Colour TVCR
OWNER'S MANUAL
Please read this manual
carefully before operating your set.
Retain it for future reference.
Record model number and serial number of the set.
See the label attached
on
the back
cover
information to your dealer when you
Model number
:
Serial number
:
P/NO
:
3828VA0100A
(MV64A,
231P/R/Y
and
require
TX)
quote this
service.
Contents
Installation
3
Location and function of controls
4
Remote control handset
Battery installation
Front panel
Basic
7
operation
On and off
Programme selection
adjustment
Volume
Mute function
Quick view
On screen language selection (option)
On
8
screen menus
Menu selection
up TV stations
Auto programme tuning
Manual programme tuning
9
Setting
Fine
tuning
Programme
edit
Picture
13
adjustment
adjustment
Auto picture control
Picture
Other functions
TV and AV modes
Auto
14
sleep
Auto repeat
Colour system
setting
Sleep timer
Time setting
16
Clock
On/off time
VCR
17
operation
Playing tapes
Tape tracking control
Pause/still picture control
Fast forward, cue, rewind and review
Clock/count selection
Memory stop
VHS Index Search
System (VISS)
20
Recording
Manual
recording
Instant timer recording (ITR)
Timer programme setting
Connection of external
equipment
22
Aerial socket
Audio/Video in/out sockets
Euro scart socket
(option)
(option)
Audio/Video in sockets
Troubleshooting
2
check list
23
Installation
Contents
Power
This set operates on an AC mains supply, the voltage is as
indicated on the label on the back cover. Never apply DC power to
the set. In the event of thunderstorms
out the aerial and mains
or
powercuts, please pull
plugs.
Warning
To prevent fire
moisture.
or
shock hazard, do not expose the set to rain
or
Service
Never
remove
the back
high voltage
properly, unplug it
very
cover of the set as this can expose you to
and other hazards. If the set does not operate
and call your dealer.
Aerial
Connect the aerial cable to the socket marked
cover.
For the best
reception
an
+75§U on
the back
outdoor aerial should be used.
Location
Position your set
so
that
no
bright light
or
sunlight
falls
directly
onto the screen. Care should be taken not to expose the set to
any unnecessary vibration, moisture, dust or heat. Also ensure that
the set is placed in a position to allow a free flow of air. Do not
cover
the ventilation
openings
on
the back
cover.
3
Location and function of controls
Contents
All the functions
can
be controlled with the remote control handset.
Some functions
can
also be
panel
adjusted
with the buttons
on
the front
of the set.
Remote control handset
Before you use the remote control handset,
batteries. See the next page.
please
install the
1. POWER
switches the set
from
standby
or
off to
standby.
2. NUMBER BUTTONS
EJECT
POWER
1
on
select
15
a
or
programme
directly
select
a
number.
3. MUTE
2
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
MUTE
3
OK
selects
a menu.
accepts your selection
TIMER PROG
VOL
6
selects
PLAY(x2)
FF/
7
8
9
19
P/STILL
STOP
11
21
TRK
22
AUTO
13
14
8.
SYSTEMQ. VIEW
displays
the current mode.
a
programme
item.
or a menu
(REWIND/REVIEW)
rewinds the tape in the stop mode.
reviews fast the tape during playback.
20
SLEEP
12
7. REW
REC/ITR
10
or
6.¡a/¡a (PROGRAMME UP/DOWN)
switches the set on from standby.
18
REW/
off.
5.OK
16
17
PR
on or
4. MENU
TV/AV
0
MENU
4
5
switches the sound
PLAY(x2)
plays back
the tape at normal
speed
or
twice
speed.
9. PAUSE/STILL
CLOCK/
COUNT
RESET/
CLEAR
VISS
23
stops the tape temporarily during recording.
displays
a
still
picture during playback.
10. STOP
stops the tape.
11. SLEEP
sets the
sleep
timer.
12. TRK
AUTO, +/adjust the picture automatically
or
manually during playback.
13. CLOCK/COUNT
displays
the current time
or
tape
counter.
14. RESET/CLEAR
resets the
menu.
4
tape
counter or clears a data in the Timer programme
Location and function of controls
15. EJECT
ejects
the tape.
16. TV/AV
selects
TV
a
or
AV mode.
17. TIMER PROG
displays
the timer programme
recording
menu.
18.¢¸/¢º (VOLUME UP/DOWN)
adjusts the volume.
adjusts menu settings.
19. FF
EJECT
1
(FAST FORWARD/CUE)
forward in the
winds the tape
fast forward playback.
15
stop mode.
2
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
20. REC/ITR
starts a manual
recording
or
instant timer
recording.
MUTE
3
21. QUICK VIEW
returns to the
previously
viewed programme.
0
MENU
45
9
TV/AV
OK
16
TIMER PROG
17
PR
VOL
22. SYSTEM
6
selects the desired colour system.
18
REW/
7
23. VISS
selects the
VISS(VHS
Index Search
System)
mode.
8
9
PLAY(x2)
FF/
19
P/STILL
STOP
REC/ITR
20
10
SLEEP
Battery
SYSTEMQ. VIEW
11
installation
21
22
TRK
AUTO
type batteries.
12
Gently pull down the cover of the remote control handset until the
battery compartment is exposed. Install two batteries as indicated
by the polarity symbols( + and ) marked inside the compartment.
13
The remote control handset is
powered by
two AA
14
CLOCK/
RESET/
COUNT
CLEAR
VISS
23
-
Note
:
To avoid
damage from possible battery leakage,
batteries if you do not plan to
use
remove
the
the remote control handset for
an
extended period of time.
5
Location and function of controls
Front
panel
2345678
PR
VOL
VOL
PR
POWER
AV2
STAND-BY TAPE-IN T MER REC
VIDEO- IN -AUDIO REC/ITR REW/
PLAY(x2)
FF/
P/ST LLSTOP/EJECT
9101112131415
1
2
MENU
OK
161718
19
1314567
VOL
PR
VIDEO- IN -AUDIO
REC/TR
REW/
PLAY/(x2)
FF/
P/STILL STOP/EJECT MENU
OK
STAND-BY TAPE-IN TIMER REC
AV2
1
9
10
11
12415161718819
MAIN POWER
switches the set on or off.
2. CASSETTE COMPARTMENT
To insert a video cassette tape here.
3. REC/ITR INDICATOR
illuminates red during recording.
1.
4.
PLAY(x2)
plays back
the tape at normal speed or twice speed.
5. STOP/EJECT
stops the tape or ejects the tape.
6. OK
accepts your selection or displays the current mode.
7. TAPE-IN INDICATOR
illuminates green while a video cassette tape is inserted.
8. VOLUME UP/DOWN
adjusts the volume.
adjusts
menu
settings.
9. POWER
switches the set on from standby or off to standby.
10. REMOTE CONTROL SENSOR
11. AUDIO/VIDEO IN SOCKETS (AV2)
Connect the audio/video out sockets of the external VCR to these sockets.
12. REC/ITR
starts a manual recording or instant timer recording.
13. REW (REWIND/REVIEW)
rewinds the tape in the stop mode.
reviews fast the tape during playback.
14. FF (FAST FORWARD/CUE)
winds the tape forward in the stop mode.
fast forward playback.
15. PAUSE/STILL
stops the tape temporarily during recording.
displays a still picture during playback.
16. MENU
selects a menu.
17. STANDBY INDICATOR
illuminates red when the set is in standby mode.
18. TIMER REC INDICATOR
illuminates in standby mode when the timer programme is set
for recording.
19. PROGRAMME UP/DOWN
switches the set on from standby.
selects a programme or a menu item.
6
Basic
operation
Contents
On and off
1.Press the main power button to switch the set on.
standby mode, press the POWER(or
2.If the set is in
¡a
button to switch it
3.Press the
on
r-I)
or
¡a/
fully.
POWER(or r-I)
button. The set reverts to
standby
mode.
4.Press the main power button
Note
If, while the
:
again
to switch the set off.
set is switched on, the mains
connected the set will switch to
standby
is dis-
plug
when the mains
plug
is
replaced
in the mains power socket.
POWER
Programme
selection
You
a
select
can
programme number with the
¡a/¡a
or
NUMBER
buttons.
Volume
adjustment
Press the
button to
¢¸/¢º
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
MUTE
0
adjust
the volume.
MENU
PR
OK
VOL
Mute function
Press the MUTEbutton. The sound is switched off and the
appears. You
button.
can
cancel it
by pressing
display
¢¸/¢º
the MUTEor
Q. VIEW
Quick view
Press the Q.VIEWbutton to view the last programme you
were
watching.
On
screen
This is
an
language
optional
English
1.
Repeatedly press
Press the
4.
menu can
Arabic. First select your
2.
3.
(option)
function. In the models which have
language function, the
or
selection
be
displayed
language.
on
on screen
the
screen
in
the MENUbutton to select MENU 3.
¡a/¡a button to select Language.
Press the ¢¸/¢º button to select the desired language.
All the on screen displays will appear in the selected language.
Press the OKbutton to return to normal TV viewing.
7
On
screen menus
The
an
also
between you and your set takes place on screen with
The buttons required for the operating steps are
dialogue
operator
Contents
menu.
displayed.
Menu selection
1.Repeatedly press the MENUbutton to display each menu.
2.Press the ¡a/¡a button to select a menu item.
The selected menu item changes from blue to purple.
3.Press the ¢¸/¢º button to set a menu item or OKbutton to
display the sub menu.
Note :
a. The menus automatically disappear in about 12 seconds if you
do not press a button. However if you press the MENU button again,
the last selected menu will appear.
b. In the AV, playback or recording mode, MENU 1 is not displayed.
c. If you press the TIMER PROG button on the remote control
handset, the Timer programme menu will appear.
Timer
R
programme
10:10
GBF
PR
MENU
OK
TIMER PROG
Auto programme
Manual programme
Programme edit
Date
__
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__
__
__
__
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__
__
__
__
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PR
VOL
Use:
¡a OK
¡a
End: MENU
Use:
MENU 1
¡a
¢¸ ¢º
¡a
APC Standard
On
'Contrast
85
50
50
'Brightness
・Colour
Stop
__:__
__:__
__:__
__:__
__:__
__:__
__:__
__:__
__:__
__:__
End:
OK
TIMER PROGRAMME
Auto
R
GBF
MON
Start
programme
VHF_L
01
...............................
Use: ¢¸ ¡a¢º
¡a
End: MENU
OK
End:OK
MENU 2
Manual
programme
R
GBF
TV
Input
SleepOff
RepeatOff
Auto
Auto
Use: ¢¸ ¡a¢º
¡a
End: MENU
OK
Programme
01
Search
Fine
Band
VHF_L
Use: ¢¸ ¡a¢º 0_9
¡a
]]]]
]]]]
OK
End: MENU
MENU 3
Programme edit
R
GBF
Clock
Off
On
__:__
__
time
time
Use: ¢¸ ¡a¢º
¡a
OK
__
____
__:__
Run
__:__
Run
___
01
Station
PR skip
Off
<
>
__
01
End: MENU
MENU 4
TV PROGRAMME
8
Programme
Use: ¢¸ ¡a¢º 0_9
¡a
OK
End: MENU
Setting up
Up
TV stations
to 100 TV stations can be stored in this set
by programme
(00
99). Once you have preset the stations, you will be
able to use the ¡a/¡a or NUMBER buttons to scan the stations you
numbers
Stations
MENU 1
R
GBF
to
programmed.
can
be tuned
using
an
automatic
or a
Auto programme
Manual programme
Programme edit
manual mode.
Use:
Auto programme
All stations that
can
Repeatedly press
2.Press the
3.
¡a OK
¡a
End: MENU
tuning
be received
recommended that you
this set.
1.
Contents
use
are
stored
auto programme
by this
during
method. It is
installation of
the MENU button to select MENU 1.
¡a/¡a button
Press the OKbutton to
to select Auto programme.
begin auto programming.
Auto
programme
VHF_L
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
01
0
...............................
End:OK
MENU
OK
PR
The band
automatically changes
VHF-L ¡æVHF-H ¡æUHF.
When auto
programming
is
completed,
programme number 1 will appear
To stop auto
on
the
the station stored into
screen.
programming, press the OKbutton.
displayed.
The active
programme at that time will be
Note
:
unclear
Some undesired stations may be stored, such as noisy or
signals from distant transmitters. You can easily skip these
stations
by entering Programme
edit mode.
9
Setting up
Manual programme
MENU 1
R
GBF
Auto programme
Manual programme
Programme edit
Use:
¡a OK
¡a
TV stations
End: MENU
tuning
Manual programme lets you manually tune and arrange the
stations in whatever order you desire.
1.
the MENU button to select MENU 1.
Repeatedly press
¡a/¡a button to select Manual programme.
3. Press the OKbutton to display the Manual programme
2.Press the
mode.
Manual
Programme
01
Search
Fine
Band
VHF_L
Use: ¢¸ ¡a¢º 0_9
¡a
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
OK
End:
button to select
MENU
Programme. Select
front of it, i.e. '05' for 5.
¡a/¡a button to select Band. Press the
5.Press the
OK
to select
PR
¡a/¡a
]]]]
]]]]
VOL
the
desired programme number with the ¢¸/¢º button or NUMBER
buttons. Any number under 10 is entered with a numeric '0' in
9
0
MENU
4.Press the
programme
6.Press the
button to
will
¢¸/¢º
button
VHF-L, VHF-Hor UHFas required.
¡a/¡a
button to select Search. Press the
commence
searching.
If
a
¢¸/¢º
station is found the search
stop.
7.If this station is the
one required press the OKbutton, if not
the
button
press
¢¸/¢º
again.
8.Press the OKbutton. The display Stored will appear.
9.To store another station repeat steps 4 to 8.
10.Repeatedly press
viewing.
Fine
tuning
Normally
1.
the MENUbutton to return to normal TV
fine
tuning
Repeat steps
is
only necessary
if
reception
is poor.
1 to 3 above.
2. Press the
Fine.
3. Press
tune for the best
¡a/¡a button to select
the ¢¸/¢º button to fine
picture
and
sound.
4. Press the OKbutton. The
5.
10
display Stored will appear.
Repeatedly press the MENUbutton to return to normal TV
viewing.
The finely tuned programme will be indicated by yellow number
during programme selection.
TV stations
Setting up
Programme
MENU 1
edit
R
GBF
This function enables you to rearrange the programmes stored by
auto programming in whatever order you desire. Also you can skip
particular programme
numbers stored
auto
by
Auto programme
Manual programme
Programme edit
programming.
Use:
1.
2.
¡a
¡a
End: MENU
OK
Repeatedly press the MENU button to select MENU 1.
Press the ¡a/¡a button to select Programme edit.
3.Press the OKbutton, and the
editmode will
Programme
appear.
edit
Programme
<
>
Programme
12
Station
PR skip
Off
Use: ¢¸ ¡a¢º 0_9
¡a
OK
__
End: MENU
Exchanging programmes
1.Press the
number.
¢¸/¢º button
The viewing
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
change the left hand programme
station corresponding to the new
to
programme number is shown on the screen.
2.Press the NUMBER buttons to select the desired
0
MENU
right
hand
PR
OK
VOL
programme number. Any number under 10 is entered with a
numeric '0' in front of it, i.e. '05' for 5.
3.Press the OKbutton. The station stored in the right hand
programme number will
programme number.
4.
Repeat steps
Assigning
a
1 to 3 to
station
now
exchange
appear
other programmes.
name
1.Select the programme to which you want to
name with the ¢¸/¢º button.
2.Press the
3.Enter
a
the left hand
as
assign
a
station
¡a/¡a button to select Station.
position with the ¢¸/¢º button.
character
4.To select your desired first character, press the ¡a button
will blink, followed by the
several times or continuously. The
Ato
ato
the
numeric
0to
Z,
z,
9, _, +, .in turn. With
alphabet
the ¡a button you can select in the opposite direction.
5. Select the next position by pressing the ¢º button and then take
6.
your choice of the second character, and
Press the OKbutton.
7.
Repeat steps
1 to 6 to
assign
so on.
another station
name.
11
Setting up
MENU 1
Skipping
R
GBF
Use:
stored programme
1.Press the
Auto programme
Manual programme
Programme edit
¡a OK
¡a
a
End: MENU
TV stations
button to select the programme you want to
¢¸/¢º
skip.
¡a/¡a button to select PR skip.
¢¸/¢ºbutton to select On or Off.
select On, the selected station is skipped.
2.Press the
3.Press the
4.
If you
Press the OKbutton.
5.
Repeat steps
1 to 4 to
The selection of the
NUMBER buttons is still
numbers
Note
:
skip
skipped programme
possible and they will
during programme
You cannot
skip
another programme.
numbers with the
be indicated
by
blue
selection.
the programme number 1.
1
2
3
Auto AV
4
5
6
In
9
If your external VCR outputs a switching voltage when it is
switched to playback, select Auto AV Onwith the external VCR
7
8
scart
model, Auto AV Onor Off appears.
connected to Euro scart.
0
MENU
euro
setting (option)
The set is
OK
automatically
PR
VOL
switched to AV1 mode when
input. But if you want to
AV toOff.
is
1.Press the
keep
on
watching
an
AV
signal
TV mode, set Auto
buttons to select your desired programme
¢¸/¢º
number.
2.Press the
3.Press the
¡a/¡a
¢¸/¢º
button to select Auto AV.
button to select Onor Off.
4.
Press the OKbutton.
5.
Repeat steps
1 to 4 to set another programme.
Repeatedly press
viewing.
12
the MENUbutton to return to normal TV
Picture
Picture
You
adjustment
adjustment
Contents
adjust picture contrast, brightness,
tint(NTSC AV only) to the levels you prefer.
can
colour
intensity
and
APC Standard
On
'Contrast
85
50
50
'Brightness
・Colour
1.Repeatedly press
2.Press the
3.
Press the
4.
Press the
Auto
the MENUbutton to select MENU 2.
button to select the desired
picture item.
to make appropriate adjustments.
OKbutton to return to normal TV viewing.
¡a/¡a
¢¸/¢º button
picture
MENU 2
R
GBF
Use: ¢¸ ¡a¢º
¡a
OK
End: MENU
control
If you want to select the standard picture, select Standard On.
The Standardpicture is programmed for good picture repro-
duction at the
factory
1.Repeatedly press
and cannot be
changed.
the MENUbutton to select MENU 2.
2.
Press the
3.
Press the
4.
Press the OKbutton to return to normal TV
button to select
¡a/¡a
¢¸/¢º button
APC Standard.
to select On.
viewing.
MENU
PR
VOL
13
Other functions
MENU 3
TV and AV modes
R
GBF
TV
Input
Auto
Auto
SleepOff
RepeatOff
Inputs
OK
End: MENU
can
be set for TV
external VCR
Note
Use: ¢¸ ¡a¢º
¡a
Contents
or
When
:
other
an
or
AV mode. AV mode is used when
equipment
external
an
is connected to the set.
equipment
is connected via the aerial
socket the set is used in TV mode. See the 'Connection of external
equipment' section.
1.
Repeatedly press
2.Press the
3.Press the
¡a/¡a
¢¸/¢º
the MENUbutton to select MENU 3.
button to select
Input.
button to select TV,AV1orAV2.
The two AV modes are :
AV 1
:
VCR connected to the AV1sockets
AV 2
:
VCR connected to the AV2sockets
on
the back
on
the front
4.Press the OKbutton.
Alternatively you
can
select the TV
or
AV mode
by pressing
the
TV/AV button.
TV/AV
MENU
OK
Auto
sleep
If you select Auto Sleep On the set automatically switches itself
standby mode approximately 10 minutes after a TV station stops
to
PR
VOL
broadcasting.
1.Repeatedly press
Press the
3.
Press the
4.
Press the OKbutton to return to normal TV
Auto
To
¡a/¡a
¢¸/¢º
button to select Auto
Sleep.
button to select On.
viewing.
repeat
play
back the tape
1.Repeatedly press
14
the MENUbutton to select MENU 3.
2.
repeatedly,
select Auto
the MENUbutton to select MENU 3.
2.
Press the
3.
Press the
4.
Press the OKbutton to return to normal TV
¡a/¡a
¢¸/¢º
RepeatOn.
button to select Auto
Repeat.
button to select On.
viewing.
Other functions
Colour system
You
adjust
can
setting
the colour system. Under normal circumstances,
weak), change the
select AUTO. If necessary (if input signal is
colour system by using the instructions below.
1.
Press the SYSTEM button. The
SYSTEM
System mode
will appear.
AUTO
PAL
NTSC PB
NTSC3.58<AV>
MESECAM
SECAM
2.
Repeatedly press
the SYSTEM button to select the correct
system.
Option:
In
some
Only
Note
a.
a
models, MESECAM/SECAM is
set with MESECAM/SECAM can
an optional function.
perform this function.
:
NTSC PB is for playback
only. You
cannot record NTSC
signals.
b. NTSC3.58<AV> is for NTSC AV signal
c.
If the
picture
is
no
colour
only.
during playing back
a
MESECAM
video cassette tape in AUTO, select MESECAM instead of
AUTO. In case of SECAM video cassette tape, select SECAM.
timer
Sleep
You don't have to remember to switch the set off before you go to
sleep. The sleep timer automatically switches the set to standby
after the preset time
SLEEP
SYSTEM
elapses.
To select the number of minutes, repeatedly press the SLEEP
will appear on the screen, followed by 180, 120, 90, 60,
button.
30, 20 and 10.
---
The timer
begins
to count down from the number of minutes
selected.
Note
a.
b.
:
remaining sleep time, press the SLEEP button once.
sleep time, repeatedly press the SLEEP button
until the display Sleep
appears.
When you switch the set off, the set releases the preset sleep
To view the
To cancel the
---
c.
time.
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Time
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Off
On
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time
time
Use: ¢¸ ¡a¢º
¡a
Contents
Clock
MENU 4
Clock
setting
OK
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Run
Run
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End: MENU
The clock uses the 24 hour system and must be set to the correct
time before operating the set.
the MENUbutton to select MENU 4.
Press the ¡a/¡a button to select Clock.
3. Select and adjust hour and minute by pressing the ¢¸/¢º and ¡a
/¡a button.
4. Select and adjust the day, the month and the year by pressing
the ¢¸/¢º and ¡a/¡a button. The day of the week is automatical-
1.Repeatedly press
2.
ly displayed.
5.
6.
Press the OK button to start.
Press the MENUbutton to return to normal TV
viewing.
Note :
a. The clock operates for at least 10 minutes, if the power is
switched off or there is a power interruption (disconnection or
b.
power failure).
If you have already set the timer programme, you cannot reset
the clock.
On/off time
MENU
PR
OK
this function, the set automatically switches on or off at a
time.
You must set the time correctly before using on/off
preset
time function.
By using
VOL
the MENUbutton to select MENU 4.
Press the ¡a/¡a button to select Off time or On time.
Select and adjust hour and minute by pressing the ¢¸/¢º and ¡a
/¡a button.
Select and adjust Run or Holdby pressing the ¢¸/¢º and ¡a/
¡a button.
Select and adjust the programme number by pressing the ¢¸/¢º
and ¡a/¡a button.
Press the OK button to start.
Press the MENUbutton to return to normal TV viewing.
1.Repeatedly press
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
For off time,
please
note the absence of programme number.
Note :
a. In the event of power interruption (disconnection or power
failure), the clock must be reset.
b. If the same time is set for the on time and the off time, only the
off time operates.
c.
This set must be put into standby mode with the POWER button
to operate the on time function.
d. If the on time function activates, the set will automatically switch
to the on time programme number, even during viewing.
e. Two hours after the set is switched on by the on time function it
will automatically switch back to standby mode unless a button
has been pressed.
f. Once the on or off time is set, these functions operate daily at
the preset time.
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VCR
operation
Contents
Playing tapes
To
play
back
a
tape which has
no
safety
tab in
you cannot record on to it): With the set in the
a VHS video cassette tape.
The set will at
by
sequence
once
switch itself
on
and
position (this means
standby mode, insert
perform
the
following
itself:
PLAY¡æSTOP¡æREWIND¡æEJECT
To
play
back
a
tape which has its safety tab in position (this
means
that you have recorded on it and left the tab untouched): With the
set in the standby mode, insert a VHS video cassette tape.
Now you must press the
PLAY(x2)button.
To stop
the STOP/
playback, press
button.
To take out the tape, press the EJECT/
Note
a.
EJECT
button.
:
Timer programme set, if you try to insert a video
tape without a safety tab in standby mode, the tape will
automatically be ejected.
During
cassette
b.
If you have already set Auto
tape will play back repeatedly.
c.
On this set,
Repeat
to On in MENU
only SP (Standard Play) speed is
3, the
available.
PLAY(x2)
Tape tracking
control
STOP
correctly aligned with the
only during playback and its principle
is
to
minimize
purpose
picture shake and noise (fuzzy lines across
the picture). It is adjusted automatically or manually.
Tracking
playback
Auto
ensures
that the tape is
head. It works
TRK
AUTO
tracking
Whenever
playback starts, auto tracking automatically adjusts the
display A.TRK will appear while the best picture is
The
picture.
selected.
To reactivate auto
tracking, press
the AUTO TRKbutton
on
the
remote control handset.
Manual
You
tracking
can
manually adjust
the
picture by pressing
the TRK +/-
buttons.
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VCR
operation
Pause/still
picture
control
temporarily stop playback, press the P/STILLbutton. A
will appear on the screen.
picture and the display
To advance the picture frame by frame, repeatedly press
To
still
the
P/STILLbutton.
If a still picture lasts for more than five minutes, the set will switch
to the stop mode to protect the tape and the video heads.
To restart play back, press the PLAY(x2)button.
temporarily stop recording, press the P/STILLbutton. The
will appear. Press this button again to continue
display
recording.
To
Fast
forward,
cue, rewind and review
Forward search
Press the FF/obutton during playback.
owill appear and the tape plays faster than
The display
normal speed. Press the PLAY(x2)button to return to normal
speed.
Pressing and holding the FF/obutton will cause the set to search
the tape forward at very high speed while displaying the picture.
Release the FF/obutton to return to normal speed.
Pressing the FF/obutton in the stop mode winds the tape
¢"¢
will appear on the screen.
forward. Then the display
If you press and hold the FF/obutton in this mode, the searching
picture will appear. This enables you to see what is on the tape. To
return to the FF mode, release the FF/obutton.
"
REW/
P/STILL
PLAY(x2)
FF/
If the tape winds forward to the end, it will automatically stop,
rewind to the beginning and then eject the tape.
Press the PLAY(x2)button twice.
The display
¢ºX2 will appear and the tape runs at twice play
speed. Press the PLAY(x2)button again to return to normal speed.
Reverse search
Press the REW/nbutton during playback.
nwill appear and the tape will play in reverse
The display
faster than normal speed. Press the PLAY(x2)button to return to
normal playback.
Pressing and holding the REW/nbutton will cause the set to
search the tape backward at very high speed while displaying the
picture. Release the REW/nbutton to return to normal playback.
the REW/nbutton in the stop mode winds the tape
will appear on the screen.
backward. Then the display
¢'¢
If you press and hold the REW/nbutton in this mode, the searching picture will appear. This enables you to see what is on the
tape. To return to the REW mode, release the REW/n button.
Pressing
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Note
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:
Sound is
automatically muted during
these
operations.
VCR
operation
Clock/count selection
Each time the CLOCK/COUNT button is pressed, the current time
and the tape counter appears alternately.
The tape counter displays the tape travel time in hours, minutes
and seconds during recording and playback.
Note : To reset the counter to M 0:00:00, press the RESET/CLEAR
button.
Memory stop
The memory stop makes it easy to return to a
tape after recording or playback. The tape
when the counter reaches M 0:00:00.
particular spot on the
automatically stops
EJECT
Start recording or playback.
Press the OK button twice to keep on displaying the current
time or the tape counter.
3. Press the CLOCK/COUNT button to display the tape counter.
4. Press the RESET/CLEAR button at the point you want to
review. The counter displays M 0:00:00.
5. Press the STOP button when you finish recording or playing the
1.
2.
tape.
Press the REW/n button. The tape stops at the
0:00:00.
7. Press the PLAY(x2) button to play back the tape.
6.
VHS Index Search
point
M
OK
System (VISS)
VISS signal marks on the tape let you scan through the start of
different programmes or search for a specific section of the tape.
REW/
Automatic VISS signal mark
A VISS signal is automatically marked on the tape whenever
recording starts. The display V.MARK will appear.
a particular VISS mark
Press the VISS button during playback. The display VISS 00
will appear on the screen.
2. Enter two digits with the NUMBER buttons to search for a
specific section of the tape.
For example, if the tape is at VISS 02 and you want to locate
VISS 05, press 0 3.
3. Press the REW/n button to search previous recorded
programmes. Or press the FF/o button to search programmes
further ahead. The display V.SEARCH 03 will appear on the screen.
PLAY(x2)
FF/
STOP
Searching
1.
When the specific section has been found, the tape
normal speed.
plays
CLOCK/
COUNT
RESET/
CLEAR
VISS
back at
each VISS mark
Press the VISS button during playback.
Press the REW/n or FF/o button.
The tape rewinds or advances rapidly to the next marked signal.
Then the tape plays back for about 5 seconds.
Each time VISS signal is detected and playback begins, the
VISS scan number, for example V.SCAN 04, will appear on the
Scanning
1.
2.
screen.
3. At the desired section, press the VISS button to
normal speed.
play
back at
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Recording
Manual
Contents
recording
This is the function used to record
external
equipment
a
TV programme or signal from
tape. The set cannot
onto a video cassette
record any programme in the NTSC system
for playback.
as
the NTSC system is
only
1.
Insert
2.
Press the REC/ITRbutton
the
a
tape with
screen.
a
safety
tab into the cassette compartment.
once. The display
appears
on
The REC/ITR indicator will illuminate.
recording is completed, press the STOP
button. If the tape reaches the end before you press the STOP
button, the set automatically stops, rewinds to the beginning
3. When the desired
and
POWER
Note
a.
ejects
:
If you try to record
a
automatically ejected
to
to use
over
b.
the tape.
tape without a safety tab, it will be
prevent accidental erasure. If you want
the tape without the safety tab, stick a small piece of tape
the
safety
tab hole.
If you don't wish to monitor while
button.
recording, press
the POWER
WARNING
recording of copyrighted programmes, films, video
tape and other materials may infringe upon the right of copyright
owners and be contrary to copyright laws.
Unauthorised
REC/ITR
Instant timer
recording (ITR)
This function is convenient when you want to start recording
immediately without going through the entire timer setting
procedure.
You don't have to set the time to
1.
Insert
tape with
2.
Press the REC/ITRbutton twice.
The
3.
a
display
a
safety
use
this function.
tab.
will appear.
ITR0:00
Repeatedly press the REC/ITRbutton to
length, which appears on the screen. You
set the
can
recording
select up to 9
hours at 30-minute intervals.
After
recording
for the preset time, the set switches to
standby.
To cancel the ITR function, press the REC/ITRbutton until the
display ITR0:00 appears.
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Recording
Timer programme
You
setting
Timer
programme the set to start and end recording while you
are away. Up to 5 recordings within one month can be programmed at the same time.
programme
10:10
can
PR
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1.Press the TIMER PROGbutton on the remote control handset
to display the Timer programmemenu. The current time and
the day of the week automatically appears under the display
Timer programme.
2. Press the ¡a/¡a button to select a recording item.
3. Select the PRposition with the ¢¸/¢º button and adjust the
programme number with the ¡a/¡a button.
4. Select the Dateposition with the ¢¸/¢º button and adjust the
day and the month with the ¡a/¡a button.
If the date is September 23, the Timer programmemode
appears as shown below.
Timer
10
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Date
23
09
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__
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__
__
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Use: ¢¸ ¡a¢º
Each time you press the
below.
24/09
25/09
...
Use: ¢¸ ¡a¢º
¡a
OK
Stop
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End:
POWER
MON
Start
Stop
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End:
OK
¡a
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Start
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programme
10:10
PR
__
Date
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MENU 3
MON
¡a button,
the date
changes
as
shown
OK
30/09
01/10
02/10
...
TIMER PROG
23/10
Each time you press the ¡a button, the date changes as shown
below.
Every DAY
Every SUN
Every MON Every SAT
SAT-SUN
MON-FRI
MON-SAT
5. Select the Startposition with the ¢¸/¢º button.
PR
VOL
...
Timer
programme
10:10
PR
10
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Date
MON
Start
Stop
25
09
10:10
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Use: ¢¸ ¡a¢º
¡a
End:
OK
Then adjust hour and minute with the ¡a/¡a button.
6. Select the Stopposition with the ¢¸/¢º button and adjust hour
and minute with the ¡a/¡a button.
7. Press the OK button.
8. Press the TIMER PROGbutton to return to normal TV viewing.
RESET/
CLEAR
After you finish programming, insert a tape with a safety tab and
press the POWERbutton to switch to standby mode. The TIMER
REC indicator will illuminate.
Note :
a. If you want to cancel a timer programme, select the recording
item with the ¡a/¡a button
press the ¢¸/¢º button and then
press the RESET/CLEAR button.
b. If you press the OK button after pressing an incorrect digit accidently
or setting the start and stop time that have already past, the
recording will automatically be erased.
c. If the clock has not yet been set, when you try to set timer
programme the MENU 4 will appear. Set the time and date
before proceeding.
d. You can only display the Timer programme menu during a
timer programme recording.
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Connection of external
equipment
Contents
You
can connect additional equipment, such as external VCRs,
camcorders, etc. to your set. Here shown may be somewhat
different from your set.
Aerial socket
1. Connect the RF out socket of the external VCR to the aerial
ANT IN
75
1
socket
on
the back of the set.
2. Connect the aerial cable to the RF aerial in socket of the
external VCR.
3.Store the external VCR channel on a desired programme
number using the 'Manual programme tuning' section.
4. Select the programme number where the external VCR channel
is stored.
5.Press the PLAYbutton on the external VCR.
VCR
Audio/Video in/out sockets
ANT IN
AV1
OUT
OUT
AUDIO
VIDEO
IN
(option)
1. Connect the audio/video out sockets of the external VCR to
audio/video in sockets of the set and in sockets of the VCR to
75
IN
out sockets of the set.
2.
3.
VCR
Press the TV/AVbutton to select AV1.
Press the PLAYbutton on the VCR.
The VCR playback picture appears on the
You
can
screen.
also record programmes received
out sockets.
by
the TV
on
video
tape via audio/video
Euro scart socket
1. Connect the
ANT IN
75
1
euro
(option)
scart socket of the external VCR to the Euro
scart socket 1 on the set.
2.
Press the PLAY button on the VCR.
If your external VCR outputs a switching voltage connect to
Euro scart socket. If Auto AV Onis selected, the set will
switch to AV1 mode automatically.
Otherwise, press the TV/AVbutton
on the remote control
handset to select AV1. The external VCR playback picture
appears on the screen.
VCR
You
can
also record programmes received
by
the TV
on
video
tape.
You can dub the recording of the external VCR by pressing the
REC/ITRbutton on the set or remote control handset.
Audio/Video in sockets
1. Connect the audio/video out sockets of the external VCR to the
POWER
REC/ITRREW/
VCR
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PLAY(x2)
FF
audio/video sockets on the front.
Press the TV/AVbutton to select AV2.
3. Press the PLAYbutton on the external VCR.
The external VCR playback picture appears on the
2.
screen.
check list
Troubleshooting
Contents
IN TV/VCR RECEPTION
Symptoms
Check Points
Make
No
picture
or
plugged
working AC power socket.
Check that the power is switched to 'ON'.
Check aerial is properly connected along with any other connections. If
aerial is used, see it is pointing in the right direction.
sound
sure
the unit is
Check aerial is
Picture OK; sound poor
the
into
a
properly connected,
If
an
indoor aerial is used,
it is
see
indoor
an
pointing
in
direction.
right
Adjust the volume.
Try another channel: it might be a transmitter fault.
Sound OK; no picture
Adjust the picture.
Check aerial is properly connected. If an indoor aerial is used, see it is pointing in
Picture faint or blurred
the right direction.
Adjust the CONTRAST control.
Check aerial is properly connected. If an indoor aerial is used, see it is pointing in
Picture rolls vertically
the right direction.
Check aerial is properly connected. If an indoor aerial is used, see it is pointing in
Ghosts or multiple images
the right direction.
Suspect reception interference and fit a directional or external aerial.
Wrong colour or no colour
Adjust the COLOUR control. With NTSC AV, try adjusting the TINT control.
No response to pressing Press the buttons again carefully. If no response, unplug the set from the mains
front control buttons
socket, and then plug it in and try again.
No response to remote Check the batteries are fitted in right way round.
control
Replace the batteries.
IN TV/VCR OPERATION
Check Points
Symptoms
The
tape
insertion is
impo-
ssible
Nothing happens when
are pressed
Auto play function won't work
buttons
TV programmes cannot
be recorded
Insert the
tape with the window side up and the safety tab
See that there isn't a tape in the machine already.
There is
Check that the
recording
can't be
done
safety
tab
on
you.
into the memory: cancel the set 'STOP' time.
the video cassette
tape is removed.
Have you tuned the set's channels properly?
See that the safety tab on the video cassette is still intact.
Check the aerial and its connections.
Set the
Timer
something programmed
facing
recording start/stop time correctly.
a power supply interruption
Has there been
before
or
during
Timer
recording?
Try reprogramming again.
picture in Check that the video cassette
tape has been recorded on.
playback: the playback
the Tracking Control (This should remove 'streaks')
Adjust
picture is of poor quality or Clean the Heads of TVCR.
is streaky
Reconnect the mains plug to a power socket: reset programmes (problem
VCR does not operate
by a power interruption).
There
Video
jammed
If so,
the timer will have lost details of the instructions you gave it and it will not function.
is
no
cassette
in its slot
tape
Check that you set the proper 'START' time.
If the tape is inserted the wrong way it may become stuck. Wait
see
if the machine will
working,
on no
account
automatically eject
try free it but
a
caused
few seconds to
it. If it does not, and the machine
stops
contact your local dealer.
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