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User
guide
Video
Model: FC490W FC290W FC280W
PAL
Before
please
BZ03
connecting, operating or adjusting your new Video,
read this user guide carefully. Thank you.
Model No. FC490W/FC290W/FC280W
Part No. 3834RP0092S
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Contents, safety and cleaning
Please read the
following
information
carefully.
2
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Introducing your Video
and remote control
Connecting
to
Video head
Safety
Contents
a
television
4
Position your Video
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that
so
no
to
onto it.
and that
no
Care should be taken not to
liquids,
placed
or
sunlight
falls
directly
expose your Video to any
unnecessary vibration, moisture,
dust or heat.
Tuning
TV stations
Adjusting
TV stations
5
manually
6
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electrical storms it is
During
your Video
7
cable and
accidental
Recording
Television programs
Timer recording
Advanced functions
Troubleshooting
and TV.
8
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9
10-13
14
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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
the top
cover
of
your Video as this can expose you
to very high voltage and other
hazards.
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on
Unplug
supply.
as
vases, shall be
the apparatus.
Ensure that your Video is placed in
position to allow a free flow of
a
air.
cause
or
do not
a
soft
apply liquid
aerosol cleaners.
Never spray cleaning
the Video.
liquids
on or
the
picture
to
broken up.
To clean the video heads use a video
heads
or
cleaning tape
electrical stores.
damp cloth,
near
may. This dirt can accumulate on the
video heads after a long period of
become blurred
2 Clean the cabinet with
cleaning
High quality video tapes will not
normally deposit dirt onto the video
heads, but old or damaged tapes
time and
the Video from the mains
cleaners
repaired by anyone except
qualified service personnel.
15
such
Do not operate your Video if it is
damaged.
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Technical
specifications
unplug both the aerial
mains plug to prevent
damage to your Video
dripping or splashing
objects filled with
Cleaning
1
advisable to
Operating
The apparatus shall not be
exposed
bright light
3
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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.
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 turn the Video
After
on.
the Video
turning on,
operated by the
can
To record the programme you
be
are
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
does not
To rewind
a
To
stop or
eject the tape
To control
To control the Video
watching
Remote Control
tape
To fast
Tape Compartment
Remote Control's batteries auto resets
forward
a
this feature.
tape
(LG
MUTE and TV
POWER
STOP
EJECT
To watch
one
TV
TV/VCR
TV
VCR
MUTE
channel whilst
recording
AV2
VIDEO IN
PROG.
REC/ITR
P/STILL
REW
PLAY
TV control button
:
POWER, PROG. (4/3), VOL(1/2),
another.
To turn the TV
sound
MENU
AV
i
FF
AV)
source
PROG.
and off
on
To select the
input
recording
for
AUDIO IN
To
display
the
CLK/CNT
on
screen menu
Display
Control
you want to watch.
Panel
Sensor
tape
counter to
zero
To
To Pause
it frame
a
by
play
tape
or
a
CM SKIP
recording speed
of the tape
P/STILL
REW
by
30
picture
secs.
FF
ez
To record programme
being watched
To pause and view
frame by frame
POWER OFF
23
move
through the menus,
after accessing
STOP
REC/ITR
PLAY
Use the 3/4/1/2
buttons to
search
PROG.
STOP
frame
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POWER
To fast forward
VOL
CLEAR
To select the
tape
view
OK
VOL
LP
Remote
Select the channel
To reset the
TV AV
ez
REPEAT
See page 12
456
them via the MENU
EJECT
REC/ITR
P/STILL
REW
PLAY
button.
FF
7890
Select the channel
you want to watch
(3/4).
Usethe1and2
Audio IN
FC490W
Only
devices such
Video IN
:
as
Video IN and Audio IN sockets
are
for
connecting
Video Cameras, Games Consoles and other Video.
using an Audio Video cable.
You will need to connect to them
buttons to
C.LOCK
To switch the child
lock
on
and off
change
the TV volume.
Press OK to
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
Your outside aerial should be
Roof aerial
connected to the AERIAL socket
(not supplied)
of your Video.
appear
Video
If you are using the RF cable a
connection needs to be made from
channel.
the RF.OUT socket
clearly,
your Video to
your television.
on
If the test
Select
picture
a
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
do not appear
go to next.
AV socket
on
RF cable
clearly on the television
position 36 is your video
screen, the
on
the Remote
on the front of your Video for more
than 4 seconds. If the test picture
RF cable
the aerial socket
AUDIO/VIDEO IN
on
Control to put the Video on standby
then press and hold PROG. 3 or 4
Roof aerial
on
positon
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/VIDEO OUT
on
the back of the
Video.
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.
the Video and TV.
Select the vacant
TV.
position
36
on
your
You
can
also set the output
frequency
to OFF if there is any interference
when your TV is connected to the
Video with 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
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
to the
positions
or
2 to select
a
desired TV
system according to the
live in (I/I or B/G, D/K).
area
you
in
which you want them. If they are
not in the order that you would like
be moved
they
can
See
Changing
or
You will find it useful to have
the order of the
Deleting
to hand
to store the
settings.
during
this
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.
ACMS
5 Press OK. The programme will
move to the new position.
6 Press
process.
4 When the ACMS has finished
screen
showing
To
a
been
menu.
other programs repeat the
Deleting
placed
the television
stations
that have been found and the
positions they have
will be displayed.
move
to leave the
above process.
all the channels
in
The
a
short while 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.
SET then press OK.
2 Press
position
tuning
1, after
selected station will be deleted.
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.
operation.
3 Use either the 3
ACMS
3Press
resorted
the television stations.
6 Press
a
current television programme
deleted.
television stations and
appear.
Use 1
correspond
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
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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
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
and the television
again
station table will then appear.
4 Use the 3
the programme number you want
to tune then press OK.
5PressOKagainanduse3
to select
a
the channel numbers to
find the
required
9 The station
station.
be fine tuned to
can
according
(I/I or B/G, D/K).
PR
CH
MFT
--
or 4
buttons to
the
adjust
picture.
can
then
name
2 you
your station.
PR
CH
MFT
06
C40
00
STATION
or 4
to select letters
up to
13 Press 1
or
a
new
station
maximum of 5.
2 to
move
between
the characters.
(if not
already selected) by using the
14 Press OK.
1
2 buttons and then press AV
to select C (Standard stations) or
or
S
(Cable stations).
manually tuned channel
position see Changing
page 5.
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
name
7 Select the CH section
the
may find it easier if you write the CH
numbers down for each station as
11 Press OK.
and numbers for the
6 Press OK.
move
the order of the television stations
on
by pressing
been
procedure.
the 3
-----
P
SET
R
above
to it's correct
2 buttons. Use
now
If you wish to manually tune other
channels you should repeat the
or
12 Use the 3
STATION
station has
the 1
PSET
R
06C--
new
stored into your Video.
To
or4
desired TV system
to the area you live in
17 The
improve picture quality. Select
MFT (Manual Fine Tuning) using
10 Select STATION
buttons to select
or 4
through
15 To confirm the station
press
16 Press
menu.
placement
.
again
to
remove
the
and type the CH numbers in directly.
Each channel will then be in the
position
change them
there is
correct
so
to
later.
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 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
on
the tape.
times normal
play
Fast Forward/Rewind
To fast forward
playing
you
=
=
slow
2
2
Frame Advance
play
still
=
play
(FC490W Only)
backwards
Reverse
play 3x speed
five times
Reverse play 7x speed
once
2x forward play
twice
7x forward play
=
=
speed,
the tape must not
be in
mode. Press STOP 9 then
5 or
FF
6
or
fast
operation.
Playback,
(FC490W 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.
will
frame.
to reduce any vertical movement
seen on
During
picture according
picture,
to the status of
can
be
seen
reduce them with 3
in the
or
Pausing
a
interference in the form of
perfectly
mean
are
or
Video
damaged.
The 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
your Video.
Removing
the Video
remove
the video
If the end of the tape is reached,
your Video will automatically stop,
rewind, eject the tape and place itself
into
normal and does not
that the video tape
play
from pause.
cassette from your Video.
black and white horizontal lines. This
is
picture.
3 Press PLAY u to continue
Press EJECT / to
tape
Pressing P/STILL ; will pause play,
giving you a still picture on the
screen. This picture may display
some
the still
tape
4.
Releasing
will return the
Video to normal rewind
repeatedly
by
frame
shuttle, press the desired function.
tape. If distortions
the REW
picture
2Youcanusethe3 or4buttons
rewinding or fast forwarding you can
view the section you are passing.
Press and hold (for a few seconds)
6.
P/STILL ;
To switch off the slow motion and
slow motion and shuttle, the
noise bars may appear on the
FF
Pressing
advance the
=
press either 5 REW for rewind or FF
6 for fast forward. Whilst you are
5 or
1
=
rewind at
or
maximum
play
once
1 three times
1
Shuttle
search the tape forward and
backward to look for a specific
position
1 four times
seven
Slow Motion
Picture Search
can
shown at
forward
television mode.
video cassette is
1 twice
either REW
Simply press STOP 9 to halt
play. The Video will revert to
a
1
speed.
tracking
Your Video will
While
PressREW5orFF6tomake
the tape play rapidly forwards or
backwards. The picture will be
or
Standby
mode.
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Recording
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Instant Timer
recording,
methods you should
ensure
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 tape
record from
press AV to
the device.
using a AV cable and
display the picture from
ITR
1
Turn
runs
on
Insert
a
out.
on
your
Long Play (LP)
a
feature. This
or 4
buttons to
select which programme you wish
currently selected
to record. The
means you can record
twice the amount of information on
screen.
each recordable video tape.
For example on a three hour
programme number using the
Remote Control number buttons.
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
SP
or
to select Standard
LP will be
television
screen
Play (SP).
displayed on your
to let you know
which has been selected.
it is
3 Press REC/ITR 0 to
screen
subsequent
time
by thirty
To view
minutes to
television
screen.
a
maximum of nine hours.
SP
screen
one
channel whilst
another, press TV/VCR
VCR
on
the
to
recording
disappear
display panel.
your TV remote, switch to the
channel you want to watch.
Using
Finishing
REC
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
the television
your Video.
or
will show 0H30.
press of the
REC/ITR 0 button will increase the
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
begin
recording. On the first
(or LP) will appear
SP
displayed
while
programme will be displayed on
You can also select the
Press the LP button if you wish to
change to Long Play (LP), press it
again
or
can be paused for up to five
minutes. REC PAUSE will be
Tapes
manually stopped.
Each
2 Use the PROG. 3
recording. It
recording until the
end of the tape is reached
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 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 tape.
for the main
a
Sunday
Recording
Press
menu.
2Use1or2toselectREC.
3 Press OK. Press OK
again
enter the timer record
PR
DATE
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
::
--
-~
to
menu.
::
--
-~
::
--
-~
::
--
-~
::
--
-~
::
--
-~
::
--
-~
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
time,
week. Press 1
repeat the above process from
or
2 to select,
of the programme that you wish to
record. The Video uses a 24 hour
clock.
SP
SP
SP
PR
SP
PR-01
SP
SP
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
screen
point
the
3. Press
again
to
remove
DATE
TIME
26
1000
::
11 00
SP
::
SP
~
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--
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--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
-~
::
--
-~
::
--
-~
::
--
-~
::
--
-~
::
--
-~
7 Press 2 to select the
--
--
9 Place the Video
pressing
on
Protect your
recordings
standby by
the POWER
the
on
--
--
--
--
TIMER will appear in the Video
display to show that it is set to
SP
record. The Video is
SP
SP
now
set to
record at the time you have
SP
SP
much tape is left and switches
speed from SP to LP, if necessary,
to complete recording the
programme.
8 Check that the timer event details
correct, if they are, press
your settings. If PLEASE
CHECK is displayed you have
entered incorrect information.
to
timer events
If you wish at any time to
recording
tab
on
tape. To record
Changing
recording
To stop a recording you have made
being recorded over, break off the
protection
specified.
speed.
Usethe3or4tomoveamong
Standard Play, Intelligent Play and
Long Play.
IP (Intelligent Play) determines how
save
2 buttons to select the
or
menu.
i
are
Use the 1
section you wish to change and the 3
or 4 buttons to change those sections.
remote control.
SP
4 To enter the programme number
that you wish to record you can
through
the television
on
and reenter it. If you want
to enter more Timer recordings,
i
scroll
Check the details
or
e.g. MO (Monday)
to record at the same time every
days
then press OK to confirm.
6 Enter the time of the start and end
TIME
--
--
at the set
individual
event press 3
change
or 4
change.
or
rear
OK to edit that
of the video
tape that has
had its protection strip removed,
cover the hole with adhesive tape.
a
to
select the timer slot that you wish to
Press 1 to delete
the
on a
Recording tape
You will need
to
tape
second Video for tape
to tape copying. Connect using a AV
cable from AUDIO IN/VIDEO IN
a
sockets of your Video. Select
audio/video mode on the recording
entry.
PR
PR-01
DATE
TIME
26
1000
::
11 00
SP
::
SP
~
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::
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SP
SP
SP
SP
SP
i
Video
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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some
advanced
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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
can manually change the OPR
setting.
You can set OPR only when a tape is
playing in the Video.
or 4
OFF, SOFT
or
buttons to select
NTSC
Signals (Playback mode)
SHARP.
to exit the
Use when
Colour standards
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
menu.
2 to select SYSTEM
then press OK.
3 Use 3
or 4
recording
NTSC 4.43
signals.
standards, PAL (B/G, I/I) and
to do it
NTSC 3.58
NTSC 4.43:
menus.
Use when
Your Video
recording
signals.
to select the colour
system used in your recording.
NTSC PB:
Use when
playing
back
a
tape
recorded in the NTSC system
PAL TV.
on
NTSC 3.58:
Use when
playing
back
a
tape
recorded in the NTSC system in 3.58
mode.
NTSC 4.43:
Use when
playing
back
a
tape
recorded in the NTSC system in 4.43
mode.
to exit the
menus.
FC490W/290W/280W
NA3ULL_92S_ENG
3/11/03
Advanced functions
Your Video has
Setting
The Video
that for
as
advanced
some
uses a
24 hour
clock,
so
example 1 pm is represented
Single digit numbers should
13:00.
be entered with
0 in front for
a
1
Press
to enter the main
or
menu.
2 buttons to select
TIME DATE then press OK.
2 Use the numbered buttons
on
the
remote control to enter the the
This
1
display
can
be used to
display
Press
to enter the main
2 Select fOSD ON OFF
the
2 then press OK.
3 Select OFF using 3
Press
time, tape counter, tape
month and year,
of week, channel and
day
operational
mode of your Video on your
screen. If a recording is
to
Resetting
tape
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
television
taking place,
the
on screen
displays
will not be recorded onto tape.
1
HOURS, MINUTES, DAY,
11
(OSD)
remaining, day,
Use the 1
Page
with features you may find useful.
screen
current
instance, 01.
PM
your Video
on
operations
On
the clock
9:07
Press OK to show the OSD.
MONTH and YEAR.
The tape counter
or recording time
displays the play
elapsed in hours
minutes and seconds. Press CLEAR
to reset the counter to 0:00:00.
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
can
turn off the buttons
repeatedly to cycle
through the display options.
Control Panel
The
day of the week will appear
automatically once the date has
The tape counter and amount of
tape left will appear if there is a
Control.
been entered. If you make a
mistake use 1 or 2 to select the
tape loaded.
item and re-enter the details.
3 Once you
store your
are
satisfied press
settings.
3 Press OK
again
to
remove
OSD's from the television
to
To turn off the
completely.
on screen
all
screen.
displays
only
1
on
the
that your Video can
be operated using the Remote
so
Press the C.LOCK
on
the Remote
Control. SAFE will appear
television screen for a few
on
the
seconds.
None of the buttons
on
the Control
Panel will work 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.
FC490W/290W/280W
NA3ULL_92S_ENG
3/11/03
Advanced functions
Your Video has
RF Audio
Your Video
can
audio output
advanced
some
select the channel of
ez
according
1
Press
12
with features you may find useful.
ez
Power Off
Press
ez
to
access
the main
or
menu.
2
buttons.
EJECT /
POWER OFF
during play.
automatically stop the
to the beginning and
3 Press OK.
4Usethe3 or4buttonsto
choose RF
tape, rewind
eject the tape. It will then
I/I, RF B/G
to exit the
or
menu.
RF D/K.
turn itself to
standby.
ez
can
tape
to
select
a
section of the video
repeat twice and then
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,
u, FF
6, REW 5,
REC/ITR 0 when the
power of your Video is off and
is inserted. The power turns
a
tape
on
automatically and then the
appropriate operation will work
as
normal
play
press PLAY u
first repeat.
Press
Operation
PLAY u
Power On
Play
FF6
Power On
Fast-forward
Power On
Rewind
resume
play.
1
or
below.
Repeat
You
(easy) Operation
If you press PLAY
The Video will
2 Select AUDIO with the 1
5 Press
Page
Operations
ez
type.
PM
your Video
on
operations
settings
to your TV
9:07
from any
during the
REW
5
EJECT /
Eject
REC/ITR 0
Power On
If
a
a
tape
back
a
a
tape
a
tape
tape
Power Off
Enter pause record mode.
video tape with
no
the video tape will be
safety
tab is loaded,
ejected automatically.
FC490W/290W/280W
NA3ULL_92S_ENG
3/11/03
Advanced functions
Your Video has
advanced
some
9:07
PM
with features you may find useful.
NO. OF TIMER PROGRAMME
The Video Doctor will show the status
2Shows
of aspects of the Video.
recording programmed.
Press
to
13
your Video
on
operations
Video Doctor
1
Page
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
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
screen.
selection
change the language
displays are
on screen
shown in. You
can
choose between
English, Russian, Deutsch, Francais
4 Use the 3
the
or 4
following
buttons to check
features.
1
PLEASE CLEAN: The tape heads
cleaning.
buttons.
3 Press OK to reveal the
tabs removed, insert
recording.
a
using
4 Press
language
screen.
Select your desired
NOT RECORDABLE: The
Cassette in the Video has had its
tape suitable for
display the main menu.
using the 1 or 2
to
choice
TAPE STATUS
protection
Press
2 Select ABC
HEAD STATUS
need
and Polski,
the 3
or 4
language
buttons.
to store the
settings.
FC490W/290W/280W
NA3ULL_92S_ENG
3/11/03
9:07
PM
Page
14
Troubleshooting
If you
No
?
are
having
trouble with your Video
picture and
been
at
a
plugged
plug
has
in and switched
TV programmes cannot
be recorded
on
?
mains wall socket and that
the television has been
and switched
?
sound
no
Check that the Video
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.
the tracking buttons 3
Try using
or 4
?
If the cassette contains
a
that you have recently
made from the television, the
television channels may not be
recording
tuned to the Video
correctly.
plugged
in
Check that the batteries have
correctly
into the
Check the aerial lead is
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
?
Try adjusting
the horizontal control
your television, you should
consult your television user guide
on
signal being
quality.
tape
on
?
how to do this.
Check the aerial lead is
undamaged
cannot be
cassette
already.
Is the video cassette the
right way
round? The windows should be at
the top and the arrow should be
pointing toward the Video.
securely
Ensure that the television has
been
a
and
connected to the correct sockets.
?
Check that there is not
in the Video
picture
from it.
the television is
by
The video cassette may be
damaged. Insert another video
cassette and check the
if the
inserted
?
?
and switched on?
?
Remote Control.
A video
?
Has the Video been
been inserted
received
to reduce the amount of
visible interference.
?
television broadcasts.
reasonable
Try a different video cassette. If the
problem is resolved, the problem
Autoplay does
does not work
been removed.
poor
your service centre.
The Remote Control
Video will be unable to record
used to
your television.
playback
picture
your
television set. If you cannot receive
a picture through your aerial, the
cassette to
?
No
on
tuned to the television
that the correct AV channel is
selected
reception
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.
please check the following before calling
correctly
Video.
tuned to your
If the
safety
not work
tab has not been
removed from the video cassette
this function will not work.
FC490W/290W/280W
3/11/03
NA3ULL_92S_ENG
9:07
Technical
specifications
Specifications
correct at time of
are
at any time without
printing. LG
PM
is
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15
constantly innovating and products
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
12 Watts
Approx.
(Energy Saving
mode: 3
Watts)
Double azimuth 4 heads, helical scanning (FC490W)
Rotary 2 heads, helical scanning (FC290W/FC280W)
23.39 mm/sec
(SP mode) 11.69 mm/sec (LP mode)
(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
Tape
width 12.7mm
5ºC-35ºC
Less than 80%
24 hours
display type
Video
Television
system
CCIR standard
(625 lines, 50 fields)
signal
PAL/SECAM colour
Recording format
RF reception
PAL/MESECAM/NTSC 3.58/NTCS 4.43
RF OUT
PAL K/G
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
AUDIO IN
(RCA)
6.0 dBm, more than 47 kohms
AUDIO OUT (RCA)
-
Output
level
-
6.0 dBm, less than 1 kohms
Track
Mono track
Frequency response
Signal to noise ratio
More than 43 dBm
100Hz
-10kHz(-6/+3dBm)
may
change
FC490W/290W/280W
NA3ULL_92S_ENG
Model No. FC490W/FC290W/FC280W
Part No. 3834RP0092S
3/11/03
9:07
PM
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