G/K/I
Input level
Output level
Signal to noise
VIDEO IN
PAL SECAM
(B/G, D/K, I/I)
(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 22-68
(Adjustable)
Audio
Input level
Output level
AUDIO IN
(RCA) 6.0 dBm, more than 47
(RCA) 6.0 dBm, less than 1
Track
Mono track
Frequency response
Signal to noise ratio
More than 43 dB
-
AUDIO OUT
100 Hz
-
10 kHz
-
(-6/+3 dBm)
kohms
kohms
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